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message 1: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments My goal is to read at least 100 books this year.


message 2: by krin (last edited Feb 22, 2008 01:13PM) (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 1-10:

1. Barbara Vine. A Dark-Adapted Eye. Mystery 3*/5 = good
2. Patrick O'Brian. The Mauritius Command. Historical Fiction/Nautical Adventure. 3*/5 = good
3. Nicci French. The Red Room. Mystery 3*/5 = good
4. Isaac Asimov. The Naked Sun. SF/Mystery 3*/5 = good
5. Lisa See. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. Historical Fiction 4*/5 = great
6. Harlan Ellison. Paingod and Other Delusions. SF 4*/5 = great
7. Pete Goss. Close to the Wind. Memoir/Adventure. 3*/5
8. Tad Williams. The Dragonbone Chair. Fantasy 3*/5 = good
9. Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. Historical Fiction 3*/5
10. Tom Cole. Hell West and Crooked. Autobiography 3*/5


message 3: by krin (last edited Mar 09, 2008 09:25AM) (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 11-12:

11. Dana Stabenow, et al. Powers of Detection. Mystery/Fantasy/SF 3*/5

12. Katie MacAlister. Fire Me Up. Paranormal Romance/Fantasy 3*/5


message 4: by krin (last edited Mar 09, 2008 09:25AM) (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 13-14:

13. Karen Joy Fowler. Sister Noon. Historical Fiction 3*/5

14. Jung Chang. Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China. Nonfiction 3*/5


message 5: by krin (last edited Apr 09, 2008 04:59PM) (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 15-16:

15. Michael Chabon. The Final Solution. Historical Fiction/Mystery 3*/5

16. Laurie R. King. Locked Rooms. Historical Fiction/Mystery 3*/5


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krin | 49 comments Books 17-18:

17. Jeffrey Eugenides. Middlesex. Fiction 4*/5

18. John Irving. The Fourth Hand. Fiction 3*/5


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krin | 49 comments Books 19-20:

19. Sophie Hannah. Little Face. Thriller 3*/5

20. Raymond E. Feist. Faerie Tale. Fantasy 3*/5


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krin | 49 comments Books 21-22:

21. Robert R. McCammon. Mine. Thriller 3*/5

22. Lee Child. Killing Floor. Mystery 3*/5


message 9: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 23-24:

23. Robin McKinley. A Knot in the Grain, and Other Stories. Fantasy 3*/5

24. Douglas Clegg. The Attraction. Horror 3*/5


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krin | 49 comments Books 25-27:

25. Susanna Clarke. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell. Historical Fantasy 4*/5

26. James Patterson. 3rd Degree. Mystery 3*/5

27. Terry Pratchett. Night Watch. Fantasy 3*/5


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krin | 49 comments Books 28-30:

28. David McCullough. 1776. History 3*/5

29. Clare Dudman. One Day the Ice Will Reveal All Its Dead. Fiction 3*/5

30. Harlan Ellison. Ellison Wonderland. SF 3*/5


message 12: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 31-35:

31. Lionel Shriver. We Need to Talk About Kevin. Fiction 3*/5

32. Barbara D'Amato. Death of a Thousand Cuts. Mystery 3*/5

33. Harry Turtledove, et al. Worlds That Weren't. SF 3*/5

34. Arundhati Roy. The God of Small Things. Fiction 3*/5

35. Tess Gerritsen. The Sinner. Mystery 3*/5


message 13: by krin (last edited Sep 21, 2008 12:01PM) (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 36-40:

36. Ingrid Hill. Ursula Under. Fiction 4*/5
37. Robert Rankin. Apocalypso. Fantasy 3*/5
38. Holly Black. Valiant. Urban Fantasy 3*/5
39. Rohinton Mistry. Such a Long Journey. Fiction 3*/5
40. R.D. Wingfield. Night Frost. Mystery 3*/5


message 14: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 41-45:

41. Ilona Andrews. Magic Bites. Urban Fantasy 3*/5
42. Vernor Vinge. The Peace War. SF 3*/5
43. Jessie Prichard Hunter. Blood Music. Thriller 3*/5
44. Jerry Jay Carroll. Top Dog. Fantasy 3*/5
45. Giles Milton. Nathaniel's Nutmeg. History 3*/5


message 15: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 46-50:

46. S.M. Stirling. Conquistador. SF 3*/5
47. Michael Connelly. The Black Ice. Mystery 3*/5
48. C.E. Murphy. Urban Shaman. Urban Fantasy 3*/5
49. Camille DeAngelis. Mary Modern. Fiction 4*/5
50. Joy Adamson. Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds. Nonfiction 3*/5


message 16: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 51-55:

51. Arthur Herzog. The Swarm. Thriller 3*/5
52. Robert J. Sawyer. Rollback. SF 3*/5
53. Jill Paton Walsh. Knowledge of Angels. Fiction 3*/5
54. Simon R. Green. Deathstalker Rebellion. SF 3*/5
55. Barbara Hambly. The Magicians of Night. Fantasy 3*/5


message 17: by krin (last edited Oct 17, 2008 08:15AM) (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 56-60:

56. Eleanor Mathews. Ambassador to the Penguins: A Naturalist's Year Aboard a Yankee Whaleship. Nonfiction 3*/5
57. Tate Hallaway. Tall, Dark & Dead. Paranormal Fantasy 3*/5
58. John J. Nance. Pandora's Clock. Thriller 3*/5
59. A.A. Attanasio. Wyvern. Adventure 4*/5
60. Agatha Christie. Elephants Can Remember. Mystery 3*/5


message 18: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 61-65:

61. Jennifer Traig. Devil in the Details: Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood. Memoir 3*/5
62. Clifford D. Simak. Our Children's Children. SF 3*/5
63. Michael Palmer. Natural Causes. Thriller 3*/5
64. Andrea White. Surviving Antarctica: Reality TV 2083. YA/Adventure 4*/5
65. C.J. Cherryh. Rider at the Gate. SF 3*/5


message 19: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 66-70:

66. Steven Spruill. Lords of LightDark Fantasy 3*/5
67. Tom Holt. Falling Sideways Fantasy 3*/5
68. Jim Crace. Signals of Distress: A Novel Fiction 3*/5
69. Patricia A. McKillip. The Riddle-Master of Hed Fantasy 3*/5
70. Victoria Hislop. The Island Fiction 4*/5


message 20: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 71-75:

71. Mark Ablow. Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages. Nonfiction 3*/5
72. Lilith Saintcrow. The Devil's Right Hand. Dark Fantasy 3*/5
73. Richard K. Morgan. Broken Angels. SF 3*/5
74. C.J. Westwick. Emerald Enigma: A Bret Lamplighter Thriller. Thriller 3*/5
75. Charles Stross. The Family Trade. SF 3*/5


message 21: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 76-80:

76. Jonathan Safran Foer. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. Fiction 4*/5
77. Martin H. Greenberg, ed. Murder in Baker Street: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes. Mystery 3*/5
78. Karin Slaughter. A Faint Cold Fear. Mystery 3*/5
79. Paul Malmont. The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril: A Novel. Thriller 3*/5
80. K.J. Bishop. The Etched City. Dark Fantasy 3*/5


message 22: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 81-85:

81. Kim Harrison. Every Which Way But Dead. Urban Fantasy 3*/5
82. Jim Crace. Quarantine: A Novel. Fiction 3*/5
83. Guy Gavriel Kay. The Summer Tree. Fantasy 3*/5
84. Patricia Harwin. Arson and Old Lace: A Far Wychwood Mystery. Mystery 3*/5
85. Rachel Caine. Glass Houses. Urban Fantasy 3*/5


message 23: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Books 86-93:

86. Charles Stross. The Hidden Family. SF 3*/5
87. Terry Pratchett. Hogfather. Fantasy 3*/5
88. Patrick O'Brian. Desolation Island. Fiction 3*/5
89. Lindsey Davis. See Delphi and Die. Mystery 3*/5
90. Brian Keene. The Rising. Horror 3*/5
91. Jeffrey Ford. The Shadow Year: A Novel. Mystery/Fantasy 3*/5
92. David Gerrold. The Man Who Folded Himself. SF 3*/5
93. Charles Stross. The Clan Corporate. SF 3*/5


message 24: by krin (new)

krin | 49 comments Well, I didn't reach my goal of 100 books, but I enjoyed the 93 books I did read last year.

I'll try again for 100 books in 2009.


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