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Ape's 2017 Challenge (2)

This is a continuation of the topic Ape's 2017 Challenge (1).

75 Books Challenge for 2017

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Mar 20, 6:02pm Top

Hello everyone and welcome to my thread! My name is Stephen and, well, I like to read. I suppose you already knew that. I used to complete the challenge fairly easily but over the past few years I've barely managed to finish 50 books. I'd aspire to do better, but I've embraced my subpar performance and set my reading goal for 50 books instead of 75. Hurray!

Currently Reading: Arctic Rising
Currently Playing (PS4): LEGO Jurassic World

Books read: 9
Pages read: 2,833

1. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
2. Rage Therapy by Daniel Kalla
3. The Fall of the House of Cabal by Jonathan L. Howard

4. The Firebug of Balrog County by David Oppegaard
5. Prophet of Bones by Ted Kosmatka
6. The Diagnosis by Alan Lightman
7. The Beggar's Opera by John Gay

8. The City in the Lake by Rachel Neumeier
9. Arctic Rising by Tobias S. Buckell


Video Games: 2

1. Watch Dogs 2
2. Lords of the Fallen

Edited: Mar 20, 6:05pm Top

Last year, I spent most of the year reading Great Tales of Horror by H. P. Lovecraft. I normally only read 1 book at a time, and it was the first time I had an ongoing collection of short stories, and I really liked it! So I'm doing it again this year, except this time I'm reading Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales. I don't yet know how I'm going to post about them, most of the stories are under 5 pages and there is something like 200+ of them, so I might do a weekly roundup or something like that. Anyway, I'll be keeping track of my overall progress on this post!

Pages read: 111 out of 682
Stories read: a few out of a bazillion

Pages read by month (and page I ended on to make next month's calculation easier.)
January: 66 (Page: 67)
February: 35 (Page: 102)

Edited: Mar 20, 6:04pm Top

In case you missed it, this is a thing I'm doing now. Feel free to cringe. It's okay.

Mar 20, 6:10pm Top

>2 Ape: I really need to read Lovecraft. I have played enough games set is his Mythos!

Mar 20, 9:43pm Top

Happy new thread!

Mar 21, 5:14am Top

>3 Ape: oh. i thought AFM meant "a fire monster".

Mar 21, 6:47am Top

Happy New Thread, Stephen!

Oh, also, this summer, we'll be in Columbus for something like a week. I feel like this WILL BE the year we have a meet-up! YES! Yes? Yes. Let's do this!!

Mar 21, 7:24am Top

Happy new thread!

>7 scaifea: Ooh, count me in! Hope I am in town that week.

Mar 21, 7:49am Top

>8 foggidawn: WOOT!! It'll be the last week in June...

Mar 21, 9:08am Top

>9 scaifea: I'll be away the last weekend in June, but I'd be up for a meetup during the week.

Mar 21, 10:37am Top

Happy new thread, Ape-man!

Mar 21, 11:15am Top

>10 foggidawn: Excellent!

Mar 21, 11:18am Top

Happy new thread!!

Mar 21, 7:14pm Top

Happy new thread buddy.

Mar 21, 10:58pm Top


Yesterday, 6:38pm Top

How's the Grimm going so far?

Today, 11:26am Top

Happy new thread, Stephen!

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