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message 1: by Bill (last edited Sep 29, 2018 07:34AM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Incomplete(24 Active, 51 Total)(175 for 278)

Currently Reading Towards Challenge

Books read toward this challenge:
2016 - 33
2017 - 212
2018 - 155
Year 1 - 245
Year 2 - 186


Author Breakdown
Female - 41 Authors/106 Books
Male - 25 Authors/73 Books
Multiple authors- 7 book

https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...


message 2: by Bill (last edited Sep 25, 2018 12:13PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Unfinished (24)(55 for 130)

Buddy Reads(5)(8 for 20)
Traitor Son - Cameron (2 for 5) - 10/22
Riftwar Saga - Feist (1 for 4) - 10/1
Emperor - Iggulden (2 for 5) - 10/24
Draconis Memoria - Ryan (1 for 3) - 10/1
Shattered Sigil - Schafer (2 for 3) - 11/10

Completed(7)(20 for 46)
Heartstrikers - Aaron (1 for 5)
Prince of Nothing - Bakker (1 for 3)
Vorkosigan - Bujold (8 for 16)
Drenai Saga - Gemmell (6 for 11)
Sorcery Ascendant Sequence - Hogan (1 for 3)
Dragonlance Chronicles - Weis/Hickman (1 for 3)
Book of the New Sun - Wolfe (2 for 5)

Ongoing(12)(27 for 64)(20 available)
Rivers of London - Aaronovitch (5 for 7) - 11/6/18
Karen Memory - Bear (1 for 2)
Walking Dead - Bonansinga (6 for 8)
Expanse - Corey (2 for 9)
Path to Ascendancy- Esslemont (1 for 3) 2/19/19
Worldbreaker Saga - Hurley (1 for 3)
Licanius - Islington (1 for 3) 2/19/19
Dandelion Dynasty - Liu (1 for 3)
Magic 2.0 - Meyer (3 for 5)
Stormlight Archives - Sanderson (2 for 10)
Legends of the First Empire - Sullivan (1 for 6) #4 - 4/2019
Lightbringer - Weeks (3 for 5) 9/2019


message 3: by Bill (last edited Aug 14, 2018 05:10PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Graphic Novels/Comics (0)


message 4: by Bill (last edited Sep 13, 2018 03:52AM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Up To Date (27)(120 for 148)

Audiobooks(11)(38 for 47)
Legacy of Orisha - Adeyemi (1 for 1) 3/5/19
Winternight - Arden (2 for 3) 1/9/19
Penric and Desdemona - Bujold (6 for 6)
Cinder Spires - Butcher (1 for 3)
Dominion of the Fallen - de Bodard (2 for 3)
The Band - Eames (2 for 2)
Alex Verus - Jacka (9 for 9)
Wayward Children - McGuire (3 for 5) 1/8/19
Kingkiller Chronicles - Rothfuss (2 for 3)
Mistborn(Alloy Era) - Sanderson (3 for 4) 10/15/20
Riyria Chronicles - Sullivan (4 for 4)
Tensorate - Yang (3 for 4)

Kindle(9)(29 for 48)
Dresden Files - Butcher (15 for 20)
Masquerade - Dickinson (1 for 2) 10/30/18
Kharkanas - Erikson (2 for 3)
Gentlemen Bastards - Lynch (3 for 7)
A Song of Ice and Fire - Martin (5 for 7)
Tarnished Crown - Miller (1 for 3)
Rithmatist - Sanderson (1 for 3)
The Villains - Schwab (1 for 3) 9/25

Graphic Novels/Comics(7)(53 for 53)
Pretty Deadly - DeConnick (2 for 2)
Bitch Planet - DeConnick (3 for 3)
Walking Dead Comics - Kirkman (30 for 30) 3/12/19
Monstress - Liu (3 for 3)
White Sand - Sanderson (2 for 2)
Saga - Vaughn (8 for 8) 10/2/18
Rat Queens - Wiebe (5 for 5)


message 5: by Bill (last edited Sep 24, 2018 05:16PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Finished (105)

Before Challenge (44)
Malazan Book Of The Fallen -Erikson
Red Rising - Brown
Harry Potter - Rowling
Raven's Shadow - Ryan
Dune Chronicles - Herbert
Prelude to Dune - Herbert
Heroes of Dune - Herbert
Legends of Dune - Herbert
Lord Of The Rings - Tolkien
Mistborn(Era 1) - Sanderson
Dark Tower - King
Codex Alera - Butcher
Dagger & Coin - Abraham
Powder Mage - Mcclellan
Malazan Empire - Esslemont
Riyria Revelations - Sullivan
Ties That Bind - Hayes
A Land Fit for Heroes - Morgan
Tao - Chu
Magicians - Grossman
Arrows - Lackey
Broken Empire - Lawrence
Gormenghast - Peake
First Law(all 7) - Abercrombie
Red Queen's War - Lawrence
Chronicles Of The Raven - Barclay
Monarchies Of God - Kearney
Ranger's Apprentice - Flanagan
Unhewn Throne - Staveley
Shattered Seas - Abercrombie
Farseer - Hobb
Rojan Dizon - Knight
Reckoners - Sanderson
Inheritance Cycle - Paolini
Inheritance - Jemisin
Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Riordan
Heroes of Olympus - Riordan
Chronicles Of The Black Company(first trilogy) - Cook
Night Angel - Weeks
Hunger Games - Collins
Chronicles of Narnia - Lewis
Macht - Kearney
Tears Of Artamon - Ash
Southern Reach - Vandermeer

Year One(24)
Dark Tower(Graphic Novels) - King
Bloodsounder's Arc - Salyards
Oryx and Crake - Atwood
Chronicles of Prydain - Alexander
Chronicles of Amber - Zelazny
Belgariad - Eddings
Eddie Lacrosse - Bledsoe
Tales of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach - Erikson
Foundation - Asimov
Witcher - Sapkowski
Earthsea Cycle - Le Guin
Abhorsen - Nix
Bel Dame Apocrypha - Hurley
Memoirs of Lady Trent - Brennan
Divine Cities - Bennett
Wheel of Time - Jordan
Sandman - Gaiman
Temeraire - Novik
Deed of Paksennarion - Moon
Original Shannara - Brooks
Vagrant -Newman
Inda - Smith
Dragonriders of Pern - McCaffery
Long Price Quartet - Abraham

Year Two(37)
World of the Five Gods - Bujold
Demon Cycle - Brett
Second Sons - Fallon
Dark Elf - Salvatore
Watchmen - Moore
Broken Earth - Jemisin
Books of the South - Cook
Assassin- Lebbon
Shadow Campaigns - Wexler
Damar - McKinley
Forbidden Library - Wexler
Leviathan - Westerfield
Phedre’s Trilogy - Carey
Books of the Glittering Stone - Cook
Binti - Okorafor
Shades of Magic - Schwab
Liveship Traders - Hobb
Alcatraz - Sanderson
Lighthouse Duet - Berg
His Dark Materials - Pullman
Iron Druid Chronicles - Hearne
Imriel’s Trilogy - Carey
Eternal Sky - Bear
Time Quintet - L’Engle
Godspeaker - Miller
Discworld - Pratchett
Greatcoats - de Castell
Grim Company - Scull
Bone Universe - Wilde
Dragon Prince - Rawn
Y: The Last Man - Vaughan
Coldfire - Friedman
Who Fears Death - Okorafor
Kate Daniels - Andrews
Naamah - Carey
River of Teeth - Gailey
Memory, Sorrow and Thorn - Williams


message 6: by Bill (last edited Sep 26, 2018 03:52PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Abandoned (35)
Saga of the Seven Suns - Anderson (read up to book 5 of 7)
Vlad Taltos - Brust (4 for 14)
Seer King - Bunch (1 for 3)
Barsoom - Burroughs(1 for 11)
Ender's Saga - Card (1 for 6)
Shadowdance - Dalgish (1 for 6)
Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever - Donaldson (read book 1)
A Star-Reckoner's Legacy - Drake (1 for 2)
Accursed Kings - Druon (1 for 7)
Thursday Next - Fforde (1 for 8)
Sword of Truth - Goodkind (read up to book 5)
Craft Sequence - Gladstone (2 for 5)
Sookie Stackhouse - Harris (8 for 13)
It Takes a Thief - Hayes (1 for 2)
Schools of Dune - Herbert (1 for 3)
Wool - Howey (1 for 5)
Howl’s Moving Castle - Jones (1 for 3)
Chronicles of the Deryni - Kurtz (1 for 3)
Stormlord - Larke (1 for 3)
Haven - Larson (read up to book 5 of 7)
Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser - Leiber (2 for 7)
Bronze Knight - Marco (read up to book 3 of 4)
New Crobuzon - Mieville (read book 1 of 3)
Elric Saga - Moorcock (5 for 9)
Yarnsworld - Patrick (2 for 3)
Low Town - Polansky (1 for 3)
Sol's Harvest - Presley (1 for 4)
Clockwork Century - Priest (1 for 6)
A Song for No Man's Land - Remic (2 for 3)
Book and the Sword - Rouaud (1 for 3)
Shadow Saga - Sprunk (1 for 3)
Acts of Caine - Stover (1 for 5)
Shadows of the Apt - Tchaikovsky (1 for 10)
Death Gate Cycle - Weis/Hickman (3 for 7)
Nightrunner - Flewelling (3 for 7)

2018 Releases
Peter Grant - Aaronovitch - 11/13
Kate Daniels - Andrews - 8/28
Baru Cormorant - Dickinson - 10/30
The Band - Eames - 8/28

2019 Releases
Legacy of Orisha(2) - Adeyemi - 3/5/19
Winternight(3) - Arden - 1/9/19
Red Rising - Brown - 2/12/19
Expanse(8) - Corey - 3/26/19
Expanse(9) - Corey - 6/2019
Path to Ascendancy(3) - Esslemont - 2/19/19
Licanius(3) - Islington - 2/19/19
Alex Verus(10) - Jacka - 6/6/19
Dark Star - James(1) - 2/7/19
The Walking Dead(31) - Kirkman - 3/12/19
Book of the Ancestor(3) - Lawrence - 4/4/19
The Dandelion Dynasty(3) - Liu - 2019
Gods of Blood and Powder(3) - McClellan - 2019
Wayward Children(4) - McGuire - 1/8/19
Legends of the First Empire(4) - Sullivan - 4/2019
Golem and the Jinni - Wecker - 9/15/19
Lightbringer(5) - Weeks - 9/2019


message 7: by Bill (last edited Sep 02, 2018 10:01AM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Collected Universes
Malazan - Erikson + Esslemont (25 for 28)
Dune - Herbert (17 for 19)
Cosmere - Sanderson (12 for 27)
Riyria - Sullivan (11 for 16)
Valdemar - Lackey (3 for 35)
Realm of the Elderlings - Hobb (6 for 16)
Black Company - Cook (9 for 9) - done
Belgariad Universe - Eddings (5 for 12)
Shannara - Brooks (3 for 31)
Pern - McCaffrey - (3 for 24)
Legend of Drizzt - Salvatore (3 for 30)
Deryni - Kurtz (1 for 16)
Kushiel’s Universe - Carey (9 for 9) - done
Dragonlance - Weis + Hickman (1 for 37)

Discworld
All - 41 for 41 - done
Rincewind - 8 for 8 - done
Witches - 6 for 6 done
Death - 5 for 5 - done
City Watch - 8 for 8 - done
Industrial Revolution - 3 for 3 done
Tiffany Aching - 5 for 5 - done
Moist Von Lipwig - 3 for 3 - done
Standalones - 3 for 3 done


message 8: by Bill (last edited Sep 24, 2018 05:16PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Yearly Status

Year One - https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...
Books Read Towards Challenge - 245
Finished - 24
Brought Up To Date - 13
Progressed - 8
Started - 28(11 finished, 8 progressed)
Abandoned - 6
Audiobooks - 129
Graphic Novels/Comics - 97
Kindle - 18
Physical - 1

Year Two
Books Read Towards Challenge - 186
Finished - 37
Brought Up To Date - 16
Progressed - 11
Started - 25
Abandoned - 24
Audiobooks - 166
Graphic Novels/Comics - 19
Kindle - 1
Physical


message 9: by Bill (last edited Sep 24, 2018 05:17PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Monthly Status

October Totals:
Books read towards challenge: 14
Finished series: 3 (World of the Five Gods, Demon Cycle, Second Sons)
Brought up to date: 1 (Pretty Deadly)
Series progressed: 5 (Rat Queens, Walking Dead Comics, Kate Daniels, Lighthouse Duet, Dark Elf)
New series started:
Abandoned: 0
Total series completion: 50.6% (223 for 441)

November Totals:
Books read towards challenge: 12
Finished series: 3 (Dark Elf, Watchmen, Broken Earth)
Brought up to date: 2 (Walking Dead Comics, Rat Queens)
Series progressed: 1 (Y: The Last Man)
New series started:
Series Restarted: 1 (Black Company)
Abandoned: 2 (Barsoom, A Song for No Man’s Land)
Total series completion: 52.8% (218 for 413)

December Totals:
Books read towards challenge: 12
Finished series: 2 (Books of the South, Assassin)
Brought up to date: 1 (Bitch Planet)
Series progressed: 1 (Y: The Last Man)
New series started: 4 (Wayward Children, Binti, Karen Memory, Alcatraz)
Abandoned:
Total series completion: 52.2% (222 for 425)

January Totals:
Books read towards challenge: 19
Finished series: 4 (Shadow Campaigns, Damar, Forbidden Library, Leviathan)
Brought up to date: 3 (Saga, Riyria Chronicles, Wayward Children)
Series progressed: 2 (Binti, Alcatraz)
New series started: 3 (Phedre, Dragon Prince, Eternal Sky)
Abandoned: 1 (Clockwork Century)
Total series completion: 226 for 439 - 51.5%

February Totals
Books read towards challenge: 16
Finished series:
Brought up to date: 1 (Winternight)
Series progressed: 4 (Phedre, Sookie Stackhouse, Y: The Last Man, Shattered Sigil)
New series started: 6 (Dragonlance, Howl’s Moving Castle, Shades of Magic, Liveship Traders, White Sand, Bone Universe)
Abandoned:
Total series completion: 51.4% (245 for 477)

March Totals
Books read towards challenge: 13
Finished series: 1 (Phedre)
Brought up to date: 2 (White Sand, Walking Dead Comics)
Series progressed: 5 (Sookie Stackhouse, Shades of Magic, Liveship Traders, Books of the Glittering Stone, Eternal Sky)
New series started: 3 (Time Quintet, Godspeaker, Heartstrikers)
Abandoned: 2 (Ender’s Saga, Howl’s Moving Castle)
Total series completion: 52.5% (251 for 478)

April
Books read towards challenge: 9
Finished series: 3 (Books of the Glittering Stone, Binti, Shades of Magic)
Brought up to date: 1 (Legacy of Orisha)
Series progressed: 1 (Penric and Desdemona)
New series started: 2 (His Dark Materials, Imriel’s Trilogy)
Abandoned: 1 (Sookie Stackhouse)
Total series completion: 242 for 468 = 51.7%

May
Books read towards challenge: 14
Finished series: 5 (Liveship Traders, Alcatraz, Lighthouse Duet, His Dark Materials, Iron Druid Chronicles)
Brought up to date:
Series progressed: 6 (Penric and Desdemona, Time Quintet, Y: The Last Man, Discworld, Kate Daniels)
New series started:
Abandoned:
Total series completion: 224 for 424 = 52.8%

June
Books read towards challenge: 22
Finished series: 3 (Imriel’s Trilogy, Eternal Sky, Time)
Brought up to date:
Series progressed: 4 (Discworld, Greatcoats, Kate Daniels, Godspeaker)
New series started:
Abandoned: Shadowdance, Emperor
Total series completion: 234 for 405 = 57.5%

July
Books read towards challenge: 18
Finished series: 3 (Godspeaker, Discworld, Greatcoats)
Brought up to date: 1 (Alex Verus)
Series progressed: 3 (Penric and Desdemona, Kate Daniels, Vorkosigan)
New series started: 3 (Naamah, Nightrunner, Vorkosigan)
Series Restarted: 1 (Grim Company)
Abandoned: 9 (Seer King, Deryni, Stormlord, Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, Elric, Low Town, Acts of Caine, Shadows of the Apt, Death Gate)
Total series completion: 186 for 327 = 56.9%

August
Books read towards challenge: 27
Finished series: 6 (Grim Company, Bone, Dragon Prince, Y: The Last Man, Coldfire, Who Fears Death)
Brought up to date: 3 (Rat Queens, Bitch Planet, Tensorate)
Series progressed: 4 (Naamah, Kate Daniels, Vorkosigan, Nightrunner)
New series started: 2 (Who Fears Death, Tensorate)
Abandoned:
Total series completion: 191 for 316 = 60.4%

September
Books read towards challenge: 17
Finished series: 4 (Naamah, Kate Daniels, River of Teeth, Memory, Sorrow and Thorn - Williams)
Brought up to date: 5 (The Walking Dead, Monstress, The Band, Penric and Desdemona, Dominion of the Fallen)
Series progressed: 2 (Drenai, Emperor)
New series started: 2 (Draconis Memoria, River of Teeth)
Series Restarted: 2 (Dominion of the Fallen, Memory, Sorrow and Thorn)
Abandoned: 7 (Vlad Taltos, A Star-Reckoner's Legacy, Craft Sequence, It Takes a Thief, Yarnsworld, Sol's Harvest, Nightrunner)
Total series completion:


message 10: by Scott , Karsa Orlong (new)

Scott  Hitchcock (lostinthewarrenofchaos) | 8082 comments Mod
Nice. I did my switch over in my original thread for pretty much the same reasons.


message 11: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Scott wrote: "Nice. I did my switch over in my original thread for pretty much the same reasons."

I was thinking of doing that but figured I would start fresh.


message 12: by Scott , Karsa Orlong (new)

Scott  Hitchcock (lostinthewarrenofchaos) | 8082 comments Mod
Bill wrote: "Scott wrote: "Nice. I did my switch over in my original thread for pretty much the same reasons."

I was thinking of doing that but figured I would start fresh."


I was on the fence between the two.


message 13: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments I was too afraid I would delete my whole list.

Abandoned 6 series to double my abandoned pile.


message 14: by Timelord Iain (new)

Timelord Iain | 14740 comments I'm planning to be lazier than you with my Year 2 post... most things like Finished and Abandoned from Year 1 I'm just going to link to the relevant post in the first thread... until/unless I heard something about having the first thread deleted instead of archived... then I might move it all over for posterity


message 15: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Don't think there are plans to delete the old threads. So far I think I'm the only one who actually made a new thread.


message 16: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Think it is ready to go.


message 17: by Tammie (new)

Tammie | 3851 comments I made a new thread too. My old one is archived, but I have a link to it.


message 18: by Scott , Karsa Orlong (new)

Scott  Hitchcock (lostinthewarrenofchaos) | 8082 comments Mod
Bill wrote: "I was too afraid I would delete my whole list.

Abandoned 6 series to double my abandoned pile."


I actually did that at one point but luckily had a copy. The copy just had the book names not links. I still haven't gone back and relinked them all. I was so pissed off at myself so I definitely get your concern. I broke my read for challenge list into multiple posts after that as a mini safe guard and backup the most current to a text file from time to time.


message 19: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Tammie wrote: "I made a new thread too. My old one is archived, but I have a link to it."

I'll need to do that in a few weeks.

Scott wrote: "Bill wrote: "I was too afraid I would delete my whole list.

Abandoned 6 series to double my abandoned pile."

I actually did that at one point but luckily had a copy. The copy just had the book na..."


That sucks good thing you had a backup. I love having everything broken into smaller posts makes it so much easier to update.


message 20: by Niki Hawkes, I made it past GOTM... barely (new)

Niki Hawkes - The Obsessive Bookseller | 6949 comments Mod
Nice revamp. I'm looking forward to seeing your progress for year 2.


message 21: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Niki Hawkes wrote: "Nice revamp. I'm looking forward to seeing your progress for year 2."

Thanks. Hoping I make some. 😁


message 22: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments October Totals:
Books read towards challenge: 14
Finished series: 3 (World of the Five Gods, Demon Cycle, Second Sons)
Brought up to date: 1 (Pretty Deadly)
Series progressed: 5 (Rat Queens, Walking Dead Comics, Kate Daniels, Lighthouse Duet, Dark Elf)
New series started: 0
Abandoned: 0
Total series completion: 50.6% (223 for 441)

Good start for year 2. Will be able to finish Dark Elf and Lighthouse Duet next month and bring Rat Queens and Walking Dead up to date so next month is looking good too. Will be nice to get under 70 total series for the first time since joining GoodReads.


message 23: by Tammie (new)

Tammie | 3851 comments That's a great way to begin your second year of the challenge!


message 24: by Angela, I'm Silverfox lost (new)

Angela | 3517 comments Mod
Fantastic progress Bill.


message 25: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Thanks Tammie and Angela.


message 26: by Niki Hawkes, I made it past GOTM... barely (new)

Niki Hawkes - The Obsessive Bookseller | 6949 comments Mod
Nice totals. Under 70 series would be awesome - good luck!! :D


message 27: by Scott , Karsa Orlong (new)

Scott  Hitchcock (lostinthewarrenofchaos) | 8082 comments Mod
Great month Bill.


message 28: by Hacen (new)

Hacen | 881 comments Great job!


message 29: by Miche (new)

Miche | 2939 comments Great job, Bill!


message 30: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Thanks all. I was checking what I need to finish all the 2017 challenges I signed up for and realizing that I’m going to need to start a few new series to get them done. Trying to see now what I can do to limit the damage.


message 31: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Did my first of the month comics read to bring The Walking Dead and Rat Queens up to date.


message 32: by Bill (last edited Nov 01, 2017 03:59PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Finished the Dark Elf trilogy by R. A. Salvatore. Will definitely be reading more in the Forgotten Realms world. I plan on doing more Drizzt but might check out what some other authors have done first. Though I think I might already own the Icewind Dale trilogy.

Edit: I just realized that with finishing this series I now have more finished series 72 than unfinished 70. This was a year 1 goal which I missed but still feels really great to get there.


message 33: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Abandoned 2 more series. Barsoom because it’s been almost 4 years since I read the 1st book and have no real drive to continue it. A Song for No Man’s Land was just bad. I did the first 2 because the audiobooks were available at my library.

Could probably do more but still really have a hard time abandoning series.


message 34: by Delitealex (last edited Nov 14, 2017 10:45AM) (new)

Delitealex | 370 comments So organized :) I was just thinking the same thing about having a hard time abandoning series but I've been less than enthused about reading romance for awhile (well as much as I used to) so I might need to jettison some especially the ones from years ago.


message 35: by Bill (last edited Nov 14, 2017 11:25AM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Thanks the 2nd try at organization was better than the first. There are some around here who are really good at abandoning and that has helped me get more comfortable with it.

Good luck with your list.


message 36: by Tammie (new)

Tammie | 3851 comments Congrats on abandoning some books! :)


message 37: by Scott , Karsa Orlong (new)

Scott  Hitchcock (lostinthewarrenofchaos) | 8082 comments Mod
Abandoning is the new finishing!


message 38: by Niki Hawkes, I made it past GOTM... barely (new)

Niki Hawkes - The Obsessive Bookseller | 6949 comments Mod
Bill wrote: "Abandoned 2 more series. Barsoom because it’s been almost 4 years since I read the 1st book and have no real drive to continue it. A Song for No Man’s Land was just bad. I did the first 2 because t..."

I noticed once I whittled my list down to where I was almost through all of my awesome titles, it made it easier to let series go. I was looking at several months of low priority titles to read and that didn't seem like much fun. It's still hard to let them go though lol. I think the 4 years without a revisit one was a great candidate.

To an earlier update: I'm glad you liked the Dark Elf Trilogy. Which of the three books was your favorite?


message 39: by Angela, I'm Silverfox lost (new)

Angela | 3517 comments Mod
Well done abandoning 2 series Bill.


message 40: by Bill (last edited Nov 14, 2017 07:01PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Thanks all.

Scott wrote: "Abandoning is the new finishing!"
I’m thinking of abandoning my whole list to catch up to you.

@Niki - probably the first because of the whole training aspect of it but really enjoyed all 3.


message 41: by Miche (new)

Miche | 2939 comments Scott wrote: "Abandoning is the new finishing!"

I am still working at that. :)


message 42: by Miche (new)

Miche | 2939 comments Bill, you are doing great!


message 43: by Bill (last edited Nov 29, 2017 07:41PM) (new)

Bill | 2130 comments November Totals:
Books read towards challenge: 12
Finished series: 3 (Dark Elf, Watchmen, Broken Earth)
Brought up to date: 2 (Walking Dead Comics, Rat Queens)
Series progressed: 1 (Y: The Last Man)
New series started:
Series Restarted: 1 (Black Company)
Abandoned: 2 (Barsoom, A Song for No Man’s Land)
Total series completion: 218 for 413 = 52.8%

This month was kind of taken over by rereads which while very entertaining kind of killed my progress. I read the hobbit and LotR with my sister and did the first trilogy of the black company again. Also reread the fifth season so I could refresh myself for the rest of the series.

I’m going to be painting a friends house the next two weeks so should get an extra 6-8 hours of audio in each day. Going to need it because I have a ton to get done in December.

Edit: updated to include finishing the Broken Earth trilogy.


message 44: by Scott , Karsa Orlong (new)

Scott  Hitchcock (lostinthewarrenofchaos) | 8082 comments Mod
Great job Bill. I spread my re-reads out in preparation for Oathbringer so I didn't get bogged down too much in any one given month.


message 45: by Niki Hawkes, I made it past GOTM... barely (new)

Niki Hawkes - The Obsessive Bookseller | 6949 comments Mod
Off to a great start for year two. :) was black company a reread? Was wondering how you liked it.


message 46: by Bill (new)

Bill | 2130 comments Black company was a reread. It’s kind of funny that it is supposed to be the chronicles of a mercenary band but you probably never hear the names of at the most 20 members. It has some time jumps that can be initially confusing especially in audio but they are good books and relatively quick.


message 47: by Niki Hawkes, I made it past GOTM... barely (new)

Niki Hawkes - The Obsessive Bookseller | 6949 comments Mod
Cool thanks. It sounds like a series fitting for my current mood.


message 48: by Angela, I'm Silverfox lost (new)

Angela | 3517 comments Mod
Well done Bill. I've got a few rereads on the cards next year too, which won't help my progress.


message 49: by Miche (new)

Miche | 2939 comments Great job, Bill!


message 50: by Tammie (new)

Tammie | 3851 comments Good job Bill!


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