Saturday, August 1, 2009

2009 Information and Sign-Up

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The challenge is to read 5 books whose titles have a number in them from Jan 1, 2009 to August 1, 2009. This includes written numbers like 'one' and numbers like 10th or first.

Need some help picking? See the sidebar.

You can choose up to three that are on lists for other challenges. So two of the choices must not be on any list. You can re-read books but all books must NOT be read until January 1, 2009.

Want to Join?
Comment on THIS post to join. Please include a link to a SPECIFIC POST on your blog with your book choices. This will be what I link to in the Participants list. If you don't have a blog, just say so. You'll still be added.

If you would also like to be able to post on THIS Blog, leave your email address. I suggest putting it like this to prevent spam: yourname AT yourprovider DOT com If you are already a member of this blog but no longer want to be, you can leave this blog through your dashboard. If you are already on and want to stay on, no need to say anything.

NOTE: If you don't want to be a member of this blog but wouldn't mind your review being cross-posted to this blog, email me your review and a link to your blog and i'll post it.

ABOUT TAGGING: If you do decide to post your reviews on this blog (and I hope you will) please note I have changed around some of the tags. Please tag your book with the number in it. If the number is between 1-9, there are tags like this: "1_One" Use those. For over 9, you can just input it either as a number or a word, depending on how it is in your book. Also tag as fiction or non-fiction. Always include your name and use the tag "Lists" for your book choices and "Wrap-Ups" for your wrap-up posts. Sorry to have rules but I'm just trying to make this blog easy to navigate so those looking for book ideas can find them.


  1. Should that read January 2009 to August 2009?

  2. I'm in:

  3. I'm in.


  4. Count me in. I haven't picked all my books yet, but my post is here.

  5. thanks for the link. I am able to do this now, Here is my list of books to read
    Two brothers
    par four
    five card stud
    six pounnd wall-eye
    seven inning stretch
    crazy eigths
    mccarthy's (?) nine

    All the books but two brothers is by Eliabeth Gunn
    kim in ohio

  6. Count me in:

    Thanks, Nely

  7. Count me in please. Will be picking books shortly.

  8. I would love to join the challenge. i have one question though: do numbers of king or queens in the titles count, i.e. Henry VII?

  9. I'd love to do this, too. Here's my post with my books (there are other challenges listed in the post as well...don't know if that matters):

  10. Count me in, I have posted my three books here:

  11. I'm in too!

  12. Count me in! I have put my list on my challenge blog at

    Thanks for hosting!!

  13. Sign me up! :-)

  14. Count me in. I have yet to post about it and choose the books but I already have two on my 2009 tbr list that qualify: Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden and Two Hemispheres by Nadine McGinnis. I'll be back to link.

  15. I'm interested in this challenge. My list is posted here.

  16. I'd like to join and I've posted my list here:

  17. Count me in!

    Judy/Intergalactic Bookworm

  18. I forgot to leave my e-mail address.


  19. I would like to participate! Here is the link to my blog:
    and my email address is


  20. Count me in....get it count? hehe... sorry.... I couldn't resist.

  21. Please count me list yet though.

  22. I'm in and my post is here:

    As I haven't had the time to search my Mt. TBR yet, I have only added 3 of my 5 books yet. Two are already for other challenges, one is just for this one. I hope that's okay, as I really doubt I have many other books that qualify for this challenge...

    Oh, and my e-mail address is kathrin.p AT gmail DOT com :)

  23. Could you check and see if I am in, I know I signed up Lindy/CT

  24. hey i wanna join the challenge ^^
    here's the link to my challenge post:

    can you confirm my joining please.

  25. I'mb already a participant, but I'd like to be a member of this blog...

    my email address

    smilkovits AT gmail DOT com


    i would like to sign up for this challenge

  27. I wanted to join but haveing a lot of challenges already I always tend to look for challenges that overlap and having 2 books not overlaping just stopped me from joining.. maybe another time :)

  28. I now have a blog soley for reviews

    My completed challenges are still at A Novel Challenge as the blog doesnt hav ethe space


  29. Here is my post about the challenge. I have completed 2 of the 5 books I have chosen.

    1.The Rabbi's Cat 2**** by Joann Sfar
    2.Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes***** by Tamar Yellin 2008
    3.A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear by Atiq Rahimi
    4.2666 by Roberto Bolano
    5.Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden

    sfuhringer(AT) sympatico(DOT)ca

    Thank you.

  30. Thank you for hosting. I would love to join you all and complete this challenge.

  31. Hi, I hope it's not too late. I would love to join. My list is here:

  32. Hello,

    I thought I had signed up for this, but I don't see my name under the participants - My original post on my blog is here:

    Is it too late to start adding reviews?


  33. I am done:

    1. Evanovitch, Janet 11 on Top
    2. Saul, John 2nd Child
    3. Patterson, James 8th Confession
    4. Marr, John S. 11th Hour
    5. Brown, Sandra 2 Alone
    6. Anderson, Joan The 2nd Journey
    7. Henry, Sue Murder at 5 Fonger Light

  34. I finished! See details at: