COYER: 77 Days of Scavenging and Reading

Posted 5 September, 2015 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Challenges / 13 Comments

COYER Scavenger Hunt - (un)Conventional Bookviews


COYER Scavenger Hunt Wrap-up

I remember how excited I was about the summer COYER challenge also being a scavenger hunt when our lovely hosts Berls @ Fantasy Is More Fun, Michelle @ Because Reading and Stormi @ Books, Movies, Reviews! Oh My! revealed what they had imagined for all of us participants. And now, it’s over – it feels like summer just passed in a blink this year. Because the challenge was going to last 77 days, I made myself the goal of reading 50 books, and I wanted to try to have 20 of those also count towards the scavenger hunt. So, do you think I made it?

*Drumroll* I did manage to complete my goal, and I’m so happy about that! I read 53 books for COYER, and 23 of those books counted towards the scavenger hunt as well. Apart from reading lots of books and linking them up (grand total of all participants is 884 reviews linked to, and that is something that really amazes me! Sadly, I haven’t had time to read all of the reviews, but the link will still be there for me to check up on in the near future. Now, I haven’t been able to write full reviews for all of my COYER reads just yet, especially because some of the books I read were ARCs for stories that won’t be released until late October, and I wasn’t allowed to post my full review yet.

Here is a list of all the books I have reviewed here on my blog towards the COYER challenge, and those that count towards the scavenger hunt have a little note beneath the review:

  1. Wasted Lust by J. A. Huss
  2. The Major’s Faux Fiancee by Erica Ridley
  3. Undertow by Michael Buckley
  4. The Stars Never Rise by Rachel Vincent
  5. The Canterbury Sisters by Kim Wright
  6. The Leveller by Julia Durango
  7. The Piano Man Project by Kat French
  8. Resonance by Erica O’Rourke
  9. The Veil by Chloe Neill
  10. Never Never Part 2 by Colleen Hoover, Tarryn Fisher
  11. Everything You And I Could Have Been If We Weren’t You And I by Albert Espinosa
  12. Trouble on Tap by Avery Flynn
  13. Devil’s Punch by Ann Aguirre
  14. Mercy Thompson: Hopcross Jilly by Patricia Briggs
  15. Ride Steady by Kristen Ashley
  16. Wicked Fall by Sawyer Bennett
  17. Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh
  18. In the Fast Lane by Audra North
  19. Tempt the Stars by Karen Chance
  20. Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  21. Rapture by J.R. Ward
  22. The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand
  23. Tough Love by Lori Foster
  24. Bring on the Heat by Katie Rose
  25. Forever Grace by Linda Poitevin
  26. The Devil Takes a Bride by Julia London
  27. Taking the Heat by Victoria Dahl
  28. The Secret Sister by Brenda Novak
  29. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  30. The Distance Between Us by Kasie West
  31. Immersed by Katie Hayoz
  32. Too Hot to Handle by Katie Rose
  33. Two Minutes by Dannika Dark
  34. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by David Levithan
  35. Knight of Ocean Avenue by Tara Lain
  36. Hot Head by Damon Suede
  37. Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews
  38. Sideswiped by Kim Harrison
  39. The Royal We by Heather Cocks, Jessica Morgan
  40. The Drafter by Kim Harrison
  41. Once Bitten, Twice Shy by Jennifer Rardin
  42. Ryker by Sawyer Bennett
  43. Texas Kissing by Helena Newbury
  44. Hanover House by Brenda Novak

If you rather feel like just seeing the list of the books I read, you can do so on my COYER Summer 2015 Read shelf on Goodreads, and I also have a COYER Summer 15 Scavenge shelf that lists the books I read for that part of the challenge.

I want to say a big, huge thank you to our hosts! They are truly amazing, they have so many great ideas, so not only have we used the COYER Facebook group to keep in touch with each other, there has been read-a-thons, Twitter parties, social media prizes, and fun all around. The time they spent first to plan this summer-long event for us, and then to keep up with everything for 11 weeks is tremendous, and they have kept up with participants on blogs, on Twitter and on Facebook throughout the challenge. There was even a COYER instagram challenge for the month of August, and everything has been a lot of fun. *APPLAUDS*

The next COYER challenge will take place in December, it will be a shorter event, but I’m sure it will be just as fun, so mark your calendars and prepare yourself.

Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms

About Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms

Linda is an English as foreign language teacher and has a Master's degree in English Language and Literature. She's an avid reader, blogger, compulsive one-clicker and a genre omnivore. Ever since she learnt how to read she has been seen with a book or two in her hands everywhere she goes.

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13 responses to “COYER: 77 Days of Scavenging and Reading

  1. Wow impressive Lexxie how many books you’ve read. And yay for reaching your goals. I always have so much fun participating in Coyer and am always sad when it’s over, although luckily we don’t have to wait too long for the next coyer.

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    • I always have fun with COYER as well, Lola, the sense of community is just amazing, and I have found many new blogger-friends thanks to this challenge.
      Because I’m a fast reader, and also because I had the summer off, I managed to read a lot of books this time around ๐Ÿ™‚
      Thanks for stopping by!

    • Oh yes, Heather, you should participate! We always have so much fun. Most of the time, we can only read e-books that costs $1.99 or less, including ARCs that are digital. And it’s a good way to clean out those e-readers at least a little bit:)

  2. Excellent job, Lexxie!! You really knocked it out of the park this COYER. (baseball reference ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) It was so much fun and Berls, Michelle, and Stormi did a fantastic job of planning and executing it all. I don’t think I could do it. But I sure do enjoy participating! ๐Ÿ˜€ **BIG HUGS**

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