Friday, July 25, 2014

Booksie's Shelves, July 25, 2014

Back from the beach and to real life.  I've been exploring the art world and gender issues in Siri Hustvelt's The Blazing World, back in Aberdeen, Scotland with Stuart MacBride fighting crime, in the jungles of World War II building a railroad with Richard Flanagan in his The Narrow Road To The Deep North, and with Emily Arsenault in her What Strange Creatures.  Great books have been coming in.  Here's the list:

1.  The Hundred-Year House, Rebecca Makkai, literary fiction, sent by publisher
2.  Dear Daughter, Elizabeth Little, mystery, sent by publisher
3.  The Marco Effect, Jussi Adler-Olsen, mystery, sent by publisher
4.  The Magician's Land, Lev Grossman, fantasy, gift from friend
5.  The Lost Tribe Of Coney Island, Claire Prentice, nonfiction, sent for book tour
6.  The Splintered Kingdom, James Aitcheson, fantasy, sent by publisher
7.  The House Of The Four Winds, Mercedes Lackey/James Mallory, fantasy, sent by publisher
8.  Death's Witness, Paul Batista, mystery, sent by publisher
9.  Dead Wrong, Allen Wyler, mystery, sent by publisher
10.  France On The Brink, Jonathan Fenby, nonfiction, sent for book tour
11. California, Edan Lepucki, literary fiction, sent by friend
12.  Band Of Giants, Jack Kelly, history, won in contest
13.  The Dunning Man, Kevin Fortuna, anthology, sent by publisher
14.  Island Fog, John Vanderslice, anthology, sent by author
15.  Further Out Than You Thought, Michaela Carter, literary fiction, sent by publisher
16.  Desire Lines, Christina Baker Kline, literary fiction, sent by publisher

Here's the list of what I'm currently reading:

1.  Advent Of A Mystery, mystery, Kindle
2.  The Blazing World, Siri Hustvedt, Kindle
3.  I Adored A Lord, Katherine Ashe, Kindle
4.  The Flamethrowers, Rachel Kushner, Kindle Fire
5.  The Fever, Megan Abbott, hardback
6.  The Spook Lights Affair, Marcia Mueller/Bill Pronzini, hardback
7.  A Song For The Dying, Stuart MacBride, hardback
8.  The Narrow Road To The Deep North, Richard Flanagan, paperback
9.  The Scrivner's Tale, Fiona McIntosh, paperback
10.  Marine Park, Mark Chiusano, paperback

Happy Reading!

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