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message 1: by Melissa (last edited Feb 25, 2009 03:45AM) (new)

Melissa (melitious) Let's see . . . I'm new here and have also just started another book challenge. But, this place seems like the best place to track how many books I've actually read this year:

1. Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
2. Plum Lovin' by Janet Evanovich
3. It's Not News, It's Fark by Drew Curtis
4. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin
5. Ma! There's Nothing to Do Here! by Barbara Park
6. A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink
7. Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz
8. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
9. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
10. The Poo Bomb by Jeff Vogel
11. The Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine
12. What to Expect When You're Expecting by Heidi Murkoff
13. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
14. 1st to Die by James Patterson
15. 2nd Chance by James Patterson
16. 3rd to Degree by James Patterson
17. The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
18. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
19. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
20. Sundays at Tiffany's by James Patterson
21. The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
22. On Writing by Stephen King
23. I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
24. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
25. The Saggy Baggy Elephant by Kathryn Jackson
26. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
27. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
28. Saving Faith by David Baldacci
29. The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.
30. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer

Don't know if I will actually hit 100, but we shall see. I'm on a roll currently.

message 2: by Melissa (new)

Melissa (melitious) I forgot these couple of books:
31. That's a Fact, Jack!
32. Eat This, Not That

message 3: by Melissa (last edited Sep 19, 2008 05:45PM) (new)

Melissa (melitious) I just remembered a few other children's books that I read, as well.

33. The Pokey Little Puppy
34. The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss
35. Goodnight Moon
36. Eyes, Nose, Fingers & Toes
37. It's Bedtime, Wibbly Pig
38. Pat the Bunny
39. Belly Button Book by Sandra Boynton

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Melissa (melitious) 40. Your Baby's First Year by the American Academy of Pediatrics

message 5: by Melissa (last edited Sep 19, 2008 06:01PM) (new)

Melissa (melitious) And, could I count cookbooks on this? If I read them honestly from cover to cover, which I have a tendency to do? If so,

41. Classic 30-Minute Meals: The All Occasion Cookbook
42. 500 Five Ingredient Recipes
43. Rachael Ray: Just in Time: All-New 30-Minutes Meals, plus Super-Fast 15-Minute Meals and Slow It Down 60-Minute Meals

message 6: by Kristen (last edited Sep 20, 2008 06:20AM) (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) I've been counting the ones that I sit down and read cover to cover.

Glad other people read them that way too!

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Melissa (melitious) Kristen, I'm glad to see that we're not alone. I'm sure I've read a ton more cookbooks than those three this year, but I can't think of anymore off the top of my head.

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Melissa (melitious) 44. Baby Laughs

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Melissa (melitious) 45. Quiet LOUD
46. Bubbles, Bubbles
(both children's books)

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Melissa (melitious) 47. It's Not Easy Being Green
48. Baby Beatitudes

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Melissa (melitious) 49. Out of Sync by Lance Bass

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Melissa (melitious) 50. Sam Tells Tales (sort of, lol)

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Melissa (melitious) 51. Kids' Letters to Harry Potter (this book was just creepy)
52. Congressional Club Cookbook (I love all the fun presidential trivia they threw around there and some of the recipes actually sound really good)

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Melissa (melitious) 53. The Happiest Baby on the Block

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Melissa (melitious) 54. Curse of the Spellmans

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Melissa (melitious) 55. Cars: Let's Cruise (4 book set) -- Chris's favorite character seems to be Doc Hudson

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Melissa (melitious) 56. The Frog Princess by E.D. Baker

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Melissa (melitious) 57. Love is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield

message 19: by Melissa (last edited Oct 15, 2008 04:59PM) (new)

Melissa (melitious) 58. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell

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Melissa (melitious) 59. What's a Ghoul to Do? by Victoria Laurie

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Melissa (melitious) 60. Piko Panda Learns Colors
61. Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?

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Melissa (melitious) 62. Like Water for Chocolate

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Melissa (melitious) 63. Demons Are a Ghoul's Best Friend

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Melissa (melitious) 64. 4th of July

message 25: by Melissa (last edited Nov 04, 2008 05:00AM) (new)

Melissa (melitious) 65. Dragon's Breath by E.D. Baker

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Melissa (melitious) 66. The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory

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Melissa (melitious) 67. The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts

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Melissa (melitious) 68. A Dirty Job
69. Pirates Don't Change Diapers

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Melissa (melitious) 70. A Great and Terrible Beauty

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Melissa (melitious) 71. A Christmas Carol

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Melissa (melitious) 72. Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our Recent History

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Melissa (melitious) 73. Rebel Angels

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Melissa (melitious) 74. Steve & Me

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