Tuesday, January 31, 2012

2012 Goodreads January Monthly Challenge

Posted by Ann Roberts at 5:59 PM 0 comments

This will be an interesting challenge to complete as I will be traveling to Cambodia for most of the month.

7 of 10 Completed
January Challenge Thread

1. 'J' is for January: On Lavender Lane: A Shelter Bay Novel by Ross, JoAnn 1/20
Read a book that starts with 'J' or a book whose author's first or last name starts with 'J'.
2. Happy Birthday!: Happy Birthday A_Vichous_Fan!! Here to Stay by Debra Web 1/27
Read a book from a January birthday celebrant's GR bookshelf whose name/nickname starts with the same letter as yours. If no one has the same letter, choose someone with the closest letter to yours alphabetically. January Birthday List
3. Geography: The Shy Socialite by Lindsay Armstrong 1/7
Read a book whose author, character or setting is from South Africa.
4. First-in-Series: Treading Water (Treading Water Trilogy #1) by Marie Force 1/2
Read a book which is the first book in a series.
5. Friday the 13th:
Read a horror book or a book with monsters in it or the word 'monster' in the title.
6. Elementary, my dear Watson: 
Read a classic Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle or adaptations of the same or any mystery book.
7. Year of the Dragon: Love in the Time of Dragons (Light Dragons, #1) by Katie MacAlister 1/13
Read a book with dragon on the cover or on the title or a book with dragon-shifter.
8. Australia Day: Betting on Love by Patricia Kay 1/10
Read a book by an Australia author or set in Australia or a book with at least two of these colors: Blue, Red or White in the cover.
9. New Year : The Friday Night Knitting Club by Jacobs, Kate 1/13
Read a book by a new-to-you author.
10. Reader's Choice: Whispers in the Dark(KGI, #4) by Banks, Maya 1/14
Read any book of your choice.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

2011 Reading Challenge Summary

Posted by Ann Roberts at 12:08 PM 0 comments

I enjoyed doing these challenges but they are time consuming. I’m wondering if that is why my overall reading count for the year was down.

For 2012, I’m only going to participate in three challenges:

Goodreads 2012 Reading Challenge (Goal: 300 books)

Goodreads Romance Readers Monthly Reading Challenge

Goodreads Monthly Favorite Author Challenge

2012 RRRC's Books I Read for a Challenge CHALLENGE (300 books)

Goodreads Random Book List Challenge

Now to the results from 2011…

Goodreads Romance Readers Reading Challenges Monthly Challenges

Books Read Book Goal % Completed
10 10 100%
10 10 100%
10 10 100%
10 10 100%
5 10 50%
10 10 100%
10 10 100%
10 10 100%
11 11 100%
11 10 110%
6 10 60%
10 10 100%

Goodreads A-Z Romance Title Challenge
26 OF 26 COMPLETED

TheBookVixens: Outdo Yourself Challenge / Goodreads 2011 Reading Challenge

2011 Reading Goal: 350 books
2010 Actual Books Read: 332 books (93,804 pages)

2011 Actual: 265 Books (80,003 pages)

TheBookVixen Men in Uniform Challenge

Stopped counting once I reached the highest level CHIEF having read 16+ books.

Goodreads Romance 101 Reading Challenge

GoodReads Reading Tournament – The Name Game Edition Challenge

Started this one…but it was just too difficult to keep track of.

Goodreads Romance 101 Reading Challenge

8 of 12 Completed

 

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