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Saturday, May 2, 2015

April Challenge Wrap Up


This year I signed up for fewer year long challenges and I'll do more short-term challenges. This month I have two monthly challenges that I'm participating in: the May 2015 Clean Sweep ARC Challenge, hosted by the Caffeinated Reviewer, which goes all month, and Blog Ahead Mini, hosted by Herding Cats & Burning Soup, which goes through May 14th.

Grab a drink, get comfy, and get ready! 



NetGalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge - Goal: 25 


1. Kensington Cozy Mystery Sampler
2. Forever Grace by Linda Poitevin 
3. Be Afraid by Mary Burton (full review to come)
4. Hideaway Cove by Anna Sullivan (full review to come)
5. Rock with Wings by Anne Hillerman 
6. Tiger by Federico Brremaud and Federico Bertolucci
7. The Dreidel That Wouldn't Spin by Martha Seif Simpson & Durga Yale Bernhard 
 

TOTAL: 30! I did it! I still have a bunch of ARCs from Edelweiss and NG so my new goal will be the next level up of 50. I can do it! 

Finishing the Series Reading Challenge - Goal: 6 14


1. Be Afraid by Mary Burton (Morgans of Nashville) {full review to come}
2. Hideaway Cove by Anna Sullivan (Windfall Island) {full review to come}
3. Tempest Reborn by Nicole Peeler (Jane True) {full review to come}
4. Mightier Than the Sword by Jeffrey Archer (The Clifton Chronicles) {full review to come}
5. Forever After by Linda Poitevin (Ever After)
6. Forever Grace by Linda Poitevin (Ever After)
7. Spell Weaver by Angela Addams (Order of the Wolf)
8. Homefront by Jessica Scott (Homefront) 
9. Dark Heir by Faith Hunter (Jane Yellowrock)


TOTAL: 22 books, 10 series! Since I'm doing so well, I've upped my goal to 14 and I may very well up it again before the year is done. Finished 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. Tempest Reborn by Nicole Peeler (full review to come)
2. Tiger by Federico Brremaud and Federico Bertolucci
3. The Deadly Dog Show by Jerold Last
4. Spell Weaver by Angela Addams (Order of the Wolf)
5. Dark Heir by Faith Hunter (Jane Yellowrock)

TOTAL: 18

Cruising Thru the Cozies Reading Challenge - Goal: 20 or more


1. Kensington Cozy Mystery Sampler
2. The Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton


TOTAL: 9 I have some catching up to do but happily I have some cozy reviews coming up.

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. 


None!

Total: 2 I had my April book all picked out but didn't get it read. :( This month!

Just For Fun Reading Challenge - Goal: 12, 1 a month  



1. Headed for Trouble by Suzanne Brockmann

TOTAL: 1

5 comments:

  1. Not bad at all!! Hope you have even more to add to them this month :)

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  2. Oh what was your April book for the Dust off your Classic challenge? I hope you get some time for it in May. I'm currently The Handmaiden's Tale and am counting that as a classic as in that genre it is.
    You are doing so good with your NG and EW challenge! Keep it up :)

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    1. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. I've owned it for years and it's just collecting dust. :D

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  3. Looks like you are on a roll! Well done with all your challenges. I should probably check and see how mine are faring (not great, I'm afraid.)

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