Wrap Up – Unread Author’s Challenge

I completed this challenge today! I read five (5) books from my original list and one (1) book from my alternates list. You can view my entire list with links to reviews here.

I enjoyed all the new authors I read, rating 4 of the 6 a high 4.5/5 (highly recommended), and 2 of the 6 a 4/5 rating (recommended).

My favorite part of the challenge was adding to my “new to me” author list. For a long time I was stuck in a rut of only reading those authors I was familiar with…in 2007, I decided to branch out and try to read more new authors. This has really expanded my reading, and added to my favorite authors to choose from!

I would definitely participate in this challenge were it to be offered again. Thank you Ariel for hosting a fabulous reading challenge!!

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    • Anonymous on February 22, 2008 at 19:29

    Yay! Congrats on finishing, Wendy. I’ve seen The Good Earth a lot recently but haven’t heard much about it.

    • Anonymous on February 22, 2008 at 19:47

    Thanks, Trish! I hadn’t heard much about The Good Earth either, but I guess it is a classic…and it is definitely worth the read.

    • Anonymous on February 23, 2008 at 12:15

    I just read your review of the Sarah Waters book. I’ve been wanting to read something by her for a long time. Glad to see you liked it. And Congrats on finishing the challenge!

    • Anonymous on February 27, 2008 at 11:14

    Thanks, Stephanie! Let me know your thoughts on the Water’s book after you’ve read it 🙂

    • Anonymous on March 2, 2008 at 22:39

    You had such amazing success with the challenge – Congrats! We will definitely be doing it again, I think (at which point I hope to be less overwhelmed by work and be able to get many more unread authors under my belt!)….

    • Anonymous on March 3, 2008 at 10:18

    Thanks Ariel – I’ll look forward to Part II of this challenge when you host it!

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