Reading Challenges

Merely Mystery Challenge 2012

The challenge category is: "Down on her luck Gumshoe", to read from at least two of the sub-genres.

Status: Technically Finished but I'm still going to continue it
The Locked Room Mystery: Detective Conan
The Historical Whodunit: Death Comes to Pemberly
The Cozy: A Carribean Mystery
The Police Procedural: The Surgeon
The Historical Whodunit/Psychological Suspense: Death and the Maiden
Hard-Boiled/Noir: C is for Corpse
The Cozy (II): The Daughter of Time
The Cozy (III): Five Go Off in a Caravan
Parody: Trent's Last Case
Caper: The Ransom of Red Chief
Wrap-up Post

The Sir Terry Pratchett Reading Challenge 2012

My personal challenge to myself is to read at least one Terry Pratchett book a month and at least one book about Discworld but is not a Discworld novel.

Status: Finished
January: Soul Music
February: The Folklore of Discworld
March: The Wee Free Men
March: A Hat Full of Sky
April: Wintersmith
May: I Shall Wear Midnight
May: Equal Rites
June: The Last Hero
July: Faust Eric
August: Going Postal
September: Pyramids
October: The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
November: Feet of Clay
December: Wyrd Sisters 

Tea and Books Reading Challenge 2013

Goal: Sencha (8 or more books)

The New Evidence That Demands A Verdict by Josh McDowell
Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe
Passion by Jude Morgan
The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Fairy Tales Retold Reading Challenge 2013

This was really an impulse sign-up, because I have didn't plan for more than one challenge this year! But I love fairy tales..... Anyway, I'm aiming for Damsel-in-Distress, because 12 books in a year seems doable

Status: Finished (14 out of 12 books)

Prince Charming Must Die by Isabella Fontaine (Grimm Chronicles #1)
Happily Never After by Isabella Fontaine (Grimm Chronicles #2)
Revenge of the Castle Cats by Isabella Fontaine (Grimm Chronicles #3)
The Orphanage of Doom by Isabella Fontaine (Grimm Chronicles #4)
Blood and Thunder by Isabella Fontaine (Grimm Chronicles #5)
A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
The Fairest Beauty by Melanie Dickerson
Asleep by Elizabeth Darcy
Snow by Tracy Lynn
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
The Frog Princess by E.D Baker
Splintered by A.G. Howard
A Grimm Legacy by Janna Jennings
Ever After High: Storybook of Legends by Shannon Hale

Non-fiction Reading Challenge 2016

After abstaining from reading challenges for two years (I could have sworn it was only one! I guess I'll have to take more next year), I decided to re-enter with a non-fiction reading challenge! I signed up for the Master Level, which is to read 16-20 non-fiction books in 2016.

Current status: 31/20 (and then I stopped counting)

Targeted and Trolled by Rosayln Warren
Of Sugar and Snow by Jeri Quinzo
The Zero Marginal Cost Society by Jeremy Rifkin
Lawyer Games by Dep Kirkland
Monsters by David Gilmore
The Shift by Lynda Gratton
The Science of Monsters by Matt Kaplan
How to be a Brit by George Mikes
The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter
An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabinga
Elegant Entrepreneur by Danielle Tate 
The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter 
Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World by Tristan Donovan
Candyfreak by Steve Almond
Tea: The Drink that Changed the World by Laura C. Martin
The Honest Truth about Dishonesty by Dan Ariely
Ctrl+Z by Meg Leta Jones
The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser
The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan
Blur by Bill Kovach
Women Talk More Than Men by Abby Kaplan
Sushi & Beyond by Michael Booth
The Road to Character by David Brooks
The Wicked Boy by Kate Summerscale
Natural Curiosity by Lisa Carne
Give and Take by Adam Grant
Forgiving my Daughter's Killer by Kate Grosmaire 
The Tank Man's Son by Mark Bouman
Queen Bees and Wannabees by Rosalind Wiseman
Linked by Albert Lazlo Babarasi

Once Upon a Time X

Status: Completed - Quest the First, Quest the Second, Quest on Screen

The Complete Alice in Wonderland by C.S. Lewis, adapted by Leah Moore, John Reppion, Erica Awano (Fairytale)
Memories of Ash by Instisar Khanani (Fantasy)
The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood (Mythology)
Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George (Fairytale)
Sabriel by Garth Nix (Fantasy)
The Folklore of Discworld (Folklore)

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