Books read in 2017

43. The Rose and the Dagger, Renée Ahdieh
42. Blaze of Memory, Nalini Singh (read aloud w/Steve)
41. The Wrath and the Dawn, Renée Ahdieh
40. Just Like Someone Without Mental Illness Only More So: A Memoir, Mark Vonnegut MD (e)
39. The Rule of Luck, Catherine Cerveny (e) (arc)
38. The Cat Who Saw Red, Lillian Jackson Braun (read aloud w/Steve)
37. The Girl with Ghost Eyes, M.H. Boroson (e)
36. Raising Steam, Terry Pratchett (read aloud w/Steve)
35. White Hot, Ilona Andrews (e)
34.  The Orientalist: Solving the Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life, Tom Reiss (e)
33. Mouse and Dragon, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller (e)
32. Caszandra, Andrea K. Host (e)
31. Lab Rat One, Andrea K. Host (e)
30. Stray, Andrea K. Host (e)
29. The Cat Who Turned On and Off, Lillian Jackson Braun (read aloud w/Steve)
28. Apprentice in Death, J.D. Robb (e/l)
27. The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern, Lillian Jackson Braun (read aloud w/Steve)
26. The Face in the Frost, John Bellairs (e)
25. Hanged for a Sheep, Frances and Richard Lockridge (e)
24. Xamnesia, Lizzie Harwood (e)
23. Convergence, C. J. Cherryh, (read aloud with Steve)
22. Rock Addiction, Nalini Singh (e)
21. The Stranger in the Woods, Michael Finkel
20. Etched in Bone, Anne Bishop (e)
19. Rider at the Gate, CJ Cherryh (re-read)
18. Small Gods, Terry Pratchett (read aloud w/Steve)
17. Silence Fallen, Patricia Briggs (e)
16. The Cold Eye, Laura Anne Gilman
15. The Cat Who Could Read Backwards, Lillian Jackson Braun (read aloud w/Steve)
14. Memory, Linda Nagata (e)
13.  Bonita Faye, Margaret Moseley (e)
12.  Burn for Me, Ilona Andrews (e)
11. Snuff, Terry Pratchett (read aloud w/Steve)
10. A Taste of Honey, Kai Ashante Wilson (e)
9.  Some Danger Involved, Will Thomas
8.  Thud!, Terry Pratchett (read aloud w/Steve)
7.  White Tiger, Kylie Chan
6.  The Hanging Tree, Ben Aaronovitch
5.  Trading in Danger, Elizabeth Moon (e)
4.  The Wolf in the Attic, Paul Kearney (e)
3.  The Cat Who Saw Red, Lillian Jackson Braun (read aloud w/Steve)
2.  Inside the Texas Chicken Ranch: The Definitive Account of the Best Little Whorehouse, Jayme Lynn Blaschke (e)
1. Sand of Bone, Blair MacGregor (e)

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2 thoughts on “Books read in 2017”

  1. I just reserved #40 from the library. Do you have favorites from this list? I’d love some recommendations!

  2. “Favorite” needs to stand a test of time. From this particular list of books I’ve read so far this year, I liked DISCLAIMER: enough to recommend generally, with the caveat that people will know their own tastes, and will not yell at me for steering them wrong for saying that I liked an Urban Fantasy title when they, themselves, have sworn that Urban Fantasy will never pass their eyes. Do you see why I don’t recommend books?…

    Trading in Danger, Moon, 1st in a series
    Some Danger Involved, Thomas, 1st in a series
    Burn for Me, Andrews, 1st in a series
    The Cold Eye, Gilman, SECOND in a series, the first is Silver on the Road, which I also liked
    Small Gods, Pratchett, standalone, insomuch as any book in the Disc World is a standalone
    Silence Fallen, Briggs, Sixth? in a series, I’ve read all of them
    Hanged for a Sheep, Lockridges, this one may be a first-in-series, the Lockridges had several series going at more or less once, and I couldn’t even keep track of them when I was devouring the local library back when I was a kid
    White Hot, Andrews, SECOND in a series
    The Girl With Ghost Eyes, Boronson, 1st in a series
    The Rule of Luck, Cerveny, 1st in a series
    Blaze of Memory, Singh, somewhere in the psy-changeling series, but we haven’t been reading them in order
    A Wrinkle in Time, L’Engle, 1st in a series

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