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Becky at Becky's Book Reviews is sponsoring a Celebrate The Author Challenge throughout 2008.   Participants will celebrate the birth of their favorite authors by choosing one author per month (based, of course, on the month the author was born).   I began with the books on my TBR pile, and used the Author Birthday/Web Directory to fill in the empty months. 

January: Philippa Gregory - The Boleyn Inheritance (completed 1/5/2008 - review)
February:  Carson McCullers - The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (completed 2/12/2008 - review)
March: Dave Eggers - What is the What (completed 3/18/2008 - review)
April: Barbara Kingsolver - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (completed 4/13/2008 - review)
May: Peter Carey - Oscar and Lucinda (completed 5/8/2008 - review)
June: Salman Rushdie - Midnight's Children (completed 6/8/2008 - review)
July: Per Petterson - Out Stealing Horses (completed 7/13/2008 - review)
August: Isabel Allende - Paula (completed 8/7/2008 - review)
September: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Purple Hibiscus (completed 9/10/2008 - review)
October:  Kate Grenville - The Art of Perfection (completed 10/8/2008 - review)
November: Nadine Gordimer - The Conservationist (completed 11/25/2008 - review)
December: Jane Austen - Persuasion  (completed 12/6/2008 - review)

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blbooks
Sep. 16th, 2007 03:14 pm (UTC)
So glad you've joined!
So glad you've joined the challenge!!!
(Anonymous)
Sep. 16th, 2007 04:08 pm (UTC)
Hmmmm- out of all the multitudes of authors to choose from, what a surprise that your list and mine seem to have a fair number of overlaps :) glad you are participating in this one, Laura - should be fun!!

Wendy
laura0218
Sep. 16th, 2007 04:18 pm (UTC)
Wendy, I guess this would be a good time to 'fess up and say I created my challenge post by cutting and pasting yours!!
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