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message 1: by Gloria (last edited Sep 04, 2010 07:41AM) (new)

Gloria (gloriastz) | 25 comments Hey, I'm new here (since yesterday), but I'm so excited... I never took this kind of challenge, but for everything there's a first time, isn't it? So this is my first challenge...

2010 A-Z Book Challenge
19/26!!!

A. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho - Aug 08
B. Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming by Roger Zelazny - May 06
C. The Count of Monte Cristo byAlexandre Dumas - Aug 23
D. Dear John by Nicholas Sparks - June 17
E. East of Eden by John Steinbeck - Aug 01
F. Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco - May 08
G. The Great Book of Amber by Roger Zelazny - didn't remember exactly the date, but its in February or March 2010
H. Hamlet by William Shakespeare - Aug 13
I. - If at Faust You Don't Succeed by Roger Zelazny - May 09
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L. Les Misérables by Victor Hugo - May 28
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N. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks - July 23
O. Out of Sight, Out of Mind by Marilyn Kaye - June 21
P. Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard - Aug 17
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R. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare - Aug 16
S. Spirit Bound by Richelle Mead - Aug 08
T. Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead - Aug 20
U. Untamed by P.C. Cast - Apr 14
V. Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho - Apr 22
W. Witch Child by Celia Rees - Aug 27
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message 2: by Gloria (last edited Sep 12, 2010 01:17PM) (new)

Gloria (gloriastz) | 25 comments 2010 A-Z Character Challenge (Female)
22/26!


A. Annabeth - The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan - Mar 27
B. Beth - Dark Lover by J.R. Ward - Jul 05
C. Cosette - Les Misérables by Victor Hugo - May 28
D. Vasilisa Dragomir - Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead - Jul 09
E. Eugenie - Storm Born by Richelle Mead - Jul 18
F. Emily Fields - Flawless by Sara Shepard
G. Grace - Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater - Jul 16
H. Hanna - Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard - Aug 17
I. Iseult - The Romance of Tristan and Iseult by Joseph Bédier - May 18
J. Juliet - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare - Aug 09
K. Kate - East of Eden by John Steinbeck - Aug 01
L. Aphrodite LaFonte - Hunted byP.C. Cast - Jul 01
M. Mary - Witch Child by Celia Rees - Aug 27
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O. Ophelia - Hamlet by William Shakespeare - Aug 13
P. Poppy - Night World No. 1: Secret Vampire; Daughters of Darkness; Spellbinder by L.J. Smith - Jun 03
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R. Rose - Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) by Richelle Mead - Jul 12
S. Savannah - Dear John by Nicholas Sparks - Jun 17
T. Jenny Thornton - The Forbidden Game: The Hunter; The Chase; The Kill by L.J. Smith - Jul 04
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V. Valentine de Villefort - The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas - Aug 23
W. Andrienne Willis - Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks - Jun 27
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Y. Yeva - Blood Promise by Richelle Mead
Z. Zoey - Untamed by P.C. Cast - Apr 14


message 4: by Gloria (last edited Sep 27, 2010 07:20AM) (new)

Gloria (gloriastz) | 25 comments 2010 A-Z Character Challenge (Male)
23/26


A. Azzie - Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming by Roger Zelazny - May 06
B. Dimitri Belikov - Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead - Jul 09
C. Cal - East of Eden by John Steinbeck - Aug 01
D. Dorian - Thorn Queen by Richelle Mead - Aug 20
E. Edmond Dantès - The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas - Aug 23
F. Friday - Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe - Aug 03
G. Grover - The Lightning Thief byRick Riordan - Mar 27
H. Hamlet - Hamlet by William Shakespeare - Aug 13
I. Adrian Ivashkov - Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) by Richelle Mead - Jul 10
J. Percy Jackson - The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan - Aug 14
K. Kiyo - Storm Born by Richelle Mead - Jul 14
L. Luke - Trumps of Doom by Roger Zelazny - Mar 03
M. Romeo Montague - Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare - Aug 16
N. Erik Night - Hunted by P.C. Cast - Jul 01
O. Eugene Onegin - Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin - Sep 27
P. Porthos - The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas - Apr 05
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R. Sam Roth - Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater - Jul 16
S. Damon Salvatore - Nightfall by L.J. Smith - Jul 07
T. Tristan - The Romance of Tristan and Iseult by Joseph Bédier - May 18
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V. Jean Valjean - Les Misérables by Victor Hugo - May 28
W. Will - The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks - Jul 21
X. Mr. x - Dark Lover by J.R. Ward - Jul 05
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Z. Zack - The Chase by L.J. Smith - Jul 04

Only 3 to go =)


message 5: by Gloria (last edited Sep 27, 2010 07:21AM) (new)

Gloria (gloriastz) | 25 comments 2010 A-Z Author Challenge
19/26


A. Alyson Noel - Evermore [Apr 18]
B. Joseph Bédier - The Romance of Tristan and Iseult [May 18]
C. P.C. Cast - Hunted [Jul 01] Untamed [Apr 14] Chosen [Feb] Betrayed [Jan]
D. Alexandre Dumas - The Count of Monte Cristo [Aug 23] The Three Musketeers [Apr 05]
E. Umberto Eco - Foucault's Pendulum [May 08]
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G. William Golding - Lord of the Flies [Sep 04]
H. Victor Hugo - Les Misérables [May 28]
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J. John Steinbeck - East of Eden [Aug 01]
K. Marilyn Kaye - Out of Sight, Out of Mind [Jun 21]
L. L.J. Smith - Secret Vampire [Jun 03] - Nightfall [Jul 07] - The Forbidden Game: The Hunter; The Chase; The Kill [Jul 18] Dark Reunion [Jan]
M. Richelle Mead - Vampire Academy [Jul 09] - Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2) [Jul 10] - Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3) [Jul 12] - Blood Promise [Jul 24] - Spirit Bound [Aug 08] - Storm Born [Jul 14] - Thorn Queen [Aug 20] - Succubus Blues [Sep 09]
N. Nicholas Sparks - The Last Song [Jul 21] - Dear John [Jun 17] - Nights in Rodanthe [Jun 27] - The Notebook [Jul 23]
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P. Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist [Aug 08] - Veronika Decides to Die [Apr 22] - Brida [Jun 10]
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R. Rick Riordan - The Lightning Thief [Mar 27] - The Sea of Monsters [May 30] - The Titan's Curse [Aug 14]
S. Sara Shepard - Pretty Little Liars [Aug 17] - Flawless [Aug 25] - Perfect [Aug 29] - Unbelievable [Sep 01] - Wicked [Sep 06]
T. J.R.R. Tolkien - The Silmarillion [Jan]
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W. J.R. Ward - Dark Lover [Jul 05]
X. Alexander Pushkin - Eugene Onegin [Sep 27]
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Z. Roger Zelazny - The Great Book of Amber [Feb - Mar 2010] - Bring Me the Head of Prince Charming [May 06] - If at Faust You Don't Succeed [May 09] - A Farce to Be Reckoned With [May 12]


message 6: by Gloria (last edited Sep 27, 2010 07:22AM) (new)

Gloria (gloriastz) | 25 comments Read-the-Month Challenge: SEPTEMBER
5/9 completed =)


S. Unbelievable by Sara Shepard - Sep 01
E. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
P. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
T. The Children of Húrin by J.R.R. Tolkien
E. Atonement by Ian McEwan
M. Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead - Sep 09
B. The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio - Sep 22
E. Eugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin - Sep 27
R. Succubus on Top by Richelle Mead - Sep 21

01 September 2010 - 30 September 2010

Unbelievable (Pretty Little Liars, #4) by Sara Shepard Succubus Blues (Georgina Kincaid, #1) by Richelle Mead The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio Eugene Onegin A Novel in Verse (Oxford World's Classics) by Alexander Pushkin Succubus on Top (Georgina Kincaid, #2) by Richelle Mead


message 7: by Gloria (last edited Jan 08, 2011 01:18PM) (new)


message 8: by Gloria (last edited Jan 22, 2011 12:46AM) (new)

Gloria (gloriastz) | 25 comments I'm in :)) I'll try to finish this challenge, but I don't know if I have enough time... Whatever, I really like the Italian idea, because I study Italian and it's very beautiful language :)

Read The Season Challenge - INVERNO
December 21, 2010 - March 20, 2011

Read: 3/8

I - Atonement by Ian McEwan
N - Discourses on the First Ten Books of Livy by Niccolò Machiavelli
V - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo
E - The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan - Dec 24
R - Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead - Dec 27
N - Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
O - Origins by L.J. Smith - Jan 08

Bonus: The Godfather by Mario Puzo


message 9: by Gloria (last edited Jan 21, 2011 12:30PM) (new)

Gloria (gloriastz) | 25 comments Books read in January:
1. La Dame aux Camelias by Alexandre Dumas-fils
2. Origins by Kevin Williamson
3. Bel-Ami by Guy de Maupassant
Total: 3 books


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