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batyatoon ([personal profile] batyatoon) wrote2010-01-24 11:03 am

Coupla things

There's this meme that's going around. There's also the list of Books I Read In 2009.

I will do them BOTH AT ONCE. Because that is how I roll.

There's also a bit of SPN meta I keep meaning to post and haven't, and a BSG ficlet I keep meaning to post and haven't, but those will be separate.

THE MEME: Ask Me Anything! Taken from all over, wording slightly adjusted.

Basically, if there is anything you are curious to know about me because you are new around here/are old around here but feel like you should already have known it/have never gotten around to asking despite the fact that you know multitudinous other details of my life like what I eat for breakfast every morning, today is a day to ask it. (It does not have to be RL stuff necessarily! Fannish questions are fun too.)

I will not be offended by anything you ask but I fully retain the right to not answer questions, because sometimes I do like being a woman of mystery (and also, some things are none of your business even if I love you). Alternately, I may screen answers if for whatever reason I do not feel comfortable sharing them with the-internet-at-large.

THE BOOK LIST:

1.The Waste Land, Stephen King
2.The Yiddish Policeman's Union, Michael Chabon (first time)
3.Wolves of the Calla, Stephen King
4.IT, Stephen King
5.Black Maria, Diana Wynne Jones (first time)
6.The Last Unicorn, Peter Beagle
7.Song of Susannah, Stephen King
8.The Dark Tower, Stephen King
9.Master and Commander, Patrick O'Brian (first time)
10.Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
11.The Neverending Story, Michael Ende
12.Forging the Darksword, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
13.Doom of the Darksword, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
14.Triumph of the Darksword, Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman
15.Everything's Eventual, Stephen King
16.Dream Park, Larry Niven & Steven Barnes
17.Duma Key, Stephen King (first time)
18.His Majesty's Dragon, Naomi Novik
19.Throne of Jade, Naomi Novik
20.The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Michael Chabon (first time)
21.The Door Into Fire, Diane Duane
22.The Door Into Shadow, Diane Duane
23.Black Powder War, Naomi Novik
24.Empire of Ivory, Naomi Novik
25.The Wizard's Dilemma, Diane Duane
26.Wizard's Holiday, Diane Duane
27.Wizards at War, Diane Duane
28.Duma Key, Stephen King
29.The Door Into Sunset, Diane Duane
30.Rose Madder, Stephen King (first time)
31.A Midsummer Tempest, Poul Anderson (first time)
32.Mirabile, Janet Kagan
33.Skulduggery Pleasant, Derek Landy
34.Playing with Fire, Derek Landy
35.Spin, Robert Charles Wilson
36.Desperation, Stephen King
37.Friday, Robert Heinlein
38.Broken Music, Sting (first time)
39.Black House, Stephen King and Peter Straub
40.The Cat Who Walks Through Walls, Robert Heinlein
41.Finity, John Barnes
42.The Stand, Stephen King
43.Dragonsong, Anne McCaffrey
44.Dragonsinger, Anne McCaffrey
45.Lucifer's Hammer, Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
46.The Kobayashi Maru, Julia Ecklar
47.The Tommyknockers, Stephen King (first time)
48.Traitor Winds, L. A. Graf
49.Death Count, L. A. Graf
50.Ice Trap, L. A. Graf
51.My Enemy, My Ally, Diane Duane
52.The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, Dorothy Sayers (first time)
53.Spock's World, Diane Duane
54.The Romulan Way, Diane Duane
55.The Burning City, Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
56.Time for Yesterday, A.C. Crispin
57.Diplomatic Immunity, Lois McMaster Bujold
58.The Talisman, Stephen King and Peter Straub
59.The Curse of Chalion, Lois McMaster Bujold
60.Pawn of Prophecy, David Eddings
61.Queen of Sorcery, David Eddings
62.Magician's Gambit, David Eddings
63.Castle of Wizardry, David Eddings
64.Enchanter's Endgame, David Eddings
65.Inda, Sherwood Smith (first time)
66.Guardians of the West, David Eddings
67.The Man Who Was Thursday, G.K. Chesterton
68.King of the Murgos, David Eddings
69.Demon Lord of Karanda, David Eddings
70.Sorceress of Darshiva, David Eddings
71.The Seeress of Kell, David Eddings
72.Song of the Gargoyle, Zilpha Keatley Snyder
73.Watership Down, Richard Adams
74.The Hunters' Haunt, Dave Duncan
75.Ronia, the Robber's Daughter, Astrid Lindgren
76.Pattern Recognition, William Gibson
77.Victory of Eagles, Naomi Novik (first time)
78.The Root Cellar, Janet Lunn
79.Mistborn, Brandon Sanderson
80.The Well of Ascension, Brandon Sanderson
81.The Hero of Ages, Brandon Sanderson
82.Rosemary and Rue, Seanan McGuire (first time) (sort of)
83.Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren
84.Pippi Goes On Board, Astrid Lindgren
85.Pippi in the South Seas, Astrid Lindgren
86.In the Garden of Iden, Kage Baker
87.Victory of Eagles, Naomi Novik
88.Reaper Man, Terry Pratchett
89.Feet of Clay, Terry Pratchett
90.Lords and Ladies, Terry Pratchett
91.Maskerade, Terry Pratchett
92.Carpe Jugulum, Terry Pratchett
93.The Fifth Elephant, Terry Pratchett
94.Night Watch, Terry Pratchett
95.Thud!, Terry Pratchett
96.Downbelow Station, C.J. Cherryh
97.Hellspark, Janet Kagan
98.The Integral Trees, Larry Niven
99.The Smoke Ring, Larry Niven
100.N-Space, Larry Niven (incomplete)
101.Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, Spider Robinson
102.Callahan's Secret, Spider Robinson
103.The Callahan Touch, Spider Robinson
104.All the Weyrs of Pern, Anne McCaffrey
105.The Truth, Terry Pratchett
106.Going Postal, Terry Pratchett
107.Soul Music, Terry Pratchett
108.The Time of the Dark, Barbara Hambly
109.The Walls of Air, Barbara Hambly
110.Unseen Academicals, Terry Pratchett (first time)
111.Making Money, Terry Pratchett (first time, maybe)
112.The Armies of Daylight, Barbara Hambly
113.Mother of Winter, Barbara Hambly
114.Icefalcon's Quest, Barbara Hambly
115.Liavek, ed. Emma Bull and Will Shetterly
116.Liavek: The Players of Luck, ed. Emma Bull and Will Shetterly
117.Liavek: Wizard’s Row, ed. Emma Bull and Will Shetterly
118.Liavek: Spells of Binding, ed. Emma Bull and Will Shetterly
119.Liavek: Festival Week, ed. Emma Bull and Will Shetterly
120.The Thief of Time, Terry Pratchett
121.Rihannsu: Swordhunt, Diane Duane (first time)
122.Rihannsu: Honor Blade, Diane Duane (first time)
123.The Fox, Sherwood Smith (first time)
124.The Dark is Rising, Susan Cooper
125.Greenwitch, Susan Cooper
126.The Grey King, Susan Cooper


That's 25 fewer books than I read in 2008. Maybe I should start keeping track of page count, too.

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