Monday, November 10, 2008

100 book challenge for 2009

I'll be participating in this reading challenge. The rules are pretty simple 100 books during the calendar year of 2009 and you can't start until January 1st. I'll be updating this with the titles as I go.

  1. The War with Mr. Wizzle by Gordon Korman

  2. Go Jump in the Pool! by Gordon Korman

  3. The Last Battle by Chris Bunch

  4. The Roman Soldier by G. R. Watson

  5. The Hundred Years War, Volume 2: Trial by Fire by Jonathan Sumption

  6. Squadron Airborne by Elleston Trevor

  7. Gunpowder: The Players Behind the Plot by James Travers

  8. Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe by William Rosen

  9. Warsaw 1944: Poland's bid for freedom by Robert Forczyk

  10. Planning a Tragedy: Americanization of the War in Vietnam by Larry Berman

  11. Tales from Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

  12. Revolution and Intervention: The French Government and the Russian Civil War, 1917-1919 by Michael Carley

  13. Fool Moon by Jim Butcher

  14. Storm and Conquest: The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, 1809 by Stephen Taylor

  15. Men of Honour: Trafalgar and the Making of the English Hero by Adam Nicolson

  16. In Search of Churchill: A Historian's Journey by Martin Gilbert

  17. Flying on the ground by Emerson Fittipaldi and Elizabeth Hayward

  18. Tehanu by Ursula K. Le Guin

  19. The Stainless Steel Rat is Born by Harry Harrison

  20. Medical Histories of Confederate Generals by Jack D. Welsh

  21. Churchill at War 1940-45 by Sir Charles Watson

  22. The Battle for North Africa by John Strawson

  23. High Chicago by Howard Shrier

  24. Crystal Rain by Tobias S Buckell

  25. And No Birds Sang by Farley Mowat

  26. Battle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II by Stephen Budiansky

  27. Bach, Beethoven and the Boys!: Music History As It Ought To Be Taught by David W. Barber

  28. Number Ten by Sue Townsend

  29. The Normans by David Nicolle

  30. The Magicians by Lev Grossman

  31. Storm Front by Jim Butcher

  32. The Unveiling: An American Teacher in a Saudi Palace by Kristin Decker

  33. Passeggiata: Strolling Through Italy by G. G. Husak

  34. Prussian Light Infantry 1792-1815 by Peter Hofschroer

  35. The Pursuit of Victory: The Life and Achievement of Horatio Nelson by Roger Knight

  36. The Farthest Shore by Ursula K. Le Guin

  37. The Canadians in the Second Battle of Ypres, April 22nd-26th, 1915: A Social History and Battlefield Tour by N. M. Christie

  38. Half a Crown by Jo Walton

  39. North from Calcutta by Duane Evans

  40. Ha'penny by Jo Walton

  41. Hitler's Motor Racing Battles: The Silver Arrows under the Swastika by Eberhard Reus

  42. El Alamein, 1942: The Turning of the Tide by Ken Ford

  43. Stephen and Matilda: The Civil War of 1139-1153 by Jim Bradbury

  44. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

  45. Right of Thirst by Frank Huyle

  46. A Summons to Memphis by Peter Tay

  47. Ultra in the West: The Normandy Campaign of 1944-45 by Ralph Bennet

  48. On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society by Dave Grossman

  49. Terra Insegura by Edward Willett

  50. Marseguro by Edward Willett

  51. The Mitrokhin Archive II: The KGB and the World by Christopher M. Andrew

  52. Vimy by Pierre Berton

  53. Garden of Beasts: A Novel of Berlin 1936 by Jeffery Deave

  54. The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chim

  55. Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

  56. The Conduct Of War, 1789-1961: A Study Of The Impact Of The French, Industrial, And Russian Revolutions On War And Its Conduct by J. F. C. Fuller

  57. Churchill's Secret Skills: It Took More Than Fine Speeches to Defeat the Nazi's by Binden Shovel

  58. Chemical Cowboys: The DEA's Secret Mission to Hunt Down a Notorious Ecstasy Kingpin by Lisa Sweetingham

  59. Roman Forts in Britain by David J. Breeze

  60. Guerrilla Warfare: A Historical and Critical Study by Walter Laqueur

  61. Napoleon's Egypt: Invading the Middle East

  62. The Tombs of Atuan

  63. The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling

  64. Churchill Proceedings 2001-2003 edited by Tony Benn

  65. A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

  66. Reasoning Otherwise: Leftists and the People's Enlightenment in Canada, 1890-1920 by Ian McKay

  67. Fault Line by Barry Eisler

  68. Otterburn 1388: Bloody Border Conflict by Peter Armstrong

  69. Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib by Seymour M. Hersh

  70. Don't Call Me a Crook!: A Scotsman's Tale of World Travel, Whisky and Crime by Bob Moore

  71. Winston Churchill:Personal Accounts Of The Great Leader At War by Michael Paterson

  72. Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada

  73. War Reporting for Cowards by Chris Ayres

  74. The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers by Paul Kennedy

  75. Mutiny on the Bounty by John Boyne

  76. A Brief History of the Birth of the Nazis: How the Freikorps Blazed a Trail for Hitler by Nigel H. Jones

  77. Gauntlet: A Novel of International Intrigue by Richard Aaron

  78. The Saga of Beowulf by R. Scot Johns

  79. Full Throttle: The Life and Fast Times of Curtis Turner by Robert Edelstein

  80. Napoleon On the Art of War by Jay Luvaas

  81. Baptism of Fire: The Second Battle of Ypres and the Forging of Canada, April 1915 by Nathan M. Greenfield

  82. The First Casualty by Ben Elton

  83. Cry of Justice by Jason Pra

  84. First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde

  85. Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story by Martin Clemens

  86. Goshawk Squadron by Derek Robinson

  87. Working the Wheel by Martin Brundle

  88. Farthing by Jo Walton

  89. The Best Friend I Ever Had by David Nuffer

  90. Elisha's Bones by Don Hoesel

  91. The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945 by Paul Fussell

  92. Mao's China and After: A History of the People's Republic by Maurice Meisner

  93. Blood Harvest by Brant Randall

  94. Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde

  95. Walking Back the Cat by Robert Littell

  96. The Battle for History: Re-fighting World War Two by John Keegan

  97. Fool Moon by Jim Butcher

  98. Revolution and Intervention: The French Government and the Russian Civil War, 1917-1919 by Michael Carley

  99. The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted by Harry Harrison

  100. Me of Little Faith by Lewis BlacK

1 comment:

J. Kaye Oldner said...

Welcome to the challenge! So glad you are joining in. :)