Etc Tell Me What to Read

What I’m Going to Read: Round 14

Just to prove that persistence does occasionally pay off, the Random Integer Generator chose Amy’s Eyes by Richard Kennedy which Janelle has suggested seven times now. And the library has it on the shelf, thank you very much. I shall get cracking on it very soon. 

Other excellent suggestions:

  • The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse (Saskia)
  • Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins (Bart)
  • The Price of Motherhood by Ann Crittenden (Melanie)
  • The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver (Miri)
  • Lost by Jacqueline Davies (Lexiloo)
  • Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (Mary and Parkers)
  • Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns (G)
  • The Cradle by Patrick Somerville (Life of a Doctor’s Wife)
  • The House at Riverton by Kate Morton (Holly)
  • The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett (Lotte)
  • The Likeness by Tana French (Senora H-B)
  • Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson (Lisa)
  • The Road Home by Ellen Emerson White (Angiegirl)
  • The Dark Hills Divide by Patrick Carmen (Carly)
  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck (Merry)
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel (Sherry)
  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Wall (Heidikins)
  • Empire Falls by Richard Russo (Katie)
  • Unwitting Wisdom by Helen Ward (Ashley)
  • The Magicians by Lev Grossman (NGS)
  • Blink by Malcom Gladwell (Em and Trev)
  • It’s All But the Shoutin’ by Rick Bragg (Elizabeth)
  • Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne (Brianna Soloski)
  • A Severe Mercy by Sheldon Vanauken (Grace Marie)
  • Precious Bane by Mary Webb (Melissa)
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl (Katie Rich)
  • Half the Sky by Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (Jenny)
  • Talent Code by Daniel Coyle (Mad Hadder)
  • The Postmistress by Sarah Blake (ACQ)
  • Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver (Leslie)
  • Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins (Peaceful Reader)
  • Weisenheimer: A Childhood Subject to Debate by Mark Oppenheimer (Kristine)
  • The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner (Mia)
  • Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (Jenn)
  • This Book is Overdue! by Marilyn Johnson (RA)
  • Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (Trish)
  • The Stepsister Scheme by Jim C. Hines (Liz)
  • Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh (Sarah)
  • The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands by Laura Schlessinger (Sam)
Of these, I’ve read:
    Oh, if only I could read faster and more frequently. . .there are just so many good books out there!

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  • Reply Janelle August 31, 2010 at 3:02 pm

    Wahoo! I knew it would have to work one of these times. This was a personal favorite from when I was a kid; I hope you like it!

  • Reply Chrissie August 31, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    You should be proud of how much you read – you clearly read SO MUCH faster than me as it is. I am amazed!

  • Reply heidikins August 31, 2010 at 8:24 pm

    Hahaha! I just realized that I read The Glass Castle on recommendation from you, and then I turn right around and recommend it back to you. Sorry, blonde moment. ;o)


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