December 22, 2009

A Challenging Year

I'm going to sign up for several challenges for the coming year(like everyone else) but I'm not committing to more than I think I can realistically handle. All of these challenges run from 1/1/10 to 12/31/10, and they all allow cross-overs. Sweet!

Our Mutual Read: A Victorian Reading Challenge
Signing up for Level 1-to read 4 books set between 1837-1901, and possibly doing the Short Story Mini Challenge-to read 12 short stories within the same time period.
1. Bleak House
2. Great Expectations
3. The Three Musketeers
4. Alias Grace

Read the Book, See the Movie Challenge
Signing up for the Saturday Movie Marathon-read 4 books, then watch their movies and review both.
1. Bleak House
2. Because of Winn-Dixie
3. The Three Musketeers
4. Girl, Interrupted

Audio Book Challenge
Signing up as Fascinated–listen to 6 audio books.
1. Bleak House
2. Because of Winn-Dixie
3. A Cousin's Promise
4. A Cousin's Prayer
5.
6.

2010 Twenty-Ten Challenge
Reading 2 books each in 10 different categories, thus reading 20 books. Clever!
1.Young Adult-
2.TBR- Great Expectations
3.Shiny and New-
4.Bad Bloggers-
5.Charity- Alias Grace and Girl, Interrupted
6.New in 2010- Fireworks Over Toccoa
7.Older Than You- Summer and The Three Musketeers
8.Win! Win!- Bleak House and Because of Winn-Dixie
9.Who Are You Again?-The Romantic
10.Up to You- My Life in France and A Cousin's Prayer

3 comments:

bermudaonion said...

I probably am signing up for too many, but we'll see. Good luck with your challenges.

Charley said...

Good luck with the challenges!

C.B. James said...

Thanks for joining my challenge. Hope you have fun with it. I loved the recent BBC Bleak House with Gillian Anderson as Lady Dedlock. I also highly recommend the old David Lean version of Great Expectations. It has some of the most beautiful black and which cinematography you'll ever see.