2008 Reading List (43 books)

  1. Homestead, Rosina Lippi
  2. Responsible, Darlene Ryan
  3. Memory, Lois McMaster Bujold
  4. Small Giants: Companies that Choose to be Great Instead of Big, Bo Burlingham
  5. Queen of Swords, Sara Donati
  6. Heaven, Texas, Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  7. The House of Seven Mabels, Jill Churchill
  8. A is for Alibi, Sue Grafton
  9. Something to Blog About, Shana Norris
  10. Komarr, Lois McMaster Bujold
  11. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell
  12. Breathing Out the Ghost, Kirk Curnutt
  13. Killer Year, ed. Lee Child
  14. Wiser in Battle, Ricardo S. Sanchez and Donald T. Phillips
  15. The Ruby Key, Holly Lisle
  16. HeartSick, Chelsea Cain
  17. Mackenzie’s Mountain, Linda Howard
  18. Mackenzie’s Mission, Linda Howard
  19. Penny: The Story of A Free-Soul Basset Hound, Hal Borland
  20. EndlesS: A Collection of Poems, Stephen B. Bagley
  21. Twilight Fall, Lynn Viehl
  22. Hawkspar, Holly Lisle
  23. My Year in Iraq: The Struggle to Build A Future of Hope, L. Paul Bremer and Malcolm McConnell
  24. Moment of Truth in Iraq: How A New ‘Greatest Generation’ of American Soldiers is Turning Defeat and Disaster into Victory and Hope, Michael Yon
  25. Flesh House, Stuart MacBride
  26. Real Change: From the World that Fails to the World That Works, Newt Gingrich
  27. Omega Games, S. L. Viehl
  28. Pressure is a Privilege:  Lessons I’ve Learned from Life and the Battle of the Sexes, Billie Jean King with Christine Brennan
  29. Failure is not An Option:  Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond , Gene Kranz
  30. By A Spider’s Thread, Laura Lippman
  31. War Journal:  My Five Years in Iraq, Richard Engel
  32. Deadfall, Robert Liparulo
  33. Larger Than Life, Alison Kent
  34. Veins of Time, Kenneth Borst
  35. Along Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail, Bart Smith (Photographer), various authors
  36. Generation Kill, Evan Wright
  37. Summer Ball, Mike Lupica
  38. The New Writer’s Handbook:  A Practical Anthology of Best Advice for Your Craft & Career 2007, edited by Philip Martin
  39. Mister Roberts, Thomas Heggen
  40. Sawbones, Stuart MacBride
  41. Write it When I’m Gone:  Remarkable Off-the-Record Conversations with Gerald R. Ford, Thomas M. DeFrank
  42. My Grandfather’s Son:  A Memoir, Clarence Thomas
  43. House of Dark Shadows, Robert Liparulo

In-Progress/On Deck

2007 Reading List (47 books)

  1. Violet Dawn, Brandilyn Collins
  2. The Curse of Chalion, Lois McMaster Bujold
  3. Plague of Memory, S. L. Viehl
  4. Paladin of Souls, Lois McMaster Bujold
  5. Travel Team, Mike Lupica
  6. Baltimore Blues, Laura Lippman
  7. Charm City, Laura Lippman
  8. Germ, Robert Liparulo
  9. Butcher’s Hill, Laura Lippman
  10. Shards of Honor, Lois McMaster Bujold
  11. Barrayar, Lois McMasterBujold
  12. The Warrior’s Apprentice, Lois McMaster Bujold
  13. Borders of Infinity, Lois McMaster Bujold
  14. Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work & Life, David Allen
  15. The Vor Game, Lois McMaster Bujold
  16. Human Rights in the Global Information Society, edited by Rikke Frank Jorgensen
  17. Into the Wilderness, Sara Donati
  18. Cetaganda, Lois McMaster Bujold
  19. Tied to the Tracks, Rosina Lippi
  20. In A Strange City, Laura Lippman
  21. Bloody Mary, J.A. Konrath
  22. Night Echoes, Holly Lisle
  23. The Cop, Sasha White and Alyssa Brooks
  24. Gypsy Heart, Sasha White
  25. Night Lost, Lynn Viehl
  26. The Leader of the Future 2, Frances Hesselbein (ed); Marshall Goldsmith (ed)
  27. The Unfortunate Miss Fortunes, Jennifer Crusie, Eileen Dreyer, Anne Stuart
  28. Who’s Afraid of a Large Black Man?, Charles Barkley with Michael Wilbon
  29. Broken Skin, Stuart MacBride
  30. Coral Moon, Brandilyn Collins
  31. A Polar Bear Journey, Debbie S. Miller
  32. Heat, Mike Lupica
  33. Dawn on a Distant Shore, Sara Donati
  34. Lake in the Clouds, Sara Donati
  35. Murder By Dewey Decimal, Stephen B. Bagley
  36. The Dip, Seth Godin
  37. Fire Along the Sky, Sara Donati
  38. Up High in the Trees, Kiara Brinkman
  39. Evermore (Galley), Lynn Viehl
  40. Mirror Dance, Lois McMaster Bujold
  41. Speaker for the Dead, Orson Scott Card
  42. What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, Marshall Goldsmith
  43. Body Clutter: Love Your Body, Love Yourself, Marla Cilley and Leanne Ely
  44. In the Cold, Jeanie London
  45. Polar Bears Past Bedtime, Mary Pope Osborne
  46. Colters’ Woman, Maya Banks
  47. Brothers in Arms, Lois McMaster Bujold

2006 Reading List (60 books)

  1. Courage and Air Warfare: The Allied Aircrew Experience in the Second World War, Mark K. Wells
  2. Bush at War, Bob Woodward
  3. Hesselbein on Leadership, Frances Hesselbein
  4. Way of the Cheetah, Lynn Viehl
  5. Create A Character Clinic, Holly Lisle
  6. Rebel Ice, Lynn Viehl
  7. Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card
  8. To Die For, Linda Howard
  9. Section 8, Robert Doherty
  10. Anyone But You, Jennifer Crusie
  11. Comes A Horseman, Robert Liparulo
  12. The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health, T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell
  13. Afterlife, Douglas Clegg
  14. You Can Write A Mystery, Gillian Roberts
  15. Muse, Lazette Gifford
  16. The World’s Most Powerful Leadership Principle: How to Become a Servant Leader, James C. Hunter
  17. Body Double, Tess Gerritsen
  18. Thinking for A Change, John C. Maxwell
  19. The Stepford Wives, Ira Levin
  20. The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight, Martha Ackmann
  21. Deep Breath, Alison Kent
  22. Cold Granite, Stuart MacBride
  23. Don’t Look Down, Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer
  24. Outbound: The Curious Secession of Latter-Day Charleston, Charlie Greer
  25. Baby, Let’s Make A Baby plus Ten More Stories, Kirk Curnutt
  26. Living Large, Alers, Hill, Jackson, Ray
  27. Dying Light, Stuart MacBride
  28. Dark Need, Lynn Viehl
  29. I See You, Holly Lisle
  30. Rules for Life, Darlene Ryan
  31. Lying in Bed, M. J. Rose
  32. 1984, George Orwell
  33. Bodyguard of Lies, Robert Doherty
  34. The Lincoln Lawyer, Michael Connelly
  35. To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee
  36. My Last Days as Roy Rogers, Pat Cunningham Devoto
  37. She’s Got the Look, Leslie Kelly
  38. Whiskey Sour, J.A. Konrath
  39. Sister Got Game, Leslie Esdaile
  40. Full Court Press, Mike Lupicia
  41. An All Night Man, Jackson, Jossel, Perrin, and Sneed
  42. Not Even for Love, Sandra Brown
  43. Thriller, edited by James Patterson
  44. Valley of the Soul, Tamara Siler Jones
  45. gods in Alabama, Joshilyn Jackson
  46. Perfect Passion: Heart’s Desire\A Magical Moment\The Look of Love, Monica Jackson
  47. The Sugar House, Laura Lippman
  48. The Apprentice, Tess Gerritsen
  49. In Big Trouble, Laura Lippman
  50. Fade to Black, Wendy Corsi Staub
  51. The Sinner, Tess Gerritsen
  52. Beyond A Shadow, Alison Kent
  53. Hal Spacejock, Simon Haynes
  54. Santa, Baby, Jennifer Crusie, Lori Foster, and Carly Phillips
  55. My Invisible Husband, Shelia Goss
  56. Saving Grace, Darlene Ryan
  57. The Cubicle Next Door, Siri Mitchell
  58. Takin’ Chances for the Holidays, Adrianne Byrd, Donna Hill, Monica Jackson
  59. The Guy I’m Not Dating, Trish Perry
  60. Lost in the War, Nancy Antle

2005 Reading List (29 books)
* A Brother’s Price by Wen Spencer
* Afterburn by S. L. Viehl
* Fangs for the Memories by Kathy Love
* Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
* Grave Intent by Deborah LeBlanc
* Getting What You Want by Kathy Love
* Houston, We Have A Problem by Erin McCarthy
* If Angels Burn by Lynn Viehl
* In My Dreams by Monica Jackson
* Kiss Me While I Sleep by Linda Howard
* Klondike and Snow: The Denver Zoo’s Remarkable Story of Raising Two Polar Bear Cubs by David E. Kenny
* Last Girl Dancing by Holly Lisle
* Love’s Potion by Monica Jackson
* Manhunt by Janet Evanovich
* Menopause for Dummies by Marcia Jones, Theresa Eichenwald
* Never To Late for Love by Monica Jackson
* On Intelligence by Jeff Hawkins with Sandra Blakeslee
* Private Demon by Lynn Viehl
* Self-Editing For Fiction Writers: How to Edit Yourself into Print by Renni Brown, et al
* Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed by Ben Rich and Leo Janos
* Talyn by Holly Lisle
* The Goal by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Jeff Cox
* The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
* The Three Hour Diet: How Low Carb Diets Make You Fat and Timing Makes You Thin by Jorge Cruise
* The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks
* Too Hot to Handle by Monica Jackson
* Wanting Something More by Kathy Love
* Wanting What You Get by Kathy Love
* When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It’s Time to Go Home by Erma Bombeck