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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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1Ape
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

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

February:
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

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

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Video Games: 2

January:
1. Watch Dogs 2
2. Lords of the Fallen

2Ape
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)

3Ape
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.

4alcottacre
Mar 20, 6:10pm Top

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

5drneutron
Mar 20, 9:43pm Top

Happy new thread!

6Ireadthereforeiam
Mar 21, 5:14am Top

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

7scaifea
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!!

8foggidawn
Mar 21, 7:24am Top

Happy new thread!

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

9scaifea
Mar 21, 7:49am Top

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

10foggidawn
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.

11MickyFine
Mar 21, 10:37am Top

Happy new thread, Ape-man!

12scaifea
Mar 21, 11:15am Top

>10 foggidawn: Excellent!

13Berly
Mar 21, 11:18am Top

Happy new thread!!

14PaulCranswick
Mar 21, 7:14pm Top

Happy new thread buddy.

15Kassilem
Mar 21, 10:58pm Top

Waves*

16leahbird
Yesterday, 6:38pm Top

How's the Grimm going so far?

17mstrust
Today, 11:26am Top

Happy new thread, Stephen!

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