Books

Books Read in 2016

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  1. Dune - Frank Herbert

The 2016 Book Riot Read Harder Challenge

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  1. Read a horror book

  2. Read a nonfiction book about science

  3. Read a collection of essays

  4. Read a book out loud to someone else

  5. Read a middle grade novel
  6. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

  7. Read a biography (not memoir or autobiography)

  8. Read a dystopian or post-apocalyptic novel

  9. Read a book originally published in the decade you were born

  10. Listen to an audiobook that has won an Audie Award

2016 Modern Mrs. Darcy Reading Challenge

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  1. a book published this year


  2. a book you can finish in a day

  3. March: Book One by John Robert Lewis

  4. a book you've been meaning to read

  5. The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

  6. a book recommended by your local librarian or bookseller


  7. a book you should have read in school


  8. a book chosen for you by your spouse, partner, sibling, child, or BFF


  9. a book published before you were born

2016 Authors A-Z Reading Challenge

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  1. A


  2. B

  3. Benison, C. C.;Twelve Drummers Drumming

  4. C

  5. Christie, Agatha; And Then There Were None

  6. D


  7. E


  8. F


  9. G


  10. H


  11. I


  12. J


  13. K


  14. L

  15. Lewis, John Robert; March: Book One

  16. M


  17. N


  18. O


  19. P

2016 Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge

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  1. A

  2. And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie

  3. B


  4. C

  5. Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Wein

  6. D


  7. E


  8. F


  9. G

  10. God With Us - Greg Pennoyer (editor)

  11. H


  12. I


  13. J


  14. K


  15. L


  16. M

  17. March: Book One - John Lewis

  18. N

Top 20 books I read in 2015

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  1. Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
  2. Attachments - Rainbow Rowell
  3. Moab is my Washpot - Stephen Fry
  4. More Fool Me - Stephen Fry
  5. The Martian - Andy Weir
  6. The Fry Chronicles - Stephen Fry
  7. Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell
  8. Signal to Noise - Neil Gaiman & Dave McKean
  9. Somebody else's kids - Torey Hayden
  10. A long way down - Nick Hornby
  11. Flying too high - Kerrie Greenwood
  12. This Star won't go Out - Esther Earl
  13. How I live now - Meg Rosoff
  14. Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
  15. The Hound of Baskervilles - Arthur Conan Doyle
  16. A storm of swords - George R.R.

Favorite literature in rough order

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  1. Gabriel García Márquez. One Hundred Years of Solitude. 1967. As translated by Gregory Rabassa.
  2. Gertrude Stein. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. 1933.
  3. Samuel Beckett. Molloy. 1951.
  4. Jorge Luis Borges. Labyrinths. 1962.
  5. Maryse Condé. I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem. 1986.
  6. Alice Walker. The Color Purple. 1982.
  7. Jiddu Krishnamurti. The Only Revolution. 1970.
  8. Jiddu Krishnamurti. The Network of Thought. 1981.
  9. Milan Kundera. The Unbearable Lightness of Being. 1984.
  10. Beowulf. Sometime between 650 and 1000. As translated by Seamus Heaney.
  11. Mikhail Bulgakov. The Master and Margarita.

Books Read in 2016

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  1. The Cross and the Switchblade - David Wilkerson
  2. Storm Over Warlock - Andre Norton
  3. Plague Ship - Andre Norton
  4. Voodoo Planet - Andre Norton

Books Read in 2016

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  1. January

  2. March: Book One - John Robert Lewis
  3. Twelve Drummers Drumming - C. C. Benison
  4. God With Us - Greg Pennoyer
  5. The Mysterious Benedict Society - Trenton Lee Stewart
  6. And Then There Were None - Agatha Christie
  7. The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse - Alan Bradley
  8. When You Reach Me - Rebecca Stead
  9. Code Name Verity - Elizabeth Wein

Reading Log, 2016

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  1. (01.11) Heap House – Edward Carey