Sunday, January 23, 2011

Global reading challenge



Hosted by Dorte, the 2011 Global Challenge allows readers to choose from several levels of participation ... all which encourage reading from around the globe.

1. The Easy Challenge (Read one novel from each of these continents in the course of 2011):

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Europe
North America
South America (please include Central America where it is most convenient for you)
The Seventh Continent (here you can either choose Antarctica or your own ´seventh´ setting, eg the sea, the space, a supernatural/paranormal world, history, the future – you name it).

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

2. The Medium Challenge (Read two novels from each of these continents in the course of 2011):

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Europe
North America
South America (please include Central America where it is most convenient for you)
The Seventh Continent (as above)

*Try to find novels from fourteen different countries or states.

3. The Expert Challenge (Read three novels from each of these continents in the course of 2011):

Africa
Asia
Australasia
Europe
North America
South America (please include Central America where it is most convenient for you)
The Seventh Continent (as above)

*Select novels from twenty-one different countries or states if possible. (For Australasia, selecting a different state for your last book will be acceptable)


I'll be signing up for the easy challenge.

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