2014 Antique Reading Roadshow Challenge

January 1, 2014 Challenges 2 Comments

2014 Antique Reading Roadshow Challenge

This is a very cool looking challenge from Goodreads’ Serious Overload of Series. I personally like a bit of art deco because it is so edgy (pun intended). You can pick what level you want to aim for and when to start. 

Deadline: 1 July 2014
Read total: 20 / 20
Reviewed total: 14 / 20

Duration: 1 – 6 months. You pick the level so you pick the duration.
Rules: Must read an equal number of books from each Antique.
Levels: You decide.
5 books = 1 month Novice Antiquer
10 books = 3 months Apprentice Antiquer
15 books = 4 months Intermediate Antiquer
20 books = 6 months Professional Antiquer

Wedgwood Style includes (Jasperware and Fairyland Lustre)
1. Blue cover or a character named Jasper Zero-Degree Murder by M.L. Rowland
2. Story set in England or a character is from England A Rake’s Midnight Kiss by Anna Campbell
3. Science fiction book or a character is fae Avenger’s Heat by Katie Reus
4. “Crystal” is in the title or the setting is close to water Ghost Train to New Orleans by Mur Lafferty

Depression Glass Colours include (Pink, green and amber)
1. A book that takes place in the 1920s or one with no HEA Bitter Spirits by Jenn Bennett
2. Pink, green or amber cover or a depressing cover How to Tame Your Duke by Juliana Gray 
3. Riches to rags or takes place on a farm What the Duke Desires by Sabrina Jeffries
4. YA book or a character who is depressed Only the Good Die Young by Chris Marie Green

Tiffany & Co. includes both style and jewelry (Tiffany Blue and Tiffany Necklace)
1. Set in New York City or around the time of the US Civil War (1860s) The Misfortune Cookie by Laura Resnick
2. A Tiffany blue cover or a character named Charles A Tale of Two Biddies by Kylie Logan
3. Takes place in the 1960s or has a double front cover also known as a step back cover (you can still eread if you know the paperback has a double front cover) First Drop of Crimson by Jeaniene Frost
4. A character named Teddy or a rich character falls in love with a poor character How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days by Laura Lee Guhrke

Imperial Porcelain and their Trademark
1. Russian setting or takes place around a royal family How to Master Your Marquis by Juliana Gray
2. A Russian character or the author is from Russia Water Bound by Christine Feehan
3. A character named Elizabeth or a character is an Empress Lothaire by Kresley Cole
4. A gold cover or a character who is a bird shifter Always a Temptress by Eileen Dreyer

Ohr Father of American abstract expressionist movement
1. A character is mad/crazy or has the name George Must Love Dukes by Elizabeth Michels
2. Mississippi setting or a character that is from Mississippi The Accidental Demon Slayer by Angie Fox
3. A red cover or takes place in the 1800s The Scandal in Kissing an Heir by Sophie Barnes
4. Main character is an eccentric or an outcast Night Owls by Lauren M. Roy

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