Tuesday, December 2, 2008

100+ Reading Challenge (2009)

J. Kaye is hosting quite a few challenges this coming year, and this is just one of the ones I'm signing up for. What follows is a list of books that I'm hoping to read in 2009, and are mostly from my other challenge lists. For the most part, those that are yet to be published won't be listed here, but the few that I've been able to find, I'll italicize those. As I review the books, I'll hotlink the titles so they'll all be in one place. So, in no particular order:

Breath, Eyes, Memory (Danticat)
Doomsday Book (Willis)
Eldest (Paolini)
Fire and Fog (Day)
Dance Hall of the Dead (Hillerman)
Verse of the Vampyre (Killian)
Lone Star Cafe (Wingate)
Second Summoning (Tanya Huff)
Death du Jour (Kathy Reichs)
Monstruous Regiment of Women (King)
Caress of Twilight (Laurell K. Hamilton)
Snagged (Carol Higgins Clark)
Beekeeper's Apprentice (King)
The Stolen Child
Children of Men (P.D. James)
Cat in a Neon Nightmare (Carole Nelson Douglas)
Dragon's Kin (McCaffrey)
Hangman's Beautiful Daughter
Acorna (McCaffrey)
Tower at Stony Wood
Sweet Potato Queens' Big-Ass Cookbook
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrel
Hippopotamus Pool (Elizabeth Peters)
Hearse of a Different Color
Killing Dance (Laurell K. Hamilton)
Homemade Sin (Kathy Hogan Trochek)
Shopaholic Ties the Knot
Darkness, Take My Hand (Dennis Lehane)
Because it is Bitter, and Because it is My Heart (Joyce Carol Oates)
Summon the Keeper (Tanya Huff)
Deja Dead (Kathy Reichs)
Storm Front (Jim Butcher)
Kiss of Shadows (Laurell K. Hamilton)
Decked (Carol Higgins Clark)
A Cat in the Manger (Adamson)
Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor
Dead Until Dark (Charlaine Harris)*
Dead Witch Walking
Color of Magic (Terry Pratchett)
Murder in Volume
A Year and a Day
The Bride and the Beast
The Wise Woman
Texas Cooking (Lisa Wingate)
Wizard of Earthsea (Ursula K. LeGuin)
Dragon and Thief (Timothy Zahn)
Bonesetter's Daughter (Amy Tan)
Godmother Night (Pollack)
Digging Up Momma (Sarah Shankman)*
Ice House (Minette Walters)
No Cure for Cancer (Denis Leary)*
The Italian (Ann Radcliffe)
The History of Emily Montague (Frances Brooke)
Yellow Wallpaper (Charlotte Perkins Gilman)
The Good Earth (Pearl S. Buck)
Tale of Genji
The Aenid
The Song of Roland
Faerie Queene
The White Raven (Diana Paxson)
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff (Christopher Moore)
Finding Fish (Antwone Q. Fisher)
Fifty Acres and a Poodle
Dragon Queen (Alice Borschardt)
The Daisy Sutra
Knight Life
Talesin (Steven Lawhead)
Water For Elephants (Sara Gruen)
Mystic River (Dennis Lehane)
Possession (A.S. Byatt)
Mine (Robert McCammon)
Book of Ruth (Jane Hamilton)
Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
A Knight in Shining Armor (Jude Devereaux)
Knights of the Blood
Modern Manners (P.J. O'Rourke)
Another Scandal in Bohemia
Reindeer Moon
Integral Trees
Nice Girls Finish Last
Smoke Ring (Larry Niven)
Lathe of Heaven
What Price Honor?
Augur's Teacher
Wild Cards I
Foreign Foes
Romulan Prize
War Drums
Forgotten War
Old Wounds
Enemy of My Enemy
Breed to Come [100]
Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert A. Heinlein)
I, Robot (Isaac Asimov)
Plum Spooky[?]
Feathered Serpent

Change of Heart
Buffalo Gal
Santa Clawed
Romanced to Death
Dancing with Werewolves
Sanity Savers
A Perfect Mess
Rise and Shine
Enchantment (Orson Scott Card)
Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (Eggers)
The Godmother (Elizabeth Ann Scarborough)
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life (Mameve Medwed)
An Army of Angels (Pamela Marcantel) [122]

there will be as many as 42 more, if I don't overlap (but I'm sure I'll be able to) on any choices for the following :
10 more for the Audiobook Challenge
9 for the Pub Challenge
1 more for the 9 for 2009 Challenge
1 more for the What's in a Name? 2 Challenge
7 more for the Every Month is a Holiday Challenge
1 more for the Themed Reading Challenge
13 more for the Countdown Challenge

I'm not going to count (toward my overall total) the picture books that I'll be reading for the A-Z Challenge/Alphabet Books nor the Celebrate the Author Challenge (52, if no overlap).

*read this year [to help me remember]

1 comment:

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.