2014 Challenges

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Right then. 2014’s challenges/events are: At a Glance:

  1. 100 Books in a Year – tally to date = 98%
  2. Vintage Sci Fi Event
  3. Stainless Steel Droppings Sci-Fi Event
  4. Classics Club Challenge
  5. Book of Apex Blog Tour
  6. Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson readalong
  7. Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson readalong
  8. Once Upon a Time
  9. Worlds Without End – Zombie Challenge

Vintage Sci Fi – books completed:                  

  • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  • The Stainless Steel Rat by Harry Harrison

Stainless Steel Droppings Sci Fi Event books completed:

  • The World According to Ellie Quinn by Alex Scarrow
  • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  • The Stainless Steel Rat by Harry Harrison

Classics Club Challenge  – my list to date here 

The Book of Apex Blog Tour

Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson – readalong.  Week 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10

Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson, readalong.  Details here

 

Once Upon a Time

Myth:The Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris

Fantasy: The Boy with the Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick

Fairytale: Beauty by Robin McKinley

Folklore: The Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle

 

 

 

100 Books in a year – personal challenge

January

  1. The Stainless Steel Rat by Harry Harrison
  2. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  3. Blood Rites by Jim Butcher
  4. Wake by Anna Hope
  5. Light by Michael Grant
  6. The Sword Edged Blond by Alex Bledsoe
  7. All the Truth that’s in me by Julie Berry
  8. The World According to Ellie Quin by Alex Scarrow

February

  1. Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs
  2. The Book of Apex edited by Lynne M Thomas
  3. The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan
  4. The Revenant of Thraxton Hall by Vaughn Entwistle
  5. Longbourn by Jo Baker
  6. Tarnished by Karina Cooper

March

  1. Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey
  2. Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
  3. The Girl with all the Gifts by M J Carey
  4. Night Broken by Patricia Briggs
  5. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N K Jemisin
  6. Stolen Songbird by Danielle Jensen
  7. The Book of the Crowman by Joseph D’Lacey
  8. Gilded by Karina Cooper
  9. The Gospel of Loki by Joanne Harris
  10. The Boy with the Porcelain Blade by Den Patrick
  11. Beneath the Neon Sky (Ellie Quin No.3) by Alex Scarrow
  12. The Language of Dying by Sarah Pinborough

April

  1. Beauty by Robin McKinley
  2. The Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
  3. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  4. Morningside Fall by Jay Posey
  5. Splintered by A G Howard
  6. Daylighters by Rachel Caine

May

  1. Thief’s Magic by Trudi Canavan
  2. The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore
  3. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  4. The Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence
  5. The Three by Sarah Lotz
  6. Sidekick By Auralee Wallace

June

  1. Blood Song by Anthony Ryan
  2. Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
  3. Icefall by Gillian Philip
  4. All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sarkurazaka
  5. The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
  6. The Blasted Lands by James A Moore
  7. The Shadow Master by Craig Cormick
  8. The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones
  9. Dead Beat by Jim Butcher
  10. The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman

July

  1. The Maze Runner by James Dashner (readalong)
  2. Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
  3. The Martian by Andy Weir
  4. Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
  5. The Thousand Names by Django Wexler
  6. Bloodshot by Cherie Priest
  7. Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
  8. The House of the Four Winds by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory
  9. Confessions by Kanae Minato
  10. The Hunt for Pierre Jnr by David Henley

August

  1. Moon’s Artifice by Tom Lloyd
  2. The Supernatural Enhancements
  3. The Godless by Ben Peek
  4. Corroded by Karina Cooper (No.3 of the St Croix Chronicles)
  5. Age of Iron by Angus Watson
  6. Red Rising by Pierce Brown
  7. City of Stairs by R J Bennett
  8. Beyond the Pale by Henry Hertz

September

  1. Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes
  2. Smiler’s Fair by Rebecca Levine
  3. Brood by Chase Novak
  4. The Splendour Falls by Susanna Kearsley
  5. The Copper Promise by Jen Williams

October

  1. The Broken Road by Teresa Frohock
  2. Puppet by Pauline C Harris
  3. Spark by John Twelve Hawks
  4. The Storyteller and her Sisters by Cheryl Mahoney
  5. The Undying by Ethan Reid
  6. The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan
  7. The Endangered by S L Eaves
  8. The Fall by Bethany Griffin
  9. The Reviver by Seth Patrick
  10. Generation V by M L Brennan
  11. Fevre Dream by GRRMartin
  12. The Vampyre: A Tale by John W Polidori

November

  1. White Fang by Jack London
  2. The City Stained Red by Sam Sykes
  3. Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie – sci fi
  4. The Slow Regard of Silent things by Patrick Rothfuss
  5. Iron Night by M L Brennan
  6. Ellie Quinn No.4 – sci fi
  7. Bisclavret

December

  1. The Walled City by Ryan Graudin
  2. Brave Men Die by Dan Adams
  3. Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews
  4. The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon
  5. The Eterna Files by Leanna Renee Hieber
  6. The Damned
  7. Tainted Blood by M L Brennan
  8. A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  9. Blood Oranges by Kathleen Tierney
  10. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

 

 

 

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