Sunday, May 4, 2014

Booksie's Shelf, May 4, 2014

This was a week of bad weather around the country.  Luckily, my part of NC was spared.  I made it back to the pool this week after six weeks away after some surgery.  I swam a mile two different days so I'm happy!  Outside of my current gym obsession, I've been reading a lot.  Here's what's come through the door lately:

1.  Critical Damage, Robert Lewis, mystery, sent by author
2.  Progeny, Anita Bihovsky, suspense, sent by publisher
3.  The Forgotten Seamstress, Liz Trenow, historical fiction, sent by publisher
4.  Syndrome E, Franck Thilliez, thriller, sent by publisher
5.  The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair, Joel Dicker, mystery, sent by publisher
6.  Two Headed Snake Of Key West, Marilyn Dalla Valle, mystery, sent by author
7.  The Book Of You, Claire Kendal, Suspense, sent for a book tour
8.  The Boy Kings Of Texas, Domingo Martinez, nonfiction, Paperbackswap
9.  The Bird Skinner, Alice Greenway, historical fiction, Paperbackswap
10.  Beauty, Frederick Dillen, literary fiction, sent by publisher
11.  Shaking Out The Dead, K.M. Cholewa, literary fiction, sent by publisher
12.  All Day And A Night, Alafair Burke, mystery, sent for book tour
13.  Lovers At The Chameleon Club, Francine Prose, historical fiction, sent for a book tour
14.  The Transcriptionist, Amy Rowland, literary fiction, sent by publisher
15.  Save The Date, Mary Kay Andrews, women's fiction, sent by publisher
16.  Don't Try To Find Me, Holly Brown, suspense, sent by publisher
17.  Stone Arabia, Dana Spiotta, literary fiction, purchased
18.  The Woman Upstairs, Claire Messud, literary fiction, purchased.

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

1.  The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton, reading on Kindle
2.  The Flamethrowers, Rachel Kushner, reading on Kindle Fire
3.  The Orphan Master's Son, Adam Johnson, hardback
4.  The Devil's Workshop, Alex Grecian, paperback
5.  A March Of Folly, Barbara Tuchman, hardback
6.  A Necessary End, Peter Robinson, paperback
7.  A Tale For The Time Being, Ruth Ozeki, paperback
8.  Cold Granite, Stuart MacBride, reading on Kindle Fire
9.  The Silent Wife, A.S.A. Harrison, paperback

Go forth and read!

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