Sunday, December 13, 2009

Historical Fiction Challenge 2010

The Historical Fiction Challenge is hosted by Royal Reviews.

I love historical fiction and I've been reading a ton of it lately, so I definitely had to sign up for this one. I'm going for the Obsessed level of 20 novels.  Since I read more than 20 in 2009 I definitely should be able to do it.
Challenge Guidelines posted by Royal Reviews:
1. Anyone can join. You don't need a blog to participate.
--Non-Bloggers: Include your information in the comment section.
2. There are four levels:
-- Curious – Read 3 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Fascinated – Read 6 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Addicted – Read 12 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Obsessed – Read 20 Historical Fiction novels.
3. Any book format counts.
4. You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you.
5. Challenge begins January 1st thru December, 2010. Only books started on January 1st count towards this challenge.

I will list my books read on this post as I go along, and link to any reviews I write.
If you'd like to sign up for this challenge, head on over to Royal Reviews.
  1. The Stolen Crown by Susan Higgenbotham (January 2)
  2. The White Queen by Philippa Gregory January 13)
  3. A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russel (January 15)
  4. The Triumph of Deborah by Eva Etzioni-Halzi (January 18)
  5. Young Bess by Margaret Irwin (January 20)
  6. Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin (January 31)
  7. The Serpent's Tale by Ariana Franklin (February 7)
  8. The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner (February 4)
  9. O'Juliet by Robin Maxwell February 12)
  10. The Founding by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (February 11)
  11. The Creation of Eve by Lynn Cullen (February 20)
  12. Watermark by Vanitha Sankaran (February 22)
  13. Here Burns My Candle by Liz Curtis Higgs (March 2) 
  14. The Last Dickens by Matthew Pearl (March 12)
  15. The Queen's Governess by Karen Harper (March 14)
  16. The Dark Rose by Cynthia Harrod Eagles (March 18)
  17. The Princeling by Cynthia Harrod Eagles (March 25)
  18. I, Victoria by Cynthia Harrod Eagles (March 28)
  19. Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross (March 30)
  20. The Oak Apple by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (April 2)
  21. The Lady Elizabeth by Alison Weir (April 7)
  22. Wench by Dolen Parker-Valdez (April 8)
  23. Madonna of the Seven Hills by Jean Plaidy (April 19)
  24. The Black Pearl by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (April 24)
  25. The Blind Contessa's New Machine by Carey Wallace (April 29)
  26. Light on Lucrezia by Jean Plaidy (May 3)



Laura Fabiani said...

I'm signing up for this one too because lately I'm reading lots of historicals.

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