Friday, June 29, 2007

By the Decade Challenge

I'm signing up for the By the Decade Challenge. I've decided to read 20 books by December 31! Here's the list:

1. 2000's-The Tale of Hill Top Farm- by Susan Witting Albert
2. 1990's-Murder She Wrote, A Yuletide Murder- by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain (one of my favorite shows to watch)
3. 1980's-Murder She Wrote, Gin and Daggers- by Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain
4. 1970's-Brother John- by Leo P. Kelley
5. 1960's-Breakfast at Tiffany's- by Truman Capote
6. 1950's -Cheri and The Last Cheri- by Colette
7. 1940's-Animal Farm- by George Orwell
8. 1930's-The Murder at the Vicarage- by Agatha Christie
9. 1920's-The Great Gatsby- by F. Scott Fitzgerald
10. 1910's-The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse- by Beatrix Potter
11. 1900's-Anne of Green Gables- by L.M. Montgomery
12. 1890's-Jude the Obscure- by Thomas Hardy
13. 1880's-Alice, or the Mysteries- by Edward Bulwer Lytton
14. 1870's-Work- by Lousia May Alcott
15. 1860's-Essential Thinkers- by karl Marx
16. 1850's-Scarlett Letter- by Nathaniel Hawthorne
17. 1840's-Mary Barton- by Elizabeth Gaskell
18. 1830's-The Pickwick Paper- by Charles Dickens
19. 1820's- TBA ( I haven't decided yet)
20. 1810's-Sense and Sensibility- by Jane Austen ( my all time favorite auther!!)

Well, wish me luck! I'm off to read!!


teabird said...

Looks like a great list - I signed up, also, but haven't gotten too far yet.

Anonymous said...


We should try doing that again this year... if they happen to have it available.