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The Best of My 2016 Reading List

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Happy 2017! I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and I wish you all the very best for the new year.

My 2016 Goodreads Summary reports that in 2016, I read 40 books, not including 5 drafts of my own novel, Warlock & Wyrm.  I didn't quite finish Brandon Sanderson's The Way of Kings before the end of 2016, though I'm over 900 pages deep. It will be my first finished read of 2017. If you're curious as to what my reading tastes are, here is a summary of the best of what I read last year.

My personal top five (in no particular order) 5-Star-rated speculative fiction:
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, published 1992 - Science Fiction (Dystopia/Cyberpunk)The Martian by Andy Weir, published 2011 - Science Fiction11/22/63 by Stephen King, published 2011 - Science Fiction (Time Travel/Alternate History)Fool's Quest (The Fitz and The Fool Trilogy #2) by Robin Hobb, published 2015 - Epic FantasyHalf a War (Shattered Sea #3) by Joe Abercrombie, published 2015 - Epic Fantasy My …