BOTNS Retreat Author Reading Challenge

I’m going to the Books on the Nightstand Author Retreat in April. I can’t wait! In order to get ready for the event, I’m joining the BOTNS Retreat Author Reading Challenge.

The goal: read one book from each of the authors that will be attending the retreat by the end of 2011.

COMPLETED JULY 28, 2011

I actually started working on this as soon as the authors were announced, I just kept forgetting to put up this post!

Books read:

  1. Unexpectedly, Milo, by Matthew Dicks, 344 pages, January 31, 2011
  2. Secrets of Eden, by Chris Bohjalian, 364 pages, February 4, 2011
  3. Fade to White, by Wendy Clinch, 261 pages, February 14, 2011
  4. Kings of the Earth, by John Clinch, 393 pages, February 22, 2011
  5. House Arrest, by Ellen Meeropol, 201 pages, February 24, 2011
  6. The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove, by Susan Gregg Gilmore, 254 pages, February 26, 2011
  7. The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady, by Elizabeth Stucky-French, 334 pages, April 2, 2011
  8. The Bee-Loud Glade by Steve Himmer, 222 pages, April 10, 2011
  9. Something Missing, by Matthew Dicks, 292 pages, April 19, 2011
  10. The Reservoir, by John Milliken Thompson, July 28, 2011, 291 pages, NOOK
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2 Responses

  1. consider Euclid Ave Our scars mean something. it is the 1st in a series of 3 true life novels that depicts a child’s life as they grow into adulthood. it begins with the discovery, at age 4 of his little brother’s lifeless body floating face down in the bathtub. the subsequent childhood years are filled with parental neglect, deceit, theft and manipulation. full time employment begins at age 12. the teenage years are characterized by experimentation to habits to addictions that culminate in a wager that results in a loveless marriage that ends in divorce and nearly in death. late in 2010, the chapter entitled Water became the focus of a cold case homicide investigation. 2011 is the 50th anniversary of the event.

  2. Can’t wait to meet you!

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