December 31, 2016

2016 - My Year in Books

You can browse the books I read below, and also here. It was an excellent reading year for classics and graphic novels, not so much when it came to new releases. Stay tuned for my best of 2016 lists.

My Average Rating for 2016: 3.1/5.0 stars.

My 2016 Books:

Snow White: A Graphic Novel
Velvet, Volume Three: The Man Who Stole the World
Velvet, Volume Two: The Secret Lives of Dead Men
Velvet, Volume One: Before the Living End
In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 5: Super Famous
Lazarus: The Second Collection
Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery": The Authorized Graphic Adaptation
Make Your Own Ideabook with Arne & Carlos: Create Handmade Art Journals and Bound Keepsakes to Store Inspiration and Memories
Lazarus, Vol. 2: Lift
Lazarus, Vol. 1: Family
Adulthood Is a Myth (Sarah's Scribbles, #1)
The Unseen World
Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq
The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil
The Singing Bones
The Bluest Eye
Angel Catbird, Vol. 1 (Angel Catbird, #1)
The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye
Azores, 5th
Royal Assassin
Lester's Dreadful Sweaters
5,000 km Per Second
How to Talk to Girls at Parties
The Only Child
Pereira Declares: A Testimony
The Nameless City
Poetry Is Useless
My Name is Leon
Sketching People: An Urban Sketcher's Manual to Drawing Figures and Faces
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
Incite 2, Color Passions: The Best of Mixed Media
A Single Man
The Girl on the Train
Descender, Volume Two: Machine Moon
Clive Barker's the Thief of Always Book 3
Clive Barker's the Thief of Always Book 2
Clive Barker's The Thief of Always Vol. 1 #1
The Goblin Emperor
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant (Delilah Dirk, #1)
The Muralist
Lucky Penny
The Drawing Lesson: A Graphic Novel That Teaches You How to Draw
Hamilton: The Revolution
Dark Matter
Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1)
Hot Milk
Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening (Collected Editions)
All Things Cease to Appear
Saga, Volume 6
The Geek Feminist Revolution
Dogs and Water
Ballpoint Art Pack: Cool Techniques and Creative Explorations for Drawing with an Everyday Pen
Lonely Planet Washington, DC (Travel Guide)
Finding Wild
Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond
The Fireman
The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound: A Birder's Journal
Cowboys and East Indians
Pablo: Art Masters Series
Death: The Time of Your Life
Giovanni's Room
Daring Adventures in Paint: Find Your Flow, Trust Your Path, and Discover Your Authentic Voice-Techniques for Painting, Sketching, and Mixed Media
Y: The Last Man - The Deluxe Edition Book Two
Y: The Last Man - The Deluxe Edition Book One
The Collage Workbook: How to Get Started and Stay Inspired
Redemption Road
Lady Susan
Becoming Unbecoming
Shackleton's Journey
Princeless, Vol. 4: Be Yourself
Princeless, Vol. 3: The Pirate Princess
Craft-a-Doodle: 75 Creative Exercises from 18 Artists
Fires of Invention (Mysteries of Cove, #1)
Salem's Lot
The Oven
Jane, the Fox, and Me
Nanjing: The Burning City
Princeless, Vol. 2: Get Over Yourself
Princeless, Vol. 1: Save Yourself
The Vegetarian
Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
Coffin Hill Vol. 3: Haunted Houses
Take It As A Compliment
The Lie Tree
The Heart
Nijigahara Holograph
Power of the Dog
The Grownup
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
Coffin Hill Vol. 2: Dark Endeavors
Girl in Dior
The Heart of Thomas
Thirteen Hours
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man
Asterios Polyp
Painting Nature in Watercolor with Cathy Johnson: 37 Step-By-Step Demonstrations Using Watercolor Pencil and Paint
The Lost Thing
Coffin Hill Vol. 1: Forest of the Night
Hey, Wait...
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules
The Fade Out: Act Three
The Fade Out: Act Two
The Fade Out: Act One
Lulu Anew
Mixed Media Masterpieces with Jenny & Aaron: Create Incredible Art Journals and Handmade Mixed Media Treasures with Two Master Crafters
Prison Island: A Graphic Memoir
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
Ongoingness: The End of a Diary
Identity Crisis
Steps to Success in Watercolor: Learn Eight Valuable Principles for Planning Your Next Watercolor Painting
Low, Vol. 2: Before the Dawn Burns Us
Low, Vol. 1: The Delirium of Hope
Firelight (Amulet, #7)
The New Yorker Book of Literary Cartoons
A Glance Backward
The Great Showdowns
Liō: Happiness is a Squishy Cephalopod
Aama, Vol. 2: The Invisible Throng (Aama, #2)
Ôoku: The Inner Chambers, Vol. 11
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers Volume 10 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #10)
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 9 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #9)
Space Dumplins
Killing and Dying: Stories
The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984: A Graphic Memoir
Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in its Own Words
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 8 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #8)
Self-Portrait as Your Traitor
Giant Days, Vol. 1 (Giant Days, #1)
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 7 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #7)
The Price of Salt
The Bird King: An Artist's Notebook
Whatever You Are, Be a Good One
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 6 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #6)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
The Sandman: Overture
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 2 (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, #2)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? 1 (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, #1)
Rat Queens, Vol. 3: Demons
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 5 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #5)
A Burnable Book
How to Relax (Mindfulness Essentials, #5)
Rat Queens, Vol. 2: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N'rygoth
The Private Eye: The Cloudburst Edition
Do the Work
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 4 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #4)
Rosalie Lightning: A Graphic Memoir
Playing with Sketches: 50 Creative Exercises for Designers and Artists
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Vol. 3 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #3)
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Vol. 2 (Ōoku: The Inner Chambers / 大奥, #2)
Girls Standing on Lawns
Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them
Our Souls at Night
Bats of the Republic: An Illuminated Novel
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 4: Last Days
Daily Painting: Paint Small and Often To Become a More Creative, Productive, and Successful Artist
SuperMutant Magic Academy
Hurry Up and Wait
Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1)
The Blue Whale
The Sixth Extinction
Descender, Vol. 1: Tin Stars
Thunder & Lightning: Weather Past, Present, Future
Beloved Dog
The Story of My Tits
Two Brothers
Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations
Aama, Vol. 1: The Smell of Warm Dust (Aama, #1)
Black River
Discontent and Its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London
The Outside Circle: A Graphic Novel
H Is for Hawk
Lady Killer (Lady Killer, #1)
Everything Is Teeth
Go Set a Watchman
Mr Loverman
Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine
A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)
Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass & Sorcery
Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story
The Fair Fight
Brown Girl Dreaming
Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned
The Complete Decorated Journal: A Compendium of Journaling Techniques
Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)
The Golem and the Jinni
The Rook (The Checquy Files, #1)
My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)
Evidence: The Art of Candy Jernigan
Artist's Journal Workshop: Creating Your Life in Words and Pictures
We Have Always Lived in the Castle