Reading Schedule

2009 Reading Schedule

Here’s my 2009 reading schedule. It is not strict, just something that I need to keep in mind in order to keep on track with my challenges.


  1. Night Sins by Tami Hoag (Celebrate; What’s in a Name)
  2. Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben (1st in a Series)


  1. Murder in the House by Margaret Truman (Celebrate; What’s in a Name)
  2. Rules of Prey by John Sandford (1st in a Series)


  1. Heartstopper by Joy Fielding (Celebrate; What’s in a Name)
  2. Final Jeopardy by Linda Fairstein (1st in a Series)
  1. Pandora’s Daughter by Iris Johansen (Celebrate; What’s in a Name)
  2. Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell (1st in a Series)
  3. A Tom Clancy, Greg Iles or Stephen King selection


  1. The Coffin Dancer by Jeffery Deaver (Celebrate; What’s in a Name)
  2. Undercurrents by Ridley Pearson (1st in a Series)


  1. The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen (Celebrate; 1st in a Series)


  1. Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin (1st in a Series)
  2. Celebrate the Author selection


  1. When the Bough Breaks by Jonathan Kellerman (Celebrate; 1st in a Series)


  1. Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson (1st in a Series)
  2. Celebrate the Author selection


  1. Killing Floor by Lee Child (1st in a Series)
  2. Celebrate the Author selection


  1. The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke (1st in a Series)
  2. Celebrate the Author selection


  1. No Lesser Plea by Robert Tanenbaum (1st in a Series)
  2. Celebrate the Author selection
Reading Schedule

2008 Reading Schedule

By May 31

  • Carla Neggers, The Widow(Eponymous)
  • Robin Cook, Marker (Celebrate the Author)

By June 30

  • M.C. Beaton, The Deadly Game (Celebrate the Author)

By July 1

  • Nora Roberts, Blood Brothers (Title Master)
  • James Patterson, Mary Mary (Title Master)
  • M.C. Beaton, The Deadly Dance (Title Master)
  • Kathy Reichs, Deadly Decisions (Title Master)

By July 31

  • Michael Connelly, The Black Echo (Celebrate the Author)

By August 31

  • Nelson DeMille, Night Fall (Celebrate the Author; Triple 8)

By September 30

  • Stephen King, The Shining (Celebrate the Author; 1% Well-Read)

By October 31

  • Ann Rule (Celebrate the Author)

By November 30

  • J.F. Freedman, The Disappearance (Initials Challenge)
  • M.C. Beaton, The Deadly Dance (Initials Challenge)
  • J.A. Jance, Name Withheld (Initials Challenge)
  • P.J. Parrish, Thicker than Water (Series Season 2; Initials Challenge; Triple 8)
  • P.J. Parrish, Island of Bones (Series Season 2)
  • J.D. Robb, Glory in Death (Initials Challenge)
  • Alex Kava, The Soul Catcher (Series Season 2)
  • Alex Kava, A Necessary Evil (Series Season 2)
  • P.J. Parrish, A Killing Rain (Series Season 2)
  • P.J. Parrish, Unquiet Grave (Series Season 2)
  • P.J. Parrish, A Thousand Bones (Series Season 2)
  • Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin (Celebrate the Author; 1% Well-Read)

By December 31

  • David Lifton, Best Evidence: Disguise and Deception in the Assassination of John F. Kennedy (Back to History)
  • Edward Steers, Jr., Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (Back to History)
  • Jim Garrison, On the Trail of the Assassins (Back to History; Triple 8)
  • Anthony Summers, Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover (Back to History; Triple 8)
  • Don & Susie Van Ryn, Newell, Colleen & Whitney Cerak, Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering Hope (Triple 8)
  • Anne Robins, A Perfect Stranger (Historical Fiction) (Back to History)
  • Charles Pellegrino, Her Name, Titanic (Back to History)
  • Eleanor Herman, Sex with the Queen: Nine Hundred Years of Vile Kings, Virile Lovers, and Passionate Politics (Back to History)
  • John Dallek, Nixon and Kissinger (Back to History)
  • Mary Higgins Clark (Celebrate the Author)
  • Matt Dalton, Presumed Guilty: What the Jury Never Knew About Laci Peterson’s Murder and Why Scott Peterson Should Not Be on Death Row(Triple 8)
  • Anne Bird, Blood Brother: 33 Reasons My Brother Scott Peterson is Guilty(Triple 8)
  • Stephen Singular, Unholy Messenger: The Life and Crimes of the BTK Serial Killer (Triple 8)
  • Max Allan Collins, American Gangster (Triple 8)
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Triple 8)
  • Peter Harry Brown & Patte B. Barham, Marilyn: The Last Take (Triple 8)
  • Andrew Morton, Diana: Her True Story (Triple 8)
  • Michael Connelly, The Black Echo(Triple 8)
  • Jeffery Deaver, The Bone Collector (Triple 8)
  • Stephen King, Four Past Midnight (Triple 8)
  • Greg Iles, Turning Angel (Triple 8)
  • Dean Koontz, Strangers (Triple 8)

By Feb. 28, 2009

  • Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex (1% Well-Read)
  • Ian McEwan, Atonement (1% Well-Read)
  • Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace (1% Well-Read)
  • James Ellroy, The Black Dahlia (1% Well-Read)
  • Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (1% Well-Read)
  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein (1% Well-Read)