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About meI am my seventh year in the 75 Book Challenge Group; you can find my current thread at

About my libraryAt this time. I have entered my science fiction and fantasy (except those in the attic), my garden books, my religion books, professional books(cognitive, child psychology), and my Heyer regencies. I have not yet input my craft books or cookbooks.

Books Read in 2014:

1. Indexing by Seanan McGuire (420 pp.)
2. If the Shoe Fits by Laurie LeClair (244 pp.)
3. Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold (313 pp.)
4. Hexed by Kevin Hearne (296 pp.)
5. Dragonwriter: A Tribute to Anne McCaffrey and Pern edited by Todd McCaffrey
6. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather (297 pp.)
7. Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling (309 pp.)
8. The Talisman Ring by Georgette Heyer (234 pp.)
9. Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold (389 pp.)
10. The Warrior's Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold (315 pp.)
11. The Vor Game by Lois McMaster Bujold (345 pp.)
12. Cetaganda by Lois McMaster Bujold (302 pp.)
13. Grimoire of the Lamb/The Chapel Perilous by Kevin Hearne (99 pp.)
14. The Librarian: Little Boy Lost by Eric Hobbs (98 pp.)
15. Longbourn by Jo Baker (332 pp.)

16. Bastion by Mercedes Lackey (342 p.)
17. The Bitter Kingdom by Rae Carson (433 pp.)
18. Frederica by Georgette Heyer (437 pp.)
19. The Arabian Nights by Hassan Haddawy (428 pp.)
20. Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch (320 pp.)
21. Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery (309 pp.)
22. The Silvered by Tanya Huff (484 pp.)
23. Before the Dawn by Nicholas Wade (179 pp.)
24. Carousel Sun by Sharon Lee (366 pp.)
25. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling (341 pp.)

26. Hammered by Kevin Hearne (312 pp.)
27. Mr. Wuffles by David Weisner (30 pp.)
28. Borders of Infinity by Lois McMaster Bujold (311 pp.)
29. Tricked by Kevin Hearne (370 pp.)
30. Half-Off Ragnorak by Seanan McGuire (368 pp.)
31. Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie (396 pp.)
32. The Soul Mirror by Carol Berg (515 pp.)
33. Trapped by Kevin Hearne (322 pp.)
34. The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks (309 pp.)
35. Serendipity's Tide by L. Shelby (233 pp.)
36. Treachery's Harbor by L. Shelby (194 pp.)

37. Fealty’s Shore by L. Shelby (248 pp.)
38. The Cabinet of Wonders by Marie Rutkoski (265 pp.)
39. Truth and Fiction in the Da Vinci Code by Bart Ehrman (197 pp.)
40. What Makes This Book So Great by Jo Walton (446 pp.)]
41. The Corinthian by Georgette Heyer (272 pp.)
42. The Celestial Globe by Marie Rutkowski (293 pp.)
43. Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor (332 pp.)
44. Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett (381 pp.)
45. The Jewel of the Kalderash by Marie Rutkowski (320 pp.)
46. Hiero's Journey by Sterling Lanier (318 pp.)
47. The Unforsaken Hiero by Sterling Lanier (240 pp.)
48. Brothers in Arms by Lois McMaster Bujold (338 pp.)
49. Faro's Daughter by Georgette Heyer (304 pp.)
50. The Normans by Lars Brownworth (210 pp.)
51. The Warlock's Curse by M. K. Hobson (398 pp.)
52. A Fistful of Sky by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (353 pp.)
53. Fall of Light by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (307 pp.)

54. The Doomsday Vault by Steven Harper (381 pp.)
55. Eight Million Gods by Wen Spencer (355 pp.)
56. Cinder by Marissa Meyer (390 pp.)
57. A Natural History of Dragons (334 pp.)
58. Fortune's Pawn by Rachel Bach (330 pp.)
59. A Change of Heart by Candice Hern (276 pp.)
60. Disenchanted & Co. by Lynn Viehl (417 pp.)
61. Hunted by Kevin Hearne (384 pp.)
62. Without a Summer by Mary Robinette Kowal (364 pp.)
63. Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear (336 pp.)
64. Limits of Power by Elizabeth Moon (492 pp.)
65. Crown of Renewal by Elizabeth Moon (503 pp.)
66. The Sea of Time by P. C. Hodgell (395 pp.)
67. Shattered Pillars by Elizabeth Bear (333 pp.)

68. Arabian Nights II translated by Husain Haddawy (266 pp.)
69. Steles of the Sky by Elizabeth Bear (429 pp.)
70. Dust Girl by Saray Zettel (290 pp.)
71. The River Kings' Road by Liane Merciel (431 pp.)
72. The Daemon Prism by Carol Berg (498 pp.)
73. Getting Schooled by Garret Keizer (302 pp.)
74. Friday's Child by Georgette Heyer (333 pp.)
75. The Martian by Andy Weir (369 pp.)
76. My Real Children by Jo Walton (320 pp.)
77. The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison (446 pp.)
78. Moth and Spark by Anne Leonard (348 pp.)
79. Spirits That Walk in Shadow by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (306 pp.)
80. Mirror Dance by Lois McMaster Bujold (392 pp.)

81. Memory by Lois McMaster Bujold (462 pp)
82. On Basilisk Station by David Weber (432 pp.)
83. Shattered by Kevin Hearne (332 pp.)
84. What Matters in Jane Austen? by John Mullan (353 pp.)
85. The Hanover Square Affair by Ashley Gardner (319 pp.)
86. Legacy by James H. Schmitz (346 pp.)
87. The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde (289 pp.)
88. Artemis Awakening by Jane Lindskold (304 pp.)
89. A Taste of Poison by Aaron Kite (234 pp.)
90. Komarr by Lois McMaster Bujold (311 pp.)
91. A Civil Campaigne by Lois McMaster Bujold (405 pp.)
92. Diplomatic Immunity by Lois McMaster Bujold (307 pp.)
93. The Vorkosigan Companion Lilian Stewart Carl (ed.) (469 pp.)
94. The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin (273 pp.)
95. Of Darkness, Light, and Fire by Tanya Huff (513 pp.)
96. A Marginal Jew: Volume IV by John P. Meier (667 pp.)
97. Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey (388 pp.)
98. Across the Great Barrier by Patricia Wrede (357 pp.)
99. Sing the Four Quarters by Tanya Huff (410 pp.)

100. Quest for Kim by Peter Hopkirk (273 pp.)
101. The Ripper Affair by Lilith Saintcrow (386 pp.)
102. A Symphony of Echoes by Jodi Taylor (334 pp.)
103. A Madness of Angels by Kate Griffin (464 pp.)
104. The Rhesus Chart by Charles Stross (359 pp.)
105. Sorcery & Cecilia by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer (320 pp.)
106. The Grand Tour by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer (469 pp.)
107. The Mislaid Magician by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer (328 pp.)
108. Blood Red by Mercedes Lackey (312 pp.)
109. Buried Deep by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (372 pp.)
110. The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan (331 pp.)
111. The Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney (385 pp.)
112. Some Kind of Fairy Tale by Graham Joyce (310 pp.)
113. Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (329 pp.)
114. Castle in the Air by Diana Wynne Jones (298 pp.)
115. Nice Dragons Finish Last by Rachel Aaron (315 pp.)
116. House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones (404 pp.)

117. The Seat of Magic by J. Kathleen Cheney (384 pp.)
118. The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness (561 pp.)
119. The Far West by Patricia Wrede (378 pp.)
120. California Bones by Greg Van Eekhout (302 pp.)
121. The Winter Long by Seanan McGuire (358 pp.)
122. Libriomancer by Jim Hines (359 pp.)
123. Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire (307 pp.)
124. A Second Chance by Jodi Taylor (292 pp.)
125. Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George (304 pp.)
126. Buffalito Contingency by Lawrence Schoen (274 pp.)
127. Splendors and Glooms by Laura Ann Schlitz (400 pp.)
128. Second Star by Dana Stabenow (208 pp.)
129. Ike: An American Hero by Michael Korda (802 pp.)
130. Vengeance in Death by J. D. Robb (388 pp.)
131. Aunt Dimity: Snowbound by Nancy Atherton (257 pp.)
132. Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (464 pp.)
133. Love Songs from a Shallow Grave by Colin Cotterill (326 pp.)

134. The Clockwork Scarab by Colleen Gleason (353 pp.)
135. The Midnight Mayor by Kate Griffin (553 pp.)
136. A Red Heart of Memories by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (329 pp.)
137. Past the Size of Dreaming by Nina Kiriki Hoffman (342 pp.)
138. Hawk by Steven Brust (320 pp.)
139. The Incrementalists by Steven Brust and Skyler White (358 pp.)
140. A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley (417 pp.)
141. Clariel by Garth Nix (383 pp.)
142. How We Learn by Benedict Carey (228 pp.)
143. The Neon Court by Kate Griffin (509 pp.)
144. Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth (495 pp.)
145. Sunshine by Robin McKinley (389 pp)
146. A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny (280 pp.)

147. A Trail Through Time by Jodi Taylor (250 pp.)
148. Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger (298 pp.)
149. Thursday with the Crown by Jessica George (210 pp.)
150. Cress by Melissa Meyer (550 pp.)
151. Soulless by Gail Carriger (384 pp.)
152. Zombie Elementary by Howard Whitehouse (244 pp.)
153. Changeless by Gail Carriger (374 pp.)
154. Blameless by Gail Carriger (355 pp.)
155. Heartless by Gail Carriger (374 pp.)
156. Timeless by Gail Carriger (386 pp.)
157. The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde (405 pp.)'
158. Cryoburn by Lois McMaster Bujold (339 pp.)
159. The Man Who Loved China by Simon Winchester (284 pp.)

160. The Christmas Spirit by Susan Buchanan (166 pp.)
161. Uncharted Territory by Connie Willis (149 pp.)
162. Valour and Vanity by Mary RObinette Kowal (401 pp.)
163. Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen (324 pp.)
164. The Awakened Kingdom by N. K. Jemisin (124 pp.)
165. Lincoln's Dreams by Connie Willis (228 pp.)

Groups100 Books in 2009 Challenge, 100 Books in 2010 Challenge, 100 Books in 2011, 100 Books in 2012 Challenge, 100 Books in 2013 Challenge, 100 books in 2014 challenge, 100 Books in 2015 Challenge, 75 Books Challenge for 2008, 75 Books Challenge for 2009, 75 Books Challenge for 2010show all groups

Favorite authorsLloyd Alexander, Jane Austen, Steven Brust, Lois McMaster Bujold, Emma Bull, Susan Dexter, Diane Duane, Jasper Fforde, Elizabeth Goudge, Ursula K. Le Guin, Barbara Hambly, Georgette Heyer, P. C. Hodgell, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Barry Hughart, Diana Wynne Jones, Sharon Lee, Patricia A. McKillip, Robin McKinley, L. M. Montgomery, Elizabeth Moon, Garth Nix, Andre Norton, Tim Powers, Terry Pratchett, James H. Schmitz, E. E. Smith, J. R. R. Tolkien, Connie Willis, Patricia C. Wrede (Shared favorites)


Favorite bookstoresAdams Avenue Book Store, Mysterious Galaxy, Wahrenbrock’s Book House

Favorite librariesNational City Public Library, San Diego Public Library - City Heights/Weingart Branch

Favorite lists2016 Hugo Eligible Novels, Top Five Books of 2013

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