Saturday, December 31, 2011

2011 New Authors Reading Challenge Wrap-Up


I really enjoyed this challenge, reading books by authors new to me. I had chosen to read 15 new authors and they include:
  1. Room by Emma Donoghue
  2. The Cather in the Rye - J.D. Salinge
  3. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hossein
  4. The Shack by William P. Young
  5. Fatal Error by J.A. Jance
  6. Diamond Ruby by Joseph Wallace
  7. Life After Genius by M. Ann Jacoby
  8. The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent
  9. The Wednesday Letters - Jason F. Wright
  10. Long Time Coming - Sandra Brown
  11. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky
  12. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  13. The Language of Secrets by Dianne Dixon
  14. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  15. Kissing Games of the World by Sandi Kahn Shelton

Thursday, December 29, 2011

2011 Off The Shelf Reading Challenge Wrap-Up

Off The Shelf!

I had won a few books last year and thought that this challenge would be able to great way to read them. I chose the Tempted level and read 5 books for this challenge:
  1. Life After Genius by M. Ann Jacoby
  2. The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Ken
  3. The Language of Secrets by Dianne Dixon
  4. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  5. Kissing Games of the World by Sandi Kahn Shelton
I really enjoyed this challenge and liked all the books that I read, with The Bell Jar likely being my favorite of them.