Sunday, February 1, 2009

UPDATE: January Books

I came so close to reading 10 novels this month, but a nonfiction book (Dewey) and a really long book (Cloud Atlas) conspired against me, leaving me at 9 novels read. The pretty badges were an incentive but I couldn't quite get to the gold. I finished a couple challenges - Unread Authors, Book Awards II, the Orange January Project, and NaJuReMoNoMo.

10. Beat the Reaper - Josh Bazell
9. Bel Canto - Ann Patchett
8. Three Bags Full - Leonie Swann
7. Dewey - Vicki Myron
6. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
5. Book of a Thousand Days - Shannon Hale
4. Amsterdam - Ian McEwan
3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
2. The Road Home - Rose Tremain
1. Mercy Among the Children - David Adams Richards

That was a really good month of books there and I don't think I can even pick my favorite.


  1. I loved #7 and 3...#2 is on my TBR list and I have to read #5. I love Shannon Hale...right now I'm reading her graphic novel Rapunzel's Revenge.

  2. Looks like a very good month, Raidergirl3.

  3. Wow, great job! I read, um, one? this month.

  4. Looks like you had a great month.

    Just so you know I tagged you for the Your Blog Is Fabulous Award. Hope you enjoy it.

  5. staci - I really liked the Hale book, she hasn't disappointed me ever.

    booklogged - thanks, it was a great start to the year.

    lexi - every month is different, I hope you liked the one book you read?

    caspette - thanks for the award! Very kind of you.

  6. Congratulations! I want to thank you for being such a good supporter of NaJuReMoNoMo. I'm sure you'll get gold next year.


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