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March in Review ~Whole Lotta Reading. Reviewing? Not So Much.

Okay, so I took a step back from posting here to focus on my health, school and other writing, but that doesn’t mean that I stopped reading. Au contraire, my pretties. I read A LOT.

  1. When the Thrill is Gone by Walter Mosley 2011
  2. Gated Grief by Leila Levinson 2011 NF
  3. Pierre and Jean by Guy de Maupassant 1888 (Reviewed On Other Site)
  4. The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 1843 (Other Site)
  5. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conon Doyle 1901
  6. Dreadfully Ever After by Steve Hockensmith 2011
  7. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 1902
  8. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen 1803
  9. Poke the Box by Seth Godin 2011 NF
  10. The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allen Poe 1844 (Other Site)
  11. The Girl Who Became A Beatle by Greg Taylor 2011
  12. A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear 2011
  13. Eugenie Grandet by Honore de Balzac 1833 (Other Site)
  14. The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad 1907
  15. A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift 1729 (Other Site)
  16. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan 1915
  17. Antiques Roadkill by Barbara Allen 2006
  18. Planet Home by Jeffrey Hollender 2010 NF
  19. The Accident by (not going to say because it was a wonderful manuscript)
  20. A Professor, A Meteor, and A President by Cathryn J. Price 2011
  21. Yo Momma So Extraordinary by Zachary Reese and Ethan McCreadie 2011

Wow, I got tired just writing that. My favorite books this month were Gated Grief because it was so powerful and A Modest Proposal because it led to some fun discussions.

What was your favorite book for March?

{ 12 comments… add one }

  • TS Hendrik April 4, 2011, 9:00 pm

    Hmm, my favorite book for March… I should really consider reading something this year.

    • Anonymous April 13, 2011, 6:51 pm

      LOL, You keep yourself busy watching movies and telling me which ones to stay away from.

  • softdrink April 4, 2011, 9:40 pm

    I only read three books last month…in order of liking, they were The Beauty of Humanity Movement, Jane Eyre, and Ulysses. Actually, the word like doesn’t even belong in the same sentence as Ulysses.

    • Anonymous April 13, 2011, 6:52 pm

      My hat is off to you for Ulysses. I have never been able to stomach it. Did date a guy in high school with that name though; does that count?

  • Athira / Aths April 5, 2011, 1:18 am

    That’s certainly a lot of reading! Yay! I would love to have a month like that! Maybe I should seriously work towards it!

    • Anonymous April 13, 2011, 6:54 pm

      The funny thing is that I didn’t work at it. I think that I just escaped into it, reading does that:)

  • mannadonn April 6, 2011, 9:11 pm

    Wow! That list is nuts! Great job on reading so much! I have been a slacker lately and pretty much only read Snow Flower and the Secret Fan in March. It was okay.

    • Anonymous April 13, 2011, 6:54 pm

      You are allowed to slack, so much exciting stuff on your plate!

  • The1stdaughter April 13, 2011, 2:54 am

    Wow! That’s an incredible month! You sound a lot like me though, recently I just haven’t been feeling the reviewing vibe or whatever you want to call it. I’ve just wanted to relax and read. :)

    • Anonymous April 13, 2011, 6:53 pm

      Relax and read, that sounds like a good plan.

  • Mari April 17, 2011, 12:51 pm

    I love that you included the publish year in your list. I read 2-3 books a month so I’m floored with your success – fantastic job!

    Favorite read in March: The Mistress of Nothing


    • Anonymous April 17, 2011, 4:27 pm

      Thanks Mari! Including the year published helps me make sure that I am not always reading just new books. There are so many great books out there, collecting dust, just begging to be brought into the sun.

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