Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2010

I am really looking forward to this challenge! I will post all of my book reviews for this challenge here on my blog. I'll also link them to the widget for this challenge on my sidebar so you can check my progress easily. Happy reading everyone!

Challenge Outline:

1. Anyone can join. You don't need a blog to participate.
--Non-Bloggers: Include your information in the comment section.

2. There are four levels:

-- Curious – Read 3 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Fascinated – Read 6 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Addicted – Read 12 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Obsessed – Read 20 Historical Fiction novels.

3. Any book format counts.

4. You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you.

5. Challenge begins January 1st thru December, 2010.

Challenge Host/Link:  Royal Reviews: Historical Fiction Challenge (you can sign up at this location)
My goal: Level Obsessed.

Progress so far: 16/20

Links to my reviews of these challenge books:
  1. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 
  2. The Queen's Mistake: In the Court of Henry VIII by Diane Haeger 
  3. The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner 
  4. The Boleyn Wife by Brandy Purdy
  5. Island of the Swans by Ciji Ware 
  6. Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin
  7. The Queen's Governess by Karen Harper
  8. The Secret of the Glass by Donna Russo Morin
  9. The Scarlet Lion by Elizabeth Chadwick
  10. The Stolen Crown by Susan Higginbotham
  11. Secrets of the Tudor Court: Between Two Queens by Kate Emerson
  12. O, Juliet by Robix Maxwell
  13. The Highest Stakes by Emery Lee
  14. Cleopatra's Daughter by Michelle Moran
  15. Within the Hollow Crown by Margaret Campbell Barnes
  16. Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn
  17. The Queen's Pawn by Christy English
  18. The Darcy Cousins by Monica Fairview
  19. The Botticelli Secret by Marina Firoato
  20. The Rules of Gentility by Janet Mullany
  21. Claude and Camille by Stephanie Cowell
  22. The Brothers of Gwynedd by Edith Pargeter
  23. The Dark Rose by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles


Joanne said...

Looking forward to seeing which 20 historical fiction novels you will choose and discuss!

Lucy said...

This is such a fabulous challenge- Good Luck with it!

I also want to Thank you so much for posting my Giveaway on your sidebar- That's really nice! Good Luck to you:D

Lizzie said...

Cute place you have got going here. Good luck with the challenge.

Passages to the Past said...

I'm so all over this challenge. Given that HF is all I read, I'm pretty certain I won't have any trouble completing it!

Allie ~ Hist-Fic Chick said...

Lookin' good, I really like your blog!! I think the button for this challenge is so pretty. Here's to us getting 20 historicals read in the next year (shouldn't be a problem for us hist-fic chicks!) :)