2013

Total Pages: 7750
Total Hours: 224

1. Remarkable Alaska Women by Cherry Lyon Jones, 134 pages
2. Starters by Lissa Price, 10.5 hours
3. The Art of War for Women by Catherine Huang, 6 hours
4. The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene, 4 hours
5. The Fault in our Stars by John Green, 7.5 hours
6. Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan, 15 hours
7. Red Shirts by John Scalzi, 639 pages
8. Witch and Wizard by James Patterson, 5 hours
9. The Phantom of Pemberly by Regina Jeffers, 347 pages
10. Beastly by Alex Flinn, 206 pages
11. Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi, 10 hours
12. Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver, hours 10.5 hours
13. Coraline by Neil Gaiman, 3 hours
14. South of Broad by Pat Conroy, 530 pages
15. Infinity:Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon, 8 hours
16. Switched by Amanda Hocking, 9 hours
17. Torn by Amanda Hocking, 9 hours
18. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand, 1200 pages
19. The Ashford Affair by Lauren Willig, 368 pages
20. Ascend by Amadna Hocking, 8 hours
21. The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey, 7 hours
22. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, 384 pages
23. A Game of Thrones by George RR Martin, 720 pages
24. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancy, 12.5 hours
25. The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson, 384 pages
26. The Passion of the Purple Plumeria by Lauren Willig, 480 pages
27. Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey, 51 pages
28. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand, 14 hours
29. Looking for Alaska by John Green, 7 hours
30. The Bone House by Stephen Lawhead, 416 pages
31. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, 17 hours
32. Under the Empyrean sky by Chuck Wendig, 354 pages
33. Divergent by Veronica Roth, 11 hours
34. Insurgent by Veronica Roth, 11.5 hours
35. Allegiant by Veronica Roth, 12 hours
36. Waterfall by Lisa Bergren, 10.5 hours
37. House of Hades by Rick Riordan, 608 pages
38. The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley, 448 pages
39. William Shakespeare’s Star Wars by Ian Doescher, 176 pages
40. Fire and Flood by Victoria Scott, 305 pages
41. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith, 16 hours

Last year wasn’t a great reading year for me, and I definitely haven’t done so well with the reading challenges lately, so I’m going to keep it simple this year.  I might even try to go back and finish some old challenges.  :-)

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.

  • Nonfiction: 5 books– 1. Remarkable Alaska Women by Cherry Lyon Jones, 134 pages, 2. Art of War for Women by Huang, 3. Art of Seduction by Greene, 4. Unbroken by Hillenbrand
  • Short Stories:5 books–
  • Poetry: 5 books- 1. Native Guard by Trethewey
  • New in 2013(books published or new to me authors): 10 books1. Under the Never Sky by Rossi, 2. South of Broad by Conroy, 3. Switched by Hocking, 4. Ready, Player, One by Cline, 5. A Game of Thrones by Martin, 6. The Rithmatist by Sanderson, 7. Allegiant by Roth, 8. House of Hades by Riordan
  • YA Fiction:10 books–1. Starters by Lissa Price, 2. The Fault in our Stars by Green, 3. Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan, 4. Witch and Wizard by James Patterson, 5. Beastly by Alex Flinn, 6. Pandemonium by Oliver, 7. Coraline by Gaiman, 8. Infinity by Kenyon, 9. Torn by Hocking, 10. Ascend by Hocking
  • Adult Fiction: 10 books–1. Red Shirts by John Scalzi, 2. The Phantom of Pemberly by Regina Jeffers, 3. The Ashford Affair by Willig, 4. The Passion of the Purple Pulmeria by Willig, 5. The Bone House by Lawhead, 6. The Rose Garden by Kearsley, 7. William Shakespeare’s Star Wars by Doescher, 
  • Classics: 10 books–1. Atlas Shrugged by Rand,
  • Random (this will allow me to read more in whatever categories I’m in the mood for):20 books–1. The Extrordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Yancey, 2. The 5th Wave by Yancey, 3. Looking for Alaska by Green, 4. Divergent by Roth, 5. Insurgent by Roth, 6. Waterfall by Bergen, 7. Fire and Flood by Scott, 8. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Galbraith, 

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