Monday, February 3, 2014

Historical Romance Challenge

Decided to give this one a go, too.  Going for Level 1 on this one. Sign up here.

Seriously addicted.  But I'm sure I can do them all.

Challenge runs from January 1, 2014 until December 31, 2014

The goal is to read at least 12 Historical Romance! 
  • Level 1--12 historical romance
  • Level 2--18 historical romances
  • Level 3--24 historical romance
  • Level 4--30-60 historical romances
  • Level 5--61-80 historical romances
  • Level 6--81-100 historical romances
  • Level 7--101+ historical romances
**Note**You can change your level at any time. It's just a starting point :)

**Note** I'll be adding a check list of ideas (historical romance w/ arranged marriage, w/enemies to lovers, w/ older heroine, younger hero, etc for those that would like to use that.

    What counts!
    • Every historical romance you read and review in 2014
    • Any time period prior to 1920 qualifies.
    • They can be historical paranormal, historical erotica, m/m, f/f, etc.
    • All historical romances over 100 pages in length--audio, ebook, print
    • Re-reads, cross overs from other challenges
    To Join! 
    • Grab the challenge button and create a post or page on your blog to track progress.
    • Non-bloggers you can use your Goodreads, LibraryThing, etc profiles. Just create a 2014 Historical Romance Reading Challenge shelf 
    • Link your blog starting post/page or your Goodreads/etc challenge shelf in the linky below. 
    • If you'd like to be part of the FB group for the challenge join HERE.

    My books for this one:

    1. The Night Circus--Erin Morgenstern
    2. Through a Glass Darkly--Karleen Koen
    3. The Paris Wife--Paula McLain
    4. The Red Tent--Anita Diamant
    5. The Wednesday Letters--Jason F. Wright
    6. Dream Tide--Robin Lee Hatcher
    7. The Black Opal--Victoria Holt
    8. The Devil Wears Plaid--Teresa Medeiros
    9. Mount Vernon Love Story--Mary Higgins Clark
    10. The Sherbrooke Bride--Catherine Coulter 
    11. The Hellion Bride--Catherine Coulter
    12. The Heiress Bride--Catherine Coulter

    Romantic Suspense Challenge 2014

    Yes, another challenge.  But this is one genre I'm getting into now.  Sign up for this one here.  Details copied from the blog below:

    2014 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge

    My favorite romance sub-genre is romantic suspense. I can’t get enough of the genre and I’m always looking for new authors and books to read. And here’s your chance to join me.

    Reading Challenge Details:
    • Runs January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014 (books read prior to 1/1/2014 do not count towards the challenge). You can join anytime before 9/30/2014. Sign up on The Book Vixen’s blog.
    • The goal is to read 10 romantic suspense novels.
    • Books can be any format (print, ebook, audio).
    • Novellas that are at least 100 pages in length, as well as full-length novels, will count for this reading challenge.
    • Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
    • To join the challenge, grab the 2014 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge button and post this reading challenge on your blog to track your progress. Please include a link back to this sign-up post so others can join the reading challenge too. You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads, LibraryThing, BookLikes, Libib, etc., so as long as you have adedicated shelf for the 2014 Romantic Suspense Reading Challenge and your profile is not private. The point of linking up is to have a place where people can see what you’re reading.

    Here are my books for this one:
    1. Gone Girl--Gillian Flynn
    2. Dying to Please/To Die For/Killing Time--Linda Howard
    3. High Noon--Nora Roberts
    4. Drop Dead Gorgeous--Linda Howard
    5. The Cove--Catherine Coulter
    6. Vanished--Karen Robards
    7. All Night Long--Jayne Ann Krentz
    8. And Then You Die--Iris Johansen
    9. The Black Opal--Victoria Holt
    10. Tangled Vines--Janet Dailey