Saturday, November 15, 2008

Serial Readers Challenge 2009

The main link for the challenge could be found here ..

1. Read books in series/trilogies/related by author. (Julie Garwood’s Lion’s Lady, Castles, The Gift are related.) For a series to count you must read each book in that series during this calendar year. (Rereads and audio books welcome!) If you previously started a series and do not wish to re-read, then only the titles read after 01/01/09 will count towards your total books read. You will not however get "credit" for total series read. Only series started and finished in 09 will count toward the prize for # of series read. For example I started Lynsay Sands Argeneau series this fall. For me to get credit for all 9 books I will need to re-read the first 3 sometime in 09. The series does not have to be read in order, or in succession to "count"! (so if I read #4-9 this spring and next fall re-read #1-3 then I get full credit. Otherwise ...I only get credit for the 5 books read, but not for reading the entire series.) I think I just made that about as clear as mud.

2. The Challenge will begin January 1st and last until December 31st 2009.

3. Post your list on your blog and link it back to this post. Please comment to this post when your link is up. Your list is not something, you need to decide in advance. Please add as you go!

4. Please rate and review each title on your blog. When you do so, please label it SRC or Serial Readers Challenge so we can all read your reviews and maybe be inspired to try a new series for ourselves.

5. There will be prizes! Woo Hoo! Some of the prizes may be simple online trophies, and some will be book give-aways. (Titles to be determined) Prizes will be given for most books read, most # series read, most pages read, and some maybe at random! (my favorite kind!! Yay!)

6. To wrap up the challenge next winter, comment to this post linking your wrap-up post by December 31! Prizes will be awarded January 2010!

My Suggestion List..

  • 1. The Matthew Scudder series

  • 2. The Outlander series

  • 3. Eragon Trilogy

These are the ones that pop up in my mind right now.. I'll be updating the list soon :)

My list..

From the Southern Vampires series..
1. Dead To The World By Charlaine Harris (book #4)
2. Dead As A Doornail by Charlaine Harris (book #5)
3. Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris (book #6)
4. All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris (book #7)
5. From Dead To Worse by Charlaine Harris (book #8)

From the Lily Bard Mysteries series..
1. Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris (book #1)

From The Dark Ones Series
1. Sex And The Single Vampire by Katie MacAlister (book #2)
2. A Girl's Guide to Vampires by Katie MacAlister (book #1)

From The Montgomery Family Legacies Series
1. Acting Like Family by J.J. Massa

From the Cirque Du Freak Series

1. A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan (book #1)
2. The Vampire's Assistant by Darren Shan (book #2)
3. Tunnels Of Blood by Darren Shan (book #3)

From the No Evil Series: DONE
Speak No Evil by Allison Brennan (book #1)
See No Evil by Allison Brennan (book #2)
3. Fear No Evil by Allison Brennan (book #3)

From the Lords Of The Underworld Series:
1. The Darkest Fire by Gena Showalter (pre book #1)

From the Demonica Series
1. Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione (book #1)
2. Desire Unchained by Larissa Ione (book #2)

From the On The Edge Series (10 books)
1. Out Of The Box (The Edge Series #1) by Kallysten
2. Out Of The Box (The Edge Series #2) by Kallysten

From the Predator Trilogy (3 books)
1. The Prey by Allison Brennan

From the "Blooded" series (2 books)
1. Hot Blooded by Lisa Jackson

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