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Monday, January 9, 2012

Reading Challenges Centered Around the Library

For me, the majority of these books will be found at my local library, so that is why I am putting them together.




Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Dilettante: 1-5 non-fiction books (My level)
    • Explorer: 6-10 non-fiction books
    • Seeker: 11-15 non-fiction books
    • Master: 16-20 non-fiction books
  • Any non-fiction book, adult or young adult, counts
  • Do not need to be a blogger to join.

Books:
  1.  You're Already Amazing by Holley Gerth
  2. Samplers and Samplermaking
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Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31,2012
  • Sign-ups until Nov 30, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Elementary: 5 non-fiction books (My Level)
    • Diploma: 10 non-fiction books
    • Bachelor's Degree: 15 non-fiction books
    • Master's Degree: 25 non-fiction books
  • Following books DO NOT count: Reference books, cookbooks and instruction manuals that are not meant to be read cover to cover; Essays and articles; How-to, self-help or travel books that are not read cover to cover; Memoirs, journals and autobiographies;  Books written for children; Re-reads don't count since the point is to learn something new
  • Books can be any format
  • Crossovers are okay
  • Not necessary to list books ahead of time
  • Reviews are not required, but there will be quarterly link-up for those who do
  • A wrap-up post at year end is required to be considered for the giveaway
Books:
  1. You're Already Amazing by Holley Gerth
  2. Samplers and Samplermaking





Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Goal is to read 1 book per month
  • There will be main challenges and mini challenges each month (these are to push you out of your comfort zone)
  • Books will be fiction and non-fiction
  • Crossovers are allowed
  • Must complete main monthly challenge; mini challenges are optional
  • Rereads are okay
Books:
  1. Jan challenge - New to you author - Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
  2.  Feb challenge - Crime novel - One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
  3. Mar challenge - Book about a hobby -  Samplers and Samplermaking
  4. April challenge - Comedy book - 






Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Hiker: Read 5 genres
    • Backpacker: Read 5-10 genres (My Level)
    • Traveler: Read 10-15 genres
    • Palin-esque: Read 20+ genres
  • Read as many different genres as you can - list of genres can be found at host site.
  • Review copies are okay to use
  • Crossovers are okay
  • Blog not required
Books:
  1. Gothic - Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
  2. Crime/Mystery - Shore Excursion by Marie Moore
  3. Thriller - Gods and Fathers by James LePore
  4. Drama - Aquamarine by Carol Anshaw
  5. Kids - Bubba to the Rescue by Jennifer Walker
  6. Fantasy - Until Next Time by Amy Lignor
  7. YA - Night Sky by Jolene Perry
  8. Horror/Ghost Story - Paskagankee by Allan Leverone
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2 comments:

Julie said...

Thanks for joining the Non-Fiction Non-Memoir challenge. Good luck with all of these! I hope you enjoy all the books you read.

Introverted Jen said...

Thanks for joining the Dewey Decimal Challenge! Good luck with all your challenges!

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