Monday, December 7, 2020

2021 Literary Escapes Challenge - Sign Up


This is one of my annual favorites, too, which I never complete but love "armchair" traveling.  This is hosted by Lori at Escape with Dollycas Into A Good Book.

2021 LITERARY ESCAPES CHALLENGE JUST FOR FUN! 
Challenge Runs January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021 

Challenge – Try to read 1 book set in each of the 50 states + the District of Columbia. (51 Points). If you complete the challenge you earn 50 Bonus Points. You also can earn Bonus Points for books set in Counties around the world. 1 Bonus Point for each country. (No repeats – only 1 point can be earned for each country.)  

Your books can be fiction or non-fiction and can be in any format, print, digital, audio. 

So how do you decide what state a book is categorized under? 

1. In a fiction read it would be the State or Country that the book spends the most time in. (Ie. If your main character is from Wisconsin but the book is all about his/her time in college in California – the books should categorize under California….) 

2. Nonfiction reads categorize in whatever State or Country it is about (Ie…. a book about fly fishing in Colorado is a Colorado point, and a book about women in Afghanistan is an Afghanistan point. 

3. If the book goes from one state to another… go with the state that most of the time is spent. 

I will be keeping track of my books here.  

Alabama 

Alaska 

Arizona - Tell No Lies by Allison Brennan (Click here to read my review.)

Arkansas - Raspberry Ripple Murder by Abby Byne (Click here for my review.)

California - Hiss H for Homicide by T.C. LoTempio (Click here for my review.)

Colorado - A Pairing to Die For by Kate Lansing (Click here for my review.)

Connecticut 

Delaware

District of Columbia 

Florida - Sugar and Vice by Eve Calder (Click here for my review.) 

Georgia 

Hawaii 

Idaho 

Illinois - Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala (Click here for my review.)

Indiana

Iowa 

Kansas 

Kentucky - Snowed In by Sarah Title (Click here to read my review.)

Louisiana 

Maine - Kitty Confidential by Molly Fitz (Click here for my review.)

Maryland 

Massachusetts 

Michigan 

Minnesota - Are We There Yet? by Kathleen West (Click here to read my review.)

Mississippi 

Missouri 

Montana 

Nebraska 

Nevada 

New Hampshire 

New Jersey 

New Mexico 

New York - Pursuit of the Truth by K.D. Richards (Click here to read my review.)

North Carolina 

North Dakota 

Ohio - Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien (Click here for my review.)

Oklahoma 

Oregon 

Pennsylvania 

Rhode Island 

South Carolina - The Broken Spine by Dorothy St. James (Click here to read my review.)

South Dakota 

Tennessee - The Blind Switch by Lyn Farrell (Click here to read my review.)

Texas - Back in the Texan's Bed by Naima Simone (Click here for my review.)

Utah 

Vermont 

Virginia - The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak (Click here for my review.)

Washington - The Vineyard at Painted Moon by Susan Mallery (Click here to read my review.)

West Virginia 

Wisconsin 

Wyoming



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