2020 in Books

  1. The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson (1/3)
  2. Catfishing on CatNet by Naomi Kritzer (1/4)
  3. The Star Fraction by Ken MacLeod (1/5)
  4. The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders (1/10)
  5. The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead (1/10)
  6. six months, three days, five others by Charlie Jane Anders (1/10)
  7. The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware (1/11)
  8. The Dog of the South by Charles Portis (1/12)
  9. Off Season by Jack Ketchum (1/12)
  10. Deceptive by Emily Lloyd-Jones (1/13)
  11. Golden Prey by John Sandford (1/13)
  12. Bunny by Monica Awad (1/15)
  13. The Library Book by Susan Orlean (1/17)
  14. No Good Deeds by Laura Lippman (1/18)
  15. Never Caught; The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar (1/19)
  16. Soul Music by Terry Pratchett (1/20)
  17. Something Deeply Hidden by Sean Carroll (1/24)
  18. Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo (1/24)
  19. Beartown by Fredrick Backman (1/26)
  20. The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern (1/30)
  21. Twisted Prey by John Sandford (1/31)
  22. The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones (1/31)
  23. Knife by Jo Nesbo (2/1)
  24. Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire (2/2)
  25. The Best of All Possible Worlds by Karen Lord (2/4)
  26. Zed by Joanna Kavenna (2/6)
  27. The Twisted Ones by T. Kingfisher (2/6)
  28. Every Secret Thing by Laura Lippman (2/7)
  29. The Art of the Good Life by Rolf Dobelli (2/8)
  30. Witchmark by C. L. Polk (2/9)
  31. Trick Mirror; reflections on self delusion by Jia Tolentino (2/10)
  32. Oligarchy by Scarlett Thomas (2/11)
  33. Agency; A Novel by William Gibson (2/12)
  34. The Things I Carry by Jennifer Longo (2/13)
  35. Followers by Megan Angelo (2/14)
  36. Olive Kitteredge by Elizabeth Strout (2/15)
  37. Masters of Atlantis by Charles Portis (2/16)
  38. A Game of Birds and Wolves; The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II by Simon Parkin (2/20)
  39. Neon Prey by John Sandford (2/21)
  40. The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow (2/22)
  41. The From-Aways by CJ Hauser (2/23)
  42. Midnight Blue-Light Special by Seanan McGuire (2/25)
  43. Dare to Lead by Brene Brown (2/25)
  44. Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire (2/26)
  45. Dead to Her by Sarah Pinborough (2/27)
  46. Full Throttle; Stories by Joe Hill (2/28)
  47. To the Power of Three by Laura Lippman (2/29)
  48. The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo (3/1)
  49. You Look Like A Thing and I Love You by Janelle Shane (3/2)
  50. In the Dream House; A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado (3/3)
  51. Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout (3/4)
  52. Castle in the Air by Donald Westlake (3/4)
  53. Saint X by Alexis Schaitkin (3/5)
  54. His Hideous Heart ed. Dahlia Adler (3/7)
  55. The Child Finder by Rene Denfield (3/8)
  56. The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz (3/9)
  57. Spring by Ali Smith (3/10)
  58. Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett (3/12)
  59. Blowout; Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth by Rachel Maddow (3/13)
  60. Gringos by Charles Portis (3/14)
  61. The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober by Catherine Gray (3/14)
  62. Dark of the Moon by John Sandford (3/15)
  63. Stormsong by C. L. Polk (3/16)
  64. Such Men Are Dangerous by Paul Kavanagh (3/16)
  65. To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers (3/17)
  66. Weather by Jenny Offill (3/18)
  67. Perfect Little Children by Sophie Hannah (3/19)
  68. My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell (3/20)
  69. The Butterfly Girl by Rene Denfeld (3/21)
  70. Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz (3/22)
  71. Orange World and Other Stories by Karen Russell (3/23)
  72. What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman (3/24)
  73. A Murder of Quality by John le Carré (3/25)
  74. Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women, and Why It Still Matters by Anne Boyd Rioux (3/26)
  75. Missing Person by Sarah Lotz (3/27)
  76. The Spy Who Came In From The Cold by John le Carré (3/29)
  77. Tower Hill by Sarah Pinborough (3/29)
  78. Feeding Ground by Sarah Pinborough (3/30)
  79. A Mind to Murder by P. D. James (4/1)
  80. The Looking-Glass War by John le Carré (4/2)
  81. The Striker Portfolio by Adam Hall (4/3)
  82. The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco (4/4)
  83. Wanderers; A Novel by Chuck Wendig (4/5)
  84. The Shadow of the Torturer by Gene Wolfe (4/6)
  85. the Warsaw Document by Adam Hall (4/8)
  86. Fer-de-lance by Rex Stout (4/9)
  87. The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe (4/10)
  88. The Tango Briefing by Adam Hall (4/11)
  89. Half-Off Ragnarok by Seanan McGuire (4/12)
  90. Chrono Trigger by Michael P. Williams (4/13)
  91. The League of Frightened Men by Rex Stout (4/14)
  92. Spelunky by Derek Yu (4/15)
  93. The Secret House of Death by Ruth Rendell (4/16)
  94. The Mandarin Cypher by Adam Hall (4/17)
  95. The Triumph of Evil by Paul Kavanagh (4/18)
  96. Generation X by Douglas Coupland (4/18)
  97. Heat Lightning by John Sandford (4/19)
  98. Survivor Song by Paul Tremblay (4/20)
  99. Another Thing to Fall by Laura Lippman (4/21)
  100. The Rubber Band by Rex Stout (4/23)
  101. Maskerade by Terry Pratchett (4/24)
  102. The Kobra Manifesto by Adam Hall (4/25)
  103. A Small Town in Germany by John le Carré (4/27)
  104. Big Sky by Kate Atkinson (4/28)
  105. The Heart Forger by Rin Chupeco (5/1)
  106. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré (5/3)
  107. Sins of the Fathers by Ruth Rendell (5/5)
  108. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (5/15)
  109. Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett (5/17)
  110. Unpublished Manuscript by Unnamed Author (5/20)
  111. Broken by Don Winslow (5/21)
  112. Writers & Lovers by Lily King (5/23)
  113. The Black Echo by Michael Connelly (5/28)
  114. The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian (5/30)
  115. The Sinkiang Executive by Adam Hall (5/31)
  116. Hogfather by Terry Pratchett (6/3)
  117. Too Many Cooks by Rex Stout (6/4)
  118. The Honourable Schoolboy by John le Carré (6/13)
  119. Euphoria by Lily King (6/15)
  120. Rough Country by John Sandford (6/16)
  121. The Split by Sharon Bolton (6/18)
  122. Blaze by Stephen King (6/19)
  123. If It Bleeds by Stephen King (6/23)
  124. Jingo by Terry Pratchett (6/28)
  125. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough (7/10)
  126. Smiley’s People by John le Carré (7/12)
  127. Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu (7/14)
  128. Masked Prey by John Sandford (7/15)
  129. Network Effect by Martha Wells (7/19)
  130. All Adults Here by Emma Straub (7/24)
  131. The Deep by Alma Katsu (7/26)
  132. Verge; Stories by Lydia Yuknavitch (7/29)
  133. The Guest List by Lucey Foley (8/2)
  134. A Matter of Blood by Sarah Pinborough (8/4)
  135. How to Be an Artist by Jerry Saltz (8/5)
  136. Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton (8/8)
  137. Gideon the Ninth by Tasmyn Muir (8/12)
  138. Malorie by Josh Malerman (8/13)
  139. Finder by Suzanne Palmer (8/14)
  140. The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett (8/15)
  141. The Longing for Less; Living with Minimalism by Kyle Chayka (8/18)
  142. Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall (8/18)
  143. Death in her Hands by Ottessa Moshfegh (8/19)
  144. This Is How I Lied by Heather Gudenkauf (8/22)
  145. Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell (8/28)
  146. The Return by Rachel Harrison (8/28)
  147. The Black Ice by Michael Connelly (8/29)
  148. The Shadow of the Soul by Sarah Pinborough (9/1)
  149. Naomi by Junichiro Tanizaki (9/3)
  150. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires; A Novel by Grady Hendrix (9/7)
  151. Pocket Apocalypse by Seanan McGuire (9/9)
  152. Play Dead by Harlan Coben (9/11)
  153. The Lightness by Emily Temple (9/13)
  154. Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor (9/15)
  155. All The Devils Are Here by Louise Penny (9/17)
  156. Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett (9/19)
  157. Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami (9/25)
  158. Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson (9/26)
  159. Bullshit Jobs; A Theory by David Graeber (9/27)
  160. Devolution by Max Brooks (9/27)
  161. The Cloud Roads by Martha Wells (9/29)
  162. Shock Wave by John Sandford (9/29)
  163. Chaos Choreography by Seanan McGuire (9/30)
  164. Quicksand by Junichiro Tanizaki (10/1)
  165. The Portrait of Mrs Charbuque by Jeffrey Ford (10/1)
  166. The Serpent Sea by Martha Wells (10/3)
  167. Trouble Shooter by Louis L’Amour (10/3)
  168. Miracle Cure by Harlan Coben (10/5)
  169. The Siren Depths by Martha Wells (10/8)
  170. On Tyranny; Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder (10/8)
  171. The Boy on the Bridge by M.R. Carey (10/9)
  172. The Last Emperox by John Scalzi (10/10)
  173. The Utopia of Rules; On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy by David Graeber (10/11)
  174. The Steampunk Bible by Jeff VanderMeer with S. J. Chambers (10/14)
  175. What If This Were Enough? by Heather Havrilesky (10/14)
  176. Sea Change by Nancy Kress (10/15)
  177. The Interrogative Mood; a novel? by Padgett Powell (10/16)
  178. Three Years with the Rat by Jay Hosking (10/17)
  179. Beautiful Days by Joyce Carol Oates (10/20)
  180. The Precious One by Maria de los Santos (10/21)
  181. The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson (10/22)
  182. Our Malady by Timothy Snyder (10/23)
  183. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (10/24)
  184. Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam (10/25)
  185. The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers (10/29)
  186. The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue (11/1)
  187. Abigail by Magda Szabo (11/3)
  188. Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff (11/5)
  189. Mad River by John Sandford (11/6)
  190. Green by Jay Lake (11/9)
  191. The Drowned Life by Jeffrey Ford (11/10)
  192. The Tyrant Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson (11/13)
  193. The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan (11/16)
  194. Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir (11/19)
  195. Infernal Devices by K. W. Jeter (11/22)
  196. Piranesi by Susanna Clarke (11/24)
  197. Even by Andrew Grant (11/25)
  198. Run by Blake Crouch (11/25)
  199. Magic for Nothing by Seanan McGuire (11/25)
  200. The Rustlers of West Fork by Louis L’Amour (11/26)
  201. Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh (11/26)
  202. Nova Swing by M. John Harrison (11/27)
  203. Summer by Ali Smith (11/27)
  204. Red Pill by Hari Kunzru (11/29)
  205. Storm Front by John Sandford (11/30)
  206. 88 Names by Natt Ruff (12/1)
  207. Life Sentences by Laura Lippman (12/4)

 

Graphic novels:

  1. No Longer Human by Junji Ito / Osamu Dazai
  2. Frankenstein by Junji Ito
  3. Smashed by Junji Ito