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Cindi (cindit-j) | 125 comments I had foot surgery in Jan, so I've had TOO MUCH time to read (Never happened before!!!!).
1. When No One Was Lookingby Rosemary Wells.
2. Hex Witch of Seldom by Nancy Springer.
3. ****The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M Valente. Incredibly fun fairytale for grown-ups.
4. ****Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson.
5. The Magicians and Mrs. Quent by Galen Beckett.
6. The Death Cure by James Dashner. Satisfying conclusion to a great series.
7. ****Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta.Highly recommended medieval fantasy.
8. Thirteenth Child by Patricia Wrede. Slow beginning, but promising alternative history series in the 1800's American midwest.
9. A Fearsome Doubt by Charles TOdd.
10. A Cold Treachery by Charles Todd.
11. I Am Half Sick Of Shadows: A Flavia De Luce Novel.LOVE this series!
12. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White.

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Cindi (cindit-j) | 125 comments 13. The Kneebone Boy by Ellen Potter, Very unique YA mystery.
14. ****The Clockwork Three by Matthew J Kirby.Wonderfully complex tale with fascinating historical detail.
15. Dark Fire by CJ Sansom.
16. The Nanny Diaries by McLaughlan & Kraus. ICK. Very shallow & to me, pointless.
17. The Beekeeper's Pupil by Sara George.
18. ****Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta. Marchetta has become one of my favorite authors. Her characters are so real and true to themselves.
19. The Robe Of Skulls by Vivian French.
20. The Return of Jeeves by PG Wodehouse. I adore W's use of language! Such wit & humor!
21. The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder.
22. ****Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen. I never tire of rereading Jane.

message 3: by Lillie (new)

Lillie | 84 comments Checking out your books. Wow 22 in January!! Impressive. Lots of new to me books that will have to be put on my tbr list.

Loved Major Pettigrew's Last Stand :)

There's a new Flavia De Luce book??? You've just made my day!

(Hope you're feeling better after the surgery)

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Cindi (cindit-j) | 125 comments Thanks. It's fun to find a reading kindred spirit!!!

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Erin I also love Flavia!!! And I loved Half Sick of Shadows. I wish he would write faster!

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Cindi (cindit-j) | 125 comments 23.****Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
24. ****Emma by Jane Austen.
25. ****Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Potby Patricia Wrede.
26. The Forgotten Affairs Of Youth: An Isabel Dalhousie Novelby Alexander McCall Smith.
27. ****The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson. (Great Jack the Ripper novel)
28. ****The Anatomist's Apprentice by Tessa Harris.
29. 100 Cupboards by ND WIlson.
30. A Long Shadow by Charles TOdd.
31. ****The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong.
32. Trail of the Spellmans by Lisa Lutz.

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Cindi (cindit-j) | 125 comments 33. ****Lost and Found: Three by Shaun Tan. These books are incredible. The art is superb, and the tales are deep. I especially was moved by the one about a girl suffering from depression. Realistic, yet hopeful.
34.****The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ.
35. Your Erroneous Zonesby Wayne Dyer. Excellent 70's psychology-based self-help book.
36. Blue Bloods by Melissa DeLaCruz.
37. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins.
38. Revelations by Melissa DeLaCruz.
39. Masquerade by Melissa DeLaCruz.
40. ****Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins.
41. The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht. Disappointed by this one.
42. Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel. This book was shrieking for better editing.
43. The Van Alen Legacy by Melissa DeLaCruz.

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Cindi (cindit-j) | 125 comments 44. The Awakeningby Kelley Armstrong.
45. The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong.
46. ****Divergent by Veronika Roth. Excellent dystopian!!!
47. The Gatheringby Kelley Armstrong.
48. The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection by Alexander McCall Smith.
49. A Pale Horse by charles Todd.
50. The Wizard of Dark Street by Shawn Thomas Odyssey.
51. Bitten by Kelley Armstrong.
52. The Roar by Emma Clayton. An interesting children's dystopian book.
53. A Matter Of Justice by Charles Todd.
54. The Red Door by Charles Todd.
55. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan. Does anyone else miss the days when Riordan's books were tightly edited? These books seem to be getting very sloppy. I struggled through the first 100 pages three times before actually finishing.

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