Tuesday, December 30, 2008

2009 ARC Reading Challenge


Now through December 31, 2009
Teddy from So Many Precious Books So Little Time is hosting the 2009 ARC Reading Challenge. It's all about reading Advance Reader's Copies (or Advance Reader's Editions) of books.
Here are the rules:

1. To sign-up , leave a comment and a direct link to your blog post about this challenge that includes your list from rule #2.

2. List all of the ARC's that you have to read right now. Then throughout the year, you must continue updating that list as you receive more ARC's. (This is important). You should also strike out the ones that you finish.

3. a. All of us who have or will have more than 12 ARC's must read and review 12.
b. All of us who have or will have less than 12 ARC's must read all of the ARC's we have. Note, that if you have 11 ARC's and then receive a 12th one you will be bumped up to catagory a.

4. You don't have to make a list of which ARC's you plan to read, but you can if you want.

5. Crossovers with other challenges are allowed and Audio-books are allowed as long as they are ARC's.

6. Read the books and review them on your blog. If you don't have a blog, you can post your review on sites like Powells, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc. Leave a comment on this postwith a link to each of your reviews.

7. Please subscribe to Teddy's blog , as she will be posting updates to the challenge periodically.

8. Enjoy!

Note of clarification: I guess I use the term ARC loosely. I consider anything sent from a publisher or author as an ARC because they are sent to us with the expectation that we will review them.
  • Among The Mad by Jacqueline Winspear
  • Bronx Justice by Joseph Teller - done 1/16/09
  • Defending Angels by Mary Stanton
  • Don't Tell A Soul by David Rosenfelt
  • Fatal February by Barbara Levenson
  • Fractured by Karen Slaughter
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet by Jaime Ford
  • I See You Everywhere by Julia Glass
  • Identical by Ellen Hopkins
  • Lark & Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
  • Lethal Legacy by Linda Fairstein
  • Locke 1928 by Shawna Yang Ryan
  • Show No Fear by Perri O'Shaughnessy
  • The Spare Room by Helen Garner ~ done 1/12/09
  • Testimony by Anita Shreve
  • Thanks For The Memories by Cecilia Ahern
  • The Believers by Zoe Heller
  • The Condition by Jennifer Haigh
  • The Courtier's Secret by Donna Russo Morin
  • The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker
  • The Little Sleep by Paul Tremblay
  • The Miracle of Prato by Laura Morwitz & Laurie Albanese
  • The Other Queen by Phillipa Gregory
  • The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar
  • Ultimatum by Matthew Glass

3 comments:

Teddy Rose said...

I'm so glad your joining us again for the challenge Lori! I look forward to seeing your list.

Literary Feline said...

I plan on joining this one too. I'm so behind on compiling my challenge list. Good luck with the challenge!

J. Kaye Oldner said...

I love this challenge! :) The goal is to get all the review books completely done in 2009!