Wednesday, January 11, 2012

2012 Book Blogger Recommendation Challenge

Thanks to MizB's recommendation at Should be Reading, I'm joining another challenge. This one will edge me toward hip, at least in my daughter's eyes.

I'm committing to Level II (10 books) for now, hoping to up to Level III mid-year. I've highlighted a few below I plan to read. Will choose more later.

The details:

The Top 25
  1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  2. Divergent by Veroncia Roth
  3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  4. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  5. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
  6. Graceling by Kristin Cashore
  7. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  8. The Stand by Stephen King
  9. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
  10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  11. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  12. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
  13. The Name Of The Rose by Umberto Eco
  14. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  15. The False Princess by Eilis O'Neal
  16. The Last Unicorn by Peter Beagle
  17. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  18. Enclave by Ann Aguirre
  19. Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment by James Patterson
  20. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
  21. Poison Study by Maria V.Snyder
  22. The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa
  23. The Scorpio Races by Maggie Steifvater
  24. Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
  25. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Click here to see the entire 2011 Book Blogger Recommendation List.

The Levels:
Level I - Read 5 books from the 2011 Book Blogger Recommendation List
Level II - Read 10 books
Level III - Read 15 books
Level IV - Read 20 books
Level V - Read 20+ books

The Rules:
  • Challenge will run January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Participants can join anytime throughout the challenge.
  • Create an intro post, linking back to this post.
  • Sign up with the MckLinky below. Please link to your challenge intro post, not your blog home page.
  • Chose your own books from the list. You can decide to read books only on the Top 25 list or from the entire recommendation list. You do not have to make a list of books before the challenge begins. 
  • All forms of books acceptable (audiobooks, eBooks, etc.)
  • Rereads do not count towards the completion of the challenge. The challenge is about discovering books that are new to you.
  • You don't need a blog to participate.
  • Reviews, while always appreciated, are not mandatory.
Let me know if you are joining so I can keep up with your reviews and favorites!