2014 Reading & Blogging Resolutions

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Welcome to my new year resolutions. Its a bit late, but better late than never I suppose ;)

Reading

  • I will complete my Goodreads challenge of reading 80 books this year.
  • Read at least 10 adult novels.
  • Read at least 5 classics.
  • Read at least 5 different mangas/graphic novels.
  • Read at least 10 books that have been turned into movies/series, watch their movie/series counter parts, and review them both.
  • Read at least 10 books that have been on my TBR shelf for more than a year.
  • Debut Author Challenge: Reading at least 12 books by a debut author.
  • Reread at least 3 books.
  • Read things I feel I will enjoy rather than feel might be ok.
  • Only read one NetGalley book at a time.
  • Read at least 5 books that fall into genres that I do not normally read.

Blogging

  • Update the look of the blog. As you can see, I have started this.
  • Toy around with better names for the blog.
  • Participate in more challenges/memes/tags.
  • Be more active in our book blogging/vlogging community.
  • From this day forth, I will put up a post every three days!

Progress

Goodreads: 20/80

Adult Novels:

  1. A Game of Thrones [Song of Ice and Fire 1] by George R.R. Martin

Classics: 

  1. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  2. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  3. Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
  4. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  5. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Manga/Graphic Novel:

  1. The Dream Hunters [The Sandman 11] by Neil Gaiman
  2. Vampire Knight: Blue Ice by Matsuri Hino
  3. Captive Heart [Vol. 1] by Masturi Hino
  4. Arcana [Vol. 1] by So-Young Lee
  5. Pet Shop of Horrors [Vol 1] by Matsuri Akino

Movie Adaptations:

  1. The Horse Whisperer – Book/Movie
  2. Pay it Forward – Book/Movie
  3. Vampire Knight – Manga/Anime
  4. Nana – Manga/Anime
  5. Rozen Maiden – Manga/Anime
  6. True Crime – Book/Movie
  7. Looking for Alibrandi – Book/Movie
  8. The Outsiders – Book/Movie
  9. Fallen – Book/Movie
  10.  The Thirteenth Tale – Book/Movie

TBR Shelf:

  1. Living Dead in Dallas [Sookie Stackhouse 2] by Charlaine Harris
  2. Club Dead [Sookie Stackhouse 3] by Charlaine Harris
  3. Dead to the World [Sookie Stackhouse 4] by Charlaine Harris
  4. Dead as a Doornail  [Sookie Stackhouse 5] by Charlaine Harris
  5. Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
  6. Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
  7. Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
  8. Anita Blake Vampire Hunter by Laurell K. Hamilton
  9. Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow
  10. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia

Debut Author:

  1. Where You’ll Find Me by Erin Fletcher

Reread: 

  1. The Host by Stephanie Meyer
  2. On The Jellicoe  Road by Melina Marchetta
  3. Passion by Lauren Kate

Different Genre:

  1. Across the Universe by Beth Revis

KEY:

Pink = Review Pending.

Black = Waiting to be read

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