Books I read in 2015

My goal for 2015 was to read 35 books. While I fell far short, having only read 20, I still feel pretty good about making it over half way.

Only 4 of the 20 books were non-fiction, but given that only 4 of 35 were non-fiction last year I’m totally calling it a win.

This list represents about 6,459 pages. Or, since I listen to a lot of audiobooks, only 2,175 pages plus 107 hours of audio. I listen to books at an average of 1.5x normal speed so the actual number of hours I spent listening to books is closer to 71. That’s just over an hour of listening per week or almost 12 minutes a day.

That’s not including the time I put into reading The Book of Mormon, which I think I remembering finishing again in 2015. I don’t track it like the other books I read. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve read it. I’m currently re-reading it in Spanish.

Anyway here’s the list of books I read this year, organized by date read. Here’s the same list on Goodreads.

January

Firefight (Reckoners, #2), by Brandon Sanderson

February

The Twelve-Factor App, by Adam Wiggins
Effective JavaScript, David Herman

March

Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell, by Brandon Sanderson
A Face Like Glass, by Frances Hardinge
Snuff (Discworld, #39; City Watch #8), by Terry Pratchett

April

Perfect State, by Brandon Sanderson
Raising Steam (Discworld, #40), by Terry Pratchett

May

Tower Lord (Raven’s Shadow, #2), by Anthony Ryan
The Wee Free Men (Discworld, #30; Tiffany Aching, #1), by Terry Pratchett

June

The Martian, by Andy Weir

July

I didn’t finish a single book in July. :(

August

I Am Not A Serial Killer (John Cleaver, #1), by Dan Wells

September

Becoming Steve Jobs, by Brent Schlender
The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work, by Scott Berkun

October

Shadows of Self (Mistborn, #5), by Brandon Sanderson

November

Gatefather (Mither Mages, #3), by Orson Scott Card

December

The Lions of Al-Rassan, by Guy Gavriel Kay
The Death of Dulgath (The Riyria Chronicles, #3), by Michael J. Sullivan
The Chimes, by Charles Dickens
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, by James Thurber

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