Books read in the last year

Books read in 2007:

I read some children’s literature with and for the children in my life. The rest is usually science fiction, mysteries, or nonfiction. I read for interest, not edification. I also read about one book-length collection of science fiction per month, as well as online science news and researching technical subjects for my profession.

Books read in 2007 (memorable books in bold):

  1. The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill
  2. The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien (re-read)
  3. Excession by Iain M. Banks
  4. The Better Part of Valor by Tanya Huff (re-read)
  5. The Dogfather by Susan Conant
  6. A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L’Engle
  7. To the Hilt by Dick Francis
  8. Whip Hand by Dick Francis
  9. Tales from the Arabian Nights edited by Andrew Lang
  10. Banker by Dick Francis
  11. The Past Through Tomorrow by Robert Heinlein (re-read)
  12. A Bird in the House by Margaret Laurence
  13. The Draco Tavern by Larry Niven
  14. Driving Force by Dick Francis
  15. The Curse of the Viking Grave by Farley Mowat
  16. Smoke and Shadows by Tanya Huff (re-read)
  17. Bones of the Moon by Jonathan Carroll (re-read)
  18. Smoke and Mirrors by Tanya Huff
  19. The Woman With a Worm in Her Head & Other Stories of Infectious Disease by Pamela Nagami
  20. Girls’ Night In by Marion Keyes et al.
  21. The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson
  22. Gil’s All Fright Diner by A. Lee Martinez
  23. The Isle of Gramarye: An Anthology of the Poetry of Magic edited by Jennifer Westwood
  24. Grannie Gray: Childre’s Plays and Games by Eleanor Farjeon
  25. The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien (re-read)
  26. My Beloved Son by Catherine Cookson
  27. Life, the Universe, and Everything by Douglas Adams
  28. Seize the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon
  29. The Blacksmith by Jennifer Maxwell
  30. The Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler
  31. Monkey Girl: Evolution, Education, Religion and the Battle for America’s Soul by Edward Humes
  32. Sir Apropos of Nothing by Peter David
  33. Raphael and the Noble Task by Catherine Salton, David Weitzman (children’s book)
  34. Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea by Carl Zimmer
  35. Toronto Rocks: The Geological Legacy of the Toronto Area by Nick Eyles
  36. 10-lb. Penalty by Dick Francis
  37. I am Puppy, Hear Me Yap
  38. Field of 13 by Dick Francis
  39. Summon the Keeper by Tanya Huff (re-read)
  40. Second Wind by Dick Francis
  41. Catundra (children’s book) by Stephen Cosgrove
  42. Break In by Dick Francis
  43. Misquoting Jesus by Bart D. Ehrman (my brief review)
  44. The Edge by Dick Francis
  45. Ten Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  46. The Innkeeper’s Song by Peter S. Beagle
  47. Omega edited by Roger Elwood
  48. Blood Sport by Dick Francis
  49. High Stakes by Dick Francis
  50. Future Tense edited by Richard Curtis
  51. How Not to Become a Crochety Old Man by Mary McHugh, illustrated by Adrienne Hartman
  52. Dead Cert by Dick Francis
  53. Memory Book by Howard Engel
  54. Pooh and the Millenium by John Tyerman Williams
  55. Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
  56. Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris
  57. Out of Sight by Elmore Leonard
  58. The Track of the Wind by Jamila Gavi n
  59. The Witchfinder by Loren D. Estleman
  60. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Holmes by Loren D. Estleman
  61. Letters from the Earth: Uncensored Writings by Mark Twain (link to a series of my blog posts about Letters from the Earth )
  62. Girls’ Night Out by Kathy Lette
  63. Scuttlebutt by Jana Williams
  64. The Telling by Ursula K. Le Guin
  65. Stalking the Nightmare by Harlan Ellison
  66. The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler (re-read)
  67. We Farm for a Hobby and Make it Pay by Henry Tetlow
  68. Griffin & Sabine: An Extraordinary Correspondence by Nick Bantock
  69. Not Wanted on the Voyage by Timothy Findley
  70. Hunter of Worlds by C. J. Cherryh (re-read)
  71. Banker by Dick Francis (re-read)
  72. Life, Laughter, and the Pursuit of Snow Leopards by Helen Freeman
  73. A Knot in the Grain by Robin McKinley (re-read)
  74. One Fearful Yellow Eye by John D. MacDonald
  75. Trial Run by Dick Francis
  76. The Miner’s Canary: Unravelling the Mysteries of Extinction by Niles Eldredge
  77. In the Frame by Dick Francis
  78. Organize Your Corpses: Death is So Untidy by Mary Jane Maffini
  79. My Left Foot by Christy Brown
  80. Daughter of the Bear King by Eleanor Arnason
  81. 1990 Annual World’s Best SF edited by Donald A. Wollheim
  82. Talk Talk Talk by Jay Ingram (re-read)
  83. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
  84. The Secret of Life: Redesigning the Living World by Joseph Levine and David Suzuki
  85. The New Hugo Winners Volume II, edited by Isaac Asimov
  86. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
  87. Traditions of the Navy by Cedric W. Windas
  88. The Hidden Life of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
  89. Monkey Girl by Edward Humes (re-read)
  90. Anne of Green Gables by L. Maud Montgomery
  91. Come to Grief by Dick Francis
  92. God is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens
  93. The Man Who Counts by Poul Anderson (re-read)
  94. Killshot by Elmore Leonard
  95. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault
  96. Amazing Science Fiction Anthology: The Wild Years 1946 – 1955 edited by Martin H. Greenberg
  97. Young Witches and Warlocks edited by Isaac Asimov et al. (re-read)
  98. At the Water’s Edge: Fish with Fingers, Whales with Legs by Carl Zimmer
  99. Microserfs by Douglas Coupland
  100. Perpetual Life edited by Alan Ryan
  101. The Empty Copper Sea by John D. MacDonald
  102. Man – Kzin Wars VI by Donald Kingsbury, Mark O. Martin, & Gregory Benford, based on Larry Niven’s concept (re-read)
  103. Empire of Ivory by Naomi Novik
  104. Report from No. 24 by Gunnar Sönsteby
  105. Shattered by Dick Francis
  106. Flying Finish by Dick Francis
  107. Risk by Dick Francis
  108. Forfeit by Dick Francis (on LibraryThing)
  109. Break In by Dick Francis (re-read)
  110. Waiting for the Weekend by Witold Rybczynski (more books by Witold Rybczynski)
  111. Microcosmos by Brandon Broll
  112. New Writings in SF 3 edited by John Carnell
  113. Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress
  114. A Window Over the Sink by Peg Bracken
  115. The Fallen Man by Tony Hillerman
  116. Count Karlstein by Philip Pullman
  117. 5 Galaxy Short Novels edited by H. L. Gold
  118. End of an Era by Robert J. Sawyer (re-read)
  119. A Lick of Frost by Laurell K. Hamilton
  120. Year’s Best SF 10 edited by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer
  121. For Kicks by Dick Francis (on LibraryThing)
  122. Proof by Dick Francis (re-read)
  123. Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
  124. The Discretion of Dominick Ayres by Matthew Vaughan
  125. Reflex by Dick Francis
  126. N-Space by Larry Niven

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