My Little Pocketbooks: New Reading Challenge: Sequel Spring   

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

New Reading Challenge: Sequel Spring

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Yes, I have joined yet another reading challenge.  This one is short and will last for the Spring only.  As you may have read last year, I have started reading too many books in a series and I honestly need to finish at least some of them before I start another series.  That was last year and since that time I posted "My Incomplete Series List" the revelation with the un-Godly amount of books to be read I have added a few more, so this reading challenge is coming right on time for me.

Here are the rules
  • This challenge will run from the beginning to the end of spring: March 20th to June 20th 2014.
  • The goal is to read as many sequels as possible.
  • A “sequel” is any book that is part of a series, apart from the first one. So prequels and midquels would also count. Anything goes, the only restriction is no standalone novels and no first books in a series.
  • If we start a new series during the challenge period, the second (and third, and fourth…) book in that series will count for Sequel Spring.
So now that you have seen the rules here is my goal list.  
I have done a few things to it to help you understand my pain plan.  This list is of all the series I have started and not completed (yet).  
I have crossed out books that have turned me completely off from wanting to read more.  
I have Highlighted in Yellow the books I have read.  
All the Blue book titles are the ones I will try and complete for this challenge.  And Green will be for the books completed for the challenge
My goal will be to complete at least 4 series with a total of 7 books.  The others are just in case I finish the 4 series and have some time to keep going.  I doubt it but a girl can "Hope". 

1.  All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness
A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (Read)
Shadow of Night: A Novel (Need to read)
2.  Fifty Shades Trilogy by E.L. James
Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One (Read)
Fifty Shades Darker: Book Two (Need to Read)
Fifty Shades Freed: Book Three (Need to Read)
3.  Daughter of Smoke and Bone Series by Laini Taylor-Completed
Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Read)
Days of Blood & Starlight
Gods and Monsters  
Night of Cake and Puppets
4.  Sugar by Bernice McFadden - Completed
Sugar (Read)
This Bitter Earth 
5.  Lost Texas Hearts Series by Christina Dodd
Just the Way You Are (Book 1) (Need to Read)
Almost Like Being in Love (Book 2) (Read)
Close To You (Book 3) (Need to Read)
6.  Elm Creek Quilts Novels by Jennifer Chiaverini
Cross Country Quilters (Read before blogging)
Red Robin (Read before blogging I think)
The Quilter's Apprentice (Need to Read)
The Runaway Quilt (Read before blogging)
The Quilter's Legacy (Read before blogging)
The Master Quilter (Need to Read)
The Sugar Camp Quilt (Need to Read)
The Christmas Quilt (Need to Read)
Circle of Quilters (Need to Read)
The Quilter's Homecoming (Need to Read)
The New Year’s Quilt (Need to Read)
The Winding Ways Quilt (Need to Read)
The Quilter’s Kitchen (Need to Read)
The Lost Quilter (Need to Read)
A Quilter’s Holiday (Need to Read)
The Aloha Quilt (Need to Read)
The Union Quilters (Read before blogging)
The Wedding Quilt (Read before blogging)
The Giving Quilt (Need to Read)
7.  The Bartimaeus Trilogy by Jonathan Stroud
The Amulet of Samarkand (Read)
The Golem's Eye (Book 2)
Ptolemy's Gate (Book 3) (Need to Read)
Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon (Need to Read)
8.  Choas Walking Series by Patrick Ness
New World (Book #0.5) (Read)
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Book #1) (Need to Read)
The Ask and the Answer: Chaos Walking (Book #2) (Need to Read)
Monsters of Men: Chaos Walking (Book #3) (Need to Read)
9.  Angelology Series by Danielle Trussoni
Angelology (Read)
Angelopolis (Need to Read)
  10.  Parasol Protectorate Series by Gail Carriger
Soulless (Read)
Changeless (Need to Read)
Blameless (Need to Read)
Heartless (Need to Read)
Timeless (Need to Read)
11. The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place Series by Maryrose Wood - Completed
The Mysterious Howling (Read)
The Hidden Gallery
The Unseen Guest
The Interrupted Tale
12.  Reverend Curtis Black Series by Kimberla Lawson Roby
Casting the First Stone (Need to Read)
Too Much of a Good Thing (Need to Read)
The Best Keep Secret (Need to Read)
Love and Lies (Need to Read)
Sin No More (Need to Read)
The Best of Everything (Need to Read)
Be Careful What You Pray For (Read)
Love, Honor and Betray (Need to Read)
The Reverend's Wife (Need to Read)
A House Divided (Read) 
13.  The Wolf Gift Chronicles by Anne Rice -Completed
The Wolf Gift (Read)
The Wolves of Midwinter: The Wolf Gift Chronicles
14.  Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake -Completed
Anna Dressed In Blood (Read)
Girl of Nightmares  

 15.  The Returned by Jason Mott -Completed
The First (Read)
The Sparrow (Read)
The Choice (Read)
The Returned
16.  The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater -
Completed
The Raven Boys (Read)
The Dream Thieves 


This is the new additions from the books I read this year.  GREATTT! 
 
  17.  Soul Screamers by

My Soul to Lose (Soul Screamers, #0.5) (Read)



Reaper (Soul Screamers, #3.5) (Need to Read)
A Day in the Afterlife of Tod (Soul Screamers, #4.1) (Need to Read)
If I Die (Soul Screamers, #5) (Need to Read)
Never to Sleep (Soul Screamers, #5.5) (Need to Read)
Before I Wake (Soul Screamers, #6) (Need to Read)
  18.  Divergent by
The Transfer: A Divergent Story (Divergent, #0.1) 
The Initiate: A Divergent Story (Divergent, #0.2) (Need to Read)
The Traitor: A Divergent Story (Divergent 0.4) (Need to Read)
The Son: A Divergent Story (Divergent 0.3) (Need to Read)
Divergent (Read)
Free Four: Tobias Tells the Story (Divergent, #1.5) (Need to Read)
Insurgent (Divergent, #2) (Need to Read)
Allegiant (Divergent, #3) (Need to Read)
19.  Rachel Knight Series by Marcia Clark
Guilt by Association (Rachel Knight #1) (Read)
New Year’s Resolutions (Rachel Knight, #1.5) (Need to Read) 
If I'm Dead (Rachel Knight, #1.6) (Need to Read) 
Guilt by Degrees (Rachel Knight, #2) (Need to Read)
Trouble in Paradise (Rachel Knight, #2.5) (Need to Read) 
Killer Ambition (Rachel Knight, #3) (Need to Read) 
The Competition (Rachel Knight, #4)  (Not published yet) 

Check out the challenge and jump in the boat.  I know I am not the only one with a series incompletous issue.

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