Tuesday, April 7, 2015

2015 Reading Challenges

I guess it's the year of challenges for me! I've never really participated in reading challenges (except for the one on Goodreads) but this year I'm trying to complete 4 different challenges! I will also use this page to keep track of the books I've read for each challenge and link them to my reviews. :)

The TBR Jar Challenge

The original challenge was created by Kat from Katytastic on Youtube, I just changed some of the challenges to make them more interesting for me and my reading preferences. I really like about this that you can choose for yourself which book you want to read to complete the task!

  • Read a book with 500+ pages - An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
  • Re-read a book you love -
  • Read a 2015 debut novel - Shutter by Courtney Alameda
  • Read a book that someone else picks for you - The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
  • Read a book you gave up on/never finished - The Asylum (Stefan's Diaries #5) by Lisa J. Smith
  • Read a classic novel -
  • Read the second book in a series -
  • Read a book by a new-to-you author - Making Faces by Amy Harmon
  • Read a book with a one-word-title -
  • Read a book with a name in its title -
  • Read a book with the color red on its cover - The Elite by Kiera Cass
  • Read/watch a book and its adaptation -

Horror Reading Challenge

I only recently found out about this awesome challenge and just had to sign up for it! Some of you might know that I love horror (movies and books) but I read far too little of that genre. I really hope that'll change now - I'm actually pretty excited and already made a list of books that I want to read!
Challenge is hosted by the lovely Tracy @ Cornerfolds 

Challenge Levels:
  • 1-5 horror books: Running Scared
  • 6-10 horror books: Brave Reader
  • 11-15 horror books: Fearless
  • 16+ horror books: Horror Hound

I hope I can complete Running Scared but Brave Reader would be even better ... we'll see!

1. Shutter by Courtney Alameda
2. Say Her Name by James Dawson
3. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake


The "Yvonne and Melissa" Challenge

This challenge is based on the April and Britney Challenge - some of you might know the booktuber April (Aprilius Maximus) and her friend Britney. They created a challenge where they recommend a certain amount of books to each other for the year. That's what Melissa (In A Bookish World) and I did! We settled for 10 books - one each month - because we started in March.

March - Ignite by Lily Paradis
April - Crush by Lacey Weatherford
May - /
June - Making Faces by Amy Harmon
July -
August -
September -
October -
November -
December -


Goodreads Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge
Yvonne (bookishpanda) has
read 27 books toward her goal of 80 books.

  1. The Deep End of the Sea by Heather Lyons
  2. Looking For Alaska by John Green
  3. Never Never by Colleen Hoover & Tarryn Fisher
  4. A Time to Reap by Jonas Lee
  5. Maybe Not by Colleen Hoover
  6. The Elite by Kiera Cass
  7. The One by Kiera Cass
  8. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  9. Caught Up In You by Colee Firman

  1. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  2. A Time to Live by Jonas Lee
  3. Hired Gun #3 by A.J. Bennett
  4. Hired Gun #4 by A.J. Bennett
  5. The Hidden Library by Heather Lyons
  6. The Resurrection of Aubrey Miller by L.B. Simmons
  7. Only For Him by Cristin Harber
  8. The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead

  1. Shutter by Courtney Alameda
  2. Confess by Colleen Hoover
  3. The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
  4. Only For Her by Cristin Harber
  5. In Time by Alexandra Bracken
  6. Tough Love by Skye Warren
  7. Ignite by Lily Paradis
  8. The Contradiction of Solitude by A. Meredith Walters
  9. Love the Way You Lie by Skye Warren

  1. As Shadows Fade by Colleen Gleason
  2. Only For Us by Cristin Harber
  3. Crush by Lacey Weatherford
  4. Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover
  5. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
  6. The Asylum (Stefan's Diaries #5) by Lisa J. Smith (no review for that one)
  7. Say Her Name by James Dawson 

  1. Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken
  2. Only Forever by Cristin Harber
  3. The Heir by Kiera Cass
  4. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

  1. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
  2. Making Faces by Amy Harmon
  3. Ugly People Beautiful Hearts by Marlen Komar
  4. Alora by Megan Linski (65% DNF)
  5. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
    View all read books on GOODREADS


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