Reading Challenges

I've decided to participate in two reading challenges this year. I think it will be fun and maybe some of my readers will join in. 

So what Reading Challenges am I going to do this year? I decided to do the Monthly Mix Up Mania. This challenges you to read a book for each letter in the year. That's right, a title for the J in January and the A in January, etc.... 74 books total! The other challenge that sounded like fun is Color Coded Reading Challenge. What quilter wouldn't want to play with color? 

How I list my reads:
Real books (with no notation) 
E-Books (E) 
Audio Books (A) 

  • only one letter per book
  • books can be moved around if it fits better somewhere else after you've read it
  • the letter doesn't have to be the first word, just the first letter of a word in the title (aan, and the do not count)

J - 
A - City or Ashes - Cassandra Clare
N - Sleep No More - Iris Johansen (A)
U - Uncommon Clay - Margaret Maron (A)
A - City of Fallen Angels - Cassandra Clare
R - Sonoma Rose - Jennifer Chiaverini
Y - 
F - Worth Dying For - Lee Child
E - Hell is Empty - Craig Johnson (A)
B - A Beautiful Friendship - David Weber
R - The Ruins of Evermore - David Saccheri (E)
U - Once Upon a Lie - Jill Patterson (E) 
A - The Art of Detection - Laurie R. King (A)
R - 
Y - 
M - Grave Mercy - Robin La Fevers 
A - The Governess Affair - Courtney Milan (E)
R - 
C - Crimson City - Liz Maverick
H - 61 Hours - Lee Child (A)
A - 
P - The Sinister Pig - Tony Hillerman
R - Bad Radio - Michael Longlow (K) 
I - The Immortal Rules - Julie Kagawa
L - City of Lost Souls - Cassandra Clara
M - A Wanted Man - Lee Child
A - Armed & Fabulous - Camille Cafer (K)
Y - 
J - Junkyard Dogs - Craig Johnson
U - Unknown - Melissa Pearl (K)
N - 
E - On the Edge of Humanity - S B Alexander (K)
J - 
U - 
L - Private London - James patterson & Mark Pearson (A)
Y - 
A - Amulet - Book 1 - Nancy Lee Parrish (K)
U - 
G - Don't Go - Lisa Scottoline (A)
U - 
S - The Striker - Clive Cussler (A)
T - Turn Coat - Jim Butcher (A)
S - Full Speed - Janet Evanovich (A)
E - Ender in Exile - Orson Scott Card (A)
P - Plum Lucky - Janet Evanovich (A)
T - Tough Customer - Sandra Brown (A)
E - 
M - Motor Mouth - Janet Evanovich (A)
B - In Big Trouble - Laura Lippman (A)
E - 
R - Hard Row - Margaret Maron (A)
O - Open Season - Archer Mayor (K)
C - City of Bones - Cassandra Clare
T - Sweet Talk - Jule Garwood (A)
O - One Rough Man - Brad Taylor (A)
B - The Bone Bed - Patricia Cornwell (A)
E - Eyelash - Mary Anne Benedetoo (K)
R - 
N - 
O - All for One - Ryne Douglas Pearson (K)
V - Vertical Coffin - Stephen Cannell (A)
E - 
M - Mad River - John Sanford (A) 
B - Bloodfire - Quest - Terry Brooks (A)
E - 
R - 
D - The Dark Triumph - Robin LaFevers
E - The Enemy - Lee Child (A)
C - City of Glass - Cassandra Clare
E - 
M - Where Memories Lie - Deborah Crombie (A)
B - Buried Prey - John Sanford (A)
E - 

Here are the rules:
*Read nine books in the following categories.
1. A book with "Blue" or any shade of Blue (Turquoise, Aquamarine, Navy, etc)in the title. 

2. A book with "Red" or any shade of Red (Scarlet, Crimson, Burgandy, etc) in the title.

3. A book with "Yellow" or any shade of Yellow (Gold, Lemon, Maize, etc.) in the title.

4. A book with "Green" or any shade of Green (Emerald, Lime, Jade, etc) in the title.

5. A book with "Brown" or any shade of Brown (Tan, Chocolate, Beige, etc) in the title.

6. A book with "Black" or any shade of Black (Jet, Ebony, Charcoal, etc) in the title.

7. A book with "White" or any shade of White (Ivory, Eggshell, Cream, etc) in the title.

8. A book with any other color in the title (Purple, Orange, Silver, Pink, Magneta, etc.).

9. A book with a word that implies color (Rainbow, Polka-dot, Plaid, Paisley, Stripe, etc.).

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