2013 Challenge Index

Below are each of my planned reading lists for the 2013 challenges in which I’m participating. I will update this page with links to the reviews as the year progresses. Leave me comments with any book suggestions!

  1. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (2010)
  2. The Ivy by Lauren Kunze (2010)
  3. My Fair Lazy by Jen Lancaster (2010)
  4. Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning (2006)
  5. Graceling by Kristin Cashore (2008)
  6. The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima (2009)
  7. Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr (2008)
  8. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher (2007)
  9. Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber (2011)
  10. If I Stay by Gayle Forman (2010)
  11. Ascendant by Diana Peterfreund (2010)
  12. Across the Universe by Beth Revis (2011)


  1. Masquerade by Melissa de la Cruz (2007)
  2. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins (2010)

Series started before 2013:

  1. The Litter of the Law (Mrs. Murphy #21) by Rita Mae Brown
  2. River Marked (Mercy Thompson #6) by Patricia Briggs
  3. Bloodline (Sigma Force #8) by James Rollins
  4. Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver
  5. Hidden (Firelight #3) by Sophie Jordan
  6. Lover Unleashed, Lover Reborn, Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood #9-11) by J.R. Ward

Series started during 2013:

  1. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
    • Across the Universe
    • A Million Suns
    • Shades of Earth
  2. Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
    • Clockwork Angel
    • Clockwork Prince
    • Clockwork Princess
  3. Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress #1) by Jeaniene Frost
  4. All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness
    • A Discovery of Witches
    • Shadow of Night
  5. Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
    • Cinder
    • Scarlet
  6. The Passage by Justin Cronin
    • The Passage
    • The Twelve
  7. Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper

  1. Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 1 by Conor McCreery
  2. Kill Shakespeare, Vol. 2 by Conor McCreery
  3. Promethea, Vol. 1 by Alan Moore
  4. Carbon Grey, Vol. 1 by Paul Gardner and Khari Evans
  5. Captain Swing, Vol. 1 by Warren Ellis
  6. Hatter M by Frank Beddor
  7. Boondock Saints: In Nomine Patris by Troy Duffy and J.B. Love
  8. Oz: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Eric Shanower
  9. Oz: The Marvelous Land of Oz by Eric Shanower
  10. The Unwritten, Vol. 1 by Mike Carey
  11. Think Tank, Vol. 1 by Matt Hawkins
  12. Elephantmen, Vol. 0 by Richard Starkings

  1. Changeless by Gail Carriger
  2. Blameless by Gail Carriger
  3. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
  4. Evernight by Claudia Gray
  5. The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
  6. Heist Society by Ally Carter
  7. The Falling Machine by Andrew Mayer
  8. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
  9. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  10. Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
  11. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
  12. The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
  13. My Fair Lazy by Jen Lancaster
  14. Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
  15. Immortal by Gillian Shields
  16. Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
  17. Native Star by M.K. Hobson
  18. Goliath by Scott Westerfeld
  19. Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr
  20. Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr
  21. Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr
  22. Darkest Mercy by Melissa Marr
  23. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  24. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  25. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
  26. Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh
  27. White Cat by Holly Black
  28. Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
  29. Storm Front by Jim Butcher
  30. River Marked by Patricia Briggs
  31. Bloodline by James Rollins
  32. Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep
  33. Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
  34. Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning
  35. Faefever by Karen Marie Moning
  36. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning
  37. Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  38. Night Pleasures by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  39. Night Embrace by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  40. Dance with the Devil by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  41. Under Wraps by Hannah Jayne
  42. Under Attack by Hannah Jayne
  43. Havoc by Jeff Sampson
  44. The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  45. The Ghost and the Goth by Stacey Kade
  46. Masquerade by Melissa de la Cruz
  47. A Breath of Eyre by Eve Marie Mont
  48. Wither by Lauren DeStefano
  49. If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  50. Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev

Required categories:

  1. 19th Century: Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë (1847)
  2. 20th Century: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
  3. Pre-18th or 18th Century: Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1782)
  4. Relating to the African-American experience: Native Son by Richard Wright
  5. Classic adventure: The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
  6. Animals as characters or in the title: Watership Down by Richard Adams

Optional categories:

  1. Re-read: Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  2. Russian literature: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
  3. Non-fiction: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown
  4. Children’s or Young Adult: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  5. Short stories: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

  1. Adventure – The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  2. Auto-Biography/Biography – You’re Not Doing It Right by Michael Ian Black
  3. Chick-Lit – Austenland by Shannon Hale
  4. Childrens Book – Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper
  5. Classics – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  6. Cyberpunk – Coda by Emma Trevayne
  7. Drama – August: Osage County by Tracy Letts
  8. Dystopian – The Elite by Kiera Cass
  9. Educational – Quiet by Susan Cain
  10. Erotica – Bared to You by Sylvia Day
  11. Espionage – The Athena Project by Brad Thor
  12. Fantasy – The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
  13. Graphic Novels – Oz: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Eric Shanower
  14. Gothic – Immortal by Gillian Shields
  15. Hard-Boiled – Storm Front by Jim Butcher
  16. Historical Fiction – The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye
  17. Horror – The Twelve by Justin Cronin
  18. Humour – My Fair Lazy by Jen Lancaster
  19. Literary Fiction – Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
  20. Magical Realism – The Arrivals by Melissa Marr
  21. Mystery – Deadly Politics by Maggie Sefton
  22. Noir – White Cat by Holly Black
  23. Non Fiction – Around the Writer’s Block by Rosanne Bane
  24. Paranormal – Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh
  25. Philosophical – The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  26. Poetry – Sonnets by William Shakespeare
  27. Post-Apocalyptic – The Twelve by Justin Cronin
  28. Romance – Lover at Last by J.R. Ward
  29. Science Fiction – Across the Universe by Beth Revis
  30. Steampunk – The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
  31. Supernatural – Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
  32. Thriller – Bloodline by James Rollins
  33. True Crime – The Invention of Murder by Judith Flanders
  34. Urban Fantasy – River Marked by Patricia Briggs
  35. Victorian – Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger
  36. Young Adult – The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller

  1. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  2. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  3. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
  4. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  6. One Day by David Nicholls

  1. A Conspiracy of Alchemists by Liesel Schwarz
  2. Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger
  3. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
  4. The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
  5. Changeless by Gail Carriger


  1. Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep
  2. Phoenix Rising by Philippa Ballantine
  3. Wicked as They Come by Delilah S. Dawson
  4. Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber
  5. Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel
  6. Street Magic by Caitlin Kittredge
  7. Taken by the Others by Jess Haines
  8. Heart of the Wolf by Terry Spear

  1. Splintered by A.G. Howard
  2. Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway
  3. Coda by Emma Trevayne
  4. Pantomime by Laura Lam
  5. Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson
  6. Prophecy of Oz by Megan Shan
  7. The Cadet of Tildor by Alex Lidell
  8. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke
  9. The Beautiful and the Cursed by Page Morgan
  10. Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger
  11. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
  12. The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller

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