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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 2018
updated shelf
May 2018
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
Author and bully Faleena Hopkins has successfully gotten books removed from Amazon even though their use of the word "cocky" ...
I'm free for the summer :D
I was angry with my aunt for almost a year after receiving the diaries, as I oscillated between the version of history I taug...
My historical romance Firefly was published by Pageant Books in 1988. For a variety of reasons, it had lousy distribution an...
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...
I adore figure skating and I liked the previous 2 entries in this series. I ended up disappointed. The inaccuracies bothered ...
In my unofficial quest to read all of Anna Katherine Green's work, The Circular Study is my first Amelia Butterworth mystery....
From a column in NewScientist magazine (which is, unfortunately, behind a paywall, sorry)**: Meanwhile, chimeras are possi...
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 ...
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...
Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is reliable, dull, trustworthy - a proper young lady who knows her pl...
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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