Master List of Books Read In 2017

  1. The Pale Criminal by Philip Kerr.
  2. A German Requiem by Philip Kerr.
  3. Fish Boy by Chloe Daykin.
  4. The Girl Before by J. P. Delaney.
  5. He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly.
  6. The Bear And The Nightingale by Katherine Arden.
  7. Sirens by Joseph Knox.
  8. Police At The Station And They Don’t Look Friendly by Adrian McKinty.
  9. Nothing But A Circus: Misadventures Among The Powerful by Daniel Levin.
  10. Is Islam An Enemy Of The West? by Tamara Sonn.
  11. The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman.
  12. Corpus by Rory Clements.
  13. Nancy Parker’s Spooky Speculations by Julia Lee.
  14. Slow Horses by Mick Herron.
  15. Dead Lions by Mick Herron.
  16. Real Tigers by Mick Herron.
  17. Spook Street by Mick Herron.
  18. Hoffer by Tim Glencross.
  19. Perdido Street Station by China Mieville.
  20. Perfect Remains by Helen Fields.
  21. Prussian Blue by Philip Kerr.
  22. Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor.
  23. Fragile Lives by Stephen Westaby.
  24. The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory.
  25. A Twist Of The Knife by Becky Masterman.
  26. Crimson Lake by Candice Fox.
  27. The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurdardottir.
  28. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.
  29. Fever by Mary Beth Keane.
  30. What Remains Of Me by A. L. Gaylin.
  31. The Cruelty by Scott Bergstrom.
  32. Tease by Amanda Maciel.
  33. The Eye Of Minds by James Dashner.
  34. The Plague Charmer by Karen Maitland.
  35. Beneath The Surface by Jo Spain.
  36. Seven For A Secret by Lyndsay Faye.
  37. They Can’t Kill Us All: The Story Of Black Lives Matter by Wesley Lowery.
  38. Truevine by Beth Macy.
  39. The Last Act Of Hattie Hoffman by Mindy Mejia.
  40. Cast Iron by Peter May.
  41. Is Science Racist? by Jonathan Marks.
  42. A Handful Of Ashes by Rob McCarthy.
  43. The Fix by Liam Vaughan and Gavin Finch.
  44. Cream Buns And Crime by Robin Stevens.
  45. Why Wall Street Matters by William D. Cohan.
  46. Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney.
  47. The Watcher by Ross Armstrong.
  48. Symphony For The City Of The Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson.
  49. From Darkest Skies by Sam Peters.
  50. The Break Down by B. A. Paris.
  51. The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney.
  52. Goodly And Grave In A Bad Case Of Kidnap by Justine Windsor.
  53. The Book Of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor.
  54. The Blood Miracles by Lisa McInerney.
  55. Faeries, Fiends & Flying Saucers edited by Kirsty Capes.
  56. Beyond The Wall by Tanya Landman.
  57. A Dark So Deadly by Stuart MacBride.
  58. Saint Death by Marcus Sedgwick.
  59. A Crime In The Family by Sacha Batthyany.
  60. Running Blind by Desmond Bagley.
  61. The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale.
  62. The Cleaner by Elisabeth Herrmann.
  63. The Ice by Laline Paull.
  64. The Special Girls by Isabelle Grey.
  65. Bound by Benedict Jacka.
  66. Spellslinger by Sebastien de Castell.
  67. The Fourth Monkey by J. D. Barker.
  68. Islam: The Essentials by Tariq Ramadan.
  69. Bad Choices: How Algorithms Can Help You Think Smarter And Live Happier by Ali Almossawi.
  70. Big Capital: Who’s London For? by Anna Minton.
  71. Before The Fall by Noah Hawley.
  72. What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah.
  73. Gender, Politics And News: A Game Of Three Sides by Karen Ross.
  74. Quieter Than Killing by Sarah Hilary.
  75. The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffiths.
  76. The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie.
  77. Gather The Daughters by Jennie Melamed.
  78. Girlhood by Cat Clarke.
  79. Last Stop Tokyo by James Buckler.
  80. The House by Simon Lelic.
  81. Three Days And A Life by Pierre Lemaitre.
  82. The Party by Elizabeth Day.
  83. From Prejudice To Pride: A History Of The LGBTQ+ Movement by Amy Lamé.
  84. Before This Is Over by Amanda Hickie.
  85. Suffragettes And The Fight For The Vote by Sarah Ridley.
  86. Blackwing by Ed McDonald.
  87. Playing With Death by Simon Scarrow and Lee Francis.
  88. S.T.A.G.S. by M. A. Bennett.
  89. Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie.
  90. The Cutaway by Christina Kovac.
  91. 101 Ways To Win An Election by Mark Pack and Edward Maxfield.
  92. Silver Stars by Michael Grant.
  93. The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley.
  94. The Force by Don Winslow.

The Force by Don Winslow

The Blurb On The Back:

Good cop or bad cop? We’re all corrupt …

Everyone can be bought. At the right price …

Detective sergeant Denny Malone leads an elite unit to fight gangs, drugs and guns in New York. For eighteen years he’s been on the front lines, doing whatever it takes to survive in a city built by ambition and corruption, where no one is clean.

What only a few know is that Denny Malone himself is dirty: he and his partners have stolen millions of dollars in drugs and cash. Now he’s caught in a trap and being squeezed by the Feds, and he must walk a thin line of betrayal, while the city teeters on the brink of a racial conflagration that could destroy them all. 

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The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley

The Blurb On The Back:

Somewhere on the outer rim of the universe, a mass of decaying world-ships known as the Legion is travelling in the seams between the stars. Here in the darkness, a war for control of the Legion has been waged for generations, with no clear resolution.

As worlds continue to die, a desperate plan is put into motion.

Zan wakes with no memory, prisoner of a people who say they are her family. She is told she is their salvation – the only person capable of boarding the Makshi, a world-ship with the power to leave the Legion. But Zan’s new family is not the only one desperate to gain control of the prized ship. Zan finds that she must choose sides in a genocidal campaign that will take her from the edges of the Legion’s gravity well to the very belly of the world.

Zan will soon learn that she carries the seeds of the Legion’s destruction – and its possible salvation. But can she and the band of cast-off followers she has gathered survive the horrors of the Legion and its people long enough to deliver it?

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Silver Stars by Michael Grant

The Blurb On The Back:

I hear civilians saying we’re all heroes. 

Here’s one of the nasty little twists that come in war: if you don’t manage to get wounded or dead, they’ll promote you. Right when you start to get good at following, they want you to lead.

If everyone is a hero, then no one is.

No longer raw recruits, Rio, Frangie and Rainy have all faced combat and know that it has changed them. They may have fought on the front lines, but the personal battles rage on …

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101 Ways To Win An Election by Mark Pack and Edward Maxfield

The Blurb On The Back:

In politics there are no prizes for second place.

Packed with advice and practical examples, this guide reveals the insider secrets and skills you need to make sure you’re a winner on election day. In easily digestible bite-sized chapters, seasoned campaign professionals Mark Pack and Edward Maxfield share successful tactics from around the globe to help steer you on the course to power.

Learn to hate trees, always have more people than chairs and never, ever, forget the law of the left nostril – head those lessons and win that election.

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