Jamie Adams


A list of all of the books I have read since 2012.

As of 1st December 2018 it amounted to 266 books and a total of 115,645 pages. I read an average of 38 books a year, each being approximately 428 pages long. That’s a whopping 16,289 pages per year. I don’t have many hobbies.

2018

  1. Tampa by Alissa Nutting; 272pp (01/12/2018)
  2. The Stand@ by Stephen King; 1348pp (28/11/2018)
  3. Dissolution by CJ Sansom; 480pp (27/11/2018)
  4. House of Holes by Nicholson Baker; 272pp (27/11/2018)
  5. Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami; 704pp (10/11/2018)
  6. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman; 400pp (25/10/2018)
  7. Salvation by Peter F Hamilton; 544pp (12/10/2018)
  8. IT@ by Stephen King; 1138pp (15/09/2018)
  9. Putney by Sofka Zinovieff; 384pp (05/09/2018)
  10. Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata; 176pp (25/08/2018)
  11. The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turnton; 528pp (18/8/2018)
  12. Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky; 608pp (04/08/2018)
  13. 12 Lessons for Life by Jordan Peterson; 448pp (03/07/2018)
  14. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami; 505pp (40/07/2018)
  15. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg; 400pp (11/06/2018)
  16. Concrete Island by JG Ballard; 127pp (01/06/2018)
  17. The Wind Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami; 607pp (26/05/2018)
  18. The Midnight Gang by David Walliams; 480pp (24/04/2018)
  19. Valley Of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann; 442pp (30/04/2018)
  20. Prisoners of Geography@ by Tim Marshall; 320pp (18/04/2018)
  21. Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews; 448pp (17/04/2018)
  22. I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan; 272pp (01/04/2018)
  23. Treasure Island@ by Robert Louis Stevenson; 122pp (31/03/2018)
  24. The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Moshin Hamid; 191pp (16/03/2018)
  25. Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald 416pp (06/03/2018)
  26. Just One Dammed Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor; 334pp (01/03/2018)
  27. Under the Skin by Michel Faber; 304pp; (13/02/2018)
  28. The Power by Naomi Alderman; 352pp (07/02/2018)
  29. The Diary of a Nobody by Weedon Grossmith; 176pp (26/01/2018)
  30. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood; 470pp (20/01/2018)
  31. Fire and Fury by Michael Wolff; 336pp (10/1/2018)
  32. Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King; 702pp (03/1/2018)

2017

  1. SPQR by Mary Beard; 608pp (19/12/2017)
  2. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle; 176pp (12/12/2017)
  3. Solving the Procrastination Puzzle by Timothy Pychyl; 128pp (12/12/2017)
  4. Crosstalk by Connie Willis; 512pp (11/12/2017)
  5. Mythos@ by Stephen Fry; 432pp (08/12/2017)
  6. The Very First Damned Thing@ by Jodie Taylor; 74pp (05/12/2017)
  7. Finding My Virginity by Richard Branson; 512pp (26/11/2017)
  8. Golden Son by Pierce Brown; 464pp (18/11/2017)
  9. Loosing my Virginity@ by Richard Branson; 608pp (08/11/2017)
  10. Red Rising by Pierce Brown; 400pp (31/10/2017)
  11. Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harrari; 528pp (30/10/2017)
  12. Money by Martin Amis; 400pp (22/10/2017)
  13. A Life Discarded by Alexander Masters; 272pp (15/10/2017)
  14. A Column of Fire by Ken Follett; 928pp (13/10/2017)
  15. The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen; 416pp (25/09/2017)
  16. A History of Britain by Simon Schama; 300pp (19/09/2017)
  17. The Girl in Cabin 10 by Unknown Author; 2000pp (10/09/2017)
  18. Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton; 312pp (08/09/2017)
  19. Still Life: Chief Inspector Armand Gamache 1 by Louise Penny; 293pp (04/09/2017)
  20. A Short History of England by Simon Jenkins; 319pp (30/08/2017)
  21. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate by Peter Wohlleben; 271pp (20/08/2017)
  22. The Circle by Dave Eggers; 493pp (22/08/2017)
  23. The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale; 378pp (14/08/2017)
  24. Winter of the World: The Century Trilogy 2 by Ken Follett; 960pp (11/08/2017)
  25. World Without End: Kingsbridge 2 by Ken Follett; 1014pp (28/07/2017)
  26. Adventures of the Wishing Chair by Enid Blyton; 185pp (23/07/2017)
  27. The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett; 352pp (26/06/2017)
  28. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen; 267pp (28/06/2017)
  29. What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe; 303pp (11/06/2017)
  30. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald; 180pp (26/06/2017)
  31. Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett; 368pp (20/06/2017)
  32. The Shack by William Paul Young; 252pp (16/06/2017)
  33. A Dangerous Fortune by Ken Follett; 596pp (16/06/2017)
  34. Along Came a Spider: Alex Cross 1 by James Patterson; 435pp (16/06/2017)
  35. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett; 973pp (11/06/2017)
  36. Tell No One by Harlan Coben; 370pp (18/05/2017)
  37. The Steel Remains by Richard K. Morgan; 16pp (27/05/2017)
  38. Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang; 306pp (27/04/2017)
  39. Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown; 96pp (22/04/2017)
  40. New York 2140 by Kim Stanley Robinson; 613pp (13/05/2017)
  41. A Night Without Stars by Peter F. Hamilton; 704pp (21/04/2017)
  42. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari; 443pp (23/04/2017)
  43. The Blunders of Our Governments+ by Anthony King; 488pp (27/03/2017)
  44. Broken Angels: Takeshi Kovacs 2 by Richard K. Morgan; 366pp (14/03/2017)
  45. Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World+ by Niall Ferguson; 422pp (18/03/2017)
  46. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer; 207pp (18/03/2017)
  47. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling; 341pp (22/02/2017)
  48. It by Stephen King; 1116pp (05/02/2017)
  49. Thank You, Jeeves: Jeeves 5 by P.G. Wodehouse; 240pp (02/02/2017)
  50. The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax; 304pp (14/01/2017)
  51. Utopia for Realists: The Case for a Universal Basic Income, Open Borders, and a 15-hour Workweek by Rutger Bregman; 215pp (10/01/2017)
  52. The Fireman by Joe Hill; 752pp (08/01/2017)
  53. Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson; 466pp (26/01/2017)

2016

  1. Dark Matter by Blake Crouch; 342pp (31/12/2016)
  2. The End of the Party: The Rise and Fall of New Labour by Andrew Rawnsley; 802pp (28/12/2016)
  3. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers; 518pp (24/12/2016)
  4. A Journey: My Political Life by Tony Blair; 720pp (15/12/2016)
  5. The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson; 385pp (15/12/2016)
  6. Outliers: The Story of Success@ by Malcolm Gladwell; 309pp (03/11/2016)
  7. The British General Election of 2015 by Philip Cowley; 528pp (06/11/2016)
  8. The Camel Club@ by David Baldacci; 606pp (14/10/2016)
  9. The Information Diet: A Case for Conscious Consumption by Clay A. Johnson; 150pp (09/10/2016)
  10. London Bridges: Alex Cross 10@ by James Patterson; 403pp (28/09/2016)
  11. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien; 366pp (24/09/2016)
  12. The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley; 318pp (15/09/2016)
  13. The Deep by Nick Cutter; 394pp (08/10/2016)
  14. American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis; 399pp (11/09/2016)
  15. Carrion Comfort by Dan Simmons; 884pp (06/10/2016)
  16. The Running Man by Richard Bachman; 336pp (29/08/2016)
  17. Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death: Agatha Raisin 7 by M.C. Beaton; 184pp (01/09/2016)
  18. Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky; 764pp (28/08/2016)
  19. The Blade Artist@ by Irvine Welsh; 288pp (23/08/2016)
  20. The Suspect by John Lescroart; 390pp (16/08/2016)
  21. Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan; 526pp (04/08/2016)
  22. The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North; 405pp (15/07/2016)
  23. NOS4A2 by Joe Hill; 704pp (02/07/2016)
  24. The House of Commons: An Anthropology of MPs at Work+ by Emma Crewe; 246pp (10/06/2016)
  25. The Black Cloud by Fred Hoyle; 200pp (12/06/2016)
  26. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows@ by J.K. Rowling; 759pp (10/06/2016)
  27. The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu; 623pp (26/05/2016)
  28. The Bees by Laline Paull; 340pp (16/05/2016)
  29. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling; 652pp (19/05/2016)
  30. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab; 400pp (10/06/2016)
  31. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix@ by J.K. Rowling; 870pp (24/04/2016)
  32. Dubliners by James Joyce; 142pp (24/04/2016)
  33. By Light Alone by Adam Roberts; 414pp (21/04/2016)
  34. Authority by Jeff VanderMeer; 341pp (09/04/2016)
  35. Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer; 395pp (30/03/2016)
  36. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami; 400pp (11/03/2016)
  37. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport; 296pp (19/03/2016)
  38. The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin; 400pp (28/03/2016)
  39. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire@ by J.K. Rowling; 734pp (20/03/2016)
  40. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban@ by J.K. Rowling; 435pp (03/03/2016)
  41. Out by Natsuo Kirino; 400pp (25/02/2016)
  42. Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith; 492pp (09/02/2016)
  43. Armada by Ernest Cline; 349pp (25/01/2016)
  44. Beacon 23: The Complete Novel by Hugh Howey; 254pp (26/01/2016)
  45. Weaveworld by Clive Barker; 721pp (24/01/2016)

2015

  1. Alex & Ada Vol. 1 by Jonathan Luna; 128pp (30/12/2015)
  2. The Damnation Game by Clive Barker; 433pp (30/12/2015)
  3. Watchers by Dean Koontz; 624pp (18/12/2015)
  4. Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis; 404pp (11/12/2015)
  5. Caliban’s War: The Expanse #2 by James S.A. Corey; 595pp (06/12/2015)
  6. The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin; 176pp (09/11/2015)
  7. Seveneves by Neal Stephenson; 881pp (07/11/2015)
  8. Atonement by Ian McEwan; 351pp (01/12/2015)
  9. vN by Madeline Ashby; 416pp (11/10/2015)
  10. Summer of Night by Dan Simmons; 600pp (11/10/2015)
  11. Private Island: How the UK Was Sold by James Meek; 240pp (25/09/2015)
  12. Little, Big by John Crowley; 538pp (13/09/2015)
  13. Endymion: Hyperion Cantos #3 by Dan Simmons; 563pp (08/09/2015)
  14. The Fall of Hyperion: Hyperion Cantos #2) by Dan Simmons; 517pp (18/08/2015)
  15. Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle; 208pp (21/05/2015)
  16. Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel; 336pp (12/01/2015)
  17. The Falling Woman by Pat Murphy; 288pp (13/07/2015)
  18. Dune by Frank Herbert; 604pp (10/07/2015)
  19. Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse, #1) by James S.A. Corey; 561pp (01/07/2015)
  20. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson; 528pp (12/06/2015)
  21. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky; 213pp (05/06/2015)
  22. The Establishment: And How They Get Away with It by Owen Jones; 358pp (10/05/2015)
  23. Imajica by Clive Barker; 823pp (30/04/2015)
  24. All That Is Solid Melts into Air by Darragh McKeon; 464pp (25/03/2015)
  25. The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton; 640pp (13/03/2015)
  26. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins; 325pp (20/02/2015)
  27. Revival by Stephen King; 405pp (01/02/2015)
  28. Saga, Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan; 144pp (11/01/2015)
  29. Saga, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan; 160pp (08/01/2015)
  30. Leaves on the Wind by Zack Whedon; 152pp (07/01/2015)
  31. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell; 624pp (13/02/2015)
  32. Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh; 278pp (06/01/2015)
  33. Steelheart (The Reckoners, #1) by Brandon Sanderson; 386pp (20/01/2015)
  34. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr; 531pp (26/01/2015)

2014

  1. Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds,; 694pp (31/12/2014)
  2. Ilium (Ilium, #1) by Dan Simmons; 752pp (20/12/2014)
  3. The Maze Runner (Maze Runner #1) by James Dashner; 384pp (30/11/2014)
  4. Hitch-22: A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens; 435pp (31/12/2014)
  5. The Martian by Andy Weir; 369pp (17/11/2014)
  6. The Firm by John Grisham; 432pp (10/10/2014)
  7. The Sorcerer’s House by Gene Wolfe; 302pp (02/11/2014)
  8. Stealing Light (The Shoal Sequence, #1) by Gary Gibson; 400pp (21/10/2014)
  9. The Last Policeman (The Last Policeman, #1) by Ben H. Winters; 288pp (23/11/2014)
  10. Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth; 487pp (05/10/2014)
  11. A Fine Dark Line by Joe R. Lansdale; 304pp (20/09/2014)
  12. A Time to Kill by John Grisham; 515pp (26/09/2014)
  13. The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2) by Stieg Larsson; 752pp (11/09/2014)
  14. Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist; 513pp (28/08/2014)
  15. Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy; 337pp (06/09/2014)
  16. Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn; 254pp (12/08/2014)
  17. Quite Ugly One Morning (Jack Parlabane, #1) by Christopher Brookmyre; 312pp (09/08/2014)
  18. Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1) by Jeff Lindsay; 288pp (04/08/2014)
  19. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart; 242pp (30/07/2014)
  20. Paper Towns by John Green; 305pp (28/07/2014)
  21. The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2) by Robert Galbraith; 455pp (26/07/2014)
  22. Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1) by Stephen King; 436pp (18/07/2014)
  23. Half a King (Shattered Sea, #1) by Joe Abercrombie; 336pp (05/07/2014)
  24. Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive, #2) by Brandon Sanderson; 1087pp (03/07/2014)
  25. Gardens of the Moon (The Malazan Book of the Fallen, #1) by Steven Erikson; 666pp (15/11/2014)
  26. The Secret History by Donna Tartt; 559pp (14/06/2014)
  27. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green; 313pp (01/06/2014)
  28. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green; 229pp (29/05/2014)
  29. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson; 204pp (27/05/2014)
  30. Content: Selected Essays on Technology, Creativity, Copyright, and the Future of the Future by Cory Doctorow; 213pp (05/07/2014)
  31. A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller; 335pp (10/05/2014)
  32. Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff; 304pp (24/04/2014)
  33. Looking for Alaska by John Green; 221pp (14/05/2014)
  34. Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking, #3) by Patrick Ness; 603pp (21/03/2014)
  35. The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2) by Patrick Ness; 536pp (08/03/2014)
  36. The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive, #1) by Brandon Sanderson; 1007pp (20/04/2014)
  37. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness; 479pp (27/02/2014)
  38. Shift (Silo, #2) by Hugh Howey; 520pp (20/02/2014)
  39. The Golem and the Jinni (The Golem and the Jinni, #1) by Helene Wecker; 486pp (09/02/2014)
  40. An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield; 295pp (20/01/2014)
  41. The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1) by Robert Galbraith; 455pp (18/01/2014)
  42. Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson; 433pp (09/01/2014)

2013

  1. Fool Moon (The Dresden Files, #2) by Jim Butcher; 401pp (29/12/2013)
  2. Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2) by Stephen King; 531pp (26/12/2013)
  3. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan; 288pp (15/12/2013)
  4. Intrusion by Ken MacLeod; 387pp (16/12/2013)
  5. The Long Earth (The Long Earth, #1) by Terry Pratchett; 336pp (01/11/2013)
  6. Joyland by Stephen King; 283pp (25/10/2013)
  7. Koko by Peter Straub; 634pp (14/10/2013)
  8. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman; 181pp (20/09/2013)
  9. The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1) by Scott Lynch; 499pp (16/09/2013)
  10. Carrie by Stephen King; 253pp (19/08/2013)
  11. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk; 218pp (17/08/2013)
  12. The Shining (The Shining #1) by Stephen King; 447pp (01/08/2013)
  13. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King; 320pp (13/08/2013)
  14. Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen; 317pp (25/07/2013)
  15. Needful Things by Stephen King; 790pp (04/07/2013)
  16. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs; 352pp (09/07/2013)
  17. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan; 814pp (07/06/2013)
  18. Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch; 289pp (30/04/2013)
  19. Ender’s Game (Ender’s Saga, #1) by Orson Scott Card; 324pp (15/06/2013)
  20. Rivers of London (Peter Grant, #1) by Ben Aaronovitch; 392pp (18/04/2013)
  21. The Eyes of the Dragon by Stephen King; 427pp (03/04/2013)
  22. The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O’Farrell; 341pp (29/03/2013)
  23. Microserfs by Douglas Coupland; 371pp (17/03/2013);
  24. A Shadow in Summer by Daniel Abraham; 336pp (23/03/2013)
  25. Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey; 509pp (08/03/2013)
  26. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern; 400pp (16/02/2013)
  27. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan; 377pp (23/01/2013)
  28. The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart; 541pp (21/01/2013)
  29. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright; 430pp (25/02/2013)
  30. Call the Midwife: A True Story of the East End in the 1950s by Jennifer Worth; 340pp (10/01/2013)
  31. Gridlock by Ben Elton; 448pp (13/01/2013)

2012

  1. House of Flowers by Truman Capote; 62pp (16/12/2012)
  2. Great North Road by Peter F. Hamilton; 948pp (30/12/2012)
  3. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote; 142pp (16/12/2012)
  4. My Lobotomy by Howard Dully; 288pp (15/12/2012)
  5. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells; 118pp (11/12/2012)
  6. Freedom™ (Daemon, #2) by Daniel Suarez; 406pp (08/12/2012)
  7. 77 Shadow Street (Pendleton, #1) by Dean Koontz; 451pp (27/11/2012)
  8. Redshirts by John Scalzi; 320pp (18/11/2012)
  9. Daemon (Daemon, #1) by Daniel Suarez; 432pp (11/11/2012)
  10. Hide Me Among the Graves by Tim Powers; 511pp (27/10/2012)
  11. The Cold Dish (Walt Longmire, #1) by Craig Johnson; 354pp (28/09/2012)
  12. Pure (Pure, #1) by Julianna Baggott; 431pp (12/09/2012)
  13. Eye in the Sky by Philip K. Dick; 256pp (21/08/2012)
  14. How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu; 233pp (13/08/2012)
  15. The Kings of Eternity by Eric Brown; 367pp (09/08/2012)
  16. 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson; 561pp (04/08/2012)
  17. The Wind Through the Keyhole (The Dark Tower, #4.5) by Stephen King; 322pp (22/07/2012)
  18. “Brother Odd (Odd Thomas, #3) by Dean Koontz; 364pp (08/07/2012)
  19. The House of Silk (Sherlock Holmes, #1) by Anthony Horowitz; 294pp (01/07/2012)
  20. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson; 470pp (21/06/2012)
  21. Equations of Life by Simon Morden; 400pp (02/05/2012)
  22. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes; 150pp (17/04/2012)
  23. Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson; 359pp (13/04/2012)
  24. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline; 374pp (24/03/2012)
  25. Dream Park (Dream Park, #1) by Larry Niven; 448pp (02/02/2012)
  26. Zone One by Colson Whitehead; 259pp (21/01/2012)
  27. 11/22/63 by Stephen King; 849pp (10/03/2012)
  28. I, Robot (Robot #0.1) by Isaac Asimov; 225pp (12/01/2012)
  29. Contact by Carl Sagan; 580pp (07/01/2012)