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Kristel (kristelmedinamd) | 29 comments To keep track of all my challenges for 2018. This year I intend to be ambitious.


message 2: by Kristel (last edited Dec 29, 2018 03:23PM) (new)

Kristel (kristelmedinamd) | 29 comments I am soooo in!!!
SERIAL READER CHALLENGE 2018
TOTAL: (54/50)

Series to finish: (13/13)
✔1. The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater (3/3)
- The Dream Thieves (★★★★☆)
- Blue Lily, Lily Blue (★★★★☆)
- The Raven King (★★★★★)
✔2. The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer (3/3)
- Scarlet (★★★★☆)
- Cress (★★★★☆)
- Winter (★★★★☆)
✔3. Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor (2/2)
- Days of Blood & Starlight (★★★★★)
- Dreams of Gods & Monsters (★★★★☆)
✔4. Red Sparrow Trilogy by Jason Matthews (2/2)
- Palace of Treason (★★★★☆)
- The Kremlin's Candidate (★★★★☆)
✔5. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (1/1)
- War Storm (★★★★☆)
✔6. Flame in the Mist series by Renee Ahdieh (1/1)
- Smoke in the Sun (★★★★☆)
✔7. Strange the Dreamer series by Laini Taylor (1/1)
- Muse of Nightmares (★★★★★)

Start a series: (14/13)
✔1. Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman (★★★★★)
✔2. In the Woods by Tana French (Dublin Murder Squad series) (★★★★☆)
✔3. Vicious by V.E. Schwab (Villains series) (★★★★★)
✔4. Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine by Kelly Sue DeConnick (★★★★★)
✔5. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (★★★★☆)
✔6. Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett (★★★★☆)
✔7. La sombra del viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (El cementerio de los libros olvidados) (★★★★★)
8. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin (A song of ice and fire series)
9. Nevernight by Jay Kristoff (The Nevernight Chronicle)
✔10. The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin (The Broken Earth) (★★★★★)
✔11. Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce (★★★★☆)
✔12. Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu (★★★★★)
✔13. Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan (★★★★★)
✔14. Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan (★★★★☆)
✔15. Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (★★★☆☆)
✔16. Red Rising by Pierce Brown (★★★★★)

Part of a series: (5/5)
✔1. Archenemies by Marissa Meyer (Renegades) (★★★★★)
✔2. Legendary by Stephanie Garber (Caraval series) (★★★★☆)
✔3. Lethal White by Robert Galbraith (Cormoran Strike series) (★★★★★)
✔4. The Heart Forger by Rin Chupeco (The Bone Witch series) (★★★★★)
✔5. The Girl in the Woods by Camilla Läckberg (Patrik Hedström series) (★★★★★)

Start to finish: (22/19)
✔1. The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen (3/3)
- The Queen of the Tearling (★★★★☆)
- The Invasion of the Tearling (★★★★☆)
- The Fate of the Tearling (★★★★☆)
✔2. Bill Hodges trilogy by Stephen King (3/3)
- Mr. Mercedes (★★★★☆)
- Finders Keepers (★★★☆☆)
- End of Watch (★★★★☆)
✔3. Shades of Magic by V.E. Schwab (3/3)
- A Darker Shade of Magic (★★★★☆)
- A Gathering of Shadows (★★★★★)
- A Conjuring of Light (★★★★★)
✔4. The Wrath & the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh (2/2)
- The Wrath and the Dawn (★★★★★)
- The Rose & the Dagger (★★★★★)
✔5. Six of Crows duology by Leigh Bardugo (2/2)
- Six of Crows (★★★★★)
- Crooked Kingdom (★★★★★)
✔6. The Grishaverse by Leigh Bardugo (3/3)
- Shadow and Bone (★★★★☆)
- Siege and Storm (★★★★☆)
- Ruin and Rising (★★★★★)
✔7. Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin (3/3)
- The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (★★★★☆)
- The Broken Kingdoms (★★★★☆)
- The Kingdom of Gods (★★★★☆)
✔8. The Illuminae Files by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman (3/3)
- Illuminae (★★★★★)
- Gemina (★★★★★)
- Obsidio (★★★★★)


message 3: by Kristel (last edited Nov 15, 2018 11:12AM) (new)

Kristel (kristelmedinamd) | 29 comments NBRC: Cleaning Out the TBR Closet 2018
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✔1. The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins (★★★★☆)
✔2. A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (★★★★★)
✔3. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut (★★★☆☆)
✔4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (★★★☆☆)
✔5. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware (★★★★☆)
✔6. In the Woods by Tana French (★★★★☆)
✔7. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch (★★★☆☆)
✔8. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (★★★★★)
✔9. Vicious by V.E. Schwab (★★★★★)
✔10. Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino (★★★★★)
✔11. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (★★★★☆)
✔12. A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab (★★★★★)
✔13. A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab (★★★★★)
✔14. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (★★★★★)
✔15. The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh (★★★★★)
✔16. Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan (★★★★★)
✔17. Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (★★★★☆)
✔18. Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine by Kelly Sue DeConnick (★★★★★)
✔19. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (★★★★☆)
✔20. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (★★★★☆)
✔21. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (★★★★★)
✔22. Burial Rites by Hannah Kent (★★★★★)
✔23. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (★★★★☆)
✔24. El nombre de la rosa by Umberto Eco (★★☆☆☆)
✔25. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (★★★★☆)
✔26. Illuminae by Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman (★★★★★)
✔27. Gemina by Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman (★★★★★)
✔28. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (★★★★★)
✔29. The Color Purple by Alice Walker (★★★★☆)
✔30. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (★★★☆☆)


message 4: by Kristel (last edited Dec 23, 2018 05:14PM) (new)

Kristel (kristelmedinamd) | 29 comments 50/50
2018 Popsugar Reading Challenge

✔1. A book made into a movie you've already seen Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (★★★★★)
✔2. True Crime The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich (★★★★☆)
✔3. The next book in a series you started Palace of Treason by Jason Matthews (★★★★☆)
✔4. A book involving a heist Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (★★★★★)
✔5. Nordic noir The Girl in the Woods by Camilla Läckberg (★★★★★)
✔6. A novel based on a real person Burial Rites by Hannah Kent (★★★★★)
✔7. A book set in a country that fascinates you Journey Under the Midnight Sun by Keigo Higashino (★★★★★)
✔8. A book with a time of day in the title The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (★★★★★)
✔9. A book about a villain or antihero Vicious by V.E. Schwab (★★★★★)
✔10. A book about death or grief A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (★★★★★)
✔11. A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym Lethal White by Robert Galbraith (★★★★★)
✔12. A book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller (★★★★★)
✔13. A book that is also a stage play or musical The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (★★★★☆)
✔14. A book by an author of a different ethnicity than you The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (★★★★★)
✔15. A book about feminism We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (★★★★★)
✔16. A book about mental health A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara (★★★★★)
✔17. A book you borrowed or that was given to you as a gift Dime quién soy by Julia Navarro (★★★★★)
✔18. A book by two authors Illuminae by Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman (★★★★★)
✔19. A book about or involving a sport Beartown by Fredrik Backman (★★★★★)
✔20. A book by a local author El héroe discreto by Mario Vargas Llosa (★★★★☆)
✔21. A book with your favorite color in the title Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (★★★★☆)
✔22. A book with alliteration in the title Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (★★★★☆)
✔23. A book about time travel Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut (★★★☆☆)
✔24. A book with a weather element in the title Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (★★★★☆)
✔25. A book set at sea The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware (★★★☆☆)
✔26. A book with an animal in the title The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater (★★★★★)
✔27. A book set on a different planet Red Rising by Pierce Brown (★★★★★)
✔28. A book with song lyrics in the title Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (★★★★★)
✔29. A book about or set on Halloween Pet Sematary by Stephen King (★★★★★)
✔30. A book with characters who are twins The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (★★★★★)
✔31. A book mentioned in another book Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote (★★★★☆)
✔32. A book from a celebrity book club The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman (★★★★☆)
✔33. A childhood classic you've never read Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll (★★★★☆)
✔34. A book that's published in 2018 Legendary by Stephanie Garber (★★★★☆)
✔35. A past Goodreads Choice Awards winner End of Watch by Stephen King (★★★★☆)
✔36. A book set in the decade you were born Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (★★★★☆)
✔37. A book you meant to read in 2017 but didn't get to The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (★★★★☆)
✔38. A book with an ugly cover The Secret History by Donna Tartt (★★★★★)
✔39. A book that involves a bookstore or library La sombra del viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (★★★★★)
✔40. Your favorite prompt from the 2015, 2016, or 2017 POPSUGAR Reading Challenges. A graphic novel Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman (★★★★★)

2018 Popsugar Advanced Reading Challenge

✔1. A bestseller from the year you graduated high school The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold (★★★☆☆)
✔2. A cyberpunk book Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (★★★★☆)
✔3. A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place El Principito by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (★★★★★)
✔4. A book tied to your ancestry La tía Julia y el escribidor by Mario Vargas Llosa (★★★★☆)
✔5. A book with a fruit or vegetable in the title The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer (★★★★☆)
✔6. An allegory 1984 by George Orwell (★★★★★)
✔7. A book by an author with the same first or last name as you The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova (★★★★☆)
✔8. A microhistory The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (★★★★☆)
✔9. A book about a problem facing society today The Power by Naomi Alderman (★★★★☆)
✔10. A book recommended by someone else taking the POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan (★★★★★)


message 5: by Kristel (last edited Dec 23, 2018 05:15PM) (new)

Kristel (kristelmedinamd) | 29 comments Modern Mrs. Darcy Challenge 2018
12/12

✔1. A classic you've been meaning to read: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (★★★★☆)
✔2. A book recommended by someone with great taste: Dime quién soy by Julia Navarro (★★★★★)
✔3. A book in translation: El nombre de la rosa by Umberto Eco (★★☆☆☆)
✔4. A book nominated for an award in 2018: Obsidio by Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff (★★★★★)
✔5. A book of poetry, a play, or an essay collection: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon (★★★★☆)
✔6. A book you can read in a day: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (★★★★☆)
✔7. A book that's more than 500 pages: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (★★★★☆)
✔8. A book by a favorite author: Lethal White by Robert Galbraith (★★★★★)
✔9. A book recommended by a librarian or indie bookseller La tía Julia y el escribidor by Mario Vargas Llosa (★★★★☆)
✔10. A banned book: 1984 by George Orwell (★★★★★)
✔11. A memoir, biography, or book of creative non-fiction: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (★★★★☆)
✔12. A book by an author of a different race, ethnicity or religion than your own: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (★★★★★)


message 6: by Kristel (last edited Dec 29, 2018 03:24PM) (new)

Kristel (kristelmedinamd) | 29 comments NEW RELEASES CHALLENGE 2018
Level: Twice Shy
21/24

JANUARY
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (★★★★★)
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin (★★★☆☆)

FEBRUARY
Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce (★★★★☆)
The Kremlin's Candidate by Jason Matthews (★★★★☆)

MARCH
The Heart Forger by Rin Chupeco (★★★★★)
Obsidio by Jay Kristoff, Amie Kaufman (★★★★★)

APRIL
Circe by Madeline Miller (★★★★★)
Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (★★★☆☆)

MAY
War Storm by Victoria Aveyard (★★★★☆)
Legendary by Stephanie Garber (★★★★☆)

JUNE
Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh (★★★★☆)
The Word Is Murder by Anthony Horowitz (★★★★☆)

JULY
Eagle & Crane by Suzanne Rindell
Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik (★★★★★)

AUGUST
Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett (★★★★☆)
The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis (★★★★☆)

SEPTEMBER
Vengeful by V.E. Schwab (★★★★★)
Lethal White by Robert Galbraith (★★★★★)

OCTOBER
Melmoth by Sarah Perry (★★★☆☆)
Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor (★★★★★)

NOVEMBER
Archenemies by Marissa Meyer (★★★★★)
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan (★★★★☆)

DECEMBER
Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson


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