Bookworm Santa Reveal

My Bookworm Santa Reveal!

This was my first event like this. It was so fun to buy stuff for someone and send it to them. I enjoyed playing a Secret Santa! :) It was also fun not knowing who had me and what they would choose to send. I had some great books on my wish list!

A huge thank you to Michelle from Book Briefs and Bree from The Magic Attic for hosting and organizing My Bookworm Santa. 116 participants is a lot to pair up!

What I Received
My Bookworm Santa sent me...
Delirium by Lauren Oliver

YAY!!!! I LOVED this book so very much. I am so happy to have my own copy now! The note on the gift was awesome!

Thank you to my Bookworm Santa!!!! I can't wait to find out who you are! :)

Michelle at Book Briefs also sent me a couple of amazing books that were on my list! I am so very excited about them!

Daimon & Half-Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Thank you so very much, Michelle!

What I Sent
For Kat at Katmunster Reviews

Firelight by Sophie Jordan
Signed Firelight postcard

Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick
Silence Bookmark found on Etsy (here)

I also sent Kat a magnet and necklace made by Hafsah at IceyBooks.

For Bree at The Magic Attic
I hope she got them. It's hard to tell without tracking from TBD.

Legend by Marie Lu

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

Thank you again to our hostesses, my Bookworm Santa, and Michelle!

I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas! 

Completely Contemp Challenge

For the CCC, each reader chooses how many books to read. We have books to read from 2010, 2011 and 2012. I chose to read 4 books from each year for a total of 12 Contemporary Young Adult Novels
This challenge is hosted by Shanyn at Chick Loves Lit.

2010 Books
1. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
2. It's Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han
3. Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
4. One Night That Changes Everything by Lauren Barnholdt
*Alternate book in case of a DNF is You Against Me by Jenny Downham*

2011 Books
1. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
2. I'm Not Her by Janet Gurtler
3. We'll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han
4. The Sweetest Thing by Christina Mandelski
*Alternate book in case of a DNF is Want To Go Private? by Sarah Darer Littman*

2012 Books
1. Shooting Stars by Jennifer E. Smith
2. The Statistical Probability of Love At First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
3. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
4. Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic
*Alternate book in case of a DNF is Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom*

2012 Standalone Reading Challenge

This is my current 2012 SARC reading list. I know this will probably change a dozen times...a week! The goal of this challenge is to read and review at least 15 Young Adult standalone books in 2012.

The list on Goodreads is being updated constantly. If you're aware of any books that are not standalone books or see something missing from the list, please let Hafsah or Britta know.

*These books are in no particular order. I have listed only 15, but plan to read so many more!*

 1. Struck by Jennifer Bosworth
 2. The Statistical Probability of Love At First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
 3. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
 4. Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins
 5. The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg
 6. Cracked by K.M. Walton
 7. When the Sea is Rising Red by Cat Hellisen 
 8. Fracture by Megan Miranda
 9. Ditched: A Love Story by Robin Mellom
10. Someone Else's Life by Katie Dale
11. The List by Siobhan Vivian
12. Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout
13. For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund
14. Purity by Jackson Pearce
15. In Honor by Jessi Kirby

2012 Book Challenges

For the first time ever, I will be participating in book challenges in 2012. Along with the challenges, I am finally going to blog a little bit so I can keep better track of my progress. I don't get too wordy with my book summaries, so don't expect a novel for a review here. :) We'll see how this goes!

The two challenges I have signed up for are:

I am really excited to be participating in these events for 2012. I love reading anyway, but it will be fun to give myself the challenges and stick with them.

Thank you to all of these ladies for hosting these challenges. I'm very excited to be a part of them!