Books that found their way into my Leaning-Tower-of-Pisa TBR pile this week:
In the Shadow of the Sun King (Darkness to Light Series, Book 1), by Golden Keyes Parsons; courtesy of publisher.
The Jewel of Medina, by Sherry Jones; courtesy of LibraryThing's Early Reviewer Program.
The Uncommon Reader, by Alan Bennett; courtesy of my over-active trigger finger on the Amazon "Add to Cart" button.
The Mysterious Benedict Society, by Trenton Lee Stewart; ditto on the trigger finger.
Pythagorean Crimes, by Tefcros Michaelides; trigger finger once more (it's not worth an order unless there are at least 3 books in your cart....sheesh....stop judging me!)
The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventures in Narnia, by Laura Miller; courtesy of publisher.
Night of Flames: A Novel of WWII, by Douglas W. Jacobsen; courtesy of Mr. Reader's Respite for our anniversary (where we celebrate five whole years of not killing each other).
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman; Mr. Reader's Respite again.
The Last Queen, by C.W. Gornter; honestly can't remember how this one came to me this week, but sure am glad it did.
Added to the ol' wishlist:
- A Mercy, by Toni Morrison; courtesy of The Book Lady's Blog.
- Heat, by Bill Buford; courtesy of Beth Fish Reads.
- Mistress Shakespeare, by Karen Harper; courtesy of Passages to the Past.
- Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen, by Julie Powell; courtesy of Literarily.
- Author Catherine Delors started a fascinating series about the daughters of Louis XV on her blog, Versailles and More.
- Bloody Hell, It's a Book Barrage posted a very well-written review of the big O's latest book club choice, The Story of Edward Sawtelle.
- The author of the Outlander Series, Diana Gabaldon, posted her thoughts on the movie version of Outlander.
- Aren't you glad I didn 't mention the hullabaloo?