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2017 Reading Challenge

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My Reading Goal for 2017 is 200 Books.
Level 3: 200
I will keep track on my GoodReads Shelf here.

Apple Tree – Read  48,000 pages

January – 4739 Pages
February – 4278 Pages
March – 5023 Pages
April – 5114 Pages

Total 19154 Pages

I am going to shoot for Terabyte – 75 books.
1. The Mutual Admiration Society by Lesley Kagen
2. She Stopped For Death by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
3. A Fatal Twist by Tracy Weber
4. River City Dead by Nancy G. West 
5. A Pinch of Poison by Alyssa Maxwell
6. Whale of a Crime by Karen MacInerney
7. Paint the Town Dead by Sybil Johnson
8. 15 Minutes by Larissa Reinhart
9. Stone’s Gems and Murder by Cheryl F. Taylor
10. Murder Wears White by Stephanie Blackmoore
11. A Measure of Murder by Leslie Karst
12. Death and The Gravedigger’s Angel by Loretta Ross
13. A Palette for Murder by Sybil Johnson
14. Death in Advertising by Laura Bradford
15. Where The Lost Girls Go by R.J. Noonan
16. High Strung by Janice Peacock
17.The Drawing Game by Deirdre Verne
18. No Way Home by Annette Dashofy
19. A Bead in the Hand by Janice Peacock
20. Bitter Harvest by Wendy Tyson
21. Purr M For Murder by T. C. LoTempio
22. Laura’s Dream by Roma Brooks
23. Cruel Winter by Sheila Connolly
24. Death by Chocolate Lab by Bethany Blake
25.Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table by Janet Finsilver
26. Beginner’s Luck by Corinne Scott
27. Grilled For Murder by Maddie Day
28. Kneaded to Death by Winnie Archer
29. Elementary She Read by Vicki Delany
30. Off the Beadin’ Path by Janice Peacock
31. Kale to the Queen by Nell Hampton
32. Long Upon The Land by Margaret Maron
33.Tightening the Threads by Lea Wait 
34. Smugglers and Scones by Morgan C. Talbot
35.Single Malt Murder by Melinda Mullet
36. Dying on the Vine by Marla Cooper
37. The Night The Lights Went Out by Karen White
38. Called to Justice by Edith Maxwell
39.Up North Murder by Cheryl F. Taylor
40.When The Grits Hit The Fan by Maddie Day
41. No Charm Intended by Mollie Cox Bryan
42. Day of Secrets by Daryl Wood Gerber
43.Beach Breeze – Joanne DeMaio
44.Magick and Mayhem by Sharon Pape
45. About A Dog by Jenn McKinlay
46. A Stone’s Throw by Debbie De Louise
47. A Perfect Manhattan Murder by Tracy Kiely
48. Jeopardy in July by Barbara Venkataraman
49. The Final Vow by Amanda Flower
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A. About A Dog by Jenn McKinlay
B. Bookman Dead Style by Paige Shelton 
C. Curried Away by Gail Oust
D. Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle
E. Everyone is Beautiful by Katherine Center
F. A Fatal Twist by Tracy Weber
G. Grilled For Murder by Maddie Day
H. High Strung by Janice Peacock
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J. Jeopardy in July by Barbara Venkataraman
K. Knit to Be Tied by Maggie Sefton
L. Laura’s Dream by Roma Brooks
M. The Mutual Admiration Society by Lesley Kagen
N. No Way Home by Annette Dashofy
O. Off the Beadin’ Path by Janice Peacock
P. A Pinch of Poison by Alyssa Maxwell
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R. Rest in Peace by Susan Furlong
S. She Stopped For Death by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
T. Tightening the Threads by Lea Wait 
U. Up North Murder by Cheryl F. Taylor
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W. Whale of a Crime by Karen MacInerney
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Z. Miss Zukas and the Island Murders by Jo Dereske

 Completely Satiated – 101 or more

Read one book in each of these cozy sub-genres (total of 10 books)

– One from culinary (anything dealing with food:  restaurants, baked goods, etc.) Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle
– One from animal related (cats, dogs, birds, etc.) Purr M For Murder by T. C. LoTempio
– One from craft related (any kind of hobbies – knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking, etc.) Knit to Be Tied by Maggie Sefton
– One from paranormal (witches, vampires, etc.) A Wee Homicide in the Hotel by Fran Stewart
– One from British cozy mysteries (example:  Belinda Lawrence series)
– One career-based cozy mystery (housekeeping, wedding planner, etc.) Murder Wears White by Stephanie Blackmoore
– One holiday based (set during any holiday – Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentines, etc.) – Murder Gone A-Rye by Nancy J. Parra 
– One travel mystery (character could be on a cruise, touring another area, etc.)
– One historical mystery (any mystery not set in the present) A Pinch of Poison by Alyssa Maxwell
– One is your choice!  (freebie!)

Level two (Investigator) – Read all the books ABOVE plus an additional 10 cozy books of your choice (total of 20)
1. Curried Away by Gail Oust
2. She Stopped For Death by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
3. Rest in Peace by Susan Furlong
4. A Fatal Twist by Tracy Weber
5. Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle
6. River City Dead by Nancy G. West 
7.  Knit to Be Tied by Maggie Sefton
8. A Pinch of Poison by Alyssa Maxwell
9. Pop Goes the Murder by Kristi Abbott
10. Whale of a Crime by Karen MacInerney
11. Paint the Town Dead by Sybil Johnson
12. 15 Minutes by Larissa Reinhart
13. Stone’s Gems and Murder by Cheryl F. Taylor
14. Murder Wears White by Stephanie Blackmoore
15. A Measure of Murder by Leslie Karst
16. Death and The Gravedigger’s Angel by Loretta Ross
17. A Palette for Murder by Sybil Johnson
18. A Wee Dose of Death by Fran Stewart
19. Death in Advertising by Laura Bradford
20. Bookman Dead Style by Paige Shelton 
21. High Strung by Janice Peacock
22. The Drawing Game by Deirdre Verne
23. War and Peach by Susan Furlong
24. Mission Impawsible by Krista Davis
25. Twelve Angry Librarians by Miranda James 
26. Blown Away by Clover Tate
27. A Wee Homicide in the Hotel by Fran Stewart
28. No Way Home by Annette Dashofy
29. A Bead in the Hand by Janice Peacock
30. Bitter Harvest by Wendy Tyson
31. Purr M For Murder by T. C. LoTempio
32. Cruel Winter by Sheila Connolly
33. Death by Chocolate Lab by Bethany Blake
34. Murder at the Fortune Teller’s Table by Janet Finsilver
35.Grilled For Murder by Maddie Day
36.Kneaded to Death by Winnie Archer
37. The Silence of the Flans by Laura Bradford
38. Elementary She Read by Vicki Delany
39. Off the Beadin’ Path by Janice Peacock
40. Kale to the Queen by Nell Hampton
41. Gone With The Twins by Kylie Logan
42. Long Upon The Land by Margaret Maron
43.Tightening the Threads by Lea Wait
44.Smugglers and Scones by Morgan C. Talbot
45.Single Malt Murder by Melinda Mullet
46. Moss Hysteria by Kate Collins
47.Dying on the Vine by Marla Cooper
48.  Silence of the Jams by Gayle Leeson
49. Up North Murder by Cheryl F. Taylor
50. When The Grits Hit The Fan by Maddie Day
51. Caramel Crush by Jenn McKinlay
52.No Charm Intended by Mollie Cox Bryan
53.Cat Got Your Cash by Julie Chase
54. A Frying Shame by Linda Reilly
55. Of Books and Bagpipes by Paige Shelton
56. Miss Zukas and the Island Murders by Jo Dereske
57. Magick and Mayhem by Sharon Pape
58. A Stone’s Throw by Debbie De Louise

59. A Perfect Manhattan Murder by Tracy Kiely
60. Killer Characters by Ellery Adams
61. Jeopardy in July by Barbara Venkataraman
62. The Final Vow by Amanda Flower
63. Dead and Berried by Peg Cochran
64. Nightshade For Warning by Bailey Cattrell
65.  Murder Gone A-Rye by Nancy J. Parra 
66. The Art of Murder by Elaine Viets
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This year I am signing up for Detective Level – 16 – 25 Books. 
1. Where The Lost Girls Go by R.J. Noonan
2.The Night The Lights Went Out by Karen White
3.Called to Justice by Edith Maxwell
4. Day of Secrets by Daryl Wood Gerber
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I am signing up at Purring – Read 1-10 cat mysteries but hope to move up to Kneading – Read 11-20 cat mysteries.
1. High Strung by Janice Peacock
2. Mission Impawsible by Krista Davis
3. Twelve Angry Librarians by Miranda James 
4. Purr M For Murder by T. C. LoTempio
5. Cat Got Your Cash by Julie Chase
6.A Frying Shame by Linda Reilly
7. Nightshade For Warning by Bailey Cattrell
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I am signing up at Mount Vancouver: Read 36 books from your TBR pile/s.
1. Rest in Peace by Susan Furlong
2.  Knit to Be Tied by Maggie Sefton
3. Paint the Town Dead by Sybil Johnson
4. Everyone is Beautiful by Katherine Center
5. A Wee Dose of Death by Fran Stewart
6. High Strung by Janice Peacock
7. A Bead in the Hand by Janice Peacock
8. Grilled For Murder by Maddie Day
9. Long Upon The Land by Margaret Maron
10. Moss Hysteria by Kate Collins
11. Up North Murder by Cheryl F. Taylor
12. Miss Zukas and the Island Murders by Jo Dereske
13. A Stone’s Throw by Debbie De Louise
14. The Art of Murder by Elaine Viets
15. Murder Gone A-Rye by Nancy J. Parra 
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Alabama
Alaska
Arizona – Stone’s Gems and Murder by Cheryl F. Taylor
Arkansas
California – Paint the Town Dead by Sybil Johnson
Colorado –  Knit to Be Tied by Maggie Sefton
Connecticut – Beach Breeze – Joanne DeMaio
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida – Jeopardy in July by Barbara Venkataraman
Georgia – Curried Away by Gail Oust
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana – Grilled For Murder by Maddie Day
Iowa
Kansas – Murder Gone A-Rye by Nancy J. Parra 
Kentucky
Louisiana – Cat Got Your Cash by Julie Chase
Maine – Whale of a Crime by Karen MacInerney
Maryland
Massachusetts – Everyone is Beautiful by Katherine Center
Michigan – She Stopped For Death by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
Minnesota
Mississippi –  Twelve Angry Librarians by Miranda James 
Missouri – Death and The Gravedigger’s Angel by Loretta Ross
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico – No Way Home by Annette Dashofy
New York – Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle
North Carolina – Purr M For Murder by T. C. LoTempio
North Dakota
Ohio – Pop Goes the Murder by Kristi Abbott
Oklahoma
Oregon – Where The Lost Girls Go by R.J. Noonan
Pennsylvania – Murder Wears White by Stephanie Blackmoore
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas – River City Dead by Nancy G. West 
Utah – Bookman Dead Style by Paige Shelton 
Vermont – A Wee Dose of Death by Fran Stewart
Virginia – Mission Impawsible by Krista Davis
Washington – A Fatal Twist by Tracy Weber
West Virginia
Wisconsin – The Mutual Admiration Society by Lesley Kagen
Wyoming

Abroad

1. England – A Pinch of Poison by Alyssa Maxwell
2. Ireland – Cruel Winter by Sheila Connolly
3. Scotland – Single Malt Murder by Melinda Mullet

10 Books written by Wisconsin Authors or have Wisconsin Settings.

1.The Mutual Admiration Society by Lesley Kagen (Wisconsin Author & Setting)
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