2016 Challenges I'm Done

Reblogged from Spooky's House Of Books:

Goodreads Group Challenge

 Around the Year in 52 Books : link if you want to join is :https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/174195-around-the-year-in-52-books

full list for the 2016 Reading Challenge:

The 2016 List:

1. A book you meant to read in 2015, but didn't: The Stand: Complete and Uncut Novel
2. A book set in a different continent: Tarzan of the Apes(West Africa )
3. A book from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2015 (winner or nominated):Obsession in Death(nominated)
4. A book by an author you discovered in 2015 :Thaw by Bryan Dunn
5. A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name: Eternal Service
6. The highest rated on your TBR :Gowns Of The Haunted
7. A book about books: Tales From the 1001 Nights
8. A classic book with less than 200 pages: Raggedy Andy Stories(96 pages)
9. A book that was mentioned in another book :Pollyanna
10. A book by an author you feel you should have read by now :Complete Collection Of H.P.Lovecraft - 150 eBooks With 100+ Audio Book Links :( just one of the stories)
11. A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge:The Original Illustrated Mark Twain( the adventures of Huckleberry Finn)
12. A childhood classic:The Wind in the Willows
13. Reader’s Choice:Pacific Vortex!
14. A book with one of the five W’s -or H in the title (Who/What/Where/When/Why/How):When the Chips Are Down
15. A book set in the past (more than 100 years ago):Oliver Twist
16. A book from the top 100 mystery novels:The Hound of the Baskervilles
17. A book with a beautiful cover:Come Here, Go Away
18. A book on a summer/beach reading list:Sharcano
19. A non-fiction book:Alcatraz: A Definitive History of the Penitentiary Years
20. A book with a first name in the title:Stalking Jack: The Hunt Begins
21. A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page:Natural Selection
22. The first book in a new to you series:White Jade(book 1 in the Project Books)
23. The next book in a series you are reading:Impeding Justice
24. A "between the numbers" book of a series (0.5, 1,5, 2.5, etc.)Origins
25. A book whose main character is in a profession that interests you:Body Double ( detectives)
26. A book everyone is talking about :Never Never by Colleen Hoover
27. A book with a beautiful title (in your own opinion):Caribbean Chill
28. A biography, autobiography, or memoir:The Tuskegee Airmen: The History and Legacy of America's First Black Fighter Pilots in World War II
29. A book by an author who writes under more than one name:State of Fear by Michael Crichton( John Lange)
30. A fairytale from a culture other than your own:The Complete Fairy Books of Andrew Lang( Green fairy book 3)(French, some German, some Russian, some Italian, some Scottish, some English, one Chinese)
31. A work of young adult fiction:Hellhound Awakened
32. A historical fiction book:Fires of Alexandria
33. The 16th book on your TBR :The Scorch Trials 
34. A book about mental illness:Ten Days in a Mad-House
35. An award winning book:The Daemon Whisperer
36. .( Wild Card):A book you started but never finished:The Sea Hunters: True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks
37. A book that you've seen the movie of but haven't read;King Solomon's Mines or Lair of the White Worm
38. A book about an anti hero:The Amulet of Samarkand
39. A previous suggestion that did not make it into the list:A children's book with an animal on the cover : The Tale of Peter Rabbit and 20 Other Children Stories
40. A novella from your favorite genre:Wolf's Deal: A Nick Lupo Novella
41. A book about a major world event (fiction or non-fiction):St. Clair's Defeat: The Indians Massacre of the American Army: The Native American Wars
42. A top 100 fantasy novel:Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
43. A book about a thing that goes bump in the night:They Came Out After Dark
44. A book you're embarrassed to read in public:Tripwire
45. A book related to a hobby or passion you have:Ancient Egypt: Discover the Fascinating World of Ancient Egyptian History, Myths, Pyramids and More: Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egypt Fiction, Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Egyptian History, Egypt(Archaeology)
46. A crime story:Tortured Dreams
47. A book with a type of food/drink in the title:Cupcakes, Lies, and Dead Guys
48. A dystopia:The Enigma Strain
49. A book with a great opening line :Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
50. A book originally written in a language other than English:Quasar Magic: Paladins of Ama - Ragnor Saga - Book 1( originally in German )
51. A short story from a well-known author:The Midnight Watch by James Rollins
52. A book published in 2016:On His Watch) pre order it comes out 1/5/16)

 

Note:
this was 36:An identity book - a book about a different culture, religion or sexual orientation : but I used my Wild Card for it.   

 

 2016 Choose Your Own Challenge Challenge

here's my list, some are ones that I'm using for another challenge called A Round The Year In 52 Books ,while others have been on my TBR since 2015 or more.

here's my list, some are ones that I'm using for another challenge called A Round The Year In 52 Books ,while others have been on my TBR since 2015 or more.
1: A book you meant to read in 2015 but didn't:The Stand
2:A book that became a movie in 2015 :The Scorch Trials
3: a book that you've seen the movie but haven't read:Lair of the White Worm
4: A book by an author you discovered in 2015:Thaw by Bryan Dunn
5: A book with a title beginning with the 1st letter of your name:Eternal Service
6:A book published in 2016:On His Watch
7:A book recommended by a family member:Blood Born( sister loves it)
8:A book about mental illness:Ten Days in a Mad-House
9:Readers choice - anything you want:Pacific Vortex!
10:A book by an author you feel you should have read by now :Complete Collection Of H.P.Lovecraft - 150 eBooks With 100+ Audio Book Links
11: A book from the Rory Gilmore challenge:The Original Illustrated Mark Twain( the the adventures of Huckleberry Finn )
12:A western:The Daybreakers
13:A book that you got for free :East River Trust
14: a dystopia:When the Chips Are Down
15:A book made into a Disney film :Pollyanna
16: A book from the top 100 mystery novels:The Hound of the Baskervilles
17:A book you started but never finished:The Sea Hunters: True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks
18:Unsolved Murders:Faceless: Five Gruesome Unsolved Murders: Most Mysterious and Headless Unsolved Murders of All Time
19:A book with a number in the title :Nine Dragons
20:A book with a first name in the title:Stalking Jack: The Hunt Begins
21:A book from the Goodreads Recommendations page:Natural Selection
22:a book based on a fairy tale:Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter
23: read a classic that was published in 1912:Tarzan of the Apes
24:finish a series:Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin ) Alex Rider series
25: Read the next book in a series your reading:The Secret Of Excalibur(Nina Wilde & Eddie Chase series )
26:read a book that became a tv show in 2015:Bitten
27:a book by an author you love but haven't read yet:Havana Storm by Clive Cussler
28:a book based entirely on its cover: Husk by D.P. Prior Husk
29:a book you own but haven't read yet:The Demon Trapper's Daughter
30:A book a family member got you:The Skin Collector
31:War War 2: Holocaust :Lalechka: An Amazing Holocaust Survivor Rescue Story
32:a new author to you:Foreign Deceit by Jeff Carson    

 

The Life Of A Book Addict

 Reading Group Challenge 2016

12 books + 4 alternates

1:Tarzan of the Apes

2:Bitten

3:Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

4:Field of Mars: Episode 1

5:Twilight Guardians

6:Frostborn: The First Quest

7:The Judas Strain: A Sigma Force Novel

8:Magnificence

9:Tales From the 1001 Nights(need to finish this)

10:The Wind in the Willows

11:The Express Diaries

12;Stormbreaker(reread)

 

4 alternates

1:The Stand(reread)

2:CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Killing Jar

3:Brisingr

4:Inheritance     

 

#TBRTakedown 3.0 2016
January 4th (12:00 AM) - January 10th (11:59 PM)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Em4P6...

TBR Challenges:
1. Read a book from your most recent book haul.The Skin Collector
2. Read a book on your TBR Shelf over a year (or longest).Gowns Of The Haunted 141 pages
3. Read a book outside your comfort zone! (Genre, content, etc).Ten Days in a Mad-House( mental illness)
4. Read a first book in a series:Tarzan of the Apes 213 pages
5. Complete a series/Read a sequel in a series:Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin( last book of the Alex Rider Series)
6. Read a FIRE color book (Fire colours such as shades of red, pink, purple, lilac, burgundy.) Lucky Colors for 2016:Sharcano Sharcano (Sharkpocalypse Trilogy, #1) by Jose Prendes
7. Read a non-novel item: poem, verse, novella, short story, etc.The Midnight Watch