Feb 11, 2007

Challenge History

2009


RIP IV Challenge (finished)

Host: Carl
When: September 1st-October 31st 2009
Book Read:

Japanese Literature Challenge (finished)

Host: Bellezza
When: August 2009-January 2010
Book To Read:

4 Rs Challenge (finished)

Hosts: Fyrefly and The Literate Housewife
When: Ongoing; Starts over every 3 months
Book To Read:


GLBTQ Challenge (finished)

Host: Amanda
When: July- December 2009
Books To Read:
  1. The Night Watch by Sarah Waters
  2. The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson
  3. The Screwed-Up Life of Charlie the Second by Drew Ferguson
  4. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
  5. Dangerous Angels by Francesca Lia Block
  6. Ash by Malinda Lo

Non-Fiction Five (finished)

Host:Trish
When: May - September 2009
Books Read:
  1. Feeling Like a Kid by Jerry Griswold
  2. Virgin: The Untouched History by Hanne Blank
  3. Reasonable Creatures by Katha Pollitt
  4. Cheek by Jowl by Ursula K. Le Guin
  5. 84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff


Herding Cats II - Attack of the Hairballs (finished)


Host:Renay
When: April - December 2009
Books Read:
  1. Skellig by David Almond
  2. The Secret History by Donna Tartt


Once Upon a Time III (finished)

Host:Carl V.
When: March 21st - June 20th 2009
Books Read:


Classics Challenge (finished)

Host:Trish
When: April - October 2009
Books To Read:
  1. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  2. Howards End by E. M. Forster
  3. Emma by Jane Austen
  4. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  5. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins


Science Book Challenge (finished)

Host: Jeff
When: All of 2009
Books Read:
  1. Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey
  2. An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
  3. Bad Science by Ben Goldacre


Sci-Fi Experience (finished)


Host: Carl
When: Jan. and Feb. 2009
Books Read:


Dream King Challenge (boo - failed)

Host: Jessi
When: All of 2009
Books To Read:
  1. Comics: Violent Cases
  2. Novels: Good Omens
  3. Scripts: Mirrormask: The Illustrated Film Script
  4. Short Story Collections: Smoke & Mirrors
  5. Children's and YA: Blueberry Girl and The Dangerous Alphabet
  6. Others: Who Killed Amanda Palmer


Dewey's Books Challenge (finished)


Host:Chris and Robin
When: All of 2009
Books To Read:
  1. The Tale of One Bad Rat by Bryan Talbot
  2. How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
  3. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennet
  4. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
  5. We Are on Our Own by Miriam Katin
  6. Black Hole by Charles Burns
  7. The Lost Years of Merlin by T.A. Barron
  8. How to be Good by Nick Hornby
  9. What I Was by Meg Rosoff


What's in a Name II ( failed)


Host: Annie
When: All of 2009
Books To Read:


Rhinoa and Nymeth's Mutual Challenge (failed)

Host: None
When: All of 2009
Books To Read:


TBR Lite Challenge (failed)


Host:
MizB
When: All of 2009
Books To Read:


Manga Challenge (finished)


Host:
Rhinoa
When: All of 2009
Books To Read:
  1. Death Note v1 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
  2. Death Note v2 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
  3. Death Note v3 by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
  4. Emma Vol 1-7 by Kaoru Mori
  5. Dramacon: Ultimate Edition by Svetlana Chmakova


World Citizen Challenge (finished)

Host:Eva
When:All of 2009
Books To Read:
  1. My Invented Country by Isabel Allende
  2. Iran Awakening by Shirin Ebadi
  3. Virginity or Death! by Katha Pollitt


Lambda Award Challenge (finished)


Host:Book Chronicle
When: No time limit
Books To Read:


Support Your Local Library Challenge (failed)


Host:J. Kaye
When: All of 2009
Books To Read:
12 Library Books
  1. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
  2. Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler
  3. Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey
  4. An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks
  5. Ironweed by William Kennedy
  6. The Hard Facts of the Grimm's Fairy Tales by Maria Tatar
  7. Feeling Like a Kid by Jerry Griswold
  8. Nights at the Circus by Angela Carter
  9. Suffer and Be Still: Women in the Victorian Age edited by Martha Vicinus
  10. Reasonable Creatures by Katha Pollitt
  11. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard


Graphic Novels Challenge (finished)

Host:Laza
When: All of 2009
Books To Read:
24 Comics/Graphic Novels
  1. Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
  2. The Tale of One Bad Rat by Bryan Talbot
  3. Fables: Sons of Empires by Bill Willigham, Mark Buckingham, et al
  4. Fables: Arabian Nights (and Days) by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, et al
  5. Fables: Wolves by Bill Willigham, Mark Buckingham, et al
  6. Fables: The Good Prince by by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, et al
  7. Fables: War and Pieces by by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, et al
  8. We Are on Our Own by Miriam Katin
  9. Black Hole by Charles Burns
  10. Heartbreak Soup by Gilbert Hernandez
  11. Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now by Andre Jordan
  12. Human Diastrophism by Gilbert Hernandez
  13. Ethel & Ernest by Raymond Briggs
  14. Lost at Sea by Bryan Lee O'Malley
  15. Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall by Bill Willingham
  16. Bone by Jeff Smith
  17. Salamander Dream by Hope Larson
  18. Slow Storm by Danica Novgorodoff
  19. Bayou Vol 1 by Jeremy Love
  20. Dramacon: Ultimate Edition by Svetlana Chmakova
  21. The Impostor's Daughter by Laurie Sandell
  22. Deogratias: A Tale of Rwanda by J.P. Stassen
  23. Fables: The Dark Ages by Bill Willingham et al
  24. Wonderland by Tommy Kavoc and Sonny Liew

2008


R.I.P. III (finished)


Host:
Carl V.
When: September 1st - October 31st 2008
Books Read:


New Classics Challenge (finished)

Host:
Joanna
When: August 1st 2008 - January 31st 2009
Books to Read:


Japanese Literature Challenge 2 (finished)

Host:
Bellezza
When: August 1st 2008 - January 30th 2009
Read so far:


100 Years of Anne Mini-Challenge (finished)

Host: Mrs S
When: June 7th - July 31st 2008
Books Read:


A Well-Rounded Challenge (finished)

Host: Jan
When:July 1st - Dec 31st 2008
Books Read:
  1. Looking for Alaska by John Green (Southern Reading Challenge)
  2. The Tempest by William Shakespeare (What's in a Name?)
  3. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (Classics Challenge)
  4. Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery (100 Years of Anne Mini-Challenge)
  5. Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo (Orbis Terrarum Challenge)
  6. When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka (Japanese Literature Challenge)

Classics Challenge 2008 (finished)

Host: Trish
When: July 1st - Dec 31st 2008
Books To Read:


Southern Reading Challenge 2008 (finished)


Host: Maggie
When:May 15th - August 15th 2008
Books Read:


Arthurian Challenge (finished)

Host:Becky
When: April 2008 - March 2009
Possible Books To Read:


Orbis Terrarum Challenge (finished)

Host: B&B Ex-Libris
When: April 1st - Dec 31st 2008
Books Read:


Initials Challenge (finished)

Host:
Becky
When: April 1st - Nov 30th 2008
Books Read:


Non-Fiction Five 2008 (finished)

Host: Joy
When: May 1st - Sep 30th 2008
Books Read:


Once Upon a Time 2008 (finished)

Host: Carl V.
When: March 21st - June 20th 2008
Books Read:
Extras:

Margaret A. Edwards Challenge (finished)

Host:
Becky
When: Feb 1st - June 1st 2008
Books Read:


Ya Challenge (finished)

Host: Joy
When: All of 2008
Books Read:


Rhinoa and Nymeth's Mutual Challenge (finished)
Host: None
When: All of 2008
Books Read:


What's In a Name Challenge (finished)

Host: Annie
When: All of 2008
Books Read:



Themed Reading Challenge (finished)

Host:
Wendy
When: Jan 1st to June 30th 2008
Theme: WWII
Books Read:


Mythopoeic Challenge (finished)

Host: Foxywriter
When: All of 2008
Books Read:


Chunkster Challenge (finished)

Host: Dana
When: Jan 7th - Dec 20th 2008
Books Read:


Short Story Reading Challenge (finished)

Host: Kate
When: All of 2008
Stories Read:
By new to me authors:
Others:


The Sci~Fi Experience (finished)


Host:
Carl V.
When: Jan 1st - Feb 29th 2008
Books Read:


Man Booker Challenge (finished)

Host: Dewey
When: All of 2008
Books Read:


Graphic Novels Challenge (finished)

Host:
Dewey
When: All of 2008
Books Read:
Extras:

2007


Four-Legged Friends Challenge (finished)

Host:
Kailana
When: Sept. 20th 2007 - Feb 26th 2008
Books Read:


R.I.P. II (finished)

Host: Carl V.
When: Sept. 1st - October 31st 2007
Books Read:


Book to Movie Challenge(finished)

Host: Calista
When: Sept 1st - Dec 1st 2007
Books Read:


Seconds Challenge (finished)

Host: Joy
When: Oct 1st - Dec 31st 2007
Books Read:


Book Awards Reading Challenge (finished)

Host:
3M
When: July 1st 2007 - June 30th 2008
Books Read:


Reading Across Borders (finished)
Host: Kate
When: All of 2007
Books Read:


Southern Reading Challenge 2007 (finished)

Host:
Maggie
When: June 1st - August 31st 2007
Books Read:


Once Upon a Time 2007 (finished)

Host:
Carl V.
When: March 21st - June 20th 2007
Books Read: