Every book I've read so far, 2022.


Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell. great, quick read.

Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir. ouch

Year's Best Science and Nature Writing 2021 by Ed Yong. not a single dud, making this my favorite edition.

Amish Christmas Search by Debbie Guisty. we read a whole Amish romance for a bit.

Empire of Wild by Cherie Dimaline. a little uneven, still enjoyed it

Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg liked it, strong recommend.

American Sherlock by Kate Winkler Dawson. really enjoyed this one! love some historical forensics.

American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts by Chris McGreal. nauseating and unbelievable. please get narcan, it's almost certainaly free to you if you live in the US. I keep some in my backpack.

Faith and Practice, New England Yearly Meeting (interrim F+P, 2015).

Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo sad and sweet

Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaskan Frontier. absolutely harrowing.

Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus by Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy I know so much about rabies now

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo short, readable, necessary

A Brief History of Earth by Andrew H. Knoll also short and readable, although of a much different flavor

Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker fascinating

We Are Legion (We Are Bob) by Dennis Taylor delightful

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski, Phd and Amelia Nagoski, DMA necessary, powerful, intersectional, if I did find the tone a bit grating

Lumberjanes: Beware the Kitten Holy very cute

The Little Book of Restorative Justice by Howard Zehr

Holes by Louis Sachar ok ok I get the hype

The Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki.

Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown. Loved this one enough to buy it

Near the Bone by Christina Henry.A little uneven, stil tore right through it

What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher.Loved this one.

My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir still incredible, I love these books

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carryrou gripping


Reading currently: Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li


Every book I read in 2021


Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdez

The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones good, though I'd categorize it as more tragedy than horror

Paperbacks from Hell by Grady Hendrix fun!

Interview With The Vampire by Anne Rice oh no, I loved this book

The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix fantastic

Paladin's Strength by T. Kingfisher fantasy romance. a delight

The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice fun and weird and needed editing and beautiful

My Best Friend's Exorcist by Grady Hendrix good, though not what I expected

Christ for Unitarian Universalists liked it

The Wild Robot robot joins animal community, raises a baby goose. delightful! Charming! Heartwarming! Loved it.

Glitches in the FBI by Amaris Feland KetchumOne of the great things about being an adult is that, sometimes, your friends write books and you get to read them.

A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear love a weird true story

Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells murder mystery IN SPACE!!

Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman re-read

Razor's Edge by Martha Wells sometimes you just gotta Star Wars tie-in novel

Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020 really enjoyed the 2020 collection! Only one essay this year made me want to drop kick the writer into a solar flair.

Sandman: Doll's House by Neil Gaiman re-read

Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS ABOUT BEING AN ADULT IS THAT, SOMETIMES, YOUR FRIENDS WRITE BOOKS AND YOU GET TO READ THEM

Swordheart by T. Kingfisher :)

The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher excellent, scary

The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix good, but not horror

Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss Short, ominous, atmospheric.

In The Woods by Tana French sad and unsettling, but satisfying.

Finna by Nino Cipri

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir love some fun, science-saves-the-day SF

Fuzz by Mary Roach I'll read anything MR publishes

You Are Your Own by Jamie Lee Finch ouch, in a healing way.

Bad Astronomy by Phillip Plait old but good

The Wizard's Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher delightful, as with all Kingfisher

Paladin's Hope by T. Kingfisher Kingfisher is so consistently delightful

Starting with Science: Strategies for Introducing Young Children to Inquiry by Marcia Talhelm Edson work read

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir This book messed me up something good, man.


(Last updated April 18, 2022.)

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