June Books

books
Non-fiction 6 (YTD 28)
The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell
Jar Jar Binks Must Die, by Dan Kimmel
The Flowering of New England 1815-1865, by Van Wyck Brooks
The Steampunk Bible, by Jeff VanderMeer with S.J. Chambers et al.
The Young Elizabeth, by Alison Plowden
Danger to Elizabeth, by Alison Plowden

Fiction (non-sf) 3 (YTD 14)
Hard Times, by Charles Dickens
A Good Hanging and Other Stories, by Ian Rankin
Lust, Caution and Other Stories, by Eileen Chang

sf (non-Who) 7 (YTD 39)
Redemption in Indigo, by Karen Lord
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils, by Selma Lagerlöf
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #4, edited by Terry Carr
Sphere, by Michael Crichton
Waking the Moon, by Elizabeth Hand
Sauron Defeated, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Parable of the Talents, by Octavia E. Butler

Doctor Who 4 (YTD 37)
Autonomy, by Daniel Blythe
The House That Jack Built, by Guy Adams
Dying in the Sun, by Jon de Burgh Miller
Falls The Shadow, by Daniel O'Mahony

Comics 9 (YTD 12)
Habibi, by Craig Thompson
The Unwritten, vols 3-4, by Mike Carey and Peter Gross
Digger vols 1-6, by Ursula Vernon

Running totals:
~8,000 pages (YTD 38,800)
14/29 (YTD 39/130) by women (Chambers, Plowden x2, Chang, Lord, Lagerlöf, Hand, Butler, Vernon x6)
3/29 (YTD 5/130) by PoC (Chang, Lord, Butler) - an improvement in my diversity quotients which have been rather low of late.
Owned for more than a year: 9 (Parable of the Talents [reread], Best SF of the Year #4 [reread], The Wonderful Adventures of Nils, The Flowering of New England, Falls the Shadow, Waking the Moon, A Good Hanging, Dying in the Sun, Hard Times)
Other rereads: 0 for a total of 2 (YTD 9/130)

Big 2012 reading projects:
June 30 takes me to Book IX, Chapter XIV of War and Peace, and the end of the Book of Proverbs in the Bible.

Also started:
The Fall of Yquatine, by Nick Walters
Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding
Marriage with My Kingdom, by Alison Plowden

Coming next, perhaps:
Elizabeth Regina by Alison Plowden
The Bible: The Biography by Karen Armstrong
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself by Harriet Ann Jacobs
The Mermaids Singing by Lisa Carey
Russian Phoenix: The Story of Russian Christians, 988-1988 by Francis House
Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus The Tyrant, Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
Postscripts (Special BSFA members Sampler Edition) edited by Peter Crowther
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Stories of Colonel Twit, "As They Really Happened" by Will Powell
Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid
The Spring of the Ram by Dorothy Dunnett
Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon
The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser
Code of the Krillitanes by Justin Richards
Spectrum: A Science Fiction Anthology: No. 4 edited by Kingsley Amis
The Portable Greek Historians: The Essence of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius edited by M. I. Finley
Watchman by Ian Rankin
Heir to the Empire by Timothy Zahn
Wonderland by Mark Chadbourn
Morgoth's Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
Parasite by Jim Mortimore
Coldheart by Trevor Baxendale
The Public Prosecutor by Jef Geeraerts
The Reign of Elizabeth 1556-1603 by J. B. Black

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