Monday, November 1, 2010

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

Well, at least the to be reviewed list didn't grow this week. Headaches and whatnot really cut into my planned reading and reviewing. Oh well. Can't all be banner weeks! This meme is hosted by Sheila at One Person's Journey Through a World of Books.

Books I completed this week are:

The Love Goddess' Cooking School by Melissa Senate
While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
Hollywood Ending by Lucie Simone

Bookmarks are still living in the middle of:

Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
Great Lakes Nature by Mary Blocksma (this is going to take me all year as I read her year's entries on the corresponding days of this year)
Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese
Corked by Kathryn Borel

Reviews posted this week:

Miss You Most of All by Elizabeth Bass
Room by Emma Donoghue
The Love Goddess' Cooking School by Melissa Senate
The Secret Confessions of Anne Shakespeare by Arliss Ryan

Books still needing to have reviews written (as opposed to the ones that are simply awaiting posting):

The Far Pavilions by M. M. Kaye
The Patience Stone by Atiq Rahimi
Rainy Lake by Mary Rockcastle
Ill-Equipped for a Life of Sex by Jennifer Lehr
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi Durrow
Finding Marco by Kenneth Cancellara
Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
Up From the Blue by Susan Henderson
Sweet Dates in Basra by Jessica Jiji
The Queen of Palmyra by Minrose Gwin
The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli
The Laments by George Hagen
Smart Girls Think Twice by Cathie Linz
Proust's Overcoat by Lorenza Foschini
Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Georgia's Kitchen by Jenny Nelson
A Slender Thread by Katharine Davis
Cooking With Fernet Branca by James Hamilton-Paterson
Keeping the Feast by Paula Butturini
The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Sex, Drugs, and Gelfilte Fish edited by Shana Leibman
Daughter of the Queen of Sheba by Jackie Lyden
The Gerbil Farmer's Daughter by Holly Robinson
Daughter of the Bride by Francesca Segre
Chronicles of a Midlife Crisis by Robyn Harding
Going Away Shoes by Jill McCorkle
Half Empty by David Rakoff
She's Gone Country by Jane Porter
The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart
Huck by Janet Elder
Out of the Shadows by Joanne Rendell
I Know I Am, But What Are You? by Samantha Bee
Never Trust a Rogue by Olivia Drake
After the Fall by Kylie Ladd
Heart With Joy by Steve Cushman
The Lacemakers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri
The Known World by Edward Jones
Victory Over Japan by Ellen Gilchrist
Web of Love by Mary Balogh
Pure Dead Frozen by Debi Gliori
The Best American Travel Writing 2009 edited by Simon Winchester
The Concubine's Daughter by Pai Kit Fai
The Forbidden Daughter by Shobhan Bantwal
The MacKenzies: Cole by Ana Leigh
Dreaming in Chinese by Deborah Fallows
Agnews Grey by Anne Bronte
Running the Books by Avi Steinberg
The Time in Between by David Bergen
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
Before Lunch by Angela Thirkell
The Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez
From Zero to Mastectomy by Jackie Fox
Destiny Unleashed by Sherryl Woods
Grayson by Lynne Cox
What I Thought I Knew by Alice Eve Cohen
While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
Hollywood Ending by Lucie Simone

8 comments:

  1. I feel a lot better about all the reviews that I haven't written.


    Here is mine

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  2. I have to go and read your review for The Love Goddess' Cooking School. I think that one looks good! :)

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  3. Amazing list of books to be reviewed! I'm very impressed. I'm currently finishing an interesting memoir called "Borneo Tom" by author Tom McLaughlin. It’s an engaging and interesting read about one man’s adventures in Asia. It also includes some special illustrations that make you laugh and give you more insight into what you’re reading. A real page turner!

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  4. My to be review list grew. I don't know when I'll ever get it under control.

    Not listed in my post are the ton and a half of peer reviewed journal articles I read. It was otherwise a good mixture of books this week. Here's what I'm reading this week.

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  5. What a lovely mailbox today: EIGHT new books! It's Christmas early here :) I looked at that Love Godddess Cooking School but haven't read your review yet. I had my interest piqued (spelling?) having been to cooking school but there was something holding me back...

    But now to decide whether to delve in to the world of Burracombe or to go offworld into a new Anne McCaffrey...

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  6. What a lovely mailbox today: EIGHT new books! It's Christmas early here :) I looked at that Love Godddess Cooking School but haven't read your review yet. I had my interest piqued (spelling?) having been to cooking school but there was something holding me back...

    But now to decide whether to delve in to the world of Burracombe or to go offworld into a new Anne McCaffrey...

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  7. My review list didnt grow either, thankful for small mercies LOL. Can't remember whether I checked out your review of Room so I'm off to have a look. Have a great week and hope you feel a bit better this week :)

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