J3rk Booklog

When this j3rk is on vacation, most of the time, the best form of relaxation is to kick back and read a good book while surrounded by nature. This is a log of books I've read, along with what I though about them in a 0-5 star rating.

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📗 Cloak of DeceptionJames LucenoJuly
📗 Darth Maul: Shadow HunterMichael ReavesAugust
📗 Rogue PlanetGreg BearSeptember
📗 Outbound FlightTimothy ZahnOctober
📗 The Approaching StormAlan Dean FosterNovember
📗 Republic Commando: Hard ContactKaren TravissNovember
6 books read in 2011
📗 ShatterpointMatthew StoverJanuary
📗 HatchetGary PaulsenJanuary
📱 The RiverGary PaulsenJanuary
📱 Brian's WinterGary PaulsenJanuary
📱 Brian's ReturnGary PaulsenJanuary
📱 Brian's HuntGary PaulsenJanuary
📱 The Game Games BowlTim BuckleyJanuary
📗 Raptor RedRobert T. BakkerJune
📗 BoundaryEric Flint / Ryk E. SpoorSeptember
📗 ThresholdEric Flint / Ryk E. SpoorOctober
📱 Pirate LatitudesMichael CrichtonOctober
11 books read in 2012
📗 MammothJohn VarleyMay
📗 Back to the MoonTravis S. Taylor / Les JohnsonMay
📗 Red ThunderJohn VarleyOctober
📗 Red LightningJohn VarleyDecember
📗 Rolling ThunderJohn VarleyDecember
5 books read in 2013
📱 Santa Fe RulesStuart WoodsJuly
📗 Short StrawStuart WoodsJuly
📱 Santa Fe DeadStuart WoodsJuly
📗 Santa Fe EdgeStuart WoodsJuly
📗 Orchid BeachStuart WoodsJuly
📗 Orchid BluesStuart WoodsJuly
📗 Blood OrchidStuart WoodsAugust
📗 Reckless AbandonStuart WoodsAugust
📗 Iron OrchidStuart WoodsAugust
9 books read in 2014
📗 New York DeadStuart WoodsJanuary
📗 DirtStuart WoodsJanuary
📗 Dead in the WaterStuart WoodsJanuary
📗 Swimming to CatalinaStuart WoodsJanuary
📗 Worst Fears RealizedStuart WoodsFebruary
📱 L.A. DeadStuart WoodsFebruary
📗 Star Wars: The Jedi Path & Book of SithDaniel WallaceFebruary
📗 Cold ParadiseStuart WoodsFebruary
📱 The Short ForeverStuart WoodsFebruary
📱 Dirty WorkStuart WoodsMarch
📗 Dark LightningJohn VarleyApril
📗 Two Dollar BillStuart WoodsMay
📱 Dark HarborStuart WoodsMay
📱 Fresh DisastersStuart WoodsMay
📗 Slow ApocaplyseJohn VarleyMay
📱 Shoot Him If He RunsStuart WoodsMay
📱 Hot MahoganyStuart WoodsJune
📱 Loitering With IntentStuart WoodsJune
📗 The MartianAndy WeirJune
📱 KisserStuart WoodsJune
📱 Strategic MovesStuart WoodsJuly
📱 Bel-Air DeadStuart WoodsJuly
📱 Son of StoneStuart WoodsJuly
📱 D.C. DeadStuart WoodsJuly
📱 Unnatural ActsStuart WoodsAugust
📱 Severe ClearStuart WoodsAugust
📱 Collateral DamageStuart WoodsAugust
📱 Unintended ConsequencesStuart WoodsAugust
📱 Doing Hard TimeStuart WoodsAugust
📱 Standup GuyStuart WoodsSeptember
📱 ChiefsStuart WoodsSeptember
📱 Run Before the WindStuart WoodsSeptember
📱 Deep LieStuart WoodsOctober
📱 The RunStuart WoodsDecember
34 books read in 2015
📱 Capital CrimesStuart WoodsJanuary
📱 Mounting FearsStuart WoodsJanuary
📗 Castaway PlanetEric Flint / Ryk E. SpoorFebruary
📱 MicroMichael Crichton / Richard PrestonMarch
📱 Space VikingH. Beam PiperApril
📱 Down and Out in the Magic KingdomCory DoctorowMay
📗 The HobbitJ. R. R TolkeinMay
📱 Carnal CuriosityStuart WoodsJuly
📱 Cut and ThrustStuart WoodsJuly
📗 Paris MatchStuart WoodsAugust
📱 Early Retirement ExtremeJacob Lund FiskerAugust
📗 Insatiable AppetitesStuart WoodsAugust
📗 Hot PursuitStuart WoodsSeptember
📗 Naked GreedStuart WoodsSeptember
📗 Foreign AffairsStuart WoodsSeptember
📗 Scandalous BehaviorStuart WoodsSeptember
📱 FreakonomicsSteven D. LevittSeptember
📱 Family JewelsStuart WoodsOctober
📱 Smooth OperatorStuart WoodsOctober
📗 Capital CrimesLawrence SandersOctober
📱 Dishonorable IntentionsStuart WoodsDecember
📱 Footprints of ThunderJames F. DavidDecember
22 books read in 2016
📱 Sex, Lies, and Serious MoneyStuart WoodsJanuary
📱 Below the BeltStuart WoodsJanuary
📗 Thunder of TimeJames F. DavidJanuary
📗 Dinosaur ThunderJames F. DavidFebruary
📱 1984George OrwellMarch
📗 Fahrenheit 451Ray BradburyApril
📱 The Player of GamesIain M BanksApril
📱 Fast and LooseStuart WoodsApril
📱 Consider PhlebasIain M BanksMay
📗 The Catcher in the RyeJ.D. SalingerJune
📱 Indecent ExposureStuart WoodsJune
📱 Use of WeaponsIain M. BanksJuly
📗 Mass Effect: RevelationDrew KarpyshynJuly
📱 MatterIain M. BanksAugust
📗 Mass Effect: AscensionDrew KarypshynSeptember
📗 Mass Effect: RetributionDrew KarpyshynSeptember
📱 Quick and DirtyStuart WoodsOctober
📱 ArtemisAndy WeirNovember
18 books read in 2017
🎧 WalkawayCory DoctorowJanuary
📱 Little BrotherCory DoctorowJanuary
📱 HomelandCory DoctorowFebruary
📚 The Man Who Sold the MoonCory DoctorowFebruary
📱 Surface DetailIain M. BanksMay
📱 UnboundStuart WoodsMay
📱 Shoot FirstStuart WoodsMay
📱 The Lost City of the Monkey GodDouglas PrestonMay
📱 Star Wars: Darth PlagueisJames LucenoJune
📱 TurbulenceStuart WoodsJuly
📗 The Mayan ApocalypseMark Hitchcock / Alton GanskyJuly
📱 The Genesis Fleet: VanguardJack CampbellAugust
📱 Year ZeroRob ReidAugust
📗 The Genesis Fleet: AscendantJack CampbellAugust
📗 The Money ShotStuart WoodsSeptember
📱 The Lost Fleet: DauntlessJack CampbellSeptember
📱 The Lost Fleet: FearlessJack CampbellSeptember
📱 The Lost Fleet: CourageousJack CampbellSeptember
📱 The Lost Fleet: ValiantJack CampbellOctober
📗 Castaway OdysseyEric Flint / Ryk E. SpoorOctober
📱 The Lost Fleet: RelentlessJack CampbellNovember
📱 The Lost Fleet: VictoriousJack CampbellNovember
📗 Beyond the Frontier: DreadnaughtJack CampbellNovember
📱 Beyond the Frontier: InvincibleJack CampbellDecember
📱 The Lost Stars: Tarnished KnightJack CampbellDecember
25 books read in 2018
📗 Beyond the Frontier: GuardianJack CampbellJanuary
📱 The Lost Stars: Perilous ShieldJack CampbellJanuary
📱 Beyond the Frontier: SteadfastJack CampbellJanuary
📱 The Lost Stars: Imperfect SwordJack CampbellFebruary
📱 The Lost Stars: Shattered SpearJack CampbellFebruary
📱 A Delicate TouchStuart WoodsMarch
📱 Beyond the Frontier: LeviathanJack CampbellMarch
📱 Desperate MeasuresStuart WoodsMarch
📱 Wild CardStuart WoodsApril
📱 Sex on the MoonBen MezrichApril
📱 The HeistJanet EvanovichMay
📱 One WayS. J. MordenMay
📱 RelicAlan Dean FosterJune
📱 The Genesis Fleet: TriumphantJack CampbellJune
📱 Skin GameStuart WoodsJune
📱 Dragon TeethMichael CrichtonAugust
📱 SevenevesNeal StephensonAugust
📱 The ChaseJanet EvanovichAugust
📱 ContrabandStuart WoodsAugust
📱 The JobJanet EvanovichSeptember
📱 The ScamJanet EvanovichSeptember
📱 Gunpowder MoonDavid PedreiraOctober
📱 The PursuitJanet Evanovich / Lee GoldbergOctober
📱 The Big KahunaJanet EvanovichNovember
📚 The Shell GameJanet EvanovichNovember
📱 AcadieDave HutchinsonDecember
26 books read in 2019
📗 How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World ProblemsRandall MunroeJanuary
📱 StealthStuart WoodsJanuary
📱 TreasonStuart WoodsFebruary
📱 Hit ListStuart WoodsMarch
📱 Tomorrow's KinNancy KressApril
📱 Castaway ResolutionEric Flint / Ryk E. SpoorMay
📱 If Tomorrow ComesNancy KressMay
📱 The Space Between the StarsAnne CorlettMay
📱 BombshellStuart WoodsJune
📱 Dark RunMike BrooksJune
📱 The Long Way to a Small, Angry PlanetBecky ChambersJune
📱 Dark SkyMike BrooksJuly
📱 A Closed and Common OrbitBecky ChambersJuly
📱 Dark DeedsMike BrooksAugust
📱 Terran TomorrowNancy KressAugust
📱 No WayS.J. MordenAugust
📱 Choppy WaterStuart WoodsSeptember
📱 Record of a Spaceborn FewBecky ChambersSeptember
📱 TarkinJames LucenoOctober
📱 ShakeupStuart WoodsNovember
📱 Look to WindwardIain M BanksDecember
📱 Drifters Alliance: Book 1Elle CaseyDecember
📱 Drifters Alliance: Book 2Elle CaseyDecember
📱 Drifters Alliance: Book 3Elle CaseyDecember
24 books read in 2020
📱 Hush HushStuart WoodsJanuary
📱 From a Certain Point of ViewRenée AhdiehFebruary
📱 WanderersChuck WendigMarch
📱 Darth PlagueisJames LucenoApril
📱 Double JeopardyStuart WoodsApril
📱 The Galaxy, and the Ground WithinBecky ChambersMay
📱 Sleeping GiantsSylvain NuevelMay
📱 Waking GodsSylvain NuevelJune
📱 JackpotStuart Woods / Bryon QuertermousJune
📱 Only HumanSylvain NuevelJune
📱 GoldilocksLaura LamJuly
📱 Deep StormLincoln ChildAugust
📱 Project Hail MaryAndy WeirSeptember
13 books read in 2021
193 books read since keeping track


Authors by Popularity

AuthorBooks ReadAverage RatingWorstBest
Stuart Woods743.8 stars25
Jack Campbell184.3 stars45
Janet Evanovich63.7 stars34
John Varley64.3 stars45
Cory Doctorow54.2 stars35
Eric Flint / Ryk E. Spoor54.2 stars45
Gary Paulsen54.0 stars35
Becky Chambers44.3 stars45
James Luceno43.8 stars34
Andy Weir35.0 stars55
Elle Casey34.0 stars44
Iain M Banks33.3 stars34
Iain M. Banks33.3 stars34
James F. David35.0 stars55
Mike Brooks34.3 stars45
Nancy Kress33.7 stars34
Sylvain Nuevel34.0 stars44
Alan Dean Foster24.0 stars44
Drew Karpyshyn24.5 stars45
Michael Crichton24.0 stars44
Anne Corlett13.0 stars33
Ben Mezrich13.0 stars33
Chuck Wendig15.0 stars55
Daniel Wallace15.0 stars55
Dave Hutchinson14.0 stars44
David Pedreira13.0 stars33
Douglas Preston14.0 stars44
Drew Karypshyn14.0 stars44
George Orwell13.0 stars33
Greg Bear13.0 stars33
H. Beam Piper14.0 stars44
J. R. R Tolkein15.0 stars55
J.D. Salinger12.0 stars22
Jacob Lund Fisker14.0 stars44
Janet Evanovich / Lee Goldberg14.0 stars44
Karen Traviss14.0 stars44
Laura Lam14.0 stars44
Lawrence Sanders14.0 stars44
Lincoln Child14.0 stars44
Mark Hitchcock / Alton Gansky15.0 stars55
Matthew Stover13.0 stars33
Michael Crichton / Richard Preston13.0 stars33
Michael Reaves13.0 stars33
Neal Stephenson15.0 stars55
Randall Munroe15.0 stars55
Ray Bradbury14.0 stars44
Renée Ahdieh14.0 stars44
Rob Reid14.0 stars44
Robert T. Bakker14.0 stars44
S. J. Morden14.0 stars44
S.J. Morden14.0 stars44
Steven D. Levitt15.0 stars55
Stuart Woods / Bryon Quertermous13.0 stars33
Tim Buckley14.0 stars44
Timothy Zahn15.0 stars55
Travis S. Taylor / Les Johnson15.0 stars55

Books by Rating

ArtemisAndy Weir5 stars
Back to the MoonTravis S. Taylor / Les Johnson5 stars
Capital CrimesStuart Woods5 stars
Castaway ResolutionEric Flint / Ryk E. Spoor5 stars
Dark RunMike Brooks5 stars
Dead in the WaterStuart Woods5 stars
Dinosaur ThunderJames F. David5 stars
Footprints of ThunderJames F. David5 stars
Foreign AffairsStuart Woods5 stars
FreakonomicsSteven D. Levitt5 stars
HatchetGary Paulsen5 stars
HomelandCory Doctorow5 stars
How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World ProblemsRandall Munroe5 stars
Hush HushStuart Woods5 stars
Mass Effect: RevelationDrew Karpyshyn5 stars
Outbound FlightTimothy Zahn5 stars
Paris MatchStuart Woods5 stars
Project Hail MaryAndy Weir5 stars
Red LightningJohn Varley5 stars
Run Before the WindStuart Woods5 stars
SevenevesNeal Stephenson5 stars
Shoot FirstStuart Woods5 stars
Slow ApocaplyseJohn Varley5 stars
Smooth OperatorStuart Woods5 stars
Star Wars: The Jedi Path & Book of SithDaniel Wallace5 stars
Strategic MovesStuart Woods5 stars
The Genesis Fleet: AscendantJack Campbell5 stars
The Genesis Fleet: VanguardJack Campbell5 stars
The HobbitJ. R. R Tolkein5 stars
The Long Way to a Small, Angry PlanetBecky Chambers5 stars
The Lost Stars: Imperfect SwordJack Campbell5 stars
The Lost Stars: Shattered SpearJack Campbell5 stars
The Lost Stars: Tarnished KnightJack Campbell5 stars
The MartianAndy Weir5 stars
The Mayan ApocalypseMark Hitchcock / Alton Gansky5 stars
The RiverGary Paulsen5 stars
Thunder of TimeJames F. David5 stars
WalkawayCory Doctorow5 stars
WanderersChuck Wendig5 stars
A Closed and Common OrbitBecky Chambers4 stars
A Delicate TouchStuart Woods4 stars
AcadieDave Hutchinson4 stars
Bel-Air DeadStuart Woods4 stars
Below the BeltStuart Woods4 stars
Beyond the Frontier: DreadnaughtJack Campbell4 stars
Beyond the Frontier: GuardianJack Campbell4 stars
Beyond the Frontier: InvincibleJack Campbell4 stars
Beyond the Frontier: LeviathanJack Campbell4 stars
Beyond the Frontier: SteadfastJack Campbell4 stars
BombshellStuart Woods4 stars
BoundaryEric Flint / Ryk E. Spoor4 stars
Brian's WinterGary Paulsen4 stars
Capital CrimesLawrence Sanders4 stars
Castaway OdysseyEric Flint / Ryk E. Spoor4 stars
Castaway PlanetEric Flint / Ryk E. Spoor4 stars
ChiefsStuart Woods4 stars
Choppy WaterStuart Woods4 stars
Cloak of DeceptionJames Luceno4 stars
Cold ParadiseStuart Woods4 stars
Collateral DamageStuart Woods4 stars
Dark DeedsMike Brooks4 stars
Dark HarborStuart Woods4 stars
Dark LightningJohn Varley4 stars
Dark SkyMike Brooks4 stars
Deep StormLincoln Child4 stars
Desperate MeasuresStuart Woods4 stars
Dirty WorkStuart Woods4 stars
Dishonorable IntentionsStuart Woods4 stars
Doing Hard TimeStuart Woods4 stars
Down and Out in the Magic KingdomCory Doctorow4 stars
Dragon TeethMichael Crichton4 stars
Drifters Alliance: Book 1Elle Casey4 stars
Drifters Alliance: Book 2Elle Casey4 stars
Drifters Alliance: Book 3Elle Casey4 stars
Early Retirement ExtremeJacob Lund Fisker4 stars
Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury4 stars
From a Certain Point of ViewRenée Ahdieh4 stars
GoldilocksLaura Lam4 stars
Hit ListStuart Woods4 stars
Hot MahoganyStuart Woods4 stars
Hot PursuitStuart Woods4 stars
If Tomorrow ComesNancy Kress4 stars
Indecent ExposureStuart Woods4 stars
Insatiable AppetitesStuart Woods4 stars
Little BrotherCory Doctorow4 stars
MammothJohn Varley4 stars
Mass Effect: AscensionDrew Karypshyn4 stars
Mass Effect: RetributionDrew Karpyshyn4 stars
Naked GreedStuart Woods4 stars
New York DeadStuart Woods4 stars
No WayS.J. Morden4 stars
One WayS. J. Morden4 stars
Only HumanSylvain Nuevel4 stars
Orchid BeachStuart Woods4 stars
Orchid BluesStuart Woods4 stars
Pirate LatitudesMichael Crichton4 stars
Quick and DirtyStuart Woods4 stars
Raptor RedRobert T. Bakker4 stars
Reckless AbandonStuart Woods4 stars
Record of a Spaceborn FewBecky Chambers4 stars
Red ThunderJohn Varley4 stars
RelicAlan Dean Foster4 stars
Republic Commando: Hard ContactKaren Traviss4 stars
Rolling ThunderJohn Varley4 stars
Santa Fe DeadStuart Woods4 stars
Santa Fe EdgeStuart Woods4 stars
Santa Fe RulesStuart Woods4 stars
Scandalous BehaviorStuart Woods4 stars
Severe ClearStuart Woods4 stars
ShakeupStuart Woods4 stars
Shoot Him If He RunsStuart Woods4 stars
Short StrawStuart Woods4 stars
Skin GameStuart Woods4 stars
Sleeping GiantsSylvain Nuevel4 stars
Son of StoneStuart Woods4 stars
Space VikingH. Beam Piper4 stars
Star Wars: Darth PlagueisJames Luceno4 stars
StealthStuart Woods4 stars
Surface DetailIain M. Banks4 stars
Swimming to CatalinaStuart Woods4 stars
TarkinJames Luceno4 stars
The Approaching StormAlan Dean Foster4 stars
The ChaseJanet Evanovich4 stars
The Galaxy, and the Ground WithinBecky Chambers4 stars
The Game Games BowlTim Buckley4 stars
The Genesis Fleet: TriumphantJack Campbell4 stars
The HeistJanet Evanovich4 stars
The JobJanet Evanovich4 stars
The Lost City of the Monkey GodDouglas Preston4 stars
The Lost Fleet: CourageousJack Campbell4 stars
The Lost Fleet: DauntlessJack Campbell4 stars
The Lost Fleet: FearlessJack Campbell4 stars
The Lost Fleet: RelentlessJack Campbell4 stars
The Lost Fleet: ValiantJack Campbell4 stars
The Lost Fleet: VictoriousJack Campbell4 stars
The Lost Stars: Perilous ShieldJack Campbell4 stars
The Money ShotStuart Woods4 stars
The Player of GamesIain M Banks4 stars
The PursuitJanet Evanovich / Lee Goldberg4 stars
The ScamJanet Evanovich4 stars
ThresholdEric Flint / Ryk E. Spoor4 stars
Tomorrow's KinNancy Kress4 stars
TurbulenceStuart Woods4 stars
UnboundStuart Woods4 stars
Unnatural ActsStuart Woods4 stars
Waking GodsSylvain Nuevel4 stars
Wild CardStuart Woods4 stars
Worst Fears RealizedStuart Woods4 stars
Year ZeroRob Reid4 stars
1984George Orwell3 stars
Blood OrchidStuart Woods3 stars
Brian's HuntGary Paulsen3 stars
Brian's ReturnGary Paulsen3 stars
Carnal CuriosityStuart Woods3 stars
Consider PhlebasIain M Banks3 stars
ContrabandStuart Woods3 stars
Cut and ThrustStuart Woods3 stars
Darth Maul: Shadow HunterMichael Reaves3 stars
Darth PlagueisJames Luceno3 stars
Deep LieStuart Woods3 stars
DirtStuart Woods3 stars
Double JeopardyStuart Woods3 stars
Family JewelsStuart Woods3 stars
Fast and LooseStuart Woods3 stars
Fresh DisastersStuart Woods3 stars
Gunpowder MoonDavid Pedreira3 stars
Iron OrchidStuart Woods3 stars
JackpotStuart Woods / Bryon Quertermous3 stars
KisserStuart Woods3 stars
L.A. DeadStuart Woods3 stars
Loitering With IntentStuart Woods3 stars
Look to WindwardIain M Banks3 stars
MatterIain M. Banks3 stars
MicroMichael Crichton / Richard Preston3 stars
Mounting FearsStuart Woods3 stars
Rogue PlanetGreg Bear3 stars
Sex on the MoonBen Mezrich3 stars
Sex, Lies, and Serious MoneyStuart Woods3 stars
ShatterpointMatthew Stover3 stars
Standup GuyStuart Woods3 stars
Terran TomorrowNancy Kress3 stars
The Big KahunaJanet Evanovich3 stars
The Man Who Sold the MoonCory Doctorow3 stars
The RunStuart Woods3 stars
The Shell GameJanet Evanovich3 stars
The Short ForeverStuart Woods3 stars
The Space Between the StarsAnne Corlett3 stars
TreasonStuart Woods3 stars
Two Dollar BillStuart Woods3 stars
Unintended ConsequencesStuart Woods3 stars
Use of WeaponsIain M. Banks3 stars
D.C. DeadStuart Woods2 stars
The Catcher in the RyeJ.D. Salinger2 stars