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Sunday, February 1, 2009

January Round-up of Books - and a look at next month!

I have read 14 books this month:
Walking with Wolves - Kay Chornook
Watcher in the Woods - Robert Liparulo

Gatekeeper - Robert Liparulo
Be Strong and Curvaceous - Shelley Adina
The Road - Cormac McCarthy
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold

The House on Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros
The Red Siren - M.L. Tyndall
Black Water - Joyce Carol Oates

Grace for the Afflicted - Matthew Stanford
Scream For Me - Karen Rose
For the Love of Pete - Julia Harper
Lost in Las Vegas - Melody Carlson
Holes - Louis Sachar

This equals 3396 pages read and 11 hours and 22 minutes for the audio
books. (Or 3870 pages)

I was able to complete two challenges in January that started last
year - From the Stacks and New Classics.

Here is a list of all my current challenges and progress: (Some of
the challenges listed start Feb 1 and some started in 2008)

Naming Conventions Challenge - 4/6
Cornelia Funke Challenge - 0/3
Well Seasoned Reader - 0/3
Christian Readers Challenge - 4/5
Book Awards Challenge - 6/10
Unshelved Reading Challenge - 0/3
Daring Book for Girls - 3/9
Themed Reading Challenge - 0/4(-6)
Numbers Challenge - 0/5
The Countdown Challenge - 20/45
Outlander Challenge - 0/7
Genre Challenge - 6/12
Whitcoull's Challenge - 1/7
Chunkster - 1/6
Series Challenge Season 3 - 2
9 Books from '09 - 4/9
100+ Reading Challenge - 14/100
18th and 19th Century Women Writers - 0/4
2009 ARC Reading Challenge - 8
2009 Chick Lit Challenge - 4/10
2009 Pub Challenge - 1/9
2009 Suspense and Thriller Reading Challenge - 1/12
999 Challenge - 12/81
A to Z Challenge (authors) - 6/26
A to Z Challenge (titles) - 3/26
Art History Reading Challenge 0/6
Audiobook Challenge - 2/12
Celebrate the Author challenge 0/12
Centuries Reading Challenge - 0/4
Colorful Reading Challenge - 2/9
Daniel Defoe - 0/2
Decades '09 - 0/9
Dewey's Books Reading Challenge 1/6
Harlequin/Silhoutte Challenge 0/5
John Steinbeck - 0/2
New Author Challenge - 12/50
Read Your Name Challenge - 1/8
Romance Reading Challenge - 3/5
Sarah Dessen - 0/2
Science Book Challenge - 1/3
Scott Westerfeld - 0/2
Seconds Challenge - 1/12
Serial Readers Challenge - 4
Support Your Local Library - 6/50
What's in a Name - 1/6
World War II Challenge - 0/5
YA Challenge - 5/12
5 Under 35 (Perpetual) 0

Coming up for February -

Scrapping Plans - Rebeca Seitz
Simple Wishes - Lisa Dale
Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese
The Valentine Edition - Robin Shope
Trail of Crumbs - Kim Sunee
Lessons from San Quentin - Bill Dallas
Inkheart - Cornelia Funke
H.P. and the Half-Blood Prince - J.K. Rowling
The Thirteenth Tale - Diane Setterfeld
The God I Don't Understand - Dr. Chris Wright
John's Quest - Cecelia Dowdy
A Lever Long Enough - Amy Deardon
This Side of Heaven - Karen Kingsbury
Gingham Mountain - Mary Connealy
Spring of Candy Apples - Debbie Viguie
Seeing Red - Susan Crandall
Marked by Passion - Kate Perry
Flirting With Temptation - Kelley St. John
All About Us - Shelley Adina
Fruit of My Lipstick - Shelley Adina

3 comments:

Staci said...

You did great in January...I think I read 9 books total but I'm not sure!!! I finished my first audio book yesterday. Hated the narrator's voice but I thought I would get another one...The Whistling Season..love this guy's voice. good Luck in Feb!! I'm still reading Pride and Prejudice!! I need to get done so I can get going on some of my other books!!

Wendi B. - Wendi's Book Corner ~ Rainy Day Reads in Seattle said...

Wow - you sure got a lot done in January! I loved Be Strong and Curvaceous! It has been added to my niece's book pile. :)

You've just been invited to participate in the What I Love meme!

~ Wendi

Anna said...

Wow! Looks like you've been busy and you'll continue to be busy with all those challenges. Hope February is treating you well!

--Anna
Diary of an Eccentric

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