Thursday, January 1, 2009

2009 Publication Challenge



January 1st ~ December 31, 2009

The Pub Rules (2009)

1. Read a minimum of 9 books first published in 2009. You don’t have to buy these. Library books, unabridged audios, or ARCs are all acceptable. To qualify as being first published in 2009, it must be the first time that the book is published in your own country. For example, if a book was published in Australia, England, or Canada in 2008, and then published in the USA in 2009, it counts (if you live in the USA). Newly published trade paperbacks and mass market paperbacks do not count if there has been a hardcover/trade published before 2009. Any questions on what qualifies? Just leave a comment here, and I’ll respond with the answer.

2. No children’s/YA titles allowed, since we’re at the ‘pub.’

3. At least 5 titles must be fiction.

4. Crossovers with other challenges are allowed.

5. You can add your titles as you go, and they may be changed at any time.

6. Sign up below using Mr. Linky. (Click here.)

7. Have fun reading your 2009 books!

Since the bulk of my reading material are new releases, this should be an easy challenge for me ~ so I'm going to "toughen" it up a bit and make it 29 books from 2009. I'll update as I go. I hope you'll join me in this challenge :)

4 comments:

Literary Feline said...

I am looking forward to being a part of this challenge too. Good luck!

yellojkt said...

That is a very interesting challenge. I don't know how many books I read each year are "hot off the presses."

I run a challenge called National Just Read More Novels Month where you read as many novels as you can in the month of January. You might want to give it a try.

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