The Year in Books – 2014

SO FAR…

Stay on my shelves!

Asterix and the Picts by Jean-Yves Ferri & Didier Conrad

The Revolution Will Be Digitised by Heather Brooke

Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lyndsay

Pastoralia by George Saunders – brilliant..

The Running Man by Richard Bachman (Stephen King) – very prescient..

Switch Bitch by Roald Dahl – brilliantly twisted

The Tenth of December by George Saunders

Total Recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger – inspiring

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson – gripping

The Shortlist (Sunday Times Short Story Award) by Kevin Barry, Emma Donoghue, Jean Kwok, Tom Lee, Robert Minhinnick & Linda Oatman High

Lost at Sea by Jon Ronson – mega interesting

Paranoia by Jason & David Freeman

True Grit ‘by’ Bear Grylls

Dark Lies the Island by Kevin Barry – vivid short stories

How Do You Want Me? by Ruby Wax

Them: Adventures With Extremists by Jon Ronson

Carspotting by Sandy Macnair – Irvine Welsh, exposed!

Dice Have No Memory: Big Bets and Bad Economics by Bill Bonner – A terrifying expose of economics

The Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson

To Kill a President by Marc James

CURRENTLY READING: bEDLAM BY cHRISTOPHER bROOKMYRE, cRIME AND pUNISHMENT BY fYODOR Dostoevsky, tO kILL A pRESIDENT bY mARC jAMES

To the charity shop with you!!

Volt by Alan Heathcock – I heard good things about this but didn’t read much beyond the first two short stories. Simply didn’t get my attention.

Slow year so far…struggling to get through more books and my target is 40+ this year. It will happen! Earlier to bed.

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