A to Z Challenge

I really wanted to host a challenge in 2013 and I can’t think of a better one than the A to Z challenge. Long before I started blogging it had always been my goal to read the alphabet in one year. I still have yet to complete it… but I’m thisclose in 2012. Because I’ve always enjoyed doing this and I haven’t seen it around yet this year I’ve decided to host the challenge!


The purpose of the A to Z challenge is to read through the alphabet by Title or by Author,or both if you’re really ambitious!

The rules:

  • Author must be by last name
  • You may exclude a, an and the from the title
  • Books can be in any format
  • Books can be any genre
  • Books can be used in other challenges
  • Books must be read from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013 (books maybe started in December 2012, as long as it’s finished in January 2013)
  • Review the book that you’ve read. It does not have to be a full review, a sentence or two on Goodreads is more than sufficient.

At the end of the year I will select two winners.

  • Prize #1 – One book up to $10 from Amazon or The Book Depository
    • Winner will be selected at random from list of all participants
  • Prize #2 – One book up to $15 from Amazon or The Book Depository
    • Winner will be selected at random from list of participants who completed the challenge (if you complete both the author and title challenge you will receive two entries)

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On the Wings of Books

On the Wings of Books
Please use the linky below to link up your where you will be keeping track of the books you’ll be reading for this challenge. Good luck and have fun!


On the Wings of Books
I’m hosting an A to Z challenge this year! I tried doing it this year, I even had all my books picked out for the tough letters like X and Z but then life got a little crazy and I decided to hold my X and Z books for 2013.

A – Across the Universe by Beth Revis
B – The Best Man by Kristan Higgins
C – Crossing the Line by Katie McGarry
D – The Dead Girl’s Detective Agency by Suzy Cox
E – Everbound by Brodi Ashton
F – Forever and a Day by Jill Shalvis
G – Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
H – How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True
I – If We Kiss by Rachel Vail
J                            (Jellicoe Road)
K – The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseni
L – Legend by Marie Lu
M – A Million Suns by Beth Revis
N – Neverfall by Brodi Ashton
O                           (Over You)
P – Prodigy by Marie Lu
R – The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
S – Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer
T – Things I Can’t Forget by Miranda Kenneally
U – Unbreakable by Elizabeth Norris
V                           (Variant)
W – Who I Kissed by Janet Gurtler
X                           (XVI)
Y – You Look Different In Real Life by Jennifer Castle
Z                           (Zero Day)


12 Responses to “A to Z Challenge”

    • Kimberly

      For the author list I would just select one author from the book rather than list the book for multiple authors.

      Thanks for participating!

  1. neer


    I just discovered this challenge and would love to do the Authors (A-Z) challenge (perhaps the titles one too), however I had a few queries: Can we include books already read this year but prior to the signing-up for the challenge and two what do we do for the letter X in both the categories.

    Awaiting your response.

  2. Julie @ Smiling Shelves

    I’m joining the party a little late here, but I’m excited for this challenge! I’m planning to do both the title and the author’s last name (although Q and X may be a little difficult…) Is it okay if I count the same book for both the title and the author’s name? I hope so, or I’m a lot farther from completion than I thought!
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  3. Marj

    Thanks for hosting this challenge. I thought I had signed up earlier in the year, and I’ve been reading towards it. I’ve read more, but got way behind on posting, I will be updating as I add my reviews. Thanks again for the challenge!

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