Thursday, January 1, 2009

Challenges I'm Going To Do In '09

I saw a bunch of challenges last year, but I saw them too late and I knew I probably wouldn't be able to catch up. So, now that '09 is upon us I'm going to do some challenges such as:



List Of Books Read In '09:

1. What Would Emma Do? by Eillen Cook
2. Privilege by Kate Brian
3. You Had Me At Halo by Amanda Ashby
4. The September Sisters by Jillian Cator
5. Poseur by Rachel Maude
6. 3 Willows by Ann Brashares
7. Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols
8. Breathe My Name by R.A. Nelson
9. Confessions Of A Triple Shot Betty by Jody Gerhman
10. Triple Shot Bettys In Love by Jody Gerhman
11. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
12. Deadly Little Secret by Laurie Faria Stolarz
13. Evermore by Alyson Noel
14. Perfect Chemistry Simone Elkeles
15. Riding The Universe by Gaby Triana
16. Something, Maybe by Elizabeth Scott
17. To Be Mona by Kelly Easton
18. Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott
19. Willow by Julia Hoban
20. I Know It's Over by C.K. Kelly Martin
21. Just One Wish by Janette Rallison
22. Breathing by Chyerl Renne Herbsman
23. Paisly Hanover Acts Out by Carmen Turrtle
24. Bleed by Laurie Faria Stolarz
25. The Forest Of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
26. Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee
27. The King's Rose by Alisa Libby
28. Hate List by Jennifer Brown
29. Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender
30. Five More Minutes by Darlene Ryan
31. Sophomore Switch by Abby McDonald
32. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
33. Post Grad by Emily Cassel
34. The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong
35. Because I Am Furniture by Thalia Chaltas
36. Secrets of Truth and Beauty by Megan Frazer
38. Faery Rebles by R.J. Anderson
29. The King's Rose by Alise Libby
30. Lovestruck Summer by Melissa Walker
31. Jane In Bloom by Deborah Lytton
32. Along For The Ride by Sarah Dessen
33. And Then Everything Unraveled by Jennifer Sturman
34. The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams
35. Post Grad by Emily Cassel
36. Fairest of Them All by Jan Blazanin
37. A Match Made In High School by Kristin Walker
38. Give Up The Ghost by Megan Crewe
39. The Real Real by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
40. Girlfriend Material by Melissa Kantor
41. Touch by Francine Prose
42. Coffeehouse Angel by Suzanne Selfors
43. Sprout by Dale Peck
44. Ash by Malinda Lo
45. Prada and Prejudice by Mandy Hubbard
46. Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life by Rachel Renee Russell
47. The Good, The Fab, The Ugly by Rachel Maude
48. The Lost Summer by Kathryn Williams
49. Front and Center by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
50. Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner
51. Project Sweet Life by Brent Hartinger
52. Lipstick Apology by Jennifer Jabaley
53. Tricks by Ellen Hopkins
54. Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks by Lauren Myrcale
55. Fairy Tale by Cyn Balog
56. Girl Stays In The Picture: A Girl Novel by Melissa De La Cruz
57. The Uninvited by Tim Wayne-Jones
58. I Can't Keep My Own Secrets edited by Paul Smith
59. One Lonely Degree by C.K. Kelly Martin
60. Nothing Like You by Lauren Stransick
61. Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis
62. Are U 4 Real by Sara Kadefors
63. After by Amy Efaw
64. Sleepless by Thomas Fahy
65. Fire by Kristin Cashore
66. Meridian by Amber Kizer
67. Devil's Kiss by Sarwart Chadda
68. My Soul To Take by Rachel Vincent
69. Nothing But Ghosts by Beth Kuephnert
70. Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr
71. Crash Into Me by Albert Borris
72. The Fidelity Files by Jesscia Brody
73. Hush, Hush by Becca Fizpatrick
74. Once A Witch by Carolyn MacCullough
75. Candor by Pam Bachorz
76. Crazy Beatiful by Lauren- Bartaz Logsted
77. My Invented Life by Lauren Bjorkman
78. Dreaming Antashia by Joy Prebble
79. The Secret Year by Jennifer R. Hubbard
80. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
81. Demon Chick by Marilyn Kaye
82. My But, The Earth, and Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
83. As You Wish by Jackson Pearce
84. Blood Promise by Richelle Mead
85. Shawdow Kiss by Richelle Mead
86. I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to be Your Class President by Josh Lieb
87. Liar by Justine Larbalestier
88. Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse by Kaleb Nation
89. Troy High by Shana Norris
90. Hold Still by Nina Lacour
91. Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle
92. Of All The Stupid Things by Alexandra Diaz
93. The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott
94. Every Little Thing In The World by Nina de Gramont
95. Ice by Sarah Beth Durst
96. Secerts Girls Keep(& Why) by Carrie Sliver-Stock
97. Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles
98. How To Ruin Your Boyfriend's Reputation by Simone Elkeles
99. Snap by Carol Snow
100. Deadly Little Lies by Laurie Stolarz

*Completed!*

101. The Snowball Effect by Holly Nicole Hoxter
102. Medina Hill by Trilby Kent
103. Stupid Cupid by Rhonda Stapleton
104. The Ex Games by Jennifer Echols
105. Little Black Lies by Tish Cohen
106. Fat Cat by Robin Brande
107. The Everafter by Amy Huntley
108. The Life of Glass by Jillian Cantor
109. Undead Much? by Stacey Jay
110. The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg
111. Hex Hall by Racel Hawkins
112. Princess for Hire by Lindsey Leavitt
113. The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
114. The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
115. Dirty Little Secrets by C.J. Omololu
116. Devoured by Amanda Marrone
117. Let It Snow by John Green, Mauren Johnson, Lauren Myrcale
118. Demon Princess: Regin or Shine by Michelle Rown
119. Boys, Girls and Other Hazdours Materials by Roslanid Wiseman
120. Hearts At Stake by Alex Harvey
121. Girl On The Other Side by Deobrah Kerbel
122. Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers
123. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
124. The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
125. The Line by Terri Hall
126. Tangled by Carolyn Mackler
127. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain






It's going to fun to find books with titles that start with all the letters of the alphabet.

List of Books Read for this Challenge:
A: Absolutely Maybe by Lisa Yee
B: Breathe My Name by R.A. Nelson
C: Confessions Of A Triple Shot Betty by Jody Gerhman
D: Deadly Little Secret by Laurie Faria Stolarz
E: Evermore by Alyson Noel
F: Forest Of Hands and Teeth, The by Carrie Ryan
G: Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols

H: Hush, Hush by Becca Fizpatrick

I: I Know It's Over by C.K. Kelly Martin

J: Just One Wish by Janette Rallison

K: Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle

L: Lovestruck Summer by Melissa Walker

M: My Invented Life by Lauren Bjorkman

N: Nothing But Ghosts by Beth Kuephnert
O: Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr
P: Privilege by Kate Brian
Q:
R: Riding The Universe by Gaby Triana

S: September Sisters, The by Jillian Cantor

T: Triple Shot Bettys In Love by Jody Gerhman

U: Unwritten Rule, The by Elizabeth Scott

V:

W: What Would Emma Do? by Eileen Cook

X:

Y: You Had Me At Halo by Amanda Ashby

Z:





This looks like it's going to be exciting! To find out more about it go here.

I'm supposed to list all of the ARCs/ review copies I have so far. So here they are:
  1. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  2. Paisley Hanover Acts Out by Cameron Tuttle
  3. Willow by Julia Hoban
  4. The Kings Rose by Alisa Libby
  5. Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
  6. Flygirl by Sheri L. Smith
  7. Breathe My Name by R.A. Nelson
  8. Plus by Veronica Chambers
  9. The Rule of the Won by Stefan Petrucha
  10. Hottie by Jonathan Bernstein
  11. The Good, The Fab, and The Ugly by Rachel Maude
  12. The September Sisters by Jillian Cantar
  13. Golden Girl by Micol Ostow
  14. Taken By Storm by Angela Morrison
  15. Prada and Prejudice by Manndy Hubbard
  16. Going To Far by Jennifer Echols
  17. Farey Rebels by R.J. Andrson
  18. Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
  19. Triple Shot Bettys in Love by Jody Gehrman
  20. The Anatomy Of Wings by Karen Foxlee
  21. Farey Rebels by R.J. Anderson
The Story Siren started this one. Anyway, there are a ton of great debut novels coming out this year. So, why not do this? I will keep a list here that lists the books when I've read them and I'll put a link with it to my review of said book.

1. The September Sisters by Jillian Cantar
2. The Forest Of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
3. Breathing by Chyerl Renne Herbsman
4. Willow by Julia Hoban
5. Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender
6. Hate List by Jennifer Brown
7. Post Grad by Emily Cassel
8. And Then Everything Unraveled by Jennifer Sturman
9. Fairest of Them All by Jan Blazanin
10. Secrets of Truth and Beauty by Megan Frazer
11. Faery Rebles by R.J. Anderson
12. Give Up The Ghost by Megan Crewe
13. As You Wish by Jackson Pearce
14. Ash by Malinda Lo
15. Dreaming Antashia by Joy Pebble
16. Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse by Kaleb Nation
17. My Invented Life by Lauren Bjorkman
18. Candor by Pam Bachorz
19. Hush, Hush by Becca Fizpartick
20. Prada and Prejudice by Mandy Hubbard
21. Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis
22. Lipstick Apolgy by Jennifer Jabaley
23. Nothing Like You by Lauren Stransick
24. Devil's Kiss by Sarwart Chadda
25. Fairy Tale by Cyn Balog

*Completed!*

What are some of the challenges you guys are doing in '09?

9 comments:

  1. zomg excuse me please while I drool all over your arc pile.

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  2. I'm doing the ARC challenge too! And the YA challenge and Graphic Novel challenge!

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  3. I'm going to do a 50book challenge and on the YABC Forum we read a differently themed book each month. I think I'll try and get them posted on my sidebar also.

    =)
    TruBlu

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  4. Hmm, I might do the 100+ challenge!

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  5. great challenges! I'm doing this read a book from every state one

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  6. Good Luck with your challenges!

    Also, would you like to do a link exchange with me?
    http://www.kayleesbookshelf.blogspot.com

    Thanks!
    -Kaylee.

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  7. heyy lauren!

    HOW do you join a challenge. I want to join the 100+ reading challenge. . . i have a PREEETTY strong feeling i could do it; i read over 138 books in 2008. . . should be pretty easy.

    <3 Leah

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  8. I'm jealous of your ARC pile!!!
    I'm new to book blogging...how did you get all of them?!
    Willing to let me borrow any?!

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