BOTNS Retreat Author Reading Challenge

I’m going to the Books on the Nightstand Author Retreat in April. I can’t wait! In order to get ready for the event, I’m joining the BOTNS Retreat Author Reading Challenge.

The goal: read one book from each of the authors that will be attending the retreat by the end of 2011.

COMPLETED JULY 28, 2011

I actually started working on this as soon as the authors were announced, I just kept forgetting to put up this post!

Books read:

  1. Unexpectedly, Milo, by Matthew Dicks, 344 pages, January 31, 2011
  2. Secrets of Eden, by Chris Bohjalian, 364 pages, February 4, 2011
  3. Fade to White, by Wendy Clinch, 261 pages, February 14, 2011
  4. Kings of the Earth, by John Clinch, 393 pages, February 22, 2011
  5. House Arrest, by Ellen Meeropol, 201 pages, February 24, 2011
  6. The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove, by Susan Gregg Gilmore, 254 pages, February 26, 2011
  7. The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady, by Elizabeth Stucky-French, 334 pages, April 2, 2011
  8. The Bee-Loud Glade by Steve Himmer, 222 pages, April 10, 2011
  9. Something Missing, by Matthew Dicks, 292 pages, April 19, 2011
  10. The Reservoir, by John Milliken Thompson, July 28, 2011, 291 pages, NOOK
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Graphic Novel Challenge 2010

COMPLETED June 18, 2010

I have started to get into graphic novels this year, so I was excited when I saw this challenge listed. Graphic Novels Challenge 2010 is being hosted by Nymeth from things mean a lot and  Chris at Stuff as Dreams are Made On.

I’ll be joining at the Intermediate level.

Goal: 3-10 books

Dates: January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010

  1. Stitches: a memoir, by David Small, 329 pages, February 4, 2010
  2. Blankets, by Craig Thompson, 582 pages, February 8, 2010
  3. Refresh, Refresh, by James Ponsoldt, Benjamin Percy, Danica Novgorodoff, 144 pages, June 18, 2010