Monday, January 2, 2017

2017 Challenges

The TBR Dare is back with some new hosts and its own website at TBR Dare Website. The new hosts are Lizzy's Literary Life and AnabookbelI love this challenge as usual the challenge is to just read books that you own until April 1st. My goal is to always limit the new releases I read until April 1st. I'm allowed to read library books as long as they were previously on my TBR list. I'm ending 2016 with 368 books on my goodreads TBR list. My goal is as always to reduce the number of books on my TBR.  

Hosted by My Soul Called LifeThis is my fifth year joining this challenge. The first year it took me until December 31st to complete. The 2nd year I finished 6 months. The 3rd year I finished 8 months.  The 4th year I finished 8 months. Now this year I'm back to try this challenge again. All the ideas come from my Goodreads TBR list. 
Court, Fall, Of, Way, Deep, Thousand
Ideas: Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult, Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver, Angel Falls by Kristin Hannah, Don't Fall by Rachel Schieffelbein, Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner, The Way Back to You by Michelle Andreani, Away we Go by Emily Ostrovski, A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston, Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale, A Thousand Spledid Sun by Khaled Hosseini, Anything with Of

And, Rose, Promise, Every, Deception, Blazing
Ideas: Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley, Briar Rose by Jane Yolen, The Rose Bride by Nancy Holder, Rose by Holly Webb, Five Enchanted Roses by Elizabeth Anne Stengal, Brair Rose by Jana Oliver, The Promise of Amazing by Robin Constantine, The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson, Once in Every Life by Kristin Hannah, Everything Leads by Nina Lacour, The Summer of Everything by Catherine Clark, Anything with And

Shall, Go, By, Silence, Her, Saga
Ideas: Things we Know by Heart by Jessi Kirby, Fractured Dream (The Dreamer Saga #1) by K.M. Randall, Queen of Hearts Saga by Colleen Oakes

From, Trigger, Tale, His, Crown, Mist
Ideas: The Distance from A to Z by Natalie Blitt, Far from You by Tess Sharpe, The Bridge from You to Me by Lisa Schroeder, A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz, The Dyerville Tales by M.P. Kozlowsky, Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier, Queen of Hearts: The Crown by Colleen Oakes, Thursdays with the Crown by Jessica Day George, Crown of Ice by Vicki L Weavil

Four, Wind, All, Fury, Days, Shade
Ideas: Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale, 738 Days by Stacey Kade, 100 Days by Nicole Mcinnes, Just One Day by Gayle Forman

Without, Know, Good, Watch, One, Have
Ideas: Stronger than you Know by Jolene Perry, The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani, Just One Year by Gayle Forman, Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor, The Dear One by Jaqueline Woodson, Paris for One and Other Stories by Jojo Moyes, One Perfect Day by Lauraine Snelling

Before, Final, All, Freedom, Life, Dream
Ideas: Before Midnight by Cameron Dokey, The Girl Who Could Not Dream by Sarah Beth Durst

Sun, Infinite, Big, My, Wherever, Most
Ideas: Sun and Moon, and Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George, My Fair Godmother by Janette Raillison, My Name is Rapunzel by K.C. Hilton

Sand, From, Between, Ever, Reasons, Clash
Ideas: The Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone, Something In Between by Mellisa De Cruz, Infinite In Between by Carolyn Mackler

Darker, You, Ashes, Out, House, Sea
Ideas: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch, Moonlight and Ashes by Sophie Mason, We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist

Place, War, Heart, Why, Give, Meet
Ideas: The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies, Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult, Heart Like Mine by Amy Hatvany, The Crystal Heart by Sophie Masson, Heartless by Marissa Meyer, The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak, The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee, Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler, Meet Me Here by Bryan Bliss

Forget, Twilight, Only, Crystal, On Will
Ideas: Things I Can't Forget by Miranda Kenneally, If Only We by Jessica Sankiewicz, If Only by Paul Evans Richard, The Crystal Heart by Sophie Masson

Hosted by Bea's Book Nook and Angela's Guilty Life I'm going for Thrifty Reader, which is 24 books. 

Hosted by My Reader's Block. I'm going for Pike's Peak this year, which is 12 books off my TBR. 

Hosted by Second Run Review, Chapter Break, and Bookworm Brandee. Sign Up Here. I'm going to set my goal to read 12 books I own this year.

Hosted by EstellasRevenge. I will be setting my goal to read another 12 books this year. 

Hosted by Once Upon a Bookcase. I'm going for Easy which is to read 1-4 books. I have not read as many fairytale retellings over the past year, but I do hope that a few in 2017. 

Hosted by Novel Knight. Blacklist books is for those forgotten books. The ones that aren't new releases or arcs. This challenge is for all those books published before 2017. 

I'm not a Harry Potter fan, but I took the quiz and found out I'm Slytherin, so that is the team I will be competing on. We get points every month to compete for the grandprize. I have to remember to update my reading progress on this website. 

Hosted by (un)Conventional Bookviews and Books, Movies, Review! Oh My! I'm going for New Release Newbie. I don't see myself reading a whole lot of new releases in 2017 as I don't have a whole lot that I know about at this point in time. I'm going to continue to read the books I want to read in 2017 and hopefully some of them are New Releases. 

Hosted by Words Fueled by Love and Somewhere Only We Know. This year I'm going for Level 1, which is 1-5 series enders. I'm not in the middle of very many series, but I'm hoping to finish 1225 Christmas Tree Lane, Forever and Always, Lara Jean, and Clockwork Princess.

Hosted by Novel Heartbeat and Writer Grrl Reads I'm  going for Ameteur which is 25-50 points. This is one of my favorite challenges. I love getting points for the series I complete. This year my goal is to finish the To All The Boys Series, Delirium, Infernal Devices, and Cedar Cove. I would also like to start a few series this year. 

Cedar Cove by Debbie Macomber
1. 16 Lighthouse Road
2. 204 Rosewood Lane
3. 311 Pelican Court
4. 44 Cranberry Point
5. 50 Harbor Street
5.5. 5-B Poppy Lane
6. 6 Rainier Drive
7. 74 Seaside Avenue
8. 8 Sandpiper Way
8.5. A Cedar Cove Christmas
9. 92 Pacific Boulevard
10. 1022 Evergreen Place
11. 1105 Yakima Street
12. 1225 Christmas Tree Lane

Once Upon a Time by Cameron Dokey, Debbie Viguie, and Suzanne Weyn
1. Golden
2. Sunlight and Shadow

Faerie Tale Collection by Jenni James
1. Beauty and the Beast
2. Sleeping Beauty
3. Rumpelstilskin
4. Cinderella
5. Hansel and Gretel
6. Jack and the Beanstalk
7. Snow White
8. The Frog Prince
9. 12 Dancing Princesses
10. Rapunzel
11. The Little Mermaid
12. Peter Pan

To All the Boys by Jenny Han
1. To All the Boys I've Loved Before
2. P.S. I Still Love You
3. Forever and Always, Lara Jean

Castle Glower by Jessica Day George
1. Tuesdays at the Castle
2. Wednesdays at the Tower
3. Thursdays with the Crown
4. Fridays with the Wizards

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
1. Fangirl
2. Carry On

Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
1. Clockwork Angel
2. Clockwork Prince
3. Clockwork Princess

Delirium by Lauren Oliver
1. Delirium
2. Pandemonium 
3. Requim

Hosted by Because Reading and Fantasy is more Fun. I decided to join this challenge after all. I'm going for the easiest level which is 12 books 1/month. They will have quarterly check ins in March, June, September, and December where you can report your results for the quarter. June is my chance to change one of the books on this list. I picking books for this challenge that I own or have needed to read for a long time. 

1. P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han
2. Forever and Always, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
3. Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis
4. We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sunquist
5. Friendship by Emily Gould
6. A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston
7. The Summer of Everything by Catherine Clark
8. 738 Days by Stacey Kade
9 The Dear One by Jacqueline Woodson
10. How to Be Brave by Katherine Kottaras
11. Shuffle, Repeat by Jen Klein
12. The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee

I promise I will change the picture once the new one comes out in the new year. I wasn't sure I wanted to join this challenge again, but I decided to take the leap of faith and throw it in there. I'm going for completing 20 weeks again to consider the challenge complete. This year has some interesting categories and I'm excited to finish as many as I can. 

Hosted by Reading Challenge Adict Blog. I joined 12 challenges this year so far. My goal is going to be to complete On the Roof 6-10 challenges. 


  1. You have some great challenges! Some I haven't heard of before and am going to look into. Good Luck with your challenges this year!

    1. Thank you! As always I'm excited to complete these challenges.

  2. Wow! So many great sounded challenges! I'm just doing one this year - my #2017HW - as I have trouble keeping track. Good luck!

    1. I know. I really want to link up to challenges this year. I'm going to try hard to keep on top of it.

  3. Woaaah, that's quite a lot of challenges you've signed up for! Thanks for signing up to the Retellings Reading Challenge 2017! Good luck with all your challenges!

  4. Woop so many exciting challenges. Good luck with them all. Thanks for joining Shelf Love again!

    1. I love #Shelflove and I'm starting early this year! Thanks for stopping by!

  5. Thanks for joining us again this year, Rachael, in the Series Enders Reading Challenge. Good luck to you!

    Holly @ Words Fueled by Love

  6. These all sounds like a fun challenges, good luck with them all! I am also joining the 2017 new release challenge, it's one of my favorite challenges.

  7. Good luck with all of your challenges for 2017 Rachael! And thanks for participating again in the 2017 Series Enders Reading Challenge! Happy reading!

    Sandy @ Somewhere Onyl We Know

  8. Great challenge list! I am just know signing up for challenges, I am slowly working back into blogging. I definitely wanted to try the Reading Assignment one again. Good luck with them all!


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