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Books and Films 2016

45 books, if you count Lagoon which got interrupted by Xmas and which I will finish later today. A good solid year with much rereading (asterisked) and backlist, including the Octavia E Butler reread. Highlights are the Jo Walton trilogy, Lucy Sussex short stories, Letters to Tiptree, Ancillary Mercy, Kindred and Fledgling. Similar number of books as last year (43).

Peter Ackroyd London Under
Jenna Bailey Can Any Mother Help Me?
Peter S Beagle The Line Between
Marie Brennan The Voyage of the Basilisk
Marie Brennan In the Labyrinth of Drakes
Lois McMaster Bujold Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
Octavia E Butler Patternmaster*
Octavia E Butler Mind of my Mind*
Octavia E Butler Survivor*
Octavia E Butler Kindred*
Octavia E Butler Wild Seed*
Octavia E Butler Clay's Ark*
Octavia E Butler Dawn*
Octavia E Butler Adulthood Rites*
Octavia E Butler Xenogenesis*
Octavia E Butler Parable of the Sower*
Octavia E Butler Parable of the Talents*
Octavia E Butler Bloodchild and Other Stories*
Octavia E Butler Fledgling
Becky Chambers The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet
Georgette Heyer Frederica*
Cecilia Holland Dragon Heart
Edward Hollis How to Make a Home
Lynn Johnston A Look Inside…For Better or For Worse
Lynn Johnston With This Ring
Alice Krasnostein (ed) Letters to Tiptree
Dave Langford The Silence of the Langford
Ann Leckie Ancillary Mercy
Cixin Liu The Three-Body Problem
Katrine Marcal Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner?
Laurie J Marks The Moonbane Mage
Juliet E McKenna Trace Elements
Juliet E McKenna Shadow Histories of the River Kingdom
Naomi Novik Uprooted
Nnedi Okorafor Binti
Nnedi Okorafor Lagoon
Marc Stiegler The Gentle Seduction
Lucy Sussex Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies - The Essential Lucy Sussex
Sean Tan Tales from Outer Suburbia
Maria Turtschaninof Maresi The Red Abbey Chronicles
Alison Uttley Something for Nothing
Jo Walton The Just City*
Jo Walton The Philosopher Kings*
Jo Walton Necessity
Films
10 films noted, and probably more I didn't. Red Planet was pretty dire, the rest good to excellent.

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
A Little Chaos
Aliens
Arrival
Florence Foster Jenkins
Mr Peabody and Sherman
Porco Rosso
Red Planet
The Lost Thing
Your Name

Here's hoping for better in 2017.

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surliminal
1st Jan, 2017 17:11 (UTC)


do rereads Count?

coth
1st Jan, 2017 18:36 (UTC)
Yes, for my purposes.
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