May the Odds Be Ever In Your Favor

My Yearly Goals 

2016 Reading Challenge

2016 Reading Challenge
C.J. has read 0 books toward her goal of 90 books.

2015 Reading Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge
C.J. has read 8 books toward her goal of 70 books.

2014 Reading Challenge

2014 Reading Challenge
C.J. has read 1 book toward her goal of 60 books.

2013 Reading Challenge

C.J. has not entered the 2013 Reading Challenge.

2012 Reading Challenge

2012 Reading Challenge
C.J. has read 26 books toward her goal of 50 books.

My Challenges 

My goal for this challenge is 25 fantasy books!  I'll add some here that I know I'll definitely read, but others are to-be-decided!  I'm going to be strict and not include sci-fi.  


1.  The Darkest Part of the Forest  -  Holly Black 
2.  Exquisite Captive  -  Heather Demetrios 
3.  The Cure for Dreaming  -  Cat Winters
4. Magonia -  Maria Dahvana Headley 
5. Shadow Scale - Rachel Hartman 
6.  An Ember in the Ashes - Sabaa Tahir
7.  Crimson Bound - Rosamund Hodge 
8.  The Orphan Queen - Jodi Meadows 
9.  The Winner's Curse - Marie Rutkoski 
10.  A Court of Thorns and Roses - Sarah J. Maas
11.  Dream a Little Dream - Kerstin Gier
12.  The Winner's Crime - Marie Rutkowski 
13.  A Darker Shade of Magic - Victoria Schwab 

To Read

Red Queen  -  Victoria Aveyard
Hellhole - Gina Damico 
Woven - Michael Jensen 
Dreamstrider - Lindsay Smith 
Ink and Bone - Rachel Caine 
The Storyspinner - Becky Wallace 
A Wicked Thing - Rhiannon Thomas 
The Sin Eater's Daughter - Melinda Salisbury 
Snow Like Ashes - Sara Raasch 
The Girl at Midnight - Melissa Grey 
Becoming Jinn - Lori Goldstein 
Truthwitch - Susan Dennard 
Princess of Thorns - Stacey Jay 
Midnight Thief - Livia Blackburne 
Winterspell - Claire Legrand 
The Queen of the Tearling - Erika Johansen 
The Glass Casket - McCormick Templeman 
American Gods - Neil Gaiman 
Anansi Boys - Neil Gaiman 
The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman 
Thief - Megan Whalen Turner 
The Princess in the Opal Mask - Jenny Lundquist 
Ensnared - A.G. Howard 
Illusions of Fate - Kiersten White 
Sabriel - Garth Nix  
Vicious - V.E. Schwab 
The Unbound - V.E. Schwab 
Evertrue - Brodi Ashton 
These Broken Stars - Amie Kaufman 
Good Omens - Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman 
Queen of Shadows - Sarah J. Maas 
Bitterblue - Kristen Cashore 
The Islands of Chaldea - Diana Wynne Jones 



Before BEA this year, I plan to read some of the books that everyone else but me has already read.  Because I'm tired of being the only one. 

All Our Yesterdays 
Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Weingarten 

So, it's not 2014 anymore, but I'm leaving this here to remind me of these goals!  

Miss Peregrine's Home for Unusual Children -- Ransom Riggs 
(goal: read by January 14) 

Incarnate -- Jodi Meadows 
Asunder -- Jodi Meadows 
(goal:  read by January 28)  

Cinder -- Marissa Meyer
Scarlet -- Marissa Meyer 
(goal:  read by February 4) 

Shatter Me -- Tahereh Mafi 
Unravel Me -- Tahereh Mafi [read: xxx]
(goal:  read by February 4) 

Divergent -- Veronica Roth 
(goal:  read by March 21 for the movie!) 
Insurgent -- Veronica Roth 
Allegiant -- Veronica Roth 
(goal:  read by December 31) 

Blood and Starlight -- Laini Taylor 
(goal:  read by April 8) 

Shadow and Bone -- Leigh Bardugo 
Siege and Storm -- Leigh Bardugo 
(goal:  read by June 3)

Something Strange and Deadly -- Susan Dennard [read: xxx]
A Darkness Strange and Lovely -- Susan Dennard [read: xxx]
(goal:  read by July 22) 

(all below:  read by December 31!) 

City of Ashes -- Cassandra Clare 
City of Glass -- Cassandra Clare 
City of Fallen Angels -- Cassandra Clare 
City of Lost Souls -- Cassandra Clare 
City of Heavenly Fire -- Cassandra Clare 

Across the Universe -- Beth Revis 
A Million Suns -- Beth Revis 
Shades of Earth -- Beth Revis 

Crewel -- Gennifer Albin 
Altered -- Gennifer Albin 

Taken -- Erin Bowman
Frozen -- Erin Bowman 

What's Left of Me -- Kat Zhang 
Once We Were -- Kat Zhang 

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer -- Michelle Hodkins
The Evolution of Mara Dyer -- Michelle Hodkins
The Retribution of Mara Dyer -- Michelle Hodkins

Delirium -- Lauren Oliver 
Pandemonium -- Lauren Oliver 
Requiem -- Lauren Oliver 

Other Blogs 


Mental health awareness is near and dear to my heart!  For this challenge, I'll be reading the books listed below.  I will also be posting mental health related factoids, reading lists, and other tidbits to get you thinking about mental health. 

It's Kind of a Funny Story - Ned Vizzini 
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock - Matthew Quick 

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