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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Chills and Thrills #ReadingCram Day 7--Twitter Synopsis Challenge

Haven't signed up for the readathon yet? You still can! There will be prizes everyday, and all you have to do is to win is to participate! Sign up HERE

Reading Progress:

Day 1
Feed by Mira Grant--295 pages
Ever After High: The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale--336 pages--FINISHED

Day 2
The Queen of Zombie Hearts by Gena Showalter--107 pages

Feed by Mira Grant--134 pages

Day 3
Feed by Mira Grant--170 pages--FINISHED

Day 4
The Queen of Zombie Hearts by Gena Showalter--357 pages--FINISHED
The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey--102 pages

Undeadly by Michele Vail--147 pages

Day 5
The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey--116 pages
Undeadly by Michele Vail--125 pages--FINISHED

Day 6
The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancy--95 pages

TOTAL PAGES READ: 1,984 pages

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Twitter Synopsis Challenge

For this challenge, pick any scary book and write a synopsis for it that is 140 characters or less. Post on Twitter, your blog, or any social media.


After pledging herself to Anubis in a dream, Molly has become a powerful reaper, and is sent to Nekyia Academy to master her art as a reaper.

Enter the challenge and giveaway HERE

There will also be tons of stuff happening on Twitter at #readingcram, so make sure to check it out!

What are you all reading right now?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Chills and Thrills #ReadingCram Day 5--Spell It Out Challenge


Haven't signed up for the readathon yet? You still can! There will be prizes everyday, and all you have to do is to win is to participate! Sign up HERE

Reading Progress:

Day 1
Feed by Mira Grant--295 pages
Ever After High: The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale--336 pages--FINISHED

Day 2
The Queen of Zombie Hearts by Gena Showalter--107 pages

Feed by Mira Grant--134 pages

Day 3
Feed by Mira Grant--170 pages--FINISHED

Day 4
The Queen of Zombie Hearts by Gena Showalter--357 pages--FINISHED
The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey--102 pages

Undeadly by Michele Vail--147 pages

TOTAL PAGES READ: 1,648 pages

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Spell It Out Challenge

Pick one of the following words: Ghost, Witch, Zombie, Howl or chose your own spooky word and using each letter, find a title of a book you've read this year to "spell it out." X and Z may appear anywhere in the title. 
Example:
G  Graceling by Kristin Cashore
H  Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
O  Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
S  Sanctum by Sarah Fine
T  Timebound by Rysa Walker

Z  The Queen of Zombie Hearts
O  Olive Kitteredge
M  Monsters of Men
B  Bruiser 
I   Incarnate
E  Escaping Reality: The Secret Life of Amy Bensen

Enter the Challenge and Giveaway HERE

Oct. 29 – Scary Make-Up Challenge, Hosted by LITTLE RED READER

Oct. 30 – Twitter Synopsis Challenge, Hosted by KellysBookSpill

Oct. 31 – Wrap Up challenge with Costume challenge (optional), Hosted byDANASQUARE

There will also be tons of stuff happening on Twitter at #readingcram, so make sure to check it out!

What are you all reading right now?

Monday, October 27, 2014

Chills and Thrills ReadingCram Day 4--Song Challenge


If you haven't signed up for this amazing Halloween readathon yet, you still can HERE

My Progress:

Day 1
Feed by Mira Grant--295 pages
Ever After High: The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale--336 pages--FINISHED

Day 2
The Queen of Zombie Hearts by Gena Showalter--107 pages

Feed by Mira Grant--134 pages

Day 3
Feed by Mira Grant--170 pages--FINISHED

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Song Challenge

For the challenge, pick any of your creepy reads and pick a song that best describes the book, or make a playlist for the book. 

I chose The White Rabbit Chonicles by Gena Showalter. I'm currently reading the last book, Queen of Zombie Hearts. This playlist is meant to encompass the whole trilogy. Enjoy!






Enter the challenge and giveaway HERE

What Are You Reading Monday 10/27


Welcome to It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading!  This is a meme done by Book Journey.  This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will come from!

Friday kicked off the Chills and Thrills #ReadingCram Readathon, so I've been busy trying to read! 

Books I Finished This Week






Feed by Mira Grant--4 stars
Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness--5 stars
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater--5 stars
Snowscape by Patrick Ness--5 stars
The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale--4 stars

Really good reading week!

What's Up This Week


I'm going to keep plugging away on my TBR for the readathon!

Currently Reading


If you haven't joined the Chills and Thrills Reading Cram 2.0, you still can! Click HERE to sign up

Have a great week everyone!!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Chills and Thrills #ReadingCram Readathon Day 2--Teaser Challenge


If you haven't signed up for this amazing Halloween readathon yet, you still can HERE

My Progress:

Day 1
Feed by Mira Grant--295 pages
Ever After High: The Unfairest of Them All by Shannon Hale--336 pages--FINISHED

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Teaser Challenge

So here’s what you got to do: 
Randomly open the book you are reading and post 2 sentences from the read ADDING 3 spooky/Halloween words of your choosing into the teaser! Make sure to share with us via Twitter using the #READINGCRAM OR post to your blog, booktube or anything else!


"By the way, this is a zombie girls-only deadly slumber party. Vampire Boys are not invited. 

Enter this challenge and be entered in the daily giveaway HERE

And don't forget to check out the challenges every day for a chance for more prizes! 

Oct. 26 – A re-creation of a book title and/or book cover (re-creating in whatever way, drawing, acting, a photo, painting, etc). Like Fangirl is fanggirl. Hosted by MySeryniti

Oct. 27 – Song Challenge, Hosted by Book Escape Reviews

Oct. 28 – Spell it out Challenge, Hosted by Rachel @ A PERFECTION CALLED BOOKS

Oct. 29 – Scary Make-Up Challenge, Hosted by LITTLE RED READER

Oct. 30 – Twitter Synopsis Challenge, Hosted by KellysBookSpill

Oct. 31 – Wrap Up challenge with Costume challenge (optional), Hosted byDANASQUARE

There will also be tons of stuff happening on Twitter at #readingcram, so make sure to check it out!

What are you all reading right now?

Friday, October 24, 2014

Chills and Thrills Reading Cram Day 1--TBR Challenge


Its finally time! Time to read some spooky and scary! Okay, actually I've sort of been doing this all month,  but now is the time I'm going to amp it up!

Today's Challenge is the TBR Challenge. I have a HUGE list of books to choose from. I won't be reading all of these, my goal is 10 books for the readathon, but we'll see!


The book you can't see at the bottom is Bloodlines by Richelle Mead.

So excited for this! Last night I started Feed by Mira Grant, and I've already read 84 pages!

Haven't signed up for the readathon yet? You still can! There will be prizes everyday, and all you have to do is to win is to participate! Sign up HERE

Today's Challenge and Giveaway is hosted by Becoming Books! Enter the giveaway HERE

And don't forget to check out the challenges every day for a chance for more prizes! 

Oct. 25 – Teaser Challenge, Hosted by Andrew @ EndlesslyReading

Oct. 26 – A re-creation of a book title and/or book cover (re-creating in whatever way, drawing, acting, a photo, painting, etc). Like Fangirl is fanggirl. Hosted by MySeryniti

Oct. 27 – Song Challenge, Hosted by Book Escape Reviews

Oct. 28 – Spell it out Challenge, Hosted by Rachel @ A PERFECTION CALLED BOOKS

Oct. 29 – Scary Make-Up Challenge, Hosted by LITTLE RED READER

Oct. 30 – Twitter Synopsis Challenge, Hosted by KellysBookSpill

Oct. 31 – Wrap Up challenge with Costume challenge (optional), Hosted byDANASQUARE

There will also be tons of stuff happening on Twitter at #readingcram, so make sure to check it out!

What are you all reading right now?

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Top Ten Tuesday--New Series I Want To Start Reading


Top Ten Tuesday is done by The Broke and the Bookish Click to join in the fun!

Top Ten Series I Want To Start Reading

10.  Splintered by A.G. Howard


Anything Alice in Wonderland intrigues me. Plus, just look at those covers!

9.  Immortal City by Scott Speer


My friend, Jen, recommends these reads! Love the concept of angels in this one, totally unique!

8. The Luxe by Anna Godberson


 I've heard nothing but good things about these books. Plus, I love historical fiction.

7. Seven Realms by Cinda Williams Chima


Fantasy. Need I say more?

6. Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes


Another fantasy. Enough said.

5. Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger


Another recommend from my friend Jen. Really interesting concept too.

4. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini


Another recommend from Jen. And mythology. *Grabby hands*

3. Shadow Falls by C.C. Hunter


I've had these on my TBR forever, but I recently met C.C. Hunter at UtopYA in Nashville, and she was lovely! So they have been bumped up the list!

2. Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin


I've heard AMAZING things about these books. Been wanting to read them since the first book released!

1. Bloodlines by Richelle Mead


I LOVED Vampire Academy, and I can't wait to see where this spin off goes! 

That's my top ten! Thoughts or comments? Leave them below!