Recent Reads

Inspired, in the extreme, by Chrisber’s 9th grade librarian, who made him keep a reading list that year, and in the more immediate by Trip, whose page I actually got the idea from, I began, in April 1998, to keep a list of the books I read.
Reading List, 1998-2008
Reading List, 2009-2018

  • 2021
    • HOUSE OF X/POWERS OF X, Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz, RB Silva et al
    • PALADIN’S HOPE, T. Kingfisher
    • THE MINISTRY FOR THE FUTURE, Kim Stanley Robinson
    • RED MOON, Kim Stanley Robinson
    • STARGAZER’S HUNT: Vol 1, Wendy Pini, Richard Pini, Sonny Strait
    • DRAGONSONG, Anne McCaffrey (re-re-re-re-etc-read)
    • AMARI AND THE NIGHT BROTHERS, B.B. Alston
    • MOONSHINE, Jasmine Gower
    • DARLING, K. Ancrum
    • THE CITY WE BECAME, N.K. Jemisin
    • CAST IN CONFLICT, Michelle Sagara
    • THE HERO & THE CROWN, Robin McKinley (re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re+read :))
    • THE BLUE SWORD, Robin McKinley (re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re-re+read :))
    • NEW YORK 2140, Kim Stanley Robinson
    • WOLF’S INSTINCT, Elva Birch
    • FUGITIVE TELEMETRY, Martha Wells
    • GLADIATOR HAWK, Murphy Lawless
    • GLADIATOR CHEETAH, Murphy Lawless
    • GLADIATOR BEAR, Murphy Lawless
    • PALADIN’S STRENGTH, T. Kingfisher
    • PALADIN’S GRACE, T. Kingfisher
    • DEATH SETS SAIL, Robin Stevens
    • THE GALAXY AND THE GROUND WITHIN, Becky Chambers
    • BEWITCHING BENEDICT, C.E. Murphy
    • THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE THE TIME WAR, Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
    • RECORD OF A SPACEBORN FEW, Becky Chambers
    • A CLOSED AND COMMON ORBIT, Becky Chambers
    • THE LONG WAY TO A SMALL, ANGRY PLANET, Becky Chambers
  • 2020
    • THE EMPEROR’S WOLVES, Michelle Sagara
    • NETWORK EFFECT, Martha Wells
    • EXIT STRATEGY, Martha Wells
    • ROGUE PROTOCOL, Martha Wells
    • ARTIFICIAL CONDITION, Martha Wells (re-read)
    • ALL SYSTEMS RED, Martha Wells (re-read)
    • THE SECRET GARDEN, Frances Hodgson Burnett (re-read)
    • A LITTLE PRINCESS, Frances Hodgson Burnett (re-read)
    • A WIZARD’S GUIDE TO DEFENSIVE BAKING, T. Kingfisher
    • MAGIC & MANNERS, C.E. Murphy (re-read)
    • THIS IS AN UPRISING, Mark & Paul Engler
    • DEATH BY DUMPLING, Vivien Chien
    • TOP MARKS FOR MURDER, Robin Stevens
    • DEATH IN THE SPOTLIGHT, Robin Stevens
    • A SPOONFUL OF MURDER, Robin Stevens
    • MURDER AND MISTLETOE, Robin Stevens
    • JOLLY FOUL PLAY, Robin Stevens
    • FIRST CLASS MURDER, Robin Stevens
    • ARSENIC FOR TEA, Robin Stevens
    • BROKEN LYNX, Zoe Chant
    • DRAGON PRINCE OF ALASKA, Elva Birch
    • CAST IN WISDOM, Michelle Sagara
    • MS. MARVEL: LAST DAYS, G. Willow Wilson et all
    • DRAGONDRUMS, Anne McCaffrey (re-read)
    • DRAGONSINGER, Anne McCaffrey (re-read)
    • DRAGONSONG, Anne McCaffrey (re-read)
    • CAST IN MOONLIGHT, Michelle Sagara
    • CAST IN OBLIVION, Michelle Sagara
    • CAST IN DECEPTION, Michelle Sagara
  • 2019
    • CAST IN FLIGHT, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • SNOW, GLASS, APPLES, Neil Gaiman & Colleen Doran
    • CAST IN HONOR, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • CAST IN FLAME, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • CAST IN SORROW, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • CAST IN PERIL, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • CAST IN RUIN, Michelle Sagara
    • CAST IN CHAOS, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • MURDER MOST UNLADYLIKE, Robin Stevens
    • CAST IN SILENCE, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • CHANGELING’S FEALTY, Glynn Stewart
    • CAST IN FURY, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • CAST IN SECRET, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • CAST IN COURTLIGHT, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • CAST IN SHADOW, Michelle Sagara (re-read)
    • THE LOVE MATCH, M.C. Beaton
    • SILKEN BONDS, M.C. Beaton
    • THE FIRST REBELLION, M.C. Beaton
    • TOAD WORDS, T. Kingfisher
    • ARTIFICIAL CONDITION, Martha Wells
    • A PRINCE ON PAPER, Alyssa Cole
    • CAN’T ESCAPE LOVE, Alyssa Cole
    • SHADOWS OF ATHENS, J.M. Alvey
    • HOUSE OF SECRETS, Stephanie Burgis
    • GABRIEL’S ROAD, Laura Anne Gilman
    • THE IMMORTAL PRINCE, Jennifer Fallon
    • CONSPIRACY OF RAVENS, Moore, Reppion, Thompson
    • SWORDHEART, T. Kingfisher
    • THORNBOUND, Stephanie Burgis
    • SPELLSWEPT, Stephanie Burgis
    • ALL SYSTEMS RED, Martha Wells
    • ONCE GHOSTED, TWICE SHY, Alyssa Cole
    • SNOWSPELLED, Stephanie Burgis
    • A DUKE BY DEFAULT, Alyssa Cole
    • DIGGER, Ursula Vernon (re-read)
    • DELILAH DIRK & THE PILLARS OF HERCULES, Tony Cliff