Mystery/Crime Book Reading Challenge

As some of you may know, I linked the ultimate reading challenge in my 2016 bucket list post. I had fallen in love with the idea of a reading challenge where you could pick the books your read, so I though I’d create one of my own.

Seeing as horror, thriller, crime and mystery are my favourite genres of basically anything, I though I’d do two reading challenge lists; a horror/thriller and a crime/mystery list.

Below is the Mystery/Crime reading challenge list. Find the Horror/Thriller reading challenge here.

The idea of this list is to pick a book within the mystery/crime genre, that also follows the prompts. For example The Doll’s House by M. J. Arlidge is a New York Times best seller within the mystery/crime genre.

  1. New York Times best seller
  2. Set in the 18th century
  3. Published in London
  4. Young Adult best seller
  5. Written by a celebrity
  6. More than 500 pages
  7. The first crime/mystery novel you see in a book store
  8. A true crime novel
  9. A book borrowed from someone else
  10. From the library
  11. Recommended by someone else
  12. A foreign novel
  13. A book you can finish in a day
  14. Written in first person
  15. Published over 50 years ago
  16. A book older than you are
  17. 2015 best seller
  18. A play
  19. A book with under 200 pages
  20. A book you own but never read
  21. A trilogy
  22. A book from your childhood
  23. An authors first novel
  24. Written by Sue Grafton
  25. Published in the 1800’s
  26. A book set in a city/country you’ve always wanted to visit
  27. A book that’s now a movie
  28. A book that’s now a tv show
  29. Written by your favourite crime/mystery author
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