Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Four Month Challenge, Part 3 - Wrap Up



Since Part 3 ends on June 30 and Part 4 starts on July 1, I thought I'd post my wrap-up. I think I did pretty well - 175 points, yay! Hopefully I can get to at least 200 next time.

5 Point Challenges


Read a book by an author you’ve never read before:
Under Orders by Dick Francis

Read a book with an animal name in the title:
The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett (also for Book Awards Challenge)

Read a book with a proper name in the title:
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by David Levithan and John Green

Read a fantasy:
Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik

10 Point Challenges

Read an ‘Austenesque’ book:
Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford

Read a book with a two word title:
Death Masks by Jim Butcher

Read a book that is part of a series:
Catching
Fire by Suzanne Collins (2nd book in the Hunger Games trilogy)

Read a book about a real person:
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly (based on the murder of Grace Brown by Chester Gillette in
the Adirondacks in 1906)

Read a mystery:
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (also for Book Awards Challenge)

15 Point Challenges

Read a book with a number in the title:
16 Lighthouse Road by Debbie Macomber

Read a book by an author born in March, April, May or June:
Getting the Girl by Susan Juby (March 30, 1969 - also for Young Adult Challenge)


Read a book with a three word title:
Pretty in Ink by Karen E. Olson


20 Point Challenges

Read a book with a four word title:
Son of the Mob by Gordon Korman (also for Young Adult Challenge)

Read a book by two authors:
Shoot to Thrill by PJ Tracy (mother-daughter team PJ and Traci Lambrecht)

Read a book that has been number one on the NYT Best-sellers list:
Black Hills by Nora Roberts (looks like it debuted at #1 on July 26, 2009)