Women Unbound challenge.
First off, we have the
*Philogynist: read at least two books, including at least one nonfiction one.
*Bluestocking: read at least five books, including at least two nonfiction ones.
*Suffragette: read at least eight books, including at least three nonfiction ones.
I'm going to try for Suffragette level. I think I can do it. The challenge runs until the 30th of November 2010, you can enter anytime (: Click the link for more information!!
There are four levels:
*The Mini YA Reading Challenge – Read 12 Young Adult novels.
*Just My Size YA Reading Challenge – Read 25 Young Adult novels.
*Stepping It Up YA Reading Challenge – Read 50 Young Adult novels.
*Super Size Me YA Reading Challenge – Read 75 Young Adult novels.
I'll probably end up doing something in between the Mini and the Just My Size categories (:
Ones I definitely want to read are:
Fallen by: Lauren Kate
Hush Hush by: Becca Fitzpatrick
Beautiful Creatures by: Kami Garcia
Evermore, Blue Moon, and Shadowland by: Alyson Noel
Shadow Kiss and Blood Promise by: Richelle Mead
Need by: Carrie Jones
Wicked Lovely, Ink Exchange, and Fragile Eternity by: Melissa Marr
Wake and Fade by: Lisa McMann
Immortal by: Gillian Shields
Catching Fire by: Suzanne Collins
Diamond Secret by: Suzanne Weyn
Winter's Child, Belle, Before Midnight, and Wild Orchard by: Cameron Dokey
Midnight Pearls by: Debbie Viguie
There's the What's In A Name challenge.
The rules are: Between January 1 and December 31, 2010, read one book in each of the following categories:
1) A book with a food in the title: Clockwork Orange, Grapes of Wrath, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
2)A book with a body of water in the title: A River Runs through It, Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters, The Lake House
3)A book with a title (queen, president) in the title: The Murder of King Tut, The Count of Monte Cristo, Lady Susan
4)A book with a plant in the title: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Wind in the Willows, The Name of the Rose
5)A book with a place name (city, country) in the title: Out of Africa; London; Between, Georgia
6)A book with a music term in the title: Song of Solomon, Ragtime, The Piano Teacher
I'm pretty excited for that one (: It's very interesting!!
Here's what I have so far:
1) Clockwork Orange by: Anthony Burgess
4) I Never Promised You A Rose Garden by: Joanne Greenberg
5) Shanghai Girls by: Lisa See
6) Song of Solomon by: Toni Morrison
This is one I'm really excited for!! It's the 2010 Historical Reading Challenge. I'm so pumped for this one, you guys have no idea. I love historical books XD hehehe.
There are four levels to this one also. There is:
*Curious – Read 3 Historical Fiction novels.
*Fascinated – Read 6 Historical Fiction novels.
*Addicted – Read 12 Historical Fiction novels.
* Obsessed – Read 20 Historical Fiction novels.
I'm shooting for Addicted. I figure that's not bad, seeing as how I'll have a year to complete it (:
And last but not least, there's the GLBT Challenge which I think is awesome (:
There are three levels to this one:
*Lambda Level: Read 4 books.
*Pink Triangle Level: Read 8 books.
*Rainbow Level: Read 12 or more books.
I'm shooting for the Pink Triangle level (:
You can read books with GLBT topics, or books by GLBT authors (: Like Oscar Wilde! (I adore him).
Al righty, that's all I've got for now. I received my Secret Santa gifts in the mail from the Holiday swap. I'll have pictures of that soon (:
Hope everyone's doing good! More reviews to come (: