2010 TBR Challenge


2010tbr_21MizB is also hosting this challenge again. I’ve had fun this year reading books but I’m still not finished. I will need to think about this years books and post a

** Pick 12 books – one for each month of the year – that you’ve been wanting to read (that have been on your “To Be Read” list) for 6 months or longer, but haven’t gotten around to.

** OPTIONAL: Create a list of 12 “Alternates” (books you could substitute for your challenge books, given that a particular one doesn’t grab you at the time)

** Then, starting January 1, read one of these books from your list each month, ending December 31. )

My List:

  1. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy – finished May 27, 2010
  2. Blonde
  3. Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver – finished December 31, 2010
  4. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote – finished Oct 10, 2010
  5. Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger – finished Nov 7, 2010
  6. Crime and Punishment
  7. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens – finished NOV 21, 10
  8. Four Past Midnight
  9. It
  10. House of Mirth
  11. Interview With the Vampire
  12. Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Alternatives:

  1. Godfather by Mario Puzo – finished Sept 30, 2010
  2. Grapes of Wrath
  3. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote – finished Oct 8, 2010
  4. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen – finished Dec 20, 2010
  5. A Mighty Heart
  6. One Hundred Years of Solitude
  7. Pretty Little Mistakes
  8. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates – finished Feb 20, 2010
  9. Sail by James Patterson – finished June 12, 2010
  10. Secret Diary of a Call Girl by Anonymous – finished Nov 30, 2010
  11. Son of a Witch
  12. Thank You for Smoking by Christopher Buckley – finished June 20, 2010


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