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Riley
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Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:11 pm
2019 is here and you know what that means! A new year and a new personal reading goal!

Whether you are tracking how many books you have read, the books you want to read, or if you have a number of pages you want to read, come join us!

Come and reserve a post to keep track of your reading adventures!
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Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:14 pm
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Going for 50 again!

[1] Born of Defiance by Sherrilyn Kenyon
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Past Goals
2013
2014
2015
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2017
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Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:08 pm
LOL! Riley, you beat me to it this year! XD Heart



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Blaze's 2019 Reading List

My goal: 50 books

Starting with the completion of:
  • Shambhala, the Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chogyam Trungpa
  • She Caused a Riot..., Hannah Jewell
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude [audiobook version], Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Gregory Rabassa


To Read list:
  • Poems of William Blake
  • AWOL on the Appalachian Trail, David Miller
  • The Universe in a Single Atom, Dalai Lama
  • Rogues of Magic (trilogy), JT Williams
  • Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes
  • Killing Commendatore: A novel, Haruki Murakami
  • Golden Age (The Shifting Tides Book 1), James Maxwell




List, books completed:
    1- Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
    2- Golden Age (The Shifting Tides #1), James Maxwell
    3- Silver Road, (The Shifting Tides #2), James Maxwell
    4- Copper Chain, (The Shifting Tides #3), James Maxwell [currently reading; 1/2 completed]
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Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:18 pm
Totally claiming this spot for later. I have no idea what I want to read yet, but I'll have to do some brainstorming. I can't even remember the last time I finished a book at the moment. I used to be able to read so much!
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Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:17 am
Bo's post!

I came across something called the 52 book challenge. It challenges you to read one book a week. To be honest though, I think I might just aim for 10 books this year...or just...5...maybe. Ninja thunk

1. Past Mortem by Ben Elton (waiting to order from the uni library)
2. The Adventures of Tintin Volume 1 - Books "In the land of the Soviets" and "In America" - Read
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Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:13 pm
I couldn't help it! XD
I just picked up a book from the library....and bought several from the used bookstore....I can't wait to dive into them! Laughing
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Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:52 pm
Exclamation Completed my first book of the year (yesterday) Yes XD


LOL Bo. I think this originated as a variation of that 52 book challenge. Personally I don't find that goal of 52 books a year completely insane (my usual goal is 50 books/year and I've both exceeded it, and not quite met it, over the last few years of tracking this)... but I read. A lot. Usually. Apparently. At least when I'm not thoroughly distracted with learning or doing other things.

Welcome, Phoenix Luna. Maybe if you look through some of the previous reading threads you'll get some ideas on what you might find an interesting read?

The bottom line is to pick a goal that you feel comfortable with and to strive to reach that goal over the course of the year. And that, IMO, is a good thing! Yes

LOL Riley! I don't mind... it seems as if it's one or the other of us starting this thread each year! I'm just happy that it is started! It sounds like you have quite the pile of books to read! Have fun! Yes

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Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:07 pm
I have a book I plan on borrowing from my uni library because my local library doesn't have it. I just have to wait until next week to request it from another campus location to Fisher or SciTech on the main campus so that I can read it on the train. Yes
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Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:04 pm
Just finished my first book. XD
I tried to finish it last night, but I was way too tired.
On to the next!
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Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:15 am
Way to go Riley - congrats!

I just completed my 2nd book of the year (on the 4th day of the year - go me! XD )... and now, on to the 3rd! If this pace keeps up (which I doubt), I'll have completed at least 150 books by the end of the year! XD

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Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:45 pm
First book done...well, technically it is two books in one, but still done. XD
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Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:43 am
Reserved! Nom

I'm currently juggling two books:

1) Sleeping Beauties - Stephen & Owen King
2) Let's Pretend This Never Happened (A mostly true memoir) - Jenny Lawson


Both are good reads thus far!
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Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:55 pm
I finally get to read the last book in the Throne of Glass series! With how the last book ended, Maas has some serious explaining to do.
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Wed Jan 09, 2019 1:21 pm
Book #3 for the year read and halfway through book #4/50.

*chuckles*... wow, I completely read "Throne of Glass" as "Game of Thrones"... had a whole paragraph typed up about trying to read the series and everything! Throne of Glass, however, I have not started reading and have no experience with.

Apparently these days I shouldn't type (or read?) without coffee flowing freely and fully in my system...


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Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:09 pm
Dusty's 2019 Reading List ~
1. Mass Effect: Annihilation by Catherynne M. Valente
2. Out of Silent Planet by CS Lewis
3. Perelandra by CS Lewis
4. That Hideous Strength by CS Lewis
5. Beren and Luthien by JRR Tolkien
6. Beowulf
7. Dune by Frank Herbert
8. The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
9. The Song of the Cid
10. The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser
11. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

More to come, hopefully. <3
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