Octovember 2020 Wrap-Up

What even is time? *drinks a shot of orange juice*

2020 Reading Challenge

2020 Reading Challenge
Ruthsic has completed her goal of reading 300 books in 2020!
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Ah-mazing!

Chimes at Midnight by Seanan McGuire The Burning God by R.F. Kuang Full of Briars by Seanan McGuire
Chimes at Midnight The Burning God Full of Briars

Pretty Good!

Olive by Vero Cazot Girl Haven by Lilah Sturges Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 1 by Ryōsuke Takeuchi Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation by 墨香铜臭
Olive Girl Haven Moriarty the Patriot, Vol 1 Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation
A Golden Fury by Samantha Cohoe Blue Period, Vol. 1 by Tsubasa Yamaguchi Mermaid Saga Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 by Rumiko Takahashi A Tropical Fish Yearns for Snow, Vol. 5 by Makoto Hagino
A Golden Fury Blue Period, Vol 1 Mermaid Saga Collector’s Edition, Vol. 1 A Tropical Fish Yearns for Snow, Vol 5
Blue Flag, Vol. 5 by Kaito Spy x Family, Vol. 3 by Tatsuya Endo The Ancient Magus' Bride by Makoto Sanda Jujutsu Kaisen, Vol. 1 by Gege Akutami
Blue Flag, Vol 5 Spy x Family, Vol 3 The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Wizard’s Blue, Vol. 1 Jujutsu Kaisen, Vol 1
The Witch and the Beast, Vol. 1 by Kousuke Satake The Lost Child of Lychford by Paul Cornell All or None by Aurora Lee Thornton Dumb Husky and His White Cat Shizun [二哈和他的白猫师尊] by Meatbun Doesn't Eat Meat
The Witch and the Beast , Vol 1 The Lost Child of Lychford All or None Dumb Husky and His White Cat Shizun
Graceling by Kristin Cashore Fire by Kristin Cashore Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore Last Dance by Hanna Schroy
Graceling Fire Bitterblue Last Dance
Samurai 8 by Masashi Kishimoto Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff Rainbow and Black, Vol. 1 by Eri Takenashi The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Yuka Tachibana
Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru Vol 4 Godsgrave Rainbow and Black Vol 1 The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol 1
I'm in Love with the Villainess (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Inori 女将军和长公主 | Female General and Eldest Princess by 请君莫笑 The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 by Fujiazuki The Raven's Tale by Cat Winters
I’m in Love with the Villainess (Light Novel) Vol 1 Female General and Eldest Princess The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Manga) Vol 1 The Raven’s Tale
Jujutsu Kaisen, Vol. 2 by Gege Akutami Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 25 by Mizuho Kusanagi The Lights Go Out in Lychford by Paul Cornell Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 26 by Mizuho Kusanagi
Jujutsu Kaisen Vol 2 Yona of the Dawn Vol 25 The Lights Go Out in Lychford Yona of the Dawn Vol 26
Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 27 by Mizuho Kusanagi Burning Roses by S.L. Huang Last Stand in Lychford by Paul Cornell Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 28 by Mizuho Kusanagi
Yona of the Dawn Vol 27 Burning Roses The Last Stand in Lychford Yona of the Dawn Vol 28

Try it Out Maybe?

Dracula, Motherf**ker! by Alex de Campi Cutie and the Beast Vol. 1 by Yuhi Azumi The Fourth Island by Sarah Tolmie Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 by Keigo Maki
Dracula, motherf**ker! Cutie and the Beast, Vol 1 The Fourth Island Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie, Vol 1
Samurai 8 by Masashi Kishimoto A Long Day in Lychford by Paul Cornell The Faery Queen's Daughter by Melissa Marr Manly Appetites by Mito
Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru Vol 3 A Long Day in Lychford The Faery Queen’s Daughter Manly Appetites Vol 1

Reread

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
The Scorpio Races

Beat the Backlist

Progress: 86/120 books published before 2020

Jujutsu Kaisen, Vol. 1 The Lost Child of Lychford (Lychford, #2) Graceling Fire Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3) Godsgrave (The Nevernight Chronicle, #2) The Raven's Tale Jujutsu Kaisen, Vol. 2 The Faery Queen's Daughter The Scorpio Races

Status: 34 books to go! how did this happen????


Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge

Progress: 229/250 galleys

Dracula, Motherf**ker! A Golden Fury Blue Period, Vol. 1 The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter (Light Novel) Vol. 1 Jujutsu Kaisen, Vol. 1 The Witch and the Beast, Vol. 1 Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 Last Dance Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru, Vol. 3 Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru, Vol. 4 Rainbow and Black, Vol. 1 The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 The Burning God (The Poppy War, #3) I'm in Love with the Villainess (Light Novel) Vol. 1 The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 25 Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 26 Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 27 Burning Roses Manly Appetites: Minegishi Loves Otsu, Vol. 1 Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 28

Status: 21 books to go! *sweats nervously*


Dystopia Reading Challenge

Progress: 31/16 Dystopia books

Shoplifters Will Be Liquidated

Shoplifters will be Liquidated is in a capitalistic hellscape of a dystopia

Status: complete!


Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

Progress: 23/50 historical fiction books

Dracula, Motherf**ker! A Golden Fury Mermaid Saga Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 The Raven's Tale

Dracula Motherf**cker is set in 1974; A Golden Fury is set in the aftermath of the French revolution, Mermaid Saga is set in different eras from feudal Japan to the 20th century; The Raven’s Tale is set in the early 19th century

Status: 27 books to go *gives up hope*


Retellings Reading Challenge

Progress: 22/25 retellings

Dracula, Motherf**ker! Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 1 The Raven's Tale Burning Roses

Dracula Motherf**cker is a Dracula retelling; Moriarty the Patriot is a Sherlock retelling; The Raven’s Tale is a retelling of Edgar Allen Poe’s teenage years; Burning Roses is a retelling of Red Riding Hood and Houyi the archer.

Status: 3 books to go!


Cloak & Dagger Reading Challenge

Progress: 45/36 books

Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 1 Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation Mermaid Saga Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 Chimes at Midnight (October Daye, #7) Spy x Family, Vol. 3

Status: completed!


Series to Finish Challenge

Progress: 17/24 series (10/12 new + 7/12 old) [656 pt]

Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3) -> Graceling Realm trilogy (well it was the end *until* a new book was added years later)

The Burning God (The Poppy War, #3) -> The Poppy War trilogy

Last Stand in Lychford (Lychford, #5) -> Lychford series

Other series books read throughout the month:

Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 1 2.5 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 1 (208 pg)]

Blue Period, Vol. 1 2.5 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 1 (224 pg)]

Mermaid Saga Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 3 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 1.5 (392 pg)]

Cutie and the Beast Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (180 pg)]

Chimes at Midnight (October Daye, #7) 4 points [1 (book finished) + 3 (357 pg)]

A Tropical Fish Yearns for Snow, Vol. 5 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (168 pg)]

Jujutsu Kaisen, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

Blue Flag, Vol. 5 1.5 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (216 pg)]

The Ancient Magus' Bride: Wizard’s Blue, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (180 pg)]

Spy x Family, Vol. 3 1.5 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (200 pg)]

Her Dark Sins (Paragons of Justice #1) 4 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 2 (275pg)]

The Witch and the Beast, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

The Lost Child of Lychford (Lychford, #2) 2 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (144 pg)]

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (160 pg)]

All or None (Star Stories, #1) 5 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 3 (366 pg)]

Graceling 6 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 4 (471 pg)]

Fire 5 points [1 (book finished) + 4 (461 pg)]

Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3) 7 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 5 (563 pg)]

Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru, Vol. 3 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru, Vol. 4 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

Rainbow and Black, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (180 pg)]

Godsgrave (The Nevernight Chronicle, #2) 5 points [1 (book finished) + 4 (464 pg)]

The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 3 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 1 (180 pg)]

The Burning God (The Poppy War, #3) 8 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (ended series) + 6 (654 pg)]

I'm in Love with the Villainess (Light Novel) Vol. 1 4 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 2 (280 pg)]

The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (180 pg)]

A Long Day in Lychford (Lychford, #3) 2 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (128 pg)]

Jujutsu Kaisen, Vol. 2 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 25 1.5 point [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (200 pg)]

The Lights Go Out in Lychford (Lychford, #4) 2 points [1 (book finished) + 1 (144 pg)]

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 26 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 27 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

Last Stand in Lychford (Lychford, #5) 3 points [1 (book finished)+ 1 (ended series) + 1 (192 pg)]

Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 28 1 point [0.5 (book finished) + 0.5 (192 pg)]

Manly Appetites: Minegishi Loves Otsu, Vol. 1 2 points [0.5 (book finished) + 1 (started series) + 0.5 (136 pg)]

Total points: 95.5

SpaceTime Reading Challenge

spacetime reads

Progress: 36/40 SciFi books

The Fourth Island Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru, Vol. 3 Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru, Vol. 4

The Fourth Island has time travel; Samurai 8 is a futuristic sci-fi fantasy novel set in space

Status: 4 books to go!


New Release Reading Challenge

Progress: 181/200 new releases of 2020

Girl Haven Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 1 A Golden Fury Blue Period, Vol. 1 Cutie and the Beast Vol. 1 The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter (Light Novel) Vol. 1 A Tropical Fish Yearns for Snow, Vol. 5 Spy x Family, Vol. 3 Blue Flag, Vol. 5 The Ancient Magus' Bride: Wizard’s Blue, Vol. 1 Her Dark Sins (Paragons of Justice #1) The Witch and the Beast, Vol. 1 Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 All or None (Star Stories, #1) Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru, Vol. 3 Samurai 8: The Tale of Hachimaru, Vol. 4 Rainbow and Black, Vol. 1 The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 The Burning God (The Poppy War, #3) I'm in Love with the Villainess (Light Novel) Vol. 1 The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 25 Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 26 Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 27 Manly Appetites: Minegishi Loves Otsu, Vol. 1

Status: 19 books to go!


2020 Debut Author Challenge

Progress: 13/24 debuts of 2020

A Golden Fury

Status: 11 books to go….


Audiobook Challenge

Progress: 37/50 audiobooks

Chimes at Midnight (October Daye, #7) The Lost Child of Lychford (Lychford, #2) Godsgrave (The Nevernight Chronicle, #2) The Raven's Tale A Long Day in Lychford (Lychford, #3) The Lights Go Out in Lychford (Lychford, #4) The Faery Queen's Daughter Last Stand in Lychford (Lychford, #5)

Status: 13 books to go!


Year of the Asian

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Progress: 33/51 books by Asian authors

Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter (Light Novel) Vol. 1 Dumb Husky and His White Cat Shizun [二哈和他的白猫师尊] The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 The Burning God (The Poppy War, #3) I'm in Love with the Villainess (Light Novel) Vol. 1 女将军和长公主 | Female General and Eldest Princess Burning Roses

Status: 18 books to go!


ICYMI

Book Blogger Hop: Oct 2-8
Book Blogger Hop: Nov 6-12
Book Blogger Hop: Nov 13-19
Book Blogger Hop: Nov 20-26


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