Open Ended Challenges 50 States 50 Authors
50 States 50 Authors
Duration: Open Ended Challenge
Object: Read 50 books - one book written by an author born in each state in America.
Larry McMurtry - born in Wichita Falls, Texas
Debbie Macomber - born in Yakima, Washington
Linda Castillo - born in Ohio
1. Alabama Love, Ruby Lavender Deborah Wiles 8/20/18
2. Alaska Better To Rest Dana Stabenow 8/31/18
4. Arkansas Serpentine Laurell K. Hamilton 8/18/18
5. California A Ghost for Christmas J.D. Winters 3/15/18
6. Colorado Our Souls at Night Kent Haruf 9/27/18
9. Florida The Ghostwriter Alessandra Torre 3/7/18
10. Georgia The Good Daughter Karin Slaughter 4/23/18
12. Idaho Betrayal Robin Lee Hatcher 10/4/18
13. Illinois Butternut Summer Mary McNear 4/22/18
14. Indiana The Earl's Defiant Wallflower Erica Ridley 4/8/18
15. Iowa Bully Penelope Douglas 7/11/18
16. Kansas The Magnolia Story Joanna Gaines 4/2/18
17. Kentucky Lucifer's Tears James Thompson 3/2/18
18. Louisiana Duke of Desire Elizabeth Hoyt 3/20/18
20. Maryland Edge of Darkness Karen Rose 3/2/18
21. Massachusetts Gentleman Nine Penelope Ward 3/1/18
22. Michigan The Arrogant Thief Mallory Crowe 6/14/18
24. Mississippi An Easy Death Charlaine Harris 10/21/18
25. Missouri No Turning Back Tiffany Snow 8/4/18
26. Montana Easy Nights Kristen Proby 8/4/18
28. Nevada The Taken Vicki Pettersson 11/14/18
29. New Hampshire Origin Dan Brown 7/20/18
30. New Jersey Hardcore Twenty-Four Janet Evanovich 4/16/18
31. New Mexico Stillhouse Lake Rachel Caine 5/6/18
32. New York Touchdown Roxy Sinclaire 3/20/18
33. North Carolina Atticus: A Woman’s Journey with the World’s Worst Behaved Dog S. Bennett 6/13/18
34. North Dakota
35. Ohio A Madness So Discreet Mindy McGinnis 6/17/18
36. Oklahoma Two Sisters Mary Hogan 6/10/18
37. Oregon Find Her Lisa Gardner 4/30/18
38. Pennsylvania Celina Abbie Zanders 6/24/18
39. Rhode Island
40. South Carolina Two Times the Charm Christin Lovell 4/7/18
41. South Dakota Devil's Claw J.A. Jance 3/3/18
42. Tennessee Lost Rider Harper Sloan 8/15/18
43. Texas Bluebird, Bluebird Attica Locke 3/9/18
44. Utah No One But You Brenda Novak 3/8/18
45. Vermont The Tale of Cuffy Bear Arthur Scott Bailey 12/20/18
46. Virginia Wallflower in Bloom Claire Cook 11/8/18
47. Washington Cocoa Beach Beatriz Williams 6/12/18
48. West Virginia Be with Me J. Lynn 12/21/18
49. Wisconsin Hot for the Fireman Gina L. Maxwell 8/22/18
50. Wyoming Born in Blood Alexandra Ivy 8/10/18
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