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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. Death by Peppermint Cappuccino by Alex Erickson and Melissa Moran (Narrator) (2023)
  4. Death by a Thousand Sips by Gretchen Rue and Kristin Price (Narrator)
  5. The Dog Knight by Jeremy Whitley
  6. Four Leaf Cleaver by Maddie Day and Laural Merlington (Narrator)
  7. In Farm's Way by Amanda Flower and Rachel Dulude (Narrator) (2023)
  8. Lore Olympus: Volume Four by Rachel Smythe
  9. Mexikid by Pedro Martín
  10. Miles Morales Suspended by Jason Reynolds
  11. Misfortune Cookie by Vivien Chien
  12. Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma by Claire Dederer
  13. Murder by the Seashore by Samara Yew and Catherine Ho (Narrator)
  14. Murder Checks Out by Victoria Gilbert and Coleen Marlo
  15. Sieve and Let Die by Victoria Hamilton and Emily Woo Zeller
  16. What an Owl Knows by Jennifer Ackerman
  17. Witches in the Kitchen by Danielle Garrett and Amanda Ronconi (Narrator)


  18. Bread Over Troubled Water by Winnie Archer and Emily Durante (Narrator)
  19. Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton
  20. Festergrimm by Thomas Taylor
  21. House of El, Volume 2: The Enemy Delusion by Claudia Gray and Eric Zawadzki (Illustrator)
  22. The Other World's Books Depend on the Bean Counter Volume 3 by Kazuki Irodori et al
  23. Spy x Family, Volume 10 by Tatsuya Endo, Casey Loe (Translator)
  24. Twice the Dads, Twice the Dad Jokes by Amy Culliford
  25. The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson


  26. The Big Bath House by Kyo Maclear and Gracey Zhang (Illustrator) (Canada)
  27. A Capitol Crime by Carolyn Keene
  28. We All Play by Julie Flett (2021) (Canada)
  29. Ya Boy Kongming! Volume 3 by Ryō Ogawa (2021)


  30. A Call for Kelp by Bree Baker and Thérèse Plummer (Narrator)
  31. A Case of Cat and Mouse by Sofie Kelly and Casandra Campbell (Narrator)
  32. Delicious in Dungeon, Volume 9 by Ryoko Kui and Taylor Engel (Translator)
  33. For Batter or Worse Jenn McKinlay and Susan Boyce (Narrator)
  34. Gótico por Silvia Moreno-Garcia y Alexander Páez García (traduccion)
  35. A Man and His Cat, Volume 4 by Umi Sakurai
  36. A Roost and Arrest by Hillary Avis and Kitty Hendrix (Narrator)


  37. Deadendia: The Broken Halo by Hamish Steele (2019)
  38. Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star: The War Years, 1940-1946 by Gary Giddins (2018)
  39. The Black Holes by Borja González (2018)
  40. A Man and His Cat, Volume 2 by Umi Sakurai (2018)
  41. Sheets by Brenna Thummler (2018)
  42. Death in the Stacks by Jenn McKinlay and Allyson Ryan (Narrator) (2017)
  43. Goth Girl and the Sinister Symphony by Chris Riddell (2017)
  44. Komi Can't Communicate, Volume 6 by Tomohito Oda (2017)
  45. Mycroft Holmes and the Apocalypse Handbook by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Josh Cassara (Illustrator) (2017)
  46. All You Need is Fudge by Nancy CoCo (2016)
  47. Better Late Than Never by Jenn McKinlay and Allyson Ryan (Narrator) (2016)
  48. Iced Under by Barbara Ross and Dara Rosenberg (Narrator) (2016)
  49. Plagued By Quilt by Molly MacRae and Emily Durante (Narrator) (2014)
  50. Cloche and Dagger by Jenn McKinlay and Karyn O'Bryant (Narrator) (2013)
  51. Buried in a Book by Lucy Arlington (2012)


  52. Little Boy with a Big Horn by Jack Bechdolt and Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator) (2008)
  53. Saving Juliet by Suzanne Selfors (2008)
  54. Bake Sale Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator) (2006)
  55. Forever Friends by Lynne Hinton (2003)
  56. Murder in Volume by D.R. Meredith and Mara Lynne Thomas (Narrator) (2000)



  57. Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo by William Joyce (1988)


  58. The Hoboken Chicken Emergency by Daniel Pinkwater (1977)
  59. How the Rooster Saved the Day by Arnold Lobel and Anita Lobel (Illustrator) (1977)
  60. Blue Moose by (Daniel) Manus Pinkwater (1975)


  61. Alexander and the Magic Mouse by Martha Sanders and Philippe Fix (Illustrator) (1969)
  62. The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll & The Broom Handle and Who Was in It by Carl Sandburg and Harriet Pincus (Illustrator) (1967)
  63. Andrew Henry's Meadow by Doris Burn (1965)


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



  65. My Sister Eileen by Ruth McKenney (1938)
  66. Shawneen and the Gander by Richard Bennett (1937)



  67. The Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1910)


  68. The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1909)
  69. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1908)
  70. Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1907)
  71. The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1904)

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