Thursday, January 15, 2009

Nine in 09 Reading Challenge

Dec.27/08-Dec.27/09

Details and definitions of categories: http://9for09.wordpress.com/

Read 9 books, one each from 9 categories. Only 3 may be used in other reading challenges. The books must already be in your possession.
Completed books are highlighted or linked to reviews.

Long - The Gravedigger's Daughter****+ by Joyce Carol Oates (592 pgs.)
Free - Letters Between Us**** by Linda Rader Overman (ARC)
Dusty - The Museum Guard**** by Howard Norman (on shelf for 3 years)
Used - Mercy Among the Children***** by David Adams Richards (purchased used)
Letter - To Siberia****+ by Per Petterson (Sandra)
Strange - The Rabbi's Cat 2***+ by Joann Sfar (I never read graphic novels)
Distance - Kitchen**** by Banana Yoshimoto (Japan)
Alive or Not - The Bird of Night**** by Susan Hill (Costa Award 1972)
Cover - The Seamstress****+ by Frances De Pontes Peebles (prettiest cover)

Challenge completed February 15, 2009.

2 comments:

  1. Great list!

    Thanks for joining this challenge.

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  2. Great job! I haven't even gotten 1/2 way through my list and I am the creator.

    I will enter your link for the 8/29 contest and for finishing the books.

    Enjoy the rest of the year!

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