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That pile of romances got even bigger. Oh well!

books 02.17.15

Stack one:

  • Wolfsbane by Gillian Phillip
  • Althea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho
  • Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths by Nancy Marie Brown
  • Citizens Creek by Lalita Tademy
  • Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts
  • The Nuns of Sant’Ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal by Hubert Wolf
  • The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents Macbeth by I an Lendler and Zach Giallongo
  • The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus by Jen Bryant and Melissa Sweet
  • The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature: The World’s Greatest Kids’ Lit as Comics and Visuals by Russ Kicks
  • Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder and Pamela Smith Hill

Stack two:

  • The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy by Julia Quinn
  • Secrets of a Scandalous Heiress by Teresa Romain
  • The Perfect Princess by Elizabeth Thornton
  • I’ve Got My Duke to Keep Me Warm by Kelly Bowen
  • The Bride Says No by Cathy Maxwell
  • The Bride Says Maybe by Cathy Maxwell
  • The Groom Says Yes by Cathy Maxwell
  • Flirting With Disaster by Victoria Dahl
  • Ticket to Childhood by Nguyen Nhat Anh
  • The Return of the Discontinued Man by Mark Hodder
  • Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood by Joachim Fest
  • Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai

I think I might have a few romances in there, no idea how that happened. Apparently my brain has decided to take a break and read things that can be less demanding and usually guarantee a happy ending. And I’m ok with that.

books 02.01.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stack one:

  • The Bride Says No by Cathy Maxwell
  • The Bride Says Maybe by Cathy Maxwell
  • The Groom Says Yes by Cathy Maxwell
  • Flirting With Disaster by Victoria Dahl
  • Midnight Never Come by Marie Brennan
  • Althea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho
  • Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte by Carol Berkin
  • Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths by Nancy Marie Brown
  • The Twelve Caesers: The Dramatic Lives of the Emperors of Rome by Matthew Dennison

Stack two:

  • The Perfect Princess by Elizabeth Thornton
  • I’ve Got My Duke to Keep Me Warm by Kelly Bowen
  • The Return of the Discontinued Man by Mark Hodder
  • She Wore Red Trainers by Na’ima B. Robert
  • Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
  • Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood by Joachim Fest
  • Citizens Creek by Lalita Tademy
  • The Barefoot Queen by Ildefonso Falcones
  • Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts

My productivity has taken a bit of a hit, as I’ve had to return to work. And I have not one but two GIANT biographies to power through.

books 01.18.2015

Stack one:

  • How It Went Down / Kekla Magoon
  • Althea & Oliver / Cristina Moracho
  • Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks / Keith Houston
  • Silverblind / Tina Connolly
  • Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte / Carole Berkin
  • Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths / Nancy Marie Brown
  • The Twelve Caesars: The Dramatic Lives of the Emperors of Rome / Matthew Dennison
  • Napoleon: A Life / Andrew Roberts

Stack two:

  • I Married the Duke / Katharine Ashe
  • The Perfect Princess / Elizabeth Thornton
  • The Return of the Discontinued Man / Mark Hodder
  • She Wore Red Trainers / Na’ima B. Robert
  • Inside Out and Back Again / Thanhha Lai
  • Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood / Joachim C. Fest
  • Citizens Creek / Lalita Tademy
  • The Barefoot Queen / Ildefonso Falcones
  • Gandhi Before India / Ramachandra Guha

I made some progress over vacation!

books 01.02.15

Stack one:

  • I Married the Duke / Katharine Ashe
  • She Wore Red Trainers / Na’ima B. Robert
  • How It Went Down / Kekla Magoon
  • Insid Out & Back Again / Thanhha Lai
  • The Châtelet Apprentice / Jean-François Parot
  • Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood / Joachim Fest
  • Vango: Between Sky and Earth / Timothée de Fombelle
  • A Map of Betrayal / Ha Jin
  • The Barefoot Queen / Ildefonso Falcones

Stack two:

  • The Return of the Discontinued Man / Mark Hodder
  • Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols & Other Typographical Marks / Keith Houston
  • Silverblind / Tina Connolly
  • Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte / Carol Berkin
  • Citizens Creek / Lalita Tademy
  • Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of the Norse Myths / Nancy Marie Brown
  • Gandhi Before India / Ramachandra Guha
  • The Secret History of Wonder Woman / Jill Lepore

Happy Holidays

Sullen Reindeer

 

The stacks have rearranged somewhat. And yes, I’m still hoarding for vacation.

12.15.14 books

Stack one:

  • The Chatelet Apprentice / Jean-François Parot
  • Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood / Joachim C. Fest
  • The Return of the Discontinued Man / Mark Hodder
  • American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street / Paula Rabinowitz
  • Brown Girl Dreaming / Jacqueline Woodson
  • A Map of Betrayal / Ha Jin
  • The Thief-Taker Hangings: How Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard Captivated London and Created the Celebrity Criminal / Aaron Skirboll
  • La Belle Créole: The Cuban Countess Who Captivated Havana, Madrid, and Paris / Alina García-Lapuerta
  • The Accidental Apprentice / Vikas Swarup
  • Vango: Between Sky and Earth / Timothée de Fombelle

Stack two:

  • Dirty Rowdy Thing / Lauren Conrad
  • The Glass Magician / Charlie N. Holmberg
  • Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks / Keith Houston
  • Otherbound / Corrine Duyvis
  • A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi / Aman Sethi
  • Silverblind / Tina Connolly
  • Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte / Carol Berkin
  • Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths / Nancy Marie Brown
  • Citizens Creek / Lalita Tademy
  • Gandhi Before India / Ramachandra Guha
  • By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from the New York Times Book Review / Pamela Paul

 

 

I might have started hoarding for my Christmas vacation…

Books 12.01.14

Stack one:

  • The Ripper Affair / Lillith Saitcrow
  • The Paper Magician / Charlie N. Holmberg
  • The Return of the Discontinued Man / Mark Hodder
  • Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols, and Other Typographical Marks / Keith Houston
  • Otherbound / Corrine Duyvis
  • A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi / Aman Sethi
  • Gabi, A Girl in Pieces / Isabel Quintero
  • A Bollywood Affair / Sonali Dev
  • Silverblind / Tina Connolly
  • American Pulp: How Paperbacks Brought Modernism to Main Street / Paula Rabinowitz

Stack two:

  • Evernight / Kristen Callahan
  • The Smuggler Wore Silk / Alyssa Alexander
  • Through No Fault of My Own: A Girl’s Diary of Life on Summit Avenue in the Jazz Age / Coco Irvine and Peg Meier
  • The Thief-Taker Hangings: How Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Wild, and Jack Sheppard Captivated London and Created the Celebrity Criminal / Aaron Skirboll
  • La Belle Créole: The Cuban Countess Who Captivated Havana, Madrid, and Paris / Alina García-Lapuerta
  • Love by the Morning Star / Laura L. Sullivan
  • The Accidental Apprentice / Vikas Swarup
  • The Chatelet Apprentice / Jean-François Parot
  • Vango: Between Sky and Earth / Timothée de Fombelle
  • Yes Please / Amy Poehler
  • Drivel: Deliciously Bad Writing By Your Favorite Authors / Julia Scott
  • A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York / Liana Finck
  • One Soul / Ray Fawkes
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