2012

This wasn’t a great year for reading for me.  I’m not sure why, but I didn’t even get to my minimum of 52 books. Oh well, I read some great stuff, and next year will be better! :-)
Total Pages: 8064
Total Hours: 232.5
1. Torment by Lauren Kate, 10 hours
2. One of our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde, 12 hours
3. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by JK Rowling, 107 pages
4. The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan, 528 pages
5. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor, 12.5 hours
6. Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan, 13 hours
7. The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien, 11 hours
8. Michael Vey by Richard Paul Evans, 10 hours
9. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, 352 pages
10. The Garden Intrigue by Lauren Willig, 400 pages
*11. Divergent by Veronica Roth, 576 pages
12. Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare, 15.5 hours
*13. Thunder and Rain by Charles Martin, 368 pages
14. Graceling by Kristin Cashore, 12.5 hours
15. Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos, 7hours
16. Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1045 pages
*17. Insurgent by Veronica Roth, 544 pages
18. Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan, 11.5 hours
19. Bluebloods by  Melissa de la Cruz, 7 hours
20. Into the Free by Julie Cantrell, 368 pages
21. The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore, 406 pages
22. Need by Carrie Jones, 7.5 hours
23. Enclave by Ann Aguirre, 272  pages
24. Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson, 672 pages
25. Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan, 320 pages
26. Masquerade by Melissa de la Cruz, 7 hours
27. The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson, 796
28. The Hero of the Ages by Brando Sanderson, 760 pages
29. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare, 15 hours
30. Revelations by Melissa de la Cruz, 6 hours
31. Captivate by Carrie Jones, 8 hours
32. Tumbleweeds by Leila Meacham, 15 hours
33. Pretties by Scott Westerfeld, 11 hours
34. Entice by Carrie Jones, 9 hours
35. Legend by Marie Lu, 8 hours
*36. The Kitchen Help by Kathleen Grissom, 13 hours
37. The Giver by Lois Lowry, 5 hours
38. Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich, 6 hours
39. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi, 248 pages
40. Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich, 302 pages
Cupcakes War Reading Challenge 2012
(Come Up and Participate in the Challenge And Keep Earning Sweets  WhileActively Reading!)
SCHEDULE:
  1. JANUARY:           JUVENILE FICTION–Torment by Lauren Kate
  2. FEBRUARY:         ROMANCE FICTION
  3. MARCH:              MYSTERIES–The Garden Intrigue by Lauren Willig
  4. APRIL:                ADULT FICTION–Brothers Karamazov by Fydor Dostoevsky
  5. MAY:                  MEMOIRS
  6. JUNE:                 JUST CHICK LIT–Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich
  7. JULY:                  JUST NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST BOOKS–The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
  8. AUGUST:            AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
  9. SEPTEMBER:      SOUTHERN FICTION–Tumbleweeds byMecham
  10. OCTOBER:         OWN CHOICE
  11. NOVEMBER:       NOTHING BUT INSPIRATIONAL
  12. DECEMBER:       DEBUT AUTHORS
2012 Time Travel Reading Challenge

Hosted by Library of Clean Reads

Levels:
  • Surprise Trip: 1 to 3 time travel books.
  • Great Adventure: 4 to 6 time travel books.
  • Fantastic Journey: 7 to 9 time travel books
  • Mind-boggling Voyage: 10 to 12 time travel books.

What’s in a Name 5
Hosted by Beth Fish Reads

  1. A book with a topographical feature (land formation) in the title
  2. A book with something you’d see in the sky in the title–Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
  3. A book with a creepy crawly in the title–Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan
  4. A book with a type of house in the title–The Kitchen House by Grissom
  5. A book with something you’d carry in your pocket, purse, or backpack in the title
  6. A book with a something you’d find on a calendar in the title–One of our Thursdays is Missing by Fforde

Gilmore Girls Reading Challenge–For this, I need to read 10 books in 3 different categories from the books mentioned or seen on the show compiled on the list.  I tried this last year and got to five, so I’ll give it another go.

Mixology–I don’t ever seem to quite get the divisions right, but I like the idea of trying to expand into more genres, so we’ll give this another try.  Here are my goals for this year.

1. Nonfiction: 5 books–
2. Short Stories:5 books– 1. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by Rowling,
3. Poetry: 5 books-
X4. New in 2012(books published or new to me authors): 10 books– 1. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Taylor, 2. Michael Vey by Evans, 3. Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children by Riggs, 4. Divergent by Roth, 5. Dead End in Norvelt by Gantos, 6. Graceling by Cashore, 7. Insurgent by Roth, 8. Into the Free by Julie Cantrell, 9. Bluebloods by Melissa de la Cruz, 10. Need by Jones
X5. YA Fiction:10 books–1. Torment by Kate, 2. The Red Pyramid by Riordan, 3. Throne of Fire by Riordan, 4. The Hobbit by Tolkien, 5. Clockwork Prince by Clare, 6. Serpent’s Shadow by Riordan, 7. The Power of Six by Lore, 8. Enclave by Aguirre, 9. Glow by Ryan, 10. Masquerade by de la Cruz

6. Adult Fiction: 10 books–1. One of our Thursdays is Missing by Fforde, 2. The Garden Intrigue by Willig, 3. Into the Free by Julie Cantrell, 4. Mistborn by Sanderson, 5. The Well of Ascension by Sanderson, 6. The Hero of the Ages by Sanderson, 7. Tumbleweeds by Mecham, 8. The Kitchen House by Grissom, 9. The Kitchen House by Grissom

7. Classics: 10 books–1. Brothers Karamazov by Dostoevsky, 2. The Giver by Lowry
8. Random (this will allow me to read more in whatever categories I’m in the mood for):20 books–1. Revelations by de la Cruz, 2. City of Fallen Angels by Clare, 3. Captivate by Jones, 4. Pretties by Westerfield, 5. Entice by Jones, 6. Legend by Lu,

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