Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Summer Break Reading Challenge Activity #4

Activity #4 is to explore the internet and find things on other blogs. This has been my favorite activity so far. I've discovered 2 blogs I like and am adding to my Google Reader and learned Stephen has a new book coming out-yay!


1. A blog that is new to you that focuses on the same type of literature you do (ex: I read YA so the blog would need to focus on YA).


YA Bliss
I love the header for her blog!

2. A book that is new to you that another blogger reviewed.
A Blue So Dark by Holly Schindler- Book Review (Book Smugglers)
3. A book set in Africa (in your preferred age category, if possible).
Little Bee by Chris Cleave: Book Review
4. A book about a human/animal bond (in your preferred age category, if
possible).
Listen by Stephanie Tolan
5. A book trailer for a book you want to read.
Saving CeeCee Honeycut
6. A book with a color in the title (in your preferred age category, if possible).
Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
7. A blog that is new to you that is dedicated to a certain genre (ex: only books about vampires, only historical fiction, only urban fantasy, etc.)

The League of Extraordinary Writers- Dystopian

8. A book blog maintained by a librarian.
Carrie's YA Bookshelf
9. A book blog maintained by a teacher.
DeRaps Reads
10. The title of an upcoming book by an author you like (provide details - title, release date, synopsis).
Full Dark No Stars (short story collection) by Stephen Ki
ng, November 9, 2010 From the Stephen King web site:

1922
The story opens with the confession of Wilfred James to the murder of his wife, Arlette, following their move to Hemingford, Nebraska onto land willed to Arlette by her father.

Big Driver
Mystery writer, Tess, has been supplementing her writing income for years by doing speaking engagements with no problems. But following a last-minute invitation to a book club 60 miles away, she takes a shortcut home with dire consequences.

Fair Extension
Harry Streeter, who is suffering from cancer, decides to make a deal with the devil but, as always, there is a price to pay.

A Good Marriage
Darcy Anderson learns more about her husband of over twenty years than she would have liked to know when she stumbles literally upon a box under a worktable in their garage.


2 comments:

Erika Lynn said...

I am really looking forward to Bleeding Violet! great scavenger hunt!

Mrs. DeRaps said...

Yay! Thanks for the links--I'm now following YA Bliss. And, I'm following you, too.

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