Challenges2015

I am heading into a whole new world of challenges this year – most of them exploring genres I am very new too! From Audiobooks to Graphic Novels, these challenges cover the whole literary spectrum.

GraphicNovelChallenge

The Graphic Novel/Manga Challenge – Complete (kinda)

The Challenge? To read graphic novels, collected trade editions, manga, comic strip collections, comic books. In print or digital.
The Host? The lovelies over here.
Level? Bronze Age: read and review 24 books during the year
Thoughts? I think I made it through at least 24 last year (during my noobie-comic binge!) so I think I can keep it up this year!

Progress:

  1. Alpha and Omega Volume 1 – DNF! Review to come.
  2. Daredevil, Vol. 7: Hardcore by Brian Michael Bendis – 4 stars
  3. Thor: God of Thunder, Vol. 3: The Accursed by Jason Aaron – 1.5 stars
  4. Bodies by Si Spencer – 4 stars
  5. Saga, Volume 2 by Brian K. Vaughan – 4 stars
  6. Daredevil, Vol. 8: Echo by David W. Mack – 2.5 stars
  7. Ms. Marvel, Vol. 2: Generation Why by G. Willow Wilson – 5 stars
  8. Avengers Undercover Vol. 2: Going Native by Dennis Hopeless – 1 star
  9. Ms. Marvel, Vol. 3: Crushed by G. Willow Wilson – 5 stars
  10. Original Sin: Hulk vs. Iron Man by Mark Waid – 3 stars
  11. Original Sin: Thor & Loki: The Tenth Realm by Al Ewing – 4 stars
  12. Captain Marvel, Vol. 1: Higher, Further, Faster, More by Kelly Sue DeConnick – 5 stars
  13. Captain Marvel, Vol. 2: Stay Fly by Kelly Sue DeConnick – 5 stars
  14. New Avengers, Vol. 4: Perfect World by Jonathan Hickman – 4 stars
  15. Captain Marvel, Vol. 3: Alis Volat Propriis by Kelly Sue DeConnick – 5 stars
  16. Rocket Raccoon, Vol. 2: Storytailer by Skottie Young – 4 stars
  17. Avengers: Time Runs Out, Vol. 1 by Jonathan Hickman – 3 stars
  18. Avengers World, Vol. 4: Before Times Runs Out by Frank Barbiere – 3 stars
  19. Avengers: Time Runs Out, Vol. 2 by Jonathan Hickman – 3.5 stars
  20. Avengers: Time Runs Out, Vol. 3 by Jonathan Hickman – 4 star
  21. Avengers: Time Runs Out, Vol. 4 by Jonathan Hickman – 3 stars
  22. Gotham Academy, Vol. 1: Welcome to Gotham Academy by Becky Cloonan – 4 stars
  23. Superior Iron Man, Vol. 1: Infamous by Tom Taylor – 4 stars
  24. Superior Iron Man, Vol. 2: Stark Contrast by Tom Taylor – 3 stars
  25. Thor: God of Thunder, Vol. 4: The Last Days of Midgard by Jason Aaron – 4.5 stars
  26. Spider-Gwen, Vol. 0: Most Wanted? by Jason Latour – 4 stars

Audio Book Challenge

The Audiobook Challenge – Complete

The Challenge? To find a new love for audios or to outdo yourself by listening to more audios in 2015 than you did in 2014.
The Host? Book Nympho and Hot Listens
Level? Weekend Warrior (I’m getting the hang of this) 5-10
Thoughts? I listened to a bunch of audio books in the days leading up to the new year (another example of book binging!) – taking me from a “never listened to one before” gal to an audiobook appreciator. I think I can manage another 10 this year for sure!

Progress:

  1. Legends of the Ferengi by Ira Steven Behr – 4.5 stars
  2. Emissary by J.M. Dillard – 3 stars
  3. Warped by K.W. Jeter – 2 stars
  4. The Devil’s Heart by Carmen Carter – 2 stars
  5. Ship of the Line by Diane Carey – 4 stars
  6. Prime Directive by Judith Reeves-Stevens – 3 stars
  7. Star Trek Next Generation: Imzadi by Peter David – 2 stars
  8. Windows on a Lost World by V.E. Mitchell – 3 stars
  9. Star Trek Cacophony: A Captain Sulu Adventure by John Malloy – 3 stars

dealmein

Deal Me In! Challenge on hold

The Challenge? To read 52 short stories in 2015
The Host? Bibliophilica
Level? The “Full” Deal Me In challenge – all 52 stories
Thoughts? I am VERY excited about this one! I came across the 2014 sign-up post a few months ago and KNEW I had to take part. I am still tinkering with my list, but one thing won’t be changing: the Spades are all for Sherlock! See my story list here.

 

Goodreads Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge
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Kay's been blogging about urban fantasy, young adult and werewolves since 2009. She's a firm believer in the many uses of the towel, the science of deduction and other fandom in-jokes. To support her book-buying habit, Kay keeps up a day-job as a science journalist (so feel free to ask her about Physics).

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