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May Books

Non-fiction 4 (YTD 13)
The Crocodile by the Door, by Selina Guinness
“I have an Idea for a Book ...”: The Bibliography of Martin H. Greenberg
A History of the World in 100 Objects, by Neil MacGregor
Miracles of Life, by J.G. Ballard

Fiction (not sf) 2 (YTD 9)
Doors Open, by Ian Rankin
The Judas Pair, by Jonathan Gash

SF (not Who) 6 (YTD 33)
Redshirts, by John Scalzi
The Quantum Thief, by Hannu Rajaniemi
The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss
The Peoples of Middle-earth, by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien
Toward the End of Time, by John Updike
Three Parts Dead, by Max Gladstone

Doctor Who 5 (YTD 27)
Deadly Reunion, by Terrance Dicks and Barry Letts
Toy Soldiers, by Paul Leonard
Escape Velocity, by Colin Brake
Magic of the Angels, by Jacqueline Rayner
Tip of the Tongue, by Patrick Ness

Comics 5 (YTD 13)
Final Sacrifice, by Tony Lee and others
Vincent van Gogh: De Worsteling van een Kunstenaar, by Marc Verhaegen and Jan Kragt
Vincent, by Barbara Stok

Grandville: Bête Noire, by Bryan Talbot
Aldébaran 4: La Groupe, by Leo

~5,800 pages (YTD 24,800)
3/22 (YTD 23/95) by women (Guinness, Rayner, Stok)
2/22 (YTD 2/95) by PoC (Ahmed, de Bodard)
Rereads: Escape Velocity - 1 (YTD 5), though I'd also listened to an audio expansion of A History of the World in 100 Objects.
Acquired 2011 or before: 7 (YTD 32) - Escape Velocity, Toy Soldiers, Toward the End of Time, Doors Open, Deadly Reunion, A History of the World in 100 Objects, The Quantum Thief
Acquired 2012: 1 (YTD 15) - The Peoples of Middle-earth
Acquired 2013: 14 (YTD 48) - The Name of the Wind, Final Sacrifice, Redshirts, The Crocodile by the Door, Le Groupe, Vincent, Vincent Van Gogh: de worsteling van een kunstenaar, The Judas Pair, Miracles of Life, Magic of the Angels, “I have an Idea for a Book ...”, Grandville Bete Noire, Three Parts Dead, Tip Of The Tongue

Reading now:
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng
The Gondola Scam by Jonathan Gash
The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature ed. Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn

Coming Next (perhaps):
Miradal: erfgoed in Heverleebos en Meerdaalwoud by Hans Baeté et al
Locke & Key vol 5: Clockworks, by Joe Hill
The Irish Constitutional Revolution of the Sixteenth Century, by Brendan Bradshaw
Starship Fall, by Eric Brown
The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco
Housekeeping, by Marilynne Robinson
Danny the Champion of the World, by Roald Dahl
Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol
The Jagged Orbit, by John Brunner
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?, by Jeanette Winterson
Desert, by J. M. G. Le Clezio
Confessions of Zeno, by Italo Svevo
The Last Empress, by Anchee Min
The Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens
Fantastic Voyage, by Isaac Asimov
Kraken, by China Mieville
The Flood, by Ian Rankin
TheMonsters and the Critics, by J R R Tolkien
The History of the Hobbit vol 1: Mr Baggins, by John D. Rateliff
Rebus's Scotland: A Personal Journey, by Ian Rankin
Royal Assassin, by Robin Hobb
Rags, by Mick Lewis
Head Games, by Steve Lyons
EarthWorld, by Jacqueline Rayner
Hunter's Moon, by Paul Finch
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