Thursday, December 20, 2012

2013 Book Blogger Recommendation Challenge

Book bloggers are my favorite source of book recommendations. More than any other source, they consistently introduce me to books and authors that impact my life. Therefore, I have created the Book Blogger Recommendation Challenge.

 The Top 25 
  1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  2. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  3. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  5. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  6. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
  7. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  8. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  9. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
  10. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  11. Partials by Dan Wells
  12. Pawn of Prophecy, David Eddings
  13. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  14. Plague Town by Dana Fredsti
  15. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  16. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  17. The Midwife's Confession by Diane Chamberlain
  18. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  19. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
  20. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  21. Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince by J.K.Rowling
  22. Morrigan's Cross by Nora Roberts
  23. Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins
  24. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  25. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
 Click here to see the entire 2012 Book Blogger Recommendation List.

The Levels:
Level I - Read 5 books from the 2012 Book Blogger Recommendation List
Level II - Read 10 books
Level III - Read 15 books
Level IV - Read 20 books
Level V - Read 20+ books

The Rules:
  • Challenge will run January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Participants can join anytime throughout the challenge.
  • Create an intro post, linking back to this post.
  • Sign up with the Linky below. Please link to your challenge intro post, not your blog home page.
  • Chose your own books from the list. You can decide to read books only on the Top 25 list or from the entire recommendation list. You do not have to make a list of books before the challenge begins.
  • All forms of books acceptable (audiobooks, eBooks, etc.)
  • Rereads do not count towards the completion of the challenge. The challenge is about discovering books that are new to you.
  • You don't need a blog to participate.
  • Reviews, while always appreciated, are not mandatory.


  1. Hi Jennifer. the link for the entire list goes to but I can't find the list there anymore. I didn't realize you were moving blogs :) love that you are incorporating movie and Tv reviews as well into your new blog. Thanks.