Past Challenges

I’m condensing my old challenge pages and putting them all in one location.

2008

Completed Challenges:

Uncompleted Challenge


2009

Completed Challenges:

Uncompleted Challenges:


2010

Completed Challenges:

Uncompleted Challenges:

  • 100+ Reading Challenge (67/100)
  • Celebrate the Author Challenge (10/12)
  • Harry Potter Reading Challenge (1/7)
  • RYOB 2010 (45/50)
  • Countdown Challenge 2010 (45/55)

2011

Criminal Plots Reading Challenge (5/6 books read – 83% completed) – My original post here

New author who’s blurbed a book you enjoyed:
Book made into a movie: The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
Book with a protagonist opposite your own gender: Double Cross by James Patterson
Book set outside the country in which you live: A World I Never Made by James LePore
Book that’s the first in a new-to-you series: Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson
Book by a 2011 debut author: Lonely Deceptions by D.R. Willis

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Mystery & Suspense Reading Challenge (12/12 books read – 100% completed) – My original post here|
My WRAP-UP post

  1. Double Cross by James Patterson (Police Procedural)
  2. Judas Kiss by J.T. Ellison (Police Procedural)
  3. Where Are the Children? by Mary Higgins Clark (Psychological Mystery)
  4. Cross Country by James Patterson (Police Procedural)
  5. Divine Justice by David Baldacci
  6. Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson (Cozy Mystery)
  7. Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson (Cozy Mystery)
  8. The Cereal Murders by Diane Mott Davidson (Cozy Mystery)
  9. The Tenth Justice by Brad Meltzer (Legal Thriller)
  10. Blood of My Brother by James LePore
  11. I, Alex Cross by James Patterson (Police Procedural)
  12. Supreme Justice by Phillip Margolin

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Take a Chance Challenge 3 (6/10 books read – 60% completed) – My original post here

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The TBR Dare (17/20 books read – 85% completed) – My original post here

  1. Double Cross by James Patterson
  2. Judas Kiss by J.T. Ellison
  3. Where Are the Children? by Mary Higgins Clark
  4. Cross Country by James Patterson
  5. Alex Cross’s Trial by James Patterson
  6. Divine Justice by David Baldacci
  7. Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson
  8. Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
  9. The Cereal Murders by Diane Mott Davidson
  10. The Tenth Justice by Brad Meltzer
  11. The Sherlockian by Graham Moore
  12. I, Alex Cross by James Patterson
  13. Supreme Justice by Phillip Margolin
  14. The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
  15. The Vig by John Lescroart
  16. The Alexandria Link by Steve Berry
  17. Killing Her Softly by Beverly Barton

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TwentyEleven Challenge (17/20 books read – 85% completed) – My original post here

  1. To YA or not YA…
    Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
    Shelter by Harlan Coben
  2. …With a Twist.:
    Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson (cozy mystery)
    Blood Oath by Christopher Farnsworth (Vampire thriller)
  3. Hot off the Presses.
    10th Anniversary by James Patterson
    Lonely Deceptions by D.R. Willis
  4. It Wasn’t Me! (aka Bad Bloggers*)
    Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
  5. Show it Who is Boss!:
    The Alexandria Link by Steve Berry (on shelf since 2009)
    Whiskey Sour by J.A. Konrath (on shelf since 2010)
  6. Bablefish.
    The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen (Translated by Lisa Hartford)
  7. Will-Power? What Will-Power? (aka: The Henry Ward Beecher Memorial.)
    Closer than Blood by Gregg Olsen
  8. Mind the Gap.
    Hell’s Corner by David Baldacci (Most recent in Camel Club series)
    Hotwire by Alex Kava (Most recent in Maggie O’Dell series)
  9. Back in the Day.
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  10. Way Back When:
    Where Are the Children? by Mary Higgins Clark (published 1975, 10 years before my birth)
    Cop Hater by Ed McBain (published 1956, 29 years before my birth)
  11. Slim-Pickings

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What’s in a Name 4 Challenge (5/6 books read – 83% completed) – My original post here


2012

The Eclectic Reader 2012 Challenge (9/12 books read – 75% completed) – My original post here


GENRES:

Literary Fiction
Crime/Mystery Fiction – Drop Shot by Harlan Coben
Romantic Fiction – Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb
Historical Fiction – Jack 1939 by Francine Mathews
Young Adult – Betrayal by Gregg Olsen
Fantasy
Science Fiction – DiSemblance by Shanae Branham
Non Fiction – Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
Horror
Thriller /Suspense – The Venetian Betrayal by Steve Berry
Classic
Your favourite genre – Crime/Mystery Fiction: Damage by John Lescroart

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Mystery & Suspense Challenge 2012 (24/12 books read – 100% completed) – My original post here

  1. The Venetian Betrayal by Steve Berry
  2. Drop Shot by Harlan Coben
  3. Damage by John Lescroart
  4. Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
  5. Don’t Scream by Wendy Corsi Stuab
  6. The Immortals by J.T. Ellison
  7. The Empty Chair by Jeffery Deaver
  8. Split Second by David Baldacci
  9. Stolen Prey by John Sandford
  10. The Pawn by Steven James
  11. Tick Tock by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
  12. The Wrong Man by David Ellis
  13. Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb
  14. Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell
  15. Sly Fox by Judge Jeanine Pirro
  16. Blowback by Brad Thor
  17. DiSemblance by Shanae Branham
  18. The Lincoln Conspiracy by Timothy L. O’Brien
  19. Betrayal by Gregg Olsen
  20. Takedown by Brad Thor
  21. The Prophet by Ethan Cross
  22. Rules of Prey by John Sandford
  23. Father Night by Eric Van Lustbader
  24. The Intercept by Dick Wolf

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Off the Shelf 2012 (15/30 books read – 50% completed) – My original post here

  1. The Venetian Betrayal by Steve Berry
  2. Drop Shot by Harlan Coben
  3. Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
  4. Don’t Scream by Wendy Corsi Staub
  5. The Immortals by J.T. Ellison
  6. Golden Buddha by Clive Cussler & Craig Dirgo
  7. The Empty Chair by Jeffery Deaver
  8. Split Second by David Baldacci
  9. Under Cover of Daylight by James W. Hall
  10. The Pawn by Steven James
  11. Tick Tock by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
  12. Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell
  13. Blowback by Brad Thor
  14. Takedown by Brad Thor
  15. Rules of Prey by John Sandford

2013

The Eclectic Reader 2013 Challenge (5/12 books read – 42% completed)

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GENRES:

Translated Fiction
Historical Mystery –  A Murder at Rosamund’s Gate by Susanna Calkins 
Romantic Suspense – The Seventh Victim by Mary Burton
Made Into a Movie
New Adult
Urban Fantasy
Dystopian
Memoir – We Were There by Allen Childs, MD (Review coming 11/1/13)
LGBT
Action Adventure – Iceberg by Clive Cussler
Humor
Published in 2013 – The One I Left Behind by Jennifer McMahon

Off the Shelf 2013 (17/30 books read – 56% completed)

Off the Shelf

  1. Bloody Mary by J.A. Konrath
  2. Iceberg by Clive Cussler
  3. The Black Ice by Michael Connelly
  4. Transfer of Power by Vince Flynn
  5. So Close the Hand of Death by J.T. Ellison
  6. Motion to Suppress by Perri O’Shaughnessy
  7. The Third Option by Vince Flynn
  8. The Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly 
  9. Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter
  10. Hour Game by David Baldacci
  11. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris 
  12. Shadow Prey by John Sandford
  13. 11th Hour by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
  14. Hawke by Ted Bell
  15. The Scarpetta Factor by Patricia Cornwell
  16. Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
  17. The Last Coyote by Michael Connelly

RIP VIII (6/4 books read – 100% completed)

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  1. Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
  2. Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen
  3. Darkness First by James Hayman
  4. The Edge of Normal by Carla Norton
  5. Shadow Prey by John Sandford
  6. 11th Hour by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

2013 Sequel Challenge (7/7 books read – 100% completed)

Sequel Challenge

  1. Bloody Mary by J.A. Konrath
  2. The Black Ice by Michael Connelly
  3. The Third Option by Vince Flynn
  4. Hour Game by David Baldacci
  5. Last To Die by Tess Gerritsen
  6. Shadow Prey by John Sandford
  7. 11th Hour by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro

What’s in a Name 6 Challenge (3/6 books read – 50% completed)

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  1. Up or Down (Or equivalent)
  2. Something found in a kitchen – Bloody Mary by J.A. Konrath
  3. Party or celebration
  4. Fire (or equivalent) – Arctic Fire by Paul Byers (Review coming in Sept)
  5. An emotion
  6. Lost or Found (or equivalent) – Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
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