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Sunday, November 18, 2012

2013 Nicholas Sparks Reading Challenge

Hi, everyone! Time for a 2013 Reading Challenge!!

This challenge is being hosted by Brianna at The Book Vixen!

Here are the details copied from Brianna's blog:
2013 Nicholas Sparks Reading Challenge

Reading Challenge Details:

Runs January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013 (books read prior to 1/1/2013 do not count towards the challenge). You can join at anytime. Sign up on The Book Vixen’s blog.

- The goal is to read or re-read as many Nicholas Sparks novels as you’d like. See the different levels below and pick the one that works best for you. You can move up a level as often as you’d like but no moving down.

- Books can be any format (bound, ebook, audio).

- You can list your books in advance or list them as you read them. It is not required that you review the books you read for this challenge but feel free to do so.
Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.

- Grab the reading challenge button and post this reading challenge on your blog to track your progress. Please include a link back to this sign-up post so others can join the reading challenge too. You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads or LibraryThing.


- First Date – Read 1–4 Nicholas Sparks novels

- Going Steady – Read 5–8 Nicholas Sparks novels

- Engaged – Read 9–12 Nicholas Sparks novels

- Married – Read 13–16 Nicholas Sparks novels

List of Nicholas Sparks novels:

The Notebook
Message in a Bottle
A Walk to Remember
The Rescue
A Bend in the Road
Nights in Rodanthe
The Wedding
The Guardian
Three Weeks With My Brother
True Believer (read this before At First Sight)
At First Sight (read this after True Believer)
The Choice
Dear John
The Lucky One
The Last Song
Safe Haven
The Best of Me

If you need recommendations – like books with a HEA, or books geared towards a YA audience – let me know!

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

I have never read a novel by Nicholas Sparks <gasp!> Shocking, I know! 2013 will be the year that I try him!

I'm signing up for "FIRST DATE" LEVEL (read 1-4 Nicholas Sparks novels).

I will keep track of my progress below and link up my reviews:


  1. Thanks for participating! Any idea which book you'll read first?

    1. Hmmmmm, I'm not quite sure yet. I think either Nights in Rodanthe or The Lucky One.

  2. Have you seen any of the movie adaptations of any of his books? My fave is The Notebook :)

    1. Not yet, Brianna. I want to read the books first! The Notebook is another one that is at the top of my list! Thanks for the recommendation!


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