Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge 2013

2013 Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge hosted by Michelle at The True Book Addict.

Details and sign up:
  • challenge will run from Friday, November 22, 2013 through Monday, January 6, 2014 (Twelfth Night or Epiphany).
  • cross over with other challenges is totally permitted AND encouraged!
  • These must be Christmas novels, books about Christmas lore, a book of Christmas short stories or poems, books about Christmas crafts, and for the first time...a children's Christmas books level!
  • Levels:
            --Candy Cane:  read 1 book
            --Mistletoe:  read 2-4 books
            --Christmas Tree:  read 5 or 6 books (this is the fanatic level...LOL!)
          Additional levels:
            --Fa La La La Films:  watch a bunch or a few Christmas's up to you!
            --Visions of Sugar Plums:  read books with your children this season and share what you read
          *the additional levels are optional, you still must complete one of the main reading levels above

  • New this year! It's the Christmas Spirit Read-a-Thon to kick us off the weekend of Friday, November 22 through Sunday, November 24! Details and sign-up for the read-a-thon are over at my read-a-thon blog, Seasons of Reading, HERE.
  • the most important rule?  Have fun!!!
This is my third time taking part in this Christmas Challenge. When I took part the first time in 2011 it was one of the first reading challenges  that I ever took part in.

As usual I will  do the Christmas Tree level: Read 5 or 6 books and the additional level of Fa La La La Films:  watch a bunch or a few Christmas movies.

I have a very long list of books of which a lot are free books and some are quite short. I will not read them all but I like to have a choice. I haven't decided on the films yet.

List of books:
  1. Yule be Mine by Charlene Teglia 
  2. Unexpected gifts by Elena Aitken 
  3. Wish Upon A Star by Trisha Ashley 
  4. Stories for Christmas by various 
  5. All I Want For Christmas is You by Lisa Mondello
  6. Sleigh Bells in the Snow by Sarah Morgan 
  7. While Snowbound by Anna J. McIntyre 
  8. The Santa Shop by Tim Greaton 
  9. Claus: Legend of the Fat Manby Tony Bertauski 
  10. A Vision of Sugarplums by Jennifer Blake 
  11. Fairytale of New York by Miranda Dickinson 
  12. Tinseltown by Victoria Fox 
  13. Coming Home for Christmas by Jenny Hale 
  14. A Cowboy for Christmas by Kristen James  
  15. Winter Warmers by Carole Matthews 
  16. Last Christmas by Julia Williams 
  17. saving christmas by Clare Revell 
  18. Six Geese A- Laying by Sophie Kinsella 
  19. A Little Christmas Magic by Sylvia Kurtz 
  20. Let it Snow by various by Red Tash and others
  21. Perfect by Autumn Jordon

1 comment:

  1. Welcome to the challenge, Jane. Good luck reading through your list.