2017 Reading Challenge

I have challenged myself to read 101+ books this year on Goodreads and  Nicole Cody’s Cauldrons and Cupcakes Blog.

  1. It Starts with Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways by Dallas Hartwig
    My rating: 5 of 5 stars
  2. Cross My Heart (Alex Cross #21) by James Patterson
  3. NYPD Red 4 by James Patterson
    My rating: 5 of 5 stars
  4. Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2) by Ken Follett My rating 5 of 5 stars.
  5. Daisy McDare Cozy Mystery Eight Book Set(Daisy McDare #2-3,5-10) by K.M. Morgan
  6. Private India (Private #8) by James PattersonAshwin Sanghi
  7. Private Rio (Private #11) by James PattersonMark Sullivan
  8. Willow Brook Road (Chesapeake Shores #13) by Sherryl Woods
  9. Beneath A Skarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan
  10. A Slice of Heaven (Sweet Magnolias #2) by Sherryl Woods
  11. Honeysuckle Summer (Sweet Magnolias #7) by Sherryl Woods
  12. Sweet Tea at Sunrise (Sweet Magnolias #6 ) by Sherryl Woods
  13. Home In Carolina (Sweet Magnolias #5) by Sherryl Woods
  14. Catching Fireflies (Sweet Magnolias #9) by Sherryl Woods
  15. Where Azaleas Bloom (Sweet Magnolias #10) by Sherryl Woods
  16. Welcome To Serenity (Sweet Magnolias #4) by Sherryl Woods
  17. Midnight Promises (Sweet Magnolias #8) by Sherryl Woods
  18. Cross the Line (Alex Cross #24) by James Patterson
  19. Home In Carolina (Sweet Magnolias #5) by Sherryl Woods
  20. Stealing Home (Sweet Magnolias #1) by Sherryl Woods
  21. The Front by Patricia Cornwell
  22. Swan Point (Sweet Magnolias #11) by Sherryl Woods
  23. Feels Like Family (Sweet Magnolias # )by Sherryl Woods

23/101+

A TO Z CHALLENGE — LOCATION EDITION
Duration: January 1, through December 31, 2017.

This year we are doing a new twist on the A to Z Challenge. To go with our “Around the World Theme,” we have decided to do a Location Edition! For this challenge you will read books with cities, states, provinces, countries, and worlds that fit for each letter of the alphabet. You may only use one location per book, and you may use fictional locations for this challenge.

My selections for this challenge:

A:  Amsterdam, An Address in Amsterdam by Mary Dingee Fillmore

B:  Brazil, The Boys from Brazil by Ira Levin

C:  Congo, Congo (Spirit of Darkness, #1) by Mayi NgwalaAllain Ngwala

D:  Deli, Private Delhi (Private #13) by James PattersonAshwin Sanghi

E:

F:

G:

H:

I:  Ireland, The Irish Cottage by Juliet Gauvin

J:

K:

L:  Las Angeles, Private L.A. (Private #6) by James PattersonMark T. Sullivan

M:  Mumbai, Private India (Private #8) by James PattersonAshwin Sanghi 

N:  North Korea, The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag by Kang Chol-   HwanPierre Rigoulot

O:

P:  Paris, Private Paris (Private #10) by James PattersonMark T. Sullivan

Q:

R: Rio, Private Rio (Private #11) by James PattersonMark Sullivan

S:  Sydney, Private: Oz (Private #7) by James PattersonMichael White

T:

U:

V:

W:  Washington, D. C.  Cross the Line (Alex Cross #24) by James Patterson

X:

Y:

Z:

3/26

COLOR CHALLENGE
Duration: January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

My selections for this challenge are:

  1. Read a book with “White” or any shade of white in the cover
    If You Believed in Love
  2. Read a book with “Pink” or any shade of pink in the cover.
    Good, Clean, Murder
  3. Read a book with “Red” or any shade of red in the cover.
    52 Steps To Murder
  4. Read a book with “Orange” or any shade of orange in the cover.
    To Catch a Bad Guy
  5. Read a book with “Yellow” or any shade of yellow in the cover.
    Cross My Heart
  6. Read a book with “Green” or any shade of green in the cover.
  7. Read a book with “Light Blue” or any shade of light blue in the cover.
    Stealing Home
  8. Read a book with “Dark Blue” or any shade of dark blue in the cover.
    Loose Screw
  9. Read a book with “Purple” or any shade of purple in the cover.
    Welcome to Serenity
  10. Read a book with “Brown” or any shade of brown in the cover.
    Feels Like Family
  11. Read a book with “Black” or any shade of black in the cover.
    An Unforgivable Secret
  12. Read a book with a Metallic color in the cover.
    Médicis Daughter: A Novel of Marguerite de Valois
  13. Read a book with at least 5 colors on the cover.
    The Irish Cottage: Finding Elizabeth
  14. Read a book with a color in the title of the book.
  15. NYPD Red 4 by James Patterson
  16. Read a book with a word describing colors in the title.
    Isn’t It Rich?

5/16

Serial Reader Challenge

I will finish 1 series I have started before this year.  (2 books)

The Century Trilogy by Ken Follet  1/2

I will start _1 series this year. (# books)

Undecided

I will read _1_ series from start to finish this year. (11 books)

The Sweet Magnolias by Sherryl Woods  11/11

  1. A Slice of Heaven (Sweet Magnolias #2) by Sherryl Woods
  2. Honeysuckle Summer (Sweet Magnolias #7) by Sherryl Woods
  3. Sweet Tea at Sunrise (Sweet Magnolias #6 ) by Sherryl Woods
  4. Home In Carolina (Sweet Magnolias #5) by Sherryl Woods
  5. Catching Fireflies (Sweet Magnolias #9) by Sherryl Woods
  6. Where Azaleas Bloom (Sweet Magnolias #10) by Sherryl Woods
  7. Welcome To Serenity (Sweet Magnolias #4) by Sherryl Woods
  8. Midnight Promises (Sweet Magnolias #8) by Sherryl Woods
  9. Stealing Home (Sweet Magnolias #1) by Sherryl Woods
  10. Swan Point (Sweet Magnolias #11) by Sherryl Woods
  11. Feels Like Family (Sweet Magnolias #3 )by Sherryl Woods

 

I will read __number of books that are part of a series. (6 books)

Alex Cross Series by James Patterson

  1. Cross My Heart (Alex Cross #21) by James Patterson
  2. Cross the Line (Alex Cross #24) by James Patterson

2/6

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