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Saturday, January 1, 2011

1st In a Series Challenge 2011!






I have signed up to participate in this challenge hosted by Katy at Few More Pages blog.

If you like reading series as much as I do, I hope you'll join in!

Guidelines for the 1st in a Series Challenge 2011

1. Anyone can join. You don't need a blog to participate. If you're not a blogger, leave your information in the comments.

2. There are four levels for this challenge:
  • Series Novice: Read 3 books that are the first in any series.
  • Series Lover: Read 6 books that are the first in any series.
  • Series Expert: Read 12 books that are the first in any series.
  • Series Fanatic: Read 20 books that are the first in any series.
You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you. Any genre counts.

3. The challenge runs from January 1 through December 31, 2011.

4. You can join anytime between now and December 31, 2011.

5. If you're a blogger, write up a sign-up post that includes the URL to this post so that others can join in. Feel free to use the button above. When you sign up in the Linky, put the direct link to your 1st in a Series Challenge sign-up post.


If you would like to sign up for the challenge, click HERE

I love to read books in a series, so this challenge is a great one for me! I am aiming for Series Expert, which level is for reading 12 books that are the first in any series.

**UPDATE: CHALLENGE COMPLETE! EXPERT LEVEL FINISHED!!

**UPDATE: CHALLENGE COMPLETE! FANATIC LEVEL FINISHED!!

I'm keeping track of my progress below:
  1. The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden (Book #1 of Chester Cricket and His Friends Series)
  2. "A" Is For Alibi by Sue Grafton (Book #1 of the Alphabet Mystery, aka Kinsey Millhone, Series)
  3. Alone by Lisa Jackson (Book #1 of the Detective D.D. Warren Series)
  4. Henry and Ribsy by Beverly Cleary (Book #1 of Ribsy Series)
  5. 1st to Die by James Patterson (Book #1 of the Women's Murder Club Series)
  6. Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary (Book #1 of Ramona Quimby Series)
  7. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (Book #1 of The Twilight Saga)
  8. Dark Lover by J.R. Ward (Book #1 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood Series)
  9. Cruelty To Innocents by CK Webb and DJ Weaver (Book #1 of The 911 Abductions)
  10. Lord of the Vampires by Gena Showalter (Book #1 of the Royal House of Shadows Series)
  11. Cry of the Fallen by Joel M. Andre (Book #1 of The Black Chronicles)
  12. Huber Hill and the Dead Man's Treasure by B.K. Bostick (Book #1 of the Huber Hill Trilogy)
  13. Arson by Estevan Vega (Book #1 of the Arson Series)
  14. Adrenaline by Jeff Abbott (Book #1 of the Sam Capra Series)
  15. Forbidden by Ted Dekker and Tosca Lee (Book #1 of The Books of Mortals Series)
  16. The Last Rising by Rachel Firasek (Book #1 of the Curse of the Phoenix Series) 
  17. Blood's Voice by Áine P. Massie (Book #1 of the House Millar Series)
  18. Defining Diana by Hayden Trenholm (Book #1 of The Steele Chronicles)
  19. Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor (Book #1 of Daughter of Smoke & Bone Series)
  20. The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook (Book #1 of the Iron Seas Series)
  21. Fire by William Esmont (Book #1 of Elements of The Undead Series)
  22. Matched by Ally Condie (Book #1 of the Matched Series)

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