Reading Challenges

I’ve added several new challenges this year and looking forward to participation. How many of these have you joined?

2020 Reading Challenges

2020 Audiobook Challenge

Audiobook ChallelngeSo easy to sign up for the 2020 Audiobook Challenge and loads of fun to participate! I get mine free through Overdrive — at my local library. I’m shooting for Stenographer–10-15.  

  1. The Dog Who Danced by Susan Wilson
  2. A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan
  3. Fade to Black by David Rosenfelt
  4. Black and Blue by David Rosenfelt
  5. One Good Dog by Susan Wilson
  6. Watching Glass Shatter by James J Cudney
  7. Winter Takes All by ML Erdahl
  8. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owen
  9. Murder by Perfection by Lauren Carr
  10. Yes Please by Amy Poehler
  11. The Nutcracker Conspiracy by Lauren Carr
  12. The Atlantis Stone by Alex Lukeman goal
  13. The Virgin River Series–2 audiobooks by Robyn Carr
  14. Walt Longmire Mysteries by Craig Johnson
  15. The Sun Down Motel by Simone St James
  16. A Girl Like You by Michelle Cox
  17. One Good Deed by David Baldacci
  18. Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth
  19. The Darkest Evening by Ann Cleeves
  20. Wolf Pack vs The Bitterrootsby C J Box

2020 Murder Mystery Bingo Reading Challenge Bingo Card-Weapons

This one may not be so easy–Complete BINGO on four cards. BINGO consists of five in a row, horizontal, vertical, or diagonal. Find instructions and cards here. This is my start with the Weapons card.

2020 Goodreads Reading Challenge

Goodreads 2020 Reading Challenge

Fun and easy way to challenge yourself to read–set your goal. (It can always be altered up or down.) BONUS: Enlightening stats at the end of the year!  See the sidebar for my 2020 Goodreads Reading Challenge progress.

2020 Historical Reading Challenge Historical Fiction

Sign up and add the link(s) of your review(s) including your name and book title to the monthly Mister Linky. There are six levels of readers listed and I chose Renaissance Reader-10.  Watch me reach my goal! Don’t forget to add the tag: #2020HistFicReadingChallenge

  1. Bucket’s Brigade by Gary Blackwood
  2. A Secret History of Witches by Louisa Morgan
  3. The Lost Boys of London by Mary Lawrence
  4. The Angel’s Trumpet by James Musgrove
  5. Between the Cracks by Carmela Cattuti
  6. The Age of Witches by Louisa Morgan
  7. Curse of the Ninth by Ruthie Marlenée goal
  8. The Pearl of York by Tony Morgan
  9. Beneath a Blazing Sky by Amanda Hughes
  10. The Night Drop by Ian D Wright
  11. Back Bay Blues by Peter Colt
  12. Come Marching Home by Hazel West

NetGalley and Edelweiss Challenge

Do You Book Talk? Badge-NetGalley MemberNetGalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge 2020I joined this Challenge in 2018 and 2019 at the platinum level, which translates to 75 books for the year. If you’d like to sign up for this challenge, click here. See their sign up page for rules and Guidelines. Use the Hashtag: #NGEW2020 when posting your reviews.

And don’t forget to send your challenge reports using her little blue Linky to Tina at Reading Between the Pages.


Bitter Falls by Rachel Caine
A Criminal Justice by William L Myers Jr
The Lost Treasure by J M Kelly
A Criminal Justice by William L Myers, Jr
A Cry in the Night by Kerry Wilkinson
The Poison of War by Jennifer Leeper (the CE)
Gabby by Barby Keel
A Field Guide to Homicide by Lynn Cahoon
Mystery on Hidden Lane by Clare Chase


Statue of Limitations by Kate Collins
The Master’s Apprentice by Oliver Pötzsch (the CE)
Bitter Alpine by Mary Daheim
Anne and Louis by Rozsa Gaston (the CE)
The Angel’s Trumpet by James Musgrave
The K Team by David Rosenfelt
Here Comes the Body by Maria DiRico


Dead Ringer by Annalise Ryan
Murder in an Irish Cottage by Carlene O’Connor
Sockeye by Michael F Tevlin
Past Deeds by Carolyn Arnold
Problem Child by Victoria Helen Stone
Uncharted Waters by Scott MacKenzie
The Body in the Apartment by Judi Lynn


The Age of Witches by Louisa Morgan
The Missing Sister by Elle Mar
A Reasonable Doubt by Phillip Margolin
In An Instant by Suzanne Redfearn
Murder in a Bayou Boneyard by Ellen Byron
Privateers by Charlie Newton
This Magick Marmot by Sharon Pape
Running Out of Road by Daniel Friedman
Final Judgment by Marcia Clark
The Last Agent by Robert Dugoni


The Secrets of Bones by Jim Carroll
What You Don’t See by Tracy Clark
An Unequal Defense by Chad Zunker
Sucker Punch by Jim Carroll
What You Don’t See by Tracy Clark
Departure by Joseph Reid


Act of Deception by John Bishop MD
Snowed Under by Mary Feliz
The Mockingbird’s Song by Wanda E Brunstetter
Legacy of Lies by Robert Bailey
A Fatal Fiction by Kaitlyn Dunnit
Grave Consequences by Lena Gregory
Dangerous Pursuits by Jo Bannister
The Finders by Jeffrey R Burton


Exit Strategy by Jen J Danna
Muzzled by David Rosenfelt
Out of Her Mind by T R Ragan
A Mother’s Lie by Jo Crow
Goodnight Moo by Mollie Cox Bryan
Lineage Most Lethal by S  Perkins
The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis
Playing Nice by J P Delaney
Hanging Falls by Margaret Mizushima
The Hooligans by P T Deutermann
Night Shift by Annelise Ryan


Paw and Order by V M Burns
Save Her Soul by Lisa Regan
Penned In by Lynn Cahoon
Walks with Sam by David W Berner


Final Second by John Ryder
The House of the Setting Son by Nancy Cole Silverman
The Body from the Past by Judi Lynn
One by One by Ruth Ware
Mistletoe, Moussaka, and Murder by Tina Kashian
Watch Her Vanish by Ellery Kane
Back Bay Blues by Peter Colt


Without a Brew by Ellie Alexander
Murder at an Irish Christmas by Carlene O’Connor
Silent Bite by David Rosenfelt
Bending the Paw by Diane Kelly

Reading Ireland Month 2020 Challenge (March)

Reading Ireland 2020
Murder in an Irish Cottage by Carlene O’Connor
Sockeye by Michael F Tevlin
Irish Car Bomb by Steve Henry
When All Is Said by Anne Griffin
A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy
The Wolf in Winter by John Connolly
Celtfather Podcaster and poem by Stanley McShane

Rosepoint Reviews

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Watch my stats add up during the year and get started on your Challenge page too!

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row of books courtesy ClipArt 2019 Reading Challenges

NetGalley and Edelweiss Reading Challenge-20192019 NetGalley Reading Challenge-January

Fractured Truth by Susan Furlong
The Lost Traveller by Sheila Connolly
A Literal Mess by J C Kenney
Freedom Road by William Lashner
Baby Daddy Mystery by Daisy Pettles
Murder Wears a Little Black Dress by Debra Sennefelder


The Second Wife by Sheryl Browne
The Gun Also Rises by Sherry Harris
The Wedding Guest by Jonathan Kellerman
Murders and Metaphors by Amanda Flower
The Puppy Who Knew Too Much by V.M. Burns
The Beantown Girls by Jane Healey
Something Red, Something Dead by Eva Gates
A Killer’s Alibi by William L. Myers, Jr.
Dead Memories by Angela Marsons
Open Carry by Marc Cameron
Final Exam by Carol J Perry


Murder in an Irish Pub by Carlene O’Connor
One Feta in the Grave by Tina Kashian
The Bones She Buried by Lisa Regan
Pinot Red or Dead? by J C Eaton


Murder in Tranquility Park by J D Griffo
The Eighth Sister by Robert Dugoni
Restaurant Weeks are Murder by Libby Klein
Murder at the Marina by Janet Finsilver
Magickal Mystery Lore by Sharon Pape
Doublespeak by Alisa Smith
The Family Lie by Jake Cross
The Body in the Wetlands by Judi Lynn
Murder in the Reading Room by Ellery Adams


Like Lions by Brian Panowich
Prologue to Murder by Lauren Elliott
The Night Window by Dean Koontz


Murder She Uncovered by Peg Cochran
The Alchemist of Lost Souls by Mary Lawrence
Across the River by Richard Snodgrass
Digging Up History by Sheila Connolly


Rewind by Catherine Ryan Howard
The Great American Cheese War by Paul Flower
The Unlucky Ones by Kerry Wilkinson
Let’s Fake a Deal by Sherry Harris
The Secret Cove in Croatia by Julie Caplin
You’ve Been Volunteered by Laurie Gelman


The Hallows by Victor Methos
The White Feather Killer by R N Morris
The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
The Daughters of Temperance Hobbs by Katherine Howe 
In the Line of Fire by R J Noonan
Desolate Shores by Daryl Wood Gerber
Grateful American by Gary Sinise
Thicker Than Water by Johnny Worthen
Hot Shot by Fern Michaels


29 Seconds by T M Logan
Fatal Cajun Festival by Ellen Byron
Dachshund Through the Snow by David Rosenfelt
Beyond a Reasonable Stout by Ellie Alexander
The Garden Club Murder by Amy Patricia Reade
Christmas Cow Bells by Mollie Cox Bryon


Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing by Heather Day Gilbert
Here Comes Santa Paws by Laurien Berenson
Janis by Holly George Warren
Molded 4 Murder by J C Eaton
Tracking Game by Margaret Mizushima
Dogs Don’t Lie by Lisa Shay
Bad Memory by Lisa Gray


The Angels’ Share by Ellie Crosby
Fan Mail by Daryl Wood Gerber
The Dog I Loved by Susan Wilson
Storm of Secrets by Loretta Marion
Mercy Road by Ann Howard Creel
Paw of the Jungle by Diane Kelly
Scarlet Fever by Rita Mae Brown


A Cold Trail by Robert Dugoni
Verse and Vengeance by Amanda Flower
No Man’s Land by Sara Driscoll
The Other People by CJ Tudor
Two Good Dogs by Susan Wilson
Christmas on the Home Front by Roland Moore
Bookmarked for Murder by VM Burns
The Ghost of Christmas Past by Angie Fox
Sealed Off by Barbara Ross

2019 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge

2019 Alphabet Soup Reading ChallengeThis is an A to Z reading challenge moderated by Escape With Dollycas Into a Good Book. It is a simple Challenge, you do not have to stick to a particular category.

A – A Life for a Life
B – Baby Daddy Mystery
C – Cocos Island Treasure
D – Dead Memories
E – The Eighth Sister
F – Fractured Truth
G – The Gun Also Rises
H – The Homecoming of Bubbles O’Leary
I – In Pieces
J – Just What I Always Wanted
K – Killer Lawyer
L – The Lost Traveller
M – Murder Wears a Little Black Dress
N – The Night Window
O – Open Carry
P – Pinot Red or Dead?
Q –
R – Ratman and Robin
S – The Second Wife
T – Treading the Uneven Road
U – The Unlucky Ones
V – Verse and Vengeance
W – The Wedding Guest
X –
Y – You’ve Been Volunteered
Z –