Sunday, January 5, 2014

Book Challenges 2014

Let's get right to it!  My book challenges for 2014.

The Eclectic Reader Challenge 2014 , hosted by Book'd Out.

This challenge will run from January 1st to December 31st 2014.  Create a blog post committing to your participation.  You can choose your books as you go or create a list in advanced.  You have to read a book from each of the genres listed below.  You can read your chosen titles in any order, at any pace, just complete the challenge by December 31st 2014.  Each time you read and review a book as part of this challenge, make sure you identify it by adding either a direct statement or the challenge image badge to the post.

The Categories:

1. Award Winning - When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (Newberry)
2. True Crime (non-fiction) -
3. Romantic Comedy - The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick 
4. Alternate Historical Fiction - Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
5. Graphic Novel - A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle adapted by Hope Larson
6. Cosy Mystery Fiction - The Summer We Read Gatsby by Danielle Ganek
7. Gothic Fiction -
8. War/Military Fiction -
9. Anthology -
10. Medical Thriller Fiction - The Maze Runner by James Dashner (The trilogy really)
11. Travel (Non-fiction) -
12. Published in 2014 - Cress by Marissa Meyer

The Book List Challenge 

I've been reading off a book list since 2007 and last year I read quite a few from the list.  This year I would like to continue to read more books off of it. There are over 450 books, so it shouldn't be a problem. It's the Teenreads Ultimate Reading List if you'd like to take a look.

My goal is 10 books off the list this year.

1. Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
2. Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger
3. A Wrinkle in Time: Graphic Novel by Madeleine L'Engle adapted by Hope Larson
4. Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen
5. Cress by Marissa Meyer
6. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton (reread)
7. Dare Me by Megan Abbott
8. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
9. Champion by Marie Lu
10. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
11. Allegiant by Veronica Roth
12. Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
13. Messenger by Lois Lowry
14. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
15. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Steifvater
16. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
17. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
18. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
19. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
20. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
21. Every Day by David Levithan
22. The Death Cure by James Dashner
23. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black 
24. Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King

1 comment:

  1. Glad to have you joining me for the Eclectic Reader Challenge, I look forward to seeing what you choose to read

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out