Star Wars Republic Commando (Traviss)

Next up: “Hard Contact”, “Triple Zero”, “True Colors”, “Order 66”, and “501st” by Karen Traviss

An unfinished (cancelled) book series set during the Clone Wars era of Star Wars.  The 6th and last book was never published.  Not considered canon.

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The Witcher series (Sapkowski)

Next up: “Blood of Elves”, “Time of Contempt”, “Baptism of Fire”, “The Tower of Swallows”, “The Lady of the Lake”, “Season of Storms”, “The Last Wish”, and “Sword of Destiny” by Andrzej Sapkowski.

The last two books are short story compilations, and SoS is set between a couple of the short stories.

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Did Not Finish 2018 List

I only post full reviews for books that I finish reading, but there are a fair number of books that I start to read and do not finish, for a variety of reasons.  I don’t want to write up full reviews for books I haven’t finished because: 1) I don’t have time for that, and 2) it also seems unfair in a way.  To some extent, how I can justify going off on a book when I haven’t even given it a fair shake?  But on the other hand, there had to have been some reason I didn’t finish it, and isn’t that fact worth something?  Maybe knowing that some people had a hard time getting into a book will spur you to check it out from the library rather than outright buying it, saving you some money (hey, every little bit counts).

So.  Here I am, listing the books that I just couldn’t finish reading in 2018, and why.

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The Elfhome series (Spencer)

Next up: “Tinker”, “Wolf Who Rules”, “Elfhome”, “Wood Sprites”, and “Project Elfhome” by Wen Spencer

Here’s a case of “don’t judge a book by its cover”.  Especially the later books, the cover art is hideously bad and not at all accurate to what’s even in the book.  “Tinker” is the least objectionable one.

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