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The Reading Challenge

My Return to the blog after a much long absence marks a definite change in my life. Things are okay for me and my family, but they have been better.

Last May I decided to do a reading challenge on Facebook. My goal was to read 100 books by the end of September. I fell short my goal by 70 books. It was a highly ambitious number to attain in 5 months anyways. but this is the turn out that I did get:

May8th-May 10th: Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey
May 11th-May 13th: Kill the Dead: A Sandman Slim Novel by Richard Kadrey
May 15th-May 17th: Once Dead, Twice Shy by Kim Harrison
May 18th 11 PM-May 19th 6 AM: Moon Called: A Mercy Thompson Novel by Patricia Briggs
May 19th-May 21st: Blood Bound: A Mercy Thompson Novel by Patricia Briggs
May 21st-May 23rd: Iron Kissed: A Mercy Thompson Novel by Patricia Briggs
May 23rd-May 24th: Bone Crossed: A Mercy Thompson Novel by Patricia Briggs
May 24th-May 25th: Silver Borne: A Mercy Thompson Novel by Patricia Briggs
May 27th 6 P.M.-1 A.M. River Marked: A Mercy Thompson Novel by Patricia Briggs
May 28th: The Looking Glass Wars, Book 1 by Frank Beddor
May 29th: The Looking Glass Wars, Book 2: Seeing Redd by Frank Beddor
May 30th: The Looking Glass Wars, Book 3: Arch Enemy by Frank Beddor

June 1st: Alpha & Omega-On the prowl-Patricia Briggs Short Story
June 1st-2nd: Patricia Briggs -Alpha & Omega 01 - Cry Wolf
June 3rd: Patricia Briggs -Alpha & Omega 02 - Hunting Ground
June 4th-8th: Kim Harrison - 09 Pale Demon
June 10th-13th: Kinsey Holley - Werewolves in Love 1 - Kiss and Kin
June 14th: Glen Cook - Garrett Files 04 - Old Tin Sorrows
June 15th-18th: Cheyenne McCay -  Night Tracker 01 - Demons Not Included
June 19th-25th (No books Read)
June 26th-28th: Dead Until Dark, Southern Vampire Mysteries, A Sookie Stackhouse novel (True Blood) by Charlaine Harris

July 1st-28th:
  1. Undead and Unwedby Mary Janice Davidson
  2. Undead and Unemployedby Mary Janice Davidson
  3. Undead and Unappreciatedby Mary Janice Davidson
  4. Undead and Unreturnableby Mary Janice Davidson
Kitty Norville (Werewolf) by Carrie Vaughn
  1. Kitty and the Midnight Hour
  2. Kitty Goes to Washington
  3. Kitty Takes a Holiday
  4. Kitty and the Silver Bullet
  5. Kitty and the Dead Man's Hand
  6. Kitty Raises Hell
  7. Kitty's House of Horrors
My new Goal is for me to start my count again October first. I will then read as many books as I can in one year. Now here's the fun part.I'm going to post this many different places and redirect them here for comments. The person to guess the right amount of books gets a prize. you can choose any number but if the number you wanted to say is taken, choose another one.

Example: Gary Stu said 60 but Mary Sue wanted to say that one. She now can either say 59 or 61. But not 60 because it was already called.

The person to guess the right amount of books gets a special prize. You get to choose one book from a list I provide and you get it for free. I'll handle Postage and everything.

What do you think Guys and Gals? Think we can do this?
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