I’d given up challenges a few years ago because they put too much pressure on my reading. Last year I gave myself a personal challenge of reading 9 books, but failed. I only had to read these awesome books.. I managed to read 6 of them which is still okay. After I read everyone’s favorites lists this year I may make a personal reading list again. If at first you don’t succeed and all that.
This year I decided to join one challenge. I saw that Bookfan Mary was going to make this her one challenge of the year and I thought it sounded like a great idea. I am a champion at starting a series but not in completing them. Sometimes I don’t care for the first one but often I just get distracted by new shiny books.
So, I’m signing up here and choosing one series, level 1, so that I don’t have to work too hard to feel successful 🙂 I’ll be completing a series that I started back in 2009 when read the first two of Shirley Tallman’s Sarah Woolson series. It’s a great historical mystery series set in San Francisco. I chose this one because I’m only three behind and I have the next two on my shelves already.
#3 The Cliff House Strangler
#4 Scandal on Rincon Hill
#5 Death on Telegraph Hill