Saturday, November 15, 2014

2015 Series Ender Reading Challenge: My Goals

The 2014 Series Enders Reading Challenge was a success, and so Sandy and I decided we're going to keep it up. We have updated a few of the rules this year, so please be sure to check them out for any changes if you participated last year.

This challenge is for all of you series readers who are scared to death of that last book in the series. You anxiously await it. You stalk it. You get your hands on it as soon as possible. But then…you put off reading it for fear that it might not be everything you thought it would be. Or, maybe you just have a backlog of series started and you need to finish that last book.

Join us in knocking out those pesky last books in a series. This is your chance. Here’s your motivation. Better than that, we have prizes!

Challenge Guidelines:
    1) This challenge will run from January 1, 2015 until December 31, 2015.
    2) Anyone can enter. You don’t have to have a blog, just as long as you review your books somewhere: on your blog if you have one, Amazon, Goodreads, Shelfari, etc.
    3) Any genre, length, or format is acceptable as long as it is the last book in a series where all books in the series have been published and no more books are currently intended to be published in the series. If an author makes a decision somewhere during the year to add on to the series, we will count both the original last book in the series and the “new last” book in the series assuming the author isn’t going to write more than one additional book. Last book published in a series doesn’t count if more books are expected to be published.
    4) You can list your series enders ahead of time or do a singular wrap up post. If you decide to list them up front, feel free to change them throughout the year as necessary.
    5) When you sign up in the linky, please use the direct link to your post about joining the 2015 Series Enders Reading Challenge. If you don’t have a blog, please post about it on Facebook or Twitter and include that direct link as your sign up.
    6) You can sign up until December 15, 2015. This allows you to join the challenge at any time during the year.
    7) On the 25th of every month, we will post a wrap up on both Somewhere Only We Know and Words Fueled by Love with a giveaway and a place for you to link up your reviews for the month. The monthly giveaway will be open until the next wrap up post goes up (ex. From January 25th 2015, to February 25th 2015). For each link to a review, you will get a one (1) entry into a drawing for that giveaway. This will be open internationally.
    8) Monthly giveaway prizes will be an e-book of your choice up to $10 (USD).
    9) If you miss a wrap-up post and giveaway, you can link your review the next month. Please do not try to link to one review twice. We will be verifying these.
    10) December will be the wrap up for the entire year. All reviews linked from January through December will be entered into a Grand Prize giveaway.
    11) You don’t have to follow Somewhere Only We Know or Words Fueled by Love to participate in the challenge, but you do have to follow both of us in order to be entered in the giveaways.
Levels: (how many series enders you are planning to read)
Level 1: 1 – 5
Level 2: 5 – 10
Level 3: 10 – 15
Level 4: 15+

If you have any questions, please contact us at: Sandy's Email or Holly's Email.

To join the challenge:
    Go HERE.
This reading challenge is hosted by Somewhere Only We Know & Words Fueled by Love.



Holly's 2015 Goal Level 3 (11-15 books):

1. The Ruby Circle (Bloodlines #6) by Richelle Mead

2. Untitled (The 5th Wave #3) by Rick Yancey

3. Mortal Heart (His Fair Assassin #3) by Robin LaFevers - read 1/16/2015

4. Hush (Black Lotus #3) by E.K. Blair

5. Out of Breath (Breathing #3) by Rebecca Donovan - read 1/4/2015

6. Every Last Breath (The Dark Elements #3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

7. Elude (Eagle Elite #6) by Rachel Van Dyken

8. Dawn of Ash (Imdalind #6) by Rebecca Ethington

9. Five Ways to Fall (Ten Tiny Breaths #4) by K.A. Tucker

10. Take Me On (Pushing the Limits #4) by Katie McGarry

11. Maybe Not (Maybe #1.5) by Colleen Hoover - read 1/18/ 2015

12. The Ruin of the World (The World Without End #4) by Nazarea Andrews - read July 6, 2015

13. Crystal Kingdom (Kanin Chronicles #3) by Amanda Hocking - read July 14, 2015

14. War (True Reign #3) by Jennifer Anne Davis - read August 31, 2015

15. Destiny Rising (True Rising #3) by Siobhan Davis - read September 2, 2015

16. Sacrifice of Mercy (Cambion #5) by Shannon Dermott - read November 8, 2015


As I noticed with my goals for 2014, my list was constantly changing for various reasons. This is the list I will begin with for 2015.

2015 Challenge Results:
Well, I didn't get near as far in my goals as I originally planned. I finished 8 series enders, which put me at level 2 (5-10) books.

1 comments:

  1. We've got several of the same ones on our lists. :) Go figure, right?

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