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2017 Reading Challenge

74/85 books read

28 July 2017
57% days / 87% books

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Fastest read in 2017

516 pages read in 1 days
Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal - James D. Hornfischer

Number of pages read in 2017

28121 pages read

2017 Challenge Books

74.
The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology) - Eric H. Ash
The Draining of the Fens: Projectors, Popular Politics, and State Building in Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Technology)
Read: 21 July 2017 - 25 July 2017
Review
73.
The British and the Vietnam War: Their Way with LBJ - Nicholas Tarling
The British and the Vietnam War: Their Way with LBJ
Read: 18 July 2017 - 21 July 2017
72.
War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865 - James M. McPherson
War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865
Read: 19 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
Review
71.
Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty - Jon Kukla
Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty
Read: 13 July 2017 - 17 July 2017
Review
70.
MacArthur's Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II - Peter Eisner
MacArthur's Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II
Read: 10 July 2017 - 11 July 2017
Review
69.
Hannibal - Patrick N Hunt
Hannibal
Read: 6 July 2017 - 7 July 2017
Review
68.
The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece - Jennifer T. Roberts
The Plague of War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Ancient Greece
Read: 3 July 2017 - 5 July 2017
Review
67.
Lincoln's Trident: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron during the Civil War - Robert M. Browning Jr.
Lincoln's Trident: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron during the Civil War
Read: 28 June 2017 - 3 July 2017
Review
66.
The Age of the Horse: An Equine Journey Through Human History - Susanna Forrest
The Age of the Horse: An Equine Journey Through Human History
Read: 22 June 2017 - 25 June 2017
Review
65.
The Manhattan Projects Volume 6: Sun Beyond the Stars (Manhattan Projects Tp) - Jonathan Hickman
The Manhattan Projects Volume 6: Sun Beyond the Stars (Manhattan Projects Tp)
Read: 20 June 2017 - 20 June 2017
Review
64.
The Good Soldier Svejk - Jarslav Hasek, Jaroslav Hašek
The Good Soldier Svejk
Read: 22 May 2017 - 19 June 2017
Review
63.
Selection Day: A Novel - Aravind Adiga
Selection Day: A Novel
Read: 14 June 2017 - 15 June 2017
Review
62.
The Afterlife of John Fitzgerald Kennedy: A Biography - Michael J. Hogan
The Afterlife of John Fitzgerald Kennedy: A Biography
Read: 12 June 2017 - 14 June 2017
Review
61.
The Royal Navy in Eastern Waters: Linchpin of Victory 1935-1942 - Andrew Boyd
The Royal Navy in Eastern Waters: Linchpin of Victory 1935-1942
Read: 2 June 2017 - 9 June 2017
Review
60.
Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love - Brad Gooch
Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love
Read: 7 June 2017 - 7 June 2017
Review
59.
The Gathering Storm: The Naval War September 1939 to April 1940 - Geirr H. Haarr
The Gathering Storm: The Naval War September 1939 to April 1940
Read: 26 May 2017 - 3 June 2017
Review
58.
Yes Please - Amy Poehler
Yes Please
Read: 1 June 2017 - 2 June 2017
Review
57.
Henry Alsberg: The Driving Force of the New Deal Federal Writers' Project - Susan Rubenstein Demasi
Henry Alsberg: The Driving Force of the New Deal Federal Writers' Project
Read: 30 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Review
56.
U.S. Armored Cruisers: A Design and Operational History - Ivan Musicant
U.S. Armored Cruisers: A Design and Operational History
Read: 1 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
Review
55.
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Spike Milligan
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall
Read: 12 May 2017 - 22 May 2017
54.
Technology in the Country House - Marilyn Palmer, Ian West
Technology in the Country House
Read: 19 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
Review
53.
Parties, Agents and Electoral Culture in England, 1880-1910 (Royal Historical Society Studies in History New) - Kathryn Rix
Parties, Agents and Electoral Culture in England, 1880-1910 (Royal Historical Society Studies in History New)
Read: 8 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
52.
The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest After JFK - John R. Bohrer
The Revolution of Robert Kennedy: From Power to Protest After JFK
Read: 18 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
Review
51.
Radicalism and Reputation: The Career of Bronterre O'Brien - Michael J. Turner
Radicalism and Reputation: The Career of Bronterre O'Brien
Read: 16 May 2017 - 17 May 2017
Review
50.
Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887-1941 - David C. Evans, Mark R. Peattie
Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887-1941
Read: 26 April 2017 - 16 May 2017
Review
49.
The Civil War Diary of Rev. James Sheeran, C.Ss.R.: Confederate Chaplain and Redemptorist - Patrick J. Hayes
The Civil War Diary of Rev. James Sheeran, C.Ss.R.: Confederate Chaplain and Redemptorist
Read: 14 May 2017 - 15 May 2017
Review
48.
Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen - Linda M. Heywood
Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen
Read: 10 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
Review
47.
The Flying Eyes - J. Hunter Holly
The Flying Eyes
Read: 9 May 2017 - 9 May 2017
Review
46.
Securing the Narrow Sea: The Dover Patrol 1914-1918 - Steve R. Dunn
Securing the Narrow Sea: The Dover Patrol 1914-1918
Read: 1 May 2017 - 8 May 2017
Review
45.
Time and Again F-239 - Clifford D. Simak
Time and Again F-239
Read: 7 May 2017 - 7 May 2017
Review
44.
Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal - James D. Hornfischer
Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
Read: 30 April 2017 - 30 April 2017
Review
43.
Shift Omnibus Edition (Silo, #2) (Wool, #6-8) - Hugh Howey
Shift Omnibus Edition (Silo, #2) (Wool, #6-8)
Read: 28 April 2017 - 29 April 2017
Review
42.
Mao Zedong: A Penguin Life - Jonathan D. Spence
Mao Zedong: A Penguin Life
Read: 26 April 2017 - 27 April 2017
41.
‘Guilty Women’, Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain - Julie V. Gottlieb
‘Guilty Women’, Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain
Read: 20 April 2017 - 24 April 2017
Review
40.
British Cruisers of World War Two - Alan Raven
British Cruisers of World War Two
Read: 11 April 2017 - 21 April 2017
Review
39.
To the Bitter End: Paraguay and the War of the Triple Alliance - Chris Leuchars
To the Bitter End: Paraguay and the War of the Triple Alliance
Read: 5 April 2017 - 20 April 2017
Review
38.
The City That Never Was: Two Hundred Years of Fantastic and Fascinating Plans That Might Have Changed the Face of New York City - Rebecca Read Shanor
The City That Never Was: Two Hundred Years of Fantastic and Fascinating Plans That Might Have Changed the Face of New York City
Read: 18 April 2017 - 19 April 2017
Review
37.
The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I - Lynn Dumenil
The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I
Read: 9 April 2017 - 13 April 2017
Review
36.
Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties (Culture, Politics, and the Cold War) - Thomas M. Grace
Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties (Culture, Politics, and the Cold War)
Read: 2 April 2017 - 5 April 2017
Review
35.
Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War - Eric Lacroix, Linton Wells II
Japanese Cruisers of the Pacific War
Read: 23 March 2017 - 2 April 2017
Review
34.
Hawkeye, Vol. 3: L.A. Woman - Javier Pulido, Matt Fraction, Annie Wu
Hawkeye, Vol. 3: L.A. Woman
Read: 1 April 2017 - 1 April 2017
33.
A War of Frontier and Empire: The Philippine-American War, 1899-1902 - David J. Silbey
A War of Frontier and Empire: The Philippine-American War, 1899-1902
Read: 31 March 2017 - 1 April 2017
32.
Paul V. McNutt and the Age of FDR - Dean J. Kotlowski
Paul V. McNutt and the Age of FDR
Read: 24 March 2017 - 31 March 2017
Review
31.
Last Year - Robert Charles Wilson
Last Year
Read: 27 March 2017 - 29 March 2017
Review
30.
Daughter of Venice: Caterina Corner, Queen of Cyprus and Woman of the Renaissance - Holly S. Hurlburt
Daughter of Venice: Caterina Corner, Queen of Cyprus and Woman of the Renaissance
Read: 21 March 2017 - 24 March 2017
Review
29.
A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s - Daniel Sargent
A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s
Read: 15 March 2017 - 19 March 2017
Review
28.
Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger - Stephen H. Grant
Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger
Read: 15 March 2017 - 15 March 2017
Review
27.
Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War - Raghu Karnad
Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War
Read: 13 March 2017 - 15 March 2017
Review
26.
John William McCormack: A Political Biography - Garrison Nelson
John William McCormack: A Political Biography
Read: 7 March 2017 - 13 March 2017
Review
25.
The Great War and the Middle East - Rob Johnson
The Great War and the Middle East
Read: 2 March 2017 - 7 March 2017
Review
24.
Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931 (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia) - Phoebe Chow
Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931 (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia)
Read: 22 February 2017 - 3 March 2017
Review
23.
German Secret Weapons Of The Second World War: The Missiles, Rockets, Weapons And New Technology Of The Third Reich - Ian V. Hogg
German Secret Weapons Of The Second World War: The Missiles, Rockets, Weapons And New Technology Of The Third Reich
Read: 1 March 2017 - 1 March 2017
Review
22.
British Aircraft Carriers: Design, Development and Service Histories - David Hobbs
British Aircraft Carriers: Design, Development and Service Histories
Read: 22 February 2017 - 25 February 2017
Review
21.
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Sixth Annual Collection - Alastair Reynolds, Stephen Baxter, Hannu Rajaniemi, Gord Sellar, Aliette de Bodard, Ted Kosmatka, Mary Robinette Kowal, James L. Cambias, Daryl Gregory, Dominic Green, C.C. Finlay, Jay Lake, Mary Rosenblum, Robert Reed, Elizabeth Bear, Paolo Bacigalupi, Sarah Monette, Ma
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Sixth Annual Collection
Read: 12 February 2017 - 21 February 2017
Review
20.
Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai - Teruko Craig, Ando Hiroshige, Kokichi Katsu
Musui's Story: The Autobiography of a Tokugawa Samurai
Read: 1 February 2017 - 21 February 2017
19.
American Gandhi: A. J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the Twentieth Century (Politics and Culture in Modern America) - Leilah Danielson
American Gandhi: A. J. Muste and the History of Radicalism in the Twentieth Century (Politics and Culture in Modern America)
Read: 12 February 2017 - 17 February 2017
Review
18.
Age of Ultron - Brian Michael Bendis
Age of Ultron
Read: 11 February 2017 - 13 February 2017
Review
17.
The Sino-Japanese War Of 1894-1895: Perceptions, Power, And Primacy - S.C.M. Paine
The Sino-Japanese War Of 1894-1895: Perceptions, Power, And Primacy
Read: 10 February 2017 - 11 February 2017
Review
16.
William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country: Frontier Fighting in the War of 1812 - David Curtis Skaggs
William Henry Harrison and the Conquest of the Ohio Country: Frontier Fighting in the War of 1812
Read: 5 February 2017 - 10 February 2017
Review
15.
American Sea Power in the Old World: The United States Navy in European and Near Eastern Waters, 1865-1917 - William N. Still Jr.
American Sea Power in the Old World: The United States Navy in European and Near Eastern Waters, 1865-1917
Read: 27 January 2017 - 5 February 2017
14.
American Battleships, 1886-1923: Predreadnought Design and Construction - John C. Reilly Jr.
American Battleships, 1886-1923: Predreadnought Design and Construction
Read: 2 February 2017 - 3 February 2017
Review
13.
The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane (The Oklahoma Western Biographies) - Richard W. Etulain
The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane (The Oklahoma Western Biographies)
Read: 30 January 2017 - 1 February 2017
Review
12.
Germany's Secret Weapons of World War II - Roger Ford
Germany's Secret Weapons of World War II
Read: 29 January 2017 - 31 January 2017
Review
11.
It Came from the 80s! Interviews with 124 Cult Filmmakers - Francesco Borseti
It Came from the 80s! Interviews with 124 Cult Filmmakers
Read: 23 January 2017 - 30 January 2017
Review
10.
Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics, and the Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921 - Paul E. Pedisich
Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics, and the Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921
Read: 24 January 2017 - 27 January 2017
Review
9.
Same Time, Same Station: Creating American Television, 1948–1961 - James L. Baughman
Same Time, Same Station: Creating American Television, 1948–1961
Read: 19 January 2017 - 23 January 2017
Review
8.
The Road to Home Rule: Anti-imperialism and the Irish National Movement - Paul A. Townend
The Road to Home Rule: Anti-imperialism and the Irish National Movement
Read: 16 January 2017 - 22 January 2017
7.
Cinematic Cold War: The American and Soviet Struggle for Hearts and Minds - Tony Shaw, Denise J. Younglood
Cinematic Cold War: The American and Soviet Struggle for Hearts and Minds
Read: 18 January 2017 - 19 January 2017
Review
6.
A Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte - Alexandra Deutsch
A Woman of Two Worlds: Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Read: 16 January 2017 - 18 January 2017
Review
5.
Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800-1921 - K. Theodore Hoppen
Governing Hibernia: British Politicians and Ireland 1800-1921
Read: 8 January 2017 - 15 January 2017
4.
His Father's Son: The Life of General Ted Roosevelt, Jr. - Tim Brady
His Father's Son: The Life of General Ted Roosevelt, Jr.
Read: 11 January 2017 - 12 January 2017
Review
3.
Clyde Warrior: Tradition, Community, and Red Power (New Directions in Native American Studies series) - Paul R. McKenzie-Jones
Clyde Warrior: Tradition, Community, and Red Power (New Directions in Native American Studies series)
Read: 3 January 2017 - 5 January 2017
Review
2.
The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China - David J. Silbey
The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China
Read: 2 January 2017 - 3 January 2017
Review
1.
Revelation Space - Alastair Reynolds
Revelation Space
Read: 29 December 2016 - 2 January 2017
Review

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