Saturday, November 15, 2008

Book Awards Reading Challenge

Read 10 award-winning books.August 1, 2008 - June 1, 2009

The main link for the challenge could be found here ..

1. Read 10 award winners from August 1, 2008 through June 1, 2009.
2. You must have at least FIVE different awards in your ten titles.
3. Overlaps with other challenges are permitted.
4. You don't have to post your choices right away, and your list can change at any time.
5. 'Award winners' is loosely defined; make the challenge fit your needs, keeping in mind Rule #2.

I'll update my list soon!

1. Atonement by Ian McEwan (2002 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction)

2. Bridge To Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Newbery Medal 1978 )

3. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harric (Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original in 2001)

4. "B" Is For Burglar by Sue Grafton (Shamus Award for Best Novel from the Private Eye Writers of America in 1986)

5. Beloved by Toni Morrison (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1988)

6. Coraline by Neil Gaiman (2003 Hugo Award for Best Novella, the 2003 Nebula Award for Best Novella, and the 2002 Bram Stoker Award for Best Work for Young Readers)

7. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink




Suggested list..

  • "C" is for Corpse by Sue Grafton (Anthony Award)

  • A Dance at the Slaughterhouse by Lawrence Block (Edgar Award 1992)

  • Bag of Bones by Stephen King (Bram Stoker Award)

  • City of Bones by Michael Connelly (Anthony Award)

  • Cruel and Unusual Patricia Cornwell (Gold Dagger Award)

  • His Dark Materials: Book 1 Northern Lights by Philip Pullman (Carnegie Medal)

  • Holes Louis Sachar (Newbery Award)

  • Mystic River by Dennis Lehane (Anthony Award)

  • Perfume by Patrick Suskind (World Fantasy Award )

  • The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman (Costa/Whitbread )

  • The Missing by Sarah Langan (Bram Stoker Award)

  • The Road - Cormac McCarthy (Pulitzer Award)
  • Amsterdam - Ian McEwan (Man Booker Prize of 1998)
  • American Gods - Neil Gaiman (Bram Stoker 2001)
  • Traveling Vampire Show by Richard Laymon (Bram Stoker 2000)

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