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CollectionsMichael's Books Read (1,768), Reference and Chess (4), Currently reading (3), All collections (1,863)

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About my libraryReading journal; up to date as of 8-Feb-14.

Book Awards for 2013

Best/Favourite Book of the Year: The Authority Volume 1 Graphic Novel by Warren Ellis

Honourable Mentions This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It by David Wong
Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway
House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
Saga Volume 1 & 2 Graphic Novel by Bryan K. Vaughn

Author of the Year: Warren Ellis (The Authority, Fell, Gravel, Planetary, Stormwatch, Transmetropolitan)

Best new-to-me Author: Hugh Howey (Wool)

Best Sci-Fi: Wool by Hugh Howey

Best Fantasy: This Book Is Full of Spiders by David Wong
Honourable Mention Fantasy Magicals Anonymous series by Kate Griffin
Best Dark Fantasy (tie) NOS4A2: A Novel by Joe Hill
Blood Oranges (A Siobhan Quinn Novel) by Kathleen Tierney

Best Young Adult: Railsea by China Mieville
Honourable Mention The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Most Humorous: Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton
Honourable Mention Damn! A Book of Calumny by H. L. Mencken
Unexpected Favourite: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Honourable Mention Aurorarama: A Novel (Mysteries of New Venice) by J. C. Voltat
Most Original/Creative: John Dies at the End by David Wong
Most Disappointing Book of the Year: Archangel Protocol / Fallen Host by Lyda Morehouse
Best Stand-alone Graphic Novel Lovestruck by Dennis Hopeless
Honourable Mention The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Best Continuing Graphic Novel Series Locke & Key Volume 4: Keys to the Kingdom by Joe Hill
Honourable Mention The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2010, Bizarro Fans, ROOT - 2014 Read Our Own Tomes, Science Fiction Fans, Squidbillies Fans Combattin' The Illiterization, Weird Fiction

Favorite authorsM. John Harrison (Shared favorites)


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LocationHooterville, Ontario Canada

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Member sinceApr 7, 2007

Currently readingChaos: Making a New Science by James Gleick
Vortex by Robert Charles Wilson
2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson

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