Thursday, January 31, 2013

The 6th Canadian Book Challenge- January Round Up (Sticky Post— Scroll down for most recent post)


How to add your link: 
1. Click on the icon above
2. Add a link to your review. (Please link to your specific review, not an entire webpage.)
3. Add your name and in parentheses the title of the book, such as John Mutford (Anne of Avonlea)
4. In the comment section below, tell me your grand total so far. (ex. This brings me up to 1/13)

60 comments:

FleurFisher said...

a rather belated #1

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

can't seem to find a search bar, so couldn't find the november linky to add that review - it's now in december's :)
I have a couple more to add, but not sure if i should continue on december's or january's or if you can email me the link to November, I'll add it there. Thanks & HapPy New Year!

rasiqra/revulva said...

i've just added my thirteenth book: writing home, edited by constance rooke.

ha! accidental rhyme.

Braedonnal MacInnis said...

I just finished number 9!

Linda Maendel said...

Just added my 10th...actually it's a set of 5 books all on one post. The Molly Stories - Marlene Reimer from Steinbach, MB.

Claire (The Captive Reader) said...

Just reviewed book #12!

Lee-Anne said...

Just joined! So here is review 1/30.

Lee-Anne said...

2/30 "The Japan We Never Knew" by David Suzuki.

canadianbooksblog said...

Hi John,

I am at 40/13.

Take care,
Irene

Jo said...

A Read Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradly; Read by Jayne Entwistle makes 14/13 for the challenge (and my first of the new year!)

BTW, I'm still tracking this challenge under my 2012 Challenges page. I'll plan on doing the 7th Canadian Book Challenge (I DO hope you're doing a 7th) on the 2013 Challenge page.

Lee-Anne said...

3/30 The Sacrifice

rasiqra/revulva said...

i've just added my fourteenth book: susan musgrave's things that keep and do not change.

Steve said...

And now for something completely different, Love and the Mess We're In. (No. 7)

gypsysmom said...

I just added my 15th and 16th books.

Jules said...

Just added my first Canadian read of 2013. Now at 40/13 books.

gypsysmom said...

Just reviewed #17 The Age of Hope by David Bergen. This is also the second of the Canada Reads books and I'm hoping to get to Away and February before the challenge starts.

FleurFisher said...

I've just linked book #2

ChristasBooks said...

Added my review of Born Weird! Bringing me up to 8 books

rasiqra/revulva said...

i've just added my fifteenth book: hologram by p.k. page.

Lee-Anne said...

4/30 Generals Die in Bed by Charles Yale Harrison.

Enjoying everyone's reviews!

Shannon (Giraffe Days) said...

#14 with Forgotten by Catherine McKenzie.

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

#11 added ~ Mark Buchanan's Holy Wild at goodreads..

Darlene said...

#6 for me:

Rebel Heart by Moira Young

Nicola Mansfield said...

Here's number 28/13.

Debra Wilson said...

Now at 2 out of 13!

Bill Selnes said...

I have reached 5 out of 13

Jo said...

read and buried by Erika Chase makes 15/13 for me.

Shannon (Giraffe Days) said...

Added #15 - The Emperor of Paris by CS Richardson.

Jo said...

Silence (The Queen of the Dead, Bk 1) by Michelle Sagara makes 16/13 for me.

Sam Sattler said...

Dear Life brings me to 5 of 13, John.

rasiqra/revulva said...

i've just added my sixteenth review: stephen scobie's gospel.

Lee-Anne said...

5/30 Sheila Watson's The Double Hook

ChristasBooks said...

Added my review of The Gypsy King bringing me to 9 books! (I'm also posting my reviews at More Than Just Magic instead of Hooked on Books from now on)

Jo said...

Giraffe and Bird by Rebecca Bender and A Few Bites by Cybèle Young makes books 17 and 18.

Peggy said...

That's Theodore Goodridge Roberts, the r was missing from Roberts in my link! published in 1912! This makes 5/13 for me!

Nicola Mansfield said...

I'm now at 29/13

Swordsman said...

Northwoods Nightmare is book 11/13. A quick easy read, part of the Trailsman Series.

John, Teena says you might throw me out for reading this crap, but please don't. This is my brains fast food which it craves every once in awhile!

Linda Maendel said...

Just added my 10th book - One Thousand Gifts

Jules said...

Posted books 41 and 42 today. Oddly enough both are Canada Reads finalists and both are my top picks to win (so far, 2 books left to read) but I'm rooting for February.

sam lamb said...

Added A Year of Lesser by David Bergen, now at 8/13.

Happy New Year!

Shannon (Giraffe Days) said...

Added #16 - The Age of Hope by David Bergen.

Heather said...

HI John, doing a bit of book keeping and found that I missed an earlier review:

#6 Highland Rebel by Judith James

and added another this month:

#7 The Night Wanderer by Drew Hayden Taylor

With #7 i did a special post as I have been celebrating my 1000 post. it was a recap of some of my favourite First Nations authors posts.

Lee-Anne said...

6/30 Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay

Shan said...

This month brings me to a total of 14.

Sarah said...

The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson is 12/13 for me.

Nicola Mansfield said...

Up to 30/13

Lee-Anne said...

7/30 Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) a play by Ann-Marie MacDonald

So good!

Heather said...

#8 is now up.

Eat Raw, Eat Well by chef Douglas McNish of Toronto.

Nicola Mansfield said...

\Now up to 31/13

Teena said...

I just finished #15.

John Mutford said...

As I like to read one book from each province and territory, and at least 13 from the North, here's my progress so far:

Northern Reads:
1. Renallta Arluk- Thoughts and Other Human Tendencies
2. Edith Iglauer- Denison's Ice Road
3. Mike Vlessides- The Ice Pilots
4. Tyler Heal- The Times Behind the Signs
5. Vicky Delany- Gold Mountain
6. Eric Wilson- The Inuk Mountie Adventure
7. Neil Christopher and Alan Neal- Ava and the Little Folk
8. Kathy Reichs- Bones are Forever
9. Michael Kusugak- Baseball Bats for Christmas
10. Fran Hurcomb- Old Town

Canada Wide:
Ontario
1. Victoria Dunn- Alice Hearts Welsh Zombies
2. Joseph Boyden- Through Black Spruce
3. Susanna Moodie- Roughing it in the Bush
4. Paul Glennon- Bookweird
5. Jeff Lemire- Sweet Tooth, Out of the Woods
6. Michelle Wan- Deadly Slipper
7. Malcolm Gladwell- Outliers
8. Cory Doctorow- Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom
9. Robert Munsch- Finding Christmas
10. Jane Urquhart- Away

Northwest Territories
11. Tyler Heal- Sign of the Times
12. Reneltta Arluk- Thoughts and Other Human Tendencies
13. Mike Vlessides - The Ice Pilots
14. Edith Iglauer- Denison's Ice Road
15. Kathy Reichs- Bones are Forever
16. Fran Hurcomb- Old Town

Newfoundland and Labrador
17. Greg Malone- You Better Watch Out
18. Sharon E. McKay- Charlie Wilcox

The Yukon
19. Vicky Delany- Gold Mountain

Quebec
20. Brian K. Vaughan and Niko Henrichon- The Pride of Baghdad

British Columbia
21. Douglas Coupland- Shampoo Planet
22. Keith Morgan- Ruta's Closet
23. Richard Wagamese- Indian Horse

Nunavut
24. Eric Wilson- the Inuk Mountie Adventure
25. Neil Christopher and Alan Neal- Ava and the Little Folk
26. Michael Kusugak- Baseball Bats for Christmas

Saskatchewan
27. Beth Goobie- Jason's Why

New Brunswick
28. Corey Redekop- Husk

PEI
29. David Helwig- Close to the Fire

Manitoba
30. Andrew Davidson- The Gargoyle

For my own personal goal I still have to read 3 more books from North of 60, and books from Alberta and Nova Scotia. Getting there!

Lee-Anne said...

38/30 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Lee-Anne said...

ooops, that last comment should be #8/30.

Jo said...

An Ordinary Decent Criminal (monty Haaviko, Bk 1) by Michael Van Rooy makes 19/13 for me.

Luanne said...

#14 for me!

gypsysmom said...

Just posted my eighteenth book for the challenge which was Away by Jane Urquhart. By coincidence I see that John has also posted his review. Mine is not as damning as John's but I don't think it was Urquhart's best.

Peggy said...

6/13 for me now!

raidergirl3 said...

Whirl Away was my 14th book reviewed.

canadianbooksblog said...

Hi John,

I'm at 41 out of 13.

Talk to you soon,
Irene

Lee-Anne said...

#9/30 Mad Shadows by Marie-Claire Blais