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Subject: 2014 Paranormal Challenge - LISTS ONLY- All welcome to join!
Date Posted: 10/31/2013 3:15 PM ET
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Here is our Reading Challenge for 2014. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2014.

  • 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
  • Read four in a category for diamond status for that category
  • Read five in a category for platinum status for that category

Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.
  2. Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.
  3. Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.
  4. That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.
  5. Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
  6. Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).
  7. Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
  8. Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.
  9. The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
  10. Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
  11. Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
  12. Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).
  13. You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.
  14. You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
  15. Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).
  16. Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
  17. DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile
  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher


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Date Posted: 10/31/2013 3:16 PM ET
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  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.
    1. Banishing the Dark (Arcadia Bell, Bk 4) by Jenn Bennett 1/25/14
    2. Perfect Lies by Kiersten White 3/12/14
    3. Murder Mysteries by Neil Gaiman 3/20/14
    4. Playing With Fire (Phoenix Fire, Bk 3) by Cynthia Eden 9/9/14
    5. That Risen Snow (A Scary Tale of Snow White & Zombies) by Rob E Boley 12/3/14
  2. Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.
    1. Night of the Living Trekkies by Kevin David Anderson 2/11/14
    2. The Other Dead by Qing Ping Mui & Joshua Ortega & Digger T. Mesch 2/15/14
    3. Max Brooks' The Extinction Parade Volume 1 TP by Max Brooks 5/18/14
    4. Fall of Night (Dead of Night, Bk 2) by Jonathan Maberry 10/27/14
    5. Generation V (American Vampire, Bk 1) by M.L. Brennan 11/9/14
  3. Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.
    1. Death and the Girl He Loves (Darklight, Bk 3) by Darynda Jones 2/15/14
    2. B785 (Cyborgs: More Than Machines, Bk 3) by Eve Langlais 3/14/14
    3. Venom (Elemental Assassin, Bk 3) by Jennifer Estep 4/12/14
    4. Rajmund (Vampires in America, Bk 3) by D.B. Reynolds 4/27/14
    5. White Trash Zombie Apocalypse (White Trash Zombie, Bk 3) by Diana Rowland 5/4/14
  4. That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.
    1. Web of Lies (Elemental Assassin, Bk 2) by Jennifer Estep 4/10/14
    2. Tangled Threads (Elemental Assassin, Bk 4) by Jennifer Estep 4/17/14
    3. The Siren and the Sword (Magic University, Bk 1) by Cecilia Tan 10/30/14
    4. Menage a Magick (Wizard Twins, Bk 1) by Lora Leigh 12/22/14
    5. The Witch's Love Spell (Warlock Romance Trilogy, Volume 1) by Larissa Ladd 12/25/14
  5. Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
    1. Fables Volume 15: Rose Red by Bill Willingham 1/1/14
    2. Fables Volume 16: Super Group by Bill Willingham 1/3/14
    3. Fables Vol. 17: Inherit the Wind by Bill Willingham 1/4/14
    4. Fables Vol. 18: Cubs in Toyland by Bill Willingham 1/4/14
    5. Fables Vol. 19: Snow White by Bill Willingham 1/22/14
  6. Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).
    1. Avenging Angel (Fallen, Bk 4) by Cynthia Eden 2/13/14
    2. Raphael (Vampires in America, Bk 1) by D.B. Reynolds 4/21/14
    3. Sophia (Vampires in America, Bk 4) by D.B. Reynolds 7/12/14
    4. Duncan (Vampires in America, Bk 5) by D.B. Reynolds 7/16/14
    5. Once Bitten, Twice Burned (Phoenix Fire, Bk 2) by Cynthia Eden 8/17/14
  7. Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
    1. A Breath of Frost (The Lovegrove Legacy) by Alyxandra Harvey 2/5/14
    2. Bitter Spirits (Roaring Twenties, Bk 1) by Jenn Bennett 3/11/14
    3. Dark Shadows: Year One by Guiu Vilanova & Patrick Berkenkotter & Marc Andreyko 5/17/14
    4. Beauty's Beast by Amanda Ashley 9/16/14
    5. Call to the Hunt by Steven E Wedel 12/11/14
  8. Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.
    1. Aramus (Cyborgs: More Than Machines, Bk 4) by Eve Langlais 3/15/14
    2. Seth (Cyborgs: More Than Machines, Bk 5) by Eve Langlais 3/16/14
    3. Aden (Vampires in America, Bk 7) by D.B. Reynolds 10/19/14
    4. Some Lycan Hot / Naked Disclosure (Broken Heart, Books 10 & 11) by Michele Bardsley 11/25/14
    5. Kodiak's Claim by Eve Langlais 11/27/14
  9. The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
    1. Alabaster: Pale Horse by Caitlin Kiernan 3/15/14
    2. Soul Thief (Demon Trapper, Bk 2) by Jana Oliver 10/2/14
    3. The Giver by Lois Lowry 10/4/14
    4. Of Beast and Beauty by Stacey Jay 12/1/14
    5. Zombified (Zombie Apocalypse Series, Bk 2) by Adam Gallardo 12/29/14
  10. Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
    1. A Vampire's Christmas Carol by Cynthia Eden 1/14/14
    2. Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues (White Trash Zombie, Bk 2) by Diana Rowland 5/1/14
    3. Marked by the Vampire (Purgatory, Bk 2) by Cynthia Eden 6/24/14
    4. How the White Trash Zombie Got Her Groove Back by Diana Rowland 7/31/14
    5. The Zombie Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore & H. Parker Kelley 11/1/14
  11. Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
    1. How to Run with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, Book 3) by Molly Harper 1/19/14
    2. Charming the Beast (Purgatory, Bk 3) by Cynthia Eden 12/6/14
    3. New Pack Order by Eve Langlais 12/9/14
    4. Beneath a Rising Moon (Ripple Creek, Bk 1) by Keri Arthur 12/15/14
    5. To Trust a Wolf (Whispering Springs Werewolves, Bk 1) by Kate Steele 12/21/14
  12. Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).
    1. Twice Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 3) by Chloe Neill 5/7/14
    2. Hard Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 4) by Chloe Neill 5/10/14
    3. Drink Deep (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 5) by Chloe Neill 5/13/14
    4. Biting Cold (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 6) by Chloe Neill 5/16/14
    5. Half-Off Ragnarok (Incryptid, Bk 3) by Seanan McGuire 6/17/14
  13. You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.
    1. Body & Soul (Ghost & the Goth, Bk 3) by Stacey Kade 1/30/14
    2. Crazy: Vampire Love by Eve Langlais 5/4/14
    3. Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper 7/3/14
    4. Unbreakable (Legion, Book 1) by Kami Garcia 9/21/14
    5. A Ghostly Menage by Eve Langlais 12/6/14
  14. You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
    1. Burn For Me (Phoenix Fire, Bk 1) by Cynthia Eden 3/4/14
    2. Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, Bk 1) by Jennifer Estep 4/4/14
    3. Death Warmed Over (Dan Shamble, Bk 1) by Kevin J Anderson 8/25/14
    4. The Demon Trapper's Daughter (Demon Trappers, Bk 1) by Jana Oliver 9/24/14
    5. Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, Bk 1) by Ilona Andrews 10/13/14
  15. Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).
    1. The Last Bastion of the Living (A Futuristic Zombie Novel) by Rhiannon Frater 1/12/14
    2. My Life as a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, Bk 1) by Diana Rowland 4/29/14
    3. The Here and Now by Ann Brashares 5/27/14
    4. Zomburbia by Adam J Gallardo 8/3/14
    5. The Undead: Playing for Keeps by Elsie Elmore 11/4/14
  16. Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Jabril (Vampires in America, Bk 2) by D.B. Reynolds 4/24/14
    2. Night Terrors by Tim Waggoner 6/2/14
    3. Lucas (Vampires in America, Bk 6) by D.B. Reynolds 7/23/14
    4. Midnight Riot (Rivers of London, Bk 1) by Ben Aaronovitch 10/12/14
    5. Beneath a Darkening Moon (Ripple Creek Werewolves, Bk 2) by Keri Arthur 12/20/14
  17. DIY (Graphic Novels) - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.
    1. V-Wars Volume 1: Crimson Queen by Jonathan Maberry 8/5/14
    2. The Crow: Pestilence by Frank Bill 7/5/14
    3. Monster & Madman by Steve Niles 7/5/14
    4. Pretty Deadly Volume 1 TPB by Kelly Sue Deconnick 6/5/14
    5. Vampirella Southern Gothic by Nate Cosby 5/18/14

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile
    1. F814: Cyborgs: More Than Machines, Bk 2) by Eve Langlais 3/13/14
    2. Broken Heart Tails (Broken Heart, Oklahoma, Book 8.5) by Michele Bardsley 9/22/14
    3. Broken Heart Visitor's Pass (Volume 11) by Michele Bardsley 11/14/14
    4. The Zombie Night Before Christmas by Cider Mill Press 11/1/14
    5. Ash and the Army of Darkness by Steve Niles 9/10/14
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  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
    1. Forgiven (Demon Trappers, Bk 3) by Jana Oliver 11/23/14
    2. Foretold (Demon Trappers, Bk 4) by Jana Oliver 11/24/14
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  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher
    1. Cress (Lunar Chronicles, Bk 3) by Marissa Meyer 2/26/14
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  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.
    1. Curesed by Destiny by Cecy Robson done 3/8
    2. The King by J.R. Ward done 4/29
    3. Night Broken by Patricia Briggs done 5/14
    4. Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones done 7/4
    5. Poison Promises by Jennifer Estep done 8/16
  2. Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.
    1. Blood Redemption by Tessa Dawn done 4/24
    2. Iron Night by M.L. Brennan done 5/24
    3. Blood Games by Chloe Neill done 8/28
    4. Tall Dark and Vampire by Sara Humphries done 9/21
    5. Jabril by D.B. Reynolds done 10/25
  3. Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.
    1. Half-Off Ragnarok by Seanan McGuire done 5/24 3rd book in series
    2. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas done 10/10 3rd book in series
    3. The Sharpest Blade by Sandy Williams done 11/12 3rd book series
    4. The Bitter Kingdown by Rae Carson done 12/2
  4. That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.
    1. A Potion to Die For by Heather Blake done 1/2
    2. Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews done 7/25
    3. Cursed Moon by Jaye Wells done 9/28
  5. Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
    1. Indexing by Seanan McQuire done 2/21
    2. Free Agent by J.C. Nelson done 11/25
    3. Visions by Kelley Armstrong done 12/22
  6. Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).
    1. Pecan Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams done 2/2 (witch and water elemental)
    2. Primal Law by J.D. Tyler done 6/30
    3. Fireborn by Keri Arthur done 12/6 (phoenix and fae)
  7. Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
    1. Disenchanted & Co by Lynn Viehl done 4/3
    2. A Study in Silks by Emma Jane Holloway done 4/15
    3. Long Live the Queen by Kate Locke done 6/24
    4. Her Sky Cowboy by Beth Ciotta done 10/18
  8. Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.
    1. Shadowed by Rebecca Zanetti done 1/5
    2. A Witches Handbook of Kisses and Curses by Molly Harper done 1/29
    3. Dragos Takes A Holiday (Elder Races) :: Thea Harrison done 3/5
    4. Night's Honor by Thea Harrison done 10/5
  9. The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
    1. The Girl with the Windup Heart (Steampunk Chronicles, Bk 4) :: Kady Cross done 7/23
    2. Steampunk Devices by Kailin Gow done 9/12
    3. The Beautiful Ashes by Jeaniene Frost done 11/13
    4. Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong done 11/20
    5. Crown of Embers by Rae Carson done 11/28
  10. Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
    1. Accidental Werewolf 2: Something About Harry by Dakota Cassidy done 4/30
    2. Dragon Awakened by Jaimie Rush done 7/14
  11. Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
    1. Brazen by Kelley Armstorng done 2/2
    2. Hot Blooded by Amanda Carlson done 2/8
    3. Summer Moon by Jan DeLima done 10/2
    4. Shifting Shadows by Patricia Briggs done 11/15
  12. Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).
    1. The Undead Pool by Kim Harrison done 4/1 Cincinnati
    2. House of the Rising Sun by Kristen Painter, done 6/17, New Orleans
    3. Trail of Dead by Melissa Olson done 8/23 LA
    4. Burn for Me by Illona Andrews done 11/5 Houston
  13. You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.
    1. Ghost of a Gamble by Sue Ann Jaffarian done 5/17
    2. Bitter Spirits by Jenn Bennett done 7/10
    3. Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper done 7/12
    4. If Bread Rise to the Occasion by Paige Shelton done 8/9
    5. If you Got it Haunt it by Rose pressey done 12/25
  14. You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
    1. Dirty Magic by Jaye Wells done 3/14
    2. Written in Red by Anne Bishop done 3/19
    3. Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris 6/4
    4. House Immortal by Devon Monk done 9/3
    5. The Clockwork Dagger by Beth Cato Done 12/11
  15. Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).
    1. Angel's Ink by Jocelyn Drake done 2/18
    2. Heart of Stone by Christine Warren done 4/6
    3. Celitc Moon by Jan DeLima
    4. Turned by Virna DePaul done 5/10
    5. Dead Spots by Melissa F Olson done 6/1
  16. Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Seventh Grave and No Body by Darynda Jones done 11/23
  17. DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here. (Next book in series that I haven't read)
    1. Kinked by Thea Harrison done 2/6
    2. Moonshifted by Cassie Alexander done 2/12
    3. Cold Blooded by Amanda Carlson done 6/12
    4. Grim Shadows by Jenn Bennett done  7/20
    5. Banishing the Dark by Jenn Bennett done 7/31

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile
    1. Hunted by Kevin Hearne done 8/7
    2. Keeper of the Castle by Juliett Blackwell done 12/27
  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher
    1. Spider by Jennifer Estep (WL115) done 1/15
    2. Dark Witch by Nora Roberts (WL 315) done 1/19
    3. The Winter King by CL Wilson (WL 57) done 9/1)
    4. Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews done 8/24
    5. Shattered by Kevin Hearne done 8/24 WL 70



 



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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

 
Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.
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Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

3.

That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

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3.

Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).

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Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

1.Edge of Night (The Night) by Crystal Jordan completed 5/8
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Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

2.Bite Me (Pride, Bk 9) Author: Shelly Laurenston completed 7/2
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The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.

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Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

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Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

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Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

1. Divergent (Divergent, Bk 1) Author: Veronica Roth completed 4/1
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You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

1.Better Homes and Hauntings Author: Molly Harper completed 9/8
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You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

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Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

1.Born in Chains (Men in Chains, Bk 1) Author: Caris Roane Completed 2/12 (or vampire or 1st or interspecies)
2.House of Sable Locks by Elizabeth Schechter completed 5/15
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Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

DIY - Don't fit anywhere else.

1.In The Flesh Author: Livia DareSylvia Day completed 8/22
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Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

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Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

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Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

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Jo's Spot :

  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Games Creatures Play - Charlaine Harris et alii - Completed 5/4/2014, Illusion - Sherrilyn Kenyon - Completed 5/16/2014, Zom-B Mission - Darren Shan - Completed 6/11/2014, Night Broken - Patricia Briggs - Completed 8/8/2014, Sixth Grave On The Edge - Darynda Jones - Completed 9/27/2014
  2. Flesh & Blood - Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks - Max Brooks - Completed 4/28/2014, Zom-B Angel - Darren Shan - Completed 5/10/2014, Zom-B Gladiator - Darren Shan - Completed 5/20/2014, Zom-B Clans - Darren Shan - Completed 10/09/2014, Zom-B Baby - Darren Shan - Completed 10/15/2014
  3. Third Time's the Charm - Valley of Silence - Nora Roberts - Completed 2/14/14, Heaven and Earth - Nora Roberts, Completed 7/30/2014, Vanish - Sophie Jordan - Completed 8/19/2014, Face The Fire - Nora Roberts - Completed 9/08/2014, Hidden - Sophie Jordan - Completed 10/04/2014
  4. That Old Black Magic - Something Wicked - Julie Leto - Completed 3/14/14, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J.K. Rowling - Completed 4/28/2014, Casting Spells - Barbera Bretton - Completed 6/17/2014, Bewitched, Bothered and Biscotti - Bailey Cates - Completed 9/14/2014, Pies and Prejudice - Ellery Adams - Completed 11/02/2014
  5. Once Upon a Time - Peter and The Secret Of Rundoon - Dave Barry - Completed 1/24/2014, Hatter M. - Frank Beddor - Completed 4/19/2014, Chronicles Of The Grim Peddler 1 - Lee Jeong-A - Completed 7/1/2014, Poisoned Apples: Poems for You, My Sweet - Christine Heppermann - Completed 10/29/2014, T
  6. Interspecies Love - Untouchable - Kresley Cole - Completed 1/3/2014, Tempt Me Eternally - Gena Showalter - Completed 1/6/2014, Dark Hunger - Christine Feehan - Completed 4/5/2014, Firewalker - Allyson James - Completed 9/9/2014, The Darkest Angel - Gena Showalter - Completed 10/27/2014
  7. Days of Yesteryear - The Angel's Cut - Elizabeth Knox - Completed 9/13/2014, Dr. Who: The Ripper - Tony Lee - Completed 9/4/2014, Sepulchre - Kate Mosse - Completed 9/22/2014, Barbarian Lord - Matt Smith - Completed 10/01/2014, Outlander - Diana Gabaldon - Completed 10/12/2014
  8. Beefcake - Hundreds of Years to Reform a Rake - Laurie Brown - Completed 7/4/2014, Spell of The Highlander - Karen Marie Moning - Completed 7/11/2014, The Immortal Highlander - Karen Marie Moning - Completed 7/16/2014,
  9. The Kids are Alright - Eon: Dragoneye Reborn - Alison Goodman - Completed 1/19/2013, Eona: The Last Dragoneye - Alison Goodman - Completed 2/07/2014, Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins - Completed 5/25/2014, The Red Pyramid - Rick Riordan - Completed 7/25/2014, The Floating Island - Elizabeth Haydon
  10. Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc). Dragon Actually - G.A. Aiken - Complete 6/26/2014, Demons Are A Ghoul's Best Friend - Victoria Laurie - Completed 8/30/2014, Lord of The Vampires - Gena Showalter - Completed 10/19/2014, Ghost Radio - Leopoldo Gout - Completed 11/4/2014, T
  11. Hungry Like the Wolf - Hidden - Kelly Armstrong - Completed 5/27/2014, The Accidental Werewolf - Dakota Cassidy - Completed 8/11/2014, Derek's Bane - Mary Janice Davidson - Completed 8/15/2014, Silver Borne - Patricia Briggs - Completed 7/26/2014, River Marked - Patricia Briggs - Completed 8/1/2014
  12. Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different City of Ashes - Cassandra Clare - Completed 8/27/2014, Bloodfever - Karen Marie Moning - Completed 10/5/2014, The Dark-Hunters - Sherrilyn Kenyon - Completed 10/11/2014, Maximum Overdrive - Volume 2 - James Patterson - Completed 11/23/2014
  13. You're the One that I Haunt - Would-be Witch - Kimberly Frost - Completed 1/10/2013, Secondhand Spirits - Juliet Blackwell - Completed 4/04/14, Who Do Voodoo - Rochelle Staab - Completed 4/21/2014, Bone Crossed - Patricia Briggs - Completed 7/19/2014, Barely Bewitched - Kimberly Frost - Completed 8/25/2014
  14. You’re Number One - Magic Bites - Ilona Andrews - Completed 2/09/2014, Darkfever - Karen Marie Moning - Completed 2/07/2014, Bitten - Kelly Armstrong - Completed 2/20/2014, What's A Ghoul to Do? - Victoria Laurie - Completed 3/9/2014, First Grave on the Right - Darynda Jones - Completed 8/10/2014
  15. Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Really? My last name is Schrepfer...does anyone else have that name? Dream of Me - Josie Litton - Completed 09/07/2014, Kiss of Fate - Mary Jo Putney - Completed 10/8/2014, Twilight's Edge - Jo Atkinson - Completed 10/01/2014, T
  16. Paranormal Law & Order- Desolate Angel - Chaz McGee - Completed 2/28/2014, When The Wind Blows - James Patterson - Completed 5/2/2014, In Too Deep - Jayne Ann Krentz - Completed 9/24/2014, White Lies - Jayne Ann Krentz - Completed 10/24/2014
  17. Anthologies - The Magical Christmas Cat - Completed 01/01/14, An Apple For The Creature - Completed 6/1/2014

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile - Breaking Dawn - Stephanie Meyer - Completed 2/25/2014, Kiss of the Highlander - Karen Marie Moning - Completed 3/23/2014, Ladies of the Lair - Bianca D'Arc - Completed 3/27/2014, Chains and Flames - G.A. Aiken - Completed 7/1/2014, Wicked Appetite - Janet Evanovich - Completed 8/5/2014, Legend - Jude Deveraux - Completed 9/10/2014, Maximum Ride - James Patterson - Completed 10/18/2014, The Amazon's Curse - Gena Showalter - Completed 10/30/2014, The Darkest Prison - Gena Showalter - Completed 11/02/2014, Prince of Persia - Jordan Mechner - Completed 11/27/2014
  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend - Ruby Red - Kerstin Gier - Completed 4/11/2014, Strange Brew - P.N. Elrod et Alii - Completed 4/20/2014, E
  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher - Divergent - Veronica Roth - Completed 2/01/2014, Vampire Academy - Richelle Mead - Completed 02/15/14, Into The Dreaming - Karen Marie Moning - Completed 7/21/2014, The Ocean at The End of The Lane - Neil Gaiman - Completed 9/5/2014, Invincible - Sherrilyn Kenyon - Completed 10/04/2014



 



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Here is our Reading Challenge for 2014. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2014.

  • 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
  • Read four in a category for diamond status for that category
  • Read five in a category for platinum status for that category

Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

 RED is READ

Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

  1. The Clockwork Wolf (Disenchanted & Co., Bk 2) by Lynn Viehl
  2. Stone Cold by Devon Monk
  3. Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, Bk 8) by Patricia Briggs
  4. Grim Shadows (Roaring Twenties, Bk 2) by Jenn Bennett
  5. Shifting Shadows: Stories from the World of Mercy Thompson by Patricia Briggs

Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

  1. Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues (White Trash Zombie, Bk 2) by Diana Rowland
  2. Wicked Game (WVMP Radio, Bk 1) by Jeri Smith-Ready
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Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

  1. How to Run with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, Bk 3) by Molly Harper
  2. Magic and Loss (Golgotham, Bk 3) by Nancy A Collins
  3. Half-Off Ragnarok (Incryptid, Bk 3) by Seanan McGuire
  4. Dreadnought (Clockwork Century, Bk 3) by Cherie Priest
  5. Riveted (Iron Seas, Bk 3) by Meljean Brook

That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

  1. The Reluctant Witch by Susan Grace
  2. Wild Darkness (Bound By Magick, Bk 4) by Lauren Dane
  3. Magic In the Blood (Allie Beckstrom, Bk 2) by Devon Monk
  4. Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews
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Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).

  1.  Indexing by Seanan McGuire
  2. Chimes at Midnight (October Daye, Bk 7) by Seanan McGuire
  3. Fairyville by Emma Holly
  4. Shadowfae by Erica Hayes
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Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

  1. Tarnished by Karina Cooper
  2. Cold Copper by Devon Monk
  3. Bitter Spirits (Roaring Twenties, Bk 1) by Jenn Bennett
  4. Fiddlehead by Cherie Priest
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The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.

  1. Death, Doom, and Detention (Darklight, Bk 2) by Darynda Jones
  2. Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger
  3. Necromancing the Stone by Lish McBride
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Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

  1. Even Vampires Get the Blues by Katie MacAlister
  2. Dancing With Werewolves by Carole Nelson Douglas
  3. Werewolf in the North Woods by Vicki Lewis Thompson
  4. To Dance with the Devil by Cat Adams
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Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

  1. On the Prowl by Christine Warren
  2. When He Was Bad by Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden
  3. The Silvered by Tanya Huff
  4. Dire Desires by Stephanie Tyler
  5. Sanctuary Redeemed by Moira Rogers

Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

  1. Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews (Atlanta)
  2. The Midnight Mayor by Kate Griffin (London)
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You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

  1. Wide Open by Deborah Coates
  2. Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
  3. Delia's Shadow by Jaime Lee Moyer
  4. The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St James
  5. Odd Apocalypse by Dean Koontz

You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

  1. Greywalker (Greywalker, Bk 1) by Kat Richardson
  2. Silence (Queen of the Dead, Bk 1) by Michelle Sagara
  3. Fated (Alex Verus, Bk 1) by Benedict Jacka
  4. Disenchanted & Co. (Disenchanted & Co., Bk 1) by Lynn Viehl
  5. Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris, Bk 1) by Jim C Hines

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

  1. River Road by Suzanne Johnson
  2. Sealed With a Curse by Cecy Robson
  3. The Extra Large Medium by Helen Slavin
  4. Riding the Storm by Sydney Croft
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Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

  1.  Time Thief by Katie MacAlister
  2.  The Art of Stealing Time by Katie MacAlister
  3.  The Irregulars by Nicole Kimberling, Josh Lanyon, Astrid Amara and Ginn Hale
  4.  Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch
  5.  Dragon Justice (Paranormal Scene Investigations, Bk 4) by Laura Anne Gilman

DIYAnthologies

  1.  Mob Magic edited by Brian Thomsen and Martin H Greenberg
  2.  Bloody Fabulous edited by Ekaterina Sedia
  3.  Kicking It edited by Faith Hunter and Kalayna Price
  4.  Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead edited by Nancy Kilpatrick
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Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

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Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

  1.  If Bread Could Rise to the Occasion by Paige Shelton
  2.  Labyrinth (Greywalker, Bk 5) by Kat Richardson
  3.  Binding the Shadows by Jenn Bennett
  4.  Killing Rites (Black Sun's Daughter, Bk 4) by M L N Hanover
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Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

  1. Kitty Rocks the House by Carrie Vaughn (120 wl when read)
  2. Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper (70 wl when read)
  3. The Winter Long (October Daye, Bk 8) by Seanan McGuire (50 wl when read)
  4. Written In Red (Others, Bk 1) by Anne Bishop (85 wl when read)
  5. Unbinding - World of the Lupi, Bk 11 by Eileen Wilks (56 wl when read)

 
 


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Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year
yesCan't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.
1. The Undead Pool (Hollows, Bk 12) by Kim Harrison - Read March
2. Black Arts (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 7) by Faith Hunter - Read April
3. Wild Things (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 9) by Chloe Neill - Read April
4. Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, Bk 8) by Patricia Briggs - Read June
5. Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels, Bk 7) by Ilona Andrews - Read August
yesFlesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.
1. The Bite Before Christmas by Jeaniene Frost, Lynsay Sands - Read April
2. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black - Read April
3. Up From the Grave (Night Huntress, Bk 7) by Jeaniene Frost - Read May
4. The Indigo Spell: A Bloodlines Novel by Richelle Mead - Read June
5. The Fiery Heart (Bloodlines, Bk 4) by Richelle Mead - Read June
yesThird Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.
1. Phantasm (Zoe Martinique Investigation, Bk 3) by Phaedra Weldon - Read January
2. Darkness Devours (Dark Angels, Bk 3) by Keri Arthur - Read January
3. Charms and Chocolate Chips (Magical Bakery, Bk 3) by Bailey Cates - Read June
4. Winds of Salem (Beauchamp Family, Bk 3) by Melissa de la Cruz - Read July
5. Hexes and Hemlines  (Witchcraft, Bk 3) by Juliet Blackwell - Read July
yesThat Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks
1. The Good, the Bad and the Witchy (Wishcraft, Bk 3) by Heather Blake - Read February
2. Damn Him to Hell (Saturn's Daughters, Bk 2) by Jamie Quaid - Read May
3. Tarnished and Torn (Witchcraft, Bk 5) by Juliet Blackwell - Read July
4. A Vision in Velvet (Witchcraft, Bk 6) by Juliet Blackwell - Read July
5. Flamebound (Lone Star Witch, Bk 2) by Tessa Adams - Read July
yesOnce Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
1. Lord's Fall (Elder Races, Bk 5) by Thea Harrison - Read February
2. Kinked (Elder Races, Bk 6) by Thea Harrison - Read February
3. Indexing by Seanan McGuire - Read March
4. Midnight Enchantment (Dark Magick, Bk 4) by Anya Bast - Read July
5. Cinder (Lunar Chronicles, Bk 1) by Marissa Meyer - Read August
yesInterspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).
1. The Mane Event (Pride, Bk 1) by Shelly Laurenston - Read January
2. Oracle's Moon (Elder Races, Bk 4) by Thea Harrison - Read January
3. Passion Unleashed (Demonica, Bk 3) by Larissa Ione - Read April
4. The Book of Life (All Souls, Bk 3) by Deborah Harkness - Read September
5. Veil of Midnight (Midnight Breed, Bk 5) by Lara Adrian - Read September
yesDays of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
1. Moonglow (Darkest London, Bk 2) by Kristen Callihan - Read January
2. Winterblaze (Darkest London, Bk 3) by Kristen Callihan - Read January
3. The Iron Wyrm Affair (Bannon & Clare, Bk 1) by Lilith Saintcrow - Read May
4. The Diviners (Diviners, Bk 1) by Libba Bray - Read May
5. The Clockwork Wolf (Disenchanted & Co., Bk 2) by Lynn Viehl - Read May
yesBeefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.
1. Ecstasy Unveiled (Demonica, Bk 4) by Larissa Ione - Read April
2. Envy (Fallen Angels, Bk 3) by J. R. Ward - Read May
3. Nightbound (Lords of the Darkyn, Bk 3) by Lynn Viehl - Read May
4. Rapture (Fallen Angels, Bk 4) by J. R. Ward - Read June
5. In Too Deep (Looking Glass Trilogy, Bk 1) by Jayne Ann Krentz - Read January
yesThe Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
1. Desert Tales by Melissa Marr - Read January
2. The Calling (Darkness Rising, Bk 2) by Kelley Armstrong - Read February
3. Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School, Bk 1) by Gail Carriger - Read April
4. Spell Bound (Hex Hall, Bk 3) by Rachel Hawkins - Read June
5. School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins  - Read June
yesMonster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
1. A Witch Before Dying (Wishcraft, Bk 2) by Heather Blake - Read February
3. The Goodbye Witch (Wishcraft, Bk 4) by Heather Blake - Read June
4. In a Witch's Wardrobe (Witchcraft, Bk 4) by Juliet Blackwell - Read July
5. Green-Eyed Demon (Sabina Kane, Bk 3) by Jaye Wells - Read July 
yesHungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
1. Taste Me (Underbelly Chronicles, Bk 1) by Tamara Hogan - Read February
2. Chase Me (Underbelly Chronicles, Bk 2) by Tamara Hogan - Read March
3.  Desire Unchained (Demonica, Bk 2) by Larissa Ione - Read March
5. Full Blooded (Jessica McClain, Bk 1) by Amanda Carlson - Read July
yesNot in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).
1. Black City (Black Wings, Bk 5) by Christina Henry - Read February
2. Black Heart (Black Wings, Bk 6) by Christina Henry - Read May
3. Magic In the Blood (Allie Beckstrom, Bk 2) by Devon Monk - Read August
4. Magic in the Shadows (Allie Beckstrom, Bk 3) by Devon Monk - Read August
5. Magic on the Storm (Allie Beckstrom, Bk 4) by Devon Monk - Read August
yesYou're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.
1. The Ghoul Next Door (Ghost Hunter, Bk 8) by Victoria Laurie - Read March
2. Only the Good Die Young: Jensen Murphy, Ghost For Hire by Chris Marie Green - Read May
3. Dyeing Wishes (Haunted Yarn Shop, Bk 2) by Molly MacRae - Read June
4. A Cast-Off Coven (Witchcraft, Bk 2) by Juliet Blackwell - Read July
5. If Walls Could Talk (Haunted Home Renovation, Bk 1) by Juliet Blackwell - Read August
yesYou’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
1. Wraith (Zoe Martinique Investigation, Bk 1) by Phaedra Weldon - Read January
2. Fighting Destiny (The Fae Chronicles, Bk 1) by Amelia Hutchins - Read February 
3. Pleasure Unbound (Demonica, Bk 1) by Larissa Ione - Read February
4. Beauty Dates the Beast (Midnight Liaisons, Bk 1) by Jessica Sims - Read March
5. Omens (Cainsville, Bk 1) by Kelley Armstrong - Read June 
yesPleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).
1. A Skeleton in the Family (Family Skeleton, Bk 1) by Toni Kelner - Read January
2. The Trouble with Fate (Mystwalker, Bk 1)  by Leigh Evans - Read January
3. Secondhand Spirits (Witchcraft, Bk 1) by Juliet Blackwell - Read July
4. Magic to the Bone (Allie Beckstrom, Bk 1) by Devon Monk - Read August
5. Nearly Departed in Deadwood (Deadwood, Bk 1) by Ann Charles - Read August
yesParanormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
1. Blood of Dawn (Sloan Skye, Bk 3) by Tami Dane - Read March
2. Memory Zero (Spook Squad, Bk 1) by Keri Arthur - Read June
3. Generation 18 (Spook Squad, Bk 2) by Keri Arthur- Read June 
4. Penumbra (Spook Squad, Bk 3) by Keri Arthur- Read June 
5. Dirty Magic (Prospero's War, Bk 1) by Jaye Wells - Read June
yesE-Books - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.
1. Black Lament (Black Wings, Bk 4) by Christina Henry - Read February
2. Taunting Destiny (Fae Chronicles, Bk 2) by Amelia Hutchins - Read March
3. Tiger's Eye (Stacy Justice, Bk 3) by Barbra Annino - Read April
4. Late Eclipses (October Daye, Bk 4) by Seanan McGuire - Read August
5. One Salt Sea (October Daye, Bk 5) by Seanan McGuire - Read August
Bonus categories
yesRead 10 books from your TBR Pile
1. Spectre (Zoe Martinique Investigation, Bk 2) by Phaedra Weldon - Read January
2. Revenant (Zoe Martinique, Bk 4) by Phaedra Weldon - Read January
5. Bayou Moon (Edge, Bk 2) by Ilona Andrews - Read June
6. Lost in Time (Blue Bloods, Bk 6) by Melissa de la Cruz - Read June
7. The Mage in Black (Sabina Kane, Bk 2) by Jaye Wells - Read July
8. Optical Delusions in Deadwood (Deadwood, Bk 2) by Ann Charles - Read August
9.  Ashes of Honor (October Daye, Bk 6) by Seanan McGuire - Read August
10. Requiem For The Dead (Dreg City, #5) by Kelly Meding - Read August
yesRead 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
1. Darkness Hunts (Dark Angels, Bk 4) by Keri Arthur - Read January
2. Darkness Unmasked (Dark Angels, Bk 5) by Keri Arthur - Read January
3. Blood Sin (Awakened by Blood, Bk 2) by Marie Treanor - Read January
4. Soulbound (Lone Star Witch, Bk 1) by  Tessa Adams - Read January
5. Darkness Splintered (Dark Angels, Bk 6) by Keri Arthur - Read July
yesRead 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher
1  Blood Trade (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 6) by Faith Hunter - Read March
2. Fifth Grave Past the Light (Charley Davidson, Bk 5) by Darynda Jones - Read April
3. Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 8) by Chloe Neill - Read April
4. Chimes at Midnight (October Daye, Bk 7) by Seanan McGuire - Read August
5. The Winter Long (October Daye, Bk 8) by Seanan McGuire - Read September


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Its been a couple years since I entered a challenge. Now that we have finally moved and settled, I'm ready!

 

  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.  City of Heavenly Fire (Mortal Instruments #6) Cassandra Clare 6/3/14, Sweet Reckoning (Sweet #3) Wendy Higgins 5/15/14,
  2. Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires. Crave (Crave #1) Laura J. Burns 2/16/14, Sacrifice (Crave #2) Laura J. Burns 2/17/14, Until the Sun Falls from the Sky (The Three #1) Kristen Ashley.
  3. Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.   Sweet Evil (Sweet Trilogy #1) Wendy Higgins 1/14/14,  Sweet Peril (Sweet Trilogy #2) Wendy Higgins 1/14/14, These Broken Stars (Starbound #1) Amy Kaufmann 2/10/14, Until the Sun Falls from the Sky (The Three #1) Kristen Ashley 2/1/14.
  4. That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.
  5. Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
  6. Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on)    Origin- Jennifer Armentrout (1/2/14), Until the Sun Falls from the Sky (The Three #1) Kristen Ashley, The Last Hour of Gann- R. Lee Smith (3/29/14)
  7. Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
  8. Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.  Origin- Jennifer Armentrout (1/2/14), Obsession-Jennifer Armentrout (3/30/14)
  9. The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen. These Broken Stars (Starbound #1) Amy Kaufmann 2/10/14, Touching Smoke (Touch #1) Airicka Phoenix 2/20/14, Hunting Lila (Lila #1) Sarah Alderson 2/27/14, Alienated (Alienated #1) Melissa Landers 3/5/14, Enshadowed (Nevermore #2) Kelly Creagh 3/4/14
  10. Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc). How to Run with a Naked Werewolf Molly Harper 2/20/14,
  11. Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
  12. Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books). Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days #1) Susan Ee 2/25/14, Archangels Legion Nalini Singh 3/15/14,
  13. You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only. The Ghost and the Goth (Ghost & Goth #1) Stacey Kade 3/6/14,
  14. You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
  15. Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).  Hunting Lila (Lila #1) Sarah Alderson 2/27/14,
  16. Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
  17. DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile
  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher


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Holding my spot....

Can't Wait for those New Releases - 2014 releases of any paranormal book.​

  1. Up from the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
  2. Sixth Grave on the Edge by Darynda Jones
  3. Wild Things by Chloe Neill
  4. The King by J.R. Ward
  5. Poison Promise by Jennifer Estep

Flesh & Blood - feature either Zombies or Vampires.

  1. Feed by Myra Grant
  2. Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton
  3. Terminated by Rachel Caine
  4. Blood Games by Chloe Neill
  5.  

Third Time's the Charm - part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

  1. Rogue Descendant by Jenna Black (book 3)
  2. Something Deadly This Way Comes by Kim Harrison (book 3)
  3. Dark Frost by Jennifer Estep (book 3)
  4. Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovich (book 3)
  5. Magnificent Devices by Shelley Adina (book 3)

That Old Black Magic - main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

  1. The Spider by Jennifer Estep
  2. Spells and Stitches by Barbara Bretton
  3. Bewitched, Bothered and Biscotti by Bailey Cates
  4. Heart of Venom by Jennifer Estep
  5. Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews

Once Upon a Time - fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements

  1. Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire
  2. Indexing by Seanan McGuire
  3. Chimes at Midnight by Seanan McGuire
  4. The Winter Long by Seanan McGuire
  5.  

Interspecies Love - a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

  1. Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris (shifter + human)
  2. Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs (walker + werewolf)
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Days of Yesteryear - published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

  1. The Girl in the Clockwork Collar by Kady Cross
  2. The Girl with the Iron Touch by Kady Cross
  3. Her Own Devices by Shelley Adina
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Beefcake - a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

  1. Hunted by Kevin Hearne
  2. Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch
  3.  
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  5.  

The Kids are Alright - Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.

  1. Almost Everything by Tara Hallaway
  2. Jenny Pox by JL Bryan
  3. Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn
  4. Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
  5.  

Monster Mash - monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werewolf, etc).

  1. Werewolf in Alaska by Vicki Lewis Thompson
  2. How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper
  3. Werewolf in Las Vegas by Vicki Lewis Thompson
  4. A Witch's Handbook of Kisses and Curses by Molly Harper
  5.  

Hungry Like the Wolf - werewolf main character.

  1. Kitty in the Underworld by Carrie Vaughn
  2. Night Broken by Patricia Briggs
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  5.  

Not in Kansas Anymore - take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

  1. Changeling by Kelly Meding
  2. Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews
  3.  
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  5.  

You're the One that I Haunt - Ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them.

  1. Tulle Death Do Us Part by Annette Blair
  2. Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire
  3. Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper
  4. Carrots by Colleen Helme
  5.  

You’re Number One - first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

  1. Trance by Kelly Meding
  2. Night Shift by Lilith Saintcrow
  3. Blood Bath and Beyond by Michelle Rowen
  4.  
  5.  

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

  1. The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
  2. Darkborn by Allison Sinclair
  3. Brownies and Broomsticks by Bailey Cates
  4. Tempest Rising by Nicole Peeler
  5. Grimspace by A.A. Aguirre

Paranormal Law & Order- main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

  1. Seventh Grave and No Body by Darynda Jones
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  5.  

DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here - novellas

  1. Countdown by Mira Grant
  2. Dragos Takes a Holiday by Thea Harrison
  3. Two Ravens and One Crow by Kevin Hearne
  4. Home for the Holidays by Jeaniene Frost
  5. After Dead by Charlaine Harris
  6. Pia Saves the Day by Thea Harrison
  7. Peanut Goes to School by Thea Harrison

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

  1. Kicking It by various
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Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

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Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

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Can't Wait for those New Releases - FINISHED!

  1. Dirty Magic (Prospero's War, Bk 1) by Jaye Wells (1/21/14)
  2. Half-Off Ragnarok (Incryptid, Bk 3) by Seanan McGuire  (3/4/14)
  3. Wild Things (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 9) by Chloe Neill (2/4/14)
  4. Daring (Pax Arcana, Bk 2) by Elliott James  (9/22/14)
  5. Sixth Grave on the Edge (Charley Davidson, Bk 6) by Darynda Jones (5/20/14)

Flesh & Blood - FINISHED!

  1. Bitter Blood (Morganville Vampires, Bk 13) by Rachel Caine (Vampires)
  2. House Rules (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 7) by Chloe Neill (Vampires)
  3. Nightshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 1) by Cassie Alexander (Zombies)
  4. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion (Zombies)
  5. Crimson City (Crimson City, Bk 1) by Liz Maverick (Vampires)

Third Time's the Charm - FINISHED!

  1. Grave Memory (Alex Craft, Bk 3) by Kalayna Price
  2. Allegiant (Divergent, Bk 3) by Veronica Roth
  3. Head Rush (Disillusionists, Bk 3) by Carolyn Crane
  4. Shapeshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 3) by Cassie Alexander
  5. Me and My Shadow (Silver Dragons, Bk 3) by Katie MacAlister

That Old Black Magic - FINISHED!

  1. Magic on the Line (Allie Beckstrom, Bk 7) by Devon Monk
  2. Heart of Venom (Elemental Assassin, Bk 9) by Jennifer Estep (Elemental Magic)
  3. Bloodlines (Bloodlines, Bk 1) by Richelle Mead (Vampire Magic)
  4. Torn (Trylle, Bk 2) by Amanda Hocking (Trylle Magic)
  5. Last of the Demon Slayers (Accidental Demon Slayer, Bk 4) by Angie Fox (Biker Witch Magic)

Once Upon a Time - FINISHED!

  1. Grave Dance (Alex Craft, Bk 2) by Kalayna Price (Fae)
  2. A Local Habitation (October Daye, Bk 2) by Seanan McGuire (Fae)
  3. Bewitching (Kendra Chronicles, Bk 2) by Alex Flinn (fairy tales)
  4. Sneakers, Sandals, & Stilettoes: Fairy Tales for the Well-Heeled Princess by Natasha Deen (fairy tales)
  5. Unenchanted (Unfortunate Fairy Tale, Bk 1) by Chanda Hahn (fairy tales and Fae)

Interspecies Love - FINISHED!

  1. Moonshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 2) by Cassie Alexander (human + werewolf)
  2. Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changelings, Bk 1) by Nalini Singh (psy + changeling)
  3. Playing with Fire (Silver Dragons, Bk 1) by Katie MacAlister (doppleganger + dragon)
  4. Ascend (Trylle, Bk 3) by Amanda Hocking (trylle + vittra)
  5. Love Me to Death (Underveil, Bk 1) by Marissa Clarke (slayer + dhamphir)

Days of Yesteryear - FINISHED!

  1. Clockwork Angel (Infernal Devices, Bk 1) by Cassandra Clare (set in 1878)
  2. Night Pleasures (Dark-Hunter, Bk 2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon (published in 2002)
  3. Lady of Devices (Magnificent Devices, Bk 1) by Shelley Adina (set in 1889)
  4. Something from the Nightside (Nightside, Bk 1) by Simon R. Green (published in 2003)
  5. Beneath a Rising Moon (Ripple Creek Werewolf, Bk 1) by Keri Arthur (published in 2003)

Beefcake - FINISHED!

  1. Angels' Ink (Asylum Tales, Bk 1) by Jocelyn Drake (male lead)
  2. Blood and Bullets (Deacon Chalk, Bk 1) by James R. Tuck (male lead, male author)
  3. Wild Thing Anthology (male cover)
  4. Black Heart (Curse Workers, Bk 3) by Holly Black (male lead)
  5. Agents of Light and Darkness (Nightside, Bk 2) by Simon R. Green (male lead)

The Kids are Alright - FINISHED!

  1. Embrace (Violet Eden, Bk 1) by Jessica Shirvington
  2. City of Lost Souls (Mortal Instruments, Bk 5) by Cassandra Clare
  3. Death, Doom, and Detention (Darklight, Bk 2) by Darynda Jones
  4. Crossed (Matched, Bk 2) by Ally Condie
  5. Pretties (Uglies, Bk 2) by Scott Westerfeld

Monster Mash - FINISHED!

  1. Witchling (Otherworld, Bk 1) by Yasmine Galenorn
  2. Vampire's Kiss (Watchers, Bk 2) by Veronica Wolff
  3. A Tale of Two Demon Slayers (Accidental Demon Slayer, Bk 3) by Angie Fox
  4. Nightingale's Lament (Nightside, Bk 3) by Simon R. Green
  5. Along Came a Demon (Whisperings, Bk 1) by Linda Welch

Hungry Like the Wolf - FINISHED!

  1. Charming (Pax Arcana, Bk 1) by Elliot James
  2. Full Blooded (Jessica McClain, Bk 1) by Amanda Carlson
  3. Linger (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Bk 2) by Maggie Stiefvater
  4. Kissing Sin (Riley Jenson, Guardian, Bk 2) by Keri Arthur
  5. Pack Challenge (Magnus Pack, Bk 1) by Shelly Laurenston

Not in Kansas Anymore - FINISHED!

  1. Magic Without Mercy (Allie Beckstrom, Bk 8) by Devon Monk (Portland)
  2. Insurgent (Divergent, Bk 2) by Veronica Roth (Chicago)
  3. Midnight Blue-Light Special (Incryptid, Bk 2) by Seanan McGuire (Manhattan)
  4. Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 8) by Chloe Neil (Chicago)
  5. The A-Word (Sweet Dead Life, Bk 2) by Joy Preble (Houston)

You're the One that I Haunt - FINISHED!

  1. Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye (Abby Cooper, Bk 1) by Victoria Laurie (psychic)
  2. Fifth Grave Past the Light (Charley Davidson, Bk 5) by Darynda Jones (ghosts)
  3. Mischief in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, Bk 2) by Jana DeLeon (ghosts)
  4. Haunted on Bourbon Street (Jade Calhoun, Bk 1) by Deanna Chase (ghosts)
  5. Shattered Souls (Souls, Bk 1) by Mary Lindsey (ghosts)

You're Number One - FINISHED!

  1. Divergent (Divergent, Bk 1) by Veronica Roth
  2. Mind Games (Disillusionists, Bk 1) by Carolyn Crane
  3. Discount Armageddon (Incryptid, Bk 1) by Seanan McGuire
  4. Full Moon Rising (Riley Jenson, Guardian, Bk 1) by Keri Arthur
  5. Switched (Trylle, Bk 1) by Amanda Hocking

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - FINISHED!

  1. Rosemary and Rue (October Daye, Bk 1) by Seanan McGuire (new to me author)
  2. Shadow Bound (Shadow, Bk 1) by Erin Kellison (new to me author and same first name)
  3. Article 5 (Article 5, Bk 1) by Kristen Simmons (new to me author)
  4. Uglies (Uglies, Bk 1) by Scott Westerfeld (new to me author)
  5. Freak of Nature by Julia Crane (new to me author)

Paranormal Law & Order - FINISHED!

  1. Magic on the Hunt (Allie Beckstrom, Bk 6) by Devon Monk  (The Authority)
  2. An Artificial Night (October Daye, Bk 3) by Seanan McGuire (Private Investigator)
  3. Double Cross (Disillusionsists, Bk 2) by Carolyn Crane (Secret Police)
  4. Precinct 13 by Tate Hallaway (Coroner)
  5. Specials (Uglies, Bk 3) by Scott Westerfeld (Special Circumstances)

DIY - FINITO:  The final book in a series longer than three books. - FINISHED!

  1. Extras (Uglies, Bk 4) by Scott Westerfeld
  2. Killer Frost (Mythos Academy, Bk 6) by Jennifer Estep
  3. Dead Ever After (Sookie Stackhouse, Bk 13) by Charlaine Harris
  4. Daylighters (Morganville Vampires, Bk 15) by Rachel Caine
  5. With All My Soul (Soul Screamers, Bk 7) by Rachel Vincent

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile - FINISHED!

  1. Blood Lite Anthology
  2. Up In Smoke (Silver Dragons, Bk 2) by Katie MacAlister
  3. The Bar Code Prophecy (Bar Code Tattoo, Bk 3) by Suzanne Weyn
  4. Origin by Jessica Khoury
  5. The Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers (Accidental Demon Slayer, Bk 2) by Angie Fox
  6. Tainted (Blood Lily Chronicles, Bk 1) by Julie Kenner
  7. Before I Wake (Soul Screamers, Bk 6) by Rachel Vincent
  8. Destruction (December People, Bk 1) by Sharon Bayliss
  9. Through Violet Eyes (Violet, Bk 1) by Stephen Woodworth
  10. Love in the Time of Dragons (Light Dragons, Bk 1) by Katie MacAlister

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend - FINISHED!

  1. Deadshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 4) by Cassie Alexander
  2. Reached (Matched, Bk 3) by Ally Condie
  3. Hex Appeal Anthology
  4. The Rising (Darkness Rising, Bk 3) by Kelley Armstrong
  5. Expiration Day by William Campbell Powell

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher - FINISHED!

  1. Sapphique (Incarceron, Bk 2) by Catherine Fisher  (55 wl)
  2. Forever (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Bk 3) by Maggie Stiefvater  (101 wl)
  3. After Dead by Charlaine Harris (272 wl)
  4. Fall of Night (Morganville Vampires, Bk 14) by Rachel Caine  (73 wl)
  5. Witches of East End (Witches of East End, Bk 1) by Melissa de la Cruz  (71 wl)


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Here is our Reading Challenge for 2014. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2014.

•             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

•             Read four in a category for diamond status for that category

•             Read five in a category for platinum status for that category

Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

 

1.            Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

2.            Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

  • Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, Bk 1):: Nalini Singh 20140207
  • Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls)by  C. C. Hunter 20140123
  • Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter HC 116 /PB – 55 20140215
  • Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange starting 20140614
  • Reign of Blood (Reign of Blood, #1) by Alexia Purdy

3.            Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

  • Blood Trinity (Belador, Bk 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon 20140406
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth 20140217
  • Blood Law (Blood Moon Rising, Bk 1):: Karin Tabke
  • Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, Bk 1):: Tessa Adams
  • Reign of Blood (Reign of Blood, #1) by Alexia Purdy
  • Tainted (Blood Lily Chronicles, Bk 1) by Julie Kenner

4.            That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

  • Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
  • Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell) by Jenn Bennett
  • Ever Shade (Dark Faerie Tales, #1) by Alexia Purdy ?
  • Mockingbird by Sean Stewart 20140920

5.            Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).

  • Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls)by  C. C. Hunter 20140123
  • Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter HC 116 /PB – 55 20140215
  • Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange starting 20140614
  • Wayfarer (Faery Rebels) R. J. Anderson
  • Ever Shade (Dark Faerie Tales, #1) by Alexia Purdy
  • Tithe:  A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black
  • The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
  • Skin Deep by Mark Del Franco

6.            Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

  • Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls)by  C. C. Hunter 20140123
  • Succubus Blues by Richelle Meade 20140424
  • Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange starting 20140614
  • North of Need (Hearts of the Anemoi #1) by Laura Kaye 20140501
  • Nightshade: Book 1 Andrea Cremer
  • Discount Armageddon [Incryptid, Bk 1] by Seanan McGuir ?
  • Blood Law (Blood Moon Rising, Bk 1):: Karin Tabke

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  • Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, Bk 1) by Tessa Adams

7.            Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

  • DARK PRINCE by Christine Feehan
  • DARK DESIRE by Christine Feehan
  • DARK GOLD by Christine Feehan
  • Midnight Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon, Maggie Shayne, Ronda Thompson, Amanda Ashley
  • Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon

8.            Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

  • North of Need (Hearts of the Anemoi #1) by Laura Kaye 20140501
  • Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange starting 20140614
  • No Angel by Helen Keeble
  • Vengeance Moon by Savannah Jordan
  • Blood Law (Blood Moon Rising, Bk 1)by Karin Tabke
  • Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, Bk 1)by Tessa Adams
  • Devil at Midnight (Novel of the Upyr) by Emma Holly

9.            The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.

  • Born at Midnight (Shadow Falls)by  C. C. Hunter 20140123
  • Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter HC 116 /PB – 55 20140215
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth 20140217
  • Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins ?
  • Wayfarer (Faery Rebels) R. J. Anderson
  • Tithe:  A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black
  • Reign of Blood (Reign of Blood, #1) by Alexia Purdy
  • No Angel by Helen Keeble

10.          Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

  • Succubus Blues by Richelle Meade 20140424
  • Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter HC 116 /PB – 55 20140215
  • Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange starting 20140614
  • Devil at Midnight (Novel of the Upyr) by Emma Holly
  • The Necromancer's House by Christopher Buehlman ?
  • No Angel by Helen Keeble ?

11.          Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

  • Nightshade: Book 1 Andrea Cremer
  • Vengeance Moon by Savannah Jordan
  • Blood Law (Blood Moon Rising, Bk 1):: Karin Tabke

12.          Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

  • Succubus Blues by Richelle Meade 20140424?
  • Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, Bk 1):: Nalini Singh 20140207
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth 20140217
  • Reign of Blood (Reign of Blood, #1) by Alexia Purdy ?

13.          You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

  • Trouble in Mudbug by Jana DeLeon
  • Devil at Midnight (Novel of the Upyr) :: Emma Holly
  • The Ghost Hunters by Neil Spring
  • Ghosts of the Falls by Sarah Gilman

14.          You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

  • Blood Trinity (Belador, Bk 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon 20140406
  • Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, Bk 1):: Nalini Singh 20140207
  • North of Need (Hearts of the Anemoi #1) by Laura Kaye 20140501
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth 20140217
  • Succubus Blues by Richelle Meade 20140424
  • The Faerie Path by Frewin Jones 20140621
  • Reign of Blood (Reign of Blood, #1) by Alexia Purdy
  • Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, Bk 1):: Tessa AdamsHex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
  • Enemy Games (Enemy, Bk 1) :: Marcella Burnard
  • Blood Law (Blood Moon Rising, Bk 1):: Karin Tabke

15.          Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

  • Angels' Blood (Guild Hunter, Bk 1):: Nalini Singh 20140207
    Divergent by Veronica Roth 20140217
  • The Blood Gospel, by Rebecca Cantrell and James Rollins (#1 in The Order of the Sanguines )
  • Dark Embers (Dragon's Heat, Bk 1):: Tessa Adams
  • Reign of Blood (Reign of Blood, #1) by Alexia Purdy

16.          Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

  • Blood Trinity (Belador, Bk 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon 20140406
  • The Rook by Daniel O'Malley 111 20140315
  • Through Violet Eyes by Stephen Woodworth 20140609
  • Archer’s Lady by Moira Rogers
  • Secret of the Wolf by Cynthia Garner
  • Dragon Justice by Laura Anne Gilman
  • Skin Deep by Mark Del Franco
  • Enemy Games (Enemy, Bk 1) by Marcella Burnard
  • Tainted (Blood Lily Chronicles, Bk 1) by Julie Kenner ?

17.          DIY - Faries

  • The Faerie Path by Frewin Jones 20140621
  • The Lost Queen by Frewin Jones

Bonus categories

1.            Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

  • The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan
  • The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
  • Incarceron by Catherine Fisher -129
  • Books of Blood: Volumes One to Three by Clive Barker -0
  • The Children of Hurin :: J. R. R. Tolkien -0
  • The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall (The Dragonriders of Pern) :: Anne Mccaffrey -0
  • Cyclops :: Clive Cussler -0
  • The Divine Comedy :: Dante Alighieri -0
  • The Dream-Hunter (Dream-Hunter, Bk 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon -0
  • Face Of The Shadow (Book of the Stars) :: Erik L'homme -0
  • The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson & the Olympians, Bk 1) :: Rick Riordan -0
  • The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, Bk 3) :: Dan Brown -0
  • Persuasion (B N Classics Mass Market) :: Jane Austen -0
  • The Prophesied End-Time :: Ronald Weinland -0
  • Strangers :: Dean Koontz -0
  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard :: J. K. Rowling -0
  • Watership Down :: Richard Adams -0

2.            Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

  • Dragon's Egg :: Robert L. Forward -2 W
  • The Giver (Giver Quartet, Bk 1) :: Lois Lowry -2 W
  • The Roquelaure Reader : A Companion to Anne Rice's Erotica :: Katherine Ramsland, Anne Rice -2 W

3.            Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher (11/12/2013)

  • Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter HC 116 /PB – 55 20140215
  • World War Z PB 355 20140331
  • The Rook by Daniel O'Malley 111 20140315
  • Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, Book 1) Chloe Neill – 150
  • Angel of Darkness by Cynthia Eden #1 – 84
  • Under the Dome :: Stephen King -168 W


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2014 Paranormal Challenge (PBS) Dt Read Rating Notes
       
Reading Challenge for 2014. Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion.
1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - new 2014 releases      
       
2. Flesh & Blood - Zombies or Vampires      
       
3. Third Time's the Charm - part of a Trilogy / #3 in a series / or #3 in the title  
Fortune's Fool by Mercedes Lackey 3/28/2014 ***  
4. That Old Black Magic - MC uses magic in some form (witches, warlocks…)  
       
5. Once Upon a Time - fae or fairy MC / fairy tale retelling / or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
       
6. Interspecies Love - a non-matching species couple (human + vamp, shifter + vamp, etc)
       
7. Days of Yesteryear - published / or take place before 2004    
       
8. Beefcake - a male author / a male MC / or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover
       
9. The Kids are Alright - YA / or MC is child/teen      
       
10. Monster Mash - a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc)  
       
11. Hungry Like the Wolf - Werewolf MC      
       
12. Not in Kansas Anymore - takes place in real cities that are now different (Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books)
       
13. You're the One that I Haunt - ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them
The Medium (Emily Chambers Spirit Medium Trilogy #1) 4/13/2014 ***  
14. You’re Number One - the first book in a series / or #1 in the title    
Alpha and Omega by Patricia Briggs 1/1/2014 **** Prequel to the series
15. Pleased to Meet You - new author / or that share your name (first, middle or last)
       
16. Paranormal Law & Order - MC is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc)
       
17. Dragons - Create your own category      
A Gift of Dragons by Anne McCaffrey 4/15/2014 **** Dragons


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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

1. Fangs for Nothing by Erin McCarthy and Kathy Love (1/29/14)

Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

2. Demon Can't Help It by Kathy Love (1/15/14)
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That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

3.  Heart of Stone by Christine Warren   (5/1/14)

Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).

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Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

1. I Want You To Want Me by Kathy Love (1/10/14)
 
2. What A Demon Wants
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5.

Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

3.
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5.

Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

1. The Fangover by Erin McCarthy and Kathy Love (1/22/14)
2.
3.
4.
5.

The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.

Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

2.
3.
4.
5.

Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

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5.

Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

 

You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

2. Time Thief: A Time Thief Novel by Katie MacAlister (2/19/14)

3. PP Devilishly Hot by Kathy Love  (5/21/14)

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Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

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5.

Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

1. The Art of Stealing Time: A Time Thief Novel by Katie MacAlister (3/8/14)
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5.

DIY - Anthologies.

1.  Songs of Love and Death: All Original Tales of Star Crossed Love by Gardner Dozois and George R. R. Martin (1/3/14)
3. Mean Streets by Jim Butcher, Kat Richardson, Simon R. Green and Thomas E. Sniegoski  (4/4/14)
5.Down These Strange Streets by George R. R. Martin and Gardner  (7/25/14)
 

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

 

 

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  • Read two in a category silver medal for that category
  • Read three in a category gold medal for that category
  • Read four in a category for diamond status for that category
  • Read five in a category for platinum status for that category

Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

Bite Me - Shelly Laurenston
Night Broken - Patricia Briggs
 

Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

Bone Crossed - Patricia Briggs
 

Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

Iron Kissed - Patricia Briggs
 

That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

Midnight Crossroad - Charlaine Harris

Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
Blood Bound - Patricia Briggs
Silver Borne - Patricia Briggs

Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

Shadowed Moon - Moira Rogers

Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

Brotherhood of Blood - Bianca D'Arc

The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
The Pretenders (Cemetery Girl #1) - Charlaine Harris, Christopher Golden
 

Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
Werewolf in Denver - Vicki Lewis Thompson
Werewolf in Alaska - Vicki Lewis Thompson
 

Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
 

Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

River Marked - Patricia Briggs
Frost Burned - Patricia Briggs
Sweeter than Wine - Bianca D'Arc

 

You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

Property - Jordan Castillo Price

You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

Fireborn - Keri Arthur

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

Wolf Hills - Bianca D'Arc

DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

Kiss of Heat - Lora Leigh

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

After Dead - Charlaine Harris



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Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a Champion

 

1.Can't Wait for those New Releases - 2014 Releases

  1. The King~JR Ward~4/21
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2.Flesh & Blood - Zombies or Vampires

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3.Third Time's the Charm - Part of a Trilogy, Bk 3 in a Series, #3 in Title

  1. Wings of Fire~Caris Roane~2/17
  2. On a Razor's Edge~K.F. Breene~5/2~ebk 
  3. Tempted by Blood~Laurie London~5/28

4.That Old Black Magic - Magic in Some Form: Witches/Warlocks etc.

  1. Obsidian Flame~Caris Roane~3/17
  2. Gates of Rapture~Caris Roane~6/8 
  3. Dire Wants~Stephanie Tyler~6/20

5.Once Upon a Time - Fae or Fairy Characters/Fairy-Tale Retelling or Reimagining

  1. Touched by Moonlight~Adrianne Brooks~7/6~ebk
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  3.  

6.Interspecies Love - A Love Couple of Diff. Species

  1. Into the Darkness~K.F. Breene~4/28~ebk~Vamp/Human
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7.Days of YesterYear - Published/Takes Place B4 2004

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8.Beefcake - Male Author, Lead Character, 6-Pack God on Cover

  1. Braving the Elements~K.F. Breene~4/30~ebk
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9.The Kids are Alright - YA or NA

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10.Monster Mash - Monster in Title (Vamp, Werewolf, etc)

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11.Hungry Like the Wolf

  1. Dire Desires~Stephanie Tyler~6/22
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12.Not in Kansas Anymore - Real Cities Now Para-Different

  1. Biting Bad~Chloe Neill~1/6
  2. Kicking It (High Stakes)~Chloe Neill~7/9 
  3.  

13. You're the One That I Haunt - Ghosts, Haunted Buildings, Psychics, Mediums

  1. Up From the Grave~Jeaniene Frost~5/17
  2. Haunted by Moonlight~Adrianne Brooks~7/5~ebk 
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14. You’re Number One

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15. Pleased to Meet You - New 2 Me Author/Share My Name

  1. Kissed by Moonlight~Adrianne Brooks~7/3~ebk
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16. Paranormal Law & Order

  1. Seduced by Blood~Laurie London~6/12 
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17. E-Books

  1. Howling For You~Chloe Neill~1/7~ebk 
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  3.  

**Bonus categories**

  • Read 5 books from TBR Pile
  1. Born of Ashes~Caris Roane~3/2
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  • Read 5 books with 75 WL or Higher
  1. Reaver~Larissa Ione~1/27~107WL 
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Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.
  2. Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.
  3. Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.
  4. That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.
  5. Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
  6. Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).
  7. Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
  8. Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.
  9. The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
  10. Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
  11. Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
  12. Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).
  13. You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.
  14. You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
  15. Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).
  16. Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
  17. DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile
  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher


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  • Read two in a category silver medal for that category
  • Read three in a category gold medal for that category
  • Read four in a category for diamond status for that category
  • Read five in a category for platinum status for that category

Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5 new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.
1.  Wild Things (A Chicagoland Vampire Novel) by Chloe Neill (2/17/14)
2.  Ruins (Partials Sequence, Bk 3) by Dan Wells (4/22/14)
3.

Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.
1.  Parasite (Parasitology, Bk 1) by Mira Grant (2/1/14)
2. 
The Risen: Dawning (A Zombie Apocalypse Story of Survival Book 1) by Marie Crow (4/11/14)
3.  The Risen: Margaret (A Zombie Apocalypse Story of Survival Book 2) by Marie Crow (4/14/14)
4.  The Risen: Courage (A Zombie Apocalypse Story of Survival Book 4) by Marie Crow (4/15/14)
5.  The Lair (The Farm, Bk 2) by Emily McKay (5/10/14)
6.  Fire & Ash (Rot & Ruin, Bk 4) by Jonathan Maberry (5/29/14)

Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.
1.  Unsouled (Unwind Dystology) by Neal Shusterman (1/3/14)
2.  The Risen: Remnants (A Zombie Apocalypse Story of Survival Book 3) by Marie Crow (4/13/14)
3.  The One by Kiera Cass (6/24/14)

That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.
1.  The Essence (Pledge, Bk 2) by Kimberly Derting (1/20/14)
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3.

Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
1.
2.
3.

Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).
1.  Up From the Grave (A Night Huntress Novel) by Jeaniene Frost (2/22/14)
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3.


Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004.
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2.
3.

Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.
1.  Apocalypse (The Wasteland Chronicles, Bk 1) by Kyle West (3/25/14)
2.  Incarceron by Catherine Fisher (5/30/14)
3.  Legend (Legend, Bk 1) by Marie Lu (6/14/14)
4.  Prodigy (Legend, Bk 2) by Marie Lu (7/2/14)

The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
1.  Enders by Lissa Price (2/25/14)
2.  Flame (A Skychasers Novel) by Amy Kathleen Ryan (3/5/14)
3.  The Selection (Selection, Bk 1) by Kiera Cass (6/9/14)
4.  The Elite by Kiera Cass (6/22/14)
5.  In The End by Demitria Lunetta (7/5/14)

Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
1.  Zombie Tales from Dead Worlds by Rhiannon Frater (5/28/14)
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Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
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2.
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Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).
1.  Pure by Julianna Baggott (2/15/14)
2.  The Testing (Testing, Bk 1) by Joelle Charbonneau (4/20/14)
3.  Independent Study (Testing, Bk 1) by Joelle Charbonneau (5/3/14)
4.  Sunrise by Mike Mullin (7/11/14)

You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them.
1.
2.
3.

You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
1.  All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill (4/1/14)
2.  In The After by Demitria Lunetta (5/31/14)
3.  Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne (7/4/14)

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).
1.  Halo (Fire and Blood) by Frankie Rose (1/9/14)
2.  Pawn by Aimee Carter (5/14/14)
3.  Arcadium by Sarah Gray (5/16/14)
4.  The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa (6/30/14)

Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
1.
2.
3.

DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.
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3.

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher



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Here is our Reading Challenge for 2014. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2014.

  • 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
  • Read four in a category for diamond status for that category
  • Read five in a category for platinum status for that category

Complete 15 of 20 of the categories to become a champion. Some categories are carry overs from last year

  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.
  2. Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.
  3. Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.
  4. That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.
  5. Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
  6. Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).
  7. Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
  8. Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.
  9. The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
  10. Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
  11. Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
  12. Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).
  13. You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.
  14. You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
  15. Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).
  16. Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
  17. DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile
  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher
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  • 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
  • Read four in a category for diamond status for that category
  • Read five in a category for platinum status for that category

Can't Wait for those New Releases -

  1. Heart of Stone (Gargoyles, Bk 1)Author: Christine Warren                                     READ 2-17-2014
  2. Wanted: Wild Thing by Jessica Sims                                                                         READ 9-1-2014
  3. Bite Me :: Shelly Laurenston                                                                                READ 4-1-2014
  4. Vampire Most Wanted (Argeneau Family, Bk 20) by Lynsay Sands                          READ 3-11-2014
  5. Shaman Rises :: C. E. Murphy                                                                                    READ 7-5-2014

Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

  1. Bled & Breakfast (Immortality Bites Mystery, Bk 2)  by Michelle Rowen                    READ 5-31-2014
  2. One Bite Per Night by Brooklyn Ann                                                                          READ 8-28-2014
  3. Hold the Dark (Markhat Bk 3) Author Frank Tuttle                                                    READ 3-8-2014
  4. Bite Me, Your Grace by Brooklyn Ann                                                                     READ 3-9-2014
  5. Born to Bite by Hannah Howell, Diana Cosby, and Erica Ridley                                READ 5-23-2014                                                               

Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

  1. Miss Education of Dr. Exeter (Phaeton Black, Paranormal Investigator, Bk 3)              READ 1-24-2014
  2. The Star Princess (Star, Bk 3) by Susan Grant                                                               READ 9-20-2014
  3. Taken by the Night (Brotherhood of Blood, Bk 3) by Kathryn Smith                              READ 6-30-2014
  4. Johannes Cabal: The Fear Institute by Jonathan Howard                                               READ 4-12-2014
  5. To Tempt the Wolf (Werewolf, Bk 3) by Terry Spear                                                         READ 7-27-2014

That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

  1. It Takes a Witch (Wishcraft, Bk 1) by Heather Blake                                        READ 8-16-2014
  2. Moon Over Soho (Peter Grant, Bk 2) by Ben Aaronovitch                              READ 6-18-2014
  3. Broken Homes (Peter Grant, Bk 4) by Ben Aaronovitch                                  READ 7-10-2014
  4. The Guild - Guardians of Destiny by Jean Johnson                                         READ 5-19-2014
  5. Rivers of London (Rivers of London, Bk 1)  by Ben Aaronovitch                      READ 5-28-2014

Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).

 

  1. The Prince With No Heart: an erotic fairytale :: Emma Holly                                         READ 2-6-2014
  2. Hawk Fae by Terry Spear ebook                                                                                   READ 9-13-2014
  3. The Winged Fae: The World of Fae (Volume 3) by Terry Spear  ebook                       READ 9-16-2014
  4. Before Midnight (ebook) by Jennifer Blackstream                                                         READ 3-19-2014
  5. Hunt the Darkness by Alexandra Ivy                                                                              READ 9-18-2014

Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

  1. Croc and the Fox (Furry United Coalition, Bk 3) Author: Eve Langlais                           READ 1-12-2014
  2. Lion and the Falcon (Furry United Coalition, Bk 4) by Eve Langlais                                 READ 7-11-2014
  3. Dragos Takes a Holiday Author Thea Harrison                                                             READ 2-1-2014
  4. ,Kinked (Elder Races, Bk 6)Author: Thea Harrison,                                                     READ 1-28-1014
  5. Fated (Dark Protectors, Bk 1) by Rebecca Zanetti                                                         READ 6-13-2014

Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

  1. Dawn's Early Light (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, Bk 3) by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris     READ 8-31-2014
  2. Death by Silver Author: Melissa Scott, Amy Griswold                                                   READ 2-9-2014
  3. Cyrus Darian and the Technomicron :: Raven Dane                                                        READ 3-2-2014
  4. A Captain and a Corset (Steam Guardians, Bk 2) by Mary Wine                                     READ 4-20-2014
  5. ,A Conspiracy of Alchemists (Chronicles of Light and Shadow, Bk 1) :: Liesel Schwarz     READ 1-18-2014

 Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

  1. Reaper's Vow (Shadow Reapers, Bk 2) Author: Sarah McCarty                                       READ 3-30-2014
  2. Close Contact (Alien Affairs, Bk 2) by Katherine Allred                                                      READ 6-11-2014
  3. How to Seduce a Vampire (Without Really Trying) (Love at Stake, Bk 15) by Kerrelyn Sparks    READ 7-3-2014
  4. Wildcat (Cat Star Chronicles, Bk 9) by Cheryl Brooks                                                                  READ 7-15-2014
  5. Silence of the Wolf (Heart of the Wolf, Bk 13) by Terry Spear                                                       READ 7-24-2014

The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.

  1. Mothstorm (Larklight, Bk 3) by Philip Reeve                                                                    READ 1-23-2014
  2. Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School, Bk 2) by Gail Carriger                                  READ 7-14-2014
  3. The Dark Fae: The World of Fae by Terry Spear                                                              READ 9-12-2014
  4. The Girl with the Windup Heart by Kady Cross                                                                 READ 7-26-2014
  5. Etiquette Espionage - Finishing School  Author: Gail Carriger                                        READ 2-7-2014

Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werewolf, etc).

  1.  The Demon's Librarian Author: Lilith Saintcrow                                                             READ 2-5-2014
  2. The Down Home Zombie Blues by Linnea Sinclair                                                             READ 8-6-2014
  3. The Vampire Queen's Servant (Vampire Queen, Bk 1) by Joey W. Hill                               READ 7-17-2014
  4. What a Ghoul Wants (Ghost Hunter, Bk 7)Author: Victoria Laurie,                                  READ 3-6-2014
  5. Werewolf in Alaska (Wild About You, Bk 5)  Author: Vicki Lewis Thompson                    READ 2-23-2014 

 

Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

  1. Touch of the Wolf (19th Century Werewolf, Bk 1) :: Susan Krinard                                    READ 1-20-2014
  2. Tempted by the Pack by Anne Marsh (e-book)                                                                READ 2-19-2014
  3. Dark Wolf (Spirit Wild, Bk 1) Author: Kate Douglas,                                                       READ 1-30-2014
  4. How to Run with a Naked Werewolf :: by Molly Harper                                                     READ 3-15-2014
  5. Heart of Iron (London Steampunk, Bk 2) by Bec Mcmaster                                               READ 4-21-2014

Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

  1. Long Live the Queen (Immortal Empire, Bk 3)Author: Kate Locke                                 READ 1-6-2014
  2. The Red Plague Affair (Bannon and Clare) Author: Lilith Saintcrow                               READ 1-3-2014
  3. A Lady Can Never Be Too Curious (Steam Guardians, Bk 1) by Mary Wine                    READ 2-24-2014
  4. Kissing with Fangs by Ashlyn Chase                                                                                  READ 7-22-2014
  5. Born in Blood (Sentinels, Bk 1) by Alexandra Ivy                                                               READ 9-10-2014

You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

  1. Cloaked in Malice (Vintage Magic, Bk 5) by Annette Blair                                         READ 7-11-2014
  2. Ghost at Work (Bailey Ruth, Bk 1) :: Carolyn Hart,                                                    READ 4-26-2014
  3. Ghost Seer (Ghost Seer, Bk 1) by Robin D. Owens                                                    READ 7-1-2014
  4. ,Seeing is Believing (Ohio's Most Haunted Town, Bk 4) :: Erin McCarthy                      READ  3-25-2014
  5. The Medium by C J Archer (e-book)                                                                            READ 5-21-2014

You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

  1. Close Encounters (Alien Affairs, Bk 1) :: Katherine Allred,                                          READ 4-27-20014
  2. Touched by an Alien (Katherine 'Kitty' Katt, Bk 1) by Gini Koch                                    READ 9-4-2014
  3. Dream Bound (Dream Catchers, Bk 1)  Author: Kate Douglas                                    READ 2-15-2014                            
  4. Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, Bk 1) by Ilona Andrews                                       READ 8-18-2014
  5. Night Falls Darkly (Shadow Guard, Bk 1) Author: Kim Lenox                                        READ 4-28-2014

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

  1. The Hunt by Anne Marsh                                                                                            READ 9-7-2014
  2. To Hunt a Sainte (Westlake Enterprises, Bk 1) by Marie Harte                                       READ 7-18-2014
  3. Legend of the Highland Dragon by Isabel Cooper                                                           READ 4-27-2014
  4. When Sparks Fly (Spark, Bk 1) Author: Autumn Dawn                                                  READ 8-13-2014
  5. Gossamer Wing (Steam and Seduction)  Author Delphine Dryden                                   READ 4-4-2014

Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

  1. Crimes by Moonlight: Mysteries from the Dark Side  by Various edited by Charlaine Harris  READ 3-19-2014
  2. Silver Mirrors (An Apparatus Infernum Novel) by A.A. Aguirre                                                READ 9-3-2014
  3. Corpse in the Crystal Ball (Fortune Teller, Bk 2)Author: Kari Lee Townsend/                     READ 9-8-2014
  4. Doe and the Wolf (Furry United Coalition, Bk 5) by Eve Langlais                                      READ 8-12-2014
  5. The Lamplighter Author: Anthony O'Neill                                                                           READ 3-28-2014
  1. DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here. ALIENS
  1. General Omnibus by James White                                                                    READ 1-2-2014
  2. Endgame (Sirantha Jax, Bk 6) by Ann Aquirre                                                              READ 6-28-2014
  3. Virgin [Cat Star Chronicles, Bk 7] by Cheryl Brooks                                                      READ 3-23-2014    
  4.  Invasion Earth by Loribelle Hunt                                                                                   READ 8-17-2014      
  5.  Walking on the Moon by Susan Sizemore                                                                     READ 8-19-2014                        

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

  1. So Still The Night (Shadow Guard, Bk 2) by Kim Lenox                                                  READ  5-1-2014
  2. Strange Brew Edited by P N Elrod                                                                                   READ 8-22-2014
  3. Destiny of the Wolf (Heart of the Wolf, Bk 2) by Terry Spear                                            READ 9-25-2014
  4. Fangly My Dear by Mardi Ballou                                                                                       READ 10-1-2014
  5. The Ripper Affair (Bannon and Clare, Bk 3) by Lilith Saintcrow                                        READ 10-6-2014
  6. Night's Honor (Elder Races, Bk 7) by Thea Harrison                                                         READ 10-7-2014
  7. Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper                                                                    READ 10-9-2014
  8. The Brothers Cabal (Johannes Cabal Novels) by Jonathan L. Howard                                  READ 10-11-2014
  9. Pia Saves The Day (Elder Races) by Thea Harrison                                                          READ 10-12-2014
  10. Dark Watcher (Watcher, Bk 1) by Lilith Saintcrow                                                               READ 10-12-2014

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

  1. Bitter Spirits (Roaring Twenties, Bk 1) by Jenn Bennett                          READ 7-7-2014
  2. A Seal in Wolf's Clothing  by Terry Spears                                              READ 9-11-2014
  3. Puma (Northern Shifters, Bk 3) by Jorrie Spencer                                   READ 10-13-2014
  4. A Highland Werewolf Wedding by Terry Spear                                         READ 10-14-2014
  5. Mind Games (Disillusionists, Bk 1) by Carolyn Crane                              READ 10-18-2014

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

  1.  No Dominion (Walker Papers: A Garrison Report) by C. E. Murphy                     READ 2-14-2014
  2. The Highlander Next Door (A Spellbound Falls Romance)   by Janet Chapman   READ 9-15-2014
  3. Stone Cold Lover (Gargoyles, Bk 2) by Christine Warren                                      READ 9-21-2014
  4. The Hot Zone (Rainshadow, Bk 3) by Jayne Castle                                                READ 9-22-2014
  5. Ghost Layer (Ghost Seer, Bk 2) by Robin D Owens                                                READ 9-23-2014


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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

1. Bear Naked by Dana Marie Bell   DONE 4/7
2. Harry's Sacrifice by Bianca D'Arc   DONE 5/20
3. Hard to Bear by Georgette St. Clair    DONE 3/12
4. Animal Heart by Jessie M   DONE 3/10
5. Night Angels by Jessie M   DONE 3/11

Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

1. Love at First Bite by Scarlett Jade   DONE 8/5
2. Taken by Desiree Broussard   DONE 8/4
3. Love in the Time of Zombies by Cassandra Gannon   DONE 9/27
4. Real Vamps Don't Drink O Negative by Tawny Taylor   DONE 2/16
5. Oycher by Talyn Scott   DONE 9/26

Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

1. Defying the Pack by Eve Langlais   DONE 1/26
2. Betraying the Pack by Eve Langlais   DONE 1/26
3. Seeking Pack Redemption by Eve Langlais   DONE 1/27
4. His Carnal Need by Ruth D. Kerce   DONE 2/11
5. Flames of Arousal by Ruth D. Kerce   DONE 2/11

That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

1. Charmed Spirits by Carrie Ann Ryan   DONE 5/13
2. Santa's Executive by Carrie Ann Ryan   DONE 5/14
3. Finding Abigail by Carrie Ann Ryan   DONE 5/14
4. Her Lucky Love by Carrie Ann Ryan   DONE 5/14
5. Dreams of Ivory by Carrie Ann Ryan   DONE 5/14

Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).

1. Her Mad Hatter by Marie Hall   DONE 5/9
2. Gerard's Beauty by Marie Hall   DONE 5/9
3. Red and Her Wolf by Marie Hall   DONE 5/10
4. Jinni's Wish by Marie Hall   DONE 5/11
5. Hook's Pan by Marie Hall   DONE 5/11

Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

1. The Barbarian Prince by Michelle M. Pillow   DONE 1/1
2. The Savage King by Michelle M. Pillow   DONE 1/1
3. Second Chance by Rebecca Airies   DONE 5/13
4. Lords of the Sea by Kaitlyn O'Connor   DONE 2/17
5. Primal Heat by Crystal Douglas   DONE 1/3
 
Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

1. Knight of a Trillion Stars by Dara Joy   DONE 1/30
2. Rejar by Dara Joy   DONE 1/31
3. Mine to Take by Dara Joy   DONE 1/31
4. Through the Looking Glass by Rebecca Lorino Pond   DONE 9/5
5. The Magic of Highland Dragons by Kella McKinnon   DONE 10/2

Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

1. Redeem the Bear by T.S. Joyce   DONE 9/14
2. Devoted to the Bear by T.S. Joyce   DONE 9/13
3. Return to the Bear by T.S. Joyce   DONE 9/14
4. Betray the Bear by T.S. Joyce   DONE 9/14
5. The Alpha's She-Wolf by K.S. Martin   DONE 5/1

The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.

1. The Alpha Dating Game by Dawn Steele   DONE 3/11
2. Big Cats Don't Purr by Sadie Hart   DONE 3/26
3. Werewolf Dreams by Katie Lee O'Guinn   DONE 10/6
4. Shifting Fates by Aubrey Rose/Nadia Simonenko   DONE 9/12
5. Shirley's Story by Ava Louise   DONE 8/31
 
Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
 
1. A Vampire's Saving Embrace by Darlene Kuncytes   DONE 9/1
2. The Vampire's Passion by Monica Knightley   DONE 9/2
3. Frank and the Werewolf Tamer by Tracy H. Kitts   DONE 9/22
4. Vampires, Werewolves, and Zombies, Oh My! by Graham/Vanak/Pickering   DONE 8/25
5. The Dragon's Heart by Eden Ashe   DONE 9/23

Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

1. Howling for My Baby by Beverly Rae   DONE 3/19
2. Dance on the Wild Side by Beverly Rae   DONE 3/20
3. Running with the Pack by Beverly Rae   DONE 3/21
4. Betting the Moon by Beverly Rae   DONE 3/21
5. Wolf Six's Salvation by Krista Lakes   DONE 3/3

Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

1. Prospect Springs Shifters by Mandy M. Roth   DONE 9/21
2. Unleashed by Crystal Jordan   DONE 9/30
3. Rebel Heart by Lizzy Ford   DONE 10/13
4. Marked by the Alpha1 by Scarlett Grove    DONE 8/27
5. Marked by the Alpha2 by Scarlett Grove   DONE 8/28

You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

1. The Reason is You by Sharla Lovelace   DONE 1/10
2. Cursed Desires by C.E. Black   DONE 9/21
3. Once Bitten, Twice Shy by Scarlett Jade   DONE 9/21
4. Ghouls Rush In by H.P. Mallory   DONE 10/8
5. Once Haunted, Twice Shy by H.P. Mallory   DONE 10/9

You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

1. Daughters of Terra by Theolyn Boese    DONE 1/1
2. The Witness and the Bear by T.S. Joyce   DONE 9/13
3. Close Encounters by Katherine Allred   DONE 5/4
4. All That Bleeds by Kimberly Frost   DONE 5/26
5. Young Vampires in Love by Mardi Ballou   DONE 1/11

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

1. Sleep Tight by Laura Marie Altom   DONE 1/20
2. Fangly, My Dear by Mardi Ballou   DONE 1/6
3. The Sailkeeper's Bride by Annie Windsor   DONE 1/3
4. Worlds Apart by Bonnie Rose Leigh   DONE 1/7
5. Once Upon Stilettos by Shanna Swendson   DONE 1/21

Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

1. Dark Solstice by Kaitlyn O'Connor   DONE 2/14
2. The Alpha Claims a Mate by Georgette St. Clair   DONE 3/11
3. The Bobcat's Tale by Georgette St. Clair   DONE 3/11
4. Totally Shifted by Lynn Leite   DONE 5/2
5. Deadly Dreams by Jennifer Smith   DONE 10/5

E-Books - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

1. Cynful by Dana Marie Bell   DONE 4/5
2. Hounded by Sadie Hart   DONE 3/22
3. Cry Sanctuary by Sadie Hart   DONE 3/22
4. Cry Wolf by Lynn Leite   DONE 5/3
5. Wolf's Bane by Lynn Leite   DONE 5/3

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

1. Davin's Quest by Bianca D'Arc   DONE 5/18
2. All That Falls by Kimberly Frost   DONE 5/30
3. Young Vampires in Love by Mardi Ballou   DONE 1/12  
4. Initiation by Ruth D. Kerce   DONE 2/10
5. Planet Mail by Kate Pearce   DONE 5/12
6. Jaci's Experiment by Bianca D'Arc   DONE 5/18
7. Wish Upon a Tiger by A.T. Mitchell   DONE 4/19
8. Two's a Couple, Three's the Law by Eve Langlais   DONE 4/21
9. Craving More by Brandy Walker   DONE 3/14
10. The Alpha Meets His Match by Georgette St. Clair   DONE 4/28

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

1. Lyon by Elizabeth Amber   DONE 11/20
2. Dominic by Elizabeth Amber   DONE 11/21
3. Hara's Legacy by Bianca D'Arc   DONE 5/17
4. Close Contact by Katherine Allred DONE 5/4
5. Grady's Awakening by Bianca D'Arc   DONE 5/19

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

1. Secured Mail by Kate Pearce 50 WL   DONE 5/12
2. Dane by Elizabeth Amber 52 WL   DONE 11/23
3. Bastian by Elizabeth Amber 73 WL   DONE 11/24
4. Sevin by Elizabeth Amber 71 WL   DONE 11/25
5. Bear Necessities by Dana Marie Bell 50 WL   DONE 4/4



 



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Can't Wait for those New Releases - 2014 releases

1. Night Broken (Patricia Briggs)
2. Bite Me (Shelly Laurenston)
3. Werewolf Sings the Blues (Jennifer Harlow)

 

Flesh & Blood - Zombies/Vampires.

1. Feed (Mira Grant)
2. Night of the Living Trekkies (Kevin David Anderson)
3. Blood Father (Tessa Dawn)

 

Third Time's the Charm - trilogy, book 3 in a series, or have the # 3 in the title.

1. Hunted (Rebecca Zanetti)
2. Dire Desires (Stephanie Tyler)
3. Immortally Ever After (Angie Fox)

 

That Old Black Magic - magic e.g. witches, warlocks

1. Date with Death (Eve Langlais)
2. What's a Witch to Do (Jennifer Harlow)
3. Winter's Daughter (JC Wilder)

 

Once Upon a Time fae or fairy characters, fairy tale/myth retelling

1. The Trouble with Fate (Leigh Evans)
2. A Touch of Greek (Tina Folsom)
3. A Scent of Greek (Tina Folsom)

Interspecies Love - a different species couple e.g human/vamp, shifter/vamp

1. Messenger's Angel (Heather Killough-Walden)
2. Aden (D. B. Reynolds)
3. What's a Witch to Do (Jennifer Harlow) (or Black Magic/#1/New author/Werewolf)

 

Days of Yesteryear - published/take place before 2004 e.g. Steampunk, paranormal alternate history, historicals

2. Crystal Gardens (Amanda Quick)
3. Shadowed Moon (Moira Rogers)

 

Beefcake - male author, a male lead or a 6 pack god gracing the cover.

1. Consumed (Rebecca Zanetti)
2. Her Dark Knight (Sharon Cullen)
3. Far From Innocent (Lorie O'Clare)

 

Oldies, but Goodies  spent too much time on Mt. TBR, no longer WL'd

1. Kiss of Midnight (Lara Adrian)
2. Immortal Outlaw (Lisa Hendrix)
3. Kiss of Crimson (Lara Adrian)

 

Monster Mash - monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werewolf, etc).

1. The Thing about Weres (Leigh Evans)
2. Heart of the Demon (Cynthia Garner)

 

Hungry Like the Wolf - werewolf/shifter main character.

1. Generation V (M.L. Brennan)
2. Legend of the White Wolf (Terri Spear)
3. Silence of the Wolf (Terri Spear)

Not in Kansas Anymore - take place in real cities that are now different (e.g. Chicagoland Vamps)

1. Biting Bad (Chloe Neill)
2. Wild Things (Chloe Neill)
3. Visions of Magic (Regan Hastings)

You're the One that I Haunt - fiction/non-fiction books: ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums

1. Of Grave Concern (Max McCoy)
2. Sketch Me if You Can (Sharon Pape)
3. Delia's Shadow (Jaime Lee Moyer)

 

You’re Number One - first in a series/#1 in the title.

1. Heart of Stone (Christine Warren) 
2. Bound by Night (Larissa Ione)
3. Savage Hunger (Shelli Stevens)

 

Pleased to Meet You - new to me author

1. Dragon Awakened (Jaime Rush)
2. Dead Spots (Melissa F. Olson)
3. Celtic Moon (Jan DeLima)

 

Paranormal Law & Order- law enforcement/crime detection e.g. cops, crime scene, detectives, PI

1. Bunny and the Bear (Eve Langlais)
2. The Mystery Woman (Amanda Quick)
3. Swan and Bear (Eve Langlais)

 

DIY - E-books

1. Worth Fighting For (Sondrae Bennett)
2. Chasing Paradise (Sondrae Bennett)
3. Haunted Sanctuary (Moira Rogers)
4. Ursa Major (Mary Winter)
5. Treacherous Wishes (Denise A. Agnew) or Haunt
7. Maneater (Denise A. Agnew)
8. The Cajun's Captive (Selena Blake)
9. Ocean's Shadow  (Jennah Sharpe)
10. Covert Desires (Sondrae Benet)
11. Haunted Wolves (Moira Rogers)
 

 

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

1. Oracle's Moon (Thea Harrison)
3. Primal Heat (Crystal Jordan)
4. Fangs and Fantasies (Elizabeth Lapthorne)
5. Immortal Champion (Lisa Hendrix)
6. Claimed (Rebecca Zanetti)
 
7. Hunted (Rebecca Zanetti)
8. Midnight Awakening (Lara Adrian)
9. A Taste of the Nightlife (Sarah Zettel)
10. Rebel (Kristina Douglas)
11. The Blood Gospel (James Rollins/Rebecca Cantrell)

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

1. Enthralled Anthology-mailed 1/4
2. Fallon's Revenge (MacKenzie McKade)-mailed 3/11
3. Black Moon Alpha (J. D. Tyler)-mailed 3/11
4. A Changeling for All Seasons (Anthology)-mailed 3/11
5. Blood Redemption (Tessa Dawn) pending

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

1. Reaver (Larissa Ione)
2. Lord's Fall (Thea Harrison)
3. Kinked (Thea Harrison)
4. Shield of Winter (Nalini Singh)
5. Fireborn (Keri Arthur)


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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

1.Reaver - Larissa ione #5

2.Dark Wolf - Christine Feehan #25

3.Black Arts - Faith Hunter #7

4.Night Broken - Patricia Briggs

5.The Undead Pool (The Hollows #12) - Kim Harrison

Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

1. Vampire Most Wanted (Argeneau #20)Lynsay Sands

2. Mine to Chase (Vampires and Werewolves, #2) - Laurann Dohner

3.Moon Kissed (Wicked Games #2) - Michele Hauf

4.Accidentally Dead (Accidentals #2) -  Dakota Cassidy

5.Crimson Veil (Otherworld #15) - Yasmine Galenorn

Third Time's the Charm - Read 1-5 books that are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

1. Chains of Ice (The Chosen Ones #3) -  Christina Dodd 

2.Air Bound (Sisters of the Heart #3) - Christine Feehan

3.The Accidental Human (Accidentals #3) -  Dakota Cassidy

4.The Hot Zone (Rainshadow, #3; Harmony, #11) - Jayne Castle

5.Devil to Pay (Night Huntress Universe #3.5) - Jeaniene Frost

That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

1.The Spider - Jennifer Esep #10

2.Thread of Death - "  5.5

3.Kiss of Venom - "  8.5

4.Tangled Dreams - " 3.5

5.Tangled Schemes - "  3.7

Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).

1.When Santa Fell To Earth - Cornelia Funke

2. The Faerie Path (Faerie Path #1) - Allan Frewin Jones

3.The Lost Queen (Faerie Path #2) - Allan Frewin Jones

4.The Dark Fae (The World of Fae, #1) -  Terry Spear

5. The Deadly Fae (The World of Fae #2) - Terry Spear

Interspecies Love - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

1.Taunting Krell - Laurann Dohner #7

2. Moon - Laurann Dohner #10

3.True (New Species #11) - Laurann Dohner

4.Haunting Blackie (Cyborg Seduction #8) - Laurann Dohner

5.Dreams of a Dark Warrior (Immortals After Dark #11) - Kresley Cole

Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

1.Heart of Steel (Iron Seas #2) - Meljean Brook 

2.Riveted (Iron Seas #3) - Meljean Brook 

3.The Red Plague Affair (Bannon & Clare #2) - Lilith Saintcrow 

4.The Witch with No Name (The Hollows #13) by Kim Harrison

5. Kiss of Steel (London Steampunk #1) by BecMcMaster

Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

1.Raphael/Parish (Bayou Heat #1-2) - Alexandra Ivy and Laura Wright 

2.Talon/Xavier (Bayou Heat #5-6) - Alexandra Ivy and Laura Wright 

3.Bayon/Jean-Baptiste (Bayou Heat #3-4) - Alexandra Ivy and Laura Wright 

4.Hunter's Season (Elder Races #4.7) - Thea Harrison

5.An Alpha's Path (Redwood Pack, #1) - Carrie Ann Ryan

The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.

1.Temest Rising - Tracy Deebs #1

2. City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments #5) - Cassandra Clare

3.Poison Princess (The Arcana Chronicles #1) - Kresley Cole 

4.Endless Knight - Kresley Cole 

5.Peanut Goes to School (Elder Races, #6.7) - Thea Harrison

Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

1.Demon from the Dark (Immortals After Dark #10) - Kresley Cole

2.Forever Werewolf - Michele Hauf 

3.Blue-Blooded Vamp (Sabina Kane #5) - Jaye Wells

4.The Accidental Werewolf -  Dakota Cassidy

5.A Howl for a Highlander (Heart of the Wolf #10) - Terry spear

Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

1.Pleasure of Dark Prince - Kresley Cole #9

2.Hunter's heart - J.D. Tyler bk#4

3.A Highland Werewolf Wedding (Heart of the Wolf #11) - Terry Spear

4.Cole's Redemption (Alpha Pack, #5) - J.D. Tyler

5.Wild Wolf (Shifters Unbound #6) -  Jennifer Ashley

Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

1.Black and Blue by Gena Showalter  bk #2 (New Chicago)

2.Cat o' Nine Tales: The Jane Yellowrock Stories by Faith Hunter (New Orleans)

3.Bite Me (Pride #9) - Shelly Laurenston (New  York)

4.Eternal Sin (Mark of the Vampire #6) - Laura Wright 

5.Autumn Whispers (Otherworld #14) - Yasmine Galenorn

You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

1.Dark Bites: A Short Story Collection by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Dream-Hunter, #1; Hellchaser, #1; Were-Hunter, #1; Dark-Hunter, #2.5, 2.6, 7.5, 9.5, 9.6, 10.5) 

2.After Moonrise - P.C. Cast 

3.Shield of Winter (Psy-Changeling #13) - Nalini Singh

4.Parallel Seduction (Midnight Warriors, #3) Deidre Knight

5. The Wicked (Elder Races #5.5) - Thea Harrison

You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

1.Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles #1) - Ilona Andrews

2.Flirting Under a Full Moon (Flirting with Fangs Trilogy #1) -  Ashlyn Chase

3.Darkest Flame (Dark Kings #1) - Donna Grant

4.Parallel Attraction (Midnight Warriors, #1) - Deidre Knight 

5.Son of No One (Hellchasers, #6; Dark-Hunter, #14)  -  Sherrilyn Kenyon

Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

1. Hotter Than Hell (The Hollows #4.5 - Dirty Magic) - Anthology ( Kim Harrison,  Tanya Huff,  Heidi Betts......)

2.How to Date a Dragon (Flirting with Fangs Trilogy #2) - Ashlyn Chase

3.Scorched (Scorched #1) - Mari Mancusi

4.Shattered (Scorched #2) - Mari Mancusi

5. Parallel Heat (Midnight Warriors #2) - Deidre Knight 

Paranormal Law & Order- Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

1. Rule Breaker (Breeds, #29) - Lora Leigh

2.Accidentally Dead, Again (Accidentals #6) - Dakota Cassidy

3.Born of Fury (The League #7) - Sherrilyn Kenyon 

4.Divine Tarot: An Elder Races Collection (Elder Races #3.5, 4.5) - Thea Harrison

5.Heart of Stone (Gargoyles #1) - Christine Warren

DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

1.Fury of Seduction - Coreen Callahan #3

2.Fury of Desire - Coreen Callahan #4

3.Drago Takes a Holiday - Thea Harrison #6.5

4.Dark Heat: The Dark Kings Stories (Dark Kings 0.1-0.3) - Donna Grant

5.Fire Rising (Dark Kings #2) - Donna Grant

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

1.Always, Angel- Heather Killough -Walden #0.5

2.Jaguar Fever by Terry Spear bk2

3.Unbound - Kim Harrison -Anthology

4.Prey (Shifters #4) - Rachel Vincent

5.Shift (Shifters #5) - Rachel Vincent

6.Alpha (Shifters #6) - Rachel Vincent 

7.This Wicked Magic - Michele Hauf 

8. Accidentally Demonic - Dakota Cassidy

9. Accidentally Catty - Dakota Cassidy

10. The Accidental Genie(Accidentals, #7) - Dakota Cassidy

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

1. The Accidental Werewolf 2: There's Something about Harry - Dakota Cassidy

2.Pia Saves the Day (Elder Races #6.6) - Thea Harrison

3.Dark Of The Moon (Vampire/Werewolf Trilogy #2) - Susan Krinard

4.Born in Chains (Men in Chains #1) - Caris Roane 

5.Mating Brand (Mating Heat #3) - Laurann Dohner

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

1. Poison Promise (Elemental Assassin, #11) - Jennifer Estep

2. Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels, #7) - Ilona Andrews

3.Dark Skye (Immortals After Dark #14) - Kresley Cole

4.Dark Blood (Dark #26) - Christine Feehan 

5.Night's Honor Elder Races, Bk 7 -  Thea Harrison

 



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  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.
    1. Archangel's Legion (Guild Hunter, Bk 6) :: Nalini Singh April
    2. Dirty Magic (Prospero's War, Bk 1) :: Jaye Wells Mar
    3. Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, Bk 8) :: Patricia Briggs May
    4. Up from the Grave (Night Huntress, Bk 7) :: Jeaniene Frost June
    5. Black Arts, (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 7) :: Faith Hunter June
    6. Werewolf Sings the Blues (Midnight Magic, Bk 2) :: Jennifer Harlow May
    7. Only the Good Die Young (Ghost for Hire, Bk 1) :: Chris Marie Green June
    8. Night Owls (Night Owls, Bk 1) :: Lauren M Roy June May
    9. Visions (Cainsville, Bk 2) :: Kelley Armstrong Dec 
    10. Poison Promise (Elemental Assassin, Bk 11) :: Jennifer Estep 
  2. Flesh & Bloodthat feature either Zombies or Vampires.
    1. Two Weeks' Notice (Revivalist, Bk  2) :: Rachel Caine Mar
    2. Terminated (Revivalist, Bk 3) :: Rachel Caine Mar
    3. Bloodshot (Cheshire Red Reports, Bk 1) :: Cherie Priest Mar
    4. Hellbent (Cheshire Red Reports, Bk 2) :: Cherie Priest May
    5. Night of the Living Trekkies :: Kevin David Anderson July
    6. Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson, Bk 2)  :: Molly Harper Sept 
    7. Shadowflame (Shadow World, Bk 2) :: Diane Sylvan Oct
    8. Burned (Void City, Bk 4) :: J.F. Lewis  Oct
    9. Bled & Breakfast (Immortality Bites, Bk 2) :: Michelle Rowan
    10. Dead of Night: Dancers in the Dark\ The Devil's Footprints :: Charlaine Harris, Amanda Stevens Dec
  3. Third Time's the Charm -   are part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.
    1. The Hour of Dust and Ashes (Charlie Madigan, Bk 3) ::  Kelly Gay Feb
    2. Damsel Under Stress (Katie Chandler, Bk 3) :: Shanna Swendson Feb
    3. Rogue Descendant (Nikki Glass, Bk 3) :: Jenna Black Mar
    4. Alien in the Family (Katherine 'Kitty' Katt, Bk 3) :: Gini Koch June 
    5. My Lady Quicksilver (London Steampunk, Bk 3) :: Bec McMaster Oct   
    6. Crossed (Void City, Bk 3) :: J.F. Lewis Oct
    7. A Vision of Murder (Psychic Eye, Bk 3) Victoria Laurie 
    8. Dead and Kicking (Ghost Dusters, Bk 3) :: Wendy Roberts Apr
    9. Old Haunts (Haunted Guesthouse, Bk 3) :: EJ Cooperman Mar
  4. That Old Black Magic -   has a main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.
    1. Once Upon Stilettos (Katie Chandler, Bk 2) :: Shanna Swendson  Feb
    2. Don't Hex with Texas (Katie Chandler, Bk 4) :: Shanna Swendson  Feb
    3. Spider's Revenge (Elemental Assassin, Bk 5) :: Jennifer Estep Mar
    4. By a Thread (Elemental Assassin Bk 6) :: Jennifer Estep April
    5. The Widow's Web (Elemental Assassin, Bk 7) :: Jennifer Estep April
    6. Deadly Sting (Elemental Assassin, Bk 8) :: Jennifer Estep April
    7. Soulbound (Lone Star Witch, Bk 1) :: Tessa Adams July
    8. Flamebound (Lone Star Witch, Bk 2) :: Tessa Adams
    9. The Spider (Elemental Assassin, Bk 10) :: Jennifer Estep Nov
  5. Once Upon a Time - has fae or fairy characters or is a fairy tale retelling or other novel reimagining with paranormal elements (IE Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc).
    1. Knight of Darkness (Lord of Avalon, Bk 1) :: Knley MacGregor Jan
    2. Black Lament (Black Wings, Bk 4) :: Christina Henry  Feb
    3. Black City (Black Wings, Bk 5) :: Christina Henry  Feb
    4. Black Heart (Black Wings, Bk 6) :: Christina Henry  Feb
    5. Wayfinder (Worldwalker, Bk 2) :: C.E. Murphy June
    6. Dark Currents (Agent of Hel, Bk 1) :: Jacqueline Carey July
    7. The Trouble with Fate (Mystwalker, Bk 1) :: Leigh Evans July
    8. Lord's Fall (Elder Races, Bk 5) :: Thea Harrison Nov
  6. Interspecies Love -   has a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).
    1. Hunt the Moon (Cassie Palmer, Bk 5) Karen Chance Feb
    2. Alien Proliferation (Katherine 'Kitty' Katt, Bk 4) Gini Koch July
    3. Alien Diplomacy (Katherine 'Kitty' Katt, Bk 5) Gini Koch July
    4. The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires (Half Moon Hollow, Bk 1) Molly Harper August  
    5. Shaedes of Gray (Shade Assassin, Bk 1) :: Amanda Bonilla Nov
  7. Days of Yesteryear either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
    1. Disenchanted & Co (Disenchanted & Co, Bk 1) ::Lynn Viehl June
    2. The Clockwork Wolf (Disenchantment & Co., Bk 2) ::Lynn Viehl June
    3. A Study in Silks (Baskerville Affair, Bk 1) :: Emma Jane Holloway July
    4. God Save the Queen (Immortal Empire, Bk 1) :: Kate Locke Sept
    5. The Queen is Dead (Immortal Empire, Bk 2) :: Kate Locke Sept
    6. Long Live the Queen  (Immortal Empire, Bk 3) ::Kate Locke Sept 
    7. My Lady Quicksilver (London Steampunk, Bk 3) :: Bec McMaster Oct
  8. Beefcake -  male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.
    1. Lethal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, Bk 3) :: Larissa Ione  Mar
    2. Bear Meets Girl (Pride Bk 7) :: Shelley Laurenston April
    3. Midnight's Master (Midnight, Bk 3) :: Cynthia Eden April
    4. Devil Without a Cause (Devil's Bargin, Bk 1) :: Terri Garey May
    5. Hunter's Heart (Alpha Pack, Bk 4) :: J.D. Tyler Sept
    6. Heart of Steel (Iron Seas, Bk 2) :: Meljean Brook Sept
    7. Immortal Danger :: Cynthia Eden Dec
  9. The Kids are Alright -   Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
    1. The Girl Who Chased the Moon Sarah Addison Allen Mar
    2. Red Glove (Curse Workers, Bk 2) Holly Black May
    3. Shadow and Bone (Grisha, Bk 1) :: Leigh Bardugo Nov
    4. The Demon Trapper's Daughter (Demon Trappers, Bk 1) :: Jana Oliver
    5. Soul Thief (Demon Trapper's Daughter, Bk 2) :: Jana Oliver
  10. Monster Mash -  have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
    1. The Demon's Librarian :: Lilith Saintcrow July
    2. The Ghoul Next Door (Ghost Hunter, Bk 8) :: Victoria Laurie Aug
    3. Mind Over Monsters (A FREAKS Squad Investigation) :: Jennifer Harlow Sept
    4. My Life as a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, Bk 1) :: Diana Rowland Sept
    5. The Thing about Weres (Mystwalker, Bk 2) :: Leigh Evans July
  11. Hungry Like the Wolf -  have a werewolf main character.
    1. Hunter's Moon (Stazi, Bk 1) :: Cathy Clamp, C. T. Adams Jan
    2. Arcane Circle (Persephone Alcmedi, Bk 4) Linda Robertson  Feb
    3. Wicked Circle (persephone Alcmedi, Bk 5) Linda Robertson  Feb
    4. Mortal Ties (Lupi, Bk 9) Eileen Wilks April
    5. Primal Possession (Moon Shifter, Bk 2) Katie Reus June
    6. Avenger's Heat (Moon Shifter, Bk 4) Katie Reus June
    7. Shattered Circle (Persephone Alcmedi, Bk 6) Linda Robertson June 
  12. Not in Kansas Anymore take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).
    1. Hard Bitten (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 4) Chloe Neill Mar
    2. Drink Deep (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 5)Chloe Neill Mar
    3. Biting Cold (Chicagoland, Bk 6) Chole Neill July
    4. House Rules (Chicagoland, Bk 7) Chloe Neill August
    5. Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 8) Chloe Neill
    6. Wild Things (Chicagoland Vampies, Bk 9) Chloe Neill
    7. Oracle's Moon (Elder Races, Bk 4) :: Thea Harrison Nov
    8. Trance (MetaWars, Bk 1) :: Kelly Meding 
    9. Changeling (MetaWars ,Bk 2) :: Kelly Meding
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  13. You're the One that I Haunt have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them.
    1. The Remains of the Dead (Ghost Dusters, Bk 1) :: Wendy Roberts Apr
    2. Devil May Ride (Ghost Dusters, Bk 2) :: Wendy Roberts Apr
    3. Chance of a Ghost (Haunted Guesthouse, Bk 4) :: EJ Cooperman Mar
    4. Fifth Grave Past the Light (Charlie Davidson, Bk 5) :: Darynda Jones June
    5. Home for the Haunting (Haunted Home Renovation, Bk 4) :: Juliet Blackwell July
    6. Deeply Desperately (Lucy Valentine, Bk 2) :: Heather Webber 
    7. Perfectly Matched (Lucy Valentine, Bk 4) :: Heather Webber
    8. Trouble in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, Bk 1) :: Jana Deleon
    9. Mischief in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, Bk 2) :: Jana Deleon
    10. Showdown in Mudbug (Ghost-in-Law, Bk 3) :: Jana Deleon
  14.  (You’re Number One - First books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title
    1. Aphroditie's Kiss (Aphrodite Bk 1) :: Julie Kenner Jan
    2. The Better Part of Darkness (Charlie Madigan, Bk 1) Kelly Gay Feb
    3. Enchanted, Inc. (Katie Chandler, Bk 1) Shanna Swendson  Feb
    4. Bound by Night (Moonbound, Bk 1) by Larissa Ione  Feb
    5. Queen of Shadows (Shodowworld, Bk 1) Dianne Sylvan April
    6. The Grendel Affair (SPI Files, Bk 1) Lisa Shearin May
    7. Royal Street (Sentinels of New Orleans, Bk 1) Suzanne Johnson June
    8. Sealed with a Curse (Weird Girls, Bk 1)  Cecy Robson June
    9. Touched by an Alien (Katherine 'Kitty' Katt, Bk 1) Gini Koch June
    10. Abby Cooper Psychic Eye (Psychic Eye, Bk 1) Victoria Laurie Apr
  15. Pleased to Meet You, Hope You Guessed My Name -  books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).
    1. La Vida Vampire (Oldest City Vampire, Bk 1) :: Nancy Haddock
    2. Last Vampire Standing (Oldest City Vampire, Bk 2) :: Nancy Haddock
    3. Always the Vampire (Oldest City Vampire, Bk 3) :: Nancy Haddock
    4. River Road (Sentinels of New Orleans, Bk 2) Suzanne Johnson June
  16. Paranormal Law & Order-  first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Child of Fire (Twenty Palaces, Bk 1) :: Harry Connolly  Feb
    2. The Taken (Celestial Blues, Bk 1) :: Vicki Pettersson Mar
    3. The Darkest Edge of Dawn (Charlie Madigan, Bk 2) :: Kelly Gay Feb
    4. Shadows Before the Sun (Charlie Madison, Bk 4) :: Kelly Gay Feb
    5. Clean (Mindspace Bk 1) :: Alex Hughes May
    6. Death Perception (Psychic Eye, Bk 6) :: Victoria Laurie
    7. Cold Days (Dresden Files, Bk 14) :: Jim Butcher
    8. Better Read Than Dead (Pshchic Eye, Bk 2) :: Victoria Laurie
    9. Killer Insight (Psychic Eye, Bk 4) :: Victoria Laurie 
    10. Crime Scene (Psychic Eye, Bk 5) :: Victoria Laurie
  17. DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.
    1. Where have you been all my life? Authors I put off reading and now I feel really stupid
      1. Shaedes of Gray (Shade Assassin, Bk 1) :: Amanda Bonilla Nov
      2. Alien Tango (Kathrine 'Kitty' Katt, Bk 2) Gini Koch June
    2. Thumping Good Reads - 5 Stars 
      1. Elysian Fields (Sentinels of New Orleans, Bk 3) Suzanne Johnson
      2. The Undead Pool (Hollows, Bk 12) :: Kim Harrison
      3. Staked (Void City, Bk 1) :: J.F. Lewis
      4. Revamped (Void City, Bk 2) J.F. Lewis
      5. Hell Bent (Broken Magic, Bk 1) :: Devon Monk Sept 

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile
    1. Boyfriend From Hell (Saturn's Daughters, Bk 1) Jamie Quade Mar
    2. The Eldritch Conspiracy (Bloodsinger, Bk 5) Cat Adams June
    3. To Dance with the Devil (Bloodsinger, Bk 6) Cat Adams June
    4. A Cursed Embrace (Weird Girls, Bk 2) Cece Robson June
    5. Cursed by Destiny (Weird Girls, Bk 3) Cece Robson June
    6. Deception Cove (Futuristic World of Harmony: Rainshadow, Bk 2) Jayne Castle/
    7. Heart of Venom (Elemental Assassain, Bk 9) Jennifer Estep August
    8. Dust to Dust (Prophecy, Bk 1) :: Heather Graham Sept
    9. Vengeance Moon (Earth Witches, Bk 2) :: Lee Roland Oct
    10. The Art of Stealing Time (Time Thief, Bk 2) :: Katie MacAlister Sept 
  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
    1. Wolf with Benefits (Pride, Bk 9) Shelly Laurenston Mar
    2. Bled & Breakfast (Immortality Bites, Bk 2) Michelle Rowan Mar
    3. If Mashed Potatoes Could Dance (Country Cooking School, Bk 2)  Paige Shelton July
    4. Angel's Ink (Aslyum Tales, Bk 1) :: Jocelynn Drake July
    5. Dead Spots (Scarlett Bernard, Bk 1) Melissa F. Olson August
    6. Trail of the Dead (Scarlett Bernard, Bk 2) Melissa F. Olson August
    7. Live and Let Drood: A Secret Histories Novel :: Simon R. Green Oct
    8. Bite Me (Pride, Bk 9) :: Shelly Laurenston
    9. Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, Bk 1) :: Ilona Andrews Dec
    10. Nightlife (Cal and Niko Leandros, Bk 1) : Rob Thurman
  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher
    1. Omens (Cainsville, Bk 1) :: Kelly Armstrong Jan
    2. Ever After (Hollows Bk 11) :: Kim Harrison Jan 
    3. Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, Bk 6) :: Ilona Andrews Feb
    4. Tempt the Stars (Cassie Palmer, Bk 6) :: Karen Chance  Feb
    5. Nice Girls Don't Live Forever (Jane Jameson, Bk 3) :: Molly Harper Sept  
    6. Nice Girls Don't Bite Their Neighbors (Jane Jamneson, Bk 4) Sept  
    7. Heart of Venom (Elemental Assassin, Bk 9) :: Jennifer Estep Aug  
    8. Rise of the Gryphon (Belador, Bk 4) :: Dianna Love, Sherrilyn Kenyon Dec
    9. The Witch with no Name (Hollows, Bk 13) :: Kim Harrison Dec
    10. John Dies at the End :: David Wong
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Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

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Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

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Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 that take place in real cities that are now different (EX: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

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You're the One that I Haunt - Read 1-5 books that have ghosts, haunted buildings, or psychics & mediums in them. Non-fiction involving those topics is OK too for this category only.

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DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

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Bonus categories

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend

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Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

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