Friday, January 1, 2010

Books Off the Shelf Challenge

One more challenge for 2010. This one I also found on Librarything. This one is to read books that you have on your shelf already, all those books you keep meaning to read and then don't. I have lots of them so I thought this was a good way to actually get myself to read them. For the purposes of this challenge I am only going to use books that I owned before December 1st 2009. You got to pick any number you wanted so I went with 25. Which works out nicely since between the 25 books for this challenge and the 50 for the library challenge it adds up to the 75 for the 75 book challenge. I wish I could say that had been my plan but it was just more of a coincidence. I'll be happy to reach my stated goal of 25 but I hope to read even more and will list all books read off my shelf until the end of the year and see how far I get.

1. The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
2. The Firebrand by George Challis
3. By the Pricking of My Thumbs by Agatha Christie
4. Transition by Vonda McIntyre
5. Omega by Patrick Lynch
6. Tarzan Triumphant by Edgar Rice Burroughs
7. Inkspell by Cornelia Funke
8. Off the Mangrove Coast by Louis L'Amour
9. The Voyage of Argo by Apollonius of Rhodes
10. Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire
11. Dead and Buried by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
12. The Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson
13. The Firm by John Grisham
14. The Land That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs
15. The People That Time Forgot by Edgar Rice Burroughs
16. The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
17. Out of Time's Abyss by Edgar Rice Burroughs
18. Shylock's Daughter by Mirjam Pressler
19. What's So Funny by Donald Westlake
20. Nobody's Prize by Esther Friesner
21. The Return of Captain Conquer by Mel Gilden
22. Under the Western Acacia by Christian Jacq
23. Dracula by Bram Stoker
24a. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
24b. Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
25. Cruel and Unusual by Patricia Cornwell
26. The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry
27. One Of Us Is Wrong by Samuel Holt (aka Donald Westlake)
28. Murder Mirage by Kenneth Robeson
29. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
30. Appointment With Death by Agatha Christie
31. Princess Bride by William Goldman
32. Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
33. Dead Pan by Gayle Trent
34. The Bait and the Trap by George Challis
35. Prostho Plus by Piers Anthony
36. Discoveries: Writing by Georges Jean
37. The Journals of Lewis and Clark
38. The History of Food by Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat
39. Tarzan and the City of Gold by Edgar Rice Burroughs

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1 comment:

J. Kaye said...

Dropping in to wish you a Happy New Year!! Best of luck on your 2010 reading challenges. :)