This challenge actually started way back in September, but it runs until December 20th. I figure between now and then I'll be getting plenty of reading done. The cool thing about it is that it's up to you which books you read for the challenge! Here's my tentative list:
- The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
- Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
- Keeping the Moon by Sarah Dessen
- It's All Too Much, So Get It Together by Peter Walsh
- Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
- A Map Of The Known World by Lisa Ann Sandell
- The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorn
I'm hoping to be reading a larger number of books than what is on this list, but I wanted to give myself plenty of breathing room.
The second challenge I'll be joining is Women Unbound: A Reading Challenge. The challenge will run from November 1, 2009 to November 30, 2010, but you're welcome to join anytime you like. The purpose of this challenge is to encourage participants to read nonfiction and fiction books related to the rather broad idea of ‘women’s studies.’ That sentence is a paraphrase from the challenge website.
For this challenge I've decided to be a Philogynist and commit to read at least two books, including at least one nonfiction one. After looking at the list that Eva from A Striped Armchair compiled, I'm currently thinking about reading The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls by Joan Jacobs Brumberg and Beauty by Robin McKinley. They both sound really interesting!
How about you? How are your current challenges going? Have you found any new ones recently?
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