Tuesday, November 22, 2016

2017 Victorian Reading Challenge

Going to try this one. It's at Becky's Book Reviews. The goal is to read a minimum of four books from the Victorian era.  Click the link to sign up and see more details.

X 1. A book under 200 pages: The Turn of the Screw--Henry James
_ 2. A book over 400 pages
X3. A book that REALLY intimidates you: Crime and Punishment--Fyodor Dostoevsky
_ 4. A book you REALLY want to reread
_ 5. A new-to-you book by a FAVORITE author
X6. A book with illustrations: Eight Cousins--Louisa May Alcott
_ 7. A book that was originally published serially
X 8. A book published between 1837-1849: Agnes Grey--Anne Bronte
X 9. A book published between 1850-1860: North and South--Elizabeth Gaskell
X10. A book published between 1861-1870: Lady Audley's Secret--Mary Elizabeth Braddon
X11. A book published between 1871-1880: Lady Susan--Jane Austen
X 12. A book published between 1881-1890: A Study in Scarlet--Arthur Conan Doyle
_ 13. A book published between 1891-1901
X14. A book published between 1902-1999 with a Victorian setting:  The Hound of the Baskervilles--Arthur Conan Doyle
X15. A book published between 2000-2017 with a Victorian setting: Soulless--Gail Carriger
X 16. A book by Charles Dickens: Martin Chuzzlewit
X17. A book by Wilkie Collins: The Moonstone
_ 18. A book by Anthony Trollope
X19. A book by Elizabeth Gaskell: Wives and Daughters
_ 20. A book by George Eliot
_ 21. A book by a new-to-you male author
_ 22. A book by a new-to-you female author
_ 23. A book translated into English
X24. A fiction or nonfiction book about Queen Victoria: Victoria and Albert--Richard Hough
X25. A book that has been filmed as movie, miniseries, or television show: The Scarlet Letter--Nathaniel Hawthorne
X26. A play OR a collection of short stories OR a collection of poems: The Importance of Being Earnest--Oscar Wilde
X27. Biography, Autobiography, or NONFICTION book about the Victorian era: Eminent Victorians--Lytton Strachey
X28. Genre or Subgenre of your choice (mystery, suspense, romance, gothic, adventure, western, science fiction, fantasy): The Fall of the House of Usher and Four Other Tales--Edgar Allan Poe
X29. Book with a name as the title: Nicholas Nickelby--Charles Dickens
_ 30. Book You've Started but Never Finished
X31. A Christian book fiction or nonfiction: The Birds' Christmas Carol--Kate Douglas Wiggin
X32. A children's book: Black Beauty--Anna Sewell

Challenge completed on December 14

1 comment:

Becky said...

So glad you're joining! I will look at the challenges you are hosting soon to see if any match up with what I'm planning to read for next year!