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Thursday, December 10, 2009

ARC Reading Challenge

The ARC Reading Challenge is hosted by Teddy Rose at So Many Precious Books, So Little Time. This challenge runs from January 2, 2010 until December 30, 2010. I think that this challenge is perfect for me because I am going to have many ARC's to read this year - due to the Round Table! I'm not going to pick a level, but I will update the level as I go along. I am at least Bronze Level B.

Here are the rules:
1. List all of the ARC's that you have to read right now. Then throughout the year, you must continue updating that list as you receive more ARC's. (This is important). You should also strike out the ones that you finish.

2. The Levels

Level Bronze: .a. All of us who have or will have less than 12 ARC's must read all of the ARC's we have. Note, that if you have 11 ARC's and then receive a 12th one you will be bumped up to catagory a.

b. All of us who have or will have more than 12 ARC's must read and review 12.

Level Silver: Read 24 ARC's

Level Gold: Read 25 or more ARC's

3. You don't have to make a list of which ARC's you plan to read, but you can if you want.

If you choose a lower level, you can always change it to a higher level if you like. However, you cannot go from a higher level back down to a lower level.

4. Crossovers with other challenges are allowed and Audio-books are allowed as long as they are ARC's.

5. Read the books and review them on your blog. If you don't have a blog, you can post your review on sites like Powells, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.

6. Please subscribe to her blog, as she will be doing a monthly post with MR Linky. Please add your reviews for each month in MR Linky in her monthly post.

Here is my list of books:
1. Royal Harlot by Susan Holloway Scott
2. The Dark Lantern by Gerri Brightwell
3. The Harlot's Progress: Yorkshire Molly by Peter Mottley
4. The Queen's Dollmaker by Christine Trent
5. The Secret of the Glass by Donna Russo Morin
6. The Scarlet Lion by Elizabeth Chadwick
7. The Creation of Eve by Lynn Cullen
8. Claude & Camille by Stephanie Cowell
9. The Queen's Pawn by Christy English
10. The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by C. W. Gortner
11. Dracula in Love by Karen Essex
12. Roeing Oakes by Kristina Emmons
13. Within the Hollow Crown by Margaret Campbell Barnes
14. By Fire, By Water by Mitchell Kaplan
15. Prima Donna by Megan Chance
16. Alphatudes by Michele Wahlder
17. Impatient with Desire by Gabrielle Burton
18. Wild Romance by Chloe Schama
19. The Revolutionary Paul Revere by Joel Miller
20. Mr. Darcy Broke My Heart by Beth Pattillo
21. Watermark by Vanith Sankaran
22. For the King by Catherine Delors
23. Great Maria by Cecelia Holland
24. For the King's Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick
25. Heart of Lies by M. L. Malcolm
26. Prisoners in the Palace by Michaela MacColl
27. Industrial Pioneers by Patrick Brown
28. What Alice Knew by Paula Marantz Cohen
29. Child of the Northern Spring by Persia Woolley
30. The Countess and the King by Susan Holloway Scott
31. The Forever Queen by Hellen Hollick
32. Penelope's Daughter by Laurel Corona
33. The Passionate Brood by Margaret Campbell Barnes
34. Blood and Silk by Carol McKay
35. The King's Daughter by Christie Dickason
36. Princess of Nowhere by Lorenzo Borghese
37. A Royal Likeness by Christine Trent
38. The Gentleman Poet by Kathryn Johnson
39. Queen Hereafter by Susan Frasier King

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  1. You always find the good challenges. I am going to have to jump on this one to. I am waiting to post mine all at once but I have two so far that I found out from you. Cool thank you for sharing.

  2. This is a good one! I think you'll probably be able to reach Silver level with all the Round Table stuff!

    Thanks for posting!

  3. Welcome to the challenge! I'm so glad that you are joining us.

    I hope you do join Lizzy! Hey Amy, with all those historical fiction ARC's your read, this would be a good one for you too.


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