Monday, December 29, 2014

Full House Reading Challenge and Women Fiction Reading Challenge

One of the most interesting challenges, I had joined this year was Full House Reading Challenge hosted @ Book Date. We had to fill a bingo-card, reading books in 25 different categories.


I am so very happy to state that I have successfully completed the challenge.

ACROSS: 1
1: From the Local Library: Forty Years of Test Cricket: India-England (1932-1971) by Saradindu Sanyal
2: Best Read so far in 2014The Hand in the Dark by Arthur J. Rees
3From your wish listThe House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz
4: Set in Different Country from Yours: Murder at the Pageant by Victor L.Whitechurch
5: Published in 2014Between Love and Freedom by Nikhil Govind

ACROSS: 2
1: Theme/ Issue you think is Important: Bhagat Singh aur Unke Saathiyon ke Dastavez
2: Setting you'd Like to VisitUp at the Villa by Somerset Maugham
3: Suspense or Crime: The Schirmer Inheritance by Eric Ambler
4: ContemporaryKartography by Kamila Shamsie
5: More than 400 PagesReurrection by Lev Tolstoy

ACROSS: 3
1: Reread: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
2. Review Persuaded YouFear by L. Ron Hubbard
3. Free Choice: The Case of the Man who Died Laughing by Tarquin Hall (set in my own country)
4. Published before 2013: The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume (1886)
5: Book with Animal in itThe Human Factor by Graham Greene

ACROSS: 4
1. Won or Borrowed: The Fourth Door by Paul Halter
2: Historical Fiction: Bodyline: The Novel by Paul Wheeler
3: Less than 200 PagesMartyr as Bridegroom by Ishwar Dayal Gaur
4: Non FictionFrom Sawdust to Stardust by Terry Lee Rioux
5: Author New to YouBeware of Pity by Stefan Zweig

ACROSS: 5

1: Book from a Series: I'll Say She Does! by Peter Cheyney
2: Free/ Bought CheaplyFire Past the Future by Charles Eric Maine
3: Published in 2013: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
4: Paranormal or SF or DystopianThe Burning Court by J.D. Carr
5You Love the CoverThe Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad

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I am signing up for the 2015 version of the challenge. Here is the card:



If you are interested in joining, you can do so over here.

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I am also signing up for 2015 Women Fiction Reading Challenge also hosted @ Book Date. I am aiming for the motivated level which means I will be reading 1-5 books that have a woman as their protagonist.


If you are interested in joining, you can do so over here.

5 comments:

  1. Wow, that is an accomplishment, Neer. And that new Women's Fiction Reading Challenge sounds interesting too.

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    1. Thanks Tracy. Do join the Women's Fiction challenge. It'd be lovely to compare books.

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  2. Neer
    Thanks for participating in Full House 2014 and well done completing it. A pleasure to have you on board for 2015. Will you be tuning in to the cricket world cup in 2015?

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    1. Thanks Kathryn for hosting the challenge. I had great fun doing it and that Harold Larwood book was the icing on the cake.

      I am not too interested in present-day cricket but yes if India reaches the semis, I'll start praying. :)

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    2. Chuckling about the semis - they are quite likely to!!
      I don't watch all games but I might get Sky back on to watch. Great to see you in on the women's fiction challenge as well.

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