2010: Challenges – Challenges Wrap-Up

I’m running out of days in December, so I’m going to summarize the rest of my challenges here!  Unfortunately, there are only 2 more that I completed — the rest are the challenges that were not meant to be…

2010 100+ Reading Challenge – 108 books

This one is technically completed, but it wasn’t completed based on my personal goal.  I was aiming for 144 books this year, but didn’t *quite* make it.  My final book list is here.

2010 Reading From My Shelves Challenge – 30/30 books (100%)

  1. Shogun – James Clavell 
  2. Lamb - Christopher Moore
  3. Night Fire – Catherine Coulter 
  4. Bird by Bird – Anne Lamott 
  5. Little ChildrenTom Perrotta 
  6. Pacific Vortex! – Clive Cussler 
  7. Eat This, Not That – David Zinczenko 
  8. London Bridges – James Patterson 
  9. The Seventh Commandment – Lawrence Sanders 
  10. Shakespeare’s Landlord – Charlaine Harris 
  11. A Stab in the Dark – Lawrence Block 
  12. A Lesson Before Dying – Ernest J. Gaines 
  13. Dark Entries – Ian Rankin 
  14. Beneath a Blood Red Moon – Shannon Drake 
  15. Murder at Monticello – Rita Mae Brown 
  16. Stalking the Angel – Robert Crais 
  17. Chasing the Dime – Michael Connelly
  18. See Jane Write – Sarah Mlynowski & Farrin Jacobs 
  19. Metro Girl – Janet Evanovich 
  20. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – Lisa See 
  21. Banker – Dick Francis 
  22. Baltimore Blues – Laura Lippman 
  23. The Clinic – Jonathan Kellerman 
  24. The Sands of Time – Sidney Sheldon 
  25. Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
  26. The Eye of the Needle – Ken Follett 
  27. Morrigan’s Cross – Nora Roberts 
  28. Abandon – Carla Neggers 
  29. All He Ever Wanted – Anita Shreve 
  30. Gone, Baby, Gone – Dennis Lehane

ARC Reading Challenge 2010 – 22/25 books (88%)

  1. The First Rule – Robert Crais
  2. Forbidden Falls – Robyn Carr 
  3. No One You Know – Michelle Richmond
  4. Ivory Tower Cop – George Kirkham & Leonard Territo
  5. Gossip of the Starlings – Nina de Gramont 
  6. In Ecstasy – Kate McCaffrey
  7. So Much For That – Lionel Shriver
  8. A Reliable Wife – Robert Goolrick
  9. Horns – Joe Hill
  10. Voices – Arnaldur Indridason 
  11. Chenxi and the Foreigner – Sally Rippin
  12. Possessed – Kate Cann
  13. The Anniversary ManR.J. Ellory
  14. Broken – Karin Slaughter
  15. The Secret of Ka
    Christopher Pike
  16. Broken – Karin Fossum
  17. Saving Max – Antoinette van Heugten
  18. Without Mercy – Lisa Jackson
  19. Tapestry of Love – Rosy Thornton
  20. Lake Magic – Kimberly Fisk
  21. Hollywood is Like High School With Money - Zoey Dean
  22. Reckless – Andrew Gross

2010 Young Adult Reading Challenge – 6/12 books (50%)

  1. Hit and Run Holiday – Carolyn Keene
  2. In Ecstasy – Kate McCaffrey
  3. Chenxi and the Foreigner – Sally Rippin
  4. Possessed – Kate Cann
  5. The Secret of Ka – Christopher Pike
  6. Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins

2nd Reading Challenge – 14/20 books (70%)

  1. Tongue in Chic – Christina Dodd   
  2. Forbidden Falls – Robyn Carr   
  3. Already Dead – Charlie Huston 
  4. The Seventh Commandment – Lawrence Sanders   
  5. Rest in Pieces – Rita Mae Brown 
  6. So Much For That – Lionel Shriver
  7. Strawberry Shortcake Murder – Joanne Fluke 
  8. Horns – Joe Hill
  9. The Anniversary ManR.J. Ellory
  10. The Black Ice – Michael Connelly 
  11. Heat Lightning – John Sandford   
  12. Abandon – Carla Neggers 
  13. Don’t Look Down – Jennifer Crusie & Bob Mayer  
  14. You Suck – Christopher Moore 

Audiobook Challenge – 16/20 books (80%)

  1. Tongue in Chic – Christina Dodd   
  2. Black Seconds – Karin Fossum
  3. The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove – Christopher Moore 
  4. White Witch, Black Curse – Kim Harrison 
  5. Inner Harbor – Nora Roberts 
  6. A Reliable Wife – Robert Goolrick 
  7. The Beach House – Jane Green   
  8. Undertow – Sydney Bauer 
  9. Fool – Christopher Moore 
  10. Smoke Screen – Sandra Brown   
  11. Stalking Susan – Julie Kramer 
  12. Baltimore Blues – Laura Lippman 
  13. Black Hills – Nora Roberts 
  14. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures – Vincent Lam 
  15. Don’t Look Down – Jennifer Crusie & Bob Mayer  
  16. At Home: A Short History of Private Life – Bill Bryson
  17. You Suck – Christopher Moore 

Contemporary Romance Reading Challenge 2010 – 8/10 books (80%)

  1. Tongue in Chic – Christina Dodd   
  2. Forbidden Falls – Robyn Carr   
  3. Inner Harbor – Nora Roberts 
  4. Shelter Mountain – Robyn Carr   
  5. Back to the Bedroom – Janet Evanovich 
  6. Just Before Sunrise – Carla Neggers 
  7. Time Was – Nora Roberts 
  8. Lake Magic – Kimberly Fisk 

Historical Fiction Reading Challenge – 7/12 books (58%)

  1. Shogun – James Clavell 
  2. The Kitchen House - Kathleen Grissom  
  3. A Reliable Wife – Robert Goolrick 
  4. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – Lisa See 
  5. The Eye of the Needle – Ken Follett   
  6. All He Ever Wanted – Anita Shreve 
  7. The Help – Kathryn Stockett 

Pages Read Challenge Season 2 – 31,475 / 40,000 pages (79%)

What’s in a Name? 3 Challenge – 4/6 books (67%)

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