The Reading Momster

Challenge update post…

I know as I start writing this post that I am going to feel like a HORRIBLE person for not completing some of the challenges I so wanted to.  And then I just drink a cup of hot tea and join more challenges. I am like that, can’t help it, :o) I just love this button I saw on Melody’s blog… So in no particular order… EBook Challenge 2010 (signed up for 3 books) – Completed- I am very proud of myself, I have never read more than the specific requirement to complete a

Orbis Terrarum

I was so SURE I would be able to FINISH OT-09 last year, but I didnot. I fall short by 2 books. Here is the FINAL list and I am doing this late BECAUSE I am feeling very sad that I could not finish it at all. If I go by the author’s birth place alone, I think I might have done fewer than the list below 🙁 So this year for OT -09, my progress so far ~~ Mosaic by Soheir Khashoggi – Author is from Egypt, the book

Wish I’d Read That Challenge 2010

This challenge is for all those books you wish you’d read. It might be Pride and Prejudice, War and Peace, a Nora Roberts Romantic Suspense, the Outlander series or a childhood classic Winnie the Pooh.Challenge Guidelines:1. Anyone can join. You don’t need a blog to participate.–Non-Bloggers: Include your information in the comment section.2. There are four levels:— Curious – Read 3 books.— Fascinated – Read 6 books.— Addicted – Read 12 books.— Obsessed – Read 20 books.3. Any book format counts.4. You can list your books in advance or just

Rory Gilmore Books Project!

You know how I didn’t even know any thing about this Rory Gilmore thing and then Shona comes along and has started a NEW challenge with all the books in there. A perpetual challenge,! That defnitely perks my interest 😉 So I am joining Shona, not that I am going to be a great buddy to her, oh come just look at the LIST OF BOOKS she so labouriously created for this challenge, but I think I can readily start at some books I have with me right now. I

Romance Challenge, 2010

This challenge includes all sub genres of Romance i.e. paranormal, young adult, historical etc. So this should give you plenty of options. Challenge Guidelines:1. Anyone can join. You don’t need a blog to participate.–Non-Bloggers: Include your information in the comment section. 2. There are four levels: — Curious – Read 3 Romance Fiction novels. — Fascinated – Read 6 Romance Fiction novels. — Addicted – Read 12 Romance Fiction novels. — Obsessed – Read 20 Romance Fiction novels. 3. Any book format counts. 4. You can list your books in

The Marple Poirot Holmes Challenge

Kals speaks, Nothing really beats a good old Agatha Christie mystery or an Arthur Conan Doyle masterpiece. I’ve loved Miss Marple, Hercule Poirot and Sherlock Holmes all my life and I doubt we’ll find a detective surpassing the unexpected genius of Miss Marple, the exemplary ‘little grey cells’ of the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and of course, the master himself – Sherlock Holmes. It’s been a while since I re-read them all, which lead me to the first challenge I’m hosting – The Marple Poirot Holmes Challenge. Rules: 1. This

Historical Reading Challenge

Royal Reviews have blackmailed with a wonderful giveaway and I am joining some of their challenges as well! The fact that they have some of the BEST buttons and participation levels, can be forgotten for a while 🙂 Challenge Guidelines: 1. Anyone can join. You don’t need a blog to participate.–Non-Bloggers: Include your information in the comment section. 2. There are four levels: — Curious – Read 3 Historical Fiction novels. — Fascinated – Read 6 Historical Fiction novels. — Addicted – Read 12 Historical Fiction novels. — Obsessed –

EBook Challenge 2010

Challenge Guidelines:1. Anyone can join. You don’t need a blog to participate.–Non-Bloggers: Include your information in the comment section. 2. There are four levels: — Curious – Read 3 E-Books. — Fascinated – Read 6 E-Books. — Addicted – Read 12 E-Books. — Obsessed – Read 20 E-Books. 3. Any genre counts. 4. You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you. 5. Challenge begins January 1st thru December,

Another Challenge!

So what, if I have not yet completed last year’s challenge yet [ I still need to read a book with a building name in it **phew**], I am all in for this one this year as well! So our lovely host for this year Beth F says, Between January 1 and December 31, 2010, read one book in each of the following categories: A book with a food in the title A book with a body of water in the title: A book with a title (queen, president) in

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