2021 Six Shooter Mystery Reading Challenge

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Welcome to the 2021 Six Shooter Challenge! Your goal is to shoot (read) six mysteries by the same target (author). You get one notch on your gun for each target completed. You get bonus points for each additional notch beyond the first one. Unlike many reading challenges, just reading more books may not necessarily help your score. Scores are not based upon quantity, but rather efficient shooting in reaching your target(s). Just read a book and submit your first entry to join!
OutsmartYourShelf (United Kingdom) carves notch #2 with author J. D. Robb (Nora Roberts)!
SueC (Utah) carves notch #12 with author Alexander McCall Smith !
Here is Mystillery Newsletter #14 for October.

Who else took a shot at my book? Enter Author or Title:

READER BOARD updated WED OCT 20 2021 @ 9.00 am EDT convert
Gunslingers
2 0
Notches
8 4
/ Shots
9 0 3
x6 = TCP + bonus = score Shooting
Gallery
Collateral
Damage
Sanacrow
Tennessee
18 119 0.907 1.700 sharpshooter badge 2.607
C0NTENTH0MEB0DY
USA
14 96 0.875 1.300 sharpshooter badge 2.175
SueC
Utah
12 100 0.720 1.100 sharpshooter badge 1.820
Bev Hankins
Indiana
7 46 0.913 0.600 sharpshooter badge 1.513
Rick Mills
Maine
8 74 0.648 0.700 sharpshooter badge 1.348
Tina Hilbert
Utah
9 101 0.534 0.800 sharpshooter badge 1.334
Tari Hann
Ohio
2 11 1.090 0.100 sharpshooter badge 1.190
Jjean
Missouri
4 30 0.800 0.300 sharpshooter badge 1.100
Lynn
Pennsylvania
1 6 1.000 0 sharpshooter badge 1.000
Traci L.
Illinois
5 109 0.275 0.400 0.675
OutsmartYourShelf
United Kingdom
2 31 0.387 0.100 0.487
Scott Nickels
Nebraska
1 45 0.133 0 0.133
Avid Series Reader
New Mexico
1 61 0.098 0 0.098
Simone C.
Alabama
0 31 0.000 0 0.000
Karen Baroness
Montana
0 20 0.000 0 0.000
Guatemala Paula
Texas
0 4 0.000 0 0.000
Fanda
Indonesia
0 3 0.000 0 0.000
Anna Marten
Wisconsin
0 2 0.000 0 0.000
Ahcop
India
0 2 0.000 0 0.000
Sharon Angle-Boyer
North Carolina
0 1 0.000 0 0.000

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How to:

  1. Advance signup is no longer needed.
  2. Shoot (read) book #1
  3. Submit the form.
  4. Reload,repeat until you have read 6 books. Once you complete 6, you get a notch on your gun.
  5. Please note the Shooting Gallery does not update in real time. Your submission generates an email to The Grand Targetmeister, who will post the data. Generally, you should see your submission posted within 24 hours. If you do not see it, click the REFRESH button on your web browser to reload the page.
  6. This is a rolling challenge. How does that work? At the end of the year, incomplete targets carry forward to the following year.

Rules:

  1. The challenge runs from January 1 - December 24, 2021..
  2. Genres: You get to decide what is a 'mystery'. Traditional murder mysteries, thrillers, police procedurals, young adult, romances, all are welcome.
  3. Formats: Print books, audio books, radio dramatizations, or e-books may be used.
  4. Each completed target earns you a notch on your gun.
  5. Once you have completed a target, you can target the same author again for additional notches.
  6. You can target different authors simultaneously or consecutively.
  7. Young folks are especially welcome too. Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew readers are naturals!
  8. Pseudonyms count as the same author, for example, if your target is Erle Stanley Gardner, you can count books by A. A. Fair.
  9. You do not need to write reviews, but you are welcome to. If you supply a link to your blog or Goodreads review, the title will link to it.
  10. Bloggers are welcome to copy any images from this challenge.
  11. Never enter the secret passageway first.

Prizes!

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This is a virtual shooting gallery. No actual books were harmed in the creation of this challenge. Do not read books for this challenge while operating a motor vehicle, watercraft, aircraft, locomotive, or lawnmower. All models are over 18 years of age. Do not use while sleeping. Any reproduction, retransmission or rebroadcast without the express, written consent of Major League Baseball is strictly prohibited.

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