PUB 2009 Challenge

January 1 –  December 31, 2009

I participated in Michelle’s PUB 2008 Challenge and couldn’t resist the 2009 one. With all the ARC’s arriving at my house these days, I should be able to easily read 9 books published in 2009. Sign ups and Review links can be found here.

Here is what I’m considering:

Eat, Drink and Be From Mississippi, by Nanci Kinkaid (pub. 2009-01.06)

Beat the Reaper, by Josh Bazell (pub. 2009-01.07)

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County, by Tiffany Baker (pub. 2009-01.08) – COMPLETED February 3, 2009; rated 3.5/5; read my review.

Blonde Roots, by Bernadine Evaristo (pub. 2009-01.22)

The School of Essential Ingredients, by Erica Bauermeister (pub. 2009-01.22) – COMPLETED April 17, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford (pub. 2009-01.27)

The Laws of Harmony, by Judith Ryan Hendricks (pub. 2009-02) – COMPLETED May 26, 2009; rated 4.5/5; read my review.

Galway Bay, by Mary Pat Kelly (pub. 2009-02.09) – COMPLETED March 23, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

Everyone Is Beautiful, by Katherine Center (pub. 2009-02.17) – COMPLETED April14, 2009; rated 4.5/5; read my review.

The Help, by Kathryn Stockett (pub. 2009-02.10) – COMPLETED September 3, 2009; rated 5/5; read my review.

The Book of Night Women, by Marlon James (pub. 2009-02.19)

The Lost City of Z, by David Grann (pub. 2009-02.24)

The Local News, by Miriam Gershow (pub. 2009-02.24) – COMPLETED June 29, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

American Rust, by Philipp Meyer (pub. 2009-02.24)

The Mechanics of Falling, by Catherine Brady (pub. 2009-02.28) – COMPLETED March 39, 2009; rated 5/5; read my review.

Bleeding Heart Square, by Andrew Taylor (pub. 2009-03.03) – COMPLETED March 11, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

The Brightest Moon of the Century, by Christopher Meeks (pub. 2009-03.06) – COMPLETED March 6, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

The Cradle, by Patrick Somerville (pub. 2009-03.09) – COMPLETED October 24, 2009; rated 4.5/5; read my review.

The Glister, by John Burnside (pub. 2009-03.10)

The Weight of a Mustard Seed, by Wendell Steavenson (pub. 2009-03.17)

The Long Fall, by Walter Mosley (pub. 2009-03.24) – COMPLETED August 11, 2009; rated 3/5; read my review.

The Girl She Used to Be, by David Cristofano (pub. 2009-03) – COMPLETED October 24, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

Buffalo Lockjaw, by Greg Ames (pub. 2009-03.31) – COMPLETED April 6, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

Malice, by Lisa Jackson (pub. 2009-04.01) – COMPLETED June 8, 2009; rated 3/5; read my review.

Follow Me, by Joanna Scott (pub. 2009-04.22) – COMPLETED April 25, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, by C.M. Mayo (pub. 2009-05.05) – COMPLETED May 1, 2009; rated 3.5/5; read my review.

Best Intentions, by Emily Listfield (pub. 2009-05.05) – COMPLETED August 9, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

Beach Trip, by Cathy Holton (pub. 2009-05.12) – COMPLETED June 5, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

Love Begins in Winter: Five Stories, by Simon Van Booy (pub. 2009-05.12) – COMPLETED June 19, 2009; rated 4.5/5; read my review.

Last Night In Montreal, by Emily St. John Mandel (pub. 2009-06.02) – COMPLETED June 1, 2009; rated 4.5/5; read my review.

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, by Katherine Howe (pub. 2009-06.09) – COMPLETED April 12, 2009; rated 3.5/5; read my review.

Looking After Pigeon, by Maud Carol Markson (pub. 2009-07.01) – COMPLETED November 10, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

A Disobedient Girl, by Ru Freeman (pub. 2009-07.21) – COMPLETED September 28, 2009; rated 5/5; read my review.

Bundle of Trouble, by Diana Orgain (pub. 2009-08.04) – COMPLETED October 25, 2009; rated 3/5; read my review.

The Promised World, by Lisa Tucker (pub. 2009-09.01) – COMPLETED September 21, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.

Sometimes We’re Always Real Same-Same, by Mattox Roesch (pub. 2009-09.08) – COMPLETED October 11, 2009; rated 3.5/5; read my review.

Cleopatra’s Daughter, by Michelle Moran (pub. 2009-09.15) – COMPLETED September 12, 2009; rated 4.5/5; read my review.

Last Night in Twisted River, by John Irving (pub. 2009-10.27) – COMPLETED November 1, 2009; rated 5/5 ; read my review.

4 thoughts on “PUB 2009 Challenge

  1. Caribousmom Post author

    Katherine: I couldn’t resist!

    Kailana: That was my thought – I know I will read WAY more than 9 books for this one!

    S. Krishna: I love seeing familiar faces in the challenges 🙂

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