Saturday, July 4, 2009

Themed Reading Challenge Completed


February 1 to July 31, 2009

A six month challenge to help readers clear books from their to-be-read stacks which center around a common theme or themes.

Read 4 to 6 books linked by theme.

Hosted by Wendy at Caribousmom.

My theme is Music, in the title or as part of the story. My list of potential reads with completed books highlighted or linked to reviews:

The Pianist by Wladyslaw Szpilman
An Equal Music by Vikram Seth
The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason
The Piano Lesson by Katharine Weber
The Piano Teacher by Janice Y. K. Lee (recommended by Kaye at Pudgy Penguin Perusals)

Books completed:

The Cellist of Sarajevo***** by Steven Galloway
The Spanish Bow***** by Andromeda Romano-Lax
The Music Teacher**** by Barbara Hall
The Accordionist's Son**** by Bernardo Atxaga

I'm going to wrap it up with four read as I have so many other reading challenges to give attention to. I clearly have enough books to do the same theme again. Thank you Wendy, I didn't get any reviews written because of illness but it was fun reading them.

Completed June 5, 2009.

4 comments:

  1. Great theme! I'm in this challenge too.

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  2. Hi Sandra, thanks for the comments on my blog. I just found out I'll be getting The Piano Teacher (Lee) from LibraryThing Early Reviewers. I'm looking forward to reading that one.

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  3. I have read baout the Piano Teacher, it has some good reviews :) Hope you have fun doing this challenge :)

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  4. I loved your theme - congratulations on finishing the challenge. Glad to know you enjoyed it. I will be hosting another Themed Challenge in 2010 :)

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