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message 1: by Lu (new)

Lu | 12655 comments Mod
Use the location/place a book plays out in, between January 01, 2013 - December 31, 2013. The location/place must correspond to a certain letter.

You can use books you read for other challenges. So total books to be read is 25 - X is excluded


message 2: by Lu (new)

Lu | 12655 comments Mod
Scores:


message 3: by Lu (last edited Dec 20, 2013 11:19AM) (new)


message 4: by Lauren (last edited Jul 27, 2013 05:01AM) (new)

Lauren Smith A - America-Five - The Office of Mercy by Ariel Djanikian
B - Bristol - Poppet by Mo Hayder
C - Chamberlain - Carrie by Stephen King
D - Drustanev - A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
E - England - The Bone Dragon by Alexia Casale
F - The Fingers - A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
G - Golgotha - Six-Gun Tarot by R.S. Belcher
H - Heuwelhoek - The Cutting Room by Mary Watson
I - Inoublie - Rapture by Kameron Hurley
J - Johannesburg - Stolen Lives by Jassy Mackenzie
K - Kinnakee - Dark Places by Gilliann Flynn
L - Luxemborg - The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards by Kristopher Jansma
M - Mirgorod - Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins
N - New York City - A Killer in the Wind by Andrew Klavan
O - The Other World - The World of the End by Ofir Touché Gafla
P - Plumstead - Inkarna by Nerine Dorman
Q - Qwghlm - Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
R - Ras Tieg - Rapture by Kameron Hurley
S - Somerset - Expecting Someone Taller by Tom Holt
T - Tlaxce - The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord
U - The Upper Leaf Swirl - Excession by Iain M. Banks
V - Venusport - Light by M. John Harrison
W - Wyndlesham - Empty Space by M. John Harrison
Y - YouSpace - Doughnut by Tom Holt
Z -

Progress: 24/25


message 5: by Barbara (last edited May 05, 2013 11:08AM) (new)

Barbara | 4434 comments Mod
A - Artois - The Lady of the rivers by Philippa Gregory
B - Boston - Dead and loving it by MaryJanice Davidson
C - Caronne - The Assassin's Prayer by Ariana Franklin (Palermo, Aveyron)
D - Desire - Desire by Amanda Quick
E - East River - The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
F - Fort Flood - Fire by Kristin Cashore
G - Goliathopolis - Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde
H - Hiawassee - A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
I - Iowa - Dewey by Vicki Myron
J - Jabbok - The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
K - Kansas - Derik's Bane by MaryJanice Davidson
L - London - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
M - Mount Olympus - Pandora the Curious by Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams
N - Northamptonshire - Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
O - Oklahoma - Divine by Mistake by P.C. Cast
P - Padua - The taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Q - Qwghlm - Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
R - Reigate - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
S - Stockholm - Let the right one in by John Ajvide Lindqvist
T - Tamil Nadu - A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison
U - Upper Tudway - Deception by Amanda Quick
V - Viborg - Ghost stories of an Antiquary by M.R. James
W - Whitehall - The Queen of Subtleties - Suzannah Dunn
X - Xi'an Station - Message from an unknown Chinese Mother by Xinran
Y - York - The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory (Fortheringhay, Tewkesbury)
Z - Zeugma - Steampunk by Link and Grant

Total 26/26 COMPLETED


message 6: by Varla Fiona (last edited Aug 17, 2013 02:25AM) (new)

Varla Fiona (dory_42) | 1332 comments Mod
Total: 24/25 (Don't need to do X)

A - Alexandria - Timeless
B - Botswana - The Tomb of Hercules
C - Commonwealth - Cinder
D - Dartmoor - Etiquette & Espionage
E - England - Phoenix Rising
F - Fever Swamp - The Werewolf of Fever Swamp
G - Gelleth - Prince of Thorns
H - Helwater - The Scottish Prisoner
I - Italy - Blameless
J - Jackson - The Help
K - KwaZulu Natal - Spud: Exit, Pursued by a Bear
L - London - Dodger
M - Madrid - The Fencing Master
N - New Jersey(Trenton) - Three to Get Deadly
O - Osterfjord - Epic
P - Paris - Scarlet
Q - Quindicott - The Ghost and Mrs. McClure
R - Reading - The Fourth Bear
S - San Fransico - The Enchantress
T - Transylvania - Agatha H and the Airship City
U - Underworld - Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods
V - Virginia - The Darkest Minds
W - Washington - Along Came a Spider
Y - Yorkshire - Before The Poison
Z - Zambonia - Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures NOT FINISHED


message 7: by Liezel (last edited Jun 07, 2013 07:52AM) (new)

Liezel (liezkl) | 736 comments A -
B - Bath Persuasion
C -
D -
E - England The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
F -
G - Gatlin Beautiful Creatures
H -
I - Indiana The Fault in Our Stars
J -
K - Kwa-Zulu Natal Spud Exit Pursued by a Bear
L - Long Island Battle of the Labyrinth
M - Mississippi Whistling Past the Graveyard
N - New York City of Lost Souls
O -
P - Pittsburgh The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Q -
R -
S -
T - Texas - Hopeless
U - Un Lundun Un Lun Dun
V - Virginia - The Darkest Minds
W - Watonka - Bittersweet
X -
Y -
Z -


message 8: by [deleted user] (last edited Jun 19, 2013 04:46AM) (new)

Lets see how much I can complete this year

A
B
C - Charlotte (The Hornets Nest)
D - Durban (Bloedsusters)
E
F
G
H
I
J - Johannesburg (Killing Kebble)
K
L - Lusaka (Proteus)
M
N - New York (Petals on the Wind)
O
P - Paradise Pennsylvania (Plain truth)
Q
R
S - The Shire (The Hobbit)
T
U - United Kingdom (The Thirteenth Tale)
V - Virginia (Flowers in the Attic)
W - Washington DC (a Deeper Darkness)
X
Y
Z

Total: 10/26


message 9: by Carolien (last edited Aug 24, 2013 11:14PM) (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2263 comments Mod
A - Antarctica, Captain Scott
B - Boston, Francona: The Red Sox Years
C- Cambridge, An Unsuitable Job For A Woman
D - Dartmoor, Etiquette & Espionage
E - Egypt,To War with Whitaker: The Wartime Diaries of the Countess of Ranfurly, 1939-1945
F - Franschhoek,Franschhoek Memoirs: Life In The French Valley
G - Guiana,Three Singles To Adventure
H - Herculaneum,Pompeii
I - Israel, The Kill Artist
J - Johannesburg, Rivonia's Children
K - Kingsbury, Howl's Moving Castle
L - Lafferton,The Risk of Darkness
M - Monk's Piece, The Woman in Black
N - Nideck Point, The Wolf Gift
O - Oxterley, Honey for Tea
P - Palermo, Escapade
Q - Qolorha-by-Sea, The Heart of Redness
R - Rome,Vendetta
S - Saltee Islands, Airman
T - Trenton, New Jersey, One For The Money
U - Underhill, The Benevent Treasure
V - Venice, Drawing Conclusions
W - Westbourne, A Change For The Better
Y - The Yemen, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Z - Zurich, Fatherland

25/25


message 10: by Jax (last edited Dec 05, 2013 02:41AM) (new)

Jax | 899 comments Mod
A - Arizona (The Iron Druid Chronicles Bundle: Hounded, Hexed, Hammered)
B - Bon Tempe (Dead Ever After)
C - Chicago (Blood Rites)
D - Damnation (The Damnation Affair) / Denver (Affliction)
E - Egypt (The Grimoire of the Lamb)
F - Freesia (Wicked as She Wants)
G - Gatlin(Beautiful Creatures)
H - Hebrides (Kilts & Kraken)
I
J
K - Kelsingra (Blood of Dragons)
L - Londinium (The Iron Wyrm Affair)
M - Morocco (Bitten in Two)
N - New York (Eternal Seduction)
O -
P - Paradise City (Out for Blood)
Q
R
S - Santa Luz (Angel Town)
T - Tir Na Nog (Trapped)
U
V - Venice (The Fallen Blade)
W - West March (Cast in Sorrow)
Y
Z

18/25


message 11: by Henri (last edited Jun 18, 2013 04:55AM) (new)

Henri | 122 comments My Progress: 5/25


A:
B:
C: Calla Bryn Sturgis: Wolves of the Calla
D:
E:
F: France: Lenobia's Vow
G:
H:
I:
J:
K
L: London: Golden Fox
M:
N:
O:
P:
Q:
R:
S: South Africa: Rage
T: Tree: The Wind Through the Keyhole Tulsa: Hidden


message 12: by Barbara (new)

Barbara | 4434 comments Mod
I just found my R location and I am done. Who knew that R was to be the hardest letter of them all. Even the X was easier.


message 13: by Varla Fiona (new)

Varla Fiona (dory_42) | 1332 comments Mod
Well done!


message 14: by Carolien (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2263 comments Mod
Congrats!


message 15: by Claudia (new)

Claudia (claudiavstoomanybooks) | 1779 comments Congrats!


message 16: by Barbara (new)

Barbara | 4434 comments Mod
Thanks!


message 17: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jevine) | 770 comments 9/25

A -
B - Botswana (Game for Anything)
C - Callahan's Crossing, Texas (Emily's Chance)
D -
E - Egypt (Timeless)
F -
G -
H -
I - Italy (Blameless)
J - Justice, Illinois (Before I Wake)
K -
L - London (The BFG)
M -
N - Narnia (The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe)
O -
P -
Q -
R - Rhode Island (Maid for Love)
S - Shire (The Hobbit)
T -
U -
V -
W -Washington (The Analog Bullet)
X -
Y -
Z -


message 18: by Varla Fiona (new)

Varla Fiona (dory_42) | 1332 comments Mod
Finished


message 19: by Carolien (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2263 comments Mod
Well done!


message 20: by Carolien (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2263 comments Mod
Done.


message 21: by Varla Fiona (new)

Varla Fiona (dory_42) | 1332 comments Mod
Yay! Congrats


message 22: by Carolien (new)

Carolien (carolien_s) | 2263 comments Mod
Thanks! Studies and work are taking up reading time, so its nice to finish something.


message 23: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer (jevine) | 770 comments Congrats on finishing


message 24: by Barbara (new)

Barbara | 4434 comments Mod
Congrats!


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