2019 Ten by Ten Challenge



The goal is to read ten books in ten categories 

1% of 1001 Books 
Book Chain 
Creative Nonfiction
Digits and Directions
Fantasy Rules
Hubby's Picks
Revisit old Friends 
Sound of Silence
Who's on First
Whodunits
Steampunk
Romance
Thrillers


Categories may be adjusted during the year and there may be some overlap.




Creative Non Fiction


  1. Benedict Option - Rod Dreher  - (January)
  2. The Cat Who Came for Christmas - Cleveland Armory (January)
  3. View from the Cheap Seats - Neil Gaiman (January)
  4. Thanks a Thousand - A.J. Jacobs - (February)
  5. King Alfred's English - Laurie White (February)
  6. Writers and their Notebooks - Diana Raab (March)
  7. Writer's Guide to Persistence - Jordan Rosenfeld (March)
  8. Writing From the Inside Out - Dennis Palumbo
  9. Story Trumps Structure - Stephen James 
  10. Secret Sisterhood


Digits and Directions



  1. Thanks a Thousand - A.J. Jacobs
  2. Northern Lights - Nora Roberts
  3. Circle of the Moon - Faith Hunter
  4. Deep Fathom - James Rollins
  5. Summer on Mirror Lake - Joanna Ross 
  6. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore
  7. The First Prophet - Kay Hooper
  8. Under Currents - Nora Roberts
  9. Rise of Magicks - Nora Roberts 
  10. Lost Art of Letter Writing - Menna Van Praag

Fantasy Rules



  1. Night and Silence - Seanan McGuire (#12 October Daye)
  2. Lover Eternal - J.R. Ward (#1 Black Dagger Brotherhood)
  3. Justice Calling - Annie Bellett 
  4. Heat Stroke - Rachel Caine  (#2 Weather Warden)
  5. Dime a Demon - Devon Monk  (#4 Ordinary)
  6. Unlit - Keri Arthur (#1 Kingdom of Earth and Air)
  7. Trail of Lightning - Rebecca Roanhorse 
  8. The Black God's Drums -  P. Djeli Clark
  9. The Shape of Water - Guillermo Del Toro 
  10. Circle of the Moon - Faith Hunter 


Revisit old Friends

  1. Death and Relaxation - Devon Monk (Ordinary Series)Psy 
  2. Changeling series # 1 -18 -  Nalini Singh,
  3. Dirk and Steele series 1 -3  Marjorie M Lui
  4. Black Dagger Brotherhood - J.R. Ward
  5. Barefoot Bay series - Roxanne St Claire
  6. Night Stalker series - M.L Buchman 
  7. Soulwood Series - Faith Hunter
  8. Guild hunter series - Nalini Singh
  9. Northern Lights  - Nora Roberts 
  10. Born of Darkness - Lara Adrian (#1 Midnight Breed Hunter Legacy, e)




    Romance


    1. Act Like It - Lucy Parker (#1 London Celebrities ) 
    2. Black Hawk - Joanne Bourne (#4 spymaster, historical romance)
    3. Changing Habits - Debbie Macomber (Contemporary Romance, 400)
    4. Dangerous to Trust - Teresa Hill (#1 Spies, Lies and Lovers)
    5. Must Love Weiners - Casey Griffin. (Romance, 359)
    6. Summer on Mirror Lake - Joanna Ross  (#3 Honeymoon Harbor, romance, 432)
    7. Old Dog, New Tricks - Roxanne St Claire (#8 The Dogfather)
    8. Hot under the Collar - Roxanne St Claire (#1 Dogmothers, romance, 376) 
    9. Under Currents - Nora Roberts   (Romantic suspense, 448)
    10. Weaver Takes a Wife - Sheri Cobb Smith (Historical London)




    Sound of Silence

    1. Psy Changeling series reread- Nalini Singh (counts as 5)
    2. Night and Silence - Seanan McGuire (#12 October Daye)
    3. Silver Silver- Nalini Singh
    4. Ocean Light - Nalini Singh
    5. Archer's Voice - Mia Sheridan
    6. Silence - Michelle Sagara  

    Steampunk



    1. Lady of Devices - Shelley Adina (#1 Magnificent Devices)
    2. Her Own Devices #2
    3. Magnificent Devices #3
    4. Brilliant Devices #4
    5. A Lady of Resources #5
    6. A Lady of Spirit #6
    7. A Lady of Integrity #7
    8. A Gentleman of Means #8
    9. Devices Brightly Shining #9
    10. Fields of Air #10 

    Thrillers 

    1.       Deep Fathom  - James Rollins  
    2.       Crucible - James Rollins #13 Sigma Force
    3.       Origin - Dan Brown 
    4.       Promise Not to Tell - Jayne Ann Krentz 
    5.       Rise of Magicks - Nora Roberts (Supernatural)
    6.       The First Prophet - Kay Hooper  (#1 Bishop files, Paranormal,)



    Who's on First
    New to me authors




    1.  Must Love Weiners - Casey Griffin
    2. Trail of Lightning - Rebecca Roanhorse
    3. Wife of the Gods - Kwei Quartey  
    4. The Cat Who Came for Christmas - Cleveland Armory
    5. Justice Calling - Annie Bellett 
    6. Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore - Matthew Sullivan
    7. Linesman - S.K. Dunstall
    8. The Shape of Water - Guillermo Del Toro
    9. Nick of Time - Ted Bell
    10. Act Like It - Lucy Parker


    Whodunit's
    Bookish detectives, sleuths, and private eyes.

    1. Killing Floor - Lee Child (#1 Jack Reacher)
    2. Morbid Taste for Bones - Ellis Peters (#1 Brother Cadfael)
    3. Amnesia - G.H. Ephron (#1 Peter Zak)
    4. Wife of the Gods - Kwei Quartey  (#1 Darko Dawson
    5. Amnesia - G.H. Ephron (#1 Peter Zak Medical Mystery
    6. Chalk Circle Man - Fred Vargas   (#1 Adamsberg)
    7. Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie
    8. Death of the Red Heroine - Qui Xiaolong
    9. Lady of Devices - Shelley Adina
    10. Origin - Dan Brown

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