Friday, September 04, 2009

August In Review

In the month of August I read 36 books, which brings my total books read for the year to 273.

Young Adult Reads:
The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen
Devilish by Maureen Johnson
Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse by Kaleb Nation
Skinned by Robin Wasserman
Nobody's Prize by Esther Friesner
Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
The Bride's Farewell by Meg Rosoff
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken
A Step from Heaven by An Na
Willow by Julia Hoban
Fade by Lisa McMann
Nobody's Princess by Esther Friesner
Black Maria by Diana Wynne Jones
Miracle's Boys by Jacqueline Woodson
Property by Valerie Martin
Incantation by Alice Hoffman

Graphic Novels:
Fables - Volume 12: The Dark Ages by Bill Willingham
Janes in Love by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg
Beowulf by Gareth Hinds

Non-Fiction:
Bamboo Cage: The P.O.W. Diary of Flight Lieutenant Robert Wyse, 1942-1943 Edited by Jonathan F. Vance
13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time by Michael Brooks
Wanderlust and Lipstick: The Essential Guide for Women Traveling Solo by Beth Whitman
Becoming Jane: The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen Edited by Anne Newgarden
The Unmentionable History of the West by Nancy Millar
Jane Austen by Carol Shields

Adult Fiction:
Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs (Alpha & Omega Series, Book 2)
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
5th Horseman by James Patterson (The Women's Murder Club Series, Book 5)
The 6th Target by James Patterson (The Women's Murder Club Series, Book 6)
The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy
Forests of the Heart by Charles de Lint
The Piano Teacher by Janice Lee
Fire by Kristin Cashore
Haunted by Kelley Armstrong (Women of the Otherworld Series)
Living with the Dead by Kelley Armstrong (Women of the Otherworld Series)

Audio Book:
Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace (Betsy-Tacy Series, Book 1)

Manga:
Dramacon Vol. 3 by Svetlana Chmakova

My Favourite Reads for August:
Willow by Julia Hoban
Fables - Volume 12: The Dark Ages by Bill Willingham
Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs (Alpha & Omega Series, Book 2)
Fire by Kristin Cashore
The Piano Teacher by Janice Lee

And, of course Haunted by Kelley Armstrong (Women of the Otherworld Series) and Living with the Dead by Kelley Armstrong (Women of the Otherworld Series).

14 comments:

  1. Wow you read some awesome books! And you read TS Spivet! That looks like such a cool cool book! I really need to get it...glad to see that you enjoyed Willow so much :D I thought it was perfectly done! REally liked that one!

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  2. Holy cow! That's a lot!

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  3. 36?? 273?? Wow...

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  4. My goodness! How do you do it? Did you have yourself cloned? Because that is totally cheating if so =) Heehee!

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  5. Some interesting sounding non-fictions there. Particularly like the sound of Wanderlust and Lipstick.

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  6. You are clearly crazy and out-of-control....a person I definitely LIKE!!!! Wow..275..you seriously are my hero!

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  7. I am impressed by the shear number of books you read in one month as well as the titles. Geez, how do you do it?
    I am inspired!

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  8. How the hell do you do it, Kelly?!!

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  9. I wish I could read as quickly as you do! You get through so many, many books.

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  10. You are just plain scary with your reviews. I want to read as many books as you do! (I maintain my view that you must have more than 24 hours in a day to get so much reading done and still have a life and all.)

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  11. Holy bejesus girl! That amount of reading is completely incredible - lots of good stuff there too! I'm feeling slightly inferior with my august book count of 4 ;)

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  12. Wow, you've read a lot of books!

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  13. 36?!?! *fainted*

    Well done! :)

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  14. Wow, if I read 10 in a month I think I have done well LOL some great reads there

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