Read in 2014

  1. Jeff Smith, Rasl
  2. Robert Sibley, The Way of the 88 Temples: Journeys on the Shikoku Pilgrimage
  3. Margaret Atwood, In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination
  4. Jack Vance, The Dying Earth (1st part of the omnibus edition)
  5. Various, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus: Volume 4
  6. Nicola Griffith, Hild
  7. Will McIntosh, Love Minus Eighty
  8. Jo Walton, What Makes This Book So Great
  9. Robert Pohl, Urban Legends and Historic Lore of Washington, D.C.
  10. Wesley Chu, The Lives of Tao
  11. George Saunders, The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil
  12. Elizabeth A. Lynn, A Different Light
  13. Takashi Hiraide, The Guest Cat
  14. Ray Jayawardhana, Neutrino Hunters: The Thrilling Chase for a Ghostly Particle to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
  15. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan, Vol 1: Back on the Street (re-read)
  16. Lara Vapnyar, Scent of Pine
  17. Chuck Wendig, The Blue Blazes
  18. Patrick Ness, The Crane Wife
  19. Kathleen Tierney, Blood Oranges
  20. David Treuer, Rez Life: An Indian’s Journey Through Reservation Life
  21. Janet Mock, Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More
  22. Evie Wyld, All the Birds, Singing
  23. Louise Erdrich, The Round House
  24. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Rodney Ramos, Transmetropolitan Vol 2: Lust For Life (reread)
  25. Marcel Theroux, Strange Bodies
  26. Masha Gessen, Joseph Huff-Hannon, eds., Gay Propaganda: Russian Love Stories (read in Russian)
  27. Molly Antopol, UnAmericans
  28. Karl Ove Knausgaard, My Struggle: Book 2
  29. Robert Jackson Bennett, American Elsewhere
  30. Adam Sternbergh, Shovel Ready
  31. Knut Hamsun, Growth of the Soil
  32. Joe Abercrombie, Half a King
  33. Kameron Hurley, God’s War
  34. S. Bear Bergman, The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You
  35. C. J. Cherryh, Downbelow Station
  36. Nicholas Grider, Misadventure
  37. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Metropolitan Vol. 3: Year of the Bastard (reread)
  38. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Metropolitan Vol 4: The New Scum (reread)
  39. Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Saga Vol 1.
  40. Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Saga Vol 2.
  41. Robert Jackson Bennett, City of Stairs
  42. Charles Yu, Third Class Superhero
  43. Beatriz Preciado, Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs, and Biopoitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era
  44. Richard K. Morgan, The Steel Remains
  45. Emma Donoghue, Frog Music
  46. Peter Higgins, Wolfhound Century
  47. Lauren Owen, The Quick
  48. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan vol 5: Lonely City (reread)
  49. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan vol 6: Gouge Away (reread)
  50. Brian Vaughan and Fiona Staples, Saga Vol 3.
  51. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan vol 7: Spider’s Trash (reread)
  52. Katherine Addison, The Goblin Emperor
  53. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan vol 8: Dirge (reread)
  54. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan vol 9: The Cure (reread)
  55. Warren Ellis, Darick Robertson, Transmetropolitan vol 10: One More Time (reread)
  56. Chester Brown, Louis Riel
  57. Joseph Boyden, The Orenda
  58. Yuka Igarashi, ed. Granta #127: Japan
  59. David Mitchell, Bone Clocks
  60. Jo Walton, My Real Children
  61. Rivka Galchen, American Innovations
  62. Douglas Coupland, Worst. Person. Ever.
  63. Lydia Davis, Can’t And Won’t
  64. Laline Paull, The Bees
  65. Jon Skovron, Man Made Boy
  66. Jeff Vandermeer, Annihilation
  67. Jeff Vandermeer, Authority
  68. Jeff Vandermeer, Acceptance
  69. Lish McBride, Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
  70. Michael Deforge, Ant Colony
  71. Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
  72. Jim Butcher, Storm Front
  73. Geoff Dyer, The Colour of Memory
  74. Andrew Kaufman, Give War and Peace a Chance: Tolstoyan Wisdom for Troubled Times
  75. Grady Hendrix, Horrorstor
  76. Jim Butcher, Fool Moon
  77. Eula Biss, On Immunity: An Inoculation
  78. Jim Butcher, Grave Peril
  79. Garth Nix, Sabriel
  80. Daryl Gregory, Afterparty
  81. Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, Locke & Key: Welcome to Lovecraft
  82. Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, Locke & Key: Head Games
  83. Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, Locke & Key: Crown of Shadows
  84. Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, Locke & Key: Keys to the Kingdom
  85. Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, Locke & Key: Clockworks
  86. Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez, Locke & Key: Alpha and Omega
  87. Stephen Collins, The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil
  88. Julia Elliott, The Wilds
  89. Alyson Foster, God Is an Astronaut
  90. Randall Munroe, What If: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
  91. Matt Kailey, Just Add Hormones
  92. Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos Papadimitriou, Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth
  93. Jim Butcher, Summer Knight
  94. Susan Coll, The Stager
  95. Jim Butcher, Death Masks
  96. Jonathan Carroll, Bathing the Lion
  97. Naoki Urasawa, Twentieth Century Boys, volume 1
  98. Robin Hobb, Assassin’s Apprentice
  99. Jim Butcher, Blood Rites
  100. Mike Resnick, Kirinyaga
  101. Marc Bennetts, Kicking the Kremlin: Russia’s New Dissidents And The Battle To Topple Putin
  102. Naoki Urasawa, Twentieth Century Boys, volume 2
  103. Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke and Bone
  104. Anna Lavrinenko, Yaroslavl Stories
  105. J. G. Ballard, High-rise
  106. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: The First Hundred Days
  107. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: Tag
  108. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: Fact vs. Fiction
  109. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: March to War
  110. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: Smoke Smoke
  111. Matthew Gavin Frank, Preparing the Ghost: An Essay Concerning the Giant Squid And Its First Photographer
  112. Ben H. Winters, The Last Policeman
  113. Ben H. Winters, Countdown City
  114. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: Power Down
  115. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: Ex Cathedra
  116. Peter Mendelsun, What We See When We Read
  117. Ben H. Winters, World of Trouble
  118. Thomas Page McBee, Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness And Becoming A Man
  119. Scott Cheshire, High As The Horses’ Bridles
  120. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: Dirty Tricks
  121. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: Ring Out The Old
  122. Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris, et al., Ex Machina: Term Limits
  123. Sarah Waters, The Paying Guests
  124. Lauren Beukes, Broken Monsters
  125. Max Gladstone, Three Parts Dead
  126. James Morrow, The Madonna And The Starship
  127. Edgar Cantero, The Supernatural Enhancements
  128. Graham Joyce, The Ghost In The Electric-blue Suit
  129. Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra, Jose Marzan Jr, Y: The Last Man, Book 1
  130. Jonathan Strahan, ed.,The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Of The Year, Volume 6
  131. Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites
  132. Julie Schumacher, Dear Committee Members
  133. Mary Robinette Kowal, Shades of Milk and Honey
  134. James Cambias, A Darkling Sea
  135. John Scalzi, Lock In
  136. Margaret Atwood, Stone Mattress: Nine Stories
  137. John Darnielle, Wolf In White Van
  138. Caitlin Doughty, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes And Other Lessons From The Crematory
  139. Robert Jackson Bennett, City of Stairs
  140. Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Effect
  141. Dan Jones, Wars Of The Roses: The Fall Of The Plantagenets And The Rise Of The Tudors
  142. Lucy Knisley, An Age Of License: A Travelogue
  143. Vikram Chandra, Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty
  144. Louise Erdrich, The Antelope Wife
  145. Steven Brust, Jhereg
  146. Steven Brust, Yendi
  147. Steven Brust, Teckla
  148. Steven Brust, Taltos
  149. Steven Brust, Phoenix
  150. Steven Brust, Athyra
  151. Steven Brust, Orca
  152. Bill Willingham, Fables: Legends in Exile
  153. Bill Willingham, Fables: Animal Farm
  154. Bryan Lee O’Malley, Seconds
  155. Steven Brust, Dragon
  156. Steven Brust, Issola
  157. Julie Maroh, Blue Is The Warmest Color
  158. Steven Brust, Dzur
  159. David Greene, Midnight In Siberia: A Train Journey Into The Heart of Russia
  160. Clive Barker, The Complete Great and Secret Show (graphic novel adaptation)
  161. Bill Willingham, Fables: Storybook Love
  162. Genevieve Valentine, The Girls At the Kingfisher Club
  163. Bill Nye, Undeniable
  164. Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Manhattan Projects, Volume 1
  165. Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Manhattan Projects, Volume 2
  166. Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Manhattan Projects, Volume 3
  167. Jonathan Hickman, Nick Pitarra, Manhattan Projects, Volume 4
  168. Stephen King, Revival
  169. Peter Pomerantsev, Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of The New Russia
  170. C. D. Rose, Biographical Dictionary of Literary Failure
  171. Motty Diamond, ed. From The Inside Out: Radical Gender Transformation, FTM And Beyond
  172. Paolo Bacigalupi, The Water Knife
  173. Amanda Palmer, The Art of Asking: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
  174. Bill Willingham, Fables: March of the Wooden Soldiers
  175. Lev Golinkin, A Backpack, A Bear, And Eight Crates Of Vodka
  176. Neil Gaiman, Ocean At the End of the Lane (reread)
  177. Jess Walter, The Financial Lives of Poets
  178. Bill Willingham, Fables: The Mean Seasons
  179. Sherman Alexie, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
  180. S. Bear Bergman, Blood, Marriage, Wine and Glitter
  181. Bill Willingham, Fables: Homelands
  182. Richard McGuire, Here
  183. Maria Dahvana Headley, Magonia
  184. Bill Willingham, Fables: Arabian Nights (And Days)
  185. Dale Peck, Visions and Revisions: Coming Of Age In the Age of AIDS
  186. Michael Faber, Under the Skin
  187. Imogen Binnie, Nevada
  188. Bill Willingham, Fables: Wolves
  189. Jamaal May, Hum
  190. Zeina Abirached, A Game for Swallows
  191. Bill Willingham, Fables: Sons of Empire
  192. Merle Miller, On Being Different: What It Means To Be a Homosexual

4 comments

  1. Wow, very impressive list! 2014 was a bit of a drought year for me, with just over a book per week. I’m on track to break 100 this year, though. There are tons of authors here I don’t recognize: is there any historical fiction on this list that you’d particularly recommend?

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