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message 1: by Jess (last edited May 20, 2012 08:14AM) (new)

Jess B | 11 comments My goal: 50 books for the year

1/50- Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson (370 pgs)
2/50- Watership Down by Richard Adams (1/5 Classics) (476 pgs)
3/50- Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stakeshouse #5) by Charlaine Harris (304 pgs)
4/50- Feast of Fools (Morganville Vampires #4) (257 pgs)
5/50- Veneer by Daniel Verastiqui (307 pgs)
6/50- Rumpel by Eileen Cruz Coleman
7/50- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (388 pgs)
8/50- 11/22/63 by Stephen King (849 pgs)
9/50- The Last Bookstore in America by Amy Stewart (271 pgs)
10/50- The Gunslinger (Dark Tower #1) by Stephen King (300 pgs)
11/50- We Bought a Zoo by Benjamin Mee (272 pgs)
12/50- 1984 by George Orwell (268 pgs)
13/50- Cry of the Leopard by Alan Steinberg (242 pgs)
14/50- One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
15/50-Out of Sync: A Memoir by Lance Bass
16/50-Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates
17/50-Lord of Misrule
18/50-Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
19/50-The Lucky One
20/50-Nights In Rodanthe
21/50-Catching Fire

message 2: by Jess (last edited May 20, 2012 08:18AM) (new)

Jess B | 11 comments Year-long I Spy Challenge (3/25 complete)

1. Color: don't forget the good ones like crimson & indigo

2. Number: One for the Money

3. Things That Grow: flower, tree, rose, orchid, garden, lily, forest, seed, thorn, ivy

4. 4 Seasons: spring, summer, fall, autumn, winter

5. First Name: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

6. Places: Nights In Rodanthe

7. Body Part: heart, eye, hand, bone, skin, mind, foot

8. Weapon: knife, sword, arrow, dart, poison, blade, razor

9. Body of Water: sea, ocean, river, lake, pond, bayou

10. Form of Water: ice, fog, rain, snow, water, mist

11. Product of Fire:Catching Fire

12. Heavenly Body: sun, moon, star

13. Architecture: The Last Bookstore In America

14. 5 Senses: sight, sound, touch, scent, taste

15. Royal Title: Lord of Misrule

16. Family Member: brother, daughter, mother

17. 4 Elements: fire, earth, air/wind, water

18. Time of Day: morning, noon, night, evening, midnight, twilight, dusk, dawn

19. Metal: gold, silver, bronze, iron, steel

20. Emotion/Feeling: love, hate, pride, passion, desire, fear, envy

21. Animal/Insect: Cry of the Leopard

22. Something to Read: book, tale, story

23. Gender Identifier: boy, girl, man, woman, wife, husband, lady

24. Paranormal Being: Zombie

25. Occupation: doctor, detective, assassin

message 3: by Jess (last edited May 27, 2012 04:56AM) (new)

Jess B | 11 comments Listopia Challenge

Best Science Fiction Books:

Challenge: Read five books from this list

1.Catching Fire


Best Books of the 20th Century::

Challenge: Complete the top five

1.The Catcher in the Rye
2.1984 ~FINISHED~
3.The Fellowship of the Ring (the listing is actually for the trilogy but I'll start by trying the first).
4.The Great Gatsby (This will be a re-read)


The Book was better than the movie:

Challenge: Complete the top 10

1.Memoirs of a Geisha


Best Books of the Decade: 2000s:

Challenge: Read at least 3 from this list

1.The Hunger Games ~5 stars~


Total read: 3/15

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