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The challenge is to release books related to television series throughout 2016. At the end of the year there will be prizes of Wings for a Month for the person with the most releases, the person with the most catches, and three other participants selected at random.

Rules (same as last year):

1. The book must have been adapted into a television series
for example "The Hitch-hiker's Guide To The Galaxy" by Douglas Adams (http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/10486979)

or be a continuation of or spin-off from a television series
for example "Buffy The Vampire Slayer: The Lost Slayer, Part Four: Original Sins"
by Christopher Golden (http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/3539782)

or be an adaptation of an episode(s) of a television series
for example "Star Trek - The Next Generation: Encounter At Farpoint" by David Gerrold (http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/6424007)

or be a tie-in book to a television series
for example "Cosmos" by Carl Sagan (http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11133460)

or be an episode guide or other book written about a television series
for example "'X-files' Confidential: Episode Guide To Series 2"
by Ted Edwards, Jeff Rice (Foreword) (http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/3569264)

You get the general idea. As long as it's about a television series, it's allowed. And looking at my examples, I should clarify that they don't have to be science fiction! Although that does give me an idea for another challenge.

TV mini-series are allowed, but not one-off made-for-TV movies. (You can release them for msrubble's 2016 Movie Book Release Challenge (http://www.bookcrossing.com/forum/23/526739.) It must be a TV "series" or mini-series. Doesn't matter whether it was free-to-air TV, pay TV or cable TV.

2. Any sort of release, wild or controlled, is fine.

3. Releases that fit multiple release challenges are welcome.

4. After making your releases, record them here with your running total of releases and a link to your journal entry. Please mention in your release notes that the book was released as part of this challenge.

For example:
#3 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10357688 Doctor Who: Short Trips: Indefinable Magic

5. Please report any catches (and new members resulting from this challenge) here too. A link to the journal entry would also be appreciated. Please include in your post here your running total of any catches.

6. This challenge will run from January 1, 2016 until December 31, 2016 inclusive, your local time.

7. Have fun with it! You can join in as and when you wish.


Happy New Year everyone!

Let the festivities commence.


Happy New Year everyone!

Let the festivities commence.

Well, I still have 7+ hours of 2015 to go...but Happy 2016 to you too!


as I don't need wings. Thanks for running this Challenge again, Davros-10.


1 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469539/ The Full Cupboard of Life [No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency]


2 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13157933/ The Full Cupboard of Life [No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency]

3 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13012623/ The Miracle at Speedy Motors [No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency]

4 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469863/ The Double Comfort Safari Club [No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency]


I've passed on all my books of the Charmed series to another bookcrosser so she can release them on a fantasy fair in the future... All the books are in Dutch translation.

1. De betovering begint - Elizabeth Willard

2. Stemmen uit het verleden - Rosalind Noonan

3. Rendez-vous met de dood - Elizabeth Lennard

4. Hulp uit de toekomst - Paul Ruditis

5. Een wraakzuchtig verleden - Cameron Dokey

6.Geest van de wolf - Diana G. Gallagher

7. Spiegelbeeld - Jeff Mariotte

8. De macht van drie - Elizabeth Lenhard

9. Tuin van het kwaad - Emma Harrison

10. Elfenkinderen - Micol Ostow

11. Piper versus Piper - Emma Harrison
12. Magische traditie - Laura J. Burns

13. De Halliwell Heksen - Laura J. Burns, e.a.

14. Phoebe wie? - Emma Harrison

15. Verre Geesten - Scott Ciencin

16. Tussen twee werelden - Bobby J. G. & Wilson, Jacklyn Weiss

17. Duistere wraak - Diana G. Gallagher

18. Magisch Hollywood - Scott Ciencin

19. Het vergeten gezicht - Cameron Dokey

20. Mist en steen - Diana G. Gallagher

21. De rode vloek - Cameron Dokey

22. Schaduw van de sfinx - Carla Jablonski

23. Heksen in de storm - Diana G. Gallagher

24. Kus der duisternis - Brandon Alexander

25. Een demonische grappenmaker - Paul Ruditis

26. Jacht op de heksen - Emma Harrison

27. Huis vol herinneringen - Micol Ostow

28. Het duivelse portret - Cameron Dokey

29. Een leger van demonen - Greg Elliot

30. Licht van de wereld - Scott Ciencin

31. De dreigende storm - Laura J. Burns

32. De vloek van de koningin - Emma Harrison

33. Een duistere erfenis - Laura J. Burns

34. Betoverende woorden - Laura J. Burns

35. Voodoorituelen - Wendy Corsi Staub

36. De sterkste overwint - Jeff Mariotte

37. Melodie der zielen - Debbie Viguié

38. De mythe van Mystic Knoll - Diana G. Gallagher


5 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13259965/ The Miracle at Speedy Motors [No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency]


39. Bot voor bot - Kathy Reichs (Bones)


Many thanks for hosting this again this year, Davros-10.

No need for any prizes, thank you.

#001: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10062776 - Zoo by James Patterson.


6 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469494/ Little House on the Prairie

7 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13818614/ Stuart Little

8 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13658000/ Thomas & Friends: James and the Red Balloon and Other Thomas the Tank Engine Stories

9 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13692375/ Curious George Goes to a Movie


#002: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12690972 - Against the Wind by Richard Butler.
#003: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13797899 - A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute.

Both wild releases, combined challenges.


1. Honey and Clover ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11997918/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.


Wild release with photo

1. Superman vs. Aliens - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13825211
They still run the old B/W Superman episodes on one of the local channels here.


40. Het spel der tronen - George R.R. Martin


10 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13823714/ Curious George Builds an Igloo


2. Death Note ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13839031/ ), wild release, multiple challenges.


11 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13687802/ Sesame Street: From Trash To Treasure: A Little Golden Book

12 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13672912/ Count All the Way to Sesame Street: A Little Golden Book

13 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13688767/ Walt Disney Pictures Presents: The Prince and the Pauper: A Little Golden Book

14 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13658001/ Pooh: The Grand and Wonderful Day: A Little Golden Book

15 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12742613/ Star Trek New Frontier: Gateways # 6: Cold Wars

16 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13839970/ Star Trek Deep Space Nine # 4: The Big Game

17 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13090854 Star Trek: Vulcan's Heart


18 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13847414/ Star Trek The Next Generation # 25: Grounded

19 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13459062/ Star Trek The Next Generation # 13: The Eyes of the Beholders

20 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13792384 Star Trek The Next Generation # 60: Tooth and Claw


1. The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars...Themed/Multiple Challenges


1 Hide & Seek - Ian Rankin ("Rebus")

2 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie - Muriel Spark

3 Black Echo - Michael Connolly ("Bosch")


2. P.S. Wish You Were Here (Two of a Kind #11) by Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13809930 ...Multiple Challenges

From Wikipedia...Two of a Kind is an American sitcom that aired on ABC as part of the network's TGIF line-up, starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in their first television series since Full House ended in 1995. The show aired from September 25, 1998 to July 9, 1999... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two_of_a_Kind_(U.S._TV_series)


1. Revenge - Jesse Lasky (TV serie : Revenge)


21 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13012557/ Clifford's Valentines


3. Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13858929/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

4. Buso Renkin ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13858927/ ), wild release, photo.


wingAylaMeywing 4 yrs ago
nr. 41 - 48
41. Gilmore Girls: I do, don't I? - Catherine Clark

42. Gilmore Girls: Like Mother, like Daughter - Catherine Clark

43. Gilmore Girls: The other side of summer - Helen Pai

44. Gilmore Girls: I love you, you idiot! - Cathy Dubowski

TV-serie "Gilmore Girls".

45. The pilgrim of hate - Ellis Peters

46. The holy thief - Ellis Peters

47. The virgin in the ice - Ellis Peters

48. Het gemene gewas - Ellis Peters

TV-series "Cadfael".


22 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13854570/ The Mortal Instruments Book One: City of Bones

23 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12742614/ Star Trek Voyager: Section 31: Shadow

24 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12742615/ Star Trek # 81: Mudd in Your Eye

25 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13090855/ Star Trek The Next Generation # 25: Grounded

26 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13834894/ Bare Bones


27 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13090856/ Star Trek Voyager: Unworthy

28 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10346257/ Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda: Waystation


5. The Two-Bear Mambo ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13866299 ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo. [The book's from the "Hap and Leonard" series, which has been adapted for a Sundance channel mini-series.]


Wild release, combined challenge.

#004: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11103580 - Blinky Bill by Dorothy Wall.


#005: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13728027 - A Touch of Frost by R.D. Wingfield.


Wild release with photo

2. Looking for Peyton Place - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13864073
Not exactly a spin-off, but judging by the title it's at least somewhat related to the tv show.


6. Barakamon ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13882762/ ), wild release, photo.


7. The Gladiators from Capua ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13231570/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


Wild release with photo

3. The Berenstain Bears by the Sea - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13877407


29 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13665570/ The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Honey

30 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13833496/ Curious George Goes To An Ice Cream Shop

31 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13841148/ Sesame Street Good-Night Stories: Cookie soup and other good-night stories

32 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13090857/ Star Trek The Next Generation: Day of Honor Book One: Ancient Blood

33 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13841149/ Star Trek: Seven Deadly Sins

34 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13036236/ The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian


4 The Concrete Blonde - Michael Connelly ("Bosch")

5 A Necessary End - Peter Robinson ("DCI Banks")


8. Wolf Hall ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9780151/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


35 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13889610/ Sofia the First: The Perfect Tea Party

36 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13157900/ Sesame Street: I Want to Be a Police Officer


37 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13794307/ Animal Ark Series # 33: Hound at the Hospital


Wild release with photo

4. The Te of Piglet - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13918556


6 Miss Marple's Final Case & other stories - Agatba Christie ("Miss Marple")

7 Agatha Raisin & the Quiche of Death - M C Beaton


38 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13158034/ The Daughters of Cain

39 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13718679/ SpongeBob SquarePants Ocean 3D: Facts & 3D Pics

40 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13158087/ Dead And Gone: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel

41 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469767/ Scared of the Dark: A Sesame Street Growing-Up Book


controlled release

5. Topper Takes a Trip - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/3936158


42 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13879432/ Living Dead in Dallas [TrueBlood]


http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13294226 - Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris


Wild release with photo
Wallander series

6. Faceless Killers - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13914882




43 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13930288/ Dead in the Family: A Sookie Stackhouse Novel [TrueBlood]


Wild release with photo
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

7. In the Company of Cheerful Ladies - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13950358


Controlled release:

8. The Ginger Tree - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13949082


9. Fruits Basket ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12512458/ ), wild release, photo.

10. Wolf Hall ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13950157/ ), wild release, photo.


#006: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13797959 - Last Tenko by Michael Hardwick.


Wild releases with photos

9. Morality for Beautiful Girls - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13936152
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

10. On the Banks of Plum Creek - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13936153
Little House on the Prairie

11. The Double Comfort Safari Club - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13914884
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency



11. Natsume's Book of Friends ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8521416/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


44 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13879461 The Magic School Bus Chapter Book # 3: The Wild Whale Watch

45 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13879263/ Lizzie McGuire: Lizzie Goes Wild!

46 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13836483/ Tears Of The Giraffe [The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency]

47 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13959671/ The Murder of Roger Ackroyd [Poirot}


48 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13874671/ The Magic School Bus Sees Stars: A Book About Stars


Wild releases with photos:

12. The Double Comfort Safari Club - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10556278
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

13. GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13566778


12. Dimension W ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14000713/ ), wild release, photo.


http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/2140854 - Rich Man, Poor Man by Irwin Shaw.


49 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13834901/ Pinocchio

50 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13921277/ Robert B. Parker's Wonderland: A Spenser Novel

51 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13889714 Bare Bones: A Novel


Wild releases with photos:

14. The Full Cupboard of Life - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13936134
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

15. The Kalahari Typing School for Men - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13936119
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

16. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13936105
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency


8 Raven Black - Ann Cleeves ("Shetland")

9 Dead Water - Ann Cleeves ("Vera")

10 Sleepyhead - Mark Billingham ("Thorne")

11 One Good Turn - Kate Atkinson ("Case Histories")

(total catches = 1)




53 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469694/ The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency [CONTROLLED RELEASE]



Star Wars: The Clone Wars
wild releases with photos

17. Wild Space - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13936163
18. Hard Contact - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13936092
19. Triple Zero - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13936149


56 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13157903/ Curious George and the Firefighters


13. Death Note ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14053522/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


wild release with photo

20. The Full Cupboard of Life - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13230999
No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency


57 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13860789/ The Raj Quartet

58 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13794332/ The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

59 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13205937/ 206 Bones: A Novel

60 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13865338/ Nickelodeon Rugrats: Tommy Catches a Cold

61 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13863949/ That's so Raven: Raven Rocks!

62 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13889618/ Pippi Longstocking

63 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13854578/ Lizzie McGuire: Lizzie for President


64 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14037809/ The Rugrats Files # 1: Case of the Missing Gold : A Time Travel Adventure

65 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13794055/ Sure Of You: Volume Six in the Tales Of The City Series


66 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13794314/ Sesame Street: Count With Me

67 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13792389/ Full House: Stephanie: Doubles or Nothing


14. Mapp and Lucia ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14066424/ ), wild release, photo.


Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Cover of this edition mentions the "TV drama." It was a mini-series, so qualifies for both this and the Movie Books challenge. I'm also putting it to use in "For Orlando and For Pride."


68 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13910656/ Walt Disney's Classic 101 Dalmatians

69 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14076272/ Full House: Stephanie: Doubles or Nothing



73 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13930295/ A North Quartet

74 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14037810/ The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

75 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14084795/ The Three Musketeers

76 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13959678/ The Nine Tailors


15. Jyu-oh-sei ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13656270/ ), controlled release.

16. Master Keaton ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13115519 ), controlled release.

17. Hap and Leonard ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13866271/ ), controlled release.


Wild release with photo

21. Caillou Tidies His Toys - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13724192


12 The Best of Rumpole - John Mortimer

13 Trial & Retribution - Lynda la Plante

14 The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding- Agatha Christie ("Poirot") - released this while ln holiday & it was caught. Nice JE too :o)

15 Magus of Hay -Phil Ricknan ("Midwinter")

16 Morning Frost - James Henry ("A Touch of Frost")

(note to self: wild catches=3)


77 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13090888/ Sesame Street: Twiddlebug Fun

78 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14082512/ The Magic School Bus: Butterfly and The Bog Beast: A Book About Butterfly Camouflage

79 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13719306/ Clifford the Big Red Dog

80 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13930603/ Sesame Street: Elmo's Delicious Christmas


81 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13260182/ The Mouse and the Motorcycle

82 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13982045/ The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses


83 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14037812/ Painted Ladies: A Spenser Novel

84 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14116357/ Wishbone Classic # 3: Romeo and Juliet


17 First Frost - R D Wingfield ("A Touch of Frost")

18 Seasons of My Life - Hannah Hauxwell

19 Ice Cream Girls - Dorothy Koomson

20 Tears of a Giraffe - Alexander McCall Smith ("No 1 Ladies Detective Agency")

(note to self: wild catches=3)



18. xxxHolic ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12502529/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


88 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14082514/ The Wench is Dead: An Inspector Morse Mystery

89 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14071139 Rumpole Rests His Case: Stories

90 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13993393/ Sesame Street: Oscar's First Book of Manners

91 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14089025/ Sesame Street: Abby's First Book Of Shapes



controlled releases

22. The Man with the Twisted Lip - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14058868
Sherlock Holmes

23. Paddington - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14148661


94 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13157905/ Sesame Street: Abby Cadabby's Rhyme Time

95 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14125006/ Sesame Street: Anybody Can Play

96 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14130137/ Diagnosis Murder # 2: The Death Merchant

97 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13993394 Charlotte's Web with Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan [Stuart Little]


19. Outlander ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13867574 ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


98 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14160969/ Arthur's Pet Business

99 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13090987/ This Little Piggy: A Read Along With Elmo Book


Murder being done Once by Ruth Rendell http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11337990/

(Inspector Wexford Series)


20. Tiger & Bunny ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13867563/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.


100 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469910/ Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star: A Read Along with Elmo Book

101 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13718688/ Hey Diddle Diddle: A Read Along with Elmo Book

102 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13794291/ Rock-a-Bye, Baby: A Read Along With Elmo Book

103 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13879333/ Caillou: At the Dentist

104 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13090889/ The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor

105 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14141395/ Full House Stephanie: Getting Even With the Flamingoes

106 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14111719/ The Return of Sherlock Holmes

107 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14158522/ Amelia

108 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14119009/ Sesame Street: Elmo the Musical: The Count-By-Two Kid


109 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14071155/ Arthur's Really Helpful Bedtime Stories

110 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14144444/ The Adventures of Pinocchio: A Novelization

111 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14163218 Pinocchio

112 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469793 Olive Kitteridge

113 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469911/ Mary Had a Little Lamb: A Read Along With Elmo Book


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