12 January 2012

Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2012

The Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2012 was hosted over at the Historical Tapestry blog again this year.

There were several levels in the challenge for readers to choose from: 

  • Out of my comfort zone = 2 books
  • Daring and curious = 5 books
  • Struggling the addiction = 10 books
  • Undoubtedly obsessed = 15 books
  • Severe bookaholism = 20 books
I decided to choose 'Struggling the addiction' and challenge myself to read 10 historical fiction books in 2012.  

Here is a list of the books I read and reviewed for the challenge:
1. The Name of the Rose | Umberto Eco
2. The White Queen | Philippa Gregory
3. The Light Between Oceans | M. L. Stedman
4. The Turn of the Screw | Henry James
5. The Red Queen | Philippa Gregory
6. The Car Thief | Theodore Weesner
7. Thursday At Noon | William F. Brown
8. Bitter Greens | Kate Forsyth
9. Only Time Will Tell | Jeffrey Archer
10.Heresy | S.J. Parris

5 comments:

TBM said...

Sounds fun! Can't wait to read your reviews. Enjoy!

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Selwyn said...

If I had the time I'd certainly use it as an excuse to reread The Book Thief (Mark Zusak) and A Town Like Alice (Neville Shute). Have fun!

Tracey said...

Thanks TBM, will do. I enjoyed The Book Thief too Selwyn, but haven't read A Town Like Alice, remember watching the TV mini series though.

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