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Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Goals:

1. Complete the 100 Non-Fiction Books PBT Members Think You Should Read Before You Die and Shelfagories.
2. Read one book a month for the PBT monthly tag.
3. Write reviews for each book for participation points.
4. Slow down, enjoy life, work on relationships, vacations.
5. Outdoors. - Parks on Weekends, community events and places.
6. Weight Loss - Outdoors more, adventures, walking.
7. Counted Cross Stitch - Daughter's Birth Record, As gifts
8. Less Procrastinating.
9. Work on organization (Family Binder), Pinterest.
10. Take advantage of community classes.
11. Practice Knitting, Learn to use Sewing Machine, Quilting
12. Giving Back - Blue Ribbon Project, Volunteer
13. Crafting - Xmas, OCC, Lucy, Home
14. Yoga, Meditation
15. Writing, Drawing


message 2: by Marnie (last edited Dec 01, 2016 12:39PM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments PBT Monthly Tag With Reviews

January 2010 - The Disappearing Spoon
February World War II - 84 Charing Cross Road
March Mystery Thriller - 11/22/63
April Female Author - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
May Series - Night Shift
June Fantasy - Life and Death Twilight Reimagined
July Biography - Memoir - Saving Alex
August Entertainment - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
September 2013 -
October Historical Fiction -
November Animals -
December Short Story -


message 3: by Marnie (last edited Dec 29, 2016 02:00PM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Read 102 Books and 33,000 Pages

January

1. #In the Unlikely Event By Judy Blume 397pgs.
2. *God Bless You Mr. Rosewater By Kurt Vonnegut 288pgs.
3. #Tipping The Velvet By Sarah Waters 472 pgs.
4. #The Mayflower and the Pilgrims New World By Nathaniel Philbrick 352 pgs.
5. *Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters In The End By Atul Gawande 282 pgs.
6. #Second Life by S.J. Watson 425 pgs.
7. #Circling The Sun By Paula McLain 384 pgs.
8. *Lila By Marilynne Robinson 261 pgs.
9. #The Disappearing Spoon By Sam Kean 394 pgs.

Total - 3,255 pgs.

February

10. #Purity By Jonathan Franzen 563 pgs.
11. *Benediction By Kent Haruf 258 pgs.
12. *Boys In The Boat By Daniel James Brown 416 pgs.
13. Dorothy Must Die: Stories By Danielle Page 392 pgs.
14. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them By J.K. Rowling 64 pgs.
15. *Far From the Maddening Crowd By Thomas Hardy 433 pgs.
16. 84 Charing Cross Road By Helene Hanff 97 pgs.
17. #The Night Eternal By Guillermo Del Toro 371 pgs.

Total - 2594

March

18. *Invisible Monsters By Chuck Palahniuk 302 pgs.
19. * & Sons By David Gilbert 434 pgs.
20. * Lady Catherine, the Earl and the Real Downton Abby By Fiona Carnarvon 368 pgs.
21. # The Scar By China Mieville 578 pgs.
22. * The Gargoyle By Andrew Davidson 465 pgs.
23. # The Life Changing Magic Of Tidying Up By Marie Kondo 224 pgs.
24. The Revenant By Michael Punke 272 pgs.
25. # Ross Poldark By Winston Graham 368 pgs.
26. City On Fire By Garth Risk Halberg 911 pgs.
27. 11/22/63 By Stephen King 842 pgs.

Total - 4764

April

28. *Brisinger By Christopher Paolini 748 pgs.
29. #Library of Souls By Ransom Riggs 458 pgs.
30. *The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry By Rachel Joyce 320 pgs.
31. #The North Water By Ian McGuire 272 pgs.
32. *The Bizaar of Bad Dreams By Stephen King 495 pgs.
33. Pride & Prejudice & Zombies By Seth Grahame-Smith 319 pgs.

Total - 2612

May

34. Spark Joy By Marie Kondo 291 pgs.
35. * After Alice By Gregory MaGuire 288 pgs.
36. The Sleeper and the Spindle By Neil Gaiman 69 pgs.
37. * The Husband's Secret By Liane Moriarty 396 pgs.
38. * It's A Long Story: My Life By Willie Nelson 400 pgs.
39. The Kiss By Kathryn Harrison 207 pgs.
40. Night Shift By Charlaine Harris 308 pgs.

Total - 1959

June

41. #The Girl In The Red Coat By Kate Hamer 384 pgs.
42. * The All-Girls Filling Station's Last Reunion By Fannie Flagg 347 pgs.
43. * Bossypants By Tina Fey 272 pgs.
44. Sex In The Sea By Marah J. Hardt 288 pgs.

Total - 1291

July

45. # The Queen of the Night By Alexander Chee 561 pgs.

Total - 561

August

46. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child By J.K Rowling 343 pgs.
47. * Voyager By Diana Gabaldon 870 pgs.
48. The City Of Mirrors By Justin Cronin 602 pgs.

Total - 1815

September

49. Blankets By Craig Thompson 592 pgs.
50. Saving Alex By Alex Cooper 256 pgs.
51. # The Summer Before The War By Helen Simonson 496 pgs.
52. * Lab Girl By Hope Jahren 290 pgs.
53. # The Widow By Fiona Barton 324 pgs.
54. * Lust and Wonder By Augusten Burroughs 306 pgs.
55. Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined By Stephanie Meyer 389 pgs.
56. Maryland in Black and White By Constance B. Schulz 192 pgs.

Total - 2845

October

57. *California By Edan Lepucki 393 pgs.
58. #An Ember in the Ashes By Sabaa Tahir 446 pgs.
59. #Fellside By M.R. Carey 496 pgs.
60. #The Fun Book For Christmas By Melina Bellows 96 pgs.
61. *Zombie Fallout 3 By Mark Tufo 355 pgs.
62. Kraken By China Mieville 509 pgs.

Total - 2295

November

63. # Giving Thanks By Katherine Paterson 56 pgs.
64. # 101 Amazing Facts About Christmas By Jack Goldstein 28pgs.

Total - 84

December

65. The Mistletoe Inn By Richard Paul Evans 300pgs.
66. The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo By Amy Schumer 323 pgs.
67. The Alienist By Caleb Carr 498 pgs.
68. The Immortal Nicholas By Glenn Beck 336 pgs.


message 4: by Marnie (last edited Feb 26, 2016 07:54AM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments 100 Non-Fiction Books PBT Members Think You Should Read Before You Die

1. The Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown
2. Out of Africa By Isak Denisen
3. Being Mortal By Atul Gawande
4. The Boys of Summer By Roger Kahn
5. Endurance By Alfred Lansing
6. Mayflower By Nathaniel Philbrick
7. The Autobiography of Malcolm X By Alex Haley, Malcolm X
8. The Snow Leopard By Peter Matthiessen
9. Reading Lolita In Tehran By Azar Nafisi
10. 84 Charing Cross Road By Helene Hanff
11. The Black Count By Tom Reiss
12. The Girls Of Atomic City By Denise Kiernan
13. Roots By Alex Haley
14. John Adams By David McCullough
15. The Disappearing Spoon By Sam Kean


message 5: by Marnie (last edited Apr 07, 2016 06:06AM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Trim That TBR

1. Small Gods By Terry Prachett
2. Neverwhere By Neil Gaiman
3. Evil Secrets By Kathy Braidhill
4. Moo By Jane Smiley
5. Heaven Below By Joan Lehmann
6. Dog Stars By Peter Heller
7. Blind Assasin By Margaret Atwood
8. The Lost Symbol By Dan Brown
9. Bono : In Conversation With Michka Assayas By Bono
10. Widow Of The South By Robert Hicks
11. Loving Frank By Nancy Horan
12. The Palace By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Classics

1. Daughter of Fortune By Isabell Allende
2. The Grapes Of Wrath By John Steinbeck
3. Alias Grace By Margaret Atwood
4. Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
5. Sherlock Holmes By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
6. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow By Washington Irving
7. Amistad By David Pesci

Long Books

1. Threat From The Sea By Mel Odom
2. David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
3. Don't Know Much About The Bible By Kenneth C. Davis
4. Mary Chestnut's Civil War By Mary Boykin Miller Chestnut
5. Edgar Sawtelle By David Wroblewski
6. London By Edward Rutherford
7. Under The Dome By Steven King
8. Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitchell
9. The Witching Hour By Anne Rice
10. 11/22/63 By Stephen King


message 6: by Marnie (last edited Oct 13, 2016 07:05AM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Pick A Year Challenges

Last Year Leftovers

1. 11/22/63 By Stephen King
2. In One Person By John Irving
3. It's A Long Story My Life By Willie Nelson
4. Beauty's Kingdom By A.N. Roguelaure
5. Night Film By Marisha Pessl
6. Doctor Sleep By Stephen King
7. Inferno By Dan Brown
8. The Goldfinch By Donna Tartt
9. NOS4A2 By Joe Hill
10. The Museum Of Extraordinary Things By Alice Hoffman
11. Missoula By Jon Krakauer
12. 1001 Nights By Christopher Rice
13. Etta and Otto and Russell and James By Emma Hooper
19. The Sleeper and The Spindle By Neil Gaiman
21. Second Life By S.J. Watson
20. Thief's Magic By Traci Canavan

2016

1. The City Of Mirrors - Justin Cronin
2. Yellow Brick War - Danielle Paige
3. The Seeker - Stephenie Meyer
4. Sex In The Sea - Marah J. H
5. The North Water - Ian McGuire
6. The Girl In The Red Coat - Kate Hamer
7. The Widow - Fiona Barton
8. The Queen of the Night - Alexander Chee
9. Lust and Wonder - Augusten Burroughs
10. Fellside - M.R. Carey
11. The Summer Before The War - Helen Simonson
12. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child- J.K. Rowling
13. Night Shift - Charlaine Harris
14. Glory Over Everything By Kathleen Grissom
15. Two If By Sea By Jacquelyn Mitchard
16. The Children's Crusade By Ann Packer
17. Everyone Brave Is Forgiven By Chris Cleave
18. The Watchmaker of Filigree Street By Natasha Pulley
19. Maestra By L.S. Hilton
20. True Crimes A Family Album By Kathryn Harrison
21. Lab Girl By Hope Jahren
22. An Ember In the Ashes By Sahaa Tahir


message 7: by Marnie (last edited Oct 31, 2016 08:40AM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Long Book Challenge 500 Plus Pages

1. Threat From The Sea By Mel Odom
2. David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
3. A Clash Of Kings By George R. R. Martin
4. Mary Chestnut's Civil War By Mary Boykin Miller Chestnut
5. Les Miserables By Victor Hugo
6. Pillars Of The Earth By Ken Follett
8. Don Quixote By Miguel de Cervantes
9. The Scar By China Mieville
10. The Count Of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
11. 2666 By Robert Balano
12. The Children's Book By A.S. Byatt
13. London By Edward Rutherford
14. Anna Karenina By Leo Tolstoy
15. The Mists of Avalon By Marion Zimmer Bradley
16. The Hour I First Believed By Wally Lamb
17. Ulysses By James Joyce
18. Skippy Dies By Paul Murray
19. Under The Dome By Stephen King
20. The Blind Assassin By Margaret Atwood
21. 11/22/63 By Stephen King
22. Voyager By Diana Gabaldon
23. John Adams By David McCullough
24. Purity By Johnathan Franzen
25. Night Film By Marisha Pessl
26. War and Peace By Leo Tolstoy
27. The Invisible Bridge By Julie Orringer
28. City On Fire By Garth Risk Halberg
29. Brisinger By Christopher Paolini
30. Roots By Alex Haley
31. The Queen of the Night By Alexander Chee
32. The City Of Mirrors By Justin Cronin
33. Kraken By China Mieville


message 8: by Marnie (last edited Dec 28, 2016 12:54PM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Books That Are Movies/Shows

Atonement- Need To Watch
Under A Tuscan Sky
Revolutionary Road
Lovely Bones - Need to Watch
The World According To Garp
Terms Of Endearment
Les Miserables
East Of Eden
Grapes Of Wrath
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest - Need To Watch
The Reader - Need to Watch
The Rum Diary
Like Water For Chocolate
War Horse - Need to Watch
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo - Need To Watch
The Ender's Game - Need To Watch
The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Need to Watch
Tracks - Need To Watch
The Martian
The Secret Scripture
A Light Between Oceans
Far From The Maddening Crowd - Need To Watch
Child 44 - Need to Watch
True Story - Need to Watch
The Revenant - Watched
11/22/63 - HULU Need To Watch

Memoirs, Biographies, Autobiographies

Salinger
Manson
The End Of The World As We Know It
A Curious Man
Raising Cubby
Don't Tell Mummy
My Booky Wook
The Kiss
Living History
I am Ozzy
Extreme
Giving
Half Broke Horses
It's A Long Story
Lust And Wonder
Saving Alex
Lab Girl
The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo


message 9: by Marnie (last edited Oct 19, 2016 11:21AM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Books To Continue Series

Brisinger - Christopher Paolini
Inheritance - Christopher Paolini
Incubus Dreams - Laurell K. Hamilton
A Clash Of Kings - George R.R. Martin
The Chisellars - Brendan O'Carroll
Shadow of the Workhouse - Jennifer Worth
The People Of Sparks - Jeanne DuPrau
Glass - Ellen Hopkins
Palace Walk - Naguib Mahfouz
Night Pleasures - Sherrilyn Kenyon
Dewey's Nine Lives - Vicki Myron
A Caress of Twilight - Laurell K. Hamilton
The Year Of The Flood - Margaret Atwood
Nicolae - Tim LaHaye
The Scar - China Mieville
The Iron Council - China Mieville
Dawn - Elie Wiesel
The Palace - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown
The Good, The Bad, and The Undead - Kim Harrison
Arch Enemy - Frank Beddor
A Lion Among Men - Gregory Mcguire
Shadow Kiss - Richelle Mead
Bring Up The Bodies - Hilary Mantel
Voyager - Diana Gabaldon
Drums of Autumn - Diana Gabaldon
The Night Eternal By Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan
Zombie Fallout 3 By Mark Tufo
Zombie Fallout 3.5 By Mark Tufo
Demelza By Winston Graham
Library of Souls By Ransom Riggs
Night Shift By Charlaine Harris
The City Of Mirrors By Justin Cronin
A Torch Against The Night By Sabaa Tahir


message 10: by Marnie (last edited Feb 25, 2016 05:46PM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments 1001 Books

Kafka On The Shore By Haruki Murakami
Birdsong By Sebastian Faulks
The Blind Assassin By Margaret Atwood
Alias Grace By Margaret Atwood
House Of Leaves By Mark Z. Danielewski
Cryptonomicon By Neal Stephenson
Infinite Jest By David Foster Wallace
A Fine Balance By Rohinton Mistry
Birdsong By Sebastian Faulks
The Virgin Suicides By Jeffrey Eugenides
The Wasp Factory By Iain Banks
The World According To Garp By John Irving
Beloved By Toni Morrison
Wild Sargassa Sea By Jean Rhys
On The Road By Jack Kerouac
The Lord Of The Rings By J.R.R. Tolkein
The Story Of O By Pauline Reage
The Adventures Of Augie March By Saul Bellow
Middlemarch By George Elliot
Foundation By Isaac Asimov
Invisible Man By Ralph Ellison
Gormenghast By Mervyn Peake
I, Robot By Isaac Asimov
On Human Bondage By William Somerset Magham
What Maisie Knew By Henry James
Crime And Punishment By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Anna Karenina By Leo Tolstoy
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Les Miserables By Victor Hugo
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Walden By Henry David Thoreau
The Count Of Monte Cristo By Alexander Dumas
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Don Quixote By Cervantes
God Bless You Mr. Rosewater By Kurt Vonnegut
Tipping The Velvet By Sarah Waters
Far From the Maddening Crowd By Thomas Hardy


message 11: by Marnie (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Jumbled Musings To Myself - So I Won't Forget

Kean
Faulkner
Follett
Yarboro
Horwitz
Rutherford
Tolstoy
Zimmerman
Zafron
Slammerkin
City At The End of Time
The People Who Eat Darkness
The Son - Will be AMC Series - read last year keeping on to remember
Oryx and Crake - Will be on HBO - read last year
The Alchemist


message 12: by Marnie (last edited Aug 17, 2016 01:36PM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Birth of a Reader Challenge

1972 -
1973 -
1974 -
1975 -
1975 -
1977 -
1978 -
1979 -
1980 -
1981 -
1982 -
1983 -
1984 -
1985 -
1986 - Maus I By Art Speigleman 2015
1987 -
1988 -
1989 - Geek Love By Katherine Dunn 2015
1990 -
1991 - Maus II By Art Speigleman 2015
1992 - Dragon Fly In Amber By Diana Gabaldon
1993 - Voyager By Diana Gabaldon
1994 -
1995 -
1996 - The Christmas Letter By Lee Smith 2015
1997 - Guns, Germs and Steel By Jared Diamond 2015
1998 - Tipping The Velvet By Sarah Waters 2016
1999 -
2000 - The Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon 2015
2001 -
2002 -
2003 - Set This House In Order By Matt Ruff 2015
2004 - Eventide By Kent Haruf 2015
2005 - The History Of Love By Nicole Krauss 2015
2006 -
2007 -
2008 - Paper Towns By John Green 2015
2009 - The Monuments Men By Robert M. Edsel 2015
2010 - Will Grayson, Will Grayson By John Green and David Levithan 2015
2011 - The Martian By Andy Weir 2015
2012 - The Chaperone By Laura Moriarty 2015
2013 - Shakespeare Saved My Life By Laura Bates 2015
2014 - The Girl With All the Gifts By M.R. Carey 2015
2015 - At The Water's Edge By Sara Gruen 2015
2016 - The North Water By Ian McGuire 2016


message 13: by Marnie (last edited Sep 26, 2016 12:02PM) (new)

Marnie (marniegoodrich) | 106 comments Shelfagories

1. A Book With More Than 750 Pages - City On Fire By Garth Risk Halberg
2. A Classic Romance
3. A Book That Became A Movie/TV Show - 84 Charing Cross Road By Helene Hanff
4. A Book Published This Year -The North Water By Ian McGuire
5. A Book Published By Someone Under 30 - Brisinger By Christopher Paolini
6. A Book Based Entirely On Its Cover
7. A Mystery or a Thriller - Second Life By S.J. Watson
8. A Book of Short Stories - The Bizaar of Bad Dreams By Stephen King
9. A Non-fiction Book - Being Mortal By Atul Gawande
10. A Popular Authors First Book - Tipping The Velvet By Sarah Waters
11. A Book That Won The Publitzer Prize After 2000
12. A Book More Than 100 Years Old - Far From the Maddening Crowd By Thomas Hardy
13. A Book Set Somewhere You Want To Visit Ross Poldark By Winston Graham
14. A Book Set In The Future
15. A Book With Magic - The Night Shift By Charlaine Harris
16. A Book You Own But Have Never Read - The Disappearing Spoon By Sam Kean
17. A Book That Takes Place In Your Hometown - Maryland in Black and White By Constance B. Schulz
18. A Book Written By An Author With Your Initials
19. A Play - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child By J.K. Rowling
20. A Collection Of Short Stories
21. A Microhistory
22. A Translated Book
23. A Book Published By An Indie Press
24. A Book By/About an Indigenous Culture
25. A Graphic Novel - The Sleeper and The Spindle By Neil Gaiman
26. A Book Published the Year You Were Born
27. A Book With Non-Human Characters - Dorothy Must Die: Stories By Danielle Paige
28. A Book That Scares You - The Night Eternal By Guillermo Del Toro


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