Friday, November 25, 2011

2012 Challenges

To read & review a minimum of twelve young adult or middle grade debut novels between the dates of January 1, 2012 - January 31, 2013.
For more info, go to The Story Siren!

My List:

1.Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic 1/16/12
2.The Girls of No Return by Erin Saldin 2/28/12
3.Seeing Cinderella by Jenny Lundquist 3/20/12
4.Storybound by Marissa Burt 4/3/12
5.Welcome Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell 5/1/12
6.Don't You Wish by Roxanne St. Claire 7/10/12
7.Wake by Amanda Hocking 8/21/12
8.Mystique by Shari Arnold- Spring 2012
9.Queen of Glass by Sarah J. Maas- Fall 2012
10.Send Me a Sign by Tiffany Schmidt- Fall 2012
11.Cinder by Marissa Meyer 1/3/12
12.The Vanishing Game by Kate Kae Myers 2/14/12


14. Incarnate by Jodi Meadows 1/31/12
15.Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay 1/1/12
16.Shooting Stars by Allison Rushby 2/28/12
17.Article 5 by Kristen Simmons 2/14/12
18.Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood 2/7/12
19.After the Snow by Sophie Crockett 3/27/12
20.Slide by Jill Hathaway 3/27/12
21.Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters by Meredith Zeitlin 3/1/12
22.The Selection by Kiera Cass 4/24/12
24.The Mapmaker and the Ghost by Sarvenaz Tash 4/24/12
25.Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard 7/24/12
26.Survive by Alex Morel 8/2/12

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Hafsah from IceyBooks and Britta from I Like These Books are hosting a fun challenge starting in 2012. It's called the Standalone Reading Challenge.

The Challenge,
To read 15 standalone YA books in 2012!

Any Young Adult standalone book that is released between December 27, 2011 and December 31, 2012. Any format (paperback, hardcover, e-book, ARC) counts, but they must be read during the time period mentioned above.

IceyBooks have started a list for you HERE. Please note, this list is public and won't be 100% accurate. We will try to keep it updated as best as we can. If you know of any standalones we may have missed, please feel free to add to this list.

My List:

1.The International Kissing Club by Ivy Adams 1/3/12
3.Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom 1/10/12
4.Fracture by Megan Miranda 1/3/12
5.Someone Else's Life by Katie Dale 2/14/12
6.Katana by Cole Gibsen 3/8/12 
7.Where It Began by Ann Redisch 3/6/12
8.Above by Leah Bobet 4/1/12
9.The Wicked and the Just by J. Anderson Coats 4/17/12
10.The Vicious Deep by Zoraida C√≥rdova 4/15/12
11.Struck by Jennifer Bosworth 5/3/12
12.The Other Life by Susanne Winnacker 5/1/12
13.If I Lie by Corrine Jackson 9/4/12
14.Silver by Talia Vance- Fall 2012
15.Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler & Maira Kalman 12/27/11


16.Cracked by K.M Walton 1/3/12
17.The List by Siobhan Vivian 4/1/12
18.Thou Shalt Not Road Trip by Antony John 4/12/12
19.Being Friends with Boys by Terra Elan McVoy 5/1/12
20.The Raft by S.A Bodeen 8/21/12
21.Fractured Light by Rachel McClellan 2/8/12
22.Faery Tales and Nightmares by Melissa Marr 2/21/12
23.Auracle by Gina Rosati 8/7/12
24.Tokyo Heist by Diana Renn 6/14/12 
25.The Treachery of Beautiful Things by Ruth Frances Long 8/16/12
26.The Girl in the Mask by Marie-Louise Jensen- March 2012

Wow, so many great books I just couldn't help myself. I'd like to thank Kristi from The Story Siren and Hafsah from IceyBooks & Britta from I Like These Books for hosting these challenges and making the goals small so I could join because, let's face, I can hardly read a book in a week lately (thanks to school.....but, that's okay). I can't wait to dive into the fun, so cheers, to a good reading year.  

Also, I'd like to thank them for showing me these books, because truthfully I probably wouldn't have looked twice at some of them. So thank you again, Kristi & Hafsah & Britta.   

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