Sunday, August 2, 2009

What an Animal II Reading Challenge

Hosted by Kristi at Passion for the Page.

July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009


Read at least 6 books that have any of the following requirements:


an animal in the title

an animal on the cover
an animal plays a major role
a main character is (or turns into) an animal
It can be any type of animal (real or fictitious)--dog, cat, monkey, wolf, snake, insect, hedgehog, aardvark...dragon, mermaid, centaur, vampire, werewolf...you get the idea.


Completed books are highlighted or link to reviews:


Little Bee by Chris Cleave

Molly Fox's Birthday by Deirdre Madden

No Such Creature by Giles Blunt

Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. Jerome


Other choices on hand:


The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey (monkeys on cover)
Water For Elephants by Sarah Gruen

Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson

Won't you join us? It's an easy challenge and you'll have fun doing it.

5 comments:

  1. Water for Elephants is a fabulous book. Well worth the read.

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  2. Whaaat??? No penguin books?? giggle ;)
    I agree with Viviennns, Water for Elephants is a fabulous book.

    Happy reading!

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  3. Not big into challenges personally, but I'd recommend Shreve Stockton's memoir The Daily Coyote to anyone participating.

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  4. I would but I've got too many challenges going on right now!!!! Loved Water for Elephants...bawled like a baby though!

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  5. Enough is enough... I am not joining another challenge!
    You are making me join this one.. I am telling you :D :D :D

    Let me think first !

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