May 012013
 
This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Reading Challenges 2013

 

Challenges Completed / Up To Date

There are challenges that I have not even begun yet, and then there are challenges that I have completed or completed some of the levels.

These challenges are:

  • Reading Challenge Addict – Completed – Out of this World
  • The New Year’s Resolution Challenge – Completed – Passionate
  • 2013 ARC Reading Challenge – Bronze and Silver levels completed
  • 2013 eBook Challenge – FLoppy, CD and DVD levels completed
  • 2013 Genre Variety Reading Challenge – Careful and Cautious levels completed
  • 2013 Monthly Keyword Challenge – January to April
  • Nerdy Non-Fiction Challenge – Geek and Dork levels completed
  • Non-Fiction / Memoir Challenge – Elementary and Diploma levels completed
  • Reading 52 Books in 52 Weeks – 28 Books
  • Wishlist Challenge – January to April

 

Reading Challenge Addict

Reading Challenge Addict - COMPLETED

The goal of this challenge is to read a certain amount of books in 2013.

I am a reading addict.

I have completed all the levels.

Easy as Pie: 1-5 Challenges

On the Roof: 6-10 Challenges 

In Flight: 11-15 Challenges

Out of This World: 16+ Challenges

  1. 27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes by Shelley Lynn
  2. A Bride’s Dilemma in Friendship, Tennessee by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  3. A Cast of Stones by Patrick Carr
  4. Adventuring through the Bible by Ray C. Stedman
  5. Author Publicity Pack by Shelly Hitz
  6. A Year of Book Marketing by Heather Hart
  7. Babylon’s Falling by William Collins
  8. Claudia, wife of Pontius Pilate by Diana Wallis Taylor
  9. Gods and Kings: Chronicles of Kings by Lynn Astin
  10. How To Twitter by Shelley Myers
  11. Lifestyle of  a Prophet by James W. Goll
  12. Mind of Her Own by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  13. My Life as a Bush Impersonator and my heart imitating Jesus by Jason Morgan
  14. No Greater Love by Kathi Macias
  15. Reign, the Chronicles of Jezebel by Ginger Garret
  16. Seeking Adam by Pete Kozier
  17. Shattered by Dani Pettrey
  18. Sherlock Holmes and the Needle’s Eye by Len Bailey
  19. Strength Renewed by Shirley Corder
  20. Swept Away bu Mary Connealy
  21. Take a chance on me by Susan May Warren
  22. Tathea by Anne Perry
  23. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  24. The Moses Quilt by Kathi Macias
  25. The Survivor by DiAnn Mills
  26. The Widow of Saunders Creek by Tracy Bateman
  27. When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski
  28. White by Ted Dekker

 

Graphic for New Year's Resolution Reading Challenge

The New Year’s Resolution Challenge - COMPLETED

The goal is to read books on subjects about you New Year resolutions that will stimulate you to take action and reach your goals.

I have completed this challenge.

Resolved: 1 book

Determined: 2 books

 Committed: 3 books

Passionate: 4 books

  1.  27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes – Shelly Lynn
  2. A Year of Book Marketing - Heather Hart
  3. Author Publicity Pack by Shelley Hitz
  4. Ingenious Guide to Twitter – Steve Eason
  5. Ingenious Guide to Pinterest – Steve Eason

 

ARC

2013 ARC Reading Challenge

Hosted by: So Many Precious Books So Little Time

I have completed Bronze and Silver levels.

Bronze: Read 1-12 ARCS

Silver: Read 24 ARCS

  1. A Bride’s Dilemma in Friendship, Tennessee by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  2. A Cast of Stones by Patrick Carr
  3. Adventuring through the Bible by Ray C. Stedman
  4. A Year of Book Marketing by Heather Hart
  5. Babylon’s Falling by William Collins
  6. Claudia, wife of Pontius Pilate by Diana Wallis Taylor
  7. How To Twitter by Shelley Myers
  8. Lifestyle of  a Prophet by James W. Goll
  9. Mind of Her Own by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  10. My Life as a Bush Impersonator and my heart imitating Jesus by Jason Morgan
  11. No Greater Love by Kathi Macias
  12. Reign, the Chronicles of Jezebel by Ginger Garret
  13. Seeking Adam by Pete Kozier
  14. Shattered by Dani Pettrey
  15. Sherlock Holmes and the Needle’s Eye by Len Bailey
  16. Strength Renewed by Shirley Corder
  17. Swept Away bu Mary Connealy
  18. Take a chance on me by Susan May Warren
  19. Tathea by Anne Perry
  20. The Moses Quilt

    by Kathi Macias

  21. The Survivor by DiAnn Mills
  22. The Widow of Saunders Creek by Tracey Bateman
  23. Understanding Jesus by Stephen M Miller
  24. When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski
  • Gold: Read 30 ARCS
  • Platinum: Read 35 or more ARCS

 

2013 eBook Challenge

The goal is to read a certain amount of eBooks.

I have completed levels CD and DVD

Floppy disk – 5 eBooks

CD – 10 eBooks

DVD – 25 eBooks

  1. 27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes by Shelley Lynn
  2. A Bride’s Dilemma in Friendship, Tennessee by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  3. A Cast of Stones by Patrick Carr
  4. Adventuring through the Bible by Ray C. Stedman
  5. Author Publicity Pack by Shelly Hitz
  6. A Year of Book Marketing by Heather Hart
  7. Babylon’s Falling by William Collins
  8. Claudia, wife of Pontius Pilate by Diana Wallis Taylor
  9. Gods and Kings: Chronicles of Kings by Lynn Astin
  10. How To Twitter by Shelley Myers
  11. Lifestyle of  a Prophet by James W. Goll
  12. Mind of Her Own by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  13. My Life as a Bush Impersonator and my heart imitating Jesus by Jason Morgan
  14. No Greater Love by Kathi Macias
  15. Reign, the Chronicles of Jezebel by Ginger Garret
  16. Seeking Adam by Pete Kozier
  17. Shattered by Dani Pettrey
  18. Sherlock Holmes and the Needle’s Eye by Len Bailey
  19. Swept Away bu Mary Connealy
  20. Take a chance on me by Susan May Warren
  21. Tathea by Anne Perry
  22. The Moses Quilt by Kathi Macias
  23. The Survivor by DiAnn Mills
  24. The Widow of Saunders Creek by Tracy Bateman
  25. When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski
  • Memory stick – 50 eBooks
  • Hard drive – 75 eBooks
  • Server – 100 eBooks
  • Human brain – 150 eBooks

 

Genre image

2013 Genre Variety Reading Challenge

Hosted by:  A Daydreamer’s Thoughts

I have completed Careful and Cautious.

 Careful; 6 different genres, 6 books

Cautious 12 Different genres, 12 books

  1. Biblical Fiction – Claudia, Wife of Pontius Pilate by Diana Wallis Taylor
  2. Classic Fantasy – The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  3. Contemporary Romance: Mind of Her Own by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  4. Devotional: Strength Renewed by Shirley Corder
  5. Historical: The Moses Quilt by Kathi Macias
  6. Medieval Fantasy: A Cast of Stones by Patrick Carr
  7. Mystery Romance: Shattered by Dani Pettrey
  8. Non-Fiction Christian: When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski
  9. Non-Fiction Marketing: A Year of Book Marketing by Heather Hart
  10. Non-Fiction Self Help: How To Twitter by Stacey Myers
  11. Religion: Understanding Jesus by Stephen M. Miller
  12. Science Fiction – Seeking Adam by Pete Kozier
  13. Suspense: The Widow of Saunders Creek by Tracy Bateman
  14. Western: Swept Away by Mary Connealy
  • Branching; 18 different genres, 18 books
  • Avid Reader; 24 different genres, 24 books
  • Champion; 30 different genres, 30 book

Keyword

Monthly Key word Challenge 2013

Hosted by:  Bookmark To Blog

The goal of this challenge is to read one book per month with title containing one or more of the keywords for that month.

I have completed the months from January to April.

January: White by Ted Dekker

FebruaryWhen Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski

March: My Treasures by Heather Bixler

April: A Bride’s Dilemma in Friendship, Tennessee by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer

 

Bookmark To Blog

Nerdy Non-Fiction Reading Challenge 2013

The goal of this challenge is to read non-fiction books from different categories.

I have completed Geek and Dork levels.

Geek: 4-6 books in at least 2-3 different categories

Dork: 7-10 books in at least 4-5 different categories 

  1. 27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes by Shelley Lynn
  2. Adventuring through the Bible by Ray C. Stedman
  3. Author Publicity Pack by Shelly Hitz
  4. A Year of Book Marketing by Heather Hart
  5. How To Twitter by Shelley Myers
  6. Ingenious Guide to Twitter – Steve Eason
  7. Ingenious Guide to Pinerest – Steve Eason
  8. Lifestyle of  a Prophet by James W. Goll
  9. My Life as a Bush Impersonator and my heart imitating Jesus by Jason Morgan
  10. When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski
  •  Dweeb: 11- 14 books in at least 6-7 different categories
  • Nerd: 15+ books in at least 8+ different categories

 

Non-Fiction/Non-Memoir Reading Challenge 2013

The goal is to read non-fiction books.  There are certain rules of books that do not count.

I have completed Elementary and Diploma levels.

Elementary – 5 nonfiction books

Diploma – 10 nonfiction books

  1. 27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes by Shelley Lynn
  2. Adventuring through the Bible by Ray C. Stedman
  3. Author Publicity Pack by Shelly Hitz
  4. A Year of Book Marketing by Heather Hart
  5. How To Twitter by Shelley Myers
  6. Ingenious Guide to Twitter – Steve Eason
  7. Ingenious Guide to Pinterest – Steve Eason
  8. Lifestyle of  a Prophet by James W. Goll
  9. My Life as a Bush Impersonator and my heart imitating Jesus by Jason Morgan
  10. When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski
  • Bachelor’s Degree - 15 nonfiction books
  • Master’s Degree -  20 nonfiction books
  • PhD - 25 nonfiction books

 

Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks

The goal is to read 1 book each week for 52 weeks.

So far I have read 28 books.

  1. 27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes by Shelley Lynn
  2. A Bride’s Dilemma in Friendship, Tennessee by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  3. A Cast of Stones by Patrick Carr
  4. Adventuring through the Bible by Ray C. Stedman
  5. Author Publicity Pack by Shelly Hitz
  6. A Year of Book Marketing by Heather Hart
  7. Babylon’s Falling by William Collins
  8. Claudia, wife of Pontius Pilate by Diana Wallis Taylor
  9. Gods and Kings: Chronicles of Kings by Lynn Astin
  10. How To Twitter by Shelley Myers
  11. Lifestyle of  a Prophet by James W. Goll
  12. Mind of Her Own by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer
  13. My Life as a Bush Impersonator and my heart imitating Jesus by Jason Morgan
  14. No Greater Love by Kathi Macias
  15. Reign, the Chronicles of Jezebel by Ginger Garret
  16. Seeking Adam by Pete Kozier
  17. Shattered by Dani Pettrey
  18. Sherlock Holmes and the Needle’s Eye by Len Bailey
  19. Strength Renewed by Shirley Corder
  20. Swept Away bu Mary Connealy
  21. Take a chance on me by Susan May Warren
  22. Tathea by Anne Perry
  23. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  24. The Moses Quilt by Kathi Macias
  25. The Survivor by DiAnn Mills
  26. The Widow of Saunders Creek by Tracy Bateman
  27. When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski
  28. White by Ted Dekker

 

Wishlist

Wishlist Challenge 2013

Hosted by: Uniflame Creates

The goal of this challenge is to read 12 books, one each month, that you are eager to read and do not own yet.

I have completed my wishlist for January to April.

1. Mind of Her Own by Diana Lesire Brandmeyer

2. When Donkeys Talk by Tyler Blanski

3. The Moses Quilt by Kathi Macias

4. A Cast of Stones by Patrick Carr

 

 Uncompleted Challenges

  • 2013 Mystery / Crime Reading Challenge
  • Embarresment of Riches TBR
  • 2013 TBR Reading Pile
  • Mount TBR

 

Mystery Crime

2013 Mystery / Crime Reading Challenge

Hosted by: The Crafty Book Nerd

The goal of the challenge is to read mystery and/or crime novels or short stories.

I have read two of the five books for the Detective level.

5 books= Detective

  1. Shattered by Dani Pettrey
  2. Sherlock Holmes and the Needle’s Eye by Len Bailey
  • 10 books = Sergeant
  • 15 books = Lieutenant
  • 20 books = Captain
  • 25 books = Chief
  • 30+ books = Sherlock Holmes

 

Embarrassment of Riches TBR

The goal is to read books that you have owned prior to 1 January 2013.

I have read 4 of the 6 books for Copper level

Copper:  Read 6 TBR books between Jan 1 and Dec 31 2013.

  1. 27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes – Shelly Lynn
  2. Gods and Kings: Chronicles of Kings - Lynn Austin
  3. How To Twitter by Shelley Myers
  4. White by Ted Dekker
  • Bronze: Read 12 TBR books between Jan 1 and Dec 31 2013.
  • Silver: Read 24 TBR books between Jan 1 and Dec 31 2013
  • Gold: Read 36 TBR books between Jan 1 and Dec 31 2013.
  • Platinum: Read 50 TBR books between Jan 1 and Dec 31 2013.

 

2013 TBR Pile Reading Challenge

The goal is to read books you personally own and released in 2012 and earlier.

1-10 –A Firm Handshake

  1. 27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes – Shelly Lynn
  2. Gods and Kings: Chronicles of Kings - Lynn Austin
  3. How To Twitter by Shelley Myers
  4. White by Ted Dekker
  • 11-20 –A Friendly Hug
  • 21-30 –A Sweet Kiss
  • 31-40 –Love At First Sight
  • 41-50 –Married With Children

 

Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2013

The goal is to read books you own prior to 1 January 2013.

This challenge also has levels. I am going to start at Pikes Peak and move up. Perhaps Mars is not so far off.

Pikes Peak: 12 books

  1. The Eden Diet – Rita Hancock
  2. White – Ted Dekker
  3. 27 Delicious and Nutritious Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes – Shelly Lynne
  4. The Widow of Saunders Creek – Tracey Bateman
  5. Gods and Kings – Lynn Austin
  6. Ingenious Guide to Twitter – Steve Eason
  7. My Life as a Bush impersonator and my heart for imitating Jesus
  8. No Greater Love – Kathi Macias
  9. Adventuring through the Bible – Ray C Stedman
  10. The Hobbit – J.R.R Tolkien
  • Mount Blanc: 24 books
  • Mt. Vancouver: 36 books
  • Mt. Ararat: 48 books
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro: 60 books
  • El Toro: 75 books
  • Mount Everest: 100 books
  • Mount Olympus (Mars): 150 books

 

 

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