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Literary Travelogue of the United States Challenge

Type: Preset list created by sturlington

Description: For this challenge, I've combined selections from three different literary maps of the U.S. The goal is to read at least one book per state. Note: Some books were duplicated across maps and some particularly literary states (such as California) had more than one selection. If you read a book, please note which state it represents.

Inspiration: https://www.cellardoorbookstore.com/literary-travelogue-challenge

Members: 4 participating members (show all)

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60,047 members, 1,191 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

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sturlington (1): Alabama

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32,248 members, 447 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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sturlington (21): Missouri

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16,730 members, 347 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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sturlington (22): Colorado

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15,128 members, 348 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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sturlington (24): Kansas

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13,966 members, 244 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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sturlington (2): Florida

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27,700 members, 745 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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sturlington (3): Wisconsin

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21,913 members, 388 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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sturlington (4): Massachusetts

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18,190 members, 374 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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sturlington (23): Kansas

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14,367 members, 505 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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sturlington (25): Oklahoma

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14,034 members, 390 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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sturlington (5): Vermont

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13,783 members, 372 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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sturlington (6): Alaska

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11,857 members, 153 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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sturlington (26): Nevada

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10,753 members, 244 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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merrystar (7): Nebraska

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10,637 members, 227 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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sturlington (7): Maine

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7,795 members, 162 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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sturlington (32): Connecticut

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7,496 members, 143 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

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sturlington (27): Louisiana

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5,192 members, 111 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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sturlington (8): Iowa

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4,952 members, 159 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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sturlington (9): Idaho

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4,738 members, 98 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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hipdeep (1): Ohio

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4,403 members, 152 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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sturlington (10): Colorado

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4,255 members, 55 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

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sturlington (28): Maryland

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26,649 members, 370 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

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sturlington (11): Oklahoma

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18,492 members, 379 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

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merrystar (1): Georgia

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17,360 members, 382 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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hipdeep (2): Louisiana

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16,239 members, 711 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

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10,665 members, 305 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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sturlington (29): Minnesota

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8,687 members, 718 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

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8,346 members, 189 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

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sturlington (30): Texas

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8,264 members, 209 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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sturlington (31): Arizona

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7,659 members, 162 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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7,396 members, 518 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

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sturlington (12): Maine

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6,869 members, 155 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

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sturlington (13): Pennsylvania

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6,703 members, 48 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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sturlington (0): South Dakota

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6,463 members, 63 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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sturlington (34): New Hampshire

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6,244 members, 56 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

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sturlington (0): South Dakota

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6,138 members, 180 reviews
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

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sturlington (14): Texas

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5,748 members, 221 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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5,270 members, 95 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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5,049 members, 105 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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5,002 members, 137 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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sturlington (15): Oregon

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4,368 members, 100 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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sturlington (16): South Carolina

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3,649 members, 51 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

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sturlington (35): Maryland

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3,100 members, 54 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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sturlington (36): North Dakota

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2,672 members, 43 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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sturlington (17): New Mexico

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2,607 members, 35 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

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sturlington (37): Rhode Island

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2,393 members, 44 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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1,610 members, 40 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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1,140 members, 152 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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sturlington (18): Kansas

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761 members, 26 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

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sturlington (19): New Jersey

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472 members, 7 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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sturlington (20): North Carolina

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17,082 members, 308 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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sturlington (0): Ohio

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15,442 members, 285 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
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13,432 members, 167 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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sturlington (0): Mississippi

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10,482 members, 165 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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9,576 members, 160 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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8,761 members, 328 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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sturlington (0): Iowa; DNF

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7,579 members, 347 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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7,429 members, 104 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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sturlington (33): New York

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5,773 members, 508 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
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5,765 members, 106 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
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5,753 members, 135 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
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4,956 members, 101 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
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4,834 members, 91 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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sturlington (0): South Carolina

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4,806 members, 62 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
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4,554 members, 167 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
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4,033 members, 241 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
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3,695 members, 209 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
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3,571 members, 54 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

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hipdeep (3): Pennsylvania

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3,341 members, 218 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
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2,932 members, 64 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
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2,855 members, 153 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
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2,581 members, 39 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
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2,503 members, 408 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)
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2,487 members, 51 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
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2,332 members, 170 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
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2,176 members, 27 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
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2,007 members, 36 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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1,608 members, 38 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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sturlington (0): Minnesota

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1,269 members, 38 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)
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1,172 members, 83 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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1,102 members, 12 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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sturlington (0): Washington

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1,094 members, 30 reviews
4.47 stars (4.47 stars)
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1,077 members, 79 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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899 members, 59 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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893 members, 57 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
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841 members, 29 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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838 members, 16 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)
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629 members, 32 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
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628 members, 44 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
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595 members, 8 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
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527 members, 6 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
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414 members, 7 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
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352 members, 6 reviews
3.31 stars (3.31 stars)

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sturlington (0): Florida

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304 members, 9 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)
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210 members, 11 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)
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204 members, 5 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
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190 members, 7 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
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160 members, 2 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
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129 members, 2 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)
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About this list

Started by: sturlington (June 2017)

Type: Unnumbered

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