Reading List

(k)  kindle | + rereads | * library book | # bookclub


1. Emergence, CJ Cherryh (k) 

2. Lab Girl, Hope Jahren (k)

2. When They Come For You, James W. Hall (k)



1. Adnan’s Story: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial, Rabia Chaudry (k)

2. Shades of Circle City, Stephanie A. Cain (k)

3. End of Watch, Stephen King *

4. When Nobody’s Watching: My Hard Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World, Carli Lloyd (k)

5. Convergence, CJ Cherryh (k)

6. Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction, Derek Thompson *

7. Alliance of Equals, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller *

8.  Breath of Earth, Beth Cato *

9. Bette and Joan: The Divine Feud, Shaun Considene

10. The Gathering Edge, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller (k)

11. Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions, Amy Stewart

12. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, Neil DeGrasse Tyson

13. A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L’Engle +




1. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Alan Dean Foster (k)

2. Girl Waits with Gun, Amy Stewart (k)

3. The Price of Salt, Patricia Highsmith (k)

4. Visitor, C.J. Cherryh (k)

5. The Last Girl, Joe Hart (k)

6. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Rick Riordan (k)

7. Lady Cop Makes Trouble, Amy Stewart (k)

8. Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, Mary Roach (k)

9. Swan’s Braid & Other Tales of Terizan, Tanya Huff (k)



1. Protector, C.J. Cherryh (k)

2. Peacemaker, C.J. Cherryh (k)

3. Carousel Seas, Sharon Lee (k)

4. The Paying Guests, Sara Waters (k) *

5. Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu, Laurence Bergreen

6. Strangers on a Train, Patricia Highsmith

7. Station Eleven, Emily St. John Mandel (k) *

8. Madam Secretary, Madeleine Albright *

9. Tracker, C.J. Cherryh (k)

10. The Running Man, Stephen King (k) *

11. Finders Keepers, Stephen King (k) *

12. So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, Jon Ronson (k) *

13. Library of Souls, Ransom Riggs (k)



1. Young Avengers Vol 2 (2014)

2. The Fault in Our Stars, John Green (k)

3. The Shining, Stephen King (k)

4. Doctor Who: Only Human, Gareth Roberts

5. My Planet: Finding Humor in the Oddest Places, Mary Roach *

6. Snuff, Terry Pratchett (k)

7. Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, Mary Roach *

8. Predictable Success, Les McKeown *

9. Raising Steam, Terry Pratchett (k)

10. Young Avengers Vol 3 (2014)

11. Doctor Sleep, Stephen King *

12. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs *

13. Hollow City, Ransom Riggs (k) *

14. The Song of the Quarkbeast, Jasper Fforde (k) *

15. Carousel Sun, Sharon Lee (k)

16. The Eye of Zoltar, Japser Fforde *

17. The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry, Jon Ronson (k) *

18. Intruder, C.J. Cherryh



1. The Sea of Monsters, Rick Riordan

2. The Titan’s Curse, Rick Riordan

3. The Battle of the Labyrinth, Rick Riordan

4. Y: The Last Man Vol 8-10, Brian K. Vaughan

5. Star Trek, Alan Dean Foster

6. Enough: Finding More by Living with Less, Will Davis Jr.

7. The Way of Shadows, Brent Weeks

8. The Last Olympian, Rick Riordan

9. The Lost Hero, Rick Riordan (k)

10. The Ghost Belonged to Me, Richard Peck

11. Dispatches from the Edge, Anderson Cooper

12. Shadow’s Edge, Brent Weeks

13. The Last Voyage of Columbus, Martin Dugard

14. The Westing Game, Ellen Raskin

15. Ghosts I Have Been, Richard Peck

16. The Last Dragonslayer, Jasper Fforde

17. Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor, Rosina Harrison (k)

18. Carousel Tides, Sharon Lee (k)

19. Young Avengers Vol 1 (2013)

20. Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain (k)



1. Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Elinore Pruitt Stewart (k)

2. Ripley Underground, Patricia Highsmith

3. Ripley’s Game, Patricia Highsmith

4. Dragon Ship, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller (k)

5. Solo: A Memoir of Hope, Hope Solo and Ann Killion

6. The Woman Who Died a Lot, Jasper Fforde (k)

7. The Time Machine, H.G. Wells (k)

8. The Cloud Roads, Martha Wells (k)

9. The Boy Who Followed Ripley, Patricia Highsmith

10. Doctor’s Orders, Diane Duane

11. Doctor Who: Borrowed Time, Naomi Alderman

12. Doctor Who: Dead of Winter, James Goss

13. Y: The Last Man Vol. 1-7, Brian K. Vaughan

14. Ripley Under Water, Patricia Highsmith

15. The Lightning Thief, Rick Riordan



1. Conflict of Honors, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

2. Agent of Change, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

3. Carpe Diem, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

4. Plan B, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller

5. I Dare, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

6. Local Custom, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

7. Scouts Progress, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

8. Mouse and Dragon, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

9. Fledgling, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

10. Salutation, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

11. Crystal Soldier, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

12. Crystal Dragon, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

13. Balance of Trade, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

14. Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, Mary Roach

15. Swords & Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery, Jonathan Strahan and Lou Anders

16. One of Our Thursdays is Missing, Jasper Fforde

17. Wind from the South, Diane Duane (k)

18. The Talented Mr. Ripley, Patricia Highsmith

19. Deceiver, C.J. Cherryh

20. Betrayer, C.J. Cherryh

21. Ghost Ship (ARC), Sharon Lee & Steve Miller (k)

22. Alien, Alan Dean Foster

23. In the Garden of Iden, Kage Baker

24. A Dance with Dragons, George RR Martin

25. Aliens, Alan Dean Foster

26. The Faded Sun Trilogy, CJ Cherryh

27. Runaways, Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona

28. iZOMBIE, Chris Roberson and Michael Allred

29. Ripley Underground, Patricia Highsmith

30. The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern



1. Shades of Grey, Jasper Fforde

2. The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (k)

3. Emma, Jane Austen (k) + #

4. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (k)

5. People of the Book, Geraldine Brooks (k) #

6. Heavy Time, C.J. Cherryh (k)

7. Lucy’s Diary, Lucy Rodd

8. Hellburner, C.J. Cherryh (k)

9. House of Sand and Fog, Andre Dubus #

10. North & South, Elizabeth Gaskell (k)

11. A Free Man of Color, Barbara Hambly

12. The Guardians, Lynn Abbey

13. Cranford, Elizabeth Gaskell (k)

14. The Paladin, C.J. Cherryh

15. Faery in Shadow, C.J. Cherryh

16. Neon Angel: A Memoir of a Runaway, Cherie Currie & Tony O’Neill *

17. On Tremendous Trifles, G.K. Chesterton (k)

18. The Wooden Sword, Lynn Abbey (Walensor Book 1)

19. Beneath the Web, Lynn Abbey (Walensor Book 2)

20.  A Game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin

21. A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin (k)

22. A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin (k)

23. Making Money, Terry Pratchett

24. Behind the Scenes or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House, by Elizabeth Keckley *

25. A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (k)

26. Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between A First Lady and a Former Slave, Jennifer Fleischner *

27. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson (k)

28. West with the Night, Beryl Markham

29. Gaudy Night, Dorothy L. Sayers

30. Busman’s Honeymoon, Dorothy L. Sayers

31. Strong Poison, Dorothy L. Sayers (k)

32. Have His Carcass, Dorothy L. Sayers

33. Grimspace, Ann Aguirre (k)

34. Wanderlust, Ann Aguirre (k)

35. Merovingen Nights: Festival Moon, Edited by C.J. Cherryh

36. Merovingen Nights: Fever Season, Edited by C.J. Cherryh

37. Merovingen Nights: Troubled Waters, Edited by C.J. Cherryh

38. Merovingen Nights: Smuggler’s Gold, Edited by C.J. Cherryh

39. Visible Light, C.J. Cherryh

40. Merovingen Nights: Divine Right, Edited by C.J. Cherryh

41. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, Dorothy L. Sayers

42. Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World’s Most Repressive Country, Mike Kim *

43. Merovingen Nights: End Game, Edited by C.J. Cherryh

44. Cordelia’s Honor, Lois McMaster Bujold (k) +

45. Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family, Condoleezza Rice

46. Dreadnought, Cherie Priest (k)



1. When True Night Falls, C.S. Friedman

2. Crown of Shadows, C.S. Friedman

3. Regenesis, C.J. Cherryh

4. Wings of Wrath, C.S. Friedman

5. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Lisa See #

6. Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen #

7. Conspirator, C.J. Cherryh

8. The Man Who Was Thursday, GK Chesterton +

9. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Shaffer/Barrows #

10. The Book Thief, Mark Zusak * #

11. The Blade Itself, Joe Abercrombie

12. My Life in France, Julia Child

13. Before They Are Hanged, Joe Abercrombie

14. The French Gardener, Santa Montefiore #

15. Atonement, Ian McEwan #

16. Last Argument of Kings, Joe Abercrombie

17. An Echo in the Bone, Diana Gabaldon

18. The Tree of Swords and Jewels, C.J. Cherryh

19. The Memory Keepers Daughter, Kim Edwards * #

20. Beat the Reaper, Josh Bazell

21. Gate of Ivrel, C.J. Cherryh

22. Well of Shiuan, C.J. Cherryh

23. Fires of Azeroth, C.J. Cherryh

24. Exile’s Gate, C.J. Cherryh

25. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson #

26. Angel with the Sword (Merovingen Nights), C.J. Cherryh

27. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, Terry Pratchett

28. The Girl Who Played with Fire, Stieg Larsson



1. Merchanter’s Luck, C.J. Cherryh

2. Rimrunners, C.J. Cherryh

3. Foundation, Isaac Asimov

4. Second Foundation, Isaac Asimov

5. Cagebird, Karin Lowachee

6. Fool on the Hill: A Novel, Matt Ruff

7. The War of the Worlds, HG Wells

8. The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, Martin Dugard

9. Journey to the Center of the Earth, Jules Verne

10. The Life and Art of Jerome Tiger: From War to Peace, Life to Death, Peggy Tiger and Molly Babcock

11. Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey

12. Black Sun Rising: The Coldfire Trilogy #1, C.S. Friedman

13. Cloud’s Rider, C.J. Cherryh



1. Thud!, Terry Pratchett

2. Jingo, Terry Pratchett

3. Forty Thousand In Gehenna, C.J. Cherryh

4. Deliverer, C.J. Cherryh

5. The Eyre Affair, Jasper Fforde

6. Lost in a Good Book, Jasper Fforde

7. Storm Front, Jim Butcher

8. The Well of Lost Plots, Jasper Fforde

9. Something Rotten, Jasper Fforde

10. The Big Over Easy, Jasper Fforde

11. The Fourth Bear, Jasper Fforde

12. Warchild, Karin Lawachee

13. Burndive, Karin Lawachee

14. Stardust, Neil Gaiman

15. Ethan of Athos, Louis McMaster Bujold *

16. Bad Monkeys, Matt Ruff



1. Doctor Who: The Stealers of Dreams, Steve Lyons

2. Doctor Who: The Time Monster, Terrance Dicks

3. The Vor Game, Lois McMaster Bujold *

4. Ethan Frome, Edith Wharton

5. Falling Free, Lois McMaster Bujold *

6. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin

7. Night Watch, Terry Pratchett

8. Cordelia’s Honor, Lois McMaster Bujold *

9. The Curse of Chalion, Lois McMaster Bujold

10. The Wilding, C.S. Friedman

11. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens

12. Down Below Station, C.J. Cherryh

13. Foreigner, C.J. Cherryh

14. Invader, C.J. Cherryh

15. Inheritor, C.J. Cherryh

16. Precursor, C.J. Cherryh

17. Defender, C.J. Cherryh

18. Explorer, C.J. Cherryh

19. Destroyer, C.J. Cherryh

20. Pretender, C.J. Cherryh

21. Brothers of Earth, C.J. Cherryh

22. Feet of Clay, Terry Pratchett

23. The Fifth Elephant, Terry Pratchett

24. Monstrous Regiment, Terry Pratchett

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