Friday, January 6, 2017

Books Read, 2016

A couple of years ago I decided to log every book I read and then compile a master list at the end of the year. Below is my Master Reading List for 2016, in alphabetical order by title. I'll try to post a list of my favorite books read last year soon.

FICTION

  • The Bards of Bone Plain by Patricia McKillip
  • Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes
  • The Caller by Juliet Marillier
  • Chalice by Robin McKinley
  • Cybele's Secret by Juliet Marillier
  • The Dancers of Arun by Elizabeth A. Lynn
  • Dreamer's Pool by Juliet Marillier
  • The Final Solution by Michael Chabon
  • The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen
  • Greyfax Grimwald by Niel Hancock
  • Harpist  in  the Wind by Patricia A. McKillip
  • Heart's Blood by Juliet Marillier
  • Heir of Sea and Fire by Patricia A. McKillip
  • Indigo by Louise Cooper
  • Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins by Emma Donoghue
  • Legacy by F. Paul Wilson
  • Low Red Moon by Caitlin R. Kiernan
  • The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
  • The Northern Girl by Elizabeth A. Lynn
  • Pax by Sara Pennypacker
  • The Promise by Robert Crais
  • Raven Flight by Juliet Marillier
  • The Riddle-Master of Hed by Patricia A. McKillip
  • Shadowfell by Juliet Marillier
  • The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
  • Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
  • Those Who Hunt the Night by Barbara Hambly
  • The Tomb by F. Paul Wilson
  • Tower of Thorns by Juliet Marillier
  • Vampires in the Lemon Grove and Other Stories by Karen Russell
  • Walking Dead by Greg Rucka (reread)
  • Watchtower by Elizabeth A. Lynn
  • A Wild Swan and Other Tales by Michael Cunningham
  • Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
  • The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits: Stories by Emma Donoghue

NONFICTION

  • 100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers, Evading Capture, and Surviving Any Dangerous Situation by Clint Emerson
  • 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America’s Moral Integrity by Charles Lewis
  • Aikido Exercises for Teaching and Training by C.M. Shifflett
  • Aikido in Everyday Life: Giving in to Get Your Way by Terry Dobson and Victor Miller
  • Becoming Kuan Yin: The Evolution of Compassion by Stephen Levine
  • Being Peace by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Budo Secrets: Teachings of the Martial Arts Masters by John Stevens
  • Calming the Fearful Mind: A Zen Response to Terrorism by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Cheap Shots, Ambushes and Other Lessons A Down and Dirty Book on Streetfighting by Marc "Animal" MacYoung
  • Crime Signals: How to Spot a Criminal Before You Become a Victim by David Givens
  • Hoodwinked: An Economic Hit Man Reveals Why the World Financial Markets Imploded--and What We Need to Do to Remake Them by John Perkins
  • I, Spy: How to Be Your Own Private Investigator by Daniel Ribacoff
  • It's a Lot Like Dancing: An Aikido Journey by Terry Dobson
  • The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
  • Left of Bang: How the Marine Corps' Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life by Jason Riley and Patrick Van Horne
  • Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of American History by Richard Shenkman
  • Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies  by Hadley Freeman
  • The Magic of Conflict by Thomas Crum
  • Martial Musings: A Portrayal of Martial Arts in the 20th Century by Robert W, Smith
  • Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior by John Man
  • No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Official Prisoner Companion by Matthew White and Jaffer Ali
  • The Other Nietzsche by Joan Stambaugh
  • Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Power of Internal Martial Arts: Combat Secrets of Ba Gua, Tai Chi, and Hsing-I by B.K.  Frantzis
  • Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy
  • Pretentiousness : Why It Matters  by Dan Fox
  • The Secret Teachers of the Western World by Gary Lachman
  • Slavery Inc: The Untold Story of International Sex Trafficking by Lydia Cacho
  • The Spirit of Aikido by Kisshomaru Ueshiba
  • Superpatriotism by Michael Parenti
  • This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein
  • Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War by Andrew Bacevich
  • What Makes You Not a Buddhist by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse
  • When Buddhists Attack: The Curious Relationship Between Zen and the Martial Arts by Jeffrey K. Mann
  • You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day
  • Your Magickal Cat: Feline Magick, Lore, and Worship by Gerina Dunwich
  • Zanshin : Meditation and the Mind in Modern Martial Arts  by Vince Morris
  • Zen For Beginners by Judith Blackstone and Zoran Josipovic
  • The Zen Way to the Martial Arts by Taisen Deshimaru

GRAPHIC NOVELS

  • Batman '66 by Jeff Parker and various artists
  • Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
  • Saga, Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
  • Saga, Vol. 3 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
  • Saga, Vol. 4 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
  • Saga, Vol. 5 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
  • Saga, Vol. 6 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples

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