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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition
Paul Watson
Progress: 6 %
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Ed Yong
Progress: 40 %
Wizard's First Rule
Terry Goodkind
Progress: 49 %
Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
Tracy Borman
Progress: 14 %
Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski
Progress: 20 %
The Hanover Square Affair
Ashley Gardner
Progress: 10 %
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages

April Roundup

Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot, #15) - Agatha Christie The Difference Engine - William Gibson The Doorbell Rang - Rex Stout, Stuart M. Kaminsky The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act - Clay Risen A Dangerous Inheritance - Alison Weir

Well, I only finished three books this month - Cards on the Table, The Difference Engine, and The Doorbell Rang.  However, I had one book I abandoned - A Dangerous Inheritance - and two of the books I have in progress are rather long - The Pickwick Papers and The Bill of the Century.


Best read of the month: Pickwick Papers, which is a reread. 


Best new read: The Bill of the Century.


Strangest: The Difference Engine.


Worst: A Dangerous Inheritance.  I wanted a historical novel about Lady Catherine Grey, and got Richard III taking up half the time, plus unwanted bonus ghosts.


Ah, well, could have been worse.