Saturday, August 1, 2009

Toni Morrison Mini Challenge

I have decided to host my very first challenge. Since this is my first challenge, I have decided to get a feel of hosting a challenge by doing a mini challenge.

Hello and Welcome to the Toni Morrison Mini Challenge. This is a short term mini-challenge that last only four months (September 2009 - December 2009). That focuses is to read four fictional novels written by Toni Morrison.

1) Anyone can join you don't have to have a website to participate.
2) Sign up for the mini-challenge using Mr. Linky below.
3) You can use books that are being used other challenges (see rules 4 and 7)
3) Read 4 novels writen by Toni Morrison
4) You also have the option of listening using audiobooks. But only 2 audiobooks count.
5) Only adult (or young adult) fiction novels count (non of her non-fiction or children's fiction count)
6) All 4 novels have to be new to you novels (no re-reads).
7) Challenge begins September 1, 2009 and end December 31, 2009
8) You can join anytime now and December 31, 2009.
9) Only books read between September 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009 count (once again no

List of Novels (from Wiki):
  • The Bluest Eye (1970, ISBN 0-452-28706-5)
  • Sula (1974, ISBN 1-4000-3343-8)
  • Song of Solomon (1977, ISBN 1-4000-3342-x)
  • Tar Baby (1981, ISBN 1-4000-3344-6)
  • Beloved (1987, ISBN 1-4000-3341-1)
  • Jazz (1992, ISBN 1-4000-7621-8)
  • Paradise (1999, ISBN 0-679-43374-0)
  • Love (2003, ISBN 0-375-40944-0)
  • A Mercy (2008, ISBN 978-0-307-2463-7)

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  1. I want to join the Toni Morrison Reading Challenge. I'm so excited. I 've read a few of her books definitely not all.

  2. This is a great challenge idea. I'm definitely in. I actually (hate to admit this but its true) have never read a Toni Morrison novel. Shame. Now, I have a chance to catch up.

  3. Toni Morrison is one of my favorite authors. So this is very exciting for me to enter this mini reading challenge. I have not read all of her books thus I am anxious to read the next 4 books written by her. Thanks for offering this challenge

  4. Thanks for joining the challenge, Can't wait to read your reviews.