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Sunday, December 9, 2012

2013 Standalone Challenge

You can sign up for the challenge HERE

The Challenge

To read 15 Young Adult and Middle Grade standalone novels in 2013 that are released in the United States between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013.

Eligible Books

-YA/MG standalone novels. This means that the book can not have an announced (sometimes sequels happen unexpectedly) sequel, prequel, follow up, etc.

-This year companion novels count towards the challenge as well. Companion novels take place in the same world as a novel but usually follows the life of a different character. It can be read independently from the book that came before it.

Released between January 1 - Decemeber 31, 2013 in the United States. If a book was previously released in another country but is being releasing in the US for the first time, it is eligible. At the same time, if you live in a country where it was previously released, but it is being released in the states for the first time - lucky you- it counts.

-Must be read in 2013 (If you own an ARC and decide to read it in 2012, it does not count)

-Can be read in any (legally) readable format: ARC, Paperback, Hardcover or e-book. Audio books do not count toward the challenge. 

Standalone Books Read:

1. Hysteria by Megan Miranda--3 stars--My Review
2. Me, Him, Them, and It by Caela Carter--4.5 stars--My Review
3. Notes From Ghost Town by Kate Ellison--5 stars--My Review
4. Speechless by Hannah Harrington--4 stars--My Review
5. Catherine by April Lindner--5 stars--My Review
6. The Reece Malcolm List--3.5 stars--My Review


  1. Just stopping by to thank you for signing up for the SARC! Best of luck to you :)

  2. Also, I think you have the sign up page going to the wrong website.


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