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My books of 2017, including a poll

I read 238 books this year, more than last year and about the same as in 2013 and 2007, otherwise lower than usual (full numbers: 212 in 2016, 290 in 2015, 291 in 2014, 237 in 2013, 259 in 2012, 301 in 2011, 278 in 2010, 342 in 2009, 374 in 2008, 235 in 2007, 207 in 2006, 137 in 2005). Running the Hugos has that kind of effect. March, when nominations closed, was a particularly slow month with only 5. I did manage 29 in May, and 27 in January, June and July. (I've also padded the total a bit by expanding three trilogies, each of which I read in a single volume but have counted here as three books.)

Page count for the year: 60,500 - slightly surprised to see another historic low (62,300 in 2016; 80,100 in 2015; 97,100 in 2014; 67,000 in 2013; 77,800 in 2012; 88,200 in 2011)
Books by women in 2017: 64/238, 27% - slight decrease from high of last two years (65 [31%] in 2016, 86 [30%] in 2015, 81 [28%] in 2014, 71 [30%] in 2013, 65 [25%] in 2012, 22% in 2011, 23% in 2010, 20% in 2009, 12% in 2008)
Books by PoC in 2017: 17/238, 7% - same percentage as last two years (14 [7%] in 2016, 20 [7%] in 2015, 11 [5%] in 2014, 12 [5%] in 2013, 5% in 2011, 9% in 2010, 5% in 2009, 2% in 2008)

Most books by a single author: Colin Brake and Leo, both with 5 (previous winners: Christopher Marlowe in 2016, Justin Richards in 2015 and 2014, Agatha Christie in 2013, Jonathan Gash in 2012, Arthur Conan Doyle in 2011, Ian Rankin in 2010, William Shakespeare in 2009 and 2008, Terrance Dicks in 2007, Ian Marter in 2006, Charles Stross in 2005).

Non-fiction

 2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009
57 37 47 48 46 53 69 66 88
24% 17% 16% 16% 19% 20% 23% 24% 26%
This is my highest non-fiction total since 2011, and my highest percentage for non-fiction since I started tallying categories separately in 2009. I think this was partly birthday presents, which were biased towards non-fiction; partly that non-fiction books have been moving to the top of my various piles; and partly a genuine shift ion my own reading tastes.

Best non-fiction read in 2017: Common People: The History of an English Family, by Alison Light (review) - lovely micro-history of four lines of ancestry in the recent history of England.

Runner-up: Thinking Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman (review)- great insight into how we think the way we do, and why we are wrong in what we think about it.

The one you might not heard of, if you're not in the Dublin or Brussels bubbles: Brexit and Ireland: The Dangers, the Opportunities, and the Inside Story of the Irish Response, by Tony Connelly (review) - essential reading on both the behind the scenes diplomacy and the stakes for the country most affected by Brexit.

Welcome reread: In Xanadu (review)

The one to skip: 1434: The Year a Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance, by Gavin Menzies (review) - such a bad rewriting of history that I wondered what its purpose really was.

Non-sfnal fiction

 2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009
26 28 42 41 44 48 48 50 57
11% 13% 14% 14% 19% 19% 16% 18% 18%
The opposite here with a historic low for non-sf fiction reading, mainly I think because I have read almost all all the well-known books of that kind on my shelves, which are still heaving with unread sf and non-fiction.

Best non-sff fiction read in 2016: A Suitable Boy, by Vikram Seth (review) - brilliant huge story of India just after independence.

Runner-up: Children are Civilians Too, by Heinrich Böll (review) - gripping short stories from Germany of about the same period.

The one you might not heard of: Five Go On A Strategy Away Day, by Bruno Vincent (review) - quite a funny parody of the grownup Famous Five in competition with the Secret Seven.

Welcome reread: Robinson Crusoe (review).

The one to skip: The Angel Maker, by Stefan Brijs (review) - really horrible story set on the Belgian frontier with Germany.

Non-Whovian sff

 2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009
68 80 130 124 65 62 78 73 78
29% 38% 45% 43% 27% 24% 26% 26% 23%
Back to the levels of pre-2014. (I was a Clarke Award judge in 2014-15, and then deliberately cast my sf reading net wider in 2016 as part of the anti-Puppy campaign.)

Best non-Who sff read in 2016: All The Birds In The Sky, by Charlie Jane Anders (review with other Hugo novels) - by a long way my top choice for the Hugos, a magical contemporary Bildungsroman.

Runner-up: The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead (review with other non-Hugo novels)) - fascinating steampunk alternate history of slavery in America.

The one you might not heard of: The Deepest Sea, by Charles Barnitz (review) - much better than usual Celtic fantasy, marred however by a dodgy map.

Welcome rereads: The Illustrated Man (review), The Colour of Magic (review), Dune (review).

The one to skip: The Red Leaguers, by Shan F. Bullock (review) - Irish war of independence in 1904 goes wrong, flawed and unpleasant protagonist.

Doctor Who (and spinoff) fiction

 2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009
51 39 43 59 72 75 80 71 70
21% 18% 15% 20% 30% 29% 27% 26% 19%
Picking up a bit from the dip of the last couple of years. Problem is, I've now read almost all of the main series of Doctor Who books, and what remains is dribs and drabs.

Best Who book read in 2016: The Pirate Planet, by Douglas Adams and James Goss (review) - Goss has ironed off the corners and made this a much smoother story, as usual a delight to read, and also includes bonus material on how Adams developed the plot.

Runner-up: Rip Tide, by Louise Cooper (review) - one of the good Telos novellas, taking the Eighth Doctor to a seaside resort to investigate mysterious goings on.

Worth flagging up for Whovians: Based On The Popular TV Serial, by Paul Smith (review) - a guide to the Target novelisations.

The ones you won't have heard of: The three novels based on short-lived spin-off Class (review), by Guy Adams, A.K. Benedict and especially (again) James Goss.

Comics

 2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009
29 27 18 19 30 21 27 18 28
12% 13% 6% 7% 13% 8% 9% 6% 8%
Much the same as last year, or indeed 2013.

Best graphic story read in 2016: Antarès, by Leo - excellent futuristic yarn. I read it in the original French but it has been translated into English (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Runner-up: The Vision vol 1: Little Worse Than A Man, by Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta (review)- I (somewhat reluctantly) really liked this story of an inhuman family trying to fit in.

Welcome reread: Watchmen (review).

The one you won't have heard of: Re-#AnimateEurope: International Comics Competition 2017, ed. Hans H.Stein, by Jordana Globerman, Stefan "Schlorian" Haller, Štepánka Jislová, Noëlle Kröger, Magdalena Kaszuba, Davide Pascutti and Paul Rietzl (review) - nicely applying the medium of the graphic novel to the problems of Europe today.

Plays

There were only five of these. The only one I'd really really like to see on the stage, having seen the film that was based on it, is Cavalcade, by Noël Coward (review including also the Oscar-winning film).

Poetry

Just two. Catullus is better than Roald Dahl.

I wondered whether to put the Argonautica here, but on reflection, Valerius Flaccus here is telling an sf story more than trying to fit ideas into a particular verse form; so both translations are tallied separately under SF above (review).

Now your turn. How much has your reading overlapped with mine this year? People with Facebook, Twitter, Dreamwidth and maybe even Google accounts should also be able to participate. The books are listed in order of LibraryThing popularity, apart from the last category.

Poll #2076666 2017 books

Which of these 68 SF books have you read?

Dune, by Frank Herbert
22(6.3%)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
21(6.0%)
The Colour Of Magic, by Terry Pratchett
17(4.9%)
The Illustrated Man, by Ray Bradbury
18(5.2%)
The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead
5(1.4%)
The Past Through Tomorrow, by Robert A. Heinlein
12(3.4%)
Annihilation, by Jeff VanderMeer
3(0.9%)
The Famished Road, by Ben Okri
1(0.3%)
The Voyage of the Argo: The Argonautica of Gaius Valerius Flaccus, translated by David R. Slavitt
1(0.3%)
Broken Homes, by Ben Aaronovitch
14(4.0%)
Authority, by Jeff VanderMeer
1(0.3%)
All The Birds In The Sky, by Charlie Jane Anders
10(2.9%)
Acceptance, by Jeff VenderMeer
1(0.3%)
The Humans, by Matt Haig
1(0.3%)
Every Heart A Doorway, by Seanan McGuire
10(2.9%)
Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid
2(0.6%)
Lavondyss, by Robert Holdstock
6(1.7%)
The Dancers at the End of Time, by Michael Moorcock (not finished)
9(2.6%)
The Obelisk Gate, by N.K. Jemisin
9(2.6%)
The Fall of Arthur, by J.R.R. Tolkien
1(0.3%)
Synners, by Pat Cadigan
7(2.0%)
The Power, by Naomi Alderman
3(0.9%)
The Rapture of the Nerds, by Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross
4(1.1%)
Warriors, ed. George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
2(0.6%)
De piraten van de Zilveren Kattenklauw, by "Geronimo Stilton" [Elisabetta Dami]
1(0.3%)
This Census-Taker, by China Miéville
5(1.4%)
Too Like the Lightning, by Ada Palmer
7(2.0%)
The Knight of the Swords, by Michael Moorcock
4(1.1%)
Death's End, by Cixin Liu
5(1.4%)
The Palace of Dreams, by Ismail Kadare
2(0.6%)
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen, by Lois McMaster Bujold
11(3.2%)
A Closed and Common Orbit, by Becky Chambers
10(2.9%)
Ninefox Gambit, by Yoon Ha Lee
9(2.6%)
The Stormcaller, by Tom Lloyd
1(0.3%)
Thorns, by Robert Silverberg
5(1.4%)
Brave New Worlds, ed. John Joseph Adams
1(0.3%)
The Winter Long, by Seanan McGuire
5(1.4%)
The Queen of the Swords, by Michael Moorcock
4(1.1%)
The Wild Robot, by Peter Brown
1(0.3%)
The King of the Swords, by Michael Moorcock
4(1.1%)
The Ballad of Black Tom, by Victor LaValle
3(0.9%)
The Last Castle, by Jack Vance
6(1.7%)
The Dream Quest of Vellitt Boe, by Kij Johnson
5(1.4%)
Everfair, by Nisi Shawl
2(0.6%)
A Woman of the Iron People, by Eleanor Arnason
5(1.4%)
Penric and the Shaman, by Lois McMaster Bujold
10(2.9%)
Penric's Mission, by Lois McMaster Bujold
9(2.6%)
A Taste of Honey, by Kai Ashante Wilson
5(1.4%)
The Jewel and her Lapidary, by Fran Wilde
5(1.4%)
Argonautica by Valerius Flaccus, translated by J.R. Mozley
1(0.3%)
Europe in Winter, by Dave Hutchinson
4(1.1%)
Everything Belongs to the Future, by Laurie Penny
2(0.6%)
The Raven and the Reindeer, by T. Kingfisher [Ursula Vernon]
1(0.3%)
Occupy Me, by Tricia Sullivan
2(0.6%)
The Deepest Sea, by Charles Barnitz
1(0.3%)
A Fall of Stardust, by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess
6(1.7%)
"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman', by Harlan Ellison
10(2.9%)
Sultana's Dream, by Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
2(0.6%)
Daughter of Eden, by Chris Beckett
2(0.6%)
Azanian Bridges, by Nick Wood
2(0.6%)
The Arrival of Missives, by Aliya Whiteley
3(0.9%)
The Moon Stallion, by Brian Hayles
1(0.3%)
HWJN, by Ibraheem Abbas
1(0.3%)
Alien Stripper Boned From Behind By The T-Rex, by Stix Hiscock
2(0.6%)
An Equation of Almost Infinite Complexity, by J. Mulrooney
1(0.3%)
The Fell Walker's Guide To Eternity, by Andy Carling
1(0.3%)
Pounded In The Butt By My Second Hugo Award Nomination, by Chuck Tingle
1(0.3%)
The Red Leaguers, by Shan F. Bullock
1(0.3%)

Which of these 26 non-sf fiction books have you read?

The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
6(6.5%)
Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe
19(20.4%)
All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Maria Remarque
14(15.1%)
A Suitable Boy, by Vikram Seth
8(8.6%)
Lives of Girls and Women, by Alice Munro
2(2.2%)
Mutiny on the Bounty, by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall
6(6.5%)
The Angel Maker, by Stefan Brijs
1(1.1%)
Wolf in White Van, by John Darnielle
2(2.2%)
The Parrot's Theorem, by Denis Guedj
1(1.1%)
Caprice and Rondo, by Dorothy Dunnett
5(5.4%)
To Lie with Lions, by Dorothy Dunnett
5(5.4%)
Grand Hotel, by Vicki Baum
1(1.1%)
A Man of Parts, by David Lodge
4(4.3%)
Cimarron, by Edna Ferber
1(1.1%)
The Habit of Loving, by Doris Lessing
3(3.2%)
Pitcairn's Island, by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall
1(1.1%)
Men Against the Sea, by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall
2(2.2%)
The Lies of Fair Ladies, by Jonathan Gash
1(1.1%)
Dear Old Dead, by Jane Haddam
2(2.2%)
Children are Civilians Too, by Heinrich Böll
1(1.1%)
Five on Brexit Island, by Bruno Vincent
2(2.2%)
See How Much I Love You, by Luis Leante
1(1.1%)
Five Go On A Strategy Away Day, by Bruno Vincent
2(2.2%)
Every Step You Take, by Maureen O'Brien
1(1.1%)
The Double Deckers, by Glyn Jones
1(1.1%)
A Motif of Seasons, by Edward Glover
1(1.1%)

Which of these 57 non-fiction books have you read?

The Innocent Man, by John Grisham
2(2.1%)
Thinking Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman
3(3.1%)
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humanity, by Yuval Noah Harari
3(3.1%)
The World Of Yesterday, by Stefan Zweig
1(1.0%)
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, by Erving Goffman
2(2.1%)
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, by Nicholas Ostler
4(4.1%)
The Intimate Adventures Of A London Call Girl, by Belle de Jour
1(1.0%)
You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost), by Felicia Day
5(5.2%)
Virginia Woolf, by Hermione Lee
1(1.0%)
The Etymologicon, by Mark Forsyth
3(3.1%)
The View from the Cheap Seats, by Neil Gaiman
5(5.2%)
In Xanadu, by William Dalrymple
1(1.0%)
The Princess Diarist, by Carrie Fisher
6(6.2%)
The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World, by David W. Anthony
2(2.1%)
1434: The Year a Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance, by Gavin Menzies
1(1.0%)
Austerity Britain, 1945-1951, by David Kynaston
3(3.1%)
New Europe, by Michael Palin
1(1.0%)
QI: The Book of the Dead, by John Lloyd and John Mitchinson
1(1.0%)
The Broken Road, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
2(2.1%)
1688: A Global History, by John E. Wills
2(2.1%)
Isaiah Berlin, by Michael Ignatieff
1(1.0%)
The Life of the Bee, by Maurice Maeterlinck
1(1.0%)
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure, by Artemis Cooper
2(2.1%)
The Story of English in 100 Words, by David Crystal
3(3.1%)
The Geek Feminist Revolution, by Kameron Hurley
3(3.1%)
The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses, by Kevin Birmingham
1(1.0%)
Peoplewatching, by Desmond Morris
3(3.1%)
Europe In The Sixteenth Century, by H. G. Koenigsberger and George L. Mosse
1(1.0%)
Great Again: How to Fix Our Crippled America, by Donald J. Trump
1(1.0%)
Words are My Matter, by Ursula K. Le Guin
3(3.1%)
Common People: The History of an English Family, by Alison Light
1(1.0%)
Alexander the Corrector: The Tormented Genius Whose Cruden's Concordance Unwrote the Bible, by Julia Keay
1(1.0%)
Walking the Woods and the Water, by Nick Hunt
2(2.1%)
The Other Islam, by Stephen Schwartz
1(1.0%)
The Case for Impeachment, by Allan J. Lichtman
1(1.0%)
Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution, ed. Margarette Lincoln
1(1.0%)
Traveler of Worlds: Conversations with Robert Silverberg, by Robert Silverberg and Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
2(2.1%)
Katherine Howard: The Tragic Story of Henry VIII's Fifth Queen, by Josephine Wilkinson
1(1.0%)
Zola and His Time, by Matthew Josephson
1(1.0%)
Belgian Solutions 1, by David Helbich
1(1.0%)
Running Through Corridors 2: Rob and Toby's Marathon Watch of Doctor Who, the 70s, by Toby Hadoke and Robert Shearman
1(1.0%)
Space Helmet for a Cow, vol 2, by Paul Kirkley
1(1.0%)
Broederschap: Pleidooi voor verbondenheid / Fraternité: Retisser nos liens, by Frans Timmermans
1(1.0%)
Brexit and Ireland: The Dangers, the Opportunities, and the Inside Story of the Irish Response, by Tony Connelly
1(1.0%)
THEN: Science Fiction Fandom in the U.K., 1930-1980, by Rob Hansen
1(1.0%)
A History of the Future: Prophets of Progress from H.G. Wells to Isaac Asimov, by Peter J. Bowler
1(1.0%)
Guided by the Beauty of Their Weapons: Notes on Science Fiction and Culture in the Year of Angry Dogs, by Philip Sandifer
1(1.0%)
What Made Now In Northern Ireland, ed. Maurna Crozier
1(1.0%)
A Crocodile in the Fernery: An A-Z of Animals in the Garden, by Twigs Way
1(1.0%)
A Short Guide to Irish Science Fiction, by Jack Fennell
1(1.0%)
William Cecil, Ireland and the Tudor State, by Christopher Maginn
1(1.0%)
Based On The Popular TV Serial, by Paul Smith
1(1.0%)
Descartes' Clock, by Gary Powell
1(1.0%)
Memoir of the Queen of Etruria, Written by Herself / an Authentic Narrative of the Seizure and Removal of Pope Pius VII, with Genuine Memoirs of His Journey Written by One of His Attendants
1(1.0%)
An Assessment of the Economic Impact of Brexit on the EU27, by Michael Emerson, Matthias Busse, Mattia Di Salvo, Daniel Gros, and Jacques Pelkmans
1(1.0%)
Washington, D.C.’s Vanishing Springs and Waterways, by Garnett P. Williams
1(1.0%)
Democracy and its Deficits: The path towards becoming European-style democracies in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, by Ghia Nodia with Denis Cenușă and Mikhail Minakov
1(1.0%)

Which of these 29 comics/graphic novels have you read?

Watchmen, by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
16(20.3%)
V for Vendetta, by Alan Moore and David Lloyd
10(12.7%)
Monstress Volume 1: Awakening, by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda
6(7.6%)
Saga, vol 6, by Fiona Staples and Brian K. Vaughan
6(7.6%)
Black Panther Vol. 1: A Nation Under Our Feet, by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze
6(7.6%)
Ms. Marvel Volume 5: Super Famous, by G. Willow Wilson and Takeshi Miyazawa
5(6.3%)
The Vision vol 1: Little Worse Than A Man, by Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta
3(3.8%)
Marzi: A memoir, by Marzena Sowa
1(1.3%)
The Autumnlands, Vol. 1: Tooth and Claw, by Kurt Busiek and Benjamin Dewey
2(2.5%)
Butterscotch, by Milo Manara
1(1.3%)
Moomin vol. 7, by Lars Jansson
4(5.1%)
Antarès, Épisode 2, by Leo
2(2.5%)
Antarès, Épisode 3, by Leo
1(1.3%)
Antarès, Épisode 4, by Leo
1(1.3%)
Antarès, Épisode 5, by Leo
1(1.3%)
Antarès, Épisode 6, by Leo
1(1.3%)
It's Dark In London, ed. Oscar Zarate
1(1.3%)
Jeremiah: Een Geweer in het Water (original title Le Fusil dans l'eau, English translation Gun in the Water), by Hermann
1(1.3%)
Professor Bell 1: De Mexicaan met twee hoofden (original title Le mexicain à deux têtes), by Joann Sfar
1(1.3%)
Professor Bell 2: De Poppen van Jerusalem (original title Les poupées de Jérusalem), by Joann Sfar
1(1.3%)
Aliénor: La Légende Noire, vol 1, by Arnaud Delalande and Simona Mogavino, art by Carlos Gomez
1(1.3%)
Aliénor: La Légende Noire, vol 2, by Arnaud Delalande and Simona Mogavino, art by Carlos Gomez
1(1.3%)
Aliénor: La Légende Noire, vol 3, by Arnaud Delalande and Simona Mogavino, art by Carlos Gomez
1(1.3%)
Aliénor: La Légende Noire, vol 4, by Arnaud Delalande and Simona Mogavino, art by Carlos Gomez
1(1.3%)
Golden Dawn v. 1: Het genootschap van Socrates, by Yves Leclercq and Stéphanie Heurteau
1(1.3%)
My Daily Life Comics, by Renée Rienties
1(1.3%)
Lars (Anders vol 1), by Kristof Spaey and Bart Vaessens
1(1.3%)
Onthuld (Anders vol 2), by Kristof Spaey and Bart Vaessens
1(1.3%)
Re-#AnimateEurope: International Comics Competition 2017, ed. Hans H.Stein, by Jordana Globerman, Stefan "Schlorian" Haller, Štepánka Jislová, Noëlle Kröger, Magdalena Kaszuba, Davide Pascutti and Paul Rietzl
1(1.3%)

Which of these five plays have you read or seen?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by J. K. Rowling
4(36.4%)
The Blue Bird, by Maurice Maeterlinck
1(9.1%)
Pelléas and Mélisande, by Maurice Maeterlinck
2(18.2%)
Cavalcade, by Noël Coward
3(27.3%)
Press Cuttings, by George Bernard Shaw
1(9.1%)

Which of these two poetry collections have you read?

Rhyme Stew, by Roald Dahl
5(83.3%)
From Bed to Bed, by Catullus, trans. James Michie
1(16.7%)

And finally, which of these 51 Doctor Who books (here in continuity order) have you read?

The Pirate Planet, by Douglas Adams and James Goss (4)
2(2.5%)
Rip Tide, by Louise Cooper (8)
3(3.8%)
The Eye of the Tyger, by Paul McAuley (8)
2(2.5%)
Fear Itself, by Nick Wallace (8)
3(3.8%)
The Cabinet of Light, by Daniel O'Mahony (?)
2(2.5%)
The Dalek Factor, by Simon Clark (?)
2(2.5%)
Decide Your Destiny: The Spaceship Graveyard, by Colin Brake (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: Alien Arena, by Richard Dungworth (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: The Time Crocodile, by Colin Brake (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: The Corinthian Project, by Davey Moore (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: The Crystal Snare, by Richard Dungworth (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: War of the Robots, by Trevor Baxendale (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: Dark Planet, by Davey Moore (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: The Haunted Wagon Train, by Colin Brake (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: Lost Luggage, by Colin Brake (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: Second Skin, by Richard Dungworth (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: The Dragon King, by Trevor Baxendale (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: The Horror of Howling Hill, by Jonathan Green (10)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: The Coldest War, by Colin Brake (11)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: Claws of the Macra, by Trevor Baxendale (11)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: Judoon Monsoon, by Oli Smith (11)
1(1.3%)
Decide Your Destiny: Empire of the Wolf, by Neil Corry (11)
1(1.3%)
The Shining Man, by Cavan Scott (12)
2(2.5%)
Diamond Dogs, by Mike Tucker (12)
3(3.8%)
Plague City, by Jonathan Morris (12)
2(2.5%)
Doctor Who: The American Adventures, by Justin Richards (12)
1(1.3%)
Short Trips: Farewells, ed. Jacqueline Rayner (1-8)
2(2.5%)
Short Trips: Time Signature, ed. Simon Guerrier (1-8)
2(2.5%)
Short Trips: Snapshots, ed. Joseph Lidster (1-8)
1(1.3%)
Short Trips: Ghosts of Christmas, ed. Cavan Scott and Mark Wright (1-8)
2(2.5%)
Short Trips: The Quality of Leadership, ed. Keith R.A. DeCandido (1-8)
1(1.3%)
Short Trips: Defining Patterns, ed. Ian Farrington (1-8)
1(1.3%)
Short Trips: Transmissions, ed. Richard Salter (1-8)
1(1.3%)
Short Trips: How The Doctor Changed My Life, ed. Simon Guerrier (1-8)
1(1.3%)
Short Trips: Christmas Around the World, by Xanna Eve Chown (1-8)
2(2.5%)
Short Trips: Indefinable Magic, ed. Neil Corry (1-8)
1(1.3%)
Short Trips: Re:Collections, ed. Xanna Eve Chown (1-8)
2(2.5%)
The Dead Men Diaries, ed. Paul Cornell (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
The Doomsday Manuscript, by Justin Richards (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
The Gods of the Underworld, by Stephen Cole (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
The Squire's Crystal, by Jacqueline Rayner (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
The Infernal Nexus, by Dave Stone (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
The Glass Prison, by Jacqueline Rayner (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
A Life of Surprises, ed. Paul Cornell (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
Life During Wartime, ed. Paul Cornell (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
The Big Hunt, by Lance Parkin (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
A Life Worth Living, ed. Simon Guerrier (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
A Life in Pieces, by Dave Stone, Paul Sutton & Joseph Lidster (Bernice Summerfield)
2(2.5%)
Joyride, by Guy Adams (Class)
1(1.3%)
The Stone House, by A.K. Benedict (Class)
1(1.3%)
What She Does Next Will Astound You, by James Goss (Class)
1(1.3%)


(NB that I'm not doing an end-of-year poll of my unread books this year. The increasing desolation of Livejournal just makes it much less fun, and my current reading list system is delivering me plenty of quirky reading choices, which was the original goal.)

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coth
Dec. 31st, 2017 12:38 pm (UTC)
I envy you your reading time. The time I used to spend at home reading is now spent watching tv and films, and I don't get time I spend away from home to read any more.

You are continuing to catch up on books I read in my youth (Dunnett, Moorcock, Lessing) while I am well behind on the books of this century.

C'est la vie. I look forward to reading your reviews in 2018.
johnny9fingers
Jan. 1st, 2018 06:36 pm (UTC)
I almost clicked the Catullus collection though I don’t own it nor have as yet read it. But I have read (and own two editions of) the complete Catullus... in translation as well as the original late-Republican/Augustan Latin.
Odi et amo indeed.
BTW I only have about two thirds of my library catalogued on Library Thing; I sort of lost the will to continue. I update sporadically, but the number of new acquisitions outpaces the number catalogued.

Ath-bhlian faoí mhaise duit.
redfiona99
Jan. 2nd, 2018 06:47 pm (UTC)
3 is more than normal :)
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