Friday, December 19, 2008

Unfinished-Serial Readers Challenge

Sadly-life's just handing me too much stuff right now to be able to do this challenge so I dropped out June 20th:(

Another great looking challenge I joined. Wanna join? Click HERE:
Just Your Average Carpool Queen is hosting.

Serial Readers Challenge 2009

As many of you know, I love to read books in a series. (not so much the Harlequins or Silhouettes, but that’s just me.) I love trilogies, series, or even just related books by an author. I enjoy the continuity, and getting glimpses of the "Happily Ever Afters" from the previous title. So, in this spirit, I offer you the Serial Readers Challenge 2009. It’s really simple! And for the purpose of this challenge a series is defined as at least 3 related books. I typically read romance but for this challenge any genre is welcome. So this can be done in conjunction with any other challenge. and are good resources for finding series!

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 Lists:

The Lyon Series Julie Garwood:
1-The Lion's Lady-DONE
2-Guardian Angel
3-The Gift-

Fallen Angel Series by Mary Jo Putney:
1-Thunder and Roses-DONE
2-Petals In The Storm-
3-Dancing On The Wind-
4-Angel Rogue-
5-Shattered Rainbows-
6-River Of Fire-
7-One Perfect Rose-

James Asher Vampire Series by Barbara Hambly:
1-Those Who Hunt The Night-DONE
2-Traveling With The Dead-

The DeWinter Saga by Constance O'Banyon:
1-Song Of The Nightingale-
2-Highland Love Song-DONE
3-Desert Song-

The Moreland Series by Candace Camp
2-Beyond Compare
4-An Unexpected Pleasure

The Barker/Llewelyn Victorian Mystery Series by Will Thomas
1-Some Danger Involved-DONE
2-To Kingdom Come
3-The Limehouse Text
4-The Hellfire Conspiracy
5-The Black Hand

The "Bird" Series by Linda Francis Lee
1-Dove's Way-DONE
2-Swan's Grace-UNFINISHED
3-Nightingale's Gate

No comments:

Post a Comment