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message 1: by Lu (last edited Dec 31, 2013 06:33AM) (new)

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So this year I am doing my Honors, so I will hardly be reading anything :(

1 January 2013 - 31st December 2013

Goal:

60 books = 50/60
20,000 words = 17,083


message 2: by Lu (last edited Dec 31, 2013 06:36AM) (new)

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Word of the Month completed:

January - LAS
June - SARS and SKELM
July - GROM

Author of the Month completed:

City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2) by Cassandra Clare Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes Druid Lords (Caledonia Fae, #4) by India Drummond Joyland by Stephen King

Book of the Month completed:

The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1) by Alexandra Bracken The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Carrie by Stephen King House of Night Legacy (House of Night The Graphic Novel #1-5) by P.C. Cast The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1) by Rick Yancey The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith Steel Wind Rising by Scott Meintjes Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma Oryx and Crake (MaddAdam Trilogy, #1) by Margaret Atwood Looking for Alaska by John Green The 100 (The Hundred, #1) by Kass Morgan Joyland by Stephen King


message 3: by Lu (last edited Jan 24, 2013 04:34AM) (new)

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Other Challenges completed:

Challenges progress:

The Mishmash Challenge
23/30

The Diabolical Reading Challenge
Total books read: 53
Total tasks finished: 16

A Life Full Of Books 2012/2013
10/24

Parasol Protectorate Challenge
4/25

A-Z Challenges
2013 A-Z Character Challenge - 9/25
2013 A-Z Author Challenge - 9/25
2013 A-Z Book Challenge - 7/25
2013 A-Z Location Challenge - 4/25
2013 A-Z SA Book Lovers - 7/25

2013 Series Madness Challenge
- 2 Points

Yearly Challenges 2013

Visiting Old Friends: (8/25)
Me, Myself and I: (5/25)
Exploring Goodreads: (14/25)
A Bibliophiles playlist: (17/25)
Making Connections: (18/25)

Total: 62/125

The Mzansi Challenge
✔ - Kiff 3/3

Completed Challenges

Dr Who Challenge


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message 7: by Lu (last edited Feb 11, 2013 01:34AM) (new)

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Book to movie/tv adaptions watched:

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky - 5 star, The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien - 3.5 star, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith - 3 star, My Week With Marilyn by Colin Clark - 4.5 stars, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan - 3 stars

Book to movie/tv adaptions read:

Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1) by Isaac Marion Carrie by Stephen King

Movie/tv to novels read:

Other movies:

* Butter - 4 stars
* The Dark Night Rises - 5 stars
* Premium Rush - 3.5 stars
* Savages - 4 stars
* Albatross - 2 stars
* Coyote Ugly - 4 stars
* The Breakfast Club - 3 stars
* Real Steal
* Mindhunters
* This is 40
* Deep Blue Sea


message 8: by Lu (last edited Jan 02, 2014 05:33AM) (new)

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Publishers:

Harlequin

HarlequinMIRA
Scent of Magic - 4
Rogue - 4
Harlequin Teen
The Eternity Cure - 4

Random House

Vintage
Warm Bodies - 3
Alfred A. Knopf
The Tragedy Paper - 4
Doubleday
The Night Circus - 4
Random House Children's Publishers
The Oathbreaker's Shadow - 4
Definitions
Forbidden - 4
Anchor
Oryx and Crake - 5

Hyperion/Disney Book Group

The Darkest Minds - 4
The Battle of the Labyrinth - 2
These Broken Stars - 4

Simon & Schuster

Joyland - 4
Margaret K. McElderry Books
City of Ashes - 3
Pocket Books
Carrie - 4
Atria Books
The Sea of Tranquility - 5
Pulse
Unnatural Selection - 3

Macmillan

Pan
The Dead of Night - 3
Tom Doherty Associates
A Natural History of Dragons - 5
Feiwel & Friends
Cinder - 5
Scarlet - 4
Macmillan Children's Books
Darkest Hour - 3

St Martin

Press
Uses for Boys - 4

Walker Books

The Sky Is Everywhere - 4
Wild Cards - 2

Hachette

Little, Brown and Company
Daughter of Smoke and Bone - 4
Room - 5
The 100 - 4
Beautiful Creatures - 2
Grand Central Publishing
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe - 5
Orbit
Changeless - 5
Heartless - 5
Blameless - 5
Mulholland Books
The Cuckoo's Calling - 4

Penguin

The 5th Wave - 3
New American Library
Lover Avenged - 5
Berkley Sensation
Undead and Unemployed - 3
Razorbill
The Indigo Spell - 5
Across the Universe - 4
Ace Trade
Magic Bites - 2
Speak
Looking for Alaska - 4

HarperCollins

Harper
The Shining Girls - 4

Sourcebooks Fire

The Liar Society - 3

Wild Child Publishing

Existence - 2

EgmontUSA

Notes from Ghost Town - 4

Open Road Integrated Media

Marilyn: Norma Jeane - 3

Self published/Indie

Sapphire Star Publishing
Finding Claire Fletcher - 5
Rutherford-Leigh Publishing
Steel Wind Rising - 4
ZPB Publishing
144 - 5
Trindlemoss Publishers
Druid Lords - 5
Osborne Porter Literary Services
Game for Anything - 4


message 9: by Lu (last edited Jan 31, 2013 04:25AM) (new)

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January

1. Scent of Magic (Healer, #2) by Maria V. Snyder 2. The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken 3. Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1) by Isaac Marion 4. City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2) by Cassandra Clare 5. The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan 6. The Dead of Night (Tomorrow, #2) by John Marsden 7. Uses for Boys by Erica Lorraine Scheidt 8. The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
9. Finding Claire Fletcher by Lisa Regan 10. Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1) by Laini Taylor 11. The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #4) by Rick Riordan


message 10: by Lu (last edited Mar 13, 2013 11:42AM) (new)

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February:

12. A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan 13. Carrie by Stephen King 14. Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles, #1) by Kami Garcia 15. Lover Avenged (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #7) by J.R. Ward 16. Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer
Comics - Fashion Forward The Comic (Issue #1) by Shawnee Gibbs


message 11: by Lu (last edited Apr 05, 2013 12:29PM) (new)

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March:

17. Undead and Unemployed (Undead, #2) by MaryJanice Davidson 18. The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli 19. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 20. Changeless (Parasol Protectorate, #2) by Gail Carriger

Comics - Archeologists of Shadows Volume #1 by Lara Fuentes Fathom #0 (Fathom, V1) by Michael Layne Turner Fathom #0.5 by Michael Layne Turner Fathom #1 (Fathom V1) by Michael Layne Turner Fathom #2 (Fathom V1) by Michael Layne Turner Fathom #3 by Michael Layne Turner Fathom #4 by Michael Layne Turner Fathom #5 by Michael Layne Turner Cinderella, Vol. 1 From Fabletown With Love by Chris Roberson Smallville Guardian (Season 11 # 1) by Brian Q. Miller Smallville Guardian (Season 11 #2) by Bryan Q. Miller My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #1 by Katie Cook My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #2 by Katie Cook My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #3 by Katie Cook My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic #4 by Katie Cook
Graphic Novels - Twilight The Graphic Novel, Vol. 1 (Twilight The Graphic Novel, #1) by Stephenie Meyer Jurassic Park Dangerous Games by Greg Bear
Manga - Vampire Knight, Vol. 1 (Vampire Knight, #1) by Matsuri Hino


message 12: by Lu (last edited Jun 02, 2013 01:12AM) (new)

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April:

21. Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles, #2) by Marissa Meyer 22. The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines, #3) by Richelle Mead 22. Blameless (Parasol Protectorate, #3) by Gail Carriger

Manga - Chobits, Volume 1 (Chobits, #1) by CLAMP Pandora Hearts, Vol. 1 by Jun Mochizuki

Graphic Novels - Batman Year One by Frank Miller

Comics - Batman #0 by Scott Snyder Batman, Vol. 1 The Court of Owls by Scott Snyder Batman, Vol. 2 The City of Owls by Scott Snyder


message 13: by Lu (last edited Jun 02, 2013 01:07AM) (new)

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May:

23. Heartless (Parasol Protectorate, #4) by Gail Carriger 24. The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

Graphic Novels - House of Night Legacy (House of Night The Graphic Novel #1-5) by P.C. Cast

Comics - Doctor Who The Forgotten (The Forgotten, #1-6) by Tony Lee


message 14: by Lu (last edited Jun 29, 2013 12:09PM) (new)

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June:

25. Marilyn Norma Jeane by Gloria Steinem 26. The Oathbreaker's Shadow (The Knots Sequence, #1) by Amy McCulloch 27. The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay 28. The Liar Society (The Liar Society, #1) by Lisa Roecker 29. Existence (Existence Trilogy, #1) by Abbi Glines

Comics - Green Arrow Year One by Andy Diggle Buffy the Vampire Slayer The Long Way Home (Season 8, #1) by Joss Whedon


message 15: by Lu (last edited Aug 01, 2013 12:52PM) (new)

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July:

30. Darkest Hour (The Mediator, #4) by Meg Cabot 31. Druid Lords (Caledonia Fae, #4) by India Drummond 32. The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1) by Rick Yancey 33. Game for Anything by Nikki Meyer 34. Room by Emma Donoghue 35. Unnatural Selection (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 3, #19) by Mel Odom


message 16: by Lu (new)

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I have reached both my goals:

30 books = 32/30
10,000 words = 11,074

New Goals:

60 books
20,000 words


message 17: by Lu (last edited Nov 02, 2013 11:07AM) (new)

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August:

None

September:

36. Across the Universe (Across the Universe, #1) by Beth Revis 37. Steel Wind Rising by Scott Meintjes 38. Notes from Ghost Town by Kate Ellison


message 18: by Lu (last edited Nov 02, 2013 11:06AM) (new)

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October:

39. The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden, #2) by Julie Kagawa 40. The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith 41. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma 42. Rogue (Shifters, #2) by Rachel Vincent 43. 144 by Joe Pringle


message 19: by Lu (last edited Nov 23, 2013 12:16AM) (new)

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November:

44. These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1) by Amie Kaufman 45. Oryx and Crake (MaddAdam Trilogy, #1) by Margaret Atwood

Graphic Novel/Comic:

Batman The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller Batgirl, Vol. 1 Batgirl Rising by Bryan Q. Miller Astro City Vol. 1 Life in the Big City by Kurt Busiek


message 20: by Lu (last edited Dec 31, 2013 06:34AM) (new)

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December:

46. Looking for Alaska by John Green 47. Wild Cards (Wild Cards, #1) by Simone Elkeles 48. The 100 (The Hundred, #1) by Kass Morgan 49. Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews 50. Joyland by Stephen King


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