Can't resist a good challenge.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2012

***Challenge completed***

Hosted by: Bev @ My Reader's Block
Dates: 1 January - 31 December, 2012

Guidelines:
  • Choose your level. Once you choose, you must complete at least that many books (more is OK, too).
  • Sign up anytime from now until 30 November 2012.
  • Books read must be books owned by you prior to 1 January 2012. No books acquired after that date; no ARCs; no library books; no re-reads.
  • Books may overlap with other challenges.
  • You can make a book list in advance, or just list them as you read them.
  • A blog is not required to participate.
  • There will be a quarterly check-in post for reviews.
Challenge Levels:
  1. Pike's Peak: Read 12 books from your TBR pile/s
  2. Mt. Vancouver: Read 25 books from your TBR pile/s
  3. Mt. Ararat: Read 40 books from your TBR piles/s
  4. Mt. Kilimanjaro: Read 50 books from your TBR pile/s
  5. El Toro: Read 75 books from your TBR pile/s
  6. Mt. Everest: Read 100+ books from your TBR pile/s
✸ I'm signing up at the Pike's Peak level, and will be reading at least 12 books from my TBR pile.

See my original post about the challenge here.
See the challenge announcement page here.
See my challenge wrap-up post here.

MY READING LIST (books read):
  1. Spiderweb. Penelope Lively
  2. The Players Come Again. Amanda Cross
  3. The Inn at Lake Devine. Elinor Lipman
  4. Liberty. Garrison Keillor
  5. A Month in the Country. J.L. Carr
  6. The Horned Man. James Lasdun
  7. Seven-Day Magic. Edward Eager
  8. Tyrannosaur Canyon. Douglas Preston
  9. The Warden. Anthony Trollope
  10. Right Ho, Jeeves. P.G. Wodehouse
  11. Dead Man's Folly. Agatha Christie
  12. The House at Riverton. Kate Morton

POSSIBLE CHOICES (Fiction):
Afternoon Men. Anthony Powell
The Big Sleep. Raymond Chandler
Buddenbrooks. Thomas Mann
The Circular Staircase. Mary Roberts Rinehart
Cranford. Elizabeth Gaskell
Death of a Hollow Man. Caroline Graham
The Debut. Anita Brookner
English Music. Peter Ackroyd
Flaubert's Parrot. Julian Barnes
The Forgery of Venus. Michael Gruber
The Geographer's Library. Jon Fasman
Heroic Measures. Jill Ciment
If on a winter's night a traveler. Italo Calvino
Inkheart. Cornelia Funke
The Inn at Lake Devine. Elinor Lipman
Jane Eyre. Charlotte Bronte
July and August. Nancy Clark
Lethal Legacy. Linda Fairstein
Liberty. Garrison Keillor
Loop Group. Larry McMurtry
Los Alamos. Joseph Kanon
The Mists of Avalon. Marion Zimmer Bradley
The Moonstone. Wilkie Collins
The Pale Horse. Agatha Christie
Providence. Anita Brookner
The Saint Bids Diamonds. Leslie Charteris
The Secret Adversary. Agatha Christie
The Sign of the Book. John Dunning
Silver on the Tree. Susan Cooper
Three Junes. Julia Glass
Travels with My Aunt. Graham Greene
The Warden. Anthony Trollope
The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag. Alan Bradley

POSSIBLE CHOICES (non-fiction):
Books: A Memoir. Larry McMurtry
A Gentle Madness. Nicholas A. Basbanes
In Cold Blood. Truman Capote
Just Kids. Patti Smith
Manhattan '45. Jan Morris
The Pattern in the Carpet. Margaret Drabble
The Year of Magical Thinking. Joan Didion

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