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Izaicinājumi 2013

I   pabeigt 2011. un 2012. gada izaicinājumus

II  blogeru Ziemassvētku dāvanas:

III  12 non-fiction grāmatu

1. T. H. Ēriksens. Saknes un pēdas (2010);

2. Д. Кэмерон. Миф о Марсе и Венере” (2008);

3. Jeļena Kostjukoviča. Kāpēc itāļiem patīk runāt par ēdienu (2012)

4. М. Ганапольский. Чао, Италия! (2011)

5. Sandis Laime. Raganu tradīcija ziemeļaustrumu Latvijā (2011)

6. Ю. Игина. Ведовство и ведьмы в Англии (2009);

7. Sandra Kalniete. Prjaņiks. Debesmannā. Tiramisū (2012);

8. Guntis Berelis. Neēd šo ābolu. Tas ir mākslas darbs (2001);

9. Ž. A. Brijā-Savarēns. Garšas fizioloģija (2012);

10. Sūzena Keina. Klusie ūdeņi (2013);

11. Latvieši PSRS varas virsotnēs (2013);

12. Bils Braisons Mājās: īsa privātās dzīves vēsture (2013)

IV   6 antiutopijas

1. Nensija Fārmere. Skorpiona nams;

2. Маргарет Этвуд,. Год потопа

3. Philip Dick. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?;

4. Oldess Hakslijs. Brīnišķīgā jaunā pasaule

V     6 Kauna staba grāmatas

1. P. G. Vudhauzs “Labs i’, Džīvs!” (2004);

2. Aksels Munte “Stāsts par Sanmikelu”(2011);

3. Rutku Tēvs “Sumpurņu ciems” (1981)

VI    12 grāmatas angļu valodā

  1. Ray Bradbury. The Halloween Tree
  2.  Jenny Colgan. The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris (2013)
  3. Ira Levin. The Stepford Wives (1998)
  4. Debbie Macomber. The Shop on Blossom Street (2004)
  5. Kerry Greenwood. Earthly Delights (2008)
  6. Elizabeth Peters. Crocodile on the Sandbank (2002)
  7. P. Dick. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

RIPVIIIVII  R.I.P. VIII

Mystery – Peters Elizabeth. Crocodile on the Sandbank; Ingrīda Nolla. Aptiekāre

Dark Fantasy – Ray Bradbury. The Halloween Tree

Horror – Теодор Рошак. Киномания

Suspense – Pīters Benčlijs. Žokļi

Thriller – Dens Brauns. Inferno

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VIII  Bookworm Bitches Season Challenges

2012-2013 Winter Reading Challenge (Duration: December 21, 2012 – March 20, 2013)

1. Christmas ~ Read a book that takes place during Christmas or has something to do with Christmas in the title Fannie Flagg. A Redbird Christmas

2. January 6th is Cuddle Up Day ~ Cuddle up with a Romance Novel. Mērija Šafere. Gērnsijas Literatūras un tupeņmizu pīrāga biedrība

3. A Night In/A Night Out ~ Read a book that is coming out in the movies during the challenge duration. Džons R. R. Tolkīns. Hobits

4. Let it Snow ~ Pick a book that has a warm or summery theme on the cover Vanesa Difenbau. Ziedu valoda

5. Valentine’s Day ~ Read a book with a predominantly red cover, has a Valentine theme title or cover, or has a Valentine word (kiss, love, heart) as part of the title.  Luiss Sepulveda. Sirmgalvis, kas lasījā mīlas romānus

6. Shortest Month (Feb) ~ Read a novella, or an anthology Karena Bliksena. Ziemas pasakas

7. National Take Back Your Time Week ~ Read a book with time travel, or has an element of time as part of its title Virdžīnija Vulfa. Orlando

8. Feb 26th is Tell A Fairy Tale Day ~ Read a remake of your favorite fairy tale. Mārgareta Atvuda. Penelopiāde

9. March is National Woman’s History Month ~ Read a Historical Fiction book with a strong female character or a book about a famous woman in history. Tūve Jānsone. Tēlnieka meita

10. St. Patrick’s Day ~ Read a book that has a predominantly green cover or has anything related to Ireland (plot, cover, character, etc). Džozefs O’Konors. Jūras zvaigzne 

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2013 Spring Reading Challenge (Duration: March 21, 2013 – June 21, 2013)

1. April Fool’s Day ~ Read a book from the 5th or 7th category of the 2012 Autumn Reading Challenge. (5. Young Reader’s Day (Nov 13th); 7. Occult Day (Nov 18th)) Roberts Holdstoks. Mitago mežs (izlasīts)

2. No Housework Day – April 7th ~ Pick a book, any book and read all day. (This is a free choice slot) Nikolass Evanss. Drosmīgie

3. International Moment of Laughter Day – April 14th ~ Read a book that makes you laugh. Матвей Ганапольский. Чао, Италия!

4. Library Week ~ Read a book you’ve borrowed from the library. (te es varētu ierakstīt 50% no lasītā, tādēļ šoreiz vienkārši pirmā pēc kārtas)  Merilina Robinsone. Gileāda

5. Wildflower Week is in May ~ Read a book that has flowers on the cover. Suzana Tamaro. Ej, kurp tevi ved sirds

6. M is for May ~ Read a book which title or author’s name (first or Last) starts with “M” Aksels Munte. Stāsts par Sanmikelu

7. Cinco de Mayo ~ Read a book that takes place in Mexico or has a really colorful cover. Huans Rulfo. Pedro Paramo

8. Repeat Day – June 3rd ~ Reread book that you read over 2 years ago. F. S. Ficdžeralds. Lielais Getsbijs (izlasīts)

9. June is Adopt a Cat Month ~ Read a book that has something to do with cats, is about a cat or has a cat on the cover  Debbie Macomber. The Shop on Blossom Street

10. June is Candy Month ~ Read a book with Candy on the cover. Jenny Colgan. The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris

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Bookworm Bitches Summer 2013 Reading Challenge (Duration: June 21,2013 – September 21, 2013)

1. Pink Flamingo Day (lawn ornaments) [June 23] ~ Read a book with a primarily pink cover or with the word “pink” in the title. Dubravka Ugrešiča. Ragana izdēja olu

2. J is for June & July ~ Read a book that has two J’s in the title and/or authors name or read two books that start with “J” or whose author’s first or last name starts with “J.” Джоанн Харрис. Ежевичное вино & Ž.A. Brijā-Savarēns. Garšas fizioloģija

3. Canada Day [July 1] ~ Read a book that takes place in Canada or was written by a Canadian author or has “Canada” in the title. Маргарет Этвуд. Год потопа

4. Independence Day [July 4] ~ Read a book about freedom or with red, white and blue on the cover or any book that inspires you. Philip K. Dick. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

5. International Clown Week [August 1-7] ~ Read a book that makes you laugh or has a clown on the cover. Мария Парр. Вафельное сердце

6. National Senior Citizen’s Day [August 19] ~ Read a book where the one of the primary characters is a senior citizen or read a book about Ronald Reagan (who declared this day on 8/19/1988).  Nensija Fārmere. Skorpiona nams

7. Women’s Equality Day [August 26] ~ Read a book where the main character is a strong woman. Барбара Майклз. Ведьма

8. Be Kind To Editors & Writers Month [September] ~ Read a book that has been published independently by the author and provide an honest, constructive review without negativism on at least two sites (GoodReads, Amazon, B&N, your blog, etc). Andra Manfelde. Zemnīcas bērni (izlasīts)

9. Roald Dahl Day [September 13] ~ Read a book by Roald Dahl. Roalds Dāls. Raganas

10. S is for September ~ Read a book that starts with “S” or read a book whose author’s first or last name starts with “S.” Nīls Geimens. Zvaigžņu putekļi

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Bookworm Bitches Fall Reading Challenge  (Duration: September 22, 2013 – December 20, 2013)

1. Native American Day (Sept 27th) ~ Read a book about Native Americans.

2. Mad Hatter Day (October 6th) ~ Read a retelling of Alice in Wonderland. Or read the original.

3. World Pasta Day – (October 25th) ~ Read a book that takes place in Italy, or where the main character is Italian. Dens Brauns. Inferno

4. National Candy Corn Day (October 30) ~ Read a book that has candy on the cover. Doesn’t have to be Halloween candy. Керри Гринвуд. Небесные наслаждения (izlasīts)

5. October is Seafood Month ~ Read a book that has a fish name in the title, or something to do with seafood. Pīters Benčlijs. Žokļi

6. November 8, 1889 Montana became the 41st State ~ Read a book that takes place in Montana.

7. False Confession Day (November 21) ~ Read a crime novel. Elizabeth Peters. Crocodile on the Sandbank

8. Eat A Red Apple Day (December 1) ~ Read a book that has an apple on the cover. (Big or small, Just has to have an apple on the cover) K. S. Lūiss. Burvja māsasdēls (Nārnijas hronikas #1) (izlasīts)

9. N for November ~ Read a book by an Author whos first or last name starts with N  Ingrīda Nolla. Aptiekāre

10. Christmas (December 25) ~ Read a book that has something to do with the Holidays in the title. E.T.A. Hofmanis. Riekstkodis

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2013 A-Z TITLE CHALLENGE Duration: January 1 – December 31, 2013

26/26 Completed

A The Absent One 11/19/2013
B Brideshead Revisited 02/11/2013
C Crocodile on the Sandbank 11/05/2013
D Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?12/18/2013
E Earthly Delights 09/02/2013
F Follow Your Heart 04/20/2013
G The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society 01/05/2013
H The History Of Danish Dreams 02/03/2013
I Inferno 09/30/2013
J Jaws 10/24/2013
K The Keeper of Lost Causes 01/07/2013
L The Language of Flowers 02/05/2013
M The Myth of Mars and Venus 03/18/2013
N The Night Circus 10/04/2013
O Orlando 02/17/2013
P The Penelopiad 03/11/2013
Q Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking 11/11/2013
R Right Ho, Jeeves 02/19/2013
S Sculptor’s Daughter 01/15/2013
T A Thousand Days in Tuscany: A Bittersweet Adventure 04/30/2013
U Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture 12/31/2013
V Vaffelhjarte 08/22/2013
W Winter’s Tales 01/12/2013
X XY 05/13/2013
Y The Year of the Flood 10/16/2013
Z Zemnīcas bērni 11/25/2013

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