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Nancy Drew is a fictional American character in a mystery series created by publisher Edward Stratemeyer. The character first appeared in 1930.

In the words of Bobbie Ann Mason, Nancy Drew is "as immaculate and self-possessed as a Miss America on tour. She is as cool as Mata Hari and as sweet as Betty Crocker."

This is a 1 year challenge.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.

You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.

Levels
Hannah Gruen (the housekeeper): 1 - 9 books
Bess Marvin (a delicate, feminine friend): 10 - 18 books
George Fayne (described as a tomboy, friend): 19 - 27 books
Carson Drew (father and attorney): 28 - 35 books
Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 3: by JoAnne (last edited Feb 28, 2019 07:39AM) (new)

JoAnne | 196 comments Love this idea!! Going to start small!!

Nancy Drew
Duration: January 1-December 31, 2019
Carson Drew (father and attorney): 28 - 35 books
32/28 - 35 books

My List:

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book

2. The Hidden Staircase (1930)
read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
Draw Cora Brent 1/8/19

3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover

4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930)
read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
An Unwilling Accomplice Charles Todd 1/5/19

5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931)
read a book with horses in the story
Bad News Cowboy Maisey Yates 1/2/19

6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book

8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
Lee Sydney Landon 1/19/19

9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
A Fall from Yesterday Norah Wilson 2/28/19

10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover

11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
Carpe Corpus Rachel Caine 2/13/19

12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935)
read a book with a tree on the cover
Mercy Falls (Cork O'Connor, #5) by William Kent Krueger William Kent Krueger 1/4/19

13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936)
read a book with a lot of white on the cover
A Week to Be Wicked (Spindle Cove, #2) by Tessa Dare Tessa Dare 1/13/19

14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you

15. The Haunted Bridge (1937)
read a book set near a river
Copper River William Kent Krueger 1/6/19

16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
Feast of Fools Rachel Caine 2/12/19

17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover

19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
The Enemy Lee Child 1/22/19

20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story

22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
Ruckus Zoe Dawson 2/23/19

23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book

24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
Heaven and Hell Kristen Ashley 2/15/19

25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story

26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949)
read a book where the mc builds a fire
Thunder Bay William Kent Krueger 1/15/19

27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950)
read a book written by a female author
Until Proven Guilty J.A. Jance 1/8/19

28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
Rough (Chicago Underground, #1) by Skye Warren Rough Skye Warren 1/31/19

29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952)
read a book set during the wintertime
A Very Lucky Christmas Lilac Mills 1/7/19

30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
Palm Beach Nasty Tom Turner 2/21/19

31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover

32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
Live to Tell (Detective D.D. Warren, #4) by Lisa Gardner Live to Tell Lisa Gardner 1/30/19

33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
Skin Trade Laurell K. Hamilton 1/26/19

34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956)
read a book with a window on the cover
Nightflyers George R.R. Martin 1/14/19

35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book

38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961)
The Mystery of the Fire Dragon Carolyn Keene 1/16/19

39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962)
read a book with a small child in the story
Nothing Stays In Vegas Elena Aitken 1/10/19

40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover

41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
A Disconnected Christmas Ryan Ringbloom 2/20/19

42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains

43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
Two Girls Down Louisa Luna 2/9/19

44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
Web of Evil J.A. Jance 2/6/19

45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover

46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings

47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
Vials Alec Peche 2/19/19

48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover

49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972)
read a book that is set near a body of water
Injustice For All J.A. Jance 1/9/19

50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
Cruel Intent J.A. Jance 2/17/19

51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
Turn to Me Tiffany Snow 2/25/19

52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago

53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
Playboy Katy Evans 1/20/19

54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island

56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013
Hard Rock Arrangement Ava Lore 2/6/19


message 4: by Cait S (last edited Jun 26, 2019 03:22PM) (new)

Cait S Duration: 2019
Level: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire)s
Progress: 51/56

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) Read a time travel book.
- Cleopatra in Space, Book One: Target Practice by Mike Maihack 5/11/2019
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) Read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list.
- In the Blood by Lisa Unger 1/2/2019
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930): Read a book with a house on the cover.
- Killman Creek by Rachel Caine 1/4/2019
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930): Read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel.
- OCD, the Dude, and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn 3/9/2019
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931): Read a book with horses in the story.
- All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages by Saundra Mitchell 1/9/2019
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) Read a book where the mc has a garden.
- The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell 3/31/2019
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932): Read an epistolary book.
- Runaway by Wendelin Van Draanen 1/21/2019
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932): Read a book with a first name in the title.
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling 4/12/2019
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) Read a book where the mc uses a candle.
- Hunger by Michael Grant 1/27/2019
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933): Read a book with flowers on the cover.
- Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke 5/10/2019
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934): Read a book where the mc receives jewelry.
- Smoke by Ellen Hopkins 1/15/2019
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935): Read a book with a tree on the cover.
- Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult 2/25/2019
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936): Read a book with a lot of white on the cover.
- Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys 01/06/2019
14. The Whispering Statue (1937): Read a book that has been recommended to you.
- Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds 1/1/2019
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) Read a book set near a river.
- The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima 3/29/2019
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) Read a book where the mc dances.
- The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine 1/20/2019
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) Read a book with some kind of metal in the title.
- The Iron Trial by Holly Black 4/30/2019
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) Read a book with a very large building on the cover.
- They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera 2/5/2019
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942): Read a book where the mc uses a map.
- The Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager 2/16/2019
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) Read a book with jewelry on the cover.
- What If? by Anna Russell 3/19/2019
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944): Read a book with antiques in the story.
- Sever by Lauren DeStefano 3/6/2019
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) Read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time.
- The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alexander 1/18/2019
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) Listen to an audio book.
- City of Bones by Cassandra Clare 6/24/2019
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947): Read a book where the mc uses a camera.
- Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider 2/21/2019
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) Read a book where the mc builds a fire.
- The Murders of Molly Southbourne by Tade Thompson 5/23/2019
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950): Read a book written by a female author.
- Arena by Holly Jennings 1/13/2019
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) Read a book with a lot of black on the cover.
- On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden 3/20/2019
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) Read a book set during the wintertime.
- Odd & True by Cat Winters 3/16/2019
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) Read a book with a robbery in it.
- The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson 4/14/2019
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953): Read a book with an animal on the cover.
- How to Walk a Puma: And Other Things I Learned While Stumbling through South America by Peter Allison 2/4/2019
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) Read a book with a lot of red on the cover.
- Illuminae by Amie Kaufman 4/21/2019
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) Read a paranormal book.
- Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire 6/26/2019
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956): Read a book with a window on the cover.
- The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth 3/2/2019
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959): Read a best seller.
- The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks 1/17/2019
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) Read a historical book.
- The Body at the Tower by Y.S. Lee 5/18/2019
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961): Read a fantasy book.
- Submissive Fairy Tales by Kitty Thomas 3/15/2019
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962): Read a book with a small child in the story.
- Dark of the Moon by Tracy Barrett 1/30/2019
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) Read a book with a moon on the cover.
- Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar 4/27/2019
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) Read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument.
-A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff 3/25/2019
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) Read a book with a number in the title.
- One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus 5/20/2019
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) Read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved.
- Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills 2/11/2019
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968): Read a book with a lot of blue on the cover.
- The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin 3/8/2019
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) Read a book by an relatively unknown author.
- Where She Fell by Kaitlin Ward 3/19/2019
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) Read a book with stairs on the cover.
- The Ghost at Dawn's House by Ann M. Martin 4/19/2019
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) Read a book that is set near a body of water.
- Lies by Michael Grant 4/17/2019
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) Read a book with twins in it.
- Last Pick by Jason Walz 5/4/2019
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) Read a book with glowing reviews.
- Blankets by Craig Thompson 4/1/2019
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) Re-read a book that you read a long time ago.
- Logan Likes Mary Anne! by Ann M. Martin 4/19/2019
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) Read a book where the mc flies on an airplane.
- Shadow Man by Cody McFadyen 6/6/2019
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977): Read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks).
- Glimpse by Carol Lynch Williams 3/10/2019
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) Read a book published in 2013.
- The Truth of Me by Patricia MacLachlan 5/8/2019


message 5: by Nell (last edited May 11, 2020 05:20PM) (new)

Nell | 449 comments TCF Nancy Drew Challenge

This is a 1 year challenge.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.

Progress: 50

Breathless (Old West, #2) by Beverly Jenkins Tempest (Old West, #3) by Beverly Jenkins Driftwood Cottage (Chesapeake Shores, #5) by Sherryl Woods A Share in Death (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James, #1) by Deborah Crombie Curses, Boiled Again! (A Lobster Shack Mystery #1) by Shari Randall The Gun Also Rises (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery #6) by Sherry Harris Pride and Prescience Or, A Truth Universally Acknowledged (Mr. & Mrs. Darcy Mysteries, #1) by Carrie Bebris The Other Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys, #3) by Julia Quinn Fields' Guide to Abduction (Poppy Fields Adventures #1) by Julie Mulhern Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts Killer Jam (A Dewberry Farm Mystery, #1) by Karen MacInerney Someone to Love (Westcott, #1) by Mary Balogh Someone to Hold (Westcott, #2) by Mary Balogh Someone to Care (Westcott #4) by Mary Balogh Still Waters by Tami Hoag Them Bones (Sarah Booth Delaney, #1) by Carolyn Haines Murder, She Uncovered (Murder, She Reported #2) by Peg Cochran Death Overdue (The Haunted Library Mysteries, #1) by Allison Brook Diners, Dives & Dead Ends (Rose Strickland Mystery, #1) by Terri L. Austin The Essence of Malice (Amory Ames #4) by Ashley Weaver An Act of Villainy (Amory Ames Mystery #5) by Ashley Weaver Steamed Open (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #7) by Barbara Ross A Front Page Affair (Kitty Weeks Mystery, #1) by Radha Vatsal Let's Fake a Deal (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery #7) by Sherry Harris Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding (Her Royal Spyness #12) by Rhys Bowen Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody, #1) by Elizabeth Peters Whispers of Warning (A Change of Fortune Mystery, #2) by Jessica Estevao Not a Creature Was Purring (Paws and Claws Mystery, #5) by Krista Davis Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens Twelfth Night (Lady Julia Grey, #5.6) by Deanna Raybourn Whack Job (Elliott Lisbon Mystery, #2) by Kendel Lynn Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen The Family Vault (Kelling & Bittersohn, #1) by Charlotte MacLeod The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles Thus Was Adonis Murdered (Hilary Tamar, #1) by Sarah Caudwell Murder on the SS Rosa (Ginger Gold Mysteries #1) by Lee Strauss

Levels:
Hannah Gruen: 3/02/19
Bess Marvin: 4/16/19
George Fayne: 7/02/19
Carson Drew: 8/28/19
Ned Nickerson: 12/26/19
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book

2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
Still Waters by Tami Hoag 4/27/19

3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
A Most Novel Revenge by Ashley Weaver 5/27/19 (& hst & hc & wntr)
A Most Novel Revenge (Amory Ames Mystery #3) by Ashley Weaver

4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
Breathless by Beverly Jenkins 1/05/19

5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
Tempest by Beverly Jenkins 1/06/19

6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
Killer Jam by Karen MacInerney 4/07/19

7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
Thus Was Adonis Murdered by Sarah Caudwell 1/23/20

8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
Murder on the SS Rosa by Lee Strauss 3/15/20

9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
Someone to Love by Mary Balogh 4/11/19

10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
The Diva Cooks up a Storm by Krista Davis 4/23/19
The Diva Cooks up a Storm (A Domestic Diva Mystery, #11) by Krista Davis

11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
Death Overdue by Allison Brook 6/20/19

12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
Someone to Wed by Mary Balogh 4/15/19
Someone to Wed (Westcott #3) by Mary Balogh

13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
The Mad Earl's Bride by Loretta Chase 12/01/19
The Mad Earl's Bride (Scoundrels, #3.5) by Loretta Chase

14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles 1/20/20

15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
Someone to Hold by Mary Balogh 4/14/19

16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
Curses, Boiled Again! by Shari Randall 2/16/19

17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title

18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
Murder on Union Square by Victoria Thompson 5/19/19
Murder on Union Square (Gaslight Mystery, #21) by Victoria Thompson

19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
A Share in Death by Deborah Crombie 2/02/19

20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
Jane Darrowfield, Professional Busybody by Barbara Ross 5/11/20
Jane Darrowfield, Professional Busybody (Jane Darrowfield #1) by Barbara Ross

21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
Let's Fake a Deal by Sherry Harris 8/08/19

22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
The Other Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn 3/26/19

23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book

24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
Murder, She Uncovered by Peg Cochran 5/31/19

25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
Them Bones by Carolyn Haines 5/06/19

26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
The Family Vault by Charlotte MacLeod

27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
Steamed Open by Barbara Ross 7/19/19

28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie 12/26/19
The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie

29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
Pride and Prescience: Or, A Truth Universally Acknowledged by Carrie Bebris 3/02/19

30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
The Gun Also Rises by Sherry Harris 2/18/19

31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
A Seamless Murder by Melissa Bourbon 1/14/19 - goat
A Seamless Murder (A Magical Dressmaking Mystery #6) by Melissa Bourbon

32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory 3/09/20
The Wedding Date (The Wedding Date, #1) by Jasmine Guillory

33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
Whispers of Warning by Jessica Estevao 9/09/19

34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
Lions and Tigers and Murder, Oh My by Denise Swanson 2/08/19
Lions and Tigers and Murder, Oh My (devereaux's dime store, #6) by Denise Swanson

35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng 12/15/19

36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 11/17/19

37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
An Act of Villainy by Ashley Weaver 7/09/19

38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen 12/25/19

39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
Twelfth Night by Deanna Raybourn 11/30/19

40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
Mission Impawsible by Krista Davis 8/10/19
Mission Impawsible (Paws and Claws Mystery, #4) by Krista Davis

41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument

42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
Not a Creature Was Purring by Krista Davis 11/07/19

43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding by Rhys Bowen 8/17/19

44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
Diners, Dives & Dead Ends by Terri L. Austin 6/27/19

45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
All Shall Be Well by Deborah Crombie 3/10/19
All Shall Be Well (Duncan Kincaid & Gemma James, #2) by Deborah Crombie

46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings

47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
A Front Page Affair by Radha Vatsal 7/31/19

48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
Better Late Than Never by Jenn McKinlay 9/01/19
Better Late Than Never (Library Lover's Mystery, #7) by Jenn McKinlay

49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
Driftwood Cottage by Sherryl Woods 1/28/19

50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
Someone to Care by Mary Balogh 4/16/19

51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters 8/21/19

52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago

53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
Fields' Guide to Abduction by Julie Mulhern 3/29/19

54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book
The Essence of Malice by Ashley Weaver 7/02/19

55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
Whack Job by Kendel Lynn 12/05/19

56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013
Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts 4/02/19


message 6: by Meg (last edited Dec 27, 2019 10:43AM) (new)

Meg (makeli2) | 955 comments Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.

Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 56 books✔

✔ 1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
Kilty as Charged (Kilty #1) by Amy Vansant Kilty as Charged 12/25
✔ 2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
Tree of Life and Death (Danger Cove, #7) by Elizabeth Ashby Tree of Life and Death 01/16
✔ 3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
Killer in Crinolines (Consignment Shop Mystery #2) by Duffy Brown Killer in Crinolines 01/20
✔ 4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
Finding Christmas (Rescue Alaska Mystery #4) by Kathi Daley Finding Christmas 01/12
✔ 5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
Christmas in Paradise (TJ Jensen Paradise Lake Mysteries #4) by Kathi Daley Christmas in Paradise 01/07
✔ The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
Recipes for Love and Murder (Tannie Maria Mystery, #1) by Sally Andrew Recipes for Love and Murder 03/09
✔ 7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book [bk in form of letters]
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple Where'd You Go, Bernadette 06/23
✔ 8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
Angela Cray Gets Real (An Angela Cray Mystery, Book 1) by Dara Carr Angela Cray Gets Real 09/14
✔ 9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
First Case (Writers Retreat Mystery #1) by Kathi Daley First Case 02/08
✔ 10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding (Her Royal Spyness, #12) by Rhys Bowen Four Funerals and Maybe a Wedding
✔11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
Cannellino Caramel a holiday short story (Franki Amato #4.5) by Traci Andrighetti Cannellino Caramel: a holiday short story 1/5
✔ 12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
We Wish You a Murderous Christmas (A Year-Round Christmas Mystery #2) by Vicki Delany We Wish You a Murderous Christmas 01/16
✔ 13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, #1) by Darynda Jones First Grave on the Right 03/29
✔ 14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
Class Reunions Are Murder (A Poppy McAllister Mystery #1) by Libby Klein Class Reunions Are Murder 08/08
✔ 15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
Fleur de Lies (A Passport to Peril Mystery) by Maddy Hunter Fleur de Lies 06/13
✔ 16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
The Muse A Pride and Prejudice Variation by Jessica Evans The Muse 07/29
✔ 17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
Three Silver Doves (Paige MacKenzie Mystery, #3) by Deborah Garner Three Silver Doves 12/15
✔ 18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
Under an English Heaven (Ellie Kent Mystery #1) by Alice K. Boatwright Under an English Heaven 02/13
✔ 19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
Death, Taxes, and a French Manicure (Tara Holloway, #1) by Diane Kelly Death, Taxes, and a French Manicure 02/06
✔ 20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
Someone to Love (Westcott, #1) by Mary Balogh Someone to Love 06/10
✔ 21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
Antiques Wanted (A Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery) by Barbara Allan Antiques Wanted 06/14
✔ 22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
Double Deck the Halls (A Bellissimo Casino Crime Caper, #6.5) by Gretchen Archer Double Deck the Halls 1/3
✔ 23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
Toucan Keep a Secret by Donna Andrews Toucan Keep a Secret 03/03
✔ 24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
Killer Dress (Shot & Framed #1) by Nancy McGovern Killer Dress 08/16
✔ 25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
Ghost of a Gamble (A Ghost of Granny Apples Mystery, #4) by Sue Ann Jaffarian Ghost of a Gamble 08/03
✔ 26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
Finding Courage (Rescue Alaska Mystery #3) by Kathi Daley Finding Courage 01/05
✔ 27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
Lowcountry Book Club (Liz Talbot Mystery #5) by Susan M. Boyer Lowcountry Book Club 01/31
✔ 28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
The New Witch In Town (Harper "Foxxy" Beck, #12) by Raven Snow The New Witch In Town 03/12
✔ 29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
Seeds of Revenge (A Greenhouse Mystery, #3) by Wendy Tyson Seeds of Revenge 01/14
✔ 30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
Something's Knot Kosher (A Quilting Mystery, #4) by Mary Marks Something's Knot Kosher 02/11
✔ 31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
Death in Dark Blue (A Writer's Apprentice Mystery, #2) by Julia Buckley Death in Dark Blue 05/29
✔ 32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
Lark! The Herald Angels Sing (Meg Langslow, #24) by Donna Andrews Lark! The Herald Angels Sing 02/16
✔ 33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, #12) by Charlaine Harris Deadlocked 07/19
✔ 34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
Boxes in the Basement (The Inn at Holiday Bay, #1) by Kathi Daley Boxes in the Basement 01/11
✔ 35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
Emma by Jane Austen Emma 07/03
✔ 36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice
✔ 37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
A Picture of Murder (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #4) by T E Kinsey A Picture of Murder 04/20
✔ 38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
Deadlocked (Sookie Stackhouse, #12) by Charlaine Harris Deadlocked 07/19
✔ 39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
Murder in the Locked Library (Book Retreat Mysteries, #4) by Ellery Adams Murder in the Locked Library 08/11
✔ 40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
Witch Is When Everything Went Crazy (A Witch P.I. Mystery #3) by Adele Abbott Witch Is When Everything Went Crazy 02/27
✔ 41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
Dead Ringer (Music Lover's Mystery #1) by Sarah Fox Dead Ringer 09/24
✔ 42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
Big Bunny Bump Off (Zoe Donovan Mystery #5) by Kathi Daley Big Bunny Bump Off 03/11
✔ 43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
15 Minutes (A Maizie Albright Star Detective Mystery, #1) by Larissa Reinhart 15 Minutes 02/24
✔ 44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
The Antique House Murders (Oakwood Mystery #2) by Leslie Nagel The Antique House Murders 01/31
✔ 45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
Another One Bites the Crust by H.Y. Hanna Another One Bites the Crust 01/13
✔ 46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
Wine, Dine and Christmas Crimes (Baker Girls Cozy Mystery Book 3) by Maria Grazia Swan Wine, Dine and Christmas Crimes 12/22
✔ 47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
Thirteen Chocolates (A Chandler's Chocolate Box Mystery, #1) by Agatha Chocolats Thirteen Chocolates 12/26
✔ 48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
The Shadow of Death (Sister Agatha and Father Selwyn Mystery #1) by Jane Willan The Shadow of Death 03/08
✔ 49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
Overdose in Paradise by Deborah Brown Overdose in Paradise 05/17
✔ 50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
Murder in the Secret Garden (Book Retreat Mysteries, #3) by Ellery Adams Murder in the Secret Garden 04/17
✔ 51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
All Murders Final! (Sarah Winston Garage Sale Mystery #3) by Sherry Harris All Murders Final! 07/13
✔ 52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
Christmas Spirit (Darcy Sweet #14) by K.J. Emrick Christmas Spirit 12/21
✔ 53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
Flying Too High (Phryne Fisher, #2) by Kerry Greenwood Flying Too High 08/13
✔ 54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
Concealed in Death (In Death, #38) by J.D. Robb Concealed in Death 05/21
✔ 55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
Handbags & Homicide (Aloha Lagoon Mysteries #12) by Anne Marie Stoddard Handbags & Homicide 05/12
✔ 56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013
Little Black Book of Murder A Blackbird Sisters Mystery (The Blackbird Sisters Mystery Series 9) by Nancy Martin Little Black Book of Murder: A Blackbird Sisters Mystery 06/16


message 7: by Barbara ★ (last edited Nov 04, 2019 07:27PM) (new)

Barbara ★ | 1924 comments The Nancy Drew Books
Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2019

Level: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

READ: 56/56

✔ 1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
Dreamspell - Tamara Leigh 1/26
✔ 2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
Biceps Of Death - David Stukas (and should have stayed there!) 5/1
✔ 3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
Blade Bound - Chloe Neill 3/15
Blade Bound (Chicagoland Vampires, #13) by Chloe Neill
✔ 4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
The Unholy - Heather Graham 1/16
✔ 5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
Broken - Laura Wright 3/2
✔ 6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
Indigo Springs - A.M. Dellamonica 7/23
✔ 7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
The Eerie Adventures of the Lycanthrope Robinson Crusoe - Peter Clines (written in diary form) 10/11
✔ 8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
Loving Cara - Kristen Proby 3/5
✔ 9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
The Devil's Labyrinth - John Saul 1/13
✔ 10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
Simply Sexy - Linda Francis Lee 1/20
Simply Sexy by Linda Francis Lee
✔ 11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
Branded for You - Cheyenne McCray (diamond ring) 10/19
✔ 12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
Echoes in the Bayou - Ursula Dukes 3/7
Echoes in the Bayou by Ursula Dukes
✔ 13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
Not Even Bones - Rebecca Schaeffer 4/20
Not Even Bones (Market of Monsters, #1) by Rebecca Schaeffer
✔ 14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
The Silver Metal Lover - Tanith Lee 10/15
✔ 15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
A Conjuring of Light - V.E. Schwab 8/30
✔ 16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
A Gathering of Shadows - V.E. Schwab (hero & heroine dance together) 7/16
✔ 17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
Iron and Magic - Ilona Andrews 6/15
✔ 18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
Pall in the Family - Dawn Eastman 6/27
Pall in the Family (A Family Fortune Mystery, #1) by Dawn Eastman
✔ 19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
The Amber Isle - Ashley Capes 7/4
✔ 20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
Bitter Bite - Jennifer Estep 2/1
Bitter Bite (Elemental Assassin, #14) by Jennifer Estep
✔ 21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
The Uninvited - Heather Graham 2/2
✔ 22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
Craving - Helen Hardt 4/2
✔ 23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
The Absent One - Jussi Adler-Olsen 1/6
✔ 24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
Mrs. Pollifax on Safari - Dorothy Gilman 3/14
✔ 25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
Aunt Dimity's Good Deed - Nancy Atherton 2/25
✔ 26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
A Highland Knight's Desire - Amy Jarecki 3/16
✔ 27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
The Mermaid Trials - Cameron Drake 1/1
✔ 28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
Fighting for Flight - JD Salsbury 1/6
Fighting for Flight (Fighting, #1) by J.B. Salsbury
✔ 29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
Innocence - Dean Koontz 1/10
✔ 30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
Grace Among Thieves - Julie Hyzy (museums robbed) 7/18
✔ 31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
Rook - Miranda Lynn (tiger) 1/30
Rook (Black Mountain Pack Book 2) by Miranda Lynn
✔ 32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
The Shining Girls - Lauren Beukes 3/12
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
✔ 33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
Nice Girls Don't Have Fangs - Molly Harper 1/12
✔ 34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
The Invisible Code - Christopher Fowler 3/1
The Invisible Code (Peculiar Crimes Unit #10) by Christopher Fowler
✔ 35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
All Together Dead - Charlaine Harris 7/11
✔ 36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
Leverage in Death - J.D. Robb 2/17
✔ 37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
Norse Jewel - Gina Conkle 2/25
✔ 38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
To Catch Her Death - Boone Brux 2/24
✔ 39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
Fighting the Fall - JD Salsbury (two 3 y.o.'s) 3/23
✔ 40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
Tuesday's Gone - Nicci French 1/11
Tuesday's Gone A Frieda Klein Novel by Nicci French
✔ 41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
Hey Diddle Diddle, the Corpse and the Fiddle - Fran Rizer (banjo) 3/29
✔ 42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
Wyoming Tough - Diana Palmer 3/5
✔ 43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
Method 15/33 - Shannon Kirk 2/20
✔ 44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
The Purity of Vengeance - Jussi Adler-Olsen 3/9
✔ 45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
Alaskan Wolf - Linda O. Johnston 1/24
Alaskan Wolf (Alpha Force #1) by Linda O. Johnston
✔ 46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
Through Rain and Missing Mantaurs - Jeanne Marcella (15 ratings) 2/22
✔ 47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
Morbid Thoughts - Michael McGovern (only 1 book published) 2/23
✔ 48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
A Rogue by Any Other Name - Sarah MacLean 5/26
A Rogue by Any Other Name (The Rules of Scoundrels, #1) by Sarah MacLean
✔ 49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
A Deadly Cliché - Ellery Adams 6/18
✔ 50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
Marly's Choice - Lora Leigh 1/12
✔ 51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
A Beautiful Dark - Jocelyn Davies 2/10
✔53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
Branded - Laura Wright 3/1
✔54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
An Easy Death - Charlaine Harris 1/18
✔55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
Vampires Like It Hot - Lynsay Sands 5/29
✔56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013
Waiting for Wednesday - Nicci French 1/28

CHALLENGE COMPLETE


message 8: by Nicole (last edited Feb 15, 2019 05:01AM) (new)

Nicole P 2019 The Nancy Drew Books

Level: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

27/56 completed

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list: Single by Saturday by Catherine Bybee (09/01) ★★★
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel: Insider X by Dave Buschi (05/01) ★★★★
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story: Fast & Loose by Elizabeth Bevarly (12/01) ★★★
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title: Luna and the Lie by Mariana Zapata (03/01) ★★★
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry: Hotshot Doc by R.S. Grey (02/02) ★★★★★
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover: Sunday Love by K.J. Lewis (17/01) ★★★★
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you: The Boyfriend Mandate by River Jaymes (01/01) ★★
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances: Come As You Are by Lauren Blakely (08/01) ★★★★
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover: New Year's Kiss by Tielle St. Clare (07/01) ★★
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover: Thursday's Child by Sandra Brown (03/01) ★★★
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
✓ The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time: Cocky Bastard by Vi Keeland & Penelope Ward (26/01) ★★
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
✓ The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author: Role Play by Tess Oliver (01/01) ★★★
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (02/01) ★★★
✓ The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime: Dating Mr. December by Phillipa Ashley (15/01) ★★★
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover: The Concubine's Daughter by Pai Kit Fai (30/01) ★★
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover: Diary of a Bad Year by J.M. Coetzee (30/01) ★★★
✓ The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie: Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington (26/01) ★★★
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book: Friday's Child by Georgette Heyer (08/01) ★★★
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story: CONOR by A. Zavarelli (10/02) ★★★
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover: Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa by Antjie Krog (04/01) ★★★★
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings: The Breakup Plan by Jennifer Sucevic (08/02) ★★★ - 46 ratings as of 08/02/19.
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water: Big Deck by Remy Rose (01/02) ★★
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it: Road-Tripped by Nicole Archer (28/01) ★★
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews: Fall by Kristen Callihan (05/02) ★★★★★
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago: Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton (02/02) ★★★★
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (27/01) ★★★★
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island: Kamikaze: A Japanese Pilot's Own Spectacular Story Of The Famous Suicide Squadrons by Yasuo Kuwahara (11/01) ★★★★
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013

1 Single by Saturday (The Weekday Brides, #4) by Catherine Bybee 3 Insider X by Dave Buschi Fast & Loose (Kentucky Derby, #1) by Elizabeth Bevarly 6 7 Luna and the Lie by Mariana Zapata 9 10 Hotshot Doc by R.S. Grey 12 Sunday Love (Sunday Love, #1) by K.J. Lewis The Boyfriend Mandate (The Boyfriend Chronicles, #2) by River Jaymes 15 Come As You Are by Lauren Blakely 17 New Year's Kiss (Wolf's Heritage, #1) by Tielle St. Clare 19 Thursday's Child by Sandra Brown 21 Cocky Bastard by Penelope Ward 23 24 25 26 Role Play (Plaything, #4) by Tess Oliver The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Dating Mr. December by Phillipa Ashley 30 31 The Concubine's Daughter by Pai Kit Fai 33 Diary of a Bad Year by J.M. Coetzee Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington 36 Friday's Child by Georgette Heyer 38 Conor (Boston Underworld #6) by A. Zavarelli 40 41 42 43 44 Country of My Skull Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa by Antjie Krog The Breakup Plan by Jennifer Sucevic 47 48 Big Deck by Remy Rose Road-Tripped (Ad Agency #1) by Nicole Archer Fall (VIP, #3) by Kristen Callihan Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand 54 Kamikaze A Japanese Pilot's Own Spectacular Story of the Famous Suicide Squadrons by Yasuo Kuwahara 56


message 9: by Debbie (last edited Oct 03, 2019 07:18AM) (new)

Debbie (debbiegray) | 1001 comments I am looking forward to this challenge. I want to read through this series again and have read the first one already. My local library has a bunch, so I hope to do well


Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books 44/44
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - The Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene 1/17/19
The Hidden Staircase (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #2) by Carolyn Keene
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover The Lady in the Attic by Tara Randel 4/12/19
The Lady in the Attic (Annie's Attic Mysteries #1) by Tara Randel
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel Surfside Sisters by Nancy Thayer 8/8/19
Surfside Sisters by Nancy Thayer
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story The Big Cat Nap by Rita Mae Brown 4/30/19
The Big Cat Nap (Mrs. Murphy, #20) by Rita Mae Brown
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden Love Lies Bleeding by Susan Wittig Albert 6/20/19
Love Lies Bleeding (China Bayles, #6) by Susan Wittig Albert
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title Miss Julia Paints the Town by Ann B. Ross
Miss Julia Paints the Town (Miss Julia, #9) by Ann B. Ross
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover Miss Julia Delivers the Goods by Ann B. Ross 6/30/19
Miss Julia Delivers the Goods (Miss Julia, #10) by Ann B. Ross
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry Lilac Lane by Sherryl Woods 4/14/19
Lilac Lane (Chesapeake Shores, #14) by Sherryl Woods
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover Picked to Die by Sheila Connolly 2/25/19
Picked to Die (Orchard, #8) by Sheila Connolly
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover Once Upon Stilettos by Shanna Swendson 5/4/19
Once Upon Stilettos (Enchanted, Inc., #2) by Shanna Swendson
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you Executive Privilege by Phillip Margolin 5/30/19
Executive Privilege (Dana Cutler, #1) by Phillip Margolin
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river Who Moved My Goat Cheese? by Lynn Cahoon 10/2/19
Who Moved My Goat Cheese? (Farm-to-Fork Mystery #1) by Lynn Cahoon
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days by Janice Dean 6/5/19
Mostly Sunny How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days by Janice Dean
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton
The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map Crime Brûlée by Nancy Fairbanks 3/26/19
Crime Brûlée (A Carolyn Blue Culinary Mystery, #1) by Nancy Fairbanks
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover Murder and the First Lady by Elliott Roosevelt 7/29/19
Murder and the First Lady (Eleanor Roosevelt, #1) by Elliott Roosevelt
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story Murder at the Mansion by Sheila Connolly 3/4/19
Murder at the Mansion (Victorian Village Mysteries, #1) by Sheila Connolly
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time A Willing Murder by Jude Deveraux 1/18/19
A Willing Murder (Medlar Mystery #1) by Jude Deveraux
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera A Justified Murder by Jude Deveraux 4/2/19
A Justified Murder (Medlar Mystery #2) by Jude Deveraux
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story Tiles and Tribulations by Tamar Myers 6/28/19
Tiles and Tribulations (Den of Antiquity Mystery, #10) by Tamar Myers
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author California Girls by Susan Mallery 5/10/19
California Girls by Susan Mallery
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump by Gregg Jarrett 2/6/19
The Russia Hoax The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump by Gregg Jarrett
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it Sleeping With Anemone by Kate Collins 5/19/19
Sleeping With Anemone (A Flower Shop Mystery, #9) by Kate Collins
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover Mayhem & Mass by Olivia Matthews 9/10/19
Mayhem & Mass (A Sister Lou Mystery #1) by Olivia Matthews
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover Sneaky Pie for President by Rita Mae Brown 7/17/19
Sneaky Pie for President (Mrs. Murphy, #21) by Rita Mae Brown
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday by Nancy Atherton 7/5/19
Aunt Dimity Takes a Holiday (Aunt Dimity Mystery, #8) by Nancy Atherton
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover Recipes & Wooden Spoons by Judy Baer 3/17/19
Recipes & Wooden Spoons (Tales from Grace Chapel Inn, #3) by Judy Baer
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution by Tucker Carlson 8/1/19
Ship of Fools How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution by Tucker Carlson
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg 6/14/19
The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book Damsel Under Stress by Shanna Swendson 9/16/19
Damsel Under Stress (Enchanted, Inc., #3) by Shanna Swendson
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story Happiness Key by Emilie Richards 2/23/19
Happiness Key (Happiness Key, #1) by Emilie Richards
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument Hidden History by Melody Carlson 4/5/19
Hidden History (Tales From Grace Chapel Inn, #4) by Melody Carlson
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains The Summer Guests by Mary Alice Monroe
The Summer Guests by Mary Alice Monroe
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title Ten Beach Road by Wendy Wax 5/23/19
Ten Beach Road (Ten Beach Road, #1) by Wendy Wax
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved The Good Husband of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith 3/23/19
The Good Husband of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover Murder at the Pentagon by Margaret Truman 2/3/19
Murder at the Pentagon (Capital Crimes, #11) by Margaret Truman
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings A Deadly Arrangement by Denise Osborne 3/11/19
A Deadly Arrangement (Feng Shui, #1) by Denise Osborne
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author Ladies Who Punch by Ramin Setoodeh 5/28/19
Ladies Who Punch The Explosive Inside Story of "The View" by Ramin Setoodeh
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water Musseled Out by Barbara Ross 1/26/19
Musseled Out (A Maine Clambake Mystery, #3) by Barbara Ross
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it Murders on Elderberry Road by Sally Goldenbaum 1/4/19
Murders on Elderberry Road by Sally Goldenbaum
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams 3/15/19
The Whispered Word (Secret, Book, & Scone Society, #2) by Ellery Adams
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O'Brien4/17/19
Fly Girls How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History by Keith O'Brien
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks) Hearse and Buggy by Laura Bradford 1/13/18
Hearse and Buggy (An Amish Mystery, #1) by Laura Bradford
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins 1/1/19 416p
Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013...6/4/2013...Monument to the Dead by Sheila Connolly 6/10/19
Monument to the Dead (Museum, #4) by Sheila Connolly


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Debbie (debbiegray) | 1001 comments reserved


message 11: by Book Concierge (last edited Sep 30, 2019 05:33PM) (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2357 comments Nancy Drew
Begins: 01Jan19 / Ends: 31Dec19


LEVEL: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

55 / 45 books completed

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book - A Breath of Snow and Ashes ✔ – 14Feb19

2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list - Mango Elephants in the Sun ✔ – 05Apr19

3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - house on the cover - Mrs. Jeffries and the Silent Knight by Emily Brightwell ✔ – 30July19

4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel - The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules ✔ – 06Feb19

5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story - Riders of the Purple Sage ✔ – 18May19

6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden - Bittersweet ✔ – 15May19

7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book - The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street ✔ – 26July19

8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title - I Was Anastasia ✔ – 23Feb19

9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle - Other Voices, Other Rooms ✔ – 09Jan19

10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover - A Broth of Betrayal (Soup Lover's Mystery, #2) by Connie Archer ✔ – 27Mar19

11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry - My Sister, the Serial Killer ✔ – 07Mar19

12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - tree on cover - Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ✔ – 04Mar19

13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover - A Year in Provence by Peter Mayle ✔ – 20Feb19

14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you - Fascism: A Warning ✔ – 19Apr19

15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river - The Line Becomes A River ✔ – 09May19

16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine ✔ – 15Mar19

17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title

18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - large building on the cover - Blind Justice (Sir John Fielding, #1) by Bruce Alexander ✔ – 17July19

19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map - In a Sunburned Country ✔ – 01Mar19

20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - jewelry on cover - China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians, #2) by Kevin Kwan ✔ – 26Feb19 (a bit hard to see, but she's dripping in diamonds!)

21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story - Deviant ✔ – 17Mar19

22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time - The Dog Who Knew Too Much ✔ – 03Jan19

23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book - The Hate U Give ✔ – 28Mar19

24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera - November Road ✔ – 26Mar19

25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story - Santa Cruise ✔ – 28Apr19

26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire - Nine Perfect Strangers ✔ – 09Mar19

27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author - Julia Alvarez / How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents ✔ – 27Jan19

28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - black cover - Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan ✔ – 20Feb19

29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime - Carols and Chaos ✔ – 16Apr19

30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it - A Single Shard ✔ – 20Mar19

31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - animal on cover - Carrying Albert Home The Somewhat True Story of A Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator by Homer Hickam ✔ – 21Jan19

32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - red cover - Odd One Out by Nic Stone ✔ – 21Apr19

33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book - The Devil and Winnie Flynn ✔ – 12July19

34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - window on cover - Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict ✔ – 10Jan1

35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie - The End of the Affair ✔ – 15Feb19

36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller - Where the Crawdads Sing ✔ – 12Feb19

37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book - The Hamilton Affair ✔ – 16Jan19

38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book - Dorothy Must Die ✔ – 06June19

39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story - Girl Waits with Gun ✔ – 03May19

40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - moon on cover - They Came to Baghdad by Agatha Christie ✔ – 02Feb19

41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument - OSCAR plays the organ in Winter Solstice ✔ – 21Jan19

42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains - A Stardance Summer ✔ – 21June19



43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title - 300 Days of Sun ✔ – 16Feb19

44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved - D Is For Deadbeat ✔ – 24apr19

45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - blue cover - Us Against You (Beartown, #2) by Fredrik Backman ✔ – 06Mar19

46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings - The Polar Bear Waltz ✔ – 13Feb19

47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author - Baxter Black / Coyote Cowboy Poetry ✔ – 13Apr19

48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - Stairs on cover - The Two Faces of January by Patricia Highsmith ✔ – 07June19

49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water - Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery ✔ – 06Jan19

50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it - The Antelope Wife ✔ – 28Apr19

51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews - Inside Out & Back Again ✔ – 01Mar19

52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago - The House of the Spirits ✔ – 03June19

53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane - A River of Stars ✔ – 12Mar19

54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks) - For Everything a Season ✔ – 06Feb19

55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island - Pachinko ✔ – 05Apr19

56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013 - We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves ✔ – 05May19


message 12: by Hope (last edited Dec 15, 2018 12:19AM) (new)

Hope | 31 comments OMG I love Nancy Drew. I am so in!

The Nancy Drew Challenge
George Fayne Level (19+ books)
January 1-December 31st, 2019

0/19


1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list -- The Hidden Staircase
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book -- Jane Austen's Letters
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title -- Ethan's Bride
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover --
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


Sallie(GeorgiaGirl) (shuga) | 56 comments 1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 14: by Jonquil (last edited Dec 29, 2019 05:43PM) (new)

Jonquil | 699 comments Nancy Drew Books
January 1 - December 31, 2019

George Fayne (19-27 books)

DONE Calling it at 53

1. The Secret of the Old Clock time travel book Kilty Mind: Romantic Suspense Mystery Thriller 1/20
2. The Hidden Staircase hidden on TBR Fat Tuesday Fricassee 1/20
3. The Bungalow Mystery house on cover Sheila Connolly 2/4
Seeing the Dead (Relatively Dead, #2) by Sheila Connolly
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn mc stays at hotel New Year's Eve Murder 1/5
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch horses in story Rocky Mountain Cowboy Christmas Katie Ruggle 3/14
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm mc has garden Bewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti Bailey Cates 5/25
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter 1st name in title Black Jack 1/2
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles mc uses candle Spellcasting in Silk Juliet Blackwell 9/1
10. Password to Larkspur Lane flowers on the cover Steven Henry 8/9
Double Scotch (The Erin O'Reilly K-9 Mysteries #4) by Steven Henry
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket mc receives jewelry Claws for Celebration Linda Reilly 11/22
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak tree on cover Sheila Connolly 4/20
Picked to Die (Orchard, #8) by Sheila Connolly
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm white on cover (it's ivory white) Teresa Ghilarducci 3/17
How to Retire with Enough Money And How to Know What Enough Is by Teresa Ghilarducci
14. The Whispering Statue recommended to you Paris, Before You Die Mary Bowers 4/10
15. The Haunted Bridge set near a river Natural Thorn Killer Kate E. Dyer-Seeley 5/28
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels mc dances (taps) Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses Mary McHugh 1/1
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk metal in title Five Gold Smuggling Rings: 12 Days of Christmas series Diane Kelly 1/6
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion large building on cover Marcia Muller 4/21
The Breakers (Sharon McCone, #33) by Marcia Muller
19. The Quest of the Missing Map mc uses a map Undercover Justice Nico Rosso 4/14
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box jewelry on the cover Kathleen Bridge 5/30
Death by the Sea (A By the Sea Mystery #1) by Kathleen Bridge
21. The Secret in the Old Attic antiques in story Antiques Ravin' Barbara Allan 6/21
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall mc is a prisoner for a time Heritage Tara Ellis 3/9
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell listen to an audio book Walk on the Wild Side Christine Warren 9/9
24. The Clue in the Old Album mc uses a camera Murder, She Reported Peg Cochran 11/18
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall ghost in story Lowcountry Boil Susan M. Boyer 2/9
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady female author Meg Medina Merci Suárez Changes Gears 1/1
28. The Clue of the Black Keys lot of black on cover Stella Rimington 4/18
At Risk (Liz Carlyle, #1) by Stella Rimington
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) -set during the wintertime Swamp Santa Jana Deleon 12/6
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) robbery in it Rules in Defiance Nichole Severn 12/27
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) animal on the cover Mollie Cox Bryan 12/21
Christmas Cow Bells (A Buttermilk Creek Mystery #1) by Mollie Cox Bryan
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery lot of red on cover Sandra Orchard 2/24
Another Day, Another Dali (Serena Jones Mystery #2) by Sandra Orchard
33. The Witch Tree Symbol paranormal Witness Enchantment 1/3
34. The Hidden Window Mystery window on cover Kathi Daley 1/4
Boxes in the Basement (The Inn at Holiday Bay, #1) by Kathi Daley
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion a best seller Untouchable Jayne Ann Krentz 1/28
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach historical book A Summoning of Djinn Alisa Kester 1/30
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon fantasy Wundersmith: The Calling of Morrigan Crow 1/1
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet with a small child in the story The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street Karina Yan Glaser 1/18
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery moon on cover Elle Adams 1/6
Witch in Disguise (Blair Wilkes Mystery #4) by Elle Adams
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes mc plays musical instrument The Quartered Sea Tanya Huff 11/24
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill in mountains A Murder for the Books Victoria Gilbert 1/19
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps number in title Four Relentless Days Elle James 1/1
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher puzzle of some kind is solved Mr. Lemoncello's All-Star Breakout Game Chris Grabenstein 6/20
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery blue cover Stan Jones 5/3
Tundra Kill (Nathan Active Mystery #5) by Stan Jones
46. The Invisible Intruder less than 50 ratings 10 ratings Murder At Kildare Mensa Clare O'Beara 1/27
47. The Mysterious Mannequin relatively unknown author Stephanie Damore Mourning After 1/5
48. The Crooked Banister stairs on the cover Sarah Fox 1/20
The Crepes of Wrath (Pancake House Mystery #1) by Sarah Fox
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay near water- seaside town of Wildwood Cove For Whom the Bread Rolls Sarah Fox 1/23
50. The Double Jinx Mystery twins in it Twinepathy C.B. Cook 2/4
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye glowing reviews Secret Agent Under Fire Geri Krotow 1/19
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City - re-read a book that you read a long time ago Anne of Avonlea L.M. Montgomery 11/24
53. The Sky Phantom mc flies on an airplane Murder at Macbeth 1/6
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment The Strange Message in the Parchment Carolyn Keene 2/2
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island set on an island Witchin' USA Amanda M. Lee 2/16 [
56. The Thirteenth Pearl pub 2013 [book:Rosemary and Crime|17286751] Gail Oust 1/23


message 15: by Chelle (last edited Feb 13, 2019 09:31AM) (new)

Chelle (MaleficentBookDragon) (chellerydz) | 459 comments Chelle's Nancy Drew Challenge

Level - Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books


1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
✔4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians, #2) by Kevin Kwan
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
✔11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians, #1) by Kevin Kwan
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
✔49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972)
Into the Drowning Deep (Rolling in the Deep, #1) by Mira Grant - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
✔54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
Pattern Behavior The Seamy Side of Fashion by Natalie Kossar
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 16: by Ryan (new)

Ryan (librarianryan) I'm in. Going to do the housekeeper challenge since I already own the first 8 books.

The rest should be fun to try.


message 17: by Wanda (last edited Dec 28, 2019 12:58PM) (new)

Wanda (oma1229) | 344 comments January 1-December 31, 2019
Level: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire)(view spoiler)


message 18: by Viji (new)

Viji | 76 comments NANCY DREW BOOKS
January 1-December 31, 2019


No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.

Levels
Hannah Gruen (the housekeeper): 1 - 9 books
Bess Marvin (a delicate, feminine friend): 10 - 18 books
George Fayne (described as a tomboy, friend): 19 - 27 books
Carson Drew (father and attorney): 28 - 35 books
Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 19: by Brenda (new)

Brenda | 44 comments The Nancy Drew Books
Duration:
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019
Level: Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books

0/36-44

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 20: by Karen ♐ (last edited Nov 19, 2019 04:47PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 1864 comments TCF Nancy Drew Challenge
Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2019
This is a 1 year challenge.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.

Progress: 51 Read

Levels:

Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book - Return To Yellowstone Peggy L. Henderson - 1/2

2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list - The Pride of Jared MacKade Nora Roberts - 1/10

3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover - Stealing Home (The Sweet Magnolias #1) by Sherryl Woods Sherryl Woods - 1/2

4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel - Stanton Completely T.L. Swan - 1/14

5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story - A Yellowstone Christmas Peggy L. Henderson - 1/3

6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden - Carry the World Susan Fanetti - 7/14

7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book

8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title - The Heart of Devin MacKade Nora Roberts - 1/11

9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle - Feels Like Family Sherryl Woods - 4/24

10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover - Shelter Mountain (Virgin River, #2) by Robyn Carr Robyn Carr - 2/3

11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry - Fantasy in Death J.D. Robb - 1/7

12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover Virgin River (Virgin River, #1) by Robyn Carr Robyn Carr - 1/5

13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover - Heaven Can't Wait (I-Team, #1.5) by Pamela Clare Pamela Clare - 1/3

14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you - Raw: Rebirth Belle Aurora - 1/8

15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river - Chasing the Sun Kaki Warner - 1/26

16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances - Hidden Worthiness Susan Fanetti - 1/22

17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title

18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover - A Slice of Heaven (The Sweet Magnolias #2) by Sherryl Woods Sherryl Woods - 4/18

19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map - Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir Agatha Christie Mallowan - 3/7

20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover - Secrets Aleatha Romig - 5/30

21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story

22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time - Rekindled Kaylea Cross - 1/17

23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book - Hard Evidence Pamela Clare - 1/16

24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera - Honor Reclaimed Tonya Burrows - 6/2

25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story - The McKettrick Way Linda Lael Miller - 2/5

26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire - Feral King Sparrow Beckett - 2/12

27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author - Yours and Mine Debbie Macomber - 1/27

28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover - Dream & Dare (The Night Horde SoCal, #3.5) by Susan Fanetti Susan Fanetti - 2/7

29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime - Under the Mistletoe with Me Kristen Proby - 1/16

30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it - Genuine Lies Nora Roberts - 10/2

31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover - Tate (McKettricks, #11) by Linda Lael Miller Linda Lael Miller - 4/25

32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover - It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Lisa Kleypas - 2/23

33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book - Key of Light Nora Roberts - 4/30

34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover - Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks Nicholas Sparks - 8/7

35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie - Carolina Moon Nora Roberts - 1/28

36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller - Killing Floor Lee Child - 3/18

37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book - Fall of Giants Ken Follett - 2/9

38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book

39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story - Knife & Flesh Susan Fanetti - 2/9

40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover - Either Side of Midnight by Tori de Clare Tori de Clare - 11/18

41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument - The Mighty Storm Samantha Towle - 1/23

42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains - Deacon Kristen Ashley - 3/21

43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title - Zero at the Bone Jane Seville - 3/30

44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved - Garrett Linda Lael Miller - 5/24

45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover - Ripples by Aleatha Romig Aleatha Romig - 2/7

46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings - 32 ratings - Yellowstone Reflections Peggy L. Henderson - 2/21

47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author - Yellowstone Dawn Peggy L. Henderson - 3/2

48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover

49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water - The Billionaire's Christmas J.S. Scott - 1/18

50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it - Down to You Michelle Leighton - 1/19

51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews - Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold Ellen O'Connell - 2/19

52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago - Whispering Rock Robyn Carr - 3/6

53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane - The Banker Penelope Sky - 2/5

54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks) - Black Hills Nora Roberts - 3/15

55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island - The View from Alameda Island Robyn Carr - 6/6

56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013 - At Last Whitney G. - 1/28

Return To Yellowstone (Yellowstone Romance, #1.3) by Peggy L. Henderson The Pride of Jared MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #2) by Nora Roberts Stealing Home (The Sweet Magnolias #1) by Sherryl Woods Stanton Completely (Stanton, #3) by T.L. Swan A Yellowstone Christmas (Yellowstone Romance, #1.5) by Peggy L. Henderson Carry the World by Susan Fanetti 7 The Heart of Devin MacKade (The MacKade Brothers, #3) by Nora Roberts Feels Like Family (The Sweet Magnolias #3) by Sherryl Woods Shelter Mountain (Virgin River, #2) by Robyn Carr Fantasy in Death (In Death, #30) by J.D. Robb Virgin River (Virgin River, #1) by Robyn Carr Heaven Can't Wait (I-Team, #1.5) by Pamela Clare Rebirth (RAW Family, #3) by Belle Aurora Chasing the Sun (Blood Rose, #3) by Kaki Warner Hidden Worthiness (Pagano Brothers, #2) by Susan Fanetti 17 A Slice of Heaven (The Sweet Magnolias #2) by Sherryl Woods Come, Tell Me How You Live An Archaeological Memoir by Agatha Christie Mallowan Secrets (Web of Sin, #1) by Aleatha Romig 21 Rekindled (Titanium Security, #5) by Kaylea Cross Hard Evidence (I-Team, #2) by Pamela Clare Honor Reclaimed (HORNET, #2) by Tonya Burrows The McKettrick Way (McKettricks, #9) by Linda Lael Miller Feral King (The Dominant Bastard Duology #1) by Sparrow Beckett Yours and Mine by Debbie Macomber Dream & Dare (The Night Horde SoCal, #3.5) by Susan Fanetti Under the Mistletoe with Me (With Me in Seattle, #1.5) by Kristen Proby Genuine Lies by Nora Roberts Tate (McKettricks, #11) by Linda Lael Miller It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers, #2) by Lisa Kleypas Key of Light (Key Trilogy, #1) by Nora Roberts Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts Killing Floor (Jack Reacher, #1) by Lee Child Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) by Ken Follett 38 Knife & Flesh (The Night Horde SoCal #4) by Susan Fanetti Either Side of Midnight by Tori de Clare The Mighty Storm (The Storm, #1) by Samantha Towle Deacon (Unfinished Hero, #4) by Kristen Ashley Zero at the Bone (Zero at the Bone) by Jane Seville Garrett (McKettricks, #12) by Linda Lael Miller Ripples by Aleatha Romig Yellowstone Reflections (Yellowstone Romance, #2.5) by Peggy L. Henderson Yellowstone Dawn (Yellowstone Romance, #4) by Peggy L. Henderson 48 The Billionaire's Christmas (The Sinclairs, #0.5) by J.S. Scott Down to You (The Bad Boys, #1) by Michelle Leighton Eyes of Silver, Eyes of Gold by Ellen O'Connell Whispering Rock (Virgin River, #3) by Robyn Carr The Banker (Banker, #1) by Penelope Sky Black Hills by Nora Roberts The View from Alameda Island by Robyn Carr At Last (Mid-Life Love, #2) by Whitney G.


message 21: by Bonita (last edited Jan 02, 2019 01:29PM) (new)

Bonita Nancy Drew Challenge
1/1/19 - 12/31/19


Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

1/56

1. The Secret of the Old Clock 1/2/19
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 22: by Sherry (new)

Sherry Walters | 6 comments Excited about this challenge. Have never read any of these books so doing to do the Nancy Drew ones

Nancy Drew Challenge
1/1/19 - 12/31/19

Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

0/56

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 23: by Tania (last edited Dec 30, 2019 05:03AM) (new)

Tania | 166 comments COMPLETE as of Dec 30 - Nancy Drew
The Nancy Drew Books
Level: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books
Progress: 56/56


No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.

✓1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book - The Portal by Kathryn Lasky (12/30)
✓2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list: Veiled Freedom by Jeanette Windle (7/16)
✓3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover: Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy (3/20)
Dopesick Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy
✓4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel: The Rum Diary by Hunter S Thompson (2/12)
✓5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story: My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara (1/13)
✓6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden: Beka Lamb by Zee Edgell (4/29)
✓7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book: The Screwtape Letters: Also Includes "Screwtape Proposes a Toast" by C.S. Lewis (1/22)
✓8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (5/16)
✓9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle: The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery of the Midnight Trolls by Jerry West (3/4)
✓10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover: We Were Mothers by Katie Sise (1/16)
We Were Mothers by Katie Sise
✓11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry: Year One by Nora Roberts (5/21), ring
✓12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover - The Cold Pools by Chris Ward (3/4)
The Cold Pools by Chris Ward
✓13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover: Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds by Joy Adamson (1/28)
Born Free A Lioness of Two Worlds by Joy Adamson
✓14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you - The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell (2/14)
✓15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river: Beware the Kitten Holy by Noelle Stevenson (1/23)
✓16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances: Tainted Love by Erin Cawood (8/12)
✓17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title: Both Sides of the Iron Gates by William Robert MacKenzie (12/26)
✓18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover - Remembering Maas Brothers by Michael J. Lisicky (finished 12/9)
Remembering Maas Brothers (Images of America Florida) by Michael J. Lisicky
✓19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map: Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo (3/2), while careening through Greece
✓20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover: Black Sheep by Rory Scholl (1/9), pearl necklace on cover
Black Sheep (This Can't Be Happening collection) by Rory Scholl
✓21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story: The Secret of the Knight's Sword by Carolyn Keene and Franklin W. Dixon (1/7), searching for an antique sword
✓22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time: The Bungalow Mystery by Carolyn Keene (1/8), spoiler alert
✓23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book: Ms. Mirage by Joe Tone (6/20)
✓24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera: Living Free by Joy Adamson (7/7)
✓25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story: The Ghost of Coralville, Iowa: Just what is she doing in Coralville? by Patricia Noonan (3/4)
✓26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire: Steady Kind of Love by Elisabeth Ogilvie (3/13) Ellen builds a fire on p 87
✓27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author: Identity Thief by Rachel Rosenthal (1/8)
✓28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover: Mistress of All Evil: A Tale of the Dark Fairy by Serena Valentino (6/6)
✓29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime: The Happy Hollisters and the Ice Carnival Mystery by Jerry West (2/18), set in February with snow on the ground
✓30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it: The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene (1/4), several robberies took place
✓31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover: The Happy Hollisters and the Ghost Horse Mystery by Jerry West (2/20)
The Happy Hollisters and the Ghost Horse Mystery (Happy Hollisters, #29) by Jerry West
✓32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover: Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney (2/13)
✓33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (2/9)
✓34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover: Peter And Veronica by Marilyn Sachs (7/9)
Peter And Veronica by Marilyn Sachs
✓35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie: The Help by Kathryn Stockett (1/31), 2011
✓36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller: Star Wars: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn (1/23), NYT April 2017
✓37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book: A Land Remembered, Volume 2 by Patrick D. Smith (1/3), a novel following the settling of Florida when it was still primarily swamp and cattle
✓38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book: Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu (4/10)
✓39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story: Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt (5/12)
✓40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover: The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill (5/6)
✓41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument: Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service by Gary Sinise (4/22)
✓42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains: Wish You Well by David Baldacci (7/22)
✓43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (3/3)
✓44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved: The Box by Brian Harmon (10/29)
✓45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover: A Salty Piece of Land by Jimmy Buffett (3/28)
A Salty Piece of Land by Jimmy Buffett
✓46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings - we'll beachcomb for their broken bones by Elena Botts (3/22), my review was the first
✓47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author: The Third Man by Mani Sheriar (1/8)
✓48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover: The Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene (1/7)
The Hidden Staircase (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #2) by Carolyn Keene
✓49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green (1/14), set near a river
✓50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it: Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson (4/18)
✓51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (6/5)
✓52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago: When the Tripods Came by John Christopher (7/4)
✓53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane: Street Child, A Memoir by Justin Reed Early (4/25)
✓54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks): Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on The Decision Not To Have Kids by Meghan Daum (2/22)
✓55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island: Tales from Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet (7/12)
✓56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013: Nickel Bay Nick by Dean Pitchford (12/10)


message 24: by Rosina (new)

Rosina | 81 comments Read many as a teen will try to read all of them.

Level: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books
Progress: 0/56

No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.


1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 25: by Karol (last edited Jun 27, 2019 03:28AM) (new)

Karol COMPLETED!

I'm in! Bess Marvin level. I'll post the categories I read as I go through the year.

Bess Marvin (a delicate, feminine friend): 10 - 18 book
Completed: 20

2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list A River in Darkness One Man's Escape from North Korea by Masaji Ishikawa , by Masaji Ishikawa, 3/5 stars, 02/10/19

4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
The Dirty Duck (Richard Jury, #4) by Martha Grimes , by Martha Grimes, 4/5 stars, completed on 01/12/19

7. The Clue in the Diary (Nancy Drew, #7) by Carolyn Keene , by Carolyn Keene, 4/5 stars, 01/24/19

8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (Nancy Drew, #8) by Carolyn Keene , by Carolyn Keene, 4/5 stars, 02/16/19

9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories, #9) by Carolyn Keene , 3/5 stars, 2/16/19

12. Read a book with a tree on the cover: Be Dynamic (Acts 1-12) Experience the Power of God's People by Warren W. Wiersbe , 5/5 stars, 5/23/19

14. Read a book that has been recommended to you: The Church in Babylon Heeding the Call to Be a Light in the Darkness by Erwin W. Lutzer , by Erwin W. Lutzer, 5/5 stars, 05/05/19

27. Read a book by a female author: Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann , by Jacqueline Susann, 4/5 stars, 04/18/19.

31. Read a book with an animal on the cover: Nozy Cat 1 A Hope Jones Cozy Mystery by Lyn Key , by Lyn Key, 2/5 stars, 03/24/19

32. Read a book with a lot of red on the cover: Last Train to Istanbul by Ayşe Kulin , 4/5 stars, 4/30/19

33. Read a paranormal book: The Cruellest Month (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #3) by Louise Penny , by Louise Penny, 5/5 stars, 05/17/19

34. Read a book with a window on the cover: Heartbreak Cafe by Penelope J. Stokes , by Penelope J. Stokes, 4/5 stars, 03/10/19

41. Read a book where the MC plays an instrument: The Hawaiian Quilt by Wanda E. Brunstetter by Wanda E. Brunstetter, 3/5 stars, 05/10/19

42. Read a book set in the mountains: Downfall (Joanna Brady, #17) by J.A. Jance , by J.A. Jance, 5/5 stars, 04/07/19

43. Read a book with a number in the title: 44 Irish Short Stories - An Anthology Of Irish Short Fiction From Yeats To Frank O'Connor by Devin A. Garrity , edited by Devin A. Garrity, 3/5 stars, 03/17/19

45. Read a book with a lot of blue on the cover: The Smart Woman's Guide to Planning for Retirement How to Save for Your Future Today by Mary Hunt , by Mary Hunt, 3/5 stars, 05/28/19

46. Read a book with less than 50 ratings: Ghost Towns of Michigan Volume 3 by Larry Wakefield , by Larry Wakefield, 4/5 stars, 03/23/19

47. Read a book by a relatively unknown author: They Labor in Vain, by Michael David Szillat, 4/5 stars, 06/05/19

51. Read a book with glowing reviews Born a Crime Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah 5/5 stars, 03/09/19.

52. Re-read a book that you read a long time ago: Left Behind (Left Behind, #1) by Tim LaHaye , by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, 4/5 stars, 5/29/19


message 26: by JennyR (last edited Jun 23, 2019 05:28PM) (new)

JennyR (mortimerknits) THE NANCY DREW BOOKS CHALLENGE 2019
1 January - 31 December 2019
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

Books Read: 49/56

✓ 1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) -1/3

✓ 2. The Hidden Staircase -1/8

✓ 3. The Bungalow Mystery - read a book with a house on the cover
Thick as Thieves (Cherringham, #4) by Matthew Costello Thick as Thieves, Matthew Costello -2/25

✓ 4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
Appointment with Death, Agatha Christie -2/8
Poirot stays in multiple hotels.

✓ 5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch - read a book with horses in the story
The Glass Magician, Charlie N. Holmberg -4/2
Horses are used for transportation in the story.

✓ 6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm - read a book where the mc has a garden
Echoes of Fire, Suzanne Wright -4/20
Madisyn has a garden.

7. The Clue in the Diary - read an epistolary book

✓ 8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter - read a book with a first name in the title
The Vault of Poseidon, Rob Jones -1/13

✓ 9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles - read a book where the mc uses a candle
Shadow of Night, Deborah Harkness -1/22
Candles are used in 1590

✓ 10. Password to Larkspur Lane - read a book with flowers on the cover
Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot, #22) by Agatha Christie Sad Cypress, Agatha Christie -2/13

✓ 11. The Clue of the Broken Locket - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
The Master Magician, Charlie N. Holmberg -4/5
The MC receives an engagement ring.

✓ 12. The Message in the Hollow Oak - read a book with a tree on the cover
Death on the Nile (Hercule Poirot, #17) by Agatha Christie Death on the Nile, Agatha Christie -1/7

✓ 13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
Walking on Thin Ice (Ice and Snow Christmas, #1) by Jocelynn Drake Walking on Thin Ice, Jocelynn Drake -1/30

✓ 14. The Whispering Statue- read a book that has been recommended to you
Fer-de-Lance (Nero Wolfe, #1) by Rex Stout Fer-de-Lance, Rex Stout -5/7
A coworker recommended this book/series to me.

✓ 15. The Haunted Bridge- read a book set near a river
Murder on Thames, Matthew Costello -2/1
Set near the river Thames.

✓ 16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels - read a book where the mc dances
A Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness -1/15
The MC dances with Matthew.

✓ 17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
Vision in Silver, Anne Bishop -2/26

✓ 18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion - read a book with a very large building on the cover
Mystery at the Manor (Cherringham, #2) by Matthew Costello Mystery at the Manor, Matthew Costello -2/19

✓ 19. The Quest of the Missing Map - read a book where the mc uses a map
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling -4/19/19
Harry uses the Maurader's Map.

20. The Clue in the Jewel Box - read a book with jewelry on the cover

✓ 21. The Secret in the Old Attic - read a book with antiques in the story
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, J.K. Rowling -4/12
The Mirror of Erised is an antique.

✓ 22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
Daughter of the Blood, Anne Bishop -4/3
The MC is held prisoner in Briarwood.

✓ 23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell - listen to an audio book
Full Blooded, Amanda Carlson -5/1
Listened to this book.

✓ 24. The Clue in the Old Album - read a book where the mc uses a camera
In the Ruins, Hailey Turner -5/27
Cameras are used by the press.

✓ 25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall - read a book with a ghost in the story
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling -4/15/19
House ghosts.

26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney - read a book where the mc builds a fire

✓ 27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady - read a book written by a female author
Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins -2/7

✓ 28. The Clue of the Black Keys - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
On Writing A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King -1/27

✓ 29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump - read a book set during the wintertime
Fracture, Jocelynn Drake -4/12
Book is set completely in winter.

✓ 30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask - read a book with a robbery in it
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett -5/11
Crowley doesn't have a strong sense of right & wrong (he is a demon) and just takes what he needs: vehicles. clothes, the anti-christ.

✓ 31. The Ringmaster's Secret - read a book with an animal on the cover
Heir to the Shadows (The Black Jewels, #2) by Anne Bishop Heir to the Shadows, Anne Bishop -4/4

✓ 32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
Murder in the Mews (Hercule Poirot, #18) by Agatha Christie Murder in the Mews, Agatha Christie -2/5

✓ 33. The Witch Tree Symbol - read a paranormal book
The Book of Life, Deborah Harkness -1/25
MP genre Paranormal 774 users.

✓ 34. The Hidden Window Mystery - read a book with a window on the cover
Taken at the Flood (Hercule Poirot, #28) by Agatha Christie Taken at the Flood, Agatha Christie -5/4

✓ 35. The Haunted Showboat - read a book that has been made into a movie
The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins -2/6

✓ 36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion - read a best seller
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling -4/27
Harry Potter, enough said.

✓ 37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach - read a historical book
Time's Convert, Deborah Harkness -6/7
MPG: Historical

✓ 38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon - read a fantasy book
Murder of Crows, Anne Bishop -2/18
MP genre Fantasy 1,519

✓ 39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet - read a book with a small child in the story
Ice, Snow, & Mistletoe, Jocelynn Drake -4/14/19
One of the MC's 5 year old daughter is in the story.

✓ 40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery - read a book with a moon on the cover
Bound by Night (MoonBound Clan Vampire, #1) by Larissa Ione Bound by Night, Larissa Ione -5/1

✓ 41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
Torch, Jocelynn Drake -5/13
Noah plays the piano and guitar.

✓ 42. The Phantom of Pine Hill- read a book set in the mountains
Chased by Fire, D.K. Holmberg -3/3
The story is set in the mountains.

✓ 43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps- read a book with a number in the title
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe, Agatha Christie -3/12

✓ 44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
The Hollow, Agatha Christie -3/21
Poirot has to solve the puzzle of an elaborate tableau staged for his amusement.

✓ 45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
Hercule Poirot's Christmas (Hercule Poirot, #20) by Agatha Christie Hercule Poirot's Christmas, Agatha Christie -2/12

✓ 46. The Invisible Intruder - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister - read a book with stairs on the cover

✓ 49. The Secret of Mirror Bay - read a book that is set near a body of water
Lake Silence, Anne Bishop -3/6
Takes place next to Lake Silence

✓ 50. The Double Jinx Mystery - read a book with twins in it
The Labours of Hercules, Agatha Christie -4/10
There are twins in "The Stymphalean Birds" story.

✓ 51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye - read a book with glowing reviews
Wild Country, Anne Bishop -3/7
GR rating: 4.32.

✓ 52. The Secret of the Forgotten City - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
Forsaken, Sloane Kennedy -5/17
I first read this book in 2017.

✓ 53. The Sky Phantom - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
Logan's Need, Sloane Kennedy
Logan flies to Chicago to visit his sister at Christmas.

54. The Strange Message in the Parchment - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)

✓ 55. Mystery of Crocodile Island- read a book set on an island
The Paper Magician, Charlie N. Holmberg -3/30
Set in England.

✓ 56. The Thirteenth Pearl - read a book published in 2013
Written in Red, Anne Bishop -2/15
Published Mar 01, 2013.


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message 28: by VampAmber (last edited Jan 12, 2020 06:14PM) (new)

VampAmber | 384 comments Duration: 1/1/19-12/31/19
Level: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books
Progress: 54/56

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - The Angel Wore Fangs (1/10/19)
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - Rogues, Rakes & Jewels (5/29/19)
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - Mask of Duplicity (1/21/19)
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - Sicilian Odyssey (1/6/19)
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - Moonlight (5/25/19)
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - Second Chance Amish Bride (2/4/19)
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2/3/19)
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - The Taming of Xander Sterne (2/24/19)
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - Heart of Darkness (2/10/19)
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - The Color Purple (2/20/19)
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - Kiss of Pride (3/14/19)
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - Wisconsin (7/7/19)
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - Married By Midnight (1/30/19)
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - Fool Moon (6/8/19)
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - Dark Angel (3/13/19)
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story (3/24/19)
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - Silver Bells (12/15/19)
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - If It Ain't Love (2/20/19)
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - A Strange Little Place: The Hauntings & Unexplained Events of One Small Town (6/23/19)
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - The Cat Who Turned on and Off (1/9/19)
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - Then She Was Gone (1/18/19)
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - Scary Stories: The Complete 3-book Audio Collection (10/5/19)
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - A Different Kind Of Fairy Tale (1/22/19)
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - A Sincere Warning About The Entity In Your Home (1/30/19)
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - Spellbinder (2/27/19)
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - Geekerella (2/14/19)
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares: The Haunted City (1/12/19)
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - The Rust Maidens (9/10/19)
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - Q & A (4/10/19)
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - Total Cat Mojo: Everything You Need to Know to Care for Your Favorite Feline Friend (1/2/19)
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - The History of the Snowman: From the Ice Age to the Flea Market (6/21/19)
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - Finding Finn (4/27/19)
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - Penumbra (5/14/19)
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - The Sun Also Rises (1/25/19)
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary (5/2/19)
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - Alanna: The First Adventure (6/28/19)
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - What the Prince Wants (3/30/19)
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - Fingerpainting on the Moon: Writing and Creativity as a Path to Freedom (1/3/19)
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - Notes from the Midnight Driver (10/19/19)
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - The Deputy's Holiday Family (2/16/19)
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - 18 Miles: The Epic Drama of Our Atmosphere and Its Weather (5/5/19)
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - The Other Miss Bridgerton (6/19/19)
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - Traditional Wicca: A Seeker's Guide (5/7/19)
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - A Likely Story (2/23/19)
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - Abandoned Ohio: Ghost Towns, Cemeteries, Schools, and More (4/4/19)
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - Welcome to Dead House (7/2/19)
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - Karma (2/7/19)
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - Secret Vampire (1/11/19)
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - Food: A Love Story (2/2/19)
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - Daughters of Darkness (2/5/19)
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - What We Owe (3/7/19)
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - The Real Men in Black: Evidence, Famous Cases & True Stories of These Mysterious Men & their Connection to UFO Phenomena (1/16/19)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - The Chosen (4/12/19)
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - Kiss of Temptation (8/20/19)

Total Cat Mojo Everything You Need to Know to Care for Your Favorite Feline Friend by Jackson Galaxy Fingerpainting on the Moon Writing and Creativity as a Path to Freedom by Peter Levitt Sicilian Odyssey by Francine Prose The Cat Who Turned on and Off (Cat Who..., #3) by Lilian Jackson Braun The Angel Wore Fangs (Deadly Angels, #7) by Sandra Hill Secret Vampire (Night World, #1) by L.J. Smith The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares The Haunted City by Jason Blum The Real Men in Black Evidence, Famous Cases & True Stories of These Mysterious Men & their Connection to UFO Phenomena by Nick Redfern Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell Mask of Duplicity (The Jacobite Chronicles #1) by Julia Brannan A Different Kind Of Fairy Tale (Spring Towers, #1) by Morgan Rayne The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway Married By Midnight (Pembroke Palace, #4) by Julianne MacLean A Sincere Warning About the Entity in Your Home by Jason Arnopp Food A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer Second Chance Amish Bride (Brides of Lost Creek #1) by Marta Perry Daughters of Darkness (Night World, #2) by L.J. Smith Karma (Karma, #1) by Donna Augustine Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad Geekerella (Once Upon a Con, #1) by Ashley Poston The Deputy's Holiday Family by Mindy Obenhaus The Color Purple by Alice Walker If It Ain't Love by Tamara Allen A Likely Story by Amy Mull Fremgen The Taming of Xander Sterne (The Twin Tycoons #2) by Carole Mortimer Spellbinder (Night World, #3) by L.J. Smith What We Owe by Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde Dark Angel (Night World, #4) by L.J. Smith Kiss of Pride (Deadly Angels, #1) by Sandra Hill Godmother The Secret Cinderella Story by Carolyn Turgeon What the Prince Wants (Royals, #1) by Jules Bennett Abandoned Ohio Ghost Towns, Cemeteries, Schools, and More by Glenn Morris Q & A by Vikas Swarup The Chosen (Night World, #5) by L.J. Smith Finding Finn (Wolf's Mate, #1) by Kiki Burrelli The Professor and the Madman A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester 18 Miles The Epic Drama of Our Atmosphere and Its Weather by Christopher Dewdney Traditional Wicca A Seeker's Guide by Thorn Mooney Penumbra by Carolyn Haines Moonlight by K. Evan Coles Rogues, Rakes & Jewels by Claudy Conn Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2) by Jim Butcher The Other Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys, #3) by Julia Quinn The History of the Snowman From the Ice Age to the Flea Market by Bob Eckstein A Strange Little Place The Hauntings & Unexplained Events of One Small Town by Brennan Storr Alanna The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness #1) by Tamora Pierce Welcome to Dead House (Goosebumps, #1) by R.L. Stine Wisconsin by Mark Van Ells Kiss of Temptation (Deadly Angels, #3) by Sandra Hill The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste Scary Stories The Complete 3-book Audio Collection by Alvin Schwartz Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick Silver Bells by Sadie Hart


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Mave | 192 comments The Nancy Drew Books
Duration: January 1 - December 31, 2019

Level: Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books
Completed


1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 31: by Jeanne (last edited Jul 20, 2019 06:21PM) (new)

Jeanne (oldemill) | 327 comments I always loved the Nancy Drew books. Only question I have is can you mix it up by reading some of the actual Nancy Drew books and some of the suggested alternatives

This is a 1 year challenge.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.

Levels
Hannah Gruen (the housekeeper): 1 - 9 books
Bess Marvin (a delicate, feminine friend): 10 - 18 books
George Fayne (described as a tomboy, friend): 19 - 27 books
Carson Drew (father and attorney): 28 - 35 books
Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, et al; 3/4/2019
The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list - The Benson Murder Case by S.S. Van Dine; 4/17/2019 (pub. 1926; on my list since 1989)
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover - Killer Collection by Ellery Adams 5/11/2019
A Killer Collection (A Collectible Mystery, #1) by J.B. Stanley
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel - Celtic Empire by Clive Cussler 3/27/2019
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story - Greenmantle by John Buchon 4/8/2019
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden - Prisoner's Base by Rex Stout (Nero Wolfe has a garden of 1000 orchids) 4/26/2019
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book - I can't imagine reading an epistolary book so the book I read has a series of vignettes with reference back to previous books for explanation - Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke 3/18/2019
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title - James Penny's New Identity by Lee Child 2/21/2019
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle Glitter Bomb by Laura Childs 1/20/2019
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry - Poisoned Prose by Ellery Adams 5/26/2019 (MC gets engagement ring)
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover - Death of an Art Collector by Robert Goldsborough July 4, 2019
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover - The Darling Dahlias and the Pointsettia Puzzle by Susan WIttig Albert 3/15/2019
The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle (The Darling Dahlias, #8) by Susan Wittig Albert
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you - Just Clause by Lorna Barrett 6/28/2019
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river - Farewell my Cuckoo by Marty Wingate 2/8/2019
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances - Murder on the SS Rosa by Lee Strauss 3/30/2019
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title - Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold by Nancy Atherton 7/10/2019
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover - Every Trick in the Rook by Marty Wingate 2/6/2019
Every Trick in the Rook (Birds of a Feather #3) by Marty Wingate
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map - Messenger of Truth by Jacqueline Winspear [MC uses a "case map" in her business].
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover - Necklace and Calabash by Robert Van Gulik 4/27/2019
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story - The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott 2/27/2019
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time - Eggs on Ice by Laura Childs (mc imprisoned in shed by killer) 2/3/2019
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book - Nine Dragons by Michael Connolly 4/15/2019
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera - The Other Woman by Daniel Silva 5/4/2019
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story - A Christmas Tartan by Paige Shelton 4/29/2019
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire - by Sandra Balzo 6/13/2019
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich 1/15/2019
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover - The Last Coincidence by Robert Goldsborough 01/15/2019
The Last Coincidence (Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe Mysteries #4) by Robert Goldsborough
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime - Rose Hill by Pamela Grandstaff 1/10/2019
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it - Chili con Corpses by Ellery Adams 2/1/2019
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover Santa Puppy by Lynn Cahoon 1/28/2019
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover - The Case of the Lucky Legs by Earle Stanley Gardner 4/28/2019
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book - Deadly Brew by Lynn Cahoon 6/30/2019
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover - Mrs. Jeffries Delivers the Goods by Emily Brightwell
Mrs. Jeffries Delivers the Goods (Mrs. Jeffries #37) by Emily Brightwell
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie - The Benson Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine; 4/17/2019; made into a movie in 1930 starring William Powell
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller - Sea of Greed by Clive Cussler 2/21/2019
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book - Pardonable Lies by Jacqueline Winspear 5/17/2019 [just post WWI in 1930s
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story - Title Wave by Lorna Barrett 1/27/2019
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument - Desperate Measures by Stuart Woods 1/17/2019
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains - The Monkey and the Tiger by Robert Van Gulik (set in the mountains in China) 4/22/2019
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved - An Invitation to Murder by Leighann Dobbs 2/11/2019
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover - Mistletoe at Moonglow by Deborah Garner 2/27/2019
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46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings - Mystery Stories by Elizabeth Peters 2/14/2019
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author - Dandy Detects by M. Louisa Locke 2/15/2019
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover - The Oracle by Clive Cussler 7/19/2019
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water - Aunt Bessie Believes by Diane Xarissa 3/12/2019
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it - Aunt Dimity and the Heart of Gold by Nancy Atherton (MC has twin sons) 7/8/2019
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews - Broken Bone China by Laura Childs 3/23/2019
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen 1/24/2019
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane A Delicate Touch by Stuart Woods 1/24/2019
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks) - Murders on Elderberry Road by Sally Goldenbaum 01/15/2019
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island - Aunt Bessie Assumes by Diana Xarissa [Isle of Man] 3/9/2019
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013 - Alibis and Amethysts by Sharon Pape, pub. August 20 2013; read: 2/13/2019



message 32: by Nell (last edited Mar 01, 2019 12:55AM) (new)

Nell | 449 comments Jeanne wrote: "I always loved the Nancy Drew books. Only question I have is can you mix it up by reading some of the actual Nancy Drew books and some of the suggested alternatives ..."

Yes - According to the challenge rules: "You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title."


message 33: by JoAnne (new)

JoAnne | 196 comments FINISHED
Nancy Drew
Duration: January 1-February 28, 2019
Carson Drew (father and attorney): 28 - 35 books
32/28 - 35 books

My List:

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book

2. The Hidden Staircase (1930)
read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
Draw Cora Brent 1/8/19

3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover

4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930)
read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
An Unwilling Accomplice Charles Todd 1/5/19

5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931)
read a book with horses in the story
Bad News Cowboy Maisey Yates 1/2/19

6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book

8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
Lee Sydney Landon 1/19/19

9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
A Fall from Yesterday Norah Wilson 2/28/19

10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover

11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
Carpe Corpus Rachel Caine 2/13/19

12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935)
read a book with a tree on the cover
Mercy Falls (Cork O'Connor, #5) by William Kent Krueger William Kent Krueger 1/4/19

13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936)
read a book with a lot of white on the cover
A Week to Be Wicked (Spindle Cove, #2) by Tessa Dare Tessa Dare 1/13/19

14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you

15. The Haunted Bridge (1937)
read a book set near a river
Copper River William Kent Krueger 1/6/19

16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
Feast of Fools Rachel Caine 2/12/19

17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover

19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
The Enemy Lee Child 1/22/19

20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story

22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
Ruckus Zoe Dawson 2/23/19

23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book

24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
Heaven and Hell Kristen Ashley 2/15/19

25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story

26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949)
read a book where the mc builds a fire
Thunder Bay William Kent Krueger 1/15/19

27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950)
read a book written by a female author
Until Proven Guilty J.A. Jance 1/8/19

28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
Rough (Chicago Underground, #1) by Skye Warren Rough Skye Warren 1/31/19

29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952)
read a book set during the wintertime
A Very Lucky Christmas Lilac Mills 1/7/19

30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
Palm Beach Nasty Tom Turner 2/21/19

31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover

32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
Live to Tell (Detective D.D. Warren, #4) by Lisa Gardner Live to Tell Lisa Gardner 1/30/19

33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
Skin Trade Laurell K. Hamilton 1/26/19

34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956)
read a book with a window on the cover
Nightflyers George R.R. Martin 1/14/19

35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book

38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961)
The Mystery of the Fire Dragon Carolyn Keene 1/16/19

39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962)
read a book with a small child in the story
Nothing Stays In Vegas Elena Aitken 1/10/19

40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover

41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
A Disconnected Christmas Ryan Ringbloom 2/20/19

42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains

43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
Two Girls Down Louisa Luna 2/9/19

44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
Web of Evil J.A. Jance 2/6/19

45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover

46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings

47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
Vials Alec Peche 2/19/19

48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover

49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972)
read a book that is set near a body of water
Injustice For All J.A. Jance 1/9/19

50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
Cruel Intent J.A. Jance 2/17/19

51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
Turn to Me Tiffany Snow 2/25/19

52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago

53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
Playboy Katy Evans 1/20/19

54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island

56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013
Hard Rock Arrangement Ava Lore 2/6/19


message 34: by Ed (last edited Jul 26, 2020 06:07PM) (new)

Ed Lehman | 91 comments *****COMPLETED 7/18/20*****

This is a 1 year challenge.
3/1/19-2/28/20
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.

56/56

Levels
✔Hannah Gruen (the housekeeper): 1 - 9 books- 3/19/19
✔Bess Marvin (a delicate, feminine friend): 10 - 18 books- 4/11/19
✔George Fayne (described as a tomboy, friend): 19 - 27 books-6/2/19
Carson Drew (father and attorney): 28 - 35 books
Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

✔1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book- Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson 4/4/19
✔2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list- Shame by Salman Rushdie 5/1/19- found a copy of the book at a free little library...and then discovered it was on my TBR.
✔3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover- A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett 7/9/19- A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
✔4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel- the narrator stays at a beachside hotel in In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower by Marcel Proust 6/14/19
✔5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story One of the MCs is a horse seller in Kim by Rudyard Kipling 3/9/19
✔6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden-Miss Marple observes plenty while working in her garden in Agatha Christie- Murder at the Vicarage 6/4/19
✔7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book- These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901 by Nancy E. Turner 3/3/19
✔8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title- Stina by Lena Anderson 3/9/19
✔9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle- Not only do ALL the characters use candles...one of the characters makes candles in Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell 6/24/19
✔10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover- How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff by Meg Rosoff 3/1/19
✔11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry- The MC, Ella Lynch, receives jewelry several times from her lover, Francisco Lopez in The News from Paraguay by Lily Tuck 4/8/19
✔12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover...They aren't big...but one can see a few trees through the window on the cover of Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf 6/19/19 Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf
✔13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover- Ru by Kim Thúy by Kim Thúy 3/15/19
✔14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you- Xinran- The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices 4/11/19
✔15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river- A Lost Lady by Willa Cather 5/6/19- although the river is named named.
✔16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances- Nora and Dora are the main characters in Wise Children by Angela Carter 5/11/19 and they are song and dance entertainers.
✔17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title- Cup of Gold: A Life of Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer, with Occasional Reference to History by John Steinbeck-2/5/20
✔18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover- Home Is Where You Live: A diary of teaching English abroad for the first time by Elliot Lord 7/25/19- Home Is Where You Live A diary of teaching English abroad for the first time by Elliot Lord
✔19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map- the MC steals and re-sells maps in The Map Thief by Michael Blanding 4/23/19
✔20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover- Afghanistan's Blue Treasure: Lapis Lazuli by Lailee McNair Bakhtiar 6/22/19 Afghanistan's Blue Treasure Lapis Lazuli by Lailee McNair Bakhtiar
✔21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story- ancient Indian artifacts in The Professor's House by Willa Cather 1/22/20
✔22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time- The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna 3/22/19
✔23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book- Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 3/6/19
✔24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera- Lab Girl by Hope Jahren 6/26/19- in at least one instance the MC, a scientist, uses a camera to film the growth of seedlings.
✔25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story- two of the stories in this collection feature ghosts- The Return of Mr. Campion: Uncollected Stories by Margery Allingham 7/19/19
✔26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire- In The Overstory by Richard Powers 1/9/20- some of the MCs start a fire that kills a woman.
✔27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author- Under the Net by Iris Murdoch 6/8/19
✔28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover- Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence 6/10/19
Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence 29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
✔30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it- manuscripts stolen in Loitering with Intentby Muriel Spark 5/22/19
✔31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 3/9/19
✔32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover- Smaller and Smaller Circles by F.H. Batacan by F.H. Batacan 4/20/19
✔33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book- Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie 8/8/19
✔34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover- Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm 5/27/19
✔35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie- Sergeant Getúlio by João Ubaldo Ribeiro 3/24/19
✔36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller- Catch-22 by Joseph Heller 8/27/19
✔37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book- The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham 10/15/19
✔38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book- Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll 3/9/19
✔39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story- There are several young children, including the MC in The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens 4/14/19
✔40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover- Crossing the Mangrove by Maryse Condé 6/29/19- Crossing the Mangrove by Maryse Condé
✔41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument-All the MCs play an instrument in their band in The Commitments by Roddy Doyle 4/19/20
✔42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains- Heidi by Johanna Spyri 5/17/19
✔43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title-Atomic Number Sixty by Dave Johnston -11/5/19
✔44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved - In A Tangled Tale by Lewis Carroll 3/17/19 several math puzzles are presented with the answers provided in the appendix.
✔45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover- In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson 6/17/19 In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
✔46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings- The Private Dining-room and Other Verses by Ogden Nash 4/9/19. 40 ratings as of 4/9/19
✔47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author- Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag 3/29/19
✔48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover- The Public Image by Muriel Spark-6/24/20
✔49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water- Balthazar by Lawrence Durrell 6/11/19-set in Alexandria, Egypt on the Mediterranean
✔50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it- Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming 7/15/19
✔51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews- Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee 4/2/19- has won many awards and is on Boxall's list of 1001Books to Read Before You Die.
✔52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago- Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 3/19/19- which can also qualify for #26- at one point, the MCs George and Lennie build a campfire in
✔53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane- the book begins with the author flying to Malawi- In Search of a Smile by Keegan Longueira 6/27/19
✔54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)- read the paperback edition of Yasmina Khadra- Morituri 6/2/19
✔55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island- Tasmania- Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish by Richard Flanagan 3/26/19
✔56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013-Angel On My Shoulder by John Pope 7/18/20


message 35: by Suzanne (last edited Apr 23, 2019 10:36AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1434 comments The Challenge Factory
The Nancy Drew Books
Duration:
1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019

Progress: 27 out of 56
Levels
George Fayne (described as a tomboy, friend): 19 - 27 books
Carson Drew (father and attorney): 28 - 35 books
Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

Nancy Drew is a fictional American character in a mystery series created by publisher Edward Stratemeyer. The character first appeared in 1930.

In the words of Bobbie Ann Mason, Nancy Drew is "as immaculate and self-possessed as a Miss America on tour. She is as cool as Mata Hari and as sweet as Betty Crocker."

This is a 1 year challenge.
No page limit. Re-reads are okay.
You can read the book itself, or a book suggested by the title.



message 36: by Suzanne (last edited Apr 23, 2019 10:36AM) (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1434 comments 1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book

2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - Read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
Dark Prince by Christine Feehan - *** - 3/7/2019 - 447 Pages

3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover

4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - Read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
Perfect Is Boring: 10 Things My Crazy, Fierce Mama Taught Me about Beauty, Booty, and Being a Boss by Tyra Banks - ***** - 1/31/2019 - 320 Pages

5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story

6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - Read a book where the mc has a garden
Cold-Hearted Rake by Lisa Kleypas - ***** - 3/1/2019 - 419 Pages

7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book

8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - Read a book with a first name in the title
Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 1 by Mizuho Kusanagi - **** - 2/1/2019 - 200 Pages
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - Read a book where the mc uses a candle
Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar - ***** - 4/22/2019 - 224 Pages
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - Read a book with flowers on the cover
Texas Rain by Jodi Thomas - **** - 1/3/2019 - 374 Pages

11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover

13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - Read a book with a lot of white on the cover
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater - ***** - 3/28/2019 - 439 Pages
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - Read a book that has been recommended to you
Redemption by Susannah Sandlin - **** - 3/19/2019 - 357 Pages

15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover

19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - Read a book where the mc uses a map
Zodiac by Robert Graysmith - ***** - 3/29/2019 - 337 Pages

20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story

22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - Read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens - **** - 3/25/2019 - 489 Pages
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - Listen to an audio book
Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda - ***** - 3/12/2019 - 207 Pages

24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera

25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - Read a book with a ghost in the story
Sheets by Brenna Thummler - ***** - 2/3/2019 - 239 Pages

26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire

27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - Read a book written by a female author
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast - **** - 4/8/2019 - 228 Pages
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - Read a book with a lot of black on the cover
The Force by Don Winslow - ***** - 2/11/2019 - 496 Pages

29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it

31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - Read a book with an animal on the cover
Fools Rush In by Kristan Higgins - ***** - 4/14/2019 - 386 Pages

32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover

33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - Read a paranormal book
Another Kind of Dead by Kelly Meding - **** - 3/20/2019 - 355 Pages

34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover

35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - Read a book that has been made into a movie
The House with a Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs - ***** - 3/12/2019 - 179 Pages

36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book

39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - Read a book with a small child in the story
Plutona by Jeff Lemire - **** - 1/1/2019

40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title

44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - Read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
Purity in Death by J.D. Robb - ***** - 1/18/2019 - 355 Pages
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - Read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World by William H. McRaven - ***** - 3/28/2019 - 130 Pages
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - Read a book with less than 50 ratings
What in the Universe? by Jake Black - *** - 4/15/2019 - 208 Pages

47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover

49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - Read a book that is set near a body of water
The Last Mermaid by Shana Abe - *** - 2/21/2019 - 592 Pages

50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it

51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - Read a book with glowing reviews
It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover - ***** - 4/9/2019 - 376 Pages

52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago

53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - Read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer - ***** - 1/5/2019 - 416 Pages
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - Read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
Ghost by Jason Reynolds - **** - 1/17/2019 - 192 Pages
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - Read a book set on an island
Dreams of a Dark Warrior by Kresley Cole - ***** - 4/5/2019 - 515 Pages
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - Read a book published in 2013
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh - ** - 3/31/2019 - 385 Pages

Plutona by Jeff Lemire Texas Rain (Whispering Mountain, #1) by Jodi Thomas The Escape Artist by Brad Meltzer Ghost (Track, #1) by Jason Reynolds Purity in Death (In Death, #15) by J.D. Robb Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 1 by Mizuho Kusanagi The Force by Don Winslow The Last Mermaid by Shana Abe Cold-Hearted Rake (The Ravenels, #1) by Lisa Kleypas Perfect Is Boring 10 Things My Crazy, Fierce Mama Taught Me about Beauty, Booty, and Being a Boss by Tyra Banks Dark Prince (Dark, #1) by Christine Feehan Gmorning, Gnight! Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda The House with a Clock in Its Walls (Lewis Barnavelt, #1) by John Bellairs Redemption (Penton Legacy, #1) by Susannah Sandlin Another Kind of Dead (Dreg City, #3) by Kelly Meding Sheets by Brenna Thummler A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2) by Maggie Stiefvater Make Your Bed Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World by William H. McRaven What in the Universe? (Steven Universe) by Jake Black Hyperbole and a Half Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh Zodiac by Robert Graysmith Dreams of a Dark Warrior (Immortals After Dark, #11) by Kresley Cole Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover Fools Rush In by Kristan Higgins Gossip Girl (Gossip Girl, #1) by Cecily von Ziegesar


message 37: by Karol (new)

Karol I signed up for the Bess Marvin level (10 to 18 books) and I just hit 10! I guess technically I've met the challenge but I'll keep going and see how far I get this year.


message 38: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 14188 comments Mod
Karol wrote: "...I'll keep going and see how far I get this year."

Might as well :)


message 39: by Marla (last edited Mar 09, 2020 08:17AM) (new)

 Marla | 793 comments The Nancy Drew Books
Duration: 3/1/19 - 2/28/20
Level: Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college) (36 - 44 books)
Progress: 50 of 36
Completed: 11/7/19

📚 1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
Marking Time by April White (4/20/19)
📚 2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list
Green: The Beginning and the End by Ted Dekker (4/4/19) ~ tbr since 2013
📚 3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
The Red Door (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #12) by Charles Todd by Charles Todd (11/7/19)
📚 4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
Bloody Bones by Laurel K. Hamilton (4/11/19)
📚 5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story
Dark Horse by Tami Hoag (3/21/19)
📚 6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
Hexed by Kevin Hearne (3/10/19)
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
📚 8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn (3/17/19)
📚 9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman (6/20/19)
📚 10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover
Scandal in Spring (Wallflowers, #4) by Lisa Kleypas by Lisa Kleypas (5/19/19)
📚 11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry
The 8th Confession by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro (4/15/19) ~ Joe gives Lindsay a ring
📚 12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
Ready to Die (To Die, #5) by Lisa Jackson by Lisa Jackson (6/18/19)
📚 13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover
Odd Hours (Odd Thomas, #4) by Dean Koontz by Dean Koontz (5/30/19)
📚 14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you
Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier (4/11/19) ~ I Pick You Pick challenge
📚 15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river
River Marked by Patricia Briggs (5/27/19)
📚 16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances
Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady by L.A. Meyer (5/2/19)
📚 17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
Heart of Iron by Bec McMaster (3/12/19)
📚 18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
Heartless (Parasol Protectorate, #4) by Gail Carriger by Gail Carriger (5/12/19)
📚 19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map
My Lady Quicksilver by Bec McMaster (5/14/19)
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
📚 21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
Timeless by Gail Carriger (9/11/19)
📚 22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time
A Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer (3/23/19)
📚 23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book
Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich (6/5/19)
📚 24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
Midnight Rising by Lara Adrian (3/25/19)
📚 25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones (3/20/19)
📚 26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire
In Darkness, Death by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler (5/20/19)
📚 27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
Don't Want to Miss a Thing by Jill Mansell (5/29/19)
📚 28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
Alcatraz (I, Q #6) by Roland Smith by Roland Smith (4/21/19)
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
📚 30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it
Kill Me If You Can by James Patterson & Marshall Karp (5/20/19)
📚 31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover
Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels, #7) by Ilona Andrews by Ilona Andrews (5/17/19)
📚 32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover
Rapture in Death (In Death, #4) by J.D. Robb by J.D. Robb (7/5/19)
📚 33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
The Killing Dance by Laurel K. Hamilton (7/13/19)
📚 34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover
Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson, #5) by Patricia Briggs by Patricia Briggs (4/13/19)
📚 35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
book:Handle with Care|3720975] by Jodi Picoult (6/25/19)
📚 36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (3/5/19) ~ 114,552 ratings
📚 37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake by Sarah MacLean (6/17/19)
📚 38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
Hammered by Kevin Hearne (6/1/19)
📚 39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story
Afraid by Jack Kilborn (5/5/19)
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
📚 41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
The Heir by Kiera Cass (4/17/19) ~ piano
📚 42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains
In Safe Hands by Katie Ruggle (6/15/19)
📚 43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
7th Heaven by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro (3/31/19)
📚 44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (4/8/19)
📚 45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
Don't Look Down (Samantha Jellicoe, #2) by Suzanne Enoch by Suzanne Enoch (9/15/19)
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings
📚 47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author
Pieces by Janine Infante Bosco (4/25/19)
📚 48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
A Rule Against Murder (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #4) by Louise Penny by Louise Penny (3/30/19)
📚 49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
Envy by Sandra Brown (3/3/19)
📚 50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
Lover Enshrined by J.R. Ward (10/2/19)
📚 51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (3/4/19) ~ 4.53 GR rating
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
📚 53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
Split Second by Alex Kava (4/24/19)
📚 54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
The Steel Kiss by Jeffery Deaver (5/11/19)
📚 55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island
The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan (3/18/19)
📚 56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black (5/14/19)


message 40: by Tari (last edited Sep 27, 2019 09:49AM) (new)

Tari (thann) | 347 comments Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2019
Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books
Reached Nancy Drew level with 48 books

1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book
2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list Lemon Meringue Pie Murder Joanne Fluke
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover A Killer Plot (A Books by the Bay Mystery, #1) by Ellery Adams Ellery Adams 3/18/19
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel Foul Play on Words Becky Clark 4/22/19
5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story You Can Lead a Horse to Murder (Secrets of Sanctuary Cozy Mysteries Book 1) by Tara Meyers Tara Meyers 4/28/19
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden Death and Daisies Amanda Flower 1/9/19
7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book
8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title Poppy Harmon Investigates Lee Hollis 4/19/19
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle Plantation Shudders Ellen Byron 3/22/19
10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover Basket Case (Silver Six Crafting Mystery #1) by Nancy Haddock Nancy Haddock 4/20/19
11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry Murder at the Marina Janet Finsilver 4/20/19
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover Murder in Tranquility Park (Ferrara Family Mystery, #2) by J.D. Griffo J.D. Griffo 4/16/19
13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover Berried Alive by Chelsea Thomas Chelsea Thomas 3/30/19
14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you Candy Apple Killer Chelsea Thomas 1/11/19
15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river Purebred Murder 2: A Quirky Puppy Cozy Mystery E.Z. Pennington 3/30/19
16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances Lights Out at the Lighthouse Danielle Collins 4/1/19
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover With a Kiss I Die (A Theater Cop Mystery #2) by J.A. Hennrikus J.A. Hennrikus 4/24/19
19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map Confessions of a Red Herring Dana Dratch 3/29/19
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover Cat Got Your Crown A Kitty Couture Mystery by Julie Chase Julie Chase 4/3/19
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story Break-ins and Bloodshed Danielle Collins 2/14/19
22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time The Hidden Corpse Debra Sennefelder 3/27/19
23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book Murder on the SS Rosa Lee Strauss 4/10/19
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera Murder Once Removed S.C. Perkins 4/14/19
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story A Fitting End Melissa Bourbon 3/23/19
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire Murder In Galway Carlene O'Connor 5/10/19
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author Death by Dog Show Arlene Kay 3/20/19
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover The Novel Art of Murder (Mystery Bookshop, #3) by V.M. Burns V.M. Burns 1/8/19
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime In Peppermint Peril (A Tea and Read Mystery, #1) by Joy Avon Joy Avon 1/3/19
30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it Something Read, Something Dead Eva Gates 3/25/19
31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover Kernel of Truth (Popcorn Shop Mystery #1) by Kristi Abbott Kristi Abbott 4/17/19
32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover This Spells Trouble (Private Eye Witch Cozy Mystery, #1) by Stacey Alabaster Stacey Alabaster 3/21/19
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book A Little More Dead Jordaina Sydney Robinson 3/28/19
34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover Trouble on the Books (Castle Bookshop Mystery #1) by Essie Lang Essie Lang 4/18/19
35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
Set in 1955 Appliqued to Death: A Home Economics Mystery, book 1 Kathleen Suzette 9/26/19
38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book
39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story The Pomeranian Always Barks Twice (A Furever Pets Mystery #1) by Alex Erickson Alex Erickson 3/26/19
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover A Ghost of Glaze (Priscilla Pratt Mystery #6) by Melissa Monroe Melissa Monroe 1/14/19
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument--Erin Coleridge plays piano Pride, Prejudice and Poison Elizabeth Blake 8/27/19
42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains A Case of Syrah, Syrah Nancy J. Parra 1/25/19
43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title Seven Deadly Zins Nancy J. Parra 1/26/19
44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved Plotting for Murder Tamra Baumann 3/31/19
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover Eggs on Ice (Cackleberry Club, #8) by Laura Childs Laura Childs 4/14/19
46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings Murder on Silver Lake Hugo James King 4/18/19
47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author A Slice of Murder Chris Cavender 3/19/19
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover Secrets in a Bottle (Whodunit Antiques, #1) by Shelly West Shelly West 1/29/19
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water A Pattern for Murder Ann Yost 4/5/19
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews Lending a Paw Laurie Cass 4/8/19
52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane Gin & Daggers Jessica Fletcher 2/2/19
54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks) Glitter Bomb Laura Childs 3/12/19
55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island Drawn and Buttered Shari Randall 3/13/19
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013
Easter Bunny Murder (originally published in 2013) Leslie Meier 4/23/19


message 41: by Lanelle, Production Chief (new)

Lanelle | 14188 comments Mod
Tari wrote: "I always loved Nancy Drew! Can't not do this one.

Starting 4/22/19, ending 4/22/20
Will go for the Ned Nickerson level just to be safe"


Tari, this challenge is for 2019. Hopefully you'll reach the Ned Nickerson level by the end of the year. Feel free to fill in any books you've read since January 1st.

I've added your shortcut link to message 2.


message 42: by Tari (new)

Tari (thann) | 347 comments Lanelle wrote: "Tari, this challenge is for 2019. Hopefully you'll reach the Ned Nickerson level by the end of the year. Feel free to fill in any books you've read since January 1st.." Oh thanks Lanelle, duh on me, it just said a year, so I was thinking a year from when someone started like some of the other challenges. Oh I'll for sure go back and fill in now, thanks so much for alerting me! :)


message 43: by Tari (new)

Tari (thann) | 347 comments And PS thank you for the shortcut link, it does save scrolling cause I keep bookmarks on all these challenges :)


message 44: by Ed (last edited Jun 19, 2019 07:56PM) (new)

Ed Lehman | 91 comments Progress Report:
27/56

Levels
✔Hannah Gruen (the housekeeper): 1 - 9 books- 3/19/19
✔Bess Marvin (a delicate, feminine friend): 10 - 18 books- 4/11/19
✔George Fayne (described as a tomboy, friend): 19 - 27 books- 6/2/19
Carson Drew (father and attorney): 28 - 35 books
Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

✔1. The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) - read a time travel book- Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson 4/4/19
✔2. The Hidden Staircase (1930) - read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list- Shame by Salman Rushdie 5/1/19- found a copy of the book at a free little library...and then discovered it was on my TBR.
3. The Bungalow Mystery (1930) - read a book with a house on the cover
4. The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) - read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel
✔5. The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) - read a book with horses in the story One of the MCs is a horse seller in Kim by Rudyard Kipling 3/9/19
6. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) - read a book where the mc has a garden
✔7. The Clue in the Diary (1932) - read an epistolary book- These Is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901 by Nancy E. Turner 3/3/19
✔8. Nancy's Mysterious Letter (1932) - read a book with a first name in the title- Stina by Lena Anderson 3/9/19
9. The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) - read a book where the mc uses a candle
✔10. Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) - read a book with flowers on the cover- How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff by Meg Rosoff 3/1/19
✔11. The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) - read a book where the mc receives jewelry- The MC, Ella Lynch, receives jewelry several times from her lover, Francisco Lopez in The News from Paraguay by Lily Tuck 4/8/19
12. The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) - read a book with a tree on the cover
✔13. The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) - read a book with a lot of white on the cover- Ru by Kim Thúy by Kim Thúy 3/15/19
✔14. The Whispering Statue (1937) - read a book that has been recommended to you- Xinran- The Good Women of China: Hidden Voices 4/11/19
✔15. The Haunted Bridge (1937) - read a book set near a river- A Lost Lady by Willa Cather 5/6/19- although the river is named named.
✔16. The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) - read a book where the mc dances- Nora and Dora are the main characters in Wise Children by Angela Carter 5/11/19 and they are song and dance entertainers.
17. Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) - read a book with some kind of metal in the title
18. The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) - read a book with a very large building on the cover
✔19. The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) - read a book where the mc uses a map- the MC steals and re-sells maps in The Map Thief by Michael Blanding 4/23/19
20. The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) - read a book with jewelry on the cover
21. The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) - read a book with antiques in the story
✔22. The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) - read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time- The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna 3/22/19
✔23. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) - listen to an audio book- Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 3/6/19
24. The Clue in the Old Album (1947) - read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) - read a book with a ghost in the story
26. The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) - read a book where the mc builds a fire-
27. The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) - read a book written by a female author
28. The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) - read a book with a lot of black on the cover
29. The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) - read a book set during the wintertime
✔30. The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) - read a book with a robbery in it- manuscripts stolen in Loitering with Intentby Muriel Spark 5/22/19
✔31. The Ringmaster's Secret (1953) - read a book with an animal on the cover- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll 3/9/19
✔32. The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) - read a book with a lot of red on the cover- Smaller and Smaller Circles by F.H. Batacan by F.H. Batacan 4/20/19
33. The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) - read a paranormal book
✔34. The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) - read a book with a window on the cover- Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm 5/27/19
✔35. The Haunted Showboat (1957) - read a book that has been made into a movie- Sergeant Getúlio by João Ubaldo Ribeiro 3/24/19
36. The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) - read a best seller
37. The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) - read a historical book
✔38. The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) - read a fantasy book- Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll 3/9/19
✔39. The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) - read a book with a small child in the story- There are several young children, including the MC in The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens 4/14/19
40. The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) - read a book with a moon on the cover
41. The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) - read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
✔42. The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) - read a book set in the mountains- Heidi by Johanna Spyri 5/17/19 43. The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) - read a book with a number in the title
✔44. The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) - read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved - In A Tangled Tale by Lewis Carroll 3/17/19 several math puzzles are presented with the answers provided in the appendix.
45. The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) - read a book with a lot of blue on the cover
✔46. The Invisible Intruder (1969) - read a book with less than 50 ratings- The Private Dining-room and Other Verses by Ogden Nash 4/9/19. 40 ratings as of 4/9/19
✔47. The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) - read a book by an relatively unknown author- Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag 3/29/19
48. The Crooked Banister (1971) - read a book with stairs on the cover
49. The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) - read a book that is set near a body of water
50. The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) - read a book with twins in it
✔51. Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) - read a book with glowing reviews- Waiting for the Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee 4/2/19- has won many awards and is on Boxall's list of 1001Books to Read Before You Die.
✔52. The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) - re-read a book that you read a long time ago- Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 3/19/19- which can also qualify for #26- at one point, the MCs George and Lennie build a campfire in
53. The Sky Phantom (1976) - read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
✔54. The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) - read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)- read the paperback edition of Yasmina Khadra- Morituri 6/2/19
✔55. Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) - read a book set on an island- Tasmania- Gould's Book of Fish: A Novel in Twelve Fish by Richard Flanagan 3/26/19
56. The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) - read a book published in 2013


message 46: by Tari (new)

Tari (thann) | 347 comments Update to msg. 41: I'm at 47 books or Nancy Drew level and could technically be done since I planned for Ned level. I'll leave it open, since there are a few more categories I thought about doing.


message 47: by Paulette (last edited Nov 02, 2019 05:29AM) (new)

Paulette | 220 comments Started 29 August 2019

Levels
9 / 9 completed for Hannah Gruen (the housekeeper)
18 / 18 completed for Bess Marvin (a delicate, feminine friend)
27 / 27 completed for George Fayne (described as a tomboy, friend)
33 / 35 completed for Carson Drew (father and attorney)
Ned Nickerson (boyfriend, student at college): 36 - 44 books
Nancy Drew (sleuth extraordinaire): 45 - 56 books

1. read a time travel book
✔ 2. read a book that has been hidden on your TBR list - Green-Eyed Demon
✔ 3. read a book with a house on the cover - Basket Case
✔ 4. read a book where the mc stays at an inn or hotel - The Christmas Wishing Tree
✔ 5. read a book with horses in the story - Intrigues
✔ 6. read a book where the mc has a garden - A Muddied Murder
7. read an epistolary book
✔ 8. read a book with a first name in the title - Jackson
✔ 9. read a book where the mc uses a candle Tsumiko and the Enslaved Fox
✔ 10. read a book with flowers on the cover - Lover's Leap (Eternity Springs, #4) by Emily March
✔ 11. read a book where the mc receives jewelry - The First Kiss of Spring
✔ 12. read a book with a tree on the cover - The Hills Have Spies (Valdemar Family Spies #1, Valdemar #43) by Mercedes Lackey
✔ 13. read a book with a lot of white on the cover - Closer to Home (The Herald Spy, #1) by Mercedes Lackey
✔ 14. read a book that has been recommended to you -Valor's Choice
✔ 15. read a book set near a river - Closer to Home
✔ 16. read a book where the mc dances - Jackson
17. read a book with some kind of metal in the title
✔ 18. read a book with a very large building on the cover - Eye Spy (Valdemar Family Spies, #2) by Mercedes Lackey
19. read a book where the mc uses a map
20. read a book with jewelry on the cover
✔ 21. read a book with antiques in the story The Xibalba Murders
✔ 22. read a book where the mc is a prisoner for a time Redoubt
23. listen to an audio book
24. read a book where the mc uses a camera
25. read a book with a ghost in the story
26. read a book where the mc builds a fire
✔ 27. read a book written by a female author - No Crones About It
✔ 28. read a book with a lot of black on the cover - Bastion (Valdemar Collegium Chronicles, #5) by Mercedes Lackey
✔ 29. read a book set during the wintertime - Storm Rising
30. read a book with a robbery in it
✔ 31. read a book with an animal on the cover - Fatal Cajun Festival A Cajun Country Mystery by Ellen Byron
✔ 32. read a book with a lot of red on the cover - Reflection Point (Eternity Springs, #6) by Emily March
✔ 33. read a paranormal book - Taming Demons for Beginners
34. read a book with a window on the cover -
35. read a book that has been made into a movie
36. read a best seller
37. read a historical book
✔ 38. read a fantasy book - Storm Warning
✔ 39. read a book with a small child in the story - Shelter Mountain
40. read a book with a moon on the cover
41. read a book where the mc plays a musical instrument
✔ 42. read a book set in the mountains - Virgin River
43. read a book with a number in the title
✔ 44. read a book where a puzzle of some kind is solved - Murder and Marinara
✔ 45. read a book with a lot of blue on the cover - Foundation (Valdemar Collegium Chronicles, #1) by Mercedes Lackey
✔ 46. read a book with less than 50 ratings - The Nyte Patrol
✔ 47. read a book by an relatively unknown author - After the Crown
48. read a book with stairs on the cover
✔ 49. read a book that is set near a body of water - Dreamweaver Trail
50. read a book with twins in it
51. read a book with glowing reviews
✔ 52. re-read a book that you read a long time ago - Storm Breaking
53. read a book where the mc flies on an airplane
54. read a hardback or paperback book (no ebooks)
55. read a book set on an island
✔ 56. read a book published in 2013 - Miracle Road


message 48: by Karen ♐ (last edited Dec 07, 2019 06:53PM) (new)

Karen ♐ (kmk1214) | 1864 comments Finished - Message 20 - 51 books


message 49: by Tari (new)

Tari (thann) | 347 comments Updating msg. 40: Finished with 48 books (Nancy Drew level)


message 50: by ☘KathyD☘ (last edited Dec 27, 2019 09:04AM) (new)

☘KathyD☘ | 921 comments Nancy Drew Books Challenge
January 1 – December 31, 2019

Nancy Drew — 45–56 books
Completed – 54/56

The Secret of the Old Clock (1930) ➔ tagged time travel book
Midnight’s Master, Donna Grant – 4/3/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Hidden Staircase (1930) ➔ hidden on myTBR list
Caine’s Reckoning, Sarah McCarty – 7/24/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Bungalow Mystery (1930) ➔ house on the cover
The Bourbon Kings (reread), J.R. Ward – 5/25/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Mystery at Lilac Inn (1930) ➔ main character stays at a hotel
Protecting Melody, Susan Stoker – 5/14/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Secret of Shadow Ranch (1931) ➔ includes horses in the story
Raising Kane, Lorelei James – 2/27/19 – ✮✮✮✰✰

The Secret of Red Gate Farm (1931) ➔ main character has a garden
Devil’s Cut, J.R. Ward – 7/5/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Clue in the Diary (1932) ➔ epistolary book
The Last Letter, Rabecca Yarros – 10/16/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

Nancy’s Mysterious Letter (1932) ➔ includes a first name in the title
Protecting Fiona, Susan Stoker – 2/7/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Sign of the Twisted Candles (1933) ➔ main character uses a candle
The Devilish Lord Will, Jennifer Ashley – 6/8/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

Password to Larkspur Lane (1933) ➔ flowers on the cover
Marrying Caroline, Susan Stoker – 2/18/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Clue of the Broken Locket (1934) ➔ main character receives jewelry
Festive in Death, J.D. Robb – 8/18/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Message in the Hollow Oak (1935) ➔ tree on the cover
The Angels’ Share, J.R. Ward – 7/4/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (1936) ➔ white cover
Once Upon a Real Good Time, Lauren Blakely – 1/14/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Whispering Statue (1937) ➔ recommended to me
Soulless, Gail Carriger – 4/7/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Haunted Bridge (1937) ➔ set near a river
Devoted in Death, J.D. Robb – 10/18/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Clue of the Tapping Heels (1939) ➔ main character dances
Enchant, Rachel Van Dyken – 6/12/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Mystery of the Brass-Bound Trunk (1940) ➔ some kind of metal in the title

The Mystery of the Moss-Covered Mansion (1941) ➔ very large building on the cover
Chaos in Death, J.D. Robb – 4/2/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Quest of the Missing Map (1942) ➔ main character uses a map
Protecting Summer, Susan Stoker – 2/23/19 – ✮✮✮✰✰

The Clue in the Jewel Box (1943) ➔ jewelry on the cover
Sapphire, J.A. Low – 4/2/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Secret in the Old Attic (1944) ➔ antiques in the story
The King (reread), J.R. Ward – 3/26/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Clue in the Crumbling Wall (1945) ➔ main character is a prisoner for a time
The Crow’s Murder, Tate James – 1/13/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (1946) ➔ listen to an audio book
Hot Cop, Laurelin Paige – 1/2/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Clue in the Old Album (1947) ➔ main character uses a camera
Ink Exposed, Carrie Ann Ryan – 1/31/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (1948) ➔ includes a ghost in the story
Blood Fury, J.R. Ward – 9/4/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Clue of the Leaning Chimney (1949) ➔ main character builds a fire
Falling for Jillian, Kristen Proby – 1/29/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Secret of the Wooden Lady (1950) ➔ written by a female author
Dominance Never Dies, Lexi Blake – 1/4/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Clue of the Black Keys (1951) ➔ black cover
MVP, Rachel Van Dyken – 4/2/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Mystery at the Ski Jump (1952) ➔ set during the wintertime
Saving Grace, Kristen Proby – 1/17/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Clue of the Velvet Mask (1953) ➔ features a robbery
Tangled, Rebecca Zanetti – 9/26/19 – ✮✮✮✰✰

The Ringmaster’s Secret (1953) ➔ animal on the cover
Rumor Has It, Jill Shalvis – 2/28/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Scarlet Slipper Mystery (1954) ➔ red cover
Delusion in Death, J.D. Robb – 4/16/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Witch Tree Symbol (1955) ➔ tagged paranormal
Wicked Kiss, Rebecca Zanetti – 1/23/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Hidden Window Mystery (1956) ➔ window on the cover
The Thief, J.R. Ward – 9/9/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Haunted Showboat (1957) ➔ made into a movie
Dirty Sexy Saint, Carly Phillips & Erika Wilde – 8/2/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Secret of the Golden Pavilion (1959) ➔ best seller
New York to Dallas, J.D. Robb – 3/19/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Clue in the Old Stagecoach (1960) ➔ tagged historical
Shadow Highlander, Donna Grant – 1/11/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Mystery of the Fire Dragon (1961) ➔ tagged fantasy
Blood Vow (reread), J.R. Ward – 8/30/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Clue of the Dancing Puppet (1962) ➔ includes a small child in the story
Harder than Words, Carrie Ann Ryan – 1/17/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Moonstone Castle Mystery (1963) ➔ moon on the cover
Rescuing Kassie, Susan Stoker – 12/2/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Clue of the Whistling Bagpipes (1964) ➔ main character plays a musical instrument
Whispered Music, Rachel Van Dyken – 1/4/18 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Phantom of Pine Hill (1965) ➔ set in the mountains
Rescue My Heart, Jill Shalvis – 1/7/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Mystery of the 99 Steps (1966) ➔ number in the title
Three Blind Dates, Meghan Quinn – 3/17/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Clue in the Crossword Cipher (1967) ➔ puzzle of some kind is solved
Dearest Ivie, J.R. Ward – 9/10/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Spider Sapphire Mystery (1968) ➔ blue cover
The Beast (reread), J.R. Ward – 8/25/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Invisible Intruder (1969) ➔ less than 50 ratings
Sinking Ships, Lexi Ostrow – 11/14/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Mysterious Mannequin (1970) ➔ relatively unknown author
Plan B, Jana Aston – 9/27/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Crooked Banister (1971) ➔ stairs on the cover
Marrying Emily, Susan Stoker – 8/6/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Secret of Mirror Bay (1972) ➔ set near a body of water
The Sweetest Thing, Jill Shalvis – 4/24/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Double Jinx Mystery (1973) ➔ features twins
The Hookup, Erin McCarthy – 1/20/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Mystery of the Glowing Eye (1974) ➔ has glowing reviews
Protecting the Future, Susan Stoker – 5/15/19 – ✮✮✮✮✮

The Secret of the Forgotten City (1975) ➔ re-read a book
Complete Me (reread), Julie Kenner – 4/12/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Sky Phantom (1976) ➔ main character flies on an airplane
Elite, Rachel Van Dyken – 6/4/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Strange Message in the Parchment (1977) ➔ hardback/paperback book (no ebooks)

Mystery of Crocodile Island (1978) ➔ set on an island
Darkest Highlander, Donna Grant – 3/30/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

The Thirteenth Pearl (1979) ➔ published in 2013
Dare to Love, Carly Phillips – 3/5/19 – ✮✮✮✮✰

Midnight's Master (Dark Warriors, #1) by Donna Grant Caine's Reckoning (Hell's Eight, #1) by Sarah McCarty The Bourbon Kings (The Bourbon Kings, #1) by J.R. Ward Protecting Melody (SEAL of Protection, #7) by Susan Stoker Raising Kane (Rough Riders, #9) by Lorelei James Devil's Cut (The Bourbon Kings, #3) by J.R. Ward The Last Letter by Rebecca Yarros Protecting Fiona (SEAL of Protection, #3) by Susan Stoker The Devilish Lord Will (MacKenzies & McBrides, #10) by Jennifer Ashley Marrying Caroline (SEAL of Protection, #3.5) by Susan Stoker
Festive in Death (In Death, #39) by J.D. Robb The Angels' Share (The Bourbon Kings, #2) by J.R. Ward Once Upon a Real Good Time (Heartbreakers, #1) by Lauren Blakely Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger Devoted in Death (In Death, #41) by J.D. Robb Enchant (Eagle Elite, #0.5) by Rachel Van Dyken Chaos in Death (In Death, #33.5) by J.D. Robb Protecting Summer (SEAL of Protection, #4) by Susan Stoker Sapphire (Bratva Jewels Series, #1) by J.A. Low
The King (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #12) by J.R. Ward The Crow’s Murder (Kit Davenport, #5) by Tate James Hot Cop by Laurelin Paige Ink Exposed (Montgomery Ink, #6) by Carrie Ann Ryan Blood Fury (Black Dagger Legacy, #3) by J.R. Ward Falling for Jillian (Love Under the Big Sky, #3) by Kristen Proby Dominance Never Dies (Masters and Mercenaries, #11) by Lexi Blake MVP by Rachel Van Dyken Saving Grace (Love Under the Big Sky, #2.5) by Kristen Proby Tangled (Dark Protectors #7.8; 1001 Dark Nights #58) by Rebecca Zanetti
Rumor Has It (Animal Magnetism, #4) by Jill Shalvis Delusion in Death (In Death, #35) by J.D. Robb Wicked Kiss (Realm Enforcers, #4) by Rebecca Zanetti The Thief (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #16) by J.R. Ward Dirty Sexy Saint (Dirty Sexy, #1) by Carly Phillips New York to Dallas (In Death, #33) by J.D. Robb Shadow Highlander (Dark Sword, #5) by Donna Grant Blood Vow (Black Dagger Legacy, #2) by J.R. Ward Harder than Words (Montgomery Ink, #3) by Carrie Ann Ryan Rescuing Kassie (Delta Force Heroes #5) by Susan Stoker
Whispered Music (London Fairy Tales, #2) by Rachel Van Dyken Rescue My Heart (Animal Magnetism, #3) by Jill Shalvis Three Blind Dates (Dating by Numbers, #1) by Meghan Quinn Dearest Ivie (Black Dagger Brotherhood #15.5) by J.R. Ward The Beast (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #14) by J.R. Ward Sinking Ships (In Service 1) by Lexi Ostrow Plan B (Best Laid Plans, #2) by Jana Aston Marrying Emily (Delta Force Heroes, #4) by Susan Stoker The Sweetest Thing (Lucky Harbor, #2) by Jill Shalvis The Hookup (The Jordan Brothers, #1) by Erin McCarthy
Protecting the Future (SEAL of Protection, #8) by Susan Stoker Complete Me (Stark Trilogy, #3) by J. Kenner Elite (Eagle Elite, #1) by Rachel Van Dyken Darkest Highlander (Dark Sword, #6) by Donna Grant Dare to Love (Dare to Love, #1) by Carly Phillips


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