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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 #7: Novel for National Chocolate Day

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

I only had a narrow choice for this one: it was either the Roald Dahl classic, or a work of non-fiction, which kind of flew against the concept of "novel"!

 

The early 70s movie version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is fun, the remake is, uh, weird (Tim Burton, need I say more?), but the original novel, and its sequel, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, are much better than either.  Don't grow up without them.