Wednesday, January 09, 2008

50 Book Challenge 2008

Well, I've finished my first couple books so I'm starting the post of the year. I'll keep this on the sidebar and update as I go along. I have a list a mile long (or so it seems) of books that I want to read this year and it is a good mix of fiction, nonfiction and other misc types of things. I'm still open to suggestions and thanks to all who suggested in my previous post.

The 50 Book Challenge 2008

1. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
2. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
3. Resort to Murder: Thirteen More Tales of Mystery by Minnesota's Premier Writers by Minnesota Crime Wave
4. Evenings at Five by Gail Godwin
5. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert
6. The Pillers of the Earth by Ken Follett
7. Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
8. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
9. The View from Mount Joy: A Novel by Lorna Landvik
10. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A Novel by Lisa See
11. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
12. Beware of Cat: And Other Encounters of a Letter Carrier by Vincent Wyckoff
13. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
14. The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
15. Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
16. Big Cherry Holler by Adriana Trigiani
17. People of the Book: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks
18. Milk Glass Moon by Adriana Trigiani
19. Home to Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
20. Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
21. Songs without Words by Ann Packer
22. Those who Save Us by Jenna Blum
23. Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
24. I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert
25. A Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs
26. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
27. Peony in Love: A Novel by Lisa See
28. Flim-Flam Man: The True Story of My Father's Counterfeit Life by Jennifer Vogel
29. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
30. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
31. Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
32. Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1) by Stephenie Meyer
33. The Silent Gondoliers by William Goldman as told by S. Morgenstern
34. Double Shot by Diane Mott Davidson
35. Confessions of a Pagan Nun: A Novel by Kate Horsley
36. The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall
37. Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson
38. Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
39. The Secret History by Donna Tartt
40. The Cereal Murders by Diane Mott Davidson
41. The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall
42. The Wise Woman: A Novel by Philippa Gregory
43. The Last Suppers by Diane Mott Davidson
44. Killer Pancake by Diane Mott Davidson
45. The Main Corpse by Diane Mott Davidson
46. The Grilling Season by Diane Mott Davidson
47. Bridge of Sighs: A Novel by Richard Russo
48. New Moon (The Twilight Saga, Book 2) by Stephenie Meyer
49. The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials Trilogy, Book 1) by Philip Pullman
50. Certain Girls: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner
51. Prime Cut by Diane Mott Davidson
52. Eclipse (The Twilight Saga, Book 3) by Stephenie Meyer
53. Confession of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
54. Breaking Dawn (The Twilight Saga, Book 4) by Stephenie Meyer
55. World without End by Ken Follett
56. Tough Cookie by Diane Mott Davidson
57. The Girlfriend's Guide to Pregnancy by Vicki Iovine
58. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
59. The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials Trilogy, Book 2) by Philip Pullman


Jendeis said...

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. :)

I was psyched to see your book lists. I love reading too. A few recommendations (see my sidebar for more ideas): The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs; The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon; Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell.

Rev Scott said...

Hey, this is cool - how do you link to a blog post in the sidebar?