2011 Recap

OMG it's 2012!! SO many new goals to be set! I am pretty excited! But here is a quick recap of 2011.

CHALLENGES! I signed up for 7 Challenges and completed 4 of them. The four I didn't completed I actually am okay with. I didn't feel like reading any classics, I forgot about the contempts, and I did make a HUGE effort towards Outdoing Myself!!

3 ReTold FairyTales (3/3 Books) COMPLETED
8 The Classics Challenge (1/8 books)
5 Books off the Shelve Challenge (9/5 books) COMPLETED
103 Books in a Year/Out Do Yourself (95/103 books)
5 YA Historical Fiction Challenge (7/5 books) COMPLETED
24 Free Books Challenge (27/24 books) COMPLETED
18 Contempts Challenge (2/18 books)

BOOKS READ in 2011!! 95 books is pretty good. And there was so many favorites. My favorites are the ones with pictures beside the month!!

January (8)
1. Lost Voices by Sarah Porter (NetGalley)
2. Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison (NetGalley)
3. Cinderella: Ninja Warrior by Maureen McGowan (NetGalley)
4. The Book of Spells by Kate Brian (Chapters)
5. If you have to Cry Go Outside by Kelly Cutrone (OWN)
6. 1984 by George Owell (OWN)
7. The short second life of bree tanner by Stephenie Meyer (Co-worker)
8. Black Bulter Vol 1 by Yana Toboso (OWN)

February (8)
1. Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers (OWN)
2. Black Bulter Vol 2 by Yana Toboso (OWN)
3. Romeo X Juliet Omnibus by GONZO, William Shakespeare, COM (OWN)
4. Songs of a Humpback Whale by Jodi Picoult (OWN)
5. Tokyo Babylon, Volume 1 by CLAMP (borrowed)
6. Tokyo Babylon, Volume 2 by CLAMP (borrowed)
7. Tokyo Babylon, Volume 3 by CLAMP (borrowed)
8. Sleeping Beauty: Vampire Slayer by Maureen McGowan (NetGalley)

March (11)
1. Smuggled by Christina Shea (NetGalley)
2. Tokyo Babylon, Volume 4 and 5by CLAMP (borrowed)
3. Tokyo Babylon, Volume 6 and 7 by CLAMP (borrowed)
4. Fruits Basket, Volume 1 and 2 by Natsuki Takaya (borrowed)
5. Bumped by Megan McCafferty (NetGalley)
6. The Lightkeepers Ball by Colleen Coble (NetGalley)
7. The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter (NetGalley)
8. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen & Seth Grahame-Smith (OWN)
9. Fruits Basket, Volume 3 and 4 by Natsuki Takaya (borrowed)
10. Black Bird 1 thru 6 by Kanoko Sakurakoji (online)
11. Black Bird 7 to 26 by Kanoko Sakurakoji (online)

April (10)
1. Pearl in the Sand by Tessa Afshar (NetGalley)
2. Target by Stella Cameron (OWN)
3. The Magician's Nephew C.S. Lewis (OWN)
4. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (OWN)
5. The Horse and his Boy by C.S. Lewis (OWN)
6. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis (OWN)
7. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis (OWN)
8. The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis (OWN)
9. The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis (OWN)
10. Steam and Sorcery by Cindy Spencer Pape (NetGalley)

May (5)
1. Shimmer by Alyson Noel (OWN)
2. Wither by Lauren DeStafano (OWN)
3. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare (Co-Worker)
4. Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater (OWN)
5. The Twisted Thread by Charolette Bacon (NetGalley)

June (2)
1. The Twisted Tale of Stormy Gale by Christine Bell (NetGalley)
2. The Four Ms. Bradwells by Meg Waite Clayton (GIFT/OWN)

July (8)
1. Black Butler Vol 3 by Yana Toboso (OWN)
2. Black Butler Vol 4 by Yana Toboso (OWN)
3. Living with feet to big for a glass slipper by Lynne Tapper (publisher gift)
4. Torment by Lauren Kate (OWN)
5. Accidents of Providence by Stacia M. Brown (NetGalley)
6. Replay by Keira Lea (WON a copy/OWN)
7. The Legacy: A Novel by Katherine Webb (NetGalley)
8. Sandstorm by James Rollins (OWN)

August (7)
1. Black Butler Vol 5 by Yana Toboso (OWN)
2. Black Butler Vol 6 by Yana Toboso (OWN)
3. Tris and Izzie by Mette Ivie Harrison (NetGalley)
4. The Mephisto Covenant by Trinity Faegan (NetGalley)
5. Passion by Lauren Kate (Co-Worker)
6. Black Bird 27-28 by Kanoko Sakurakoji (online)
7. Becoming Marie Antoinette (Marie Antoinette #1) by Juliet Grey (NetGalley)

September (6)

1. Fire by Kristin Cashore (GIFT)
2. Graceling by Kristin Cashore (GIFT)
3. Say Cheese, Medusa by Kate McMullan (NetGalley)
4. Complete Without Kids by Ellen L Walker (free download, not sure where I got it actually)
5. Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (NetGalley)
6. Hamlet And Ophelia by John Marsden (OWN)

October (11)
1. Jane by April Lindner (OWN)
2. Water by Bapsi Sidhwa (OWN)
3. God's Eye by A.J. Scudiere (NetGalley)
4. Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill (OWN)
5. Jenny Pox (The Paranormals #1) by J.L. Bryan (Twitter Find)
6. Three Bags Full by Leonie Swann (OWN)
7. Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber (NetGalley)
8. Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel (NetGalley)
9. The Kissing Tree by Prudence Bice (NetGalley)
10. Spellbound: The Awakening of Aislin Collins by Margeaux Laurent (OWN)
11. Two Mood Princess by Carmen Ferreiro-Esteban (NetGalley)

November (13)
1. The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great by Eva Stachniak (NetGalley)
2. A Reluctant Queen by Joan Wolf (NetGalley)
3. A Crime Wave in a Corset by Stacy Gail (NetGalley)
4. This Winter Heart by PG Forte (NetGalley)
5. Wanted: One Scoundrel by Jenny Schwartz (NetGalley)
6. Far From Broken by JK Coi  (NetGalley)
7. 19 by Aaron Patterson (Twitter Find)
8. In Her Name: Empire by Michael R. Hicks (Twitter Find)
9. Anathema by Megg Jensen (Twitter Find)
10. Desperate Measures (A Regency Short Story) by Candice Hern (Sony EReader Website)
11. Hollowland by Amanda Hocking (Twitter Find)
12. The Help by Kathryn Stockett (OWN)
13. A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) by George R.R. Martin (EReader)

December
1. A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2) by George R.R. Martin (EReader)
2. Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods #1) by Melissa de la Cruz (EReader)
3. Masquerade (Blue Bloods #2) by Melissa de la Cruz (EReader)
4. The Taming by Teresa Toten and Eric Walters (NetGalley)
5. Desired by Ginger Garrett (NetGalley)
6. Pure by Julianna Baggott (NetGalley)

I read so many amazing books this year!!

Big Shoot out to 
Proud Book Nerd for being so supportive!!!
NetGalley and publishers for allowing me to read and review so many wonderful books
Book Club Gals for making me think more
and all the wonderful book bloggers out there!!! Mission to Read, Bookish Brunette, In the Name of Books, and so many more. 
THANK YOU 
for making my 2011 a fabulous year!!
Here's to a fabulous 2012!
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