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Orbis Terrarum Challenge – 2009

March 1 – December 31, 2009 Bethany of B&B Ex Libris is hosting the Orbis Terrarum Challenge 2009. Here are the guidelines: Choose 10 books (for the 10 months). Each book must from a different country (defined as the country of origin of the author, or the country he/she lives in) No list is required, …

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1% Well Read Challenge: 2009/2010

March 1, 2009 – March 31, 2010 Michelle from 1 More Chapter is hosting this popular challenge again for 2009-2010.  Here are the guidelines: There are three options from which to choose: Read 10 titles from the original list from March 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009. Read 10 titles from the new list from …

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Unread Authors Challenge – Part II

August 1, 2008 – January 31, 2009 UPDATE: JANUARY 6, 2009 – CHALLENGE COMPLETED! Many thanks to Ariel for hosting this fun challenge. I ended up reading a total of 9 books from 6 different authors. By far, my favorite authors from this challenge are Per Petterson, Kate Grenville, Rose Tremain, and Daphne du Maurier…all …

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My Progress – 2009 Mini Challenges

January 1 – December 31, 2009 1.   Read a collection of short stories and either blog about it, OR tell the group about what you read. Unaccustomed Earth, by Jhumpa Lahiri (read February 22, 2009; rated 5/5; read my review) 2.  Read a play. Blog about it, OR tell the group about your experience. 3. …

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The Chick Lit Challenge

June 1 – September 1, 2008 UPDATE August 31, 2008: I completed this challenge on August 29, 2008. It was really fun to read these light, very well-written novels. There wasn’t a bad one in the bunch! Thank you Debi for hosting the challenge! ********************* Hosted by Debi at Journey to the End of the …

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