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

2019 Books

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.

Espionage
1/2 – Summerland by Hannu Rajaniemi – 304
1/9 – Magicians Impossible by Brad Abraham – 392
1/16 – Call for the Dead by John le Carré -191
1/30 – Declare by Tim Powers – 624

Set In Asia
2/6 – Infomocracy by Malka Older – 382
2/13 – An Excess Male by Maggie Shen King – 417
2/20 – Soundless by Richelle Mead – 288
3/6 – The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, by Haruki Murakami – 623

Time Travel
3/13 – A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott – 288
3/20 – The Door into Summer by Robert A. Heinlein – 308
3/27 – Kindred, by Octavia Butler – 306
4/10 – The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O. by Neal Stephenson – 769

Steampunk
4/17 – The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers – 389
4/24 – Timekeeper by Tara Sim – 448
5/1 – The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark – 112
5/15 – The Aeronaut’s Windlass, by Jim Butcher – 643

Set in USA
5/30 – American Gods by Neil Gaiman – 672
6/5 – Severance: A Novel by Ling Ma – 290
6/12 – The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal – 432
6/19 – Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison – 372

Free Pick / Top 100
6/26 – The Atrocity Archives by Charles Stross – 360
7/3 – Legend by Marie Lu – 318
7/10 – The Magicians’ Guild by Trudi Canavan – 384
7/24 – Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor – 420

Summer Funnies
8/1 – The Sheriff of Yrnameer by Michael Rubens – 289 pages
8/8 – Carry On by Rainbow Rowell – 529 pages
8/15 – Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore – 468
8/29 – It Devours! by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor – 371 pages

Children’s/Classics
9/5 – The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau – 270 pages
9/12 – The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry – 176 pages
9/18 – Redwall by Brian Jacques – 351 pages
10/2 – The Thickety: A Path Begins by J. A. White – 501

Dark Fantasy
10/9 – The Black Company by Glen Cook – 323 pages
10/16 – The Devourers: A Novel by Indra Das – 300 pages
10/23 – Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant – 448 pages
10/30 – Storm Front: The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher – 332

Hate Reads
11/6 – The Haunted Vagina by Carlton Mellick III – 100 pages
11/13 – Trial by Fae – 200 pages
11/20 – Falling for a Wolf #1 by Mac Flynn – 93 pages
12/4 – Fifty Shades Of Alice In Wonderland – By Melinda DuChamp – 118 pg
12/4 – Witch’s Dawn: A Reverse Harem Urban Fantasy by Crystal Ash – 132pg

Translation
12/11 – The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski – 292 pages
12/18 – Ball Lightning – 385 pages
1/1 – The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear by Walter Moers – 704 pages
1/8 – The Rabbit Back Literature Society by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen – 352

Published before 1990
1/15 – Legend (The Drenai Saga #1) by David Gemmell – 369 pages
1/22 – The Neverending Story – 448
1/29 – Daggerspell by Katharine Kerr – 482 pages

Reread of the Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling in 2020
2/5 – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Next Three Themes:
Graphic Novel
Dragons
Dystopia

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