Books I’ve read in 2019

I am not at all sure what shape this page will take as I have not given any thought, really, to any special goals for this year. It will evolve as I see what happens reading-wise.

Speculative Fiction

  • Chosen: Book 1 of The Djinn Wars by Christine Pope (finished 1/1/19)
  • Danger’s Halo by Amanda Carlson (finished 1/16/19)
  • Things Unseen by C. J Brightly (finished 1/23/19)
  • Storm Over Warlock by Andre Norton (finished 1/29/19)
  • The Rock by Bob Mayer (finished 1/31/19)
  • Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delaney (finished 2/16/19)
  • The Army of Light by Stephen A. Fender (finished 2/24/19)
  • Nova by Samuel R. Delaney (finished 3/13/19)
  • Berserk by Resa Nelson (finished 3/25/19)
  • Not Alone by Craig A. Falconer (finished 4/17/19)
  • Walkaway by Cory Doctorow (finished 4/24/19)
  • Sands in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand by Samuel R. Delaney (finished 5/5/19)
  • The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi (finished 5/14/19)
  • The Black Tides of Heaven by JY Yang (finished 5/16/19)
  • Mistress of Masks by C. Greenwood (finished 6/9/19)
  • The Dauntless by Alex Kings (finished 6/15/19)
  • Watcher’s Web by Patty Jansen (finished 6/18/19)
  • The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull (finished 6/23/19)
  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (finished 7/6/19)
  • Taken by Christine Pope (finished 7/18/19)
  • Fallen by Christine Pope (finished 7/20/19)
  • Kingdoms of Sand Book One: Kings of Ruin by Daniel Arenson (finished 7/31/19)
  • Kingdoms of Sand Book Two: Crowns of Rust by Daniel Arenson (finished 8/4/19)
  • Kingdom of Sand Book Three: Thrones of Ash by Daniel Arenson (finished 8/5/19)
  • Moonwar by Ben Bova (finished 8/21/19)
  • To Conquer Chaos by John Brunner (finished 8/24/19)
  • Only Begotten Daughter by James Morrow (finished 8/29/19)
  • Luthien’s Gamble by R.A. Salvatore (finished 9/14/19)
  • The Palace of Lost Memories by C.J. Archer (finished 9/15/19)
  • Soulminder by Timothy Zahn (finished 9/20/19)
  • Galaxies Like Grains of Sand by Brian W. Aldiss (finished 9/24/19)
  • Midshipman Henry Gallant by H. Peter Alesso (finished 10/2/19)
  • Lieutenant Henry Gallant by H. Peter Alesso (finished 10/6/19)
  • The Dragon King by R.A. Salvatore (finished 10/21/19)
  • Dragonfly by Resa Nelson (finished 10/27/19)
  • The Knight’s Secret by Jeffrey Bardwell (finished 11/1/19)
  • The Tiger’s Daughter by K. Arsenault Rivera (finished 11/13/19)

Mysteries

  • A Thin Veil by Jane Gorman (finished 1/4/19)
  • An Appointment with Murder by Jennifer L. Jennings (finished 1/10/19)
  • An Act of Deceit by Jennifer L. Jennings (finished 1/11/19)
  • An Island of Illusions by Jennifer L. Jennings (finished 1/12/19)
  • Crime Czar by Tony Dunbar (finished 1/19/19)
  • Lucky Man by Tony Dunbar (finished 1/21/19)
  • Chicken Culprit – A Backyard Farming Mystery by Vikki Walton (finished 2/2/19)
  • Siren by Celina Grace (finished 2/18/19)
  • Pulse by Celina Grace (finished 2/20/19
  • Parlez-Vous Murder by Susan Kiernan-Lewis (finished 2/27/19)
  • Elegy for Eddie by Jacqueline Winspear (finished 3/7/19)
  • Hollywood Games by MZ Kelly (finished 3/16/19)
  • Dark Path by Melissa F. Miller (finished 3/23/19)
  • Chaos at Crescent City Medical Center by Judith Lucci (finished 3/31/19)
  • Cargo: A Leine Basso Thriller by D.V. Berkom (finished 4/4/19)
  • Lady Rample Steps Out by Shea MacLeod (finished 4/19/19)
  • Mandarin Yellow by Steven M. Roth (finished 4/26/19)
  • Stray Cat Blues by Robert Bucchianeri (finished 5/7/19)
  • Girl with a Gun by Kari Bovee (finished 5/10/19)
  • Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear (finished 5/18/19)
  • The Body Market by D.V. Berkom (finished 5/19/19)
  • Havana Lost by Libby Fischer Hellman (finished 6/5/19)
  • Murder at the Blue Plate Cafe by Judy Alter (finished 6/11/19)
  • Final Witness by James Scott Bell (finished 6/21/19)
  • Cold Comfort by Trevor Douglas (finished 7/8/19)
  • Santa Fe Mojo by Ted Clifton (finished 7/12/19)
  • A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George (finished 7/26/19)
  • Violated by Carolyn Arnold (finished 7/28/19)
  • Hollywood Homicide by MZ Kelly (finished 8/6/19)
  • Murder at the Azalea Festival by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter (finished 8/7/19)
  • Death Turns a Trick by Julie Smith (finished 8/11/19)
  • Sourdough Wars by Julie Smith (finished 8/12/19)
  • Tourist Trap by Julie Smith (finished 8/15/19)
  • Inadvertent Disclosure by Melissa F. Miller (finished 8/24/19)
  • Irretrievably Broken by Melissa F. Miller (finished 8/25/19)
  • On Fire by John W. Mefford (finished 8/31/19)
  • One Last Prayer for the Rays by Wes Markin (finished 9/2/19)
  • Bluegrass State of Mind by Kathleen Brooks (finished 9/8/19)
  • Hollywood Killer by MZ Kelly (finished 9/21/19)
  • The Shaman’s Bones by James D. Doss (finished 9/29/19)
  • The Pumpkin Seed Massacre by Susan Slater (finished 10/8/19)
  • Breezy Friends and Bodies by Anne R. Tan (finished 10/10/19)
  • Murder in Provence by Susan Kiernan-Lewis (finished 10/23/19)
  • Locked Away by B.A. Spicer (finished 10/26/19)
  • Murder is Just the Beginning by Linda Crowder (finished 10/28/19)
  • The Defenseless by Carolyn Arnold (finished 11/4/19)

Other Fiction

  • The Last Hundred by Jim Ellis (finished 2/10/19)
  • Tienkuo by Li Bo (finished 8/10/19)
  • Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (finished 9/7/19)

Books about the Baha’i Faith

  • The Advent of Divine Justice by Shoghi Effendi (finished 1/7/19)
  • One Common Faith by The Baha’i World Center (finished 1/21/19)
  • God Passes By by Shoghi Effendi (finished 2/25/19)
  • The Will and Testament of Abdu’l-Baha by Abdu’l-Baha (finished 3/1/19)
  • Some Answered Questions by Abdu’l-Baha (finished 4/6/19)
  • The Kitab-i-Iqan by Baha’u’llah (finished 5/2/19)
  • The Call of the Divine Beloved by Baha’u’llah (finished 5/12/19)
  • The Secret of Divine Civilization by Abdu’l-Baha (finished 6/7/19)
  • Foundations of World Unity by Abdu’l-Baha (finished 7/8/19)
  • Prosperity of Humankind by Baha’i International Community (finished 7/17/19)
  • Selections from the Writings of the Bab (finished 8/28/19)
  • The Kitab-a-Aqdas by Baha’u’llah (finished 9/30/19)

Other Non-fiction

  • The Pinks by Chris Enss (finished 3/22/19)
  • How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker (finished 5/30/19)
  • Maps and Legends by Michael Chabon (finished 6/26/19)