2015 Reading Challenge Log




(Mount Blanc level: 24 books)

1. If Books Could Kill, Kate Carlisle
2. The Jane Austen Book Club, Karen Joy Fowler
3. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage, Ann Patchett
4. The Hours Before Dawn, Celia Fremlin
5. Homicide Trinity, Rex Stout
6. Dracula, Bram Stoker
7. The Affair of the Mutilated Mink Coat, James Anderson
8. Loitering With Intent, Muriel Spark
9. Ice Cream for Breakfast, Leslie Levine
10. Committed to Memory: 100 Best Poems to Memorize, Edited by John Hollander
11. Death of a Doxy, Rex Stout
12. Duplicate Death, Georgette Heyer
13. "Dance First, think Later.", Kathryn and Ross Petras
14. Paris My Sweet, Amy Thomas
15. War in Val D’Orcia, Iris Origo
16. The Summer Without Men, Siri Hustvedt
17. The Not So Big Life, Sarah Susanka
18. My Year With Eleanor, Noelle Hancock
19. The Law and the Lady, Wilkie Collins
20. The Sign of the Four, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
21. The Kaizen Way, Robert Maurer, Ph.D.
22. Mythology, Edith Hamilton
23. Fire Season, Phillip Connors
24. Flambards, K.M. Peyton

25. The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle





E2: The Hours Before Dawn, Celia Fremlin (A book with a time of day in the title)
N6: Duplicate Death, Georgette Heyer (A book featuring food drink or a party--in this case, a bridge party)
E5: Nothing Venture, Patricia Wentworth (A book set in England)
N2: Hag's Nook, John Dickson Carr (A book with a place in the title)
G2: Colour Scheme, Ngaio Marsh (A book set in a country other than the US or England--New Zealand, in this case)
O2: The Sign of the Four, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (A book with a number in the title)
O3: The Bat, Mary Roberts Rinehart (A book with an animal in the title)
D2: Death at the Bar, Ngaio Marsh (One book with a lawyer, courtroom, judge, etc.)
L2: The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Book that has been made into a movie or TV show)
Bingo!





Categories for the Back to the Classics Challenge 2015:

A 19th Century Classic: The Law and the Lady, Wilkie Collins

A 20th Century Classic: The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A Classic by a Woman Author:

A Classic in Translation:

A Very Long Classic Novel (a single work of 500 pages or longer):

A Classic Novella (any work shorter than 250 pages): The Sign of the Four, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A Classic with a Person’s Name in the Title: Dracula, Bram Stoker

A Humorous or Satirical Classic:

A Forgotten Classic:

A Nonfiction Classic: Mythology, Edith Hamilton

A Classic Children’s Book: Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder

A Classic Play:

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