2012 Reading / A to Z Challenge

In setting my reading goals for 2012, I wasn't satisfied with just "read 100 books". Apparently I really AM a masochist and added some stipulations to my goal.

The first stipulation is less than 50 of the books I read (or count towards my reading goal) should be really short reads. As in, 100 pages or less.

And because that just wasn't enough of a challenge, I decided to add level 4 of the A-Z Reading Challenge found over at The Challenged Writers to the books that have more than 100 pages. Level 4 states
Level 4 - The Vanna White. 52 books. Tackling each and every letter twice over this year, you'll prove your prowess is matched only by the letter master herself! We will be awed and humbled by your achievements.
So... yeah. There we go. Books. Reading. Masochist. Yup.

The books I have read are listed below. If I'm counting a book towards the A to Z Reading Challenge, I'll list an A-Z after it, as well as the number of pages for each book.

As of January 19, I'm still thinking about whether or not I'll offer any sort of review for the books I read.

update July 26, 2012: A lot of LIFE things have piled up in the last 3(ish) months that have kept me from reading as much as I normally would. The greatest of these things would be the recent death of my grandmother, the least of these things would be The Return of Zombie Mom (difficulties getting to and staying asleep). Even so, I am not yet ready to alter my reading goals for this year. It's only July (near the end, but still "just" July) so I believe I can still catch up and achieve my goals. I'm only about 33 books behind. I can do this. (I really wish the voices in my head would stop laughing at me when I say things like that.)


Love and bondage,
Rubi Jayne <3<3

Act of Pardon by Sandra Sookoo (271 pages; A-Z)
Along Wooded Paths by Tricia Goyer  (306 pages)
Another Taste of Destiny by Lea Barrymire (32 pages)

The Bride's Baby by Liz Fielding (196 pages; A-Z)
Beside Still Waters by Tricia Goyer (300 pages; A-Z)
The Bro-Magnet by Lauren Baratz-Logsted (uncertain of page count)
Brush Strokes by Dee Carney (89 pages)

Crime Scene at Cardwell Ranch by B. J. Daniels (250 pages; A-Z)

Danger in the Shadows by Dee Henderson (204 pages; A-Z)
Dead Man's Walk by Larry McCurtry (477 pages)
Death Takes a Holiday by Morgan Sierra (16 pages)
Dancing in the Moonlight by RaeAnne Thayne (260 pages; A-Z)


Four Dukes and a Devil - anthology (400 pages)

Guns of the Mountain Man by William W. Johnstone (252 pages; A-Z)

Hired by the Cowboy by Donna Alward (177 pages; A-Z)
Homespun Bride by Jillian Hart (192 pages; A-Z)
A Husband for Margaret by Ruth Ann Nordin (106 pages)

If Not For You by J. L. Wilson (169 pages)
In the Garden of Temptation by Cynthia Wicklund (204 pages; A-Z)
Irresistible Forces by Brenday Jackson (250 pages; A-Z)


Keeping Pace by Dee Carney (110 pages)

Lure of the Mummy by Janis Susan May (75 pages)
The Last Days of a Rake by Donna Lea Simpson (63 pages)

Married by Mistake by Abby Gaines (285 pages; A-Z)



The Price of Pleasure by Dee Carney (76 pages)



Slow Hands by Leslie Kelly (200 pages; A-Z)
The Shop on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber (304 pages)
Spank Me Twice - Anthology (79 pages)
Stormy Wedding by Kelli Scott (78 pages)

To Tempt a Knight by Gerri Russell (218 pages; A-Z)


A Very Special Delivery by Linda Goodnight (259 pages; A-Z)





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