Monday, March 30, 2009

999 Challenge - Progress Report

Here's an update on how I'm progressing in my 999 Challenge categories. I've included the date the book or audiobook was completed. Each link is to my review post.

Award Winners:
  1. The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde (1/27/09)
  2. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Volume 1, The Pox Party by M.T. Anderson (2/13/09)
  3. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart (3/3/09)
  4. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (3/15/09)

New (to me) authors:
  1. The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman (1/17/09)
  2. Wicked by Gregory Maguire (2/1/09)
  3. Dreamhunter by Elizabeth Knox (3/6/09)
  4. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford (3/8/09)
  5. Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson (3/24/09)

Books about books, reading, or writing:
  1. 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die edited by Peter Boxall (1/15/09)
  2. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott (1/23/09)
  3. The Pleasure of Reading edited by Antonia Fraser (2/4/09)
  4. Housekeeping vs. The Dirt by Nick Hornby (2/17/09)
  5. Shakespeare Wrote for Money by Nick Hornby (3/12/09)

Other nonfiction:
  1. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (1/5/09)
  2. Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi (1/16/09)
  3. Levels of the Game by John McPhee (1/17/09)
  4. The Cross by Arthur Blessitt (2/12/09)

  1. Anne's House of Dreams by L.M. Montgomery (1/6/09)
  2. Shakespeare: The World as Stage by Bill Bryson (1/22/09)
  3. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett (2/26/09)
  4. Then She Found Me by Elinor Lipman (3/4/09)
  5. 16 Lighthouse Road by Debbie Macomber (3/12/09)
  6. Alanna: the First Adventure by Tamora Pierce (3/14/09)
  7. My Man Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse (3/28/09)

Graphic novels:
  1. Maus: A Survivor's Tale by Art Spiegelman (2/6/09)
  2. The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman (3/2/09)
  3. Y: The Last Man by Brian Vaughan (3/2/09)

  1. Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde (1/1/09)
  2. The Shack by W.P. Young (1/4/09)
  3. Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde (3/11/09)

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney (1/20/09)
  2. The Last Knight by Hilari Bell (2/5/09)
  3. Rogue's Home by Hilari Bell (2/14/09)
  4. Dreamquake by Elizabeth Knox(3/18/09)
  5. In the Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce (3/20/09)
  6. Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris (3/23/09)

Lost Book Club:
  1. Bad Twin by Gary Troup (1/19/09)
  2. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (2/28/09)

Total books read - 39

Wow! I can't believe I'm nearly halfway there! I'm going to start updating my progress monthly so I don't have a huge amount of listing and linking to do every time.

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