As you may have noticed, the sticky-post at the top of this blog has changed. The 2015 LibriVox Book List Thread has been updated for the last time. To avoid having to click over to the LibriVox site to see that list again, I’m posting it here for future reference:

(Meanwhile, the new sticky-post above contains the updated link to the current year’s Book List in progress.)

Totals —
57 print books read in 2015 —
and 52 audio books listened to.

What I Read:

Print Books Read From Library:
1. When Books Went to War (Molly Guptill Manning)
2. Sam Patch, the Famous Jumper (Paul E. Johnson)
3. On Looking (Alexandra Horowitz)
4. Station Eleven (Emily St. John Mandel)
5. Snow in the Cities (Blake McKelvey)
6. Disasters at Sea (Liz Mechem)
7. The Handsome Man’s De Luxe Cafe (Alexander McCall Smith)
8. Encountering Ellis Island (Ronald Bayor)
9. Curse of the Narrows (Laura MacDonald)
10. The Age of Miracles (Karen Thompson Walker)
11. Windswept (Marq de Villiers)
12. The Church of Mercy (Pope Francis)
13. London Under (Peter Ackroyd)
14. A Fatal Grace (Louise Penny)
15. The Zookeeper’s Wife (Diane Ackerman)
16. Disaster: Hurricane Katrina (Christopher Cooper)
17. Imagine the Angels of Bread (Martin Espada)
18. The Warmth of Other Suns (Isabel Wilkerson)
19. All The Men in the Sea (Michael Krieger)
20. Overcoming Katrina (by D’Ann Penner and Keith Ferdinand)
21. Mavericks of the Sky (Barry Rosenberg & Catherine Macaulay)
22. Humans of New York (Brandon Stanton)
23. Flesh and Blood So Cheap (Albert Marrin)
24. The Oregon Trail (Rinker Buck)
25. Silent Leader (Rodney Brown)
26. Nothing Daunted (Dorothy Wickenden)
27. The Wreckers (Bella Bathurst)
28. Sister Wendy on Prayer (Wendy Beckett)
29. 100 Essential American Poems (ed. by Leslie Pockell)
30. The Frozen Water Trade (Gavin Weightman)
31. The Woman Who Walked in Sunshine (Alexander McCall Smith)
32. The Great Good Thing (Roderick Townley)

My Own Print Books Read:
1. Heart Mountain (Mike Mackey)
2. The Princess Bride (William Goldman)
3. Miss Pym Disposes (Josephine Tey)
4. Code Talker (Chester Nez)
6. An Altar in the World (Barbara Brown Taylor)
7. The Franchise Affair (Josephine Tey)
8. The Fellowship of the Ring (J. R. R. Tolkien)
9. The Island of Dr. Moreau (H. G. Wells)
10. The Pushcart War (Jean Merrill)
11. Brat Farrar (Josephine Tey)
12. The Little World of Don Camillo (Giovanni Guareschi)
13. Don Camillo and His Flock (Giovanni Guareschi)
14. Anything Can Happen (George and Helen Papashvily)
15. A Walk in the Woods (Bill Bryson)
16. The Two Towers (J. R. R. Tolkien)
17. God and You (William Barry)
18. The Inner Voice of Love (Henri Nouwen)
19. Kidnapped (Robert Louis Stevenson)
20. That Man is You (Louis Evely)
21. From My Seat on the Aisle (Jack Garner)
22. The Nine Tailors (Dorothy Sayers)
23. View With a Grain of Sand (Wislawa Szymborska)
24. A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Dylan Thomas)
25. The Daughter of Time (Josephine Tey)

Read for LibriVox:
Solos – (I recorded the entire book):

1. They Who Knock at Our Gates (Mary Antin)
2. San Francisco Earthquake as Reported in the Newspapers

Read for LibriVox:
Duets – (I recorded half of the book, GregG recorded the other half. Listened to entire book when finished):
1. The Secret Service (Albert Richardson)
2. History of the Earthquake & Fire in San Francisco (F. Aitkin & E. Hilton)
3. Christmastide (William Sandys)
4. Unknown London (Walter George Bell)
5. The Life of Abraham Lincoln (Ward Hill Lamon) 

Read for LibriVox:
Group Projects – (I recorded some chapters, among multiple other readers. Listened to entire book when finished):
1. BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Report (National Committee Report) 
2. Fathers of Confederation (A. H. U. Colquhoun)
3. Extermination of the American Bison (William Hornaday)
4. All Afloat (William Wood)
5. The Day of Sir Wilfred Laurier (Oscar Skelton)
6. Magna Carta Commemoration Essays (ed. by Henry Malden)
7. The Railway Builders (Oscar Skelton)
8. Final Report of the Committee to Investigate Hurricane Katrina (U.S. House of Representatives)
9. More English Fairy Tales (ed. by Joseph Jacobs)
10. LibriVox 10th Anniversary Collection (Read ten items out of 100. Listened to just about 50 others when cataloged.)
11. Some Eminent Women of Our Times (Millicent Garrett Fawcett)
12. Good Cheer Stories Every Child Should Know (ed. by Asa Don Dickenson)
13. Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule (M. K. Gandhi)
14. Cinderella (George Calderon) (Dramatic work. Read role of Aunt Judy, listened to whole play when done)
15. Helen of Troy and Other Poems (Sara Teasdale)

Listened to from LibriVox:
As Proof-Listener (or editor):

1. Tish: Chronicle of her Escapades and Excursions (Mary Roberts Rinehart)
2. Dot and the Kangaroo (Ethel Pedley)
3. Pillars of Society (Henrik Ibsen)
4. Brewing (Alfred Chaston Chapman)
5. Pearls (William J. Dakin)
6. Confessions (Saint Augustine of Hippo)
7. The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft (George Gissing)
8. Dramatic Reading Scene & Story Collection (as editor of four stories)

Listened to from LibriVox:
Just Plain Listened:
1. A Negro Explorer at the North Pole (Matthew Henson)
2. Three Times and Out (Nellie McClung)
3. The American Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (Various Authors)
4. Nurse and Spy in the Union Army (Sarah Emma Edmonds)
5. The Girl at Central (Geraldine Bonner)
6. The Winning of Popular Government (Archibald MacMechan)
7. The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Version 3) (Charles Dickens)
8. More Tish (Mary Roberts Rinehart)
9. Selected Classics of Washington Irving (Washington Irving)
10. The Day of Sir John MacDonald (Joseph Pope)
11. The Poetry of St. Teresa of Avila (St. Teresa of Avila)
12. The Autobiography of Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones)
13. Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (James Weldon Johnson)
14. Washington Irving in London (Washington Irving)
15. My Discovery of England (Stephen Leacock)
16. Selected Essays of Samuel Johnson (Samuel Johnson)
17. The Mounties in the News (New York Times)
18. The Call of the Wild (Jack London)
19. The Amateur Emigrant (Robert Louis Stevenson)
20. Men, Women, and Guns (Sapper)
21. Kings, Queens, and Pawns (Mary Roberts Rinehart)
22. Christmas Books (Charles Dickens)
23. Christmas Short Works Collection

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