Tuesday, January 03, 2012

It was a good year for reading challenges. I completed all of them yay! The only one I formally wrapped up was the RIP V Challenge here

Manga Challenge 2011




Challenge runs throughout 2011 and is to read 6 mangas.

1. Bizenghast v7 M Alice LeGrow
2. Wicked Lovely Desert Tales v1 - Melissa Marr
3. Wicked Lovely Desert Tales v2 - Melissa Marr
4. Wicked Lovely Desert Tales v3 - Melissa Marr
5. Legends of the Dark Crystal - Barbara Randall Kesel
6. Death Note v9 - Tsugumi Ohba & Takeshi Obata

Fairy Tale Challenge




Runs throughout 2011. Read/watch any combination of original tales, modern tales, or films, resulting in 12 total selections.

1. The Happy Prince and Other Stories - Oscar Wilde
2. Foiled - Jane Yolen
3. Alice - SyFy Mini Series
4. Tangled - Disney Film (Rapunzel)
5. Fern Gully - Film
6. The Last Unicorn - Peter S Beagle
7. The Last Unicorn - Film
8. Fairest of All - Serena Valentino
9. My Neighbour Totoro - Film
10. Red Riding Hood - Film
11. Beastly - Film
12. Arriety - Film



Runs from 1/1/10 - 31/12/11. Finish the following series:

1. Shadow Dragon - James A Owen
2. The Dragon's Apprentice - James A Owen
3. Silver Borne - Patricia Briggs
4. River Marked - Patricia Briggs
5. Twilight's Dawn - Anne Bishop



Read 3 books in 2011 suggested by Nymeth.

1. Passion - Jude Morgan
2. Tooth and Claw - Jo Walton
3. To say nothing of the dog - Connie Willis

Challenge with Mariel

Read 3 books in 2011 suggested by Mariel.

1. The Book of Flying - Keith Miller
2. The Eyre Affair - Jasper Forde
3. The Vinter's Luck - Elizabeth Knox



Read 3 out of 4 books suggested by Kailana in 2011.

1. Black Hole - Charles Burns
2. Fingersmith - Sarah Waters (alternatie I'm aiming to read in 2012)
3. Graceling - Kristin Cashore
4. The Forest and Hands and Teeth - Carrie Ryan

Graphic Novel Challenge 2011




Runs throughout 2011. Expert level, read 10+ graphic novels.

1. Doctor Horrible and Other Horrible Stories - Zach Whedon
2. The Guild v1 - Felicia Day & Jim Rugg
3. House of Mystery - Bill Wilingham
4. Nemi IV - Lisa Myhre
5. Hatter v3 - Frenk Beddor
6. The Book of Biff - Chris Hallbeck
7. Fables v13 : The Great Fables Crossover - Bill Wilingham
8. Fables v14 : Witches - Bill Wilingham
9. Fables v15 : Rose Red - Bill WIllingham
10. Buffy 8 v8 : Last Gleaming - Joss Whedon

iChallenge 2011




Challenge runs throughout 2011. Read 10 witchy, were, vamp and fae books.

1. Vampire Academy - Richelle Mead
2. A Touch of Dead - Charlaine Harris
3. Frost Bite - Richelle Mean
4. Marked - PC & Kristen Cast
5. Betrayed - PC & Kristen Cast
6. Shadow Kiss - PC & Kristen Cast
7. Chosen - PC & Kristen Cast
8. Untamed - PC & Kristen Cast
9. Hunted - PC & Kristen Cast
10. Tempted - PC & Kristen Cast



Runs throughout 2011. Read books in the following categories:

Non Fiction

1. Shakespeare - Bill Bryson

Mind Body Spirit

1. The Spirit of Hare - Karen Cater
2. The Ogham Sketchbook - Karen Cater

My Friend Says

1. Courtney Crumrin and the Coven of Mystics - Ted Naifeh
2. Courtney Crumrin in the Twilight Kingdom - Ted Naifeh
3. Courtney Crumrin's Monstrous Holiday - Ted Naifeh

Eh Aboot

1. The Summoning - Kelley Armstrong
2. Angelic - Kelley Armstrong
3. The Awakening - Kelley Armstrong
4. The Reckoning - Kelley Armstrong

We've Been Waiting so Long

1. Xxxholic v1 - Clamp
2. Xxxholic v2 - Clamp
3. Xxxholic v3 - Clamp
4. Xxxholic v4 - Clamp
5. Xxxholic v5 - Clamp

The Tube

1. Demon Dopplegangers - Greg Elliot (Charmed)
2. Hurricane Hex - Diana G Gallagher (Charmed)
3. As Puck Would Have It - Paul Ruditis (Charmed)
4. Sweet Talkin' Demon - Laura J Burnes (Charmed)
5. House of Shards - Micol Ostow (Charmed)
6. Phoebe Who? - Emma Harrison (Charmed)

When I Wish Upon a Star

1. Ink Exchange - Melissa Marr
2. Fragile Eternity - Melissa Marr
3. Radient Shadows - Melissa Marr
4. Darkest Mercy - Melissa Marr
5. Godmother - Carolyn Turgeon
6. Shoulder-a-coffin v1 - Satako Kiyuduki
7. Shoulder-a-coffin v2 - Satako Kiyuduki

Fantastical Realms

1. Poison Study - Maria V Snyder
2. Magic Study - Maria V Snyder
3. Fire Study - Maria V Snyder
4. The Dark Mirror - Juliet Marillier
5. The Safe Keepers Secret - Sharon Shinn
6. Storm Glass - Maria V Snyder
7. The Truth-Tellers Tale - Shannon Shinn
8. The Dream-Makers Magic - Shannon Shinn

Just Beause

1. Blackbird House - Alice Hoffman
2. Four Years, Five Seasons - Peter S Beagle
3. Garden Spells - Sarah Addison Allen
4. The Beach - Alex Garland
5. One Day - David Nicholls
6. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World - Haruki Murakami
7. Yellow Blue Tibia - Alex Roberts
8. When God was a Rabbit - Sarah Winman
9. The Luck Factor - Richard Wiseman

Too Young to Know Better

1. Green Witch - Alice Hoffman
2. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters - Rick Riordan
3. Incantation - Alice Hoffman
4. Ember Fury - Cathy Brett
5. Immortal Beloved - Cate Tiernan
6. Scarlett Dedd - Cathy Brett
7. Burned - PC & Kristen Cast
8. Spirit Bound - Richelle Mead
9. The Dead-Tossed Waves - Carrie Ryan
10. The Dark and Hollow Places - Carrie Ryan

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

1. So Mote it Be - Isobel Bird
2. Merry Meet - Isobel Bird
3. Second Sight - Isobel Bird
4. What the cards said - Isobel Bird
5. In the Dreaming - Isobel Bird
6. Ring of Light - Isobel Bird
7. Blue Moon - Isobel Bird
8. The FIve Paths - Isobel Bird
9. Through the Veil - Isobel Bird
10. Making the Saint - Isobel Bird
11. The House of Winter - Isobel Bird

3 comments:

Rhinoa said...

Just testing to see if I can post comments again...

Kailana said...

Congrats on finishing all of these challenges! I really must get to the books you suggested for me...

On another note, I LOVE the new look of your blog!

Rhinoa said...

Thanks Kailana. Was a fun year of reading and I love the new template too, feels more me somehow.