Sunday, July 1, 2007

UPDATE: June Books

An amazing total for June, because it is a very busy month at work for me. Challenge reading is continuing, and it seems at the end of each month I start worrying about getting books finished, reading a big list, and then I remember: it's all for fun. It doesn't matter whether I finish a challenge or not, it's about reading great books and enjoying them.

Total books read: 12 8 fiction, 4 nonfiction
Books Read for Nonfiction Challenge: 3
Books Read for Southern Challenge: 2
Books Read for Something About Me Challenge: 2
Books Read for Summer Reading Round 2: 3
Books Read for Dystopian Challenge: 1
Books Read for NYT Notable Books: 2
Reading Across Borders : 2

Best New Author : Larson, Vowell
Best New Series: Miss Julia, Stephanie Plum
Best Book: The Devil in the White City; So Many Books, So Little Time

the list:
67. The Echo Maker - Richard Powers
66. One for the Money - Janet Evanovich
65. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
64. Zlata's Diary - Zlata Filipovic
63. Good Intentions - Joy Fielding
62. The Translator - Leila Aboulela
61. Quite a Year for Plums - Bailey White
60. The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson
59. So Many Books, So Little Time - Sara Nelson
58. Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes
57. Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind - Ann B Ross
56. Assassination Vacation - Sarah Vowell