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 Post subject: The Book a Week Challenge 2019
PostPosted: 01 Jan 2019, 14:20 
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Here we go again, folks :D .

Happy new year, and welcome to the CBB Book a Week Challenge for 2019!

The rules are the same as always, and the challenge is to read at least one book for every week during the year. I'm not sure how many people actually "do" the challenge and how many of us just like to have a place for recording which books we've read during the year, but whatever :lol: .

If you're new to the challenge, the rules are as follows:

1. Re-reads not included
2. At total of 52 books to be read by the end of the year. This equates to roughly one a week, although obviously some books take longer to read than others
3. All books are allowed, as are transcripts of something you would otherwise have read in book form. Textbooks etc count, as long as you've read the whole thing!
4. This is a personal challenge and not competitive

Everyone taking part in the challenge should create their own personal challenge post on this thread. Use that post for the rest for the year when you finish each book. Please edit your post as follows:

1/52 Book One-Author
2/52 Book Two-Author
and so on right up to 52 (and beyond if the mood takes you!)

If you would like to contribute more information, please feel free to post reviews in another thread within the Recommendations forum. This thread should only be used to update your own post with your book count, though, please .

If you just fancy using this thread to record the books you've read through the year, rather than aiming for 52, and or to use different colours for different genres, then please feel free to do so.

The first person to finish a book in 2019 may have the pleasure of starting their list first!

Happy reading, all.

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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2019
PostPosted: 01 Jan 2019, 20:10 
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January

1/52 The Guest Cat - Takashi Hiraide
2/52 The Corset - Laura Purcell
3/52 The Paris Secret - Lily Graham
4/52 The School By The Sea - Angela Brazil
5/52 The New Girl at St Chad's - Angela Brazil
6/52 Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
7/52 Seraphina - Mary K Harris
8/52 Triple Crown - Felix Francis
9/52 Dying In The Wool - Frances Brody
10/52 A Medal for Murder - Frances Brody
11/52 Murder In The Afternoon - Frances Brody
12/52 Things We Couldn't Say (Dutch Resistance) - Diet Eman

February

13/52 Kingdom Of The Blind- Louise Penny
14/52 The Trumpeter Swan - Temple Bailey
15/52 Wallflowers - Temple Bailey
16/52 The Sixth Lamentation (Brother Anselm) William Broderick
17/52 The Jolliest School of All - Angela Brazil
18/52 A Woman Unknown - Frances Brody
19/52 Terms and Conditions - Ysenda Maxtone Graham
20/52 Pulse - Felix Francis
21/52 Judy - Temple Bailey
22/52 Murder On A Summer's Day - Frances Brody
23/52 Death of An Avid Reader - Frances Brody
23/52 A Death In The Dales - Frances Brody
24/52 Unnatural Habits (Phryne Fisher) - Kerry Greenwood
25/52 Becoming - Michelle Obama

March

26/52 Murder On Christmas Eve - short stories by Ellis Peters, Val McDermid, Ian Rankin, GK Chesterton et al.
27/52 The Son-in-Law - Charity Norman
28/52 The Songbird - Marcia Willett
29/52 The Travelling Cat Chronicles - Hiro Harikawa
30/52 Death At The Seaside - Frances Brody
31/52 Gardens Of The Dead (Brother Anselm) William Brodrick
32/52 A Whispered Name (Brother Anselm) William Brodrick
33/52 A Train In Winter (Female Resistance in France + their captivity in Auschwitz) - Caroline Moorehead

April

34/52 Bloodmoon (Sister Fidelma) - Peter Tremayne
35/52 Earthly Remains - Donna Leon
36/52 The Jerusalem Chronicles - Bodie Thoene
37/52 Walking Shadows - Faye Kellerman
38/52 The Discourtesy of Death (Brother Anselm)- William Brodrick
39/52 The Boys In The Boat (re US rowing crew who won Olympic gold in 1936 Berlin Games) - Daniel James Brown.
40/52 The Day Of The Lie (Brother Anselm) - William Brodrick
41/52 The Clockwork Sparrow - Katherine Woodfine
42/52 Pastel Orphans - Gemma Liviero
43/52 Chudleigh Hold - Elinor Brent-Dyer
44/52 Flight to Arras - Saint-Exupery (re-read)

May

45/52 The Pursuing God - Joshua Ryan Butler
46/52 Missing Isaac - Valerie Fraser Luesse
47/52 The Essex Serpent - Sarah Perry
48/52 The Jane Austen Treasury - Janet Todd
49/52 North to The Orient - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
50/52 Heads You Win - Jeffrey Archer
51/52 The Blue Castle - L M Montgomery
52/52 Jane of Lantern Hill - L M Montgomery
53/52 The Ghost Tree - Barbara Erskine

June

55/52 Foley: The Spy Who Saved 10,000 Jews - Michael Smith
56/52 The Forgotten Village - Lorna Cooke
57/52 The English Girl - Margaret Leroy
58/52 According To Luke (Bryn Awbrey) - Rosanne Dingli
59/52 Be Not Afraid - Jean Vanier
60/52 The Missing - Jane Casey
61/52 The Secret Orphans - Glynis Peters
62/52 House of Gold - Natasha Solomons
63/52 The Frozen Sea (Bryn Awbrey)- Rosanne Dingli
64/52 The Hidden Auditorium (Bryn Awbrey)- Rosanne Dingli



* non-fiction

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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2019
PostPosted: 02 Jan 2019, 10:30 
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Last year was my best year yet! Here we go again! :-)

1/52 - Christmas at Tiffany's - Karen Swan
2/52 - Christmas Before the Magic - W. J. May
3/52 - Rae of Hope - W. J. May
4/52 - Dark Nebula - W. J. May
5/52 - House of Cards - W. J. May
6/52 - Royal Tea - W. J. May
7/52 - Under Fire - W. J. May
8/52 - End in Sight - W. J. May
9/52 – Stage Kiss – M.F. Lorson
10/52 – A Store at War - Joanna Toye
11/52 – The Woman Who Kept Everything – Jane Gilley
12/52 – The Hidden Women – Kerry Barrett
13/52 – The Last Policeman – Ben H. Winters
14/52 – A Woman of War – Mandy Robotham
15/52 – A Thrilling Term at Janeways - EBD
16/52 – Hotel Gondola – Nicky Pellegrino
17/52 - This Summer at the Lake - Daphne James Huff
18/52 - Downfall: A Brady Novel of Suspense - J. A. Jance
19/52 - Caroline the Second - EBD
20/52 - The Traitor and the Thief - Gareth Ward
21/52 – The Advocate’s Illusion – Teresa Burrell
22/52 – A Country Escape – Katie Fforde
23/52 – A Flair for Beignets – Deborah Garner
24/52 – Anatomy of a Scandal - Sarah Vaughan
25/52 – Off Center – M.F. Lorson
26/52 – Rebound Boyfriend – Daphne James Huff
27/52 – The Skylarks’ War – Hilary McKay
28/52 – The Lost Girls of Paris – Pam Jenoff
29/52 – The Forgotten Secret – Kathleen McGurl
30/52 – Kate Morton – The Clockmaker’s Daughter
31/52 – Nancy Drew Diaries – Famous Mistakes – Carolyn Keene
32/52 – The Messenger Bird – Ruth Eastham
33/52 – The Durrells of Corfu – Michael Haag
34/52 – The Newcomer – Fern Britton
35/52 – A Grosvenor Square Christmas – Multiple authors
36/52 – Silent Night – Danielle Steel
37/52 – The Feud of the Fifth Remove – EBD
38/52 – Candy Nevill – Clare Mallory
39/52 - The Outcasts of Time - Ian Mortimer



Re-reads:
1/52 – Anne of the Island – L.M. Montgomery
2/52 – The Eye of the Needle – Ken Follet
3/52 – Bahama Crisis – Desmond Bagley
4/52 – Two Form Captains – EJO
5/52 – The Captain of the Fifth – EJO
6/52 – Troubles of Tazy - EJO


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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2019
PostPosted: 02 Jan 2019, 12:20 
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1/52 Queen Victoria: Daughter, Wife, Mother By Lucy Worsley
2/52 The CS Annexe By Adrianne Fitzpatrick
3/52 The Queen Of Air And Darkness By Cassandra Clare
4/52 Alice By Christina Henry
5/52 A Practical Guide To Irish Spirituality By Lora O'Brien
6/52 The CS And Cornelia By Katherine Bruce
7/52 The Lady Anne Bolyen book 3 By G.Lawrence
8/52 The Lady Of The English By Elizabeth Chadwick
9/52 Anna Of Cleeves By Alison Weir
10/52 The King's Witch By Tracey Bornman
11/52 Hereward (Hereward 1) By James Wilde
12/52 The Lady Anne Bolyen book 2 By G Lawrence


Re Reads
1) Outlander By Diana Gabaldon

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 Post subject: The Book A week challenge 2019
PostPosted: 03 Jan 2019, 03:50 
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I did pretty well last year - let's hope I can keep it up in 2019.

1/52 Magic Flutes - Eva Ibbotson
2/52 The Clockmaker's Daughter - Kate Morton
3/52 The Last Telegram - LIz Trenow
4/52 The Last Secret of the Deverills - Santa Montefiore
5/52 Drawing Lessons - Patricia Sands
6/52 The Bridge Club - Patricia Sands
7/52 A Company of Swans - Eva Ibbotson
8/52 The Morning Gift - Eva Ibbotson
9/52 The Winters - Lisa Gabriele
10/52 The Dragonfly Pool - Eva Ibbotson
11/52 Jean Erskine's Secret - D. E. Stevenson
12/52 The Runaway Children - Sandy Taylor
13/52 The Librarian - Sally Vickers
14/52 Sarah Morris Remembers - D. E. Stevenson
15/52 Sarah's Cottage - D. E. Stevenson
16/52 The Foyles Bookshop Girls - Elaine Roberts
17/52 The Foyles Bookshop Girls at War - Elaine Roberts
18/52 The Good Sister - Maggie Christensen
19/52 Isobel's Promise - Maggie Christensen
20/52 A Vineyard Christmas - Jean Stone
21/52 Silver Street - Ann Stafford
22/52 The Tea Planter's Daughter - Janet McLeod Trotter
23/52 The Tea Planter's Bride - Janet McLeod Trotter
24/52 The Girl in the Tea Garden - Janet McLeod Trotter
25/52 Secrets of the Tea Garden - Janet McLeod Trotter
26/52 All the Things we Lost - Liz Trenow
27/52 The Chalet School and Cornelia - Katherine Bruce
28/52 The Lost Soldiers - Liz Trenow
29/52 Amberwell - D. E. Stevenson
30/52 Summerhills - D. E. Stevenson
31/52 The Beekeeper's Promise - Fiona Valpy
32/52 The French for Always - Fiona Valpy
33/52 The French for Love - Fiona Valpy
34/52 The French for Christmas - Fiona Valpy
35/52 The Violinist of Venice - Alyssa Palombo
36/52 Sea of Memories - Fiona Valpy
37/52 The Confectioner's Tale - Laura Madeleine
38/52 Confetti at the Cornish Cafe - Phillipa Ashley
39/52 Bloodmoon - Peter Tremayne
40/52 The Lost Girls of Paris - Pam Jenoff
41/52 Summer at the Cornish Cafe - Phillipa Ashley
42/52 The Temptation of Gracie - Santa Montefiore
43/52 Christmas at the Cornish Cafe - Phillipa Ashley
44/52 A Vicarage Christmas - Kate Hewitt


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PostPosted: 03 Jan 2019, 10:18 
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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2019
PostPosted: 03 Jan 2019, 12:50 
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Might as well start the year with good intentions.....


1/52 - The Fur Person - May Sarton
* 2/52 - Racing through the Dark - David Millar
3/52 - The Chalet School and the Island - EBD
4/52 - Lavender Laughs at the CS - EBD
5/52 - Joey Goes to the Oberland - EBD
6/52 - Chernobyl - Serhii Plokhy
7/52 - When the trees say nothing - Thomas Merton
8/52 - Wind, Sand and Stars - Antoine de St. Exupery
9/52 - Between the Acts: Community Mental Health Services 1959 - 1983 - FM Martin
10/52 - Farewell to the East End - Jennifer Worth

11/52 - Songs of Innocence and Experience - William Blake
12/52 - Eleven Kinds of Loneliness - Richard Yates


Do drabbles count? Am working my way through the CBB archives and have read many......



* Non fiction
Poetry


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I can't even keep up with one thread but there actually seem to be two of them....

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PostPosted: 03 Jan 2019, 19:35 
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cestina wrote:
I can't even keep up with one thread but there actually seem to be two of them....


Sorry, Cestina, that was my fault - I made an error when trying to start up my list last night and it ended up as a new thread, which I didn't intend. :roll: Thank you to whoever has moved it into the master thread.

ETA - Sealpuppy, I agree wholeheartedly with your comment.


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PostPosted: 04 Jan 2019, 02:18 
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This year, I am intending to concentrate on re-reading and shall be aiming to read no more than 104 new books. I shall be listing my new reads only.

Non-fiction GN = graphic Novel K=Kindle

January
1: The Dark Is Rising - Susan Cooper
2: Life of Samuel Johnson vol.1 - James Boswell
3: Arlott, Swanton and the Soul of English Cricket - Fay and Kynaston

4: Greenwitch - Susan Cooper
5: The Little Princess of Tower Hill - LT Meade
6: Whatever - Michel Houellebecq
7: Atomised - Michel Houellebecq
8: Diana Takes A Chance - Catherine Christian
9: My Friend Mr Leakey - JBS Haldane

February
10: The Guide Adventurers - Margaret Middleton
11: Too Marvellous for Words - Julie Welch
12: Ink and Bone - Rachel Caine
13: Alison In A Fix - Winifred Darch
14: Platform - Michel Houellebecq
15: The Clockwork Sparrow - Katherine Woodfine
16: Lies Sleeping - Ben Aaronovitch
17: An Academic Question - Barbara Pym
18: Elizabeth and Timothy - HC Cradock
19: The Long Recessional - David Gilmour

March
20: The Fabled Coast - Kingshill and Westwood
21: The Road to Little Dribbling - Bill Bryson
22: Waterways - Jasper Winn
23: Rise Up. Women - Diane Atkins

24: The Possibility of an Island - Michel Houellebecq
25: The Best of Times, The Worst of Times - Michael Burleigh
26: The Friendly Young Ladies - Mary Renault
27: Ranger Rose - Ethel Talbot
28: Slipstream - Elizabeth Jane Howard
29: The Brontes Went to Woolworths - Rachel Ferguson
30: Troubled Waters - Margaret Cornish

April
31: The Grey King - Susan Cooper
32: STTNGSA: Mystery of the Missing Crew - Michael John Friedman
33: No Fear or Favour - Henry Cecil
34: Sally At School - Ethel Talbot
35: Star Trek: The Human Factor - Barrett and Barrett
36: Hitler's British Isles - Duncan Barrett


May
37: Jeeves and the King of Clubs - Ben Schott
38: The Gendered Brain - Gina Rippon
39: The Thursday Kidnapping - Antonia Forest
40: 21st-Century Yokel - Tom Cox
41: Other Minds - Peter Godfrey-Smith
42: ST: Where No One Has Gone Before - JM Dillard

43: Young Entry - Molly Keane

[because of the Board being down for 4 weeks. I have terminated keeping a record here]


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1 - A Fortunate Term by Angela Brazil
2 - The Storm Sister by Lucinda Riley
3 - The Shadow Sister by Lucinda Riley
4 - The Pearl Sister by Lucinda Riley
5 - Spanish Lavender by Joan Fallon
6 - Fateless by Imre Kertesz
7 - Castles Burning by Magda Denes
8 - Coronation Street: The War Years by Daran Little and Christine Green

9 - I Kiss Your Hands Many Times by Marianne Szegedy-Maszak
10 - Budapest 1900 by John Lukacs
11 - The Silver Crest by Kornei Chukovsky
12 - The Moon Sister by Lucinda Riley
13 - Lonely Planet Pocket Budapest
14 - Berlitz guide to Budapest
15 - Snowfall by K M Peyton
16 - An Exclusive Love by Johanna Adorjan
16b - The Chalet School and Jo by Elinor M Brent-Dyer (re-read)
17 - Journey by Moonlight by Antal Szerb
18 - Two Prisoners by Lajos Zilahy

19 - Marjorie Dean, High School Freshman by Pauline Lester
20 - Embers by Sandor Marai
20b - Peace Comes to the Chalet School by Katherine Bruce (re-read)
21 - The Bridge at Andau by James A Michener
22 - Bookworm by Lucy Mangan
23 - The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
24 - A Concise History of Hungary by Miklos Molnar
25 - A Price to Pay by Alex Capus
26 - Central Europe by Lonnie R Johnson
27 - The Chalet School and Cornelia by Katherine Bruce
28 - Second Serve by Renee Richards with John Ames
29 - When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr
30 - Bombs on Aunt Dainty by Judith Kerr

31 - A Small Person Far Away by Judith Kerr
32 - Budapest: A History of Grandeur and Catastrophe by Joe Hajdu
33 - The Familiars by Stacey Halls
34 - The Beckoning Silence by Joe Simpson
35 - The Youngest Sister: A Tale of Manitoba by Bessie Marchant
36 - My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira
37 - No Ballet Shoes in Syria by Catherine Bruton
38 - Wherever There Is Light by Peter Golden

39 - A Space to Be Herself: Locating Girlhood in Children's Literature by Louise Helene Johnson
40 - The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent
41 - New Term at Malory Towers by Enid Blyton
42 - The Bastard by John Jakes
42b - Exploits of the Chalet Girls by Elinor M Brent-Dyer (re-read)
43 - Slow Train to Switzerland by Diccon Bowes
44 - Swiss Watching by Diccon Bewes
45 - Berlitz Switzerland Pocket Guide
46 - Lonely Planet Guide to Switzerland
47 - A Concise History of Switzerland by Clive H Church and Randolph C Head
48 - The Stronghold by Albrecht Behmel

49 - Small World by Martin Suter
50 - The Life of Zamenhof by Aleksander Korzhenkov, translated by Ian M Richmond, edited by Humphrey Tonkin
51 - Beyond the Pale by Elana Dykewomon
52 - The Gilded Chalet by Padraig Rooney
53 - The Swiss Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
54 - Our Own Country by Jodi Daynard
55 - The Wool-Pack by Cynthia Harnett

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+ non-fiction

1/52 The Alps - Stephen O'Shea
2/52 Footsteps in the Dark - Georgette Heyer
3/52 The Convalescent Corpse - Nicola Slade
4/52 Glass Houses - Louise Penny
5/52 A Fortunate Term - Angela Brazil
6/52 The Head Girl at the Gables - Angela Brazil
7/52 The Jolliest Term on Record - Angela Brazil
8/52 The Girls of St Bede's - Geraldine Mockler
9/52 Smouldering Fire - D E Stevenson
10/52 Etherdreda the Ready - Mrs G de H Vaizey
11/52 The Bells at Old Bailey - Dorothy Bowers
12/52 Tension - E M Delafield
13/52 Strangeways to Oldham - Andrea Frazer
14/52 Balancing on Blue - Keith Foskett
15/52 The Living Mountain - Nan Shepherd

16/52 The Twins at School - Evelyn Smith
17/52 Raw Spirit - Iain Banks
17/52 Thinking on my Feet - Kate Humble

18/52 The Chalet School and Cornelia - Katherine Bruce
19/52 Fear for Miss Betony - Dorothy Bowers
20/52 The Librarian - Salley Vickers
21/52 Since Records Began - Paul Simon
21/52 Ruth at Rooksby - Brenda Page
22/52 Return to St Margarets - Helen Humphries
23/52 The Western Wind - Samantha Harvey
24/52 Joan Tudor's Triumph - E L Haverfield
25/52 - A Hobbit, A Wardrobe and A Great War - Joseph Laconte
25/52 Reconciliation - Muthuraj Swamy
26/52 Divided - Tim Marshall
27/52 The Hungry Empire - Lizzie Collingham
28/52 I May be Some Time - Francis Spufford

29/52 The Clockmaker's Daughter - Kate Morton
30/52 Murder by Matchlight - E Lorac
31/52 A Cotswold Murder - Roy Lewis
32/52 Murder Isn’t Cricket - Radford, E & MA
33/52 Judith - Noel Streatfeild
34/52 Twice Dead - E M Channon
35/52 A (Very) Public School Murder - Simon Parke
36/52 Our 52 Day Retirement Adventure - Dick Handscombe
36/52 Mountain Lust: The Allure of Mont Blanc - Jon Miller
37/52 The Final Curtsey - Margaret Rhodes



Re-reads
R1 The New Prefect - Dorothea Moore
R2 The Wrenford Tradition - Dorothea Moore
R3 Christine of the Fourth - W E Eastways
R4 Beauty for Ashes - Margaret Neill


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I know it's not a competition, but how do many of you read so many books? :) curious!

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emma t wrote:
I know it's not a competition, but how do many of you read so many books? :) curious!


Basically, I don't have anything else to do. All the time people spend on working, interacting with their families and socialising, I spend reading.


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1/52 They Called Her Patience - Lorna Hill
2/52 Letters to the Lost - Iona Grey
3/52 Moon Over Soho - Ben Aaronovitch
4/52 The Wife - Meg Wolitzer
5/52 The Princess Bride - William Goldman
6/52 The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August - Claire North

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1. Unmasked - Andrew Lloyd Webber
2. Oh What a Circus - Tim Rice
3. Watching You - Lisa Jewell
4. Poirot and Me - David Suchet
5.Tell Me a Secret - Jane Fallon
6. Love, Iris - Elizabeth Noble
7. Murder at Archly Manor - Sara Rosett
8. Agatha Raison and the Witches' Tree - M. C. Beaton
9. The Life and Loves of a He Devil - Graham Norton
10. The Friendship Test - Elizabeth Noble
11. Hyde Park Heist (Piccadilly Ladies Club Book 1) - Bettie Jane


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1. Ghost Wall - Sarah Moss
2. The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skloot (n-f)
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1/52 The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson
2/52 The Chalet School Annexe - Adrianne Fitzpatrick
3/52 Meg: Nightstalkers - Steve Alten
4/52 Good Omens - Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
5/52 The Prophecy - Erin Rhew
6/52 Queen of This Realm - Jean Plaidy
7/52 Who Do You Love - Jennifer Weiner
8/52 Jane Eyre's Daughter - Elizabeth Newark
9/52 The Mistresses of Cliveden - Natalie Livingstone
10/52 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
11/52 One Child - Mei Fong
12/52 The Chalet School and Cornelia - Katherine Bruce
13/52 We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
14/52 The Long War - Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
15/52 Stillhouse Lake - Rachel Caine
16/52 Circe - Madeline Miller
17/52 And the Rest is History - Marlene Wagman-Geller
18/52 The Thistle and the Rose - Jean Plaidy
19/52 A Head Girl's Difficulties - EBD
20/52 The Post-Birthday World - Lionel Shriver
21/52 Bright We Burn - Kiersten White
22/52 Killman Creek - Rachel Caine

(Green means nonfiction)

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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2019
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1/52 The Grenville Garrison- Gwendoline Courtney
2/52 Bookworm- Lucy Mangan
3/52 They Both Die at the End- Adam Silvera
4/52 Murder by Matchlight- E. C. R. Lorac
5/52 The Division Bell Mystery--Ellen Wilkinson

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