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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 Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages
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May 2018
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Since this is a re-read for me, and I stand by my original review/rating, this post will serve as my final reading update. A...
May 2018
08
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Author and bully Faleena Hopkins has successfully gotten books removed from Amazon even though their use of the word "cocky" ...
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I'm free for the summer :D
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I was angry with my aunt for almost a year after receiving the diaries, as I oscillated between the version of history I taug...
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My historical romance Firefly was published by Pageant Books in 1988. For a variety of reasons, it had lousy distribution an...
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It does not. It was shocking for him to hear me reinforce this, and insist that something be done on my terms. He's supp...
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I adore figure skating and I liked the previous 2 entries in this series. I ended up disappointed. The inaccuracies bothered ...
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In my unofficial quest to read all of Anna Katherine Green's work, The Circular Study is my first Amelia Butterworth mystery....
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From a column in NewScientist magazine (which is, unfortunately, behind a paywall, sorry)**: Meanwhile, chimeras are possi...
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That was the consensus after saying I won't. I should. So I'll be moving in September. My brother 'isn't sure' he can ...
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This is a bit too much for me. I don't feel engaged with any of the characters (the biographer, the daughter, the mender, the...
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Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is reliable, dull, trustworthy - a proper young lady who knows her pl...
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The working theory is that finance expected the very expensive apartment that my parents bought for themselves would be a wed...
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"Aren't you going to bed?" "I need to find out how Caesar dies." "What? You know how Caesar dies. You have a t-shirt all abou...
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May 2018
7
finished reading:
May 2018
04
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This is a DNF for me. And I have the book that follows. Drats. I can not get into it and I don't care about any of the char...