Tuesday, July 28, 2009

What's On Your Nightstand? July 09

Hosted by Jennifer at 5 Minutes For Books.

Books read since June's Nightstand, with links to those reviewed.

68.Belong to Me***+ by Marisa de los Santos
69.The Fifth Child**** by Doris Lessing

70.Becoming Abigail***** by Chris Abani

71.Ben, In the World**** by Doris Lessing

72.Home Repair*** by Liz Rosenberg
73.The Little Stranger***** by Sarah Waters
74.The Jewel Trader of Pegu***** by Jeffrey Hantover - winner announced today
75.Little Bee****+ by Chris Cleave

76.The Weight of Heaven****+ by Thrity Umrigar

77.Molly Fox's Birthday***+ by Deirdre Madden - Review to be posted on Thursday, July 30

78.The Angel's Game****+ by Carlos Ruiz Zafon - Forewords about the book/Afterwords (review) to follow


The good news is that I was well enough to write several reviews this month, including


A Mercy****+ by Toni Morrison
No Such Creature***+ by Giles Blunt, my current giveaway.

Still on my Nightstand:


Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome (UK) 1889

And Let the Earth Tremble at its Centers by Gonzalo Celorio (Mexico 1999) 2009 in English translation

Nada by Carmen Laforet (Spain 1945) 2007 in English translation

The Wilderness by Smantha Harvey (UK) 2009

Into The Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea (Mexico) 2009
A Lucky Child by Thomas Buergenthal (US) 2008

The Entropy of Aaron Rosclatt by James Sandham (Canada) 2008

Graceland by Chris Abani (Nigeria) 2004
Addition by Toni Jordan (Australia) 2008

Map of the Invisible World by Tash Aw (Indonesia) 2009

Every Man dies Alone by Hans Fallada (Germany) 1947

The Children's Book by A.S.Byatt (UK) April 21, 2009

The Music Room by William Fiennes (UK) August 18, 2009

A Short History of Women: a novel by Kate Walbert (US) June 16, 2009

Brodeck by Philippe Claudel (France) 2009 in English translation


What's on your nightstand?

8 comments:

  1. Wow, you read a lot! :)
    I look forward to your reviews on the other books soon, especially The Little Stranger.

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  2. Your poor nightstand must be buckling under the weight. You have Little Stranger and The Children's Book - two which I can't wait to read. Enjoy.

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  3. Your nightstand always holds the most intriguing books I've seen!! I love getting to know these when you post your reviews!!

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  4. I hope you stay well enough to keep writing your great reviews!

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  5. What an interesting list. I'm with Melody...you do read A LOT!

    Thanks for joining us.

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  6. I just added The Music Room to my wishlist and I have the Fallada waiting on my bookshelf but I don't think I can get to it until 2010. I will be looking out for your reviews to see what you thought of them. Happy reading.

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  7. I'm glad that you enjoyed The Weight of Heaven. I've been SO paranoid about the raving review I posted ever since my good friend read it and hated it!!

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  8. You have some intriguing books on your nightstand many of which I have not heard of.

    Happy Reading!

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