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message 1: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem I will go for 50 books this year (hope for more):
1 book to read together (i hope I can follow this)
3 books with theme each month, but of course the theme is flexible to change.

books with title contain below words
... The Book of...

Paulo Coelho
Mitch Albom

Fantasy fiction, meet the afrit and dragon rider

Indonesian books

Classic novel


Well, these are all the theme I can think about at this moment right untill June.

I'm ready! and again, reading should be fun !!
ha..ha.. ;p

message 2: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem Book 1 : Lelana by Anjar

message 3: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem Book 2 : The Book of Lost Things - John Connolly

message 4: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem Book 3 : Ronggeng Dukuh Paruk - Ahmad Tohari

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Arinamidalem Book 4:
Argenteuil hidup memisahkan diri by Nh. Dini
I read at night for few hours, next day met the author and got the book signed !!

Book 5 :
TheBook Thief by Markus Zusac
it took 01 month to finish this book.

I should read 8 books by now, but I can only do 5.
reading fast is really not my thing.. I need to experience the joy of reading..let my imagination go part of the parallel world through that story printed on the books ;p

message 6: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem 1st of Mar

Book 6: The Valkyries by Paulo Coelho

Book 7 : Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

message 7: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem 3rd of March / Book 8 :
Jalan Menikung - Para Priyayi 2 by Pramoedya Ananta Toer

message 8: by miaaa (new)

miaaa ari, what about the four pram's books that we bought together? we need to read them soon! hehe

message 9: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem need strong will to start that dear.. you may go first.. ;)
go ahead miaa.. start to read it.. I am supporting you.. he..he ;D
*keterlaluan .. dari March baru liat*

message 10: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem Book 9 : That Same Flower - Jostein Gaarder
Finish reading 7th of Apr.

fearless female vs the bishop ..

message 11: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem Book 10: Centhini - Kekasih yang Tersembunyi by Elizabeth D. Inandiak

Book 11: Prajurit Perempuan Jawa by Ann Kumar

Book 12: Babad Tanah Jawi

Book 13: Uppity Women of Medieval Time by Viki Leon

13books so far? not bad lhaa.. ;D

message 12: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem Book 14 : Daily Life in Ancient Rome by Jerome Carpocino

Book 15 :Sexuality by Anna Quesada

still 45 books to read in a 7 months time.. ehm ;)

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Arinamidalem Book 16 : Imperium by Robert Harris

Book 17 : The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

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Arinamidalem Book 18: Blindness - Jose Saramago

Book 19: Eleven Minutes - Paulo Coelho

Book 20: Lies at The Altar - Robin L. Smith

Book 21: Mantra Orang Jawa - Sapardi Djoko Damono
*Old Javanese Spell*

still some 29 books to go this year.. ;)

message 15: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem Book 22: Brida - Paulo Coelho

Book 23: Olenka - Budi Darma

Book 24 : 30 hari Menjadi Murid Annaku - Mel

I am half to my target this year.. sooo happy ;D

message 16: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem Book 25 : The Road - Cormac McCarthy

Book 26 : Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck

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Arinamidalem Book 27 : Coraline - Neil Gaiman
read both - novel and graphic novel

message 18: by Arinamidalem (last edited Oct 25, 2009 06:28AM) (new)

Arinamidalem 28 Of Mice and Man - John Steinbeck
29 The Road - Cormac McCarthy
30 A Woman of No Importance - Oscar Wilde
31 Totto-chan: The Little Girl at The Windo - Tetsuko Kuroyanagi
32 Profil Etnik Jakarta - Lance Castles
33 Orang Cina,Bandar tol,Candu dan Perang Jawa - Peter Carey
34 Sejarah Para Pembesar Mengatur Batavia - Mona Lohanda
35 Of Love and Other Demons - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
36 Life is Elsewhere - Milan Kundera
37 No One Writes to The Colonel (Picador Books) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

13 more books to complete 2009 book challenge!!

message 19: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem 38 Catatan Hati Krisdayanti, My life, My Secret - Endah Alberthiene
39 Seribu Kunang-Kunang di Manhattan - Umar Kayam
40 Perahu Kertas - Dee
41 Matilda - Roald Dahl
42 Dead Poets Society - N.H. Kleinbaum (Bahasa Version)

another 8 books to go.. semangat!! semangat!!!!

message 20: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem 43 Rangda Ing Jirah - Cok Sawitri
44 Arok Dedes - Pramoedya Ananta Toer
45 Who's Who Tudor in England - C.R.N. Routh

lima lagee...

message 21: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem 46 Dua Ibu - Arswendo Atmowiloto
47 Divortiare - Ika Natassa
48 Riwayat Pandawa - Teguh Santosa
49 Rumah Bambu - Y.B. Mangunwijaya

50 .. ??

another 01 book to complete target 50 books ;)

message 22: by Arinamidalem (new)

Arinamidalem 50 Panggil Aku Kartini Saja - Pramoedya Ananta Tour
done 50!!

51 Changeling - Gail Merritt

more books??
time for fantasyland.... ;)

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