|image courtesy of Jeff Babbitt|
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.
What are the dates of the challenge?
January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2011
When can I sign up to participate?
Feel free to enter anytime during the course of the year.
How do I sign up?If you are interested in joining me...
- grab the button code below for your blog,
- enter your link in the Mr. Linky below,
- and leave a comment telling me your participation level.
If you don't have a blog of your own, just leave me a comment to let me know you're participating and at what level.
In addition to posting reviews of what I read, I'll periodically post updates and let you leave links to your posts. The first update will be on January 19 - Edgar Allan Poe's birthday!
Check out the Edgar Awards Reading Challenge page for my reading list and a list of participants.
The original image used to create the Edgar Awards Reading Challenge button is courtesy of Jeff Babbitt under a Creative Commons license.