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Beat the Backlist 2024: 01/01/24

Beat the Backlist
Hosted by Austine of Novel Knight.

Last year I set a goal of 250 books and by the end of November I had met that goal. I'm going to stick with that goal for 2024 and as always, strive for half of my read books being backlist titles. I'm not, however, posting a list of things I plan to read as that just ends up being confusing and messy for me.

Below is my list of my completed backlist books from 2023 and earlier:


  1. Bulletproof Barista by Cleo Coyle and Rebecca Gibel (Narrator)
  2. Coconut Drop Dead by Olivia Matthews and Janina Edwards (Narrator)
  3. The Dog Knight by Jeremy Whitley
  4. Four Leaf Cleaver by Maddie Day and Laural Merlington (Narrator)
  5. Mexikid by Pedro Martín
  6. Miles Morales Suspended by Jason Reynolds
  7. What an Owl Knows by Jennifer Ackerman
  8. Witches in the Kitchen by Danielle Garrett and Amanda Ronconi (Narrator)


  9. Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton
  10. Spy x Family, Volume 10 by Tatsuya Endo, Casey Loe (Translator)



  11. A Call for Kelp by Bree Baker and Thérèse Plummer (Narrator)
  12. A Man and His Cat, Volume 4 by Umi Sakurai


  13. The Black Holes by Borja González (2018)
  14. Sheets by Brenna Thummler (2018)
  15. Komi Can't Communicate, Volume 6 by Tomohito Oda (2017)
  16. Mycroft Holmes and the Apocalypse Handbook by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Josh Cassara (Illustrator) (2017)
  17. All You Need is Fudge by Nancy CoCo (2016)
  18. Iced Under by Barbara Ross and Dara Rosenberg (Narrator) (2016)


  19. Little Boy with a Big Horn by Jack Bechdolt and Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator) (2008)
  20. Saving Juliet by Suzanne Selfors (2008)




  21. How the Rooster Saved the Day by Arnold Lobel and Anita Lobel (Illustrator) (1977)


  22. Alexander and the Magic Mouse by Martha Sanders and Philippe Fix (Illustrator) (1969)
  23. Andrew Henry's Meadow by Doris Burn (1965)


  24. Little Boy with a Big Horn by Jack Bechdolt and Aurelius Battaglia (Illustrator) (1953)






  25. Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1907)
  26. The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1904)

    1899 and earlier

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