I have challenged myself to read 101+ books this year on Goodreads and  Nicole Cody’s Cauldrons and Cupcakes Blog.

  1. It Starts with Food: Discover the Whole30 and Change Your Life in Unexpected Ways by Dallas Hartwig
  2. Cross My Heart (Alex Cross #21) by James Patterson
  3. NYPD Red 4 by James Patterson
  4. Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2) by Ken Follett
  5. Daisy McDare Cozy Mystery Eight Book Set(Daisy McDare #2-3,5-10) by K.M. Morgan
  6. Private India (Private #8) by James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi
  7. Private Rio (Private #11) by James Patterson, Mark Sullivan
  8. Willow Brook Road (Chesapeake Shores #13) by Sherryl Woods
  9. Beneath A Skarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan
  10. A Slice of Heaven (Sweet Magnolias #2) by Sherryl Woods
  11. Honeysuckle Summer (Sweet Magnolias #7) by Sherryl Woods
  12. Sweet Tea at Sunrise (Sweet Magnolias #6 ) by Sherryl Woods
  13. Home In Carolina (Sweet Magnolias #5) by Sherryl Woods
  14. Catching Fireflies (Sweet Magnolias #9) by Sherryl Woods
  15. Where Azaleas Bloom (Sweet Magnolias #10) by Sherryl Woods
  16. Welcome To Serenity (Sweet Magnolias #4) by Sherryl Woods
  17. Midnight Promises (Sweet Magnolias #8) by Sherryl Woods
  18. Cross the Line (Alex Cross #24) by James Patterson
  19. Stealing Home (Sweet Magnolias #1) by Sherryl Woods
  20. The Front by Patricia Cornwell
  21. Swan Point (Sweet Magnolias #11) by Sherryl Woods
  22. Feels Like Family (Sweet Magnolias # )by Sherryl Woods
  23. Alert by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge
  24. The Secret Holocaust Diaries by Nonna Bannister
  25. Private Paris by James Patterson & Mark Sullivan
  26. The Murder of King Tut by James Patterson
  27. James 516: A London Carter Novel (London Carter #1)
  28. A Secret Wish (Wish Series #1) by Barbara Freethy
  29. The Irish Cottage: Finding Elizabeth by Juliet Gauvin
  30. Witch Myth (Yew Hollows Cozy Mystery Series #0) by Alexandria Clarke
  31. Wild Grows the Heather in Devon  (Secrets of Heathersleigh Hall #1)by Michael R. Phillips
  32. The Third Twin by Ken Follett
  33. A Fork In The Amish Road by Abigail Duncan
  34. Rickles’ Book A Memoir by Don Rickles with David Ritz

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A TO Z CHALLENGE — LOCATION EDITION
Duration: January 1, through December 31, 2017.

This year we are doing a new twist on the A to Z Challenge. To go with our “Around the World Theme,” we have decided to do a Location Edition! For this challenge you will read books with cities, states, provinces, countries, and worlds that fit for each letter of the alphabet. You may only use one location per book, and you may use fictional locations for this challenge.

My selections for this challenge:

A:  Alaska, To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

B:  Brazil, The Boys from Brazil by Ira Levin

C:  Congo, Congo (Spirit of Darkness, #1) by Mayi NgwalaAllain Ngwala

D:  Deli, Private Delhi (Private #13) by James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi

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F:

G:

H:

I:  Ireland, The Irish Cottage by Juliet Gauvin

J:

K:

L:  Las Angeles, Private L.A. (Private #6) by James Patterson, Mark T. Sullivan

M:  Mumbai, Private India (Private #8) by James Patterson, Ashwin Sanghi 

N:  North Korea, The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag by Kang Chol-   HwanPierre Rigoulot

O:

P:  Paris, Private Paris (Private #10) by James Patterson, Mark T. Sullivan

Q:

R: Rio, Private Rio (Private #11) by James Patterson, Mark Sullivan

S:  Sydney, Private: Oz (Private #7) by James Patterson, Michael White

T:

U:

V:

W:  Washington, D. C.  Cross the Line (Alex Cross #24) by James Patterson

X:

Y:

Z:

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COLOR CHALLENGE
Duration: January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

My selections for this challenge are:

  1. Read a book with “White” or any shade of white in the cover
    If You Believed in Love  13264472
  2. Read a book with “Pink” or any shade of pink in the cover.
    Good, Clean, Murder  17415451
  3. Read a book with “Red” or any shade of red in the cover.
    52 Steps To Murder  52 Steps To Murder (Dekker Cozy Mystery #1)
  4. Read a book with “Orange” or any shade of orange in the cover.
    To Catch a Bad Guy  To Catch a Bad Guy (Janet Maple #1)
  5. Read a book with “Yellow” or any shade of yellow in the cover.
    Cross My Heart   Cross My Heart (Alex Cross, #21)
  6. Read a book with “Green” or any shade of green in the cover.                                             All the Way to Heaven  All the Way to Heaven (Fallout Series #1)
  7. Read a book with “Light Blue” or any shade of light blue in the cover.
    Stealing Home  Stealing Home (The Sweet Magnolias #1)
  8. Read a book with “Dark Blue” or any shade of dark blue in the cover.
    Loose Screw   Loose Screw (Dusty Deals Mystery #1)
  9. Read a book with “Purple” or any shade of purple in the cover.
    Welcome to Serenity  Welcome to Serenity (The Sweet Magnolias #4)
  10. Read a book with “Brown” or any shade of brown in the cover.
    Feels Like Family  Feels Like Family (The Sweet Magnolias #3)
  11. Read a book with “Black” or any shade of black in the cover.
    An Unforgivable Secret18871985
  12. Read a book with a Metallic color in the cover.
  13. Read a book with at least 5 colors on the cover.
    The Irish Cottage: Finding ElizabethThe Irish Cottage: Finding Elizabeth (The Irish Heart, #1)
  14. Read a book with a color in the title of the book.
  15. NYPD Red 4 25932844
  16. Read a book with a word describing colors in the title.                                                     To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

5/16

Serial Reader Challenge 

I will finish 1 series I have started before this year.

The Century Trilogy by Ken Follett  1/2

  1.  Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy, Book 2)
  2.  Edge of Eternity (The Century Trilogy, Book 3)

 

I will start _1 series this year.

The Irish Heart Series

  1. The Irish Cottage: Finding Elizabeth by Juliet Gauvin

 

I will read _1_ series from start to finish this year. (11 books)

The Sweet Magnolias by Sherryl Woods  11/11

  1. A Slice of Heaven (Sweet Magnolias #2) by Sherryl Woods
  2. Honeysuckle Summer (Sweet Magnolias #7) by Sherryl Woods
  3. Sweet Tea at Sunrise (Sweet Magnolias #6 ) by Sherryl Woods
  4. Home In Carolina (Sweet Magnolias #5) by Sherryl Woods
  5. Catching Fireflies (Sweet Magnolias #9) by Sherryl Woods
  6. Where Azaleas Bloom (Sweet Magnolias #10) by Sherryl Woods
  7. Welcome To Serenity (Sweet Magnolias #4) by Sherryl Woods
  8. Midnight Promises (Sweet Magnolias #8) by Sherryl Woods
  9. Stealing Home (Sweet Magnolias #1) by Sherryl Woods
  10. Swan Point (Sweet Magnolias #11) by Sherryl Woods
  11. Feels Like Family (Sweet Magnolias #3 )by Sherryl Woods

 

I will read __number of books that are part of a series. (4 books)

Alex Cross Series by James Patterson

  1. Cross My Heart (Alex Cross #21) by James Patterson
  2. Cross the Line (Alex Cross #24) by James Patterson
  3. Cross Justice (Alex Cross, #23) by James Patterson
  4. The People vs Alex Cross coming 11/20/17

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