2012 Challenges

This is my first year doing challenges EVER. Yay for new things!  I’m pretty excited about it, actually. Who doesn’t love a challenge OF READING? GAME FACE, you guys. It’s. On.

BOLD titles: ARCs for review

ITALIC titles: Books I own

RED titles: Just added

(last update: July 8, 2012)

Debut Author Challenge

Hosted by The Story Siren. This list is already growing! Twelve books, minimum.





Born Wicked

The Gathering Storm


Ditched: A Love Story

Grave Mercy

The Wicked and the Just

Something Like Normal

My Life Next Door

The Butterfly Clues

The Catastrophic History of You and Me

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl




Shadow and Bone

Secret Letters

Kill Me Softly

Supergirl Mixtapes


YA Historical Fiction Challenge (Level 1)

Hosted by YA Bliss. Level 1 is five (5) books. I LOVE historical fiction! And I always feel like I never read enough historical YAs. That changes now, you guys.

1. Gilt

2. The Wicked and the Just REVIEW HERE

3. Faithful

4. The Other Countess

5. Fateful

6. Cross My Heart

7. The Académie REVIEW HERE

8. Grave Mercy REVIEW HERE

9. Code Name Verity

YA/MG Fantasy Challenge

Hosted by The Book Cellar. The minimum for this one is 10 books. I’m hoping to read more than that (SO AMBITIOUS) because fantasy is one of my faves.

1. Bitterblue

2. Seraphina

3. Mastiff

4. The Demon King REVIEW HERE

5. The Girl of Fire and Thorns

6. Throne of Glass

7. Dragonswood

8. Winterling

9. Enchanted

10. The Vicious Deep

11. The Treachery of Beautiful Things

12. Touched

13. Lies Beneath

14. Icefall REVIEW HERE

The Completely Contemp Challenge

Hosted by Chick Loves Lit. I’m reading–for now–5 books from each year, so 15 books. *So make that 10 books. Probably will be more. Amy, STOP ADDING BOOKS!


1. The Oracle of Dating

2. The Half-Life of Planets

3. Losing Faith

4. By The Time You Read This I’ll Be Dead

5. The Duff

6. Some Girls Are

7. Please Ignore Vera Dietz

8. Stolen

9. Fixing Delilah


1. What Happened to Goodbye

2. The Summer Before Boys REVIEW HERE

3. Sometimes it Happens

4. Between

5. Epic Fail

6. Shut Out

7. Past Perfect

8. Bunheads REVIEW HERE

9. The Survival Kit REVIEW HERE

10. The Probability of Miracles REVIEW HERE

11. Virtuosity REVIEW HERE



2. The Disenchantments

3. Wanderlove REVIEW TO COME

4. Second Chance Summer

5. In Honor

6. The Fault in Our Stars

7. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight REVIEWED HERE

8. The Fine Art of Truth or Dare REVIEW HERE

9. Pieces of Us

10. This Is So Not Happening

YA/MG Mythology Challenge

This one’s hosted by For Those About to Read and I’m PSYCHED. I have so many mythology books to read! Huzzah!

1. The Son of Neptune

2. A Touch of Frost (Mythos Academy #1)

3. Fury

4. Starcrossed

5. Valkyrie Rising

6. Sweet Venom (Medusa Girls #1)

7. Everneath  REVIEW HERE

8. Embers and Echoes (Wildefire #2)

9. Abandon (Abandon Trilogy #1)

10. Darkness Becomes Her (Gods & Monsters #1)

Personal Challenge–Amy’s Pile of Shame

This one is just for me. A list of the books that I need to read this year because I’ve somehow managed to put them off for too long. Nothing official. In fact, this challenge is more like my reading New Year’s Resolution: read the books on this list. Here we go!

1. Across the Universe

2. Demon’s Lexicon

3. Need

4. Nightshade

5. Revolution

6. Rampant

7. Hunger

8. Beauty

9. Beast

10. An Echo in the Bone

11. Jellicoe Road

12. The Book Thief

13. The Golden Compass

14. The Hobbit


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