Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Once Upon A Time II Reading Challenge

***Hooray! Hooray! Hooray! I did it! All five books, plus A Midsummer Night's Dream!***



Dates: March 21st through June 20th

Host: Carl.

For details: Click here.

The challenge (put simply): Actually, there are a few different options. I am choosing Quest 3, which involves reading 5 books from the world of fantasy, folklore, fairy tales, and mythology, and finishing up with a June reading of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

My list of possibles (because I'm having a really hard time committing to a specific five):

*Runemarks by Joanne Harris

*What-the-Dickens by Gregory Maguire

*Fablehaven by Brandon Mull

*Horns & Wrinkles by Joseph Helgerson

*The Book without Words by Avi

*The Wood Wife by Terri Windling

*The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar

*The Shadow Thieves by Anne Ursu

*The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

*100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson

*Beauty by Robin McKinley

*The Rose and the Beast by Francesca Lia Block

*Wicked by Gregory Maguire

*Inkspell by Cornelia Funke

*The Sisters Grimm: The Fairy-Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley

*A Wolf at the Door and Other Retold Fairy Tales edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

*Water: Tales of Elemental Spirits by Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson

*The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

*A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

5 comments:

Carl V. said...

Good list! I've got some of those on my potential list...and on my book piles...as well. I'm so glad you are joining in. I hope Annie does as well.

Nymeth said...

What a great list! There are some books I love in there, some books I have been meaning to read, and some books I have never heard of, which only means that my wishlist will be increased. I'm just so ridiculously excited about this challenge :P Can't wait to read your thoughts on what you read!

DesLily said...

Oh geez! I see some on here that I've been thinking I should get.. I have a bad feeling my wish list and buying list are going to go slightly crazy until this challenge is over!!

Nicola said...

Wonderful list! I read Horns & Wrinkles last year and The Lightning Thief is fabulous. I must read more of that series. I also love Beauty and have been wanting to read the Datlow and Windling anthologies for ages. Can't wait to read your reviews!

Robin said...

What a wonderful list! I'd like to read them all! I'm looking forward to reading your reviews.