Thursday, November 29, 2007

Graphic Novels Reading Challenge

***This is what a challenge is all about...I was introduced to a totally new world of books, and I couldn't be more thrilled! Finished way ahead of time, but have no intention of leaving this world behind.***

Dates: January 1st through December 31st

Host: Dewey

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The Challenge (put simply): Read at least 6 graphic novels.

My thoughts: This is a totally new realm to me, and I am really looking forward to it! A couple of my choices have actually been on my wish list for a while, so here's the perfect opportunity to go ahead and buy them, huh?

My list:

*The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman

*Death: The High Cost of Living by Neil Gaiman

*Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 by David Peterson

*Fables by Bill Willingham

*The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman


*Percy Gloom by Cathy Malkasian

*The Books of Faerie by Bronwyn Carlton

*The Borden Tragedy by Rick Geary

*We Are On Our Own: A Memoir by Miriam Katin

Saturday, November 3, 2007

Reading Full Circle Challenge

Dates: January 1st through December 31st

Host: Joy

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The Challenge (put simply): Using common words from titles, connect one book to the next, eventually forming a complete circle back to the first.

My list:

*The House With a Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs

*Pandora's Clock by John J. Nance

*Pandora: New Tales of the Vampires by Anne Rice

*The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

*The Society of S by Susan Hubbard

*The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

*Mysterious Island by Jules Verne

*The Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells

*The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer