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Andrew’s Century of Reading Challenge 2019

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1Andrew-theQM
Edited: Today, 7:39pm Top

Andrew’s 2019 Annual Challenge
Reading a book written every year of the past 100 years, here goes!

Achieved so far : 75/100

2Andrew-theQM
Edited: Nov 3, 7:55pm Top

1920s

1923 : The Inimitable Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
1924 : Poirot Investigates by Agatha Christie
1925 : The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
1926 : Winnie-The-Pooh by A A Milne
1928 : The White Cottage Mystery by Margery Allingham
1929 : The Roman Hat Mystery by Ellery Queen

3Andrew-theQM
Edited: Today, 7:28pm Top

1930s

1930 : The Door by Mary Roberts Rinehart
1931 : Pietr the Latvian by Georges Simenon
1932 : The Thirteen Problems by Agatha Christie
1934 : Mary Poppins by P L Travers
1935 : Mary Poppins Comes Back by P L Travers
1938 : Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
1939 : Overture to Death by Ngaio Marsh

4Andrew-theQM
Edited: Nov 5, 2:45pm Top

1940s

1940 : Farewell My Lovely by Raymond Chandler
1942 : Penhallow by Georgette Heyer
1946 : Miss Pym Disposes by Josephine Tey

5Andrew-theQM
Edited: Aug 3, 11:10am Top

1950s

1951 : Foundation by Isaac Asimov
1952 : Foundation and Empire by Isaac Asimov
1953 : Demelza by Winston Graham
1954 : The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov
1956 : The Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov
1959 : Endurance : Shackleton’s Incredible Journey by Alfred Lansing

6Andrew-theQM
Edited: Yesterday, 7:47am Top

1960s

1962 : Cover Her Face by P D James
1963 : The Year of the Tiger by Jack Higgins
1964 : Wrath of the Lion by Jack Higgins
1965 : Frederica by Georgette Heyer
1966 : The Violent Enemy by Jack Higgins
1969 : A Fine Night For Dying by Jack Higgins

7Andrew-theQM
Edited: Nov 9, 5:21pm Top

🎯 1970s

1970 : A Clubbable Woman by Reginald Hill
1971 : An Advancement of Learning by Reginald Hill
1972 : The Savage Day by Jack Higgins
1973 : Ruling Passion by Reginald Hill
1974 : The Murders of Richard III by Elizabeth Peters
1975 : An April Shroud by Reginald Gill
1976 : The Valhalla Exchange by Jack Higgins
1977 : A Morbid Taste For Bones by Ellis Peters
1978 : SS-GB by Len Deighton
1979 : Service of All The Dead by Colin Dexter

8Andrew-theQM
Edited: Oct 30, 11:59am Top

1980s

1981 : The Curse of the Pharoahs by Elizabeth Peters
1982 : The Virgin in the Ice by Ellis Peters
1984 : Dead Man’s Ransom by Ellis Peters
1985 : Echoes by Maeve Binchy
1987 : Firefly Summer by Maeve Binchy
1988 : Silver Wedding by Maeve Binchy
1989 : A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George

9Andrew-theQM
Edited: Oct 26, 8:47am Top

🎯 1990s

1990 : Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy
1991 : The Nine Giants by Edward Marston
1992 : The Copper Beech by Maeve Binchy
1993 : A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett
1994 : Absolution by Murder by Peter Tremayne
1995 : A Place Called Freedom by Ken Follett
1996 : Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
1997 : Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J K Rowling
1998 : Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J K Rowling
1999 : Murder on Astor Place by Victoria Thompson

10Andrew-theQM
Edited: Aug 10, 6:03pm Top

🎯 2000s

2000 : Murder on St Mark’s Place by Victoria Thompson
2001 : The Treatment by Mo Hayder
2002 : Hornet Flight by Ken Follett
2003 : Frost Fair by Edward Marston
2004 : The Song of Susannah by Stephen King
2005 : Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J K Rowling
2006 : The Rebels of Ireland by Edward Rutherfurd
2007 : Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J K Rowling
2008 : Death of a Gentle Lady by M C Beaton
2009 : Death of a Witch by M C Beaton

11Andrew-theQM
Edited: Mar 19, 8:48pm Top

🎯 2010s

2010 : Yellow Crocus by Laila Ibrahim
2011 : The Reckoning by Jane Casey
2012 : The Cold Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty
2013 : Treasure Hunt by Andrea Camilleri
2014 : Angelica’s Smile by Andrea Camilleri
2015 : I Am Death by Chris Carter
2016 : The Asset by Mark Dawson
2017 : The Restless Dead by Simon Beckett
2018 : Now You See Her by Heidi Perks
2019 : The Infirmary by L J Ross

12Andrew-theQM
Mar 5, 5:12pm Top

22/100 at 5/3.

13Sergeirocks
Mar 5, 7:11pm Top

>12 Andrew-theQM: 👍

I'm at 20 - could be 24 if I wasn't duplicating years, tut! :)

14Andrew-theQM
Edited: Mar 16, 5:23am Top

24/100 at 12/3 - only 2 more in a week!
>13 Sergeirocks: Duplicating years is a killer!

15Sergeirocks
Mar 16, 4:41pm Top

>14 Andrew-theQM: Two a week is good - that would get you the hundred within the year, :)

16Andrew-theQM
Mar 19, 8:52pm Top

27/100 at 18/3/19 - 3 more this week.

>15 Sergeirocks: Thanks 😊👍

17Andrew-theQM
Apr 23, 8:05am Top

1956 The Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov
1994 Absolution by Murder by Peter Tremayne

18Andrew-theQM
Apr 23, 8:08am Top

30/100 at 23/4/19

19Andrew-theQM
May 10, 7:31pm Top

32/100 as at 29/4/19

20Andrew-theQM
May 10, 7:49pm Top

36/100 as at 6/5/19

21Andrew-theQM
Jun 2, 12:16pm Top

41/100 as at 1/6. A bit off schedule!

22Andrew-theQM
Jun 15, 1:47pm Top

42/100 as of 15/6.

23Andrew-theQM
Aug 3, 11:12am Top

47/100 as of 3/8

24Andrew-theQM
Edited: Aug 10, 6:06pm Top

49/100 as of 10/8

25Andrew-theQM
Aug 29, 11:32am Top

54/100 as of 29/8

26Andrew-theQM
Edited: Oct 31, 5:06pm Top

64/100 as of 31/10

27threadnsong
Nov 2, 8:46pm Top

Wow! Congratulations, Andrew! You'll make it yet.

28Andrew-theQM
Nov 2, 9:46pm Top

>27 threadnsong: Not focused on this enough this year but will be my main focus over the next two months. Would love to complete by Christmas but that would mean 4 books a week!

29Andrew-theQM
Nov 8, 7:07pm Top

72/100 as of 8/11

30Andrew-theQM
Nov 9, 5:22pm Top

Finished the 1970s, the fourth decade i’ve finished. Now at 73 books. 27 more books to get to by the end of the year. 😳

31Carol420
Yesterday, 7:24am Top

>30 Andrew-theQM:



Congratulations on making it through the 1970's!!!!

32Andrew-theQM
Yesterday, 7:48am Top

> Thanks 😊 Now put my flares away! Now up to 74 and just started my 75. From a slow start determined to try and finish by the end of the year.

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