Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Mission 101 Part II

Well, since my first Mission 101 went so well, I am starting over again. We now have Mission 101, Part II.

Start Date: May 12, 2009

End Date: February 7, 2012

(note that I have dated this post as my end date so it always stays on top. Scroll down just a bit to see my latest post)

My progress so far:

1. Goat -- Brad Land Finished 6/14/2009!
2. Sold -- Patricia McCormick Finished 11/27/2009
3. The Abstinence Teacher -- Tom Perrotta Finished 11/19/2009
4. The Girls -- Lori Lansens Finished 1/10/2010
5. Skinny Bitch -- Rory Freedman Finished July 6, 2009
6. The Joy Luck Club -- Amy Tan Finished 6/3/2009
7. Lessons in Taxidermy -- Bee Lavendar 3/9/2010!
8. The Book Thief -- Markus Zusak Finished 2/28/2010!
9. Unsweetned -- Jodie Sweetin Finished 2/14/2010!
10. Random Family -- Adrian Nicole LeBlanc Finished 1/18/2010!
11. Infidel -- Ayaan Hirsi Ali Finished 1/7/2010!
12. Zeitoun -- Dave Eggers Finished 9/15/2009!
13. Life of Pi -- Yann Martel Finished 7/25/2009!
14. The Pact – Jodi Picoult Finished 4/29/2010!
15. The Road -- Corman McCarthy Finished 5/24/2010!
16. I Cried, You Didn't Listen-- Dwight Abbott Finished 12/5/2010!
17. The Camel Bookmobile – Masha Hamilton July 2010
18. The Poisonwood Bible -- Barbara Kingsolver Finished October 28, 2010!
19. Ana's Story Finished 7/18/2010!
20. Don't Get Too Comfortable -- David Rakoff Finished! January 17, 2011!
21. A Fine Balance -- Rohinton Mistry Finished 4/1/11!
22. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Finished 6/23/11!
23. Nomad --Ayaan Hirsi Ali Finished 6/23/11!
24. Stiff -- Mary Roach Finished! 11/21/2010
25. Night -- Elie Wiesel Finished! 6/25/2011!
26. Half a Life -- Darin Strauss Finished 7/8/2011!
27. The Zigzag Way -- Anita Desai Finished 7/9/2011!
28. Swallows of Kabul -- Yasmina Khadra
29. The Help – Kathry Stockett Finished 1/30/2011!
30. The Kid -- Sapphire Finished 8/12/2011!
31. Girls of Riyadh – Rajaa Alsanea Finished 7/08/2011!
32. The Darkest Child -- Delores Phillips Finished 8/13/2011!
33. The Bright Forever -- Lee Martin Finished 11/5/2011!
34. The Writing on the Wall – Lynne Sharon Schwartz
35. White Rabbit – Martha Morrison
36. Amerika -- Franz Kafka
37. With Their Backs to the World – Asne Seierstad
38. The Lottery – Shirley Jackson
39. The Warden Wore Pink – Tekla Dennison Miller
40. Stones into Schools – Greg Mortenson
41. White Tiger – Aravind Adiga
42. Homer’s Odyssey – Gwen Cooper
43. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down – Anne Fadiman
44. Nomad Diaries – Yasmeen Maxamuud
45. A Mile in Her Boots – Jennifer Bove
46. Committed – Elizabeth Gilbert
47. This Way to the Gas Ladies and Gentleman -- Tadeusz Borowski
48. The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Murial Barbery
49. Wishin’ and Hopin’—Wally Lamb Finished 11/23/2010!
50. Sarah’s Key – Tatian De Rosnay Finished 5/15/2010!
51. Bones Would Ran From the Sky – Suzanne Clothier
52. Home – Julie Andrews
53. The Case of the Missing Books -- Ian Sansom
54. Black Girl/White Girl -- Joyce Carol Oates
55. Beatrice and Virgil -- Yann Martel Finished 12/11/2010!
56. A Hundred and One Days – Asne Seierstad
57. Surviving Justice -- Dave Eggers
58. The Camel Bookmobile -- Masha Hamilton Finished 7/11/2010!
59. Acceptance – Susan Coll
60. Stolen Innocence – Elissa Wall
61. William’s Princess – Robert Jobson
62. The Latehomecomer – Kao Kalia Yang
63. Born in the Big Rains – Fadumo Korn
64. The Children's Hospital -- Chris Adrian
65. Alex Kotlowitz – The Other Side of the River
66. The Hour I First Believed – Wally Lamb
67. Our America – LeAlan Jones Finished 12/13/10!
68. The Lacuna – Barbara Kingsolover
69. Monique and the Mango Rains – Kris Holloway
70. An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England -- Brock Clark
71. Things I’ve Been Silent About – Azar Nafisi
72. The Middle of Everywhere – Mary Pipher Finished 5/14/11!
73. Amazing Grace – Jonathan Kozol
74. Unaccustomed Earth – Jhumpa Lahiri
75. Wasted – Patrick Murphy
76. Little Bee -- John Cleave Finished 8/9/2010!
77. Fish – T.J. Parsell
78. There Are No Children Here – Alex Kotlowitz
79. I Walked The Line – Vivian Cash
80. Ghost Town – Patrick McGrath
81. A Good Dog – Jon Katz
82. Snoop – Sam Gosling
83. Dewey -- Vicki Myron
84. Without a Map -- Meredith Hall
85. Prisoner of Tehran – Mrina Nemat
86. Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures – Vincent Lam
87. Saints Behaving Badly – Thomas Craugwell
88. The Lost Daughters of China – Karin Evans
89. Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids – Kenzaburo Oe Finished 6/8/2010!
90. When You are Engulfed in Flames – David Sedaris
91. Written in Stone – Sanford Levinson
92. The Lost Children of Wilder – Nina Bernstein
93. The Strange Case of the Walking Corpse – Nancy Butcher Finished 6/17/10!
94. Grand Central Winter – Lee Stringer
95. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie
96. The Echo Maker – Richard Powers
97. Academy X -- Anonymous
98. Moloka’i – Alan Brennert Finished 7/3/10!
99. The Painted Bird – Jerzy Kosinski
100. Walking – Matthew Sanford
101. A Walk in the Woods

9 comments:

Ms Alex said...

The idea of reading this way is really interesting to me, I'm trying to read or re-read as many of the books I own as one of my 101 goals. I really want to get down to less than 100 TBR books!

marlan said...

Oh my. Impressive!! I don't have time to read as much as I want to, because of studies.

Thanks for the Billie Holiday- book, once again.

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