2016 Reading Challenge: The List

My completed reads for 2016. Yes, a fair number were of the shorter variety (which is why 2017 will be a different challenge). They’re all new reads, though.

1. The Steel Remains, by Richard Morgan
2. Far Horizons, edited by Robert Silverberg
3. A Winter Book, by Tove Jansson
4. A Calculus of Angels, by Greg Keyes
5. Empire of Unreason, by Greg Keyes
6. The Shadows of God, by Greg Keyes
7. The Summer Book, by Tove Jansson
8. Sun City, by Tove Jansson
9. Snow Angels, by James Thompson
10. Lucifer’s Tears, by James Thompson
11. A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay
12. The Listener, by Tove Jansson
13. The Winter of the Lions, by Jan Costin Wagner
14. Light in a Dark House, by Jan Costin Wagner
15. Kushiel’s Dart, by Jacqueline Carey
16. Kushiel’s Chosen, by Jacqueline Carey
17. Kushiel’s Avatar, by Jacqueline Carey
18. The Ice King, by Michael Scot
19. The Burnt-Out Town of Miracles, by Roy Jacobsen
20. Ice Moon, by Jan Costin Wagner
21. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman
22. The Tales of Ensign Stål, by Johan Runeberg
23. The Burning Land, by Bernard Cornwell
24. Death Masks, by Jim Butcher
25. The Master of Ballantrae, by Robert Louis Stevenson
26. The Reavers, by George MacDonald Fraser
27. Flowers for Algernon, by Daniel Keyes
28. Babel-17, by Samuel Delaney
29. The Man in the High Castle, by Philip K. Dick
30. On Stranger Tides, by Tim Powers
31. Interview with the Vampire, by Anne Rice
32. Let the Right One In, by John Ajvide Lindqvist
33. King of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence
34. Silence, by Jan Costin Wagner
35. House of Orphans, by Helen Dunmore
36. Wolf Winter, by Cecilia Ekbäck
37. The Hungry Moon, by Ramsey Campbell
38. Incarnate, by Ramsey Campbell
39. Mélusine, by Sarah Monette
40. The Virtu, by Sarah Monette
41. The Mirador, by Sarah Monette
42. Corambis, by Sarah Monette
43. Midnight Sun, by Ramsey Campbell
44. Behold the Man, by Michael Moorcock
45. Breakfast in the Ruins, by Michael Moorcock
46. Maresi, by Maria Turtschaninoff
47. The Blood of Angels, by Johanna Sinisalo
48. The Final Programme, by Michael Moorcock
49. A Cure for Cancer, by Michael Moorcock
50. The English Assassin, by Michael Moorcock
51. ‘Salem’s Lot, by Stephen King
52. The Condition of Muzak, by Michael Moorcock
53. Black Noise, by Pekka Hiltunen
54. Dark Currents, by Jacqueline Carey
55. Autumn Bones, by Jacqueline Carey
56. Sculptor’s Daughter, by Tove Jansson
57. The Salmon of Doubt, by Douglas Adams
58. The Brothel in Rosenstrasse, by Michael Moorcock
59. Poison Fruit, by Jacqueline Carey
60. Midnight Falcon, by David Gemmell
61. Ravenheart, by David Gemmell
62. When the Doves Disappeared, by Sofi Oksanen
63. Palimpsest, by Catherynne Valente
64. White Hunger, by Aki Ollikainen
65. Bitter Seeds, by Ian Tregillis
66. The Coldest War, by Ian Tregillis
67. Necessary Evil, by Ian Tregillis
68. Stormrider, by David Gemmell
69. Handling the Undead, by John Ajvide Lindqvist
70. The Core of the Sun, by Johanna Sinisalo
71. Banewreaker, by Jacqueline Carey
72. Godslayer, by Jacqueline Carey
73. The Slow Regard of Silent Things, by Patrick Rothfuss
74. Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name, by Vendela Vida
75. The Winter Place, by Alexander Yates
76. The Winter War, by Philip Teir
77. Homeland, by R.A. Salvatore
78. Gloriana; or The Unfulfill’d Queen, by Michael Moorcock
79. The Werewolf of Paris, by Guy Endore
80. The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James
81. Carmilla, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
82. The Exorcist, by William Peter Blatty
83. Harbour, by John Ajvide Lindqvist
84. The Influence, by Ramsey Campbell
85. The Vampire Lestat, by Anne Rice
86. Let the Old Dreams Die, by John Ajvide Lindqvist
87. Waking Nightmares, by Ramsey Campbell
88. Dark Companions, by Ramsey Campbell
89. The Metamorphosis, by Franz Kafka
90. The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux
91. The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson
92. Rosemary’s Baby, by Ira Levin
93. Wilderness, by Roddy Doyle
94. Collected Ghost Stories, by M.R. James
95. Flashman on the March, by George MacDonald Fraser
96. Futility, or the Wreck of the Titan, by Morgan Robertson
97. A Song for Arbonne, by Guy Gavriel Kay
98. The Augur’s Gambit, by Stephen Donaldson
99. The Woodcarver and Death, by Hagar Olsson
100. People in the Summer Night, by Frans Eemil Sillanpää
101. Notes from Underground, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
102. The Double, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
103. I Shall Wear Midnight, by Terry Pratchett

Breaking down genre:

  • Fantasy (including Historical Fantasy): 35
  • Crime Fiction: 7
  • Historical Fiction: 10
  • Science Fiction (including Alternate History): 16
  • Mainstream: 11
  • Horror: 21
  • Other (including non-fiction): 3

Breaking down author gender:

  • Male: 73
  • Female: 29
  • Male/Female collaboration: 1

Breaking down types of books:

  • Novels and Novellas: 93
  • Short-story Collections: 9
  • Poetry: 1

Breaking down language:

  • Anglophone: 75
  • Translated: 28
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