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Sunday, January 8, 2012

YA Reading Challenges (Some of my favorites!)

YA books have turned into some of my favorite books - they are entertaining and quick to read - and ones that I can share with my daughters.


YA Contemporary Challenge hosted by Katies Book Blog and Reading Angel


Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Sign up until May 1, 2012
  • Read any Contemporary YA novel PUBLISHED between Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • All formats are accepted
  • Your challenge hosts created a spreadsheet of acceptable books that will be published this year.  They will add books to it if they meet the criteria.
  • Anyone with a blog, or a member of Goodreads can join.
  • There will be giveaways throughout the year and a grand prize at the end
  • List of books not required ahead of time
Books:
  1.  The Jerk Magnet by Melody Carlson
  2.  Night Sky by Jolene Perry
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Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Levels:
    • You must choose a number of books (between 1-99) to read from each of the years - 2010, 2011, 2012 (I am choosing 1 book from each year)
  • Anyone can join - do not need to have a blog
  • Any YA contemporary book published in 2010, 2011, 2012 qualifies.  Challenge host has provided some lists to get you started:
  • Crossovers are okay
Books
  1.  2010 -
  2.  2011 -







Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Can set your own goals and levels
  • Monthly updates and mini-challenges at the beginning of each month
  • Weekly link-up for reviews
  • Reviews are not mandatory, but will get you extra entries in giveaways
  • Do not need to be a blogger to participate
I am hoping to just add more contemps to my reading - so I will go for 6 this year.
  1.  The Jerk Magnet by Melody Carlson
  2.  Night Sky by Jolene Perry
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Challenge Details:
  • Timeline: Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012
  • Listen to at least 12 YA Audiobooks
  • Review the audiobooks on your blog or goodreads and link back to host site
    • Reviews should include the length of the audiobook and name of narrator(s) at minimum, and also include your opinion of the narrator(s)/production.
    • There will be a linky open here each month to link up your reviews. You don't have to link a review each month, however to complete the challenge you must link a total of 12 by the end of 2012.
  • There will be at least one giveaway
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3 comments:

Ashley said...

Lol! Yay for Contemporary!! Glad to see you signed up! If you need any recommendations, let me know! :)

Alyce said...

Good luck with all of your challenges!

bermudaonion said...

Have fun with your challenges!

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