Sunday, October 31, 2010

Sunday Salon: Reading, Read, To Read #44

Happy Sunday! October has been a great month for me! I've read so many amazing books. Discovered--and rediscovered--some great authors. My 'monthly accomplishment' post will be up later today. But. You'll probably notice that some authors are dominating! Do you go through periods like that--where you want to read everything an author's ever written? I've also read more graphic novels and short stories.

What I've Reviewed:

Frankenstein's Monster. Susan Heyboer O'Keefe. 2010. October 2010. Crown Publishing. 352 pages.
Behemoth. Scott Westerfeld. 2010. October 2010. Simon & Schuster. 485 pages.
The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents. Terry Pratchett. 2001. HarperCollins. 242 pages.
Lockdown. Walter Dean Myers. 2010. HarperCollins. 247 pages.
Fahrenheit 451. Ray Bradbury. 1953. 179 pages.
Doomsday Book. Connie Willis. 1992. Random House. 592 pages.
The Memory Bank. Carolyn Coman. Illustrations by Rob Shepperson. 2010. October 2010. Scholastic. 288 pages. 
 The First Christmas: A Changing-Picture Book. Illustrated by Sophy Williams. 2010. Candlewick. 14 pages.
 The Life of Rice: From Seedling to Supper. Richard Sobol. 2010. Candlewick. 40 pages.
Babyberry Pie. Heather Vogel Frederick. Illustrated by Amy Schwartz. 2010. October 2010. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 40 pages.
I Will Surprise My Friend: An Elephant and Piggie Book. Mo Willems. 2008. Hyperion. 64 pages.
Nothing But Trouble. Adapted by John Green. 2010. Disney. 32 pages.
The Chronicles of Meap. Adapted by John Green. 2010. Disney. 32 pages.
The Plain Janes. Cecil Castellucci. Jim Rugg. Minx. 176 pages.

Coming Soon:

A Pleasure To Burn: Fahrenheit 451 Stories. Ray Bradbury. 2010. Subterranean Press. 300 pages.

Passionate Brood: A Novel of Richard the Lionheart and the Man Who Became Robin Hood. Margaret Campbell Barnes. 1944/2010. Sourcebooks. 368 pages.

Blackout. Connie Willis. 2010. Random House. 512 pages.

Amelia Earhart: This Broad Ocean. Sarah Stewart Taylor. Illustrated by Ben Towle. 2010. Hyperion. 96 pages.

Chains. Laurie Halse Anderson. 2008. Simon & Schuster. 320 pages.

Frankenstein's Monster. Susan Heyboer O'Keefe. 2010. October 2010. Crown Publishing. 352 pages.

Currently Reading: 

Desiree: The Bestselling Story of Napoleon's First Love. Annemarie Selinko. 1953/2010. Sourcebooks. 608 pages.

East of Eden. John Steinbeck. 1952/2003. Penguin. 608 pages.

He Knew He Was Right. Anthony Trollope. 1869/2009. Oxford University Press. 992 pages.

What I'm Hoping to (Properly) Begin Soon:

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal. 2010. Tom Doherty. 304 pages.

Bellfield Hall: Or The Observations of Miss Dido Kent. Anna Dean. 2010. St. Martin's Press. 300 pages.

Miss Hargreaves. Frank Baker. 1940/2009. Bloomsbury. 336 pages.

I Shall Wear Midnight. Terry Pratchett. 2010. HarperCollins. 355 pages.

The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan. 2010. Hyperion. 576 pages.

© Becky Laney of Becky's Book Reviews

1 comment:

chrisa511 said...

Oooooh, what an awesome MONTH Becky!!! And I can't wait to hear about the books you have coming up too!