Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2014

Mount TBR 2014The Mount TBR challenge, 2014 is being hosted by Bev at My Reader€™s Block. It€™s the most simple challenge €“ read your own books €“ that is, books you€™ve owned prior to January 1, 2014.

My target for 2014 is to reach Mt Ararat, although I€™d really like to make it up Mt Kilimanjaro (60 books), or even higher (most unlikely).

These are the challenge levels:

Pike€™s Peak: Read 12 books from your TBR pile/s
Mount Blanc: Read 24 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Vancouver: Read 36 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Ararat: Read 48 books from your TBR piles/s
Mt. Kilimanjaro: Read 60 books from your TBR pile/s
El Toro: Read 75 books from your TBR pile/s
Mt. Everest: Read 100 books from your TBR pile/s
Mount Olympus (Mars): Read 150+ books from your TBR pile/s

My Progress:

  1. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  2. The Uncertain Midnight by Edmund Cooper
  3. Not Dead Enough by Peter James
  4. Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
  5. Shakespeare’s Restless World by Neil MacGregor
  6. The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves
  7. Playing With Fire by Peter Robinson
  8. Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie
  9. The Grass is Singing by Doris Lessing
  10. Dying in the Wool by Frances Brody
  11. Crucible by S G MacLean
  12. The Steel Bonnets by George MacDonald Fraser – reached Pike’s Peak
  13. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
  14. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  15. The Breaker by Minette Walters
  16. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  17. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
  18. Death Under Sail by C P Snow
  19. They Do It With Mirrors by Agatha Christie
  20. The English by Jeremy Paxman
  21. The King’s Evil by Edward Marston
  22. The Office of the Dead by Andrew Taylor
  23. The Time Machine by H G Wells
  24. The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart – Mont Blanc
  25. The Lost Army of Cambyses by Paul Sussman
  26. Nemesis by Agatha Christie
  27. The Sea Change by Joanna Rossiter
  28. Pictures at an Exhibition by Camilla Macpherson
  29. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
  30. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  31. Midnight in St Petersburg by Vanora Bennett
  32. Shakespeare: a Biography by Peter Ackroyd
  33. Charles Dickens: a Life by Claire Tomain
  34. The Shadows in the Street by Susan Hill
  35. Dark Matter by Philip Kerr
  36. Put On By Cunning by Ruth Rendell – Mount Vancouver
  37. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  38. Wycliffe and the House of Fear by W J Burley
  39. The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie
  40. The Brimstone Wedding by Barbara Vine
  41. The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier
  42. In Our Time by Melvyn Bragg
  43. A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  44. Blue Heaven by C J Box
  45. Service of All the Dead by Colin Dexter
  46. Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende
  47. An Awfully Big Adventure by Beryl Bainbridge
  48. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  49. Seven White Gates by Malcolm Saville – Mt. Ararat!
  50. The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding by Agatha Christie
  51. Cause of Death by Patricia Cornwell
  52. Corvus: a Life with Birds by Esther Woolfson
  53. The Way through the Woods by Colin Dexter

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