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Beat the Backlist 2023: 01/01/23

Beat the Backlist
Hosted by Austine of Novel Knight.

Although I did surpass my usual goal of 300, I am going to do another year of a smaller goal, 200. As with previous years, my goal for this challenge is to have half my reading be from backlist books. Ideally, I'd like to complete my 2021 books and make a serious dent in my 2022 purchases.

Below is my list of unread books from 2021, 2020 and 2019. I will cross them out as I read them. I will also add other books to the list as I read them, and will bold them.

TBR from 2022

  1. Frozen Detective by Amanda Flower and Laura Faye Smith (Narrator)
  2. Well Traveled by Jen DeLuca
  3. A Streetcar Named Murder by T.G. Herren
  4. Calypso, Corpses, and Cooking by Raquel V. Reyes and Frankie Corzo (Narrator)
  5. Diana and Nubia: Princesses of the Amazons by Shannon Hale, Dean Hale and Victoria Ying (Illustrator)
  6. Live and Let Grind by Tara Lush and Kae Marie Denino (Narrator) (2022)
  7. My Aunt Is a Monster by Reimena Yee
  8. High Spirits by Carol J. Perry
  9. Lore Olympus: Volume Three by Rachel Smythe
  10. Blackmail and Bibingka by Mia P. Manansala and Danice Cabanela (Narrator)
  11. The Ghost and the Stolen Tears by Cleo Coyle
  12. A Scatter of Light by Malinda Lo
  13. Sisterhood of Sleuths by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
  14. Soul of a Killer by Abby Collette and L. Malaika Cooper (Narrator)
  15. Best Wishes by Sarah Mlynowski
  16. Vampiric Vacation by Kiersten White
  17. Gone for Gouda by Korina Moss and Erin Moon (Narrator)
  18. Dewey Decimated by Allison Brook and Marilyn Levinson (Narrator)
  19. Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder by Valerie Burns and Jasmin Walker (Narrator)
  20. August Kitko and the Mechas from Space by Alex White
  21. Crunch by Kayla Miller
  22. The Neapolitan Sisters by Margo Candela
  23. Two Dogs by Ian Falconer
  24. Adult Assembly Required by Abbi Waxman and Emily Rankin (Narrator)
  25. Spy x Family, Volume 9 by Tatsuya Endo
  26. Like a Sister by Kellye Garrett
  27. Pink, Blue, and You! by Elise Gravel with Mykaell Blais (Contributor)
  28. Frank and Bert by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

    TBR from 2021

  29. East Bay Artists 2021 by Jessica Warren
  30. Murder at the Lobstah Shack by Maddie Day and Rachel Dulude (Narrator)
  31. Spy x Family, Volume 8 by Tatsuya Endo
  32. Well Matched by Jen DeLuca
  33. Dinosaur Sanctuary, Volume 1 by Itaru Kinoshita
  34. A Fatal Feast by Kathleen Bridge and Vanessa Daniels (Narrator)
  35. Under the Whispering Door bu T.J. Klune (2021)
  36. Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche by Nancy Springer
  37. Seven-Year Witch by Angela M. Sanders
  38. No Grater Crime by Maddie Day and Laural Merlington (Narrator)
  39. Lost Lad London, Volume 3 by Shima Shinya (2021)
  40. She Loves to Cook, and She Loves to Eat, Volume 1 by Sakaomi Yuzaki and Caleb David Cook (Translator)
  41. Yes & No by Elisha Cooper
  42. Chickenology: The Ultimate Encyclopedia by Barbara Sandri et al.
  43. Danger at the Iron Dragon by Carolyn Keene
  44. Lost Lad London, Volume 2 by Shima Shinya

    Older books

  45. A Cop and a Coop by Hillary Avis and Kitty Hendrix (Narrator) (2020)
  46. Dead-End Detective by Amanda Flower and Laura Faye Smith (Narrator) (2020)
  47. A Design to Die For by Kathleen Bridge and Vanessa Daniels (Narrator) (2020)
  48. A Flock and a Fluke by Hillary Avis and Kitty Hendrix (Narrator) (2020)
  49. Grounds for Murder by Tara Lush and Kae Marie Denino (Narrator) (2020)
  50. Hidden Pictures by Carolyn Keene (2020)
  51. The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune (2020)
  52. House of El: Book One: The Shadow Threat by Claudia Gray and Eric Zawadzki (Illustrator) (2020)
  53. I Am a Cat Barista, Volume 2 by Hiro Maijima (2020)
  54. Kowloon Generic Romance, Volume 2 by Jun Mayuzuki and Amanda Haley (Translation) (2020)
  55. Kowloon Generic Romance, Volume 3 by Jun Mayuzuki and Amanda Haley (Translator)) (2020)
  56. The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again Today, Volume 3 by Hitsuji Yamada (2020)
  57. Murder at the Taffy Shop by Maddie Day and Rachel Dulude (Narrator) 2020
  58. My Dress-Up Darling, Volume 5 by Shinichi Fukuda and Taylor Engel (Translator) (2020)
  59. The Other World's Books Depend on the Bean Counter, Volume 1 by Kazuki Irodori (2020)
  60. Pumpkin Spice Peril by Jenn McKinlay and Susan Boyce (narrator) (2020)
  61. The Vanishing Statue by Carolyn Keene (2020)
  62. When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain by Nghi Vo (2020)
  63. Ya Boy Kongming!, Volume 1 by Yuto Yotsuba and Ryō Ogawa (illustrator) (2020)
  64. Ya Boy Kongming! Volume 2 by Yuto Yotsuba and Ryō Ogawa (2020)
  65. Call of the Night, Volume 1 by Kotoyama (2019)
  66. Dying for Devil's Food by Jenn McKinlay and Susan Boyce (narrator) (2019)
  67. Gender Queer: A Memoir by Maia Kobabe (2019)
  68. Karl the Fog: San Francisco's Most Mysterious Resident by Karl the Fog (2019)
  69. Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, Volume 4 by Sumito Oowara and Kumar Sivasubramanian (Translator) (2019)
  70. The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again, Today by Hitsuji Yamada (2019)
  71. The Masterful Cat Is Depressed Again, Today, Volume 2 by Hitsuji Yamada (2019)
  72. Murder on Cape Cod by Maddie Day and Rachel Dulude (Narrator) (2019)
  73. A Night's Tail by Sofie Kelly and Cassandra Campbell (Narrator) (2019)
  74. No Good Tea Goes Unpunished by by Bree Baker and Thérèse Plummer (Narrator) (2019)
  75. Prologue to Murder by Lauren Elliott and Karen White (2019)
  76. The Secret Starling by Judith Eagle and Kim Geyer (Illustrator) (2019)
  77. Shadows House, Volume 1 by Somato (2019)
  78. Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Volume 3 by Keigo Maki (2019)
  79. Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Volume 2 by Keigo Maki (2019)
  80. A Storm of Wishes by Jacqueline West (2019)
  81. Superwomen in Love!, Volume 1 by sometime (2019)
  82. Tide and Punishment by Bree Baker and Thérèse Plummer (Narrator) (2019)
  83. DeadEndia: The Watcher's Test by Hamish Steele) (2018)
  84. Fly Me to the Moon, Volume 3 by Kenjirō Hata (2018)
  85. The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas and Kate Reading (Narrator) (2018)
  86. Live and Let Chai by Bree Baker and Thérèse Plummer(2018)
  87. A Wrench in the Works by Kate Carlisle and Eileen Stevens (Narrator) (2018)
  88. Yellow Kayak by Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillón (Illustrator) (2018)
  89. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (2017)
  90. Big Cat, Little Cat by Elisha Cooper (2017)
  91. Eaves of Destruction by Kate Carlisle and Angela Starling (Narrator) (2017)
  92. Komi Can't Communicate, Volume 4 by Tomohito Oda (2017)
  93. Komi Can’t Communicate, Volume 5 Tomohito Oda (2017)
  94. No Way Out by Dan Poblocki (2017)
  95. Olivia the Spy by Ian Falconer (2017)
  96. The Promised Neverland 2 by Kaiu Shirai, Posuka Demizu (Illustrator), and Luise Steggewentz (Translator) (2017)
  97. A Tale of Two Kitties by Sofie Kelly and Cassandra Campbell (Narrator) (2017)
  98. Campfire Cooking in Another World with My Absurd Skill, Volume 1 by Ren Eguchi and Kevin Chen (Translator) (2016)
  99. Fire Force, Volume 1 by Atsushi Ohkubo (2016)
  100. Fogged Inn by Barbara Ross and Dara Rosenberg (Narrator) (2016)
  101. The Gathering by Dan Poblocki (2016)
  102. Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, Volume 1 by Kagiji Kumanomata (2016)
  103. You Can't Hide by Dan Poblocki (2016)
  104. Dressed to Kill by Lynn Cahoon and Susan Boyce (Narrator) (2015)
  105. A Likely Story by Jenn McKinlay and Allyson Ryan (Narrator) (2015)
  106. Oh Say Can You Fudge by Nancy CoCo and Vanessa Johansson (2015)
  107. Goth Girl and the Pirate Queen by Chris Riddell (2015)
  108. A History of Glitter and Blood by Hannah Moskowitz (2015)
  109. Killer Run by Lynn Cahoon and Susan Boyce (Narrator) (2015)
  110. Musseled Out by Barbara Ross and Dara Rosenberg (Narrator) (2015)
  111. Perfect World, Volume 1 by Rie Aruga (2015)
  112. Boiled Over by Barbara Ross and Dara Rosenberg (Narrator) (2014)
  113. To Fudge or Not to Fudge by Nancy CoCo and Vanessa Johansson (Narrator) (2014)
  114. Goth Girl and the Fete Worse than Death by Chris Riddell (2014)
  115. If the Shoe Kills by Lynn Cahoon and Susan Boyce (Narrator) (2014)
  116. Mission to Murder by Lynn Cahoon and Susan Boyce (Narrator) (2014)
  117. On Borrowed Time by Jenn McKinlay and Allyson Ryan (Narrator) (2014)
  118. Spinning in Her Grave by Molly MacRae and Emily Durante (Narrator) (2014)
  119. Sweetness and Lightning, Volume 2 by Gido Amagakure and Adam Lensenmayer (Translator) (2014)
  120. Sweetness and Lightning, Volume 3 by Gido Amagakure and Adam Lensenmayer (Translator) (2014)
  121. xxxHOLiC Rei, Volume 1 by CLAMP (2014)
  122. The Case of the Toxic Mutants by Ursula Vernon (2013)
  123. Dyeing Wishes by Molly MacRae and and Emily Durante (Narrator) (2013)
  124. Read It and Weep by Jenn McKinlay and Allyson Ryan (Narrator) (2013)
  125. Topped Chef by Lucy Burdette (2013)
  126. Last Wool and Testament by Molly MacRae (2012)
  127. The Lonely Phone Booth by Peter Ackerman and Max Dalton (Illustrator) (2010)
  128. A Season of Gifts by Richard Peck (2009)
  129. Obsession, Deceit, and Really Dark Chocolate by Kyra Davis and Gabra Zackman (Narrator) (2007)
  130. Saturn Apartments, Volume 2 by Hisae Iwaoka and Rachel Balzora Thorn (Translator) (2007)
  131. The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl by Tomihiko Morimi and Emily Balistrieri (Translator) (2006)
  132. New Year's Eve Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator) (2005)
  133. Star Spangled Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator) (2005)
  134. The Tatami Galaxy by Tomihiko Morimi and Emily Balistrieri (Translation) (2004)
  135. Father's Day Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator) (2003)
  136. Hope Springs by Lynne Hinton (2003)
  137. This Pen for Hire by Laura Levine and Brittany Pressley (Narrator) (2002)
  138. Deep South by Nevada Barr (2000)
  139. Birthday Party Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator) (2002)
  140. A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (2000)
  141. A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck (1998)
  142. The Starlite Drive-In by Marjorie Reynolds (1997)
  143. Blanche Among the Talented Tenth by Barbara Neely (1994)
  144. How Spider Saved Halloween by Robert Kraus (1973)
  145. A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L'Engle (1971)
  146. Memoirs of a Mangy Lover by Groucho Marx and Leo Hershfeld (1962)
  147. Death of a Citizen by Donald Hamilton (1960)
  148. The Wrecking Crew by Donald Hamilton (1960)
  149. Tootle by Gertrude Crampton and Tibor Gergely (Illustrator) (1945)
  150. Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges (1944)
  151. The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde Hoyt Swift and Lynd Ward (1942)
  152. Little Toot by Hardie Gramatky (1939)
  153. Poirot Investigates by Agatha Christie and David Suchet (Narrator) (1924)
  154. Rinkitink in Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (Illustrator) (1916)
  155. Windy McPherson's Son by Sherwood Anderson (1916)
  156. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1900)
  157. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain (1881)

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