October 2021 books

Non-fiction 8 (YTD 38)
John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, by Fred Kaplan
Groetjes uit Vlaanderen, by Mohamed Ouaamari
The Ambassadors of Death, by L.M. Myles
Dark Water / Death in Heaven, by Philip Purser-Hallard
Free Speeches, by Denis Kitchen, Nadine Strossen, Dave Sim, Neil Gaiman and Frank Miller
The Ryans of Inch and Their World: A Catholic Gentry Family from Dispossession to Integration, c.1650-1831, by Richard John Fitzpatrick (PhD thesis)
Those About to Die, by Daniel P. Mannix
Discipline or Corruption, by Konstantin Stanislavsky

John Quincy Adams cover Groetjes uit Vlaanderen cover Ambassadors of Death cover Dark Water / Death in Heaven cover Free Speeches cover Those About to Die cover Discipline or Corruption cover

Non-genre 2 (YTD 24)
The Wych Elm, by Tana French
Time Must Have a Stop, by Aldous Huxley
Wych Elm cover Time Must Have a Stop cover

Scripts 1 (YTD 4)
Day of the Dead, by Neil Gaiman
Day of the Dead cover

SF 15 (YTD 109)
Quicksilver, by Neal Stephenson
"Fire Watch", by Connie Willis
Little Free Library, by Naomi Kritzer
The Empire of Time, by David Wingrove – did not finish
Crashland, by Sean Williams – did not finish
City of Miracles, by Robert Jackson Bennett
Silver in the Wood, by Emily Tesh
The Space Between Worlds, by Micaiah Johnson
Splinters and the Impolite President, by William Whyte
Axiom's End, by Lindsay Ellis
Splinters and the Wolves of Winter, by William Whyte
Shadowboxer, by Tricia Sullivan
The Vanished Birds, by Simon Jimenez
The Unspoken Name, by A.K. Larkwood
Blake’s 7 Annual 1982, eds Grahame Robertson and Carole Ramsay
41wcwtI+eNL[1].jpg Fire Watch cover Little Free Library cover Empire of Time cover Crashland cover City of Miracles cover Silver in the Wood cover Space Between Worlds cover Splinters and the Impolite President cover Axiom Splinters and the Wolves of Winter cover Shadowboxer cover The Vanished Birds cover The Unspoken Name cover B7 1982 cover

Doctor Who 5 (YTD 18, 24 inc comics and non-fiction)
Prime Imperative, by Julianne Todd
The Xmas Files, ed. Shaun Russell
Mind of Stone, by Iain McLaughlin
The Crimson Horror, by Mark Gatiss
Doctor Who: The Ambassadors of Death, by Terrance Dicks
Prime Imperative cover Xmas Files cover Mind of Stone cover Crimson Horror cover Ambassadors of Death cover

7,600 pages (YTD 60,600)
13/31 (YTD 99/231) by non-male writers (Myles, Strossen, Darl/Cooper/Harris/Harris, French, Willis, Kritzer, Tesh, Johnson, Ellis, Sullivan, Larkwood, Ramsay, Todd)
3/31 (YTD 37/231) by PoC (Ouaamari, Johnson, Jimenez)
3/31 rereads (YTD 26/231) – Quicksilver, "Fire Watch", Dicks Ambassadors of Death.

Not Before Sundown, by Johanna Sinisalo
The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde
Paul: A Biography, by Tom Wright
The Empire of Gold, by S. A Chakraborty

Coming soon (perhaps)
Summer, by Ali Smith
Mortal Engines, by Philip Reeve
The Story of Sex: From Apes to Robots, by Philippe Brenot
Waste Tide, by Qiufan Chen
The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun, by J R R Tolkien
Sweeney Todd & Other Stories, by Neil Gaiman
The Ice Cream Army, by Jessica Gregson
Exploding School to Pieces: Growing Up With Pop Culture In the 1970s, by Mick Deal
Shanghai Sparrow, by Gaie Sebold
The Last Witness, by K. J. Parker
The Last Defender of Camelot, by Roger Zelazny
Le dernier Atlas, Tome 3, by Fabien Vehlmann
Ann Veronica, by H. G. Wells
"Blood Music", by Greg Bear
An Introduction to the Gospel of John, by Raymond E. Brown
The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To, by Dean Burnett
Beautiful World, Where Are You, by Sally Rooney
Camouflage, by Joe Haldeman
The 48 Laws Of Power, by Robert Greene
The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury

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