Reading: Past and Present


I've read/listened to a modest amount of books in my time.  Here are some of the most influential among them:

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Abhorsen Chronicles by Garth Nix


The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (1937)


Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling


The Ranger's Apprentice Series by John Flanagan

(Books 1-7)

The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan (1990)


The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan (1990)

The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins


Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan


The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan


The Heroes of Olympus Series by Rick Riordan

(Only the first two books)


The Foundling's Tale Books by D.M. Cornish

(All three currently published)


The Deltora Series by Emily Rodda

(Actually three separate series: Deltora Quest, Deltora Shadowlands, and Deltora Dragons)

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card


Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card

Xenocide by Orson Scott Card

Children of the Mind by Orson Scott Card

I Am Not A Serial Killer by Dan Wells

Mr. Monster by Dan Wells

I Don't Want to Kill You by Dan Wells

The Devil's Only Friend by Dan Wells

Over Your Dead Body by Dan Wells

Nothing Left to Lose by Dan Wells (2017)

Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson

Perfect State by Brandon Sanderson

Sixth of the Dusk by Brandon Sanderson

Legion by Brandon Sanderson

Legion: Skin Deep by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Firefight by Brandon Sanderson

Calamity by Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

Mistborn: The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson

Dune by Frank Herbert

A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix

The Martian by Andy Weir

Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan

The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

The Autumn Republic by Brian McClellan

Sins of Empire by Brian McClellan (2017)

Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey

Sky Jumpers: Book One by Peggy Eddleman

Going Postal by Sir Terry Pratchett

Ringworld by Larry Niven

Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert A. Heinlein

The Sum of All Men by David Farland

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (1939)

At the Earth's Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs (1914)

Pellucidar by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay (1990)

Hounded by Kevin Hearne (2011)

Hexed by Kevin Hearne (2011)

Hammered by Kevin Hearne (2011)

Tricked by Kevin Hearne (2012)

Trapped by Kevin Hearne (2012)

Hunted by Kevin Hearne (2013)

A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Ghost Talkers by Mary Robinette Kowal

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Neuromancer by William Gibson (1984)

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson (1992)

Epic by Conor Kostick (2004)

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (2011)

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley


I am currently reading/listening to:

Clariel by Garth Nix (Hardcover)

Children of the Fleet by Orson Scott Card (Hardcover)

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