3 Challenges for 2012


CHALLENGE OBJECTIVE:

To read & review a minimum of twelve young adult or middle grade debut novels between the dates of January 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013.*

*The 2013 extension is so that December Debuts can be read and count toward the challenge.

RULES & GUIDELINES:
– You must have a Blog to post your reviews or be a member of Goodreads.
– Your blog must be written in English.
– Deadline to join is May 31, 2012.
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BOOK GUIDELINES:
– Must be a young adult or middle grade title.
– Must be the author’s YA or MG debut, released in 2012.
– If an author has a previous novel published for adults or children, they can still qualify for the challenge.
– If an author has a previous YA or MG title, they do not qualify for the challenge.

MY LIST
1. Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
2. Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock
3. Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
4. Article 5 by Kristen Simmons
5. Fracture by Megan Miranda
6. Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic
7. Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood
8. The Gathering Storm by Robin Bridges
9. The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg
10. Breaking Beautiful by Jennifer Shaw Wolf
11. Everneath by Brodi Ashton
12. Cinder by Marissa Meyer


What books count towards the SRC?
Any second YA or MG book published by an author in 2012 counts – it can be the second in a series, a new series, or a standalone. The only requirement is that it is the SECOND book the author has published in the YA or MG realm (and it must publish in 2012 in your home country)!

– January 2012 to December 2012
– Read at least 10 sophomore books in 2012, and must have a goodreads account or blog
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MY LIST
1. A Million Suns by Beth Revis
2. Truth by Julia Karr
3. Until I Die by Amy Plum
4. Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake
5. Demon Eyes by Scott Tracey
6. The Forgetting Curve by Angie Smibert
7. Revived by Cat Patrick
8. The Blood Keeper by Tessa Gratton
9. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
10. Embers and Echoes by Karsten Knight


– This challenge will run from Jan 1, 2012 – Dec 31, 2012.
– As we would like to see quality reviews linked up to our monthly wrap-ups, only bloggers can enter. Sorry about that!
– Any genre, length or format of book counts, as long as it is a book that’s been sitting on your shelf for some time now. Only books released in 2011 and earlier! NO ARCs and 2012 fresh-off-the-press releases allowed!
– You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap-up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you.
– You can move up levels, but no moving down.
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LEVELS
1-10 – A Firm Handshake
11-20 – A Friendly Hug
21-30 – A Sweet Kiss
31-40 – Love At First Sight
41-50 – Married With Children

MY LEVEL: A Firm Handshake:
1. Divergent by Veronica Roth
2. Wildefire by Karsten Knight
3. Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton
4. Wither by Lauren DeStefano
5. Forever by Maggie Stiefvater
6. Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan
7. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
8. Dust & Decay by Jonathan Maberry
9. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa
10. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White

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