Completed Challenges this month
- Non-Fiction Five Challenge (9 of 5) – Aristocrats. The summer is my most prolific reading month, and I read the most nonfiction during this time as well. I think I read more nonfiction this summer than I have ever.
- Classics Challenge (10 of 6) – The Good Earth, The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Lord of the Rings, Possession
- A Well-Rounded Challenge ( of 6) – Aristocrats (NF 5, Shoes, Chunky), Last Orders (Booker, Book Awards), The Good Earth (Classics, Decades, What’s in a Name, Book Awards, Pulitzer, Nobels), The Complete Sherlock Holmes (Herding Cats, Classics, Decades), Lord of the Rings (TBR), Possession (Booker, Book Awards)
- Graphic Novels (13 of 6) – The Wizard’s Tale
- Decades 08 (12 of 8) – The Good Earth, His Last Bow and The Case book of Sherlock Holmes, Lord of the Rings
- In their shoes (6 of ?) – Aristocrats
- Russian Reading (4 of 4) –
- What’s in a Name? (7+ of 6) – The Good Earth
- TBR 2008 (7 of 12) – The Lord of the Rings (TTT and Return of the King)
- Book Awards Challenge II (3 of 10) – Last Orders, The Good Earth, Possession
- Man Booker Challenge (3 of 6) – Last Orders, Possession
- Chunky Challenge (10 of 4) – Aristocrats, Lord of the Rings, Possession
- The Obscure Challenge ( of 1) –
- 342,745 Ways to Herd Cats or tl;dr (7 of 3) – Hound of the Baskervilles, The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Lord of the Rings, Possession
- 1% Well-Read Challenge (12 of 10) – Lord of the Rings, Possession; See note below about 1001 books list.
- Reading the Nobels (4 of 5) – The Good Earth
- Notable Books – None
- Pulitzer Project -The Good Earth
- Booker Project – Last Orders, Possession
- 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die – 87 (95 with removed books) because I switched over to the new 2008 edition of the book list, but I am still going to track from both lists since I’ve done so well so far.
- TBR Books I Own Pile – 3: The Two Towers, Return of the King, Possession