Friday, February 12, 2010

Colourful Reading Challenge 2010

Hosted by Rebecca at Lost in Books.

Jan.1-Dec.31, 2010.

"Read 9 books with 9 different colors in the title.

Completed books are highlighted or linked to reviews:

1.Black Swan Green**** by David Mitchell
2.The Blue Flower***** by Penelope Fitzgerald
3.Blacklands***** by Belinda Bauer
4.The Golden Mean****+ by Annabel Lyon  

On my shelves tbr:

Plum Wine by Angela Davis-Gardner
The Red Queen by Margaret Drabble
Yellowknife by Steve Zipp
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris
The Golden Bowl by Henry James
My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk
The Green Library by Janice Kulyk Keefer
The Green Knight by Iris Murdoch
Girl in Hyacinth blue by Susan Vreeland
The Blue Mountain by Meir Shalev
Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen
The White Earth by Angrew Mcgahan
The White Mary by Kira Salak
White Oleander by Janet Fitch
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
Blackberry Wine by Joanne Harris
Grey is the Color of Hope by Irina Ratushinskaya
The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing
The Red and the Green by Iris Murdoch
Blood Orange by Drusilla Campbell

Books with 'colourful' titles previously read:

The Blue Door***+ by Andre Brink
Midwife of the Blue Ridge**** by Christine Blevins
The White Tiger****+ by Aravind Adiga
The Color Purple***** By Alice Walker
The Bluest Eye***** by Toni Morrison
The Yellow Wallpaper****+ by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The Scarlet Letter**** by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop***** by Lewis Buzbee
The Picture of Dorian Gray***** by Oscar Wilde
The Golden Bowl**** by Henry James
The Temple of the Golden Pavilion**** by Yukio Mishima
Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates**** by Mary Mapes Dodge
The Silver Swan**** by Benjamin Black (john Banville)
Red Dog Red Dog**** by Patrick Lane
The Red and the Black**** by August Stendhal

Books completed in 2009 Colourful Reading Challenge:

The Blue Fox***** by Sjon
The White Garden***** by Stephanie Barron
Through Black Spruce***** by Joseph Boyden
Silver Birches***+ by Adrian Plass

There really are a lot of titles that have colours in them when you start to look around your shelves. And Rebecca has a long list of titles here.

I hope you'll join us for the Colourful Reading Challenge 2010.


  1. Interesting idea! I wonder if I could find enough on my existing TBR shelf.

    What are the nine colors?

  2. I am so glad you are joining me! I am excited to read your reviews! :)

  3. Hello Sandra! I just dropped by to let you know how thankful I am to have found your site and come to know you as I was starting with my blog this year. It continues to be a wonderful experience and you have certainly been a part of it :)

    Have a blessed and wonderful week with your loved ones! Take care always!



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