Here are the challenge details:
1. This challenge will run from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013.
2. You can join the challenge at any time. All books read during the challenge period count for the challenge, regardless of when you sign up.
3. This challenge can cross-over to your other reading challenges.
4. You do not need a blog to participate! If you are not a blogger, you can post your reviews at Goodreads, Shelfari, or LibraryThing and link them up here.
5. All formats of books are acceptable: Bound copies, e-books, and audiobooks (unabridged only).
6. There are four levels for the challenge:
a. Series Novice: Read 5 books that are first in a series.
b. Series Lover: Read 10 books that are first in a series.
c. Series Expert: Read 20 books that are first in a series.
d. Series Fanatic: Read 30 books that are first in a series.
7. When you write your sign-up post, you must choose your level. You can go up, but you cannot go down!
8. There will be a link-up for your reviews, which will be posted on THIS page.
9. There will be a link for your wrap-up post at the end of the challenge, which will be posted on THIS page.
10. Create a sign-up post and link back to this post. Sign up with Mister Linky below! Be sure to use the direct url to your sign-up post and not the url to your blog.
11. Grab the challenge button and post it in your sidebar.
I looked for this challenge last year and couldn't find it so I am pleased to find it this year.
My goal for this challenge will be b. Series Lover: Read 10 books that are first in a series.
Update: As I am obviously reading a lot of 1st in a series I have decided to go up a level to C. Series Expert: Read 20 books that are first in a series.
Update 30th of April: I am going up another level to d. Series Fanatic: Read 30 books that are first in a series.
Update 30th of June: After 6 months I have read 33 books that were 1st in a series. I finished this challenge on the 8th of June.
My Posts are HERE
List of books:
- Moon dance by J.R. Rain
- Sterling by Dannika Dark
- The Scourge by A.G. Henley
- Dogs Don't Lie by Clea Simon
- Legend of the White Dragon: Legends by Melanie Nilles
- Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder
- My Familiar Stranger by Victoria Danann
- Shadowmagic by John Lenahan
- Deadly Legacy by Alison Bruce
- Exclusively Yours by Shannon Stace
- Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder
- Become by Ali Cross
- Winging It! by Shel Delisle
- Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
- Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
- Witches on Parole by Debora Geary
- Stained by Ella James
- Lady of Devices by Shelley Adina
- Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper
- Goddess Legacy by M.W. Muse
- Amy's Story by D'Elen McClain
- Hollowland by Amanda Hocking
- Marked by Kim Richardson
- The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
- Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
- The Light Within Me by Carly Fall
- Athena the Brain by Joan Holub
- Zombacter: Center City Contagion by Sean Bingham
- Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
- Alone by Robert J. Crane
- The Case of the Flashing Fashion Queen by Norah Wilson
- The Long Midnight Of Barney Thomson by Douglas Lindsay
- Amethyst by Heather Bowhay