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Monday, 1 February 2010

2010 Global Reading Challenge


The Easy Challenge
Read one novel from each of these continents in the course of 2010:
Africa
Asia
Australasia
Europe
North America (incl Central America)
South America

From your own continent: try to find a country, state or author that is new to you.


The Medium Challenge
Read two novels from each of these continents in the course of 2010:
Africa
Asia
Australasia
Europe
North America (incl Central America)
South America

Try to find novels from twelve different countries or states.


The Expert Challenge
Read two novels from each of these continents in the course of 2010:
Africa
Asia
Australasia
Europe
North America (incl Central America)
South America
Add two novels which are set in Antarctica.

Select novels from fourteen different countries or states.

The Extremist Level

Read three novels from each of these continents in 2010:
Africa
Asia
Australasia
Europe
North America (incl Central America)
South America
Add two novels which are set in Antarctica + a ´wildcard´ novel (a novel from a place or period that is NEW to you).

And if you are really an extreme reader, you will do your best to read novels from 21 different countries or states.

Please use Mr Linky to sign in if you want to participate, and tell me in a comment which level you choose (you can always upgrade later).


Saturday, 30 January 2010

Wrap-up Post

Some of the participants of this challenge are insatiable readers who may well be able to finish the Global Reading Challenge before I imagine it possible.

So just to prove that I am with it: this is where you post a link when you have finished the challenge (unless you should choose to upgrade your level).

Here are some icons to display on your blog when you've achieved the levels.