Friday, December 24, 2010

Time Travel Reading Challenge 2011

I joined this one last year, but I didn't get anywhere with it. However, I'll give it another try since I have always loved time travels. This challenge is hosted by Alyce at At Home With Books

The Rules:

Decide how many time travel books you want to read and then read them before the end of 2011 - that's it! (The challenge goes from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011.)

Please leave a link to your challenge post in Mister Linky below.

Time Travel Books:

Don't know which books to choose? I've been keeping a list of time travel themed books for over a year now. If you know of a title or author that's not on the list feel free to leave a comment with the information and I'll add it to the list.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
A Handful of Time by Kit Pearson
A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux (and others)
A Shortcut in Time by Charles Dickinson
A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'Engle
A Time to Remember by Stanley Shapiro
A Traveller in Time by Alison Uttley
A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L'Engle
A Wish in Time by Laurel Bradley
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Angel Time by Anne Rice
Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper
Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning (and others in the Highlander series)
Blue Bells of Scotland by Laura Vosika (part of the Blue Bells Trilogy)
Charming the Highlander by Janet Chapman (and others of the Highlander Trilogy)
Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
From Time to Time by Jack Finney
Green Darkness by Anya Seton
Gunpowder Empire by Harry Turtledove
Heatherfield by M. Jean Pike
If I Never Get Back by Darryl Brock
Kindred by Octavia Butler
Kingdom of Shadows by Barbara Erskine
Lady of Hay by Barbara Erskine
Making History by Stephen Fry
Many Waters by Madeleine L'Engle
Mr. Was by Pete Hautman
My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time by Liz Jensen
Once Upon a Rose by Judith O'Brien
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (and all of the other books in the Outlander series)
Pirates by Linda Lael Miller
Replay by Ken Grimwood
Return of the Highlander by Sara Mackenzie
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Somewhere in Time by Richard Matheson
The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers
The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Halderman
The Box of Delights by John Masefield
The Cross Time Engineer by Leo A. Frankowski (and others in the Adventures of Conrad Stargard series)
The Death of Sleep by Anne McCaffrey (not exactly time travel, but the character goes into cold sleep and wakes up after an unusual amount of time)
The Door Into Summer by Robert A. Heinlein
The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber
The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley (time travel as a minor part of the plot)
The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier
The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming
The Legend MacKinnon by Donna Kauffman
The Mirror by Marlys Millhiser
The Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
The Reluctant Time Traveler by Lynda Eymann
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams (book 2 in a series)
The Shroud of the Thwacker by Chris Elliott
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Time Travelers (The Gideon Trilogy) by Linda Buckley-Archer
The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde (book 3 in a series)
Three Days to Never by Tim Powers
Time and Again by Jack Finney
Time Cat by Lloyd Alexander
Time Traveler's Never Die by Jack McDevitt
Time's Arrow by Martin Amis
Timeline by Michael Crichton
To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
Trapped in Time by Ruth Chew
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Authors with multiple time travel books:

Linda Buckley-Archer
Janet Chapman
Jude Deveraux
Leo A. Frankowski
Diana Gabaldon
Lynn Kurland
Madeleine L'Engle
Anne McCaffrey (some of the Pern books)
Karen Marie Moning
E. Nesbit
Harry Turtledove
Hollie Van Horne
Laura Vosika
Connie Willis

I'm going to try to read five books. I'll list them here...

1. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
2. Time Zone by Tom Lichtenberg


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