2016 Updates

2016-reading-challenges

In 2016, I participated in 5 different reading challenges. Throughout the year, I kept track of my progress on this page. Below are the final results of my 2016 reading challenges. To see my 2016 Reading Challenges Wrap Up post, click here. To see my 2017 reading challenges updates page, click here.


Goodreads Reading Challenge

Goal: Read 70 books

Completed: 64/70


Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge

Goal: Read a book starting with each letter of the alphabet (“The” and “A” can be skipped; the first word after that will be counted)

Letters Completed: 21/26

A – A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

B – The Book of Ivy by Amy Engel

C – Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

D – The Deadly Dungeon by Ron Roy

E – The Empty Envelope by Ron Roy

F – Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

G – Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes

H – The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

I – I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

J – The Jaguar’s Jewel by Ron Roy

K – The Kidnapped King by Ron Roy

L – The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

M – More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

N – Night Film by Marisha Pessl

O – The One Thing by Marci Lyn Curtis

P

Q – The Impostor Queen by Sarah Fine

R – Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes

S – Stars Above by Marissa Meyer

T – This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

U – The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson

V

W – When We Collided by Emery Lord

X

Y

Z


Full House Reading Challenge

Goal: Read a book for each of the prompts below:

Prompts Completed: 24/25

The Prompts:

By author you wish was known better – Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin

Published in 2016 – The Impostor Queen by Sarah Fine

Book from series you love – Frozen Tides by Morgan Rhodes

Debut novel – The One Thing by Marci Lyn Curtis

Thought provoking book – Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Had laugh out loud moment(s) – My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows

Book club worthy – Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Color word in title – Beyond the Red by Ava Jae

Author’s surname starts with same letter as yours – I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

You didn’t want to put it down – Gemina by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Way out of comfort zone – As I Descended by Robin Talley

Family relationship word in title

Book you bought – A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab

Setting begins with B – More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

Author outside own country – This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

Book read in a day (self challenge) – In Real Life by Jessica Love

An anticipated sequel (switched out w/ “memoir”) – A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

First in a series – A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

You’d like to change the cover – Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor

A dominant color on cover – The Book of Ivy by Amy Engel

New author to you – The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

Would make a good movie – Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Library book – Starflight by Melissa Landers

Published 2015 – The Third Twin by C.J. Omololu

Been on TBR ‘forever’ – The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan


I Love Libraries Reading Challenge

Goal: Read 36 library books

Completed: 19/36

Books Read

  1. I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios
  2. The One Thing by Marci Lyn Curtis
  3. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
  4. Something Real by Heather Demetrios
  5. This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
  6. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  7. The Third Twin by C.J. Omololu
  8. More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
  9. Starflight by Melissa Landers
  10. In Real Life by Jessica Love
  11. Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor
  12. When We Collided by Emery Lord
  13. A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro
  14. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
  15. If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
  16. With Malice by Eileen Cook
  17. Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
  18. None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio
  19. As I Descended by Robin Talley

Flights of Fantasy Reading Challenge

Goal: Read 40 fantasy books

Completed: 27/40

Books Read

  1. Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
  2. Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes
  3. Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes
  4. Frozen Tides by Morgan Rhodes
  5. The Impostor Queen by Sarah Fine
  6. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
  7. The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson
  8. A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab
  9. Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor
  10. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows
  11. The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
  12. The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan
  13. Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin
  14. Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
  15. A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes
  16. The Darkest Magic by Morgan Rhodes
  17. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
  18. The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
  19. Blood for Blood by Ryan Graudin
  20. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
  21. A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir
  22. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  23. Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
  24. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Illustrated Edition) by J.K. Rowling
  25. As I Descended by Robin Talley
  26. Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill
  27. A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess