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Book Binge 2009

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The annual Book Binge starts April 1. Here are the “rules”, such as they are:

1. For the month of April, keep track of the books you read.

2. On May 1, post your list on your blog.

This is my first time participating by I thought it would be fun since I keep track of my books anyway. I don’t have any set goals except to read hopefully at least 6 books off my own shelves this month.

My List

  1. Twilight Director’s Notebook by Catherine Hardwicke
  2. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  3. Sex and the City: the Movie by Amy Sohn
  4. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
  5. Everyone is Beautiful by Katherine Center
  6. Knit Two by Kate Jacobs
  7. The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum
  8. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
  9. 300 by Frank Miller
  10. Love Letters of Great Men Vol 1. by John C. Kirkland
  11. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  12. 30 Days of Night by Steve Niles
  13. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
  14. Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
  15. Violets are Blue by James Patterson
  16. Four to Score by Janet Evanovich
  17. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  18. 8th Confession by James Patterson

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Friday Finds – April 3

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Should Be Reading hosts this weekly event. This is my first time joining in. Normally I feel like I don’t have that much I’ve heard about or added to my collection, so I’ve chosen to pass on it.

But this weekend is the Library Book Sale and I had a gift card to Borders, so I did some shopping this afternoon. Figured it might be a great time to start joining in.

What great books did you hear about / discover this past week? Share with us your FRIDAY FINDS! :D

From the Library:

  1. The Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
  2. Shakespeare’s Macbeth (Lake English Classic)
  3. Hawk O’Toole’s Hostage by Sandra Brown
  4. O is for Outlaw by Sue Grafton
  5. A River Runs Through It and other stories by Norman Maclean
  6. The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
  7. Unspeakable by Sandra Brown
  8. Tempest in Eden by Sandra Brown

From Borders:

  1. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
  2. Twilight Director’s Notebook by Catherine Hardwicke

Currently checked out from Library:

  1. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  2. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

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