Books

Print books and audiobooks.

2023

  1. Exhalation (stories) by Ted Chiang (2019) 6.9/10. Audiobook narrated by Edoardo Ballerini, Dominic Hoffman, Amy Landon and Ted Chiang.

2022

  1. Helium by Rudy Francisco (2017) 7.2/10. My favorite excerpt from his writing is "you gorgeous earthquake".
  2. Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez (2022) 6.5/10. Audiobook narrated by Almarie Guerra, Armando Riesco, and Ines del Castillo. My favorite quote is "It's not everyday we get to see third world conditions in a first world country".
  3. Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship by Robert C. Martin (2009) 8.0/10.
  4. The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman (1988) 6.5/10. Audiobook narrated by Neil Hellegers.
  5. The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake (2022) 6.0/10. Audiobook narrated by Andy Ingalls, Caitlin Kelly, Damian Lynch, David Monteith, James Patrick Cronin, Munirih Grace, Siho Ellsmore and Steve West.
  6. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (2010) 7.5/10. Audiobook narrated by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading.
  7. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami (1989) 6.0/10. Audiobook narrated by John Chancer. My favorite quote is "The dead will always be dead, but we have to go on living."
  8. Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner (2021) 7.5/10. Audiobook narrated by the author, Michelle Zauner.
  9. Our American Israel: The Story of an Entangled Alliance by Amy Kaplan (2018) 8.0/10.
  10. My Grandmother's Hands by Resmaa Menakem (2017) 6.5/10. Audiobook narrated by Cary Hite.
  11. The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett (2020) 7.5/10.
  12. Who Rules the World? by Noam Chomsky (2016) Audiobook narrated by Brian Jones.
  13. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien (1955) Audiobook narrated by Andy Serkis.
  14. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien (1954) Audiobook narrated by Andy Serkis.
  15. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien (1954) Audiobook narrated by Andy Serkis.
  16. The Honjin Murders by Seishi Yokomizo (1946)

2021

  1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho (1993)
  2. Dune by Frank Herbert (1965)

2019

  1. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski (2000) 9.2/10.
  2. The Pragmatic Programmer by Andy Hunt and David Thomas (1999)
  3. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick (1968)

2018

  1. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch (2008)

2017

  1. It by Stephen King (1986)
  2. The Shining by Stephen King (1977)

2016

  1. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (1859)

No Date

  1. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953)
  2. Anthem by Ayn Rand (1938)
  3. The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells (1896)
  4. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (1962)
  5. The Circle: Black by Ted Dekker (2004)
  6. Cryptid Hunters by Roland Smith (2005)
  7. Ranger's Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan by John Flanagan (2004)
  8. The Edge Chronicles: The Curse of the Gloamglozer by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell (2001)
  9. Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness (2010)
  10. The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness (2009)
  11. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (2008)
  12. Guardians of Ga'Hoole: The Capture by Kathryn Lasky (2003)
  13. Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card (1986)
  14. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (1985)
  15. Saga by Conor Kostick (2006)
  16. Epic by Conor Kostick (2004)
  17. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (1960)
  18. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien (1937)
  19. Abarat: Absolute Midnight by Clive Barker (2011)
  20. Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War by Clive Barker (2004)
  21. Abarat by Clive Barker (2002)
  22. Alfred Kropp: The Thirteenth Skull by Rick Yancey (2008)
  23. Alfred Kropp: The Seal of Solomon by Rick Yancey (2007)
  24. The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey (2005)
  25. Max the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick (1998)
  26. Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick (1993)
  27. The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (2009)
  28. The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan (2008)
  29. The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan (2007)
  30. The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan (2006)
  31. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (2005)
  32. Darkwing by Kenneth Oppel (2007)
  33. Firewing by Kenneth Oppel (2002)
  34. Sunwing by Kenneth Oppel (1999)
  35. Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel (1997)
  36. Ghost Boy by Iain Lawrence (2002)