Chris Pickett

My 2014 Reading List

Books | Dec. 31, 2014, 10:40 a.m. | 1 min read

  • Number of Books: 24
  • Total Pages Read: 9,366 pages
  • Pages Per Day: 25.66
  • Average Book Length: 390.25 pages
  • Longest Book: Reamde (1,044 pages)
  • Shortest Book: Locke and Key, Vol. 1 (152 pages)


  1. A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, #1) by Deborah Harkness
  2. Andrew's Brain by E.L. Doctorow
  3. Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
  4. Locke and Key, Vol. 1: Welcome to Lovecraft by Joe Hill
  5. Locke and Key, Vol. 2: Head Games by Joe Hill
  6. Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology by Caroline Paul
  7. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, #1) by Ransom Riggs
  8. Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn, #1) by Brandon Sanderson
  9. Reamde by Neal Stephenson
  10. Snuff (Discworld, #39) by Terry Pratchett
  11. Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
  12. The Bat (Harry Hole, #1) by Jo Nesbø
  13. The Hero of Ages (Mistborn, #3) by Brandon Sanderson
  14. The Long Earth (The Long Earth #1) by Terry Pratchett
  15. The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1) by Patrick Rothfuss
  16. The Nethergrim by Matthew Jobin
  17. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  18. The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, #2) by Brandon Sanderson


  1. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
  2. Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School by John Medina
  3. Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
  4. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris
  5. Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes by Maria Konnikova
  6. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer

My favorite book of the year was easily Mistborn: The Final Empire, it's hugely fun and has a really interesting magic system. My least favorite was A Discovery of Witches, honestly I almost didn't finish it, I've never read a book with so many descriptions of yoga, wine & black stretchy pants.


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