Monday, June 15, 2009

LibraryThing's 100 Books for 2009 Challenge

I've found and joined yet another challenge for this year. This time it's a LibraryThing group: 100 Books for 2009.

As far as I can tell, the premise of the challenge is set out in the group title: read a hundred books in 2009.

I'm also going to list and link the books I read here, starting with my backlog for the year as of tomorrow. I counted the reviews since January 1st and I've already read fifty books.

January:
  1. Google Adsense For Dummies - Jerri Ledford
  2. Dies The Fire - S. M. Stirling
  3. The Adept: The Templar Treasure - Katherine Kurtz and Deborah Turner Harris
  4. Writing In History - Jeffrey Alexander and Joy Dixon
  5. Dagger Magic - Katherine Kurtz and Deborah Turner Harris
  6. Death Of An Adept - Katherine Kurtz and Deborah Turner Harris
  7. The Protector's War - S. M. Stirling
  8. The Blue Sword - Robin McKinley
  9. Starship Troopers - Robert Heinlein
February:
  1. The Crusades: A Very Short Introduction - Christopher Tyerman
  2. Dream Warrior - Sherrilyn Kenyon
  3. Upon The Midnight Clear - Sherrilyn Kenyon
  4. The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner - David Bach
  5. Mr. Bliss - J.R.R. Tolkien
  6. A Meeting At Corvallis - S. M. Stirling
  7. His Majesty's Dragon - Naomi Novik
  8. Throne Of Jade - Naomi Novik
  9. The Black Powder War - Naomi Novik
March:
  1. Tangled Webs - Anne Bishop
  2. Moon Called - Patricia Briggs
  3. Blood Bound - Patricia Briggs
  4. Iron Kissed - Patricia Briggs
  5. Cry Wolf - Patricia Briggs
  6. The Shadow Queen - Patricia Briggs
  7. The Shadow Of Saganami - David Weber
  8. Storm From The Shadows - David Weber
  9. Bone Crossed - Patricia Briggs
  10. Beast Master's Ark - Andre Norton and Lynn McConchie
April:
  1. Dark Lover - J.R. Ward
  2. On Basilisk Station - David Weber
  3. Lover Eternal - J.R. Ward
  4. Lover Awakened - J.R. Ward
  5. Lover Revealed - J.R. Ward
  6. Lover Unbound - J.R. Ward
  7. The Athenians And Their Empire - Malcolm McGregor
  8. Bloodhound - Tamora Pierce
  9. The Worlds Of Medieval Europe - Clifford R. Backman
  10. Women Of The Raj - Margaret MacMillan
  11. Daughter Of The Blood - Anne Bishop
May:
  1. Island In The Sea Of Time - S. M. Stirling
  2. Lover Enshrined - J.R. Ward
  3. Lover Avenged - J.R. Ward
  4. Twilight Of Avalon - Anna Elliott
  5. Time Enough For Love - Robert Heinlein
June:
  1. Sigurd And Gudrun - J.R.R. Tolkien
  2. The Millionaire Next Door - Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko
  3. Blood Noir - Laurell K. Hamilton
  4. Greek Fire, Poison Arrows and Scorpion Bombs - Adrienne Mayor
  5. Skin Trade - Laurell K. Hamilton
  6. The Tattooed Map - Barbara Hodgson
  7. Bess Of Hardwick: First Lady Of Chatsworth - Mary S. Lovell
  8. Space Cadet - Robert A. Heinlein
  9. The Hatchet - Gary Paulsen
  10. The River - Gary Paulsen
  11. Brian's Winter - Gary Paulsen
  12. Brian's Return - Gary Paulsen
July:
  1. Brian's Hunt - Gary Paulsen
  2. Incubus Dreams - Laurell K. Hamilton
  3. The Swan Maiden - Jules Watson
  4. Memoirs Of A Geisha - Arthur Golden
  5. By Heresies Distressed - David Weber
  6. The Ash Spear - G. R. Grove
  7. Hand of Isis - Jo Graham
  8. The Serrano Connection - Elizabeth Moon
  9. Joust - Mercedes Lackey
  10. Alta - Mercedes Lackey
  11. Sanctuary - Mercedes Lackey
  12. Aerie - Mercedes Lackey
August:
  1. Standard Of Honor - Jack Whyte
  2. Order in Chaos - Jack Whyte
  3. Nefertiti - Michelle Moran
  4. Stargate SG1 The First Amendment - Ashely McConnell
  5. Stargate SG1 City of the Gods - Sonny Whitelaw
  6. Stargate SG1 The Barque Of Heaven - Suzanne Wood
  7. Defenders of the Faith - James Reston Jr.
  8. Chalice - Robin McKinley
  9. Hunting Ground - Patricia Briggs
  10. Curse of the Tahiera - Wendy Gillissen
September:
  1. The Heretic Queen - Michelle Moran
  2. The Man Who Loved Books Too Much ARC - Allison Hoover Bartlett
  3. Cleopatra's Daughter - Michelle Moran
  4. Bitten - Kelley Armstrong
  5. The Quest Of The Holy Grail
  6. Catfantastic V - Andre Norton and Martin H. Greenberg
  7. Against The Tide Of Years - S. M. Stirling
  8. Ghosts of Ottawa - Glen Shackleton
October:
  1. Gone-Away Lake - Elizabeth Enright
  2. Return To Gone-Away - Elizabeth Enright
  3. Geisha, A Life - Mineko Iwasaki
  4. Defenders of the Scroll - Shiraz
  5. Bad Moon Rising - Sherrilyn Kenyon
  6. In Celebration of Lammas Night created by Mercedes Lackey - Ed. Josepha Sherman
  7. The Fiery Cross - Diana Gabaldon
November:
  1. Lady of The Forest - Jennifer Roberson
  2. Lady of Sherwood - Jennifer Roberson
  3. The Eagle's Daughter - Judith Tarr
  4. King And Goddess - Judith Tarr
December:
  1. Gwenhwyfar: The White Spirit - Mercedes Lackey
  2. Changing The World - Ed. Mercedes Lackey
  3. Griffin And Sabine - Nick Bantock
  4. Sabine's Notebook - Nick Bantock 
  5. Samson's Walls - Jud Nirenberg
  6. Torch Of Freedom - David Weber and Eric Flint
  7. Divine Misdemeanors - Laurell K. Hamilton
  8. The Golden Mean - Annabel Lyon
The current total number of reviews is 102.
I successfully completed this challenge!
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