Current Book List

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” – Stephen King

“A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.”― William Styron

2022 Reading List for Chimera Readers

We post the books we will be reading in bulk order so those that do not read as fast as our core readers can join in with us when we discuss the book.

High Fantasy
2/2 – Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller – 320 pages
2/9 – The Bloodprint: Book One of the Khorasan Archives by Ausma Zehanat Khan – 449 pages
2/23 – The Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri – 577 page
3/2 – In The Shadow of Ziammotienth (Myth of The Dragon Book 1) – 713 pages

Black Male Lead
3/16 – When Night Falls by Gerald L. Coleman – 656 pages
3/23 – Son of the Storm by Suyi Davies Okungbowa- 497 pages
3/30 – The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps by Kai Ashante Wilson – 216 pages
4/6 – The Gatekeeper’s Staff: An Old Gods Story by Antoine Bandele – 420 pages
4/13 – Emperors & Assassins: An African American Fantasy Epic – 256 pages

Before 2000
4/27 – Beggars in Spain by Nancy Kress – 451 pages
5/4 – The Dreaming Tree by C.J. Cherryh – 381 pages
5/18 – Sailing to Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay – 451 pages
5/25 – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – 208 pages (reread)

Children’s Books
6/01 – A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher – 320 pages
6/8 – The Lost Years of Merlin by T. A. Barron – 350 pages
6/15 – Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia – 499 pages
6/22 – Ballad & Dagger by Daniel Jose Older – 405 pages
6/29 – The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale – 415 pages

Summer Funnies
7/13 – Karma Inc by Melanie James – 290 pages
7/20 – The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness – 333 pages
7/27 – Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdez – 451 pages
8/03 – The Humans: A Novel by Matt Haig – 304 pages
8/10 – John Dies at the End by David Wong – 459 pages

Free Pick
8/17 – Piranesi by Susanna Clarke – 246 pages
8/24 – The Vine Witch by Luanne G. Smith – 269 pages
8/31 – The Black Tides of Heaven by Neon Yang – 258 pages
9/07- The Immortal King Rao by Vauhini Vara – 378
9/14 – The Sleepless by Victor Manibo – 336 pages

Abandoned Books
9/21 – Everfair by Nisi Shawl – 386 pages
9/26 – The 5th Gender by Gail Carriger – 223 pages
10/12 – Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi – 537 pages
10/19 – This Changes Everything by Sally Ember 395 Pages

New Release
10/26 – Blitz: A Novel by Daniel O’Malley – 592 pages

11/9 – The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch


Next Themes
Abandoned Books
Paranormal Romance
Mad Libs: By the ___ of the ____

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