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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

September Book a Day #6: Best Short Story Collection(s)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes -  Arthur Conan Doyle The Pastures of Heaven - John Steinbeck The Science Fiction Hall of Fame: Volume 2A - Robert A. Heinlein, H.G. Wells, Jack Williamson, Cordwainer Smith, Ben Bova, Poul Anderson, Lester del Rey, Eric Frank Russell, C.M. Kornbluth, C.L. Moore, John W. Campbell Jr., Theordore Sturgeon, Henry Kuttner When the People Fell - Cordwainer Smith The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More - Roald Dahl I Sing the Body Electric! & Other Stories - Ray Bradbury The World of Jeeves - P.G. Wodehouse A Gladiator Dies Only Once - Steven Saylor Lord Peter - Dorothy L. Sayers

I've enjoyed all of these collections over the years, and find it hard to play favorites.


ETA: That second book is The Pastures of Heaven, by John Steinbeck; the cover is rather fuzzy, but I can't find a better one at the moment.