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Books Read in 2009


fiction
*1. The Empress of Mars - Kage Baker
*2. The Ogre's Wife - Richard Parks
*3. Shambling Toward Hiroshima - James Morrow
*4. Eclipse 2 - edited by Jonathan Strahan
5. The Company - K.J. Parker
*6. Long Walks, Last Flights and Other Journeys - Ken Scholes
7. The Flaxen Femme Fatale - John Zakour
8. Fortune and Fate - Sharon Shinn
*9. Fathom - Cherie Priest
10. House of the Stag - Kage Baker
11. Bones of Faerie - Janni Lee Simner
12. Captain Freedom: A Superhero's Quest for Truth, Justice, and the Celebrity He So Richly Deserves - G. Xavier Robillard
*13. The Ghost in Love - Jonathan Carroll
**14. Pandemonium - Daryl Gregory
15. Dogs - Nancy Kress
*16. Stories of Your Life and Others - Ted Chiang
17. Deader Still - Anton Strout
*18. City Without End - Kay Kenyon
*19. Cyberabad Days - Ian McDonald
*20. Lamentation - Ken Scholes
-21. The Caryatids - Bruce Sterling
*22. The Memory Palace - JoSelle Vanderhooft
*23. Dangerous Space - Kelley Eskridge
24. The Little Sleep - Paul Tremblay
25. Amazon Breakthrough Novel contestant
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29. Amazon Breakthrough Novel contestant
30. The Sharing Knife: Horizon - Lois McMaster Bujold
31. The Walls of the Universe - Paul Melko
32. Nano Comes to Clifford Falls and Other Stories - Nancy Kress
33. Unclean Spirits - M.L.N. Hanover
34. Hero - Perry Moore
35. Steal Across the Sky - Nancy Kress
36. Deathwish - Rob Thurman
*37. The Mystery of Grace - Charles de Lint
38. The Convent of the Pure - Sara Harvey
*39. The Stepsister Scheme - Jim C. Hines
40. Ten Monkeys, Ten Minutes - Peter Watts
41. Catalyst - Nina Kiriki Hoffman
*42. Breakfast with the Ones You Love - Eliot Fintushel
43. The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction - edited by George Mann
44. Goblin Quest - Jim Hines
*45. Fathers and Daughters - JoSelle Vanderhooft
*46. Desideria - Nicole Kornher-Stace
47. The Patriot Witch - Charles Coleman Finlay
*48. Ravens in the Library: Magic in the Bard's Name - edited by Phil Brucato & Sandra Buskirk
*49. Those Who Went Remain There Still - Cherie Priest
50. Gamer Girl - Mari Mancusi
51. The Unincorporated Man - Dani and Eytan Kollin
52. The Forest of Hands and Teeth - Carrie Ryan
53. Emissaries from the Dead - Adam-Troy Castro
*54. Push of the Sky - Camille Alexa
55. Blue Diablo - Ann Aguirre
56. Fast Ships, Black Sails - edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer
57. Dead and Gone - Charlaine Harris
58. Cyteen - CJ Cherryh
59. Wicked Lovely - Melissa Marr
60. Interfictions: An Anthology of Interstitial Writing - edited by Delia Sherman and Theodora Goss
*61. Monster - A. Lee Martinez
*62. Picnic, Lightning - Billy Collins
*63. Questions About Angels - Billy Collins
*64. Lightbreaker - Mark Teppo
*65. The Trouble with Poetry - Billy Collins
66. Diamond Star - Catherine Asaro
*67. Returning my Sister's Face, and Other Far Eastern Tales of Whimsy and Malice - Eugie Foster
*68. A Spell for the Revolution - Charles Coleman Finlay
69. The Lost Fleet: Relentless - Jack Campbell
70. [redacted anthology]
71. Skin Trade - Laurell K. Hamilton
72. Maul - Tricia Sullivan
73. Ink Exchange - Melissa Marr
74. Fragile Eternity - Melissa Marr
75. Dead is a State of Mind - Marlene Perez
76. Federations - edited by John Joseph Adams
*77. Best American Fantasy - edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer
78. Year's Best Fantasy 8 - edited by David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer
*79. We Never Talk About my Brother - Peter S. Beagle
*80. Interfictions 2 - edited by Christopher Barzak and Delia Sherman
*81. Shiver - Maggie Stiefvater
82. Naamah's Kiss - Jacqueline Carey
83. Thoughtcrime Experiments - edited by Sumana Harihareswara and Leonard Richardson
84. Clockwork Phoenix 2 - edited by Mike Allen
85. Poison Sleep- T.A. Pratt
86. The Exquisite Corpuscle - edited by Frank Wu and Jay Lake
87. The New Space Opera 2 - edited by Gardner Dozois & Jonathan Strahan
*88. Sandman Slim - Richard Kadrey
89. Nobody's Prize - Esther Friesner
90. Amazon Ink - Lori Devoti
*91 Stays Crunchy in Milk - Adam P. Knave
*92. All You Need is Kill - Hiroshi Sakurazaka
*93. Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
*94. Desolation Road - Ian McDonald
95. Metrophage - Richard Kadrey
96. Bleak History - John Shirley
*97. The Magicians - Lev Grossman
98. Making Money - Terry Pratchett
99. Magic or Madness - Justine Larbalestier
100. The Waters & the Wild - Francesca Lia Block
*101. This is Not a Game - Walter Jon Williams
*102. The Miles Between - Mary Pearson
*103. The Magic Mirror of the Mermaid Queen - Delia Sherman
104. Unseen Academicals - Terry Pratchett
105. Spin State - Chris Moriarty
106. Ice - Sarah Beth Durst
107. Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse - edited by John Joseph Adams
108. Salon Fantastique - Terri Windling and Ellen Datlow
*109. Boneshaker - Cherie Priest
110. Mr. Gaunt and Other Uneasy Encounters - John Langan
111. Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd: edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castelluci
*112. Canticle - Ken Scholes
*113. Inexcusable - Chris Lynch
*114. Liar - Justine Larbalestier
115. Breathers - S.G. Browne
116. Skinny Dipping in the Lake of the Dead - Alan DeNiro
117. Pretty Dead - Francesca Lia Block
118. The World Before This One - Rafe Martin
119. The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Two - edited by Jonathan Strahan
120. Candor - Pam Bachorz
*121. Wild Hunt - Margaret Ronald
*122. Dawn Song - Michael Marano
*123. The Devil's Alphabet - Daryl Gregory
*124. A Brief History of the Dead - Kevin Brockmeier
125. Open Letter to Quiet Light - Francesca Lia Block
126. Hand of Isis - Jo Graham
127. Reasons to Live - Amy Hempel
128. At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom - Amy Hempel
129. Tumble Home - Amy Hempel
130. The Dog of the Marriage - Amy Hempel
131. Daughter of the Blood - Anne Bishop
132. Prime Codex - edited by Lawrence M. Schoen & Michael Livingston

nonfiction
*1. Massachusetts Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat Stuff - Bruce Gellerman & Erik Sherman
*2. Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy and the New Science of Desire - Martin Lindstrom
*3. Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating - Mark Bittman
4. Positively Fifth Street - James McManus
5. The Haunting of Las Vegas - Janice Oberding
7. Decoding the Heavens: A 2,000-Year-Old Computer - and the Century-Long Search to Discover Its Secrets - Jo Marchant
8. Conversations with Neil's Brain: The Neural Nature of Thought and Language - William H. Calvin & George A. Ojemann
9. Voluntary Madness - Norah Vincent
10. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain - Oliver Sacks
11. Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power & a World Without Rape - Jaclyn Friedman & Jessica Valenti
*12. A Cook's Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisine - Anthony Bourdain
*13. Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate - Brad Warner
14. The Purity Myth - Jessica Valenti
15. One Big Happy Family: 18 Writers Talk About Polyamory, Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Househusbandry, Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love - edited by Rebecca Walker
16. Wednesday is Indigo Blue - Richard Cytowic
17. Sit Down and Shut Up - Brad Warner
18. Royal Poxes and Potions: The Lives of Court Physicians, Surgeons, and Apothecaries - Raymond Lamont-Brown
*19. Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab - Christine Montross
20. Hot Lights, Cold Steel: Life, Death, and Sleepless Nights in a Surgeon's First Years - Michael J. Collins
21. How Doctors Think - Jerome Groopman
22. Horsemen of the Esophagus: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream - Jason Fagone
*23. The Children of Henry VIII - Alison Weir
24. Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England - Alison Weir
25. The Life of Elizabeth I - Alison Weir
*26. Outliers - Malcolm Gladwell
27. Eleanor of Aquitaine - Alison Weir
*28. An Edible History of Humanity - Tom Standage
29. Ignore Everybody - Hugh MacLeod
30. And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture - Bill Wasik
31. Knitting Rules! - Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
32. Absinthe & Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously - William Gurstelle
*33. The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America - Steven Johnson
33. Beneath the Neon: Life and Death in the Tunnels of Las Vegas - Matthew O'Brien
*34. Altered Curiosities: Assemblage Techniques and Projects - Jane Ann Wynn
35. The Passionate Torah: Sex and Judaism - edited by Danya Ruttenberg
*36. Pain: The Science of Suffering - Patrick Wall
*37. Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic - Peter H.R. Green
38. Tell Me What to Eat if I Have Celiac Disease - Kimberly Tessmer
*39. When the Air Hits Your Brain - Frank Vertosick
40. From Altoids to Zima - Evan Morris
*41. This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession - Daniel J. Levitin
42. The First Year: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free - Jules Dowler Shepard
43. You Don't Look Sick: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness - Joy H. Selak
*44. Hos, Hookers, Call Girls, and Rent Boys: Professionals Writing on Life, Love, Money, and Sex - edited by David Henry Sterry and R.J. Martin, Jr.
*45. Writing to Change the World - Mary Pipher
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