This year, I have participated in a few reading challenges and I am ashamed to say I have completed only one or two challenges so far. As much as I love reading challenges, I am afraid that next year will be a year for my TBR pile. I need to get through those before they get way out of hand (which I am sure many of you would be able to relate to, right? Anyway, I'm giving up on the remaining challenges I signed up for this year since there is no way I am able to complete them at this point... sigh.) Still, that doesn’t mean that I won’t be participating in any reading challenges so here’s a few which I am participating in 2011:

2011 YA Reading Challenge (January 1st – December 31st)
I chose Option “Mini YA” where I need to read 12 YA novels. There is no need for a list so my choice will depend on my mood then.

2011 Book Blogger Recommendation Challenge (January 1st – December 31st)
I chose “Level 1” where I need to read 5 books from the 2010 Book Blogger Recommendation List. My choice is as follows:

1) Juliet by Anne Fortier
2) Room by Emma Donaghue
3) Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
4) Personal Demons - Lisa Desrochers
5) Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

The TBR Dare (January 1st – April 1st)
Of course I wouldn't want to turn this down, after all this is another good excuse for me to clear those piles away. For this, I pledge to read as many books from my TBR pile till the last day of the dare.

What about you? Which 2011 reading challenges are you participating?

6 Responses
  1. I'm REALLY tempted by that TBR dare as I need to do something about my shelves, but since I'm trying to go stress-free next year I'm just not gonna. ;) Hope you have fun--the Book Blogger Rec is another one I could easily pull books off the shelf to do.

  2. Unknown Says:

    Thanks for joining the Book Blogger Recommendation Challenge! I loved Personal Demons! Hope you have lots of fun.

  3. Darlene Says:

    Good luck with your challenges Melody. I'm getting through my own books this year. I think the only thing I'm going to do is read a long for War and Peace.

  4. Iliana Says:

    Don't feel bad Melody. You still participated and had fun so that's what counts!

    Still I totally understand. Next year I'm planning on just sticking with my books. I've got to make room on the shelves for more books :)

    Have fun with those that you are doing! I don't think you'll have a problem at all with that YA challenge. You always find such great books.

  5. Veens Says:

    I think I will join the eBook challenge, South-Asian challenge, the one hosted by Violet, then What's in a name challenge 4. I want to join the YA one too lol!

    Am I not an addict?

  6. Julia Says:

    Good luck with your 2011 Challenge, Melody! I know you can do it :)

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