Sunday, December 18, 2016

Challenge Complete: Monthly Key Words

Claudia over at My Soul Called Life is hosted the annual 2016 Monthly Keyword Challenge with a goal to read a book each month with one of the keywords for the challenge.

The Keywords for the Year  
January - Crowd, Girl, The, Bad, Soul, Soft 
  February - Veil, Kiss, Her, Break, Love, Stars  
March - Game, Fire, Darkness, School, Like, Change  
April - Far, Life, Stay, One, War, Thorns  
May - Cure, Trial, Family, Key, Thief, Bend  
June - Moon, In, Only, Whisper, Sleep, Trap  
July - Rose, Sun, Clock, Day, Angel, Unto  
August - Prince, Boy, Glass, Heart, Lost, Now  
September - Wind, Color, Touch, At, How, Sweet  
October - Rock, Ghost, Fall, Away, Sky, Storm  
November - Dream, Holiday, And, Of, Dawn, Beautiful  
December - End, Promise, Everlasting, Ice, Snow, My

My Goal:
I finally completed my goal of reading at least one book per month! Thanks to Claudia for hosting this...I've already signed up for another round in 2017!

Books Read For the Challenge  
January -  The Girl in the Cellar by Patricia Wentworth (1/9/15)
February - The Painted Veil by Somerset Maugham (2/5/16)
March - House of Darkness by Allan MacKinnon (3/7/16)
           - The Big Smoke [for fire] by Adrian Matejka (3/20/16)
April - One Foot in the Grave by Peter Dickinson (4/18/16)
May - The Family Tomb by Michael Gilbert (5/10/16)
June - Midnight in Lonesome Hollow by Kathleen Ernst (6/3/16)
June - Certain Sleep by Helen Reilly (6/16/16)
July - The Ticking Clock by Frances & Richard Lockridge (7/8/16)
August -  A Parade of Cockeyed Creatures: Or Did Someone Murder Our Wandering Boy? by George Baxt (8/14/16)
September - While the Wind Howled by Audrey Gaines (9/8/16)
October -  Avon Ghost Reader by Herbert Williams (10/14/16)
November -  The Dream-Detective by Sax Rohmer (11/22/16)
December - Cold Steal by Alice Tilton [as in Ice cold] (12/18/16)


Jacquie said...

Bev, your ability to meet all these challenges amazes me. I'm wondering how you keep track of them all. Do you use some sort of spreadsheet where they are cross-referenced? It blows my mind just to think of it. LOL.

Bev Hankins said...

Jacqueline: Yes, I do keep a list. Not quite a spreadsheet--but close.