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Here's the categories for the 2018 challenge. Feel free to start organizing books but only titles finished after 1/1/18 should be included. All books can be from any of these genres (unless specified to be certain ones per category): (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica, graphic novels & mangas are OK too).

Here is our Reading Challenge for 2018. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2018.

  • Read one in a category bronze medal.
  • Read two in a category for silver medal.
  • Read three in a category gold medal.
  • Read five in a category for platinum medal.
  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status.
  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
  2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
  3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.
  4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
  5. Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
  6. New To Me- Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
  7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
  8. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
  9. It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).
  10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

  1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.
  2. 1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
  3. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.
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  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
    1. If You Died Tomorrow I Would Eat Your Corpse by Wrath James White 3/1/18 (a few of the poems/stories are supernaturally themed overall lots of BDSM).
    2. Run To Me (Lazarus Rising, Book 4) by Cynthia Eden 3/25/18
    3. Lie Close To Me (Lazarus Rising, Book 5) by Cynthia Eden 3/29/18
    4. Wicked and Wild (Bad Things, Book 7) by Cynthia Eden 10/7/18
    5. Hold on Tight (Lazarus Rising) by Cynthia Eden 12/9/18
  2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
    1. Fantomah Volume 1: Up from the Deep by Ray Fawkes 2/5/18
    2. Ghost Fire (Dallas Fire & Rescue novella) by G.G. Andrew 2/10/18
    3. Sparrow Hill Road (Ghost Stories, Book 1) by Seanan McGuire 6/27/18
    4. The Girl in the Green Silk Gown (Ghost Roads, Book 2) by Seanan McGuire 7/5/18
    5. Watersnakes by Tony Sandoval. 11/26/18
  3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.
    1. Bad Blood by Nicky Peacock 3/09/18
    2. Kiss/Vampirella TPB by Christopher Sebela 3/31/18
    3. Quinn by D.B. Reynolds 5/26/18
    4. Undead or Alive (Bad Things, Book 3) by Cynthia Eden 8/16/18
    5. Midnight Bite by Cynthia Eden 12/19/18
  4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Stay With Me (Lazarus Rising, Book 3) by Cynthia Eden 3/19/18
    2. Damian (Stone Warriors, Book 1) by D.B. Reynolds 7/23/18
    3. Pumpkinhead by Cullen Bunn 11/25/18
  5. Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
    1. Black Howl (Black Wings, Book 3) by Christina Henry 4/5/18
    2. Black Lament (Black Wings, Book 4) by Christina Henry 4/9/18
    3. Black City (Black Wings, Book 5) by Christina Henry 4/10/18
    4. Black Heart (Black Wings, Book 6) by Christina Henry 4/16/18
    5. Black Spring (Black Wings, Book 7) by Christina Henry 4/22/18
  6. New To Me- Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
    1. Dragon Fever (Mating Fever, Book 1) by Elsa Jade 1/22/18
    2. A Zombie Apocalypse by Keith Adam Luethke 2/22/18
    3. The Virgin Witch and the Vampire King by Trinity Blacio 12/10/18
    4. Beauty and the Vampire by Zoey Hunter 12/15/18
  7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
    1. Heartless by Marissa Meyer 1/9/18
    2. Freeks by Amanda Hocking 2/19/18
    3. Relentless (Vampires in America Book  11.5) by D.B. Reynolds 5/16/18
    4. Kato (Stone Warriors, Book 2) by D.B. Reynolds 8/13/18
  8. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
    1. Alien Autopsy Barbecue (A Bizarro Science Fiction story) by David Barker (2/20/18)
    2. Never Let Go (Lazarus Rising, Book 1) by Cynthia Eden 3/14/18
    3. Keep Me Close (Lazarus Rising, Book 2) by Cynthia Eden 3/17/18
    4. Alpha Alien (Bound to the Alien, Book 1) by Flora Dare 7/9/18
    5. Taken By Space Pirates (Bound to the Alien, Book 2) by Flora Dare 7/10/18
  9. It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).
    1. Ash and Quill (The Great Library, Book 3) by Rachel Caine 1/19/18
    2. White Trash Zombie Unchained (White Trash Zombie, Book 6) by Diana Rowland 4/30/18
    3. Traitor's Gate (Battle of the Undead, Book 0.5) by Nicky Peacock 12/16/18
    4. Steel Breakfast Era by Carlton Melllick III 12/24/18
  10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.
    1. Thanks Fur Last Night by Eve Langlais, Milly Taiden & Kate Baxter 1/15/18
    2. Big Alpha in Town by Eve Langlais, Milly Taiden & Kate Baxter 6/1/18
    3. In the Mood Fur Love anthology 12/08/18

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

  1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.
    1. Hidden Blade (Soul Eater, Book 1) by Pippa DaCosta 2/28/18 (received ARC in 2016)
    2. Scent of Passion (Rutledge Werewolves, Book 1) by Elizabeth Lapthorne 12/28/18
  2. 1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
    1. Dragon Fate (Mating Fever, Book 2) by Elsa Jade 1/29/18
    2. Dragon Fall (Mating Fever, Book 3) by Elsa Jade 1/30/18
    3. Broken Angel (Bad Things, Book 4) by Cynthia Eden 8/20/18
    4. Heart of Stone (Bad Things, Book 5) by Cynthia Eden 8/29/18
    5. Tempted by Fate (Bad Things, Book 6) by Cynthia Eden 9/13/18
  3. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.
    1. Babyteeth Volume 1 by Donny Cates 1/22/18
    2. My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix 2/4/18
    3. The Damned: Three Days Dead by Cullen Bunn 3/12/18


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Here is our Reading Challenge for 2018. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2018.

  • Read one in a category bronze medal.
  • Read two in a category for silver medal.
  • Read three in a category gold medal.
  • Read five in a category for platinum medal.
  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status.
  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.â
    1. Tricks for Free by Seanan McGuire done 3/12
    2. Burning Bright by Patricia Briggs done 3/30
    3. The Thief by J.R. Ward done 5/8
    4. Magical Match by Juliet Blackwell done 5/11
    5. Wild Card by Rachel Vincent done 7/21
    6. Frenchman Street by Suzanne Johnson done 9/16
    7. Competence by Gail Carriger done 11/18
  2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
    1. Murder's a Witch by Danielle Garrett done June 4th
    2. the Big-Ass Witch by Gary Jonas done 9/5
    3. Bigfoot Blunder by Amanda M Lee done 10/24
  3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.
    1. Blood Fury by J.R. Ward done 3/17
    2. Blood Betrayal by Tessa Dawn done 5/14
    3. Vampire's Faith by Rebecca Zanetti done 11/17
  4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Casual Curses and Meticullous Magic by Lee Roland
    2. Slouch Witch by Helen Harper don 2/23
    3. Shadow Born by Jasmine Walt done 12/17
  5. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
  6. New To MeRead 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
    1. Caravel by Stephanie Garber done 3/4
    2. DeathSniffers Assistant by Kate McIntyre done 5/19
    3. Bone Dance by Lee Roland done 6/10
    4. Half assed wizard by Gary Jonas done 6/15
    5. Court of Twilight by Mareth Griffith do ne 6/30
  7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title
    1. Wildfire by Ilona Andrews done 1/14.
    2. Hazard by Devon Monk done 11/25
  8. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
    1. Year One by Nora Roberts done 2/8
    2. Magic For Nothing by Seanan McGuire done 3/10
    3. Dangerously Fierce done 9/4
    4. Symphony of Echoes by Jodi Taylor 10/24
  9. It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).
    1. Fifth Season by N.K Jameson don 4/6
    2. Lake Silence by Anne Bishop done 8/8
    3. Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews done 8/24
    4. Magic Triumphs by Ilona Andrews done 10/22
  10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.
    1. Outfoxed by Love Eve Langlais done 1/16
    2. Polar Bared by Even Langlais done 1/30
    3. The Werewolf Meets his Match by Kristen Painter done 3/26
    4. The Wolf Lord by Ann Aguirre done 6/21
    5. Fury Rising by Yasmine Galenorn done 7/19
    6. Hot and Badgered by Shelly Laurenston done 8/12
    7. How to Marry a Werewolf by Gail Carriger done 8/15

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

  1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.
    1. Chaos Choreography by Seanan Mcgquire done 1/1
    2. The Professor Woos the Witch by Kristen Painter done 11/6
    3. The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski done 12/29
  2. 1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
    1. Dragon Realms by Tessa Dawn 2/8
    2. Dragos goes to Washington by Thea Harris done 6/8
    3. The Gargolye Gets his Girl by Kristen Painter done 6/28
    4. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller done 7/19
    5. Dragon Bites by Allyson James done 7/23
    6. Heart of Fire by Bec McMaster done 8/16
    7. Storm of Desire by Bec McMaster done 8/18
  3. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.
    1. Internal Magic by C.N. Crawford done 10/6


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I'm here!  Can't wait to get started.

  • Read one in a category bronze medal.
  • Read two in a category for silver medal.
  • Read three in a category gold medal.
  • Read five in a category for platinum medal.
  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status.

Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.

  1. High Lonesome Sound :: Jaye Wells 3-22
  2. The Broken Girls by Simone St James 6-2
  3. The Necromancer's Reckoning (The Beacon Hill Sorcerer) (Volume 3) by S J Himes 7-6
  4. Agent Bayne Psycop 9 by Jordan Castillo Price 10-4
  5. The Burning World: A Warm Bodies Novel (The Warm Bodies Series) by Isaac Marion 10-22
  6. The Hush by John Hart  11-2
  7. Trail of Lightning (The Sixth World) by Rebecca Roanhorse  11-20

It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.

  1. The Grand Hotel: A Novel by Scott Kenemore 1-11
  2. The Family Plot by Cherie Priest 1-21
  3. Lover's Knot by Donald Hardy 1-31
  4. Gravier's Bookshop: A New Orleans Paranormal Mystery by Evelyn Klebert 2-17
  5. The Well by Marie Sexton 2-27
  6. The Blues Ain't Nothin': Tales of the Lonesome Blues Pub by Tina L. Jens 5-31
  7. A Ghost Most Elusive [Mojo Mysteries, Bk 2] by Ally Blue 6-28
  8. Kill Creek by Scott Thomas 8-10 
  9. The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St James 8-12
  10. The Rook (Checquy Files, Bk. 1) by Daniel O'Malley 9-14
  11. The Dead of Winter by Chris Priestley 11-10

One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires Read 1-10 vampire books.

  1. Vampires in America: The Vignettes - Volume 2 by D.B. Reynolds 1-19
  2. Into the Darkness [Dark Realm, Bk 1] by Delilah Devlin 4-10
  3. Seduced By Darkness [Dark Realm, Bk 2] by Delilah Devlin 4-11
  4. Darkness Burning [Dark Realm, Bk 3] by Delilah Devlin 5-12
  5. Darkness Captured (Dark Realm, Bk 4) by Delilah Devlin 5-14
  6. Blood Gamble (Disrupted Magic, Bk 2) by Melissa F. Olsen 6-7
  7. Ravenheart (Crossbreed Series Book 2) by Dannika Dark 6-14
  8. Blood Ecstasy by Tessa Dawn 7-21
  9. The Vampire's Accidental Wife by Kristin Painter  8-3 
  10. Mitch by Dakota Rebel 8-7 
  11. Cronin's Key (Volume 1) by N. R. Walker 8-14
  12. Blood Betrayal a Blood Curse Novel [Blood Curse Series] by Tessa Dawn 8-21

Paranormal Law & Order Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

  1. Betrayals (Cainsville, Bk 4)  by Kelley Armstrong 1-15
  2. Time to Steele [Daggers & Steele, Bk 3] by Alex P. Berg 1-29
  3. Rituals (Cainsville, Bk 5) by Kelley Armstrong 2-19
  4. Eighth Grave After Dark (Charley Davidson, Bk 8) by Darynda Jones 4-2
  5. Unnatural Acts (Dan Shamble, Zombie P. I., Bk 2) by Kevin J. Anderson 4-6
  6. Devils and Details (Ordinary Magic, Bk 2) by Devon Monk 4-20
  7. Gods and Ends (Ordinary Magic, Bk 3) by Devon Monk 4-22
  8. Sylvan Investigations: Miles to Go & Promises to Keep by Laura Anne Gilman  8-18
  9. The Dirt on Ninth Grave (Charley Davidson, Bk 9) by Darynda Jones 9-25
  10. The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, Bk 10) by Darynda Jones 11-14

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).

  1. Roses in Amber: A Beauty and the Beast Story by C E Murphy 2-14
  2. Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues (White Trash Zombie, Bk 2) by Diana Rowland 3-18
  3. The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle 5-2
  4. Bravado's House of Blues by J. A. Pitts  5-27
  5. The White Magic Five & Dime (Tarot, Bk 1) by S Hockensmith, L Falco  7-8

New To MeRead 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

  1. Magick & Mayhem (Abracadabra, Bk 1) by Sharon Pape 3-30
  2. The Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan 4-1
  3. Midnight Curse (Disrupted Magic, Bk 1) by Melissa F. Olson 5-26
  4. Bloodfire: Blood Destiny I (Volume 1) by Helen Harper 5-28
  5. Demon Dog [Mojo Mysteries, Bk 1] by Ally Blue 6-26
  6. Twilight of the Dead [Special Edition] by Travis Adkins 7-15 
  7. How to Save an Undead Life [The Beginner's Guide to Necromancy - Volume 1] by Hailey Edwards 8-2
  8. Dead of Night (Dead of Night, Bk 1) by Jonathan Maberry  8-24
  9. Witch Water by Edward Lee 12-14
  10. Cadaver Dog [Zombie Dog Series, Book 1] by Doug Goodman 12-19

One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.

  1. Wolfsong by T. J. Klune 3-8
  2. Menagerie (Menagerie, Bk 1) by Rachel Vincent 5-2
  3. Deathtrap (Crossbreed Series Bk 3) by Dannika Dark 6-21
  4. Spectacle [Menagerie, Bk 2] by Rachel Vincent  7-27
  5. Bannerless (Bannerless, Bk 1) by Carrie Vaughn 9-23
  6. Oracle (The Project Files, Part 1) by Kelly Meding 9-27
  7. Stripped by Marcia Collette  10-6
  8. Timekeeper (Timekeeper, Bk 1) by Tara Sim 12-21

The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

  1. Descended from Dragons: an Urban Fantasy Novel (Moonlight Dragon) (Volume 1) by Tricia Owens 1-1
  2. The Necromancer's House (Hardcover) by Christopher Buehlman 2-23
  3. Miss Frost Ices the Imp (Nocturne Falls, Bk 2)  by Kristen Painter 4-25
  4. Scythe [Arc of a Scythe] bt Neal Shusterman 4-26 
  5. The Darkness by WJ Lundy 6-19
  6. Miss Frost Saves the Sandman a Nocturne Falls Mystery [Jayne Frost - Volume 3] by Kristen Painter 6-30 
  7. Zombie Sharks with Metal Teeth by Stephen Graham Jones 7-31
  8. Crash (Visions, Bk 1) by Lisa McMann  9-15
  9. The Winter Long (October Daye, Bk 8) by Seanan McGuire 9-18 
  10. Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe) by Neal Shusterman 9-21
  11. Babylon Steel (Babylon Steel, Bk 1) by Gale Sebold 11-9
  12. Telepath (Hive Mind, Bk 1) by Janet Edwards  11-30 

It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).

  1. Falling Sky [Ben Gold, Bk 1] by Rahan Khanna 1-9
  2. Vanguard (The Razorland Trilogy) by Ann Aguirre 2-3
  3. Breath of Earth (Breath of Earth, Bk 1) by Beth Cato 2-6
  4. Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi 2-8
  5. The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth) :: N. K. Jemisin 3-29
  6. In the End (In the After, Bk 2) by Demitria Lunetta 4-7
  7. Ache [Nanocaust - Volume 1] by Kelvin Myers 4-18
  8. Call of Fire (Breath of Earth, Bk 2) by Beth Cato 5-22
  9. Cotton Crossing (Roadtrip Z, Bk 1) by Lilith Saintcrow 6-11
  10. Dark Parties by Sara Grant 6-23
  11. Skitter: A Novel (The Hatching Series) by Ezekiel Boone 6-25
  12. Raining Fire by Rajan Khanna  9-4
  13. In the Ruins [Roadtrip Z] by Lilith Saintcrow 10-27
  14. Strange Practice (Dr. Greta Helsing, Bk 1) by Vivian Shaw  11-29

Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.

  1. The Shifter Romances The Writer (Nocturne Falls) (Volume 6) :: Kristen Painter 1-6
  2. Ashes of Honor [October Daye, Bk 6] by Seanan McGuire 2-25
  3. Chimes at Midnight [October Daye, Bk 7] by Seanan McGuire 3-26
  4. Very Important Corpses a Country House Murder Mystery with a Supernatural Twist [An Ishmael Jones Mystery] by Simon R Green 5-24
  5. The Dragon Finds Forever (Nocturne Falls, Bk 7)  Author: Kristen Painter 6-16
  6. Altered Heart by Kate Steele 7-18 
  7. Mission Improper [London Steampunk: The Blue Blood Conspiracy - Volume 1] by Bec McMaster 7-26
  8. Caribou's Gift (Kodiak Point, Bk 3.5) by Eve Langlais  8-25
  9. Green's Hill Werewolves, Vol. 1 (Little Goddess) by Amy Lane 10-8
  10. Shadow Hunt (Disrupted Magic, Bk 3) by Melissa F. Olson 10-29
  11. Old Loyalty, New Love by Mary Calmes  11-6

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.

  1. A Reckless Witch (Modern Witch, Bk 3) by Deborah Geary 3-16 
  2. To Have and To Code (A Witch Central Romance) by Deborah Geary 3-24
  3. Dreams of Shreds and Tatters by Amanda Downum 5-30
  4. Hunted by Amelia Elias 6-18
  5. Outcast by Amelia Elias 6-22
  6. Chosen (Guardians' League, Bk 3) by Amelia Elias 7-19
  7. After Twilight Walking with the Dead  by Travis Adkins 7-23
  8. Avenging Angel (Fallen, Bk 4) by Cynthia Eden 8-16
  9. Antigoddess (Goddess War, Bk 1) by Kendare Blake  9-6
  10. Inked Magic (Inked Magic, Bk 1) by Jory Strong - 10-17
  11. Eye of the Tempest (Jane True, Bk 4) by Nicole Peeler 10-25
  12. Tempest's Fury (Jane True, Bk 5) by Nicole Peeler  11-23

1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).

  1. The Dragon's Price (Transference, Bk 1) :: Bethany Wiggins 1-7
  2. The Dragon's Playlist by Laura Bickle 7-21

Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.



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  • Read one in a category bronze medal.
  • Read two in a category for silver medal.
  • Read three in a category gold medal.
  • Read five in a category for platinum medal.
  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status
  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
    1. Heart on Fire (The Kingmaker Chronicles) by Amanda Bouchet 
    2. Heart Sight (Celta, Bk 15) by Robin D. Owens 
    3. Blood Fury (Black Dagger Legacy, Bk 3) by J.R. Ward
    4. Olympus Bound (Olympus Bound, Bk 3) by Jordanna Max Brodsky
    5. Torched (Dark Kings, Bk 13) by Donna Grant
  2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
    1. Flame in the Dark (Soulwood, Bk 3) by Faith Hunter
    2. Ice Wolf by J.R. Rain & H.P. Mallory
    3. Lake Silence (Others, Bk 6) by  Anne Bishop
    4. For the Pride of a Crow (Red Dead Mayhem, Bk 3) by T. S. Joyce 
    5. Silence of the Ghost (Murder By Design, Bk 2) by Erin McCarthy
  3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.
    1. Vampires in America: The Vignettes - Volume 2 by D. B. Reynolds
    2. Shadowed Threads (Rylee Adamson, Bk 4) by Shannon Mayer
    3. Big Vamp on Campus (Half-Moon Hollow, Bk 13) by Molly Harper
    4. Quinn (Vampires in America, Bk 12) by D. B. Reynolds
    5. Dark Queen (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 12) by Faith Hunter
  4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Ghost Detective (A Myron Vale Investigation, Bk1) by Scott William Carter
    2. The Ghost Who Said Goodbye (A Myron Vale Investigation, Bk 2) by Scott William Carter
    3. The Ghost the Girl and the Gold (A Myron Vale Investigation, Bk 3) by Scott William Carter
    4. Let the Dead Sleep (Cafferty & Quinn, Bk 1) by Heather Graham 
    5. Wait for Dark (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit, Bk 17) by Kay Hooper
  5. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
    1. The Black Tide (An Outcast Novel, Bk 3) by Keri Arthur
    2. Beneath a Blood Red Moon (Alliance Vampires, Bk 1) by Shannon Drake
    3. Red Snow Bride (Wolf Brides, Bk 2) by T.S. Joyce
    4. Unholy Blue (Bannerman Boru, Bk 2) by Darby Kaye
    5. Aquamarine by (Awakened Sea Dragons, Bk 3) by Terry Bolryder
  6. New To MeRead 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
    1. Priceless (Rylee Adamson, Bk 1) by Shannon Mayer
    2. Gone With the Ghost (Murder By Design, Bk 1) by Erin McCarthy
    3. Wolf Bride (Wolf Brides, Bk 1) by T.S. Joyce
    4. The Stag Lord (Bannerman Boru, Bk 1) by Darby Kaye
    5. Baby, I'm Howling For You (Alphaville, Bk 1) by Christine Warren
  7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
    1. Immune (Rylee Adamson, Bk 2) by Shannon Mayer
    2. Zircon (Awakened Sea Dragons, Bk 1) by Terry Bolryder
    3. Redson (VLG Series, Bk 10) by Laurann Dohner
    4. Glacier (VLG, Bk 9) by Laurann Dohner
    5. Razr (Demonica Underworld Novella, Bk 13) by Larissa Ione
  8. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.
    1. Kane: I Am Alpha (Law of the Lycans Book 9) by Nicky Charles
    2. Wild Prince (Takhini Wolves, Bk 4) by Vivian Arend
    3. Burn Bright (Alpha and Omega, Bk 5) by Patricia Briggs
    4. Dawson Bride (Wolf Brides, Bk 3) by T.S. Joyce
    5. Midnight Wolf (Shifters Unbound, Bk 11) by Jennifer Ashley
  9. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.
    1. 50 Ways to Hex Your Lover (Jazz Tremaine, Bk 1) by Linda Wisdom
    2. The Evil Inside (Krewe of Hunters,Bk 4) by Heather Graham
    3. Haunted [Harrison Investigation, Bk1] by Heather Graham
    4. Winter’s Daughter by J.C. Wilder
    5. Dragon Mates (Dragon Knights/The Sea Captain's Daughter Trilogy, Bk 3) by Bianca D'Arc
  10. 1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
    1. Soul Scorched (Dark Kings, Bk 6) by Donna Grant
    2. Posse Legends by T. Hammond
    3. Hard Breaker (Gargoyles, Bk 6) by Christine Warren
    4. Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon (Embraced, Bk 3) by Kerrelyn Sparks
    5. Smoldering Hunger, (Dark Kings, Bk 8) by Donna Grant
  11. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.
    1. Vampire Fire (Vampire for Hire, Bk 12) by J. R. Rain
    2. Midnight Moon (Vampire for Hire, Bk 13) by J.R. Rain
    3. Scissor Kisses (Ordinary Magic, Bk 3.7) by Devon Monk
    4. Hell's Bell (Lizzie Grace, Bk 2) by Keri Arthur
    5. Dragon Blood (World of the Lupi, Bk 14) by Eileen Wilks


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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
   1.Twice Bitten an Argeneau Novel   by Lynsay Sands  8-5-2018 (4stars)
   2.Hot and Badgered  by Shelley Laurenston 3-28-2018 (4stars)
   3.The Princess Protects Her Huntsman: A Nocturne Falls by Kira Nyte 7-15-2018(3 stars)
   4. Eight Simple Rules for Dating a Dragon by Kerrelyn Sparks 3-30-2018 (4stars)
   5.Better Haunts and Garden Gnomes:  Author: Michelle M. Pillow 11-16-2018 (3stars)
   6.Thanks Fur Last Night: by: Milly Taiden, Eve Langlais, Kate Baxter2-4-2018 (4stars)
   7.Miss Frost Braves The Blizzard:by: Kristen Painter 5-1-2018 (4stars)
   8.The Reaper Rescues The Genie Author: Kristen Painter 5-17-2018 (5stars)
   9.Warlock Holmes - My Grave Ritual by: G.S. Denning 5-22-2018 (3stars)
   10.Baby I'm Howling for You by Christine Warren 8-31-2018 (5stars)
    
It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
   1.The Ghost Rebellion  by: Tee Morris, Pip Ballantine 7-8-2018 (4stars)
   2.Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper (Volume 1) Author: J. L. Bryan 9-17-2018 (5stars)
   3.Grave Expectations (Ministry of Curiosities, Bk 4) by: C. J. Archer 9-16-2018 (3stars)
   4.Give Up the Ghost   Author: Juliet Blackwell  9-6-2018 (4stars)
   5.Of Fate and Phantoms (Ministry of Curiosities, Bk 7) Author: C. J. Archer 9-20-2018 (4stars)
   6.A Ghostly Light (Haunted Home Renovation, Bk 7) Author: Juliet Blackwell 10-17-2018 (4stars)
   7.Miss Frost Saves the Sandman a Nocturne Falls Mystery  by Kristen Painter 4-25-2018 (4stars)
   8.Dead Man Talking (Happily Everlasting, Bk 1) by: Jana DeLeon 9-12-2018 (4stars)

   9.The Crawling Darkness by J L Bryan (ebook) 10-5-2018 (4stars)

   10 Cold Shadows: (Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper Book 2) (Volume 2) Author: J. L. Bryan(ebook) 9-28-2018 (4stars)

One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.
   1.Devil's Gate: A Novella of the Elder Races by: Thea Harrison  2-11-2018 (4stars)
   2.Miss Frost Cracks A Caper Author: Kristen Painter 4-18-2018 (4stars)
   3.Havenwood Falls by Cook,Burdorf, Fechenda (ebook) 4-18-2018 (3stars)
   4.Vampires Like It Hot (Argeneau, Bk 28) Author: Lynsay Sands 10-12-2018 (3stars)
   5.The Vampire's Fake Fiancee  by: Kristen Painter 5-18-2018 (4stars)
   6.Shadow's Seduction  Author: Kresley Cole  1-3-2018 (4 stars)
   7.The Inspector claims the Vampiress by Larissa Emerald (ebook)9-2-2018 (3stars)
   8.The Vampire's True Love Trials: A Nocturne Falls Short by Kristen Painter 6-24-2018 (3stars)
   9.Vampire's Last Dance by Deanna Chase (ebook) 11-9-2018
   10.Vampire Ceo by Erin Bedford (ebook) 10-2-2018 (2stars)

Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
   1.Crucible Steele (Daggers & Steele, Bk 5) by: Alex P. Berg 3-21-2018 (3stars)
   2.Natural Evil a Novella of the Elder Races by Thea Harrison 2-11-2018 (4stars)
   3.Gods and Ends (Ordinary Magic, Bk 3) by Devon Monk  7-31-2018 (5stars)
   4.Act of Mercy by Mandy M Roth (ebook) 4-13-2018 (4stars)
   5.In Truth and Claw (A Mick Oberon Job #4) by: Ari Marmell 8-14-2018 (5stars)
   6.The Detective Wins The Witch (Nocturne Falls) (Volume 10)  by: Kristen Painter 8-28-20118 (5stars)
   7.An Import of Intrigue (Maradaine Constabulary, Bk 2)  by: Marshall Ryan Maresca 3-1-2018 (5stars)
   8.Miss Frost Solves A Cold Case )Author: Kristen Painter 3-22-2018 (4stars)

   9.Dragon in the Rough (Elders Enterprises, Bk 1)  Author: Jo Vanz 9-8-2018 (3stars)

10. Primal Law (Alpha Pack, Bk 1)  Author: J. D. Tyler 4-1-2018 (3stars)

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
   1.Silver on the Road (Devil's West, Bk 1) by: Laura Anne Gilman

   2.Six-Gun Snow White by: Catherine M. Valente  7-25-2018 (3Stars)
   3.White Hot (Hidden Legacy, Bk 2)  Author: Ilona Andrews  3-31-2018 (5stars)
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   6.The Purple Alien Prince's Pregnant Captive by Celia Kyle (ebook) 4-12-2018 (4stars)
   7.Skies of Gold: The Ether Chronicles  Author: Zoe Archer  1-15-2018 (4stars)
   8.Black City Demon  Author: richard a. Knaak
   9.Indigo Springs  Author: A.M. Dellamonica
   10..Fine Blue Steele (Daggers & Steele, Bk 4) by: Alex P. Berg 1-21-2018 (3 1/2 stars)

New To Me- Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
   1.Welcome to the Neighborhood by Mary Abshire  1-3-2018 (2stars)
   2.How to Marry a Warlock in 10 Days by: Saranna DeWylde  2-8-2018 ( 4stars)
   3.My Secret to Bear by Becca Fanning (ebook)4-13-2018 (2stars)
   4.Bridal Pact (Warriors of Phaeton) by Leora Gonzales (ebook) 4-14-2018 (5stars)
   5.His to Protect by Elena Aitken (ebook) 5-2-2018 (4stars)
   6.Queen of Swords (Sanctify Novel) by: Katee Robert 2-24-2018 (3stars)
   7.Woof at the Door - Call of the Wilde, Bk 1 Author: Laura Morrigan 4-23-2018 (4stars)
   8.Magic, Manicures, and Mayhem: A Nocturne Falls Universe by Wynter Daniels 7-3-2018 (4stars)
   9.How to Lose an Alien in 10 Days (Alienn, Arkansas) (Volume 2) by Fiona Roarke 7-4-2018 (4stars)
   10.The Trickster Makes A Match: A Nocturne Falls Universe story by: Bria Quinlan7-11-2018 (5stars)

One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
   1.Competence [Custard Protocol] by Gail Carriger  8-29-2018 (4stars)
   2.Heat (Bearpaw Ridge Firefighters) (ebook) 10-6-2018 (4stars)
   3.Nightshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 1)  by: Cassie Alexander 8-2-2018 (4 stars)
   4.Shadowed (Dark Protectors, Bk 6)  by: Rebecca Zanetti 5-15-2018 (4stars)
   5.Ivoth  (Dragons of Preor) (Volume 7) Author: Celia Kyle (ebook) 10-3-2018 (stars)
   6.Moonshifted (Edie Spence, Bk 2) by: Cassie Alexander 8-6-2018 (3 1/2 stars)

   7.Zadri  (Dragons of Preor) (Volume 5)Author: Celia Kyle, Erin Tate(ebook) 10-3-2018 (5stars)
   8.Brukr (Scifi Alien Weredragon Romance)  by: Celia Kyle 4-9-2018 (4stars)
   9.Crazy: Vampire Love  Author: Eve Langlais (ebook) 9-24-2018 (4stars)
   10.Jules by Becca Fanning (ebook) 9-25-2018 (3stars)

The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
   1.Reaping the Immortal: A Nocturne Falls Universe Storyby: Pamela Labud 7-18-2018 (4stars)
   2.Skies of Steel: The Ether Chronicles  by: Zoe Archer  1-12-2018 (4stars)
   3.When a Lioness Growls (Lion's Pride) by: Eve Langlais  4-4-2018 (2 1/2 stars) ebook
   4.The Queen of Swords (Golgotha)  by: R. S. Belcher 7-25-2018 (4stars)
   5.Miss Frost Ices the Imp  by Kristen  Painter 3-23-2018 (4stars)
   6.Heart Sight (Celta, Bk 15) by: Robin D. Owens 2-6-2018 (5stars)
   7.Seduce Me in Dreams (Three Worlds, Bk 1) by: Jacquelyn Frank 3-20-2018 (4stars)
   8.Demon's Delight: An Urban Fantasy Christmas Collection
           Author: Kate Baray, Dan Thompson, Linda L. Davis 3-13-2018 (3stars)
   9.When Birdie Babysat Spiderby Kristen Painter 8-7-2018 (4stars)

   10.Magic in the Stars  by Patricia Rice (ebook) 4-19-2018 (4stars)

It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).
   1.Owl Be Yours: A Magical Romantic Comedy (with a Body Count) Author: Rj Blain 10-26-2018 (4stars)
   2.Hoofin' It: A Magical Romantic Comedy (with a body count) Author: RJ Blain (ebook) 9-29-2018 (4stars)

   3.The Lazarus Machine (Tweed & Nightingale) by: Paul Crilley 3-6-2018 (stars)
   4.Alien Mate by Cara Bristol (ebook) 10-10-2018 (4stars)
   5.Loved by the Dragon (Stonefire Dragons) (Volume 6) by: Jessie Donovan 2-11-2018 (3stars)
   6.Soul Breaker: A City of Crows Novel Author: Clara Coulson  (ebook) 11-2-2018(5 stars)
   7.Alpha Squad boot camp by Lorelei Moone (ebook) 11-8-2018 (3stars)
   8.A Dragon Gambles For His Girl: A Nocturne Falls Universe story Author: Kira Nyte11-13-2018 (4stars)
   9.Where Sleeping Dragons Lie  Author: Cristina Rayne, 11-16-2018 (stars)
   10.Gilded Lily (Steam and Seduction, Bk 3) Author: Delphine Dryden 3-15-2018 (3stars)

Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.
   1.When He Was Bad: Miss Congeniality / Wicked Ways by: Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden 3-18-2018 (3stars)
   2.Propositioned by the Billionaire Moose: Howls Romance by: Eve Langlais 4-7-2018 (4stars)
   3.Billionaire in Wolf's Clothing (Billionaire Wolf) by: Terry Spear 5-23-2018 (3 1/2 stars)
   4.Wolf Lover Konochur [New Scotia Pack - Volume 2] by Victoria Danann 3-10-2018 (2stars)
   5. The Fae Rift Series Book 1- Shockwave Dr Wolf by cheree alsop 3-2-2018 (stars)
   6.Fire Rising (Dark Kings, Bk 2) by: Donna Grant  1--10-2018 (4 1/2 stars)
   7.The Wolf's Secret Vegas Bride (ebook)10-2-2018 (4stars)
   8.When a Beta Roars (Lion's Pride, Bk 2)  by: Eve Langlais 4-17-2018 (4stars)
   9.A Dragon Speaks Her Name: A Nocturne Falls Universe story by: Kira Nyte 7-10-2018 (4stars)
   10.Wolf Trouble (SWAT: Special Wolf Alpha Team, Bk 2)by: Paige Tyler4-30-2018 (3stars)

  

 

  



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Going for junkie status again (can't claim to be anything but what I am)

  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status.
  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
    1. Heart on Fire  (Kingmaker, Bk 3) by Amanda Bouchet - 1/14
    2. Shadow Hunt (Disrupted Magic, Bk 3) by Melissa F Olson - 2/19
    3. Honor of Thieves by Ann Aguirre & Rachel Caine - 3/26
    4. The Wolf Lord by Ann Aguirre - 5/4
    5. Time Shards by Dana Fredsti - 5/2
    6. Hot and Badgered by Shelly Laureston - 8/27
    7. Rogue Protocol (Murderbot, Bk 3) by Martha Wells - 12/28
  2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
    1. Flight from Death (Fly by Night, Bk 1) by Yasmine Galenorn - 1/24
    2. The Trouble with Twelfth Grave (Bk 12) by Darynda Jones - 2/19
    3. Spirit Witch (Lazy Girl, Bk 3) by Helen Harper - 7/1
    4. Sparkle Witch (Lazy Girl, 3.5) by Helen Harper - 9/1
    5. Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender - 12/4
    6. Out of Tune edited by Jonathan Maberry - 12/12
  3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never/ could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.
    1. Flight From Mayhem by Yasmine Galenorn -1/28
    2. Tracking the Tempest (Jane True, Bk 2) by Nicole Peeler - 3/14
    3. House of the Rising Sun by Kristin Painter - 5/22
    4. Heartless (Parasol, Bk 4) by Gail Carriger - 7/17
    5. Timeless (Parasol, Bk 5) by Gail Carriger - 7/27
    6. How to Marry a Werewolf by Gail Carriger - 8/22
    7. Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire - 9/26
    8.  
  4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-10 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Secrets of the Demon by Diana Rowland - 1/22
    2. Sins of the Demon by Diana Rowland- 2/15
    3. The Dastardly Miss Lizzie by Viola Carr - 2/18
    4. Slouch Witch by Helen Harper Reading
    5. Chimes at Midnight (October Day, Bk 7) by Seanan McGuire - 6/20
    6. Slouch Witch (Lazy Girl, Bk 1) by Helen Harper - 6/30
    7. Star Witch (Lazy Girl, Bk 2) by Helen Harper - 7/1
    8. Wildfire by Ilona Andrews - 10/21
    9. Breakwater (Elementals, Bk 2) by Shannon Mayer - 12/19
    10. Speaker of the Lost by Clara Coulson - 12/26
  5. Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
    1. The Black Knight Chronicles by John G Hartness - 5/22
    2. Silver Silence by Nalini Singh - 8/29
    3. Green River Killer by Jeff Jensen - 12/4
    4. White Cat by Holly Black - 12/16
    5. Blackbirds (Miriam Black, Bk 1) by Chuck Wendig - reading
    6. Newt's Emerald by Garth Nix - tbr
    7. Blackwatch by Jenna Burtenshaw - tbr
  6. New To Me- Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
    1. Crimes Against Magic by Steve McHugh - 1/2/18
    2. Cold Forged Flame by Marie Brennan - 2/2
    3. Strange Magic by James A Hunter - 2/6
    4. Dog With a Bone (Bk 1) by Hailey Edwards - 2/21
    5. The Breach by Patrick Lee - 4/7
    6. Storm (Elemental, Bk 1) by Brigid Kemmerer - 7/10
    7. A Devil in the Details by KA Stewart - 7/19
    8. Ancient Magic by Linsey Hall - 7/21
    9. The Murders of Molly Southbourne by Tade Thompson - 7/28
    10. No Hero (No Hero, Bk 1) by Jonathan Wood - 8/1
    11. The Vagrant by Peter Newman - 8/8
  7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
    1. Sharcano by Jose Prendes - 1/16
    2. Virals by Kathy Reich - 1/21
    3. Spliced by Jon McGoran - 2/7
    4. Fellside by MR Carey - 4/11
    5. Changeless (Alexia, Bk 2) by Gail Carriger - 4/16
    6. After edited by Terry Windling - 7/3
    7. Veiled by Benedict Jacka - 7/7
    8. Blameless (Alexia, Bk 3) by Gail Carriger - 7/9
    9. Spark by Brigid Kemmerer - 7/25
    10. Outriders by Jay Posey - 8/26
  8. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
    1. Rituals (Cainsville, Bk 5) by Kelley Armstrong - 1/11
    2. Shadowed Souls edited by Jim Butcher - 3/22
    3. Lie Down with Dogs by Hailey Edwards - 4/3
    4. Witches of Lychford (Lychford, Bk 1) by Paul Cornell - 6/22
    5. Dark Alchemy by Laura Bickle - 6/23
    6. The Monstrulmologist by Rick Yancey - 7/23
    7. High Lonesome Sound by Jaye Wells - 7/31
    8. The Genius Plague by David Walton - 8/4
    9. Slasher Girls & Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke - 8/21
    10.  
  9. It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).
    1. Company Town by Madeline Ashby - 1/3
    2. The Last Infidels (Graham's Resolution, Bk 3) by AR Shaw - 1/3
    3. Dead Reckoning by Mercedes Lackey - 2/6
    4. The Malefic Nation (Graham's Resolution, Bk 4) by AR Shaw - 2/11
    5. A Plague of Giants by Kevin Hearne - 2/16
    6. John Dies at the End by David Wong - 2/26
    7. This Book is Full of Spiders by David Wong - 3/4
    8. State of Decay by James Knapp - 3/17
    9. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? by Jodi Taylor - 5/27
    10. The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone - 7/22
    11. Ones and Zeroes (Mirador, bk 2) by Dan Wells - 12/26
    12.  
  10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that ha/ve werewolves or shapeshifters.
    1. Fangs & Fennel by Shannon Mayer - 4/2
    2. Hisses & Honey by Shannon Mayer - 4/3
    3. Legend Has It by Elliott James - tbr
    4. The Unyielding by Shelly Laurenston - 4/18
    5. Tricks for Free (InCryptid, Bk 7) by Seanan McGuire - 6/10
    6. Fair Game (Alpha & Omega, Bk 3) by Patricia Briggs - 6/11
    7. Dead Heat (Alpha & Omega, Bk 4 by Patricia Briggs - 6/22
    8. Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, Bk 5) by Patricia Briggs - 6/26
    9. The Realms of the Gods (Immortals, Bk 4) by Tamora Pierce 6/26
    10. Stray (Bk 1) by Rachel Vincent - 7/30

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

  1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.
    1. Shadowcry by Jenna Burtenshaw - 1/8
    2. Zombie Raccoons and Killer Bunnies by Martin H. Greenberg - 2/4
    3. Court of Fives by Kate Elliott - 2/8
    4. The Girl with the Windup Heart (Bk 4) by Kady Cross - 2/24
    5. Heir of the Dog (Black Dog, Bk 2) by Hailey Edwards - 3/3
    6. King of Plagues (Joe Ledger, Bk 3) by Jonathan Maberry - 3/9
    7. Night of the Living Trekkies by Anderson and Stall - 3/19
    8. Ashes of Honor (October Daye, Bk 6) by Seanan McGuire - 4/30
    9. Old Dogs New Tricks (Black Dog, Bk 4) by Hailey Edwards - 6/2
  2. Out of this World - Read 1-10 books that involve space travel or different worlds OR a Fantasy World
    1. Jump Gate Twist by Mark L. Van Name - 2/3
    2. Starship Grifers by Robert Kroese - 1/26
    3. Late Eclipses (October Daye, Bk 4) by Seanan McGuire - 2/24
    4. One Salt Sea (October Daye, Bk 5) by Seanan McGuire - 2/28
    5. Dark Run by Mike Brooks - 3/22
    6. Martians Abroad by Carrie Vaughn - 3/27
    7. The Vastalimi Gambit by Steve Perry - 5/5
    8. Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach by Kelly Robson - 6/4
    9. Poet Anderson of Nightmares by DeLonge, Young - 6/29
    10. Black Star Renegades by Michael Moreci - 7/15
  3. Catching up on a series or finishing trilogy - Read 1-10 books that work on series you need to catch up on or finish. I have too many book series started...
    1. Ever After (Hallows, Bk 11) by Kim Harrison - 1/5
    2. The Girl with the Iron Touch (Steampunk Chronicles, Bk 3) by Kady Cross - 1/17
    3. A Trail Through Time (St. Marys Bk 4) by Jodi Taylor - 1/19
    4. No Time Like the Past by Jodi Taylor - 4/9
    5. Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire - 10/4
    6. Lies, Damn Lies and History by Jodi Taylor - 12/12
    7. Otherworld Chills by Kelley Armstrong (Short Stories) - 12/19
    8. The Undead Pool (Hallows, Bk 12) by Kim Harrison - TBR soon
  4. Graphic Novels - Read 1-10 graphic novels
    1. iZombie V1 - 1/1
    2. Pinnochio, Vampire Slayer - 1/1
    3. Brody's Ghost by Mark Crilley - 1/1
    4. iZombie V2 - 1/2
    5. Chew V1 Taster's Choice by John Layman - 2/5
    6. iZombie V3 - 2/24
    7. iZombe V4 - 4/22
    8. Locke & Key Head Games by Joe Hill - 4/22
    9. Locke & Key Crown of Shadows by Joe Hill - 4/24
    10. Chew V2 International Flavor - 5/1
    11. Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld - 5/29
    12. Chew V3 - 6/3
    13. Locke & Key V4 - 6/2
    14. Locke & Key V5 - 6/30
    15. Locke & Key V6 - 6/30
    16. Ghost World - 8/29
    17. Saga V1 - reading
    18. Green River Killer by Jeff Jensen - 12/5


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Here's the categories for the 2018 challenge. Feel free to start organizing books but only titles finished after 1/1/18 should be included. All books can be from any of these genres (unless specified to be certain ones per category): (UF, YA, mystery, paranormal romance, erotica, graphic novels & mangas are OK too).

Here is our Reading Challenge for 2018. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2018.

  • Read one in a category bronze medal.
  • Read two in a category for silver medal.
  • Read three&  in a category gold medal.
  • Read five in a category for platinum medal.
  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status.
  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book. Miss Frost Braves The Blizzard: A Nocturne Falls Mystery (Jayne Frost) by Kristen Painter 8/29/18
  2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.  A Ghostly Secret (Ghostly Southern, Bk 7) by Tonya Kappes 5/27/18 & Southern Spirits (Southern Ghost Hunter, Bk 1) by Angie Fox 10/24/18
  3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books. Miss Frost Saves The Sandman: A Nocturne Falls Mystery (Jayne Frost) (Volume 3) by Kristen Painter 1/11/18
  4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc). Dead Eye (Tiger's Eye, Bk 1) by Alyssa Day 3/6/18 & The Skeleton in the Closet (Southern Ghost Hunter, Bk 2) by Angie Fox 11/6/18
  5. Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
  6. New To Me- Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.Dead Man Talking (Happily Everlasting, Bk 1) by Jana DeLeon 7/19/18
  7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
  8. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.Private Eye (Tiger's Eye, Bk 2) by Alyssa Day 3/26/18
  9. It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc). 
  10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.The String Diaries (String Diaries, Bk 1) by Stephen Lloyd Jones 12/11/18                                                                                                         

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

  1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013. & Some Like It Witchy (Wishcraft, Bk 5) by Heather Blake 4/30/18
  2. 1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
  3. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons. The Kingdom (Graveyard Queen, Bk 2) by Amanda Stevens 6/24/18 & The Fate of Mercy Alban by Wendy Webb 8/13/18 


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CHALLENGE FINISHED 12/30/18

  • Read one in a category bronze medal.
  • Read two in a category for silver medal.
  • Read three in a category gold medal.
  • Read five in a category for platinum medal.
  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status.

It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts. - FINISHED 10/26/18

  1.  The Girl From the Well by Rin Chupeco
  2.  Aunt Dimity and the Duke (Aunt Dimity, Bk 2) by Nancy Atherton
  3.  Loose Ends (Mary O'Reilly, Bk 1) by Terri Reid
  4.  Seize the Night (Dark-Hunters, Bk 7) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  5.  Sparrow Hill Road (Ghost Stories, Bk 1) by Seanan McGuire
  6.  A Mansion, A Drag Queen, and a New Job (Deanna Oscar, Bk 1) by CC Dragon
  7.  Aunt Dimity's Christmas (Aunt Dimity, Bk 5) by Nancy Atherton
  8.  School Spirits by Rachel Hawkins
  9.  Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday (Aunt Dimity, Bk 8) by Nancy Atherton
  10.  Ghouls Gone Wild (Ghost Hunter, Bk 4) by Victoria Laurie

One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.- FINISHED 12/2/18

  1.  Inception (The Marked, Bk 1) by Bianca Scardoni
  2.  Masquerade (Blue Bloods, Bk 2) by Melissa de la Cruz**
  3.  The Golden Lily (Bloodlines, Bk 2) by Richelle Mead
  4.  Awakened (The Horsemen Chronicles, Bk 1) by D C Gambel
  5.  The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, Bk 1) by Julie Kagawa
  6.  Sunrise at Sunset (Sunset Vampire Series, Bk 1) by Jaz Primo
  7.  Lost in Time (Blue Bloods, Bk 6) by Melissa de la Cruz***
  8.  Spark and Burn (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) by Diana G. Gallagher
  9.  Tempted Champions (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) by Yvonne Navarro
  10.  Paleo (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) by Yvonne Navarro

Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc). - FINISHED 12/30/18

  1.  Bite Me (Demon Underground, Bk 1) by Parker Blue
  2.  Glass Predator (Harmony Black, Bk 3) by Craig Schaefer
  3.  The Immortal Crown (Age of X, Bk 2) by Richelle Mead
  4.  Deadly Forecast (Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye, Bk 11) by Victoria Laurie
  5.  Twice as Hot (Tales of an Extraordinary Girl, Bk 2) by Gena Showalter
  6.  City of Souls (Sign of the Zodiac, Bk 4) by Vicki Pettersson
  7.  Dark Mirror (Angel) by Craig Shaw Gardner
  8.  Stranger to the Sun (Angel) by Jeff Mariotte
  9.  Impressions (Angel) by Doranna Durgin
  10.  Mercy Blade (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 3) by Faith Hunter

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too). - FINISHED 12/30/18

  1.  Red Knight Falling (Harmony Black, Bk 2) by Craig Schaefer
  2.  Gunmetal Magic (Kate Daniels, Bk 5.5) by Ilona Andrews
  3.  White Trash Zombie Unchained (White Trash Zombie, Bk 6) by Diana Rowland*
  4.  The Girl in the Green Silk Gown (Ghost Roads, Bk 2) by Seanan McGuire
  5.  Bloody Valentine (Blue Bloods, Bk 5.5) by Melissa De La Cruz***
  6.  Aunt Dimity and the Deep Blue Sea (Aunt Dimity, Bk 11) by Nancy Atherton
  7.  Black Widow (Elemental Assassin, Bk 12) by Jennifer Estep
  8.  Red Queen (Red Queen, Bk 1) by Victoria Aveyard
  9.  Blood Cross (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 2) by Faith Hunter
  10.  Gates of Paradise (Blue Bloods, Bk 9) by Melissa De La Cruz***

New To Me - Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series. - FINISHED 10/26/18

  1.  Justice Calling (Twenty-Sided Sorceress, Bk 1) by Annie Bellet
  2.  Agent of Enchantment (Dark Fae FBI, Bk 1) by C.N. Crawford
  3.  Once Bitten, Twice Shy (Jaz Parks, Bk 1) by Jennifer Rardin
  4.  Shatter Me (Shatter Me, Bk 1) by Tahereh Mafi
  5.  Witch Island by David Bernstein
  6.  Infinity (Chronicles of Nick, Bk 1) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  7.  Jinn & Juice by Nicole Peeler
  8.  Feed (Newsflesh, Bk 1) by Mira Grant
  9.  The Girl in the Moon by Terry Goodkind
  10.  Shakedown (Angel) by Don DeBrandt

One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title. - FINISHED 11/2/18

  1.  Trapped (Iron Druid Chronicles, Bk 5) by Kevin Hearne
  2.  Everbound (Everneath, Bk 2) by Brodi Ashton
  3.  Revelations (Blue Bloods, Bk 3) by Melissa de la Cruz**
  4.  Invincible (Chronicles of Nick, Bk 2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  5.  Firestorm (Elemental, Bk 3) by Shannon Mayer
  6.  Keystone (Crossbreed, Bk 1) by Dannika Dark
  7.  Illusion (Chronicles of Nick, Bk 5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  8.  Windburn (Elemental, Bk 4) by Shannon Mayer
  9.  Crossings (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) by Mel Odom
  10.  Invision (Chronicles of Nick, Bk 7) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits. - FINISHED 12/15/18">

  1.  Bright Blaze of Magic (Black Blade, Bk 3) by Jennifer Estep
  2.  Sweet Legacy (Sweet Venom, Bk 3) by Tera Lynn Childs
  3.  Night Play (Dark-Hunters, Bk 6) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  4.  Keys to the Repository (Blue Bloods, Bk 4.5) by Melissa de la Cruz**
  5.  Sins of the Night (Dark-Hunters, Bk 8) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  6.  Aunt Dimity Digs In (Aunt Dimity, Bk 4) by Nancy Atherton
  7.  Aunt Dimity, Detective (Aunt Dimity, Bk 7) by Nancy Atherton
  8.  Aunt Dimity and the Next of Kin (Aunt Dimity, Bk 10) by Nancy Atherton
  9.  Intensity (Chronicles of Nick, Bk 8) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  10.  A Court of Thorns and Roses (Court of Thorns and Roses, Bk 1) by Sarah J. Maas

It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc). - FINISHED 10/14/18

  1.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Bk 1) by George R.R. Martin
  2.  Sadie Walker is Stranded (Zombie, Bk 2) by Madeleine Roux
  3.  Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  4.  Until the End of the World (Until the End of the World, Bk 1) by Sarah Lyons Fleming
  5.  Dread Nation by Justine Ireland
  6.  Our Dark Duet (Monsters of Verity, Bk 2) by Victoria Schwab
  7.  Flesh & Bone (Rot & Ruin, Bk 3) by Jonathan Maberry
  8.  Fire & Ash (Rot & Ruin, Bk 4) by Jonathan Maberry
  9.  World War Z by Max Brooks
  10.  Night of Cake & Puppets  (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Bk 2.5) by Laini Taylor

Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters. - FINISHED 12/10/18

  1.  Silence Fallen (Mercy Thompson, Bk 10) by Patricia Briggs
  2.  Dance with the Devil (Dark-Hunters, Bk 4) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  3.  Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels, Bk 7) by Ilona Andrews
  4.  Inferno (Chronicles of Nick, Bk 4) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  5.  Unleash the Night (Dark-Hunters, Bk 9) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  6.  Shadow Hunt (Disrupted Magic, Bk 3) by Melissa F. Olson
  7.  Peta (Elemental Series, Bk 3.5) by Shannon Mayer 
  8.  Kitty's House of Horrors (kitty Norville, Bk 7) by Carrie Vaughn
  9.  Sinner (Wolves of Mercy Falls, Bk 4) by Maggie Stiefvater
  10.  Dark Side of the Moon (Dark-Hunters, Bk 10) by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013. - FINISHED 10/24/18

  1.  Night Embrace (Dark-Hunters, Bk 3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon  (TBR since 1/5/15)
  2.  Shattered (Iron Druid Chronicles, Bk 7) by Kevin Hearne  (TBR since 3/2/15)
  3.  Death's Excellent Vacation Anthology (TBR since 5/3/14)
  4.  Aunt Dimity's Good Deed (Aunt Dimity, Bk 3) by Nancy Atherton (TBR since 11/30/14)
  5.  Sweet Shadows (Medusa Girls, Bk 2) by Tera Lynn Childs  (TBR since 9/19/14)
  6.  Evertrue (Everneath, Bk 3) by Brodi Ashton (TBR since 12/1/15)
  7.  Aunt Dimity Beats the Devil (Aunt Dimity, Bk 6) by Nancy Atherton (TBR since 11/30/14)
  8.  Dust & Decay (Rot & Ruin, Bk 2) by Jonathan Maberry (TBR since 7/10/15)
  9.  Misguided Angel (Blue Bloods, Bk 5) by Melissa de la Cruz** (TBR since 4/23/16)
  10.  Aunt Dimity, Snowbound (Aunt Dimity, Bk 9) by Nancy Atherton (TBR since 11/30/14)

1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc). - FINISHED 12/18/18

  1.  Hunted (Iron Druid Chronicles, Bk 6) by Kevin Hearne
  2.  Magic Rises (Kate Daniels, Bk 6) by Ilona Andrews
  3.  Rapture (Fallen, Bk 4) by Lauren Kate
  4.  The Mermaid's Escape (Siren Series, Bk1) by Kellie McAllen
  5.  Captain's Fury (Codex Alera, Bk 4) by Jim Butcher***
  6.  The Neptune Challenge (Neptune, Bk 2) by Polly Holyoke
  7.  Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Bk 2) by Laini Taylor
  8.  Marked by Hell (Mary Wiles Chronicles, Bk 1) by Erin Bedford
  9.  Dragon Flight (Dragonriders of Pern, Bk 1) by Anne McCaffrey
  10.  Rootbound (Elemental, Bk 5) by Shannon Mayer

Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons. - FINISHED 10/18/18

  1.  Kiss of the Night (Dark-Hunter, Bk 5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  2.  Angelbound (Angelbound, Bk 1) by Christina Bauer
  3.  One Thing or Your Mother (BtVS) by Kirsten Beyer
  4.  Cold Spectrum (Harmony Black, Bk 4) by Craig Schaefer
  5.  The Trouble With Twelfth Grave (Charley Davidson, Bk 12) by Darynda Jones*
  6.  The Van Alen Legacy (Blue Bloods, Bk 4) by Melissa de la Cruz**
  7.  Infamous (Chronicles of Nick, Bk 3) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  8.  Unforgiven (Fallen, Bk 5) by Lauren Kate
  9.  Instinct (Chronicles of Nick, Bk 6) by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  10.  Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Bk 3) by Laini Taylor

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** Audiobook version of DTB on TBR

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Anything Goes - Read 1-10 paranormal books
   1. Hell's Kitty by Eve Langlais   DONE 2/13
   2. Baby's Got Bite by Candace Havens   DONE 3/3
   3. Wolf in Her Soul by N.J. Walters   DONE 3/25
   4. Dragon Fever by Elsa Jade   DONE 2/27
   5. Dragon Fate by Elsa Jade   DONE 2/28
   6. Dragon Fall by Elsa Jade   DONE 2/28
   7. Savage Nature by Christine Feehan   DONE 3/13
   8. Leopard's Prey by Christine Feehan   DONE 3/14
   9. Cat's Lair by Christine Feehan   DONE 3/15
  10. Wild Cat by Christine Feehan   DONE 3/16
  11. Leopard's Fury by Christine Feehan   DONE 3/17
  12. Leopard's Blood by Christine Feehan   DONE 3/18
  13. Hungry Like the Wolf by Paige Tyler   DONE 4/1
  14. Wolf Trouble by Paige Tyler   DONE 4/2
  15. In the Company of Wolves by Paige Tyler   DONE 4/3
  16. To Love a Wolf by Paige Tyler   DONE 4/4
  17. Wolf Unleashed by Paige Tyler   DONE 4/5
  18. Wolf Hunt by Paige Tyler   DONE 4/6
  19. Wolf Hunger by Paige Tyler   DONE 4/9
  20. Surrounded by Pleasure by Mandy Harbin   DONE 4/9
  21. Juneau Heat by Tressie Lockwood   DONE 4/10
  22. Lycan Lover by S.K. Yule   DONE 4/10
  23. Three Fur All by Crymsyn Hart   DONE 4/10
  24. Theirs to Claim by LeTeisha Newton   DONE 4/10
  25. Charming the Alpha by Liliana Rhodes   DONE 4/12
  26. The Alpha's Mate by Michelle Fox   DONE 4/12
  27. Protecting the Pack by Tabitha Conall   DONE 4/13
  28. A Change to Bear by A.E. Grace   DONE 4/14
  29. Witchy Wolf by Alexis Dare   DONE 4/15
  30. Romancing the Wolf by Skye Eagleday   DONE 4/16
  31. All American Wolf by Adriana Hunter   DONE 4/17
  32. Whatever He Needs Her To Be by Elixa Everett   DONE 4/18
  33. Desires of the Wolfman by Julianne Reyer   DONE 4/19
  34. Alpha Shifter Secuctions by Mandy M. Roth   DONE 4/20
  35. Destiny and Desire by Michelle M. Pillow   DONE 4/21
  36. The Cyber Seductions by Reagan Hawk   DONE 4/22
  37. Tales of the Temple I by Aames/Wilde/Kelly/Douglas/Leigh/DeSalvo   DONE 4/23
  38. Masters of Seduction by Adrian/Grant/Wright/Ivy   DONE 4/24
  39. Blood Flame by Caris Roane   DONE 4/25
  40. Tempted by Fire by Erin Kellison   DONE 4/26
  41. The Resurrection of Sam Sloan by Erin Quinn   DONE 4/27
  42. Rebel's Desire by Laurie London   DONE 4/28
  43. Redemption by Bonnie Vanak   DONE 4/29
  44. Raging Dawn by Colleen Gleason   DONE 4/30
  45. The Mating Hunt by Bonnie Vanak   DONE 4/30
  46. The Mating Seduction by Bonnie Vanak   DONE 5/1
  47. His To Protect by Elena Aitken   DONE 5/2
  48. His To Seduce by Elena Aitken   DONE 5/3
  49. Forbidden by Elle Thorne   DONE 5/4
  50. Forsaken by Elle Thorne   DONE 5/4
  51. Forgotten by Elle Thorne   DONE 5/5
  52. Foreplay by Elle Thorne   DONE 5/5
  53. The Scientific Method by Joey W. Hill   DONE 5/9
  54. Grizzly Cove by Bianca D'Arc   DONE 7/11
  55. Determined Prince by Michelle M. Pillow   DONE 7/22
  56. Cruise into Eden by Lexi Post   DONE 10/2
  57. The Darkest Lie by Gena Showalter   DONE 11/17
  58. The Darkest Secret by Gena Showalter   DONE 11/16
  59. The Darkest Surrender by Gena Showalter   DONE 11/18
  60. The Darkest Seduction by Gena Showalter   DONE 11/20
  61 The Darkest Craving by Gena Showalter   DONE 11/23
  62 The Darkest Touch by Gena Showalter   DONE 11/25
  63. Jaxson by Alisa Woods   DONE 11/29
  64. Venomous by Penelpe Fletcher   DONE 12/5
  65. Bad Moon Rising by Sherrilyn Kenyon   DONE 12/6
  66. No Mercy by Sherrilyn Kenyon   DONE 12/7
  67. Styxx by Sherrilyn Kenyon   DONE 12/9
  68. Son of No One by Sherrilyn Kenyon   DONE 12/10
  69. Dragonbane by Sherrilyn Kenyon   DONE 12/11
 
 
1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
   1. Kiss of Pride by Sandra Hill   DONE 1/26
   2. Kiss of Surrender by Sandra Hill   DONE 1/28
   3. Kiss of Temptation by Sandra Hill   DONE 1/29
   4. Kiss of Wrath by Sandra Hill   DONE 1/31
   5. Christmas in Transylvania by Sandra Hill   DONE 2/3
   6. Vampire in Paradise by Sandra Hill   DONE 2/2
   7. Dragons Don't Cry by D'Elen McClain   DONE 1/11
   8. The Mighty Hunter by Michelle M Pillow   DONE 2/8
   9.  Commanding the Tides by Michelle M Pillow   DONE 2/9
  10. Captive of the Deep by Michelle M Pillow   DONE 2/10

One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.  

   1. The Seer's Strength by Calle J. Brookes   DONE 1/2
   2. Live or Die by Calle J. Brookes   DONE 1/3
   3. The Warrior's Woman by Calle J. Brookes   DONE 1/3
   4. Awakening the Demon's Queen by Calle J. Brookes   DONE 1/4
   5. The Wolf's Redemption by Calle J. Brookes   DONE 1/5
   6. A Warrior's Quest by Calle J. Brookes   DONE 1/6
   7. Out of the Darkness by Calle J. Brookes   DONE 1/7
   8. Blood Genies by Sheri Whitefeather   DONE 2/25
   9. Take It Like a Vamp by Candace Havens   DONE 3/2
  10. Slade by Teresa Gableman   DONE 3/29

Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.
   1. My Cheeky Angel by Mimi Barbour   DONE 1/1
   2. His Devious Angel by Mimi Barbour   DONE 1/1
   3. Lovable Christmas Angel by Mimi Barbour   DONE 1/2
   4. Her Dark Angel by Felicity Heaton   DONE 2/14
   5. Her Fallen Angel by Felicity Heaton   DONE 2/15
   6. Her Warrior Angel by Felicity Heaton   DONE 2/16
   7. Her Guardian Angel by Felicity Heaton   DONE 2/22
   8. Her Sinful Angel by Felicity Heaton   DONE 2/23
   9. A Demon and His Psycho by Eve Langlais   DONE 2/12
  10. Date with Death by Eve Langlais   DONE 2/12

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
   1. Red Shift by Elsa Jade   DONE 1/21
   2. Even Vampires Get the Blues by Sandra Hill   DONE 2/4
   3. White Doe by Dani Jace   DONE 1/22
   4. Emerald Green by Desiree Holt   DONE 1/21
   5. The Ruby Kiss by Helen Scott Taylor   DNF 3/26
   6. Crimson Night by Marie Hall   DNF 2/25
   7. The Last Blackstone Dragon by Alicia Montgomery   DONE 2/8
   8. Goldi by Jessica Aspen   DONE 2/7
   9. Not So Little Green Man by Celia Kyle   DONE 3/1
  10. Going Green by Celia Kyle   DONE 3/2

New To Me- Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
   1. A Demon and His Witch by Eve Langlais   DONE 2/12
   2. Caught by the Dragon by Mac Flynn   DONE 1/14
   3. Bringing Christmas to the Dragons by Rinelle Grey   DONE 1/23
   4. By the Light of the Moon by Jodi Vaughn   DONE 1/23
   5. Captured by the Dragon by K.T. Stryker   DONE 1/14
   6. Dina by Ariana Hawkes   DONE 1/14
   7. Lord of the Bears by Kimber White   DONE 1/19
   8. Rogue Alpha by Kimber White   DONE 1/12
   9. Cupid's Enchantment by Michelle M Pillow   DONE 1/13
  10. The Vampire's Mail Order Bride by Kristen Painter   DONE 1/10

One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
   1. Duncan by Teresa Gableman   DONE 3/26
   2. Sid by Teresa Gableman   DONE 3/27
   3. Adam by Teresa Gableman   DONE 3/28
   4. Hyde Lauren Stewart   DONE 2/26
   5. Bliss by Melanie Walker   DNF 2/27
   6. Fallen by Elise Marion   DONE 3/19
   7. Fever by Lola Taylor   DONE 2/26
   8. Bond by Tasha Black   DONE 2/11
   9. Burned by Amber Kallyn   DONE 1/19
  10. Kadin by Mel Teshco   DONE 2/23
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 The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
   1. Venomous Craving by Mary Auclair   DONE 3/30
   2. The Island of Alphas by Amira Rain   DONE 3/9
   3. Cupid's Revenge by Michelle M Pillow   DONE 1/13
   4. Cupid's Favor by Michelle M Pillow   DONE 1/13
   5. Alien, Mine by Sandra Harris   DONE 1/9
   6. Caveman Alien's Ransom by Calista Skye   DONE 2/6
   7. Alpha Star by Elsa Jade   DONE 1/21
   8. Mastered by Her Mates by Grace Goodwin   DONE 1/20
   9. Stolen by an Alien by Amanda Milo   DONE 2/5
  10. Ruwen by Kate Rudolph/Starr Huntress   DONE 2/7

Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013..
   1. Ghostly Menage by Eve Langlais   DONE 2/24
   2. Vampire Justice by Ann Jacobs   DONE 3/8
   3. Eternally His by Ann Jacobs   DONE   3/8
   4. Eternal Surrender by Ann Jacobs   DONE 3/8
   5. Eternal Victory by Ann Jacobs   DONE 3/9
   6. Wild Fire by Christine Feehan   DONE 3/11
   7. Her Dragon to Slay by Julia Mills   DONE 3/5
   8. Her Dragon's Fire by Julia Mills   DONE 3/6
   9. Haunted by Her Dragon by Julia Mills   DONE 3/7
  10. For the Love of Her Dragon by Julia Mills   DONE 3/7
  

Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.
   1. Wolf at the Door by N.J. Walters   DONE 3/19
   2. Wolf in the Bed by N.J. Walters   DONE 3/20
   3. Wolf on the Run by N.J. Walters   DONE 3/20
   4. Wolf From the Past by N.J. Walters   DONE 3/21
   5. Wolf on the Hunt by N.J. Walters   DONE 3/22
   6. Wolf on a Mission by N.J. Walters   DONE 3/23
   7. Wolf in His Heart by N.J. Walters   DONE 3/24
   8. Head Over Tail by Celia Kyle   DONE 1/15
   9. Fierce in Fur by Celia Kyle   DONE 1/15
  10. Deuces Wild by Celia Kyle   DONE 1/16
 
Not Paranormal - These aren't paranormal but I need to keep track of them somehow
   1. Burning Up by Sami Lee   DONE 5/6
   2. Party of Three by Jess Dee   DONE 5/7
   3. Compliance by Lexxie Couper   DONE 5/6
   4. Pass the Parcel by Rhian Cahill   DONE 5/8
   5. Working Out by Marie Harte   DONE 5/10
   6. Juicy by TJ Michaels   DONE 5/11
   7. Mastered by Carew/Da Costa/Davis-Leeland/Ellis/Pearce/White   DONE 5/12
   8. An Indecent Propostition by Stephanie Julian   DONE 5/14
   9. Breakaway by Kelly Jamieson   DONE 5/15
  10. Faceoff by Kelly Jamieson   DONE 5/15
  11. One Man Advantage by Kelly Jamieson   DONE 5/16
  12. Hat Trick by Kelly Jamieson   DONE 5/16
  13. Yours to Take by Cathryn Fox   DONE 5/17
  14. White Collar Cowboy by Parker Kincade   DONE 5/17
  15. Occupational Hazard by Langlais/Harbin/Cain/Devlin   DONE 5/22
  16. First Kiss by Ann Mayburn   DONE 5/18
  17. Flirting with the Camera by Ros Clarke   DONE 5/19
  18. Shadowboxer by Cari Quinn   DONE 5/21
  19. The CEO's Fantasy by RG Alexander   DONE 5/25
  20. Wicked All the Way by Shayla Black   DONE 5/26
  21. The Dom Who Loved Me by Lexi Blake   DONE 5/27
  22. Elemental Pleasure by Mari Carr and Lila Dubois   DONE 5/29
  23. Dare to Love by Carly Phillips   DONE 5/30
  24. The Great Escape by Suzanne Rock   DONE 5/31
  25. Rocked by Cari Quinn and Taryn Elliot   DONE 6/2
  26. Desire for Three by Leah Brooke   DONE 6/3
  27. Blade's Desire by Leah Brooke   DONE 6/4
  28. Creation of Desire by Leah Brooke   DONE 6/5
  29. Foundation for Three by Vella Day   DONE 6/6
  30. Promises of Mercy by Vella Day   DONE 6/9
  31. Truth or Date by Susan Hatler   DONE 6/10
  32. Test Drive by Marie Harte   DONE 6/11
  33. Roadside Assistance by Marie Harte   DONE 6/12
  34. Zero to Sixty by Marie Harte   DONE 6/14
  35. Northern Exposure by Jayne Rylon/Mari Carr   DONE 6/15
  36. Southern Comfort by Jayne Rylon/Mari Carr   DONE 6/17
  37. Eastern Ambitions by Jayne Rylon/Mari Carr   DONE 6/18
  38. Western Ties by Jayne Rylon/Mari Carr   DONE 6/19
  39. Raising the Stakes by Jess Dee   DONE 6/20
  40. Full House by Jess Dee   DONE 6/21
  41. Winter's Thaw by Jayne Rylon/Mari Carr   DONE 6/22
  42. Hope Springs by Jayne Rylon/Mari Carr   DONE 6/23
  43. Summer Fling by Jayne Rylon/Mari Carr   DONE 6/24
  44. Falling Softly by Jayne Rylon/Mari Carr   DONE 6/25
  45. More Than Lovers by Jess Dee   DONE 6/26
  46. More Than Words by Jess Dee   DONE 6/27
  47. Kate's Crew by Jayne Rylon   DONE 6/28
  48. Morgan's Surprise by Jayne Rylon   DONE 6/29
  49. Kayla's Gift by Jayne Rylon   DONE 6/30
  50. Devon's Pair by Jayne Rylon   DONE 7/1
  51. Nailed to the Wall by Jayne Rylon   DONE 7/2
  52. Hammer It Home by Jayne Rylon   DONE 7/3
  53. Served Cold by Marie Harte   DONE 7/8
  54. Served Hot by Marie Harte   DONE 7/9
  55. Served Sweet by Marie Harte   DONE 7/10
  56. Dr. OB by Max Monroe   DONE 7/15
  57. Fixed on You by Laurelin Paige   DONE 7/16
  58. Beauty and the Geek by Sidney Bristol   DONE 7/18
  59. Prime Minister by Ainsley Booth/Sadie Haller   DONE 7/19
  60. Dr. Bad Boy by Ainsley Booth/Sadie Haller   DONE 7/20
  61. The Sexy One by Lauren Blakely   DONE 7/24
  62. Caught Up in Us by Lauren Blakely   DONE 7/25
  63. Trophy Husband by Lauren Blakely   DONE 7/26
  64. Strings by Kendall Grey   DONE 7/28
  65. Beats by Kendall Grey   DONE 7/29
  66. Nocturnes by Kendall Grey   DONE 7/30
  67. Rock by Kendall Grey   DONE 7/31
  68. One More Round by Shelli Stevens   DONE 8/1
  69. Shameless by Gina L. Maxwell   DONE 8/3
  70. Come Away With Me by Kristen Proby   DNF 8/5
  71. Love in a Small Town by Zoe York   DONE 8/7
  72. Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh   DONE 8/8
  73. Rock Hard by Nalini Singh   DONE 8/11
  74. Rock Redemption by Nalini Singh   DONE 8/13
  75. Rock Courtship by Nalini Singh   DONE 8/10
  76. Something Sparked by Mari Carr   DONE 8/14
  77. Off Limits by Mari Carr   DONE 8/15
  78. No Other Way by Mari Carr   DONE 8/16
  79. Whiskey Eyes by Mari Carr   DONE 8/16
  80. Broken Fences by Kelly Gendron   DONE 8/17
  81. Favorite Places by Kelly Gendron   DONE 8/18
  82. Lucky Numbers by Kelly Gendron   DONE 8/19
  83. Finder Fees by Kelly Gendron   DONE 8/20
  84. Lost Wishes by Kelly Gendron   DONE 8/21
  85. Boots and Chaps by Myla Jackson   DONE 8/22
  86. Boots and Leather by Myla Jackson   DONE 8/23
  87. Boots and Bareback by Myla Jackson   DONE 8/24
  88. Boots and Lace by Myla Jackson   DONE 8/25
  89. Boots and Roses by Myla Jackson   DONE 8/26
  90. Boots and Buckles by Myla Jackson   DONE 8/27
  91. Boots and Twisters by Myla Jackson   DONE 8/28
  92. Reed by Madison Stevens   DONE 8/29
  93. Backstage Pass by Olivia Cunning   DONE 8/30
  94. Rock Hard by Olivia Cunning   DONE 8/31
  95. Hot Ticket by Olivia Cunning   DONE 9/2
  96. Double Time by Olivia Cunning   DONE 9/1
  97. Appetite for Seduction by Olivia Cunning   DONE 9/3
  98. Sweet Love of Mine by Olivia Cunning   DONE 9/4  
  99. Patience by Olivia Cunning   DONE 9/5
100. November Rain by Olivia Cunning   DONE 9/6
101. Hendrix by MJ Fields/Chelsea Camaron   DONE 9/7
102. Morrison by MJ Fields/Chelsea Camaron   DONE 9/8
103. Jagger by MJ Fields/Chelsea Camaron   DONE 9/10
104. Jax by Kelly Gendron   DONE 9/11
105. Slate by Kelly Gendron   DONE 9/12
106. Zeke by Kelly Gendron   DONE 9/13
107. Weekend Surrender by Lori King   DONE 9/13
108. Flawless Surrender by Lori King   DONE 9/14
109. Ride by JC Emery   DONE 9/14
110. Thrash by JC Emery   DONE 9/15
111. Rev by JC Emery   DONE 9/16
112. Hypnotic Seduction by L.L. Kellogg   DONE 9/17
113. Captive Seduction by L.L. Kellogg   DONE 9/18
114. Sin City Seduction by L.L. Kellogg   DONE 9/19
115. Underneath It All by Kate Canterbary   DONE 9/20
116. Kings of Asphalt by Alexx Andria   DONE 9/21
117. Uncivilized by Sawyer Bennett   DONE 9/22
118. Sweet Addiction by J. Daniels   DONE 9/24
119. Full Ride by Gail Faulkner   DONE 9/25
120. Get Lucky by Lila Monroe   DONE 9/26
121. Katie's Art of Seduction by N.J. Walters   DONE 9/30
122. Just One Week by Alice Gaines   DONE 9/30
123. Teach Me by Cindy Spencer Pape   DONE 9/29
124. The First Time by Lorie O'Clare   DONE 9/29
125. Lady in Red by Mel Teshco   DONE 9/28
126. Reach You by Mari Carr   DONE 9/27
127. Wrong Bed, Right Guy by Katee Roberts   DONE 10/1
128. Noah by Elizabeth Reyes   DONE 10/3
129. Mine for Tonight by J.S. Scott   DONE 9/27
130. It's You by Tracy Tegan   DONE 9/29
131. Blank Canvas by Marie Carr   DONE 10/4
132. Their Virgin Concubine by Black/Blake   DONE 10/5
133. Down and Dirty by Christine Bell   DONE 10/6
134. Forever Wicked by Shayla Black   DONE 10/7
135. Pure Wicked by Shayla Black   DONE 10/8
136. Dirty Wicked by Shayla Black   DONE 10/9
137. No Pants Required by Kim Karr   DONE 10/10
138. Recipe for Seduction by Gina Gordon   DONE 10/12
139. Leashed by Zoe Dawson   DONE 10/13
140. Sizzle at Sea by Wynter Daniels   DONE 10/14
141. Seducing the Playboy by Amanda Usen   DONE 10/15
142. Tempting the Bodyguard by J. Lynn   DONE 10/16
143. The Seven Steps to Closure by Donna Joy Usher   DONE 10/17
144. All for You by Laura Florand   DONE 10/18 DNF
145. Georgia on my Mind by Marie Force   DONE 10/19
146. Lipstick & Leather by Cheyenne McCray   DONE 10/20
147. Take the Heat by Various Authors   DONE 10/21
148. Improper English by Katie MacAlister   DONE 10/22
149. The Perfect Play by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/23
150. Changing the Game by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/24
151. Taking a Shot by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/25
152. Playing to Win by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/26
153. Thrown by a Curve by Jaci Burton  DONE 11/9 
154. One Sweet Ride by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/27
155. Holiday Games by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/27
156. Melting the Ice by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/28
157. Straddling the Line by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/29
158. Holiday on Ice by Jaci Burton   DONE 10/30
159. Quarterback Draw by Jaci Burton   DONE 11/1
160. All Wound Up by Jaci Burton   DONE 11/2
161. Hot Holiday Nights by Jaci Burton   DONE 11/3
162. Unexpected Rush by Jaci Burton   DONE 11/4
163. Rules of Contact by Jaci Burton   DONE 11/5
164. The Final Score by Jaci Burton   DONE 11/6
165. Shot on Gold by Jaci Burton   DONE 11/7
166. Full Throttle by Julie Ann Walker   DONE 11/10
167. Too Hard to Handle by Julie Ann Walker   DONE 11/11
168. Wild Ride by Julie Ann Walker   DONE 11/12
169. Fuel for Fire by Julie Ann Walker   DONE 11/13
170. Hot Pursuit by Julie Ann Walker   DONE 11/13
171. Built to Last by Julie Ann Walker   DONE 11/14
172. Midnight Man by Lisa Marie Rice   DONE 11/26
173. Midnight Run by Lisa Marie Rice   DONE 11/27
174. Midnight Angel by Lisa Marie Rice   DONE 11/28
175. Centurion's Honor by Nadia Aiden   DONE 11/28
176. Perfect Formation by KB Alan   DONE 11/29
177. One Night Stand by J.S. Cooper/Helen Cooper   DNF 11/29
178. A Christmas Wish by Barbara Ankrum   DONE 11/29
179. Emergency Engagement by Samanthe Beck   DONE 12/1
180. In Skates Trouble by Kate Meader   DONE 12/2
181. Marley in Chains by RG Alexander   DONE 12/3
182. Hands On by Jaci Burton   DONE 12/4
183. Merry Menage Kisses Boxed Set by Jan Springer   DONE 12/11
184. Rush by Maya Banks   DONE 12/12
185. Fever by Maya Banks   DONE 12/13
186. Burn by Maya Banks   DONE 12/15
187. Surrender by Lora Leigh   DONE 12/16
188. Forbidden Pleasure by Lora Leigh   DONE 12/17
189. Wicked Pleasure by Lora Leigh   DONE 12/18
190. Only Pleasure by Lora Leigh   DONE 12/20
191. Guilty Pleasure by Lora Leigh   DONE 12/21
192. Dangerous Pleasure by Lora Leigh   DONE 12/21
193. Secret Pleasure by Lora Leigh   DONE 12/22
194. The Closer You Come by Gena Showalter   DONE 12/23
195. The Hotter You Burn by Gena Showalter   DONE 12/24
196. The Harder You Fall by Gena Showalter   DONE 12/26
197. When You Dare by Lori Foster   DONE 12/28
198. Trace of Fever by Lori Foster   DONE 12/30
199. Savor the Danger by Lori Foster   DONE 12/31
 
 
 
 
 
 

 



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Snagging my spot! 2018 Reading Challenge (starts Jan 1, 2018). --FINISHED 28 SEPTEMBER 2018 (with The Emerald Sea).

  1. Can't Wait for Those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
    1. Into the Fire (Vatta's Peace, Bk 2) by Elizabeth Moon - 2/17
    2. The Overneath by Peter S. Beagle - 2/20
    3. Lady Henterman's Wardrobe (Streets of Maradaine, Bk 2) by Marshall Ryan Maresca - 3/23
    4. Active Memory (Mirador, Bk 3) by Dan Wells - 4/20
    5. Honor Among Thieves (Honors, Bk 1) by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre - 5/17
    6. Head On (Lock In, Bk 2) by John Scalzi - 5/21
    7. Artificial Condition (Murderbot Diaries, Bk 2) by Martha Wells - 5/31
    8. City of Miracles (Divine Cities, Bk 3) by Robert Jackson Bennett - 8/3
    9. The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut, Bk 1) by Mary Robinette Kowal - 7/27
    10. Witchy Winter (Witchy Eye, Bk 2) by D.J. Butler - 9/5
    11. Pride and Prometheus by John Kessel - 9/14
    12. Tricks for Free (InCryptid, Bk 7) by Seanan McGuire - 9/17
    13. To Catch a Witch (Wishcraft, Bk 9) by Heather Blake - 9/19 
    14. Arabella the Traitor of Mars (Adventures of Arabella Ashby, Bk 3) by David D. Levine - 9/20
    15. The Wild Dead (Bannerless, Bk 2) by Carrie Vaughn - 9/21
    16. Competence (Custard Protocol, Bk 3) by Gail Carriger - 9/22
    17. Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews - 9/23
  2. It Was the Ghost in the Library with the Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
    1. Witches on Parole (Witchlight Trilogy, Bk 1) by Debora Geary - 1/3
    2. Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders - 3/1
    3. The Professor Woos the Witch (Nocturne Falls, Bk 4) by Kristen Painter - 2/24
    4. The Broken Girls by Simone St. James - sometime in April
    5. Winterwood (Rowankind, Bk 1) by Jacey Bedford - 5/1
    6. Defending Angels (Beaufort & Company, Bk 1) by Mary Stanton - 5/27
    7. Angel's Advocate (Beaufort & Company, Bk 2) by Mary Stanton - 6/27
    8. Star Witch (Lazy Girl's Guide To Magic, Bk 2) by Helen Harper - 7/10
    9. Spirit Witch (Lazy Girl's Guide to Magic, Bk 3) by Helen Harper - 7/17
    10. Weaver's Lament (Industrial Magic, Bk 2) by Emma Newman - 7/24
    11. Grave Ransom (Alex Craft, Bk 5) by Kalayna Price - 9/16
  3. One Thing About Living in Santa Carla I Never Could Stomach: All the Damn Vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.
    1. Curse on the Land (Soulwood, Bk 2) by Faith Hunter - 1/14
    2. The Vampire's Mail Order Bride (Nocturne Falls, Bk 1) by Kristen Painter - 2/23
    3. The Vampire's Fake Fiancee (Nocturne Falls, Bk 5) by Kristen Painter - 2/25
    4. Lake Silence (World of the Others, Bk 5) by Anne Bishop - 3/15
    5. An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors (The Risen Kingdoms, Bk 1) by Curtis Craddock - 5/25
    6. Owl and the Tiger Thieves (Owl, Bk 4) by Kristi Charish - 7/3
    7. Publish and Perish (Linnet Ellery, Bk 3) by Phillipa Bornikova - 7/9
    8. Eidolon (Wraith Kings, Bk 2) by Grace Draven - 7/29
    9. Shadow's Bane (Dorina Basarab, Bk 4) by Karen Chance - 8/14
    10. Dreadful Company (Dr. Greta Helsing, Bk 2) by Vivian Shaw - 8/29
    11. Wild Hunger (Heirs of Chicagoland, Bk 1) by Chloe Neill - 9/30
  4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 paranormal books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Bannerless by Carrie Vaughn - 2/15
    2. Dragon Blood (World of the Lupi, Bk 14) by Eileen Wilks - 3/11
    3. Cast in Deception (Chronicles of Elantra, Bk 13) by Michelle Sagara - 4/5
    4. The Song of the Dead (Recoletta, Bk 3) by Carrie Patel - 4/23
    5. Jackaby by William Ritter - 5/24
    6. The Imposters of Aventil (Maradaine, Bk 3) by Marshall Ryan Maresca - 5/29
    7. Brief Cases by Jim Butcher - 6/28
    8. The Privilege of Peace (Peacekeeper, Bk 3) by Tanya Huff - 7/8
    9. City of Blades (Divine Cities, Bk 2) by Robert Jackson Bennett - 8/1
    10. Potions and Pastries (Magical Bakery, Bk 7) by Bailey Cates - 8/18
    11. Lock In (Lock In, Bk 1) by John Scalzi - 9/15
    12. Serpentine (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Bk 26) by Laurell K. Hamilton - 9/21
  5. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
    1. Cold Reign (Jane Yellowrock, Bk 11) by Faith Hunter - 1/17
    2. No Cure for the Paladin Blues (Order of the Stick, Bk 2) by Rich Burlew - 4/14
    3. Walk on Earth a Stranger (Gold Seer Trilogy, Bk 1) by Rae Carson - 5/11
    4. Like a River Glorious (Gold Seer, Bk 2) by Rae Carson - 5/13
    5. Into the Bright Unknown (Gold Seer, Bk 3) by Rae Carson - 5/16
    6. The Mech Who Loved Me (Blue Blood Conspiracy, Bk 2) by Bec McMaster - 6/25
    7. White Hot (Hidden Legacy, Bk 2) by Ilona Andrews - 8/16
    8. Silverwolf (Rowankind, Bk 2) by Jacey Bedford - 8/19
    9. Red Waters Rising (Devil's West, Bk 3) by Laura Anne Gilman - 8/21
    10. ***The Emerald Sea (The Glittering Court, Bk 3) by Richelle Mead - 9/28*** LAST BOOK
  6. New to Me Read 1-10 paranormal books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
    1. The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen - 1/9
    2. The Empress Game (Empress Game, Bk 1) by Rhoda Mason - 1/22
    3. Witchy Eye by D.J. Butler - 1/24
    4. Old Clerks Don't Die, They Slay Away (One Stop Apocalypse Shop, Bk 2) by Derek J Goodman - 1/29
    5. Angry Young Spaceman by Jim Munroe - 3/13
    6. Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger - 3/29
    7. Tombyards and Butterflies (Montague & Strong Case Files, Bk 1) by Orlando A. Sanchez - 4/11
    8. From Unseen Fire (Aven Cycle, Bk 1) by Cass Morris - 5/31
    9. Our Lady of the Ice by Cassandra Rose Clarke - 6/27
    10. Slouch Witch (Lazy Girl's Guide To Magic, Bk 1) by Helen Harper - 7/5
    11. NPCs (Spells, Swords, & Stealth, Bk 1) by Drew Hayes - 8/27
    12. Of Murders and Mages (Casino Witch, Bk 1) by Nikki Haverstock - 8/28
  7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the title.
    1. Alice (Chronicles of Alice, Bk 1) by Christina Henry - 1/7
    2. Neogenesis (Liaden, Bk 11) by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller - 1/19
    3. Emergence (Foreigner, Bk 19) by C.J. Cherryh - 2/13
    4. Lustlocked (Sin du Jour, Bk 2) by Matt Wallace - 3/21
    5. Crossways (Psi-Tech, Bk 2) by Jacey Bedford - 3/22
    6. Touchstone (Glass Thorns, Bk 1) by Melanie Rawn - 3/26
    7. Nimbus (Psi-Tech, Bk 3) by Jacey Bedford - 4/18
    8. Elsewhens (Glass Thorns, Bk 2) by Melanie Rawn - 6/15
    9. Afterwar by Lilith Saintcrow - 7/25
    10. Wildfire (Hidden Legacy, Bk 3) by Ilona Andrews - 8/17
    11. Thornlost (Glass Thorns, Bk 3) by Melanie Rawn - 9/5
  8. The Truth Is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, aliens, chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
    1. A Tyranny of Queens (Manifold Worlds, Bk 2) by Foz Meadows - 1/6
    2. Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore - 2/21
    3. All Clear (Oxford Time Travel, Bk 2) by Connie Willis - 3/23
    4. Steelflower at Sea (Steelflower Chronicles, Bk 2) by Lilith Saintcrow - 3/25
    5. Good Guys by Steven Brust - 3/26
    6. A Liaden Universe Constellation, Vol 3 by Steve Miller and Sharon Lee - 5/4
    7. Stone Mad by Elizabeth Bear - 5/10
    8. To Have and To Code by Debora Geary - 7/5
    9. Witches in Flight (Witchlight, Bk 3) by Debora Geary - 7/20 
    10. The Forbidden Heir (Four Arts, Bk 2) by M.J. Scott - 7/30
  9. It's the End of the World As We Know It - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).
    1. Paradox Bound by Peter Clines - 2/2
    2. Dark State (Empire Games, Bk 2) by Charles Stross - 2/18
    3. The Lost Plot (Invisible Library, Bk 3) by Genevieve Cogman - 2/20
    4. The Invasion of the Tearling (Queen of the Tearling, Bk 2) by Erika Johansen - 3/7
    5. Arabella of Mars (The Adventures of Arabella Ashby, Bk 1) by David D. Levine - 4/11
    6. The Fate of the Tearling (Queen of the Tearling, Bk 3) by Erika Johansen - 4/19
    7. Half the World (Shattered Sea, Bk 2) by Joe Abercrombie - 4/29
    8. Arabella and the Battle of Venus (The Adventures of Arabella Ashby, Bk 2) by David D. Levine - 5/4
    9. By Fire Above (Signal Airship, Bk 2) by Robyn Bennis - 6/1
    10. The Power by Naomi Alderman - 7/22
  10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.
    1. Flame in the Dark (Soulwood, Bk 3) by Faith Hunter - 1/15
    2. Baby, I'm Howling For You (Alphaville, Bk 1) by Christine Warren - 2/15
    3. The Shifter Romances the Writer (Nocturne Falls, Bk 6) by Kristen Painter - 2/25
    4. Nine of Stars (Dark Alchemy, Bk 3) by Laura Bickle - 3/16
    5. Burn Bright (Alpha and Omega, Bk 4) by Patricia Briggs - 3/27
    6. Impostor Syndrome (Arcadia Project, Bk 3) by Mishelle Baker - 4/25
    7. The Werewolf Meets His Match (Nocturne Falls, Bk 2) by Kristen Painter - 4/26
    8. The Gargoyle Gets His Girl (Nocturne Falls, Bk 3) by Kristen Painter - 4/30
    9. A Magical Match (Witchcraft Mysteries, Bk 9) by Juliet Blackwell - 7/12
    10. Ocean Light (Psy-Changeling, Bk 2) by Nalini Singh - 7/19
    11. Magic Triumphs (Kate Daniels, Bk 10) by Ilona Andrews - 9/27

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

  1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 paranormal books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or were published before 2013.
    1. Stormlord's Exile (Stormlord, Bk 3) by Glenda Larke - 2/4
    2. Darkship Renegades (Darkship, Bk 2) by Sarah Hoyt - 3/5
    3. Steelflower by Lilith Saintcrow - 3/16
    4. Wylding Hall by Elizabeth Hand - 3/20
    5. A Liaden Universe Constellation, Vol. I by Sharon Lee & Steve Miller - 3/28
    6. Dungeon Crawlin' Fools (Order of the Stick, Bk 1) by Rich Burlew - 4/14
    7. War and XPs (Order of the Stick, Bk 3) by Rich Burlew - 4/20
    8. Don't Split the Party (Order of the Stick, Bk 4) by Rich Burlew - 4/23
    9. Butterfly and Hellflower by Eluki bes Shahar - 5/28
    10. Avalanche Soldier by Susan R. Mathews - 8/15
    11. Blood Runs in the Family (Order of the Stick, Bk 5) by Rich Burlew - 8/30
  2. One If By Air, Two If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
    1. Heart of Fire (Legends of the Storm, Bk 1) by Bec McMaster - 1/28
    2. The Dreamer's Song (Nine Kingdoms, Bk 11) by Lynn Kurland - 2/3
    3. Descended from Dragons (Moonlight Dragon, Bk 1) by Tricia Owens - 2/11
    4. The Dragon Finds Forever (Nocturne Falls, Bk 7) by Kristen Painter - 3/29
    5. High Voltage (Fever, Bk 10) by Karen Marie Moning - 4/26
    6. The Fairies of Sadieville (Tufa, Bk 6) by Alex Bledsoe - 6/4
    7. Uncharted (Arcane America, Bk 1) by Kevin J. Anderson and Sarah Hoyt - 6/19
    8. Hard Breaker (Gargoyles, Bk 6) by Christine Warren - 6/21
    9. Ink and Shadows by Rhys Ford - 7/4
    10. Deep Roots (The Innsmouth Legacy, Bk 2) by Ruthanna Emrys - 9/27
  3. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.
    1. The Demon Prince (Ars Numina, Bk 2) by Ann Aguirre - 1/29
    2. Handsome Devil: Stories of Sin and Seduction ed. Steve Berman - 2/15
    3. Strange Practice (Dr. Greta Helsing, Bk 1) by Vivian Shaw - 3/2
    4. Big Machine by Victor LaValle - 3/20
    5. Anne Steelyard and the Garden of Emptiness, Act I: An Honorary Man by Barbara Hambly - 5/8
    6. Anne Steelyard and the Garden of Emptiness, Act II: The Gate of Dreams and Starlight by Barbara Hambly - 5/8
    7. Anne Steelyard and the Garden of Emptiness, Act III: A Thousand Waters by Barbara Hambly - 5/8
    8. The Forbidden Heir (Four Arts, Bk 2) by M.J. Scott - 7/30
    9. Ride the Storm (Cassie Palmer, Bk 8) by Karen Chance - 8/7
    10. Pocket Full of Tinder (Noon Onyx, Bk 4) by Jill Archer - 8/23


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2018 Reading Challenge (link)

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  • Read one in a category bronze medal.
  • Read two in a category for silver medal.
  • Read three in a category gold medal.
  • Read five in a category for platinum medal.
  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status.

1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.

2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.

3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.

4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

5. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).

6. New To MeRead 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.

8. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

9. It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).

10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.

(Alternates - Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.

2. 1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).

3. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.



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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.

  1. Blood Fury [Black Dagger Legacy] by JR Ward
  2. The Theif [Black Dagger Brotherhood] by JR Ward
  3. Burn Bright [Alpha and Omega] by Patricia Briggs
  4. Dragon Blood [Lupi] by Eileen Wilks
  5. Twice Bitten [Argeneau] by Lynsay Sands
  6. The Wild Dead by Carrie Vaughn
  7. Shadow's Bane [Dorina] by Karen Chance

It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.

One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.

  1. The Night Voice [Noble Dead] by Barb and JC Hendee
  2. The Vampire Always Rises [Dark Ones] by Katie MacAlister
  3. The Chosen [Black Dagger Brotherhood] by JR Ward
  4. Anna and the Vampire Prince [Anna Strong] by Jeanne C. Stein
  5. Immortally Yours [Argeneau] by Lynsay Sands
  6. The Originals: The Resurrection by Julie Plec
  7.  

Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

  1. Shaman Rises [The Walker Papers] by CE Murphy
  2. Dragon Spawn [Lupi] by Eileen Wilks
  3. Secrets in the Shadows [Guardians] by Jenna Black
  4. Shadows on the Soul [Guardians] by Jenna Black
  5. Hungers of the Heart [Guardians] by Jenna Black
  6. Bannerless by Carrie Vaughn
  7. Darkness Raging [Otherworld] by Yasmine Galenorn
  8. Megan's Mark [Breeds] by Lora Leigh

1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).

  1. Dragon Unbound by Katie MacAlister
  2. Wicked Abyss [Immortals After Dark] by Kresley Cole
  3. Hard Breaker by Christine Warren

New To MeRead 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

  1. The Devil Inside [Morgan Kingsley] by Jenna Black
  2. Ache by Kelvin Myers
  3. Watchers in the Night [Guardians] by Jenna Black
  4. Dark Descendant [Nikki Glass] by Jenna Black
  5. Rogue Descendant [Nikki Glass] by Jenna Black
  6. Glimmerglass [Faeriewalker] by Jenna Black
  7. Baby, I'm Howling For You [Alphaville] by Christine Warren
  8. How to Tame a Beast in Seven Days [Embraced] by Kerrelyn Sparks
  9. Tempting the Beast [Breeds] by Lora Leigh

One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.

  1. Dragonmark [Dark Hunter] by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  2. Shadowspell [Faeriewalker] by Jenna Black
  3. Sirensong [Faeriewalker] by Jenna Black

The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

  1. Night Shift [Midnight, Texas] by Charlaine Harris
  2. Ride the Storm [Cassie Palmer] by Karen Chance
  3. Deadly Descendant [Nikki Glass] by Jenna Black
  4. So I Married a Sorcerer [Embraced] by Kerrelyn Sparks
  5. The Man Within [Breeds] by Lora Leigh
  6. Elizabeth's Wolf [Breeds] by Lora Leigh
  7. Kiss of Heat [Breeds] by Lora Leigh
  8. Soul Deep [Breeds] by Lora Leigh

It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).

  1. Ash & Quill [Great Library] by Rachel Caine

Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.

  1. Leopard's Blood by Christine Feehan
  2. Were-
  3. Blind Tiger [Wildcats] by Rachel Vincent

Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.

  1. The Devil You Know [Morgan Kinsley] by Jenna Black
  2. The Devil's Due [Morgan Kinsley] by Jenna Black
  3. Speak of the Devil [Morgan Kinsley] by Jenna Black
  4. The Devil's Playground [Morgan Kinsley] by Jenna Black
  5. The Brightest Embers [Broken Destiny] by Jeaniene Frost

Anthologies

  1. So I Married a Demon Slayer
  2. Urban Enemies
  3. Blood Red Kiss
  4. Tales From the Nightside


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1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.

       1.

       2.

2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.

      1. Silence Fallen - Patricia Briggs

      2.

3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.

       1.  Into the Fire by Jeaninne Frost

        2. Archangel's Viper by Nalini Singh

         3. Blood Fury by JR Ward

 

4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

         1. Spider's Trap by Jennifer Estep

          2.

5. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).

          1. Black Widow by Jennifer Estep

           2.

6. New To MeRead 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

            1. Kicking It -- 6 new authors 

             2. Grave Witch - Kaylana Price

7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.

            1.

             2.

8. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

            1.

            2.

9. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on the TBR for 1+ years or published before 2013.

           1.

           2.

10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.

          1.

          2.

My Bonus:

 

**. Taking a Break - Non-paranormal books:

         1. Most Talkative by Andy Cohen

         2. A Deep Look at a Shallow Year by Andy Cohen


 



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I lurk to read the book reviews you guys post, this year I think I will join!

  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
    1. Shadow Hunt (Disrupted Magic, Bk 3) by Melissa F. Olson (Apr)
  2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
    1. The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson, Bk 10) by Darynda Jones (Feb.)
    2. Eleventh Grave in Moonlight (Charley Davidson, Bk 11) by Darynda Jones (Feb.)
    3. The Trouble with Twelth Grave (Charley Davidson, Bk 12) by Darynda Jones (Feb.)
  3. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.
    1. The Vampire's Accidental Wife (Nocturne Falls, Bk 8) by Kristin Painter (Apr)
    2. The Black Tide (Outcast, Bk 3) by Keri Arthur (Apr)
    3. Kissing with Fangs by Ashlyn Chase (Apr)
  4. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
    1. Blade Song (Colbana Files, Bk 1) by J.C. Daniels (kindle) (Feb.)
    2. Night Blade (Colbana Files, Bk 2) by J.C. Daniels (kindle) (Feb.)
    3. Broken Blade (Colbana Files, Bk 3) by J.C. Daniels (Feb.)
    4. Flameout (Souls of Fire, Bk 3) by Keri Arthur (Feb.)
    5. Ashes Reborn (Souls of Fire, Bk 4) by Keri Arthur (Feb.)
  5. Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
    1. Harmony Black (Harmony Black, Bk 1) by Craig Schaefer (Apr)
  6. New To Me- Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
    1. The Pages of the Mind (Uncharted Realms, Bk 1) by Jeffe Kennedy (Feb.)
    2. The War Against the Assholes by Sam Munson (Feb.)
    3. Loose Changeling (Changeling Wars, Bk 1) by A.G. Stewart (Apr)
  7. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
    1. Spectacle (Menagerie, Bk 2) by Rachel Vincent (Feb.)
    2. Reaver (Demonica, Bk 6) by Larissa Ione (mar)
    3. Revenant (Demonica, Bk 7) by Larissa Ione (Mar)
  8. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
    1. Shadow Reaper (Shadow Riders, Bk 2) by Christine Feehan (Feb.)
    2. Liquid Lies (Elementals, Bk 1) by Hanna Martine (mar)
    3. A Taste of Ice (Elementals, Bk 2) by Hanna Martine (mar)
    4. Drowning in Fire (Elementasl, Bk 3) by Hanna Martine (mar)
    5. Limbus, Inc Anne C. Petty, Editor (Apr)
  9. It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).
    1. Conspiracy of Ravens (Shadow, Bk 2) by Lila Bowen (Feb.)
    2. The Hunt (Devil's Isle, Bk 3) by Chloe Neill (Feb.)
    3. Storm Gathering (Scorpius Syndrome, Bk 4) by Rebecca Zanetti (Feb.)
    4. Red Rising by Pierce Brown (Mar)
    5. Golden Son by Pierce Brown (Mar)
    6. Morning Star (Red Rising, Bk 3) by Pierce Brown (March)
    7. She Wolf and Cub by Lilith Saintcrow (Apr)
  10. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.
    1. A.L.F.A Mates by Milly Taiden (Feb.)
    2. The Last Wolf (Legend of All Wolves, Bk 1) by Maria Vale (Feb.)
    3. Her Rogue Alpha (X-ops, Bk 5) by Paige Tyler (kindle) (Feb.)
    4. Her True Match (X-ops, Bk 6) by Paige Tyler (kindle) (Feb.)
    5. Her Dark Half (X-ops, Bk 7) by Paige Tyler (kindle) (Feb.)
    6. Hunter Reborn (Moon Shifter, Bk 5) by Katie Reus (Mar)
    7. Bearly in Control (Undercover Shifters, Bk 1) by  Milly Tailden (kindle) (Mar)
    8. Fur Fox's Sake (Undercover Shifters, Bk 2) by Milly Taiden (kindle) (Mar)
    9. Lion's Share (Wildcats, Bk 1) by Rachel Vincent (kindle) (Mar)
    10. Blind Tiger (Wildcats, Bk 2) by Rachel Vincent (Mar)
    11. A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing by Terry Spear (mar)
    12. Flirting Under a Full Moon by Ashlyn Chase (Apr)
    13. Claws and Fangs by Lauranne Dohner (Apr)

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

  1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.
    1. Kindling the Moon (Arcadia Bell, Bk 1) by Jenn Bennett (mar)
    2. Summoning the Night (Arcadia Bel, Bk 2) by Jenn Bennett (mar)
    3. Binding the Shadows (Arcadia Bell, Bk 3) by Jenn Bennett (mar)
    4. Banishing the Dark (Arcadia Bell, Bk 4) by Jenn Bennett (Mar)
    5. Burning Alive (Sentinel Wars, Bk 1) by Shannon K. Butcher (Mar)
    6. Finding the Lost (Sentinel Wars, Bk 2) by Shannon K. Butcher (mar)
    7. Running Scared (Sentinel Wars, Bk 3) by Shannon K. Butcher (mar)
    8. Living Nightmare (Sentinel Files, Bk 4) by Shannon K. Butcher (Apr)
    9. Blood Hunt (Sentilel Files, Bk 5) by Shannon K. Butcher (Apr)
    10. Dying Wish (Sentinel Files, Bk 6) by Shannon K. Butcher (Apr)
    11. Falling Blind (Sentinel Files, Bk 7) by Shannon K. Butcher (Apr)
    12. Willing Sacrifice (Sentinel Files, Bk 8) by Shannon K. Butcher (Apr)
    13. Binding Ties (Sentinel Files, Bk 9) by Shannon K. Butcher (Apr) (kindle)
    14. The Shadow Reader (Shadow Reader, Bk 1) by Sandy Williams  (Apr)
    15. The Shattered Dark (Shadow Reader, Bk 2) by Sandy Williams (Apr)
    16. The Sharpest Blade (Shadow Reader, Bk 3) by Sandy Williams (Apr)
    17. Vicious Circle (Persephone Alcamedi, Bk 1) by Linda Robertson (Apr)
    18. Hallowed Circle (Persephone Alcamedi, Bk 2 by Linda Robertson (Apr)
    19. Fatal Circle (Persephone Alcamedi, Bk 3) by Linda Robertson (Apr)
    20. Arcane Circle (Persephone Alcamedi, Bk 4) by Linda Robertson (Apr)
  2. 1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
    1. The Dragon Finds Forever (Nocturne Falls, Bk 7) by Kristin Painter (Apr)
    2. How to Date a Dragon by Ashlyn Chase (Apr)
  3. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.
    1. Rising Darkness (Rylee Adamson, Bk 9) by Shannon Mayer (kindle) (Feb.)
    2. Blood of the Lost (Rylee Adamson, Bk 10) by Shannon Mayer (Feb.)
    3. Wicked Abyss (Immortals After Dark, Bk 18) by Kresley Cole (Mar)


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Here is our Reading Challenge for 2018. Challenge starts Jan 1, 2018.

  • Read one in a category bronze medal.
  • Read two in a category for silver medal.
  • Read three in a category gold medal.
  • Read five in a category for platinum medal.
  • Read 10 in a category for overachiever/paranormal junkie status.

Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
1.  Burn Bright - Patricia Briggs
2.  Miss Frost Braves a Blizzard - Kristen Painter

It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.
1.  A Ghostly Secret by Tonya Kappes

One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.

Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

Color Bright - Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).

New To Me- Read 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.

The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.
1.  Between Two Worlds by Tyler Henry

It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).

Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.

1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
1.  Dragon Finds Forever - Kristen Painter

Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.
1.  The Trouble with Twelfth Grave (Charley Davidson, Bk 12) by Darynda Jones

 



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Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.

It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.

One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.

Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).

Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).

New To MeRead 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.

One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title

ââThe Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

             1) Dangerously Divine (Broken Riders, Bk 2) by Deborah Blake

It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).

Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.

1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).

Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.

  1. 1. Sweetest Burn (Broken Destiny Novel) by Jeaniene Frost 


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Buggy's Spot :

  1. Can't Wait for those New Releases - Read 1-10 new 2018 releases of any paranormal book.
  2. It was the ghost in the library with a Hammer - Read 1-10 paranormal mysteries or books with ghosts.

          1. White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison (4/20)

  1. One thing about living in Santa Carla I never could stomach; all the damn vampires - Read 1-10 vampire books.

          1. For a Few Demons More by Kim Harrison (2/27)

  1. Paranormal Law & Order - Read 1-5 first books where the main character is in some form of law enforcement or crime detection (cops, crime scene, detectives, private investigators, etc).
  2. Color Bright Read a paranormal book with a color in the title (color in the series title is ok too).
  3. New To MeRead 1-10 books by authors you haven't read before or that are #1 in a series.
  4. One Word Titles - Read a paranormal book that has just one word in the Title.
  5. The Truth is Out There (paranormal free for all) - Feel like you're reading an episode of X-Files? Psychic phenomena, Aliens, Chupacabra, anything paranormal fits.

          1. The Elusive Elixir by Gigi Pandian (3/28)

  1. It's the end of the World as we know it - Read 1-10 books with a world much different than our own (dystopian, post-apocalyptic, zombies, alternate history, etc).
  2. Ch-Ch-Changes - Read 1-10 books that have werewolves or shapeshifters.

Alternates (Don't like one above? Feel free to substitute with one of these or your own.):

  1. Collecting Dust - Read 1-10 books that have been on your TBR for 1+ years or that was published before 2013.

           1. A Fistful of Charms by Kim Harrison  (1/25)

  1. 1 If By Air, 2 If By Sea - Read 1-10 books that involve beings that can either fly or swim (angels, fairies, mermaids, selkies, dragons, etc).
  2. Heaven or Hell - Read 1-10 books that involve Angels or Demons.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1.The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison (3/22)


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