Nope, didn’t keep better track, but maybe this year….

Total Pages: 7127
Total Hours: 72 hours
1. The Retribution of Mara Dyer, 9.5 hours
2. Mitosis by Brandon Sanderson, 1 hour
3. A Wounded Name by Hutchison, 311 pages
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by Rowling, 8.5 hours
5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by Rowling, 9.5 hours
6. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by Rowling, 12 hours
7. Red Rising by Brown, 416 pages

8-40. Various books I didn’t keep track of

41. The Martian by Weir, 11 hours
42. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Book Store by Sloan, 8 hours
43. Firefight by Sanderson, 12 hours


I think I’ll try to challenge myself in my reading, and maybe I’ll keep better track. :-)

Reading Outside The Box Challenge

  • Read a Chunkster
  • Reading by Ear (audiobook)
  • Gathering Dust
  • Science Fiction
  • Picture Book
  • Graphic Novel
  • Poetry or Novel-In-Verse
  • Young Adult Fiction
  • Loved by Others
  • Second Chance
  • Mystery
  • Accidentally Watched the Movie First
  • Try a Classic
  • Historical Fiction
  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Middle Grade Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Award Winner
  • Lost in Translation
  • Non-Fiction Book
  • Self-Published
  • Relive the Magic
  • Biography or Memoir
  • Romance
  • Adult Fiction


I never seem to get this right, so I’m going to do things a little differently this year.  I’m putting minimums in each, and if I go over in some categories, that’s fine, but these are the minimum numbers I’d like to read in each category.

  • Nonfiction: 5 books–
  • Short Stories:5 books–
  • Poetry: 5 books-
  • Classics: 5 books-
  • New in 2014(books published or new to me authors): 10 books–
  • YA Fiction:10 books–
  • Adult Fiction: 10 books–

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