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Books Read in 2013


Fiction
*1. The Last Policeman - Ben H. Winters
2. The Creative Fire - Brenda Cooper
3. Trapped - Kevin Hearne
*4. Bring Up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel
-5. Nexus - Ramez Naam
6. The Miniature Wife and Other Stories - Manuel Gonzales
7. Gun Machine - Warren Ellis
8. The Explorer - James Smythe
*9. Captain Vorpatril's Alliance - Lois McMaster Bujold
*10. Three Parts Dead - Max Gladstone
*11. Redemption in Indigo - Karen Lord
12. The Inexplicables - Cherie Priest
13. Salvage and Demolition - Tim Powers
14. Salsa Nocturna - Daniel Jose Older
*15. Alif the Unseen - G. Willow Wilson
16. American Elsewhere - Robert Jackson Bennett
17. What I Didn't See and Other Stories - Karen Joy Fowler
18. The Best of All Possible Worlds - Karen Lord
19. [Amazon Breakthrough Novel Manuscript]
20. [Amazon Breakthrough Novel Manuscript]
21. [Amazon Breakthrough Novel Manuscript]
22. Ghoulish Song - Will Alexander
23. Suite Scarlett - Maureen Johnson
24. [Amazon Breakthrough Novel Manuscript]
25. [Amazon Breakthrough Novel Manuscript]
*26. The Summer Prince - Alaya Dawn Johnson
27. An Abundance of Katherines - John Green
*28. The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
*29. 13 Little Blue Envelopes - Maureen Johnson
*30. When We Wake - Karen Healey
31. The Fox Inheritance - Mary E. Pearson
32. Queen Victoria's Book of Spells - An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy
33. Earth Girl - Janet Edwards
34. Fox Forever - Mary E. Pearson
-35. Constellation Games - Leonard Richardson
36. Jagannath - Karin Tidbeck
37. The Last Little Blue Envelope - Maureen Johnson
*38. The Human Division - John Scalzi
-39. Oz Reimagined - edited by John Joseph Adams & Douglas Cohen
-40. Edge of Infinity - edited by Jonathan Strahan
41. You - Austin Grossman
-42. Odds Against Tomorrow - Nathaniel Rich
-43. Slashback - Rob Thurman
44. The Name of the Star - Maureen Johnson
45. Reconstructing Amelia - Kimberly McCreight
46. Picasso at the Lapin Agile and other plays - Steve Martin
47. Graveyard Child - M.L.N. Hanover
48. Dare Me - Megan Abbott
49. Dope - Sara Gran
50. Come Closer - Sara Gran
51. Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead - Sara Gran
*52. Lexicon - Max Barry
53. Dead Ever After - Charlaine Harris
54. Hunted - Kevin Hearne
55. Antiquities and Tangibles - Tim Pratt
56. The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman
57. Affliction - Laurell K. Hamilton
58. Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway - Sara Gran
*59. Flying Higher: An Anthology of Superhero Poetry - edited by me and Michael Damian Thomas
60. Bury Me Deep - Megan Abbott
*61. Countdown City - Ben H. Winters
62. Box Office Poison - Phillipa Bornikova
*63. Visitation Street - Ivy Pochoda
64. Codex Born - Jim Hines
65. Love in the Time of Global Warming - Francesca Lia Block
*66. Kill City Blues - Richard Kadrey
67. Early Decision - Lacy Crawford
68. Blood of Tyrants - Naomi Novik
*69. The Dream Thieves - Maggie Stiefvater
70. Pacific Rim: The Official Movie Novelization - Alex Irvine
-71. The Silent Wife - A.S.A. Harrison
72. Helen & Troy's Epic Road Quest - A. Lee Martinez
73. Turbulence - Samit Basu
74. Autumn Bones - Jacqueline Carey
75. The Wicked Girls - Alex Marwood
**76. Ancillary Justice - Ann Leckie
77. Glitter and Mayhem - edited by Michael Damian Thomas, Lynne M. Thomas, and John Klima
*78. The Human Soul as a Rube Goldberg Device - Kevin Brockmeier
79. Everything You Need - Michael Marshall Smith
*80. How the World Became Quiet - Rachel Swirsky
*81. salt. - Nayyirah Waheed
*82. Aimless Love - Billy Collins
*83. The Republic of Thieves - Scott Lynch
84. Last Seen Leaving - Kelly Braffett
85. Two Serpents Rise - Max Gladstone
86. The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
*87. A Stranger in Olondria - Sofia Samatar
*88. Fortune's Pawn - Rachel Bach
89. Mechanique - Genevieve Valentine
*90. Something More Than Night - Ian Tregillis
91. Tyrannia and Other Renditions - Alan DeNiro
92. Super Stories of Heroes and Villains - edited by Claude Lalumière
93. Dangerous Women - edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois
94. Dance Dance Revolution - Cathy Park Hong
95. Engine Empire - Cathy Park Hong
96. Slow Lightning - Eduardo C. Corral
97. Don't Let Me Be Lonely - Claudia Rankine

Nonfiction
1. Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man - Mark Kurlansky
2. Treat Your Own Back - Robin McKenzie
*3. The Story of English in 100 Words - David Crystal
4. Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King - Antonia Fraser
5. Mind Wide Open - Steven Johnson
*6. Makers: The New Industrial Revolution - Chris Anderson
7. Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness - Susannah Cahalan
*8. The Best American Science Writing 2007 - edited by Gina Kolata and Jesse Cohen
*9. The Real Las Vegas: Life Beyond the Strip - edited by David Littlejohn
*10. Eccentric Islands - Bill Holm
*11. The Drunken Botanist - Amy Stewart
*12. Bitters: A Spirited History of a Classic Cure-All - Brad Thomas Parsons
*13. Present Shock - Douglas Rushkoff
*14. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation - Michael Pollan
15. Pandora's Lunchbox: How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal - Melanie Warner
**16. Perfumes: The Guide - Luca Turin and Tania Sanchez
17. Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal - Mary Roach
18. A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire - Amy Butler Greenfield
19. And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails - Wayne Curtis
20. The Year of Yes - Maria Dahvana Headley
*21. Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction - Annalee Newitz
*22. The Universe in the Rearview Mirror: How Hidden Symmetries Shape Reality - Dave Goldberg
*23. The Violinist's Thumb, and Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by our Genetic Code - Sam Kean
*24. The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, Revenge, and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese - Michael Paterniti
25. Blood Memory - Martha Graham
26. Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books - Aaron Lansky
27. Proofiness: The Dark Arts of Mathematical Deception - Charles Seife
28. Self-Inflicted Wounds - Aisha Tyler
29. Suburban Xanadu: The Casino Resort on the Las Vegas Strip and Beyond - David G. Schwartz
30. Queers Dig Time Lords - edited by Michael Damian Thomas & Sigrid Ellis
31. Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, & Other Typographical Marks - Keith Houston
32. Behind the Shock Machine:The Untold Story of the Notorious Milgram Psychology Experiments - Gina Perry
33. Help Thanks Wow - Anne Lamott
34. David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants - Malcolm Gladwell
35. Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953 - Elizabeth Winder
*36. Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital - Sheri Fink
*37. In the Kingdom of the Sick: A Social History of Chronic Illness in America - Laurie Edwards
*38. Writing On the Wall: Social Media: The First 2,000 Years - Tom Standage
39. Roy G. Biv: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color - Jude Stewart
40. Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope, and Repair - Anne Lamott
**41. How Music Works - David Byrne
*42. Anything That Moves: Renegade Chefs, Fearless Eaters, and the Making of a New American Food Culture - Dana Goodyear
**43. The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling - David Shoemaker
44. Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience - Sally Satel and Scott O. Lilienfeld
*45. Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much - Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir
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