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Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2012

I’m participating in the Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2012 being hosted over at the Historical Tapestry blog. There are several levels in the challenge for readers to choose from:

  • Out of my comfort zone = 2 books
  • Daring and curious = 5 books
  • Struggling the addiction = 10 books
  • Undoubtedly obsessed = 15 books
  • Severe bookaholism = 20 books

I’ve signed up for the ‘Struggling the addiction’ level to read 10 historical fiction books in 2012.

If you’d like to join in, all you need to do is decide how many books you want to read, just register at the Historical Tapestry blog and join in the fun!

1. The Name of the Rose | Umberto Eco
2. The White Queen | Philippa Gregory
3. The Light Between Oceans | M. L. Stedman
4. The Turn of the Screw | Henry James
5. The Red Queen | Philippa Gregory
6. The Car Thief | Theodore Weesner
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Aussie Author Challenge 2012

I’m also participating in the Aussie Author Challenge 2012 hosted over at Booklover Book Reviews blog. The two levels of participation are:

  • Tourist – read and review 3 books by at least 2 different Aussie authors
  • Dinky Di – read and review 12 books by at least 6 different Aussie authors

I’ve already achieved the first level (yeah!), and am trying to aiming for the Dinky Di level of participation.

If you’d like to join me in the reading challenge you don’t need a blog to participate, just click on this link, sign up and start reading. Good Luck!

So far, I’ve read:
1. The Blood Countess | Tara Moss
2. Nowhere Man | John M. Green
3. The Light Between Oceans | M. L. Stedman
4. Born to Run | John M. Green
5. Killing Richard Dawson | Robin Baker
6. My Hundred Lovers | Susan Johnson
7. Rocks in the Belly | Jon Bauer
8. The Crossing | B. Michael Radburn

For this challenge, I plan to read:
9. Chasing Odysseus | Sulari Gentill
10. Cloudstreet | Tim Winton
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