Reading Across the USA

READING ACROSS THE USA: PERSONAL GOAL

GOAL: TO READ A BOOK SET IN EACH ONE OF THE FIFTY-ONE STATES OF AMERICA

Timeframe: no limit
Both fiction and non-fiction count

(The list of States below, helpfully divided into regions, is copied from http://readingusafiction.blogspot.com.au/2013/10/51-states-too-many-what-about-mini.html, with thanks)

Northeast (9)

1. Maine
2. New Hampshire
3. Vermont
4. Massachusetts
5. Rhode Island
6. Connecticut
7. New York  Maura’s Dream, by Joel Gross
The Wife of Reilly, by Jennifer Coburn
Pam of Babylon, by Suzanne Jenkins
8. Pennsylvania
9. New Jersey

Midwest (12)

1. Wisconsin
2. Michigan
3. Illinois
4. Indiana
5. Ohio
6. Missouri
7. North Dakota
8. South Dakota
9. Nebraska
10. Kansas
11. Minnesota
12. Iowa

South Atlantic (9)

1. Delaware
2. Maryland
3. District of Columbia
4. Virginia
5. West Virginia
6. North Carolina
7. South Carolina
8. Georgia  Gone With the Wind, Margaret Mitchell
9. Florida

South (8)

1. Kentucky
2. Tennessee
3. Mississippi
4. Alabama
5. Oklahoma
6. Texas
7. Arkansas
8. Louisiana  City of Beads (Tubby Dubonnet series #2), by Tony Dunbar

Mountain (8)

1. Idaho Mommy Had a Little Flask, A. K. Turner
2. Montana
3. Wyoming
4. Nevada
5. Utah  In the Mirror, a Memoir of Shattered Secrets, by Ann Carbine Best
6. Colorado
7. Arizona
8. New Mexico

Pacific (5)

1. Alaska
2. Washington  Do Me, Do My Roots, by Eileen Rendahl
3. Oregon
4. California  The Sourdough Wars, by Julie Smith
5. Hawaii

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