Prior Years Challenges

 

2015 Challenges

2015RC HowManyBooks-hostingI signed up at Level 2 – 150 books

My list will be on GoodReads here.

my read-2015 shelf:
LORI CASWELL's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read-2015 shelf)

alphabet 2015A. All The President’s Menus by Julie Hyzy
B. BIG MOJO by Jack Getze
C. Crash & Burn by Lisa Gardner
D. Devil in the Deadline by LynDee Walker
E. An Early Wake by Sheila Connolly
F. Feta Attraction by Susannah Hardy
G. Garden of Death by Chrystle Fiedler
H. How to Catch A Cat by Rebecca M. Hale
I. In Hot Water by J.J. Cook
J. The Jesus Cow by Michael Perry
K. A Killer Retreat by Tracy Weber
L. Lie of the Needle by Cate Price
M. Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifr Chiaverini
N. New Uses For Old Boyfriends by Beth Kendrick
O. One Garish Ghost & Blueberry Peach Jam by Jennifer Fischetto
P. Passing Through Perfect by Bette Lee Crosby
Q. To Quiet in Brooklyn by Susan Russo Anderson
R. A Root Awakening by Kate Collins
S. A Seamless Murder by Melissa Bourbon
T. Tales From Suburbia by Brandi Haas
U. Under the Cajun Moon by Mindy Starns Clark
V. Visions of Sugarplums by Jennifer Blake
W. Wedding Duress by Elizabeth Lynn Casey
X. X Out of Wonderland by David Allan Cates
Y. Yarned and Dangerous by Sadie Hartwell
Z. The Alpine Zen by Mary Daheim

just for fun 2015JanuaryApple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke
February – Book Fair and Foul by Erika Chase
March – The Body in the Boudoir by Katherine Page Hall
April – Almost Always by Bobbi Reed
May – The Body in the Piazza
June – Devil’s Food Cake Murder by Joanna Fluke
July – Death is Like A Box of Chocolates by Kathy Aarons
August – The Corpse With the Platinum Hair by Cathy Ace
September – For Whom The Blue Bell Tolls by Beverly Allen
October – Farewell, Dorothy Parker by Ellen Meister
November – Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzoh Ball of Death by Mark Reutlinger
December – Snow Way Out by Christine Husom

ANIMAL READING CHALLENGE

 1. A Killer Retreat by Tracy Weber
2. Kill ’em With Cayenne by Gail Oust
3. Kelly’s Koffee Shop by Dianne Harman
4. Fry Another Day by J.J. Cook
5. Romeow and Juliet by Kathi Daley
6. Lie of the Needle by Cate Price
7. Arsenic and Old Books by Miranda James
8. License to Dill by Mary Ellen Hughes
9. The Mad Catter by Kathi Daley
10. How to Catch A Cat by Rebecca M. Hale
11. Denim in Demise by Duffy Brown
12. Hot Fudge Frame Up by Christine DeSmet
13. Seven Threadly Sins by Janet Bolin
or more.

Challenge Completed April 22, 2015

Cruisinchatting cozies
1. In Hot Water by J.J. Cook
2. Feta Attraction by Susannah Hardy
3. All The President’s Menus by Julie Hyzy
4. A Killer Retreat by Tracy Weber
5. Devil in the Deadline by LynDee Walker
6. Kill ’em With Cayenne by Gail Oust
7. One Garish Ghost & Blueberry Peach Jam by Jennifer Fischetto
8. A Seamless Murder by Melissa Bourban
9. As Gouda As Dead by Avery Aames
10. Kelly’s Koffee Shop by Dianne Harman
11. Cunning Cruise Ship Caper by Sally Carpenter
12. Fry Another Day by J.J. Cook
13. Dead Man Walker by Duffy Brown
14. A Root Awakening by Kate Collins
15. Criminal Confections by Colette London
16. Death and The Redheaded Woman by Loretta Ross
17. This Old Homicide by Kate Carlisle
18. Romeow and Juliet by Kathi Daley
19. Lie of the Needle by Cate Price
20. Arsenic and Old Books by Miranda James

21. Drawing Conclusions by Deirdre Verne
22. The Deep End By Julie Mulhern
23. License to Dill by Mary Ellen Hughes
24. Dang Near Dead by Nancy G. West
25. An Early Wake by Sheila Connolly
26. A Suspendered Sentence by Laura Bradford
27. Murder with Fried Chicken and Waffles by A.L. Herbert
28. Flamenco, Flan, and Fatalities by Mary McHugh
29. Deadlines by E. Hepner
30. The Mad Catter by Kathi Daley
31. Too Cute To Kill by Linda Crowder
32. Main Street Murder by Linda Crowder
33. How to Catch A Cat by Rebecca M. Hale
34. Garden of Death by Chrystle Fiedler
35. Denim in Demise by Duffy Brown
36. Wedding Duress by Elizabeth Lynn Casey
37. Ladle to the Grave by Connie Archer
38. Bridges Burned By Annette Dashofy
39. Hot Fudge Frame Up by Christine DeSmet
40. Dark Chocolate Demise by Jenn McKinlay
41. Seven Threadly Sins by Janet Bolin
42. Lemon Pies and Little White Lies by Ellery Adams
43. Slayed on the Slopes by Kate Dyer Seeley
44. Musseled Out by Barbara Ross
45. Oh Say You Can Your Fudge by Nancy Coco
46. The Final Reveille by Annette Dashofy
47. Deadly Desires at Homey Church Hall by Hannah Dennison
48. The Body in the Birches by Katherine Hall Page
49. Bite the Biscuit by Linda O. Johnston
50.  The Alpine Zen by Mary Daheim
51. The Diva Steals a Chocolate Kiss by Krista Davis

52. Bubba Done It by Maggie Toussaint
53. A Wee Murder in my Shop by Fran Stewart
54. The Book Stops Here by Kate Carisle
55. Purl Up and Die by Maggie Sefton
56. Death at Timberly by Maithili Pradhan
57. Smothered, Covered and Dead by Liz Lipperman
58. A Fatal Chapter by Lorna Barrett
59. A Bushel Full of Murder by Paige Shelton
60. A Finely Knit Murder by Sally Goldenbaum
61. Dressed to Kill by Lynn Cahoon
62. Justice For Katie by Linda Crowder
63. A Season for Killing Blondes by Joanne Guidoccio
64. Murder at Beechwood by Alyssa Maxwell
65. Fatal Reservations by Lucy Burdette
66. Grace Cries Uncle by Julie Hyzy
67. Butter Off Dead by Leslie Budewitz
68. Fatal Fairies by Joyce and Jim Lavene
69. The Royal Assassin by Kate Parker
70. Peaches and Screams by Susan Furlong
72. Hooked on Ewe by Hannah Reed
73. Death by Didgeridoo by Barbara Venkataraman
74. The Case of the Killer Divorce by Barbara Venkataraman
75. Peril in the Park by Barbara Venkataraman
76. Caught Read-Handed by Terrie Farley Moran
77. Trawling For Trouble by Shelley Freydont
78. The Karma of King Harald by Richard Audry
79. King Harald’s Heist by Richard Audry
80. Fudging the Books by Daryl Wood Gerber
81. The Musubi Murder by Frankie Bow
82. Give Em Pumpkin To Talk About by Joyce and Jim Lavene
83. Fool Me Once by Steven Hockensmith
85. Seniors Sleuth by J.J. Chow
86. Dream A Little Scram by Mary Kennedy
87. Murder in the Paperback Parlor by Ellery Adams
88. Under the Cajun Moon by Mindy Starns Clark
89. Better Homes and Corpses by Kathleen Bridge
90. A Desperate Homecoming by Anna Loan Wilsey
91. Under the Cajun Moon by Mindy Starns Clark
92. Better Homes and Corpses by Kathleen Bridge
93. A Deceptive Homecoming By Anna Loan Wilsey
94. Revenge of the Chili Queens by Kylie Logan
95. Murder on the Horizon by M.L. Rowland
96. If Onions Could Spring Leeks by Paige Shelton
97. Basket Case by Nancy Haddock
98. Truffled to Death by Kathy Aarons
99. Black Cat Crossing by Kay Finch
100. Cancans, Croissants and Caskets by Mary McHugh
Challenge Completed 9/16/2015
101. Law and Author by Erika Chase
102. Threads of Evidence by Lea Wait
103. Move Your Blooming Corpse by D.E. Ireland
104. – The Cracked Spine by Paige Shelton
105. Mission to Kill by Lizbeth Lipperman
106. Looking for Mr. Good Witch by Joyce and Jim Lavene
107. Plantation Shudders by Ellen Bryon
108. Floral Depravity by Beverly Allen
109. Mission Impastable by Sharon Arthur Moore
110. Guaranteed to Bleed by Julie Mulhern
111. Heroes and Hooligans by Amy Metz
112. Murder Plainly Read by Isabella Alan
113. The Skeleton Haunts the House by Leigh Perry
114. Trick or Deadly Treat by Livia J. Washburn
115. The Corpse with the Sapphire Eyes by Cathy Ace
116. Florist Grump by Kate Collins
117. Short and Tall Tales in Goose Pimple Junction by Amy Metz
118. Flipped for Murder by Maddie Day
119. Olive and Let Die by Sussanah Hardy
120. Death Changes Everything by Linda Crowder
121. Trimmed for Murder by Sally Goldenbaum
122. Miss Ruffles Inherits Everything by Nancy Martin
123. Stabbing in the Senate by Colleen J. Shogun
124. Dead Tease by Victoria Houston
125. Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzoh Ball of Death by Mark Reutlinger
126. A Pain in the Tuchis by Mark Reutlinger
127. Dead to the Last Drop by Cleo Coyle
128. Sweetheart Deal by Linda Joffe Hull
129. Writing All Wrongs by Ellery Adams
130. Cover Shot by LynDee Walker
131. Murder Most Howl by Krista Davis
132. Smart, But Dead by Nancy G. West
133. Bun For Your Life by Karoline Barrett
134. To Brew or Not To Brew by Joyce Tremel
135. Yarned and Dangerous by Sadie Hartwell
136. Murder Fir Christmas by Joyce and Jim Lavene
137. The Conspiring Woman by Kate Parker
138. Dorothy Parker Drank Here by Ellen Meister
139. Engaged in Murder by Barbara Venkataraman
140. Here Today, Gone Tamale by Rebecca Adler
141. A Christmas Mourning by Laura Bradford
142. Rest Ye Murdered Gentkeman by Vicki Delany
Finishing the Series
1. The Body in the Boudior  – The Body in the PiazzaThe Body in the Birches by Katherine Hall Page
2. Too Cute to Kill and Main Street Murder – Justice for Katie – Death Changes Everything by Linda Crowder

where are you reading

1. Tennessee
2. New York
3. Alabama
4. District of Columbia
5. New Jersey
6. Washington
7. New Hampshire
8. Virginia
9. Georgia
10. Minnesota
11. Texas
12. Ohio
13. Oregon
14. Missouri
15. Delaware
16. Indiana
17. Mississippi
18. Pennsylvania
19. Maryland
20. California
21. Wyoming
22. South Carolina
23. Vermont
24. Wisconsin
25. Arizona
26. Connecticut
27. Maine
28. Michigan
29. Iowa
30. Colorado
31. Montana
32. Kentucky
33. Massachusetts
34. Rhode Island
35. Florida
36. Hawaii
37. Louisiana
38. North Carolina
39. Nevada
40. Arkansas
41. South Dakota

Abroad
1. Ireland
2. Spain
3. Italy
4. Amazon Rainforest
5. England
6. Ontario, Canada
7. France
8. Scotland
9. Wales
10. Mexico

literary road trip 2012
1. Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini (Wisconsin Author)
2. License to Dill by Mary Ellen Hughes  (Wisconsin Author)
3. Hot Fudge Frame Up by Christine DeSmet (Wisconsin Author & Setting)
4. The Jesus Cow by Michael Perry (Wisconsin Author & Setting)
5. Hooked on Ewe by Hannah Reed (Wisconsin Author)
6. Lost in America by Laura Fitzferald (Wisconsin Author)
7. Death on the Prairie by Kathleen Ernst (Wisconsin Author)
8. Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini (Wisconsin Author) 
9. Trimmed for Murder by Sally Goldenbaum (Wisconsin Author)
10. Dead Tease by Victoria Houston (Wisconsin Author) (Wisconsin Setting)

ebookreadingchallenge
1. Tales From Suburbia by Brandi Haas
2. BIG MOJO by Jack Getze
3. A Killer Retreat by Tracy Weber
4. Crash & Burn by Lisa Gardner
5. Devil in the Deadline by LynDee Walker
6. One Garish Ghost & Blueberry Peach Jam by Jennifer Fischetto
7. Kelly’s Koffee Shop by Dianne Harman
8. Cunning Cruise Ship Caper by Sally Carpenter
9. Dead Man Walker by Duffy Brown
10. Criminal Confections by Colette London
11. Death and The Redheaded Woman by Loretta Ross
12. Drawing Conclusions by Deirdre Verne
13. The Deep End By Julie Mulhern
14. Dang Near Dead by Nancy G. West
15. Flamenco, Flan, and Fatalities by Mary McHugh
16. Too Cute To Kill by Linda Crowder
17. Main Street Murder by Linda Crowder
18. The Glassblower’s Wife by Joanna Campbell Slan
19. Bridges Burned By Annette Dashofy
20. The Denim Blue Sea by Joanne DeMaio
21. The Body in the Birches by Katherine Hall Page
22. Deadly Desires at Homey Church Hall by Hannah Dennison
23. A Far Gone Night by John Carnen
24. Dying Brand by Wendy Tyson
25. Bite the Biscuit by Linda O. Johnston
Challenge Complete May 13, 2015 but going to try for the next level of 50.
26. To Quiet in Brooklyn by Susan Russo Anderson  
27. Southern Heat by David Burnsworth
28. When the Balls Drop by Brad Garrett
29. Death at Timberly by Maithili Pradhan
30. Let Me Die In His Footsteps by Lori Roy
31. Smothered, Covered and Dead by Liz Lipperman
32. Dressed to Kill by Lynn Cahoon
33. Justice For Katie by Linda Crowder
34. A Season for Killing Blondes by Joanne Guidoccio
35. Somebody I Used to Know by David Bell
36. Fatal Fairies by Joyce and Jim Lavene
37. Death by Didgeridoo by Barbara Venkataraman
38. The Case of the Killer Divorce by Barbara Venkataraman
39. Peril in the Park by Barbara Venkataraman
40. Trawling For Trouble by Shelley Freydont
41. The Musubi Murder by Frankie Bow
42. Give Em Pumpkin To Talk About by Joyce and Jim Lavene
43. Fool Me Once by Steven Hockensmith
44. Zachary’s Choice by Susie Labonte
45. The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell
46. The Reckoning Stones by Laura DiSilverio
47. Cancans, Croissants and Caskets by Mary McHugh
48. Lost in America by Laura Fitzferald
49. The Brooklyn Drop by Susan Russo Anderson
50. Move Your Blooming Corpse by D.E. Ireland
Challenge Completed 9/24/2015
51. Mission to Kill by Lizbeth Lipperman
52. Death on the Prairie by Kathleen Ernst
53. Guaranteed to Bleed by Julie Mulhern
54. Heroes and Hooligans by Amy Metz
55. The Corpse with the Sapphire Eyes by Cathy Ace
56. Short and Tall Tales in Goose Pimple Junction by Amy Metz
57. Death Changes Everything by Linda Crowder
58. Dead Tease by Victoria Houston
59. Mrs. Kaplan and the Matzoh Ball of Death by Mark Reutlinger
60. A Pain in the Tuchis by Mark Reutlinger
61. Sweetheart Deal by Linda Joffe Hull
62. Cover Shot by LynDee Walker
63. Snow Deer and Cocoa Cheer by Joanne DeMaio
64. Smart, But Dead by Nancy G. West
65. Bun For Your Life by Karoline Barrett
66. Yarned and Dangerous by Sadie Hartwell
67. Murder Fir Christmas by Joyce and Jim Lavene
68. The Rise of The Red Queen by Borne Morris
69. Dorothy Parker Drank Here by Ellen Meister70. Engaged in Murder by Barbara Venkataraman
70. Revenge of the Sea by Jesse Giles Christiansen
71. A Christmas Mourning by Laura Bradford
72. Tis the Season by Sharon Pape
72. Visions of Sugarplums by Jennifer Blake

2014 Challenges

2014RC-hosting U Read How Many-  My list will be on GoodReads here.
my read-2014 shelf:
LORI CASWELL's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (read-2014 shelf)

I signed up at Level 2 – 150 books

Completed 9/24/2014

Extended my GoodReads Challenge to 180 books


just for fun 2014JanuaryThe Big Dirt Nap by Rosemary Harris
February – Naked Heat by Richard Castle
MarchThe Heist by Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg
AprilCome Home by Lisa Scottoline
MayFoul Play at the Fair by Shelley Freydont
June  – Cross Stitch Before Dying by Amanda Lee
JulyTrudy, Madly, Deeply by Wendy Delaney
August  – The Corpse With The Emerald Thumb by Cathy Ace
SeptemberGone Girl by Gillian Flynn
OctoberA Dash of Murder by Teresa Trent
NovemberThe Body in the Gazebo by Katherine Hall Page
DecemberJubilee’s Journey by Bette Lee Crosby

Completed 12-24-2014


alphabet 2014 500A. The Alpine Yeoman by Mary Daheim
B. Beewitched by Hannah Reed
C. A Chorus Lineup by Joelle Charbonneau
D. Dead Man’s Fancy by Keith McCafferty
E. Eggs in a Casket by Laura Childs
F. Forget Me Knot by Mary Marks
G. Guidebook to Murder by Lynn Cahoon
H. Home of the Braised by Julie Hyzy
I. I’ll Take Of You by Caitlin Rother
J. Jailhouse Glock by Lizbeth Lipperman
K. Keeping Mum by Alyse Carlson
L. Last Licks by Claire Donally
M. Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival by Jennifer Chiavrerini
N. Never Come Back by David Bell
O. Organized For Murder by Ritter Aames
P. Playing With Fire by J.J. Cook
Q. The Red Queen’s Run by Borne Morris
R. Rosemary and Crime by Gail Oust
S. The Silence of the Library by Miranda James
T. Teacup Turbulence by Linda O. Johnston
U. Undertaking Irene by Pamela Burford
V. Volunteer For Murder by Time Myers
W. The Whole Cat and Caboodle by Sofie Ryan
X. Xs by Louise Gaylord
Y. Yarn Over Murder by Maggie Sefton
Z.  Zero Degree Murder by M.L. Rowland
Challenge Completed 12/5/2014


2014Ebook-21.Rosemary and Crime by Gail Oust
2. Forget Me Knot by Mary Marks
3. My Bloody Valentine – Short Story Collection – Various Authors
4. Circle of Influence by Annette Dashofy
5. The Sinister Sitcom Caper by Sally Carpenter
6. Pillow Stalk by Diane Vallere
7. Big Money by Jack Getze
8. Dead Ball by Judith Arnold
9. Jailhouse Glock by Lizbeth Lipperman
10. The Alpine Yeoman by Mary Daheim
11. Organized For Murder by Ritter Aames
12. Small Town Spin by LynDee Walker
13. True Blend by Joann DeMaio
14. Guidebook to Murder by Lynn Cahoon
15. Murder in the Dog Park/Dog Spelled Backwards by Jill Yesko
16. Dyed and Gone by Beth Yarnall
17. The Place I Belong by Nancy Herkness
18. Death runs Adrift by Karen MacInerney
19. Suspicion by Joseph Finder
20. Scared Scriptless by Alison Sweeney
21. Murder at Honeychurch Hall by Hannah Dennison
22. A Sense of Entitlement by Anna Loan-Wilsey
23. 100 Proof Stud by A.J. Lape
24. The Baffled Beatlemania Caper by Sally Carpenter
25. The City by Dean Koontz
DVD LEVEL

Challenge Completed June 24, 2014


cruisin21.Rosemary and Crime by Gail Oust
2. Forget Me Knot by Mary Marks
3. Home of the Braised by Julie Hyzy
4. Playing With Fire by J.J. Cook
5. Teacup Turbulence by Linda O. Johnston
6. Truth Kills by Nanci Rathbun
7.A Chorus Lineup by Joelle Charbonneau
8. Peach Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams
9. Days of Wine and Roquefort by Avery Aames
10. Throw in the Trowel by Kate Collins
11. Murder With Ganache by Lucy Burdette
12.Beewitched by Hannah Reed
13.The Silence of the Library by Miranda James
14. A Tale of Two Biddies by Kylie Logan
15. Moving Can Be Murder by Susan Santangelo
16. Books, Cooks and Crooks by Lucy Arlington
17. A Tough Nut to Kill by Elizabeth Lee
18. Scandal in Skibbereen by Sheila Connolly
19. Grapes of Death by Joni Folger
20. The Sinister Sitcom Caper by Sally Carpenter
or more

I am signing up at LEVEL 4 – Sleuth Extraordinaire – Read 20 or more
CHALLENGE COMPLETE!!!! MARCH 1, 2014
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animal41. Playing With Fire by J.J. Cook
2.Teacup Turbulence by Linda O. Johnston
3. A Chorus Lineup by Joelle Charbonneau
4. Peach Pies and Homicides by Ellery Adams
5. Throw in the Trowel by Kate Collins
6.Murder with Ganache by Lucy Burdette
7.Beewitched by Hannah Reed
8.The Silence of the Library by Miranda James
9.  A Tale of Two Biddies by Kylie Logan
10. Moving Can Be Murder by Susan Santangelo
11. The Sinister Sitcom Caper by Sally Carpenter
12. Dead Between The Lines by Denise Swanson
13. Pearls and Poison by Duffy Brown
or more

Level 3

Challenge Completed March 12, 2014


2014 WHERE ARE YOU READING

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1. Georgia
2. California
3. Washington D.C. (District of Columbia)
4. Tennessee
5. Wisconsin
6. Montana
7. Connecticut
8. Ohio
9. Indiana
10. Florida
11. Mississippi
12. North Carolina
13. Texas
14. Pennsylvania
15. New York
16. Missouri
17. Virginia
18. Massachusetts
19. Rhode Island
20. New Jersey
21. Washington
22. Alabama
23. Maryland
24. Arizona
25. Maine
26. Nevada
27. Minnesota
28. New Hampshire
29. West Virginia
30. Michigan
31. Colorado
32. Illinois
33. Oregon
34. North Dakota
35. Wyoming
36. Louisiana
37. South Carolina
38. New Mexico
39. Kansas

Abroad

1. England
2. Ireland

3. Spain
4. China
5. Turkey
6. Mexico
7. Scotland
8. Russia


challenge_2014whatsinaname21. A reference to time:  (Eleven Minutes, Before Ever After)
Days of Wine and Roquefort by Avery Aames
2. A position of royalty: (The People’s Queen, The Last Empress, The Curse Of The Pharaoh)
*The Red Queen’s Run by Borne Morris
3. A number written in letters: (The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, A Tale Of Two Cities)
*  Zero Degree Murder by M.L. Rowland
4. A forename or names: (Rebecca, Eleanor & Park, The Unfinished Work Of Elizabeth D.)
India Black and The Gentleman Thief
5. A type or element of weather: (Gone With The Wind, Red Earth Pouring Rain)
*The Scent of Rain and Lightning by Nancy Pickard

Challenge Completed 11/25/2014


 

 

FTSRC1. The Celebration Bay Mysteries by Shelley FreydontFoul Play at the Fair, Silent Knife and Independence Slay

  1. The Baby Boomer Mysteries by Susan Santangelo Retirement Can Be Murder, Moving Can Be Murder, Weddings Can Be Murder, Class Reunions Can Be Murder

Challenge Complete August 16, 2014


 

 

literary road trip 2014Personal Challenge

1. Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival by Jennifer Chiavrerini (Wisconsin Author)
2. Truth Kills by Nanci Rathbun (Wisconsin Author) (Wisconsin Setting)
3.Beewitched by Hannah Reed (Wisconsin Author) (Wisconsin Setting)
4. The Pickled Piper by Mary Ellen Hughes (Wisconsin Author)
5. Sacrifice by Mathew Paust (Wisconsin Author)
6. First Degree Fudge by Christine DeSmet (Wisconsin Author and Wisconsin Setting)
7. Tradition of Deceit by Kathleen Ernst (Wisconsin Author and Wisconsin Setting)
8. Loose Screw by Rae Davies (Wisconsin Author)
9. Cash Kills by Nanci Rathbun (Wisconsin Setting)
10. Dead Deceiver by Victoria Houston (Wisconsin Author and Wisconsin Setting)

Completed 12-22-2014

2013 Challenges

 

2013 Reading Challenge

2013 Reading Challenge
LORI has
read 63 books toward her goal of 222 books.
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COMPLETED 9-30-2013

More of LORI’s books »

Book recommendations, book reviews, quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists

I am committing to read just one book for fun each month! 

JANUARY – Hounds Abound by Linda O. Johnston
FEBRUARY – Berried to the Hilt by Karen MacInerney
MARCH  – Sizzling Sixteen – Janet Evanovich
APRIL – Murder Talks Turkey by Deb Baker
MAY – Peril in Paperback by Kate Carlisle
JUNE – Smokin’ 17 by Janet Evanovich
JULY  Read and Buried by Erika Chase
AUGUST  Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich (Made Up Month on 9/19/2013)
SEPTEMBER Grounds For Murder – Sandra Balzo (Made up 11/2013)
OCTOBER  – Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke
NOVEMBER  Miss Julia to the Rescue – Ann B. Ross
DECEMBER – Ms America and the Offing on Oahu by Diana Dempsey

COMPLETED 12-19-2013

a-z challenge 2013large

A. The Artist’s Inheritance by Juli Revezzo
B. Back From The Dead by Peter Leonard
C. Confessions by JoAnn Ross
D. Death Drops by Chrystle Fiedler
E. The Edge of the Earth by Christina Schwarz
F. A Friendly Game of Murder by J.J. Murphy
G. Godspeed – A Love Story by Dan Chabot
H. Heard It Through The Grapevine by Lizbeth Lipperman
I. India Black and the Shadows of Anarchy by Carol K. Carr
J. The Journey by Wanda E. Brunstetter
K. Killer in Crinolines by Duffy Brown
L. Looking For Me by Beth Horrman
M. My One Square Inch of Alaska by Sharon Short
N.  Not The Killing Type by Lorna Barrett
O. Out of the Blue by Lisa Maliga
P. Political Suicide by Michael Palmer
Q.  Quilt Trip by Elizabeth Craig
R. Raveled by Anne McAneny
S. Spare Change by Bette Lee Crosby
T. Three Graves Full by Jamie Mason
U.  Undercurrents by Pamela Beason
W.  What Maisie Knew by Henry James
X.  The Alpine Xanadu
Y. You Cannoli Die Once by Shelley Costa
Z. – Z – a novel by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

CHALLENGE COMPLETED 12-27.2013

E-Book Challenge

DVD Level 25 E-Books

1. The Artist’s Inheritance by Juli Revezzo
2. Out of the Blue by Lisa Maliga
3. The Avalon Ladies Scrapbooking Society by Darien Gee
4. Spare Change by Bette Lee Crosby
5. My One Square Inch of Alaska by Sharon Short
6. The Corpse With The Silver Tongue by Cathy Ace
7. Murder at Death’s Door County by Elizabeth Rose
8. A Bullet for Carlos by Giacomo Giammatteo
9. Right Where I Belong by Krista McGee
10. Starting Now by Debbie Macomber
11. Shattered by Lizbeth Lipperman
12. Heard It Through The Grapevine by Lizbeth Lipperman
13. Brush With Death by Karen MacInerney
14. The Gray Ghost Murders by Keith McCafferty
15. Eternally 21 by Linda Joffe Hull
16. What Maisie Knew by Henry James
17. Ode to a Fish Sandwich by Rebecca M. Hale
18. The Corpse with the Golden Nose by Cathy Ace
19. Plum Deadly by Ellie Grant
20. Poisoned Politics by Maggie Sefton
21. Streak of Lightning by Clare O’Donohue
22. Alibis and Amethysts by Shaon Pape
23. Color Me Bad by Sharon Sala
24. Perilous Pranks by Joyce and Jim Lavene
25. Pelican Bay by Jesse Giles Christansen

CHALLENGE COMPLETE SEPTEMBER 7, 2013


What’s In A Name 6 Challenge

Between January 1 and December 31, 2013, read one book in each of the following categories:
1. A book with up or down (or equivalent) in the title: Deep down True, The Girl Below, The Diva Digs up the Dirt
Death Drops by Chrystle Fiedler
2. A book with something you’d find in your kitchen in the title: Loose Lips Sink Ships, The Knife of Never Letting Go, Breadcrumbs
Bowled Over by Victoria Hamilton

3. A book with a party or celebration in the title: A Feast for Crows, A Wedding in Haiti, Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness
Town in a Pumpkin Bash by B.B. Haywood

4. A book with fire (or equivalent) in the title: Burning for Revenge, Fireworks over Toccoa, Catching Fire
That Old Flame Of Mine by J.J. Cook

5. A book with an emotion in the title: Baltimore Blues, Say You’re Sorry, Dreams of Joy
Panic Button by Kylie Logan

6. A book with lost or found (or equivalent) in the title: The Book of Lost Fragrances, The World We Found, A Discovery of Witches
The Vanishing Thief by Kate Parker

Challenge Complete 12-13-2013

51 States Including District of Columbia

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13 Cozies

1. A Function of Murder by Ada Madison
2. Murder For The Halibut by Liz Liperman
3. The Alpine Vengeance by Mary Daheim
4. The Alpine Winter by Mary Daheim
5. A Friendly Game of Murder by J.J. Murphy
6. A Deal to Die For by Josie Belle
7. Playing With Poison by Cindy Blackburn
8. The Alpine Xanadu by Mary Daheim
9. It Takes Two To Strangle by Stephen Kasminski
10. Oodles of Poodles by Linda O. Johnston
11. Out of Circulation by Miranda James
12. Every Trick in the Book by Lucy Arlington
13. Cat Trick by Sophie Kelly

Challenge Complete 2/16/2013

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3 series

1. The Alpine Mystery Series by Mary Daheim
The Alpine Vengeance – The Alpine Winter – The Alpine Xanadu
2. Gray Whale Inn Mysteries by Karen MacInerney
Brush With Death
3. The Stephanie Plum Series by Janet Evanovich
Sizzling Sixteen, Snokin’ Seventeen, Explosive Eighteen, Notorious Nineteen

Challenge Complete 10/11/2013

 

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6 books

1. Oodles of Poodles by Linda O. Johnston
2. Out of Circulation by Miranda James
3. Cat Trick by Sofie Kelly
4. Knot What It Seams by Elizabeth Craig
5. Peach Pies and Alibis by Ellery Adams
6. The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott

Challenge Complete 3/20/2013

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Signed up at Tempted Level – 5 Books

1. When the Cookie Crumbles by Virginia Lowell

2. Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich

3. – Z – a novel by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

4. The Journey by Wanda E. Brunstetter

5. Spider Web by Earlene Fowler

Challenge Completed 12/31/2013

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mystery challenge I signed up at the Sherlock Holmes Level of 30 books.

1. Political Suicide by Michael Palmer
2. Confessions by JoAnn Ross
3. Cross The Line by Jack Patterson
4. Three Graves Full by Jamie Mason
5. Town in a Pumpkin Bash by B.B. Haywood
6. To Brie or Not To Brie by Avery Aames
7. India Black and the Shadows of Anarchy by Carol K. Carr
8. A Rendezvous To Die For by Betty McMahon
9. Buried in a Bog by Sheila Connolly
10. Knot What It Seams by Elizabeth Craig
11. The Corpse With The Silver Tongue by Cathy Ace
12. Peach Pies and Alibis by Ellery Adams
13. Back From The Dead by Peter Leonard
14. Assaulted Pretzel by Laura Bradford
15. Murder at Death’s Door County by Elizabeth Rose
16. Six Years by Harlan Coben
17. Trouble in the Tarot by Kari Lee Townsend
18. A Bullet for Carlos by Giacomo Giammatteo
19. Nickeled and Dimed To Death by Denise Swanson
20. A Luring Murder by Stacy Verdick Case
21. The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott

22. Bowled Over by Victoria Hamilton
23. That Old Flame of Mine by J.J. Cook
24. Raveled by Anne McAneny
25. Safe From Harm by Stephanie Jaye Evans
26. Death Drops by Chrystle Fiedler
27. Scent to Kill by Chrystle Fiedler
28. Going, Going, Ganache by Jenn McKinlay
29. Dead Peasants by Larry D. Thompson
30. Oak and Dagger by Dorothy St. James

Challenge Complete April 10, 2013

literary road trip 2012

10 Wisconsin Authors or Settings

1. Godspeed – A Love Story by Dan Chabot
(Set in Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
2. Murder at Death’s Door County by Elizabeth Rose
(Set in Door County, Wisconsin) (Wisconsin Author)

3. The Edge of the Earth by Christina Schwarz
(Partially set in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) (Wisconsin Author)

4. Curse of the PTA by Laura Alden
(Set in fictional Rynwood, Wisconsin)
5. Hex on the Ex by Rochelle Staab (Wisconsin Author)
6. The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaveini (Wisconsin Author)
7. Killer Librarian by Mary Lou Kirwin (Wisconsin Author)
8. Heritage of Darkness by Kathleen Ernst (Wisconsin Author)
9. Venice in the Moonlight by Elizabeth McKenna (Wisconsin Author)
10. Grounds For Murder by Sandra Balzo (Wisconsin Setting)

Completed 11/30/2013

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2013 1st In A Series Challenge

5 BOOKS

1. The Artist’s Inheritance by Juli D. Revezzo
2. Playing With Poison by Cindy Blackburn
3. It Takes Two To Strangle by Stephen Kasminski
4. A Rendezvous To Die For by Betty McMahon
5. Buried in a Bog by Sheila Connolly

Challenge Complete February 26, 2013

I am going to try for 5 more!!

6. The Corpse With The Silver Tongue by Cathy Ace
7. Murder at Death’s Door County by Elizabeth Rose
8. The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott
9. Death Drops by Chrystle Fiedler
10. Take Mr Home by Nancy Herkness

Challenge Complete April 19, 2013

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Signed up at Amateur Sleuth Level 3 Books

Challenge Not Completed

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Signed up at Out of Breath Level – 6-10 Books

Challenge Not Completed

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A. Assaulted Pretzel by Laura Bradford
B. Buried in a Bog by Sheila Connolly
C. Cat Trick by Sofie Kelly
D. A Deal to Die For by Josie Belle
E. Every Trick In The Book by Lucy Arlington
F.  A Function of Murder by Ada Madison
G. Going, Going, Ganache by Jenn McKinlay
H. Hex on the Ex by Rochelle Staab
I. It Takes Two To Strangle by Stephen Kasminski
J.
K. Knot What It Seams by Elizabeth Craig
L. A Luring Murder by Stacy Verdick Case
M. Murder For The Halibut by Liz Lipperman
N. Nickeled and Dimed To Death by Denise Swanson
O. Oodles of Poodles by Linda O. Johnston
P. Panic Button by Kylie Logan
Q.
R. A Rendezvous To Die For by Betty McMahon
S. Safe From Harm by Stephanie Jaye Evans
T. To Brie or Not To Brie by Avery Aames
U.
V.
W. When the Cookie Crumbles by Virginia Lowell
X.
Y. Yarn to Go by Betty Hechtman
Z.

Challenge Not Completed

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Continuing Challenge

 

Mary Daheim’s Bed & Breakfast Series

 

 

I am challenging myself to get caught up to date with this series. This is going to be an ongoing challenge.

12 / 25 books. 48% done!

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2012 CHALLENGES

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12 Books JUST FOR FUN in 12 Months

 

1. The Aloha Quilt – Jennifer Chiavernini

 

2. Wild Goose Chase  – Terri Thayer

 

3. Old Maid’s Puzzle – Terri Thayer

 

4. The Darling Dahlias and The Cucumber Tree by Susan Wittig Albert

 

5. Blackberry Summer by RaeAnne Thayne

 

6. Funeral Food by Kathleen Taylor

 

7. Swapping Paint by Joyce and Jim Lavene

 

8. Calamity Jane by Kathleen Bacus

 

9. Betting on Hope by Kay Keppler

 

10. Then Came The Evening – Brian Hart

 

11. In The Land of Second Chances by George Shaffner

 

12. The Alpine Uproar by Mary Daheim

 

Challenge Complete December 17, 2012

 


 

This is where I will be posting my books read for this challenge.

 

Challenge Complete November 19, 2012

 

197 Books

 

 

LORI’s bookshelf: read-2012Sonoma RoseLast Chance Beauty QueenThe DarlingsHonor RedeemedThe Walled FlowerDodge the Bullet
More of LORI’s books »

 

Book recommendations, book reviews, quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists

I have signed up at the Coupon Clipper Level to read 12 free e-books in 2012.

1. Iced by D.B. Morgan & Tim Myers

2. Dodge The Bullet by Christy Hayes

3. Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

4. The Naked Gardener by L.B. Gschwandtner

5. Zoned For Murder by Evelyn David

6. Betting on Hope by Kay Keppler

7. You’ve Got Murder by Karin Tabke and Edie Ramer

8. Deadly Gamble by Connie Shelton

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I have joined at the CD Disk Level – 10 ebooks!

1. Almost Perfect – Patricia Rice

2. Mortal Deception by Liz Roth

3. The Wedding Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini

4. Last Chance Beauty Queen by Hope Ramsay

5. Doxology by Brian Holers

6. Executive Sick Days by Maria E. Schneider

7. The Half Stitched Amish Quilting Club by Wanda E. Brunstetter

8. Died on the Vine by Joyce Harmon

9. Skewered Halo by Brenda Youngerman

10. Woodrose Mountain by RaeAnne Thayne

CHALLENGE COMPLETED 5-24-2012

Going to see if I make to the next level in this challenge which is 25 e-books. This is my first year with my Kindle and I had no idea how many books I would use it for and it is turning out to be many more than I thought.

11. Little Night by Luanne Rice

12. The Ninth Step by Barbara Taylor Sissel

13. Barefoot Girls by Tara McTiernan

14. The Devil’s Highway by R. Scott Douglas

15. A Place in the Country by Elizabeth Adler

16. Section 132 by Helga Zeiner

17. Play Him Again by Jeffrey Stone

18. Deadly Politics by Maggie Sefton

19. Unidentified Woman by Hillel Damron

20. Where’s My Son by John Dalglish

21. A Killing In The Hills by Julia Keller

22. Sweat by Mark Gilleo

23. Murder Takes Time by Giacomo Giammatteo

24. The Bridge by Karen Kingsbury

25. Mare’s Nest by Lesley Kagen

I did it November 15, 2012

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View 2012 Where Are You Reading Challenge in a larger map CHALLENGE COMPLETED 12-3-2012 

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I have signed up at Super Sleuth Level 10-12 cozies!

1. Plan Bee by Hannah Reed

2. Buried in a Book by Lucy Arlington

3. Town in a Wild Moose Chase by B.B. Haywood

4. A Fitting End by Melissa Bourbon

5. Fire Engine Dead by Sheila Connolly

6. Sketch A Falling Star by Sharon Pape

7. One Book In The Grave by Kate Carlisle

8. Little Shop of Homicide by Denise Swanson

9. Executive Sick Days by Maria E. Schneider

10. Reap What You Sew by Elizabeth Lynn Casey

11. The Cat, The Wife and The Weapon by Leann Sweeney

12. A Killer Read by Erika Chase

CHALLENGE COMPLETED 4-25-2012

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I have signed up at the Super Sleuth Level 13 or more books!!

1. An Appetite For Murder – Lucy Burdette

2. Shear Murder by Nancy J. Cohen

3. File M for Murder by Miranda James

4. Clobbered by Camembert by Avery Aames

5. The Walled Flower by Lorraine Bartlett

6. Due or Die by Jenn McKinlay

7. The Probability of Murder by Ada Madison

8. Dread On A Arrival by Claudia Bishop

9. Ocean Waves by Terri Thayer

10. The Long Stitch Good Night by Amanda Lee

11. Copycat Killing by Sofie Kelly

12. Monkey Wrench by Terri Thayer

13. Final Sail by Elaine Viets

CHALLENGE COMPLETED 5-11-2012

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I have committed to 6 books!

1. 50% Off Murder by Josie Belle

2. A Fatal Fleece by Sally Goldenbaum

3. A Deadly Grind by Victoria Hamilton

4. The Azalea Assault by Alyce Carlson

5. Murder For Choir by Jonelle Charbonneau

6. Red Velvet Revenge by Jenn McKinlay

CHALLENGE COMPLETED 7-25-2012

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  • A book with a topographical feature (land formation) in the title: Black Hills, Purgatory Ridge, Emily of Deep Valley
  • Woodrose Mountain by RaeAnne Thayne
  • A book with something you’d see in the sky in the title: Moon Called, Seeing Stars, Cloud Atlas
  • Sketch A Falling Star
  • A book with a creepy crawly in the title: Little Bee, Spider Bones, The Witches of Worm
  • Plan Bee by Hannah Reed
  • A book with a type of house in the title: The Glass Castle, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Ape House
  • Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews
  • A book with something you’d carry in your pocket, purse, or backpack in the title: Sarah’s Key, The Scarlet Letter, Devlin Diary
  • One Book In The Grave by Kate Carlisle
  • A book with a something you’d find on a calendar in the title: Day of the Jackal, Elegy for April, Freaky Friday, Year of Magical Thinking
  • Blue Monday by Nicci French

Challenge Complete December 20, 2012

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I have to read 24 Mystery-Suspense Novels!!

1. Breach of Trust – David Ellis

2. Mortal Deception by Liz Roth

3. Voices of the Dead by Peter Leonard

4. Oath of Office by Michael Palmer

5. Avalanche Pass by John A. Flanagan

6. The Darlings by Cristina Alger

7. The Royal Wulff Murders by Keith McCafferty

8. Bent Road by Lori Roy

9. Adrift on St. John by Rebecca M. Hale

10.Blue Monday by Nicci French

11. Redemption Day by Steve O’Brien

12. Guilty Wives by James Patterson & David Ellis

13. Heads You Lose by Lisa Lutz + David Hatward

14. Love Thy Neighbor by Mark Gilleo

15. The Sausage Maker’s Daughters by Ags Johnson

16. A Grand Murder by Stacy Verdick Case

17. Stay Close by Harlan Coben

18. Life Without Parole by Clare O’Donohue

19. Midnight in Peking by Paul French

20. Skewered Halo by Brenda Youngerman

21. Deadly Currents by Beth Groundwater

22. Wicked Eddies by Beth Groundwater

23. The Exiled Element by John L. Betcher

24. Firefly Beach by Tara Pentermann

CHALLENGE COMPLETED June 8, 2012

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1st in a Series Challenge 2012

Series Lover Level Read the 1st book in 6 new Series!

1. Buried in a Book by Lucy Arlington

2. Amber Eyes by Jolyn Palliatia

3. Blue Monday by Nicci French

4. A Killer Read by Ericka Chase

5. A Grand Murder by Stacy Verdick Case

6. A Deadly Grind by Victoria Hamilton

CHALLENGE COMPLETED 5-16-2012

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Signed up to finish 2 series’.

1. The Elm Creek Quilter’s Series by Jennifer Chiaverini Read: The Aloha Quilt, The Union Quilters, The Wedding Quilt and Sonoma Rose

2. The Quilting Mystery Series by Terri Thayer Read: Wild Goose Chase, Old Maid’s Puzzle, Ocean Waves and Monkey Wrench

Challenge Complete May 9, 2012 Going to try to still complete more series yet this year.

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A. An Appetite For Murder by Lucy Burdette

B. Breach of Trust by David Ellis

C. Clobbered by Camembert by Avery Aames

D. Dodge The Bullet by Christy Hayes

E. Executive Sick Days by Maria Schneider

F.  File M for Murder by Miranda James

G. Glow by Jessica Maria Tuccelli

H.  The Hidden Man by David Ellis

I.  Iced by D.B. Morgan & Tim Myers

J. Julia’s Child by Sarah Pinneo

K. A Killer Read by Erika Chase

L. Last Chance Beauty Queen by Hope Ramsay

M. Murder Grins and Bears It by Deb Baker

N. The Naked Gardener by L.B. Gschwandtner

O. Oath Of Office by Michael Palmer

P. Plan Bee by Hannah Reed

Q. Quilt or Innocence by Elizabeth Craig

R. Redemption Day by Steve O’Brien

S. Shear Murder by Nancy J. Cohen

T. Town in a Wild Moose Chase by B.B. Haywood

U. The Union Quilters by Jennifer Chiavernini

V. Voices of the Dead by Peter Leonard

W. The Wedding Quilt by Jennifer Chiavernini

X. The Xibalba Murders by Lyn Hamilton

Y. Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim

Z. Zoned For Murder by Evelyn David

Challenge Complete 9/21/2012

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Challenging myself to read 5 books for this challenge!

1. Murder Grins and Bears It by Deb Baker

2. Ocean Waves by Terri Thayer

3. Deadly Currents by Beth Groundwater

4. Land of a Hundred Wonders by Lesley Kagen

5. Sing Me Home by Jodi Picoult

CHALLENGE COMPLETE 11-10-2012

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March 1, 2012 – February 28, 2013 (6 books)

1. Due or Die by Jenn McKinlay

2. Dread on Arrival by Claudia Bishop

3. The Cat, The Wife and The Weapon by Leann Sweeney

4. Copycat Killing by Sofie Kelly

5. A Deadly Grind by Victoria Hamilton

6. The Big Kitty by Claire Donally

Challenge Complete May 18, 2012

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D. Died on the Vine by Joyce Harmon

O. Ocean Beach by Wendy Wax

L. Land of a Hundred Wonders by Lesley Kagan L.

The Last Refuge by Ben Coes

Y. You’ve Got Murder by Karin Tabke & Edie Ramer

C. Cake on a Hot Tin Roof by Jacklyn Brady

A. Arsenic and Old Lace by Jacklyn Brady

S. Sing Me Home by Jodi Picoult

CHALLENGE COMPLETED 11-10-2012

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2012 Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge Challenging myself to read 20 more books in 2012 than in 2011.

CHALLENGE COMPLETE 12-23-2012

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Personal Challenges

This is a personal challenge to read 3 books from the year I was born.

Going to try to get this one done in 2012, didn’t read one book in 2011. Bad Lori!

Not carrying this one in to 2013.  Failed in 2012 as well.

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Wisconsin is my home state. Books Set in Wisconsin or By Wisconsin Authors 10 Books

1. One Hundred and One Night by Benjamin Buchholz (Waupun, Wisconsin)

2. Amber Eyes by Jolyn Pallieta (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)

3. The Sausage Maker’s Daughters by Ags Johnson (Wausaukeesha, (fictional) Wisconsin

4. A Fatal Fleece by Sally Goldenbaum (Wisconsin Author)

5. Good Graces by Lesley Kagen (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) (Wisconsin Author)

6. Plotting At The PTA by Laura Alden (Rynwood, (fictional) Wisconsin

7. Tears Water the Seeds of Hope by Kim Tews (Wisconsin Author)

8. Cera’s Place by Elizabeth McKenna (Wisconsin Author)

9. Dead Ends by Sandra Balzo (Wisconsin Author)

10. Betting on Hope by Kay Keppler (Wisconsin Author)

Challenge Complete October 5, 2012

11. You’ve Got Murder by Karin Tabke & Edie Ramer (Wisconsin Author)

12. Mare’s Nest by Lesley Kagan (Wisconsin Setting  – Wisconsin Author)

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2011 CHALLENGES

Sponsored by Sheila at Book Journey

36/ 50 STATES. 72% done!

8 / 5 OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES. 160% done!

View 2011 Where Are You Reading Challenge in a larger map

192 out 0f 180 so far

Time To Outdo Myself!!!

12 over my goal so far

Committed to read 10 over my challenge goal above.

Mary Daheim’s Bed & Breakfast Series

I am challenging myself to get caught up to date with this series. This is going to be an ongoing challenge.

12 / 25 books. 48% done!

This is a personal challenge to read 3 books from the year I was born. Doing horribly at this one.

Challenges Completed

12 / 12 Books. 100% done! Challenge Complete 8/21/2011

12 / 12 COZIES. 100% done!

CHALLENGE COMPLETE 8/3/2011

March 1, 2011- February 29, 2012 6 / 6 books. 100% done!

Challenge Complete 7-19-2011

What’s in a Name Challenge

A book with a NUMBER in the title. *Dewey’s Nine Lives by Vicki Myron

A book with JEWELRY or a GEM in the title. *Loose Diamonds by Amy Ephron

A book with a SIZE in the title. *Hero At Large by Janet Evanovich

A book with TRAVEL OR MOVEMENT in the title. *Running On Empty by Sandra Balzo

A book with EVIL in the title. *Fruit OF ALL EVIL by Paige Shelton

A book with a LIFE STAGE in the title.. *Motherhood is MURDER by Diana Orgain

Completed 10/8/2011

JUST FOR FUN

12 of 12 Books Complete

JUST FOR FUN – MY BOOKS

Frankly My Dear I’m Dead by Livia J. Washburn Sweet Revenge by Andrea Penrose Tressed To Kill by Lila Dare Louisa and the Missing Heiress by Anna Maclean Blood Memory by Margaret Coel The Goodbye Quilt by Susan Wiggs Fundraising The Dead by Sheila Connolly Pushing Up Daisies by Rosemary Harris Scratch The Surface by Susan Conant Veil of Roses by Laura Fitzgerald Outside In by Courtney Thorne-Smith Lost & Found by Jacqueline Sheehan Wisconsin is my home state. Books Set in Wisconsin or By Wisconsin Authors 10 / 10 BOOKS/AUTHORS. 100% done! Wisconsin Authors/Set in Wisconsin 2011 Hearts on a String by Kris Radish Who Do Voodoo by Rochelle Staab Old World Murder/The Heirloom Murders by Kathleen Ernst Whistling In The Dark by Lesley Kagen Rhiannon Ellis – Author of Bonded in Brazil Releasing Gillian’s Wolves by Tara Woolpy Is It Safe? by Jerol Anderson Called Home Two Hearts Answer by Gloria Schumann Ann Wertz Garvin – On Maggie’s Watch Laura Fitzgerald- Author of Dreaming in English Wisconsin Authors 2010 Sandra Balzo Victoria Houston Robert LaClaire Michael Perry K.M. Groshek (Children’s) Sally Goldenbaum Deb Baker/Hannah Reed Jacquelyn Mitchard Jennifer Chiaverini A. Manette Ansay

I HAVE COMMITTED TO 7 -12 BOOKS!

7/ 7 books.  done!

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