Sunday, June 5, 2011

The Sunday Salon: April and May in Review

Now that summer's here, I'm trying to get back on track with regular book blogging. I've got a bit of catch-up to do with reviewing, but I'm getting there…

Books Read in April and May (click for my reviews)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (re-read)
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Comes a Time for Burning by Steven Havill
A Far Country by Daniel Mason
March by Geraldine Brooks
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (re-read)
Nanny Returns by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira
The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
Favorite Book of the Months
April: March by Geraldine Brooks
May: My Name Is Mary Sutter
Both of these are absolutely fantastic. They'll absolutely be on my Top 10 list of the year.
Books Read to the Kids
The Princess and the Goblin by George Macdonald
Lots of books about the Titanic

Currently Reading
Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatramen

Up Next
Alice in Wonderland (re-read)

Added to my TBR List
An Atlas of Impossible Longing by Anuradha Roy (Reviewed by S. Krishna)
The Bride's House by Sandra Dallas
Dreams of Joy by Lisa See
The Ninth Wife by Amy Stolls
Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya-Gowda (reviewed at S. Krishna's Books)
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
The Story of a Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
The Strange Case of the Broad Street Pump by Sandra Hempel

1 comment:

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

I've got the new Patchett book on my list for summer reading...if I ever get to the top of the list at the library!

Here's my Sunday Salon.