2016 Reading Challenges

READING CHALLENGES/ BOOKS READ FOR 2016

(My original post for this challenge)
My overall goal is to read 350 books in 2016. I will keep a running total here as well as on Goodreads.(In 2015, I listed the books on Goodreads but did not keep up here. I resolve to do better! But I surpassed my goal of 350 books in 2015 – by 8))

 

Books Read 2016:

January:

Jan.2   The New Year’s Quilt   Jennifer Chiaverini

              The Alpha’s Mark  Kimber White

               Dashing Through the Snow  Debbie Macomber

Jan. 3  Before We Kiss  Susan Mallery

Jan. 4  Until We Touch  Susan Mallery

Jan. 5  Hold Me – Susan Mallery

Jan. 6  Kiss Me – Susan Mallery

Jan. 7 Thrill Me – Susan Mallery

             Marry Me at Christmas – Susan Mallery

Jan. 8  An Elephant in the Garden – Michael Morpurgo

             The Christmas Catch – Ginny Baird

Jan. 9  Open Heart – Elie Wiesel

Jan. 10  Burning Desire – Donna Grant

Jan. 11  Hot-Blooded – Donna Grant

Jan. 12  A  Medal for Leroy – Michael Morpurgo

Jan. 13  Blood Magic – Jennifer Lyon

Jan. 14  Upside-Down Magic – Sarah Mlynowski et all

Jan. 15  Unforgettable Book 1 – Nelle L’Amour

Jan. 16  Adolphus Tips  -Michael Morpurgo

Jan. 17  Unforgettable  Book 2 – Nelle L’Amour

               Midnight’s Lover  – Donna Grant

Jan. 18  Imaginary Fred – Eoin Colfer/illus Oliver Jeffers

                Creaky Old House – Linda Ashman, illus. Michael Chesworth

               Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree  – Naoko Stoop

Trouble Part 1, 2 and 3  -Kristina Weaver

Jan. 19  Sacrificed to the Dragon – Jessie Donovan

Jan. 20  Dragon Orb – Shanlynn Walker

Jan. 21  Love Letters – Debbie Macomber

Jan. 22  Red Velvet Rapture Pt. 1 – Colleen Charles

                    Vanilla Vixen Pt. 2 – Colleen Charles

Jan. 23   Binding Ties – Shannon K. Butcher

Jan. 24  The Quilter’s Apprentice – Jennifer Chiaverini

Jan. 25  Finding Winnie – Lindsay Mattick

The Night the Stars Flew – Jo Ellen Bogart

Warning – Do Not Open This Book – Adam Lehrhaupt

Jan. 26    Burning Alive – Shannon K. Butcher

The Inn at Rose Harbour – Debbie Macomber

Jan. 27   Silver Linings – Debbie Macomber

Finding the Lost – Shannon K. Butcher

Jan. 28    Irresistible Force – D.D Ayres

Jan. 29   Death Drops – Chrstyle Fiedler

 

 

Here are the challenges I am joining for 2016

  1. Modern Mrs. Darcy Reading Challenge

Hosted by Modern Mrs Darcy
12 categories, 12 books

 

2. PopSugar’s 2016 Ultimate Reading Challenge

I hope to read all 40 books from a diverse list of categories.

 

3. Mount TBR Reading Challenge
My goal is to read at least 2 TBR books a month so I plan to climb Mt. Blanc! Visit here.

 

4. Diversity on the Shelf 2016

The challenge states: Any book (by any author) with a main character that is a person of color qualifies for this reading challenge, as well as any book written by an author of color
My goal is to read 24 books which is the 4th Shelf level ( Read 19 -24 books)

Jan. 12  A  Medal for Leroy – Michael Morpurgo

Jan. 16  Adolphus Tips  -Michael Morpurgo

 

5. 2016 I Love Picture Books Reading Challenge

My goal is to read 100 picture books next year (including non-fiction picture books as well at this blog.

Jan. 18  Imaginary Fred – Eoin Colfer/illus Oliver Jeffers

Creaky Old House – Linda Ashman, illus. Michael Chesworth

Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree  – Naoko Stoop

Finding Winnie – Lindsay Mattick

The Night the Stars Flew – Jo Ellen Bogart

Warning – Do Not Open This Book – Adam Lehrhaupt

 

6. Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge

This challenge is to read one book for each letter of the alphabet – each book has a title that starts with every letter of the alphabet.

I have decided to do a challenge for both adult and children’s books.

Adult Books:

A

B   Burning Desire – Donna Grant

C

D    Dashing Through the Snow  Debbie Macomber

E   

F

G

H

I

J

K   Kiss Me – Susan Mallery

L

M   Marry Me at Christmas – Susan Mallery

N    The New Year’s Quilt   Jennifer Chiaverini

O   Open Heart – Elie Wiesel

P

R

S

T   Thrill Me – Susan Mallery

U   Until We Touch  Susan Mallery

V  Vanilla Vixen Pt. 2 – Colleen Charles

W

X

Y

Z

 

Children’s Books – Pix Books to YA

A     Adolphus Tips  -Michael Morpurgo

B  

C

D    

E   An Elephant in the Garden – Michael Morpugo

F

G

H

I   Imaginary Fred – Eoin Colfer/illus Oliver Jeffers

J

K   

L

M   A Medal for Leroy – Michael Morpurgo

N    

O   

P

R   Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree  – Naoko Stoop

S

T   

U   Upside-Down Magic – Sarah Mlynowski et all

W   Warning – Do Not Open This Book – Adam Lehrhaupt

X

Y

Z

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