Winter Respite Reading Challenge

Monday, March 1, 2010

T4MC - Part 3

The 4-Month Challenge – Part 3 - here are the rules:


5 Point Challenges

Read a book by an author you’ve never read before
Read a book with a one word title
Read a book with an animal name in the title
Read a book with a proper name in the title
Read a fantasy



10 Point Challenges

Read an ‘Austenesque’ book
Read a book with a two word title
Read a book that is part of a series
Read a book about a real person
Read a mystery

15 Point Challenges

Read a book written in the 60’s (any century)
Read a book with a number in the title
Read a book by an author born in March, April, May or June.
Read a book with a three word title
Read a book by an author with three names

20 Point Challenges

Read a book with over 500 pages
Read a book with a four word title
Read a book by two authors
Read a book written in the 70s (any century)
Read a book that has been number one on the NYT Best-sellers list

I'm hoping to do better than 80 points this time. If you want to sign-up, go to She Read a Book.

Four Month Challenge Part Two

Well, I think I did better on this one than on the first one. I calculate that I earned 80 points. I know...but I had plans for more - that's where I did a lot better. These are the books I read:

5-point category -
Proper name:  "Loving Frank" by Nancy Horan
Queen or King: "Nefertiti" by Michelle Moran
10 points


10 point category -
Unfortunately, I had big plans, but completed none.
0 points
15 point category -
Civil War theme: "Daughter of Twin Oaks" by Lauraine Snelling
Author born in Dec. Jan. or Feb.: "An Echo In The Bone" by Diane Gabaldon - her birthday is January 11th.
30 points
20 point category -
Wintery theme: "The Christmas Pearl" by Dorothea Benton Frank
Title begins with A: "Angels at Christmas" by Debbie Macomber
40 points
That makes a grand total of 80 points! I can't wait to try the next Four Month Challenge!