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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Getting Lost in a Comfortable Book Challenge

You knew I'd start racking up challenges for 2012 as soon as I put up the Challenge Addict post, didn't you? Well, you were right. Here I am signing up for my very first challenge for next year. A couple of months ago Gina at Book Dragon's Lair solicited our top five comfort reads--books that we love and could read over and over again. She gathered all those together to make up the Getting Lost in a Comfortable Book Challenge.

The rules are simple:

*Go to her site (click link above).
*Select five books from the list that you've never read before.

*Read them.

*If you like, post reviews about them. But if not, she'd like to hear about why you chose the books you did.

Here are my picks:

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell (7/18/12)
Venetia by Georgette Heyer (4/7/12)
3. The Cat Who Saw
Red by Lilian Jackson Braun (5/22/12)
The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman (5/24/12)
Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery (5/4/12)

I plan to review and will post links here as I do. But, in short, here's what influenced my choices: the Gaskell book has been on my long TBR list for quite a while. I love Georgette Heyer's books (both Regency romance and mysteries) and Venetia is one I haven't gotten to yet. The Spy Wore Red takes place during WWII, one of my favorite periods. [Update: had to change to a Lilian Jackson Braun book.  I could have sworn that The Spy Wore Red was available at my library when I made this list.  It is no longer.] The Lipman book just sounded good when I read the synopsis. And Anne of Green Gables is one of those books that it seems like everyone in the world has read but me--I'm going to change that.


JNCL said...

Definitely in. I really like the sound of this one.

Cat said...

I'm struggling to get my head around the fact it's time to think about 2012 challenges but I really like the sound of this one.

Thanks for the headsup!

Book Dragon said...

so glad you joined me! I have Anne of Green Gables of my list too. Can't believe I haven't read it yet