Reading list

I love reading! Usually I have at least 2-3 books that I’m in the process of reading at any one time.

What I’m reading now:
– Packing for Mars – The Curious Science of Life in Space by Mary Roach
– The Scottish Prisoner by Diana Gabaldon
– Lord John and the Hand of Devils (collection of three novellas: “Hell-Fire Club,” “Succubus,” and “Haunted Soldier”) by Diana Gabaldon
– Koskinen ja siimamies (Koskinen and the fishing line man) by Seppo Jokinen (started early Nov 2013, and I just haven’t read much of it since I picked it up again in 2014 at some point. Some day.)
– The Outlandish Companion by Diana Gabaldon (“started” in 2011)

Books that I have recently read (newest ones at the top):
2017
– Never Broken by Jewel
2016
– Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin (I never finished this and who knows if I ever will.)
– The Wild Girl by Jim Fergus (This is the 2nd time I’ve started this and not gotten past a few pages.)
– The Fettered Flame (book 2) by E.D.E. Bell
– Weregirl by C.D. Bell
– Substitute by Nicholson Baker
– Service Tales – More Stories of Man’s Best Hero by Ace
– Endangered by Dani Hoots
– I Wish My Teacher Knew by Kyle Schwartz
– The Defenders’ Apprentice by Amelia Smith
– When the Owl Sings by David C. Maloney
– The Price of Salt (Carol) by Patricia Highsmith
– Mrs. Galloway by Virginia Wolff — (I just couldn’t get into this, it will go unread.)
– Revealed (House of Night Series #11) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
2015
– Hidden (House of Night Series #10) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Destined (House of Night Series #9) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Awakened (House of Night Series #8) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Burned (House of Night Series #7) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Tempted (House of Night Series #6) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Hunted (House of Night Series #5) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Untamed (House of Night Series #4) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Chosen (House of Night Series #3) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Betrayed (House of Night Series #2) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– Marked (House of Night Series #1) by P.C. & Kristin Cast
– The Shadow Reader by Sandy Williams
– Skin Deep by Mark Del Franco
– The Space Between (novella) by Diana Gabaldon
– Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius +

2014
– Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade (book 2) by Diana Gabaldon ++
– Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
– Dragonswan (Dark Hunter series #0,5) by Sherrilyn Kenyon +-
– Fantasy Lover (Dark Hunter series #0) by Sherrilyn Kenyon +-
– Lord John and the Private Matter (book 1) by Diana Gabaldon ++
– Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (book 8) by Diana Gabaldon (For the 1st time!) +++
– An Echo in the Bone (book 7) by Diana Gabaldon (For the 2nd time) +++
– A Breath of Snow and Ashes (book 6) by Diana Gabaldon (For the 3rd time) +++
– The Fiery Cross (book 5) by Diana Gabaldon (For the 3rd time) +++
– Drums of Autumn (book 4) by Diana Gabaldon (For the 3rd time) +++
– Voyager (book 3) by Diana Gabaldon (For the 3rd time) +++
– Dragonfly in Amber (book 2) by Diana Gabaldon (For the 3rd time) +++

2013
– Outlander (book 1) by Diana Gabaldon (For the 3rd time) +++++
– Phone Kitten by Marika Christian
– Scary Mary (The Scary Mary Series): S. A. Hunter
– The Cat Manual by Michael Ray Taylor
– Fairy Metal Thunder (Songs of Magic, #1) by J. L. Bryan
– Tuhat loistavaa aurinkoa (A thousand splendid suns) by Khaled Hosseinin (started in 2011)
– Inhale (A just breathe novel) by Kendall Grey
– Ring of Destiny (A Reynald tale) by Eric Quinn Knowles
– Cursed by Darkness (Book 1 of the Befallen Tide series) by Anna Sanders
– Wolf’s Haven by Ambrielle Kirk
– French Parents Don’t Give In, by Pamela Druckerman
– Her Dark Angel by Felicity Heaton
– Who’s Kitten Who (Reigning Cats & Dogs Mysteries, No. 6) by Cynthia Baxter
– Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin ++
– What to Expect the First Year by Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi Murkoff & Sandee Hathaway B.S.N (started in 2012)
– Raven (Raven Saga #1) by Suzy Turner
– 101 Tips for Traveling with a Vampire Revamped by Joleen Naylor & Jonathan Harvey —
– The First Dragoneer (The Dragoneers Saga, #0) by M.R. Mathias
– Double Trouble (The Coxwells #2) by Deborah Cooke –
– Betrayed: Days of the Rogue (Law of the Lycans, #2.5) by Nicky Charles
– The Finding (Law of the Lycans, #3) by Nicky Charles
– The Keeping (Law of the Lycans, #2) by Nicky Charles
– The Mating (Law of the Lycans, #1) by Nicky Charles
– Bonded (Law of the Lycans, #0.5) by Nicky Charles
– Right from the Gecko (Reigning Cats & Dogs Mysteries, No. 5) by Cynthia Baxter
– Hare Today, Dead Tomorrow (Reigning Cats & Dogs Mysteries, No. 4) by Cynthia Baxter
– Lead a Horse to Murder (Reigning Cats & Dogs Mysteries, No. 3) by Cynthia Baxter
– Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling (Finished April 30)
– Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
– Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
– Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
– In the Year 2889 by Jules Verne
– Putting on the Dog (Reigning Cats & Dogs Mysteries, No. 2) by Cynthia Baxter
– Nidah, by Melissa Ford (@ Stirrup Queens)
– Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
– Dead Canaries Don’t Sing (Reigning Cats & Dogs Mysteries, No. 1) by Cynthia Baxter (started end Dec 2012)
– Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
– Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

2012
– Whisper Kiss (Dragonfire 5) by Deborah Cooke
– Winter Kiss (Dragonfire 4) by Deborah Cooke
– Kiss of Fate (Dragonfire 3) by Deborah Cooke
– Kiss of Fury (Dragonfire 2) by Deborah Cooke
– Kiss of Fire (Dragonfire 1) by Deborah Cooke
– Master of Ecstasy (Mackenzie Vampiers 1) by Nina Bangs — (I just couldn’t get into this book)
– Moon Child (Vampire for Hire, Book 4) by J.R. Rain
– Moon Dance (Vampire for Hire, Book 1) by J.R. Rain
– I Hunger for You (Prime Series, Book 3) by Susan Sizemore
– I Thirst for You (Prime Series, Book 2) by Susan Sizemore
– I Burn for You (Prime Series, Book 1) by Susan Sizemore
– Year of the Big Thaw by Marion Zimmer Bradley
– The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
– A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
– Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
– Stranger (Blades of the Rose 4) by Zoë Archer
– Rebel (Blades of the Rose 3) by Zoë Archer
– Scoundrel (Blades of the Rose 2) by Zoë Archer
– Warrior (Blades of the Rose 1) by Zoë Archer
– Sentence of Marriage by Shayne Parkinson
– The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
– Dead in the Scrub by B.J. Oliphant
– Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
– Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James
– Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
– Hit List by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Bullet by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Flirt  by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Blood Noir by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Harlequin by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Danse Macabre by Laurell K. Hamilton
– The Icarus Hunt by Timothy Zahn
– Life from Scratch by Melissa Ford (@ Stirrup Queens)
– One Child by Torey Hayden
– Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austin

2011 (and before)
– The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
– The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larson
– The Other Hand by Chris Cleave
– Incubus Dreams by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Cerulean Sins by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Micah by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Obsidian Butterfly by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Lord John and the Private Matter by Diana Gabaldon ++
– Summer Sisters by Judy Blume
– Blue Moon by Laurell K Hamilton
– Lake in the Clouds by Sara Donati (July 2011) +
– Companion Dog Prince Tom by Jean Fritz and Tom Clute
– Timekeepers by Catherine Webb —
– Dawn on a Distant Shore by Sara Donati +
– Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati +
– Burnt Offerings by Laurell K. Hamilton
– The Killing Dance by Laurell K. Hamilton
– Bloody Bones by Laurell K. Hamilton
– The Lunatic Cafe by Laurell K. Hamilton
– An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon ++
– A Breath of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon (2nd reading) +++
– The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon (2nd reading) +++
– Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon (2nd reading) +++
– Voyager by Diana Gabaldon (2nd reading) +++
– Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon (2nd reading) +++
– Outlander by Diana Gabaldon (2nd reading) +++
– This Common Secret: My Journey as an Abortion Doctor by Susan Wicklund
– The princess and the penis by JR Silver (short story e-book)
– Black Silk by Jan Gordon (e-book)
– How to Disappear Completely by David Bowick (e-book)
– Kirjastokissa (Library Cat) by Vicki Myron (beg. 2011)
– Scartissue by Anthony Kiedis
– Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

My TBR List:

– The disc world series by Terry Pratchet
– Lord John series by Diana Gabaldon
– more to come…

My rating system of + and –
Most books won’t have any marks, but if you see some with a plus or a minus, it means that I really enjoyed the book or really didn’t like it.

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