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Re: Book Challenge 2018

#181  Postby NamelessFaceless » Sep 26, 2018 3:27 pm

Audiobooks in Italics.

1. The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux
2. Ask the Dust - John Fante
3. Gerald's Game - Stephen King
4. Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot - Michael Arntfield
5. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
6. Prison Noir - Short story collection by various authors edited by Joyce Carol Oates
7. As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner
8. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
9. Crown Heights - Colin Warner, Carl King, and Holly Lorincz
10. The Price of Inequality - Joseph E. Stiglitz
11. No Coming Back - Keith Houghton
12. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
13. In the Light of the Garden - Heather Burch
14. Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men - Harold Schechter
15. A Passage to India - E.M. Forster
16. Twist of Faith - Ellen J. Green
17. The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
18. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (read by Elijah Wood)
19. The Girl With All the Gifts - M.R. Carey
20. The Road Out of Hell: Sanford Clark and the True Story of the Wineville Murders - Anthony Flacco (read by the author)
21. Dracula - Bram Stoker (read by Alan Cummings, Tim Curry, and more)
22. The Art of War - Sun Tzu
23. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (read by Scarlett Johanssen)

24. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonassen
25. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad (read by Kenneth Branagh)
26. The Unseen World - Liz Moore
27. The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings
28. The Trial - Franz Kafka
29. Zodiac - Robert Graysmith
30. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
31. How Parking Enforcement Stole My Soul - Ben Friedrich
32. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
33. The Coroner's Lunch - Colin Cotterill
34. The Prestige - Christopher Priest
35. The Blood Of Olympus - Rick Riordan
36. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
37. Stephen Hero - James Joyce
38. The Zookeeper's Wife - Diane Ackerman
39. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins (this is a "re-read" I guess. I listened to the audiobook a couple of months ago, but wanted to go back and read parts I felt I missed and ended up re-reading the whole book)
40. If I Did It: Confessions of a Killer - The Goldman Family
41. To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder - Nancy Rommelmann
42. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Book 1) - Anthony Horowitz
43. The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England - Dan Jones
44. Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
45. True - Karl Taro Greenfeld
46. H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
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Re: Book Challenge 2018

#182  Postby Blip » Sep 26, 2018 4:52 pm

1. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene
2. Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
3. Learning to Look at Paintings by Mary Acton
4. The Courage to be Disliked by Fumitake Koga and Ichiro Kishimi
5. Nightwoods by Charles Frazier
6. Learning to Look at Modern Art by Mary Acton
7. Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas by Matthew Hollis
8. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
9. The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula Le Guin
10. Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid
11. Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh
12. The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald
13. The Shadow Catcher by Michelle Paver
14. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
15. Fever Hill by Michelle Paver
16. The Serpent's Tooth by Michelle Paver
17. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
18. Art Nouveau by Stephen Escritt
19. Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World by Adam Tooze
20. Transcription by Kate Atkinson
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Re: Book Challenge 2018

#183  Postby crazyfitter » Sep 27, 2018 7:04 pm

1. The Associate - John Grisham. A nice re-read in my sickbed.
2. Galveston - Nic Pizzolatto
3. Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz
4. Nobody Walks - Mick Herron
5. A Darkness More Than Night - Michael Connelly
6. Reconstruction - Mick Herron
7. Death in the Rainy Season - Anna Jaquirty
8. Down Cemetery Road - Mick Herron
9. The Courier - Ava McCarthy
10. Locked Rooms - Laurie R. King
11. The Venetian Game - Philip Gwynne Jones
12. Dodgers - Bill Beverly
13. Hack - Kieran Crowley
14. Stasi Child - David Young
15. The Player of Games - Iain M Banks. Reread
16. The Whisperers - John Connolly. Reread
17. A Legacy of Spies - John leCarre
18. Leviathan Wakes - James S.A. Corey
19. Before the Dawn - Jake Woodhouse
20. The Rooster Bar - John Grisham
21. The City & The City - China Mieville
22. The Tailor of Panama - John le Carre

I've just got my internet connection back after a break of about 5 weeks. My wife says she has been keeping an eye on me and doesn't think I've come to any harm, after all I've kept busy reading. Will pop out shortly and meet my new friends in the Flat Earth Society.

23. Revenge - Martina Cole
24. Phantoms - Dean R. koontz
25. The Tin Roof Blowdown - James Lee Burke
26. Dead Souls - Ian Rankin
27. The Billion Dollar Spy - David E. Hoffman
28. Contact - Carl Sagan
29. A Cold Day For Murder - Dana Stabenow
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: Book Challenge 2018

#184  Postby UncertainSloth » Oct 01, 2018 5:45 am

1. notes from the upside down: inside the world of stranger things - guy adams - 8/10
2. mythos - stephen fry - 9/10
3. how to stop time - matt haig - 9/10
4. fever dream - samanta schweblin - 8/10
5. tourmaline - james brogden - 9/10
6. the silent companions - laura purcell - 9/10
7. the surgeon of crowthorne - simon winchester - 8/10
8. the storm watcher - graham joyce - 8/10
9. the unseen - roy jacobsen - 8/10
10. the white city (down station 2) - simon morden - 8/10
11. the little stranger - sarah waters - 9/10
12. the pigeon - patrick suskind - 7/10
13. mr foreigner- matthew kneale - 8/10
14. arcadia - iain pears - 8/10
15. the children's home - charles lambert - 7/10
16. weird. dark. - luke smitherd - 8/10
17. the ghost hunters - neil spring - 9/10
18. the stone man - luke smitherd - and there it is, 10/10
19. reasons to stay alive - matt haig - 8/10
20. house of spines - michael j malone - 7/10
21. devil's day - andrew michael hurley - 10/10
22. limits of enchantment - graham joyce - 9/10
23. dream london - tony ballantyne - shite/10
24. rawblood - catriona ward - 9/10
25. underground railroad - colson whitehead - 9/10
26. the vanishing - sophia tobin - 7/10
27. reservoir 13 - jon macgregor - 8/10
28. norse mythology - neil gaiman - 9/10
29. under a watchful eye - adam nevill - 9/10
30. disappearance of adele bedeau - graeme mcrae burnet - 9/10
31. testament of vida tremayne - sarah vincent - 9/10
32. physics of the dead - luke smitherd - 9/10
33. the haunted book - jeremy dyson- 8/10
34. the daylight gate - jeanette winterson - 8/10
35. arrowood - laura mchugh - 9/10
36. the mysteries - lisa tuttle - 8/10
37. the terror - dan simmons spinal tap/10
38. The intuitionist - Colson whitehead 7/10
39. the hollow tree - james brogden - 8/10
40. a skinful of shadows - frances hardinge - 8/10
41. beastings - benjamin myers - 8/10
42. the coffin path - katherine clements - 8/10

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Re: Book Challenge 2018

#185  Postby NamelessFaceless » Oct 06, 2018 5:25 pm

Audiobooks in Italics.

1. The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux
2. Ask the Dust - John Fante
3. Gerald's Game - Stephen King
4. Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot - Michael Arntfield
5. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
6. Prison Noir - Short story collection by various authors edited by Joyce Carol Oates
7. As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner
8. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
9. Crown Heights - Colin Warner, Carl King, and Holly Lorincz
10. The Price of Inequality - Joseph E. Stiglitz
11. No Coming Back - Keith Houghton
12. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
13. In the Light of the Garden - Heather Burch
14. Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men - Harold Schechter
15. A Passage to India - E.M. Forster
16. Twist of Faith - Ellen J. Green
17. The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
18. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (read by Elijah Wood)
19. The Girl With All the Gifts - M.R. Carey
20. The Road Out of Hell: Sanford Clark and the True Story of the Wineville Murders - Anthony Flacco (read by the author)
21. Dracula - Bram Stoker (read by Alan Cummings, Tim Curry, and more)
22. The Art of War - Sun Tzu
23. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (read by Scarlett Johanssen)

24. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonassen
25. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad (read by Kenneth Branagh)
26. The Unseen World - Liz Moore
27. The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings
28. The Trial - Franz Kafka
29. Zodiac - Robert Graysmith
30. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
31. How Parking Enforcement Stole My Soul - Ben Friedrich
32. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
33. The Coroner's Lunch - Colin Cotterill
34. The Prestige - Christopher Priest
35. The Blood Of Olympus - Rick Riordan
36. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
37. Stephen Hero - James Joyce
38. The Zookeeper's Wife - Diane Ackerman
39. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins (this is a "re-read" I guess. I listened to the audiobook a couple of months ago, but wanted to go back and read parts I felt I missed and ended up re-reading the whole book)
40. If I Did It: Confessions of a Killer - The Goldman Family
41. To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder - Nancy Rommelmann
42. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Book 1) - Anthony Horowitz
43. The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England - Dan Jones
44. Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
45. True - Karl Taro Greenfeld
46. H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
47. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
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Re: Book Challenge 2018

#186  Postby Fallible » Oct 07, 2018 9:17 am

1. The Unseen - Roy Jacobsen.
2. Man's Search For Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl.
3. The Sellout - Paul Beatty.
4. How to Stop Time - Matt Haig.
5. 4 3 2 1- Paul Auster.
6. The Lost Village - Neil Spring.
7. The Dog Stars - Peter Heller.
8. Reasons to Stay Alive - Matt Haig.
9. The Vanishing - Sophia Tobin.
10. The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau - Graeme Macrae Burnet.
11. Sleeping Beauties - Stephen King & Owen King.
12. After Me Comes the Flood - Sarah Perry.
13. The Power - Naomi Alderman.
14. Beneath the Lake - Christopher Ransom.
15. The Testament of Vida Tremayne - Sarah Vincent.
16. The Sparsholt Affair - Alan Hollinghurst.
17. The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin.
18. The Obelisk Gate - N.K. Jemisin.
19. The Stone Sky - N.K. Jemisin.
20. The Outsider - Stephen King.
21. So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson. Kindle book.
22. Otherland: City of Golden Shadow - Tad Williams. Re-read.
22. Mister Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan.
23. The Abominable - Dan Simmons.
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: Book Challenge 2018

#187  Postby UncertainSloth » Oct 09, 2018 6:32 am

1. notes from the upside down: inside the world of stranger things - guy adams - 8/10
2. mythos - stephen fry - 9/10
3. how to stop time - matt haig - 9/10
4. fever dream - samanta schweblin - 8/10
5. tourmaline - james brogden - 9/10
6. the silent companions - laura purcell - 9/10
7. the surgeon of crowthorne - simon winchester - 8/10
8. the storm watcher - graham joyce - 8/10
9. the unseen - roy jacobsen - 8/10
10. the white city (down station 2) - simon morden - 8/10
11. the little stranger - sarah waters - 9/10
12. the pigeon - patrick suskind - 7/10
13. mr foreigner- matthew kneale - 8/10
14. arcadia - iain pears - 8/10
15. the children's home - charles lambert - 7/10
16. weird. dark. - luke smitherd - 8/10
17. the ghost hunters - neil spring - 9/10
18. the stone man - luke smitherd - and there it is, 10/10
19. reasons to stay alive - matt haig - 8/10
20. house of spines - michael j malone - 7/10
21. devil's day - andrew michael hurley - 10/10
22. limits of enchantment - graham joyce - 9/10
23. dream london - tony ballantyne - shite/10
24. rawblood - catriona ward - 9/10
25. underground railroad - colson whitehead - 9/10
26. the vanishing - sophia tobin - 7/10
27. reservoir 13 - jon macgregor - 8/10
28. norse mythology - neil gaiman - 9/10
29. under a watchful eye - adam nevill - 9/10
30. disappearance of adele bedeau - graeme mcrae burnet - 9/10
31. testament of vida tremayne - sarah vincent - 9/10
32. physics of the dead - luke smitherd - 9/10
33. the haunted book - jeremy dyson- 8/10
34. the daylight gate - jeanette winterson - 8/10
35. arrowood - laura mchugh - 9/10
36. the mysteries - lisa tuttle - 8/10
37. the terror - dan simmons spinal tap/10
38. The intuitionist - Colson whitehead 7/10
39. the hollow tree - james brogden - 8/10
40. a skinful of shadows - frances hardinge - 8/10
41. beastings - benjamin myers - 8/10
42. the coffin path - katherine clements - 8/10
43. the upstair room - kate murray-browne - 9/10 - very creepy and unsettling without being in your face...you're guessing all the way through which is only compounded by the ending

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Re: Book Challenge 2018

#188  Postby crazyfitter » Oct 13, 2018 10:59 am

1. The Associate - John Grisham. A nice re-read in my sickbed.
2. Galveston - Nic Pizzolatto
3. Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz
4. Nobody Walks - Mick Herron
5. A Darkness More Than Night - Michael Connelly
6. Reconstruction - Mick Herron
7. Death in the Rainy Season - Anna Jaquirty
8. Down Cemetery Road - Mick Herron
9. The Courier - Ava McCarthy
10. Locked Rooms - Laurie R. King
11. The Venetian Game - Philip Gwynne Jones
12. Dodgers - Bill Beverly
13. Hack - Kieran Crowley
14. Stasi Child - David Young
15. The Player of Games - Iain M Banks. Reread
16. The Whisperers - John Connolly. Reread
17. A Legacy of Spies - John leCarre
18. Leviathan Wakes - James S.A. Corey
19. Before the Dawn - Jake Woodhouse
20. The Rooster Bar - John Grisham
21. The City & The City - China Mieville
22. The Tailor of Panama - John le Carre

I've just got my internet connection back after a break of about 5 weeks. My wife says she has been keeping an eye on me and doesn't think I've come to any harm, after all I've kept busy reading. Will pop out shortly and meet my new friends in the Flat Earth Society.

23. Revenge - Martina Cole
24. Phantoms - Dean R. koontz
25. The Tin Roof Blowdown - James Lee Burke
26. Dead Souls - Ian Rankin
27. The Billion Dollar Spy - David E. Hoffman
28. Contact - Carl Sagan
29. A Cold Day For Murder - Dana Stabenow
30. Purged - Peter Laws
31. Rather Be The Devil - Ian Rankin
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: Book Challenge 2018

#189  Postby Fallible » Oct 13, 2018 2:50 pm

1. The Unseen - Roy Jacobsen.
2. Man's Search For Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl.
3. The Sellout - Paul Beatty.
4. How to Stop Time - Matt Haig.
5. 4 3 2 1- Paul Auster.
6. The Lost Village - Neil Spring.
7. The Dog Stars - Peter Heller.
8. Reasons to Stay Alive - Matt Haig.
9. The Vanishing - Sophia Tobin.
10. The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau - Graeme Macrae Burnet.
11. Sleeping Beauties - Stephen King & Owen King.
12. After Me Comes the Flood - Sarah Perry.
13. The Power - Naomi Alderman.
14. Beneath the Lake - Christopher Ransom.
15. The Testament of Vida Tremayne - Sarah Vincent.
16. The Sparsholt Affair - Alan Hollinghurst.
17. The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin.
18. The Obelisk Gate - N.K. Jemisin.
19. The Stone Sky - N.K. Jemisin.
20. The Outsider - Stephen King.
21. So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson. Kindle book.
22. Otherland: City of Golden Shadow - Tad Williams. Re-read.
22. Mister Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan.
23. The Abominable - Dan Simmons.
24. The Stone Man - Luke Smitherd.
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: Book Challenge 2018

#190  Postby Blip » Oct 15, 2018 9:02 am

1. A Burnt-Out Case by Graham Greene
2. Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
3. Learning to Look at Paintings by Mary Acton
4. The Courage to be Disliked by Fumitake Koga and Ichiro Kishimi
5. Nightwoods by Charles Frazier
6. Learning to Look at Modern Art by Mary Acton
7. Now All Roads Lead to France: The Last Years of Edward Thomas by Matthew Hollis
8. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
9. The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula Le Guin
10. Moth Smoke by Mohsin Hamid
11. Decline and Fall by Evelyn Waugh
12. The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald
13. The Shadow Catcher by Michelle Paver
14. Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
15. Fever Hill by Michelle Paver
16. The Serpent's Tooth by Michelle Paver
17. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
18. Art Nouveau by Stephen Escritt
19. Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World by Adam Tooze
20. Transcription by Kate Atkinson
21. Now We Shall Be Entirely Free by Andrew Miller
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Re: Book Challenge 2018

#191  Postby Fallible » Oct 17, 2018 1:45 pm

1. The Unseen - Roy Jacobsen.
2. Man's Search For Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl.
3. The Sellout - Paul Beatty.
4. How to Stop Time - Matt Haig.
5. 4 3 2 1- Paul Auster.
6. The Lost Village - Neil Spring.
7. The Dog Stars - Peter Heller.
8. Reasons to Stay Alive - Matt Haig.
9. The Vanishing - Sophia Tobin.
10. The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau - Graeme Macrae Burnet.
11. Sleeping Beauties - Stephen King & Owen King.
12. After Me Comes the Flood - Sarah Perry.
13. The Power - Naomi Alderman.
14. Beneath the Lake - Christopher Ransom.
15. The Testament of Vida Tremayne - Sarah Vincent.
16. The Sparsholt Affair - Alan Hollinghurst.
17. The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin.
18. The Obelisk Gate - N.K. Jemisin.
19. The Stone Sky - N.K. Jemisin.
20. The Outsider - Stephen King.
21. So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson. Kindle book.
22. Otherland: City of Golden Shadow - Tad Williams. Re-read.
22. Mister Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan.
23. The Abominable - Dan Simmons.
24. The Stone Man - Luke Smitherd.
25. Where the Dead Walk - John Bowen. Kindle book.
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: Book Challenge 2018

#192  Postby NamelessFaceless » Oct 17, 2018 7:32 pm

Audiobooks in Italics.

1. The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux
2. Ask the Dust - John Fante
3. Gerald's Game - Stephen King
4. Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot - Michael Arntfield
5. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
6. Prison Noir - Short story collection by various authors edited by Joyce Carol Oates
7. As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner
8. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
9. Crown Heights - Colin Warner, Carl King, and Holly Lorincz
10. The Price of Inequality - Joseph E. Stiglitz
11. No Coming Back - Keith Houghton
12. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
13. In the Light of the Garden - Heather Burch
14. Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men - Harold Schechter
15. A Passage to India - E.M. Forster
16. Twist of Faith - Ellen J. Green
17. The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
18. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (read by Elijah Wood)
19. The Girl With All the Gifts - M.R. Carey
20. The Road Out of Hell: Sanford Clark and the True Story of the Wineville Murders - Anthony Flacco (read by the author)
21. Dracula - Bram Stoker (read by Alan Cummings, Tim Curry, and more)
22. The Art of War - Sun Tzu
23. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (read by Scarlett Johanssen)

24. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonassen
25. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad (read by Kenneth Branagh)
26. The Unseen World - Liz Moore
27. The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings
28. The Trial - Franz Kafka
29. Zodiac - Robert Graysmith
30. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
31. How Parking Enforcement Stole My Soul - Ben Friedrich
32. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
33. The Coroner's Lunch - Colin Cotterill
34. The Prestige - Christopher Priest
35. The Blood Of Olympus - Rick Riordan
36. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
37. Stephen Hero - James Joyce
38. The Zookeeper's Wife - Diane Ackerman
39. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins (this is a "re-read" I guess. I listened to the audiobook a couple of months ago, but wanted to go back and read parts I felt I missed and ended up re-reading the whole book)
40. If I Did It: Confessions of a Killer - The Goldman Family
41. To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder - Nancy Rommelmann
42. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Book 1) - Anthony Horowitz
43. The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England - Dan Jones
44. Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
45. True - Karl Taro Greenfeld
46. H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
47. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
48. Last of the Mohicans - James Fennimore Cooper
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Re: Book Challenge 2018

#193  Postby UncertainSloth » Oct 19, 2018 7:10 pm

1. notes from the upside down: inside the world of stranger things - guy adams - 8/10
2. mythos - stephen fry - 9/10
3. how to stop time - matt haig - 9/10
4. fever dream - samanta schweblin - 8/10
5. tourmaline - james brogden - 9/10
6. the silent companions - laura purcell - 9/10
7. the surgeon of crowthorne - simon winchester - 8/10
8. the storm watcher - graham joyce - 8/10
9. the unseen - roy jacobsen - 8/10
10. the white city (down station 2) - simon morden - 8/10
11. the little stranger - sarah waters - 9/10
12. the pigeon - patrick suskind - 7/10
13. mr foreigner- matthew kneale - 8/10
14. arcadia - iain pears - 8/10
15. the children's home - charles lambert - 7/10
16. weird. dark. - luke smitherd - 8/10
17. the ghost hunters - neil spring - 9/10
18. the stone man - luke smitherd - and there it is, 10/10
19. reasons to stay alive - matt haig - 8/10
20. house of spines - michael j malone - 7/10
21. devil's day - andrew michael hurley - 10/10
22. limits of enchantment - graham joyce - 9/10
23. dream london - tony ballantyne - shite/10
24. rawblood - catriona ward - 9/10
25. underground railroad - colson whitehead - 9/10
26. the vanishing - sophia tobin - 7/10
27. reservoir 13 - jon macgregor - 8/10
28. norse mythology - neil gaiman - 9/10
29. under a watchful eye - adam nevill - 9/10
30. disappearance of adele bedeau - graeme mcrae burnet - 9/10
31. testament of vida tremayne - sarah vincent - 9/10
32. physics of the dead - luke smitherd - 9/10
33. the haunted book - jeremy dyson- 8/10
34. the daylight gate - jeanette winterson - 8/10
35. arrowood - laura mchugh - 9/10
36. the mysteries - lisa tuttle - 8/10
37. the terror - dan simmons spinal tap/10
38. The intuitionist - Colson whitehead 7/10
39. the hollow tree - james brogden - 8/10
40. a skinful of shadows - frances hardinge - 8/10
41. beastings - benjamin myers - 8/10
42. the coffin path - katherine clements - 8/10
43. the upstair room - kate murray-browne - 9/10
44. the last days of jack sparks - jason arnopp - 9/10 - great debut - very modern take on horror and reminiscent of the type of films i enjoy

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#194  Postby Fallible » Oct 21, 2018 3:03 pm

1. The Unseen - Roy Jacobsen.
2. Man's Search For Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl.
3. The Sellout - Paul Beatty.
4. How to Stop Time - Matt Haig.
5. 4 3 2 1- Paul Auster.
6. The Lost Village - Neil Spring.
7. The Dog Stars - Peter Heller.
8. Reasons to Stay Alive - Matt Haig.
9. The Vanishing - Sophia Tobin.
10. The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau - Graeme Macrae Burnet.
11. Sleeping Beauties - Stephen King & Owen King.
12. After Me Comes the Flood - Sarah Perry.
13. The Power - Naomi Alderman.
14. Beneath the Lake - Christopher Ransom.
15. The Testament of Vida Tremayne - Sarah Vincent.
16. The Sparsholt Affair - Alan Hollinghurst.
17. The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin.
18. The Obelisk Gate - N.K. Jemisin.
19. The Stone Sky - N.K. Jemisin.
20. The Outsider - Stephen King.
21. So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson. Kindle book.
22. Otherland: City of Golden Shadow - Tad Williams. Re-read.
22. Mister Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan.
23. The Abominable - Dan Simmons.
24. The Stone Man - Luke Smitherd.
25. Where the Dead Walk - John Bowen. Kindle book.
26. The Upstairs Room - Kate Murray-Browne.
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She revelled in adventure and imagination.
She never listened to no hater, liar,
Breaking boundaries and chasing fire.
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#195  Postby NamelessFaceless » Oct 25, 2018 2:54 pm

Audiobooks in Italics.

1. The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux
2. Ask the Dust - John Fante
3. Gerald's Game - Stephen King
4. Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot - Michael Arntfield
5. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
6. Prison Noir - Short story collection by various authors edited by Joyce Carol Oates
7. As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner
8. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
9. Crown Heights - Colin Warner, Carl King, and Holly Lorincz
10. The Price of Inequality - Joseph E. Stiglitz
11. No Coming Back - Keith Houghton
12. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
13. In the Light of the Garden - Heather Burch
14. Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men - Harold Schechter
15. A Passage to India - E.M. Forster
16. Twist of Faith - Ellen J. Green
17. The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
18. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (read by Elijah Wood)
19. The Girl With All the Gifts - M.R. Carey
20. The Road Out of Hell: Sanford Clark and the True Story of the Wineville Murders - Anthony Flacco (read by the author)
21. Dracula - Bram Stoker (read by Alan Cummings, Tim Curry, and more)
22. The Art of War - Sun Tzu
23. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (read by Scarlett Johanssen)

24. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonassen
25. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad (read by Kenneth Branagh)
26. The Unseen World - Liz Moore
27. The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings
28. The Trial - Franz Kafka
29. Zodiac - Robert Graysmith
30. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
31. How Parking Enforcement Stole My Soul - Ben Friedrich
32. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
33. The Coroner's Lunch - Colin Cotterill
34. The Prestige - Christopher Priest
35. The Blood Of Olympus - Rick Riordan
36. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
37. Stephen Hero - James Joyce
38. The Zookeeper's Wife - Diane Ackerman
39. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins (this is a "re-read" I guess. I listened to the audiobook a couple of months ago, but wanted to go back and read parts I felt I missed and ended up re-reading the whole book)
40. If I Did It: Confessions of a Killer - The Goldman Family
41. To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder - Nancy Rommelmann
42. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Book 1) - Anthony Horowitz
43. The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England - Dan Jones
44. Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
45. True - Karl Taro Greenfeld
46. H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
47. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
48. Last of the Mohicans - James Fennimore Cooper
49. Point Blank (Alex Rider Book 2) - Anthony Horowitz
50. Persuasion - Jane Austen
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#196  Postby UncertainSloth » Oct 26, 2018 8:38 pm

1. notes from the upside down: inside the world of stranger things - guy adams - 8/10
2. mythos - stephen fry - 9/10
3. how to stop time - matt haig - 9/10
4. fever dream - samanta schweblin - 8/10
5. tourmaline - james brogden - 9/10
6. the silent companions - laura purcell - 9/10
7. the surgeon of crowthorne - simon winchester - 8/10
8. the storm watcher - graham joyce - 8/10
9. the unseen - roy jacobsen - 8/10
10. the white city (down station 2) - simon morden - 8/10
11. the little stranger - sarah waters - 9/10
12. the pigeon - patrick suskind - 7/10
13. mr foreigner- matthew kneale - 8/10
14. arcadia - iain pears - 8/10
15. the children's home - charles lambert - 7/10
16. weird. dark. - luke smitherd - 8/10
17. the ghost hunters - neil spring - 9/10
18. the stone man - luke smitherd - and there it is, 10/10
19. reasons to stay alive - matt haig - 8/10
20. house of spines - michael j malone - 7/10
21. devil's day - andrew michael hurley - 10/10
22. limits of enchantment - graham joyce - 9/10
23. dream london - tony ballantyne - shite/10
24. rawblood - catriona ward - 9/10
25. underground railroad - colson whitehead - 9/10
26. the vanishing - sophia tobin - 7/10
27. reservoir 13 - jon macgregor - 8/10
28. norse mythology - neil gaiman - 9/10
29. under a watchful eye - adam nevill - 9/10
30. disappearance of adele bedeau - graeme mcrae burnet - 9/10
31. testament of vida tremayne - sarah vincent - 9/10
32. physics of the dead - luke smitherd - 9/10
33. the haunted book - jeremy dyson- 8/10
34. the daylight gate - jeanette winterson - 8/10
35. arrowood - laura mchugh - 9/10
36. the mysteries - lisa tuttle - 8/10
37. the terror - dan simmons spinal tap/10
38. The intuitionist - Colson whitehead 7/10
39. the hollow tree - james brogden - 8/10
40. a skinful of shadows - frances hardinge - 8/10
41. beastings - benjamin myers - 8/10
42. the coffin path - katherine clements - 8/10
43. the upstair room - kate murray-browne - 9/10
44. the last days of jack sparks - jason arnopp - 9/10
45. Marrow island - alexis sparks -8/10

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#197  Postby crazyfitter » Nov 04, 2018 3:41 pm

1. The Associate - John Grisham. A nice re-read in my sickbed.
2. Galveston - Nic Pizzolatto
3. Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz
4. Nobody Walks - Mick Herron
5. A Darkness More Than Night - Michael Connelly
6. Reconstruction - Mick Herron
7. Death in the Rainy Season - Anna Jaquirty
8. Down Cemetery Road - Mick Herron
9. The Courier - Ava McCarthy
10. Locked Rooms - Laurie R. King
11. The Venetian Game - Philip Gwynne Jones
12. Dodgers - Bill Beverly
13. Hack - Kieran Crowley
14. Stasi Child - David Young
15. The Player of Games - Iain M Banks. Reread
16. The Whisperers - John Connolly. Reread
17. A Legacy of Spies - John leCarre
18. Leviathan Wakes - James S.A. Corey
19. Before the Dawn - Jake Woodhouse
20. The Rooster Bar - John Grisham
21. The City & The City - China Mieville
22. The Tailor of Panama - John le Carre

I've just got my internet connection back after a break of about 5 weeks. My wife says she has been keeping an eye on me and doesn't think I've come to any harm, after all I've kept busy reading. Will pop out shortly and meet my new friends in the Flat Earth Society.

23. Revenge - Martina Cole
24. Phantoms - Dean R. koontz
25. The Tin Roof Blowdown - James Lee Burke
26. Dead Souls - Ian Rankin
27. The Billion Dollar Spy - David E. Hoffman
28. Contact - Carl Sagan
29. A Cold Day For Murder - Dana Stabenow
30. Purged - Peter Laws
31. Rather Be The Devil - Ian Rankin
32. Macbeth - Jo Nesbo
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#198  Postby Fallible » Nov 05, 2018 8:35 am

1. The Unseen - Roy Jacobsen.
2. Man's Search For Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl.
3. The Sellout - Paul Beatty.
4. How to Stop Time - Matt Haig.
5. 4 3 2 1- Paul Auster.
6. The Lost Village - Neil Spring.
7. The Dog Stars - Peter Heller.
8. Reasons to Stay Alive - Matt Haig.
9. The Vanishing - Sophia Tobin.
10. The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau - Graeme Macrae Burnet.
11. Sleeping Beauties - Stephen King & Owen King.
12. After Me Comes the Flood - Sarah Perry.
13. The Power - Naomi Alderman.
14. Beneath the Lake - Christopher Ransom.
15. The Testament of Vida Tremayne - Sarah Vincent.
16. The Sparsholt Affair - Alan Hollinghurst.
17. The Fifth Season - N.K. Jemisin.
18. The Obelisk Gate - N.K. Jemisin.
19. The Stone Sky - N.K. Jemisin.
20. The Outsider - Stephen King.
21. So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson. Kindle book.
22. Otherland: City of Golden Shadow - Tad Williams. Re-read.
22. Mister Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan.
23. The Abominable - Dan Simmons.
24. The Stone Man - Luke Smitherd.
25. Where the Dead Walk - John Bowen. Kindle book.
26. The Upstairs Room - Kate Murray-Browne.
27. The Night Ocean - Paul LaFarge.
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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#199  Postby NamelessFaceless » Nov 06, 2018 2:44 pm

Audiobooks in Italics.

1. The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux
2. Ask the Dust - John Fante
3. Gerald's Game - Stephen King
4. Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot - Michael Arntfield
5. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
6. Prison Noir - Short story collection by various authors edited by Joyce Carol Oates
7. As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner
8. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
9. Crown Heights - Colin Warner, Carl King, and Holly Lorincz
10. The Price of Inequality - Joseph E. Stiglitz
11. No Coming Back - Keith Houghton
12. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
13. In the Light of the Garden - Heather Burch
14. Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men - Harold Schechter
15. A Passage to India - E.M. Forster
16. Twist of Faith - Ellen J. Green
17. The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
18. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (read by Elijah Wood)
19. The Girl With All the Gifts - M.R. Carey
20. The Road Out of Hell: Sanford Clark and the True Story of the Wineville Murders - Anthony Flacco (read by the author)
21. Dracula - Bram Stoker (read by Alan Cummings, Tim Curry, and more)
22. The Art of War - Sun Tzu
23. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (read by Scarlett Johanssen)

24. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonassen
25. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad (read by Kenneth Branagh)
26. The Unseen World - Liz Moore
27. The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings
28. The Trial - Franz Kafka
29. Zodiac - Robert Graysmith
30. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
31. How Parking Enforcement Stole My Soul - Ben Friedrich
32. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
33. The Coroner's Lunch - Colin Cotterill
34. The Prestige - Christopher Priest
35. The Blood Of Olympus - Rick Riordan
36. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
37. Stephen Hero - James Joyce
38. The Zookeeper's Wife - Diane Ackerman
39. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins (this is a "re-read" I guess. I listened to the audiobook a couple of months ago, but wanted to go back and read parts I felt I missed and ended up re-reading the whole book)
40. If I Did It: Confessions of a Killer - The Goldman Family
41. To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder - Nancy Rommelmann
42. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Book 1) - Anthony Horowitz
43. The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England - Dan Jones
44. Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
45. True - Karl Taro Greenfeld
46. H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
47. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
48. Last of the Mohicans - James Fennimore Cooper
49. Point Blank (Alex Rider Book 2) - Anthony Horowitz
50. Persuasion - Jane Austen
51. Jaws - Peter Benchley
52. Tropic of Cancer - Henry Miller
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#200  Postby NamelessFaceless » Nov 07, 2018 6:37 pm

Audiobooks in Italics.

1. The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux
2. Ask the Dust - John Fante
3. Gerald's Game - Stephen King
4. Mad City: The True Story of the Campus Murders that America Forgot - Michael Arntfield
5. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
6. Prison Noir - Short story collection by various authors edited by Joyce Carol Oates
7. As I Lay Dying - William Faulkner
8. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - Jonathan Safran Foer
9. Crown Heights - Colin Warner, Carl King, and Holly Lorincz
10. The Price of Inequality - Joseph E. Stiglitz
11. No Coming Back - Keith Houghton
12. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
13. In the Light of the Garden - Heather Burch
14. Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men - Harold Schechter
15. A Passage to India - E.M. Forster
16. Twist of Faith - Ellen J. Green
17. The Mysterious Island - Jules Verne
18. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain (read by Elijah Wood)
19. The Girl With All the Gifts - M.R. Carey
20. The Road Out of Hell: Sanford Clark and the True Story of the Wineville Murders - Anthony Flacco (read by the author)
21. Dracula - Bram Stoker (read by Alan Cummings, Tim Curry, and more)
22. The Art of War - Sun Tzu
23. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll (read by Scarlett Johanssen)

24. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window and Disappeared - Jonas Jonassen
25. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad (read by Kenneth Branagh)
26. The Unseen World - Liz Moore
27. The Descendants - Kaui Hart Hemmings
28. The Trial - Franz Kafka
29. Zodiac - Robert Graysmith
30. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
31. How Parking Enforcement Stole My Soul - Ben Friedrich
32. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
33. The Coroner's Lunch - Colin Cotterill
34. The Prestige - Christopher Priest
35. The Blood Of Olympus - Rick Riordan
36. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
37. Stephen Hero - James Joyce
38. The Zookeeper's Wife - Diane Ackerman
39. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins (this is a "re-read" I guess. I listened to the audiobook a couple of months ago, but wanted to go back and read parts I felt I missed and ended up re-reading the whole book)
40. If I Did It: Confessions of a Killer - The Goldman Family
41. To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder - Nancy Rommelmann
42. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider Book 1) - Anthony Horowitz
43. The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England - Dan Jones
44. Death Comes for the Archbishop - Willa Cather
45. True - Karl Taro Greenfeld
46. H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
47. Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
48. Last of the Mohicans - James Fennimore Cooper
49. Point Blank (Alex Rider Book 2) - Anthony Horowitz
50. Persuasion - Jane Austen
51. Jaws - Peter Benchley
52. Tropic of Cancer - Henry Miller
53. The Pied Piper (Bloodlands Collection) - Harold Schechter
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