Friday, December 17, 2010

Off the Shelf Challenge 2011

**Challenge completed.**

Dates: 1 January - 31 December 2011
Hosted by: Bookish Ardour

"This challenge is to read those books you own copies of, but have never got around to reading. If you don't have many that you own, but have a massive TBR shelf you're welcome to read those ones as long as you don't add new ones. You don't need to actually get rid of your books after you've read them, this is just to read them." (quoted from the challenge blog)

Challenge Levels:
  1. Tempted– Choose 5 books to read
  2. Trying – Choose 15 books to read
  3. Making A Dint – Choose 30 books to read
  4. On A Roll – Choose 50 books to read
  5. Flying Off – Choose 75 books to read
For extra hard challenges:
  1. Hoarder – Choose 76-125 books to read
  2. Buried – Choose 126-200 books to read

✸ I signed up at the 15 book level ("Trying"), and ended up actually reading 20 books from my TBR "shelf."

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

MY READING LIST (with links to the few reviews I posted):
  1. A Shilling for Candles. Josephine Tey
  2. Knight's Castle. Edward Eager
  3. The Time Garden. Edward Eager
  4. Homer Price. Robert McCloskey
  5. Smart Dog. Vivian Vande Velde
  6. Picnic at Hanging Rock. Joan Lindsay
  7. Whisker of Evil. Rita Mae Brown
  8. Along Came a Spider. James Patterson
  9. Mrs. Malory and the Fatal Legacy. Hazel Holt
  10. Mrs. Malory and a Time to Die. Hazel Holt
  11. Quiet As a Nun. Antonia Fraser
  12. The Man in Lower Ten. Mary Roberts Rinehart
  13. Episode of the Wandering Knife. Mary Roberts Rinehart
  14. The Killings at Badger's Drift. Caroline Graham
  15. Third Girl. Agatha Christie
  16. Hallowe'en Party. Agatha Christie
  17. Mrs. McGinty's Dead. Agatha Christie
  18. My Brilliant Career. Miles Franklin
  19. Bid Time Return (aka: Somewhere in Time). Richard Matheson
  20. Staying On. Paul Scott

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