Category: Challenge

2017 SRC Quarter 1 Link Up!

Posted January 1, 2017 by Stephanie in Challenge, Update / 1 Comment

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First things first: Happy New Year! And welcome to the 2017 Steampunk Reading Challenge! It’s day one of Quarter 1 for the 2017 Steampunk Reading Challenge! I hope you all are super excited for this challenge. It kind of got lost on both of us hosts last year, but we are back and ready to make this event even better than last year! We made it a bit more relaxed. And hopefully that will be good for all of you guys as well!

I personally am hoping to tackle at least 1 steampunk book a month and a few that I’m looking at for this first quarter are: The Inventor’s Secret by Andrea Cremer, Timekeeper by Tara Sim, & Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin

Don’t forget that it’s never too late to sign up for this challenge! So click the banner at the top of the page to join us! (or click here!)

**Quarter 1 is from Jan 1 to March 31 so this link up will be accepting links until April 1st, 2017**

Link Up Here!

Stephanie
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Stephanie’s Reading Challenges of 2017

Posted December 27, 2016 by Stephanie in Challenge, Update / 0 Comments

2017 Challenges

2016 was a really rough year for me, reading wise. I didn’t make my Goodreads reading goal. I didn’t really finish any of the reading challenges I wanted to. And it was mainly because there have been a lot of life changes in my life in 2016. For one, I got married in April and January – May I was swamped with pre-wedding stuff and then post-wedding stuff. Then in August I found out that we are expecting a baby in April 2017. So then I dealt with the first trimester nausea which just took me on a reading slump. And then in November, I was swamped with making my NaNoWriMo goal and I actually made it! So, life has been super busy and has not been kind to my reading life. But I am hoping to change that in 2017! So, here’s a list of the 2017 reading challenges that I plan on participating in this upcoming year!

Goodreads Challenge

hasn’t been set up yet, but I will be planning on reading at least 100 books in 2017!

2017 Steampunk Reading Challenge

2017 Steampunk Reading Challenge

Host: Bookish Things & More and In Wonderland Book Blog
My Summary Post
Progress: 0/12 (0%)
1 January, 2017 — 31 December, 2017
In Progress

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Why I signed up: Well, I’m one of the co-hosts, so obviously I’m going to try and read more Steampunk books! 🙂
Goals: I will be attempting to read 12 Steampunk books going for the Mortician level!
Challenge Hashtag: #2017SRC

Progress

None yet!

2017 Debut Author Challenge

2017 Debut Author Challenge

Host: That Artsy Reader Girl
My Summary Post
Progress: 2/12 (17%)
1 January, 2017 — 31 January, 2018
In Progress

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Click here to sign up for this challenge! If you’d like to see what debuts I’d like to read for this challenge, click here! 🙂
Why I signed up: I love reading debuts and finding new authors to love!
Goals: I will be attempting to read 12 debuts!
Challenge Hashtag: #2017DebAuthC

Progress

2017 Netgalley & Edelweiss Challenge

2017 Netgalley & Edelweiss Challenge

Host: Bookish Things & More
My Summary Post
Progress: 2/50 (4%)
1 January, 2017 — 31 December, 2017
In Progress

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Why I signed up: Well, I have A LOT of eARCs that I need to catch up on!
Goals: I will be attempting to read 50 eARCs from Netgalley or Edelweiss! So, I’m going for the GOLD level!
Challenge Hashtag: # (none yet!)

Progress

2017 Contemporary Romance Challenge

2017 Contemporary Romance Challenge

Host: Andi ABC\'s
My Summary Post
Progress: 1/21 (5%)
1 January, 2017 — 31 December, 2017
In Progress

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Why I signed up: I love contemporary romance!
Goals: I will be attempting to read 21+ Contemporary Romance books going for the Grand Slam level!
Challenge Hashtag: #ContRom2017

Progress

2017 Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge

2017 Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge

Host: Alexa Loves Books & Hello, Chelly
My Summary Post
Progress: 3/20 (15%)
1 January, 2017 — 31 December, 2017
In Progress

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Why I signed up: I recently found a love for fantasy and want to challenge myself to read more of it!
Goals: There are no levels for this one, but I again will challenge myself to read at least 20 fantasy books this year!
Challenge Hashtag: #flightsoffantasy

Progress

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Why I signed up: It sounded like a fun challenge!
Goals: I will attempt to read 1 book with a keyword per month! So a goal of 12 books for this challenge!
Challenge Hashtag: # (none yet!)

Progress

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2017 Beat the Backlist Challenge

2017 Beat the Backlist Challenge

Host: The Novel Knight
My Summary Post
Progress: 3/50 (6%)
1 January, 2017 — 31 December, 2017
In Progress

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Why I signed up: It sounded like a fun challenge! [Click here for my Backlist TBR]
Goals: I will attempt to read 50 backlist books!
Challenge Hashtag: #BeatTheBacklist
House: Ravenclaw!

Progress

2017 New Release Challenge

2017 New Release Challenge

Host: (un)Conventional Bookviews & Books, Movies, Reviews Oh My!
My Summary Post
Progress: 4/61 (7%)
1 January, 2017 — 31 December, 2017
In Progress

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Why I signed up: I needed a challenge for the New Releases that weren’t debuts! 😀
Goals: I will attempt to read 61-100 New Releases! Putting me in the New Release Veteran level!
Challenge Hashtag: #2017NewReleaseChallenge

Progress

2017 Audiobook Challenge

2017 Audiobook Challenge

Host: Hot Listens & Caffeinated Book Reviewer
My Summary Post
Progress: 1/12 (8%)
1 January, 2017 — 31 December, 2017
In Progress

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Why I signed up: I listen to audiobooks on my way to and from work, so this is a great challenge to up that goal for me!
Goals: I will attempt to listen to at least 12 audiobooks this year! Putting me at the Stenographer level of 10-15 Audiobooks!
Challenge Hashtag: # (none yet!)

Progress

Stephanie
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2017 Steampunk Reading Challenge Signups!

2017 Steampunk Reading Challenge Signups!

Posted December 6, 2016 by Stephanie in Challenge, Event / 10 Comments

We’re back and attempting to do the Steampunk Reading Challenge again! Katrina @ Bookish Things and More and I have made some improvements/changes making this challenge a little more lax than before. So, if you want to challenge yourself to read a little more Steampunk this year, sign up! There will be giveaways every quarter! […]

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ARC August 2016: Goal Post

ARC August 2016: Goal Post

Posted August 1, 2016 by Stephanie in Challenge / 2 Comments

So, ARC August has started! I decided that in this post I will let you all know my *tentative* TBR and my goals! I am super excited to be participating in this again. I participated in ARC August 2015 and I was able to read 6 ARCs! Which I was happy with since I read […]

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Vote for July’s Read

Vote for July’s Read

Posted May 20, 2016 by Stephanie in Challenge, Vote / 2 Comments

So, I have decided to try and do a read along every month for the 2016 YA Mystery Reading Challenge. Which only means more extra entries for all you who participate! 🙂 Here is where we choose what July’s Read Along pick will be! 🙂 So since the end of May and all throughout June […]

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Announcement: June’s Read Along Pick!

Announcement: June’s Read Along Pick!

Posted May 20, 2016 by Stephanie in Challenge / 0 Comments

So, I hope you are enjoying Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas if you are partaking in the Read Along for May! That discussion post will be on Monday, May 23rd. So, be on the look out for that! But, in the meantime, here is the June Read Along pick! Discussion Post There will be 1 […]

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Summer of Sloane [Review]

Summer of Sloane [Review]

Posted April 29, 2016 by Stephanie in Challenge, Review / 4 Comments

My Thoughts This was a fun and quick read! I read it within 2 sittings and actually stayed up until 3am to finish it! It has that addicting quality to it! It was a lot of fun and I loved being transported to Hawaii within the novel! It made me want to visit Hawaii even more […]

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Steampunk Linky

Steampunk Linky

Posted April 28, 2016 by Stephanie in Challenge, Giveaway, Wrap Up / 0 Comments

How did all of you do this month? Katrina and I hope you did well! This Month I Read  Nothing… I’ve had a really busy month with my wedding and only read contemporaries this month… Read Along With Us Katrina posted a discussion post for the extra entries for this month’s $10 Amazon Gift Card. […]

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