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Sunday, November 18, 2012

2013 Outdo Yourself 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 Outdo Yourself 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 outdo yourself by reading more books in 2013 than you did in 2012. 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).

- Novellas that are at least 100 pages in length, as well as full-length novels, will count for this reading challenge.

- 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.


- Getting my heart rate up – Read 1–5 more books

- Out of breath – Read 6–10 more books

- Breaking a sweat – Read 11–15 more books

- I’m on fire! – Read 16+ more books

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

I am going to commit to "GETTING MY HEART RATE UP" (read 1-5 more books). I read and reviewed 111 books in 2012, so that is the number that I'm trying to beat!

I will keep track of my progress below and link up my reviews:
  1. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (Christmas Books, Book #1)
  2. Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle (Coffeehouse Mystery, Book #8)
  3. Rebel Heart by Moira Young (Dust Lands, Book #2)
  4. Marked by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast (House of Night, Book #1)
  5. White Cat by Holly Black (Curse Workers, Book #1)   
  6. Undead by Kirsty McKay (Undead, Book #1)
  7. Witch World by Christopher Pike (Witch World, Book #1) 
  8. Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener by M.C. Beaton (Agatha Raisin, Book #3) 
  9. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter, Book #1) 
  10. Divergent by Veronica Roth (Divergent, Book #1) 
  11. Shadow's Claim by Kresley Cole (The Dacians, Book #1) 
  12. Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley by M.C. Beaton (Agatha Raisin, Book #4) 
  13. By the Great Horn Spoon! by Sid Fleischman 
  14. Three Graves Full by Jamie Mason
  15. Crash by Lisa McMann (Visions, Book #1) 
  16. Freedom Train: The Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling (Scholastic Biographies)
  17. Roast Mortem by Cleo Coyle (Coffeehouse Mystery, Book #9) 
  18. Iron Hearted Violet by Kelly Barnhill 
  19. A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies (A Beautiful Dark, Book #1)
  20. The Perilous Road by William O. Steele 
  21. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (Lunar Chronicles, Book #2)
  22. Beastly by Alex Flinn (Kendra Chronicles, Book #1)
  23. Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman 
  24. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson, Book #1)
  25. Beastly: Lindy's Diary by Alex Flinn (Kendra Chronicles, Book #1.5) 
  26. Splintered by A.G. Howard (Splintered, Book #1) 
  27. What the Spell? by Brittany Geragotelis (Life's a Witch, Book #1) 
  28. Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage by M.C. Beaton (Agatha Raisin, Book #5)
  29. Nowhere to Hide by Nancy Bush 
  30. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter, Book #2)
  31. Breed by Chase Novak
  32. Death Comes Home by Rhiannon Frater (In Darkness We Must Abide, Episode #1)
  33. Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist by M.C. Beaton (Agatha Raisin, Book #6)
  34. Written in Red by Anne Bishop (The Others, Book #1) 
  35. The End Games by T. Michael Martin 
  36. On What Grounds by Cleo Coyle (Coffeehouse Mystery, Book #1)
  37. Nauti Siren by Lora Leigh (Nauti, Book #7) 
  38. Tuesday's Gone by Nicci French (Frieda Klein, Book #2) 
  39. Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs (Mercy Thompson, Book #2) 
  40. Of Poseidon by Anna Banks (Of Poseidon, Book #1) 
  41. Snakes and Earrings by Hitomi Kanehara 
  42. Last Kiss Goodnight by Gena Showalter (Otherworld Assassin, Book #1) 
  43. Another Little Piece by Kate Karyus Quinn
  44. The Terrible Wave by Marden Dahlstedt          
  45. Hotel Iris by Yoko Ogawa 
  46. Absent by Katie Williams 
  47. Never Knowing by Chevy Stevens 
  48. Insurgent by Veronica Roth (Divergent, Book #2) 
  49. Twenty-Five Years Ago Today by Stacy Juba 
  50. The Great Turkey Walk by Kathleen Karr 
  51. The Program by Suzanne Young (Program, Book #1) 
  52. Pretty When She Kills by Rhiannon Frater (Pretty When She Dies, Book #2)
  53. Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink (Caddie Woodlawn, Book #1)


  1. Thanks for participating in the challenge! Good luck and I hope you reach your goal :)

  2. Ive been looking for a good book challenge for 2013 and this one sounds like fun! =)


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