Sunday, December 14, 2008

Good night its been awhile

And sadly I have nothing new to post b/c yours truly hasn't been reading jack. Yeah that's right you heard me I haven't read crap. So instead I thought I would show you something positive in a way and let you know I havent' forgotten about the blog I just havent' been reading and I have no idea why that is.

Okay back in October I made a promise that I wouldn't buy books until I had read all of my list (here's the list again in case your curious)
2008 ban on buying books
1. The Last Mermaid by Shanna Abe
2. Midnight Awakenin by Lara Adrian
3. Midnight Rising by Lara Adrian
4. Grimespace by Ann Aguirre
5. Virgin Slave by Louise Allen
6. Night Keeper by Jessica Andersen
7. Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
8. Deamon Eyes by Camille Bacon-Smith
9. For Her Pleasure by Maya Banks
10. Raintree: Sanctuary by Beverly Barton
11. Witch Fire by Anya Best
12. Too Scandalous to Wed by Alexandra Benedict
13. Daughter in Blood by Anne Bishop
14. The Devil inside by Jenna Black
15. The Spymaster’s Lady by Joanna Bourne
16. Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs
17. Hundred Years to Reform a by Laurie Brown
18. Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
19. Feast of Fools by Rachel Caine
20. Firestorm by Rachel Caine
21. Kiss of Fire by Deborah Cooke
22. The Loin’s Daughter by Loretta Chase
23. No Rest for the Wicked by Kresley Cole
24. Blood Magic by Matthew Cook
25. Sleepless at Midnight by Jacquie D’Alessandro
26 Good with His hands by Alexa Darin
27 Unquiet Dreams by Mark Del Franco
28 Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
29 Night Rising by Chris Marie Green
30 The Wicked Ways of a Duke by Laura Lee Guhrke
31 Revenant by Carolyn Haines
32 Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison
33 Happy hour of the Damned by Mark Henry
34 Lord Sin by Kalen Hughes
35 The Sword by Jean Johnson
36 Seize the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
37 Low Red Moon by Caitlin Kiernan
38 Night Life by Caitlin Kittredge
39 Matters of the Blood by Maria Lima
40 Talyn by Holly Lisle
41 Holy Smokes by Katie MacAllister
42 Crimson City by Liz Maverick
43 Fallen by Erin McCarthy
44 The Queen’s Bastard by CE Murphy
45 Fairyville by Emma Holly
46 Sugar and Spice by Leda Swann
47 The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall
48 To Serve and Submit by Susan Write
49 In the Midnight Hour by Patti O’Shea
50 Carressed by Ice by Nalini Singh
51 Hunting the Hunter by Shiloh Walker

Now I have to say although I have read only one on the list I haven't bought any new books (yay me) so I haven't broken the contract however, I am going to get more books for Christmas. So here's my new revised "contract" I will not buy any new books next year until I read: the books listed above and 10 more from my TBR pile which I will list after Christmas when I get the new books. So I have to read 61 books before I can buy any new ones.

So you are more than welcome to join in the new revised "contract" and pledge with me to not buy any new books in 2009 until you have read X amount of books.


  1. Tracy said...
    Good to hear from you. Nothing bad about reading. With work and the holidays it's hard to keep up. Glad you're well.
    Sarah said...
    OMG, that is a list and a half!!!
    ~ames~ said...
    That's awesome! (That you didn't buy any books) Me, I've fallen by the wayside. But I'm not buying as much ever since I got my ebook reader. :P
    Sarai said...
    Tracy: The holidays are always hard on the reading levels! I am hoping this year will be good for me.

    Sarah: I know right? These are all books I have own for ever and never read.

    Ames: I have done fantastic! I want an ereader but I think that I will pass on it until later next year.
    Anonymous said...
    LOLOL! Poor you! I haven't read much of my list but I gave over half away. What's left on the shelf will fit in my 2009 challenges and I have a couple of books in my Amazon cart but won't click the purchase button until the!
    Sarai said...
    J Kaye: Well at least I have stuck with the basic idea and haven't bought anything LOL! Next year is my year I swear it~!
    Aymless said...
    I'd join you but I already have a list of books I MUST have that don't come out until next year. *sigh* And I have no will power when it comes to books.

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