Challenges

This page contains information on all the reading challenges that motivate and inspire me in my reading journey. It’ll be updated frequently as I complete each leg of the journey.

Reading Challenges I’m participating in 2011

1. HISTORICAL FICTION CHALLENGE 2011

Each month, a new post dedicated to the HF Challenge will be created. To participate, you only have to follow the rules:
  • everyone can participate, even those who don’t have a blog (you can add your book title and thoughts in the comment section if you wish)
  • add the link(s) of your review(s) including your name and book title to the Mister Linky we’ll be adding to our monthly post (please, do not add your blog link, but the correct address that will guide us directly to your review)
  • any kind of historical fiction is accepted (HF fantasy, HF young adult,…)
  • you can overlap this challenge with others kind of challenges
  • During these following 12 months you can choose one of the different reading levels: I’ve chosen
    Undoubtedly Obsessed: 15 books

    Here are the books read for this challenge:

  1. The Blackstone Key by Rose. A. Melikan
  2. Ravishing in Red by Madeline Hunter
  3. Provocative in Pearls by Madeline Hunter
  4. Sinful in Satin by Madeline Hunter
  5. Ruthless by Anne Stuart
  6. Reckless by Anne Stuart
  7. The Bleeding Dusk by Colleen Gleason
  8. The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason
  9. A Tale of Two Lovers by Maya Rodale
  10. Paper Roses by Amanda Cabot
  11. Nine Rules to Break When Romancing A Rake by Sarah McLean
  12. The Year of Living Scandalously by Julia London
  13. Wonderful by Jill Barnett

2. The TwentyEleven Challenge

Objective: read 20 books from 11 categories
Rules:

  • Each book can only qualify for one category.
  • Crossovers with other challenges are allowed.
  • Books read from 01/01/2011 to 31/12/2011 are eligible.

Categories for TwentyEleven are:

1. To YA or not YA

Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger

2. With a Twist

The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason
The Bleeding Dusk by Colleen Gleason

3. Hot off the Presses

4. It Wasn’t Me! (aka Bad Bloggers*)

5. Show it Who is Boss!

6. Bablefish

7. Will-Power? What Will-Power?

A Tale of Two Lovers by Maya Rodale

Nine Rules to Break When Romancing A Rake by Sarah McLean

8. Mind the Gap

9. Back in the Day

Ravishing in Red by Madeline Hunter

10. Way Back When

11. Slim-Pickings

Johnny Angel by Danielle Steele


3. The Sense and Sensibility Bicentenary Challenge 2011

Organized by Laurel Ann at  TheAustenProse to mark the bicentenary of Jane Austen’s first published novel, Sense and Sensibility.

Level of Participation: Neophyte: 1 – 4 selections

My selection for the challenge:

Books:

Sense & Sensibility (Marvel Illustrated), Nancy Butler and Sonny Liew

Colonel Brandon’s Diary, by Amanda Grange

Suspense and Sensibility or, First Impressions Revisited, by Carrie Bebris

Movies:

I Have Found It (Kandukondain Kandukondain) 2000

4.  Being a Jane Austen Mystery Challenge

Also organized by Laurel Ann at  TheAustenProse and focused on author Stephanie Barron’s Being a Jane Austen Mystery series.

Level of Participation: Neophyte: 1 – 4 selections

My selection for the challenge: not decided yet

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