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message 1: by JoLene, Mistress of the Challenge (new)

JoLene (trvl2mtns) | 1380 comments Mod
Please use this thread to sign-up with by creating your TBR list posting. You do not need to link to the individual books, but give title and author.

25. A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin
24. Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
23. The Good Earth by Pearl S Buck
22. The Passage by Justin Cronin
21. The Sunne in Splendor by Sharon Kay Penman

You will be able to edit this thread up until April 30th. Please edit your post (do not create a new post each time). You may want to book mark your post.

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message 2: by Sandy from Alaska (last edited May 15, 2014 08:10PM) (new)

Sandy from Alaska Colón (sandycfromak) | 75 comments 25. Sacajawea by Anna Lee Waldo (exception)
24. Miss Buncle's Book (Miss Buncle #1)by D.E. Stevenson
23. The Lacuna byBarbara Kingsolver
22. Me before you by Jojo Moyes.
21. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Lucia Graves (Translator) (spanish)
20. Pillars of the earth by Ken Follett
19 In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex Nathaniel Philbrick
18. Just One of the Guys by Kristan Higgins
17. The Puerto Ricans: A Documentary History by Kal Wagenheim
16. The Towers of Tuscany by Carol M. Cram
15. Lily of the Nile by Stephanie Dray
14. Deadly Decisions (Temperance Brennan #3) by Kathy Reichs
13. The stolen crown by Susan Higginbotham
12. Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape by Jenna Miscavige Hill, Lisa Pulitzer
11. Matters of Choice by Noah Gordon
10. A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
9. Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
8. Mr. Midshipman Hornblower by C.S. Forester
7. Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival by Velma Wall
6. Burial rites by Hannah Kent
5. A Woman of Substance by Barbara Taylor Bradford
4. The House Girl by Tara Conklin
3. An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
2 Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi
1. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel by Anthony Marra

message 3: by Erin (last edited May 05, 2014 01:13PM) (new)

Erin 1. Styxx by Kenyon, Sherrilyn 836 pgs
2. The Historian by Kostova, Elizabeth 704 pgs
3. The Spirit Room by Paul, Marschel 600 pgs
4. Dominion by Sansom, C.J. 593 pgs
5. For the King's Favor by Chadwick, Elizabeth 544 pgs
6. Beautiful Darkness by Garcia, Kami 503 pgs
7. Confessions of Marie Antoinette by Grey, Juliet 445 pgs
8. Black: The Birth of Evil by Dekker, Ted 432 pgs
9. Sleepyhead by Billingham, Mark 432 pgs
10. I Am Livia by Smith, Phyllis T. 391 pgs
11. Jane Austen Girl by Cooper, Inglath 391 pgs
12. The Wyckham House by Gerlach, Sharon 388 pgs
13. The Lost by Pettersson, Vicki 368 pgs
14. Daughter of Time: A Time Travel Romance by Woodbury, Sarah 353 pgs
15. The Sekhmet Bed by Ironside, L.M. 343 pgs
16. Vampire Academy by Mead, Richelle 332 pgs
17. Furies: An Ancient Alexandrian Thriller by Johnstone, D.L. 326 pgs
18. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Ryan, Carrie 310 pgs
19. The Painted Bridge by Wallace, Wendy 304 pgs
20. Sweet Water by Kline, Christina 285 pgs
21. Black Creek Burning by Wolfe, R.T. 278 pgs
22. Chosen by Dekker, Ted 260 pgs
23. The Wedding Gift by McKenna, Kathleen 240 pgs
24. Unforgivable by Robards, Sharon 240 pgs
25. Marked by Naughton, Elisabeth 231 pgs

message 4: by JoLene, Mistress of the Challenge (new)

JoLene (trvl2mtns) | 1380 comments Mod
@erin, you have duplicate entry - please delete one of them. Also, before 30, you need to have your list numbered 1-25' (or 25, since you get more points for the higher numbered ones, so you would want to read those first)

message 5: by Cheryl (last edited May 05, 2014 10:33AM) (new)

Cheryl | 176 comments 25. Taran Wanderer by Lloyd Alexander
24. The High King by Lloyd Alexander
23. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
22. The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron
21. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
20. Ironweed by William Kennedy
19. Martin Dressler by Steven Millhauser
18. The Reivers A Reminiscence by William Faulkner
17. The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
16. The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
15. Abinidi by Heather B. Moore
14. Attack the Lusitania by Jerry Borrowman
13. Passage on the Titanic by Anita Stansfield
12. Arms of Love by Kelly Long
11. Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
10. Safe Haven by Jean Holbrook Matthews
9. The Book of Malchus by Neil K. Newell
8. Belonging to Heaven by Gale Sears
7. The Winds and the Waves by Dean Hughes
6. Through Clouds and Sunshine by Dean Hughes
5. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
4. Exodus by Leon Uris
3. Joseph A Stalwart Witness by Cecilia Jensen
2. A Nation Divided Storms Gather by Robert Marcum
1. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy

TBR Bonus Book: (Jackie's TBR Shelf)
The Second Empress by Michelle Moran]

message 6: by Cheryl A (new)

Cheryl A | 786 comments 25. Return to Tradd Street by Karen White
24. Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble by Mignon Ballard
23. Duck the Halls by Donna Andrews
22. The Serpent's Tale by Ariana Franklin
21. The Alpine Yeoman by Mary Daheim
20. Palace of Spies by Sarah Zettel
19. Death of the Demon by Anne Holt
18. Why Kings Confess by C S Harris
17. The Revenant by Sonia Gensler
16. The PAssion of the Purple Plumeria by Lauren Willig
15. Her Dark Curiosity by Megan Shepherd
14. Winter at Death's Hotel by Kenneth Cameron
13. Death of a Nightingale by Lene Kaaberbol
12. Moon over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
11. The Secret Daughter of the Tsar by Jennifer Laam
10. San Miguel by T C Boyle
9. Motherland by William Nicholson
8. The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott
7. Children and Fire by Ursula Hegi
6. Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
5. Private Hotel for Gentle Ladies by Ellen Cooney
4. Guests on Earth by Lee Smith
3. The Invention of Everything Else by Samantha Hunt
2. City of Darkness & Light by Rhys Bowen
1. A Cold and Lonely Place by Sara Henry

message 8: by Alicja (last edited May 15, 2014 07:00PM) (new)

Alicja (darkwingduckie7) | 180 comments 25. The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie
24. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
23. Aftermath by Cara Dee
22. Rough Boys: Runaway by J. Vaughn
21. Rough Boys: Redemption by J. Vaughn
20. The Burning Land by Bernard Cornwell
19. Special Forces - Soldiers by Aleksandr Voinov
18. The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant by Dan Savage
17. A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger
16. "Daite." by Hildred Billings
15. Special Forces - Mercenaries Part I Aleksandr Voinov
14. Invasion by Walter Dean Myers
13. Sheepfarmer's Daughter by Elizabeth Moon
12. Special Forces - Mercenaries Part II Aleksandr Voinov
11. Kissing Sherlock Holmes by T.D. McKinney & Terry Wylis
10. Counterpoint by Rachel Haimowitz
9. Divided Allegiance by Elizabeth Moon
8. Oath of Gold by Elizabeth Moon
7. Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
6. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
5. The Machines of Bellatrix by Cary Caffrey
4. Revan by Drew Karpyshyn
3. Rough Boys: Revenge by J. Vaughn
2. Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany
1. The Last Nude by Ellis Avery

2a. Jackie's tbr: The Song of Troy

message 9: by Dimity (last edited Apr 30, 2014 07:43AM) (new)

Dimity | 2 comments 25.Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood by Leah Vincent
24. Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual: For Everyone from Beginner to Pro by Bobbi Brown
23. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
22.Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
21. The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut
20. The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap by Matt Taibbi
19.Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time by Brigid Schulte
18. Ice Land by Betsy Tobin
17.Hild by Nicola Griffith
16. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
15.Gabriel's Ghost by Linnea Sinclair
14.I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
13.Homer & Langley by E.L. Doctorow
12.The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
11.Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
10.The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin
9.Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
8.The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
7.Libyrinth by Pearl North
6.A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
5. Atonement by Ian McEwan
4.Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
3.Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
2.Life of Pi by Yann Martel
1.Waterfall by Lisa Tawn Bergen

message 10: by Linda (last edited May 16, 2014 04:58PM) (new)

Linda Bridges (lindajoyb) | 658 comments 25. Tuscan Roseby Belinda Alexandra
24. Whistling Past the Graveyardby Susan Crandall
23. The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
22. My Notorious Lifeby Kate Manning
21. The White Lieby Andrea Gillies
20. Princesses: The Six Daughters of George IIIby Flora Fraser
19. Shinju by Laura Joh Rowland
18. The Serpent and the Pearlby Kate Quinn
17. Royal Affairs: A Lusty Romp Through the Extramarital Adventures That Rocked the British Monarchy by Leslie Carroll
16. The Lost Girls of Romeby Donato Carrisi
15. The Mountain of Light by Indu Sundaresan
14. Somewhere in France: A Novel of the Great War by Jennifer Robson
13. Paris Was the Placeby Susan Conley
12. A Fatal Likeness by Lynn Shepherd
11. Very Valentineby Adriana Trigiani
10. The Last Kiss Goodbye by Karen Robards
9. Bundoriby Laura Joh Rowland
8. The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Motherby Philippa Gregory
7. The Bookstoreby Deborah Meyler
6. The Last Enchantments by Charles French
5. Snow on the Tulipsby Liz Tolsma
4. Among the Madby Jacqueline Winspear
3. Girl on the Golden Coin: A Novel of Frances Stuart by Marci Jefferson
2. The Butterfly Sisterby Amy Gail Hansen
1. Under a Texas Sky by Dorothy Garlock

message 11: by Melanie (last edited May 15, 2014 08:30PM) (new)

Melanie (ladybugh) | 124 comments 25. Fifth Business by Robertson Davies
24. Belle Epoque by Elizabeth Ross
23. Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson
22. The Pigeon Pie Mystery by Julia Stuart
21. The Devil in Music by Kate Ross
20. The Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen by L. j. Ashford
19. Bone River by Megan Chance
18. Twelve Minutes to Midnight by Christopher Edge
17. Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
16. Bellman & Black: A Ghost Story by Diane Setterfield
15. Dying in the Wool by Kate Shackleton
14. The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie R. King
13. The Flower Reader by Elizabeth Loupas
12. The School of Night Louis Bayard
11. Parlor Games by Maryka Biaggio
10. Past Imperfectby Julian Fellowes
9. Shadow of the Serpent: An Inspector McLevy Mystery by David Ashton
8. Murder at Hatfield House by Amanda Carmack
7. Full Dark Houseby Christopher Fowler
6. A Duty To The Dead by Charles Todd
5. The Gilded Shroud by Elizabeth Bailey
4. The House on Tradd Street by Karen White
3. The Broken Lands by Kate Milford
2. The Invention of Everything Elseby Samantha Hunt
1. Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

message 13: by Christine (last edited May 15, 2014 07:49PM) (new)

Christine | 53 comments 25. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
24. A Distant Mirror by Barbara W. Tuchman
23. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
22. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes #3) by Arthur Conan Doyle
21. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
20. Left to Tell by Immaculee Ilibagiza
19. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erick Maria Remarque
18. Gods Without Men by Hari Kunzru
17. Book of Longing by Leonard Cohen
16. I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons
15. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
14. The Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith Hahn Beer
13. The War of the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa
12. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
11. Cutting for Stone by Abraham Varghese
10. Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
9. Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
8. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
7. Love and War by John Jakes
6. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
5. Empress of the Night by Eva Stachniak
4. I, Claudius by Robert Graves
3. The Crystal Cave by Mary Stewart
2. Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
1. Winter of the World by Ken Follett

Possible Bonus:
Jackie's TBR: The Sekhmet Bed by L.M. Ironside

message 14: by Christina (last edited Apr 30, 2014 09:17AM) (new)

Christina (christinahh) | 256 comments 25. Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
24. Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith
23. Sarah's Quilt by Nancy E. Turner
22. The Star Garden by Nancy E. Turner
21. Beggar King by Oliver Potzsch
20. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
19. Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley
18. And the Mountains Echoed by Khalid Hosseini
17. Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith
16. Scarlet Lion by Elizabeth Chadwick
15. Time and Chance by Sharon Kay Penman
14. Kalahari Typing School for Men by Alexander McCall Smith
13. Every Secret Thing by Emma Cole/Susanna Kearsley
12. The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner
11. Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd
10. The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
9. Burial Rights by Hannah Kent
8. Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay
7. Forever Amber by Kathleen Winsor
6. For the King's Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick
5. Devil's Brood by Sharon Kay Penman
4. The Queen's Vow by C.W. Gortner
3. Inferno by Dan Brown
2. Lionheart by Sharon Kay Penman
1. King's Ransom by Sharon Kay Penman

message 16: by Charmaine (new)

Charmaine (empress_charla) 25) Beyond the Valley - Rita Gerlach
24) Grave Consequences - Lisa T. Bergren
23) The Telling - Beverly Lewis
22) Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
21) A Passion Redeemed - Julie Lessman
20) The Lost Colony - Eoin Colfer
19) Surrender the Night - M.L. Tyndall
17) Champion - Marie Lu
18) Wentworth Hall - Abby Grahame
16) The Merchant’s Daughter - Melanie Dickerson
15) City of Ashes - Cassandra Clare
14) The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
13) Rebel Angels - Libba Bray
12) Castle in the Air - Diana Wynne Jones
11) A Mad, Wicked Folly - Sharon Biggs Waller
10) Curtsies and Conspiracies - Gail Carriger
9) Diamonds and Deceit - Leila Rasheed
8) Vixen - Jillian Larkin
7) The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
6) The Queen’s Lady - Eve Edwards
5) Never Have I Ever - Sara Shepard
4) The Lying Game - Sara Shepard
3) Shadowlands - Kate Brian
2) The Testing - Joelle Charbonneau
1) The Giver - Lois Lowry

message 17: by Erica (last edited May 15, 2014 11:42PM) (new)

Erica | 359 comments 25. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
24. Shadows of the Workhouse by Jennifer Worth
23. Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
22. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
21. Tall Man by Chloe Hooper
20. Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
19. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
18. Company of Liars by Karen Maitland
17. On the Beach by Nevil Shute.
16. Wulf by Hamish Clayton
15. Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
14. The Almond Tree by Michelle Cohen Corasanti
13. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
12. Heart of Coal by Jenny Pattrick
11. The Virgin and the Whale by Carl Nixon
10. The Rehearsal by Eleanor Catton
9. Purple Hibiscus by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie
8. The Far Country by Nevil Shute
7. The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman
6. Lightening by Felicity Volk
5. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
4. The Secret River by Kate Grenville
3. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
2. Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
1. Duncton Wood by William Horwood

message 20: by CassieV (new)

CassieV | 162 comments 25. Star of the Morning by Lynn Kurland
24. The Mage's Daughter by Lynn Kurland
23. Princess of the Sword by Lynn Kurland
22. Tapestry of Spells by Lynn Kurland
21. Flora's Wish by Kathleen Y'Barbo
20. Firefly Cloak by Sheri Reynolds
19. Spellweaver by Lynn Kurland
18. Gift of Magic by Lynn Kurland
17. Eternal Sea by Angie Frazier
16. The Merchant's Daughter by Melanie Dickerson
15. Empress of the Night by Eva Stachniak
14. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
13. The Virgin's Lover by Philippa Gregory
12. The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
11. Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde
10. First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde
9. Summerset Abbey by T.J. Brown
8. A Bloom in Winter by T.J. Brown
7. Spring Awakening by T.J. Brown
6. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
5. The Proposal by Mary Balogh
4. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
3. Matched by Ally Condie
2. Crossed by Ally Condie
1. Reached by Ally Condie

message 22: by Julia (last edited May 15, 2014 05:42PM) (new)

Julia (julia103) | 48 comments 25. Portal by Eric Flint and Ryk Spoor
24. Cauldron of Ghosts by David Weber and Eric Flint
23. The Winter Prince by Elizabeth Wein
22. The Salbine Sisters by Sarah Ettritch
21. Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer
20. The Mote in God’s Eye by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle
19. Hild by Nicola Griffith
18. The Drift Wars by Brett James
17. Sacajawea by Anna Lee Waldo
16. Legend by David Gemmell
15. The Female Man by Joanna Russ
14. The Good Knight by Sarah Woodbury
13. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
12. The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
11. Flora’s War by Pamela Rushby
10. 3 x T by Harry Turtledove
9. The Bluejay Shaman by Lise McClendon
8. Only One Heart by Sister Patricia Jean
7. The Miracle at St. Bruno’s by Philippa Carr
6. Mr. Doyle and Dr. Bell by Howard Engel
5. Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini
4. Cherry Ames Flight Nurse by Helen Wells
3. Music of the Spheres by Margaret Wander Bonanno
2. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
1. Cinder by Marissa Meyer

message 23: by Shannon (last edited Apr 29, 2014 12:44AM) (new)

Shannon | 139 comments 25. The Once and Future King by T H White
24. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
23. Still Life by Louise Penny
22. The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes
21. The Dark Monk by Oliver Potzsch
20. The Hand that First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell
19. Saigon by Anthony Grey
18. Under a False Flag by Tom Gething
17. Up, Back, and Away by J Velk
16. My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
15. Atlantic by Simon Winchester
14. March by Geraldine Brooks
13. The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat
12. Elizabeth I by Margaret George
11. Shoeless Joe by W S Kinsella
10. The Leaving of Things by Jay Antani
9. The Paris Enigma by Pablo Di Santis
8. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
7. Stonhenge by Bernard Cornwell
6. The Year God's Daughter by Rebecca Cochlan
5. The 100 year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared by Jonas Jonassen
4. The Final Act of Mr Shakespeare by Robert winder
3. Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie
2. Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey
1. Save the Bones by Shannon McDonnell

message 24: by Liz (last edited Apr 30, 2014 08:55PM) (new)

Liz   (lizvegas) | 91 comments 25: Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness -579 pages (Started before 5/1, 35% finished at start of challenge)
24. Invention of wings - Sue Monk Kidd -373 pages
23: Watership Down - Richard Adams -478 pages
22. Undisputed Truth - Mike Tyson -592 pages
21: Brilliance - Markus Sakey -452 pages
20. Princess Bride - William Goldman -398 pages
19. Graceling - Kristin Cashore -471 pages
18. The Son - Phillip Meyer
17. 1984 - George Owell
16. Night circus - Erin Morgenstern
15. Little Stranger - Sarah Waters -480 pages
14. Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
13. Orphan train - Christina Baker Klein
12. The Gods of Heavenly punishment - Jennifer Cody Epstein
11. Daughter of the forest - Juliet Marillier
10. Code name Verity - Elizabeth Wein
9. The Tea Rose - Jennifer Connely
8. 11/22/63 - Stephen King
7. The King - J.R. Ward
6. Cleopatra’s Daughter - Michelle Moran
5. The Orchardist - Amanda Coplin
4. I am Livia - Phyllis T. Smith
3. Losing Julia - Jonathan Hull
2. I, Claudius - Robert Graves
1. A prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving

Possible Bonus:
Featured author: Kate Quinn: The Lion and the Rose or Daughter of Rome
L.M. Ironside: The Crook and Flail

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25. Sacajawea by Anna Lee Waldo
24. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
23. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
22. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
21. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
20. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
19. The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie
18. A World Without End by Ken Follet
17. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
16. Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning
15. The Reckoning by Sharon Kay Penman
14. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
13. The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
12. Death Comes to Pemberly by P.D. James
11. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Sharon Kay Penman
10. Into the Wilderness by Sara Donat
9. Mistress of the Revolution by Catherine Delors
8. To Dance with Kings by Rosalind Laker
7. Chasing the Dime by Michael Connelly
6. The Constant Princess by Philippia Gregory
5. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
4. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
3. Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers
2. Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
1. Cover Her Face by P.D. James

message 27: by CandyBeans (last edited May 15, 2014 07:24PM) (new)

CandyBeans | 62 comments 25. A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) Martin, George R.R. 835
24. The Golem and the Jinni Wecker, Helene 496
23. The Drowning Guard: A Novel of the Ottoman Empire Lafferty, Linda 414
22. The Skin That We Speak: Thoughts on Language and Culture in the Classroom Delpit, Lisa D. 229
21. Journey of Hope: A Novel of Triumph and Heartbreak on the Oregon Trail in 1852 Murata, Victoria 280
20. The Goldfinch Tartt, Donna 771
19. The Sekhmet Bed Ironside, L.M. 343
18. The Winter Palace Eva Stachniak 444
17. The Riddle of Prague, Lata DeBruce
16. Sacajawea Waldo, Anna Lee 1424
15. The Visionary Mayan Queen: Yohl Ik'nal of Palenque (Mists of Palenque, #1) Martin, Leonide 289
14. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) Riordan, Rick 377
13. The Towers of Tuscany Cram, Carol M. 388
12. Slaughterhouse-Five Vonnegut, Kurt 215
11. Have Belly, Will Travel Lemani, Tanya 374
10. Eating Animals Foer, Jonathan Safran 341
9. How to Become a Really Good Pain in the Ass: A Critical Thinker's Guide to Asking the Right Questions diCarlo, Christop 398
8. The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2) Riordan, Rick 288
7. Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life Weir, Alison 441
6. "The Voice of Egypt": Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song, and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century Danielson, Virginia 288
5. The Borgia Bride Kalogridis, Jeanne 509
4. Hild Griffith, Nicola 560
3. A Prayer for Owen Meany Irving, John 635
2. Of Human Bondage Maugham, W. Somerset 720
1. Why Buddha Touched the Earth: Zen Paganism for the 21st Century Swiss, Tom 308

message 28: by [deleted user] (new)

25. Winter of the World by Ken Follett - 940 pages
24. The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff – 514 pages
23. Across the Universe by Beth Revis – 398 pages
22. 102 Minutes by Jim Dwyer – 384 pages
21. The Glory Cloak by Patricia O’Brien – 368 pages
20. Summerset Abbey by T.J Brown – 288 pages
19. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline – 374 pages
18. The Hidden Flame by Davis Bunn and Janette Oke – 400 pages
17. Night School by C. J Daugherty – 454 pages
16. Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux – 360 pages
15. Resistance: A French’s Woman’s Journal of struggle and Defiance in Occupied France by Agnès Humbert – 370 pages
14. The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli – 389 pages
13. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden – 434 pages
12. Galway Bay by Mary Pat Kelly – 576 pages
11. Vacations from Hell by Various authors – 280 pages
10. I, Mona Lisa by Jeanne Kalogridis – 515 pages
9. To Dance With Kings by Rosalind Laker – 624 pages
8. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins – 392 pages
7. Middlemarch by George Eliot – 904 pages
6. The Schoolmaster’s Daughter by John Smolens – 389 pages
5. Elizabeth I by Margaret George – 671 pages
4. A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley – 371 pages
3. The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory – 438 pages
2. Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett – 423 pages
1. A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth – 1474 pages

message 29: by Sue (last edited May 15, 2014 06:48PM) (new)

Sue | 166 comments 25. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
24. A Dark-Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine
23. The Invisible Mountain by Carolina de Robertis
22. Listening for Lions by Gloria Whelan
21. Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi
20. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
19. Dream When You're Feeling Blue by Elizabeth Berg
18. Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn
17. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
16. The Stars for a Light by Lynn Morris
15. A Superior Death by Nevada Barr
14. Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri
13. Mama Day by Gloria Naylor
12. The Violets of March by Sarah Jio
11. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
10. The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood by Elspeth Huxley
9. The Emperor of Ocean Park by Stephen L. Carter
8. Bailey's Cafe by Gloria Naylor
7. Antonia Saw the Oryx First by Maria Thomas
6. Darkest England by Christopher Hope
5. Anne Frank Remembered by Miep Gies
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Edits on 5/15
#19 - Replaced The Color Purple with Dream When You're Feeling Blue (trade of one color for another is purely coincidental :)
#15 - Replaced Kindred with A Superior Death

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