Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Book Awards Reading Challenge

Really...this is the last challenge I'm going to join...maybe! lol!! This one takes place over at the Book Awards Reading Challenge blog and the theme is award-winning books. You have a year to complete 12 books and there are prizes! I'm going to throw in one extra book 'cause it's a "skinny" book!

Here's my list:

The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint - Brady Udall (Spur Novel of the West 2002)
Gilead - Marilynne Robinson (Pulitzer Prize 2005)
The Inheritance of Loss-Kiran Desai (NBCC Award 2006)
Eucalyptus- Murray Bail (Miles Franklin Literary Award 1999)
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood (Arthur C. Clarke Award 1987)
Life of Pi - Yann Martel (Man Booker Prize 2002)
Captain Corelli's Mandolin -Louis de Bernières (Commonwealth Writer's Prize 1995)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon(Costa/Whitbread 2003)
Bel Canto - Patchett (Orange Prize 2002)
Miss Hickory - Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (Newberry Award 1947)
The Stone Diaries - Carol Shields (Pulitzer Prize 1995)
Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen - 2007 Alex Award
Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices - Paul Fleischman (Newberry 1989)

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Kymberlyn said...

I need to follow suit and start reading again. I use to read constantly. Now when people ask me what is my favorite book, I have a hard time remembering. Read? A book? Huh?

Where did all of my free time go?

3M said...

I really liked The Stone Diaries.

Welcome to the challenge!