Thursday, January 1, 2009

Current Challenges

Sorted by End Date

November 2010
Women Unbound Challenge (11/1/09-11/30/10)
Miss Leavitt's Stars
A Taste for Power
At least two more from the pool listed here.

Terry Pratchett Challenge (12/1/09-11/30/10)
The Colour of Magic
The Light Fantastic
Good Omens

December 2010
A to Z Challenge (1/1/10-12/31/10)

African Diaspora Challenge (1/1/10-12/31/10)
Chimamanda Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun
Sylvaine Dioux, Dreams of Africa in Alabama: The Slave Ship Clotida and the Story of the Last Africans Brought to America
Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God
Yvonne Vera, Butterfly Burning

2010 Colorful Reading Challenge (1/1/10-12/31/10)
Ji-li Jiang, Red Scarf Girl
Joanne Harrison, Five Quarters of the Orange
Anthony Eglin, The Blue Rose
Majusi Ibuse, Black Rain
Emmuska Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel
Lauren Willig, The Secret History of the Pink Carnation
Kathleen Turner, Send Yourself Roses: Thoughts on My Life, Love, and Leading Roles
Naomi Novik, Throne of Jade (book 2 in the Temeraire series)
Mort Rosenblum, Chocolate: A Bittersweet Saga of Dark and Light

Graphic Novel Challenge (1/1/10-12/31/10)
Jim Butcher, Welcome to the Jungle
Girl Genius
The Sandman vol. 6: Fables and Reflections
Fables vol. 2: Animal Farm
Persepolis 2
American Born Chinese

What's in a Name 3 Challenge (1/1/10-12/31/10)
Food: Sue Monk Kidd, Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story
Place Name: Tom Avery, To the Ends of the Earth: Our Epic Journey to the North Pole and the Legend of Peary and Henson
Music Term: Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera
Body of Water: from pool
Person's Title: from pool
Plant: from pool

January 2011

Chunkster Challenge (2/1/10-1/31/11)
The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Richard Zacks, The Pirate Coast: Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805

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