Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Book Awards II Challenge

My stars, another challenge! But this one goes into 2009, so I think I can handle it. (I hope!)

How does the AMAZING
3M manage to give us these great challenges?? She's a reading superhero!

Details and sign-up are
here. Basically it's:

  • Read 10 award-winning books in 10 months (August 1, 2008 - June 1, 2009)
  • Cover at least 5 different literary prizes in your list
Here's my list (subject to change, there are some overlaps with other challenges):

1. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (Newbery Medal, 2009)
2. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (Alex Award, 2007)
3. Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce (Carnegie Medal, 2004)

4. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane (Anthony Award, 2002)
5. Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner (Man Booker Prize, 1984)

6. Out Stealing Horses (IMPAC Dublin Award, 2007)

7. On Beauty by Zadie Smith (Orange Prize, 2006)
8. How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff (Printz Award, 2005)
Murder With Peacocks by Donna Andrews (Agatha Award - Best 1st Novel, 1999)
10. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (Newbery Medal, 1963)

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