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This challenge lasts for 1 year from the date you start


For this challenge, read books where the Villain's first name, last name, or nickname begins with a letter from A through Z. The goal is to find one character for each letter of the alphabet. Try to see how many you can find and if you can complete the task within one year. Make sure to list your start and potential end date. every time you update your list feel free to start a new post. Since this challenge could hold potential spoilers please use the SPOILER html to hide any villain names that could potentially spoil the book for someone. Thanks in advance! Happy reading!

Examples of what you can do:
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J - Jonathan Wolverton Randall Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
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M - Mab Monroe Venom by Jennifer Estep
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--> Books with page counts of over 100 pages
--> Any readable format counts (paper, digital, audio)
--> Picture books not allowed, MG allowed if YA is also listed
--> No Graphic Novels / Manga allowed



Listopia's
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/6...



Note:
In 2012 we started this challenge, and we've now decided to start a new thread for the challenge to freshen it up a bit! You can find the old thread here



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message 5: by Katherine (last edited Jul 12, 2017 06:36PM) (new)

Katherine | 298 comments ✤※※※※※✤ NBRC 26 Alphabet 22: Villains Alphabet ✤※※※※※✤

A - Aizen - Bleach (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 10: Includes vols. 28, 29 & 30 by Tite Kubo 7/6/17
B - Cauldron Born warriors - The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander 17/6/17
C - Carmilla Karnstein - Blood, Milk, and Chocolate - Part One by Cameron Jace 4/6/17
D - The Dark - The Spook's Mistake by Joseph Delaney 11/6/17
E - The Evil forces - Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy 21/6/17
F - Faybelle - Cerise and the Beast: Once Upon a Twist Book 2 by Mattel 4/6/17
G - Gaea - The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan 6/6/17
H - Hollow - Bleach (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 9: Includes vols. 25, 26 27 by Tite Kubo 5/6/17
I - immoral - Alien Rule by Tracy St. John 2/7/17
J - Jake - Reason To Live by C.M. Wright 4/6/17
K - -Evil King- The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle 1/7/17
L - The Living dead - The New Days: The First Son by Robert DeCoteau 11/6/17
M - Ancient Monsters - The House of Hades by Rick Riordan 12/7/17
N - Norse Monsters - Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds: Your Introduction to Deities, Mythical Beings & Fantastic Creatures by Rick Riordan 9/7/17
O - The Order - Black Butler, Vol. 23 by Yana Toboso 6/7/17
P - Pendtal Witches - The Spook's Sacrifice by Joseph Delaney 24/6/17
Q - The Queen of Sorrow (Carmilla Karnstein) - Blood, Milk, and Chocolate - Part Two by Cameron Jace 5/6/17
R - Rowdy Rogues - Year One by Joshua Guess 11/7/17
S - Snake - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling 9/7/17
T - The Umbrella Corporation - The Umbrella Conspiracy by S.D. Perry 12/6/17
U - The Un-dead - Deadland Rising by Rachel Aukes 17/6/17
V - Voldemort -Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling 22/6/17
W - Witches - The Spook's Nightmare by Joseph Delaney
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Z - Zombies - This Plague of Days, Season 1 by Robert Chazz 6/6/17

The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, #3) by Rick Riordan Blood, Milk, and Chocolate - Part One (The Grimm Diaries, #3) by Cameron Jace Blood, Milk, and Chocolate - Part Two (The Grimm Diaries, #4) by Cameron Jace Bleach (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 9 Includes vols. 25, 26 27 by Tite Kubo Bleach (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 10 Includes vols. 28, 29 & 30 by Tite Kubo Cerise and the Beast Once Upon a Twist Book 2 (Ever After High) by Mattel Reason To Live (Zombie Overload, #6) by C.M. Wright This Plague of Days, Season 1 by Robert Chazz Chute The Spook's Mistake (The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles, #5) by Joseph Delaney Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1) by Derek Landy Deadland Rising (Deadland Saga, #3) by Rachel Aukes The Umbrella Conspiracy (Resident Evil) by S.D. Perry The New Days The First Son by Robert DeCoteau The Black Cauldron (The Chronicles of Prydain #2) by Lloyd Alexander Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling The Spook's Sacrifice (The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles, #6) by Joseph Delaney The Spook's Nightmare (The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles, #7) by Joseph Delaney The Last Unicorn (The Last Unicorn, #1) by Peter S. Beagle Alien Rule (Clans of Kalquor, #2) by Tracy St. John Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) by J.K. Rowling Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds Your Introduction to Deities, Mythical Beings & Fantastic Creatures by Rick Riordan The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, #4) by Rick Riordan Black Butler, Vol. 23 (Black Butler, #23) by Yana Toboso Year One (Living with the Dead #1-2) by Joshua Guess


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Emily | 1013 comments A
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message 7: by Jen (last edited Nov 05, 2017 10:38AM) (new)

Jen (reader44ever) | 2930 comments This sounds fun - and rather tricky! - so I'm in! I just hope I remember to update it after I finish each book, that way it'll be easier to remember who the main villain was for each book!

Duration: June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018.

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19/26 Books Read:
Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, #2) by Robin LaFevers Priestess Dreaming (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #16) by Yasmine Galenorn Panther Prowling (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #17) by Yasmine Galenorn Darkness Raging (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon, #18) by Yasmine Galenorn Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer, #1) by Laini Taylor Summer Knight (The Dresden Files, #4) by Jim Butcher Death Masks (The Dresden Files, #5) by Jim Butcher Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Amanda Quick All Night Long by Jayne Ann Krentz The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower, #1) by Stephen King Come Sundown by Nora Roberts Souljacker (Lily Bound, #1) by Yasmine Galenorn Bane and Shadow (Empire of Storms, #2) by Jon Skovron Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear Pride's Spell (Sin du Jour, #3) by Matt Wallace Bear Necessities (Halle Shifters #1) by Dana Marie Bell Chill Factor (Weather Warden, #3) by Rachel Caine An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors by Curtis Craddock


message 8: by Maddy (last edited Jan 14, 2018 02:16PM) (new)

Maddy | 1978 comments I am totally in!
Start date : June 05 2017
Finished : January 14, 2018

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Cai (princesscai) | 167 comments Duration: 15/07/18-15/07/19

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Kim. E. | 64 comments NBRC 26 Alphabet 22: Villains
Duration: 7/1/17 - 6/30/18
Status: 0/26


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Jen (reader44ever) | 2930 comments A question: for the trickiest letters (like "X"), would it be okay to count an anthology for that letter if just one of the stories in that anthology featured an "X" villain?


message 12: by Lau Maia (new)

Lau Maia | 54 comments NBRC 26 Alphabet 22: Villains
Duration: 30/07/2017 to 30/07/2018
Status: 0/26



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Jen (reader44ever) | 2930 comments Hi Mods, I had a question on July 24th. Still wanting an answer. Are any of you available and checking this thread?


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Bobbi  (schadenfreudian) | 153 comments My spot.


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message 16: by Gabi (last edited Aug 14, 2018 06:18AM) (new)

Gabi Eisenberg (gabieisenberg) COMPLETED!!
A-Z Villains Challenge
January 2018 - December 2018
Completed: 26/26

A: Amarantha from A Court of Thorns and Roses
B: Brannagh from A Court of Wings and Ruin
C: Colin St. George from Jane, Unlimited
D: The Darkling from Shadow and Bone
E: The Enforcer from Stealing Snow
F: The Faceboys from Munmun
G: Grizelda from Spelled
H: The Hinterlanders from The Hazel Wood
I: Ivi from Fairest
J: Jule from Genuine Fraud
K: King Claudius from Ophelia
L: Leukemia from Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
M: Mother Melanie in "Rapunzel" from Twisted Fairy Tales
N: Nichevo'ya from Ruin and Rising
O: Ophus from Zodiac
P: Pauline Whittier from Everything, Everything
Q: Queen of the Undead from Legendary
R: Rafette from Black Bird of the Gallows
S: Satan from Cradle and All
T: Tamlin from A Court of Mist and Fury
U: Urizen from Throne of Glass
V: Volcra from Siege and Storm
W: Whale from Just So Stories
X: Xenocrates from Scythe
Y: Yellow Dwarf in "The Yellow Dwarf" from The Blue Fairy Book
Z: Zarich from The Bone Witch

A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1) by Sarah J. Maas A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3) by Sarah J. Maas Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore Shadow and Bone (Grisha Verse, #1) by Leigh Bardugo Stealing Snow (Stealing Snow, #1) by Danielle Paige Munmun by Jesse Andrews Spelled (The Storymakers, #1) by Betsy Schow The Hazel Wood (The Hazel Wood, #1) by Melissa Albert Fairest by Gail Carson Levine Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart Ophelia by Lisa M. Klein Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews Twisted Fairy Tales by Maura McHugh Ruin and Rising (Shadow and Bone, #3) by Leigh Bardugo Zodiac (Zodiac, #1) by Romina Russell Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Legendary (Caraval, #2) by Stephanie Garber Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3) by Sarah J. Maas Cradle and All by James Patterson Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Siege and Storm (Shadow and Bone, #2) by Leigh Bardugo Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1) by Rin Chupeco


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Welcome Gabi!


message 18: by Michelle (last edited Jan 07, 2021 10:51AM) (new)

Michelle | 2755 comments NBRC 26 Alphabet 22: Villains Alphabet (Yearly)
Start - 1/6/20
End - 1/5/21

A - Annabelle - Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal - 1/6/20
B - The Bell Witch - The Bell Witch: An American Haunting by Brent Monahan - 1/8/20
C
D - Desiderius - Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon - 2/3/20
E - Elliot Sandow - Ninth House - Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo - 7/25/20
F - Fauks, Benjamin - The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness - 2/11/20
G - Gordan - A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire - 1/26/20
H - Hatch, Roman - book:Sins of the Demon|28221457] by Diana Rowland - 7/15/20
I - Icely - The Book of Riley 4 by Mark Tufo - 3/24/20
J - James Reed - Middlegame by Seanan McGuire - 1/18/20
K - Kurda Smahlt - Trials of Death by Darren Shan - 5/29/20
L - Lida Moran - Secrets of the Demon by Diana Rowland - 2/17/20
M - Magnus Crome - Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve - 5/1/20
N - Nez Landon - Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews - 2/24/20
O - Oleander - Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire - 3/17/20
P - Pharos, Michael - Predator One by Jonathan Maberry - 4/29/20
Q - Queen Nehanda - Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi - 6/11/20
R - Randy Duncan - Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane - 1/20/20
S - saran - Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi - 3/7/20
T - Toby Henderson - Focus by Alyssa Rose Ivy - 4/18/20
U
V - Viktor Dal - Born To Be Wilde by Jenn Stark - 4/21/20
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X - Xcor - The King by J.R. Ward - 3/11/20
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Z - Zach - Extreme Medical Services by Jamie Davis - 5/27/20


message 19: by Frankie (last edited Oct 05, 2020 08:55PM) (new)

Frankie Johnson | 22 comments NBRC 26 Alphabet 22: Villains Alphabet (Yearly)
Duration: August 27, 2020-August 26, 2021

16/26 Completed

01.A:Axel:More Than Miles-Autumn Jones Lake 9/11/20
02.B:Benito:Free-Kristen Ashley 9/05/20
03.C:Cooper:Where the Truth Lives-Mia Sheridan 9/17/20
04.D:Drew:Bad Saint-Monica James 9/24/20
05.E:Eric:Kickin' It-Rachel Van Dyken 9/13/20
06.F:
07.G:Ginger:How Much I Feel-Marie Force 10/01/20
08.H:Hosea:Devil in Her Bed-Amarie Avant 8/27/20
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11.K:Kieran:Endurance-Georgia Cates 9/16/20
12.L:
13.M:Marcus:Easy to Fall-W. Winters 9/04/29
14.N:Nell:The Bitterroot Inn-Devney Perry 9/11/20
15.O:Oscar:Forever My Saint-Monica James 9/30/20
16.P:Pactman:Say It Ain't So-Lani Lynn Vale 9/10/20
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20.T:Travis:Vodka on the Rocks-Lani Lynn Vale 9/27/20
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22.V:Vander:Take Me Back-Meghan March 10/01/20
23.W:Wulf:Neighbors-Stylo Fantome 9/16/20
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26.Z:Zoey:Fallen Saint-Monica James 9/25/20
More Than Miles (Lost Kings MC, #6) by Autumn Jones Lake Free (Chaos, #6) by Kristen Ashley Where the Truth Lives (Where, #2) by Mia Sheridan Kickin' It (Red Card, #2) by Rachel Van Dyken Bad Saint (All The Pretty Things #1) by Monica James FG Devil in Her Bed by Amarie Avant IJ Endurance (The Sin Trilogy, #4) by Georgia Cates L Easy to Fall (Hard to Love #4) by W. Winters N Forever My Saint (All The Pretty Things #3) by Monica James Say It Ain't So (SWAT Generation 2.0, #9) by Lani Lynn Vale QRS Vodka on the Rocks (Uncertain Saints MC, #3) by Lani Lynn Vale U Take Me Back by Meghan March Neighbors (Twin Estates, #1) by Stylo Fantome XY Fallen Saint (All The Pretty Things, #2) by Monica James


message 20: by Michelle (new)

Michelle | 2755 comments Completion Post

22/26

NBRC 26 Alphabet 22: Villains Alphabet (Yearly)
Start - 1/6/20
End - 1/5/21

A - Annabelle - Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal - 1/6/20
B - The Bell Witch - The Bell Witch: An American Haunting by Brent Monahan - 1/8/20
C
D - Desiderius - Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon - 2/3/20
E - Elliot Sandow - Ninth House - Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo - 7/25/20
F - Fauks, Benjamin - The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness - 2/11/20
G - Gordan - A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire - 1/26/20
H - Hatch, Roman - book:Sins of the Demon|28221457] by Diana Rowland - 7/15/20
I - Icely - The Book of Riley 4 by Mark Tufo - 3/24/20
J - James Reed - Middlegame by Seanan McGuire - 1/18/20
K - Kurda Smahlt - Trials of Death by Darren Shan - 5/29/20
L - Lida Moran - Secrets of the Demon by Diana Rowland - 2/17/20
M - Magnus Crome - Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve - 5/1/20
N - Nez Landon - Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews - 2/24/20
O - Oleander - Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire - 3/17/20
P - Pharos, Michael - Predator One by Jonathan Maberry - 4/29/20
Q - Queen Nehanda - Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi - 6/11/20
R - Randy Duncan - Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane - 1/20/20
S - saran - Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi - 3/7/20
T - Toby Henderson - Focus by Alyssa Rose Ivy - 4/18/20
U
V - Viktor Dal - Born To Be Wilde by Jenn Stark - 4/21/20
W
X - Xcor - The King by J.R. Ward - 3/11/20
Y
Z - Zach - Extreme Medical Services by Jamie Davis - 5/27/20


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