30 July 2012

NetGalley Knockout Challenge!

I stumbled upon this great August reading challenge and it seemed perfect for the back-to-school month! I have a lot of really great digital review copies from NetGalley that I would like to get read and reviewed so...why not?

Here's the deal from the host's blog (Goldilox and the Three Weres):

Pledge to read those books from your Netgalley and Edelweiss egalleys during the month of August by entering your blog on the linky below!

The books you read do not have to be released in August. They can be already released, released in August, or released later than August.
So...I don't actually know how many books I will get read in August as I'm starting a new job (YAY!), but I'm totally willing to give it a go! (And some expire VERY soon!!) Here's my list of NetGalley books that will be on the challenge TBR list:

  1. Spellcaster by Cara Lynn Schultz
  2. The Wicked and the Just by J. Anderson Coates
  3. The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa
  4. The Girl in the Park by Mariah Frederick
  5. The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry
  6. Shadow & Bone by Leigh Bardugo
  7. Struck by Jennifer Bosworth
  8. Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown
  9. Dark Companion by Marta Acosta
  10. Long Lankin by Lindsey Barraclough
  11. Quarantine: The Loners by Lex Thomas
  12. Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
  13. The Goddess Legacy by Aimee Carter
  14. Between You and Me by Marisa Calin
  15. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
  16. Glitch by Heather Anastasiu
  17. Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lazear
  18. OMGqueer by multiple authors
  19. The Demon Catchers of Milan by Kat Beyer
  20. Confessions of an Angry Girl by Louise Rozett
  21. Speechless by Hannah Harrington
  22. Inbetween by Tara Fuller
  23. Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama
  24. Silver by Talia Vance
  25. Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan
  26. Personal Effects by E.M. Kokie
  27. Daylight Saving by Edward Hogan
  28. Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff
  29. Yesterday by C. K. Kelly Martin
  30. Dearly, Beloved by Lia Habel
  31. Skylark by Megan Spooner
  32. The Curiosities
  33. League of Strays by L.B. Schulman
  34. Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kirstin Cronin-Mills
  35. The Opposite of Hallelujah by Anna Jarzab
  36. Diverse Energies by multiple authors
  37. Midnight City by J. Barton Mitchell
  38. Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill
  39. The Dead and Buried by Kim Harrington
  40. The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa
Hahahaa...seeing that list all written out...OUCH.  They are in pub date order, so that is generally the order that I try to tackle them in, but this time I'm in pursuit of new books for my high schoolers so I'll probably start with the ones I think will most appeal to them. :)  My GOAL will be to read at least 15 of these in August. Lofty? Perhaps...


Amy Fournier said...

Wow, I thought my NetGalley list was huge. Now I don't feel so bad about the amount that I have lol. Good luck with your goal. You can do it!! :)

Jessi said...

Lol, yeah...this post was a bit...EMBARRASSING to write and post. I'm SO far behind...and usually I don't look at the whole list at one time because it's so overwhelming!

Christen said...

WOW! You're list is intimidating - it's a good thing you joined this challenge! Good luck! :)

<3 Goldilox

Claire said...

Firstly, I just want to say your blog design is gorgeous! I love it!

Also, your list is long, but don't feel too embarrassed! I'm sure all of us (I know I have!) have let ours get away a bit! - My review pile isn't so big, it's all the books I have bought over the past year, sitting in my shelf unread that is embarrassingly messive!

Good luck :) New follower!

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