Reading Challenge of 2012

Last year I read 48 books which, was surprising even to me, considering I was in graduate school until June. The volume of reading I had to do for my program made casual reading next to impossible. This year I do not have that limitation so, I am hoping to be able to read 70 books. I read books of all types. I prefer thrillers, legal and murder, and I also read true crime and historical fiction. One genre you will not find on my list is romance. Here is a list of some of the books I currently have stored on my Kindle to read this year. Now, not to say I have not ordered other books, because I belong to two books clubs too.

  1. Chasing Amanda by Melissa Foster
  2. The Confession: A Novel by John Grisham
  3.  Crossing Into Medicine Country by David Carson
  4. Delirious by Daniel Palmer
  5. The Ghosts of Varner Creek by Michael Weems
  6. The Grove by John Rector
  7. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  8. Irreparable Harm by Melissa Miller
  9. The Judas Strain by James Rollins
  10. The Language of the Threads by Gail Tsukiyama
  11. Medical Error by Richard Mabry
  12. My Splendid Concubine by Lloyd Lofthouse
  13. No Time to Run by J.D. Trafford
  14. On Gold Mountain by Lisa See
  15. Our Hart, Elegy for a Concubine by Lloyd Lofthouse
  16. Phantom in the River by Foster Gary Wayne
  17. Postcards From Nam by Uyen Nicole Duong
  18. The Reversal by Michael Connelly Seventh Heaven by Alice Hoffman
  19. Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope by Kay Bratt
  20. Spirit Horses by Alan S. Evans
  21. They Never Die Quietly by D.M. Annechino
  22. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival by Laura Hillenbrand
  23. Dream Of Joy by Lisa See

Of course this is just a partial list. I have over 123 samples of books on my Kindle I would like to read. But, I will not list all of those here. If you are curious if I have read a particular book, leave me a comment and I will give you a review of that book, if I have read it. What are some of the books you are reading this year? I am always on the look out for a good read! Enjoy your reading this year.




  1. Michael Weems says:

    I certainly hope you enjoy The Ghosts of Varner Creek. (I can’t help but to Google the title sometimes and this popped up.)

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