Sunday, 13 November 2011

2012 TBR Pile Reading Challenge!

Welcome to the 2012 TBR Pile Reading Challenge!

So yes! 2012 is going to be an awesome year for me (Donna). I am hosting along side 9 other bloggers and taking part in this awesome challenge....and there's even books to WIN! Want the details? Read below:

Challenge Guidelines:
  • This challenge will run from Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012.
  • As we would like to see quality reviews linked up to our monthly wrap-ups, only bloggers can enter. Sorry about that!
  • Any genre, length or format of book counts, as long as it is a book that's been sitting on your shelf for some time now. Only books released in 2011 and earlier! NO ARCs and 2012 fresh-off-the-press releases allowed!
  • You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap-up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you.
  • When you sign up in the linky, put the direct link to your post about joining the 2012 TBR PILE Reading Challenge (You need to include the info + host list + challenge button. You can also grab the button code and add it to your sidebar!)
  • You can move up levels, but no moving down.
  • Sign-ups will be open until Dec 15, 2012, so feel free to join at any time throughout the year.
  • At the end of each month one of the hosts will post a wrap-up. Every wrap-up will have it's unique theme, a mini-challenge, a giveaway and place for you to link up your reviews from this month. For each review you link up, you will get one entry in a drawing of one book of choice from Book Depository. It's open to INTERNATIONALS. For participating in the mini-challenge you'll get +1 entry in the giveaway.
  • If you miss a wrap-up post + giveaway, you can link up your reviews next month. Do not, however, try to link up one review twice - we will be checking ;)
  • December is a wrap-up for the whole year. All the book reviews you linked up January-November + the ones you'll link up in December will be entered into a HUGE giveaway - 12 books, 12 winners, INTERNATIONAL.
  • You don't have to follow all the hosts to join the challenge, but you do have to follow all of us to be entered in giveaways!  
Levels
1-10 - A Firm Handshake
11-20 - A Friendly Hug
21-30 - A Sweet Kiss
31-40 - Love At First Sight - This is my target - Wish me luck!
Schedule:
January - Donna (Theme: Let It Snow + Book Cover Challenge)
February - Nicole (Theme: Un-requited Love/Love Gone Wrong + Advice Column Challenge)
March - Rie (Theme: Green or Pinched + Green Cover Challenge)
April - Bonnie (Theme: Easter + Mini Challenge)
May - Christa (Theme: MayDay - Disaster Books! + Cover Disaster Challenge)
June - Jenna (Theme: Camping + Sentence Challenge)
July - Rie (Theme: International Day + Cover Comparison Challenge)
August - Angel (Theme: Summer Memories + Send Your Fav Character On Vacation Challenge)
September - Nicole (Theme: Life Changing Books + Mini Challenge)
October - Caitlin (Theme: Thanksgiving Theme + Share-A-Book Challenge)
November - Vicky (Theme: Spooky Halloween + Book Puzzle Challenge)
December - Evie (Theme: Xmas Bliss + Book Bachelor Challenge)

Here's what I'm planning on reading during the challenge:

* The Need Series (Book 1 - 3) by Carrie Jones
*Isle of Night by Veronica Wolfe
*Touch by Jus Accardo - See Review
* Flying Blind by Deborah Cooke
* Divergent by Veronica Roth
* Wither by Lauren DeStefano
* Forbidden by Megan Curd - See Review
* Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
* Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
* The Shifters Series (Book 1 - 6) by Rachel Vincent
* MORE TO COME SOON!

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If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at bookpassion11@gmail.com. If you'd like to join...fill out the linksy form below. More news coming soon!

60 comments:

Chrystal said...

Just signed up for the challenge. Nice to meet you - your blog is wonderful! :)

jesspoole said...

Reading 'Anna' right now! I love this challenge idea :) SO excited!

Vicky said...

Thanks for signing up! :) It's going to be fun!

Jessi said...

This is such a great challenge idea! I can't wait for 2012 already. I'm glad to have found your blog. I'm following you now! :)

Natasha @ Paranormal Goddess [Book blog] said...

I love your book challenge, thanks for the heads up about it. I just signed up my blog and also wow I'm loving the graphics, very pretty and they will look perfect on my blog :) Cant wait for 2012 to start - ♥ -

Ria said...

I'd be more than happy to sign up for this challenge, but I just have one question first. You say no ARCs, but what if I have ARCs for books that were still released in 2011? Would they count toward the challenge, or would the fact that it's an ARC at all exempt it?

My keeper shelf said...

Yay! I finally signed up. Great idea Donna.

jesspoole said...

Hey Donna! I see you are first up for the monthly wrap up, any idea when you will get it posted? I'm excited to see what the challenge will be!
Jessica@Immabookworm

Book Passion for Life said...

Hey Jess! The wrap up post will be on January 31st!!! :) ~ Donna

ooksaidthelibrarian said...

I may not be able to get to a computer tomorrow so does that mean I will miss the chance to be in this month's wrap-up post? Can we post our links on the day after?

Mel - Thedailyprophecy. said...

Just wanted to let you know that I'm a new follower. I like your blog ^^

Jenny said...

Hi, I'm just joining the challenge! I've just revived my book blog and this is an excellent challenge for me to have a go at! I love your blog too, fab content and great design. Lovely yo see another UK book blogger too :-)
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