Friday, June 22, 2007

And yet I joined another.....

I am in another reading challenge. Either I am a glutton for punishment or just plain crazy because my plate is so full, what makes me think I can do this???? I think, I can, I know I can so without further ado, the NEW book challenge!! (And yes, I am still in the Book Awards Challenge!!) If these don't make me read, nothing will!!! And besides it will be a nice diversion from moving, don't you think?????

So, the read the rules, or join in the fun at A Life In Books. Here are my six for the challenge!!

1. 44 Scotland Street Alexander Mc Call Smith (Scotland) Scrubbed
(I just could not get into this book at all!!)
2. Paris to the Moon Adam Gopnik (France) Scrubbed
(And I couldn't get into this one either!!)
3. Miss Garnet's Angel Salley Vickers (UK/Italy)
4. Dreaming of the Eagle Manda Scott (UK)
5. Paddy Clark Ha Ha Ha Roddy Doyle (Ireland) *Finished
6. Independent People Halldor Laxness (Iceland) *

Alternates:
The Other Side of You Salley Vickers (Italy)
The Third Translation Matt Bondurant (Egypt/UK) Scrubbed
84, Charing Cross Road Helene Hanff (London/NYC) Finished
Akhenaten:Dweller in the Truth Naguib Mahfouz (Egypt) Finished
Maisie Dobbs Jacqueline Winspear Finished
Luncheon Of the Boating Party Susan Vreeland (France)
(Will be used for another challenge in 2008)

*Cross posted for the Book Award Challenge.

1 comment:

Trish said...

I'm doing these two challenges as well (along with 3 others--its challenge insanity!!). But I agree that its a great way to get those dusty books on the shelf read! I think Atonement is the only one we have in common.

Happy reading!