This year I signed up for fewer year long challenges and I'll do more short-term challenges. Last month I participated in the Blog Ahead challenge which encourages bloggers to write and schedule their posts ahead of time.
Grab a drink, get comfy, and get ready!
Blog Ahead 2015 - Goal: 31 posts for November and beyond
I did it! I got 41 completed posts for November through mid-April. Of course, some of those 41 have posted already but I'm trying to keep a cushion. I have 24 posts in various stages of draft.
NetGalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge - Goal:
1. I'll Never Let You Go by Mary Burton
2. Valiant Heart by Angela Addams
3. Stop At Nothing by Kate SeRine
4. Nine Lives by Wendy Corsi Staub
5. Murder of Mages by Marshall Ryan Maresca
6. Thoreau in Phantom Bog by B.B. Oak
7. Everything She Forgot by Lisa Ballantyne
TOTAL: 89 Only 11 more to go!
Finishing the Series Reading Challenge - Goal:
1. Forsaken by S.J.Harper (Fallen Siren)
2. Basil Instinct by Shelley Costa (Italian Restaurant Mystery)
3. You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa (Italian Restaurant Mystery)
4. The Raven Queen by Che Golden (Feral Child)
5. Kitty Saves the World by Carrie Vaughn (Kitty Norville)
6. I'll Never Let You Go by Mary Burton (Morgans of Nashville)
7. Valiant Heart by Angela Addams (Order of the Wolf)
TOTAL: 55 books, 24 series. Finished series: Feral Child, Italian Restaurant Mystery, Fallen Siren, Tracy Crosswhite, Homefront, October Daye, Windfall Island, Shore Secrets, Goody's Goodies, Bakeshop Mystery, the Jeremy Fisk Series, The Black Sun's Daughter, Honeychurch Hall Mysteries, The Dominic Grey Series, Paranormal Investigations, Rogue River, Kitty Norville, Otherworld, The SPI Files, Morgans of Nashville, Jane True, The Clifton Chronicles, Ever After, and Jane Yellowrock.
What An Animal Reading Challenge - Goal: 13 or more
1. Siren's Serenade by Dominique Eastwick
2. Kitty Saves the World by Carrie Vaughn
3. Forsaken by S.J.Harper
4. Valiant Heart by Angela Addams
Cruising Thru the Cozies Reading Challenge - Goal: 20 or more
1. Basil Instinct by Shelley Costa (Italian Restaurant Mystery)
2. You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa (Italian Restaurant Mystery)
3. Thoreau in Phantom Bog by B.B. Oak
Dust Off Your Classics - a very informal challenge hosted by Between My Lines and Dee's Reads. There's no sign up or goals. I am aiming for 1 a month.
1. The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde
1. Love Under Two Adventurers by Cara Covington