Report on my Reading Challenges 2015

1. Goodreads Reading Challenge 2015

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Goal: 45 books
Achieved: 41 books

I did attempt 45 books and managed to read 41. I am quite proud of this though I did not manage to fulfill the goal. Yet, if I would have added audiobooks to my goodreads challenge, I would have managed. Altogether I managed to listen to about a 100 stories over the past year.

1. Thomas Herrmanns – Das Tomatensaft-Mysterium: Fliegen in der Comedy Class
2. Sarah J. Maas – The Assassin and the Pirate Lord
3. Patrick Carman – Strengstens Verboten: Wilkommen im Hotel Whippet
4. Beth Revis – Across the Universe
5. Shawn T. Odyssey – Oona Crate und das dunkle Geheimnis des Orakels
6. Terry Deary – Abgefahrene Ägypter
7. Renée Holler – Das Geheimnis des goldenen Salamanders
8. Charlaine Harris – A Bone To Pick
9. Andreas H. Schmachtl – Hieronymus Frosch: Das hat die Welt noch nicht gesehen
10. John Farman – The Very Bloody History of Britain
11. Derek Landy – Skulduggery Pleasant: Playing with Fire
12. Bette A. Stevens – Amazing Matilda: A Monarch’s Tale
13. Rae Carson – The Crown of Embers
14. Katharina M. Mylius – Bloody Rosemary
15. Jennifer Estep – Touch of Frost
16. Octavia E. Butler – Parable of the Talents
17. Rae Carson – The Bitter Kingdom
18. Grace Draven – Radiance
19. Maria V. Snyder – Storm Glass
20. Grace Draven – Master of Crows
21. Sarah J. Maas – The Assassin and the Desert
22. Nina Blazon – Laqua: Der Fluch der schwarzen Gondel
23. Sarah J. Maas – The Assassin and the Underworld
24. Richard Stark – The Handle
25. Jessica Fletscher and Donald Bain – Coffee, Tea or Murder?
26. Emma Grey – Schuld war nur der Tee
27. Kai Meyer – Seide und Schwert
28. Frank M. Reifenberg und Gina Mayer – Die Schattenbande legt los
29. Josephine Angelini – Goddess
30. M.J. Haag – Depravity
31. Agatha Christie – Sad Cypress
32. Paula Hawkins – Girl on the Train
33. Rick Riordan – Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods
34. Claudia Gray – A Thousand Pieces of You
35. Ursula Neeb – Die Hurenkönigin
36. Rob Reef – Stableford: Ein Golf-Krimi aus Cornwall
37. Peter Gaymann und Andreas Hauffe – Der Weihnachtsmann kann einpacken
38. Kirsten John – Gefährliche Kaninchen feiern Weihnachten
39. Lauren Alleyne – Difficult Fruit
40. Andreas H. Schmachtl – Tilda Apfelkern: Alle warten auf Weihnachten
41. Andreas H. Schmachtl – Tilda Apfelkern:Oh du schöne Weihnachtszeit

2. Attack on the TBR pile 2015 (personal challenge)

TBR challenge

Goal: 10 books
Achieved: 6 books

Most of the books I read this year were borrowed from the library or friends and since I had to get them back in a timely manner, I only picked 6 from my TBR.

1. Renée Holler – Das Geheimnis des goldenen Salamanders
2. Charlaine Harris – A Bone To Pick
3. Andreas H. Schmachtl – Hieronymus Frosch: Das hat die Welt noch nicht gesehen
4. John Farman – The Very Bloody History of Britain
5. Rae Carson – The Crown of Embers
6. Rae Carson – The Bitter Kingdom

3. Finish Series Challenge 2015 (personal challenge)

The Series Challenge

Goal: finish 5 series
Achieved: 3 (when I count only books)
7 (when I include finished audiobook series)

I managed to finish three series in book form. Yet when I count in audiobooks, I have finished 7 series. Some of them will be continued within the next year, but I have caught up with the ones published.

1. Octavia E. Butler – Parable Duology
– Parable of the Sower
– Parable of Talents

2. Rae Carson – Girl of Fire and Thorns Trilogy
– The Girl of Fire and Thorns
– The Crown of Embers
– The Bitter Kingdom

3. Josephine Angelini – Starcrossed Trilogy
– Starcrossed
– Dreamless
– Goddess

4. Iny Lorentz – Auswanderer Saga (Audiobook)
– Das goldene Ufer
– Der weiße Stern
– Das wilde Land

5. Sabine Marin – Henkerin Reihe (Audiobook)
– Die Henkerin
– Die Tränen der Henkerin

6. Rita Falk – Franz Eberhofer Reihe (Stand 2015) (Audiobook)
– Winterkartoffelknödel
– Dampfnudelblues
– Grießnockerlaffäre
– Sauerkrautkoma
– Zwetschgendatschikompott

7. Oliver Pötzsch – Henkerstochter Reihe (Stand 2015) (Audiobook)
– Die Henkerstochter
– Die Henkerstochter und der Schwarze Mönch
– Die Henkerstochter und der König der Bettler
– Der Hexer und die Henkerstochter
– Die Henkerstochter und der Teufel von Bamberg

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