April 1, 2010 archive

Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon: April 10-11, 2010

April 10-11, 2010 It’s that time again when readers all over the world drop everything to read for 24 hours. Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon will kick off on April 10th at 5:00 AM PST. To sign up, go to this post. To learn more about the event, check out the FAQ page. I have participated …

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Orbis Terrarum Challenge 2010

April 1 – November 30, 2010 Bethany at Dreadlock Girl is hosting (once again!) the Orbis Terrarum Challenge for 2010. She has created a new site for the challenge and made a couple of changes. The goal: Read 8 books from around the world (This year Bethany is allowing all the books to be from …

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Scandinavian Reading Challenge

March 25 – December 31, 2010 In my quest to read from around the world, I could not resist this challenge hosted by The Black Sheep Dances…I am after all descended from Scandinavia (mostly Sweden) and I also have a HUGE amount of mysteries and novels written by Scandinavian authors on my teetering shelves. Here’s …

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A Failed Challenge…oh well

In keeping with my new and improved attitude towards challenges and obligations, I have failed spectacularly on completing Michelle’s 1% Well-Read Challenge. I was supposed to have read 10 books…I managed three. If you want to see what I read and how I liked them, visit this post. I still intend to read from this …

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