Reading

I read as much as I can in between work and life. I mostly dig good sci-fi, suspense, and literary fiction. My life-long goal is to read the major awards lists (Pulitzer, Man Booker, etc.)

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2020 Total: 14

Let Me Die in His Footsteps

Lori Roy

My rating: ★★★

The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, #3)

N.K. Jemisin

My rating: ★★★★★

The Obelisk Gate (The Broken Earth, #2)

N.K. Jemisin

My rating: ★★★★

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth, #1)

N.K. Jemisin

My rating: ★★★★★

The Yearling

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

My rating: ★★★★★

The Late George Apley

John P. Marquand

My rating: ★★

The Outsider

Stephen King

My rating: ★★★★★

End of Watch (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #3)

Stephen King

My rating: ★★★

Finders Keepers (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #2)

Stephen King

My rating: ★★★★

Robots and Empire (Robot #4)

Isaac Asimov

My rating: ★★

The Robots of Dawn (Robot #3)

Isaac Asimov

My rating: ★★

World Gone By (Coughlin #3)

Dennis Lehane

My rating: ★★★

Live by Night (Coughlin, #2)

Dennis Lehane

My rating: ★★★★

The Given Day (Coughlin #1)

Dennis Lehane

My rating: ★★★★★

2019 Total: 45

Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)

Connie Willis

My rating: ★★★★

Red at the Bone

Jacqueline Woodson

My rating: ★★★

The Throat: Blue Rose Trilogy (3)

Peter Straub

My rating: ★★★

Mystery

Peter Straub

My rating: ★★★★

Koko

Peter Straub

My rating: ★★★

A Head Full of Ghosts

Paul Tremblay

My rating: ★★

Fever Dream

Samanta Schweblin

My rating: ★★★★

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong

My rating: ★★★

The Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead

My rating: ★★★★

Bluebird, Bluebird (Highway 59, #1)

Attica Locke

My rating: ★★★

The Accidental

Ali Smith

My rating: ★★★

The Sisters Brothers

Patrick deWitt

My rating: ★★★★★

The Keepers of the House

Shirley Ann Grau

My rating: ★★★★

The Calculating Stars

Mary Robinette Kowal

My rating: ★★★★

The Demolished Man

Alfred Bester

My rating: ★★

The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare

G.K. Chesterton

My rating: ★★★★

Angels Flight (Harry Bosch, #6; Harry Bosch Universe, #7)

Michael Connelly

My rating: ★★★★

Milkman

Anna Burns

My rating: ★

Dance Hall of the Dead (Leaphorn & Chee, #2)

Tony Hillerman

My rating: ★★★

The Blessing Way (Leaphorn & Chee, #1)

Tony Hillerman

My rating: ★★★

The City & the City

China Miéville

My rating: ★★★

My Sister, the Serial Killer

Oyinkan Braithwaite

My rating: ★★★

The Cabin at the End of the World

Paul Tremblay

My rating: ★★

Boy's Life

Robert R. McCammon

My rating: ★★★★

Down the River Unto the Sea

Walter Mosley

My rating: ★★★

Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1)

Stephen King

My rating: ★★★★

The Overstory

Richard Powers

My rating: ★★★★

Unfinished Cathedral

T.S. Stribling

My rating: ★★★

A Brief History of Seven Killings

Marlon James

My rating: ★★

The Reivers

William Faulkner

My rating: ★★★

The Blue Flower

Penelope Fitzgerald

My rating: ★★★

The River

Peter Heller

My rating: ★★★★

Odds Against (Sid Halley, #1)

Dick Francis

My rating: ★★★

A Mercy

Toni Morrison

My rating: ★★★★

Kindred

Octavia E. Butler

My rating: ★★★★

Sourdough

Robin Sloan

My rating: ★★★

The Store

T.S. Stribling

My rating: ★★★★★

The Forge

T.S. Stribling

My rating: ★★★

Good Omens

Terry Pratchett

My rating: ★★★★

Scarlet Sister Mary

Julia Peterkin

My rating: ★★

Early Autumn: A Story of a Lady

Louis Bromfield

My rating: ★★

Arrowsmith

Sinclair Lewis

My rating: ★★★

The Able McLaughlins (The McLaughlins, #1)

Margaret Wilson

My rating: ★★

So Big

Edna Ferber

My rating: ★★★★

2018 Total: 36

One of Ours

Willa Cather

My rating: ★★★

Alice Adams

Booth Tarkington

My rating: ★★

Laughing Boy: A Navajo Love Story

Oliver La Farge

My rating: ★★★★

The Friend

Sigrid Nunez

My rating: ★★

Kafka on the Shore

Haruki Murakami

My rating: ★★★

A Dark-Adapted Eye

Barbara Vine

My rating: ★★★★

The Magnificent Ambersons (The Growth Trilogy, #2)

Booth Tarkington

My rating: ★★★

Zombie

Joyce Carol Oates

My rating: ★★★★

Mr. X

Peter Straub

My rating: ★★★

Bag of Bones

Stephen King

My rating: ★★★★★

Get in Trouble: Stories

Kelly Link

My rating: ★★★★

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Hank Green

My rating: ★★★★

Cujo

Stephen King

My rating: ★★★

Barrayar (Vorkosigan Saga, #7)

Lois McMaster Bujold

My rating: ★★★★

The Vor Game (Vorkosigan Saga, #6)

Lois McMaster Bujold

My rating: ★★★★

Brothers in Arms (Vorkosigan Saga, #5)

Lois McMaster Bujold

My rating: ★★★★

Falling Free

Lois McMaster Bujold

My rating: ★★★

Ethan of Athos (Vorkosigan Saga, #3)

Lois McMaster Bujold

My rating: ★★★

The Power and the Glory

Graham Greene

My rating: ★★

Foreign Affairs

Alison Lurie

My rating: ★★★

Independence Day

Richard Ford

My rating: ★★★★

Rabbit Remembered (Rabbit Angstrom #5)

John Updike

My rating: ★★★★

The Sportswriter

Richard Ford

My rating: ★★★

Rabbit at Rest (Rabbit Angstrom #4)

John Updike

My rating: ★★★

Rabbit Is Rich (Rabbit Angstrom, #3)

John Updike

My rating: ★★★

Celine

Peter Heller

My rating: ★★★★

In the Night Garden (The Orphan's Tales, #1)

Catherynne M. Valente

My rating: ★★

The House of Broken Angels

Luis Alberto Urrea

My rating: ★★★★

Rabbit Redux (Rabbit Angstrom #2)

John Updike

My rating: ★★

A Thousand Acres

Jane Smiley

My rating: ★★★

Less

Andrew Sean Greer

My rating: ★★★

Iron Gold (Red Rising Saga, #4)

Pierce Brown

My rating: ★★★★

The Killer Angels (The Civil War Trilogy, #2)

Michael Shaara

My rating: ★★★★

Blood Work (Terry McCaleb, #1; Harry Bosch Universe, #8)

Michael Connelly

My rating: ★★★

The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.

Neal Stephenson

My rating: ★★★★

Party of One: A Memoir in 21 Songs

Dave Holmes

My rating: ★★★★