Books I've Read

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Date Read (from) - 2014-12-03
Date Read (thru) - 2014-01-01

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2014-12-03 2 The Getaway Car
(Westlake, Donald E. - 2014)
Essays Collection of various non-fiction. Presentations to writerly groups, letters to various people and organizations, etc.  
2014-12-02 6 Grandma Gatewood's Walk
(Montgomery, Ben - 2014)
Non-fiction 67 year old great grandmother, Emma Gatewood became the first female thru-hiker on the Appalachian Trail in 1955.  
2014-12-01 6 The Golem and the Jinni
(Wecker, Helene - 2013)
Magical/Mystical Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for February 2015. Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic and dies at sea on the voyage from Poland. Ahmad is a jinni, a being of fire born in the ancient Syrian desert, trapped in an old copper flask, and released in New York City, though still not entirely free.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-11-03 5 Dragonfly In Amber
(Gabaldon, Diana - 1993)
Fantasy Suggested By: Author.
$5.37 Kindle book. Outlander Book 2. It's now 1968, and Claire Beauchamp Randall has returned to Inverness, Scotland, with her daughter, Brianna. This is Claire's first visit back since she and husband Frank visited 22 years before--when she walked through a Druid stone circle into the middle of the 18th century.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-11-02 5 We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
(Foster, Karen Joy - 2013)
Fiction Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for December 2014. Rosemary Cooke's family wasn't like other families. She bounces back and forth in time to tell us about it.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-11-01 6 Personal
(Child, Lee - 2014)
Crime/Mystery Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light. The bullet was American. The government brings in Jack Reacher to help find one of the primary suspects, whom Jack put in jail 16 years before.  
2014-10-04 6 Outlander
(Gabaldon, Diana - 1991)
Fantasy Suggested By: Friend.
$5.37 Kindle book. Outlander Book 1. The first in a series of eight historical multi-genre novels.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-10-03 3 The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains
(Gaiman, Neil - 2010)
Youth A tale of travel and darkness with pictures of all kinds.  
2014-10-02 6 The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
(Baker, Tiffany - 2009)
Magical/Mystical By the author of "Mercy Snow". Truly and Serena Jane are separated--Serena Jane to live a life of privilege as the future May Queen and Truly to live on the outskirts of town on the farm of the town sadsack, the subject of constant abuse and humiliation at the hands of her peers.  
2014-10-01 6 A Child Called "It"
(Pelzer, Dave - 1995)
Memoir Memoir about a horribly abused boy's life from age 4-12. Teachers and school staff finally acted on evidence of severe abuse and got Dave removed from the care of his psychopath mother and put into foster care.  
2014-09-10 6 Hyperbole and a Half
(Brosh, Allie - 2013)
Essays Imagine if David Sedaris could draw.  
2014-09-09 3 The Humans
(Haig, Matt - 2013)
Fiction Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for November 2014. Alien(s) come to earth to destroy evidence of some mathematical discovery that they apparently don't think we're ready for.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-09-08 4 Where She Went
(Forman, Gayle - 2011)
Youth Sequel to If I Stay. After Mia comes out of her coma, things fall apart with Adam. Told from Adam's perspective.  
2014-09-07 4 The Interestings
(Wolitzer, Meg - 2013)
Fiction Starts at an art camp for teenagers, and follows the kids into middle age. But it's not a summer camp book. It's about the moment when you find your people.  
2014-09-06 6 Mildred Pierce
(Cain, James M. - 1941)
Fiction Set in Glendale, California, in the 1930s, the book is the story of middle-class housewife Mildred Pierce's attempts to maintain her family's social position during the Great Depression.  
2014-09-05 6 Coming Clean
(Miller, Kimberly Rae - 2013)
Memoir Memoir about growing up with parents who are hoarders.  
2014-09-04 5 The Gilly Salt Sisters
(Baker, Tiffany - 2012)
Magical/Mystical By the author of "Mercy Snow". Magic-tinged tale of dreams, family secrets, and betrayals on a New England salt farm.  
2014-09-03 5 A Widow's Walk Off-Grid to Self-Reliance
(Dodds, Anne - 2014)
Memoir An inspiring, true story of Courage and Determination  
2014-09-02 3 The Casual Vacancy
(Rowling, J.K. - 2012)
Fiction A tough, ambitious book full of heartbreak and grim social commentary about the smugness of the haves and the desperation of the have-nots.  
2014-09-01 5 Looking for Salvation at the Dairy Queen
(Gilmore, Susan Gregg - 2009)
Fiction Amazon.com recommendation because I searched for Ya Ya Sisterhood and Fannie Flagg. It's the early 1970s. The town of Ringgold, Georgia, has a population of 1,923, one traffic light, one Dairy Queen, and one Catherine Grace Cline.  
2014-08-07 5 My Seinfeld Year
(Stoller, Fred - 2012)
Memoir Suggested By: Movie/TV.
$.99 Kindle book. You'd know Fred Stoller if you saw him. He has appeared on practically every great sitcom you've ever seen - Everybody Loves Raymond, Friends, and Murphy Brown just to name a few. But he has never been a regular on a series, always the guest star. And he was a writer for one season of Seinfeld.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-08-06 3 Things That Divide Us
(da Silva, Rachel (editor) - 1985)
Short Stories "This is an anthology of fiction by women that addresses both the positive aspects of diversity among women and the destructive effects of misunderstanding and separation."  
2014-08-05 5 Fugue State
(Piper, Steffan - 2012)
Memoir Suggested By: Unknown.
Broke and down on his luck, Sebastien robs a grocery store, making off with nearly $4,000. His image is all over the television within hours, but before Sebastien can be arrested, a drunk driver smashes into his Jeep in the middle of town. Things couldn't get much worse until a Marine recruiter who witnesses the accident gives Sebastien a ride home and a way out.
 
2014-08-04 6 Seconds
(O'Malley, Bryan Lee - 2014)
Graphic Novel Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for September 2014. Graphic novel for B&B. Written by the Scott Pilgrim guy. It's about a 20-something gal who runs a restaurant and wants to open a new restaurant all her own. And then weird things start happening. Like a house spirit handing out history-changing magic mushrooms.
Source: Library.
 
2014-08-03 4 Gender Failure
(Coyote, Ivan E. and Rae Spoon - 2014)
Essays Ivan and Rae expose and explore their failed attempts at fitting into the gender binary.  
2014-08-03 5 The Journal of Best Practices
(Finch, David - 2012)
Memoir Suggested By: Amazon.com.
$2.14 Kindle Book. A memoir of marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to be a Better Husband. Autism Spectrum. Autistic. Asperger's syndrome.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-08-01 5 The Shining Girls
(Beukes, Lauren - 2013)
SciFi Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for October 2014. Kirby is the last shining girl, one of the bright young women, burning with potential, whose lives Harper is destined to snuff out after he stumbles on a House in Depression-era Chicago that opens on to other times. In this genre-bending novel, Beukes never explains the origins of this evil house or how it manages to transport Harper from year to year.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-07-07 7 The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
(Jackson, Joshilyn - 2008)
Magical/Mystical While Laurel's life seems neatly on track--a passionate marriage, a treasured daughter, and a lovely home in suburban Victorianna--everything she holds dear is suddenly thrown into question the night she is visited by the ghost of a her 13-year old neighbor Molly Dufresne.  
2014-07-06 6 The Graveyard Book
(Gaiman, Neil - 2008)
Magical/Mystical Nobody "Bod" is raised by ghosts in a graveyard after his parents and sister are killed by a mysterious creepy guy.  
2014-07-05 4 The Last Coyote
(Connelly, Michael - 1995)
Crime/Mystery Harry Bosch is on leave for putting his commanding officer's face thru a glass office wall. He decides to investigate the case of his mother's 1961 murder during his time off duty.  
2014-07-04 5 The Concrete Blonde
(Connelly, Michael - 1994)
Crime/Mystery Bosch is on trial for the shooting of "The Dollmaker" serial killer when a new victim turns up encased in concrete.  
2014-07-03 3 The Hurricane Sisters
(Frank, Benton Dorothea - 2014)
Chick Lit Drama within a South Carolinian family. Grandma dotes too much on her perfect (and dead) oldest daughter at the expense of her surviving adult daughter, who in turn is too critical of her own daughter and gay son. Dad is developing a wandering eye in his middle age, alone all week at work up in NYC. Throw in some domestic abuse and a stroke for spice.  
2014-07-02 5 A Long Time Gone
(White, Karen - 2014)
Chick Lit Vivi returns home to Mississippi after a bad divorce to find the mother who abandonned her as a child but who doesn't remember a thing.  
2014-06-09 6 The Gods of Guilt
(Connelly, Michael - 2013)
Crime/Mystery 5th Mickey Haller / Lincoln Lawyer book. Mickey Haller picks up a case defending a pimp accused of killing a prostitute, and then the victim turns out to be a former client.  
2014-06-08 6 Never Go Back
(Child, Lee - 2013)
Crime/Mystery Since talking to Maj. Susan Turner on the telephone from South Dakota in 2010's 61 Hours, the former military cop has been heading to the Virginia headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP, in hopes of meeting her.  
2014-06-07 7 Mercy Snow
(Baker, Tiffany - 2014)
Magical/Mystical Drama in an old New England mill town between the "white trash" and the mill owner and his family.  
2014-06-06 4 Firefly Lane
(Hannah, Kristin - 2006)
Chick Lit Suggested By: Unknown.
$3.22 Kindle book. In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the "coolest girl in the world" moves in across the street and wants to be her friend. On the surface they are as opposite as two people can be, but by summer's end they've become TullyandKate. Inseparable.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-06-04 5 Greyhound
(Piper, Steffan - 2010)
Fiction Ushered out from his Stockton, California home by his emotionally detached mother and her latest boyfriend, twelve-year-old Sebastien Ranes must fend for himself and travel two thousand miles across the country. He is on his way to live with his grandmother and sister in Pennsylvania. Along the way, he will learn that sometimes caring, guidance and understanding can come from some unlikely people.  
2014-06-03 3 Murder with Peacocks
(Andrews, Donna - 1999)
Crime/Mystery Meg has gone back to her hometown of Yorktown, Virginia to be the Maid-Of-Honor in three back to back summer weddings. Relying on her notebook-that-tells-her-when-to-breathe, Meg takes the summer off from her business to plan and manage every detail for each wedding.  
2014-06-02 7 Orange is the New Black
(Kerman, Piper - 2010)
Memoir Chronicles her brief life of crime and subsequent stint in a federal lockup.  
2014-06-01 3 The John Lennon Letters
(Lennon, John (edited by Hunter Davies) - 2012)
Non-fiction To Paul and Linda, post-Beatles: "in spite of it all love to you both." Revealing bits from a great mind.  
2014-05-09 4 Cooking with Fernet Branca
(Hamilton-Patterson, James - 2004)
Humorous Gerald Samper, an effete English snob, has his own private hilltop in Tuscany, where he wiles away his time working as a ghostwriter for celebrities and inventing wholly original culinary concoctions-including ice cream made with garlic and the bitter, herb-based liqueur of the book's title. Gerald's idyll is shattered by the arrival of Marta, on the run from a crime-riddled former soviet republic. A series of hilarious misunderstandings brings this odd couple into ever closer and more disastrous proximity.  
2014-05-08 6 Firewall
(Mankell, Henning - 2002)
Crime/Mystery A man dies in front of an ATM, two young women slaughter an elderly taxi driver. As Wallander investigates, he uncovers a sinister plan to bring the Western world to its knees.  
2014-05-07 8 The Fault In Our Stars
(Green, John - 2012)
Fiction Hazel Grace Lancaster meets Augustus Waters in Cancer Kids support group and her life changes.  
2014-05-06 6 The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
(Walton, Leslye - 2014)
Magical/Mystical Suggested By: Author.
$1.07 Kindle book. Recommended by Sarah Addison Allen: "loving its magical tone - very reminiscent of the old-school magical realism of Like Water for Chocolate and Chocolat..." Ava -- in all other ways a normal girl -- is born with the wings of a bird. In a quest to understand her peculiar disposition and a growing desire to fit in with her peers, sixteen-year old Ava ventures into the wider world, ill-prepared for what she might discover and naive to the twisted motives of others.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-05-05 6 A Wanted Man
(Child, Lee - 2012)
Crime/Mystery Four people in a car, hoping to make Chicago by morning. One man driving, eyes on the road. Another man next to him, telling stories that don't add up. A woman in the back, silent and worried. And next to her, a huge man with a broken nose, hitching a ride east to Virginia. An hour behind them, a man lies stabbed to death in an old pumping station.  
2014-05-04 7 A Week in Winter
(Binchy, Maeve - 2012)
Magical/Mystical Intertwining stories championing strong women. Those who pass through the Stone House experience a kind of transformational magic: the fulfillment of a dream, the discovery of one's true self, the chance for redemption. Book like a love letter to life in tiny villages in Ireland.  
2014-05-03 7 Silo 49: Flying Season for the Mis-Recorded
(Christy, Ann - 2014)
Post-Apocalyptic Suggested By: Other.
$.99 Kindle book. Elizabeth the Other, born to the silo and living under the stain of her father's actions, has no one. She is alone, untouchable and unloved. Her only outlet is 25 Drums, the place where teen shadows mix, mingle and find a mate. Inspired by Hugh Howey's Silo/Wool/Shift/Dust series.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-05-02 3 Call the Midwife: Shadows of the Workhouse
(Worth, Jennifer - 2005)
Memoir Suggested By: Movie/TV.
$2.14 Kindle book. The Midwife Trilogy Book 2. The true stories of the people Worth met who grew up in the dreaded workhouse, a Dickensian institution that limped on into the middle of the twentieth century.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-05-01 6 Edward Adrift
(Lancaster, Craig - 2013)
Fiction When his friend Donna calls with news that her son Kyle is in trouble, Edward leaves his comfort zone in Billings, Montana, and drives to visit them in Boise, where he discovers Kyle has morphed from a sweet kid into a sullen adolescent. Inspired by dreams of the past, Edward goes against his routine and decides to drive to a small town in Colorado where he once spent a summer with his father?bringing Kyle along as his road trip companion.  
2014-04-07 4 The Dinner
(Koch, Herman - 2009)
Fiction Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for June 2014. A family dinner with a lot of tension.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-04-06 6 Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times
(Worth, Jennifer - 2002)
Memoir Suggested By: Movie/TV.
The Midwife Trilogy Book 1.
 
2014-04-05 7 600 Hours of Edward
(Lancaster, Craig - 2012)
Fiction Suggested By: Amazon.com.
A thirty-nine-year-old with Asperger's syndrome and obsessive-compulsive disorder, Edward Stanton lives alone on a rigid schedule in the Montana town where he grew up. But when a single mother and her nine-year-old son move in across the street, Edward's timetable comes undone. Autism Spectrum. Autistic. Asperger's syndrome.
Source: Borrowed/Friend.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-04-04 6 The Affair
(Child, Lee - 2011)
Crime/Mystery Prequel to the series. Reacher is sent down to Mississippi to monitor the investigation of a murder near an army base. The controversy resulted in his expulsion from the army.  
2014-04-03 6 Between, Georgia
(Jackson, Joshilyn - 2006)
Chick Lit Nonny Frett has two families: the Fretts, who stole her and raised her right, and the Crabtrees, who lost her and can?t forget that they?ve been done wrong.  
2014-04-02 5 Silo 49: Dark Till Dawn
(Christy, Ann - 2013)
Post-Apocalyptic Suggested By: Other.
$1.99 Kindle book. Lillian and Leo, cousins and best friends, enter the lists for the 89th Race in Silo 49. The singular honor of running outside, with no walls and no boundaries, is the prize they seek. Inspired by Hugh Howey's Silo/Wool/Shift/Dust series.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-04-01 3 Flight Behavior
(Kingsolver, Barbara - 2012)
Fiction Some farmer's wife in Appalachia got knocked up and never got to leave town. They're on the verge of losing their farm, and apparently she has some kind of epiphany when she sees a bunch of butterflies (which also apparently, she can't "understand". It's. A. Bunch. Of. Butterflies. Sheesh!)  
2014-03-10 4 Lexicon
(Barry, Max - 2013)
SciFi Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for May 2014. At an exclusive training school at an undisclosed location outside Washington, D.C., students are taught to control minds, to wield words as weapons.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-03-09 5 Let The Hurricane Rage
(Lane, Rose Wilder - 1933)
Fiction Young Charles and his shy wife Caroline go west to the Dakotas for the promise of a free homestead if they can work it for five years.  
2014-03-08 3 Sweet Tea and Jesus Shoes
(Ball, Donna and others - 2000)
Short Stories Suggested By: Other.
$1.99 Kindle book. Authors include Donna Ball, Sandra Chastain, Debra Dixon, Virginia Ellis, Nancy Knight, and Deborah Smith. Southern short stories.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-03-07 5 The Trouble With Magic
(Chew, Ruth - 1976)
Magical/Mystical He's short and tubby. He wears a funny hat and carries a magic umbrella. He pals around with a sea serpent named George. He can make the most wonderful magic sometimes. When the wizard sets up housekeeping in their attic, Barbara and her brother Rick discover that magic can also be a very tricky thing.  
2014-03-06 4 The Firefly Dance
(Allen, Sarah Addison and Augusta Trobaugh, and Kathryn Magendie, and Phyllis Schieber - 2011)
Short Stories Not sure what this was. A randomly cobbled together set of "southern lady author" short stories and novellas? I got it for the Sarah Addison Allen.  
2014-03-05 3 Shovel Ready
(Sternbergh, Adam - 2014)
Post-Apocalyptic ShelleyM found a good review in EW. Neo-noir about a garbage-man-turned-hit-man. Before things fell apart he worked in sanitation, and he's still cleaning up other peoples' messes. It's also post-apocalyptic.  
2014-03-04 7 Eleanor & Park
(Rowell, Rainbow - 2013)
Youth Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for June 2014. Young love between two misfits.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-03-03 3 The Things They Carried
(O'Brien, Tim - 1990)
Fiction Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for March 2014. The Things They Carried depicts the men of Alpha Company: Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the character Tim O?Brien, who has survived his tour in Vietnam to become a father and writer at the age of forty-three.
Source: Library.
Format: Paperback.
 
2014-03-02 5 Life After Life
(Atkinson, Kate - 2013)
Fiction Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for February 2014. She grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-03-01 4 The Museum of Extraordinary Things
(Hoffman, Alice - 2014)
Fiction Coralie Sardie is the daughter of the sinister impresario behind The Museum of Extraordinary Things, a Coney Island boardwalk freak show that thrills the masses. An exceptional swimmer, Coralie appears as the Mermaid in her father's 'museum', alongside performers like the Wolfman, the Butterfly Girl, and a one-hundred-year-old turtle.  
2014-02-08 6 The Days of Anna Madrigal
(Maupin, Armistead - 2014)
GLBT Anna Madrigal is aging. Michael and Ben are making plans to go to Burning Man with Jake and his boyfriend. Brian meets a woman during his cross-country RV travels. Shawna makes a big decision. Historical events are revealed.  
2014-02-07 6 Magic In the Park
(Chew, Ruth - 1972)
Youth Jennifer and her family move from the country to Brooklyn. She befriends neighbor, Mike. They find magic in the park: a mysterious bird man, a magical with trees that turn them into birds, islands with menacing tunnels, and more.  
2014-02-06 7 Garden Spells
(Allen, Sarah Addison - 2007)
Magical/Mystical Claire Waverly lives a quiet life in a small southern town catering with a specialty in using the magical powers in edible flowers. Her sister, Sydney, returns to their hometown after a ten-year absence. She brings along her young daughter and some dark secrets.  
2014-02-05 9 The Sugar Queen
(Allen, Sarah Addison - 2008)
Magical/Mystical Suggested By: Author.
Josey has settled into an uneventful life in her mother's house, her one consolation is the stockpile of sugary treats and paperback romances she escapes to each night?. Until she finds it harboring none other than local waitress Della Lee Baker, a tough-talking, tenderhearted woman who is one part nemesis?and two parts fairy godmother.
 
2014-02-04 5 Silo 49: Deep Dark
(Christy, Ann - 2013)
Post-Apocalyptic Suggested By: Other.
$1.99 Kindle book. Marina is a Fabricator, a worker of metal, and has been tasked with reclaiming the silver of the silo from private hands to replenish the diminishing vault stocks. Amongst the curiosities turned in, she finds something that should not exist and that begins a search for the most elusive thing in the silo: the truth. Inspired by Hugh Howey's Silo/Wool/Shift/Dust series.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-02-03 4 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
(Adams, Douglas - 1979)
SciFi The old classic.  
2014-02-02 7 The Girl Who Chased the Moon
(Allen, Sarah Addison - 2010)
Magical/Mystical Here are rooms where the wallpaper changes to suit your mood, a grandfather who is a real live giant, and unexplained lights skip across the yard at midnight. A neighbor, Julia Winterson, bakes hope in the form of cakes, not only wishing to satisfy the town's sweet tooth but also dreaming of rekindling the love she fears might be lost forever.  
2014-02-01 4 The Master of Disguise
(Mendez, Antonio J. - 2009)
Memoir Suggested By: Unknown.
$.99 Kindle book. My Secret Life in the CIA. Book from which Ben Affleck got the story for the movie Argo.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-01-17 3 I Shudder
(Rudnick, Paul - 2009)
Essays And other reactions to life, death, and New Jersey.  
2014-01-16 2 Be More Chill
(Vizzini, Ned - 2004)
Youth Awkward teen, Jeremy, isn't getting much play with the ladies. Until he gets a supercomputer brain implant which gives him guidance about how to be more chill.  
2014-01-15 5 No Such Thing As a Witch
(Chew, Ruth - 1971)
Youth New neighbor Maggie Brown has magical ways with fudge and animals.  
2014-01-14 6 Lost Lake
(Allen, Sarah Addison - 2014)
Magical/Mystical After a numbing tragedy, Kate derails the unpleasant new track of her life by going on an adventure to try and find her Great Aunt Eby's resort from where had the best times of her childhood.  
2014-01-13 3 The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
(Murakami, Haruki - 1998)
Fiction Suggested By: Other.
BooksAndBars for January 2014. In a Tokyo suburb a young man named Toru Okada searches for his wife's missing cat. Soon he finds himself looking for his wife as well in a netherworld that lies beneath the placid surface of Tokyo. As these searches intersect, Okada encounters a bizarre group of allies and antagonists: a psychic prostitute; a malevolent yet mediagenic politician; a cheerfully morbid sixteen-year-old-girl; and an aging war veteran who has been permanently changed by the hideous things he witnessed during Japan's forgotten campaign in Manchuria.
Source: Library.
Format: Hardcover.
 
2014-01-12 5 Teen Angst? Naaaaah...
(Vizzini, Ned - 2000)
Youth A Quasi-Autobiography  
2014-01-11 6 Gods in Alabama
(Jackson, Joshilyn - 2005)
Fiction Arlene Fleet heads home to Alabama after promising 10 years earlier that she would leave and never return.  
2014-01-10 6 The Witch's Garden
(Chew, Ruth - 1980)
Youth When a witchy looking lady moves in next door, strange things start happening...Magic fixing mint leaves, magic flying flower petals, magic shrinking watering can, mysterious hole under a bush with a magical creature inside.  
2014-01-09 6 Mostly Magic
(Chew, Ruth - 1982)
Youth A magic folding ladder transporter, and a magic pencil that changes things.  
2014-01-08 6 The Wednesday Witch
(Chew, Ruth - 1969)
Youth A witch with a flying vacuum cleaner.  
2014-01-07 6 The Wishing Tree
(Chew, Ruth - 1980)
Youth Homeless lady sleeps under bridge, but has magic blanket that magically produces food when you unfold it. Tree sucks you into another place when you stick in your fingerarmwholebody.  
2014-01-06 6 Witch's Broom
(Chew, Ruth - 1977)
Youth Amy's mom finds a new blue broom in the backyard. Amy and her friend, Jean, discover that the broom can fly!  
2014-01-05 5 Survival Lessons
(Hoffman, Alice - 2013)
Essays Alice Hoffman's thoughts about life borne out of her experience with cancer.  
2014-01-04 6 Dust
(Howey, Hugh - 2013)
Post-Apocalyptic Suggested By: Author.
The end of the Silo/Wool/Shift/Dust series.
 
2014-01-04   Various - Silo Series
(Howey, Hugh)
Post-Apocalyptic Suggested By: Author.
The story of Wool takes place on a post-apocalyptic Earth. Humanity clings to survival in the Silos, subterranean cities extending over one hundred stories beneath the surface.
  • Wool (July 30, 2011)
  • Wool (July 30, 2011)
  • Wool: Proper Gauge (November 30, 2011)
  • Wool: Casting Off (December 4, 2011)
  • Wool: The Unraveling (December 25, 2011)
  • Wool: The Stranded (January 14, 2012)
  • First Shift: Legacy (April 14, 2012)
  • Second Shift: Order (November 20, 2012)
  • Third Shift: Pact (January 28, 2013)
  • Dust (August 17, 2013)
 
2014-01-03 2 Beezus and Ramona
(Cleary, Beverly - 1955)
Youth Nine-year-old Beezus she struggles to get along with her four-year-old sister, Ramona.  
2014-01-02 6 Silo 49: Going Dark
(Christy, Ann - 2013)
Post-Apocalyptic Suggested By: Other.
$.99 Kindle book. Inspired by Hugh Howey's Silo/Wool/Shift/Dust series. Written by a fan.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
2014-01-01 7 My Own Miraculous
(Jackson, Joshilyn - 2013)
Fiction Suggested By: Author.
$1.04 Kindle book. Short story, prequel to Someone Else's Love Story.
Source: Owned.
Format: eBook.
 
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