Saturday, July 18, 2015

30 Books Read!



I've now read 30 books this year. I think this list is particularly diverse in genre and form. There's a nonfiction book, a contemporary romance, a dystopian novella, a book of plays, poetry, and short stories.

21. China Dolls by Lisa See. Historical fiction/Chinese-American History/Japanese-American History/1930s/WWII. 3 stars.

22. The One In My Heart by Sherry Thomas. Contemporary Romance. 2 stars.

23. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson. Poetry/American poetry. 4 stars.

24. Cutting The Bloodline by Angeline Trevena. Dystopian/Sci-fi. 4 stars. Review.

25. The Scottish Prisoner (Lord John Grey #3) by Diana Gabaldon. Historical fiction/Mystery. 3 stars. Review.

26. The Summer Queen (Eleanor of Aquintaine #1) by Elizabeth Chadwick. Historical fiction/Fictionalized biography/Medieval/France. 5 stars.

27. Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things by Lafcadio Hearn. Short stories/Horror/Fantasy/Supernatural/Folklore/Japanese culture. 3 stars. Review.

28. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro. Literary fiction/Historical. 5 stars. Review.

29. Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan by Shrabani Basu. Non-fiction/Biography/World War Two/Spies and Espionage. 4 stars. Review.

30. The Importance of Being Earnest and Four Other Plays by Oscar Wilde. Plays/Classics/British Literature. 4 stars.

10 comments:

  1. Wow!! *throws confetti* You're almost to your goal then, right? I didn't know Cutting the Bloodlines was a novella. I'll probably move it up my list then. Lol!

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    1. 12 books away, I think.

      Yup, it's a novella. You can get through it quickly!

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  2. An inspiration to us all! Hear, hear!
    I'm at four I think lol.

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  3. Wow---I really admire you!!! I've read.....two.... -_-

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    1. You've also had a baby, Randi! You're excused!

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  4. At the rate you're going you will easily meet your goal. I'm impressed! :)

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    1. I hope so. And yet the novel could use a bit more time, so I'll be writing for a bit.

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