**Challenge complete. See my wrap-up post HERE.**
Dates: 1 January - 31 December, 2013
Hosted by: The Book Vixen
Guidelines (quoted from the Challenge announcement page):
- The goal is to outdo yourself by reading more books in 2013 than you did in 2012.
- See the different levels below and pick the one that works best for you. You can move up a level as often as you’d like but no moving down.
- Books can be any format (bound, ebook, audio).
- Novellas that are at least 100 pages in length, as well as full-length novels, will count for this reading challenge.
- Re-reads and crossovers from other reading challenges are allowed.
- You do not have to be a book blogger to participate; you can track your progress on Goodreads or LibraryThing.
- Getting my heart rate up – Read 1–5 more books
- Out of breath – Read 6–10 more books
- Breaking a sweat – Read 11–15 more books
- I’m on fire! – Read 16+ more books
** I'm signing up at the second level ("Out of breath").
See my original post about the challenge here.
See my challenge wrap-up post here.
See the Challenge announcement/sign-up page here.
See the Challenge review link-up page here.
MY READING LIST (books read, with links to reviews):
- The Lost Symbol. Dan Brown
- Cat on the Scent. Rita Mae Brown
- Darwin's Ghosts. Rebecca Stott
- The Heat of the Sun. David Rain
- Farewell, Dorothy Parker. Ellen Meister
- Guilt. Jonathan Kellerman
- Cold Remains. Sally Spedding
- The Happy Hollisters. Jerry West
- Half Magic. Edward Eager
- The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club. Duncan Whitehead
- Clea. Lawrence Durrell
- Seduction. M.J. Rose
- Fer-de-Lance. Rex Stout
- The Flamethrowers. Rachel Kushner
- & Sons: A Novel. David Gilbert
- Inferno. Dan Brown
- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. L. Frank Baum
- A Fearful Madness. Julius Falconer
- Death By a HoneyBee. Abigail Keam
- Is This Tomorrow. Caroline Leavitt
- A Fatal Likeness. Lyn Shepherd
- Pretty Polly Flinders. Mary Frances Blaisdell
- The Good Luck of Right Now. Matthew Quick
- The Buddhist Catechism. Henry Steel Olcott
- Bunnicula. James Howe & Deborah Howe
- The Book of Secrets. Elizabeth Joy Arnold
- Night Film. Marisha Pessl
- The Small Hand & Dolly. Susan Hill
- The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. H.P. Lovecraft
- Ignorance. Milan Kundera
- The Shooting Party. Isabel Colegate
- Time Will Tell. Donald Greig
- Heroic Measures. Jill Ciment
- Invisible Cities. Italo Calvino
- Double Indemnity. James M. Cain
- Evil Under the Sun. Agatha Christie
- The 13 Clocks. James Thurber
- Chéri. Colette