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Thursday, November 10, 2011

2012 ARC Reading Challenge

Hi, everyone! Time for another 2012 Reading Challenge.


This challenge is being hosted by Jamie at The Eclectic Bookshelf.

Here are the details copied from Jamie's blog:

What qualifies for this challenge?:

1. Actual Advance Reader Copies - this includes from tour sites like ATW Tours.

2. Any book that YOU ARE ASKED by either an author, publisher, publicist, media group, etc. to review.

3. Book Sneeze, Pump Up your Books, Tyndale and S&S Galley Grab ("they send out a monthly list & the first ~100 to get to their site gets the book to review").


What does NOT qualify for this challenge?:

1. Any book that YOU personally asked for a review copy of.

2. Netgalley


The Rules:

- Anyone can join.

- You don't need a blog to participate.

- Non-Bloggers: Post your list of books in the comment section of the monthly wrap-up post on Jamie's blog.

- Audio, eBooks, and bound books count.

- No need to list your books in advance. You may select books as you go. Even if you list them now, you can change the list if needed.

- Create a sign up post and link to the linky below.

- Challenge runs from January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012.

- Crossover challenges is ok


There are four levels:

- The Mini ARC Challenge – Read 4 ARC's.
- The "Fun Size" ARC Challenge – Read 10 ARC's.
- The Jumbo Size ARC Challenge – Read 20 ARC's.
- The Mega size ARC Challenge – Read 21+ ARC's.

NOTE: You may UPGRADE your challenge but you can NOT DOWNGRADE your challenge.

I am aiming for "Fun Size" ARC Challenge, which is to read 10 ARCs.

UPDATE: CHALLENGE COMPLETED!
"FUN SIZE" ARC CHALLENGE COMPLETED ON 11 APRIL 2012
"JUMBO SIZE" ARC CHALLENGE COMPLETED ON 24 JULY 2012
"MEGA SIZE" ARC CHALLENGE COMPLETED ON 2 AUGUST 2012

If you want to join me in the challenge, just click on the challenge badge at the beginning of this post.

I will keep track of my progress below:
  1. The Black Witch by Micheal Rivers (Curse of the Witch, Book 1)
  2. Crossed by Ally Condie (Matched, Book 2) 
  3. Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan (Sky Chasers, Book 1)
  4. Amanda in Arabia: The Perfume Flask by Darlene Foster (Amanda, Book 1)
  5. Spirit Bound by Christine Feehan (Sisters of the Heart, Book 2) 
  6. Sleepwalker by Karen Robards 
  7. A Million Suns by Beth Revis (Across the Universe, Book 2)  
  8. Fever by Lauren DeStefano (The Chemical Garden, Book 2) 
  9. Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, Book 1)  
  10. White Horse by Alex Adams (White Horse, Book 1)  
  11. Blue Monday by Nicci French (Frieda Klein, Book 1)   
  12. The Chaos by Nalo Hopkinson 
  13. Cinema of Shadows by Michael West  
  14. Fair Game by Patricia Briggs (Alpha & Omega, Book 3)  
  15. Staring Into the Eyes of Chance by Kay Dee Royal (LIIA, Book 1) 
  16. The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye (Timothy Wilde, Book 1) 
  17. Love Is Murder by Sandra Brown (Thriller Anthology, Book 3) 
  18. Gilt by Katherine Longshore (The Royal Circle, Book 1)
  19. One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf 
  20. Surrender by Elana Johnson (Possession, Book 2) 
  21. Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer 
  22. Never Enough by Denise Jaden 
  23. The Yard by Alex Grecian (London Murder Squad, Book 1)
  24. The Unnaturalists by Tiffany Trent (The Unnaturalists, Book 1)  
  25. Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire (Beautiful, Book 1) 
  26. Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake (Anna, Book 2)
  27. Loose Gravel by David P. Holmes 
  28. Battle Royale by Koushun Takami 
  29. Enshadowed by Kelly Creagh (Nevermore, Book 2)
  30. Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D. and Gabor
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  33. Blood Red Road by Moira Young (Dust Lands, Book 1) 
  34. Ashes of Twilight by Kassy Tayler (Ashes Trilogy, Book 1)
  35. A Winter Dream by Richard Paul Evans   
  36. Kiss of Surrender by Sandra Hill (Deadly Angels, Book 2)  
  37. Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet by M.C. Beaton (Agatha Raisin, Book 2) 

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