C.x (itsjustc) wrote,

50 Books Challenge


I finished my '50 books in a year' challenge this morning  that started on Jan 1st and it's only 7th November. It's a big difference from 5 years ago when I lived in my other flat and I only read about 2 books a year!

a shortened list -

4 factual including 'Journey to the western isles of Scotland, Samuel Johnson 1775'
3 Classics including 'War of the worlds, H.G. Wells'
7 Contemporary Fiction including 'The 100 year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared, Jonas Johansson'
5 Children's Classics including 'The secret garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett'
3 poetry
5 Classic Romance
23 Contemporary Romance

The full list -

2013 Books (not in order of how I read them!)

1. 1227 IQ facts
2. A slice of pi, Liz Strachan
3. Journey to the western isles of Scotland, Samuel Johnson
4. A voyage to St Kilda, Martin Martin 1661
5. War of the worlds, H.G. Wells
6. Of mice and men, John Steinbeck
7. The bridges of Madison county, Robert James Waller
8. The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce
9. Name and number, John Hoskison
10. The birth of the mall rats, Harry Duffin
11. The tribe; A new world, A.J. Penn
12. The 100 year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared, Jonas Johansson
13. The Christmas cookie club, Anne Pearlman
14. The Cave, Peter Garner
15. Hidden city, Peter Garner
16. When the bells fell silent, Peter Garner
17. The railway children, E. Nesbit
18. The secret garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
19. A song among the stones, Kenneth Steven
20. The nation’s favourite comic poems, BBC
21. A little book of Celtic wisdom compiled by Sean McMahon
22. A family affair, Mary Campisi
23. You had me at hello, Mhairi McFarlane
24. Chloe, Freya North
25. Where have all the boys gone, Jenny Colgan
26. Thursdays in the park, Hilary Boyd
27. Captured in ink, Donna McDonald
28. Carved in stone, Donna McDonald
29. Commissioned in white, Donna McDonald
30. Created in fire, Donna McDonald
31. Dating a metro man, Donna McDonald
32. Dating a saint, Donna McDonald
33. Dating a saint, Donna McDonald
34. Dating a silver fox, Donna McDonald
35. Dating dr. Notorious, Donna McDonald
36. Dating a cougar, Donna McDonald
37. The right thing, Donna McDonald
38. 50 shades of Grey, E.L. James
39. Ready or not, Carol Schede
40. Restless, Carol Schede
41. The perfect plan, Carol Schede
42. Untouched, Melody Grace
43. Unbroken, Melody Grace
44. Untamed hearts, Melody Grace
45. Unafraid, Melody Grace
46. Reveled by you, Clarissa Wild
47. Hooked by you, Clarissa Wild
48. Cling to you, Clarissa Wild
49. Cherished by you, Clarissa Wild
50. Somewhere in Europe (week 1), Nikke Allan
Tags: 2013 books

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