Color Coded Challenge 2013

Color Coded 2013

Here are the rules:

*Read nine books in the following categories.
1. A book with “Blue” or any shade of Blue (Turquoise, Aquamarine, Navy, etc) in the title.
2. A book with “Red” or any shade of Red (Scarlet, Crimson, Burgandy, etc) in the title.
3. A book with “Yellow” or any shade of Yellow (Gold, Lemon, Maize, etc.) in the title.
4. A book with “Green” or any shade of Green (Emerald, Lime, Jade, etc) in the title.
5. A book with “Brown” or any shade of Brown (Tan, Chocolate, Beige, etc) in the title.
6. A book with “Black” or any shade of Black (Jet, Ebony, Charcoal, etc) in the title.
7. A book with “White” or any shade of White (Ivory, Eggshell, Cream, etc) in the title.
8. A book with any other color in the title (Purple, Orange, Silver, Pink, Magneta, etc.).
9. A book with a word that implies color (Rainbow, Polka-dot, Plaid, Paisley, Stripe, etc.).

* Any book read from January 1 through December 31, 2013 will count.
*Crossovers with other challenges are fine.

Books read in January 2013:

  • Blue Violet by Abigail Owen

Paranormal Reading Challenge

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Welcome to the 2013 Paranormal Reading Challenge hosted by Megan Likes Books and Auntie Spinelli Reads! This is my first time EVER hosting anything, so I’m quite excited! The lovely Megan came up with the idea for this, so all credit goes to her (well, I made the purty button!).

There are so many awesome sub-genres of paranormal books, that it’s easy to find one you like and stick with it. So that’s why I decided to make a reading challenge with the goal of reading about all kinds of paranormal creatures.

The goal is to read at least one book featuring each of the following paranormal creatures:

  • Vampires
  • Werewolves/Shifters
  • Fey
  • Angels/Nephilim
  • Mermaids
  • Dragons
  • Zombies
  • Demons
  • Witches/Wizards
  • Ghosts
  • Aliens
  • Other (ie: sirens, unicorns, centaurs, timetravel etc.)

Here’s what I read so far in January 2013:

  1. Don’t Fear The Reaper by Michelle Muto (Angels/Nephilims)
  2. The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa (Fey)

150 Reading Challenge

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The goal is to reach 150+ books for this challenge.  Now don’t get discouraged!  I know 150 books or more sounds like a lot.  When you read the rules below though, you will find that it is quite easy to reach 150 books.
Don’t be shy! Come sign up and spread the word!  The challenge doesn’t officially start until January 1st, 2013.  Only books read on this date or after count towards the challenge.

Books Read in 2013:

  1. Don’t Fear The Reaper by Michelle Muto
  2. The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa
  3. Miss Abigail’s Room by Catherine Cavendish
  4. Blood and Thunder by Ken Brosky and Isabella Fontaine
  5. Destiny’s Mark by K.H. LeMoyne
  6. The Hunters: Destiny Rising by L.J. Smith
  7. Marking Time by April White
  8. Blue Violet by Abigail Owen
  9. Shadow of Time by Jen Minkman
  10. In A Small Town by Marc Di Giacomo
  11. Fiona Thorn and The Carapacem Spell by Jen Barton
  12. The Exemeus by Folami and Abeni Morris
  13. Hair Side, Flesh Side by Helen Marshall
  14. The Haunting Season by Michelle Muto
  15. Wishful Thinking by S.P. Wilcox
  16. Not Another Wish by S.P. Wilcox
  17. Celerbating The Journey by Ashley Hill
  18. Lullaby by Amanda Hocking
  19. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
  20. Lilith by Toby Tate