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2008:
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1. Front cover of 'Dreaming in code: two dozen programmers, three years, 4,732 bugs, and one quest for transcendent software' Jan. 24, 2008:
Dreaming in code: two dozen programmers, three years, 4,732 bugs, and one quest for transcendent software
  by Scott Rosenberg
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
2. Jan. 25, 2008:
A Potion named desire
  by Lomonaaeren
       FanFiction
           First Read
3. Front cover of 'Will the vampire people please leave the lobby? true adventures in Internet geekdom' Jan. 26, 2008:
Will the vampire people please leave the lobby? true adventures in Internet geekdom
  by Allyson Beatrice
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
4. Front cover of 'Peeps' Feb. 1, 2008:
Peeps
  by Scott Westerfeld
       YA Fiction
           First Read
5. Front cover of 'The Rise of the Indian rope trick: how a spectacular hoax became history' Feb. 4, 2008:
The Rise of the Indian rope trick: how a spectacular hoax became history
  by Peter Lamont
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
6. Front cover of 'Hideous absinthe: a history of the devil in a bottle' Feb. 15, 2008:
Hideous absinthe: a history of the devil in a bottle
  by Jad Adams
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
7. Feb. 22, 2008:
Outside the lines
  by Meri
       FanFiction
           First Read
8. Front cover of 'Nobody's princess' Feb. 28, 2008:
Nobody's princess
  by Esther Friesner
       YA Fiction
           First Read
9. Front cover of 'Eastern standard tribe' Mar. 3, 2008:
Eastern standard tribe
  by Cory Doctorow
       Fiction
           First Read
10. Front cover of 'Elizabeth & Leicester' Mar. 20, 2008:
Elizabeth & Leicester
  by Sarah Gristwood
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
11. Mar. 23, 2008:
Volunteers
  by Anna Fugazzi
       FanFiction
           First Read
12. Front cover of 'The Devil's cloth: a history of stripes and striped fabric' Apr. 3, 2008:
The Devil's cloth: a history of stripes and striped fabric
  by Michel Pastoureau
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
13. Apr. 6, 2008:
Take a sad song (and make it better)
  by {unknown}
       FanFiction
           First Read
14. Apr. 12, 2008:
Why we eat what we eat: how the encounter between the New World and the Old changed the way everyone on the planet eats
  by Raymond Sokolov
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
15. Front cover of 'In the garden of Iden' Apr. 13, 2008:
In the garden of Iden
  by Kage Baker
       Fiction
           First Read
16. Front cover of 'Ambient findability' Apr. 17, 2008:
Ambient findability
  by Peter Morville
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
17. Front cover of 'The Paradox of choice: why more is less' Apr. 19, 2008:
The Paradox of choice: why more is less
  by Barry Schwartz
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
18. May. 25, 2008:
Corruption / Distortion / Alteration
  by Beren
       FanFiction
           Reread
19. Jun. 7, 2008:
Out of the night that covers me
  by Snapiphany
       FanFiction
           First Read
20. Jun. 8, 2008:
Reparo
  by Amalin
       FanFiction
           First Read
21. Front cover of 'Interworld' Jun. 8, 2008:
Interworld
  by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves
       YA Fiction
           First Read
22. Jun. 8, 2008:
Seekers in the rye
  by Crimson Stained
       FanFiction
           First Read
23. Front cover of 'Midnight never come' Jun. 21, 2008:
Midnight never come
  by Marie Brennan
       Fiction
           First Read
24. Jul. 19, 2008:
A More worldly man
  by Lomonaaeren
       FanFiction
           First Read
25. Jul. 20, 2008:
Changing of the guard
  by Lomonaaeren
       FanFiction
           First Read
26. Front cover of 'Famous New Orleans drinks and how to mix 'em' Jul. 20, 2008:
Famous New Orleans drinks and how to mix 'em
  by Stanley Clisby Arthur
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
27. Front cover of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' Aug. 10, 2008:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  by J. K. Rowling
       YA Fiction
           Reread
28. Aug. 11, 2008:
Bloody but unbowed
  by Lomonaaeren
       FanFiction
           First Read
29. Front cover of 'Holes' Aug. 17, 2008:
Holes
  by Louis Sachar
       YA Fiction
           Reread
30. Front cover of 'The Scent of desire: discovering our enigmatic sense of smell' Aug. 29, 2008:
The Scent of desire: discovering our enigmatic sense of smell
  by Rachel Herz
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
31. Front cover of 'Banana: the fate of the fruit that changed the world' Aug. 31, 2008:
Banana: the fate of the fruit that changed the world
  by Dan Koeppel
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
32. Front cover of 'Drink: a social history of America' Sep. 2, 2008:
Drink: a social history of America
  by Andrew Barr
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
33. Front cover of 'Hero' Sep. 5, 2008:
Hero
  by Perry Moore
       YA Fiction
           First Read
34. Front cover of 'The Spirits of America: a social history of alcohol' Sep. 6, 2008:
The Spirits of America: a social history of alcohol
  by Eric Burns
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
35. Front cover of 'Firestorm at Peshtigo: a town, its people, and the deadliest fire in American history' Sep. 18, 2008:
Firestorm at Peshtigo: a town, its people, and the deadliest fire in American history
  by Denise Gess & William Lutz
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
36. Front cover of 'The Zen of fish: the story of sushi, from Samurai to supermarket' Sep. 21, 2008:
The Zen of fish: the story of sushi, from Samurai to supermarket
  by Trevor Corson
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
37. Front cover of 'The Wiz biz' Sep. 21, 2008:
The Wiz biz
  by Rick Cook
       Fiction
           Reread
38. Front cover of 'Paradox of plenty: a social history of eating in modern America' Oct. 1, 2008:
Paradox of plenty: a social history of eating in modern America
  by Harvey Levenstein
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
39. Front cover of 'Jane Boleyn: the true story of the infamous Lady Rochford' Oct. 11, 2008:
Jane Boleyn: the true story of the infamous Lady Rochford
  by Julia Fox
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
40. Front cover of 'Ink and steel' Oct. 14, 2008:
Ink and steel
  by Elizabeth Bear
       Fiction
           First Read
41. Front cover of 'Hell and earth' Oct. 17, 2008:
Hell and earth
  by Elizabeth Bear
       Fiction
           First Read
42. Front cover of 'Half a crown' Oct. 18, 2008:
Half a crown
  by Jo Walton
       Fiction
           First Read
43. Front cover of 'American nerd: the story of my people' Oct. 26, 2008:
American nerd: the story of my people
  by Benjamin Nugent
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
44. Front cover of 'Three bags full' Oct. 28, 2008:
Three bags full
  by Leonie Swann
       Fiction
           First Read
45. Front cover of 'Taste: the story of Britain through its cooking' Nov. 1, 2008:
Taste: the story of Britain through its cooking
  by Kate Colquhoun
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
46. Front cover of 'Halting state' Nov. 9, 2008:
Halting state
  by Charles Stross
       Fiction
           First Read
47. Front cover of 'New Amsterdam' Nov. 12, 2008:
New Amsterdam
  by Elizabeth Bear
       Fiction
           First Read
48. Nov. 15, 2008:
For someone special
  by Lady of the Masque
       FanFiction
           First Read
49. Nov. 16, 2008:
Shylock: a legend and its legacy
  by John Gross
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
50. Nov. 22, 2008:
"Scorned my nation": a comparison of translations of The merchant of Venice into German, Hebrew, and Yiddish
  by Dror Abend-David
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
51. Front cover of 'Extras' Nov. 24, 2008:
Extras
  by Scott Westerfeld
       YA Fiction
           First Read
52. Front cover of 'Saturn's children' Nov. 29, 2008:
Saturn's children
  by Charles Stross
       Fiction
           First Read
53. Front cover of 'The Story of Yiddish: how a mish-mosh of languages saved the Jews' Dec. 7, 2008:
The Story of Yiddish: how a mish-mosh of languages saved the Jews
  by Neal Karlen
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
54. Front cover of 'Superpowers' Dec. 13, 2008:
Superpowers
  by David J. Schwartz
       Fiction
           First Read
55. Front cover of 'The Plot: the secret story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion' Dec. 27, 2008:
The Plot: the secret story of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion
  by Will Eisner
       Non-Fiction
           First Read
56. Front cover of 'Death Note #1: Boredom' Dec. 28, 2008:
Death Note #1: Boredom
  by Tsugumi Ohba
       YA Fiction
           First Read
57. Front cover of 'The Anglo files: a field guide to the British' Dec. 29, 2008:
The Anglo files: a field guide to the British
  by Sarah Lyall
       Non-Fiction
           First Read

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