Saturday, March 21, 2009

Spring Reading Thing 2009

I stumbled across this event on J-Kay's blog and I thought it sounded like a wonderful idea so I will participate for the first time this year (and if truth be told the little logo pic was so cute I couldn't resist). This challenge seemed like a good opportunity to set some mini goals for reading and combine my other reading challenges into one.

The challenge is run from 20 March-20 June 2009 and is hosted by Callapidder Days. It is a fun no pressure challenge which is my kind of challenge!

I am currently roughly averaging 4 books a month so based on that excellent mathematics I am aiming for 12 books. Of course I plan to read more but I am enough of realist to know it probably wont happen (despite all my protests I am still being kidnapped to have a social life, dont people know my books need me!).

Demon's Are Ghouls Best Friend by Victoria Laurie
Brisingr By Chirstoper Paolini
The City of Ember by Jeane DePrau
Fan Mail by PD Martin
Princep's Fury by Jim Butcher
Valiant by Holly Black
Blood Brothers by Nora Roberts
Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
Dog on It by Spencer Quinn
Undead and Unwed by Mary Janice Davidson
Triskellion by Will Peterson
Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult

Some of these are first books in a series and I do have the following books so no doubt I will read them as well probably straight after the first. A big whack are YA books and should make a good dent in my YA Reading Challenge.

I am excited to be participating in this challenge and if you would like to particpate simply click on over to Spring Reading Thing 2009 and sign up. There is no time limit to when you can join.


  1. This is one of the first challenges I participated in when I first started doing them. It is a fun, no-pressure one isn't it?

    But is it still legal for you to participate when it's not spring where you are? ;-)

  2. Good point. Maybe mine she show Autumn for down under challenge :)

  3. Looks like a good list -- great variety! I still haven't read Paolini's books, though my husband tells my I *must*! One of these days...

    Oh -- and even if it's not spring where you are, I'm still glad you joined us! Thank you for being part of "Spring" Reading Thing '09!

  4. You have some good books on your list. Happy reading!

  5. I love Picoult but I haven't read Plain Truth yet.. Have fun reading this Spring.

  6. I've heard great things about Jodi Picoult. I plan on reading a book by her later this year. Enjoy!