January 1, 2010

2010 Reading Challenge: Aussie Author Challenge

Booklover Book Review is running this challenge and being an Aussie Book Blogger I just had to join. There are two levels to this challenge and I have chosen to complete Fair Dinkum, I am also tampering with the number of books I am to read as this is such an easy challenge for me.

1. The Tourist - Read and review 3 books by 3 different Australian authors.

2. Fair Dinkum - Read and review 8 books by Australian authors (a minimum of 5 different Australian authors)

--For myself I have set a target of 16 books by Australian authors (a minimum of 10 different Australian authors)

Here are the rules:
1. Write a challenge sign-up post on your blog. In that post provide a link to this original post acknowledging Booklover Book Reviews and put this Challenge Button on your sidebar, linking the button to my challenge post.

2. Add your name and the direct link to your Aussie Author Challenge sign-up post in the Mister Linky list below.

3. Decide which Aussie authors you will read in 2010, although you can change your book titles or challenge level at any time!

4. Each time you read and review a book as part of this challenge, share this with other challenge participants by adding a direct link to your book review to the list at this post Aussie Author Challenge Book Reviews.

Books read so far:
1. Little Blue by Gaye Chapman (preschool)
2. The Spell Of Rosette by Kim Falconer
3. Shadow Queen by Deborah Kalin
4. Arrows Of Time by Kim Falconer
5. Headgames by Casey Lever
6. About A Girl by Joanna Horniman
7. An ABC Of Pirates by Caroline Stills (preschool)
8. Strange Attractors by Kim Falconer
9. Old Magic by Marianne Curley
10. Heartless by Tasma Walton
11. You by Stephen Michael King (preschool)
12. eric by Shaun Tan
13. Leaf by Stephen Michael King (preschool)
14. beautiful monster by Kate McCaffrey
15. A Magical Journey by Serene Conneeley (non fiction)
16. Seven Sacred Sites by Serene Conneeley (non fiction)
17. Fury by Shirley Marr
18. The Book Of Faery Magic by Lucy Cavendish & Serene Conneeley (non fiction)
19. The Dark Mirror by Juliet Marillier
20. Ondine: The Summer Of Shambles by Ebony McKenna
21. Mice by Gordon Reece
22. Precious Little by Julie Hunt & Sue Moss
23. Outside In by Chrissie Keighery
24. This is Shyness by Leanne Hall
25. Blade Of Fortriu by Juliet Marillier
26. The Red Wind by Isobelle Carmody
27. Embrace by Jessica Shirvington

27/16 books read. 169%done!


  1. Thank you for joining me in the Aussie Author Challenge - I admire you, doubling the number of books, or you can say you completed the challenge twice! :)

    I haven't actually heard of some of the books in your 'read so far list' - look forward to reading your reviews!

  2. This is such a great challenge and I'm happy to be a part of it.

    I'm also glad you don't mind that I played around with the numbers, there is just so many talented Aussie authors out there I thought I’d be a bit daring and attempt double the number.

    Thanks for your comment and your support :)