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Anne Hawn Smith (hawnsmith) | 138 comments 2018: Goal 210
2017: Goal 180 - read 235
2016: Goal 150 - read 160
2015: Goal 250 - read 242
2014: Goal 220 - read 225
2013: Goal 160 - read 153
2012: Goal 160 - read 160
2011: Goal 150 - read 98 (Wonder what happened that year???)


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Susy (susysstories) Anne Hawn wrote: "2018: Goal 210
2017: Goal 180 - read 235
2016: Goal 150 - read 160
2015: Goal 250 - read 242
2014: Goal 220 - read 225
2013: Goal 160 - read 153
2012: Goal 160 - read 160
2011: Goal 150 - read 98 (..."


Wow, you certainly do read a lot!!
Nice idea to start the year with a summary of the previous years. I'll borrow this idea from you if you don't mind.

Good luck with your new goal & happy reading!!


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Anne Hawn Smith (hawnsmith) | 138 comments Thanks! I got the idea from someone else and modified it. You are welcome to it.


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Anne Hawn Smith (hawnsmith) | 138 comments Message 15: by Anne Hawn Jan 01, 2018 05:10AM

Anne Hawn Smith (hawnsmith) | 1 comments Anne's 2018 PopSugar Reading Challenge
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• A book made into a movie you’ve already seen
• True Crime Shocking True Story Gregg Olsen
• The next book in a series you started Glass Houses Louise Penny
• A book involving a heist
• Nordic noir
• A novel based on a real person The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy Jean Kennedy Smith
• A book set in a country that fascinates you
• A book with a time of day in the title
• A book about a villain or antihero
• A book about death or grief Robin Williams: When the Laughter Stops 1951 - 2014 Emily Herbert
• A book with your favorite color in the title
• A book with alliteration in the title
• A book about time travel
• A book with a weather element in the title
• A book set at sea
• A book with an animal in the title
• A book set on a different planet
• A book with song lyrics in the title
• A book about or set on Halloween
• A book with characters who are twins
• A book with a female author who uses a male pseudonym
• A book with a LBGTQ+ protagonist
• A book that is also a stage play or musical
• A book by an author with a different ethnicity than you No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington Condoleezza Rice
• A book about feminism
• A book about mental health
• A book you borrowed or was given to you as a gift
• A book by two authors
• A book about or involving a sport
• A book by a local author Promise Minrose Gwin
• A book mentioned in another book
• A book from a celebrity book club
• A childhood classic you’ve never read
• A book published in 2018
• A past Goodreads Choice winner
• A book set in the decade you were born
• A book you meant to read in 2017 but you didn’t get to -
• A book with an ugly cover
• A book that involves a bookstore or a library
• Your favorite prompt from the 2015/2016/2017 PopSugar Challenge

Advanced Tasks
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• A bestseller from the year you graduated high school
• A cyberpunk book
• A book that was being read by a stranger in a public place
• A book tied to your ancestry
• A book with a fruit or a vegetable in the title
• An allegory
• A book with an author with the same first or last name as you The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy Jean Kennedy Smith
• A microhistory
• A book about a problem facing society today
• A book recommended by someone else taking the PopSugar challenge


message 6: by Anne Hawn (new)

Anne Hawn Smith (hawnsmith) | 138 comments Serial Reader - 2017 - 2018

I will finish 6 series this year

Agatha Raisin
Hamish Macbeth
Isabelle Dalhousie
Sunday Philosopher Club
Pendergast


1. William Monk - 17/23 To read: 6
Dark Assassin Anne Perry
Blind Justice Anne Perry
Blood on the WaterAnne Perry
Corridors of the Night Anne Perry
Revenge in a Cold River Anne Perry
An Echo of Murder Anne Perry

2. Pendergast - 13/18 To read: 5


3. Isabel Dalhousie series 6/11 (to read: 7 Northumberland

1. The Right Attitude to Rain Alexander McCall Smith Northumberland
2. Friends, Lovers, Chocolate Alexander McCall Smith
3. The Careful Use of Compliments Alexander McCall Smith Northumberland
4. The Perils of Morning Coffee Alexander McCall Smith
5. Sweet, Thoughtful Valentine Alexander McCall Smith
6. The Comforts of a Muddy Saturday
Alexander McCall Smith Northumberland
7. The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds Alexander McCall Smith
8. The Lost Art of Gratitude Alexander McCall Smith Northumberland
9. The Novel Habits of Happiness Alexander McCall Smith
10. The Charming Quirks of Others Alexander McCall Smith
11. At the Reunion Buffet Alexander McCall Smith
12. The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds Alexander McCall Smith
13. The Forgotten Affairs Of Youth Alexander McCall Smith
14. A Distant View of Everything Alexander McCall Smith

4. No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 15/16 To read: 1
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party Alexander McCall Smith
Keep up to date:
1. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache 12/13 To read: 1

2. 44 Scotland Street - 10/11 To read: 1


Start new series
1. Portuguese Irregular Verbs 0/4 (less)
Portuguese Irregular Verbs Alexander McCall Smith
The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs Alexander McCall Smith
At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances Alexander McCall Smith
Unusual Uses for Olive Oil Alexander McCall Smith
2. Leo Demidov 2/3 To read: 1 Start to finish
Agent 6 Tom Rob Smith
3. Relatively Dead Mysteries 2/5 To read: 3
Defending the Dead Sheila Connolly
Watch for the Dead Sheila Connolly
Search for the Dead Sheila Connolly
✅4. The Cottage Tales of Beatrix series 8/8
Start to finish
The Tale of Hill Top Farm Susan Wittig lbert
The Tale of Holly How Susan Wittig Albert
The Tale of Cuckoo Brow Wood Susan Wittig Albert
The Tale of Hawthorn House Susan Wittig Albert
The Tale of Briar Bank Susan Wittig Albert
The Tale of Applebeck Orchard Susan Albert
The Tale of Oat Cake Crag Susan Wittig Albert
The Tale of Castle Cottage Susan Wittig Albert


✅1. Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell #11
✅ 2. Agatha Raisin and the day that the Floods Came #12
✅3. Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House #14
4. The Deadly Dance #15
✅5. The Perfect Paragon #16
✅6. A Spoonful of Poison # 19
7. Agatha Raison and Busy Body #21
8. Pushing up Daisies #27
9. Agatha Raisin and the Witches Tree #28
✅10. The Vicious Vet #2

✅Love, Lies and Liquor #17
There Goes the Bride #20
Hiss and Hers #23
✅Something Borrowed, Someone Dead #24
The Blood of an Englishman #25
Dishing the Dirt #26

Hamish Macbeth 32/32 Finished
32 in series
To read: 3/3
Death of a Dreamer M.C. Beaton
✅Death of Yesterday #28
✅Death of a Liar #30

Total in series 168
To Read 44


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