A narrative coming alive from an open book.
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I don’t write a review for every book that I read, but I do like to keep track of the books I read. In the past, I kept a reading long on paper, but I’ve decided to move it to my book blog, where it would be more accessible, because honestly, I have no idea where the paper one is right now.

June 2015 – July 2018

Oh gosh, it’s been a while since I’ve updated this page. I know I’ve left a lot of books out of this section. On the other hand, I haven’t had the time or energy to do a lot of reading the past few years, so a lot of the content I’ve been absorbing lately is in the form of short stories and podcasts.

This section is completely out of order:

  1. Kindred by Octavia Butler
  2. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  3. 33 Snowfish by Adam Rapp. Deeply disturbing and haunting.
  4. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 133/4, The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole, Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years by Sue Townsend. I first read these as a teenager. Even though they are practically historical novels (the wedding of Charles and Diana, the Falklands War), they are still wickedly funny and hold up well for a re-read.
  5. Passarola Rising by Azhar Abidi. Good, but not terribly memorable.
  6. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
  7. Definitely Maybe by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky. Weird, but definitely worth the read. I have a feeling something got lost in translation.
  8. Acadie by Dave Hutchinson. I did not anticipate the ending. Totally worth reading.

January 2015 – May 2015

This has been a really bad time for reading books…

  1. Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman
  2. The Little Red Writing Book by Brandon Royal (nonfiction)
  3. The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
  4. The One-Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson (nonfiction)

August 2013 – December 2014

  1. Truck by Michael Perry (nonfiction)
  2. Population: 485 by Michael Perry (nonfiction)
  3. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
  4. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  5. King Dork by Frank Portman (Lots of coded language in this one.)
  6. Skellig by David Almond
  7. The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card
  8. I Was a Teenage Fairy by Francesca Lia Block
  9. Down Garrapata Road by Ann Estevis
  10. Nine Princes of Amber, The Guns of Avalon, Sign of the Unicorn, The Hand of Oberon, The Courts of Chaos, Trumps of Doom, Blood of Amber by Roger Zelazny

July 2013

  1. Shipbreaker by Paulo Bacigalupi
  2. The Drowned Cities by Paulo Bacigalupi
  3. The Curious Case of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  4. Lizard Music by D. Manus Pinkwater

January – June 2013

  1. The Danger Box by Blue Balliett
  2. Rule of the Bone by Russell Banks
  3. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  4. The White Mountains by John Christopher
  5. The City of Gold and Lead by John Christopher
  6. The Pool of Fire by John Christopher
  7. The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue
  8. The Last Book in the Universe by Rodman Philbrick
  9. The Satanic Mill by Otto Preussler
  10. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  11. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  12. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
  13. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

Published on: 22 July 2013

Lasted edited on: 25 August 2018

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