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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #600 on: August 29, 2020, 06:55:39 AM »
53) The Salt Path - Raynor Winn. Fifty year old woman and her husband who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness become homeless and decide to walk (and wild camp) along England's 600+ mile South West Coastal path. It was a best-seller a couple of years ago, so I'm a bit late on this. Very good.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #601 on: August 30, 2020, 08:58:15 AM »
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58) Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter, Ben Goldfarb
59) All's Well: Where Thou Are Earth and Why, John Lefebvre
60) Sober Curious, Ruby Warrington
61) Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best & Worst, Robert Sapolsky
62) Circe, Madeleine Miller
63) Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers, Anne Lammott
64) The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas  (listened to 30/50 hrs of the audiobook and then it disappeared from my library circulation...)
65) Black Water: Family, Legacy and Blood Memory, David A.Robertson

recently finished 
67) The Glass Hotel, Emily St.John Mandel *interesting I suppose, but not half as good as Station Eleven!
68) Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness, Ingrid Fetell Lee *some delight in reading this, unsurprisingly

working on
69) American Dirt, Janine Cummins *bookclub
70) Aesop's Fables
71) Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in the Digital Age, Sherry Turkle
72) Modern Nature: The Journals of Derek Jarman, Derek Jarman

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #602 on: August 30, 2020, 08:58:50 AM »
53) The Salt Path - Raynor Winn. Fifty year old woman and her husband who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness become homeless and decide to walk (and wild camp) along England's 600+ mile South West Coastal path. It was a best-seller a couple of years ago, so I'm a bit late on this. Very good.

Ah yes, I read an article with her and it sounded quite compelling!

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #603 on: August 30, 2020, 06:41:49 PM »
1) Where Do I Begin by Elvis Duran
2) Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
3) The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
4) The Printed Letter Bookshop by Katherine Reay
5) Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule
6) When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
7) Do Over by Jon Acuff
8) Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
9) The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
10) The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moye
11) The Other Woman by Sandie Jones
12) Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman
13)The Villa in Italy by Elizabeth Edmondson
14) The 9 faces of HR by Kris Dunn
15) in a dark wood by Ruth Ware
16) Carry On, Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
17) Love, Warrior by Glennon Doyle
18) HR On Purpose by Steve Browne
19) Open Book by Jessica Simpson
20) The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
21) Unfu*k Yourself by Gary John Bishop
22) Happiness Is A Choice You Make by John Leland
23) The Light of The World by Elizabeth Alexander
24) Watching You by Lisa Jewell
25) Do Nothing by Celeste Headlee
26) Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy
27) Beach Read by Emily Henry
28) Finding Freedom by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand
29) The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
30) The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister
31) Until IT Fades by K.A Tucker
32) Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #604 on: August 31, 2020, 10:45:17 AM »
53. Curse of the Pogo Stick – Colin Cotterill
54. A Great Reckoning - Louise Penny
55. Neanderthal Seeks Human – Penny Reid
56. Septimus Heap, Book Seven: Fyre – Angie Sage

Earlier this year, the pandemic put me in such a funk I couldn’t pay attention long enough to read for fun.  Now I suspect I’m escape reading for much the same reason.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #605 on: August 31, 2020, 11:40:46 AM »
August Update:

55) The Last Flight by Julie Clark
56) The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
57) Know My Name by Chanel Miller
58) Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
59) The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
60) The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson


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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #606 on: August 31, 2020, 12:19:00 PM »

   1. The Long Road Back to Boston  by Phillip Fields Ph.D
   2. Fearvana  by Akshay Nanavati
   3. Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person Shonda Rhimes
   4. The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
   5. Black Echo by Michael Connelly
   6. Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly
   7. Angels Flight by Michael Connelly
   8. Gray Ghost by William G. Tapply
   9. City of Bones by Michael Connelly
   10. Echo Park by Michael Connelly
   11. Blue on Black by Michael Connelly
   12. Bloody Genius by John Sandford
   13. The Night Fire by Michael Connelly
   14. Patriots of the upcountry by William H.B Thomas
   15. The Crossing by Michael Connelly
   16. The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly
   17. Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly
   18. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
   19. Masked Prey by John Sandford
   20. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
   21. Advice Not Given -Mark Epstein
   22. A Guide to the Good Life - William B. Irvine
   23. Escape Clause - John Sandford

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #607 on: August 31, 2020, 08:04:02 PM »
1. The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay, finished 01/02/2020 (audio).
2. Golden Gate Gardening: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Food Gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area & Coastal California by Pamela Peirce, finished 01/10/2020. 
3. Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem, finished 01/11/2020.
4. Then She Was Gone, by Lisa Jewell, finished 01/13/2020.
5. Meridian, by Alice Walker, finished 01/26/2020.
6. Dawn, by Octavia Butler, finished 01/29/2020.
7. Women & Power: A Manifesto, by Mary Beard, finished 01/31/2020. 
8. Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, finished 02/14/2020.
9. The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, by Stuart Turton, finished 02/19/2020 (audio). 
10. There There, by Tommy Orange, finished 2/20/2020. 
11.  The Life You Can Save: How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty (Updated 10th Anniversary Edition), by Peter Singer, finished 2/27/2020 (audio). The book is available for free download here: https://www.thelifeyoucansave.org/the-book/
12. The Witches are Coming, by Lindy West, finished 3/7/2020 (audio). 
13. Everything Under, by Daisy Johnson, finished 3/8/2020.
14. This is How You Lose the Time War, by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, finished 3/9/2020 (audio).
15. Still Life, by Louise Penny, finished 3/15/2020.
16. The Dutch House, by Ann Patchett, finished 3/21/2020 (audio).
17. Slow Horses, by Mick Herron, finished 4/4/2020.
18. Adulthood Rites, by Octavia Butler, finished 4/18/20.
19. Imago, by Octavia Butler, finished 4/25/20.
20. The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion, finished 5/7/20.
21. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, by Ronan Farrow, finished 5/7/20 (audio).
22. In the Ring of Fire: A Pacific Basin Journey, by James D. Houston, finished 5/18/20.
23. Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo", by Zora Neale Hurston, finished 5/22/20 (audio).
24. Magic for Liars, by Sarah Gailey, finsihed 5/22/20.
25. The Answers, by Catherine Lacey, finished 5/31/20.
26. Circe, by Madeline Miller, finished 6/8/20.
27. The Remains of the Day, by Kazuo Ishiguro, finished 6/17/20.
28. A Room of One's Own, by Virginia Woolf, finished 6/19/20 (audio).
29. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson, finished 6/28/20 (audio).
30. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, finished 7/3/20 (audio). 
31. A Simple Favor, by Darcey Bell, finished 7/7/20 (audio).
32. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, by Masha Gessen, finished 7/8/20.
33. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, by Barack Obama, finished 7/16/20 (audio).
34. We Have Always Lived in the Castle, by Shirley Jackson, finished 7/25/20 (audio).
35. Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell, finished 7/29/20.
36. Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen, finished 8/15/20.
37. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, by Olga Tokarczuk, finished 8/22/20 (audio).
38. The Ten Thousand Doors of January, by Alix E. Harrow, finished 8/23/20.
39. Lost and Wanted, by Nell Freudenberger, finished 8/25/20.
40. The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin, finished 8/27/20 (audio).

41. A Fatal Grace, by Louise Penny, finished 8/31/20 (audio).  I thought a "cozy mystery" might be just what I needed to escape from the news cycle and pandemic life. Not bad, I do get caught up in them.  I'm not sure if I'd keep reading, but I have to find out what's happening with the Chief Inspector's career at the Surete, so I guess I might just have to read them all??

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #608 on: September 01, 2020, 07:48:35 AM »
  • The Great Hunt - Robert Jordan
  • Making It - Kelly Coyne, Erik Knutzen
  • 1984 - George Orwell
  • The Golden Compass - Philip Pullman
  • The Subtle Knife - Philip Pullman
  • The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman

Really found a genre/subject matter I enjoy overall with the Pullman books.  Started Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.

Don't think I'll hit anywhere near 50, but this is better than I did last year.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #609 on: September 01, 2020, 10:43:35 AM »
August Update:

55) The Last Flight by Julie Clark
56) The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
57) Know My Name by Chanel Miller
58) Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
59) The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
60) The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Hey Redhead84, how was Erik Larson's The Splendid and the Vile?  It is on my to-be-read list.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #610 on: September 01, 2020, 10:50:31 AM »
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30. All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank
31. The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
32. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn
33. Auggie and Me: Three Wonder Stories by R. J. Palacio
34. Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin
35. Sweeping Up the Heart by Kevin Henkes
36. The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
37. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

38. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #611 on: September 01, 2020, 01:23:56 PM »
(1) The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemison
(2) Faithful Place by Tana French
(3) The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
(4) Lessons from Lucy by Dave Barry
(5) The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
(6) Broken Harbor by Tana French
(7) If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home By Now by Christopher Ingraham
(8) The Wisdom Way of Knowing by Cynthia Bourgeault
(9) The Girl with all the Gifts by M. R. Carey
(10) Zealot by Reza Aslan
(11) The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins
(12) The Mind-Gut Connection by Emeran Meyer
(13) The Secret Place by Tana French
(14) The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines
(15) Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
(16) American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
(17) Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(18) Lagom (not too little, not too much): The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced, Happy Life by Niki Brantmark
(19) The Trespasser by Tana French
(20) The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
(21) Why We Can't Sleep by Ada Calhoun
(22) Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
(23) One Year to an Organized Life by Regina Leeds
(24) The End of October by Lawrence Wright
(25) The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
(26) The Nature Fix by Florence Wiliams
(27) The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
(28) This is How it Begins by Joan Dempsey
(29) Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
(30) China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan
(31) A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin
(32) Severance by Ling Ma
(33) Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
(34) Deep Work by Cal Newport
(35) A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
(36) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
(38) The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan
(39) Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
(40) On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
(41) Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

(42) Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
(43) Utopia by Thomas More
(44) The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #612 on: September 02, 2020, 04:52:36 PM »
1WarbreakerBrandon SandersonOwnReread1/6/2020Fiction - Fantasy
2The Complete Book of Home OrganizationToni HammersleyOwnEducational1/7/2020Nonfiction - Home and Garden
3Rocannon's WorldUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List1/14/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
4Trickster's ChoiceTamora PierceLibraryPopSugar1/17/2020Fiction - Fantasy
5The Broken UniversePaul MelkoLibrarySequel1/25/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
6The Devil in the White CityErik LarsonLibraryTBR List2/3/2020General Nonfiction
7Eventide: Tales of the Dragon's BardTracy and Laura HickmanLibraryPopSugar2/13/2020Fiction - Fantasy
8Trickster's QueenTamora PierceLibrarySequel2/15/2020Fiction - Fantasy
9Gilgamesh the KingRobert SilverbergLibraryPopSugar2/24/2020Fiction - Historical
10The SparrowMary Doria RussellLibraryPopSugar2/24/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
11Planet of ExileUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List2/24/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
12Children of the NightMercedes LackeyLibrarySequel2/29/2020Fiction - Fantasy
13City of IllusionsUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List3/3/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
14The Aylesford SkullJames P. BlaylockLibraryOther3/11/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
15StarsightBrandon SandersonLibrarySequel3/13/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
16The DeepRivers Solomon, et alLibraryPopSugar3/16/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
17The DispossessedUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List3/22/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
18Blood PriceTanya HuffLibraryOther3/29/2020Fiction - Fantasy
19Blood TrailTanya HuffLibrarySequel4/1/2020Fiction - Fantasy
20White SandBrandon Sanderson, Rik HoskinOwnTBR List4/3/2020Fiction - Fantasy
21MeditationsMarcus Aurelius, trans. A.S.L. FarquharsonLibraryEducational4/6/2020Nonfiction - Philosophy
22Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected SolutionsJohann HariLibraryTBR List4/8/2020Nonfiction - Self-help
23Hainish StoriesUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List4/10/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
24The Alloy of LawBrandon SandersonOwnReread4/11/2020Fiction - Fantasy
25Shadows of SelfBrandon SandersonOwnReread4/12/2020Fiction - Fantasy
26The Bands of MourningBrandon SandersonOwnReread4/13/2020Fiction - Fantasy
27The Word for World is ForestUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List4/19/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
28The Way of KingsBrandon SandersonOwnReread4/26/2020Fiction - Fantasy
29Words of RadianceBrandon SandersonOwnReread5/1/2020Fiction - Fantasy
30OathbringerBrandon SandersonOwnReread5/11/2020Fiction - Fantasy
31Hainish Stories Vol 2Ursula LeGuinOwnTBR List5/18/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
32Winds of FateMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/22/2020Fiction - Fantasy
33Winds of ChangeMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/23/2020Fiction - Fantasy
34Winds of FuryMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/24/2020Fiction - Fantasy
35Storm WarningMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/25/2020Fiction - Fantasy
36Storm RisingMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/28/2020Fiction - Fantasy
37Storm BreakingMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/29/2020Fiction - Fantasy
38OwlflightMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/30/2020Fiction - Fantasy
39OwlsightMercedes LackeyOwnReread6/1/2020Fiction - Fantasy
40OwlknightMercedes LackeyOwnReread6/3/2020Fiction - Fantasy
41Five Ways to ForgivenessUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List6/6/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
42Sapiens: A brief history of humankindYuval N HarariLibraryTBR List6/14/2020Nonfiction - History/Biography
43Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful GardeningLouise RiotteLibraryTBR List6/20/2020Nonfiction - Home and Garden
44The TellingUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List6/24/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
45Arcanum UnboundedBrandon SandersonOwnReread6/27/2020Fiction - Fantasy
46The Chronicles of Pern: First FallAnne McCaffreyOwnReread6/28/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
47DragonsdawnAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/3/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
48DragonseyeAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/4/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
49Moreta: Dragonlady of PernAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/5/2020Fiction - Fantasy
50Nerilka's StoryAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/6/2020Fiction - Fantasy
51Art Through the Eyes of Mad PoetsEd. Eileen M. D'AngeloOwnOther7/7/2020General Nonfiction
52The Girl who Heard DragonsAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/11/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
53The Masterharper of PernAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/12/2020Fiction - Fantasy
54DragonflightAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/12/2020Fiction - Fantasy
55DragonquestAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/16/2020Fiction - Fantasy
56The White DragonAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/18/2020Fiction - Fantasy
57DragonsongAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/18/2020Fiction - Fantasy
58DragonsingerAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/19/2020Fiction - Fantasy
59DragondrumsAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/19/2020Fiction - Fantasy
60The Fairy GodmotherMercedes LackeyOwnReread7/24/2020Fiction - Fantasy
61Outside the Not So Big House: Creating the Landscape of HomeJulie Moir Messervy, Sarah SusankaLibraryTBR List7/26/2020Nonfiction - Home and Garden
62One Good KnightMercedes LackeyOwnReread7/27/2020Fiction - Fantasy
63Fortune's FoolMercedes LackeyOwnReread7/29/2020Fiction - Fantasy
64The Snow QueenMercedes LackeyOwnReread8/2/2020Fiction - Fantasy
65The Sleeping BeautyMercedes LackeyOwnReread8/3/2020Fiction - Fantasy

66Beauty and the WerewolfMercedes LackeyOwnReread8/6/2020Fiction - Fantasy
67Every Word is a Bird We Teach to SingDaniel TammetLibraryTBR List   8/9/2020General Nonfiction
68The HostStephanie MeyerBorrowedOther8/13/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
69Watership DownRichard AdamsOwnReread8/25/2020General Fiction
70Tales from Watership DownRichard AdamsOwnReread9/2/2020General Fiction

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #613 on: September 02, 2020, 07:09:18 PM »

   1. The Long Road Back to Boston  by Phillip Fields Ph.D
   2. Fearvana  by Akshay Nanavati
   3. Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person Shonda Rhimes
   4. The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
   5. Black Echo by Michael Connelly
   6. Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly
   7. Angels Flight by Michael Connelly
   8. Gray Ghost by William G. Tapply
   9. City of Bones by Michael Connelly
   10. Echo Park by Michael Connelly
   11. Blue on Black by Michael Connelly
   12. Bloody Genius by John Sandford
   13. The Night Fire by Michael Connelly
   14. Patriots of the upcountry by William H.B Thomas
   15. The Crossing by Michael Connelly
   16. The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly
   17. Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly
   18. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
   19. Masked Prey by John Sandford
   20. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
   21. Advice Not Given -Mark Epstein
   22. A Guide to the Good Life - William B. Irvine
   23. Escape Clause - John Sandford
   24. When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi


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« Reply #614 on: September 04, 2020, 01:49:29 PM »
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30. All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank
31. The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
32. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn
33. Auggie and Me: Three Wonder Stories by R. J. Palacio
34. Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin
35. Sweeping Up the Heart by Kevin Henkes
36. The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
37. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
38. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

39. Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

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« Reply #615 on: September 04, 2020, 05:21:33 PM »
1. The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay, finished 01/02/2020 (audio).
2. Golden Gate Gardening: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Food Gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area & Coastal California by Pamela Peirce, finished 01/10/2020. 
3. Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem, finished 01/11/2020.
4. Then She Was Gone, by Lisa Jewell, finished 01/13/2020.
5. Meridian, by Alice Walker, finished 01/26/2020.
6. Dawn, by Octavia Butler, finished 01/29/2020.
7. Women & Power: A Manifesto, by Mary Beard, finished 01/31/2020. 
8. Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, finished 02/14/2020.
9. The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, by Stuart Turton, finished 02/19/2020 (audio). 
10. There There, by Tommy Orange, finished 2/20/2020. 
11.  The Life You Can Save: How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty (Updated 10th Anniversary Edition), by Peter Singer, finished 2/27/2020 (audio). The book is available for free download here: https://www.thelifeyoucansave.org/the-book/
12. The Witches are Coming, by Lindy West, finished 3/7/2020 (audio). 
13. Everything Under, by Daisy Johnson, finished 3/8/2020.
14. This is How You Lose the Time War, by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, finished 3/9/2020 (audio).
15. Still Life, by Louise Penny, finished 3/15/2020.
16. The Dutch House, by Ann Patchett, finished 3/21/2020 (audio).
17. Slow Horses, by Mick Herron, finished 4/4/2020.
18. Adulthood Rites, by Octavia Butler, finished 4/18/20.
19. Imago, by Octavia Butler, finished 4/25/20.
20. The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion, finished 5/7/20.
21. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, by Ronan Farrow, finished 5/7/20 (audio).
22. In the Ring of Fire: A Pacific Basin Journey, by James D. Houston, finished 5/18/20.
23. Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo", by Zora Neale Hurston, finished 5/22/20 (audio).
24. Magic for Liars, by Sarah Gailey, finsihed 5/22/20.
25. The Answers, by Catherine Lacey, finished 5/31/20.
26. Circe, by Madeline Miller, finished 6/8/20.
27. The Remains of the Day, by Kazuo Ishiguro, finished 6/17/20.
28. A Room of One's Own, by Virginia Woolf, finished 6/19/20 (audio).
29. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson, finished 6/28/20 (audio).
30. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, finished 7/3/20 (audio). 
31. A Simple Favor, by Darcey Bell, finished 7/7/20 (audio).
32. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, by Masha Gessen, finished 7/8/20.
33. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, by Barack Obama, finished 7/16/20 (audio).
34. We Have Always Lived in the Castle, by Shirley Jackson, finished 7/25/20 (audio).
35. Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell, finished 7/29/20.
36. Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen, finished 8/15/20.
37. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, by Olga Tokarczuk, finished 8/22/20 (audio).
38. The Ten Thousand Doors of January, by Alix E. Harrow, finished 8/23/20.
39. Lost and Wanted, by Nell Freudenberger, finished 8/25/20.
40. The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin, finished 8/27/20 (audio).
41. A Fatal Grace, by Louise Penny, finished 8/31/20 (audio).

42. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, by Reza Aslan, finished 9/4 (audio). Really enjoyed reading about the context of the 1st century Middle Eastern period, about which I had previously read very little, as well as Aslan's broader theory of a Paul-James rift and why the former won out.

43. Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family, by Robert Kolker, finished 9/4. I think I got this recommendation here, and it was a great one! Nicely staged book covering the story of one very afflicted family as well as a history of the study and treatment of schizophrenia.  Fascinating.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #616 on: September 05, 2020, 02:13:40 AM »
January:
1) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (started in December)
2) The Lie, a memoire of two marriages, catfishing and coming out by William Dameron
3) The Queston of Red by Laksmi Pamuntjak
4) Grønn ungdom hele livet (Green youth my whole life), by Peter Tutein. Only read halfway.
5) Dubbel zes (Double Six) by Daphne Deckers
6) Ventoux by Bert Wagendorp
7) Svamp under mikroskopet (Mushrooms under the microscope) by Jan Nilsson
8) Vi må snakke om bakterier (We need to talk about bacteria) by Jessica Lönn-Stensrud
9) Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
10) Resten av dagen (The Remains of the day) by Kazuo Ishiguro

February:
11) The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
12) Koke bjørn (Cooking bears) by Mikael Niemi
13) Kijkvoer & Leesgenot (Dutch poetry) by Michèl de Jong and Drs. P.
14) The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
15) Botanikum by Katie Scott and Kathy Willis
16) Skog vil si samfunn (The Word for World is Forest) by Ursula le Guin
17) Blå (Blue) by Maja Lunde
18) Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
19) Ulvetider (an Era of Wolves) by Lars Lenth, Petter Böckman and Morten Tønnessen
20) Plukk selv (Forage yourself) by Trond Svendgård
21) Gratis mat av ville planter (Free Food from Wild Plants) by Jens Holmboe

March:
22) Lud-in-the-mist by Hope Mirrlees
23) The Slow Moon Climbs by Susan Mattern
24) Six Degrees by Mark Lynas
25) The Dirtbag's Guide to Life by Tim Mathis
26) The Jakarta Pandemic by Steven Konkoly
27) The War on Normal People by Andrew Yang
28) The Good Life by Marian Thurm

April:
29) In Dog we Trust by Neil S. Plakcy
30) In for the Kill by John Lutz
31) Severance by Ling Ma
32) Liv etter liv (Life after Life) by Kate Atkinson
33) The Land of Dreams by Vidar Sundstøl
34) The Alien Factor by Stan Lee

May:
35) 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
36) Grønne, ville nyttevekster i Norge (Green, wild useful plants in Norway) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund
37) The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
38) Fermentert mat (Fermented Food) by Anne Elisabeth Scheen
39) Tyskerungen (Baby of a German) by Camilla Läckberg
40) How to fossilise your hamster by Mick O'Hare
41) I Trifidenes dager (In the days of the Trifids) by NRK Radioteateret (a radio play)

June:
42) Radical Joy for Hard Times by Trebbe Johnson
43) Plant-man by Daniel Milford
44) Snared by Ed James
45) Het voedsel der Goden en hoe het op Aarde kwam (The Food of the Goods and how it came to Earth) by H.G. Wells
46) Mr Woolf by Jan Kjærstad
47) Przewalskis hest (Przewalski's horse) by Maja Lunde
48) Døgnåpent (Convenience Store Woman) by Sayaka Murata
49) Slutten på verden slik vi kjenner den (The End of the World as we know it) by Erlend Loe

July:
50) Svartedauen (Black Death) by Yngvar Ustvedt
51) the Break by Marian Keyes
52) Kurs for utdannelse av soppsakkyndige (Course for education of mushroom controllers) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund (a reread to refresh my knowledge for this season)
53) Coffin Road by Peter May
54) Fallvann (Waterfall water) by Mikael Niemi
55) The Humanure Handbook by Joseph Jenkins
56) Folk med angst (People with fear) by Fredrik Backman
57) Hr. Penumbras døgnåpne bokhandel (Mr. Penumbra's 24 hour open book store) by Robin Sloan
58) Maurtuemordene (The anthill murders) by Hans Olav Lahlum

August:
59) Harold Fry's utrolige pilegrimsferd (The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry) by Rachel Joice
60) Norske tilstander (Norwegian state of affairs) by Lars Lenth
61) Gode varsler (Good omens) by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
62) Smarte planter (Smart Plants) by Stephano Mancuso
63) Ualminnelige mennesker (Extraordinary People) by Peter May
64) Lyden av fjell (The sound of mountains) by Cathrine Evelid
65) Mengele zoo by Gert Nygårdshaug

September:
66) The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula Le Guin

Last book read.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #617 on: September 05, 2020, 06:04:42 PM »
33) Dirty Letters by Vi Keeland and Penelope Ward

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #618 on: September 05, 2020, 06:27:41 PM »
Did anyone see the article in the Washington Post? Fall reading: 12 books to keep you occupied for the rest of 2020

or as I like to say: 12 books to keep Linea_Norway and Raenia busy for 2.5 weeks.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #619 on: September 06, 2020, 07:40:39 AM »
I've been wanting to join this thread and now I can.  I used to read a lot, then life happened (job, kids, etc.) but then also there are a fair amount of excuses in there (if most of my random internet surfing time was converted to books, that would be a lot of books) and I'm trying to restart and track my progress.  I read a few library books earlier in the year but I'm not going to dig back in time and am going to try to do... at least six books in the second half of the year.  (Starting small).

1.  All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy

Started a new book last night.

Welcome!
To misquote Lao Tzu: A journey of six books begins with a single page.
Enjoy the ride.

Thanks!  : )

I used to read a ton, and in fact I always credit reading a lot to why I did so well in school.  I was actually very hot and cold (moody) as a student but ended up doing really, really well in the end.  But my mom was a librarian and she took us to the library every week and we got to get a HUGE pile of FREE books about whatever we wanted!  Talk about a great deal. 

I've got three little kids and a full time job so I don't think I can get a 50 book clip for a while, but crowding out some pointless internet news time with some solid book time has been helpful.

I used to read a lot of like nonfiction and even books that were practical (my LEAST favorite " -- business books, aka. "Why All Your Problems Are That You Don't Work Around The Clock And Suck Up To Your Boss Enough -- no thanks).  I'm starting to gravitate towards fiction again.  It helps wind me down, and I like the sheer enjoyable pointlessness of it.  Of course some say fiction can be more true that non-fiction.  If the author aggregates behavior and distills it into a believable archetype, the truths embedded in the work can be way more poignant than anything Malcolm Gladwell can synthesize from the executive summary of various academic papers. 

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« Reply #620 on: September 06, 2020, 07:41:51 AM »
Baby Goal:  One Book a Month

1.  All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
2.  Sword and Serpent by Tailor Marshall

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« Reply #621 on: September 07, 2020, 11:15:19 AM »
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30. All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank
31. The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
32. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn
33. Auggie and Me: Three Wonder Stories by R. J. Palacio
34. Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin
35. Sweeping Up the Heart by Kevin Henkes
36. The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
37. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
38. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
39. Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

40. The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #622 on: September 08, 2020, 04:09:39 AM »
Watership Down Richard Adams

I read that to my son as a bedtime story a few years ago, and was shocked at how much of it had gone completely over my head when I read it as a child. Obviously I wouldn't have noticed the parallels with Homer's Odyssey as a child, but many other parts of the story passed me by too.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #623 on: September 08, 2020, 02:42:40 PM »
1. The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay, finished 01/02/2020 (audio).
2. Golden Gate Gardening: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Food Gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area & Coastal California by Pamela Peirce, finished 01/10/2020. 
3. Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem, finished 01/11/2020.
4. Then She Was Gone, by Lisa Jewell, finished 01/13/2020.
5. Meridian, by Alice Walker, finished 01/26/2020.
6. Dawn, by Octavia Butler, finished 01/29/2020.
7. Women & Power: A Manifesto, by Mary Beard, finished 01/31/2020. 
8. Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, finished 02/14/2020.
9. The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, by Stuart Turton, finished 02/19/2020 (audio). 
10. There There, by Tommy Orange, finished 2/20/2020. 
11.  The Life You Can Save: How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty (Updated 10th Anniversary Edition), by Peter Singer, finished 2/27/2020 (audio). The book is available for free download here: https://www.thelifeyoucansave.org/the-book/
12. The Witches are Coming, by Lindy West, finished 3/7/2020 (audio). 
13. Everything Under, by Daisy Johnson, finished 3/8/2020.
14. This is How You Lose the Time War, by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, finished 3/9/2020 (audio).
15. Still Life, by Louise Penny, finished 3/15/2020.
16. The Dutch House, by Ann Patchett, finished 3/21/2020 (audio).
17. Slow Horses, by Mick Herron, finished 4/4/2020.
18. Adulthood Rites, by Octavia Butler, finished 4/18/20.
19. Imago, by Octavia Butler, finished 4/25/20.
20. The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion, finished 5/7/20.
21. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, by Ronan Farrow, finished 5/7/20 (audio).
22. In the Ring of Fire: A Pacific Basin Journey, by James D. Houston, finished 5/18/20.
23. Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo", by Zora Neale Hurston, finished 5/22/20 (audio).
24. Magic for Liars, by Sarah Gailey, finsihed 5/22/20.
25. The Answers, by Catherine Lacey, finished 5/31/20.
26. Circe, by Madeline Miller, finished 6/8/20.
27. The Remains of the Day, by Kazuo Ishiguro, finished 6/17/20.
28. A Room of One's Own, by Virginia Woolf, finished 6/19/20 (audio).
29. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson, finished 6/28/20 (audio).
30. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, finished 7/3/20 (audio). 
31. A Simple Favor, by Darcey Bell, finished 7/7/20 (audio).
32. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, by Masha Gessen, finished 7/8/20.
33. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, by Barack Obama, finished 7/16/20 (audio).
34. We Have Always Lived in the Castle, by Shirley Jackson, finished 7/25/20 (audio).
35. Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell, finished 7/29/20.
36. Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen, finished 8/15/20.
37. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, by Olga Tokarczuk, finished 8/22/20 (audio).
38. The Ten Thousand Doors of January, by Alix E. Harrow, finished 8/23/20.
39. Lost and Wanted, by Nell Freudenberger, finished 8/25/20.
40. The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin, finished 8/27/20 (audio).
41. A Fatal Grace, by Louise Penny, finished 8/31/20 (audio).
42. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, by Reza Aslan, finished 9/4 (audio).
43. Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family, by Robert Kolker, finished 9/4.

44. Last Woman Standing, by Amy Gentry, finished 9/8/20.  I was surprised by this book.  I thought it seem predictable part of the way through, but then it took some different tacts and I mostly enjoyed it.  A few points could have been better, but this was a real page turner for me and is just the sort of engrossing book I've been looking for!

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #624 on: September 08, 2020, 08:12:06 PM »
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58) Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter, Ben Goldfarb
59) All's Well: Where Thou Are Earth and Why, John Lefebvre
60) Sober Curious, Ruby Warrington
61) Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best & Worst, Robert Sapolsky
62) Circe, Madeleine Miller
63) Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers, Anne Lammott
64) The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas  (listened to 30/50 hrs of the audiobook and then it disappeared from my library circulation...)
65) Black Water: Family, Legacy and Blood Memory, David A.Robertson
67) The Glass Hotel, Emily St.John Mandel
68) Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness, Ingrid Fetell Lee

recently finished
69) American Dirt, Janine Cummins *bookclub, highly readable but didn't love although most BC members did
71) Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in the Digital Age, Sherry Turtle
72) Autumn Light: Season of Fire and Farewells, Pico Iyer

working on
73) Aesop's Fables
74) Modern Nature: The Journals, Derek Jarman
75) The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival, John Vaillant, *bookclub--my pick
76) Moomins & Midsommer Madness, Tove Jansson :)

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #625 on: September 09, 2020, 06:42:35 AM »

working on
76) Moomins & Midsommer Madness, Tove Jansson :)

Oh, how I love the Moomins.  Great kid's book to escape into when the world gets to be too much.

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« Reply #626 on: September 09, 2020, 06:43:03 AM »
57. Howl’s Moving Castle – Diana Wynne Jones
58. The Vampire’s Mail Order Bride – Kristen Painter
59. The Merry Misogynist – Colin Cotterill

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« Reply #627 on: September 09, 2020, 01:51:51 PM »
Watership Down Richard Adams

I read that to my son as a bedtime story a few years ago, and was shocked at how much of it had gone completely over my head when I read it as a child. Obviously I wouldn't have noticed the parallels with Homer's Odyssey as a child, but many other parts of the story passed me by too.

I always like to say that it's a story about war, friendship, home, family, sex, love, and sometimes rabbits.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #628 on: September 10, 2020, 10:21:13 AM »
January:
1) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (started in December)
2) The Lie, a memoire of two marriages, catfishing and coming out by William Dameron
3) The Queston of Red by Laksmi Pamuntjak
4) Grønn ungdom hele livet (Green youth my whole life), by Peter Tutein. Only read halfway.
5) Dubbel zes (Double Six) by Daphne Deckers
6) Ventoux by Bert Wagendorp
7) Svamp under mikroskopet (Mushrooms under the microscope) by Jan Nilsson
8) Vi må snakke om bakterier (We need to talk about bacteria) by Jessica Lönn-Stensrud
9) Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
10) Resten av dagen (The Remains of the day) by Kazuo Ishiguro

February:
11) The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
12) Koke bjørn (Cooking bears) by Mikael Niemi
13) Kijkvoer & Leesgenot (Dutch poetry) by Michèl de Jong and Drs. P.
14) The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
15) Botanikum by Katie Scott and Kathy Willis
16) Skog vil si samfunn (The Word for World is Forest) by Ursula le Guin
17) Blå (Blue) by Maja Lunde
18) Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
19) Ulvetider (an Era of Wolves) by Lars Lenth, Petter Böckman and Morten Tønnessen
20) Plukk selv (Forage yourself) by Trond Svendgård
21) Gratis mat av ville planter (Free Food from Wild Plants) by Jens Holmboe

March:
22) Lud-in-the-mist by Hope Mirrlees
23) The Slow Moon Climbs by Susan Mattern
24) Six Degrees by Mark Lynas
25) The Dirtbag's Guide to Life by Tim Mathis
26) The Jakarta Pandemic by Steven Konkoly
27) The War on Normal People by Andrew Yang
28) The Good Life by Marian Thurm

April:
29) In Dog we Trust by Neil S. Plakcy
30) In for the Kill by John Lutz
31) Severance by Ling Ma
32) Liv etter liv (Life after Life) by Kate Atkinson
33) The Land of Dreams by Vidar Sundstøl
34) The Alien Factor by Stan Lee

May:
35) 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
36) Grønne, ville nyttevekster i Norge (Green, wild useful plants in Norway) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund
37) The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
38) Fermentert mat (Fermented Food) by Anne Elisabeth Scheen
39) Tyskerungen (Baby of a German) by Camilla Läckberg
40) How to fossilise your hamster by Mick O'Hare
41) I Trifidenes dager (In the days of the Trifids) by NRK Radioteateret (a radio play)

June:
42) Radical Joy for Hard Times by Trebbe Johnson
43) Plant-man by Daniel Milford
44) Snared by Ed James
45) Het voedsel der Goden en hoe het op Aarde kwam (The Food of the Goods and how it came to Earth) by H.G. Wells
46) Mr Woolf by Jan Kjærstad
47) Przewalskis hest (Przewalski's horse) by Maja Lunde
48) Døgnåpent (Convenience Store Woman) by Sayaka Murata
49) Slutten på verden slik vi kjenner den (The End of the World as we know it) by Erlend Loe

July:
50) Svartedauen (Black Death) by Yngvar Ustvedt
51) the Break by Marian Keyes
52) Kurs for utdannelse av soppsakkyndige (Course for education of mushroom controllers) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund (a reread to refresh my knowledge for this season)
53) Coffin Road by Peter May
54) Fallvann (Waterfall water) by Mikael Niemi
55) The Humanure Handbook by Joseph Jenkins
56) Folk med angst (People with fear) by Fredrik Backman
57) Hr. Penumbras døgnåpne bokhandel (Mr. Penumbra's 24 hour open book store) by Robin Sloan
58) Maurtuemordene (The anthill murders) by Hans Olav Lahlum

August:
59) Harold Fry's utrolige pilegrimsferd (The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry) by Rachel Joice
60) Norske tilstander (Norwegian state of affairs) by Lars Lenth
61) Gode varsler (Good omens) by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
62) Smarte planter (Smart Plants) by Stephano Mancuso
63) Ualminnelige mennesker (Extraordinary People) by Peter May
64) Lyden av fjell (The sound of mountains) by Cathrine Evelid
65) Mengele zoo by Gert Nygårdshaug

September:
66) The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula Le Guin
67) Kritikeren (The Critic) by Peter May.

Last book read.

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2020
1. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer*
2. Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton...the end
3. Beyond the Point by Claire Gibson. Novel about women at West  Point.
4. Working Stiff by Tori Carrington
5. Lights Out, Sleep, Sugar and Survival by T.S.Wiley with Bent Formby, PhD. Full disclosure. I did  not finish. I  got pretty far.  This book was terribly written, not at all factual,  no research based results.  I cannot bring myself to donate or back to the little free library. It's going to be recycled.
6. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me  (and other concerns) by Mindy Kaling *
7. Once a Runner by John L. Parker Jr.
8. The Orphan Thief by Glynis Peters
9. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
10. Out To Work by Alice Kessler-Harris. * This was subtitled  "a history of wage earning women in the United States". Very interesting and illuminating book.  A bit hard to read,  very small print. Plus I think it's a textbook.
11.  Three Sisters by Susan Mallery (fiction/romance.  Fun read.)
12.  One Good Deed by David Baldacci.  This was good.  I'm not sure what the good deed was though.
13.  What We Forgot to Bury by Marin Montgomery.  A thriller that I read on the kindle, for free on a "free first reads". Pretty good.
14.  Shock Wave by  John Sandford.  Props to my friend Mindy who gave me a pile of books.
15.  Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes.  "We don't get fat because we overeat.  We overeat because we get fat."
16.  Invisible Prey by John Sandford.  I'd forgotten how much I like his books.  We stopped reading because they got really dark, but this one wasn't too bad.
17.  Storm Prey by John Sandford
18.  The 131 Method by Chalene Johnson (from the little free library).  Healthy food, talks quite a bit about intermittent fasting and lower carb eating.
19.  Flat Belly Diet by Cynthia Sass, Liz Vaccariello.  Another little free library book.  This book, like Why We Get Fat, goes into quite a bit of depth about hormones and insulin and fat gain and fat loss.  I was impressed with the detail.  I will probably keep this book as a general health reference.
20.  Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. Good book.  To keep our teen reading, we are doing a family book club. Next up is The Hunger games trilogy.
21. The Secret of Red Gate Farm (Nancy Drew) by Carolyn Keene. I started reading this to the little one.  He got bored.
22.  Stolen Prey by John Sandford.  I'm on a roll with John Sandford
23.  The Hunger Games  by Suzanne Collins
24.  A Woman's World edited by Marybeth Bond. Short true stories and excerpts about women and travel.  Very good  until the last chapter,  which was depressing and kinda ruined the book.
25.  Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
26.  Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
27.  American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
28.  Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson
29.  Gathering Prey by John Sandford
30.  Extreme Prey by John Sandford
31.  Golden Prey, by John Sandford - my first Kindle Library book!!

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« Reply #630 on: September 10, 2020, 09:32:05 PM »
1. The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay, finished 01/02/2020 (audio).
2. Golden Gate Gardening: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Food Gardening in the San Francisco Bay Area & Coastal California by Pamela Peirce, finished 01/10/2020. 
3. Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem, finished 01/11/2020.
4. Then She Was Gone, by Lisa Jewell, finished 01/13/2020.
5. Meridian, by Alice Walker, finished 01/26/2020.
6. Dawn, by Octavia Butler, finished 01/29/2020.
7. Women & Power: A Manifesto, by Mary Beard, finished 01/31/2020. 
8. Half of a Yellow Sun, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, finished 02/14/2020.
9. The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, by Stuart Turton, finished 02/19/2020 (audio). 
10. There There, by Tommy Orange, finished 2/20/2020. 
11.  The Life You Can Save: How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty (Updated 10th Anniversary Edition), by Peter Singer, finished 2/27/2020 (audio). The book is available for free download here: https://www.thelifeyoucansave.org/the-book/
12. The Witches are Coming, by Lindy West, finished 3/7/2020 (audio). 
13. Everything Under, by Daisy Johnson, finished 3/8/2020.
14. This is How You Lose the Time War, by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone, finished 3/9/2020 (audio).
15. Still Life, by Louise Penny, finished 3/15/2020.
16. The Dutch House, by Ann Patchett, finished 3/21/2020 (audio).
17. Slow Horses, by Mick Herron, finished 4/4/2020.
18. Adulthood Rites, by Octavia Butler, finished 4/18/20.
19. Imago, by Octavia Butler, finished 4/25/20.
20. The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion, finished 5/7/20.
21. Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, by Ronan Farrow, finished 5/7/20 (audio).
22. In the Ring of Fire: A Pacific Basin Journey, by James D. Houston, finished 5/18/20.
23. Barracoon: The Story of the Last "Black Cargo", by Zora Neale Hurston, finished 5/22/20 (audio).
24. Magic for Liars, by Sarah Gailey, finsihed 5/22/20.
25. The Answers, by Catherine Lacey, finished 5/31/20.
26. Circe, by Madeline Miller, finished 6/8/20.
27. The Remains of the Day, by Kazuo Ishiguro, finished 6/17/20.
28. A Room of One's Own, by Virginia Woolf, finished 6/19/20 (audio).
29. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, by Neil deGrasse Tyson, finished 6/28/20 (audio).
30. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London, finished 7/3/20 (audio). 
31. A Simple Favor, by Darcey Bell, finished 7/7/20 (audio).
32. The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia, by Masha Gessen, finished 7/8/20.
33. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance, by Barack Obama, finished 7/16/20 (audio).
34. We Have Always Lived in the Castle, by Shirley Jackson, finished 7/25/20 (audio).
35. Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell, finished 7/29/20.
36. Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen, finished 8/15/20.
37. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, by Olga Tokarczuk, finished 8/22/20 (audio).
38. The Ten Thousand Doors of January, by Alix E. Harrow, finished 8/23/20.
39. Lost and Wanted, by Nell Freudenberger, finished 8/25/20.
40. The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin, finished 8/27/20 (audio).
41. A Fatal Grace, by Louise Penny, finished 8/31/20 (audio).
42. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, by Reza Aslan, finished 9/4 (audio).
43. Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family, by Robert Kolker, finished 9/4.
44. Last Woman Standing, by Amy Gentry, finished 9/8/20. 

45. The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes, by Suzanne Collins, finished 9/10/20 (audio).  Yes, this was the escapism book that I needed!  The Hunger Games prequel.  It is not a great book, literature-wise, but it scratched an itch for sure.  I got really engrossed and loved harkening back to reading the original trilogy a decade ago, when a dystopian future seemed far less likely.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #631 on: September 11, 2020, 12:54:59 PM »
August Update:

55) The Last Flight by Julie Clark
56) The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
57) Know My Name by Chanel Miller
58) Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
59) The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
60) The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Hey Redhead84, how was Erik Larson's The Splendid and the Vile?  It is on my to-be-read list.

I enjoyed it quite a bit. It took me some time to get into it, but I think that was a mismatch of the reading material and my mood for dealing with a serious non-fiction book. The book gave me a deeper appreciation of what England went through during the Battle of Britain.

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« Reply #632 on: September 11, 2020, 01:04:04 PM »
1) Behave - Robert Sapolsky.
2) Lonely Planet - 50 natural wonders.
3) Lonely Planet - Hiking in Spain.
4) The Secret Commonwealth - The Book of Dust Volume 2 - Philip Pullman.
5) The University of Hard Knocks, by Ralph Parlette.
6) Invisible Women - Caroline Criado Perez
7) Connie - Harry Pearson
8) Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage -  ‎Haruki Murakami
9) Small Island - Andrea Levy.
10) Life 3.0 - Max Tegmark. 
11) This thing of Darkness - Harry Thompson
12) The Secret Barrister - Anonymous.
13) Life:A User's Manual - Georges Perec.
14) The Electric Michelangelo - Sarah Hall
15) Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Yvon Chouinard
16) Harvest - Jim Crace
17) Educated - Tara Westover
18) The Plague - Albert Camus
19) A Journal of the Plague Year - Daniel Defoe
20) The return of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
21) The Meursault Investigation - Kamel Daoud.
22) The White Spider - Heinrich Harrer.
23) The Atoms of Language - Mark Baker.
24) The Summer Book - Tove Jansson.
25) Holding - Graham Norton.
26) Cicerone Walking Guide, The Dales Way - Terry Marsh.
27) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson.
28) The West Highland Way. (another walking guide)
29) The 39 Steps - John Buchan.
30) Budapest, nofel i ddysgwyr - Elin Meek.
31) The Eggshell War - Eric Marsh.
32) This Is Memorial Device - David Keanan.
33) Aurora: In search of the northern lights - Melanie Windridge.
34) Convenience Store Woman - Sayaka Murata.
35) Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow - Jerome K Jerome.
36) The Edge of Memory - Patrick Nunn.
37) The Storm before the Storm. The beginning of the end of the Roman Republic - Mike Duncan
38) The Unfolding of Language - Guy Deutscher.
39) Deep Work - Cal Newport.
40) Daily Rituals - Mason Currey
41) The Way Home - Mark Boyle
42) Brief Answers to the Big Questions - Stephen Hawking
43) Algorithms to live by - Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths
44) Walking the Pennine Way - Paddy Dillon
45) Against Empathy - Paul Bloom
46) Dragonquest - Anne McCaffrey
47) Into the Wild - Jon Krakauer
48) A Game of Thrones - George RR Martin
49) A Clash of Kings - George RR Martin
50) Around the world in 80 trains - Monisha Rajesh.
51) The Summer Isles - Philip Marsden
52) The Good Life for Wage Slaves - Robert Wringham
53) The Salt Path - Raynor Winn.

54) A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow - George RR Martin
55) A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold - George RR Martin
56) Y Stryd - Helen Naylor (Welsh language book for adult beginners - a nice set of simple stories at a level where I didn't need to use the dictionary very often.)

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« Reply #633 on: September 12, 2020, 08:06:17 PM »
(1) The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemison
(2) Faithful Place by Tana French
(3) The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
(4) Lessons from Lucy by Dave Barry
(5) The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
(6) Broken Harbor by Tana French
(7) If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home By Now by Christopher Ingraham
(8) The Wisdom Way of Knowing by Cynthia Bourgeault
(9) The Girl with all the Gifts by M. R. Carey
(10) Zealot by Reza Aslan
(11) The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins
(12) The Mind-Gut Connection by Emeran Meyer
(13) The Secret Place by Tana French
(14) The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines
(15) Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
(16) American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
(17) Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(18) Lagom (not too little, not too much): The Swedish Art of Living a Balanced, Happy Life by Niki Brantmark
(19) The Trespasser by Tana French
(20) The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
(21) Why We Can't Sleep by Ada Calhoun
(22) Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons
(23) One Year to an Organized Life by Regina Leeds
(24) The End of October by Lawrence Wright
(25) The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien
(26) The Nature Fix by Florence Wiliams
(27) The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
(28) This is How it Begins by Joan Dempsey
(29) Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
(30) China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan
(31) A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin
(32) Severance by Ling Ma
(33) Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
(34) Deep Work by Cal Newport
(35) A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
(36) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
(38) The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan
(39) Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
(40) On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
(41) Red, White, & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
(42) Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan
(43) Utopia by Thomas More
(44) The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

(45) Candide by Voltaire

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« Reply #634 on: September 13, 2020, 08:01:50 AM »
After a midyear hiatus, I'm back on track for 50 books by the end of the year!

1.   Spinning Silver
2.   Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking
3.   Love, Loss, and What We Ate
4.   Sea Prayer
5.   Severance
6.   Three Women
7.   Everything Inside
8.   Salem's Lot
9.   Revival
10.   Doctor Sleep
11.   Watchmen
12.   Mini-Waffle Cookbook
13.   A Long Petal of the Sea
14.   The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
15.   Bowls: Vibrant Recipes with Endless Possibilities
16.   The Graveyard Book Vol. 2
17.   My Kitchen Year
18.   All Things Wise and Wonderful
19.   All Creatures Great and Small
20.   All Things Bright and Beautiful
21.   The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
22.   Night Shift
23.   The City We Became
24.   The Secret Lives of Colors
25.   Exhalation
26.   P*cha, E 'Di Komiks
27.   How to Hide an Empire
28.   Nôtre Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals
29.   The Tucci Table
30.   Circe
31.   A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
32.   The Bed of Procrustes
33.   Pocket Maya Angelou
34.   Ghost in the Shell Vol. 1
35.   Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
36.   Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back Row America
37.   Almost Everything: Notes on Hope
38.   The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
39.   Monstress Vol. 1
40.   Outer Order, Inner Calm

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #635 on: September 14, 2020, 07:12:09 AM »
August Update:

55) The Last Flight by Julie Clark
56) The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
57) Know My Name by Chanel Miller
58) Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
59) The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
60) The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Hey Redhead84, how was Erik Larson's The Splendid and the Vile?  It is on my to-be-read list.

I enjoyed it quite a bit. It took me a few tries to get into it, but I've been struggling with reading over the last few months, and a more serious non-fiction was not the right match for my mood.  Once I jumped that hurdle, it was a quick read. I found an even greater appreciation for what the British people went through during the Battle of Britain.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #636 on: September 16, 2020, 12:56:31 AM »
August Update:

55) The Last Flight by Julie Clark
56) The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
57) Know My Name by Chanel Miller
58) Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall
59) The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
60) The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson

Hey Redhead84, how was Erik Larson's The Splendid and the Vile?  It is on my to-be-read list.

I enjoyed it quite a bit. It took me a few tries to get into it, but I've been struggling with reading over the last few months, and a more serious non-fiction was not the right match for my mood.  Once I jumped that hurdle, it was a quick read. I found an even greater appreciation for what the British people went through during the Battle of Britain.

Great, thanks for your response.  I am finishing his Dead Wake right now and am on the waitlist for this one.

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« Reply #637 on: September 16, 2020, 01:25:29 PM »
January:
1) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (started in December)
2) The Lie, a memoire of two marriages, catfishing and coming out by William Dameron
3) The Queston of Red by Laksmi Pamuntjak
4) Grønn ungdom hele livet (Green youth my whole life), by Peter Tutein. Only read halfway.
5) Dubbel zes (Double Six) by Daphne Deckers
6) Ventoux by Bert Wagendorp
7) Svamp under mikroskopet (Mushrooms under the microscope) by Jan Nilsson
8) Vi må snakke om bakterier (We need to talk about bacteria) by Jessica Lönn-Stensrud
9) Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
10) Resten av dagen (The Remains of the day) by Kazuo Ishiguro

February:
11) The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
12) Koke bjørn (Cooking bears) by Mikael Niemi
13) Kijkvoer & Leesgenot (Dutch poetry) by Michèl de Jong and Drs. P.
14) The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
15) Botanikum by Katie Scott and Kathy Willis
16) Skog vil si samfunn (The Word for World is Forest) by Ursula le Guin
17) Blå (Blue) by Maja Lunde
18) Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
19) Ulvetider (an Era of Wolves) by Lars Lenth, Petter Böckman and Morten Tønnessen
20) Plukk selv (Forage yourself) by Trond Svendgård
21) Gratis mat av ville planter (Free Food from Wild Plants) by Jens Holmboe

March:
22) Lud-in-the-mist by Hope Mirrlees
23) The Slow Moon Climbs by Susan Mattern
24) Six Degrees by Mark Lynas
25) The Dirtbag's Guide to Life by Tim Mathis
26) The Jakarta Pandemic by Steven Konkoly
27) The War on Normal People by Andrew Yang
28) The Good Life by Marian Thurm

April:
29) In Dog we Trust by Neil S. Plakcy
30) In for the Kill by John Lutz
31) Severance by Ling Ma
32) Liv etter liv (Life after Life) by Kate Atkinson
33) The Land of Dreams by Vidar Sundstøl
34) The Alien Factor by Stan Lee

May:
35) 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
36) Grønne, ville nyttevekster i Norge (Green, wild useful plants in Norway) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund
37) The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
38) Fermentert mat (Fermented Food) by Anne Elisabeth Scheen
39) Tyskerungen (Baby of a German) by Camilla Läckberg
40) How to fossilise your hamster by Mick O'Hare
41) I Trifidenes dager (In the days of the Trifids) by NRK Radioteateret (a radio play)

June:
42) Radical Joy for Hard Times by Trebbe Johnson
43) Plant-man by Daniel Milford
44) Snared by Ed James
45) Het voedsel der Goden en hoe het op Aarde kwam (The Food of the Goods and how it came to Earth) by H.G. Wells
46) Mr Woolf by Jan Kjærstad
47) Przewalskis hest (Przewalski's horse) by Maja Lunde
48) Døgnåpent (Convenience Store Woman) by Sayaka Murata
49) Slutten på verden slik vi kjenner den (The End of the World as we know it) by Erlend Loe

July:
50) Svartedauen (Black Death) by Yngvar Ustvedt
51) the Break by Marian Keyes
52) Kurs for utdannelse av soppsakkyndige (Course for education of mushroom controllers) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund (a reread to refresh my knowledge for this season)
53) Coffin Road by Peter May
54) Fallvann (Waterfall water) by Mikael Niemi
55) The Humanure Handbook by Joseph Jenkins
56) Folk med angst (People with fear) by Fredrik Backman
57) Hr. Penumbras døgnåpne bokhandel (Mr. Penumbra's 24 hour open book store) by Robin Sloan
58) Maurtuemordene (The anthill murders) by Hans Olav Lahlum

August:
59) Harold Fry's utrolige pilegrimsferd (The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry) by Rachel Joice
60) Norske tilstander (Norwegian state of affairs) by Lars Lenth
61) Gode varsler (Good omens) by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
62) Smarte planter (Smart Plants) by Stephano Mancuso
63) Ualminnelige mennesker (Extraordinary People) by Peter May
64) Lyden av fjell (The sound of mountains) by Cathrine Evelid
65) Mengele zoo by Gert Nygårdshaug

September:
66) The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula Le Guin
67) Kritikeren (The Critic) by Peter May.
68) Himmelblomsttreet by Gert Nygårdshaug

Last book read.

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« Reply #638 on: September 17, 2020, 05:24:58 AM »
1) Behave - Robert Sapolsky.
2) Lonely Planet - 50 natural wonders.
3) Lonely Planet - Hiking in Spain.
4) The Secret Commonwealth - The Book of Dust Volume 2 - Philip Pullman.
5) The University of Hard Knocks, by Ralph Parlette.
6) Invisible Women - Caroline Criado Perez
7) Connie - Harry Pearson
8) Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage -  ‎Haruki Murakami
9) Small Island - Andrea Levy.
10) Life 3.0 - Max Tegmark. 
11) This thing of Darkness - Harry Thompson
12) The Secret Barrister - Anonymous.
13) Life:A User's Manual - Georges Perec.
14) The Electric Michelangelo - Sarah Hall
15) Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman - Yvon Chouinard
16) Harvest - Jim Crace
17) Educated - Tara Westover
18) The Plague - Albert Camus
19) A Journal of the Plague Year - Daniel Defoe
20) The return of Sherlock Holmes - Arthur Conan Doyle
21) The Meursault Investigation - Kamel Daoud.
22) The White Spider - Heinrich Harrer.
23) The Atoms of Language - Mark Baker.
24) The Summer Book - Tove Jansson.
25) Holding - Graham Norton.
26) Cicerone Walking Guide, The Dales Way - Terry Marsh.
27) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson.
28) The West Highland Way. (another walking guide)
29) The 39 Steps - John Buchan.
30) Budapest, nofel i ddysgwyr - Elin Meek.
31) The Eggshell War - Eric Marsh.
32) This Is Memorial Device - David Keanan.
33) Aurora: In search of the northern lights - Melanie Windridge.
34) Convenience Store Woman - Sayaka Murata.
35) Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow - Jerome K Jerome.
36) The Edge of Memory - Patrick Nunn.
37) The Storm before the Storm. The beginning of the end of the Roman Republic - Mike Duncan
38) The Unfolding of Language - Guy Deutscher.
39) Deep Work - Cal Newport.
40) Daily Rituals - Mason Currey
41) The Way Home - Mark Boyle
42) Brief Answers to the Big Questions - Stephen Hawking
43) Algorithms to live by - Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths
44) Walking the Pennine Way - Paddy Dillon
45) Against Empathy - Paul Bloom
46) Dragonquest - Anne McCaffrey
47) Into the Wild - Jon Krakauer
48) A Game of Thrones - George RR Martin
49) A Clash of Kings - George RR Martin
50) Around the world in 80 trains - Monisha Rajesh.
51) The Summer Isles - Philip Marsden
52) The Good Life for Wage Slaves - Robert Wringham
53) The Salt Path - Raynor Winn.
54) A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow - George RR Martin
55) A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold - George RR Martin
56) Y Stryd - Helen Naylor

57) In Praise of Walking - Shane O'Mara
58) The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and How to Build a Better Economy - Stephanie Kelton

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34. Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story by Nora Raleigh Baskin
35. Sweeping Up the Heart by Kevin Henkes
36. The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
37. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
38. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
39. Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
40. The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin

41. Dead Wake by Erik Larson

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« Reply #640 on: September 19, 2020, 02:33:23 PM »
January:
1) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (started in December)
2) The Lie, a memoire of two marriages, catfishing and coming out by William Dameron
3) The Queston of Red by Laksmi Pamuntjak
4) Grønn ungdom hele livet (Green youth my whole life), by Peter Tutein. Only read halfway.
5) Dubbel zes (Double Six) by Daphne Deckers
6) Ventoux by Bert Wagendorp
7) Svamp under mikroskopet (Mushrooms under the microscope) by Jan Nilsson
8) Vi må snakke om bakterier (We need to talk about bacteria) by Jessica Lönn-Stensrud
9) Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
10) Resten av dagen (The Remains of the day) by Kazuo Ishiguro

February:
11) The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
12) Koke bjørn (Cooking bears) by Mikael Niemi
13) Kijkvoer & Leesgenot (Dutch poetry) by Michèl de Jong and Drs. P.
14) The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
15) Botanikum by Katie Scott and Kathy Willis
16) Skog vil si samfunn (The Word for World is Forest) by Ursula le Guin
17) Blå (Blue) by Maja Lunde
18) Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
19) Ulvetider (an Era of Wolves) by Lars Lenth, Petter Böckman and Morten Tønnessen
20) Plukk selv (Forage yourself) by Trond Svendgård
21) Gratis mat av ville planter (Free Food from Wild Plants) by Jens Holmboe

March:
22) Lud-in-the-mist by Hope Mirrlees
23) The Slow Moon Climbs by Susan Mattern
24) Six Degrees by Mark Lynas
25) The Dirtbag's Guide to Life by Tim Mathis
26) The Jakarta Pandemic by Steven Konkoly
27) The War on Normal People by Andrew Yang
28) The Good Life by Marian Thurm

April:
29) In Dog we Trust by Neil S. Plakcy
30) In for the Kill by John Lutz
31) Severance by Ling Ma
32) Liv etter liv (Life after Life) by Kate Atkinson
33) The Land of Dreams by Vidar Sundstøl
34) The Alien Factor by Stan Lee

May:
35) 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
36) Grønne, ville nyttevekster i Norge (Green, wild useful plants in Norway) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund
37) The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
38) Fermentert mat (Fermented Food) by Anne Elisabeth Scheen
39) Tyskerungen (Baby of a German) by Camilla Läckberg
40) How to fossilise your hamster by Mick O'Hare
41) I Trifidenes dager (In the days of the Trifids) by NRK Radioteateret (a radio play)

June:
42) Radical Joy for Hard Times by Trebbe Johnson
43) Plant-man by Daniel Milford
44) Snared by Ed James
45) Het voedsel der Goden en hoe het op Aarde kwam (The Food of the Goods and how it came to Earth) by H.G. Wells
46) Mr Woolf by Jan Kjærstad
47) Przewalskis hest (Przewalski's horse) by Maja Lunde
48) Døgnåpent (Convenience Store Woman) by Sayaka Murata
49) Slutten på verden slik vi kjenner den (The End of the World as we know it) by Erlend Loe

July:
50) Svartedauen (Black Death) by Yngvar Ustvedt
51) the Break by Marian Keyes
52) Kurs for utdannelse av soppsakkyndige (Course for education of mushroom controllers) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund (a reread to refresh my knowledge for this season)
53) Coffin Road by Peter May
54) Fallvann (Waterfall water) by Mikael Niemi
55) The Humanure Handbook by Joseph Jenkins
56) Folk med angst (People with fear) by Fredrik Backman
57) Hr. Penumbras døgnåpne bokhandel (Mr. Penumbra's 24 hour open book store) by Robin Sloan
58) Maurtuemordene (The anthill murders) by Hans Olav Lahlum

August:
59) Harold Fry's utrolige pilegrimsferd (The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry) by Rachel Joice
60) Norske tilstander (Norwegian state of affairs) by Lars Lenth
61) Gode varsler (Good omens) by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
62) Smarte planter (Smart Plants) by Stephano Mancuso
63) Ualminnelige mennesker (Extraordinary People) by Peter May
64) Lyden av fjell (The sound of mountains) by Cathrine Evelid
65) Mengele zoo by Gert Nygårdshaug

September:
66) The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula Le Guin
67) Kritikeren (The Critic) by Peter May.
68) Himmelblomsttreet by Gert Nygårdshaug
69) The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Last book read.

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« Reply #641 on: September 20, 2020, 02:34:23 PM »
1WarbreakerBrandon SandersonOwnReread1/6/2020Fiction - Fantasy
2The Complete Book of Home OrganizationToni HammersleyOwnEducational1/7/2020Nonfiction - Home and Garden
3Rocannon's WorldUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List1/14/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
4Trickster's ChoiceTamora PierceLibraryPopSugar1/17/2020Fiction - Fantasy
5The Broken UniversePaul MelkoLibrarySequel1/25/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
6The Devil in the White CityErik LarsonLibraryTBR List2/3/2020General Nonfiction
7Eventide: Tales of the Dragon's BardTracy and Laura HickmanLibraryPopSugar2/13/2020Fiction - Fantasy
8Trickster's QueenTamora PierceLibrarySequel2/15/2020Fiction - Fantasy
9Gilgamesh the KingRobert SilverbergLibraryPopSugar2/24/2020Fiction - Historical
10The SparrowMary Doria RussellLibraryPopSugar2/24/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
11Planet of ExileUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List2/24/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
12Children of the NightMercedes LackeyLibrarySequel2/29/2020Fiction - Fantasy
13City of IllusionsUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List3/3/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
14The Aylesford SkullJames P. BlaylockLibraryOther3/11/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
15StarsightBrandon SandersonLibrarySequel3/13/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
16The DeepRivers Solomon, et alLibraryPopSugar3/16/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
17The DispossessedUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List3/22/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
18Blood PriceTanya HuffLibraryOther3/29/2020Fiction - Fantasy
19Blood TrailTanya HuffLibrarySequel4/1/2020Fiction - Fantasy
20White SandBrandon Sanderson, Rik HoskinOwnTBR List4/3/2020Fiction - Fantasy
21MeditationsMarcus Aurelius, trans. A.S.L. FarquharsonLibraryEducational4/6/2020Nonfiction - Philosophy
22Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected SolutionsJohann HariLibraryTBR List4/8/2020Nonfiction - Self-help
23Hainish StoriesUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List4/10/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
24The Alloy of LawBrandon SandersonOwnReread4/11/2020Fiction - Fantasy
25Shadows of SelfBrandon SandersonOwnReread4/12/2020Fiction - Fantasy
26The Bands of MourningBrandon SandersonOwnReread4/13/2020Fiction - Fantasy
27The Word for World is ForestUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List4/19/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
28The Way of KingsBrandon SandersonOwnReread4/26/2020Fiction - Fantasy
29Words of RadianceBrandon SandersonOwnReread5/1/2020Fiction - Fantasy
30OathbringerBrandon SandersonOwnReread5/11/2020Fiction - Fantasy
31Hainish Stories Vol 2Ursula LeGuinOwnTBR List5/18/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
32Winds of FateMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/22/2020Fiction - Fantasy
33Winds of ChangeMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/23/2020Fiction - Fantasy
34Winds of FuryMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/24/2020Fiction - Fantasy
35Storm WarningMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/25/2020Fiction - Fantasy
36Storm RisingMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/28/2020Fiction - Fantasy
37Storm BreakingMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/29/2020Fiction - Fantasy
38OwlflightMercedes LackeyOwnReread5/30/2020Fiction - Fantasy
39OwlsightMercedes LackeyOwnReread6/1/2020Fiction - Fantasy
40OwlknightMercedes LackeyOwnReread6/3/2020Fiction - Fantasy
41Five Ways to ForgivenessUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List6/6/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
42Sapiens: A brief history of humankindYuval N HarariLibraryTBR List6/14/2020Nonfiction - History/Biography
43Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets of Companion Planting for Successful GardeningLouise RiotteLibraryTBR List6/20/2020Nonfiction - Home and Garden
44The TellingUrsula LeGuinOwnTBR List6/24/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
45Arcanum UnboundedBrandon SandersonOwnReread6/27/2020Fiction - Fantasy
46The Chronicles of Pern: First FallAnne McCaffreyOwnReread6/28/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
47DragonsdawnAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/3/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
48DragonseyeAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/4/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
49Moreta: Dragonlady of PernAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/5/2020Fiction - Fantasy
50Nerilka's StoryAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/6/2020Fiction - Fantasy
51Art Through the Eyes of Mad PoetsEd. Eileen M. D'AngeloOwnOther7/7/2020General Nonfiction
52The Girl who Heard DragonsAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/11/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
53The Masterharper of PernAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/12/2020Fiction - Fantasy
54DragonflightAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/12/2020Fiction - Fantasy
55DragonquestAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/16/2020Fiction - Fantasy
56The White DragonAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/18/2020Fiction - Fantasy
57DragonsongAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/18/2020Fiction - Fantasy
58DragonsingerAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/19/2020Fiction - Fantasy
59DragondrumsAnne McCaffreyOwnReread7/19/2020Fiction - Fantasy
60The Fairy GodmotherMercedes LackeyOwnReread7/24/2020Fiction - Fantasy
61Outside the Not So Big House: Creating the Landscape of HomeJulie Moir Messervy, Sarah SusankaLibraryTBR List7/26/2020Nonfiction - Home and Garden
62One Good KnightMercedes LackeyOwnReread7/27/2020Fiction - Fantasy
63Fortune's FoolMercedes LackeyOwnReread7/29/2020Fiction - Fantasy
64The Snow QueenMercedes LackeyOwnReread8/2/2020Fiction - Fantasy
65The Sleeping BeautyMercedes LackeyOwnReread8/3/2020Fiction - Fantasy
66Beauty and the WerewolfMercedes LackeyOwnReread8/6/2020Fiction - Fantasy
67Every Word is a Bird We Teach to SingDaniel TammetLibraryTBR List   8/9/2020General Nonfiction
68The HostStephanie MeyerBorrowedOther8/13/2020Fiction - Science Fiction
69Watership DownRichard AdamsOwnReread8/25/2020General Fiction
70Tales from Watership DownRichard AdamsOwnReread9/2/2020General Fiction

71The Fire RoseMercedes LackeyOwnReread9/4/2020Fiction - Fantasy
72Reserved for the CatMercedes LackeyOwnReread9/7/2020Fiction - Fantasy
73The Wizard of LondonMercedes LackeyOwnReread9/12/2020Fiction - Fantasy
74The Serpent's ShadowMercedes LackeyOwnReread9/16/2020Fiction - Fantasy
75The Gates of SleepMercedes LackeyOwnReread9/20/2020Fiction - Fantasy

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #642 on: September 21, 2020, 02:34:26 PM »
January:
1) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (started in December)
2) The Lie, a memoire of two marriages, catfishing and coming out by William Dameron
3) The Queston of Red by Laksmi Pamuntjak
4) Grønn ungdom hele livet (Green youth my whole life), by Peter Tutein. Only read halfway.
5) Dubbel zes (Double Six) by Daphne Deckers
6) Ventoux by Bert Wagendorp
7) Svamp under mikroskopet (Mushrooms under the microscope) by Jan Nilsson
8) Vi må snakke om bakterier (We need to talk about bacteria) by Jessica Lönn-Stensrud
9) Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
10) Resten av dagen (The Remains of the day) by Kazuo Ishiguro

February:
11) The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
12) Koke bjørn (Cooking bears) by Mikael Niemi
13) Kijkvoer & Leesgenot (Dutch poetry) by Michèl de Jong and Drs. P.
14) The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
15) Botanikum by Katie Scott and Kathy Willis
16) Skog vil si samfunn (The Word for World is Forest) by Ursula le Guin
17) Blå (Blue) by Maja Lunde
18) Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
19) Ulvetider (an Era of Wolves) by Lars Lenth, Petter Böckman and Morten Tønnessen
20) Plukk selv (Forage yourself) by Trond Svendgård
21) Gratis mat av ville planter (Free Food from Wild Plants) by Jens Holmboe

March:
22) Lud-in-the-mist by Hope Mirrlees
23) The Slow Moon Climbs by Susan Mattern
24) Six Degrees by Mark Lynas
25) The Dirtbag's Guide to Life by Tim Mathis
26) The Jakarta Pandemic by Steven Konkoly
27) The War on Normal People by Andrew Yang
28) The Good Life by Marian Thurm

April:
29) In Dog we Trust by Neil S. Plakcy
30) In for the Kill by John Lutz
31) Severance by Ling Ma
32) Liv etter liv (Life after Life) by Kate Atkinson
33) The Land of Dreams by Vidar Sundstøl
34) The Alien Factor by Stan Lee

May:
35) 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
36) Grønne, ville nyttevekster i Norge (Green, wild useful plants in Norway) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund
37) The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
38) Fermentert mat (Fermented Food) by Anne Elisabeth Scheen
39) Tyskerungen (Baby of a German) by Camilla Läckberg
40) How to fossilise your hamster by Mick O'Hare
41) I Trifidenes dager (In the days of the Trifids) by NRK Radioteateret (a radio play)

June:
42) Radical Joy for Hard Times by Trebbe Johnson
43) Plant-man by Daniel Milford
44) Snared by Ed James
45) Het voedsel der Goden en hoe het op Aarde kwam (The Food of the Goods and how it came to Earth) by H.G. Wells
46) Mr Woolf by Jan Kjærstad
47) Przewalskis hest (Przewalski's horse) by Maja Lunde
48) Døgnåpent (Convenience Store Woman) by Sayaka Murata
49) Slutten på verden slik vi kjenner den (The End of the World as we know it) by Erlend Loe

July:
50) Svartedauen (Black Death) by Yngvar Ustvedt
51) the Break by Marian Keyes
52) Kurs for utdannelse av soppsakkyndige (Course for education of mushroom controllers) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund (a reread to refresh my knowledge for this season)
53) Coffin Road by Peter May
54) Fallvann (Waterfall water) by Mikael Niemi
55) The Humanure Handbook by Joseph Jenkins
56) Folk med angst (People with fear) by Fredrik Backman
57) Hr. Penumbras døgnåpne bokhandel (Mr. Penumbra's 24 hour open book store) by Robin Sloan
58) Maurtuemordene (The anthill murders) by Hans Olav Lahlum

August:
59) Harold Fry's utrolige pilegrimsferd (The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry) by Rachel Joice
60) Norske tilstander (Norwegian state of affairs) by Lars Lenth
61) Gode varsler (Good omens) by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
62) Smarte planter (Smart Plants) by Stephano Mancuso
63) Ualminnelige mennesker (Extraordinary People) by Peter May
64) Lyden av fjell (The sound of mountains) by Cathrine Evelid
65) Mengele zoo by Gert Nygårdshaug

September:
66) The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula Le Guin
67) Kritikeren (The Critic) by Peter May.
68) Himmelblomsttreet by Gert Nygårdshaug
69) The Library Book by Susan Orlean
70) Det gode ved å gå (In Praise of Walking) by Shane O'Mara

Last book read.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #643 on: September 22, 2020, 06:56:59 AM »
60. Iron and Magic – Ilona Andrews
61. Glass Houses – Louise Penny
62. The Hanging Tree – Ben Aaronovitch

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #644 on: September 22, 2020, 07:24:30 AM »
25) Jane Eyre, Bronte – audio book
26) The Fortieth Door – audio book
27) The Princess of Burundi – Kjell Ericksson
28) Along the Trail with Ralph Bice in Algonquin Park – I had to skip the sections on hunting and trapping.
29) Kidnapped – audio book, Robert Louis Stevenson –
30) Still Mine – Amy Stuart – thriller genre and I found it diverting
31) Still Water – Amy Stuart, like her first one enough to source the second one.
32) Origins: how Earth’s history shaped human history – Lewis Dartnell.  While well written, the impact of humans on the earth and my lack of enough geography made this one too hard for me.  I took it back to the library after two renewals and only making it to page 64.

I shall look the list @Splashncash.  The Globe and Mail had a great list this past weekend. 

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #645 on: September 22, 2020, 08:01:01 AM »
January:
1) Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (started in December)
2) The Lie, a memoire of two marriages, catfishing and coming out by William Dameron
3) The Queston of Red by Laksmi Pamuntjak
4) Grønn ungdom hele livet (Green youth my whole life), by Peter Tutein. Only read halfway.
5) Dubbel zes (Double Six) by Daphne Deckers
6) Ventoux by Bert Wagendorp
7) Svamp under mikroskopet (Mushrooms under the microscope) by Jan Nilsson
8) Vi må snakke om bakterier (We need to talk about bacteria) by Jessica Lönn-Stensrud
9) Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
10) Resten av dagen (The Remains of the day) by Kazuo Ishiguro

February:
11) The seven deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
12) Koke bjørn (Cooking bears) by Mikael Niemi
13) Kijkvoer & Leesgenot (Dutch poetry) by Michèl de Jong and Drs. P.
14) The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
15) Botanikum by Katie Scott and Kathy Willis
16) Skog vil si samfunn (The Word for World is Forest) by Ursula le Guin
17) Blå (Blue) by Maja Lunde
18) Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
19) Ulvetider (an Era of Wolves) by Lars Lenth, Petter Böckman and Morten Tønnessen
20) Plukk selv (Forage yourself) by Trond Svendgård
21) Gratis mat av ville planter (Free Food from Wild Plants) by Jens Holmboe

March:
22) Lud-in-the-mist by Hope Mirrlees
23) The Slow Moon Climbs by Susan Mattern
24) Six Degrees by Mark Lynas
25) The Dirtbag's Guide to Life by Tim Mathis
26) The Jakarta Pandemic by Steven Konkoly
27) The War on Normal People by Andrew Yang
28) The Good Life by Marian Thurm

April:
29) In Dog we Trust by Neil S. Plakcy
30) In for the Kill by John Lutz
31) Severance by Ling Ma
32) Liv etter liv (Life after Life) by Kate Atkinson
33) The Land of Dreams by Vidar Sundstøl
34) The Alien Factor by Stan Lee

May:
35) 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari
36) Grønne, ville nyttevekster i Norge (Green, wild useful plants in Norway) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund
37) The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
38) Fermentert mat (Fermented Food) by Anne Elisabeth Scheen
39) Tyskerungen (Baby of a German) by Camilla Läckberg
40) How to fossilise your hamster by Mick O'Hare
41) I Trifidenes dager (In the days of the Trifids) by NRK Radioteateret (a radio play)

June:
42) Radical Joy for Hard Times by Trebbe Johnson
43) Plant-man by Daniel Milford
44) Snared by Ed James
45) Het voedsel der Goden en hoe het op Aarde kwam (The Food of the Goods and how it came to Earth) by H.G. Wells
46) Mr Woolf by Jan Kjærstad
47) Przewalskis hest (Przewalski's horse) by Maja Lunde
48) Døgnåpent (Convenience Store Woman) by Sayaka Murata
49) Slutten på verden slik vi kjenner den (The End of the World as we know it) by Erlend Loe

July:
50) Svartedauen (Black Death) by Yngvar Ustvedt
51) the Break by Marian Keyes
52) Kurs for utdannelse av soppsakkyndige (Course for education of mushroom controllers) by Norges sopp- og nyttevekstforbund (a reread to refresh my knowledge for this season)
53) Coffin Road by Peter May
54) Fallvann (Waterfall water) by Mikael Niemi
55) The Humanure Handbook by Joseph Jenkins
56) Folk med angst (People with fear) by Fredrik Backman
57) Hr. Penumbras døgnåpne bokhandel (Mr. Penumbra's 24 hour open book store) by Robin Sloan
58) Maurtuemordene (The anthill murders) by Hans Olav Lahlum

August:
59) Harold Fry's utrolige pilegrimsferd (The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry) by Rachel Joice
60) Norske tilstander (Norwegian state of affairs) by Lars Lenth
61) Gode varsler (Good omens) by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
62) Smarte planter (Smart Plants) by Stephano Mancuso
63) Ualminnelige mennesker (Extraordinary People) by Peter May
64) Lyden av fjell (The sound of mountains) by Cathrine Evelid
65) Mengele zoo by Gert Nygårdshaug

September:
66) The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula Le Guin
67) Kritikeren (The Critic) by Peter May.
68) Himmelblomsttreet by Gert Nygårdshaug
69) The Library Book by Susan Orlean
70) Det gode ved å gå (In Praise of Walking) by Shane O'Mara
71) Eager by Ben Goldfarb

Last book read.

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #646 on: September 22, 2020, 04:46:11 PM »

   1. The Long Road Back to Boston  by Phillip Fields Ph.D
   2. Fearvana  by Akshay Nanavati
   3. Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person Shonda Rhimes
   4. The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
   5. Black Echo by Michael Connelly
   6. Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly
   7. Angels Flight by Michael Connelly
   8. Gray Ghost by William G. Tapply
   9. City of Bones by Michael Connelly
   10. Echo Park by Michael Connelly
   11. Blue on Black by Michael Connelly
   12. Bloody Genius by John Sandford
   13. The Night Fire by Michael Connelly
   14. Patriots of the upcountry by William H.B Thomas
   15. The Crossing by Michael Connelly
   16. The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly
   17. Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly
   18. The Call of the Wild by Jack London
   19. Masked Prey by John Sandford
   20. The Library Book by Susan Orlean
   21. Advice Not Given -Mark Epstein
   22. A Guide to the Good Life - William B. Irvine
   23. Escape Clause - John Sandford
   24. When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi
   25. Themes and Variations - David Sedaris
   26. Wherever You Go, There You Are = Jon Kabat-Zinn
   27. The Mindful Runner - Gary Dudney


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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #647 on: September 22, 2020, 07:06:19 PM »
I shall look the list @Splashncash.  The Globe and Mail had a great list this past weekend.

Hey Frugal Lizard, can you share a link or the list?  Pretty please?  My to-be-read list is not long enough. 

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #648 on: September 22, 2020, 10:01:24 PM »
AUGUST

115.   Tiny habits: the small changes that change everything – BJ Fogg
116.   Anything you do say – Gillian McAllister
117.   The Night visitor – Lucy Atkins
118.   Please don’t hug me – Kay Kerr (YA)

SEPTEMBER

119.   The End of time – Gavin Extence
120.   Rodham – Curtis Sittenfeld
121.   *Men without Women – Haruki Murakami
122.   The Empathy Problem – Gavin Extence
123.   Bel Lamington – D E Stevenson (so, so charming)
124.   The Good Sister – Gillian McAllister
125.   The other side of happiness – Brock Bastian (NF)
126.   Invisible Girl – Lisa Jewell
127.   The Killer in me (#2 Frankie Sheehan) – Olivia Kiernan
128.   A Garden can be anywhere – Lauri Kranz (NF)
129.   Your Well-being garden (NF)
130.   The Young Clementina – D E Stevenson
131.   *Wife in the North – Judith O’Reilly (NF, reread)
132.   *The Closed Circle – Jonathan Coe (reread)

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Re: 50 books in 2020!
« Reply #649 on: September 23, 2020, 09:04:12 AM »
I shall look the list @Splashncash.  The Globe and Mail had a great list this past weekend.

Hey Frugal Lizard, can you share a link or the list?  Pretty please?  My to-be-read list is not long enough.
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books/article-fall-books-preview-plan-a-reading-marathon-with-these-68-best-picks/
We get the paper on Saturday so I don't have a digital subscription and couldn't get past the paywall.