Wednesday, November 28, 2012

2013 Genre Variety Challenge


The Genre Variety Reading Challenge is being hosted by Faye at A Daydreamer's Thoughts. This is the first year ever for this challenge and I am super pumped to be participating! If you would like to participate, just read further for more information. The following is copied straight from A Daydreamer's Thoughts.

The challenge is to read a large variety of genres within one year.

Important Info;
- Runs from January 1st 2013 until December 31st 2013. Sign ups will be open until December 1st 2013.
- There are five levels to challenge yourself too. You may move up a level but not go down a level. These are all outlined below. Please mention in your sign up post which level you will aim for.
- The genres you choose to read are up to you. As long as every book is different, whichever genre you wish to read you can.
- Every month there will be a post on this blog to link up to your update post / review(s)
- There will be a giveaway at the end of the challenge, and maybe a few within the year but these are TBD.
- To sign up, you will need to write a post saying which level you are challenging yourself too and then use the linky list. Non-Bloggers may post in the comments of this post.
- Any book formats are accepted.
- Novellas and Novels are all accepted for this challenge.
- YA, NA and Adult books all count towards this challenge.
- New sub-genres are accepted. (for example, paranormal-romance, or historical-romance)

Levels;
- Careful; 6 different genres, 6 books
- Cautious; 12 different genres, 12 books
- Branching; 18 different genres, 18 books
- Avid Reader; 24 different genres, 24 books
- Champion; 30 different genres, 30 books

Categories;

This is just a list of the vast variety of genres you have to choose from. I have probably missed a lot, so feel free to branch off from this. These are just suggestions.
Contemporary

Historical
Paranormal
Fantasy
Romance
Sci-Fi
Crime
Thriller
Adventure
Non-Fiction
Women’s Fiction
Chick-Lit
Dystopian
Epic Fantasy
Western
Comedy
Horror
MANfiction
Self-Help
Biography
Auto-biography
Religious
Fairy Tales
Classics
Erotica
Short Stories
Travel Guides


Ok. I am going to be starting out at the CAREFUL level of 6 different genres/books. 
I will increase my level if necessary, but baby steps is my style. LOL

Hope to see you sign up HERE at A Daydreamer's Thoughts.
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