Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Historical Fiction Reading Challenge


No way I can resist an Historical Reading Challenge and this one is hosted by Royal Reviews.
Challenge Guidelines:
1. Anyone can join. You don't need a blog to participate.
--Non-Bloggers: Include your information in the comment section.

2. There are four levels:
-- Curious – Read 3 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Fascinated – Read 6 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Addicted – Read 12 Historical Fiction novels.
-- Obsessed – Read 20 Historical Fiction novels.

3. Any book format counts.

4. You can list your books in advance or just put them in a wrap up post. If you list them, feel free to change them as the mood takes you.

5. Challenge begins January 1st thru December, 2010. Only books started on January 1st count towards this challenge.
I'm definitely obsessed and will create my list as I go.

1. The King's Daughter by Christie Dickason - Review

2. A Thousand Orange Trees by Kathryn Harrison - review

3. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks - review

4. The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff - review

5. The Rose of Sebastopol by Katherine McMahon - review

6. The King's Mistress by Emma Campion - review

7. Relics of the Dead by Ariana Franklin - review

8. Blood Royal by Vanora Bennett - review

9. My Lady Judge by Cora Harrison - review

10. The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent - review

11. The Wilding by Maria McCann - review

12. Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn - review

13. Black Ships by Jo Graham - review

14. The Taste of Sorrow by Jude Morgan - review

15. Roses by Leila Meacham - review

16. Avalon by Anya Seton - review

17. Savage Lands by Clare Clark - review

18. New York by Edward Rutherfurd - review

19. Lady of the Butterflies by Fiona Mountain - review

20. Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor - review


  1. Hi Cat, your blog is beautiful! Welcome to the challenge, hope you enjoy it. I'm doing the Obsessed level as well.

  2. Thanks Alaine.......I'm sure I'll enjoy it immensely.

  3. Yay, so glad you're joining us for the HF Challenge and way to go on choosing the obsessed level, I'm looking foward to adding to my wishlist :-)

  4. Thanks Teddyree......happy to be a part of anything historical - my favourite reading.