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message 1: by Ata (last edited Mar 13, 2009 09:56AM) (new)

Ata This is actually the first time for me, participating in such a challenge, but I hope this will motivate me too read more ;) Let's see how many books I can read this year =D

January:
1. Heart-shaped Box by Joe Hill (384 Pages)
2. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (498 Pages)
3. Panic by Jeff Abbott (416 Pages)
4. The Rules of Attraction by Bret Easton Ellis (326 pages)

Pages January: 1624


message 2: by Ata (last edited Mar 13, 2009 09:57AM) (new)

Ata February:
5. Shakespeare The World as a Stage by Bill Bryson (196 Pages)
6. Thanks for the Memories byCecelia Ahern (489 Pages)
7. About a Boy by Nick Hornby (307 Pages)
8. Top Dogs by Urs Widmer (90 Pages)
9. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (288 Pages)
10. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer (563 Pages)
11. Woyzeck Leonce Und Lena by Georg Büchner (86 Pages)
12. Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis (453 Pages)

Pages February: 2472


message 3: by Mary Todd (new)

Mary Todd (marytodd) | 924 comments The last two are really page turners...don't give up, I'd check the library...not something you want in your library, but worth the read.

Oh yeah...great job on the first ten!


message 4: by Ata (new)

Ata Thanks =)
Let's see how fast I will make it through the next ten books ;)


message 5: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (scottveg3) I agree completely about Bella. Quit with the whining! :)


message 6: by Ata (new)

Ata I hope it will stop in Eclipse, because, even though it annoyed me so much, I'm still hooked on this series... =(


message 7: by Elizabeth (last edited Feb 25, 2009 02:30AM) (new)

Elizabeth (scottveg3) It starts to get better in Eclipse and the series ends well in Breaking Dawn. all in all a good read. But I mean cmon.. Your dating a hot vampire. Your life is not that bad.. lol


message 8: by Ata (new)

Ata To be honest the hot vampire is the only thing that keeps me reading these books ;)


message 9: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (scottveg3) Have you read any other hot vampire books? There's quite a few :)


message 10: by Ata (new)

Ata Nope... can you recommend some? ;)


message 11: by Elizabeth (last edited Mar 13, 2009 04:03AM) (new)

Elizabeth (scottveg3) Here are a couple that I have read:
1. Sookie Stackhouse series (starts with dead until dark)
2. The darkest Knight - Gena showalter
3. You slay me - Katie Macalister
4. Dead until Dark - Charlaine harris
5. I burn for you - Susan Sizemore
6. Dead witch walking - Kim Harris
Some may fall more into paranormal. But all should be entertaining. :)


message 12: by Ata (new)

Ata Thanks, I will check them out later =D




message 13: by Ata (new)

Ata March:
13. Der Kleine Prinz by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (96 Pages)
14. Fear by Jeff Abbott (402 Pages)
15. The Gift by Cecelia Ahern (305 Pages)
16. The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy And Other Stories by Tim Burton (115 Pages)
17. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger (192 Pages)
18. Poe by Ellen Datlow (525 Pages)
19. The Witch of Portobello by Paulo Coelho (346 Pages)
20. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (184 Pages)

Pages March: 2165


message 14: by Tristen (new)

Tristen | 60 comments What did you think about The Perks of Being a Wallflower? I've been meaning to read it...


message 15: by Ata (new)

Ata It was an easy read. I liked how the character described everything + it was written in letters which was even better! The story wasn't so great at the beginning, but I liked how it developed later... and the ending was kinda shocking.

You should definitely read it ;D




message 16: by Ata (new)

Ata April:
21. Spirits of the Dead by Edgar Allan Poe (278 Pages)
22. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (400 Pages)
23. Less Than Zero by Bret Easton Ellis (195 Pages)
24. Der seltsame Fall des Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald (70 Pages)
25. Der Vorleser by Bernhard Schlink (207 Pages)
26. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (672 Pages)
27. Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk (289 Pages)

Pages April: 2111



message 17: by Aprile (new)

Aprile (aprileb) Wow! Good job! I haven't added up my pages in a long time.


message 18: by Ata (new)

Ata Thank you, I never thought that I will read that many (at least it is for me) books in such a short time... this group really motivates me ;)


message 19: by Mary Todd (new)


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