2022 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge!


The Alphabet Soup Challenge means that by December 31, 2022
your bowls must be filled with one book for each letter of the Alphabet.


DollyCass is asking everyone to sign up using Google Forms. Sign Up Here. This way she will have your emails in case she needs to contact you about any changes to the challenge or about special events.  GOOD LUCK!!

Each Letter Counts As 1 “Spoonful.”

This challenge will run from January 1st, 2022 – December 31st, 2022.

The following are the books I hope to read, at least ONE for every letter, whichever I feel like reading at the time. They probably won’t be read in alphabetical order (that’s harder!), but I might try to start out that way. (I own most of these books already – on my TBR (to be read) list.  HAVE FUN!!

A – All That Is Secret or As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (A) or The Amendment Killer(C)

B – Big Game or Blind Search(C) 

C – Chasing Fire Flies(C) or Christian History (p)

D – Death in D Minor(C) or Doggone Dead(C) or Dead Shot(C)

E – Eggs On Ice by Laura Childs (Chirp) or The Everlasting Man(C) or Execution in E(C)

F – Flood(C) or Finding Selah(C) or The Four Loves(C) 

G – The Greyhound of the Baskervilles (A) or Girl in the Shadows (C) or The Golden Ball & other stories by Agatha Christie (Chirp)

H – High Treason at the Grand Hotel (C) or

I – Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus #1 or I Will Always Write Back (A) or Injury Time(C) or Ice Cold Murder by Michele PW Pariza Wacek

J – Just Mercy(C) or

K – Keys to the Deeper Life(C) or Killing in C Sharp(C) or Kathmandu(C)

L – Lying Under Water(C) or The Last Chance Law(C) or Loch Down Abbey(C) The Long Slide; Thirty Years in Journalism by Carlson Tucker (Audible)

M – Maeve Binchy Writers’ Club(K) or Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe(C) or Murder at Mallowan Hall by Colleen Cambridge (Audible)

N – Nooks & Crannies by Jessica Lawson (Chirp) or November Road(C) or The Narnian(C)

O – One Last Step(C) or On Hummingbird Wings(C) or One Hit Wonder(C) or Orthadoxy(C) or Out of Temper by Amber Royer (Kindle)

P – Placid River Runs Deep or The Pot Thief Who Studied Georgia O’Keefe

Q – A Quiet Life in the Country(A) or

R – The Raja’s Lost Treasure or The Running Dream(C) or

S – The Shoebox Bible or Second Chance(P) or Squirrel & Swan by M.D. Archer (Kindle)

T – Tuck Everlasting or The Triumph of Seeds

U – Under a Painted Sky

V – Villa in Sicily:Figs & Cadavors by Fiona Grace (Chirp) or

W – A Wedding & a Funereal in Mecklenburg(K) or The Wiskey Sea(A)  or Wild Bird(C)

X – X Marks the Murder(K) or 

Y – Year Round Trouble, anthology of Cat Mysteries(K) or The Yard(A) or The Yellow Lighted Bookshop, A Memoir (Print)

Z – Red Zeppelin(C) or

Reading an A-B-C book every two weeks seems just fine! 


If you post about your books on Social Media, please use the hashtag #LiteraryEscapes

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