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Lists. With books. + Books read in 2016

This is mainly just for my own reference, since I've got a lot of stuff already on the shelf that I meant to read for ages.

These are just the ones I want to get to the most urgently.


Table of Books I should (finally) read this year:

Title - Authoralready on the shelf?did you read this yet?
Monstrous Regiment - Terry PratchettYesno
Richelieu - Phillippe ErlangerYesno
The Phoenix Guards - Steven BrustYes. Ebookno
Uprooted - Naomi NovikNono
Blood of Tyrants - Noami NovikYes. Ebook.no
When Christ and his Saints Slept - Sharon Kay PenmanYesno
Shards of Honor - Louis McMaster BujoldYesno
The Fortune of War - Patrick O'BrianYes. Ebook.no



List of Discworld novels I have or haven't read yet:


* 01 The Colour of Magic (Colin Smythe, 1983)
* 02 The Light Fantastic (Colin Smythe, 1986)
* 03 Equal Rites (Gollancz, Colin Smythe, 1987)
* 04 Mort (Gollancz, Colin Smythe, 1987)
* 05 Sourcery (Gollancz, Colin Smythe, 1989)
* 06 Wyrd Sisters (Gollancz, 1989)
* 07 Pyramids (Gollancz, 1989)
* 08 Guards! Guards! (Gollancz, 1989)
* 09 Eric (Gollancz, 1990)
* 10 Moving Pictures (Gollancz, 1990)
* 11 Reaper Man (Gollancz, 1991)
* 12 Witches Abroad (Gollancz, 1991)
* 13 Small Gods (Gollancz, 1992)
* 14 Lords and Ladies (Gollancz, 1992)
* 15 Men at Arms (Gollancz, 1993)
* 16 Soul Music (Gollancz, 1994)
* 17 Interesting Times (Gollancz, 1994)
* 18 Maskerade (Gollancz, 1994)
* 19 Feet of Clay (Gollancz, 1996)
* 20 Hogfather (Gollancz, 1996)
* 21 Jingo (Gollancz, 1997)
* 22 The Last Continent (Doubleday, 1998)
* 23 Carpe Jugulum (Doubleday, 1998)
* 24 The Fifth Elephant (Doubleday, 1999)
* 25 The Truth (Doubleday, 2000)
* 26 Thief of Time (Doubleday, 2001)
* 27 The Last Hero (illustrated novelette with Paul Kidby) (Gollancz, 2001)
* 28 The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents (Doubleday, 2001)
* 29 Night Watch (Doubleday, 2002)
* 30 The Wee Free Men (Doubleday, 2003)
* 31 Monstrous Regiment (Doubleday, 2003)
* 32 A Hat Full of Sky (Doubleday, 2004)
* 33 Going Postal (Doubleday, 2004)
* 34 Thud! (Doubleday, 2005)
* 35 Wintersmith (Doubleday, 2006)
* 36 Making Money (Doubleday, 2007)
* 37 Unseen Academicals (2009)
* 38 I Shall Wear Midnight (2010)
* 39 Snuff (2011)
*40 Raising Steam (2014)

*41 The Shepherd's Crown (2015)



Books read in 2016

Nothing to see here yet, I'm just putting in the code for the new table.

colour key:
Loved it, will definitely read it again. 5*
Liked it, will most likely read it again. 4*
An okay book. Will sit on the shelf for a while before I consider reading it again. 3*
Disappointing, will probably not read it again. 2*
Strongly disliked it, will never read it again, unless you pay me. 1*


older entries:

Books read in

2015 (shelf on goodreads + meme thing)
2014 (shelf on goodreads + meme thing)
2013 (reviews on goodreads + meme thing)
2012 (reviews on goodreads)
2011 (reviews on goodreads)
2010
2009
2008
2007


1. Title (year) Authoreditiongenrereview (-) *


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hamsterwoman
Jan. 4th, 2016 08:42 pm (UTC)
I highly approve of your to-read list, and not just the Brust :) (also looking forward to your thoughts on Uprooted, Shards of Honor, and all the Discworlds :)
asthenie_vd
Jan. 5th, 2016 03:12 pm (UTC)
It's shameful how long some of these books have been in my posession, unread! (I try to review everything I read - on goodreads - but I may repost some of them here. :) )
failte_aoife
Jan. 4th, 2016 09:14 pm (UTC)
Can I persuade you to do a When Christ and his Saints Slept buddy read? Because I started it too soon after my school-Facharbeit on Cadfael and was too fed up with Stephen and Maud to enjoy it, so I only made it one-third through it and since then...idk it has been sitting on my shelf, staring at me accusingly.
asthenie_vd
Jan. 5th, 2016 03:13 pm (UTC)
I thought you gave my copy to me because you loved it! D: *betrayal!*

Yes! We could do a buddy read. :D But I can't promise it'll be a success, given how thick the book is.
failte_aoife
Jan. 9th, 2016 10:12 am (UTC)
I gave it to you because I liked what I had read, but it was just the wrong time for me and the book XD

Yay! I would tentatively suggest any date after mid-February because that's when my exams are over and my mind will be free again for some more complex books XD
asthenie_vd
Jan. 9th, 2016 03:59 pm (UTC)
March might be better for me, but remind me then, please. :)
failte_aoife
Jan. 9th, 2016 04:05 pm (UTC)
Well that is any date after mid-February XD (No seriously if even later would be preferable to you I also wouldn't mind...but I will try to remember reminding you then...)
ikel89
Jan. 12th, 2016 11:33 am (UTC)
Heh, our list of TP yet-to-be-read books is somewhat comparable in quantity, but there is zero overlap, excluding the most recent book, which I haven't bought yet:) Which was the first Pratchett you had read, out of curiosity?

I second the rec for Shards of Honor - it may be the only thing from Vorkosiverse I have read to date, but I liked it a lot!

PS. sorry for zombie commenting - it took me some time to read through the backlog of lj entries:)
asthenie_vd
Jan. 13th, 2016 06:38 pm (UTC)
Mort was my first Pratchett. :) I hope to get to all of them some day.

Don't worry about it, the entry's only a week old. ^^
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