Monday, August 4, 2014

Challenge Complete: Semi-Charmed Summer 2014 Challenge

Megan gave us another round of the Semi-Charmed Summer 2014 Book Challenge! So, of course, I signed up. And I just finished the last book.  Here's my list of completions:

And now for my list:
5 points: Freebie! Read any book that is at least 200 pages long.
The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw (412 pages) [5/9/14]

10 points: Read a book that was written before you were born.
Death at the Medical Board by Josephine Bell (1944; 218 pages) [5/16/14]

10 points: Finish reading a book you couldn't finish the first time around.
On The Beach by Nevil Shute (1957; 311 pages) [7/7/14]

10 points: Read a book from the children’s section of the library or bookstore.
Bed-Knob and Broomstick by Mary Norton (240 pages) [5/16/14] 

15 points: Read a book that is on The New York Times' Best Sellers List when you begin reading it.
 Me Without You by Jo Jo Moyes (#7 on Trade Paperback list on 7/20/14) [7/21/14]

15 points: Read a historical fiction book that does not take place in Europe.
Sinners & the Sea: The Untold Story of Noah's Wife by Rebecca Kanner (Nile basin/Mesopotamia; 339 pages) [5/21/14]

15 points: Read a book another blogger has already read for the challenge.
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkein (read by Kalyn V @ Geez, Louise) [6/12/14]

20 points: Read a book with “son(s),” “daughter(s)” or “child(ren)” in the title.
The Chief Inspector's Daughter by Sheila Radley (211 pages) [7/5/14]

20 points: Read a book that was/will be adapted to film in 2014.
A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby (movie due in July; 333 pages) [7/8/14]

25 points: Read a book written by a blogger.
Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julie Powell (307 pages) [7/30/14]

25 points: Read a biography, autobiography or memoir.
—  Beyond Uhura: Star Trek & Other Memories by Nichelle Nichols (320 pages) [5/29/14]
30 points: Read a pair of books with antonyms in the titles.
Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley (215 pages) [7/31/14] AND The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Angel of the Opera by Sam Siciliano (309 pages) [8/4/14]

Total points: 200

1 comment:

Shalet Jimmy said...

I have never imagined in the wildest of my dreams that one could set reading challenges, the way you did..It was awesome. Will stalk your blog.

Just putting my links to show that this is not an anonymous post