2011 Resolution List

For 2011 I had three reading goals:

Complete unfinished novel series.

    1. DONE - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) - Rowling, J.K.
    2. DONE - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) - Rowling, J.K.
    3. DONE - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter, #6) - Rowling, J.K.
    4. DONE - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7) - Rowling, J.K.
    5. DONE - Chainfire (Sword of Truth, #9) - Terry Goodkind
    6. DONE - Phantom (Sword of Truth, #10) - Terry Goodkind
    7. DONE - Confessor (Sword of Truth, #11) - Terry Goodkind
    8. DONE - Children of the Mind (Ender’s Saga, #4) - Orson Scott Card
    9. DONE - A War of Gifts (Ender’s Saga, #5) - Orson Scott Card
    10. DONE - Ender in Exile (Ender’s Saga, #6) - Orson Scott Card
    11. DONE - Shadow of the Hegemon (Shadow Series, #2) - Orson Scott Card
    12. DONE - Shadow Puppets (Shadow Series, #3) - Orson Scott Card
    13. DONE - Shadow of the Giant (Shadow Series, #4) - Orson Scott Card
    14. DONE - The Harsh Cry of the Heron (Tales of the Otori, #4) - Hearn, Lian
    15. DONE - Heaven’s Net is Wide (Tales of the Otori, #5 Prequel) - Hearn, Lian
    16. DONE - Prelude to Foundation (Foundation: Prequel, #1) - Asimov, Isaac
    17. DONE - Forward the Foundation (Foundation: Prequel, #2) - Asimov, Isaac
    18. DONE – Foundation and Empire (Foundation, #2) - Asimov, Isaac
    19. DONE - Second Foundation (Foundation, #3)  - Asimov, Isaac
    20. DONE - Foundation’s Edge (Foundation, #4) - Asimov, Isaac
    21. DONE - Foundation and Earth (Foundation, #5) - Asimov, Isaac
    22. DONE - The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker’s Guide, #2) - Douglas Adams
    23. DONE - Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker’s Guide, #3) - Douglas Adams
    24. DONE - So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker’s Guide, #4) - Douglas Adams
    25. DONE - Mostly Harmless (Hitchhiker’s Guide, #5) - Douglas Adams

Complete the first 25 of the BBC The Big Read Top 100.

    1. DONE - Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
    2. DONE - Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë
    3. DONE - Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
    4. DONE - Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë
    5. DONE - Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
    6. DONE - Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier
    7. DONE - The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
    8. DONE - The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
    9. DONE - Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
    10. DONE – Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
    11. DONE - Captain Corelli’s Mandolin - Louis de Bernières
    12. GAVE UP - War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
    13. DONE - Gone with the Wind - Margaret Mitchell

Goodreads 2011 Reading Challenge: Read 52 books.  (Raised from 50 to 52 on Oct 21) Read 56.


Not Your Oprah’s Book Club (Facebook, Goodreads) selections:
(Facebook page for Athens book club)

    1. DONE January- True Grit - Charles Portis
    2. DONE February - As She Climbed Across the Table - Jonathan Lethem
    3. DONE March - Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret - Judy Blume
    4. DONE March - Then Again, Maybe I Won’t - Judy Blume
    5. DONE April - No One Belongs Here More Than You - Miranda July
    6. DONE May - Happens Every Day: An All-Too-True Story - Isabel Gillies
    7. July also in BBC list above Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
    8. DONE August - And Then There Were None - Christie, Agatha
    9. DONE September - The Floatplane Notebooks - Clyde Edgerton
    10. DONE November - The Book of Lost Things - John Connolly

Offlist:

    1. A Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
    2. The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
    3. Steppenwolf - Hermann Hesse
    4. DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education - Anya Kamenetz
    5. Being Geek - Michael Lopp
    6. The Next Fifty Years - Brockman, John
    7. The Road - McCarthy, Cormac
    8. Native Son - Richard Wright
    9. Gardens of the Moon - Steven Erikson
    10. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson

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