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Bronte's Book Club by Kristiana Gregory
Cat and Mouse by Günter Grass
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Doctor Who and the Three Doctors by Terrance Dicks
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Explorers on the Moon by Georges Remi Hergé
Fairy Glade and Other Enchanting Stories by Dawn Beaumont-Lane
Firehorn by Robert Reed
Fishing, for Christians by Tim Roux
The Girls by Helen Yglesias
The Glenn Miller Conspiracy by Hunton Downs
Kitten's First Full Moon by Kevin Henkes
Harriet's Hare by Dick King-Smith
I Spy Fantasy by Jean Marzollo
Land of Black Gold by Georges Remi Hergé
The Motorman's Coat by John Kessel
The Mouse, The Cat and Grandmother's Hat by Nancy Willard
Murder Mysteries by Neil Gaiman
Mysterious Magical Circus Family Kids: The Chocolate Cake Turkey Lip Crumb Trail Mystery Adventure by R. Hawk Starkey
Night Watch by Terry Pratchett
One Bright Star to Guide Them by Mark C. Wright
Poor Puppy by Nick Bruel
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary
A Rebel in Time by Harry Harrison
Retrograde Summer by John Varley
The Second Ship by Richard Phillips
The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
She and I: A Fugue by Michael R. Brown
The Vicar of Nibbleswicke by Roald Dahl
A Walk in the Rainforest by Kristin Joy Pratt
Warrior from Heaven by Kermit Zarley



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Random Reading Challenge: 07/23/09

I'm not currently stuck in a rut with my reading but I have been in the past. To keep myself rut free, I am joining Caribou's Mom's "Random Reading Challenge." It runs from August 1st to July 31st, 2010.

There are three levels of challenge. Level one is to read six books. Level two is to read nine books. Level three is twelve books.

I can certainly do level one and I can probably do level three. I've decided I won't decide which level I do now.

The remainder of the rules are simple:
  1. NO lists allowed. Books for the challenge are chosen one at a time when the mood strikes.
  2. Sign up at any time during the challenge period using Mr. Linky below. Please give me a direct link to your blog post about the challenge. If you do not have a blog, no worries. Simply enter your name and leave the URL box on Mr. Linky blank.

  3. Book reviews are not required, but if you want to write a review I will be providing a review Mr. Linky after August 1st.

  4. Books are selected one at a time using the following procedure:
  • Randomly select any number of books from either your physical OR your virtual TBR pile (I don’t care how you do this, but it must be random…no “cherry picking” allowed)
  • Assign a number to each book based on how many books you selected (ie: if you selected 14 books, assign each book a number from 1 through 14; if you selected 28 books, assign each book a number from 1 through 28…you get the idea)
  • Go to THIS SITE and use the TRUE RANDOM NUMBER GENERATOR located in the upper right hand corner of the page to randomly select the book you will read. NO CHEATING – whatever the random number generator generates is the book you must read!
  • Each time you select a book for the challenge, you will use this procedure. You many select different books each time, choose a different amount of books each time, etc…have fun, mix it up, keep it random.

My list of completed books:

  1. Grey Seas Under by Farley Mowat
  2. Grimm's Grimmest by the Brothers Grimm (with Tracy Arah Dockray)
  3. Testimony by Anita Shreve
  4. Color is Everything by Dan Bartges
  5. Falling into the Sun by Charrie Hazard
  6. Candy and Me by Hilary Liftin
  7. Fairy Hunters, Ink. by Sheila A Dane
  8. Painting the Invisible Man by Rita Schiano
  9. I'd Rather We Got Casinos: And Other Black Thoughts by Larry Wilmore
  10. A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux
  11. A Matter of Feeling by Janine Boissard
  12. Synarchy Book 1: The Awakening by DCS
  13. Son of the Great River by Elijah Meeks
  14. What the Hell is a Groom and What's He Supposed to Do? by John Mitchell
  15. The Cave by Steve McGill
  16. Resonance by A. J. Scudiere

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Comment #1: Friday, July, 24, 2009 at 19:50:23

Wendy

Yay! Glad you're joining the challenge ;)



Comment #2: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 18:12:34

Pussreboots

Thank you for hosting it.