Reading Challenges 2019

 

 

2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge
LORI has
read 12 books toward
her goal of
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A. Academic Curveball by James J. Cudney
B. Botched 4 Murder by J.C. Eaton
C. Chardonnayed to Rest by J.C. Eaton
D. Death by Committee by Alexis Morgan
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F. Fatal Features by LynDee Walker
G. The Gun Also Rises by Sherry Harris
H. Hot Fudge Murder by Cynthia Baxter
I. In Dog We Trust by Beth Kendrick 
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K. The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker
L. The Lost Traveller by Sheila Connolly 
M. Murder Likes It Hot by Tracy Weber
N. Not A Creature Was Stirring by Christina Freeburn
O. One Feta in the Grave by Tina Kashian
P. Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
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R. Reisling to Die by J.C. Eaton
S. Sweet Masterpiece by Connie Shelton
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V. V. (Valerie) M. Burns – In The Dog House
W. The Wrong Boy by Cathy Ace
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Y. Yule Be Dead by Lorraine Bartlett & Gayle Leeson
Z. Seven Deadly Zins by Nancy J. Parra


A. Ace, Cathy – The Wrong Boy
B. Bartlett, Lorraine & Gayle Leeson – Yule Be Dead
C. Connolly, Sheila – The Lost Traveller
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E. Eaton, J.C. – Botched 4 Murder
F. Fox, Sarah – Wine and Punishment
G. Gilbert, Victoria – Past Due for Murder
H. Harris, Sherry – The Gun Also Rises
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J. James J. Cudney – Academic Curveball
K. Kendrick, Beth – In Dog We Trust
L. LynDee Walker – Fatal Features
M. Morgan, Alexis – Death by Committee
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P. Parra, Nancy J. – Seven Deadly Zins
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R. Rosset, Sara – Murder at Blackburn Hall
S. Sennefelder, Debra – Murder Wears A Little Black Dress
T.  Tina Kashian – One Feta in the Grave
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V. V. M. Burns – The Novel Art of Murder 
W. Weber, Tracy – Murder Likes It Hot
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Level B) Read two books from each sub-genre (below) in level one plus an additional 20 cozy books of your choice (total of 40 books)

Read two books from these sub-genres:

– One from culinary (anything dealing with food: restaurants, baked goods, etc.) – Hot Fudge Murder by Cynthia BaxterRestaurant Weeks Are Murder by Libby Klein
– One from animal-related (cats, dogs, birds, etc.) In The Dog House by V.M. BurnsThe Puppy Who Knew Too Much by V.M. Burns
– One from craft related (any kind of hobbies – knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, etc.)
– One from paranormal (witches, vampires, etc.)
– One from cozy mysteries based outside the US (example: Belinda Lawrence series (British)) – The Lost Traveller by Sheila Connolly – The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker
– One career-based cozy mystery (housekeeping, wedding planner, etc.)
– One holiday based (set during any holiday – Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentines, etc.) Yule Be Dead by Lorraine Bartlett & Gayle LeesonNot A Creature Was Stirring by Christina Freeburn
– One travel mystery (character could be on a cruise, touring another area, etc.)
– One historical mystery (any mystery not set in the present) – Murder at Blackburn Hall by Sara Rosett
– One is your choice! (freebie!)


Overindulged – 151 – 200 Cozy Mysteries
1. Murder Likes It Hot by Tracy Weber
2. The Lost Traveller by Sheila Connolly 
3. Academic Curveball by James J. Cudney
4. Yule Be Dead by Lorraine Bartlett & Gayle Leeson
5. Botched 4 Murder by J.C. Eaton
6. Wine and Punishment by Sarah Fox
7. Seven Deadly Zins by Nancy J. Parra
8. In The Dog House by V.M. Burns
9. Not A Creature Was Stirring by Christina Freeburn
10. The Gun Also Rises by Sherry Harris
11. Murder Wears A Little Black Dress by Debra Sennefelder
12. Sweet Masterpiece by Connie Shelton
13. The Novel Art of Murder by V.M. Burns
14. No Good Tea Goes Unpunished by Bree Baker
15. Death by Committee by Alexis Morgan
16. A Stew to a Kill by Jenny Kales
17. Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
18. The Puppy Who Knew Too Much by V.M. Burns
19. The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker
20. Hot Fudge Murder by Cynthia Baxter
21. Murder and Metaphors by Amanda Flower
22. Murder at Blackburn Hall by Sara Rosett
23. Reisling to Die by J.C. Eaton
24. Broken Heart Attack by James J. Cudney
25. Restaurant Weeks Are Murder by Libby Klein 
26. Chardonnayed to Rest by J.C. Eaton
27. One Feta in the Grave by Tina Kashian
28. Pie Hard by Kirsten Weiss
29. Something Read, Something Dead by Eva Gates
30. Cat Got Your Crown by Julie Chase
31. Assault and Pepper by Leslie Budewitz
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Alabama
Alaska
Arizona –  Botched 4 Murder by J.C. Eaton
Arkansas
California – Seven Deadly Zins by Nancy J. Parra
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware – In Dog We Trust by Beth Kendrick
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana – In The Dog House by V.M. Burns
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana – Fields’ Guide to VooDoo by Julie Mulhern
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts – The Gun Also Rises by Sherry Harris
Michigan –  The Novel Art of Murder by V.M. Burns
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey – Restaurant Weeks Are Murder by Libby Klein 
New Mexico – Sweet Masterpiece by Connie Shelton
New York – Yule Be Dead by Lorraine Bartlett & Gayle Leeson
North Carolina – No Good Tea Goes Unpunished by Bree Baker
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania – Academic Curveball by James J. Cudney
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee – The Puppy Who Knew Too Much by V.M. Burns
Texas
Utah
Vermont – Wine and Punishment by Sarah Fox
Virginia –  Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
Washington –  Murder Likes It Hot by Tracy Weber
West Virginia – Not A Creature Was Stirring by Christina Freeburn
Wisconsin – A Stew to a Kill by Jenny Kales
Wyoming

Escapes Abroad
1. Ireland – The Lost Traveller by Sheila Connolly 
2. Wales – The Wrong Boy by Cathy Ace
3. England – The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker
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Kneading level. – Read 11-20 cat mysteries
1. Wine and Punishment by Sarah Fox
2.  Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
3. Murder and Metaphors by Amanda Flower
4. Restaurant Weeks Are Murder by Libby Klein 
5. One Feta in the Grave by Tina Kashian
6. Pie Hard by Kirsten Weiss
7. Something Read, Something Dead by Eva Gates
8. Cat Got Your Crown by Julie Chase
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1. Yule Be Dead by Lorraine Bartlett & Gayle Leeson
2. In The Dog House by V.M. Burns
3. Sweet Masterpiece by Connie Shelton
4. The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker
5. Reisling to Die For by J.C. Eaton
6. Chardonnayed to Rest by J.C. Eaton
7. Assault and Pepper by Leslie Budewitz
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B-Level (5-8 Series).
1.Reisling to Die For by J.C. EatonChardonnayed to Rest by J.C. Eaton – 
2. Assault and Pepper by Leslie Budewitz
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1. In The Dog House by V.M. Burns
2. Reisling to Die For by J.C. Eaton
3. Chardonnayed to Rest by J.C. Eaton
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41+ – Collector’s Edition Level,
1. In Dog We Trust by Beth Kendrick
2. Yule Be Dead by Lorraine Bartlett & Gayle Leeson
3. Death by Committee by Alexis Morgan
4. Assault and Pepper by Leslie Budewitz
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Phase 5- 40+ books
1. Murder Likes It Hot by Tracy Weber
2. The Lost Traveller by Sheila Connolly 
3. Academic Curveball by James J. Cudney
4. The Wrong Boy by Cathy Ace
5. Botched 4 Murder by J.C. Eaton
6. Wine and Punishment by Sarah Fox
7. Seven Deadly Zins by Nancy J. Parra
8. In The Dog House by V.M. Burns
9. Not A Creature Was Stirring by Christina Freeburn
10. The Gun Also Rises by Sherry Harris
11. Murder Wears A Little Black Dress by Debra Sennefelder
12. Sweet Masterpiece by Connie Shelton
13. The Novel Art of Murder by V.M. Burns
14. No Good Tea Goes Unpunished by Bree Baker
15. A Stew to a Kill by Jenny Kales
16. Past Due for Murder by Victoria Gilbert
17. The Puppy Who Knew Too Much by V.M. Burns
18. Fatal Features by LynDee Walker
19. The Killing at Kaldaire House by Kate Parker
20. Hot Fudge Murder by Cynthia Baxter
21. Murder and Metaphors by Amanda Flower
22. Murder at Blackburn Hall by Sara Rosett
23. Reisling to Die For by J.C. Eaton
24.Broken Heart Attack by James J. Cudney
25. Restaurant Weeks Are Murder by Libby Klein 
26. Chardonnayed to Rest by J.C. Eaton
27. One Feta in the Grave by Tina Kashian
28. Pie Hard by Kirsten Weiss
29. As Directed by Kathleen Valenti
30. Run Away by Harlan Coben
31. Something Read, Something Dead by Eva Gates
32. Cat Got Your Crown by Julie Chase
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16-25 books – Detective Level
1. The Wrong Boy by Cathy Ace
2. Fatal Features by LynDee Walker
3. Fields’ Guide to VooDoo by Julie Mulhern
4. As Directed by Kathleen Valenti
5. Run Away by Harlan Coben
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Here are the categories:

Apple Tree – Read  48,000 pages
January – 4592 Pages
February – 4281 Pages
YEAR TO DATE – 8873 Pages

 

Wisconsin Authors or Settings
1. A Stew to a Kill by Jenny Kales Wisconsin Setting
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