Challenge Complete: Borrowed Book

One of the most interesting challenges, I joined this year was the Borrowed Book Challenge, hosted by Book’d Out. As the name makes clear, the challenge involved the reading of books borrowed (mainly) from libraries. Since I joined the challenge, half-way thru the year, I opted for the Borrower Be level which meant I had to read atleast 12 books. Well, I’ve been able to read and review 13 books in all. I am reading another book borrowed from the library but don’t know whether I’ll be able to finish it in the stipulated time.

Well, here are my 13:

First entry: Ammi: letter to a democratic mother 
http://inkquilletc.blogspot.com/2011/06/saeed-akhtar-mirzas-ammi.html

2nd entry

Death in Kashmir by M.M. Kaye
http://inkquilletc.blogspot.com/2011/07/gotterdammerung-twilight-of-gods-in.html

3rd Entry

Murder of a Martinet by E.C.R Lorac

4th Entry
Police at the Funeral by Margery Allingham

12th Entry

The Yellow Rose and Other Stories by K.K. Khullar
http://inkquilletc.blogspot.com/2011/12/pain-of-partition-kk-khullars-yellow.html

13th Entry

The American Boy by Andrew Taylor
http://inkquilletc.blogspot.com/2011/12/edgar-allan-poes-reynolds-and-therein.html

Though I have seen a lot of challenges that involve reading your own personal library, I am yet to see one that involves borrowing books from public/ institutional libraries. I hope Shelley hosts the challenge this year too as I’d love to participate in it once again.

Have a look at Shelley’s blog, over here:
http://bookdout.wordpress.com/

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