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2022 Completed Books Thread


commander damage
January (1)
The Poison Squad - Deborah Blum

February (7)
Pizza, a global history - Carol Helstosky
The Diamond Throne - David Eddings
The Ruby Knight - Eddings
The Sapphire Rose - Eddings
Domes of Fire - Eddings
The Shining Ones - Eddings
The Hidden City - Eddings

March (1)
Brothers of the Wind - Tad Williams

April (3)
Dragonbone Chair - Tad Williams
Stone of Farewell - Tad Williams
To Green Angel Tower Part 1 - Tad Williams

May (2)
To Green Angel Tower Part 2 - Tad Williams
The Heart of What Was Lost - Tad Williams

June ()

July (1)

The Witchwood Crown - Tad Williams

August (2)
Empire of Grass - Tad Williams
Into the Narrowdark - Tad Williams

September (3)
Heat - Bill Buford
Dirt - Bill Buford
Mecca the Sacred City - Ziauddin Sardar

October ()


Blitz - Daniel O'Malley
The Rook - O'Malley

December (2)
Stiletto- O'Malley
A Hero Born - Jin Yong

2021 Total: 34
2020 Total: 29
2019 Total: 17
2018 Total: 12
2017 Total: 7
2016 Total: 5 (1 ebook)
2015 Total: 4 (3 ebooks)
2014 Total: 20 (7 ebooks)
2013 Total: 16 (5 ebooks)
2012 Total: 43 (17 ebooks)
2011 Total: 42
2010 Total : 37
2009 Total: 38
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January (13)
The Troop by Nick Cutter
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Iron Empires by Michael Hiltzik
Where the Deer and the Antelope Play, Nick Offerman
Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis
Dark Towers by David Enrich
Congratulations by the Way by George Saunders
The Diamond Throne by David Eddings
A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
The Ruby Knight by David Eddings
The Ghost Map by Stephen Johnson

February (11)
The Art of Cruelty by Maggie Nelson
How to Invent Everything by Ryan North
Untying the Knots by Maureen O'Connell
The News from Spain by Joan Wickersham
Network Effect by Martha Wells
What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Fat by Aubrey Gordon
Native Son by Richard Wright
Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells
Drawing the Line by Carolyn Woods Eisenberg
Four Lost Cities by Annalee Newitz
The Sierra Adventure by Shawn Mills

March (11)
The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty
Sundown Towns by James Loewen
Kleptopia by Tom Burgis
Monsters in the Dark SE by David L. Craddock
This is How you Lose the Time War by Amal El- Mohtar & Max Gladstone
The Kingdom of Copper by S. A. Chokraborty
Stolen Focus by Johann Hari
The Fire is Upon Us by Nicholas Buccola
NPCs by Drew Hayes
The Braindead Megaphone by George Saunders
The Empire of Gold by S. A. Chakraborty

April (16)
The Paradox Hotel by Rob Hart
The Whiteness of Wealth by Dorothy A. Brown
The Man in The Queue by Josephine Tey
All the Rage by David Wolinksy
Remainder by Tom McCarthy
The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamin Labatut
America and Iran by John Ghazvinian
Nightmare Alley by William Lindsay Gresham
How Rights Went Wrong by Jamal Greene
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
The Panda's Thumb by Stephen Jay Gould
The Bright Ages by Matthew Gabriele & David M. Perry
Over the Edge of the World by Laurence Bergreen
How Civil Wars Start by Barbara F. Walters
The Nineties by Chuck Klosterman

May (10)
Crota by Owl Goingback
The Voltage Effect by John A. List
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
City of Bones by Martha Wells
Making Sense of the Troubles by David McKittrick and David McVea
The Dead Hand by David E. Hoffman
The Brethren by Bob Woodward
Fulfillment by Alec MacGillis
Spirits Abroad by Zen Cho
Nettle & Bone by T. Kingfisher

June (15)
The War that Made the Roman Empire by Barry Strauss
No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood
This is Not Propaganda by Peter Pomerantsev
Scoundrel by Sarah Weinman
For Small Creatures Such as We by Sasha Sagan
The Sapphire Rose by David Eddings
Bloodlands by Timothy Snyder
The Right by Matthew Continetti
Tolkien's Ordinary Values by Mark Eddy Smith
The Emperor of all Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Illness as Metaphor by Susan Sontag
AIDS and its Metaphors by Susan Sontag
Scattered All Over the Earth by Yoko Tawada
High on the Hog by Jessica Harris
Foreverland by Heather Havrilesky

July (11)
Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman
Contact by Carl Sagan
The Unseen Body by Jonathan Reisman
Split the Party by Drew Hayes
Going Rogue by Drew Hayes
Run Toward the Danger by Sarah Polley
You Are Not So Smart by David McRaney
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
Disunited Nations by Peter Zeihan
Siege Tactics by Drew Hayes
The Design of Childhood by Alexandra Lange

August (15)
The Dawn of Everything by David Graeber & David Wengrow
The Expectant Father by Armin A. Brott
The Old Fashioned by Robert Simonson
The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd
Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard
Beasts before Us by Elsa Panciroli
The Monster's Bones by David K. Randall
Nobody's Normal by Roy Richard Grinker
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Pandora's Jar by Natalie Haynes
Makers and Takers by Rana Foroohar
Meet Me by the Fountain by Alexandra Lange
Bad City by Paul Pringle
The Five Invitations by Frank Ostaseski
America on Fire by Elizabeth Hinton

September (14)
Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls
Good Economics for Bad Times by Abhijit V. Banerjee
Dead Silence by S. A. Barnes
The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
Nasty, Brutish, and Short by Scott Hershovitz
How Minds Change by David McRaney
Good Poems edited by Garrison Keillor
The Scout Mindest by Julia Galef
Servants of the Damned by David Enrich
Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
Show Your Work by Austin Kleon
Keep Going by Austin Kleon
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe by Steven Novella
Lakota America by Pekka Hamalainen

October (17)
Laziness Does not Exist by Devon Price
The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green
Noble Roots by Drew Hayes
Escape from Rome by Walter Scheidel
Shopcraft as Soulcraft by Matthew B. Crawford
The Skeptics' Guide to the Future by Dr. Steven Novella
After the Ivory Tower Falls by Will Bunch
Back-lash by Susan Faludi
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
Men, Women, and Chainsaws by Carol J. Clover
Surrounded by Idiots by Thomas Erikson
MacBeth: A Dagger of the Mind by Harold Bloom
The Rise and Reign of the Mammals by Steve Brusatte
Healing by Thomas Insel
Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
Hitler in Los Angeles by Steven J. Ross

The Philosophy of Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol
Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue by John McWhorter
Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Sisters of the Forsaken Stars by Lina Rather
The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi
The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
A People's History of Computing in the United States by Joy Lisi Rankin
The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
The Hidden Palace by Helene Wecker
Babel by R. F. Kuang
The Gospel of Wellness by Rina Raphael
A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwabs
King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
The Founding Myth by Andrew. L Seidel
Planet of Slums by Mike Davis
The End of the World is Just the Beginning by Peter Zeihan

December (16)
The Revolt of the Elites by Christopher Lasch
Work, Pray, Code by Carolyn Chen
River of the Gods by Candice Millard
Small Game by Blair Braverman
Endurance by Alfred Lansing
How to Education a Citizen by E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
The Secrets of Happy Families by Bruce Feiler
A Primer for Forgetting by Lewis Hyde
The Bright Book of Life by Harold Bloom
Small Angels by Lauren Owen
There Are Places in the World Where Rules are Less Important than Kindness by Carlo Rovelli
Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli
Slaying the Dragon by Ben Riggs
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
Naked Statues, Fat Gladiators, and War Elephants by Garrett Ryan
The Circle by Dave Eggers

2022 Total: 165
2021 Total: 153
2020 Total: 164
2019 Total: 90
2018 Total: 99
2017 Total: 56
2016 Total: 37
2015 Total: 47
2014 Total: 71
2013 Total: 55
2012 Total: 44
2011 Total: 54
2010 Total: 62
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Gender Explorers ~ Juno Roche
Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics ~ bell hooks





Sabriel ~ Garth Nix*

The Diamond Throne ~ David Eddings*






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Staff member
* - Short stories

January (4)
Anathem - Neal Stephenson
The Killing Machine - Jack Vance
The Katurran Odyssey - David Michael Wieger and Terryl Whitlatch
Travel Light - Naomi Mitchison

February (3)
The Inimitable Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse
Past Master - R. A. Lafferty
Style: Towards Clarity and Grace - Joseph M. Williams
The Lumber-Room - Saki*
The Open Window - Saki*
Srendi Vashtar - Saki*

March (5)
Castle in the Air - Diana Wynne Jones
Troilus and Cressida - William Shakespeare
Style: The Art of Writing Well - F. L. Lucas
Measure for Measure - William Shakespeare
Carry On, Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse

April (1)
Calde of the Long Sun - Gene Wofle
The Chrysanthemums - John Steinbeck *
The Library of Babel - Jorges Luis Borges *
The Garden of Forking Paths - Jorges Luis Borges*
Funes the Memorious- Jorges Luis Borges*
Golden City Far - Gene Wolfe*

May (3)
The Green Pearl - Jack Vance
Lord Foul's Bane - Stephen R. Donaldson
Green Magic - Jack Vance*
Mastermindless - Matthew Hughes*
Rhialto the Marvellous - Jack Vance

June (5)
The Dragon Masters - Jack Vance
Okla Hannali - R. A. Lafferty
Youth - Joseph Conrad*
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
The Last Castle - Jack Vance
The King of the Golden River or the Black Brothers - John Ruskin*
What Stumped the Bluejays - Mark Twain*
Face in the Frost - John Bellairs
The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg - Mark Twain*
The Apple Tree - John Galsworthy*

July (2)
The Seventh Pullet - Saki*
Arabesque: The Mouse - A. E. Coppard*
The Celestial Omnibus - E. M. Forster*
A Little Cloud - James Joyce*
Journalism in Tennessee - Mark Twain*
The Remarkable Rocket - Oscar Wilde*
The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling
The New Dress - Virginia Woolf*
The Palace of Love - Jack Vance
The Rocking-Horse Winner - D. H. Lawrence*
The Perception of Rhythm in Language - Anne Cutler*

August (5)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J.K. Rowling
A Morbid Taste of Bones - Ellis Peters
Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
The Desert Islander - Stella Benson*
The Debt - Edith Wharton*
The Witch - Anton Chekhov*
The Bear - William Faulkner*
Classic Novels: Meeting the Challenge of Great Literature - Arnold Weinstein
Mr. Arcularis - Conrad Aiken*
The Anatomy of Melancholy ("Democritus Junior to the Reader.") - Robert Burton

September (2)
The Three Strangers - Thomas Hardy*
How Much Land Does a Man Need? - Leo Tolstoy*
The Daughters of the Late Colonel - Katherine Mansfield*
The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure, The "Good Parts" Version - William Goldman.
The Circus of Dr. Lao - Charles G. Finney
The Tree is My Hat - Gene Wolfe*

October (1)
Hatchet - Gary Paulson

November (1)
Days of Grass, Days of Straw - R. A. Lafferty*
The Cliff Climbers - R. A. Lafferty*
Golden Gate - R.A. Lafferty*
The Hole on the Corner - R. A. Lafferty*
The Moon Moth - Jack Vance*
Gideon the Ninth - Tamsyn Muir

December (6)
The Husband Stitch - Carmen Maria Machado*
Camels and Dromedaries, Clem - R. A. Lafferty*
Ego is the Enemy - Ryan Holiday
Snuffles - R. A. Lafferty*
Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents - Lindsay C. Gibson
Exodus from the Long Sun - Gene Wolfe
Recovering From Emotionally Immature Parents - Lindsay C. Gibson
Short Fiction - R. A. Lafferty
One Corpse Too Many - Ellis Peters

Total: 38

2009: 17
2011: 30
2012: 28
2013: 27
2014: 40
2015: 27
2016: 32
2017: 33
2018: 31
2019: 34
2020: 26
2021: 38
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Johnny Unusual

Currently reading
Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood: A Visual History
Panic! Vol. 1

Digestate: A Food and Eating Comics Anthology by JT Yost
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I should really start tracking my read books, so:

LoZ - Twilight Princess, Volume 6
LoZ - Twilight Princess, Volume 7
A Hat Full of Sky - Terry Pratchett


Les Miserables - Victor Hugo









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Black - novel
Blue - graphic novel/manga

January (12)

The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan 12/29/21 - 1/5 ****
The Answer Is...Reflections on My Life by Alex Trebek 1/5 - 1/6 ****
Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan 1/8 - 1/12 ****
The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan 1/13 - 1/16 ****
The Autumn Republic by Brian McClellan 1/16 - 1/19 ****
Here We Go Again: My Life in Television by Betty White 1/19 - 1/20 *****
The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan 1/20 - 1/24 *****
In the Hills Above the Gristmill by Kalvin Ellis 1/24 - 1/26 ****
The Maleficent Seven by Cameron Johnston 1/26 - 1/28 *****
Convergence by Jeff King 1/28 - 1/29 ***
Lois and Clark by Dan Jurgens 1/29 *****
The Last Days of Superman by Peter J. Tomasi 1/29 *****

February (14)

The Golden Days by Cao Xueqin 1/30 - 2/4 *****
Superman: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Vol. 1 by Peter J. Tomasi 2/6 ****
The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan 1/30 - 2/9 ****
Action Comics: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition, Vol. 1 by Dan Jurgens 2/12 ****
Action Comics, Volume 3: Men of Steel by Dan Jurgens 2/12 ****
Superman Reborn by Dan Jurgens and Peter J. Tomasi 2/12 ***
The Winter King by Bernard Cornwell 2/9 - 2/14 *****
Enemy of God by Bernard Cornwell 2/14 - 2/17 *****
Excalibur by Bernard Cornwell 2/17 - 2/20 ****
The Ultimate History of Video Games, Vol. 2 by Steven L. Kent 2/21 - 2/25 ****
Gwendy’s Magic Feather by Richard Chizmar 2/25 ****
Chainsaw Man, Volume 1 by Tatsuki Fujimoto 2/25 ***
Tales of the Greatcoats, Volume 1 by Sebastien de Castell 2/25 - 2/26 *****
Gwendy’s Final Task by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar 2/26 - 2/27 ****

March (9)

The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan 2/27 - 3/6 ****
The Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackworth 3/6 - 3/8 ***
Luke Skywalker Can’t Read: And Other Geeky Truths by Ryan Britt 3/12 ****
Bluebird by Ciel Pierlot 3/13 - 3/15 *****
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Dubois by Honoree Fannone Jefffers 3/20 - 3/25 ***
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer 3/25 - 3/27 ***
Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky 3/27 *****
Bowie’s Bookshelf: The Hundred Books That Changed David Bowie’s Life by John O’Connell 3/27 - 3/29 ****
We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix 3/29 - 3/30 ****

April (9)

The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan 3/30 - 4/6 ****
The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi 4/6 - 4/8 ***
Music is History by Questlove 4/8 - 4/10 ****
Black Sun Rising by C.S. Friedman 4/13 - 4/20 ***
Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journal by Karen Falk 4/20 *****
TV (the Book) by Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz 4/20 - 4/23 *****
Homeland by R.A. Salvatore 4/24 - 4/25 ****
Exile by R.A. Salvatore 4/25 - 4/28 ****
Sojourn by R.A. Salvatore 4/28 - 4/30 ****

May (6)

Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan 5/1 - 5/12 ****
Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree 5/12 - 5/14 ****
The Good Wife of Bath by Karen Brooks 5/16 - 5/21 ****
A Declaration of the Rights of the Magicians by H.G. Parry 5/23 - 5/29 ****
Thor, The Complete Collection: Vol. 1 by Jason Aaron 5/29 ****
Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion 5/30 - 5/31 ***

June (6)

A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan 6/1 - 6/8 ****
The Exorcist’s House by Nick Roberts 6/9 - 6/10 ****
Love, Lucy by Lucille Ball 6/10 - 6/12 *****
Dirty Daddy by Bob Saget 6/12 - 6/13 ****
Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland by Gerald Clark 6/14 - 6/17 *****
Cage of Souls by Adrian Tchaikovsky 6/17 - 6/25 ***

July (20)

The Path of Daggers by Robert Jordan 6/25 - 7/1 ****
Winter’s Heart by Robert Jordan 7/1 - 7/7 ****
The Law by Jim Butcher 7/8 ****
Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan 7/8 - 7/13 ***
Irredeemable, Volume 1 by Mark Waid 7/13 - 7/14 *****
Irredeemable, Volume 2 by Mark Waid 7/14 - 7/15 ****
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Collection, Volume 1 by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird 7/15 ****
Die, Vol. 1: Fantasy Heartbreaker by Kieron Gillen 7/15 - 7/16 ****
Die, Vol. 2: Split the Party by Kieron Gillen 7/16 ****
Die, Vol. 3: The Great Game by Kieron Gillen 7/16 ****
Die, Vol. 4: Bleed by Kieron Gillen 7/17 ****
Darth Vader - Dark Lord of the Sith, Vol. 1 by Charles Soule 7/17 *****
Darth Vader - Dark Lord of the Sith, Vol. 2 by Charles Soule 7/17 - 7/18 *****
American Vampire, Vol. 1 by Scott Snyder and Stephen King 7/23 *****
The Last Ronin by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird 7/24 *****
Knife of Dreams by Robert Jordan 7/18 - 7/24 ****
She-Hulk Epic Collection Vol. 3: Breaking the Fourth Wall by John Byrne 7/24 - 7/25 ****
The Gathering Storm by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson 7/25 - 7/30 ****
Guardians of the Galaxy by Abnett and Lanning: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1 by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning 7/30 ****
Guardians of the Galaxy by Abnett and Lanning: The Complete Collection, Vol. 2 by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning 7/30 - 7/31 *****

August (8)

The Sandman, Vol. 11: Endless Nights by Neil Gaiman 8/6 ***
Death: The High Cost of Living by Neil Gaiman 8/7 ****
Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson 7/31 - 8/8 ****
A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson 8/8 - 8/20 ****
The Story of Marvel Studios: The Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by Tara Bennett and Paul Terry 6/5 - 8/25 *****
The Sandman Omnibus, Vol. 1 by Neil Gaiman 8/13 - 8/25 *****
The Sensational She-Hulk: The Return by John Byrne 8/27 *****
Red Sonja: She-Devil with a Sword Omnibus, Vol. 1 by Mike Carey 8/27 - 8/31 ****

September (7)

Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley by Peter Guralnick 8/25 - 9/3 *****
She-Hulk Omnibus by Dan Slott 9/3 - 9/4 *****
Fairy Tale by Stephen King 9/6 - 9/12 ****
Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin 9/13 - 9/15 ****
She-Hulk: The Complete Collection by Peter David 9/17 - 9/18 ****
She-Hulk, Volume 1: Law and Disorder by Charles Soule 9/24 ***
Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley by Peter Guralnick 9/4 - 9/29 ****

October (8)

The Godfather by Mario Puzo 9/30 - 10/3 *****
The Troop by Nick Cutter 10/3 - 10/6 ****
He Who Fights With Monsters, Book One by Shirtaloon 9/22 - 10/13 *****
Curse of the Reaper by Brian McAuley 10/13 - 10/15 *****
Bone by Jeff Smith 10/15 - 10/17 ****
The Good House by Tananarive Due 10/17 - 10/21 ****
Until I Find You by John Irving 10/21 - 10/30 ****
Ring Shout by P. Djeli Clark 10/30 - 10/31 ****

November (9)

Horror Films of the 1980s by John Kenneth Muir 12/5/21 - 11/2 ****
Comic Book History of Comics: Comics for All by Fred Van Lente 11/5 ****
Fosse by Sam Wasson 11/3 - 11/9 *****
Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway by Michael Riedel 11/9 - 11/12 *****
The Godspell Experience by Carol de Giere 11/12 - 11/13 *****
A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston 11/19 - 11/20 *****
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson 11/18 - 11/24 ****
Mr. Playboy: Hugh Hefner and the American Dream by Steven Watts 11/24 - 11/29 ****
The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett 11/29 - 11/30 ****

December (9)

Dogs of War by Adrian Tchaikovsky 12/1 - 12/4 ****
The Measure by Nikki Erlick 12/4 - 12/6 ****
Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli by Mark Seal 12/2 - 12/11 ****
The Border by Robert McCammon 12/11 - 12/16 ****
Siren Queen by Nghi Vo 12/15 - 12/18 ****
Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka 12/16 - 12/20 ***
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 12/14 - 12/22 *****
Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson 12/20 - 12/29 *****
My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Volume 1 by Emil Ferris 12/29 - 12/30 *****

Total: 117
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January (1):
  • Snuff - Terry Pratchett
February (1):
  • Where the Drowned Girls Go - Seanan McGuire
March (3):
  • Knot of Shadows - Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Comfort Me with Apples - Catherynne M. Valente
  • Thud - Terry Pratchett
April (1):
  • Rolling in the Deep - Seanan McGuire
May (2):
  • Duran Duran's Rio - Anne Zaleski
  • Kingdom of Needle and Bone - Seanan McGuire
June (2):
  • Kaiju Preservation Society - John Scalzi
  • The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - Becky Chambers
July (6):
  • Monstrous Regiment - Terry Pratchett
  • Mr. Death - Alix E. Harrow
  • Tangles - Seanan McGuire
  • The Sin of America - Catherynne M. Valente
  • L'Esprit de L'Escalier - Catherynne M. Valente
  • Where Oaken Hearts Do Gather - Sarah Pinsker
August (6):
  • Proof by Induction - Jose Pablo Iriarte
  • Unknown Number - Blue Neustifter
  • Making Money - Terry Pratchett
  • O2 Arena - Oghenechovwe Donald Ekpeki
  • A Psalm for the Wild-Built - Becky Chambers
  • The Past is Red - Catherynne M. Valente
September (1):
  • A Prayer for the Crown-Shy - Becky Chambers
October (1):
  • Home: Habitat, Range, Niche, Territory - Martha Well
November (0):
December (1):
  • Heat 2 - Meg Gardiner and Michael Mann

2022 Total: 25
2021 Total: 31
2020 Total: 37
2019 Total: 40
2018 Total: 56
2017 Total: 51
2016 Total: 42
2015 Total: 44
2013 Total: 36
2012 Total: 37
2011 Total: 40
2010 Total: 35
2009 Total: 34
2008 Total: 10
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Last year was abysmal apart from reading books to my daughter, I think...

Post title explained
"Book" is overused with my entries in this thread. A book often contains one story, sometimes multiple ones. Anthologies, for example. A comic isn't a book, yet I would count it here. Pulp fiction, which I read as well, are not really books, not even novellas.

- Read 6 books
Yeah, that's it.

Normal Book
Short Story
Pulp Fiction (64 pages, cheap)
Comic, Graphic Novel
Tried it, but didn't read it to the end

Now Reading
Mark Anthony & Ellen Porath - Dragonlance - Meetings Sextet Vol. 1 - Kindred Spirits

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Dan Parkinson - Dragonlance - Heroes II Vol. 2 - The Gates of Thorbardin (05.01.2022)

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Michael Williams - Dragonlance - Heroes II Vol. 3 - Galen Beknighted (16.09.2022)

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2022 end total: 2 books...

2 "Normal" Books
0 Short Stories
0 Pulp Books
0 Comic Books
0 Didn't Like it / Didn't Finish

2021 Total: 4 stories
2020 Total: 5 stories
2019 Total: 1 stories
2018 Total: 19 stories
2017 Total: 29 stories
2016 Total: 2 regular + 7 pulp
2015 Total: 5 regular + 20 short stories
2014 Total: 4 regular
2013 Total: 4 regular + 39 pulp
2012 Total: 7 regular + 41 pulp
2011 Total: 8
2010 Total: 26
2009 Total: 9
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I generally use the integrated Goodreads support on my Kindle to track this, but mirroring here worked last year.

January: (10)
Heaven's Queen by Rachel Bach
Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire ♀ Volume 2 by Hayaken
The Gathering Edge by Sharon Lee & Steve Miller
The Snow Chanter by Linda Nagata
So I'm A Spider So What? Vol 13 by Okina Baba
Servant Mage by Kate Elliott
I'm in Love with the Villainess Vol. 1 by Inori
My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! Volume 11 by Satoru Yamaguchi
I'm in Love with the Villainess Vol. 2 by Inori
What Needs Defending (Banner of the Stars, Volume 2) by Hiroyuki Morioka

February: (5)
Neogenesis by Sharon Lee
The Applause of Marielle Clarac by Haruka Momo
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 4 Volume 5 by Miya Kazuki
Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh
Witchmark by C.L. Polk

March: (5)
This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering by Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.
Lord of the Last Heartbeat by May Peterson
The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels by India Holton
Accepting the Lance by Sharon Lee

April: (5)
I'm in Love with the Villainess Vol. 3 by Inori
Trader's Leap by Sharon Lee
Dreams Bigger Than Heartbreak by Charlie Jane Anders
Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 4 Volume 6 by Miya Kazuki

May: (7)
The League of Gentlewoman Witches by India Holton
Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation by Linda A. Hill
Fair Trade by Sharon Lee
The Executioner and Her Way of Life, Vol. 1: Thus, She Is Reborn by Mato Sato
The Executioner and Her Way of Life, Vol. 2: Whiteout by Mato Sato
Seven Devils by Laura Lam
The Executioner and Her Way of Life, Vol. 3: The Cage of Iron Sand by Mato Sato

June: (9)
The Executioner and Her Way of Life, Vol. 4: Crimson Nightmare by Mato Sato
Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza
The Girl from the Sea by Molly Knox Ostertag
The Perfect Crimes of Marian Hayes by Cat Sebastian
Blood of a Thousand Stars by Rhoda Belleza
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 4 Volume 7 by Miya Kazuki
So I'm A Spider So What? Vol 14 by Okina Baba
I'm in Love with the Villainess Vol. 4 by Inori
The Festivities of Marielle Clarac by Haruka Momo

July: (3)
The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady, Vol. 1 by Piero Karasu
An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows
The Long War by Linda Nagata

August: (9)
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Royal Academy Stories by Miya Kazuki
I'm in Love with the Villainness Vol 5 by Inori
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 4 Volume 8 by Miya Kazuk
One of Our Spaceships is Missing by Chris Gerrib
Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire ♀ Volume 3 by Hayaken
The Border Keeper by Kerstin Hall
Stormsong (The Kingston Cycle, #2) by CL Polk
Soulstar (The Kingston Cycle, #3) by CL Polk
The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Yuka Tachibana

September: (6)
The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 2 by Yuka Tachibana
The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 3 by Yuka Tachibana
The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 4 by Yuka Tachibana
Dragon Daddy Diaries: A Girl Grows to Greatness Volume 2 by Ameko Kaeruda
Dragon Daddy Diaries: A Girl Grows to Greatness Volume 3 by Ameko Kaeruda
I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level, Vol. 1 by Kisetsu Morita

October: (7)
Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
The Executioner and Her Way of Life, Vol. 5 by Mato Sato
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 4 Volume 9 by Miya Kazuki
The Golden Enclaves (The Scholomance, #3) by Naomi Novik
Devastation Class by Glenn Zipper and Elaine Mongeon
The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo
Tearmoon Empire: Volume 1 by Nozomu Mochitsuki

November: (3)
Ocean's Echo by Everina Maxwell
The Thousand Eyes by A.K. Larkwood
Tearmoon Empire: Volume 2 by Nozomu Mochitsuki

December: (8)
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 5 Volume 1 by Miya Kazuki
So I'm A Spider So What? Vol 15 by Okina Baba
Tearmoon Empire: Volume 3 by Nozomu Mochitsuki
Iron Widow (Iron Widow, #1) by Xiran Jay Zhao
Days of Storm by Linda Nagata
Banner of the Stars, Vol. 3 by Hiroyuki Morioka
Banner of the Stars, Vol. 4 by Hiroyuki Morioka
Comeuppance Served Cold by Marion Deeds
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Dostoevsky is immortal!
Last year I read 42 books, which is the most I've read in a long while. Not sure I'm trying to beat that this year, but I'm going to try to stick to my perennial resolution of reading (even if it's fluffy fantasy/sci fi) in lieu of doom scrolling.

Total: 41

: (8)
The Plague by Camus
Ghostwater by Wight
Underlord by Wight
Uncrowned by Wight
Wintersteel by Wight
Bloodline by Wight
Reaper by Wight
Tenth of December by Saunders

February: (4)
Catherine the Great: Portait of a Woman by Massie
Stories of Your Life and Others by Chiang
Saga Volumes 1 through 9 by Vaughan and Staples (not sure how to count graphic novels so I'm going to count these as one entry)
Punk 57 - Douglas

March: (2)
Circe - Miller
A Court of Thorns and Roses - Maas

April: (1)
The Books of Jacob - Tokarczuk

May: (5)
A Court of Mist and Fury - Maas
Remarkably Bright Creatures - Van Pelt
A Court of Wings and Ruin - Maas
A Court of Frost and Starlight - Maas
How High We Go in the Dark - Nagamatsu

June: (3)
Death Comes for the Archbishop - Cather
The Candy House - Egan
Sea of Tranquility - Mandel

July: (2)
Children of Earth and Sky - Kay (reread)
A Brightness Long Ago - Kay

August: (4)
A Practical Guide to Conquering the World - Parker
Tell Me How You Really Feel - Safi
All the Seas of the World - Kay
Dreadgod - Wight

September: (2)
Angle of Repose - Stegner
Master and Commander - O'Brien

October: (6)
Bleak House - Dickens
Gideon the Ninth - Muir (reread)
The Twisted Ones - Kingfisher
Home Before Dark - Sager
Lovecraft Country - Ruff
Goblin - Malerman

November: (4)
Harrow the Ninth - Muir (reread)
Nona the Ninth - Muir
Ducks - Beaton
Jade City - Lee

December: (0)
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January: (1)
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

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The metal babble flees!
I have a number of reading goals this year that I am tracking on a spreadsheet, but here I'll keep it simple.

Goodreads annual goal: 20.
As can be seen below, I usually exceed that by a decent, if not impressive amount, but I don't want reading to become a job so that's where I'm keeping it from now on. I've seen folks who just say "fuggit" and put a goal of 1....

My Goodreads is here. I read a lot of manga and review them, and also review novels, audiobooks, et al., so if you're on that site and at all interested, I'd be happy to have TT-er friends. (regardless of what my profile says about "with text" reviews)

January: (4)
Strange Beasts of China by Yan Ge ***
Soulless by Gail Carriger (audio) (reread) ***
The Scum Villain's Self-Saving System v.1 by Mò Xiāng Tóng Xiù ***
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke *****

February: (0)

March: (0)

April: (0)

May: (0)

June: (0)

July: (0)

August: (0)

September: (0)

October: (0)

November: (0)

December: (0)

Grand total: 3
Manga, short fiction, etc.: 9

2021: 35
2020: 21
2019: 36
2018: 34
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1/21 - Dune Messiah - Frank Herbert
1/29 - Going There - Katie Couric
2/12 - The Talented Mr. Ripley - Patricia Highsmith
2/20 - Children of Dune - Frank Herbert

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"This is not my beautiful forum!" - David Byrne
(Hi Guy)
I have no reading goals other than remembering that my e-reader exists and I should use it.

- Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? by Caitlin Doughty
- Unf*ck Your Anxiety: Using Science to Rewire Your Anxious Brain by Dr. Faith G. Harper
- Broken (in the Best Possible Way) by Jenny Lawson
- Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosch

- Parasyte Volumes 1-8 by Hitoshi Iwaaki
- Tokyo Ueno Station by Miri Yū
- Komi Can't Communicate Volumes 6-9 by Tomohito Oda










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My Goodreads is here. I'm in the TT book club, a classics book club and a book club at work so main goal is keeping up with all of those.

January (11)
The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina
Upper Left Cities
Stardew Valley Guidebook (ehhh this probably shouldn't count but I'm being lazy)
Kiki's Delivery Service
Dancing at the Edge of the World
One Hundred Years of Solitude (reread)
Himawari House
The Best of Gene Wolfe
Before the Coffee Gets Cold: Tales from the Cafe
Every Living Thing (reread)
Murakami T

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2021 Total: 98
2020 Total: 99 (this is the first year I started including graphic novels so that's the reason for the jump)
2019 Total: 64
2018 Total: 54
2017 Total: 58
2016 Total: 40
2015 Total: 37
2014 Total: 20
2013 Total: 16
2012 Total: 20
2011 Total: 16
2010 Total: 19 (being completely done with grad school, job hunting and moving stuff freed up a bunch of time for reading)
2009 Total: 13
2008 Total: 7
2007 Total: 9
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