Sunday, April 13, 2008

New Challenges and Updates

First, I have to include a blurb about Mother Reader's upcoming 48 Hour Reading Challenge. I participated last October and had a blast! Definitely looking forward to this one...lots of reading time, prizes, and fun with blogging friends! Just click on the picture below to get all the info!

Next, I figured some challenge updating is in order. Here's what I'm participating in and what I've completed. I think I've got a few too many on my plate!

Heart of a Child Challenge (February 1, 2008-July 14, 2008)

Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls
The Truth About Stacey
MaryAnne Saves the Day
Dawn and the Impossible Three
10 Kids, No Pets
Beezus and Ramona
Ramona the Pest

Triple 8 Challenge (January 2008-December 2008)

8 Adult Christian Fiction Novels
The Potluck Club Takes the Cake
Only Uni
Summer Snow
Sisterchicks Do the Hula
The Yada Yada Prayer Group Gets Rolling
The Yada Yada Prayer Group Gets Caught
Between Sundays
8 Newbery Honor Winners
Olive's Ocean
Our Only May Amelia
Home Was Here
Everything on a Waffle
The Great Gilly Hopkins
The Hundred Penny Box
Catherine Called Birdy
A Corner of the Universe
8 Non-Fiction Books
Book Crush
Four Paws from Heaven
One At A Time: A Week in an American Animal Shelter
Belly Laughs
The Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy
A Passion for Books
Saving Levi
Slightly Chipped
8 Jodi Picoult Novels
Harvesting the Heart
Salem Falls
Perfect Match
Songs of the Humpback Whale
Second Glance
Keeping Faith
Change of Heart
8 2008 Books
Light of the Moon
The Mysterious Benedict society and the Perilous Journey
Where the River Ends
Breaking Dawn
Lock and Key
The Battle of the Labyrinth
The Adoration of Jenna Fox
8 Young Adult Novels
In Your Dreams
Only You, Sierra
Pitch Black
Life As We Knew It
Keeping the Moon
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Deep Green
8 Classic Children's Books
Little Men
Pippi Longstockings
The Secret Garden
A Little Princess
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
The Wizard of Oz
Alice in Wonderland
8 Fantasy Novels
The Shadow Thieves
The Magician's Nephew
The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
The Horse and His Boy
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
The Silver Chair
A Wrinkle in Time

Themed Reading Challenge (January 2008-June 2008)

The Agony of Alice
Alice in Rapture, Sort Of
Reluctantly Alice
All But Alice
Alice in April
Alice in Between
Alice the Brave
Alice in Lace
Outrageously Alice
Achingly Alice
The Grooming of Alice
Alice Alone
Simply Alice
Patiently Alice
Alice on her Way
Alice in the Know
Dangerously Alice

Young Adult Challenge (January 2008-December 2008)

Keeping the Moon
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
I Am David
The Wednesday Wars
Chicks with Sticks: Knit Two Together
Life As We Knew It
This Lullaby
The Finnish Line

Spring Reading Thing Challenge (March 20, 2008-June 19, 2008)

1.A Corner of the Universe by Ann M. Martin
2. Saving Levi by Lisa Bentley
3. Light of the Moon by Luanne Rice
4. Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen
5. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
6. Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson
7. A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
8. Eldest by Christopher Paolini
9. Peeled by Joan Bauer
10. The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
11. Audrey, Wait by Robin Benway
12. Physik by Angie Sage
13. The Report Card by Andrew Clements
14. The Choice by Nicholas Sparks
15. Gods of Manhatten by Scott Mebus

A lot of books left to go, but hopefully with the 48 Hour Reading Challenge coming up, I can knock out a few!


Julie said...

Congrats on your pregnancy! You signed up for Mother Reader's 48 hour challenge just above me, and I was thinking the same as what you wrote... by June I am going to be ready to take a seat with a cool drink and read! (I'm due Sept. 6--how about you?)

Amanda said...

August 10th...I'm counting the days already! It's hot in New Mexico in April, I'm definitely not looking forward to August! Congrats on your baby!