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Robert Galbraith – The Cuckoo’s Calling

May 22, 2016

Galbraith, Robert - The Cuckoos Calling - 4004. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (a.k.a. J. K. Rowling) (2013)
Cormoran Strike, Book 1

Length: 464 pages
Genre: Mystery

Started: 29 December 2015
Finished: 18 January 2016

Where did it come from? Bought for the Kindle.
Why do I have it? After The Casual Vacancy, I was curious to see what else Rowling could do. (Okay, that’s a bit of a lie; I bought this a month before I read The Casual Vacancy. But the sentiment still holds in a post-Harry Potter world.)
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 27 November 2013.

A young model dies.
But was it a suicide,
or was it murder?

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Elizabeth Gaskell – Cranford

May 21, 2016

Gaskell, Elizabeth - Cranford - 4003. Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell (1851)

Read By: Prunella Scales
Length: 6h 45min (304 pages)

Genre: Classic

Started: 09 January 2016
Finished: 17 January 2016

Where did it come from? Audible.
Why do I have it? One of my book club’s picks.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 09 January 2016.

We don’t need men to
live our lives of extremely
genteel poverty.

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John Scalzi – The Android’s Dream

May 20, 2016

Scalzi, John - The Android's Dream - 4002. The Android’s Dream by John Scalzi (2006)

Read By: Wil Wheaton
Length: 10h 34min (396 pages)

Genre: Science Fiction, Humor

Started: 30 December 2015
Finished: 09 January 2015

Where did it come from? Audible.
Why do I have it? I like John Scalzi’s books, and I like Wil Wheaton reading John Scalzi’s books.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 19 September 2015.

A bad day: Finding
out aliens want to kill
you. Also, you’re part sheep.

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Marissa Meyer – Winter

May 19, 2016

Meyer, Marissa - Winter - 4001. Winter by Marissa Meyer (2015)
The Lunar Chronicles, Book 4

Read my review of book:
Prequel. Fairest
1. Cinder
2. Scarlet
3. Cress

Length: 832 pages
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction

Started: 03 January 2016
Finished: 08 January 2016

Where did it come from? The library.
Why do I have it? This series had me good and hooked.

We will be right back
just as soon as we start this
small war with the moon.

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Lois McMaster Bujold – Penric’s Demon

May 10, 2016

81. Penric’s Demon by Lois McMaster Bujold (2015)
Chalion, short story

Read my review of book:
1. The Curse of Chalion
3. The Hallowed Hunt

Length: 109 pages
Genre: Fantasy

Started/Finished: 26 December 2016

Where did it come from? Bought the ebook from Amazon.
Why do I have it? New Lois McMaster Bujold!!
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 25 November 2015.

Hosting a demon
comes with some downsides, but more
pluses than you’d think.

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Rainbow Rowell – Carry On

May 9, 2016

Rowell, Rainbow - Carry On - 40080. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell (2015)

Length: 528 pages
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Started: 21 December 2015
Finished: 24 December 2015

Where did it come from? Got the e-book from the library.
Why do I have it? After I finished (and loved) Fangirl, I knew I had to read this one too.

Boy wizard is the
Chosen One… but this time his
name isn’t Harry.

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Review Revisited: Robert Jordan – A Crown of Swords

May 8, 2016

Jordan, Robert - A Crown of Swords orig - 400Re-read. A Crown of Swords by Robert Jordan (1996)
The Wheel of Time, Book 7

Read my review of book:
1. The Eye of the World
2. The Great Hunt
3. The Dragon Reborn
4. The Shadow Rising
5. The Fires of Heaven
6. Lord of Chaos
12. The Gathering Storm
13. Towers of Midnight
14. A Memory of Light

Read By: Michael Kramer and Kate Reading
Length: 30h 31min (896 pages)

Genre: Epic Fantasy

Originally Read: 24 February 2005
Started: 01 March 2016
Finished: 16 March 2016

Where did it come from? From Audible; my paper version is from some used book store or site, but I got it before I started keeping track of where.

“Rand Al’Thor and the
Search for the Magic Bowl” does
not have the same ring.

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