Thursday, January 3, 2013

100+ Books in 2013

I am joining the 100+ Book Challenge at Goodreads. Go HERE to learn more about this challenge or click on the button above.

1. Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child
2. Cold Days by Jim Butcher
3. Last Man Standing by David Balducci
4. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
5. White Death by Clive Cussler
6. Two Graves by Preston and Child
7. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
8. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
9. The voyage of the Dawn Treader
10. Zoo by James Patterson
11. Pegasus by Robin McKinley

I read 118 books this year...all are listed at Goodreads.Goodreads 2013

2013 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

I bought way too many books last year even though I joined the TBR Challenge. This year I hope to make a better show of it and read more of my own books. To read the guidelines go visit Evie's Bookish Blog here. I plan to join at the Friendly Hug level and read 11-20 of my own books printed in 2012 or earlier.

1. Cold Days by Jim Butcher
2. Two Graves by Preston & Child
3. Ex Heros by Peter Cline
4. A Fistful of Collars
5. Notorious Nineteen
6. Explosive Eighteen
7. Two Graves
8. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
9. The Art of Racing in the Rain
10.  Lone Star Nation
11.  The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

5x4 Personal Challenge 2013

I didn't do so well on this one last year but hope to do much better this year. I have cosen genres that I tend to skip over so it will actually be a challenge to me. My 5 categories are:

Prize Winners

1. Lone Star Nation
2. American Sniper
3. Crazy Love
4. An Innocent Man

Harold Bell Wright

Short Story Collections
1. Wolfsbane and Mistletoe 
2. Love is the Best Medicine
3. Men in the Making
4. Let's Explore Diabetes With Owels

1. Pegasus by Robin McKinley
2.Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
3. lost Gate by Orson Scott Cars
4. The Gate Thief by Orson Scott card

What's In a Name 6

I am going to join this challenge for the sixth time! I'm looking forward to it! To find the rules and/or sign up go here.

Between January 1 and December 31, 2013, read one book in each of the following categories:

1.A book with up or down (or equivalent) in the title:
  Two Graves by Preston & Child
2.A book with something you'd find in your kitchen in the title:
  Last Man Standing by David Baldacci
3.A book with a party or celebration in the title:
Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
4.A book with fire (or equivalent) in the title:
White Fire by Preston & Child
5.A book with an emotion in the title:
The House I Loved by Tataina de  Rosnay
6.A book with lost or found (or equivalent) in the title:
 Abduction by Robin Cook

Chunkster Challenge 2013

To read the rules for this challenge click on the button above or here.
I plan to go for the Plump Primer and read at least 6 chunksters this year.

1. Cold Days by Jim Butcher (515pgs.)
2. Two Graves by Preston & Child (448 pgs.)
3. Lone Star Nation by H.W. Brands (582 pgs)
4. Die Trying by Lee Child (552 pgs)
5. Dr. Sleep by Stephen King (531 pgs)
6. Sing Them Home by Stephanie Kallos (542 pgs)