2019 Reading Challenges

Here’s the rundown of my 2018 Challenges, in case you’re interested.

For 2019, I’m doing 6 Reading Challenges, plus the nigh-obligatory Goodreads Challenge, and I’ll be tracking them here.

  • 2019 Library Love Challenge

  • While I Was Reading 2019 Challenge

  • #LetsReadIndie Reading Challenge

  • 2019 Cloak & Dagger Challenge

  • Humor Reading Challenge 2019

  • 2019 Cloud of Witnesses Reading Challenge

2019 Library Love Challenge

2019 Library Love Challenge

  1. Awakenings by Edward Lazellari
  2. The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin
  3. The Disasters by M. K. England
  4. Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin
  5. Blameless by Gail Carriger, Emily Gray
  6. The Great Brain (Audiobook) by John D. Fitzgerald, Ron McLarty
  7. Slow Horses by Mick Herron
  8. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling, Jim Dale (Narrator)
  9. Who Killed the Fonz? by James Boice
  10. Ronan Boyle and the Bridge of Riddles by Thomas Lennon, John Hendrix (Illustrations)
  11. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, Henning Koch (Translator)
  12. Professor Chandra Follows His Bliss by Rajeev Balasubramanyam
  13. Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin
  14. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling, Jim Dale
  15. The Flintstones, Vol. 1. by Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
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  17. Stumptown, vol 1: The Case of the Girl Who Took her Shampoo (But Left her Mini) by Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth
  18. State of the Union by Nick Hornby
  19. The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich, Peter Evanovich
  20. Deception Cove by Owen Laukkanen
  21. How Not to Die by Michael Greger M.D. FACLM, Gene Stone
  22. Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey
  23. Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin
  24. The Blue Zones Solution(Audiobook) by Dan Buettner, Joe Barrett
  25. Riding the Elephant by Craig Ferguson
  26. The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion (link forthcoming)
  27. The Depth of Winter (Audiobook) by Craig Johnson, George Guidall
  28. The Shameless by Ace Atkins (link forthcoming)

While I Was Reading 2019 Challenge

✔ A book with a curse word in the title: The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind by Jackson Ford
✔ A memoir or biography of a favorite celebrity: Riding the Elephant by Craig Ferguson
✔ An essay collection: Death Valley Superstars by Duke Haney
A book with a one word title:
A classic you’ve been meaning to get to:
✔ A book written by a comedian: Riding the Elephant by Craig Ferguson
A book set in a country you’d like to visit:
✔ A book by an author you’ve never read before: Flight of the Fox by Gray Basnight
A book recommended by someone you trust:
✔ A book with your favorite animal on the cover or in the title: Heart of Barkness by Spencer Quinn
A book mentioned in another book:
✔ Read a book with “how to” in the title: How to Kill Friends and Implicate People by Jay Stringer

LetsReadIndie Reading Challenge

#LetsReadIndie Reading Challenge

  1. Flight of the Fox by Gray Basnight
  2. A Brutal Bunch of Heartbroken Saps by Nick Kolakowski
  3. The Reach of Shadows by Tony J. Forder
  4. Slaughterhouse Blues by Nick Kolakowski
  5. The Lion’s Tail by Luna Miller, Aidan Isherwood (Translator)
  6. Main Bad Guy by Nick Kolakowski
  7. Death Valley Superstars by Duke Haney
  8. Finders Keepers: The Definitive Edition by Russ Colchamiro
  9. Unstoppable Arsenal by Jeffery H. Haskell
  10. Shattered Illusions by J.C. Jackson (link forthcoming)
  11. The Barista’s Guide to Espionage by Dave Sinclair
  12. Black Moss by David Nolan
  13. Seraphina’s Lament by Sarah Chorn
  14. Dead is Beautiful by Jo Perry
  15. The Murder Quadrille by Fidelis Morgan
  16. August by Jim Lusby
  17. Broken Dreams by Nick Quantrill
  18. A Burdizzo For A Prince by Mark Rapacz
  19. Not Everyone is Special by Josh Denslow
  20. Back Door to Hell by Paul Gadsby
  21. And Drink I Did: One Man’s Story of Growing Through Recovery by Jay Keefe
  22. Killing State by Judith O’Reilly
  23. Rogue Superheroes by Matt Cowper
  24. Mama’s Gone by Leopold Borstinski
  25. The First World Problems of Jason Van Otterloo by James Bailey
  26. Lingering by Melissa Simonson
  27. Postgraduate by Ian Shane
  28. Dispatches from a Tourist Trap by James Bailey
  29. Breaking the Lore by Andy Redsmith
  30. KA-E-RO-U Time to Go Home by B. Jeanne Shibahara
  31. Death Before Coffee by Desmond P. Ryan
  32. I Want You Gone by Miranda Rijks
  33. Venators: Magic Unleashed by Devri Walls
  34. You Die Next by Stephanie Marland
  35. Always Grey in Winter by Mark J. Engels
  36. Death at the Dakota by M.K. Graff
  37. Deadly Secrets by OMJ Ryan
  38. Venators: Promises Forged by Devri Walls

  39. Going Dark by Neil Lancaster
  40. The Controller by Matt Brolly
  41. Instant Karma by Todd Morr
  42. Stumptown, vol 1: The Case of the Girl Who Took her Shampoo (But Left her Mini) by Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth
  43. Dead Inside by Noelle Holten
  44. The World’s Greatest Mousetrap by B.C.R. Fegan, Fanny Liem (link forthcoming)
  45. Kill for Me by Rebecca Bradley
  46. Finest Sh*t!: Deviant Stories by Nick Kolakowski
  47. The Butcher by Nathan Burrows
  48. Ink to Ashes by Russell Day
  49. Gravity by Maggie Lynch (link forthcoming)
  50. In the Eye by Robert Germaux
  51. Worst Case Scenario by Helen Fitzgerald
  52. Base Cowboys by Mark Farrer
  53. Laser House on the Prairie by David W. Barbee (link forthcoming)
  54. Time Travel + Brain Stealing = Murderous Appliances and Good Times by Richard Steele (link forthcoming)
  55. Nightfall by Matt Cowper (link forthcoming)
  56. Screamcatcher by Christy J. Breedlove (link forthcoming)
2019 Cloak & Dagger Challenge

2019 Cloak & Dagger Challenge

  1. Flight of the Fox by Gray Basnight
  2. A Brutal Bunch of Heartbroken Saps by Nick Kolakowski
  3. The Reach of Shadows by Tony J. Forder
  4. Slaughterhouse Blues by Nick Kolakowski
  5. The Lion’s Tail by Luna Miller, Aidan Isherwood (Translator)
  6. Main Bad Guy by Nick Kolakowski
  7. Immoral Code by Lillian Clark
  8. Spare Room by Dreda Say Mitchell
  9. Confess, Fletch (Audiobook) by Gregory Mcdonald, Dan John Miller
  10. The Barista’s Guide to Espionage by Dave Sinclair
  11. Black Moss by David Nolan
  12. Dead is Beautiful by Jo Perry
  13. The Murder Quadrille by Fidelis Morgan
  14. August by Jim Lusby
  15. Broken Dreams by Nick Quantrill
  16. A Burdizzo For A Prince by Mark Rapacz
  17. Back Door to Hell by Paul Gadsby
  18. Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin
  19. The Last Act by Brad Parks
  20. Killing State by Judith O’Reilly
  21. Mama’s Gone by Leopold Borstinski
  22. Slow Horses by Mick Herron
  23. Who Killed the Fonz? by James Boice
  24. My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing
  25. Fletch’s Fortune by Gregory McDonald, Dan John Miller (link forthcoming)
  26. The Fourth Courier by Timothy Jay Smith
  27. Death Before Coffee by Desmond P. Ryan
  28. I Want You Gone by Miranda Rijks
  29. You Die Next by Stephanie Marland
  30. Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin
  31. Fletch’s Fortune (Audiobook) by Gregory McDonald, Dan John Miller
  32. Fletch and the Widow Bradley (Audiobook) by Gregory McDonald, Dan John Miller
  33. Death at the Dakota by M.K. Graff
  34. Deadly Secrets by OMJ Ryan
  35. The Liar by Steve Cavanagh
  36. The Killing Joke by Christa Faust, Gary Phillips
  37. Going Dark by Neil Lancaster
  38. Fletch and the Man Who by Gregory McDonald, Dan John Miller(link forthcoming)
  39. The Controller by Matt Brolly
  40. Killer Thriller by Lee Goldberg
  41. Instant Karma by Todd Morr
  42. Carioca Fletch by Gregory McDonald, Dan John Miller(link forthcoming)
  43. Stumptown, vol 1: The Case of the Girl Who Took her Shampoo (But Left her Mini) by Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth
  44. Dead Inside by Noelle Holten
  45. Kill for Me by Rebecca Bradley
  46. The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich, Peter Evanovich
  47. Deception Cove by Owen Laukkanen
  48. Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin
  49. Paper Son by S.J. Rozan: Lydia and Bill in their most foreign setting yet — Mississippi
  50. Null Set by SL Huang: Cas Russell — the world’s most violent mathematician — gets proactive fighting crime.
  51. Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey
  52. Fletch Won by Gregory McDonald, Dan John Miller (link forthcoming)
  53. Flynn by Gregory McDonald, Donald Corren (link forthcoming)
  54. Marah Chase and the Conqueror’s Tomb by Jay Stringer
  55. Finest Sh*t!: Deviant Stories by Nick Kolakowski
  56. Worst Case Scenario

  57. The Butcher by Nathan Burrows
  58. Ink to Ashes by Russell Day
  59. In the Eye by Robert Germaux
  60. Worst Case Scenario by Helen Fitzgerald
  61. Base Cowboys by Mark Farrer
  62. The Depth of Winter (Audiobook) by Craig Johnson, George Guidall
  63. The Shameless by Ace Atkins (link forthcoming)
  64. Bark of Night by David Rosenfelt
  65. The Frame-Up (Audiobook) by Meghan Scott Molin, Andrea Emmes
  66. Heart of Barkness by Spencer Quinn
  67. The Queen Con by Meghan Scott Molin (link forthcoming)
  68. Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh
Humor Reading Challenge 2019

Humor Reading Challenge 2019

  1. Finders Keepers: The Definitive Edition by Russ Colchamiro
  2. No Country for Old Gnomes by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne
  3. Killer Thriller by Lee Goldberg
  4. Don’t Panic by Neil Gaiman, David K. Dickson and MJ Simpson
  5. The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich, Peter Evanovich
  • Riding the Elephant by Craig Ferguson
  • The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion (link forthcoming)
  • 2019 Cloud of Witnesses Reading Challenge

    2019 Cloud of Witnesses Reading Challenge

    1. In Their Own Words by David B. Calhoun
    2. Reformed Dogmatics: Theology Proper by Geerhardus Vos, Richard B. Gaffin Jr. (Translator) (link forthcoming)
    3. Reformed Dogmatics: Anthropology by Geerhardus Vos, Richard B. Gaffin Jr. (Translator) (link forthcoming)
    4. Josiah’s Reformation by Richard Sibbes link forthcoming
    5. Reformed Dogmatics, Volume 3: Christology by Geerhardus Vos (link forthcoming)
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