Thursday, June 26, 2008

July Book Blowout

Dates: July 1st through July 31st

Host: Mrs. S

For details: Click here.

The challenge (put simply): Read as many books as you can during the month of July.

My list (to be filled in as I go):

1. Six Modern Plagues and How We Are Causing Them by Mark Jerome Walters
2. Becoming a Superhero by William D. Smith (counts as half a book)
3. How did I get to be 40 & other atrocities by Judith Viorst
4. Death: The High Cost of Living by Neil Gaiman
5. Stuart Little by E.B. White

Monday, June 2, 2008

Classics Challenge

Dates: July 1st through December 31st

Host: Trish

For details: Click here.

The challenge (put simply): Read 5 classics, and then one bonus book from the list that the participants put together of should be/will be classics.

My list:

*Dracula by Bram Stoker

*Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

*Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

*Walden by Henry David Thoreau

*Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

*Bonus book: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini