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batyatoon ([personal profile] batyatoon) wrote2009-01-11 09:01 pm

Booklist 2008

So a little over a year ago, I decided to keep a log of all the books I read in 2008. I'm pretty sure I missed at least a couple around the middle of the year, and I kind of decided arbitrarily not to include graphic novels or plays, but this is still pretty close to comprehensive.

The List:
1. Spin, Robert Charles Wilson (first time)
2. Wintersmith, Terry Pratchett (first time)
3. Throne of Jade, Naomi Novik
4. Black Powder War, Naomi Novik
5. Empire of Ivory, Naomi Novik
6. His Majesty's Dragon, Naomi Novik
7. Up the Down Staircase, Bel Kaufman
8. Neuromancer, William Gibson
9. The Stars Dispose, Michaela Roessner (first time)
10. Little House in the Big Woods, Laura Ingalls Wilder
11. Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder
12. Little Town on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder
13. These Happy Golden Years, Laura Ingalls Wilder
14. Farmer Boy, Laura Ingalls Wilder
15. On the Banks of Plum Creek, Laura Ingalls Wilder
16. In the Garden of Iden, Kage Baker
17. The Stars Compel, Michaela Roessner (first time)
18. Four Past Midnight, Stephen King (first time)
19. Lord Peter Views the Body, Dorothy Sayers (first time)
20. Gaudy Night, Dorothy Sayers
21. Born Standing Up, Steve Martin (first time)
22. Busman's Honeymoon, Dorothy Sayers
23. Foundation, Isaac Asimov
24. Foundation and Empire, Isaac Asimov
25. Second Foundation, Isaac Asimov
26. A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin
27. A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin
28. A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin
29. Tunnel in the Sky, Robert A. Heinlein
30. Mirror Dance, Lois McMaster Bujold
31. A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (first time)
32. Ethan of Athos, Lois McMaster Bujold
33. Diplomatic Immunity, Lois McMaster Bujold
34. Moon Called, Patricia Briggs (first time)
35. A College of Magics, Caroline Stevermer
36. Nightmares & Dreamscapes, Stephen King
37. Mairelon the Magician, Patricia C. Wrede
38. Magician's Ward, Patricia C. Wrede
39. Four Past Midnight, Stephen King (incomplete)
40. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Robert A. Heinlein (incomplete)
41. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, J.K. Rowling
42. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
43. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling
44. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling
45. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling
46. Sister Light, Sister Dark, Jane Yolen
47. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
48. The Time of the Dark, Barbara Hambly
49. The Walls of Air, Barbara Hambly
50. The Armies of Daylight, Barbara Hambly
51. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
52. Mistborn, Brandon Sanderson (first time)
53. Mother of Winter, Barbara Hambly
54. Icefalcon's Quest, Barbara Hambly
55. The Vampire Lestat, Anne Rice
56. Bellwether, Connie Willis
57. Remake, Connie Willis (first time)
58. Requiem, Robert A. Heinlein
59. Wise Child, Monica Furlong (incomplete)
60. The Warrior's Apprentice, Lois McMaster Bujold
61. Firelord, Parke Godwin
62. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum
63. Mistborn, Brandon Sanderson
64. The Tale of Desperaux, Kate DiCamillo
65. Mossflower, Brian Jacques
66. The Well of Ascension, Brandon Sanderson (first time)
67. The Marvelous Land of Oz, L. Frank Baum
68. Ozma of Oz, L. Frank Baum
69. Mariel of Redwall, Brian Jacques
70. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz, L. Frank Baum
71. The Road to Oz, L. Frank Baum
72. The Emerald City of Oz, L. Frank Baum
73. Cell, Stephen King (first time)
74. Tik-Tok of Oz, L. Frank Baum
75. Tales of Known Space, Larry Niven
76. The Patchwork Girl of Oz, L. Frank Baum
77. The Scarecrow of Oz, L. Frank Baum
78. Rinkitink in Oz, L. Frank Baum
79. World of Ptavvs, Larry Niven
80. The Lost Princess of Oz, L. Frank Baum
81. Limits, Larry Niven
82. The Tin Woodman of Oz, L. Frank Baum
83. The Magic of Oz, L. Frank Baum
84. Glinda of Oz, L. Frank Baum
85. N-Space, Larry Niven
86. Playgrounds of the Mind, Larry Niven
87. Ringworld, Larry Niven
88. The Ringworld Engineers, Larry Niven
89. Well of Ascension, Brandon Sanderson
90. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kate DiCamillo (first time)
91. The Planet That Wasn't, Isaac Asimov
92. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card
93. Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
94. Another Fine Myth, Robert Asprin
95. Myth Conceptions, Robert Asprin
96. Myth Directions, Robert Asprin
97. Hit Or Myth, Robert Asprin
98. Myth-ing Persons, Robert Asprin
99. M.Y.T.H. Inc. Link, Robert Asprin
100. Myth-nomers and Im-Pervections, Robert Asprin
101. M.Y.T.H. Inc. In Action, Robert Asprin
102. The King Must Die, Mary Renault
103. So You Want To Be A Wizard, Diane Duane
104. Deep Wizardry, Diane Duane
105. High Wizardry, Diane Duane
106. A Wizard Abroad, Diane Duane
107. Pattern Recognition, William Gibson (first time)
108. A Wizard Alone, Diane Duane
109. Pattern Recognition, William Gibson (near-immediate reread)
110. Mirabile, Janet Kagan (first time)
111. Uhura's Song, Janet Kagan
112. Little Myth Marker, Robert Asprin
113. Wizard's Holiday, Diane Duane
114. Wizards at War, Diane Duane (first time)
115. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
116. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Roald Dahl
117. James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl
118. Shadowplay, Jo Clayton
119. Skulduggery Pleasant, Derek Landy (first time)
120. Hearts In Atlantis, Stephen King
121. Shadowkill, Jo Clayton
122. The Girl with the Silver Eyes, Willo Davis Roberts
123. The Armageddon Rag, George R. R. Martin
124. Night Watch, Terry Pratchett
125. House of Leaves, Mark Z. Danielewski
126. Thud!, Terry Pratchett
127. Matilda, Roald Dahl
128. The BFG, Roald Dahl
129. The Witches, Roald Dahl
130. Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book, Maxine Hong Kingston
131. The Truth, Terry Pratchett
132. Going Postal, Terry Pratchett
133. The Snow Queen, Joan Vinge (first time)
134. Wintersmith, Terry Pratchett
135. The Curse of Chalion, Lois McMaster Bujold
136. The Fifth Elephant, Terry Pratchett
137. Borders of Infinity, Lois McMaster Bujold
138. Mirror Dance, Lois McMaster Bujold
139. Komarr, Lois McMaster Bujold
140. Just After Sunset, Stephen King (first time)
141. The Westing Game, Ellen Rankin
142. A Civil Campaign, Lois McMaster Bujold
143. Skulduggery Pleasant, Derek Landy
144. Playing with Fire, Derek Landy (first time)
145. Barrayar, Lois McMaster Bujold
146. Mirabile, Janet Kagan
147. The Hero of Ages, Brandon Sanderson (first time)
148. Dandelion Wine, Ray Bradbury
149. Nightmares & Dreamscapes, Stephen King
150. Something Wicked This Way Comes, Ray Bradbury
151. The Drawing of the Three, Stephen King

I'd given some vague thought to analyzing trends and patterns, but ... nah. (Anyone feeling compelled to analyze, however, is welcome to share!)

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