Literary Escapes Challenge 2018

This challenge is similar to the Reading Across the USA except you can count countries too. Here’s the form if anyone wants to sign up, Literary Escapes Challenge form 2018

This has a Facebook group where you can post your challenge titles to help keep track, Literary Escape Challenge FB Group.

Complete rules are on the Facebook page but here are the basics:

Challenge – Try to read 1 book set in each of the 50 states + the District of Columbia. (51 Points). If you complete the challenge you earn 50 Bonus Points. You also can earn Bonus Points for books set in Counties around the world. 1 Bonus Point for each country. (No repeats – only 1 point can be earned for each country.)

Alaska–The Snowman Killer, #1 Alaska Cozy–Wendy Meadows
Arizona–Sprinkle with Murder, #1 Cupcake Bakery–Jenn McKinlay
California–Pressing the Issue, #6 Cookbook Nook–Daryl Wood Gerber
Colorado–Fatality by Firelight, #2 Cat Latimer–Lynn Cahoon
Connecticut–Curses, Boiled Again! #1 Lobster Shack–Shari Randall
Delaware–Stay Calm and Collie On, #1 Pet Palace–Lane Stone
District of Columbia
Florida–Death by Didgeridoo, #1 Jamie Quinn–Barbara Venkataraman
Georgia–Southern Discomfort, #1 Southern B&B–Caroline Fardig
Idaho–Who Moved My Goat Cheese?, #1 Farm-to-Fork Mysteries–Lynn Cahoon
Illinois–Greyhound at the Gravesite, #1 Pets Reporter–Kyla Colby
Indiana–Grilled for Murder, #2 Country Store–Maddie Day
Kentucky–A Charming Crime, #1 Magical Cures–Tonya Kappes
Louisiana–Better Dead, #1 B&B Spirits–Pamela Kopfler
Maine–Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake, #1 Death by Chocolate–Sarah Graves
Maryland–Murder at the Mansion, #1 Victorian Village–Sheila Connolly
Massachusetts–The Cat of the Baskervilles, #3 Sherlock Holmes Bookshop–Vicki Delany
Michigan–All Fudged Up, #1 Candy-Coated–Nancy Coco
Minnesota–Banana Cream Pie Murder, #21 Hannah Swensen–Joanne Fluke
Mississippi–Bless Her Dead Little Heart, #1 Southern Ladies–Miranda James
Missouri –-Cold as Ice, #6 Country Club Murders–Julie Mulhern
Montana–Vangie Vale and the Murdered Macaron, #1 Matchbaker–R.L. Syne
Nevada–Fireworks in Paradise, #7 TJ Jensen–Kathi Daley
New Hampshire–While My Pretty One Knits, #1 Black Sheep Knitting–Anne Canadeo
New Jersey–Hummus and Homicide, #1 Kebab Kitchen–Tina Kashian
New Mexico
New York–Crime and Cupcakes, #1 Des and Dee Culinary Cozy–Susan D. Baker
North Carolina–Purr M for Murder, #1 Cat Rescue–T.C. LoTempio
North Dakota
Ohio–Death by Eggnog, #5 Bookstore Cafe–Alex Erickson
Oregon–Chasing Shadows, #6 Alaska Cozy–Wendy Meadows (usually set in AK but this one road trips to OR where 95% of the story takes place)
Pennsylvania–Dial Meow for Murder, #2 Lucky Petsitting–Bethany Blake
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee–Death Crashes the Party, #1 Liv and Di in Dixie–Vickie Fee
Texas–Texas Troubles, #1 Ollie Stratford–N.C. Lewis
Vermont–Death a la Carte, #1 Black Horse Inn–Lucinda D. Davis
Virginia–Murder with Peacocks, #1 Meg Langslow–Donna Andrews
Washington –Death on Tap, #1 Sloan Krause series–Ellie Alexander
West Virginia
Wisconsin–Survival of the Fritters, #1 Deputy Donuts–Ginger Bolton

Canada–Dead Ringer, #1 A Music Lover’s Mystery–Sarah Fox
Caribbean Islands–Death in a Beach Chair, #15 Susan Crenshaw–Valerie Wolzien
England: Dead in the Water, #1 Scarlet Cove–Agatha Frost/Evelyn Amber
France: Dead and Ganache, #5 Chocolate Whisperer–Collette London
Ireland: A Stewed Observation, #4 Dinner Club Murder Mystery–Karen C. Whalen
Scotland: Flowers and Foul Play, #1 Magic Garden–Amanda Flower
Wales: The Hour of Death, #2 Father Selwyn and Sister Agnes–Jane Willan