Things I Have Been Reading

I’ve posted on a couple of other places what I’ve been reading in an attempt to see how many books I’ll finish in a year, after having finished the entire Discworld series (and a few others) since I started my current job a little over a year ago. So here are all of the books I’ve finished since April 15th, 2017 (Bold Italics signify a reread):

  • 1)  4/15/17     “The Shepard’s Crown” by Terry Pratchett (Discworld) (304 pp)
  • 2)  4/18/17     “Norse Mythology” by Neil Gaiman (304 pp)
  • 3)  4/21/17     “Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Famous Quotations” by Garson O’Toole (398 pp)
  • 4)  4/29/17     “The Mother Tongue: English And How It Got That Way” by Bill Bryson (279 pp)
  • 5)  5/18/17    “Aztec” by Gary Jennings (772 pp)
  • 6)  5/23/17    “The Great Abraham Lincoln Pocket Watch Conspiracy” by Jacopo della Quercia (378 pp)
  • 7)  6/4/17       “Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation” by Bill Nye (309 pp)
  • 8)  6/8/17       “License To Quill” by Jacopo della Quercia (384 pp)
  • 9)  6/17/17    “Gardens of the Moon” by Steven Erikson (Malazan Book of the Fallen) (666 pp)
  • 10)  7/1/17     “Deadhouse Gates” by Steven Erikson (Malazan) (868 pp)
  • 11)  7/14/17  “Memories of Ice” by Steven Erikson (Malazan) (945 pp)
  • 12)  7/25/17  “House of Chains” by Steven Erikson (Malazan) (1,044 pp)
  • 13)  8/1/17     “Midnight Tides” by Steven Erikson (Malazan) (628 pp)
  • 14)  8/13/17  “The Bonehunters” by Steven Erikson (Malazan) (804 pp)
  • 15)  8/18/17  “How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland’s Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe” by Thomas Cahill (246 pp)
  • 16)  8/28/17  “Reaper’s Gale” by Steven Erikson (Malazan) (844 pp)
  • 17)  9/15/17  “Caesar’s Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us” by Sam Kean (362 pp)
  • 18)  9/23/17  “Toll The Hounds” by Steven Erikson (Malazan) (836 pp)
  • 19) 10/04/17) “John Dies at the End” by David Wong (Book 1 of John Dies at the End Series) (479 pp)
  • 20)  10/06/17  “This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don’t Touch It ” by David Wong (Book 2 of John Dies at the End Series) (462 pp)
  • 21)  10/07/17  “What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror” by David Wong (Book 3 of John Dies at the End Series) (384 pp)
  • 22)  10/19/17   “Dust of Dreams” by Steven Erikson (Next in the Malazan Series) (817 pp)
  • 23)  10/28/17  “The Crippled God” by Steven Erikson (The Final Book in the Malazan Series (Of the original run)) (930 pp)
  • 24)  11/03/17   “Lessons From A Third Grade Dropout” by Rick Rigsby (160 pp)
  • 25)  11/13/17   “Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things” by Jenny Lawson (352 pp)
  • 26)  11/15/17   “Seventh Decimate” by Stephen R. Donaldson (Book 1 of The Great God’s War) (320 pp)
  • 27)  11/27/17   “Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances” by Neil Gaiman (368 pp)
  • 28)  12/04/17   “Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch” by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett (433 pp)

 

What I Am Currently Reading:

29) “The Science of Discworld: A Novel” by Terry Pratchett with Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen (432 pp)

Coming Up:

“Head On” by John Scalzi (Lock In) (336 pp) (Available 4/17/18)

At some point, I’ll pick up the Harry Dresden series again, along with the Covenant books.

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