2013 Challenges

2013 TBR Pile Reading Challenge: this is one where we're trying to read all the books on our TBR pile. I've got tons of these. I'm going for the Married With Children level. I'll list my books here as I finish them:

1.  Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier
2.  Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost
3. Full Blooded by Amanda Carlson
4.  Hounded, The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book 1 by Kevin Hearne
5.  A Million Suns by Beth Revis
6.  Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
7.  Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
8.  Touch of Frost by Jennifer Estep
9.  The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
10.  The One by Heather Self
11.  First Frost, Mythos Academy Book 1 by Jennifer Estep
12. Sunken Treasure: Wil Wheaton's Hot Cocoa Box Sampler
13.  The Color Purple by Alice Walker
14.  The Mark of Athena, Heroes of Olympus, Book 3 by Rick Riordan
15.  Live Through This by Mindi Scott
16.  A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole
17.  Easy by Tammara Webber
18.  The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore
19.  The Rise of Nine by Pittacus Lore
20:  Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
21.  Ship Breaker by Paulo Bacigalupi
22.  The Bite Before Christmas by Lynsey Sands and Jeaniene Frost
23.  The Twelve by Justin Cronin
24.  Stray by Rachel Vincent
25.  Noisy Outlaws
26.  Hidden by Sophie Jordan
27.  Existence by Abbi Glines
28.  Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
29.  Food Rules: An Eater's Manual by Michael Pollan
30.  Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
31.  The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
32.  The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwabe
33.  Who I Was Supposed To Be: Short Stories by Susan Perabo
34.  No Rest for the Wicked by Kressley Cole
35.  The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
36.  Crewel by Gennifer Albin
37.  Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm: A New English Version by Philip Pullman
38:  If I Stay by Gayle Forman
39.  The False Prince by Jennifer Neilson
40.  Fallen Too Far by Abbi Glines
41.  Untraceable by S.R. Johannes
42.  The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan
43.  The Unfinished World of Elizabeth D by Nichole Bermier
44.  Because It Is My Blood by Gabrielle Zevin
45.  One Last Thing Before I Go by Jonathon Tropper
46.  Where She Went by Gayle Forman
47.  The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman
48.  Inbetween by Tara Fuller
49.  Beta by Rachel Cohn
50.  The Girl of Fire & Thorns by Rae Carson
51.  The Crown of Ember by Rae Carson
52.  Love Evolution by Michelle Mankin
53.  What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Stories: Raymond Carver
54.  Let It Snow by John Green
55.  A Week to Be Wicked by Tessa Dare
56.  A Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean

2013 YA Audiobook Challenge

2013 YA Audiobook Challenge:  I'm striving for 24 YA audiobooks on this challenge. 

1.  The Selection by Kiera Cass
2.  Eona: The Last Dragoneye - Alison Goodman
3.  The Fire Chronicle by John Stephens
4.  The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead
5.  Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan
6.  With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent
7.  Fyre by Angie Sage
8.  Of Poseidon by Anna Banks
9.  Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
10:  The Mysterious Howling by Maryrose Wood
11.  On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
12.  The Elite by Kiera Cass
13.  Allegiant by Veronica Roth
14.  Leviathan by Scott Westerfield

Get Steampunk'd 2013 Reading Challenge.  I'm aiming for 15 steampunk themed books on this one:

1.  Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lazear
2.  The Iron Wyrm Affair by Lilith St. Crowe
3.  Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
4.  A Darkness Strange and Lovely by Susan Dennard
5.  Leviathan by Scott Westerfield
6.  The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron
7.  A Spark Unseen by Sharon Cameron

Dystopia Reading Challenge 2013.   I'm aiming for at least 19 dystopian books.

1.  The Selection by Kiera Cass
2.  A Million Suns by Beth Revis
3.  Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan
4.  Fragments by Dan Wells
5.  Prodigy by Marie Lu
6.  Ship Breaker by Paulo Bacigalupi
7.  Unbreakable by Elizabeth Norris
8.  Reached by Ally Condie
9.  Crewel by Gennifer Albin
10.  The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
11.  Beta by Rachel Cohn
12.  The Elite by Kiera Cass
13.  The Allegiant by Veronica Roth
14.  Champion by Marie Lu

Graphic Novel Challenge 2013. I'm  aiming for 24 graphic novels and at least one in each of these categories:

1. manga
2. superhero
3. classic adaptation (a classic work adapted into the graphic format)
4. memoir
5. fantasy
6. translated from a foreign language
7. a single-issue comic book
8. science-fiction
9. crime or mystery
10. fairytale or mythology (true to the original or fractured, such as Fables series)
11. children's book (specifically written for children)
12. anthology (a collection of short stories by different authors/artists)

Here's how I'm doing:

1.  Penguin: Pain and Prejudice  (superhero)
2.  Friends With Boys
3.  Anya's Ghost
4.  Richard Castle's Deadly Storm
5.  Richard Castle's Storm Season
6.  The Wound, Unwritten Volume 7
7.  The Complete Essex County
8.  The Walking Dead: Compendium One

9.  The Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel
10.  The Underwater Welder by Jeff Lamire
11.  Chew: Volume One: Taster's Choice by Robert Laymon
12.  March: Book One by John Lewis
13.  Kill Shakespeare, Volume 2 by Conor McCreery
14.  The X-Files, Season 10, Volume 1
15.  Batman: The Court of Owls