Final tally: 168 started and 166 finished in 2015. (Goal 130)

INCLUDING:

  • 77 New books (Goal 50)
  • 8 history books (Goal 6)
  • A whole bunch from my bucket list and another whole bunch from my attempts to expand my reading horizons.
  • Hours read: well over the 1400 hours goal I had set.
  • Average book length: TBD

 

 

  1. A Woman in Charge -- 77NEW --
  2. A Pocket Full of Rye --76NEW --
  3. The Good Thief's Guide to Vegas -- 75NEW --
  4. Death of a Perfect Wife -- 74NEW --
  5. On the Shoulder of Giants --73NEW
  6. Bookmarked for Death -- 72NEW
  7. Death of an Outsider --71NEW
  8. Death of a Cad -- 70NEW --
  9. Death of a Gossip -- 69NEW
  10. Drowned Hopes -- 68NEW (ebook)
  11. A Highland Christmas -- 67NEW (ebook) --
  12. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil --re-read --
  13. An Old Captivity --re-read --
  14. No Highway --re-read --
  15. Major Pettigrew's Last Stand -- re-read
  16. Hickory Dickory Dock --re-read --
  17. Lonely Road -- re-read --
  18. In the Wet -- re-read --
  19. A Kiss Before Dying -- 66NEW -- 8:49 --
  20. Eisenhower in War and in Peace -- 28:25-- 65NEW - HISTORY8
  21. Friday The Rabbi Slept Late -- 64NEW -- 6:35
  22. Unfamiliar Fishes -- 63NEW -- 7:28
  23. The Deep Blue Good-by -- 62NEW --6:00
  24. Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet -- 61NEW --5:17
  25. The Richest Man Who Ever Lived -- 60NEW --9:32 --HISTORY7
  26. The Handsome Man's De Luxe Cafe -- 59NEW --9:55
  27. Failure Is Not an Option -- re-read --
  28. The Far Country --re-read --
  29. The Chequer Board -- re-read -- 11:34 (1401:13) (hours goal met!!)
  30. Agent to the Stars -- re-read --
  31. Edward R. Murrow... -- re-read --
  32. Over My Dead Body -- 58NEW --
  33. The Big Sleep -- 57NEW --
  34. Double Indemnity --56NEW
  35. The Breaking Wave -- re-read --
  36. This Just In -- re-read --
  37. Beyond the Black Stump -- re-read --
  38. RedShirts --re-read --
  39. Trustee from the Toolroom -- re-read -- (reading goal met: 130 books)
  40. Skinny Dip -- re-read -- 13:30 (1309:48)
  41. 10 Lb. Penalty -- re-read --
  42. Whip Hand -- re-read --
  43. Venetia -- re-read --
  44. The Unknown Ajax -- re-read
  45. Twice Shy -- re-read --
  46. There But For The --55NEW --
  47. First Among Equals --re-read --
  48. Between You & Me -- 54NEW --
  49. American Lion -- 53NEW --  17:21 (1217:16) HISTORY6 (History Goal met).
  50. Trial Run -- re-read --
  51. To The Hilt -- re-read --
  52. These Old Shades -- re-read
  53. Sophie's World -- 52NEW --
  54. Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less -- re-read --
  55. And Then There Were None -- re-read
  56. Sylvester -- re-read --
  57. Sprig Muslin -- re-read --
  58. Smokescreen -- re-read --
  59. Shattered --re-read --
  60. Second Wind -- re-read  -- 7:50 (1106:11)
  61. Risk -- re-read --
  62. That's Not English -- 51NEW --hard-bound
  63. The Reluctant Widow -- re-read --
  64. Regency Buck -- re-read
  65. Reflex -- re-read --
  66. Rat Race --re-read --
  67. The Quiet Gentleman --re-read --
  68. The Sign of the Four -- re-read --
  69. My Grandmother... 50NEW --  (Challenge met)
  70. The Dead Key -- 49NEW --
  71. Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death -- 48NEW --  6:26 (1003:47)
  72. Proof -- re-read --
  73. Patch and Powder -- re-read --
  74. Odds Against --re-read --
  75. The Nonesuch -- re-read --
  76. Nerve -- re-read -- 8:20
  77. The Masqueraders -- re-read -- 11:03
  78. Longshot - re-read -- 11:00
  79. Lady of Quality -- re-read --9:23
  80. In the Frame -- re-read-- 5:55
  81. Queen of Hearts -- 47NEW -- 9:40
  82. Paw and Order - 46NEW - 9:26  (907:16)
  83. Babbit -- re-read --11:54
  84. Hot Money -- re-read -- 10:55
  85. Super-Ego -- 45NEW -- 10:30 --EMH
  86. Heartbreak Hotel - 44NEW -- 8:20
  87. Farewell My Lovely -- 43NEW -- 7:47 
  88. Baltimore Blues -- 42NEW -- 9:55  EMH
  89. High Stakes -- re-read -- 5:51 ()
  90. The Wright Brothers -- 41 NEW --10:02  -- HISTORY5
  91. Evan Blessed -- 40NEW -- 8:02
  92. The Accidental Alchemist -- 39NEW - 9:18 ()  EMH
  93. The Grand Sophy --re-read -- 11:27 (804:16)
  94. Friday's Child -- re-read -- 13:46
  95. Notorious -- re-read  --
  96. Frederica -- re-read -- 13:29
  97. The Foundling --re-read -- 14:26 --
  98. Flying Finish -- re-read --8:09 (710:44)
  99. Faro's Daughter -- re-read -- 8:45
  100. False Colours -- re-read -- 10:57
  101. Common Sense --38NEW --2:18 (703:47)  Bucket List
  102. A Man Called Ove -- 37NEW --9:09  EMH
  103. The Long Goodbye --36NEW-- 11:43
  104. Even Money -- re-read -- 10:35
  105. Enquiry -- re-read -- 5:50
  106. Driving Force -- re-read --10:29
  107. Dick Francis's Bloodline -- re-read -- 9:17[June 30--62 books finished/ 653:43h/ avg 10:37]
  108. Devil's Cub --re-read -- 9:30
  109. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry --35NEW -- 7:02
  110. Journey to the Centre of the Earth -- 34NEW --8:20
  111. The Divine Comedy -- 33NEW -- 14:38-- Bucket List --EMH
  112. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- re-read-- 10:12
  113. Decider --re-read --10:12
  114. Dead Cert -- re-read -- 8:06
  115. The Danger -- re-read -- 9:57
  116. Crossfire -- re-read -- 10:01
  117. What's So Funny -- 32NEW -- 9:08
  118. The Elements of Eloquence --31NEW --5:29
  119. August: Osage County --30NEW -- 2:44
  120. The Old Maid -- 29NEW--2:46
  121. The Inexplicable Universe -- 28NEW --3:03
  122. Means of Ascent -- 27NEW -- 22:08  HISTORY4
  123. The History of the Medieval World --26NEW-- 22:45   HISTORY3
  124. Gilgamesh -- 25NEW -- 4:05 Bucket List
  125. The Lion in Winter -- re-read -- 1:36
  126. Pastoral --24NEW -- 8:09
  127. Just My Type -- 23NEW -- 7:45
  128. Talisman Ring -- re-read -- 9:25
  129. Dorothy Parker Drank Here --22NEW -- 9:34
  130. Being There - 21NEW -- 2:51
  131. Emma --20NEW -- 10:54
  132. Breakfast with Buddha --19NEW --9:34
  133. Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore -- re-read -- 7:41
  134. Cotiliion -- re-read -- 12:24
  135. The Corinthian - re-read -- 8:21
  136. A Convenient Marriage -- re-read -- 9:34
  137. Come to Grief -- re-read -- 10:53
  138. A Civil Contract -- re-read -- 13:37
  139. Charity Girl -re-read -- 8:39
  140. Break In -- re-read -- 9:33
  141. Bolt -- re-read -- 8:36
  142. Blood Sport -- re-read -- 7:04
  143. Black Sheep -- re-read -- 9:41
  144. The Black Moth -- re-read -- 11:37
  145. 1421 -- 18NEW-- 12:59 () --HISTORY2
  146. Landfall -- 17NEW -- 7:27
  147. The Secret Life of Pronouns -- 16NEW -- 9:37
  148. Bath Tangle - re-read-- 12:03
  149. Banker --re-read --10:43
  150. The Day of the Jackal -- 15NEW -- 13:21 () Bucket List
  151. A Beautiful Mind -- 14NEW --18:08
  152. Anna and the King of Siam -- re-read --16:45 ()
  153. The Plagiarist --13NEW -- 1:29 ()
  154. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas -- 12NEW -- 6:00 () Bucket List
  155. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn -- re-read -- 14:46
  156. Middlemarch-- 11NEW --35:40 () Bucket List
  157. Stuff Matters--10NEW -- 6:34
  158. Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible -- 9NEW
  159. The Golem and the Jinni --8NEW -- 19:43 ( ) --EMH2
  160. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks --7NEW --12:30 (111:30) HISTORY1
  161. A Dirty Job -- 6NEW -- 11:49 (99:00)
  162. The Night Circus --5NEW --13:39 (87:11)  EMH1
  163. April Lady -- re-read -- 9:11 (73:32)
  164. Regency Buck -- re-read -- 12:36 (64:21)
  165. The Good Thief's Guide to Paris --4NEW --8:20 (51:45)
  166. Royal Blood --3NEW -- 9:25 (43:25)
  167. How the Mind Works -- 2NEW -- 26:09 (34:00)
  168. So Disdained --1NEW -- 7:51