Here is an excellent challenge for lovers of crime, mystery, suspense and thrillers.  The review site Books, Movies Reviews! Oh My! instigated this one, and asks for a monthly check-in.  Here are the rules:

Challenge Rules:

  • You can read any book that is from the mystery/suspense/thriller/crime genres. Any sub-genres are welcome as long as they incorporate one of these genres.
  • You don’t need a blog to participate but you do need a place to post your reviews to link up. (blog, Goodreads, booklikes, shelfari, etc.)
  • Make a goal post [that’s this page] and link it back here with your goal for this challenge.
  • Books need to be novellas or novels, please no short stories. (At least 100 pages +)
  • Crossovers into other challenges  are fine.
  • The Challenge will  be from Jan. 1st to Dec. 31st. (Sign up ends April 15th)

My Target for 2018

I’m going for the basic level – Amateur Sleuth, at between 5 and 15 books read.

Fortunately I don’t have to say what I’m reading in advance, but expect to see books by Elly Griffiths (Ruth Galloway series) and Lindsey Davis (Falco, Flavia Alba) among them.  I think the Lockwood & Co books might be allowed, too 🙂  This sounds too easy!

  1. Everything is Lies by Helen Callaghan (suspense)
  2. The Ghost Fields by Elly Griffiths (crime thriller)







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