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2012 Science Fiction Reading Challenge

Published November 24, 2011 by caitlinnicoll

the science fiction reading challenge will run from January 1st, 2012 – December 31st, 2012. Sign up begins today and lasts until February 1st, 2012.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it:

1. Sign up with the link below. If you don’t have a blog, you can link your Goodreads  account.

2. Grab the image on the left for your site.

3. Choose your level.

4. Leave a comment letting me know what level you’ve chosen.

Challenge Levels:

Hacker: 5 books

Android: 10 books

Alien cyborg: 15 books

Bladerunner: 30 books

Torchwood: 50 books

Captain of the Starfleet: 75 books

Jedi Master: 100 books

Timelord: 130+ books

More info: the books you choose can be in any sub-genre of science fiction (dystopian and steampunk included), and can be adult, YA, or MG. Comics and graphic novels also count.

Bonus if the book is by a 2012 debut author.

If you need suggestions, click here.

Related Reading Challenges:

Bonnie from Bookish Ardour has a fantastic Dystopian and Steampunk challenge. Click on the images below to go to her site for more details. I did both this year, but will probably only do the dystopian challenge next year.

I’m again going to go for the Bladerunner challenge; 30 books.

What level are you going for? Do you have any great sci-fi suggestions?

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2012 Fantasy Challenge

Published November 23, 2011 by caitlinnicoll

It has come to my attention recently that there are roughly eleventy billion fantasy books out there that I have not read. To combat this, I’ve decided to create a reading challenge, because I always do better when I hold myself accountable. So, who wants to join me?

the fantasy reading challenge will run from January 1st, 2012 – December 31st, 2012. Sign up begins today and lasts until February 1st, 2012.

If science fiction is more to your tastes, I will also be doing a sci-fi challenge. Details will be posted tomorrow.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it:

1. Sign up with the link below. If you don’t have a blog, you can link your Goodreads  account.

2. Grab the image on the left for your site.

3. Choose your level.

4. Leave a comment letting me know what level you’ve chosen.

Challenge Levels:

Hobbit: 5 books

Elf: 10 books

Vampire Slayer: 15 books

Wizard: 30 books

Brothers Grimm: 50 books

Dragonrider: 75 books

Curse Breaker: 100 books

Titan: 130+ books

More info: the books you choose can be in any sub-genre of fantasy, and can be adult, YA, or MG. Comics and graphic novels also count.

If you need suggestions, click here.

Alternate Challenges:

1. Read only high/epic fantasy

2. Read only urban fantasy

3. Read only historical fantasy

4. If you normally read adult, read only YA/ MG; or vice versa

5. Include at least 5 debut authors

6. Read only books based of myths/legends/ fairytales

I’m going to try for the Brother’s Grimm level; 50 books. I might shoot for Dragonrider.

What level are you going for? Do you have any great fantasy suggestions?