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2016 Challenges

2016 Reading Challenge

2016 Reading Challenge
LORI has
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You Read How Many Books
Level 3: 200
I will keep track on my GoodReads Shelf here

pages read.
Level 3: 52,000 Pages Read
I have made a spreadsheet to keep track and will update here each month.

January – 5640 Pages
February – 5087 Pages
March – 4962
April – 5462
May – 5676
June – 4411
July – 5024
August 3915 
September – 4156
October – 4538

YEAR TO DATE – 48871 Pages


alphabet 2016 A. And Then There Were Nuns by Kylie Logan
B. Burning Heat by David Bursworth
C. Checked Out by Elaine Viets
D. Death Goes to the County Fair by Annette Drake
E. Éclair and Present Danger by Laura Bradford 
F. Foreign Eclairs by Julie Hyzy
G. Gunfight at Grace Gulch by Darlene Franklin 
H. To Helvetica and Back by Paige Shelton
I. It’s A Wonderful Knife by Christine Wenger
J. Just Killing Time by Julianne Holmes
K. Karma’s A Killer by Tracy Weber
L. Little Girl Gone by Gerry Schmitt
M. Murder Most Malicious by Alyssa Maxwell
N. No Cats Allowed by Miranda James
O. One Foot in the Grape by Carlene O’Neil
P. Played by the Book by Erika Chase
Q. The Quilt Ripper by Mary Devlin Lynch and Debbie Devlin Zook
R. Ripe for Murder by Carlene O’Neil
S. Sweet Pepper Hero by J.J. Cook 
T. A Turn For The Bad by Sheila Connolly 
U. An Unhappy Medium by Dawn Eastman 
V. Vanilla Beaned by Jenn McKinlay 
W. Who Invited the Ghost to Dinner by Teresa Watson
X. X-Dames by J.J. Henderson
Y.
Z. Miss Zukas and the Library Murders by Jo Dereske


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LEVEL 5. Terabytes – 75 ebook

1. Murder Most Malicious by Alyssa Maxwell
2. Death Goes to the County Fair by Annette Drake
3. Karma’s A Killer by Tracy Weber
4. Killer Run by Lynn Cahoon
5. Death of a Brooklyn Landlord by Susan Russo Anderson
6. The Flood Girls by Richard Fifield
7. Toured to Death by Hy Conrad 
8. Death & The Brewmaster’s Widow by Loretta Ross
9. Drawing Blood by Deirdre Verne
10. Edgar Allan Cozy: Wicked Short Stories by Sheila Connolly, Edith Maxwell, Sherry Harris, Barbara Ross, and Sadie Hartwell
11. Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
12. Death by Blue Water by Kait Carson
13. Girl on the Run by Daryl Wood Gerber
14. Death by Sunken Treasure by Kait Carson 
15. The Corpse With The Diamond Hand by Cathy Ace
16. The Corpse With The Garnet Face by Cathy Ace
17. Who Invited the Ghost to Dinner by Teresa Watson
18. A Muddied Murder by Wendy Tyson
19. Delivering the Truth by Edith Maxwell
20. Cropped to Death by Christina Freeburn 
21. Raisin the Dead by Karoline Barrett
22. With A Vengeance by Annette Dashofy
23. The Final Tap by Amanda Flower 
24. Clouds In My Coffee by Julie Mulhern
25. Murder With A Twist by Tracy Kiely
26. Killer Cocktail by Tracy Kiely 
27. Dying for a Taste by Leslie Karst
28. Beyond A Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman
29. The Penterghast Puzzle Protectors by Julie Seedorf
30. Fixin’ to Die by Tonya Kappes
31. Rogues and Rascals in Goose Pimple Junction by Amy Metz 
32. Murder at Redwood Cove by Janet Finsilver
33. Since She Went Away by David Bell
34. Murder in the Mansion by Janet Finsilver
35. Engaged in Death by Stephanie Blackmoore
36. Secret Lives and Private Eyes by Heather Weidner
37. Little Girl Gone by Gerry Schmitt
38. Terror in Taffeta by Marla Cooper
39. Digging up the Dead by Jill Amadio
40. Beach Blues by Joanne DeMaio

41. Barefoot Beach by Toby Devens
42. Murder on the Mother Road by Glenn Nilson
43. Love Luck and Lemon Pie by Amy E. Reichert 
44. A Most Curious Murder by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
45.  Death at the Day Lily Cafe by Wendy Sand Eckle
46. Homicide in the House by Colleen J. Shogan
47. The Book of Beloved by Carolyn Haines
48. Second Honeymoons Can Be Murder by Susan Santagelo
49. Prepped to Kill by A.E.H. Veenman
50. On the Chopping Block by Jenny Kales
51. Murder at Rough Point by Alyssa Maxwell
52. The Quilt Ripper by Mary Devlin Lynch and Debbie Devlin Zook
53. A Story to Kill by Lynn Cahoon
54. Pumpkins in Paradise by Kathi Daley 
55. Letters from Paris by Juliet Blackwell
56. Wicked Summer by Roma Brooks
57. Dying For Data by Cassidy Salem
58. Home by Harlan Coben
59. Murder on Route 66 by Glenn Nilson
60. Girl Underwater by Claire Kells
61. Lethal Lifestyles by LynDee Walker
62. If Words Could Kill by Barbara Schlichting
63. Mexican Booty by J.J. Henderson
64.Eggnog Murder by Leslie Meier – Lee Hollis – Barbara Ross
65. A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas
66. X-Dames by J.J. Henderson
67. An Act of Murder by Mary Angela
68.The Corpse With The Ruby Lips by Cathy Ace
69. Send in the Clowns by Julie Mulhern
70. Body on the Bayou by Ellen Byron
71. Get Me to the Grave On Time by D.E. Ireland
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Level 4 – Sleuth Extraordinaire – 21 OR MORE

1. To Helvetica and Back by Paige Shelton
2. Murder Most Malicious by Alyssa Maxwell
3. Checked Out by Elaine Viets
4. Death Goes to the County Fair by Annette Drake
5. Karma’s A Killer by Tracy Weber
6. Foreign Eclairs by Julie Hyzy
7. Killer Run by Lynn Cahoon
8. Gunfight at Grace Gulch by Darlene Franklin
9. Daisies For Innocence by Bailey Cattrell
10. Sweet Pepper Hero by J.J. Cook 
11. For Cheddar or Worse by Avery Aames
12. The Cakes of Monte Cristo by Jacklyn Brady
13. Diners, Drive-ins and Death by Christine Wenger
14. A Turn For The Bad by Sheila Connolly
15. Toured to Death by Hy Conrad 
16. Death & The Brewmaster’s Widow by Loretta Ross
17. A Disguise to Die For by Diane Vallere
18. Drawing Blood by Deirdre Verne
19. Macaroni and Freeze by Christine Wenger
20. Scene of the Brine by Mary Ellen Hughes
21. A Familiar Tail by Delia James 


CRAVING COZIES 2016 200

Completely Stuffed – 61 or more

22. One Foot in the Grape by Carlene O’Neil
23. Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross
24. No Cats Allowed by Miranda James
25. Edgar Allan Cozy: Wicked Short Stories by Sheila Connolly, Edith Maxwell, Sherry Harris, Barbara Ross, and Sadie Hartwell
26. A Fright to the Death by Dawn Eastman 
27. Between A Book and A Hard Place by Denise Swanson 
28. Deadly Scandal by Kate Parker
29. A Slice of Murder by Chris Cavender
30. A Churn For The Worse by Laura Bradford
31. And Then There Were Nuns by Kylie Logan
32. Death by Blue Water by Kait Carson
33. Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott
34. Fillet of Murder by Linda Reilly
35. Death by Sunken Treasure by Kait Carson 
36. Ripe for Murder by Carlene O’Neil
36. The Mary Macdougall Mystery Duet by Richard Audry 
37. The Corpse With The Diamond Hand by Cathy Ace
38. Crime and Poetry by Amanda Flower
39. Out of the Dying Pan by Linda Reilly
40. The Corpse With The Garnet Face by Cathy Ace
41. Some Like It Witchy by Heather Blake
42. Braking For Bodies by Duffy Brown
43. Who Invited the Ghost to Dinner by Teresa Watson
44. A Muddied Murder by Wendy Tyson
45. Delivering the Truth by Edith Maxwell
46. A Daughter’s Doubt by Richard Audry
47. Killer Takeout by Lucy Burdette
48. Cropped to Death by Christina Freeburn 
49. Vanilla Beaned by Jenn McKinlay
50. A Clue in the Stew by Connie Archer
51. Bodice of Evidence by Nancy J. Parra
52. An Unhappy Medium by Dawn Eastman
53. Raisin the Dead by Karoline Barrett
54. With A Vengeance by Annette Dashofy
55. A Gilded Grave by Shelley Freydont
56. Needle and Dread by Elizabeth Lynn Casey
57. Played by the Book by Erika Chase
58. Gone With the Witch by Heather Blake
59. The Final Tap by Amanda Flower
60. Berry the Hatchet by Peg Cochran
61. Clouds In My Coffee by Julie Mulhern
62. Murder With A Twist by Tracy Kiely
63. Killer Cocktail by Tracy Kiely 
64. Murder, By George by Jeanne Quigley
65. Dead Air by Mary Kennedy
66. Newlywed Dead by Nancy J. Parra
67. Dying for a Taste by Leslie Karst
68. Hearse and Gardens by Kathleen Bridge
69. Beyond A Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman
70. The Penterghast Puzzle Protectors by Julie Seedorf
71. The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson
72. Just Killing Time by Julianne Holmes
73. Murder, Handcrafted by Isabella Alan
74. Éclair and Present Danger by Laura Bradford 
75. Miss Zukas and the Library Murders by Jo Dereske
76. A Golden Cage by Shelley Freydont
77. Fixin’ to Die by Tonya Kappes
78. Rogues and Rascals in Goose Pimple Junction by Amy Metz 
79. Murder at Redwood Cove by Janet Finsilver
80. A Premonition of Murder by Mary Kennedy
81. Murder in the Mansion by Janet Finsilver
82. Engaged in Death by Stephanie Blackmoore
83. Toasting Up Trouble by Linda Wiken
84. Terror in Taffeta by Marla Cooper
85. The Cat, The Sneak and The Secret by Leann Sweeney
86. Grace Sees Red by Julie Hyzy
87. Dressed to Kilt by Hannah Reed
88. Digging up the Dead by Jill Amadio
89. Murder on the Mother Road by Glenn Nilson
90. Read to Death by Terrie Farley Moran
91. All You Need is Fudge by Nancy Coco
92. Live and Let Growl by Laurien Berenson
93. A Most Curious Murder by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
94. A Midwinter’s Tail by Sofie Kelly

95. Grilling the Subject by Daryl Wood Gerber
96. Death at the Day Lily Cafe by Wendy Sand Eckle
97. Homicide in the House by Colleen J. Shogan
98. Murder in the Secret Garden by Ellery Adams
99. Clock and Dagger by Julianne Holmes
100. The Cat, The Collector and the Killer by Leann Sweeney

101. Second Honeymoons Can Be Murder by Susan Santagelo
102. Prepped to Kill by A.E.H. Veenman
103. On the Chopping Block by Jenny Kales
104. Doing It At The Dixie Dew by Ruth Moose
105. Wedding Bell Blues by Ruth Moose
106. Murder at Rough Point by Alyssa Maxwell
107. The Quilt Ripper by Mary Devlin Lynch and Debbie Devlin Zook
108. A Story to Kill by Lynn Cahoon
109. Pumpkins in Paradise by Kathi Daley 
110. Faux Paw by Sofie Kelly
111. Bean There, Done That by Sandra Balzo
112. Paint the Town Dead by Nancy Haddock 
113. Dying For Data by Cassidy Salem
114. A Gala Event by Sheila Connolly
115. No Farm, No Foul by Peg Cochran
116. It’s A Wonderful Knife by Christine Wenger
117. Lethal Lifestyles by LynDee Walker
118. Paws  and Effect by Sophie Kelly
119. Tangled Up In Brew by Joyce Tremel
120. Putting on the Witch by Joyce and Jim Lavene
121. The Chocolate Falcon Fraud by Joanna Carl
122. If Words Could Kill by Barbara Schlichting
123. A Memory of Muskets by Kathleen Ernst
124. Seeds of Deception by Sheila Connolly
125. Eggnog Murder by Leslie Meier – Lee Hollis – Barbara Ross

126. An Act of Murder by Mary Angela
127. The Corpse With The Ruby Lips by Cathy Ace
128. A Likely Story by Jenn McKinlay
129. A Killer Kebab by Susannah Hardy
130. Send in the Clowns by Julie Mulhern
131. Five Alarm Fudge by Christine DeSmet
132. Body on the Bayou by Ellen Byron
133. The Good, The Bad, and The Guacamole by Rebecca Adler
134. Crowned and Moldering by Kate Carisle
135. The Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha by Joanna Carl
136. Get Me to the Grave On Time by D.E. Ireland
137. Better Late Then Never by Jenn McKinlay
138. Dead Insider by Victoria Houston
139.
140.


What an animal ixLevel 4 – Read 21 or more

1. To Helvetica and Back by Paige Shelton
2. Karma’s A Killer by Tracy Weber
3.  Daisies For Innocence by Bailey Cattrell
4. Sweet Pepper Hero by J.J. Cook
5. A Disguise to Die For by Diane Vallere
6. Macaroni and Freeze by Christine Wenger
7. Scene of the Brine by Mary Ellen Hughes
8.  A Familiar Tail by Delia James
9. One Foot in the Grape by Carlene O’Neil
10. Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross
11. No Cats Allowed by Miranda James
12. A Fright to the Death by Dawn Eastman 
13. Between A Book and A Hard Place by Denise Swanson 
14. A Churn For The Worse by Laura Bradford
15. And Then There Were Nuns by Kylie Logan
16. Death by Blue Water by Kait Carson
17. Kernel of Truth by Kristi Abbott
18.  Fillet of Murder by Linda Reilly
19. Crime and Poetry by Amanda Flower
20. Out of the Dying Pan by Linda Reilly
21. Braking For Bodies by Duffy Brown


craftycozychallenge1
25 Books

  1. Daisies For Innocence by Bailey Cattrell
    2. A Disguise to Die For by Diane Vallere
    3. Scene of the Brine by Mary Ellen Hughes
    4. Some Like It Witchy by Heather Blake
    5. Cropped to Death by Christina Freeburn 
    6. Needle and Dread by Elizabeth Lynn Casey
    7. Gone With the Witch by Heather Blake 
    8. Murder, Handcrafted by Isabella Alan
    9. The Quilt Ripper by Mary Devlin Lynch and Debbie Devlin Zook
    10.  Paint the Town Dead by Nancy Haddock 
    11. Tangled Up In Brew by Joyce Tremel
    12. Putting on the Witch by Joyce and Jim Lavene
    13. If Words Could Kill by Barbara Schlichting
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    17.
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    21.
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cloak and dagger
11-20 books – Detective

1. Kingdom Come by Jane Jensen
2. Death of a Brooklyn Landlord by Susan Russo Anderson
3.  Burning Heat by David Burnsworth
4. Speakers of the Dead by J. Aaron Sanders
5. Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
6. Girl on the Run by Daryl Wood Gerber
7. The Girl From Home by Adam Mitzner
8. Since She Went Away by David Bell
9.  Secret Lives and Private Eyes by Heather Weidner
10. A Study in Death by Anna Lee Huber
11. Little Girl Gone by Gerry Schmitt
12. As Death Draws Near by Anna Lee Huber
13. The Book of Beloved by Carolyn Haines
14. Home by Harlan Coben
15. Murder on Route 66 by Glenn Nilson
16. Girl Underwater by Claire Kells
17. Mexican Booty by J.J. Henderson
18. A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas
19. X-Dames by J.J. Henderson
20. Deadly Wedding by Kate Parker 

Challenge Completed October 26, 2016


Final 2 Large
1. Diners, Drive-ins and Death by Christine WengerMacaroni and Freeze by Christine WengerIt’s A Wonderful Knife by Christine Wenger
2. The Corpse With The Diamond Hand by Cathy AceThe Corpse With The Garnet Face by Cathy AceThe Corpse With The Ruby Lips by Cathy Ace

Challenge Complete – October 27, 2016


 

TBR CHALLENGE
2015 or Earlier  – 21-30 First Kiss

1. Checked Out by Elaine Viets
2. Killer Run by Lynn Cahoon
3. Driving Sideways by Jess Riley
4. Diners, Drive-ins and Death by Christine Wenger
5. Toured to Death by Hy Conrad
6. Macaroni and Freeze by Christine Wenger
7. One Foot in the Grape by Carlene O’Neil
8. A Fright to the Death by Dawn Eastman 
9. A Slice of Murder by Chris Cavender
10. Death by Blue Water by Kait Carson
11.  Fillet of Murder by Linda Reilly
12. The Corpse With The Diamond Hand by Cathy Ace
13. Some Like It Witchy by Heather Blake
14. Cropped to Death by Christina Freeburn 
15. Bodice of Evidence by Nancy J. Parra
16. A Gilded Grave by Shelley Freydont
17. Played by the Book by Erika Chase
18. Murder With A Twist by Tracy Kiely
19. Dead Air by Mary Kennedy
20. Beyond A Doubt by Nancy Cole Silverman
21. Just Killing Time by Julianne Holmes
22. Miss Zukas and the Library Murders by Jo Dereske
23. Murder at Redwood Cove by Janet Finsilver
24. The Cat, The Sneak and The Secret by Leann Sweeney
25. A Midwinter’s Tail by Sofie Kelly
26. Doing It At The Dixie Dew by Ruth Moose
27. The Quilt Ripper by Mary Devlin Lynch and Debbie Devlin Zook
28. Faux Paw by Sofie Kelly
29. Bean There, Done That by Sandra Balzo
30. A Gala Event by Sheila Connolly

Challenge Complete – September 16, 2016
31- 40 Summer Fling Level – Trying to reach
31. Murder on Route 66 by Glenn Nilson
32. The Chocolate Falcon Fraud by Joanna Carl
33. Mexican Booty by J.J. Henderson
34. A Likely Story by Jenn McKinlay
35. Five Alarm Fudge by Christine DeSmet
36. Crowned and Moldering by Kate Carisle
37. Dead Insider by Victoria Houston
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40.


literary road trip 2014
1. Driving Sideways by Jess Riley – Wisconsin Author & Setting
2. Scene of the Brine by Mary Ellen Hughes – Wisconsin Author 
3. Little Girl Gone by Gerry Schmitt – Wisconsin/Minnesota Setting
4. Love Luck and Lemon Pie by Amy E. Reichert – Wisconsin Author & Setting
5. On the Chopping Block by Jenny Kales – Wisconsin Author & Setting
6. Bean There, Done That by Sandra Balzo – Wisconsin Author & Setting 
7. A Memory of Muskets by Kathleen Ernst – Wisconsin Author & Setting 
8. Five Alarm Fudge by Christine DeSmet – Wisconsin Author & Setting 
9. Dead Insider by Victoria Houston  –  Wisconsin Author & Setting 
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literary escapesc 418

 

Alabama – The Book of Beloved by Carolyn Haines
Alaska
Arizona – Murder on the Mother Road by Glenn Nilson
Arkansas – Paint the Town Dead by Nancy Haddock 
California – Killer Run by Lynn Cahoon
Colorado – A Story to Kill by Lynn Cahoon
Connecticut – Beach Blues by Joanne DeMaio
Delaware – Once Upon A Wine by Beth Kendrick
District of ColumbiaForeign Eclairs by Julie Hyzy
Florida – Checked Out by Elaine Viets
Georgia – A Premonition of Murder by Mary Kennedy
Hawaii – The Corpse With The Diamond Hand by Cathy Ace
Idaho
Illinois – Bodice of Evidence by Nancy J. Parra
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky – Fixin’ to Die by Tonya Kappes
Louisiana – The Cakes of Monte Cristo by Jacklyn Brady
Maine – Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross
Maryland – Barefoot Beach by Toby Devens
Massachusetts –  Fillet of Murder by Linda Reilly
Michigan – A Fright to the Death by Dawn Eastman 
Minnesota – The Mary Macdougall Mystery Duet by Richard Audry 
Mississippi – No Cats Allowed by Miranda James
MissouriDeath Goes to the County Fair by Annette Drake
Montana – The Flood Girls by Richard Fifield 
Nebraska
Nevada – A Disguise to Die For by Diane Vallere
New Hampshire – A Familiar Tail by Delia James
New Jersey – Fool Me Once by Harlan Coben
New Mexico – Murder on Route 66 by Glenn Nilson
New York – Death of a Brooklyn Landlord by Susan Russo Anderson
North Carolina – Grace Sees Red by Julie Hyzy
North Dakota
Ohio – For Cheddar or Worse by Avery Aames
Oklahoma – Gunfight at Grace Gulch by Darlene Franklin
Oregon – Multiple Listings by Tracy MacMillian
PennsylvaniaKingdom Come by Jane Jensen
Rhode Island – A Gilded Grave by Shelley Freydont
South Carolina –  Burning Heat by David Burnsworth
South Dakota – An Act of Murder by Mary Angela
Tennessee – Sweet Pepper Hero by J.J. Cook 
Texas – Who Invited the Ghost to Dinner by Teresa Watson
Utah   – To Helvetica and Back by Paige Shelton
Vermont – A Clue in the Stew by Connie Archer 
Virginia – The Calamity Cafe by Gayle Leeson
Washington – Karma’s A Killer by Tracy Weber
West Virginia – Cropped to Death by Christina Freeburn 
Wisconsin –  Driving Sideways by Jess Riley
Wyoming

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