When the challenge year started, I grouped the 50 and 100 Book Challenges together since they were basically the same. But, as of yesterday, I hit 50 books so now I’m splitting them off into their separate challenges.

Not counting plays read this year, I have finished my first 50 books.

  1. The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
  2. Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  3. Trunk Music by Michael Connelly
  4. You Know You’re a Writer When by Adair Lara
  5. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
  6. One Fifth Avenue by Candace Bushnell
  7. Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide by Holly Black
  8. Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers by Louise Rennison
  9. Aesop’s Fables by Aesopus
  10. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  11. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  12. The Witches by Roald Dahl
  13. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
  14. If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland
  15. Persepolis I by Marjane Satrapi
  16. The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Seeing Stone by Holly Black
  17. C is for Corpse by Sue Grafton
  18. The Spiderwick Chronicles: Lucinda’s Secret by Holly Black
  19. The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Ironwood Tree by Holly Black
  20. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  21. Startled by His Furry Shorts by Louise Rennison
  22. The Spiderwick Chronicles: The Wrath of Mulgarath by Holly Black
  23. Matilda by Roald Dahl
  24. Have You Seen…? by David Thomson
  25. Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi
  26. A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
  27. Love is a Many Trousered Thing by Louise Rennison
  28. Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
  29. The Host by Stephenie Meyer
  30. Stop in the Name of Pants by Louise Rennison
  31. Three to Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich
  32. Maus by Art Spiegelman
  33. The 1996 What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles
  34. Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson
  35. East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  36. Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
  37. Maus II by Art Spiegelman
  38. Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
  39. Naked in Death by J.D. Robb
  40. The Writer’s Idea Book by Jack Heffron
  41. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  42. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
  43. Sin City: The Hard Goodbye (Vol. 1) by Frank Miller
  44. Fool by Christopher Moore
  45. Roses are Red by James Patterson
  46. Twilight Director’s Notebook by Catherine Hardwicke
  47. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  48. Sex and the City: the Movie by Amy Sohn
  49. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
  50. Everyone is Beautiful by Katherine Center