"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. " -Helen Keller

2011 Book Challenge

These books are also my entry into the 100+ Book Challenge hosted over on My Overstuffed Bookshelf. Those challenge rules are a little different than my challenge rules but it gives me more motivation to hit my goal. (PS...the link above takes you to the main blog and the button takes you to the challenge post)

Rules for my Book Challenge
  1. Pussycat Death Squad by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb (1/5/11)
  2. Watchers by Dean Koontz (1/7/11)
  3. Siren Song by Stephanie D raven (1/10/11)
  4. Here Comes The Groom by Karina Bliss (1/10/11) 
  5. Not Quite A Husband by Sherry Thomas (1/12/11) 
  6. Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts (1/13/11)
  7. The Search by Nora Roberts (1/16/11) 
  8. Gingerbread Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke, Laura Levine, and Leslie Meier (1/ 26/11)
  9. Marriage Most Scandalous by Johanna Lindsay (1/30/11)
  10. Black And Blue by Anna Quindlen (2/5/11)
  11. The Man You'll Marry by Debbie Macomber (2/7/11) 
  12. Life From Scratch by Melissa Ford 
  13. Never Seduce A Scoundrel by Sabrina Jeffries
  14. Only A Duke Will Do by Sabrina Jeffries (2/28/11)
  15. Undead and Unfinished by MaryJanice Davidson (3/5/11)
  16. Let Sleeping Rogues Lie by Sabrina Jeffries (3/6/11)
  17. 300 Classic Blocks For Crochet Projects by Linda P. Schapper (3/8/11)
  18. Don't Bargain With The Devil by Sabrina Jeffries (3/9/11)
  19. Wed Him Before You Bed Him by Sabrina Jeffries (3/10/11)
  20. The School for Heiresses  by Sabrina Jeffries, Liz Carlyle, Julia London, and Renee Bernard (3/13/11)
  21. Beware A Scots Revenge by Sabrina Jeffries (3/17/11)
  22. The Lake of Dead Languages by Carol Goodman (3/21/11) 
  23. Cake Boss: Stories and Recipes from Mia Famiglia by Buddy Valastro (3/28/11) 
  24. Big Boned by Meg Cabot (3/31/11)
  25. Crocheting in Plain English by Maggie Righetti (4/5/11)
  26. The Romanov Prophecy by Steve Berry (4/6/11)
  27. It's In His Kiss by Julia Quinn (4/6/11) 
  28. The Knitting Diaries by Debbie Macomber, Susan Mallery, and Christina Skye (4/9/11) 
  29. Santa Baby by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb (4/10/11)
  30. The Millionaire Meets His Match by Kate Carlisle (4/11/11)
  31. Sweet Surrender, Baby Surprise by Kate Carlisle (4/12/11) 
  32. Devil's Food Cake Murder by Joanne Fluke (4/16/11)
  33. The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes by Jennifer Crusie, Eileen Dreyer, and Anne Stuart (4/21/11) 
  34. Buttons and Bones by Monica Ferris (4/21/11) 
  35. First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones (4/25/11)
  36. Storm Front (Dresden Files, book 1) by Jim Butcher (4/27/11)
  37. Dark Side of the Moon by Sherrilyn Kenyon (5/1/11) 
  38. The Snow Globe by Sheila Roberts (5/4/11) 
  39. The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon (5/5/11) 
  40. I Am Ozzy by Ozzy Osbourne with Chris Ayres (5/9/11) 
  41. Grave Peril (Dresden Files, book 3) by Jim Butcher (5/12/11)
  42. Fool Moon (Dresden Files, book 2) by Jim Butcher (5/15/11)
  43. In Too Deep (Arcane Society: The Looking Glass Trilogy, book 1) by Jayne Ann Krentz (5/16/11)
  44. Juno's Daughters by Lise Saffran (5/21/11)
  45. Everlasting Desire by Amanda Ashley (5/24/11)
  46. Murphy's Law by Rhys Bowen (5/26/11) 
  47. Midnight Crystal by  Jayne Castle aka Jayne Ann Krentz (5/27/11)
  48. The Only One by Christine Feehan,  Susan Grant, and Susan Squires (5/29/11)
  49. After the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn (6/6/11) 
  50. Once Upon A Castle by Nora Roberts, Jill Gregory, Ruth Ryan Langan, and Marianne Willman (6/9/11) 
  51. How to Woo a Reluctant Lady by Sabrina Jeffries (6/13/11)
  52. Perfect For The Beach by Lori Foster, Janelle Denison, Erin McCarthy, MaryJanice Davidson, Kayla Perrin, and Morgan Leigh (6/15/11) 
  53. Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love by Matt Logelin (6/19/11) 
  54. The Strange Case of Finley Jayne by Kady Cross (6/23/11) 
  55. The Second Time Around by Mary Higgins Clark (6/ 25/11)
  56. Schnibbles time two: quilts from 5" or 10" squares by Carrie Nelson (6/25/11)
  57. Dashing Through The Snow by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark (6/27/11)
  58. Vampire Mine by Kerrelyn Sparks (6/28/11) 
  59. A Slightly Different Perfect by Sylvia Shults (6/29/11) 
  60. Full Blast by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes (6/30/11) 
  61. Eat Prey Love by Kerrelyn Sparks (7/7/11) 
  62. One Bite Stand by Nina Bangs (7/10/11) 
  63. My Wicked Vampire by Nina Bangs (7/13/11) 
  64. Lady Scandal by Larissa Lyons (7/14/11) 
  65. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's  Stone by JK Rowling (7/17/11)
  66. The Reluctant Vampire by Lynsay Sands (7/18/11) 
  67. The Rogue Hunter by Lynsay Sands (7/20/11) 
  68. The Immortal Hunter by Lynsay Sands (7/21/11) 
  69. The Duke and I by Julia Quinn (7/22/11) 
  70. The Renegade Hunter by Lynsay Sands (7/22/11) 
  71. Something for Santa by AKM Miles (7/23/11) 
  72. Born To Bite by Lynsay Sands (7/27/11)
  73. Hungry For You By Lynsay Sands (7/29/11)
  74. One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (8/7/11)
  75. After The Morning After by Lisa G. Riley (8/9/11)
  76. The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels by Ree Drummond (8/12/11)
  77. Mercy Burns by Keri Arthur (8/14/11)
  78. Ain't Too Proud To Beg by Susan Donovan (8/18/11)
  79. Destiny Kills by Keri Arthur (8/22/11)
  80. Quicksilver by Amanda Quick (8/24/11) 
  81. The Night She Got Lucky by Susan Donovan (8/28/11) 
  82. Not That Kind Of Girl by Susan Donovan (8/28/11) 
  83. The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross (8/30/11) 
  84. Guarding the Healer by Gabriel Byers (9/18/11)
  85. Counterfeit Magic (Women of the Otherworld Novella) by Kelley Armstrong (9/25/11)
  86. Waking Up With The Duke by Lorraine Heath (10/1/11) 
  87. Passions Of A Wicked Earl by Lorraine Heath (10/7/11)
  88. Pleasures Of A Notorious Gentleman by Lorraine Heath (10/9/11)
  89. Suite 606 by J.D. Robb, Mary Blaney, Ruth Ryan Langan, and Mary Kay McComas (11/7/11)
  90. The Dolphins of Pern by Anne McCaffrey (11/8/11)
  91. Nobody's Business by Gina Ardito (11/20/11) 
  92. The Wedding Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini (11/26/11) 
  93. A Little Harmless Submission by Melissa Schroeder
  94. Lye In Wait by Cricket McRae
Half Books
  1. The Scargill Cove Case Files by Jayne Ann Krentz
  2. Freaks: A Rizzoli and Isles Short Story by Tess Gerritsen

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