Reading

Total Books Read in 2016:

91 / 100

Favorites So Far:
The Magician's Land – Lev Grossman
The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Survival and Obsession Among America's Great White Sharks – Susan Casey
Winter Marissa Meyer
The Doldrums – Nicholas Gannon
The Map to Everywhere – Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis 
The Scorpion Rules – Erin Bow 
Every Heart a Doorway – Seanan McGuire 
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There – Catherynne Valente 
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Off the Shelf Challenge 2016: 

20 / 50

  1. 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus – Mann
  2.  The 90-Day Novel – Watt
  3. Across the Wall – Nix
  4. The Age of Miracles – Walker
  5. Amphigorey Also - Gorey
  6. Amphigorey Too - Gorey
  7. Are You Being Served – Rigelsford, Tibballs, and Brown
  8. The Baby Owner's Manual – Borgenicht
  9. Beastly Bones  – Ritter
  10. Broken Music – Sting
  11. The Cabinet of Wonders  – Rutkoski
  12. Clariel – Nix
  13. Dear Daughter – Little
  14. The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Survival and Obsession Among America's Great White Sharks – Casey
  15. The Dream Thieves – Stiefvater
  16. The Emily Dickinson Reader – Legault
  17. Fortunately, the Milk – Gaiman
  18. Freakin' Fabulous Kelly
  19. Futureland – Mosley
  20. The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic and How it Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World – Johnson
  21. The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There – Valente
  22. Gold – Cleave
  23. The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling – Fielding
  24. At Home – Bryson
  25. Imagine: How Creativity Works – Lehrer
  26. The Little Book of Haiku – Hamill
  27. The Magician's Land – Grossman
  28. Maurice - Forster
  29. The Mother Tongue – Bryson
  30. The Plague – Camus
  31. The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less – Schwartz
  32. People of the Book – Brooks
  33. The Pocket Muse 2 – Wood
  34. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Austen & Grahame-Smith
  35. The Resurrectionist O'Connell 
  36. Ruin and Rising – Bardugo
  37. Saving Lives Goldbarth
  38. Siege and Storm – Bardugo 
  39. Skin: A Natural History – Jablonski
  40. Snapshots of the Past – Fagan
  41. Surrealism – Robinson
  42. The Wind Through the Keyhole – King
  43. What If? – Munroe
  44. What to Expect When You're Expecting – Murkoff
  45. The Writer's Journey – Vogler
Others TBD

Total Books Read in 2015:

90 / 100

Favorites Read in 2015:

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Vicious by V. E. Schwab
Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg (audiobook)
The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Jackaby by William Ritter
The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski
A Curious Tale of the In-Between Lauren DeStefano
The Legend of Eli Monpress by Rachel Aaron
The Gates by John Connolly
The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma
The Magician's Lie by Greer Macallister

Total Books Read in 2014:

100 / 100

Favorites Read in 2014:
Scarlet – Marissa Meyer
Playing With Fire – Derek Landy
Poison – Bridget Zinn
Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo
The Archived – Victoria Schwab
The Winner's Curse – Marie Rutkoski
Animals in Translation – Temple Grandin
The Sports Gene – David Epstein
Eleanor & Park – Rainbow Rowell
Dreams of Gods and Monsters – Laini Taylor
Snow Like Ashes – Sara Raasch
The Twistrose Key – Tone Almhjell


Total Books Read in 2013:

112 / 100

Favorites Read in 2013:

Days of Blood and Starlight - Taylor
Black Heart - Black
Doll Bones - Black
The Scorpio Race - Stiefvater
Graceling; Fire; Bitterblue - Cashore
Grendel - Gardner
In a Sunburned Country - Bryson
Skulduggery Pleasant - Derek Landy
Hyperbole and a Half - Brosh
Mind Games - White
Born to Run - McDougall
Look Me in the Eye - Robison
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Shaffer and Barrows

Total Books Read in 2012:

106 / 100

Favorites Read in 2012:

Daughter of Smoke and Bone - Taylor
Red Glove - Black
Imaginary Girls - Suma
The Book Thief - Zusak
When She Woke - Jordan
Song of the Orange Moons - Stephens
Ex Libris - Fadiman


Total Books Read in 2011: 

85 / 75

Favorites Read in 2011:

To Say Nothing of the Dog - Willis
The Secret History - Tartt
Cat's Eye - Atwood
The Replacement - Yovanoff
Zombies vs Unicorns - Black and Larbelestier
Sapphique - Fisher
Paper Towns - John Green
A Tale Dark and Grimm - Gidwitz
The Year of the Flood - Atwood
The Children of Men - James


Reading Lolita in Tehran - Nafisi
The Lucifer Effect - Zimbardo