Books

TIME Top 100 Books

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  • The Adventures of Augie March (1953) by Saul Bellow
  • All the King’s Men (1946) by Robert Penn Warren
  • American Pastoral (1997) by Philip Roth
  • An American Tragedy (1925) by Theodore Dreiser
  • Animal Farm (1946) by George Orwell
  • Appointment in Samarra (1934) by John O’Hara
  • Are You There God?

Books Read in 2015

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  1. 22 Indigo Place - Sandra Brown

Finished in 2015

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  • Gloriana - Michael Moorcock
  • Fallen Dragon - Peter F. Hamilton

Books Read in 2015

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  1. Coming Clean: A Memoir by Kimberly Rae Miller (4/5)
  2. Get Rich, Lucky Bitch!: Release Your Money Blocks and Live a First Class Life by Denise Duffield-Thomas (4/5)
  3. The Shopping Addiction: A Cure for Compulsive Shopping and Spending to Free Yourself from Addiction by Jeffrey Powel (3.5/5)
  4. Etsy 101: Sell Your Crafts on Etsy, the DIY Marketplace for Handmade, Vintage and Crafting Supplies by Steve Weber (4.5/5)

Best books (that I've read)

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  • Transcendent Reading Experiences:
  • Barth, John: The Sot-Weed Factor
  • Joyce, James: Ulysses
  • Lem, Stanislaw: Solaris
  • Marquez, Gabriel Garcia: One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • McCarthy, Cormac: Suttree
  • Proust, Marcel: In Search of Lost Time
  • Pynchon, Thomas: Gravity's Rainbow
  • Saramago, Jose: Blindness
  • Shakespeare, William: Hamlet
  • Tolstoy, Leo: War and Peace
  • Whitman, Walt: Leaves of Grass
  • Woolf, Virginia: To the Lighthouse

Banned & Challenged Books

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  1. 1984 - George Orwell
  2. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
  3. A Day No Pigs Would Die - Robert Newton Peck
  4. A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway
  5. A Light in the Attic - Shel Silverstein
  6. A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
  7. A Separate Peace - John Knowles
  8. A Time to Kill - John Grisham
  9. A Wrinkle in Time - Madeleine L’Engle
  10. *Alice (series) - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  11. All the King's Men - Robert Penn Warren
  12. Always Running - Luis Rodriguez
  13. America: A Novel - E.R.

Reading Log, 2015

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  1. (01.15) Our Gods Wear Spandex – Christopher Knowles
  2. (01.17) Stories of Your Life and Others – Ted Chiang
  3. (01.26) The Sixth Extinction – Elizabeth Kolbert
  4. (02.01) The Forever War – Joe Haldeman
  5. (02.12) Rendezvous with Rama – Arthur C. Clarke
  6. (02.14) I'll Give You the Sun – Jandy Nelson
  7. (03.09) A Fire Upon the Deep – Vernor Vinge
  8. (03.13) Gone Too Far – Natalie Richards
  9. (03.14) Midwinterblood – Marcus Sedgwick
  10. (03.22) Eleanor & Park – Rainbow Rowell

Books Read in 2015

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  1. All Clear-Connie Willis (643 pages)
  2. Y: The Last Man, Volume 2: Cycles (comic book)-Brian K. Vaughn, Pia Guerra and Jose Marzan Jr.
  3. Foundation's Edge-Isaac Asimov (450 pages)
  4. Seconds: A Graphic Novel-Bryan Lee O'Malley (323 pages)
  5. Battle Magic-Tamora Pierce (440 pages)
  6. Going Bovine-Libba Bray (480 pages)
  7. Well of Ascension-Brandon Sanderson (590 pages)
  8. The Promise of Amazing-Robin Constantine (371 pages)
  9. Catch-22-Joseph Heller (453 pages)
  10. Dracula-Bram Stoker (414 pages)
  11. Dorothy Must Die-Danielle Paige (452 pages)

Books Read in 2015

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  1. The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman
  2. A Stir of Echoes - Richard Matheson
  3. High Stakes - Dick Francis
  4. The Moving Target - Ross MacDonald
  5. Find a Victim - Ross MacDonald
  6. The Broken Sword - Poul Anderson
  7. Fool Moon - Jim Butcher
  8. The Shape of Water - Andrea Camilleri
  9. Cetaganda - Lois McMaster Bujold

Read in 2015

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  1. [*****] Orphan Train - Christina Baker Kline (1/10/15)
  2. [*****] Up in Smoke: A Short Story - Jodi Picoult (1/10/15)
  3. [***__] 14 - Peter Clines (1/13/15)
  4. [****_] Revenge of the Witch (The Last Apprentice Book 1) - Joseph Delaney (1/14/15)
  5. [****_] Shattered (Iron Druid Book 7) - Kevin Hearne (1/27/15)
  6. [****_] The Martian - Andy Weir (1/30/15)
  7. [*____] Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades Book 1) - E.L. James (2/22/15)
  8. [**___] Fifty Shades Darker (Fifty Shades Book 2) - E.L.