Saturday, January 9, 2021

Medieval-a-thon 2021

Medieval-a-thon 2021
hosted by Holly Hearts Books
January 10 to February 10, 2021
details: twitter | instagram | youtube | discord

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I will follow the Seamstress route and try to rise in the nobility ranks from a lowly Prisoner to an enchanting Empress.
Read a book you are unsure about:
The Betrayal of Trust
by Mystery, Crime, England
Published: 2011
Mystery, Crime, England | Goodreads | my rating: tba | my two-bits: tba


First book to a series:
The Bridal Wreath
(Kristin Lavransdatter #1)
by Sigrid Undset
translated by Charles Archer J.S. Scott
Published: 1987 (first 1920)
Historical, Classic, Scandinavian | Goodreads | my rating: tba | my two-bits: tba


A book embossed or foiling on the cover:
Legacy
by Cayla Kluver
Published: 2011
YA, Fantasy, Romance | Goodreads | my rating: tba | my two-bits: tba


The last book you bought/borrowed:
Ariel
by Sylvia Plath
Published: 2010 (first 1966)
Poetry, Feminism, American | Goodreads | my rating: tba | my two-bits: tba


Prettiest book on your shelf:
Breasts and Eggs
by Mieko Kawakami
translated by Sam Bett, David Boyd
Published: 2020
Literary, Feminism, Japan | Goodreads | my rating: 5
my two-bits: Got me thinking about the female body, children and meaning of life.

MORE picks required to rise in the ranks:
Bad Debts
by Peter Temple
Published: 2005 (first 1996)
Mystery, Australia | Goodreads |my rating: tba | my two-bits: tba


A Closed and Common Orbit
by Becky Chambers
Published: 2016
SciFi, Space Opera | Goodreads |my rating: tba | my two-bits: tba


RESULTS: tba after February 10

3 comments:

  1. Cheering you on to escape the dungeon and head upward to the palace. :)

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  2. This challenge looks like a good idea, and the books look great ^^

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