Saturday, December 1, 2012

Eclectic Reader 2013


Join in:

  • The challenge will run from January 1st to December 31st 2013. Participants may join at any time up until December 1st 2013
  • Create a blog post committing to  your participation in this challenge.
*  If you don’t have a blog you are still welcome to sign up. You can create a shelf for the challenge at Goodreads or LibraryThing or a similar site Just include your name and a link to your shelf.
  • Post your name, blog name, and the direct link to your challenge post in the Linky using the link below

Click here to enter your link to sign up for the challenge

  • Select, read and review a book from each genre listed below during the year for a total of 12 books. A book may be in print, electronic or audio format.
*  You can choose your books as you go or create a list in advance. You may combine this challenge with others if you wish.
*  Where a book is identified by more than one genre eg historical romance, it may only count for either the historical fiction or romantic fiction genres – not both.
*  You can read your chosen titles in any order, at any pace, just complete the challenge by December 21st 2013 to be eligible for the prize drawing.


  1. Translated fiction:  The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  2. Historical mystery: The 15th Star by Lisa Grace
  3. Romantic suspense:  The Detective's Secret Daughter by Rachelle McCalla
  4. Made into a movie:  You Belong to Me by Mary Higgins Clark
  5. New Adult:  Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot
  6. Urban Fantasy:  Staying Dead by Laura Anne Gilman
  7. Dystopian: Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  8. Memoir: Homeless in Hawaii by E. C. Stilson
  9. LGBT: Chase of a Lifetime by Ryan Field
  10. Action Adventure: Russian Roulette (Dev Haskell- Private Investigator Case 1) by Mike Faricy
  11. Humour:  Quite Honestly by John Mortimer
  12. Published in 2013: One Hot Murder by Lorraine Bartlett
  • Each time you read and review a book as part of this challenge, make sure you identify it by adding either a direct statement  and /or the challenge image badge to the post.
  • Share your review with other challenge participants by posting your name/blog name and title of the book with a direct link to your review in the Linky.

Click here to enter your link to your reviews

Please take the time to visit a few links and leave a comment!

All participants that complete the challenge by December 31st 2012 will be eligible to win a book of their choice to the value of $15AUD from or a $10US Amazon gift card or paypal funds of  US$10 to be drawn via Jan  2014.

Click here to enter your link when you have completed the challenge!

1 comment:

  1. Hi!
    I just wanted to stop by and welcome you to the Eclectic Reader Challenge and wish you good luck!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out