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Reading Challenge 2015

So as part of my reading goal for 2015, I have decided to take part in a reading challenge that I found on the Under the Covers blog.

 

Romance Roundabout Reading Challenge

 

http://www.underthecoversbookblog.com/2014/12/romance-roundabout-challenge-sign-ups.html

 

These are the categories that the ladies at Under the Covers gave:

Paranormal Romance

Urban Fantasy

Young Adult

New Adult

Erotic Romance

Sci Fi Romance

Historical Romance

Steampunk

Contemporary Romance

Romantic Suspense

LGBT

Fantasy Romance

I am however modifying this challenge a bit. I think that contemporary romance is too broad of a genre. And since this is a romance sub genre reading challenge I decided that I’m going to add in a few things like military romance, biker romance, rocker romance.  I also do not read young adult so I am taking that out.   So is this really putting more read in me?  No, I see this challenge as a great way to not only keep me on my toes in my reading, but to keep me more organized as well.

 

Paranormal Romance

Urban Fantasy

Rocker Romance

New Adult

Erotic Romance

Sci Fi Romance

Historical Romance

Steampunk

Contemporary Romance

Romantic Suspense

LGBT

Fantasy Romance

Biker Romance

Military Romance

Cowboy Romance

Now we are to choose 1, 3 or 5 books for each category.  I am gonna go with a minimum of 3 per category.  However I feel that number with be much higher.  I am also going to make a page here on the blog tho keep track of my progress.  Good luck to everyone in your reading this year!!

deana

Ink Reunited

InkReunited_150Ink Reunited By: Carrie Ann Ryan

From the streets of New Orleans and the heat of Midnight Ink, comes the happy ever after for a character whose story was begged to be told.

Sassy Bordeaux is the Midnight Ink receptionist, honorary godmother, best friend to many, and matchmaker expert. In the past two months, she’s watched eight couples fall in love, make mistakes, and find their happy endings. Though she might have had hand in each of those, she’s yet to find the peace she’s desired. When the men from her past come into Midnight Ink, she’s forced to face what she left behind and what could happen if she lets go of her pain and finds a future she deserves.

Rafe Chavez and Ian Steele remember their time with Sassy like it was yesterday, yet have worked hard to move on. Or at least try to. Now they’re both back in New Orleans for the woman they loved and for the connection they shared with each other. It will take more than the usual groveling, pleading and begging for these three to overcome their history, but once they take that step, the streets of New Orleans will never be the same.

review4 Stars

I just love everything about Sassy!  From when I first read about her in the stories in Midnight Ink, I knew there was something more too why I liked her so much.   Sassy is not just her name, it’s who she is.  She has a commanding presence.  She has a wonderful heart and can see the good in people.  She is also one hell of a matchmaker. She will sacrifice herself for the good of others.  Sassy is one of those people that you just can’t help but to like.

Carrie Ann Ryan delivers Sassy story with the powerful emotions that she is known for.  Giving her not just one, but two loves pulls at your heart string even more.  Combining three people from different paths in life falling in love, parting and trying reuniting their passion had me holding back the tears.  How could Sassy not love both Ian and Rafe, they both have quality that will make your smile and touch your soul.

A sassy love story that pulls at your heart!

An e-copy of this book was provided by the publisher for an honest review!

Dark-Hunter Reading Challenge

I am a huge Dark Hunter fan!  Sherrilyn Kenyon was one of the first PNR authors that I discovered.  I fell in love and devoured the series. I even have my very own bow and arrow tattoo!!!  When I started reading about the Dark-Hunters, Ash’s book has been out a few months.  Needless to say I had a lot of reading to do.  I read 9 books in 2 weeks.  That was a record for me at the time.  I have read every book, some more than once.  If you count all the short stories, there are thirty-two stories in this series to date.

When I finished reading Styxx’s book, I was almost floored.  I loved the book so much it made me want to go back from the beginning and get lost in this adventure all over again.  So I decided to make my own reading challenge this year!

Welcome to my Dark-Hunter reading challenge!

1.     FANTASY LOVER

2.     DRAGONSWAN

3.     NIGHT PLEASURES

4.     NIGHT EMBRACE

5.     PHANTON LOVER

6.     A DARK-HUNTER CHRISTMAS

7.     DANCE WITH THE DEVIL

8.     KISS OF THE NIGHT

9.     NIGHT PLAY

10.WINTER BORN

11.SEZIE THE NIGHT

12.SINS OF THE NIGHT

13.SECOND CHANCES

14.UNLEASH THE NIGHT

15.DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

16.A HARD DAYS NIGHT SERCHER

17.UNTIL DEATH WE DO PART

18.THE DREAM HUNTER

19.FEAR THE DARKNESS

20.DEVIL MAY CRY

21.UPON THE MIDNIGHT CLEAR

22.DREAM CHASER

23.ASHERON

24.WHERE ANGEL FEAR TO TREAD

25.SHADOW OF THE MOON

26.ONE SLIENT NIGHT

27.DREAM WARRIOR

28.BAD MOON RAISING

29.NO MERCY

30.RETRIBUTION

31.THE GUARDIAN

32.TIME UNTIME

33.STYXX

The goal is to read all the Dark-Hunter books including the shorts in order this year. With a series this big, sometimes you need to go back, revisit a few people and remember how events have unfolded.

According to www.dark-hunter.com and www.wikipedia.com this is the reading order:

 


I have made a page on my blog under Reading Challenges to keep track of my progress.  I will also blog about each book.  This is going to be such a fun challenge.  To go back and meet all the Dark, Dream and Were Hunters all over again.  I can’t wait to fall in love all over again!

So if you are a Dark-Hunter lover and wanting to partake in this challenge. Leave a comment below.  Sorry peeps, I am new to the blogging world and don’t know how to make one of those awesome button thingies yet. LOL!  Make a shelf on your goodread.com or booklike.com page and put a link to it in your comment.  Those of you who complete the challenge, I will put you in a drawing for some Dark-Hunter swag!!