Top Ten Tuesday – Sequels That I Want To Read

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted at the The Broke and the Bookish.  Each week they pick a new topic.

I’ve been reading a lot of series lately.  All of mine have been released already though.  So according to FictFact, these are the sequels I need to read:

  1. Hereafter (Shadowlands #2) by Kate Brian
  2. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (this is actually the first one, but I read them in reverse)
  3. A Clash of Kings (Game of Thrones #2) by George R. R. Martin
  4. Tilt (Triangles #2) by Ellen Hopkins (I didn’t really like Triangles, but still going to finish the series)
  5. Hunger (Gone #2) by Michael Grant
  6. Seize the Night #2 by Dean Koontz
  7. Dance Of Gods (Circle Trilogy #2) by Nora Roberts (probably have to re-read the first one)
  8. Darkness, My Old Friend by Lisa Unger
  9. Girl of Nightmares (Anna, Dressed in Blood #2) by Kendare Blake
  10. Bad Guys (Zach Walker #2) by Linwood Barclay

Hereafter (Shadowlands, #2)Code Name VerityA Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)TiltHunger (Gone, #2)Seize the Night (Moonlight Bay, #2)Dance of the Gods (Circle Trilogy, #2)Darkness, My Old Friend (The Hollows, #2)Girl of Nightmares (Anna, #2)

Bad Guys (Zack Walker, #2)

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Weekly Recap – 09/30/13 to 10/06/13

I Read:

I had more time to read this past week and finished four books.  I read two other books also.  With Game of Thrones I am listening to the audio book and reading the eBook.  I hope to finish it this next week.

  • 9/30 – read/listened to 40 pages of Game of Thrones, read  15 pages of Rose Under Fire, read 120 pages of Book of Spells, and read 90 pages of Doctor Sleep
  • 10/1 – read/listened to 32 pages of Game of Thrones, read 107 pages of Rose Under Fire, and 43 pages of Doctor Sleep
  • 10/2 – read 300 pages of Doctor Sleep and finished last 55 pages of Rose Under Fire
  • 10/3 – read last 98 pages of Doctor Sleep and 78 pages of Save Me
  • 10/4 – read 74 pages of Save Me and read/listened to 88 pages of Game of Thrones
  • 10/5 – read 257 pages of Save Me
  • 10/6 – read/listened 80 pages of Fade Away and fnished last 200 pages of Save Me
  • Total pages for the week = 1740

Rose Under FireSave MeThe Book of Spells (Private #0.5)Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)

Fade Away (Myron Bolitar, #3)A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)

From the Library:

Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison

 

  • I watched this series on Netflix and had to check out the book.  It came this week through the inter-loan system.

NetGalley:

None

WWW Wednesday – 9/25/13

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To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

This is hosted by Should Be Reading.

What are you currently reading?

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)Rose Under Fire

  • Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin – About halfway through.  I like this book so far, but it is still a lot to keep track of.
  • Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein – A little bit farther in this one.  So far, so good.

What did you finish recently?

Deal Breaker / Drop Shot (Myron Bolitar, #1-2)
  • Deal Breaker/Drop Shot (Myron Bolitar #1/2) by Harlan Coben
What do you think you’ll read next?
Until It Hurts to Stop
  • Looking forward to reading this one – Until It Hurts to Stop by Jennifer Hubbard

Top Ten Tuesday – Best Sequels Ever

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted at the The Broke and the Bookish.  Each week they pick a new topic.

  1. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins – loved this book  & I can’t wait for the movie to come out.
  2. Locked Doors by Blake Crouch – love his books, but they are too short
  3. The Last Christmas by Kate Brian – technically this is a prequel, but I liked it somewhat better than the series
  4. Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
  5. Harry Potter- Prisoner of Azkaban
  6. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King – This one I haven’t read yet, but I’m really looking forward to it.

 

I could only think of six this time.
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)Locked Doors (Andrew Z. Thomas/Luther Kite Series - Book 2)Last Christmas (Private #0.6)

Eclipse (Twilight, #3)Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3)Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)

 

 

Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon Wrap Up

Hosted by Tressa’s Wishful Endings.  

I didn’t do as well as I thought I would.  Don’t get me wrong, I like Game of Thrones, but it is not one of those books you can just fly through.  Or at least I am not.  It wasn’t the best pick for a read-a-thon I guess, but I did manage to finish three books during this time and am part of the way through two more.

I finished three books and read, on average, about 70-80 pages a day for me.  That’s pretty low for me, but I have been busier at work the past couple of weeks which is where I was getting more reading done.  I have downloaded some audio books though.  I really enjoyed doing the read-a-thon and hope to enter more of them.

Updates

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Books currently reading: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Today’s finished books: Dark Places
Total finished books: 1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Monday, September 9, 2013

Books currently reading:   12 pages of Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Books currently reading: 12/24 pages of Game of Thrones
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Books currently reading: 40/64 pages of Game of Thrones read
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Books currently reading: 30/94 pages of Game of Thrones read
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Friday, September 13, 2013

Books currently reading: 14/108 pages of Game of Thrones read
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Books currently reading: 28 pages of If There Be Thorns
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Books currently reading: 29/57 pages of If There Be Thorns
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Monday, September 16, 2013

Books currently reading: 113/170 pages of If There Be Thorns
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Books currently reading: 70/240 pages of If There Be Thorns, 31/139 pages of Game of Thrones, 7 pages of Rose Under Fire
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Books currently reading: 132/372 pages of If There Be Thorns, 88/227 pages of Game of Thrones, 7 pages of Rose Under Fire, 7 pages of Deal Breaker
Today’s finished books:  If There Be Thorns
Total finished books:  2
Titles of finished books: Dark Places, If There Be Thorns

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Books currently reading:  48/275 pages of Game of Thrones, 2/9 pages of Rose Under Fire, 60/67 pages of Deal Breaker
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  2
Titles of finished books: Dark Places, If There Be Thorns

Friday, September 20, 2013

Books currently reading:  24/299 pages of Game of Thrones, 68/132 pages of Deal Breaker
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  2
Titles of finished books: Dark Places, If There Be Thorns

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Books currently reading:  57/356 pages of Game of Thrones, 132/264 pages of Deal Breaker, 14/23 pages of Rose Under Fire
Today’s finished books:  Deal Breaker
Total finished books:  3
Titles of finished books: Dark Places, If There Be Thorns, Deal Breaker

WWW Wednesday – 9/18/13

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To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

This is hosted by Should Be Reading.

What are you currently reading?

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)If There Be Thorns / Seeds of Yesterday (Dollanganger, #3-4)Rose Under Fire

  • Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin – Even though I read for awhile I’m still not getting very far in this one.  It is good though.  It had to go back to the library so I’m waiting on the next copy to check it out again.  Listening to the library’s audiobook in the meantime at work.
  • If There Be Thorns/Seeds of Yesterday by V. C. Andrews
  • Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein – Just getting started on this one.  I don’t usually read more than one book at a time, but this one is on my kindle.

What did you finish recently?

Dark Places
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn – rated 4 stars

What do you think you’ll read next?

I’m not for sure yet since I’m reading so many at once.

Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon Update 9/18/13

If you are interested in joining click here – Tressa’s Wishful Endings.  

My Goals:

  1. To read 200-300 pages or a book every 2 days.
  2. I’m hoping to have 6-7 books done by the end of the read-a-thon.

My list of books I’m hoping to read:

  • Dark Places
  • Game of Thrones
  • The Host
  • Rose Under Fire
  • If You Could Be Mine
  • The Winner
  • Save Me

Update

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Books currently reading: Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Today’s finished books: Dark Places
Total finished books: 1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Monday, September 9, 2013

Books currently reading:   12 pages of Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Books currently reading: 12/24 pages of Game of Thrones
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Books currently reading: 40/64 pages of Game of Thrones read
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Books currently reading: 30/94 pages of Game of Thrones read
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Friday, September 13, 2013

Books currently reading: 14/108 pages of Game of Thrones read
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Saturday, September 15, 2013

Books currently reading: 28 pages of If There Be Thorns
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Sunday, September 14, 2013

Books currently reading: 29/57 pages of If There Be Thorns
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Monday, September 15, 2013

Books currently reading: 113/170 pages of If There Be Thorns
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places

Tuesday, September 16, 2013

Books currently reading: 70/240 pages of If There Be Thorns, 31/139 pages of Game of Thrones, 7 pages of Rose Under Fire
Today’s finished books:
Total finished books:  1
Titles of finished books: Dark Places