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message 1: by JoAnne (last edited Aug 24, 2018 05:47AM) (new)

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Mystery Letterpress

Mystery
Duration: Three Months from your start date

You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Levels:
Level One: 3-11 books
Level Two: 12+ books

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY.

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Challenge Rules
*Please post a partial list of the challenge when you sign up.
*For each book that you read please post a link to the book, the author and the date you finished it.
*Each book may only be used for one task or letter
*To count a book towards a challenge you must read the majority of it after the start date of the challenge.
* Where more than one option is given for a task, please state which option your book relates to.
*If the task relates to the cover of your book, please post the cover AND the book link.
*All genres and formats are fine.
*Re-reads are allowed.
*No page minimum.
*Please update your original post as you go.

*When you have finished, please re-post your whole challenge as a new message and MARK AS FINISHED or you will not be considered to have completed the challenge and we will not be able to award your Hall of Fame badge

(Even if you don't hit the level you were aiming for by the deadline, please re-post your challenge anyway as you may still be eligible for a lower level badge.)

Please use the TLC STANDARD RULES when participating in this challenge.
If you are not familiar with these rules, please click on the link and read them over.


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message 3: by Claire (last edited Oct 09, 2018 12:09PM) (new)

Claire  | 285 comments FINISHED 15/20 tasks

Duration: Three Months from start date 25/7/2018
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Levels:
Level One: 3-11 books
Level Two: 12+ books

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🧐🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
Wiegelied Wiegelied (Rönning & Stilton) by Cilla Börjlind Cilla Börjlind 419 p. 20 september 2018 4 stars
Paperback 442 p.

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🧐🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
De Rode Kamer by Nicci French De Rode KamerNicci French 451 p. 30 august 2018 3 stars
Kit is a crime solver

🧐🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
An Unkindness of Ravens by Ruth Rendell An Unkindness of Ravens Ruth Rendell 355 p. 4 october 2018 3 stars
Inspector Wexford

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🧐🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
Elephants Can Remember (Hercule Poirot, #40) by Agatha Christie Elephants Can Remember Agatha Christie 299 p. 9 september 2018 3 stars
Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.

🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🧐🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series
The House on the Strand The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier 329 p. 28 september 2018 4 stars
Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🧐🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
One Step Too Far by Tina Seskis One Step Too Far Tina Seskis 400 p. 26 august 2018 2 stars
Genre: suspense

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🧐🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series
The Mermaids Singing (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan, #1) by Val McDermid The Mermaids Singing Val McDermid 464 p. 21 september 2018 4 stars
Series: The wire in the blood
🧐🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain The Postman Always Rings Twice James M. Cain 128 p. 7 september 2018 3 stars‘
Movie: the postman allways rings twice

🧐🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters
Galgenveld Galgenveld by Isa Maron Isa Maron 320 p. 5 september 2017 3 stars
Detective Maude Mertens

🧐🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams
Steenhouwer Steenhouwer by Camilla Läckberg Camilla Läckberg 463 p. 9 october 218 4 stars
The team of police bureau Falbacka
🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🧐🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The Trap The Trap by Melanie Raabe Melanie Raabe 352 p. 22 september 2018 3 stars
🧐🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
The Distant Echo The Distant Echo by Val McDermid Val McDermid 561 p. 16 september 2018 4 stars
🧐🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
Zwarte dageraad Zwarte dageraad (Rönning & Stilton Book 3) by Cilla Börjlind Cilla Börjlind 433 p. 14 september 4 stars
Series: ronning and Stilton
🧐🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.

Joyland by Stephen King Joyland Stephen King 320 p. 14 september 2018 3 stars

🧐🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.

Stille getuige Stille getuige by Tess Gerritsen Tess Gerritsen 334 p. 30 september 2018 3 stars
Starts with S


message 4: by Anne (last edited Oct 09, 2018 07:12AM) (new)

Anne | 728 comments COMPLETED 20 of 20
Since it's my favorite genre, I went for a cleared board.
7/25 through 10/08

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
Elvis, Jesus, and Coca-Cola by Kinky Friedman
COMPLETED 08/08/2018

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris
COMPLETED 08/29/2018
Lily is suspected of both the murder as well as harrassing the wife from whom her love interest is seperated.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
Zero Day by David Baldacci
COMPLETED 08/14/2018
John Puller solves the crime - a complex murder of an army officer.

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey
COMPLETED 10/5/2018
Gemma Woodstock is a police detective.

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.
The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnovitch
COMPLETED 8/4/2018

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen
COMPLETED 09/06/2018

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
COMPLETED 10/9/2018
Sam Spade (and Humphrey Bogart, the film star who portrayed him) personify this genre.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series
Lowcountry Bonfire by Susan M Boyer
COMPLETED 07/28/2018
Colleen is Liz's best friend and a ghost.

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
Cold Cold Heart by Tami Hoag
COMPLETED 07/31/2018
Thriller

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline
COMPLETED 09/29/2018
Was on the new releases shelf at the library.

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series
Her Death of Cold by Ralph McInerny
COMPLETED 08/28/2018
This is part of the Fr. Dowling series, which had a tv series called the Fr. Dowling Mysteries in the late 1980s. The program starred Tom Bosley, Tracy Nelson, and Mary Wickes. It is rerun on Hallmark Mysteries.

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film
Every Secret Thing by Laura Lippmann
COMPLETED 08/07/2018
Made into a movie in 2014

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters
Missing, Presumed By Susie Steiner
COMPLETED 08/25/2018
Detective Manon Bradshow is a female detective in London.

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams
The Trespasser by Tana French
COMPLETED 08/25/2018
Antoinette Conway and Stephen Moran are partners at the Dublin Murder Squad.

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
COMPLETED 09/05/2018
Won the Edgar for Best novel in 2017

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The Romanov Cross by Robert Masello
Completed 08/19/2018
First time I've read Robert Masello.

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
Private Princess by James Patterson
COMPLETED 09/07/2018
I love Patterson's Women's Mystery Club series, but not this one.

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
A Brisket, a Casket by Delia Rosen
COMPLETED 08/15/2018
1rst in the Jewish deli series

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
Everything She Forgot by Lisa Ballantyne
COMPLETED 10/2/2018


🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen
COMPLETED 09/23/2018


message 5: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Claire and Anne!

I'm trying to do different challenges, so I hope there is something for everyone.


message 6: by JoAnne (last edited Sep 15, 2018 05:45AM) (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Mystery
Duration: July 25, 2018-October 24, 2018
Level Two: 12+ books
20/12+


Tasks:
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".

The Black Echo Michael Connelly 7/26/18
The Perfect Couple Elin Hilderbrand 8/2/18
An Unwanted Guest Shari Lapena 8/30/18

🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
Kiss Me, Kill Me Allison Brennan 8/2/18

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
Judgment in Death J.D. Robb 7/31/18
Better To Rest Dana Stabenow 8/31/18

🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
Without a Trace Colleen Coble 8/6/18

🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
The Night Is Alive Heather Graham 7/30/18
Ripper Lexi Blake 8/8/18
Serpentine Laurell K. Hamilton 8/18/18

🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
A Gathering of Secrets Linda Castillo 8/19/18
A Dangerous Game Heather Graham 8/24/18

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
No Turning Back Tiffany Snow 8/4/18
Iron Lake William Kent Krueger 8/31/18

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
Dreams of Falling Karen White 8/27/18

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
Blessed Are the Dead Kristi Belcamino 7/27/18 (Gabriella Giovanni Mystery #1)
Blessed Are the Meek Kristi Belcamino 8/12/18 (Gabriella Giovanni Mystery #2)

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
Need to Know Karen Cleveland 8/20/18

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY.
The Silent Sister Diane Chamberlain 9/12/18
Exit Wounds J.A. Jance 9/15/18


message 7: by Jess (last edited Nov 01, 2018 05:08AM) (new)

Jess Penhallow | 241 comments Levels:
Level One: 3-11 books
Level Two: 12+ books

6/11 books

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 12/08/18

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware - 02/08/18

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman 31/08/18

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film
The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux 28/09/18

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre 12/10/18
🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
Dracula by Bram Stoker 20/10/18
🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.


message 8: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Jess!


message 9: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 285 comments JoAnne wrote: "Welcome Claire and Anne!

I'm trying to do different challenges, so I hope there is something for everyone."


I love them all!


message 10: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Claire wrote: "JoAnne wrote: "Welcome Claire and Anne!

I'm trying to do different challenges, so I hope there is something for everyone."

I love them all!"


Thanks Claire!


message 11: by Hannah (last edited Sep 26, 2018 08:43AM) (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 295 comments I'm in! Sounds fun. I won't be reading any supernatural types on purpose, but I'm sure I can reach level two without that category. :)
July 25, 2018-October 24, 2018
Level Two: 12+ books

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart 9/26/18

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
The Rookie's Assignment by Valerie Hansen 8/3/18 Fitzgerald Bay series, 3⭐️
Bound by Duty by Valerie Hansen 8/10/18 Military K-9 unit, 3⭐️
🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.
Songbird Under a German Moon by Tricia Goyer 8/5/18, 4⭐️


message 12: by Ferenc (last edited Oct 25, 2018 12:49AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1420 comments Mystery
Duration: 7/25/2018 - 10/25/2018


You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Goal: 14/12+ books
Level Two: 12+ books

Tasks:
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
The Missing Girl by Jenny Quintana - 8/9/2018

🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena – 9/16/2018
Anne and Marco are both suspects.

🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
Neil Gaiman's A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman - 9/17/2018
MC: Sherlock Holmes

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
A Cross to Bear: A Jack Sheridan Mystery by Vince Vogel - 10/21/2018
MC: Detective Sergeant Jack Sheridan

🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters - 10/25/2018
Bedbugs, badbugs from Hell...

🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - 8/2/2018
Related genre: Fiction.

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood - 9/13/2018

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen - 9/1/2018
Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series 2010–2016)

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith - 9/5/2018
Precious Ramotswe

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters - 8/26/2018
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original (2013)

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith - 8/24/2018

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
Murder Mysteries by Neil Gaiman - 9/20/2018
Neil Gaiman

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
The Tournament by Matthew Reilly - 8/5/2018

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.
Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly - 8/4/2018

The Missing Girl by Jenny Quintana To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Tournament by Matthew Reilly Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1) by Alexander McCall Smith The Last Policeman (The Last Policeman, #1) by Ben H. Winters The Surgeon (Jane Rizzoli & Maura Isles, #1) by Tess Gerritsen Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #2) by Alexander McCall Smith Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena Neil Gaiman's A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman Murder Mysteries by Neil Gaiman A Cross to Bear A Jack Sheridan Mystery by Vince Vogel Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters


message 13: by JoAnne (last edited Jul 25, 2018 09:23AM) (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Hannah and Ferenc!

@Hannah - look at #8!! Supernatural..... LOL


message 14: by Hannah (new)

Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 295 comments Yep, that's the one I was talking about. :)


message 15: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Hannah wrote: "Yep, that's the one I was talking about. :)"

I have a few Charley Davidsons to read...


message 16: by ElleEm (last edited Oct 30, 2018 11:17AM) (new)

ElleEm Count me in!

Mystery
Duration: July 25, 2018-October 24, 2018
Level Two: 12+ books
26/12


Tasks:
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved". -All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda Finished 8/17/18**

🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.-Fallen by Karin Slaughter Finished 8/24/18***

🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.-The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith Finished 10/12/18***

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.

🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.-Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes Finished 7/29/18***
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough Finished 9/9/18**

🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.-
Red Moon by Benjamin Percy (Thriller) Finished 8/4/18**
The Long Walk by Richard Bachman (Thriller) Finished 8/15/18 *****
Feed by Mira Grant (Fiction) Finished 8/7/18****
Pet Sematary by Stephen King (Fiction, Thriller) Finished 8/29/18*****
I See You by Clare Mackintosh (Thriller) Finished 8/19/18***
The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay (Thriller) Finished 8/22/18****
Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage (Thriller) Finished 8/26/18***

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.-Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Finished 8/28/18****

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist Finished 10/5/18****

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.-Darkness, Take My Hand by Dennis LehaneFinished 9/3/18****

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.-Snatched by Karin Slaughter Finished 8/29/18****

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.-Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger (Edgar Award). Finished 8/12/18*****

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.-The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry Finished 8/16/18***
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan Finished 8/26/18****
Bad Country by C.B. McKenzie Finished 10/16/18****

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.-Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter Finished 9/25/18****

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.-Broken by Karin Slaughter Finished 8/11/18***

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.-Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris Finished 8/9/18**
In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware Finished 10/3/18***
The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson Finished 10/6/18****

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.
A Terribly Strange Bed by Wilkie Collins Finished 10/3/18***


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Hannah (bookwormhannah) | 295 comments Someone recommended Them Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #1) by Carolyn Haines to me a few years ago and I couldn't even get through the first chapter for the spookiness! I am NOT a ghost hunter type! 😂


message 18: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Hannah wrote: "Someone recommended Them Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #1) by Carolyn Haines to me a few years ago and I couldn't even get through the first chapter for the spookiness! I am NOT a ghost hunter type! 😂"

I haven't read that one. I don't like creepy scary stuff.


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Welcome ElleEm!!!


message 20: by Lynn (new)

Lynn | 16 comments I am (admittedly) so bad at completing challenges but I LOVE mysteries so much. They comprise my favorite genre so I really have to sign up for this one!!! Love it :)

Going for Level One

Mystery
Duration:
7/26/18-10/25/18

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.


message 21: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Dlyn!

Only need 3 books to complete this one!


message 22: by Rina (last edited Oct 24, 2018 05:09AM) (new)

Rina | 1084 comments Mystery
Duration: 26.07.2018 - 25.10.2018
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Level Two: 12+ books

Progress: 14

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
The Cop Who Stole Christmas, Christie Craig, 24.08.2018

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
- Sew Deadly, Elizabeth Lynn Casey, 26.07.2018

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
- Poirot Investigates, Agatha Christie, 07.08.2018
- Fer-de-Lance, Rex Stout, 10.08.2018
- The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Agatha Christie, 02.09.2018

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
- Mädchen Nr. 5, Howard Linskey, 20.08.2018

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series
- Summer Knight, Jim Butcher, 31.07.2018

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
- Adventures of a Vegan Vamp, Cate Lawley, 03.09.2018

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
- Death Masks, Jim Butcher, 15.08.2018 - The Dresden Files #5
- The Empty Chair, Jeffery Deaver, 26.08.2018 - Lincoln Rhyme #3
- Paw and Order, Diane Kelly, 28.09.2018 - Paw Enforcement #2
- Force of Nature, Jane Harper, 24.10.2018 - Aaron Falk #2

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.
- Todesreigen, Andreas Gruber, 11.08.2018
- Miss Spelled, Morgana Best, 12.09.2018


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Welcome Rina!


message 24: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
#20 should read
20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a LETTER in MYSTERY.


message 25: by Barbara ★ (last edited Dec 12, 2018 07:55AM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 2521 comments Mystery Challenge
Duration: August 1 - October 31, 2018

READ: 14/12+

Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
✔ 🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
City of the Lost - Kelley Armstrong 8/30

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
✔ 🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
Death of a Neighborhood Witch - Laura Levine 10/19

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
✔ 🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
The Otter of Death - Betty Webb 8/15

✔ 🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
Shadow's Return - S.C. Wynne 8/25

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery. try one titled "Who Killed ..."

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
✔ 🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Sacred Evil - Heather Graham 9/13

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
✔ 🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres. (cozy, thriller)
Loco Motive - Mary Daheim 8/2

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
https://www.goodreads.com/genres/mystery

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

✔ 🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness 8/23
Divergent - Veronica Roth 9/22

✔ 🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Dark in Death - J.D. Robb 8/9

✔ 🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Paradox - Catherine Coulter 8/22
Five - Ursula Poznanski 10/8

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.

✔ 🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
Skinny Dipping with Murder - Auralee Wallace 8/10
O' Artful Death - Sarah Stewart Taylor 9/18

✔ 🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
Shattered Mirror - Iris Johansen 10/31

✔ 🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
The Fourth Bear - Jasper Fforde 8/4
Dead Between the Lines - Denise Swanson 9/6

✔ 🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
The Breakdown - B.A. Paris 8/18

✔ 🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY.
Storm Cycle - Iris & Roy Johansen 9/24

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 26: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Barbara!


message 27: by Melanie (last edited Oct 30, 2018 04:30PM) (new)

Melanie | 20 comments Mystery
Duration:
Three Months from start date

Start date: July 31 2018
Finish date: October 31 2018

You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Levels: Level One: 3-11 books

Tasks:
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".

🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.

🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series

🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres.

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter The Good Daughter - Karin Slaughter - 9/20/2018
The Abused Werewolf Rescue Group by Catherine Jinks The Abused Werewolf Rescue Group - Catherine Jinks - 10/5/2018

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
Sizzling Sixteen (Stephanie Plum, #16) by Janet Evanovich Sizzling Sixteen - Janet Evanovich - 8/10/2018

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
I've Got My Eyes on You by Mary Higgins Clark I've Got My Eyes on You - Mary Higgins Clark - 7/31/2018
Secrets of Southern Girls by Haley Harrigan Secrets of Southern Girls - Haley Harrigan - 10/19/2018

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY.
The Year of Fog by Michelle Richmond The Year of Fog - Michelle Richmond - 9/28/2018


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Melanie | 20 comments RES


message 29: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Melanie!


message 30: by Joann (last edited Oct 28, 2018 10:36AM) (new)

Joann | 1244 comments Completed 26

You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
Itsy Bitsy Spider - Willow Rose - 8/13/18
The Nature of the Beast - Louise Penny - 9/5/18
The Lanvin Murders - Angela Sanders- 9/14/18
The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Agatha Christie - 9/22/18
Weeding Out Trouble - Heather Webber - 9/23/18
Deceptive - Sara Rosette - 9/24/18
Circle Of Shadows - Imogen Robertson - 9/30/18
Theft of Life - Imogen Robertson - 10/12/18
The Cat Who Could Read Backwards - Lilian Jackson Braun - 10/20/18
This Old Homicide -Kate Carlisle - 10/25/18
A Great Reckoning - Louise Penny - 10/27/18

🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
The Long Way Home - Louise Penny - 8/27/18
Once Gone - Blake Pierce - 10/15/18

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
Death of a Dentist - MC Beaton - 8/6/18
Death of a Scriptwriter - MC Beaton - 8/8/18

🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
Mrs. Jeffries Rocks the Boat - Emily Brightwell - 9/11/18
Mrs. Jeffries Weeds the Plot - Emily Brightwell - 9/23/18

🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series
Ghost of a Chance - Yasmine Galenorn - 10/14/18

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters
Sworn to Silence - Linda Castillo - 9/15/18

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The Lake House Secret- Debra Burroughs - 8/12/18
The Deep End- Julie Mulhern - 8/21/18
Single Malt Murder - Melinda Mullet - 9/3/18
The Key to Extraordinary - Natalie Lloyd - 9/28/18
Heaven to Betsy (What Doesn't Kill You, #5): An Emily Romantic Mystery - Pamela Fagan Hutchins - 10/2/18

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
The Paris Affair- Tracy Grant - 9/21/18

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
Spider's Web - Agatha Christie - 8/9/18


message 31: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Joann!


message 32: by Debbie (last edited Oct 31, 2018 12:07PM) (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 386 comments Mystery
Duration: Three Months from start date

Start date: July 31 2018
Finish date: October 31 2018

You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Levels: Level One: 3-11 books 8/11
Level Two: 12+ books

Tasks:
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
1. The Cat Who Tailed a Thief by Lilian Jackson Braun 7/31/18
The Cat Who Tailed a Thief (Cat Who... #19) by Lilian Jackson Braun
2. Halloween Hijinks by Kathi Daley 10/11/18
Halloween Hijinks (Zoe Donovan Mystery #1) by Kathi Daley

🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
Dead to the Last Drop by Cleo Coyle 8/15/18
Dead to the Last Drop (Coffeehouse Mystery, #15) by Cleo Coyle
Splendor in the Glass by Tamar Myers 10/2/18
Splendor in the Glass (Den of Antiquity, #9) by Tamar Myers

🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.

🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection. Enchanted, Inc. by Shanna Swendson 9/1/18
Enchanted, Inc. (Enchanted, Inc., #1) by Shanna Swendson

🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres.
(Fiction, Thriller, Crime, Suspense, Detective, Cozy Mystery, Murder Mystery, Noir,
Historical Mystery, Whodunit, Paranormal Mystery, Hard Boiled, Amateur Sleuth, Golden Age Mystery)
1. Dead Cold Brew by Cleo Coyle 10/30/18
Dead Cold Brew (Coffeehouse Mystery, #16) by Cleo Coyle

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author. .All Fudged Up by Nancy CoCo 8/21/18
All Fudged Up (Candy-Coated, #1) by Nancy CoCo

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY. Strawberry Cream Murder by Susan Gillard 9/17/18
Strawberry Cream Murder (Donut Hole Mystery #1) by Susan Gillard


message 33: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Debbie!


message 34: by Katherine (last edited Sep 27, 2018 11:31PM) (new)

Katherine | 220 comments 🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍 Mystery 🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍

🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death. A Plague Upon Your Family 6/9/18 ★★★★
🔍 2. where the MC is the suspect. Allies of the Night 7/9/18 ★★★★★
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay 16/9/18 ★★★★
🔍 4. where the MC is a police detective. The Devil Died at Midnight 21/9/18 ★★★
🔍 8. a mystery that has a supernatural connection. Little Red Running Shorts 6/9/18 ★★★
🔍 9. Hers To Command 10/9/18 ★★★
🔍 10. Tagged "Mystery". The Snow Child 10/9/18 ★★★
🔍 11. that has been made into a movie. Howl's Moving Castle 17/9/18 ★★★★★
🔍 16. book by a new to you author. Grimm Diaries Prequels 20/9/18 ★★★★★
🔍 17. book from your favorite author. Critical Failures IV 22/9/18 ★★★★
🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series. The End 17/9/18 ★★★★★


message 35: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Katherine!


message 36: by Aminko (last edited Oct 27, 2018 11:25AM) (new)

Aminko | 114 comments 🔍Mystery Reading Challenge
11 August to 11 November, 2018

Read: 4/20


1. Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs
2. We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
3. The Quiet Game by Greg Iles
4. Certain Prey by John Sandford
5. His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae by Graeme Macrae Burnet
Secret Prey by John Sandford (22/10/2018) ☀☀☀☀☀
7. Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
8. Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
✔ [Amateur Sleuth] One for the Money by Janet Evanovich ☀☀☀☀
10. I, Witness by Niki Mackay
11. Monday Mourning by Kathy Reichs
12. The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson
Play Dead by Angela Marsons (27/9/2018) ☀☀☀☀☀
14. Something from the Nightside by Simon R. Green
15. [Edger Award] Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
16. Deadly Dance by Hilary Bonner
17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
Dog on It by Spencer Quinn (1/9/2018) ☀☀☀☀
19. The Witness by Nora Roberts
20. Smash Cut by Sandra Brown

Cross Bones (Temperance Brennan, #8) by Kathy Reichs We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver The Quiet Game (Penn Cage #1) by Greg Iles Certain Prey (Lucas Davenport, #10) by John Sandford His Bloody Project Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae by Graeme Macrae Burnet Secret Prey (Lucas Davenport, #9) by John Sandford Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1) by Ben Aaronovitch Dead as a Doornail (Sookie Stackhouse, #5) by Charlaine Harris One for the Money (Stephanie Plum, #1) by Janet Evanovich I, Witness (Madison Attallee, #1) by Niki Mackay Monday Mourning by Kathy Reichs The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson Play Dead (D.I. Kim Stone, #4) by Angela Marsons Something from the Nightside (Nightside, #1) by Simon R. Green Before the Fall by Noah Hawley Deadly Dance (DI David Vogel, #1) by Hilary Bonner Dog on It (A Chet and Bernie Mystery #1) by Spencer Quinn The Witness by Nora Roberts Smash Cut (Mitchell & Associates, #1) by Sandra Brown


message 37: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Aminko!


message 38: by Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos), Group Creator (last edited Oct 23, 2018 09:48AM) (new)

Lizz (Beer, Books and Boos) | 3560 comments Mod
Mystery
Duration: 9/1-11/30/18
Level Two
2/12+


Tasks
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY.

12. made into a movie
The Drop by Dennis Lehane 9/14

8. supernatural connection
Secondhand Spirits by Juliet Blackwell 10/17


The Drop by Dennis Lehane Secondhand Spirits (A Witchcraft Mystery, #1) by Juliet Blackwell


message 39: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Lizz!


message 40: by Adrienne (new)

Adrienne Crow | 5 comments I'm In.. Love this!

🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍 Mystery 🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍🔍

Duration: August 20 - November 20, 2018

READ: 0/12+

🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres.
🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY


message 41: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
Welcome Adrienne!


message 42: by Johanna (last edited Nov 10, 2018 05:44AM) (new)

Johanna | 266 comments This challenge sounds soooo fun, I'm in!

🔍Mystery Reading Challenge

Duration: 24/8/2018-23/11/2018

Level Two: 12+ books

12/12


Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
Normal by Graeme Cameron - 10/9/2018

Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris - 28/10/2018
Lily is suspected of both the murder as well as harrassing the wife from whom her love interest is seperated.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
Dagen noll by David Baldacci - 10/11/2018
John Puller solves the crime - a complex murder of an army officer.

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella - 25/8/2018
Related genre: Fiction

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline - 6/9/2018
Related genre: Fiction

Neuromancer by William Gibson - 15/9/2018
Related genre: Fiction

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film
Every Secret Thing by Laura Lippman - 28/10/2018
Made into a movie in 2014

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters
Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner - 7/11/2018
Detective Manon Bradshow is a female detective in London.

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams
Till skogs by Tana French - 25/10/2018
Cassie Maddox and Rob Ryan are partners at the Dublin Murder Squad

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
Third Degree by Greg Iles - 30.8.2018

Second Life by S.J. Watson - 7.9.2018

PopCo by Scarlett Thomas - 1.10.2018

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY.


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message 44: by JoAnne (new)

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FINISHED
Mystery
Duration: July 25, 2018-October 24, 2018
Level Two: 12+ books
20/12+


Tasks:
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".

The Black Echo Michael Connelly 7/26/18
The Perfect Couple Elin Hilderbrand 8/2/18
An Unwanted Guest Shari Lapena 8/30/18

🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
Kiss Me, Kill Me Allison Brennan 8/2/18

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
Judgment in Death J.D. Robb 7/31/18
Better To Rest Dana Stabenow 8/31/18

🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
Without a Trace Colleen Coble 8/6/18

🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
The Night Is Alive Heather Graham 7/30/18
Ripper Lexi Blake 8/8/18
Serpentine Laurell K. Hamilton 8/18/18

🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
A Gathering of Secrets Linda Castillo 8/19/18
A Dangerous Game Heather Graham 8/24/18

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
No Turning Back Tiffany Snow 8/4/18
Iron Lake William Kent Krueger 8/31/18

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
Dreams of Falling Karen White 8/27/18

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
Blessed Are the Dead Kristi Belcamino 7/27/18 (Gabriella Giovanni Mystery #1)
Blessed Are the Meek Kristi Belcamino 8/12/18 (Gabriella Giovanni Mystery #2)

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
Need to Know Karen Cleveland 8/20/18

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY.
The Silent Sister Diane Chamberlain 9/12/18
Exit Wounds J.A. Jance 9/15/18


message 45: by Anne (new)

Anne | 728 comments COMPLETED 20 of 20
Since it's my favorite genre, I went for a cleared board.
7/25 through 10/08

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
Elvis, Jesus, and Coca-Cola by Kinky Friedman
COMPLETED 08/08/2018

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
Shakespeare's Landlord by Charlaine Harris
COMPLETED 08/29/2018
Lily is suspected of both the murder as well as harrassing the wife from whom her love interest is seperated.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
Zero Day by David Baldacci
COMPLETED 08/14/2018
John Puller solves the crime - a complex murder of an army officer.

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
The Dark Lake by Sarah Bailey
COMPLETED 10/5/2018
Gemma Woodstock is a police detective.

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.
The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnovitch
COMPLETED 8/4/2018

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen
COMPLETED 09/06/2018

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
COMPLETED 10/9/2018
Sam Spade (and Humphrey Bogart, the film star who portrayed him) personify this genre.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series
Lowcountry Bonfire by Susan M Boyer
COMPLETED 07/28/2018
Colleen is Liz's best friend and a ghost.

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
Cold Cold Heart by Tami Hoag
COMPLETED 07/31/2018
Thriller

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline
COMPLETED 09/29/2018
Was on the new releases shelf at the library.

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series
Her Death of Cold by Ralph McInerny
COMPLETED 08/28/2018
This is part of the Fr. Dowling series, which had a tv series called the Fr. Dowling Mysteries in the late 1980s. The program starred Tom Bosley, Tracy Nelson, and Mary Wickes. It is rerun on Hallmark Mysteries.

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film
Every Secret Thing by Laura Lippmann
COMPLETED 08/07/2018
Made into a movie in 2014

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters
Missing, Presumed By Susie Steiner
COMPLETED 08/25/2018
Detective Manon Bradshow is a female detective in London.

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams
The Trespasser by Tana French
COMPLETED 08/25/2018
Antoinette Conway and Stephen Moran are partners at the Dublin Murder Squad.

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
COMPLETED 09/05/2018
Won the Edgar for Best novel in 2017

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The Romanov Cross by Robert Masello
Completed 08/19/2018
First time I've read Robert Masello.

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
Private Princess by James Patterson
COMPLETED 09/07/2018
I love Patterson's Women's Mystery Club series, but not this one.

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
A Brisket, a Casket by Delia Rosen
COMPLETED 08/15/2018
1rst in the Jewish deli series

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
Everything She Forgot by Lisa Ballantyne
COMPLETED 10/2/2018


🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.
Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen
COMPLETED 09/23/2018


message 46: by JoAnne (new)

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WOOHOO Anne!


message 47: by Claire (new)

Claire  | 285 comments FINISHED 15/20 tasks

Duration: Three Months from start date 25/7/2018
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Levels:
Level One: 3-11 books
Level Two: 12+ books

Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🧐🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
Wiegelied Wiegelied (Rönning & Stilton) by Cilla Börjlind Cilla Börjlind 419 p. 20 september 2018 4 stars
Paperback 442 p.

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🧐🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
De Rode Kamer by Nicci French De Rode KamerNicci French 451 p. 30 august 2018 3 stars
Kit is a crime solver

🧐🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
An Unkindness of Ravens by Ruth Rendell An Unkindness of Ravens Ruth Rendell 355 p. 4 october 2018 3 stars
Inspector Wexford

Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🧐🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
Elephants Can Remember (Hercule Poirot, #40) by Agatha Christie Elephants Can Remember Agatha Christie 299 p. 9 september 2018 3 stars
Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.

🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🧐🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series
The House on the Strand The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier 329 p. 28 september 2018 4 stars
Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🧐🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
One Step Too Far by Tina Seskis One Step Too Far Tina Seskis 400 p. 26 august 2018 2 stars
Genre: suspense

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🧐🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series
The Mermaids Singing (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan, #1) by Val McDermid The Mermaids Singing Val McDermid 464 p. 21 september 2018 4 stars
Series: The wire in the blood
🧐🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain The Postman Always Rings Twice James M. Cain 128 p. 7 september 2018 3 stars‘
Movie: the postman allways rings twice

🧐🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Ex. List of female detective characters
Galgenveld Galgenveld by Isa Maron Isa Maron 320 p. 5 september 2017 3 stars
Detective Maude Mertens

🧐🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams
Steenhouwer Steenhouwer by Camilla Läckberg Camilla Läckberg 463 p. 9 october 218 4 stars
The team of police bureau Falbacka
🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🧐🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The Trap The Trap by Melanie Raabe Melanie Raabe 352 p. 22 september 2018 3 stars
🧐🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
The Distant Echo The Distant Echo by Val McDermid Val McDermid 561 p. 16 september 2018 4 stars
🧐🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
Zwarte dageraad Zwarte dageraad (Rönning & Stilton Book 3) by Cilla Börjlind Cilla Börjlind 433 p. 14 september 4 stars
Series: ronning and Stilton
🧐🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.

Joyland by Stephen King Joyland Stephen King 320 p. 14 september 2018 3 stars

🧐🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.

Stille getuige Stille getuige by Tess Gerritsen Tess Gerritsen 334 p. 30 september 2018 3 stars
Starts with S


message 48: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 37649 comments Mod
WOOHOO Claire!


message 49: by Ferenc (last edited Oct 25, 2018 12:50AM) (new)

Ferenc (aeneth) | 1420 comments FINISHED!

Goal: 14/12+ books
Level Two: 12+ books

Tasks:
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".
The Missing Girl by Jenny Quintana - 8/9/2018

🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena – 9/16/2018
Anne and Marco are both suspects.

🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
Neil Gaiman's A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman - 9/17/2018
MC: Sherlock Holmes

🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.
A Cross to Bear: A Jack Sheridan Mystery by Vince Vogel - 10/21/2018
MC: Detective Sergeant Jack Sheridan

🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters - 10/25/2018
Bedbugs, badbugs from Hell...

🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - 8/2/2018
Related genre: Fiction.

🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".
Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood - 9/13/2018

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.
The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen - 9/1/2018
Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series 2010–2016)

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith - 9/5/2018
Precious Ramotswe

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters - 8/26/2018
Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original (2013)

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith - 8/24/2018

🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
Murder Mysteries by Neil Gaiman - 9/20/2018
Neil Gaiman

🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.

🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
The Tournament by Matthew Reilly - 8/5/2018

🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a word in MYSTERY.
Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly - 8/4/2018

The Missing Girl by Jenny Quintana To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Tournament by Matthew Reilly Roger Ascham and the King's Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1) by Alexander McCall Smith The Last Policeman (The Last Policeman, #1) by Ben H. Winters The Surgeon (Jane Rizzoli & Maura Isles, #1) by Tess Gerritsen Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #2) by Alexander McCall Smith Rust & Stardust by T. Greenwood The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena Neil Gaiman's A Study in Emerald by Neil Gaiman Murder Mysteries by Neil Gaiman A Cross to Bear A Jack Sheridan Mystery by Vince Vogel Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters


message 50: by Maureen (last edited Oct 27, 2018 12:54PM) (new)

Maureen | 153 comments I'm in!!

Start: Oct. 25. 2018
Finish:

1/12+

Mystery
Duration: Three Months from your start date
You may use the tasks as many times as you wish.

Levels:
Level One: 3-11 books
Level Two: 12+ books


Tasks:
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
🔍 1. Read a book "involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved".

Often with a closed circle of suspects, each suspect is usually provided with a credible motive and a reasonable opportunity for committing the crime.
🔍 2. Read a book where the MC is the suspect.

The central character oftentimes will be a detective who eventually solves the mystery by logical deduction from facts presented to the reader.
🔍 3. Read a book where the MC is the crime solver.
🔍 4. Read a book where the MC is a police detective.


Sometimes mystery books are nonfictional.
🔍 5. Read a mystery that is non-fiction.

"Mystery fiction" can be detective stories in which the emphasis is on the puzzle or suspense element and its logical solution such as a whodunit.
🔍 6. Read a whodunit mystery.

Mystery fiction can be contrasted with hardboiled detective stories, which focus on action and gritty realism.
🔍 7. Read a Hardboiled detective mystery.

Mystery fiction may involve a supernatural mystery where the solution does not have to be logical, and even no crime involved.
🔍 8. Read a mystery that has a supernatural connection.
Ex. Charley Davidson Series OR Tradd Street Series

Mystery fiction can be divided into numerous categories - Mystery Genres.
🔍 9. Read a book from one of the Related Genres. Select a sub genre from the list on the right side of the pages - Related Genres.
🔍 10. Read a book from New Releases Tagged "Mystery".

🔍 11. Read a mystery book that has been made into a TV series or TV movie.

Ex. Aurora Teagarden Series OR Shetland Island Series

🔍 12. Read a mystery book that has been made into a movie.
Ex. Mystery:Film

🔍 13. Read a mystery book whose MC is a female detective.
Lonely Boy by Gerard Nanne (Oct. 27. 2018)
MC is Jillian Blom, a female detective

🔍 14. Read a mystery book that features a detective team.
Ex. List of fictional detective teams

🔍 15. Read a book that has won a mystery award. Tell us the award.
Ex. Mystery fiction awards search

🔍 16. Read a mystery book by a new to you author.
🔍 17. Read a mystery book from your favorite author.
🔍 18. Read a mystery book from a series.
🔍 19. Read a mystery book that is a stand alone.
🔍 20. Read a mystery book whose title begins with a letter in MYSTERY.



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