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message 1: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
I'm going to keep track of what I read as I read it.
I'll name the book, author, and format (audio, ebook, print).

No 'page count' or 'total number of books' goal.
No 'read x amount of books by x type of author' goal.
No criteria other than reading whatever the fuck I want....

Yahoooo


message 2: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
1st book of the year:
Future Home of the Living God

It was a "my review is a bit ragey" one.
It was a "written by a female" one.
It was an "audiobook" one.


message 3: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
2nd book:
Jimbo Yojimbo

It was a "wtfery" one.
It was a "bizarro" one.
It was a "this might be why I don't really dig seafood" one.


message 4: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 3:
Scoundrels Among Us (Darrin Doyle)

It was a "wow these short stories are really short" one.
It was a "strange in a 'this could almost happen' kind of way" one.
It was a "authors I've read before" one.


message 5: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 4:
Foggy Bottom (Barrymore)

It was a "college guy" one.
It was a "there be sex in these pages" one.
It was a "secret" one.


message 6: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 5:
The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories

It was a "short story" one.
It was an "audiobook" one.
It was a "god I've missed listening to Denis Johnson's books" one.


message 7: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 6:
Even Though I Don't Miss You

It was a "poetry that reads like flash fiction" one.
It was a "wow I wish I could write like this" one.
It was a "relationship are pretty fucked up" one.


message 8: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 7:
Where the Dead Sit Talking

It was a "not really about the dead sitting and talking" one.
It was a "not as good as the first book I've read from this author" one.
It was a "native american indian" one.


message 9: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 8: A Head Full of Ghosts

It was an "audiobook" one.
It was a "possession" one.
It was a "exorcism or faking it" one.


message 10: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 9: Annihilation

It was a "reread' one.
It was an "audiobook" one.
It was a "oh my god the film adaptation upset me so much I had to listen to the book again to wipe my mind of it" one.


message 11: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 10: The Lost Country

It was a "Man I could never find the time to read this" one.
It was a "woo me with your southern underbelly" one.
It was a "posthumueously released" one.


message 12: by Lori, Super Mod (last edited Mar 25, 2018 12:29PM) (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 11: The Place You're Supposed to Laugh

It was a "books I plan to work with" one.
It was an "adoption and race and all the things we take for granted" one.
It was a "written by a female" one.


message 13: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 12: Nightwolf

It was a "consideration for publicity" one.
It was a "punk teens reeking havoc" one.
It was a "searching for a missing family member" one.


message 14: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 13: The River of Kings

It was an "audiobook" one.
It was an "author I loved but book I didn't" one.
It was a "maybe it was the narrator" one.


message 15: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 14: Cove

It was "God I love this author" one.
It was a "man afloat on the ocean" one.
It was a "read in one sitting" one.


message 16: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 15: The Perfume Burned His Eyes

It was a "just ok" one.
It was a "oh, look, Lou Reed" one.
It was a "I probably could've finished it in one day if I had the time" one.


message 17: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 16: The Garbage Times/White Ibis: Two Novellas

It was a "fuck yeah" one.
It was a "I've never read a Sam Pink book I didn't love" one.
It was a "flip the book over to read more" one.


message 18: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 17: Another Way to Fall: Two Short Novels

It was a "god I love these two authors" one.
It was a "donate or give the copy away" one.
It was a "creepy and highly unsettling" one.


message 19: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 18: Unbury Carol

It was an "audiobook" one.
It was a "uuuuggggfucknooooo" one.
It was "I nearly DNFd it so many times and probably just should have" one.


message 20: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 19: Jane's Baby

It was a "not as good as the author's first book" one.
It was a "religion has no place in politics" one.
It was a "torettes bunty hunter and dreadlocked cowboy midget" one.


message 21: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 20: Off the Grid (unpublished manuscript) by Bronwyn Maudlin

It was a "what if using solar power was illegal" one.
It was a "proofread as I read" one.


message 22: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 21: Destroy All Monsters: The Last Rock Novel

It was a "a side / b side" one.
It was a "random killings of musicians" one.
It was a "regrets and hauntings" one.


message 23: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 22: Not Everyone is Special - Josh Denslow
(not on goodreads yet, releases in 2019)

It was a "read for consideration" one.
It was a "short story collection" one.
It was a "awww hell yeah I'm digging these stories" one.


message 24: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 23: The Melody

It was an "audio" one.
It was an "utterly disappointed" one.
It was an "I can't tell if I would have liked it better if I read it" one.


message 25: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 24: The Line That Held Us

It was an "audio" one.
It was a "perfect combination of writer and narrator" one.
It was a "I couldn't wait to get my hands on this one" one.


message 26: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 25: Cherry

It was an "audio" one.
It was another "perfect combination of writer and narrator" one.
It was a "drugs and PTSD" one.


message 27: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 26: My Year of Rest and Relaxation

It was another "audio" one.
It was another "perfect combo of writer and narrator" one.
It was another "drugs" but no PTSD one.


message 28: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 27: In the House of Wilderness

It was a "oh man I couldn't wait to read this one" one.
It was a "backwoods appalachian dark" one.
It was "go read this and get to know the author' one.


message 29: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 28: Chinese Gucci

It was a "wow this kid is fucked up" one.
It was a "debut novel from a poet" one.
It was a "shaking my damn head but I can't stop turning the pages" one.


message 30: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 29: Sad Laughter

It was a "non fiction satire on publishing,writing" one.
It was a "god I love this author and just want to kidnap the shit out of him" one.
It was a "great read-in-one sitter-downer" one.


message 31: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 30: Marlena

It was another "audiobook" one.
It was a "just ok this time" one.
It was a "girl pines over long gone bestie and I just don't get it" one.


message 32: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 31: The Cabin at the End of the World

It was a "man I wish it was a little bit better" one.
It was a "what would you do" one.
It was a "The Strangers if it was the apocalypse" one.


message 33: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 32: Girl Factory

It was a "I've had this book in my TBR since 2012" one.
It was a "why didn't I read this sooner" one.
It was a "fucked up but oh so good" one.


message 34: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 33: Chocky

It was a "I've been meaning to read this for a long time" one.
It was a "in keeping with the halloween/weird reads" one.
It was a "read it in one sitting" one.


message 35: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 34: The Glister

It was a "not what I thought it was gonna be" one.
It was a "trying to remain in the halloween spirit" one.
It was a " thank goodness I got the kindle version for cheap" one.


message 36: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 35: The Heavens

It was a "man, I can't wait to read this" one.
It was a "not as good as the first book I read from this author" one.
It was a "stick through the slow parts, it'll pay off in the end" one.


message 37: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 36: Who Killed the Fonz?

It was a "I read this in one sitting" one.
It was a "happy days" one.
It was a "man I can't wait to read this" one.


message 38: by Lori, Super Mod (last edited Dec 01, 2018 06:57PM) (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 37: Death Valley Superstars

It was "I'm working with the author" one.
It was a "non fiction, essay, memoir" one.
It was a "faded Hollywood" one.


message 39: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 38: McGlue

It was an "Audiobook" one.
It was a "prisoner on a ship back in Massachuttes in the 1800's" one.
It was a "whatthefuck happened at the end" one.


message 40: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 39: White Dancing Elephants

It was a "almost DNFd" one.
It was a "asked by the author to review" one.
It was a "diverse women of color" one.


message 41: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 40: The Hike

It was a "audiobook" one.
It was a "2 stars" one.
It was a "I like weird fiction but damn man" one.


message 42: by Lori, Super Mod (new)

Lori (tnbbc) | 10088 comments Mod
Book 41: Pax Americana

It was a "taking it under review" one.
It was a "the alternate future of America is also fucked up" one.
It was a "I'll never fully understand political satire" one.


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