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2015 books poll

The traditional poll of books I read this year; inconsistency in numbers with my previous post is largely due to omertà over the Clarke process. If you like you can advise me what to read in 2016 as well.

Which of these 73 sf books have you read?

The Ill-Made Knight (third part of The Once and Future King) by T.H. White
14(4.3%)
11/22/63 by Stephen King
7(2.2%)
A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
16(4.9%)
The Painted Man/The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett
1(0.3%)
And Another Thing ... by Eoin Colfer
5(1.5%)
Elric of Melniboné and Other Stories by Michael Moorcock
10(3.1%)
Kushiel's Justice by Jacqueline Carey
5(1.5%)
Lord Valentine's Castle by Robert Silverberg
15(4.6%)
Monkey Planet by Pierre Boulle
4(1.2%)
The Complete Robot by Isaac Asimov
14(4.3%)
Kushiel's Mercy by Jacqueline Carey
5(1.5%)
Transition by Iain Banks
9(2.8%)
The Invention of Morel by Adolfo Bioy Casares
3(0.9%)
Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch
14(4.3%)
Slan by A. E. Van Vogt
5(1.5%)
Helliconia Spring by Brian Aldiss
9(2.8%)
The Arabian Nights trans. Muhsin Mahdi
6(1.8%)
Naamah's Kiss by Jacqueline Carey
3(0.9%)
Galactic North by Alastair Reynolds
7(2.2%)
Helliconia Summer by Brian Aldiss
9(2.8%)
Axis by Robert Charles Wilson
4(1.2%)
The Evolution Man by Roy Lewis
1(0.3%)
Keeping it Real by Justina Robson
7(2.2%)
The Dark Tower and Other Stories by C.S. Lewis
3(0.9%)
The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison
19(5.8%)
The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu
11(3.4%)
City at the End of Time by Greg Bear
3(0.9%)
Kallocain by Karin Boye
1(0.3%)
The Unlimited Dream Company by J. G. Ballard
1(0.3%)
The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett
11(3.4%)
The Affirmation by Christopher Priest
8(2.5%)
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson
2(0.6%)
The Just City by Jo Walton
8(2.5%)
Stopping for a Spell by Diana Wynne Jones
8(2.5%)
The Ultimate Egoist by Theodore Sturgeon
1(0.3%)
The End of All Things by John Scalzi
4(1.2%)
The Jonah Kit by Ian Watson
1(0.3%)
The Deaths of Tao by Wesley Chu
3(0.9%)
Buffy: Prophecies by Christopher Golden
1(0.3%)
Buffy: The Lost Slayer by Christopher Golden
1(0.3%)
Fattypuffs and Thinifers by André Maurois
5(1.5%)
Buffy: King of the Dead by Christopher Golden
1(0.3%)
Buffy: Original Sins by Christopher Golden
1(0.3%)
North Wind by Gwyneth Jones
2(0.6%)
Isaac Asimov The Great SF Stories 2 (1940)
2(0.6%)
Yesterday's Kin by Nancy Kress
3(0.9%)
Twice in Time by Manly Wade Wellman
2(0.6%)
The Dark Between the Stars by Kevin J. Anderson
3(0.9%)
Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald
4(1.2%)
Penric's Demon by Lois McMaster Bujold
8(2.5%)
The Reign of Wizardry by Jack Williamson
1(0.3%)
Jacaranda by Cherie Priest
1(0.3%)
The Wild Reel by Paul Brandon
1(0.3%)
A Million Years To Conquer by Henry Kuttner
1(0.3%)
The Wonder City of Oz by John R. Neill
1(0.3%)
Transit of Earth ed. Editors of Playboy
2(0.6%)
The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Kai Ashante Wilson
2(0.6%)
Speak Easy, by Catherynne M. Valente
1(0.3%)
Witches of Lychford by Paul Cornell
6(1.8%)
Forsaken by Kelley Armstrong
1(0.3%)
The Clock Strikes Twelve and Other Stories by H. R. Wakefield
1(0.3%)
Captain Future and the Space Emperor by Edmond Hamilton
1(0.3%)
Trips to the Moon by Lucian of Samosata
3(0.9%)
The Last Man / No Other Man by Alfred Noyes
1(0.3%)
Manuscript Found in a Milk Bottle by Neil Gaiman
2(0.6%)
Somewhere! (هُناك) by Ibraheem Abbas
1(0.3%)
A Vampire Quintet by Eugie Foster
1(0.3%)
Short Fiction Eligible for the 1941 Retro-Hugos Vol 1 ed. von Dimpleheimer
2(0.6%)
Short Fiction Eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Vol 2 ed. von Dimpleheimer
2(0.6%)
Short Fiction Eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Vol 3 ed. von Dimpleheimer
1(0.3%)
Short Fiction Eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Vol 4 ed. von Dimpleheimer
1(0.3%)
Short Fiction Eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Vol 5 ed. von Dimpleheimer
1(0.3%)
The battle of the Moy; or, How Ireland gained her independence 1892-1894 by Anonymous
1(0.3%)

Which of these 40 non-sf fiction books have you read?

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
14(9.1%)
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
8(5.2%)
Ulysses by James Joyce
12(7.8%)
The Wretched (Les Misérables) by Victor Hugo
7(4.5%)
The Redbreast by Jo Nesbo
4(2.6%)
The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal
2(1.3%)
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
3(1.9%)
Jar City by Arnaldur Indridason
2(1.3%)
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro
1(0.6%)
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
3(1.9%)
Islands In The Stream by Ernest Hemingway
4(2.6%)
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
1(0.6%)
The Egyptian by Mika Waltari
3(1.9%)
I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson
5(3.2%)
Dodger by Terry Pratchett
9(5.8%)
Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro
1(0.6%)
Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf
4(2.6%)
The seven-per-cent solution; being a reprint from the reminiscences of John H. Watson, M.D by Nicholas Meyer
8(5.2%)
Across the River and into the Trees by Ernest Hemingway
4(2.6%)
Mating by Norman Rush
2(1.3%)
An Infamous Army by Georgette Heyer
11(7.1%)
History by Elsa Morante
2(1.3%)
Sharpe's Waterloo: The Waterloo Campaign, 15-18 June, 1815 by Bernard Cornwell
6(3.9%)
Sleepyhead by Mark Billingham
4(2.6%)
The Sorrows of an American by Siri Hustvedt
1(0.6%)
The Summer Before the Dark by Doris May Lessing
2(1.3%)
The Land of Green Plums by Herta Muller
2(1.3%)
The Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Guanzhong Luo
1(0.6%)
The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson
3(1.9%)
Scales of Gold by Dorothy Dunnett
3(1.9%)
Girls in Love by Jacqueline Wilson
3(1.9%)
Divorcing Jack by [Colin] Bateman
3(1.9%)
Wages of Sin by Andrew M. Greeley
2(1.3%)
The Twenty Two Letters by Clive King
5(3.2%)
The Oxford Book of Christmas Stories ed. Dennis Pepper
2(1.3%)
Kai Lung Beneath the Mulberry-Tree by Ernest Bramah
2(1.3%)
Babes in the Darkling Wood by H.G. Wells
1(0.6%)
The Invention of Happiness by Brian W. Aldiss
1(0.6%)
Waiting For Elizabeth: Love and Hate in Tudor Ireland by Joan Rosier-Jones
1(0.6%)
The Tragedy of the Goats by Francis Hamit
2(1.3%)

Which of these 47 non-fiction books have you read?

The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition by Anne Frank
20(19.0%)
The Battle for Gaul by Julius Caesar
7(6.7%)
The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon
1(1.0%)
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
4(3.8%)
Tree and Leaf by J R R Tolkien
12(11.4%)
The King's Speech by Mark Logue
3(2.9%)
When I Was a Child I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson
1(1.0%)
Family Britain, 1951-1957 by David Kynaston
1(1.0%)
The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft by Claire Tomalin
2(1.9%)
Anne Frank by Francine Prose
2(1.9%)
A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-fiction by Terry Pratchett
5(4.8%)
Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien's World by Verlyn Flieger
1(1.0%)
Sculptor's Daughter: A Childhood Memoir by Tove Jansson
3(2.9%)
The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career by Reid Hoffman
1(1.0%)
Oak: The Frame of Civilization by WB Logan
1(1.0%)
A Question of Time: J.R.R. Tolkien's Road to "Faerie" by Verlyn Flieger
1(1.0%)
Write It Right: A Little Blacklist of Literary Faults by Ambrose Bierce
2(1.9%)
1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear by James Shapiro
2(1.9%)
Selected Essays by Virginia Woolf
2(1.9%)
The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo by Brendan Simms
2(1.9%)
The Prisoner by Dave Rogers
1(1.0%)
Getting the Buggers to Behave by Sue Cowley
2(1.9%)
The Story of Kullervo by J. R. R. Tolkien
2(1.9%)
The Ancient Languages of Europe by Roger D. Woodard
1(1.0%)
A Visitor's Companion to Tudor England by Suzannah Lipscomb
1(1.0%)
Bits of Me are Falling Apart: Dark Thoughts from the Middle Years by William Leith
1(1.0%)
Self Portrait: My Journey as an Actress, Wife and Mother in the Swinging Sixties by Anneke Wills
1(1.0%)
Space Helmet for a Cow: The Mad, True Story of Doctor Who (1963-1989) by Paul Kirkley
1(1.0%)
Naked: Tragedies, Comedies and Discoveries. The Journey Continues... by Anneke Wills
1(1.0%)
Letters to Tiptree by Alisa Krasnostein
1(1.0%)
Companion Piece: Women Celebrate the Humans, Aliens and Tin Dogs of Doctor Who by Nina Allan
1(1.0%)
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 6: Peter Davison and Colin Baker by Philip Sandifer
2(1.9%)
Een geschiedenis van België voor intelligente kinderen (en hun ouders) by Geert van Istendael
1(1.0%)
Wisdom From My Internet by Michael Z. Williamson
3(2.9%)
Here's One I Wrote Earlier: My Autobiography by Peter Purves
1(1.0%)
Doctor Who and the Communist: Malcolm Hulke and his career in television by Michael Herbert
1(1.0%)
A Star Chamber Court in Ireland: The Court of Castle Chamber, 1571-1641 by Jon G. Crawford
1(1.0%)
Rave and Let Die: The SF and Fantasy of 2014, by Adam Roberts
1(1.0%)
The Charm of Belgium by Brian Lunn
1(1.0%)
Circes Cup by Clare Carroll
1(1.0%)
Martial Power and Elizabethan Political Culture: Military Men in England and Ireland, 1558-1594 by Rory Rapple
1(1.0%)
Resolving the Cyprus Conflict: Negotiating History by Michalis Stavrou Michael
1(1.0%)
Building Confidence in Peace: Public Opinion and the Cyprus Peace Process by Nathalie Tocci
1(1.0%)
Who's Next? by Derrick Sherwin
1(1.0%)
Turner's Taoisigh by Martyn Turner
1(1.0%)
The Flag Dispute: Anatomy of a Protest by Paul Nolan et al
1(1.0%)
Shan Mohangi: 95 Harcourt Street by Kevin Higgins
1(1.0%)

Which of these 45 Doctor Who fiction books have you read?

Lethbridge-Stewart: The Forgotten Son by Andy Frankham-Allen [Brigadier]
1(1.0%)
Doctor Who and the Vortex Crystal (A Solo-Play Adventure Game) by William H. Keith, Jr. [4, Sarah, Harry]
1(1.0%)
Doctor Who: The Drosten's Curse by A. L. Kennedy [4]
3(3.0%)
Doctor Who: City of Death by Douglas Adams and James Goss [4, Romana]
2(2.0%)
The Ultimate Treasure by Christopher Bulis [5, Peri, Kamelion]
1(1.0%)
Warmonger by Terrance Dicks [5, Peri]
1(1.0%)
Erimem: The Last Pharaoh by Iain McLaughlin [Erimem]
1(1.0%)
Doctor Who and the Rebel's Gamble (A Solo-Play Adventure Game) by William H. Keith, Jr. [6, Peri]
1(1.0%)
Grave Matter by Justin Richards [6, Peri]
2(2.0%)
Burning Heart by Dave Stone [6, Peri]
2(2.0%)
Synthespians™ by Craig Hinton [6, Peri]
2(2.0%)
Palace of the Red Sun by Christopher Bulis [6, Peri]
2(2.0%)
Killing Ground by Steve Lyons [6, Grant]
3(3.0%)
Mission: Impractical by David A. McIntee [6, Frobisher]
1(1.0%)
The Shadow in the Glass by Justin Richards [6, Brigadier]
3(3.0%)
Business Unusual by Gary Russell [6, Mel, Brigadier]
3(3.0%)
The Quantum Archangel by Craig Hinton [6, Mel]
2(2.0%)
Instruments of Darkness by Gary Russell [6, Mel, Evelyn]
1(1.0%)
Oh No It Isn't! by Paul Cornell [Benny]
2(2.0%)
Dragons' Wrath by Justin Richards [Benny]
2(2.0%)
Beyond the Sun by Matthew Jones [Benny]
2(2.0%)
Ship of Fools by Dave Stone [Benny]
3(3.0%)
Down by Lawrence Miles [Benny]
3(3.0%)
Deadfall by Gary Russell [Benny]
2(2.0%)
Ghost Devices by Simon Bucher-Jones [Benny]
1(1.0%)
Mean Streets by Terrance Dicks [Benny]
1(1.0%)
Tempest by Christopher Bulis [Benny]
1(1.0%)
Walking to Babylon by Kate Orman [Benny]
2(2.0%)
Oblivion by Dave Stone [Benny, Chris, Ros]
4(4.0%)
The Medusa Effect by Justin Richards [Benny]
4(4.0%)
The Domino Effect by David Bishop [8, Fitz, Anji, Trix]
3(3.0%)
Reckless Engineering by Nick Walters [8, Fitz, Anji]
3(3.0%)
The Last Resort by Paul Leonard [8, Fitz, Anji, Trix]
3(3.0%)
Timeless by Steve Cole [8, Fitz, Anji, Trix]
3(3.0%)
Emotional Chemistry by Simon A. Forward [8, Fitz, Trix]
3(3.0%)
Sometime Never... by Justin Richards [8, Fitz, Trix, Miranda]
3(3.0%)
Halflife by Mark Michalowski [8, Fitz, Trix]
4(4.0%)
The Tomorrow Windows by Jonathan Morris [8, Fitz, Trix]
3(3.0%)
The Sleep of Reason by Martin Day [8, Fitz, Trix]
3(3.0%)
The Deadstone Memorial by Trevor Baxendale [8, Fitz, Trix]
3(3.0%)
To the Slaughter by Steve Cole [8, Fitz, Trix]
3(3.0%)
The Gallifrey Chronicles by Lance Parkin [8, Fitz, Trix, Anji, K9, Miranda]
3(3.0%)
The Official Doctor Who Annual 2015 by BBC [12, Clara]
2(2.0%)
Doctor Who: Deep Time by Trevor Baxendale [12, Clara]
1(1.0%)
Doctor Who: Big Bang Generation by Gary Russell [12, Benny]
1(1.0%)

Which of these 19 comics have you read?

Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama by Alison Bechdel
6(8.1%)
Hark, A Vagrant! by Kate Beaton
9(12.2%)
Saga Volume 3 by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples
7(9.5%)
Saga Volume 4 by Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples
6(8.1%)
It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken by Seth
2(2.7%)
Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
13(17.6%)
Sex Criminals Volume 1 by Matt Fraction
7(9.5%)
Rat Queens Volume 1: Sass & Sorcery by Kurtis J. Wiebe
5(6.8%)
The Sculptor by Scott McCloud
2(2.7%)
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage, by Sydney Padua
6(8.1%)
An Age Of License by Lucy Knisley
1(1.4%)
Bételgeuse, Tome 2 : Les survivants by Léo
1(1.4%)
Sally Heathcote: Suffragette by Mary Talbot
1(1.4%)
Suske (Amoras (1)) by Willy Vandersteen
1(1.4%)
Jerusalem (Amoras (02)) by Willy Vandersteen
1(1.4%)
With The Light: Vol 8: Raising an Autistic Child by Keiko Tobe
1(1.4%)
Doctor Who: The Blood of Azrael by Scott Gray
3(4.1%)
Boerke bijbel by Pieter De Poortere
1(1.4%)
De tweede kus by Conz
1(1.4%)

Finally, have you read this poetry collection?

The Whole & Rain-domed Universe by Colette Bryce (2014)
1(100.0%)

Or have you read none of the above?

This.
0(0.0%)

Comments

( 9 comments — Leave a comment )
melydia
Dec. 31st, 2015 10:44 pm (UTC)
Wow, so many books I've never heard of by authors I've read and loved! Definitely adding to the wishlist. Thanks and happy new year! :)
Heather McCrillis
Jan. 1st, 2016 06:13 am (UTC)
Yes! I actually read something on this list! I'm with the smart people!

... Ok, it was Kate Beaton's comics. (Have you considered adding more books about ice hockey in 2016?)
nwhyte
Jan. 1st, 2016 08:51 am (UTC)
I'm leaving that to my niece!
Heather McCrillis
Jan. 2nd, 2016 03:24 am (UTC)
Good work. :)
bibliofile
Jan. 7th, 2016 11:22 am (UTC)
You know that Beaton had a new one out in 2015, don't you? Step over, pops!
surliminal
Jan. 2nd, 2016 07:28 pm (UTC)
I think I said it last time but Matn g is genuinely one of the worst books I have ever finished.
nwhyte
Jan. 2nd, 2016 08:57 pm (UTC)
Matn g ???
nwhyte
Jan. 2nd, 2016 08:58 pm (UTC)
Ah, Mating! Yes, pretty dire.
Heather McCrillis
Jan. 7th, 2016 07:11 pm (UTC)
It was so bad, the "I" wanted nothing to do with it.
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