Thursday, January 3, 2013

The Pride and Prejudice Bicentenary Challenge 2013

While I was at Austenprose looking at the details of the Regency Romance Reading Challenge, something caught my eye.  Yep, The Pride & Prejudice Bicentenary Challenge. Oh my word!  I couldn't resist but to go ahead to participate in this one as well.

Here are a few details on the challenge (taken from Austenprose):

Challenge Details
Time-line: The Pride and Prejudice Bicentenary Challenge 2013 runs January 1, through December 31, 2013. 
Levels of participation: Neophyte: 1 – 4 selections, Disciple: 5 – 8 selections, Aficionada: 9 – 12 selections. 
Enrollment: Sign up’s are open until July 1, 2013. First, select your level of participation. Second, copy the Pride and Prejudice Bicentenary Challenge 2013 graphic and include it in your blog post detailing the novels or movies that you commit to reading and watching in 2013. Third, leave a comment linking back to your blog post in the comments of this announcement post. If you do not have a blog you can still participate. Just leave your commitment to the challenge in the comments below. 
Check Back Monthly: The Pride and Prejudice Bicentenary Challenge 2013 officially begins on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 with my review of the Naxos Audiobooks edition of Pride and Prejudice, read by Emilia Fox. Check back on the 2nd Wednesday of each month for my next review in the challenge. 
Your Participation: Once the challenge starts, leave a comment including the book, movie, television, or web series that you finished and a link to your blog review. If you do not have a blog, just leave a comment about what you did read or view with a brief reaction or remark. It’s that easy.
Oh boy!  I'm excited about this one...I have a ton of P&P sequels stored on my Kindle and a few in my shelves and I'm always ready to watch both the mini series (starring Colin Firth) and the movie (Keira Knightly).

My level of participation will be Aficionada - 9 to 12 selections.

My selections:

January 9th - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen -- I believe a re-read is in store for this challenge
February 13th - Mr and Mrs Fitzwilliam Darcy by Sharon Lathan
March 13th - Mr Darcy's Proposal by Susan Mason Milks
April 10th - One Thread Pulled by Diana J. Oaks
May 8th - An Arranged Marriage by Jan Hahn
June 12th - Dear Mr Darcy by Amanda Grange
July 10th - Mr Fitzwilliam Darcy by Abigail Reynolds
August 14th - What Would Mr Darcy Do? by Abigail Reynolds
September 11th - Perfect Bride for Mr Darcy by Mary Lydon Simonsen
October 9th - 
November 13th -
December 11th -


Ana T. said...

I'm thinking about this one too. :-)

Weird I received a notification that you had left me a comment but can't find the comment on my blog :-(

Leya Kleist said...

Go for it Ana! :D No such thing as too many challenges lol

Yes, I did leave you a comment regarding the Regency Romance Reading challenge. :) Weird..

Ana T. said...

LOL I guess you're right. I'll start on my intro post. :-)

I've already signed up for 4 challenges... now the P&P makes 5 and I also want to start on the Portuguese HF challenge soon... oh dear... ;-)

Leya Kleist said...

I would so love to join a Portuguese HF challenge! :D I think I've signed up for 7...oh dear...but I can another one :D