Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Challenges Wrap-Up Post 2010

I participated in five different challenges this year and finished four.

I picked the highest level for this challenge: read eight books, with three of them being non-fiction.

1. The Awakening by Kate Chopin
2. The Garden Party and Other Stories by Katherine Mansfield
3. To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
4. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
5. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
6. Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly
7. Wild Heart by Suzanne Rodriguez
8. A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf

I originally picked the Addiction level, which was to read 12 historical fiction books, but changed it to the highest level, which was Obsessed.

1. When Serpents Sleep by C.S. Harris
2. Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin
3. The Masqueraders by Georgette Heyer
4. The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
5. Katherine by Anya Seton
6. The Betrayal of the Blood Lily by Lauren Willig
7. What Remains of Heaven by C.S. Harris
8. The Darcy Cousins by Monica Fairview
9. Daughters of the Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt
10. The Founding by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
11. The Highest Stakes by Emery Lee
12. A Cottage by the Sea by Ciji Ware
13. Captivity by Deborah Noyes
14. Prima Donna by Megan Chance
15. The Dark Rose by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
16. Mistress of the Revolution by Catherine Delors
17. The Queen's Pawn by Christy English
18. For the King by Catherine Delors
19. For the King's Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick
20. The Bells by Richard Harvell

For this challenge we had to read/watch etc. at least three to six Brontë related things.

1. Jane Eyre 2006 Masterpeice Theatre
2. Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell by Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë
3. Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë
4. Shirley by Charlotte Brontë

For this challenge we had to read/watch etc. six Austen related things.

4. Sanditon by Jane Austen
5. Captain Wentworth's Diary by Amanda Grange
6. Old Friends and New Fancies by Sybil G. Brinton

For this challenge we had to read four memoirs/letters/diaries/autobiographies. Unfortunately, I wasn't into this challenge as much as I hoped. I only completed one book.

1. Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

I'm really looking forward to a slew of new challenges in 2011!


Joanne said...

Congrats on completing most of your challenges...even if you don't finish everything, it's all good! Anything that makes us set goals and make time for reading is great in my book! Can't wait to see what you choose for 2011. :)