Reading Challenge 2019


  • Read 100 books (GoodReads Challenge)
  • Read 40000 pages
  • Finish the series that are “active” on January 1st (see below)
  • Have fun


  • Books read: 55
  • Pages read: 21206
  • Books abandoned: 0
  • New authors: 12
  • Rereads: 0

Active series:
The ones active on January 1st are marked with a *

  • Guido Brunetti (25/28)*
  • Chief Inspector Armand Gamache (11/14)*
  • Mortal Engines (4/5)*
  • Inspector Van Veeteren (2/10)
  • The Bayou Hauntings (1/3)
  • Matthew Corbett (1/7(

Series finished/up to date/abandoned:

  • Winthrop House*
  • House of Shadows
  • Sigma Force
  • Mary Russell
  • Nic Costa*
  • The Others/The World of Others
  • The Void Trilogy*
  • Lockwood & Co.*
  • The Briarwych Trilogy
  • World’s Scariest Legends
  • Agent Pendergast
  • The Mayfair Witches
  • Sebastian St. Cyr

Reading list:

  1.  Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter
  2.  Winthrop House by Ambrose Ibsen
  3.  Nightmare Abbey by David Longhorn
  4. The Golden Egg by Donna Leon
  5.  Blood Ritual by Sarah Rayne
  6.  House of Shadows by Darcy Coates
  7.  House of Secrets by Darcy Coates
  8. Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero
  9.  Lasher by Anny Rice
  10.  How the Lights Get In by Louise Penny
  11.  The Splendor of Fear by Ambrose Ibsen
  12.  Crucible by James Rollins
  13.  Carnival for the Dead by David Hewson
  14.  Predator’s Gold by Philip Reeve
  15.  The Outlaw of Sherwood by Robin McKinley
  16.  Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King
  17.  The Haunting of Briarwych Church by Amy Cross
  18.  The Creeping Shadow by Johnathan Stroud
  19.  The Savage Shore by David Hewson
  20.  The Retreat by Mark Edwards
  21.  By Its Cover by Donna Leon
  22.  The Call of the Jersey Devil by Aurelio Voltair
  23.  Red Creek by Nathan Hystad
  24.  The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
  25.  Wild Country by Anne Bishop
  26.  The Evolutionary Void by Peter F. Hamilton
  27.  Mind’s Eye by Håkan Nesser
  28.  The Jekyll Revelation by Robert Masello
  29.  The Horror of Briarwych Church by Amy Cross
  30.  The Long Way Home by Louise Penny
  31.  Infernal Devices by Philip Reeve
  32.  Boy’s Life by Robert R. McCammon
  33.  The Empty Grave by Jonathan Stroud
  34.  The Ghost of Briarwych Church by Amy Cross
  35.  The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly
  36.  Falling in Love by Donna Leon
  37.  Mosquito Man by Jeremy Bates
  38.  Verses for the Dead by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
  39.  The Demon of Mansfeld Manor by S.A. Jacobs
  40.  The Haunting of Abram Mansion by Alexandria Clarke
  41.  The Haunting of Jefferson Mansion by Carrie Bates
  42.  A Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve
  43.  The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny
  44.  Taltos by Anne Rice
  45.  The Haunting of Ironwood by Jeff DeGordick
  46.  Who Slays the Wicked by C.S. Harris
  47.  Bellamy by Darcy Coates
  48.  Borkman’s Point by Hakan Nesser
  49.  Callie by Bill Thompson
  50.  The Cat Who Sang for the Birds by Lilian Jackson Braun
  51.  Daughters of the Lake by Wendy Webb
  52.  The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna Leon
  53.  Ten by Gretchen McNeil
  54.  Speaks the Nightbird by Robert R. McCammon