Thursday, December 18, 2008

Books Around the States

Click on the picture of the states to visit Books Around the States.

Alabama -To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee review here (2008)
Alaska - The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon review here (2008)
Arizona - The Walking by Bentley Little review here (2008)
Arkansas - Shakesphear's Trollop by Charlaine Harris (2007)
California - Cat Pay the Devil by Shirley Rousseau Murphy review (2008)
Colorado - Hard Truth by Nevada Bar (2007)
Florida - Atomic Lobster by Tim Dorsey
review here (2008)
Georgia - Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns review here (2008)
Hawaii -
Idaho - Blue Heaven by C. J. Box review here (2008)
Illinois -Devil in the White City by Eric Larson review here (2008)
Iowa - The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson review here (2009)
Kansas-In Cold Blood by Truman Capote review here (2008)
Kentucky - Icy sparks by Gwyn Hyman Rubio review here (2008)
Louisiana-From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris
Maine - Dolores Claiborne by Steven King (2007)
Massachusetts - Who's That Stepping on Plymouth Rock by Jean Fritz review here (2008)
Michigan - A Superior Death by Nevada Barr review here (2008)
Mississippi - A Time to Kill by John Grisham (2007)
Missouri - Bitsy's Bait and BBQ by Pamela Morsi
review here (2008)
Montana - Swan Peak by James Lee burke review here (2009)
Nevada - Prey by Michael Crichton (2007)
New Hampshire
New Jersey-Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich review here (2008)
New Mexico - Blasphemy by Douglas Preston review here (2008)
New York - Reckless Abandon by Stuart Woods review here (2008)
North Carolina - Spider Mountain by P.T. Deutermann review here(2008)
North Dakota
Ohio - The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
review here (2008)
Oklahoma - Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts review here (2008)
Oregon - Monster by Frank Peretti (2007)
Rhode Island
South Carolina - Rhett Butler's People by Donald McCaig review here (2008)
South Dakota
Tennessee - Full speed by Janet Evanovich (2007)
Texas - Gun Shy: A Blanco County Texas Mystery
review here (2008)
Utah -Thunderhead by Preston and Child (2007)
Vermont - Wife For Hire by Janet Evanovich (2007)
Virginia - Cockatiels at Seven by Donna Andrews review here (2008)
Washington - Moon Called by Patricia Briggs review here (2008)
Washington, D.C. Naughty Neighbor by Janet Evanovich review here (2008)
West Virginia
Wisconsin - The Story of Edgar Sawtelle review here (2009)
Wyoming - Open Season by C. J. Box review here (2008)

visited 37 states (74%)
Create your own visited map of The United States or vertaling nederlands duits?


david mcmahon said...

Now that's what I call a creative challenge, Sharon.

Let me know when you going to read your way around the Australian states and territories!

Bonnie Jacobs said...

Sharon, thanks for suggesting we read a book by Sue Henry for Alaska. I came by to see if you could suggest a specific book and see have discovered that you will be reading her Deadfall. May I specifically make this one your suggestion to our Book around the States ( participants? I hope you'll link us to ALL your reviews or posts about books that fit this challenge. Every person's opinion helps us evaluate books in our search for the best ones we can find. I'm glad you are taking this challenge.

David, I have a related challenge going on at Book around the World ( and would love to have you suggest some good books whose locale is Australia ... ANY of the states and territories. So far, these are the books people are have brought to our attention about Australia:

Kathryn and Ari said...

Fabulous! I hadn't read one of the two books for Maine: I better get busy!