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SharronA's 75 for 2018

75 Books Challenge for 2018

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Edited: Feb 1, 8:57am Top


This is my nth year (too lazy to look it up at the moment) with this challenge. Its main benefit to me is that it lets me look back over what interested me at various times in the past. When I see a month with lots of books listed, I know I was going through a tough time in "real life" and needed escape.

Besides the nonfiction that I enjoy, I tend to read series fiction. I'm much more interested in the continuing characters than in the immediate plot (though the plots have to be good to keep me coming back for more). It humbles me that an author spends a year or more perfecting the next story in a series, while I wait impatiently. Then I devour it in a day or two and immediately return to "impatient" mode.

This year, my resolution is to figure out how to do more than simply list my books here. Look at others' lists? Start conversations? Read the wiki? Wow. I've probably been missing a lot.

1. Caliente Quilts: Create Breathtaking Quilts Using Bold Colored Fabrics by Priscilla Bianchi
2. The Falls by Ian Rankin, 13th Inspector John Rebus story
3. Fleshmarket Alley by Ian Rankin, 16th Inspector John Rebus story
4. The Black Book by by Ian Rankin, 6th Inspector John Rebus story
5. A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin, 2nd book in the Song of Fire and Ice series
6. Change Your Brain, Change Your Life by Daniel Amen, M.D., narrated by the author
7. American Gods by Neil Gaiman (can’t believe I wasted all those hours reading this!)
8. Havana Twist by Lia Matera, read by Anna Fields, 7th in the Willa Jansen series

Jan 5, 9:09pm Top

Welcome back for your 6th year! I'd love to see you over on my thread or on others. There's also some group reads and challenges going on that you can see on the group wiki. Have fun with it!

Jan 8, 11:22am Top

Happy 2018 reading!

Jan 8, 1:25pm Top

Happy New Year
Happy New Group here
This place is full of friends
I hope it never ends
It brew of erudition and good cheer.

Edited: Mar 7, 11:32pm Top


9. Youth by Isaac Asimov — I wonder if we are, at this moment, nearing the end of the “Beforethewars Society”?
10. The Seduction of Water by Carol Goodman
11. Glass Houses by Louise Penny, 13th Three Pines novel
12. The Obsidian Chamber by Lincoln Child and Douglas Preston, 16th Pendergast novel
13. Find Her by Lisa Gardner, 2016 addition to the D. D. Warren series

Edited: Mar 11, 11:08pm Top


14. Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger, 1st in his Cork O’Connor series
15. Secrets from the Eating Lab by Traci Mann, Ph.D.
16. The Leopard by Jo Nesbo, in the Harry Hole series, unabridged audio narrated by Robin Sacks
17. A Judgment of Whispers by Sallie Bissell, 7th Mary Crow novel
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