28 November 2009

Two new challenges; Erotica Romance & Outlander Reading Challenge

2010 hasn't even begun or new challenges everywhere are popping up in blogoverse. I love challenges and though my Bar Cynster one is going with ups and downs I feel the next two challenges are so up my alley I just can't go wrong!

The first one popped up on Erotic Horizon's blog and I look forward to the challenge of reading more smut, how could I resist on that one!

Here are the rules:

Timeline: 01 Jan 2010 - 31 Dec 2010

Rules: To read TEN(10) Erotica Romance in 2010

Details:

You don't have to select your books ahead of time, you can just add them as you go. Also if you do list them upfront then you can change them, nothing is set in stone! (<- this really was the rule that did it for me ;)

The books you choose can crossover into other challenges you have on the go.

If you decide to participate in this challenge please use the links I have set up below with the buttons to post on your sidebar, this way others can find their way back to this post and join in the fun.

If you decide to join this challenge be sure to create a post telling others, please make sure you add a link back to this post so others can join in.

If you decide to join and don’t have a blog and would like to join – Please leave details in comment.

You can join anytime between now and the later part of next year.

You must be 18 years or older to join.

Another post will be created at the beginning of the year for completed reviews to be posted.




Another challenge I couldn't resist is The Outlander Reading Challenge. One that is hostet by JennJ from Sapphire Romance Realm. When she gave her shout out I had to think hard...these books aren't light weights but Jamie and Claire so make it worth while and I want to read them all. The first few novels will be re-reads but there are also releases I haven't read yet. I can't wait to join Jamie and Claire in their journey again!



The Rules:

(oh don't worry they are easy!)

1. Anytime between Nov. 17th, 2009, and Nov. 17th, 2010, read the entire Outlander series. ((You do not have to start on Nov. 17th you can start the challenge anytime in the course of the challenge you like there is not any right or wrong way to do it.)) Read Outlander through the latest book An Echo in the Bone. (Any format is acceptable - be it paperback, hardback, ebook format, or audio *the unabridged audio is best as you will miss a LOT of the stories if you get the abridged versions, but is not strictly required*.

**There is also a companion book to the series called The Outlandish Companion this is a fun and informative look at the series, but is NOT required to be read for this challenge. However if you would like to add it to your list feel more than free to do so. It is a lot of fun and there are a lot of things that Diana explains in it from her point of view think of it as a behind the scenes look at the series.**

2. Sign up here by leaving a comment to this post telling me that you would like to join. Please include your blog address as well if you would like to blog about the challenge, so that I can link to your posts. *Please note that you do not have to have a blog or website to participate.*

3. Come back and leave a post at the seperate book posts here *see the list on the right side of the blog here there is one for each book* and I will link your progress and your posts to the books as you complete each one.

4. Enjoy yourself don't stress and have fun with it! That's all there is to it now see that was pretty painless wasn't it. :)

If you want to join the Outlander lassies -> click here

I already have the first book on my shelves to be devoured because up till now my reads of these Outlander releases have been in Dutch. Of course I had to grab the oppertunity and read them in the original language ;) I think I have enough challenge homework for 2010!

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15 comments:

  1. Welcome on board the erotica bandwagon...

    Looking forward to a great year in reading...

    Have a good weekend my dear...

    E.H>

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  2. I'm doing both of these challenges as well. :) I can't wait to start them!

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  3. I'm in in the Outlander challenge!
    Now off to enter the first!

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  4. Oh Leontine!!! I tagged you, but when I scheduled mine... you had not been tagged yet... And then you were.. Don't worry about doing it again... or posting again, lol!

    I have joined Jenn's challenge... but I am hoping over now to Erotic's challenge... You know a true hussy can not stay away from smut!!!!
    I hope you are having a great weekend honey!!!

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  5. Hi girl,
    I joined the first challenge as well! Looking forward to it! Have a happy weekend :)

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  6. @EH - When I read the info on your challenge I knew I had me a winner...how can i refuse to read smut ;)

    @A Buckeye Girl Reads - YAY, both challenges sounded so very good. I'll be seeing more of you then *grin*

    @SusiSunshine - *woohoo* I'm looking forward to your posts Susi!


    @Marissa - Thanks, both seem so good, I just couldn't resist to enter.

    @Larissa - Thanks girl...I think I'm going to have a ball with them.

    @ErotRomanceReader - YAY but then again, with your blog I don't need to be all that surprised you're entering the erotica challenge *grin*

    @Donna - Hey hon, thanks, I'm already taking a sneek peek at my shelves what erotica will do for the challenge.

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  7. Leontine I was laughing at myself while reading the Erotica Romance challenge. {Snort} this is just the excuse I need to download more books! You go girl!

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  8. @Smokinhotbooks - Do we need an excuse? We're smutty researchers, flashing our badge proudly, I would almost say it's our god given right to investigate all things Erotica. This challenge just happens to coincide with that *grin*

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  9. OOO I just joined the Erotic Challenge myself when I read about it here! Thanks for the heads up!!! That's an awesome one!

    And thank you very much for your pimpage of my lil Outlander Challenge to my dear so glad you are joining in the fun and I can't wait to talk more Outlander with ya! BIG HUGS!!!

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  10. I really need to do a challenge next year. I've never done one before.

    Thanks for the info on these two awesome challenges!!

    :) VFG

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  11. Good luck with the Outlander challenge.

    I most likely will be joining y'all in the erotica reading challenge, I have sooo many EC ebooks...this is the ultimate opportunity to finally read some of them...

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  12. @JennJ - You're welcome hon ;) And i love it to see so many peeps sign up for the erotica challenge. Don't we all need smut from time to time.

    @VFG - Hey girl, a few challenges are always nice and can be fun as the participants congregate together and talk about the books ;)

    @Pearl - The shelves almost break under the weight of the smut you have on the shelves LOL I would love to see you there too!

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