Niki’s Incomplete Series Tracker

I started compiling titles for this list and quickly became overwhelmed at my number of unfinished series. I knew I had reading ADD, but I didn’t realize my issues were so extensive. I now have a new focus for 2017…

Unfinished Series: 165
Abandoned Series: 46
Total TBR Series: 119

Total Unfinished Books: Approx. 339*
*Not counting abandoned titles

Unfinished Series (Up to Date):

The Aeronaut’s Windlass [1/1] – Jim Butcher
Fool’s Assassin [2/2] – Robin Hobb
Court of Fives [2/2] – Kate Elliott
Cry Wolf [5/5] – Patricia Briggs
Gameboard of the Gods [2/2] – Richelle Mead
Inhuman [1/1] – Kat Falls
A Game of Thrones [5/5] – Martin
The Glittering Court [1/1] – Richelle Mead
Hunter [2/2] – Mercedes Lackey
Leviathan Wakes [5/5] – James S.A. Corey
The Lies of Locke Lamora [3/3] – Scott Lyncy
Moon Called [9/9] – Patricia Briggs
The Name of the Wind [2/2] – Patrick Rothfuss
Perfected [2/2] – Kate Jarvik Birch
The Sweetest Dark [2/2] – Shana Abe
This Gulf of Time and Stars [2/2] – Julie E. Czerneda
Walk on Earth a Stranger [2/2] – Rae Carson
The Way of Kings [2/2] – Brandon Sanderson

Total: 18

Unfinished Series (High Priority):

Alienated [2/3] – Melissa Landers
Blood Engines [5/9] – T. A. Pratt
City of Light [1/2] – Keri Arthur
Dragon’s Blood [1/4] – Jane Yolen
Dragonsong [1/3] – Anne McCaffrey
The Fifth Season [1/2] – N. K. Jemisin
The Fixer [1/2] – Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Gauntlgrym [0/4] – R. A. Salvatore (Drizzt)
The Lascar’s Dagger [2/3] – Glenda Larke
Legion [1.5/2] – Brandon Sanderson
Magic Bites [2/9] – Iliona Andrews
Naamah’s Kiss [0/3] – Jacqueline Carey (Kushiel)
The Naturals [3/4] – Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Nice Dragons Finish Last [2/3] – Rachel Aaron
The Serpent Bride [1/3] – Sara Douglass
Skinwalker [1/11] – Faith Hunter
Storm Front [14/15] – Jim Butcher
The Young Elites [1/3] – Marie Lu

Total: 18

Unfinished Series (Medium Priority):

Beguilement [1/4] – Louis McMaster Bujold
Bitten [2/13] – Kelley Armstrong
Blue Diablo [1/5] – Ann Aguirre
The Book of Jhereg [1/Lots] – Stephen Brust
The Candy Shop War [1/2] – Brandon Mull
Cinder [2/4] – Marissa Meyer
Destiny Kills [1/2] – Keri Arthur
Dragon Champion [4/6] – E.E. Knight
The Elvenbane [1/3] – Andre Norton/Mercedes Lackey
The Eye of the World [1/13] – Robert Jordan
Furies of Calderon [1/6] – Jim Butcher
Glass Houses [4/15] – Rachel Caine
Hounded [3/8] – Kevin Hearne
A Kingdom Besieged [0/3] (Riftwar Saga) – Raymond E. Feist
The Last Dragonlord [2/3] – Joanne Bertin
Magic to the Bone [1/9] – Devon Monk
A Natural History of Dragons [2/4] – Marie Brennan
Pawn [1/3] – Aimee Carter
Poison Study [1/6] – Maria Snyder
Pure [1.5/3] – Julianna Baggott
Rebel Belle [2/3] – Rachel Hawkins
Redwall [13/22] – Brian Jacques
The Runelords [4/9] – David Farland
Skinned [2/3] – Robin Wasserman
The Novels of Tiger and Del, Volume I [6/7] – Jennifer Roberson
Under the Empyrean Sky [1/3] – Chuck Wendig
Under the Never Sky [1/3] – Veronica Rossi
Wicked Lovely [2/5] – Melissa Marr
Written in Red [1/5] – Anne Bishop

Total: 29

Unfinished Series (Low Priority):

Acorna: The Unicorn Girl [1] – Anne McCaffrey
After the End [1/2] – Amy Plum
The Angel Experiment [3/9] – James Patterson
The House of Power [1/3] – Patrick Carman
The Bane [1/3] – Keary Taylor
Bazil Broketail [1/] – Rowley
Beautiful Disaster [2/6] – Jamie McGuirre
Black Sun Rising [1/3] C.S. Friedman
Blood Rights [1/5] – Jamie Painter
Blue Moon [6ish/?] – Lori Handeland
The Cat Who Could Read Backwards [1/Too Many] – Braun
Clockwork Angel [1/3] – Cassandra Clare
The Cloud Roads [1/3] – Martha Wells
Control [1/2] – Lydia Kang
The Darkest Minds [2/3] – Alexandra Bracken
Darkness Unbound [1/7] – Keri Arthur
Daughter of Smoke & Bone [1/3] – Laini Taylor
Disappearing Nightly [1/7] – Laura Resnick
Dragon Bones [1/2] – Patricia Briggs
Ender’s Game [1/5] – Orson Scott Card
Eon: Dragoneye Reborn [1/2]
Eragon [2/4] – Christopher Paolini
The 5th Wave [2/3] – Rick Yancey
Geist [1/3] – Phillipa Ballantine
The Goose Girl [1/4] – Shannon Hale
Grave Mercy [1/3] – Robin LaFevers
Guilty Pleasures [10/25] – Laurell K. Hamilton
Heart of the Dragon [2/3] – Gena Showalter
Hyperion [1/4] – Dan Simmons
I Am Number Four [1/7] – Pittacus Lore
Ill Wind [3/9] – Rachel Caine
Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo [2/5] – Obert Skye
Magyk [1/7] – Angie Sage
Masques [1/4] – Patricia Briggs
Midnight Thief [1/2] – Livia Blackburn
The Misenchanted Sword [1/Lots] – Lawrence Watt-Evans
Once Upon a Winter’s Night [3/4] – Dennis McKiernan
Perfect Ruin [1/3] – Lauren DeStefano
The Planet Thieves [1/2] – Dan Krokos
Salvage [1/2] – Alexandra Duncan
Scarlet [2/3] – A.C. Gaughen
Sea Witch [1/5] – Virginia Kantra
Seraphina [1/2] – Rachel Hartman
Sky Raiders [1/5] – Brandon Mull
The Sword of Shannara [3/Lots] – Terry Brooks
Wild Born [2/7] – Brandon Mull & Co.
The Sword [4/8] – Jean Johnson
Theft of Swords [2/6] – Sullivan
These Broken Stars [1/3] – Kaufman/Spooner
Throne of Glass [3/5] – Sarah Maas
Through Wolf’s Eyes [1/6] – Jane Lindskold
Tinker [2/5] – Wen Spencer
To the King a Daughter [4/5] – Norton/Miller
Zenn Scarlett [1/2] – Christian Schoon

Total: 54

Unfinished Series (Abandoned):

Abandon [1] – one of the worst books I’ve ever read
The Bad Beginning [3] – not my cup of tea
Broken Forest [1] – This one cured me of random ARC requesting
City of Bones [3] It was okay… I’ll never read on
A Court of Thorns and Roses [1] – illogical decision making drives me insane
Dancing with the Devil [1] Keri is now one of my favs, but this earlier work had a lot of issues
The Dargonesti [1] – entertaining, but I’ll never find time to continue
Dark Lover [3] – I tried, but it was too cheesy
Death Sworn [1] – meh
Defy [2] – Okay series, nothing’s compelling me to keep going
The Dragons of Dorcastle [1] – Prime example of telling vs showing.
The Dragon’s Path [1] – Love this author, was bored with this book.
DragonSpell [1] – Allegory… yuck.
The Drowning City [1] – Thin characters and boring
Falling Kingdoms [1] – SO MANY ISSUES. I wrote a long review for this one
False Memory [2] – It got too convoluted for me
Fantasy Lover [1] – Read a bunch I liked better
Gifts [1] – In which I discovered I don’t like circular storytelling
Gilded [1] – The Heroine made too many harebrained decisions
Goddess of the Sea [1] – This was a stupid book
Guardians of the West [1] – these characters were whiny! And nothing happened!
The Gunslinger [1.5] – While I appreciate King’s brilliance, this one wasn’t for me
The 100 [1] – I’ll just watch the TV show
The Ill-Made Mute [1] – boring
Inkheart [1] – an opportunity wasted
The Kagonesti [1] – Too many other things I want to read more
Kiss of Fire [1] – Too cheesy
The Lord of the Rings [1] – what can I say? I love the movies.
The Magician’s Nephew [1] – too religious haha
Marked [8] – I can’t believe I made it to book 8.
The Maze Runner [2] – Got tired of no answers
Mirror X [1] – poor plot construction
The Novice [1] – took too long to get going and thin character development
The Omen Machine [1] – Repetitive, redundant, and the most bad writing habits so far
Push [2] – too much boy angst, not enough action
Red Queen [1] – did not like the 2nd half, too many illogical characters
Shadow and Bone [2] – the heroine made stupid decisions in the first one, the 2nd one bored me
Ship Breaker [1] – it didn’t really end… That pissed me off
The Sight [1] – Waaaaaayyyy too long-winded
Sky Jumpers [1] – cute middle grade book, but I’ll never get around to reading the 2nd one
The Soprano Sorceress [3 or 4] – I got so bored I couldn’t tell you what I actually read
A Spell for Chameleon [1] – was not amused or entertained
Spider’s Bite [1] – this author let me down in her mythos Academy series
The Warrior Heir [1] – I liked this one, but doubt I’ll make time to continue
The Winner’s Curse [2] – the 2nd one had little story and a lot of boy angst
The Wizard Lord [1] – took too long to get going

Total: 46

Some that I abandoned were actually good books, I just know I’ll never get around to continuing them.

I had to add a separate comment for my finished series because I ran out of text in my first one. Here are all the series I’ve completed as of 11/15/16.

Finished Series:

Blood Song [3/3] – Anthony Ryan
The Jewel [3/3] – Amy Ewing
Reboot [2/2] – Amy Tintera
Nightshade [3/3] – Andrea Cremer (first trilogy)
Enclave [3/3] – Ann Agruirre
Dead Witch Walking [13/13] – Kim Harrison
Rhapsody: Child of Blood [9/9] – Elizabeth Haydon
Angelfall [3/3] – Susan Ee
The Selection [5/5] – Kiera Cass
Dark Currents [3/3] – Jacqueline Carey
Fortune’s Pawn [3/3] – Rachel Bach
Steelheart [3/3] – Brandon Sanderson
Red Rising [3/3] – Pierce Brown
The Final Empire [3/3] – Brandon Sanderson
Wizard’s First Rule [12/12] – Terry Goodkind
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone [7/7] – JK Rowling
Perdition [3/3] – Ann Aguirre
Grimspace [6/6] – Ann Aguirre
I Want It That Way [3/3] – Ann Aguirre
Fire & Flood [2/2] – Victoria Scott
Touch of Frost [6/6] – Jennifer Estep
Wither [3/3] – Lauren DeStefano
Pawn of Prophecy [5/5] – David Eddings
Bloodlines [6/6] – Richelle Mead
Vampire Academy [6/6] – Richelle Mead
First Truth [4/4] – Dawn Cook (aka Kim Harrison)
Kushiel’s Dart [3/3] – Jacqueline Carey (Phedre)
Kushiel’s Scion [3/3] – Jacqueline Carey (Imriel)
The Testing [3/3] – Joelle Charbonneau
The Magicians’ Guild [3/3] – Trudi Canavan
Not a Drop to Drink [2/2] – Mindy McGinnis
Partials [3/3] – Dan Wells
The Girl of Fire and Thorns [3/3] – Rae Carson
The Dragon Keeper [4/4] – Robin Hobb
Ship of Magic [3/3] – Robin Hobb
The Legend of Eli Monpress [5/5] – Rachel Aaron
Twilight [4/4] – Stephenie Meyer
Legend [3/3] – Marie Lu
Divergent [3/3] – Veronica Roth
Fablehaven [5/5] – Brandon Mull
Magician: Apprentice [6/6] – Raymond E. Feist (Riftwar)
Daughter of the Empire [3/3] – Feist/Wurts
Shadow of a Dark Queen [4/4] – Raymond E. Feist (Serpentwar)
Krondor: The Betrayal [3/3] – Raymond E. Feist (Krondor)
Talon of the Silver Hawk [3/3] – Raymond E. Feist (Conclave of Shadows)
Rides a Dread Legion [2/2] – Raymond E. Feist (Demonwar)
Flight of the Nighthawks [3/3] – Raymond E. Feist (Darkwar)
Hex Hall [4/4] – Rachel Hawkins
Firelight [3/3] – Sophie Jordan
Storm Born [4/4] – Richelle Mead
Wild Magic [4/4] – Tamora Pierce
The Field Guide [5/5] – Holly Black
The Thief’s Gamble [5/5] – Juliet E. McKenna
Dealing with Dragons [4/4] – Patricia Wrede
The Invasion [60/60] – K.A. Applegate
Beholder’s Eye [3/3] – Julie E. Czerneda
Survival [3/3] – Julie E. Czerneda
A Thousand Words for Stranger [3/3] – Julie E. Czerneda
Reap the Wild Wind [3/3] – Julie E. Czerneda
The Heart of Myrial [3/3] – Maggie Furey
The Black Gryphon [3/3] – Mercedes Lackey
Dragon Wing [7/7] – Weis/Hickman
Medalon [3/3] – Jennifer Fallon
Joust [4/4] – Mercedes Lackey
Dragon Prince [3/3] – Melanie Rawn
Stronghold [3/3] – Melanie Rawn
Succubus Blues [6/6] – Richelle Mead
The Aware [3/3] – Glenda Larke
The Last Stormlord [3/3] – Glenda Larke
The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Vol. 1 [4/4] – Diane Wynne Jones
Uglies [4/4] – Scott Westerfeld
A Shadow in Summer [4/4] – Daniel Abraham
The Merchant of Death [10/10] – DJ MacHale
Forging the Darksword [4/4] – Weis/Hickman
Heart of the Mirage [3/3] – Glenda Larke
The Dragonriders of Pern [3/3] – Anne McCaffrey
Sorcery Rising [3/3] – Jude Fisher
Full Moon Rising [8/8] – Keri Arthur
The Lightning Thief [5/5] – Rick Riordan
Fool’s Errand [3/3] – Robin Hobb
Magic’s Pawn [3/3] – Mercedes Lackey
The Hunger Games [3/3] – Suzanne Collins
The Wayfarer Redemption [6/6] – Sara Douglass
Dragon Weather [3/3] – Lawrence Watt-Evans
The Way of Shadows [3/3] – Brent Weeks
Graceling [3/3] – Kristen Cashore
Stray [6/6] – Rachel Vincent
Assassin’s Apprentice [3/3] – Robin Hobb
Wings [4/4] – Aprilynne Pike
Homeland [3/3] – R.A. Salvatore
The Crystal Shard [3/3] – R.A. Salvatore
The Legacy [4/4] – R.A. Salvatore
The Silent Blade [3/3] – R.A. Salvatore
Servant of the Shard [3/3] – R.A. Salvatore
The Thousand Orcs [3/3] – R.A. Salvatore
The Orc King [3/3] – R.A. Salvatore
Dragons of Autumn Twilight [3/3] – Weis/Hickman
Time of the Twins [3/3] – Weis/Hickman
Dragons of a Fallen Sun [3/3] – Weis/Hickman
The Second Generation [2/2] – Weis/Hickman

Total: 100

Finished Series (Since Compiling This Post):