January 8, 2013

Four Month Challenge Part 11

January 1, 2013 – April 30, 2013
Hosted by Book Drunkard

I have not participated in one of the Four Month Challenges before, but it looks so much fun!  I have no illusions about being able to read a book for every category but I think it will be fun trying!  I will be updating as I go.  Here are the categories:

5 Point Challenges
Read a book with a famous painting on the cover
Read a book with a man and woman on the cover -COMPLETE Hera, Queen of Gods by T.D. Thomas (January)
Read a book by a new to you author -COMPLETE  A Bite's Tail by Veronica Blade (February)
Read a book that you've read before
Read a book whose author name begins with J (First or last) -COMPLETE  The Devil's Lover by Juliet Dark (January)

10 Point Challenges
Read a book that’s a collection of short stories - COMPLETE  Fire and Forget: Short Stories on the Long War (March)
Read a book about family - COMPLETE Forty Days (Neima's Ark #1) by Stephanie Parent (April)
Read a book currently on the NYT Bestsellers list
Read the first book in a series - COMPLETE  Blood Fugue (Moonsongs #1) by E.J. Wesley (February)
Read a book whose author name starts with F (first or last)

15 Point Challenges
Read a bio/auto bio/memoir
Read a book with a first and last name in the title 
Read a historical mystery - COMPLETE A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (February)
Read a book by a female author - COMPLETE  In Too Deep by Kathryn Shay (February)
Read a book whose author name begins with M (first or last) -COMPLETE Jane by Robin Maxwell

20 Point Challenges
Read a cult classic (Helpful link)
Read a book no longer under copyright -COMPLETE  A Boy's Will by Robert Frost (January)
Read a fantasy/scifi/steampunk - COMPLETE Strangelets by Michelle Gagnon (March)
Read a book you got for Christmas - COMPLETE America Again by Stephen Colbert (February)
Read a book whose author begins with A (first or last) - COMPLETE Maelyn by Anita Valle (April)


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  1. Fun fact: I made a print based on that painting when I was in college.


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