Unfinished series and ones I won’t finish 2020

Well hi! Today is a combination of two posts I try to do every year. Mostly for my own sanity, this year I’m combining them into one: My unfinished series and ones I’ll be discontinuing. We’ll start with the ones I won’t be continuing, then go onto the ones I will be.

Series from last year’s post that I’ve decided to discontinue:

Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)Walk on Earth a Stranger  (The Gold Seer Trilogy, #1)Locke & Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to LovecraftY: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned
Illuminae by Amie KaufmanCrazy Rich Asians by Kevin KwanBitch Planet, Vol. 1 by Kelly Sue DeConnickSnow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes, #1)
Naoki Urasawa's Monster, Volume 1 by Naoki UrasawaAngels & Demons (Robert Langdon, #1)

So, the only one above that I might continue at some point is Snow Like Ashes, because I do own the first one. I have read the second, but I don’t own it. Aaaand if I were to ever read the third, I’d have to reread the first two. Right now I don’t see myself doing that, but hey, it could happen.

Series that I started this year and have decided to discontinue:

Heaven's Devils by William C. DietzHitorijime My Hero, Vol. 1 by Memeko AriiAgain!!, Vol. 1 by Mitsurou KuboLDK Vol. 1 by Ayu Watanabe
I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 1 by Skottie YoungMars, Vol. 1 by Fuyumi SoryoEvery Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuireThat Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Vol. 1 by Fuse
Pestilence by Laura ThalassaThe Maze Runner by James DashnerThe Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

The majority of these I read and wasn’t too impressed with. The only exceptions to this were Again!! and Every Heart a Doorway. Both of them I did like, but I just feel no urge to continue them.

Ongoing series from last year’s post that I do plan on continuing:

And how many of them I’ve read. If I’ve increased the amount that I’ve read from last year, I’ll bold the number.

The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
2/3 read, 3 owned
Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft
1/3 read, 2 owned
Land of the Lustrous, Vol. 1 by Haruko Ichikawa
9/11 read, 0 owned
Fruits Basket Another, Vol. 1 by Natsuki Takaya
2/3 read, 3 owned
My Hero Academia, Vol. 1 by Kohei Horikoshi
2/30 read, 20 owned
Chew, Vol. 1 by John Layman
4/12 read, 4 owned
Descender, Vol. 1 by Jeff Lemire
2/6 read, 2 owned
Priest, Volume 1. Prelude for the Deceased
2/16 read, 6 owned
Rave Master, Vol. 1
3/35 read, 11 owned
Dragon Ball Z, Vol. 1: The World's Greatest Team (Dragon Ball Z, #1)
4/26 read, 4 owned
InuYasha: Turning Back Time (InuYasha, #1)
18/56 read, 26 owned
Trigun Maximum Volume 1: Hero Returns (Trigun Maximum, #1)
4/14 read, 4 owned
Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit, Volume 1 (Ikigami, #1)
3/10 read, 6 owned
Attack on Titan, Volume 1
18/33 read, 18 owned
The Black Prism by Brent Weeks
4/5 read, 4 owned
The Gunslinger by Stephen King
1/7 read, 0 owned
Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1)
1/2 read, 2 owned
Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
2/3 read, 3 owned
The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist, #1)
1/4 read, 3 owned
Perdido Street Station (Bas-Lag, #1)
1/3 read, 2 owned
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
3/5 read, 0 owned
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
2/6 read, 6 owned
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
1/3 read, 3 owned
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
5/8 read, 8 owned
Leviathan Wakes (Expanse #1)
1.5/9 read, 2 owned
Easy (Contours of the Heart, #1)
2/3 read, 2 owned
Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard
4/4 read, 3 owned
Fence, Vol. 3 by C.S. Pacat
3/4 read, 3 owned

New series I started this year and plan on continuing:

And how many of them I’ve read.

Otomen, Vol. 1 by Aya Kanno
12/18 read, 12 owned
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
1/13 read, 1 owned
A Man and His Cat, Vol. 1 by Umi Sakurai
1/2 read, 2 owned
Black Butler, Vol. 1 by Yana Toboso
28/29 read, 28 owned
The Way of the Househusband, Vol. 1 by Kousuke Oono
2/6 read, 4 owned
Takane & Hana, Vol. 1 by Yuki Shiwasu
3/18 read, 4 owned
Confidential Confessions, Volume 1 by Reiko Momochi
1/7 read, 3 owned
Magus of the Library, Vol. 1 by Mitsu Izumi
1/5 read, 3 owned
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
1/2 read, 2 owned
Model, Volume 1 by Lee So-Young
1/7 read, 2 owned
Waiting for Spring, Vol. 1 by Anashin
4/14 read, 7 owned
A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
1/5 read, 2 owned
The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Vol. 1 by Yoshiki Tanaka
2/15 read, 0 owned
Shaman King, Vol. 1 by Hiroyuki Takei
8/28 read, 0 owned
Yarichin Bitch Club, Vol. 1 by Tanaka Ogeretsu
2/3 read, 3 owned
Blue Exorcist, Vol. 1 by Kazue Kato
3/27 read, 0 owned
Given, Vol. 1 by Natsuki Kizu
1/7 read, 3 owned
Kakuriyo by Waco Ioka
3/6 read, 3 owned
Candy Color Paradox, Vol. 1 by Isaku Natsume
2/4 read, 4 owned
Ajin by Gamon Sakurai
1/17 read, 1 owned
Shaman's Crossing by Robin Hobb
2/3 read, 3 owned
Hands Off!, Vol. 1 by Kasane Katsumoto
4/8 read, 8 owned
Graineliers, Vol. 1 by Rihito Takarai
1/3 read, 1 owned
Act-Age, Vol. 1 by Tatsuya Matsuki
2/14 read, 2 owned

Aaaand that’s it. I had no idea I was in the middle of so many series until just now, when I went through and listed them all out.

Man.

I think one of my 2021 read goals is going to be to finish some of these, holy cow. Also, this list does not include series that I ended up finishing this year or series that are unfinished, but I’m currently caught up with. So keep that in mind, too.

Happy Blogmas!

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