Archive for the ‘Challenges 2010’ Category

Bart’s Bookshelf is hosting the Twenty Ten Reading Challenge .

Here are the guidelines :

  • Read 2 books from each category, making a requirement of 20 books total.
  • The categories are intended to be loose guidelines only, if you decide it fits, then it fits. (Apart from those marked **)
  • Categories marked with ** have tighter rules, and these must be followed.
  • Each book can only qualify for one category.
  • Crossovers with other challenges are allowed.
  • Books read from 01/01/2010 to 31/12/2010 are eligible.

So, on with the categories

  1. Young Adult
    Any book classified as young adult or featuring a teenage protagonist counts for this category.
  2. T.B.R. **
    Intended to help reduce the old T.B.R. pile. Books for this category must be already residents of your bookshelves as of 1/11/09.
  3. Shiny & New
    Bought a book NEW during 2010 from a bookstore, online, or a supermarket? Then it counts for this category. Second-hand books do not count for this one, but, for those on book-buying bans, books bought for you as gifts or won in a giveaway also count!
  4. Bad Blogger’s ***
    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).
  5. Charity
    Support your local charity shops with this category, by picking up books from one of their shops. Again, for those on book-buying bans, books bought for you as gifts also count, as long as they were bought from a charity shop.
  6. New in 2010
    This category is for those books newly published in 2010 (whether it be the first time it is has been released, or you had to wait for it to be published in your country, it counts for this one!)
  7. Older Than You
    Read two books that were published before you were born, whether that be the day before or 100 years prior!
  8. Win! Win!
    Have a couple of books you need to read for another challenge? Then this is the category to use, as long that is, you don’t break the rules of the other challenge by doing so! ;)
  9. Who Are You Again?
    This one isn’t just for authors you’ve never read before, this is for those authors you have never even heard of before!
  10. Up to You!

This category being my choice I choose Graphic Novels (have grown fond of them after a good start in 2009 with this genre )

So are you joining in on the fun?

My blogger buddy Kals is hosting this wonderful challenge and I couldn’t resist. Here are the guidelines :

1. This  challenge is from  January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010.

2. You will have to read a minimum of 6 books in total: two Miss Marple mysteries, two Sherlock Holmes mysteries and two Hercule Poirot mysteries. You can of course, read more than 6 books if you want to.

3. The books you have chosen for this challenge can overlap with other challenges.

My List 😦 To be updated )

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2010 2nd challenge

Challenge Host : Royal Reviews

My Level Of Participation :Fascinated – Read 6 that are 2nd in a series or second time you’ve read the author.

My Book List :

1 Bed Of Roses by Nora Roberts

2 Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets  by  J K Rowling( my fav)

3 Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

4 Fire by Kristin Cashore

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2010 Audio Book Challenge   Challenge Host : Royal Reviews

   My Level Of Participation : Fascinated – Listen to 6 Audio Books.

   My Selection :

    1  Anne Of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

    2  Little Men by Louisa May Alcott

    3  Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell

    4 Anne Of Avonlea by Lucy Maud Montgomery

    5 Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela

    6 Cranford by Elisabeth Gaskell

Looks like I have too many classics for this challenge . But I enjoy listening to classics , so I guess it will be fun..

2010 1st in a Series

Challenge Host : Royal Reviews

My level of Participation : Fascinated – Read 6 novels that are first in a series.

My Book List :

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