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message 1: by southpaw285 (last edited Sep 14, 2010 09:56AM) (new)

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Duration: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

1. Sybil by Flora Rheta Schreiber 01.13.10
2. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 03.13.10
3. July's People by Nadine Gordimer 01.15.10
4. Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay 05.20.10
5. Inner Harbor by Nora Roberts 01.13.10
6. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 06.29.10
7. Arabella by Georgette Heyer 01.30.10
8. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 05.13.10
9. Chesapeake Blue by Nora Roberts 05.21.10
10. Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich 05.25.10
11. B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton 05.25.10
12. Glory in Death by J.D. Robb 05.27.10
13. Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward 06.02.10
14. Amsterdam by Ian McEwan 06.03.10
15. I Am Third by Gale Sayers 06.05.10
16. The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson 06.09.10
17. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë 06.14.10
18. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova 06.19.10
19. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle 06.22.10
20. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón 06.28.10
21. A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton 06.30.10
22. The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón 07.17.10
23. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 07.21.10
24. Queen Isabella by Alison Weir 07.21.10
25. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster 07.22.10
26. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath 07.31.10
27. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield 08.01.10
28. Tempt Me at Twilight by Lisa Kleypas 08.04.10
29. The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles 08.13.10
30. Grace Under Pressure by Melissa Schroeder 08.16.10
31. Nefertiti by Michelle Moran 08.17.10
32. Summer by Edith Wharton 08.18.10
33. 2000 Kisses by Christina Skye 08.19.10
34. Aldous Huxley: A Biography by Sybille Bedford 08.20.10
35. Unraveled by Jaci Burton 08.20.10
36. Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas 08.20.10
37.A Caribbean Mystery by Agatha Christie 08.22.10
38. My Sergei: A Love Story by Ekaterina Gordeeva 08.23.10
39. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 08.25.10
40. Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale 08.26.10
41. 8 Sandpiper Way by Debbie Macomber 09.01.10
42. Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh 09.03.10
43. Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn 09.05.10
44. A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute 09.06.10
45. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden 09.07.10

***See Message #16 for continuation***


message 2: by Storm (new)

Storm (StormGerlock) Wow, that counter thing is really cool!


message 3: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 Thank you, Rose.

You can go to www.tickerfactory.com and create one. It's free and they have lots of cute ones. If you have trouble with it, I can email the instructions to you. Just let me know.


message 4: by Storm (new)

Storm (StormGerlock) Thanks I'll take a look.


message 5: by Kara (new)

Kara Griffin (brollachan23) Love the ticker idea.


message 6: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 Hi Kara....they are just soooo cute. Did you add one?


message 7: by Kara (new)

Kara Griffin (brollachan23) I did! =)


message 8: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 Just finished Sybil... a very fascinating read.


message 9: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 I just finished July's People by Nadine Gordimer. It is a very interesting story about couple escaping with their servant, July to his village in order to survive the war. A bit choppy, but an interesting read.


message 10: by Klehmenteen (new)

Klehmenteen (Kanni) | 31 comments Definitely went to the website and was alarmed by the ovulation counter... O.O

P.S.
Thanks for not commenting on my list, ROSE.


message 11: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 Just finished Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. It was a wonderful book. Very sad, intense, but very good.


message 12: by southpaw285 (last edited Jun 03, 2010 02:41PM) (new)

southpaw285 Okay, so I just finished Amsterdam by Ian McEwan. It just wasn't that good for me.

It started out great, but then seemed to wander in different directions. While I can appreciate that to a certain extent, I just didn't get it here.

2 Stars


message 13: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 I just finsihed I Am Third (TV tie-in): The Inspiration for Brian's Song by Gale Sayers...a really good read.

I watched the movie, "Brian Song" back in the late '70's and like many others of that time, was very moved by the relationship between Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo.

4 Stars


message 14: by southpaw285 (new)

southpaw285 Just finished Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, and what an amazing story! I have no idea how I've made it all these years without reading such a wonderful book.


message 15: by southpaw285 (last edited Jul 21, 2010 03:54PM) (new)

southpaw285 I just finished Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England by Alison Weir. I enjoyed the book tremendously. It was a 5 star rating for me. That is not to be taken as an indication that I understood or agreed with Isabella...neither did I understand or agree with King Edward II. However, I do find both individuals very fascinating, and I enjoyed this author's perspective.


message 16: by southpaw285 (last edited Nov 22, 2010 07:59AM) (new)

southpaw285


Duration: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

Part II

46. The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom 09.10.10
47. Sugar Daddy by Lisa Kleypas 09.11.10
48. Beauty by Robin McKinley 09.13.10
49. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer 09.14.10
50. The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent 09.15.10
51. Tempted All Night by Liz Carlyle 09.17.10
52. Exposing the Executive’s Secrets by Emilie Rose 09.18.10
53. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes 09.18.10
54. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 09.20.10
55. 50 Harbor Street by Debbie Macomber 09.22.10
56. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde 09.23.10
57. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 09.24.10
58. Little Bee by Chris Cleave 09.26.10
59. The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger 09.29.10
60. Into the Dark by Cindy Gerard 09.30.10
61. Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger 10.01.10
62. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 10.02.10
63. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood 10.04.10
64. Always a Scoundrel by Suzanne Enoch 10.08.10
65. One Night for Love by Mary Balogh 10.10.10
66. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett 10.10.10
67. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd 10.12.10
68. Dear John by Nicholas Sparks 10.13.10
69. What I Did for Love by Susan Elizabeth Phillips 10.14.10
70. Persuasion by Jane Austen 10.16.10
71. Winter Roses by Diana Palmer 10.17.10
72. Sliding into Home by Joanne Rock 10.18.10
73. Becoming Jane Austen by Jon Spence 10.18.10
74. The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje 10.20.10
75. Jane Austen: A Life by Claire Tomalin 10.21.10
76. One Little Sin by Liz Carlyle 10.23.10
77. Executive Seduction by Kristi Gold 10.26.10
78. One Reckless Summer by Toni Blake 10.27.10
79. Watch Over Me by Lucy Monroe 10.29.10
80. New York by Edward Rutherfurd 10.29.10
81. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls 10.31.10
82. The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir 11.02.10
83. All the President's Men by Carl Bernstein 11.02.10
84. It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas 11.03.10
85. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller 11.04.10
86. Back in Black by Lori Foster 11.05.10
87. The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig 11.06.10
88. Wicked All Day by Liz Carlyle 11.07.10
89. Instant Temptation by Jill Shalvis 11.08.10
90. C is for Corpse by Sue Grafton 11.09.10
91. Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas 11.10.10
92. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton 11.11.10
93. A Summer to Remember by Mary Balogh 11.12.10
94. Mackenzie's Magic by Linda Howard 11.13.10
95. Two Little Lies by Liz Carlyle 11.14.10
96. Head Over Heels by Susan Andersen 11.15.10
97. London's Perfect Scoundrel by Suzanne Enoch 11.16.10
98. Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther 11.16.10
99. Scandal in Spring by Lisa Kleypas 11.18.10
100. Juliet by Anne Fortier 11.19.10

**********Challenge Completed 11/19/10**********


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