Tuesday, May 21

Reading Challenges- an update


Updates on the Color coded challenge

1. A book with "Blue" or any shade of Blue (Turquoise, Aquamarine, Navy, etc) in the title
2. A book with "Red" or any shade of Red (Scarlet, Crimson, Burgandy, etc) in the title-
Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
3. A book with "Yellow" or any shade of Yellow (Gold, Lemon, Maize, etc.) in the title
4. A book with "Green" or any shade of Green (Emerald, Lime, Jade, etc) in the title.
5. A book with "Brown" or any shade of Brown (Tan, Chocolate, Beige, etc) in the title- 
The Poisoned Chocolates Case By Anthony Berkeley
6. A book with "Black" or any shade of Black (Jet, Ebony, Charcoal, etc) in the title-  
The Black Cat by Martha Grimes
7. A book with "White" or any shade of White (Ivory, Eggshell, Cream, etc) in the title.
The Ivory Trail by Talbot Mundy
8. A book with any other color in the title (Purple, Orange, Silver, Pink, Magneta, etc.)-
Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman
9. A book with a word that implies color (Rainbow, Polka-dot, Plaid, Paisley, Stripe, etc.)

Vintage Progress & ReviewsA vintage mystery mini-challenge: must read 4 vintage books in one of the categories mentioned by Dec 31st (doable you think, I say you think?!!)

Updates on the Vintage Mystery mini challenge- I AM DONE; not quite there! As of June 12th, 2013- I am done with this challenge... yippee!
Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (Category: Wicked women) this is neither a mystery nor have I finished it :)
Mystery of 31 New Inn by Austin Freeman (Category: Murder by the Numbers)

Orange and Yellow Diamond by J.S.Fletcher  (Category: Colorful Crime)
Dyke Darrel, the railroad detective by Frank Pinkerton (Category: Planes, Trains & Automobiles) 
Daffodil mystery by Edgar Wallace

If you have suggestions for me- please do let me know. And in case you are interested, hop on over to Bev's to sign up for the challenge.