Friday, January 2, 2009

Support Your Local Library Challenge - 2009


Completed - July 2009
The Rules:
There will be three sizes of challenges.

** The first is to read 12 books from your local library in 2009.
** The second is to read 25 books from your local library in 2009.
** The third is to read 50 books from your local library in 2009. (my choice)

You decide which one of the three challenges is best for you.
You can join anytime between now and December 31, 2009.

  1. Outliers; Gladwell - 4/5 (audio)
  2. Kiss; Ted Dekker and Erin Healy
  3. Never Tell a Lie; Ephron - 4/5
  4. The Wednesday Wars; Schmidt - 4.5/5 (audio)
  5. Calling Mr. Lonely Hearts; Benedict - 4/5
  6. Beat the Reaper; Josh Bazell - 4.5/5
  7. Epilogue: A memoir; Roiphe - 3/5
  8. Julius Winsome; Donovan - 5/5
  9. Carry Me Home; Sandra Kring - 4/5 (audio)
  10. The Little Giant of Aberdeen County; Baker - 5/5
  11. Thank You For All Things; Kring - 4.5/5
  12. The Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard; McGraw - 4/5
  13. Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing; Fogarty - 5/5
  14. Food Matters; Bittman - 4/5
  15. The Story of Forgetting; Block - 4.5/5
  16. The Spare Room; Garner - 4/5
  17. If Today Be Sweet; Umrigar - 3.5/5
  18. Wesley the Owl; O'Brien - 3.5/5
  19. Ghost in Love; Carroll - 3/5
  20. True Colors; Hannah - 2.5/5 (audio)
  21. Little Bee; Cleave - 5/5
  22. The Housekeeper and the Professor; Ogawa - 5/5
  23. The Seance; Harwood - 4/5
  24. The Help; Stockett - 5/5
  25. Living Agelessly; Altoonian - 4/5
  26. While My Sister Sleeps; Delinsky - 4.5/5
  27. Tallgrass; Dallas (audio) 4.5/5
  28. The Piano Teacher; Lee - 4/5
  29. The Overlook; Connelly - 3/5 (audio)
  30. Handle With Care; Picoult - 5/5
  31. Honolulu; Brennert - 4.5/5
  32. Still Life; Fielding - 4/5
  33. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas; Boyne - 5/5
  34. In Hovering Flight; Hinnefeld - 4/5
  35. Run for Your Life; Patterson & Ledwidge - 3/5 (audio)
  36. The Distance Between Us; Bart Yates - 4.5/5
  37. Pursuit; Robards - 4/5
  38. The Daily Coyote; Stockton - 4/5 (audio)
  39. Peony in Love; Lisa See - 4.5/5 (audio)
  40. Life Without Summer; Lynne Griffin - 5/5
  41. Home Safe; Berg - 2/5
  42. Who Do You Think You Are?; Alyse Myers - 4.5/5
  43. Water, Stone, Heart; Will North - 4/5
  44. The Plague of Doves; Erdrich - 4.5/5 (audio)
  45. No One You Know; Richmond - 4.5/5 (audio)
  46. Die for You; Lisa Unger - 4/5
  47. After Dark, Murakami - 4/5 (audio)
  48. My Abandonment; Peter Rock - 4/5 (audio)
  49. The Cats of Kittyville: New Lives for Rescued Felines; Somerville - 5/5
  50. Dismantled; McMahon - 4/5
  51. Black Out; Unger - 3/5 (audio)
  52. Strangers; brookner - 5/5
  53. Sima's Undergarments for Women; Stanger-Ross - 5/5
  54. Roadside Crosses; Deaver - 4/5 (audio)
  55. Boneman's Daughters; Dekker - 4/5 (audio)
  56. Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven; Gilman - 2/5 (audio)
  57. Dry Ice; White - 4/5 (audio)
  58. Life Sentnces; laura Lippman - 3/5 (audio)
  59. Harmless; Dana Reinhardt - 4/5 (audio)
  60. That Old Cape magic; Richard Russo - 5/5
  61. Heroic Measures; Jill Ciment - 4.5/5
  62. Sheer Abandon; Penny Vincenzi - 4/5
  63. Brooklyn; Toibin - 4/5
  64. Loitering With Intent; Stuart Woods - 2/5 (audio)
  65. Homer & Langley; Doctorow - 3/5
  66. Yes, My Darling Daughter; Margaret Leroy - 4/5
  67. The Broken Window; Jeffery Deaver - 4/5
  68. No Time to Wave Goodbye; Jacqueline Mitchard - 4/5
  69. The Magician's Elephant; Kate Di Camillo - 5/5
  70. Evil at Heart; Chelsea Cain - 4.5/5
  71. Zen and the Art of Happiness; Prentiss - 4/5
  72. Runaway Mummy; Rex - 4.5/5
  73. Miss Smith and the Haunted Library; Garland - 4.5/5
  74. Sworn to Silence; Castillo - 4/5
  75. The Time of My Life; Swayze and Niemi - 5/5
  76. Still Life; Louise Penny - 4/5
  77. Traveling With Pomegranates; Kidd, Monk - 1/5
  78. Have a Little Faith; Mitch Albom - 4.5/5
  79. The Humbling; Roth - 3/5 
  80. Await Your Reply; Chaon - 4.5/5 
  81. The Christmas List; Evans - 5/5  
  82. Malcolm X; Myers - 4/5 
  83. The Water's Lovely; Rendell (audio) 4/5 
  84. Fancy Nancy's Splendiferous Christmas; O'Conner 
  85. Finding Grace; VanLiere - audio 4.5/5 
  86. Nubs; Dennis, Nethery and Larson - 5/5
  87. Monster of Florence; Preston and Spezi - 4/5
  88. American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood; Marc Eliot - 4/5


    Completed - July 2009

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