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I am a lemming, rushing to the sea.

Since everyone else is doing it...

This is what I read in 2008. The books that I listened to on CD are marked (CD). My favorite reads are marked with a "++", and my least favorite reads are marked with an "xx". (R) means that it's a reread.

The Spellman Files, Lisa Lutz
Armor, John Steakley
The Woods, Harlin Coben (CD)
The Fourth Bear, Jasper Fforde (CD) ++
Demons Are Forever, Julie Kenner
The Devil and Miss Prym, Paulo Coelho (CD)
State of Fear, Michael Crichton (CD) xx (Crap. Utter and unadulterated crap.)
Moonshine, Rob Thurman ++
MetroGirl, Janet Evanovich (CD)
Magic Bites, Ilona Andrews
Mayflower, Nathan Philbrick (CD) ++
Grave Peril, Jim Butcher (CD) (R)
Fragile Things, Neil Gaiman (CD)
White Night, Jim Butcher
Summer Knight, Jim Butcher (CD) (R)
Way of the Wolf, E.E. Knight
Small Favor, Jim Butcher
Bad Monkeys, Matt Ruff ++
Madhouse, Rob Thurman ++
Fiasco, Thomas Ricks (CD)
The Vampire's Secret, Raven Hart ++
Rhapsody in Blood, John Morgan Wilson
Mr. Paradise, Elmore Leonard (CD)
Magic Burns, Ilona Andrews
Endgame, Kristine Smith ++
Conservatives Without Conscience, John Dean (CD)
Burning Bright, Tracy Chevalier (CD)
Wicked, Gergory Maquire (CD) ++
Grimspace, Ann Aguirre
Dead to Me, Anton Stout
Son of a Witch, Gregory Maguire (CD)
The Broker, John Grisham (CD)
The Blue Zone, Andrew Gross (CD)
Fearless Fourteen, Janet Evanovich (CD)
Hey, Nostradamus, Douglas Copeland (CD)
The Italian Secretary, Caleb Carr (CD)
Spook Country, William Gibson (CD) xx (ZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.)
The Geographer's Library, Jon Fasman (CD)
The Trudeau Vector, Juris Jurjevics (CD)
Dog Days, John Levitt
Powder and Patch, Georgette Heyer (R)
The Interlopers, Alan Dean Foster (CD)
The Face of Death, Cody McFadyen (CD) ++
Match Me If You Can, Susan Elizabeth Phillips (CD)
Local Custom, Sharon Lee and Steve Miller (CD)
High Stakes, Erin McCarthy
Icefields, Thomas Wharton ++
Crystal Rain, Tobias Buckell
Natural Born Charmer, Susan Elizabeth Phillips (CD)
The Assault on Reason, Al Gore (CD)
Don't Look Down, Jennifer Crusie (CD) xx (I should have known better.)
Dead Heat, Dick Francis (CD)
Under Orders, Dick Francis (CD)
Eyes of the Daemon, Camille Bacon-Smith ++
Eyes of the Empress, Camille Bacon-Smith ++

I realize, in looking at this list, that I am reading entirely too much urban fantasy and not nearly enough literature. I need to work on that in 2009.
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