Shelleyrae at Book'd Out is hosting the Eclectic Reader Challenge again this year. I truly enjoyed this challenge in 2012, so I'm signing up again.
Here's what Shelleyrae has to say:
- The aim of The Eclectic Reader 2013 Challenge is to push you outside your comfort zone by reading up to 12 books during the year from 12 different categories.
- The challenge will run from January 1st to December 31st 2013. Participants may join at any time up until December 1st 2013
- All participants that complete the challenge by December 31st 2012 will be eligible to win a book of their choice to the value of $15AUD from bookdepository.com or a $10US Amazon gift card or paypal funds of US$10 to be drawn via random.org Jan 2014.
- Translated fiction--Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
- Historical mystery--The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters
- Romantic suspense--Naked in Death by J. D. Robb
- Made into a movie--The Host by Stephenie Meyer
- New Adult--The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna van Praag
- Urban Fantasy--The Blood Fae by India Drummond
- Dystopian--The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
- Memoir--A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
- LGBT--The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family by Dan Savage
- Action Adventure--Under the Jolly Roger by L. A. Meyer, read by Katherine Kellgren
- Humour--Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison
- Published in 2013--NOS4A2 by Joe Hill
Updated December 29, 2013: That's a wrap! A big push here in December helped me complete everything. Thanks again to ShelleyRae for hosting!
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