999 Challenge

The 999 Challenge is hosted by a group on LibraryThing.  The goal is to read 9 books from 9 categories, for a total of 81 books.  To make this challenge even harder, try to complete it by 09-09-09.  You pick the books and categories.  Sign-ups are here.  The blog can be found here.

My categories:

Audio books

  1. Princess Mia by Meg Cabot [review]
  2. Shopaholic & Baby by Sophie Kinsella [review]
  3. Grace by Richard Paul Evans [review]
  4. Bras & Broomsticks by Sarah Mlynowski [review]
  5. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
  6. 16 Lighthouse Road by Debbie Macomber
  7. 204 Rosewood Lane by Debbie Macomber [review]
  8. 311 Pelican Court by Debbie Macomber [review]
  9. 44 Cranberry Point by Debbie Macomber [review]

Authors’ 2nds

  1. Flawless by Sara Shepard [review]
  2. Extracurricular Activities by Maggie Barbieri [review]
  3. True Colors by Kristin Hannah [review]
  4. Invitation Only by Kate Brian [review]
  5. Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott [review]
  6. Preaching to the Corpse by Roberta Isleib [review]
  7. Dune Road by Jane Green [review]
  8. Just Listen by Sarah Dessen [review]
  9. After You by Julie Buxbaum [review]

Children’s Fiction

  1. 100th Day Worries by Margery Cuyler
  2. Lizzy’s Ups and Downs by Jessica Harper
  3. And to Think That I Saw it on Mulbery Street by Dr. Seuss
  4. Happy Birthday to You by Dr. Seuss
  5. Can You Get an F in Lunch? by Nancy Krulik
  6. Madame President by Nancy Krulik
  7. I Heard a Rumor by Nancy Krulik
  8. The New Girl by Nancy Krulik
  9. Moving Day by Meg Cabot


  1. Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult [review]
  2. The Lost Recipe for Happiness by Barbara O’Neal [review]
  3. Holly’s Inbox by Holly Denham [review]

Cozy Mysteries

  1. Shoots to Kill by Kate Collins [review]
  2. Evil in Carnations by Kate Collins [review]
  3. Deadly Advice by Roberta Isleib [review]
  4. Asking for Murder by Roberta Isleib [review]
  5. Dial Emmy for Murder by Eileen Davidson [review]
  6. Hounding the Pavement by Judi McCoy [review]

My Purchased, Unread Books

  1. Move On, Move Up by Paula White [review]
  2. LoveHampton by Sherri Rifkin [review]
  3. City Dog by Alison Pace [review]
  4. Testimony by Anita Shreve
  5. I, Alex Cross by James Patterson [review]

NY Times Best Sellers

  1. Plum Spooky by Janet Evanovich [review]
  2. Run for Your Life by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge [review]
  3. Basketball Jones by E. Lynn Harris [review]
  4. While My Sister Sleeps by Barbara Delinsky [review]
  5. Still Life by Joy Fielding [review]
  6. Just Take My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark [review]
  7. Confessions by Kate Brian [review]
  8. Inner Circle by Kate Brian [review]
  9. The 8th Confession by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro [review]

Romantic Suspense

  1. I Can See You by Karen Rose [review]

Saw It On A Blog

  1. Time of My Life by Allison Winn Scotch [review]
  2. Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shepard [review]
  3. Life Without Summer by Lynne Griffin [review]
  4. Private by Kate Brian [review]
  5. Best Intentions by Emily Listfield [review]
  6. This Is What I want to Tell You by Heather Duffy Stone [review]
  7. Red Hot Lies by Laura Caldwell [review]
  8. Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott [review]
  9. Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler [review]