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Reading List

Simply to be able to look back and see what I read each year, I've decided to create a reading list. Most recent reads are at the top of the list.

The Scholar - Dervla McTiernan
Joyland - Stephen King
Fair Warning - Michael Connelly
The Empty Birdcage - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Like Stars, Like Dust - Isaac Asimov
Alien Isolation - Keith DeCandido
Apples Never Fall - Liane Moriarty
The Spiral - Iain Ryan
Hidden In Plain Sight - Jeffrey Archer
The Maze - Catherine Coulter
The Summons - John Grisham
Allegiant - Veronica Roth
Insurgent - Veronica Roth
Divergent - Veronica Roth
The Lost Symbol - Dan Brown
Common Ground - Naomi Ishiguro
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha - Roddy Doyle
Three Body Problem - Cixin Liu
The Van - Roddy Doyle
The Horse Whisperer - Nicholas Evans
The Snapper - Roddy Doyle
Vanishing Half - Brit Bennett
Axiom's End - Lindsay Ellis
The Commitments - Roddy Doyle
The Hate You Give - Angie Thomas
American Dirt - Jeanine Cummins
Deadly Intent - Lynda La Plante
The Dry - Jane Harper
The Girl In The Letter - Emily Gunnis
Out Of Thin Air - Michael Crawley
Where The Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens
Nine Perfect Strangers - Liane Moriarty
The Litigators - John Grisham
Splinter The Silence - Val McDermid
The Women Of Baker Street - Michelle Birkby
The Emperor's Revenge - Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison
The Sentinel - Lee Child
The Chemistry Of Tears - Peter Carey
The Colours Of All The Cattle - Alexander McCall Smith
Machines Like Me - Ian McEwan
Crossfire - Dick Francis and Felix Francis
Cover Your Tracks - Claire Askew
Bodily Harm - Margaret Atwood
Written In Blood - Chris Carter
The Constant Rabbit - Jasper Fforde

Silks - Dick Francis and Felix Francis
The Harlequin Tea Set - Agatha Christie
The Black Box Fire - Michael Connelly
Broken Ground - Val McDermid
The White Girl - Tony Birch
The Strays - Emily Bitto
Honeybee - Craig Silvey
Dead Water - Ann Cleeves
Harbour Street Bones - Ann Cleeves
The Pale Horse - Agatha Christie
The Nowhere Child - Christian White
Gone Tomorrow - Lee Child
Red Bones - Ann Cleeves
Journey Of The Pharaohs - Clive Cussler and Graham Brown
The Glass Room - Ann Cleeves
The Night Fire - Michael Connelly
Early Riser - Jasper Fforde
Big Money - P.G. Wodehouse
Phosphorescence - Julia Baird
The Fourth Bear - Jasper Fforde
The Choke - Sofie Laguna
When We Were Orphans - Kazuo Ishiguro
The Rule Of Four - Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason
Manon Of The Springs - Marcel Pagnol
Jean de Florette - Marcel Pagnol
The Wonder - Emma Donoghue
Two Old Men Dying - Tom Keneally
Tell Me Why - Archie Roach
The Narrow Road To The Deep North - Richard Flanagan
The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared - Jonas Jonasson
Earth - Ben Bova
11.22.63 - Stephen King
Survival - Ben Bova
Notes From A Big Country - Bill Bryson
Apes And Angels - Ben Bova
The Skeleton Road - Val McDermid
Dead Simple - Peter James
Under Orders - Dick Francis

Blue Shoes And Happiness - Alexander McCall Smith
Deadlock - Sara Peretsky
Death Wave - Ben Bova
Killing Floor - Lee Child
The Pothunters - P.G. Wodehouse
American Gods - Neil Gaiman
Black Coffee - Agatha Christie
Service With A Smile - P.G. Wodehouse
The Mermaids Singing - Val McDermid
Good Omens - Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
The World According To Bertie - Alexander McCall Smith
The Vanishing Point - Val McDermid
Mirage - Clive Cussler
The Naked Sun - Isaac Asimov
Caves Of Steel - Isaac Asimov
The Riders - Tim Winton
Something Fishy - P.G. Wodehouse
Out Of Bounds - Val McDermid
Mr. Monk In Outer Space - Lee Goldberg
The Robots Of Dawn - Isaac Asimov
The Turning - Tim Winton
Perfect People - Peter James
Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz
Aunts Aren't Gentlemen - P.G. Wodehouse
Partners In Crime - Agatha Christie
One Remained Seated - John Russell Fearn
Make Me - Lee Child
Red Moon - Kim Stanley Robinson
The Code Of The Woosters - P.G. Wodehouse
The Mystery Of The Blue Train - Agatha Christie
The Overlook - Michael Connelly
The Girl On The Train - Paula Hawkins
The House Of Silk - Anthony Horowitz
Scratchman - Tom Baker
Ascendance - John Birmingham
Personal - Lee Child
The Drop - Michael Connelly
No Middle Name: Collected Short Stories - Lee Child
The Land Before Avocado - Richard Glover
Night School - Lee Child
Street Freaks - Terry Brooks
Bad Luck, Bad Trouble - Lee Child
Lost Light - Michael Connelly
Resistance - John Birmingham

A Wanted Man - Lee Child
The Closers - Michael Connelly
Never Go Back - Lee Child
Emergence - John Birmingham
A Dog's Purpose - W. Bruce Cameron
Tripwire - Lee Child
Echo Park - Michael Connelly
I See You - Clare Mackintosh
The Sussex Downs Murder - John Bude
Candide - Voltaire
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
The Seven Deaths Of Evelyn Hardcastle - Stuart Turton
Tigerlily's Orchids - Ruth Rendell
The Lost Art Of Letter Writing - Menna van Praag
The Immortality Factor - Ben Bova
The Gods Of Guilt - Michael Connelly
Sweetbitter - Stephanie Danler
Funny Girl - Nick Hornby
The Revenant - Michael Punke
Not In The Flesh - Ruth Rendell
The Merry-Go-Round In The Sea - Randolph Stow
The Wrong Side Of Goodbye - Michael Connelly
Time And Time Again - Ben Elton
The Dark Net - Benjamin Percy
Obelisk - Stephen Baxter
Think Of A Numb3r - John Verdon
The Krikket Men - Douglas Adams and James Goss
Doctor Who - Tales of Terror - Various
Smythe's Theory Of Everything - Robert Hollingworth
The Ice Queen - Alice Hoffman
Sleep No More - P.D. James
Mammoth Book Of Best New SF #28 - Gardner Dozois
The Long Utopia - Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
In The Kitchen - Monica Ali
Just Another Week In Suburbia - Les Zig
Bones Of The Lost - Kathy Reichs
Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty

The Crossing - Michael Connelly
Europa Blues - Arne Dahl
The Eye Of Zoltar - Jasper Fforde
Blue Lightning - Ann Cleeves
Rumpole And The Reign Of Terror - John Mortimer
10 Short Stories 2010 - Various
Juliet, Naked - Nick Hornby
Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell
The Kitchen God's Wife - Amy Tan
The Shepherd's Crown - Terry Pratchett
I Shall Wear Midnight - Terry Pratchett
Wintersmith - Terry Pratchett
A Hat Full Of Sky - Terry Pratchett
The Wee Free Men - Terry Pratchett
Jasper Jones - Craig Silvey
My Brilliant Career - Miles Franklin
The Crow Trap - Ann Cleeves
Don't Look Back - Gregg Hurwitz
The Body In The Vestibule - Katherine Hall Page
Midnight Fugue - Reginald Hill
The Complete Stories - David Malouf
Tell No Lies - Gregg Hurwitz
The Summer Without Men - Siri Hustvedt
The Complete Short Stories Volume 3 - W. Somerset Maugham
X The Unknown - Shaun Hutson
You're Next - Gregg Hurwitz
Rumpole And The Penge Bungalow Murders - John Mortimer
The History Of Mr. Polly - H. G. Wells
The Mystery Of The Blue Train - Agatha Christie
Orphan X - Gregg Hurwitz
The Pearl - John Steinbeck
HIdden Killers - Lynda La Plante
First Among Sequels - Jasper Fforde
A Year Of Marvellous Ways - Sarah Winman
Fourth Day - Zoe Sharp
Homer And Langley - E. L. Doctorow
Strange Shores - Arnaldur Indriðason
The Day Of The Triffids - John Wyndham
When God Was A Rabbit - Sarah Winman
Outwitting Trolls - Willian G. Tapply
American Dervish - Ayad Akhtar

Ultima - Stephen Baxter
Proxima - Stephen Baxter
A Song From Dead Lips - William Shaw
Six Bedrooms - Tegan Bennett Daylight
The Medusa Chronicles - Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds
The Killer Next Door - Alex Marwood
The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain
Lost Girl - Tania Carver
All The Time In The World - E. L. Doctorow
Mr. Monk Is Open For Business - Hy Conrad
The Wheel Of Ice - Stephen Baxter
Kat Jumps The Shark - Melinda Houston
Leap - Myfanwy Jones
Twisted - Lynda la Plante
Rumpole At Christmas - John Mortimer
Fury - Salman Rushdie
The Trees - Ali Shaw
The Five Winds - Patricia Shaw
The Girl With Glass Feet - Ali Shaw
Out Of The Silent Planet - C. S. Lewis
The White Woman On The Green Bicycle - Monique Roffey
The Library Paradox - Catherine Shaw
The Lake House - Kate Morton
Psycho - Robert Bloch
The Operative - Andrew Britton
The Book Of Secrets - Elizabeth Joy Arnold
The Forgotten Girls - Alexa Steele
The Hammer Of God - Arthur C. Clarke
The Secret Chord - Geraldine Brooks
Dying Scream - Mary Burton
The Naked Eye - Roy Johansen

Under The Dome - Stephen King
After The Silence - Jake Woodhouse
He Who Kills The Dragon - Leif Persson
Vulcan's Forge - Josepha Sherman and Susan Shwartz
The Eyre Affair - Jasper Fforde
Hat Full Of Sky - Terry Pratchett
The Glamour Chase - Gary Russell
Twelve Doctors, Twelve Stories, One Time Lord - Various
Hard As Nails - Dan Simmons
The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold
Skippy Dies - Paul Murray
Backwards - Rob Grant
John Dies At The End - David Wong
The Gladiator - Harry Turtledove
Full Dark, No Stars - Stephen King
The Little Black Book Of Stories - A. S. Byatt
Toujours Provence - Peter Mayle
City At The End Of Time - Greg Bear
Leviathans of Jupiter - Ben Bova
Earth Unaware - Orson Scott Card
The Robots Of Dawn - Isaac Asimov
Flesh And Blood - Patricia Cornwall
The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell
Fever Pitch - Nick Hornby
War Dogs - Greg Bear
The Long Mars - Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves - Karen Joy Fowler

Unnatural Exposure - Patricia Cornwall
From Potter's Field - Patricia Cornwall
The Body Farm - Patricia Cornwall
Cruel and Unusual - Patricia Cornwall
All That Remains - Patricia Cornwall
Body Of Evidence - Patricia Cornwall
Classic Detective Stories - Readers Digest
Mogworld - Yahtzee Croshaw
Tithe - Holly Black
The God Engines - John Scalzi
Jumper - Stephen Gould
Zombies vs Unicorns - Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier (Editors)
Mariposa - Greg Bear
Little Brother - Cory Doctorow
Raising Steam - Terry Pratchett
The Long War - Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
New Earth - Ben Bova
Eye In The Sky - Philip K. Dick
Fantasy and Science Fiction - January 2007 - Various
Asimov's Science - Oct/Nov 2007 - Various
Asimov's Science - Oct/Nov 2006 - Various
Best Science Fiction Stories Three - Various
Magic For Beginners - Kelly Link
Stranger Things Happen - Kelly Link
Invasion - Mercedes Lackey
The Last Unicorn - Peter S. Beagle
When Sysadmins Rules The Earth - Cory Doctorow
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
The Laughing Clowns - William McInnes

Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
My Autobiography - Alex Ferguson
Old Man's War - John Scalzi
The Poison Eaters And Others Stories - Holly Black
Balance Of Power - Richard North Patterson
Blind Faith - Ben Elton
Machine of Death - Collection - Various
Just A Geek - Wil Wheaton
Spin - Robert Charles Wilson
Pirate Cinema - Cory Doctorow
Shadow Unit - Emma Bull et al
Speak Now - Margaret Dumas
A Blink Of The Screen - Terry Pratchett
The Charming Quirks Of Others - Alexander McCall Smith
The Bookseller - Mark Pryor
The Immortality Factor - Ben Bova
The Sands Of Time - Naruto Richards
The Song Of The Quarkbeast - Jasper Fforde
The Last Dragonslayer - Jasper Fforde
Jonathan Livingston Seagull - Richard Bach
The Mysterious Flame Of Queen Loana - Umberto Eco
Hat Full Of Sky - Terry Pratchett
The Club Of Queer Trades - G. K. Chesterton
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan
The Clan Of The Cave Bear - Jean M. Auel
Eternity - Greg Bear

The Long Earth - Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
The Land of Painted Caves - Jean M. Auel
Rama II - Arthur C. Clarke
The Grapes Of Wrath - John Steinbeck
The Stochastic Man - Robert Silverberg
Rendezvous with Rama - Arthur C. Clarke
The Sound Of Gravity - Joe Simpson
The Einstein Girl - Philip Sington
Footfall - Catherine Poulson
Bare Bones - Kathy Reichs
I, Robot: to protect - Mickey Zucker Reichert
Death By Chocolate - G.A. McKevett
Platinum Pohl - Frederik Pohl
The Deep Range - Arthur C. Clarke
Spiral - Paul McEuen
The Street Where She Lived - Mark Miano
Fallen Angels - Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Michael Flynn
The Children Of Húrin - J. R. R. Tolkein
Snuff - Terry Pratchett
First Daughter - Eric van Lustbader
Mars Plus - Frederik Pohl
Next - Michael Crichton
The Lost Gate - Orson Scott Card
The Better Woman - Ber Caroll
The Adventure Of The Christmas Pudding - Agatha Christie
Sold Out - Robert Llewellyn
Mulliner Nights - P. G. Wodehouse
The Year's Best Science Fiction - 23rd Edition - Various
The Fox - D. H. Lawrence
The Metamorphosis - Franz Kafka
Benito Cereno - Herman Melville
Thr3e - Ted Dekker
Meltdown - Ben Elton
Mrs Feather And The Aesthetics Of Survival - Lisa Merrifield
Sagittarius Whorl - Julian May

The Long Australian Story - Various
Mr. Monk Goes To Germany - Lee Goldberg
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J. K. Rowling
How To Make Gravy - Paul Kelly
The Sunday Philosophers Club - Alexander McCall Smith
The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
The Double Comfort Safari Club - Alexander McCall Smith
Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith
No Country For Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
In The Company Of Cheerful Ladies - Alexander McCall Smith
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - J. K. Rowling
The Kalahari Typing School for Men - Alexander McCall Smith
The Boat - Than Le
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith
Ricochet - Sandra Brown
Beggars Banquet - Ian Rankin
One Of Our Thursdays Is Missing - Jasper Fforde
Thud - Terry Pratchett
Abduction - Robin Cook
Hull Zero Three - Greg Bear
The Fifth Elephant - Terry Pratchett
The Resurrection Casket - Naruto Richards
The Nightmare of Black Island - Mike Tucker
The Last Dragonslayer - Jasper Fforde
The Feast of the Drowned - Stephen Cole
The Monsters Inside - Stephen Cole
The Stone Rose - Jacqueline Rayner
Knott Gneiss - Piers Anthony
Winner Takes All - Jacqueline Rayner
Only Human - Gareth Roberts
The Incredible Melting Man - Phil Smith
Science Fiction Stories - Various
Beautiful Chaos - Gary Russell
Best SF of the Year #7 - Various
Analog - Science Fiction and Fact - October 2010 - Various
Analog - Science Fiction and Fact - September 2010 - Various
Analog - Science Fiction and Fact - June 2010 - Various
Analog - Science Fiction and Fact - May 2010 - Various
Air - Geoff Ryman

Quofum - Alan Dean Foster
Year's Best SF 11 - Various
Analog - Science Fiction and Fact - April 2010 - Various
Analog - Science Fiction and Fact - Jan/Feb 2010 - Various
Fantasy and Science Fiction - Aug/Sep 2009 - Various
Analog - Science Fiction and Fact - October 2009 - Various
The Soul of a New Machine - Tracy Kidder
Turning Angel - Greg Iles
Dark Matter - Greg Iles
Scarpetta - Patricia Cornwell
Get Shorty - Elmore Leonard
Dead Sleep - Greg Iles
2001 A Space Odyssey - Arthur C. Clarke
The Deportees and Other Stories - Roddy Doyle
Unseen Academicals - Terry Pratchett
Shades Of Grey - Jasper Fforde
Aberystwyth Mon Amour - Malcolm Pryce
The Best Australian Stories 2008 - Various
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie
The Calcutta Chromosome - Amitav Ghosh
Split Image - Ron Faust
Makers - Cory Doctorow

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon - Stephen King
At Bertram's Hotel - Agatha Christie
The Well Of Lost Plots - Jasper Fforde
Darwin's Blade - Dan Simmons
The Complete Short Stories - Ernest Hemingway
Lost In A Good Book - Jasper Fforde
The Fourth Bear - Jasper Fforde
He'll Be OK - Celia Lashlie
World Cup Baby - Euan McCabe
Rough Guide To Evolution - Mark Pallen
Darwin's Children - Greg Bear
Men At Arms - Terry Pratchett
Johnny And The Dead - Terry Pratchett
Mister Roberts - Alexei Sayle
A Long Way Down - Nick Hornby
The World At The End Of Time - Frederik Pohl
All The Pretty Girls - J. T. Ellison
The Best Australian Science Fiction Writing - A Fifty Year Collection - Various
Accordion Crimes - E. Annie Proulx
Vulcan's Forge - Susan Shwartz and Josepha Sherman
FA Confidential - David Davies
Speeches That Changed The World - Various
Dreams From My Father - Barack Obama
Short Stories - Mark Twain
Dead Letter - Jane Waterhouse
Utopia - Roger McBride Allan
Science Fiction Role of Honour - Various

4 x SF Magazines - Various
The Street Lawyer - John Grisham
Desperate Husbands - Richard Glover
Timescapes - Various
The Eyre Affair - Jasper Fforde
That'd Be Right - William McInnes
Devil Bones - Kathy Reichs
The Siege of Eternity - Frederik Pohl
PowerSat - Ben Bova
Making Money - Terry Pratchett
Space - Stephen Baxter
The Last Dodo - Jacqueline Rayner
The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
At Risk - Patricia Cornwell
Peacemaker - James Swallow
A House Divided - Catherine Cookson
The Mystery of the Blue Train - Agatha Christie
The Memory-Keeper's Daughter - Kim Edwards
People Of The Book - Geraldine Brooks
The Algebra Of Ice - Lloyd Rose
All-True Travels And Adventures Of Lidie Newton - Jane Smiley
Out Of The Blue - Isabel Wolff
Own Goals - Phil Andrews
The Man Who Smiled - Henning Mankell
Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury
Dreamstone Moon - Paul Leonard
The Shipping News - E. Annie Proulx