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SusannaG

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

I have spent the evening amusing myself (by reading Mod the Sims' Sims 4 threads, which I was behind on - the game drops September 2 US/4 EU/5 UK and is looking like it's going to be a legendary train wreck - which reminds me I need to stock up on popcorn for the event), and depressing myself (reading GR's Feedback forum).  So here I am for something pleasant that isn't black humor.

 

And then I'll be off to bed with a book.  I'll be in 1662 London, trying not to get killed  So far our hero (an out-of-work spy) has found two dead bodies, been shot at, threatened with daggers, and heard some scurious gossip about Lady Castlemaine.  This was just in chapter one!  Will the plague show up next?  My inquiring mind wants to know.