Saturday, January 18, 2014

2014 1st In A Series Challenge

Do you love to read books in a series? If you are like me, you get excited when a new series gets published! I am always on the look-out for the next great series that I can devour.

Please read below for the challenge guidelines:

2014 1st In A Series Challenge

Here are the challenge details:
1. This challenge will run from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.

2. You can join the challenge at any time. All books read during the challenge period count for the challenge, regardless of when you sign up.

3. This challenge can cross-over to your other reading challenges.

4. You do not need a blog to participate! If you are not a blogger, you can post your reviews at Goodreads, Shelfari, or LibraryThing and link them up here.

5. All formats of books are acceptable: Bound copies, e-books, and audiobooks (unabridged only).

6. There are four levels for the challenge:
a. Series Novice: Read 5 books that are first in a series.
b. Series Lover: Read 10 books that are first in a series.
c. Series Expert: Read 20 books that are first in a series.
d. Series Fanatic: Read 30 books that are first in a series.

7. When you write your sign-up post, you must choose your level. You can go up, but you cannot go down!

8. There will be a link-up for your reviews, which will be posted on THIS page.

9. There will be a link for your wrap-up post at the end of the challenge, which will be posted on THIS page. 

10. Create a sign-up post and link back to this post. Sign up with Mister Linky below! Be sure to use the direct url to your sign-up post and not the url to your blog.

11. Grab the challenge button and post it in your sidebar. Copy and paste this HTML code into an HTML gadget for your sidebar:
2014 1st In A Series Challenge

I am going to start with this level - b. Series Lover: Read 10 books that are first in a series.
1. Few Are Angels by Inger Iversen
2. Fallen by Lauren Kate
3. The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
4. Every last Secret by Linda Rodriguez
5. Frankly My Dear, I'm Dead by Livia J. Washburn
6. Divergent by Veronica Roth
7. The MacKinnon's Bride by Tanya Anne Crosby
8. The Magnolia League by Katie Crouch
9. A Night of Wickedness by J.D. Nelson
10. Love is Darkness by Caroline Hanson

I guess I had better go up a level- c. Series Expert: Read 20 books that are first in a series.
11. The Beauty Bride by Claire DelaCroix
12. Amethyst by Lauren Royal
13. Selling Scarlett by Ella James
14. The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann
15. The Giver by Lois Lowry
16. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
17. Devil's Wake by Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due
18. Evermore by Alyson Noel
19. Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn
20. The Thirty Nine Steps by John Buchan

Up another level - d. Series Fanatic: Read 30 books that are first in a series.
21. Sharing Hailey by Samantha Ann King
22. Personal Demons by Lisa Desrochers
23. Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
24. Rescue in the Smokies by Becca Jameson
25. Fire At Twilight by Lila Ashe
26. Jacob by Jacquelyn Frank
27. Bitter Night by Diana Pharaoh Francis
28. Friends With Partial Benefits by Luke Young
29. On Dublin Street by Samantha Young
30. Grace Under Pressure by Julie Hyzy

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