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50 Book Challenge 2017

50 Book Challenge

1. Star Wars: Bloodline – Claudia Gray
2. Star Wars: Catalyst – A Rogue One Novel – James Luceno
3. Maus – A Survivor’s Tale I: My Father Bleeds History – Art Spiegelman
4. Maus – A Survivor’s Tale II: And Here My Troubles Began – Art Spiegelman
5. A Wrinkle In Time – Madeleine L’Engle
6. Pink Floyd FAQ – Stuart Shea
7. V: To Conquer The Throne – Tim Sullivan
8. A History Of Violence – John Wagner/ Vince Locke
9. V: The Oregon Invasion – Jayne Tannehill
10. The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made – Greg Sestero, Tom Bissell
11. V: Below The Threshold – Allen Wold
12. V: Symphony Of Terro – Somtow Sucharitkul
13. The Alamo Story: From Early History To Current Conflicts – J.R. Edmondson
14. First Blood – David Morrell
15. V – A. C. Crispin
16. Star Wars: Aftermath – Chuck Wendig
17. Star Wars: Aftermath – Life Debt – Chuck Wendig
18. American Gods – Neil Gaiman
19. Fascist Lizards from Outer Space: The Politics, Literary Influences and Cultural History of Kenneth Johnson’s V – Dan Copp
20. Star Wars: Aftermath – Empire’s End – Chuck Wendig
21. A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman
22. The Destroyer 21: Deady Seeds – Warren Murphy
23. V Annual 1986 – Various
24. Star Wars: Ahsokah – E.K. Johnston
25. The Destroyer 22: Brain Drain – Richard Sapir & Warren Murphy
26. The Dark Tower II: The Drawing Of The Three – Stephen King
27. The Destroyer 23: Child’s Play – Richard Sapir & Warren Murphy
28. The Destroyer 24: King’s Curse – Richard Sapir & Warren Murphy
29. Remember The Alamo – William W. Johnstone with J.A. Johnstone
30. Not Thinkin’… Just Rememberin’… The Making of John Wayne’s “The Alamo” – John Farkis
31. Remo: The Adventure Begins – Warren Murphy & Richard Sapir
32. The Destroyer 25: Sweet Dreams – Richard Sapir & Warren Murphy
33. Quivers: A Life – Robin Quivers
34. The Destroyer 26: In Enemy Hands – Richard Sapir & Warren Murphy
35. Killing Floor – Lee Child
36. Die Trying – Lee Child
37. Tripwire – Lee Child
38. Let The Right One In – John Ajvide Lindqvist
39. Running Blind – Lee Child
40. Misery – Stephen King
41. Echo Burning – Lee Child
42. Tales Of A Fourth Grade Nothing – Judy Blume
43. Superfudge – Judy Blume
44. Different Seasons – Stephen King
45. Candy – Terry Southern/ Mason Hoffenberg
46. I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell – Tucker Max
47. Clusterfuck – Carlton Mellick III
48. Parasite Milk – Carlton Mellick III
49. Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View – Various Authors
50. Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Alan Dean Foster
51. V: The Second Generation – Kenneth Johnson
52. Switchblade: A Killer Comedy – Brad McCormick
53. Cybernetrix – Carlton Mellick III
54. The Girl Who Takes An Eye For An Eye – David Lagercrantz
55. Watchmen – Alan Moore/ Dave Gibbons
56. Firefly: Back From The Black – Joey Spiotto
57. Ass-holes *A Theory – Aaron James

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50 Book Challenge 2016

I almost didn’t make it to 50!
Between buying a house, moving, maintaining said house, gigging, recording 3 albums at once, etc……..

I’m really glad I did, though!

It’s nice to set goals.

1. Not Afraid – Daniele Bolelli
2. The Narrative Of William W. Brown, A Fugitive Slave – William Wells Brown
3. A Carlin Home Companion – Kelly Carlin
4. Steel Beach – John Varley
5. V: The Alien Swordmaster – Somtow Sucharitkul
6. V: The Crivit Experiment – Allen Wold
7. Star Wars: Shadows Of The Empire – Steve Perry
8. Vicious Dogs Attack Me In Sleepless Nights Of Summer – Scott H. Schiaffo
9. The Alamo And Beyond: A Collector’s Journey – Phil Collins
10. IT – Stephen King
11. Colonel Sun – Kingsley Amis (as Robert Markham)
12. Reilly: Ace Of Spies – Robin Bruce Lockhart
13. Star Trek Enterprise: The First Adventure – Vonda N. McIntyre
14. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Díaz
15. Fates And Furies – Lauren Groff
16. Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
17. Tron: Betrayal – Jai Nitz
18. The Stepford Wives – Ira Levin
19. The Black Hole – Alan Dean Foster
20. Star Wars – George Lucas
21. Remanence – Jennifer Foehner Wells
22. Haunted – Chuck Palahniuk
23. V: The New England Resistance – Tim Sullivan
24. V: Death Tide – A.C. Crispin and Deborah A. Marshall
25. The Frontiersman – Mark Derr
26. V: The Texas Run – Geo. W. Proctor
27. V: Path To Conquest – Howard Weinstein
28. Rage – Richard Bachman (Stephen King)
29. The French Connection – Robin Moore
30. Beautiful You – Chuck Palahniuk
31. 101 Things NOT to Do Before You Die – Robert W. Harris
32. The Running Man – Richard Bachman (Stephen King)
33. The Long Walk – Richard Bachman (Stephen King)
34. Roadwork – Richard Bachman (Stephen King)
35. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1978) – Jack Finney
36. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe – C.S. Lewis
37. The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian – C.S. Lewis
38. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The “Dawn Treader” – C.S. Lewis
39. The Martian – Andy Weir
40. Snuff – Chuck Palahniuk
41. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Silver Chair – C.S. Lewis
42. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Horse And His Boy – C.S. Lewis
43. Tell-All – Chuck Palahniuk
44. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Magician’s Nephew – C.S. Lewis
45. The Execution – Dick Wolf
46. The Intercept – Dick Wolf
47. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Last Battle – C.S. Lewis
48. A Charlie Brown Christmas (Deluxe 50th Anniversary Edition) – Charles M. Schulz
49. The Ultimatum – Dick Wolf
50. Fight Club 2 – Chuck Palahniuk
51. Sacrificed At The Alamo – Richard Bruce Winders
52. Breaking Bad: The Official Book – David Thomson

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50 Book Challenge 2015

Yup!

This is what I read in 2015. Some of these are quick reads (The Destroyer and V being most guilty of that) and some I just couldn’t put down!

1. Lake Wobegon Days – Garrison Keillor
2. Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk
3. Alamo Defenders: A Genealogy – Bill Groneman
4. Survivor – Chuck Palahniuk
5. The Destroyer 6: Death Therapy – Warren Murphy/ Richard Sapir
6. The Destroyer 7: Union Bust – Warren Murphy/ Richard Sapir
7. Bricks In The Wall – Karl Dallas
8. Defense Of A Legend: Crockett And The De La Pena Diary – Bill Groneman
9. Death Of A Legend: The Myth And Mystery Surrounding The Death Of Davy Crockett – Bill Groneman
10. The Keillor Reader – Garrison Keillor
11. Three Roads To The Alamo – William C. Davis
12. The Destroyer 8: Summit Chase – Warren Murphy
13. The Destroyer 9: Murder’s Shield – Warren Murphy/ Richard Sapir
14. The Destroyer 10: Terror Squad – Warren Murphy/ Richard Sapir
15. The Destroyer 11: Kill Or Cure – Warren Murphy/ Richard Sapir
16. The Destroyer 12: Slave Safari – Warren Murphy
17. Sleuthing The Alamo – James E. Crisp
18. 13 The Alamo Book Of Days – Glenn A. Effler/ Mark H. Lemon/ Gary L. Foreman
19. The Gates Of The Alamo – Stephen Harrigan
20. A Time To Stand: The Epic Of The Alamo – Walter Lord
21. Ghosts Of San Antonio – Scott A. Johnson
22. The Destroyer 13: Acid Rock – Warren Murphy/ Richard Sapir
23. The Destroyer 14: Judgment Day – Warren Murphy
24. The Destroyer 15: Murder Ward – Richard Sapir/ Warren Murphy
25. The Destroyer 16: Oil Slick – Warren Murphy/ Richard Sapir
26. Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance – Robert M. Pirsig
27. The Old Man And The Sea – Ernest Hemingway
28. Lullaby – Chuck Palahniuk
29. Foundation – Isaac Asimov
30. Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick
31. Joe, The Slave Who Became An Alamo Legend – Ron J. Jackson, Jr/ Lee Spencer White
32. The Swamp Fox Of The Revolution – Stewart H. Holbrook
33. Born On A Mountaintop: On The Road WIth Davy Crockett And The Ghosts Of The Wild – Bob Thompson
34. The Blood Of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle For The Alamo And The Sacrifice That Forged A Nation – James Donovan
35. The Destroyer 17: Last War Dance – Warren Murphy/ Richard Sapir
36. Bond On Bond – Roger Moore with Gareth Owen
37. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
38. The Girl On The Train – Paula Hawkins
39. In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks – Adam Carolla
40. The Destroyer 18: Funny Money – Richard Sapir/ Warren Murphy
41. Foundation And Empire – Isaac Asimov
42. The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy – Douglas Adams
43. The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe – Douglas Adams
44. Life, The universe And Everything – Douglas Adams
45. So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish/ Young Zaphod Plays It Safe – Douglas Adams
46. Viva Max! – James Lehrer
47. Choke – Chuck Palahniuk
48. Armada – Ernest Cline
49. Fluency – Jennifer Foehner Wells
50. The Destroyer 19: Holy Terror – Richard Sapir/ Warren Murphy
51. Why We Suck – Dr. Denis Leary
52. I Drink For A Reason – David Cross
53. The Destroyer 20: Assassins Play-Off – Richard Sapir/ Warren Murphy
54. Contact – Carl Sagan
55. Bowie – Randy Lee Eickhoff & Leonard C. Lewis
56. Alas, Babylon – Pat Frank
57. On The Road – Jack Kerouac
58. The George Carlin Letters: The Permanent Courtship Of Sally Wade – Sally Wade
59. Second Foundation – Isaac Asimov
60. V: East Coast Crisis – Howard Weinstein/ A.C. Crispin
61. V: The Chicago Conversion – Geo. W. Proctor
62. V: The Florida Project – Tim Sullivan
63. V: Prisoners And Pawns – Howard Weinstein
64. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson
65. Alamo Traces: New Evidence And New Conclusions – Thomas Ricks Lindley
66. The Girl Who Played With Fire – Stieg Larsson
67. The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest – Stieg Larsson
68. The Girl In The Spider’s Web – David Lagercrantz
69. A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory – Randy Roberts and James S. Olson
70. The Alamo (movie novelezation) – Frank Thompson
71. The Alamo, Mission, Fortress, and Shrine – Frederick C. Chabot
72. Beatlebone – Kevin Barry

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