Sunday, December 28, 2008

100+ Reading Challenge


J-Kaye's Book Blog is hosting a 100+ Reading Challenge for 2009. It begins on January 1, 2009 and runs until December 31, 2009. I've never participated in a challenge before but this one sounds easy enough so I thought I'd give it a try.




1. First Daughter by Eric Van Lustbader 391 pages 1/10

2. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich 310 pages 1/12

3. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See 250 pages 1/16

4. Knit Two
by Kate Jacobs 320 pages 1/23


5. Foreign Body
by Robin Cook 436 pages 1/28



6. The Night Stalker
by James Swain 345 pages 2/3


7. A Child Called "It"
by David Pelzer 157 pages 2/5


8. Comfort Food
by Kate Jacobs 325 pages 2/11


9. Mistress Shakespeare
by Karen Harper 370 pages 2/24



10. Midnight Rambler by James Swain 347 pages 3/3

11. Ordinary Genius by Kim Addonizio pages 3/9

12. Takeover by Lisa Black 337 pages 3/11


13. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese 531 pages 4/2

14. Live a Little by Kim Green 364 pages 4/6

15. Cross Country by James Patterson 403 pages 4/14

16. Still Life by Joy Fielding 369 pages 4/18

17. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch 4/24


18. The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini 371 pages 5/1

19. Night Walker by Heather Graham 300 pages 5/10

20. The Beans of Egypt, Maine (audio) by Carolyn Chute 5/8

21. The Associate by John Grisham 373 pages 5/17

22. Population 485 by Michael Perry 200+ pages 5/23

23. Don't Look Twice by Andrew Gross 372 pages 5/30


24.
Red Leaves by Thomas H. Cook 273 pages 6/1

25. Look Again by Lisa Scottoline 337 pages 6/6

26. Plum Spooky by Janet Evanovich 309 pages 6/10

27. Intent to Kill by James Grippando 311 pages 6/15

28. Cry Mercy by Mariah Stewart 411 pages 6/21

29. Persephone in America by Alison Twonsend 109 pages 6/22

30. Ballistics by Billy Collins 107 pages 6/23

31. Simple Genius by David Baldacci 530 pages 6/27

32. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher 288 pages 6/28


33. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett 300+ pages 7/10

34. Songs of the Humpback Whale by Jodi Picoult 346 pages 7/19

35. Peony in Love by Lisa See 370 pages 7/28

36. Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay 293 pages 7/30


37. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon 483 pages 8/12

38. The Weight of Water by Heather Gudenkauf 364 pages 8/16

39. Dark of the Moon by John Sandford 371 pages 8/28

40. Long Lost by Harlan Coben 366 pages 8/30


41. Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich 308 pages 9/3

42. The Help by Kathryn Stockett 500+ pages 9/9

43. Dead Until Dawn by Charlaine Harris 300+ pages 9/15

44. Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo 321 pages 9/19

45. The Angel's Game by Carlos Luiz Zafon 531 pages 9/25

46. The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister 240 pages 9/28


47. Shanghai Girls by Lisa See 306 pages 10/06

48. The Last Child by John Hart 373 pages 10/14

49. Relentless by Dean Koontz 300+ pages 10/20

50. The Penny Pinchers Club by Sarah Strohmeyer 290 pages 10/24

51. Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult 476 pages 10/27

52. The Road by Cormac McCarthy 284 pages 10/31


53. Living Dead in Dallas
by Charlaine Harris 300+ pages 11/3

54. Push by Sapphire177 pages 11/7

55. Against Medical Advice by James Patterson and Hal Friedman 279 pages 11/10

56. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout 271 pages 11/21

57. Run for Your Life by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge 373 pages 11/24


58. Best Friends Forever
by Jennifer Weiner 359 pages 12/4

59. this world we live in by Susan Beth Pfeffer 239 pages 12/5

60. Homeschooling by Greg and Martine Millman 259 pages 12/11

61. 13 1/2 by Nevada Barr 311 pages 12/18

62. Julie and Julia by Julie Powell 307 pages 12/27

4 comments:

William H. Balzac said...

Do you mind if I link you?
I'm always on the look-out for good reading.

Thanks, for your comment, Linda.
Good to meet you.

~x~William.

J. Kaye Oldner said...

Wanted to stop in and welcome you to this challenge. If you haven't already, feel free to join us at the Yahoo Groups where others are participating in this challenge as well as others.

Mary said...

Sounds like a great challenge. I've gotten to where I read so many blogs, I don't read as many books...not a good thing! Need to try harder in 2009 to read more actual books.

Dar said...

I'm doing this one too and I have to books I just managed to finish yesterday and today to add to the list already. Yaaaaaaaaaaay.