Wrap-Up: Vintage Mystery Challenge 2021

The Vintage Mystery challenge hosted @ My Reader's Block is one of my favourite reading challenges. For 2021, I signed up for both the golden and the silver age and am happy that I could finish both successfully. Unfortunately because of a lack of time I could neither review all the books nor link them … Continue reading Wrap-Up: Vintage Mystery Challenge 2021

Wrap-Up: Back to the Classics Challenge 2021

In a year that was full of real-life challenges, reading challenges took a back-seat and so I am pretty happy that I have been able to successfully finish the Back to Classics Challenge 2021 hosted @Books and Chocolate. The goal was to read books published 50 years ago in 12 categories. I couldn't manage all … Continue reading Wrap-Up: Back to the Classics Challenge 2021

Challenge Complete: Vintage Mystery 2017

I have successfully completed the Vintage Mystery Challenge 2017 @ My Reader's Block. I read around  25 golden age mysteries but the ones with the covers that corresponded with the objects in the card are the following:1. Plane: Lost Horizon by James Hilton (1933)2. Building (other than House): Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers (1913)3. Blonde: … Continue reading Challenge Complete: Vintage Mystery 2017

Wrap-Up: Back to the Classics 2017

I have completed the minimum requirement of six categories in the BACK TO THE CLASSICS challenge hosted @ Books and Chocolate. I hope to do better in the next year.1.  A 19th century classic - any book published between 1800 and 1899.2.  A 20th century classic - any book published between 1900 and 1967. Close Quarters by Michael Gilbert (1947)3.  A classic … Continue reading Wrap-Up: Back to the Classics 2017

Challenge Complete: Full House 2017

I have successfully completed the Full House Challenge hosted @ The Book Date.Here are all the 25 books:ACROSSFIRST LINE  NON-FICTION: Gandhi and Bhagat Singh by V.N. Datta ON TBR FOR 2+ YEARS: Safe House by Nicci French  (Since 2011)MORE THAN 500 PAGES: Lajpat Rai: Life and Work by Feroz Chand (590 pages)PAGE TURNER: We Have Always Lived in the Castle … Continue reading Challenge Complete: Full House 2017