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Book roundup January-June 2014

Books read by me, first half of 2014

A few of these really slowed me down and brought down my total count. Totally worth it though. The Power Makers took an entire month to get through, and the Elizabeth Bear Eternal Sky trilogy took about 6 weeks.


  • 2014-01-03 • ★★★★☆ Dodger by Terry Pratchett (ebook [1])
  • 2014-01-03 • ★★★★☆ Talking to Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede (ebook [2])
  • 2014-01-06 • ★★★☆☆ The Incrementalists by Stephen Brust and Skyler White (ebook)
  • 2014-01-11 • ★★★★☆ Invincible (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier #2) by Jack Campbell (ebook) [1]
  • 2014-01-18 • ★★★★★ The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch [1]
  • 2014-01-22 • ★★☆☆☆ Magyk (Septimus Heap #1) by Angie Sage [2]
  • 2014-01-30 • ★★★★☆ The Portable Door by Tom Holt [1]
  • 2014-02-13 • ★★★★★ The Power Makers - Steam, Electricity, and the Men Who Invented Modern America by Maury Klein [3] no ebook version available
  • 2014-02-15 • ★★★★☆ Tricked (Iron Druid #4) by Kevin Hearne [1]
  • 2014-02-22 • ★★★★☆ The Darwin Elevator by Jason M Hough (Dire Earth #1) [1]
  • 2014-02-23 • ★★★★★ Terms of Enlistment by Marko Kloos [1]
  • 2014-03-01 • ★★★★★ Lines of Departure by Marko Kloos [1]
  • 2014-03-02 • ★★★★☆ Measures of Absolution by Marko Kloos [4]
  • 2014-03-02 • ★★★★☆ Trapped by Kevin Hearne (Iron Druid #5) [1]
  • 2014-03-02 • ★★★★☆ The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin [2]
  • 2014-03-09 • ★★★★★ Hunted by Kevin Hearne (Iron Druid #6) [1]
  • 2014-03-09 • ★★★★☆ Two Ravens and One Crow by Kevin Hearne (Iron Druid 4.5 (novella)) [1]
  • 2014-03-23 • ★★★☆☆ Like a Mighty Army (Safehold #7) by David Weber [1]
  • 2014-04-02 • ★★★★☆ In Your Dreams by Tom Holt - very predictable, unfortunately, but still good [1]
  • 2014-04-02 • ★★★★☆ The God Engines by John Scalzi [5]
  • 2014-04-10 • ★★★★☆ The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison (The Hollows # 6) [1]
  • 2014-04-19 • ★★★★☆ For A Few Demons More by Kim Harrison (The Hollows #5) [1]
  • 2014-05-10 • ★★★★☆ Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear (Eternal Sky #1) [1]
  • 2014-06-02 • ★★★★☆ Shattered Pillars by Elizabeth Bear (Eternal Sky #2) [1]
  • 2014-06-21 • ★★★★☆ Steles of the Sky by Elizabeth Bear (Eternal Sky #3) [1]
  • 2014-06-23 • ★★★★★ Skin Game (Dresden Files #15) by Jim Butcher [1]
  • 2014-06-27 • ★★★★☆ Shattered by Kevin Hearne (Iron Druid #7) [1]


Total to date Jan-June 2014:
ebooks: 25
paper: 1
audio: 0
total: 26

[1] - purchased from Amazon/Kindle
[2] - we own a paper copy, no ebook version available for purchase, I found a pirate copy. I'll buy one if one is ever made available.
[3] - Library
[4] - Kindle lending library
[5] - Humble Bundle