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message 1: by Mad Giles (last edited Dec 28, 2018 08:37PM) (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments 60/400 Books
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Fantasy:
1 - Islands in the Mist by J.M. Hofer(4stars, 1/16/18)
2 - The Cycle of Arawn: The Complete Trilogy by Edward W. Robertson(3stars, 5/30/18)
3 - Mirian by D.S. England(2stars, 7/23/18)
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Classics:
1 - The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling(4stars, 7/16/18)
2 - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë(3stars, 8/28/18)
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Historical Fiction:
1 - Eater of Hearts by Libbie Hawker(5stars, 8/07/18)
2 - The Lydian Baker by David Wishart(4stars, 9/01/18)
3 - Old Bones by David Wishart(4stars, 9/15/18)
4 - Last Rites by David Wishart(4stars, 10/03/18)
5 - Daughter of Sand and Stone by Libbie Hawker(5stars, 10/16/18)
6 - White Murder by David Wishart(4stars, 10.31.18)
7 - Colossus: Stone & Steel by David Blixt(3stars, 12/16/18)
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message 2: by Mad Giles (last edited Sep 07, 2018 06:47PM) (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Mysteries/Thrillers:
1 - The Hummingbird Wizard by Meredith Blevins(4stars, 6/04/18)
2 - Whiskey Sour by J.A. Konrath(3stars, 7/31/18)
3 - Offstage in Nuala by Harriet Steel(3stars, 8/16/18)
4 - Murder On Magazine by Julie Smith(4stars, 8/22/18)
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Biography/Memior/True Crime:
1 - Bitch on Wheels: The Sharon Nelson Double Murder Case by Gregg Olsen(4stars, 9/07/18)
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Writing
1 - How to Kick Writer's Block in the @$%: The Ultimate NO B.S. Guide to Writing More, Procrastinating Less & Defeating Writer's Block by Michael Rogan(4stars, 3/31/18)
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message 3: by Mad Giles (last edited Dec 25, 2018 04:00PM) (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Nonfiction
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LGBTQ:
1 - Rook Takes Queen by Em Stevens(4stars, 3/14/18)
2 - Meeting Eternity by Bridget Essex(3stars, 11/06/18
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Vampires:
1 - Fat Vampire Value Meal by Johnny B. Truant(4stars, 4/03/18)
2 - Fatpocalypse by Johnny B. Truant(4stars, 8/19/18)
3 - Survival of the Fattest by Johnny B. Truant(4stars, 9/03/18)
4 - Trusting Eternity by Bridget Essex(3stars, 12/13/18)
5 - Choosing Eternity by Bridget Essex(3stars, 12/25/18)
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message 4: by Mad Giles (last edited Dec 23, 2018 08:46PM) (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments BDSM/DD
1 - Deliver by Pam Godwin(4stars, 3/30/18)
2 - Finding Jaime by P. Dawn(4stars, 7/02/18)
3 - The Etiquette of Lying: A Polyamorous BDSM Journey by Alex Milton(3stars, 8/07/18)
4 - Yes, Mistress by N.J. Cole(4stars, 8/18/18)
5 - Ten Shades of Submission by Jim Lyon(3stars, 9/17/18)
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YA/NA/Youth
1 - Beyond the Blue, Part 1 by Josephine Dillon(3stars, 10/13/18)
2 - Beyond the Blue, Part 2 by Josephine Dillon(3stars, 12/07/18)
3 - Titan: Gift of Death: An Epic Novel of Urban Fantasy and Greek Mythology by Daniel Mignault(3stars, 12/23/18)
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message 5: by Mad Giles (last edited Dec 28, 2018 08:38PM) (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Witches/Wizards/Magic
1 - Immortal Vegas Series Box Set by Jenn Stark(3stars, 6/22/18)
2 - Dragon Fate by J.D. Hallowell(4stars, 7/04/18)
3 - By the Fates, Freed by Patricia D. Eddy(3stars, 9/23/18)
4 - Murder of a Werewolf by April Fernsby(3stars, 10/21/18)
5 - The Second Sister by Rae D. Magdon(3stars, 12/21/18)
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General/Literary:
1 - Poet Of The Wrong Generation by Lonnie Ostrow(4stars, 7/14/18)
2 - On Burning Mirrors by Jamie Klinger-Krebs(5stars, 12/19/18)
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Sci Fi
1 - Plague Wars: Infection Day: The First Trilogy by David VanDyke(4stars, 9/29/18)
2 - The Beam: The Complete First Season by Sean Platt(4stars, 11/19/18)
3 - The China Pandemic by A.R. Shaw(4stars, 12/28/18)
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message 6: by Mad Giles (last edited Dec 27, 2018 01:02AM) (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Romance
1 - Love By Design by S.W. Andersen(3stars, 5/31/18)
2 - Porn Star by Laurelin Paige(4stars, 6/16/18)
3 - Nolan Trilogy: Box Set by Selena Kitt(3stars, 7/29/18)
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Stephen King
1 - The Stand by Stephen King(5stars, 3/12/18)
2 - Misery by Stephen King(4stars, 6/24/18)
3 - Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King(5stars, 8/15/18)
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Lesbian
1 - Agent Colt: Classified Pride by A.L. Wright(3stars, 8/10/18)
2 - She Sings of Old, Unhappy, Far-off Things by Caren J. Werlinger(4stars, 8/30/18)
3 - SkyWhisperers by Natasja Hellenthal(3stars, 9/11/18)
4 - Love Without Limits by Harper Bliss(3stars, 9/17/18)
5 - Destined by Patricia D. Eddy(3stars, 10/18/18)
6 - Love Is Eternal by Emily Sharp(3stars, 11/20/18)
7 - Skin Hunger by Eli Lang(4stars, 12/27/18)
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message 7: by Mad Giles (last edited Dec 23, 2018 08:07PM) (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Paranormal
1 - Women of the Dark Streets: Lesbian Paranormal by Radclyffe(3stars, 12/23/18)
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Self Help/Health
1 - Ten Feet Beyond Possible: Your Life Without Limits by John Moffettone(3stars, 3/19/18)
2 - YOGA: Self Love Through Yoga (BREATHE) by Lei Camille(3stars, 6/04/18)
3 - The Magic of Believing by Claude M. Bristol(5stars, 11/03/18)
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message 8: by Mad Giles (last edited Dec 10, 2018 10:55PM) (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Last year's rollover.

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Historical Fiction:
1 - Sejanus by David Wishart(4stars, 2/02/18)
2 - Claudius the God and His Wife Messalina by Robert Graves(5stars, 2/26/18)
3 - The Dead Songbird by Harriet Smart(4stars, 4/03/18)
4 - House of Rejoicing by Libbie Hawker(4stars, 6/10/18)
5 - Storm in the Sky by Libbie Hawker(5stars, 7/19/18)


Non Fiction:
1 - The Wheel of Creativity: Taking Your Place in the Adventure of Life by Katherine Robertson-Pilling(4stars, 1/24/18)
2 - Choosing Happier: How to be happy despite your circumstances, history or genes by Jem Friar(3stars, 2/07/18)


YA/NA/Youth
1 - Under the Blue by Josephine Dillon(3stars, 2/11/18)


SciFi/Fantasy:
1 - I Bring the Fire Parts I, II, III, & In the Balance by C. Gockel(3stars, 1/12/18)


Mysteries/Thrillers:
1 - True-Life Adventure by J. Paul Drew(4stars, 2/28/18)
2 - Alexandra Ash - Truth by Alexie H.(2stars, 3/23/18)


Shifters:
1 - The Duality Paradigm by Lia Cooper(3stars, 1/28/18)
2 - The Twenty-Sided Sorceress Series, Books 1-3: Justice Calling, Murder of Crows, Pack of Lies by Annie Bellet(3stars, 4/12/18)
3 - An American Werewolf in Hoboken by Dakota Cassidy(3stars, 5/03/18)


Classics:
1 - The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter(3stars, 1/05/18)
2 - Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery(4stars, 2/15/18)
3 - I, Claudius by Robert Graves(5stars, 2-21-18)
4 - The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting(3stars, 3/20/18)



M/M Romance:
1 - City Boy by A.E. Wasp(4stars, 1/04/18)
2 - All I Want by Stella Starling(3stars, 1/13/18)
3 - Something About Him: 6 Book Box Set by A.D. Ellis(3stars, 3/12/17)

4 - Scorpio Hates Virgo by Anyta Sunday(5stars, 4/08/18)
5 - Finding Nicholas by Rachel Eliason(4stars, 4/10/18)
6 - Gemini Keeps Capricorn by Anyta Sunday(5stars, 7/07/18)
7 - Silent Strength by M.A. Innes(3stars, 9/13/18)
8 -Adore by E. Davies(3stars, 12/10/18)


message 9: by Susy (new)

Susy (susysstories) Wow!!!! Wishing you the best of luck with all of your reads Mad Giles & a very happy New (reading) Year!!


message 10: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Susy wrote: "Wow!!!! Wishing you the best of luck with all of your reads Mad Giles & a very happy New (reading) Year!!"

Thank you. And a happy New Year to you as well,


message 11: by Susy (new)

Susy (susysstories) Mad Giles wrote: "Thank you. And a happy New Year to you as well,"

Thx Mad Giles! :)


message 12: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12048 comments Wishing you the best of luck with your goal this year.


message 13: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Blagica wrote: "Wishing you the best of luck with your goal this year."

Thank you.


message 14: by Seema (new)

Seema Rao (seemarao) | 12 comments Awesome way to do it. I can’t say that I am quite that organized


message 15: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Seema wrote: "Awesome way to do it. I can’t say that I am quite that organized"

Thanks.


message 16: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12048 comments I might come by and steal some of your ideas for Vampire books I am always looking for a good book with Fangs.


message 17: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Blagica wrote: "I might come by and steal some of your ideas for Vampire books I am always looking for a good book with Fangs."

So am I. And please feel free.


message 18: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12048 comments Have you read Anita Blake? You are doing great keep up the great reads!


message 19: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Blagica wrote: "Have you read Anita Blake? You are doing great keep up the great reads!"

No, I'm not familiar with her work. Should I look her up?


message 21: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12048 comments i've read the first 9 books already this year.


message 22: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Blagica wrote: "i've read the first 9 books already this year."

I'll look into it.


message 23: by Mandy! (new)

Mandy! (gwenhwyfear) | 35 comments I really like your categories! What a neat challenge. Good luck with all of your goals for this year.


message 24: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Mandy! wrote: "I really like your categories! What a neat challenge. Good luck with all of your goals for this year."

Thanks. :-)


message 25: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12048 comments You are doing great! Hoping March is a smashing success for you.


message 26: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Blagica wrote: "You are doing great! Hoping March is a smashing success for you."

Thanks


message 27: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12048 comments you are welcome!


message 28: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12048 comments A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. I hope that April brings you many more five star reads. Do you have a stand out book so far this year?


message 29: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Blagica wrote: "A book is a dream that you hold in your hand. I hope that April brings you many more five star reads. Do you have a stand out book so far this year?"

So far I've enjoyed most of them, but if I had to pick one it would be Scorpio Hates Virgo by Anyta Sunday.


message 30: by Blagica , Cheerleader! (new)

Blagica  | 12048 comments April Showers bring May flowers I hope May brings lots of great reads and sunshine!


message 31: by Mad Giles (new)

Mad Giles (Giles A. Madding) (gilesamadding) | 32 comments Blagica wrote: "April Showers bring May flowers I hope May brings lots of great reads and sunshine!"

Thanks. :-)


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