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Final Standings and the Most Read Books for Last Year's Cannonball Read 9

The Best and Worst Books of Cannonball Read 9

Final Standings and the Most Read Books for Last Year's Cannonball Read 8

The Best and Worst Books of Cannonball Read 8

Bowie's Perfect Idea of Happiness? Reading

The Best and Worst of Books in 2015

We ARE the Sharpest Knives in the Box: Recapping Cannonball Read 6

Cannonballers, You're in Luck! Wrapping Up Cannonball Read 5

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J. K. Rowling

A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin

Books That Should Stay in the Crapper - the Worst of Cannonball Read V

Books Every King Should Read - the Best of Cannonball Read V

The Most Surprising Way to Ensure Your Movie is a Success

Santa Calls by William Joyce

Dawn of the Deed: The Prehistoric Origins of Sex by John A. Long

The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory

The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. LeGuin

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father by Alysia Abbott

The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

Shadow's Claim and MacRieve by Kresley Cole

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War by Nathaniel Philbrick

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

In the Sea There Are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda

Mr Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo

Crazy Salad by Nora Ephron

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Ava's Man by Rick Bragg

The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

The Queen: A Life in Brief by Robert Lacey

Another Little Piece by Kate Karyus Quinn

The Phantom of Manhattan by Frederick Forsyth

TransAtlantic by Colum McCann

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup

Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis

Milking the Moon by Eugene Walter and Katherine Clark

The White Queen by Philippa Gregory

Why Moms Are Weird by Pamela Ribon

'Regret the Error' by Craig Silverman

Fringe Florida by Lynn Waddell

Damned by Chuck Palahniuk

Yoga for People Who Can't Be Bothered to Do It by Geoff Dyer

The Magician King by Lev Grossman

So Big by Edna Ferber

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Constance by Patricia Clapp

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

The Time of My Life by Cecelia Ahern

The Legend of Oz : The Wicked West Vol. 1-2 by Tom Hutchison, Alisson Borges and Kate Finnegan

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson

Joyland by Stephen King

American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics by Dan Savage

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Fatale Vol. 1: Death Chases Me by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

Inferno by Dan Brown

A Hole in the World by Sophie Robbins

Did You Miss Me? by Karen Rose

Pajiba Book Club: Shift by Hugh Howey

Mythologies by Roland Barthes

The Pearl Diver by Jeff Telarigo

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Death in the City of Light by David King

The Matchmaker by Stella Gibbons

The Looming Tower by Lawrence Wright

The Warlord Wants Forever by Kresley Cole

This Is A Book by Demetri Martin

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

The Love of the Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham

Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain

Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon

Pajiba Book Club Preview: Shift by Hugh Howey

I Am Murdered by Bruce Chadwick

Backseat Saints by Joshilyn Jackson

Point, Click, Love by Molly Shapiro

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey

World War Z by Max Brooks

Greyhound by Steffan Piper

Succubus Blues by Richelle Mead

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner

Austenland by Shannon Hale

Don't Let Me Go by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Satan Is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers by Charlie Louvin with Benjamin Whitmer

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Animal Vegetable Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Going After Cacciato by Tim O'Brien

Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Alex Cross, Run by James Patterson

Laura Meets Jeffrey by Jeffrey Michelson and Laura Bradley

Thicker Than Water by Mike Carey

Live from New York by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Matched by Ally Condie

People Who Don't Know They're Dead by Gary Leon Hill

Wool by Hugh Howey

Crazy Sexy Diet by Kris Carr

Runaways Volume 1: Pride & Joy by Brian K. Vaughan

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

Whip Smart by Melissa Febos

With or Without You by Domenica Ruta

The House of a Million Pets by Ann Hodgman

Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

'Tis by Frank McCourt

Revenge by Stephen Fry

The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant

The Investigation by Philippe Claudel

Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Things the Grandchildren Should Know by Mark Oliver Everett

Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson

Heads in Beds by Jacob Tomsky

I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did by Lori Andrews

King Dork by Frank Portman

Girl Walks Into a Bar...by Rachel Dratch

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright

Zombies vs. Unicorns by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier

Red Country by Joe Abercrombie

The Princess Bride by William Goldman

Broken Harbor by Tana French

Supreme Courtship by Christopher Buckley

Hey Whipple, Squeeze This! by Luke Sullivan

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

The Amityville Horror by Jay Anson

Zahrah the Windseeker by Nnedi Okorafor

MWF Seeking BFF: My Year Long Search for a New Best Friend by Rachel Bertsche

Gerald's Game by Stephen King

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Homeland by Cory Doctorow

Start the Car: The World According to Bumble by David Lloyd

Alive by Piers Paul Read

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Pump Six and Other Stories by Paolo Bacigalupi

A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr.

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Down There on a Visit by Christopher Isherwood

The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd

Survivor in Death by J. D. Robb

Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent Into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death by Jim Frederick

The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

The Black Box by Michael Connelly

The Brides of Rollrock Island By Margo Lanagan

The Chronology of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch

Instant: The Story of Polaroid by Christopher Bonanos

The Constitution of the United States

Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde

The Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women by Jessica Valenti

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

Watership Down by Richard Adams

The Sandman: Fables & Reflections by Neil Gaiman

Ten Days in a Mad-House by Nellie Bly

American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis

A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson

Old Man's War by John Scalzi

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

The Testament of Mary by Colm Toíbín

This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein by Kenneth Oppel

The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

It's Been Out of This World! Cannonball Read IV Wrap Up

City of Thieves by David Benioff

Ghostwritten by David Mitchell

Books v Cigarettes by George Orwell

Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott

The Atheist's Guide to Christmas by Ariane Sherine

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

Even Chuck Norris Approves: The Best of Cannonball Read IV

Off With Their Heads! The Worst of Cannonball Read IV

Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James

How to Change the World: A Photo Tutorial

Machine Man by Max Barry

Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell

Ghost Buddy Zero to Hero by Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

My Life as a White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

The Essex County Trilogy by Jeff Lemire

She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb

How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Pun Also Rises by John Pollack

This Book Is Full of Spiders: Seriously, Dude, Don't Touch It by David Wong

Chocolat by Joanne Harris

The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Fortunate Son by Walter Mosley

I Want My MTV: The Uncensored History of the Music Video Revolution by Craig Marks and Rob Tanenbaum

Heat Rises by Richard Castle

Arguably by Christopher Hitchens

Saint City Sinners by Lilith Saintcrow

Matchless by Gregory Maguire

Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

The Hidden Reality: Parallel Universes and the Deep Laws of the Cosmos by Brian Greene

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Word on the Street by John McWhorter

Take the Cannoli by Sarah Vowell

Fevre Dream by George R. R. Martin

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh

Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson

The Angry Earth: A Story of the New Madrid Earthquakes by Sally Watson

The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

They Came to Baghdad by Agatha Christie

Summer by Edith Wharton

The Lower River by Paul Theroux

Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson

Sorcery and Cecelia by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer

The Law at Randado by Elmore Leonard

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

The Flame Alphabet by Ben Marcus

Moon Called by Patricia Briggs

Rite of Passage by Alexi Panshin

Cujo by Stephen King

Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith

Everything Bad is Good for You by Steven Johnson

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Johnny Gruesome by Gregory Lamberson

The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Elegies for the Brokenhearted by Christie Hodgen

The Fallback Plan by Leigh Stein

Seriously...I'm Kidding by Ellen DeGeneres

Kindred by Octavia Butler

Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett

King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

After the Leaves Fall by Nicole Baart

All The Nice Girls By Joan Bakewell

How to Defeat Your Own Clone by Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson

Now It's Funny: How I Survived Cancer, Divorce and Other Looming Disasters by Michael Solomon

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

Phineas and Ferb Daredevil Days by Molly McGuire

The Boys Of Summer by Ciarán West

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher

Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel

A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin

Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

Dave Stevens' The Rocketeer Artist's Edition

Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Word for World is Forest by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

I Was An Alien Cat Toy by Ann Somerville

Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks

The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola

A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

No Higher Honor by Condoleezza Rice

The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

Sphere by Michael Crichton

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

Grave Mercy: His Fair Assassin by Robin LaFevers

The Hitman's Guide to Housecleaning by Hallgrímur Helgason

Grave Witch by Kalayna Price

Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente

The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot

Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen

Real World by Natsuo Kirino

11/22/63 by Stephen King

A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne

Sophie's Legacy by Lesley Elliot

The Algebraist by Iain M. Banks

The Night Eternal by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

"All My Sons" by Arthur Miller

Dandy Gilver and An Unsuitable Day For A Murder by Catriona McPherson

How to Be Black by Baratunde Thurston

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Animal Farm by George Orwell

A Singular Man by J.P. Donleavy

Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris

The Wolf Gift by Anne Rice

What Would Satan Do, by Anthony Miller

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

The Shooting Party by Isabel Colgate

A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

The Deep Zone by James Tabor

Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari

A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde

The Lobotomist by Jack El-Hai

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare

A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr

Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

Golem100 by Alfred Bester

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

Chocolate Wars: The 150-Year Rivalry Between the World's Greatest Chocolate Makers by Deborah Cadbury

1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Destined by P. C. and Kristin Cast

Khan al-Khalili by Naguib Mahfouz

Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

Elizabeth Costello by J.M. Coetzee

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991 by Michael Azerrad

Perdido Street Station by China Miéville

Bitchfest by Lisa Jervis and Andi Zeisler

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution by Richard Beeman

The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson

Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America by Leslie Knope

Death Comes to Pemberley by P. D. James

Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

The Street Sweeper by Elliot Perlman

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore

Chronicles of Amber Volume I by Roger Zelazny

Those Guys Have All The Fun by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales

Wildwood by Colin Meloy

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

Dark Road to Darjeeling by Deanna Raybourn

How To Be Alone by Jonathan Franzen

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Those Across the River by Christopher Buehlman

My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: 40 New Fairy Tales edited by Kate Bernheimer

The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Moloka'i by Alan Brennert

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

Emergency! True Stories From The Nation's ERs by Mark Brown

Letters from an Unknown Woman by Gerard Woodward

Man of Wax by Robert Swartwood

Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross

The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers

Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick

Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves by Adam Hochschild

The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart

The Girl Crusoes by Herbert Strang

Nanjing Requiem by Ha Jin

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

Bond Girl by Erin Duffy

Dreamers of the Day by Mary Doria Russell

Click by Bill Tancer

Await your Reply by Dan Chaon

Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Kiss Me Like A Stranger: My Search For Love And Art by Gene Wilder

Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Love is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield

Snuff by Terry Pratchett

The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht

One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

Tall, Dark & Hungry by Lyndsy Sands

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

How to Be Cool: A Photo Tutorial


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