Tuesday, January 1, 2013

2012 Reading Challenges

Here are the reading challenges I participated in for 2012.

Goodreads challenge

For the Goodreads.com 2012 challenge I decided to read 66 books. Instead, I read 82.


I signed up to listen to 12 audio books. Instead, I listened to 36.

1) Abhorsen: Sabriel by Garth Nix, read by Tim Curry
2) Daughter of the Lioness: Trickster's Choice by Tamora Pierce, read by Trini Alvarado
3) Rocannon's World by Ursula K. le Guin, read by Stefan Rudnicki
4) Midnight Magic: Murder At Midnight by Avi, read by Jeff Woodman
5) Avalon High by Meg Cabot, read by Debra Wiseman
6) Moby-Dick by Herman Melville, read by Anthony Heald
7) The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein, read by Lloyd James
8) The Princess Bride by William Goldman, read by Rob Reiner
9) Princess Academy by Shannon Hale, performed by various readers
10) Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, read by Nadia May
11) Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein, read by Lloyd James
12) Beka Cooper: Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce, read by Susan Denaker

EXTRA!!!

13) Starman Jones by Robert A. Heinlein, read by Paul Michael Garcia
14) Inheritance: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini, read by Gerard Doyle
15) Angelic by Kelly Armstrong, read by Laural Merlington
16) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
17) Cyprss Hollow Yarn: How to Knit a Love Song by Rachael Herron
18) Daughter of the Lioness: Trickster's Queen by Tamora Pierce
19) Hexed by Ilona Andrews
20) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
21) Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony by Eoin Colfer
22) Podkayne of Mars by Robert A. Heinlein
23) Looking for Alaska by John Green
24) Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer
25) Armor by John Steakley
36) Beka Cooper: Terrier by Tamora Pierce



For this challenge I decided to read 13 witchy books. Instead I read 42...I should have known myself better than to pick such a low number. :)

1) Bone: Rose by Jeff Smith and Charles Vess
2) Bone: Quest for the Spark by Thomas E. Sniegoski
3) Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
4) Beka Cooper: Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce
5) Inheritance: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini 
6) The New Death and others by James Hutchings
7) Angelic by Kelly Armstrong
8) Discworld: Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett
9) Daughter of the Lioness: Trickster's Queen by Tamora Pierce
10) Discworld: I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett
11) Hexed by Ilona Andrews
12) Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony by Eoin Colfer
13) Bone: Out from Boneville by Jeff Smith

EXTRA!!!

14) Bone: The Great Cow Race by Jeff Smith
15) Bone: The Dragonslayer by Jeff Smith
16) Bone: Eyes of the Storm by Jeff Smith
17) Bone: Treasure Hunters by Jeff Smith
18) Bone: Ghost Circles by Jeff Smith
19) Bone: Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border by Jeff Smith
20) Bone: Old Man's Cave by Jeff Smith
21) Bone: Crown of Horns by Jeff Smith
22) AlmaMia Cienfuegos: a Story of Blood, Scars, and Nightmares by Magaly Guerrero
23) Twixt Firelight and Water: A Tale of Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier
24) Sevenwaters: Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier
25) Songmaster by Orson Scott Card
26) Beka Cooper: Mastiff by Tamora Pierce
27) Song of the Lioness: Alanna: The first Adventure by Tamora Pierce
28) Song of the Lioness: In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce
29) Song of the Lioness: The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce
30) Song of the Lioness: Lioness Rampant by Tamora Pierce
31) Immortals: Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce
32) The Dresden Files: Welcome to the Jungle by Jim Butcher
33) Immortals: Wolf Speaker by Tamora Pierce
34) Immortals: Emperor Mage by Tamora Pierce
35) Immortals: The Realms of the Gods by Tamora Pierce
36) Beka Cooper: Terrier by Tamora Pierce
37) Protector of the Small: First Test by Tamora Pierce
38) Protector of the Small: Page by Tamora Pierce
39) Protector of the Small: Squire by Tamora Pierce
40) Protector of the Small: Lady Knight by Tamora Pierce
41) Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales by Tamora Pierce
42) Discworld: Tiffany Aching: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett



For this one I signed up to read 50 fantasy books. I wound up reading 55.

1) Bone: Ghost Circles by Jeff Smith
2) Bone: Treasure Hunters by Jeff Smith
3) Bone: Crown of Horns by Jeff Smith
4) Abhorsen: Sabriel by Garth Nix
5) Daughter of the Lioness: Trickster's Choice by Tamora Pierce
6) Girls' Night In by Jim Smiley
7) Bone: Rose by Jeff Smith and Charles Vess
8) Avalon High by Meg Cabot
9) Bone: Quest for the Spark by Thomas E. Sniegoski
10) The Princess Bride by William Goldman
11) A Questionable Hero by Kiki Howell
12) Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
13) Beka Cooper: Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce
14) Inheritance: Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
15) The New Death and others by James Hutchings
16) Angelic by Kelly Armstrong
17) Discworld: Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett
18) Daughter of the Lioness: Trickster's Queen by Tamora Pierce
19) Discworld: I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett
20) Hexed by Ilona Andrews
21) Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony by Eoin Colfer
22) Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer
23) Bone: Out from Boneville by Jeff Smith
24) Bone: The Great Cow Race by Jeff Smith
25) Bone: The Dragonslayer by Jeff Smith
26) Bone: Eyes of the Storm by Jeff Smith
27) Bone: Rock Jaw: Master of the Eastern Border by Jeff Smith
28) Bone: Old Man's Cave by Jeff Smith
29) AlmaMia Cienfuegos: a Story of Blood, Scars, and Nightmares by Magaly Guerrero
30) Twixt Firelight and Water: A Tale of Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier
31) Sevenwaters: Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier
32) Beka Cooper: Mastiff by Tamora Pierce
33) Crimson City by Liz Maverick
34) Song of the Lioness: Alanna: The first Adventure by Tamora Pierce
35) Song of the Lioness: In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce
36) Song of the Lioness: The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce
37) Song of the Lioness: Lioness Rampant by Tamora Pierce
38) Immortals: Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce
39) The Dresden Files: Welcome to the Jungle by Jim Butcher
40) Immortals: Wolf Speaker by Tamora Pierce
41) Immortals: Emperor Mage by Tamora Pierce
42) Immortals: The Realms of the Gods by Tamora Pierce
43) Beka Cooper: Terrier by Tamora Pierce
44) Protector of the Small: First Test by Tamora Pierce
45) Protector of the Small: Page by Tamora Pierce
46) Protector of the Small: Squire by Tamora Pierce
47) Both Alike in Dignity by Jim Smiley
48) Protector of the Small: Lady Knight by Tamora Pierce
49) Tortall and Other Lands: A Collection of Tales by Tamora Pierce
50) Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Extra...

51) Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer
52) Discworld: Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett
53) Discworld: Tiffany Aching: The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
54) Sevenwaters: Flame of Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier
55) The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien


 
This is the only challenge that I didn't exceed the goal I set for myself. I aimed for 15 scifi books, and I read 15 scifi books.

1) Rocannon's World by Ursula K. le Guin
2) The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein
3) Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
4) Starman Jones by Robert A. Heinlein
5) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
6) Podkayne of Mars by Robert A. Heinlein
7) Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony by Eoin Colfer
8) Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception by Eoin Colfer
9) Armor by John Steakley
10) Songmaster by Orson Scott Card
11) Animorphs: The Visitor by K.A. Applegate
12) Fahrenheit 451: Authorized Adaptation by Tim Hamilton
13) Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
14) Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer
15) The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. le Guin

3 comments:

Shalet Jimmy said...

I am so happy that you could overdo your reading challenge. Kudos..All the best and a happy new year....

Sarita Rucker said...

Happy new year! :)

Magaly Guerrero said...

You are so much better than I am at keeping track. I stopped writing the titles down after I reached 113 books *bad, bad, bad Magaly*

You did famously!

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