Sunday, December 10, 2017

2018 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

Another I have been doing for the last few years.  I'll be reading as many of these as I can next year. Click here to sign up.

Hello everyone & welcome to the Sign Up Page for the 2018 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge!

I am thrilled to be hosting this challenge again at Passages to the Past! Sign Ups are open and ready for all that would like to join the challenge.

Here are the Reading Challenge details:

Each month, a new post dedicated to the HF Challenge will be created. To participate, you only have to follow the rules:

  • Everyone can participate! If you don't have a blog you can post a link to your review if it's posted on Goodreads, Facebook, or Amazon, or you can add your book title and thoughts in the comment section if you wish.
  • Add the link(s) of your review(s) including your name and book title to the Mister Linky we’ll be adding to our monthly post (please use the direct URL that will guide us directly to your review)
  • Any sub-genre of historical fiction is accepted (Historical Romance, Historical Mystery, Historical Fantasy, Young Adult, History/Non-Fiction, etc.)
During the following 12 months you can choose one of the different reading levels:

20th Century Reader - 2 books
Victorian Reader - 5 books
Renaissance Reader - 10 books
Medieval - 15 books
Ancient History - 25 books
Prehistoric - 50+ books

My books for this one:

  1. The Ice Queen--Alice Hoffman
  2. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas--John Boyne
  3. Lord of the Flies--William Golding
  4. A Court of Thorns and Roses--Sarah J. Maas
  5. Barnaby Rudge--Charles Dickens
  6. Sunny Side Up--Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
  7. The Zone of Interest--Martin Amis
  8. A Time for Us--Christine Holden
  9. Small Great Things--Jodi Picot
  10. Catherine, Called Birdy--Karen Cushman
  11. Metamorphoses--Ovid
  12. Green Calder Grass--Janet Dailey
  13. Jazz--Toni Morrison
  14. The Women on the Wall--Wallace Stegner
  15. The Future of Us--Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler
  16. Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant--Anne Tyler
  17. Surfacing--Margaret Atwood
  18. The Red Pony--John Steinbeck
  19. Little Women--Louisa May Alcott (re-read)
  20. The Door in the Wall--Marguerite de Angeli
  21. Dr Wortle's School--Anthony Trollope
  22. A Court of Wings and Ruin--Sarah J. Maas
  23. Lily's Crossing--Patricia Reilly Giff
  24. Last Light Over Carolina--Mary Alice Monroe
  25. The Last Letter From Your Lover--Jojo Moyes
  26. Island of the Blue Dolphins--Scott O'Dell
  27. America is Not the Heart--Elaine Castillo
  28. Victoria--Daisy Goodwin
  29. Death at Daisy's Folly--Robin Paige
  30. Girl With a Pearl Earring--Tracy Chevalier
  31. Incantation--Alice Hoffman
  32. Mary Barton--Elizabeth Gaskell
  33. The Brothers Karamazov--Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  34. Sarah, Plain and Tall--Patricia MacLachlan
  35. Pygmalion--Bernard Shaw
  36. The Murder at the Vicarage--Agatha Christie
  37. Lincoln in the Bardo--George Saunders
  38. The Doctor's Wife--Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  39. The Mars Room--Rachel Kushner
  40. Carmilla--J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  41. Lucky's Lady--Tami Hoag
  42. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao--Junot Diaz
  43. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry--Gabrielle Zevin
  44. Runaway--Heather Graham
  45. The Namesake--Jhumpa Lahiri
  46. Havana Bay--Martin Cruz Smith
  47. Pirate Latitudes--Michael Crichton
  48. Sing, Unburied, Sing--Jesmyn Ward
  49. The Parting Glass--Emilie Richards
  50. We Are All Welcome Here--Elizabeth Berg
  51. The Book of Speculation--Erika Swyler
  52. The Romance of Lust: A Classic Victorian Erotic Novel--Anonymous
  53. Tuesday Nights in 1980--Molly Prentiss
  54. The Satanic Verses--Salman Rushdie
  55. Recapitulation--Wallace Stegner
  56. The Cat Who Went to Heaven--Elizabeth Chatsworth
  57. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies--Seth Grahame-Smith
  58. The Wizards of Once--Cressida Cowell
  59. Norse Mythology--Neil Gaiman
  60. Dracula--Bram Stoker
  61. The Swan Thieves--Elizabeth Kostova
  62. She's Come Undone--Wally Lamb
  63. All Quiet on the Western Front--Erich Maria Remarque
  64. Changeless--Gail Carrier
  65. Louisiana's Way Home--Kate DiCamillo
  66. The American Heiress--Daisy Goodwin
  67. Two Strangers--Mrs. Oliphant
  68. Landry Park--Bethany Hagen
  69. Mrs. Dalloway--Virginia Woolf
  70. The Frozen Rabbi--Steve Stern
  71. Persuasion--Jane Austen
  72. Little Men-Louisa May Alcott

Challenge completed on December 26


Kelly Hashway said...

I don't read much historical. It has to be really good for me to get into it.

Sandra Cox said...

I don't read as much historical as I used to.
Have a great week.