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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#301  Postby crazyfitter » Sep 17, 2017 3:38 pm

1. Whispers Underground - Ben Aaronovitch
2. How to Write a Childrens Picture Book - Andrea Shavic
3. Absolute Friends - John le Carre'
4. A Time of Torment - John Connolly
5. The Jealous Kind - James Lee Burke
6. John Dies @ the End - David Wong
7. Istanbul. A Tale of Three Cities - Bettany Hughes
8. The Cup of Ghosts - Paul Doherty
9. Perido Street Station - China Mieville
10. Ancillary Justice - Anne Leckie
11. The Dry - Jane Harper
12. The Scarecrow - Michael Connelly
13. The Crossing - Michael Connelly
14. The Neon Rain - James Lee Burke
15. House of the Rising Sun - James Lee Burke
16. The Redbreast - Joe Nesbo
17. A Rising Man - Abir Mukherjee
18. Extraordinary People - Peter May
19. The Whistler - John Grishham
20. Nemesis - Jo Nesbo
21. The Fourth Monkey - J.D.Barker
22. The Force - Don Winslow
23. Dark Matter - Blake Crouch
24. Pines - Blake Crouch
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#302  Postby UncertainSloth » Sep 17, 2017 5:30 pm

1. born to run - bruce springsteen - 4/5
2. the magus - john fowles - 5/5
3. hideous creatures - s e lister - 4/5
4. the wind up bird chronicle - haruki murakami - 5/5
5. the supernatural enhancements - edgar canetro - 4/5
6. secret history of twin peaks - mark frost - 5/5
7. a ghost's story - lorna gibb - 4/5
8. longbarrow - mark morris - 3.5/5
9. wolves - simon ings - 3/5
10. the fire sermon - francesca haig - 3.5/5
11. man in the picture - susan hill - 4/5
12. wild sheep chase - haruki murakami - 4/5
13. old man and the wasteland (wasteland saga 1)- nick cole - 4.5/5
14. the savage boy (wasteland saga 2)- nick cole - 5/5
15. the road is a river (wasteland saga 3)- nick cole - 5/5
16. nyctophobia - christopher fowler - 4/5
17. pedro paramo - juan rolfo - 4/5
18. lost girl - adam nevill - 4/5
19. darkest past:haunting tales - benedict ashforth - 4/5 -
20. verona - benedict ashforth - 4/5
21. library of souls: miss peregrine 3 - ransom riggs - 4/5
22. thin air - michelle paver - 5/5
23. travelling bag and other ghostly stories - susan hill - 3/5
24. the last one - alexandra oliva - 4/5
25. hekla's children - james brogden - 4/5
26. i am providence - nick mamatas - 3.5/5
27. beneath the lake - christopher ransom - 3.5/5
28. the adventures of mr maximillian bacchus and his travelling circus - clive barker - 4/5
29. 10 extreme ghost stories - algernon blackwood - 4/5
30. essex serpent - sarah perry - 5/5
31. the noise of time - julian barnes - 4/5
32. a wrinkle in the skin - john christopher - 4/5
33. his bloody project - graeme mcrae burnet - 5/5
34. bodies of water - v.h. leslie - 4/5
35. thursbitch - alan garner - 4/5
36. down station - simon morden - 4.5/5
37. the dog stars - peter heller - 4/5
38. talking pictures: images and messages rescued from the past - ransom riggs - 5/5
39. tales of the peculiar - millard nullings esq (aka ransom riggs) - 5/5
40. sugar hall - tiffany murray - 4/5
41. six stories - matt wesolowski - 4/5
42. the fisherman - john langan - 5/5
43. after me comes the flood - sarah perry - 4.5./5
44. florence and giles - john harding - 4/5
45. the asylum - john harwood - 4/5
46. seed - ania ahlborn - 3/5
47. the palace of curiosities - rosie garland - 4/5
48. the quick - lauren owen - 4/5
49. the facts of life - graham joyce - 4/5
50. the song of achilles -madeline miller - 4/5

51. the girl who couldn;t read - john harding - 4.5/5
52. the fireman - joe hill - 5/5
53. equations of life - simon morden - 4/5
54. theories of flight - simon morden - 4/5 - book 2 in the sequence
55. degrees of freedom - simon morden - 4/5 - book 3 in the sequence
56. curve of the earth - simon morden - 4/5 - book 4...
57. the girl with all the gifts - m r carey - 4/5 -
58. the girls - emma cline - 4.5/5
59. embers - sandor marai - 4/5
60. jago - kim newman - 4/5
*. and the sea called her name - joe hart -3.5/5
61. the goddess and the thief - essie fox - fuckingwastedhoursofmylife/5
62. this house is haunted - john boyne - 4/5 - good old traditional ghost story, pisses all over #61....nothing extraordinary but well-written and engrossing...

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You'll only be wandering blind.
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#303  Postby UncertainSloth » Sep 17, 2017 8:21 pm

1. born to run - bruce springsteen - 4/5
2. the magus - john fowles - 5/5
3. hideous creatures - s e lister - 4/5
4. the wind up bird chronicle - haruki murakami - 5/5
5. the supernatural enhancements - edgar canetro - 4/5
6. secret history of twin peaks - mark frost - 5/5
7. a ghost's story - lorna gibb - 4/5
8. longbarrow - mark morris - 3.5/5
9. wolves - simon ings - 3/5
10. the fire sermon - francesca haig - 3.5/5
11. man in the picture - susan hill - 4/5
12. wild sheep chase - haruki murakami - 4/5
13. old man and the wasteland (wasteland saga 1)- nick cole - 4.5/5
14. the savage boy (wasteland saga 2)- nick cole - 5/5
15. the road is a river (wasteland saga 3)- nick cole - 5/5
16. nyctophobia - christopher fowler - 4/5
17. pedro paramo - juan rolfo - 4/5
18. lost girl - adam nevill - 4/5
19. darkest past:haunting tales - benedict ashforth - 4/5 -
20. verona - benedict ashforth - 4/5
21. library of souls: miss peregrine 3 - ransom riggs - 4/5
22. thin air - michelle paver - 5/5
23. travelling bag and other ghostly stories - susan hill - 3/5
24. the last one - alexandra oliva - 4/5
25. hekla's children - james brogden - 4/5
26. i am providence - nick mamatas - 3.5/5
27. beneath the lake - christopher ransom - 3.5/5
28. the adventures of mr maximillian bacchus and his travelling circus - clive barker - 4/5
29. 10 extreme ghost stories - algernon blackwood - 4/5
30. essex serpent - sarah perry - 5/5
31. the noise of time - julian barnes - 4/5
32. a wrinkle in the skin - john christopher - 4/5
33. his bloody project - graeme mcrae burnet - 5/5
34. bodies of water - v.h. leslie - 4/5
35. thursbitch - alan garner - 4/5
36. down station - simon morden - 4.5/5
37. the dog stars - peter heller - 4/5
38. talking pictures: images and messages rescued from the past - ransom riggs - 5/5
39. tales of the peculiar - millard nullings esq (aka ransom riggs) - 5/5
40. sugar hall - tiffany murray - 4/5
41. six stories - matt wesolowski - 4/5
42. the fisherman - john langan - 5/5
43. after me comes the flood - sarah perry - 4.5./5
44. florence and giles - john harding - 4/5
45. the asylum - john harwood - 4/5
46. seed - ania ahlborn - 3/5
47. the palace of curiosities - rosie garland - 4/5
48. the quick - lauren owen - 4/5
49. the facts of life - graham joyce - 4/5
50. the song of achilles -madeline miller - 4/5

51. the girl who couldn;t read - john harding - 4.5/5
52. the fireman - joe hill - 5/5
53. equations of life - simon morden - 4/5
54. theories of flight - simon morden - 4/5 - book 2 in the sequence
55. degrees of freedom - simon morden - 4/5 - book 3 in the sequence
56. curve of the earth - simon morden - 4/5 - book 4...
57. the girl with all the gifts - m r carey - 4/5 -
58. the girls - emma cline - 4.5/5
59. embers - sandor marai - 4/5
60. jago - kim newman - 4/5
*. and the sea called her name - joe hart -3.5/5
61. the goddess and the thief - essie fox - fuckingwastedhoursofmylife/5
62. this house is haunted - john boyne - 4/5
63. hot milk - deborah levy...3.5/5 - well written and not the sort of thing i;d usually read but had a certain dreamy quality, not unlike parts of the magus...fuck all happens, though...;)

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Running away, go to it.
Where did you have in mind?
Have to take care.. .unless there's a 'where',
You'll only be wandering blind.
Just more questions... different kind.
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#304  Postby NamelessFaceless » Sep 18, 2017 8:05 pm

Audiobooks in Italics

1. Kim - Rudyard Kipling
2. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret - Judy Blume
3. Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams - Josiah Adams
4. PNIN - Vladimir Nabokov
5. Zuleika Dobson, or An Oxford Love Story - Sir Max Beerbohm
6. On the Road - Jack Kerouac
7. The Mark of Athena - Rick Riordan
8. Now It Can Be Told - Philip Gibbs
9. The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan - Laurence Leamer
10. History of the Plague in London - Daniel Defoe
11. The Worm Ouroboros - E.R. Eddison
12. The Bad Beginnings: Or, Orphans!; The Reptile Room: Or, Murder!; The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance!; The Miserable Mill - Lemony Snickets (Books 1 through 4 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
13. The Religion of the Ancient Celts - J.A. MacColluch
14. My Double Life: The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt - Sarah Bernhardt
15. To Find A Mountain - Dan Ames
16. Elmer Gantry - Sinclair Lewis
17. The Neon Lawyer - Victor Methos
18. Ask Him Why - Catherine Ryan Hyde
19. Look Behind You - Sibel Hodge
20. The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator; The Vile Village; The Hostile Hospital - Lemony Snickets (Books 5 through 8 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
21. Livia Lone - Barry Eisler
22. Howards End - E.M. Forster
23. The Jungle - Upton Sinclair
24. The Carnivorous Carnival; The Slippery Slope; The Grim Grotto - Lemony Snickets (Books 9 through 11 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
25. The House of Hades - Rick Riordan
26 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
27. The Penultimate Peril; The End - Lemony Snickets (Books 12 and 13 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
28. Main Street - Sinclair Lewis
29. The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland - Rebekah Crane
30. The Man Who Knew Too Much - G.K Chesterton
31. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
32. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
33. She - Henry Rider Haggard
34. A Cold and Broken Hallelujah - Tyler Dilts
35. Book of Mormon - Joseph Smith
36. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
37. 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade
38. Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
39. Under the Volcano - Malcolm Lowry
40. Missing - Caroline Ericksson
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#305  Postby NamelessFaceless » Sep 19, 2017 2:32 pm

Audiobooks in Italics

1. Kim - Rudyard Kipling
2. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret - Judy Blume
3. Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams - Josiah Adams
4. PNIN - Vladimir Nabokov
5. Zuleika Dobson, or An Oxford Love Story - Sir Max Beerbohm
6. On the Road - Jack Kerouac
7. The Mark of Athena - Rick Riordan
8. Now It Can Be Told - Philip Gibbs
9. The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan - Laurence Leamer
10. History of the Plague in London - Daniel Defoe
11. The Worm Ouroboros - E.R. Eddison
12. The Bad Beginnings: Or, Orphans!; The Reptile Room: Or, Murder!; The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance!; The Miserable Mill - Lemony Snickets (Books 1 through 4 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
13. The Religion of the Ancient Celts - J.A. MacColluch
14. My Double Life: The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt - Sarah Bernhardt
15. To Find A Mountain - Dan Ames
16. Elmer Gantry - Sinclair Lewis
17. The Neon Lawyer - Victor Methos
18. Ask Him Why - Catherine Ryan Hyde
19. Look Behind You - Sibel Hodge
20. The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator; The Vile Village; The Hostile Hospital - Lemony Snickets (Books 5 through 8 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
21. Livia Lone - Barry Eisler
22. Howards End - E.M. Forster
23. The Jungle - Upton Sinclair
24. The Carnivorous Carnival; The Slippery Slope; The Grim Grotto - Lemony Snickets (Books 9 through 11 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
25. The House of Hades - Rick Riordan
26 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
27. The Penultimate Peril; The End - Lemony Snickets (Books 12 and 13 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
28. Main Street - Sinclair Lewis
29. The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland - Rebekah Crane
30. The Man Who Knew Too Much - G.K Chesterton
31. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
32. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
33. She - Henry Rider Haggard
34. A Cold and Broken Hallelujah - Tyler Dilts
35. Book of Mormon - Joseph Smith
36. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
37. 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade
38. Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
39. Under the Volcano - Malcolm Lowry
40. Missing - Caroline Ericksson
41. Reason to Breathe - Rebecca Donovan
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#306  Postby don't get me started » Sep 19, 2017 11:34 pm

1.Thresholds of Peace. German prisoners and the People of Britain. 1944-1948 - Matthew Sullivan
2. Escape from Germany - Aidan Crawley
3. Applying Cognitive Linguistics to Second Language Learning and Teaching - Jeanette Littlemore
4. Food in History - Reay Tannahill
5. The Cyclist Who Went Out In the Cold - Tim Moore
6. Cognitive English Grammar - Günther Radden & René Dirven
7. The Marches: A Borderland Journey Between England and Scotland - Rory Stewart
8. Lingo: A Language Spotter's Guide to Europe - Gaston Dorren
9. The Blitz: The British Under Attack - Juliet Gardiner
10. Melmoth the Wanderer - Charles Maturin
11. Seeds of Earth - Michael Cobley
12. An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler - Peter Fritzsche
13. Speaking our Minds: Why Human communication is Different, and How Language Evolved to make it Special - Thom Scott-Phillips
14. In the Land of Giants: A journey through the Dark Ages - Max Adams
15. Conversational Repair and Human Understanding - Makoto Hayashi, Geoffrey Raymond & Jack Sidnell (Eds.)
16. Indirect Reports and Pragmatics: Interdisciplinary Studies (Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology) - Alessandro Capone (Ed.) (Re-read)
17. Becoming Fluent: How Cognitive Science Can help Adults Learn a Foreign Language - Richard Robers and Roger Kreuz
18. Fecal Matters in Early Modern Literature and Art: Studies in Scatology - Jeff Persels and Russell Ganim (Eds.)
19. Books that Changed the World - Robert B Downs.
20. Um el Madayan: An Islamic City through the Ages - Abderrahman Ayoub, Jamila Binous and Abderrazak Gragueb (Re-read)
21. English Grammar: Your questions answered - Michael McCarthy
22. Look to Windward - Iain M Banks (re-read)
23. War against War - Ernst Friedrich
24. The Story of the Human Body - Daniel Lieberman
25. The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu - Dan Jurafsky
26. Grammars of Space: Explorations in Cognitive Diversity
27. An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain, or...60 Years of making the same mistakes as always - John O'Farrel
28. The Kings of Albion - Julian Rathbone (re-read)
29. The Story of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang
30. The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End - Robert Gerwath
31. Soldier Spy - Tom Marcus
32. Direct and Indirect Speech (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs) - Florian Coulmas (Ed.)
33. Rethinking Linguistic Relativity (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language) = John Gumperz & Steven Levinson (Eds.)
34. Is that a Fish in your Ear? The Amazing Adventure of Translation - David Bellos
35. The Voices Within: The History and Science of How we Talk to Ourselves - Charles Fernyhough

No. 35. Great stuff, and really up my street. Looking at the way that people perceive and experience verbal thought and coming down firmly on the side of the dialogic nature of thought and consciousness. This goes back as far as Plato who in his Theaetetus expressed the view that thought is 'the soul's dialogue with itself'. In my view, it is this dialogism that makes language work and monologic approaches to understanding language will always fall short.
The book dealt with both the mundane inner speech that we all experience everyday* and also verbal hallucinations, which are actually a very common phenomenon.

* Although the research carried out by the author has found that some people claim not to experience thought as inner speech. Kind of baffling to me, but that is the claim made by some research subjects.
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#307  Postby NamelessFaceless » Sep 20, 2017 2:11 pm

Audiobooks in Italics

1. Kim - Rudyard Kipling
2. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret - Judy Blume
3. Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams - Josiah Adams
4. PNIN - Vladimir Nabokov
5. Zuleika Dobson, or An Oxford Love Story - Sir Max Beerbohm
6. On the Road - Jack Kerouac
7. The Mark of Athena - Rick Riordan
8. Now It Can Be Told - Philip Gibbs
9. The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan - Laurence Leamer
10. History of the Plague in London - Daniel Defoe
11. The Worm Ouroboros - E.R. Eddison
12. The Bad Beginnings: Or, Orphans!; The Reptile Room: Or, Murder!; The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance!; The Miserable Mill - Lemony Snickets (Books 1 through 4 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
13. The Religion of the Ancient Celts - J.A. MacColluch
14. My Double Life: The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt - Sarah Bernhardt
15. To Find A Mountain - Dan Ames
16. Elmer Gantry - Sinclair Lewis
17. The Neon Lawyer - Victor Methos
18. Ask Him Why - Catherine Ryan Hyde
19. Look Behind You - Sibel Hodge
20. The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator; The Vile Village; The Hostile Hospital - Lemony Snickets (Books 5 through 8 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
21. Livia Lone - Barry Eisler
22. Howards End - E.M. Forster
23. The Jungle - Upton Sinclair
24. The Carnivorous Carnival; The Slippery Slope; The Grim Grotto - Lemony Snickets (Books 9 through 11 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
25. The House of Hades - Rick Riordan
26 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
27. The Penultimate Peril; The End - Lemony Snickets (Books 12 and 13 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
28. Main Street - Sinclair Lewis
29. The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland - Rebekah Crane
30. The Man Who Knew Too Much - G.K Chesterton
31. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
32. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
33. She - Henry Rider Haggard
34. A Cold and Broken Hallelujah - Tyler Dilts
35. Book of Mormon - Joseph Smith
36. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
37. 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade
38. Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
39. Under the Volcano - Malcolm Lowry
40. Missing - Caroline Ericksson
41. Reason to Breathe - Rebecca Donovan
42. 13 Reasons Why - Jay Asher
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#308  Postby UncertainSloth » Sep 20, 2017 7:12 pm

1. born to run - bruce springsteen - 4/5
2. the magus - john fowles - 5/5
3. hideous creatures - s e lister - 4/5
4. the wind up bird chronicle - haruki murakami - 5/5
5. the supernatural enhancements - edgar canetro - 4/5
6. secret history of twin peaks - mark frost - 5/5
7. a ghost's story - lorna gibb - 4/5
8. longbarrow - mark morris - 3.5/5
9. wolves - simon ings - 3/5
10. the fire sermon - francesca haig - 3.5/5
11. man in the picture - susan hill - 4/5
12. wild sheep chase - haruki murakami - 4/5
13. old man and the wasteland (wasteland saga 1)- nick cole - 4.5/5
14. the savage boy (wasteland saga 2)- nick cole - 5/5
15. the road is a river (wasteland saga 3)- nick cole - 5/5
16. nyctophobia - christopher fowler - 4/5
17. pedro paramo - juan rolfo - 4/5
18. lost girl - adam nevill - 4/5
19. darkest past:haunting tales - benedict ashforth - 4/5 -
20. verona - benedict ashforth - 4/5
21. library of souls: miss peregrine 3 - ransom riggs - 4/5
22. thin air - michelle paver - 5/5
23. travelling bag and other ghostly stories - susan hill - 3/5
24. the last one - alexandra oliva - 4/5
25. hekla's children - james brogden - 4/5
26. i am providence - nick mamatas - 3.5/5
27. beneath the lake - christopher ransom - 3.5/5
28. the adventures of mr maximillian bacchus and his travelling circus - clive barker - 4/5
29. 10 extreme ghost stories - algernon blackwood - 4/5
30. essex serpent - sarah perry - 5/5
31. the noise of time - julian barnes - 4/5
32. a wrinkle in the skin - john christopher - 4/5
33. his bloody project - graeme mcrae burnet - 5/5
34. bodies of water - v.h. leslie - 4/5
35. thursbitch - alan garner - 4/5
36. down station - simon morden - 4.5/5
37. the dog stars - peter heller - 4/5
38. talking pictures: images and messages rescued from the past - ransom riggs - 5/5
39. tales of the peculiar - millard nullings esq (aka ransom riggs) - 5/5
40. sugar hall - tiffany murray - 4/5
41. six stories - matt wesolowski - 4/5
42. the fisherman - john langan - 5/5
43. after me comes the flood - sarah perry - 4.5./5
44. florence and giles - john harding - 4/5
45. the asylum - john harwood - 4/5
46. seed - ania ahlborn - 3/5
47. the palace of curiosities - rosie garland - 4/5
48. the quick - lauren owen - 4/5
49. the facts of life - graham joyce - 4/5
50. the song of achilles -madeline miller - 4/5

51. the girl who couldn;t read - john harding - 4.5/5
52. the fireman - joe hill - 5/5
53. equations of life - simon morden - 4/5
54. theories of flight - simon morden - 4/5 - book 2 in the sequence
55. degrees of freedom - simon morden - 4/5 - book 3 in the sequence
56. curve of the earth - simon morden - 4/5 - book 4...
57. the girl with all the gifts - m r carey - 4/5 -
58. the girls - emma cline - 4.5/5
59. embers - sandor marai - 4/5
60. jago - kim newman - 4/5
*. and the sea called her name - joe hart -3.5/5
61. the goddess and the thief - essie fox - fuckingwastedhoursofmylife/5
62. this house is haunted - john boyne - 4/5
63. hot milk - deborah levy...3.5/5
64. apocalypse - tim bowler - 4/5 - another kindle read...decent book, very atmospheric...

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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#309  Postby crazyfitter » Sep 21, 2017 7:40 am

1. Whispers Underground - Ben Aaronovitch
2. How to Write a Childrens Picture Book - Andrea Shavic
3. Absolute Friends - John le Carre'
4. A Time of Torment - John Connolly
5. The Jealous Kind - James Lee Burke
6. John Dies @ the End - David Wong
7. Istanbul. A Tale of Three Cities - Bettany Hughes
8. The Cup of Ghosts - Paul Doherty
9. Perido Street Station - China Mieville
10. Ancillary Justice - Anne Leckie
11. The Dry - Jane Harper
12. The Scarecrow - Michael Connelly
13. The Crossing - Michael Connelly
14. The Neon Rain - James Lee Burke
15. House of the Rising Sun - James Lee Burke
16. The Redbreast - Joe Nesbo
17. A Rising Man - Abir Mukherjee
18. Extraordinary People - Peter May
19. The Whistler - John Grishham
20. Nemesis - Jo Nesbo
21. The Fourth Monkey - J.D.Barker
22. The Force - Don Winslow
23. Dark Matter - Blake Crouch
24. Pines - Blake Crouch
25. Cast Iron - Peter May
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#310  Postby UncertainSloth » Sep 21, 2017 8:09 pm

[quote="UncertainSloth";p="2584461"]1. born to run - bruce springsteen - 4/5
2. the magus - john fowles - 5/5
3. hideous creatures - s e lister - 4/5
4. the wind up bird chronicle - haruki murakami - 5/5
5. the supernatural enhancements - edgar canetro - 4/5
6. secret history of twin peaks - mark frost - 5/5
7. a ghost's story - lorna gibb - 4/5
8. longbarrow - mark morris - 3.5/5
9. wolves - simon ings - 3/5
10. the fire sermon - francesca haig - 3.5/5
11. man in the picture - susan hill - 4/5
12. wild sheep chase - haruki murakami - 4/5
13. old man and the wasteland (wasteland saga 1)- nick cole - 4.5/5
14. the savage boy (wasteland saga 2)- nick cole - 5/5
15. the road is a river (wasteland saga 3)- nick cole - 5/5
16. nyctophobia - christopher fowler - 4/5
17. pedro paramo - juan rolfo - 4/5
18. lost girl - adam nevill - 4/5
19. darkest past:haunting tales - benedict ashforth - 4/5 -
20. verona - benedict ashforth - 4/5
21. library of souls: miss peregrine 3 - ransom riggs - 4/5
22. thin air - michelle paver - 5/5
23. travelling bag and other ghostly stories - susan hill - 3/5
24. the last one - alexandra oliva - 4/5
25. hekla's children - james brogden - 4/5
26. i am providence - nick mamatas - 3.5/5
27. beneath the lake - christopher ransom - 3.5/5
28. the adventures of mr maximillian bacchus and his travelling circus - clive barker - 4/5
29. 10 extreme ghost stories - algernon blackwood - 4/5
30. essex serpent - sarah perry - 5/5
31. the noise of time - julian barnes - 4/5
32. a wrinkle in the skin - john christopher - 4/5
33. his bloody project - graeme mcrae burnet - 5/5
34. bodies of water - v.h. leslie - 4/5
35. thursbitch - alan garner - 4/5
36. down station - simon morden - 4.5/5
37. the dog stars - peter heller - 4/5
38. talking pictures: images and messages rescued from the past - ransom riggs - 5/5
39. tales of the peculiar - millard nullings esq (aka ransom riggs) - 5/5
40. sugar hall - tiffany murray - 4/5
41. six stories - matt wesolowski - 4/5
42. the fisherman - john langan - 5/5
43. after me comes the flood - sarah perry - 4.5./5
44. florence and giles - john harding - 4/5
45. the asylum - john harwood - 4/5
46. seed - ania ahlborn - 3/5
47. the palace of curiosities - rosie garland - 4/5
48. the quick - lauren owen - 4/5
49. the facts of life - graham joyce - 4/5
50. the song of achilles -madeline miller - 4/5

51. the girl who couldn;t read - john harding - 4.5/5
52. the fireman - joe hill - 5/5
53. equations of life - simon morden - 4/5
54. theories of flight - simon morden - 4/5 - book 2 in the sequence
55. degrees of freedom - simon morden - 4/5 - book 3 in the sequence
56. curve of the earth - simon morden - 4/5 - book 4...
57. the girl with all the gifts - m r carey - 4/5 -
58. the girls - emma cline - 4.5/5
59. embers - sandor marai - 4/5
60. jago - kim newman - 4/5
*. and the sea called her name - joe hart -3.5/5
61. the goddess and the thief - essie fox - fuckingwastedhoursofmylife/5
62. this house is haunted - john boyne - 4/5
63. hot milk - deborah levy...3.5/5
64. apocalypse - tim bowler - 4/5
65. witches: salem 1962 - a history - stacy schiff - 5/5- really enjoyed this a lot - very detailed recount of the events with a sprinkling of fiction which creates something that's somewhere between the vvitch and monty python's holy grail scene.....always been fascinated by salem but never got round to finding out much more about it and glad i did....fascinating read...not bad for a cheap gamble from the works...

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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#311  Postby Blip » Sep 22, 2017 11:05 am

First 50 here.

51 All That Man Is by David Szalay
52 The Muse by Jessie Burton
53 The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook
54 Stoner by John Williams
55 Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
56 The Heather Blazing by Colm Tóibín
57 Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks
58 The Golden House by Salman Rushdie
59 Alternative War by J.J. Patrick
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#312  Postby Blip » Sep 26, 2017 9:30 am

First 50 here.

51 All That Man Is by David Szalay
52 The Muse by Jessie Burton
53 The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook
54 Stoner by John Williams
55 Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
56 The Heather Blazing by Colm Tóibín
57 Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks
58 The Golden House by Salman Rushdie
59 Alternative War by J.J. Patrick
60 The Inheritors by William Golding
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#313  Postby NamelessFaceless » Sep 26, 2017 3:26 pm

Audiobooks in Italics

1. Kim - Rudyard Kipling
2. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret - Judy Blume
3. Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams - Josiah Adams
4. PNIN - Vladimir Nabokov
5. Zuleika Dobson, or An Oxford Love Story - Sir Max Beerbohm
6. On the Road - Jack Kerouac
7. The Mark of Athena - Rick Riordan
8. Now It Can Be Told - Philip Gibbs
9. The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan - Laurence Leamer
10. History of the Plague in London - Daniel Defoe
11. The Worm Ouroboros - E.R. Eddison
12. The Bad Beginnings: Or, Orphans!; The Reptile Room: Or, Murder!; The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance!; The Miserable Mill - Lemony Snickets (Books 1 through 4 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
13. The Religion of the Ancient Celts - J.A. MacColluch
14. My Double Life: The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt - Sarah Bernhardt
15. To Find A Mountain - Dan Ames
16. Elmer Gantry - Sinclair Lewis
17. The Neon Lawyer - Victor Methos
18. Ask Him Why - Catherine Ryan Hyde
19. Look Behind You - Sibel Hodge
20. The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator; The Vile Village; The Hostile Hospital - Lemony Snickets (Books 5 through 8 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
21. Livia Lone - Barry Eisler
22. Howards End - E.M. Forster
23. The Jungle - Upton Sinclair
24. The Carnivorous Carnival; The Slippery Slope; The Grim Grotto - Lemony Snickets (Books 9 through 11 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
25. The House of Hades - Rick Riordan
26 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
27. The Penultimate Peril; The End - Lemony Snickets (Books 12 and 13 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
28. Main Street - Sinclair Lewis
29. The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland - Rebekah Crane
30. The Man Who Knew Too Much - G.K Chesterton
31. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
32. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
33. She - Henry Rider Haggard
34. A Cold and Broken Hallelujah - Tyler Dilts
35. Book of Mormon - Joseph Smith
36. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
37. 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade
38. Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
39. Under the Volcano - Malcolm Lowry
40. Missing - Caroline Ericksson
41. Reason to Breathe - Rebecca Donovan
42. 13 Reasons Why - Jay Asher
43. Tuck Everlasting - Natalie Babbitt
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#314  Postby don't get me started » Sep 27, 2017 10:55 pm

1.Thresholds of Peace. German prisoners and the People of Britain. 1944-1948 - Matthew Sullivan
2. Escape from Germany - Aidan Crawley
3. Applying Cognitive Linguistics to Second Language Learning and Teaching - Jeanette Littlemore
4. Food in History - Reay Tannahill
5. The Cyclist Who Went Out In the Cold - Tim Moore
6. Cognitive English Grammar - Günther Radden & René Dirven
7. The Marches: A Borderland Journey Between England and Scotland - Rory Stewart
8. Lingo: A Language Spotter's Guide to Europe - Gaston Dorren
9. The Blitz: The British Under Attack - Juliet Gardiner
10. Melmoth the Wanderer - Charles Maturin
11. Seeds of Earth - Michael Cobley
12. An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler - Peter Fritzsche
13. Speaking our Minds: Why Human communication is Different, and How Language Evolved to make it Special - Thom Scott-Phillips
14. In the Land of Giants: A journey through the Dark Ages - Max Adams
15. Conversational Repair and Human Understanding - Makoto Hayashi, Geoffrey Raymond & Jack Sidnell (Eds.)
16. Indirect Reports and Pragmatics: Interdisciplinary Studies (Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology) - Alessandro Capone (Ed.) (Re-read)
17. Becoming Fluent: How Cognitive Science Can help Adults Learn a Foreign Language - Richard Robers and Roger Kreuz
18. Fecal Matters in Early Modern Literature and Art: Studies in Scatology - Jeff Persels and Russell Ganim (Eds.)
19. Books that Changed the World - Robert B Downs.
20. Um el Madayan: An Islamic City through the Ages - Abderrahman Ayoub, Jamila Binous and Abderrazak Gragueb (Re-read)
21. English Grammar: Your questions answered - Michael McCarthy
22. Look to Windward - Iain M Banks (re-read)
23. War against War - Ernst Friedrich
24. The Story of the Human Body - Daniel Lieberman
25. The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu - Dan Jurafsky
26. Grammars of Space: Explorations in Cognitive Diversity
27. An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain, or...60 Years of making the same mistakes as always - John O'Farrel
28. The Kings of Albion - Julian Rathbone (re-read)
29. The Story of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang
30. The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End - Robert Gerwath
31. Soldier Spy - Tom Marcus
32. Direct and Indirect Speech (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs) - Florian Coulmas (Ed.)
33. Rethinking Linguistic Relativity (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language) = John Gumperz & Steven Levinson (Eds.)
34. Is that a Fish in your Ear? The Amazing Adventure of Translation - David Bellos
35. The Voices Within: The History and Science of How we Talk to Ourselves - Charles Fernyhough
36. Dunkirk: The History Behind the Motion Picture - Joshua Levine

No. 36. I really liked Nolan's movie (second viewing was well worth it) and decided to read up some more on Dunkirk. I've got a fair few books on the subject already, but wanted to see how the movie makers went about their job.
Yeah, it was pretty grim stuff and some really hard fighting. No wonder my dad had nightmares for the rest of his life. (Rearguard....didn't make it back to Blighty and spent the next five years as a guest of the Führer.)
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#315  Postby NamelessFaceless » Sep 28, 2017 4:00 pm

Audiobooks in Italics

1. Kim - Rudyard Kipling
2. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret - Judy Blume
3. Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams - Josiah Adams
4. PNIN - Vladimir Nabokov
5. Zuleika Dobson, or An Oxford Love Story - Sir Max Beerbohm
6. On the Road - Jack Kerouac
7. The Mark of Athena - Rick Riordan
8. Now It Can Be Told - Philip Gibbs
9. The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan - Laurence Leamer
10. History of the Plague in London - Daniel Defoe
11. The Worm Ouroboros - E.R. Eddison
12. The Bad Beginnings: Or, Orphans!; The Reptile Room: Or, Murder!; The Wide Window: Or, Disappearance!; The Miserable Mill - Lemony Snickets (Books 1 through 4 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
13. The Religion of the Ancient Celts - J.A. MacColluch
14. My Double Life: The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt - Sarah Bernhardt
15. To Find A Mountain - Dan Ames
16. Elmer Gantry - Sinclair Lewis
17. The Neon Lawyer - Victor Methos
18. Ask Him Why - Catherine Ryan Hyde
19. Look Behind You - Sibel Hodge
20. The Austere Academy; The Ersatz Elevator; The Vile Village; The Hostile Hospital - Lemony Snickets (Books 5 through 8 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
21. Livia Lone - Barry Eisler
22. Howards End - E.M. Forster
23. The Jungle - Upton Sinclair
24. The Carnivorous Carnival; The Slippery Slope; The Grim Grotto - Lemony Snickets (Books 9 through 11 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
25. The House of Hades - Rick Riordan
26 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
27. The Penultimate Peril; The End - Lemony Snickets (Books 12 and 13 of A Series of Unfortunate Events)
28. Main Street - Sinclair Lewis
29. The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland - Rebekah Crane
30. The Man Who Knew Too Much - G.K Chesterton
31. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
32. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
33. She - Henry Rider Haggard
34. A Cold and Broken Hallelujah - Tyler Dilts
35. Book of Mormon - Joseph Smith
36. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
37. 120 Days of Sodom - Marquis de Sade
38. Far From the Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
39. Under the Volcano - Malcolm Lowry
40. Missing - Caroline Ericksson
41. Reason to Breathe - Rebecca Donovan
42. 13 Reasons Why - Jay Asher
43. Tuck Everlasting - Natalie Babbitt
44. Emma - Jane Austen
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#316  Postby UncertainSloth » Sep 29, 2017 6:18 am

1. born to run - bruce springsteen - 4/5
2. the magus - john fowles - 5/5
3. hideous creatures - s e lister - 4/5
4. the wind up bird chronicle - haruki murakami - 5/5
5. the supernatural enhancements - edgar canetro - 4/5
6. secret history of twin peaks - mark frost - 5/5
7. a ghost's story - lorna gibb - 4/5
8. longbarrow - mark morris - 3.5/5
9. wolves - simon ings - 3/5
10. the fire sermon - francesca haig - 3.5/5
11. man in the picture - susan hill - 4/5
12. wild sheep chase - haruki murakami - 4/5
13. old man and the wasteland (wasteland saga 1)- nick cole - 4.5/5
14. the savage boy (wasteland saga 2)- nick cole - 5/5
15. the road is a river (wasteland saga 3)- nick cole - 5/5
16. nyctophobia - christopher fowler - 4/5
17. pedro paramo - juan rolfo - 4/5
18. lost girl - adam nevill - 4/5
19. darkest past:haunting tales - benedict ashforth - 4/5 -
20. verona - benedict ashforth - 4/5
21. library of souls: miss peregrine 3 - ransom riggs - 4/5
22. thin air - michelle paver - 5/5
23. travelling bag and other ghostly stories - susan hill - 3/5
24. the last one - alexandra oliva - 4/5
25. hekla's children - james brogden - 4/5
26. i am providence - nick mamatas - 3.5/5
27. beneath the lake - christopher ransom - 3.5/5
28. the adventures of mr maximillian bacchus and his travelling circus - clive barker - 4/5
29. 10 extreme ghost stories - algernon blackwood - 4/5
30. essex serpent - sarah perry - 5/5
31. the noise of time - julian barnes - 4/5
32. a wrinkle in the skin - john christopher - 4/5
33. his bloody project - graeme mcrae burnet - 5/5
34. bodies of water - v.h. leslie - 4/5
35. thursbitch - alan garner - 4/5
36. down station - simon morden - 4.5/5
37. the dog stars - peter heller - 4/5
38. talking pictures: images and messages rescued from the past - ransom riggs - 5/5
39. tales of the peculiar - millard nullings esq (aka ransom riggs) - 5/5
40. sugar hall - tiffany murray - 4/5
41. six stories - matt wesolowski - 4/5
42. the fisherman - john langan - 5/5
43. after me comes the flood - sarah perry - 4.5./5
44. florence and giles - john harding - 4/5
45. the asylum - john harwood - 4/5
46. seed - ania ahlborn - 3/5
47. the palace of curiosities - rosie garland - 4/5
48. the quick - lauren owen - 4/5
49. the facts of life - graham joyce - 4/5
50. the song of achilles -madeline miller - 4/5

51. the girl who couldn;t read - john harding - 4.5/5
52. the fireman - joe hill - 5/5
53. equations of life - simon morden - 4/5
54. theories of flight - simon morden - 4/5 - book 2 in the sequence
55. degrees of freedom - simon morden - 4/5 - book 3 in the sequence
56. curve of the earth - simon morden - 4/5 - book 4...
57. the girl with all the gifts - m r carey - 4/5 -
58. the girls - emma cline - 4.5/5
59. embers - sandor marai - 4/5
60. jago - kim newman - 4/5
*. and the sea called her name - joe hart -3.5/5
61. the goddess and the thief - essie fox - fuckingwastedhoursofmylife/5
62. this house is haunted - john boyne - 4/5
63. hot milk - deborah levy...3.5/5
64. apocalypse - tim bowler - 4/5
65. witches: salem 1962 - a history - stacy schiff - 5/5
66. the secrets of drearcliff grange school - kim newman - 3/5 - 'twas ok but not a lot of depth....

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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#317  Postby Fallible » Sep 29, 2017 8:19 am

I keep forgetting to update this.
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If I hear that fucking phrase again, this baby's gonna blow
Into a million itsy bitsy tiny pieces, don't you know,
Just like my favourite scene in Scanners .
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#318  Postby don't get me started » Oct 06, 2017 12:39 am

1.Thresholds of Peace. German prisoners and the People of Britain. 1944-1948 - Matthew Sullivan
2. Escape from Germany - Aidan Crawley
3. Applying Cognitive Linguistics to Second Language Learning and Teaching - Jeanette Littlemore
4. Food in History - Reay Tannahill
5. The Cyclist Who Went Out In the Cold - Tim Moore
6. Cognitive English Grammar - Günther Radden & René Dirven
7. The Marches: A Borderland Journey Between England and Scotland - Rory Stewart
8. Lingo: A Language Spotter's Guide to Europe - Gaston Dorren
9. The Blitz: The British Under Attack - Juliet Gardiner
10. Melmoth the Wanderer - Charles Maturin
11. Seeds of Earth - Michael Cobley
12. An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler - Peter Fritzsche
13. Speaking our Minds: Why Human communication is Different, and How Language Evolved to make it Special - Thom Scott-Phillips
14. In the Land of Giants: A journey through the Dark Ages - Max Adams
15. Conversational Repair and Human Understanding - Makoto Hayashi, Geoffrey Raymond & Jack Sidnell (Eds.)
16. Indirect Reports and Pragmatics: Interdisciplinary Studies (Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology) - Alessandro Capone (Ed.) (Re-read)
17. Becoming Fluent: How Cognitive Science Can help Adults Learn a Foreign Language - Richard Robers and Roger Kreuz
18. Fecal Matters in Early Modern Literature and Art: Studies in Scatology - Jeff Persels and Russell Ganim (Eds.)
19. Books that Changed the World - Robert B Downs.
20. Um el Madayan: An Islamic City through the Ages - Abderrahman Ayoub, Jamila Binous and Abderrazak Gragueb (Re-read)
21. English Grammar: Your questions answered - Michael McCarthy
22. Look to Windward - Iain M Banks (re-read)
23. War against War - Ernst Friedrich
24. The Story of the Human Body - Daniel Lieberman
25. The Language of Food: A Linguist Reads the Menu - Dan Jurafsky
26. Grammars of Space: Explorations in Cognitive Diversity
27. An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain, or...60 Years of making the same mistakes as always - John O'Farrel
28. The Kings of Albion - Julian Rathbone (re-read)
29. The Story of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang
30. The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End - Robert Gerwath
31. Soldier Spy - Tom Marcus
32. Direct and Indirect Speech (Trends in Linguistics: Studies and Monographs) - Florian Coulmas (Ed.)
33. Rethinking Linguistic Relativity (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language) = John Gumperz & Steven Levinson (Eds.)
34. Is that a Fish in your Ear? The Amazing Adventure of Translation - David Bellos
35. The Voices Within: The History and Science of How we Talk to Ourselves - Charles Fernyhough
36. Dunkirk: The History Behind the Motion Picture - Joshua Levine
37. Alphabetical: How Every Letter tells a Story: Michael Rosen

No.37 was a great read, even if you are not a language nerd. Loads of interesting factoids, digressions, debunked myths and the like. (What is the difference between an Abjad and an Abugida? Read the book or look it up, but there's two new words for me to know!)
The author clearly loves language and in the acknowledgments at the end he credits his parents who were fascinated by language and...(here's the bit I like) also fascinated by the ways that this fascination could be shared. This reminds us that at the heart of the issue is the fact that language is a social activity...the social activity par excellence.

There was another statement that I particularly liked. On page 217 the author writes...
'[...] draws attention to the fact that language is a made thing. It's not a transparent hole through which we look at reality.'

I'll definitely be using this quote in some of my future publications.
(And if I post it here, while it's fresh in my mind, I'll be able to reference it again when I use it, instead of hunting through the book for it coz I've got a leaky mind... :naughty2: )
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Re: 25/50 Book Challenge 2017

#319  Postby Blip » Oct 06, 2017 6:45 am

First 50 here.

51 All That Man Is by David Szalay
52 The Muse by Jessie Burton
53 The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook
54 Stoner by John Williams
55 Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
56 The Heather Blazing by Colm Tóibín
57 Jeeves and the Wedding Bells by Sebastian Faulks
58 The Golden House by Salman Rushdie
59 Alternative War by J.J. Patrick
60 The Inheritors by William Golding
61 A Word Child by Iris Murdoch
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#320  Postby crazyfitter » Oct 08, 2017 2:33 pm

1. Whispers Underground - Ben Aaronovitch
2. How to Write a Childrens Picture Book - Andrea Shavic
3. Absolute Friends - John le Carre'
4. A Time of Torment - John Connolly
5. The Jealous Kind - James Lee Burke
6. John Dies @ the End - David Wong
7. Istanbul. A Tale of Three Cities - Bettany Hughes
8. The Cup of Ghosts - Paul Doherty
9. Perido Street Station - China Mieville
10. Ancillary Justice - Anne Leckie
11. The Dry - Jane Harper
12. The Scarecrow - Michael Connelly
13. The Crossing - Michael Connelly
14. The Neon Rain - James Lee Burke
15. House of the Rising Sun - James Lee Burke
16. The Redbreast - Joe Nesbo
17. A Rising Man - Abir Mukherjee
18. Extraordinary People - Peter May
19. The Whistler - John Grishham
20. Nemesis - Jo Nesbo
21. The Fourth Monkey - J.D.Barker
22. The Force - Don Winslow
23. Dark Matter - Blake Crouch
24. Pines - Blake Crouch
25. Cast Iron - Peter May
26. Hillbilly Elegy - J.D.Vance
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