Bookish Update: January 2014

bookish update jan 2014

Currently reading: Alan Bradley, The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

Books read in January:

  1. Mary Miley, The Impersonator
  2. Julia Quinn, Just Like Heaven
  3. Chris Wooding, Retribution Falls
  4. Elizabeth Hay, Late Nights on Air
  5. Katherine Reay, Dear Mr. Knightley
  6. Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance
  7. Max Barry, Lexicon
  8. D.E. Stevenson, The Two Mrs. Abbotts
  9. Emma Newman, Between Two Thorns
  10. Susanna Kearsley, The Shadowy Horses
  11. Charlotte Mosley, ed., The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh

Favorite: Retribution Falls — I really, really liked this action-packed novel about swashbuckling sky pirates! I’m excited to read more in the series.

Least favorite: Dear Mr. Knightley — I wasn’t a fan of the writing style, and the Daddy-Long-Legs-inspired plot REALLY didn’t translate well to the 21st century!

Books acquired in January:

  1. D.E. Stevenson, The Two Mrs. Abbotts
  2. Lorna Goodison, By Love Possessed: Stories
  3. Mary Doria Russell, Doc
  4. Sarah Addison Allen, Lost Lake
  5. Nicholas Blake, Thou Shell of Death
  6. Phoebe Atwood Taylor (writing as Alice Tilton), The Cut Direct
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