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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

Trio for Blunt Instruments
Rex Stout
Progress: 20 %
A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael
Ellis Peters
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 Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Amy Stewart
The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %

Book a Day #5: Favorite Food Novel

The Little White Horse - Elizabeth Goudge

The Little White Horse, a YA novel by Elizabeth Goudge from the 1946 (a Carnegie Medal winner, and apparently one of J.K. Rowling's favorites while growing up, as it was mine) was the first thing I thought of.


Set in the 1830s, The Little White Horse is about a young orphan, Maria, who comes to live with her uncle, an eccentric bachelor.  His chef, Marmaduke Scarlet, a tiny but fierce man, rules the kitchen, and produces the most delicious-sounding food (it even cures her governess's rampant indigestion).  I'm always hungry while reading this book!