Friday, January 3, 2014

2014 Historic Fiction Reading Challenge

25/20 books

Challenge Basics:  

Name: 2014 Historic Fiction Reading Challenge
Hosts : Ramblings of a Daydreamer
Starts: January 1, 2014
Ends: December 31, 2014
Eligible Books: YA and adult historical fiction books. Includes time slips.
Levels: Four; I am going to try for the third level: 13-20 books
Prizes? Yes, TBA
Sign up page 

Why I'm Interested:  

I love historical fiction! I always shoved this genre to the side in favor of fantasy and paranormal, but I rekindled my love of historical fiction in 2013 and I'm hoping to continue in 2014. I also went on a buying spree and brought home a whole bunch of historical fiction books that I don't want to leave unread for years.

Books Completed:

Biographical HF:

13. Anna of Byzantium by Tracy Barrett
12. Rise to Rebellion by Jeff Shaara *
11. Mary, Queen of Scots by Kathryn Lasky
10. Mary Tudor by Anna Whitelock *
9. To Be Queen by Christy English *
8. The Wars of the Roses by Dan Jones *
7. The Forbidden Queen by Anne O'Brien *
6. The Wild Queen: Days & Nights of Mary Queen of Scots by Carolyn Meyer *
5. Eleanor: Crown Jewel of Aquitaine by Kristiana Gregory
4. Catherine: The Great Journey by Kristiana Gregory
3. The Tudor Rose by Margaret Campbell Barnes
2. The Queen of Last Hopes by Susan Higginbotham
1. The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak *

Light HF:

12. A City Tossed and Broken by Judy Blundell *
11. A Spy in the House by Y. S. Lee *
10. Dangerous Deceptions by Sarah Zettel
9. The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron *
8. Blackmoore by Julianne Donaldson
7. The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place by Julie Berry
6. Alchemy and Meggy Swann by Karen Cushman
5. The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline by Nancy Springer
4. The Curse of the Pharaohs by Elizabeth Peters
3. Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
2. Maid of Secrets by Jennifer McGowen
1. The Corinthian by Georgette Heyer

Have you signed up for this challenge? What level are you going for?

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