Can't resist a good challenge.

Monday, August 31, 2015

R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril / X

Artwork by Abigail Larson

Dates: September 1 through October 31, 2015
Hosted by: The Estella Society

Guidelines:

✸ There are several different levels of participation:
  • Peril the First: Read four books of any length, from any subgenre you choose.
  • Peril the Second: Read two books of any length, from any subgenre you choose.
  • Peril the Third: Read one book of any length, from any subgenre you choose.
  • Peril of the Short Story: An extra option, for those who want to read shorter works.
  • Peril on the Screen: Another extra option, for those who like to watch scary or suspenseful fare on the large or small screen.
  • Peril of the Group Read: A third extra -- see announcement page for info.
✸ Choose books from the following subgenres:
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Dark Fantasy
  • Gothic
  • Horror
  • Supernatural

✷ I'm signing up at the Peril the First level (four books), and I'll be combining that with Peril on the Screen and possibly Peril of the Group Read.

See my original post about the challenge HERE.
See the challenge announcement page HERE.
See the review site HERE.

MY READING LIST (books I've read, with links to any reviews/notes):

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Once Upon a Time IX

 

Dates: March 21 - June 21, 2015
Hosted by: Carl @ Stainless Steel Droppings 

● See the announcement page HERE.
● See the review page HERE.
● See my original post about the challenge HERE.


I'll be signing up at the Journey level -- reading at least one book from one of the challenge genres (Fairy Tale, Folklore, Fantasy and Mythology). Of course, I'll be hoping to do a little better than the one book, and maybe work my way up to Quest the First.

MY READING LIST (books/stories read, with links to reviews):
  1. Elidor. Alan Garner
  2. Nightbird. Alice Hoffman
  3. The Tale of Despereaux. Kate DiCamillo (illus. by Timothy Basil Ering)
  4. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll (re-read)


BOOKS STARTED BUT NOT FINISHED:
  1. Ella Enchanted. Gail Carson Levine 
  2. The Well-Wishers. Edward Eager





I'm also hoping to participate in Quest on Screen this year. If I succeed, I'll be listing the movies/TV shows here--

MY VIEWING LIST (with links to reviews):
1.


Monday, January 12, 2015

2015 "Reading Through Time" Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

***I'm assuming this challenge is ended, as the host has abandoned her blog***


Hosted by: Amy Yingling @ A Bookish Girl
Dates: January 6 - December 31, 2015

Guidelines:
  • Read any novel, short story or author just so that the genre is historical fiction.
  • 1 novel counts as 1 novel (a novel is anything over 100 pages); 5 short stories count as 1 novel.
  • Audio books and e-books also count.
  • There will be a monthly post for you to add a link or links to your post showing the progress that you have made so far.
  • There will be a book giveaway each month and for initially signing up.
Levels:
  • 5 books = Anthony Doerr
  • 10 books = Kate Morton
  • 15 books = Sarah Waters
  • 20 books = Linda Lafferty
  • 25 books = Hilary Mantel
  • 30 books = Philippa Gregory
  • 35 books = Ken Follett
  • 40+ books = Diana Gabaldon
✹ My Goal: "Anthony Doerr" (5 books)

● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the announcement /sign-up page HERE.
● See the review pages: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

MY READING LIST (books I've read, with links to reviews):
  1. The Witch of Painted Sorrows. M.J. Rose (published 2015 / set in 19th Century France)


Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2015


Hosted by: Amy Bruno @ Passages to the Past
Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015

Guidelines:
  • Choose your level.
  • Read any sub-genre of historical fiction (Historical Romance, Historical Mystery, Historical Fantasy, Young Adult, etc.)
  • You don't need a blog to participate.
Levels:
  • 20th century Reader - 2 books
  • Victorian Reader - 5 books
  • Renaissance Reader - 10 books
  • Medieval - 15 books
  • Ancient History - 25 books
  • Prehistoric - 50+ books
✹ My goal: "Victorian Reader" (5 books)

● See my original post about the challenge HERE
● See the announcement/sign-up page HERE.
● See the review link-up pages: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

MY READING LIST (Books I've read, with links to reviews):
  1. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce #7). Alan Bradley (published 2015 / set around 1950)
  2. The Witch of Painted Sorrows. M.J. Rose (published 2015 / set in 19th Century France)
  3. A Fine Summer's Day (Inspector Ian Rutledge #17). Charles Todd (published 2915 / set in 1914)
  4. The Silence of Ghosts. Jonathan Aycliffe (first published 2013 / set during World War II)
  5. The Angel Court Affair (Charlotte and Thomas Pitt #30). Anne Perry (published 2015 / set in Victorian England)


Sunday, January 4, 2015

Vintage Mystery Bingo 2015


Hosted by: Bev @ My Reader's Block
Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015

Guidelines (quoted from the announcement post):
  • All books must be from the mystery category (crime fiction, detective fiction, espionage, etc.). The mystery/crime must be the primary feature of the book--ghost stories, paranormal, romance, humor, etc are all welcome as ingredients, but must not be the primary category under which these books would be labeled at the library or bookstore.
  • Challengers may play either the Silver Age or Golden Age Card—or both. For the purposes of this challenge, the Golden Age Vintage Mysteries must have been first published before 1960. Golden Age short story collections (whether published pre-1960 or not) are permissible provided all of the stories included in the collection were originally written pre-1960. Please remember that some of our Golden Age Vintage authors wrote well after 1959--so keep an eye on the original publication date and apply them to the appropriate card. Silver Age Vintage Mysteries may be first published any time from 1960 to 1989 (inclusive). Again, Silver Age short story collections published later than 1989 are permissible as long as they include no stories first published later than 1989.
  • Challenge runs from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015. Sign up any time between now and November 4, 2015. Any books read from January 1 on may count regardless of your sign-up date. If you decide to go for broke and try to score on both cards, you only need sign up once--pick a card, any card for your link.
  • One Free Space per card—you may use your Free Space to cover any spot on the board. The Free Space book must fulfill one of the categories from the card, but it may fulfill ANY space you like—even a category you have already fulfilled. For example…if you are having trouble finding a book to meet the “mode of transportation” category, but you really need that space to complete a BINGO then you may read a book that meets any other category on the board and use your Free Space to claim the “mode of transportation” space.
  • No double-counting. A book may not count for both the original category (say, "Woman in the Title") and as the Free Space to replace "mode of transportation." A second "Woman in the Title" would need to be read to complete the Free Space and replace "mode of transportation."
  • BINGOS may be claimed by completing all spaces in a row--horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. You may also claim a “Four Corner” BINGO by reading a book for each of the four corners plus two more spaces—any two. A valid BINGO must have six complete spaces.
✹ I'll be reading Golden Age mysteries and working on Gold Card bingos. 


● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the challenge announcement/sign-up post HERE.
● See challenge headquarters HERE.

FOUR CORNER BINGO:
  1. Color in the Title or Cover Color: The Red House Mystery, by A.A. Milne (first published 1922)
  2. Method of Murder in Title: .
  3. Eat, Drink and Be Merry: .
  4. Book with Professional Detective: The Big Sleep (Philip Marlowe #1), by Raymond Chandler (first published 1939)
  5. First Extra Square - Book featuring Lawyer, Courtroom, etc.: The Case of the Velvet Claws (Perry Mason #1), by Erle Stanley Gardner (first published 1933)
  6. Second Extra Square - Book Set in US or England: Gently Does It (Chief Inspector George Gently #1), by Alan Hunter (first published 1955; set in England)

Saturday, January 3, 2015

The Reporter's Challenge 2015


Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015
Hosted by: Ellie Oberth (Dead Herring)

This is a GoodReads Challenge.
Sign up for the challenge on GoodReads (In The Challenge Factory under 2015 yearly challenges)

Guidelines (quoted from Dead Herring's announcement page):
  • For this challenge – Each book can only be used for 1 category (Ex: Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap – victim is strangled, the setting is in England and they are cut off from the world due to bad weather. But you can only place this story in 1 of the categories)
  • You don’t have to choose your books in advance. If you do, you can change your list at any time during the year.
  • Books can be in any format – paper, ebooks, audio…
  • Crossovers with other challenges are fine.

Levels:
  • Cub reporter: 5 books (1 from each category) 
  • Columnist: 10 books (2 from each category) 
  • News Anchor: 15 books (3 from each category) 
  • Editor: 20 books (4 from each category) 
  • Newspaper Mogul: 25 books 

✹ I'll be trying for Cub Reporter, to start. But I'm hoping to become a Columnist some day.

LIST OF CATEGORIES 
WHO
  1. Protagonist is a librarian: The Book of Speculation. Erika Swyler
  2. Protagonist is a government agent 
  3. Protagonist is a ghost 
  4. Protagonist works with animals (vet, dog walker, zoo, etc) 
  5. Protagonist is a crook 
WHAT
  1. Holiday in the title 
  2. Animal in the title: Let Sleeping Dogs Lie ("Sister" Jane #9). Rita Mae Brown
  3. Weather in the title 
  4. Poison in the title 
  5. Title starts with the same letter as your last name 
WHERE
  1. Set in England 
  2. NOT set on land (cruise ship, boat, airplane, spaceship, etc) 
  3. Set on an Island 
  4. Set on foreign soil (not America or England) 
  5. Historical novel: As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia De Luce #7). Alan Bradley (The Flavia De Luce novels are set during and just after World War II.)
WHEN
  1. One book set during any holiday 
  2. One that centers around a convention or conference 
  3. One Dark & Stormy night – bad weather plays big role in story 
  4. One where the protagonist has to beat the clock (time is crucial to solving mystery)
  5. One set during a vacation: Gently Does It (Inspector George Gently #1). Alan Hunter (Inspector Gently is on vacation when a local murder case catches his attention.)
HOW (Method of Murder)
  1. Poison is murder weapon 
  2. Knife/stabbing is murder weapon 
  3. Gun/shooting is murder weapon: The Red House Mystery. A.A. Milne
  4. Blunt object is murder weapon 
  5. Rope/strangulation is murder weapon 

2015 Chunkster Challenge


Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015
Hosted by: Vassily  

Guidelines:
  • A chunkster is any book (adult or YA) with 450 or more pages.
  • Both fiction and nonfiction are allowed.
  • Audio books and e-books are allowed. Graphic novels are not.
  • Essay, short story, and poetry collections are allowed but must be read in their entirety to count. 
  • Books may crossover with other challenges. 
  • Anyone can join. 
  • You don’t have to list your books ahead of time. 
  • There are no set levels; participants can determine their own level to aim for. 
✵ I'm setting myself a goal of two books for the challenge.

● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the challenge announcement/sign-up page HERE.
● See the challenge blog HERE.
● See the page for linking up reviews HERE


MY READING LIST (books I've read, with links to reviews):



POSSIBILITIES:
  • The Book of the Dead. Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (454 pages
  • The Children's Book. A.S. Byatt (675 pages)  
  • A Gentle Madness. Nicholas A. Basbanes (638 pages
  • The Girl Who Played With Fire. Stieg Larsson (503 pages
  • Inkheart. Cornelia Funke (500+ pages
  • Jane Eyre. Charlotte Brontë (450+ pages)
  • The Land of Painted Caves. Jean M. Auel (757 pages
  • The Map of Time. Felix J. Palma (613 pages
  • The Mists of Avalon. Marion Zimmer Bradley (over 800 pages
  • The Peabody Sisters. Megan Marshall (602 pages
  • The Secret History. Donna Tartt (522 pages
  • The Secret Keeper. Kate Morton (496 pages

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Newbery Reading Challenge 2015

2015 Newbery Reading Challenge

Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015
Hosted by: Julie @ Smiling Shelves

Guidelines:
  • Choose books from among Newbery Award winners, Newbery Honor Books, and Caldecott Medal winners
  • Rereads count 
  • Audiobooks and e-books count
  • All books must be read between January 1, 2015, and December 31, 2015. Books begun before January 1 don’t count. 
  • Books can overlap with other challenges
  • You don’t have to have a blog to participate. You can link up reviews from Amazon, Goodreads, etc., or leave your remarks in the comments.
  • Reviews are encouraged, but not necessary
  • There will be a monthly link up for reviews
  • Choose your point level. You can always aim for a higher point level, but you can't move to a lower one.
Each book you read is worth points:
  • 3 points for a Newbery Medal Winner
  • 2 points for a Newbery Honor Book
  • 1 point for a Caldecott Medal Winner
Choose a level to aim for.  "You can get to this level with any combination of points you want. You can read all Newbery Medal winners. You can throw in a few Honor Books. If you want, you can even read 75 Caldecott Medal winners! How you get to your point level is totally up to you."
  1. L'Engle: 15 - 29 points
  2. Spinelli: 30 - 44 points
  3. Avi: 45 - 59 points
  4. Lowry: 60 - 74 points
  5. Konigsburg: 75+ points
✷ I'm signing up at the first level (L'Engle = 15-29 points)

● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the challenge announcement/sign-up page HERE.
● See the challenge review page HERE.

~ See the list of Newbery Medal Books HERE.
~ See the list of Caldecott Medal Books HERE.



MY READING LIST (books I've read):
  1. The Tale of Despereaux. Kate DiCamillo; illus. by Timothy Basil Ering (2004 Newbery winner) = 3 points
  2. Ramona Quimby, Age 8. Beverly Cleary; illus. by Jacqueline Rogers (1982 Newbery Honor Book) = 2 points


POSSIBLE  CHOICES: Newbery Winners (3 points each)
Dead End in Norvelt. Jack Gantos (2012)
The Door in the Wall. Marguerite De Angeli (1950)
Ginger Pye. Eleanor Estes (1952)
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village. Laura Amy Schlitz (2008)
The Higher Power of Lucky. Susan Patron (2007)
Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
. Rachel Field (1930)
Miracles on Maple Hill
. Virginia Sorensen (1957)
Miss Hickory
. Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (1947)
Roller Skates
. Ruth Sawyer (1937)
Strawberry Girl
. Lois Lenski (1946)
The Tale of Despereaux
. Kate DiCamillo (2004)
Thimble Summer
. Elizabeth Enright (1939)
The Trumpeter of Krakow
.  Eric P. Kelly (1929)
The View from Saturday
. E.L. Konigsburg (1997)
The Westing Game
. Ellen Raskin (1979)
The Wheel on the School
. Meindert De Jong (1955)
When You Reach Me
. Rebecca Stead (2010)
The Witch of Blackbird Pond. Elizabeth George Speare (1959)
Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze. Elizabeth Lewis (1933)

POSSIBLE  CHOICES: Newbery Honor Books (2 points each)
Afternoon of the Elves. Janet Taylor Lisle (1990)
Black Fox of Lorne
. Marguerite De Angeli (1957)
By the Shores of Silver Lake
. Laura Ingalls Wilder (1940)
The Cricket in Times Square
. George Selden (1961)
Feathers
. Jacqueline Woodson (2008)
The Golden Name Day. Jennie Lindquist (1956)
Gone-Away Lake. Elizabeth Enright (1958)
The Headless Cupid. Zilpha Keatley Snyder (1972)
The Light at Tern Rock. Julia Sauer (1952)
Little Town on the Prairie. Laura Ingalls Wilder (1942)
The Long Winter. Laura Ingalls Wilder (1941)
Millions of Cats. Wanda Gág (1929)
The Moorchild. Eloise McGraw (1997)
Penny from Heaven. Jennifer L. Holm (2007)
Ramona and Her Father. Beverly Cleary (1978)
Ramona Quimby, Age 8. Beverly Cleary (1982)
Splendors and Glooms. Laura Amy Schlitz (2013)
Surviving the Applewhites. Stephanie S. Tolan (2003)
These Happy Golden Years. Laura Ingalls Wilder (1944)
Three Times Lucky. Sheila Turnage (2013)
The Witches of Worm. Zilpha Keatley Snyder (1973)

POSSIBLE  CHOICES: Caldecott Winners (1 point each)
The Funny Little Woman. llustrated by Blair Lent; text: retold by Arlene Mosel (1973)
Golem. David Wisniewski (1997)
The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Brian Selznick (2008)
Many Moons. Illustrated by Louis Slobodkin; text: James Thurber (1944)
Owl Moon. Illustrated by John Schoenherr; text: Jane Yolen (1988)
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble. William Steig (1970)

Nonfiction Reading Challenge 2015


Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015

Guidelines: (quoted from challenge announcement page) "Read any non-fiction book(s), adult or young adult. That's it. You can choose anything. Memoirs? Yes. History? Yes. Travel? Yes. You get the idea? Absolutely anything that is classified as non-fiction counts for this challenge."
  • Crossovers with other challenges are allowed.
  • You don't need a blog to participate.
  • There will be a link for reviews.
  • Sign up anytime during the year.

Levels:
  1. Dilettante -- Read 1-5 non-fiction books
  2. Explorer -- Read 6-10
  3. Seeker -- Read 11-15
  4. Master -- Read 16-20 
✹ I'll be signing up at the Dilettante level again this year.

● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the announcement/sign-up post HERE.
● See the page for linking reviews HERE.

MY READING LIST (books I've read, with links to reviews or discussions):
  1. Last Man Standing: Tales from Tinseltown. Roger Moore



POSSIBILITIES: 
  • 1959: The Year Everything Changed. Fred Kaplan (history)
  • Books: A Memoir. Larry McMurtry (autobiography) 
  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America. Erik Larson (history/true crime)
  • A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. Nicholas A. Basbanes (reading/book collecting)
  • In Cold Blood. Truman Capote (true crime) 
  • Just Kids. Patti Smith (memoir)
  • The Library at Night. Alberto Manguel (reading and books)
  • Manhattan '45. Jan Morris (history) 
  • Old Books, Rare Friends: Two Literary Sleuths and Their Shared Passion. Madeleine B. Stern and Leona Rostenberg (book collecting) 
  • The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws. Margaret Drabble (family history) 
  • The Perfect Summer: England 1911, Just Before the Storm. Juliet Nicolson (history) 
  • The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels. Janet Martin Soskice (history)


Thursday, December 25, 2014

Books in Translation Reading Challenge 2015


Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015
Hosted by: Jen @ The Introverted Reader

Guidelines:
  • Read translations of books, from any language into the language(s) you're comfortable reading in; they don't have to be in English.
  • Any genre and any age range.
  • Crossovers with other challenges are fine.
  • Any format that you choose is also acceptable.
  • You don't need a blog to participate; you can link up from another site like Library Thing or GoodReads.
  • There will be a link to add reviews.
Levels:
  1. Beginner: Read 1-3 books in translation 
  2. Conversationalist: 4-6 books
  3. Bilingual: 7-9 books
  4. Linguist: 10-12 books

✹ I'm signing up at the "Beginner" level, and hope to read at least three books.

● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the challenge announcement/sign-up page HERE.
● See the link for reviews HERE.

MY READING LIST (books I've read, with links to reviews):

  1. Vertigo. Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac (trans. from the French by Geoffrey Sainsbury)
  2. The Truth and Other Lies. Sascha Arango (trans. from the German by Imogen Taylor)



LIST OF POSSIBLE READS:
After Dark. Haruki Murakami
Beauty and Sadness
. Yasunari Kawabata
Buddenbrooks
. Thomas Mann
The Castle. Franz Kafka
The Double. Jose Saramago
Farewell Waltz. Milan Kundera
If on a winter's night a traveler. Italo Calvino
Last Year at Marienbad. Alain Robbe-Grillet
The Map of Time
. Félix J. Palma
The Nautical Chart
. Arturo Perez-Reverte
The Prisoner of Heaven
. Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Skylark
. Kosztolanyi Dezso
South of the Border, West of the Sun.
Haruki Murakami
Steppenwolf
. Hermann Hesse
The Three Sisters
. Anton Chekhov
The Trial
. Franz Kafka



Saturday, December 20, 2014

Netgalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge 2015


Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015
Hosted by:  Emily @ Falling For YA

Guidelines:
  • You don't need a blog to participate
  • Any genre, release date, request date, length, etc. is acceptable so long as it comes from Edelweiss or Netgalley
  • There will be monthly link-ups for reviews; if you forget to link up one month, you can add your reviews the next month
  • You can change level, up or down, at your own discretion
Levels:
  1. Bronze – 10 books 
  2. Silver – 25 books 
  3. Gold – 50 books 
  4. Platinum – 75 books 
  5. Diamond– 100 books 
✷ I'm signing up at the Bronze Level (10 books), but hoping to read MANY more than that.

● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the challenge announcement page HERE.

MY READING LIST (books I've read, with links to reviews):

  1. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce #7). Alan Bradley (NetGalley)
  2. The After House. Michael Philip Cash (NetGalley)
  3. The Room. Jonas Karlsson (NetGalley)
  4. The Resurrection Maker. Glenn Cooper (NetGalley)
  5. The Book of Speculation. Erika Swyler (NetGalley) 
  6. Nightbird. Alice Hoffman (NetGalley)
  7. The Book of Painted Sorrows. M.J. Rose (NetGalley)
  8. The Fifth Gospel. Ian Caldwell (Edelweiss) 
  9. A Fine Summer's Day (Inspector Ian Rutledge #17). Charles Todd (Edelweiss)
  10. Wylding Hall. Elizabeth Hand (NetGalley)
  11. As the Crow Flies (DI Nick Dixon #1). Damien Boyd (NetGalley)
  12. Fear the Darkness (Brigid Quinn #2). Becky Masterman (NetGalley)
  13. The Ice Twins. S.K. Tremayne (NetGalley) 
  14. Jack of Spades: A Tale of Suspense. Joyce Carol Oates (Edelweiss)
  15. The Silence of Ghosts. Jonathan Aycliffe (Edelweiss) 
  16. A Head Full of Ghosts. Paul Tremblay (Edelweiss)
  17. The Truth and Other Lies. Sascha Arango (Edelweiss) 
  18. Tail Gate (Mrs. Murphy #23). Rita Mae Brown (NetGalley) 
  19. The Forgotten Room (Jeremy Logan #4). Lincoln Child (NetGalley)
  20. In the Dark Places (Inspector Banks #22). Peter Robinson (Edelweiss) 
  21. Goodbye Stranger. Rebecca Stead (NetGalley) 


NetGalley books I need to read:
  1. Abandon. Blake Crouch (9/01/2015
  2. The After House. Michael Phillip Cash  (9/30/2014)
  3. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust. Alan Bradley (1/06/2015)
  4. As the Crow Flies. Damien Boyd (1/20/2015)
  5. Berlin Noir (Three Novels). Philip Kerr 
  6. Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Marty Wingate (8/04/2015
  7. Blue Labyrinth. Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child (11/11/2014
  8. The Book of Speculation. Erika Swyler (6/23/2015
  9. Broken Promise (Promise Falls #1). Linwood Barclay (7/28/2015
  10. The Children's Home. Charles Lambert (1/05/2016
  11. The City of Blood. Frederique Molay (1/20/2015)
  12. The Collector. Anne-Laure Thiéblemont (8/11/2015
  13. The Competition. Marcia Clark  (7/08/2014
  14. Cognac Conspiracies. Alaux & Balen (2/18/2015)
  15. Crimson Shore (Pendergast #15). Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child (11/10/2015)
  16. A Curious Beginning. Deanna Raybourn (9/01/2015
  17. Fear the Darkness. Becky Masterman (1/20/2015) 
  18. The Forgotten Room. Lincoln Child (5/12/2015)
  19. Front Yard. Norman Draper (9/29/2015
  20. The Gap of Time. Jeanette Winterson (10/06/2015)
  21. Goodbye Stranger. Rebecca Stead (8/04/2015)
  22. The Hundred-Year House. Rebecca Makkai (7/10/2014
  23. The Hog's Back Mystery. Freeman Crofts (7/07/2015
  24. The Ice Twins. S.K. Tremayne (6/19/2015)
  25. A Man of Some Repute. Elizabeth Edmondson (7/01/2015
  26. Nightbird. Alice Hoffman (3/10/2015) 
  27. The Night Sister. Jennifer McMahon (8/04/2015
  28. The Peace Process. Bruce Jay Friedman (10/13/2015
  29. The Quick. Lauren Owen (6/17/2014
  30. The Religious Body. Catherine Aird (5/05/2015
  31. The Resurrection Maker. Glenn Cooper  (11/15/2014)
  32. The Room. Jonas Karlsson  (2/17/2015
  33. Rubbernecker. Belinda Bauer (8/14/2015)
  34. Saffron and Brimstone. Elizabeth Hand  (6/03/2014
  35. Shadow Ritual. Giacometti & Ravenne  (3/25/2015
  36. Silence. Mechtild Borrmann (5/05/2015
  37. Small Blessings. Martha Woodroof  (8/12/2014)
  38. A Song of Shadows (Charlie Parker #13). John Connolly (9/29/2015
  39. Stillwell. Michael Phillip Cash (6/21/2015
  40. Tail Gate. Rita Mae Brown (5/26/2015)
  41. This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! Jonathan Evison (9/08/2015
  42. The Watchmaker of Filigree Street. Natasha Pulley (7/14/2015)
  43. Where the Memories Lie. Sibel Hodge (9/22/2015
  44. The Widow's Son. Thomas Shawver (7/07/2015)
  45. The Witch of Painted Sorrows. M.J. Rose  (3/17/2015) 
  46. Wylding Hall. Elizabeth Hand (2/17/2015)

Edelweiss books I need to read:
  1. An Illustrated Death (Secondhand Prose Mystery #2). Judi Culbertson  (10/01/2013)
  2. Bellman & Black. Diane Setterfield  (11/05/2013)
  3. Black Dog (Cooper & Fry #1). Stephen Booth  (10/08/2013)
  4. Blood from Stone. Frances Fyfield  (11/26/2013)
  5. A Cold Season. Alison Littlewood  (9/24/2013)
  6. The Fifth Gospel. Ian Caldwell  (3/03/2015)  
  7. A Fine Summer's Day (Inspector Ian Rutledge #17). Charles Todd (1/06/2015) 
  8. A Head Full of Ghosts. Paul Tremblay  (6/02/2015)
  9. Hunting Shadows (Inspector Rutledge #16). Charles Todd  (1/21/2014)
  10. In the Dark Places (Inspector Banks #23). Peter Robinson  (8/11/2015) 
  11. Jack of Spades. Joyce Carol Oates  (5/05/2015) 
  12. No Man's Nightingale. Ruth Rendell  (11/05/2013)
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