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message 2: by Janice, Moderator (last edited Dec 31, 2016 07:48AM) (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Audiobooks - owned and listed in reading order.

✔ - The Blade Itself (reread)
✔ - The Wicked Girls
✔ - The Lost Wife
✔ - The Orenda
✔ - Before They Are Hanged
✔ - Last Argument of Kings
♦ - The Fairy Godmother
✔ - Fated
✔ - Bloody Jack: Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy
✔ - Nevermore - Novel of Love, Loss, & Edgar Allan Poe
♦ - Neverland
♦ - Canticle
✔ - Daughter of the Forest
✔- Everything I Never Told You
✔- The Vanishing
✔ -Night Film
✔ - They Thirst
✔ - The Exorcist
♦ - Between Two Fires
✔ - Murder as a Fine Art
✔ - We Have Always Lived in the Castle
✔ - Lord John and the Private Matter
✔ - Dance of Death
✔ - The Black Country
✔- Blue Moon Rising
✔- Thief's Magic
✔- Hollow World
✔ - A Christmas Carol
✔ - An Inquiry Into Love and Death
♦ - The Hollow Ground
✔ - The Hobbit
✔ - Cold City
☛ -Steelheart
✔ - Rapture in Death
Ceremony in Death
Vengeance in Death
Holiday in Death
Conspiracy in Death
Circle of Reign
Hard Magic
Murder on the Orient Elite
✔ - The Book of the Dead
Deadly Night
The Good House
✔ - The Bird Eater
The Devil's Workshop
A Better World
The Wretched of Muirwood
The Blight of Muirwood
The Scourge of Muirwood
Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady
To Say Nothing of the Dog (Read Doomsday Book first)
✔ - The Girl with All the Gifts
At the Sign of the Crow and Moon
A Crucible of Souls
Pretty When She Dies
Beautiful Creatures
✔ - Jurassic Park
✔ - Dodger
✔ - Monster Hunter International
Stone of Tymora: Forgotten Realms
Professional Integrity
My Sister's Grave
♦ - Lord of the Flies
Lock In
✔ - Lolita
✔ - A Man Called Ove
Blood Work
The Prince of Tides
✔ - March
Thornwood House
The Magician's Lie
✔ - His Majesty's Dragon
Blood Song
Anno Dracula
A Darker Shade of Magic
✔ - Red Queen
Dreamer's Pool
✔ - Throne of Glass
Born with Teeth
The Girl in 6E
The Secret Keeper
Sandman Slim
Lover Eternal
The Element of Fire
Locke & Key Slipcase Set
Blood Destiny
Trail of Broken Wings
Shadow and Bone
Son of the Shadows
✔ - Eaters of the Dead
The Chimes
✔ - The Death of Dulgath
✔ - Throne of Jade
✔ - The Killer Next Door
One Kick

message 3: by Janice, Moderator (last edited Dec 31, 2016 07:47AM) (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Print Books:

✔ - Four Past Midnight
♦ - Shantaram
✔ - The Forever Queen
♦ - Again Calls the Owl
✔ - Honolulu
✔ - Patron Saint of Liars
♦ - House of Leaves
✔ - The Lincoln Lawyer
♦ - The Covenant
♦ - Half Broke Horses
♦ - Space
At the Crossing Places
The Wolf's Hour
A Metis Traveler on the Red Road
Great Expectations
Circle of Bones
Fire And Ice
Cemetery Dance
The Talisman
The Wheel of Darkness
Ape House
The Golden Goblet
The Elfstones Of Shannara
The Golden Unicorn
Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand: A Novel of Adam and Eve
Antony and Cleopatra
Cannery Row
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
✔ - The Bone Garden
Rising Sun
Possessing the Secret of Joy
The Ghost Brush aka The Printmaker's Daughter
I Am the Chosen King
Hawk of May
Mutant Message Down Under
The Book of Salt
Home From The Vinyl Cafe: A Year Of Stories
The Amateur Marriage
Rules for Virgins
We, the Drowned
Blackbird: A Childhood Lost and Found
Death in August
The Hungering Saga Complete
Blackberry Winter
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Two Graves
Bone River
What the Body Remembers
Too Many Murders
The Emperor's Edge
The Forgotten Ones
Flame Moon
✔ - Still Life With Murder
Death Is a Lonely Business
The Lost Girl
The Blood Gospel
The Gingerbread Man
Doll of Dawson
The Embroidered Corpse
Letters from the Looney Bin
The Hiding Place
The Chalice and the Blade
The Little Russian
Moll Flanders
The Casual Vacancy
Death Comes to Pemberley
The Thief
The WishKeeper
The Child Thief
Cobweb Bride
Angel Walk
The Knife of Never Letting Go
Russian Winter
✔ - The Dead Zone
The Summoning
The Cutting Season
Blood Rites
Dead Beat
A Quest of Heroes
Song of the River
The House Girl
The Danger
The Third Gate
The Tourist
✔ - The Coroner's Lunch
My Mother Was Nuts
False Impression
Tooth and Nail
Small World
The Emperor's Knife
The Boy in the Suitcase
Stolen Songbird
A Secret Woman: A Novel
Clan Rathskeller
A Test of Mettle
A Reign of Steel
The Sekhmet Bed
Reincarnation of the Black Rose: The Witch Narratives #1
Ghost Song
Spring Tide
The Red Garden
Songs of Love and Death: All-Original Tales of Star-Crossed Love
A Land Of Fire
The Good Knight
Never Buried
The Color of Heaven
✔ - The Gift of Rain
Jane Was Here
The Priest of Blood
A Rule of Queens
Four Novels – Where Angels Fear to Tread, The Longest Journey, A Room with a View, Howards End
♦ - The Bloodletter's Daughter
This Doesn't Happen In The Movies
Night of Knives
✔ - The Cure of Souls
The Lamp of the Wicked
The Forever King
Far Horizons
Shepherd's Quest
The Dry Grass of August
Thief of Hope
Those Who Save Us
Sand Omnibus
V is for Vengeance
Isle of Woman
The Ice Princess
The Preacher
The Stonecutter
Dark Fire
Blood Orchids
The Demonologist
✔ - A Morbid Taste for Bones

message 4: by Janice, Moderator (last edited Dec 24, 2016 06:30PM) (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Print Books - part two

The Fellowship of the Ring
The Two Towers
The Return of the King
People of the Thunder
✔ - The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Children's Hour
A Storm of Swords
A Feast for Crows
A Dance with Dragons
A March of Kings
Written in Red
SongHealer: from Marion Zimmer Bradley's Sword and Sorceress XI
People of the Masks
Red Country
The Monk
The Last Quarrel: Episode 1
Rise of the Dragons
Henna House
Club Shadowlands
Blood Oath: Janna Chronicles 1
The Moonstone
Let Me Whisper In Your Ear
A Death In Vienna
The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
Dangerous Beauty - Life and Death in Africa: True Stories From a Safari Guide
A Fate of Dragons
Breath of Destiny
✔ - Love the Way You Lie
Nightmare House
A Cry of Honor
The Black Prism
A Vow of Glory
The Island of Eternal Love
The Legacy of the Key
The Black Isle
Days of Blood & Starlight
Dreams of Gods & Monsters
✔ - Once Burned
✔ - Twice Tempted
✔ - Bound by Flames
A Rite of Swords
The Taker
✔ - Where Darkness Lies
✔ - Seven Years to Sin
Bone Gap
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void
✔ - Hot Ink
Ghouls Rush In
One for the Money
The Sorcerer's House
Wicked as They Come
♦ - Their Eyes Were Watching God
The Spider and the Stone
The Cove
You Are Mine
The Queen of the Tearling
The Invasion of the Tearling
Morrigan's Cross
✔ - Brighter Than the Sun
Thirty-Three Teeth
Tails of Wonder and Imagination
Tooth and Claw
Carrion Comfort
The Werewolf of Bamberg
The Paradise War
✔ - Church of Marvels
Silent in the Grave
The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
Ancillary Justice
This Dark Road to Mercy
✔ - The Silence of the Lambs

message 5: by Almeta (last edited Dec 09, 2015 04:04AM) (new)

Almeta (menfrommarrs) | 10009 comments That looks like a year's worth of "home alone" right there!☻

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Lisa (lisathebooklover) | 9244 comments That is a lot of books Janice!

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Peggy (pebbles84) | 14593 comments I can see you won't feel bored in 2016 Janice!

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments There's roughly 300 books on that list. Considering I read 125 this year, I doubt I'll be crossing too many off in 2016, and will likely add more.

I look at it as a retirement plan. I won't have to buy more books, and will have lots to do. I say that half in jest.

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Peggy (pebbles84) | 14593 comments You know you will be buying more books despite all the ones you already own, don't you? ;-)

message 10: by Janice, Moderator (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Of course. :) I'm addicted.

message 11: by Cherie (last edited Dec 09, 2015 08:53PM) (new)

Cherie (crobins0) | 19580 comments OMG! How many hours did it take you to post all of the links, let alone compile the list? Are your print books posted in reading order? You haven't read any of them (like the Lord of the Ring books? LOTS of 1st in Series there... I am not counting my list!

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments I copied and pasted them from my 2015 lists which I kept up to date with new additions, so it didn't take me long at all. It was a different matter last year at this time.

I intend on reading them in the order they are listed, though the various challenges and group reads will likely bump some up to the top of the list before their time.

I read TLoTR's years ago when I was a young adult, but I just bought them in a boxed set and want to read them again.

Yes, lots of firsts in a series. *sigh*

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Lilisa | 2383 comments Goodness, looks like you've got your year cut out for you. Do you shelve your print books all in one area or scattered about your place?

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Most of my "print books" are ebooks. I have a couple of overflowing bookshelves to house my paperbacks and hardcovers.

message 15: by Janice, Moderator (last edited Jan 01, 2017 08:49AM) (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments New Audiobooks added in 2016

World After
End of Days
Follow You Home
✔ - Nefertiti's Heart
✔- A Symphony of Echoes
The Border
Assassin's Apprentice
✔ - Staked
The Sword of Shannara
✔ - Leviathan Wakes
The Last Kingdom
River of Darkness
Who Fears Death
✔ - Stars Above
Succubus Blues
The Lake House
The Kind Worth Killing
Son of the Black Sword
The King
The Vampire's Mail Order Bride
✔ - The Turn of the Screw
✔ - Under the Dome
Lover Enshrined
Wizard's First Rule
No One Knows
What Angels Fear
The Emperor's Blades
The Book of Obeah
✔ - Bloodsucking Fiends
The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story
Jane Eyre
✔ - Playing with Fire
Lover Avenged
✔ - The Library at Mount Char
✔ - Age of Myth
Pride and Prejudice
The Sin Eater’s Daughter
The Colony
✔ - The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires
✔ - The Fireman
✔ - The Devil You Know
Egg & Spoon
Child of the Prophecy
✔ - Freedom of the Mask
✔ - The Sky Is Everywhere
✔ - End of Watch
✔ - Anna and the Swallow Man
The Faithful
Doomsday Book
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Lover Mine
The Curse of Jacob Tracy
The Girl In The Ice
Fat Angie
✔ - On the Jellicoe Road
The Anubis Gates
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Lover Unleashed
✔ - Epitaph
Lover Reborn
✔ - The Book of Human Skin
Tesser: A Dragon Among Us
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
The Fold
Mao's Last Dancer
The Dispatcher
The Android's Dream
Whistling Past the Graveyard
Strangers on a Train
✔ - The Lightkeepers
Ghost Gifts
What She Left Behind
Mists of Avalon (Compilation), The
✔ - The Trespasser
The Black Echo
The Black Ice
Alien: Out of the Shadows
Lost Among the Living
☛ - The Obsession
✔ - Big Little Lies
Ink and Bone
Snow Crash
The Palace Job
Invisible Man
The Last Anniversary
Caliban's War
The Fifth Season
Truly Madly Guilty
Best Served Cold
A Monster Calls


The Book of the Unnamed Midwife

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments New Print books added in 2016

✔ - Happily Never After (novella)
No One Here Gets Out Alive
The General's Daughter
✔ - The Dirt on Ninth Grave
Pleasure Unbound
The Lost World
✔ - Unsaid
The Complete Sherlock Holmes
The Smuggler's Gambit
Dead Man's Hand
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
✔ -Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Blood on Snow
✔ - The Passage
✔ - The Twelve
The Hypnotist
The Egyptian
The Diabolist
The Shadow Cartel
Heaven In His Arms
Any Witch Way You Can
Every Witch Way But Wicked
Whiskey Rebellion
Promise of Blood
Moon Bayou
Whiskey Sour
♦ - The Daughter of Time
The Cuckoo's Calling
The Silkworm
The Child Garden
Mind of the Phoenix
In the Blood
To the Grave
The Last Queen of England
The Lost Empress
Within These Walls
I Shall Be Near to You
The Blessing Way
Coyote Waits
A Certain Slant of Light
✔ - Harold and Maude
✔ - Hatshepsut's Collar
✔ - The City of Mirrors
✔ - The Rainbow and the Rose
✔ - Lost in Translation
✔ - The Illegal
Skeleton's Key
Every Heart a Doorway
Somebody tell Aunt Tillie She's Dead
Children of Earth and Sky
The Night Sister
✔ - The Curse of Tenth Grave
Roses and Rot
Inspector of the Dead
Hide and Seek
Perdido Street Station
The Rosie Project
Pretty Girls
The Rook
✔ - Different Seasons
The Wind Through the Keyhole
Suicide Forest
Midnight Sun
Short Stories from Hogwarts of Heroism, Hardship and Dangerous Hobbies
The Vagrant
Blood and Bone
The Book of Kells
Sage's Eyes
Slave to Sensation
✔ - February
✔ - No Way to Run: A Mother and Son Story of Surviving Abuse
In the Dark
The Obsidian Chamber
Behind Closed Doors
The Long Hard Road Out of Hell
Clean Sweep
Deer Season
The Medium
✔ - Unbroken
The Queen's Poisoner
The Thief's Daughter
The King's Traitor
Take Me with You
My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises
To Build a Ship
The Love Killers
Whispers and the Roars
Winterbay Abbey: A Ghost Story
Trouble in Mudbug
The Demon of Darkling Reach
The Little Paris Bookshop
The Bird and the Sword

Book of the Night

message 17: by Janice, Moderator (last edited Dec 02, 2016 08:56PM) (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments I'm caught in series hell - Series on the go.

Artifact Hunters - 2/4 read
✔ - Bill Hodges Trilogy - 3/3 read, completed July 29, 2016
Black Dagger Brotherhood - 4/13 read
Bloody Jack - 1/12 read
The Broken Empire - 1/3 read
Burton & Swinburne - 1/5 read
Chet and Bernie Mystery - 1/8
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache - 1/10 read
Chronicles of Brother Cadfael - 2/20 read
The Chronicles of St Mary's - 2/7 read
Daughter of Smoke & Bone - 1/3 read
Department Q - 2/6 read
Dominic Grey - 1/4 read
Dortmunder - 1/15 read
Dr. Siri Paiboun - 1/10 read
The Dresden Files - 5/15 read
The Expanse - 1/6 read
✔ - The First Law Trilogy - 3/3 read, complete Mar 18, 2016
Hannibal Lecter - 2/4 read
✔ - Harry Potter Reread! 7/7 read, completed July 31, 2016
In Death - 4/41 read
Infernal Devices - 1/3 read
✔ - Kate Daniels - 8/8 read Completed Mar 7, 2016
Legends of the First Empire - 1/6 read
Lord John Grey - 1/3 read
A Love Story - 1/3
The Magicians - 1/3
Merrily Watkins - 4/12 read
Mercy Thompson - 1/8 read
Millennium's Rule- 1/3 read
Mistress of the Art of Death - 2/4 read
Nell Sweeny Mysteries - 1/6 read
New Species 4/13 read
Newsflesh - 1/3 read
✔ - Night Huntress - 7/7 read
✔ - Night Prince - 3/3 read
✔ - The Passage - 3/3 read, completed June 15, 2016
Pendergast - 7/16 read
Scotland Yard's Murder Squad - 2/5 read
✔ - S.E.C.R.E.T. - 3/3 read
Sevenwaters - 1/6 read
A Song of Ice and Fire - 2/5 read
Temeraire - 2/9 read
Tiki Goddess Mystery - 2/4 read
Thomas De Quincey - 1/3 read
Thora Gudmundsdottir - 1/6 read
Vlad Taltos - 1/14 read

message 18: by Janice, Moderator (last edited Oct 25, 2016 08:06AM) (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Caught in Series Hell - Books Owned but not started:

Adam Fletcher - 0/2
Anno Dracula - 0/4 read
Blood Curse - 0/8 read
Blood on Snow - 0/2 read
Blud - 0/4 read
Caster Chronicles - 0/4 read
The Chalice Trilogy - 0/3 read
Circle Trilogy 0/3 read
The Danaan Trilogy - 0/3 read
A Darker Shade of Magic - 0/3 read
Down The Long Wind - 0/4 read
The Expanse - 0/6 read
The Faithful and the Fallen - 0/4 read
Fever - 0/7 read
Flynn Brothers - 0/3 read
Fredrika Bergman and Alex Recht - 0/5 read
Georgina Kincaid - 0/6 read
The Grisha - 0/3
Harrow House - 0/4 read
The Hungering Saga - 0/3 read
Inked in the Steel City - 0/8 read
Imperial Radch - 0/3 read (view spoiler)
The Janna Mysteries - 0/6 read
John Madden - 0/4
Joona Linna - 0/5 read
Lady Julia Grey - 0/5 read
Legends of Muirwood - 0/3 read
Legends of the Duskwalker - 0/3 read
Lei Crime - 0/9 read
Liam Campbell - 0/5 read
Lightbringer - 0/4
Matthew Shardlake - 0/6 read
Mickey Haller - 0/5 read
Mine - 0/4 read
The Others - 0/3 read
The Original Shannara Trilogy - 0/3 read
Paskagankee - 0/3 read
Penryn the End of Days - 0/3
The Queen of the Tearling - 0/3 read
Raven's Shadow - 0/3 read
Repairman Jack The Early Years - 0/3 read
Sandman Slim- 0/7 read
The Saxon Stories - 0/9 read
Servants of Fate - 0/3 read
The Song of Albion - 0/3 read
Stephanie Plum - 0/22 read
The Taker Trilogy - 0/3 read
Tracy Crosswhite - 0/3 read
Legends of the Duskwalker - 0/3 read

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments I finished Monster Hunter International, which is book 1 in the Monster Hunter International series. I didn't enjoy it enough to continue the series, so I've taken it off my list.

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Peggy (pebbles84) | 14593 comments That is a lot of series Janice!

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments And I've just started a couple more that aren't on those lists. At least I don't think they are: Jurassic Park and Red Dragon. There's no hope.

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Cherie (crobins0) | 19580 comments Yeah, JP is on your audio book list. I see you marked it as reading. I just started. I got to the newborn baby and decided I need to go to sleep.

I noticed that you have Dodger by Terry P on that list. I have it in print. Looking forward to it.

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments You're right Jurassic Park is on my lists. I was confusing myself with Harry Potter. I had just finished listening to the library's audiobook so it wasn't on my list.

I have read 6 books in January and 3 of them were library books. I'll have a hard time crossing books off my owned lists at this rate.

It will be a while before I get to Dodger. This will be my 3rd Pratchett and I didn't care for the first 2. Hopefully 3's the charm.

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Cherie (crobins0) | 19580 comments Pratchett definitely requires a suspension of beliefs for most people (and Discworld especially). He can be slow and unfunny when you are looking for humor and action, but when all of the planets align and he is great. I have my fingers crossed for Dodger!

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments I want to like him which is why I keep trying.

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Cherie (crobins0) | 19580 comments I thought his Long Earth series was an interesting concept. He co-wrote them and the co-writer is continuing, since TP passed away. There were parts that were very cool, but felt bogged down in many places to me. There is an AI and a human genetic shift occurring in the story line too. I believe aliens are going to show up in the next one. I have it on hand, but not sure when I will get to it.

I am over extended again. I've started so many books...

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Sounds interesting, Cherie. I'll check it out.

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments February Toppler Planning:


Unsaid - 353 pgs (treatment of animals)
Their Eyes Were Watching God - 256 pgs (arranged marriage)
Possessing the Secret of Joy - 304 pgs (female genital mutilation)
Henna House - 320 pgs - HF of Yemen


Lolita - 11:32 hrs (sexual obsession - child endangerment)
Lord of the Flies - 6:35 hrs (social behaviour)
The Girl in 6E- 8:06 hrs (sexual obsession)

***** On wishlist

Voodoo Dreams: A Novel of Marie Laveau - 436 pgs
The Monster of Florence - 322 pgs
Searching for Tamsen Donner - 328 pgs
Impatient with Desire - 256 pgs (Tamsen Donner)
The Lynching of Louie Sam - 288 pgs
The Hanging of Angelique: The Untold Story of Canadian Slavery and the Burning of Old Montreal - 360 pgs
January First: A Child's Descent into Madness and Her Father's Struggle to Save Her - 304 pgs

message 31: by Janice, Moderator (last edited Feb 24, 2016 09:43AM) (new)

Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments March 2016 Challenge - Associations

I received the word "paradise", and thought of:



► - Under Heaven
- The Color of Heaven


- The Island of Eternal Love

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Just marking my place in the old buddy read for The Passage.

Msg 78

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments Possibilities for April 2016 toppler:

Bloodsucking Fiends - audible, 9:22 hours

Choc Brown Cover:
Whiskey Sour - ebook, 292 pgs
Whiskey Sour (Jack Daniels Mystery, #1) by J.A. Konrath

Grievously Wounded/Fatality:
A Morbid Taste for Bones - ebook, 197 pgs
The Daughter of Time - ebook, 206 pgs (geocache)
Eaters of the Dead- audiobook, 5:18 hours

Animal (real/mythical):


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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments April 2016 Challenge - Tribute:

P. Phoenix - Phoenix Rising, library

A. Artist
R. Racing (Stock cars, loved Daytona 500) - The Art of Racing in the Rain

P. Physician (her father) - The Coroner's Lunch
R. Rider (horses) - Riders

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments June 2016 Toppler:

Harper Lee: Classic
- The Mystery of Edwin Drood, 10:32 hrs (audiobook)
- Pride and Prejudice, 11:35 hrs (audiobook)

Ronnie Corbett: Humour
► - The Care and Feeding of Stray Vampires, 8:55 hrs (audiobook)
- Whiskey Sour, 217 pgs (ebook)

Umberto Eco: Set in Middle Ages (5-15 century)
► - A Morbid Taste for Bones, 197 pgs (ebook)

Pat Conroy: Book to Movie
► - Eaters of the Dead, 5:18 hrs (audiobook)

David Bowie: China Girl - set in China
- Lost in Translation, 384 pgs (ebook)

David Bowie: Space Oddity - SciFi
- Lock In, 11:00 hrs (audiobook)

David Bowie: Modern Love - Contemporary Romance
- The Sky Is Everywhere, 7:14 hrs (audiobook)

Alan Rickman Fantasy
- The Vampire's Mail Order Bride, 8:47 hrs (audiobook)
- Moon Bayou, 198 pgs (ebook)
- Every Heart a Doorway, 173 pgs (ebook)

Mohammad Ali: Conscientious Objector - Character dealing with war
► - Anna and the Swallow Man, 6:30 hrs (audiobook)
► - March, 240 pgs (audiobook)

Mohammad Ali: Character dealing with life threat disease
- The Forgotten Ones, 197 pgs (ebook)

Zaha Hadid: Written by bestselling female author
Stars Above, Marissa Meyer, 9:58 hrs (audiobook)

Keith Emerson: Musician main character
- Playing with Fire. 6:56 hrs (audiobook)

Pat Harrington/Ken Howard: Cozy Mystery
- Whiskey Rebellion, 267 pgs (ebook)

Glenn Frey: Best of my Love - Romance
- Morrigan's Cross, 352 pgs (ebook)

Glenn Frey: Hotel California - Horror
- The Bird Eater, 9:23 hrs (audiobook)

Prince: Little Corvette - Mode of Transport on cover
- Doll of Dawson, 233 pgs (ebook)

Prince: I Wanna Be Your Lover - Romance/Erotica
- Love the Way You Lie, 246 pgs (ebook)
► - Justice, 222 pgs (ebook)

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments While I was setting up my office, I was going through some old things that had been stuffed away. I found a wish list I had made around 1996. It's a LOT shorter than my wish list shelf here on Goodreads.

Just for fits and giggles, here it is:

*The Daughter of Time
Energy And Personal Power
The Seven Mysteries of Life: An Exploration of Science and Philosophy
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas
Trail of the Spanish Bit
Journey of Souls: Case Studies of Life Between Lives
Deryni Rising
Would You Believe?
Women's Psychic Lives
**Lucifer's Hammer
The Dance of Anger: A Woman's Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships
The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth

* started to read just last month, but dnf.
** read a long time ago.

Most of these are not on my goodreads wishlist. I may have to add some of them back in.

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Sarah | 18116 comments Wow! I'm pleased I didn't have a wishlist back in 1996.

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments August challenge possibilities-

Devil in Disguise
- The Devil You Know (audiobook)

Don't Cry Daddy
- Don't Breathe a Word (wishlist)
- Cry to Heaven (wishlist)

Are You Lonely Tonight
Death Is a Lonely Business (ebook)

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments August Toppler Possibilities: Baseball theme

The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
- 256 pgs (paperback)
The Children's Home - 210 pgs (wishlist, library)

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments October Challenge Possibilities: Criss Cross

Science Fiction -
Steelheart (audiobook)

Horror -
Houdini Heart (wishlist)

Fantasy -
A Storm of Swords (dtb)
The Sword of Shannara (audiobook)
The Thief (ebook)
Angelfall (audiobook)

Mystery -
The Moonstone (ebook)
Silent in the Grave (ebook)

Paranormal -
Once Burned (ebook)
Lover Eternal (audiobook)

Music -
► - The Sky Is Everywhere (audiobook)

Humour -
One for the Money (ebook)

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments October 2016 Toppler:

Read a book that was made into a movie:
► - Harold and Maude, kindle, 160 pgs
- Strangers on a Train, audiobook, 9:41

Set between 1900 and 1950:
- A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story (1941), dtb, 256 pgs
- Strangers on a Train (1950), audiobook, 9:41
► - Playing with Fire (1930), audiobook, 6:56 hrs

Read a classic:
- Pride and Prejudice, Audiobook, 11:35 hrs

Read a YA book:
- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Kindle, 259 pgs
- Bone Gap, Kindle, 373 pgs

Read a book with an animal as a main or secondary character:

Read a book with a character that is a student:
► - On the Jellicoe Road, audiobook, 8:53 hrs

Read a children's book:

Read a romance OR
Read a book with a robot, android, or some type of artificial intelligence.
► - Once Burned, Kindle, 346 pgs (romance)

Read a book with a wild animal on the cover:

Read a book with a glittery cover, or with stars or a crown on the cover:
- The Legacy of the Key, iBook, 374 pgs

Read a horror:
- Anno Dracula, audiobook, 11:53 hrs

Freebie (team can only use twice):

Read a book about a family:
► - No Way to Run: A Mother and Son Story of Surviving Abuse, dtb, 214 pgs

Read a book with a wizard, magician, or confidence man as a main character:
- Any Witch Way You Can, Kindle, 298 pgs

Read a book of short stories or a novella.

"Over the Rainbow" - Read a GLBT book

"Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead" – Read an mystery book

"Follow the Yellow Brick Road/You're Off to See the Wizard" – Read a fantasy book
► - Twice Tempted, Kindle, 360 pgs (romance)

"If I Only Had a Brain" – Read a nonfiction book

"We're Off to See the Wizard" – Read a sci fi book

"If I Only Had a Heart" – Read an erotica book

"If I Only Had the Nerve" – read a genre you rarely read

"The Merry Old Land of Oz" – Read a book that takes place before 1800

"If I Were King of the Forest" – Read a book with a person of royalty as a main or secondary character

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Janice (jamasc) | 47164 comments November 2016 Challenge ideas:

Rudy's sculpture of a brave
- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
- People of the Thunder

Dinosaur Provincial Park
- The Lost World

Brooks Aquaduct

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