Thursday, December 18, 2008

TBR Challenge 2009


My list of books I really need to or want to read and/or finish:

1. The House at Sugar Beach by Helene Cooper (OSC Book Club)
2. Waiting by Ha Jin (OSC Book Club)
3. Channeling Mark Twain by Carol Muske Dukes (OSC Book Club)

4. Knit Two by Kate Jacobs
5. Espresso Shot by Cleo Coyle
6. My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok (also a Jewish Lit Challenge choice)
7. Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire (holdover from 2008)
---8. Mirror, Mirror by Gregory Maguire (holdover from 2008)---Nope. Couldn't get into it, so I give up.
9. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
10. Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
11. Beach Dreams by Trish Perry
12. Odd Mom Out by Jane Porter

ALTERNATES:

Suite française by Irène Némirovsky
The Hidden Life of Otto Frank by Carol Ann Lee
Blind Submission by Debra Ginsberg
Getting into Character by Brandilyn Collins
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs
Big Girls Don't Whine by Jan Silvious

2 comments:

Karen said...

I taught Maguire's "Confessions" in a Contemporary Literature course as a postmodern treatment of archetypes, so if you finish it and find yourself craving an in-depth discussion of its themes, shoot me an e-mail :^)

Book Dragon said...

I have Knit Two on my shelf also but didn't see it when I made my list :(