Thursday, January 7, 2010

2010 100+ Book Reading Challenge

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Host: J. Kaye of J. Kaye's Book Blog

Details: For more details, including rules and where to sign yourself up for this challenge, visit J. Kaye at 2010 100+ Reading Challenge

Challenge: Read a minimum of 100 books in 2010.

In 2008, I read 61 books.
In 2009, I read 79 books.
In 2010, I want to read 100 books.

I'm going to aim to read eight books per month, with the exception of ten in each July and August to make my goal of 100 by December 31, 2010.

January
1. Wild Heart by Lori Brighton
2. Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
3. Bed of Roses by Nora Roberts
4. Stolen Seduction by Elisabeth Naughton
5. Ceremony In Death by J.D. Robb

February
6. Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris
7. Shakespeare's Champion by Charlaine Harris
8. A Matter of Class by Mary Balogh
9. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
10. The Next Best Thing by Kristan Higgins
11. The Unfinished Angel by Sharon Creech
12. Steamed by Katie MacAlister
13. Vengeance In Death by J.D. Robb

March
14. The Spellmans Strike Again by Lisa Lutz
15. Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
16. Shakespeare's Christmas by Charlaine Harris
17. Shakespeare's Trollop by Charlaine Harris
18. Shakespeare's Counselor by Charlaine Harris
19. Four to Score by Janet Evanovich
20. Holiday In Death by J.D. Robb
21. "Midnight In Death" novella by J.D. Robb
22. Proof of Seduction by Courtney Milan

April
23. Except the Queen by Jane Yolen and Midori Snyder
24. The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen
25. Nothing But Ghosts by Beth Kephart
26. Mind Games by Carolyn Crane
27. The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen
28. Conspiracy In Death by J.D. Robb
29. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs
30. My Unfair Lady by Kathryne Kennedy

May
31. Beastly by Alex Flinn
32. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
33. Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward
34. Ravishing in Red by Madeline Hunter
35. My Soul To Save by Rachel Vincent
36. Loyalty In Death by J.D. Robb
37. Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts

June
38. Ten Things I Love About You by Julia Quinn
39. Lover Mine by J.R. Ward
40. Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
41. Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater

July
42. Witness In Death by J.D. Robb
43. Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie Littlefield
44. Provocative In Pearls by Madeline Hunter
45. Truly, Madly by Heather Webber
46. Wicked Becomes You by Meredith Duran
47. Judgement In Death by J.D. Robb

August
48. A Fantasy Medley edited by Yanni Kuznia
49. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
50. Looking for Alaska by John Green
51. One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare
52. A Bad Day For Pretty by Sophie Littlefield
53. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

September
54. Betrayal In Death by J.D. Robb
55. "Interlude In Death" novella by J.D. Robb
56. Tomorrow River by Lesley Kagen
57. Seduction In Death by J.D. Robb
58. Reunion In Death by J.D. Robb
59. The Godmother by Carrie Adams
60. The Taming of Mei Lin by Jeannie Lin
61. Butterfly Swords by Jeannie Lin

October
62. Twice Tempted by a Rogue by Tessa Dare
63. The Devil Wears Plaid by Teresa Medeiros
64. Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
65. Room by Emma Donoghue
66. Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor by Lisa Kleypas
67. Stringz by Michael Wenberg
68. Three Nights with a Scoundrel by Tessa Dare

November
69. No Such Thing as the Real World anthology from Harper Teen books
70. Purity In Death by J.D. Robb
71. All I Ever Wanted by Kristan Higgins
72. "Winter's Passage" novella by Julie Kagawa
73. Infinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon
74. Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning (re-read)
75. Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning 
76. Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning 
77. Portrait in Death by J.D. Robb


December
78. Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts
79. Faefever by Karen Marie Moning
80. Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning
81. Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan 
82. The Gift by Nora Roberts
83. The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson 


And that's all.



I didn't make it.... better luck next year. 

13 comments:

  1. Christine - you've gone challenge crazy! LOL I didn't read all the rules but the challenges over lap right? So you can use one book for more than one challenge? Otherwise, you better be able to read while you run. :)

    I wasn't planning on doing challenges this year - wanted to concentrate on the tbr pile but most of the challenges fit with that plan. 100+ Challenge I could do - there's over 500 people signed up!

    Off to check out more challenges!

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  2. I know!!!! In one of my other challenge posts, Mel commented and said I was brave. I laughed and thought, 'crazy' and 'over ambitious' is more accurate.

    But yes, books can definitely overlap more than one challenge. For instance, the next book I'm reading is Beautiful Creatures and is a YA that I borrowed from the library. So it goes on this 100+ challenge, the YA challenge AND the support your library challenge.

    Otherwise, you better be able to read while you run. :)

    LOL! Great idea because audiobooks are acceptable for quite a few of J.Kaye's challenges!! Thanks for the suggestion! ;p

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  3. This sounds like a great challenge, I'm totally up for this. Thanks for the info.

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  4. Good luck Christine!

    I laughed and thought, 'crazy' and 'over ambitious' is more accurate.

    Nope. I'm with Mel - brave :)

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  5. Welcome to the 100+ Reading Challenge of 2010. I’m so excited to get this new year underway. I think there are going to be lots of great books published this year.

    Have fun!

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  6. Hey Erika, No problem. I'm glad you're joining. Good luck, too!

    orannia, another vote of confidence. Thanks!

    J. Kaye, thanks for the welcome. I'm optimistic about reaching 100+ books this year. :)

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  7. You'll do it Christine! This is your year.

    I joined more Challenges than I planned to, lol! Let's see how that goes for me. ;P

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  8. Wow, that is a lot of books! I don't think I could do it!

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  9. Thanks, Hilcia. I wouldn't even consider doing this many reading challenges if I couldn't "double dip" books in more than one challenge. It's still going to be a stretch for me to complete all of them, though.

    Tracy, Thanks for stopping by! Of course you don't have time to read 100+ books... you're spending all of your time mixing, pouring, baking, creating, photographing, and blogging all of those amazing recipes that you do! :D

    SmallTownRunner, Thanks for stopping by! If you want to check out my running posts, you can search my blog by topic or go to this link: http://theromanticlife.blogspot.com/search/label/running . Happy Trails! :)

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  10. Oops! That link got cut off. I should be:
    http://theromanticlife.blogspot.com/search/label/running

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  11. Good luck Christine :D

    It's a lot of challenges, but they all sound so fun :) And since they overlap and some only needs you to list them, it's all good :D

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  12. Hey, C! Decided to join in on this one too! I figure if I actually get through my TBR pile & start in on the In Death challenge soon...I'll "easily" make it to 100 books this year! lol

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