100+ Reading Challenge Wrap-Up

I have completed the 100+ reading challenge a while ago (back in August). I'm so lazy to do wrap-up posts.

I remember being so worried when I signed up for this challenge thinking "100 books! - J. Kaye is nuts, I'm nuts for thinking I can do it". But, yep, those extra minutes before work, reading in the car through lunch, and those times I've had to lie and say I had major stomach issues (white lies) - in order to have some peace and quiet to finish off a chapter have really paid off.

Here are my 100 books:
1 Disquiet - Julia Leigh
2 Christmas Jars - Jason F. Wright
3 The Reader - Bernard Schlink
4 The Wednesday Letters - Jason F. Wright
5 Where the Heart Is - Billie Letts
7 Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict - Laurie Viera Rigler
8 Blindness - José Saramago
9 Secret Vampire - L.J. Smith
10 Inkspell - Cornelia Funke
11 Time of My Life - Allison Winn Scotch
12 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
13 Life of Pi - Yann Martel
15 Ms. Hempel Chronicles - Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
16 The Thief Lord - Cornelia Funke
17 Never Let Me Go - Kazuo Ishiguro
18 Confessions of a Shopoholic - Sophie Kinsella
19 No Rest for the Wicked - Kresley Cole
20 One Fifth Avenue - Candace Bushnell
21 Upon the Midnight Clear - Sherrilyn Kenyon
22 One Silent Night - Sherrilyn Kenyon
23 Outlander - Diana Gabaldon
24 Confessions of a Former Child - Daniel J. Tomasulo
25 Playing with the Grown-Ups - Sophie Dahl
26 M is for Magic - Neil Gaiman
27 The Mistress's Daughter - A.M. Homes
28 He's Just Not That Into You - Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo
30 The Host - Stephanie Meyer
31 Dirty Little Angels - Chris Tusa
32 Handle with Care - Jodi Picoult
33 The Side-Yard Superhero - Rick D. Niece
34 Stardust - Neil Gaiman
35 Matrimony - Joshua Henkin
36 Nineteen Minutes - Jodi Picoult
37 Laura Rider's Masterpiece - Jane Hamilton
38 Firefly Lane - Kristin Hannah
39 Shoot the Moon - Billie Letts
41 The Lake that Stole Children: A Fable - Douglas Glenn Clark
43 Girls in Trucks - Katie Crouch
44 The City of Ember - Jeanne DuPrau
45 The People of Sparks - Jeanne DuPrau
46 One Deadly Sin - Annie Solomon
47 Jantsen's Gift - Pam Cope & Aimee Molloy
49 The Blue Notebook - James A. Levine
50 The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton
51 The Prophet of Yonwood - Jeanne DuPrau
52 My Little Red Book - Rachel Kauder Nalebuff
55 Mother of the Believers - Kamran Pasha
56 Dead and Gone - Charlaine Harris
57 The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
58 Burning Wild - Christine Feehan
59 Twenty Boy Summer - Sarah Ockler
60 A Hint of Wicked - Jennifer Haymore
64 In the Land of Cotton - Martha A. Taylor
65 Something Borrowed - Emily Giffin
66 Obama’s Blackbery - Kasper Hauser
67 If I Stay - Gayle Forman
68 Marked - P.C. Cast + Kristin Cast
69 Wintergirls - Laurie Halse Anderson
70 Speak - Laurie Halse Anderson
71 Secrets to Happiness - Sarah Dunn
72 I Love You, Beth Cooper - Larry Doyle
73 Annie’s Ghosts - Steve Luxenberg
74 Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist - Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
75 Wings - Aprilynn Pike
76 Ghostgirl - Tonya Hurley
77 The Vanishing Sculptor - Donita K. Paul
78 Bound to Please - Lillie Feisty
79 The Devlin Diary - Christi Phillips
80 Seduce the Darkness - Gena Showalter
81 Drawing in the Dust - Zoe Klein
82 My Forbidden Desire - Carolyn Jewel
83 The Castaways - Elin Hilderbrand
84 Knight of Desire - Margaret Mallory
85 How Perfect is That - Sarah Bird
86 The School of Essential Ingredients - Erica Bauermeister
87 The Wolves’ Keeper Legend - Silvia Weber
88 Last Light Over Carolina - Mary Alice Monroe
89 One Scream Away - Kate Brady
90 Summer House - Nancy Thayer
91 Ravens - George Dawes Green
92 Before I Die - Jenny Downham
93 Fairy Tale - Cyn Balog
94 Benny & Shrimp - Katarina Mazetti
95 The Grand Sophy - Georgette Heyer
96 Hidden Currents - Christine Feehan
97 Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story - Carolyn Turgeon
98 Hush, Hush - Becca Fitzpatrick
99 City of Bones - Cassandra Clare
100 Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict - Laurie Viera Rigler


Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Very impressive! I've read some of these books, and others are on my TBR stacks.

Juju from Tales of Whimsy said...

Congrats :)

Juju from Tales of Whimsy said...

Quite impressive!

Book Dragon said...

We've read some of the same books and others are on my TBR list!

I finished too, here's my list

Nina said...

Great job! I wish I could to that! :)

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ANovelMenagerie said...

Your site looks so cute. I haven't been there in a while because I read your posts on Google Reader. Anyway, Congrats! I finished, too. But, I'm keeping my list going for the rest of 2009 to see how many books I read in a year. I like this challenge!

Aarti said...

I like the new site. Maybe it's just my computer, but the font seems a little light to read. Could it be darker? I don't mind, really, if you prefer it to be the gray as I read the posts on GOogle.

CONGRATS on 100 books! Very impressive :-) I'm only at like... forty. Good thing that's a challenge I didn't sign up for!

celi.a said...

Congrats on making it to 100! Oh, and happy reading for the next 100, too. :)

Beth F said...

Woo Hoo! Way to go. I've been out of town for a few days, so I don't know when you changed your look -- but I love it!!

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