1. Carry Me Down** by M.J. Hyland
  2. The First Rule by Robert Crais
  3. Demolition Angel by Robert Crais
  4. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  5. Six Bad Things by Charlie Huston
  6. Button, Button: Uncanny Stories by Richard Matheson
  7. The Bluest Eye** by Toni Morrison
  8. Francie by Karen English
  9. Geek Love** by Katherine Dunn
  10. The Forgotten Man by Robert Crais
  11. Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill
  12. The Catcher in the Rye** by J.D. Salinger
  13. Burmese Days by George Orwell
  14. Bad Monkeys by Matt Ruff
  15. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austin & Seth Grahame-Smith
  16. Leviathan by Paul Auster
  17. Nineteen Eighty-Four** by George Orwell
  18. Krapp’s Last Cassette by Anne Argula
  19. In the Woods by Tana French
  20. Engleby** by Sebastian Faulks
  21. Killer Instinct by Zoë Sharp
  22. The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem
  23. A Bad Day for Sorry by Sophie Littlefield
  24. The Little Sleep by Paul Tremblay
  25. The Bridge of San Luis Rey** by Thornton Wilder
  26. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  27. Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris
  28. Life of Pi** by Yann Martel
  29. Percy Jackson and the Olympians Book 1: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  30. The Cleanup by Sean Doolittle
  31. The Damage Done by Hilary Davidson
  32. The Brothers Karamazov** by Fyodor Dostoevsky (translated by Constance Garnett)
  33. Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
  34. Severance Package by Duane Swierczynski
  35. The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle
  36. The Last Report on Miracles at Little No Horse** by Louise Erdrich
  37. How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
  38. Jack Wakes Up by Seth Harwood
  39. Chasing Darkness by Robert Crais
  40. Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger


  1. On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (and Always Have) in the Future Tense by David Brooks
  2. Myth and Ritual in Women’s Detective Fiction by Christine A. Jackson
  3. The Alphabet Versus the Goddess: The Conflict Between Word and Image by Leonard Shlain
  4. Freakonomics: A Rouge Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner
  5. Polite Lies: On Being a Woman Caught Between Cultures by Kyoko Mori


  1. McSweeny’s issue 19
  2. Artifice Magazine, issue 1


  1. Light and Trials of Light by Cynthia Reeser (available from Finishing Line Press)

Short Story Anthologies:

  1. 8 Pounds: Eight Tales of Crime, Horror, & Suspense by Chris F. Holm
  2. Terminal Damage: A Do Some Damage Collection

Comics/Graphic Novels:

  1. The 3 Geeks: Going to Con (collects issues #1-3) Rich Koslowski
  2. Fight for Tomorrow written: Brian Wood art: Denys Cowan & Kent Williams
  3. The Sandman: Dream Country (vol. 3) Neil Gaiman
  4. Sudden Gravity (A Story of the Panopticon) Greg Ruth
  5. Kabuki vol. 3: Masks of the Noh
  6. Fables: Legends in Exile (Fables #1)
  7. Phonogram: Rue Britannia story: Kieron Gillen art/lettering: Jamie McKelvie
  8. I Kill Giants written: Joe Kelly art: J.M. Ken Nimura
  9. Kick Ass text: Mark Millar illustrations: John Romita
  10. Pika-Don by Stanford University’s Graphic Novel Writing Project

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