Saturday, January 1, 2011

100+ Reading Challenge 2011


This is one challenge the I strive to complete each calendar year.  Thanks to Amy J for hosting it.  Details HERE.
  1. The Convent; Panos Karnezis - 4/5 (library)
  2. The Lake of Dreams; Kim Edwards - 4/5 (review Copy)
  3. I Still Dream About You; Fannie Flagg - 4/5 (review copy)
  4. A Dog's Purpose; W. Bruce Cameron - 4.5/5 (audio) (Library)
  5. The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival; John Vaillant - 4/5 (audio)
  6. How To Read the Air; Dinaw Mengestu - 4.5/5
  7. Sunset Park; Paul Auster - 3.5/5 (audio) (review copy)
  8. The School of Essential Ingredients; Erica Bauermeister - 4.5/5 (audio) (review copy)
  9. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer; Mukherjee - 5/5 (eBook)
  10. Snow Play; Ralston - 5/5 (library)
  11. Silverlicious; Vuctoria Kann - 5/5 (review copy)
  12. The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears; Dinaw Mengestu - 4.5/5 (audio) (library)
  13. Matterhorn; Karl Marlantes - 4.5/5 (audio) (library)
  14. Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter; Tom Franklin - 4.5/5 (review copy)
  15. A Northern Light; Jennifer Donnelly - 5/5 (audio)
  16. Children Make Terrible Pets; Peter Brown - 4/5 (library)
  17. The Memory Palace; Mira Bartok - 4.5/5 (review copy)
  18. Of Mice and Men; John Steinbeck - 5/5 
  19. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day ; Winifred Watson - 4.5/5 (audio)
  20. Ethan Frome; Edith Wharton - 3.5/5 (eBook)
  21. The Red Garden; Alice Hoffman - 4/5 (Library) 
  22. Caribou Island; David Vann - 4/5 (audio and review copy) 
  23. Sing You Home; Jodi Picoult - 5/5 (review copy)
  24. The Tiger's Wife; Tea Obreht - 4/5 (review copy) 
  25. A Sick Day for Amos McGee; Philip Stead - 5/5 (library)
  26. Winter's Bone; Daniel Woodrell - 4/5 (library)
  27. Marcelo in the Real World; Francisco Stork - 4/5 (eBook) 
  28. I Must Have Bobo; Eileen Rosenthal  - 5/5(library)
  29. Clara and Mr. Tiffany; Susan Vreeland - 5/5 (audiobook)
  30. Mr. Duck Means Business; Tammi Sauer - 5/5 
  31. The Weird Sisters; Eleanor Brown - 2.5/5 (audio) 
  32. Pinkalicious ; Victoria and Elizabeth Kann - 5/5 (review)
  33. A Long, Long Time Ago and Essentially True; Pasulka - 4.5/5 (eBook)
  34. The Wishing Trees; John Shors - 4/5 (review copy) 
  35. The Love of My Youth; Mary Gordon - 4.5/5 (review copy) 
  36. Night Flight; Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor - 5/5 (review copy)
  37. Revolution; Jennifer Donnelly - 4/5 (review)
  38. Zeitoun; Dave Eggers (NF-audio) - 4/5
  39. World and Town; Gish Jen - 4/5 (review)
  40. The Little Stranger; Sarah Waters - 4/5 (eBook) 
  41. Women Food and God; Geneen Roth - 4.5/5 (review)
  42. Blue Chameleon; Emily Gravett - 4/5 (library)
  43. The Night Season; Chelsea Cain - 2/5 (audio book) 
  44. Creating Great iPhone Photos; Allan Hoffman - 5/5 (review) 
  45. The Bird Sisters; Rebecca Rasmussen - 5/5 (review)
  46. Except If; Jim Averbeck - 4/5 (library)
  47. Square Cat; Elizabeth Schoonmaker - 5/5 (library)
  48. The Lake; Banana Yoshimoto - 4/5 (review) 
  49. Love You More; Lisa Gardner - 4/5 (audio)
  50. The Easter Parade; Richard Yates - 4.5/5 
  51. Until Tuesday; Luis Carlos Montalvan - 3/5 (review) 
  52. A Father's Love; David Goldman - 4/5 (review) 
  53. Full Dark, No Stars; Stephen King - 4.5/5 (audio) 
  54. Disturbing the Peace; Richard Yates - 4/5
  55. The Beauty Detox Solution; Kimberly Snyder - 3/5 (review) 
  56. Faith; Jennifer Haigh - 4.5/5 (review) 
  57. School for the Blind; Dennis McFarland - 4/5 
  58. The Pumpkin Eater; Penelope Mortimer - 4/5 
  59. Emily, Alone; Stewart O'Nan - 4/5
  60. The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary; Andrew Westoll - 5/5 (review) 
  61. A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion; Ron Hansen - 5/5 (review) 
  62. The Uncoupling; Meg Wolitzer - 3/5 (audio)
  63. The Heart Specialist; Claire Holden Rothman - 4/5 (review)
  64. Dimanche and Other Stories; Irene Nemirovsky - 4.5/5 (audio) 
  65. Break the Skin; Lee Martin - 4/5 (review) 
  66. The Game of Secrets; Dawn Tripp - 5/5
  67. The Kitchen Daughter; Jael McHenry - 4.5/5 
  68. A Kind of Intimacy; Jenn Ashworth - 5/5 
  69. The American Heiress; Daisy Goodwin - 3.5/5 (audio) 
  70. Sister; Rosamund Lipton - 4.5/5 (review) 
  71. Book of Lies; Mary Horlock - 3.5/5 (eBook) 
  72. State of Wonder; Ann Patchett - 4.5/5 (review book)
  73. Bossypants; Tina Fey (audio/library) 
  74. Dreams of Joy; Lisa See - (audio and arc) - 4.5/5
  75. The Curse of the Holy Pail; Sue Ann Jaffarian - 5/5 (eBook)
  76. Mice; Gordon Reece 3.5/5  
  77. Alice Bliss; Laura Harrington - 4.5/5 (review) 
  78. Save Me; Lisa Scottoline  - 2/5 (audio)
  79. A Good School; Richard Yates - 4/5 
  80. Fallen; Karin Slaughter - 4/5 (audio) 
  81. A Good Hard Look; Ann Napolitano - 5/5 (review) 
  82. The Lost Daughter; Elena Ferrante - 4.5/5 
  83. Child Wonder; Roy Jacobson - 4.5/5 (review)
  84. Maine; J. Courtney Sullivan - 4.5/5 (audio)
  85. Reservation Road; John Burnham Schwartz - 4.5/5 (eBook) 
  86. Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman; Murakami (audio) - 4/5 
  87. The Night Strangers; Chris Bohalian - 4/5 
  88. The Night Circus; Erin Morgenstern - 5/5
  89. Frenchman's Creek; Daphne DuMaurier - 4/5 
  90. Those Across the River; Christopher Buehlman - 4/5 (review) 
  91. Duma Key; Stephen King - 4/5 (audio and eBook)
  92. Bel Canto; Ann Patchett - 4/5 (audio) 
  93. The Homecoming of Samuel Lake; Jenny Wingfield - 5/5 (eBook)
  94. The House of Tomorrow; Peter Bognanni - 4/5 (eBook)
  95. Darkness, My Old Friend; Lisa Unger - 4/5 (audio) 
  96. A Trick of the Light; Louise Penny - 4/5 (audio)
  97. Cold Spring Harbor; Richard Yates -  4.5/5
  98. The Days of Abandonment; Eleana Ferrante -4.5/5
  99. The Grief of Others; Leah Hager Cohen - 4/5 (review)
  100. The Leftovers; Tom Perrotta - 3.5/5 (audio book) (library)
  101. The Marriage Plot; Jeffrey Eugenides - 4/5 (audio and eBook) 
  102. Troubling Love; Elena Ferrante - 4.5/5 (library) 
  103. America's Test Kitchens Menu Cookbook - 5/5 (review)
  104. The Language of Flowers;Vanessa Diffenbaugh - 4/5 (eBook and audio)
  105. Awkward Family Pet Photos; Mike Bender and Doug Chernack - 4/5 (eBook)
  106. Close Your Eyes; Amanda Eyre Ward - 2.5/5 (audio book) 
  107. The Litigators; John Grisham - 4/5 (audio) 
  108. Steve Jobs; Walter Isaacson - 5/5 (eBook) 
  109. The Biggest Kiss; Joanna Walsh - 4/5 (kids review)
  110. The MagicHal Christmas Horse; Mary Higgins Clark and Wendell Minor, illustrator - 5/5
  111. Treasure Island!!!, Sara Levine - 3.5/5 (review) 
  112. The Cat's Table; Michael Ondaatje - 4/5 (audio) 
  113. Fuddles; Frans Vischer - 5/5
  114. Anatomy of a Disappearance; Hisham Matar - 4/5 
  115. Cat in the Manger; Michael Foreman - 4/5
  116. The Elegance of the Hedgehog; Muriel Barbery (audio/eBook) - 5/5 
  117. 11/22/63; Stephen King (eBook) - 5/5 
  118. Three Bedrooms in Manhattan; Georges Simenon - 3.5/5 
  119. The Accident; Linwood Barclay - 4/5 (audio and eBook)
  120. Hugs from Pearl' Paul Schmid - 3/5
  121. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo; Stieg Larssons - 4/5 

3 comments:

  1. Have fun with this one, Diane!

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  2. What an achievement! Congrats on your completion. Your 110 selections would make a useful recommendation list for me!

    Arti

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