Tuesday, January 13, 2015

CHALLENGE: Reading Bingo, Eh

  • A Scotiabank Giller prize nominated novel (Age of Longing by Richard B Wright)
  • A Scotiabank Giller prize winning novel (Hellgoing by Lynn Coady)
  • a book by a Canadian author (but not Margaret Atwood) (Rush Home Road by Lori Lansens)
  • a book by Margaret Atwood (Oryx and Crake)
  • a book set in BC (The Fire-Dwellers by Margaret Laurence)
  • a book set on the East Coast   Walt by Russell Wangersky 
  • a book set in the Prairies
  • a book set in Toronto What We All Long For by Dionne Brand
  • a book by an aboriginal author
  • a book recommended by CBC (The Empty Room by Lauren B Davis)
  • a Canada Reads nominated book (The Last Crossing by Guy Vandergaeghe)
  • a work of nonfiction by a Canadian author
  • a Governor Generals award nominated book Strange Heaven by Lynn Coady
  • a mystery or thriller by a Canadian author (The Taken by Inger Ash Wolfe)
  • a book of poetry by a Canadian poet - Sheree Fitch
  • a book about a Canadian sports team - (Blue Jays book by Stephen Brunt)
  • a book by Alice Munro (Lives of Girls and Women)
  • a Canadian novel that was adapted for screen (tv/movie) (Republic of Love by Carol Shields)
  • a book with a red and white cover (The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B - Sandra Gulland)
  • a book that was featured on Canada AM (As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust - Alan Bradley)
  • a biography or autobiography of a Canadian celebrity (I Must Say by Martin Short)
  • a book that appears in #canlit (The Girl Who Was Saturday Night - Heather O'Neill)
  • a book with snow on the cover (Inside by Alix Ohlin)
  • a book by LM Montgomery (Anne's House of Dreams)

This looks like it could be fun!
Hosted by RandomHouse Canada

Books Read:
1. Walt - Russell Wangersky
2. What We All Long For - Dionne Brand
3. Strange Heaven - Lynn Coady
4. Lives of Girls and Women - Alice Munro
5. Anne's House of Dreams - LM Montgomery
6. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust - Alan Bradley
7. I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend - Martin Short
8. The Girl Who Was Saturday Night - Heather O'Neill
9. Rush Home Road - Lori Lansens
10. The Fire-Dwellers by Margaret Laurence
11. Age of Longing - Richard B Wright
12. The Empty Room - Lauren B Davis
13.  The Taken - Inger Ash Wolfe
14. The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B - Sandra Gulland
15. The Republic of Love - Carol Shields
16. Inside - Alix Ohlin
17. The Last Crossing by Guy Vandergaeghe
18. Hellgoing - Lynn Coady