Thursday, January 1, 2009

50 Book Challenge

Welcome to the New Year! In 2008, I participated in the 50 Book Challenge. Basically, the challenge was to read 50 books in one year OR to establish a goal for yourself. I went striving for the 50, but fell just a few short. However, I started mid-year in April, so I'm sure there's plenty of books that I read but forgot. Check out what I was reading this past year:

1. Stop in the Name of Pants! by Louise Rennison
2. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
3. Rumors by Anna Godbersen
4. The Luxe by Anna Godbersen
5. Generation Dead by Daniel Waters
6. The Day I Killed James by Catherine Ryan Hyde
7. Airhead by Meg Cabot
8. Unbelievable by Sara Shepard
9. Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr
10. Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen
11. The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson
12. Footfree and Fancyloose by Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain
13. Wake by Lisa McMann
14. Little Brother by Cory Doctorow
15. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
16. Spanking Shakespeare by Jake Wizner
17. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
18. The Fortunes of Indigo Skye by Deb Caletti
19. Before I Die by Jenny Downham
20. Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
21. Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner
22. Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk
23. Hush: an Irish Princess' Tale by Donna Jo Napoli
24. Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella
25. Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin
26. Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox by Eoin Colfer
27. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
28. Paper Towns by John Green (Advance Reading Copy)
29. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
30. Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott
31. Size 12 is Not Fat by Meg Cabot
32. How to Teach Filthy Rich Girls by Zoey Dean
33. Thin is the New Happy by Valerie Frankel
34. Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler
35. Manic: a Memoir by Terri Cheney
36. I Know It's Over by C.K. Kelly Martin
37. How to Ditch Your Fairy by Justine Larbalestier
38. Dear Julia by Amy Bronwen Zemser
39. Sunshine by Robin McKinley
40. Artichoke's Heart by Suzanne Supplee
41. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
42. Cybele's Secret by Juliet Marillier
43. Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
44. Chalice by Robin McKinley
45. Wicked by Sara Shepard
46. Love is Hell (anthology)
47. how to (un)cage a girl by Francesca Lia Block

How many books did you read in 2008? And how many are you challenging yourself to read for 2009? I hope to surpass 50 books this next year! I better get busy :-)

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