Monday, December 1, 2008

999 Challenge

The main links for this challenge could be found here, here and here.

1. Challenge runs from January 1 through December 31, 2009.
2. Choose 9 categories of your own that you would like to read 9 books EACH in.
3. You will be allowed 9 overlaps, for a total of 72 unique book titles.
4. You may overlap these 72 titles with any other challenge.
5. You may change your list or your categories at any time


My Categories for now..

1. Crime/mystery

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2. Paranormal

- Beloved by Toni Morrison
- Dead To The World By Charlaine Harris
- Sex And The Single Vampire by Katie MacAlister
- A Girl's Guide to Vampires by Katie MacAlister
- Dead As A Doornail by Charlaine Harris
- Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
- The Vampire's Assistant by Darren Shan
- From Dead To Worse by Charlaine Harris
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3. Romance

- Out Of The Box (The Edge Series #1) by Kallysten
- Heart Storm by Liane Gentry Skye
- Five Alarm Flirting by Moira Rogers
- Out Of The Box (The Edge Series #2) by Kallysten
- Out Of The Box (The Edge Series #3) by Kallysten
- Night Moves I by Kiernan Kelly, Matt Brooks, Erastes and Kira Stone
- Roped Into Romance by Alison Kent
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4. 1st in a Series
(DONE)
- Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris
- A Girl's Guide to Vampires by Katie MacAlister
- Acting Like Family by J.J. Massa
- A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan
- Pleasure Unbound by Larissa Ione
- The Prey by Allison Brennan
- Immoral by Brian Freeman
- The Awakening (Vampire Diaries Book 1) By Lisa J Smith
- Bet Me by Lucynda Storey

5. Books in a Series
- Dead To The World By Charlaine Harris
- Sex And The Single Vampire by Katie MacAlister
- Dead As A Doornail by Charlaine Harris
- Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
- The Vampire's Assistant by Darren Shan
- Tunnels Of Blood by Darren Shan
- All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
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6. First Published in 2009

- Burn by Anne Rainey (Linda Ingmanson)
- Desire Unchained by Larissa Ione
- Her Heart His Soul by Kari Thomas
- Essential Seduction by Nikki Soarde
- Vampire Nights by G.A. Hauser
- Serial by Blake Crouch & JA Konrath
- Rise Of The Bludgens The 4th Breed by Marcus Redgrave
- Cover Me by L.B. Gregg
- Rot by Michele Lee

7. Suspence/Thriller

- Stalked by Brian Freeman
- Speak No Evil by Allison Brennan
- See No Evil by Allison Brennan
- Fear No Evil by Allison Brennan
- Hot Blooded by Lisa Jackson
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8. New To Me Authors

- Charlotte's Web (E. B. White)
- Memories of My Melancholy Whores (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
- High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
- Acting Like Family by J.J. Massa
- Stalked by Brian Freeman
- A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan
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9. Anthologies/Short Stories
(DONE)
- Brokeback Mountain (Annie Proulx)
- Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
- Exotic Erotica Bundle by Eden Bradley, Jina Bacarr and Delilah Devlin
- Copycats by Michael A. Arnzen
- Sincerely Yours by Rebecca Goings
- The Pumpkin Mashers by Linda Oness
- The Darkest Fire by Gena Showalter
- Unwanted Visitor by Lori Derby Bingley
- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald


I have so desperately tried to finish this challenge but it just kept refusing to be finished :P I might try it out next year hoping for the best.. but truly I had so much fun!!

2 comments:

wisteria said...

Wow!!!
1) I like your new look!!

2) You are ambitious with this challenge. I think it is awesome. I don't know if I could be so organized. Are you hosting this one?

DeSeRt RoSe said...

Thanks Wisteria :)
I need to organise it or I won't be able to at lease try to complete it.. and no I'm not hosting it, you could check the links at the begining of the post if you like to check it out or join in :)