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message 1: by Casey, (last edited Dec 18, 2014 12:15PM) (new)

Casey, with a book (caseydilla) | 35 comments Stuck In a Rut Challenge COMPLETE
July 6, 2013 - July 5, 2014 (extended to November 15, 2014)
Level: Middle of the Road
Goal: 25/25

TASK ONE: A Mix of Old and New:
A. Read 1x complete Trilogy
1. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin 10/31/14 ★★★★
2. The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin 11/04/14 ★★★★
3. The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin 11/09/14 ★★★★

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1) by Michelle Hodkin The Evolution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #2) by Michelle Hodkin The Retribution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #3) by Michelle Hodkin
B. Read 2x books that have your Favorite Color on the cover (I have no favorite color! But I choose RED)
1. Sun Poisoned by Nikki Rae 09/21/13 ★★★★ review
2. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo 07/09/14 ★★★★ review

Sun Poisoned (Sunshine, #2) by Nikki Rae Ruin and Rising (The Grisha, #3) by Leigh Bardugo
C. Read 3x books from your Favorite Author/s
1. Stardust by Neil Gaiman 08/05/13 ★★★★ review
2. Looking for Alaska by John Green 07/15/13 ★★★★★
3. In the Age of Love and Chocolate by Gabrielle Zevin 10/31/13 ★★★★★ review

Stardust by Neil Gaiman Looking for Alaska by John Green In the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright, #3) by Gabrielle Zevin
D. Read 4x Different New to You Authors
1. Slated by Teri Terry 07/11/13 ★★★★ review
2. Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick 11/15/14 NO RATING
3. Sunshine by Nikki Rae 07/14/13 ★★★★1/2 review
4. The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider 07/23/13 ★★★ review

Slated (Slated, #1) by Teri Terry Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick Sunshine (Sunshine, #1) by Nikki Rae The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider
E. Read 5x Different Genres
1. Classic - Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert 10/17/13 ★★★★
2. Children's - The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick 07/17/13 ★★★ review
3. Memoir - Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down by Rosecrans Baldwin
4. Adult Fiction - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 07/31/13 ★★★★ review
5. Fairy Tale Retelling - Beastly by Alex Flinn 08/04/13 ★★★★ review

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down by Rosecrans Baldwin The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Beastly by Alex Flinn

TASK TWO: Books of All Sizes:
A. Read 2 X Short Stories (Less than 100 pages)
1. A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 07/26/13 ★★★
2. The Audition by Rachel Hartman 08/25/13 ★★★★ review(ish)

A Study in Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes, #1) by Arthur Conan Doyle Seraphina The Audition (Seraphina, #0.5) by Rachel Hartman
B. Read 2 X Novellas (Less than 200 pages)
1. Before Midnight: A Retelling of "Cinderella" by Cameron Dokey 07/07/13 ★★1/2 review(ish)
2. Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan 07/08/13 ★★★ review

Once Before Midnight / Golden / Wild Orchid by Cameron Dokey Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
C. Read 2 X Novels (200-400 pages)
1. The Rising by Kelley Armstrong 07/21/13 ★★★1/2
2. Burn for Burn by Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian 08/02/13 ★★★ review

The Rising (Darkness Rising, #3) by Kelley Armstrong Burn for Burn (Burn for Burn, #1) by Jenny Han
D. Read 2 X Chunky books (More than 400 pages)
1. Snow Like Ashes by Sarah Raasch 10/26/14 ★★
2. Winger by Andrew Smith 09/07/13 ★★★★★ review

Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes, #1) by Sara Raasch Winger (Winger, #1) by Andrew Smith


message 2: by Casey, (last edited Jan 01, 2016 12:41PM) (new)

Casey, with a book (caseydilla) | 35 comments All About You Challenge COMPLETE
August 5, 2013 to December 28, 2015
Total: 36/36

I'm going to read 3 books for each "month" but not monthly, and I'm going to change month 9 to suit this.

Month 1: Read your Birthday Month (August)
A: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 04/22/14 ★★★★★ thoughts
U: Uncommon Criminals by Ally Carter 12/05/14 NO RATING
G: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathon Swift 09/15/13 ★★★ review

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society, #2) by Ally Carter Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

Month 2: Read your Birthstone (Peridot)
Green books

1. A Matter of Days by Amber Kizer 11/25/13 ★★★1/2 review
2. American Gods by Neil Gaiman 03/23/14 ★★★ thoughts
3
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell 05/02/14 ★★★★

A Matter of Days by Amber Kizer American Gods by Neil Gaiman Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Month 3: Read your sign (Leo)
L: Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo 10/06/13 ★★★★ review
E: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir 05/27/15 ★★★ review
O: Obasan by Joy Kogawa 03/09/14 ★★★★★review

Siege and Storm (The Grisha, #2) by Leigh Bardugo An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1) by Sabaa Tahir Obasan by Joy Kogawa

Month 4: Read your Chinese zodiac sign (Rat)
R: The Winner's Curse by Maria Rutkoski 03/20/14 ★★★
A: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell 03/25/14 ★★★★★
T: The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan 11/01/13 ★★★★ review
The Winner's Curse (The Winner's Trilogy, #1) by Marie Rutkoski Attachments by Rainbow Rowell The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan

Month 5: Read 3 books set in a country you'd like to visit (France)
1. Heist Society by Ally Carter 04/27/14 ★★★★ thoughts
2. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein 01/12/15 ★★★★ review
3. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr NO RATING

Heist Society (Heist Society, #1) by Ally Carter Code Name Verity (Code Name Verity, #1) by Elizabeth Wein All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Month 6: Read 3 books from your favorite genre (Young Adult)
1. Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder 09/07/13 ★★★ review
2. The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson 02/24/14 ★★★ review
3. Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor 01/05/15 ★★★★

Fire Study (Study, #3) by Maria V. Snyder The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1) by Rae Carson Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3) by Laini Taylor

Month 7: Read 3 books with your child or a friend
1. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare REREAD 08/24/13 ★★★★★
2. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan REREAD 12/25/13 ★★★★
3. Unwind by Neal Shusterman REREAD 02/01/14 ★★★★★

City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3) by Cassandra Clare The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan Unwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman

Month 8: Read 3 books written by some of your favorite authors
1. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green 02/26/14 ★★★★★
2. Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin 04/24/14 ★★★★1/2 thoughts
3. The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith 04/11/15 ★★★★

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith

Month 9: Read your favorite flower (Any)
Flower covers
1. The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen 07/21/15 ★★★
2. The Last Echo by Kimberly Derting 12/26/15 ★★★
3. Dead Silence by Kimberly Derting 12/28/15 ★★★★

The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen The Last Echo (The Body Finder, #3) by Kimberly Derting Dead Silence (The Body Finder, #4) by Kimberly Derting

Month 10: Read one of your favorite foods (Almonds)
A: Mansfield Park by Jane Austen 11/26/13 ★★★★1/2
L: Fly on the Wall: How One Girl Saw Everything by E. Lockhart 02/21/14 ★★★★1/2 review
M: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 08/16/13 ★★★★

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Fly on the Wall How One Girl Saw Everything by E. Lockhart Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Month 11: Read 3 books by authors you've never read before, but have been meaning to
1. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead 02/09/14 ★★★★★ review
2. The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson 04/04/14 ★★★★★
3. Sabriel by Garth Nix 04/14/15 ★★review

Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1) by Richelle Mead The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson Sabriel (Abhorsen, #1) by Garth Nix

Month 12: Read your (current) favorite Book Crush's name (Myles)
M: Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion 08/29/13 ★★★ review
Y: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon 09/09/15 ★★★ review
L: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo 09/01/13 ★★★★ review

Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies, #1) by Isaac Marion Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Shadow and Bone (The Grisha, #1) by Leigh Bardugo


message 3: by Casey, (last edited Oct 01, 2017 11:31AM) (new)

Casey, with a book (caseydilla) | 35 comments Obviously, I'm in lol. Thanks for posting it!


The Twelve Towers Challenge
September 25, 2013 - March 25, 2018
Level: Slow and Steady
Goal: 69/78

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12. Hex Hall (Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1) by Graeme Simsion A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen Legend (Legend, #1) by Marie Lu The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater Vicious (Villains, #1) by V.E. Schwab Let It Snow Three Holiday Romances by John Green Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, #1) by Gail Carriger Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
11. Dash & Lily's Book of Dares (Dash & Lily, #1) by Rachel Cohn Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep Sapphique (Incarceron, #2) by Catherine Fisher Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #1) by Ransom Riggs The Nature of Jade by Deb Caletti Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1) by Kendare Blake Red Glove (Curse Workers, #2) by Holly Black Girl of Nightmares (Anna, #2) by Kendare Blake Time Between Us (Time Between Us, #1) by Tamara Ireland Stone Time After Time (Time Between Us, #2) by Tamara Ireland Stone
10. Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn
9. Trapped (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #5) by Kevin Hearne World After (Penryn & the End of Days, #2) by Susan Ee Vengeance (Fracture, #2) by Megan Miranda Burn (Pure, #3) by Julianna Baggott Sun Damage (Sunshine, #3) by Nikki Rae Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3) by Deborah Harkness Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, #4) by Richelle Mead
8. Fortunately, the Milk... by Neil Gaiman The Walking Dead, Vol. 01 Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman The Sandman Omnibus, Vol. 1 by Neil Gaiman The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad Night of Cake & Puppets (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #2.5) by Laini Taylor In Time (The Darkest Minds, #1.5) by Alexandra Bracken
7. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits, #1) by Katie McGarry The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1) by Alexandra Bracken Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1) by Michelle Hodkin Lioness Rampant (Song of the Lioness, #4) by Tamora Pierce The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
6. Reality Boy by A.S. King The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black Rebel Belle (Rebel Belle, #1) by Rachel Hawkins Breakable (Contours of the Heart, #2) by Tammara Webber Noggin by John Corey Whaley My True Love Gave to Me Twelve Holiday Stories by Stephanie Perkins
5. The Good Dream by Donna VanLiere What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell Stolen A Letter to My Captor by Lucy Christopher Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
4. Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3) by Marissa Meyer Inkspell (Inkworld, #2) by Cornelia Funke Good Omens The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
3. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4) by Cassandra Clare UnWholly (Unwind, #2) by Neal Shusterman
2. Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick The Queen of Everything by Deb Caletti
1. The Shipping News by Annie Proulx


message 4: by Casey, (last edited Nov 15, 2017 02:48PM) (new)

Casey, with a book (caseydilla) | 35 comments Cool, I just started using NetGalley so this will be a good way to stay on top of it.

NetGalley Challenge: July 2017

STARTING RATIO: 25%

BOOKSHELF
The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond The Scandal by Fredrik Backman Right Where You Left Me by Calla Devlin

REVIEWS: 1
The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond - review

ADDED: 0

CURRENT RATIO: 50%

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NetGalley Challenge: August 2017


STARTING FEEDBACK RATIO: 50%

BOOKSHELF
The Scandal by Fredrik Backman Right Where You Left Me by Calla Devlin

REVIEWS:
The Scandal (Beartown) by Fredrik Backman

ADDED: 1
There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins
I also put in a request for Megan Miranda's latest... crossing my fingers on that one!

CURRENT FEEDBACK RATIO: 80%

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NetGalley Challenge: September 2017


STARTING FEEDBACK RATIO: 80%

BOOKSHELF
Right Where You Left Me by Calla Devlin There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

REVIEWS:
1. Right Where You Left Me - ★★★

ADDED: 1
Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman !!!

CURRENT FEEDBACK RATIO: 83%

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NetGalley Challenge: October 2017


STARTING FEEDBACK RATIO: 83%

BOOKSHELF
There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Can I just say how ecstatic I am to have Tess of the Road?!

REVIEWS: 0

ADDED: 0

CURRENT FEEDBACK RATIO: 83%

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NetGalley Challenge: November 2017


STARTING FEEDBACK RATIO: 83%

BOOKSHELF
There's Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

Can I just say how ecstatic I am to have Tess of the Road?!

REVIEWS:

ADDED:

CURRENT FEEDBACK RATIO: 83%


message 5: by Casey, (last edited Oct 01, 2017 11:17AM) (new)

Casey, with a book (caseydilla) | 35 comments NetGalley Challenge


message 6: by Casey, (last edited Oct 01, 2017 11:58AM) (new)

Casey, with a book (caseydilla) | 35 comments Oh cool! Thanks for re-posting. I guess it's time to do it again :)

The Twelve Towers Challenge #2
October 01, 2017 - October 01, 2020
Level: Eyes on Target
Goal: 01/78

12 books that you've acquired most recently

11 books that you never find time to get around to or that have been on your shelves the longest

10 books you randomly select from your shelves

9 sequels, series continuations, or spin-offs

8 novellas or short-stories - they can be part of anthologies, you don't have to read the whole book in this case.

7 books that everyone seems to have read but you

6 anticipated releases

5 books that were recommended to you via Goodreads

4 books that you started but never finished

3 books that you've already read before

2 books with covers that you don't think fit the storyline or that you don't like the covers of but everyone raves about the books

1 book that intimidates you


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