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Wrapping January 2018


I had a pretty productive month, reading-wise. I now have a backlog of review materials.

  • Books Finished: 6
    • Highlights: Countdown City by Ben H. Winters, reread of The Turk by Tom Standage
  • Books DNFed: 2
  • Short Stories Read: 19
    • Highlights: “The Bell Tower” by Herman Melville, reread of “The Sandman” by ETA Hoffmann
  • Challenge Updates:
    • FrankenSlam! – Read The Sorrows of Young Werther.
    • 2018 Nonfiction Reading Challenge: Here Is Real Magic by Nate Staniforth, at 33% nonfiction.
    • 2018 TBR Challenge – Read Countdown City by Ben H. Winters.
    • Wild West Reading Challenge – Didn’t have a book planned for this challenge for January. I did end up reading The Huge Hunter; Or, The Steam Man of the Prairies by Edward Sylvester Ellis and DNFed a title I had on my initial list.
    • Shelf Maintenance – I purchased no books in the month of January.


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