Tag: 2016

One Month- Three Challenges! ARCS + Pokemon + Bookstagram Oh My!

Posted July 29, 2016 by Nori in Challenges / 3 Comments

I am so excited to be participating in THREE challenges taking place in August!!!

The first challenge is ARC August, hosted by Shelly & Octavia at Read Sleep Repeat!

Here are some details:

  • This is the fourth annual ARC August!
  • The goal is to read as MANY ARCs as possible!
  • You get to pick your goal and TBR for the challenge.
  • You must signup BEFORE August.
  • The signup linky can be found HERE!

The second challenge is #ReadThemAllThon, hosted by Aentee @ Read At Midnight!

Here are some details:

  • It takes place from August 14th- September 4th.
  • You can signup at anytime.
  • You can join the challenge by creating a signup post with your TBR. You can find the signup linky HERE.
  • There are 8 challenges and Aentee describes them all on her signup post!
  • Your goal is to read 8 books in 3 weeks.

I have decided to pick Lillipup as my Pokemon because LOOK AT THAT ADORABLE FACE!

The third challenge is called the End of the Summer Bookstagram Challenge and is hosted by Team Rose from the Book Blogger Creativity Project!

Here are some details:

  • Team Rose of BBCP16 decided to create something unlike any other BBCP team- a bookstagram challenge!
  • The Team Rose members are…
  • The hashtag is #EOSchallenge

Now, I generally don’t post a monthly TBR on my blog, but since I have to pick possibilities for these challenges, I figured I’d give it a try.

Caraval (Untitled, #1)  by Stephanie Garber ~*
The Amateurs (The Amateurs, #1)  by Sara Shepard ~*
Replica (Replica, #1)  by Lauren Oliver ~*
Stealing Snow (Stealing Snow, #1)  by Danielle Paige ~*
Three Dark Crowns (Untitled, #1)  by Kendare Blake ~*
The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia ~*
This Adventure Ends  by Emma Mills ~*
The Nerdy and the Dirty  by BT Gottfred ~*
Flashfall  by Jenny Moyer *
A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes, #2)  by Sabaa Tahir *
The Forgetting  by Sharon Cameron *
Outlander by Diana Galbaldon ~
Fate of Flames (Effigies, #1)  by Sarah Raughley
The Will of the Empress (Circle Reforged, #1) by Tamora Pierce
Melting Stones (Circle Reforged, #2)  by Tamora Pierce
Battle Magic (Circle Reforged, #3)  by Tamora Pierce

* Denotes that it counts for ARC August
~ Denotes that it counts for the #ReadThemAllThon

Well, this isn’t exactly my TBR…It’s more a HUGE list of what COULD be my TBR. Well, it counts 😉

So, are you participating in any of these challenges? Which ones? Let me know in the comments below!

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Let Me Tell You About the…Every Moment Counts Challenge!

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp Published by Sourcebooks Fire Publication Date: January 5th 2016 Pages: 285 Goodreads 10:00 a.m. The principal of Opportunity High School finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve. 10:02 a.m. The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class. 10:03 a.m. The auditorium doors won’t open. 10:05 a.m. […]

Posted June 27, 2016 by Nori in Challenges / 4 Comments

2016 Blogging Resolutions!!!

2016 Blogging Resolutions!!!

EEEEEEEP EVERYONE IT’S 2016!!! I am so excited to continue my blogging journey in 2016, and I have some specific yearly goals/resolutions that I wanted to share! TAH DAH!!! Read Tamora Pierce Challenge! In case you missed my challenge post (HERE), I’ll give you a quick explanation. Basically, I want to reread ALL of Tamora Pierce’s books during 2016, and want YOU to join me! Check out the post to sign […]

Posted January 1, 2016 by Nori in Discussion Posts / 12 Comments

The Ultimate List of 2016 Chal..

To all my followers who celebrate- Merry Christmas! Today is a day where lots of people spread holiday cheer and give gifts (along with lots of other things of course)…and my gift to all of you is…a list of all of the 2016 Bookish challenges that I could find! I hope this list is a good resource for all of you, and if you know of any challenges that I […]

Posted December 25, 2015 by Nori in Challenges / 6 Comments

Commenting 365 Challenge!

Commenting 365 Challenge!

I am excited to announce the second challenge that I’m hosting for 2016! While the first challenge (the Read Tamora Pierce Challenge) is pretty specific, this one is really vague. It’s called the Commenting 365 Challenge. You may be asking- what does this mean? Does this mean that you want to comment every day on someone’s blog? While I would love to do that, unfortunately, that’s just not realistic. So…what […]

Posted December 14, 2015 by Nori in Challenges / 49 Comments

2016 Challenge~ Read Tamora Pi..

2016 Challenge~ Read Tamora Pierce!

Hello everyone! So, by now, I’m guessing that most of you know who my favorite author is…If you don’t, then *cough* look at the title of this post *cough* Anyways, I am proud to say that I have read ALL of her books. Yes, every single one of them. And yes, I loved them all. But, here’s the sad part. It has been YEARS since I’ve read them. That’s a problem. […]

Posted December 7, 2015 by Nori in Challenges / 18 Comments

Sweet and Sassy Sixteeners: Da..

Sweet and Sassy Sixteeners: Day Twenty-Nine- Julie Anne Lindsey!

It’s time to meet the 28th featured author of the SSS! Introducing…Julie Anne Lindsey! In Place of Never Julie Anne Lindsey Release Date: 02/02/2016 Publisher: Lyrical Press Synopsis: A part of Mercy died the summer her sister tragically drowned. Now Mercy has a chance to discover if Faith’s death was an accident—or murder. Her first step is to confront the lead suspects: a band of traveling gypsies—the last people who saw her […]

Posted November 29, 2015 by Nori in Guest Posts, My Features / 5 Comments

Sweet and Sassy Sixteeners: Da..

Sweet and Sassy Sixteeners: Day Twenty-Eight- Emily Skrutskie!

It’s time to meet the 27th featured author of the SSS! Introducing…Emily Skrutskie! The Abyss Surrounds Us Emily Skrutskie Release Date: 02/08/2016 Publisher: Flux Synopsis: For Cassandra Leung, bossing around sea monsters is just the family business. She’s been a Reckoner trainer-in-training ever since she could walk, raising the genetically-engineered beasts to defend ships as they cross the pirate-infested NeoPacific. But when the pirate queen Santa Elena swoops in on Cas’s first solo […]

Posted November 28, 2015 by Nori in Guest Posts, My Features / 5 Comments

Sweet and Sassy Sixteeners: Da..

Sweet and Sassy Sixteeners: Day Twenty-Seven- Evelyn Skye!

It’s time to meet the 26th featured author of the SSS! Introducing…Evelyn Skye! The Crown’s Game Evelyn Skye Release Date: 05/17/2016 Publisher: Balzer + Bray Synopsis: Vika Andreyeva can summon the snow and turn ash into gold. Nikolai Karimov can see through walls and conjure bridges out of thin air. They are enchanters—the only two in Russia—and with the Ottoman Empire and the Kazakhs threatening, the Tsar needs a powerful enchanter by his […]

Posted November 27, 2015 by Nori in Guest Posts, My Features / 11 Comments

Sweet and Sassy Sixteeners: Da..

Sweet and Sassy Sixteeners: Day Twenty-Six- Emily France!

It’s time to meet the 25th featured author of the SSS! Introducing…Emily France! Signs of You Emily France Release Date: July 2016 Publisher: Soho Teen Synopsis: Since sixteen-year-old Riley Strout lost her mother two years ago, her saving grace has been her quirky little family in the grief support group she joined as a freshman. Jay, Kate, and Noah understand her pain; each lost a loved one, and they’ve stuck together in spite […]

Posted November 26, 2015 by Nori in Guest Posts, My Features / 4 Comments