2011 BOOKS

READ THE USA MYSTERY CHALLENGE
Read a mystery set in each of the 50 states, plus Washington DC.
Start date: June 2010 (challenge has no end date)
Progress: 31 / 51


Alabama
Alaska: Murder on the Iditarod Trail by Sue Henry
Arizona: Through a Glass, Deadly by Sarah Atwell
Arkansas: Shakespeare's Champion by Charlaine Harris
California: Just Desserts by G.A. McKevett
Colorado: French Polished Murder by Elise Hyatt
Connecticut: A Veiled Deception by Annette Blair
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia: Frankly My Dear, I'm Dead by Livia J. Washburn
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana: The Trouble With Magic by Madelyn Alt
Iowa
Kansas: The Winter Widow by Charlene Weir
Kentucky
Louisiana: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
Maine: Town in a Blueberry Jam by B.B. Haywood
Maryland: Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman
Massachusetts: Red Delicious Death by Sheila Connolly
Michigan: Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye by Victoria Laurie
Minnesota
Mississippi: Sweet and Deadly by Charlaine Harris
Missouri: Family Skeletons by Rett MacPherson
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada: You Bet Your Life by Donald Bain
New Hampshire: Murder is Binding by Lorna Barrett
New Jersey: Night of the Living Deed by E.J. Copperman
New Mexico
New York: Sketch Me If You Can by Sharon Pape
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio: The Long Quiche Goodbye by Avery Aames
Oklahoma
Oregon: The Quick and the Thread by Amanda Lee
Pennsylvania: False Impressions by Terri Thayer
Rhode Island: The Ghost and Mrs. McClure by Alice Kimberly
South Carolina: Death by Darjeeling by Laura Childs
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas: Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr
Utah
Vermont: The Christmas Thief by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark
Virginia
Washington: The Dark Place by Aaron Elkins
West Virginia: A Misty Mourning by Rett MacPherson
Wisconsin: Buzz Off by Hannah Reed
Wyoming: Wyoming Manhunt by Ann Voss Peterson




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CLASSICS READ

01. A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne
02. Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls by Nathaniel Hawthorne
03. The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis
04. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
05. The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
06. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
07. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
08. Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
09. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
10. Dracula by Bram Stoker
11. The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
12. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
13. The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
14. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll



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NEW TO ME AUTHORS READ IN 2011

01. Carolyn Hart (CM Group Featured Author)
02. Sue Henry
03. Laura Lippman
04. Aimee Bender (ARC, First Reads)
05. Jeaniene Frost
06. Jane Porter
07. Heidi Betts (GR First Reads)
08. Sara Gruen (TNBBC Group Read)
09. Peg Marberg
10. Markus Zusak
11. Celeste Bradley (GR First Reads)
12. Susan Donovan (GR First Reads)
13. Joyce and Jim Lavene
14. Tana French
15. M.C. Beaton (CM Group Featured Author)
16. Avery Aames
17. Virginia Woolf (TNBBC Group Read)
18. Cathy Holton (Blog win)
19. Lilian Jackson Braun (CM Group Featured Author)
20. Bram Stoker
21. Karen Essex (Blog win)
22. Ted Dekker
23. Victoria Laurie
24. Earlene Fowler (CM Group Featured Author)
25. Casey Daniels
26. Leann Sweeney (CM Group Featured Author)
27. Gregory Maguire
28. Deanna Raybourn
29. Janet Evanovich
30. Jack Curtis





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BOOKS READ IN 2011
I am participating in the GoodReads 2011 Reading Challenge with a goal of 100 books this year. So far, the year is off to a good start!

Total read: 105/100



01. Tidings of great Joy by Sandra Brown
02. A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys by Nathaniel Hawthorne
03. Silent Night by Mary Higgins Clark
04. Death on Demand by Carolyn Hart
05. Not Without Risk by Suzannae Brockmann
06. A Man to Die For by Suzanne Brockmann
07. Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls by Nathaniel Hawthorne
08. Murder on the Iditarod Trail by Sue Henry
09. Savor the Moment by Nora Roberts
10. Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts

11. Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman
12. Charm City by Laura Lippmann
13. Slay it With Flowers by Kate Collins
14. Dearly Depotted by Kate Collins
15. The Magician's Nephew  by C.S. Lewis
16. Snipped in the Bud by Kate Collins
17. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender (ARC)
18. Halfway to the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
19. One Foot in the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
20. Through a Glass, Deadly by Sarah Atwell

21. The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
22. The Ghost and the Dead Deb by Alice Kimberly
23. Mortar and Murder by Jennie Bentley
24. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
25. Ghost and the Dead Man's Library by Alice Kimberly
26. The Frog Prince by Jane Porter
27. Man With the Muscle by Julie Miller
28. Ghost and the Femme Fatale by Alice Kimberly
29. Ghost and the Haunted Mansion by Alice Kimberly
30. The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis

31. Celebrity Sudoku by Kaye Morgan
32. The Bite Before Christmas by Heidi Betts
33. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 
34. Protecting Plain Jane by Julie Miller
35. Faux Finished by Peg Marberg
36. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
37. The Courtesan's Guide to Getting Your Man by Celeste Bradley and Susan Donovan
38. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
39. You Belong to Me by Karen Rose
40. At Grave's End by Jeaniene Frost

41. Longshot by Dick Francis
42. Shattered by Dick Francis
43. Pretty Poison by Joyce and Jim Lavene
44. Sweet and Deadly by Charlaine Harris
45. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
46. In the Woods by Tana French
47. Should've Been a Cowboy by Vicki Lewis Thompson
48. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
49. Agathe Raisin and the Quiche of Death by M.C. Beaton
50. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

51. The Long Quiche Goodbye by Avery Aames
52. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling
53. Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet by MC Beaton
54. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
55. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by JK Rowling
56. To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
57. Destined for an Early Grave by Jeaniene Frost
58. Summer in the South by Cathy Holton
59. First Drop of Crimson by Jeaniene Frost
60. Eternal Kiss of Darkness by Jeaniene Frost

61. This Side of the Grave by Jeaniene Frost
62. The Cat Who Could Read Backwards by Lilian Jackson Braun
63. The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern by Lilian Jackson Braun
64. Dracula by Bram Stoker
65. Dracula in Love by Karen Essex
66. Protecting the Pregnant Witness by Julie Miller
67. Takedown by Julie Miller
68. Death's Excellent Vacation by Charlaine Harris (ed.)
69. Cowboy Up by Vicki Lewis Thompson
70. Cowboys Like Us by Vicki Lewis Thompson

71. The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
72. Midnight Fantasies by VLT/Stephanie Bond/Kimberly Raye
73. Notorious by Vicki Lewis Thompson
74. The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker
75. Death by Diamonds by Annette Blair
76. The Kitchen Witch by Annette Blair
77. My Favorite Witch by Annette Blair
78. The Scot, the Witch and the Wardrobe by Annette Blair
79. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
80. Fool's Puzzle by Earlene Fowler

81. Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye by Victoria Laurie
82. What's a Ghoul to Do? by Victoria Laurie
83. Don of the Dead by Casey Daniels
84. Sex and the Psychic Witch by Annette Blair
85. Gone With the Witch by Annette Blair
86. Never Been Witched by Annette Blair
87. The Cat, the Quilt and the Corpse by Leann Sweeney
88. The Cat, the Professor and the Poison by Leann Sweeney
89. The Cat, the Lady and the Liar by Leann Sweeney
80. The Chick and the Dead by Casey Daniels

91. The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
92. Wicked by Gregory Maguire
93. Skirting the Grave by Annette Blair
94. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
95. One Grave at a Time by Jeaniene Frost
96. Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn
97. Silent in the Sanctuary by Deanna Raybourn
98. Whisper Falls by Toni Blake
99. One For the Money by Janet Evanovich
100. The Christmas Clock by Kat Martin

101. Christmas in Calico by Jack Curtis
102. Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber
103. The Winter Widow by Charlene Weir
104. The Christmas Thief by Mary Higgins Clark / Carol Higgins Clark
105. Santa Cruise by Mary Higgins Clark / Carol Higgins Clark