Saturday, March 13, 2010

Book Challenge

As mentioned in my previous post, I've challenged myself to read/listen to 52 books by the end of the year.

I will be using this post to keep track of all the books.

Count as one book:
1. While My Pretty One Knits, by Anne Canadeo
2. Plum Pudding Murder, by Joanne Fluke
3. Dropped Dead Stitch, by Maggie Sefton
4. Holiday Grind, by Cleo Coyle
5. Apple Turnover Murder, by Joanne Fluke
6. Long Lost, by Harlan Coben
7. Hot, Passionate, and Illegal? , by Cristián de la Fuente with Federico Lariño
8. Skein of the Crime, by Maggie Sefton
9. Supreme Justice, by Phillip Margolin
10. Crashers, by Dana Haynes
11. Look Again, by Lisa Scottoline
12. Damaged, by Alex Kava
13. Evidence, by Jonathan Kellerman
14. Hell Gate, by Linda Fairstein
15. U is for Undertow, by Sue Grafton
16. Don't Blink, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
17. Deep Shadow, by Randy Wayne White
18. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson
19. Nine Dragons, by Michael Connelly
20. The Postcard Killers, by James Patterson and Liza Marklund
21. Growing Up Laughing, by Marlo Thomas
22. 1022 Evergreen Place, by Debbie Macomber
23. Deeper Than the Dead, by Tami Hoag
24. Wicked Appetite, by Janet Evanovich
25. Bad Blood, by John Sandford
26. Is It Just Me?, by Whoopi Goldberg
27. The Girl Who Played with Fire, by Stieg Larsson
28. Step on a Crack, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
29. Hot Ice, by Nora Roberts
30. The Sinner, by Tess Gerritsen
31. Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, by Steve Harvey
32. Ice Cold, by Tess Gerritsen
33. If I Stay, by Gayle Forman
34. Spartan Gold, by Clive Cussler
35. The Mystery at Lilac Inn, by Carolyn Keene
36. 16 Lighthouse Road, by Debbie Macomber
37. Divine Evil, by Nora Roberts
38. Lost Empire, by Clive Cussler (finished at 11:24pm 12/31/10)

Count as one-half book:
1. True Blue, by David Baldacci - audiobook
2. The 8th Confession, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro - audiobook
3. The Tower Treasure, by Franklin W Dixon - audiobook
4. A Plague of Secrets, by John Lescroart - audiobook
5. Hothouse Orchid, by Stuart Woods - audiobook
6. Kisser, by Stuart Woods - audiobook
7. The Scarpetta Factor, by Patricia Cornwell - audiobook
8. Treasure Hunt, by John Lescroart - audiobook
9. The Appeal, by John Grisham - audiobook
10. The Maze of Bones, by Rick Riordan - audiobook
11. One False Note, by Gordon Korman - audiobook
12. 9th Judgement, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro - audiobook
13. The Sword Thief, by Peter Lerangis - audiobook
14. Beyond the Grave, by Jude Watson - audiobook
15. The Black Circle, by Patrick Carman - audiobook
16. Loitering with Intent, by Stuart Woods - audiobook
17. Piper Reed Gets a Job, by Kimberly Willis Holt - audiobook
18. In Too Deep, by Jude Watson - audiobook
19. The Viper's Nest, by Peter Lerangis - audiobook
20. The Emperor's Code, by Gordon Korman - audiobook
21. Storm Warning, by Linda Sue Park - audiobook
22. First Family, by David Baldacci - audiobook
23. Worst Case, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge - audiobook
24. Big Nate in a Class by Himself, by Lincoln Peirce - audiobook
25. Theodore Boone Kid Lawyer, by John Grisham - audiobook
26. I, Alex Cross, by James Patterson - audiobook
27. Promises in Death, by J D Robb - audiobook
28. Al Capone Does My Shirts, by Gennifer Choldenko - audiobook
29. Al Capone Shines My Shoes, by Gennifer Choldenko - audiobook
30. The Quickie, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge - audiobook
31. Honeymoon, by James Patterson and Howard Roughan - audiobook
32. The Glades, by Clifton Campbell - < 50 pgs
33. Devil Bones, by Kathy Reichs - audiobook
34. Break No Bones, by Kathy Reichs - audiobook
35. Staying True, by Jenny Sanford - audiobook
36. Dead Aim, by Iris Johanssen - audiobook
37. Back to the Bedroom, by Janet Evanovich - audiobook

Total to date: 56.5 books

Goal = 52 books

YEA! I accomplished my goal, and with three weeks left in the year. For a while I thought I wasn't going to make it, but then I bought a Nook. That made all the difference. Having it with me all the time allowed me to take advantage of every opportunity to read. I love it!

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