Thanks to the challenge temptress, Joanne at Littlequeen Rules, I am signing up for another challenge...
The Book Monopoly Challenge may be found at goodreads @ Crazy ChallengeConnection. And the full rules may also be found at the Book Monopoly tab up above. Since this is an on-going challenge, my yearly commitment will be to read at least 10 books each year that fulfill a move in the game.
GO - Everyone starts here....Let the game begin!
1st Move: Rolled a 3 and moved to Baltic Avenue. [Book set in/near water]: Too Much of Water by Bruce Hamilton (1/27/14)
2nd Move: Rolled a 1 and moved to Income Tax [Go to GoodReads TBR list and read one of first 10 books listed]: Exit Actors, Dying by Margot Arnold (2/4/14)
3rd Move: Rolled a 3 and moved to Chance [Read a book recommended by Friend/Family/Co-worker]: Gambit by Rex Stout [rec by Les @ Classic Mysteries] (2/8/14)
4th Move: Rolled a 6 and moved to States Avenue [Mostly Black Cover]: Ellery Queen's 20th Anniversary Annual by Ellery Queen, ed (2/22/14)
5th Move: Rolled a 1 and moved to Virginia Avenue [starts with V ]: Vicious Circle by Douglas Clark (3/11/14)
6th Move: Rolled a 2 and moved to St. James Place [Starts with J]: John Smith: Last Known Survivor of the Microsoft Wars by Roland Hughes (3/17/14)
7th Move: Rolled a 3 and moved to New York Avenue [large city]: India Black & the Gentleman Thief by Carol K. Carr (3/19/14) [London]
8th Move: Rolled a 1 and moved to Free Parking [any book]: A Tale of Two Biddies by Kylie Logan (3/21/14)
9th Move: Rolled a 5 and moved to B & O Railroad [set 50+ years ago/New York]: Tut, Tut! Mr. Tutt by Arthur Train (1923/New York City) [3/25/14)
10th Move: Rolled a 5 and moved to Go to Jail. Rolled a 6 and moved backwards to Illinois Avenue [mostly red cover]: Grimms' Fairy Tales by the Brothers Grimm (3/28/14)
Challenge Commitment Complete!
11th Move: Rolled a 4 and moved to Water Works [on or near water]: Gale Warning by Hammond Innes (4/15/14)
12th Move: Rolled a 4 and moved to North Carolina Avenue [a book by an author whose first and last initials can be found in “NORTH CAROLINA”]: The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse by Robert Rankin (5/6/14)
13th Move: Rolled a 3 and moved to the Short Line RR [shortest book on your TBR list]: Mind Fields: The Art of Jack Yerka/The Fiction of Harlan Ellison by Yerka & Ellison [71 pages]
14th Move: Rolled a 6 and moved to Mediterranean Avenue [mostly purple cover]: By the Watchman's Clock by Leslie Ford (5/23/14)