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Saturday, December 1, 2012

Challenge Complete: Off the Shelf 2012



I signed up for the Off The Shelf Challenge again this year. Just like my Mt. TBR Challenge, this called for reading books off my very own shelves. Books counted for more than one challenge, so it's all good.  There were several challenge levels and I chose 
 
Hoarder – Choose between 76-135 books to read
 
This matched my Mount TBR Reading Challenge goal of 100 books.

Heres' the list:

1. From Sawdust to Stardust: The Biography of DeForest Kelley, Star Trek's Dr. McCoy by Terry Lee Rioux (3/14/12)
2. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (7/12/12)
3. The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare (6/30/12)
4. Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen (8/13/12)
5. The Four Million & Other Stories by O. Henry (7/21/12)
6. Murder at the MLA by D. J. H. Jones (10/3/12)
7. My Name is Legion by Roger Zelazny (1/4/12)
8. Prayers to Broken Stones by Dan Simmons (1/14/12)
9. Sherlock Holmes & the Treasure Train by Frank Thomas (10/6/12)
10. The Final Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (10/21/12)
11. So Many Steps to Death by Agatha Christie (5/25/12)
12. Some Danger Involved by Will Thomas (10/27/12)
13. The Penguin Book of Victorian Women in Crime by Michael Sims, ed (11/5/12)
14. The Case of the Blind Barber by John Dickson Carr (9/22/12)

15. Catch as Catch Can by Frances & Richard Lockridge (11/2/12)
16. Gideon's Month by J. J. Marric(8/8/12)
17. Star Trek & Philosophy: The Wrath of Kant by Jason T Eberl & Kevin S Decker (12/1/12)
18. Murder & Magic by Randall Garrett (1/28/12) 
19. Murder Has Its Points by Frances & Richard Lockridge (1/2/12)
20. The Somnambulist by Jonathan Barnes (9/16/12)
21. The Fleet Street Murders by Charles Finch (9/1/12)
22. Crime on Her Mind: 15 Stories of Female Sleuths from the Victorian Era to the Forties by Michelle B. Slung, ed. (8/18/12)
23. The Edgar Winners: 33rd Annual Anthology of the Mystery Writers of America by Bill Pronzini, ed. (9/5/12)
24. Murder at the Library of Congress by Margaret Truman (9/24/12)
25. 11/22/63 by Stephen King (10/8/12)
26. The Necropolis Railway by Andrew Martin (9/7/12)
27. Death of an Old Girl by Elizabeth Lemarchand (11/21/12)
28. A Finer End by Deborah Crombie (4/14/12)

29. The Bone Is Pointed by Arthur W. Upfield (11/16/12)
30. The Morning After Death by Nicholas Blake (5/14/12)
31. The Masks of Time by Robert Silverberg (1/16/12)
32. The Jesus Incident by Frank Herbert & Bill Ransom (2/29/12)
 
33. Bland Beginning by Julian Symons (4/12/12)
34. The School of Night by Louis Bayard (11/12/12)
35. Death's Pale Horse by James Sherburne (8/27/12)
36. Future on Ice by Orson Scott Card, ed. (2/15/12)
37. The Fire Engine that Disappeared by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö (4/9/12)
38. The Devil to Pay by Ellery Queen (5/6/12)
39. Death of a God by S. T. Haymon (5/1/12)
40. Such Friends Are Dangerous by Walter Tyrer (5/19/12)
41. A Stranger in My Grave by Margaret Millar (9/10/12)
42. Silver & Guilt by Cynthia Smith (4/9/12)
43. The Innocence of Father Brown by G. K. Chesterton (8/25/12)
44. Murder with a Past by Ellery Queen (4/27/12)
45. Future Crime by Cynthia Mason & Charles Ardai, eds. (1/23/12)
46. A Sleeping Life by Ruth Rendell (10/8/12)
47. O' Artful Death by Sarah Stewart Taylor (6/20/12)
48. The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man by Daniel Stashower (10/16/12)

49. Mysterious Incidents at Lone Rock by Rajendra Pillai (8/6/12)
50. The Last Escape by E. C. R. Lorac (5/14/12)
51. Slowly, Slowly in the Wind by Patricia Highsmith (11/30/12)
52.
She Woke to Darkness by Brett Halliday (10/29/12)
53. The Confession & Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart (10/10/12)
54. The Nine Wrong Answers by John Dickson Carr (7/7/12)
55. A Question of Time by Helen McCloy (10/15/12)
56. Lake of Sorrows by Erin Hart (10/14/12)
57. Not in the Flesh by Ruth Rendell (11/10/12)
58. The Problem of the Green Capsule by John Dickson Carr (1/7/12)

59. The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells (1/9/12)
60. The Black Seven by Carol Kendall (1/29/11)
61. The First Men in the Moon by H. G. Wells (2/3/12)
62. The Red Lamp by Mary Roberts Rinehart (2/7/12)
63. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne (2/14/12)
64. Nothing Can Rescue Me by Elizabeth Daly (2/18/12)
65. The Yellow Room by Mary Roberts Rinehart (2/27/12)
66. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (2/29/12)
67. The Greenwell Mystery by E. C. R. Lorac (3/3/12)
68. Champagne for One by Rex Stout (3/5/12)

69. Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbegh (3/6/12)
70. Hare Sitting Up by Michael Innes (3/9/12)
71. Five Passengers from Lisbon/Wake for a Lady/The Murder in the Stork Club by Mignon G. Eberhart/H. W. Roden/Vera Casapary (3.11.12 /3/12/12 /3.10.12)
72. Strange Murders at Greystones by Elsie N. Wright (3/16/12)
73. The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux (3/19/12)
74. The Rose Window & Other Verse from New Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke (3/22/12)
75. Full Moon by P. G. Wodehouse (3/22/12)
76. The So Blue Marble by Dorothy B. Hughes (3/24/12)
77. The Case of the Grinning Gorilla by Erle Stanley Gardner (3/30/12)
78. A Sprig of Sea Lavender by J. R. L. Anderson (3/31/12)

79. The Golden Scorpion by Sax Rohmer (4/2/12)
80. Swan Song by Edmund Crispin (4/3/12)
81. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (4/4/12)
82. The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Whitechapel Horrors by Edward B Hanna (4/8/12)
83. Chancellorsville & Gettysburg by General Abner Doubleday (4/15/12)
84. The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart (5/15/12)
85. A First Class Murder by Elliott Roosevelt (5/16/12)
86. A Dram of Poison by Charlotte Armstrong (5/17/12)
87. Garden of Malice by Susan Kenney (5/21/12)
88. New Graves at Great Norne by Henry Wade (5/31/12)
89. Something to Kill For by Susan Holtzer (6/1/12)
90. The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer (6/12/12)
91. The House of a Thousand Candles by Meredith Nicholson (6/17/12)
92. And Four to Go by Rex Stout (7/1/12)
93. The 39 Steps by John Buchan (7/3/12)
94. File No. 113 by Emile Gaboriau (7/11/12)
95. DeKok & Murder on the Menu by A. C. Baantjer (7/13/12)
96. Compartment K by Helen Reilly (7/15/12)
97. The Fifth Man by Manning Coles (7/22/12)
98. Surprised by Joy by C. S. Lewis (7/31/12)

99. The Key by Patricia Wentworth (8/5/12) 
100. Mrs. Jeffries Stands Corrected by Emily Brightwell (8/19/12)
101. History of the Millennium (So Far) by Dave Barry (9/30/12) 


3 comments:

Book Dragon said...

reviews too? WOW!

had to laugh at you comment...MMM doesn't officially start until April 1 (because we're fools to do this) but all your 2013 books will count. I'll get stuff posted soon

Bev Hankins said...

HA! love your aside (yes, fools!)

Gina @ My Precious said...

I"m super impressed. I completed this challenge too, but only did the first level.