I Liked These a Lot

2016

  • Starship Troopers
  • –Robert A. Heinlein
  • Bourbon Empire: The Past and Future of America's Whiskey
  • –Reid Mitenbuler
  • Moriarty
  • –Anthony Horowitz
  • Liar's Poker
  • –Michael Lewis
  • Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
  • –Michael Lewis
  • How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
  • –Charles Yu
  • Leviathan Wakes
  • –James S. A. Corey
  • The Neon Rain
  • –James Lee Burke
  • Drinking with Men: A Memoir
  • –Rosie Schaap

2015

  • Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal
  • –Nick Bilton
  • The Fifth Witness (A Lincoln Lawyer Novel)
  • –Michael Connelly
  • The Adventures of the Stainless Steel Rat
  • –Harry Harrison
  • An Exaltation of Larks: The Ultimate Edition
  • –James Lipton
  • The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
  • –Michael Lewis
  • Zoe's Tale
  • –John Scalzi
  • The Human Division
  • –John Scalzi
  • The Aviator's Wife
  • –Melanie Benjamin
  • Wait for Signs: Twelve Longmire Stories
  • –Craig Johnson

2014

  • Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail
  • –Barry Rosenberg and Catherine Macaulay
  • A Nation Rising: Untold Tales from America's Hidden History
  • –Kenneth C. Davis
  • This Immortal
  • –Roger Zelazny
  • Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety
  • –Eric Schlosser
  • Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War
  • –Les Standiford

2013

  • The World at Night
  • –Alan Furst
  • The Racketeer
  • –John Grisham
  • The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
  • –Earl Swift
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • –Rebecca Skloot
  • The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet
  • –Robert M. Hazen
  • Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
  • –Mitchell Zuckoff
  • A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II
  • –Adam Makos

2012

  • Touching History: The Untold Story of the Drama That Unfolded in the Skies Over America on 9/11
  • –Lynn Spencer
  • Legends
  • –Robert Littell
  • Ready Player One
  • –Ernest Cline
  • The Drop
  • –Michael Connelly
  • The Imperfectionists
  • –Tom Rachman
  • Ender's Game
  • –Orson Scott Card
  • The Shipping News
  • –Annie Proulx
  • World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
  • –Max Brooks
  • The End of Eternity
  • –Isaac Asimov

2011

  • The Remains of the Day
  • –Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Spies of the Balkans
  • –Alan Furst
  • 56; Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports
  • –Kostya Kennedy
  • Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
  • –Ben Macintyre
  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
  • –Michael Lewis
  • Song of the Sirens
  • –Ernest K. Gann
  • True Grit
  • –Charles Portis
  • TH1RTE3N
  • –Richard K. Morgan
  • The Book Thief
  • –Markus Zusak
  • The Confession
  • –John Grisham
  • The Phone Book; The Curious History of the Book That Everyone Uses But No One Reads
  • –Ammon Shea
  • Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith
  • –Jon Krakauer
  • Red Harvest
  • –Dashiell Hammett
  • On Hallowed Ground: The Story of Arlington National Cemetery
  • –Robert M. Poole
  • And Then the Roof Caved In: How Wall Street's Greed and Stupidity Brought Capitalism to its Knees
  • –David Faber

2010

  • Let the Great World Spin
  • –Colum McCann
  • The Long Fall: The First Leonid McGill Mystery
  • –Walter Mosley
  • First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
  • –James R. Hansen
  • The Great Escape
  • –Paul Brickhill
  • Child 44
  • –Tom Rob Smith
  • The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • –Stieg Larsson
  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
  • –Stieg Larsson

2009

  • Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
  • –Nathaniel Philbrick
  • The Gate House
  • –Nelson DeMille
  • Quartered Safe Out Here: A Harrowing Tale of World War II
  • –George MacDonald Fraser
  • Neuromancer
  • –William Gibson
  • City of Thieves
  • –David Benioff
  • Altered Carbon
  • –Richard K. Morgan
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • –Stieg Larsson
  • The Snowball: Warren Buffet and the Business of Life
  • –Alice Schroeder
  • One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khruschev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War
  • –Michael Dobbs
  • Flashman
  • –George MacDonald Fraser
  • Faceless Killers
  • –Henning Mankell

2008

  • Dr. Eckener's Dream Machine: The Historic Saga of the Round-the-world Zeppelin
  • –Douglas Botting
  • The Fortunate Pilgrim
  • –Mario Puzo
  • Revolution in the Head, The Beatles' Records and the Sixties
  • –Ian MacDonald
  • Read The Beatles: Classic and New Writings on The Beatles, Their Legacy, and Why They Still Matter
  • –edited by June Skinner Sawyers
  • The Appeal
  • –John Grisham
  • Web Standards Creativity: Innovations in Web Design with XHTML, CSS, and DOM Scripting
  • –Adams, Boulton, Clarke, Collison, Croft, Featherstone, Lloyd, Marcotte, Rubin, Weychert

2007

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • –J.K. Rowling
  • The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing
  • –Larimore, Lindauer, Leboeuf
  • Velocity
  • –Dean Koontz

2006

  • The Lincoln Lawyer
  • –Michael Connelly
  • The Broker
  • –John Grisham
  • The Heist: How a Gang Stole $8,000,000 at Kennedy Airport and Lived to Regret It
  • –Ernest Volkman and John Cummings
  • The iPod Book
  • –Scott Kelby
  • CSS Mastery; Advanced Web Standards Solutions
  • –Andy Budd
  • The Non-Designer's Design Book, 2nd Edition
  • –Robin Williams
  • Web Design, In a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference
  • –Jennifer Niederst Robbins

2005

  • Designing With Web Standards
  • –Jeffrey Zeldman
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • –J. K. Rowling
  • All the Presidents Men
  • –Carl Bernstein & Bob Woodward
  • One for the Money
  • –Janet Evanovich
  • Dont Make Me Think
  • –Steve Krug
  • Defensive Design for the Web
  • –Matthew Linderman