Monday, March 12, 2012

January Reads

V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton 1/14/2012 
Good - Suspense
Kinsey notices a shoplifter in a department store and the arrest sets off a chain of events.
I always love reading Kinsey's stories.

Wickham's Diary by Amanda Grange 1/16/2012 
Good - Historical Fiction
The history of George Wickham from his childhood through his failed attempt to elope with Georgiana Darcy.
Another of the Austen diaries by Amanda Grange. The other diaries are all "written by" Austen heroes, though, so this one by the nefarious Wickham didn't quite satisfy. For a more pleasant take on Wickham, I prefer Lost in Austen (tv show).

Persuasion by Jane Austen 1/17/2012 
Excellent - Classic
3rd Re-read - Anne Elliot is once again confronted with Frederick Wentworth, the man whose proposal she turned down eight years ago and whom she still loves.
Love Austen more and more every time I read. 

The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol & Agnete Friis 1/26/2012 
Good - Suspense
Red Cross nurse Nina Borg finds a small naked boy in a suitcase in a public locker and is dragged into a web of intrigue and danger while trying to discover his identity.
Written by Danish authors,

A Praying Life by Paul Miller 1/27/2012 
 Excellent - Inspirational
2nd read - Love this practical and thoughtful book on the why's and how's of prayer.
I highly recommend this book on prayer; it's changed my life.

The Butch Bakery Cookbook by David Arrick with Janice Kollar 1/29/2012 
Excellent - Cookbook
Delectable rich bold cupcake recipes featuring ingredients like Jack Daniels, bacon, and cayenne pepper.
Gorgeous photos of "manly" cupcakes - no frou frou or flowers or pink frosting here! We made one of the recipes (not the one with bacon, or the one with cayenne, nor even the JD) - yummy!

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