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Jan 2 11 9:13 PM

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Here you are guys, a New Year and a new thread for your reading challenge lists! You all did so well last year and read lots of really excellent titles, I hope you're all very pleased with yourselves! It was great to see you all recommending new books and authors for each other to read, what a great example of how an online community works you all are! flamelssecret/clap3.gif I wish you all good luck with your personal challenges this year, and I hope that every book you read will be exciting and enjoyable.
So, post up your lists here, don't forget to edit your posts as you go along, and to keep your book chat and recommendations going in the 'What i'm reading' thread. flamelssecret/read.gif
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Jan 2 11 9:35 PM

hmmm to start a new list... Im sure this will change a ton but Ill start with it like this.

2.)The Fledgling handbook 101*
3.)Awakened from House of Night Series*
4.)Falling Under*
6.)The Warlock**
7.)City of Fallen Angels*
8.)Books of Beginning: Emerald Atlas*
9.)The power of 6*
14.)Quantum Prophecy The Awakening*
15.)Quantum Prophecy The Gathering*
16.)Quantum Prophecy The Reckoning*
17.)Billy The Kid and The Vampyres of Vegas*
18.)i am number four the lost files six's legacy*

*denotes having read the book

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Jan 3 11 5:31 AM

Let's see...a some-what short list to start, but I'm sure it'll expand

1. The Invisible Man*
2. Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy*
3. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe*
4. Life, The Universe and Everything*
5. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish*
6. Young Zaphod Plays It Safe
7. Mostly Harmless
8. Timescape*
9. Whirlwind*
10. Frenzy*
11. Clockwork Angel*
12. Reckless
13. The Gift
14. The Maze Runner*
15. The Scorch Trials
16. Incarceron*
17. Sapphique
18. City of Fallen Angels*
19. The Black*
20. The Wise Man's Fear*
21. The Warlock**
22. The Son of Neptune
23. Clockwork Prince
24. The Throne of Fire*
25. Genius Wars
26. Pathfinder
27. The Dragons of Winter
28. Physics Without the Boring Bits*
29. Drawing Out the Dragons*
30. The Awakening*
31. Julius Caesar*
32. Soft Apocalypse -reading
33. The Five Fakirs of Faizabad*
34. A Separate Peace*
35. The Emerald Atlas*
36. The Tales of Beedle the Bard -reading

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Jan 4 11 3:55 AM

I think this is what I want to read this year...

1. The Warlock by Michael Scott
2. Fire World by Chris D'Lacey
3. Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck
4. Darke by Angie Sage
5. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
6. The Son Of Neptune by Rick Riordan
7. Scorpia Rising by Anthony Horowitz
8. The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima
9. Beginning by Heather Brewer
10. Umm. I'll EDIT this later.

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Jan 7 11 8:54 PM

My goal this year is 75 books..even if I give up sleep I don't know if life will allow me to reach 100.

What I have read in 2011
1-World Without End by Ken Follett
2-The Paris Vendetta by Steve Berry
3-Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead
5-The Iron King by Julie Kawaga
6-The Iron Daughter by Julie Kawaga

What I want to read in 2011
Clockwork Prince-Cassandra Clare
City of Fallen Angles-Cassandra Clare
The Warlock-Michael Scott
One of Our Thursday's is Missing-Jasper Fforde
The Cassini Code-Dom Testa
The Dark Zone-Dom Testa
Re-read all the HP books
The Wizard of Oz-Frank L Baum

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Jan 8 11 6:27 AM

Here's my list for this year:

1. The Swan Maiden
2. What Alice Knew: A Most Curious Tale of Henry James and Jack the Ripper
3. Sapphique
4. Beastly
5. Pegasus
6. Tempestuous
7. Spellweaver: A Novel of the Nine Kingdoms
8. Sir Apropos of Nothing
9. The Iron Queen
10. The Journey
11. Heart of Darkness
12. The Search for the Red Dragon
13. The Indigo King
14. The Shadow Dragons
15. The Dragon's Apprentice
16. Witch and Wizard
17. First Truth
18. The Enchanted Quest

It's still VERY short flamelssecret/goodsigh2.gif , but this is still the beginning of the year. I believe it will expand and i'll edit this again.

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Jan 8 11 6:35 AM

Here's mine, for the moment. And I'm including my audiobooks, just for fun. Italicized ones are done. ^^

1. Sabriel
2. Lirael
3. Abhorsen
4. Oliver Twist
5. Moby Deck
6. Right Ho, Jeeves
7. The Age of Chivalry
8. The Bandit of Heck's Bend
9. Black Jack
10. Grimm's Fairy Tales
11. King Lear
12. The Coyote
13. A Comedy of Errors
14. Half-Magic
15. The Sapphire Cross
16. The Velveteen Rabbit
17. Hamlet
18. The Dragon and the Raven
19. The Secret Adversary
20. Dracula
21. The Island of Doctor Moreau
22. The War of the Worlds
23. A Midsummer Night's Dream
24. The Wreckers of Sable Island
25. The Were-Wolf
26. The Mysterious Island
27. Phantom of the Opera
28. Buried Treasure
29. The Misspellers
30. As You Like It
31. The Tempest
32. The Odyssey
33. Alone on an Island
34. No Great Magic
35. The Voice of the Pack
36. Riders of the Purple Sage
37. Bred of the Desert
38. Dogland
39. Alcatraz
40. The Agony Column
41. Our Island Story vol. 1
42. Our Island Story vol. 2
43. Twelfth Night
44. The Mysterious Mummy
45. Bull Hunter
46. Way of the Lawless
47. The Rainbow Trail
48. The Wind in the Willows
49. The Wish
50. Fools Rush In
51. Always the Baker, Never the Bride

52. The Collected Works of Poe, vol 1
53. The Collected Works of Poe, vol 2
54. The Collected Works of Poe, vol 3
55. The Collected Works of Poe, vol 4
56. The Collected Works of Poe, vol 5
57. Poetry of Emily Dickinson
58. The Book-Taker
59. Pirate Jack
60. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
61. Aesop's Fables
62. Snow-Blind
63. The Book of Were-Wolves
64. Highway Pirates
65. The Awful German Language
66. Leviathan

67. Linger
68. The Red Badge of Courage
69. Jane Journeys On
70. The Danged (edited the title for the autocensor, though the book itself wasn't obscene in the least. )
71. The First Fifty Digits of Pi
72. The Diary of a Nobody
73. The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu
74. Ronicky Doone
75. The Saturdays
76. Absolute Zero
77. Antigone
78. The Strange Case of Benjamin Button
79. Robin Hood
80. The Danger Trail
81. Ethan Frome
82. The Diamond Master
83. The Cat of Bubastes

** Sorry about the auto-censor there, I'm afraid there's no telling it to allow book titles through when they contain restricted words! Zep**

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Jan 8 11 6:57 AM

Here's my list for the Reading Challenge 2011 (continued from 2010) (I'll add more to the list when I find them):

"The Legend of Drizzt" by R.A. Salvatore

1. Homeland *
2. Exile *
3. Sojourn *
4. The Crystal Shard *
5. Streams of Silver *
6. The Halfling's Gem *
7. The Legacy *
8. Starless Night *
9. Siege of Darkness *
10. Passage to Dawn *
11. The Silent Blade *
12. The Spine of the World *
13. Sea of Swords *

"The Hunter's Blades" by R.A. Salvatore

14. The Thousand Orcs
15. The Lone Drow
16. The Two Swords

"Transitions" by R.A. Salvatore

17. The Orc King
18. The Pirate King
19. The Ghost King

"Neverwinter" by R.A. Salvatore

20. Gauntlgrym
21. Neverwinter Wood

"Sellswords" by R.A. Salvatore

22. The Servant of the Shard
23. Promise of the Witch King
24. Road of the Patriarch

"Stone of Tymora" by R.A. and Geno Salvatore

25. The Stowaway *
26. The Shadowmask *
27. The Sentinels

"The Cleric Quintet" by R.A. Salvatore

28. Canticle *
29. In Sylvan Shadows *
30. Night Masks
31 The Fallen Fortress
32. The Chaos Curse

"The War of the Spider Queen" Series

33. Dissolution by Richard Lee Byers
34. Insurrection by Thomas M. Reid
35. Condemnation by Richard Baker
36. Extinction by Lisa Smedman
37. Annihilation by Philip Athans
38. Resurrection by Paul S. Kemp

"Empyrean Odyssey" by Thomas M. Reid

39. The Gossamer Plains
40. The Fractured Sky
41. The Crystal Mountain

"Starlight and Shadows" by Elaine Cunningham

42. Daughter of the Drow
43. Tangled Webs
44. Windwalker

45. Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer
46. The Warlock by Michael Scott *
47. The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan *

* = Finished
Bold = Do not own

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Jan 9 11 10:05 PM

Okay, for 2011:
1: The Warlock
2, 3, 4, 5: The Twilight Series
5: Magyk
6: Cleo
7: The Mates, Dates And... Series (Going to re-read the titles I've already read and read the ones I haven't)

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Jan 9 11 10:38 PM

Here's mine for 2011 as of right now.

1. The Warlock
2.The Lost Hero
3.The Son of Neptune
4.I Am Number Four

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Jan 10 11 3:23 AM

1.The Warlock
2.The son of Neptune
3.Finish HP seires
4.Witch and Wizard
5.Witch and Wizard the gift
6.Finish Inherentnce series
7.Other ones in my stack thats 1/3 of my height:)

1 2 3 do noty own but will own

On my nooky(i call it nooky)
1.Ancient Rising

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Jan 10 11 4:07 PM

Here's what I've got so far...

1. Her Daughter's Dream - Francine Rivers *
2. Daughter of Texas - Terri Reed *
3. Body of Evidence - Lenora Worth *
4. Towers of Midnight - Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
5. Who Brings Forth the Wind - Lori Wick*
6, 7, 8, 9 - rest of the Texas Ranger Justice series
10. Warlock - Michael Scott
11 - Son of Neptune - Rick Riordan
12. - Kane Chronicles bk 2 - Rick Riordan
13. Mine Is the Night - Liz Curtis Higgs
14. Christy Miller's Diary - Robin Jones Gunn
15. Unloceked - Karen Kingsbury
16. Leaving - Karen Kingsbury
17. Only His Kiss - Sherrie Lord *
18. Proper Wife - Winnie Griggs*
19. Unashamed - Francine Rivers *
20. SAHM I AM - Meredith Efken*
21. @Home for the Holidays - Meredith Efken*

I'm sure that as I read more, I'll add to this list.

* ones I've finished.

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Jan 11 11 8:05 AM

My Reading Challenge for 2011:

1. The Epic Tale of Harry Potter (re-read)*
2. Ptolemy's Gate by Jonathan Stroud*
3. The Last of Danu's Children by Allison Rush*
4. Dumb Witness by Agatha Christie*
5. October Moon by Michael Scott*
6. The Warlock*

* - Done reading

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Jan 11 11 10:21 PM

My challenge:

1. Inferno- Dante Alighieri
2. The lliad- Homer
3. The Oddessy- Homer
4. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow- Washington Irving
5. The Son of Neptune- Rick Riordan
6. Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland- Lewis Carroll
7. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn- Mark Twain
8. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer- Mark Twain
9. Profiles in Courage- JFK
10. Common Sense- Thomas Paine
11. Shelock Holmes- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
12. The Count of Monte Cristo- Alexandre Dumas
13. Great Expectations- Charles Dickens
14. Oliver Twist- Charles Dickens
15. Everlasting- Alyson Noel
16. Peter Pan- JM Barrie
17. The Prince-Nicolo Machievelli
18. War and Peace- Leo Tolstoy
19. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz- L. Frank Baum
20. Wuthering Heights- Emily Bronte

I'm trying to stay close to the classics, but I've gotta have a little wiggle room when it comes to Rick Riordan and Alyson Noel

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Jan 12 11 12:49 AM

QUOTE (orik @ January 09, 2011 10:38 pm)
Here's mine for 2011 as of right now.

1. The Warlock
2.The Lost Hero
3.The Son of Neptune
4.I Am Number Four

Add the Witch and Wizard part one and two to that list.

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Jan 12 11 4:17 AM

Haha.. I'm thinking I'm just gonna come back at the end of the year and say how many I've actually read.. but here's what I got so far:

Infinite Jest
Pride and Prejudice
Hunger Games book 1
Hunger Games book 2
Hunger Games book 3
The Braided Path: The Weavers of Saramyr
The Braided Path: The Skein of Lament
The Braided Path: The Veil of Ascendancy
Memoirs of A Geisha
Briar Rose (the Jane Yolen version)
Nighlight: A parody.
The Alchemyst
The Warlock
The Last Master Volume One
The Farseekers
The Sending
The Marraige Plot
The Picture of Dorian Gray

Currently reading:


Books I'm giving up on:
The Corrections - because it is almost EXACTLY like Freedom :/

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Jan 19 11 8:34 PM

I dont know how many books im going to read. i have so many, but lets start off by the ones i have thought of already.

1. The Warlock
2. In The Courts of the Sun
3., 4., 5., and 6. Shadowmarch series
7. Nekropolis
8. Clockwork Angel

yeah, thats it so far. ill add more later.

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Feb 6 11 11:40 PM

1. the warlock
2. the son of neptune
3. the throne of fire
4. a bunch of other books

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Mar 6 11 12:23 AM

mhmh a little late... but here's the books i plan on reading this year that i havent had the time to read yet.

Witch and Wizard
Witch and Wizard: The Gift
The Angel Expierement
Schools Out Forever
Saving The World and Other Extreme Sports
The Final Warning
The Shadow Dragons
The Dragons Apprentice
The Amulet of Samarkand
The Golems Eye
Ptolemys Gate
The Ring of Solomon
The Awakening
The Gathering
The Reckoning
The Ascension
The Warlock
The Son of Neptune
City of Fallen Angels
Clockwork Prince
The Power of Six
The Throne of Fire
The Maze Runner
The Scorch Trials
The Demon King
The Exiled Queen
Thieves Like Us
The Aztec Code
The Bloodline Cipher
Thieves Till We Die
The Path of Daggers
Winters Heart
Crossroads of Twilight
Knife of Dreams
The Towers of Midnight
Naked Empire
Debt of Bones
Dragon Slippers
Dragon Flight
Dragon Spear
Ravens Gate
Evil Star
Night Rise
Tyger Tyger
The Hourglass Door
The Golden Spiral
American Gods
Gods of Manhattan
Spirits In The Park

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Mar 6 11 8:56 AM

I don't really write a reading challenge list, but books I will read for sure:

A Dance of Dragons
The Sorrows of Young Werther
The Warlock
Macbeth - in English
Anything by P.G. Wodehouse
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul
The Island of the Day Before
Shalimar the Clown
Howl's Moving Castle

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Mar 25 11 8:13 PM

I don't really have a list, but here are the books I've read this year. (Including re-reads)
Animal Farm, by George Orwell
Martin the Warrior, by Brian Jacques
Mossflower, by Brian Jacques
Ender's Shadow, by Orson Scott Card
Witch and Wizard, by James Patterson
Witch and Wizard; The Gift, by James Patterson
The Maze Runner, by James Dashner
The Scorch Trials, by James Dashner
Night Rise, by Anthony Horowitz
Necropolis, by Anthony Horowitz
How to lose a war, edited by Jeff Fawacett
How to lose a battle, edited by Jeff Fawacett
I will add to this list as I read more.

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