TBR (To Be Read) Challenge

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

TBR (To Be Read) Challenge

Goal: To read 12 books from my TBR list between 1/1/09-12/31/09.

*The list can NOT be changed after 1/1/09, however a book may be selected from the 12 listed alternates.

This challenge will help me focus on finally getting to several books that have been collecting dust for a few years on my book case.

  1. Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
  2. Watchers by Dean Koontz
  3. Fault Line by Barry Eisler
  4. Memorial Day by Vince Flynn
  5. Black Ice by Anne Stuart
  6. The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti
  7. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  8. How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents by Julia Alvarez
  9. Native Speaker by Chang-Rae Lee
  10. Kehinde by Buchi Emecheta
  11. Aesop's Fables
  12. Bram Stoker's Dracula
My 12 alternates are:
  1. Executive Power by Vince Flynn
  2. Cold as Ice by Anne Stuart
  3. Is Bill Cosby Right by Michael Eric Dyson
  4. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  5. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  6. The Last Secret of the Temple by Paul Sussman
  7. Welcome to my Country by Lauren Slater
  8. Where the Heart is by Billie Letts
  9. Kaffir Boy by Mark Mathabane
  10. Josephine by Josephine Baker
  11. Tell my Horse by Zora Neale Hurston
  12. Warlock by Wilbur Smith


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