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Challenges 2015



TBR Reduction Extrem:

Read about it here

My goal: Reduce my TBR by 4 books each month (48 in total)

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Finish series:

I’m not participating in any challenge for this. Just doing it for myself.

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Possible series to finish:

  • Women of the Otherworld (Kelley Armstrong)
  • The Blackwell Pages (Kelley Armstrong)
  • The Grisha (Leigh Bardugo)
  • Ashes (Ilsa J. Bick)
  • Dark Passages (Ilsa J. Bick)
  • The Finnishing School (Gail Carriger)
  • Shatter Me (Tahereh Mafi)
  • Lunar Chronicles (Marissa Meyer)
  • Unwind (Neal Shusterman)
  • Blackout (Robison Wells)
  • Fury (Alexander Gordon Smith)
  • Antigoddess (Kendare Blake)
  • The Mortality Doctrine (James Dashner)
  • Don’t Get Mad (Gretchen McNeil)
  • Hemlock (Kathleen Peacock)
  • Odd Thomas (Dean Koontz)
  • Killer Unicorns (Diana Peterfreund)


Fairytale Retelling Challenge:


Hosted by The Daily Prophecy

The challenge runs from January 1st – December 31st 2015

The goal is to read fairytale retellings, but if you want you can also pick other retellings

My goal: Magic mirror (5-9 books)

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Possible books:

  • A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas
  • Sisters Red by Jackson Pierce
  • Sweetly by Jackson Pierce
  • Fairest by Marissa Meyer
  • Winter by Marissa Meyer
  • Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge
 Books read:
  1. A Wicked Thing by Rhiannon Thomas
  2. Fairest by Marissa Meyer
  3. Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge
  4. Uprooted by Naomi Novik

The Re-read Challenge:




Hosted by So Obsessed With Books and Belle of the Literati

Runs from January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2015

My goal: 18 books


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Possible books:

  • The Diviners by Libba Bray
  • White Space by Ilsa J. Bick
  • The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
  • The Theory of Everything by Kari Luna
  • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  • Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling