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message 1: by Cindy (last edited May 22, 2021 01:44PM) (new)

Cindy | 168 comments I may not get through all 4 Levels but I'll give it a try!!

Level 1: Countries (HF)

1) Canada: The Piano Maker The Piano Maker by Kurt Palka set in 1930's
READ JAN 2020
2) United States: High Hearts High Hearts by Rita Mae Brown set in Civil War
READ JAN 2020
3) England: The Other Boleyn Girl The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9) by Philippa Gregory set in 1500's
READ JAN 2020
4) Ireland: Tipperary Tipperary by Frank Delaney set in late 1800's-early 1900's
READ FEB 2020
5) Australia: Bittersweet Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough set in 1920's
READ JAN 2020
6) Egypt: The Last Camel Died at Noon The Last Camel Died at Noon (Amelia Peabody, #6) by Elizabeth Peters Set in 1890's
READ FEB 2020
7) France: The Maid The Maid by Kimberly Cutter set in 1400's
READ FEB 2020
8) Russia: The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar The Kitchen Boy A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander set in 1918
READ MARCH 2020
9) Germany: The Dark Monk The Dark Monk (The Hangman's Daughter, #2) by Oliver Pötzsch Set in 1660's
READ MARCH 2020
10) Scotland: Queen Hereafter: A Novel of Margaret of Scotland Queen Hereafter A Novel of Margaret of Scotland by Susan Fraser King Set in 1070
READ MARCH 2020


Level 2: Time Periods (HF different time periods than level 1)

1) Canada: The Orenda The Orenda by Joseph Boyden set in 1600's
READ MAY 2020
2) United States: The Paragon Hotel The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye set in 1920's
READ APRIL 2020
3) England: Justice for the Damned Justice for the Damned (Medieval Mystery, #4) by Priscilla Royal set in 1200's
READ APRIL 2020
4) Ireland: Bending the Boyne: A Novel of Ancient Ireland Bending the Boyne A Novel of Ancient Ireland by J.S. Dunn set in 2200 B.C.
READ MAY 2020
5) Australia: The Potato Factory The Potato Factory (The Potato Factory, #1) by Bryce Courtenay set in 1800's
READ APRIL 2020
6) Egypt: Nefertiti Nefertiti by Michelle Moran set in 1370 B.C.
READ JUNE 2020
7) France: The Confessions of Catherine de Medici The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by C.W. Gortner set in 1500's
READ MAY 2020
8) Russia: Empress of the Night: A Novel of Catherine the Great Empress of the Night A Novel of Catherine the Great (Catherine, #2) by Eva Stachniak set in 1700's
READ MAY 2020
9) Germany: The Greenest Branch The Greenest Branch (Hildegard of Bingen, #1) by P.K. Adams set in 1100's
READ MAY 2020
10) Scotland: The Lost Queen The Lost Queen (The Lost Queen Trilogy, #1) by Signe Pike set in 6th Century
READ JUNE 2020


Level 3: Authors

1) Canada: The Cruelest Month The Cruelest Month (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #3) by Louise Penny by Louise Penny
READ SEPT 2020
2) United States: Maids of Misfortune Maids of Misfortune (A Victorian San Francisco Mystery #1) by M. Louisa Locke by M. Louisa Locke
READ JULY 2020
3) England: Lethal White Lethal White (Cormoran Strike, #4) by Robert Galbraith by Robert Galbraith
READ AUGUST 2020
4) Ireland: The Witch Elm The Witch Elm by Tana French by Tana French
READ AUGUST 2020
5) Australia: Morgan's Run Morgan's Run by Colleen McCullough by Colleen McCullough
READ SEPT 2020
6) Egypt: Beer in the Snooker Club Beer in the Snooker Club by Waguih Ghali by Waguih Ghali
READ JULY 2020
7) France: The Devil's Pool The Devil's Pool by George Sand by George Sand
READ JULY 2020
8) Russia: Childhood Childhood by Leo Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy
READ SEPT 2020
9) Germany: The Beggar King The Beggar King (The Hangman's Daughter, #3) by Oliver Pötzsch by Oliver Pötzsch
READ JULY 2020
10) Scotland: The Retribution The Retribution (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan, #7) by Val McDermid by Val McDermid
READ SEPT 2020

Level 4: Non-Fiction

1) Canada: Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family by Amanda Jette Knox Love Lives Here A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family by Amanda Jette Knox
READ OCTOBER 2020
2) United States: Becoming Becoming by Michelle Obama
READ OCTOBER 2020
3) England: The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy The King's Speech How One Man Saved the British Monarchy by Mark Logue
READ DECEMBER 2020
4) Ireland: An Irish Country Childhood: A Bygone Age Remembered An Irish Country Childhood A Bygone Age Remembered by Marrie Walsh
READ DECEMBER 2020
5) Australia: In a Sunburned Country In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson READ FEB 2020
6) Egypt: The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt The Woman Who Would Be King Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt by Kara Cooney
READ DECEMBER 2020
7) France: My Twenty-Five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now My Twenty-Five Years in Provence Reflections on Then and Now by Peter Mayle
READ NOVEMBER 2020
8) Russia: Putin Country: A Journey into the Real Russia Putin Country A Journey into the Real Russia by Anne Garrels
READ OCTOBER 2020
9) Germany: In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin In the Garden of Beasts Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
READ NOVEMBER 2020
10) Scotland: Call the Nurse: True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle Call the Nurse True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle (The Country Nurse #1) by Mary J. MacLeod
READ DECEMBER 2020


message 2: by Carol (new)

Carol | 83 comments Wow what a great challenge list. My much smaller list has the same Egypt choices for level 3 and 4. Have a wonderful time! 😊


message 3: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 168 comments All done level 1!!

The Piano Maker by Kurt Palka High Hearts by Rita Mae Brown The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9) by Philippa Gregory Tipperary by Frank Delaney Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough The Last Camel Died at Noon (Amelia Peabody, #6) by Elizabeth Peters The Maid by Kimberly Cutter The Kitchen Boy A Novel of the Last Tsar by Robert Alexander The Dark Monk (The Hangman's Daughter, #2) by Oliver Pötzsch Queen Hereafter A Novel of Margaret of Scotland by Susan Fraser King


message 4: by Carol (new)

Carol | 83 comments Congratulations on completing Level 1 😊


message 5: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 168 comments All done Level 2!!
The Orenda by Joseph Boyden The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye Justice for the Damned (Medieval Mystery, #4) by Priscilla Royal Bending the Boyne A Novel of Ancient Ireland by J.S. Dunn The Potato Factory (The Potato Factory, #1) by Bryce Courtenay Nefertiti by Michelle Moran The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by C.W. Gortner Empress of the Night A Novel of Catherine the Great (Catherine, #2) by Eva Stachniak The Greenest Branch (Hildegard of Bingen #1) by P.K. Adams The Lost Queen (The Lost Queen Trilogy, #1) by Signe Pike


message 6: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 168 comments All done Level 3!! Hope I can get the last level completed
The Cruelest Month (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #3) by Louise Penny Maids of Misfortune (A Victorian San Francisco Mystery #1) by M. Louisa Locke Lethal White (Cormoran Strike, #4) by Robert Galbraith The Witch Elm by Tana French Morgan's Run by Colleen McCullough Beer in the Snooker Club by Waguih Ghali The Devil's Pool by George Sand Childhood by Leo Tolstoy The Beggar King (The Hangman's Daughter, #3) by Oliver Pötzsch The Retribution (Tony Hill & Carol Jordan, #7) by Val McDermid


message 7: by Ashley Marie (new)

Ashley Marie  | 539 comments Great job, Cindy!!


message 8: by Carol (new)

Carol | 83 comments Amazing Cindy! You can do it!


message 9: by Ruth Ann (new)

Ruth Ann (moodygrl00) | 98 comments Wow! Great job! Keep up the good work.


message 10: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 168 comments Only 1 book to go but I'm way down the list to borrow from our local library. Maybe I can find a used copy ;)


message 11: by Kathleen (new)

Kathleen Freeman | 229 comments Wow what an accomplishment...congratulations


message 12: by Donna (new)

Donna (drspoon) | 11 comments Great job...congratulations!


message 13: by Cindy (new)

Cindy | 168 comments I actually finished back in February and neglected to finalize my results!!!! ALL DONE Level 4!!!

Love Lives Here A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family by Amanda Jette Knox Becoming by Michelle Obama The King's Speech How One Man Saved the British Monarchy by Mark Logue An Irish Country Childhood A Bygone Age Remembered by Marrie Walsh In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson The Woman Who Would Be King Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt by Kara Cooney My Twenty-Five Years in Provence Reflections on Then and Now by Peter Mayle Putin Country A Journey into the Real Russia by Anne Garrels In the Garden of Beasts Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson Call the Nurse True Stories of a Country Nurse on a Scottish Isle (The Country Nurse #1) by Mary J. MacLeod


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