Monday, September 30, 2013

September Reflections

This month I read 55 books.

My top five:

Every Day After. Laura Golden.
The Phantom Tollbooth. Norton Juster.
Blood & Beauty: The Borgias. Sarah Dunant
Blackmoore Julianne Donaldson.
The Life of Cesare Borgia: A History and Some Criticisms. Rafael Sabatini.

Children's Books:

  1. Lost Cat. C. Roger Mader. 2013. (October 2013). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  2. Summer Saltz: I'm So Hollywood. Connie Sewell. Illustrated by Elyse Whittaker-Paek. 2013. Tiny Hands Publishing. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  3. The Girl Who Wouldn't Brush Her Hair. Kate Bernheimer. Illustrated by Jake Parker. 2013. Random House. 40 pages.
  4. Things That go (Pop & Play) Simon Abbott. 2013. Kingfisher. 10 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  5. Zoo Animals. (Pop & Play). Simon Abbott. 2013. Kingfisher. 10 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  6. How To Train a Train. Jason Carter Eaton. Illustrated by John Rocco. 2013. Candlewick Press. 48 pages. [Source: Review Copy]  
  7. Squirrels on Skis. J. Hamilton Ray. Illustrated by Pascal Lamaitre. 2013. Random House. 64 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  8. A Pet Named Sneaker. Joan Heilbroner. Illustrated by Pascal Lemaitre. 2013. Random House. 48 pages. [Source: Review Copy]
  9. Dig, Scoop, Ka-Boom! Joan Holub. Illustrated by David Gordon. 2013. Random House. 24 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  10. Here Comes Super Grover! Sesame Workshop. Illustrated by Ernie Kwiat. 2013. Candlewick. 48 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  11. Abby Cadabby Up and Down. Sesame Workshop. Illustrated by Ernie Kwiat. 2013. Candlewick. 48 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
  12. Twin Magic: School Bully, Beware! Kate Ledger. Illustrated by Kyla May. 2013. Scholastic. 32 pages. [Source: Review copy]
  13. Mr. Putter & Tabby Drop the Ball. Cynthia Rylant. Illustrated by Arthur Howard. 2013. Harcourt. 44 pages. [Source: Review Copy]
Middle Grade and Young Adult:
  1. A Little Maid Of Provincetown. Alice Turner Curtis. 1913. 192 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. All-of-a-Kind-Family. Sydney Taylor. 1951. 190 pages. [Source: Bought]
  3. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll. 1865. 192 pages. [Source: Bought]
  4. Pat of Silver Bush. L.M. Montgomery. 1933. 288 pages. [Source: Bought]
  5. The Phantom Tollbooth. Norton Juster. Illustrated by Jules Feiffer. 1961/2011. Random House. 272 pages. [Source: Review copy]  
  6. Creative Writing: The Plot Thickens. Mary Budzik. 2013. Kingfisher. 64 pages. [Source: Review Copy]  
  7. No Shame, No Fear. Ann Turnbull. 2003. Candlewick. 304 pages. [Source: Library] 
  8. The Wicked History of the World: History With the Nasty Bits Left In. Terry Deary. Illustrated by Martin Brown. 2006. Scholastic. 96 pages. [Source: Library]
  9. Gold in the Days of Summer. Susan Pogorzelski. 2013. Brown Beagle Books. 176 pages. [Source: Review Copy]
  10. Every Day After. Laura Golden. 2013. Random House. 224 pages. [Source: Review Copy] 
  11. The Nine Lives of Alexander Baddenfield. John Bemelmans Marciano. Illustrated by Sophie Blackall. 2013. Penguin. 144 pages. [Source: Review Copy]
  12. The Elite. Kiera Cass. 2013. HarperCollins. 323 pages. [Source: Library] 
  13. Middle Ground. Katie Kacvinsky. 2012. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 336 pages. [Source: Review Copy]  
  14. The Year of the Baby. Andrea Cheng. Illustrated by Patrice Barton. 2013. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 176 pages. [Source: Review copy] 
Adult Books:
  1. Great Tales from English History, vol. 1. Robert Lacey. 2003. Little, Brown. 272 pages. [Source: Library]
  2. Fahrenheit 451. Ray Bradbury. 1953/2003. Random House. 190 pages.
  3. The Black Robe. Wilkie Collins. 1881. 320 pages. [Source: Bought]
  4. Blood & Beauty: The Borgias. Sarah Dunant. 2013. Random House. 528 pages. [Source: Library]  
  5. The Life of Cesare Borgia: A History and Some Criticisms. Rafael Sabatini. 1912. 326 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  6. Blackmoore Julianne Donaldson. 2013. Shadow Mountain (Proper Romance). 282 pages. [Source: Review Copy]  
  7. Madonna of the Seven Hills: A Novel of the Borgias. Jean Plaidy. 1958/2011. Broadway. 320 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  8. Light on Lucrezia: A Novel of the Borgias. Jean Plaidy. 1958/2011. Crown. 384 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  9. Iola Leroy. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. 1892. 256 pages. [Source: Bought]
  10. A Houseboat on the Styx. John Kendrick Bangs. 1895. 194 pages. [Source: Bought]   
  11. The Pursuit of the Houseboat Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades. John Kendrick Bangs. 1897. 108 pages. [Source: Bought]   
  12. The Enchanted Typewriter. John Kendrick Bangs. 1899. 90 pages. [Source: Bought]
  13. Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir That Inspired Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey. Margaret Powell. 1968/2012. St. Martin's Press. 224 pages. [Source: Library]
  14. Bath Tangle. Georgette Heyer. 1955/2011. Sourcebooks. 368 pages. [Source: Review Copy] 
  15. Sprig Muslin. Georgette Heyer. 1956/2011. Sourcebooks. 304 pages. [Source: Library] 
  16. April Lady. Georgette Heyer. 1957/2005. Harlequin. 270 pages. [Source: Library]
  17. Rookwood. William Harrison Ainsworth. 1834. 464 pages. [Source: Bought]
Christian Books:
  1. Which Bible Translation Should I Use? A Comparison of 4 Major Recent Versions. Andreas J. Kostenberger, ed. 2012. B&H. 224 pages. [Source: Bought]
  2. Love's Awakening. Laura Frantz. 2013. Revell. 416 pages. [Source: Review Copy]
  3. The Invention of Sarah Cummings. 2013. Revell. 304 pages. [Source: Review Copy]
  4. A Surprise for Lily. Mary Ann Kinsinger and Suzanne Woods Fisher. 2013. Revell. 268 pages. [Source: Review Copy]  
  5. Sovereign Grace Its Source, Its Nature, and Its Effects. Dwight Lyman Moody. 1891. 90 pages. [Source: Bought.] 
  6. One With Christ. An Evangelical Theology of Salvation. Marcus Peter Johnson. 2013. Crossway. 256 pages. [Source: Review Copy]
  7. The Romance of Grace. Jim McNeely III. 2013. Libertary Co. 148 pages. [Source: Bought]
  8. Prophet by Frank Peretti. 1992/2004. Crossway. 416 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  9. God & Kings. Lynn Austin. 1995/2005. Bethany House. 317 pages. [Source: Bought]
  10. Song of Redemption. Lynn Austin. 2005. Bethany House. 352 pages. [Source: Bought] 
  11. When Calls the Heart. Janette Oke. 1983/2005. Bethany House. 224 pages.

© 2013 Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


Alexa A 1:48 AM  

Wow! I'm impressed. How can you read SO MANY books in just one month? Respect!

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