Past Challenges

3-4-5 Challenge presented by Chick Loves Lit (August 1, 2009- August 1, 2010)
Status: failed 😦

3 books from a series Vladimir Tod series by Heather Brewe
1. Eighth Grade Bites
2. Ninth Grade Slays
3. Tenth Grade Bleeds

4 books from a series The Vampire Diaries by L. J. Smith
1. The Awakening
2. The Struggle
3. The Fury
4. Dark Reunion

5 books from a series Tomorrow Series by John Marsden
1. Tomorrow, When the War Began
2. The Dead of Night
3. Killing Frost
4. Darkness be my Friend
5. Burning for Revenge

YA Dystopian Reading Challenge hosted by Bart’s Bookshelf and DystopYA Reading Challenge hosted by Books on the Nighstand. (October 5/15, 2009 – December 31, 2009)
Status: completed 🙂

1. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
2. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
3. The Declaration by Gemma Malley

The 2010 Young Adult Challenge hosted by J. Kaye of J. Kaye’s Book Blog. (January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010)
Status: Sort of completed? (definitely read 25 YA books, just not all the ones I wanted to)

1. Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
2. White Cat by Holly Black
3. Break by Hannah Mozkowitz
4. A Wizard of Mars by Diane Duane
5. The Demon’s Covenant by Sarah Rees Brennan
6. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
7. Eternal by Cynthia Leitich Smith
8. The Secret of Ka by Christopher Pike
9. Prism by Faye Kellerman & Aliza Kellerman
10. Beastly by Alex Flinn
11. Wereling by Steve Feasey
12. Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George
13. Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston
14. Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
15. Winter’s End by Jean-Claude Mourlevat
16. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margart Stohl
17. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green & David Levithan
18. Blood Ninja by Nick Lake
19. Beautiful by Amy Reed
20. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
21. The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan
22. Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
23. The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
24. Golden Girl by Henry Melton
25. Sister’s Red by Jackson Pearce

The 2010 Debut Author Challenge hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren. (January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010)
Status: Completed 🙂

1. Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken
2. The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
3. Monster Republic by Ben Horton
4. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
5. Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
6. Other by Karen Kincy
7. The Rise of Renegade X by Chelsea M. Campbell
8. The Absolute Value of -1 by Steven Brezenoff
9. 13 to Life by Shannon Delany
10. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
11. Angel Star by Jennifer Murgia
12. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
13. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
14. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
15. Dark Life by Kat Falls

YA Dystopian Reading Challenge hosted by Bart’s Bookshelf. (October 1, 2010 – December 19, 2010)
Status: Failed 😦

1. Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry
2. The Enemy by Charlie Higson
3. Hunger by Michael Grant
4. NoMANsland by Lesley Hauge

The 2011 Debut Author Challenge hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren. (January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2011)
Status: Completed 🙂

1. Karma by Cathy Ostlere
2. XVI by Julia Karr
3. Griffin Rising by Darby Karchut
4. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
5. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
6. Ashfall by Mike Mullin
7. The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch
8. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
9. 0.4 by Mike Lancaster
10. Witch Eyes by Scott Tracey
11. Jacob Wonderbar and the Cosmic Space Kapow by Nathan Bransford
12. Memento Nora by Angie Smibert

The 2012 Debut Author Challenge hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren. (January 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013)
Status: Failed 😦

1. Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic
2. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
3. Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
4. Devine Intervention by Martha Brockenbrough
5. Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock
6. Slide by Jill Hathaway
7. Origin by Jessica Khoury
8. Black City by Elizabeth Richards
9. Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger
10. What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang
11. Breathe by Sarah Crossan
12. Pilgrims Don’t Wear Pink by Stephanie Kate Strohm

The 2012 Sophomore Reading Challenge hosted by Shanyn of Chick Loves Lit. (January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2012)
Status: Failed 😦

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

The 2012 TBR Pile Reading Challenge hosted by Evie from Bookish, and others. (January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2012)
Status: Failed 😦

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

The 2013 Debut Author Challenge hosted by Tara of Hobbitsies. (January 1, 2013 – January 31, 2014)
Status: Failed 😦

1. Altered by Jennifer Rush
2. Splintered by A. G. Howard
3. City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster
4. The Art of Wishing by Lindsay Ribar
5. Linked by Imogen Howson
6. Taken by Erin Bowman
7. Reboot by Amy Tintera
8. PODs by Michelle Pickett
9. Ink by Amanda Sun
10. Starglass by Phoebe North
11. Poison by Bridget Zinn
12. That Time I Joined the Circus by J.J. Howard

The 2014 Debut Author Challenge hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren. (January 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015)
Status: Really failed 😦

1. Alienated by Melissa Landers
2. Gilded by Christina L. Farley
3. Nil by Lynn Matson
4. Beware the Wild by Natalie C. Parker
5. Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis
6. The Girl From the Well by Rin Chupeco
7. Extraction by Stephanie Diaz
8. The Gateway Through Which They Came by Heather Marie
9. Wordless by AdriAnne Strickland
10. Hook’s Revenge by Heidi Schulz
11. Falls the Shadow by Stefanie Gaither
12. Stitching Snow by RC Lewis


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