Challenges

Each year I challenged myself to complete various reading challenges. You can see my progress and past successful challenges here.

2016 Challenges

(Key for First Challenge: Books Never Read Before; Books Read Before; Did Not Finish)

challenge2017-1

1. The Unexpected Everything (Morgan Matson)
2. Archie: Volume Two (Mark Waid & Veronica Fish)
3. A Week of Mondays (Jessica Brody)
4. It’s Not Me, It’s You (Stephanie Kate Strohm)
5. Shopaholic Ties the Knot (Sophie Kinsella)
6. The Boy is Back (Meg Cabot)
7. Shuffle, Repeat (Jen Klein)
8. Step Aside, Pops (Kate Beaton)
9. Rebel Belle (Rachel Hawkins)
10. The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy (Sam Maggs)
11. Blood Promise (Richelle Mead)
12. Batgirl: Volume One (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
13. Hark! A Vagrant (Kate Beaton)
14. One True Loves (Taylor Jenkins Reid)
15. The Hating Game (Sally Thorne)
16. Gemina (Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff)
17. Long May She Reign (Rhiannon Thomas)
18. Romeo And/Or Juliet (Ryan North)
19. A Study in Scarlet (Arthur Conan Doyle)
20. Where Am I Now? (Mara Wilson)
21. The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett (Chelsea Sedoti)
22. Flying Couch (Amy Kurzweil)
23. As If! (Jen Chaney)
24. The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)
25. The Girl From Everywhere (Heidi Heilig)
26. Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit (Jaye Robin Brown)
27. Batgirl: Volume Two (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
28. Batgirl: Volume Three (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
29. You’re Welcome, Universe (Whitney Gardner)
30. Black Canary: Volume One (Brenden Fletcher & Annie Wu)
31. Peter Pan (J.M. Barrie)
32. Beauty Queens (Libba Bray)
33. This is Our Story (Ashley Elston)
34. Winning (Lara Deloza)
35. Finnikin of the Rock (Melina Marchetta)
36. Young Avengers: Volume One (Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie)
37. Blood Red Road (Moira Young)
38. The Ship Beyond Time (Heidi Heilig)
39. Shopaholic and Sister (Sophie Kinsella)
40. Antisocial (Jillian Blake)
41. One of Us is Lying (Karen M. McManus)
42. Every Breath (Ellie Marney)
43. Sex Object (Jessica Valenti)
44. The Secret of a Heart Note (Stacey Lee)
45. The Sign of Four (Arthur Conan Doyle)
46. Look Both Ways (Alison Cherry)
47. My Not So Perfect Life (Sophie Kinsella)
48. 52 Reasons to Hate My Father (Jessica Brody)
49. Shatter Me (Tahereh Mafi)
50. It’s Not Like It’s a Secret (Misa Sugiura)
51. The Only Good Dalek (Justin Richards & Mike Collins)
52. Camp So-And-So (Mary McCoy)
53. The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen (Hope Nicholson)
54. Eliza and Her Monsters (Francesca Zappia)
55. Pretty Fierce (Kieran Scott)
56. Batgirl & the Birds of Prey: Who is Oracle? (Julie & Shawna Benson)
57. Wonder Woman Earth One: Volume One (Grant Morrison & Yanick Paquette)

challenge2017-2

1. The Unexpected Everything (Morgan Matson)
2. Archie: Volume Two (Mark Waid & Veronica Fish)
3. A Week of Mondays (Jessica Brody)
4. It’s Not Me, It’s You (Stephanie Kate Strohm)
5. Shopaholic Ties the Knot (Sophie Kinsella)
6. The Boy is Back (Meg Cabot)
7. Step Aside, Pops (Kate Beaton)
8. The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy (Sam Maggs)
9. Blood Promise (Richelle Mead)
10. Batgirl: Volume One (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
11. Hark! A Vagrant (Kate Beaton)
12. One True Loves (Taylor Jenkins Reid)
13. The Hating Game (Sally Thorne)
14. Gemina (Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff)
15. Long May She Reign (Rhiannon Thomas)
16. Romeo And/Or Juliet (Ryan North)
17. A Study in Scarlet (Arthur Conan Doyle)
18. Where Am I Now? (Mara Wilson)
19. The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett (Chelsea Sedoti)
20. Flying Couch (Amy Kurzweil)
21. As If! (Jen Chaney)
22. The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)
23. Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit (Jaye Robin Brown)
24. Batgirl: Volume Two (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
25. Batgirl: Volume Three (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
26. You’re Welcome, Universe (Whitney Gardner)
27. Black Canary: Volume One (Brenden Fletcher & Annie Wu)
28. Peter Pan (J.M. Barrie)
29. This is Our Story (Ashley Elston)
30. Winning (Lara Deloza)
31. Young Avengers: Volume One (Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie)
32. Blood Red Road (Moira Young)
33. The Ship Beyond Time (Heidi Heilig)
34. Shopaholic and Sister (Sophie Kinsella)
35. Antisocial (Jillian Blake)
36. One of Us is Lying (Karen M. McManus)
37. Sex Object (Jessica Valenti)
38. The Sign of Four (Arthur Conan Doyle)
39. Look Both Ways (Alison Cherry)
40. My Not So Perfect Life (Sophie Kinsella)
41. It’s Not Like It’s a Secret (Misa Sugiura)
42. The Only Good Dalek (Justin Richards & Mike Collins)
43. Camp So-And-So (Mary McCoy)
44. The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen (Hope Nicholson)
45. Eliza and Her Monsters (Francesca Zappia)
46. Pretty Fierce (Kieran Scott)
47. Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Who is Oracle? (Julie & Shawna Benson)
48. Wonder Woman Earth One: Volume One (Grant Morrison & Yanick Parquette)

challenge2017-3

1. The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett (Chelsea Sedoti)
2. The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)
3. You’re Welcome, Universe (Whitney Gardner)
4. Antisocial (Jillian Blake)
5. One of Us is Lying (Karen M. McManus)
6. It’s Not Like It’s a Secret (Misa Sugiura)

challenge2017-4

1. Archie: Volume One (Mark Waid & Veronica Fish)
2. Hark! A Vagrant (Kate Beaton)
3. One True Loves (Taylor Jenkins Reid)
4. Gemina (Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff)
5. Batgirl: Volume Two (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
6. This is Our Story (Ashley Elston)
7. The Ship Beyond Time (Heidi Heilig)
8. The Sign of Four (Arthur Conan Doyle)
9. Look Both Ways (Alison Cherry)
10. Camp So-And-So (Mary McCoy)
11. Eliza and Her Monsters (Francesca Zappia)

challenge2017-5

1. It’s Not Me, It’s You (Stephanie Kate Strohm)
2. Step Aside, Pops (Kate Beaton)
3. The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy (Sam Maggs)
4. Batgirl: Volume One (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
5. Hark! A Vagrant (Kate Beaton)
6. Long May She Reign (Rhiannon Thomas)
7. Where Am I Now? (Mara Wilson)
8. The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett (Chelsea Sedoti)
9. Flying Couch (Amy Kurzweil)
10. The Hate U Give (Angie Thomas)
11. The Girl From Everywhere (Heidi Heilig)
12. Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit (Jaye Robin Brown)
13. Batgirl: Volume Two (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
14. Batgirl: Volume Three (Cameron Stewart & Brenden Fletcher)
15. You’re Welcome, Universe (Whitney Gardner)
16. Beauty Queens (Libba Bray)
17. This is Our Story (Ashley Elston)
18. Winning (Lara Deloza)
19. Young Avengers: Volume One (Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie)
20. The Ship Beyond Time (Heidi Heilig)
21. Antisocial (Jillian Blake)
22. One of Us is Lying (Karen M. McManus)
23. Sex Object (Jessica Valenti)
24. The Secret of a Heart Note (Stacey Lee) – DNF
25. Look Both Ways (Alison Cherry)
26. It’s Not Like It’s a Secret (Misa Sugiura)
27. Camp So-And-So (Mary McCoy)
28. The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen (Hope Nicholson)
29. Eliza and Her Monsters (Francesca Zappia)
30. Pretty Fierce (Kieran Scott)

challenge2017-6

1. Shopaholic Ties the Knot (Sophie Kinsella)
2. Blood Promise (Richelle Mead)
3. Hark! A Vagrant (Kate Beaton)
4. A Study in Scarlet (Arthur Conan Doyle)
5. Peter Pan (J.M. Barrie)
6. Beauty Queens (Libba Bray)
7. Finnikin of the Rock (Melina Marchetta) – DNF
8. Young Avengers: Volume One (Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie)
9. Blood Red Road (Moira Young)
10. Shopaholic and Sister (Sophie Kinsella)
11. Every Breath (Ellie Marney)
12. The Sign of Four (Arthur Conan Doyle)
13. The Only Good Dalek (Justin Richards & Mike Collins)

challenge2017-7

1. Blood Promise (Richelle Mead)
2. A Study in Scarlet (Arthur Conan Doyle)
3. Peter Pan (J.M. Barrie)
4. The Ship Beyond Time (Heidi Heilig)
5. Shopaholic and Sister (Sophie Kinsella)
6. Every Breath (Ellie Marney)
7. The Sign of Four (Arthur Conan Doyle)
8. My Not So Perfect Life (Sophie Kinsella)

Past Completed Challenges

2016

– 100 Books in 2016 (130/100)
– 50 New Books (103/50)
– 12 Debut Author Books (14/12)
– 10 Sophomore Author Books (7/10)
– 50 Diverse Books (87/50)
– 25 Backlist Books (23/25)
– 10 Retellings (12/10)
– 10 Mental Health Books (23/10)

2015

– 100 Books in 2015 (146/100)
– 50 New Books (94/50)
– 12 Debut Author Books (24/12)
– 10 Sophomore Author Books (10/10)
– 10 Adult Fiction Books (29/10)
– 15 Reread Books (30/15)
– 6 Fairytale Retelling Books (8/6)
– Dive Into Diversity (46)

2014

– 100 Books in 2014 (167/100)
– 50 New Books (113/50)
– 12 Debut Author Books (16/12)
– 10 Sophomore Author Books (12/10)
– 10 Adult Fiction Books (10/10)

2013

– 100 Books in 2013 (162/100)
– 50 New Books (126/50)
– 12 Debut Author Books (19/12)
– 10 Sophomore Author Books (13/10)
– 11 Summer of Sarah Dessen Challenge (11/11)

2012

– 100 Books in 2012 (123/100)
– 50 New Books in 2012 (100/50)
– 12 Debut Author Books (15/12)

2011

– 50 New Books in 2011 (64/50)
– 12 Debut Author Books (16/12)

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