Reading Challenges 2019

 

 

2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge
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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
E. The Egyptian Antiquities Murder by Sara Rosett 
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
T. Trouble on the Books by Essie Lane
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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
D. Swanson, Denise – Leave No Scone Unturned
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
N. Noble, Shelley – Lighthouse Beach
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P. Parra, Nancy J. – Seven Deadly Zins
Q. Quinn, Holly – A Crafter Hooks A Killer
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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Y. Young, Kate – Southern Sass and Killer Cravings
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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.) – Thread on Arrival by Lea WaitKnit One, Die Two by Peggy Ehrhart
– One from paranormal (witches, vampires, etc.) A Witch to Remember by Heather Blake – 
– 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.) –An Au Pair to Remember by Stephen KaminskiStaging in Murder by Grace Topping
– 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.) – Murder in the Reading Room by Ellery Adams
– One historical mystery (any mystery not set in the present) – Murder at Blackburn Hall by Sara RosettThe Egyptian Antiquities Murder 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
32. An Au Pair to Remember by Stephen Kaminski
33. Murder on the Wind by Cheryl F. Taylor
34. Criminally Cocoa by Amanda Flower
35. Leave No Scone Unturned by Denise Swanson
36. Pinot Red or Dead by J.C. Eaton
37. Trouble on the Books by Essie Lane
38. A Literal Mess by J.C. Kenney
39. Deadly Deception by Kate Parker
40. The Hidden Corpse by Debra Sennefelder
41. The Loch Ness Papers by Paige Shelton
42. A Witch to Remember by Heather Blake
43. Murder in Tranquility Park by J. D. Griffo
44. Guilty as Cinnamon by Leslie Budwitz
45. Sifting Through Clues by Daryl Wood Gerber
46. The Egyptian Antiquities Murder by Sara Rosett 
47. Lucky Stiff by Annelise Ryan
48. The Diva Sweetens the Pie by Krista Davis
49. Magickal Mystery Lore by Sharon Pape
50.Thread on Arrival by Lea Wait 
51. Deadly Southern Charm by  Sisters in Crime-Central Virginia 
52. Wed, Read, & Dead by V.M. Burns
53.Flower Power Trip by James J, Cudney
54. The Scent of Murder by Kylie Logan
55. Died in the Wool by Peggy Ehrhart
56. A Deadly Feast by Lucy Burdette 
57. Fair Game by Annette Dashofy
58. Pineapple Upside Down Murder by Jodi Rath
59. Staging in Murder by Grace Topping 
60.  Knit One, Die Two by Peggy Ehrhart
61. Dying for Devil’s Food by Jenn McKinlay 
62. The Coloring Crook by Krista Davis
63. Murder in the Reading Room by Ellery Adams
64. Drowning Lessons by Rachel Neuburger Reynolds
65. Killing Thyme by Leslie Budewitz
66. Southern Sass and Killer Cravings by Kate Young
67. Seeing Red by Dana Dratch
68. Dead Spider by Victoria Houston
69. Something Borrowed, Something Mewed by Bethany Blake
70. Chai Another Day by Leslie Budewitz
71. Sconed to Death by Lynn Cahoon
72. Dead Big Dawg by Victoria Houston
73. A Crafter Hooks A Killer by Holly Quinn
74. Game of Scones by Mary Lee Ashford
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Alabama
Alaska
Arizona –  Botched 4 Murder by J.C. Eaton
Arkansas
California – Seven Deadly Zins by Nancy J. Parra
Colorado – Sconed to Death by Lynn Cahoon
Connecticut – The Hidden Corpse by Debra Sennefelder
Delaware – In Dog We Trust by Beth Kendrick
District of Columbia – The Coloring Crook by Krista Davis
Florida – A Deadly Feast by Lucy Burdette 
Georgia – The Good Detective by John McMahon
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois – Leave No Scone Unturned by Denise Swanson
Indiana – In The Dog House by V.M. Burns
Iowa – Game of Scones by Mary Lee Ashford
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana – Fields’ Guide to VooDoo by Julie Mulhern
Maine – Thread on Arrival by Lea Wait 
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 – Dakota Dream by Lauraine Snelling
Ohio – The Scent of Murder by Kylie Logan
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania – Academic Curveball by James J. Cudney
Rhode Island
South Carolina – Caught Up In It by David Burnsworth
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
4. Scotland – The Loch Ness Papers by Paige Shelton
5. Islands off Panama – Drowning Lessons by Rachel Neuburger Reynolds
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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
9. Trouble on the Books by Essie Lane
10. A Literal Mess by J.C. Kenney
11. Sifting Through Clues by Daryl Wood Gerber
12. Magickal Mystery Lore by Sharon Pape
13. Thread on Arrival by Lea Wait 
14. Died in the Wool by Peggy Ehrhart
15. A Deadly Feast by Lucy Burdette 
16. Pineapple Upside Down Murder by Jodi Rath
17. Staging in Murder by Grace Topping 
18. Knit One, Die Two by Peggy Ehrhart
19. Something Borrowed, Something Mewed by Bethany Blake
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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
8. Dakota Dream by Lauraine Snelling
9. Guilty as Cinnamon by Leslie Budwitz
10. Lucky Stiff by Annelise Ryan
11. Died in the Wool by Peggy Ehrhart
12. Pineapple Upside Down Murder by Jodi Rath
13. The Coloring Crook by Krista Davis
14. Killing Thyme by Leslie Budewitz
15. Dead Spider by Victoria Houston
16. Game of Scones by Mary Lee Ashford
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B-Level (5-8 Series).
1.Reisling to Die For by J.C. EatonChardonnayed to Rest by J.C. EatonPinot Red or Dead by J.C. Eaton – Complete 3/27/2019
2. Assault and Pepper by Leslie BudewitzGuilty as Cinnamon by Leslie BudwitzKilling Thyme by Leslie BudewitzChai Another Day by Leslie Budewitz – Complete 6/5/2019
3. Dead Spider by Victoria Houston – Dead Big Dawg by Victoria Houston – Complete June 5, 2019
4. Died in the Wool by Peggy Ehrhart – Knit One, Die Two by Peggy Ehrhart
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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
4. Died in the Wool by Peggy Ehrhart
5. Game of Scones by Mary Lee Ashford
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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
5. Lighthouse Beach by Shelley Noble
6. Leave No Scone Unturned by Denise Swanson
7. Dakota Dream by Lauraine Snelling
8. An Artless Demise by Anna Lee Huber 
9. The Don Con by Richard Armstrong
10. Guilty as Cinnamon by Leslie Budwitz
11. Lucky Stiff by Annelise Ryan
12. The Diva Sweetens the Pie by Krista Davis
13. The Good Detective by John McMahon
14. Dying for Devil’s Food by Jenn McKinlay 
15. The Coloring Crook by Krista Davis
16. Killing Thyme by Leslie Budewitz
17. Dead Spider by Victoria Houston
18. Sconed to Death by Lynn Cahoon
19. Dead Big Dawg by Victoria Houston
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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
33. An Au Pair to Remember by Stephen Kaminski
34. Murder on the Wind by Cheryl F. Taylor
35.Criminally Cocoa by Amanda Flower
36. Pinot Red or Dead by J.C. Eaton
37. Trouble on the Books by Essie Lane
38. A Literal Mess by J.C. Kenney
39. Deadly Deception by Kate Parker
40. The Hidden Corpse by Debra Sennefelder
41. The Loch Ness Papers by Paige Shelton

Challenge Complete 4/1/2019
42. A Witch to Remember by Heather Blake
43.Murder in Tranquility Park by J. D. Griffo
44. Night Beach by JoAnn DeMaio
45. Sifting Through Clues by Daryl Wood Gerber
46. The Egyptian Antiquities Murder by Sara Rosett 
47. Magickal Mystery Lore by Sharon Pape
48.Thread on Arrival by Lea Wait 
49. Deadly Southern Charm by  Sisters in Crime-Central Virginia 
50. Wed, Read, & Dead by V.M. Burns
51. Flower Power Trip by James J, Cudney
52. The Scent of Murder by Kylie Logan
53. Died in the Wool by Peggy Ehrhart
54. A Deadly Feast by Lucy Burdette 
55. Fair Game by Annette Dashofy
56. Pineapple Upside Down Murder by Jodi Rath
57. Staging in Murder by Grace Topping 
58. Knit One, Die Two by Peggy Ehrhart
59. Murder in the Reading Room by Ellery Adams
60. Drowning Lessons by Rachel Neuburger Reynolds
61. Killing Thyme by Leslie Budewitz
62. Southern Sass and Killer Cravings by Kate Young
63. Seeing Red by Dana Dratch
64. A Daughter’s Truth by Laura Bradford 
65. Something Borrowed, Something Mewed by Bethany Blake
66. Chai Another Day by Leslie Budewitz
67. Those People by Louise Candlish
68. A Crafter Hooks A Killer by Holly Quinn
69. Game of Scones by Mary Lee Ashford
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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
6. An Artless Demise by Anna Lee Huber 
7. The Good Detective by John McMahon
8. Caught Up In It by David Burnsworth
9.  Those People by Louise Candlish
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Wisconsin Authors or Settings
1. A Stew to a Kill by Jenny Kales Wisconsin Setting
2. Lucky Stiff by Annelise Ryan – Wisconsin Setting/Author
3. Dead Spider by Victoria Houston – Wisconsin Setting/Author
4. Dead Big Dawg by Victoria Houston – Wisconsin Setting/Author
5. A Crafter Hooks A Killer by Holly Quinn
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