2013 Challenges

Standard Challenges

  1. Read 100 books in the year                   105/100
  2. Review every book I read                       105/100

Read 1 Challenge

Read 1 Charles Dickens novel

Novel – A Christmas Carol (Dec 13)

plus visit Charles Dickens Birthplace

Read 1 Daphne du Maurier Novel

Novel – My Cousin Rachel

Read 1 Georgette Heyer Novel

Novel – The Grand Sophy (Nov 13)

Series Challenge  – 3 Authors 3 Books 

M.C. Beaton – Agatha Raisin Series

1. Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden (Mar 13)

2. Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam (May 13)

3. Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell (Jul 13)

Carola Dunn – Daisy Dalrymple Series

1. Dead in the Water (Apr 13)

2. Styx and Stones (Aug 13)


Debbie Macomber – Cedar Cove Series – This will complete this series. 

1. 92 Pacific Boulevard – (Feb 13)

2. 1022 Evergreen Place – (Sep 13)

3. 1105 Yakima Street (Nov 13)

Read 3 of: 

Agatha Christie

1. A Caribbean Mystery (Apr 13)

2. At Bertram’s Hotel (Aug 13)


P.G. Wodehouse

1. Very Good, Jeeves (Aug 13)




1. Paul O’Grady – Still Standing: The Savage Years (Apr 13)



Book Bingo


A book you chose because of the cover –

A book you saw someone reading –

A book that will help your career –

A book you saw on TV –

A book with an animal on the cover –

A book from the library – Very Good, Jeeves – P.G. Wodehouse

A book that is out of your comfort zone – The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

An award winning book – Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn

A book recommended by your local bookseller –

A young adult novel – The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

A book that has been on your shelf for more than 5 years –

A book someone recommends to you – The Roundabout Man – Clare Morrall

A book with a great first line –

A book written by a celebrity – The Holiday Home – Fern Britton

A book with more than 400 pages – Could it be I’m Falling in Love – Eleanor Prescott

A book of poetry –

A book you heard about on the radio –

A book with pictures –

A book recommended by your barista –

A book recommended by a celebrity –

A book by a Canadian author –

A book you  (should have) read in high school –

A book you would have picked up as a teenager – The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank 

A book “everyone” but you has read – Before I Go To Sleep – S J Watson

Reading Bingo Completed

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