2017 Reading Challenges

2017 Audiobook Challenge

Hosted by Hot Listens & Caffeinated Book Reviewer

Upping my game, since last year I read 38 audiobooks! WHAT. ­čÖé

Level chosen:

  • My Precious (I had my earbuds surgically implanted) 30+
  1. Den of Wolves (Blackthorn & Grim, #3) by Juliet Marillier
  2. See How They Run (Embassy Row, #2) by Ally Carter
  3. Take the Key and Lock Her Up (Embassy Row, #3) by Ally Carter
  4. How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
  5. How to Be a Pirate (How to Train Your Dragon, #2) by Cressida Cowell
  6. How to Speak Dragonese(How to Train Your Dragon, #3) by Cressida Cowell
  7. Blood of Wonderland (Queen of Hearts Saga #2) by Colleen Oakes
  8. The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2) by Rick Yancey
  9. How to Cheat a DragonÔÇÖs Curse (How to Train Your Dragon, #4)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  10. Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1) by Cherie Priest
  11. How to Twist a DragonÔÇÖs Tale(How to Train Your Dragon, #5)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  12. Timekeeper (Timekeeper, #1) by Tara Sim
  13. A HeroÔÇÖs Guide to Deadly Dragons (How to Train Your Dragon, #6)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  14. How to Ride a DragonÔÇÖs Storm (How to Train Your Dragon, #7)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  15. How to Break a DragonÔÇÖs Heart (How to Train Your Dragon, #8)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  16. Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1) by Danielle Paige
  17. How to Steal a DragonÔÇÖs Sword (How to Train Your Dragon, #9)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  18. The Wicked Will Rise(Dorothy Must Die, #2) by Danielle Paige
  19. The Sleeping Prince (The Sin EaterÔÇÖs Daughter, #2)┬áby Melinda Salisbury
  20. How to Seize a DragonÔÇÖs Jewel (How to Train Your Dragon, #10)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  21. Dream Magic (Shadow Magic, #2) by Joshua Khan
  22. How to Betray a DragonÔÇÖs Hero (How to Train Your Dragon, #11)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  23. How to Fight a DragonÔÇÖs Fury(How To Train Your Dragon, #12)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  24. The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol, His Horse Midnight, a Mysterious Princess, and Sundry Magical Persons Besides (Adventures of Kit Bristol, #1) by Ben Tripp
  25. The Call by Peadar O Guilin
  26. The Great Hunt (Eurona Duology, #1) by Wendy Higgins
  27. The Great Pursuit (Eurona Duology, #2) by Wendy Higgins
  28. Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1) by Ryan Graudin
  29. The Crown’s Fate (The Crown’s Game, #2)┬áby Evelyn Skye
  30. Blood for Blood (Wolf By Wolf, #2) by Ryan Graudin
  31. This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1) by Victoria Schwab
  32. Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
  33. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
  34. EnderÔÇÖs Game┬á(EnderÔÇÖs Saga, #1)┬áby Orson Scott Card
  35. The Ruby in the Smoke (Sally Lockhart, #1) by Philip Pullman
  36. Book, Line and Sinker┬á(Library LoverÔÇÖs Mystery, #3)┬áby Jenn McKinlay
  37. The Case of the Deadly Desperados (The P.K Pinkerton Mysteries, #1) by Caroline Lawrence
  38. A Whole New World (A Twisted Tale #1) by Liz Braswell
  39. Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan
  40. The Black Prism (Lightbringer, #1) by Brent Weeks
  41. Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
  42. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner (Twilight, #3.5) by Stephanie Meyer
  43. Prisoner of Night and Fog(Prisoner of Night and Fog, #1) by Anne Blankman
  44. The Empty Grave (Lockwood & Co. #5) by Jonathan Stroud
  45. The Girl of Fire and Thorns(Fire and Thorns, #1) by Rae Carson
  46. Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger
  47. The Crown of Embers (Fire and Thorns, #2) by Rae Carson
  48. The Width of the World: Vega Jane 3: Vega Jane by David Baldacci
  49. Here Lies the Librarian by Richard Peck
  50. These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly
  51. Windwitch (The Witchlands, #2) by Susan Dennard
  52. InterWorld (InterWorld, #1) by Neil Gaiman
  53. The Silver Dream(InterWorld, #2) by Neil Gaiman

 

Alexa Loves Books & Hello, Chelly host this one.

Last year, I read 106 .. wow! Not sure I can top that, but I think I will aim for 75 fantasy books.

  1. Spindle (A Thousand Nights, #2) by E.K. Johnston
  2. The Midnight Star (The Young Elites, #3)
  3. The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library, #1) by Genevieve Cogman
  4. Black Widow: Red Vengeance(Black Widow, #2) by Margaret Stohl
  5. Stealing Snow (Stealing Snow, #1) by Danielle Paige
  6. Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch by Serena Valentino
  7. Den of Wolves (Blackthorn & Grim, #3) by Juliet Marillier
  8. Day Zero (The Arcana Chronicles, #3.5) by Kresley Cole
  9. Shadow Scale (Seraphina, #2) by Rachel Hartman
  10. A Natural History of Dragons(The Memoirs of Lady Trent #1) by Marie Brennan
  11. Days of Blood & Starlight(Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #2) by Laini Taylor
  12. The Last Bogler by Catherine Jinks
  13. How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
  14. Exile (Aurelia, #2) by Anne Osterlund
  15. How to Be a Pirate (How to Train Your Dragon, #2) by Cressida Cowell
  16. The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
  17. Caraval (Caraval, #1) by Stephanie Garber
  18. How to Speak Dragonese(How to Train Your Dragon, #3) by Cressida Cowell
  19. Blood of Wonderland (Queen of Hearts Saga #2) by Colleen Oakes
  20. Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer
  21. How to Cheat a DragonÔÇÖs Curse (How to Train Your Dragon, #4)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  22. Splintered (Splintered, #1) by A.G. Howard
  23. Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan
  24. Platinum End, Vol. 1 by Tsugumi Oba
  25. The Time Museum by Matthew Loux
  26. Rise of Fire (Reign of Shadows #2) by Sophie Jordan
  27. How to Twist a DragonÔÇÖs Tale(How to Train Your Dragon, #5)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  28. Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West
  29. A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic, #3) by V.E. Schwab
  30. Pip BartlettÔÇÖs Guide to Unicorn Training (Pip Bartlett, #2)┬áby Maggie Stievfater & Jackson Pearce
  31. The Marbury Lens (The Marbury Lens, #1) by Andrew Smith
  32. The Castle in the Mist by Amy Ephron
  33. Timekeeper (Timekeeper, #1) by Tara Sim
  34. A HeroÔÇÖs Guide to Deadly Dragons (How to Train Your Dragon, #6)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  35. How to Ride a DragonÔÇÖs Storm (How to Train Your Dragon, #7)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  36. How to Break a DragonÔÇÖs Heart (How to Train Your Dragon, #8)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  37. Dragonwatch (Fablehaven Adventure #1) by Brandon Mull
  38. Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1) by Danielle Paige
  39. How to Steal a DragonÔÇÖs Sword (How to Train Your Dragon, #9)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  40. The Wicked Will Rise(Dorothy Must Die, #2) by Danielle Paige
  41. The Sleeping Prince (The Sin EaterÔÇÖs Daughter, #2)┬áby Melinda Salisbury
  42. Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist, #1) by Renee Ahdieh
  43. Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer, #1) by Laini Taylor
  44. How to Seize a DragonÔÇÖs Jewel (How to Train Your Dragon, #10)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  45. Of Metal and Wishes (Of Metal and Wishes, #1) by Sarah Fine
  46. My Neighbor Totoro by Tsukigo Kubo
  47. Dream Magic (Shadow Magic, #2) by Joshua Khan
  48. Dreams of Gods & Monsters(Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3) by Laini Taylor
  49. How to Betray a DragonÔÇÖs Hero (How to Train Your Dragon, #11)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  50. How to Fight a DragonÔÇÖs Fury(How To Train Your Dragon, #12)┬áby Cressida Cowell
  51. The Girl from Everywhere (The Girl from Everywhere, #1) by Heidi Heilig
  52. The Shadow Cipher (York, #1) by Laura Ruby
  53. Another Castle: Grimoire by Andrew Wheeler
  54. The Accidental Highwayman: Being the Tale of Kit Bristol, His Horse Midnight, a Mysterious Princess, and Sundry Magical Persons Besides (Adventures of Kit Bristol, #1) by Ben Tripp
  55. The Call by Peadar O Guilin
  56. The Great Hunt (Eurona Duology, #1) by Wendy Higgins
  57. Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder
  58. A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3) by Sarah J. Maas
  59. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling
  60. The Great Pursuit (Eurona Duology, #2) by Wendy Higgins
  61. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander
  62. Harry Potter and the SorcererÔÇÖs Stone (Harry Potter, #1)┬áby J.K. Rowling
  63. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
  64. Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1) by Ryan Graudin
  65. The Ship Beyond Time (The Girl From Everywhere, #2) by Heidi Heilig
  66. Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp
  67. Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon, #1) by Allison Goodman
  68. The Crown’s Fate (The Crown’s Game, #2)┬áby Evelyn Skye
  69. The Sand Warrior (5 Worlds, #1) by Mark Siegel
  70. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling
  71. A Thousand Pieces of You(Firebird, #1) by Claudia Gray
  72. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  73. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling
  74. This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1) by Victoria Schwab
  75. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  76. In Darkling Wood by Emma Carroll
  77. Truthwitch (The Witchlands, #1) by Susan Dennard
  78. The Masked City (The Invisible Library, #2) by Genevieve Cogman
  79. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6) by J.K. Rowling
  80. The Burning Page (The Invisible Library, #3) by Genevieve Cogman
  81. All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
  82. Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine
  83. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
  84. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) by J.K. Rowling
  85. Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
  86. The Nethergrim (The Nethergrim, #1) by Matthew Jobin
  87. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One and Two(Harry Potter, #8)┬áby J.K. Rowling
  88. The Bone Witch (The Bone Witch, #1) by Rin Chupeco
  89. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  90. The Archived (The Archived, #1) by Victoria Schwab
  91. Lumberjanes: Unicorn Power!(Lumberjanes, #1) by Mariko Tamaki
  92. Frostfire (Kanin Chronicles, #1) by Amanda Hocking
  93. Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times by Emma Trevayne
  94. Stolen Away by Alyxandra Harvey
  95. A Whole New World (A Twisted Tale #1) by Liz Braswell
  96. Traitor’s Blade┬á(Greatcoats, #1)┬áby Sebastien de Castell
  97. Invisibility by Andrea Cremer and David Levithan
  98. The Dark Prophecy (The Trials of Apollo, #2) by Rick Riordan
  99. The Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith
  100. The Black Prism (Lightbringer, #1) by Brent Weeks
  101. Lilly and Fin: A Mermaid’s Tale┬áby Cornelia Funke
  102. Knight’s Shadow┬á(Greatcoats, #2)┬áby Sebastien de Castell
  103. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner (Twilight, #3.5) by Stephanie Meyer
  104. The Woodcutter by Kate Danley
  105. Beanstalker and Other Hilarious Scarytales by Kiersten White
  106. The Empty Grave (Lockwood & Co. #5) by Jonathan Stroud
  107. The Girl of Fire and Thorns(Fire and Thorns, #1) by Rae Carson
  108. Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger
  109. The Crown of Embers (Fire and Thorns, #2) by Rae Carson
  110. The Width of the World: Vega Jane 3: Vega Jane by David Baldacci
  111. Saint’s Blood┬á(Greatcoats, #3)┬áby Sebastien De Castell
  112. Windwitch (The Witchlands, #2) by Susan Dennard

 

Reading Challenge Graphic 2017

Full House Reading Challenge 2017

Non fiction – Something New

On TBR for more than 2 years┬á– Days of Blood and Starlight

More than 500 pages – Shadow Scale

Page Turner – Monstress v. 1

Middle Grade – The Last Bogler

2017 Published – A Conjuring of Light

Published Pre 2000 –┬áHarry Potter and the SorcererÔÇÖs Stone (Harry Potter, #1)┬áby J.K. Rowling

UK/European Author – How to Train Your Dragon

Back List book from Fave Author –┬áFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them┬áby Newt Scamander aka J.K. Rowling

Book from a List – Wolf Hollow (List of Newbery Honor award books)

Award Winner –┬áScythe (Printz Honor 2017)

Books about Books – The Invisible Library

Size Word in Title – Giant Days v. 1

Two Worded Title – Stealing Snow

Debut Book – Caraval

Food on Cover or Title – Snow White a Graphic Novel

Cozy Mystery – Book, Line and Sinker

Book from Childhood – The Ruby in the Smoke

Diversity Book – Jonesy v. 1

Australian/NZ Author – Den of Wolves by Juliet Marillier

Western –┬áThe Case of the Deadly Desperados

USA/Canadian Author – Auggie and Me

Not really for you – The Nethergrim

Attractive Cover – Poor Unfortunate Soul

Borrowed – Platinum End vol. 1

Complete the card below. ┬áYou can do it in any order you wish. ┬áYou are allowed “one┬áfree exchange”, if there is something on the square you really dislike you may change it to something of your choice. Once you have played this free choice that is it. Mention the exchange in the final summary post.

Hosted by The Book Date – one of my favorite challenges!

Hosted by Berls at Fantasy is more fun & Michelle at Because Reading

Reading Level 2:

24 books (2 books/month)

So, I can’t start until next month, so here we go. I figure I can tackle two a month, right???

February

A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen

Splintered by A.G. Howard

March

The Marbury Lens (The Marbury Lens, #1) by Andrew Smith

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

April

My Neighbor Tortoro by Tsugiko Kubo

Of Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine

May

Eon by Alison Goodman

Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin

June

Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard

Burning Blue by Paul Griffin

July

The Garden of Darkness by Gillian Murray Kendall

The Nethergrim by Matthew Jobin

August

Frostfire by Amanda Hocking

Stolen Away by Alyxandra Harvey

September

Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne

Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman

October

Here Lies the Librarian by Richard Peck

The Ivory and the Horn by Charles DeLint

November

Interworld by Gaiman and Reaves

The Silver Dream by Gaiman and Reaves

December

Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine

Hosted by Sarah K The YA Book Traveler

I am going to aim for 5 books off my TBR a month!

  1. Spindle (A Thousand Nights, #2) by E.K. Johnston
  2. The Midnight Star (The Young Elites, #3)
  3. Rat Queens, Vol. 3: Demons by Kurtis J. Wiebe
  4. The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library, #1) by Genevieve Cogman
  5. Lumberjanes, Vol. 4: Out of Time by Shannon Watters
  6. Black Widow: Red Vengeance(Black Widow, #2) by Margaret Stohl
  7. Stealing Snow (Stealing Snow, #1) by Danielle Paige
  8. Poor Unfortunate Soul: A Tale of the Sea Witch by Serena Valentino
  9. Day Zero (The Arcana Chronicles, #3.5) by Kresley Cole
  10. See How They Run (Embassy Row, #2) by Ally Carter
  11. Shadow Scale (Seraphina, #2) by Rachel Hartman
  12. A Natural History of Dragons(The Memoirs of Lady Trent #1) by Marie Brennan
  13. Scythe (Arc of a Scythe, #1) by Neal Shusterman
  14. Batgirl, Volume 1: The Batgirl of Burnside by Cameron Stewart
  15. Batgirl, Volume 2: Family Business by Cameron Stewart
  16. Days of Blood & Starlight(Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #2) by Laini Taylor
  17. DC Comics: Bombshells, Vol. 1: Enlisted by Marguerite Bennett
  18. The Squickerwonkers by Evangaline Lilly
  19. Exile (Aurelia, #2) by Anne Osterlund
  20. The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
  21. The Looking Glass Wars: CrossFire by Frank Beddor
  22. The Reason for Dragons by Chris Northrop
  23. The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave, #2) by Rick Yancey
  24. Splintered (Splintered, #1) by A.G. Howard
  25. Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories by R.J. Palacio
  26. Something New: Tales from a Makeshift Bride by Lucy Knisley
  27. A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  28. Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1) by Cherie Priest
  29. Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West
  30. Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
  31. The Marbury Lens (The Marbury Lens, #1) by Andrew Smith
  32. Dorothy Must Die (Dorothy Must Die, #1) by Danielle Paige
  33. The Wicked Will Rise(Dorothy Must Die, #2) by Danielle Paige
  34. Of Metal and Wishes (Of Metal and Wishes, #1) by Sarah Fine
  35. My Neighbor Totoro by Tsukigo Kubo
  36. Dreams of Gods & Monsters(Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3) by Laini Taylor
  37. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander
  38. Harry Potter and the SorcererÔÇÖs Stone (Harry Potter, #1)┬áby J.K. Rowling
  39. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
  40. Wolf by Wolf (Wolf by Wolf, #1) by Ryan Graudin
  41. Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp
  42. Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon, #1) by Allison Goodman
  43. A Thousand Pieces of You(Firebird, #1) by Claudia Gray
  44. Uprooted by Naomi Novik
  45. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World by Shannon Hale
  46. This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1) by Victoria Schwab
  47. Burning Blue by Paul Griffin
  48. The Diviners (The Diviners, #1) by Libba Bray
  49. Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
  50. Truthwitch (The Witchlands, #1) by Susan Dennard
  51. The Masked City (The Invisible Library, #2) by Genevieve Cogman
  52. EnderÔÇÖs Game┬á(EnderÔÇÖs Saga, #1)┬áby Orson Scott Card
  53. Fables, Vol. 18: Cubs in Toyland by Bill Willingham
  54. Lair of Dreams (The Diviners, #2) by Libba Bray
  55. Fables, Vol. 19: Snow White by Bill Willingham
  56. Fables, Vol. 20: Camelot by Bill Willingham
  57. The Garden of Darkness by Gillian Murray Kendall
  58. Fables, Vol. 21: Happily Ever After by Bill Willingham
  59. Ink and Bone (The Great Library, #1) by Rachel Caine
  60. The Nethergrim (The Nethergrim, #1) by Matthew Jobin
  61. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One and Two(Harry Potter, #8)┬áby J.K. Rowling
  62. Never Fade (The Darkest Minds, #2) by Alexandra Bracken
  63. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  64. The Archived (The Archived, #1) by Victoria Schwab
  65. Frostfire (Kanin Chronicles, #1) by Amanda Hocking
  66. Flights and Chimes and Mysterious Times by Emma Trevayne
  67. Stolen Away by Alyxandra Harvey
  68. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
  69. Stay with Me by Paul Griffin
  70. The Black Prism (Lightbringer, #1) by Brent Weeks
  71. The Woodcutter by Kate Danley
  72. Finding Gossamyr Volume 1 by David A. Rodriguez
  73. Prisoner of Night and Fog(Prisoner of Night and Fog, #1) by Anne Blankman
  74. The Girl of Fire and Thorns(Fire and Thorns, #1) by Rae Carson
  75. The Width of the World: Vega Jane 3: Vega Jane by David Baldacci
  76. Here Lies the Librarian by Richard Peck
  77. These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly
  78. Windwitch (The Witchlands, #2) by Susan Dennard
  79. InterWorld (InterWorld, #1) by Neil Gaiman
  80. Soupy Leaves Home by Cecil Castellucci
  81. NewsPrints by Ru Xu
  82. The Silver Dream(InterWorld, #2) by Neil Gaiman

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Kristen is the co-blog owner of The Book Monsters. Kristen is an Elementary School Library Media Specialist in the Chicago suburbs who loves reading. Why else would she be a librarian?

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One response to “2017 Reading Challenges

  1. Oh my thanks for again being on board for 2017 with Full House. I am doing some of the same challenges I like the Reading Assignment one, but only doing one book a month. The first year I did four!!

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