Try Something New in 2018 Challenge

Replacing the “new to you” challenge of the past, and again hosted by Anna at Herding Cats


It’s all about trying something new and is fairly flexible.


First book in a series
Debut book
A new genre or trope.
A new to you author or series.
An author switching genres
A new book format
or unique storyline element.


Level 1: 1-10 books
Level 2: 11- 20 books
Level 3: 21-40 books
Level 4: 41-60 books
Level 5: 61+ books

My Goals

This year I’ll start with a reasonable goal at Level 3 – that’s 21 – 40 titles.

I’ll track my progress below!

  1. End Game: Dirty Money 4 by Lisa Renee Jones
  2. A Distant Heart by Sonali Dev
  3. Living the Good Death by Scott Baron
  4. The Runaway Children by Sandy Taylor
  5. The Maze at Windermere by Gregory Blake Smith
  6. The English Wife by Lauren Willig
  7. It Takes Two to Tumble by Cat Sebastian
  8. Springtime at the Cider Kitchen by Fay Keenan
  9. 54 Years ago – The Nobel Peace Prize
  10. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley by Mary Shelley
  11. Republic Of Dirt, A Return to Woefield Farm by Susan Juby
  12. The Lemon Jell-O Syndrome by Man Martin
  13. Blog All About It ~ Winter
  14. This Love Story Will Self-Destruct by Leslie Cohen
  15. About That Kiss by Jill Shalvis
  16. Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi
  17. Everything You Came to See by Elizabeth Schulte Martin
  18. A Dash Of Love by Liz Isaacson
  19. The Taster by V.S. Alexander
  20. The Trouble with True Love by Laura Lee Guhrke
  21. Runaway Groom by Lauren Layne
  22. Indecent Exposure by Tessa Bailey
  23. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory
  24. Marabel and the Book of Fate by Tracy Barrett
  25. The Atomic City Girls by Janet Beard
  26. The Judge's Wife by Ann O'Loughlin
  27. Dreaming in Chocolate by Susan Bishop Crispell
  28. How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
  29. Where the Wild Cherries Grow by Laura Madeleine
  30. Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers by Sara Ackerman
  31. Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern
  32. Murder Notes by Lisa Renee Jones