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[2018] Titles A-Z – reading challenge

A new year is around the corner, and I'm therefore launching the 2018 edition of this reading challenge.

In this challenge, the goal is to read 26 different books through the year, where the titles of the books start with each letter in the alphabet (A to Z). Words like «a» and «the», and eqivalents in other languages (like «ein»/«der» an so on in German) DO count. So «A Captain's Duty» by Richard Phillips would count as A. And "The Book of Lost & Found" by Lucy Foley is to be listed as T.

If you have any special letters in your alphabet (like Æ, Ø and Å here in Norway), you might count these as well. Or if you read books in a non-latin script, like Thai, Cyrillic, Arabic, you can list these letters as well.

As it's the title that is important, not the author, you can read several books by one author.

You can count the same book in this challenge and the "Authors A-Z" reading challenge (http://www.bookcrossing.com/forum/6/548373) or other reading challenges if you want to.

And when you've finished a book, make a post here, telling about the book. Please tell the title, name of author, bookcrossing link if applicable, what the book is about and what you think of it.

You may include an alpabetical list of the titles you've read for this challenge in your posts as well.
Like:
A: «A Captain's Duty» by Richard Phillips
B: «Bob No Ordinary Cat» by James Bowen
C: «Chiles døtre» by Carmen Rodríguez
[...]
Z:

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A new year is around the corner, and I'm therefore launching the 2018 edition of this reading challenge.

In this challenge, the goal is to read 26 different books through the year, where the titles of the books start with each letter in the alphabet (A to Z). Words like «a» and «the», and eqivalents in other languages (like «ein»/«der» an so on in German) DO count. So «A Captain's Duty» by Richard Phillips would count as A. And "The Book of Lost & Found" by Lucy Foley is to be listed as T.

If you have any special letters in your alphabet (like Æ, Ø and Å here in Norway), you might count these as well. Or if you read books in a non-latin script, like Thai, Cyrillic, Arabic, you can list these letters as well.

As it's the title that is important, not the author, you can read several books by one author.

You can count the same book in this challenge and the "Authors A-Z" reading challenge (http://www.bookcrossing.com/forum/6/548373) or other reading challenges if you want to.

And when you've finished a book, make a post here, telling about the book. Please tell the title, name of author, bookcrossing link if applicable, what the book is about and what you think of it.

You may include an alpabetical list of the titles you've read for this challenge in your posts as well.
Like:
A: «A Captain's Duty» by Richard Phillips
B: «Bob No Ordinary Cat» by James Bowen
C: «Chiles døtre» by Carmen Rodríguez
[...]
Z:
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Me again.

Now I have a reason to look at my piles of books.
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It was a lot of fun!

✔️A : Antoine oder die Idiotie - Martin Page - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/1480332
✔️ B: Birthday Girl - Haruki Murakami - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14890612
✔️ C: Club Kalaschnikow - Polina Daschkowa - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14266733
✔️ D: Die Tage in Paris - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14779067
✔️ E: Ein fabelhafter Lügner - Susann Pasztor - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13853556
✔️ F: Fremde Seele, dunkler Wald - Reinhard Kaiser-Mühlecker - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14213897
✔️G: Good Night, Mr. Night - Dan Yaccardino - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5101071
✔️H : Herzgrab - Andreas Gruber - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8240845
✔️I: Isis, die Fürstin der Nacht - Karin Jäckel - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13416806
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✔️K: Katalin - Rivka Keren - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5365268
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✔️M: Mein Pochendes Leben - Ae-Ran Kim - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14959648
✔️ N: Nie mehr schlafen - Willem Ferderik Hermans - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14186965
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✔️ P: Pfefferkuchenhaus - Carin Grhardsen - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14850820
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✔️ R: Reiner Wein - Walker Martin - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15048151
✔️ S: Strandläufer - Gisa Pauly - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14042804
✔️T: Totenfang - Simon Beckett - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10157642
✔️ U: Unsere Seelen bei Nacht - Kent Haruf - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14421474
✔️V: Von Nudeln, Nockerl und Neurosen - Katharina Grabner-Hayden: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14915923
✔️W : Winterherz - Tanja Krätschmar - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14091963
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✔️ Y: Yasemins Kiosk - Christine Antons – http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14660591
✔️Z: Zwei zarte Lämmchen weiß wie Schnee - Hans Fallada - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13665831
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A After the Eclipse by Sarah Perry
B Bad Country by CB McKenzie
C Coming to Rosemont by Barbara Hinske
D Dogwood by Chris Fabry
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M Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas
N Naive Super by Erlend Loe
O Of Rice And Men by Richard Galli.
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R Rescuing Jeffrey by Richard Galli
S Silver Bells by Deborah Raney
T The House on Blackberry Hill by Donna Alward.
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B - Bookends

By Jane Green. Great chicklit with a surprising ending 4/5
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A - A Curious Man by Neal Thompson
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T - The Friendly Persuasion by Jessamyn West
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by Jessamyn West -- Set in 19th century Indiana; 14 stories about a homesteading family spanning about 60 years. 7/10
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Thank you for the challenge.
Didn't quite manage to complete last year. will have another go.

3..1.18 added J
15.1.18 added O
6.2.18 added E
13.2.18 added T
18.4.18 edited to add H
10.5.18 edited to add A

A An Oboelete Man by Lass Small
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D "Dreaming out loud" Benita Brown
E "Eleanor and Pak" - Rainbow Rowell
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H Home for christmas - Lizzie Lane
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J Jessie - Anna Jacobs
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O One Hit Wonderland by Tony Hawkes
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T The Summer House by Marcia Willett
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A.
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D. Dead until Dark, Charlaine Harris
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F. Flash-uri din sens opus, Marian Godină
G. Go set a watchman, Harper Lee
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S. So long, and thanks for all the fish, Douglas Adams
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V. Vampires in the Lemon Grove, Karen Russell
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A- A sixpenny song, by Jennifer Johnston
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Q- The Quality of Silence, by Rosamund Lupton So sorry , I know its
really a letter T, but until I find another Q-title i'll leave it here...
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S- The Spy, by Paulo Coelho
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February: added letter W, Z

A- A sixpenny song, by Jennifer Johnston
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Q- The Quality of Silence, by Rosamund Lupton So sorry , I know its
really a letter T, but until I find another Q-title i'll leave it here...
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T- The spy, by Paulo Coelho
U-
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W- Weddings in Tripolitania, by Abdelkafi http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11644485/
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Z- Zwanen schieten, by Hella Haasse

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letter P added end of march: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


A- A sixpenny song, by Jennifer Johnston
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G-Gut symmetries
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M- Mrs McGinty 's dead! By Agatha Christie
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P- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Q- The Quality of Silence, by Rosamund Lupton So sorry , I know its
really a letter T, but until I find another Q-title i'll leave it here...
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T- The spy, by Paulo Coelho
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W- Weddings in Tripolitania, by Abdelkafi http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11644485/
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Z- Zwanen schieten, by Hella Haasse
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added in May: letters M, G, E, I


A- A sixpenny song, by Jennifer Johnston
B-
C-
D-
E- Eric, by Terry Pratchet
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G-Gut symmetries , by Jeannette Winterson
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I- I heard the owl call my name, byMargaret Craven
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M- Mrs McGinty 's dead! By Agatha Christie
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P- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Q- The Quality of Silence, by Rosamund Lupton So sorry , I know its
really a letter T, but until I find another Q-title i'll leave it here...
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T- The spy, by Paulo Coelho
U-
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W- Weddings in Tripolitania, by Abdelkafi http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11644485/
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Z- Zwanen schieten, by Hella Haasse

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A
B - Big Little Book of Irish Wit and Wisdom
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D
E - Éclair and Present Danger by Laura Bradford
F - Full Wolf Moon by Lincoln Child
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H - Hardcore Twenty-four by Janet Evanovich
I - I Can Piss On This: And Other Cat Poems by Francesco Marciuliano
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P - Paradise Valley /C. J. Box
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R - Ricochet Joe by Dean Koontz
S - Scandal in Skibbereen by Sheila Connolly
T - The Painted Queen by Elizabeth Peters and Joan Hess
U
V - Valentine's Day Murder by Leslie Meier
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I did not try last year. I read a lot of books, many with authors with the same first letter. So I thought I'd give this one a try as well, see how far I get :-)

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K - Krebsstation 2. Teil by Alexander Solschenitsyn
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M - Mystic River by Dennis Lehane; De man die zijn schaduw zocht by David Lagercrantz; Mijn leuk vroemtuigenboek by Richard Scarry
N - De Nevelprins by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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P - Pluk een roos by M.J. Arlidge
Q
R - Rood Plein by Martin Cruz Smith
S - Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konoigsburg
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J - "Jorden rundt på åtte noveller" (Bjørn Esben Almaas, Ingeborg Arvola, Gaute Bie, Selma Lønning Aarø, Janicke Evelid, Øyunn Hedemann Rishøi, Jan Chr. Næss, Arne Svingen )
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M
N
O
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Q - "Quality of Life" (Lenke Rothman)
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S - "Seglet" (Anne Mette Nordheim)
T - "The Book of Lost & Found" (Lucy Foley)
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W - "Why Do Men Fall Asleep After Sex?: More Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Whiskey Sour" (Mark Leyner, Billy Goldberg)
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#1 - W

A non fictional book at the start of the year: "Why Do Men Fall Asleep After Sex?: More Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Whiskey Sour" (Mark Leyner, Billy Goldberg)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14356049
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#2 -S

The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen, 3rd in The Rizzoli and Isles series. Just as gripping as the previous two. 5/5
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A - A Leg to Stand On by Oliver Sacks
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14418341
B - Bones of Betrayal by Jefferson Bass
https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10353804
C - Children of Exile by Margaret Peterson
https//www.bookcrossing.com/journal/14588335
D -
E
F- Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14851002
G- Grace Under Fire
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12744478
H- Harvesting the Heart http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4533378
I - I Am Potential: Eight Lessons on Living, Loving, and Reaching Your Dreams by Patrick Henry Hughes
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8366329
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K - Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14910388
L - Let the Circle Be Unbroken by Mildred D. Taylor
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12414555
M - Murder on the Rocks http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13445904
N - No Longer a Slumdog
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14627784
O - Once Upon a Secret by Mimi Alford
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14727987
P - Pretties by Scott Westerfeld -- a non BC book
Q - Quickstep to Murder by Ella Barrick
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13677405
R - Room by Emma Donoghue 11/18/17
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14810015
S - Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12645996
T- Traveling While Married http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14773007
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W - Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14892117
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Y - Year In Providence by Peter Mayle
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14753890
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#3 A

A Peculiar Malaysian Mystery by Shamini Flint
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The House on Blackberry Hill. A romance book with a little bit of mystery. A book that made my ears red with all the gushing parts.
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#4 T

Tutankhamen by Nick Drake, a thriller set in Ancient Egypt.
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A - American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld
B - Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
C
D - Dead Watch by John Sanford
E
F- (The) Full Cupboard of Life by Alexander McCall Smith
G- (The) Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman
H- (The) Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
I - (The) Irish Princess by Karen Harper
J
K
L - Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist
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N -

O
P - (The) Pushcart War by Jean Merrill
Q
R - Reading with Patrick by Michelle Kuo
S - Seduction in Death by J.D. Robb
T- (The) Turn of the Screw by Henry James
U
V - Vermeer (Prestel Minis) by Christopher Wynne
W - (The) Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit
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already kind of do this for IWillRejoice's bookring, so might as well post some here!
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Black Hills Bride by Deb Kastner http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12276235
Castle of Water by Dane Huckelbridge http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14856359
Little Chapel on the River by Gwendolyn Bounds http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11529967
Wide Open Spaces by Roz Denny Fox http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7289885
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A - A Peculiar Malaysian Mystery by Shamini Flint
B - Bookends by Jane Green
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E
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G- The Good Husband Of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith
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S - The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen
T - Tutankhamen by Nick Drake
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#5 G

The Good Husband Of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith. The 8th instalment of The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency. Always a pleasure to “visit” Botswana
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#5 S

Strange Fits of Passion by Anita Shreve http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7325176

Interesting twist on the purpose of media & how that might affect a trial.
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Number 2 N

Naive Super by Erlend Loe. A quirky book that was choppy in nature.
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Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konigsburg

and

one of the many M's I read: De man die zijn schaduw zocht by David Lagercrantz
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#2 - T

"The Book of Lost & Found" by Lucy Foley - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14355992
Kind of an intersting read!
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I'm in !

I read in several languages including Greek, thus I have added the Greek letters that do not exist in the Latin alphabet.

A. A toute berzingue by Kenneth Cook
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14863338/
French version of Australian author Kenneth Cook's novel "Fear is the Rider" published in 2016, a horrible chase into the Australian outback.

B

Γ. Γράμμα στον Κωστή, Ξένια Καλογεροπούλου
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14920310
"Letter to Kostis" is a book by the Greek actress Xenia Kalogeropoulou who started writing to her husband one day after he died. A wonderful tribute.

C. C'est beau une ville la nuit (A city by night is beautiful), Richard Bohringer
The first book written by the French actor Richard Bohringer. Published in 1988, very "Buckowsky like".

D. Dying to Sin, Stephen Booth
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14486441/
8th volume of the British crime series featuring the detectives Ben Cooper and Diane Fry

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E

F. Fever by Deon Meyer
An amazing post-apocalyptic novel written by one of my favorite authors, so far my best read of the year.

G

H. Hypothermie, by Arnaldur Indridason
An investigation by detective Erlendur Sveinsson in Reykjavik.

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I
J

K. Kernok le pirate, by Eugène Sue
A 19th century pirate story.

L. Lettres de mon moulin (Letters from my windmill), by Alphonse Daudet
Classic French short stories supposedly written in a windmill in the South of France (actually the author never moved from is house in Paris outskirts when producing them).

Λ. Λαμπερή μέρα (Bright Day) by Amanda Michalopoulou
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14951539
A short stories collection.

Μ. Moonfleet by John Meade Falkner
A tale of smuggling, royal treasure and shipwreck.

N. Neige (Snow) by Maxence Fermine
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14792455/
A splendid first novel, the story of a young poet in Japan

Ξ

O. O αντράς που αγαπούσε την γυναίκα μου (Τhe man who loved my wife) by Kostas Katsouliaris
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14870224
The story of a jealous man obsessed by the idea that his wife is having an affair.

P

Π. Πανσέλινος (Full Moon) by Antonio Muñoz Molina
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14875510
The Greek version of a gripping Spanish thriller.

Q. Quelqu'un pour qui trembler, by Gilles Leagardinier
A very shallow feel-good novel. Not really my cup of tea but I read it to the end anyway.

R

S. Sept jours, by Deon Meyer
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14853793
A gripping crime investigation by Captain Benny Griessel in South Africa.

Σ

T. The age of innocence by Edith Wharton
A portrait of desire and betrayal during the Golden Age of Old New York, a time when society people dreaded scandal more than disease. Pulitzer prize 1921.

U. Une ou deux choses à changer (One or Two things to change) by Sybil Lane
An erotic short story, read for the purposes of a reading challenge (the Bingo 2018, French forum). I could have done without it.

Φ. Φύση γυμνή, by Erri De Luca
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14927067
Greek version of the novel La natura esposata published in 2016. Beautiful.

Ψ
V

W. Watchman by Ian Rankin
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14898858/
A spy novel, the first book by Ian Rankin I have read, certainly not the last one

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Y

Z. Zulu, by Caryl Ferey
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12211800
Murders, gangs, drug, trafficking, Apartheid, a crime novel in South Africa .

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#3 - Q

"Quality of Life" by Lenke Rothman, which turned out to be a quick read! http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/3764731
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#6 "I"

In The Beauty of the Lilies by John Updike http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12010362
Family Saga told in 4 parts - Dad, then son, son's daughter and finally, the daughter's son
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Of Rice And Men by Richard Galli. A book about the Vietnam war which was interesting but sad at the same time.
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In January I read 11 books:
A, B, D, E, G, H, K, N, P, S, T
It was quite easy to fill in, I could use nearly ervery book. Now it beginns more difficult.

February: F, I, W, Z
F: Fremde Seele, dunkler Wald - Reinhard Kaiser-Mühlecker - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14213897
an intensive story of a farmerfamily in my home State - upper Austria - quite nice to feel the atmosphare.

Z: Zwei zarte Lämmchen weiß wie Schnee - Hans Fallada - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13665831
A nice lovestory of a very shy man

I: Isis, die Fürstin der Nacht - Karin Jäckel - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13416806
isis tell her story of her childness in a satacic sect - darkness, hate, pain, torture are fine, love is bad - this rule was her education

W : Winterherz - Tanja Krätschmar - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14091963
A nice lovestory in winter, when Ella looks for woolves in the north of Berlin
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A -
B - The Boys In the Boat by Daniel James Brown
C - Columbine by Dave Cullen
D
E
F- Forever My Girl by Heidi McLaughlin
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H- Hold My Breath by Ginger Scott
I
J - The Jane Austen Miscellany by Lesley Bolton
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13479464/
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M- Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
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P - The Power of the Dog by Don Winslow
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T - To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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A-Z

A A winter flame by Milly Johnson
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T The Girls by Emma Cline
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has been added to the list.

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D - De doodsvogel by Samuel Bjork
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G - Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard
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I - Ik reis alleen by Samuel Bjork
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K - Krebsstation 2. Teil by Alexander Solschenitsyn
L - Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
M - Mystic River by Dennis Lehane; De man die zijn schaduw zocht by David Lagercrantz; Mijn leuk vroemtuigenboek by Richard Scarry
N - De Nevelprins by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
O
P - Pluk een roos by M.J. Arlidge
Q
R - Rood Plein by Martin Cruz Smith
S - Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konoigsburg
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Rescuing Jeffrey by Richard Galli. A book about the first few days of a boy with a spinal injury.
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* has been read since my last update
11 out of 26 read thus far

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B
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D - De doodsvogel by Samuel Bjork
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G - Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard; *Gedumpt by James Ellroy;
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I - Ik reis alleen by Samuel Bjork
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K - Krebsstation 2. Teil by Alexander Solschenitsyn
L - Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
M - Mystic River by Dennis Lehane; De man die zijn schaduw zocht by David Lagercrantz; Mijn leuk vroemtuigenboek by Richard Scarry; *De man in het hoge kasteel by Francis K. Dick
N - De Nevelprins by Carlos Ruiz Zafón; *Noah Barleywater gaat ervandoor by John Boyne
*O - Open hart by Eli Wiesel
P - Pluk een roos by M.J. Arlidge; *The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
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R - Rood Plein by Martin Cruz Smith
S - Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konoigsburg
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Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12645996

This is the best book of her's that I have read.
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#9 W

#9 W - Witches Brew by Terry Brooks, 5th in the Landover series


A - A Peculiar Malaysian Mystery by Shamini Flint
B - Bookends by Jane Green
C
D - Death of a Hollow Man by Caroline Graham
E
F
G- Golem in the Gears - Piers Anthony
H- Holy Island by LJ Ross
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P- Pleasure Unbound - Larissa Ione
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R- Reaper Man - Terry Pratchett
S - Sycamore Gap - LJ Ross
T - Tutankhamen by Nick Drake
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W- Witches Brew - Terry Brooks
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A
B
C Crime at Christmas by C.H.B. Kitchin
D Daylight by Charlaine Harris
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G Ghost Wanted by Carolyn Hart
H Hook, Line and Sinker by JBFletcher and Donald Bain
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M Morningstar by Ann Hood
N Nightshift by Charlaine Harris
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T The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
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A - Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
B - The Boys In the Boat by Daniel James Brown
C - Columbine by Dave Cullen
D - The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
E - Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
F- Forever My Girl by Heidi McLaughlin
G- The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz
H- Hold My Breath by Ginger Scott
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J - The Jane Austen Miscellany by Lesley Bolton
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13479464/
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L - Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14797601
M- Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
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P - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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R- Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
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T - To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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16: Y: Yasemins Kiosk - Christine Antons – http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14660591
a nice book of womenpower against men`s bad world - corruption

It is not so easy to find book with "Y" in German!

17: M - Mein Pochendes Leben - Ae-Ran Kim - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14959648
A sixteen old boy in a boy of an old man tells his story of his live, his thoughts of his last days, his wishes, his young partens ... very fine book - the best of this year!

18 : C: Club Kalaschnikow - Polina Daschkowa - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14266733
a Russian crimestory, quite interesting, but a bit hard to read, because you have to remember many people with their long Russian name.
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It is not so easy to find book with "Y" in German!


Some letters are definitively challenging! That could be both fun and annoying:)
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Once Upon a Secret by Mimi Alford
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14727987

I knew JFK had affairs but didn't realize he was a predator. This audio book is available to anyone in the US
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13/26

A A Natural Curiosity by Margaret Drabble Weird middle aged Brits
B Blood Men by Paul Cleave Blood thirsty crime novel set in Christchurch New Zealand. One of many books by this New Zealand author.
C
D
E Elephant Company by Vicki Croke - the story of colonial teak man in Burma who uses his skills with elephants during WW2
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I Island Beneath the Sea. By Isabel Allende Starts in Haiti and moves to Louisiana. Set in the times of slaves. Read for the 666 challenge. An enjoyable long read.
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K Krik? Krak! by Edwige Danticat A book of short stories of variable quality set in Haiti - read for the 666 challenge
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M Maps for Lost Lovers by Nadeem Aslam "Honour" murders in a Pakistani Community in a UK city. So difficult to comprehend this adherence to such a cruel code.
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O Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf. Wonderful tender exploration of love, loneliness and aging. Highly recommended
P Pachinko by Min Jin Lee Korean Family saga spanning several generations and countries last century - excellent read
Q
R
S Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord by Louis Dr Bernieres. Read for the 666 challenge, the story of a Professor who dares to challenge with his letters to the editor the drug lords with disastrous consequences for those he loves. Wonderful read.
T The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson Revenge murders of a group who seriously sexually assaulted young Indian girl from the reservation, flawed cop and Indian side kick are on the trail - first in a series . I liked the portrayal of the Indians the author seemed honest and sensitive.
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W Wonder by R J Palacio I rarely go to movies, but my friends and workmates do. I like to read the books of current movies so I can participate a little in the conversations.
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Y Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton.The final in the alphabetical series starring the lovely PI Kinsey who has been a favourite of mine since the 1970s. Purchased with a birthday gift voucher. Sad we never got to Z
Z Zeitoun by Dave Eggers A hero of the Hurricane - shows the chaos and flawed response.
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Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas. A weird book about a dysfunctional family.
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Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14910388

Enjoyed the book more than I thought I would.
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I see several players are recording titles starting with the word The as the letter of the second word.
E.g. The Chemist is being counted as C
I thought this was incorrect and was a T for this game?
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I see several players are recording titles starting with the word The as the letter of the second word.
E.g. The Chemist is being counted as C
I thought this was incorrect and was a T for this game?


Yes, titles starting with "The" should be counted as the letter T, *not* the letter of the second word! Same goes for titles starting with "A".
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Please observe the rule below! Thanks!
Words like «a» and «the», and eqivalents in other languages (like «ein»/«der» an so on in German) DO count. So «A Captain's Duty» by Richard Phillips would count as A.


The following books are listed under the wrong letter. Should be listed as the letter in the FIRST WORD, which means most of the titles below should be listed as T, as the first word is "The"

B - The Boys In the Boat by Daniel James Brown
D - The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
G- The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Lagercrantz
J - The Jane Austen Miscellany by Lesley Bolton
T - To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee


G- The Good Husband Of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith
R- The Remains Of An Altar by Phil Rickman
S - The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen


N - De Nevelprins by Carlos Ruiz Zafón; *Noah Barleywater gaat ervandoor by John Boyne


Q- The Quality of Silence, by Rosamund Lupton


G- The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman
I - The Irish Princess by Karen Harper

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After the Eclipse by Sarah Perry. A book about a murder of a mother in a small town of Maine.
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Children of Exile by Margaret Peterson
https//www.bookcrossing.com/journal/14588335
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Never did this challenge. Not sure if I will make it as I read +/- 40 books per year, but we will see how far I get.

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B
Chaosschepper by Weis & Hickman
Droom en Daad by Ahmed Aboutaleb
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Goed gestemd by Theo Capel
Het eiland van de verdwenen meisjes by Jennifer McMahon
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Leve het toerisme by Rick Zaal
Maandagskinderen by Arnaldur Indridason
Niemand leeft eeuwig by John Gardner
Omnibus by H.G. Wells
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R
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The lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
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14 out of 26 read thus far, I'm past the half way mark :-)

A
B - The Book of Air and Shadows
C
D - De doodsvogel by Samuel Bjork
E
F - From Doon with Death
G - Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard; Gedumpt by James Ellroy;
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I - Ik reis alleen by Samuel Bjork
J
K - Krebsstation 2. Teil by Alexander Solschenitsyn
L - Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
M - Mystic River by Dennis Lehane; De man die zijn schaduw zocht by David Lagercrantz; Mijn leuk vroemtuigenboek by Richard Scarry; *De man in het hoge kasteel by Francis K. Dick
N - De Nevelprins by Carlos Ruiz Zafón; Noah Barleywater gaat ervandoor by John Boyne
O - Open hart by Eli Wiesel
P - Pluk een roos by M.J. Arlidge; The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Q
R - Rood Plein by Martin Cruz Smith
S - Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konoigsburg
T
U
V
W - Watchmen by Allan Moore
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Z
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A A Siege Of Bitterns by Steve Burrows
B Best of Friends by Joanna Trollope
C Cause Of Death by Patricia Cornwell
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E
F Friday Nights by Joanna Trollope
G Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
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L Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
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P Play Dead by Angela Marsons
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T Trespass by Rose Tremain
U
V
W Wild Coast by John Gimlette
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#11 L

#11 L - Lake of Sorrows by Erin Hart - 2nd in the Nora Gavin series about a pathologist who has an interest in hog bodies



A - A Peculiar Malaysian Mystery by Shamini Flint
B - Bookends by Jane Green
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D - Death of a Hollow Man by Caroline Graham
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G- Golem in the Gears - Piers Anthony
H- Holy Island by LJ Ross
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L - Lake of Sorrows by Erin Hart
M - Murder in Steeple Martin by Lesley cookman
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P- Pleasure Unbound - Larissa Ione
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R- Reaper Man - Terry Pratchett
S - Sycamore Gap - LJ Ross
T - Tutankhamen by Nick Drake
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W- Witches Brew - Terry Brooks
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#12 M

#12 M - Murder in Steeple Martin by Lesley Cookman
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#4 - S

A non-registered fantasy book in Norwegian called "Seglet" (meaning "The Seal"), by Anne Mette Nordheim.
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#5 - J

"Jorden rundt på åtte noveller" (meaning "Around the Earth in Eight Short Stories") by 8 authors: Bjørn Esben Almaas, Ingeborg Arvola, Gaute Bie, Selma Lønning Aarø, Janicke Evelid, Øyunn Hedemann Rishøi, Jan Chr. Næss, Arne Svingen
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14701505
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Bad Country by CB McKenzie. Lots of corruption and murders in this book.
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Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14892117
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15/26

A A Natural Curiosity by Margaret Drabble Weird middle aged Brits
B Blood Men by Paul Cleave Blood thirsty crime novel set in Christchurch New Zealand. One of many books by this New Zealand author.
C
D
E Elephant Company by Vicki Croke - the story of colonial teak man in Burma who uses his skills with elephants during WW2
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G
H Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wonderful novel set in Nigeria and read for the 666 challenge. Looks in detail at three lives in the 1960s. Recommended
I Island Beneath the Sea. By Isabel Allende Starts in Haiti and moves to Louisiana. Set in the times of slaves. Read for the 666 challenge. An enjoyable long read.
J
K Krik? Krak! by Edwige Danticat A book of short stories of variable quality set in Haiti - read for the 666 challenge
L
M Maps for Lost Lovers by Nadeem Aslam "Honour" murders in a Pakistani Community in a UK city. So difficult to comprehend this adherence to such a cruel code.
N
O Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf. Wonderful tender exploration of love, loneliness and aging. Highly recommended
P Pachinko by Min Jin Lee Korean Family saga spanning several generations and countries last century - excellent read
Q
R Red Sky in Mourning by Tami Oldham Ashcraft The true story of a tragic yacht delivery
S Senor Vivo and the Coca Lord by Louis Dr Bernieres. Read for the 666 challenge, the story of a Professor who dares to challenge with his letters to the editor the drug lords with disastrous consequences for those he loves. Wonderful read.
T The Cold Dish by Craig Johnson Revenge murders of a group who seriously sexually assaulted young Indian girl from the reservation, flawed cop and Indian side kick are on the trail - first in a series . I liked the portrayal of the Indians the author seemed honest and sensitive.
U
V
W Wonder by R J Palacio I rarely go to movies, but my friends and workmates do. I like to read the books of current movies so I can participate a little in the conversations.
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Y Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton.The final in the alphabetical series starring the lovely PI Kinsey who has been a favourite of mine since the 1970s. Purchased with a birthday gift voucher. Sad we never got to Z
Z Zeitoun by Dave Eggers A hero of the Hurricane - shows the chaos and flawed response.
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Coming to Rosemont by Barbara Hinske. A short book about a small town with a bunch of problems.
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#19: V: Von Nudeln, Nockerl und Neurosen - Katharina Grabner-Hayden: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14915923

Nice shortstories of a mother and her familiy - husband, 4 sons, dogs, cats...
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A: Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7752535

D: Devil-Devil by GW Kent http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11271817

E: Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14750342

H: The History of the Snowman by Bob Eckstein http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14345500

O: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict https://www.librarything.com/---/reviews

Z: The Zahir by Paulo Coelho http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7142699




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17 out of 26 read

Added C and E in this update

A
B - The Book of Air and Shadows
C - A Cotswold Killing
D - De doodsvogel by Samuel Bjork
E - Eiland van de angst
F - From Doon with Death
G - Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard; Gedumpt by James Ellroy;
H
I - Ik reis alleen by Samuel Bjork
J
K - Krebsstation 2. Teil by Alexander Solschenitsyn
L - Last Rituals by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
M - Mystic River by Dennis Lehane; De man die zijn schaduw zocht by David Lagercrantz; Mijn leuk vroemtuigenboek by Richard Scarry; *De man in het hoge kasteel by Francis K. Dick
N - De Nevelprins by Carlos Ruiz Zafón; Noah Barleywater gaat ervandoor by John Boyne
O - Open hart by Eli Wiesel
P - Pluk een roos by M.J. Arlidge; The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
Q
R - Rood Plein by Martin Cruz Smith
S - Silent to the Bone by E.L. Konoigsburg
T - To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
U
V
W - Watchmen by Allan Moore
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Y
Z
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# U: Unsere Seelen bei Nacht - Kent Haruf - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14421474

A very nice story about two older poeple to spend the night together - to talk and not to be allone - a nice friendship grow, but the daughter and the son didnot like it

#R: Reiner Wein - Walker Martin - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15048151
The 6. plot of Bruno Chef de police in France - a story of burglary and robberyin lonesome houses, of gay - love, of the historie summer 1944, of wine ...
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Silver Bells by Deborah Raney. A book that was fair but kinda unorganized too.
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Dogwood by Chris Fabry. A strange book with a religious twist too.

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