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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #15 on: January 21, 2013, 06:17:28 PM »
I missed out Low Town: The Straight Razor Cure as I was too busy at the time but I will go back to it at some point this year. I haven't picked up The Black Company or Retribution Falls yet but intend to read along.
Same here, Low Town and the Book of the New Sun are both sitting on my shelf, staring accusingly.
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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2013, 09:23:17 PM »
I missed out Low Town: The Straight Razor Cure as I was too busy at the time but I will go back to it at some point this year. I haven't picked up The Black Company or Retribution Falls yet but intend to read along.
Same here, Low Town and the Book of the New Sun are both sitting on my shelf, staring accusingly.

Oooh good point I gave up on Book of the New Sun. I'll revise my score to 23.5/27!
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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #17 on: January 25, 2013, 05:54:44 PM »
I never got around to participating in the club at all :(. But I'm certainly going to have to try and do it with February I think, and then work my way back and catch up on all the unread titles. However, not in the book club, I've read:

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (Mistborn #1)
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie (The First Law #1)
Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch (Peter Grant #1)
Among Thieves by Douglas Hulick (Tales of the Kin #1)
The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi (The Quantum Thief #1)
Alchemist of Souls by Anne Lyle (Night's Masque #1)
Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig (Miriam Black #1)
The Straight Razor Cure by Daniel Polansky (Low Town #1)
Control Point by Myke Cole (Shadow Ops #1)
Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence (Broken Empire #1)

So 10 in total.

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Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #18 on: February 22, 2013, 01:18:51 PM »
Only joined the forum last month, so haven't done any of the clubs yet, though have Retribution Falls ready & waiting! :)

Away from the club I've read -

*Mistborn ~ The Final Empire

*Name of the Wind

* Assassin's Apprentice

*Nights of Villjamur* - current 'bathtime' read.

* Among Thieves

* Low Town: The Straight Razor Cure

* Guards! Guards!

* Prince of Thorns


I haven't/hadn't heard of a lot of the BC reads until I joined here, so I've got a lot of catching up to do!

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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2013, 05:22:34 PM »
A rather poor eleven. Almost all of the first lot (for the book club) then a well intentioned, if foolish, near-two-year break when starting uni, and now back..
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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #20 on: April 18, 2013, 07:10:55 PM »
A rather poor eleven. Almost all of the first lot (for the book club) then a well intentioned, if foolish, near-two-year break when starting uni, and now back..
Well, welcome back! :) Glad to have you back to give it another go .. and eleven is not 'poor' :)
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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #21 on: May 17, 2013, 09:30:54 PM »
24!

I've not read The Darkness That Comes Before or Spring-Heeled Jack.

I wouldn't lose any sleep over either of those  :)

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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #22 on: May 29, 2013, 08:41:41 PM »
I decided I felt like looking at this again and seeing where I am (and anyone who is interested in checking it out). :)

Updated list of books:

FANTASY

[JAN 2011] Mistborn: The Final Empire,
[FEB 2011] The Name of the Wind,
[MAR 2011] The Blade Itself,
[APR 2011] The Lies of Locke Lamora,
[MAY 2011] FEED,
[JUN 2011] Kraken,
[JUL 2011] Assassin's Apprentice,
[AUG 2011] Tome of the Undergates,
[SEP 2011] Nights of Villjamur,
[OCT 2011] A Shadow in Summer,
[NOV 2011] Rivers of London,
[DEC 2011] Among Thieves
[JAN 2012] Songs Of The Earth,
[FEB 2012] The Darkness That Comes Before,
[MAR 2012] The Quantum Thief,
[APR 2012] Babylon Steel,
[MAY 2012] The Alchemist Of Souls, [JUN 2012] Blackbirds,
[JUL 2012] The Book of the New Sun,
[AUG 2012] Low Town/The Straight Razor Cure,
[SEP 2012] Guards! Guards!,
[OCT 2012] Control Point,
[NOV 2012] Prince of Thorns,
[DEC 2012] The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack
[JAN 2013] Fevre Dream
[FEB 2013] The Black Company
[MAR 2013] Retribution Falls
[APR 2013] Fade to Black
[MAY 2013] The Night Circus

TOTAL COMPLETED: 29

Upcoming:
[June 2013] Foundling by D.M. Cornish
[July 2013] Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin

Science Fiction

 [JUN/JUL 2012] Neuromancer,
[JUL/AUG 2012] Ready Player One,
[AUG/SEP 2012] Leviathan Wakes,
[SEP/OCT 2012] Armor,
[OCT/NOV 2012] Hyperion,
[NOV/DEC 2012] Flowers for Algernon,
[DEC 2012] Ender's Game
[JAN 2013] Altered Carbon
[FEB 2013] Fahrenheit 451
[MAR 2013] Old Man's War
[APR 2013] Foundation
[MAY 2013] Dune

TOTAL COMPLETED: 12
Upcoming:
[SciFi June 2013] Feersum Endjinn
[Horror July 2013] Horns by Joe Hill




So I have read 18 of the 29 completed for Fantasy. I've actually only skipped 1 Fantasy book since I joined/started participating in the book club. (Guards Guards)

For Science fiction I have read 9 of the 12 completed. Plus I have already read Horns earlier this year :)
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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #23 on: May 29, 2013, 08:52:38 PM »

FANTASY

[JAN 2011] Mistborn: The Final Empire,
[FEB 2011] The Name of the Wind,
[MAR 2011] The Blade Itself,
[APR 2011] The Lies of Locke Lamora,
[MAY 2011] FEED,
[JUN 2011] Kraken,
[JUL 2011] Assassin's Apprentice,
[AUG 2011] Tome of the Undergates,
[SEP 2011] Nights of Villjamur,
[OCT 2011] A Shadow in Summer,
[NOV 2011] Rivers of London,
[DEC 2011] Among Thieves
[JAN 2012] Songs Of The Earth,
[FEB 2012] The Darkness That Comes Before,
[MAR 2012] The Quantum Thief,
[APR 2012] Babylon Steel,
[MAY 2012] The Alchemist Of Souls,
[JUN 2012] Blackbirds,
[JUL 2012] The Book of the New Sun,
[AUG 2012] Low Town/The Straight Razor Cure,
[SEP 2012] Guards! Guards!,
[OCT 2012] Control Point,
[NOV 2012] Prince of Thorns,
[DEC 2012] The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack
[JAN 2013] Fevre Dream
[FEB 2013] The Black Company
[MAR 2013] Retribution Falls
[APR 2013] Fade to Black
[MAY 2013] The Night Circus

TOTAL COMPLETED: 20

Upcoming:
[June 2013] Foundling by D.M. Cornish
[July 2013] Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin

Science Fiction

[JUN/JUL 2012] Neuromancer,
[JUL/AUG 2012] Ready Player One,
[AUG/SEP 2012] Leviathan Wakes,
[SEP/OCT 2012] Armor,
[OCT/NOV 2012] Hyperion,
[NOV/DEC 2012] Flowers for Algernon,
[DEC 2012] Ender's Game
[JAN 2013] Altered Carbon
[FEB 2013] Fahrenheit 451
[MAR 2013] Old Man's War
[APR 2013] Foundation
[MAY 2013] Dune

TOTAL COMPLETED: 8
Upcoming:
[SciFi June 2013] Feersum Endjinn
[Horror July 2013] Horns by Joe Hill

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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2013, 08:11:50 PM »

FANTASY

Yes [JAN 2011] Mistborn: The Final Empire,
Yes [FEB 2011] The Name of the Wind,
Yes [MAR 2011] The Blade Itself,
Yes [APR 2011] The Lies of Locke Lamora,
Yes [MAY 2011] FEED,
Yes [JUN 2011] Kraken,
Yes [JUL 2011] Assassin's Apprentice,
Yes [AUG 2011] Tome of the Undergates,
Yes [SEP 2011] Nights of Villjamur,
Yes [OCT 2011] A Shadow in Summer,
Yes [NOV 2011] Rivers of London,
Yes [DEC 2011] Among Thieves
Yes [JAN 2012] Songs Of The Earth,
Yes [FEB 2012] The Darkness That Comes Before,
Yes [MAR 2012] The Quantum Thief,
Yes [APR 2012] Babylon Steel,
Yes [MAY 2012] The Alchemist Of Souls,
Yes [JUN 2012] Blackbirds,
DNF [JUL 2012] The Book of the New Sun,
Yes [AUG 2012] Low Town/The Straight Razor Cure,
Yes [SEP 2012] Guards! Guards!,
Yes [OCT 2012] Control Point,
Yes [NOV 2012] Prince of Thorns,
Yes [DEC 2012] The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack
Yes [JAN 2013] Fevre Dream
Yes [FEB 2013] The Black Company
Yes [MAR 2013] Retribution Falls
Yes [APR 2013] Fade to Black
Yes [MAY 2013] The Night Circus

So 28 read, 1 DNF

Upcoming:
Ready to go! [June 2013] Foundling by D.M. Cornish
Ready to go! [July 2013] Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin

I haven't read any of the Sci Fi books except Dune and that was over 20 years ago!

(Edited as I've finished Straight Razor Cure now)
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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #25 on: June 10, 2013, 02:33:23 PM »
I've read a rather appalling 6 of the Fantasy book club books, and have only just managed to read my first one in line with the actual book  club read (The Night Circus).

There's a whole bunch of them I've been meaning to read ( and SHH don't tell Elfy  ;) ) but I may have to start being organised and disciplined and start at the bottom of the TBR mountain rather than the newest shiniest thing.  I may just catch up with some of them in the next year or so if I do that!
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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #26 on: June 11, 2013, 04:17:33 AM »
I've read 20 of them. Admittedly I had read a number of them before they became book club reads. I think dbaskls has the record with 27.
I will expand your TBR pile.

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Re: Who has read the most book club books?
« Reply #27 on: June 11, 2013, 06:50:43 PM »
My list is rather embarrassing too. Taking all of the book club reads I have ever read at all at any time, here's the breakdown:

[JAN 2011] Mistborn: The Final Empire
[MAY 2011] FEED DNF
[JUL 2011] Assassin's Apprentice
[SEP 2011] Nights of Villjamur DNF
[MAY 2012] The Alchemist Of Souls DNF
[FEB 2013] The Black Company DNF
[MAR 2013] Retribution Falls DNF


SF/Horror
[DEC 2012] Ender's Game
[JAN 2013] Altered Carbon DNF
[FEB 2013] Fahrenheit 451
[MAY 2013] Dune

The really odd thing is that I did finish a bunch of the runners up book club reads for the last few months. Go figure.

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