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SIY (Set It Yourself) Reading Challenge Thirty-Second edition (April-June, 2015)

Participant Goal(s) Progress

Nu-Knees
6 books
• 3 TBR non-fiction books – 1 per month (A Parrot in My Soup and Other Complaints by Andy Frazier; Dear Lumpy, Letters to a Disobedient Daughter by Roger Mortimer and Louise Mortimer, with an introduction by her brother Lupin; Love, Nina, Despatches from Family Life by Nina Stibbe)
• 3 non-fiction books according to the Dewey decimal system – 1 per month (400s: Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages by Mark Abley; 500s: Bring Me Sunshine: A Windswept, Rain-Soaked, Sun-Kissed, Snow-Capped Guide to Our Weather by by Charlie Connelly; 600s: The Scent Trail by Celia Lyttelton)
Finished: A Parrot in My Soup and Other Complaints by Andy Frazier; Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages by Mark Abley; Dear Lumpy, Letters to a Disobedient Daughter by Roger Mortimer and Louise Mortimer, with an introduction by her brother Lupin; Bring Me Sunshine: A Windswept, Rain-Soaked, Sun-Kissed, Snow-Capped Guide to Our Weather by by Charlie Connelly; Love, Nina, Despatches from Family Life by Nina Stibbe; The Scent Trail by Celia Lyttelton
Total: Non-fiction TBRs: 3 of 3; Dewey: 3 of 3
(reported June 25th)

Aberpeter

15 books
• 10 TBRs
• 5 Audiobooks

Finished: Good Faith by Jane Smiley; Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons; Hill Towns by Anne Rivers Siddons; Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons; The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason; The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder; The Ha-Ha by Dave King; The Twelve Little Cakes by Dominika Dery; Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquirel; Hothouse Orchid by Stuart Woods
Total: Audiobooks: 5 of 5; TBRs: 4 of 10
Current Books: A Cup of Friendship by Deborah Rodriguez (reported June 30th)

Ibis3

12 books
• 3 CanLit Challenge books (The Sacrifice by Adele Wiseman; A Choice of Enemies by Mordecai Richler)
• 9 TBRs (Adam Bede by George Eliot; The Wood Beyond by Reginald Hill; Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie; God and the Folly of Faith by Victor Stenger)
• Books Zeta, Eta, and Theta of Metaphysica (Metaphysics) by Aristotle
• Raymond Chandler or Star Trek story (“The Killer in the Rain” by Raymond Chandler)
• Chapters 6-15 of Canadian Poetry 1920 to 1960 by Brian Trehearne

Finished: The Sacrifice by Adele Wiseman; The Wood Beyond by Reginald Hill; Murder in Mesopotamia by Agatha Christie; A Choice of Enemies by Mordecai Richler; Canadian Poetry 1920 to 1960 by Brian Trehearne, c. 6-15; “The Killer in the Rain” by Raymond Chandler; Adam Bede by George Eliot
Total: CanLit: 2 of 3; TBRs: 3 of 9; TBR Selections: 2 of 3
Current Books: Under the Ribs of Death by John Marlyn @p.141 of 295; God and the Folly of Faith by Victor Stenger @3% (reported June 23rd)


Katethegreyt
15 books
Finished: Wrong Information Is Being Given Out at Princeton by J.P. Donleavy; X'ed Out by Charles Burns; The Hive by Charles Burns; The Other by David Guterson; Still Life by Louise Penny; Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiaasen; Swamplandia! by Karen Russell; The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman; A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton Porter; A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny; Trigger Warning - Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman; The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey; Gone by Mo Hayder; Nightmares and Dreamscapes by Stephen King; The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison; God Help the Child by Toni Morrison; From a Buick 8 by Stephen King
Total: 16 of 15
(reported June 21st)

bluenoser
18 books
• 4 books from Other BCers (Friends in High Places by Donna Leon; Acqua Alta by Donna Leon; The Shores of Darkness by Diana Norman; The Last Queen by C. W. Gortner)
• 14 Other TBRs
Finished: Plum Spooky by Janet Evanovich; 206 Bones by Kathy Reichs; The Shores of Darkness by Diana Norman; A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen; The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly; Friends in High Places by Donna Leon; Felicia's Journey by William Trevor; A Noble Killing by Barbara Nadel; Seconds Away by Harlan Coben; The Last Queen by C. W. Gortner; The Lizard's Bite by David Hewson; Adrian Mole: the Cappuccino Years by Sue Townsend; The Crown in the Heather by N. Gemini Sasson; In Pale Battalions by Robert Goddard; Acqua Alta by Donna Leon; U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton; House of Silence by Linda Gillard; The Darkening Glass by Paul Doherty
Total: BCers: 4 of 4; TBRs: 14 of 14
(reported June 15th)

NICNIC2
15 books
Finished: Tigerman by Nick Harkaway; H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald; Shakespeare: The Biography Volume 1 by Peter Ackroyd; The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Total: 4 of 15
Current Books: Viper Wine by Hermione Eyre (reported May 12th)

dutch-book

24 books
• 3 BC books self registered in 2007, 2008, or 2009
• 3 BC books registered by other BCers in 2008, 2009, or 2010
• 10 Others

Finished: The Kingmaker´s Daughter by Philippa Gregory; Onder volwassenen by Sophie Dahl; De tweeling by Tessa de Loo; Detection Unlimited by Georgette Heyer; A Friend Like Ben by Julia Romp
Total: Other: 3 of 10; BCers 2008-10: 2 of 3
Current Books: De vrouw in de kooi by Jussi Adler-Olsen (reported April 21st)

minesayn

14 books
• 3 Library Book Group books (The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan; A Painted House by John Grisham; The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman)
• 3 BC books (The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt; Karma Girl by Jennifer Estep; The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory)
• 7 ARC Giveaway books (Zac & Mia by A.J. Betts; The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson; Until You’re Mine by Samantha Hayes; Haven Lake by Holly Robinson; A Star Called Lucky by Bapsy Jain; At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen; Dangerous Alliance by Kyra Davis)
• 1 SIY31 book (The Big Crowd by Kevin Baker)

Finished: The Big Crowd by Kevin Baker; The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan; Karma Girl by Jennifer Estep; The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson; A Painted House by John Grisham; Zac & Mia by A.J. Betts; Dangerous Alliance by Kyra Davis; Haven Lake by Holly Robinson; The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt; The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman; A Star Called Lucky by Bapsy Jain; At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen; Until You’re Mine by Samantha Hayes; The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
Total: SIY31: 1 of 1; Library Group: 3 of 3; BCers: 3 of 3; ARC: 7 of 7
(reported June 30th)

NancyNova

12 books

Finished: Before the Storm by Diane Chamberlain; The Claddagh Ring by Malachy McCourt; Secrets She Left Behind by Diane Chamberlain; Sisters of Shiloh by Kathy & Becky Hepinstall; Blue Like Jazz by Donald Miller; Me Before You by Jojo Moyes; Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah; The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins; Biblical Amnesia by Scott W. Gustafson; The Virtues of Oxygen by Susan Schoeberger; Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss; Cold Rock River by J.L. Miles
Total: 12 of 12
(reported June 25th)

lane1088

27 books
• 24 TBRs
• 3 Bookclub books

Finished: The Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry; BOQ by N. P. Simpson; The Book of Madness & Cures by Regina O'Melveny; Dangerous To Know by Tasha Alexander; The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd; Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson; Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson; Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson; Death in the Devil's Acre by Anne Perry; Small Favor by Jim Butcher; The Alien Years by Robert Silverberg; Slaves of Obsession by Anne Perry; The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman; The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson; A Grave Talent by Laurie King; Faithful Place by Tana French; The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman; The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman; Brass Man by Neal Asher; Zero History by William Gibson; Liar's Bench by Kim Michele Richardson; A Night Too Dark by Dana Stabenow; Void Moon by Michael Connelly; The Fifth Witness by Michael Connelly; Turn Coat by Jim Butcher Changes by Jim Butcher
Total: TBRs: 23 of 24; Bookclubs: 3 of 3
Current Book: Cross Bones by Kathy Reichs (reported June 25th)

Fifna

9 books or 2700pp

Finished: Enigma by Robert Harris; Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck; The Courage Consort by Michel Faber; The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian; The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole; Not Fade Away by Jim Dodge; Zeitoun by Dave Eggers; Is It Just Me? by Miranda Hart; The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer; The Circle by Dave Eggers
Total: Books: 10 of 9; Pages: 2886 of 2700pp
(reported June 27th)

Diane-Fraser

12 books
• 2 SIY30 books (Revelation by C.J Sansom; Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult)
• 4 SIY31 books (I'm Watching You by Karen Rose; Never Go Back by Lee Child; The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams; Time for a Change by Erica James)
• 2 TBRs (Sindbad the Sailor by Anon; Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger)
• 4 BookCrossed books (The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King; The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank; Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson; Lost 1: Endangered Species by Cathy Hapka)

Finished: I'm Watching You by Karen Rose; Sindbad the Sailor by Anon; The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King; The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank; The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams; Revelation by C.J Sansom; Never Go Back by Lee Child; Lost 1: Endangered Species by Cathy Hapka; Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult; Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson; Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger; Time for a Change by Erica James
Total: SIY31: 4 of 4; TBRs: 2 of 2; BC: 4 of 4; SIY30: 2 of 2
(reported June 29th)

book-a-neer
20 books
• 3 1001 books (Ignorance by Milan Kundera; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon; TBD)
• 15 Other Fiction books (Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcon; Divergent by Veronica Roth; Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams)
• 2 Nonfiction books (Bees, Knees and Barmy Armies by Harry Oliver; Up Pohnpei by Paul Watson)
Finished: Divergent by Veronica Roth; Life, the Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams; The Ghost by Robert Harris; Ignorance by Milan Kundera; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon; Bees, Knees and Barmy Armies by Harry Oliver; Up Pohnpei by Paul Watson; One Shot by Lee Child; Lost City Radio by Daniel Alarcon; The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid; Core of Evil by Nigel McCrery; Intimacy by Hanif Kureishi; Memory of Water by Emmi Itaranta; Hot Water by P G Wodehouse; The Mephisto Club by Tess Geritsen; To Love, Honour and Betray by Kathy Lette; The Tesseract by Alex Garland; Frangipani by Celestine Hitiura Vaite; Iron Orchid by Stuart Woods; Fiddlers by E McBain; The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman
Total: Other Fiction: 16 of 15; 1001: 3 of 3; Nonfiction: 2 of 2
(reported June 29th)

Flutterbies9

6 books
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
• 5 TBRs

Finished: From Doon with Death by Ruth Rendall; The Spycatcher by Matthew Dunn; Rebel Heiress by Fiona Mountain; The Winter Garden Mystery by Carola Dunn; Requiem for a Mezzo by Carola Dunn; A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth; Julie and Romeo by Jeanne Ray
Total: TBRs: 6 of 5; A Suitable Boy
(reported June 22nd)

gypsysmom
• 30 books
• 4 episodes of Ulysses by James Joyce
Finished: Daniel Deronda, Book I (The Spoiled Child) by George Eliot; Ruined: A Novel by Paula Morris; Daniel Deronda, Book II by George Eliot; Daniel Deronda, Book III by George Eliot; Love Song by Nikki Gemmell; Daniel Deronda, Book IV by George Eliot; Blind Descent by Nevada Barr; Daniel Deronda, Book V by George Eliot; Ulysses by James Joyce, episode 5; Curiosity by Joan Thomas; Daniel Deronda, Book VI (Revelations) by George Eliot; Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel; Daniel Deronda, Book VII by George Eliot; Daniel Deronda, Book VIII by George Eliot; Intolerable by Kamal Al-Solaylee; And the Birds Rained Down by Jocelyne Saucier; On the Move by Oliver Sacks; Dreams from my Father by Barack Obama; The Magician's Lie by Greer Macallister; Jane by April Lindner; Rodin's Lover by Heather Webb; Aftermath by Farley Mowat; Ulysses by James Joyce, Episodes 6 & 7; Taming the Beast by Emily Maguire; All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr; Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline; The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence; Depth by Lev AC Rosen; Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear; Ulysses by James Joyce, Episode 8; Beethoven's Tenth by Brian Harvey; Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie; The Night Watch by Sarah Walters
Total: Books: 30 of 30; Ulysses: 4 of 4
(reported June 22nd)

ask-ask

9 books
• 1 French book
• 4 books for the 1000 Books Challenge
• 4 Others
8 episodes of Ulysses by James Joyce

(reported April 1st)

tanne79
4000 pp
including 3 books off MTBR 2010
Finished: Brothers by Ted van Lieshout; Kurz bevor das Glück beginnt by Agnès Ledig; Simplify Your Life by Werner Tiki Küstenmacher; Herzensschwestern by Åsa Hellberg; Der Mann von nebenan by Amelie Fried; Nur einen Horizont entfernt by Lori Nelson Spielman; Der Tag, an dem ich aufhörte, "Beeil Dich" zu sagen by Rachel Macy Stafford
Total: 2335pp of 4000; TBRs: 2 of 3
Current Books: (reported June 14th)

Lamilla

12 books
• 3 Audiobooks/Audioplays
• 3 books in German
• 6 BC books

Finished: Departures: Seven Stories from Heathrow by Tony Parsons; Smaragdgrün (Liebe geht durch alle Zeiten 3) by Kerstin Gier; Salem Falls by Jodi Picoult; He's Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo; J: A Novel by Howard Jacobson/
Total: BC: 4 of 6; German: 1 of 3
Current Books: Arkadien erwacht (Arkadien #1) by Kai Meyer; Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer @50%; To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris; Friday Nights by Joanna Trollope; Ich will es doch auch!: (K)ein Beziehungs-Roman by Ellen Berg (reported June 1st)

Izzy5000

11 books

Finished: The White Queen by Phillipa Gregory; Wish Upon a Star by Mary Sheldon; Murder of a Bookstore Babe by Denise Swanson; Sirena by Donna Jo Napoli; Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks; Zombie Haiku by Ryan Mecum; Losing Absalom by Alexs D. Pate; The Scorch Trials by James Dashner; The Death Cure by James Dashner; The Kill Order by James Dashner; Wool by Hugh Howey
Total: 11 of 11
(reported June 8th)