Sunday, December 27, 2015

Challenge Complete: European Reading Challenge

European Reading Challenge
Hosted by Rose City Reader
Dates: January - January (Click above for full details and to join)
My Goal: 5+ Books (Five Star, Deluxe Entourage)

Here is the list, in alphabetical order: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Vatican City.  

I actually completed my goal back in May, but I kept adding as I read more books from Europe throughout the rest of the year. My final tally is eleven.

My List:
1. The Case of the Painted Girl by Frank King [England/UK] (1/6/14)
2. A Dead Man in Istanbul by Michael Pearce [Turkey] (1/14/15)
3. A Dead Man in Trieste by Michael Pearce [Austria] (1/27/15)
4. Death Over Deep Water by Simon Nash [Malta] (2/8/15)
5. Night Train to Paris by Manning Coles [France] (3/14/15)
6. The Abominable Man by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö [Sweden] (5/29/15)
Complete but Still Reading!
7. The Bookfair Murders by Anna Porter [Germany] (7/29/15)
8. The Albert Gate Mystery by Louis Tracy [Italy] (9/14/15)
9. Briar Rose by Jane Yolen [Poland] (9/14/15)
10. Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie [Croatia--in what at the time was Yugoslavia] (9/29/15)
11. In Spite of Thunder by John Dickson Carr [Switzerland] (11/7/15)


Gilion at Rose City Reader said...

Congratulations! And since this one officially goes until the end of January, you have the chance to add a couple more if you want to. You may be in the running for the prize!

Bev Hankins said...

I always forget that it runs into January, Gilion. We'll see how that goes.