Sunday, January 3, 2010

2010 Book List and Updates

Since updates are shorter than the rest of this blog post, I will be starting with them. I worked all weekend to learn how to code a wordpress theme in order to build my website. I know XHTML, CSS and a bit of PHP, but wordpress was different for me. I had been struggling with completely customising a theme, but in the end I figured it all out and I'm quite pleased. I still need to add content though, so don't be alarmed if your browse through and find nothing there yet. It should be 100% finished by the end of the week.

As I mentioned in my previous post, one of my 2010 goals is to read at least 2 books per month. I hope to do more since I would like to read as much as possible, and I would also like write some reviews as well. I've compiled a list so far; it's small and in no particular order.

+The Mist by Stephen King
+Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary by Brandon Mull
+Adam by Ted Dekker^
+Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore*
+Under the Dome by Stephen King^
+The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor*
+The Phoenix Enchained by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory*
+Inkspell by Cornelia Funke
+People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau
+Deadtown by Nancy Holzner*
+Incarceron by Catherine Fisher*
+The Hunger Game by Suzanne Collins
+Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld*
+Dreamhunter by Elizabeth Knox*
+Found: The Missing Book by Margaret Peterson Haddix
+The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
+Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl*
+Pride and Prejudice and Zombies - Jane Austin and Seth Grahme-Smith*
+The House of Lost Souls by F.G Cottam*
+Once a Witch by Carolyn McCullough*
+The Strain by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan*
+Impact by Douglas Preston*
+Cold Black Hearts by Jeff Mariotte*
+Ruined: A Novel by Paula Morris*
+The Forest of Hands and Teeth - Carrie Ryan*
+House of Reckoning - by John Saul*
+Hush, Hush - Becca Fizpatrick*
+Midnighters, book 1 - Scott Westerfeld*
+Shutter Island - Dennis Lahane*
+The 39 Clues, book 1 - Rick Riordon*
+The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
+Ash - Malinda Lo
+Eyes Like Stars - Lisa Mantchev*
+I Am Legend - Richard Matheson
+Seeing Red - Frank Beddor*
+The Circle book 1 - Ted Dekker^

If you have any additional suggestions, or if you are a writer who would like me to do a book review of your book, please drop some titles and authors in a comment for me or message me. I will be adding to this list as I go along, and will strike off those I have finished reading.

^Means that I am unsure whether or not I will write a review.
*Means I will for sure write a review.

1 comment:

  1. Here via the Bloggiesta. Your reading list has a couple of my favorite books on it, including Leviathan (honestly, I love pretty much anything by Scott Westerfeld) and The Hunger Games. Hunger Games ends on such a cliff hanger that I'm sure you're going to want to add its sequel, Catching Fire to your list, and then the conclusion of the trilogy is coming on August 24th! Good luck on making your goal :-)