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Sunday, January 8, 2012

Dystopian and Paranormal Challenges

There was a whole slew of challenges for these popular genres.  I can't wait to see all the books that fall into these categories this year!



Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Goal is to read 12 books
  • You can join at anytime
  • Books can be in any format
  • You do not have to be a blogger to participate
  • You do not have to make your list in advance
  • Reviews are not required
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Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Asocial - Read 5 books - My Level
    • Contagian - Read 15 books
    • Soldier - Read 30 books
    • Drone - Read 50 books
    • Conditioned - Read 75 books
    • Brainwashed - Read 76 - 135 books
    • Totalitarian - Read 136+ books
  • Sign up through Dec 15, 2012
  • Challenge includes Dystopia, Post-Apocalypse, and Ecotopia (environmentally dystopian)
  • Crossovers are allowed
  • Choose a level, but can change at any time
  • Any format allowed - including short stories and graphic novels
  • Do not need a blog to participate - see host site for details
  • Extra challenges available at host site.

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Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Beginner: 1-3 Dystopian Books -  My Level
    • Intermediate Post World Trainee: 4-6 Dystopian Books
    • Leader of Your District: 7-10 Dystopian Books
    • Survivor: 11+ Dystopian Books
  • Dystopia - an imaginary place where the conditions and quality of life are unpleasant.  The opposite of Utopia.
  • Dystopia - a work of fiction describing an imaginary place where life is extremely bad because of deprivation or oppression or terror.
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Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Initiate - Read 1-5 Witchy Books - My Level
    • Maiden - Read 6-10 Witchy Books
    • Mother - Read 11-15 Witchy Books
    • Crone - Read 16-20 Witchy Books
  • There is a nice list of witch books at the host site
  • Any full length book that includes a witch as a main character or major witchcraft elements counts - Fiction or non-fiction.
  • Books can be any format
  • Rereads and crossovers allowed
  • No need to list books in advance
  • Choose a level, can move up, but not down
  • Can sign up until Dec 15, 2012
  • Participants will be given one entry into a giveaway for every review they link up
Books:
  1.  The Thirteen by Susie Moloney
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Challenge Details:
I am not sure if I am going to do more than one category - but I am going to start with Angels/Demons
  1. Airel by Aaron Patterson, Chris White
  2. Until Next Time by Amy Lignor








Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Level 1 - Read 1-5 Vampire Novels (My Level)
    • Level 2 - Read 6-10 Vampire Novels
    • Level 3 - Read 11-20 Vampire Novels
    • Level 4 - Read 21+ Vampire Novels
  • Anyone Can Join
  • Do not need a blog to participate
  • Reviews not required
  • Crossovers are okay
  • All book format okay
  • No need to list books in advance

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Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Level 1 - Read 1-5 Paranormal Novels (My Level)
    • Level 2 - Read 6-10 Paranormal Novels
    • Level 3 - Read 11-20 Paranormal Novels
    • Level 4 - Read 21+ Paranormal Novels
  • Anyone Can Join
  • Do not need a blog to participate
  • Reviews not required
  • No Vampire books allowed
  • Crossovers are okay
  • All book format okay
  • No need to list books in advance
Books:
  1.  Airel by Aaron Patterson, Chris White
  2.  Pyxis by K.C. Neal
  3.  Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
  4. The Thirteen by Susie Moloney
  5.  Until Next Time by Amy Lignor
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Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Level 1 - Read 1-5 Paranormal Romance Novels (My Level)
    • Level 2 - Read 6-10 Paranormal Romance Novels
    • Level 3 - Read 11-20 Paranormal  Romance Novels
    • Level 4 - Read 21+ Paranormal Romance Novels
  • Anyone Can Join
  • Do not need a blog to participate
  • Reviews not required
  • No Vampire books allowed
  • Crossovers are okay
  • All book format okay
  • No need to list books in advance
Books:
  1. Airel by Aaron Patterson, Chris White 
  2. Pyxis by K.C. Neal 
  3. Until Next Time by Amy Lignor


3 comments:

bermudaonion said...

Good luck!!

Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf said...

Thanks so much for joining my Witches & Witchcraft reading Challenge!!!

♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Enjoy the challenges!

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