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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Sophomore Reading Challenge 2013

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

This challenge is being hosted by Shanyn at Chick Loves Lit!

Here are the details copied from Shanyn's blog:
Sophomore Reading Challenge 2013

What books count towards the SRC?
Any second YA or MG book published by an author in 2013 counts – it can be the second in a series, a new series, or a standalone. The only requirement is that it is the SECOND book the author has published in the YA or MG realm (and it must publish in 2013 in your home country)! There is a Goodreads group for the challenge, which includes a selection of books that would count for the challenge – as you can see, there are probably many many books on that list you are planning on reading already :)

The list will be updated as I’m able, but please feel free to read ANY Sophomore book! It does not have to be the second book in a series, just the second YA/MG book the author has published, period.

When does the challenge run?
Books read before January 2014 count for this challenge. This includes books you may have access to now in ARC form!

Why should I join this challenge?
Reading debut novels is AWESOME. It is by far my favorite challenge – it allows me to find many new authors that I love. What better way to support these authors than to read their next published book?

What are the guidelines of the challenge?
Your challenge is to read 10 sophomore YA/MG novels in 2013. To officially participate, you need a Goodreads account or blog where you post reviews in English.

What should I do if I’m an author coming out with a sophomore novel?
I would love to feature you on my blog! Please e-mail me (shanynlee at and let me know if you’d like to be interviewed, featured, would like to offer a giveaway, etc.

How do I join?
Link your blog or Goodreads account below, and make a list of the sophomore novels you’re looking forward to :)

There will be prize packs given away to challenge participants throughout next year. You will receive an automatic entry for signing up to participate – options for additional entries will be announced at the time of the giveway.
If you would like to join me in the challenge, click on the challenge badge at the beginning of this post.

I will keep track of my progress below and link up my reviews (and list some books that would work for this challenge):
  1. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (Lunar Chronicles, Book #2)
  2. Absent by Katie Williams 
  3. Sky On Fire by Emmy Laybourne (Monument 14, Book #2)
  4. Dance of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin (Masque of the Red Death, Book #2) 
  5. The Uprising by Lisa M. Stasse (The Forsaken, Book #2)
  6. The Savage Blue by Zoraida Cordova (The Vicious Deep, Book #2)  
  7. Untitled by Gennifer Albin (Crewel World, Book #2)
  8. Deep Betrayal by Anne Greenwood Brown (Lies Beneath, Book #2)
  9. Untitled by Kat Zhang (The Hybrid Chronicles, Book #2)
  10. Dark Triumph by R.L. LaFevers (His Fair Assassin, Book #2)
  11. Fragments by Dan Wells (Partials Sequence, Book #2)
  12. Override by Heather Anastasiu (Glitch, Book #2)
  13. Untitled by Kathleen Peacock (Hemlock, Book #2)
  14. A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard (Something Strange and Deadly, Book #2)
  15. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha, Book #2)
  16. Unbreakable by Elizabeth Norris (Unraveling, Book #2)
  17. Untitled by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass, Book #2)
  18. Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins (Sweet Trilogy, Book #2)
  19. Of Triton by Anna Banks (Of Poseidon, Book #2)
  20. Breaking Point by Kristen Simmons (Article 5, Book #2)
  21. Star Cursed by Jessica Spotswood (The Cahill Witch Chronicles, Book #2)
  22. The Elite by Kiera Cass (The Selection, Book #2)
  23. Everbound by Brodi Ashton (Everneath, Book #2)
  24. Asunder by Jodi Meadows (Newsoul, Book #2)
  25. Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi (Under the Never Sky, Book #2)     


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