The Four Month Challenge Part Two is being held by Martina at She Read a Book
Round 2 is now over - and I put up a decent result - 140/250 points. I wasn't able to devote as much time to it this round as the first because of my reviewing committments - although I would have loved to. Round 3 is starting up tomorrow and I should be able to do a lot better with that one, as it is more open. So heres to Round 2 being over and Round 3 starting!
Here are the rules:
The challege runs from November 1, 2009 until February 28, 2010
Each book can only be used for 1 category (no double-dipping)
2 of the books can be audiobooks, but don't have to be
The books read for this challege can overlap with other challeges
The categories are:
5 Point Challenges
Read a book with a proper name in the title
Read a book about a queen or king - Complete - Notorious Royal Marriages by Leslie Carrol
Read a book by or about/related to a Bronte
Read a book about Vampires
Read a book by V.C. Andrews
10 Point Challenges
Read a book by Canadian author
Read a book by or about/related to Charles Dickens
Read a book set in France - Complete - The Queen's Dollmaker by Christine Trent
Read a book by Georgette Heyer
Read an ‘art’ themed book.
15 Point Challenges
Read a book with a Civil War theme (any country)
Read a book with characters inspired by King Arthur or about King Arthur/Camelot
Read a biography/autobiography - Complete - Going Rogue by Sarah Palin
Read a book related to or something by Shakespeare - Complete - O, Juliet by Robin Maxwell
Read a book by an author born in November, December, January or February - Complete- Thirsty by Kristin Bair-O'Keeffe (born in February)
20 Point Challenges
Read a book with a wintery theme (Christmas, snow, ice, freezing, star, camel, mistletoe, etc.) - Complete - A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin (This book is set during a cold, snowy wintertime)
Read a book that was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Read a book that begins with A and one that begins with Z - Complete- The Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks (Z Book) and The Accidental Demon Slayer by Angie Fox (A Book )
Read a book from The Modern Library Top 100 - Complete - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald - Audio Book
Read a book and then write a review - Complete - The Golden Tulip by Rosalind Laker
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