The 2009 Support Your Library Challenge (01/01/2009 – 31/12/2009)

** The first is to read 12 books from your local library in 2009.
** The second is to read 25 books from your local library in 2009.
** The third is to read 50 books from your local library in 2009.You decide which one of the three challenges is best for you.

Here are the guidelines:

1) You can join anytime as long as you don’t start reading your books prior to 2009.
2) This challenge is for 2009 only. The last day to have all your books read is December 31, 2009.
3) You can join anytime between now and December 31, 2009.
4) Our goal is to read 12, 25, or 50 books checkout from our local library in 2009. Please decide which when you sign up and don’t change it.
5) These can be audios, downloads, children’s, YA. As long as it’s a book, format and target age group does not matter.


I’m going to do the third one and my list is upcoming (I’ll update this post as I finished reading my library books):

1. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw

2. The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society by Many Ann Shaffer

3. Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill

4. These few lines: A Convict Story: The Lost Lives of Myra & William Sykes by Graham Seal

5. Once Were Warriors by Alan Duff

6. William Pitt the Younger: A Biography by William Hague

7. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

8. Bad Boy by Stephen Gray

9. The Dancer Upstairs by Nicholas Shakespeare

10. Light on Snow by Anita Shreve

11. I know why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

12. The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

13. Tim by Colleen McCullough

14. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark

15. The Door to December by Dean Koontz

16. When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro

17. School’s Out Forever (Maximum Ride 2) by James Patterson

18. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

19. The History of England by Jane Austen & Charles Dickens

20. Saving the World and Other Extreme Sport by James Patterson

21. The Princess Bride by William Goldman

22. The Red Shoe by Ursula Dubosarsky

23. The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy


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