Self-Published Reading Challenge

2013SPChallenge

The 2013 Self-Published Reading Challenge. Encouraging readers to look beyond the traditional, and experience pure imagination.

Challenge Guidelines:

  1. This challenge will run from Jan 1, 2013 – Dec 31, 2013.
  2. Anyone can join, you don’t need to be a blogger. If you don’t have a blog, feel free to sign-up in the comments. You can post reviews to any book site (i.e. Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, Goodreads, etc).
  3. Any genre, length or format of book counts, as long as it is self-published by the author.
  4. You can plan your books in advance or as you read them.
  5. When you sign up in the linky, put the direct link to your post about joining the Self-Published Reading Challenge.
  6. You can move up levels, but no moving down.
  7. Sign-ups will be open until Dec 15, 2013, so feel free to join at any time throughout the year.

Levels:

  1. Sentence – 5 books
  2. Paragraph- 10 books
  3. Page – 25 books
  4. Chapter – 50 books
  5. Short Story – 75 books
  6. Novel – 100 books
  7. Series – 150 books

I’m going for level Chapter – 50 Books.

Here are the books I read in January 2013:

  1. Don’t Fear The Reaper by Michelle Muto
  2. Blood and Thunder by Ken Brosky and Isabella Fontaine
  3. Destiny’s Mark by K.H. LeMoyne
  4. Marking Time by April White
  5. Blue Violet by Abigail Owen
  6. Shadow of Time by Jen Minkman
  7. A Small Town by Marc Di Giacomo
  8. Fiona Thorn and The Carapacem Spell by Jen Barton
  9. The Exemeus by Folami and Abeni Morris
  10. The Haunting Season by Michelle Muto
  11. Wishful Thinking by S.P. Wilcox
  12. Not Another Wish by S.P. Wilcox
  13. Celebrating The Journey by Ashley Hill
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Go Indie Challenge January

The Go Indie Challenge is hosted by Bookish Ardour. The purpose of this challenge is to read books by self-published authors or small indie publishing companies. Since I’m a big supporter of indie authors, I decided this challenge was right up my alley.

I chose level three, Getting Into It, which requires me to read 30 books by Indie Authors.

Books read by indie authors in January:

  1. Ghost Island by Bonnie Hearn Hill
  2. In My Dreams by Cameo Renae
  3. The Secret of Lucianne Dove by Roberta L. Smith
  4. Chapel Playhouse by Roberta L. Smith
  5. The Hunting of The Bubblenuff by Joshua Goldfond
  • Entanglements by P.R. Mason
  • Pride’s Run by Cat Kalen
  • Go Indie Challenge 2012

    The Go Indie Challenge is hosted by Bookish Ardour. The purpose of this challenge is to read books by self-published authors or small indie publishing companies. Since I’m a big supporter of indie authors, I decided this challenge was right up my alley.

    I chose level three, Getting Into It, which requires me to read 30 books by Indie Authors.

    On the readlist so far are:

    1. The Secret of Lucianne Dove by Roberta L. Smith
    2. Chapel Playhouse by Roberta L. Smith
    3. The Digging Crew by Nathalie Mallet
    4. Lying Season (Experiment in Terror #4) by Karina Halle
    5. The Greek Maiden and The English Lord by Patty Apostolides