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message 1: by Asami (last edited Dec 29, 2018 07:36PM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments My Goal This Year is to Read 60 Books

1. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
2. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 6 by Miyazaki Hayao
3. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 7 by Miyazaki Hayao
4. Splintered by A.G. Howard
5. The Invaders by John Flanagan
6. The Silver Horse by Kate Forsyth
7. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
8. Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
9. Sugihara Chiune: 六千人の命を救った外交官 by Watanabe Katsumasa
10. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
11. To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
12. Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor
13. The Girl in 6E by A.R. Torre
14. Hiroshima, August 6, 1945 by Jason Hook
15. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
16. Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce
17. Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor
18. The World Since 1945: An International History by Philip Michael Hett Bell & Mark Gilbert
19. Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner
20. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
21. Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
22. Road to solo driving by Vic Roads
23. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
24. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
25. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
26. ハイキュー!! ショーセツバン!! I 烏野強化合宿 Haikyū!! Shōsetsu-ban!! I Karasuno kyōkagasshuku by Haruichi Furudate
27. ホリミヤ 4 by Hero
28. ホリミヤ 5 by Hero
29. ホリミヤ 6 by Hero
30. ホリミヤ 7 by Hero
31. ホリミヤ 8 by Hero
32. ホリミヤ 9 by Hero
33. ホリミヤ 10 by Hero
34. ホリミヤ 11 by Hero
35. ホリミヤ 12 by Hero
36. 300 Minutes of Danger by Jack Heath
37. Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
38. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
39. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
40. Nightmare Factory by Snailords
41. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
42. Illuminae by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
43. Karneval, Vol. 6 by Touya Mikanagi
44. カーニヴァル 7 Kānivaru 7 by Touya Mikanagi
45. カーニヴァル 8 Kānivaru 8 by Touya Mikanagi
46. カーニヴァル 9 Kānivaru 9 by Touya Mikanagi
47. Saga #36 by Brian K. Vaughan
48. Saga #37 by Brian K. Vaughan
49. Saga #38 by Brian K. Vaughan
50. Saga #39 by Brian K. Vaughan
51. Saga #40 by Brian K. Vaughan
52. Saga #41 by Brian K. Vaughan
53. Saga #42 by Brian K. Vaughan
54. Saga #43 by Brian K. Vaughan
55. Saga #44 by Brian K. Vaughan
56. Saga #45 by Brian K. Vaughan
57. Saga #46 by Brian K. Vaughan
58. Saga #47 by Brian K. Vaughan
59. Saga #48 by Brian K. Vaughan
60. Saga #49 by Brian K. Vaughan
61. Saga #50 by Brian K. Vaughan
62. Saga #51 by Brian K. Vaughan
63. Saga #52 by Brian K. Vaughan
64. Saga #53 by Brian K. Vaughan
65. Saga #54 by Brian K. Vaughan


message 3: by Asami (last edited Jan 01, 2019 03:15AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Dust the Shelf (2018)

Level 1 (2 Books) - Swipe the duster
1. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
2. Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce

Level 2 (4 Books) - Dust bunnies beware
3. Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner
4. ––––––––––

Dustiest Books to Choose From

1. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard ✓
2. Waterfall by Lauren Kate
3. The Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove by Lauren Kate
4. Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
5. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
6. Queste by Angie Sage
7. A Million Suns by Beth Revis
8. Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck
9. The Serpent's Curse by Tony Abbott
10. 進撃の巨人 Before the Fall Shingeki no Kyojin: Before the Fall 1 by Hajime Isayama
11. Betrothed by Wanda Wiltshire
12. Rowan of Rin by Emily Rodda
13. Witch & Wizard by James Patterson
14. Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner ✓
15. The Spook's Apprentice by Joseph Delaney
16. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
17. Divergent by Veronica Roth
18. Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce ✓
19. I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter
20. The Maze Runner by James Dashner



message 4: by Asami (last edited Jul 22, 2018 03:21AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Doorstopper 2018 (600-1000 pgs)

I'll aim for three to begin with! Let's see where this year takes us.

1. Angels and Demons by Dan Brown 620 pgs

2. Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor 613 pgs

3. The World Since 1945: An International History by Philip Michael Hett Bell & Mark Gilbert 640 pgs

4. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas 624pgs

5. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas 699pgs


message 5: by Asami (last edited Jan 01, 2019 03:15AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Chunkster Challenge 2018 (400-600 pgs)

Level One (Chunkster)
1. The Invaders by John Flanagan 441 pgs
2. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor 420 pgs
3. Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor 517 pgs

Level Two (Flower Presser)
4. To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han 422 pgs
5. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern 502pgs
6. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown 467pgs

Level Three (Back Breaker)
7. Illuminae by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman 599pgs
8. ––––––––––
9. ––––––––––
10. ––––––––––


message 7: by Asami (last edited Jan 01, 2019 03:16AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments 50 Book Challenge 2018

January - 6
February - 6
March - 2
April - 2
May - 3
June - 4
July - 2
August - 12
September - 0
October - 0
November - 3
December - 25

YEAR TO DATE: 65


message 8: by Rosemarie, Obsessive Reader (new)

Rosemarie | 3806 comments Mod
Good luck on all your challenges, Asami.


message 9: by Asami (last edited Sep 01, 2018 02:01AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Featherweight 2018 (< 280 pgs)

Level 1 - Ruffled Feathers

1. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 6 by Miyazaki Hayao 159 pgs
2. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Vol. 7 by Miyazaki Hayao 223 pgs
3. The Silver Horse by Kate Forsyth 210 pgs
4. Sugihara Chiune: 六千人の命を救った外交官 by Watanabe Katsumasa 159 pgs
5. Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor 256 pgs

Level 2 - Flapping Wings
6. Hiroshima, August 6, 1945 by Jason Hook 45 pgs
7. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling 248 pgs
8. Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan 160 pgs
9. Road to solo driving by Vic Roads 172 pgs
10. ハイキュー!! ショーセツバン!! I 烏野強化合宿 Haikyū!! Shōsetsu-ban!! I Karasuno kyōkagasshuku by Haruichi Furudate 224 pgs

Level 3 - Taking Flight
11. ホリミヤ 4 by Hero 183 pgs
12. ホリミヤ 5 by Hero 171 pgs
13. ホリミヤ 6 by Hero 172 pgs
14. ホリミヤ 7 by Hero 200 pgs
15. ホリミヤ 8 by Hero 200 pgs


message 10: by Asami (last edited Aug 04, 2018 07:27PM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Maxi Challenge: New to You in 2018 (Jan-June)

Level One: Test the Waters (1 New Author)
1. Dan Brown

Level Two: Wade in the Shallow End (3 New Authors)
2. A.G. Howard
3. Watanabe Katsumasa

Level Three: Take a Swim (6 New Authors)
4. Jenny Han
5. A.R. Torre
6. Victoria Aveyard

Level Four: Dive Right In (10 New Authors)
7. Lian Tanner
8. J.K. Rowling
9. ––––––––––––
10. –––––––––––


CaptKirk42 Classic Whovian (klandersen) | 438 comments Love the Dan Brown "Robert Langdon" series.


message 12: by Asami (last edited Jul 28, 2018 06:38PM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Book of the Month Pick from TBR Box *doesn't have a jar* :')

January - Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor ❀
February - A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas ❀
March - Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard ❀
April - Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce ❀
May - Museum of Thieves by Lian Taylor ❀
June - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling ❀
July - The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
August - Witch & Wizard by James Patterson
September -
October -
November -
December -


message 13: by Asami (last edited Jan 31, 2018 06:34PM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Rosemarie wrote: "Good luck on all your challenges, Asami."

Thank you! Good luck reading 150 books this year! That's an amazing number of books, the Cheer Squid is with you! くコ:彡


message 14: by Jenny, Certified Bookworm (new)

Jenny Clark | 1535 comments Mod
I second Capt! Dan Brown is a good author. I also see you read Nausica of the Valey of the Wind. I love love love the movie! I also am a manga lover hehe :)


message 15: by Camille (new)

Camille (camillesbookishadventures) | 812 comments Good luck in your challenges!


message 16: by Asami (last edited Jan 31, 2018 06:34PM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments CaptKirk42 Classic Whovian wrote: "Love the Dan Brown "Robert Langdon" series."

A friend recommended the series to me, so glad I picked it up! I really enjoyed Angels and Demons.


message 17: by Asami (last edited Jan 31, 2018 06:34PM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Jenny wrote: "I second Capt! Dan Brown is a good author. I also see you read Nausica of the Valey of the Wind. I love love love the movie! I also am a manga lover hehe :)"

I loved the movie as well! I highly recommend reading the manga as the movie only covers Volume 1 and half of Volume 2. Happy reading! くコ:彡


message 18: by Asami (last edited Jan 31, 2018 06:34PM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Camille wrote: "Good luck in your challenges!"

Thank you! Good luck on your reading challenges as well!


message 19: by Asami (last edited Jan 01, 2019 03:40AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Maxi Challenge: The Rainbow Challenge 2018 (April-Dec)

Rainbow Six
Red - Saga #54
Saga #54 by Brian K. Vaughan
Orange - Illuminae
Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) by Amie Kaufman
Yellow - 300 Minutes of Danger
300 Minutes of Danger by Jack Heath
Green - A Court of Wings and Ruin
A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #3) by Sarah J. Maas
Blue/Indigo - Dreams of Gods and Monsters
Dreams of Gods and Monsters (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #3) by Laini Taylor
Purple/Violet - Saga #39
Saga #39 by Brian K. Vaughan

Beyond the Pale
Pink - Karneval, Vol. 6
Karneval, Vol. 6 (Karneval, #6) by Touya Mikanagi
Gray - Saga #53
Saga #53 by Brian K. Vaughan
White - ホリミヤ 4
ホリミヤ 4 (Horimiya #4) by Hero
Black - The Night Circus
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Brown - The World Since 1945: An International History
The World Since 1945 An International History by Philip Michael Hett Bell
Colour - All the colours of the rainbow
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling


message 20: by Asami (last edited Sep 01, 2018 02:03AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Buyer's Remorse: The TBR Challenge 2018

*Note: Includes books on my shelf which have not physically been read.

Level One (5 TBR books) = List Tickler
1. Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
2. Sugihara Chiune: 六千人の命を救った外交官 by Watanabe Katsumasa
3. The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
4. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
5. Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

Level Two (10 TBR books) = List Tamer
6. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
7. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
8. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
9. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
10. Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco


message 21: by Asami (last edited Jan 01, 2019 03:43AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Seize the Day 2018 (July-Dec)

Level 1 - Have a Treat (3 Books)
1. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
2. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
3. Illuminae by Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman


message 22: by Asami (last edited Jan 01, 2019 03:44AM) (new)

Asami (thereadingsquid) | 70 comments Fantasy Faire 2018 (July-Dec)

Level 1 - Linger with Elves (2 Books)
1. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
2. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Level 2 - Fly with Dragons (4 Books)
3. Nightmare Factory by Snailords
4. –––––––––––


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