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2009 ARC Reading Challenge

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December 17, 2008 – December 31, 2009

Teddy from So Many Precious Books, So Little Time is once again hosting the ARC Reading Challenge. Given the vast amount of ARCs I keep getting, I figured I HAD to join this one. The rules are if you have more than 12 ARCs, you must read and review at least 12. No problem!

Here is my list (so far) with publication dates in parenthesis:

  1. The Good Thief, by Hannah Tinti (2008-08.26) – COMPLETED July 29, 2009; rated 3/5; read my review.
  2. Firmin, by Sam Savage (2008-12.30) – COMPLETED December 28, 2008; rated 4/5; read my review.
  3. The School of Essential Ingredients, by Erica Bauermeister (2009-01.22) – COMPLETED April 17, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.
  4. The Little Giant of Aberdeen County, by Tiffany Baker (2009-01.09) – COMPLETED February 3, 2009; rated 3.5/5; read my review.
  5. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett (2009-02.10) – COMPLETED September 3, 2009; rated 5/5; read my review.
  6. Everyone is Beautiful, by Katherine Center (2009-02.17) – COMPLETED April 14, 2009; rated 4.5/5; read my review.
  7. The Local News, by Miriam Gershow (2009-02.24) – COMPLETED June 29, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.
  8. The Brightest Moon of the Century, by Christopher Meeks (2009-03.07) – COMPLETED March 6, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.
  9. The Long Fall, by Walter Mosley (2009-03.24) – COMPLETED August 11, 2009; rated 3/5; read my review.
  10. Buffalo Lockjaw, by Greg Ames (2009-04.01) – COMPLETED April 6, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.
  11. Follow Me, by Joanna Scott (2009-04.22) – COMPLETED April 25, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.
  12. The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire, by C.M. Mayo (2009-05.05) – COMPLETED May 1, 2009; rated 3.5/5; read my review.
  13. Beach Trip, by Cathy Holton (2009-05.12) – COMPLETED June 5, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.
  14. Last Night In Montreal, by Emily St. John (2009-06.02) – COMPLETED June 1, 2009; rated 4.5/5; read my review.
  15. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, by Katherine Howe (2009-06.09) – COMPLETED April 12, 2009; rated 3.5/5; read my review.
  16. The Promised World, by Lisa Tucker (2009-09.01) – COMPLETED September 21, 2009; rated 4/5; read my review.
  17. Last Night in Twisted River, by John Irving (2009-10.27) – COMPLETED November 1, 2009; rated 5/5; read my review.

2 Comments

  1. December 28, 2008    

    Thanks for joining the chasllenge Wendy! We have a few ARC in common. I see we’ve both been putting off The Glimmer Palace.

  2. December 31, 2008    

    Teddy: How could I resist?!??! *laughs* The Glimmer Palace has just not grabbed me by the throat…

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