The Winter Reading Challenge is coming to an end as of March 20th. Originally I had 18 books on my list and ended up reading 24. The only books I decided not to read during this challenge were Magyk by Angie Sage and Joe Hilley's book about Sarah Palin: A New Kind of Leader. I started Magyk and just couldn't get into it and just wasn't in the mood yet to tackle the Sarah Palin book. I set these books aside to read at a later time.
- Salvation in Death by J.D. Robb
- Wicked by Gregory Maguire
- If There Be Dragons by Kay Hooper
- Love by Design (2 classic novels) by Nora Roberts
- Fire Dancer by Colleen Coble
- Five in a Row by Jane Coffey
- Bad Faith by Aimee Thurlo
- Unspeakable by Sandra Brown
- Distant Echoes by Colleen Coble
- To Catch a Thief by Christina Sky
- Black Sands by Colleen Coble
- Hot Mahogany by Stuart Woods
- Split Second by David Baldacci
- Kiss - Ted Dekker
- Spider's Web by Agatha Christie
- Destiny Kills by Keri Arthur
- Prey for a Miracle by Aimee Thurlo
- The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen
- The Wild Sight by Loucinda McGary
- Dance with the Dragon by David Hagberg
- Life of Pi by Yann Martel
- A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
- Hercules Poirot Christmas by Agatha Christi
- A Ghost in the Machine by Caroline Graham
Most of the books were new author reads and I enjoyed almost all of them. It's hard to say which one was my favorite although Life of Pi, Promises in Death and The Bone Garden stand out. My least favorite author read were the books by Colleen Coble. I had come across a sale on Christianbooks.com and bought her books after finding Fire Dancer at the local christian book store. Unfortunately, I just couldn't get into her characters. I won't be repeating the type of book buying binge again, unless I've actually read something by that author and know it will be something I will enjoy.
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Thank you so much for participating and making my very first challenge easy and enjoyable. I enjoyed reading all your reviews and adding so many interesting books to my ever growing wish list.
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