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message 1: by Brenda (last edited Nov 11, 2019 08:05PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments 2019 Goals:
1. Reading Challenge: 50 books - COMPLETED
2. Reduce TBR pile - Marking this as complete as I finished reading all of the books on one set of book shelves. Feeling accomplished.
3. Read 3 books with 1000+ pages - COMPLETED


message 2: by Brenda (last edited Dec 27, 2019 11:42AM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Monthly Reading Challenge: COMPLETED
January- Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction
Rules of Civility
February - Romance, Women's Literature, Western (to add variety)
The Princess Bride
Hunted
March - Mystery, Suspense
The Woman in White
The Woman in the Window
April - Fantasy
A Dance with Dragons
Sacrifice
The Name of the Wind
Wizard's First Rule
May - Comedy, Tragedy
You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain
June - Travel, Survival, Adventure
Sacajawea
Redemption
The Wise Man's Fear
July - YA/Middle Grades
The Phantom Tollbooth
August - Science Fiction, Dystopia
Raven Song
Slaughterhouse-Five
September - Historical Fiction
The Color Purple
Where the Crawdads Sing
Little House in the Big Woods
October - Horror, Thriller, Supernatural Fiction
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
The Haunting of Hill House
Evil Has A Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
November - Classics
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Moonstone
December - Children's Lit, Animal Stories
Watership Down


message 3: by Brenda (last edited Dec 27, 2019 11:12AM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Seize the Day: COMPLETED
For this challenge, choose those books you most want to read, by favorite authors, or maybe books in a favorite series. Seize the Day!

Level 1 - Have a Treat (3 Books)
3 books that were easy, fun reads:
1. Only You - finished 8/10
2. Until You - finished 8/20
3. Always You - finished 9/1

Level 2 - Savor the Moment (6 Books)
Most recent release by some favorite authors:
4. The Wanted - finished 8/9
5. Written in My Own Heart's Blood - finished 11/21
6. The Night Fire - finished 12/27

Level 3 - Seize the Day (10 Books)
My guilty pleasure - true crime:
7. True Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray - finished 1/12
8. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI - finished 10/4
9. Evil Has A Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation - finished 10/21
10. Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century - 10/24


message 4: by Brenda (last edited Dec 20, 2019 03:26PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Chunkster Challenge:
Books from 400-599 pages count for this challenge.
Level One Chunkster
1. Blood of the Lamb: A Novel of Secrets - 480 pages
2. Shatter Me - 464 pages
3. The Woman in the Window - 464 pages
Level Two Flower Presser
4. The Moonstone - 544 pages
5. The Book Thief - 470 pages
6. Watership Down - 496 pages
Level Three Back Breaker
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10.
...and then see a chiropractor!


message 5: by Brenda (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Door Stoppers:
Go big in 2019! Tackle at least one of those beasts awaiting you. Books from 600-1000 pages count for this challenge.

Level 1 - A Mighty Tome
1. The Woman in White - 720 pages

Level 2 - Stack 'em High
2. Wizard's First Rule - 723 pages
3. The Name of the Wind - 736 pages

Level 3 - Weight Matters
4.
5.
6.

Level 4 - A Hefty Pile
7.
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9.
10.


message 6: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3656 comments Mod
Good luck on your challenges, Brenda, and welcome to the group!


message 7: by Brenda (last edited Nov 21, 2019 03:21PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Shelf Bender: COMPLETED
Take an epic journey and get lost in the pages of a weighty tome. This challenge is for the intrepid souls who are ready to dive into books that run over 1000 pages long.

State your own goal: 3 books

1. The Wise Man's Fear - 1008 pages
2. A Dance with Dragons - 1112 pages
3. Sacajawea - 1359 pages

Bonus book: Written in My Own Heart's Blood - 1225 pages


message 8: by Brenda (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Feather Weight: COMPLETED
This is the perfect challenge to balance out all those chuncksters, doorstoppers and shelf benders you took on!
Only books 280 or less pages count for this.

Level 1 Ruffled Feathers
1. Bright Young Things - 258 pages
2. The Princess Bride - 242 pages
3. Chosen - 249 pages
4. Hunted - 262 pages
5. Sacrifice - 272 pages

Level 2 Flapping Wings
6. Nail's Crossing - 224 pages
7. The Phantom Tollbooth - 255 pages
8. The Wanted - 275 pages
9. Slaughterhouse-Five - 198 pages
10. Hushabye - 170 pages

Level 3 Taking Flight
11. Only You - 279 pages
12. Requiem - 150 pages
13. Until You - 274 pages
14. Imago - 144 pages
15. Always You - 268 pages


message 9: by Brenda (last edited Oct 01, 2019 07:18PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Fantasy Faire: COMPLETED
This can include any kind of fiction that has magic or paranormal elements, or that is set in a fictional location (excluding Sci Fi settings such as the future or space - unless there is a significant magic or paranormal focus).

Level 1 - Linger with Elves (2 Books)
1. Chosen - 1/7
2. Hunted - 2/9

Level 2 - Fly with Dragons (4 Books)
3. The Princess Bride - 2/17
4. The Woman in White - 3/9

Level 3 - Eat the Food in Faerie (7 Books)
5. Shatter Me - 3/27
6. A Dance with Dragons - 4/13
7. Sacrifice - 4/17

Level 4 - Go on a Quest to Save the World (10 Books)
8. The Name of the Wind - 5/18
9. Wizard's First Rule - 5/26
10. Redemption - 6/30

Level 5 - Explore Another World (15 Books)
11. The Wise Man's Fear - 7/19
12. The Phantom Tollbooth - 7/30
13. Raven Song 9/2
14. Here - 9/28
15. The Hexed - 9/30


message 10: by Brenda (last edited Oct 05, 2019 07:36AM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Buyer's Remorse: COMPLETED
This challenge is going to help me with my goal to reduce my TBR pile.

Books bought before January 1, 2019.

Level One (5 TBR books) = List Tickler
1. Blood of the Lamb: A Novel of Secrets - 1/6
2. Chosen - 1/7
3. True Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray - 1/12
4. Bright Young Things - 1/27
5. Rules of Civility - 2/3

Level Two (10 TBR books) = List Tamer
6. The Princess Bride - 2/17
7. The Woman in White - 3/9
8. The Woman in the Window - 4/5
9. The Name of the Wind - 5/18
10. Wizard's First Rule - 5/26

Level Three (15 TBR books) = Captain of the Shelf
11. You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain - 5/31
12. Hushabye - 7/25
13. Requiem - 8/17
14. Imago - 8/30
15. The Color Purple - 9/10

Level Four (20 TBR books) = Master of All Dust Bunnies
16. Sacajawea -9/20
17. The Séance - 9/21
18. Little House in the Big Woods - 9/28
19. The Hexed - 9/30
20. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI - 10/4
Dance of Book Joy ensues!


message 11: by Brenda (last edited Sep 22, 2019 09:19AM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Dust the Shelf: COMPLETED
Clear away the cobwebs from the back of your shelves and find the books that have been waiting the longest for you to read. No more delays!

I have about 200 books that I've been meaning to read since before I joined goodreads in 2015. I'll use this challenge to see if I can make some progress.

Level 1 (2 Books) - Swipe the duster
1. Blood of the Lamb: A Novel of Secrets - 1/6
2. Bright Young Things - 1/27

Level 2 (4 Books) - Dust bunnies beware
3. Rules of Civility - 2/3
4. The Princess Bride - 2/17

Level 3 (7 Books) - Cobwebs begone
5. The Woman in White - 3/9
6. Wizard's First Rule - 5/26
7. Slaughterhouse-Five - 8/10

Level 4 (10 Books) - Polish and shine
8. The Color Purple - 9/10
9. Sacajawea - 9/20
10. The Séance - 9/21


message 12: by Brenda (last edited Nov 08, 2019 05:08PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Dinner is Served: COMPLETED
For this challenge, choose a single author and focus on tasting as many of their works as you can.

I'm doing Denise Grover Swank. Her books are a fun read when I need something light.

Level 1 - Just a Sample
1. Chosen; The Chosen Series Complete Box Set #1
2. Hunted; The Chosen Series Complete Box Set #2

Level 2 - Appetizers
3. Sacrifice; The Chosen Series Complete Box Set #3
4. Redemption; The Chosen Series Complete Box Set #4

Level 3 - Main Course
5. Only You; Bachelor Brotherhood #1
6. Until You; Bachelor Brotherhood #2
7. Always You; Bachelor Brotherhood #3

Level 4 - Dessert
8. Here; On the Otherside #1
9. There; On the Otherside #2
10. Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes; Rose Gardner Mystery Box Set #1


message 13: by Brenda (last edited Dec 29, 2019 04:24PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments 50 Book Challenge:
January - 5
Blood of the Lamb A Novel of Secrets by Sam Cabot Chosen (The Chosen #1) by Denise Grover Swank True Crime Addict How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray by James Renner Shining City (Peter Rena #1) by Tom Rosenstiel Bright Young Things (Bright Young Things, #1) by Anna Godbersen
February - 3
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles Hunted (The Chosen, #2) by Denise Grover Swank The Princess Bride by William Goldman
March - 2
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins Shatter Me (Shatter Me, #1) by Tahereh Mafi
April - 4
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5) by George R.R. Martin Sacrifice (The Chosen, #3) by Denise Grover Swank The Liar's Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard
May - 3
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1) by Patrick Rothfuss Wizard's First Rule (Sword of Truth, #1) by Terry Goodkind You Can't Touch My Hair And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson
June - 2
Sweet Little Lies (Cat Kinsella, #1) by Caz Frear Redemption (The Chosen, #4) by Denise Grover Swank
July - 4
The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2) by Patrick Rothfuss Hushabye (Kate Redman Mysteries, #1) by Celina Grace Nail's Crossing (Bill Maytubby & Hannah Bond Mystery #1) by Kris Lackey The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
August - 6
The Wanted (Elvis Cole, #17; Joe Pike, #6) by Robert Crais Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. Only You (Bachelor Brotherhood #1) by Denise Grover Swank Requiem (Kate Redman Mysteries, #2) by Celina Grace Until You (Bachelor Brotherhood #2) by Denise Grover Swank Imago (Kate Redman Mysteries, #3) by Celina Grace
September - 10
Always You (Bachelor Brotherhood #3) by Denise Grover Swank Raven Song (Inoki's Game, #1) by I.A. Ashcroft The Color Purple by Alice Walker Sacajawea by Anna Lee Waldo The Séance by Heather Graham Silent Run by Barbara Freethy Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens Little House in the Big Woods (Little House, #1) by Laura Ingalls Wilder Here (On the Otherside, #1) by Denise Grover Swank The Hexed (Krewe of Hunters, #13) by Heather Graham
October - 7
Killers of the Flower Moon The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann There (On the Otherside, #2) by Denise Grover Swank Little House on the Prairie (Laura Years, #2) by Laura Ingalls Wilder The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Evil Has A Name The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation by Paul Holes Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century by Peter Graham I'll Be Gone in the Dark One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
November - 8
Black Diamond by Joan Wolf The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes (Rose Gardner Mystery, #1) by Denise Grover Swank The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8) by Diana Gabaldon Subject 375 by Nikki Owen The Darlington Letters (Rannoch Fraser Mysteries, #18) by Tracy Grant The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
December - 10
The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ripley, #1) by Patricia Highsmith The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Twenty-Nine and a Half Reasons (Rose Gardner Mystery, #2) by Denise Grover Swank Watership Down (Watership Down, #1) by Richard Adams Feeding the Dragon by Sharon Washington Evernight (Evernight, #1) by Claudia Gray My Lost Family An Audible Original by Danny Ben-Moshe The Night Fire (Harry Bosch #22; Renée Ballard, #3; Harry Bosch Universe, #32) by Michael Connelly Thirty and a Half Excuses (Rose Gardner Mystery, #3) by Denise Grover Swank The Sisters (The Cormac Reilly Series, #.5) by Dervla McTiernan

YEAR TO DATE: 64


message 14: by Brenda (new)

Brenda | 174 comments The Game is Afoot: COMPLETED

Explore the Mystery genre. Put together clues and chase down villains, because the game is now afoot!

Level 1 - Break the Code (2 Books)
1. Blood of the Lamb: A Novel of Secrets - 1/6
2. True Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray - 1/12

Level 2 - Shadow the Suspect (4 Books)
3. Shining City - 1/26
4. The Woman in White - 3/9

Level 3 - Crack the Case (7 Books)
5. The Woman in the Window - 4/5
6. The Liar's Girl - 4/25
7. Sweet Little Lies - 6/23

Level 4 - Chase the Villain (10 Books)
8. Hushabye - 7/25
9. Nail's Crossing - 7/27
10. The Wanted - 8/9


message 15: by Brenda (new)

Brenda | 174 comments New to You in 2019: COMPLETED
Challenge yourself to read some authors that are new to you. Maybe there's an author or two you've been meaning to try for a long time. Don't let them linger on your TBR any longer!

Level One: Test the Waters (1 New Author)
1. Sam Cabot - Blood of the Lamb: A Novel of Secrets - 1/6

Level Two: Wade in the Shallow End (3 New Authors)
2. James Renner - True Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray - 1/12
3. Tom Rosenstiel - Shining City - 1/26

Level Three: Take a Swim (6 New Authors)
4. Anna Godbersen - Bright Young Things - 1/27
5. Amor Towles - Rules of Civility - 2/3
6. William Goldman - The Princess Bride - 2/17

Level Four: Dive Right In (10 New Authors)
7. Wilkie Collins - The Woman in White - 3/9
8. Tahereh Mafi - Shatter Me - 3/27
9. A. J. Finn - The Woman in the Window - 4/5
10. Catherine Ryan Howard - The Liar's Girl - 4/25


message 16: by Brenda (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round 2 - New to You in 2019: COMPLETED
Challenge yourself to read some authors that are new to you. Maybe there's an author or two you've been meaning to try for a long time. Don't let them linger on your TBR any longer!

Level One: Test the Waters (1 New Author)
1. Patrick Rothfuss - The Name of the Wind - 5/18

Level Two: Wade in the Shallow End (3 New Authors)
2. Terry Goodkind - Wizard's First Rule - 5/26
3. Phoebe Robinson - You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain - 5/31

Level Three: Take a Swim (6 New Authors)
4. Caz Frear - Sweet Little Lies - 6/23
5. Celina Grace - Hushabye - 7/25
6. Kris Lackey - Nail's Crossing - 7/27

Level Four: Dive Right In (10 New Authors)
7. Norton Juster - The Phantom Tollbooth - 7/30
8. Kurt Vonnegut - Slaughterhouse-Five - 8/10
9. I.A. Ashcroft - Raven Song - 9/2
10. Alice Walker - The Color Purple - 9/10


message 17: by Brenda (last edited Oct 28, 2019 05:07PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round 2 - The Game is Afoot: COMPLETED

Explore the Mystery genre. Put together clues and chase down villains, because the game is now afoot!

Level 1 - Break the Code (2 Books)
1. Requiem - 8/17
2. Imago - 8/30

Level 2 - Shadow the Suspect (4 Books)
3. The Séance - 9/21
4. Silent Run - 9/22

Level 3 - Crack the Case (7 Books)
5. Where the Crawdads Sing - 9/26
6. The Hexed - 9/30
7. Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI - 10/4

Level 4 - Chase the Villain (10 Books)
8. Evil Has A Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation - 10/21
9. Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century - 10/24
10. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer - 10/28


message 18: by Brenda (last edited Nov 08, 2019 06:14PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round 3 - New to You in 2019: COMPLETED
Challenge yourself to read some authors that are new to you. Maybe there's an author or two you've been meaning to try for a long time. Don't let them linger on your TBR any longer!

Level One: Test the Waters (1 New Author)
1. Anna Lee Waldo - Sacajawea - 9/21

Level Two: Wade in the Shallow End (3 New Authors)
2. Delia Owens - Where the Crawdads Sing - 9/26
3. Laura Ingalls Wilder - Little House in the Big Woods - 9/28

Level Three: Take a Swim (6 New Authors)
4. David Grann - Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI - 10/4
5. Shirley Jackson - The Haunting of Hill House - 10/16
6. Paul Holes - Evil Has A Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation - 10/21

Level Four: Dive Right In (10 New Authors)
7. Peter Graham - Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century - 10/24
8. Michelle McNamara - I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer - 10/28
9. Joan Wolf - Black Diamond - 11/2
10. Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray - 11/4


message 19: by Brenda (last edited Dec 29, 2019 04:40PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round 2 - Feather Weight: COMPLETED
This is the perfect challenge to balance out all those chuncksters, doorstoppers and shelf benders you took on!
Only books 280 or less pages count for this.

Level 1 Ruffled Feathers
1. The Séance - 225 pages
2. Little House in the Big Woods - 238 pages
3. Here - 267 pages
4. There - 270 pages
5. The Haunting of Hill House - 240 pages

Level 2 Flapping Wings
6. Evil Has A Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation
7. The Picture of Dorian Gray - 224 pages
8. Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes - 272
9 The Darlington Letters - 165 pages
10. Twenty-Nine and a Half Reasons - 269 pages

Level 3 Taking Flight
11. Feeding the Dragon - 72 pages
12. Evernight - 236 pages
13. My Lost Family: An Audible Original - 140 pages
14. Thirty and a Half Excuses - 258 pages
15. The Sisters - 210 pages


message 20: by Brenda (last edited Dec 22, 2019 06:48PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round Two - Fantasy Faire:
This can include any kind of fiction that has magic or paranormal elements, or that is set in a fictional location (excluding Sci Fi settings such as the future or space - unless there is a significant magic or paranormal focus).

Level 1 - Linger with Elves (2 Books)
1. There - 10/12
2. Written in My Own Heart's Blood - 11/21

Level 2 - Fly with Dragons (4 Books)
3. Watership Down - 12/20
4. Evernight - 12/22

Level 3 - Eat the Food in Faerie (7 Books)
5.
6.
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Level 4 - Go on a Quest to Save the World (10 Books)
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Level 5 - Explore Another World (15 Books)
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message 21: by Brenda (last edited Dec 14, 2019 07:29PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round Two - Dust the Shelf:
Clear away the cobwebs from the back of your shelves and find the books that have been waiting the longest for you to read. No more delays!

I have about 200 books that I've been meaning to read since before I joined goodreads in 2015. I'll use this challenge to see if I can make some progress.

Level 1 (2 Books) - Swipe the duster
1. Little House in the Big Woods - 9/28
2. Little House on the Prairie - 10/13

Level 2 (4 Books) - Dust bunnies beware
3. The Haunting of Hill House - 10/16
4. Black Diamond - 11/2

Level 3 (7 Books) - Cobwebs begone
5. The Talented Mr. Ripley - 12/6
6. The Book Thief - 12/12
7.

Level 4 (10 Books) - Polish and shine
8.
9.
10.


message 22: by Brenda (last edited Dec 22, 2019 06:53PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round Two - Buyer's Remorse:
This challenge is going to help me with my goal to reduce my TBR pile.

Books bought before January 1, 2019.

Level One (5 TBR books) = List Tickler
1. Little House on the Prairie - 10/13
2. Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century - 10/24
3. Black Diamond - 11/2
4. The Picture of Dorian Gray - 11/4
5. Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes - 11/4

Level Two (10 TBR books) = List Tamer
6. The Talented Mr. Ripley - 12/6
7. The Book Thief - 12/12
8. Watership Down - 12/20
9. Feeding the Dragon - 12/21
10. Evernight - 12/22

Level Three (15 TBR books) = Captain of the Shelf
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Level Four (20 TBR books) = Master of All Dust Bunnies
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Dance of Book Joy ensues!


message 23: by Brenda (last edited Dec 29, 2019 07:00PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round 3 - The Game is Afoot: COMPLETED

Explore the Mystery genre. Put together clues and chase down villains, because the game is now afoot!

Level 1 - Break the Code (2 Books)
1. Black Diamond - 11/2
2. Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes - 11/4

Level 2 - Shadow the Suspect (4 Books)
3. The Silent Patient - 11/11
4. Subject 375 - 11/24

Level 3 - Crack the Case (7 Books)
5. The Darlington Letters - 11/26
6. The Moonstone - 11/27
7. The Talented Mr. Ripley - 12/6

Level 4 - Chase the Villain (10 Books)
8. Twenty-Nine and a Half Reasons - 12/18
9. The Night Fire - 12/27
10. Thirty and a Half Excuses - 12/29

11. The Sisters -12/29


message 24: by Brenda (last edited Dec 29, 2019 07:01PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Round 4 - New to You in 2019: COMPLETED
Challenge yourself to read some authors that are new to you. Maybe there's an author or two you've been meaning to try for a long time. Don't let them linger on your TBR any longer!

Level One: Test the Waters (1 New Author)
1. Alex Michaelides - The Silent Patient - 11/11

Level Two: Wade in the Shallow End (3 New Authors)
2. Nikki Owen - Subject 375 - 11/24
3. Tracy Grant - The Darlington Letters - 11/26

Level Three: Take a Swim (6 New Authors)
4. Patricia Highsmith - The Talented Mr. Ripley - 12/6
5. Markus Zusak - The Book Thief - 12/12
6. Richard Adams - Watership Down - 12/20

Level Four: Dive Right In (10 New Authors)
7. Sharon Washington - Feeding the Dragon - 12/21
8. Claudia Gray - Evernight - 12/22
9. Danny Ben-Moshe - My Lost Family: An Audible Original - 12/23
10. Dervla McTiernan - The Sisters - 12/29


message 25: by Brenda (last edited Dec 29, 2019 07:54PM) (new)

Brenda | 174 comments This thread is for members who exceed (or plan to exceed) the 50 book goal.

Cut & paste "totals" template once you hit the 50-Book mark, then keep going. There should be plenty of people who read beyond that point & will help keep up the momentum.

January - 5
February - 3
March - 2
April - 4
May - 3
June - 2
July - 4
August - 6
September - 10
October - 7
November - 4
Acheived 50 goal as of 11/11

Beyond 50 goal of 10 more books
November - 4
Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, #8) by Diana Gabaldon Subject 375 by Nikki Owen The Darlington Letters (Rannoch Fraser Mysteries, #18) by Tracy Grant The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
December - 10
The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ripley, #1) by Patricia Highsmith The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Twenty-Nine and a Half Reasons (Rose Gardner Mystery, #2) by Denise Grover Swank Watership Down (Watership Down, #1) by Richard Adams Feeding the Dragon by Sharon Washington Evernight (Evernight, #1) by Claudia Gray My Lost Family An Audible Original by Danny Ben-Moshe The Night Fire (Harry Bosch #22; Renée Ballard, #3; Harry Bosch Universe, #32) by Michael Connelly Thirty and a Half Excuses (Rose Gardner Mystery, #3) by Denise Grover Swank The Sisters (The Cormac Reilly Series, #.5) by Dervla McTiernan
Beyond 50 = 14

YEAR TO DATE: 64


message 26: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3656 comments Mod
You have had a great reading year!


message 27: by Brenda (new)

Brenda | 174 comments Rosemarie wrote: "You have had a great reading year!"

Thanks, Rosemarie. It's been a truly enjoyable year of reading, and we still have a couple weeks left. 😊


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