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Name: Marek Tataka Warchild
Goal: 40+


I HAVE FINISHED! - I just recently finished if you don't count all the short stories I read this year, those put me over my count.


Currently Reading:
Kiss of the Goblin Prince - Shona Husk
A Game of Thrones - George R. R. Martin

Finished Reading:
1- Ghengis: Birth of an Empire - Conn Iggulden
2- Blackveil - Kristen Britain
3- Dearly, Departed - Lia Habel
4- "A Very Vampy Christmas" - Kerrelyn Sparks
5- The Faerie Ring - Kiki Hamilton
6- Smokin' Seventeen - Janet Evanovich
7- Star Trek: Vulcan! - Kathleen Sky
8- "Zeppelin City" - Michael Swanwick
9- "A Stroke of Dumb Luck" - Shiloh Walker
10- The Unbearable Lightness of Dragons - Katie MacAlister
11- Sexiest Vampire Alive - Kerrelyn Sparks
12- Touch of Power - Maria V. Snyder
13- The Shadow Reader - Sandy Williams
14- Explosive Eighteen - Janet Evanovich
15- Double Dexter - Jeff Lindsay
16- The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
17- "Vilcabamba" - Harry Turtledove
18- Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
19- Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins
20- The New Rules of Lifting for Women - Lou Schuler
21- Guilty Pleasures - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
22- The Laughing Corpse - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
23- Circus of the Damned - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
24- Lunatic Cafe - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
25- Bloody Bones- Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
26- The Killing Dance - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
27- Burnt Offerings - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
28- Blue Moon - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
29- Obsidian Butterfly - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
30- Narcissus in Chains - Laurell K. Hamilton (reread)
31- Under A Vampire Moon - Lynsay Sands
32- Wanted: Undead or Alive - Kerrelyn Sparks
33- Sparks Fly - Katie MacAlister
34- The Princess Diaries - Meg Cabot (reread)
35- Princess in the Spotlight - Meg Cabot (reread)
36- The Lady is A Vamp - Lynsay Sands
37- "Snaring the Huntress" - Sylvia Day
38- The Husband List - Victoria Alexander
39- Green Rider - Kristen Britain (reread)
40- "The Post Office Lady with the Dragon Tattoo" - Laurie Notaro
41- All I Want - Lynsay Sands
42- The Fairy Godmother - Lynsay Sands
43- Three French Hens - Lynsay Sands
44- Wicked As They Come - Delilah S. Dawson
45- Princess in Love - Meg Cabot (reread)
46- "The Summons" - Shona Husk
47- The Goblin King - Shona Husk
48- "Love in the Elevator" - Lizzie Lynn Lee
49- "Ponies" - Kij Johnson
50- "The Girl in the Converse Shoes" - Yaritza Garcia
51- Princess in Waiting - Meg Cabot (reread)
52- "Project Princess" - Meg Cabot (reread)
53- Princess in Pink - Meg Cabot
54- "All Summer in a Day" - Ray Bradbury
55- Wicked Business - Janet Evanovich
56- The Walking Dead Compendium One - Robert Kirkman

Book Count: 56/40

My Goodreads, if you want to friend me and/or see my previous year reads, is http://www.goodreads.com/jschmidt137 Friend me!
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Goal: 45
Complete: 30
Currently Reading: The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma (STILL), I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan, The Numer of the Beast by Robert Heinlein
((9 books behind schedule still)



You have at least 8 weeks left! You can doooo it!
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In case no one is reading the front page. I know I normally don't. Here is my completed list, even the ones that I read after my quest was done. Again, so sorry I haven't been completely active.

Currently Reading: Storm Front by Jim Butcher (At least I think that's the title. The books aren't titled in the collection I got for my Nook)


1. Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card
2. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
3. The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
4. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
5. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
6. The Lover's Dictionary by David Leviathan
7. Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
8. Master Zacarias by Jules Verne
9. R.U.R. by Karel Capek
10. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
11. Mimsy Were the Borogroves by Lewis Padgett
12. Blade Runner (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) by Philip K. d**k
13. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
14. Vaster Than Empires and More Slow by Ursula K. Le Guin
15. Xenocide by Orson Scott Card
16. Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
17. Shadow of the Hegemon by Orson Scott Card
18. Shadow Puppets by Orson Scott Card
19. The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen
20. The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen
21. Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
22. The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen
23. My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares
24. Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
25. The Ghost and the Goth by Stacey Kade
26. Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky
27. Going Bovine by Libba Bray
28. The Break-up Club by Melissa Senate
29. Nekropolis by Maureen F. McHugh
30. Looking for Alaska by John Green
31. The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice
32. Love You to Death by Melissa Senate
33. See Jane Date by Melissa Senate
34. The Love Goddess' Cooking School by Melissa Senate
35. The Violets of March by Sarah Jio
36. Burning Chrome by William Gibson
37. The Strange Case of Finley Jayne by Kady Cross
38. Necromancer: Novella by Lish McBride
39. Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride
40. Cross My Heart by Katie Klein
41. 13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson
42. My Boyfriend Merlin by Priya Ardis
43. My Merlin Awakening by Priya Ardis
44. The Guardian by Katie Klein
45. Vendetta by Katie Klein
46. Thirteen Reasons Why by Asher Jay
47. Pandora's Key by Nancy Richardson Fischer
48. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
49. Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James
50. Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
51. What I've Done by Jen Naumann
52. Easy by Tammara Webber
53. Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
54. Gabriel's Inferno by Sylvain Reynard
55. Gabriel's Rapture by Sylvain Reynard
56. Love Unscripted by Tina Reber
57. The Restorer by Amanda Stevens
58. The Kingdom by Amanda Stevens
59. The Prophet by Amanda Stevens
60. Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
61. Disembodied Bones by C.L. Beville
62. Five Days in Summer by Katia Lief
63. A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
64. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
65. Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
66. Paper Towns by John Green

More Than My Quest

67. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
68. Riptide by Catherine Coulter
69. Knock Out by Catherine Coulter
70. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
71. Leah by Dana Haffer
72. Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
73. On the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves
74. The Marriage Bargain by Jennifer Probst
75. Reason to Breath by Rebecca Donovan
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We who have Fallen
Name: We Who Have Fallen
Goal: 45
Complete: 31
Currently Reading: The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma (DONE *fist pump*), I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan, The Numer of the Beast by Robert Heinlein, There and Back Again by Pat Murphy
((9 books behind schedule still)



You have at least 8 weeks left! You can doooo it!

xd 15 books in 8 weeks. I'd better pick short books or read REALLY fast.
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Name: We Who Have Fallen
Goal: 45
Complete: 31
Currently Reading: The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma (DONE *fist pump*), I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan, The Numer of the Beast by Robert Heinlein, There and Back Again by Pat Murphy
((9 books behind schedule still)



You have at least 8 weeks left! You can doooo it!

xd 15 books in 8 weeks. I'd better pick short books or read REALLY fast.
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You could still do it! You need quick reads. Hmmm. Let's see. You use real books right?
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We who have Fallen
Name: We Who Have Fallen
Goal: 45
Complete: 31
Currently Reading: The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma (DONE *fist pump*), I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan, The Numer of the Beast by Robert Heinlein, There and Back Again by Pat Murphy
((9 books behind schedule still)



You have at least 8 weeks left! You can doooo it!

xd 15 books in 8 weeks. I'd better pick short books or read REALLY fast.
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You could still do it! You need quick reads. Hmmm. Let's see. You use real books right?

Very real books. With covers and pages that you turn with your hands and everything. And, sadly, the last few hve been stupidly long.
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You could still do it! You need quick reads. Hmmm. Let's see. You use real books right?

Very real books. With covers and pages that you turn with your hands and everything. And, sadly, the last few hve been stupidly long.

Lol, smarty pants. I was gonna offer some ebooks that were short and quick. But you have to read those fancy books.
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You could still do it! You need quick reads. Hmmm. Let's see. You use real books right?

Very real books. With covers and pages that you turn with your hands and everything. And, sadly, the last few hve been stupidly long.


Lol, smarty pants. I was gonna offer some ebooks that were short and quick. But you have to read those fancy books.
You mean those new fangled electro -watsits you read on the computer and ereaders!? *scandalized gasp*
But seriously though, I read ebooks too, I just save the ereader for all those free porn books xp
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You could still do it! You need quick reads. Hmmm. Let's see. You use real books right?

Very real books. With covers and pages that you turn with your hands and everything. And, sadly, the last few hve been stupidly long.


Lol, smarty pants. I was gonna offer some ebooks that were short and quick. But you have to read those fancy books.

You mean those new fangled electro -watsits you read on the computer and ereaders!? *scandalized gasp*
But seriously though, I read ebooks too, I just save the ereader for all those free porn books xp

Porn books?! So people don't know what you're REALLY reading? wink
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Lol, smarty pants. I was gonna offer some ebooks that were short and quick. But you have to read those fancy books.

You mean those new fangled electro -watsits you read on the computer and ereaders!? *scandalized gasp*
But seriously though, I read ebooks too, I just save the ereader for all those free porn books xp


Porn books?! So people don't know what you're REALLY reading? wink

Well with an e-reader for all they know I'm studying advanced psychology on the subway. Makes a person seem all mysterious and smart instead of... you know, pervy.
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Lol, smarty pants. I was gonna offer some ebooks that were short and quick. But you have to read those fancy books.

You mean those new fangled electro -watsits you read on the computer and ereaders!? *scandalized gasp*
But seriously though, I read ebooks too, I just save the ereader for all those free porn books xp


Porn books?! So people don't know what you're REALLY reading? wink

Well with an e-reader for all they know I'm studying advanced psychology on the subway. Makes a person seem all mysterious and smart instead of... you know, pervy.


But now I know that you're the pervy guy on the subway as opposed to the smart guy!
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Lol, smarty pants. I was gonna offer some ebooks that were short and quick. But you have to read those fancy books.

You mean those new fangled electro -watsits you read on the computer and ereaders!? *scandalized gasp*
But seriously though, I read ebooks too, I just save the ereader for all those free porn books xp


Porn books?! So people don't know what you're REALLY reading? wink

Well with an e-reader for all they know I'm studying advanced psychology on the subway. Makes a person seem all mysterious and smart instead of... you know, pervy.


But now I know that you're the pervy guy on the subway as opposed to the smart guy!

Damn! My secret has been discovered.
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Lol, smarty pants. I was gonna offer some ebooks that were short and quick. But you have to read those fancy books.

You mean those new fangled electro -watsits you read on the computer and ereaders!? *scandalized gasp*
But seriously though, I read ebooks too, I just save the ereader for all those free porn books xp


Porn books?! So people don't know what you're REALLY reading? wink

Well with an e-reader for all they know I'm studying advanced psychology on the subway. Makes a person seem all mysterious and smart instead of... you know, pervy.


But now I know that you're the pervy guy on the subway as opposed to the smart guy!

Damn! My secret has been discovered.


I knew it! I'll be watching you now! At least you're not the guy that pees in the corner though,..... right?!
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Porn books?! So people don't know what you're REALLY reading? wink

Well with an e-reader for all they know I'm studying advanced psychology on the subway. Makes a person seem all mysterious and smart instead of... you know, pervy.


But now I know that you're the pervy guy on the subway as opposed to the smart guy!

Damn! My secret has been discovered.


I knew it! I'll be watching you now! At least you're not the guy that pees in the corner though,..... right?!

Pu-leez. Public peeing is so not my thing. Public porn reading is a totally respectable past time by comparison.
.... How did we get here? I could have sworn we started out talking about books.
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Porn books?! So people don't know what you're REALLY reading? wink

Well with an e-reader for all they know I'm studying advanced psychology on the subway. Makes a person seem all mysterious and smart instead of... you know, pervy.


But now I know that you're the pervy guy on the subway as opposed to the smart guy!

Damn! My secret has been discovered.


I knew it! I'll be watching you now! At least you're not the guy that pees in the corner though,..... right?!

Pu-leez. Public peeing is so not my thing. Public porn reading is a totally respectable past time by comparison.
.... How did we get here? I could have sworn we started out talking about books.


We did. You brought up reading porn on e-readers to appear to be the smart one on the subway. I blame you. smile heart

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