Monday, December 3, 2012

Winter Book Challenge - 1st Check in

Here's where I am so far on this challenge. The ones highlighted are the ones I have completed so far. My point score is 60, not too shabby!!

5 points: Read a book written by an author you have never read before.
     "Code Name Verity" by Elizabeth Wein
5: Read a book you already have at home but haven’t gotten around to yet.
10: Read a book written in the decade that you were born.
10: Read a book that takes place in the state/province where you were born. If you were born outside the U.S. and Canada, read a book that takes place in the country you were born.
15: Read a book titled
The _______'s Daughter or The _______'s Wife.
15: Read a book that was originally written in a language other than English.
20: Read a book with a number in the title. This could be an actual digit or a number like “hundred” or “thousand.” No arbitrary numbers are allowed (e.g. several, few, many, couple).
20: Read a book set during Christmas or another winter holiday.
20: Read a book written by an author who shares your initials.
25: Read a
Pulitzer Prize winner or finalist for fiction.
25: Re-read a book.
     "Boston Jane" by Jennifer L. Holm
30: Read three books from three different genres (e.g. romance, historical fiction, horror, biography, etc.). Remember, the books used for this category cannot count for any other category.
     1. "Enchantments" by Kathryn Harrison (historical fiction)
     2. "Shadow and Bone" by Leigh Bardugo (young adult fantasy)
     3. "Cloud Atlas" by David Mitchell (fiction)

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