Buchan, John. The Thirty-Nine Steps. New York: Buccaneer Books, 1996.
Reason read: in honor of my birthday I wanted to read something fast and fun. 296 more words
1 day, 5 hours ago
Craig, Philip A. A Beautiful Place to Die. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1989.
Reason read: February is the month in which Massachusetts became a state and Martha’s Vineyard is the “beautiful place to die”. 399 more words
1 week ago
Neufeld, Josh. A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge. New York: Pantheon Books, 2010.
Reason read: Mardi Gras is held in New Orleans every February. Rather than read this in August (typical because of the date of Hurricane Katrina) I decided to twist it up a little. 498 more words
1 week, 1 day ago
Llewellyn, Richard. Up, into the Singing Mountain. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1960.
Reason read: to continue the series incorrectly started in December (in honor of December being the best time to visit Patagonia). 383 more words
2 weeks, 5 days ago
Nabokov, Vladimir. Pale Fire. New York: Everyman’s Library, 1992.
Reason read: Nabokov’s wife, Vera, was born in January. This was read in her honor as it was dedicated to her. 418 more words
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Llewellyn, Richard. How Green Was My Valley. New York: RosettaBooks LLC, 2013.
Reason read: December is the best time to visit Patagonia. Not so sure about Wales. 403 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Kurlansky, Mark. Cod: a Biography of the Fish That Changed the World. New York: Penguin Books, 1998.
Reason read: Mark Kurlansky was born in December. 343 more words
1 month, 3 weeks ago