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Fifty States Fiction (or Nonfiction) Challenge

From sea to shining sea, from the mountains to the prairies to the oceans, white with foam, America offers something for everyone. Want to learn more about each state? This is the place to do it.

This is a group for people who want to read either a novel set in each state or a work of nonfiction about each state. Some readers may choose to do both.

The rules are simple:
1. read a novel set in each state or a nonfiction book about each state;
2. books can be read in any order;
3. there is no time deadline, though you can set your own personal deadline if you'd like;
4. you can count books you've read starting in 2009 (but, if you'd rather, you can count books you've read in earlier years); and
5. have fun.

Please feel free to start your own thread to show your own progress towards the 50 state goal and to share books you've discovered.

Group website: http://www.librarything.com/groups/fiftystatesfictionchallenge

Total members: 153 members

Recent members: Willoyd, GerrysBookshelf, poetreegirl, Tara1Reads, Joel.Mount, kootibkiteer, lovelyluck, EMS_24, nrmay, tymfos, Miela, Cecily839, razzamajazz, starbox, maslme, julie5658, bookemjulie, jennyifer24, MaKettle, BB5876, watson0717, Anne-I-Am, LoisB, CayenneEllis, lulaa, AnnieHidalgo, missrabbitmoon, amysisson, Dejah_Thoris, SugarCreekRanch

 
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dieKatze's 50 States Challenge 16Tara1Reads, June 16ignore
tymfos aims for books @ 50 states 18countrylife, May 10ignore
Reading Around the USA - Bahzah's Journey 45-Cee-, January 30ignore
jennyifer24's 50 state challenge 23jennyifer24, January 2ignore
nzurisana explores the 50 states 5nzurisana, August 2016ignore
Copper's Cross Country Ramble 79coppers, March 2016ignore
Tutu's Trek across America 26tututhefirst, February 2016ignore
Ameise1's American Discoveries 38Ameise1, February 2016ignore
amysisson's 50 state challenge 16amysisson, September 2015ignore
LibraryLover23 Travels Around The Country 38LibraryLover23, June 2015ignore
RidgewayGirl Sets Off a Second Time 7RidgewayGirl, March 2015ignore
Beep, Beep Carmenere's Cruisin 20Carmenere, January 2015ignore
Read That, Been There ;-) * USA * 3EMS_24, January 2015ignore
swynn's 50 states 12swynn, January 2015ignore
Cushla's virtual road trip through the states 9cushlareads, December 2014ignore
welcome!! 45EMS_24, December 2014ignore
countrylife's Country - in books 211countrylife, December 2014ignore
GloriaG's 50 States panorama 6GloriahG, November 2014ignore
LoisB's 50 State Challenge 16LoisB, October 2014ignore
Watson visits all 50 states 4watson0717, October 2014ignore
Mirrani's reading road trip 7mirrani, October 2014ignore
sturlington goes to all 50 states 18sturlington, August 2014ignore
Sanz - A Tourist in US 5sanz57, July 2014ignore
KindleKaper's 50 State Book Challenge 49KindleKapers, July 2014ignore
2014: a new challenge for a Brit! 3starbox, June 2014ignore
Just Joined 4thornton37814, April 2014ignore
AddictedToMorphemes 50 States Challenge 42AddictedToMorphemes, April 2014ignore
Marie Sansone's Slow Tour 51mariesansone, March 2014ignore
Across the USA - Julie 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
W states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
U --- V states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
T states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
South states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
P --- R states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
O states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
North states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
New states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
Ne -- states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
Montana 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
Mi States 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
Ma States 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
K -- L States 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
I States 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
D --F---G--H States 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
C States 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
A states 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
Reaing Across the USA - Julie 5658 1julie5658, February 2014ignore
Nebraska 8amysisson, January 2014ignore
Cheli's Chase from sea to shining sea 25cyderry, January 2014ignore
Marell's All 50 States Challenge 27marell, January 2014ignore
Most Famous Books Set in Every State 3mariesansone, December 2013ignore
Seeing the states from my sofa 9susanaudrey, December 2013ignore
DeltaQueen's Wanderings Through American 87DeltaQueen50, December 2013ignore
Texas books 16amysisson, September 2013ignore
CayenneEllis' Slow Ride from Sea to Sea 1CayenneEllis, August 2013ignore
Missouri books 13lulaa, June 2013ignore
SugarCreekRanch's US Tour 13SugarCreekRanch, June 2013ignore
Ireadthereforeiam allocates a book for each state. 10Ireadthereforeiam, May 2013ignore
GingerbreadMan's American adventure 53GingerbreadMan, April 2013ignore
Arkansas books 11amysisson, March 2013ignore
New Mexico books 14amysisson, March 2013ignore
Hawaii books 15amysisson, March 2013ignore
List of books for every state 4nzurisana, February 2013ignore
Travels with Marty 4usnmm2, February 2013ignore
CBL's US Territories Mini-challenge 13cbl_tn, December 2012ignore
Bjace's 50 states 3Bjace, July 2012ignore
Wyoming books 7clif_hiker, July 2012ignore
Delaware books 4cyderry, June 2012ignore
Lsg tackles all 50 states 4lsg, June 2012ignore
Sue's travels through the States 2SueMSnelling, May 2012ignore
deep220 50 State Challenge 27deep220, May 2012ignore
varielle's road trip 9countrylife, April 2012ignore
Florida books 18GingerbreadMan, March 2012ignore
tuckea -- Lost in America 3countrylife, March 2012ignore
A Fresh Hello to the Fifty Staters 4coppers, March 2012ignore
Reading the States 1bookworm12, January 2012ignore
Chinquapin's American Journey 38countrylife, January 2012ignore
Nevada books 8nevadaannie, January 2012ignore
Annie needs a visa for the USA: The States and the territories. 11AnnieMod, January 2012ignore
Wisconsin books 22alphaorder, January 2012ignore
Grace Jackalope 50 States Fiction/nonfiction Challenge 1gracejackalope, December 2011ignore
Nans returns to the US 96nans, December 2011ignore
Sanz - A Tourist in U.S 12sanz57, December 2011ignore
CBL's American journey 118cbl_tn, November 2011ignore
Virginia books 7eyesb, November 2011ignore
thornton37814's travels across the USA 156thornton37814, October 2011ignore
kcs's travels around the USA 18clif_hiker, October 2011ignore
Pennsylvania books 8thornton37814, October 2011ignore
Karene's 50 State Challenge 7thornton37814, October 2011ignore
Ellen's very slow meander through the 50 states 17EBT1002, October 2011ignore
pbadeer's US Tour 49thornton37814, September 2011ignore
MerryO's state tour 3MerryO, August 2011ignore
Unkletom's rambles through the states 1Unkletom, August 2011ignore
Yxvandoolu's USA reading trip 2Yxvandoolu, August 2011ignore
TwilightBlue's Going Coast to Coast 9TwilightBlue, August 2011ignore
Louisiana books 18clif_hiker, June 2011ignore
New Jersey books 9clif_hiker, June 2011ignore
Minnesota books 8clif_hiker, June 2011ignore
South Dakota books 4clif_hiker, June 2011ignore
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