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50 Book Challenge 2009 [Jan. 4th, 2010|04:53 pm]
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Completed" 46/50 = 92%

1. Huge by Sasha Paley (fiction) - Two girls attend weight-loss camp for a summer.
2. Brutal: The Untold Story of My Life Inside Whitey Bulger's Irish Mob by Kevin Weeks (true crime) - self-explanatory
3. Free-Range Knitter by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (anecdotal) - Life as a yarn addict.
4. Mort by Terry Pratchett (fantasy) - part of the Discworld series
5. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (non-fiction) - An arguement for the non-existence of God
6. Getting Near to Baby by Audrey Couloumbis (fiction) - 2 sisters are sent to live with their aunt after their infant sibling dies
7. The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill (historical fiction) - The journey of an African women into and out of slavery
8. Twilight by Stephanie Meyer (fiction) - paranormal romance
9. New Moon by Stephanie Meyer (fiction) - book 2 of the Twilight saga
10. Necratoholic by Maguro Wasabi (manga) - Vampiric yaoi
11. Myst: The Book of Atrus by Rand & Robyn Miller (fiction) - A prequel to the story of the popular video game
12. Living With Grief: A Guide for Your First Year of Grieving by Brook Noel & Pamela D. Blair (non-fiction) - self-explanatory
13. I Can't Stop Crying: It's So Hard When Someone You Love Dies by Rev. John D. Martin & Frank D. Ferris, MD (non-fiction) - a guide for working through grief
14. Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett (fiction) - a coven of witches begin meddling in Discworld politics
15. Sees Behind Trees by Michael Dorris (fiction) - a vision impaired boy sees some things better than those with perfect sight
16. Eclipse by Stephanie Meyer (fiction) - book 3 of the Twilight saga
17. The Mourning Handbook by Helen Fitzgerald (non-fiction) - Advice on coping with death
18. Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer (fiction) - book 4 of the Twilight saga
19. Somebody Come and Play by Clare McNally (fiction) - a summer cottage community is disrupted by the ghost of a child
20. Multiple Blessings by Kate Gosselin (biographical) - Kate discusses the pregnancy and first months with her sextuplets.
21. All He Ever Wanted by Anita Shreve (fiction) - a man details the account of his marriage
22. The Warmest December by Bernice L. McFadden (fiction) - a girl recalls growing up with an alcoholic father
23. Sneak Peak by Viz Signature (manga) - a compilation of Viz Signature manga
24. Rave Master: The Quest Begins by Hiro Mashima (manga) - based on the shown seen on Cartoon Network
25. Two of Hearts by Kano Miyamoto (manga) - a writer takes in a troubled youth
26. Bran Doll by Ryo Takagi (manga) - a man gets recruited into collecting Bran dolls for the king
27. Dog Style #2 by Modoru Motoni (manga) - Teru and Miki finally admit their feelings
28. The Blue Hour by T. Jefferson Parker (suspense) - a detective and her partner work to catch the Purse Snatcher
29. Butterfly by V.C. Andrews (fiction) - an orphan girl is temporarily adopted by a dance-crazed mother
30. Of Mice And Men by John Steinbeck (fiction) - two men look for work together
31. The Secret Treasure of Oak Island by D'Arcy O'Connor (non-fiction) - an historical account of an inaccessible treasure
32. Dark Ages: Assamite by Stephan Petrucha (fiction) - book 2 of the White Wolf Dark Ages Vampire clan novels
33. The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch) by Caroll Spinney (memoir) - Life lessons learned from working on Sesame Street
34. We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (fiction) - A mother relates her son's life
35. *Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn (ficiton) - a newspaper journalist discovers horrifying family secrets
36. True North by Chad Carpenter (fiction) - a collection of comic strips
37. Casual Day Has Gone Too Far by Scott Adams (fiction) - Book 9 of the Dilbert series
38. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling (ficiton) - Fairytales of the wizarding world
39. *Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling (fiction) - book one of the Harry Potter saga
40. *Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (ficiton) - book two of the Harry Potter saga
41. *Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (fiction) - book three of the Harry Potter saga
42. Silent Bob Speaks by Kevin Smith (memoire) - The collective writings of Kevin Smith (up until the filming of Jersy Girl)
43. *Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling (fiction) - book four of the Harry Potter saga
44. Without Pity by Ann Rule (true crime) - Ann Rule's most dangerous killers
45. My Boring-ass Life by Kevin Smith (auto-biography) - a book composed of blog entries
46. *Ten Days In A Mad House by Nellie Bly (memoire) - a sane woman gets herself deemed insane in order to witness the wretched conditions of Blackwell's Island Insane Asylum
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[User Picture]From: xlife_n_deathx
2010-01-05 12:07 am (UTC)
What do the asterics mean? Books you've read a second time?
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[User Picture]From: nineveh_rains
2010-01-05 12:25 am (UTC)
Oh shoot, I forgot to explain those.

The asterisk are audio books, but I only listen to unabridged, so to me they count.

Edited at 2010-01-05 12:26 am (UTC)
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[User Picture]From: nineveh_rains
2010-01-06 12:03 am (UTC)
I kinda like it. :P

I still have difficulty understanding what is going on half the time in manga. (Same with graphic novels.)
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