Category: Completed Challenges

The New York Challenge 2010

February 1 – May 15, 2010 I am late joining this one, but I finally caved in. Jill at Fizzy Thoughts is hosting this challenge centered around the upcoming BEA in NYC in May. Guidelines: Between February 1st and May 15th, read 1 (one) book set in New York City and post your review. The …

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Non Fiction Five Challenge 2010

May 1 – September 30, 2010 In case you were wondering…YES, Trish’s Reading Nook is once again hosting the Non-Fiction Five Challenge in 2010. The Rules (unchanged from previous years): Read 5 non-fiction books during the months of May – September, 2010 (Trish would like you to link your reviews on Mister Linky each month; …

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Incomplete: What An Animal II Challenge

Yesterday was the last day of the What an Animal II Challenge … and although I did pretty well on this challenge, I fell one book shy of completion. I read five of six books…my favorites being Garth Stein’s The Art of Racing in the Rain and Gail Caldwell’s memoir Let’s Take the Long Way …

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Sahara – Movie Review

Based on the novel by Clive Cussler, Sahara the movie was released in 2005. Starring Matthew McConaughey as Dirk Pitt and the exotic Penolope Cruz as Dr. Eva Rojas this is a fast paced adventure movie which requires the viewer to suspend reality. Dirk Pitt is the hero, a man who can fight off three …

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Social Justice Challenge: Water

The theme for the Social Justice Challenge in February is WATER. Here are the questions to start off the month: What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you think of Water as a social justice issue? What, if any, exposure have you personally had to a water shortage? What potential action …

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Reviews for 2010 Themed Reading Challenge

Please use Mr. Linky below to link DIRECTLY to your review of any books you have read for this challenge. If you do not have a blog, you are encouraged to leave a comment on this post and tell us about any books you have read. 1. Cafeshree (Around the World on 2 Wheels) 2. …

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Announcing the Themed Reading Challenge 2010

February 14 – August 14, 2010 I am once again hosting the Themed Reading Challenge for 2010. This is a six month challenge designed to help readers clear books from their to-be-read stacks which center around a common theme or themes. The “rules” have changed just a bit from last year. Here they are: Readers …

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O.A.T.E.S. Challenge

January 1 – December 31, 2010 Trish at Hey Lady! Watcha Readin’ is hosting the O.A.T.E.S. Challenge and I couldn’t resist. Here are the details: O for Joyce Carol Oates, A for Margaret Atwood…maybe I could come up with other authors to fit T, E, and S! Immediately Ernest Hemingway came to mind, and even …

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Aussie Author Challenge

January 1 – December 31, 2010 Booklover Book Reviews is hosting the Aussie Author Challenge. I almost skipped past this one, but then I realized I actually had quite a few books on my TBR pile which would meet the requirements for the challenge. Readers can choose one of two levels of participation and I’m …

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2010 PUB Challenge

January 1 – December 31, 2010 Michelle at 1 More Chapter is hosting the 2010 PUB Challenge to read at least 10 books published in 2010. This was a no-brainer for me to join – I have plenty of review books which will fit this challenge. I’ll be listing all the books I read below …

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