Another Year

December 1st 2015 to November 30th 2016 marks another year of the reading challenge. It’s been ten years since I started this challenge. Craziness. Here are the books I plan to read for year e-freakin-leven.


  • The Man Who Was Taller Than God by Harold Adams
  • Flashman and the Angel of the Lord by George MacDonald Fraser
  • Ringed Castle by Dorothy Dunnett
  • Cod: the biography by Mark Kurlansky
  • How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn (AB)


  • Flashman and the Tiger by George MacDonald Fraser
  • Up in the Singing Mountain by Richard Llewellyn (S)
  • Checkmate by Dorothy Dunnett
  • Blue Light by Walter Mosley
  • Always a Body to Trade by K.C. Constantine

(NOTE: I will probably need to add an audio book for January)


  • And I Shall Sleep..Down Where the Moon was Small by Richard Llewellyn (S)
  • As She Climbed Across the Table by Jonathan Lethem (AB)
  • A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge by Joshua Neufeld
  • Her First American by Lore Segal


  • Naked Lunch by William Burroughs (AB)
  • Family Man by Jayne Ann Krentz
  • The Brontes by Juliet Barker (over a thousand pages long)


  • Don’t Eat This Book by Morgan Spurlock (AB)
  • Two Towns in Provence by MKF Fisher
  • Guernica by Gijis Hansbergen
  • Green Thoughts by Eleanor Perenyi


  • Age of Gold by HW Brands (AB)
  • Jordan by E Borgia
  • Coroner’s Lunch by Colin Cotterill
  • Brilliant Oranges by David Winner


  • Yocandra in the Paradise of Nada by Zoe Valdes
  • Thirty-Three Teeth by Colin Cotterill (S)
  • Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan
  • Millstone by Margaret Drabble
  • Death in the Family by James Agee (AB)
    • Short Stories:
      • Outside by Nell Fruedenberger
      • Suffering Channel by David Foster Wallace
      • People Like That by Lorrie Moore


  • Disco for the Departed by Colin Cotterill (S)
  • Last Battle by Cornelius Ryan (S)
  • Milk in My Coffee by Eric Dickey
  • Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell (AB)


  • Anarchy and Old Dogs by Colin Cotterill (S)
  • Lost City of Z by David Grann
  • High and Mighty by Ernest Gann
  • If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

(Will need an audio book for August)


  • Curse of the Pogo Stick by Colin Cotterill (S)
  • Edwin Mullhouse by Steven Millhauser
  • Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng
  • Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie (AB)


  • Merry Misogynist by Colin Cotterill (S)
  • Blessing on the Moon by Joseph Skibell (AB)
  • Toast to Tomorrow by Manning Coles
  • Ape and the Sushi Master by Frans de Waal
  • Aeneid by Virgil


  • Love Songs from a Shallow Grace by Colin Cotterill (S)
  • Living Poor by Moritz Thomsen
  • Goodbye Mr. Chips by James Hilton
  • Advise and Consent by Allen Drury

(Will need an audio book for November)

Codes: AB=audio book; S=series

One Comment on “Another Year”

  1. RedHeadedBookLover says:

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    By the way this comment is towards all of your blog posts because they are all amazing!

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