It’s Monday, November 24th! What Are You Reading?

What Are You Reading?

Hosted by Sheila from Book Journey, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind.

Finished Last Week:

Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman The Woman Who Would Be King by Kara Cooney The Paris Winter by Imogen Robertson Saint Brigid's Bones by Philip Freeman

Currently Reading:

The May Bride by Suzannah Dunn

Currently Listening:

Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming

Up Next:

The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell The Distance by Helen Giltrow The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain Genocide of One by Kazuaki Takano The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant Suspicion by Alexandra Monir Things Half in Shadow by Alan Finn The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion Perdita by Hilary Scharper

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Audiobook Review – Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote

Title: Breakfast at Tiffany’s Author: Truman Capote Narrator: Michael C. Hall ISBN: B00HX17M3M Audiobook Length: 2 hours, 52 minutes Genre: Fiction Origins: Mine. All mine. Release Date: 1 November 1958 Bottom Line: Much darker than I expected, which I really liked Synopsis: “Golden Globe-winning actor Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under) performs Truman Capote’s…

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Book Review – The Secrets of Life and Death by Rebecca Alexander

The Secrets of Life and Death by Rebecca Alexander

Title: The Secrets of Life and Death Author: Rebecca Alexander ISBN: 978-0-8041-4068-3 No. of Pages: 384 Genre: Science Fiction Origins: Broadway Books Release Date: 7 October 2014 Bottom Line: Eh. Just okay. Synopsis: “In modern day England, Professor Felix Guichard is called in to identify occult symbols found on the corpse of a young girl….

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Book Review – Horrorstör by Grady Hendrix

Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix

Title: Horrorstör Author: Grady Hendrix ISBN: 978-1-59474-526-3 No. of Pages: 256 Genre: Horror Origins: Quirk Books Release Date: 23 September 2014 Bottom Line: You’ll never think of big box shopping the same way again! Synopsis: “Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Columbus, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring…

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It’s Monday, November 17th! What Are You Reading?

What Are You Reading?

Hosted by Sheila from Book Journey, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. Finished Last Week: Currently Reading: Currently Listening: Up Next:    What are you reading?

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The Sunday Salon – November 16th Edition

The Sunday Salon

Brrrrr….I go away to Mexico for a business trip and come home to freezing temperatures and snow. I was fine with the freezing temperatures. I am not so fine with the snow. It was beautiful watching it fall, but having to drive in it this morning was a very rude awakening. It doesn’t seem that…

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Book Review – Lives in Ruin by Marilyn Johnson

Lives in Ruin by Marilyn Johnson

Title: Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble Author: Marilyn Johnson ISBN: 9780062127181 No. of Pages: 288 Genre: Nonfiction Origins: Harper Books Release Date: 11 November 2014 Bottom Line: Truly excellent Synopsis: “Pompeii, Machu Picchu, the Valley of the Kings, the Parthenon—the names of these legendary archaeological sites conjure up romance…

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Book Review – Citizens Creek by Lalita Tademy

Citizens Creek by Lalita Tademy

Title: Citizens Creek Author: Lalita Tademy ISBN: 9781476753034 No. of Pages: 432 Genre: Historical Fiction Origins: Atria Publishing Release Date: 4 November 2014 Bottom Line: Fascinating piece of history Synopsis: “Cow Tom, born into slavery in Alabama in 1810 and sold to a Creek Indian chief before his tenth birthday, possessed an extraordinary gift: the…

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It’s Monday, November 10th! What Are You Reading?

What Are You Reading?

Hosted by Sheila from Book Journey, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind. Finished Last Week: Did Not Finish: I used to love the Jack Ryan series when I was younger. There was something about how…

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Book Review – Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger

Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger

Title: Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School #3) Author: Gail Carriger ISBN: 9780316190275 No. of Pages: 304 Genre: Young Adult; Science Fiction Origins: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Release Date: 4 November 2014 Bottom Line: I adore this series and think it keeps getting stronger. Synopsis: “Sophronia continues her second year at finishing school in…

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