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2010

January
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt, 15, recommended
The City & The City by China Miéville, 24, recommended
Total: 2 books

February
Threshold by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 1, recommended
The Red Tree by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 8, recommended
Man After Man by Dougal Dixon, illustrated by Philip Hood, 10, not recommended
Battle Royale by Koushun Takami, translated by Yuji Oniki, 12, recommended
After Man by Dougal Dixon, illustrated by Diz Wallis, John Butler, Brian McIntyre, Philip Hood, Roy Woodard, and Gary Marsh, 28, recommended
Total: 5 books

April
Red Riding Hood Uncloaked: Sex, Morality, and the Evolution of a Fairy Tale by Catherine Orenstien, 7, recommended
High Voltage Tattoo by Kat Von D, photography by Lionel Deluy, 9, recommended
The Child Thief by Gerald Brom, 16, not recommended
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay, 17, recommended
The Book of the Damned by Charles Fort, 22, recommended
The Witch Awakening by Karen Nilsen, 27, recommended
Deerskin by Robin McKinley, 28, recommended
Total: 7 books

May
Books of Blood: Volumes 1-3 by Clive Barker, 3, not recommended
The Devil's Alphabet by Daryl Gregory, 10, recommended
What Dreams May Come by Richard Matheson, 13, not recommended
Gerald's Game by Stephen King, 17, recommended
A Book of Tongues: Volume One of the Hexslinger Series by Gemma Files, 20, recommended
Total: 5 books

June
Don't Bet on the Prince: Contemporary Feminist Fairy Tales in North America and England edited by Jack Zipes, 4, not recommended
The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe, 14, recommended
Total: 2 books

July
Faithful Place by Tana French, 30, recommended
Total: 1 book

August
The Last Vampire (Thirst Book 1) by Christopher Pike, 9, not recommended
The Stress of Her Regard by Tim Powers, 20, no recommendation
The Cipher by Kathe Koja, 21, recommended
Total: 3 books

September
Low Red Moon by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 13, recommended
Surfacing by Margret Atwood, 17, recommended
Handling the Undead (Hanteringen av odöda) by John Ajvide Lindqvist, 23, recommended
Total: 3 books

October
The Cement Garden by Ian McEwan, 4, recommended
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean, 4, recommended
Terror by Night: Classic Ghost & Horror Stories by Ambrose Bierce, edited by David Stuart Davies, 18, recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (The String of Pearls) edited by Robert L. Mack, 22, recommended
Heat Wave by Richard Castle, 24, recommended
Total: 5 books

November
White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi, 2, recommended
Tam Lin by Pamela Dean, 7, recommended
The Hellbound Heart by Clive Barker, 19, recommended
Total: 3 books

December
Skeleton Crew by Stephen King, 21, recommended
Total: 1 book

Year Long Total: 37 books



2011

January
The Secret History by Donna Tartt, 6, recommended
Enchantress from the Stars by Sylvia Engdahl, 9, recommended
Solaris by Stanislaw Lem, translated by Joanna Kilmartin and Steve Cox, 13, recommended
Wizard of the Pigeons by Megan Lindholm (Robin Hobb), 15, recommended
Sunshine by Robin McKinley, 18, not recommended
Inside Out by Maria V. Snyder, 20, recommended
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater, 28, recommended
Total: 7 books

February
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire, 11, recommended
Perdido Street Station by China Miéville, 26, not recommended
Total: 2 books

March
Let's Kill Uncle by Rohan O'Grady, 24, recommended
The Monsters of Templeton by Laura Groff, 26, recommended
Total: 2 books

April
The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester, 13, recommended
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant, 26, not recommended
Total: 2 books

May
Under the Poppy by Kathe Koja, 1, recommended
Spring's Awakening: Tragedy of Childhood by Frank Wedekind, translated and edited by Eric Bentley, 5, recommended
The Fixed Stars: Thirty-Seven Emblems for the Perilous Season by Brian Conn, 9, not recommended
Cat's Eye by Margret Atwood, 10, recommended
The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit, illustrated by H.R. Millar, 12, recommended
The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter, 12, recommended
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan, 24, recommended
The White People and Other Stories: Vol. 2 of the Best Weird Tales of Arthur Machen by Arthur Machen, edited by S.T. Joshi, 26, recommended
Total: 8 books

June
The Witch's Boy by Michael Gruber, 3, recommended
Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion, 15, not recommended
Mary Poppins: Revised Edition by P.L. Travers, illustrated by Mary Shephard, 16, recommended
Mysterious Skin by Scott Heim, 22, recommended
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger, 28, not recommended
Total: 5 books

July
The Armless Maiden: and Other Tales of Childhood's Survivors edited by Terri Windling, 13, recommended
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe, 16, not recommended
The Golden Key by George MacDonald, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, 20, recommended
Prince of Darkness by Barbara Michaels, 21, recommended
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott, 26, recommended
Black Hearts in Battersea by Joan Aiken, 28, recommended
Total: 6 books

August
Josie and Jack by Kelly Braffet, 8, recommended
The Unreasoning Mask by Philip José Farmer, 12, recommended
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon, 20, recommended
Wildwood (The Wildwood Chronicles Book 1) by Colin Meloy, illustrated by Carson Ellis, 22, recommended
A Home at the End of the World by Michael Cunningham, 25, recommended
Total: 5 books

September
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, 7, recommended
The Ammonite Violin & Others by Caitlín R. Kiernan, 9, recommended
A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay, 12, recommended
Stunt by Claudia Dey, 14, recommended
The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan, 19, not recommended
The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff, 22, recommended
Total: 6 books

October
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural edited by Herbert A. Wise and Phyllis Fraser, 17, recommended
Bedbugs by Ben H. Winters, 18, not recommended
Are You Loathsome Tonight? by Poppy Z. Brite, 21, recommended
Total: 3 books

November
Running with the Pack edited by Ekatrina Sedia, 6, not recommended
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury, 11, recommended
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton, 12, not recommended
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor, 17, not recommended
Chime by Franny Billingsley, 30, recommended
Total: 5 books

December
The Girl Who Circumnagivated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente, 2, recommended
Total: 1 book

Year Long Total: 52 books



2012

April
The Remedy by Michelle Lovric, 3, not recommended
Total: 1 book

May
Wormwood by Poppy Z. Brite, 21, recommended
The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley, 28, recommended
Total: 2 books

July
Money Shot by Christa Faust, 16, not recommended
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin, 22, recommended
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill, 25, recommended
The Wilding by Benjamin Percy, 31, not recommended
Total: 4 book

August
The Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley, 6, recommended
The Last Starship from Earth by John Boyd, 13, not recommended
A Case of Curiosities by Allen Kurzweil, 15, not recommended
The Autumn Castle by Kim Wilkins, 28, recommended
Total: 4 books

September
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, 11, recommended
The Fall of the Kings by Ellen Kushner and Delia Sherman, 11, recommended
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, 12, recommended
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, 17, recommended
The Holy Terrors (Les Enfants Terribles) by Jean Cocteau, translated by Rosamond Lehmann, 19, recommended
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Narnia Book 3) by C.S. Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Byanes, 21, recommended
The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 1) by Lemony Snicket, iIllustrated by Brett Helquist, 28, recommended
Under Wildwood (Wildwood Chronicles Book 2) by Colin Meloy, illustrated by Carson Ellis, 29, recommended
Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma, 30, recommended
Total: 9 books

October
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, 7, recommended
Lovecraft Unbound edited by Ellen Datlow, 22, recommended
Over Sea, Under Stone (The Dark is Rising Sequence Book 1) by Susan Cooper, 26, not recommended
War for the Oaks by Emma Bull, 26, recommended
Calling You (Kimi wa Shika Kikoenai) by Otsuichi, illustrated by Miyako Hasami, translated by Agnes Yoshida, 27, recommended
Uncle Silas by J.S. Le Fanu, 28, recommended
The Hunger by Whitley Strieber, 30, not recommended
Total: 7 books

November
Grass by Sheri S. Tepper, 3, recommended
A Companion to Wolves by Sarah Monette and Elizabeth Bear, 4, recommended
The Reptile Room (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 2) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 5, recommended
A Spell of Winter by Helen Dunmore, 5, not recommended
Total: 4 books

December
The Silver Wolf (Legends of the Wolves Book 1) by Alice Borchardt, 29, not recommended
The Wide Window (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 3) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 30, recommended
Total: 2 books

Year Long Total: 32 books



2013

January
Watchtower (The Chronicles of Tornor Book 1) by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 4, recommended
The Forbidden Circle: The Spell Sword / The Forbidden Tower by Marion Zimmer Bradley, 8, recommended
Shadow and Bone (Grisha Trilogy Book 1) by Leigh Bardugo, 10, not recommended
The Dancers of Arun (The Chronicles of Tornor Book 2) by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 12, recommended
The Vampyre by John William Polidori, 16, recommended
Winter Rose by Patricia A. McKillip, 17, recommended
Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow, 18, not recommended
The Northern Girl (The Chronicles of Tornor Book 3) by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 21, recommended
Lilith by George MacDonald, 25, not recommended
The Dark Wife by Sarah Diemer, 26, recommended
The Hallowed Hunt (Chalion Book 3) by Lois McMaster Bujold, 30, recommended
Total: 11 books

February
Mind Fuck (The Administration Book 1) by Manna Francis, 4, recommended
Mélusine (Doctrine of Labyrinths Book 1) by Sarah Monette, 7, recommended
Shift by Em Bailey, 8, not recommended
Ghosts (North-West Passage Book 1) by Torch, 10, not recommended
Waking the Moon by Elizabeth Hand, 15, recommended
Lovers (North-West Passage Book 2) by Torch, 17, not recommended
Bloodstones edited by Amanda Pillar, 20, not recommended
The Miserable Mill (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 4) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 21, recommended
The Gift of an Enemy by Sylvia, 28, not recommended
Blood Oranges by Caítlin R. Kiernan writing as Kathleen Tierney, 28, recommended
Total: 10 books

March
The Virtu (Doctrine of Labyrinths Book 2) by Sarah Monette, 1, recommended
A Different Light by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 8, recommended
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgewick, 11, not recommended
Boy Toy by Barry Lyga, 13, not recommended
A Pretty Mouth by Molly Tanzer, 15, recommended
A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan, 18, recommended
Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales by Yoko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder, 22, not recommended
Dragonflight (Dragonriders of Pern Book 1) by Anne McCaffrey, 25, not recommended
Dragonquest (Dragonriders of Pern Book 2) by Anne McCaffrey, 25, not recommended
Total: 9 books

April
Sins & Shadows (Shadow Inquiries Book 1) by Lane Robins writing as Lyn Benedict, 1, recommended
The White Dragon (Dragonriders of Pern Book 3) by Anne McCaffrey, 10, not recommended
The Austere Academy (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 5) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 15, recommended
Witches' Mark by Amanda Gannon and Paul Batteiger, 18, recommended
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games Book 2) by Suzanne Collins, 21, recommended
Deadpool Classic Volume 1 edited by Mark D. Beazley, 22, recommended
Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell, 24, recommended
The Mirador (Doctrine of Labyrinths Book 3) by Sarah Monette, 27, recommended
Deadpool Classic Volume 2 edited by Mark D. Beazley, 30, recommended
Total: 9 books

May
Restraint by DarkEmeralds, 1, recommended
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games Book 3) by Suzanne Collins, 2, recommended
What the Faeries Left Behind by Amber Cook, 4, not recommended
Bones of Faerie (Bones of Faerie Book 1) by Janni Lee Simner, 5, not recommended
The Ersatz Elevator (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 6) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 6, recommended
Ombria in Shadow by Patricia A. McKillip, 8, recommended
Deadpool Classic Volume 3 edited by Mark D. Beazley, 14, recommended
Corambis (Doctrine of Labyrinths Book 4) by Sarah Monette, 23, recommended
The Family Tree by Sheri S. Tepper, 23, not recommended
Magic's Pawn (The Last Herald Mage Book 1) by Mercedes Lackey, 24, not recommended
Total: 10 books

June
Magic's Promise (The Last Herald Mage Book 2) by Mercedes Lackey, 3, not recommended
Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky, translated by Natasha Randall, 4, recommended
Total: 2 books

September
Strange Angels by Kathe Koja, 28, not recommended
Total: 1 book

October
Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz, 7, recommended
A Wind in the Door by Madeleine L'Engle, 7, recommended
Magic's Price (The Last Herald Mage Book 3) by Mercedes Lackey, 7, not recommended
The Probable Future by Alice Hoffman, 7, not recommended
The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury, illustrated by Joseph Magnaini, 30, not recommended
Total: 5 books

November
The House on the Borderland by William Hope Hodgson, 1, recommended
Zel by Donna Jo Napoli, 1, recommended
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking Book 1) by Patrick Ness, 2, not recommended
The Shattered Gate (The Rifter Book 1) by Ginn Hale, 19, recommended
Loups-Garous by Natsuhiko Kyogoku, translated by Anne Ishii, 19, not recommended
Total: 5 books

December
The End of Alice by A.M. Homes, 1, not recommended
The Holy Road (The Rifter Book 2) by Ginn Hale, 2, recommended
His Sacred Bones (The Rifter Book 3) by Ginn Hale, 9, recommended
The Moth Diaries by Rachel Klein, 27, recommended
Total: 4 books

Year Long Total: 65 books



2014

January
The House at Midnight by Lucie Whitehouse, 3, not recommended
Oracle of Philidelphia (Earthbound Angels Book 1) by Elizabeth Corrigan, 4, not recommended
Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology by Caroline Paul, illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton, 6, not recommended
The Secret Country (The Secret Country Book 1) by Pamela Dean, 15, recommended
Total: 4 books

May
The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald, illustrated by F.D. Bedford, 6, recommended
Total: 1 book

June
The Beast Master (The Beast Master Book 1) by Andre Norton, 30, recommended
Total: 1 book

July
Ariel (Change Book 1) by Steven R. Boyett, 5, not recommended
The Giver (The Giver Quartet Book 1) by Lois Lowry, 16, recommended
Possession by A.S. Byatt, 23, recommended
The Silence of the Lambs (Hannibal Lecter Book 2) by Thomas Harris, 27, recommended
Total: 4 books

August
Hannibal (Hannibal Lecter Book 3) by Thomas Harris, 11, recommended
Total: 1 book

November
Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton, 28, recommended
Total: 1 book

December
Wool (Omnibus) by Hugh Howey, 8, recommended
Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper, 18, not recommended
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Book 1) by Robin Hobb, 19, recommended
Alternate Realities by C.J. Cherryh, 31, recommended
Total: 4 books

Year Long Total: 16 books



2015

January
Royal Assassin (Farseer Book 2) by Robin Hobb, 11, recommended
Rewritten series (Fallacy, Veracity, Evasion, Defiance) by Morgan Bauman, 12, not recommended
Assassin's Quest (Farseer Book 3) by Robin Hobb, 26, recommended
Red Dragon (Hannibal Lecter Book 1) by Thomas Harris, 29, recommended
Tampa by Alissa Nutting, 31, not recommended
Total: 8 books

February
The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope, 9, recommended
So Brilliantly Clever: Parker, Hulme and the Murder that Shocked the World (Anne Perry and the Murder of the Century) by Peter Graham, 9, recommended
The Game of Kings (The Lymond Chronicles Book 1) by Dorothy Dunnett, 22, recommended
Total: 3 books

March
Seraphina (Seraphina Book 1) by Rachel Hartman, 1, recommended
The Labyrinth by Catherynne M. Valente, 16, recommended
A Rope of Thorns (Hexslinger Book 2) by Gemma Files, 18, recommended
A Tree of Bones (Hexslinger Book 3) by Gemma Files, 27, recommended
I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, 30, recommended
Total: 5 books

April
Chill (Jacob's Ladder Book 2) by Elizabeth Bear, 17, recommended
Crown Duel (Crown Duel and Court Duel) (Crown & Court Book 1-2) by Sherwood Smith, 17, recommended
Hannibal Rising (Hannibal Lecter Book 4) by Thomas Harris, 18, not recommended
Winterlong (Winterlong Book 1) by Elizabeth Hand, 24, not recommended
Ammonite by Nicola Griffith, 28, recommended
Grail (Jacob's Ladder Book 3) by Elizabeth Bear, 30, recommended
Total: 6 books

May
Dogsbody by Diana Wynne Jones, 1, not recommended
No Dogs in Philly (Private Justice Book 1) by Andy Futuro, 4, not recommended
A Fistful of Sky (LaZelle Book 1) by Nina Kiriki Hoffman, 9, not recommended
Dawn (Xenogenesis/Lilith's Brood Book 1) by Octavia E. Butler, 10, recommended
Spindle's End by Robin McKinley, 12, recommended
The Companions by Sheri S. Tepper, 18, not recommended
Adulthood Rites (Xenogenesis/Lilith's Brood Book 2) by Octavia E. Butler, 18, recommended
Imago (Xenogenesis/Lilith's Brood Book 3) by Octavia E. Butler, 20, recommended
Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 21, recommended
Fire and Hemlock by Dianna Wynne Jones, 28, recommended
Total: 10 books

June
Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis, 4, not recommended
The Engine's Child by Holly Phillips, 5, not recommended
Slow River by Nicola Griffith, 5, not recommended
The Birthgrave (Birthgrave Book 1) by Tanith Lee, 16, not recommended
Nine Tailors (Lord Peter Wimsey Book 11) by Dorothy L. Sayers, 19, recommended
The Anvil of the World (Lord Ermenwyr Book 1) by Kage Baker, 20, recommended
The House of the Stag (Lord Ermenwyr Book 2) by Kage Baker, 28, recommended
Total: 7 books

July
Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates, 16, not recommended
The Bird of the River (Lord Ermenwyr Book 3) by Kage Baker, 17, recommended
Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate #1) by Patricia C. Wrede & Caroline Stevermer, 22, recommended
Piercing by Ryu Murakami, translated by Ralph McCarthy, 23, recommended
Total: 4 books

August
Carnival by Elizabeth Bear, 19, not recommended
Total: 1 book

September
Goth by Otsuichi, trans. Andrew Cunningham, Jocelyne Allen, 3, recommended
Persona by Genevieve Valentine, 3, not recommended
The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit (Wraeththu Book 1) by Storm Constantine, 14, not recommended
A Vanishing Glow (The Mystech Arcanum, Vol. I & II) by Alexis Radcliff, 30, not recommended
Total: 4 books

October
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain, 5, recommended
The Talented Mr. Ripley (Ripley Book 1) by Patricia Highsmith, 13, not recommended
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters, 14, recommended
The Drowning City (The Necromancer Chronicles Book 1) by Amanda Downum, 17, not recommended
Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier, 23, recommended
Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente, 28, recommended
Total: 6 books

November
Love in Vein edited by Poppy Z. Brite, 5, not recommended
Sandry's Book (Circle of Magic Book 1) by Tamora Pierce, 12, recommended
Hemlock Grove by Brian McGreevy, 13, recommended
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters, 20, recommended
Total: 4 books

December
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, 13, recommended
Downbelow Station (The Company Wars Book 1) by C.J. Cherryh, 13, recommended
Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy, 29, not recommended
Total: 3 books

Year Long Total: 61 books



2016

January
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, translated by Lucia Graves, 3, not recommended
Tris's Book (Circle of Magic Book 2) by Tamora Pierce, 3, recommended
Daja's Book (Circle of Magic Book 3) by Tamora Pierce, 10, recommended
Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre, 10, recommended
Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories Book 1) by Mary Robinette Kowal, 12, recommended
Deathless (Leningrad Diptych Book 1) by Catherynne M. Valente, 14, recommended
The Virgins by Pamela Erens, 15, not recommended
The Goblin Emperor by Sarah Monette writing as Katherine Addison, 17, recommended
The Bone Palace (The Necromancer Chronicles Book 2) by Amanda Downum, 19, recommended
Hild by Nicola Griffith, 26, recommended
Total: 10 books

February
Birth of the Firebringer (Firebringer Book 1) by Meredith Ann Pierce, 3, not recommended
Briar's Book (Circle of Magic Book 4) by Tamora Pierce, 15, recommended
A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar, 15, recommended
The Brides of Rollrock Island (Sea Hearts) by Margo Lanagan, 15, recommended
Alphabet of Thorn by Patricia A. McKillip, 17, recommended
My Real Children by Jo Walton, 20, recommended
Sirens and other Daemon Lovers edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, 23, not recommended
Wild Seed (Patternmaster Book 1) by Octavia E. Butler, 24, recommended
Mind of My Mind (Patternmaster Book 2) by Octavia E. Butler, 26, recommended
Fledgling by Octavia E. Butler, 29, recommended
Total: 10 books

March
Merchanter's Luck (The Company Wars Book 2) by C.J. Cherryh, 7, recommended
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton, 9, not recommended
The Tale of a No-Name Squirrel (The PetPost Secret) by Radhika R. Dhariwal, illustrated by Audrey Benjaminsen, 9, not recommended
The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley, 9, recommended
The Pattern Scars by Caitlin Sweet, 11, recommended
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch Book 1) by Ann Leckie, 14, recommended
Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller, 16, not recommended
Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge, 18, not recommended
Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle, 21, not recommended
Clay's Ark (Patternmaster Book 3) by Octavia E. Butler, 25, not recommended
Silently and Very Fast by Catherynne M. Valente, 28, recommended
On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis, 28, not recommended
vN (The Machine Dynasty Book 1) by Madeline Ashby, 29, not recommended
Ancillary Sword (Imperial Radch Book 2) by Ann Leckie, 30, recommended
Saga Deluxe Edition, Volume 1 (Issues #1-18) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, 31, recommended
Total: 15 books

April
Saga Volume 4 (Issues #19-24) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, 10, not recommended
Saga Volume 5 (Issues #25-30) by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples, 10, not recommended
Archivist Wasp by Nicole Kornher-Stace, 11, recommended
Uprooted by Naomi Novik, 11, recommended
Patternmaster (Patternmaster Book 4) by Octavia E. Butler, 12, recommended
The Sardonyx Net by Elizabeth A. Lynn, 13, recommended
Rider at the Gate (Finisterre: The Nighthorses Book 1), 22, recommended
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty, 23, recommended
Siege and Storm (The Grisha Book 2) by Leigh Bardugo, 26, not recommended
Native Tongue (Native Tongue Book #1) by Suzette Haden Elgin, 29, not recommended
Total: 10 books

May
Neuromancer (Sprawl Book 1) by William Gibson, 4, not recommended
Ship of Magic (The Liveship Traders Book 1) by Robin Hobb, 5, recommended
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell, 7, recommended
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire, 7, recommended
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers Book 1) by Becky Chambers, 9, not recommended
All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders, 10, not recommended
Mad Ship (The Liveship Traders Book 2) by Robin Hobb, 17, recommended
Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley, 20, recommended
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Episode Zero written by Katsuyuki Sumisawa, illustrated by Akira Kanbe, 23, not recommended
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Blind Target written by Akemi Omode, illustrated by Sakura Asagi, 23, recommended
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Ground Zero by Reku Fuyunagi, 23, not recommended
The Game of Rat and Dragon by Cordwainer Smith, 24, not recommended
Ruin and Rising (The Grisha Book 3) by Leigh Bardugo, 24, not recommended
A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick, 25, recommended
The Vile Village (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 7) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 27, recommended
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, 29, not recommended
The Hostile Hospital (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 8) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 31, recommended
Total: 17 books

June
In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters, 1, not recommended
The Carnivorous Carnival (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 9) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 3, recommended
Parable of the Sower (Earthseed Book 1) by Octavia E. Butler, 13, recommended
The Slippery Slope (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 10) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 21, recommended
Ship of Destiny (Liveship Traders Book 3) by Robin Hobb, 23, recommended
Parable of the Talents (Earthseed Book 2) by Octavia E. Butler, 25, not recommended
The Grim Grotto (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 11) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 26, not recommended
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia A. McKillip, 29, recommended
The Golden Day by Ursula Dubosarsky, 29, recommended
Total: 9 books

July
The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 12) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 1, not recommended
Ancillary Mercy (Imperial Radch Book 3) by Ann Leckie, 1, recommended
Alex + Ada Volume 1 (Issues #1-5) by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn, 1, not recommended
Alex + Ada Volume 2 (Issues #6-10) by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn, 1, not recommended
Alex + Ada Volume 3 (Issues #11-15) by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn, 1, not recommended
Sorcerer to the Crown (Sorcerer Royal Book 1) by Zen Cho, 5, recommended
The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 13) by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist, 9, recommended
Cam Girl by Leah Raeder (Elliot Wake), 10, recommended
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge, 13, recommended
The Vegetarian by Han Kang, trans. Deborah Smith, 14, not recommended
The Steerswoman (The Steerswoman Book 1) by Rosemary Kirstein, 18, recommended
The Outskirter's Secret (The Steerswoman Book 2) by Rosemary Kirstein, 21, recommended
You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day, 21, not recommended
Conservation of Shadows by Yoon Ha Lee, 28, recommended
The Lost Steersman (The Steerswoman Book 3) by Rosemary Kirstein, 28, recommended
Total: 15 books

August
Magic Steps (The Circle Opens Book 1) by Tamora Pierce, 8, not recommended
Street Magic (The Circle Opens Book 2) by Tamora Pierce, 10, recommended
The Traitor Baru Cormorant (The Traitor) by Seth Dickinson, 12, recommended
The Last Wish (The Witcher Book 1) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. Danusia Stok, 15, recommended
The Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley, 31, not recommended
Sword of Destiny (The Witcher Book 2) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. David French, 31, not recommended
Cold Fire (The Circle Opens Book 3) by Tamora Pierce, 31, recommended
Total: 7 books

September
Forty Thousand in Gehenna (Unionside Book 1) by C.J. Cherryh, 8, recommended
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler, 9, recommended
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York by Deborah Blum, 11, recommended
The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel, 13, not recommended
Blood of Elves (The Witcher Book 3) by Andrzej Sapkowski. trans. Danusia Stok, 13, recommended
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child—Parts One and Two (Harry Potter Book 8) by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne, 13, not recommended
The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey, 22, not recommended
Total: 7 books

October
The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Kai Ashante Wilson, 2, recommended
Tales of Nevèrÿon (Return to Nevèrÿon Book 1) by Samuel R. Delany, 3, recommended
Shatterglass (The Circle Opens Book 4) by Tamora Pierce, 4, not recommended
Bloodchild: And Other Stories by Octavia E. Butler, 14, recommended
The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland—For a Little While (Fairyland Novella) by Catherynne M. Valente, 22, recommended
Central Station by Lavie Tidhar, 22, recommended
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, 22, recommended
Time of Contempt (Witcher Book 4) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. David French, 24, not recommended
Baptism of Fire (Witcher Book 5) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. David French, 24, recommended
The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There (Fairyland Book 2) by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Ana Juan, 24, recommended
Total: 10 books

November
The Tower of the Swallow (Witcher Book 6) by Andrzej Sapkowski, trans. David French, 12, recommended
Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar, 12, recommended
The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two (Fairyland Book 3) by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Ana Juan, 12, recommended
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Lewis Stevenson, 16, recommended
The Family Plot by Cherie Priest, 16, not recommended
Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler, 16, recommended
The Sandman, Vol. 1: Preludes and Nocturnes (Issues #1-8) by Neil Gaiman, 30, not recommended
The Sandman, Vol. 2: The Doll's House (Issues #9-16) by Neil Gaiman, 30, not recommended
The Sandman, Vol. 3: Dream Country (Issues #17-20) by Neil Gaiman, 30, not recommended
The Sandman, Vol. 4: Season of Mists (Issues #21-28) by Neil Gaiman, 30, not recommended
Total: 10 books

December
The Boy Who Lost Fairyland (Fairyland Book 4) by Catherynne M. Valente, illustrated by Ana Juan, 30, recommended
Gate of Ivrel (The Morgaine Saga Book 1) by C.J. Cherryh, 30, recommended
Well of Shiuan (The Morgaine Saga Book 2) by C.J. Cherryh, 30, not recommended
Total: 3 books


Year Long Total: 123 books

Year Long Total: 120 books



2017

January
Bryony and Roses by T. Kingfisher (Ursula Vernon), narrated by Justine Eyre, 28, recommended
Graceling (Graceling Realm Book 1) by Kirstin Cashore, narrated by David Baker, 31, recommended
Total: 2 books

February
Sister Mine by Nalo Hopkinson, 4, not recommended
Fire (Graceling Realm Book 2) by Kirstin Cashore, 9, recommended
And I Darken (The Conqueror's Saga Book 1) by Kiersten White, 13, recommended
Total: 3 books

Year Long Total: 5 books




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