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What I Read in 2009

1/2/2010: Oops. Quick addition: Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide, by Hal Higdon. I kept forgetting this one because I didn’t read it straight through, but bounced around during my training. Also the source of the 18-week training schedule I followed.

In chronological order by finishing date:

January
Old Man’s War – John Scalzi (reread)
Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon – L. Neil Smith (reread)

February
You’re Not Fooling Anyone When You Take Your Laptop to a Coffee Shop: Scalzi on Writing – John Scalzi
Y: The Last Man vol. 6 “Girl on Girl” – Brian K. Vaughan
Y: The Last Man vol. 7 “Paper Dolls” – Brian K. Vaughan
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald (reread)
Deus ex Comica: The Rebirth of a Comic Fan – Adam Besenyodi
Now and Forever: Somewhere a Band is Playing & Leviathan ’99 – Ray Bradbury

March
Y: The Last Man vol. 8 “Kimono Dragons” – Brian K. Vaughan
Y: The Last Man vol. 9 “Motherland” – Brian K. Vaughan
The Accidental Time Machine – Joe Haldeman.
Halting State – Charles Stross.
Sunken Treasure – Wil Wheaton
The Astounding Wolf Man Vol. 1 – Robert Kirkman
The Ghost Brigades – John Scalzi (reread)
Y: The Last Man vol. 10 “Whys & Wherefores” – Brian K. Vaughan

April
The Last Colony – John Scalzi (reread)

May
Girls Against Girls: Why We Are Mean to Each Other and How We Can Change – Bonnie Burton

June
Harriers: The Making of a Championship Cross-Country Team – Joseph Shivers and Paul Shivers

July
The Magic of Eyri – Daniel J. Hogan
Life of the Party: A Visual History of the S.S. Adams Company – Kirk Demarais
Odd Man Out: A Year on the Mound with a Minor League Misfit – Matt McCarthy
Darwin’s Radio – Greg Bear
The Neddiad: How Neddie Took the Train, Went to Hollywood and Saved Civilization – Daniel Pinkwater
The Bbook of Geek – Brian Briggs

August
The Curse of the Blue Figurine – John Bellairs
Adam Canfield of The Slash – Michael Winerip
The Unusual Mind of Vincent Shadow – Tim Kehoe
The Stepsister Scheme – Jim C. Hines
Looking for Alaska – John Green (reread)
Be True to Your School – Bob Greene (reread)

September
Bugs Bunny: The Last Crusader – Rita Ritchie (reread)
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks – E. Lockhart
The Android’s Dream – John Scalzi

October
Anathem – Neal Stephenson
Scud: The Disposable Assassin – The Whole Shebang – Rob Schrab

November
The Mermaid’s Madness – Jim C. Hines
Memories of the Future Vol. 1 – Wil Wheaton
Gimme Rewrite, Sweetheart – John Tidyman
Punk Rock & Trailer Parks – Derf
Whiteout – Greg Rucka and Steve Leiber
Boneshaker – Cherie Priest
Metatropolis – Jay Lake, Tobias Buckell, Elizabeth Bear, John Scalzi, and Karl Schroeder

December
Triplanetary – E.E. “Doc” Smith
The Golden Globe – John Varley
The Trees of Zharka – Nancy Mackenroth

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January 1, 2010 - Posted by | Books, Fiction, geek, science fiction, writing | ,

1 Comment »

  1. […] books in 2012, compared with 36 in 2011. (And down further from the 38 in 2010, and barely half my 2009 number: 46.) Those books (linked to my GeekDad reviews where applicable) […]

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