My Very Own “Book Bucket List” – October 2017

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I’ve knocked the 5th entry off my Book Bucket List:  Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. You can see the review here. In its place, I’ve added Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak to round out the 12 options for the next vote.

As a reminder, the book you chose for me to read in November is ‘A Court of Thorns and Roses’ by Sarah J. Maas (review to be posted by 11/15). Congratulations to everyone who voted for this book.



The polls for the December 2017 read will open in a few weeks.


Below is the link to the on-going Book Bucket List and a background on what it’s all about. My Very Own “Book Bucket List”  —  Click the link to access everything since the beginning of this post series as well as see the 12 books currently on the list.


About Me
I’m Jay, an author who lives in NYC. My debut novel, Watching Glass Shatter, can be purchased on Amazon @  I am writing my second novel, Father Figure, with plans to publish it in early 2018. As part of the process to engage with my fans and followers, I am publishing a weekly status on the progress of this second book. For a description of this book, check out the post where my friends and followers voted for this book as my second novel.

Beyond these two books, I have a number of short stories, poems and other novels in various shapes and forms. I also read A LOT. First the book review goes on Goodreads, and then I send it on over to my WordPress blog at, where you’ll also find TV & Film reviews, Tags, Awards, Age/Genre/Book Reads and Author Spotlights, as well as the revealing and introspective 365 Daily Challenge.

You can also access my social media profiles to get the details on the who/what/when/where and my pictures. Leave a comment and let me know what you think. Vote in the poll and ratings. Thanks for stopping by. Note: All written content is my original creation and copyrighted to me, but the graphics and images were linked from other sites and belong to them. Many thanks to their original creators.


15 thoughts on “My Very Own “Book Bucket List” – October 2017

    Dani☆Touch My Spine Book Reviews☆ said:
    November 6, 2017 at 1:42 PM

    Awesome choices Jay!!!😁

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    deesradreadsandreviews said:
    November 6, 2017 at 3:55 PM

    That looks so cool!

    Liked by 1 person

    mistysbookspace said:
    November 6, 2017 at 4:26 PM

    Can’t wait to vote for December’s book. I haven’t read ACOTAR yet but I have it on my shelf.

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    Beware Of The Reader said:
    November 6, 2017 at 4:38 PM

    Oooh that’s so interesting! We get to choose a book you’ll read? Well I hope you are not a “moody” reader like I am or it could go wrong 😉 But ACOTAR was a fantastic read for me. I still have to read Six of Crow though.

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      James J. Cudney IV responded:
      November 6, 2017 at 5:33 PM

      Nope, not moody! 🙂 I control it by only putting the 12 books I’m open to reading. I take suggestions from folks all the time and add/replace the on-going list. So it’s a fair balance where I am probably ok with the book, but someone else decides it! ACOTAR tonight! 🙂


    theorangutanlibrarian said:
    November 6, 2017 at 8:15 PM

    Very curious to hear your thoughts on Court of Thorns and Roses!

    Liked by 1 person

    Yoly said:
    November 6, 2017 at 9:57 PM

    Love the picture of books

    Liked by 1 person

    kennamckinnon said:
    November 7, 2017 at 12:10 AM

    Jay, this is a full time project, and I envy you the intelligence and personality to carry it through. I seldom read mysteries, but did read a cozy mystery at one time called The Chocolate Chip Murders that was very good. I think they are a unique genre and I’m looking forward to reading and reviewing Watching Glass Shatter. May I also suggest a Western / family saga adventure by John Woods called House of Crows?

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      James J. Cudney IV responded:
      November 7, 2017 at 8:09 AM

      I might have read the chocolate chip one if that was Joanne Fluke. Thank you for sharing. I will take a look at John’s books. He was one of the authors I am planning to read in early 2018.


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