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Once Upon a Time Reading Challenge

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Once Upon a Time Reading Challenge

I thought I had found all the challenges I was going to do this year, then I came across this one, hosted by  Tena at Crazy Book Slut. It's pretty easy, really. All you have to do is read 5 retold fairy tales between January 1 and December 31. She's even posted some suggested books.

Here's what Tena has to say:

"This challenge is quite simple..... read the fairy tales you grew up reading but from another view than Disney's version. There are so many great fairy tale books out there, that might take the same story we know but with an added twist.

These books can be Young Adult, Romance, Erotic, e-books, audio books.... your only limited by your own imagination.

I am going to make this an easy challenge to finish, and say the goal is to read at least 5 books, again if you want to go big or go home... read more!

The time frame for this challenge will be January 1, 2010- December 31, 2010. Plenty of time. Please do not start this challenge before the time, and don't use books you have already read."

I love retold fairy tales, but don't actually read all that many of them. This should give me a little push to read more!

If you'd like to join in, sign up at Crazy Book Slut. I'd love to know if you're participating also!

1. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
2. Ash by Malinda Lo
3. Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce
4. Dust City by Robert Paul Weston


  1. Hi there, I just wanted to drop you a quick note to let you know that I have put up the review entry at Crazy Book Slut where you can list your reviews for the books your read for the Once Upon a Time Reading Challenge. I look forward to reading your reviews and thanks again for signing up for my first reading challenge that I am hosting, means a lot!

    Here is the link:

  2. Thanks for letting me know. A lot of these kinds of books have been catching my eye lately, and I can't wait to get started!


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