2013 Reading Challenge Log

Mount TBR Challenge (Goal: 24 books)


1. The Greenhouse—Audur Ava Olafsdottir
2. Gambit—Rex Stout
3. All the Dogs of My Life—Elizabeth von Arnim
4. I Love Everybody (and Other Atrocious Lies)—Laurie Notaro
5. Best Friends, Occasional Enemies—Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella
6. Rolling Stone—Patricia Wentworth.
7. Ruined By Reading—Lynne Sharon Schwartz
8. What Are You Hungry For?—Lynn Ginsburg and Mary Taylor
9. Natural Solutions to Menopause—Marilyn Glenville, Ph.D
10. Mr. Skeffington—Elizabeth von Arnim
11. The Olive Grove—Katherine Kizilos
12. More Work for the Undertaker—Margery Allingham
13. Tales of the City—Armistead Maupin
14. More Home Cooking—A Writer Returns to the Kitchen—Laurie Colwin
15. The Quiet Gentleman—Georgette Heyer
16. Intuitive Eating—Evelyn Tribole M.S., R.D., and Elyse Resch M.S., R.D.
17. Delta Wedding—Eudora Welty
18. Creating a Life Worth Living—Carol Lloyd
19. The Sound of Paper—Julia Cameron
20. 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food—Susan Albers, Psy.D
21. Latte Trouble—Cleo Coyle
22. The Lost Stories of Louisa May Alcott—Madeleine B. Stern and Daniel Shealy, editors.
23. No Name—Wilkie Collins
24. The Daily Mirror—David Lehman


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Vintage Mystery Challenge (Goal: 8 books)

1. Why Shoot a Butler?—Georgette Heyer (1933) Category: The Butler Did It…Or Not.
2. Rolling Stone—Patricia Wentworth (1940) Category: Amateur Night (The investigator, Peter, is a writer).
3. The Unfinished Clue—Georgette Heyer (1934) Category: Country House Criminals.
4. More Work for the Undertaker—Margery Allingham (1949) Category: Leave It to the Professionals.
5. The Case of William Smith—Patricia Wentworth (1948) Category: Malicious Men.
6. The Case of the Caretaker's Cat—Erle Stanley Gardner (1935) Category: Dangerous Beasts.
7. Spinsters in Jeopardy—Ngaio Marsh (1953) Category: Wicked Women
8. The Catherine-Wheel—Patricia Wentworth (1940) Category: Scene of the Crime (the location of the crime in the title. The Catherine-Wheel is an inn.)

Bonus reads:
9. Behold, Here's Poison—Georgette Heyer (1936) Category: Murderous Methods.
10. Three Witnesses—Rex Stout (1955) Category: Murder by the Numbers.
11. The Numbered Account—Ann Bridge (1960) Category: Cops & Robbers (The crime was a theft rather than a murder.)
12. They Found Him Dead—Georgette Heyer (1937) Category: Jolly Old England (The mystery was set in Britain.)
13. Miss Silver Deals With Death—Patricia Wentworth (1944) Category: Repeat Offenders (Features a favorite series detective or author.)
14. Some Buried Caesar—Rex Stout (1938) Category: Dynamic Duos (A detective team, in this case Nero Wolfe and his intrepid assistant, Archie Goodwin).


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