September 2020 Wrap-Up

Ah the reading slump was getting worse this month, until I dived into webnovels in the last week and suddenly found my zeal for devouring books.

2020 Reading Challenge

2020 Reading Challenge
Ruthsic has
read 281 books toward
her goal of
300 books.
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I read a total of 27 books this month – 6 novels, 2 novellas, 2 web-novels and 17 manga volumes. Here they are:

Ah-mazing!

The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart Early Departures by Justin A. Reynolds Heaven's Design Team 1 by Hebi-Zou
The Monster of Elendhaven The Bone Shard Daughter Early Departures Heaven’s Design Team

Pretty Good!

The Castle School by Alyssa B. Sheinmel Koimonogatari by Tohru Tagura Children of the Whales, Vol. 13 by Abi Umeda The First Sister by Linden A.  Lewis
The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) Koimonogatari, Vol 2 Children of the Whales, Vol 13 The First Sister
Restaurant to Another World, Vol. 1 by Junpei Inuzuka Children of the Whales, Vol. 15 by Abi Umeda Act-Age, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Matsuki Act-Age, Vol. 3 by Tatsuya Matsuki
Restaurant to Another World, Vol 1 Children of the Whales, Vol 15 Act-Age, Vol 2 Act-Age, Vol 3
Snow White with the Red Hair, Vol. 9 by Sorata Akiduki Ash & Thorn by Mariah McCourt Our Teachers are Dating! Vol. 1 by Pikachi Ohi Across the Green Grass Fields by Seanan McGuire
Snow White with the Red Hair, Vol 9 Ash & Thorn, Vol 1 Our Teachers are Dating, Vol 1 Across the Green Grass Fields
天官赐福 [Tiān Guān Cì Fú] by Mò Xiāng Tóngxiù Kaguya-sama by Aka Akasaka I Want to Eat Your Pancreas by Yoru Sumino  
Heaven Official’s Blessings Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Vol 17 I Want to Eat Your Pancreas  

Try it Out Maybe?

Bang Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage, Vol. 1 by Dr. Pepperco I’m a Gay Wizard by V.S. Santoni Cube Arts Vol. 1 by Tomomi Usui The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass by Adan Jerreat-Poole
Bang Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage, Vol. 1 I’m a Gay Wizard Cube Arts, Vol 1 The Girl of Hawthorn & Glass
Children of the Whales, Vol. 14 by Abi Umeda Sayonara, Football 1 by Naoshi Arakawa Maison Ikkoku Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 by Rumiko Takahashi The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System by 墨香铜臭
Children of the Whales, Vol 14 Sayonara Football, Vol 1 Maison Ikkoku, Vol 1 Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System

Beat the Backlist

Progress: 76/120 books published before 2020

The Monster of Elendhaven I’m a Gay Wizard (Gay Wizard, #1) Children of the Whales, Vol. 13 I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

Status: 14 books behind!


Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge

Progress: 208/250 galleys

The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) Bang Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage, Vol. 1 Koimonogatari: Love Stories, Vol. 2 I’m a Gay Wizard (Gay Wizard, #1) The First Sister (The First Sister Trilogy, #1) Cube Arts Vol. 1 Restaurant to Another World, Vol. 1 The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass (The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass, #1) The Bone Shard Daughter (The Drowning Empire, #1) Early Departures Children of the Whales, Vol. 14 Heaven's Design Team 1 Sayonara, Football 1 Children of the Whales, Vol. 15 Act-Age, Vol. 2 Act-Age, Vol. 3 Ash & Thorn: Volume One: Recipe for Disaster Our Teachers are Dating! Vol. 1 Across the Green Grass Fields (Wayward Children, #6) Maison Ikkoku Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 17

Status: ahead!


Dystopia Reading Challenge

Progress: 30/16 Dystopia books

The First Sister (The First Sister Trilogy, #1) Children of the Whales, Vol. 13 Children of the Whales, Vol. 14 Children of the Whales, Vol. 15

The First Sister is a dystopia set in the far future where mankind have colonized several planets; Children of the Whales is a post-apocalyptic dystopic fantasy series

Status: complete!


Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

Progress: 19/50 historical fiction books

Maison Ikkoku Collector's Edition, Vol. 1

Maison Ikkoku is set in the mid-1980s (which is before I was born so for me, it is def historical, lol)

Status: quite behind


Retellings Reading Challenge

Progress: 18/25 retellings

Nothing this month!

Status: ahead!


Cloak & Dagger Reading Challenge

Progress: 40/36 books

The Castle School (for Troubled Girls)

The Castle School (for Troubled Girls) is a mystery.

Status: completed!


Series to Finish Challenge

Progress: 14/24 series (9/12 new + 5/12 old) [560.5 pt]

Act-Age, Vol. 3 (As the series has been cancelled, I will consider it the end)

Other series books read throughout the month:

Koimonogatari: Love Stories, Vol. 2 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1.5 (304 pg)]

Bang Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

I’m a Gay Wizard (Gay Wizard, #1) 5 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 3 (368 pg)]

Children of the Whales, Vol. 13 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (163 pg)]

Cube Arts Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (180 pg)]

Restaurant to Another World, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (144 pg)]

The First Sister (The First Sister Trilogy, #1) 4 points [1 (book finished) + 3 (352 pg)]

The Bone Shard Daughter (The Drowning Empire, #1) 6 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 4 (448 pg)]

The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass (The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass, #1) 5 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 3 (320 pg)]

Children of the Whales, Vol. 14 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (168 pg)]

Sayonara, Football 1 2.5 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 1 (208 pg)]

Heaven's Design Team 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (144 pg)]

Children of the Whales, Vol. 15 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (168 pg)]

Act-Age, Vol. 2 1.5 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (200 pg)]

Act-Age, Vol. 3 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (ended series) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

Ash & Thorn: Volume One: Recipe for Disaster 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (120 pg)]

Our Teachers are Dating! Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (180 pg)]

Across the Green Grass Fields (Wayward Children, #6) 2 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (176 pg)]

Maison Ikkoku Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 3 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 1.5 (344 pg)]

Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 17 1.5 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (208 pg)]

Total points: 49.5

SpaceTime Reading Challenge

spacetime reads

Progress: 33/40 SciFi books

The First Sister (The First Sister Trilogy, #1) Cube Arts Vol. 1 Early Departures

Status: a bit ahead!


New Release Reading Challenge

Progress: 156/200 new releases of 2020

Bang Dream! Girls Band Party! Roselia Stage, Vol. 1 Koimonogatari: Love Stories, Vol. 2 Cube Arts Vol. 1 Restaurant to Another World, Vol. 1 The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass (The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass, #1) Early Departures Children of the Whales, Vol. 14 Heaven's Design Team 1 Sayonara, Football 1 Children of the Whales, Vol. 15 Act-Age, Vol. 2 Act-Age, Vol. 3 Our Teachers are Dating! Vol. 1 Ash & Thorn: Volume One: Recipe for Disaster Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 17

Status: 4 books ahead!


2020 Debut Author Challenge

Progress: 10/24 debuts of 2020

The First Sister (The First Sister Trilogy, #1) The Bone Shard Daughter (The Drowning Empire, #1)

Status: quite behind 😦


Audiobook Challenge

Progress: 29/50 audiobooks

The Monster of Elendhaven

Status: quite behind


Year of the Asian

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Progress: 25/51 books by Asian authors

The Bone Shard Daughter (The Drowning Empire, #1) 天官赐福 [Tiān Guān Cì Fú] The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System

Status: quite behind


ICYMI

Book Blogger Hop: Sep 4-10
Book Blogger Hop: Sep 11-17
Book Blogger Hop: Sep 18-24
Book Blogger Hop: Sep 25 – Oct 1


Stacking the Shelves #105
Stacking the Shelves #106


Offloading the TBR #17
Offloading the TBR #18


The ABC Book Challenge | R
The ABC Book Challenge | S


Other News

  • Two book tours coming this month – A Golden Fury and Her Dark Sins!

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