Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Typically British Challenge

Home again after a wonderful Christmas with our daughter and her family and turning my mind towards the bookshelves once again. What to do to fill in these few days before I can begin reading books I've set aside for the many challenges I've taken on. Spending a little time getting organised and making some lists from the dozens of notes and little pieces of paper scattered around for a start will make things easier for myself............and then, of course (oh dear, I said no more but who can resist) add another couple of challenges.

The first one from Book Chick City the Typically British Reading Challenge...........my British forbears would never forgive me if I didn't do this one so it's a must do.

1 January 2010 - 31 December 2010
There are four levels:

• "Put The Kettle On" – Read 2 Typically British novels.
• "Gordon Bennett" – Read 4 Typically British novels.
• "Bob's Your Uncle" – Read 6 Typically British novels.
• "Cream Crackered" – Read 8 Typically British novels.

3. Any book format counts. Must be fiction not non-fiction and British authors

I shall go for the "Cream Crackered" level.

1. Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts by Lucy Dillon
2. An Empty Death by Laura Wilson
3. The Wilding by Maria McCann
4. The Taste of Sorrow by Jude Morgan
5.Lady of the Butterflies by Fiona Mountain
6. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
7. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
8. Trespass by Rose Tremain



  1. Hi Cat - glad you signed up for my Typically British challenge. Looking forward to seeing what books you choose! Have fun :)

  2. Thanks BC.......I know I'll enjoy this one.