Saturday, January 01, 2011

I managed to finish all of my reading challenges but didn't get around to wrapping most of them up doh.


Manga Challenge 2010



Challenge runs throughout 2010 and is to read 6 mangas and watch 3 episodes or anime films.

1. Death Note v5 - Tsugumi Ohba
2. Death Note v6 - Tsugumi Ohba
3. Death Note v7 - Tsugumi Ohba
4. The Tarot Cafe v5 - Sang-Sun Park
5. The Tarot Cafe v6 - Sang-Sun Park
6. The Tarot Cafe v7 - Sang-Sun Park

Alternatives :

7. The Tarot Cafe v4 - Sang-Sun Park
8. Death note v8 - Tsugumi Ohba

Anime Watched

1. Blood: The Last Vampire
2. Ponyo
3. My Neighbour Totoro
4. Howls Moving Castle
5. The Cat Returns
6. Soul Eater Episodes 1 - 9
7. Ah My Goddess Flights of Fancy

RIP V Challenge


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Read 4 horror/urban fantasy/mystery type books between 1/9/10 - 31/10/10. Review site here

1. The White Cat - Holly Black
2. Shakespeare's Counsellor - Charlaine Harris
3. Undead and Unfinished - MaryJanice Davidson
4. Brody's Ghost v1 - Mark Crilly

Once Upon a Time IV Challenge




Runs from 21/3/10 - 20/6/10. Quest the Second is to read 5 books covering fantasy, fairy tale, folklore and mythology. Review site here

1. Twilight Graphic Novel v1 - Stephenie Meyer & Young Kim
2. Ella Enchanted - Gail Carson Levine
3. I am Mordred - Nancy Springer
4. The Tarot Cafe v4 - Sang-Su Park
5. Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief - Rick Riordan

Short Story Reading Challenge 2010



Runs throughout 2010. Read 5 - 10 short story collections.

1. Elementals - AS Byatt
2. The First Person and Other Stories - Ali Smith
3. Fragile Things - Neil Gaiman
4. Dancing Girls - Margaret Atwood
5. The Eternal Kiss - Various

Series Challenge 4



Runs from 1/12/09 - 30/11/10. Finish the following series:

1. Making Money - Terry Pratchett (Discworld)
2. Unseen Academicals (Discworld)
3. Lucinda, Dangerously - Sunny (Lucinda)
4. Archenemy - Frank Beddor (Looking Glass Wars)
5. Shalador's Lady - Anne Bishop (Black Jewels)


Extended until the end of 2010.

1. Gifts by Ursula le Guin
2. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
3. The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
4. Elementals by A.S. Byatt
5. Looking for Alaska by John Green

Challenge with Mariel

Extended until the end of 2010.

1. The Gift - Alison Croggon
2. Lamb - Christopher Moore
3. The Hours - Michael Cunningham
4. The Secret History - Donna Tartt
5. Cry of the Icemark - Stuart Hill

Graphic Novel Challenge 2010




Runs throughout 2010. Expert level, read 10+ graphic novels.

1. Fables v10 : The Good Prince - Bill Willingham
2. Fables v11: War and Pieces - Bill Willingham
3. Buffy 8 v2 : No Future for You - Joss Whedon
4. Buffy 8 v3 - Joss Whedon
5. Buffy 8 v4 - Joss Whedon
6. Buffy 8 v5 - Joss Whedon
7. Buffy 8 v6 - Joss Whedon
8. Y the Last Man v2 - Brian K Vaughn
9. Y the Last Man v3 - Brian K Vaughn
10. Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits - Garth Enis
11. The Saga of Swamp Thing v1 - Alan Moore
12. Joker - Brian Azzarello

Arthurian Challenge II




Read 3 - 6 Arthurian based books between 01/4/09 - 31/3/10.

1. I am Morgan Le Fey - Nancy Springer
2. Isolde : Queen of the Western Isle - Rosalind Miles
3. Maiden of the White Hands - Rosalind Miles
4. The Lady of the Sea - Rosalind Miles

Sookie Stackhouse Reading Challenge




Read all of the Sookie Stackhouse books between 1/7/09 - 30/6/10.

1. Dead Until Dark
2. Living Dead in Dallas
3. Club Dead
4. Dead to the World
5. Dead as a Doornail
6. Definitely Dead
7. All Together Dead
8. From Dead to Worse
9. Dead and Gone

LJ Smith Reading Challenge

Read The Vampire Diaries series between 1/9/09 - 31/8/10

1. The Awakening
2. The Struggle
3. The Fury
4. Dark Reunion



Runs throughout 2010. Read books in the following categories:

My Friend Says

1. Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things - Ted Naifeh

Mind, Body, Spirit

1. Moon Lore - Gwydion O'Hara
2. Sunlore - Gwydion O'Hada

Tickle My Fancy

1. <The Scent of Her Breath - Melissa P
2. Divine Cruelty - Lee Ash
3. Enslaving Anna - Giselle Lorimer

We've Been Waiting So Long

1. Lady: My Life as a Bitch - Melvin Burgess
2. Silent Bob Speaks - Kevin Smith
3. The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents - Terry Pratchett
4. Deriks' Bane - MaryJanice Davidson

The Tube

1. Pied Piper - Debbie Viguie (Charmed)
2. Mystic Knoll - Dianna G Gallagher (Charmed)
3. Changeling Places - Micol Ostow (Charmed)
4. The Queen's Curse - Emma Harrison (Charmed)
5. Picture Perfect - Cameron Dokey (Charmed)

When I Wish Upon A Star

1. Ash - Malinda Lo
2. Peter Pan in Kensginton Gardens - JM Barrie
3. Beast - Donna Jo Napoli
4. Touch Magic - Jane Yolen
5. Wicked Lovely - Melissa Marr
6. Kind - Holly Black & Ted Naifeh


Eh, Aboot

1. The Edible Woman - Margaret Atwood
2. The Riddle of the Wren - Charles de Lint
3. The Year of the Flood - Margaret Atwood
4. Dancing Girls - Margaret Atwood
5. The Harp of the Grey Rose - Charles de Lint
6. Living with the Dead - Kelley Armstrong
7. Frostbitten - Kelley Armstrong

1, 2, 3, 4, Can I Have A Little More

1. Death Masks - Jim Butcher
2. Dead Over Heels - Charlaine Harris
3. Shakespeare Wrote for Money - Nick Hornby
4. Hunting Ground - Patricia Briggs
5. Heart of the Mummy - Tommy Donbavand
6. The Prophecy - Lynne Ewing
7. The Becoming - Lynne Ewing
8. The Final Eclipse - Lynne Ewing

Too Young To Know Better

1. Exchange - Paul Magrs
2. Never Slow Dance with a Zombie - E. Van Lowe
3. Green Angel - Alice Hoffman
4. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist - Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
5. The Third Eye - Mahtab Narsimhan
6. White Crow - Marcus Sedgwick
7. The Tarot Reader's Daughter - Helen Dunwoodie
8. Ruined - Paula Morris
9. Cosmic - Frank Cottrell Boyce

Just Because

1. Psyche in a Dress - Francesca Lia Block
2. How to Make a Journal of Your Life - D. Price
3. The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ - Phillip Pullman
4. Juliet Naked - Nick Hornby
5. Austenland - Shannon Hale
6. The Secret Scripture - Sebastian Barry
7. The Secret Scripture - Sebastian Berry
8. The Other Hand - Chris Cleave
9. Selkie Island - Jorris Spencer
10. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead - Tom Stoppard


Vampire Series Challenge




Read 6 books in series that have vampires as the main/key characters. Runs throughout 2010.

1. Undead and Unpopular - MaryJanice Davidson
2. Undead and Uneasy - MaryJanice Davidson
3. Dead in the Family - Charlaine Harris
4. The Second Short Life of Bree Tanner - Stephenie Meyer
5. Undead and Unworthy - MaryJanice Davidson
6. Undead and Unwelcome - MaryJanice Davidson

Cozy Mystery Challenge 2010




Aim to read 6 Cozy Mysteries between 1/4/10 - 30/9/10

1. A Fool and His Honey - Charlaine Harris
2. Last Scene Alive - Charlaine Harris
3. Poppy Done to Death - Charlaine Harris
4. Shakespeare's Champion - Charlaine Harris
5. Shakespeare's Christmas - Charlaine Harris
6. Shakespeare's Trollop - Charlaine Harris

3 comments:

Alice Teh said...

Very well done! I abandoned one challenge this year (YA Reading Challenge) and unable to complete one.

Amy said...

You are amazing! Well done!

gaskella said...

I can't believe how many challenges you take part in - and complete! I can't usually manage one. Happy New Year.