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Wrap Up: I Love Library Books Reading Challenge


Description of Challenge can be found on the sign-up post:

My goal was the 'just insert IV' level which was to check out and read 50+ books.

From the list bellow you can see that I checked out and read 68 books. With three books checked out but not read yet.  There were a good number of books that I checked out and either didn't read or started and didn't care to finish.

You can find my ratings and/or reviews of the books I've read on my Goodreads' Page.

Books Checked Out and Read:
  1. Real by Katy Evans
  2. Francis: A New World Pope by Michel Cool
  3. Mine by Katy Evans
  4. Remy by Katy Evans
  5. Still Foolin' Em by Billy Crystal (BCD)
  6. Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
  7. The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
  8. Boy21 by Matthew Quick
  9. Cordina's Royal Family: Gabriella & Alexander by Nora Roberts
  10. Cane by Jean Toomer
  11. Cordina's Royal Family: Bennett & Camilla by Nora Roberts
  12. My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor (BCD)
  13. Wild by Cheryl Strayed (BCD)
  14. The "I Hate to Exercise" Book for People with Diabetes by Charlotte Hayes, MMSC, MS, RD, CDE
  15. I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai (BCD)
  16. My Brief History by Stephen Hawking (BCD)
  17. Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton
  18. The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie H. Anderson
  19. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  20. Paris in Love by Eloisa James (BCD)
  21. The King by J.R. Ward
  22. Shadow Spell by Nora Roberts
  23. Everything I need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book by Diane Muldrow
  24. The History of diners in New Jersey by Michael C. Gabriele
  25. A Call to Action by Jimmy Carter (BCD)
  26. The Public Library: A Photographic Essay by Robert Dawson
  27. Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman (BCD)
  28. The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith
  29. Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
  30. The Collector by Nora Roberts
  31. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom by Amy Chua
  32. Delicious! by Ruth Reichl
  33. The Giver by Lois Lowry (BCD)
  34. Palisades Park by Alan Brennert
  35. Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry (BCD)
  36. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  37. It Happened One Wedding by Julie James
  38. And One Last Thing by Molly Harper
  39. Divergent by Veronica Roth (BCD)
  40. Up at Butternut Lake by Mary McNear
  41. The Messenger by Lois Lowery (BCD)
  42. Son by Lois Lowery (BCD)
  43. Beowulf - J.R.R. Tolkien (translator)
  44. The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains by Neil Gaiman (BCD)
  45. Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood
  46. Fast Track by Julie Garwood
  47. Longbourn by Jo Baker (BCD)
  48. Love Letters by Debbie Macomber
  49. NPR driveway moments - Dog tales (BCD)
  50. NPR funniest driveway moments (BCD)
  51. Son of No One by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  52. Contagious: Why Things Catch on by Jonah Berger (BCD)
  53. The Calhouns - Catherine, Amanda, Lilah by Nora Roberts
  54. The Calhouns - Suzanna and Megan by Nora Roberts
  55. Caffeinated: how our daily habit helps, hurts and hooks us by Murray Carpenter (BCD)
  56. Immortal by J.R. Ward
  57. Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman
  58. The World's Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne (BCD)
  59. Super Graphic by Tim Leong
  60. Finding the Dream by Nora Roberts
  61. Holding the Dream by Nora Robers
  62. Little Humans by Brandon Stanton
  63. The Guernsy Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  64. Stars by Nora Roberts
  65. Treasures by Nora Roberts
  66. The Gospel According to Coco Chanel by Karen Karbo
  67. Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  68. A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev
  69. Lizzy & Jane by Katherine Reay
  70. Un Amico Italiano: Eat, Pray, Love in Rome by Luca Spaghetti
  71. Man Down by Dan Abrams (BCD)
Books Checked Out and Currently Reading

Books Checked Out and Not Read - Yet
  • If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  • American Sniper by Chris Kyle

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