Wednesday, January 23, 2013

2013 Goodreads Reading Challenge

Ok.  So I set my sights a bit high for 2012 and did not reach my reading goal of 70 books.  This year I decided to strive for 40 books, which may be pushing it again since I only read 40 last year.  Life has been so busy for me with all the projects that I get myself involved in that I decided this is going to be the only challenge I sign up for this year.  So as I read books for this challenge I will add them to the list below.

1.  In Sunlight and in Shadow by Mark Helprin--Completed 1/10/13
2.  The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian--Completed 1/20/13
3.  Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger--Completed 1/23/13
4.  A Winter Dream by Richard Paul Evans--Completed 1/31/13
5.  Home Front by Kristin Hannah--Completed 2/3/13
6.  The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson--Completed 2/20/13
7.  The Secret of the Nightingale Palace by Dana Sachs--Completed 2/24/13
8.  Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith--Completed 3/2/13
9.  What We Saw at Night by Jacquelyn Mitchard--Completed 3/6/13
10.The Queen's Vow by C.W. Gortner--Completed 3/24/13
11.Daddy Love by Joyce Carol Oates--Completed 3/26/13
12.Another Piece of My Heart by Jane Green--Completed 4/2/13
13.A Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer--Completed 4/18/13
14.The White Queen by Philippa Gregory--Completed 4/26/13
15.Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys--Completed 4/27/13
16.The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh--Completed 5/16/13
17.Happy, Happy, Happy by Phil Robertson--Completed 5/19/13
18.The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan--Completed 5/22/13
19.The Dinner by Herman Koch--Completed 6/5/13
20.The Sisters by Nancy Jensen--Completed 6/5/13
21.The Edge of the Earth by Christina Schwarz--Completed 6/20/13
22.A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan Dee--Completed 6/23/13
23.Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt--Completed 7/10/13
24.The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald--Completed 7/14/13
25.The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory--Completed 7/28/13
26.The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski--Completed 9/1/13
27.The Third Son by Julie Wu--Completed 9/6/13
28.Rescue by Anita Shreve--Completed 9/24/13
29.The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls--Completed 10/07//13
30.A Place at the Table by Susan Rebecca White--Completed 10/10/13
31.The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay--Completed 10/26/13
32.In the Land of Blue Burqas by Kate McCord--Completed 11/7/13
33.The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey--Completed 12/4/13
34.The Girl Who Played With Fire by Steig Larsson--Completed 10/26/13

35.Lookaway, Lookaway by Wilton Barnhardt--Completed 12/22/13


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Ann Summerville said...

I'm curious to know what you thought of Arnold's book.

Ti said...

I didn't make my goal of 80 last year but I think I left it at 80 for this year because I really should have made that goal. I just petered out around October which caused me to miss it.