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message 1: by Adriana (last edited Dec 03, 2015 02:39PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Yearly Reading Challenges



The Goal: To travel England by reading, and read at least one book per however many counties of England you decide to read.

Level three: 7 - 12 books

Planned Reads:

Evelina by Fanny Burney The Longest Journey by E.M. Forster Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen Far from the Madding Crowd  by Thomas Hardy The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter Emma by Jane Austen Mansfield Park by Jane Austen Persuasion by Jane Austen


message 2: by Adriana (last edited May 16, 2016 10:41AM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Foodies Read 2016

The Goal: Read books about food.

What counts as a food book? Any genre – fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, etc. If food is a major part of the plot then it counts!

Level: Pastry Chef: 4 to 8 books

Planned Reads:

It's Raining Cupcakes by Lisa Schroeder Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling, Margot Apple (Illustrator), Margo Apple (Illustrator) by Margot Apple The Candymakers by Wendy Mass Bake Sale by Sara Varon The Secret Ingredient by Stewart Lewis Vegan for Her The Woman�s Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet by Virginia Messina The Girls' Guide to Love and Supper Clubs by Dana Bate

Books Read:

The Cupcake Witch (The Chancellor Fairy Tales, #2) by Poppy Lawless It's Raining Cupcakes by Lisa Schroeder Vegan for Her The Woman's Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet by Ginny Messina

3 books read


message 3: by Adriana (last edited May 17, 2016 07:45PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments I Love Picture Books Reading Challenge

The Goal: Read picture books.

Read: 25 picture books

Planned Reads:

The Apple Pie That Papa Baked by Lauren Thompson Stop That Pickle! by Peter Armour Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban Pecan Pie Baby by Jacqueline Woodson If Kids Ran the World by Leo Dillon And Away We Go! by Migy Why We Live Where We Live by Kira Vermond Arto's Big Move by Monica Arnaldo The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires The Adventures of Beekle The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

Books Read:

Arto's Big Move by Monica Arnaldo Noni Speaks Up by Heather Hartt-Sussman If I Had a Gryphon by Vikki VanSickle Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas by Natasha Yim Mia and the Too Big Tutu (My First I Can Read) (Mia) by Robin Farley Fancy Nancy and the Mean Girl by Jane O'Connor Penny and Her Song by Kevin Henkes

7/25 books read


message 4: by Adriana (last edited May 16, 2016 10:44AM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Royal Challenge 2016

The Goal: Read books that have a royal theme.

Level: Princess: 13 to 15 books

Planned Reads:

Princess Academy (Princess Academy, #1) by Shannon Hale Enna Burning (The Books of Bayern #2) by Shannon Hale Dealing with Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #1) by Patricia C. Wrede Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #2) by Patricia C. Wrede Calling on Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #3) by Patricia C. Wrede Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles, #4) by Patricia C. Wrede The Crown (The Selection, #5) by Kiera Cass Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2) by Sarah J. Maas Beyond the Hundred Kingdoms (The Courageous Princess, #1) by Rod Espinosa

Books Read:

Scarlet (Scarlet, #1) by A.C. Gaughen My Faire Lady by Laura Wettersten The Iron King (The Iron Fey, #1) by Julie Kagawa The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, #4) by Maggie Stiefvater Half Upon a Time by James Riley Twice Upon a Time (Half Upon a Time, #2) by James Riley Once Upon the End (Half Upon a Time, #3) by James Riley A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2) by Sarah J. Maas Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard

9/15 books read


message 5: by Adriana (last edited May 16, 2016 10:46AM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments 2016 Horror Challenge

The Goal: Read horror books.

Level: Running Scared 1-5

Planned Reads:

White Space (Dark Passages, #1) by Ilsa J. Bick Into the Grey by Celine Kiernan Bad Girls Don't Die (Bad Girls Don't Die, #1) by Katie Alender

Books Read:

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll Into the Grey by Celine Kiernan Bad Girls Don't Die (Bad Girls Don't Die, #1) by Katie Alender As Dead As It Gets (Bad Girls Don't Die, #3) by Katie Alender From Bad to Cursed (Bad Girls Don't Die, #2) by Katie Alender

5 books read Challenge Complete


message 6: by Adriana (last edited May 17, 2016 07:45PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Retelling Challenge

The Goal: Read Retellings

Level: Enchanted Moura 1-4

Planned reads:

A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2) by Sarah J. Maas

Books Read:

Scarlet (Scarlet, #1) by A.C. Gaughen Half Upon a Time by James Riley Twice Upon a Time (Half Upon a Time, #2) by James Riley Once Upon the End (Half Upon a Time, #3) by James Riley A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2) by Sarah J. Maas Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas by Natasha Yim

6/2 books read Challenge Complete


message 7: by Adriana (last edited May 17, 2016 07:45PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments 2016 Graphic Novel and Manga Challenge

The Goal: Read graphic novels, comics, and mangas.

Level: Bronze Age (24 books)

Planned Reads:

Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen Queen of the World! (Babymouse, #1) by Jennifer L. Holm Nursery Rhyme Comics 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists by Chris Duffy Bake Sale by Sara Varon Batgirl, Vol. 1 The Batgirl of Burnside by Cameron Stewart Beyond the Hundred Kingdoms (The Courageous Princess, #1) by Rod Espinosa Oz Ozma of Oz (Marvel Classics) by Eric Shanower Giants Beware! (Chronicles of Claudette #1) by Jorge Aguirre Curses! Foiled Again (Foiled, #2) by Jane Yolen The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang Hopeless Savages Greatest Hits 2000-2010 by Jen Van Meter Rat Queens, Vol. 1 Sass & Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe Nimona by Noelle Stevenson SuperMutant Magic Academy by Jillian Tamaki Battling Boy by Paul Pope

Books Read:

Through the Woods by Emily Carroll Crystal Cadets by Anne Toole Nursery Rhyme Comics 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists by Chris Duffy Batgirl, Vol. 1 The Batgirl of Burnside by Cameron Stewart Oz Ozma of Oz (Marvel Classics) by Eric Shanower Queen of the World! (Babymouse, #1) by Jennifer L. Holm Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen Adulthood Is a Myth A Sarah's Scribbles Collection by Sarah Andersen

8/24 books read


message 8: by Adriana (last edited May 17, 2016 07:46PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments NetGalley Reading Challenge

The Goal: To get your feedback ratio to 80%.

Level: 5-10 easy

Books Read:

Where You'll Find Me by Natasha Friend Crystal Cadets by Anne Toole Noni Speaks Up by Heather Hartt-Sussman If I Had a Gryphon by Vikki VanSickle After the Woods by Kim Savage That’s Not Hay in My Hair by Juliette Turner Adulthood Is a Myth A Sarah's Scribbles Collection by Sarah Andersen

7 books read


message 9: by Adriana (last edited May 16, 2016 10:55AM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Christmas in Winter

The Goal: Read books that spell out Christmas in Winter.

Challenge from December 1st, 2015 - February 28th, 2016

Planned Reads:

Court by Cat Patrick Hopeless Savages Greatest Hits 2000-2010 by Jen Van Meter Rat Queens, Vol. 1 Sass & Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe It's Raining Cupcakes by Lisa Schroeder Some Kind of Magic by Adrian Fogelin Fancy Nancy Tea for Two by Jane O'Connor The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1) by Rick Riordan A Girl Called Malice (Facing the Music, #2) by Aurelia B. Rowl The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang If Kids Ran the World by Leo Dillon Nothing Can Possibly Go Wrong by Prudence Shen Witch Finder (Witch Finder, #1) by Ruth Warburton I Wish for You by Camilla Isley Nursery Rhyme Comics 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists by Chris Duffy The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter Emma by Jane Austen Redwall The Graphic Novel by Stuart Moore

C- Court
H-
R- The Ramblers: A Novel
I- I Wish for You
S- Some Kind of Magic
T- Fancy Nancy: Tea for Two
M- My Faire Lady
A- A Girl Called Malice
S- Scarlet

I-
N- Nonsense!

W- Where You'll Find Me
I-
N- Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists
T- Through the Woods
E-
R-

12/17 books read


message 10: by Adriana (last edited May 16, 2016 11:12AM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments A TO Z CHALLENGE -- CHARACTER EDITION
Duration: January 1, through December 31, 2016.


Playing off of our I-Spy “Book Title” edition, we are introducing the A to Z Challenge “Character Edition.” Read a book with a character to fit for each letter of the alphabet. You can use the first letters of character’s first or last name. You may only use one character per book, and you may use memoirs/biographies/autobiographies for this challenge.

A- Anna from Where You'll Find Me
B- Barbara Gordon from Batgirl, Vol. 1: The Batgirl of Burnside
C- Cassie from The 5th Wave
D- Dominic from Into the Grey
E- Emily from Nowhere But Here
F- Finn from Bone Gap
G- Gansey from The Raven King
H- Horatio from The Cupcake Witch: The Witching Hour Collection
I- Isabel from It's Raining Cupcakes
J- Jonah from Your Voice Is All I Hear
K- Kasey from Bad Girls Don't Die
L- Liza from The Spindlers
M- Megan from From Bad to Cursed
N- Nastya from The Sea of Tranquility
O- Ozma from Oz: Ozma of Oz
P- Penryn from Angelfall
Q-
R- Rowena from My Faire Lady
S- Scarlet from Scarlet
T- Tori from Colonial Madness
U-
V- Violet from The Body Finder
W- West from Until Friday Night
X-
Y-
Z- Zoe from Crystal Cadets


message 11: by Adriana (last edited Dec 14, 2015 05:39PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Christmas in Winter Update

N- Nonsense!

1/17 books read


message 12: by Adriana (last edited Jan 01, 2016 06:20PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Christmas in Winter Update

S- Some Kind of Magic
T- Fancy Nancy: Tea for Two

3/17 books read


message 13: by Adriana (last edited May 16, 2016 11:17AM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments 2016 Monthly Keyword Reading Challenge

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The Goal: Read books each month that have a keyword in the title.

January: Crowd, Girl, The, Bad, Soul, Soft
1. Through the Woods
2. Batgirl, Vol. 1: The Batgirl of Burnside

February: Veil, Kiss, Her, Break, Love, Stars
1. Vegan for Her: The Woman's Guide to Being Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet

March: Game, Fire, Darkness, School, Like, Change
1. Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire: The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56

April: Far, Life, Stay, One, War, Thorns
1.

May: Cure, Trial, Family, Key, Thief, Bend
1.

June: Moon, In, Only, Whisper, Sleep, Trap
July: Rose, Sun, Clock, Day, Angel, Unto
August: Prince, Boy, Glass, Heart, Lost, Now
September: Wind, Color, Touch, At, How, Sweet
October: Rock, Ghost, Fall, Away, Sky, Storm
November: Dream, Holiday, And, Of, Dawn, Beautiful
December: End, Promise, Everlasting, Ice, Snow, My


message 14: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Christmas in Winter Update

A- A Girl Called Malice

4/17 books read


message 15: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Christmas in Winter Update

C - Court

5/17 books read


message 16: by Adriana (last edited May 17, 2016 08:08PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Around the World 2016
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My Map

1. Until Friday Night (Alabama)
2. Scarlet (Nottingham, England)
3. Your Voice Is All I Hear (Baltimore, Maryland)
4. Almost Home (Chicago, Illinois)
5. The Sea of Tranquility (Florida)
6. Nowhere But Here (Kentucky)
7. Colonial Madness (Boston, Massachusetts)
8. The Ramblers: A Novel (Manhattan, New York)
9. The Year of the Fortune Cookie (China)
10. It's Raining Cupcakes (Willow, Oregon)
11. That’s Not Hay in My Hair (Texas)
12. My Soul to Take (Texas)
13. The Body Finder (Buckley, Washington)
14. Desires of the Dead (Buckley and Seattle Washington)
15. The Last Echo (Buckley, Washington)
16. Dairy Queen (Red Bend, Wisconsin)
17. The Off Season (Red Bend, Wisconsin)
18. Front and Center (Red Bend, Wisconsin)
19. Heaven Is Paved with Oreos (Red bend Wisconsin)
20. The Raven King (Henrietta, Virginia)
21. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Miami, Florida)
22. Surviving the Applewhites (North Carolina)


message 17: by Adriana (last edited Dec 23, 2015 06:17PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Christmas in Winter Update

I - I Wish for You

6/17 books read


message 18: by Adriana (last edited Feb 05, 2016 06:26PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Popsugar 2016 Reading Challenge

1. A book based on a fairy tale
2. A National Book Award winner
3. A YA bestseller
4. A book you haven't read since high school
5. A book set in your home state ~ The Sea of Tranquility
6. A book translated to English
7. A romance set in the future
8. A book set in Europe ~ Scarlet
9. A book that's under 150 pages ~ Crystal Cadets
10. A New York Times bestseller
11. A book that's becoming a movie this year ~ The 5th Wave
12. A book recommended by someone you just met
13. A self-improvement book
14. A book you can finish in a day ~ Until Friday Night
15. A book written by a celebrity
16. A political memoir
17. A book at least 100 years older than you
18. A book that's more than 600 pages
19. A book from Oprah's Book Club
20. A science-fiction novel
21. A book recommended by a family member
22. A graphic novel ~ Through the Woods
23. A book that is published in 2016 ~ Where You'll Find Me
24. A book with a protagonist that has your occupation
25. A book that takes place during summer ~ My Faire Lady
26. A book and its prequel
27. A murder mystery
28. A book written by a comedian
29. A dystopian novel
30. A book with a blue cover
31. A book of poetry
32. The first book you see in a bookstore
33. A classic from the 20th century
34. A book from the library ~ Almost Home
35. An autobiography
36. A book about a road trip
37. A book about a culture you're unfamiliar with
38. A satirical book
39. A book that takes place on an island
40. A book that's guaranteed to bring you joy

9/15 books read


message 19: by Adriana (last edited May 17, 2016 08:10PM) (new)


message 20: by Jackie B. - (new)

Jackie B. - Death by Tsundoku (reiwing2040) | 1343 comments Adriana wrote: "2016 Monthly Keyword Reading Challenge"

This is a cool challenge, Adriana! Where did you find it?


message 22: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments The TBR Randomizer Challenge

Planned Reads:

Well Witched by Frances Hardinge Creative You Using Your Personality Type to Thrive by Otto Kroeger Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes Mimi by John Newman The Templeton Twins Have an Idea (Templeton Twins, #1) by Ellis Weiner The Pirates Next Door by Jonny Duddle Trapped by Michael Northrop The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spalding Slammed (Slammed, #1) by Colleen Hoover Flowers in the Attic (Dollanganger, #1) by V.C. Andrews The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson Let's Pretend This Never Happened A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson Eat Fresh Food Awesome Recipes for Teen Chefs by Rozanne Gold Solanin by Inio Asano Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children, #2) by Ransom Riggs Horseradish by Lemony Snicket The Grimm Legacy (The Grimm Legacy, #1) by Polly Shulman Teens Cook Dessert by Megan Carle The Magic Thief (Magic Thief, #1) by Sarah Prineas

0/20 read


message 23: by Adriana (last edited May 17, 2016 08:11PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments From Fiction to Reality Challenge

Planned Reads:

1. The Year of the Fortune Cookie by Andrea Cheng (fiction) Shark's Fin And Sichuan Pepper A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China by Fuchsia Dunlop (nonfiction)

2. Princess Academy (Princess Academy, #1) by Shannon Hale (fiction) The Tudor Rose by Margaret Campbell Barnes (nonfiction)

3. The Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, #1) by Rick Riordan (fiction) Song of the Vikings Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths by Nancy Marie Brown

4. Once in a Full Moon (Full Moon, #1) by Ellen Schreiber (fiction) The Dog Master A Novel of the First Dog by W. Bruce Cameron (nonfiction)

Other potential books:

Scarlet Robin Hood/Will Scarlet retelling.
Your Voice Is All I Hear schizophrenia/mental health
My Faire Lady renaissance/knights

3/8 books read


message 24: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jcc721) | 7 comments Adriana wrote: "Royal Challenge 2016

The Goal: Read books that have a royal theme.

Level: Princess: 13 to 15 books

Planned Reads:

Princess Academy (Princess Academy, #1) by Shannon HaleEnna Burning (The Books of Bayern #2) by Shannon Hale[bookcover:Dea..."


HI....check out The Tudor Series by Philip Gregory. Historical fiction about Henry VIII's wives. The Queen's Fool is an add-on. Start with The Constant Princess.


message 25: by Adriana (last edited Dec 30, 2015 06:58PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments @Jennifer - I've heard of it! I might read it next year if I'm feeling like giving it a go. Thanks for the recommendation (:


message 26: by Adriana (last edited Jan 31, 2016 03:39PM) (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Marathon Challenge (January)

Until Friday Night (The Field Party, #1) by Abbi Glines Through the Woods by Emily Carroll Where You'll Find Me by Natasha Friend Crystal Cadets by Anne Toole Scarlet (Scarlet, #1) by A.C. Gaughen My Faire Lady by Laura Wettersten Your Voice Is All I Hear by Leah Scheier Almost Home by Joan Bauer Nursery Rhyme Comics 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists by Chris Duffy Arto's Big Move by Monica Arnaldo Batgirl, Vol. 1 The Batgirl of Burnside by Cameron Stewart Oz Ozma of Oz (Marvel Classics) by Eric Shanower Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56 by Rafe Esquith

13/30 books read


message 27: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments A-Z Character Challenge Update

West from Until Friday Night 1/26 books read

Around the World 2016

Until Friday Night (Alabama)

First Quarterly Challenge: Box Sets

Until Friday Night 1/16 read

Marathon Challenge (January)

Until Friday Night 1/30 books read


message 28: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments 2016 Horror Challenge

Through the Woods 1 book read

2016 Graphic Novel and Manga Challenge

Through the Woods 1/24 books read

Christmas in Winter

T- Through the Woods 7/17 books read

2016 Monthly Keyword Challenge

January - The:Through the Woods

Popsugar Challenge

14. Until Friday Night
22. Through the Woods

Marathon Challenge (January)

Through the Woods 2/30 books read


message 29: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments NetGalley Reading Challenge

Where You'll Find Me 1 book read

Christmas in Winter

W - Where You'll Find Me 8/17 books read

A-Z Challenge

A - Anna from Where You'll Find Me 2/26 books read

Posugar Challenge

23. Where You'll Find Me 3/15 books read

Marathon Challenge (January)

Where You'll Find Me 3/15 books read


message 30: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments 2016 Graphic Novel and Manga Challenge

Crystal Cadets 2/24 books read

NetGalley Reading Challenge

Crystal Cadets 2 books read

A-Z Challenge

Z - Zoe from Crystal Cadets 3/26 books read

Popsugar Challenge

9. Crystal Cadets

Marathon Challenge (January)

Crystal Cadets 4/30 books read


message 31: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Royal Challenge 2016

Scarlet 1/15 books read

Christmas in Winter

Scarlet 9/17 books read

A-Z Challenge

R- Robin Hood from Scarlet 4/26 books read

Around the World Challenge

Scarlet (Nottingham, England) 2 books read

Popsugar Challenge

8. Scarlet 5/15 books read

First Quarterly Challenge: Box Sets

Scarlet 2/16 books read

Marathon Challenge January

Scarlet 5/30 books read

*I think I'm just going to update each month or when I completed a challenge from now on.


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