books read: March through October 2016

Holy bodhisattvas! I hadn’t meant to go so very long without updating my monthly reading list. As always, this list includes only the books I completed, and not those I decided to abandon; there are also a few re-reads, per usual.

So here goes, eight months in one post . . .

October 2016

  • The Dispatcher, by John Scalzi (audiobook narrated by Zachary Quinto)
  • What’s It Like in Space, by Ariel Waldman (print)
  • Brownies and Broomsticks, by Bailey Cates (print)
  • Story of Your Life, by Ted Chiang (print)
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, by Mark Manson (audiobook narrated by Roger Wayne)
  • Replay, by Ken Grimwood (print)

September 2016

  • The Dip, by Seth Godin (ebook)
  • The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion (ebook)
  • Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, Book 2), by Diana Gabaldon
  • Take the Monkey and Run, by Laura Morrigan (print)
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany (print)

August 2016

  • Bridget Jones’s Diary, by Helen Fielding (print)
  • Heart of the Sea, by Nora Roberts (print and ebook)
  • The Power of Habit, by Charles Duhigg (audiobook narrated by Mike Chamberlain)
  • Starspawn, by Wendy N. Wagner (print)

July 2016

  • Mars One: Humanity’s Next Great Adventure, edited by Norbert Kraft, M.D. (ebook)
  • The City of Mirrors, by Justin Cronin (print)
  • Networking for People Who Hate Networking, by Devora Zack (print)
  • Arabella of Mars, by David D. Levine (print)
  • Tears of the Moon, by Nora Roberts (print)

June 2016

  • The Quantum Rose, by Catherine Asaro (print)
  • One for the Money, by Janet Evanovich (print)
  • Two for the Dough, by Janet Evanovich (audiobook read by Lori Petty)
  • Three to Get Deadly, by Janet Ivanovich (audiobook read by Lori Petty)
  • Lucky Me, by Sachi Parker (print)
  • How I Write: Secrets of a Best-Selling Author, by Janet Evanovich and Ina Yalof (audiobook read by Janet Evanovich, Ina Yalof, and Alex Evanovich)

May 2016

  • Nemesis Games (The Expanse), by James S.A. Corey (print)
  • The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human, by Jonathan Gottschall (audiobook read by Kris Koscheski)
  • The Busy Writer’s Tips on Writing Romance, by Marg McAlister (ebook)
  • A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail, by Bill Bryson (audiobook read by Rob McQuay)

April 2016

  • The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, by Michael Lewis (audiobook read by Jesse Boggs)
  • Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, by Charles Duhigg (print)
  • Will I Ever Be Good Enough?, by Dr. Karyl McBride Ph.D. (print)
  • Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe, by Lisa Randall (audiobook read by Carrington MacDuffie)
  • Dictate Your Book: How To Write Your Book Faster, Better, and Smarter, by Monica Leonelle (ebook)
  • Fledgling, by Octavia E. Butler (audiobook read by Tracey Leigh)

March 2016

  • The Dark Fields, by Alan Glynn (print)
  • Quantum Night, by Robert J. Sawyer (print)
  • The Dysautonomia Project: Understanding Autonomic Nervous System Disorders for Physicians and Patients, by Kelly Freeman, David S. Goldstein, Charles R. Thompson (print)
  • Beacon 23, by Hugh Howey (print)
  • In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, by Erik Larson (audiobook read by Stephen Hoye)
  • The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World, by A. J. Jacobs (audiobook read by Geoffrey Cantor)
  • News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist, by Laurie Hertz (print)
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