What’s in a Name Challenge 2009

Debi is holding the What’s in a name challenge again with different categories. I will add books as I read them. Time Period: All of 2009 The Challenge: Choose one book from each of the following categories. 1. A book with a “profession” in its title. 2. A book with a “time of day” in… Read More »

Winter Holiday Reading Challenge

Book in Hand is hosting the Winter Holiday Reading Challenge to read winter holiday themed books from Nov 1 2008 to Jan 31, 2009 FINISHED I’m aiming for two books but may read more. Possibilities: The Christmas Rat by AviStanley the Christmas Tree by R.E. HughesA Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens This post is Copyright… Read More »

2009 Pub Challenge

A quote from the rules of the challenge: “Read a minimum of 9 books first published in 2009. You don’t have to buy these. Library books, unabridged audios, or ARCs are all acceptable. To qualify as being first published in 2009, it must be the first time that the book is published in your own… Read More »

Non-Fiction Five Challenge Wrap-up

Well the challenge is all finished up and I managed to finish it on time. While looking for my reviews to link here I realized I hadn’t posted one of them so I just posted it. I didn’t read exactly what I’d originally planned and it wasn’t really a challenge for me as I read… Read More »

A to Z Challenge

I’m not doing so good with this year’s challenge and I am cutting down on my challenges but I want to try this in 2009. I’ll be choosing Option B which is to read 26 books in the year 2009, one for each letter of the alphabet by book title. I won’t be picking books… Read More »

The Naming Conventions Challenge

Here are the rules for this challenge: “Instructions1) Write down your first name (or whatever name you usually goby)2) Do any or all of the following (i.e. do 2a and/or 2b and/or 2c):2a) For each letter, pick an author whose last name starts with that letter.2b) For each letter, pick an author whose first name… Read More »

Southern Reading Challenge 2008 Wrap-Up

Well I finished this challenge in time and it was the first time I did it. Books I Read and Reviewed:1. The Color Purple by Alice Walker review here2. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee review here3. Eyes of the storm : hurricanes Katrina and Rita : the photographic story by The Dallas Morning… Read More »