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message 1: by fyc (last edited Feb 01, 2010 12:25PM) (new)

fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments My goal is to read ten books that I have posted on my Shelfari TBR shelf (That's my best list of what I want to read) and to read ten books from the 1001 TBR before you die list during 2009 while reading at least 50 books for the entire year.

Since the Shelfari shelf changes as I read books, I'm pre-selecting the 10 I will read this year & here they are:
1. *******True Evil by Greg Iles*****************
2. ***The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs**
3. ***An Innocent Client by Scott Pratt********
4. ***The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier****
5. ***Giving by Bill Clinton*******
6. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
7. Big Green Purse: Use Your Spending Power to Create a Cleaner, Greener World by Diane Maceachern
8. Yankee Magazine's Living Well on a Shoestring: 1,501 Ingenious Ways to Spend Less for What You Need and Have More for What You Want
9. ***Clapton by Eric Clapton****
10. ***Bad Dogs Have More Fun: Selected Writings on Family, Animals, and Life by John Grogan***


message 2: by fyc (last edited Apr 21, 2009 01:53PM) (new)

fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments So far:

1. See No Evil by Robert Baer
2. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Brendt
3. A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitscomb
4. 100 Things I'm Not Going to Do Now That I'm Over 50 by Wendy Reid Crisp
5. The Devil's Feather by Minette Walters
6. Speak Rwanda by Julian Pierce
7. Getting Sober by Kelly Madigan Erlandson
8. Codependent No More by Melody Beattie
****9. Bad Dogs Have More Fun by John Grogan *******
10.Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith (also on my TBR list just not on the 10 I randomly selected for this list!)


message 3: by fyc (new)

fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments 11. The Kalahari Typing School for Men- Alexander McCall Smith
12. The Full Cupboard of Life- Alexander McCall Smith
13. Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink
14. Women Who Love Too Much by Robin Norwood
15. The Potluck Club by Linda Evans Shepherd and Eva Marie Everson
16. The Burden of Proof by Scott Turow


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fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments 17. It Happened in Kentucky by Mimi O'Malley
18. Life Is Friends by Jeanne Martinet
19. ****The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier*****


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fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments 20. Robert E Lee's Civil War by Bevin Alexander
21. The Problem with Murmur Lee by Connie May Fowler
22. ****An Innocent Client**** by Scott Pratt
23. Murder at Ford's Theatre by Margaret Truman
24. Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry
25. Telegraph Days by Larry McMurtry


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fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments 26. True Evil by Greg Isles
27. Along Came a Spider by James Patterson
28. Inside Delta Force by Eric Haney
29. Banish Your Belly, Butt, & Thighs Forever by The Editors of Prevention Health Books for Women
30. Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire by Rafe Equith
31. Cincinnati: City of Seven Hills and Five Inclines by John White
32. I am Murdered by Bruce Chadwick
33. Color Me Beautiful's Looking Your Best by Mary Spillane and Christine Spurlock
34. Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher
35. The Appeal by John Grisham
36. The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture by Rachel Carley
37. An Inconvenient Truth by Al Gore
38. A Lucky Child: A Memoir of Surviving Auschwitz as a Young Boy by Thomas Buergenthal
39. Death be Not Proud by John Gunther




message 7: by fyc (new)

fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments 40. Civil War Blunders by Cllint Johnson
41. The Civil War: Strange and Fascinating Facts by Burke Davis
42. In the Comapany of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith
43. Clapton by Eric Clapton
44. The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs.


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fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments 45. The Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander McCall Smith
46. How Much Joy Can You Stand? by Suzanne Falter-Barns
47. The Official Guide to Christmas in the South by David C. Barnette
48. Wouldn't Take Nothing For My Journey Now by Maya Angelou
49. Home for the Holidays: Stories and Art Created for teh Benefit of Habitat for Humanity



message 9: by fyc (new)

fyc (fvonne) | 29 comments *****50. Giving by Bill Clinton*****
51. A Year by the Sea by Joan Anderson

I made the 50 book part of my goal however I read only 7/10 books that were specifically named. I read many books that were on my "TBR" list that weren't mentioned in the list of ten. I feel good that I did get so many books off of my TBR list. I will add the three I didn't get read to my next year's list and keep going!


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