Bryan's 120 Books of 2022

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Bryan's 120 Books of 2022

Editat: gen. 4, 2:24am

Hi, I am Bryan and have been reading a hundred books a year or more for the last 12 years.
Last year I managed 108 books, an average of 478 pages but would like to read a 120 books or more this year.
I read mainly modern fiction, a few classics and fantasy.
Good luck to all of us this year !

gen. 23, 1:40am

Behind with my posts already...

1. Blood and Bone by Ian C. Esslemont, fantasy Malazan series.

2. Jingo by Terry Pratchett, rereading the Discworld series.

3. Devotion by Hannah Kent, really enjoyed this new, heartfelt novel by a local author.

abr. 27, 6:49am

Not sure why I have left this thread for so long because I am still reading, 39 books so far.

4. Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie, grimdark fantasy, 2nd in First Law trilogy.

5. Once There Were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy, gripping story of reintroducing wolves to rural Scotland, but domestic violence warning.

6. The Conference of Birds by Ransom Riggs, final book in the Miss Peregrine series.

maig 1, 8:20pm

10. The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett, continuing my Discworld reread.

11. The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams, great potential but didn't deliver.

12. The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman, really good fantasy debut.

maig 7, 9:38pm

13. Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie, true Grimdark fantasy.

14. The Book of Form and Emptiness by Ruth Ozeki, fiction with Buddhist perspectives.

15. Bloody Rose by Nicholas Eames, I seem to be one of the few who find this and the earlier Kings of the Wild as plenty of action, some humour, but little substance.

maig 10, 7:24am

16. GodPretty in the Tobacco Field by Kim Michele Richardson, another excellent novel from the author of The Book woman of Troublesome Creek.

17. Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett, Discworld reread.

18. The Desolation's of Devil's Acre by Ransom Riggs, last novel in the Miss Peregrine series.

maig 11, 8:14am

19. Still Life by Sarah Winman.

20. The Golden Fool by Robin Hobb, 2nd in the Tawny Man trilogy, great !

21. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro.

maig 12, 6:49am

22. Assail by Ian C. Esslemont, another Malazan novel.

23. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, powerful look at Stephenson's work helping black American prisoners.

24. The Fifth Elephant by Terry Pratchett, next Discworld reread.

maig 17, 6:45am

25. Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie.

26. Love Stories by Trent Dalton, Book Club read.

27. When Days Tilt by Karen Ginnane, YA fantasy.

maig 30, 2:56am

28. The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa, disturbing dystopia, reminded me of 1984.

29. Fool's Fate by Robin Hobb, last in The Tawny Man trilogy, satisfying conclusion.

30. Dancer's Lament by Ian C. Esslemont, first in Malazan Empire: Path to Ascendancy trilogy.

juny 18, 11:43pm

31. Sidewinders by Robert V. S. Redick.

Second in the Fire Sacraments epic fantasy series, good read and looking forward to the next instalment.

32. The Outlaws Scarlett & Browne by Jonathan Stroud.

First novel in Stroud's new fantasy series for young adults (and oldies), just as good as his other series Bartimaeus and Lockwood & Co. Next book published soon.

33. The Truth by Terry Pratchett.

Another reread and always enjoyable to visit the Discworld !

Editat: ag. 2, 8:16am

34. City of Lies by Sam Hawke. Australian fantasy.

35. My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki.

36. The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie, grim dark fantasy.