2016 Reading Challenges


The Daily Prophecy

Mel’s challenge was by far my favorite last year. I found so many new amazing authors, so I can’t wait to get my hands on this year’s list:

While Beauty Slept by Elizabeth Blackwell
The Seventh Bride by T. Kingfisher
The Great Hunt by Wendy Higgins
Heartless by MarissaMeyer
The Shadow Queen by C.J. Redwine
Red Queen: The Chronicles of Alice by Christina Henry 
The Beast’s Garden by Kate Forsyth
Roses by Rose Mannering
Drown: A Twisted Take on the Classic Fairy Tale by Esther Dalseno
A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
Five Enchanted Roses by Anne Elisabeth Stengl
Free Agent by J.C. Nelson
Gathering Frost by Kaitlyn Davis
A Whole New World by Liz Braswell
Not Your Average Fairy Tale by Chantele Sedgwick
Delphine by Richard Sala
Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis
The Glass Casket by McCormick Templeman

A bigger list than I expected, but a few extra for buffer in case I don’t like a book/it isn’t available. Mel’s list of fairy tale retellings was just so hard to resist!


Debut Author Challenge (#2016DebAuthC)
That Artsy Reader Girl

I’m a little intimidated by this one – I know nothing about these authors/books! 

The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye
The Heir and the Spare by Emily Albright
The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
After the Woods by Kim Savage
A Drop of Night by Stefan Bachmann
The Mystery of Hollow Places  by Rebecca Podos
Never After by Sara Saedi
Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie
The Reader by Traci Chee
A Song to Take the World Apart by Zan Romanoff
Daughters of Ruin by K.D. Castner
Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman


Gone with the Word and Love at First Page

Because everyone needs more romance in their life!

Kiss an Angel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Dream a Little Dream by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Plus One by Brighton Walsh
Blue-Eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas
About Last Night by Ruthie Knox
This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen
The Harder You Fall by Gena Showalter
The Best Laid Wedding Plans by Lynnette Austin
The Game Plan by Kristen Callihan
The Play by Karina Halle