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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

TBR Reading Challenges

I have grouped all of these challenges together, because they were books that are either already on my shelf, or that I have won, or received for review.  

Again, in no particular order:



Challenge details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • Bronze - If you have 11 or fewer ARCs to read during the year, you would have to read them all and would fall in this category.
  • For those with more than 12 ARCs:
    • Silver - 24 ARCs
    • Gold - 30 ARCs
    • Platinum - 35+ ARCs
  • An ARC is considered any book that an author or publisher gives you for a review.
  • You can join anytime throughout the year.
  • You do not have to make a list ahead of time.
  • Crossovers are allowed.
  • Ebooks and audiobooks are allowed as long as they were received for a review.
  • You do not need a blog to participate, see host site for details.
  • Monthly post on host blog for reviews.
Books: (I choose Silver Level - 24 books)
  1.  Come Back to Me by Melissa Foster
  2.  Airel by Aaron Patterson, Chris White
  3.  Pyxis by K.C. Neal
  4.  More Than Words Can Say by Robert Barclay
  5. Lovesick by Spencer Seidel
  6. The Jerk Magnet by Melody Carlson
  7. The Legacy of Eden by Nelle Davy
  8. What Happened to Hannah by Mary Kay McComas
  9. Voices of the Dead by Peter Leonard
  10. A Place to Die by Dorothy James
  11. Not in the Heart by Chris Fabry
  12. Frantic by Mike Dellosso
  13.  Bubba to the Rescue by Jennifer Walker
  14. Sarai by Jill Eileen Smith
  15. How to Eat a cupcake by Meg Donahue
  16. Shore Excursion by Marie Moore
  17.  You're Already Amazing by Holley Gerth
  18. The Thirteen by Susie Moloney
  19.  Sykosa by Justin Ordonez
  20.  Gods and Fathers by james Lepore
  21.  The Song Remains the Same by Allison Winn Scotch
  22.  Until Next Time by Amy Lignor
  23.  A Grand Murder by Stacy Verdick Case
  24.  Banana Split by Josi Kilpack
  25. Titanic 2012 by Bill Walker
  26. Night Sky by Jolene Perry
  27. Paskagankee by Allan Leverone












    Challenge Details:
    • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    • Levels:
      • Honorable Mention - Read 1-3 books you've won
      • Bronze - Read 4-6 books won
      • Silver - Read 7-9 books won
      • Gold - Read 10+ books won
    • You must write a review for each book read in order for it to count.
    • You do not have to have a blog, see host site for details.
    • You can join anytime.
    • Crossovers are okay.
    • Any book types won count.
    • You do not have to make a list ahead of time.
    • Monthly linky will be posted at host site for reviews.
    Books: (I choose Honorable Mention 1-3 books)




    Challenge Details:
    • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    • Levels:
      • For Me? - Choose 5 books to read
      • On the Cheap - Choose 15 books to read
      • Bargain - Choose 30 books to read
      • Presents - Choose 50 books to read
      • So Free - Choose 75 books to read
      • Gift Addict - Choose 76 - 135 books to read
      • Speechless - Choose 136+ books to read
    • There are some extra challenges - see host site for details.
    • Must read books you've received without purchasing: gifts, ARCs, prizes (but not library books).
    • Can sign up anytime before Dec 15, 2012.
    • Crossovers allowed.
    • Do not need a blog to join, see host site for details.
    • Any book types count as long as they were won.
    Books: (I choose For Me? 1-5 books)
    1. More Than Words Can Say by Robert Barclay
    2. In Search of the Rose Notes by Emily Arsenault
    3. Lovesick by Spencer Seidel
    4. The Jerk Magnet by Melody Carlson
    5. The Legacy of Eden by Nelle Davy
    6. What Happened to Hannah by Mary Kay McComas
    7. Voices of the Dead by Peter Leonard
    8. A Place to Die by Dorothy James
    9. Not in the Heart by Chris Fabry
    10. Frantic by Mike Dellosso
    11.  Bubba to the Rescue by Jennifer Walker
    12. Sarai by Jill Eileen Smith
    13. How to Eat a cupcake by Meg Donahue
    14. Shore Excursion by Marie Moore
    15.  You're Already Amazing by Holley Gerth
    16. The Thirteen by Susie Moloney
    17.  Sykosa by Justin Ordonez
    18. Gods and Fathers by james Lepore
    19.  The Song Remains the Same by Allison Winn Scotch
    20.  Until Next Time by Amy Lignor
    21.  A Grand Murder by Stacy Verdick Case
    22.  Banana Split by Josi Kilpack
    23. Titanic 2012 by Bill Walker
    24. Night Sky by Jolene Perry
    25. Paskagankee by Allan Leverone




    Challenge Details:
    • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    • Levels:
      • Floppy Disk - 5 ebooks
      • CD - 10 ebooks
      • DVD - 25 ebooks
      • Memory Stick - 50 ebooks
      • Hard Drive - 75 ebooks
      • Server - 100 ebooks
      • Human Brain - 150 ebooks
    • Anyone can join.
    • You don't need to have a blog, see host site for details.
    • Any book counts as long as it is an ebook.
    • You do not need to list your books in advance.
    • Can sign up anytime until Dec 15, 2012.
    • Roundup post at the host site at the beginning of each month for reviews.
    • Drawings each month for each review you post.
    • Grand prize drawing at the end for those who met their goals.

    Books: (I choose CD - 10 ebooks)
             

                         







    Challenge Details:
    • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    • Levels:
      • Tempted - Read 5 books
      • Trying - Read 10 books
      • Making a dent - Read 30 books
      • On a Roll - Read 50 books
      • Flying off - Read 75 books
      • Hoarder - Read between 76-135 books
      • Buried - Read 136+ books
    • Must read books acquired before 2012
    • Can sign up until Dec 15, 2012
    • Crossover to other challenges are okay
    • Do not need a blog to enter, see host site for details.
    • Reviewing is optional
    Books: (I choose Tempted - 5 books)
    1.  In Search of the Rose Notes by Emily Arsenault
    2.  One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
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    Challenge Details:
    • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    • Levels:
      • Level 1 - Read 1-5 Books
      • Level 2 - Read 6-10 Books
      • Level 3 - Read 11-20 Books
      • Level 4 - Read 21+ Books
    • Must have received the book before 2012
    • Anyone can join
    • Do not need a blog to participate, see host site for details
    • Reviews are not required
    • All books count
    • Re-reads do not count
    • Do not need to make a list in advance
    • Crossovers are okay
    • Review books not eligible
    Books: (I choose Level 1 1-5 books)
    1.  One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
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    Challenge Details:
    • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    • Levels:
      • A Firm Handshake - 1-10 Books
      • A Friendly Hug - 11-20 Books
      • A Sweet Kiss - 21-30 Books
      • Love at First Sight - 31-40 Books
      • Married with Children - 41-50 Books
    • Only bloggers can enter
    • Only books released and received before 2012 are eligible
    • Do not need to list books in advance
    • Can sign up until Dec 15, 2012
    • At the end of each month one of the hosts will post a wrap-up.  Every wrap-up will have it's unique theme, a mini-challenge, a giveaway and a place for you to link up your reviews from that month.  Each linked review will get one entry in a drawing of one book of choice from Book Depository.  You will get 1 additional entry for participating in the mini challenge.
    • If you miss a wrap-up, you can post your reviews in the next month's wrap up - but cannot post one review more than once!
    • December is the wrap-up for the whole year. All the books linked for the entire year will be entered into a giveaway for 12 winners!
    • Must follow the hosts to be entered in the giveaways
    Hosts:
    Evie from Bookish - http://www.evie-bookish.blogspot.com @SeoEvie
    Nicole from All I Ever Read - http://www.nicoleabouttown.com/ @Nicoleabouttown
    Bonnie from Hands and Home - http://www.handsandhome.ca/ @HandsHomeBlog
    Donna from Book Passion For Life - http://bookpassionforlife.blogspot.com/ @BookPforLife
    Caitlin from WatchYA Reading - http://whatchyareading.net @caitlingss
    Rie from Mission To Read - http://missiontoread.com/ @missiontoread
    Vicky from Books, Biscuits & Tea -http://booksbiscuitsandtea.blogspot.com/ @alouetteuette
    Christa from Hooked On Books - http://christashookedonbooks.blogspot.com @ChristasBooks
    Jenna from Fans Of Fiction - http://fansoffiction.blogspot.com/ @fansoffiction
    Angel from Mermaids Vision - http://mermaidvision.wordpress.com @mermaidvisions

    Wrap Up Post Schedule:
    January - Donna (Theme: Let It Snow + Book Cover Challenge)
    February - Nicole (Theme: Un-requited Love/Love Gone Wrong + Advice Column Challenge)
    March - Rie (Theme: Green or Pinched + Green Cover Challenge)
    April - Bonnie (Theme: Easter + Mini Challenge)
    May - Christa (Theme: MayDay - Disaster Books! + Cover Disaster Challenge)
    June - Jenna ( Theme: Camping + Sentence Challenge)
    July - Rie (Theme: International Day + Cover Comparison Challenge)
    August - Angel (Theme: Summer Memories + Send Your Fav Character On Vacation Challenge)
    September - Nicole (Theme: Life Changing Books + Mini Challenge)
    October - Caitlin (Theme: Thanksgiving Theme + Share-A-Book Challenge)
    November - Vicky (Theme: Spooky Halloween + Book Puzzle Challenge)
    December - Evie (Theme: Xmas Bliss + Book Bachelor Challenge)
    Books: (I choose Level - A Firm Handshake 1-10 books)
    1. In Search of the Rose Notes by Emily Arsenault
    2. One for the Money by Janet Evanovich






    Challenge Details:
    • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    • Sign up through the end of January
    • You may count every book that you read in 2012 that you own but haven't read yet.  Books you add to the stack in 2012 are allowed!
    • There will be giveaways throughout the year
    Books:
    1.  In Search of the Rose Notes by Emily Arsenault
    2.  One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
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    Challenge Details:
    • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
    • Levels:
      • Pike's Peak - Read 12 books
      • Mt. Vancouver - Read 25 books
      • Mt. Ararat - Read 40 books
      • Mt. Kilimanjaro - Read 50 books
      • El Toro - Read 75 books
      • Mt. Everest - Read 100+ books
    • Must complete challenge level selected, but can always move up
    • Sign ups allowed through Nov 30, 2012
    • Books must be owned prior to 2012.  No ARCS, no library books, no re-reads
    • Crossovers are allowed
    • Do not need to make a list ahead of time.
    • There will be a progress post at the host site
    • Blog and reviews are not necessary to participate
    Books: (I choose Pike's Peak - 12 books)
    1.  One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
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    2 comments:

    bermudaonion said...

    Good luck with all of your challenges!

    Bev Hankins said...

    Welcome to the Mt. TBR Challenge! So glad you'll be climbing along with me.

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