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2013 Outdo Yourself Challenge

Reading Challenge Details:
  • Runs January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013 (books read prior to 1/1/2013 do not count towards the challenge). You can join at anytime. Sign up on The Book Vixen’s blog.
  • The goal is to outdo yourself by reading more books in 2013 than you did in 2012. See the different levels below and pick the one that works best for you. You can move up a level as often as you’d like but no moving down.
  • Books can be any format (bound, ebook, audio).
  • Novellas that are at least 100 pages in length, as well as full-length novels, will count for this reading challenge.
  • Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
  • Grab the reading challenge button and post this reading challenge on your blog to track your progress. Please include a link back to this sign-up post so others can join the reading challenge too. You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads or LibraryThing.

Levels:
     Getting my heart rate up – Read 1–5 more books
     Out of breath – Read 6–10 more books
     Breaking a sweat – Read 11–15 more books
     I’m on fire! – Read 16+ more books



Okay, so I always read more than 100 books in a year, so the obvious level for me is I'm on Fire! At the end of the year I will know how many books I have read, and how many I need to read in 2013. Don't worry, I'll let you know too.  (^_^)


*Update* I need to read 153 books.


1. Readers Digest Treasury of Joy and Inspiration
2. Home Workout - DK Canada Publishing
3. The Lost Prince - Julie Kagawa
4. Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Caregivers
5. Life of Pi - Yann Martel
6. Sophie & Carter - Chelsea Fine
7. Fifty Shades of Grey - E.L. James
8. Wintergirls - Laurie Halse Anderson
9. Heaven Sent - E. Van Lowe
10. Get Started Pilates - Anya Hayes
11. The Bracelet - Roberta Gately
12. Rally 'Round the Corpse - Hy Conrad
13. The Love Dog - Elsa Watson
14. The Immortal Rules - Julie Kagawa
15. Writers' Devotions To Go - LeAnn Campbell
16. The Map of the Sky - Felix J. Palma
17. Diva Delights Devotions To Go - Marilyn Nutter
18. Baked Alaska - Josi Kilpack
19. Edgewood - Karen McQuestion
20. Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Mothers and Daughters
21. India Black and the Shadows of Anarchy - Carol K. Carr
22. Trouble in the Tarot - Kari Lee Townsend
23. Complete Painting and Drawing Handbook
24. The Stonecutter - Camilla Lackberg
25. The Sunshine When She's Gone - Thea Goodman
26. I Am Alive - Cameron Jace
27. Around the World Cookbook - Abigail Johnson Dodge
28. A Shade of Vampire - Bella Forrest 
29. The Big Book of Things to Make
30. Lead Your Family Like Jesus - Blanchard, Hodges & Goyer
31. The Secret of Ella & Micha - Jessica Sorensen
32. The House at the End of Hope Street - Meena van Praag
33. Pilgrimage of Promise - Cathy Bryant
34. Evidence of Life - Barbara Taylor Sissel
35. Jack Templar Monster Hunter - Jeff Gunhus
36. Always Watching - Chevy Stevens
37. The Keeper of Dawn - J.B. Hickman
38. The Kitchen Garden Cookbook
39. A Work in Progress - Brad Cotton
40. Duchess - Susan May Warren
41. A Shade of Blood - Bella Forrest
42. Guilty Wives - James Patterson
43. Running Away To Home - Jennifer Wilson
44. The Promise Box - Tricia Goyer
45. Reader's Digest: Stories In Uniform
46. Unremembered - Jessica Brody
47. Impostor - Susanne Winnacker
48. Last Train To Omaha - Ann Whitely-Gillen
49. The Fallen Prince - Shea Berkley
50. I, Spy - Jordan McCollum
51. Linked - Imogen Howsen
52. Jack Templar and the Monster Academy - Jeff Gunhus
53. Chameleon - Kelly Oram
54. Real Mom's Devotions To Go
55. A Castle of Sand - Bella Forrest
56. Two-way Street - Lauren Barnholdt
57. How My Summer Went Up In Flames - Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
58. Ghost Light - E.J. Stevens
59. Dirty Little Secret - Jennifer Echols
60. On My Knees - Periel Aschenbrand
61. What The Spell - Brittany Geragotelis
62. OCD Love Story - Corey Ann Haydu
63. Poison Princess - Kresley Cole
64. Three Little Words - Susan Mallery
65. Rory - Ciye Cho
66. The Coincidence of Callie & Kayden - Jessica Sorensen
67. The Redemption of Callie & Kayden - Jessica Sorensen
68. The Forsaken - Lisa M. Stasse
69. Kotowaza: Useful Japanese Proverbs & Sayings
70. The Silent summer of Kyle McGinley - Jan Andrews
71. Burn For Burn - Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian
72. A Natural History of Dragons - Marie Brennan
73. A Christmas Gift for Rose - Tricia Goyer
74. Rocky Road - Josi S. Kilpack
75. The Iron Traitor - Julie Kagawa
76. Dangerous Girls - Abigail Haas
77. Rot & Ruin - Jonathan Maberry
78. A Christmas Carol - Michele Gorman
79. Jack Templar and the Lord of the Vampires - Jeff Gunhus
80. Inspector Hobbes and the Blood - Wilkie Martin
81. Fury - Elizabeth Miles
82. Billy Moon - Douglas Lain
83. The Romney Family Table Cookbook
84. The Star Attraction - Alison Sweeney
85. Night Chill - Jeff Gunhus
86. Pies Sweet and Savory
87. Hidden - Catherine McKenzie
88. Dog Encyclopedia
89. Forbidden Sister - V.C. Andrews
90. Ink - Amanda Sun
91. Lucky Man - Michael J. Fox
92. AARP 2013 Almanac
93. Art That Changed The World
94. A Shadow of Light - Bella Forrest
95. Haven - Kristi Cook
96. The Slow Cooker Cookbook
97. Meet Me At The Cupcake Cafe - Jenny Colgan
98. The List Lover's Guide to Jane Austen - Joan Strasbaugh
99. Butter My Butt and Call Me A Biscuit and Other Country Sayings
100. The Panopticon - Jenni Fagan
101. S Is For Stupid - Leland Gregory
102. Gardening Day-to-Day Seeds of Wisdom 2013
103. Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Cookbook

Comments

  1. Thanks for participating! Good luck and I hope you reach your goal :)

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  2. omg a 100 books this year? i feel so lame right now! you're awesome!
    can't wait to see how many you knock out in 2013!

    ReplyDelete

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