Sunday, January 1, 2017

2017: The Year in Books

Here is a list of books (long form works) that I have read for the year. Books will come in many formats: paper (pBooks), audio (aBooks), electronic (eBooks) and possibly even serialized in magazines.

Number of books read (as of December 7, 2017): 043.

Books read (alphabetical by author, then chronological within author):

Ben Aaronovitch: Midnight Riot (aBook) (March).

John Joseph Adams (editor): Cosmic Powers (eBook) (May).

Stephen Baxter: Raft (pBook) (July).

Randy Brown: Welcome to FOB Haiku—War Poems from Inside the Wire (eBook) (January).

Lois McMaster Bujold: Shards of Honor (aBook) (February). Barryar (aBook) (February).

Albertus W. Catlin: With the Help of God and a Few Marines—The Battles of Chateau Thierry and Belleau Wood (eBook) (January).

Arthur C. Clarke: Earthlight (aBook and eBook) (November).

Glen Cook: Garrett P.I. 01—Sweet Silver Blues (eBook) (June). Garrett P.I. 02—Bitter Gold Hearts (eBook) (June). Garrett P.I. 03—Cold Copper Tears (eBook) (June). Black Company 01—The Black Company (eBook) (July). Garrett P.I. 04—Old Tin Sorrows (eBook) (August).

Paul Cornell: London Falling (aBook) (March).

Harlan Ellison: Vic and Blood (eBook) (May).

Edward L. Ferman: Twenty Years of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (also edited with Robert P. Mills) (pBook) (November). The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction—A Thirty Year Retrospective (pBook) (December).

Eric Flint: Ring of Fire 01—1632 (aBook) (March).

William Gibson: Burning Chrome (aBook) (October). Neuromancer (aBook) (October).

Richard Hooker: MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors (eBook) (October).

Robert E. Howard: Robert E. Howard's Complete Conan of Cimmeria: Volume One (1932-33) (eBook) (April).

Victor LaValle: The Ballad of Black Tom (eBook) (April).

John LeCarre: The Looking Glass War (eBook) (November).

Fritz Leiber: Fafhrd & Grey Mouser 01—Swords and Deviltry (eBook) (February).

Stina Leicht: The Malorum Gates 01—Cold Iron (eBook) (July). The Malorum Gates 02—Blackthorne (eBook) (August).

Alan Moore, Jacen Burrows, Antony Johnston, Ng Christakos: Alan Moore's The Courtyard Annotations (pBook) (April).

Michael Moorcock: The Cornelius Quartet 01—The Final Programme (eBook) (October).

Linda Nagata: The Last Good Man (eBook) (June).

John A. Nagl: Learing to Eat Soup with a Knife—Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam (aBook) (April).

Larry Niven: Flatlander (aBook) (November). The Patchwork Girl (complete novel inside the collection Flatlander) (aBook) (November). Neutron Star (eBook) (November)

Jerry Pournelle: High Justice (eBook) (May).

John Ringo: Into the Looking Glass (aBook) (October.

Charles Stross: Laundry 02—The Jennifer Morgue (aBook) (March). Laundry 03—The Fuller Memorandum (aBook) (October). Laundry 04—The Apocalypse Codex (aBook) (October).

Jeff VanderMeer: Borne (eBook) (May).

Matt Wallace: Sin du Jour—The First Course (eBook) (October).

Dale E. Wilson: Treat 'Em Rough! (pBook) (January).

Roger Zelazny: Doorways in the Sand (pBook) (October).

Books read (in chronological order, master list): 001: With the Help of God and  a Few Marines—The Battles of Chateau Thierry and Belleau Wood (Catlin). 002: Treat 'Em Rough! (Wilson). 003: Welcome to FOB Haiku—War Poems from Inside the Wire (Brown). 004: Swords and Deviltry (Leiber). 005: Shards of Honor (Bujold). 006: Barryar (Bujold). 007: Midnight Riot (Aaronovitch). 008: 1632 (Flint). 009: The Jennifer Morgue (Stross). 010: London Falling (Cornell). 011: Learing to Eat Soup with a Knife—Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam (Nagl). 012: The Ballad of Black Tom (LaValle). 013: Robert E. Howard's Complete Conan of Cimmeria: Volume One (1932-33) (Howard). 014: Alan Moore's The Courtyard Annotations (Moore & Co.). 015: Vic and Blood (Ellison). 016: High Justice (Pournelle). 017: Cosmic Powers (Adams). 018: Borne (VanderMeer). 019: Sweet Silver Blues (Cook). 020: Bitter Gold Hearts (Cook). 021: Cold Copper Tears (Cook). 022: The Last Good Man (Nagata). 023: Raft (Baxter).024: The Black Company (Cook). 025: Cold Iron (Leicht). 026: Blackthorne (Leicht). 027: Old Tin Sorrows  (Cook). 028: Burning Chrome (Gibson). 029: Neuromancer (Gibson). 030: The Fuller Memorandum (Stross). 031: Doorways in the Sand (Zelazny). 032: Into the Looking Glass (Ringo). 033: The Apocalypse Codex (Stross). 034: MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors (Hooker). 035: Sin du Jour—The First Course (Wallace). 036: The Final Programme (Moorcock). 037: Flatlander (Niven). 038: The Patchwork Girl (Niven). 039: The Looking Glass War (Le Carre). 040: Earthlight (Clarke). 041: Neutron Star (Niven). 042: Twenty Years of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (Ferman & Mills). 043: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction—A Thirty Year Retrospective (Ferman).

Paper Books: 006.

Electronic Books: 022.

Audiobooks: 016.

Sometimes I have swapped between formats, so the totals of those three formats may not equal the total for books read in a year.

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