Thursday, December 9, 2010

Edgar Awards Reading Challenge

original image courtesy of Jeff Babbitt
January 1 - December 31, 2011

Iubookgirl is hosting her very first challenge, the Edgar Awards Reading Challenge.  She writes:

I'm a mystery lover. It's practically all I read growing up. Nancy Drew, Trixie Belden and the author Phyllis A. Whitney were among my favorites. This is the reason I was shocked when I looked through the list of Edgar Award Winners for Best Novel. I haven't read any of them...ZERO! How can this be? At that moment, I decided I had to remedy the situation.

That's why I've set myself a challenge for 2011. I'm going to read all of the Best Novel winners since the year of my birth. This is the first challenge I've designed myself, so I'd love for you to join me. Below are the answers to some questions you might have before signing up.

What books are eligible for the Edgar Awards Reading Challenge?
Any Edgar Award winning books counts. Check out the possibilities here. Click on the banner at the top to access the database.

Do I have to choose what books to read before I sign up?
No, you can choose as you go.

What are the levels of participation?
Patrolman = 1-3 books
Sergeant = 4-6 books
Detective = 7-9 books
Lieutenant = 10+ books

If you achieve your goal, you'll be eligible to win a prize at the end of the challenge.

To join, go to Edgar Awards Reading Challenge.