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message 1: by Elizabeth (last edited Feb 25, 2009 03:43AM) (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) 1. Wicked - Gregory Maguire
2. Julie and Julia:My Year of Cooking Dangerously - Julie Powell
3. 1000 White Women:The Journals of May Dodd - Jim Fergus
4. Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
5. T is for Trespass - Sue Grafton
6. The Position - Meg Wolitzer
7. The Ex-Wife's Survival Guide - Debbie Holt
8. Table for Five - Susan Wiggs
9. Nice Girls Finish First - Alesia Holliday
10. Independence! - Dana Fuller Ross
11. Nebraska - Dana Fuller Ross
12. Wyoming - Dana Fuller Ross
13. Oregon - Dana Fuller Ross
14. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck
15. Texas! - Dana Fuller Ross
16. California! - Dana Fuller Ross
17. Colorado! - Dana Fuller Ross
18. Nevada! - Dana Fuller Ross
19. Washington! - Dana Fuller Ross
20. Montana! - Dana Fuller Ross
21. Dakota! - Dana Fuller Ross
22. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
23. New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
24. Eclipse - Stephenie Meyer
25. Stuck in the Middle - Virginia Smith
26. The Dogs of Babel - Carolyn Parkhurst
27. The River Midnight - Lilian Nattel
28. Love, Rosie - Cecilia Ahern
29. Happiness Sold Separately - Lolly Winston
30. Fall on Your Knees - Ann-Mare MacDonald
31. PS, I Love You - Cecelia Ahern
32. Fablehaven - Brandon Mull
33. Fablehaven Rise of the Evening Star - Brandon Mull
34. Fablehaven Grip of the Shadow Plague - Brandon Mull
35. My Best Friend's Girl - Dorothy Koomson
36. In the Time of the Butterflies - Julia Alvarez
37. Giving Up America - Pearl Abraham
38. Beach Music - Pat Conroy
39. The Bonesetter's Daughter - Amy Tan
40. Memory Keeper's Daughter - Kim Edwards
41. Water For Elephants - Sara Gruen
42. Night - Elie Wiesel
43. We Are All Welcome Here - Elizabeth Berg
44. Durable Goods - Elizabeth Berg
45. Joy School - Elizabeth Berg
46. Circle of Friends - Maeve Binchy
47. Lost and Found - Carolyn Parkhurst
48. Say When - Elizabeth Berg
49. Pull of the Moon - Elizabeth Berg
50. Find Me - Rosie O'Donnell
51. Little Children - Perotta
52. What We Keep - Elizabeth Berg
53. Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand
54. The Known World- Edward P. Jones
55. How To Be Lost -
56. Breaking Dawn - Stephenie Meyer
57. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Linda Brent
58. Singing Songs -Meg Tilly
59. People of the Book - Gerladine Brooks
60. The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy
61. My Sister's Keeper - Jodi Picoult
62. Salem Falls - Jodi Picoult
63. Enchantress of Florence - Salman Rushdie
64. Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen
65. Levi's Will
66. The Hundred Secret Senses - Amy Tan
67. Nineteen Minutes - Jodi Picoult
68. Perfect Match - Jodi Picoult
69. I, Mona Lisa - Jeanne Kalogridis
70. Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney










message 2: by Megan (new)

Megan | 15 comments Hey...
Crazy Lady. The rules say 50 books in a Year, NOT a month. Geez!


message 3: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) You make me laugh...Did you join yet? Oh, did you get the book for Monday yet?


message 4: by Megan (last edited Feb 29, 2008 11:41AM) (new)

Megan | 15 comments Yes I joined. But I should have just done it here, it would have been easier to track. I just bought A New Earth last night with my gift card, so thank you for my fun new present!


message 5: by Megan (new)

Megan | 15 comments MEGAN'S 50 BOOKS in 2008

1. Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
2. Wicked - Gregory Maguire
3. Leaving The Saints - Martha Beck
4. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck
5. Sam's Letter's to Jennifer - James Patterson
6. A Little Love Story - Rolland Merullo



message 6: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) You are so welcome. I printed off the first homework pages and am going to get mine tonight. Hee hee


message 7: by Megan (new)

Megan | 15 comments Megan's List is Growing...
1. Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
2. Wicked - Gregory Maguire
3. Leaving The Saints - Martha Beck
4. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck
5. Sam's Letter's to Jennifer - James Patterson
6. A Little Love Story - Rolland Merullo
7. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
8. A New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
9. Eclipse - Stephenie Meyer


message 8: by Megan (new)

Megan | 15 comments Megan's List is Growing...
1. Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
2. Wicked - Gregory Maguire
3. Leaving The Saints - Martha Beck
4. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck
5. Sam's Letter's to Jennifer - James Patterson
6. A Little Love Story - Rolland Merullo
7. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
8. A New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
9. Eclipse - Stephenie Meyer
10. The Secret Life of Bees - Sue monk Kidd

For the record I am NOT reading 100 books in 2008!


message 9: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) Whatever you say chica!


message 10: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) Updated list


message 11: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) 38 down...Woo Hoo


message 12: by Megan (new)

Megan | 15 comments Megan's List is Growing...
1. Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
2. Wicked - Gregory Maguire
3. Leaving The Saints - Martha Beck
4. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck
5. Sam's Letter's to Jennifer - James Patterson
6. A Little Love Story - Rolland Merullo
7. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
8. A New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
9. Eclipse - Stephenie Meyer
10.The Secret Life of Bees - Sue monk Kidd
11.What got you here won't get you there -
Marshall Goldsmith
12.Made to stick - Chip Heath
13.Water for elephants - Sara Gruen
14.Lif of Pi - Yann Martel
15.A New Earth - Ekhart Tolle
16.Dogs of Bable - Carolyn Parkhurst
17.Gather together in my name - Maya Angelou
18.I know why a caged bird sings - Maya Angelou
19.Love, Rosie


message 13: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) Woo Hoo! 50 Down...now lets see how far I can get this year...


message 14: by Megan (new)

Megan | 15 comments Ya, um I think you read the instruction wrong. It says to read 50 books in 1 year. You failed. Ypou have read 52, that is 2 too many.

Here is my updated list:
1. Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
2. Wicked - Gregory Maguire
3. Leaving The Saints - Martha Beck
4. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck
5. Sam's Letter's to Jennifer - James Patterson
6. A Little Love Story - Rolland Merullo
7. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
8. A New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
9. Eclipse - Stephenie Meyer
10.The Secret Life of Bees - Sue monk Kidd
11.What got you here won't get you there -
Marshall Goldsmith
12.Made to stick - Chip Heath
13.Water for elephants - Sara Gruen
14.Lif of Pi - Yann Martel
15.A New Earth - Ekhart Tolle
16.Dogs of Bable - Carolyn Parkhurst
17.Gather together in my name - Maya Angelou
18.I know why a caged bird sings - Maya Angelou
19.Love, Rosie – Cecelia Ahern
20.PS, I Love You – Cecelia Ahern
21.Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette
Winterson
22.Sweetness in The Belly – Camilla Gibb
23.By The River Piedra I sat and Wept – Paolo
Coelho
24.Water Bugs & Dragonflies – Doris Stickney
25.The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch
26.Breaking Dawn – Stephenie Meyer




message 15: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) 59 down...


message 16: by Megan (last edited Feb 25, 2009 03:38AM) (new)

Megan | 15 comments Alright, here is my udpated list.

1.Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
2. Wicked - Gregory Maguire
3. Leaving The Saints - Martha Beck
4. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck
5. Sam's Letter's to Jennifer - James Patterson
6. A Little Love Story - Rolland Merullo
7. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
8. A New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
9. Eclipse - Stephenie Meyer
10.The Secret Life of Bees - Sue monk Kidd
11.What got you here won't get you there - Marshall Goldsmith
12.Made to stick - Chip Heath
13.Water for elephants - Sara Gruen
14.Lif of Pi - Yann Martel
15.A New Earth - Ekhart Tolle
16.Dogs of Bable - Carolyn Parkhurst
17.Gather together in my name - Maya Angelou
18.I know why a caged bird sings - Maya Angelou
19.Love, Rosie – Cecelia Ahern
20.PS, I Love You – Cecelia Ahern
21.Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson
22.Sweetness in The Belly – Camilla Gibb
23.By The River Piedra I sat and Wept – Paolo Coelho
24.Water Bugs & Dragonflies – Doris Stickney
25.The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch
26.Breaking Dawn – Stephenie Meyer
27. Magic Street – Orson Scott Card
28. Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortensen
29. – Stephenie Meyer
30. Enchantress of Florence – Salman Rushdie
31. My Sister’s Keeper – Jodi Picoult
32. The Art of War for Managers – Sun Tzu
33. Wouldn’t take nothing for my journey now – Maya Angelou
34. You can heal your life – Louise Hay
35. Midnight Sun – Stephenie Meyer
36. Banner in the Sky – James Ullman
37. The Cay – Theodore Taylor
38. Forever – Judy Blume
39. 8 Weeks to optimal health – Andrew Weil
40. Spontaneous Healing – Andrew Weil
41. Meditation for Optimal Health – Andrew Weil
42. Heal your body – Louise Hay
43. Yesterday I cried – Iyanla Vanzant



message 17: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) 63 and counting...


message 18: by Megan (new)

Megan | 15 comments Well, I am done. Or maybe I mean dumb for letting you talk me into this. But either way here is my official list:

My 50 (53)Books in 2008:

1. Mutant Message Down Under - Marlo Morgan
2. Wicked - Gregory Maguire
3. Leaving The Saints - Martha Beck
4. Expecting Adam - Martha Beck
5. Sam's Letter's to Jennifer - James Patterson
6. A Little Love Story - Rolland Merullo
7. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer
8. A New Moon - Stephenie Meyer
9. Eclipse - Stephenie Meyer
10. The Secret Life of Bees - Sue monk Kidd
11. What got you here won't get you there - Marshall Goldsmith
12. Made to stick - Chip Heath
13. Water for elephants - Sara Gruen
14. Life of Pi - Yann Martel
15. A New Earth - Ekhart Tolle
16. Dogs of Bable - Carolyn Parkhurst
17. Gather together in my name - Maya Angelou
18. I know why a caged bird sings - Maya Angelou
19. Love, Rosie – Cecelia Ahern
20. PS, I Love You – Cecelia Ahern
21. Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson
22. Sweetness in The Belly – Camilla Gibb
23. By The River Piedra I sat and Wept – Paolo Coelho
24. Water Bugs & Dragonflies – Doris Stickney
25. The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch
26. Breaking Dawn – Stephenie Meyer
27. Magic Street – Orson Scott Card
28. Three Cups of Tea – Greg Mortensen
29. Midnight Sun– Stephenie Meyer
30. Enchantress of Florence – Salman Rushdie
31. My Sister’s Keeper – Jodi Picoult
32. The Art of War for Managers – Sun Tzu
33. Wouldn’t take nothing for my journey now – Maya Angelou
34. You can heal your life – Louise Hay
35. Midnight Sun – Stephenie Meyer
36. Banner in the Sky – James Ullman
37. The Cay – Theodore Taylor
38. Forever – Judy Blume
39. 8 Weeks to optimal health – Andrew Weil
40. Spontaneous Healing – Andrew Weil
41. Meditation for Optimal Health – Andrew Weil
42. Heal your body – Louise Hay
43. Yesterday I cried – Iyanla Vanzant
44. The Pull of the Moon
45. Northanger Abbey
46. How to be Lost
47. The Three Pillars of Zen – Philip Roshi
48. Junie B., First Grader Aloha-Ha-Ha - Barbara Park
49. Junie B,. First Grader: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! - Barbara Park
50. Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder - Barbara Park
51. Junie B., First Grader: Cheater Pants - Barbara Park
52. Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth - Barbara Park
53. Junie B. Joenes and the Stupid Smelly Bus

She has left the building!


message 19: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) You crack me up! So...what's your goal for next year. Heh heh


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