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My annual list of books I read in the past year. In 2016 I read 97 books. I started something new this year, and some of the books were read out loud to my mom. My favorite books read this year "The Martian" and my re-reads of the Street Cat Bob books: "A Street Cat Named Bob," "The World According to Bob," and "A Gift from Bob." The story of James and Bob is beautiful. It's a true story that's still ongoing. James and Bob are still around.

As before the list of books I read (divided by genre) is under the cut. Books marked with a * were books I thought were particularly good. Books with (2) are re-reads, and books with (M) are books I read out loud to mom.

Voyager: Seeking Newer World in the Third Great Age of Discovery by Stephen J. Pyne
Do Unto Animals* by Tracey Stewart
Beyond: Our Future in Space by Chris Impey
We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly a True Story by Josh Sundquist
Doctor Who: Impossible Worlds: A 50 Year Treasury of Art and Design by Stephen Nicholas
The Road Trip: A Traveler's Journal of Love and France* by Vivian Swift
Doctor Who: The Essential Guide Revised 12th Doctor Edition by Various Authors
The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built by Jack Viertel
A Street Cat Named Bob*(2)(M) by James Bowen
The World According to Bob*(2)(M) by James Bowen
A Gift from Bob*(2)(M) by James Bowen
Native Americans in the Susquehanna River Valley by David J. Minderhout
A Lion Called Christian*(2)(M) by Anthony "Ace" Bourke and John Rendall
Time Travel: A History by James Gleick

The Golem of Paris by Jonathon Kellerman
Litte Indiscretions: A Delectable Mystery by Carmen Posadas
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Murder at the 42nd Street Library by Con Lehane
Deadly Slipper by Michelle Wan

Phobos: Mayan Fear by Steve Alten
Vostok by Steve Alten
The Omega Project by Steve Alten
Neverwhere*(2) by Neil Gaiman
Unbound by Jim C. Hines
Revisionary by Jim C. Hines
Followed By Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg
Ready Player One(2) by Ernest Cline
The Martian* by Andy Weir
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman
Doctor Who: Timeloard Fairy Tales by Various Authors
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Taft: 2012 by Jason Heller
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone(2)(M) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets(2)(M) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(2)(M) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire(2)(M) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix(2)(M) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince(2)(M) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows(2)(M) by J.K. Rowling
Time and Time Again by Ben Elton
The Mammoth Book of Time Travel SF by Mike Ashley
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
After Alice by Gregory Maguire
The Lost Time Accidents by John Wray
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
The Chronicles of Chrestomanci Vol. 1 by Diana Wynne Jones
The Chronicles of Chrestomanci Vol. 2 by Diana Wynne Hones
Heir of Fire bu Sarah J. Maas
Doctor Who: The Drosten's Curse by A.L. Kennedy
Doctor Who: Time Trips by Various Authors
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child(M) by J.K. Rowling
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
11/22/63(2)(M) by Stephen King
Version Control by Dexter Palmer
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
Letters to Zell by Camille Griep
Off To Be the Wizard by Scott Meyer

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Town on the Prairie by Lauren Ingalls Wilder
These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Historical Fiction:
The Secret Trial of Robert E. Lee by Thomas Fleming
Wolf By Wolf by Ryan Graudin
A Name of Her Own by Jane Kirkpatrick
Galapagos Regained by James Morrow

General Fiction:
The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell
Initiation at Beltane by Tamarin Laurel
When the Moon is Low by Nadia Hashimi
A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cosse

Teen/YA: (All there were sci-fi/fantasy.)
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
Entwined by Heather Dixon
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Winter by Marissa Meyer
Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz
Return to the Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz
Relic by Heather Terrell
Boundary by Heather Terrell
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
The Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan
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