2014 Reading Challenges


Review Pile Reading Challenge

Catch up on your ARCs. Aiming for Journeyman level (11-20 books). Hosted by Fiktshun and Phantasmic Reads!

1. Just_a_Girl by Kirsten Krauth
2. Idiopathy by Sam Byers
3. The Mothers by Jennifer Gilmore
4. Vactionland by Sarah Stonich
5. Schroder by Amity Gaige
6. Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
7. A Dual Inheritance by Joanna Hershon
8. The Heart Broke In by James Meek
9. KC, at Bat by Tom Mendicino
10. Raising Cubby by John Elder Robison
11. Heading Out to Wonderful by Robert Goolrick

Challenge complete

readingchallenge-reread2014A Year in Re-Reading

Going for Re-reading pro (5-9 books). Hosted by caffeinatedlife.net

1. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
2. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
3. Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews


Australian Women Writers Challenge

The challenge supports and promotes books by Australian women. Find out about the AWW2014 here. This year I’m aiming for the Franklin level (read ten books, review at least six).

1. Just_a_Girl by Kirsten Krauth
2. The Children by Charlotte Wood
3. The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
4. March by Geraldine Brooks
5. Walking on Trampolines by Frances Whiting
6. What Came Before by Anna George
7. Lost and Found by Brooke Davis
8. Game Day by Miriam Sved
9. When the Night Comes by Favel Parrett
10. Golden Boys by Sonya Hartnett

Challenge complete but I’ll keep going…

11. The Eye of the Sheep by Sofie Laguna
12. This House of Grief by Helen Garner

foodies-challengeFoodies Read 2014

Pastry Chef (4-8 books). Hosted by I’d Rather be at the Beach.

1. Apron Anxiety: My Messy Affairs In and Out of the Kitchen by Alyssa Shelasky
2. Fictitious Dishes by Dinah Fried
3. Hungry, the Stars and Everything by Emma Jane Unsworth
4. Kitchen Table Memoirs edited by Nick Richardson

Challenge complete


What’s in a Name? 2014

Hosted by The Worm Hole. Read a book from each of the following categories:

A reference to time: The Violet Hour by Katherine Hill
A position of royalty: Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen by Alix Kates Shulman
A number written in letters: Ten Things I Learnt About Love by Sarah Butler
A forename or names: Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey; Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice-cream Float Before He Stole My Ma by Kerry Hudson; A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
A type or element of weather: Cold Spring Harbor by Richard Yates; Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut

Challenge complete

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