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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

August Book a Day #8: Guaranteed to Cheer Me Up

The Eyre Affair - Jasper Fforde Lost in a Good Book - Jasper Fforde Something Rotten - Jasper Fforde First Among Sequels - Jasper Fforde One of Our Thursdays Is Missing (Thursday Next #6) - Jasper Fforde The Well of Lost Plots - Jasper Fforde The Woman Who Died a Lot - Jasper Fforde

Jasper Fforde's tales of Thursday Next, literary detective.  They never fail to crack me up.


Snort-worthy puns.  Fun alternate history.  Phone calls by footnote.  Thursday's pet dodo, Pickwick. Thursday's renegade time-traveler father, and mad scientist uncle.  It's all a massive barrel of fun.