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)
58. Every Word (Ellie Marney)
59. Every Last Word (Tamara Ireland Stone)
60. Dead Girls Society (Michelle Krys)
61. The House of Hades (Rick Riordan)
62. Patsy Walker, aka Hellcat! Hooked on a Feline (Kate Leth & Brittney Williams)
63. The Regulars (Georgia Clark)
64. Unravel Me (Tahereh Mafi)
65. How to Keep a Boy From Kissing You (Tara Eglington)
66. Saints and Misfits (S.K. Ali)
67. Queens of Geek (Jen Wilde)
68. Giant Days: Volume One (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
69. Giant Days: Volume Two (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
70. Fresh Romance: Volume One [multiple authors]
71. Giant Days: Volume Three (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
72. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Volume One (Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa)
73. Public Relations: Volume One (Matthew Sturges & Dave Justus)
74. Archie: Volume Three (Mark Waid & Joe Eisma)
75. Goldie Vance: Volume One (Hope Larson & Brittney Williams)
76. Kaptara: Volume One (Chip Zdarsky & Kagan McLeod)
77. Snotgirl: Volume One (Bryan Lee O’Malley)
78. When Dimple Met Rishi (Sandhya Menon)
79. Lumberjanes: Volume One (Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis)
80. Talking as Fast as I Can (Lauren Graham)
81. This is How It Happened (Paula Stokes)
82. I Believe in a Thing Called Love (Maurene Goo)
83. Shopaholic and Baby (Sophie Kinsella)
84. Royce Rolls (Margaret Stohl)
85. The Upside of Unrequited (Becky Albertalli)
86. Hawkeye: Kate Bishop – Volume One (Kelly Thompson & Leonardo Romero)
87. Bandette – Volume One: Presto! (Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover)
88. Bandette – Volume Two: Stealers, Keepers! (Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover)
89. Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology (Leah Remini & Rebecca Paley)
90. Patsy Walker aka Hellcat! Don’t Stop Me-Ow (Kate Leth & Brittney Williams)
91. Every Move (Ellie Marney)
92. Saga: Volume Seven (Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples)
93. Giant Days: Volume Four (John Allison & Max Sarin)
94. The Influencing Machine (Brooke Gladstone & Josh Neufeld)
95. This is Just My Face (Gabourey Sidibe)
96. Ignite Me (Tahereh Mafi)
97. Labyrinth Lost (Zoraida Córdova)
98. Freya (Matthew Laurence)
99. The Princess Diarist (Carrie Fisher)
100. Fireworks (Katie Cotugno)
101. How to Break a Boy (Laurie Devore)
102. What I Lost (Alexandra Ballard)
103. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (Jenny Han)
104. Mini-Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)
105. Once and For All (Sarah Dessen)
106. Tash Hearts Tolstoy (Kathryn Ormsbee)
107. Batgirl: Volume One – Beyond Burnside (Hope Larson & Raphael Albuquerque)
108. Lumberjanes: Volume Two – Friendship to Max (Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis)
109. Wonder Woman: Volume One – The Lies (Greg Ruck & Liam Sharpe)
110. The Romantics (Leah Konen)
111.

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)
49. Every Last Word (Tamara Ireland Stone)
50. The House of Hades (Rick Riordan)
51. Patsy Walker, aka Hellcat! Hooked on a Feline (Kate Leth & Brittney Williams)
52. How to Keep a Boy From Kissing You (Tara Eglington)
53. Saints and Misfits (S.K. Ali)
54. Queens of Geek (Jen Wilde)
55. Giant Days: Volume One (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
56. Giant Days: Volume Two (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
57. Fresh Romance: Volume One [multiple authors]
58. Giant Days: Volume Three (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
59. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa)
60. Public Relations: Volume One (Matthew Sturges & Dave Justus)
61. Archie: Volume Three (Mark Waid & Joe Eisma)
62. Goldie Vance: Volume One (Hope Larson & Brittney Williams)
63. Kaptara: Volume One (Chip Zdarsky & Kagan McLeod)
64. Snotgirl: Volume One (Bryan O’Malley)
65. When Dimple Met Rishi (Sandhya Menon)
66. Lumberjanes: Volume One (Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis)
67. Talking as Fast as I Can (Lauren Graham)
68. This is How It Happened (Paula Stokes)
69. I Believe in a Thing Called Love (Maurene Goo)
70. Shopaholic and Baby (Sophie Kinsella)
71. Royce Rolls (Margaret Stohl)
72. The Upside of Unrequited (Becky Albertalli)
73. Hawkeye: Kate Bishop – Volume One (Kelly Thompson & Leonardo Romero)
74. Bandette – Volume One: Presto! (Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover)
75. Bandette – Volume Two: Stealers, Keepers! (Paul TObin & Colleen Coover)
76. Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology (Leah Remini & Rebecca Paley)
77. Patsy Walker aka Hellcat! Don’t Stop Me-Ow (Kate Leth & Brittney Williams)
78. Every Move (Ellie Marney)
79. Saga: Volume Seven (Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples)
80. Giant Days: Volume Four (John Allison & Max Sarin)
81. The Influencing Machine (Brooke Gladstone & Josh Neufeld)
82. This is Just My Face (Gabourey Sidibe)
83. Labyrinth Lost (Zoraida Córdova)
84. Fireworks (Katie Cotugno)
85. How to Break a Boy (Laurie Devore)
86. What I Lost (Alexandra Ballard)
87. Mini-Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)
88. Once and For All (Sarah Dessen)
89. Tash Hearts Tolstoy (Kathryn Ormsbee)
90. Batgirl: Volume One – Beyond Burnside (Hope Larson & Raphael Albuquerque)
91. Lumberjanes: Volume Two – Friendship to the Max (Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis)
92. Wonder Woman: Volume One – The Lies (Greg Rucka & Liam Sharpe)

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)
7. Saints and Misfits (S.K. Ali)
8. When Dimple Met Rishi (Sandhya Menon)
9. How to Break a Boy (Laurie Devore)
10. What I Lost (Alexandra Ballard)

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)
12. Giant Days: Volume Two (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
13. I Believe in a Thing Called Love (Maurene Goo)
14. The Upside of Unrequited (Becky Albertalli)
15. Bandette – Volume Two: Stealers, Keepers! (Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover)
16. Patsy Walker aka Hellcat! Don’t Stop Me-Ow (Kate Leth & Brittney Williams)
17. Lumberjanes: Volume Two – Friendship to the Max (Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis)

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)
31. Every Last Word (Tamara Ireland Stone)
32. The House of Hades (Rick Riordan)
33. Patsy Walker, aka Hellcat! Hooked on a Feline (Kate Leth & Brittney Williams)
34. The Regulars (Georgia Clark) – DNF
35. Unravel Me (Tahereh Mafi)
36. Saints and Misfits (S.K. Ali)
37. Queens of Geek (Jen Wilde)
38. Giant Days: Volume One (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
39. Giant Days: Volume Two (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
40. Fresh Romance: Volume One [multiple authors]
41. Giant Days: Volume Three (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
42. Goldie Vance: Volume One (Hope Larson & Brittney Williams)
43. Kaptara: Volume One (Chip Zdarsky & Kagan McLeod)
44. When Dimple Met Rishi (Sandhya Menon)
45. Lumberjanes (Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis)
46. This is How It Happened (Paula Stokes)
47. I Believe in a Thing Called Love (Maurene Goo)
48. Royce Rolls (Margaret Stohl)
49. The Upside of Unrequited (Becky Albertalli)
50. Hawkeye: Kate Bishop – Volume One (Kelly Thompson & Leonardo Romero)
51. Patsy Walker aka Hellcat! Don’t Stop Me-Ow (Kate Leth & Brittney Williams)
52. Saga: Volume Seven (Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples)
53. Giant Days: Volume Four (John Allison & Max Sarin)
54. This is Just My Face (Gabourey Sidibe)
55. Labyrinth Lost (Zoraida Córdova)
56. Fireworks (Katie Cotugno)
57. How to Break a Boy (Laurie Devore)
58. What I Lost (Alexandra Ballard)
59. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (Jenny Han)
60. Once and For All (Sarah Dessen)
61. Tash Hearts Tolstoy (Kathryn Ormsbee)
62. Batgirl: Volume One – Beyond Burnside (Hope Larson & Raphael Albuquerque)
63. Lumberjanes: Volume Two – Friendship to Max (Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis)

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. Shatter Me (Tahereh Mafi)
14. The Only Good Dalek (Justin Richards & Mike Collins)
15. Every Word (Ellie Marney)
16. The House of Hades (Rick Riordan)
17. Unravel Me (Tahereh Mafi)
18. How to Keep a Boy From Kissing You (Tara Eglington)
19. Shopaholic and Baby (Sophie Kinsella)
20. Bandette – Volume One: Presto! (Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover)
21. The Influencing Machine (Brooke Gladstone & Josh Neufeld)
22. Mini-Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)

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)
9. Every Word (Ellie Marney)
10. The House of Hades (Rick Riordan)
11. How to Keep a Boy From Kissing You (Tara Eglington)
12. Giant Days: Volume One (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
13. Giant Days: Volume Two (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
14. Giant Days: Volume Three (John Allison & Lissa Treiman)
15. Shopaholic and Baby (Sophie Kinsella)
16. Bandette – Volume One: Presto! (Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover)
17. Bandette – Volume Two: Stealers, Keepers! (Paul Tobin & Colleen Coover)
18. Every Move (Ellie Marney)
19. Giant Days: Volume Four (John Allison & Max Sarin)
20. Mini-Shopaholic (Sophie Kinsella)
21. Batgirl: Volume One – Beyond Burnside (Hope Larson & Raphael Albuquerque)

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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