Friday, October 24, 2008

Fall Into Reading Update


I've seen a bunch of bloggers updating their Fall Into Reading lists, so I figured I'd join in. I originally listed 14 books, but I'm going to add more as I need to clear out my TBR pile for a bunch of virtual book tours beginning next week and lasting through early December.

You can view my original Fall Into Reading list here.

Here's the updated list. I've completed the books written in red.

1. The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran
2. Testimony by Anita Shreve
3. The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks
4. The Safety of Secrets by Delaune Michel
5. Life After Genius by M. Ann Jacoby
6. Lydia Bennet's Story by Jane Odiwe (reviewed here)
7. The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
8. The Memorist by MJ Rose
9. Pemberley By the Sea by Abigail Reynolds
10. Arsenic Soup for Lovers by Georgia Z. Post
11. Any Given Doomsday by Lori Handeland (reviewed here)
12. Black Box by Julie Schumacher (reviewed here)
13. The Wonder Singer by George Rabasa
14. Off The Menu by Christine Son
15. Owen Fiddler by Marvin D. Wilson
16. Cold Rock River by J.L. Miles
17. The Ladies of Longbourn by Rebecca Ann Collins
18. The House on Tradd Street by Karen White
19. Sam's Quest for the Crimson Crystal by Ben Furman
20. Sam's Quest: The Royal Trident by Ben Furman
21. The Sighing of the Winter Trees by Laura Grossman
22. Open Slowly by Dayle Furlong
23. Conscience Point by Erica Abeel
24. Matrimony by Joshua Henkin
25. Tomato Girl by Jayne Pupek
26. Down to a Sunless Sea by Mathias B. Freese
27. The Middle Sister by Bonnie Glover
28. In Hovering Flight by Joyce Hinnefeld
29. Ines of My Soul by Isabel Allende
30. Mansfield Park Revisited by Joan Aiken
31. The Reluctant Widow by Georgette Heyer
32. Cooperative Village by Frances Madeson

I know this is a very ambitious list, but I'm up for the challenge! Wish me luck! (I'm going to need it...)

The Fall Into Reading challenge runs until December 20 and is being hosted by Callipidder Days.


22 comments:

Jeannie said...

Wow, if you say you can do it, then I believe you completely. I have a cousin who can read that much. I envy you guys!

Is there a book from your list that you want to read first?

Lenore said...

Hey ambition is good!

Anna said...

Jeannie: Once I finish Life After Genius (hopefully today), I'll start The 19th Wife. I'd probably read a lot less if I didn't have such a long work commute. But I like that time to myself; I actually need it!

Lenore: That's what I was telling myself!

bermudaonion said...

That is quite an ambitious list. Good luck!

Marie said...

Can't wait to see what you think of Matrimony- it's been making the rounds! :-)

Dar said...

That is an ambitious list Anna. I've changed mine several times but have only been changing the side bar. When I post my final list I'll put my original on there and my final and everybody can get a good laugh at how different they'll be.

Shana said...

Anna, GOOD LUCK!!!

Your list makes me feel better :)

Hey, this is off topic but there is a movie I've been meaning to ask if you've watched, about WWII.

It's called Enigma and stars the oh-so-yummy Dougray Scott. Here is the IMDB link:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0157583/

My husband and I watched the premier in an art house theatre in Kansas City and loved it. I don't think it had a big release so many people have never heard of it.

I didn't realize until I looked up the link just now that it's based on a book. I'll have to check that out.

Have you seen the movie or read the book?

Shana
Literarily

Alea said...

Good luck! I've been reading things not on my list but not adding them. I kept my list pretty short! They are all ARCs I hope to have read by the end of this challenge!

I love my commute too, sit down read and all of a sudden you're there!

Nymeth said...

That is quite a list! Good luck with the challenge, Anna!

nbbaker1102 said...

That is quite a list. It looks like you've got a good start. I'd love to hear what you think of Pemberbly by the Sea.

Serena said...

you can do it..you read like 85 books a week. LOL

Good luck!

Dawn said...

Wow Anna! That's some list! I've had my eye on a couple of those so I can't wait to hear what you think.

I know you can do it! ;O) AND knit a couple of pairs of socks too! No pressure huh? LOL!!! I'll be rooting for ya!

Alea said...

I just tagged you for a meme: http://aleapopculture.blogspot.com/2008/10/7-random-things-meme.html

Feel free to pass on it if you want :D

Ti said...

I may have to add a few more titles to my list but yours looks great! I'm sure you will finish them all. I look forward to the reviews.

Bookfool said...

It's great to be ambitious! Have fun reading. :)

Anna said...

Bermudaonion: Thanks!

Marie: I've got a few books ahead of that one, but I'm looking forward to it!

Dar: Looking forward to comparing your lists! But I promise not to laugh. ;)

Shana: Glad my list makes you feel better! No I haven't seen Enigma, but thanks for the recommendation!

Alea: I should've kept my list short, but I never do things small! LOL My commute would go faster if the people around me weren't so annoying! Like today, this woman kept humming in my ear when I was trying to read. UGH

Oh, and I'll check out that meme!

Nymeth: Thanks!

Nicole: I'll be reviewing that one very soon!

Serena: If only my weekly totals came anywhere near 85 books! LOL

Dawn: Thanks for believing in me! I need all the support I can get to get the books AND the socks done! :)

Ti: Thanks for the vote of confidence!

Bookfool: I don't know how to be anything other than ambitious! I keep telling myself it's a good thing I love to read!

Alea said...

That's totally annoying! I had two really loud phone talkers on my bus. One had a little kid with her who was getting bored and wanted attention so she spanked him a bunch of times. I wanted to tell her to get off the phone and pay attention to him and he wouldn't do that!

Anna said...

Alea: That's just awful! Some of the things that go on around me while I'm on the train or the bus...I'm just glad my nose is always in a book. Of course I stay aware of my surroundings, but...well, you know how it is.

Alea said...

Oh yes! I always tend to sit right behind the person that talks to themselves or the really smelly person. Usually the express bus home doesn't have many people though so we get lots of space.

Anna said...

Alea: I'm always on the train, subway, and bus at rush hour, so it's packed. Sounds like you have my luck when it comes to sitting near the wrong people. I wish I had the guts to start talking to myself...maybe people would stay away from me! :)

Alea said...

It would totally work... talk to yourself and then turn and stare at the person behind you. So scary.

Anna said...

:D