The Countdown Challenge


This is a new one hosted by 3M at 1more chapter. You can find all the information here.

I was immediately pulled into this one because I’m find that I’m always behind on reading new releases. This is a retroactive challenge, meaning it started 8/8/08 and will end 9/9/09.

Here’s my list.

2009 (9 required):

  1. Fool by Christopher Moore
  2. Twilight Director’s Notebook by Catherine Hardwicke
  3. 8th Confession by James Patterson
  4. Mommywood by Tori Spelling
  5. Swimsuit by James Patterson
  6. Take Your Shirt Off and Cry by Nancy Balbirer
  7. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
  8. Run For Your Life by James Patterson
  9. The Noticer by Andy Andrews

2008 (8 required):

  1. 7th Heaven by James Patterson
  2. Smoke Screen By Sandra Brown
  3. Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
  4. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  5. Sundays at Tiffany’s by James Patterson
  6. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
  7. Influence by Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen
  8. One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell

2007 (7 required):

  1. You’ve Been Warned by James Patterson
  2. The Quickie by James Patterson
  3. You Know You’re a Writer When by Adair Lara
  4. Love is a Many Trousered Thing by Louise Rennison
  5. 30 Days of Night by Steve Niles
  6. The Daring Book for Girls by Andrea Buchanan
  7. Step on a Crack by James Patterson

2006 (6 required):

  1. With Our Good Will by Doug Copsey
  2. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  3. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
  4. Startled By His Furry Shorts by Louise Rennison
  5. Size 12 is Not Fat by Meg Cabot
  6. Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris

2005 (5 required):

  1. Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers by Louise Rennison
  2. Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
  3. Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
  4. Marley and Me by John Grogan
  5. Mary Mary by James Patterson

2004 (4 required):

  1. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  2. Dancing in My Nuddy Pants by Louise Rennison
  3. santaKid by James Patterson (children’s book)
  4. Away Laughing on a Fast Camel by Louise Rennison

2003 (3 required):

  1. Journals by Kurt Cobain
  2. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  3. The Lake House by James Patterson

2002 (2 required):

  1. Knocked Out By My Nunga-Nungas by Louise Rennison
  2. Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks

2001 (1 required):

  1. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
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