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message 1: by jess (last edited Oct 29, 2017 12:00PM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Joined FBR!

July:
The Eye of the World (Robert Jordan)

Aug:

Sept:
The Great Hunt #2 (Robert Jordan) FINISHED

Oct:
Pillars of the Earth (Ken Follett) BUMPING TO LATER DATE

Nov:
The Dragon Reborn #3 (Robert Jordan) CURRENTLY READING

Dec:
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Scott Lynch)

Jan:
Gardens of the Moon (Stefan Erikson)
The Shadow Rising #4 (Robert Jordan)

Feb:

March:
The Fires of Heaven #5 (Robert Jordan)
Old Man's War (John Scalzi)

Would like to read Robin Hobb's Assassin Trilogy since I've heard good things.

Reading these takes up a lot of my reading time (esp Jordan's work). So anything besides the Wheel of Time would be dropped from my schedule first.


message 2: by Siobhan (new)

Siobhan (poi5ongirl) | 7793 comments I'll be joining you on a few of these! :)


message 3: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Great! I'm finding I shouldn't do more than two BRs a month. Only one if I'm reading Robert Jordan that month.


message 4: by Siobhan (new)

Siobhan (poi5ongirl) | 7793 comments Yeah I agree, I really overbooked this month!
I'd love to read Wheel of Time at some point. How are you finding them?


message 5: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Well I already owned the first book. The second I bought for Kindle. The rest I am finding at used bookstores. In Richmond, there is an amazing store called 2nd and Charles and bought four more of the series for about $2 each! There is a 2nd and Charles about 1.25 hr from me that I've yet to explore. Trying to avoid paying full price.


message 6: by Angela, I'm Silverfox lost (new)

Angela | 3580 comments Mod
Jessica I was terrible at overbooking myself at first. So many great books and too little time. I try to limit myself to two BR's per month now as well. Though, I only recently decided to do that, but pulling out of some BR's and pacing myself for next year.


message 7: by Timelord Iain (new)

Timelord Iain | 17011 comments Don't say that guys... looking at my tracker I'm signed up for 4-5 BRs every month through April except for December... (excluding follow-alongs I'll be joining in later books)... and I think I'm a bit behind on updating with more I've signed on to... I HAVE been trying to STOP signing up for more, tho... with limited success...

Hope you enjoy WoT Jess... I read them 2005/2010 then as they released...


message 8: by Siobhan (new)

Siobhan (poi5ongirl) | 7793 comments Jessica wrote: "Well I already owned the first book. The second I bought for Kindle. The rest I am finding at used bookstores. In Richmond, there is an amazing store called 2nd and Charles and bought four more of ..."

I hear that! I love finding a bargain in a 2nd hand store etc.

But I meant how were you finding the story? XD are you enjoying it? Sorry!


message 9: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments This tracker is proving I'm not as fast a reader as I thought I was. Lost a week worth of reading when I was hospitalized last week with pancreatitis. Trying to catch up!


message 10: by Siobhan (new)

Siobhan (poi5ongirl) | 7793 comments Jessica wrote: "This tracker is proving I'm not as fast a reader as I thought I was. Lost a week worth of reading when I was hospitalized last week with pancreatitis. Trying to catch up!"

Oh no! Hope you're feeling better now!


message 11: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Well I'm not quite back to normal yet. Have spent the day in bed plugging away at The Great Hunt! So there is some positive coming out of this!


message 12: by Siobhan (new)

Siobhan (poi5ongirl) | 7793 comments Jessica wrote: "Well I'm not quite back to normal yet. Have spent the day in bed plugging away at The Great Hunt! So there is some positive coming out of this!"

Aw bless you. Yes spend as much time in bed reading as you realistically can! :)


message 13: by Zaara (new)

Zaara | 4273 comments Yay for Malazan together!


message 14: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments @Zaara, have you started Malazan? Im through Ch5 and dont really know what to think of this beginning.


message 15: by Zaara (last edited Feb 03, 2018 09:03PM) (new)

Zaara | 4273 comments @Jess...thanks for the encouragement. Looks like you got thru Gardens ok despite your rocky start, sorry I missed that post. My notifications have been wonky for a month and I've written to GR abt it.
Oh and here's a poor joke + some rich treats...all towards kicking pancreatitis in the bells...

@Jess's Pancreatitis...we luuuurve youz...we think youz outta this world...
And we hope you stay there!

(view spoiler)


message 16: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Aww *blushing and gushing* thank you for your super sweet note to the bane of my existence; the old PC.

*pokes PC* “Listen well!”

But yea, this competition is really motivating me to read as much as humanly possible in my life.

P.S. I friggin love donuts! Maybe specifically bc my PC hates them! “I will spite thee!”


message 17: by Zaara (new)

Zaara | 4273 comments Ack, sorry Jess didn't mean to trigger ya...just put it down to my nonexistent medical knowledge...
*Facepalm*
There!
I've put it inside a spoiler so you don't see it each time you come here.


message 18: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Jan:
(5) Gardens of the Moon ☑️
(16) Iron Gold ☑️
(18) The Shadow Rising ☑️
(20) Legend ☑️


Feb:
(16) Deadhouse Gates ☑️
(20) King Beyond the Gate CURRENTLY READING
(23) Children of Time

March:
(10) Old Man's War
(12) White Sand Vol2
(29) The Fires of Heaven
(30) Blood Follows

April:
(8) Assassin's Apprentice
(13) The Lees of Laughter's End
(18) Red Sister (Read with Lorrie)
(27) The Wurms of Blearmouth

May:
(5) Malice
(12) Theft of Swords
(18) Memories of Ice
(18) Grey Sister

June:
(8) Royal Assassin
(9) Alloy of Law
(12) Lord of Chaos
(29) House of Chains


July: FREEBIE!!!!!

August:
(8) Assassin's Quest
(10) The Healthy Dead
(24) Midnight Tides
(26) A Crown of Swords


message 19: by jess (last edited Apr 25, 2018 05:15PM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Jan:
(5) Gardens of the Moon ☑️
(16) Iron Gold ☑️
(18) The Shadow Rising ☑️
(20) Legend ☑️


Feb:
(16) Deadhouse Gates ☑️
(20) King Beyond the Gate ☑️
(23) Children of Time ☑️

March:
(1) Prince of Thorns ☑️
(10) Old Man's War ☑️
(12) White Sand Vol2
(15) Six of Crows ☑️
(29) The Fires of Heaven CURRENTLY READING
(30) Blood Follows ☑️

April:
(2) King of Thrones ☑️
(8) Assassin's Apprentice (PUSHED)
(13) The Lees of Laughter's End CURRENTLY READING
(15) Crooked Kingdom
(18) Red Sister (Read with Lorrie) CURRENTLY READING
(27) The Wurms of Blearmouth

May:
(5) Steelheart
(5) Malice
(12) Theft of Swords
(18) Memories of Ice
(18) Grey Sister

June:
(8) Royal Assassin
(9) Alloy of Law
(12) Lord of Chaos
(29) House of Chains


July: FREEBIE!!!!!

August:
(8) Assassin's Quest
(8) Prince of Dogs
(10) The Healthy Dead
(24) Midnight Tides
(26) A Crown of Swords


message 20: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments TOO MANY GOOD BRS!!!!

Rescue 9-1-1!!!


message 21: by Hailee (new)

Hailee | 2606 comments Jess wrote: "TOO MANY GOOD BRS!!!!

Rescue 9-1-1!!!"


Haha can they come to my rescue as well??


message 22: by jess (last edited Mar 28, 2018 01:32PM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Hailee wrote: "Jess wrote: "TOO MANY GOOD BRS!!!!

Rescue 9-1-1!!!"

Haha can they come to my rescue as well??"



Hailee, please stay calm. The officers have been notified and are on the way. They will be bringing Fahrenheit 451 for reference and will need access to your library. Please have your ID and library card handy, and any Amazon credit cards you have. Stay calm and they will be there soon. Also, you may want to clear your driveway for the 1-800-JUNK dumpster.

I told them not to send the firetrucks. Psychologist follow-up!


message 23: by Hailee (last edited Mar 28, 2018 03:18PM) (new)

Hailee | 2606 comments Thank god!! Please also have them on standby through the month of April. I think I'm going to be needing them quite a lot 😅🤯


message 24: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments We’re both on the Book Rescue List!!
Def gonna use them April & August.


message 25: by jess (last edited Mar 27, 2019 09:43AM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Carried over from 2017: Pillars of the Earth

Jan:
(5) Gardens of the Moon ☑️
(16) Iron Gold ☑️
(18) The Shadow Rising ☑️
(20) Legend ☑️


Feb:
(16) Deadhouse Gates ☑️
(20) King Beyond the Gate ☑️
(23) Children of Time ☑️

March:
(1) Prince of Thorns ☑️
(10) Old Man's War ☑️
(12) White Sand Vol2 (PUSHED)
(15) Six of Crows ☑️
(29) The Fires of Heaven ☑️
(30) Blood Follows ☑️

April:
(2) King of Thrones ☑️
(8) Assassin's Apprentice ☑️
(13) The Lees of Laugther's End ☑️
(15) Crooked Kingdom ☑️
(18) Red Sister (Read with Lorrie) ☑️
(27) The Wurms of Blearmouth ☑️

May:
(1) Steelheart ☑️
(10) Emperor of Thorns ☑️
(18) Memories of Ice☑️

June:
(8) Royal Assassin ☑️
(9) Alloy of Law☑️
(12) Lord of Chaos☑️
(29) House of Chains☑️

July:
(1) Starless✖️

August:
(8) Assassin's Quest☑️
(8) Prince of Dogs☑️
(10) The Healthy Dead☑️
(24) Midnight Tides☑️
(26) A Crown of Swords☑️


message 26: by Zaara (new)

Zaara | 4273 comments Hey Jess..thought I'd reply here instead of there.
Woop congrats for July. I never vote for the BoTM (xept for the once ages ago a poll which ran in 2017 with Tower Lord, was it? which reminds me I still haven't finished Tower Lord) BECAUSE to me that implies a moral commitment to read the book...😂😂😂 and I am such a slowpoke.
Besides, in recent times...I've owned none...literally none of the book selections. Including these ones.
I looked them up...your noms they're cool.
Still, I don't think my one vote would make any difference to the ultimate result.
But I hope the Viking book or the Carey one wins. Best of luck!


message 27: by jess (last edited May 10, 2018 04:07PM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Zaar,
Hey, I havent read a single botm yet! But I WILL be doing Starless (the winner!) in July, even thouh I voted otherwise! Bc I purposely made sure that July I would do no BRs bc Im feeling worn out by then lately!

Bc if you pick one botm to read, should be the one you nominate!


message 28: by jess (last edited Feb 02, 2020 05:54PM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments BRs carried over: Pillars of the Earth, Daughter of Smoke and Bone
2019

Jan
(8) Crown of Stars (Kate Elliott) ☑️
(10) the Alloy of Law (Brandon Sanderson) ☑️
(23) Winter’s Heart (Robert Jordan) ☑️
(31) Shadowman v1 ☑️


Feb
(6) Jupiter’s Legacy v1 ☑️
(8) Crack'd Pot Trail ☑️
(10) Shadows of Self (Brandon Sanderson) ☑️
(11) Jupiter’s Legacy v2 ☑️
(15) Curse of the Mistwraith (Janny Wurts) ☑️
(20) Scythe (Neal Shusterman) ☑️

March
(1) Return of the Crimson Guard (Steven Erikson) ☑️
(10) The Bands of Mourning (Brandon Sanderson) ☑️
(12) Shadowman v2 ☑️
(17) Outcast v1 ☑️
(23) The Black Company (Glen Cook) (PUSHED)

April
(6) Crossroads of Twilight (Robert Jordan) ☑️
(10) Geist (Phillipa Ballantine) ☑️
(12) Toll the Hounds (Steven Erikson) ☑️
(15) The Ships of Merior (Janny Wurts) ☑️

May
(8) Strange the Dreamer (Laini Taylor) ☑️
(21) Children of Ruin (Adrian Tchaikovsky) ☑️
(24) Stonewielder (Ian Esslemont) ☑️

June
(15) Warhost of Vastmark (Janny Wurts) ☑️
(20) New Spring (Robert Jordan) ☑️
(22) Children of Earth and Sky (Guy Gavriel) PUSHED

July
(15) Dragonflight (Anne McCaffrey) ☑️
(19) Dust of Dreams (Steven Erikson) ☑️

August
(30) The Crippled God (Steven Erikson) ☑️

September
(3) Knife of Dreams (Robert Jordan) ☑️

October
(11) Orb Sceptre Throne (Ian C Esslemont) ☑️

November
(17) Gathering Storm (Robert Jordan) ☑️
(22) Blood and Bone (Ian C Esslemont) ☑️

December


message 29: by jess (last edited Sep 02, 2020 08:40AM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments ~~~~~2020~~~~~~

January
(3) Assail (Ian Esslemont) ☑️
(31) Towers of Midnight (Robert Jordan) ☑️

February
(24) The Emperor’s Blades (Brian Staveley) ☑️

March

(15) Memory of Light (Brandon Sanderson) ☑️

April
(1) Retribution Falls (Chris Wooding) ☑️
(15) Fugitive Prince (Janny Wurts) ☑️
(26) The Mirror Empire (Kameron Hurley) ☑️

July
(1) Grand Conspiracy (Janny Wurts) ☑️


message 30: by jess (last edited Jan 30, 2021 08:38AM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments ~~~~~~~~~2020~~~~~~~~

August

Sept
(1) Peril’s Gate (Janny Wurts) ☑️

Oct

Nov
(1) Traitor’s Knot (Janny Wurts) ☑️


message 31: by jess (last edited Apr 19, 2021 09:22AM) (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments ~~~~~~~~2021~~~~~~~~~
Books left over to read: Pillars of the Earth, The Black Company

Feb
(1) Children of Earth & Sky (Guy Gavriel Kay) ☑️
(1)Stormed Fortress (Janny Wurts) ☑️

Apr
(1) Initiate’s Trial (Janny Wurts)

June
(1) Destiny’s Conflict (Janny Wurts)


message 32: by jess (new)

jess (nu6586) | 1722 comments Ive decided to discontinue buddy reads tracking but will continue to participate in BR and keeping track of my book reading over in the “incomplete series” tab


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