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Sunday, September 27, 2009
Four Month Challenge Complete
This challenge was hosted by Virginie Says...
I am SO EXCITED to have finished this challenge. It was such a huge undertaking and when I started it I was sure I wasn't going to finish. I had decided right from the start that there were a couple of categories that I wasn't going to do - but then as I went along I found myself wanting to do them because of the challenge. It has really opened my eyes to different books that I have really enjoyed. As I got to the last book, Cleopatra's Daughter, I was not sure I would finish by September 30 but I had hoped that I would race through it like I did her previous novels, and sure enough, save the best for last.
Here is my up to date list of my conquests (haha)
5 Point Challenges
Read a Chick Lit Book - Dancing with Ana by Nicole Barker
Read a Historical Fiction Book - Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir
Read a Books Just because you like the Cover - The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Read anything by Jean Plaidy - The Merry Monarch's Wife by Jean Plaidy
Read a Book with a Number in the Title - The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith (Audio Book)
10 Point Challenges
Read a Book about Royalty (bio or fiction) - The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn by Robin Maxwell
Read a Classic - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (Audio Book)
Read a Book by an Author you have Never Read - A Dangerous Book for Demon Slayers by Angie Fox
Read a Celebrity Bio/Auto-bio - I Am America, and So Can You by Stephen Colbert (Audio Book)
Read a Hardcover Book - Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran
15 Point Challenges
Read a Book with a One Word Title - Smitten by Janet Evanovich (Audio Book)
Read a Book Based on a Biblical Character - Eve by Elissa Elliott
Read a Book that was Made into a Movie - Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Read a Book by an Author Born in June, July, August, or September - The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran
Read a Book with a Summer Word in the Title - The Hot Kid by Elmore Leonard (Audio Book)
20 Point Challeges
Read a Book in a Series AND the One After - 1st to Die & 2nd Chance by James Patterson (Audio Books)
Read a Danielle Steele AND a Maeve Binchy Book - Five Days in Paris by Danielle Steel and Tara Road by Maeve Binchy (Audio Books)
Read a Book From the 1001 Books to Read Before You Die List - The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
Read a Book Considered Christian Fiction - Triumph of Deborah by Eva Etzioni-Halevy
Read a Book of Your Choice BUT Read Outside - Rage: The True Story of Sibling Murder by Jerry Langton
I look forward to the next challenge starting in November - bring it on!
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