Sunday, January 1, 2012

2011 Year in Review - Support your Local Library Challenge

I have library cards to 3 different libraries. 1 is my local public library, 2 is the library system/branch I work for and the 3 is a library that allows all librarians to have a card. I checked at least one book out from each of them, but of course more from the library system/branch I work at.

I put myself down for checking out 30 books. I would like to know in what world, I thought I would only be checking out 30 books. I checked out 87 books, even if I take off the audio books I still completely beat my goal of 30!



I think this is an easy one for me, it just means taking books home from work with me.

I'm going to aim for:
The Mini – Check out and read 30 library books.

January
  1. The Admiral's Bride by Suzanne Brockmann
  2. The Gift by Nora Roberts
  3. Suite 606 by J.D. Robb
  4. Claude & Camille by Stephanie Cowell 
  5. Tall, Dark, and Dangerous by Suzanne Brockmann

February 
  1. Fannie's last supper : re-creating one amazing meal from Fannie Farmer's 1896 cookbook by Christopher Kimball
  2. A Shore Thing by Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
  3. Marrying Daisy Bellamy by Susan Wiggs
  4. Decision Points by Geroge W. Bush (e-book)
  5. Assholes Finish First by Tucker Max 

March
  1. Fannie's last supper : re-creating one amazing meal from Fannie Farmer's 1896 cookbook by Christopher Kimball
  2. Decision Points by George W. Bush (book)
  3. The Pioneer Woman : black heels to tractor wheels by Ree Drummond
  4. The Other Wes Moore : one name, two fates by Wes Moore 
  5. Critical Care by Candace Calvert 
  6.  Lie with Me by Stephanie Tyler
  7. Disaster Status by Candace Calvert
  8. Code Triage by Candace Calvert

April
  1. Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward
  2. Promises in the Dark by Stephanie Tyler
  3. Final Jeopardy : Man vs. Machine and the Quest to Know Everything by Stephen Baker
  4. Invincible by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  5. Can you get Hooked on Lip Balm by Perry Romanowski
  6. Pink Boots and a Machete: My Journey From NFL Cheerleader to National Geographic Explorer by Mireya Mayor

May
  1. The Other Side - Possession in Death by J.D. Robb 
  2. The Heroine's Bookshelf by Erin Blakemore 
  3. Midnight in Death by J.D. Robb
  4. The collected stories of Winnie-the-Pooh [sound recording]   by A.A. Milne
  5. The half life [sound recording] : a short story by Jennifer Weiner
  6. "21" : the story of Roberto Clemente : a graphic novel by Wilfred Santiago
  7. Death of a DJ by Jane Rubino 
  8. Moby-Duck: The true story of 28,800 bath toys lost at sea and of the beachcombers, oceanographers, environmentalists, and fools, including the author, who went in search of them by Donovan Hohn

June
  1. Three in Death by J. D. Robb
  2. The Help by Katheryn Stockett [audio book]
  3. Sisterhood Everlasting by Ann Brashares 

July
  1. Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
  2. SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an elite Navy Seal Sniper by Howard Wasdin 
  3. The Pleasures of Cooking for One by Judith Jones
  4. Solo Suppers: Simple Delicious Meals to Cook for Yourself by Joyce Goldstein
  5. The Wedding by Julie Garwood
  6. The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser
  7. Beyond Heaving Bosoms by Sarah Wendell & Candy Tan

August
  1. Lord of the Fading Lands by C.L. Wilson
  2. The Little Women Letters by Gabrielle Donnelly
  3. The Borrower by Rebecca Makkai
  4. Cook this, not that! by David Zinczenko
  5. WeightWatchers new complete cookbook
  6. The good neighbor cookbooks by Sara Quessenberry
  7. King of Sword and Sky by C. L. Wilson

September
  1. Lady of Light and Shadows by  C. L. Wilson
  2. Queen of Song and Souls by  C. L. Wilson
  3. Crown of Crystal Flame by  C. L. Wilson
  4. Tea and Destiny by Sherryl Woods
  5. Save as Draft by Cavanaugh Lee
  6. Ready Player One by Ernie Cline (Audiobook)
  7. Serve Yourself: Nightly Adventures in Cooking for one
  8. Jenna & Jonah's Fauxmance
  9. Blood Born by Linda Howard and Linda Jones
  10. Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: what to do if you are sensory defensive in an overstimulated world by Sharon Heller

October
  1. Does the Noise in my Head Bother You? by Steven Tyler
  2. Tuscan Holiday by Holly Chamberlin
  3. New York to Dallas by J.D. Robb
  4. Maphead by Ken Jennings
  5. 1105 Yakima Street by Debbie Macomber
  6. Shine by Lauren Myracle
  7. The Heir by Grace Burrowes
  8. The Soldier by Grace Burrowes
  9. Ladies' Man by Suzanne Brockmann (Audiobook)
  10. 1225 Christmas Tree Lane by Debbie Macomber
  11. The Christmas Wedding by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo
  12. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  13. How Shakespeare Changed Everything by Stephen Marche

November
  1. Ice by Linda Howard (aduiobook)
  2. The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories by Dr. Seuss
  3. The First Husband by Laura Dave
  4. London Under by Peter Ackroyd
  5. Jane Austen's Emma by Nancy Butler and Janet Lee
  6. The Scandal of Lady Eleanor by Regina Jeffers

December
  1. 44 Charles Street by Danielle Steele (audio book)
  2. The Unquiet (Chaos in Death by JD Robb)
  3. That Holiday Feeling by Debbie Macomber
  4. Comfort & Joy by Krisitan Hannah (audio book)
  5. Death comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
  6. In the Air Tonight by Stephanie Tyler
  7. The Christmas Chronicles: The Legend of Santa Claus by Tim Slover (audio book)
  8. The Full Moon Bride by Shobhan Bantwal
  9. Legacy by Danielle Steel (audio book)

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