Here's the scoop:
12 in 2012: Read 12 books in 12 different categories
A to Z challenge: Read books alphabetically by title and/or author.
Jane Austen: Read all things Jane Austen
Mind Voyages: Explore the Hugo and Nebula winners, take side trips through the different decades reading the nominees.
Well Educated Mind: Explore the classics in five categories: Fiction, Autobiography, History/Politics, Drama and Poetry.
- The challenge will run from January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012.
- Our book weeks begin on Sunday.
- Participants may join at any time.
- All books are acceptable except children books.
- All forms of books are acceptable including e-books, audio books, etc.
- Re-reads are acceptable as long as they are read after January 1, 2012.
- Books may overlap other challenges.
- Create an entry post linking to this blog.
- Sign up with Mr. Linky in the "I'm participating post" below this post.
- You don't have a blog to participate. Post your weekly book in the comments section of each weekly post.
- Mr. Linky will be added to the bottom of the weekly post for you to link to reviews of your most current reads.
Here's my list of books read:
1. Murder Has It's Points by Richard & Frances Lockridge (1/2/12)
20. The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart (5/15/12)
21. Garden of Malice by Susan Kenney (5/21/12)
22. King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard (5/29/12)
23. Pearls Before Swine by Margery Allingham (6/8/12)
24. Ahmed & the Oblivion Machines by Ray Bradbury (6/16/12)
25. O' Artful Death by Sarah Stewart Taylor (6/20/12)
26. The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare (6/30/12)
27. The 39 Steps by John Buchan (7/3/12)
28. File No. 113 by Emile Gaboriau (7/11/12)
29. North & South by Elizabeth Gaskell (7/18/12)
30. Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O'Brien (7/24/12)
31. Surprised by Joy by C. S. Lewis (7/31/12)
32. Mysterious Incidents at Lone Rock by Rajendra Pillai (8/6/12)
33. Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen (8/13/12)
34. The Innocence of Father Brown by G. K. Chesteron (8/25/12)
35. The Fleet Street Murders by Charles Finch (9/1/12)
36. The Edgar Winners: 33rd Annual Anthology of the Mystery Writers of America by Bill Pronzini, ed (9/5/12)
37. A Stranger in My Grave by Margaret Millar (9/10/12)
38. The Case of the Blind Barber by John Dickson Carr (9/22/12)
39. Murder at the Library of Congress by Margaret Truman (9/24/12)
40. Murder at the MLA by D J H Jones (10/3/12)
41. A Sleeping Life by Ruth Rendell (10/8/12)
42. A Question of Time by Helen McCloy (10/15/12)
43. Murder Most Puzzling by Lillian S. Robinson (10/23/12)
44. She Woke to Darkness by Brett Halliday (10/29/12)
45. The Penguin Book of Victorian Women in Crime by Michael Sims, ed (11/5/12)
46. The School of Night by Louis Bayard (11/12/12)
47. Death of an Old Girl by Elizabeth LeMarchand (11/21/12)
48. Catch as Catch Can by Frances & Richard Lockridge (11/26/12)
49. Dancing with Death by Joan Coggin (12/5/12)
50. The Three Evangelists by Fred Vargas (12/15/12)
51. Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke (12/18/12)
52. Nine Man's Murder by Eric Keith (12/21/12)