Nineteenth Century Women Writers Completed


Persuasion by Jane Austen
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
Camilla by Fanny Burney
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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Herding Cats Challenge Completed

The three I’ve read

1. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas; Translated by Richard Pevear
2. Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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Bronte Mini-Challenge Completed


Read and/or watch TWO works by any of the three Bronte sisters

For example:
Watching two movies
Reading two books
Reading one book; watching one movie

1) Jane Eyre’s Daughter by Elizabeth Newark
2) Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte (book and movie)

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon (October 18)


I’ve signed up to be a reader for Dewey’s 3rd 24 Hour Readathon. She has it starting at 5AM Pacific time (Noon GMT). If I am correct (and please correct me if I’m wrong) that would be 7AM Central time. To find out more read here and here.

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Fall Into Reading Challenge 2008


Fall into Reading 2008
Host: Callapidder Days
Dates: September 22nd – December 20th 2008
Books required: Participant Decides

Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Madapple by Christina Meldrum
Something Wicked by Alan M. Gratz
The Diamond of Darkhold by Jeanne DuPrau
Manga Shakespeare: MacBeth Illustrated by Robert Deas
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Impossible by Nancy Werlin
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall
Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Windy Poplar by L.M. Montgomery
Anne’s House of Dreams by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
Rainbow Valley by L.M. Montgomery
Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Secret Garden by Frances Burnett
The Once and Future King by T.H. White
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
Pemberley Shades by D.A. Bonavia-Hunt

Mind, Body, Soul Challenge


Mind, Body, Soul Challenge
host: Annie (Reading, Writing, and Ranting)
October 1, 2008 – October 31, 2008
required books: depends on the options the participant decides; 4 for me.

Mind: Option 2. Classic & Literary Variation of Said Classic. I will probably go with something Austen. I’ve got a handful of Austen sequels/prequels/companion books that I’ve been wanting to get to.

Body: Option 1. An audio book. I’m not sure which book this will be. Maybe Madapple. Maybe Adoration of Jenna Fox. Maybe An Abundance of Katherines. But something YA and audio. 🙂

Soul: Option 1. I’ll read a Christian non-fiction book. Right now I’m thinking The Cure by Harry Kraus, MD or Whiter Than Snow: Meditations on Sin and Mercy by Paul David Tripp or Jonathan Edwards for Armchair Theologians by James P. Byrd.

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Stephenie Meyer Mini-Challenge Completed

1. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
2. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
3. A New Dawn, edited by Ellen Hopkins.

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