Sunday, October 18, 2009

Sunday Salon: Reading, Read, To Read #42

Happy Sunday everyone!

I had an incredible week reading. Really. I think I read some of my favorite and my best for the year this past week. I don't know how I'll ever manage a top five for this month. I might have to cheat a little. Do you think I can get away with cheating?!

What I read in a previous week, but reviewed this week:

Emily's Ghost. Denise Giardina. 2009. W.W. Norton & Company. 335 pages.
Girl in the Arena. Lise Haines. 2009. Bloomsbury. 384 pages.
Jemma Hartman: Camper Extraordinaire. Brenda A. Ferber. 2009. FSG. 215 pages.
The Sisters 8: Annie's Adventures. Lauren Baratz-Logsted. 2008. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 136 pages.
Love, Aubrey. Suzanne LaFleur. 2009. Random House. 262 pages.
I Don't Want A Posh Dog by Emma Dodd. 2009. Little, Brown.

What I read this past week and reviewed:

If America Were A Village: A Book About the People of the United States. David J. Smith. 2009. Kids Can Press.
A Match for Mary Bennet by Eucharista Ward, O.S.F. 2009. Sourcebooks. 350 pages.
Twenty Boy Summer. Sarah Ockler. 2009. Little, Brown. 290 pages
Gullible Gus. Maxine Rose Schur. 2009. Clarion Books. 48 pages. (early reader/chapter book)
Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell. 2008. HarperCollins. 171 pages
Umbrella Summer. Lisa Graff. 2009. HarperCollins. 235 pages.
The Best Bad Luck I Ever Had by Kristin Levine. 2009. Penguin. 266 pages.
Confetti Girl by Diana Lopez. 2009. Little, Brown. 198 pages.

What I read this past week and haven't reviewed yet:

Heart of a Shepherd. Rosanne Parry. 2009. Random House. 161 pages.
A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell. 2005. Random House. 464 pages.
Dance with a Vampire by Ellen Schreiber. 2007. HarperCollins. 178 pages.
Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of A Tree. Lauren Tarshis. 2007. Penguin. 200 pages.
Ottoline Goes To School. Chris Riddell. 2009. Harpercollins. 170 pages.
Neil Armstrong Is My Uncle & Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me. Nan Marino. 2009. Roaring Brook Press. 154 pages.

What I've read and really, really need to review:

What I'm currently reading:

Girl in A Blue Dress by Gaynor Arnold
Willoughby's Return by Jane Odiwe
The Swiss Courier by Tricia Goyer and Mike Yorkey
The Silver Blade by Sally Gardner

What I'm just fooling around that I'm reading:

Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Monk by Matthew Lewis
Darkness Be My Friend by John Marsden

What I've abandoned:

© Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews


Suko said...

Becky, you never cease to amaze me with all your reading and reviewing. Read on!

Debi said...

Cheat away, Becky! It would just be too sad to leave "someone" out who really deserves to be on the favorites list, right?