Thursday, January 12, 2017

Reading Challenges 2017

Total books for the year
Read at least 100 books in 2017

2017 - 323/100 completed
2016 - 136/100 completed
2015 - 276/100 completed
2014 - 206/100 completed
2013 - 134/100 completed
2012 - 104/100 completed
2011 - 156/100 completed

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2017 Around the World 13/13 DONE
Read at least one book set in each location

US/Canada: 
U.S. - Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich ****

Central America/Caribbean: 
Haiti - The Admiral's Mark by Steve Berry ****

South America: 
Chile - Inés of My Soul by Isabel Allende *****

British Isles/Ireland:
England - The Lake House by Kate Morton *****

Polar Regions/Scandinavia: 
Norway - The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder ****

Western Europe:
France - By the River Piedra, I Sat Down and Wept by Paulo Coehlo ****

Eastern Europe: 
Russia - The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden *****

Middle East/North Africa:
Tunisia - The African Quest by Lyn Hamilton ***

Sub-Saharan Africa:
Botswana - The Kalahari Typing School for Men by Alexander McCall Smith ***

East Asia:
Japan - Shiju by Laura Joh Rowland *****

South Asia:
Philippines - When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe *****

Australia/Oceania:
Australia - Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood *****

Islands/Bodies of Water:
Guernsey -- The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer ****

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2017 Non-fiction 11/12
Read at least 12 non-fiction books

1. The Little Book of Pocket Spells by Akasha Moon ***
2. Guide to the Everyday Witch Tarot by Deborah Blake *****
3. The Ultimate Guide to Tarot by Liz Dean *****
4. Tarot Journeys by Yasmine Galenorn *****
5. Witchcraft on a Shoestring by Deborah Blake *****
6. Words that Changed a Nation by Barack Obama *****
7. Famous Imposters by Bram Stoker **
8. Make Your Bed by Admiral William H. McRaven *****
9. Writing Mysteries by Sue Grafton *****
10. Writing the Paranormal Novel by Steven Harper *****
11. A Year and A Day of Everyday Witchcraft by Deborah Blake ****
12.

Everyday Witch A to Z by Deborah Blake
Everyday Witch Book of Ritual by Deborah Blake
Circle, Coven & Grove by Deborah Blake
The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron
Writing About Magic by Rayne Hall


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2017 Genres 12/12 DONE
Read at least one book in each genre

Mystery/Thriller/Crime - The Lake House by Kate Morton *****

Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy - Bewitching Bedlam by Yasmine Galenorn *****

Paranormal - Ghostly Paws by Leighann Hobbs ****

Sci-Fi/High Fantasy - Suldrun's Garden by Jack Vance ***

Women’s Fiction - The Secrets of Ghosts by Sarah Painter ***

Historical Fiction - The House at Riverton by Kate Morton ****

Erotic - Pleasure by Lucia Jordan **

Humor - Turbo Twenty-Three by Janet Evanovich ****

Romance - Inés of My Soul by Isabel Allende *****

Non-Fiction - Guide to the Everyday Witch Tarot by Deborah Blake *****

Memoir - Mishap and Mayhem by Bernhard Riegler **

Classics - 1984 by George Orwell *****

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