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This page was last updated 10-18-21.

CURRENTLY READING:

The Future Dictionary of America, edited by Jonathan Safran Foer

Still Foolin' 'Em, by Billy Crystal


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PENDING ARRIVAL ON MY SHELF

The Secret Life of Cows, by Rosamund Young (bookray by travelina)


ABOUT ME

Bibliophile, ailurophile, cruciverbalist, Christian, liberal, parent, animal lover, BookCrosser!


A FEW OF MY OTHER FAVORITE SITES:

My Library Thing Page!

The Word Detective

McKays Used Books & More (My favorite book source, located in NC)

The Free Rice Site (Take vocabulary quiz - earn rice for needy people!)

Cracked.com is hilarious and informative!


BOOKS READ IN 2021:
1. You Slay Me, by Katie MacAlister
2. Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping, by Judith Levine
3. Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade, by Patrick Dennis
4. Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah
5. This Time Love, by Elizabeth Lowell
6. Astro Turf: The Private Life of Rocket Science, by M. G. Lord
7. Wacky Laws, Weird Decisions, and Strange Statutes, by Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts, K. R. Hobbie, Ted LeValliant, Marcel Theroux
8. The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and Fowl Obsession, by Mark Obmascik
9. Father Damien: Hawaii's Saint, by Rene Berthier and Marie-Helene Sigaut
10. The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, by Kim Michele Richardson
11. The Memory Keeper's Daughter, by Kim Edwards (going to hyphen8 in the Wish List Tag game)
12. Darkly Dreaming Dexter, by Jeff Lindsay
13. Jacob's Folly, by Rebecca Miller
14. The Returned, by Jason Mott
15. Full Dark House, by Christopher Fowler
16. Takedown Twenty, by Janet Evanovich
17. The Woman Who Died a Lot, by Jasper Fforde
18. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
19. Dry Storeroom No. 1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum, by Richard Fortey
20. Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness, by Joshua Wolf Shenk (audio book)
21. Superstud: Or How I Became a 24-Year-Old Virgin, by Paul Feig
22. Let the Journey Begin: God's Roadmap for New Beginnings, by Max Lucado
23. His Excellency: George Washington, by Joseph J. Ellis
24. Plum Lucky, by Janet Evanovich
25. The Geographer's Library, by John Fasman
26. The Fourth Bear, by Jasper Fforde
27. The Punishment She Deserves, by Elizabeth George
28. Johnny Tremain, by Esther Forbes
29. As They Were, by M. F. K. Fisher
30. Stories of the Old South, edited by Ben Forkner and Patrick Samway
31. Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel
32. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, by Anne Fadiman
33. The Pleasure Book, by Julius Fast
34. Man after Man, by Dougal Dixon
35. Every Man Dies Alone, by Hans Fallada
36. If I Stay, by Gayle Forman
37. Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman, by Richard Feynman
38. The Lives of the Saints, by Omer Englebert
39. The Stolen Throne, by David Gaider
40. The Calling, by David Gaider
41. The Masked Empire, by Patrick Weekes
42. The October List, by Jeffrey Deaver


BOOKS READ IN 2020:
1. The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking, by Matthew Hutson
2. Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, by Daniel G. Amen
3. The Greedy Bastard Diary: A Comic Tour of America, by Eric Idle
4. Eat This: 1,001 Things to Eat Before You Diet, by Ian Jackman (read about half of it...)
5. The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway
6. My Movie Business: A Memoir, by John Irving
7. Setting Free the Bears, by John Irving
8. Shining Through, by Susan Isaacs
9. Science Goes to the Dogs, by S. Harris
10. Listening is an Act of Love, Edited by Dave Isay
11. Between, Georgia, by Joshilyn Jackson
12. The Prestige, by Christopher Priest
13. What Happens in London, by Julia Quinn
14. The Explosexuawesome Career Guide, by Mose Hayward
15. Still Life with Bread Crumbs, by Anna Quindlen
16. Whispers of Heaven, by Candace Proctor
17. The Ha-Ha, by Dave King
18. The Encyclopedia of Bad Taste, by Jane & Michael Stern
19. Rise and Shine, by Anna Quindlen
20. The Most of P. G. Wodehouse, by P. G. Wodehouse
21. How I Became a Famous Novelist, by Steve Hely
22. Some Tame Gazelle, by Barbara Pym
23. Medicine: A History of Healing, edited by Roy Porter (actually read about half of it)
24. Here Speeching American, by Kathryn Petras and Ross Petras
25. The Tragedy of Arthur, by Arthur Phillips
26. Lone Wolf, by Jodi Picoult
27. Coming Home, by Rosamunde Pilcher
28. The Chemist, by Stephenie Meyer
29. Songs of the Humpback Whale, by Jodi Picoult
30. The Woman in the Window, by A. J. Finn
31. House Rules, by Jodi Picoult
32. The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath
33. The Pact, by Jodi Picoult
34. Call and Response, by T. R. Pearson (reread)
35. Heart in the Right Place, by Carolyn Jourdan
36. Blue Calhoun, by Reynolds Price
37. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult
38. Eden Burning, by Belva Plain
39. Ten Great Mysteries by Edgar Allan Poe, by Edgar Allan Poe
40. Mark Twain: A Life, by Ron Powers
41. The Mockingbird, by Robin Doughty
42. Waking Up White, by Debby Irving
43. Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, by Anna Quindlen
44. Tongues of Angels, by Reynolds Price
45. The Tenth Circle, by Jodi Picoult
46. American Christmases: Firsthand Accounts of Holiday Happenings from Early Days to Modern Times, edited by Joanne Martell
47. Laura Rider's Masterpiece, by Jane Hamilton
48. The Preservationist, by David Maine
49. Terrible Lizard, by Deborah Cadbury

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