Past Events

This page is purely for my own record.

Reading Challenges entered into in 2010:

I. TBR Challenge 2010

2010-TBR-Challenge-IconHosted by Keishon, details here.
The TBR Chal­lenge is where read­ers pick books out of their TBR (to be read) piles, read them and post about them on the des­ig­nated day of each month until the end of the year.

Jan 2010 (Category Romances): Dear John by Nicholas Sparks, review here.

Feb 2010 (hero in pursuit): How to Tame a Modern Rougue

Mar 2010 (His­tor­i­cal romance or fic­tion or mystery): The Firebrand by Marion Zimmer Bradley, posted in July (oops!).

Apr 2010 (SFR or SF/F or fantasy): ): King of Sword and Sky, Queen of Song and Souls by C L Wilson

May 2010 (Friends to lovers or reunited lovers):

Jun 2010 (YA fic­tion): The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks, read in June, posted in November

Jul 2010 (Unusual pro­fes­sions / setting): The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, read in June, posted in November

Aug 2010 (Author(s) you’ve never read before): Petite Anglaise by Catherine Sanderson

Sep 2010 (trans­lated novel of any genre): aborted

Oct 2010 (west­ern romances or sagas): DNF

Nov 2010 (mar­riage of con­ve­nience or mar­riage in trouble): Goddess of the Hunt by Tessa Dare

Dec 2010 (straight con­tem­po­rary romance):

II. BIG Book Challenge

Hosted by Orannia, details here

Book entered for this challenge: Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkien
Related event: Lord of the Rings Read-along

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Hosted by Teresa, Eva (A Striped Armchair), Maree (Just Add Books), and the Literary Omnivore, details here.

III. 2010 Reading Challenge

twentyten_smlHosted by Bart, details here

The aim is to read a total 20 books, over ten categories (below), in 2010.

Rules:

Read 2 books from each category, making a requirement of 20 books total.

Categories marked with ** have tighter rules, and these must be followed.

Each book can only qualify for one category.

Crossovers with other challenges are allowed.

Books read from 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2010 are eligible.


Young Adult
1. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, posted here

2. The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks, read in June, review here

T.B.R. **
1. The Firebrand by Marion Zimmer Bradley, posted here

2.

Shiny & New
1. Goddess of Legend by P C Cast

2. The Scarlett Curse by Christine Feehan

Bad Blogger’s *** — aborted

Charity — aborted

New in 2010
1. Archangel’s Kiss by Nalini Singh

2. Ten Things I Love About You by Julia Quinn

Older Than You – DNF

Win! Win!
1. Lord of the Rings by J R R Tolkien – DNF

2. Dear John by Nicholas Sparks, review here.

Who Are You Again?

1. Petite Anglaise by Catherine Sanderson

2. How to Tame a Modern Rougue by Diana Holquist

Up to You!
1. Playing with Fire by Gena Showalter

2. The Pleasure Slave by Gena Showalter

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