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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

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 Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
Andrea Wulf
Progress: 2 %
The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %
Queen's Gambit: A Novel
Elizabeth Fremantle
Progress: 22 %
1913: The Eve of War
Paul Ham
Progress: 20 %
The William Shakespeare Detective Agency: The Dark Lady (The William Shakespeare Detective Agency Book 2)
Colin Falconer
Progress: 15 %

September Book a Day #2: School Setting

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J.K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré To Serve Them All My Days - R.F. Delderfield Daddy-Long-Legs - Jean Webster Anne of the Island - L.M. Montgomery

It's hard to beat Harry Potter for a school setting, but here for honorable mention I include R.F. Delderfield's To Serve Them All My Days (set at a British boarding school from 1919 to 1940 - from the point of view of one of the teachers), Jean Webster's Daddy Long-Legs, and L.M. Montgomery's Anne of the Island, in which Anne Shirley goes away to college, which is probably my favorite in that entire series.