Sunday, January 2, 2011

2010: 52 Books in 52 Weeks Wrap-Up

Did you reach the goal of 52 books?: Nope.

If you didn't, how many did you manage to read?: I managed 41 out of 52.  I think there were a couple more in there that I never listed, but I'm satisfied with the 41 recorded books in a year.  Especially as one was the entire Bible!  Here's the LIST, if interested!

What was the last book you read?: Relentless by Robin Parrish.  Although I enjoyed his book Offworld more, I liked it quite well. 

Did you read from a list or fly by the seat of your pants choosing a different book each week?: That'd be seat of the pants.

Did you learn something new about yourself, an author, an topic?: I finally read Harry Potter and loved the series.  J.K. Rowling is now an author I admire and I truly don't understand the hoopla over these books that is to be found in some Christian circles.  After all these years, who knew I'd been missing such a great story?

How many classics did you read?: That'd be a big fat 0.

Did you discover a new author or genre?  Did you love them or hate them?: Love J.K. Rowling, see above. Also Nancy Rue and Matt Mikalatos.  I can't wait for the next Mikalatos book!

Name your top ten favorite reads: In no particular order- 1. Once an Arafat Man 2. Imaginary Jesus 3. Healer 4. The Bible (duh) 5. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 6. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince 7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 9. Here Burns My Candle 10. The Magician's Nephew

Name your bottom ten least favorite reads: Again, in no particular order- 1. Bertie's War 2. Hear No Evil 3. Tales from Terrestria 4. The Last Operative 5. The Frazzled Female (and that's about it)

Name a book you simply could not finish:The Last Operative, which is sad because I usually like the author.

Name a book you expected to like but didn't:The Last Operative.


Name a book you expected not to like, but did: I don't typically read something I don't expect to like, so I have no response to this question!

Although I wasn't able to link up weekly, I really enjoyed participating in this challenge and plan to try it again!  Thanks for hosting, Robin!

1 comment:

Matt Mikalatos said...

Hey, thanks for the shout out for Imaginary Jesus! I'm working on the new book RIGHT NOW. :)

Matt

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