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message 1: by Kristen (last edited Sep 11, 2009 10:19PM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Goal - To read 100 books in 2009. Also considering the Alphabet Challenge just for the fun of it

Title Challenge
A - [Book: Anna Karenina]
B - [Book: Broken Angel]
C - [Book: A Clockwork Orange]
D - [Book: Dragon]
E - [Book: Epic of Gilgamesh]
F - [Book: Feet of Clay]
G - [Book: Glimpses of the Moon]
H - House of Seven Gables
I - Interesting Times
J - [Book: Jake's Wake]
K - [Book: Kidnapped]
L - [Book: The Last Hero]
M - [Book: Men at Arms]
N - [Book: The New Arabian Nights]
O - [Book: Oliver Twist]
P - [Book: Pride and Prejudice]
R - [Book: Red Dragon Codex]
S - [Book: Soultaker]
T - [Book: Traumatized]
U - [Book: Urban Gothic]
V - [Book: Vilette]
W - [Book: War and Peace]
Z - [Book: Zombie Queen of Newberry High]

Author Challenge:
A - [Author: Douglas Adams]
B - [Author: Sigmund Brouwer]
C - [Author: Clive Cussler]
D - [Author: Charles Dickens]
E - [Author: George Elliot]
G - [Author: Cody Goodfellow]
H - [Author: Nathanial Hawthorn]
J - [Author: Hetry James]
K - [Author: Brian Keene]
L - [Author: HP Lovecraft]
M - [Author: William Meikle]
P - [Author: Terry Pratchett]
R - [Author: Gord Rollo]
S - [Author: Wayne Simmons]
T - [Author: Leo Tolstoy]
W - [Author: Edith Wharton]

message 2: by Kristen (last edited Jan 09, 2009 10:21AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Read so far since January 1, 2009:
1) Dragon
2) Jake's Wake
3) Broken Angel
4) The Epic of Gilgamesh
5) Drop Dead Gorgeous

message 3: by Kristen (last edited Jan 14, 2009 05:38PM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Week 2
6) [Book: Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency]
7) [Book: House of Seven Gables]
8) [Book: A Clockwork Orange]

message 4: by Kristen (last edited Jan 26, 2009 08:32AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Week 3 - Been a busy week... no time to read
9) [Book: Castaways] by [Author: Brian Keene]
10) [Book: War and Peace] by [Author: Leo Tolstoy]
11) [Book: Coreline] by [Author: Neil Gaiman]

message 5: by Kristen (last edited Feb 01, 2009 06:59PM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Week 4
12) [Book: Traumatized] by [Author: Alexander S. Brown]
13) Interesting Times by [Author: Terry Pratchett]
14) The Chair by Alexander S. Brown (though I hate to count this one)

message 6: by Kristen (last edited Feb 03, 2009 10:40AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 15) Oliver Twist by [Author: Charles Dickens]
16) [Book: Everything You Pretend to Know and are Afraid Someone will Ask] by [Author: Lynette Padwa]

message 7: by [deleted user] (new)

Wow - you read War and Peace in one week plus 2 other books and that was a busy week? Nice!

message 8: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Jeremy wrote: "Wow - you read War and Peace in one week plus 2 other books and that was a busy week? Nice!"

I actually started War and Peace in Dec, that's just the week I finished it. Took around 3 weeks I think... maybe 4.

message 9: by Kristen (last edited Feb 17, 2009 06:37AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Week 6
17) Soultaker by Bryan Smith
18) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
19) Summer by Edith Wharton
20) The Sirens by [Author: William Meikle]

message 10: by Kristen (last edited Feb 21, 2009 08:35PM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Week 7
21) Men at Arms by [Author: Terry Pratchett] Audio book format on the way back from Florida
22) The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by [Author: HP Lovecraft]
23) [Book: Crimson] by [Author: Gord Rollo]
24) [Book: The Last Hero] by [Author: Terry Pratchett]

message 11: by [deleted user] (new)

How was the Pratchett? I really liked the few I have read by him but even though I have a few more titles I for some reason keep pushing him back in the queue.

message 12: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) I love 90% of Pratchett's books that I have read... I really enjoyed Men at Arms and since my whole family listened to it in the car, they all loved it. I still think Interesting Times was my favorite of all of them.

message 13: by [deleted user] (new)

I liked The Truth better than Interesting Times, but I liked them both. I have Thud!, Monstrous Regiment and Going Postal. Normally I would try to read a series in order but since I've already done it out of order I'll probably just go at random. It'll be like Pulp Fiction, I guess.

message 14: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) I enjoyed The Truth, but Since I had been following Rincewind and Cohen from the first book and really loved the Silver Hoard.

message 15: by Kristen (last edited Mar 02, 2009 11:41AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 25) [Book: Jane Eyre] by [Author: Charlotte Bronte]
26) [Book: Eden] by [Author: Tony Monchinski]

message 16: by Kristen (last edited Mar 09, 2009 05:31AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 27) [Book: Anna Karenina] by [Author: Leo Tolstoy]
28) [Book: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich] by [Author: Akelsandr I. Solzhentsyn]

message 17: by Kristen (last edited Mar 13, 2009 07:52PM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 29) [Book: The Age of Innocence] by [Author: Edith Wharton]
30) [Book: Dick Goes to the Bank] by [Author: George Larson]
31) [Book: House of Mirth] by [Author: Edith Wharton]
32) [Book: The Moneychangers] by [Author: Upton Sinclair]

message 18: by Kristen (last edited Apr 01, 2009 09:06AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) I've been Slacking!

33) [Book: Kidnapped] by [Author: Robert Louis Stevenson]
34) [Book: The New Arabian Nights] by [Author: Robert Louis Stevenson]
35) [Book: Jingo] by [Author: Terry Pratchett:]
36) [Book: Feet of Clay] by [Author: Terry Pratchett:]

message 19: by [deleted user] (new)

As in you "only" read 4 books in a couple of weeks or slacking on reporting them? I was wondering where you had been, but I see you've been reading some Pratchett. I'm lined up to read Thud!. It's 3rd up after my current read.

message 20: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) Jeremy wrote: "As in you "only" read 4 books in a couple of weeks or slacking on reporting them? I was wondering where you had been, but I see you've been reading some Pratchett. I'm lined up to read Thud!. It..."

I'd been down to one a week or less and I had forgotten all about putting them on here for over a month!

message 21: by Kristen (last edited Apr 09, 2009 08:12AM) (new)

message 22: by Kristen (last edited Apr 23, 2009 09:06PM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 40) Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
41) [Book: Silas Marner] by George Elliot
42) Pain Killers by Jerry Stahl
43) Illiad by Homer
44) Mirrormask by [Author: Neil Gaiman]

message 23: by Kristen (last edited Apr 30, 2009 07:08AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 45) The Machine by [Author: Upton Sinclair]
46) Succulent Prey by Wrath James White (Read this one in Jan and forgot to add it to the list)
47) The Monster Within Idea by R. Thomas Riley
48) Jane of Chelsea by J.J. Edwards

message 24: by Kristen (last edited May 01, 2009 10:15PM) (new)

message 25: by Kristen (last edited May 03, 2009 10:35AM) (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 51) Little Women
52) A Taste for Red by [Author: Lewis Harris]

message 26: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 53) Touchstone by Edith Wharton
54) Sacrifice by John Everson

message 28: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 62) Winning in Turbulent Times by Darrell Rigby
63) If Ignorance is Bliss, why aren't there more happy people by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson

message 29: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 64) Drood by Dan Simmons (Audio Book)
65) Tale of a Tub by Johnathan Swift
66) Brothers Karmazov by Fyodor Dosteovsky
Lady Killer, the Near assassination of Lee Kitchimoto by Vesper Strand

message 30: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 67) Bomb Shelter Romance - Patrick M Garry
68) The Terror - Simmons
69) Oroonoko - Aphra Behn
70) The Princess of Cleaves - Madam De Layayatte
71) 2001 - Arthur C Clarke
72) Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
73) Me Talk Pretty one day - David Sedaris
74) Gargantua and Pantagruel - Francois Rabelais
75) The Pilgrim's Progress - John bunyon
76) The Ambassadors - Henry James
77)Bare Bones #11 - Various
78) King Solomon's Mines - H Rider Haggards
79) The Green Dragon Codex - RD Henham

message 31: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 80 - Robinson Caruso
81 - The Zombie Queen of Newbury High
82 - The REd Dragon Codex
83 - The Curious Incident of the dog in the night time
84 - Emma
85 - Northanger Abbety
86 - Urban Gothic
87 - Agnes Grey

message 32: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 88 - Vilette by Charlotte Bronte

message 33: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 89 - Hard Times by Charles Dickens
90 - The Bone Factory by Nate Kenyon
91 - Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano
92 - Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky

message 34: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (ravenskya) 93) The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle vol 1

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