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2014 Reading Challenges Update

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The Fantasy Project (101 Fantasy books) – I’ve finally finished a book for this one, woooo! Though I feel a bit ashamed I’m so bad at reading fantasy books. This summer better change that.

  1.  A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

The Classics Club (50 Classics) – This is the challenge I’m actually rocking. Right now 27 out of 50 books have been read, and I’m looking forward to diving into some more soon. So far I’ve read (for reviews, visit my main post):

  1. Lancelot by Chrétien de Troyes
  2. The Lais by Marie de France
  3. Canzoniere by Francesco Petrarca
  4. The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chauser
  5. Praise of Folly by Desiderius Erasmus
  6. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  7. Hamlet by Shakespeare
  8. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  9. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  10. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  11. Tartuffe by Mollière
  12. Hyperion by Friedrich Hölderlin
  13. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev
  14. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  15. Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
  16. Les Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire
  17. Nana by Émile Zola
  18. Against Nature by Joris-Karl Huysmans
  19. Prufrock and other Observations by T.S. Eliot
  20. The Trial by Franz Kafka
  21. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
  22. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  23. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  24. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  25. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  26. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  27. Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

2014 TBR Pile Reading Challenge (50+ Books from my TBR) – So far this year has mainly been for ARCs and school books, and for ebooks. So although my progress isn’t all that bad, it could use a bit more work.

  1. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
  2. Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour by Bryan Lee O’Malley
  3. Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris
  4. Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
  5. Grave Surprise by Charlaine Harris
  6. League of Sharks by David Logan
  7. The Merman by Carl-Johan Vallgren
  8. Thirteen by Kelley Armstrong
  9. Blood’s Pride by Evie Manieri
  10. Death of a Saint by Lily Herne
  11. An Ice Cold Grave by Charlaine Harris
  12. Madame Bovary by Charles Flaubert
  13. Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  14. A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
  15. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

2014 Witches & Witchcraft Reading Challenge (6+ Witchy books) – This is the only “specific” reading challenge I’m doing this year, mainly because I LOVE books with witches and really want to read more of them. I’m a bit behind on this one, though not anything drastic.

  1. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
  2. Thirteen by Kelley Armstrong


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