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1Irishoneyscotland
Nov 18, 2008, 10:52pm Top

Well this is my first time doing this so I thought I would give it a go ...

My List of Catagories are
1)Historical
2)Children's Books/YA
3)Favourite Author's Books that I haven't read before
4)Authors that are new to me
5)LDS Church Books
6)Sitting way to long on my shelf
7)Classics
8)Award Winners
9)Books I found on the internet and in the Bookstore

2Irishoneyscotland
Edited: Mar 31, 2009, 5:33pm Top

Historical

1)The Virgin's Lover by Phillippa Gregory
2)The Constant Princess by Phillippa Gregory
3)The Boleyn Inhertance by Phillippa Gregory
4)The Spanish Bride by Georgette Heyer
5)Royal Escape by Georgette Heyer
6) The Independence of Miss Mary Bennett by Colleen McCullough
7)The Glass of Time by Micheal Cox
8) The thirteenth tale by Diane Setterfield
9)

3Irishoneyscotland
Edited: Mar 31, 2009, 5:34pm Top

Children's Books / YA

1)Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
2)The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Selznick
3)Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
4)The Shadow Thief by Alexandra Adornetto
5)The Lampo Circus by Alexandra Adornetto
6)Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
7)The Red Necklace by Sally Gardner
8)The Princess Bride by William Goldman
9)The Hunger Games by Suzanna Collins

4Irishoneyscotland
Edited: Mar 31, 2009, 5:34pm Top

Favourite Author's Books that I haven't Read Before

1)The Witch of Portabello by Paulo Coelho
2)Brida by Paulo Coelho
3)The Host by Stephenie Meyer
4)For one more Day by Mitch Albom
5)Requiem by Robyn Young
6)Sepulchre by Kate Mosse
7)The Darkest evening of the Year by Dean Koontz
8)Thanks for the memories by Cecelia Ahern
9)Shopaholic ties the knot by Sophie Kinsella

5Irishoneyscotland
Edited: Nov 22, 2008, 5:56am Top

Authors that are new to me

1)Will you be there? by Guilaume
2)Head over heels by Chris Harrison
3) Death at Dawn by Caro Peacock
4)The Rose of Sebastopol by Katherine MacMahon
5)Tethered by Amy MacKinnon
6)
7)
8)
9)

7Irishoneyscotland
Edited: Jan 7, 2009, 7:01am Top

Sitting on my Shelf for way to long

1) Double life of Doctor Lopez by Dominic Green
2) Year of Wonder by Geraldine Brooks
3) Lucky Man by Micheal J Fox
4) Sunday at Tiffany's by James Patterson
5) The Conjurors Bird by Martin Davies
6) Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
7)
8)
9)

8Irishoneyscotland
Edited: Mar 31, 2009, 5:37pm Top

Classics

1) Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
2) Possession by A S Byatt
3) To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee
4) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
5) Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
6) Little Woman by Louisa May Alcott
7) The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
8) I capture the castle by Dodie smith
9)

9Irishoneyscotland
Edited: Mar 31, 2009, 5:38pm Top

Award Winners

1) The Kite Runner by Khailed Hosseini
2) Dragon Keeper by Carole Wilkinson
3) The Memory Keepers Daughter by Kim Edwards
4)Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
5)Someone like Me by Elaine Forrester
6)
7)
8)
9)

10Irishoneyscotland
Edited: Feb 1, 2009, 9:00pm Top

Books I found on the Internet or in the Bookstore

1) Mistress of Mellyn by Victoria Holt
2) The Cairo Diary by Maxim Chattam
3) Looking for Anne of Green Gables by Irene Gammel
4)A Cup of Light by Nicole Mones
5)The Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
6)Life on the Refrigerator Door by Alice Kuipers
7)
8)
9)

11avatiakh
Edited: Nov 18, 2008, 11:36pm Top

Hi - you've got an interesting list there. You should enjoy the Year of Wonders - I've now gone on and read all Geraldine Brooks' books. Dragonkeeper is good as well - in fact I think I'll put book 4 into my series category! I'm currently reading Possession by A S Byatt.

12Irishoneyscotland
Nov 19, 2008, 12:18am Top

I purchased Possession a while back and I am cheating abit because I am saving it for next year so that I can add it onto my 1% reading challenge of 1001 books you can read before you die :) ... But I am looking forward to reading it ... You can catch our bookblog at Exclusivebooks.blogspot.com .....

13_Zoe_
Nov 19, 2008, 7:30am Top

Yup, I also recommend Year of Wonders. For some reason it had been sitting on my shelf way too long as well, and I'm really glad I finally got around to it.

14VictoriaPL
Nov 19, 2008, 8:25am Top

Some excellent reading in your Classic section. Enjoy it! I'm thinking of a Classic Reread section next year.

15ShannonMDE
Nov 19, 2008, 5:54pm Top

Again for Year of Wonders.. I read it after I finished March which I couldn't put down, the haven't shut up about either one since. And I frequently recommend both to patrons. I think I sent a copy of Year of Wonders to someone today.

16lahochstetler
Nov 19, 2008, 6:17pm Top

I'm another one who loved Year of Wonders. I was afraid I wouldn't because historical fiction is not generally my thing, but I absolutely loved it.

17cmbohn
Nov 19, 2008, 11:06pm Top

You've got some really good children's/YA books on there too. And I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one with a LDS book category!

Oh, I followed your lead and signed up for the What's in a Name 2 challenge. Should be fun!

18Irishoneyscotland
Nov 20, 2008, 1:13am Top

Thanks everyone ... Looking forward to getting started now ... I have enjoyed quite alot of books this year so looking forward to finding new favourites ....

19BeyondEdenRock
Nov 20, 2008, 5:05pm Top

You have some great books lined up. I'll be interested to read what you think of them in due course.

It was good to see your blog too. Did you know that there is a shared blog for the 999 challenge at http://the999challenge.blogspot.com/ ? The thread has fallen to the bottom of the page so you may not have noticed it. Just leave a message with VictoraPL if you are interested in contrbuting.

20Irishoneyscotland
Nov 22, 2008, 5:50am Top

Thanks for the link FleurFisher I had send email a couple of days ago and I am now added ... Hurray !!!

21kiwiflowa
Nov 24, 2008, 2:27pm Top

Oh yes I love your classics selection - you'll have a great time reading those!

22Irishoneyscotland
Nov 25, 2008, 12:21am Top

I am so looking forward to getting stuck into the list but I am being a good girl and not starting until I should ..... lol .... My books my change as I read them before Jan if I cannot wait ... lol

23Irishoneyscotland
Jan 5, 2009, 8:11pm Top

Well first book finished and posted my review on our book blog which is ExclusiveBooks.blogspot.com if you wish to check it out .... Just another 80 books to go ....

24Irishoneyscotland
Jan 28, 2009, 3:40pm Top

Well up to 6 books down which is not bad going concerning I have been busy of late .... Enjoying this challenge

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