Books I read in 2014

This year I want to allow myself to read more short fiction in addition to novels and non-fiction.  I want to keep track of it here that way, too.


  1. The Loss of the S.S. Titanic:Its Story and Its Lessons, By One of the Survivors by Lawrence Beesley (finished 1/2/14)
  2. Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques that Put Students on the Path to College by Doug Lemov (finished 1/15/14)
  3. Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition 1838-1842 by Nathaniel Philbrick (finished 1/26/14)
  4. First and Last Things by HG Wells (finished 2/15/14)
  5. The Templars: The History and the Myth by Michael Haag (finished 3/13/14)
  6. 1001 People Who Made America by Alan Axelrod (finished 3/20/14)
  7. Byzantium: The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire by Judith Herrin (finished 4/23/14)
  8. Affection and Trust: The Personal Correspondence of Harry S Truman and Dean Acheson 1953-1971 by Harry S. Truman, Dean Acheson, Dr. Ray Geselbracht and David C. Acheson (finished 5/22/14)
  9. You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train by Howard Zinn (finished 5/27/14)
  10. Imagine Living in a Socialist USA edited by Frances Goldin, Debby Smith and Michael Steven Smith (finished 6/11/14)
  11. Modern Buddhism Volume 1: Sutra by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso (finished 7/18/14)
  12. 13 Years in America by Melanie Steele (finished 7/22/14)
  13. Spirituality 101: For Dropouts of the School of Life (Review for the Final Exam) by Ivan Figueroa Otero, MD (finished 11/3/14)
  14. Unstoppable Global Warming by S. Fred Singer and Dennis T. Avery (finished 12/26/14)
  15. #Berlin45 by Philip Gibson (finished 12/27/14)
  16. The Chinese in America by Iris Chang (finished 12/28/14)


  1. The Grave Maurice by Martha Grimes (finished 1/8/14)
  2. Never Buried by Edie Claire (finished 1/30/14)
  3. Persuader by Lee Child (finished 2/1/14)
  4. Eve by Iris Johansen (finished 2/18/14)
  5. Calculated in Death by JD Robb (finished 3/12/14)
  6. Murder on the Mind by LL Bartlett (finished 3/13/14)
  7. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (finished 3/22/14)
  8. The Fall of Billy Hitchens by Kirkus MacGowan (finished 4/10/14)
  9. Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones (finished 4/27/14)
  10. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card (finished 5/9/14)
  11. The Absinthe Cloud by Timothy Everhart (finished 5/26/14)
  12. Paydown by Nick Stephenson (finished 5/28/14)
  13. The Invisible Man by HG Wells (finished 5/31/14)
  14. The Disappeared by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (finished 6/18/14)
  15. Lifeblood by Thomas Hoover (finished 7/16/14)
  16. Soul View by Jeff Inlo (finished 7/20/14)
  17. The Death of Amelia Marsh by Mary Jo Dawson (finished 8/17/14)
  18. Zombie Day Care by Craig Halloran (finished 9/30/14)
  19. Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover (finished 10/10/14)
  20. The Silversmith by Jeff Carson (finished 10/11/14)
  21. Big Lake by Nick Russell (finished 11/2/14)
  22. Murder at Volcano House by Chip Hughes (finished 11/14/14)
  23. Elusive by Sara Rosett (finished 11/18/14)
  24. Cold Crossover by Tim Kelly (finished 11/22/14)
  25. Fractured Legacy by Skye Callahan (finished 11/26/14)
  26. Song of the Sword by K.L. Bauman (finished 11/29/14)
  27. Innocent in Las Vegas by A.R.Winters (finished 11/29/14)
  28. Stateline by Dave Stanton (finished 12/6/14)
  29. Murder at Steeple Martin by Lesley Cookman (finished 12/7/14)
  30. Perception by Lee Strauss (finished 12/13/14)
  31. Big Sick Heart by Mike Markel (finished 12/21/14)
  32. Frosted Shadow by Nancy Warren (finished 12/23/14)
  33. Dying Words by C. A. Larmer (finished 12/25/14)
  34. Wanted by Nick Stephenson (finished 12/28/14)
  35. Death by Jealousy by Jaden Skye (finished 12/29/14)
  36. A Good Man Gone by A.W. Hartoin (finished 12/30/14)
  37. Irreparable Harm by Melissa F. Miller (finished 12/31/14)


  1. Selections from The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes edited by John Joseph Adams (finished 3/28/14)
  2. The Nick Adams Stories by Ernest Hemingway (finished 3/31/14)
  3. Selections from By Blood We Live edited by John Joseph Adams (finished 4/30/14)
  4. Selections from Brave New Worlds edited by John Joseph Adams (finished 5/31/14)
  5. The Mike Murphy Files and Other Stories by Christopher Bunn (finished 6/25/14)
  6. Murder in Ancient China by Robert Van Gulik (finished 7/17/14)
  7. The Blues Detective by Andrew Peters (finished 12/24/14)

Short Fiction

  1. “Dandy Detects” by M. Louisa Locke (finished 1/10/14)
  2. “Salvage in Space” by Jack Williamson (finished 1/11/14)
  3. Flash Gold by Lindsay Buroker (finished 1/12/14)
  4. The Mardi Gras Mystery by Henry Bedford-Jones (finished 2/23/14)
  5. “The Cosmic Express” by Jack Williamson (finished 2/23/14)
  6. “Shadows over Innocence” by Lindsay Buroker (finished 3/13/14)
  7. “The Pygmy Planet” by Jack Williamson (finished 3/23/14)
  8. “A Prize for Edie” by Jesse Franklin Bone (finished 3/29/14)
  9. “Beyond the Door” by Phillip K. Dick (finished 4/27/14)
  10. “The Adventure of the Cardboard Box” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (finished 5/23/14)
  11. Reign of the Gila Monster by L. Ron Hubbard (finished 5/23/14)
  12. “On the Good, Red Road” by Blake Crouch (finished 5/30/14
  13. If I Were You by L. Ron Hubbard (finished 6/21/14)
  14. “Ice Cracker II” by Lindsay Buroker (finished 7/8/14)
  15. Crossroads in Crescent City by Lisa Arnopp (finished 7/30/14)

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