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In no particular order

  1.  Storming:  A Dieselpunk Adventure Novel by K.M. Weiland
  2.  Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles Book 1) by Marissa Meyer
  3. Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles Book 2) by Marissa Meyer
  4. Cress (The Lunar Chronicles Book 3) by Marissa Meyer
  5. Winter (The Lunar Chronicles Book 4) by Marissa Meyer
  6. The Einstein Prophecy by  Robert Masello
  7. Cross Justice (Alex Cross) by James Patterson
  8. The Firm: A Novel by John Grisham
  9. Sovereign (The Books of Mortals Book 3) by Ted Dekker & Tosca Lee
  10.  The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
  11.  Sector 64: Ambush: Sector 64 Book one by Dean M. Cole
  12.  Behold the Dawn by K.M. Weiland
  13. The Silent Intelligence: The Internet of Things by Daniel Kellmereit, Daniel Obodovski
  14. Sunset Rising by S.M. McEachern
  15. Worlds Collide:  (Sunset Rising, Book 2) by S.M. McEachern
  16. New World Order (Sunset Rising Book 3) by S.M. McEachern
  17. Odin’s Shadow (Sons of Odin Book 1) by Erin S. Riley
  18. A Flame Put Out (Sons of Odin Series Book 2) Erin S. Riley
  19. Seveneves A Novel by Neal Stephenson
  20. The Crossing (Bosch) by Michael Connelly 
  21. Eyes of the Hammer (The Green Berets Volume 1) by Bob Mayer
  22. The Bone Labyrinth: A Sigma Force Novel (Sigma Force Novels Book 11 by James Rollins
  23. Crafting unforgettable Characters by KM Weiland
  24. Persona (Persona #1) by Genevieve Valentine
  25.  Productivity for Authors – 13 Tricks Every Lazy Author Needs to Know  by Mark LeGrand Messick
  26.  On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
  27.  How to Make a Living with Your Writing:  Books, Blogging and More by Joanna Penn
  28.  Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1) by Dan Simmons
  29. The Fall of Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #2) by Dan Simmons
  30.  Endymion (Hyperion Cantos, #3) by Dan Simmons
  31. The Rise of Endymion (Hyperion Cantos, #4) by Dan Simmons
  32.  Structuring your Novel- Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story by KM Weiland
  33.  How to Make a Living as a Writer by James Scott Bell
  34.  Writing Genre Fiction: Creating Imaginary Worlds: The 12 Rules by Charles Christian
  35.  Artificial Evil (Code Breakers #1) by Colin F. Barnes
  36. Assemby Code (Code Breakers #2) by Colin F. Barnes
  37.  Write. Publish. Repeat. (The No-Luck-Required Guide to Self-Publishing Success) by Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant
  38.  Regenesis: How Synthetic Biology Will Reinvent Nature and Ourselves by George M. Church, Ed Regis
  39.  The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Crytography by Simon Singh
  40.  The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp
  41.  Mile 81 by Stephen King
  42.  Superhighway by Alex Fayman
  43.  The Mechanical (The Alchemy Wars, #1) by Ian Tregillis
  44.  Dark Intelligence (Transformation, #1) by Neal Asher
  45.  Forged in Ice (Viking Odyssey) by Ken Hagan
  46.  Firebreak (Matt Pontowski #1) by Richard Herman
  47.  Nemesis Games (Expanse #5) by James S.A. Corey
  48.  Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor
  49.  The Beast of Cretacea by Todd Strasser
  50.  Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
  51.  Heir of Empire by Evan C. Currie
  52.  The Atlantis Gene ( The Origin Mystery, #1) by A.G. Riddle
  53.  The Last Librarian: (An AOI Thriller) (The Justar Journal #1) by Brandt Legg
  54.  The Lost TreeRunner: An AOI Thriller (The Justar Journal #2) by Brandt Legg
  55.  Say What? The Fiction Writer’s Handy Guide to Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage by C.S. Lakin
  56.  The 12 Key Pillars of Novel Construction:  Your Blueprint for Building a Strong Story (The Writer’s Toolbox Series) by C.S. Lakin
  57.  Writing the Heart of Your Story: The Secret to Crafting an Unforgettable Novel (The Writer’s Toolbox Series) by C.S. Lakin
  58.  Innocent Little Crimes by C.S. Lakin
  59.  The Legend of King Arthur: The Captivating Story of King Arthur by Stephen Klein
  60.  The Audacity to be a Writer: 40 Inspiring Articles on Writing that Could Change Your Life by Bryan Hutchinson, Multiple Contributors
  61.  The Sword of Shannara Trilogy:  (The Sword of Shannara Book #1) by Terry Brooks
  62.  The Elfstones of Shannara (Book #2) by Terry Brooks
  63.  The Wishsong of Shannara (Book #3) by Terry Brooks
  64.  Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #1) by Lee Child
  65. Commander in Chief (Jack Ryan #11) by Mark Greaney, Tom Clancy (Series Creator)
  66.  Grey Mountain by John Grishmam
  67.  The Singularity: Heretic – A Thriller (The Singularity #1) by David Beers
  68.  The Three-Body Problem (Three-Body, #1) by Liu Cixin
  69.  The Dark Forest (Three-Body, #2) by Liu Cixin
  70.  The IX by Andrew P. Weston
  71.  Nexus (Nexus, #1) by Ramez Naam
  72.  Crux (Nexus, #2) by Ramez Naam
  73. Apex (Nexus, #3) by Ramez Naam
  74.  Structuring your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story by K.M. Weiland
  75.  Dreamlander by K.M. Weiland
  76.  A Man called Outlaw by K.M. Weiland
  77.  Conquering Writer’s Block and Summoning Inspiration: Learn to Nurture a Lifestyle of Creativity K.M. Weiland
  78.  One More Ride in the Rain K.M. Weiland
  79.  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, K.M. Weiland, Diana Gabaldon
  80.  Anathem by Neal Stephenson
  81.  Sky1- Foundation (Sky, #1) by William Amerman
  82.  Nation of Enemies by H.A. Raynes
  83.  Seed by Rob Ziegler
  84.  What a Girl Wants (Filomore & Greenwich) by Kate Perry
  85.  Ashley Bell (Ashley Bell #1) by Dean Koontz
  86.  Nightstalkers (Area 51: The Nightstaklers #1) by Bob Mayer
  87.  The Book of Truths (Area 51: The Nightstaklers, #2) by Bob Mayer
  88.  The Rift (Area 51: The Nightstalkers #3) by Bob Mayer
  89.  Time Patrol (Area 51: The Nightstalkers #4) by Bob Mayer
  90.  An Ember in Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes #1) by Sabaa Tahir
  91.  Colorado Promise (Front Range #1) by Charlene Whitman
  92.  Colorado Hope (Front Range, #2) by Charlene Whitman
  93.  The Color of the Season (The Color of Heaven #7) by Julianne MacLean
  94.  Call of the Herald (The Dawning of Power #1) by Brian Rathbone
  95.  Dark Illusion: A Psychological Thriller Novel by Dana V. Moison
  96.  Depraved Heart (Kay Scarpetta, #23) by Patricia Cornwell
  97.  Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
  98.  The Clay Lion (The Clay Lion #1) by Amalie Jahn
  99.  Tin Men (The Clay Lion, #2) by Amalie Jahn
  100. A Straw Man (The Clay Lion, #3) by Amalie Jahn
  101.  Currency by L.Todd Wood
  102.  Weapon of Atlantis (Atlantis #4) by Christopher David Peterson
  103.  An American MP in Korea by Richard Cezar
  104.  Dear Crossing (Ray Schiller Series, #1) by Marjorie Doering
  105.  Shadow Tag (Ray Schiller Series #2)  Marjorie Doering
  106. Targeted ((Ray Schiller Series #, 3) by Marjorie Doering
  107.  How to Get to Know Your Characters with Character Interviews (The Busy Author’s Guide #3) Kylie Day
  108.  How to Get to Know Your Story’s World with Worldbuilding Questions (The Busy Author’s Guide #4) by Kylie Day
  109. How to Get to Know the Backstory of Your Characters (The Busy Author’s Guide #5) by Kylie Day
  110.  Stone of Fire (Arkane, #1) By J.F. Penn
  111. Crypt of Bone (Arkane #2) By J.F. Penn
  112.  Conflict and Suspense (Elements of Fiction Writing) by James Scott Bell
  113. The Art of War for Writers: Fiction Writing Strategies, Tactics, and Exercises by James Scott Bell
  114.  VOICE: The Secret Power of Great Writing by James Scott Bell
  115. Try Dying (Ty Buchanan Legal Thriller#1) by James Scott Bell
  116. Try Darkness  (Ty Buchanan Legal Thriller #2) by James Scott Bell
  117. Try Fear (Ty Buchanan Legal Thriller #3) by James Scott Bell
  118. Final Witness by James Scott Bell
  119. The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
  120.  Steel Lily (Periodic #1) by Megan Curd
  121.  Black: The Birth of Evil (The Circle #1) by Ted Dekker
  122.  Iron Pendulum (Periodic #2) by Megan Curd
  123.  Lady of Devices (Magnificent Devices #1) by Shelley Adina
  124.  Her Own Devices ( Magnificent Devices #2) By Shelley Adina
  125.  Soon:  The Beginning of the End (The Underground Zealot #1) by Jerry B. Jenkins
  126.  Steampunk For the Simpletons:  A Fun Primer For Folks Who Aren’t Sure What a Steampunk is All About by Travis I. Sivart
  127.  The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr., E.B. White
  128.  Assassins of the Steam Age (Aetherium #1) by Joseph Robert Lewis
  129.  Driftmetal by J.C. Staudt
  130.  Master and Commander (Aubrey & Maturin #1) by Patrick O’Brian
  131.  Creeping Shadow by Caroline Peckham

 

 

There it is! The ultimate reading list for 2016!  Wish me luck!

 

Benjamin

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