2017 Reading Challenge Updates (Q4) – December

Well I missed posting my quarterly reading challenge update in September. Now it’s the end of the year and time to see how well I did on all those 2017 Challenges.


My Goodreads challenge reading goal was 100 and I read 187 books. Looks like this year I’m going to exceed my goal. Last year I was struggling to meet what I set, so I decreased my goal. Look’s like next year I’ll have to bump it back up.

You can swing on by my goal page to see what I’ve read.

Exceeded Goal

My Goal: Library Card on Fire: Read 50+ Books 

Number I Completed: 68

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Exceeded Goal

My Goal: Complete 50+ Books 

Number I Completed: 73

Exceeded Goal

Goal: Complete 25 Books

Number I Completed: 41

Excited All My Goals

My Goals: 
Paranormal Romance – 100 and Number I Completed: 104
Urban Fantasy – 25 and Number I Completed: 72
Contemporary Romance – 12 and Number I Completed: 33
Man I read a lot more CR this year then I expected. I wanted this year to be the year I branch out and read different types of genres, but I never expected to read 33 CR’s. WOW!!
Exceeded Goal
My Goal: 1-30 books per year: New Release Newbie 
Number I Completed: 66
This challenge is reading review books that are 4+ months past due.
I had a total of 7 past due review books to read and I completed all 7 this year. I’m all up to date and no longer have to hang my head.
This last challenge was for March only. I picked out 10 books to read and well I only got to 4 of them on my list and read 3 additional ones that where not on my list, so 7 total.

My picks for this challenge to read:

A Very Jaguar Christmas by Terry Spear
Blood Freed by Traci Douglass
Divine Awakening by Lia Davis
Otherworld Challenger by Jane Godman
Dark Divine by Lia Davis
Blood Cross by Faith Hunter
Midnight Marked by Chloe Neill
The Immortal Who Loved Me by Lynsay Sands
My Wild Irish Dragon by Ashlyn Chase
Vipers Run by Stephanie Tyler

Books I read, but didn’t pick ahead of time

The Sight by Chloe Neill
About A Vampire by Lynsay Sands
Blood Cross by Faith Hunter



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I was born and raised in Northern Indiana. I’m an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, dog owner, animal, and book lover. I’m the owner, reviewer, and mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy. My favorite shifters are dragons!

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Melanie Simmons @mlsimmons

Great job on all of your challenges.


You Rock Angela!

Rachael Turns Pages

You did a great job. You read so many books this year.

Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

Well done with all your challenges, Angie! You rocked them all 🙂 Good luck with your challenges for next year 🙂

Geybie’s Book Blog

Oh wow, you’ve completed all the challenges. Amazing, Angel. I didn’t participate in any. I did try a goodreads yearly challenge but failed and then quit. I had a Blog problem and it ruined my reading for a while so I lost the interest to keep up with the goal.

I hope next year is even better for you. 😁❤️

Tanya @ Rantings of a Reading Addict

You did amazing at your challenges! I should have done the Blogger Shame one, maybe I would have gotten caught up LOL! I’ve been thinking about the Library Love for next year, but I recently moved and am not sure which library I’m supposed to sign up at or any of those details. I am going to once again do the Goodreads and Audiobook though. This year I passed my number on the audiobooks but didn’t get them all reviewed which disappointed me. Maybe I’ll get a chance to get them reviewed before the end of the year.

Lover Of Romance

Great update on your reading challenges here. And quite a few you exceeded…congrats!! 🙂