Sunday, November 29, 2015

2016 Mount TBR Reading Challenge

Link to Challenge Announcement Post
Dates: January 1 - December 31, 2016

  • Sign-up anytime before November 1, 2016.
  • Choose a level of participation. Once you choose, you're locked in for at least that many books. You can increase your level; all books counted for lower levels carry over towards the new level.
  • Books must be owned by you prior to January 1, 2016. No library books.
  • Books can be counted for other challenges.
  • Reviews aren't required, and a blog isn't necessary.
  • Rereads may count (see challenge announcement page for details).
  • Audiobooks and E-books may count if they are yours and they are one of your primary sources of backlogged books.
  • You may count any "currently reading" book that you begin prior to January 1--provided that you had 50% or more of the book left to finish in 2015.
  • "Did Not Finish" books can be counted, under some circumstances (see challenge announcement page for details).
  • You can submit a list in advance, or add your books as you read them.
  • There will be quarterly check-ins.

Challenge Levels:
  1. Pike's Peak: Read 12 books from your TBR pile/s
  2. Mount Blanc: Read 24 books from your TBR pile/s
  3. Mt. Vancouver: Read 36 books from your TBR pile/s
  4. Mt. Ararat: Read 48 books from your TBR piles/s
  5. Mt. Kilimanjaro: Read 60 books from your TBR pile/s
  6. El Toro: Read 75 books from your TBR pile/s
  7. Mt. Everest: Read 100 books from your TBR pile/s
  8. Mount Olympus (Mars): Read 150+ books from your TBR pile/s

✸ I'm signing up at the first level (Pike's Peak), so I'll be reading at least 12 books from my TBR pile.

● See my original post about the challenge HERE.
● See the challenge announcement page HERE.
● See the review pages: JAN, FEB, MAR, APR, MAY, JUN, JUL, AUG, SEP, OCT, NOV, DEC.
● See the quarterly check-in pages:

MY READING LIST (Books I've read, with links to reviews):
  1. Mrs. Malory and the Lilies That Fester (Sheila Malory series #11). Hazel Holt (2001)
  2. Daisy Miller. Henry James (first published 1878)  [linked to review page 7/14/2016]
  3. To Have and Have Not. Ernest Hemingway (first published 1937)  [linked to review page 7/14/2016]
  4. Inkheart. Cornelia Funke (first published 2003)  [linked to review page 7/14/2016]
  5. The Vanishment. Jonathan Aycliffe (1994) 
  6. The Clocks (Hercule Poirot #34). Agatha Christie (1963)
  7. Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (Hercule Poirot #39). Agatha Christie (1975) 

Books I'd Like to Read in 2016 (all long-time TBR titles):
  • Afternoon Men. Anthony Powell
  • The Art of Mending. Elizabeth Berg
  • The Berlin Stories. Christopher Isherwood
  • The Book of the Dead. Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 
  • Busman's Honeymoon. Dorothy L. Sayers 
  • The Children's Book. A.S. Byatt 
  • Daisy Miller. Henry James 
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick 
  • The Enchanted April. Elizabeth von Arnim 
  • The Europeans. Henry James 
  • The Fencing Master. Arturo PĂ©rez-Reverte 
  • Five Red Herrings. Dorothy L. Sayers 
  • Flaubert's Parrot. Julian Barnes 
  • Foundation. Isaac Asimov 
  • The Glass Room. Simon Mawer 
  • Identity. Milan Kundera 
  • Inkheart. Cornelia Funke
  • Invitation to the Waltz. Rosamond Lehmann 
  • Istanbul Passage. Joseph Kanon 
  • Jane Eyre. Charlotte Bronte 
  • July and August. Nancy Clark 
  • Jumping the Queue. Mary Wesley 
  • Just Kids. Patti Smith 
  • Los Alamos. Joseph Kanon 
  • Mrs. Malory and a Death in the Family. Hazel Holt
  • Mrs. Malory and a Necessary End. Hazel Holt
  • Mrs. Malory and the Lilies That Fester. Hazel Holt
  • The Moonstone. Wilkie Collins 
  • Murder At the Vicarage (Miss Marple #1). Agatha Christie 
  • Murder Must Advertise. Dorothy L. Sayers 
  • The Nine Tailors. Dorothy L. Sayers 
  • Prater Violet. Christopher Isherwood 
  • Prophecy. S.J. Parris 
  • Providence. Anita Brookner 
  • Relic. Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 
  • The Road to Lichfield. Penelope Lively 
  • The Secret Keeper. Kate Morton 
  • Silver on the Tree. Susan Cooper 
  • Time and Again. Clifford D. Simak 
  • Two Serious Ladies. Jane Bowles 
  • The Spoils of Poynton. Henry James 
  • Unnatural Death. Dorothy L. Sayers 
  • A Wreath of Roses. Elizabeth Taylor 
  • The Year of Magical Thinking. Joan Didion

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