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Old 12-04-2023, 02:07 AM   #1
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The 2024 Annual Reading Challenge List Thread

2024 Reading Challenge List Thread

Welcome to our 15th Annual Reading Challenge!

The Annual Reading Challenge is not a race, nor an “exclusive club”, anyone can join! This is just a fun activity that some of us have enjoyed doing in the past. Many of us have found reading challenges to be an entertaining way to set goals for ourselves, get ideas for books, and see what others are reading.

This thread is for you to keep a running tally for your chosen challenge. Please state your goals at the top of your post (in the title line if you can), and then start your list in the body of your post. As you read books, edit your post to update your list of books read, or other challenge status.

Please Remember: No discussion posts in this thread. Please use the other thread for that. Non-List posts will be deleted or moved to the other thread.

Discussions & Ideas can be found here:


Post #2 of this thread is dedicated to a Table of Contents for all participants in this thread. Names will be added to this TOC in alphabetical order with a link to that individual’s post number from this thread.

Previous threads were for
2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010

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To Reduce my TBR

Once again, my goal is to buy fewer books than I read.
Last year I managed to reduce my TBR pile by 22 books!

I start 2024 with 681 books on my TBR pile.

Books removed from TBR

Read and Reading
  1. December 30th: The Cosmic Perspective by Brian Stableford - £1.35 - 3/5 - 135pp
    An interesting but odd mixture of SF, fantasy and folk tale.
  2. January 1st: One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire - £0.55 - 5/5 - 323pp
    The series is really getting into its stride now.
  3. January 3rd: Undertow by Elizabeth Bear - £2.47 - 2/5 - 256pp
    Interesting, but not convincing.
  4. January 7th: To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis - £0.99 - 4/5 - 475pp
    A lot less grim than her other time travel book. One historical inaccuracy that I noticed.
  5. January 10th: Demon Daughter by Lois McMaster Bujold - £2.49 - 5/5 - 112pp
    Good new Penric&Desdemona tale
  6. January 11th: The Lost Metal by Brandon Sanderson - £0.99 - 5/5 - 539pp
    Excellent. Makes me want to do a re-read
  7. January 13th: The Book of Lost Tales 1 by J R R Tolkien - £0.99 - 2/5 - 434pp
    [ABANDONED]Interesting, but not enough for me.
  8. January 14th: The Fire Engine That Disappeared by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö - £0.99 - 3/5 - 226pp
    It was OK
  9. January 20th: Stone Blind by Natalie Haynes - £0.99 - 5/5 - 292pp
    Excellent
  10. January 23rd: A Sultry Month by Alethea Hayter - £9.99 - 2/5 - 296pp
    Very dry, doesn't really bring characters to life, and doesn't follow own conceit
  11. January 26th: The Real Deal by Caitlin Devlin - Free - 3/5 - 271pp
    Brilliant idea, and rather well done. But I didn't like the ending.
  12. January 28th: The Bad Weather Friend by Dean Koontz - Free - 4/5 - 336pp
    A little too whimsical in places, but fun.
  13. January 31st: Death Beside the Seaside by T. E. Kinsey - £0.99 - 5/5 - 247pp
    Fun, and never too serious
  14. February 2nd: Galaxy's Edge Issue 8 edited by Mike Resnick - £0.40 - 4/5 - 233pp
    Some good original short stories.
  15. February 3rd: The Venetian Game by Philip Gywnne Jones - £2.99 - 4/5 - 235pp
    A decent mystery/thriller set in Venice
  16. February 5th: Dawn of the Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith - £0.79 - 4/5 - 306pp
    Fun, but I would have liked it to be more like Jane Austen and less Steve Hockensmith
  17. February 7th: Midnight Blue-Light Special by Seanan McGuire - £0.55 - 5/5 - 305pp
    Fun with cryptids
  18. February 9th: Half-off Ragnarok by Seanan McGuire - £0.55 - 5/5 - 300pp
    New protagonist, still great fun
  19. February 10th: Master of the Five Magics by Lyndon Hardy - £0.78 - 5/5 - 524pp
    Great magic systems, fun.
  20. February 11th: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - £0.99 - 4/5 - 138pp
    Brilliant ideas. Didn't like some of the execution. Good foreword.
  21. February 14th: Dawnshard by Brandon Sanderson - £0.99 - 5/5 - 170pp
    Wow. Excellent.
  22. February 16th: The Monkey and the Tiger by Robert van Gulik - £0.68 - 5/5 - 104pp
    Two excellent little mysteries with Judge Dee
  23. February 17th: Vengeance in Venice by Philip Gwynne Jones - £4.99 - 5/5 - 245pp
    An enjoyable story set in Venice
  24. February 18th: The Collapsium by Will McCarthy - £3.78 - 5/5 - 346pp
    Enjoyable almost science space opera
  25. February 20th: The Willow Pattern by Robert Van Gulik - £0.68 - 5/5 - 152pp
    Another fine mystery
  26. February 21st: The Wellstone by Will McCarthy - £1.18 - 4/5 - 195pp
    Good, but lost a star for "the everything told from far future" wrapper
  27. February 23rd: Arrows of the Queen by Mercedes Lackey - £0.58 - 5/5 - 210pp
  28. February 24th: Arrow's Flight by Mercedes Lackey - £0.58 - 5/5 - 237pp
  29. February 25th: Arrow's Fall by Mercedes Lackey - £0.58 - 5/5 - 238pp
    All three great fun, and the first published Valdemar stories
  30. February 26th: Lost in Transmission by Will McCarthy - £1.18 - 4/5 - 350pp
    Good, but lost one star for the framing
  31. February 29th: Goodnight, Mr James & Other Stories by Clifford D Simak - £1.59 - 5/5 - 240pp
    Excellent eclectic mix of stories
  32. March 3rd: Uprising by Justin Kemppainen - £0.49 - 2/5 - 312pp
    Almost abandoned. Too much going on, not well enough done.
  33. March 7th: To Crush the Moon by Will McCarthy - £1.78 - 4/5 - 312pp
    The framing became the story. Good.
  34. March 9th: The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers - £0.67 - 5/5 - 283pp
    A good mystery, with an interesting background
  35. March 12th: One Virgin Too Many by Lindsey Davis - £0.99 - 5/5 - 351pp
    Excellent misdirection
  36. March 15th: The Tiger in the Attic by Edith Milton - Free - 2/5 - 216pp
    [ABANDONED. Interesting, but the discussion of her psychic powers was too much]
  37. March 19th: The Hanging Gardens by Ian Rankin - £0.99 - 5/5 - 349pp
    Very good indeed. Edinburgh's underworld.
  38. March 23rd: Re-read: Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton - £0.99 - 5/5 - 247pp
    Even better than I remembered
  39. March 26th: The Hanson-Yudkowsky AI-Foom Debate - Free - - 539pp
    [ABANDONED: Fact-free unedited waffle]
  40. March 27th: The Complete Short Stories: The 1950s by Brian Aldiss - £0.99 - 2/5 - 826pp
    [ABANDONED: Too downbeat. Too 1950s]
  41. April 6th: The Demon Awakes by R. A. Salvatore - Free - 2/5 - 560pp
    [ABANDONED: Trite]
  42. April 7th: The Merry Men by Robert Louis Stevenson - £0.02 - 3/5 - 219pp
    [ABANDONED. No enthusiasm for it.]
  43. April 9th: To End in Fire by David Weber and Eric Flint - £3.97 - 5/5 - 668pp
    Good continuation of the grand story
  44. April 13th: A New Clan by David Weber and Jane Lindskold - £3.97 - 5/5 - 319pp
    Fun prequel adventures
  45. April 15th: Against a Dark Background by Iain M. Banks - £0.99 - 3/5 - 452pp
    A bit dull. A technological civilisation several thousand years old, but dull.
  46. April 23rd: Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker - £3.99 - 5/5 - 345pp
    Authoritative, interesting and informative
  47. April 26th: A Girl Called Justice by Elly Griffiths. - £0.99 - 5/5 - 140pp
    A fun YA detective mystery.
  48. April 28th: A Cat's Guide to Bonding with Dragons by Chris Behrsin - Free - 3/5 - 252pp
    OK, interesting. Doesn't quite work, but willin to try the next one...
  49. April 30th: A Cat's Guide to Meddling with Magic by Chris Behrsin - Free - 3/5 - 2632pp
    OK, but too much Deus ex Machina. I won't continue the series.
  50. May 3th: Sharpe's Command by Bernard Cornwell - £0.99 - 5/5 - 202pp
    Excellent, as expected
  51. May 7th: A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes - £1.99 - 5/5 - 263pp
    Greek Myth's Rozencrantz and Guildenstern. Brilliant
  52. May 10th: The Loving Cup by Winston Graham - £0.99 - 5/5 - 418pp
    Further adventures of the Poldark Clan. Great fun.
  53. May 16th: Bleeding Heart Yard by Ellie Griffiths - £0.99 - 5/5 - 267pp
    Good mystery with Harbinder Kaur
  54. May 17th: Disobedient by Elizabeth Fremantle - £0.99 - - 309pp
    Excellent fictionalised biography of the early years of Artemesia Gentileschi
  55. May 19th: The Bronze God of Rhodes by Harry Turtledove - Free - 5/5 - 365pp
    Another excellent work of historical fiction
  56. May 26th: Posey the Monster Slayer by Cory Doctorow - £0.80 - 4/5 - 23pp
    Cute kids picture book
  57. May 26th: The Canadian Miracle by Cory Doctorow - £0.80 - 5/5 - 21pp
    Excellent near-future SF
  58. May 26th: For The Win by Cory Doctorow - £0.80 - 5/5 - 374pp
    Excellent near-future SF
  59. May 29th: The Twisted Sword by Winston Graham - £0.99 - 5/5 - 483pp
    Wonderful historic soap opera.
  60. June 2nd: The Great Deceiver by Ellie Griffiths - £0.99 - 5/5 - 234pp
    Great quick read
  61. June 4th: Divine Might by Natalie Haynes - £0.99 - 3/5 - 253pp
    No overall story, just tales of the various goddesses
  62. June 10th: Nine Princes in Amber - £1.40 - 5/5 - 143pp
    Excellent story. A few typos in this copy. A re-read
  63. June 12th: The Guns of Avalon - £1.40 - 5/5 - 171pp
    Excellent story. A few typos in this copy. A re-read
  64. June 14th: The Book of Love - £0.99 - - 611pp

Books added to TBR

Freebies (Unread)
  1. January 26th: The Real Deal by Caitlin Devlin
  2. January 26th: The Bad Weather Friend by Dean Koontz
  3. March 3rd: The Tiger in the Attic by Edith Milton
  4. March 27th: The Mouse on Wall Street by Leonard Wibberley
  5. April 19th: A Cat's Guide to Bonding with Dragons by Chris Behrsin
  6. April 19th: A Cat's Guide to Meddling with Magic by Chris Behrsin
  7. April 19th: A Cat's Guide to Saving the Kingdom by Chris Behrsin (discarded)
  8. May 2nd: The Bronze God of Rhodes by L. Sprague de Camp

Bought (Unread)
  • January (7/£19.43): A Fire at the Exhibition, The Book of Lost Tales 1, To Say Nothing of the Dog, Demon Daughter, Stone Blind, A Sultry Month, The Venetian Game
  • February (8/£14.70): Dawn of the Dreadfuls, Dreadfully Ever After, Master of the Five Magics, Fatal Legacy, Dawnshard, Vengeance in Venice, The Collapsium, Goodnight, Mr James & Other Stories
  • March (22/£21.30): Rapture Of The Nerds, Lost Cause, Lawful Interception, Homeland, Poesy The Monster Slayer, Canadian Miracle, Little Brother, For The Win, Attack Surface, Red Team Blues, Walkaway, Eastern Standard Tribe, Party Discipline, Pirate Cinema, Radicalized, Makers, Someone Comes To Town—Someone Leaves Town, Down And Out In The Magic Kingdom, Bleeding Heart Yard, The Ghost of a Model T, Dusty Zebra, The Thing in the Stone
  • April (6/£18.88): Against a Dark Background, The Left Hand of Darkness, A New Clan, To End in Fire, A Girl Called Justice, Murder in Williamstown, Why We Sleep, I Am Crying All Inside
  • May (5/£6.95): Sharpe's Command, A Thousand Ships, Disobedient, Foundation's Edge, The Big Front Yard
  • June (13/£12.11): Forward the Foundation, Divine Might, Chronicles of Amber (Nine Princes in Amber, The Guns of Avalon, Sign of the Unicorn, The Hand of Oberon, The Courts of Chaos), The Untold Story, The Great Deceiver, Owlflight, No Life of Their Own, Chess with a Dragon, The Book of Love
  • July (0/£0.00):
  • August (0/£0.00):
  • September (0/£0.00):
  • October (0/£0.00):
  • November (0/£0.00):
  • December (0/£0.00):


Analysis
TBR: 685
Books read: 62 (includes 8 freebies, 3 re-reads)
Books otherwise removed from TBR pile: 1 (0 read previously, 1 discarded)

Books removed from TBR pile: 60
Books added to TBR pile: 64 (includes 8 freebies, 1 omnibuses counted as 5)
Removed/Added: 1.00
Net reduction for 2023: -4

Non-free books read: 54 (includes 3 re-reads)
Total cost of books read: £79.62
Average cost of books read: £1.49

Non-free books bought: 63 (includes 7 not added to TBR, 1 omnibuses counted as 5)
Total cost of books bought: £93.37
Average cost of books bought: £1.48


Rating System:
1: Bad.
2: Poor. (Or just not to my taste.)
3: Satisfactory.
4: Good.
5: Excellent.

Pages are as given by the ADE algorithm in Calibre, or from the Amazon web page.

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Read no more than 210 books

Read no fewer than 36 nonfiction books.

Ten of them will be my picks for the 2024 StoryGraph Reads the World Challenge (my picks in the screenshot) DONE

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Read twice as many books as I buy. (May: Excluding Bundles)

Bought: 22
Bundles: 1 (125 books)
Borrowed: 4
Free: 12

Read: 26

Books read:
1. The Last Blade Priest - W P Wiles (k) - 547
2. Titanium Noir - Nick Harkaway (k) - 261
3. The Winter King - Bernard Cornwell (k) - 488
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4. Blackstone Fortress - Darius Hinks (e) - 244
5. Hell Bent - Leigh Bardugo (h) - 478
6. Roboteer - Alex Lamb (k) - 425
7. Master of the Five Magics - Lyndon Hardy (k) - 410
8. Newcomer - Keigo Higashino (p) - 322
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9. Home from the Sea - Mercedes Lackey (e) - 311
10. The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories - Angela Carter (k) - 167
11. The Rook - Daniel O'Malley (k) - 481
12. The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner (k) - 218
13. Round the Bend - Nevil Shute (h) - 362
14. The Siege of Skyhold - John Bierce (k) - 463
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15. The White Tiger - Aravind Adiga (k) - 275
16. The Justice of Kings - Richard Swan (k) - 413
17. Provenance - Ann Leckie (k) - 438
18. The Spirit Thief - Rachel Aaron (k) - 352
19. Tokyo Express - Seicho Matsumoto (k) - 149
20. The Green Man's Foe - Juliet E McKenna (k) - 366
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21. Decision at Thunder Rift - William H Keith Jr (e) - 302
22. The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle - Stuart Turton (e) - 402
23. The Gathering Storm - Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson (k) - 825
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24. Wool 4: The Unraveling (novella) - Hugh Howey (k) - 125
25. Wool 5: The Stranded (novella) - Hugh Howey (k) - 181
26. Sorcerer to the Crown - Zen Cho (k) - 378

Monthly Breakdown:
Spoiler:
January
Free: 2
Read: 3 (£2.78)
Pages: 1296

February
Bought: 6 (£5.73)
Borrowed: 3
Free: 2
Read: 5 (£5.27)
Pages: 1879

March
Free: 7
Read: 6 (£3.96)
Pages: 2002

April
Bought: 4 (£3.77)
Bundles: 1 (125 books @ £23.78)
Free: 1
Read: 6 (£7.28)
Pages: 1993

May
Bought: 7 (£71.98)
Borrowed: 1
Read: 3 (£5.49)
Pages: 1529

June
Bought: 5 (£9.25)
Read: 3 (£2.01)
Pages: 684


Achievements:

1. Buy It, Read It. Start at least 75% of the books I buy.
Current total: 9/22 (41%)

2. King of the Mountains. My 5 longest books should total over 3000 pages.
Current total: 2819
Spoiler:

825 - The Gathering Storm - Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson
547 - The Last Blade Priest - W P Wiles
488 - The Winter King - Bernard Cornwell
481 - The Rook - Daniel O'Malley
478 - Hell Bent - Leigh Bardugo


3. Paper Chase. Reduce my unread paper book collection.
Out: 3
In: 4
Net reduction: -1

4. Never Gonna Be Respectable. Read a classic or literary-award-adjacent book.
COMPLETED
The White Tiger - Aravind Adiga - Booker winner, 2008

5. He Scores. Read a book by Nevil Shute. This is a bit of an annual tradition since I inherited my father's collection, so I thought I would make it official. COMPLETED
Round the Bend - Nevil Shute (h) - 362

6. And Then. Series points challenge. 1 point for a sequel, 2 points if it's a serial rather than a disconnected sequel, 3 points for the last book in a serial or defined set. -1 for the first book in a series. 0 for the first book in a sub-series. Target: 15 points.
Current total: 1
Spoiler:

-1 - The Last Blade Priest - W P Wiles - Last Blade Priest #1
-1 - The Winter King - Bernard Cornwell - Warlord Chronicles #1
-1 - Blackstone Fortress - Darius Hinks - Blackstone Fortress #1 of 2, Warhammer 40K
1 - Hell Bent - Leigh Bardugo - Ninth House #2
-1 - Master of the Five Magics - Lyndon Hardy - Magic by the Numbers #1
1 - Newcomer - Keigo Higashino - Detective Kaga #2 (#6)
-1 - Home from the Sea - Mercedes Lackey - Elemental Masters #7 (first read)
-1 - The Rook - Daniel O'Malley - Chequy Files #1
-1 - The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner - Queen's Thief #1
2 - The Siege of Skyhold - John Bierce - Mage Errant #5 of 7
-1 - The Justice of Kings - Richard Swan - Empire of the Wolf #1 of 3
-1 - The Spirit Thief - Rachel Aaron - Eli Monpress #1
1 - The Green Man's Foe - Juliet E McKenna - Green Man #2
-1 - Decision at Thunder Rift - William H Keith Jr - Gray Death Legion #1 of 3
2 - The Gathering Storm - Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson - Wheel of Time #12 of 14
2 - Wool 4: The Unraveling - Hugh Howey - Wool #4 of 5 (Silo #0.8 of 3)
3 - Wool 5: The Stranded - Hugh Howey - Wool #5 of 5 (Silo #1 of 3)
-1 - Sorcerer to the Crown - Zen Cho - Sorcerer to the Crown #1


7. Comic On. Bonus graphic novel challenge. I don't usually track my graphic novels and comics here, but I need to catch up a bit. Read 10 comics on paper and 10 digital comics.
Paper total: 3
Digital total: 5
Spoiler:

Paper:
Die vol 1: Fantasy Heartbreaker - Kieron Gillan, Stephanie Hans
w0rldtr33 vol 1: Terminal - James Tynion IV, Fernando Blanco
Fine Print vol 1 - Stjepan Sejic
Digital:
Scott Pilgrim vol 6: Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour - Bryan Lee O’Malley
Astonishing X-Men vol 1 - Joss Whedon, John Cassaday
X-23: The Complete Collection vol 1 - Various
Superman: Birthright - Mark Waid, Leinil Yu
Courtney Crumrin vol 1: The Night Things - Ted Naifeh


Legend:
(p) paperback, (h) hardback, (k) kindle, (e) epub, (i) ibook, (f) pdf, (a) audio
On target, Off target, Completed

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These are my provisional 2024 goals:

Length Goals:
  • Total Books: 50 (stretch goal of 75)
  • Total Pages: 15,000 (stretch of 20,000)
  • Read 25 books from my ETBR (stretch of 50)
  • Read from Print-TBR: 10

Substantive Goals:
  • Read at least 51% non-American authors
  • Read more female/nonbinary authors than male authors
  • Read at least 52 short stories
  • Read at least 52 poems
  • Read at least 10 books across all our collections that are selected by my wife. It's a great way to read things I would not ordinarily do, and I almost always end up enjoying them. List of books will be added as soon as my wife selects them.

Completed Books : Storygraph List

Short Stories:
  • "Eyes, The" by Wharton, Edith
  • "Jolly Corner, The" by James, Henry
  • "That's Marriage" by Ferber, Edna

Poems:
1. "Burning the New Year" by Naomi Shihab Nye, 1995
2. 'What rage or madness drives you?' by Jay Hulme, 2023
3. "Winter Song" by Wilfred Owen, 1917
4. "If Night You Were a City" by Adam Wiedewitsch, 2024
5. From “The Land” 'Shepherds and stars are quiet with the hills' by Vita Sackville-West 1926
6. "A Line-storm Song" by Robert Frost 1915
7. "Her Kind" by Anne Sexton 1962
8. "Justice Denied in Massachusetts" by Edna St. Vincent Millay 1927

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1) Order of Deamon Hunters volume one Order of Deamon Hunters by Eric Vall
2) Frontier Summoner volume three Fronieer Summoner 3 by Jack Bryce
3) Cullinary King volume one Cullinary King by Logan Jacobs
4) How to Hunt Ghosts and Get Girls volume two How to Hunt Ghosts and get Girls 2 by Logan Jacobs
5) Summoner School volume eight Summoner School 8 by Eric Vall
6) Prosecution Force volume one First Strike by Logan Ryles
7) Satan's Sorority Girls volume four Satan's Sorority Girls 4 by Eric Vall
8) Sherlock Homes and Lucy James volume one Last Moriarty by Charles Velley
9) Cullinary King volume two Cullinary King 2 by Logan Jacobs
10) Fear the Reaper volume one Tooth and Nail by Mark Allen
11) Time Pirate volume four Time Pirate 4 by Eric Vall
12) Dino Rider volume one Dino Rider
13) Frontier Summoner volume 6 Frontier Summoner 6 by Jack Bryce
14) Frontier Summoner volume 7 Frontier Summoner 7 by Jack Bryce
15) Jason Trapp volume four Depth Charge by Jack Slater
16) Ink Warrior volume two Ink Warrior 2 by Jack Logan
17) Looting the 13th Floor volume 8 Looting the 13th Floor 8 by Eric Vall
18) Jason Trapp volume three Flash Point by Jack Slater
19) Princess Master volume six Princess Master 6 by Eric Vall
20) Fury of the Shifter volume one Fury of the Shif by Logan Jscobs
21) Spellforge volume one Spell Forge by Logan Jacobs
22) Spellforge volume two Spellforg 2 by Logan Jacobs
23) King of Superheros volume five King of Superheros 5 by Logan Jacobs
24) Jason Trapp volume six Black Eagle by Jack Slatter
25) Spellforge volume one Spell Forge by Logan jacobs
26) Fury of the Shifter volume one Fury of the Shifter by Logan Jacobs
27) Super natural Travel Agency volume one Super natural travel agency by Dante King
28) Frontier Summoner volume eight Frontier Summoner 8 by Jack Bryce
29) Dangmerous Girls volume one Dangerous Girls Eric Vall
39) Beneath the Ashes volume one Beneath the Ashes by Misty Vixen
40) Beneath the Ashes volume two Beneath the Ashes 2 by Misty Vixen
41) Brew Master volume three Brew Master 3 by Logan Jacobs
42) Castle Coeds volume one Castle Coeds by Eric Vall
43) Frontier Summoner volume 9 Frontier Summoner 9 by Jack Bryce

December

Summoner School volume eight summoner school $8 - total $8
Frontier Summoner volume three Fronteer Summoner 3 by Jack Bryce - $13 - total $21
How to hunt ghosts and get girls volume two How to hunt ghosts and Get girls 2 by Logan Jacobs $8 - total $29
Court of the Shifter volume one Court of the Shifter by Logan Jacobs - $8 - total $37
Page Keeper volume two Page Keeper 2 by Dante King - $8 - total $45
Order of Deamon Hunters volume one Order of Deamon Hunters by Eric Vall - $8 - total $53
Harry Baur volume twelve Blood of the Innocent by Blake Banner - $8 - total $61
Dragon Spirit Hunter volume one Dragon Spirit Hunter - $8 - total $69

January

Frontier Summoner volume four Frontier Summoner 4 by Jack Bryce by Jack Bryce - $13 - total $13
Prosecution files volume one First Strike by Logan Ryles - $19 - total $33
Prosecution files volume two first strike by Logan Ryles - $19 - total $51
Culinary King volume two Culinary King 2 by Logan Jacobs - $8 - total $59
Satan's Sorority Girls volume four Satan's Sororty Girls 4 by Eric Vall - $8 - total $67
A Sherlock Homes and Lucy James Mstery volume one The Last Moriarty - $16 - total $83
Jack Nobel volume two A Deadly Distance by LT Ryan - $20 - total $103
Fear the Reaper volume one Tooth and Nail by Mark Allen - $8 - total $111
Jason Trapp volume one Dark State by Jack Slater - $13 - total $124
Fear the Reaper volume two Center Mass by Brent Townes - $13 - total $137
Jason Trapp volume two False Flag by Jack Slater - $13 - total $150

February

Noah Wolf volume twenty-two Rogue Wolf by David Archer and Vince Vogek - $14 - total $14
Frontier Summoner volume five Frontier Summoner 5 by Jack Bryce - $8 - total $21
Stone World by Logan Jacobs - $8 - total $29
Time Pirate volume four Time Pirate 4 by Eric Vall - - $8 - total $37
The Extractor volume eleven the impersonator by Mike Ryan - $8 - total $45
Dino Riders volume one Dino Riders by Eric Vall - $8 - total $53
Prosecution Task Force volume two First Strike by Logan Ryles - $ 19 - total $72
Ard's Oath volume one Magic's Mantle by Bruce Sentar - $15 - total $87
Frontier Summoner volume 6 Frontier Summoner 6 by Jack Brtuce $8 - total $75

March

Princes Master volume six Princess Master 6 vy Eric Vall $8 - total $8

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60 books: 24
20,000 pages: 7,285+250
Storygraph Mobile Reads Challenge: 3/12
4 books over 600 pages: 0

TBR Down 10 for each category:
Ebooks: +32
Audiobooks: -5
Magazines:


Magazines Read So Far: 0
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2023 Purchases Read:
Bought: 58 Read: 1
Free: 44 Read: 1

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January
1. Dead End - Cynthia Harrod-Eagles $2.13
2. Death Watch - Cynthia Harrod-Eagles $2.13
3. Necrochip - Cynthia Harrod-Eagles $4.99
4. In the Presence of the Enemy - Elizabeth George $2.27
5. Equal Rites - Terry Pratchett $3.23
6. Nettle and Bone - T Kingfisher $2.13
7. A Bone of Contention - Susanna Gregory $3.20
8. To Kill or Cure - Susanna Gregory $3.20
9. The Killer of Pilgrims - Susanna Gregory $3.20
10. Shadow of Night - Deborah Harkness $3.20
February
11. Defending Elysium - Brandon Sanderson $1.61
12. Gai-Un - James Clavel (audio) $7.56
13. King Rat - James Clavel (audio) $7.56
14. Noble House - James Clavel (audio) $7.56
15. Farilane - Michael J Sullivan (audio) 6.48
16. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky (audio) $6.48
17. Killing Time - Jodi Taylor (audio) $6.48
18. House of Odysseus - Claire North (audio) $6.48
19. The Long Walk - Stephen King $2.15
20. A Grave Concern - Susanna Gregory $3.24
21. Silent Tower - Barbara Hambly $2.15
22. A Masterly Murder - Susanna Gregory $3.24
23. Hark - Ed McBain $2.15
24. Fat Ollie's Book - Ed McBain $2.15
25. The Devil's Disciples - Susana Gregory $2.15
26. Pyramids - Terry Pratchett $2.15
March
27. Rebellion - Simon Scarrow $2.15
28. Night Over Water - Ken Follett $2.15
29. The Two Towers - J R R Tolkien $2.15
30. The Return of the King - J R R Tolkien $2.15
31. Puzzle House - Duncan Ralston (audio) $2.15
32. The Tarnished Chalice - Susanna Gregory $2.92
33. Summer of Discontent - Susanna Gregory $2.92
April
34. The Bastard Prince - Katherine Kurtz $2.15
35. Deryni Checkmate - Katherine Kurtz $.01
36. The Coldest War - Ian Tragillis $3.20
37. Necessary Evil - Ian Tragillis $3.20
38. Forsaken Soul - Priscilla Royal $3.20
39. Valley of the Dry Bones - Priscilla Royal $3.20
40. Killing Season - Priscilla Royal $3.20
41. Sanctity of Hate - Priscilla Royal $3.20
42. Covenant with Hell - Priscilla Royal $3.20
43. Satan's Lullaby - Priscilla Royal $3.20
44. Land of Shadows - Priscilla Royal $3.20
45. The Proud Sinner - Priscilla Royal $3.20
46. Wild Justice - Priscilla Royal $3.20
47. A Wicked Deed - Susanna Gregory $2.15
48. Rocket To the Morgue - Anthony Boucher $1.06
49. Dead of Night - Simon Scarrow $2.15
May
50. Snuff - Terry Pratchett $2.15
51. I Shall Wear Midnight - Terry Pratchett $3.20
52. Camp X - David Stafford $1.06
53. A Toast to Murder - Elizabeth Spann Craig $2.15
54. Quilt City Murders - Bruce Leonard $0 credit
55. Perfect Shadow - Brent Weeks $1.76
56. Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi - Shannon Chakrobor
57. Complete Detective Vinnie Palmer - Roger Price $1.07
June
58. Witch King - Martha Wells $2.07

Free
1. The Bad Weather Friend - Dean Koontz (Amazon First)
2. Almost Surely Dead - Armina Akhtar (Amazon First)
3. Glass Dolls - D E White (Joffrey)
4. The Cold Call Killer - Emmy Ellis (Joffrey)
5. Seven Days to Die - Michelle Kidd (Joffrey)
6. Of Silence and Slow Time - Catherine Bruton (Joffrey)
7. To Run a Little Faster (Joffrey)
8. Folly - Stella Cameron (Joffrey)
9. Raven's Mark - Christine Newport (Joffrey)
10. Cast From The Sea - Gerald Baum (Joffrey)
11. Guilty Man - Helen Durant (Joffrey)
12. Squadron Scramble - Robert Jackson (Joffrey)
13. Deadly Trio - Emma Jameson (Joffrey)
14. Cast from the Sea - Gerald Baum (Joffrey)
15. The Monastery - Fred Majdalany (Joffrey)
16. Close to Her - Elizabeth Gunn (Joffrey)
17. Rule of Threes - Jeffrey Deaver (Amazon First)
18. Murder in the Abbey - Susan Kiernan-Lewis
19. Tied to Murder - Brian Battison (Joffrey)
20. Mars: A Traveler's Guide - Ruth Nestvold
21. Without a Trace - Malcolm Forsythe (Joffrey)
22. Divided Empire - Brian Kitchen (Joffrey)
23. Matterhorn - Christopher Reich (Amazon First)
24. Lovers at the Museum: A short story - Isabel Allende (Amazon First)
25. Mosquito Squadron - Robert Jackson (Joffrey)
26. Deadly Errand - Christine Green (Joffrey)
27. Winter Girls - Roger Stelljes (Joffrey)
28. Cut and Thirst - Margaret Atwood
29. The Framed Father - J R Mathis
30. Scale of the Dragon - Richard Fierce
31. Riven - A R Knight
32. Nothing to Fear - Blake Pierce
33. Third Wheel - Nick Spaulding (World Book day)
34. Dark Murder - Helen Durrant (Joffrey)
35. Missing Checkout Girl Mystery - Rachel Ward (Joffrey)
36. Disturb Not the Dream - Paula Trachtman (Joffrey)
37. Murder Flambe - Susan Kiernan-Lewis
38. Chocolate entered Cozy Mystery Omnibus - Cindy Bell
39. When You're Safe - Blake Pierce
40. The Custard Boys - John Rae (Joffrey)
41. Lake County - Lori Roy (Amazon First)
42. Tiger Chair - Max Brooks (Amazon First)
43. First Blitz - Neil Hanson (Joffrey)
44. Coffin Cove - Jackie Elliott (Joffrey)



Short Stories: 0
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Books
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January
01. 5 The Crystal Cave - Mary Stewart (ebook+audiobook)
Really got into this. Looking forward to next book.
02. 2 King City - Lee Goldberg (audio)
Couldn't warm up to plot
03. 3 History of Britain in 50 Events - Stephan Weaver (ebook)
Concise - surprisingly I knew most of these events.
04. 4 The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury (audio)
Excellent narration by Mark Boyett. Enjoyed!
05. 3 The Flu - Jacqueline Druga (ebook + audio)
Good story but sortof fizzled about 80% through.
February
06. 4 Bride of the Rat God - Barbara Hambly (ebook)
Good story set in the 20s.
07. 3 Lorelei of the Red Mist - Leigh Brackett/Ray Bradbury (ebook)
Out of body experience.
08. 4 The Hook - Don Westlake (audio)
Good murder mystery with great twist at end.
09. 5 Doom and Bloom - Elizabeth Spann Craig
Very much enjoyed.
10. 5 Starship Vectors - Allan Kaster ed. (audio)
Excellent selection of stories.
March
11. 5 Orchestrated Death - Cynthia Harrod Eagles (ebook)
Excellent beginning.
12. 5 The Cell - (ebook+audiobook)
Great story, good pace
13. 4 A Wild Fright in Deadwood - Ann Charles (audio)
Good story.
14. 3 A Date With Murder - Jessica Fletcher, Donald Bain, Jon Landon (audio)
Good story but not outstanding.
15. 5 Live and Let Die - Ian Flemming (audio+ebook)
Excellent story!
16. 3 Sixth Column - Robert Heinlein (audio)
Good book but I got a bit confused towards the end.
April
17. 2 God Save the Mark - Donald Westlake (audio+ebook)
Disappointment. Forgettable plot. Excellent narrator.
18. 5 The Eagle's Conquest - Simon Scarrow (ebook)
Great story. Moves along well.
19. 4 Rule of Threes - Jeffrey Deaver (ebook)
A good story with a surprising twist.
20. 4 Festive in Death - J D Robb (ebook)
Good story.
21. 4 The Wizard and the Frog - Richard Fierce (ebook)
Fun fantasy; I enjoyed audio better.
** 1 Murder By Misrule - Anna Castle (ebook)
Abandoned at 35%.
22. 5 Songs of Distant Earth - Arthur C Clarke (ebook)
Enjoyed this one. Hard to put down.
23. 4 Death of a Suitor - Elizabeth Spann Craig (ebook)
Good story!
June
24. 3 Rocket To the Morgue - Anthony Boucher
Murder mystery involving scifi authors. Set in 1942. Good.
25.



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Audiobooks 1,349
Ebooks&magazines 1,950

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  • StoryGraph Mobileread Reading Challenge
  • Reduce TBR

I start the year with a TBR of 240.

Pages Read: 11,742/20,000
Current TBR: 229

TBR: 12
Kindle Unlimited: 13
Kobo Plus: 9
Library: 4
Borrowed:
Freebie: 3

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  • January: Completed
  • February: Completed
  • March: Completed
  • April: Completed
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
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Same goal for 2024 at 12,000 pages. It's been a good fit for the last couple years because it pushes me just a little, even though I finished in October, but isn't so much that I stress over it.


Page Goal:: Read 12,000 Pages in 2024
Status as of May 28: 7,061 pages read, 36 books/short stories completed (17,344 projected)

2024 Stats:
  • Novels/Novellas (>50 pages): 18 (50% books / 95% pages)
  • Short Stories (< 50 pages): 18 (50% books / 5% pages)
  • Audiobooks: 20 (56%)
  • Library Books: 13 (36%)


Current and upcoming books:
  • Lust Killer - Ann Rule - Read by Callie Beaulieu
  • Starlight Enclave (Legend of Drizzt 37) - R.A. Salvatore
  • Academ's Fury (Codex Alera 2) - Jim Butcher
  • The Terminal List (Terminal List 1) - Jack Carr
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Completed books, ordered by finish date:
  • Waystation City - A.T. Greenblatt - Read by LeVar Burton
  • The Most Dangerous Game - Richard Connell - Read by B.J. Harrison (Link)
  • System Collapse (Murderbot Diaries 7) - Martha Wells - Read by Kevin R. Free
  • Bears Discover Fire - Terry Bisson (Link)
  • The Captain of the Pole-Star - Arthur Conan Doyle - Read by B.J. Harrison
  • Winter's Gifts (Rivers of London 9.5) - Ben Aaronovitch - Read by Penelope Rawlins
  • Demon Daughter (Penric 12) - Lois McMaster Bujold
  • The Olympian Affair (Cinder Spires 2) - Jim Butcher
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Read by B.J. Harrison
  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Read by B.J. Harrison
  • Defiant (Skyward 4) - Brandon Sanderson
  • To Build a Fire - Jack London - Read by B.J. Harrison (Link)
  • For We Are Many (Bobiverse 2) - Dennis E. Taylor
  • The Destroyer - Tara Isabella Burton - Read by LeVar Burton (Link)
  • Folk Hero Motifs in Tales Told by the Dead - K.T. Bryski - Read by LeVar Burton (Link)
  • The Better Part of Valor (Confederation 2) - Tanya Huff
  • A Rare Book of Cunning Device (Rivers of London 6.1) - Ben Aaronovitch - Read by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
  • All These Worlds (Bobiverse 3) - Dennis E. Taylor
  • Quarropts Can't Dance - Rodrigo Culagovski - Read by LeVar Burton
  • An Interview with Penric & Desdemona - Lois McMaster Bujold (Link)
  • Referent - Ray Bradbury - Read by B.J. Harrison
  • The Heart of Valor (Confederation 3) - Tanya Huff
  • Valor's Trial (Confederation 4) - Tanya Huff
  • Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves - Unknown - Read by B.J. Harrison
  • Contact Procedures - T.F. Meacker (Link)
  • The Hidden Forests of Earth and Mars - Anna Zumbro - Read by LeVar Burton (Link)
  • Lone Wolf (Orphan X 9) - Gregg Hurwitz
    • Abandoned - The Black Company (Black Company 1) - Glen Cook
  • The Last Watch (The Divide 1) - J.S. Dewes - Read by Andrew Eiden (Narrator), Nicol Zanzarella
  • Leave it to Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse - Read by B.J. Harrison (Link)
  • The Coffin Maker - AnaMaria Curtis - Read by LeVar Burton (Link)
  • A Voyage to Lilliput - Jonathan Swift - Read by B.J. Harrison
  • Magician: Apprentice (Riftwar 1) - Raymond E. Feist
  • Magician: Master (Riftwar 2) - Raymond E. Feist
  • Gone Dark - Dorian Roland
    • Abandoned - Smallworld: A Science Fiction Adventure Comedy - Dominic Green
  • The Devil in the White City - Erik Larson - Read by Scott Brick
  • Relentless (Legend of Drizzt 36) - R.A. Salvatore



My lists: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021 | 2022 | 2023 | 2024

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Read and possible remove more physical shelves for Horror, Gothic, Category Romance, some chunkster romance, mysteries
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  • Read complete series by new-to-me author already in TBR mounatin.
  • Pick two autobuy authors to finish backlist including all psedonyms (books already in TBR).
  • Pick 10 “Must Read” books for the year from my huge digital TBR mountain (not including any new releases)

January 2024
Read 35 books.

February 2024
Read 38 books.
Finished the Tried-and-True Challenge Round One.

March 2024
Read 52 books.
Finished the Tried-and-True Challenge Round Two.

April 2024
Read 44 books.
Finished the Tried-and-True Challenge Round Two, Round Three, and Round Four.

May 2024
Read 39 books.
Finished the Tried-and-True Challenge Round Five.

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I want to participate. I have big books I want to knock out so I am going by page count not book count. Let's say 20,000 pages So probably 40-60 books depending on how big they are. I have a ton of big page count books in my library I been avoiding I need to read. I will still read small books as a break in-between the big chunky ones. Since I am going by page count I will not feel guilty if I need to DNF a book.


1) Being Henry(246pg) -Henry Winkler

2) The Dark Forest(513pg)( Three Bodied Problem)

3) Needful Things(817pg)- S. King

4) Hurricane Wars-(477 pg) DNF I could not get into it. stopped around page 106

5) Cold Storage-(304 pg) David K.

6) Tom Lake (278 pg)

7) A Day of Fallen Night. 865 pgs

8) The Atlas Six(408 pgs)

9) Starter Villain (272 pgs) DNF around page 135

10) The Atlas Paradox (pgs. 399)

11) Red Rabbit(447 pages)

12) The Atlas Complex(477 pgs)

13) Crescent City 1 (804 pages)

14) A Fate Inked in Blood DNF but read the first 211 pages

15) The Passage 787 pg

16) The Burning Girls (352 pg)

17) The Atlas Complex (480)

18) Cresent Series book 2 what ever the name is around 820pg

19) The Salt Grows Heavy 81 pg

20) Mother Daughter Murder Might

21) The Serpent and the Wings of Night


22 god killer. dnf at 100 pages. not a bad book i am just burned out on fantasy books and cant seem to follow story

22) The Running Man by Stephen King

23) magic hour

24 ) sons of darkness

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Usual goal of reading a lot. Started to investigate Central/Eastern literature. Will continue that. Also continuing investigation of Central/Eastern European history, etc. Balkans and/or Central Asia might be next. Trying to limit "fun" reading (i.e. sci-fi, people like Stephen King, Robert Galbraith, etc.) to when I am on vacation. Did pretty well with this last year.

Konstantin Paustovsky - The Story of a Life (Books 1-3) (trans. Douglas Smith)
A. Wess Mitchell - The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire
Antanas Škėma - White Shroud (trans. Karla Gruodis)
Dalia Grinkevičiūtė - Shadows on the Tundra (trans. Delija Valiukenas)
George Packer - The Unwinding
Giedra Radvilavičiūtė - Those Whom I Would Like to Meet Again (trans. Elizabeth Novickas)
Alexander Watson - Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary in World War I
Simon Shuster - The Showman: Inside the invasion that shook the world and made a leader
of Volodymyr Zelensky
Alexander Watson - The Fortress: The Siege of Przemyśl and the Making of Europe's Bloodlands
Jurgis Kunčinas - Tūla (trans. Elizabeth Novickas)
Bohumil Hrabal - All My Cats (trans. Paul Wilson)
Derek Sayer - The Coast of Bohemia: A Czech History
Bohumil Hrabal - Mr. Kafka and Other Tales From the Time of the Cult (trans. Paul Wilson)
Bohumil Hrabal - Too Loud a Solitude (trans. Michael Henry Heim)
Bohumil Hrabal - Closely Watched Trains (trans. Edith Pargeter)
Jiří Gruša - The Questionnaire (trans. Peter Kussi)
Jáchym Topol - Angel Station (trans. Alex Zucker)
Patrik Ouřednik - Case Closed (trans. Alex Zucker)
Patrik Ouřednik - The Opportune Moment, 1855 (trans. Alex Zucker)
Peter Demetz - Prague in Black and Gold: the History of a City
Derek Sayer - Prague: Crossroads of Europe
Jaroslav Pánek, Oldřich Tůma, et alii. - A History of the Czech Lands (Second Edition)
Kevin McDermott - Communist Czechoslovakia, 1945-89: a Political and Social History
Mary Heimann - Czechoslovakia: the State That Failed
Franz Kafka - The Trial (trans. Mike Mitchell)
Angelo Maria Ripellino - Magic Prague (trans. David Newton Marinelli; edit. Michael Henry Heim)
Jaroslav Hašek - The Good Soldier Švejk (trans. Cecil Parrott)
Franz Kafka - The Castle (trans. Anthea Bell)
Stephen King - Just After Sunset (ebook)
Stephen King - Night Shift (ebook)
Alastair Reynolds - Revenger (Revenger Universe 01)
Alastair Reynolds - Shadow Captain (Revenger Universe 02)
Alastair Reynolds - Bone Silence (Revenger Universe 03)
Stephen King - Nightmares and Dreamscapes (ebook)
Studs Terkel - "The Good War"
Jeffrey Barlough - Hooting Grange (Western Lights 11)
Alan Garner - Treacle Walker
D.J. Taylor - The Windsor Faction
Joanne McNeil - Wrong Way
The Handyman Method - Nick Cutter & Andrew F. Sullivan
Daniel O'Malley - Blitz (Checquy 3)
Christopher Miller - The War Came to Us: Life & Death in Ukraine
Yaroslav Trofimov - Our Enemies Will Vanish: the Russian Invasion & Ukraine's War of Independence
Andrey Kurkov - Diary of an Invasion
Laurence Sterne - The Life & Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
Rowan Phoenix - Bunnyes at War: an Illustrated Essay of Fur & Fury in the Rabbit Realms
Tim Judah - In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine
Kathryn Hughes - Catland: Feline Enchantment and the Making of the Modern World (UK edition)
Simon Reynolds - Futuromania: Electronic Dreams. Desiring Machines & Tomorrow's Music Today
Kevin Fedarko - A Walk in the Park: a True Story of a Spectacular Misadventure in the Grand Canyon
Martin Sixsmith - Russia: a 1,000-year Chronicle of the Wild East

2023 list

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