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 August 19, 2017): 026.

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).

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).

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

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

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

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).

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).

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).

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

Charles Stross: Laundry 02—The Jennifer Morgue (aBook) (March).

Jeff VanderMeer: Borne (eBook) (May).

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

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).

Paper Books: 003.

Electronic Books: 015.

Audiobooks: 008.

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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