Thursday, December 10, 2009

Support Your Local Library 2010

This is another challenge that I really enjoyed this year. For 2009 I chose the 25 book level for this challenge. For 2010 I am increasing it to 50. I have been trying to spend less money on books by being more judicious about which ones I buy. In the process I managed to read a lot more library books this year.

1. Step Out on Nothing by Byron Pitts (1/1/10) (Memoir)
2. The Spire by Richard North Patterson (1/3/10) (Legal Thriller)
3. The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon (1/5/10) (Science Fiction)
4. Ford County by John Grisham (1/7/2009)(Short Stories)
5. Retail Hell by Freeman Hall (1/9/20010) (Memoir)
6. I, Alex Cross by James Patterson (1/12/2010) (Detective Fiction)
7. One Second After by William R. Forstchen (1/14/2010) (Speculative Fiction)
8. The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker (1/15/2010) (Fiction)
9. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood (1/21/2009)(Science Fiction)
10. Rough Country by John Sandford (1/25/2010) (Crime Fiction)
11. Second Nature by Michael Pollan (1/29/2010) (Nonfiction)
12. Holiday in Death by J.D. Robb (1/31/2010) (Crime Fiction)
13. True Blue by David Baldacci (2/5/2010) (Murder Mystery)
14. U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton (2/7/2010) (Murder Mystery)
15. Julie and Julia by Julie Powell (2/7/2010) (Memoir)
16. The Last Knight by Norman F. Cantor (2/8/2010) (Non-Fiction/History)
17. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger (2/11/2010) (Fiction)
16. Hungry by Crystal Renn (2/13/2010) (Memoir)
17. The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming (2/22/2010)(Historical/Time Travel Fiction)
18. Kindred by Octavia Butler (2/22/2010) (Historical/Time Travel Fiction)
19. Blood Game by Iris Johansen (2/25/2010) (Crime/Paranormal Fiction)
20. The Right Address by Carrie Karasyov (3/1/2010) (Fiction)
21. Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly (3/4/2010) (Crime Fiction)
22. Bellfield Hall by Anna Dean (3/5/2010) (Historical Mystery) (Historical)
23. Harry Potter's Bookshelf by John Granger (3/8/2010) (Non-Fiction)
24. Terminal Freeze by Lincoln Child (3/9/2010) (Thriller)
25. Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan (3/13/2010) (Short Stories)
26. Bath Tangle by Georgette Heyer (3/16/2010) (Historical Romance)
27. Faro's Daughter by Georgette Heyer (3/25/2010) (Historical Romance)
28. Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhonda Janzen (3/28/2010) (Memoir)
29. Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink (3/31/2010) (Non-fiction)
30. The Recipe Club by Andrea Israel (4/1/2010) (Fiction)
31. The Stand by Stephen King (4/9/2010) (Fiction) (TBR)
32. The Quiet Gentleman by Georgette Heyer (4/14/2010) (Historical Fiction)
33.  Deception by Jonathan Kellerman (4/15/2010) (Murder Mystery)
34. The Wild Zone by Joy Fielding (4/21/2010)(Fiction)
35. Growing Up bin Laden by Najwa bin Laden, Omar bin Laden, Jean P. Sasson (4/22/2010) (Memoir)
36.  These Old Shades by Georgette Heyer (4/25) (Historical Romance)
37. Knives at Dawn: America's Quest for Culinary Glory at the Legendary Bocuse d'Or Competition by Andrew Friedman (5/5/2010) (Nonfiction)
38. The Ninth Judgment by James Patterson (5/15/2010) (Fiction)
39. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin (5/19/2010) (Memoir/Self-help)
40.  Without Mercy by Lisa Jackson (5/23/2010) (Murder Mystery)
41. Earth Abides by George R. Stewart (6/1/2010) (Post-Apocalyptic Fiction)
42.  This Body of Death by Elizabeth George (6/8/2010) (Murder Mystery)
43. Worst Case by James Patterson (6/9/2010) (Police/serial killer mystery)
44. Think Twice by Lisa Scottoline (6/19/2010) (Thriller)
45. SuperFreakonomics by Steven Levitt (6/22/2010) (Nonfiction)
46.  Chef: A Novel by Jaspreet Singh (6/28/2010) (Fiction)
47. Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor (7/4/2010) (Fiction)
48.  The Dead Lie Down by Sophie Hannah (7/17/2010 (Mystery)
49. The Help by Kathryn Stockett (7/19/2010) (Fiction) (Library)
50.  The Rule of Nine by Steve Martini (7/23/2010) (Political Thriller)

Why We Make Mistakes by Joseph Hallinan (7/27/2010) (Non-fiction)

 Aunt Epp's Guide for Life by Elspeth Marr  (7/28/2010) (Non-fiction) (Library)
 The Gift of Fear by Gavin DeBecker (7/31/2010) (Non-fiction) (Library)
Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen (8/6/2010) (Thriller) (Library)
Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson (Non-fiction) (Audiobook) (Library)
The Burning Wire by Jeffery Deaver (Thriller) (Library)

1 comment:

  1. Yippee! So glad you are joining this one too. Like I said, it's gonna be an awesome year.