Wednesday, November 1, 2017

My Month in Review: October

The Month in Review meme is hosted by Kathryn at Book Date.

I note the non-Macmillan books in this post with a star.

Books completed this month:
Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage
Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan by Ted Scheinman
Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon by Jeffrey Kluger (audio)
The Dry by Jane Harper (audio)
The Devil's Half Mile by Paddy Hirsch
Out of the Blue by Sophie Cameron
Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
Chadwick's Epic Revenge by Lisa Doan
Nothing Good Can Come from This: Essays by Kristi Coulter
Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration by David Roberts (audio) *

Books I am currently reading/listening to:
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle (audio, reread)
Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter*

What I acquired this month (non-work books):
After many non-acquisition months, I finally got some books in October!
When Did the Statue of Liberty Turn Green?: And 101 Other Questions about New York City by Nina Nazionale, Jean Ashton (bought at Ellis Island)
The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg (free ARC from publisher rep)
The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist: A True Story of Injustice in the American South by Radley Balko, Tucker Carrington (free ARC from NAIBA)
City Boy by Herman Wouk (bought at McNally Jackson)
The Velveteen Daughter by Laurel Davis Huber (bought at author event from Books on Call)
Women in the Literary Landscape by Doris Weatherford, Rosalind Reisner, Nancy Rubin Stuart, Valerie Tomaselli (free from publisher at Women's National Book Association annual board meeting)

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