SIY Challenge First Edition (July-September, 2007) SIY Challenge Tenth Edition (October-December, 2009) SIY Challenge Twelth Edition (April-June, 2010) SIY Challenge Thirteenth Edition (July-September, 2010) SIY Challenge Fourteenth Edition (October-December, 2010) SIY Challenge Fifteenth Edition (January-March, 2011) SIY Challenge Sixteenth Edition (April-June, 2011) SIY Challenge Seventeenth Edition (April-June, 2011) SIY Challenge Eighteenth Edition (October-December, 2011)
SIY Challenge Nineteenth Edition (January-March, 2012) SIY Challenge Twentieth Edition (January-March, 2012) SIY Challenge Twenty-First Edition (July-September, 2012) SIY Challenge Twenty-Second Edition (October-December, 2012) SIY Challenge Twenty-Third Edition (January-March, 2013) SIY Challenge Twenty-Fourth Edition (April-June, 2013) SIY Challenge Twenty-Fifth Edition (July-September, 2013) SIY Challenge Twenty-Sixth Edition (October-December, 2013) SIY Challenge Twenty-Seventh Edition (January-March, 2014) Reader of the Stack Home


SIY (Set It Yourself) Reading Challenge Twenty-eighth edition (April-June, 2014)

Participant Goal(s) Progress

Nu-Knees
9 books
• 3 Classics – 1 per month (The Dead Alive by Wilkie Collins; The Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins; Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins)
• 3 TBR non-fiction books – 1 per month (Becoming Jane Austen by Jon Spence; The Bronte Story by Margaret Lane; Wilkie Collins by Peter Ackroyd)
• 3 non-fiction books according to the Dewey decimal system – 1 per month (300s: Celtic Myths by Bill Price; 400s: The Meaning of Everything by Simon Winchester; 500s: Chaotic Fishponds and Mirror Universes: The maths that governs our world by Richard Elwes)
Finished: The Dead Alive by Wilkie Collins; Celtic Myths by Bill Price; Becoming Jane Austen by Jon Spence; The Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins; The Meaning of Everything by Simon Winchester; The Bronte Story by Margaret Lane; Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins; Wilkie Collins by Peter Ackroyd; Chaotic Fishponds and Mirror Universes: The maths that governs our world by Richard Elwes
Total: Classics: 3 of 3; Dewey: 3 of 3; Non-fiction TBRs: 3 of 3
(reported June 14th)

Ibis3

9 38 books
• 4 CanLit Challenge books (Sarah Binks by Paul Hiebert; The Innocent Traveller by Ethel Wilson; Turvey by Earle Birney; Poets Between the Wars by Milton Wilson, ed.)
19 TBRs from other BookCrossers (“One of Our Planets is Missing” by Alan Dean Foster)
14 of Metaphysica (Metaphysics) by Aristotle (Books Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon)
• 2 Audiobooks (Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe; The Surgeon’s Mate by Patrick O'Brian)
• 3 Other TBRs (The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis; Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie; The Moorland Cottage by Elizabeth Gaskell)

Finished: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie; “One of Our Planets is Missing” by Alan Dean Foster; Sarah Binks by Paul Hiebert; The Innocent Traveller by Ethel Wilson; The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis; Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe; Poets Between the Wars by Milton Wilson, ed.
Total: Other: 2 of 3; BCers': 19 of 19; CanLit: 3 of 4; Audiobooks: 1 of 2
Current Books: The Surgeon’s Mate by Patrick O'Brian @min. 574 of 750; Turvey by Earle Birney @p.153 of 352 (reported June 30th)


Aberpeter

12 books
• 3 Audiobooks (Compulsion by Jonathan Kellerman; The Snowman by Jo Nesbo; Blue Heaven by C.J. Box)
• 4 Self-registered books (Down by the Riverside by Jackie Lynn; Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon; A Socialite Scorned by Kerrie Droban; A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan)
• 5 books registered by Other BCers (Angels Fall by Nora Roberts; Strange Fits of Passion by Anita Shreve; Sucker Punch by Sammi Carter; Between, Georgia by Joshilyn Jackson; My Story by Elizabeth Smart with Chris Stewart)

Finished: A Day Late and a Dollar Short by Terry McMillan; A Socialite Scorned by Kerrie Droban; The Snowman by Jo Nesbo; Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon; The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton; My Story by Elizabeth Smart with Chris Stewart; Blue Heaven by C.J. Box; Down by the Riverside by Jackie Lynn; Angels Fall by Nora Roberts; Compulsion by Jonathan Kellerman; Sucker Punch by Sammi Carter; Between, Georgia by Joshilyn Jackson; Strange Fits of Passion by Anita Shreve
Total: Own TBRs: 4 of 4; Audiobooks: 3 of 3; Bonus: 1; BCers: 5 of 5
(reported June 18th)

minesayn

10 books
• 3 Library Book Group books (King Peggy by Peggieleane Bartels and Eleanor Herman; The Dinner by Herman Koch; The Light Between the Oceans by M.L. Stedman)
• 2 Oldest BC books (3rd Degree by James Patterson; The Beautiful Ship by John B. Prescott)
• 5 First Read Giveaway books (The City Center by Simone Pond; The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick; Silver Bells by Deborah Raney; Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer; The Pink Suit by Nicole Mary Kelby)

Finished: The Beautiful Ship by John B. Prescott; King Peggy by Peggieleane Bartels and Eleanor Herman; Only Time Will Tell by Jeffrey Archer; 3rd Degree by James Patterson; The City Center by Simone Pond; The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick; Silver Bells by Deborah Raney; The Dinner by Herman Koch; The Pink Suit by Nicole Mary Kelby; The Light Between the Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Total: BCers: 2 of 2; Library: 3 of 3; First Read: 5 of 5
(reported June 8th)

Diane-Fraser

12 books

Finished: Celestial Navigation by Anne Tyler; Life, the Universe, and Everything by Douglas Adams; Knife Edge by Malorie Blackman; The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell; So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams; Girl who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson; Worth Dying For by Lee Child; The Interpretation of Murder by Jed Rubenfeld; The Affair by Lee Child; The Dogs of Riga by Henning Mankell; Not the End of the World by Kate Atkinson; George Burns- In His Own Words by Herb Fagen
Total: 12 of 12
(reported June 13th)

bluenoser
18 TBRs
Finished: The Falcons of Montabard by Elizabeth Chadwick; When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro; The Swallows of Kabul by Yasmina Khadra; River of the Dead by Barbara Nadel; One Dog at a Time by Pen Farthing; The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway; The Harmony Silk Factory by Tash Aw; The Scarlet Lion by Elizabeth Chadwick; Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear; Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death by M. C. Beaton; The Last English King by Julian Rathbone; The Forger by Paul Watkins; No Law in the Land by Michael Jecks; A Sea of Troubles by Donna Leon; Undue Influence by Anita Brookner; Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell; Fault Line by Robert Goddard; Muddy Waters by Judy Astley
Total: TBRs: 18 of 18
(reported June 22nd)

Katethegreyt
26 books Finished: Pagan Babies by Elmore Leonard; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling; Blink & Caution by Tim Wynne-Jones; Road Dogs by Elmore Leonard; The Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett; Timmy Failure No. 1: Mistakes Were Made by Stephan Pastis; Don't Whatever Me, Ever - Confessions of a Newspaper Columnist by Kay Thomas; The Green Man by Kingsley Amis; The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce
Total: 9 of 26
Current Books: The Orenda by Joseph Boyden; Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling (reported June 20th)

katrinat
24 books
• 14 books from other BCers
• 3 books of Poetry– 1 per month
• 3 books of Short Stories – 1 per month
• 3 Plays – 1 per month
• 1 Other (Moby Dick by Herman Melville)
(reported March 22nd)

gypsysmom

21 books:
• 3 books from SIY27
• 10 books from the Library
• 2 books by Thomas Hardy
• 2 borrowed books
• 2 books from BCers
• 2 books from publishers or Library Thing

Finished: The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs; The Good Lord Bird by James McBride; The Rain Before It Falls by Jonathan Coe; Moonrise by Cassandra King; The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy; The Harem Midwife by Roberta Rich; Tell the Wolves I'm Home: A Novel by Carol Rifka; The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton; Let Him Go by Larry Watson; Hild: A Novel by Nicola Griffith; Juba Good by Vicki Delaney; The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield; The Incrementalists by Steven Brust and Skyler White; Changing Heaven by Jane Urquhart; Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi; The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz; Rest Not in Peace by Mel Starr
Total: SIY27: 2 of 3; Library: 10 of 10; Hardy: 1 of 2; Borrowed: 1 of 2; Free: 2 of 2; BCers': 1 of 2
Current Books: A Changed Man and Other Stories by Thomas Hardy (reported June 29th)

Fifna

9 books or 2700pp

Finished: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes; All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman; The Blackhouse by Peter May; The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell; The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
Total: Books: 5 of 9; Pages: 1689 of 2700pp
Current Book: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (reported June 7th)

T02S03B11D20

21 books
• 3 animal books
• 3 Kindle books
• 3 State Challenge books
• 12 TBRs

Finished: Then Came You by Jennifer Weiner; A New Leash on Life by Susan Conant; Second Honeymoon by James Patterson; The Wednesday Letters by Jason Wright; Dr. Sleep by Stephen King; Killing Cassidy by Jeanne Dams; The Vision by Heather Graham; Tea and Trouble Brewing by Dorcas Smucker; The Dog Who Danced by Susan Wilson; Secondhand Spirit by Juliet Blackwell; The Night Circus by Erin Morganstein; Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich; A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin; Emily and Einstein by Linda Francis Lee; The Man in the Green Chevy by Susan Rogers Cooper; Organized for Murder by Ritter Ames; Point No Point by Mary Logue; Divergent by Veronica Roth; Two Ghosts Haunt a Grave by Janet McNulty; Dakota Dawn by Lauraine Snelling; A Dog's Journey by W. Bruce Cameron
Total: TBRs: 12 of 12; Animal: 3 of 3; Kindle: 3 of 3; State: 3 of 3
(reported June 29th)

NICNIC2
20 books
• 3 Folio Society books
• 12 Printed books
• 5 Kindle books
Finished: The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald; Burial Rites by Hannah Kent; Dear Life by Alice Munro; The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt; The Technologists by Matthew Pearl; The Undertaking by Audrey Magee; Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Total: Printed: 5 of 12; Kindle: 2 of 5
Current Books: The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien (reported May 24th)

geileis

10 books
• 2 Non-Fiction (Portrait of Jane Austen by David Cecil; The Road to Middlemarch: My Life with George Eliot by Rebecca Mead)
• 2 Fiction (The History of Pendennis, Volume 1 by William Thackeray; Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell)
• 6 TBA

Finished: Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers; The Road to Middlemarch: My Life with George Eliot by Rebecca Mead; Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers; The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
Total: TBAs: 3 of 6; Non-fiction: 1 of 2
Current Books: Portrait of Jane Austen by David Cecil; The History of Pendennis, Volume 1 by William Thackeray; Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell; Middlemarch by George Eliot (reported June 14th)

dark-draco

30 books
• 2 Old TBRs (The Horse by J. Warren Evans et al.; Horse and Man by Luigi Gianoli)
• 13 books in the Dune series
• 15 Others

Finished: Mercer's Whore by JK Haderack; The Horse Our Heritage by Vincent Haddelsey; House Atreides by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson; Equus: The Horse in the Roman World by Ann Hyland; House Harkonnen by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson; House Corrino by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson; On the Edge by Richard Hammond; Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein; Others by James Herbert
Total: Others: 6 of 15; Dune: 3 of 13
Current Book: The Horse by J. Warren Evans et al. @c.10 of 21; Horse and Man by Luigi Gianoli @p. 117 of 439; No Surrender, No Retreat by Jane Killick; Allan Quatermain by HR Haggard (reported May 13th)

NancyNova

12 books

Finished: Enslaved by Ducks by Bob Tarte; Emily and Einstein by Linda Francis Lee; The Book Club by Mary Alice Monroe; The Well and The Mine by Gin Phillips; Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie; Incantation by Alice Hoffman; Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson; A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley; When I Found You by Catherin Ryan Hyde; The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman; I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb; Pago Pago Tango by John Enright
Total: 12 of 12
(reported June 25th)

Nauris
• 6 TBR Books
• 10 Medium length texts
• 20 Short texts
Finished: Emma /kevät 2014; Entisöinti palautti Tamminiemen 1970-luvulle by Arja-Leena Paavola; Tubular Steel Furniture: Antecedents and Early History by Anonymous; The World at the End Time by Frederik Pohl; Kulmakaapin restaurointi - Kulmakaappien historia Suomessa ja liuotingeelien käyttömahdollisuudet maalinpoistossa by Annu Pekala; Prior repairs: When Should They Be Preserved? by Jean D. Portell; A Conservation Collaboration: The James Monroe Gilded Ceremonial Armchair by Rick Vogt; History in the Making: A Gilding Atelier in Northern France Celebrates 100 years by Anne Vazquez; Taapeli 2014; Burnishing the Gilded Surface by Marty Horowitz & Lou Tilmont; Scandinavian retro 2/2014; Sarjainfo 4/2013; Jehåvasjäveln by Henrik Pettersson; The History and Technology of Waveform Moldings: Reproducing and Using Moxon's "Waving Engine" by Jonathan Thornton; Steambending: Heat and Moisture Plasticize Wood by William A Keyser, Jr.; Jean Dunand: A French Art Déco Artist Working with Asian Lacquer by Mechthild Baumeister; Art deco ja funktionalismi by Kaarina Peltonen & Jarno Peltonen; Safe, Simple and Effective Cleaning of Shellac Coated Furniture: Are Tensides a Well Motivated Alternative? by Sofia Rydell; Cay Sundströmin kokoelma Pekingissä - ohjeita kokoelmanhoitoon by Stella Karlsson & Anu-Katri Kurkela; Museo "ett hem" by Rolf Nummelin; Kesälapsi by Tove Jansson; Muista Flebasta by Iain M. Banks; Mary and the Giant by Philip K. Dick; Tosinaisen käsikirja by Tuija Tiitinen; Liimat ja liisterit by Yrjö Talvitie; Nukkekaappi by Tove Jansson
Total: Medium: 8 of 10; Short: 13 of 20; Books: 5 of 6
Current Books:(reported June 29th)

wheepaperclips
30 books
• 10 books by unread Female Authors
• 20 Others
(reported March 27th)

lane1088

17 books
• 15 TBRs
• 2 Bookclub books
15 magazines

Finished: The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay; The Language of Bees by Laurie King; Fatal Voyage by Kathy Reichs; Entertainment Weekly (January 24 2014; January 31/February 7 2014; February 14 2014; February 21 2014; February 28 2014; March 7 2014; March 14 2014; March 21 2014; March 28 2014; April 4 2014; April 11 2014; May 9 2014); Saathee (April 2014; May 2014); The Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene; Defend and Betray by Anne Perry; Monitor (October 2013); The Resurrectionist by Matthew Guinn; Grave Secrets by Kathy Reichs; Eldest by Christopher Paolini; The Engines of God by Jack McDevitt; Dead Beat by Jim Butcher; The Book of Love by Kathleen McGowan; The Poet Prince by Kathleen McGowan; V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton; Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
Total: Bookclubs: 2 of 2; TBRs: 12 of 15; Magazines: 15 of 15
Current Book: (reported June 30th)

tanne79
14 books
• 2 books from other BCers
• 1 Advent calendar book
• 3 books for German Reduce TBRs Challenge
• 2 books from a Crime books subscription
• 6 Others (The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey; Küstennebel by Gisa Pauly; The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty; Swimming with Sharks by Nele Neuhaus; The Keepsake (US)/Keeping the Dead (UK) by Tess Gerritsen; Killing Place (UK)/Ice Cold (US) by Tess Gerritsen)
Finished: Küstennebel by Gisa Pauly; The Last Anniversary by Liane Moriarty; Nomadentochter (Desert Dawn) by Waris Dirie; Still, still (Little Face) by Sophie Hannah; Femme Fatale by Martin Walker; Grabkammer (German)/The Keepsake (US)/Keeping the Dead (UK) by Tess Gerritsen; Große Pause by Marga Bayerwaltes; Zeit des Zorns (Savages) by Don Winslow; The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Total: Others: 4 of 6; German TBR: 2 of 3; BCers: 2 of 2; Crime: 1 of 2
Current Books: (reported June 29th)

Neuilly
6 full books
• 1 Non-Library book
• 5 Others
1 Unfinished book
Finished: The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Total: Others: 1 of 5
Current Books: The Dream of Scipio by Iain Pears (reported April 5th)

Lamilla

21 books
• 6 Non-Fiction books (Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg; Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell; Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling; Yes Sister, No Sister: My Life as a Trainee Nurse in 1950s Yorkshire by Jennifer Craig; Is It Just Me? by Miranda Hart; Bobby On The Beat by Pamela Rhodes)
• 7 BC books (Sweet Tooth: A Novel by Ian McEwan; The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri; The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, book 1) by Jasper Fforde; Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, book 2) by Jasper Fforde; The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers; Second Chance by Jane Green; The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next, book 3) by Jasper Fforde)
• 4 Audiobooks (The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery; 11/22/63 by Stephen King; An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield; The Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien)
• 4 Others (Анна Каренина by Л. Н. Толстой; Боль by Евгений Гришковец; Divergent by Veronica Roth)

Finished: The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery; Боль by Евгений Гришковец; Sweet Tooth: A Novel by Ian McEwan; An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield; Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg; Divergent by Veronica Roth; The Eyre Affair (Thursday Next, book 1) by Jasper Fforde; Second Chance by Jane Green; Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling; Lost in a Good Book (Thursday Next, book 2) by Jasper Fforde; The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next, book 3) by Jasper Fforde; 11/22/63 by Stephen King; Is It Just Me? by Miranda Hart; Yes Sister, No Sister: My Life as a Trainee Nurse in 1950s Yorkshire by Jennifer Craig; Bobby On The Beat by Pamela Rhodes; The Third Policeman by Flann O'Brien
Total: Audiobooks: 4 of 4; Other: 2 of 4; BC: 5 of 7; Non-Fiction: 5 of 6
Current Book: Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell @50%; The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri @75% ; What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite by David DiSalvo (reported June 29th)

book-a-neer
15 books Finished: She by H. Rider Haggard; The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler; Not Without my Daughter by Bethy Mahmoody The Same Earth by Kei Miller; The Best Man To Die by Ruth Rendell; Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller; The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky; Buxton Spice by Oonya Kempadoo; Nemesis by Agatha Christie; Eleven by Mark Watson; The Mystic Masseur by V S Naipaul; Honour Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer; Cross Lines by Maeve Binchy; Good Omens by T Pratchett & N Gaiman; The Girl Who Married a Lion by Alexander McCall Smith
Total: 15 of 15
(reported June 21st)