Monday, December 1, 2014

2015 Cloak and Dagger Reading Challenge

***Challenge complete. See my wrap-up post HERE.***

Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2015
Hosted by: Elizabeth @ Thoughts from an Evil Overlord

Originally hosted by: Amy @ A Bookish Girl

Guidelines (quoted from the announcement page):
  • You can read any novel, short story or author just so that the genre is mystery/crime/thriller.
  • 1 novel counts as 1 novel( 1 novel is anything over 100 pages) of course but you will have to read 5 short stories to count as 1 novel.
  • 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 two link-ups on each reading challenge post, one is a text link-up for those of you who are participating without a blog/through Goodreads/or through another way and then a thumbnail link-up for those of you that are participating from a blog.
  • There will be a book giveaway each month and for initially signing up.
Read a certain number of books and at the end of the challenge, you'll receive a rank (there's a secret prize for the participant who reads the most books):
  1. 5 books = Inspector Lestrade
  2. 10 books = Amelia Peabody
  3. 15 books = Flavia de Luce
  4. 20 books = Inspector Ian Rutledge
  5. 25 books = Detective Simon Ziele
  6. 30 books = Miss Marple
  7. 35 books = Hercule Poirot
  8. 40+ books = Sherlock Holmes
I'll be shooting for the third level (Flavia de Luce), so I'm hoping to read at least 15 books that qualify.

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

MY READING LIST (books read, with links to reviews):
  1. The Red House Mystery. A.A. Milne
  2. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce #7). Alan Bradley
  3. The Case of the Velvet Claws (Perry Mason #1). Erle Stanley Gardner
  4. Let Sleeping Dogs Lie ("Sister" Jane #9). Rita Mae Brown
  5. A Fine Summer's Day (Inspector Ian Rutledge #17). Charles Todd
  6. As the Crow Flies (DI Nick Dixon #1). Damien Boyd
  7. Fear the Darkness (Brigid Quinn Thriller #2). Becky Masterman
  8. Gently Does It (Inspector George Gently #1). Alan Hunter 
  9. A Saintly Killing (Faith Morgan Mystery #3). Martha Ockley 
  10. Beethoven's Tenth (Frank Ryan #1). Brian Harvey 
  11. Vertigo. Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac 
  12. Tail Gait (Mrs. Murphy #23). Rita Mae Brown
  13. The Angel Court Affair (Thomas & Charlotte Pitt #30). Anne Perry 
  14. The Forgotten Room (Jeremy Logan #4). Lincoln Child 
  15. In the Dark Places (Inspector Banks #22). Peter Robinson 
  16. A Man of Some Repute. Elizabeth Edmondson
  17. The Postman Always Rings Twice. James M. Cain 
  18. Champagne For One (Nero Wolfe #31). Rex Stout 
  19. The Maltese Falcon. Dashiell Hammett 
  20. Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Potting Shed Mystery #3). Marty Wingate

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