Thursday, December 3, 2009

Week 48 Book 49 - A different challenge on the horizon

 Week 48 Book 49

Today is the start of Week 48 in the quest to read 52 books in 52 weeks and should have you starting book # 49. We are winding down the year with 4 weeks left and heading towards our goal of reading 52 books for the year.

It's been quite busy for everyone as evidenced by the lack of reviews.  I apologize for that.  Hope to have a few reviews up for you the last 4 weeks.   As of December 31st, the 52 books in 52 weeks challenge will be over for 2009.  This blog will be discontinued but kept up in order for folks to refer back to the reviews.  As of January 1st, I will be hosting a new challenge


January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010


Hosted by Robin of My Two Blessings





Science fiction and fantasy books have always been my one true love ever since I read my first sci fi book back in the 70's. Whether it was Edgar Rice Burroughs, Arthur Clark, Ray Bradbury, Larry Niven, Piers Anthony, Anne McCaffrey or Robert Silverberg who captured me first, I don't remember. When I recently came across the Hugo Award Web site, the list of winners made my mouth water and tickled my imagination. All the books on the list looked so good that I decided to read through the list, starting with the oldest. But all those who were nominated looked too good to pass up, so decide okay, will take some side trips and read some of the nominees. Other ideas started popping up in my brain. That's what the sci-fi and fantasy genre does to you - expands your mind and gives you ideas.

There will be various voyages through the galaxy to different planets exploring the Hugo and Nebula winners, with side trips through the different decades reading the nominees, and checking out Philip K. Dick and Robert Heinlein. Plus, since I like a wide variety of books and like to explore, can't possibly imagine a reading challenge without exploring new releases that come out in 2010.



You are all welcome to join in and/or continue following the new challenge.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Robin,
    This sounds like an interesting reading challenge. I would like to join in on this one. How do I go about doing this? Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Just Books

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