2017 Reading Challenge Progress

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my 2017 shelf:
Dana's book recommendations, liked quotes, book clubs, book trivia, book lists (2017 shelf)


R. I. P. XIIR. I. P. Challenge XII

Commitment level: 4 books

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. The Secret History of Twin Peaks, Mark Frost
  2. Two
  3. Three
  4. Four

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Wild Goose Chase Reading Challenge 2017

Wild Goose Chase Reading Challenge

Commitment level: 7 books

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. A book with a word or phrase relating to wildness in the title: Reckless: My Life as a Pretender, Chrissie Hynde
  2. A book with a species of bird (or the word “bird”) in the title:
  3. A book with an exotic or far-flung location in the title: Vietnamerica, GB Tran
  4. A book with an object you might hunt for in the title: The Devil’s Cup: A History of the World According to Coffee, Stewart Lee Allen
  5. A book with a synonym for chase in the title:
  6. A book with a means of transport in the title:
  7. A book with an object you might take on a search or hunt in the title:

Sign up for the challenge here.

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European Reading Challenge 2017European Reading Challenge

Commitment level: 5 books

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. The House Between Tides, Sarah Maine (Scotland)
  2. 13 Rue Thérèse, Elena Mauli Shapiro (France)
  3. The Scribe of Siena, Melodie Winawer (Italy)
  4. four
  5. five

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The Backlist Reader Challenge 2017The Backlist Reader Challenge 2017

Commitment level: 20 books

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. Into Thin Air, Jon Krakauer
  2. The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri
  3. White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson & Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Brenda Wineapple
  4. Moby Dick, Herman Melville, (Big Read audio version)
  5. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
  6. six
  7. seven
  8. eight
  9. nine
  10. ten
  11. eleven
  12. twelve
  13. thirteen
  14. fourteen
  15. fifteen
  16. sixteen
  17. seventeen
  18. eighteen
  19. nineteen
  20. twenty

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Beat the BacklistBeat the Backlist Reading Challenge

Commitment level: 20 books (not the same as above)

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. The House Between Tides, Sarah Maine
  2. Reckless: My Life as a Pretender, Chrissie Hynde
  3. 13 Rue Thérèse, Elena Mauli Shapiro
  4. Heartless, Marissa Meyer
  5. five
  6. six
  7. seven
  8. eight
  9. nine
  10. ten
  11. eleven
  12. twelve
  13. thirteen
  14. fourteen
  15. fifteen
  16. sixteen
  17. seventeen
  18. eighteen
  19. nineteen
  20. twenty

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British Books ChallengeBritish Books Challenge

Commitment level: 10 books

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. The House Between Tides, Sarah Maine
  2. Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf (re-read)
  3. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë (re-read, audio)
  4. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë ( re-read, audio)
  5. The Woman in White, Wilkie Collins (re-read, audio)
  6. six
  7. seven
  8. eight
  9. nine
  10. ten

Sign up for the challenge here.

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The Chronological Sherlock Holmes ChallengeThe Chronological Sherlock Holmes Challenge

Commitment level: all four novels and 56 short stories

Challenge chronology can be found here. Review linkups can be found at this tag.

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The Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

Commitment level: Renaissance Reader, 10 books

Books I’m counting toward the challenge:

  1. The House Between Tides, Sarah Maine (early 20th century Scotland)
  2. 13 Rue Thérèse, Elena Mauli Shapiro (1920’s Paris)
  3. Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë (early 19th century Yorkshire)
  4. The Scribe of Siena, Melodie Winawer (medieval Siena, Italy)
  5. five
  6. six
  7. seven
  8. eight
  9. nine
  10. ten

Sign up for the challenge here.

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2017 Where Am I Reading?

Settings and locations for all the books I read in 2017.