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Rosey’s Review: 2011 1st In Series Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge

Rosey’s Review are having a 1st in Series Urban Fantasy Reading Challenge.  The rules and info for entering the challenge can be found on Rosey’s site, but if you follow the link below you should be set:

http://roseysreview.com/2011/11/2011-reading-challenge-1st-in-series.html

I am going to go all out for this challenge too! (I know I seem to be going all out for everything at the moment 😛 ) I will be trying to achieve the Full Bloom level.  This means I will need to read all 59 of the books listed in the challenge list.

Now I have already read a few of books on this list which is okay and they can be counted, but I thought I might give it a go and re-read them too.  I’m not too great a writing reviews for the books I read, but I will endeavour to try and write a decent review for them.

The Books I’ve Already Read:

  • Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson
  • Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
  • Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison
  • Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
  • Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Touch the Dark by Karen Chance
  • Working for the Devil by Lilith Saintcrow
  • Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
  • Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughan
  • Full Moon Rising by Keri Arthur
  • Night Shift by Lilith Saintcrow
  • Undone by Rachel Caine
  • The Devil Inside by Jenna Black
  • The Iron Hunt by Marjorie M. Liu
  • Midnight’s Daughter by Karen Chance
The Books to Go:
  • What’s a Ghoul to do? by Victoria Laurie
  • Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff
  • Tempest Rising by Nicole Peeler
  • Magic to the Bone by Devon Monk
  • Ill Wind by Rachel Caine
  • Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane
  • Stray by Rachel Vincent
  • Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
  • Happy Hour at Casa Dracula by Marta Acosta
  • Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep
  • Storm Born by Richelle Mead
  • Staying Dead by Laura Anne Gilman
  • Dead until Dark by Charlaine Harris
  • Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead
  • Urban Shaman by C.E. Murphy
  • A Rush of Wings by Adrian Phoenix
  • Night Rising by Chris Marie Green
  • Nightwalker by Jocelynn Drake
  • Mind Games by Carolyn Crane
  • Red-Headed Stepchild by Jaye Wells
  • Some Girls Bite by Chloe Neill
  • Greywalker by Kat Richardson
  • Dying Bites by D.D. Barant
  • Grave Witch by Kalayna Price
  • Three Days to Dead by Kelly Meding
  • Heart of Stone by C.E. Murphy
  • Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire
  • Deadtown by Nancy Holzner
  • Hard Magic by Laura Anne Gilman
  • Once Bitten, Twice Shy by Jennifer Rardin
  • Hunted by the Others by Jess Haines
  • Trick of the Light by Robyn Thurman
  • Personal Demons by Stacia Kane
  • The Becoming by Jeanne C. Stein
  • The Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod
  • Howling at the Moon by Karen MacInerney
  • Burning Water by Mercedes Lackey & Hugh Syme
  • Queen of Shadows by Dianne Sylvan
  • Highborn by Yvonne Navarro
  • Dead, Undead, or Somewhere in Between by J.A. Saare
  • Blood Law by Jeannie Holmes
  • Black Wings by Christine Henry
  • Spiral Hunt by Margaret Ronald
  • Right Hand Magic by Nancy A. Collins
Whew, what a list!  So 44 new books to read.  I can’t wait 😀
Update to come soon 😀
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May 23, 2011 Posted by | 2011 1st In Series Urban Fantasy Challenge, Books | Leave a comment

Wish I’d Read That Challenge 2011

So I was checking out blogs and such on Goodreads this morning and I came across the blog of Julie @knitting and sundries, and noticed she was taking part in the above named challenge.

I clicked on the link and it took me to a great blog called My Love Affair with Books.  I read through the guidelines and decided that I wanted to take part in this challenge as well.

I’m going to try and go all out for the Obsessed level in the challenge.  You have to read 20 books to reach this level.  Now I am already taking part in a few other challenges, some by myself and some through other sites, so I should hopefully be reading a lot this year 😀

I’ll be listing the books I read as I go and I’ll try to post the reviews on here as well as on Goodreads. 

I’ll check back soon with updates.

P.S.   If you feel like joining the challenge too, follow the link below:

http://books-love-affair.blogspot.com/2010/12/wish-id-read-that-challenge-2011.html
 

May 23, 2011 Posted by | Books, Wish I'd Read That Challenge 2011 | Leave a comment