Read Scotland 2014

Read ScotlandThis is Peggy Ann€™s Challenge, Read Scotland 2014. My list of authors is here.

The title says it all really, read and review Scottish books -any genre, any form- written by a Scottish author (by birth or immigration) or about or set in Scotland. There are 4 levels:

Just A Keek (a little look): 1-4 books read
The Highlander: 5-8 books
The Hebridean: 9-12 books
Ben Nevis: 13+ books

I am aiming  for the Hebridean level, but would love to reach the Ben Nevis level.

In July I completed the Ben Nevis level and am now aiming for the next level: Back o’ Beyond (25+ books)

My Progress: 

  1. The Hangman’s Song by James Oswald
  2. Shakespeare’s Restless World by Neil MacGregor
  3. Crucible by S G MacLean
  4. The Steel Bonnets by George MacDonald Fraser
  5. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
  6. The Cabinetmaker by Alan Jones
  7. The Last Enchantment by Mary Stewart
  8. The Wicked Day by Mary Stewart
  9. No Stranger to Death by Janet O’Kane
  10. Leaving Alexandria: a Memoir of Faith and Doubt by Richard Holloway
  11. Sisters of Sinai by Janet Soskice
  12. The Cuckoo’s Calling by J K Rowling
  13. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
  14. The Crow Road by Iain Banks
  15. Dark Matter: the Private Life of Sir Isaac Newton by Philip Kerr
  16. The Three Graces by Jane Wallman-Girdlestone
  17. Entry Island by Peter May
  18. Testament of a Witch by Douglas Watt
  19. A Short Book about Drawing by Andrew Marr (non-fiction)
  20. Cauldstane by Linda Gillard
  21. A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  22. Corvus: a life with Birds by Esther Woolfson (non-fiction)

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