21 December 2008

Challenge: Winter Reading


Robin at My Two Blessings is hosting the Winter Reading challenge, which runs from December 21 (today!) to March 20.

This is an easygoing challenge: Pick some books and agree to read them during the time allotted. Books can overlap other challenges, and they can be in any format. There will be a blog to post our reviews; so we can discover new books.

Here are the books (in no particular order) I plan to read to meet this challenge:

The Apprentice by Jacques Pepin
Rebel by Bernard Cornwell
House of Blue Mangoes by David Davidar
Marco Polo by Laurence Bergreen
Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George
French Lessons by Peter Mayle
Twilight at Monticello by Alan Pell Crawford
Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke
Nancy Drew #1 (graphic) by Stefan Petrucha

To sign up, to read reviews, to see who else has joined, visit Robin's blog.

11 comments:

Kara 12/21/08, 9:35 AM  

I'm joining this on too. I am so glad someone is doing a Winter challenge. Good Luck!!

My Two Blessings 12/21/08, 10:31 AM  

Hi Beth. Your list of books looks very interesting. Just more books for my wishlist. look forward to hearing what you think about them.

thanks for joining the challenge. :)

Robin of mytwoblessings.

Veens 12/21/08, 12:31 PM  

I am doing way too many challenges Beth! I can't handle any more i think :)

but u have an award at my place :)

Sandra 12/21/08, 6:40 PM  

I'm doiong this one too, just have to make up my list. My family enjoyed The Lincoln Lawyer very much. I'll watch for your reviews.

J. Kaye Oldner 12/21/08, 6:41 PM  

I LOVED "Lincoln Lawyer" by Michael Connelly!

Oh and thanks for listing this! I have been waiting and waiting for this to come out. :)

Nise' 12/21/08, 8:13 PM  

Happy Winter Reading! I want to read the series by Cornelia Funke. It will fit well into a couple of 09 challenges!

Holly 12/21/08, 10:27 PM  

I think I need to join this one too.

Nely 12/22/08, 10:20 AM  

I'm in this one too - no surprise there huh? =)

Beth F 12/22/08, 6:14 PM  

I can't wait to read everyone's reviews. This should be a fun challenge. Thanks again Robin!

michellekae 12/22/08, 6:38 PM  

Sounds Like a great list, I will be cheering you on as well!

Whitney 1/6/09, 9:19 PM  

I signed up for this challenge too. I read Memoirs of Cleopatra a few years ago and loved it; I'll be interested to read what you thought.

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