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Sep 01

Where are You Reading? 2017 wrap-up

The Where are You Reading? Reading Challenge 2017 is hosted by Book Dragon’s Lair and I joined up in late January, even though I said I was done with new challenges. The goal was to read a book that takes place in each letter of the alphabet, with real or fictional locations allowed.

Here’s my book list, and a varied list of places I managed to go! I read them all as a part of my regular reading except Q which I had to get from Interlibrary Loan, as I couldn’t find any Q places on my shelves.

A- (Alcatraz Penitentiary, California) Battle at Alcatraz: A Desperate Attempt to Escape the Rock, Ernest B. Lageson, Jr.
B-(Badlands, South Dakota) Peace Like a River, Leif Enger
C-(Carsley, England) Agatha Raisin & the Love from Hell (Agatha Raisin #11), M.C. Beaton
D-(Darling, Alabama) The Darling Dahlias & the Naked Ladies, by Susan Wittig Albert
E-(Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade) The One and Only Ivan, Katherine Applegate
F-(Fairyland) The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making, Catherynne M. Valente
G-(Ghana) All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes, Maya Angelou
H-(Hillsborough, CA) A Shooting Star, Wallace Stegner
I-(Iowa) Witch Hunt (Ophelia & Abby #4), Shirley Damsgaard
J-(Jotenheim) The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #2), Rick Riordan
K-(Kent, England) A Fearsome Doubt (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #6), Charles Todd
L-(Lochdubh, Scotland) Death of a Greedy Woman (Hamish Macbeth #8), M.C. Beaton
M-(Munich) Journey to Munich (Maisie Dobbs, #12), Jacqueline Winspear
N-(Newbury, England) Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle, Fiona Carnarvon
O-(Osterley, England) Watchers of Time (Ian Rutledge #5), Charles Todd
P-(Pennsylvania) Joey Pigza Loses Control (Joey Pigza #2), Jack Gantos
Q-(Quebec) Alone in an Untamed Land: The Filles Du Roi Diary of Helene St. Onge (Dear Canada), Maxine Trottier
R-(Rhode Island) The Family Greene, Ann Rinaldi
S-(Sitia) Dawn Study (Soulfinders #3), Maria V. Snyder
T-(Texas) A Dilly of a Death (China Bayles #12), Susan Wittig Albert
U-(Utah) Trouble at the Red Pueblo (Spider Latham Mystery #4), Liz Adair
V-(Virginia) America’s First Daughter, Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie
W-(Washington, D.C.) Loving Eleanor, Susan Wittig Albert
X-(Xibalba-although this physically takes place in Mexico, the entire novel is laid out as a metaphorical journey she takes through the Mayan underworld) The Xibalba Murders (Lara McClintoch Archeological Mystery #1), Lyn Hamilton
Y-(Yugoslavia) People of the Book, Geraldine March
Z-(Zimbabwe) King Solomon’s Mines, H. Rider Haggard

 

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