Thursday, January 1, 2015

Birthday Month Reading Challenge- January

It's a new year, a new month and time to start our new reading challenges! I'm incredibly excited for a new year of reading and my mountain of challenges I will be participating in this year. :)
If you haven't yet signed up for my Birthday Month Reading Challenge or my Hard Core Re-Reading Challenge be sure to check them out! There's still time to sign up.
So for the birthday month reading challenge the goal is every month to read a book by an author who has their birthday in that month. To help y'all out, I am including a list of some famous authors who have birthdays in January. :)

  • J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Wilkie Collins
  • J.D. Salinger 
  • Edgar Allen Poe 
  • Benjamin Franklin 
  • Edith Wharton 
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • John Piper 
  • Zane Grey 
  • Max Lucado
  • Francis Schaffer
  • Lee Strobel
  • Horatio Alger 
  • Bill Peet 
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Lloyd Alexander 
  • Walter Brooks
  • Arthur Ransom
  • Anne Bronte
  • A.A. Milne
  • E.M. Forster
For a more complete list of authors check out THIS website. I just included the ones that immediately caught my eye. 

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  1. I'm reading Hans Brinker by Mary Mapes Dodge for this month! It's one of my favorite books!

    1. That's a great one! I read that one when I was younger. :)

  2. Thanks for putting this list together. I'm *thinking* I'll choose either Wilkie Collins or J.R.R. Tolkien!

    1. Great choices! I'll be reading some of them this year myself. :)

  3. I haven't joined this challenge...but I'll be reading me some Tolkien this month. :D

    1. Good for you! He's on of my favorite authors. :)

  4. I am reading the Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal this month, enjoying it so far!

    1. I haven't heard of this one! I'll be interested to hear about it. :)


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