Friday, September 23, 2011

Fall Into Reading 2011



September 23--December 21
Hosted by Katrina at Callapidder Days


Fall Into Reading officially kicks off today, and I'm so happy to be taking part in this great reading challenge.  I am very new to blogging, and this is only my second reading challenge ever.  So wish me luck!!!

Here's my list...


Books From the Library:
  • The Southern Belles of Honeysuckle Way by Linda Bruckheimer
  • The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
  • Love, Charleston by Beth Webb Hart
  • The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
  • A Small Hotel by Robert Olen Butler
  • Coal Miner's Holiday by Kiki DeLancey
  • Catfish Alley by Lynne Bryant

Borrowed From My Sister:

  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • Little Alters Everywhere by Rebecca Wells

I have to find this book:
  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Books I Own But Have Not Read:
  • This Holler Is My Home by Alyce Faye Bragg
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
  • The Hours by Michael Cunningham
  • Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
  • Sister's Choice by Emilie Richards
  • Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  • Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  • Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver
  • The Thornbirds by Colleen McCullough
  • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Oath by Frank Peretti
  • Death of a Stranger by Anne Perry
  • Silas Marner by George Eliot

So there you have it!  Twenty five books in all...

You can visit Calapidder Days to check out other readers' lists by clicking HERE !

21 comments:

  1. Your list looks very good. Have fun with this challenge.

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  2. Your list looks very interesting. Good luck with your reading.

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  3. Good luck with the challenge! So many great books listed. Looking forward to your reviews.

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  4. I almost put The Mermaid Chair on my Fall Into Reading list. One of these days, I'll get to it!

    You've got several books on your list that I've really enjoyed: Death of a Stranger, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, The Kite Runner, The Historian, and The Help. I somewhat envy you reading them for the first time!

    Happy reading!

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  5. Hi Alison! I'm so happy to hear you've enjoyed many of the books on my list. It makes me excited to read them. Thanks for commenting!

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  6. Great list! It looks like we have pretty similar reading interests; I either want to read or have read many of the books on your list. Happy reading!

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  7. The only book I recognize on your list (though I did recognize many of the authors) is The Help. I read it a couple of months ago and really enjoyed it! Happy Reading!

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  8. Hi Amy! Thanks for stopping by and checking out my list. I'm always glad to meet other readers with similar reading taste as mine:)

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  9. Hi Jennifer! I actually bought The Help for my sister as a gift for her birthday, and now I'm borrowing it from her:) Thanks for commenting!

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  10. Looks great, Amy! I know others have already said this, but The Help is a really wonderful book. I think you'll love it! The Kite Runner is hard to read at times, because of the subject matter, but was a very good book. Thanks so much for being part of the challenge. Enjoy your fall reading!

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  11. ooooh, you're going to have a good fall reading! :) I'm so jealous you get to read The Kite Runner for the first time. I think it was MASTERFULLY written! It's one of very few books that as soon as I finished it, I went back to the beginning and started reading it again! The Help was an enjoyable read too. Hope you enjoy them! :)

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  12. That is a huge list! But it looks like a varied list too. I enjoyed The Help a lot this summer. Enjoy your reading!

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  13. Hi Katrina! I'm having so much fun checking out all the Fall Into Reading lists. Thanks for stopping by to check out mine, and thanks for hosting the challenge!

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  14. Hi Shonya! I'm anxious to start The Help! Everyone says it's so good. Thanks for commenting!

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  15. Hi Tara! I will be astounded if I finish my list, but I thought I'd go big :) Thanks so much for commenting!!!

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  16. Lots of variety in your choices. I loved the Help. And I've seen the Kitchen House somewhere and it sounded really good. I've now put on my library list. :v)

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  17. Hi Susanne! Thanks for stopping by my blog. My sister recently read The Help and loved it. I can't wait to get to it.

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  18. Great list! There are a lot of books on here I've been meaning to read. I read The Help this year and loved it, I really think you will enjoy it a lot!

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  19. Hi Jen! Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting!

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