Thursday, January 1, 2009

TBR (To Be Read) 2009 Challenge


I am going to do my 1st challenge! I have a HUGE TBR pile, so I figured this challenge was perfect for me. Here is my list...


1. Forever Lily by Beth Nonte Russell *read 2/24/2009
2. Sweetheart by Chelsea Cain *read 2/16/09
3. Eclipse by Richard North Patterson *didn't read 2/27/09
4. Confessions of a Contractor by Richard Murphy *read 3/2/2009
5. The Smart One and the Pretty One by Claire LaZebnik *read 2/22/09
6. Time of My Life by Allison Winn Scotch *read 3/14/09
7. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicky Myron*read 2/23/09
8. The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry *read 4/20/2009
9. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows *read 2/4/09
10. Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay ***reading
11. The Geography of Love by Glenda Burgess *read 3/17/09
12. Death Walked In by Carolyn Hart *read 1/10/09
Alternates...
1. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
2. When Will There be Good News? by Kate Atkinson *didn't read 2/19/09
3. Testimony by Anita Shreve
4. Irraplaceable by Stephen Lovely *read 1/27/09
5. The Believers by Zoe Heller
6. The Queen of Sleepy Eye by Patti Hill

The rules:
* the challenge is to read 12 TBR books in 12 months -- you can read those all in one month if you want, or one a month, or however you wanna do it.
* you need to have a list posted somewhere for others to see (even if it's in a comment here)
* you CANNOT change your list after January 1st, 2009!!!
* you can create an Alternates list of MAXIMUM 12 books, if you want, in order to have options to choose from (you can read these in place of books on your original list).
* audiobooks and e-books ARE allowed
* re-reads are NOT allowed, as they aren't TRUE "TBRs"
* you CAN overlap with other challenges

2 comments:

Literary Feline said...

What a great list, Julie! I'm all signed up for this one too. :-) Good luck!

Dar said...

Good luck with your challenge Julie. You have some great selections there. I think I signed on for too many but we'll see. lol.