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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Book Awards Challenge Completed

Thanks to 3M for hosting this challenge. I read some books that were new to me and some that I probably wouldn't have without the challenge. Here's my finished list of books I read:
1. The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron
2. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett
3. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
4. Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
5. Bones by Jan Burke
6. Jonathan Strange and Dr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
7. The Book of Atrix Wolfe by Patricia McKillip
8. The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnston
9. Shipping News by Annie Proulx
10. Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
11. Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan
12. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

My favorite: To Kill A Mockingbird
The one I liked the least: Shipping News
All the others I really liked and enjoyed reading them.

9 comments:

3M said...

Congrats!!!

To Kill a Mockingbird is soooo good. I read it for the first time last year and don't know what took me so long.

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Suey said...

Congratulations! I really need to get working on my list in a bad way.

Framed said...

Mockingbird is the only one I've read. But I agree, it is wonderful.

Lisa said...

Congratulations on finishing this challenge. I'm glad you liked To Kill a Mockingbird. It is my all-time favorite book AND movie. I agree with you, Gregory Peck is the only person that could play Atticus Finch in my mind.

Candleman said...

The new look on your blog is really classy! I too loved To Kill a Mockingbird. Scout is one of my all time favorite fictional characters. I still want to get to Bridge of San Luis Rey.

Rhinoa said...

Congrats for completeing the challenge! I really enjoyed Joanthan Strange and To Kill a Mockingbird which I also read for this. I hope to get around to The Amazing Maurice in the future.

Joy said...

Congratulations, Booklogged! How satisfying it is to complete a challenge, isn't it? :)

Carrie K said...

Congratulations on completing the challenge! The only thing I liked about the Shipping News was that it explained the movie a bit more.

Petunia said...

Congrats on completing the challenge. I've only finished one of the books on your list. I started three others only to put them aside for various reasons. Good job.