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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2016
PostPosted: 11 Jan 2016, 20:19 
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cestina wrote:
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1/52 A Monstrous Regiment of Women Laurie R King

I am rereading that at this very moment :D


Somehow or other I appear to have missed it out before, I was convinced I had read them all but apparently not.


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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2016
PostPosted: 17 Jan 2016, 11:40 
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I'll try (again!) to keep updating this throughout the year. I say this every year... This year also started with a number of re-reads too.

1/52 - The Invisible Library - Genevieve Cogman
2/52 - Too Quiet in Brooklyn - Susan Russo Anderson
3/52 - Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
4/52 - Ender in Exile - Orson Scott Card
5/52 - Speaker for the Dead - Orson Scott Card
6/52 - Xenocide - Orson Scott Card
7/52 Celtic dagger - Jill Paterson
8/52 - Deadly Straits - R.E. McDermott
9/52 - Anvil of the Craftsman - Dale Amidei
10/52 - Girl At War - Sara Novic
11/52 - Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd
12/52 - The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
13/52 - Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
14/52 - Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins
15/52 - Voyage of Innocence - Elizabeth Edmonson
16/52 - Out of Time - A time travel novel - Monique Martin
17/52 - The Increment - Chris Ryan
18/52 - Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
19/52 - Irish Blood - Brendan Sean Sullivan
20/52 - Chequer Board - Nevil Shute
21/52 - Children of the Mind - Orson Scott Card
22/52 - Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde
23/52 The Queen's Fool - Philippa Gregory
24/52 - Sara's Game - Ernie Lindsey
25/52 - Sara's Past - Ernie Lindsey
26/52 - The Help - Kathryn Stockett
27/52 - The Faerie Guardian - Rachel Morgan
28/52 - Aundry - Shanna Hatfield
29/52 - Skynoise - Ernie Lindsey
30/52 - The Versions of Us - Laura Barnett
31/52 - Shadow of the Giant - Orson Scott Card
32/52 - Shadow Puppets - Orson Scott Card
33/52 - Shadow of the Hegemon - Orson Scott Card
34/52 - A War of Gifts - Orson Scott Card (novella)
35/52 - Primary Colors - Anonymous
36/52 - The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
37/52 - Appointment with Venus - Jerrard Tickell
38/52 - The Governor's Daughter - Jeri Hines
39/52 - Maya's Notebook - Isabel Allende
40/52 - Vote To Kill - Douglas Hurd
41/52 - Paper Money - Ken Follett
42/52 - The Cursed Child - J.K. Rowling et al
43/52 - Daffodils - Alex Martin
44/52 - Last Writes - Sheila Lowe
45/52 - The Frozen Thames - Helen Humphreys
46/52 - Robert Crais - Lullaby Town
47/52 - A Stranger in France - Kim Knight
48/52 - The Moodigliani Scandal - Ken Follett
49/52 - Situation Room - Jack Mars
50/52 - The lake House Secret - Debra Burroughs
51/52 - Oath of Office - Jack Mars
52/52 - October Roses - Marc Allan Gunnells
53 - The Voyage - Roberta Kagan
54 - The Arrangements - Annie Adams
55 - Tokyo Black - Andrew Warren
56 - Run Girl - Eva Hudson
57 - Brooklyn - Colm Toibin
58 - The Last Airship - Christopher Cartwright



Re-reads
1/52 - A Place Called Freedom - Ken Follett
2/52 - The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
3/52 - Chalet School in exile - EBD (x2)
4/52 - Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
5/52 - Lake House - Kate Morton
6/52 - At School with the Roundheads - EJO
7/52 - Abbey Girls go back to school - EJO
8/52 - Girls of Gwynfa - EJO
9/52 - Torment at School EJO
10/52 - Anne of Green Gables - L.M. Montgomery
11/52 - Anne of Avonlea - L.M. Montgomery
12/52 - Anne of the Island - - L.M. Montgomery
13/52 - Camp Fire Torment - EJO
14/52 - Testing of the Torment - EJO
15/52 - Captain of the Fifth - EJO
16/52 - Two Form Captains - EJO
17/52 - Goblin Island - EJO
18/52 - When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit - Judith Kerr
19/52 - Jo Returns - EBD
20/52 - Children of the new Forest - Captain Marryat
21/52 - A Patriotic Schoolgirl - Angela Brazil
22/52 - Bosom Friends - Angela Brazil
23/52 - Joey and Co in Tirol
24/52 - Chalet School in Exile - EBD
25/52 - New Chalet School - EBD
26/52 - United Chalet School - EBD
27/52 - Exploits of the CS - EBD
28/52 - A Terrible Tomboy - Angela Brazil
29/52 - The Chalet School and Jo - EBD
30/52 - Exploits of the CS - EBD
31/52 - New House - EBD
32/52 - New CS - EBD
33/52 - United CS - EBD
34/52 - Joey and Co - EBD
35/52 - Twins of Castle Charming - EJO
36/52 - Daring Doranne - EJO
37/52 - Sylvia of Sarn - EJO
38/52 - Song of the Abbey -EJO
39/52 - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - JK Rowling
40/52 - HP and the Chamber of Secrets - JK Rowling
42/52 - HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban - JK Rowling
43/52 - HP and the Goblet of Fire - JK Rowling
44/52 - HP and the Order of the Phoenix - JK Rowling
45/52 - HP and the Half-Blood Prince - JK Rowling
46/52 - HP and the Deathly Hallows - JK Rowling


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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2016
PostPosted: 23 Jan 2016, 10:59 
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Key: New fiction. New non-fiction. Re-reads of all kinds.

January.
1/53: The Wry Romance of the Literary Rectory - Deborah Mullins
R1: Under The Greenwood Tree - Thomas Hardy[/color
]2/52: Murder in Piccadilly - Charles Kingston
[color=#0000FF]3/52: To the River - Olivia Langley

4/52: The King's General - Daphne du Maurier
R2: Georgiana - Amanda Foreman
5/52: Josephine and her Dolls - Mrs H. C. Cradock
6/52: Inside the Box - Peter Baxter
7/52: Walks in the Black Country - Elihu Burritt

R3: The Picts and the Martyrs - Arthur Ransome
8/52: Kent's Contribution - Richard Church
R4: Persuasion - Jane Austen
9/52: Wealds of Kent and Sussex - Sheila Kaye-Smith
10/52: The Keys of Mantlemass - Barbara Willard
11/52: The Flight of the Falcon - Daphne du Maurier
12/52: The Cinque Ports and Romney Marsh - Margaret Bentall
13/52: Jane Austen's England - Maggie Lane

14/52: The First Englishman - Russell Thorndike
R5: The Well-Beloved - Thomas Hardy
15/52: The South Country - Edward Thomas
16/52: The House on the Strand - Daphne du Maurier
17/52: Smuggling in Kent & Sussex 1700 - 1840 - Mary Waugh
18/52: ST: Brave New Worlds - Anthology
19/52: The End of the House of Alard - Sheila Kaye-Smith
20/52: The Work of Grinling Gibbons - Geoffrey Beard
21/52: Enchanted Cornwall - Daphne du Maurier

22/52: Marking Time - Elizabeth Jane Howard
23/52: Josephine's Birthday - Mrs H C Cradock
24/52: Sir Bevill Grenville and his Times - John Stucley
25/52: STDS9: The Never-Ending Sacrifice - Una McCormack
26/52: Sussex Gorse - Sheila Kaye-Smith
R6: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - ACD
27/52: Triplantary - EE "Doc" Smith
29/52: Traveller to Teheran - Vita Sackville-West
R7: The Pickwick Papers Vol 1 - Charles Dickens
30/52: My Cousin Rachel - Daphne du Maurier
31/52: English Country Houses - Vita Sackville-West
R8: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - ACD
32/52: Emma - Jane Austen
33/52: The Eagle and the Dove - Vita Sackville-West
34/52: Kent Smugglers' Pubs - Terry Townsend

35/52: First Lensman - EE "Doc" Smith
36/52: The Edwardians - Vita Sackville-West
R9: Kidnapped - RL Stevenson
37/52: St Joan of Arc - Vita Sackville-West
38/52: Galactic Patrol - EE "Doc" Smith
R10: The Return of Sherlok Holmes - ACD
R11: ST: A Time To Die - Robert Greenberger


February

R12: Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
39/52: The Towers of Trebizond - Rose Macauley
40/52: Confusion - Elizabeth Jane Howard
41/52: Grey Lensman - EE "Doc" Smith
42/52: Josephine Keeps School - Mrs HC Cradock
43/52: All Passion Spent - Vita Sackville-West
44/52: The Return of the Soldier - Rebecca West
45/52: The Twelve Dancers - William Mayne
46/52: Two Days at Aragon - MJ Farrell
R13: The Pickwick Papers Vol. 2 - Charles Dickens
47/52: Second Lensman - EE "Doc" Smith
48/52: Templeford Park - Alice Acland
49/52: The Heir - Vita Sackville-West
50/52 Caroline Norton - Alice Acland
51/52: Children of the Lens - EE "Doc" Smith
52/52: Josephine Goes Travelling - Mrs HC Cradock
R14: His Last Bow - ACD
R15: The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes - ACD

53: Another Job For Biggles - WE Johns
54: Billy Bunter's Bargain - Frank Richards
55: The Hard Way - Lee Child
R16: Much Obliged, Jeeves - PGW
56: Never Go Back - Lee Child
57: STTOS: Year Four (GN)
58: The Nancy In The Sixth - DFB
59: Nancy Returns to St Brides - DFB
60: Nancy Calls The Tune - DFB
61: Captain in Calico - George MacDonald Fraser
62: Rubicon - Tom Holland
63: London's Glory - Christopher Fowler
64: CS Encyclopaedia Vol 3 - Alison McCallum.
65: Biggles Works It Out - WE Johns
R17: ST Into Darkness - Alan Dean Foster
R18: Who Saw Her Die? - Patricia Moyes
R19: A Study In Scarlet - ACD
R20: The Sign of Four - ACD
R21: The Hound of the Baskervilles - ACD
R22: Crossroads - Barbara Hambly
R23: The Better Man - Howard Weinstein
R24: The Valley of Fear - ACD

66: The Captain's Daughter
R25: Anne of the Island - LMM
R26: Anne of Windy Willows - LMM
R27: STTOS: Killing Time - Della Van Hise
R28: Anne's House of Dreams - LMM

67: William and the Evacuees - Richmal Crompton
68: The Diary of Samuel Pepys 1663
R29: Anne of Ingleside - LMM
69: The Light That Failed - Rudyard Kipling
70: The Cheapside Corpse - Susanna Gregory
71: An Old Man's Love - Anthony Trollope
R30: Scoop - Evelyn Waugh
R31: Boys Will Be Boys - ES Turner
R32: I Am Half-Sick of Shadows - Alan Bradley
R33: Post Captain - Patrick O'Brian


March
R34: Speaking From Among The Bones - Alan Bradley
R35: HMS Surprise - Patrick O'Brian
R36 Jo of the CS - EBD
R37: Mauritius Command - Patrick O'Brian
R38: The Eyre Affair - Jasper Fforde
R39: Rivals of the CS - EBD
R40: Desolation Island - Patrick O'Brian
R41: The Chalet School and Jo - EBD
R42: The Inspector and Silence - Hakan Nesser
R43: The Fortune of War - Patrick O'Brian
R44: The Surgeon's Mate - Patrick O'Brian
R45: The Chalet Girls In Camp - EBD
R46: The Man of Property - John Galsworthy
R47: Trottie True - Brahms and Simons
R48: The Ionian Mission - Patrick O'Brian
R49: In Chancery - John Galsworthy
R50: Exploits of the Chalet Girls - EBD
R51: To Let - John Galsworthy
R52: Treason's harbour - Patrick O'Brian
R53: Lost In A Good Book - Jasper Fforde
R54: The Terror of St Trinians - Shy and Searle

72: The Bettanys On The Home Front - Helen Barber
R55: The Bettanys of Taverton High
R56: The Far Side of the World - Patrick O'Brian
R57: The White Monkey - John Galsworthy
R58: The CS and the Lintons - EBD
R59: The Reverse of the Medal - Patrick O'Brian
R60: The Silver Spoon - John Galsworthy
R61: Mapp and Lucia - EF Benson
R62: The Letter of Marque = Patrick O'Brian
R63: Swan Song - John Galsworthy
R64: A Question of Upbringing - Anthony Powell
R65: The Well of Lost Plots - Jasper Fforde
R66: The Thirteen Gun Salute - Patrick O'Brian
R67: Maid In Waiting -John Galsworthy
R68: A Buyer's market - Anthony Powell
R69: The Nutmeg of Consolation - Patrick O'Brian
R70: The Big Over Easy - Jasper Fforde
R71: The Acceptance World - Anthony Powell
R72: Flowering Wilderness - John Galsworthy
R73: Rebel at the CS - EBD
R74: Something Rotten - Jasper Fforde

73: Peace Comes to the CS - Katherine Bruce
R75: Juliet of the CS - Caroline German
R76: The CS and Robin - Caroline German
R77: Over The River - John Galsworthy
R78: Clarissa Oakes - Patrick O'Brian
R79: Deira Joins the Chalet School - Caroline German
R80: A Difficult Term for the CS - Lisa Townsend
R81: At Lady Molly's - Anthony Powell
R82: The Wine Dark Sea - Patrick O'Brian
R83: Casanova's Chinese Restaurant - Anthony Powell
R84: The Commodore - Patrick O'Brian
R85: The Kindly Ones - Anthony Powell
R86: First Among Sequels - Jasper Fforde
R87: The Valley of Bones - Anthony Powell
R88: The Yellow Admiral - Patrick O'Brian
R89: The CS Triplets - EBD
R90: Falconer's Lure - Antonia Forest
R91: Wish For A Pony - Monica Edwards
R92: The Summer of the Great Secret - Monica Edwards
R93: The Military Philosophers - Anthony Powell
R94: The Hundred Days - Patrick O'Brian
R95: The White Riders - Monica Edwards
R96: The Schoolgirl Ethic - Gillian Freeman
R97: Blue at the Mizzen - Patrick O'Brian
R98: Cargo of Horses - Monica Edwards
R99: Hidden In A Dream - Monica Edwards
R100: Books Do Furnish A Room - Anthony Powell
R101: Temporary Kings - Anthony Powell
R102: Master and Commander - Patrick O'Brian
R103: Hearing Secret Harmonies - Anthony Powell
R104: No Entry - Monica Edwards


April
R105: The Satanic Verses - Salman Rushdie
R106: Potter On OneUpManship

74: Blood of Spain - Ronald Fraser
75: Trouble at Skelton Hall -EBD
76: Judy The Guide -EBD
R107: Adrienne at the CS - EBD
R108: Lucia Triumphant - Tom Holt
R109: The American Senator - Anthony Trollope

77: Spitfire Parade - WE Johns
R110: The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery - Kyril Bonfiglioli
78: Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi
R111: The New House at the CS - EBD
79: Adventures of Elizabeth in Rugen - Elizabeth von Armin
R112: Jo Returns to the CS - EBD
80: The New School and Hilary - Winifred Darch
R113: Jenning's Little Hut - Anthony Buckeridge
R114: Orley Farm - Anthony Trollope
R115: According To Jennings -Anthony Buckeridge

81: Hunphrey Clinker - Tobias Smollett
82: Evelyn Finds herself - Josephine Elder
83: Mariana - Monica Dickens
84: The American Gun Mystery - Ellery Queen
85: Gillian of the Chalet School - Carol Allan
86: The Pen and Pencil Girls - Clare Mallory
R116: Lord Emsworth and Others - PGW
R117: The Vicar of Bullhampton - Anthony Trollope
R118: Summer Moonshine - PGW

87: Doctor Who - Kim Newman
88: Atlantic - Simon Winchester
89: Chicken With Plums - Marijane Satrapi
90: Alive, Alive, Oh! - Diana Athill

R119: Antigone - Sophocles
91: The Gay Dolphin Adventure - Malcolm Saville
R120: Tom Tackles The CS - EBD
92: Oedipus the King - Sophocles
R121: Shillingbury tales - Francis Essex
93: The Empty Mirror - J. Sydney Jones
94: Rye Royal - Malcolm Saville
95: Arabian Nights & Days - Naguib Mahfouz
96: Nanny Ogg's Cookbook - Pratchett and Briggs
R122: Gerry Goes To School - EBD
97: Antidote to Venom - Freeman Wills Croft
98: The Maze - Philip MacDonald
R123: A Head Girls Difficulties - EBD
99: The Layton Court Murder - Anthony Berkeley
100: Only a Matter of Time - VC Clinton- Baddeley

May
R124: He Knew He Was Right - Anthony Trollope
R125: Ralph the Heir - Anthony Trollope

101: Lonely Magdalen - Henry Wade
R126: Murder in the Basement - Anthony Berkeley
R127: Death in the President's Lodging - Michael Innes

102: Death on the Way - Freeman Wills Crofts
R128: Hamlet, Revenge! - Michael Innes
R129: The Loom of Youth - Alec Waugh
R130: Hunting The Fairies - Compton Mackenzie
R131: The Daffodil Affair - Michael Innes
R132: Three Go - EBD
R133: The Monarch of the Glen - Compton Mackenzie

103: The Alchemist - Ben Jonson
R134: Stop Press - Michael Innes
R135: The Chalet School and the Island - EBD
R136: Rockets Galore - Compton Mackenzie
R137: Water on the Brain - Compton Mackenzie
R138: The Secret Vanguard - Michael Innes
R139: Katwalk - Karen Kijewski
R140: There Came Both Mist and Snow - Michael Innes
R141: Whisky Galore - Compton Mackenzie
R142: The Autobiography of Arthur Ransome

104: Trollope - CP Snow
R143: Appleby on Ararat - Michael Innes
105: The Bloody Red Baron - Kim Newman
R144: The Rival Monster - Compton Mackenzie
R145: French Strikes Oil - Freeman Wills Croft

106: Ayala's Angel - Anthony Trollope
107: Found Floating - Freeman Wills Croft
R146: The Weight of the Evidence - Michael Innes
R147: Witches Abroad - Terry Pratchett
R148: Shocks - EBD
R149: Appleby's End - Michael Innes
R150: Lady Anna - Anthony Trollope
R151: Reaper Man - Terry Pratchett
R152: A Night of Errors - Michael Innes
R153: Men at Arms - Evelyn Waugh
R154: Operation Pax - Michael Innes
R155: Dune - Frank Herbert
R156: A Fortunate Term - Angela Brazil
R157: Officers and Gentlemen - Evelyn Waugh

108: Monsieur Pamplemousse on Probation - Michael Bond
R158: Unconditional Surrender - Evelyn Waugh
R159: Dune Messiah - Frank Herbert
R160: A Private View - Michael Innes
R161: Thud! - Terry Pratchett
R162: Monitress Merle - Anglea Brazil
R163: Children of Dune - Frank Herbert
R164: The Long Farewell - Michael Innes

109: The Good Book - AC Grayling
110: The Fixed Period - Anthony Trollope
?R165: Sherlock Holmes: A Case at Christmas - NM Scott
111: Foxglove Summer - Ben AAronovotch
112: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra - MJ Trow
R166: Neuromancer - William Gibson
R167: The Shepherd's Crown - Terry Pratchett

113: Carnival - Compton Mackenzie
114: Blackout - Connie Willis
R168: Ben Nevis Goes East - Compton Mackenzie
R169: The Maids of La Rochelle - EBD
R170: The Head Girl at the gables - Angela Brazil
R171: Hare Sitting Up - Michael Innes


June
R172: The Girls of St Cyprians - Angela Brazil
R173: Raising Steam - Terry Pratchett

115: First Affections - Eve Garnett
116: A Great and Terrible Beauty - Libba Bray
R174: Seven Scamps - EBD
?117: And God Created Cricket - Simon Hughes
R175: Silence Observed - Michael Innes
117: Tarka The Otter - Henry Williamson
R176: Heather Leaves School - EBD
R177: Travels with a Tangerine - Tim Mackintosh-Smith
R178: A Connoisseur's Case - Michael Innes
R179: Whatever Happened To Margo? - Margaret Durrell
R180: Making Money - Terry Pratchett
R181: Janie of La Rochelle - EBD
R182: Reflections on a Marine Venus - Lawrence Durrell
R183: Mr Midshipman Hornblower - CS Forrester
R184: The Bloody Wood - Michael Innes
R185: Lieutenant Hornblower - CS Forrester
R186: Going Postal - Terry Pratchett
R187: Appleby at Allingham - Michael Innes
R188: Unseen Academicals - Terry Pratchett
R189: Bitter Lemons of Cyprus - Lawrence Durrell
R190: Hornblower and the "Hotspur" - CS Forrester

119: Through The Dark Labyrinth - Gordon Bowker
120: All Clear - Connie Willis
R191: The Truth - Terry Pratchett
121: The hall of a Thousand Columns - Tim Mackintosh-Smith
122: My Family and Other Saints - Kirin Narayan

123: Monsoon Summer - Mitali Perkins
R192: A Family Affair - Michael Innes
124: The Shadow Speaker - Nndei Okorafor-Mbachu
125: Prospero's Cell - Lawrence Durrell
126: Kennelmaid Nan - EBD
R193: Hornblower and the Atropos - CS Forrester
R194: An Awkward Lie - Michael Innes

127: Landfalls - Tim Mackintosh-Smith
R195: Flying Colours - CS Forrester
R196: The Commodore - CS Forrester
R197: Lord Hornblower - CS Forrester
R198: Monstrous Regiment - Terry Pratchett
R199: The Open House - Michael Innes

128: Dynasty - Tom Holt
129: A Rising Man - Abir Mukherjee
130: Last in the Tin Bath - David Lloyd
131: Dance of Death - Edward Marston
132: The View from the Corner Shop - Kathleen Hey
133: Signal for Vengeance - Edward Marston

July
134: The Wood For The Trees - Richard Fortey
135: Boltzmann's Tomb - Bill Green

136: A Outcast of the Islands - Joseph Conrad
R200: Joey Goes - EBD
137: Dracula Cha Cha Cha - Kim Newman
R201: Coming of Age - EBD
138: And Richenda - EBD (first all-the-words and the very last CS to be read in that form!)
139: The King of Vodka - Linda Himelstein
R202: Miss Mackenzie - Anthony Trollope
140: H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald
141: Golden Ashes - Freeman Wills Crofts
142: The Fractalist - Benoit B. Mandelbrot
143: Summer's Ending - Helen McClelland
144: Second Class Judy - FOH Nash
145: Patsey At School - Pamela Hinkson
146: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions - Thomas S Kuhn
R203: Appleby's Answer - Michael Innes
147: Woman in Khaki - Roy Terry
148: The Mysterious Airport - S. Beresford Lucas
R204: Hornblower in the West Indies - CS Forrester
R205: Appleby's Other Story - Michael Innes

149: Biggles Breaks The Silence - WE Johns
150: STTOS:Planet of Judgment - Joe Haldeman
151: STTOS: Perry's Planet -Jack Haldeman
R206: Mein Kampf - Adolf Hitler
152: The Secret of Abdu el Yezdi - Mark Hodder
153: STTOS: The Price of the Phoenix - Marhak and Culbreath
R207: Jacqueline Rides for a Fall - Pat Smythe
154: the Executioner's Heart - George Mann
155: Biggles and the Dark Intruder - WE Johns
R208: Men at Arms - Terry Pratchett
156: The Weathermakers - Ben Bova
R209: The Gay Phoenix - Michael Innes
R210: Three Jays Against The Clock - Pat Smythe

157: Kinsman - Ben Bova
R211: Feet of Clay - Terry Pratchett
158: Johnny Alucard - Kin Newman
R211: Three Jays Go To Town - Pat Smythe
159: Biggles and the Plot That Failed - WE Johns
160: Death To The Owl - Paul Torbay and Son
161: A Tale of Love and Darkness - Amos Oz
162: The Girl With the Deep Blue Eyes - Lawrence Block
163: Operation Thunderbolt - Saul David
R212: The Good, the Bad and the Smug - Tom Holt
R213: Nightwatch - Terry Pratchett
R214: Three Jays Over The Border - Pat Smythe

164: Four Sisters - Helen Rappaport
165: Socialist Optimism - Paul Auerbach

R215: The Ampersand Papers - Michael Innes
166: A Traveller's Life - Eric Newby
167: We Are All Made of Glue - Marina Lewycka
R216: Three Jays Go To Rome - Pat Smythe
168: New Girl - Carmen Reid
R217: Sheikhs and Adders - Michael Innes

August.
169: X - Sue Grafton
170: Cosmic Numbers - James D Stein
171: STTOS: Across The Universe = Sargent and Zebrowski
172: STTOS: Cast No Shadow - James Swallow
173: A Genius for Failure - Paul O'Keefe
174: The Bertrams - Anthony Trollope
R218: Appleby and the Ospreys - Michael Innes
175: Henry VIII - Alison Weir
R219: Three Jays On Holiday - Pat Smythe
176: Appleby Talks - Michael Innes
177: And The Mountains Echoed - Khaled Hosseini
R220: The Fifth Elephant - Terry Pratchett
178: Culloden - Trevor Royle
R221: Honeybath's Haven - Michael Innes
R222: The Colour of Magic - Terry Pratchett
R223: Appleby and Honeybath - Michael Innes
R224: Mort - Terry Pratchet

179: Waldo/Magic Inc. -Robert Heinlein
180: STTOS: From History's Shadow - Dayton Ward
181: STTOS: Gemini - Mike W Barr
R225: Friday The Rabbi Slept Late - Harry Kemelmann
R226: The Gaudy - JIM Stewart
R227: Saturday The Rabbi Went Hungry
R228: Starman Jones - Robert Heinlein

182: George Orwell - Robert Collis
183: The Secrets of Drearcliff Grange School - Kim Newman
R229: Sunday The Rabbi Stayed Home - Harry Kemelman
R230: Sourcery - Terry Pratchett
R231: Science Cadet - Robert Heinlein
R232: Young Patullo - JIM Stewart
R233: A Memorial Service - JIM Stewart
R234: Monday The Rabbi Took Off - Harry Kemelman

184?: E = mc 2 - David Bodanis
185: Enid Blyton and her enchantment with Dorset - Andrew Norman
186: The Fifth Witness - Michael Connelly
R235: Behind The Label - Felicity Lawrence
187: Arsène Lupin versus Holmlock Shears - Maurice Leblanc
R236: People of the Abyss - Jack London
188: Prefects at Vivians - Patricia Caldwell
R237: Three Go - EBD
R238: The Duelling Machine - Ben Bova

189: The Coiners' Quarrel - Simon Beaufort
R239: Red Planet - Robert Heinlein
190: THe Borderlands of Science - Michael Shermer
R240: Trick or Treatment - Singh & Ernst
R241: Wyrd Sisters - Terry Pratchett
R242: Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red - Harry Kemelman

191: Inside The Whale - George Orwell
192: Fabulous Science - John Waller
193: Fortunes of War -(ed) Watts and Tyler

194: A Poisonous Plot - Susanna Gregory
195: Head Girl at Vivians - Patricia K Caldwell
R243: STTitan: Taking Wing - Martin and Mangels
196: STTitan: The Red King - Mangels and Martin
197: SW: The Force Awakens - Alan Dean Foster
198: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of JMW Turner - Franny Moyle
R244: STTitan: Orion's Hounds - Christopher L Bennett
199: STTitan: Sword of Damocles - Geoffrey Thorne
200: STTitan: Over A Torrent Sea - Christopher L Bennet


September
201: Parky - Michael Parkinson
R245: STDestiny: Gods of Night -David Mack
R246: STDestiny: Mere Mortals - David Mack
R247: STDestiny: Lost Souls - David Mack

201: Queen of Hearts - Rhys Bowen
202: The Sory of a Germ - John Waller
R248: STTitan: Synthesis - James Swallow
R249: The Madonna of the Astrolabe - JIM Stewart

203: Desperate Romantics - Franny Moyle
R250: Why People Believe Weird Things - Michael Shermer
204: Constance - Franny Moyle
R251: The Last Continent - Terry Pratchett
205: Deadly Election - Lindsey Davis
206: STTitan: Fallen Gods - Michael A Martin
207: The Science of Secrecy - Simon Singh
208: Strangers at Vivians - Patricia K Caldwell
209: Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand
210: STTOS: The Romulan Way - Duane and Morwood
211: Common People - Alison Light
212: The Laughing Hangman - Edward Marston
213: Princes at War - Deborah Cadbury
214: Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson
215: Ticket To Ride - Tom Chesshyre
216: STTOS: Shadow Lord - Laurence Yep
R252: STTNG: The Persistence of Memory - David Mack
217: STTNG: Silent Weapons - David Mack
218: Elizabeth Gaskell - Jenny Uglow
219: STTNG: The Body Electric - David Mack
220: Elizabeth - John Guy
221: The Angel - MJ Trow

October
222: Tricky Twenty-Two - Janet Evanovitch
223: England's Dreaming - Jon Savage
224: The Unpleasantness in the Ballroom - Catriona McPherson
225: Mad World - Paula Byrne
226: South Riding - Winifred Holtby
227: No Need for Geniuses - Steve Jones
228: Crooks Tour - Jane Shaw
229: Lucy Brown's Schooldays - Dorothy Vicary
230: Louisa - Pamela Brown
231: Marie Macleod Schoolgirl - Evelyn Smith
R253: Upper Fourth at MT - Enid Blyton
R254: In the Fifth at MT - Enid Blyton

232: Quicksilver - Neal Stephenson
R255: Last Term at MT - Enid Blyton
233: Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone - GS Denning
234: The Story of Alice - Robert Douglas Fairhurst
235: Enigma of China - Qiu Xiaolong
R256: Caravan Creek - Gladys Mitchell
R257: Party Frock - Noel Streatfeild
R258: Jennings Follows A Clue - Anthony Buckeridge

236: Dear Thief - Samantha Harvey
R259: Un Lun Dun - China Miéville
237: Book of the Dead - Patricia Cornwell
238: Touching From A Distance - Deborah Curtis
239: Spotlight - Patricia Wentworth
240: Might As Well Be Dead - Rex Stout
241: Phantom Horse - Christie Pullein Thompson
242: Gravity's Rainbow - Thomas Pynchon
R260: Full Term - JIM Stewart
243: Hey Nostradamus - Douglas Coupland
244: Star Maker - Olaf Stapledon
245: History of Socialism - Harry W Laidler
R261: Flashman on the March - George MacDonald Fraser
R262: A Postillion Struck By Lightning - Dirk Bogarde

246: Snakes and Ladders - Dirk Bogarde
247: Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke
248: The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable - Carol Baxter
249: The Fall of Crete - Alan Clark

R263: Keep The Home Guard Turning - Compton Mackenzie
R264: Mrs Tim - DE Stevenson

250: Ariel - Derek Johns
251: Pretty Vacant - Phil Strongman

252: Steps to the Gallows - Edward Marston
253: Eden's Outcasts - John Matteson
254: Make Room! Make Room! - Harry Harrison
255: Mail Obsession - Mark Mason
256: The Secret Countess - Eva Ibbotson
257: Numero Zero - Umberto Eco
258: An Orderly Man - Dirk Bogarde
259: The Romantic Ballet in England - Ivor Guest

R265: Little Women - LM Alcott
260: Closed Casket - Sophie Hannah
R266: Good Wives - LM Alcott
261: The Dead Queen's Garden - Nicola Slade
262: Korda -Charles Drazin
R267: Little Men - LM Alcott

November
263: Cnut - MK Lawson
264: Maigret's Memoirs - Georges Simenon
265: The Confusion - Neal Stephenson
R268: Jo's Boys - LM Alcott
R269: Mrs Tim Gets A Job - DE Stevenson

266: Confucius - Annping Chin
267: The Star of Kazan - Eva Ibbotson
R270: Backcloth - Dirk Bogarde
268: Last and First Men - Olaf Stapledon
269: Death Descends on Saturn Villa -MRC Kasasian
270: Spain - Jan Morris
271: This Perfect Day - Ira Levin
272: Death on the Riveria - John Bude
R271: Mrs Tim Flies Home - DE Stevenson
273: Move Along Please - Mark Mason
274: Black Artists in British Art - Eddie Chambers
275: Mandela - Anthony Sampson
276: After The Rite - Maureen A Carr

277: Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins - James Runcie
278: Treachery - SJ Parris
279: Hinterland - Chris Mullin
280: REAMDE - Neal Stephenson
281: Agatha H. and the Airship City - Phil & Kaja Foglio.
282: The Stars My Destination - Alfred Bester
283: Raymond Chandler - Tom Williams
R272: My Family and Other Animals - Gerald Durrell
284: The Anubis Gate - Tim Powers
285: Globe - Catharine Arnold
R273: Birds, Beasts and Relatives - Gerald Durrell
286: Speaking In Bones - Kathy Reichs
R274: The Garden of the Gods - Gerald Durrell
287: The King's Speech - Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
288: Martyr - Rory Clements
289: Now and Then - Joseph Heller
290: Gil's All Fright Diner -A. Lee Martinez

December
291: Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite - Antony Trollope
R275: High Rising - Angela Thirkell
R276: Wild Strawberries - Angela Thirkell
R277: August Folly - Angela Thirkell

292: The System of The World - Neal Stephenson
R278: Summer Half - Angela Thirkell
293: Library of Souls - Ransom Riggs
R279: Pomfret Towers - Angela Thirkell
294: Thomas Hardy - Michael Millgate
R280: Burmese Days - George Orwell
295: Dimsie Intervenes - DFB
296: The Midnight Horse - Monica Edwards
297: The View From the Cheap Seats - Neil Gaiman
R281: The Brandons - Angela Thirkell
R282: You're A Brick, Angela - Cadogan and Craig
R283: Cheerfulness Breaks Out - Angela Thirkell
R284: The Lady Investigates - Cadogan and Craig
R285: Death At The Dolphin - Ngaio Marsh

298: The Amber Gate - Kitty Barne
R286: Cargo of Horses - Monica Edwards
299: The Fry Chronicles - Stephen Fry
300: Life After God - Douglas Coupland
R287: Pixie O'Shaughnessy - Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
301: Worrals Goes Afoot - WE Johns
R288: Surfeit of Lampreys - Ngaio Marsh
302: Because of Vivian - Phyllis Matthewman
303: Does Anything Eat Wasps?
R289: Artists In Crime - Ngaio Marsh
304: Storm Ahead - Monica Edwards
305: Maid of the Abbey - EJO
R290: The Case of the Man Who Died Laughing - Tarquin Hall
306: Critique of the Gotha Programme - Marx/Engels
R291: Enter A Murderer - Ngaio Marsh
R292: Vintage Murder - Ngaio Marsh
R293: The Thousandth Woman - EW Hornung
R294: Death in Ecstacy - Ngaio Marsh

307: Mystery in White - J. Jefferson Farjen
308: The CS Christmas Story Book
309: Billy Bunter's Christmas Party - Frank Richards
310: Christmas at High Rising - Angela Thirkell
R295: The Santa Klaus Mystery - Muriel Doriel Hays
R296: Death at the Bar - Mgaio Marsh

311: ST:Titan:Sight Unseen - James Swallow
312: CS Encylcopaedia 4 - Alison McCallum
313: Northbridge Rectory - Angela Thirkell
314: Anathem - Neal Stephenson
315: Fragile Things - Neal Gaiman
316: A Man of Parts - David Lodge
317: Secret World - MJ Trow
318: Makers - Cory Doctorow
319: The Accidental Apprentice - Vikas Swarup
320: Operation Seabird - Monica Edwards
321: ST: Section 31: Disavowed


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 Post subject: Re: The Book a Week Challenge 2016
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For me, I've done rather well in new reads this year, although rereading remains dominant. After all, there would be no point in a house full of books otherwise, and my book-ranking system is based on whether it's worth rereading!

Roughly categorized:

Juvenile
1. Angela Brazil, For the Sake of the School
2. Angela Brazil, A Fortunate Term
3. Angela Brazil, Monitress Merle
4. Jane Duncan, Janet Reachfar and the Kelpie (picture book)
5. Sharon G. Flake, The Unstoppable Octobia May
6. Laurie Friedman, Happy New Year, Mallory!
7. Josephine James, The Patient in 202 (Kathy Martin #4)
8. Jean Little, Hand in Hand: Inspired by the real-life story of Helen Keller and Martha Washington.
9. Lois Lowry, The One Hundredth Thing about Caroline
10. Robin McKinley, My Father is in the Navy (picture book)
11. Cornelia Meigs, The Windy Hill (1922 Newbery runner-up)
12. Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, Noah's Wife: The Story of Naamah (picture book)
13. Hilda Van Stockum, A Day on Skates: The Story of a Dutch Picnic (1934 Newbery)
14. Cynthia Voigt, Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things
15. Cynthia Voigt, Mister Max: The Book of Secrets
16. Cynthia Voigt, Mister Max: The Book of Kings
17. Cynthia Voigt, Angus and Sadie

Young Adult
18. Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, The War that Saved My Life
19. Meg Cabot, Royal Wedding
20. Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride
21. Sarah Dessen, Dreamland
22. Sarah Dessen, Just Listen
23. Sarah Dessen, Lock and Key
24. Sarah Dessen, The Moon and More
25. Sarah Dessen, Saint Anything
26. Sarah Dessen, The Truth about Forever
27. Sarah Dessen, That Summer
28. Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby
29. Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye
30. Wendy Dunham, My Name is River
31. Victoria Jamieson, Roller Girl (graphic novel)
32. Stacey Lee, Under a Painted Sky
33. Jean Little, Brothers Far from Home
34. Meline Marchetta, Saving Francesca
35. Linda Sue Park, See-Saw Girl
36. Andi Teran, Ana of California
37. Phyllis A. Whitney, The Haunted Pool

SF/Fantasy (not sorted by young adult etc.)
38. Charlie Jane Anders, All the Birds in the Sky
39. Elizabeth Bear, Karen Memory
40. C. J. Brightly, The King's Sword
41. Lois McMaster Bujold, Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
42. Lindsay Buroker, The Emperor's Edge
43. Sabrina Chase, The Last Mage Guardian
44. Zen Cho, Sorcerer to the Crown
45. Peter Dickinson, The Devil's Children
46. Peter Dickinson, The Weathermonger
47. Diane Duane, Interim Errantry
48. Diane Duane, Games Wizards Play
49. Diane Duane, To Visit the Queen
50. Kate Elliott, Court of Fives
51. Kate Elliott, Cold Magic
52. Kate Elliott, Cold Fire
53. Kate Elliott, Cold Steel
54. Francesca Forrest, Pen Pal
55. Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, Beautiful Creatures
56. Kyra Halland, Beneath the Canyons
57. Barbara Hambly, Bride of the Rat God
58. Mary Hoffman, City of Swords
59. Angela Holder, Into the Storm
60. Andrea K. Höst, The Pyramids of London
61. Andrea K. Höst, Touchstone: Gratuitous Epilogue
62. E.K. Johnston, The Story of Owen
63. Mercedes Lackey, Closer to the Heart
64. Mercedes Lackey, Hunter
65. Mercedes Lackey, Study in Sable
66. Mercedes Lackey, Home from the Sea
67. David D. Levine, Arabella of Mars
68. Gail Carson Levine, Stolen Magic
69. Karen Lord, The Galaxy Game
70. Karen Lord, Redemption in Indigo
71. R. A. McAvoy, The Book of Kells
72. Patricia McKillip, Kingfisher
73. J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
74. Martha Wells, The Cloud Roads

Miscellaneous
75. Nancy Atherton, Aunt Dimity and the Buried Treasure
76. Maeve Binchey, Red Feather
77. Maeve Binchey, Firefly Summer
78. Julia Child, Avis DeVoto, As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto, ed. Joan Reardon
79. Philip Gulley, Just Shy of Harmony
80. Shannon Hale, Austenland
81. Jan Karon, Come Rain or Come Shine
82. Rose Wilder Lane & Helen Dore Boylston, Travels with Zenobia
83. Todd McCaffrey, Dragonholder: The Life and Dreams (So Far) of Anne McCaffrey
84. Kathleen Norris, Dakota: A Spiritual Geography
85. Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being
86. Ruth Ozeki, All Over Creation
87. Elizabeth Peters, Naked Once More
88. Judith Merkle Riley, The Water Devil
89. Judith Merkle Riley, A Vision of Light
90. Kim Vogel Sawyer, Bygones
91. Kim Vogel Sawyer, Beginnings
92. Kim Vogel Sawyer, Blessings
93. Helen Simonson, Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
94. Helen Simonson, The Summer Before the War
95. Alexander McCall Smith, The Full Cupboard of Life
96. Alexander McCall Smith, The Novel Habits of Happiness
97. D.E. Stevenson, Miss Buncle Married
98. Laura Ingalls Wilder, Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography, ed. Pamela Hill (I enjoyed her many informative footnotes.)

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