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List of book reviews for 2005-2017

2005

February
The Plague by Albert Camus, 21, recommended
Total: 1 book

March
Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham, 31, recommended
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi, 31, recommended
The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West, 31, recommended
Total: 3 books

April
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, 14, recommended
Mr. Sammler's Planet by Saul Bellow, 30, recommended
Total: 2 books

June
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chamber of Secret, Prisoner of Azkaban, Goblet of Fire, & Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling, 28, recommended
Total: 5 books

August
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, The Horse and his Boy, The Magician's Nephew, and The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis, 20, recommended
His Dark Materials Trilogy: The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman, 22, recommended
East of Eden by John Steinbeck, 22, recommended
Total: 11 books

October
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, 21, recommended
Total: 1 book

November
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk, 24, recommended
Total: 1 book

December
The Black Jewels Trilogy: Daughter of the Blood, Heir to the Shadow, Queen of the Darkness by Anne Bishop, 28, recommended
Total: 1 book

Year Long Total: 25 books



2006

January
The Handmaid's Tale by Margret Atwood, 2, recommended
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, 2, not recommended
Rebecca by Daphne du Marier, 14, recommended
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, 14, recommended
Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind, 30, recommended
Total: 5 books

February
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, 21, not recommended
Total: 1 book

March
Ilium by Dan Simmons, 2, recommended
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner, 8
The King Must Die by Mary Renault, 22, recommended
The Hounds of the Mórrígan by Pat O'Shea, 29, recommended
The Princess Bride by William Goldman, 29, recommended
Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen, 31, not recommended
Total: 6 books

April
The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera, 13, recommended
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, 26, recommended

May
Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally, 10, not recommended
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen, 10, recommended
Love in the Ruins by Walker Percy, 13, recommended
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, 16, recommended
Sideways by Rex Pickett, 18, not recommended
Coraline by Neil Gaiman, 22, recommended
Oracle Night by Paul Auster, 23, recommended
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath, 31, recommended
Total: 8 books

June
The New York Trilogy: City of Glass, Ghosts, and The Locked Room by Paul Auster, 1, recommended
The Martin Chronicles by Ray Bradbury, 7, recommended
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold, 8, recommended
A Death in the Family by James Agee, 13, recommended
Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey, 16, recommended
Ten Thousand Charms by Leander Watts, 21, not recommended
Total: 6 books

July
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray, 12, not recommended
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, 12, recommended
Rakkety Tam by Brian Jacques, 13, recommended
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison, 14, recommended
Redwall by Brian Jacques, 14, recommended
Rebel Angels by Libba Bray, 14, not recommended
Mossflower by Brian Jacques, 16, recommended
The Rat and the Serpent by Bryn Llewellyn, 18, not recommended
One for Sorrow, Two for Joy by Clive Woodall, 18, not recommended
The Edible Woman by Margret Atwood, 26, recommended
Celtic Women's Spirituality: Accessing the Cauldron of Life by Edain McCoy, 27, not recommended
Magic of the Celtic Gods and Goddesses: A Guide to Their Spiritual Power, Healing Energies, and Mystical Joy by Carl McColman and Katheryn Hinds, 27, recommended
Total: 12 books

August
Triss by Brian Jacques, 1, not recommended
Salamandastron by Brian Jacques, 8, recommended
Light in August by William Faulkner, 8, recommended
The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder by Katherine A. Phillips, 8, recommended
The Circle Within: Creating a Wiccan Spiritual Tradition by Dianne Sylvan, 8, recommended
Oryx and Crake by Margret Atwood, 13, recommended
Celtic Heritage: Ancient Tradition in Ireland and Whales by Alwyn Rees and Brinley Rees, 14, recommended
Myths and Symbols of Pagan Europe: Early Scandinavian and Celtic Religions by H.R. Ellis Davidson, 17, recommended
Olympos by Dan Simmons, 17, recommended
Wise Child by Monica Furlong, 18, recommended
Juniper by Monica Furlong, 22, recommended
We the Living by Ayn Rand, 23, recommended
The Apple Branch: A Path to Celtic Ritual by Alexei Kondratiev, 24, recommended
The Encycopedia of Celtic Myth and Legend: A Definitve Sourcebook of Magic, Vision, and Lore by John and Caitlin Matthews, 27, not recommended
The Gods and Heros of the Celts by Marie-Louise Sjoestedt, 30, recommended
Total: 15 books

September
The Blind Assassin by Margret Atwood, 6, recommended
Herbal Magick: A Witch's Guide to Herbal Enchantments, Folklore, and Diviniations by Gerina Dunwich, 14, not recommended
Drawing Down the Moon : Witches, Druids, Goddess Worshipers, and Other Pagans in America Today by Margot Adler, 24, recommended
Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques, 24, recommended
Mattimeo by Brian Jacques, 29, recommended
Total: 5 books

October
The World of the Druids by Miranda J. Green, 20, recommended
Folklore of the Scottish Highlands by Anne Ross, 25, recommended
Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice, 27, not recommended
I Am Legend by Richard Matheson, 28, recommended
Total: 4 books

Year Long Total: 64 books



2007

June
American Gods by Neil Gaiman, 19, recommended
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card, 20, recommended
Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman, 20, recommended
Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany, 21, recommended
Who is Julia? by Barabra S. Harris, 22, not recommended
Total: 5 books

August
The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin, 10, recommended
Dangerous Angels: The Weeztie Bat Books by Francesca Lia Block, 11, recommended
The Robber Bride by Margret Atwood, 11, recommended
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin, 28, recommended
Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause, 28, recommended
Memory and Dream by Charles de Lint, 28, recommended
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke, 28, recommended
Total: 7 books

September
Colman by Monica Furlong, 4, recommended
Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr, 5, recommended
The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury, 6, recommended
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly, 11, recommended
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff, 11, recommended
Four and Twenty Blackbirds by Cherie Priest, 11, recommended
The Penelopiad by Margret Atwood, 21, recommended
Anno-Dracula by Kim Newman, 22, not recommended
The Flight of the Dragons by Peter Dickinson, illustrated by Wayne Anderson, 22, recommended
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro, 27, not recommended
The Music of Razors by Cameron Rogers, 30, recommended
Total: 11 books

October
The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories by H.P. Lovecraft, Ed. S.T. Joshi, 1, recommended
The Rose and The Beast: Fairy Tales Retold by Francesca Lia Block, 1, recommended
Necklace of Kisses by Francesca Lia Block, 9, recommended
Stonecutter by Leander Watts, 9, not recommended
The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause, 10, not recommended
Tithe by Holly Black, 13, recommended
Grimm's Grimmest by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, edited Maria M. Tatar, Marisa Bulzone, Stefan Matzig, illustrated by Tracy Arah Rockray, 13, recommended
Ironside by Holly Black, 19, recommended
Season of the Witch by Natasha Mostert, 19, recommended
Dracula by Bram Stoker, Ed. Maurice Hindle, 20, recommended
Maledicte by Lane Robins, 25, recommended
I, Coriander by Sally Gardner, 26, recommended
A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb, 27, recommended
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones, 27, recommended
Total: 14 books

Year Long Total: 37 books



2008

February
Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner, 28, recommended
Total: 1 book

March
Murkmere by Patricia Elliott, 3, recommended
The Orphan's Tales: In the Night Garden by Catherynne M. Valente, 4, recommended
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant, 5, not recommended
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill, 11, not recommended
Dust by Elizabeth Bear, 15, recommended
Lipstick Jungle by Candace Bushnell, 17, not recommended
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin, 25, not recommended
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder, 26, not recommended
Total: 8 books

April
The Dreamers by Gilbert Adair, 23, recommended
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro, 23, not recommended
Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow, 25, recommended
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield, 29, recommended
Total: 4 books

May
Ambergate by Patricia Elliott, 1, not recommended
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, 6, recommended
The Passion by Donna Boyd, 9, not recommended
Lady Macbeth by Susan Fraser King, 23, recommended
The Somnambulist by Jonathan Barnes, 25, not recommended
The Story of O by Pauline Réage, translated by Sabine d'Estrée, 27, recommended
Playing by Melanie Abrams, 30, not recommended
Total: 7 books

June
Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews, 6, not recommended
The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides, 6, recommended
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice writing as A.N. Roquelaure, 9, not recommended
Venus in Furs by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, translated by Joachim Neugroshel, 11, recommended
Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner, 12, recommended
The Porcelain Dove by Delia Sherman, 27, recommended
The Aviary Gate by Katie Hickman, 28, not recommended
Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith, 30, not recommended
The Nature of Monsters by Clare Clark, 30, recommended
Total: 9 books

July
Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan, 6, recommended
A College of Magics by Caroline Stevermer, 9, recommended
In The Woods by Tana French, 10, recommended
The World Without Us by Alan Weisman, 14, not recommended
The Foundling (Monster Blood Tattoo, Book One) by D.M. Cornish, 15, recommended
You Know Where to Find Me by Rachel Cohn, 17, not recommended
Benighted by Kit Whitfield, 17, recommended
Such a Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess, 21, recommended
Tailchaser's Song by Tad Williams, 22, not recommended
Black Ships by Jo Graham, 26, recommended
Lamplighter (Monster Blood Tattoo, Book Two) by D.M. Cornish, 27, recommended
Madapple by Christina Meldrum, 28, recommended
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen by Alan Garner, 29, not recommended
Dreadful Skin by Cherie Priest, 30, recommended
Total: 14 books

August
The Dust of Wonderland by Lee Thomas, 1, not recommended
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, 2, recommended
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen, 7, recommended
Transformation by Carol Berg, 9, recommended
The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry, 10, not recommended
The Three Incestuous Sisters written and illustrated by Audrey Niffenegger, 11, not recommended
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova, 17, not recommended
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, 18, recommended
Twilight (Twilight Saga Book One) by Stephanie Meyer, 20, not recommended
The Looking Glass Wars (Looking Glass Wars Trilogy, Book One) by Frank Beddor, 22, not recommended
Murcheston: The Wolf's Tale by David Holland, 23, not recommended
The 351 Books of Irma Arcuri by David Bajo, 28, not recommended
Shadowbridge (Shadowbridge Book One) by Gregory Frost, 29, recommended
Lost Souls by Poppy Z. Brite, 31, recommended
Total: 14 books

September
Lord Tophet (Shadowbridge Book Two) by Gregory Frost, 11, recommended
The Likeness by Tana French, 11, recommended
Promise Not to Tell by Jennifer McMahon, 11, not recommended
The Long Walk by Stephen King writing as Richard Bachman, 13, recommended
The Man on the Ceiling by Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem, 16, not recommended
Watership Down by Richard Adams, 17, recommended
Arrows of the Queen (The Heralds of Valdemar, Book One) by Mercedes Lackey, 18, recommended
Sabriel (The Abhorsen Trilogy/The Old Kingdom, Book One) by Garth Nix, 23, recommended
Iodine by Haven Kimmel, 24, recommended
The Good Children by Kate Wilhelm, 25, not recommended
Total: 10 books

Year Long Total: 67 books



2009

March
The House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski, 14, recommended
Palimpsest by Catherynne M. Valente, 15, recommended
The Moon Opera by Bi Feiyu, translated by Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin, 16, recommended
The Dry Salvages by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 16, recommended
Drawing Blood by Poppy Z. Brite, 18, recommended
Exquisite Corpse by Poppy Z. Brite, 20, recommended
Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier, 22, not recommended
Strange Happenings by Avi, 25, not recommended
The Museum at Purgatory by Nick Bantock, 26, recommended
To Charles Fort, With Love by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 28, recommended
The Burning Girl by Holly Phillips, 29, recommended
Total: 11 books

April
Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence by Nick Bantock, 2, recommended
Singing Innocence and Experience by Sonya Taaffe, 4, recommended
Solitaire by Kelley Eskridge, 8, recommended
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell, 10, recommended
Fathom by Cherie Priest, 13, not recommended
In the Palace of Repose by Holly Phillips, 16, recommended
The Wood Wife by Terri Windling, 20, not recommended
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifteen Annual Collection (2001) edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 22, recommended
Yume no Hon: The Book of Dreams by Catherynne M. Valente, 23, recommended
Kings and Assassins (sequel to Maledicte) by Lane Robins, 30, recommended
Let Me In (Let the Right One In / Låt den rätte komma in) by John Ajvide Lindqvist, 30, recommended
Total: 11 books

May
Children of God (sequel to The Sparrow) by Mary Doria Russell, 5, not recommended
The Alchemy of Stone by Ekaterina Sedia, 8, not recommended
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan, 10, not recommended
Shelter by Susuan Palwick, 12, recommended
Tattoo Girl by Brooke Stevens, 15, recommended
Hand of Isis by Jo Graham, 19, recommended
Bloodtide by Melvin Burgess, 22, not recommended
The Hunger Games by Susan Collins, 25, recommended
Total: 8 books

June
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourteenth Annual Collection (2000) edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 2, not recommended
White as Snow by Tanith Lee, 2, not recommended
A Drowned Maiden's Hair: A Melodrama by Laura Amy Schiltz, 3, recommended
A Wolf at the Door: and Other Retold Fairy Tales edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 4, not recommended
The Necessary Beggar by Susan Palwick, 6, recommended
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eighteen Annual Collection (2004) edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 11, recommended
Feminine Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy, 12, recommended
Gothic!: Ten Original Dark Tales edited by Deborah Noyes, 14, recommended
Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins by Emma Donoghue, 16, recommended
Under the Skin by Michel Faber, 22, not recommended
Slammerkin by Emma Donoghue, 22, recommended
Clockwork Phoenix 2 edited by Mike Allen, 22, recommended
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks, 25, recommended
Total: 13 books

July
'Salem's Lot: Illustrated Edition by Stephen King, 2, not recommended
Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly, 7, recommended
Operation Chaos by Poal Anderson, 8, not recommended
Total: 3 books

August
Daughter of Hounds by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 7, recommended
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson, 7, recommended
Was by Geoff Ryman, 7, no recommendation
From the Dust Returned by Ray Bradbury, 7, not recommended
Total: 4 books

Year Long Total: 50 books



2010

January
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt, 15, recommended
The City & The City by China Miéville, 24, recommended
Total: 2 books

February
Threshold by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 1, recommended
The Red Tree by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 8, recommended
Man After Man by Dougal Dixon, illustrated by Philip Hood, 10, not recommended
Battle Royale by Koushun Takami, translated by Yuji Oniki, 12, recommended
After Man by Dougal Dixon, illustrated by Diz Wallis, John Butler, Brian McIntyre, Philip Hood, Roy Woodard, and Gary Marsh, 28, recommended
Total: 5 books

April
Red Riding Hood Uncloaked: Sex, Morality, and the Evolution of a Fairy Tale by Catherine Orenstien, 7, recommended
High Voltage Tattoo by Kat Von D, photography by Lionel Deluy, 9, recommended
The Child Thief by Gerald Brom, 16, not recommended
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay, 17, recommended
The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort, 22, recommended
The Witch Awakening by Karen Nilsen, 27, recommended
Deerskin by Robin McKinley, 28, recommended
Total: 7 books

May
Books of Blood: Volumes 1-3 by Clive Barker, 3, not recommended
The Devil's Alphabet by Daryl Gregory, 10, recommended
What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson, 13, not recommended
Gerald's Game by Stephen King, 17, recommended
A Book of Tongues: Volume One of the Hexslinger Series by Gemma Files, 20, recommended
Total: 5 books

June
Don't Bet on the Prince: Contemporary Feminist Fairy Tales in North America and England edited by Jack Zipes, 4, not recommended
The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe, 14, recommended
Total: 2 books

July
Faithful Place by Tana French, 30, recommended
Total: 1 book

August
The Last Vampire (Thirst Book 1) by Christopher Pike, 9, not recommended
The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers, 20, no recommendation
The Cipher by Kathe Koja, 21, recommended
Total: 3 books

September
Low Red Moon by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 13, recommended
Surfacing by Margret Atwood, 17, recommended
Handling the Undead (Hanteringen av odöda) by John Ajvide Lindqvist, 23, recommended
Total: 3 books

October
The Cement Garden by Ian McEwan, 4, recommended
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean, 4, recommended
Terror by Night: Classic Ghost & Horror Stories by Ambrose Bierce, edited by David Stuart Davies, 18, recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (The String of Pearls) edited by Robert L. Mack, 22, recommended
Heat Wave by Richard Castle, 24, recommended
Total: 5 books

November
White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi, 2, recommended
Tam Lin by Pamela Dean, 7, recommended
The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker, 19, recommended
Total: 3 books

December
Skeleton Crew by Stephen King, 21, recommended
Total: 1 book

Year Long Total: 37 books



2011

January
The Secret History by Donna Tartt, 6, recommended
Enchantress from the Stars by Sylvia Engdahl, 9, recommended
Solaris by Stanislaw Lem, translated by Joanna Kilmartin and Steve Cox, 13, recommended
Wizard of the Pigeons by Megan Lindholm (Robin Hobb), 15, recommended
Sunshine by Robin McKinley, 18, not recommended
Inside Out by Maria V. Snyder, 20, recommended
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater, 28, recommended
Total: 7 books

February
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire, 11, recommended
Perdido Street Station by China Miéville, 26, not recommended
Total: 2 books

March
Let's Kill Uncle by Rohan O'Grady, 24, recommended
The Monsters of Templeton by Laura Groff, 26, recommended
Total: 2 books

April
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester, 13, recommended
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant, 26, not recommended
Total: 2 books

May
Under the Poppy by Kathe Koja, 1, recommended
Spring's Awakening: Tragedy of Childhood by Frank Wedekind, translated and edited by Eric Bentley, 5, recommended
The Fixed Stars: Thirty-Seven Emblems for the Perilous Season by Brian Conn, 9, not recommended
Cat's Eye by Margret Atwood, 10, recommended
The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit, illustrated by H.R. Millar, 12, recommended
The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter, 12, recommended
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan, 24, recommended
The White People and Other Stories: Vol. 2 of the Best Weird Tales of Arthur Machen by Arthur Machen, edited by S.T. Joshi, 26, recommended
Total: 8 books

June
The Witch's Boy by Michael Gruber, 3, recommended
Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion, 15, not recommended
Mary Poppins: Revised Edition by P.L. Travers, illustrated by Mary Shephard, 16, recommended
Mysterious Skin by Scott Heim, 22, recommended
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger, 28, not recommended
Total: 5 books

July
The Armless Maiden: and Other Tales of Childhood's Survivors edited by Terri Windling, 13, recommended
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe, 16, not recommended
The Golden Key by George MacDonald, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, 20, recommended
Prince of Darkness by Barbara Michaels, 21, recommended
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott, 26, recommended
Black Hearts in Battersea by Joan Aiken, 28, recommended
Total: 6 books

August
Josie and Jack by Kelly Braffet, 8, recommended
The Unreasoning Mask by Philip José Farmer, 12, recommended
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, 20, recommended
Wildwood (The Wildwood Chronicles Book 1) by Colin Meloy, illustrated by Carson Ellis, 22, recommended
A Home at the End of the World by Michael Cunningham, 25, recommended
Total: 5 books

September
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, 7, recommended
The Ammonite Violin & Others by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 9, recommended
A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay, 12, recommended
Stunt by Claudia Dey, 14, recommended
The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan, 19, not recommended
The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff, 22, recommended
Total: 6 books

October
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural edited by Herbert A. Wise and Phyllis Fraser, 17, recommended
Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters, 18, not recommended
Are You Loathsome Tonight? by Poppy Z. Brite, 21, recommended
Total: 3 books

November
Running with the Pack edited by Ekatrina Sedia, 6, not recommended
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, 11, recommended
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton, 12, not recommended
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor, 17, not recommended
Chime by Franny Billingsley, 30, recommended
Total: 5 books

December
The Girl Who Circumnagivated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Ana Juan, 2, recommended
Total: 1 book

Year Long Total: 52 books



2012

April
The Remedy by Michelle Lovric, 3, not recommended
Total: 1 book

May
Wormwood by Poppy Z. Brite, 21, recommended
The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley, 28, recommended
Total: 2 books

July
Money Shot by Christa Faust, 16, not recommended
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, 22, recommended
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill, 25, recommended
The Wilding by Benjamin Percy, 31, not recommended
Total: 4 book

August
The Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley, 6, recommended
The Last Starship from Earth by John Boyd, 13, not recommended
A Case of Curiosities by Allen Kurzweil, 15, not recommended
The Autumn Castle by Kim Wilkins, 28, recommended
Total: 4 books

September
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, 11, recommended
The Fall of the Kings by Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman, 11, recommended
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, 12, recommended
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, 17, recommended
The Holy Terrors (Les Enfants Terribles) by Jean Cocteau, translated by Rosamond Lehmann, 19, recommended
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Narnia Book 3) by C.S. Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Byanes, 21, recommended
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 1) by Lemony Snicket, iIllustrated by Brett Helquist, 28, recommended
Under Wildwood (Wildwood Chronicles Book 2) by Colin Meloy, illustrated by Carson Ellis, 29, recommended
Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma, 30, recommended
Total: 9 books

October
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, 7, recommended
Lovecraft Unbound edited by Ellen Datlow, 22, recommended
Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark is Rising Sequence Book 1) by Susan Cooper, 26, not recommended
War for the Oaks by Emma Bull, 26, recommended
Calling You (Kimi wa Shika Kikoenai) by Otsuichi, illustrated by Miyako Hasami, translated by Agnes Yoshida, 27, recommended
Uncle Silas by J.S. Le Fanu, 28, recommended
The Hunger by Whitley Strieber, 30, not recommended
Total: 7 books

November
Grass by Sheri S. Tepper, 3, recommended
A Companion to Wolves by Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear, 4, recommended
The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 2) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 5, recommended
A Spell of Winter by Helen Dunmore, 5, not recommended
Total: 4 books

December
The Silver Wolf (Legends of the Wolves Book 1) by Alice Borchardt, 29, not recommended
The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 3) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 30, recommended
Total: 2 books

Year Long Total: 32 books



2013

January
Watchtower (The Chronicles of Tornor Book 1) by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 4, recommended
The Forbidden Circle: The Spell Sword / The Forbidden Tower by Marion Zimmer Bradley, 8, recommended
Shadow and Bone (Grisha Trilogy Book 1) by Leigh Bardugo, 10, not recommended
The Dancers of Arun (The Chronicles of Tornor Book 2) by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 12, recommended
The Vampyre by John William Polidori, 16, recommended
Winter Rose by Patricia A. McKillip, 17, recommended
Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow, 18, not recommended
The Northern Girl (The Chronicles of Tornor Book 3) by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 21, recommended
Lilith by George MacDonald, 25, not recommended
The Dark Wife by Sarah Diemer, 26, recommended
The Hallowed Hunt (Chalion Book 3) by Lois McMaster Bujold, 30, recommended
Total: 11 books

February
Mind Fuck (The Administration Book 1) by Manna Francis, 4, recommended
Mélusine (Doctrine of Labyrinths Book 1) by Sarah Monette, 7, recommended
Shift by Em Bailey, 8, not recommended
Ghosts (North-West Passage Book 1) by Torch, 10, not recommended
Waking the Moon by Elizabeth Hand, 15, recommended
Lovers (North-West Passage Book 2) by Torch, 17, not recommended
Bloodstones edited by Amanda Pillar, 20, not recommended
The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 4) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 21, recommended
The Gift of an Enemy by Sylvia, 28, not recommended
Blood Oranges by Caítlin R. Kiernan writing as Kathleen Tierney, 28, recommended
Total: 10 books

March
The Virtu (Doctrine of Labyrinths Book 2) by Sarah Monette, 1, recommended
A Different Light by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 8, recommended
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgewick, 11, not recommended
Boy Toy by Barry Lyga, 13, not recommended
A Pretty Mouth by Molly Tanzer, 15, recommended
A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan, 18, recommended
Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by Yoko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder, 22, not recommended
Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern Book 1) by Anne McCaffrey, 25, not recommended
Dragonquest (Dragonriders of Pern Book 2) by Anne McCaffrey, 25, not recommended
Total: 9 books

April
Sins & Shadows (Shadow Inquiries Book 1) by Lane Robins writing as Lyn Benedict, 1, recommended
The White Dragon (Dragonriders of Pern Book 3) by Anne McCaffrey, 10, not recommended
The Austere Academy (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 5) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 15, recommended
Witches' Mark by Amanda Gannon and Paul Batteiger, 18, recommended
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games Book 2) by Suzanne Collins, 21, recommended
Deadpool Classic Volume 1 edited by Mark D. Beazley, 22, recommended
Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell, 24, recommended
The Mirador (Doctrine of Labyrinths Book 3) by Sarah Monette, 27, recommended
Deadpool Classic Volume 2 edited by Mark D. Beazley, 30, recommended
Total: 9 books

May
Restraint by DarkEmeralds, 1, recommended
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games Book 3) by Suzanne Collins, 2, recommended
What the Faeries Left Behind by Amber Cook, 4, not recommended
Bones of Faerie (Bones of Faerie Book 1) by Janni Lee Simner, 5, not recommended
The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 6) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 6, recommended
Ombria in Shadow by Patricia A. McKillip, 8, recommended
Deadpool Classic Volume 3 edited by Mark D. Beazley, 14, recommended
Corambis (Doctrine of Labyrinths Book 4) by Sarah Monette, 23, recommended
The Family Tree by Sheri S. Tepper, 23, not recommended
Magic's Pawn (The Last Herald Mage Book 1) by Mercedes Lackey, 24, not recommended
Total: 10 books

June
Magic's Promise (The Last Herald Mage Book 2) by Mercedes Lackey, 3, not recommended
Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky, translated by Natasha Randall, 4, recommended
Total: 2 books

September
Strange Angels by Kathe Koja, 28, not recommended
Total: 1 book

October
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz, 7, recommended
A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L'Engle, 7, recommended
Magic's Price (The Last Herald Mage Book 3) by Mercedes Lackey, 7, not recommended
The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman, 7, not recommended
The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury, illustrated by Joseph Magnaini, 30, not recommended
Total: 5 books

November
The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson, 1, recommended
Zel by Donna Jo Napoli, 1, recommended
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking Book 1) by Patrick Ness, 2, not recommended
The Shattered Gate (The Rifter Book 1) by Ginn Hale, 19, recommended
Loups-Garous by Natsuhiko Kyogoku, translated by Anne Ishii, 19, not recommended
Total: 5 books

December
The End of Alice by A.M. Homes, 1, not recommended
The Holy Road (The Rifter Book 2) by Ginn Hale, 2, recommended
His Sacred Bones (The Rifter Book 3) by Ginn Hale, 9, recommended
The Moth Diaries by Rachel Klein, 27, recommended
Total: 4 books

Year Long Total: 65 books



2014

January
The House at Midnight by Lucie Whitehouse, 3, not recommended
Oracle of Philadelphia (Earthbound Angels Book 1) by Elizabeth Corrigan, 4, not recommended
Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology by Caroline Paul, illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton, 6, not recommended
The Secret Country (The Secret Country Book 1) by Pamela Dean, 15, recommended
Total: 4 books

May
The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald, illustrated by F.D. Bedford, 6, recommended
Total: 1 book

June
The Beast Master (The Beast Master Book 1) by Andre Norton, 30, recommended
Total: 1 book

July
Ariel (Change Book 1) by Steven R. Boyett, 5, not recommended
The Giver (The Giver Quartet Book 1) by Lois Lowry, 16, recommended
Possession by A.S. Byatt, 23, recommended
The Silence of the Lambs (Hannibal Lecter Book 2) by Thomas Harris, 27, recommended
Total: 4 books

August
Hannibal (Hannibal Lecter Book 3) by Thomas Harris, 11, recommended
Total: 1 book

November
Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton, 28, recommended
Total: 1 book

December
Wool (Omnibus) by Hugh Howey, 8, recommended
Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper, 18, not recommended
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Book 1) by Robin Hobb, 19, recommended
Alternate Realities by C.J. Cherryh, 31, recommended
Total: 4 books

Year Long Total: 16 books



2015

January
Royal Assassin (Farseer Book 2) by Robin Hobb, 11, recommended
Rewritten series (Fallacy, Veracity, Evasion, Defiance) by Morgan Bauman, 12, not recommended
Assassin's Quest (Farseer Book 3) by Robin Hobb, 26, recommended
Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter Book 1) by Thomas Harris, 29, recommended
Tampa by Alissa Nutting, 31, not recommended
Total: 8 books

February
The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope, 9, recommended
So Brilliantly Clever: Parker, Hulme and the Murder that Shocked the World (Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century) by Peter Graham, 9, recommended
The Game of Kings (The Lymond Chronicles Book 1) by Dorothy Dunnett, 22, recommended
Total: 3 books

March
Seraphina (Seraphina Book 1) by Rachel Hartman, 1, recommended
The Labyrinth by Catherynne M. Valente, 16, recommended
A Rope of Thorns (Hexslinger Book 2) by Gemma Files, 18, recommended
A Tree of Bones (Hexslinger Book 3) by Gemma Files, 27, recommended
I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, 30, recommended
Total: 5 books

April
Chill (Jacob's Ladder Book 2) by Elizabeth Bear, 17, recommended
Crown Duel (Crown Duel and Court Duel) (Crown & Court Book 1-2) by Sherwood Smith, 17, recommended
Hannibal Rising (Hannibal Lecter Book 4) by Thomas Harris, 18, not recommended
Winterlong (Winterlong Book 1) by Elizabeth Hand, 24, not recommended
Ammonite by Nicola Griffith, 28, recommended
Grail (Jacob's Ladder Book 3) by Elizabeth Bear, 30, recommended
Total: 6 books

May
Dogsbody by Diana Wynne Jones, 1, not recommended
No Dogs in Philly (Private Justice Book 1) by Andy Futuro, 4, not recommended
A Fistful of Sky (LaZelle Book 1) by Nina Kiriki Hoffman, 9, not recommended
Dawn (Xenogenesis/Lilith's Brood Book 1) by Octavia E. Butler, 10, recommended
Spindle's End by Robin McKinley, 12, recommended
The Companions by Sheri S. Tepper, 18, not recommended
Adulthood Rites (Xenogenesis/Lilith's Brood Book 2) by Octavia E. Butler, 18, recommended
Imago (Xenogenesis/Lilith's Brood Book 3) by Octavia E. Butler, 20, recommended
Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 21, recommended
Fire and Hemlock by Dianna Wynne Jones, 28, recommended
Total: 10 books

June
Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis, 4, not recommended
The Engine's Child by Holly Phillips, 5, not recommended
Slow River by Nicola Griffith, 5, not recommended
The Birthgrave (Birthgrave Book 1) by Tanith Lee, 16, not recommended
Nine Tailors (Lord Peter Wimsey Book 11) by Dorothy L. Sayers, 19, recommended
The Anvil of the World (Lord Ermenwyr Book 1) by Kage Baker, 20, recommended
The House of the Stag (Lord Ermenwyr Book 2) by Kage Baker, 28, recommended
Total: 7 books

July
Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates, 16, not recommended
The Bird of the River (Lord Ermenwyr Book 3) by Kage Baker, 17, recommended
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate #1) by Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermer, 22, recommended
Piercing by Ryu Murakami, translated by Ralph McCarthy, 23, recommended
Total: 4 books

August
Carnival by Elizabeth Bear, 19, not recommended
Total: 1 book

September
Goth by Otsuichi, trans. Andrew Cunningham, Jocelyne Allen, 3, recommended
Persona by Genevieve Valentine, 3, not recommended
The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit (Wraeththu Book 1) by Storm Constantine, 14, not recommended
A Vanishing Glow (The Mystech Arcanum, Vol. I & II) by Alexis Radcliff, 30, not recommended
Total: 4 books

October
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain, 5, recommended
The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ripley Book 1) by Patricia Highsmith, 13, not recommended
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters, 14, recommended
The Drowning City (The Necromancer Chronicles Book 1) by Amanda Downum, 17, not recommended
Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier, 23, recommended
Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente, 28, recommended
Total: 6 books

November
Love in Vein edited by Poppy Z. Brite, 5, not recommended
Sandry's Book (Circle of Magic Book 1) by Tamora Pierce, 12, recommended
Hemlock Grove by Brian McGreevy, 13, recommended
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters, 20, recommended
Total: 4 books

December
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, 13, recommended
Downbelow Station (The Company Wars Book 1) by C.J. Cherryh, 13, recommended
Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy, 29, not recommended
Total: 3 books

Year Long Total: 61 books



2016

January
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, translated by Lucia Graves, 3, not recommended
Tris's Book (Circle of Magic Book 2) by Tamora Pierce, 3, recommended
Daja's Book (Circle of Magic Book 3) by Tamora Pierce, 10, recommended
Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre, 10, recommended
Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories Book 1) by Mary Robinette Kowal, 12, recommended
Deathless (Leningrad Diptych Book 1) by Catherynne M. Valente, 14, recommended
The Virgins by Pamela Erens, 15, not recommended
The Goblin Emperor by Sarah Monette writing as Katherine Addison, 17, recommended
The Bone Palace (The Necromancer Chronicles Book 2) by Amanda Downum, 19, recommended
Hild by Nicola Griffith, 26, recommended
Total: 10 books

February
Birth of the Firebringer (Firebringer Book 1) by Meredith Ann Pierce, 3, not recommended
Briar's Book (Circle of Magic Book 4) by Tamora Pierce, 15, recommended
A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar, 15, recommended
The Brides of Rollrock Island (Sea Hearts) by Margo Lanagan, 15, recommended
Alphabet of Thorn by Patricia A. McKillip, 17, recommended
My Real Children by Jo Walton, 20, recommended
Sirens and other Daemon Lovers edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 23, not recommended
Wild Seed (Patternmaster Book 1) by Octavia E. Butler, 24, recommended
Mind of My Mind (Patternmaster Book 2) by Octavia E. Butler, 26, recommended
Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler, 29, recommended
Total: 10 books

March
Merchanter's Luck (The Company Wars Book 2) by C.J. Cherryh, 7, recommended
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton, 9, not recommended
The Tale of a No-Name Squirrel (The PetPost Secret) by Radhika R. Dhariwal, illustrated by Audrey Benjaminsen, 9, not recommended
The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley, 9, recommended
The Pattern Scars by Caitlin Sweet, 11, recommended
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch Book 1) by Ann Leckie, 14, recommended
Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller, 16, not recommended
Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge, 18, not recommended
Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle, 21, not recommended
Clay's Ark (Patternmaster Book 3) by Octavia E. Butler, 25, not recommended
Silently and Very Fast by Catherynne M. Valente, 28, recommended
On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis, 28, not recommended
vN (The Machine Dynasty Book 1) by Madeline Ashby, 29, not recommended
Ancillary Sword (Imperial Radch Book 2) by Ann Leckie, 30, recommended
Saga Deluxe Edition, Volume 1 (Issues #1-18) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, 31, recommended
Total: 15 books

April
Saga Volume 4 (Issues #19-24) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, 10, not recommended
Saga Volume 5 (Issues #25-30) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, 10, not recommended
Archivist Wasp by Nicole Kornher-Stace, 11, recommended
Uprooted by Naomi Novik, 11, recommended
Patternmaster (Patternmaster Book 4) by Octavia E. Butler, 12, recommended
The Sardonyx Net by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 13, recommended
Rider at the Gate (Finisterre: The Nighthorses Book 1), 22, recommended
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty, 23, recommended
Siege and Storm (The Grisha Book 2) by Leigh Bardugo, 26, not recommended
Native Tongue (Native Tongue Book 1) by Suzette Haden Elgin, 29, not recommended
Total: 10 books

May
Neuromancer (Sprawl Book 1) by William Gibson, 4, not recommended
Ship of Magic (The Liveship Traders Book 1) by Robin Hobb, 5, recommended
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell, 7, recommended
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire, 7, recommended
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers Book 1) by Becky Chambers, 9, not recommended
All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders, 10, not recommended
Mad Ship (The Liveship Traders Book 2) by Robin Hobb, 17, recommended
Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley, 20, recommended
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Episode Zero written by Katsuyuki Sumisawa, illustrated by Akira Kanbe, 23, not recommended
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Blind Target written by Akemi Omode, illustrated by Sakura Asagi, 23, recommended
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Ground Zero by Reku Fuyunagi, 23, not recommended
The Game of Rat and Dragon by Cordwainer Smith, 24, not recommended
Ruin and Rising (The Grisha Book 3) by Leigh Bardugo, 24, not recommended
A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick, 25, recommended
The Vile Village (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 7) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 27, recommended
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, 29, not recommended
The Hostile Hospital (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 8) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 31, recommended
Total: 17 books

June
In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters, 1, not recommended
The Carnivorous Carnival (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 9) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 3, recommended
Parable of the Sower (Earthseed Book 1) by Octavia E. Butler, 13, recommended
The Slippery Slope (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 10) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 21, recommended
Ship of Destiny (Liveship Traders Book 3) by Robin Hobb, 23, recommended
Parable of the Talents (Earthseed Book 2) by Octavia E. Butler, 25, not recommended
The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 11) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 26, not recommended
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip, 29, recommended
The Golden Day by Ursula Dubosarsky, 29, recommended
Total: 9 books

July
The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 12) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 1, not recommended
Ancillary Mercy (Imperial Radch Book 3) by Ann Leckie, 1, recommended
Alex + Ada Volume 1 (Issues #1-5) by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn, 1, not recommended
Alex + Ada Volume 2 (Issues #6-10) by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn, 1, not recommended
Alex + Ada Volume 3 (Issues #11-15) by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn, 1, not recommended
Sorcerer to the Crown (Sorcerer Royal Book 1) by Zen Cho, 5, recommended
The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 13) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 9, recommended
Cam Girl by Leah Raeder (Elliot Wake), 10, recommended
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge, 13, recommended
The Vegetarian by Han Kang, trans. Deborah Smith, 14, not recommended
The Steerswoman (The Steerswoman Book 1) by Rosemary Kirstein, 18, recommended
The Outskirter's Secret (The Steerswoman Book 2) by Rosemary Kirstein, 21, recommended
You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day, 21, not recommended
Conservation of Shadows by Yoon Ha Lee, 28, recommended
The Lost Steersman (The Steerswoman Book 3) by Rosemary Kirstein, 28, recommended
Total: 15 books

August
Magic Steps (The Circle Opens Book 1) by Tamora Pierce, 8, not recommended
Street Magic (The Circle Opens Book 2) by Tamora Pierce, 10, recommended
The Traitor Baru Cormorant (The Traitor) by Seth Dickinson, 12, recommended
The Last Wish (The Witcher Book 1) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. Danusia Stok, 15, recommended
The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley, 31, not recommended
Sword of Destiny (The Witcher Book 2) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. David French, 31, not recommended
Cold Fire (The Circle Opens Book 3) by Tamora Pierce, 31, recommended
Total: 7 books

September
Forty Thousand in Gehenna (Unionside Book 1) by C.J. Cherryh, 8, recommended
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler, 9, recommended
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum, 11, recommendedThe Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel, 13, not recommended
Blood of Elves (The Witcher Book 3) by Andrzej Sapkowski. trans. Danusia Stok, 13, recommended
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child—Parts One and Two (Harry Potter Book 8) by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, 13, not recommended
The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey, 22, not recommended
Total: 7 books

October
The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Kai Ashante Wilson, 2, recommended
Tales of Nevèrÿon (Return to Nevèrÿon Book 1) by Samuel R. Delany, 3, recommended
Shatterglass (The Circle Opens Book 4) by Tamora Pierce, 4, not recommended
Bloodchild: And Other Stories by Octavia E. Butler, 14, recommended
The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland—For a Little While (Fairyland Novella) by Catherynne M. Valente, 22, recommended
Central Station by Lavie Tidhar, 22, recommended
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, 22, recommended
Time of Contempt (Witcher Book 4) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. David French, 24, not recommended
Baptism of Fire (Witcher Book 5) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. David French, 24, recommended
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There (Fairyland Book 2) by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Ana Juan, 24, recommended
Total: 10 books

November
The Tower of the Swallow (Witcher Book 6) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. David French, 12, recommended
Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar, 12, recommended
The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two (Fairyland Book 3) by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Ana Juan, 12, recommended
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Lewis Stevenson, 16, recommended
The Family Plot by Cherie Priest, 16, not recommended
Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler, 16, recommended
The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (Issues #1-8) by Neil Gaiman, 30, not recommended
The Sandman, Vol. 2: The Doll's House (Issues #9-16) by Neil Gaiman, 30, not recommended
The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country (Issues #17-20) by Neil Gaiman, 30, not recommended
The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists (Issues #21-28) by Neil Gaiman, 30, not recommended
Total: 10 books

December
The Boy Who Lost Fairyland (Fairyland Book 4) by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Ana Juan, 30, recommended
Gate of Ivrel (The Morgaine Saga Book 1) by C.J. Cherryh, 30, recommended
Well of Shiuan (The Morgaine Saga Book 2) by C.J. Cherryh, 30, not recommended
Total: 3 books


Year Long Total: 123 books



2017

January
Bryony and Roses by T. Kingfisher (Ursula Vernon), narrated by Justine Eyre, 28, recommended
Graceling (Graceling Realm Book 1) by Kirstin Cashore, narrated by David Baker, 31
Total: 2 books

February
Sister Mine by Nalo Hopkinson, narrated by Robin Miles, 4, not recommended
Fire (Graceling Realm Book 2) by Kirstin Cashore, narrated by Xanthe Elbrick, 9, recommended
And I Darken (The Conqueror's Saga Book 1) by Kiersten White, narrated by Fiona Hardingham, 13, recommended
My Soul to Keep (African Immortals Book 1) by Tananarive Due, narrated by Peter Francis James, 20, recommended
Bitterblue (Graceling Realm Book 3) by Kirstin Cashore, narrated by Xanthe Elbrick, 25, recommended
Every Day (Every Day Book 1) by David Levithan, narrated by Alex McKenna, 28, not recommended
Total: 6 books

March
Shadowshaper (Shadowshaper Book 1) by Daniel José Older, narrated by Anika Noni Rose, 3, recommended
Everfair by Nisi Shawl, 6, not recommended
His Majesty's Dragon(/Temeraire) (Temeraire Book 1) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, 6, recommended
Dark Orbit (Twenty Planets) by Carolyn Ives Gilman, narrated by Melanie Ewbank, 24, recommended
Servant of the Underworld (Obsidian and Blood Book 1) by Aliette de Bodard, 24, not recommended
The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan, narrated by Katy Townsend, 24, recommended
Affinity by Sarah Waters, 27, recommended
Throne of Jade (Temeraire Book 2) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, 27, recommended
It's All Absolutely Fine by Ruby Elliot, 27, not recommended
Harbinger of the Storm (Obsidian and Blood Book 2) by Aliette de Bodard, 31, not recommended
The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury, narrated by Cassandra Campbell, 31, not recommended
Elysium: or, The World After by Jennifer Marie Brisset, narrated by Jamye Méri Grant, 31, recommended
Total: 12 books

April
What's Left of Me (The Hybrid Chronicles Book 1) by Kat Zhang, 4, not recommended
A Taste of Honey (The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps Book 2) by Kai Ashante Wilson, 4, recommended
Planetfall (Planetfall Book 1) by Emma Newman, narrated by Emma Newman, 4, recommended
Archangel (Samaria Book 1) by Sharon Shinn, 12, not recommended
Love Is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson, narrated by Simone Missick, 12, not recommended
Binti (Binti Book 1) by Nnedi Okorafor, narrated by Robin Miles, 12, recommended
Anathem by Neal Stephenson, 17, not recommended
China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F. McHugh, 17, recommended
When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore, 17, recommended
The Beginning Place by Ursula K. Le Guin, narrated by Rob Inglis, 18, recommended
Lady of the Lake (Witcher Book 7) by Andrzej Sapkowski, translated by David French, 18, recommended
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy Book 1) by Mira Grant (Seanan McGuire), narrated by Paula Christensen and Jesse Bernstein, 18, recommended
The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home (Fairyland Book 5) by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Ana Juan, 21, recommended
Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas Book 1) by Zoraida Córdova, 21, not recommended
Black Powder War (Temerarie Book 3) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, 21, recommended
Total: 15 books

May
Stygian by Santino Hassell, 5, recommended
The Will of the Empress (Circle Reforged Book 1) by Tamora Pierce, 5, recommended
Three Souls by Janie Chang, narrated by Emily Woo Zeller, recommended
Season of Storms (Witcher Book 8) by Andrzej Sapkowski, translated by fans, 6, not recommended
Ninefox Gambit (The Machineries of Empire Book 1) by Yoon Ha Lee, 6 recommended
Home (Binti Book 2) by Nnedi Okrafor, 6, recommended
Annihilation (Southern Reach Book 1) by Jeff VanderMeer, 9, recommended
Empire of Ivory (Temeraire Book 4) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, 9, recommended
The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson, narrated by Rebecca Mozo and Lincoln Hoppe, 9, recommended
The Sandman, Vol 4: A Game of You (Issues #32-37) by Neil Gaiman, 12, not recommended
The Sandman, Vol 5: Fables and Reflections (Issues #29-31, 38-40, 50, Sandman Special: The Song of Orpheus, Vertigo Preview) by Neil Gaiman, 12, recommended
Authority (Southern Reach Book 2) by Jeff VanderMeer, narrated by Bronson Pinchot, 12, recommended
Well Witched (Verdigris Deep) by Frances Hardinge, narrated by Bianca Amato, 15, recommended
The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore, 15, not recommended
Victory of Eagles (Temeraire Book 5) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, 15, recommended
The Female Man, Joanna Russ, 18, recommended
Little Brother (Little Brother Book 1) by Cory Doctorow, narrated by Kirby Heyborne, 18, not recommended
The Book of Phoenix (Who Fears Death Book 0.1) by Nnedi Okorafor, 18, not recommended
Tongues of Serpents (Temeraire Book 6) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, 24, recommended
Acceptance (Southern Reach Book 3) by Jeff VanderMeer, 24, not recommended
The Devourers by Indra Das, 24, recommended
Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, narrated by Dan Bittner, 31, not recommended
God's War (Bel Dame Apocrypha Book 1) by Kameron Hurley, 31, not recommended
Orleans by Sherri L. Smith, 31, not recommended
Total: 24 books

June
Agents of Dreamland by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 4, recommended
Who Fears Death (Who Fears Death Book 1) by Nnedi Okorafor, 4, not recommended
The Golem and the Jinni (The Golem and the Jinni Book 1) by Helene Wecker, narrated by George Guidall, 4, recommended
Planet of Exile (Hainish Cycle Book 2) by Ursula K. Le Guin, narrated by Stephen Hoye and Carrington MacDuffie, 8, recommended
Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables Book 1) by L.M. Montgomery, 8, recommended
Dangerous Space by Kelley Eskridge, 8, recommended
More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera, 22, recommended
Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson, narrated by Peter Jay Fernandez, 22, not recommended
Sutphin Boulevard (Five Boroughs Book 1) by Santino Hassell, 22, not recommended
ZOO by Otsuichi, translated by Terry Gallagher, 22, recommended
1Q84 by Haruki Murakami, translated by Jay Rubin and Philip Gabriel, 22, not recommended
Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang, 22, recommended
Anne of Avonlea (Anne of Green Gables Book 2) by L.M. Montgomery, 29, recommended
The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath by H.P. Lovecraft, 29, recommended
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe by Kij Johnson, 29, recommended
Total: 15 books

July
Fires of Azeroth (The Morgaine Saga Book 3) by C.J. Cherryh, 3, not recommended
Promise of Shadows by Justina Ireland, 3, not recommended
The Secret Horses of Briar Hill by Megan Shepherd, 3, recommended
The Second Mango (Mangoverse Book 1) by Shira Glassman, 17, not recommended
Shissou Holiday by Otsuichi, art by Hiro Kiyohara, 17, not recommended
Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery, 17, recommended
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi, 19, recommended
Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements edited by adrienne maree brown, Walidah Imarisha, 19, not recommended
The Martian by Andy Weir, 19, not recommended
Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children Book 2) by Seanan McGuire, 22, recommended
The House of Shattered Wings (Dominion of the Fallen Book 1) by Aliette de Bodard, narrated by Peter Kenny, 22, not recommended
Crucible of Gold (Temeraire Book 7) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, 22, recommended
Sister Light, Sister Dark (Great Alta Book 1) by Jane Yolen, 29, recommended
Wicked Gentlemen by Ginn Hale, 29, recommended
Blood of Tyrants (Temeraire Book 8) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, 29, recommended
Trouble and Her Friends by Melissa Scott, 30, not recommended
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg by Philip José Farmer, 30, not recommended
Stargate by Pauline Gedge, 30, not recommended
Total: 18 books

August
Travel Light by Naomi Mitchison, 4, recommended
A Plague of Unicorns by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Tom McGrath, 4, recommended
The Pride of Chanur (Chanur Book 1) by C.J. Cherryh, 4, recommended
The Girl from Everywhere (The Girl From Everywhere Book 1) by Heidi Heilig, narrated by Kim Mai Guest, 6, recommended
City of Illusions (Hainish Cycle Book 3) by Ursula K. Le Guin, narrated by Stephan Rudnicki, 6, recommended
The Gilda Stories by Jewelle L. Gómez, 6, not recommended
In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle, 8, recommended
Roses and Rot by Kat Howard, 8, not recommended
League of Dragons (Temeriare Book 9) by Naomi Novik, narrated by Simon Vance, recommended
The Privilege of the Sword (Riverside Book 2) by Ellen Kushner, 19, recommended
Vermilion by Molly Tanzer, narrated by Emily Woo Zeller, 19, recommended
Software (Ware Book 1) by Rudy Rucker, 19, not recommended
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead, 24, not recommended
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, 24, recommended
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver, narrated by Sarah Drew, 24, not recommended
Bad Boy by Elliot Wake, 31, not recommended
Of Sorrow and Such by Angela Slatter, 31, recommended
Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places by Colin Dickey, 31, recommended
Total: 18 books

September
Call Me by Your Name by André Aciman, 6, not recommended
The Bear and the Nightingale (The Bear and the Nightingale Book 1) by Katherine Arden, narrated by Kathleen Gati, 6, not recommended
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Book 1) by Benjamin Alire Sáenz, 6, not recommended
The House of Binding Thorns (Dominion of the Fallen Book 2) by Aliette de Bodard, 13, recommended
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree Jr., 13, recommended
Way Station by Clifford D. Simak, 13, recommended
The Ecliptic by Benjamin Wood, narrated by Jane MacFarlane, 22, not recommended
The Changeling by Zilpha Keatley Snyder, illustrated by Alton Raible, 22, recommended
Infomocracy (The Centenal Cycle Book 1) by Malka Ann Older, narrated by Christine Marshall, 22, not recommended
Total: 9 books

Year Long Total: 112 books



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