January 1st, 2011


This One's For Nihilistic Kid!

Ever since I joined LiveJournal almost seven years ago, I've been posting a tally of the books I've read each year. It's partially for my own benefit, and partially because the majority of my LJ readers love to talk about books.

So, here is my list for 2010, presented in the order in which I read them. As always it focuses solely on books, chapbooks, and graphic novels read during the year, but doesn't include short stories, non-digest magazines, or individual comics issues.

Hunt at the Well of Eternity by Gabriel Hunt (James Reasoner)
The Harlequin & the Train by Paul Tremblay
Dead Reckonings #5 edited by Jack M. Haringa & S.T. Joshi
Hunt Through the Cradle of Fear by Gabriel Hunt (Charles Ardai)
Horror Cinema by Jonathan Penner & Steven Jay Schneider
The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson
Game Change by John Heilemann & Mark Halperin
Bitten: Dark Erotic Stories edited by Susie Bright
Hunt Beyond the Frozen Fire by Gabriel Hunt (Christa Faust)
Slapboxing with Jesus by Victor LaValle
The Black Sun Set by Lee Thomas
H.P. Lovecraft's Nyalathotep by H.P. Lovecraft & Chuck BB
City Pier: Above and Below by Paul Tremblay
The Easy Way to Stop Smoking by Allen Carr
Child of Fire by Harry Connolly
Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin
World War Z by Max Brooks
Hunt Among the Killers of Men by Gabriel Hunt (David J. Schow)

Eighteen books in all. Not bad, and certainly a step up from my abysmally low tally for 2009, when I was only able to squeeze in ten, but I do wish I were a faster reader, or at least able to make more reading time every day. (And looking over this list I see there was no continuation of the Straubathon this year! Harrumph! I need to get back on that.)

Anyway, on to 2011!