Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Library Loot

Hosted by Alessandra and Eva.

The Gargoyle**** by Andrew Davidson - finished
Tales of the Ten Lost Tribes***** by Tamar Yellin - finished
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff (Orange Prize shortlist 2008) - currently reading

Shelter Me by Rebecca Sawyer-Fay

The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
(Canada Reads Winner CBC Radio)

A Mad Desire to Dance by Elie Wiesel
The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker
Good to a Fault by Marania Endicott Giller Prize nominee 2008
Breaking Lorca by Giles Blunt

Sleepwalking in Daylight by Elizabeth Flock

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

What did you find at the library this week?


  1. I've so wanted to read Andrew Davidson's book and still haven't found the time...ugh!

  2. Wow, you got some good ones. I can't wait to see what you think of Still Alice. I'm afraid it would make me cry like a baby.

  3. I bought The Gargoyle a few months but haven't read it yet. Looks like you got your hands on some good books.

    Diary of an Eccentric

  4. I'll be interested in seeing your thoughts on Still Alice by Lisa Genova. I keep hearing really good things about it.

  5. Shall I put my head in the sand in shame? I haven't heard of any of those... bad me.

    I need to be better at resisting the pull of good books, anyway...

  6. I really enjoyed The Gargoyle. I have been meaning to read The Book of Negroes for ages!

  7. Wow, you found some good ones. Actually, most of the books that you got this week are on my TBR list so I will be interested in hearing your thoughts. Enjoy!

  8. I actually got Still Alice in the mail this week, and found out that I won a copy of Book of Negroes. Some of your other choices sound great too.

  9. Why do I torture myself by checking out what you all read?! lol

    The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill sounds very interesting. Lately, I've been on a historical fiction kick.

  10. What a great set of books! The Gargoyle and The Monsters of Templeton were among my favourite books of last year. I'll be bak to find out more about some of your other books which are less familiar to me. Enjoy!



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