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01 January 2011 @ 02:31 am
books read, 2010  
Made it through 39 this year - better than last year's 33, but far from my highest total, and considering I didn't do NaNoWriMo this year, I should have had an extra month to read more! Anyway, ranked as usual from 10 to 1 based on how much I liked them; re-reads parenthesized:


10 (A Scattering of Jades), Irvine
10 (Tropic of Night), Gruber
9 (Night of the Jaguar), Gruber
9 (Territory), Bull
8 (Valley of Bones), Gruber
8 A Soul in a Bottle, Powers
8 The Greatest Show On Earth, Dawkins
8 The Illusion of Conscious Will, Wegner
7 A Talent for War, McDevitt
7 Airborn, Oppel
7 Life Ascending – The Ten Great Inventions of Evolution, Lane
7 Pandemonium, Gregory
7 The Bookman, Tidhar
7 The Sparrow, Russell
7 The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, Bradley
7 War for the Oaks, Bull
6 (The Integral Trees), Niven
6 50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God, Harrison
6 Catching Fire, Wrangham
6 Flush, Hiaasen
6 Test Driven Development, Beck
6 The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents, Pratchett
6 The Broken Teaglass, Arsenault
6 The Devil’s Eye, McDevitt
6 The Fourth Part of the World, Lester
6 Use of Weapons, Banks
5 (An Epitaph in Rust), Powers
5 A Madness of Angels, Griffin
5 Act of Will, Hartley
5 Boneshaker, Priest
5 Making Up the Mind, Frith
5 The Wave, Strasser
5 The Wild Trees, Preston
5 Time Machines Repaired While-U-Wait, Bedford
5 Under the Dome, King
4 Accelerando, Stross
4 And Another Thing..., Colfer
4 Continuous Integration, Duvall
4 Kraken, Mieville
 
 
 
Chris MacLeelonesomenumber1 on January 1st, 2011 09:59 pm (UTC)
I liked the two books that followed Boneshaker (Clementine and Dreadnought) better than the first.
Chris Branchstrangertides on January 2nd, 2011 02:12 am (UTC)
Good to know - I was disappointed enough with Boneshaker that I didn't pursue the sequels, but maybe now I'll reconsider.