Reading Challenge 2010
hosted by vvb32 reads
November 30, 2009 to November 30, 2010
signup on this post in comments
and review links here too
The 3rd season TV series has ended, but I'm keeping the Mad Men madness alive...
Whether or not you have watched the TV series, the selection pool I have put together will give a snapshot of the 60's and Mad Men genre with a feminine slant.
1. Create challenge acceptance blog post.
2. READ one of these:
Adland: Searching for the Meaning of Life on a Branded Planet
by James P. Othmer
Kings of Madison Avenue:
The Unofficial Guide to Mad Men
by Jesse McLean
The Feminine Mystique
by Betty Friedan
Sex and the Single Girl
by Helen Gurley Brown
The Bell Jar
by Sylvia Plath
The Best of Everything
by Rona Jaffe
by Mary McCarthy
Lady Chatterley's Lover
by D. H. Lawrence
by Richard Yates
Valley of the Dolls
by Jacqueline Susann
Wishin' and Hopin'
by Wally Lamb
Extra credit (+1):
WATCH one of these films:
The Apartment (1960)
The Best of Everything (1959)
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Butterfield 8 (1960)
The Children's Hour (1961)
Far From Heaven (2002)
Lady Chatterley's Lover(1955)
Revolutionary Road (2008)
West Side Story (1961)
(will pop up now and then for other prizes)
*** Book Giveaway for meeting the Mad Men challenge ***
Open to all.
Offer ends: November 30, 2010
Prize: something from your book wish list...
something you're wishin' and hopin' for...
+1 for extra review book or movie posts
+1 for past review posts on any of these books or movies
*there are a lot of books here that work for the Women Unbound challenge -- hint, hint ;-D
*source for most books
*source for most of movie list
*** Participants ***
1. me - vvb
2. Charlotte of The Book on the Hill
3. Misty of Book Rat
4. Abilene of Tales of Delirium
be the next, enter your acceptance link in comments...
*** Review links ***
be the first and get +1 towards this challenge
enter your review link(s) in comments...
my first hosted reading challenge which flopped :-(
i still love this setup and will try to do it for myself in the future.