Thursday, January 3, 2013
Classic Double Challenge 2013 @ One Librarian's Book Reviews
Fairy tales/re-tellings are pretty much my favorite types of books, so I want to do better at reading the originals. I DO hope to actually get in a few actual Classic book sets to compare, too! NOT counting the fairy tale sets, I'm going for "Medium"(read 4 books-2 sets). I have serious hope that this year will be the one I finally read a Jane Austen book, and it will be pretty easy to find a re-telling I find interesting for her books.
Melissa has a couple of AMAZING lists put together full of classic books with re-tellings of some sort.
The Classic List
The Fairy Tale List
I've also mentioned how much I love Surlalune Fairy Tales. They have "original"(I've learned there's apparently lots of various original versions) fairy tales with annotations and all the re-tellings for that particular story.
Contentment Reading Challenge @ Seasons of Humility
There are several books on my shelf that I want/need to re-read. I'm going to go for "Floating" and attempt to re-read at least 5 books on my shelves. I participated in this challenge in 2011 and did so awful that I didn't participate last year. I have better hopes this time around!
Entwined by Heather Dixon- I recently got to add a beautiful hardcover of this book to my shelves, and I can't wait to re-read it.
East by Edith Pattou
She's Got Issues by Nicole Unice
At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon
and many, many more that I've read and loved!