2012 Reading Challenges


I'm trying online reading challenges for the first time this year.
In the works for Challenge :: 2012...

British Books Challenge @ The Overflowing Library
Read 12 books by British authors from any genre

12 / 12 books = 100% done

2. Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd [January] Kindle
3. Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz [January] Audiobook
4. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer [February] Audiobook
5. Annexed by Sharon Dogar [April] Kindle

E-book Challenge @ Workaday Reads
Read 75 e-books from any genre - Hard Drive Level Challenge

75 / 75 books = 100%

For this one I'm letting books count for another challenge too, just to see how many e-books I end up reading this year.
4. 44 by Jools Sinclair [January]
16. Shadowland by Meg Cabot [February]
42. Three Weeks with my Brother by Nicholas Sparks and Micah Sparks [May]
43. Gorgeously Green by Sophie Uliano [May]
44. Intermission by Betsey Norland [May]
45. Shackleton's Stowaway by Victoria McKernan [May]
46. World of Adventure by Gary Paulsen [June]
47. Gym Candy by Carl Deuker [June]
48. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs [June]
49. Fat Vampire by Adam Rex [June]
50. Kiss Me, Kill Me by Lauren Henderson [June]
51. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail by Cheryl Strayed [July]
52. Defending Jacob by William Landay [July]
53. Heart to Heart by Lurlene McDaniel [July]
54. Memoirs of a Gas Station by Sam Neumman [July]
55. Wish You Were Dead by Todd Strasser [July]
56. Starry, Starry Night by Lurlene McDaniel [July]
57. You've Been Warned by James Patterson [July]
58. Swimsuit by James Patterson [July]
59. A Thousand Tomorrows by Karen Kingsbury [July]
60. Just Beyond the Clouds by Karen Kingsbury [July]
61. A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan [July]
62. Growing Up Amish by Ira Wagler [August]
63. Beating Anger by Mike Fisher [August]
64. Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon [August]
65. The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson [August]
66. Heat Wave by Richard Castle [August]
67. To Kill a Warlock by H.P. Mallory [August]
68. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen [September]
69. NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman [September]
70. Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Jacobson [September]
71. Frommer's Exploring America by RV [September]
72. Paintings from the Cave by Gary Paulsen [September]
73. Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf [October]
74. Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham [October]
75. Wool by Hugh Howey [October]
Extra
76. Wish by Joseph Monninger [October]
77. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and Siobhan Dowd [October]
78. Exposed by Kimberly Marcus [November]
79. The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff [November]
80. When a Mother Follows Christ by Katie Hoffman [November]
81. Ghost Shadow by Heather Graham [November]
82. Death by a Honeybee by Abigail Keam [November]
83. The Devil in Pew Number Seven by Rebecca Alonzo and Bob DeMoss [November]
84. The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott [November]
85. Chomp by Carl Hiaasen [December]

Mystery & Suspense Challenge @ Book Chick City
Read 24 books from any mystery or suspense sub-genre - Level 2 Challenge

24 / 24 books = 100% done

1. 44 by Jools Sinclair [January] Kindle
10. Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender [April] Kindle
11. Welcome to Camp Slither by R.L. Stein [May] Audiobook
12. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs [June] Kindle
13. Defending Jacob by William Landay [July] Kindle
14. Wish You Were Dead by Todd Strasser [July] Kindle
15. You've Been Warned by James Patterson [July] Kindle
16. Swimsuit by James Patterson [July] Kindle
17. Heat Wave by Richard Castle [August] Kindle
18. To Kill a Warlock by H.P. Mallory [August] Kindle
19. Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf [October] Kindle
20. Gone Girl by Gillian Flinn [October] Print
21. Wool by Hugh Howey [October] Kindle
22. Blood Trail by Nancy Springer [October] Audiobook
23. The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff [November] Kindle
24. Ghost Shadow by Heather Graham [November] Kindle
Extra
25. Death by a Honeybee by Abigail Keam [November] Kindle
26. The Devil in Pew Number Seven by Rebecca Alonzo and Bob DeMoss [November] Kindle

YA Challenge @ The Eclectic Bookshelf
Read 40 young adult books in any genre - Jumbo Challenge

40 / 40 books = 100% done

1. Where She Went by Gayle Foreman [January] Audiobook
2. Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson [January] Audiobook
3. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead [February] Audiobook
4. Wonder by R.J. Palacio [February] Print
5. The Cardturner by Louis Sachar [February] Kindle
7. Shadowland by Meg Cabot [February] Kindle
10. Liar, Liar by Gary Paulsen [March] Kindle
12. Breathless by Lurlene McDaniel [March] Kindle
13. Peak by Roland Smith [April] Kindle
17. Storm Runners: Surge by Roland Smith [May] Audiobook
18. World of Adventure by Gary Paulsen [June] Kindle
19. Gym Candy by Carl Deuker [June] Kindle
20. Fat Vampire by Adam Rex [June] Kindle
21. Heart to Heart by Lurlene McDaniel [July] Kindle
22. Starry, Starry Night by Lurlene McDaniel [July] Kindle
23. Small as an Elephant by Jennifer Jacobson [September] Kindle
24. Paintings from the Cave by Gary Paulsen [September] Kindle
25. No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman [September] Audiobook
26. The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate [September] Print
27. Shark Girl by Kelly Bingham [October] Kindle
28. Pop by Gordon Korman [October] Audiobook
29. Wish by Joseph Monninger [October] Kindle
30. Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick [October] Audiobook
31. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness and Siobhan Dowd [October] Kindle
32. Cardboard by Doug TenNapel [October] Print
33. Storm Runners: Eruption by Roland Smith [October] Audiobook
34. Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos [October] Audiobook
35. Exposed by Kimberly Marcus [November] Kindle
36. Born to Rock by Gordon Korman [November] Audiobook
37. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green [November] Print
38. Drama by Raina Telgemeier [November] Print
39. Crash by Jerry Spinelli [November] Audiobook
40. Chomp by Carl Hiaasen [December] Kindle

YA Historical Fiction Challenge @ YA Bliss
Read 10 historical fiction books written for young adults - Level 2 Challenge

10 / 10 books = 100% done

2. All the Broken Pieces by Ann Burg [January] Audiobook
3. Woodsrunner by Gary Paulsen [February] Audiobook
4. The River Between Us by Richard Peck [February] Audiobook
5. No Moon by Irene Watts [March] Kindle

Here's to a fun year of reading!

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