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Books Read in 2012
« on: January 01, 2012, 10:51:00 AM »
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2012, 10:53:10 AM »
Woo!

Currently reading
The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch

January
Wise Man's Fear (Kingkiller Chronicles Day 2) - Patrick Rothfuss
Batman: Hush - Jeph Loeb and Jim Lee

February
The Map of Time - Felix J. Palma
Cosmicomics - Italo Calvino

March
Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer
Wonderstruck - Brian Selznick
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - Dave Eggers
Ragnarok: The End of the Gods - A.S. Byatt

April
The Infernals - John Connolly
Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
The Fall by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan
A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
The Passage by Justin Cronin

May
A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin

June
American Gods (extended) by Neil Gaiman

July
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

August
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2012, 10:54:09 AM »
The Iron Heel by Jack London
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett
The Absolutely True Story of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenewaldt
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2012, 10:59:48 AM »
Save one for me too.
I actually consider a lot of movies to be life-changing! I take them to my heart and they melt into my personality.

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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2012, 03:22:46 PM »
Books Completed:
Wildwood by Colin Meloy   3.5/5
Ghostopolis by Doug TenNapel 4/5
Snuff by Terry Pratchett 3.5/5
American Gods by Neil Gaiman 5/5
Manga Man by Barry Lyga 3/5
Lucifer: Devil in the Gateway 3.5/5
Ex Machina: Deluxe Edition Vol. 1-5  by Brian Vaughn and Tony Harris 4/5
Batman: Year One by Frank Miller 4/5
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant 5/5
The Frog Princess by E.D. Baker 3/5
Superman: Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow? by Alan Moore 3.5/5
Coming Apart: The State of White America by Charles Murray 4.5/5
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. D. Rowling (audio version read by Jim Dale) 4.5/5
Buddha Vol. 1 by Ozama Tezuka 4/5
Lovelock by Orson Scott Card and Kathryn H. Kidd 3/5
Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card 4/5
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis (audiobook) 4/5
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Disagree about Religion and Politics by Jonathan Haidt 4.5/5
Escape from Hell by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle 4/5
Prey by Michael Crichton 3/5
Stonefather by Orson Scott Card 3.5/5
The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card 4/5
The Gates by John Connoly 4/5
The Infernals by John Connoly 3.5/5
The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowlings 4.5/5
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick 4/5
Ruins by Orson Scott Card 4/5
The Giver by Lois Lowry 5/5
Blankets by Craig Thompson 4/5

Currently working on:
A Tale of Time City by Diana Wynne Jones
The Best of Charles de Lint
Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
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Re: Books Read in 2012
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2012, 06:00:53 PM »
One of my resolutions this year is to get back into reading. Hold me to it Filmspotting!

1. Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
3. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
4. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2012, 06:57:46 PM »
Guess I'll read this year.  Gotta be in it to win it.
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2012, 07:29:34 PM »
January
The Odd Women by George Gissing
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2012, 03:40:41 PM »
1) Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
2) Squirrel Seeks Chimpunk by David Sedaris
3) Blood Meridian or: The Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
4) Something Happened by Joseph Heller
5) The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein*
6) Down & Dirty Pictures by Peter Biskind
7) Friend of My Youth by Alice Munro
8.) The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
9) Free Darko Presents: The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball by Free Darko blog staff
10) Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
11) McSorlee's Wonderful Saloon by Joseph Mitchell
12) Old Mr. Flood by Joseph Mitchell
13) Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
14) Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
15) The Bottom of the Harbor by Joseph Mitchell
16) Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
17) Joe Gould's Secret by Joseph Mitchell
18) Tales from the Gonzaga Hardwood by Dave Boling
19) Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
20) The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald*
21) The Monster  by Stephen Crane
22) Dracula by Bram Stoker
23) A Storm of Swords by George RR Martin
24) You Can't Go Home Again by Tom Wolfe
25) Robert Altman: An Oral Biography by Mitchell Zuchoff
26) Not Taco Bell Material by Adam Carolla
27) Lonesome Dove by Larry MacNulty
28) A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
29) American Rebel: The Life of Clint Eastwood by Marc Eliot
30) New Rules by Bill Maher
31) A Feast for Crows by George RR Martin
32) Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
33) A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
34) Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

Shorts:
1) Rich Man, Poor Man by Adam Carolla
2) The Swimmer by John Cheever
3) To Build a Fire by Jack London
4) The Shades, a Phantasy by Vladimir Korolenko
5) Boys and Girls by Alice Munro
6) The Hunger Artist by Franz Kafka
7) The Nose by Nikolai Gogol
8.) The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway
9) Tomorrow by Eugene O'Neil
10) A Dark, Brown Dog by Stephen Crane
11) The Use of Force by William Carlos Williams
12) In the Penal Colony by Franz Kafka
13) A&P by John Updike
14) The Split Cherry Tree by Jesse Stuart
15) A Little Cloud by James Joyce

* = Reread
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