2010 Young Adult Challenge ~ Completed!

Another challenge completed!  Here’s what I read…

  1. Heartless – Sara Shepard
  2. Before I Fall – Lauren Oliver
  3. Scandal – Kate Brian
  4. Runaway – Meg Cabot
  5. Gimme a Call – Sarah Mlynowski
  6. The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner – Stephenie Meyer
  7. Forget You – Jennifer Echols
  8. Wanted – Sara Shepard
  9. Sweet Deceit – Kate Brian
  10. The Summer I Turned Pretty – Jenny Han
  11. Vanished – Kate Brian
  12. Pure Sin – Kate Brian
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Thriller & Suspense Challenge 2010 ~ Completed!

January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010
Goal: 12 books

Here’s a list of what I read for this challenge:

  1. Quick Study – Maggie Barbieri
  2. The Secret of the Old Clock – Carolyn Keene
  3. Worst Case – James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
  4. The Diva Runs Out of Thyme – Krista Davis
  5. The Bride Collector – Ted Dekker
  6. Caught – Harlan Coben
  7. The 9th Judgment – James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
  8. Don’t Blink – James Patterson & Howard Roughan
  9. Private – James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
  10. A Killer Plot – Ellery Adams
  11. The Quick and the Thread – Amanda Lee
  12. The Shadow of Your Smile – Mary Higgins Clark

Countdown Challenge ~ Not Finished

September 9, 2009 – October 10, 2010
Goal: 55 books

For the past two years, I’ve participated in this challenge and have yet to complete it!  Here’s what I did read:

2010

  1. Not My Daughter – Barbara Delinsky
  2. Heartless – Sara Shepard
  3. Worst Case – James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
  4. Before I Fall – Lauren Oliver
  5. The Bride Collector – Ted Dekker
  6. The Power to Prosper – Michelle Singletary
  7. Love in Mid Air – Kim Wright
  8. Scandal – Kate Brian
  9. Caught – Harlan Coben
  10. The Opposite of Me – Sarah Pekkanen

2009

  1. Dial Emmy for Murder by Eileen Davidson
  2. After You by Julie Buxbaum
  3. The Neighbor by Lisa Gardner
  4. Dying for Mercy by Mary Jane Clark
  5. Suspicion by Kate Brian
  6. Peaks and Valleys by Spencer Johnson, M.D.
  7. The Secret of Joy by Melissa Senate
  8. Hounding the Pavement by Judi McCoy
  9. I, Alex Cross by James Patterson

2008

  1. Moving Day by Meg Cabot
  2. The New Girl by Meg Cabot
  3. Testimony by Anita Shreve
  4. The Professors’ Wives’ Club – Joanne Rendell
  5. Dress Reversal – Stefan Petrucha
  6. The Diva Runs Out of Thyme – Krista Davis

2007

  1. I Heard a Rumor by Nancy Krulik
  2. The New Girl by Nancy Krulik
  3. The Department of Lost & Found – Allison Scotch Winn
  4. Ghost in the Machinery – Stefan Petrucha
  5. The Disoriented Express – Stefan Petrucha
  6. Summer at Tiffany – Marjorie Hart
  7. Queen of Babble in the Big City – Meg Cabot

2006

  1. The Fake Heir – Stefan Petrucha
  2. Mr. Cheeters is Missing – Stefan Petrucha
  3. The Charmed Bracelet – Stefan Petrucha
  4. Global Warning – Stefan Petrucha
  5. Queen of Babble – Meg Cabot

2005

  1. The Demon of River Heights – Stefan Petrucha
  2. Writ in Stone – Stefan Petrucha
  3. The Haunted Dollhouse – Stefan Petrucha
  4. The Girl Who Wasn’t There – Stefan Petrucha

2004


2003

  1. The Present – Spencer Johnson, M.D.

2002


2001


2010 Support Your Local Library Challenge – Completed!

My second completed challenge for 2010 is the Support Your Local Library Reading Challenge.  There are four levels to this challenge and I chose “The Mini” which required me to read 25 books.  Here’s what I read:

  1. Family Affair – Caprice Crane
  2. Quick Study – Maggie Barbieri
  3. Who Moved My Cheese? – Spencer Johnson, M.D.
  4. The Present – Spencer Johnson, M.D.
  5. The Demon of River Heights – Stefan Petrucha
  6. Writ in Stone – Stefan Petrucha
  7. Not My Daughter – Barbara Delinsky
  8. The Professors’ Wives’ Club – Joanne Rendell
  9. The Haunted Dollhouse – Stefan Petrucha
  10. I’m So Happy for You – Lucinda Rosenfeld
  11. Heartless – Sara Shepard
  12. The Girl Who Wasn’t There – Stefan Petrucha
  13. The Fake Heir – Stefan Petrucha
  14. Mr. Cheeters is Missing – Stefan Petrucha
  15. The Charmed Bracelet – Stefan Petrucha
  16. Global Warning – Stefan Petrucha
  17. Ghost in the Machinery – Stefan Petrucha
  18. The Disoriented Express – Stefan Petrucha
  19. Worst Case – James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
  20. Scandal – Kate Brian
  21. The Cougar Club – Susan McBride
  22. Get Lucky – Katherine Center
  23. Heart of the Matter – Emily Giffin
  24. Just Like Me, Only Better – Carol Snow
  25. Runaway – Meg Cabot

Although the challenge may be finished for me, I still will continue to check out books from the library.  I will not, however, track them for this challenge.  My original post can be found here.

The 2010 Pub Challenge – Completed!

My first completed challenge in 2010!  The 2010 Pub Challenge is hosted by Michelle of 1 More Chapter.  Rules were simple:  read a minimum of ten books published in 2010.  No YA books allowed – as this is the pub!  Here is what I read for this challenge:

1. Not My Daughter – Barbara Delinsky
2. Worst Case – James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
3. The Bride Collector – Ted Dekker
4. The Power to Prosper – Michelle Singletary
5. Love in Mid Air – Kim Wright
6. Caught – Harlan Coben
7. The Opposite of Me – Sarah Pekkanen
8. The Cougar Club – Susan McBride
9. Get Lucky – Katherine Center
10. Heart of the Matter – Emily Giffin

I will continue reading newly released books, however I will no longer track them for this challenge.

My original post can be found here.

2nds Challenge 2009 ~ Completed!


Another challenge completed!  For this challenge, I read a combination of the second book in a series and a second book by a new-to-me author.  Here’s what I read:

  1. Flawless by Sara Shepard
  2. Extracurricular Activities by Maggie Barbieri
  3. Run for Your Life by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
  4. True Colors by Kristin Hannah
  5. Invitation Only by Kate Brian
  6. Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott
  7. 204 Rosewood Lane by Debbie Macomber
  8. Madame President by Nancy Krulik
  9. Preaching to the Corpse by Roberta Isleib
  10. Being Nikki by Meg Cabot
  11. Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
  12. Beautiful Disaster by Kate Brian

Sarah Dessen Mini Challenge ~ Completed!

Another completed challenge!  Last year I read great reviews about Sarah Dessen.  So when I learned about this mini-challenge, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to discover a new author.  Ms. Dessen is a fantastic author and I see why many readers (both young adult and adult) are drawn to her.  I’m looking forward to reading more of her novels.  Here’s what I read for this mini-challenge:

My list:

  1. Just Listen
  2. Lock and Key