Reading goals 2018

Goal #1 – Random Reads
Read 12 books from this list of 30 titles, drawn randomly from my TBR lists on Goodreads.
Finished 5

Nonfiction:
Britain Begins
Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet
READ Jan The Frozen Thames

Wales and Arthurian:
The Long Walk Home
The Story of the Champions of the Round Table
Flint

Next in Series:
Bertie Plays the Blues (44 Scotland Street #7)
READ Jan Conspirata (Cicero #2)
READ July Virgins (Outlander #0.5)

New Series:
Shards of Honor (Vorkosigan Saga #1)
READ July Publish & Perish (Ben Reese #1)
Death in Bordeaux (Superintendent Lannes #1)

Themes (old and new):
Railsea (Moby Dick)
The Chocolatier’s Wife (Wife titles)
The Drago Tree (Tree titles)
Peregrine (Bird titles)
An Exaltation of Larks (Bird titles)
The Seventh Magpie (Bird titles)

Historical Fiction:
The Golden Horn (11th cent. Vikings)
The Summer Queen (12th cent. France)
Queen By Right (15th cent. England)
The Aviary Gate (16th cent. Constantinople)
Searcher in the Dawn (17th cent. England)
By Honor Bound (18th cent. France)

Other:
Angels and Insects (Victorian)
Stone’s Fall (19th/20th cent.)
The Evening Chorus (WWII)
Freshwater Road (1960s)
Wicked Like a Wildfire (teen fantasy)
READ Jan The Barn: From the Beginning (comic strip collection)

Goal #2 – Daytimer’s Book Club
Read 12
Finished 6

READ Jan: A Man Called Ove
READ Feb: The Language of Flowers
Mar: [book:The Zookeeper’s Wife|32722510] READ 2008 (will reread or substitute an older book club read that I haven’t read)
READ Apr: The Paris Wife
READ May: The Nick Adams Stories
READ Jun: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
Jul: My Brilliant Friend
Aug: The Tiger’s Wife
Sep: When We Were Orphans
Oct: The Handmaid’s Tale
Nov: Defending Jacob
Dec: A Gentleman in Moscow

Older, not yet read:
The Pillars of the Earth
Wolf Hall
READ Apr A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
The Tall Pine Polka

Goal #3 – other (online) book group reads, buddy reads, challenges, etc.
Read 12
Finished 5
READ Mar Corduroy Mansions (Reading Loft Mar 2018) (Alexander McCall Smith challenge)
READ Apr 44 Scotland Street (reread) (Alexander McCall Smith challenge)
READ Apr Espresso Tales (reread) (Alexander McCall Smith challenge)
READ May Plague Land (reread) (Reading Loft Sep 2017)
READ July The Outcasts of Time (Reading Loft May 2018)

Possibilities:
Behind the Scenes at the Museum (Reading Loft Mar 2017)
Earthly Joys (Reading Loft May 2017)
The Summer Queen (Reading Loft Nov 2017)
A Time To Change (Reading Loft Dec 2017)
The Essex Serpent (Reading Loft Jan 2018)
Jerusalem (Chunky Books)
Kristin Lavransdatter
King Hereafter (Open Sea)
The Plum Tree
And Ladies of the Club
The Alice Network (BookiesToo Jan 2018)

Goal #4 – Free Choice
Read 12
Finished 7
READ Jan All’s Faire in Middle School
READ Jan Dictator (Cicero #3)
READ Feb FukuFuku: Kitten Tales 1
READ Feb The Wine of Angels
READ Mar Adulthood is a Myth
READ Mar Big Mushy Happy Lump
READ July Caroline: Little House, Revisited

Would like to read:
Library of Souls
Still Me
The Bear and the Nightingale
The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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