Sunday, July 13, 2014

Another Challenge: Duos Or Trios

JoAnne at Littlequeen Rules has written another challenge. It is on All Challenges All The Time, under yearly challenges, on goodreads.

Duos OR Trios
Duration: One year from your starting date.

For full details on the challenge rules see the link above.  In short--there are 30 categories. For each categor y you decide if you want to read 2 or 3 books that are linked by the category. 

Then pick an option. You may be reading as few as 20 books or as many as 90.

Option 1: Choose 10 categories. 
Option 2: Choose 20 categories.
Option 3: Choose 30 categories.

JoAnne has roped me in and I've already picked out most of the books. I'll add others as I go. I'm going to go for

Duos: Option 1 (10 categories)
Duration: July 13, 2014 - July 12, 2015
2014 Commitment: Read at least 10 books (half)

#2 Same Author

Appleby's Answer by Michael Innes (10/17/14)
Lament for a Maker by Michael Innes (10/8/14)
#3 Same First Word
Murder at the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason (7/14/14)
Murder on Mike by H. Paul Jeffers (10/15/14)
#10 Books from my Decade (1960s)
Only a Matter of Time by V. C. Clinton-Baddeley (1969--my year!) [10/13/14]
Madman's Bend by Arthur W. Upfield (1963) [10/24/14]
#11 Same First Name
Death Takes a Sabbatical by Robert Bernard (9/16/14)
Red Cent by Robert Campbell (9/10/18)
#12 Genre (Mystery)

Death in an Ivory Tower by Maria Hudgins (7/16/14)
Who Guards a Prince? by Reginald Hill (7/23/14)
#14 Animal on Cover
The Footprints on the Ceiling by Clayton Rawson [Bunny on cover] (9/25/14)

The Curious Affair of the Third Dog by Patricia Moyes [Greyhound] (11/24/14)
#17 Holiday Word
Death on All Hallowe'en by Leo Bruce (10/11/14)
Trick or Treat Murder by Leslie Meier (11/12/14)
The Tattooed Man by Howard Pease (7/17/14)
Two Men in Twenty by Maurice Procter (11/14/14)
#23 TBR Pile

Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis (7/20/14)
Relic by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child (7/22/14)
#30 Musician/Musical Instrument
Mayhem in B-Flat by Elliott Paul [violinist; missing violin; violin concert] (12/4/14)
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Angel of the Opera by Sam Siciliano [opera singers] (8/4/14)

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