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Books read in 2017 
2nd-Jan-2017 09:34 am
Today to Read

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Every book I've blogged about from 2005-2010, with references, alpha by author

New-to-me books and stories
* denotes books published in this year/award eligible for 2017

January
*1/1 - "The Act of Hares," by Seanan McGuire. Urban fantasy. E-pub. Short story in the October Daye universe, published only for Patreon subscribers.
1/3 - Self-Striping Yarn Studio, by Carol J. Sulcoski. Non-fiction. Paperback, 141 pages. Pattern book for knitting. Keeping it for now. (2016)
*1/6 - "My Last Name," by Seanan McGuire. Urban fantasy. Short story in the InCryptid universe, published online here.
*1/9 - "The Dark Birds", by Ursula Vernon. Short story/Fantasy. E-publication within Apex magazine, available online here.
*1/10 - Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day, by Seanan McGuire. Urban Fantasy. Paperback, 192 pages. (Purchased in e-pub first). Standalone. Keeping it.
*1/14 - The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe. Fantasy and Science Fiction anthology. Hardback, 392 pages. Keeping it to loan out.
1/16 - Level Grind, by Annie Bellet. Urban Fantasy. Hardback, 470 pages. Omnibus of the first four books of the Twenty-Sided Sorceress. Keeping it for now. (2016)
*1/17 - "Velveteen Presents Jacqueline Claus vs. The Lost and the Found," by Seanan McGuire. Urban Fantasy. Epub, short story in the Velveteen universe. Published on LiveJournal here.
1/19 - Bloodfire, by Helen Harper. Urban fantasy / paranormal romance missing the romance. Epub, 317 pages. Book one in the Bloodfire series. Meh. (Free on Kindle through BookBub). (2012)
*1/27 - "Velveteen vs. Recovery," by Seanan McGuire. Urban Fantasy. Epub, short story in the Velveteen universe. Published on LiveJournal here.
1/29 - A Study in Sable, by Mercedes Lackey. Fantasy. Hardback, 313 pages. Book eleven (twelve) of the Elemental Masters series. Giveawaybox. (2016)
1/30 - Heart and Brain: Gut Instincts, by Nick Seluk. Comics. Paperback, 142 pages. Second Awkward Yeti collection. Keeping it. (2016)

February
*2/1 - "Her Heart Never Came Down Again," by Seanan McGuire. Science Fiction. E-pub. Short story published only for Patreon subscribers.
*2/2 - "The Lay of the Land," by Seanan McGuire. Urban fantasy. Short story in the InCryptid universe, published online here.
*2/7 - Grave, by Michelle Sagara. Urban fantasy. Hardback, 450 pages. Book three-and-final in The Queen of the Dead series. Keeping it.
*2/14 - "Velveteen vs. Temptation," by Seanan McGuire. Urban Fantasy. Epub, short story in the Velveteen universe. Published on LiveJournal here.
2/21 - Joe Vampire, by Steven Luna. Urban Fantasy. Epub, 310 pages. (Free on Kindle through BookBub). (2012)
2/22 - It Came from the Diaper Pail, by Brian Anderson. Comics. Epub, 128 pages. Dog eat Doug Volume 2. (Free on Kindle through BookBub). (2014)
*2/28 - Mira's Last Dance, by Lois Bujold. Fantasy. Epub novella, 87 pages. Fourth Penric novella in the World of the Five Gods.

March
3/1 - "The Dryad's Shoe," by Ursula Vernon as T. Kingfisher. Fantasy. Epub, short story published online here. (2014)
*3/1 - "Carry On," by Seanan McGuire. Fiction. E-pub. Short story published only for Patreon subscribers.
3/1 - "Magical Girls," by Seanan McGuire, Amber Benson, and Sarah Kuhn. Fiction. E-pub. Short story re-published for Patreon subscribers. (2016)
*3/7 - Magic for Nothing, by Seanan McGuire. Urban Fantasy. Paperback, 350 pages. Book 6 in the Incryptid series. Keeping it.
*3/8 - "Persephone," by Seanan McGuire. Science Fiction. short story published on Tor.com here
*3/12 - Etched in Bone, by Anne Bishop. Urban fantasy. Hardback, 397 pages. Book five in the story of The Others. Keeping it.
3/22 - "Fiber," by Seanan McGuire. Urban fantasy. short story published on Tor.com here
*3/29 - Silence Fallen, by Patricia Briggs. Urban Fantasy. Hardback, 384 pages. Book 10 in the Mercy Thompson series. Keeping it.

April
4/1 - "The Recitation of the Most Holy and Harrowing Pilgrimage of Mindy and Also Mork," by Seanan McGuire. Urban fantasy. E-pub. Short story in the InCryptid universe, published only for Patreon subscribers.


Re-reads
1/5 - In Ashes Born
1/9 - last quarter of Marked in Flesh
1/11 - Penric and the Shaman
1/12 - chapter 14 of Magic's Promise
1/19 - Penric's Mission
1/23 - Dead Heat
1/30 - first quarter of The Silver Ships
2/3 - "The Way Home"
2/3 - "The Lay of the Land"
2/6 - 62% More Awesome (Sheldon comic book #3)
2/8 - Phule's Company
2/12 - sampling of Magic Bites
2/19 - pieces of In Fury Born
2/21 - Chapter 27 onward in The Seventh Bride
2/22 - Fire Touched
2/23 - the fight scene/end of Chaos Choreography
3/2 - Mira's Last Dance (Penric #4)
3/4 - Good Reputation is Overrated (Two Lumps #11)
3/10 - Shut Up I Am Delicious (Two Lumps #8)
3/18 - Etched in Bone
3/27 - Hooray I'm Evil (Two Lumps #9)
3/31 - Shifting Shadows
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