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message 1: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments In 2013 I'll be reading books by different authors in alphabetical order by last name.


message 2: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments A - Ahern, Cecelia: The Book of Tomorrow
B - Benaron, Naomi: Running the Rift


message 3: by Nik (new)

Nik (bleepnik) | 852 comments Beckey wrote: "In 2013 I'll be reading books by different authors in alphabetical order by last name."

I love hearing the different ways people decide what to read next. Goodreads challenges, Booker prize winners, whatever. I like your A-Z Challenge! =)


message 4: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments C - Carleton, Jetta: Clair de Lune:A novel
D - Dessen, Sarah: Someone Like You
E - Ebershoff, David: The 19th Wife
F - Flynn, Gillian: Sharp Objects


message 5: by Megan, Challenges (new)

Megan (lahairoi) | 6688 comments How was the 19th Wife? I've been wanting to read it.


message 6: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Megan wrote: "How was the 19th Wife? I've been wanting to read it."

I found it quite enjoyable. I don't know much about the LDS (Mormon) religion. The intertwining of two stories - the history and historical fiction of Young's 19th wife along with the modern fiction story baswd around fundamentalists was interesting. Left me wanting to know more.


message 7: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments G - Gabaldon, Diana: A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallow's


message 8: by Jack (new)

Jack (jack_) Great challenge!


message 9: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments H - Haddon, Mark: The Red House
I - Ishiguro, Kazuo: The Remains of the Day
J - Jones, Tayari: The Untelling
K - Kirkman, Robert: Rise of the Governor


message 10: by Beckey (last edited Mar 15, 2013 11:59PM) (new)

Beckey | 37 comments L - Larson, Erik: In The Garden of Beasts


message 11: by Beckey (last edited Mar 16, 2013 12:01AM) (new)

Beckey | 37 comments L - Larson, Erik: In The Garden of Beasts


message 12: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments M - Macomber, Debbie: The Inn at Rose Harbor
N - Nicholls, David: One Day


message 13: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Brianna wrote: "was One Day good? I've been thinking of reading it."

I loved it. And hated it.


message 14: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments O - Odell, Jonathan: The Healing


message 15: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments P - Patchett, Ann: State of Wonder


message 16: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Q - Quindlen, Anna: Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake


message 17: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments R - Rice, Anne: Of Love and Evil


message 18: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments S - Stroud, Carsten: Niceville


message 19: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments T - Taylor, Glenn: The Marrowbone Marble Company


message 20: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments U - Unger, Lisa: Heartbroken


message 21: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments V - Voltaire: Candide


message 22: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments You've been doing this in order? I'm impressed. Do you know what you are going to read for the rest of the letters?


message 23: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Adriana wrote: "You've been doing this in order? I'm impressed. Do you know what you are going to read for the rest of the letters?"

I am almost finished with my W author and atarting X and Y. Haven't decided on a Z yet.


message 24: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments I don't know if you've seen this list before: http://www.goodreads.com/list/show/20...
It has authors with the last name Z. If you haven't read The Book Thief I recommend it (:


message 25: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments I'll check the list. Thanks! I have read The Book Thief (and loved it) :0)


message 26: by Adriana (new)

Adriana | 3888 comments Awesome :D


message 27: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments W - Wecker, Helene: The Golem and the Jinni


message 28: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments X - Xiaoda, Xiao: The Cave Man
Y - Ylvisaker, Anne


message 29: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Z - Zambra, Alejandro: Ways of Going Home


message 30: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments CHALLENGE COMPLETED!!


message 31: by Megan, Challenges (new)

Megan (lahairoi) | 6688 comments Congratulations!


message 32: by Alison (new)

Alison G. (agriff22) | 1083 comments yay!! Good job!! :)It would be cool to start over at A and see what other books you can find! :)


message 33: by Lesley (new)

Lesley (laparks) WOW!!! Good job going in a-z order!!!


message 34: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Megan wrote: "Congratulations!"

Thank you!


message 35: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Alison wrote: "yay!! Good job!! :)It would be cool to start over at A and see what other books you can find! :)"

Not now. Going to start at the oldest books in my TBR list and try to knock some off!


message 36: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Lesley wrote: "WOW!!! Good job going in a-z order!!!"

Thanks! :0)


message 37: by Alison (new)

Alison G. (agriff22) | 1083 comments thats a good thing to do too! ive had Dracula on my tbr list the longest and i have it on my nook and still havent got to it.


message 38: by Beckey (new)

Beckey | 37 comments Alison wrote: "thats a good thing to do too! ive had Dracula on my tbr list the longest and i have it on my nook and still havent got to it."

That's my story with 'The Historian'. FINALLY reading it now.


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