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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

100+ Book Challenge 2016

Freda is back with the 100+ Book Challenge for 2016 and I'm in for another round.  The basic rule--read 100 or more books in 2016. I've been cruising along with at least 150 books each year, so this work again in 2016. To join in or read more details, just click on the link above.

Books Read:
1. The Purple Cloud by M. P. Shiel (1/2/16)
2. Hunt with the Hounds by Mignon G. Eberhart (1/3/16)
3. Murder at Arroways by Helen Reilly (1/7/16)
4. The Girl in the Cellar by Patricia Wentworth (1/9/16)
5. Red for Murder by Harold Kemp (1/13/16)
6. Hardly a Man Is Now Alive by Herbert Brean (1/16/16)
7. Imagination Unlimited edited by Everett F. Bleiler & T. E. Dikty (1/18/16)
8. Puzzle in Petticoats by Samuel M. Kootz (1/20/16)
9. The Platypus of Doom & Other Nihilists by Arthur Byron Cover (1/23/16)
10. Oh Myyy! by George Takei (1/24/16)
11. Four Against the Bank of England by Ann Huxley (1/25/16)
12. Which Doctor by Edward Candy (1/28/16)
13. The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont by Robert Barr (1/30/16)
14. Who's Calling? by Helen McCloy (1/31/16)
15. The Clock Ticks On by Valentine Williams (2/3/16)
16. The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maughum (2/5/16)
17. The Clue of the Judas Tree by Leslie Ford (2/6/16)
18. The Doberman Wore Black by Barbara Moore (2/9/16)
19. The Fifth Passenger by Edward Young (2/10/16)
20. The Bridal Bed Murders by A. E. Martin (2/13/16)
21. The April Robin Murders by Craig Rice & Ed McBain (2/17/16)
22. The Silver Anniversary Murder by Lee Harris (2/17/16)
23. Poacher's Bag by Douglas Clark (2/19/16)
24. The Spiral Staircase by Ethel Lina White (2/20/16)
25. The Black Rustle by Constance & Gwenyth Little (2/22/16)
26. The Bachelors of Broken Hill by Arthur W. Upfield (2/24/16)
27. Gently with the Painters by Alan Hunter (2/27/16)
28. The Calcutta Affair by George S. Elrick (2/28/16)
29. The Avengers: A Celebration by Marcus Hearn (2/29/16)
30. Make Death Love Me by Ruth Rendell (3/1/16)
31. The Day He Died by Lewis Padgett (3/3/16)
32. House of Darkness by Allan MacKinnon (3/7/16)
33. The Philomel Foundation by James Gollin (3/11/16)
34. A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear (3/13/16)
35. Elegy for Eddie by Jacqueline Winspear (3/15/16)
36. The Old Battle Axe/The Obstinate Murderer by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding (3/17/16)
37. The Big Smoke by Adrian Matejka (3/20/16)
38. Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear (3/24/16)
39. Dead Against My Principles by Kenneth Hopkins (3/29/16)
40. The Third Encounter by Sara Woods (4/1/16)
41. Death in Profile by Guy Fraser-Sampson (4/3/16)
42. The Jade Venus by George Harmon Coxe (4/7/16)
43. The Indigo Necklace Murders by Frances Crane (4/12/16)
44. The Case of the Black-Eyed Blonde by Erle Stanley Gardner (4/12/16)
45. The Limehouse Text by Will Thomas (4/13/16)
46. One Foot in the Grave by Peter Dickinson (4/18/16)
47. The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas (4/21/16)
48. Death in Cyprus by M. M. Kaye (4/22/16)
49. The Pocket Book of Ghost Stories edited by Philip Van Doren Stern (4/24/16)
50. Death by Hoax by Lionel Black (4/25/16)
51. Line Up for Murder by Marion Babson (4/28/16)
52. Chili Con Corpses by J. B. Stanley (4/28/16)
53. Our Jubiliee Is Death by Leo Bruce (4/30/16)
54. Powder & Patch by Georgette Heyer (5/4/16)
55. Dead Man's Riddle by Mary Kelly (5/9/16)
56. The Family Tomb by Michael Gilbert (5/10/16)
57. Running Blind by Desmond Bagley (5/11/16)
58. The Bobbsey Twins at London Tower by Laura Lee Hope (5/13/16)
59. Gownsman's Gallows by Katharine Farrer (5/16/16)
60. Murder at the Savoy by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö (5/20/16)
61. The Litmore Snatch by Henry Wade (5/21/16)
62. Good Blood by Aaron Elkins (5/23/16)
63. The Paper Thunderbolt by Michael Innes (5/29/16)
64. Murder in Amsterdam by A. J. Baantjer (6/3/16)
65. Midnight in Lonesome Hollow by Kathleen Ernst (6/4/16)
66. The Cinnamon Murder by Frances Crane (6/6/16)
67. A Is for Arsenic by Kathryn Harkup (6/8/16)
68. The Mystery Woman by J. U. Giesy & Junius B. Smith (6/12/16)
69. The Silent Women by Margaret Page Hood (6/13/16)
70. Certain Sleep by Helen Reilly (6/16/16)
71. The Seven Wonders of Crime by Paul Halter (6/19/16)
72. The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins (6/19/16)
73. Murder in Any Language by Kelley Roos (6/21/16)
74. Bodies & Souls edited by Dann Herr & Joel Wells (6/28/16)
75.The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Titanic Tragedy by William Seil (6/28/16)
76. The Norths Meet Murder by Frances & Richard Lockridge (6/30/16)
77. High Rhymes & Misdemeanors by Diana Killian (6/30/16)
78. The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji (7/3/16)
79. A Pinch of Poison by Frances & Richard Lockridge (7/5/16)
80. All Fall Down by L. A. G. Strong (7/6/16)
81. The Ticking Clock by Frances & Richard Lockridge (7/8/16)
82. Checkmate to Murder by E. C. R. Lorac (7/10/16)
83. The Poet's Funeral by John M. Daniel (7/12/16)
84. The Devil in Bellminster by David Holland (7/13/16)
85. The Red House Mystery by A. A. Milne (7/15/16)
86. The Warsaw Anagrams by Richard Zimler (7/17/16)
87. Too Good to Be True by J. F. Hutton (7/20/16)
88. A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow (7/22/16)
89. A Dead Man in Athens by Michael Pearce (7/28/16)
90. The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L Sayers (7/28/16)
91. The Mirabilis Diamond by Jerome Odlum (7/31/16)
92. Servant's Problem by Veronica Parker Johns (8/4/16)
93. Murder on Trial by Michael Underwood (8/7/16)
94. Invitation to Murder by Leslie Ford (8/11/16)
95. Murder Every Monday by Pamela Branch (8/13/16)
96. A Parade of Cockeyed Creatures OR Did Someone Murder Our Wandering Boy? by George Baxt (8/14/16)
97. A Death for a Darling by E. X. Giroux (8/19/16)
98. Design for Murder by Erica Quest (8/20/16)
99. Unhallowed Murder by Simon Nash (8/20/16)
100. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carre (8/24/16)
101. The Silent Witness by R. Austin Freeman (8/25/16)
Challenge Complete! Still reading!
102. The Master of Mysteries by Gelett Burgess (8/30/16)
103. The House of the Arrow by A.E.W. Mason (8/31/16)
104. The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit (9/3/16)
105. The Wheelchair Corpse by Will Levinrew (9/3/16)
106. The Mystery of Burnleigh Manor by Walter Livingston (9/6/16)
107. While the Wind Howled by Audrey Gaines (9/8/16)
108. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman (9/8/16)
109. The Case of the Baker Street Irregular by Robert Newman (9/10/16)
110. Stories of the Supernatural selected by Dorothy L. Sayers (9/13/16)
111. The Films of Agatha Christie by Scott Palmer (9/14/16)
112. The Suicide Club & Other Stories by Robert L. Stevenson (9/16/16)
113. Beasley's Christmas Party by Booth Tarkington (9/16/16)
114. Home to Roost by Andrew Garve (9/20/16)
115. The Seventh Mourner by Dorothy Gardiner (9/21/16)
116. Death in the Andamans by M. M. Kaye (9/25/16)
117. The Middle Temple Murder by J. S. Fletcher (9/29/16)
118. The Clue in the Clay by D. B. Olsen (9/29/16)
119. Avon Mystery Story Teller by Jos. Meyers & E. B. Williams, eds (10/2/16)
120. The Rattling of Old Bones by Jonathan Ross (10/4/16)
121. The Affacombe Affair by Elizabeth Lemarchand (10/9/16)
122. The Devil in the Dark by Gene L. Coon (10/9/16)
123. Amok Time by Theodore Sturgeon (10/10/16)
124. Crimson Roses by Grace Livingston Hill (10/13/16)
125. The Deadly Years by David P. Harmon (10/13/16)
126. Day of the Dove by Jerome Bixby (10/13/16)
127. Avon Ghost Reader by Herbert Williams, ed (10/14/16)
128. Death Wears a Mask by Therese Brown (10/18/16)
129. Sunday by Georges Simenon (10/19/16)
130. The Metropolitan Opera Murders by Helen Traubel (10/20/16)
131. The Camera Clue by George Harmon Coxe (10/28/16)
132. The Garden Murder Case by S. S. Van Dine (10/28/16)
133. Beyond the Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child (10/28/16)
134. Meat for Murder by Lange Lewis (10/31/16)
135. Black Widower by Patricia Moyes (11/6/16)
136. The Life & Times of Miss Jane Marple by Anne Hart (11/13/16)
137. The Body in the Library by Agatha Christie (11/13/16)
138. Prisoner of the Ant People by R. A. Montgomery (11/15/16)
139. The Mystery of Chimney Rock by Edward Packard (11/15/16)
140. The Jekyll Revelation by Robert Massello (11/15/16)
141. The Dream-Detective by Sax Rohmer (11/22/16)
142. Beverly Gray's Mystery by Clair Blank (11/22/16)
143. Cocktails & the Killer by Peter Cheyney (11/30/16)
144. Do Not Murder Before Christmas by Jack Iams (11/30/16)
145. Dark Lady by Doris Miles Disney (12/8/16)
146. Ptomaine Street by Carolyn Wells (12/14/16)
147. Cold Steal by Alice Tilton (12/18/16)
148. The Making of The African Queen by Katharine Hepburn (12/22/16)
149.  Books: a memoir by Larry McMurty )12/22/16)
150.  Keep Laughing by Morey Amsterdam (12/23/16)
151. Those Funny Kids! by Dick Van Dyke (12/27/16)
 
152. Grendel by John Gardner (12/28/16)
153. A Corpse for Christmas by Carter Brown (12/31/16)


 

 
 


 
 

1 comment:

fredamans said...

Thanks for joining in for another year!! I look forward to your books in 2016!