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Subject: 2012 Reading Paranormal Reading challenge --LISTS--
Date Posted: 12/23/2011 10:41 AM ET
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Use this topic for you list so folks can see what your are reading and get ideas,  Here are the categories again

Here is our Reading Challenge for 2012. There are 15 categories and 1 bonus.

Seeing it is a summer Olympic year lets use that theme

  • Read one in a category bronze medal for that category
  • Read two in a category silver medal for that category
  • Read three in a category gold medal for that category

Complete 12 of  15 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

I have added in one bonus  for an extra challenge

  1.  Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)
  2. ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)
  3. My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)
  4. Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
  5. Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
  6. Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
  7. The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
  8. Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more
  9. Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
  10. Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
  11. Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are ASJ so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with A, S or J (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)
  12. Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)
  13. Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme
  14. Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
  15. Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choosing

Bonus categories

  1. Read 5 books from you TBR Pile


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Alice's Lists

Bonus categories

  1.  Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)
    1. Fair Game by Patricia Briggs
    2. Oracle's Moon by Thea Harrison
    3. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris done 6/9
  2. ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)
    1. Life Eternal by Yvonne Woon done May 4th
    2. Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder done Sept 30th
  3. My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)
    1. Hunted by Rebecca Zanetti done May 7th
    2. Biting Cold by Chloe Neill done August 17th
    3. Blood Law by Karin Tabke Sept 1st
  4. Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
    1. Shaedes of Gray by Amanda Bonilla Done June 27th
    2. Black Heart by Holly Black done August 12th
    3. Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews done Augutst 26th
  5. Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
    1. Never More by Michele Bardsley
    2. Vanish by Sophie Jordan
    3. Hidden by Sophie Jordan done 10/20
  6. Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
    1. By a Thread - Jennifer Estep done March 1st
    2. A Perfect Blood by Kim Harrison
    3. Hellbent by Cherie Priest done August 5th
  7. The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
    1. Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward done Jan 11
    2. Lover Mine by J.R. Ward done April 9th
    3. Hexed by Kevin Hearne done June 7th
  8. Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more
    1. Red Glove by Holly Black done 2/5
    2. Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs finished 5/2
    3. Born at Midnight by CC Hunter finished 7/9
  9. Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
    1. Silver-Tongued Devil by Jaye Wells (gun) done 3/20
    2. Bloodshot by Cherie Priest (gun)done 3/22
    3. Shadow Reader by Sandy Williams done 5/30
  10. Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
    1. Vampire Voss by Colleen Gleason, London, done 2/14
    2. Timeless by Gail Carriger, Egypt, done 5/23
    3. Tempest fury by Nicole Peeler done July 18th, London
  11. Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are ASJ so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with A, S or J (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)
    1. Gem of a Ghost by Sue Ann Jaffarian done Feb 16th
    2. Angel Condemned by Mary Stanton done April 29th
    3. Thirteen by Kelley Armstrong done July 28th
  12. Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)
    1. Devil without a Cause by Terri Garey done March 11th
    2. Native Star by M.K Hobson done April 26th
    3. Brownies and Broomsticks by Bailey Cate May 27th
  13. Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme
    1. Across the Universe by Beth Revis done April 27th
    2. Cinder by Marissa Meyer done July 16th
    3. The Selection by Kiera Cass done Oct 31st
  14. Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
    1. Spells and Stitches by Barbara Bretton Book 4 Sugar Maple series finished Janurary 2nd
    2. Accidental Human by Dakota Cassidy done Jan 21
    3. Accidentlly Demonic by Dakota Cassidy done Jan 22ned
  15. Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choosing - My category will be New to me Series
    1. Hounded by Kevin Hearne done Feb 18th
    2. Heart of Darkness by Lauren Dane Done Feb 24th
    3. Blood Destiny by Tessa Dawn Done June 11th
  16. Read 5 books from you TBR Pile
    1. Accidentally Catty by Dakota Cassidy done April 1
    2. Midnight Sins by Cynthia Eden done april 14
    3. Hard Magic by Laura Anne Gilman done July 21st.
    4. Tiger's Quest by Collen Houck done July 25th
    5. Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs by Molly Harper done August 15th



 



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Shannon's List

         1.  Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)

                      1.)Rapture by J.R. Ward

                      2.)A Hunger So Wild by Sylvia Day

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           2.  ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)

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           3.   My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with  (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)

                      1.)Twice Bitten by Chloe Neill

                      2.)

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           4.  Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)

                      1.)A Touch of Crimson by Sylvia Day

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            5.  Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)

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            6.  Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)

                       1.)Breeding Ground by Jaid Black

                       2.)Insatiable by Lauren Dane

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            7.  The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)

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             8.  Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more

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            9. Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica

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             10.  Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)

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               11.   Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are ASJ so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with A, S or J (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)

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                12.   Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)

                           1.) Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires bk1) Chloe Neill

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                 13.   Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme

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                  14.   Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books

                           1.)Friday Night Bites by Chloe Neill

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                   15.   Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choose

Bonus categories

  1. Read 5 books from you TBR Pile



 

 



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This was a tough year...

Josie's list:

  1. DONE! Can't Wait for those New Releases - Witchful Thinking - H.P. Mallory - Completed 7/20/2012, Sparks Fly - Katie MacAlister - Completed 7/29/2012, Samurai Game - Christine Feehan - Completed 12/09/2012
  2. DONE! ZOMBIES - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies - Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith - Completed 2/20/2012, Dead Men's Boots - Mike Carey - Completed 3/20/2012, Night Of The Living Dead - John Russo, George Romero - Completed 11/5/2012 
  3. DONE!  My sexy paranormal Lover - Man of Her Dreams - Lorie O'Clare, Elizabeth Lapthorne - Completed 03/18/2012, Wizard's Daughter - Catherine Coulter - Completed 10/23/2012 , Touch of Gypsy Fire - Shiloh Walker - Completed 10/22/2012
  4. DONE! Color Bright - Red-headed Stepchild - Jaye Wells - Completed 1/23/2012, Dead Is The New Black - Marlene Perez - Completed 7/21/2012, Black Creek Crossing - John Saul - Completed 10/26/2012 
  5. DONE! Dangerous Dragons - Dragon Bones - Patricia Briggs - Completed 1/15/2012, A Princess of Landover - Terry Brooks - Completed 7/24/2012, Stormwalker - Allyson James - Completed 8/12/2012
  6. DONE! Urban fantasy - Sex Magic - Jennifer Dunne - Completed 2/25/2012, Blood Bound - Patricia Briggs - Completed 8/4/2012, Blood Pact - Tanya Huff - Completed 10/23/2012
  7. DONE! The Boys are Back in town - Brother Odd - Dean Koontz - Completed 1/27/2012Dark Harvest - Norman Partridge - Completed 8/15/2012, The Gunslinger - Stephen King - Completed 9/3/2012   
  8. DONE! Young Adult - Once Dead, Twice Shy - Kim Harrison - Completed 2/29/2012, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis - Completed 10/20/2012, The Shadow Dragons (Chronicles of the Imaginarium Geographica) - John A. Owen - Completed 5/9/2012 
  9. DONE! Gnarly Weapons - Dark Slayer - Christine Feehan - Completed 3/30/2012, Night's Rose - Annaliese Evans - Completed 5/17/2012, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Seth Grahame-Smith  - Completed - 9/14/2012 
  10. DONE! Life outside these United States - Death Most Definite - Trent Jamieson - Completed 8/19/2012, Blood Lines - Tanya Huff - Completed 10/1/2012 , Sense and Sensibilty and Sea Monsters - Jane Austen and Ben Winters - Completed 10/5/2012 
  11. DONE!  Interesting Initials - J and S - Dogs and Goddesses - Jennifer Crusie, Anne Stuart and Lani Diane Rich - Completed 2/24/2012, Prospero's Children - Jan Siegal - Completed 6/16/2012, The Forbidden Game - L.J. Smith - Completed 12/31/2012   
  12. DONE! Nice to meet you - Black Hills - Dan Simmons - Completed 02/16/2012, Once Bitten - Stephen Leather -  Completed 2/15/2012, Coraline - Neil Gaiman - Completed 3/1/2012
  13. DONE! Dystopia - Animal Farm - George Orwell - Completed 3/4/2012, The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins - Completed 3/16/2012, Mirrorscape - Mike Wilks - Completed 3/19/2012
  14. DONE! Next up - Where's There's A Witch - Madelyn Alt - Completed 1/29/2012, A Witch In Time - Madelyn Alt - Completed 6/18/2012, Home For A Spell - Madelyn Alt - Completed 07/01/2012
  15. DONE! I saw it on HBO - Game Of Thrones - George R.R. Martin - Game of Thrones - Completed 1/08/2012, Definitely Dead - Charlaine Harris - True Blood - Completed 5/2/2012, Willow - Wayland Drew - Life's Too Short w/ Warrick Davis - Completed 5/20/2012

Bonus categories

  1. DONE! Read 5 books from you TBR Pile - The Twelve Dancing Princesses - Nancy Madore - Completed 1/16/2012 My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon - PN Elrod and others - Completed 3/26/2012, Enchanted - Nancy Madore - Completed 3/26/2012 , Many Bloody Returns - Charlaine Harris and others - Completed 5/28/2012, Death's Excellent Vacation - Charlaine Harris and others - Completed 6/9/2012


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 Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)

1 Once Burned - Jeaniene Frost (7-21)

2 By a Thread - Jennifer Estep (9-8)

3 Lover Reborn - JR Ward (11-18)

My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)

1 No Rest for the Wicked (IAD Book 2) - Kresley Cole (1-29)

2 Wicked Deeds on a Winters Night (IAD Books 3) - Kresley Cole (2-4)

3 Dark Needs at Nights Edge (IAD Book 4) - Kresley Cole (2-8)

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)

1 Dragon Blues - Edie Ramer (3-7)

2 Dead is the New Black - Marlene Perez (3-9)

3

Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)

1 You Slay Me (Book 1) - Katie MacAlister (1-23)

2 Fire Me Up (Book 2) - Katie MacAlister (1-26)

3 Light My Fire (Book 3) - Katie MacAlister (7-10)

Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)

1 Stray (Werecats Bk 1) - Rachel Vincent (2-19)

2 The Vampire and the Virgin - Kerrelyn Sparks (8-18)

3 Vampire Mine - Kerrelyn Sparks

The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)

1 Crave - J.R. Ward (3-25)

2 The Undead Next Door (Love at Stake #4) - Kerrelyn Sparks (4-5)

3 Desire Unchained - Larissa Ione (6-17)

Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more

1 Bite Me - Parker Blue (1-3)

2 Wolf Mark - Joseph Bruchac (8-25)

3 Some Girls Bite - Chloe Neill (9-2)

Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica

1 Kiss of a Demon King - Kresely Cole (7-28)

2 First Grave on the Right - Darynda Jones (10-26)

3 Second Grave on the Left - Darynda Jones (10-29)

Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)

1 Telesa: The Covenant Keeper - Lani Wendt Young (1-12)

2 Darkness Rising (Dark Angels, Book 2) - Keri Arthur (1-19)

3 Pleasures of a Dark Prince - Kresley Cole (9-11)

Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books with that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. (JLP)

1 The Renfield Syndrome - J.A. Saare (1-1)

2 Envy - J R Ward (8-30)

3 Everdark - Elle Jasper (10-13)

Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)

1 Me and My Ghoulfriends (Larue Donavan Book 1) - Rose Pressey (1-8)

2

3

Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books

1 Lover Unleashed (BDB Bk 10) - J.R. Ward (2-28)

2 Dark Desires After Dusk (IAD Bk 5) - Kresley Cole (6-10)

3 Secret Life of a Vampire - Kerrelyn Sparks (7-24)

Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choose (Novellas)

1 A Taste of Midnight (Novella) - Lara Adrian (1-8)

2 Warlord Wants Forever (Novella) - Kresley Cole (1-16)

3 A Very Vampy Christmas (novella) - Kerrelyn Sparks (11-8)

Read 5 books from you TBR Pile

1 Forbidden Nights with a Vampire - Kerrelyn Sparks (8-9)

2 Holy Smokes - Katie MacAlister (8-15)

3 Weddings From Hell - Maggie Shayne/Jeaniene Frost/Terri Garey/ Kathryn Smith (8-24)

4 Succubus Revealed - Richelle Mead

5 The Bite Before Christmas - Jeaniene Frost/Lynsay Sands

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ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)

Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme



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Can't wait to start a new year!! Thanks for all the hard work      Completed challenge 10/17

Can't Wait for Those New Releases - Read 1-3 new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)
1.Second Grave on the Left  Darynda Jones 3/27
 
My Sexy Paranormal Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)
 
Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
3.
 
Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
 
Urban Fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS); some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
 
The Boys Are Back in Town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
 
Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tagged as Young Adult, Teen, Children paranormal; some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephenie Meyer and many more
3.
 
Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that have a big ole weapon on the cover - they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
 
Life Outside These United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
1. The Rift Walker  2/13 (By the way, this book was FANTASTIC)
3. Bound by Blood - Amanda Ashley
4.The Kingmakers  9/30 (last of the trilogy was even MORE fantastic than #2)
   
Interesting Initials - J K B   - Read 1-3 books whose author has one or more of your initials for his/her first, last middle name.
1. Conner's Wolf (Supernatural Bonds #6) Jory Strong
 
Nice to Meet You - Read 1-3 new-to-you authors in any subgenre (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance etc)
 
Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have dystopian theme
 
Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
2.Third Grave Dead Ahead  Darynda Jones 3/29 
 
Make up Your Own Category - M/M Paranormal
 
Bonus category: Read 5 books from TBR Pile

1. Spark of Magic Author: Trista Ann Michaels 4/3
2. Fierce Radiance (Space Confederation, Bk 1)  - Tymber Dalton 6/19
3. Alpha 2 Author: Treva Harte 7/20
4.Fated (Dark Protectors, Bk 1) Author: Rebecca Zanetti 9/8
 5.Revelation (De La Vega Cats, Bk 2)Author: Lauren Dane 9/5
6. Primal Law (Alpha Pack, Bk 1) Author: J. D. Tyler 9/19
 

Zombie - Read 1-3 paranormal books with zombies (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)
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I want to try this year!

Can't Wait for those New Releases 

  1.  Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, Bk 5) by Gail Carriger (5/29/12)
  2.  Insurgent (Divergent, Bk 2) by Veronica Roth (6/24/12)
  3.  The Girl in the Clockwork Collar (Steampunk Chronicles, Bk 2) by Kady Cross (8/19/12)

ZOMBIES

  1.  The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong (2/26/12)
  2.  Graveminder by Melissa Marr (8/5/12)
  3.  Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter (11/17/12)

My sexy paranormal  Lover

  1.  One Foot In The Grave (Night Huntress, Bk 2) by Jeaniene Frost (3/22/12)
  2.  Heat of the Night (Dream Guardians, Bk 2) by Sylvia Day (5/3/12)
  3.  Destined for an Early Grave (Night Huntress, Bk 4) by Jeaniene Frost (6/1/12)

Color Bright

  1.  The Emerald Talisman by Brenda Pandos (1/28/12)
  2.  A Touch of Crimson (Renegade Angels, Bk 1) (7/6/12)
  3.  White Cat (Curseworkers, Bk 1) (9/22/12)

Dangerous Dragon

  1.   Dragon Bound (Elder Races, Bk 1) by Thea Harrison (10/15/12)
  2.   Firelight by Sophie Jordan (11/21/12)
  3.   Vanish by Sophie Jordan (12/14/12)

Urban fantasy

  1.   This Side of the Grave (Night Huntress, Bk 5) by Jeaniene Frost (7/14/12)
  2.   One Grave at a Time (Night Huntress, Bk 6) by Jeaniene Frost (8/2/12)
  3.   Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost (9/2/12)

The Boys are Back in town 

  1.  Possess Me at Midnight (Doomsday Bretheren, Bk 3) by Shayla Black (1/30/12)
  2.  Intertwined by Gena Showalter (3/13/12)
  3. The Death Cure by James Dashner (4/7/12)

Young Adult

  1.   The Iron Queen (Iron Fey, Bk 3) by Julie Kagawa (2/10/12)
  2.   Unraveled by Gena Showalter (3/28/12)
  3.    Blood Promise (Vampire Academy, Bk 4) by Richelle Mead (5/13/12)

Gnarly Weapons

  1.  Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress, Bk 1) by Jeaniene Frost (3/16/12)
  2.  At Grave's End (Night Huntress, Bk 3) by Jeaniene Frost (3/29/12)
  3.  Bullet (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter, Bk 17) by Laurell K. Hamilton (7/12/12)

Life outside these United States

  1.  Seduce Me in Shadow (Doomsday Bretheren, Bk 2) by Shayla Black (1/12/12)
  2.  Heartless (Parasol Protectorate, Bk 4) by Gail Carriger (5/12/12)
  3.  Shadowspell (Fariewalker, Bk 2) by Jenna Black (7/9/12)
     

Interesting Initials (WKC)

  1.   Beautiful Creatures by Margaret Stohl, Kami Garcia (2/5/12)
  2.   Clockwork Prince (Infernal Devices, Bk 2) by Cassandra Clare (4/24/12)
  3.    The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross (8/12/12)

Nice to meet you

  1. Lady and the Vamp (Immortality Bites, Bk 3) by Michelle Rowan (1/2/12)
  2. Fallen Angels by Heather Terrell (4/8/12)
  3. Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder (4/26/12)

Dystopia

  1. The Maze Runner by James Dashner (3/5/12)
  2. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner (4/1/12)
  3. Divergent by Veronica Roth (6/24/12)

Next up

  1.   Frostbite (Vampire Academy, Bk 2) by Richelle Mead (4/13/12)
  2.   Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, Bk 3) by Richelle Mead (4/28/12)
  3.   Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, Bk 5) by Richelle Mead (5/22/12)

Make up your own category (Last Book in Series)

  1. The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong (2/29/12)
  2. The Iron Knight (Iron Fey, Bk 4) by Julie Kagawa (2/18/12)
  3. Last Sacrifice (Vampite Academy, Bk 6) by Richelle Mead (6/7/12)

Bonus categories

Read 5 books from you TBR Pile

  1. Silence (Hush, Hush, Bk 3) by Becca Fitzpatrick (6/11/12) 
  2. Glimmerglass (Faeriewalker, Bk 1) by Jenna Black (6/19/12) 
  3. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead (8/14/12)
  4. Rebel Angels (Gemma Doyle, Bk 2) by Libba Bray (9/9/12)
  5. Rapture (Fallen, Bk 4) by Lauren Kate (9/11/12)


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I'm in. Had fun doing it last year.

 Mary's List:

 1) Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)

1)   A Perfect Blood (Hollows, Bk 10) by Kim Harrison - finished 7/22/12
2)   The Kingdom by Amanda Stevens - finished 4/14/12
3)  Timeless (Parasol Protectorate, Bk 5) :: Gail Carriger - finished 6/7/12
 
2) ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)
 
1)  Dark and Disorderly by Bernita Harris - finished 3/7/12
2)  Pay Me in Flesh [Mallory Caine, Zombie at Law, Bk 1] by K. Bennett - (Kindle) - 2/8/12
3)   The Year of Eating Dangerously [Mallory Caine, Zombie at Law, Bk 2] by K. Bennett - finished 7/18/12
 
3) My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)
 
1)   The Restorer (Graveyard Queen, Bk 1) by Amanda Stevens - finished 3/22/12
2)   Demon Inside by Stacia Kane - finished 3/18/12
3)   Dead Case in Deadwood (Deadwood Mystery Series #3) by Ann Charles- finished 3/22/12
 
4) Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
 
1)  The Emerald Talisman (Volume 1) by Brenda Pandos - finished 2/18/12
2)  Tsunami Blue
by Galye Ann Williams - finished 4/28/12
3)    Crimson Moon by Rebecca York - finished 7/23/12
 
5) Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
1)
2)
3)
 
6) Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
 
1)   Just Another Judgement Day (Nightside, Bk 9) by Simon R. Green - finished 2/24/12
2)    The Better Part of Darkness [Charlie Madigan, Bk 1] by Kelly Gay - finished 3/24/12
3)    Sacrificial Magic by Stacia Kane - finished 4/6/12
 
 
7) The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
 
1)  Dead Waters [Simon Canderous, Bk 4] by Anton Strout - finished 1/4/12
2)   Forever Odd by Dean Koontz - finished 1/21/12
3)   White Night (Dresden Files, Bk 9) by Jim Butcher - finished 4/4/12
 

 8) Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal

1)   Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare - finished 1/20/12
2)    Hourglass by Myra McIntire - finished 1/7/12
3)    Love Bites [Vampire Kisses, Bk 7] by Ellen Schreiber - finished 2/22/12

 9) Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica

1)   Saint City Sinners [Dante Valentine, Bk 4] by Lilith Saintcrow - finished 2/13/12
2)   Hellforged [Deadtown, Bk 2] by Nancy Holzner - finished 2/18/12
3)   Midnight Reign [Vampire Babylon, Bk 2] by Chris Marie Green - finished 2/21/12
 
10) Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
 
1)  The Greyfriar (Vampire Empire, Bk 1) by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith - 1/23/12
2)  Her Own Devices, a steampunk adventure novel (Magnificent Devices) by Shelley Adina - finished 2/25/12
3)  The Rift Walker [Vampire Empire, Bk 2] by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith - finished 5/16/12
 
11) Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books w/ that author one + of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name.  (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)
          MMC
 
1)  The Shop of Shades and Secrets by Colleen Gleason - finished 1/5/12
2)   The Girl in the Steel Corset [Steampunk Chronicles, Bk 1] by Kady Cross - finished 4/27/12
3)   Old Haunts (Haunted Guesthouse, Bk 3) by E.J. Cooperman - finished 4/27/12
 
12) Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)
 
1)   The Iron Thorn (The Iron Codex) by Caitlin Kittredge - finished 4/10/12
2)   Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffith - finished 5/15/12
3)   Witch Woman by Jeannette Baker - finished 7/19/12
 
13) Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme
 
1)  Plague: A Gone Novel by Michael Grant - finished 3/2/12
2)   Prized [The Birthmarked Trilogy] by Caragh M. O'Brien - finished 4/2/12
3)   Insurgent (Divergent #2) by Veronica Roth - finished 5/5/12
 
 14) Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
 
1)    To Hell and Back (Dante Valentine Novel) by Lilith Saintcrow - finished 3/18/12
2)     Poltergeist (Greywalker, Bk 2)by Kat Richardson - finished 8/17/12
3)     Another Kind of Dead [Dreg City #2] by Kelly Meding - finished 4/7/12
 
15) Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choose - LAYING AROUND TOO LONG
 
1)  Mean Streets - by Jim Butcher, Kat Richardson, Simon Greene, Tom Sneignoski - finished 6/31/12
2)   Underground (Greywalker, Bk 3) by Kat Richardson - finished 7/12/12
3)   Small Favor (Dresden Files, Bk 10) by Jim Butcher - finished 8/21/12
 
 Bonus categories: Read 5 books from you TBR Pile
1)  Unseen [Outcast Season, Bk 3) by Rachel Caine - finished 5/28/12
2)  Spirit Dances (Walker Papers, Bk 6) by C.E. Murphy - finished 7/4/12
3)  Angel's Verdict by Mary Stanton - finished 7/17/12
4)   The Girl in the Clockwork Collar [Steampunk Chronicles, Bk 2] by Katy Cross - finished 8/9/12
5)  The Traitor in the Tunnel by Y.S. Lee - finished 8/27/12



 

 



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2012 Paranormal Reading Challenge

  • Read one in a category bronze medal for that category
  • Read two in a category silver medal for that category
  • Read three in a category gold medal for that category
  • Complete 12 of 15 of the categories to become a champion.

 1. Can't Wait for those New Releases
          Third Grave Dead Aheadby Darynda Jones
          Inked Magicby Jory Strong
          A Hunger So Wild: A Renegade Angels Novelby Sylvia Day

2. Zombies
          Rot & Ruinby Jonathan Maberry
          Feed (Newsflesh, Bk 1)by Mira Grant
          The Iron Duke (Iron Seas, Bk 1)by Meljean Brook (Read 2/5/12)

3. My sexy paranormal Lover
          Beyond the Highland Mist (Highlander, Bk 1)by Karen Marie Moning
          Raine (Lords of Satyr, Bk 2)by Elizabeth Amber
          Lyon (Lords of Satyr, Bk 3)by Elizabeth Amber

 4. Color Bright
          Greywalker (Greywalker, Bk 1)by Kat Richardson
          Succubus Blues (Georgina Kincaid, Bk 1)by Richelle Mead
          Painting the Roses Redby Trish Lamoree (Read 2/2/12)

5. Dangerous Dragons
          Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, Bk 1)by G. A. Aiken (Read 2/26/12)
          About a Dragon (Dragon Kin, Bk 2)by G. A. Aiken
          Dragon Bound (Elder Races, Bk 1)by Thea Harrison

6. Urban fantasy
          Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 1)by J. R. Ward
          Afterlight (Dark Ink Chronicles, Bk 1)by Elle Jasper
          Poltergeist (Greywalker, Bk 2)by Kat Richardson

 7. The Boys are Back in town
          Lethal Rider (Lords of Deliverance)by Larissa Ione
          Dominic (Lords of Satyr, Bk 4)by Elizabeth Amber
          Covet (Fallen Angels, Bk 1)by J. R. Ward

8. Young Adult
          Bones of Faerieby Janni Lee Simner (read 1/24/12)
          Hex Hall (Hex Hall, Bk 1)by Rachel Hawkins (read 3/20/12)
          Strange Angels (Strange Angels, Bk 1)by Lili St. Crow

9. Gnarly Weapons
          Graceling (Seven Kingdoms, Bk 1)by Kristin Cashore (Read 3/24/12)
          Tainted (Blood Lily Chronicles, Bk 1)by Julie Kenner
          Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 2)by J. R. Ward      

10. Life outside these United States
          Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, Bk 1)by Gail Carriger (Read 2/8/12)
          Changeless (The Parasol Protectorate, Bk 2)by Gail Carriger (Read 3/27/12)
          The Girl in the Steel Corset (Steampunk Chronicles, Bk 1)by Kady Cross (Read 2/18/12)

11. Interesting Initial
          Blood Trinity (Belador, Bk 1)by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Dianna Love
          Wicked Enchantment (Dark Magick, Bk 1)by Anya Bast
          Betrayals (Strange Angels, Bk 2)by Lili St. Crow

12. Nice to meet you
          The Native Starby M. K. Hobson
          Pleasures of the Night (Dream Guardians, Bk 1)by Sylvia Day
          Huntedby Amelia Elias

13. Dystopia
          Mockingjay (Hunger Games, Bk 3)by Suzanne Collins (Read 3/10/12)
          The Forest of Hands and Teeth (Forest of Hands and Teeth, Bk 1)by Carrie Ryan
          Chaos Walking 2 in 1 Omnibus (Chaos Walking)by Patrick Ness

14. Next up
          Succubus On Top (Georgina Kincaid, Bk 2)by Richelle Mead
          Crave (Fallen Angels, Bk 2)by J. R. Ward
          Demon Underground (Allay, Bk 2)by S. L. Wright

15. Make up your own category (Vampire)
          Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs (Jane Jameson, Bk 1):: Molly Harper (Read 2/29/12)
          Out of the Darknessby Jaci Burton, C.J. Burton (read 3/14/12)
          Moon Danceby J.R. Rain

Bonus category – Read 5 books from your TBR Pile
          Marked (Shifters, Bk 1)by Joely Skye
          Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, Bk 1)by Nalini Singh
          Grave Witch (Alex Craft, Bk 1)by Kalayna Price
          Storm Born (Dark Swan, Bk 1)by Richelle Mead
          Stormwalker (Stormwalker, Bk 1)by Allyson James



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Lost my list with the death of my computer, so I'm going to have to recreate as best as possible.  :/

    

I'm a CHAMPION!!!  Woo HOO!!!

 

  1.  Can't Wait for those New Releases - Insurgent - done
  2. ZOMBIES - Rot & Ruin - done
  3. My sexy paranormal  Lover - Some Girls Bite - done
  4. Color Bright -
  5. Dangerous Dragons -
  6. Urban fantasy -
  7. The Boys are Back in town - Monument 14 - done
  8. Young Adult - Vampires Kiss - done
  9. Gnarly Weapons - Friday Night Bites - done
  10. Life outside these United States - Dark Souls - done
  11. Interesting Initials - Taken by Storm by Jennifer Lynn Barnes - done
  12. Nice to meet you - Slayed by Amanda Marrone - done
  13. Dystopia - Partials - done
  14. Next up -   Magic of the Moonlight - done
  15. Make up your own category - Legend - done (YA)

Bonus categories

  1. The Hollow - done
  2. Hex Hall - done
  3. Variant - done
  4. Genesis - done
  5. Dust & Decay - done



 



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  1.  Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)
    • The Darkest Seduction by Gena Showalter
    • Born to Darkness by Suzanne Brockmann
    • Spirit Bound by Christine Feehan
  2. ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)
    • Flirt by Laurell K. Hamilton
    • The Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman
    • The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook
  3. My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)
    • At Grave's End by Jeanienne Frost
    • Born of Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Changes by Jim Butcher
  4. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
    • Tsunami Blue by Gayle Anne Williams
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  5. Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
    • A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
    • Heart of the Hunter by Lara Adrian
    • Dragon Blues by Edie Ramer
  6. Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
    • Trick of Light by Rob Thurman
    • Fair Game by Patricia Briggs
    • Samurai Game by Christine Feehan
  7. The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
    • A Kiss Before the Apocalypse by Thomas E. Sniegoski
    • Turn Coat by Jim Butcher
    • Fated by Benedict Jacka
  8. Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more
    • Invincible by Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
    • Valiant by Holly Black
  9. Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
    • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith
    • The Watcher by Jeanne C. Stein
    • Lover Reborn by J.R. Ward
  10. Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
    • The Darkest Surrender by Gena Showalter
    • Darkest at Dawn by Christine Feehan
    • Eternal Kiss of Darkness by Jeaniene Frost
  11. Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are ASJ so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with A, S or J (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)
    • Vampire Diaries: The Awakening by L.J. Smith
    • Claim Me by Tawny Taylor
    • Drink of Me by Jacquelyn Frank
  12. Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)
    • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
    • Sebastian by Anne Bishop
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  13. Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme
    • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
    • Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
    • Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  14. Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
    • Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh
    • Dark Peril by Christine Feehan
    • Water Bound by Christine Feehan
  15. Make up your own category - ANTHOLOGIES
    • Inked by Karen Chance, Marjorie M. Liu, Yasmine Galenorn & Eileen Wilks
    • Angels of Darkness by Nalini Singh, Ilona Andrews, Meljean Brook & Sharon Shinn
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Bonus categories

  1. Read 5 books from your TBR Pile
    • Awaken Me Darkly by Gena Showalter
    • Lothaire by Kresley Cole
    • Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton
    • Darker After Midnight by Lara Adrian
    • Rapture by J.R. Ward

 

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 Can't Wait for those New Releases -

  1. A Perfect Blood by Kim Harrison
  2. Silver-Tongued Devil by Jaye Wells
  3.  Fair Game by Patrica Briggs

ZOMBIES -

  1. Dead City by Joe Mckinney 3-2-12
  2. Patient Zero by Jonathan Maberry 3-7-12
  3. The Rising by Brian Keene  4-2-12

My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)

Color Bright -

  1.  Red-Headed Step Child by Jaye Wells
  2.  The Mage in Black by Jaye Wells
  3.  Green-Eyed Demon by Jaye Wells

Dangerous Dragons -

  1.  Eragon by Christopher Paolini 4-22-12
  2. Eldest by Christopher Paolini
  3. Brisingr by Christopher Paolini

Urban fantasy -

  1.  Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
  2.  Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison
  3.  Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost 1-5-12

The Boys are Back in town -

  1. Covet by J.R. Ward
  2.  Crave by J.R. Ward
  3.  Envy  by J.R. Ward

Young Adult -

  1. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Gnarly Weapons -

  1. The Better Part of Darkness by Kelly Gay
  2. The Darkest Edge of Dawn by Kelly Gay
  3. The Hour of Dust and Ashes by Kelly Gay

Life outside these United States -

  1. Soulless by Gail Carriger
  2. Changless by Gail Carriger
  3. Blameless by Gail Carriger

Interesting Initials - My intials are TKW

  1.    Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
  2.  The Laughing Corpse by Laurell K Hamilton
  3.  Circus of the Damned Laurell K Hamilton   

Nice to meet you -

  1. Nightwalker by Jocelynn Drake
  2.  Wicked Game by Jeri Smith- Ready
  3.  Nightlife by Rob Thurman

Dystopia -

 The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins(2-15-12)

 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins(2-18-12)

 Mocking Jay by Suzanne Collins(2-20-12)

Next up -

  1. Dayhunter by Jocelynn Drake
  2. The Good,the Bad,and the Undead by Kim Harrison
  3.  Stolen by Kelley Armstrong

Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choose

Bonus categories

Read 5 books from you TBR Pile



 



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 Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)

ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)

My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)

Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)

Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)

The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)

Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more

Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica

Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)

Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are ASJ so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with A, S or J (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)

Nice to meet you -

Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme

Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books

Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choosing

Bonus categories

Read 5 books from you TBR Pile



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kaila's list (hoping i do this right haha)

 

 

  1.  Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica
  2. bound by darkness-alexandra ivy (the newest guardians of eternity)
  3. lover reborn-jr ward-due out march 2012 cant wait :)
  4. lothaire-newest immortals after dark-due out jan 10th yay!!
  1. ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)
  2.  
  3. My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)

 

darkness everlasting-alexandra ivy

 

  1. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
  2. Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
  3. Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
  4. The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
  5. Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more
  6. Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
  7. Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
  8. Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are ASJ so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with A, S or J (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)
  9. Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)
  10. Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme
  11. Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
  12. Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choosing

Bonus categories

  1. Read 5 books from you TBR Pile


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I'm going to try this year.

Jeannie's list

  1.  Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)
  2. ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)
  3. My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)
  4. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
  5. Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
  6. Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
  7. The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
  8. Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more
  9. Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
  10. Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
  11. Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are ASJ so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with A, S or J (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)
  12. Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)
  13. Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme
  14. Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
  15. Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choosing

Bonus categories

  1. Read 5 books from you TBR Pile

 



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Melissa's List:

Complete 12 of  15 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

I have added in one bonus  for an extra challenge

Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)

  1. Charmfall: A Novel of the Dark Elite by Chloe Neill 1/16/12
  2. Harbinger by Sara Wilson Etienne 3/10/12
  3. Switched (A Trylle novel) by Amanda Hocking 4/14/12

ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)

  1. Flip This Zombie (Living with the Dead, Bk 2) by Jesse Petersen  1/7/12
  2. The Dark and Hollow Places (Forest of Hands & Teeth, Bk 3) by Carrie Ryan 3/21/12
  3. The Loving Dead by Amelia Beamer 4/1/12

My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)

  1. When He Was Bad by Shelly Laurenston & Cynthia Eden 1/25/12
  2. Taste Me (Underbelly Chronicles, Bk 1) by Tamara Hogan 2/22/12
  3. Midnight's Master (Midnight, Bk 3) by Cynthia Eden 3/18/12

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)

  1. Black Wings (Black Wings, Bk 1) by Christina Henry 6/5/12
  2. Black Dawn: The Morganville Vampires by Rachel Caine 8/19/12
  3. Black Night by Christina Henry 9/16/12

Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)

  1. Stop Dragon My Heart Around by Michelle M Pillow, Mandy M Roth 5/12/12
  2. Firelight by Sophie Jordan 5/14/12
  3. Vanish (Firelight, Bk 2) by Sophie Jordan 9/11/12

Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)

  1. Fair Game (Alpha and Omega, Bk 3) by Patricia Briggs 5/2/12
  2. Last Breath (Morganville Vampires, Bk 11) by Rachel Caine 7/21/12
  3. Crossroads (Anna Strong, Bk 7) by Jeanne C. Stein 9/6/12

The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)

  1. The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, Bk 1) by James Dashner 2/7/12
  2. The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, Bk 2) by James Dashner 3/7/12
  3. The Death Cure (Maze Runner, Bk 3) by James Dashner 5/12/12

Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more

  1. Drink Slay Love by Sarah Beth Durst 2/29/12
  2. The Poison Eaters and Other Stories by Holly Black 3/27/12
  3. Unwind by Neal Shusterman 5/25/12

Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica

  1. Day By Day Armageddon by J.L. Bourne 2/13/12
  2. Eat Slay Love (Living with the Dead) by Jesse Petersen 4/29/12 (while not big, there are a couple weapons).
  3. Croak by Gina Damico 5/7/12

Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)

  1. Reckoning by JC Wilder 3/31/12
  2. Isle of Night (Watchers, Bk 1) by Veronica Wolff 4/12/12
  3. Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake 9/9/12

Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are MJB so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with M, J or B (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)

  1. Dark Descendant by Jenna Black 1/13/12
  2. Graveminder by Melissa Marr 1/29/12
  3. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake 8/2/12

Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)

  1. Darkness Descending (Vampire Armageddon, Bk 1) by Devyn Quinn 1/24/12
  2. The Accidental Werewolf by Dakota Cassidy 2/3/12
  3. Blood Law (Blood Moon Rising, Bk 1) by Karin Tabke 2/20/12

Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme

  1. Divergent (Divergent, Bk 1) by Veronica Roth 4/4/12
  2. Matched (Matched, Bk 1) by Ally Condie 4/7/12
  3. Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, Bk 1) by Marissa Meyer 7/8/12

Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books

  1. Midnight Sins (Midnight, Bk 2) by Cynthia Eden 3/14/12
  2. Shadow Bound (Unbound, Bk 2) by Rachel Vincent 7/1/12
  3. Vampire's Kiss (Watchers, Bk 2) by Veronica Wolff 8/14/12

Make up your own category (Shifty Shifters) - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choosing (shifter as main character)

  1. Bunny and the Bear by Eve Langlais 6/8/12
  2. Checkmate by Annmarie McKenna 8/23/12
  3. The Calling (Darkness Rising, Bk 2) by Kelley Armstrong 6/20/12

Bonus categories

Read 5 books from you TBR Pile

  1. Circle of Fire (Damask Circle, Bk 1) by Keri Arthur 3/31/12
  2. Pack Challenge (Magnus Pack, Bk 1) by Shelly Laurenston 4/8/12
  3. Primal Heat: Moon Lust / Pack Law / Running Mate / Wolfe's Hope by Sherri L King, Lorie O'Clare, Jaci Burton, Lora Leigh 4/15/12
  4. Darker Still (Magic Most Foul, Bk 1) by Leanna Renee Hieber 7/15/12
  5. Hunting Season (The Gathering, Bk 1) by Shelly Laurenston 8/6/12


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Can't Wait for those New Releases
1.  Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, Bk 12) by Charlaine Harris (5/25/12)
2.  The Last Bastion of the Living by Rhiannon Frater (7/9/12)
3.  Rebel Heart (Dustlands, bk 2) by Moira Young (11/9/12)

 

Zombies
1.  Allison Hewitt is Trapped: A Zombie Novel by Madeline Roux (3/30/12)
2.  Sadie Walker is Stranded: A Zombie Novel by Madeline Roux (6/12/12)
3.  Plague Town by Dana Fredsti (8/15/12)

 

My Sexy Paranormal Lover
1.  Shadow Heir by Richelle Mead (4/29/12)
2.  Undead and Unstable by MaryJanice Davidson (8/5/12)
3.  Biting Cold (A Chicagolad Vampire Novel) by Chloe Neill (9/1/12)

 

Color Bright
1. Silver-Tongued Devil (Sabina Kane, Bk 5) by Jaye Wells (7/25/12)
2. Blood Red Road (Dustlands, Bk 1) by Moira Young (8/21/12)

 

 

Dangerous Dragons
1.  Nightwalker (Stormwalker, Bk 4) by Allyson James (12/26/12)

 

Urban Fantasy
1.  Pretty When She Kills by Rhiannon Frater (9/29/12)

 

The Boys are Back in town
1.  The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff (1/1/12)
2.  The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda (5/31/12)

 

Young Adult
1.  Gone by Michael Grant (3/15/12)
2.  Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris (5/10/12)
3.  Jenny Pox by J.L. Bryan (7/20/12)
4.  Starters by Lissa Price (11/1/12)
5.  Eve by Anna Carey (11/29/12)

   

 Gnarly Weapons
1.  The Becoming by Jessica Meigs (7/10/12)
 

 Life outside these United States
1.  Department Nineteen by William Hill (10/7/12)

 

Interesting Initials
1. 
The Dead and the Gone (The Last Survivors Book 2) by Susan Beth Pfeffer (5/1/12)

 

 Nice to meet you
1.  The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan (4/13/12)
2.  Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi (6/6/12)
3.  Rise Again: A Zombie Thriller by Ben Tripp (2/14/12)
4.  Delirium by Lauren Oliver (11/30/12)

 

Dystopia
1.  Wither (Chemical Gardens, Bk 1) by Lauren DeStefano (1/13/12)
2.  Enclave (Razorland, Bk 1) by Ann Aguirre (4/11/12)
3.  Divergent by Veronica Roth (5/14/12)
4.  Insurgent by Veronica Roth (12/1/12)

 

Next up
1.  Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead (2/23/12)
2.  Endlessly (Paranormalcy, Bk 3) by Kiersten White (9/13/12)
3.  Outpost (Razorland, Bk 2) by Ann Aguirre (9/23/12)

 

Make up your own category
1. 
Love & Blood and Other Vampire Tales by Rhiannon Frater (1/17/12)
2. 
As The World Dies: Untold Stories, Vol. 2 by Rhiannon Frater (3/7/12)
3.  The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks (10/1/12)

 

 

 

Bonus categories

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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3 new 2012 releases of any paranormal book:

  1. Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris
  2. A Sliver of Shadow by Allison Pang
  3. Widow's Web by Jennifer Estep

Zombies - Read 1-3 paranormal books with zombies:

  1. Soulless by Christopher Golden
  2. Blackout by Mira Grant
  3. Working Stiff by Rachel Caine

My Sexy Paranormal Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with:

  1. Fate's Edge by Ilona Andrews
  2. The Deadliest Bite by Jennifer Rardin
  3. Lover Reborn by J.R. Ward

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title:

  1. Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead
  2. Bitterblue by Kristen Cashore
  3. Gunmetal Magic by Ilona Andrews

Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters:

  1. Dragonhaven by Robin McKinley
  2. Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn
  3.  

Urban Fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy:

  1. The Grimrose Path by Rob Thurman
  2. Double Cross by Carolyn Crane
  3. By A Thread by Jennifer Estep

The Boys Are Back In Town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters:

  1. Hounded by Kevin Hearne
  2. Hexed by Kevin Hearne
  3. Hammered by Kevin Hearne

Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as young adult:

  1. Need by Carrie Jones
  2. Destined by PC and Kristin Cast
  3. Bloody Valentine by Melissa de la Cruz

Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover:

  1. Drink Deep by Chloe Neill
  2. Shadow Heir by Richelle Mead
  3. Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones
     

Life Outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states:

  1. A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn (Europe)
  2. Succubus Heat by Richelle Mead (Canada)
  3. Heartless by Gail Carriger (UK)

Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books with that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name:

  1. Twice Bitten by Chloe Neill (C)
  2. Hard Bitten by Chloe Neill (C)
  3. First Truth by Dawn Cook (C)

Nice To Meet You - Read 1-3 new to you author in any subgenre:

  1. First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones
  2. Truly, Madly by Heather Webber
  3. Trick of the Light by Rob Thurman

Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme:

  1. Wither by Lauren DeStefano
  2. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  3. Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Next Up - Read the next book in 1-3 of the series you are following:

  1. Succubus On Top, Succubus Dreams, Succubus Heat, Succubus Shadows, Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead
  2. Kitty's Big Trouble by Carrie Vaughn
  3. Deeply, Desparately and Absolutely, Positively by Heather Webber
     

Make Up Your Own Category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choosing - books with three different types of main characters:

  1. An Artificial Night, Late Eclipses, One Salt Sea by Seanan Maguire (fairy)
  2. The Rift Walker by Susan Griffith (vampire)
  3. Fair Game by Patricia Briggs, A Werewolf in Manhattan by Vicki Lewis Thompson (werewolf)

Bonus category: Read 5 books from your TBR Pile (I'm going for the five oldest paranormal/fantasy books):

  1. In the Forests of Serre by Patricia A. McKillip
  2. Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey
  3. Raven's Shadow by Patricia Briggs
  4. Raven's Strike by Patricia Briggs
  5. The Missing by Shiloh Walker

  



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I am in -- looks like fun!!  This will be my first!!

1) Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3 new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)

1) Darker After Midnight (midnight breed 10) Lara Adrian
2) Lothaire - Kresley Cole
3) The Darkest Seduction - Gena Showalter
2) ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)
1)
2)
3)
3) My sexy paranormal Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)
1)Elijah - Jacquelyn Frank
2) One Grave at a Time - Jeaniene Frost (Bones!! Yummy)
3) Sexiest Vampire Alive - Kerrelyn Sparks
4) Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
1)
2)
3)
5) Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
1) Dragon Bound - Thea Harrison
2) Dark Embers - Tessa Adams
3)
6) Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
1)
2)
3)
7) The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
1) Gideon - Jacquelyn Frank
2) Noah - Jacquelyn Frank
3)
8) Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal
1)
2)
3)
9) Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
1) Running Scared - Shannon K. Butcher --Big ole Sword
2)
3)
10) Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
1) Nightshine - Lynn Viehl
2) Nightborn - Lynn Viehl
3)
11) Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books w/ that author one + of your initials for his/her first, last middle name. (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)
1)
2)
3)
12) Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)
1) Angel's Blood - Nalini Singh
2) Lord of Rage - Jill Monroe
3)
13) Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme
1)
2)
3)
14) Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
1) Dark Taste of Rapture (Alien Huntress) - Gena Showalter
2) Adam - Jacquelyn Frank
3)
15) Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choose Anthologies
1) The Unquiet
2) Four Dukes and a Devil
3) Hot for the Holidays
Bonus categories: Read 5 books from you TBR Pile
1) Archangel's Kiss - Nalini Singh (on TBR since May 2011)
2) Lord of the Vampires - Gena Showalter (on TBR since Nov. 2011)
3) 
4)
5)

 

 



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Me too!

Seeing it is a summer Olympic year lets use that theme

  • Read one in a category bronze medal for that category
  • Read two in a category silver medal for that category
  • Read three in a category gold medal for that category

Complete 12 of  15 of the categories to become a champion. 

Duration: 1-1-12 thru 12-31-12          Updated 1-2

Completed:  0/50

 Can't Wait for those New Releases 

  1.  

ZOMBIES 

  1. Brains a Zombie Memoir by Robin Becker
  2. The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell
  3.  

My sexy paranormal  Lover - main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with

  1.  

Color Bright color in the title 

  1.  

Dangerous Dragons

  1.  

Urban fantasy 

  1.  

The Boys are Back in town - main character is male

  1.  

Young Adult 

  1.  

Gnarly Weapons - big ole weapon on the cover 

  1.  

Life outside these United States - some or all of the book is set outside of the US

  1.  

Interesting Initials - author has one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name - CJP

  1. C
  2. J
  3. P

Nice to meet you - new to you author in any subgenre 

  1. The Restorer (Graveyard Queen, Bk 1) by Amanda Stevens

Dystopia 

  1.  

Next up - next book of one of the series you are following

  1.  

Make up your own category :  LGBTQ

  1.  

Bonus categories

Read 5 books from your TBR Pile

  1.  


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I'm so excited about this!   10/8/12 - FINISHED!!  YAY!!

1) Can't Wait for those New Releases - DONE!
2) ZOMBIES - DONE!
1)  Unbound - Vicki Pettersson, Melissa Marr, Jeaniene Frost, Jocelynn Drake, Kim Harrison
3) My sexy paranormal Lover - DONE!
1)  Pale Demon (The Hollows, Bk 9) - Kim Harrison
2)  Supernova (Supernova, Bk 1) - C. L. Parker
3)  One Year Gone (Supernatural, Bk 7) - Rebecca Dessertine
4) Color Bright - DONE!
5) Dangerous Dragons - DONE!
6) Urban fantasy - DONE!
7) The Boys are Back in Town - DONE!
8) Young Adult - DONE!
9) Gnarly Weapons - DONE!
2)  A Girl's Guide to Guns and Monsters - Kerrie Hughes (Editor), Martin H. Greenberg (Editor)
10) Life outside these United States - DONE!
1)  Passion (Fallen, Bk 3) :: Lauren Kate
2)  Mean Streets - Thomas E. Sniegoski, Kat Richardson,  Simon R. Green, Jim Butcher
11) Interesting Initials - ENR - DONE!
12) Nice to meet you - DONE!
13) Dystopia - DONE!
2)  Matched (Matched, Bk 1) - Ally Condie
3)  Incarceron (Incarceron, Bk 1) - Catherine Fisher
14) Next up - DONE!
15) Make up your own category - Ghosts - DONE!
Bonus categories: Read 5 books from your TBR Pile - DONE!


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My list:

Can't Wait for Those New Releases - Read 1-3 new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)
1.
2.
3.
 
Zombie - Read 1-3 paranormal books with zombies (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)
1. Bloodstone by Nancy Holzner (1/31)
2.
3.
 
My Sexy Paranormal Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)
1.
2.
3.
 
Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
1. Blue Dragon (Dark Heavens, Bk 3) by Kylie Chan (1/3)
2.
3.
 
Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
1. Dragon Bones by Patricia Briggs (1/29)
2. Dragon Blood (Hurog, Bk 2) by Patricia Briggs (2/2)
3.
 
Urban Fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS); some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
1.
2.
3.
 
The Boys Are Back in Town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
1. The Inquisitor's Apprentice by Chris Moriarty (1/8)
2.
3.
 
Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tagged as Young Adult, Teen, Children paranormal; some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephenie Meyer and many more
1. Last Breath (Morganville Vampires, Bk 11) by Rachel Caine (1/29)
2.
3.
 
Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that have a big ole weapon on the cover - they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
2.
3.
 
Life Outside These United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)
1. Darkness Unbound (Dark Angels, Bk 1) by Keri Arthur (Melbourne, Australia) (1/18)
2. The Bitter Seed of Magic (Spellcrackers, Bk 3) by Suzanne McLeod (2/6) (London)
3. Elfland (Aetherial Tales, Bk 1) by Freda Warrington (2/15)
 
Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books whose author has one or more of your initials for his/her first, last middle name: R, M, B.
1. Crossroads (Southern Arcana, Bk 2) by Moira Rogers (1/28)
2. Deadlock (Southern Arcana, Bk 3) by Moira Rogers (2/3)
3. Cipher (Southern Arcana, Bk 4) by Moira Rogers (2/4)
 
Nice to Meet You - Read 1-3 new-to-you author sin any subgenre (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance etc)
1. Crux (Southern Arcana, Bk 1) by Moira Rogers (1/12)
2. Chosen By Blood (Para-Ops, Bk 1) by Virna DePaul (2/24)
3.
 
Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have dystopian theme
1.
2.
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Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
1. One Salt Sea (October Daye, Bk 5) by Seanan McGuire (1/10)
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Make up Your Own Category: Subway Series - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of my choosing - books set in places I could get to by subway from my house (i.e. within New York City)
1. Vamparazzi (Esther Diamond, Bk 4) by Esther Resnick (2/29)
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Bonus category: Read 5 books from TBR Pile
1. Resenting the Hero (Hero, Bk 1) by Moira J. Moore (1/14)
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Hey Cindy, I'm after you this year!  :)

Angel's 2012 Reading List

Can't Wait for Those New Releases (Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book)
1. Shadows Before the Sun [Charlie Madigan, Bk 4]  Kelly Gay  (release date: 07/31)  completed:   8/26  
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~~My Sexy Paranormal Lover (Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy)~~
1.  Demons Are a Girl's Best Friend :: Linda Wisdom  completed:  5/19   
2.  Hunting Season (Gathering, Bk 1) :: Shelly Laurenston  completed:  2/20   
3.  A Devil Named Desire [Devil's Bargain, Bk 2] :: Terri Garey  completed:  8/28   


Color Bright  (Read a paranormal book with a color in the title)
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Dangerous Dragons (Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters)
1.  Dragon Bound (Elder Races, Bk 1) :: Thea Harrison   completed:  2/04 
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Urban Fantasy  (Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy)
1.  Tangled  :: Erica O'Rourke  completed:  11/18   
2.  Trance [MetaWars, Bk 1]  :: Kelly Meding  completed:  12/28    
3.  Bound  :: Erica O'Rourke  completed:  12/31   
  

The Boys are Back in Town (Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters)
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~~Young Adult  (Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal)~~
1.  Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy, Bk 1)  ::  Jennifer Estep completed:  2/23   
2.  Kiss of Frost (Mythos Academy, Bk 2) :: Jennifer Estep completed:  3/03   
3.  Torn :: Erica O'Rourke  completed:  4/20   

Gnarly Weapons  (Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover)
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Interesting Initials  (Read 1-3 books with that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name: KMP)
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Nice to meet you  (Read 1-3 new-to-you author in any subgenre)
1.  Dark Possession (Carpathians (Dark), Bk 15)  :: Christine Feehan completed:  3/01   
2.  Eternal Hunter (Night Watch, Bk 1) :: Cynthia Eden    completed:  5/26   
3.  Touch the Dark :: Karen Chance   completed:  9/14  
4.  Blood Law (Blood Moon Rising, Bk 1) :: Karin Tabke  completed:  9/21   

Next Up (Read 1-3 of the next book in one of the series you are following)
1.  Blood of an Angel (Embraced, Bk 3) :: Anya Bast  completed:  1/08   
2.  Dark Frost :: Jennifer Estep completed:  7/05   
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Immortal Rider [Lords of Deliverance, Bk 2] :: Larissa Ione  completed:  9/29   

Make Up Your Own Category-- More TBR (Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choosing)
1.  A Werewolf in Manhattan :: Vicki Lewis Thompson  completed:  11/23   
2.  Werewolf in the North Woods  :: Vicki Lewis Thompson  completed:  11/25   
3.  Dead Girls Are Easy (Nicki Styx, Bk 1) :: Terri Garey   completed:  12/30   

Dystopia (Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme)
1.  The Hunger Games :: Suzanne Collins   completed:  10/02   
2.  Catching Fire [Bk 2 The Hunger Games]  :: Suzanne Collins   completed:  10/11   
3.  Mockingjay [Hunger Games, Bk 3]  :: Suzanne Collins   completed:  10/ 18   


Bonus Category (Read 5 books from your TBR Pile)
1.  Devil Without a Cause (Devil's Bargain, Bk 1) :: Terri Garey  completed:  4/20   
2.  Catch a Falling Star ::  Allyson James    completed:  8/25   
3.  Divergent [Divergent, Bk 1] :: Veronica Roth   completed:  10/21   
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Additional Categories
Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states
Zombies - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES)



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  1.  Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-3  new 2012 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica)

             A Perfect Blood- Kim Harrison

             Fair Game- Patricia Briggs

             Deadlocked-Charlaine Harris

  1. ZOMBIES - Read 1-3 paranormal books with ZOMBIES (UF, YA, mystery, Paranormal romance, erotica)                                                                 Hollowland-Amanda Hocking

              Hollowmen-Amanda Hocking

  1. My sexy paranormal  Lover - Read 1-3 paranormal books that has a main character you consider sexy and would love to meet up with (UF, mystery, romance, YA, erotica)                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Darkest Night (Lords of the Underworld)-Gena Showalter
  2. Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (UF, YA, romance, mystery, erotica)
  3. Dangerous Dragons - Read 1-3 paranormal books that have Dragons as characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
  4. Urban fantasy - Read 1-3 books that are urban fantasy (often denoted in subgenre in PBS) Some authors are Kelly Armstrong, Patricia Briggs, Kim Harrison)
  5. The Boys are Back in town - Read 1-3 Books that males are the lead characters (UF, romance, YA, mystery, erotica)
  6. Young Adult - Read 1-3 Books that are tacked as Young adult, teen, children paranormal Some popular authors are Richelle Mead, Melissa De La Cruz, Stephanie Meyer and many more
  7. Gnarly Weapons - Read 1-3 books that a big ole weapon on the cover they can be YA, urban fantasy, mystery, romance, erotica
  8. Life outside these United States - Read 1-3 books that some or all of the book is set outside of the US 50 states (UF, YA, urban fantasy, mystery or erotica)

              Darkness Rising-Keri Arthur                                                                                                                                                                                                             Darkness Unbound-Keri Arthur

  1. Interesting Initials - Read 1-3 books wtih that author one or more of your initials for his/her first, last  middle name. ie. My initials are ASJ so i need to find an author whose first, last or milddle name starts with A, S or J (UF, romance, mystery, YA, erotica)
  2. Nice to meet you - Read 1-3 New to you author in any subgenre (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc)
  3. Dystopia - Read 1-3 books that have Dystopian theme
  4. Next up - Read the next book one of the series you are following (UF, YA, Mystery, paranormal romance etc) 1- 3 books
  5. Make up your own category - Read 1-3 paranormals in a category of your choose

Bonus categories

  1. Read 5 books from you TBR Pile


 



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