Sunday, October 17, 2010

Sunday Salon: Reading, Read, To Read #42

Happy Sunday! Can you believe it is October already? There are some great books I'm looking forward to this fall. Are there any books you're excited about?

Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson
Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card
The Ring of Solomon by Jonathan Stroud
The Dragon's Apprentice by James A. Owen
Fiddler's Green by A.S. Peterson

Did you see the announcements of the National Book Award finalists? These are the five books nominated in the Young People's Literature category:
  • Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi (my review)
  • Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine (my review)
  • Dark Water by Laura McNeal
  • Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers
  • One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia (review coming next week!)
What I've Read and Reviewed:

 The Odyssey. Gareth Hinds. 2010. October 2010. 256 pages.
A Hat Full of Sky. Terry Pratchett. 2004. HarperCollins. 288 pages
The Maze Runner. James Dashner. 2009. Random House. 384 pages.
Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World: The Extraordinary True Story of Shackleton and the Endurance. Jennifer Armstrong. 1998. Random House. 144 pages.
Just One Bite: 11 Animals and their Bites at Life Size! Lola M. Schaefer. Illustrated by Geoff Waring. 2010. September 2010. Chronicle Books. 40 pages.
Frankenstein Makes A Sandwich. Adam Rex. 2006. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 40 pages.
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed. Mo Willems. 2009. Hyperion. 40 pages.
Goodnight Goon. Michael Rex. 2008. Penguin. 32 pages.
The Runaway Mummy: A Petrifying Parody. Michael Rex. 2009. Penguin. 32 pages.
Furious George Goes Bananas: A Primate Parody. Michael Rex. 2010. May 2010. Penguin. 32 pages.
The Adventures of Granny Clearwater & Little Critter. Kimberly Willis Holt. Illustrated by Laura Huliska-Beith. 2010. October 2010. Henry Holt. 32 pages.
My Mommy Hung the Moon. Jamie Lee Curtis. Illustrated by Laura Cornell. 2010. September 2010. HarperCollins. 40 pages.
I Will Rejoice. Karma Wilson. Illustrated by Amy June Bates. 2007. Zondervan. 32 pages.
Mortimer's Christmas Manger. Karma Wilson. Illustrated by Jane Chapman. Simon & Schuster. 40 pages.
Embers of Love (Striking a Match #1) Tracie Peterson. Bethany House. 352 pages.
The Evangelicals: What They Believe, Where They Are, And Their Politics. Christopher Catherwood. 2010. August 2010. Crossway. 168 pages.

Coming Soon:

One Crazy Summer. Rita Williams-Garcia. 2010. [January 2010] HarperCollins. 218 pages.

Ballet Shoes. Noel Streatfeild. 1937. Random House. 256 pages.

Wintersmith. Terry Pratchett. 2006. HarperCollins. 325 pages.

We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Shirley Jackson. 1962. Penguin. 214 pages. 

Currently Reading:

Behemoth. Scott Westerfeld. 2010. October 2010. Simon & Schuster. 485 pages.

The Stories of Ray Bradbury. Introduction by Christopher Buckley. 2010. April 2010. Knopf, Doubleday. 1112 pages.

Cottonwood Whispers. Jennifer Erin Valent. 2009. Tyndale. 352 pages.

© Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

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