Sunday, May 31, 2009

TSS May in Review


Sunday Salon may be found here.


Books read in May:


50.The Snow Geese**** by William Fiennes (English non-fiction about following geese migration)
51.The Lieutenant***** by Kate Grenville (Australian lit set in 18th century)
52.The Winner of Sorrow***** by Brian Lynch (fictionalized last years of the English poet William Cowper)
53.Mind's Eye**** by Hakan Nesser (Swedish mystery)
54.The Madwoman of Bethlehem***** by Rosine Nimeh-Mailloux (fiction about Arab Christians)
55.The Spare Room**** by Helen Garner (Australian lit about a dying friend)
56.Love in the Time of Cholera**** by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Spanish lit historical romance)
57.This One and Magic Life**** by Anne Carroll George (fiction-American South)
58.Possession***** by A.S. Byatt (English lit-life and loves of fictional Victorian poets via letters and manuscript research)

59.The Prospector***** by J. M. G. Le Clezio

Reading Challenges posted in May:

Southern
Diversity Rocks
Summer Vacation



Book in hand:


The Accordionist's Son by Bernardo Atxaga (Basque Spain)



Current giveaway: Testimony by Anita Shreve from Hachette Books; open until midnight Sunday, June 7.

The week ahead:


Monday: Monday Mailbox
Tuesday: Guest Review - The Museum Guard by Howard Norman
Wednesday:Library Loot, Copy Cat Covers
Thursday:Thursday Tea
Friday: Friday Haiku, Friday Finds
Saturday: Guest Review - Ex-Cottagers in Love by J. M. Kearns, Weekly Geeks
Sunday: Sunday Salon - Week in Review, and last day to enter giveaway for Testimony by Anita Shreve


What are you doing on this fine May day?

4 comments:

  1. I got back from the Darien Lake Theme Park yesterday (used to be a Six Flags). I'm just laying around reading 2666 before I start my 2666 post. I remember you mentioned that you had read the first book. I really enjoyed it and can't wait for the second!

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  2. I have the book Love in the Time of Cholera on Mt. TBR and the movie in my Netflix queue for when I finished the book (if ever!)

    As to what I'm doing this fine May (now June) day, I'm letting you know you've got at award to pick up In the Shadow of Mt. TBR :-D

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  3. I've had The Snow Geese in my stacks for ages. I'm glad to see that you rated it quite highly.

    As for what I'm doing... I need to get back to packing up all these books of mine. Moving day is approaching quickly.

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  4. Great week, Sandra! You always read and review the best books!

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