Challenges

The 2009 Graphic Novels Challenge

January 1st, 2009 – December 31st, 2009
Hosted by: Gimme More Books

1. Comic Book Tattoo – Edited by Rantz A. Hoseley
2. Fables Vol. 3: Storybook Love by Bill Willingham
3. The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman
4. Alice in Sunderland: An Entertainment by Brian Talbot
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The A to Z Reading Challenge

January 1st, 2009 – December 31st, 2009
Hosted by: Becky

Titles:
A: Alice in Sunderland: An Entertainment by Brian Talbot
B: Blueberry Girl by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess
C: Comic Book Tattoo – Edited by Rantz A. Hoseley
D: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
E: Enslaved by Ducks – Bob Tarte
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L: The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan
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O: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
P: The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
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S: The Starry Rift ed. by Jonathan Strahan
T: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
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V: Voices by Ursula K. LeGuin
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Authors:
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B: Beagle, Peter – A Fine and Private Place
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D: De Lint, Charles – Little (Grrl) Lost
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G: Gaiman, Neil – The Sandman Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes
H:
I: Ishiguro, Kazuo – Never Let Me Go
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L: Lawson, John – Sorrow
M: Marsden, John – The Rabbits
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R: Randall, Brant – Blood Harvest
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T: Tan, Shaun – The Red Tree
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W: Willingham, Bill – Fables Vol.3: Storybook Love
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The World Citizen Challenge

January 1st, 2009 – December 31st, 2009
Hosted by: Eva

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Dewey’s Books Reading Challenge

January 1st, 2009 – December 31st, 2009
Hosted by: Chris and Robin

1. (2003)
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3. (2005)
4. (2006)
5. (2007) The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
6. (2008) After Dark by Haruki Murakami The Sandman Vol. 1 by Neil Gaiman

Rhinoa’s Manga Challenge

January 1st, 2009 – December 31st, 2009
Hosted by: Rhinoa

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The Countdown Challenge
August 8, 2008 – September 9, 2009
Hosted by: 3M

2009:
1. As Shadows Fade by Colleen Gleason
2. Blueberry Girl by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess
3. Sorrow by John Lawson
4. TBD
5. TBD
6. TBD
7. TBD
8. TBD
9. TBD

2008:
1. Dream Homes by Joyce Zonana
2. Nation by Terry Pratchett
3. Madapple by Christina Meldrum
4. Life Among the Dead by Lisa Williams
5. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
6. Mateki: The Magic Flute by Yoshitaka Amano
7. Bonk by Mary Roach
8. When Twilight Burns by Colleen Gleason

2007:
1. The Secret Lives of People in Love by Simon Van Booy
2. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
3. The Secret History of Moscow by Ekaterina Sedia
4. After Dark by Haruki Murakami
5. Alice in Sunderland: An Entertainment by Bryan Talbot
6. Little (Grrl) Lost by Charles De Lint
7. TBD

2006:
1. The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
2. Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge
3. A Soul in a Bottle by Tim Powers
4. Gossamer by Lois Lowry
5. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
6. Voices by Ursula K. Leguin

2005:
1. Four and Twenty Blackbirds by Cherie Priest
2. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
3. Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
4. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
5. TBD

2004:
1. I’ll be Watching You by Charles de Lint
2. Zanna’s Gift by Orson Scott Card
3. Fables Vol. 3: Storybook Love by Bill Willingham
4. The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby

2003:
1. In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami
2. Fables Vol. 2: Animal Farm by Bill Willingham
3. Enslaved by Ducks by Bob Tarte

2002:
1. TBD
2. TBD

2001:
1. TBD

What’s In a Name 2 Challenge

January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2009
Hosted by: Annie

1. A book with a “profession” in its title:
2. A book with a “time of day” in its title: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
3. A book with a “relative” in its title:
4. A book with a “body part” in its title: Blood Harvest by Brant Randall
5. A book with a “building” in its title:
6. A book with a “medical condition” in its title:

42 Challenge

January 1, 2009 (or now 😉 – December 31, 2009
Hosted By: Becky

1. The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
2. The Folk of the Fringe by Orson Scott Card
3. Crossroads: Tales of the Southern Literary Fantastic ed. by F. Brett Cox and Andy Duncan
4. The Worthing Saga by Orson Scott Card
5. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
6. Skeletons by Ray Bradbury
7. Ender in Exile by Orson Scott Card
8. Found by Margaret Peterson Haddix
9. Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
10. The Starry Rift ed. by Jonathan Strahan
11. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
12. The Rabbits by John Marsden and Shaun Tan
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The Sci-Fi Experience 2009

Challenge Completed on February 28th, 2009 (Wrap Up Post)

The Cardathon Challenge

Challenge Completed on December 27th, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

The Japanese Literature Challenge II

Challenge Completed on December 27th, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

The Graphic Novel Challenge

Challenge Completed on December 27th, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

Young Adult Challenge 2008

Challenge Completed on December 27th, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)
What’s in a Name? Challenge

Challenge Completed on November 11, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

RIP III Challenge

Challenge completed on October 30th, 2008 (Wrap up Post)

The Irresistible Review Challenge

Challenge Completed on August 30, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

The Southern Reading Challenge

Challenge Completed on August 8, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

Once Upon A Time Challenge II

Challenge Completed On June 20, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

Margaret A. Edwards Reading Challenge

Challenge Completed On June 1, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

Four-Legged Friends Challenge

Challenge Completed on February 11, 2008 (Wrap Up Post)

Japanese Literature Challenge

Challenge Completed 1/21/08 (wrap up post)

Seconds Challenge

Challenge completed on January 17th, 2008

Newbery Challenge

Challenge Completed on October 21, 2007 (wrap up post)

Classics Challenge

Challenge Completed On 11/18/07 (Wrap Up Post)

RIP Challenge 2007

Challenge Completed on 10/1/07 (Wrap up post here)

Once Upon A Time Challenge 2007

Challenge completed on June 21, 2007 (Wrap Up Post)

Banned Book challenge 2007

Completed Challenge on June 25, 2007 (Wrap Up Post)

One Response

  1. Just saying, you should try Sabriel, Lirael, and Abhorsen. Its a series by Garth Nix.

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