2017 Beat The Backlist: Official Update Post

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The 2017 Beat The Backlist challenge is hosted over at Novelknight AND also includes a Harry Potter themed mini challenge. Of course I have joined that one as well, proudly trying to win the Hogwarts House Cup along with my fellow Ravenclaws. GO RAVENCLAW!!!

Find my sign up post here and my TBR here.

My challenge name is OakSickle.

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 This post will be my official update post where I will keep track of the books I’ve read that qualify for the challenge. Remember my goals?

  • read 50 books published before 2016
  • read 20 books published before 2013
  • review each book 
  • update challenge post monthly

Since the challenge includes books published in 2016, I will add these in yellow to the list below for extra Ravenclaw points. 😉 Books that fit in with my personal challenge are either green for books published in 2015, 2014 or 2013 or orange for books published before that. Only books that have a link to the review have already been added to the official challenge page for points.

>>> Last updated February 14th 2017 <<<

BOOKS READ IN 2017:

# JANUARY #

  • Witness by Caroline Mitchell (338 pages) (published in 2016) 4,5/5 stars
  • The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner (384 pages) (published in 2016) 4,5/5 stars
  • Americosis Vol. 3 by Haydn Wilks (60 pages) (published in 2016) 3,5/5 stars
  • Mosquitoland by David Arnold (336 pages) (published in 2015) 5/5 stars
  • You by Caroline Kepnes (433 pages; DNF at 5%/21 pages) (published in 2014) 0/5 stars 
  • The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon (348 pages) (published in 2016) 4,5/5 stars
  • The Thankful by Jamie Campbell (132 pages) (published in 2016) 4/5 stars
  • The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken (499 pages (published in 2012) 4/5 stars
  • Unhooked by Lisa Maxwell (352 pages) (published in 2016) 3/5 stars
  • Stake-out by Lily Luchesi (128 pages) (published in 2015) 3,5/5 stars
  • Making Faces by Amy Harmon (405 pages) (published in 2013) 5/5 stars
  • The Wrong Side Of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne (400 pages) (published in 2015) 3/5 stars

Total for this month: 6 books read published in 2016, 5 books read published in 2015, 2014 or 2013 and 1 books read published before 2013.

# FEBRUARY #

  • Missing by Monty Marsden (266 pages) (published in 2016) 2,5/5 stars
  • The Rest Of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness (343 pages) (published in 2015) 3,5/5 stars
  • Rebel Of The Sands by Alwyn Hamilton (320 pages) (published in 2016) 4,5/5 stars

Total for this month: 2 books read published in 2016, 1 books read published in 2015, 2014 or 2013 and 0 books read published before 2013.

FINAL NUMBERS: 8 books read published in 2016, 6/50 books read published in 2015, 2014 or 2013 and 1/20 books read published before 2013.


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11 thoughts on “2017 Beat The Backlist: Official Update Post

    • I’m surprised with the amount of books I’ve managed to read so far… Although I do have to start reading more books published before 2016. 😉

  1. Pingback: Month In Review: January 2017 | It's All About Books

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