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My 2008 List

So I'm a few days behind everyone else. That's ok by me.

My initial goal for the year was to read 100 books. That sounded completely reasonable to me, since I do read fast and I have plenty of time to read at work (a movie theatre projectionist tends to have a lot of spare time).

1. 3001: The Final Odyssey - Arthur C. Clarke (272 pages)
2. First Meetings in Ender's Universe - Orson Scott Card (224 pages)
3. Fool Moon - Jim Butcher (352 pages)
4. The Last Continent - Terry Pratchett (416 pages)
5. I Am America (And So Can You!) - Stephen Colbert (240 pages)
6. Jingo - Terry Pratchett (323 pages)
7. Invasive Procedures - Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnson (352 pages)
8. A Brief History of Time - Stephen Hawking (208 pages)
9. 1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs -The Election that Changed the Country - James Chase (336 pages)
10. The Gunslinger - Stephen King (264 pages)
11. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - Douglas Adams (306 pages)
12. The Apocalypse Door - James D. Macdonald (224 pages)
13. Carpe Jugulum - Terry Pratchett (304 pages)
14. Rendezvous with Rama - Arthur C. Clarke (288 pages)
15. Grave Peril - Jim Butcher (378 pages)
16. Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921: The American President Series - H.W. Brands (192 pages)
17. The Fifth Elephant - Terry Pratchett (336 pages)
18. The Truth - Terry Pratchett (336 pages)
19. Time's Eye - Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter (384 pages)
20. The Andromeda Strain - Michael Crichton (288 pages)
21. Sunstorm - Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter (336 pages)
22. The Kennedy Curse - Edward Klein (256 pages)
23. Thief of Time - Terry Pratchett (336 pages)
24. The Island of Dr. Moreau - H.G. Wells (185 pages)
25. The Last Hero - Terry Pratchett (160 pages)
26. Rama II - Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee (512 pages)
27. Summer Knight - Jim Butcher (371 pages)
28. The Death of the Necromancer - Martha Wells (359 pages)
29. Sphere - Michael Crichton (385 pages)
30. The Drawing of the Three - Stephen King (432 pages)
31. Old Man's War - John Scalzi (316 pages)
32. The Garden of Rama - Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee (441 pages)
33. Killing Hitler - Roger Moorhouse (384 pages)
34. Monstrous Regiment - Terry Pratchett (368 pages)
35. Timeline - Michael Crichton (464 pages)
36. Alexander's Tomb - Nicholas J. Saunders (290 pages)
37. Death Masks - Jim Butcher (378 pages)
38. Thud! - Terry Pratchett (384 pages)
39. Richter Ten - Arthur C. Clarke and Mike McQuay (373 pages)
40. Ten Days That Shook the World - John Reed (230 pages)
41. The Waste Lands - Stephen King (422 pages)
42. Going Postal - Terry Pratchett (384 pages)
43. Wintersmith - Terry Pratchett (336 pages)
44. I, Robot - Isaac Asimov (302 pages)
45. Next - Michael Crichton (448 pages)
46. A Dirty Job - Christopher Moore (387 pages)
47. Wizard and Glass - Stephen King (672 pages)
48. The Last Colony - John Scalzi (320 pages)
49. The Company They Keep: C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien as Writers in Community - Diana Pavlac Glyer (293 pages)
50. Grand Theft Childhood - Lawrence Kutner (272 pages)
51. Emperor: Time' Tapestry #1 - Stephen Baxter (320 pages)
52. Dead Beat - Jim Butcher (400 pages)
53. Another Fine Myth - Robert Asprin (200 pages)
54. Jurassic Park - Michael Crichton (416 pages)
55. Wolves of the Calla - Stephen King (714 pages)
56. Opening Atlantis - Harry Turtledove (440 pages)
57. The Great Train Robbery - Michael Crichton (329 pages)
58. Proven Guilty - Jim Butcher (406 pages)
59. Screen Plays - David Cohen (342 pages)
60. Coraline - Neil Gaiman (176 pages)
61. The Positronic Man - Isaac Asimov (259 pages)
62. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe - C.S. Lewis (186 pages)
63. Controversy Creates Cash - Eric Bischoff (400 pages)
64. White Night - Jim Butcher (407 pages)
65. Rising Sun - Michael Crichton (355 pages)
66. A Public Betrayed: An Inside Look at Japanese Media Atrocities and Their Warnings to the West - Adam Gamble (464 pages)
67. Something Wicked This Way Comes - Ray Bradbury (293 pages)
68. Starship Troopers - Robert A. Heinlein (272 pages)
69. Making Money - Terry Pratchett (400 pages)
70. Night Watch - Terry Pratchett (432 pages)
71. Myth Conceptions - Robert Asprin (208 pages)
72. Foundation - Isaac Asimov (200 pages)
73. Treason - Orson Scott Card (275 pages)
74. Prince Caspian - C.S. Lewis (186 pages)
75. Great Tales from English History, Book 2 - Robert Lacey (271 pages)
76. Radio Free Albemuth - Phillip K. Dick (214 pages)
77. State of Fear - Michael Crichton (603 pages)
78. Caves of Steel - Isaac Asimov (270 pages)
79. Song of Susannah - Stephen King (413 pages)
80. Treason - Orson Scott Card (275 pages)
81. The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents - Terry Pratchett (241 pages)
82. Myth Directions - Robert Asprin (224 pages)
83. The Case of Abraham Lincoln - Julie M. Fenster (255 pages)
84. The Voyage of the Dawn Treader - C.S. Lewis (216 pages)
85. Casino Royale - Ian Flemming (181 pages)
86. Furies of Calderon - Jim Butcher (502 pages)
87. Academ's Fury - Jim Butcher (472 pages)
88. The Rest of the Robots - Isaac Asimov (223 pages)
89. The Year 1000 - Robert Lacey, Danny Danziger (230 pages)
90. The Dark Tower - Stephen King (864 pages)
91. The Naked Sun - Isaac Asimov (269 pages)
92. The Horse and His Boy - C.S. Lewis (191 pages)
93. Cursor's Fury - Jim Butcher (442 pages)
94. The Memory of Earth - Orson Scott Card (294 pages)
95. The Call of Earth - Orson Scott Card (332 pages)
96. Wizards - Edited by Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois (400 pages)
97. The Robots of Dawn - Isaac Asimov (435 pages)
98. Eaters of the Dead - Michael Crichton (193 pages)
99. The Bourne Identity - Robert Ludlum (535 pages)
100. The Bourne Supremacy - Robert Ludlum (597 pages)
101. The Magician's Nephew - C.S. Lewis (167 pages)
102. The Man With the Iron Heart - Harry Turtledove (532 pages)
103. The Ships of Earth - Orson Scott Card (382 pages)
104. The Silver Chair - C.S. Lewis (243 pages)
105. Born Standing Up - Steve Martin (207 pages)
106. Weaver - Stephen Baxter (321 pages)
107. The Ships of Earth - Orson Scott Card (382 pages)
108. Foundation and Empire - Isaac Asimov (224 pages)
109. Robots and Empire - Isaac Asimov (383 pages)
110. Earthfall - Orson Scott Card (350 pages)
111. The Great Game - Frederick Hitz (211 pages)
112. The Man with the Golden Gun - Ian Flemming (158 pages)
113. The Man with the Golden Torc - Simon Green (393 pages)
114. The Accidental Time Machine - Joe Haldeman (288 pages)
115. Twilight - Stephenie Meyer (498 pages)
116. Second Foundation - Isaac Asimov (191 pages)
117. Einstein: A Life in Science - Michael White (279 pages)
118. The Bourne Betrayal - Eric Van Lustbader (486 pages)
119. The Stars, Like Dust - Isaac Asimov (293 pages)
120. The First Samurai : the life and legend of the warrior rebel, Taira Masakado - Karl F. Friday (220 pages)
121. More Gilt-Edged Bonds - Ian Flemming (661 pages)
122. Airframe - Michael Crichton (351 pages)
123. Octopussy and The Living Daylights - Ian Flemming (120 pages)
124. Prelude to Foundation - Isaac Asimov (403 pages)
125. Brisingr - Christopher Paolini (763 pages)
126. The Unnatural Inquirer - Simon R. Green (246 pages)
127. The Last Battle - C.S. Lewis (184 pages)
128. The Bourne Ultimatum - Robert Ludlum (611 pages)
129. Worlds - Joe Haldeman (239 pages)
130. God Emperor of Dune - Frank Herbert (423 pages)
131. Good Omens - Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman (367 pages)

Final status: 131 of 100 books read - 44617 pages read

Yep, I might be just slightly crazy.
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