2014 Reading Challenges

2014 100 Books in a Year Challenge:


Progress: 126/100 (Completed: 9/30/2014)

1. Russka--Edward Rutherfurd (1/7/2014)
2. Queen Jezebel--Jean Plaidy (1/12/2014)
3. Playing with Fire--J.J. Cook (1/14/2014) 
4. A Potion to Die For--Heather Blake (1/15/2014) 
5. Home for the Haunting--Juliet Blackwell (1/20/2014) 
6. Paris--Edward Rutherfurd (1/26/2014)
7. Read It and Weep--Jenn McKinlay (1/29/2014)
8. The Sayers Swindle--Victoria Abbott (1/30/2014)
9. Benedict Hall--Cate Campbell (2/2/2014) 
10. The Vanishing Thief--Kate Parker (2/5/2014) 
11. Park Lane--Frances Osborne (2/9/2014) 
12. Board Stiff--Kendel Lynn (2/12/2014) 
13. Seven For a Secret--Lyndsay Faye (2/18/2014) 
14. Pecan Pies and Homicides--Ellery Adams (2/22/2014) 
15. Long Live the King--Fay Weldon (2/23/2014) 
16. The New Countess--Fay Weldon (2/26/2014) 
17. India Black and the Gentleman Thief--Carol K. Carr (2/28/2014) 
18. Call Me Zelda--Erika Robuck (3/2/2014) 
19. Fallen Women--Sandra Dallas (3/5/2014) 
20. Dyeing Wishes--Molly MacRae (3/9/2014) 
21. The Harlot's Tale--Sam Thomas (3/11/2014) 
22. Benjamin Franklin's Bastard--Sally Cabot (3/13/2014) 
23. Death Overdue--Mary Lou Kirwin (3/15/2014) 
24. I Shall Be Near to You--Erin Lindsay McCabe (3/16/2014) 
25. Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times--Jennifer Worth (3/22/2014)
26. Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse--Jennifer Worth (3/24/2014) 
 27. Call the Midwife: Farewell to the East End--Jennifer Worth (3/27/2014)
28. Eggs in a Casket--Laura Childs (4/1/2014) 
29. A Roux of Revenge--Connie Archer (4/7/2014)
30. Royal Mistress--Anne Easter Smith (4/8/2014)
31. Murder at Westminster Abbey--Amanda Carmack (4/11/2014)
32. Somewhere in France--Jennifer Robson (4/13/2014) 
33. The Winter People--Jennifer McMahon (4/14/2014)
34. Scandal in Skibbereen--Sheila Connolly (4/17/2014) 
35. Town in a Strawberry Swirl--B.B. Haywood (4/19/2014) 
36. Books, Cooks and Crooks--Lucy Arlington (4/20/2014) 
37. The Tale of Halcyon Crane--Wendy Webb (4/23/2014) 
38. Heard It Through the Grapevine--Lizbeth Lipperman (4/25/2014) 
39. Death on Blackheath--Anne Perry (4/27/2014) 
40. A Tale of Two Biddies--Kylie Logan (4/30/2014) 
41. The Whispering of Bones--Judith Rock (5/5/2014) 
42. City of Darkness and Light--Rhys Bowen (5/7/2014) 
43. The Opening Night Murder--Anne Rutherford (5/11/2014) 
44. Murder in Murray Hill--Victoria Thompson (5/11/2014) 
45. The Nightingale Girls--Donna Douglas (5/13/2014) 
46. The Nightingale Sisters--Donna Douglas (5/16/2014) 
47. The Nightingale Nurses--Donna Douglas (5/19/2014) 
48. Nightingales on Call--Donna Douglas (5/20/2014) 
49. The Silversmith's Wife--Sophia Tobin (5/25/2014) 
50. The Outsmarting of Criminals--Steven Rigolosi (5/26/2014) 
51. Murder at the Breakers--Alyssa Maxwell (5/28/2014) 
52. Gold-Diggers, Gamblers and Guns--Ellen Mansoor Collier (6/1/2014) 
53. The Shining--Stephen King (6/3/2014) 
54. Dead Between the Lines--Denise Swanson (6/4/2014) 
55. Death of a Mad Hatter--Jenn McKinlay (6/7/2014) 
56. The Whole Cat and Caboodle--Sofie Ryan (6/9/2014) 
57. The Asylum--John Harwood (6/10/2014) 
58. The Fairbairn Girls--Una-Mary Parker (6/12/2014) 
59. 1st to Die--James Patterson (6/15/2014) 
60. 2nd Chance--James Patterson (6/16/2014) 
61. Brush with Death--Karen MacInerney (6/19/2014) 
62. His Majesty's Hope--Susan Elia MacNeal (6/21/2014)
63. The Heiresses--Sara Shepard (6/23/2014) 
64. Relatively Dead--Sheila Connolly (6/29/2014) 
65. Murder at Marble House--Alyssa Maxwell (7/2/2014) 
66. Murder Gone A-Rye--Nancy J. Parra (7/5/2014) 
67. Boiled Over--Barbara Ross (7/7/2014) 
68. A Killer Plot--Ellery Adams (7/8/2014) 
69. A Deadly Cliche--Ellery Adams (7/12/2014) 
70. The Last Word--Ellery Adams (7/14/2014) 
71. Written in Stone--Ellery Adams (7/17/2014) 
72. Poisoned Prose--Ellery Adams (7/19/2014) 
73. Room With a Clue--Kate Kingsbury (7/22/2014) 
74. Murder at Longbourn--Tracy Kiely (7/24/2014)
75. Murder on the Bride's Side--Tracy Kiely (7/27/2014)
76. Murder Most Persuasive--Tracy Kiely (7/28/2014) 
77. Murder Most Austen--Tracy Kiely (7/29/2014) 
78. Death in the Vines--M.L. Longworth (7/31/2014) 
79. The Lavender Garden--Lucinda Riley (8/3/2014) 
80. Queen's Gambit--Elizabeth Fremantle (8/4/2014) 
81. Circle of Shadows--Imogen Robertson (8/9/2014) 
82. The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla--Lauren Willig (8/11/2014) 
83. Godiva--Nicole Galland (8/13/2014) 
84. Queen of Hearts--Rhys Bowen (8/16/2014) 
85. Murder in the Mystery Suite--Ellery Adams (8/19/2014) 
86. Book Clubbed--Lorna Barrett (8/21/2014) 
87. The Tudor Conspiracy--C.W. Gortner (8/24/2014) 
88. Grace Against the Clock--Julie Hyzy (8/28/2014) 
89. Tempest in a Teapot--Amanda Cooper (9/1/2014) 
90. Well Read, Then Dead--Terrie Farley Moran (9/4/2014) 
91. The Advent of Murder--Martha Ockley (9/7/2014) 
92. Consequences of Sin--Clare Langley-Hawthorne (9/8/2014) 
93. The Serpent and the Scorpion--Clare Langley-Hawthorne (9/11/2014) 
94. The Devil in the Marshalsea--Antonia Hodgson (9/16/2014)
95. Letters from Skye--Jessica Brockmole (9/17/2014) 
96. Unlikely Traitors--Clare Langley-Hawthorne (9/21/2014) 
97. Death Al Dente--Leslie Budewitz (9/21/2014) 
98. A Fatal Likeness--Lynn Shepherd (9/25/2014) 
99. The Wolfe Widow--Victoria Abbott (9/27/2014) 
100. Alibis and Amethysts--Sharon Pape (9/30/2014) 
101. The Poisoned House--Michael Ford (10/2/2014) 
102. In Falling Snow--Mary-Rose MacColl (10/5/2014) 
103. The King's Curse--Philippa Gregory (10/11/2014) 
104. Angel Killer--Andrew Mayne (10/17/2014) 
105. Wouldn't It Be Deadly--D.E. Ireland (10/19/2014) 
106. Murder and Mayhem in Goose Pimple Junction--Amy Metz (10/20/2014) 
107. A Plain Disappearance--Amanda Flower (10/28/2014) 
108. Be Careful What You Witch For--Dawn Eastman (10/30/2014) 
109. The Skeleton Takes a Bow--Leigh Perry (11/3/2014) 
110. Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses--Mary McHugh (11/9/2014) 
111. My Notorious Life--Kate Manning (11/13/2014) 
112. The Ripper's Wife--Brandy Purdy (11/14/2014) 
113. One Potion in the Grave--Heather Blake (11/16/2014) 
114. Death Comes to the Village--Catherine Lloyd (11/19/2014)
115. Death Comes to London--Catherine Lloyd (11/24/2014)
116. The Clockwork Scarab--Colleen Gleason (11/29/2014)  
117. Bless Her Dead Little Heart--Miranda James (12/1/2014) 
118. Spell Booked--Joyce & Jim Lavene (12/2/2014) 
119. The Legend of Sleepy Harlow--Kylie Logan (12/4/2014) 
120. The White Magic Five and Dime--Steve Hockensmith & Edie Falco (12/9/2014) 
121. A Barricade in Hell--Jaime Lee Moyer (12/13/2014) 
122. Shopaholic to the Stars--Sophie Kinsella (12/16/2014) 
123. The Tainted Coin--Mel Starr (12/21/2014) 
124. Rest Not in Peace--Mel Starr (12/23/2014) 
125. The Abbot's Agreement--Mel Starr (12/25/2014) 
126. Royal Inheritance--Kate Emerson (12/30/2014) 

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2014 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge:


Progress: 58/50 (Prehistoric Level) (Completed: 11/13/2014)

1. Russka--Edward Rutherfurd (1/7/2014)
2. Queen Jezebel--Jean Plaidy (1/12/2014)
3. Paris--Edward Rutherfurd (1/26/2014)
4. Benedict Hall--Cate Campbell (2/2/2014)
5. The Vanishing Thief--Kate Parker (2/5/2014)
6. Park Lane--Frances Osborne (2/9/2014)
7. Seven For a Secret--Lyndsay Faye (2/18/2014)
8. Long Live the King--Fay Weldon (2/23/2014)
9. The New Countess--Fay Weldon (2/26/2014)
10. India Black and the Gentleman Thief--Carol K. Carr (2/28/2014)
11. Call Me Zelda--Erika Robuck (3/2/2014)
12. Fallen Women--Sandra Dallas (3/5/2014)
13. The Harlot's Tale--Sam Thomas (3/11/2014)
14. Benjamin Franklin's Bastard--Sally Cabot (3/13/2014)
15. I Shall Be Near to You--Erin Lindsay McCabe (3/16/2014)
16. Royal Mistress--Anne Easter Smith (4/8/2014)
17. Murder at Westminster Abbey--Amanda Carmack (4/11/2014)
18. Somewhere in France--Jennifer Robson (4/13/2014)
19. Death on Blackheath--Anne Perry (4/27/2014)
20. The Whispering of Bones--Judith Rock (5/5/2014)
21. City of Darkness and Light--Rhys Bowen (5/7/2014)
22. The Opening Night Murder--Anne Rutherford (5/11/2014)
23. Murder in Murray Hill--Victoria Thompson (5/11/2014)
24. The Nightingale Girls--Donna Douglas (5/13/2014)
25. The Nightingale Sisters--Donna Douglas (5/16/2014)
26. The Nightingale Nurses--Donna Douglas (5/19/2014)
27. Nightingales on Call--Donna Douglas (5/20/2014)
28. The Silversmith's Wife--Sophia Tobin (5/25/2014)
29. Murder at the Breakers--Alyssa Maxwell (5/28/2014)
30. Gold-Diggers, Gamblers and Guns--Ellen Mansoor Collier (6/1/2014)
31. The Asylum--John Harwood (6/10/2014)
32. The Fairbairn Girls--Una-Mary Parker (6/12/2014)
33. His Majesty's Hope--Susan Elia MacNeal (6/21/2014)
34. Murder at Marble House--Alyssa Maxwell (7/2/2014)
35. The Lavender Garden--Lucinda Riley (8/3/2014)
36. Queen's Gambit--Elizabeth Fremantle (8/4/2014)
 37. Circle of Shadows--Imogen Robertson (8/9/2014)
38. The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla--Lauren Willig (8/11/2014)
39. Godiva--Nicole Galland (8/14/2014)
40. The Tudor Conspiracy--C.W. Gortner (8/24/2014)
41. Consequences of Sin--Clare Langley-Hawthorne (9/8/2014)
42. The Serpent and the Scorpion--Clare Langley-Hawthorne (9/11/2014)
43. The Devil in the Marshalsea--Antonia Hodgson (9/16/2014)
44. Letters from Skye--Jessica Brockmole (9/17/2014)
45. Unlikely Traitors--Clare Langley-Hawthorne (9/21/2014)
46. A Fatal Likeness--Lynn Shepherd (9/25/2014)
47. The Poisoned House--Michael Ford (10/2/2014)
48. In Falling Snow--Mary-Rose MacColl (10/5/2014)
49. The King's Curse--Philippa Gregory (10/11/2014)
50. My Notorious Life--Kate Manning (11/13/2014)
51. The Ripper's Wife--Brandy Purdy (11/14/2014)
52. Death Comes to the Village--Catherine Lloyd (11/19/2014)
53. Death Comes to London--Catherine Lloyd (11/24/2014)
54. A Barricade in Hell--Jaime Lee Moyer (12/13/2014)
55. The Tainted Coin--Mel Starr (12/21/2014)
56. Rest Not in Peace--Mel Starr (12/23/2014)
57. The Abbot's Agreement--Mel Starr (12/25/2014)
58. Royal Inheritance--Kate Emerson (12/30/2014)

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2014 Crusin' Thru the Cozies Challenge:


Progress: 55/20 (Super Sleuth Level) (Completed: 6/7/2014)

1. Playing with Fire--J.J. Cook (1/14/2014)
2. A Potion to Die For--Heather Blake (1/15/2014) 
3. Home for the Haunting--Juliet Blackwell (1/20/2014) 
4. Read It and Weep--Jenn McKinlay (1/29/2014)
5. The Sayers Swindle--Victoria Abbott (1/30/2014) 
6. The Vanishing Thief--Kate Parker (2/5/2014) 
7. Board Stiff--Kendel Lynn (2/12/2014) 
8. Pecan Pies and Homicides--Ellery Adams (2/22/2014)
9. Dyeing Wishes--Molly MacRae (3/9/2014) 
10. Death Overdue--Mary Lou Kirwin (3/15/2014)
11. Eggs in a Casket--Laura Childs (4/1/2014) 
12. A Roux of Revenge--Connie Archer (4/7/2014) 
13. Scandal in Skibbereen--Sheila Connolly (4/17/2014) 
14. Town in a Strawberry Swirl--B.B. Haywood (4/19/2014) 
15. Books, Cooks and Crooks--Lucy Arlington (4/20/2014) 
16. Heard It Through the Grapevine--Lizbeth Lipperman (4/25/2014) 
17. A Tale of Two Biddies--Kylie Logan (4/30/2014) 
18. The Outsmarting of Criminals--Steven Rigolosi (5/26/2014) 
19. Dead Between the Lines--Denise Swanson (6/4/2014) 
20. Death of a Mad Hatter--Jenn McKinlay (6/7/2014) 
21. The Whole Cat and Caboodle--Sofie Ryan (6/9/2014) 
22. Brush with Death--Karen MacInerney (6/19/2014) 
23. Murder Gone A-Rye--Nancy J. Parra (7/5/2014) 
24. Boiled Over--Barbara Ross (7/7/2014) 
25. A Killer Plot--Ellery Adams (7/8/2014) 
26. A Deadly Cliche--Ellery Adams (7/12/2014) 
27. The Last Word--Ellery Adams (7/14/2014) 
28. Written in Stone--Ellery Adams (7/17/2014) 
29. Poisoned Prose--Ellery Adams (7/19/2014) 
30. Room With a View--Kate Kingsbury (7/22/2014) 
31. Murder at Longbourn--Tracy Kiely (7/24/2014) 
32. Murder on the Bride's Side--Tracy Kiely (7/27/2014) 
33. Murder Most Persuasive--Tracy Kiely (7/28/2014) 
34. Murder Most Austen--Tracy Kiely (7/29/2014)
35. Queen of Hearts--Rhys Bowen (8/16/2014) 
36. Murder in the Mystery Suite--Ellery Adams (8/19/2014) 
37. Book Clubbed--Lorna Barrett (8/21/2014) 
38. Grace Against the Clock--Julie Hyzy (8/24/2014) 
39. Tempest in a Teapot--Amanda Cooper (9/1/2014) 
40. Well Read, Then Dead--Terrie Farley Moran (9/4/2014) 
41. The Advent of Murder--Martha Ockley (9/7/2014) 
42. Death Al Dente--Leslie Budewitz (9/21/2014) 
43. The Wolfe Widow--Victoria Abbott (9/27/2014)
44. Alibis and Amethysts--Sharon Pape (9/30/2014)
45. Wouldn't It Be Deadly--D.E. Ireland (10/19/2014) 
46. Murder and Mayhem in Goose Pimple Junction--Amy Metz (10/20/2014) 
47. A Plain Disappearance--Amanda Flower (10/28/2014) 
48. Be Careful What You Witch For--Dawn Eastman (10/30/2014) 
49. The Skeleton Takes a Bow--Leigh Perry (11/3/2014) 
50. Chorus Lines, Caviar, and Corpses--Mary McHugh (11/9/2014) 
51. One Potion in the Grave--Heather Blake (11/16/2014) 
52. Bless Her Dead Little Heart--Miranda James (12/1/2014) 
53. Spell Booked--Joyce & Jim Lavene (12/2/2014) 
54. The Legend of Sleepy Harlow--Kylie Logan (12/4/2014) 
55. The White Magic Five and Dime--Steve Hockensmith & Edie Falco (12/9/2014) 

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2014 I love Library Books Challenge:


Progress: 40/50 (Just Insert IV Level) (Completed: )

1. A Potion to Die For--Heather Blake (1/15/2014)
2. Read It and Weep--Jenn McKinlay (1/29/2014)
3. Park Lane--Frances Osborne (2/9/2014) 
4. Pecan Pies and Homicides--Ellery Adams (2/22/2014) 
5. Long Live the King--Fay Weldon (2/23/2014) 
6. The New Countess--Fay Weldon (2/26/2014) 
7. Fallen Women--Sandra Dallas (3/5/2014) 
8. Dyeing Wishes--Molly MacRae (3/9/2014) 
9. The Harlot's Tale--Sam Thomas (3/11/2014) 
10. Death Overdue--Mary Lou Kirwin (3/15/2014) 
11. I Shall Be Near to You--Erin Lindsay McCabe (3/16/2014) 
12. Eggs in a Casket--Laura Childs (4/1/2014) 
13. Somewhere in France--Jennifer Robson (4/13/2014) 
14. The Winter People--Jennifer McMahon (4/14/2014) 
15. Scandal in Skibbereen--Sheila Connolly 4/17/2014) 
16. Town in a Strawberry Swirl--B.B. Haywood (4/19/2014) 
17. Books, Cooks and Crooks--Lucy Arlington (4/20/2014) 
18. A Tale of Two Biddies--Kylie Logan (4/30/2014) 
19. The Whispering of Bones--Judith Rock (5/5/2014) 
20. City of Darkness and Light--Rhys Bowen (5/7/2014)
21. The Opening Night Murder--Anne Rutherford (5/11/2014) 
22. Dead Between the Lines--Denise Swanson (6/4/2014) 
23. Death of a Mad Hatter--Jenn McKinlay (6/7/2014) 
24. The Whole Cat and Caboodle--Sofie Ryan (6/9/2014) 
25. The Asylum--John Harwood (6/10/2014) 
26. The Fairbairn Girls--Una-Mary Parker (6/12/2014) 
27. The Heiresses--Sara Shepard (6/23/2014) 
28. Murder Gone A-Rye--Nancy J. Parra (7/5/2014) 
29. Book Clubbed--Lorna Barrett (8/21/2014) 
30. The Devil in the Marshalsea--Antonia Hodgson (9/16/2014)
31. Death Al Dente--Leslie Budewitz (9/21/2014) 
32. The Wolfe Widow--Victoria Abbott (9/27/2014)
33. The Poisoned House--Michael Ford (10/2/2014)
34. The King's Curse--Philippa Gregory (10/11/2014) 
35. One Potion in the Grave--Heather Blake (11/16/2014) 
36. Bless Her Dead Little Heart--Miranda James (12/1/2014) 
37. The Legend of Sleepy Harlow--Kylie Logan (12/4/2014) 
38. The White Magic Five and Dime--Steve Hockensmith & Edie Falco (12/9/2014) 
39. A Barricade in Hell--Jaime Lee Moyer (12/13/2014) 
40. Shopaholic to the Stars--Sophie Kinsella (12/16/2014) 
 
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2014 Netgalley & Edelweiss Challenge:


Progress: 32/50 (Gold Level) (Completed: )

1. Paris--Edward Rutherfurd (1/26/2014)
2. Board Stiff--Kendel Lynn (2/12/2014) 
3. Call Me Zelda--Erika Robuck (3/2/2014) 
4. Benjamin Franklin's Bastard--Sally Cabot (3/13/2014) 
5. Royal Mistress--Anne Easter Smith (4/8/2014) 
6. Heard It Through the Grapevine--Lizbeth Lipperman (4/25/2014) 
7. Death on Blackheath--Anne Perry (4/27/2014) 
8. The Nightingale Girls--Donna Douglas (5/13/2014) 
9. The Nightingale Sisters--Donna Douglas (5/16/2014) 
10. The Nightingale Nurses--Donna Douglas (5/19/2014) 
11. Brush with Death--Karen MacInerney (6/19/2014) 
12. His Majesty's Hope--Susan Elia MacNeal (6/21/2014) 
13. Relatively Dead--Sheila Connolly (6/29/2014) 
14. Death in the Vines--M.L. Longworth (7/31/2014) 
15. The Lavender Garden--Lucinda Riley (8/3/2014)
16. Queen's Gambit--Elizabeth Fremantle (8/4/2014) 
17. Circle of Shadows--Imogen Robertson (8/9/2014) 
18. Godiva--Nicole Galland (8/13/2014) 
19. The Tudor Conspiracy--C.W. Gortner (8/24/2014) 
20. The Advent of Murder--Martha Ockley (9/7/2014) 
21. Letters from Skye--Jessica Brockmole (9/17/2014) 
22. A Fatal Likeness--Lynn Shepherd (9/25/2014)
23. Alibis and Amethysts--Sharon Pape (9/30/2014)  
24. In Falling Snow--Mary-Rose MacColl (10/5/2014) 
25. A Plain Disappearance--Amanda Flower (10/28/2014) 
26. My Notorious Life--Kate Manning (11/13/2014) 
27. Death Comes to the Village--Catherine Lloyd (11/19/2014) 
28. Death Comes to London--Catherine Lloyd (11/24/2014)
29. The Clockwork Scarab--Colleen Gleason (11/29/2014) 
30. Rest Not in Peace--Mel Starr (12/23/2014) 
31. The Abbot's Agreement--Mel Starr (12/25/2014) 
32. Royal Inheritance--Kate Emerson (12/30/2014) 

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