Favorite Quotes

'Once upon a time, there was a man as great as the gods...... But even the great can tremble with fear. Even the great can Fall.

Mary E. Pearson, Kiss of Deception

Reading Challenges

~2016 Reading Challenges~

~Series Enders Reading Challenge 
This challenge is about finishing all of your open series.

"This challenge is for all of you series readers who are scared to death of that last book in the series. You anxiously await it. You stalk it. You get your hands on it as soon as possible. But then…you put off reading it for fear that it might not be everything you thought it would be. Or, maybe you just have a backlog of series started and you need to finish that last book.
Join us in knocking out those pesky last books in a series. This is your chance. Here’s your motivation. Better than that, we have prizes!"

Level 1: 1 – 5 
Level 2: 5 – 10 
Level 3: 10 – 15 
Level 4: 15+

My Level
Level 2: 5-10

My Potential books:
Lion Heart by A. C Gaughen 
Killer Frost by Jennifer Estep
Sentinel by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Sweet Reckoning by Wendy Higgins
Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers
The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima
In the Afterlife by Alexandra Bracken

~ Fairytale Retelling Challenge
This challenge is about, you guessed it, reading books that are retellings of either myths or fairytales. It is hosted by Mel at The Daily Prophecy. Check out her post to see the full list of details.

Here is the gist of the goals and rules

  • "The goal is to read fairytale retellings, but if you want you can also pick other retellings. Think about mythology, myths, legends and folk tales. It's all up to you!"

  • "The challenge runs from January 1st to December 31st 2016."

  • The Levels
    -Enchanted Moura: 1 – 4 books.
    -Goose Girl: 5 - 9 books.
    -Evil Queen: 10 – 15 books.
    -Wise princess: 16 – 20 books.
    -Kuma Lisa: 21 – 25 books.
    -Cheshire cat: 26+ books

    My Level:
    -Evil Queen: 10 – 15 books.

    Potential Books:
    Lion Heart by A. C. Guaghen
    Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
    For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund
    Valkyrie Rising by Ingrid Paulson
    Unhinged by A. G. Howard

    ~Eclectic Reader Challenge
    2016EclecticReader_BookdOutThis challenge is all about reading books in different genres. It is hosted by Book'd Out. You have to read at least one book from each genre below.

    The Genres:

    1. A book about books (fiction or nonfiction)
    2. Serial Killer Thriller
    3. Paranormal romance
    4. A novel set on an island
    5. Investigative journalism (nonfiction)
    6. Disaster fiction
    7. Steampunk sci fi
    8. Any book shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize
    9. Psychology (nonfiction)
    10. Immigrant Experience fiction
    11. YA historical fiction
    12. A debut author in 2016

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