**Challenge completed. See my wrap-up post here.**
Dates: 1 January to 31 December 2010
Hosted by: Lesley of A Life in Books
- Read a set number of books that focus on books or reading.
- Books can be fiction or nonfiction.
- Only books read during the challenge will count.
- Re-reads and crossovers with other challenges are allowed.
- No need to make a list of books to read.
- You can change your mind on any particular book selection throughout the challenge.
- Bookworm: Read three books
- Litlover: Read six books
- Bibliomaniac: Read twelve books
See my wrap-up post here.
See the challenge announcement page here.
See the list of reviews here.
I'm signing up at the Bookworm level (three books), but hope to do better than that.
MY READING LIST:
- The Anthologist. Nicholson Baker [See Review]
- People of the Book. Geraldine Brooks [Review to come]
- The Forgotten Garden. Kate Morton [See Review]
- The Egypt Game. Zilpha Keatley Snyder [See Review]
- The Inheritance. Simon Tolkien [See Review]
OTHER POSSIBLE CHOICES:
The Book of Air and Shadows. Michael Gruber
The Book of Lost Things. John Connolly
The Bookwoman's Last Fling. John Dunning
The Dante Club. Matthew Pearl
Ex-Libris. Ross King
The Geographer's Library. Jon Fasman
Inkheart. Cornelia Funke
The Last Dickens. Matthew Pearl
The Secret of Lost Things. Sheridan Hay
Sign of the Book. John Dunning
A Gentle Madness. Nicholas A. Basbanes
A Passion for Books. Harold Rabinowitz
Book Row. Marvin Mondlin
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader. Anne Fadiman
Library: An Unquiet History. Matthew Battles
The Library at Night. Alberto Manguel
Old and Rare: Thirty Years in the Book Business. Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine B. Stern
Old Books, Rare Friends. Madeleine B. Stern and Leona Rostenberg
Sisters of the Sinai. Janet Martin Soskice
Slightly Chipped: Footnotes in Booklore. Lawrence Goldstone
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop. Lewis Buzbee