2015 Reading — Challenges Met

I’ve done a post like this the past couple of years and I liked the way those turned out so I plan to continue in that pattern this year and post today about what I read in 2015 and what challenges I was able to complete.
So, here goes!  😉
Read a book blurb, find the rest of the books in a series, or learn more about an author by clicking on the cover of the book that interests you.

Looking back on 2015…..

I set 6 reading goals for myself at the beginning of 2015 (2 more than the previous year) and I’m happy to say that I was able to complete all of them!  🙂

2015 Reading Challenge  —  Goal: Read a total of at least 110 books in 2015
Completed: 11/23/15  — End Total: Officially 124 (over 130 if you count re-reads and books I didn’t finish)

New Author Challenge — Goal: Read at least 25 new-to-me authors in 2015
Completed: 09/01/15  — End Total: 42 (though I could only count 36 on my Goodreads challenge)

Library Book Challenge — Goal: Read at least 50 library books in 2015
Completed: 08/20/15  — End Total: 66

TBR list Challenge — Goal: Read at least 50 books from my TBR pile in 2015
Completed: 10/13/15  —  End Total: 58

Series Challenge — Goal: Finish at least 5 series in 2015
(I completed this goal on 04/08/15 & raised my goal to 10)
Completed: 07/20/15  — End Total: 14

Name Challenge — Goal: Read 7 books in 2015 (the first letter of the titles must spell my name: A-E-R-Y-K-A-H)
Completed: 12/01/15  — End Total: 7

Christmas Reads Challenge (for December) — Goal: Read 7 Christmas books in December
Completed: 12/23/15 — End Total: 9

I also tried to keep track of all the places I visited in my reading travels.  I didn’t get it written down for every book I read, but I did for most of them.

I visited at least 41 states and 17 countries in 2015! 😀

Where did I spend most of my time?  In EnglandMontana, and Texas.

And now I’m looking forward to seeing where 2016 will take me!


Below is a month-by-month list of the books I read in 2015…
Check them out — maybe you’ll find some books to add to your TBR list. 😉
(read a book blurb, find the rest of the books in a series, or learn more about an author by clicking on the cover of a book that interests you)

— January —

Blue Ridge Setup Steadfast Heart (Brides of Seattle, #1) Love Finds You at Home for Christmas (Love Finds You) Bridal Blessings: Truly Yours 2-in-1 Romances - Two Historical Romances of Challenging the Barriers to Love The Secret of Pembrooke Park Deadline The Bride Bargain (Prairie Promises, #1) Prelude (The Lewis Legacy 0.5) The Rose of Winslow Street The Bride Backfire (Prairie Promises, #2) Barefoot Summer (Chapel Spring #1) The Earl's Mistaken Bride (The Parson's Daughters, #1) The Cowboy's Family (The Cowboy Series, #7) Awakening (The Lewis Legacy Series, #1) Agent Undercover

February —

A Most Inconvenient Marriage The Bride Blunder (Prairie Promises, #3) Dancing with Fireflies (Chapel Springs, #2) Raspberries and Vinegar (A Farm Fresh Romance, #1) Seagrass Pier (Hope Beach, #3) At Bluebonnet Lake (Texas Crossroads, #1) Operation Zulu Redemption: Overkill - The Beginning Operation Zulu Redemption: Collateral Damage - Part 1 Operation Zulu Redemption: Out of Nowhere - Part 2 Operation Zulu Redemption: Hazardous Duty - Part 3 Operation Zulu Redemption: Act of Treason - Part 4 Forsaken Dreams (Escape to Paradise, #1)

— March —

Oregon Outback Three Little Words (Walker Family, #0.5) Meg’s Best Man (Montana Weekend) War For The Heart A Cowboy's Touch (A Big Sky Romance #1) The Accidental Bride (A Big Sky Romance #2) The Bound Heart (The Everstone Chronicles, #2) The Wishing Season (Chapel Springs, #3) 21243672

— April —

A Bargained-For Bride The Captive Imposter (The Everstone Chronicles, #3) The Trouble with Cowboys (A Big Sky Romance #3) After a Fashion (A Class of Their Own #1) A November Bride (A Year of Weddings, #12) A September Bride (A Year of Weddings, #10) Love You Like Crazy: A Clean New Adult Romance Love on the Mend (Full Steam Ahead #1.5) A Brush with Love: A January Wedding Story (A Year of Weddings Novella 2, #2) The Wedding Journey (Irish Brides, # 1) The Trouble with Patience (Virtues and Vices of the Old West, #1)

— May —

Ekaterina (Heirs of Anton, #1) Mistaken Bride (Irish Brides, #2) Raptor 6 (Quiet Professionals #1) Bachelor to the Rescue The Doctor's Second Chance A Firefighter's Promise The Rancher Takes a Bride The Single Dad Finds a Wife From the Start (Walker Family, #1)

— June —

A Baby Between Them (Irish Brides, #3) Now and Forever (Wild at Heart, #2) Sabotaged (Alaskan Courage #5) Buried Secrets The Bartered Bride (Kennebrae Brides #1) A June Bride (A Year of Weddings, #7) The Last Heiress Deluge (River of Time, #5) Beyond All Dreams Mail Order Nanny: Charlotte's Dream Kinsale Kisses With Every Breath Summer Promise (The Christy Miller Series, #1)

— July —

An Altered Situation (Egforne Park #1) Love Finds You in Camelot Tennessee The Inn at Ocean's Edge (Sunset Cove #1) With Every Letter (Wings of the Nightingale, #1) On Distant Shores (Wings of the Nightingale, #2) The Convenient Groom (Nantucket, #2) A Lady of Esteem (Hawthorne House #0.5) Married 'til Monday (Chapel Springs, #4) In Perfect Time (Wings of the Nightingale #3) Deception on Sable Hill (Chicago World's Fair Mystery #2) A Worthy Pursuit A Bride for Tom (Nebraska Historicals, #2)

— August —

Petticoat Detective (Undercover Ladies, #1) A Distant Melody (Wings of Glory, #1) Falling for the Boss A Memory Between Us (Wings of Glory, #2) No Place to Hide (Hidden Identity, #3) Cowboy Protector (Protecting the Witnesses, #3) Abduction (A Shefford-Johnson Case, #1) Fair Play (It Happened at the Fair, #2) Courted by Discipline (In Hyacinth, #1)

— September —

Déjà vu Bride Cowboy Dream (Western Creek Ranch #1) Refining Fire (Brides of Seattle #2) In Good Company (A Class of Their Own, #2)

— October —

Silver Bells: A Christmas Novella (Christian Romance) Appalachian Serenade (Appalachian Blessings, #.5) A February Bride (A Year of Weddings, #3) A March Bride (A Year of Weddings, #4) A Lady of High Regard (Ladies of Liberty, #1) A Lady of Hidden Intent (Ladies of Liberty, #2) An April Bride (A Year of Weddings, #5) A May Bride (A Year of Weddings, #6) A July Bride (A Year of Weddings, #8) An August Bride (A Year of Weddings, #9) An October Bride (A Year of Weddings, #11) The Bridal Swap (Smoky Mountain Matches, #2) The Outlaw Takes a Bride Blue Skies Tomorrow (Wings of Glory, #3)

— November —

The Christmas Bargain Nic's Suite Santa Sky's Fireworks (Montana Weekend) Her Mule Hollow Cowboy (New Horizon Ranch: Mule Hollow #1) Island Refuge (Wildflower B&B Romance #1) Chance of Loving You

— December —

Holly Daze (Christmas Traditions #7) A Biltmore Christmas At Every Turn Marriage of Inconvenience Words of Conviction His Most Suitable Bride (Charity House, #8) Christmas Comes to Bethlehem, Maine One Enchanted Christmas The Christmas Cowboy (Rodeo Romance, #1) Christmas Mommy Merry Kisses (Riverbend Romance Novella #5) Her Holiday Hero (Caring Canines, #2) A Season of Love


Click here to see what I read in 2012…
Click here to see what I read in 2013…

Click here to see what I read in 2014…

About Aerykah

I'm a 29-year-old Christian homeschool graduate from Oklahoma, USA. I thoroughly enjoy reading, writing, and photography... among other things. ;)
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4 Responses to 2015 Reading — Challenges Met

  1. Irenespring says:

    I love this post!!! Congrats on completing your reading goals, Aerykah! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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