Monday, June 12, 2017

#COYER Summer Reading List Challenge (sign up post)


So a few years ago I signed up for COYER on a whim and I'm really glad I did.  I've met some truly wonderful bloggers and have this challenge to thank for one of my best blogging buds - Stormi.  The rules for 2017 are a little more lax and there are two directions a reader can go.  They can either come up with a reading list or do a "read everything" version.  I've decided to do the reading list because I'm a glutton for punishment.  Seriously, that's how it feels after working and reworking this list for several weeks now. COYER consists of more than just a challenge though.  There's daily interaction on a COYER Facebook page and several twitter parties as well.  HERE is the link for the complete rules.

So I had to come up with a list of 30 books to read from over the next 3 months which really felt like I was creating a 3 month TBR - and it was hard.  The only plus is that for every 5 you read, you can add 5 more.  That's the saving grace for mood readers (or people constantly asking for review copies) if you ask me.  Anyway, here's my final list:

1. Missing - Kelley Armstrong
2. Saga Vol. 6
3. Skitter - Ezekiel Boone
4. The Right Side - Spencer Quinn
5. Summer at the Dog & Duck - Jill Steeples
6. Final Girls - Riley Sager
7. See What I Have Done - Sarah Schmidt
8. Only the Dead Know Brooklyn - Chris Vola
9. Murder on Black Swan Lane - Andrea Penrose
10. Gork the Teenage Dragon - Gabe Hudson
11. Lost Boy - Christina Henry
12. A Kiss Before Doomsday - Laurence McNaughton
13. Strange Alchemy - Gwenda Bone
14. Gwendy's Button Box - Stephen King
15. Hollywood Homicide - Kellye Garrett
16. MAD - Chloe Esposito
17. The Luster of Lost Things - Sophie Chen Keller
18. The Coven - Chrissy Lessey
19. Empty Threat - Danny Bell
20. Rise of the Sea Witch - Stacey Rourke
21. Slither - Melody Steiner
22. Spill Zone - Scott Westerfeld
23. Of Jenny and the Aliens - Ryan Gebhart
24. Shark Island - Chris Jameson
25. Kiss Me Kill You - Larissa C. Hardesty
26. Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom - Bradley W. Schenck
27. A New Leash on Love - Debbie Burns
28. Unsub - Meg Gardiner
29. Einstein - Miles Gibson
30. The Bookshop at Water's End - Patti Callahan Henry

If you are interested in joining COYER this time around, there's still plenty of time.  Hope to see you there!

14 comments:

  1. Sounds like a fun challenge. I might do this next time when I have more time to think it through. :) ~Aleen #GetSocial17

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    1. This list has been almost impossible to tie down. There's a version of COYER you can do where you just read anything but leave it to me to chose the more difficult challenge.

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  2. I'm not a really big ereader myself, but I can easily see how quickly one can accumulate so many ebooks so quickly. Good luck with this challenge!

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    1. Oh, it doesn't always have to be ebooks. Like this summer you can read anything. Everyone once in a while they will do strictly ebook challenges but not this one.

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  3. Great list. Hope you enjoy your books and have fun. Good luck!
    #getsocial17

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    1. Thanks Cindy. I think there are some awesome ones on the list.

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  5. Funny I just added Missing by Kelley Armstrong to GR this morning! Hope we like it! Looking forward to hear your thoughts about The Coven. I need to start putting my Fall list together with some good horror :)

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    1. I need to read it sooner rather than later because it's a library book. I'm also hoping that after I finish 5, I can grab Hell Divers from the library because I've been wanting to get to that one.

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    2. OMG HELL DIVERS SO FREAKING GOOD! :)

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  6. Good luck with the challenge. I hope you enjoy all of the books on your list!

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  7. Yay COYER! I made a summer reading list as well! Good luck! #getsocial17

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