Sunday, December 19, 2010

The Four Month Challenge

Here is my latest reading challenge. This is a lot of fun!
You can find it here.
Read a book by your favourite author
The Lady Most Likely by Julia Quinn, Connie Brockway and Eloisa James

Read a YA book
Bridget’s Quest by PC Cast

Read a book written in 2010
Dark Road to Darjeeling by Deanna Raybourn

Read a book with a colour/color in the title
First drop of crimson by Jeanienne Frost

Read a book set in any country other than your own
Knight of Desire by Margaret Mallory

Read a book with any ‘family’ name in it. Eg: Father, daughter, uncle, etc.
A Husband’s Wicked Ways by Jane Feather

Read a book you’ve read before
Two Shall Become One by Sharon Lathan

Read a fantasy book
Sea Fever by Virginia Kantra

Read a book you’ve been meaning to read for ages
Elphame’s Choice by PC Cast

Read a book set in the same country you live in
Christmas Eve in Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas

Read a book written before you were born

Read a book suggested by a blog
One Wicked Sin by Nicola Cornick

Read a book set in a country/place you’d like to visit
Dangerous to Know by Tasha Alexander

Read a book about a person who is still alive (Memoir, bio, auto-bio, etc)

Read a book that is the first in a series
And Then He Kissed Her by Laura Lee Guhrke

Read a book about a person who is passed (Memoir, bio, auto-bio, etc)

Read a classic you’ve never read before

Read a book you need to read for another challenge
Ten Ways to be Adored When Landing a Lord by Sarah MacLean

Read a book of short stories
Stroke of Midnight by Sherrilyn Kenyon, et al

Read a book with a food in the title

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Book Challenge

I apparently linked the challenge to this post so I'll keep it here even though the date is wrong.

1. To YA or not YA…
The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa

2. …With a Twist.
This one focuses on sub-genres, Dystopia
XVI by Julia Karr
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

3. Hot off the Presses.
Read a book published (in your country) in 2011?
Notorious Pleasure by Elizabeth Hoyt
Unveiled by Courtney Milan

4. It Wasn’t Me! (aka Bad Bloggers*)
Books in this category, should be ones you’ve picked up purely on the recommendation of another blogger count for this category (any reviews you post should also link to the post that convinced you give the book ago).
One Wicked Sin by Nicola Cornick
First Truth by Dawn Cook

5. Show it Who is Boss!
Tackle that overflowing T.B.R. pile! Books for this category must be already residents of your bookshelves as of 1/12/10.
Demon's Fire by Emma Holly
Assumed Engagement by Kara Louise

6. Bablefish.
Read books that are translated from a language that is not your own.
The Night Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko

7. Will-Power? What Will-Power? (aka: The Henry Ward Beecher Memorial.)
Bought a book NEW during 2011? Then it counts for this category.
This Side of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
Eternal Rider by Larissa Ione

8. Mind the Gap.
Need just one more book to compete that duology/trilogy/series then read it for this one!
Married to the Viscount by Sabrina Jeffries
Knight of Passion by Margaret Mallory

9. Back in the Day.
Re-read an old favourite or two for this category.
Two Shall Become One by Sharon Lathan
Unlocked by Courtney Milan

10. Way Back When.
Read books that were published before you were born for this one,

11. Slim-Pickings
Any books between 90-150 pages count.
Pack Alpha by Crissy Smith
Alpha and Omega by Patricia Briggs

I have been spending most of my time reading instead of paper crafting lately so I've decided to join a couple of reading challenges. I also wanted a place to keep track of books I've read and authors I've enjoyed.

Fantasy challenge here
1. Hunters: Heart and Soul by Shiloh Walker
2. Sin Undone by Larissa Ione
3. Pleasures of the Night by Sylvia Day
4. Demon from the Dark by Kresley Cole
5. Viking Unchained by Sandra Hill
6. Destined for an Early Grave by Jeaniene Frost
7. Dream Warrior by Sherrilyn Kenyon
8. I Thirst for You by Susan Sizemore
9. Unchained by Sharon Ashwood
10.The Accidental Werewolf by Dakota Cassidy
11.Soul Deep by Lora Leigh
12.Barbarian Prince by Michelle Pillow
13.Accidentally Dead by Dakota Cassidy
14.First Drop of Crimson by Jeaniene Frost
15.Hunters Salvation by Shiloh Walker
16.Sea Witch by Virginia Kantra
17.Heat of the Night by Sylvia Day
18.I Hunger for You by Susan Sizemore
19.The Last Viking by Sandra Hill
20.The Jaguar Prince by Karen Kelley

Historical Fiction here
1. Hellion in her Bed by Sabrina Jeffries
2. Secrets of a Scandalous Bride by Sophia Nash
3. To Wed a Wicked Prince by Jane Feather
4. For Your Arms Only by Caroline Linden
5. Unladylike Pursuits by Alyssa Goodnight
6. Twice Tempted by a Rogue by Tessa Dare
7. Highland Hellcat by Mary Wine
8. Courtesan's Kiss by Mary Blayney
9. Dance of Seduction by Sabrina Jeffries
10.The Belated Bride by Karen Hawkins
11.Scoundrel in my Dreams by Celeste Bradley
12.The Silver Rose by Jane Feather
13.A Dangerous Love by Bertrice Small
14.The Tarnished Lady by Sandra Hill
15.A Husband's Wicked Ways by Jane Feather
16.Trial by Desire by Courtney Milan
17.Three Night with a Scoundrel by Tessa Dare
18.Whisper of Scandal by Nicola Cornick
19.The Mischief of the Mistletoe by Lauren Willig
20.The Border Lord's Bride by Bertrice Small

And done!!

Friday, August 6, 2010