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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

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

  1. Enders :: Lissa Price 2-13
  2. Ignite Me (Shatter Me, Bk 3) by Tahereh Mafi 2-15
  3. Unite Me: Destroy Me / Fracture Me (Shatter Me) by Tahereh Mafi 4-4
  4. Clean Sweep :: Ilona Andrews 5-7
  5. Murder of Crows (Others, Bk 2) by Anne Bishop 5-10
  6. Autumn Bones [Agent of Hel, Bk 2] by Jacqueline Carey 6-3

Flesh - Zombies

  1. Lzr-1143 Infection [Book One] by Bryan James 4-10
  2. Zombie Tales From Dead Worlds by Rhiannon Frater 6-25
  3. Zombie, Ohio (Zombie, Bk 1) by Scott Kenemore 6-29

& Blood  - Vampires

  1. Aden (Vampires in America, Bk 7) by D. B. Reynolds 1-28
  2. Wild Things [Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 9 by Chloe Neill 5-15

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

  1. Ignite Me (Shatter Me, Bk 3) by Tahereh Mafi 2-15
  2. Angel in Chains [Fallen, Bk 3] by Cynthia Eden 3-6
  3. Marked (Mindspace Investigations, Bk 3) by Alex Hughes 5-4

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

  1. This Wicked Game :: Michelle Zink - Voodoo 1-17
  2. Shadows by Robin McKinley - Origami magic 2-12
  3. Hell Bent (Broken Magic, Bk 1) by Devon Monk - Light and Dark magic 3-3
  4. Dead Man's Deal (Asylum Tales, Bk 2) by Jocelynn Drake - Tattoo magic 3-10
  5. Stone Cold (Broken Magic, Bk 2) by Devon Monk 4-21
  6. A Cursed Embrace (Weird Girls, Bk 2) by Cecy Robson 7-5

Once Upon a Time - 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. Soul of Fire (Portals, Bk 2) by Laura Anne Gilman 3-27
  2. Dr Frankenstein's Daughters by Suzanne Weyn 3-28
  3. Indexing :: Seanan McGuire 5-6

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

  1. Tracking the Tempest (Jane True, Bk 2) by Nicole Peeler - half selkie/human and vampire 1-5
  2. Impulse (Southern Arcana, Bk 5) by Moira Rogers - coyote and wolf shifters 1-26
  3. The Huntress by Barbara Karmazin - human and mammalian/reptilian alien  2-18
  4. Blacker Than Black by Rhi Etzweiler - vampire and human/vampire 2-26
  5. Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, Bk 6) by Ilona Andrews 5-19

Days of Yesteryear - published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

  1. Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, Bk 2) by Robin LaFevers 1-31
  2. The Hades Project :: Justin Gustainis 6-27
  3. Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong 7-1

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

  1. Coyote's Creed (Broken Mirrors) by Vaughn R. Demont 2-21
  2. Silver/Steel (Arcada, Bk 2) by Belinda McBride 4-28
  3. Skin Deep [Gray Zone, Bk 3] by Adrienne Wilder 5-14
  4. War (Four Horseman, Bk 2) by T A Chase 5-30

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

  1. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown :: Holly Black 1-20
  2. In the Shadows by Kiersten White 7-2
  3. Rebel Heart [Dust Lands, Bk 2] by Moira Young 7-13

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

  1. Gwen Reaper a Young Adult Paranormal Romance by Jaz Primo 4-1

  2. Winter of the Wolf (Wild Hunt Legacy, Bk 2) by Cherise Sinclair 7-16

Hungry Like the Wolf - werewolf main character.

  1. Half Moon by Jordan Deen 2-17
  2. Pride's Run by Cat Kalen 4-6
  3. Cursed (Cursed, Bk 1) by Rhianne Aile 6-5
  4. Betrayed (Cursed, Bk 2) by Rhianne Aile 6-20
  5. Hot Blooded (Jessica McClain, Bk 2) by Amanda Carlson 7-10

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. River Road [Sentinels of New Orleans, Bk 2]  by Suzanne Johnson 1-24
  2. House Rules (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 7) by Chloe Neill 2-5
  3. Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 8) :: Chloe Neill 2-7

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

  1. Painting the Roses Red by Trish Lamoree 1-22
  2. Texas Gothic (Texas Gothic, Bk 1) by Rosemary Clement-Moore 4-30
  3. The Departed [FBI Psychics, Bk 2] by Shiloh Walker 5-2

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

  1. Clean (Mindspace Investigations, Bk 1) by Alex Hughes 1-14
  2. Sealed With a Curse (Weird Girl, Bk 1) by Cecy Robson 4-26
  3. Fortune's Pawn by Rachel Bach 5-12

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

  1. Tempest Rising (Jane True, Bk 1) by Nicole Peeler 1-2
  2. The 5th Wave (Fifth Wave, Bk 1) by Rick Yancy 1-8 (YA Dystopian, Aliens) 1-8
  3. Clean (Mindspace Investigations, Bk 1) by Alex Hughes 1-14
  4. Painting the Roses Red by Trish Lamoree 1-22
  5. The Huntress by Barbara Karmazin 2-18
  6. Dr Frankenstein's Daughters by Suzanne Weyn 3-28
  7. Gwen Reaper a Young Adult Paranormal Romance by Jaz Primo 4-1
  8. Dark Currents (Agent of Hel, Bk 1) by Jacqueline Carey 4-3
  9. Pride's Run by Cat Kalen 4-6
  10. Lzr-1143 Infection [Book One] by Bryan James 4-10

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

  1. Angel Betrayed (Fallen, Bk 2) by Cynthia Eden - angel of death  2-28
  2. Sharp [Mindspace Investigations, Bk 2] by Alex Hughes 3-24
  3. Dark Currents (Agent of Hel, Bk 1) by Jacqueline Carey 4-3
  4. Wrong Ways Down (Downside, Bk 6) by Stacia Kane 5-24
  5. Hour of the Lion [Wild Hunt Legacy, Bk 1] by Cherise Sinclair 5-27

DIY - Last or most current book in series.

  1. Unite Me: Destroy Me / Fracture Me (Shatter Me) by Tahereh Mafi 4-4
  2. Trail of the Dead (Scarlett Bernard Bk 2) by Melissa F. Olson 4-23
  3. Keeper of the Flame (Dragon Knights) by Bianca D’Arc 4-24

Bonus categories - Non paranormal is purple

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile - not associated with a game or swap.

  1. Tempest Rising (Jane True, Bk 1) by Nicole Peeler 1-2
  2. Tracking the Tempest (Jane True, Bk 2) by Nicole Peeler 1-5
  3. The 5th Wave (Fifth Wave, Bk 1) by Rick Yancy 1-8 (YA Dystopian, Aliens)
  4. Keeping Paige [Divinity Warriors, Bk 3] by Michelle M. Pillow 1-10 (Erotica, Alt. Universe)
  5. Clean (Mindspace Investigations, Bk 1) by Alex Hughes 1-14
  6. This Wicked Game by Michelle Zink 1-17
  7. Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 8) by Chloe Neill 2-7
  8. Shadows by Robin McKinley 2-12
  9. Hell Bent (Broken Magic, Bk 1) by Devon Monk 3-3
  10. Angel in Chains [Fallen, Bk 3] by Cynthia Eden 3-6
  11. Locked in Silence [Grimm's Circle] by Shiloh Walker 3-8
  12. Sharp [Mindspace Investigations, Bk 2] by Alex Hughes 3-24
  13. Gwen Reaper a Young Adult Paranormal Romance by Jaz Primo 4-1
  14. Dark Currents (Agent of Hel, Bk 1) by Jacqueline Carey 4-3
  15. Pride's Run by Cat Kalen 4-6
  16. Lzr-1143 Infection [Book One] by Bryan James 4-10
  17. Trail of the Dead (Scarlett Bernard Bk 2) by Melissa F. Olson 4-23
  18. Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, Bk 6) by Ilona Andrews 5-19
  19. Wrong Ways Down (Downside, Bk 6) by Stacia Kane 5-24

Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend - not including swap books.

  1. Tempest Rising (Jane True, Bk 1) by Nicole Peeler 1-2
  2. Keeping Paige [Divinity Warriors, Bk 3] by Michelle M. Pillow 1-10
  3. Painting the Roses Red by Trish Lamoree 1-22
  4. Sharp [Mindspace Investigations, Bk 2] by Alex Hughes 3-24
  5. Dr Frankenstein's Daughters by Suzanne Weyn 3-28
  6. The Bar Code Prophecy by Suzanne Weyn 3-30
  7. Gwen Reaper a Young Adult Paranormal Romance by Jaz Primo 4-1
  8. Pride's Run by Cat Kalen 4-6
  9. Hour of the Lion [Wild Hunt Legacy, Bk 1] by Cherise Sinclair 5-27

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

  1. The 5th Wave (Fifth Wave, Bk 1) by Rick Yancy 1-8 (YA Dystopian, Aliens) 226 WL
  2. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown :: Holly Black 1-20 117 WL
  3. Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin, Bk 2) by Robin LaFevers 1-31  55 WL
  4. House Rules (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 7) by Chloe Neill 2-5  118 WL
  5. Biting Bad (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 8) :: Chloe Neill 2-7  116 WL


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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5 new 2014 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, romance, erotica) [COMPLETE]

1. Bite Me (Pride, Bk 9) by Shelly Laurenston (completed 5/27/2014) (published 3/25/2014)
2. Burn For Me (Phoenix Fire, Bk 1) by Cynthia Eden (completed 9/3/2014) (published 1/28/2014)
3. Bloodshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 5) by Cassie Alexander (completed 11/1/2014) (published 7/1/2014)
4. Once Burned, Twice Burned (Phoenix Fire, Bk 2) by Cynthia Eden (completed 12/2/2014) (published 4/29/2014)
5. Playing with Fire (Phoenix Fire, Bk 3) by Cynthia Eden (completed 12/3/2014) (published 8/26/2014)

Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires [COMPLETE]

1. Claimed (Dark Protectors, Bk 2) by Rebecca Zanetti (completed 4/11/2014) (Vampires)
2. Turned (Belladonna Agency, Bk 1) by Virna DePaul (completed 4/30/2014) (Vampires)
3. Nightshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 1) by Cassie Alexander (completed 10/16/2014) (Zombies & Vampires)
4. Raphael (Vampires in America, Bk 1) by D. B. Reynolds (completed 11/10/2014) (Vampires
5. Jabril (Vampires in America, Bk 2) by D. B. Reynolds (completed 11/12/2014) (Vampires)

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. [COMPLETE]

1. Already Freakn' Mated (Freakn' Shifters, Bk 3) by Eve Langlais (completed 1/3/14)
2. Wild Cat (Shifters Unbound, Bk 3) by Jennifer Ashley (completed 2/27/2014)
3. Shapeshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 3) by Cassie Alexander (completed 10/28/2014)
4. Rajmund (Vampires in America, Bk 3) by D. B. Reynolds (completed 11/15/2014)
5. Derrick (Circe's Recruits, Bk 3) by Marie Harte (completed 12/5/2014)

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

1. Heart of Stone (Gargoyles, Bk 1) by Christine Warren (completed 3/2/2014) (Heroine is a mage)
2. Magic Possessed (Hidden, Bk 2) by Jaime Rush (completed 3/20/2014) (Hero is a "Deuce" - magic user)
3. Hunted (Dark Protectors, Bk 3) by Rebecca Zanetti (eBook) (completed 4/14/2014) (Heroine is a witch)
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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 (i.e., Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc.).

1. Primal Bonds (Shifters Unbound, Bk 2) by Jennifer Ashley (completed 2/19/2014) (Fae heroine)
2. Little Red and the Wolf by Alison Paige (completed 3/15/2014) (Fairy Tale retelling)
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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). - [COMPLETE]

1. Human and Freakn' (Freakn' Shifters, Bk 4) by Eve Langlais (completed 1/4/2014) (shifter + human)
2. Raphael / Parish (Bayou Heat, Bks 1-2) by Alexandra Ivy, Laura Wright (completed 1/9/2014) (shifter + human)
3. Pride Mates (Shifters Unbound, Bk 1) by Jennifer Ashley (completed 2/18/2014) (shifter + human)
4. Bodyguard (Shifters Unbound, Bk 2.5) by Jennifer Ashley (eBook) (completed 2/21/2014) (shifter + human)
5. Hard Mated (Shifters Unbound, Bk 3.5) by Jennifer Ashley (completed 2/28/2014) (shifter + human)

Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals are okay, too! [COMPLETE]

1. Disenchanted & Co. (Disenchanted & Co., Bk 1) by Lynn Viehl (completed 2/4/2014)
2. Bitter Spirits (Roaring Twenties, Bk 1) by Jenn Bennett (completed 3/4/2014)
3. Reaper's Justice (Shadow Reapers, Bk 1) by Sarah McCarty (completed 6/30/2014)
4. Grim Shadows (Roaring Twenties, Bk 2) by Jenn Bennett (completed 9/1/2014)
5. The Clockwork Wolf (Disenchanted & Co., Bk 2) by Lynn Viehl (completed 10/3/2014)

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

1. Talon / Xavier (Bayou Heat, Bks 5-6) by Alexandra Ivy, Laura Wright (completed 1/12/2014)
2. Reaper's Vow (Shadow Reapers, Bk 2) by Sarah McCarty (completed 7/2/2014)
3. Duncan (Vampires in America, Bk 5) by D. B. Reynolds (eBook) (completed 12/26/2014)
4. Ral's Woman (Zorn Warriors, Bk 1) by Laurann Dohner (eBook) (completed 12/31/2014)
5. Kidnapping Casey (Zorn Warriors, Bk 2) by Laurann Dohner (eBook) (completed 12/31/2014)

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

1. Banishing the Dark (Arcadia Bell, Bk 4) by Jenn Bennett (completed 6/7/2014) (Jupe/Leticia are teens)
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Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werewolf, etc).

1. How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, Bk 1) by Molly Harper (completed 1/25/2014)
2. The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, Bk 2) by Molly Harper (completed 1/28/2014)
3. How to Run with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, Bk 3) by Molly Harper (completed 1/28/2014)
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Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

1. Defying Pack Law (Pack, Bk 1) by Eve Langlais (completed 8/26/2014)
2. Moonshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 2) by Cassie Alexander (completed 10/19/2014)
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Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 books that take place in real cities that are now different (ex: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

1. Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels, Bk 7) by Ilona Andrews (completed 9/13/14) (Atlanta, GA)
2. Burn For Me (Hidden Legacy, Bk 1) by Ilona Andrews (completed 12/15/14) (Houston, TX)
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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 okay, too, for this category only. [COMPLETE]

1. Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper (completed 7/15/2014) (Haunted house)
2. Hotter After Midnight (Midnight, Bk 1) by Cynthia Eden (completed 10/4/2014) (Heroine is a psychic)
3. Talking with the Dead (FBI Psychics, Bk 0.5) by Shiloh Walker (eBook) (completed 11/23/2014) (Hero is a psychic/Ghosts)
4. The Missing (FBI Psychics, Bk 1) by Shiloh Walker (completed 11/25/2014) (Heroine is psychic)
5. Keep Me Safe (Slow Burn, Bk 1) by Maya Banks (completed 11/29/2014) Heroine is psychic)

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

1. Dragon Awakened (Hidden, Bk 1) by Jaime Rush (completed 3/11/2014)
2. Fated (Dark Protectors, Bk 1) by Rebecca Zanetti (completed 4/9/2014)
3. Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, Bk 1) by Ilona Andrews (completed 5/8/2014)
4. Binding Krista (Fallon Mates, Bk 1) by Jory Strong (eBook) (completed 5/9/2014)
5. Circle of Fire (Damask Circle, Bk 1) by Keri Arthur (completed 5/14/2014)

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

1. Nightfall (Dark Age Dawning, Bk 1) by Ellen Connor (completed 1/16/2014)
2. Dragon Lord by Kaitlyn O'Connor (completed 2/8/2014)
3. Feral (Lycan Warriors, Bk 1) by Nathalie Gray (completed 7/10/2014)
4. Roane (Circe's Recruits, Bk 1) by Marie Harte (eBook) (completed 12/4/2014) (share middle name)
5. Zack & Ace (Circe's Recruits, Bk 2) by Marie Harte (eBook) (completed 12/4/2014) (share middle name)

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). - [COMPLETE]

1. Circle of Death (Damask Circle, Bk 2) by Keri Authur (completed 5/17/2014) (Hero is a paranormal P.I.)
2. Circle of Desire (Damask Circle, Bk 3) by Keri Arthur (completed 5/18/2014) (Hero is a cop)
3. Protect and Defend (True Mate Wolf, Bk 1) by Francesca Hawley (completed 6/15/2014)
4. Midnight Sins (Midnight, Bk 2) by Cynthia Eden (completed 10/8/2014) (Hero is a cop)
5. The Departed (FBI Psychics, Bk 2) by Shiloh Walker (completed 11/28/2014) (Hero is an FBI Agent)
 

DIY - Read 1-5 paranormal anthologies/compilations

1. Murder by Magic anthology by Rosemary Edghill (Editor) (completed 1/24/2014)
2. When He Was Bad: Miss Congeniality / Wicked Ways by Shelly Laurenston and Cynthia Eden (completed 10/5/2014)
3. Star Quality anthology by Lori Foster, Lucy Monroe, and Dianne Castell (completed 10/26/2014)
4. Vampires in America: The Vignette, Vol 1 by D. B. Reynolds (eBook) (completed 12/26/2014)
5.

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

1. Consumed (Dark Protectors, Bk 4) by Rebecca Zanetti (completed 4/15/2014)
2. Deadshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 4) by Cassie Alexander (completed 10/30/2014)
3. Heat Chronicles, Vol 1: In Heat / Desert Heat (Bks 1-2) by Leigh Wyndfield (completed 11/2/2014)
4. Sophia (Vampires in America, Bk 4) by D. B. Reynolds (completed 12/24/2014)
5. Lucas (Vampires in America, Bk 6) by D. B. Reynolds (completed 12/29/2014)
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Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend [COMPLETE]

1. Jungle Freakn' Bride (Freakn' Shifters, Bk 5) by Eve Langlais (completed 1/6/2014) (friend)
2. Bayon / Jean-Baptiste (Bayou Heat, Bks 3-4) by Alexandra Ivy, Laura Wright (completed 1/10/2014) (friend)
3. Alien Mate (Alien Mates, Bk 1-3) by Eve Langlais (completed 10/12/2014) (friend)
4. Heat Chronicles, Vol 2: Icy Heat / Veiled Heat (Bks 3-4) by Leigh Wyndfield (completed 11/4/2014) (friend)
5. The Reunited (FBI Psychics, Bk 3) by Shiloh Walker (completed 12/18/2014) (FIFO)

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher

1. Stone Cold Lover (Gargoyles, Bk 2) by Christine Warren (completed 9/16/2014) (74 wishers at time of posting)
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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5 new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

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5.

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

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4.
5.

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.

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4.
5.

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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4.
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).

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2.
3.
4.
5.

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

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3.
4.
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!

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4.
5.

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

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3.
4.
5.

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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3.
4.
5.

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

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2.
3.
4.
5.

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

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4.
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).

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3.
4.
5.

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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3.
4.
5.

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

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4.
5.

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).

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4.
5.

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

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5.

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

1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

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

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2.
3.
4.
5.

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.

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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.

1. Blonde with a Wand (Babes on Brooms, Bk 1) - Vicki Lewis Thompson (9-7)
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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).

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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).

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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!

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

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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).

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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. No Humans Involved (Women of the Otherworld, Bk 7) - Kelley Armstrong (Audio)  2-1
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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).

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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).

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Non-Paranormal/Ebooks - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.

1. First Ink (Wicked Ink Chronicles) - Laura Wright 1/9
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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 +1

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. Night Broken by Patricia Briggs   06/02/2014
 
2.  How to run with a naked werewolf by Molly Harper 04/27/14
 
3.  Shifting Shadows by Patricia Briggs   09/27/14
 
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Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

1. Dark Wolf by Christine Feehan  08/17/2014
 
2. Innocent Blood, by Rebecca Cantrell and James Rollins (#2 in The Order of the Sanguines ) 05/11/14
 
3.Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris   04/17/2014
 
4.Misguided Angel by Melissa De La Cruz 04/19/2014
 
5.Dark Storm by Christine Feehan   05/23/14

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.The Perfect Hope by Nora Roberts - Book 3 of the Inn Boonsboro Trilogy 03/26/14
 
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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.

1. A Witch's Handbook of Kisses and Curses by Molly Harper 1/14/14.
 
2. Shadow Spell by Nora Roberts 10/03/14
 
3.White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison 10/27/14
 
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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. Curses!: A f***ed up fairy tale by J. A. Kazimer  07/11/14
 
2.  Iced by Karen Marie Moning  04/26/14
 
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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. The Undead in My Bed by Katie MacAlister, Molly Harper and Jessica Sims  02/11/14 
 
2.Kiss of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon  07/19/14
 
3.Born of Fury by Sherrilyn Kenyon  07/23/14
 
4. A Witch's Beauty by Joey W. Hill 08/20/14
 
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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!

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

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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.  Dragon's Oath by P.C.Cast & Kristin Cast   1/26/14
2.  Hidden by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast     02/08/14
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Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

1.Dark Lycan by Christine Feehan 07/03/14
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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.

1. Better Homes and Hauntings by Molly Harper 09/20/2014
2.`The Next Always by Nora Roberts 03/04/2014
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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).

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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).

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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 10 books from your TBR Pile

1. Freedom by Daniel Suarez   05/22/14
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Can't Wait for those New Releases - New 2014 Releases
1.  Clean Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles, Bk 1) by Ilona Andrews  completed: 10/24   
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Flesh & Blood - Zombies or Vampires
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That Old Black Magic - Magic Users
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Days of Yesteryear Before 2004 or alternate history historicals
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Beefcake - Male author, lead, or yummy cover 
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The Kids are Alright YA 
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Monster Mash - Monster in title
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Hungry Like the Wolf 
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Not in Kansas Any More - Real cities that are different (Chicagoland or Ilona Andrews)
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Paranormal Law & Order
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Angels and Demons
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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

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

  1. Terminated (Revivalist, Bk 3) Author: Rachel Caine READ 1/13
  2. Ice Station Zombie Author: JE Gurley READ 1/18
  3. In Darkness We Must Abide: The Complete First Season: Episodes 1-5 (Volume 1) Author: Rhiannon Frater READ 1/14
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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.

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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

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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).

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

  1.  A Werewolf in Manhattan (Wild About You, Bk 1) Author: Vicki Lewis Thompson READ 1/19
  2.  Shadowed Moon: Wilder's Mate / Hunter's Prey (Bloodhounds) Author: Moira Rogers READ 1/21
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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!

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

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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. The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, Bk 1) Author: Rae Carson READ 1/22
  2. The Crown of Embers (Fire and Thorns, Bk 2) Author: Rae Carson READ 1/24
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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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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. Malice (The Faithful and the Fallen) Author: John Gwynne (new to me author) READ 1/26
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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. Rogue (Werecats, Bk 2) Author: Rachel Vincent (she is an enforcer) READ 2/1
  2. The Better Part of Darkness (Charlie Madigan, Bk 1) Author: Kelly Gay (she is ITF- Integration Task Force) READ 2/2
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DIY - Have a great idea that didn't make the list? Create your own category here.
BOOKS my sister bugged me to read (or buddies suggested to me):

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BONUS CATEGORIES

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

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  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book. Iron Night: A Generation V Novel Author: M. L. Brennan; Black Dog: (Hellhound Chronicles, Bk 1) Author: Caitlin Kittredge
  2. Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires. The First Days: As the World Dies
    Author: Rhiannon Frater, Fighting to Survive: As the World Dies, Book Two Author: Rhiannon Frater
  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. Horizon (Aftertime, Bk 3) Author: Sophie Littlefield
  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.  Dirty Magic (Prospero's War) Author: Jaye Wells
  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). Murder of Crows (Others, Bk 2) Author: Anne Bishop
  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. Half-Off Ragnarok (Incryptid, Bk 3) Author: Seanan McGuire
  9. The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen. Chimera (Chimera, Bk 1) Author: Rob Thurman
  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. Full Blooded (Jessica McClain, Bk 1)
    Author: Amanda Carlson
  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. Sparrow Hill Road - Seanan McGuire
  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). Written In Red (Others, Bk 1) Author: Anne Bishop
  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. First time author: Night Owls (Night Owls, Bk 1) Author: Lauren M. Roy

Bonus categories

  1. Read 10 books from your TBR Pile Hellbent (Cheshire Red Reports, Bk 2) Author: Cherie Priest
  2. Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
  3. Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher Hunted (Iron Druid Chronicles, Bk 6) Author: Kevin Hearne


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

  1. Night Broken by Patricia Briggs
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Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

  1. The Reanimation of Edward Schuett by Derek J. Goodman
  2. Day By Day Armageddon by JL Bourne
  3. The First Days by Rhiannon Frater
  4. Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs
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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.

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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

  1.  Spider's Bite by Jennifer Estep
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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. A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire
  2. Storm Born by Richelle Mead
  3. Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead
  4. Iron Crowned by Richelle Mead
  5. Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs

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

  1.  Halfway To The Grave by Jeaniene Frost
  2.  One Foot In The Grave by Jeaniene Frost
  3.  Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs
  4.  River Marked by Patricia Briggs
  5.  Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

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

  1. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  2. Covet by J. R. Ward
  3. Superman: Earth One by J. Michael Straczynski, Shane Davis
  4. Slashback by Rob Thurman
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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. Dust & Decay by Jonathan Maberry
  2. Through The Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter
  3. Flesh & Bone by Jonathan Maberry
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Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

  1. Mark Of The Demon by Diana Rowland
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Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

  1. Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
  2. Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
  3. Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright
  4. Mercy Thompson: Homecoming by Patricia Briggs
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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.

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

  1. Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire
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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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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. Precinct 13 by Tate Halloway
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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

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Not too late for the party, I hope!

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

1. Harry's Sacrifice (Resonance Mates 05) by Bianca D'arc (308p) 03/14
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Flesh & Blood - feature either Zombies or Vampires.

1. Damien (Nightwalkers 04) by Jacquelyn Frank (01/14)
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Third Time's the Charm - part of a Trilogy, are book 3 in a series, or have the Number 3 in the title.

1. At Grave's End (Night Huntress 03) by Jeaniene Frost (01/14)
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That Old Black Magic - main character that uses magic in some form IE witches, warlocks etc.

1. The Grimoire of the Lamb by Kevin Hearne (01/14)
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Once Upon a Time 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 a couple that are different species (human + vamp, shifter + vamp and so on).

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Days of Yesteryear - published or take place before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!

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

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

1. Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson 02) by Rick Riordan (audio) 01/14
2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (HP 03) by J.K. Rowling (audio) 01/14
3. The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson 03) by Rick Riordan (audio) 02/14
4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (HP 04) by J.K. Rowling (audio) 03/14
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Monster Mash - monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).

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Hungry Like the Wolf - werewolf main character.

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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. Magic Bites (Kate Daniels 01) by Ilona Andrews 01/14 (audio)
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You're the One that I Haunt - 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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You’re Number One - First in series 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 - Books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

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

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Historical Paranormal Romance - take place before 1900

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Here in the dark...sitting in a tin can - science fiction
 
1.  Pursued (Brides of the Kindred 06) by Evangeline Anderson 01/14
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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2014 releases of any paranormal book.

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

  1. Bound by Night by Larissa Ione
  2. Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
  3. One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
  4. Forbidden Nights with a Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks
  5. Secret Life of a Vampire

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. Shadow City by Diana Pharaoh Francis
  2. Hammered by Kevin Hearne
  3. Hidden by Sophie Jordan
  4. Hands of Flame by C.E. Murphy
  5. Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins

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

  1.  Triad by Lauren Dane
  2.  Heart of Darkness by Lauren Dane
  3.  Hounded by Kevin Hearne
  4.  Hexed by Kevin Hearne
  5. Tricked by Kevin Hearne

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)

  1.  Elizabeth's Wolf
  2. My Lord Eternity by Alexandra Ivy
  3.  Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris
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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!

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

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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. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
  2. The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead
  3. Delirum by Lauren Oliver
  4. Firelight by Sophie Jordan
  5. Vanish by Sophie Jordan

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.

  1. Hungry Like a Wolf by Christine Warren
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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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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).

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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).

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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

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

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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5 new 2014 releases of any paranormal book (UF, YA, mystery, romance, erotica)

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

1. Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, Bk6) by Richelle Mead
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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. The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines, Bk3) by Richelle Mead
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That Old Black Magic - Read 1-5 paranormal books that has a main character that uses magic in some form (i.e., witches, warlocks, etc.)

1. The Golden Lily (Bloodlines, Bk2) by Richelle Mead
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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 (i.e., Cinder, Pride & Prejudice & Zombies, Fables graphic novels, etc.).

1. Iron Kissed (Mercy Thompson #3) by Patricia Briggs
2. Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson #5) by Patricia Briggs
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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. Timeless (The Parasol Protectorate #5) by Gail Carriger 
2. The Fiery Heart (Bloodlines #4) by Richelle Mead
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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 are okay, too!

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

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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. Forgive My Fins by Tera Lynn Childs
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Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werewolf, etc).

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

1. Desire Unchained (Demonica #2) by Larissa Ione
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Not in Kansas Anymore - Read 1-5 books that take place in real cities that are now different (ex: Chicagoland Vampire Series, St Louis from the Anita Blake books).

1. Heartless (The Parasol Protectorate #4) by Gail Carriger 
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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 okay, too, for this category only.

1.  Bone Crossed (Mercy Thompson, Bk4) by Patricia Briggs
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You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

1. Pleasure Unbound (Demonica #1) by Larissa Ione
2. Bloodlines (Bloodlines, Bk1) by Richelle Mead
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Pleased to Meet You Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that share your name (first, middle or last).

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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).

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DIY - Read 1-5 paranormal anthologies

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I am a little late to the party but I want to join.

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

  1. Act of Mercy by Mandy M. Roth
  2. Bite Me by Shelly Laurenston
  3. Beyond Jealousy by Kit Rocha
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Flesh & Blood - Read 1-5 paranormal books that feature either Zombies or Vampires.

  1. When Darkness Comes by Alexandria Ivy
  2. Amaury's Hellion by Tina Folsom
  3. Sampson's Lovely Mortal by Tina Flosom
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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. Carnal Secrets by Suzanne Wright
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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.

  1. Black Widow Demon by Paula Altenberg
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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).

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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. Embracing Silence by N.J. Walters
  2. C791 by Eve Langlais
  3. Rule Breaker by Lora Leigh
  4. Bad Moon Rising by Sherrilynn Kenyon
  5. Bengal's Heart by Lora Leigh

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. Beyond a Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning
  2. Fantastical by Kristen Ashley
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Beefcake - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or Fabio-esque 6 pack god gracing the cover.

  1. Critical Intelligence by Mandy M. Roth
  2. Haunting Blackie by Laurann Dohner
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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).

  1. Wolf Protector by Milly Taiden
  2. Lions Heat by Lora Leigh
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Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.

  1. An Alpha's Path by Carrie Ann Ryan
  2. Twilight Hunter by Kait Ballenger
  3. Dark Awakening by T.A. Grey
  4. Navarro's Promise by Lora Leigh
  5. Reluctantly Lycan by Jez Strider

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. Stygian's Honor by Lora Leigh
  2. Stone Guardian by Danielle Monsch
  3. Night Game by Christine Feehan
  4. Mind Game by Christine Feehan
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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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You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.

  1. Ral's Woman by Laurann Dohner
  2. Ecstasy Unbound by Setta Jay
  3. Burn for Me by Cynthia Eden
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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. Queen of Swords by Katee Robert
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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. Conspiracy Game by Christine Feehan
  2. Immortal Ops by Mandy M. Roth
  3. Lawe's Justice by Lora Leigh
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DIY -  Anthologies

  1. Enthralled 
  2. Tied with a Bow
  3. Hot for the Holidays
  4. Magical Christmas Cat
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Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

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1. Can't Wait for those New Releases
1.Shattered by Teri Terry
2.Expiration Day by William Powell
3.Enders by Lissa Price


2.Flesh & Blood 
1.The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella by Stephenie Meyer
2.Masquerade by Melissa de la Cruz
3.The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods, Bk 4) by Melissa de la Cruz


3.Third Time's the Charm done.
1.Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan
2.Razors Edge by Sherri L. King
3.Revelations (Blue Bloods, Bk3) by Melissa De La Cruz


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.
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5.Once Upon a Time - Read a paranormal book that has fae, elves, goblins 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. Kitty Raises Hell (Kitty Norville, Bk 6) by Carrie Vaughn  genie
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6.Interspecies Love -done
1.Ravenous (Horde Wars, Bk 1) by Sherri L. King
2.Wanton Fire (Horde Wars, Bk 2) by Sherri L. King
3.Conquest: No Escape / No Fear (Trek Mi Q'an) by Jaid Black


7.Days of Yesteryear - Read 1-5 books that were either published   before 2004. Steampunk and paranormal alternate history or historicals OK too!
1.Death Row The Hunter Jaid Black
2.Death Row The Fugitive Jaid Black
3.Death Row The Avenger Jaid Black


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.Warrior: God of Fire / Kieran the Black by Julia Templeton & Jaid Black
2.Manaconda by Sherri King, Lora Leigh, Jaid Black wl 58
3.Seized (Trek Mi Q'an, Bk 1.5) by Jaid Black


9.The Kids are Alright - Read 1-5 Books that are Young Adult or have predominant characters that are a child/teen.
1. The Gates of Paradise by Melissa de la Cruz
2. Misguided Angel (A Blue Bloods, Bk 5) by Melissa De La Cruz
3. Starters by Lissa Price

10.Monster Mash - Read 1-5 books that have a monster in the title (vampire, zombie, werwolf, etc).
1.Dragon's Fire (Shadow of the Dragon, Bk 2) by Tielle St. Clare
2.Stray by Rachel Vincent
3.Young Vampires in Love (Young Vampires, Bk 1) by Mardi Ballou


11.Hungry Like the Wolf - Read 1-5 books that have a werewolf main character.
1.Kitty Goes to Washington (Kitty Norville, Bk 2) by Carrie Vaughn
2.Kitty's House of Horrors (Kitty Norville, Bk 7)
3.Kitty and the Silver Bullet (Kitty Norville, Bk 4) by Carrie Vaughn


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.Article 5 (Article 5, Bk 1) by Kristen Simmons
2.Breaking Point (Article 5, Bk 2) by Kristen Simmons
3.Three (Article 5, Bk 3) by Kristen Simmons


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.Third Grave Dead Ahead (Charley Davidson, Bk 3) by Darynda Jones
2.Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet (Charley Davidson, Bk 4) by Darynda Jones
3.Fifth Grave Past the Light (Charley Davidson, Bk 5) by Darynda Jones


14.You’re Number One - Read 1-5 first books in a series or that contain the #1 in the title.
1.Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville, Bk 1) by Carrie Vaughn
2.The Empress' New Clothes (Trek Mi Q'an, Bk 1) by Jaid Black
3.Midnight in Death (In Death) by J. D. Robb


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.Revolution 19 by Gregg Rosenblum
2.Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne
3.The Compound (Compound, Bk 1) by S. A. Bodeen


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.Kitty's Big Trouble (Kitty Norville, Bk 9) wl 55
2.Kitty Goes to War (Kitty Norville, Bk 8)
3.Kitty Takes a Holiday (Kitty Norville, Bk 3) by Carrie Vaughn


17.DIY -kids books that are scifi/dystopia don't fit anywhere else
1.Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz
2.Outside In (Insider, Bk 2) by Maria V. Snyder
3.The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch
 

Bonus categories
Read 10 books from your TBR Pile
1. Strictly Taboo: Naughty Nancy / Barbarian / Nemesis by Jaid Black
2. Bedtime, Playtime: Warlord / Adam 483: Man or Machine? / Bachelorette by Sherri L King, Ruth D. Kerce, Jaid Black
3. Bloody Valentine (Blue Bloods) by Melissa De La Cruz
4. Savage Drift (Monument 14, Bk 3) by Emmy Laybourne
5. Wicked Appetite (Lizzy and Diesel, Bk 1) by Janet Evanovich
6. The Hunted Trackers / Besieged Author: J. W. McKenna, Jaid Black
7. Water Wars by Cameron Stracher
8. The Limit by Kristen Landon
9. The Giver (Giver, Bk 1) by Lois Lowry
10.Slated by Teri Terry

2.Read 5 books to post to FIFO or directly to a friend
1.Animals: A Novel by Don LePan
2.Inside Out (Insider, Bk 1) by Maria V. Snyder
3.Enslaved (Trek Mi Q'an, Bk 3) by Jaid Black
4.Four by Veronica Roth
5.Monument 14 (Monument 14, Bk 1) by Emmy Laybourne

3.Read 5 books with a 50 WL or Higher
1. Divergent by Veronica Roth wl 109
2. Allegiant by Veronica Roth wl 885
3. Insurgent by Veronica Roth wl 771
4. Lost in Time (Blue Bloods, Bk 6) by Melissa de la Cruz wl 67
5. Ashfall by Mike Mullin wl 59



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[New post because my old one apparently has gotten corrupted.]

Challenge completed 6/29/2014 (I just got it done before midyear).

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

1. Disenchanted & Co. (Disenchanted, Bk 1) by Lynn Viehl [completed: 2/5]
2. River of Dreams (Nine Kingdoms, Bk 8) by Lynn Kurland [completed: 2/21]
3. Black Arts (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 7) by Faith Hunter [completed: 3/11]
4. The Tropic of Serpents (Memoirs of Lady Trent, Bk 2) by Marie Brennan [completed: 3/21]
5. That Touch of Magic by Lucy March [completed: 4/5]

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

1. After Dead by Charlaine Harris [completed: 1/1]
2. Wicked After Midnight (Blud, Bk 3) by Delilah S. Dawson [completed: 3/3]
3. Ghost Train to New Orleans (The Shambling Guides, Bk 2) by Mur Lafferty [completed: 5/23] 
4. Nice Girls Don't Live Forever (Jane Jameson, Bk 3) by Molly Harper [completed: 6/2]

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. Terminated (Revivalist, Bk 3) by Rachel Caine [completed: 1/2]
2. Charms and Chocolate Chips (Magical Bakery, Bk 3) by Bailey Cates [completed: 1/24]
3. Stormhaven (Whyborne & Griffin, Bk 3) by Jordan L. Hawk [completed: 2/9]
4. Succubus Dreams (Georgina Kincaid, Bk 3) by Richelle Mead [completed: 2/24]
5. Property (Psycop, Bks 3 & 4) by Jordan Castillo Price [completed: 4/30]

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

1. A Potion to Die For (Magic Potion, Bk 1) by Heather Blake [completed: 1/10]
2. What's a Witch to Do? (Midnight Magic, Bk 1) by Jennifer Harlow [completed: 1/13]
3. The Scroll of Years (Gaunt and Bone, Bk 1) by Chris Willrich [completed: 3/31]
4. Carousel Sun (Carousel Tides, Bk 2) by Sharon Lee [completed: 4/19]
5. Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal [completed: 6/9]

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

1. Spellcrossed by Barbara Ashford [completed: 1/23]
2. Indexing by Seanan McGuire [completed: 1/26]
3. Angel's Ink (Asylum Tales, Bk 1) by Jocelynn Drake [completed: 3/13]
4. The Sharpest Blade (Shadow Reader, Bk 3) by Sandy Williams  [completed: 3/27]
5. Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine [completed: 4/7]

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

1. Darkness Unmasked (Dark Angels, Bk 5) by Keri Arthur [completed: 1/18]
2. A Taste of Ice (Elementals, Bk 2) by Hanna Martine [completed: 2/8]
3. Darkness Splintered (Dark Angels, Bk 6) by Keri Arthur [completed: 2/17]
4. Deadshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 4) by Cassie Alexander [completed: 3/4]
5. Werewolf Sings the Blues (Midnight Magic, Bk 2) by Jennifer Harlow [completed: 4/9]

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

1. Threshold (Whyborne and Griffin, Bk 2) by Jordan L. Hawke [completed: 1/30]
2. Fiddlehead (Clockwork Century, Bk 5) by Cherie Priest [completed: 2/16]
3. Bitter Spirits (Roaring Twenties, Bk 1) by Jenn Bennett [completed: 5/19]
4. Kindred of Darkness (James Asher, Bk 5) by Barbara Hambly [completed: 4/25]
5. Masks by Karen Chance [completed: 6/8] 

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

1. Clean (Mindspace Investigations, Bk 1) by Alex Hughes [completed: 1/31]
2. Iron Night (Generation V, Bk 2) by M.L. Brennan [completed: 3/24]
3. Wicked Gentlemen by Ginn Hale [completed: 4/22]
4. Three Princes by Ramona Wheeler [completed: 5/26]
5. Thieves’ Quarry (Thieftaker Chronicles, Bk 2) by D.B. Jackson [completed: 6/11] 

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

1. Daylighters (Morganville Vampires, Bk 15) by Rachel Caine [completed: 1/2]
2. The Fiery Heart (Bloodlines, Bk 4) by Richelle Meade [completed: 1/10]
3. Dreams of the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn [completed: 2/18]
4. Perfect Lies (Mind Games, Bk 2) by Kiersten White [completed: 3/25]
5. The Song of the Quarkbeast (The Chronicles of Kazam, Bk 2) by Jasper Fforde [completed: 5/16]

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

1. To Dance With the Devil (Blood Singer, Bk 6) by Cat Adams [completed: 1/30]
2. How to Run with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, Bk 3) by Molly Harper [completed: 2/2]
3. Mind Over Monsters (F.R.E.A.K.S. Squad, Bk 1) by Jennifer Harlow [completed: 2/2]
4. Succubus Shadows (Georgina Kincaid, Bk 5) by Richelle Mead [completed: 2/26]
5. To Catch a Vampire (F.R.E.A.K.S. Squad, Bk 2) by Jennifer Harlow [completed: 2/28]

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

1. Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Bk 1) by Maggie Stiefvater [completed: 1/7]
2. Brazen by Kelley Armstrong [completed: 3/7]
3. Written In Red (Others, Bk 1) by Anne Bishop [completed: 3/18] 
4. Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, Bk 8) by Patricia Briggs [completed: 3/21]
5. The Clockwork Wolf (Disenchanted & Co., Bk 2) by Lynn Viehl [completed: 4/27]

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. Hellhound (Deadtown, Bk 5) by Nancy Holzner [completed: 2/9]
2. Sharp (Mindspace Investigations, Bk 2) by Alex Hughes [completed: 3/8]
3. The Undead Pool (Hollows, Bk 12) by Kim Harrison [completed: 3/16]
4. The Merchant of Dreams (Night's Masque, Bk 2) by Anne Lyle [completed: 3/22]
5. Half-Off Ragnarok (Incryptid, Bk 3) by Seanan McGuire [completed: 5/14]

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. Lost Souls (Caitlynn O'Connell, Bk 2) by Delilah Devlin [completed: 1/23]
2. Murder on the House (Haunted Home Renovations, Bk 3) by Juliet Blackwell [completed: 3/17]
3. Blood Rights (House of Comarre, Bk 1) by Kirsten Painter [completed: 4/8]
4. Home For the Haunting (Haunted Home Renovation, Bk 4) by Juliet Blackwell [completed: 4/8]
5. Touch (Queen of the Dead, Bk 2) by Michelle Sagara [completed: 5/17]

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

1. Heart of Stone (Gargoyles, Bk 1) by Christine Warren [completed: 2/22]
2. Sorcerer's Luck (The Runemaster, Bk 1) by Katherine Kerr [completed: 2/26]
3. Hell Bent (Broken Magic, Bk 1) by Devon Monk [completed: 4/2]
4. Justice (Galilee Falls, Bk 1) by Jennifer Harlow ​[completed: 4/11]
5. Pall in the Family (Family Fortune, Bk 1) by Dawn Eastman [completed: 4/1]

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 Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker [completed: 1/20]
2. Widdershins (Whyborne & Griffin, Bk 1) by Jordan L. Hawk [completed: 1/26]
3. A Study in Silks (Baskerville Affair, Bk 1) by Emma Jane Holloway [completed: 1/14]
4. The Alchemist of Souls (Night's Masque, Bk 1) by Anne Lyle [completed: 2/11]
5. Partners (Psycop, Bks 1 & 2) by Jordan Castillo Price [completed: 4/27] 

Paranormal Law & OrderRead 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. Death Takes a Holiday (F.R.E.A.K.S. Squad, Bk 3) by Jennifer Harlow [completed: 3/6]
2. Hell Cop anthology [completed: 4/13]
3. Galilee Rising (Galilee Falls, Bk 2) by Jennifer Harlow [completed: 4/20]
4. Silver Mirrors (Apparatus Infernum, Bk 2) by A.A. Aguirre [completed: 6/19]
5. London Falling (James Quill, Bk 1) by Paul Cornell [completed: 6/23]

Local Color (or, Subway Series) – Read 1-5 books set in my own area, i.e. New York City and environs.

1. The Grendel Affair (SPI Files, Bk 1) by Lisa Shearin [completed: 4/12]
2. Kiss and Spell (Enchanted, Inc., Bk 7) by Shanna Swendson [completed: 5/24]
3. Sylvan Investigations by Laura Anne Gilman [completed: 6/11]
4. Shield of Winter (Psy/Changelings, Bk 13) by Nalini Singh [completed: 6/15]
5. Hunted by the Others (H&W Investigations, BK 1) by Jess Haines [completed: 6/29]

Bonus categories

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

1. A Taste of Crimson (Crimson City, Bk 2) by Marjorie M. Liu [completed: 1/17]
2. Battle (House War, Bk 5) by Michelle West [completed: 2/16]
3. Succubus Revealed (Georgina Kincaid, Bk 6) by Richelle Mead [completed: 2/27]
4. Heavy Metal (Goddesses Rising, Bk 2) by Natalie J. Damschroder [completed: 4/4]
5. An Officer's Duty (Theirs Not to Reason Why, Bk 2) by Jean Johnson [completed: 5/7]
6. Hellfire (Their Not to Reason Why, Bk 3) by Jean Johnson [completed: 5/9]
7. City of Lost Dreams (City of Dark Magic, Bk 2) by Magnus Flyte [completed: 5/10]
8. Victories (Shadow Grail, Bk 4) by Rosemary Edghill and Mercedes Lackey [completed: 5/17]
9. The Immortal Crown (Age of X, Bk 2) by Richelle Mead [completed: 6/19]
10. White Heart of Justice (Noon Onyx, Bk 3) by Jill Archer [completed: 6/21] 
 

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

1. Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter graphic novel by Laurell K. Hamilton etc. [completed: 1/6]
2. Succubus Heat (Georgina Kincaid, Bk 4) by Richelle Mead [completed: 2/24]
3. An Agreement with Hell by Dru Pagliassotti [completed: 4/16]
4. A Certain Wolfish Charm (Westfield Wolves, Bk 1) by Lydia Dare [completed: 4/4]
5. Ghost Star Night by Nicole Kimberling [completed: 4/12]
 

Read 5 books with a 50 WL or higher

1. Stone Cold (Broken Magic, Bk 2) by Devon Monk [completed: 4/3]
2. Sea of Shadows (Age of Legends, Bk 1) by Kelley Armstrong [completed: 5/2]
3. Midnight Crossroad (Midnight, Texas, Bk 1) by Charlaine Harris [completed: 5/21]
4. The Goodbye Witch (Wishcraft, Bk 4) by Molly Harper [completed: 6/14]
5. A Shiver of Light (Merry Gentry, Bk 9) by Laurell Hamilton [completed: 6/18]

 


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

  1. Into the Darkness, by K.F. Breene
  2. Braving the Elements, by K.F. Breene
  3. On a Razors Edge, By K.F. Breene
  4. Demons, by K.F. Breene
  5. Chosen, by K.F. Breene

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.

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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

  1.  The Line (Witching Savannah Book 1), By J.D. Horn
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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).

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

  1.  Braving the Elements, by K.F. Breene
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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!

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

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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).

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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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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).

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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).

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BONUS CATEGORIES

Read 10 books from your TBR Pile

  1.  Trunk Mucic, Harry Bosch Novel, By Michael Connelly 
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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

  1. Insurgent, Veronica Roth
  2. Allegiant, Veronia Roth
  3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Steig Larson
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