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This is me:

 

Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-5  new 2015 releases of any paranormal book.

  1. The Shadows by J.R. Ward
  2. Sweep in Peace by Ilona Andrews
  3. Pocket Apocalypse by Seanan McGuire
  4. The Master Magician by Charlie Holmberg
  5. Spider's Trap by Jennifer Estep

Blood is Not Enough - Read 1-5 books that involve bloodshed or have "blood" in the title.

  1. Bled and Breakfast by Michelle Rowan
  2. A Red Rose Chain by Seanan McGuire
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Broken Hearted - Read 1-5 books that have a break up or death.

  1. Rain: A Zombie Novel by Shaun Harbinger
  2. Wanderlust by Ann Aguirre
  3. Replica by Jenna Black
  4. Wanderlust by Ann Aguirre
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Double Double Toil & Trouble - Read 1-5 books involving magic users, witches, warlocks, fae, etc.

  1. The Paper Magician by Charlie Holmberg
  2. The Glass Magician by Charlie Holmberg
  3. Low Midnight by Carrie Vaughn
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The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

  1. Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire
  2. Midnight Blue-Light Special by Seanan McGuire
  3. Half-Off Ragnarok by Seanan McGuire
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Calling Miss Cleo - Read 1-5 books that involve psychic phenomena, premonitions, tarot, etc.

  1. Ghost Seer by Robin Owens
  2. Ghost Layer by Robin Owens
  3. Fatal Fortune by Victoria Laurie
  4. Sense of Deception by Victoria Laurie
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Hellbent for Leather Read 1-5 books that have cover art featuring tattoos, weapons or leather clad yumminess.

  1. Doubleblind by Ann Aguirre
  2. Killbox by Ann Aguirre
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1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-5 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).

  1. Eighth Grave And No Body by Darynda Jones
  2. The Kraken King by Meljean Brook
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Let's Hear it For the Boys - Read 1-5 Books that has a male author, a male lead character or male name in the title.

  1. Night's Honor by Thea Harrison
  2. Shattered by Kevin Hearne
  3. Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch
  4. Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch
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Teenage Wasteland - Read 1-5 Books that are Young or New Adult (main character in their teens or 20s).

  1. City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
  2. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  3. Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
  4. Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong
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Lions, Tigers & Bears, OH MY! - Read 1-5 books that have shapeshifters other than werewolves.

  1. Shifting Shadows by Patricia Briggs
  2. Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews
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No Passport Required - Read 1-5 that take place in a different country, a fictional place (foreign or domestic) or where the characters take a trip during the book.

  1. Dreams of the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn
  2. Black Widow by Jennifer Estep
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New To MeRead 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

  1. Silence by Michelle Sagara
  2. Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
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Watching the Detectives- Read 1-5 books that are paranormal mysteries or involve private investigators/police.

  1. After the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn
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Collecting Dust - Read 1-5 books that have been on your TBR for 1 year or more or that you had WL'ed for 1 year or more.

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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

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Read 5 Non WL books

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Forgot all about the challenge! Here is my list; * = ongoing or planned. [LINK to the challenge discussion]

COMPLETED June 28 2015

Can't Wait for Those New Releases - Read 1-5 new 2015 releases of any paranormal book.

  1. Dreamer's Daughter (Nine Kingdoms, Bk 9) by Lynn Kurland: 3/6
  2. The Just City by Jo Walton: 3/19
  3. The Exile (Fae, Bk 1) by C.T. Adams: 3/22
  4. Infinity Bell (House Immortal, Bk 2) by Devon Monk: 3/29
  5. Of Noble Family (Glamourist Histories, Bk 5) by Mary Robinette Kowal: 6/6

Blood Is Not Enough - Read 1-5 books that involve bloodshed or have "blood" in the title.

  1. The Crimson Campaign (The Powder Mage, Bk 2) by Brian McClellan: 1/21
  2. Summer Moon (Celtic Wolves, Bk 2) by Jan DeLima: 2/8
  3. Tainted Blood (Generation V, Bk 3) by M.L. Brennan: 3/18
  4. Days of Blood and Starlight (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Bk 2) by Laini Taylor: 4/22
  5. Wake of the Bloody Angel (Eddie LaCrosse, Bk 4) by Alex Bledsoe

Broken Hearted - Read 1-5 books that have a break-up or death.

  1. Mortal Danger by Ann Aguirre: 1/6
  2. House Immortal (House Immortal, Bk 1) by Devon Monk: 3/27
  3. The Daemon Prism (Collegia Magica, Bk 3) by Carol Berg: 3/27
  4. One-Eyed Jack by Elizabeth Bear: 4/1 
  5. Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 1) by J.R. Ward: 5/21

Double Double Toil & Trouble - Read 1-5 books involving magic users, witches, warlocks, fae, etc.

  1. Spirit's End (Eli Monpress, Bk 5) by Rachel Aaron: 1/3
  2. The Soul Mirror (Collegia Magica, Bk 2) by Carol Berg: 3/19
  3. Wind Raker (Order of the Air, Bk 4) by Melissa Scott and Jo Graham: 5/10
  4. Justice Calling (The Twenty-Sided Sorceress, Bk 1) by Annie Bellett: 5/22
  5. Uprooted by Naomi Novik: 6/2

The Truth Is Out There (paranormal free-for-all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, aliens, chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

  1. The Hum and the Shiver (Tufa, Bk 1) by Alex Bledsoe: 1/11
  2. Past the Size of Dreaming (Red Heart of Memory, Bk 2) by Nina Kiriki Hoffman: 2/26
  3. A Stir of Bones (Red Heart of Memory, Bk 3) by Nina Kiriki Hoffman: 2/26
  4. Spirits Among Us by Morgan Hannah MacDonald: 5/23
  5. Day Shift (Midnight, Texas, Bk 2) by Charlaine Harris: 5/25

Calling Miss Cleo - Read 1-5 books that involve psychic phenomena, premonitions, tarot, etc.

  1. Keeper of the Castle (Haunted Home Renovations, Bk 5) by Juliet Blackwell: 2/12
  2. Thicker Than Water (Felix Castor, Bk 4) by Mike Carey: 2/20
  3. The Naming of the Beasts (Felix Castor, Bk 5) by Mike Carey: 2/22
  4. Low Midnight by Carrie Vaughn: 3/29
  5. Pirate’s Alley (Sentinels of New Orleans, Bk 4) by Suzanne Johnson: 4/27

Hellbent for Leather - Read 1-5 books that have cover art featuring tattoos, weapons or leather clad yumminess.

  1. Broken Soul (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 8) by Faith Hunter: 1/15
  2. Dead Heat (Alpha and Omega, Bk 3) by Patricia Briggs: 3/8
  3. Dark Debt (Chicagoland Vampires, Bk 11) by Chloe Neill: 3/25
  4. Grave Matters (Night Owls, Bk 2) by Lauren M. Roy: 4/6
  5. Avarice (Pyrrh Considerable Crimes Division, Bk 1) by Annie Bellet: 5/29

1 If by Air, 2 If by Sea - Read 1-5 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).

  1. The Eye of Zoltar (Chronicles of Kazam, Bk 3) by Jasper Fforde: 1/4
  2. Delan the Mislaid (Children of the Triad, Bk 1) by Laurie J. Marks: 2/27
  3. Moonbane Mage (Children of the Triad, Bk 2) by Laurie J. Marks: 2/27
  4. Ara's Field (Children of the Triad, Bk 3) by Laurie J. Marks: 2/28
  5. Voyage of the Basilisk (A Natural History of Dragons, Bk 3) by Marie Brennan: 2/28

Let's Hear It for the Boys - Read 1-5 books that have a male author, a male lead character or male name in the title.

  1. Death by Silver by Melissa Scott and Amy Griswold: 2/2
  2. A Death at the Dionysus Club by Melissa Scott and Amy Griswold: 2/4 
  3. Unbound (Magic Ex Libris, Bk 3) by Jim C. Hines: 3/20
  4. Foxglove Summer (Rivers of London, Bk 5) by Ben Aaronovitch: 4/23 
  5. Daring (Pax Arcana, Bk 2) by Elliott James: 5/30

Teenage Wasteland - Read 1-5 books that are Young or New Adult (main character in their teens or 20s).

  1. Red Heart of Memories by Nina Kiriki Hoffman: 2/7
  2. The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines, Bk 6) by Richelle Mead: 3/12
  3. Earth Girl (Earth Girl, Bk 1) by Janet Edwards: 5/2
  4. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman: 5/8
  5. The Pinhoe Egg by Diana Wynne Jones: 5/6

Lions, Tigers & Bears, OH MY! - Read 1-5 books that have shapeshifters other than werewolves.

  1. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman: 2/1
  2. Vision in Silver (Others, Bk 3) by Anne Bishop: 3/16
  3. Wisp of a Thing (Tufa, Bk  2) by Alex Bledsoe: 3/29
  4. Hard as a Rock (Gargoyles, Bk 3) by Christine Warren: 5/4
  5. The Accidental Alchemist (Accidental Alchemist, Bk 1) by Gigi Pandian: 5/27

No Passport Required - Read 1-5 that take place in a different country or a fictional place (foreign or domestic) or where the characters take a trip during the book.

  1. Necropolis (Whyborne & Griffin, Bk 4) by Jordan L. Hawke: 1/19
  2. Games & Players (Administration, Bk 3) by Manna Francis: 3/22
  3. The Stepsister Scheme by Jim C. Hines: 4/10
  4. A Solid Core of Alpha by Amy Lane: 4/15
  5. Prudence (Custard Protocol, Bk 1) by Gail Carriger: 5/9

New to Me - Read 1-5 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

  1. 666 Park Avenue by Gabriella Pierce: 2/21
  2. Night Owls (Night Owls, Bk 1) by Lauren M. Roy: 4/5
  3. Only Superhuman by Christopher L. Bennett: 4/15
  4. The False Princess by Eilis O’Neal: 5/8
  5. The Paper Magician (Paper Magician, Bk 1) by Charlie N. Holmberg: 5/11

Watching the Detectives - Read 1-5 books that are paranormal mysteries or involve private investigators/police.

  1. Spell-Blind (Casebooks of Justis Fearsson, Bk 1) by David B. Coe: 1/27
  2. Abracadaver (Esther Diamond, Bk 7) by Laura Resnick: 3/2
  3. Quid Pro Quo (Administration, Bk 2) by Manna Francis: 3/7
  4. Polar City Nightmare by Katharine Kerr and Kate Daniel: 4/9
  5. Dark Jenny (Eddie LaCrosse, Bk 3) by Alex Bledsoe: 5/26  

Collecting Dust - Read 1-5 books that have been on your TBR for 1 year or more or that you had WL'ed for 1 year or more.

  1. Lifelode by Jo Walton (WL'd for several years): 2/3
  2. Agave Kiss (Corine Solomon, Bk 5) by Ann Aguirre: 2/19
  3. Galactic Effectuator by Jack Vance: 2/27
  4. The Spirit Lens (Collegia Magica, Bk 1) by Carol Berg: 3/14
  5. The God Eaters by Jesse Hajicek: 3/28

DIY: Steampunk - Clockwork, corsets, dirigibles, ornate rail coaches... and maybe a few zombies too!

  1. Clockwork Secrets: Heavy Fire (Clockwork Heart, Bk 3) by Dru Pagliassotti: 3/5
  2. Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear: 3/9
  3. The Strange Affair of Spring-Heeled Jack (Burton & Swinburne, Bk 1) by Mark Hodder: 3/15
  4. Of Silk and Steam (London Steampunk, Bk 4) by Bec McMaster: 4/12
  5. The Diabolical Miss Hyde (Electric Empire, Bk 1) by Viola Carr: 5/29

Bonus categories:

Read 10 books from your TBR pile

  1. The Stars Blue Yonder (Outback Stars, Bk 3) by Sandra McDonald: 2/6
  2. Witch by Marie Brennan: 4/14
  3. Thief with No Shadow by Emily Gee: 4/17
  4. The Fractal Prince (Jean le Flambeur, Bk 2) by Hannu Rajaniemi: 4/25
  5. Pashazade (Arabesk, Bk 1) by Jon Courtenay Grimwood: 4/29
  6. Cards of Grief by Jane Yolen: 4/30
  7. Little Women and Werewolves by Louisa May Alcott and Porter Grand: 4/30
  8. Hyde, an Urban Fantasy by Lauren Stewart: 5/19
  9. Shadows in the Darkness (Changeling, Bk 1) by Elaine Cunningham: 5/28
  10. Nylon Angel (Parrish Plessis, Bk 1) by Marianne De Pierres: 5/31

Read 5 non-WL books

  1. Lavender-Green Magic by Andre Norton: 2/4
  2. The Ship of Ishtar by A. Merritt: 4/4
  3. Double Phoenix by Edmund Cooper and Roger Lancelyn Green: 4/11
  4. Expecting Someone Taller by Tom Holt: 4/12
  5. Before I Wake (Nightmare Chronicles, Bk 1) by Kathryn Smith: 5/13

Read 5 e-books, library books, or books borrowed from a friend (feel free to post here if you need or want a buddy to borrow from)

  1. Gemsigns by Stephanie Saulter: 1/29
  2. Tracker (Foreigner, Bk 16) by C.J. Cherryh: 5/5
  3. Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman: 5/8
  4. Wizard's Chance (The Realm, Bk 1) by Eve Langlais: 5/14
  5. The Dangers of Dating a Rebound Vampire (Half-Moon Hollow, Bk 3) by Molly Harper: 5/25

Read 5 anthologies

  1. Night Shift anthology by Lisa Shearin, Ilona Andrews, Nalini Singh & Milla Vane: 3/31
  2. The Spell of Seven ed. L. Sprague de Camp: 4/26
  3. Dating the Undead by Gena Showalter & Jill Monroe: 4/27
  4. Beyond the Pale ed. Henry Herz: 6/23
  5. Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse ed. John Joseph Adams: 6/28


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Can't Wait for those New Releases: 2015 releases of any paranormal book.

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Blood is Not Enough: books that involve bloodshed or have "blood" in the title.

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Broken-hearted: books that have a break up or death.

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Double, Double, Toil & Trouble: books involving magic users, witches, warlocks, fae, etc.

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The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all): Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

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Calling Miss Cleo: books that involve psychic phenomena, premonitions, tarot, etc.

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Hellbent for Leather: books that have cover art featuring tattoos, weapons or leather clad yumminess.

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Teenage Wasteland: Books that are Young or New Adult (main character in their teens or 20s).

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Collecting Dust: books that have been on your TBR for 1 year or more or that you had WL'ed for 1 year or more.

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10 books from your TBR Pile

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EDIT 12/31: WOOT! I finished the main categories at the last minute! COMPLETED 12/31/15

Ooo, I want to join!  I'm going to add this as a goal on my personal 2015 Reading Challenge.   

Hmmm.... I don't think I know where people typically draw the line between paranormal and other genres of fantasy.  If you think a selection veers out-of-bounds, let me know.  Give me an excuse to read another book.  ;P

If I like a book enough to recommend it, I will highlight it.

 

Can't Wait for those New Releases

  1. A Red Rose Chain (October Daye Bk. 9) :: Seanan McGuire
  2. The Vampire's Mail Order Bride (Nocturne Falls, Bk 1) :: Kristen Painter
  3. Dark Skye (Immortals After Dark, Bk 15) :: Kresley Cole
  4. Jinn and Juice :: Nicole Peeler
  5. The Werewolf Meets His Match (Nocturne Falls, Bk 2) :: Kristen Painter

Blood is Not Enough

  1. My Life as a White Trash Zombie (White Trash Zombie, Bk 1) :: Diana Rowland
  2. Tall, Dark & Hungry (Argeneau Vampires) :: Lynsay Sands
  3. A Deep Kiss of Winter: Untouchable / Tempt Me Eternally :: Gena ShowalterKresley Cole
  4. Dreams of a Dark Warrior (Immortals After Dark, Bk 11) :: Kresley Cole
  5. Lothaire (Immortals After Dark, Bk 12) :: Kresley Cole

Broken Hearted

  1. Street Magic (Black London, Bk 1) :: Caitlin Kittredge
  2. The Scent of Shadows (Sign of the Zodiac, Bk 1) :: Vicki Pettersson
  3. Lover Enshrined (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 6) :: J. R. Ward
  4. Pleasure of a Dark Prince (Immortals After Dark, Bk 9) :: Kresley Cole
  5. Hunter's Moon (Nightcreature, Bk 2) :: Lori Handeland

Double Double Toil & Trouble

  1. Sunshine :: Robin McKinley
  2. The Witch and the Warrior :: Karyn Monk
  3. Touch the Dark (Cassandra Palmer, Bk 1) :: Karen Chance
  4. Claimed By Shadow (Cassandra Palmer, Bk 2) :: Karen Chance
  5. Wickedly Dangerous (Baba Yaga, Bk 1) :: Deborah Blake

The Truth is Out There

  1. The Red Heart of Jade (Dirk & Steele, Bk 3) :: Marjorie M. Liu
  2. Ill Wind (Weather Warden, Bk 1) :: Rachel Caine
  3. Unclean Spirits (Black Sun's Daughter, Bk 1) :: M. L. N. Hanover
  4. Unconquered :: Hannah Howell
  5. Charmed & Enchanted (Donovan Legacy) :: Nora Roberts (2 BOOKS IN ONE. ONLY READ "CHARMED")

Calling Miss Cleo

  1. Black Dawn (Night World, Bk 8) :: L. J. Smith
  2. Shadow Game (GhostWalkers, Bk 1) :: Christine Feehan
  3. Ecstasy (Shadowdwellers, Bk 1) :: Jacquelyn Frank
  4. Shadow Touch (Dirk & Steele, Bk 2) :: Marjorie M. Liu
  5. Summer Moon (Celtic Wolves, Bk 2) :: Jan DeLima

Hellbent for Leather

  1. Moon Awakening (Children of the Moon, Bk 1) :: Lucy Monroe
  2. Moon Craving (Children of the Moon, Bk 2) :: Lucy Monroe
  3. Moon Burning (Children of the Moon, Bk 3) :: Lucy Monroe
  4. Warrior's Moon (Children of the Moon, Bk 5) :: Lucy Monroe
  5. Kiss of a Demon King (Immortals After Dark, Bk 7) :: Kresley Cole

1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea

  1. The Nymph King (Atlantis, Bk 3) :: Gena Showalter
  2. Dragon's Moon (Children of the Moon, Bk 4) :: Lucy Monroe
  3. Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin, Bk 1) :: G. A. Aiken
  4. Dragon Bound (Elder Races, Bk 1) :: Thea Harrison
  5. Wickedly Wonderful (Baba Yaga, Bk 2) :: Deborah Blake

Let's Hear it For the Boys

  1. Cry Wolf (Alpha and Omega, Bk 1) :: Patricia Briggs
  2. Wicked Deeds on a Winter's Night (Immortals After Dark, Bk 4) :: Kresley Cole
  3. Dark Desires After Dusk (Immortals After Dark, Bk 6) :: Kresley Cole
  4. Eternal Pleasure :: Nina Bangs
  5. MacRieve (Immortals After Dark, Bk 13) :: Kresley Cole

Teenage Wasteland

  1. The Chosen (Night World, Bk 5) :: L. J. Smith
  2. Soulmate (Night World, Bk 6) :: L. J. Smith
  3. Huntress (Night World, Bk 7) :: L. J. Smith
  4. The Poison Eaters: And Other Stories :: Holly Black
  5. Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Bk 1) :: Maggie Stiefvater

Lions, Tigers & Bears, OH MY!

  1. Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changelings, Bk 1) :: Nalini Singh
  2. Visions of Heat (Psy-Changelings, Bk 2) :: Nalini Singh
  3. Witchlight (Night World, Bk 9) :: L. J. Smith
  4. Tiger Eye (Dirk & Steele, Bk 1) :: Marjorie M. Liu
  5. Tiger Magic (Shifters Unbound, Bk 5) :: Jennifer Ashley

No Passport Required

  1. Lara (World of Hetar, Bk 1) :: Bertrice Small
  2. A Hunger Like No Other (Immortals After Dark, Bk 2) :: Kresley Cole
  3. No Rest for the Wicked (Immortals After Dark, Bk 3) :: Kresley Cole
  4. Hellbent (Cheshire Red Reports, Bk 2) :: Cherie Priest
  5. Demon from the Dark (Immortals After Dark, Bk 10) :: Kresley Cole

New To Me

  1. Wild Rain (Leopards, Bk 1) :: Christine Feehan
  2. Bloodshot (Cheshire Red Reports, Bk 1) :: Cherie Priest
  3. Bitten (Otherworld, Bk 1) :: Kelley Armstrong
  4. Happy Hour at Casa Dracula (Casa Dracula, Bk 1) :: Marta Acosta
  5. A Quick Bite (Argeneau Vampires, Bk 1) :: Lynsay Sands

Watching the Detectives

  1. Disappearing Nightly :: Laura Resnick
  2. Gameboard of the Gods: Age of X :: Richelle Mead
  3. Blue Moon (Nightcreature, Bk 1) :: Lori Handeland
  4. Flight from Death (Fly by Night) :: Yasmine Galenorn
  5. Watchers in the Night (Guardians of the Night) :: Jenna Black

Collecting Dust

  1. Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 1) :: J. R. Ward
  2. Lover Eternal (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 2) :: J. R. Ward
  3. Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 3) :: J. R. Ward
  4. Lover Revealed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 4) :: J. R. Ward
  5. Lover Unbound (Black Dagger Brotherhood, Bk 5) :: J. R. Ward

BONUS Categories:

10 books from your TBR Pile

  1. The Devil Inside (Morgan Kingsley, Bk 1) :: Jenna Black
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5 Non WL books

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10 e-books, library books, or books borrowed from a friend

  1. Dead Heat (Alpha and Omega, Bk 4) :: Patricia Briggs
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Anthologies/Short Stories

  1. On the Prowl :: Patricia BriggsKaren Chance, Sunny, Eileen Wilks
  2. Hot Blooded :: Emma Holly, Maggie Shayne, Christine Feehan, Angela Knight
  3. Midnight Pleasures :: Amanda Ashley, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Ronda Thompson, Maggie Shayne
  4. Highland Vampire :: Adrienne BassoDebbie RaleighHannah Howell
  5. Playing Easy to Get: Turn Up the Heat / Hunter's Oath / The Warlord Wants Forever :: Jaid BlackSherrilyn KenyonKresley Cole

 



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Me too.......

Here is our Reading Challenge for 2015. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2015.

  • 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 - new 2015 releases of any paranormal book.

Blood is Not Enough - involve bloodshed or have "blood" in the title.

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Broken Hearted - have a break up or death.

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Double Double Toil & Trouble - involving magic users, witches, warlocks, fae, etc.

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The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

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Calling Miss Cleo - involve psychic phenomena, premonitions, tarot, etc.

Hellbent for Leather - have cover art featuring tattoos, weapons or leather clad yumminess.

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1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).

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Let's Hear it For the Boys - has a male author, a male lead character or male name in the title.

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Teenage Wasteland - Young or New Adult (main character in their teens or 20s).

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Lions, Tigers & Bears. OH MY! - have shapeshifters other than werewolves.

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No Passport Required - take place in a different country, a fictional place (foreign or domestic) or where the characters take a trip during the book.

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New To Me- authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

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Watching the Detectives- paranormal mysteries or involve private investigators/police.

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Collecting Dust - have been on your TBR for 1 year or more or that you had WL'ed for 1 year or more.

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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

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Read 5 Non WL books

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Read 5 e-books, library books, or books borrowed from a friend

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