2011 Reading Challenges

Welcome to a new year and new reading challenges! I love participating in reading challenges – they motivate me and help me organize my reading. These are the challenges I will be participating in this year:

These are the 20 books I am planning to read for the Debut Author challenge:

1. Warped by Maurissa Guibord

2. XVI by Julia Karr

3. Across the Universe by Beth Revis

4. Choker by Elizabeth Woods

5. Rival by Sara Bennett-Wealer

6. A Touch Mortal by Leah Clifford

7. The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney

8. Wither by Lauren DeStefano

9. Entwined by Heather Dixon

10. Clarity by Kim Harrington

11. Like Mandarin by Kirsten Hubbard

12. Born at Midnight by CC Hunter

13. Bumped by Megan McCafferty

14. Divergent by Veronica Roth

15. The Revenant by Sonia Gesler

16. Possession by Elana Johnson

17. Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris

18. Dark Parties by Sara Grant

19. The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab

20. Haven by Kristi Cook

These are the 15 books I am planning to read for the YA Historical Fiction challenge:

1. Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen

2. The Luxe by Anna Godbersen (own)

3. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (own)

4. The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell (own ARC)

5. Vixen by Jillian Larkin

6. Wildthorn by Jane Eagland (own)

7. Prisoners in the Palace by Michaela MacColl (own)

8. Fateful by Claudia Gray

9. Guardian of the Gate by Michelle Zink (own)

10. Dark Mirror by M.J. Putney

11. Strings Attached by Judy Blundell

12. The Revenant by Sonia Gensler

13. Chime by Franny Billingsley

14. Once Every Never by Lesley Livingston

15. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

These are the books I am planning to read for the Contemps challenge:

1. The Duff by Kody Keplinger

2. Girl, Stolen by April Henry

3. Freefall by Mindi Scott

4. The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

5. Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler

6. Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers

7. Trapped by Michael Northrop

8. Rival by Sara Bennett Wealer

9. Sean Griswold’s Head by Lindsey Leavitt

10. Like Mandarin by Kirsten Hubbard

11. Family by Micol Ostow

12. Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith

13. Pearl by Jo Knowles

14. Saving June by Hannah Harrington

15. The Day Before by Lisa Schroeder

16. Between Here and Forever by Elizabeth Scott

17. Small-Town Sinners by Melissa Walker

18. Sharks and Boys by Kristen Tracy

19. Want to go Private by Sarah Darer Littman

My goal is to read 100 books this year (in 2010 I read 101) and to help keep me motivated I am joining the 100 Books in a Year Reading Challenge hosted by Book Chick City.

Challenge Details from Book Chick City:
  • Timeline: 01 Jan 2011 – 31 Dec 2011
  • Rules – Read 100 or more books in 2011
  • All books can crossover into other challenges you have on the go.
  • Only print books and ebooks count (no audiobooks).
  • You can join anytime between now and the later part of next year.
  • You can also follow each other’s progress and chat about the VC books you read on twitter too – just use #100BooksInAYear :)

I will keep track of my books read here.

Last but not least I am signing up for the WordPress PostADay challenge. The goal is to post something everyday! I know this will be challenging, but I am going to try to keep up. Hopefully I will have lots of reviews to post to go with my reading challenges.

Happy New Year!

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Posted on January 1, 2011, in 100 Books in a year reading challenge, 2011 Debut Author Challenge, Challenges, Contemps Challenge, PostADay, YA Historical Fiction Challenge, Young Adult and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I like the challenges you’re joining this year. I’m may want to sign up for a few much later. I wish you the best of 2011.

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