Monday, November 25, 2013

Finished 2013 Autumn Reading Challenge

I finished the Semi-Charmed 2013 Autumn Book Challenge.

The challenge categories! 
5: Read a book that does not have "the," "a" or "an" in the title.  Decaffeinated Corpse by Cleo Coyle (10/01/13 – 10/02/13) 262 pages

10: Read a book that has been featured in Oprah's Book Club.  Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis, 258 pages (10/22/13 - 10/25/13).

10: Read a book that takes place in the state where you currently live. 
 (Arizona)   Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains by Susan Elderkin, 306 pgs (10/18/13 - 10/21/13).

15: Read an 
epistolary novel, which is a book written in letters, emails, diary entries or other documents.   The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows, 322 pages (10/11/13 -10/13/13 )

15: Read a book first published in 2013.    
Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain (10/07/13 -10/09/13)
335 pages

15: Read a book with something spooky in the title.  The Blackhouse by Peter May (I think a blackhouse sounds spooky, the cover looks rather spooky!) (10/02/13 – 10/04/13) 357 pages

20: Read a book with "air," "water," "earth" or "fire" in the title.  
Trouble the Water by Nicole Seitz,  305 pages (10/13/13 - 10/14/13).

20: Read a book on which a television series has been based.
  Kindness Goes Unpunished by Craig Johnson (Longmire TV series) 288 pages; (11/23/13 - 11/25/13

25: Read a fiction book that has someone’s first and last name in the title.   
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (10/09/13 -10/11/13) 320 pages

30: Read two books by the same author. They can be in the same series, but do not have to be. Co-authors do not count (i.e. the author must be the sole author of each book).  
By Deborah Crombie 1. Kissed a Sad Goodbye (369 pages)10/15/13 - 10/18/13 ; 2. A Finer End (370 pages) (10/25/13 - 10/27/13

35: Read a fiction and nonfiction book about the same topic. Japanese American Internment:  
 Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson (fiction) 460 pages (10/28/13 - 10/31/13) and Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Houston (non-fiction) 203  pages (11/2/13 - 11/3/13

1 comment:

  1. I never knew Longmire was based on a book! Congrats on finishing the challenge. :) Thanks for participating!