Thursday, July 29, 2010

Four Month Reading Challenge

The Four Month Reading Challenge is hosted by Martina of She Read a Book and is already on its 4th edition. That's because it's so much fun, I'm sure! I've never joined before, but I'm finding new enthusiasm for joining challenges at the moment so here I am.

The challenge runs from July 1 to October 31 2010.

Just read books from the categories below and earn points! I list some possibilities below, we'll see how much actually gets done. :-)

Points so far: 75 as of 6 October

5 Point Challenges

Read a chick lit book
  • Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella
  • Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin
Read a name with a proper name in the title
Read a historical fiction book
  • The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
Read a book with a one word title
Read a book made into a movie

10 Point Challenges

Read a book with a Civil War theme (any country)

Read a Biblical fiction book

Read a hardcover book
Read a book about a king or queen

Read a book set in France

15 Point Challenges

Read a book by an author you’ve never read before
Read a biography or autobiography

Read a book with a number in the title

Read any book and then post a review
Read any book but read it outside

20 Point Challenges

Read a book in a series AND the one after it

Read a book that was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
Read a book considered Christian fiction

Read a book from The Modern Library Top 100
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Read a book by an author born in July, August, September or October
  • The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen (born August 17)
  • Agatha Christie (born September 15)
  • Fannie Flagg (born September 21)
  • Ursula LeGuin (born October 21)

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