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2018 CHALLENGES

 

2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
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A. All Sales Final by Sherry Harris
B. Bones to Pick by Linda Lovely
C. Crust No One by Winnie Archer
D. Dial M for Mousse by Laura Bradford
E. Every Dog Has His Day by Jenn McKinlay
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K. Killer Choice by Tom Hunt
L. The Longest Yard Sale by Sherry Harris
M. Many A Twist by Sheila Connolly
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P. Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber
Q. The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin
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S. Scone Cold Killer by Lena Gregory
T. Tart of Darkness by Denise Swanson
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I will be participating at Level four (Sleuth Extraordinaire) – My books will be crossing over to my Craving for Cozies Challenge.
A)Read 40 cozy mysteries of your choice.
B)Read two books from each sub-genre in level one plus an additional 20 cozy books of your choice (total of 40 books)
Read one book from these sub-genres:

– One from culinary (anything dealing with food: restaurants, baked goods, etc.) Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes by Karen Rose Smith
– One from animal-related (cats, dogs, birds, etc.) – Escape Claws by Linda Reilly
– 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)) – Many A Twist by Sheila Connolly
– One career-based cozy mystery (housekeeping, wedding planner, etc.) – Murder Borrowed, Murder Blue by Stephanie Blackmoore
– One holiday based (set during any holiday – Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentines, etc.)
– One travel mystery (character could be on a cruise, touring another area, etc.)
– One historical mystery (any mystery not set in the present)
– One is your choice! (freebie!)

LEVEL – Completely Satiated – 126 – 150 Cozy Mysteries
1. Bones to Pick by Linda Lovely
2. Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber
3. Dial M for Mousse by Laura Bradford
4. The Longest Yard Sale by Sherry Harris
5. Many A Twist by Sheila Connolly
6. Crust No One by Winnie Archer
7. Escape Claws by Linda Reilly
8. Tart of Darkness by Denise Swanson
9. Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes by Karen Rose Smith
10. Scone Cold Killer by Lena Gregory
11. Murder of a Good Man by Teresa Trent
12. Murder Borrowed, Murder Blue by Stephanie Blackmoore
13. Class Reunions Are Murder by Libby Klein
14. Vangie Vale and the Corpseless Custard by R.L. Syme
15. Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton
16. Vangie Vale and the Strangled Strudel by R.L. Syme
17. Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake by Sarah Graves
18. All Sales Final by Sherry Harris
19. Biscuits and Slashed Browns by Maddie Day
20. Cast for Murder by Jeanne Quigley
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Level 2 – Kneading – Read 11-20 cat mysteries.
1. Escape Claws by Linda Reilly
2. Class Reunions Are Murder by Libby Klein
3. Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton
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LEVEL – Mt. Vancouver: Read 36 books from your TBR pile.
1. Bones to Pick by Linda Lovely
2. The Longest Yard Sale by Sherry Harris
3. Vangie Vale and the Corpseless Custard by R.L. Syme
4. All Sales Final by Sherry Harris
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The word ‘the’ used twice (The Secret By The Lake; The End Of The Day, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time) – Murder Borrowed, Murder Blue by Stephanie Blackmoore

A fruit or vegetable (The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society; The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake) Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes by Karen Rose Smith

A shape (The Ninth Circle, The Square Root Of Summer, Circle Of Friends) – The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin

A title that begins with Z – can be after ‘The’ or ‘A’ (Zen In The Art Of Writing; The Zookeeper’s Wife, Zelda)

A nationality (Anna And The French Kiss; How To Be A Kosovan Bride; Norwegian Wood)

A season (White Truffles In Winter; The Spring Of Kasper Meier; The Summer Queen; Before I Fall; The Autumn Throne)


LEVEL – 16-25 books – Detective
1. Killer Choice by Tom Hunt
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Read the Printed Word Challenge
LEVEL – Middle Grade – 78 books but hope to jump up to teen.
1. Dial M for Mousse by Laura Bradford
2. The Longest Yard Sale by Sherry Harris
3. Tart of Darkness by Denise Swanson
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LEVEL – Silver – 25 Books TO Gold – 50 Books
1. Bones to Pick by Linda Lovely
2. Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber
3. Every Dog Has His Day by Jenn McKinlay
4. Many A Twist by Sheila Connolly
5. Escape Claws by Linda Reilly
6. Scone Cold Killer by Lena Gregory
7. Killer Choice by Tom Hunt
8. Murder Borrowed, Murder Blue by Stephanie Blackmoore
9. Class Reunions Are Murder by Libby Klein
10. Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton
11. Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake by Sarah Graves
12. All Sales Final by Sherry Harris
13. Biscuits and Slashed Browns by Maddie Day
14. The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin
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LEVEL – C-LIST SERIES FINISHER ⇒ COMPLETE 1-4 SERIES.
1. The Longest Yard Sale by Sherry Harris –  All Sales Final by Sherry Harris
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Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California – Crust No One by Winnie Archer
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida – Scone Cold Killer by Lena Gregory
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois – Tart of Darkness by Denise Swanson
Indiana – Biscuits and Slashed Browns by Maddie Day
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky – The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin (and North Carolina)
Louisiana
Maine – Every Dog Has His Day by Jenn McKinlay
Maryland
Massachusetts – The Longest Yard Sale by Sherry Harris
Michigan – Killer Choice by Tom Hunt
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana – Vangie Vale and the Corpseless Custard by R.L. Syme
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire – Escape Claws by Linda Reilly
New Jersey – Class Reunions Are Murder by Libby Klein
New Mexico
New York – Cast for Murder by Jeanne Quigley
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio – Dial M for Mousse by Laura Bradford
Oklahoma
Oregon – Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber Characters travel to Oregon in this story. 
Pennsylvania – Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes by Karen Rose Smith
Rhode Island
South Carolina – Bones to Pick by Linda Lovely
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas – Murder of a Good Man by Teresa Trent
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin – Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton
Wyoming

Escapes Abroad

  1. Ireland – Many A Twist by Sheila Connolly

PERSONAL CHALLENGES


Personal Challenge
10 Books written by Wisconsin Authors or have Wisconsin Settings.
1. Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton – Wisconsin Setting
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My goal is 50,000 pages.

January – 5640


My goal is 100 books.
1. Bones to Pick by Linda Lovely
2. Pre-Meditated Murder by Tracy Weber
3. Every Dog Has His Day by Jenn McKinlay
4. Many A Twist by Sheila Connolly
5. Crust No One by Winnie Archer
6. Escape Claws by Linda Reilly
7. Murder with Lemon Tea Cakes by Karen Rose Smith
8. Scone Cold Killer by Lena Gregory
9. Murder of a Good Man by Teresa Trent
10. Killer Choice by Tom Hunt
11. Murder Borrowed, Murder Blue by Stephanie Blackmoore
12. Class Reunions Are Murder by Libby Klein
13. Vangie Vale and the Corpseless Custard by R.L. Syme
14. All Sales Final by Sherry Harris
15. Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton
16. Vangie Vale and the Strangled Strudel by R.L. Syme
17. Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake by Sarah Graves
18. Biscuits and Slashed Browns by Maddie Day
19. Cast for Murder by Jeanne Quigley
20. The Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin
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