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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#301  Postby crazyfitter » Nov 11, 2016 8:24 am

1. The History of England vol1 Foundation - Peter Ackroyd
2. Dead Man's Ransom - Ellis Peters
3. The Nine Tailors - Dorothy L. Sayers. Thanks for the recommendation Evolving I really enjoyed it.
4. The Stranger - Albert Camus
5. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams.Read this several times in the past and it just seemed a bit flat this time.
6. Assassins Apprentice - Robin Hobbs
7. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobbs
8. The Racketeer - John Grisham Reread
9. Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
10. Children of Dust - Ali Eteraz
11. Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
12. Slabscape:Reset - S. Spencer Baker
13. Slabscape:Dammit - S. Spencer Baker
14. Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst
15. Istanbul Passage - Joseph Kanon
16. Back on Murder - J. Mark Bertrand
17. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
18. The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
19. The Cartel - Don Winslow
20. Savages - Don Winslow
21. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winslow
22. The Slaughter Man - Tony Parsons
23. Arrival - Ryk Brown
24. Murder House - James Patterson & David Ellis
25. The Girl in the Spiders Web - David Lagercrantz
26. California Fire & Life - Don Winslow
27. Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
28. The Travelers - Chris Pavone
29. A Dying Breed - Peter Hanington
30. Night Heron - Adam Brookes
31. Spy Games - Adam Brookes
32. the long way to a small angry planet - Becky Chambers
33. Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
34. Rogue Elements - Hector Macdonald
35. The Corporation Wars: Dissidence - Ken Macleod
36. The Gentleman's Hour - Don Winslow
37. The Kings of Cool - Don Winslow
38. Palace of Treason - Jason Matthews
39. Century Rain - Alistair Reynolds
40. The Litigators - John Grisham - re-read
41. The Return of Captain John Emmett - Elizabeth Speller
The slap in the face that is offered by anti-rationalist, pseudo-scientists and anti-intellectuals that infest much of public discourse is a sad coda to what has been achieved these centuries past by the scientific method - don’t get me started
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#302  Postby Fallible » Nov 11, 2016 1:58 pm

1. Asylum - Madeleine Roux.
2. Sanctum - Madeleine Roux.
3. Think - Simon Blackburn.
4. Half A King - Joe Abercrombie.
5. The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell. KINDLE BOOK.
6. Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies - Nick Frost.
7. The Watchers - Neil Spring.
8. Benediction - Kent Haruf.
9. A Lovely Way to Burn - Louise Welsh.
10. Death is a Welcome Guest - Louise Welsh.
11. The Colony - F.G. Cottam. KINDLE BOOK.
12. Dark Resurrection - F.G. Cottam. KINDLE BOOK.
13. The Going and the Rise - F.G. Cottam. KINDLE BOOK.
14. Everything I Never Told You - Celeste Ng.
15. The Castle of Crossed Destinies - Italo Calvino. Re-read.
16. The Book of Strange New Things - Michel Faber.
17. Empty World - John Christopher.
18. Full Dark, No Stars - Stephen King.
19. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro.
20. A Wizard of Earthsea - Ursula Le Guin. KINDLE BOOK.
21. The Black Cloud - Fred Hoyle.
22. The Supernatural Enhancements - Edgar Cantero.
23. What Milo Saw - Virginia MacGregor.
24. The Distant Hours - Kate Morton.
25. Overcoming Gambling: A Guide for Problem and Compulsive Gamblers - Philip Mawer.
26. Midwinter of the Spirit - Phil Rickman. KINDLE BOOK.
27. The Cold Calling - Will Kingdom.
28. Travelers Rest - Keith Lee Morris. KINDLE BOOK.
29. Atonement - Ian MacEwan.
30. Finders Keepers - Stephen King.
31. The Willows - Algernon Blackwood. KINDLE BOOK.
32. No One Gets Out Alive - Adam Nevill.
33. Hide Me Among the Graves - Tim Powers.
34. The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Re-read.
35. The Three - Sarah Lotz. KINDLE BOOK.
36. Pawn of Prophecy-David Eddings.
37. Lunar Park- Brett Easton Ellis.
38. Hunter's Moon - G.V.Whelan.
39. Hideous Creatures - S.E. Lister.
40. Dream London - Tony Ballantyne.
41. The French Revolution - Christopher Hibbert. KINDLE BOOK.
42. Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution - Ruth Scurr. KINDLE BOOK.
43. A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara.
44. The City's Son - Tom Pollock.
45. The Lie Tree - Frances Hardinge.
46. The Loney - Andrew Michael Hurley.
47. The End of the World Running Club - Adrian J. Walker. KINDLE BOOK.
48. Wine of Angels - Phil Rickman. KINDLE BOOK.
49. The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land. - Thomas Asbridge. KINDLE BOOK.
50. Purity - Jonathan Franzen.
51. The Midnight Palace - Carlos Ruiz Zafon.
52. A Crown of Lights - Phil Rickman. KINDLE BOOK.
53. Happy: Why More or Less Everything is Absolutely Fine - Derren Brown. KINDLE BOOK.
54. The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins. KINDLE BOOK.
55. Last Call - Tim Powers.
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She revelled in adventure and imagination.
She never listened to no hater, liar,
Breaking boundaries and chasing fire.
Oh, my my! Oh my, she flies!
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#303  Postby NamelessFaceless » Nov 11, 2016 3:30 pm

Audiobooks in Italics

1. An American Tragedy - Theodore Dreiser
2. The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale - Joseph Conrad
3. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Titan's Curse - Rick Riordan
4. Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces - Radley Balko
5. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
6. To Have and Have Not - Ernest Hemingway
7. Rasputin and the Jews - Delin Colon
8. James and the Giant Peach - Roald Dahl
9. What is Free Trade? - Frederic Bastiat
10. Darkness at Noon - Arthur Koestler
11. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator - Roald Dahl
12. Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
13. The New Libertarianism: Anarcho-Capitalism - J. Michael Oliver
14. We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
15. The Sweet Hereafter - Russell Banks
16. Man-Eater: The Life and Legend of an American Cannibal - Harold Schecter
17. The Rainbow - D. H. Lawrence
18. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations - Adam Smith
19. An Outline of Occult Science - Rudolf Steiner (this is the biggest collection of woo I've ever seen in one place)
20. The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation - Harold Schecter
21. Mistakes of Moses - Robert Green Ingersoll
22. The Rise and Fall of Nixon: A Scandalous Legacy - Calvin Murphy
23. Tender is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgerald
24. That's a Great Question: What to Say When Your Faith is Challenged - Glenn Pearson
25. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Lawrence Wright
26. Without a Doubt - Marcia Clark
27. The Prettiest One - James Hankins
28. In Defense of Women - H.L. Mencken
29. Failure of Justice: A Brutal Murder, An Obsessed Cop, Six Wrongful Convictions - John Ferak
30. Nostromo - Joseph Conrad
31. Jesus Freaks: A True Story of Murder and Madness on the Evangelical Edge - Don Lattin
32. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (short, but 3 volumes) - Alvin Schwartz
33. The Lost Hero - Rick Riordan
34. The Education of Henry Adams - Henry Adams
35. Pale Fire - Vladimir Nobokov
36. A Life From Beginning to End (series): Theodore Roosevelt, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington
37. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
38. A Journal of the Plague Year, written by a citizen who continued all the while in London - Daniel Defoe
39. Law & Disorder - John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
40. St. Paul: The Apostle we Love to Hate - Karen Armstrong
41. The Son of Neptune - Rick Riordan
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#304  Postby NamelessFaceless » Nov 11, 2016 3:35 pm

Fallible, I just realized you already made it! Congrats! :cheers:
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#305  Postby Fallible » Nov 11, 2016 3:38 pm

Thanks. :)
She battled through in every kind of tribulation,
She revelled in adventure and imagination.
She never listened to no hater, liar,
Breaking boundaries and chasing fire.
Oh, my my! Oh my, she flies!
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#306  Postby NamelessFaceless » Nov 11, 2016 3:41 pm

And Blip too! Congrats! :cheers:
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#307  Postby Blip » Nov 11, 2016 4:19 pm

NamelessFaceless wrote:And Blip too! Congrats! :cheers:


Thank you! :cheers:

I'd had a long fallow period for reading (lifestyle change) and being able to devote regular time to it again is a joy.
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#308  Postby Blip » Nov 11, 2016 4:31 pm

Which reminds me...

First 50 here.

51. The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
52. The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
53. Miracle at Sant'Anna by James McBride
54. The Crow Road by Iain Banks
55. The Great Derangement by Amitav Ghosh
56. Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver (wonderful, as all her work is)
57. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson (I'd missed this, and really enjoyed it)
58. Moon Palace by Paul Auster (slow to start, but as a whole worth your while)
59. Dark As My Heart by Antti Tuomainen translated by Lola Rogers (this is lovely: a crime novel written by a poet)
60. A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay (horror, but not in the conventional sense)
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#309  Postby crazyfitter » Nov 14, 2016 2:18 pm

1. The History of England vol1 Foundation - Peter Ackroyd
2. Dead Man's Ransom - Ellis Peters
3. The Nine Tailors - Dorothy L. Sayers. Thanks for the recommendation Evolving I really enjoyed it.
4. The Stranger - Albert Camus
5. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams.Read this several times in the past and it just seemed a bit flat this time.
6. Assassins Apprentice - Robin Hobbs
7. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobbs
8. The Racketeer - John Grisham Reread
9. Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
10. Children of Dust - Ali Eteraz
11. Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
12. Slabscape:Reset - S. Spencer Baker
13. Slabscape:Dammit - S. Spencer Baker
14. Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst
15. Istanbul Passage - Joseph Kanon
16. Back on Murder - J. Mark Bertrand
17. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
18. The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
19. The Cartel - Don Winslow
20. Savages - Don Winslow
21. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winslow
22. The Slaughter Man - Tony Parsons
23. Arrival - Ryk Brown
24. Murder House - James Patterson & David Ellis
25. The Girl in the Spiders Web - David Lagercrantz
26. California Fire & Life - Don Winslow
27. Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
28. The Travelers - Chris Pavone
29. A Dying Breed - Peter Hanington
30. Night Heron - Adam Brookes
31. Spy Games - Adam Brookes
32. the long way to a small angry planet - Becky Chambers
33. Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
34. Rogue Elements - Hector Macdonald
35. The Corporation Wars: Dissidence - Ken Macleod
36. The Gentleman's Hour - Don Winslow
37. The Kings of Cool - Don Winslow
38. Palace of Treason - Jason Matthews
39. Century Rain - Alistair Reynolds
40. The Litigators - John Grisham - re-read
41. The Return of Captain John Emmett - Elizabeth Speller
42. King Solomon's Mines - Henry Rider Haggard
The slap in the face that is offered by anti-rationalist, pseudo-scientists and anti-intellectuals that infest much of public discourse is a sad coda to what has been achieved these centuries past by the scientific method - don’t get me started
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#310  Postby crazyfitter » Nov 17, 2016 8:44 pm

1. The History of England vol1 Foundation - Peter Ackroyd
2. Dead Man's Ransom - Ellis Peters
3. The Nine Tailors - Dorothy L. Sayers. Thanks for the recommendation Evolving I really enjoyed it.
4. The Stranger - Albert Camus
5. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams.Read this several times in the past and it just seemed a bit flat this time.
6. Assassins Apprentice - Robin Hobbs
7. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobbs
8. The Racketeer - John Grisham Reread
9. Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
10. Children of Dust - Ali Eteraz
11. Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
12. Slabscape:Reset - S. Spencer Baker
13. Slabscape:Dammit - S. Spencer Baker
14. Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst
15. Istanbul Passage - Joseph Kanon
16. Back on Murder - J. Mark Bertrand
17. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
18. The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
19. The Cartel - Don Winslow
20. Savages - Don Winslow
21. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winslow
22. The Slaughter Man - Tony Parsons
23. Arrival - Ryk Brown
24. Murder House - James Patterson & David Ellis
25. The Girl in the Spiders Web - David Lagercrantz
26. California Fire & Life - Don Winslow
27. Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
28. The Travelers - Chris Pavone
29. A Dying Breed - Peter Hanington
30. Night Heron - Adam Brookes
31. Spy Games - Adam Brookes
32. the long way to a small angry planet - Becky Chambers
33. Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
34. Rogue Elements - Hector Macdonald
35. The Corporation Wars: Dissidence - Ken Macleod
36. The Gentleman's Hour - Don Winslow
37. The Kings of Cool - Don Winslow
38. Palace of Treason - Jason Matthews
39. Century Rain - Alistair Reynolds
40. The Litigators - John Grisham - re-read
41. The Return of Captain John Emmett - Elizabeth Speller
42. King Solomon's Mines - Henry Rider Haggard
43. Dixie City Jam - James Lee Burke
The slap in the face that is offered by anti-rationalist, pseudo-scientists and anti-intellectuals that infest much of public discourse is a sad coda to what has been achieved these centuries past by the scientific method - don’t get me started
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#311  Postby NamelessFaceless » Nov 18, 2016 7:51 pm

Audiobooks in Italics

1. An American Tragedy - Theodore Dreiser
2. The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale - Joseph Conrad
3. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Titan's Curse - Rick Riordan
4. Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces - Radley Balko
5. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
6. To Have and Have Not - Ernest Hemingway
7. Rasputin and the Jews - Delin Colon
8. James and the Giant Peach - Roald Dahl
9. What is Free Trade? - Frederic Bastiat
10. Darkness at Noon - Arthur Koestler
11. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator - Roald Dahl
12. Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
13. The New Libertarianism: Anarcho-Capitalism - J. Michael Oliver
14. We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
15. The Sweet Hereafter - Russell Banks
16. Man-Eater: The Life and Legend of an American Cannibal - Harold Schecter
17. The Rainbow - D. H. Lawrence
18. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations - Adam Smith
19. An Outline of Occult Science - Rudolf Steiner (this is the biggest collection of woo I've ever seen in one place)
20. The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation - Harold Schecter
21. Mistakes of Moses - Robert Green Ingersoll
22. The Rise and Fall of Nixon: A Scandalous Legacy - Calvin Murphy
23. Tender is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgerald
24. That's a Great Question: What to Say When Your Faith is Challenged - Glenn Pearson
25. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Lawrence Wright
26. Without a Doubt - Marcia Clark
27. The Prettiest One - James Hankins
28. In Defense of Women - H.L. Mencken
29. Failure of Justice: A Brutal Murder, An Obsessed Cop, Six Wrongful Convictions - John Ferak
30. Nostromo - Joseph Conrad
31. Jesus Freaks: A True Story of Murder and Madness on the Evangelical Edge - Don Lattin
32. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (short, but 3 volumes) - Alvin Schwartz
33. The Lost Hero - Rick Riordan
34. The Education of Henry Adams - Henry Adams
35. Pale Fire - Vladimir Nobokov
36. A Life From Beginning to End (series): Theodore Roosevelt, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington
37. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
38. A Journal of the Plague Year, written by a citizen who continued all the while in London - Daniel Defoe
39. Law & Disorder - John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
40. St. Paul: The Apostle we Love to Hate - Karen Armstrong
41. The Son of Neptune - Rick Riordan
42. Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography - Theodore Roosevelt
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#312  Postby Spinozasgalt » Nov 20, 2016 6:16 pm

1. Open Secrets - Alice Munro
2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling
3. Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes - Edith Hamilton
4. Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction - Julia Annas
5. Film and Female Consciousness: Irigaray, Cinema and Thinking Women - Lucy Bolton
6. The Unicorn - Iris Murdoch
7. The Lives of Animals - J. M. Coetzee
8. Philosophy & Animal Life - Stanley Cavell, Cora Diamond, John McDowell, Ian Hacking, & Cary Wolfe
9. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks - E. Lockhart
10. Ragnarok - A. S. Byatt
11. Sappho Is Burning - Page duBois
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#313  Postby crazyfitter » Nov 25, 2016 2:10 pm

1. The History of England vol1 Foundation - Peter Ackroyd
2. Dead Man's Ransom - Ellis Peters
3. The Nine Tailors - Dorothy L. Sayers. Thanks for the recommendation Evolving I really enjoyed it.
4. The Stranger - Albert Camus
5. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams.Read this several times in the past and it just seemed a bit flat this time.
6. Assassins Apprentice - Robin Hobbs
7. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobbs
8. The Racketeer - John Grisham Reread
9. Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
10. Children of Dust - Ali Eteraz
11. Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
12. Slabscape:Reset - S. Spencer Baker
13. Slabscape:Dammit - S. Spencer Baker
14. Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst
15. Istanbul Passage - Joseph Kanon
16. Back on Murder - J. Mark Bertrand
17. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
18. The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
19. The Cartel - Don Winslow
20. Savages - Don Winslow
21. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winslow
22. The Slaughter Man - Tony Parsons
23. Arrival - Ryk Brown
24. Murder House - James Patterson & David Ellis
25. The Girl in the Spiders Web - David Lagercrantz
26. California Fire & Life - Don Winslow
27. Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
28. The Travelers - Chris Pavone
29. A Dying Breed - Peter Hanington
30. Night Heron - Adam Brookes
31. Spy Games - Adam Brookes
32. the long way to a small angry planet - Becky Chambers
33. Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
34. Rogue Elements - Hector Macdonald
35. The Corporation Wars: Dissidence - Ken Macleod
36. The Gentleman's Hour - Don Winslow
37. The Kings of Cool - Don Winslow
38. Palace of Treason - Jason Matthews
39. Century Rain - Alistair Reynolds
40. The Litigators - John Grisham - re-read
41. The Return of Captain John Emmett - Elizabeth Speller
42. King Solomon's Mines - Henry Rider Haggard
43. Dixie City Jam - James Lee Burke
44. Burning Angel - James Lee Burke
The slap in the face that is offered by anti-rationalist, pseudo-scientists and anti-intellectuals that infest much of public discourse is a sad coda to what has been achieved these centuries past by the scientific method - don’t get me started
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#314  Postby crazyfitter » Nov 27, 2016 7:22 pm

1. The History of England vol1 Foundation - Peter Ackroyd
2. Dead Man's Ransom - Ellis Peters
3. The Nine Tailors - Dorothy L. Sayers. Thanks for the recommendation Evolving I really enjoyed it.
4. The Stranger - Albert Camus
5. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams.Read this several times in the past and it just seemed a bit flat this time.
6. Assassins Apprentice - Robin Hobbs
7. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobbs
8. The Racketeer - John Grisham Reread
9. Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
10. Children of Dust - Ali Eteraz
11. Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
12. Slabscape:Reset - S. Spencer Baker
13. Slabscape:Dammit - S. Spencer Baker
14. Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst
15. Istanbul Passage - Joseph Kanon
16. Back on Murder - J. Mark Bertrand
17. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
18. The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
19. The Cartel - Don Winslow
20. Savages - Don Winslow
21. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winslow
22. The Slaughter Man - Tony Parsons
23. Arrival - Ryk Brown
24. Murder House - James Patterson & David Ellis
25. The Girl in the Spiders Web - David Lagercrantz
26. California Fire & Life - Don Winslow
27. Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
28. The Travelers - Chris Pavone
29. A Dying Breed - Peter Hanington
30. Night Heron - Adam Brookes
31. Spy Games - Adam Brookes
32. the long way to a small angry planet - Becky Chambers
33. Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
34. Rogue Elements - Hector Macdonald
35. The Corporation Wars: Dissidence - Ken Macleod
36. The Gentleman's Hour - Don Winslow
37. The Kings of Cool - Don Winslow
38. Palace of Treason - Jason Matthews
39. Century Rain - Alistair Reynolds
40. The Litigators - John Grisham - re-read
41. The Return of Captain John Emmett - Elizabeth Speller
42. King Solomon's Mines - Henry Rider Haggard
43. Dixie City Jam - James Lee Burke
44. Burning Angel - James Lee Burke
45. Purple Cane Road - James Lee Burke
The slap in the face that is offered by anti-rationalist, pseudo-scientists and anti-intellectuals that infest much of public discourse is a sad coda to what has been achieved these centuries past by the scientific method - don’t get me started
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#315  Postby Fallible » Nov 28, 2016 8:21 pm

1. Asylum - Madeleine Roux.
2. Sanctum - Madeleine Roux.
3. Think - Simon Blackburn.
4. Half A King - Joe Abercrombie.
5. The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell. KINDLE BOOK.
6. Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies - Nick Frost.
7. The Watchers - Neil Spring.
8. Benediction - Kent Haruf.
9. A Lovely Way to Burn - Louise Welsh.
10. Death is a Welcome Guest - Louise Welsh.
11. The Colony - F.G. Cottam. KINDLE BOOK.
12. Dark Resurrection - F.G. Cottam. KINDLE BOOK.
13. The Going and the Rise - F.G. Cottam. KINDLE BOOK.
14. Everything I Never Told You - Celeste Ng.
15. The Castle of Crossed Destinies - Italo Calvino. Re-read.
16. The Book of Strange New Things - Michel Faber.
17. Empty World - John Christopher.
18. Full Dark, No Stars - Stephen King.
19. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro.
20. A Wizard of Earthsea - Ursula Le Guin. KINDLE BOOK.
21. The Black Cloud - Fred Hoyle.
22. The Supernatural Enhancements - Edgar Cantero.
23. What Milo Saw - Virginia MacGregor.
24. The Distant Hours - Kate Morton.
25. Overcoming Gambling: A Guide for Problem and Compulsive Gamblers - Philip Mawer.
26. Midwinter of the Spirit - Phil Rickman. KINDLE BOOK.
27. The Cold Calling - Will Kingdom.
28. Travelers Rest - Keith Lee Morris. KINDLE BOOK.
29. Atonement - Ian MacEwan.
30. Finders Keepers - Stephen King.
31. The Willows - Algernon Blackwood. KINDLE BOOK.
32. No One Gets Out Alive - Adam Nevill.
33. Hide Me Among the Graves - Tim Powers.
34. The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Re-read.
35. The Three - Sarah Lotz. KINDLE BOOK.
36. Pawn of Prophecy-David Eddings.
37. Lunar Park- Brett Easton Ellis.
38. Hunter's Moon - G.V.Whelan.
39. Hideous Creatures - S.E. Lister.
40. Dream London - Tony Ballantyne.
41. The French Revolution - Christopher Hibbert. KINDLE BOOK.
42. Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution - Ruth Scurr. KINDLE BOOK.
43. A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara.
44. The City's Son - Tom Pollock.
45. The Lie Tree - Frances Hardinge.
46. The Loney - Andrew Michael Hurley.
47. The End of the World Running Club - Adrian J. Walker. KINDLE BOOK.
48. Wine of Angels - Phil Rickman. KINDLE BOOK.
49. The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land. - Thomas Asbridge. KINDLE BOOK.
50. Purity - Jonathan Franzen.
51. The Midnight Palace - Carlos Ruiz Zafon.
52. A Crown of Lights - Phil Rickman. KINDLE BOOK.
53. Happy: Why More or Less Everything is Absolutely Fine - Derren Brown. KINDLE BOOK.
54. The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins. KINDLE BOOK.
55. Last Call - Tim Powers.
56. Life After Loss - Bob Deits.
She battled through in every kind of tribulation,
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She never listened to no hater, liar,
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#316  Postby NamelessFaceless » Nov 29, 2016 4:42 pm

Audiobooks in Italics

1. An American Tragedy - Theodore Dreiser
2. The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale - Joseph Conrad
3. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Titan's Curse - Rick Riordan
4. Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces - Radley Balko
5. A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess
6. To Have and Have Not - Ernest Hemingway
7. Rasputin and the Jews - Delin Colon
8. James and the Giant Peach - Roald Dahl
9. What is Free Trade? - Frederic Bastiat
10. Darkness at Noon - Arthur Koestler
11. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator - Roald Dahl
12. Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
13. The New Libertarianism: Anarcho-Capitalism - J. Michael Oliver
14. We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
15. The Sweet Hereafter - Russell Banks
16. Man-Eater: The Life and Legend of an American Cannibal - Harold Schecter
17. The Rainbow - D. H. Lawrence
18. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations - Adam Smith
19. An Outline of Occult Science - Rudolf Steiner (this is the biggest collection of woo I've ever seen in one place)
20. The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation - Harold Schecter
21. Mistakes of Moses - Robert Green Ingersoll
22. The Rise and Fall of Nixon: A Scandalous Legacy - Calvin Murphy
23. Tender is the Night - F. Scott Fitzgerald
24. That's a Great Question: What to Say When Your Faith is Challenged - Glenn Pearson
25. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief - Lawrence Wright
26. Without a Doubt - Marcia Clark
27. The Prettiest One - James Hankins
28. In Defense of Women - H.L. Mencken
29. Failure of Justice: A Brutal Murder, An Obsessed Cop, Six Wrongful Convictions - John Ferak
30. Nostromo - Joseph Conrad
31. Jesus Freaks: A True Story of Murder and Madness on the Evangelical Edge - Don Lattin
32. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (short, but 3 volumes) - Alvin Schwartz
33. The Lost Hero - Rick Riordan
34. The Education of Henry Adams - Henry Adams
35. Pale Fire - Vladimir Nobokov
36. A Life From Beginning to End (series): Theodore Roosevelt, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington
37. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
38. A Journal of the Plague Year, written by a citizen who continued all the while in London - Daniel Defoe
39. Law & Disorder - John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
40. St. Paul: The Apostle we Love to Hate - Karen Armstrong
41. The Son of Neptune - Rick Riordan
42. Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography - Theodore Roosevelt
43. The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#317  Postby Fallible » Nov 30, 2016 8:12 am

:awesome:
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She revelled in adventure and imagination.
She never listened to no hater, liar,
Breaking boundaries and chasing fire.
Oh, my my! Oh my, she flies!
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#318  Postby crazyfitter » Dec 02, 2016 12:58 pm

1. The History of England vol1 Foundation - Peter Ackroyd
2. Dead Man's Ransom - Ellis Peters
3. The Nine Tailors - Dorothy L. Sayers. Thanks for the recommendation Evolving I really enjoyed it.
4. The Stranger - Albert Camus
5. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams.Read this several times in the past and it just seemed a bit flat this time.
6. Assassins Apprentice - Robin Hobbs
7. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobbs
8. The Racketeer - John Grisham Reread
9. Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
10. Children of Dust - Ali Eteraz
11. Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
12. Slabscape:Reset - S. Spencer Baker
13. Slabscape:Dammit - S. Spencer Baker
14. Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst
15. Istanbul Passage - Joseph Kanon
16. Back on Murder - J. Mark Bertrand
17. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
18. The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
19. The Cartel - Don Winslow
20. Savages - Don Winslow
21. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winslow
22. The Slaughter Man - Tony Parsons
23. Arrival - Ryk Brown
24. Murder House - James Patterson & David Ellis
25. The Girl in the Spiders Web - David Lagercrantz
26. California Fire & Life - Don Winslow
27. Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
28. The Travelers - Chris Pavone
29. A Dying Breed - Peter Hanington
30. Night Heron - Adam Brookes
31. Spy Games - Adam Brookes
32. the long way to a small angry planet - Becky Chambers
33. Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
34. Rogue Elements - Hector Macdonald
35. The Corporation Wars: Dissidence - Ken Macleod
36. The Gentleman's Hour - Don Winslow
37. The Kings of Cool - Don Winslow
38. Palace of Treason - Jason Matthews
39. Century Rain - Alistair Reynolds
40. The Litigators - John Grisham - re-read
41. The Return of Captain John Emmett - Elizabeth Speller
42. King Solomon's Mines - Henry Rider Haggard
43. Dixie City Jam - James Lee Burke
44. Burning Angel - James Lee Burke
45. Purple Cane Road - James Lee Burke
46. Children of Time - Adrian Tchaikovsky
The slap in the face that is offered by anti-rationalist, pseudo-scientists and anti-intellectuals that infest much of public discourse is a sad coda to what has been achieved these centuries past by the scientific method - don’t get me started
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#319  Postby crazyfitter » Dec 04, 2016 8:14 pm

1. The History of England vol1 Foundation - Peter Ackroyd
2. Dead Man's Ransom - Ellis Peters
3. The Nine Tailors - Dorothy L. Sayers. Thanks for the recommendation Evolving I really enjoyed it.
4. The Stranger - Albert Camus
5. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams.Read this several times in the past and it just seemed a bit flat this time.
6. Assassins Apprentice - Robin Hobbs
7. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobbs
8. The Racketeer - John Grisham Reread
9. Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
10. Children of Dust - Ali Eteraz
11. Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
12. Slabscape:Reset - S. Spencer Baker
13. Slabscape:Dammit - S. Spencer Baker
14. Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst
15. Istanbul Passage - Joseph Kanon
16. Back on Murder - J. Mark Bertrand
17. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
18. The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
19. The Cartel - Don Winslow
20. Savages - Don Winslow
21. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winslow
22. The Slaughter Man - Tony Parsons
23. Arrival - Ryk Brown
24. Murder House - James Patterson & David Ellis
25. The Girl in the Spiders Web - David Lagercrantz
26. California Fire & Life - Don Winslow
27. Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
28. The Travelers - Chris Pavone
29. A Dying Breed - Peter Hanington
30. Night Heron - Adam Brookes
31. Spy Games - Adam Brookes
32. the long way to a small angry planet - Becky Chambers
33. Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
34. Rogue Elements - Hector Macdonald
35. The Corporation Wars: Dissidence - Ken Macleod
36. The Gentleman's Hour - Don Winslow
37. The Kings of Cool - Don Winslow
38. Palace of Treason - Jason Matthews
39. Century Rain - Alistair Reynolds
40. The Litigators - John Grisham - re-read
41. The Return of Captain John Emmett - Elizabeth Speller
42. King Solomon's Mines - Henry Rider Haggard
43. Dixie City Jam - James Lee Burke
44. Burning Angel - James Lee Burke
45. Purple Cane Road - James Lee Burke
46. Children of Time - Adrian Tchaikovsky
47. The Overlook - Michael Connelly - re-read
The slap in the face that is offered by anti-rationalist, pseudo-scientists and anti-intellectuals that infest much of public discourse is a sad coda to what has been achieved these centuries past by the scientific method - don’t get me started
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2016

#320  Postby crazyfitter » Dec 07, 2016 8:38 pm

1. The History of England vol1 Foundation - Peter Ackroyd
2. Dead Man's Ransom - Ellis Peters
3. The Nine Tailors - Dorothy L. Sayers. Thanks for the recommendation Evolving I really enjoyed it.
4. The Stranger - Albert Camus
5. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams.Read this several times in the past and it just seemed a bit flat this time.
6. Assassins Apprentice - Robin Hobbs
7. Royal Assassin - Robin Hobbs
8. The Racketeer - John Grisham Reread
9. Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
10. Children of Dust - Ali Eteraz
11. Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
12. Slabscape:Reset - S. Spencer Baker
13. Slabscape:Dammit - S. Spencer Baker
14. Spies of Warsaw - Alan Furst
15. Istanbul Passage - Joseph Kanon
16. Back on Murder - J. Mark Bertrand
17. A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson
18. The Power of the Dog - Don Winslow
19. The Cartel - Don Winslow
20. Savages - Don Winslow
21. The Winter of Frankie Machine - Don Winslow
22. The Slaughter Man - Tony Parsons
23. Arrival - Ryk Brown
24. Murder House - James Patterson & David Ellis
25. The Girl in the Spiders Web - David Lagercrantz
26. California Fire & Life - Don Winslow
27. Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
28. The Travelers - Chris Pavone
29. A Dying Breed - Peter Hanington
30. Night Heron - Adam Brookes
31. Spy Games - Adam Brookes
32. the long way to a small angry planet - Becky Chambers
33. Hardwired - Walter Jon Williams
34. Rogue Elements - Hector Macdonald
35. The Corporation Wars: Dissidence - Ken Macleod
36. The Gentleman's Hour - Don Winslow
37. The Kings of Cool - Don Winslow
38. Palace of Treason - Jason Matthews
39. Century Rain - Alistair Reynolds
40. The Litigators - John Grisham - re-read
41. The Return of Captain John Emmett - Elizabeth Speller
42. King Solomon's Mines - Henry Rider Haggard
43. Dixie City Jam - James Lee Burke
44. Burning Angel - James Lee Burke
45. Purple Cane Road - James Lee Burke
46. Children of Time - Adrian Tchaikovsky
47. The Overlook - Michael Connelly - re-read
48. The Black Echo - Michael Connelly - re-read
The slap in the face that is offered by anti-rationalist, pseudo-scientists and anti-intellectuals that infest much of public discourse is a sad coda to what has been achieved these centuries past by the scientific method - don’t get me started
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