Sunday, January 2, 2011

2011 YA Reading Challenge

In 2010, I read 44 YA novels. Not for any challenge. Not for work. Just because. And I don't know if I'm happy with that number. I'm sure I wanted to read hundreds (seriously) more.

So, I'm very happy that Jamie is hosting the 2011 YA Reading Challenge because it will give me a reason to read even more YA. Yay. :)

The rules:
1. Anyone can join. You don't need a blog to participate.  Create a post about the challenge and link your challenge post up in the linky below.

--Non-Bloggers: Post your list of books in the comment section of the wrap-up post.

2. There are four levels:

--The Mini YA Reading Challenge – Read 12 Young Adult novels.

--The "Fun Size" YA Reading Challenge – Read 20 Young Adult novels.

--The Jumbo Size YA Reading Challenge – Read 40 Young Adult novels.

--The Mega size YA Reading Challenge – Read 50+ Young Adult novels.

3. Audio, eBooks, paper, re-reads all count.

4. No need to list your books in advance. You may select books as you go. Even if you list them now, you can change the list if needed.

5. The Challenge starts on January 1, 2011 and goes until December 31, 2011.
It's mega-size for me!  I'll list my books as I read them here...
  1. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (review
  2. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White (review)
  3. The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney (review)
  4. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain (review)
  5. Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
  6. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson (review)
  7. XVI by Julia Karr (review)
  8. Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead
  9. Not That Kind of Girl by Siobhan Vivian (review)
  10. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa (review)
  11. Once in a Full Moon by Ellen Schreiber (review
  12. Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles 
  13. Matched by Ally Condie
  14. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  15. Across the Universe by Beth Revis (review)
  16. Slice of Cherry by Dia Reeves (review
  17. Awakened by Kristin and P.C. Cast
  18. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
  19. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
  20. The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa
  21. Delirium by Lauren Oliver (review)
  22. Moonlight by Rachel Hawthorne
  23. Huntress by Malinda Lo
  24. Full Moon by Rachel Hawthorne
  25. The Red Umbrella by Christina Gonzalez (review)
  26. Tell Us We're Home by Marina Budhos (review)
  27. Anathema by Megg Jensen
  28. Oubliette by Megg Jensen
  29. Shine by Lauren Myracle
  30. Stolen by Lucy Christopher (review)
  31. Forever by Maggie Stiefvater
  32. Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot
  33. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
  34. Chain Reaction by Simone Elkeles
  35. Lush by Natasha Friend (review)
  36. What My Mother Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones (review)
  37. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
  38. How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr
  39. Uncommon Criminals by Ally Carter
  40. Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins
  41. Cloaked by Alex Flinn (review)
  42. What My Girlfriend Doesn't Know by Sonya Sones
  43. Divergent by Veronica Roth (review)
  44. Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins


Elisabeth Marie said...

Good luck!
You've already got a lot on your plate, but if you're interested in discovering Childrens/YA books you might not have previously heard of, I just started my fist reading challenge complete with monthly giveaways! :)
It's more of a read at your leisure and not one where you have to read a certain amount of books to "complete" the challenge, so no pressure. Hopefully it'd help motivate you to finish this challenge (by crossing over books)!
Would love to have you join if it’s something that at all interests you.
Keep up the great blogging!
Your follower,
YS Princess

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