1.10.12

Notes From Mt. Bookpile

I guess 106 books isn't bad, right?  Chugging right along in my quest for 365 (as of today, I'm at 305!) and Mt. Bookpile is still well below 300.  Reviews in the usual spot:

Biography/Memoir
Sutton, J.R. Moehringer
The Black Count, Tom Reiss

Children's/Young Adult
Kiss & Make-Up, Katie D. Anderson
Cold Light, Jenn Ashworth
Cash Out, Greg Bardsley
Iron Hearted Violet, Kelly Regan Barnhill
The Diviners, Libba Bray
The Dark Unwinding, Sharon Cameron
3 Below, Patrick Carman
Summer and Bird, Katherine Catmull
The Savage Fortress, Sarwat Chadda
Skinny, Donna D. Cooner
The Last Dragonslayer, Jasper Fforde
Pinned, Sharon Flake
In a Glass Grimmly, Adam Gidwitz
Three Parts Dead, Max Gladstone
Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend, Matthew Green
Silhouette of a Sparrow, Molly Beth Griffin
Burning Blue, Paul Griffin
Magisterium, Jeff Hirsch
The Templeton Twins Have An Idea, Jeremy Holmes
Origin, Jessica Khoury
Ask the Passengers, A.S. King
Every Day, David Levithan
Adaptation, Malinda Lo
Son, Lois Lowry
Carnival of Souls, Melissa Marr
Necromancing the Stone, Lish McBride
Betrayal, Gregg Olsen
Dodger, Terry Pratchett
The Encyclopedia of Me, Karen Rivers
Stealing Air, Trent Reedy
Amelia Anne is Dead and Gone, Kat Rosenfield
Endangered, Eliot Schrefer
Entice, Jessica Shrivington
The Fire Chronicle, John Stephens
The Raven Boys, Maggie Steifvater
The Other Normals, Ned Vizzini
Literature/Fiction
Blasphemy, Sherman Alexie
Walking on Glass, Iain Banks
Telegraph Avenue, Michael Chabon
Scandal Wears Satin, Loretta Chase
Girl With A Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier
The Orchardist, Amanda Coplin
The Mirrored World, Debra Dean
The Stockholm Octavo, Karen Engelman
Crackpot Palace, Jeffrey Ford
The Midwife of Hope River, Patricia Harman
Flight Behavior, Barbara Kingsolver
Live by Night, Dennis Lehane
Escape, Perihan Magden
The Great Escape, Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Those We Love Most, Lee Woodruff

Mystery
The Blackhouse, Peter May
The Beautiful Mystery, Louise Penny

Non-Fiction
So, You Want To Be A Comic Book Artist? Philip Amara
Better Than A Lemonade Stand! Daryl Bernstein
SnApp Shots, Adam Brockhorst
A Black Hole Is Not A Hole, Carolyn Cinami Decristofano
Guy-Write, Ralph J. Fletcher
Zora! and Stolen Into Slavery Dennis Brindell Fradin and Judith Bloom Fradin
40 Day Journey With Parker J Palmer, Henry F. French
Food, Kathlyn Gay
Rookie Yearbook One
One Dead Spy, Nathan Hale
So, You Want To Be A Writer? Vicki Hambleton
Moonbird, Phillip M. Hoose
It's Not All Black and White
They Stood Alone! Sandra McLeod Humphrey
The Giant and How He Humbugged America, Jim Murphy
Outcasts United, Warren St. John
The Great Molasses Flood, Deborah Kops
The Where, The Why, And The How, Matt LaMothe
Consent of the Networked, Rebecca MacKinnon
The Adventures Of Deadwood Dick, Pat McKissack
Iceberg, Right Ahead! Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
Unusual Creatures, Michael Hearst
Forensic Identification, Elizabeth A. Murray
Buffalo Bird Girl, S. D. Nelson
Steve Jobs Thinking Differently, Patricia Lakin
Discovering Wes Moore, Wes Moore
Lincoln's Last Days, Bill O'Reilly
Hand In Hand, Andrea Davis Pinkney
Beyond Courage and Helen's Big World, Doreen Rappaport
Paris in Color, Nicole Robertson
The Pregnancy Project, Gaby Rodrigues
Go, Go, Grapes! April Pulley Sayre
People Who Said No, Laura Scandiffio
Bomb, Steve Sheinkin
Seymour Simon's Extreme Earth Records, Seymour Simon
Swell, Evan Slater
Stars in the Shadows, Charles R. Smith
Discovering Black America, Linda Tarrant-Reid
Their Skeletons Speak, Sally M. Walker
Too Big To Know, David Weinberger

Science Fiction/Fantasy
The White Forest, Adam McOmber
The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern

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