17 December, 2011

Reading Challenges for 2012 - Thuy

Hi, everyone. This year I will be participating in a couple of reading challenges. I figured I would post about them now so I hold myself to them next year. :) I am not always the best at committing and making a list (I love lists!) of the challenge and the books I want to read for them will help keep me on track.

The first challenge I am participating in is the Debut Author Challenge (DAC) hosted by The Story Siren. I've thought about doing this challenge before but this year, I am going to participate. There are so many awesome 2012 debuts coming out and I am excited to be a part of this. Below is the list of books I plan to read for DAC though I'll probably add more along the way.
Books in Bold are books that I already own. You can also check out my Goodreads shelf for the challenge here.

1. Slide by Jill Hathaway
2. Ripper by Amy Carol Reeves
3. Under The Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
4. Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard
5. The Selection by Kiera Kass
6. The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg
7. When The Dead Sea is Rising by Cat Hellison
8. Article 5 by Kristen Simmons
9. Above by Leah Bobet
10. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
11. Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood
12. Everneath by Brodi Ashton
13. Harbinger by Sara Etienne Wilson
14. The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges
15. Tempest by Julie Cross
16. Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen
17. Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
18. Fracture by Miranda Megan

Blue ButtonNext up is the Standalone Reading Challenge (SARC) hosted by Icey Books. I haven't really participated in any public challenges before so I hope this goes well. I actually love the idea of standalone novels. Don't get me wrong, I have lost of series love but it's nice to read a book that's just a story on its own - not part of a trilogy or series. So I am trying for a minimum of 15 books, though there are more on the list. Below is my list of books I want to read next year for the challenge.

Books in Bold are books that I already own. You can also check out my Goodreads shelf for the challenge here.

1. Ripper by Stephan Petrucha (borrowed from Alethea)
2. Glimmer by Phoebe Kitanides
3. Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr
4. Flirting in Italian by Lauren Henderson
5. Irises by Francisco X. Stork
6. First Comes Lobe by Katie Kacvinsky
7. The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour
8.  Struck by Jennifer Bosorth
9. Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout
10. Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard
11. The Statistical Probability of Love At First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
12. New Girl by Paige Harbison
13. Ripper by Amy Carol Reeves
14. When The Sea is Rising Red by Cat Hellison
15. Above by Lisa Bobet
16. Drowning Instinct by Ilsa J. Bick
17. Harbinger by Sara Etienne Wilson
18. Boy 21 by Matthew Quick
19. Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler
20. Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen
21. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green
22. Fracture by Megan Miranda

That's all I've committed to for now. Are there any other great challenges I should be aware of? Please let me know in the comments!

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  1. I haven't decided which challenges I'm going to join next year, as I tend to go overboard. These look like fun, go enjoy!

  2. thanks, alexia. i am not usually one to join challenges but i want to read all of these books anyway and figured i would try it and see what happens.

  3. I'm so bad at tracking this kind of thing. Sure, I'll do DAC!

  4. you said it in writing! it means you have to do it now. :)

  5. thanks for joining the SARC! Just so you know, this challenge is co-hosted by myself (at I Like These Books) and Hafsah at IceyBooks.