Books

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
  • Mann, Thomas: Buddenbrooks
  • 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
  11. (03.31) Winger – Andrew Smith
  12. (04.08) We Were Liars – E.

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)
  12. Y: The Last Man, Vol. 3 (comic book)-Brian K.

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
  10. The Barbarous Coast - Ross MacDonald
  11. Spider Woman's Daughter - Anne Hillerman
  12. Her Royal Spyness - Rhys Bowen
  13. A Royal Pain - Rhys Bowen
  14. Enquiry - Dick Francis
  15. In the Frame - Dick

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.

Books Read in 2015

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  1. (GN) What Ever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? by Alan Moore
  2. (A) The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
  3. (B) Curious Customs by Tad Tuleja
  4. (GN) History of the DC Universe: Book 1 by Marv Wolfman
  5. (GN) History of the DC Universe: Book 2 by Marv Wolfman
  6. (A) The Grim Company by Luke Scull
  7. (I) Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies by Andrea Beaty
  8. The Court of the Air by Stephen Hunt
  9. (S) The Choke Artist: Confessions of a Chronic Underachiever by David Yoo
  10. (A) Railsea by China Mieville
  11. (GN) Captain America, Vol. 1: Castaway In Dimension Z by Rick Remender
  12. (GN) Black Science Vol.

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (152 read)

  • 2000s
  • 1. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
  • 2. Saturday – Ian McEwan
  • 3. On Beauty – Zadie Smith
  • 4. Slow Man – J.M. Coetzee
  • 5. Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson
  • 6. The Sea – John Banville
  • 7. The Red Queen – Margaret Drabble
  • 8. The Plot Against America – Philip Roth
  • 9. The Master – Colm Tóibín
  • 10. Vanishing Point – David Markson
  • 11. The Lambs of London – Peter Ackroyd
  • 12. Dining on Stones – Iain Sinclair
  • 13. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  • 14. Drop City – T. Coraghessan Boyle
  • 15. The Colour – Rose Tremain
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2015 Book Log

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  1. February:
  2. The Eye of the World (1990) - Robert Jordan (6/10) 26 September 2014 - 4 February 2015
  3. Wool Omnibus (2012) - Hugh Howey (7/10) 5 February 2015 - 24 February 2015
  4. Starship Troopers (1959) - Robert A.

Comics Log, 2015

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  1. (01.02) Hawkeye, Vol. 2: Little Hits, Matt Fraction, David Aja, Francesco Francavilla, Steve Lieber & Jesse Hamm
  2. (01.04) Hawkeye, Vol. 3: L.A. Woman, Matt Fraction, Annie Wu & Javier Pulido
  3. (01.11) The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes & Nocturnes, Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth & Mike Dringenberg
  4. (01.13) The Sandman, Vol.