Waiting on Wednesday:Special Edition 3
Hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Some of my pre publication can't-wait-to-read selections:


Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa February 2, 2010


Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick  February 4, 2010

I've wanted to know about life in North Korea since I was a child. I'm really looking forward to this one.


Isa and May by Margaret Forster February4, 2010

I enjoyed Keeping the World Away very much.   


Rhyming Life and Death by Amos Oz February 4, 2010

Don't you just love a cover with books or libraries on it?


Have read several of his books and loved them all; Black Box, My Michael, The Hill of Evil Counsel, A Perfect Peace, etc.


 Jephte's Daughter by  Naomi Ragen February 2010


 The Holy City By Patrick McCabe February 2010

I read Winterwood. Chillingly good psychological suspense.


So Much for That by Lionel Shriver March18, 2010

I loved We Need to Talk About Kevin and just won two of her other novels; Double Fault, and A Perfectly Good Family.


This woman deserves better covers than these. I wouldn't buy this book based on the cover. The other one is no great shakes either.


 Curiosity by Joan Thomas March 30, 2010-

Reading By Lightning, her first novel, won the Commonwealth Prize for Best First Book.


Pearl of China by Anchee Min March 30, 2010-

The author, who was forced to denounce her in her young years, fictionalizes a Chinese woman's friendship with Pearl Buck in this story.

I enjoyed several Of Pearl Buck's books when I was young, including The Good Earth trilogy.


The Lessons by Naomi Alderman 15 April 2010 

Her first book, Disobedience, won the Orange Prize for New Writers in 2006. I loved it.

Anything here you would read? If you have read or reviewed any, leave a link or let us know what you think. 

Waiting on Wednesday: Special Edition 2

Hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Some of my pre publication can't-wait-to-read selections:

The Suicide Run by by William Styron
January 21, 2010

The Long Song by Andrea Levy
February 4, 2010

Even the Dogs By Jon
February 2010

The Infinities by John Banville
February 23, 2010

A Week in December by Sebastian
Faulks (Paperback) March 9, 2010

The Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee
March 9, 2010

Chef by
Jaspreet Singh
March 15, 2010

The Line by Olga Grushin
(The Concert Ticket) March 25, 2010

The Lost Summer of Louisa May
Alcott by
Kelly O'Connor McNees
April 1, 2010

Shadows in the Street
(Simon Serrailler 5) by Susan Hill
April 1, 2010


 Waiting on Wednesday: Special Edition1

Waiting on Wednesday

Hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This week's, er year's pre publication can't-wait-to-read selections:

A Riot of Goldfish by Kanoko Okamoto Jan. 01, 2010

Ransom by David Malouf Jan.5, 2010

The Blue Orchard by Jackson Taylor
Jan.12, 2010

Three Days Before the Shooting by Ralph Ellison
n. 26, 2010

Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian Feb.2, 2010

February by Lisa Moore Feb.2, 1010

The Changeling by Kenzaburo Oe March 1, 2010

Solar by Ian McEwan March 30, 2010

Blueeyedboy by Joanne Harris April 1, 2010

An Unfinished Score by Elise Blackwell April 6,

The Hand that First Held Mine by Maggie O'Farrell
April 12, 2010

The Singer's Gun by Emily St. John Mandel May 4, 2010

In the Company of Angels By Thomas E. Kennedy
June 7, 2010

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de
Zoet by David Mitchell
June 29, 2010

I Curse the River of Time by Per Petterson August 3, 2010

and...Sunset Park by Paul Auster Nov. 2010, no cover available

Happy reading in 2010.

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