My Winter Reading List. COYER Winter Reading Challenge

Posted on November 19, 2017 «
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I can BARELY contain my excitement right now. I’ve been waiting for COYER Winter Edition since we finished up the summer challenge. I did so well in the last two rounds of COYER (13 books read last winter and 26 read (or attempted) over the summer), I couldn’t wait to join the winter challenge!

From the #COYER Winter Switch Rules

The Basics

Let’s start with the basic rules and then we’ll get to the complicated.

  • The challenge begins December 16th at 12am EST and ends March 9th at 11:59pm EST.
  • You must create a sign-up post anytime between now and January 20th on your blog, Goodreads, Facebook, Google+, etc. Be sure to indicate if you’re doing regular COYER or The Switch. Link your sign-up to the linky below.
  • You can choose to do regular COYER – which is the same as The Strict – or COYER Switch.
  • Link your reviews to the linky that will be provided on the Kick-off Post.
  • There will be three grand prize winners – $10 gift card – one for the linky review list, and two for Switch participants.

Of course that’s not it…way too simple for us! Now to show your three options #COYER Switch!

Read the rest of the COYER Winter Switch Rules.

My COYER Reading Plan

I’m going to do the #COYER Switch. So I will be doing all three parts (The Strict, The List and the One with the Twist) over the course of the Challenge. I hope I’m up the the Challenge!

From the COYER Rules…COYER Switch has 3 components: The Strict, The List, and The One with the Twist. If you participate in COYER Switch, you’ll do each component at different times. There will be three phases:

  • December 16 – January 12: Going to tackle The Strict. I have some eARCs I want to tackle and some quick electronic reads and those seem to work best early for me.
  • January 13 – February 9: Going to tackle The List. This will give me the flexibility to go between physical books and electronic books.
  • February 10 – March 9: Going to tackle The Twist, but I’m going to see where I’m at with tackling my list before I decide on the format.


My Winter Reading List

My Electronic Book Winter Reading List

  1. Aerenden: The Reaper Rises (Ærenden Book 4) by Kristen Taber
  2. The Falconer by Elizabeth May (My sister has raved about this one!)
  3. The Healer’s Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson
  4. A is for Apocalypse edited by Rhonda Parrish
  5. The Dead Shall Live by Patricia Burroughs
  6. Valley of the Kings by Terrance Coffey
  7. The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister
  8. Rumpel, a Cursed Tales Novel by Eileen Cruz Coleman
  9. The God’s Wife by Lynn Voedisch
  10. The Last Bookstore in America by Amy Stewart
  11. Becoming Moon by Craig A. Hart
  12. The Amazing Adventures of Aaron Broom by A. E. Hotchner
  13. I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon
  14. Henry, the Gaoler by A.W. Exley

My Physical Book Winter Reading List

  1. Silence by Michelle Sagara
  2. The Lost Tribes by C. Taylor-Butler
  3. Stay Crazy by Erica L. Satifka
  4. Etched in Fire by Beth Hudson
  5. The Symbolism and Sources of Outlander: The Scottish Fairies, Folklore, Ballads, Magic and Meanings That Inspired the Series by Valerie Estelle Frankel.
  6. Surface Tension by Mike Mullin
  7. The Map of Chaos by Felix J. Palma
  8. Steal the Sky by Megan E. O’Keefe
  9. The Buried Life by Carrie Patel
  10. The ‘Geisters by David Nickle
  11. New Charity Blues by Camille Griep
  12. The Book of David by Robert Boyczuk

Books I Read (or Attempted to Read)

Yes, “attempted to read” because that counts. I at least try and, of course, fail horribly to connect with some books and finish them. So watch this space for ongoing updates once the challenge starts.

  1. The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman. (The Strict)
  2. Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman. (The Strict)
  3. The Room on Rue Amélie by Kristin Harmel. (The Strict)
  4. Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood. (The Strict)
  5. He Found Me by Whitney Barbetti. (The Strict)
  6. He Saved Me by Whitney Barbetti. (The Strict)
  7. That Weekend by Jade Eby. (The Strict)
  8. A Parisian Holiday by Jade Eby. (The Strict)
  9. Lost in NYC by Jade Eby. (The Strict)
  10. See All the Stars by Kit Frick. (The Strict)
  11. Imprinted by Jim C. Hines. (The Strict)
  12. The Ark by Patrick S. Tomlinson. (The List)
  13. Abandoned: The Interminables by Paige Orwin. (The List)
  14. Abandoned: The Goldenland Past Dark by Chandler Klang Smith (The List)
  15. Abandoned: Everland by Wendy Spinale (The List)

Books Added to My Winter Reading List

From the COYER Challenge Rules: For every 5 books you read, you can add 5 more to the list. So watch this space for updates on books I add to my list as I get five completed.


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