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Old 01-01-2019, 12:17 PM   #31
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Our Kind of Cruelty - Araminta Hall

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Say Nothing - Brad Parks
The Missing Girl - Jenny Quintana
The Stranger Upstairs - Melanie Raabe
The Warning - Kathryn Croft
Closer - K L Slater
Haunted - Kelley Armstrong
Industrial Magic - Kelley Armstrong

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Old 01-04-2019, 03:29 AM   #32
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I need to firm up my goals.
I read in 2018
168 Books
61,000 pages

for 2019 I am aiming for at least
100 books
40,000 pages

I feel far happier increasing my goals, rather than feeling like I am failing.

I binge entire series and or authors when I enjoy a book, which then blows out my TBR list.

My TBR list for 2019 is now well over 250 books. I have already decided unless it is a new release in a series or author I have read I will not add another book/author it to my 2019 TBR list, that is a huge goal for me.

I get super excited when I find a new author I want to read, I want to read them right now.

I plan to edit my general TBR list and remove items I will just never get around to.

To be ruthless about books I did not enjoy, and stop my push to finish a book and/or series I find I am hating. Again a huge goal for me, I have actually done this a handful of times in 2018, and it was so difficult for me.

To read at least 2, what I call Chick Lit books this year as I actually read one last year and loved it.

To seriously check out book clubs, the idea is so appealing to me, I just have a huge fear of the books that are selected and my love of reading not being sophisticated enough for them. So a brave step I hope I can make

I will edit this as I churn the ideas around.
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Old 01-07-2019, 07:28 PM   #33
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I finalized my 2019 reading list.


KOBO
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JUROR #3
THE DEAD ZONE
MODERAN
ARTEMIS
NOS4A2
CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE
ALONG CAME A SPIDER
THE BROKER
THE RUNAWAY JURY
WHAT THE NIGHT KNOWS
The house next door ( james Patterson)
BirdBox
Moderan
Broken Monsters
Black book ( reading)

Kindle
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The reckoning ( finished)
Woman in the Window( finished)
The Regulators
Red Dragon ( reading)
3rd Degree ( Womans Murder Club)
Red Sparrow
The Da Vinci Code
The Heroin Diaries
Logans Run
The Andromeda Strain (reading)
Jurassic Park
Sloughterhouse five
My Sisters Grave
Expidition to Earth
Prelude to space
The Night Widow
The Deep
3rd Degree
Fall; or, Dodge in Hell

iBooks
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The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm

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Old 01-10-2019, 08:11 AM   #34
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My goal is to read all twelve of the 2019 MR Lit Club selections.
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Old 01-14-2019, 02:59 PM   #35
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12 books in 2019

Setting my initial goal for this year at 12 books. I may add a learning related goal as well.

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Old 01-17-2019, 09:07 AM   #36
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Goals: Finish the list of recommended books in "Nueva guía de lectura" from Miguel Barceló, and read more "classics", particularly re-reading some Dickens.

End of December and January
1.- Mundo Verne 20 Tercero del 2018 - Various
2.- Verne en la perla del Mediterráneo - Various
3.- Los viajes extraordinarios de Jules Verne - Various
4.- Les machines extraordinaires de Jules Verne - Jean Pierre Bouvet - in French!
5.- Laura. Viaje a través del cristal - George Sand
6.- Marea estelar - Elevación de los Pupilos II - David Brin
7.- El día de los trífidos (Barceló) - John Wyndham
8.- Viajes al centro de la tierra - Eduardo Martínez de Pisón
9.- Los tiempos del odio - Bruna Husky III - Rosa Montero
10.- Más que humano (Barceló) - Theodore Sturgeon
11.- El desaparecido (or América) (Classic) - Franz Kafka
12.- Hechos científicos en la Biblia - Ray Comfort
13.- Mercaderes del espacio (Barceló) - Pohl/Kornbluth
14.- Un capitán de quince años - Verne
15.- Soy leyenda (Barceló) - Richard Matheson
16.- Universo de locos (Barceló) - Frederic Brown
17.- Un caso de conciencia (Barceló) - James Blish
18.- El proceso (Classics) - Franz Kafka

February
19.- Venus más X (Barceló) - Theodore Sturgeon
20.- Moby Dick (Classics) - Hermann Melville
21.- Las tribulaciones de un chino en China (Leer a Verne) - Verne
22.- The improbability principle - David J. Hand
23.- Graphiclassic Nº 1: Moby Dick - Various
24.- Dickens (biography, classics) - José Méndez Herrera

Abandoned:
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Apocalipsis - Stephen King (Read the part I wanted to read)
Mutante (Barceló) - Hally Kuttner (Nonsense to me)
Las estrellas mi destino (Barceló) - Bester (no, other about telepathy no)
Las sirenas de Titán (Barceló) - Vonnegut (Nonsense to me)
Peregrinación: el Libro del Pueblo (Barceló) - Henderson (¿Ciencia ficción "pastoral"? ¿Qué me estás container?)

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Old 01-20-2019, 05:25 PM   #37
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My challenge is to read every book I bought with money starting from 2012.

I started 2019 with 27 unread purchases.

As of January 20th I have 26 unread.
As of January 31st I have 24 unread.
As of February 15th I have 21 unread.

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