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Introducing The Four Month Challenge, Part Two

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Virginie Says…

I had so much fun doing my last challenge – the first one I ever did or hosted.  November 1st will be the beginning of twenty all new challenges and I hope that everyone will join me again.  I’m posting this now so everyone can start going through their libraries to find books for each category.  Rules/guidelines will be posted November 1st when the challenge starts.

5 Point Challenges

Read a book with a proper name in the title

Read a book about a queen or king

Read a book by a Bronte

Read a book about Vampires

Read a book by V.C. Andrews

10 Point Challenges

Read a book by Canadian author

Read a book by Charles Dickens

Read a book set in France

Read a book by Georgette Heyer

Read an ‘art’ themed book.

15 Point Challenges

Read a book with a Civil War theme (any country)

Read a book with characters inspired by King Arthur or about King Arthur/Camelot

Read a biography/autobiography

Read a book related to or something by Shakespeare

Read a book by an author born in November, December, January or February

20 Point Challenges

Read a book with a wintery theme (Christmas, snow, ice, freezing etc.)

Read a book that was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Read a book that begins with A and one that begins with Z

Read a book from The Modern Library Top 100

Read a book and then write a review

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29 thoughts on “Introducing The Four Month Challenge, Part Two

  1. Why does the 20 pt challenge seem the easiest/most enjoyable to me? Probably because I am a classics nerd.

  2. Classics nerds are good! 😀

  3. I am definitely in on this one – haha. About 1/4 of the way through my last part of the 1st challenge!

  4. Sounds like a well rounded experience! I’ll be cheering you on. 🙂

  5. These look harder! But I’m not as much of a classics reader. I’m still going to try it.

    But there were several categories I never thought I’d get too in the last challenge, and I managed to read some books that fit the category. So even though I didn’t (won’t) finish all the categories, I consider it a success. I only missed 2, once I finish my last two books.

  6. I’m going to be giving this one a go. I may struggle on the civil war one but the rest I think I can handle 🙂

  7. Raidergirl – I’m glad the last challenge was successful! And, I’m glad you’re going to join the next one, too 🙂

    Bella – I’m happy you’ll be joining us, too! I can’t wait until November! hehe

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  10. I think I’m gonna dive right in and join you guys for this one!

  11. Where do I sign up? I’m writing my post about it now.

  12. I’m in for this one too. I keep saying no more challenges, but everyone comes up with such great ideas that I can’t resist!

  13. Hi Virginie,
    I didn’t do too good on the last challenge, so hoping I can do this one better. I’d love join in on this challenge. I will be searching for my books until November and I’ll be back. Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Just Books

  14. I am going to try to participate. That is because there is very few romance books. lol. Also a lot of the books I will enjoy

  15. I hadn’t heard about the last challenge but I certainly want to join in on this one. It does sound like so much fun! 🙂

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  17. I just posted about the challenge here.

  18. Yikes – I’m in. I think I might be crazy, but I’m in! =) I posted my list here:

    http://needmoreshelves.blogspot.com/2009/10/4-month-challenge.html

  19. This one is hard…I dont do Vampires, V
    C Andrews, or Georgette Heyer but I can work on the rest.

  20. I joined this challenge a little while back, but I forgot to post here that I was doing so. Here was my post:
    http://cerebralgirl.blogspot.com/2009/11/challenge-four-month-challenge.html

  21. Sounds good to me…..sorry I never posted my results for Part 1, but I had fun reading

  22. Are you hosting another challenge of this nature for March 2010 – June 2010?

  23. Yes, I’m debating whether it should start in March or April. There is a poll here if you wish to vote 🙂

    http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/2627784/

  24. Okay, I earned 80 points this time, but I planned to read a lot of books I wouldn’t have otherwise and that is the real prize. Here are my results:

    http://bookendcrossing.blogspot.com/2010/03/four-month-challenge-part-two.html

    Thanks for hosting!

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