2018 in Books

  1. We Were Eight Years in Power; An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates (1/1)
  2. Invisible Prey by John Sandford (1/2)
  3. The Pine Barrens by John McPhee (1/3)
  4. The Resurrection of Joan Ashby by Cherise Wolas (1/5)
  5. Children of Men by P. D. James (1/6)
  6. Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar (1/7)
  7. The Power by Naomi Alderman (1/7)
  8. The Clocks by Agatha Christie (1/9)
  9. Sourdough by Robin Sloan (1/9)
  10. The End of Average; How We Succeed in a World that Values Sameness by Todd Rose (1/10)
  11. Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson (1/12)
  12. Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides (1/14)
  13. Crashed by Timothy Hallinan (1/16)
  14. The Trials by Linda Nagata (1/17)
  15. Warp by Lev Grossman (1/20)
  16. The Dispatcher by John Scalzi (1/20)
  17. Dinner at the Center of the Earth by Nathan Englander (1/20)
  18. A Roomful of Hovings and Other Profiles by John McPhee (1/22)
  19. Phantom Prey by John Sandford (1/24)
  20. The Taken by Sarah Pinborough (1/26)
  21. Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett (1/27)
  22. Katalin Street by Magda Szabo (1/30)
  23. The Gathering by Anne Enright (2/2)
  24. Promise Me, Dad; A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose by Joe Biden (2/3)
  25. Little Elvises by Timothy Hallinan (2/3)
  26. An American Family; A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by Khizr Khan (2/3)
  27. Going Dark by Linda Nagata (2/4)
  28. I Will Have Vengeance; The Winter of Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni (2/5)
  29. The Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 edited by Charles Yu (2/6)
  30. Third Girl by Agatha Christie (2/8)
  31. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin (2/10)
  32. Pyramids by Terry Pratchett (2/11)
  33. The Art of Happiness; A Handbook for Living by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler, M.D. (2/12)
  34. Beyond the Messy Truth; How We Came Apart, How We Come Together by Van Jones (2/13)
  35. The Heavens May Fall by Allan Eskens (2/15)
  36. Essentialism; The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Gregory McKeown (2/16)
  37. The White Road by Sarah Lotz (2/18)
  38. Wicked Prey by John Sandford (2/18)
  39. City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty (2/20)
  40. The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin (2/22)
  41. Rocannon’s World by Ursula K. Le Guin (2/23)
  42. Autumn by Ali Smith (2/24)
  43. The Fame Thief by Timothy Hallinan (2/25)
  44. The Burning Girl; A Novel by Claire Messud (2/25)
  45. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid (2/26)
  46. After Atlas by Emma Newman (3/1)
  47. 300 Arguments by Sarah Manguso (3/1)
  48. Levels of the Game by John McPhee (3/2)
  49. Five Carat Soul by James McBride (3/3)
  50. Bird Box by Josh Malerman (3/3)
  51. Matchup ed. by Lee Child (3/5)
  52. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett (3/7)
  53. Blood Curse; the Springtime of Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni (3/9)
  54. Drown by Junot Diaz (3/10)
  55. Hallowe’en Party by Agatha Christie (3/11)
  56. Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman (3/11)
  57. The Deep Dark Descending by Allen Eskens (3/12)
  58. Acqua Alta by Donna Leon (3/13)
  59. Storm Prey by John Sandford (3/14)
  60. Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong (3/17)
  61. The Broken Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin (3/19)
  62. Herbie’s Game by Timothy Hallinan (3/20)
  63. Broken Harbor by Tana French (3/22)
  64. Getting It Wrong from the Beginning; Our Progressivist Inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget by Kieran Egan (3/24)
  65. The Inverted World by Christopher Priest (3/24)
  66. Mislaid by Nell Zink (3/27)
  67. Black Mad Wheel by Josh Malerman (3/28)
  68. Transit by Rachel Cusk (3/30)
  69. The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain (3/30)
  70. Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (3/30)
  71. How Should A Person Be? by Sheila Heti (3/30)
  72. The Vegetarian by Han Kang (3/31)
  73. The Crofter and the Laird by John McPhee (3/31)
  74. Charm City by Laura Lippman (4/1)
  75. Everyone in their Place; The Summer of Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni (4/5)
  76. Planet of Exile by Ursula K. Le Guin (4/6)
  77. The Forgotten Girl by Rio Youers (4/7)
  78. This Book is Full of Spiders by David Wong (4/8)
  79. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (4/8)
  80. Buried Prey by John Sandford (4/9)
  81. The Kingdom of Gods by N. K. Jemisin (4/12)
  82. BOLO by Keith Laumer (4/13)
  83. Eric by Terry Pratchett (4/13)
  84. Elephants Can Remember by Agatha Christie (4/13)
  85. Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado (4/14)
  86. King Maybe by Timothy Hallinan (4/15)
  87. Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs (4/16)
  88. Blackout by Connie Willis (4/20)
  89. An American Marriage by Tayari Jones (4/21)
  90. Crash Override by Zoë Quinn (4/22)
  91. Butchers Hill by Laura Lippman (4/23)
  92. Deep Work; Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport (4/25)
  93. Encounters with the Archdruid by John McPhee (4/27)
  94. S. by Doug Dorst and J. J. Abrams (4/28)
  95. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark; One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara (4/29)
  96. City of Illusions by Ursula K. Le Guin (5/1)
  97. Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman (5/3)
  98. Let Me Lie by Clare Mackintosh (5/5)
  99. In Fields Where They Lay by Timothy Hallinan (5/6)
  100. Quietly In Their Sleep by Donna Leon (5/8)
  101. Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf (5/12)
  102. Curtain by Agatha Christie (5/13)
  103. A Long Way From Home by Peter Carey (5/16)
  104. In Big Trouble by Laura Lippman (5/21)
  105. The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson (5/22)
  106. No Time to Spare; Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin (5/23)
  107. Our Little Secret by Roz Nay (5/24)
  108. Moving Pictures by Terry Pratchett (5/25)
  109. Head On; A Novel of the Near Future by John Scalzi (5/27)
  110. The Deltoid Pumpkin Seed by John McPhee (5/27)
  111. Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney (5/28)
  112. Zero Day by Ezekiel Boone (5/29)
  113. The Cartel by Don Winslow (5/29)
  114. Paper Ghosts by Julia Heaberlin (6/1)
  115. The Ghost Writer* by Philip Roth (6/2)
  116. The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker (6/3)
  117. All Clear by Connie Willis (6/4)
  118. Ghosts of the Tsunami; Death and Life in Japan’s Disaster Zone by Richard Lloyd Parry (6/7)
  119. The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn (6/9)
  120. The Overstory by Richard Powers (6/12)
  121. Stolen Prey by John Sandford (6/12)
  122. Cain by Jose Saramago (6/16)
  123. The Day of the Dead; The Autumn of Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni (6/18)
  124. Significant Zero: Heroes, Villains, and the Fight for Art and Soul in Video Games by Walt Williams (6/19)
  125. Ongoingness; The End of a Diary by Sarah Manguso (6/20)
  126. Florida by Lauren Groff (6/21)
  127. Providence by Caroline Kepnes (6/23)
  128. Property; Stories Between Two Novellas by Lionel Shriver (6/25)
  129. Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett (6/28)
  130. The Secret Place* by Tana French (6/29)
  131. The Good Son by You-Jeong Jeong (6/30)
  132. Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward (7/1)
  133. The Watch Tower by Elizabeth Harrower (7/1)
  134. Barbarian Days; A Surfing Life by William Finnegan (7/6)
  135. Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories by Vanada Singh (7/8)
  136. Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday (7/9)
  137. The Outsider by Stephen King (7/12)
  138. Bluebird Bluebird by Attica Locke (7/14)
  139. The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner (7/15)
  140. The Trespasser by Tana French (7/18)
  141. Death du Jour by Kathy Reichs (7/24)
  142. Walking the Way; 81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching by Robert Rosenbaum (7/27)
  143. Wanderlust; A History of Walking by Rebecca Solnit (7/27)
  144. Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett (7/29)
  145. The Curve of Binding Energy by John McPhee (7/29)
  146. Dusk by Tim Lebbon (7/31)
  147. The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks (7/31)
  148. The So Blue Marble by Dorothy Hughes (8/1)
  149. Silver on the Road by Laura Anne Gilman (8/4)
  150. The Book of Joan by Lydia Yuknavich (8/6)
  151. I Pass Like Night by Jonathan Ames (8/6)
  152. Binti Home by Nnedi Okorafor (8/7)
  153. Winter by Ali Smith (8/9)
  154. Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage (8/11)
  155. The Force by Don Winslow (8/12)
  156. The Ten-Year Nap by Meg Wolitzer (8/13)
  157. Lost Connections by Johann Hari (8/16)
  158. Find Me by Laura Van Der Berg (8/18)
  159. The Well by Catherine Chanter (8/20)
  160. When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön (8/21)
  161. Deadly Décisions by Kathy Reichs (8/21)
  162. By My Hand; The Christmas of Commissario Ricciardi by Maurizio de Giovanni (8/23)
  163. Hawkmoon: The Jewel in the Skull by Michael Moorcock (8/23)
  164. The Singer’s Gun by Emily St. John Mandel (8/25)
  165. Pieces of the Frame by John MacPhee (8/26)
  166. The Bamboo Blonde by Dorothy B. Hughes (8/26)
  167. Dawn by Tim Lebbon (8/28)
  168. The Dying Earth by Jack Vance (8/28)
  169. Elric of Melniboné by Michael Moorcock (8/28)
  170. The Eyes of the Overworld by Jack Vance (8/29)
  171. Sailor on the Seas of Fate by Michael Moorcock (8/30)
  172. The Weird of the White Wolf by Michael Moorcock (8/30)
  173. The Vanishing Tower by Michael Moorcock (8/30)
  174. Staying Dead by Laura Anne Gilman (9/1)
  175. Summerland by Hannu Rajaniemi (9/1)
  176. Men Explain Things To Me by Rebecca Solnit (9/1)
  177. Room to Dream by David Lynch and Kristine McKenna (9/4)
  178. The Bane of the Black Sword by Michael Moorcock (9/4)
  179. Stormbringer by Michael Moorcock (9/6)
  180. Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood (9/7)
  181. My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh (9/8)
  182. Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine (9/8)
  183. Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell (9/10)
  184. How to Be a Person in the World by Heather Havrilesky (9/10)
  185. A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan (9/11)
  186. The Sugar House by Laura Lippman (9/13)
  187. The Mad God’s Amulet by Michael Moorcock (9/14)
  188. The Fallen Sparrow by Dorothy B. Hughes (9/15)
  189. Provenance by Ann Leckie (9/15)
  190. The Cold Eye by Laura Anne Gilman (9/16)
  191. The Impostor by Javier Cercas (9/17)
  192. public library, and other stories by Ali Smith (9/18)
  193. Flights by Olga Tokarczuk (9/21)
  194. The Battle of Brazil by Jack Mathews (9/21)
  195. All the Answers by Michael Kupperman (9/21)
  196. Bitwise; A Life in Code by David Auerbach (9/22)
  197. Misterioso by Arne Dahl (9/22)
  198. Hope in the Dark; Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit (9/23)
  199. The Survival of the Bark Canoe by John McPhee (9/24)
  200. The Book of M by Peng Shepherd (9/25)
  201. Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter (9/26)
  202. Catching the Big Fish; Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity by David Lynch (9/26)
  203. The Quiller Memorandum by Adam Hall (9/29)
  204. Landscape with Traveler by Barry Gifford (9/29)
  205. MJ-12: Inception by Michael J. Martinez (9/30)
  206. Hope Never Dies by Andrew Shaffer (10/1)
  207. Cross Her Heart by Sarah Pinborough (10/2)
  208. Reader, Come Home; The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf (10/4)
  209. Killman Creek by Rachel Caine (10/5)
  210. The Shakespeare Requirement by Julie Schumacher (10/5)
  211. The Golden Child by Penelope Fitzgerald (10/6)
  212. Girl Meets Boy; the Myth of Iphis by Ali Smith (10/6)
  213. Severance by Ling Ma (10/7)
  214. Less by Andrew Sean Greer (10/7)
  215. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett (10/9)
  216. Curse the Dark by Laura Anne Gilman (10/10)
  217. The Adversary by Emmanuel Carrere (10/11)
  218. Small Gods by Terry Pratchett (10/12)
  219. Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl (10/12)
  220. The Blackbirder by Dorothy B. Hughes (10/13)
  221. Feed by Mira Grant (10/14)
  222. Clade by James Bradley (10/15)
  223. Bad Blood by Arne Dahl (10/16)
  224. Hammers on Bone by Cassandra Khaw (10/17)
  225. The Ninth Directive by Adam Hall (10/19)
  226. The Grip of It by Jac Jemc (10/20)
  227. Red River Rising by Laura Anne Gilman (10/21)
  228. The Missing by Sarah Langan (10/22)
  229. Silken Prey by John Sandford (10/23)
  230. Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix (10/24)
  231. Tomorrow’s Kin by Nancy Kress (10/25)
  232. All Systems Red by Martha Wells (10/25)
  233. Hotel World by Ali Smith (10/26)
  234. Transactions in a Foreign Currency – Stories by Deborah Eisenberg (10/27)
  235. The Witch Elm by Tana French (10/28)
  236. The Good House by Tananarive Due (11/1)
  237. Class Trip by Emmanuel Carrere (11/2)
  238. Red Clocks by Leni Zumas (11/3)
  239. A Delicate Ape by Dorothy B. Hughes (11/4)
  240. Transcription by Kate Atkinson (11/5)
  241. The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (11/8)
  242. The Night Ocean by Paul LaFarge (11/9)
  243. In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami (11/10)
  244. The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton (11/12)

*indicates audio book

Graphic novels:

  1. Hawkeye; My Life as a Weapon by Matt Fraction (3/10)
  2. Hawkeye; Little Hits by Matt Fraction (3/10)
  3. Kill or Be Killed by Ed Brubaker (3/13)
  4. All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka (3/14)
  5. The Invincible Iron Man: The Five Nightmares by Matt Fraction (3/25)
  6. Kill or Be Killed vol 2 by Ed Brubaker (3/30)
  7. Hawkeye; L. A. Woman by Matt Fraction (3/30)
  8. Hawkeye: Rio Bravo by Matt Fraction (4/1)
  9. Criminal: The Sinners by Ed Brubaker (4/5)
  10. Green River Killer; A True Detective Story by Jeff Jensen (5/26)
  11. Sex Criminals Vol 2 by Matt Fraction (6/18)
  12. The Wicked and the Divine Vol 1 by Kieron Gillen (7/27)
  13. Here by Richard McGuire (8/1)
  14. The Wicked and the Divine Vol 2 by Kieron Gillen (8/11)
  15. The Wicked and the Divine Vol 3 by Kieron Gillen (8/13)
  16. The Wicked and the Divine Vol 4 by Kieron Gillen (8/16)
  17. The Wicked and the Divine Vol 5 by Kieron Gillen (9/13)
  18. The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew (9/16)
  19. The EC Archives: Tales from the Crypt (9/21)
  20. The Wicked and the Divine Vol 6 by Kieron Gillen (9/26)
  21. How to be Happy by Eleanor Davis (10/13)
  22. Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules by Tony Cliff (10/23)
  23. Kill or Be Killed Vol 3 by Ed Brubaker (10/25)