Saturday, November 17, 2007

By The Decades Challenge 2008

Michelle from 1 More Chapter has set up another Decades Challenge. I love this one. Here is my list:

1830's - The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
1840's - Agnes Gray by Anne Bronte
1850's - Bleak House by Charles Dickens
1860's - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
1870's - Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
1880's - A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
1890's - Jude the Obsure by Thomas Hardy
1990's - Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
1910's - Something Fresh by P. D. Wodehouse
1920's - Oil by Upton Sinclair
1930's - The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
1940's - The Diary of Anne Frank
1950's - The Puppet Masters by Robert Heinlein
1960's - The Stainless Steel Rat by Harry Harrison
1970's - Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
1980's - Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
1990's - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

Canadian Reading Challenge

John, from The Book Mind Set, set up this challenge. It goes from now until July 1. Here is my list:

The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald
Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O'Neill
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
A Jest of God by Margaret Laurence
The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay
The Studhorse Man by Robert Kroetsch
Generation X by Douglas Copeland
Yellowknife by Steve Zipp
Consumption by Kevin Patterson
Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
Barney's Version by Mordecai Richler

Russian Reading Challenge

Sharon from Ex-Libris set up this challenge: 12 Months to read 12 Russian novels:

The Fiery Angel by Valery Bryusov
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil by Nicolai Gogol
Lady Macbeth of the Mtensk District by Nikolai Leskov
Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabakov
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov
The Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
Day Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko

Jane Austen Mini-Challenge

Hosted by Becky, at Becky's Book Reviews, this mini-challenge is set up for 2008:
Sense and Sensibility
Pride and Prejudice
Mansfield Park
Northanger Abbey

Cardithon 2008

Starting Jan. 1 and running through the year:

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card
The Memory of Earth by Orson Scott Card
Sarah by OSC
Lost Boys by OSC
Enchantment by OSC
A Planet Called Treason by OSC
Capitol by OSC
Hot Sleep by OSC
Eye for and Eye by OSC
Treasure Box by OSC
Wyrms by OSC
Then comes the reviews and recommendations:
Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb
The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
Murder of Roger Ackroid by Agatha Christie
The Black Echo by Michael Connelly
Widdershins by Charles de Lint
The Bone Doll's Twin by Lynn Flewelling
The Puppet Masters (or Farmer in the Sky) by Robert Heinlein
The Kite Runner by Khalid Hosseini
Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
Holes by Louis Sacher
Digging to America by Anne Tyler

Saturday, November 3, 2007

A Place to list all my Challenges!!

I figured I needed a place to list all of my reading challenges. I don't know how else to keep up with them!!