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PROGRESS UPDATE
A goal of wendy on their 101 Things in 1001 Days list with a status of In Progress.
 
 
 
 
 
So far this year I've only bought two books! The Wandering Earth by Cixin Liu and Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi. However, I've also only finished 6 books (another two are on the go!)...I did however have a sizeable clear out of books so there's definitely been a net reduction in books.

Sorcerer To The Crown - Zen Cho
Invisible Planets: 13 Visions of the Future from China - ed. Ken Liu
Swedish Crime Fiction: Novel, Film, Television - Steven Peacock
A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers
Chicks Dig Timelords Ed. Tara O' Shea & Lynne M. Thomas
This is Your Brain on Music - Daniel Levitin

So 39 books bought (one acquired), and 45 read. We are definitely on track to complete this challenge!
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Other notes for this Goal:
I completely forgot I bought some books in the first week of January (well, I remembered I bought them, just not when, I thought they were already in the previous year's total) So + 3 from then, +2 Captain Marvel comics and +2 books from my birthday (Three Moments of an Explosion by China Mièville and Zone One by Coulson Whitehead) however I also read

Film Fables - Jacques Rancière
Ernest Bevin: Unskilled Labourer and World Statesman - Mark Stephens

So that's + 2 in the other direction.

So with 46 books bought (one acquired) and 47 books read, I'm still on course!
I've managed to only buy two books since I last did this - Revenant Gun & Chicks Dig Timelords

On the other hand I read 11 books:
Death - Neil Gaiman
Lifting the Veil - Ismat Chughtai
Ms Marvel: Crushed - G. Willow Wilson/Elmo Bondoc/Takeshi Miyazawa
Ms Marvel: Last Days - G. Willow Wilson/Adrian Alphona
Ms Marvel: Super Famous - G. Willow Wilson/Adrian Alphona/Takeshi Miyazawa/Nico Leon
Revenant Gun - Yoon Ha Lee
Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers - Kate E. Taylor-Jones
Dates: An Anthology of Queer Historical Fiction Stories - ed. Zora Gilbert and Cat Parra
The Makers of Scotland: Picts, Romans, Gaels & Vikings - Tim Clarkson
People of the Light and Dark - ed. Maja van Steensel
Kokoro - Keith Yatsuhashi

So 37 books bought (and one acquired), and 39 read. For the first time in this challenge I've actually read more than I've bought!
1/6/18 - So I'm really behind on doing this. So in January I bought four academic tomes - I also picked up A Suitable Boy from a bookswap shelf), in March I bought 2 books (The Collected Death stories from Sandman & Rising Sun, Divided Land), in April I bought 2 books (The Martian & Arrival and Other Stories) and on Tuesday I bought another two (Of Women & Lifting the Veil). A total of 11 in but I read the same number
(Sandman: Overture - Neil Gaiman/J.H. Williams III/Dave Stewart
The Grace of Kings - Ken Liu
Raven Strategm - Yoon Ha Lee
The Three Body Problem - Cixin Liu
Naked Lens: Beat Cinema - Jack Sargeant et al
Arrival/Stories of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang
Ms Marvel: Generation Why - G. Willow Wilson/Adrian Alphona/Jacob Wyatt
The Martian - Andy Weir
Sleeping Giants - Sylvian Neuvel
The Girl of Ink and Stars - Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Of Women in the 21st Century - Shami Chakrabarti)

Total 35 books bought (and one acquired), 28 read. (Another 7 books & 4 comics tpbs donated, and another 3 added to the pile for donation since.)
1/1/18 - Bought 4 books in the sale (Raven Stratagem, Sleeping Giants, Swing Tim & The Girl of Ink and Stars) only 1 read since last update (Ninefox Gambit) though.

Total 25 books bought, 17 read. (16 donated though so...)
28/10 - Recently bought some more comics/graphic novels, 5 in total. Since last time I've read 5 books from my shelf. (Binti, This Census Taker, A Silence You Can Carry, An t-Eilean Dubh & From the Lines of Dissent.)

Total 21 books bought, 16 read.
25/8 - Recently bought another 4 books (Ninefox Gambit, Binti, This Census Taker and Kokoro) and read 3 books since last posting (Snuff, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street and Queer Gothic) - I'm half-way through Sorceror to the Crown so can't count it yet.

So far 16 books bought, 11 read.
16/6 - Last month I bought another 3 books (Snuff, The Three Body Problem & The Dark Forest) and since last posting I have read 5 books (The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, The Crow Road, The Book of the Phoenix & Easy Riders, Raging Bulls).

So far, 12 books bought, 8 read.
13/2 - Another 5 books have been bought since then (The long way to a small angry planet, The Fifth Season, The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace & Babbage, A Silence You Can Carry & From the Lines of Dissent). 3 book from the shelf read (Neuromancer, Odd Thomas, The Philosophy of Punk).
9/1 - 4 new books bought (Grief is the Thing With Feathers, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, Sorceror to the Crown & The Book of the Phoenix), half-way through first book from my shelf (Neuromancer).