2011 British Books Challenge

The BBC (British Books Challenge 2011) is a reading challenge where bloggers sign up to read books by British writers throughout 2011. It is hosted by Becky at The Bookette. Within the International friend category I’m participating at Winston Churchill – Read 6 books by British authors in 2011.

Have read so far:

Plan to read:

  • A Quiet Believe in Angels by R J Ellory

  • Rupture by Simon Lelic

  • White Nights by Ann Cleeves

  • Revenger by Rory Clements

  • Blood Line by Mark Billingham

2011 Vintage Mystery Reading Challenge

The 2011 Vintage Mystery Reading Challenge, hosted by Bev Hankins at My Reader’s Block, runs from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. Sign up any time prior to November 30, 2011. All books must have been written before 1960 and be from the mystery category. I’m participating at In a Murderous Mood Level, which requires me to read 4-6 Books. So far I’ve read:

Plan to read:

  • The Innocence of Father Brown by G K Chesterton

  • The Moving Target by Ross MacDonald

2011 Ireland Reading Challenge 2011

The 2011 Ireland Reading Challenge, hosted by CarrieK at Books and Movies,  runs from January 1, 2011 to November 30, 2011.

My commitment is to read 2 books (Shamrock level).

So far I’ve read:

Have scheduled to read:

  • Winterland by Alan Glynn

The 2011 Eastern European Reading Challenge

The 2011 Eastern European Reading Challenge, hosted by Amy at The Black Sheep Dances, has three different levels. I chose to participate at the tourist one which requires me to read 4 books over the 12 months period. I’m behind this one since I have only read one:

I’m planning to read soon:

  • The Widow Killer by Pavel Kohout (Czech Republic)

But need your assistance to add two more titles to my list. Your comments are welcome.

Wonder why Greece is not included, have a couple of books by Petros Markaris that should qualify, just look at the map.

2011 Aussie Author Challenge

The 2011 Aussie Author Challenge, hosted at Booklover Book Reviews, runs from 1 January 2011 until 31 December 2011.

The objective is to read and review books written by Australian Authors – physical books, ebooks and audiobooks, fiction and non-fiction.

I’m participating at the Tourist Level: Read and review 3 books by 3 different Aussie Authors. And I do hope to catch up pretty soon.

So far I’ve read and review:

Plan to read next:

  • The Suspect by Michael Robotham

  • The Broken Shore by Peter Temple

Stay tuned.

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