Saturday, December 22, 2012

2012 Challenge Completed: Fall Into Reading

I have completed Callapidder Days Fall into Reading challenge. I liked having categories! And having a list of potential reads did help me, I think. I read some AMAZING BOOKS. I'd especially recommend Kristin Levine's The Lions of Little Rock and Lois Lowry's Son. Here are the books I read:

Historical Fiction

1. Dear America: Christmas After All. Kathryn Lasky.
2. Dear Mr. Darcy. Amanda Grange.
3. The Red Queen. Philippa Gregory.
4.  The Lady of the Rivers. Philippa Gregory.
5. The Kingmaker's Daughter. Philippa Gregory. 
6. Jump Into the Sky. Shelley Pearsall.
7. Yesterday's Dead. Pat Bourke.
8. Hannah Is a Palindrome. Mindy Warshaw Skolsky.
9. Hannah and the Best Father of Route 9W. Mindy Warshaw Skolsky.
10. Dear America: The Diary of Lydia Amelia Pierce, Like the Willow Tree, Portland Maine, 1918. Lois Lowry.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Series Books

1. The Giver. Lois Lowry.
2. Gathering Blue. Lois Lowry.
3. Messenger. Lois Lowry.
4. Son. Lois Lowry.
5. The Broken Lands. Kate Milford. 
6. Unwholly. Neal Shusterman.
7. The Eye of the World (Wheel of Time #1) Robert Jordan.
8.  The Great Hunt. (Wheel of Time #2) Robert Jordan.
9. The Dragon Reborn. (Wheel of Time #3) Robert Jordan. 1991. Tor. 624 pages.   
10.  The Shadow Rising. (Wheel of Time #4) Robert Jordan.
11. The Fires of Heaven. (Wheel of Time #5) Robert Jordan.
12. Lord of Chaos. (Wheel of Time #6) Robert Jordan.
13. Catching Fire. Suzanne Collins.
14. Mockingjay. Suzanne Collins. 
15. Caught. (Missing #5) Margaret Peterson Haddix. 

Middle Grade Books with Newbery Potential (or Mock Newbery Potential)

1. The Lions of Little Rock. Kristin Levine.
2. No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller. Vaunda Micheaux Nelson.
3. Splendors and Glooms. Laura Amy Schlitz.
4. Three Times Lucky. Sheila Turnage.
5. Liar & Spy. Rebecca Stead.
© 2012 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


Claire said...

Wow! It sounds like you had a great time reading all your books. Congratulations on completing your list!

My wrap up is here if you'd like a look :)

Shonya said...

Ooooh! I didn't know Lowry had a fourth book in the series. I added that to my WTR list and am also adding Kristin Levine's books since you love, love, love them! ;)

So glad you had such an enjoyable Fall of reading.