Challenges for 2012

Challenges for 2012

YA Mythology Challenge - hosted by For Those About To Read

The challenge is to read 10 YA or middle grade novels that incorporate any type of Mythology in the story line (Greek, Egyptian, Norse, etc).

  • Will run from January 1st to December 31st 2012.
  • You can join any time by filling out the form (click the link above)
  • Books must be read in 2012
  • If you are a blogger, you must write a sign-up post that links back to this challenge page
  • If you are not a blogger, just leave a link to your account on Goodreads, Twitter, Facebook, etc.

Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge - hosted by The Book Vixen

  • Runs January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2012 (books read prior to 1/1/12 do not count towards the challenge). You can join at any timeSign upon The Book Vixen’s blog.
  • The goal is to outdo yourself by reading more books in 2012 than you did in 2011.
  • See the different levels below and pick the one that works best for you. Nothing is set in stone; you can change levels at any time during the challenge.
  • Books can be any format (bound, eBook, audio).
  • 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 could track your progress on Goodreads or LibraryThing.

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

I am going with Breaking a sweat level, but may need to change up.  My current count for this year is 93, so I will go for 110.

YA Historical Fiction Challenge - hosted by YA Bliss

The YA Historical Fiction Challenge is hosted by YA Bliss.  Please head on over and to sign up click HERE.

Historical fiction: tells a story that is set in the past. That setting is usually real and drawn from history, and often contains actual historical persons, but the principal characters tend to be fictional. Writers of stories in this genre, while penning fiction, attempt to capture the spirit, manners, and social conditions of the persons or time(s) presented in the story, with due attention paid to period detail and fidelity. (Wikipedia)

Choose your level:

Level 1: 5 books
Level 2: 10 books
Level 3: 15 books

All Historical Fiction books must be YA or MG
Books don't have to be 2012 releases.
Anyone can join. Please link to a public (web) place I can find you.
You can join at anytime. The challenge runs from January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012

My challenge level will be level 2, with 10 books.  I have some books listed and will add more.
Luxe Series by Anna Godbersen
The Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
Fateful by Claudia Gray

What challenges are you participating in this fabulous year of 2012?

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