Introducing the JLA Reading Challenge! Time for Sign-Ups! #JLARC

12:00 AM Vi Nguyen 11 Comments






Welcome to the JLA Reading Challenge in honor of Jennifer L. Armentrout and her awesomeness. I figured since Jen is gracing us with a new delicious book every month this year starting in August, why not do a reading challenge so people new and old can revel in the wonderful book worlds she has created! Jennifer L. Armentrout is the author of fabulous books such as The Covenant Series and The Lux series, as well as so many other books. Seriously, this lady pumps out fantastic books like nobody's business!

Yes, Jen has got FIVE, count 'em FIVE books (plus a novella) coming out in the latter half of the year and wouldn't you just love the challenge of reading all her books and talking about them with other fans?! In case you didn't know, her upcoming releases for the year will be Onyx (Lux Series #2), Cursed, Tempting the Player (Gamble Brothers #2), Deity (Covenant Series #3), Elixir (Covenant Series - Aiden's novella), and Opal (Lux Series #3).

Awesome, right?! Thank. You. Jen!

THE OBJECTIVE

I CHALLENGE YOU... to (re)read all of JLA's books and post a NEW review/post about it from August 1st-December 31st, 2012. Each month, a new post will go up explaining which book(s) to read and a Linky List will be provided for you to add your review/post. At the end of each month, we will be giving away one of Jen's books to one lucky person who links up their review/post.


HOW IT WORKS

August 1st-31st 
- (Re)Read the Lux series: Obsidian, Shadows, Onyx 
- Post your thoughts or a NEW review about any/all of the books on any of the outlets listed below
- Add your link to the linky to be entered to win a copy of Cursed, a Swag Pack, Cursed poster & Daimon bookmark, Daimon bookmark & Half-Blood guitar pick

September 17th-October 18th*
- (Re)Read Cursed
- Post your thoughts or a NEW review about it on any of the outlets listed below
- Add your link to the linky to be entered to win ONE of THREE ebook copies of Tempting the Player, TWO different Swag Packs

October 15th-November 16th*
- (Re)Read Tempting the Best Man
- Post your thoughts or a NEW review about it on any of the outlets listed below
- Add your link to the linky to be entered to win a copy of Deity, a Swag Pack, Deity ARC, Daimon bookmark & Half-Blood guitar pick

November 1st-30th 
- (Re)Read the Covenant Series: Daimon, Half-Blood, Pure, Deity, Elixir
- Post your thoughts or a NEW review about any/all of the books on any of the outlets listed below
- Add your link to the linky to be entered to win ONE of THREE ebook copies of Tempting the Best Man, a Swag Pack, Elixir poster & Daimon bookmark

December 1st-31st
- (Re)Read Tempting the Best Man
- Post your thoughts or a NEW review about it on any of the outlets listed
- Add your link to the linky to be entered to win a copy of Opal, a Swag Pack, Half-Blood poster & Daimon bookmark


*These two months overlap with others because of the book release dates & I wanted to give participants ample time to read each book, but the rules are still the same.*

UP FOR GRABS

- Physical copies of Onyx, Cursed, Deity, and Opal
- eBook copies of Tempting the Best Man and Tempting the Player
- Preorder of ONE of Jen's 2013 releases (TBD as release dates are announced, details subject to change)


Update #1: SIGNED bookmarks, stickers, & guitar picks have been added to the stash of giveaway prizes.

Update #2: SIGNED ARC of Deity, SIGNED Large Posters of Cursed, Half-Blood, & Elixir.


*New prizes may be added as the challenge progresses and I will keep you updated if that happens.*
*Winners are chosen at RANDOM from the Linky List as long as they followed the rules/guidelines*

THE FINE PRINT 

1. In order to participate in the Challenge, you must SIGN UP via the Linky List below. You can join the Challenge at any time as long as you sign up (the Linky will remain open throughout the Challenge). Your link must be on this list in order to be eligible for prizes.

2. Each month will feature a different book/series that you will be challenged to read. You can read any of Jen's books in whatever order you'd like, but I'm sure it'd be more fun to go with the challenge and read whichever book we're featuring for the month. As long as you reviewed the book(s) anytime from August 1-December 31st, it counts as an entry into our giveaways.

3. Post a NEW review to any of these media outlets - Your Blog, Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes & Noble or Facebook. If you've already written a review somewhere, you can either write a NEW review on an outlet you haven't written on OR simply post about the book (i.e. thoughts about the re-reading the books) on any of the aforementioned websites.

4. Add a link of your review/post to the provided Linky List in the Monthly Challenge Post. The Linky will open on the 1st of the month and close THREE days after the end of the month (for those who don't have time to link up on that day). Only reviews/posts made during that month for the book(s) challenged will count towards the giveaway. If you post multiple reviews on different websites, each one counts as ONE entry. As long as the review was written within that month, it counts.

5. At the end of the Challenge, I'll do a Wrap-Up post and host a giveaway for ONE of Jen's 2013 releases (Title -TBD, details subject to change). Once release dates are announced, I'll let you know which book is up for grabs in the post. There might even be something special for those who participate every month, so keep that in mind.

6. All giveaways are valid ONLY for wherever The Book Depository ships, so if you're entering the giveaways, please make sure they ship to you.

7. If you have ANY questions or concerns, please email Vivian at DEITYISLAND[AT]GMAIL[DOT]COM and I'll do my best to answer them.

I hope you got all that! Now are you ready for the Challenge?!

Then Sign Up Below:


Oh, and to get the ball rolling, I've decided to start things off with a giveaway of Onyx (Lux Series #2) for anyone who writes a blog post about the Challenge. Bonus points if you include the nifty Challenge button! All you have to do is fill out the Rafflecopter form below with a link to your post and you might win a copy of Onyx (just in time to start this awesome Challenge, too)!







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11 comments:

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    1. Oh, sorry, I forgot to add: SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! =)

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  2. This sounds amazing! Can't wait to start it :D… Although I don't have any of the books (which is a slight problem :P)… I guess I could borrow them from my library…

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  3. This sounds amazing! Can't wait to start it :D… Although I don't have any of the books (which is a slight problem :P)… I guess I could borrow them from my library…

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  4. This is freaking awesome. I've been looking for a reason (other than flooding raving reviews) to read all of Jen's books and this is just perfect! Amazingly timed and so exciting. : )

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  5. i will try but i don't own all of her book so it will only be the one i have

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  6. Sweet!!

    Oh! Paper Pages clued me in to this when she entered my JLA giveaway. I've only read one of her books, so this is so PERFECT!! I love reading with other opinionated people!! Thank you!!

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  7. I haven't read any of her books yet but plan to so this is perfect :-D

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  8. Can we read or re-read Tempting the Player for December? It would Help JLA to get reviews up for that book in Dcember anyways

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    1. Actually, if you check out Dec's post, I changed it so you can read any or all of Jen's books and review them since it's the last month of the challenge! :)

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