2010 Genre Reading Challenge


2010 Genre Reading Challenge

Spread your wings and try a new genre or two. Is there something you have been meaning to read on your To-Be-Read list but it's not what your typically use to? Then this challenge is for you! Break out of your rut and try something new.

Website: http://2manygoodbooks.blogspot.com/2009/11/2010-genre-book-challenge.html
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Latest Activity: Sep 11, 2014


Welcome All!

Thanks for stopping by. I hope you decide to participate in the genre challenge. I know it will really help me get through some of those on my TRB list. However, I am hoping to add to my ever growing TRB list when I read you book reviews.

If you have any questions feel free to message me and I will get back to you as soon as life allows!

Happy Reading!

Discussion Forum

Can We Save the World with "Allsville?"

 Hi Genre Reading Challenge Group Members,   Let me know what you think of the whole idea behind my book Allsville Emerging. The book proposes improving the world by making model communities which…Continue

Tags: political, science, philosophy, cultural, spirituality

Started by Darrell Moneyhon Feb 17, 2012.

Blog Roll 4 Replies

This is the area where you need to post the links to your blog. Start another discussion with in the blog roll section. It's simple. Blog about your book on your blog. Link us up here in your thread.…Continue

Started by 5peasinapod. Last reply by parrish lantern Aug 21, 2010.

Clarification about blogging your books and giveaway eligibility

Hang in there with me! As this project of mine unfolds, I realize that I may not have been entirely clear. I know what I mean, but that doesn't mean that everyone else does. If you have a questions…Continue

Started by 5peasinapod Nov 29, 2009.

The more you try the better off! *giveaway*

To encourage participation I am going to add that if you read 3 new genres you will receive 1 entry into a $15 gift certificate to Amazon. For every new one after 3, you will receive an additional…Continue

Started by 5peasinapod Nov 28, 2009.

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Comment by Lacey Reah on September 11, 2014 at 6:10pm

I've always been interested in many genres. My first book was a bisexual vampire erotica. It was a very tough decision whether to use the same pen name for my next book which is a psychological drama that deals with many socio-political issues. After it was published I thought that people who liked my first book might like the second. Boy was I wrong. Though, the people who did read the second book gave me great reviews, it has been very difficult finding people who are interested in that genre who wouldn't judge me by the first book. Any advice?

Comment by Deborah Warner on April 14, 2013 at 8:08pm

This is my first published childrens book available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle @ $2.99 and Barnes and Noble.  A short read, only 36 pages. I'm sure you will love it. At a affordable price! Enjoy!


Comment by Darrell Moneyhon on February 9, 2012 at 3:25pm


But please do participate in "debriefing"  me about my blog talk radio interview with Sharon Ann Wikoff. Here is the link to the show: Creating Conscious Consensus with Darr... . In case the link isn't "live," here's the URL : http://www.blogtalkradio.com/voiceofchange/2012/02/03/creating-cons...

   Listen when you get the chance, then critique the strengths and weaknesses of my very first book interview. It's obvious that I am anything but a smooth talker or gifted orator, but I hope some potent ideas and heartfelt expressions occured during my talk on "spiritual consensus" or "creating conscious consensus."  The interview also gave me a venue to plug my book, Allsville Emerging: Creating and Experiencing a New Culture Together (www.allsvilleemerging.com  , http://sbpra.com/DarrellMoneyhon ). 

    Debrief me! (but please be kind!)  



Comment by Elizabeth Silver's Reviews on July 14, 2011 at 9:14pm
I usually only read mysteries, general fiction, and historical fiction.
Comment by Tea Norman on May 20, 2010 at 7:44am
Comment by Kara on December 4, 2009 at 10:42am
Can't wait to get started with this in 2010!!!
Comment by 5peasinapod on November 29, 2009 at 8:54am
Hi RYCJ! Glad you found the group.

I too read a lot of different genres, but I have my top 4 or 5 that I gravitate to (Sci-Fi, paranormal, fantasy, and young adult) If you only read a certain type of book once or twice a year, you can count that. I have read memoirs, but not many nor frequently. Does that make sense?

I say this with wink, but are you extending 2010 into 09's November? lol? Since you are awesome, you can count them if you want in the genre challenge! ;)

However, to be eligible for the gift cards the books need to be reviewed on your blog. Cut and Pasting from Amazon, Goodreads, or the like is okay too! I'm trying to introduce different genres to people that may otherwise not pick one up. Posting on your blog helps introduce these books and genres to your readers.

Make sure you start your own thread in the discussion section above. When you blog about a book for the challenge link us up to the review in the thread you already started. That way all of the links and reviews are in one place. This will allow me to keep track of your entries for the prizes.

For the sake of simplification, if you blog and review a new genre you will be entered into the contest for the blog roll. After you reach 3 new genre blog posts, you will be eligible for the "more you try" giveaway. With each new genre you blog about, you will receive an additional entry for both after that.

Does that make sense?
Comment by 5peasinapod on November 28, 2009 at 5:17pm

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