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SonjaMarie's 2014 Reading Log

What did you read in 2014? Post your list here and update it as you go along! (One thread per member, please.)
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat February 8th, 2014, 3:00 am

*Means I own or owned the book at time of read. (K) means Kindle edition (pages of which may be longer or shorter then physical copy),
(K L) means Kindle book from library, (K S) means I read it through Scribd

Historical Fiction:
"Confessions of a Courtesan" by Elizabeth Charles (aka Deborah Hale) (295pgs, 2011) (4/22) (K)*
"The Poisoned Crown (The Accursed Kings, Book 3)" by Maurice Druon, trans by Humphrey Hare (305pgs, 1957orig, 2014ed) (5/28)
"Queen's Gambit" by Elizabeth Fremantle (408pgs, 2013) (1/20) (K)*
"The Red Lily Crown: A Novel of Medici Florence" by Elizabeth Loupas (420pgs, 2014) (6/25)
"The Forbidden Queen" by Anne O'Brien (487pgs, 2013) (3/28)
"Queen Defiant: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine" by Anne O'Brien (419pgs, 2011) (2/9)
"Becoming Josephine" by Heather Webb (308pgs, 2014) (2/4)
Total: 7 - Pages: 2642 - 377pgs aver.

Historical Fiction Mysteries & Alternate Histories:
"Murder at Westminster Abbey: A Kate Haywood/Elizabethan Mystery #2" by Amanda Carmack (286pgs, 2014) (6/21)
Total: 1 - Pages: 286 - 286pgs aver.

Miscellaneous Fiction:
"Skin Game: Dresden Files #15" by Jim Butcher (504pgs, 2014) (6/19) (K)*
"The Three Emperors: Ethan Gage Book #7" by William Dietrich (373pgs, 2014) (5/22) (K)*
"Blythewood: Blythewood Tales #1" by Carol Goodman (489pgs, 2013) (1/30)*
"The Ghost of the Mary Celeste" by Valerie Martin (341pgs, 2014) (2/27) (K L)
"The Vanishing" by Wendy Webb (286pgs, 2014) (3/10)
Total: 5 - Pages: 1993 - 398pgs aver.

Jane Austen, Pride & Prejudice Sequels, Darcy POV's & Mysteries
"Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen" by Lindsay Ashford (420pgs, 2011) (4/3) (K L)
"Longbourn" by Jo Baker (408pgs, 2013) (1/24) (K L)
Total: 2 - Pages: 828pgs - 414pgs aver.

Mysteries:
"The Lies That Bind: A Brooklyn Wainwright/A Bibliophile Mystery #3" by Kate Carlisle (271pgs, 2010) (1/13) (K L)
"Murder Under Cover: A Brooklyn Wainwright/A Bibliophile Mystery #4" by Kate Carlisle (280pgs, 2011) (2/18) (K L)
"One Book in the Grave: A Brooklyn Wainwright/A Bibliophile Mystery #5" by Kate Carlisle (280pgs, 2012) (4/19) (K L)
"The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Novel #1" by Alan Bradley (371pgs, 2010) (1/28)*
"The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Flavia de Luce Novel #2" by Alan Bradley (361pgs, 2010) (3/12)
"Full Dark House: A Bryant & May/Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery #1" by Christopher Fowler (368pgs, 2010) (4/2) (K L)
"The Water Room: A Bryant & May/Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery #2" by Christopher Fowler (425pgs, 2010) (5/14) (K L)
"The Black Country: The Metropolitan Murder Squard Mystery #2" by Alex Grecian (417pgs, 2013) (1/12)*
"The Devil's Workshop: The Metropolitan Murder Squard Mystery #3" by Alex Grecian (386pgs, 2014) (6/2) (K)*
"Murder at Longbourn: Elizabeth Parker Mystery #1" by Tracy Kiely (308pgs, 2010) (1/29) (K L)
"Murder on the Bride's Side: Elizabeth Parker Mystery #2" by Tracy Kiely (291pgs, 2010) (2/8) (K L)
"Murder Most Persuasive: Elizabeth Parker Mystery #3" by Tracy Kiely (293pgs, 2011) (3/19) (K L)
"Concealed In Death" by J.D. Robb (402pgs, 2014) (3/3) (K)*
Total: 13 - Pages: 4453 - 342pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Royalty or Connected - Tudors:
"The Other Tudors: Henry VIII's Mistresses and Bastards" by Philippa Jones (327pgs, 2011) (5/3) (K L)
"A Journey Through Tudor England" by Suzannah Lipscomb (284pgs, 2013) (1/11) (K)*
"The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court" by Anna Whitelock (367pgs, 2014) (5/29)*
Total: 3 - Pages: 978 - 326pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Royalty or Connected - Great Britain:
"Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors" by Peter Ackroyd (471pgs, 2011) (2/15)*
"George III: America’s Last King" by Jeremy Black (472pgs, 2006) (4/18)*
"Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses" by Sarah Gristwood (381pgs, 2012) (6/13) (K L)
"George I, Elector and King" by Ragnhild Hatton (316pgs, 1978) (1/30)*
"George IV: The Rebel Who Would Be King" by Christopher Hibbert (781pgs, 2007) (6/16)*
"The Woodvilles: The Wars of the Roses and England's Most Infamous Family" by Susan Higginbotham (251pgs, 2013) (2/6) (K L)
"The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England" by Dan Jones (580pgs, 2012) (2/28) (K L)
"The King's Grave: The Discovery of Richard III's Lost Burial Place and the Clues It Holds" by Philippa Langley & Michael Jones (286pgs, 2013) (1/13) (K)*
"George II: King and Elector" by Andrew C. Thompson (311pgs, 2011) (3/6)*
Total: 9 - Pages: 3849 - 427pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Royalty or Connected:
"1808: The Flight of the Emperor: How a Weak Prince, a Mad Queen, and the British Navy Tricked Napoleon and Changed the New World" by Laurentino Gomes (336pgs, 2013) (3/25) (K L)
Total: 1 - Pages: 336 - 336pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Great Britain:
"Treasures of Britain and Treasures of Ireland" by Automobile Association of Britain (671pgs, 1976) (2/16)*
"Castles, Customs, and Kings: True Tales by English Historical Fiction Authors" Edited by Debra Brown and M.M. Bennetts (769pgs, 2013) (3/30) (K)*
"Our Tempestuous Day: A History of Regency England" by Carolly Erickson (273pgs, 1986orig, 2011ed) (3/25)
"How to be a Victorian" by Ruth Goodman (444pgs, 2013) (2/9) (K)*
"Georgian London: Into the Streets" by Lucy Inglis (395pgs, 2013) (5/21) (K)*
"Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times" by Lucy Lethbridge (378pgs, 2013) (1/22) (K)*
"Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects" by Neil MacGregor (336pgs, 2013) (3/10) (K L)
"A Brief Guide to Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes" by Michael Paterson (285pgs, 2012) (3/21)
"London in the Eighteenth Century: A Great and Monstrous Thing" by Jerry White (584pgs, 2013) (4/24)*
"London in the 19th Century: 'A Human Awful Wonder of God'" by Jerry White (505pgs, 2008) (6/20)*
Total: 10 - Pages: 4640 - 464pgs aver.

Nonfiction - French History:
"How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City" by Joan DeJean (356pgs, 2014) (5/6) (K L)
"Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris" by Eric Jager (257pgs, 2014) (3/6) (K L)
Total: 2 - Pages: 613 - 306pgs aver.

Nonfiction - History:
"Connections" by James Burke (453pgs, 1978orig, 2012ed) (5/16) (K L)
"Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History)" by Thomas Cahill (432pgs, 2013) (3/20) (K L)
"Sheba: Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen" by Nicholas Clapp (331pgs, 2001) (5/20)*
"The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History" by Robert M. Edsel (567pgs, 2013) (4/25)
"The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples" by David Gilmour (421pgs, 2012) (5/15)
"I Wish I'd Been There: European History Book 2" ed by Bryon Hollinshed & Theodore K. Rabb (315pgs, 2008) (4/3)*
"History of Women in the West, Volume II: Silences of the Middle Ages" by Christiane Klapisch-Zuber (491pgs, 1994) (6/19)*
"The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects" by Richard Kurin (790pgs, 2013) (2/27) (K L)
"The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, and Longing in the Ancient World" by Vicki León (292pgs, 2013) (5/30)
"Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: A Brief History of Ancient Egypt" by Barbara Mertz (336pgs, 2009) (6/20) (K S)
"The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Roman Empire" by Eric D. Nelson (379pgs, 2001) (3/14) (K L)
"The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova" by Paul Strathern (411pgs, 2013) (3/27) (K L)
Total: 12 - Pages: 4882 - 443pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Biographies/Autobiographies:
"A Spoonful of Sugar: A Nanny's Story" by Brenda Ashford (379pgs, 2013) (2/9) (K L)
"The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret" by Catherine Bailey (509pgs, 2013) (1/7) (K L)
"Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice" by Paula Byrne (252pgs, 2014) (6/13) (K L)
"Turn of the World" by Elizabeth Drexel Lady Decies (313pgs, 1937orig, 2012ed) (5/4)
"The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527" by Leonie Frieda (398pgs, 2013) (6/24)*
"Humorists: From Hogarth to Noel Coward" by Paul Johnson (233pgs, 2010) (1/30)
"The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age" by Myra MacPherson (329pgs, 2014) (5/13) (K L)
"Masters of Sex: Life & Times of William Masters & Virginia Johnson, the Couple Who Taught America How to Love" by Thomas Maier (464pgs, 2013) (1/16) (K)*
"Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief" by Bill Mason & Lee Gruenfeld (479pgs, 2005) (2/23) (K L)
"Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?" by Marion Meade (435pgs, 1989) (4/18)*
"Minding the Manor: The Memoir of a 1930s English Kitchen Maid" by Mollie Moran (360pgs, 2013) (4/30) (K L)
"Splendour & Squalor: The Disgrace and Disintegration of Three Aristocratic Dynasties" by Marcus Scriven (368pgs, 2009) (6/21)
"Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love" by Dava Sobel (394pgs, 1999) (6/5) (K)*
"The Pinecone: The Story of Sarah Losh, Forgotten Romantic Heroine--Antiquarian, Architect, and Visionary" by Jenny Uglow (352pgs, 2012) (5/22) (K L)
Total: 14 - Pages: 5265 - 376pgs aver.

Supernatural/Paranormal:
"Haunted New Orleans: Southern Spirits, Garden District Ghosts, and Vampire Venues" by Bonnye E. Stuart (232pgs, 2012) (1/25)
Total: 1 - Pages: 232 - 232pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Miscellaneous:
"On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History" by Nicholas A. Basbanes (482pgs, 2013) (1/18) (K L)
"To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing" by Simon Garfield (443pgs, 2013) (4/19) (K L)
"Red Herrings and White Elephants: The Origins of the Phrases We Use Every Day" by Albert Jack (250pgs, 2007) (6/5) (K S)
"All the Time in the World: A Book of Hours" by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins (263pgs, 2013) (1/22) (K L)
"The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell" by Mark Kurlansky (307pgs, 2006) (6/22) (K L)
"Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by their Trace Fossils" by Anthony J. Martin (468pgs, 2014) (4/12) (K L)
"The Secret History of Dreaming" by Robert Moss (330pgs, 2008) (6/21) (K S)
"Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal" by Mary Roach (316pgs, 2013) (6/24)
"Ha!: The Science of When We Laugh and Why" by Scott Weems (288pgs, 2014) (5/22) (K L)
Total: 9 - Pages: 3147 - 349pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Books on Cemeteries, Death, etc:
"Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses" by Bess Lovejoy (279pgs, 2013) (6/28) (K S)
Total: 1 - Pages: 279 - 279pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Real Life Murders/Murder Mysteries/Crimes:
"The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison and Pursuit" by Carol Baxter (370pgs, 2013) (1/4)
"Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of The Great Gatsby" by Sarah Churchwell (400pgs, 2013) (2/7) (K L)
"The Great Pearl Heist: London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace" by Molly Caldwell Crosby (265pgs, 2012) (4/30)
"Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris" by Steven Levingston (338pgs, 2014) (3/11) (K L)
"Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief and Mayhem" by Paul Martin (288pgs, 2014) (4/30) (K L)
"The Profligate Son: Or, A True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency Britain" by Nicola Phillips (345pgs, 2013) (2/12) (K L)
"The Woman Who Murdered Babies for Money: The Story of Amelia Dyer" by Alison Rattle & Allison Vale (248pgs, 2011) (1/31)
"The Devil's Gentleman: Privilege, Poison, and the Trial That Ushered in the Twentieth Century" by Harold Schechter (451pgs, 2008) (5/31)*
"The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation" by Harold Schechter (350pgs, 2014) (4/10) (K)*
"Illegal Tender: Gold, Greed, and the Mystery of the Lost 1933 Double Eagle" by David Tripp (388pgs, 2007) (4/23) (K)*
Total: 10 - Pages: 3443 - 344pgs aver.

Nonfiction - Books on Ships, Shipwrecks & Ghost Ships:
"Treasure Hunter: Diving for Gold on North America's Death Coast" by Robert MacKinnon & Dallas Murphy (336pgs, 2013) (4/18)
"The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World" by Lincoln Paine (959pgs, 2014) (5/21) (K L)
Total: 2 - Pages: 1295 - 647pgs aver.

Acting/Hollywood/Music/Entertainment:
"The Divine Sarah: A Life of Sarah Bernhardt" by Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale (393pgs, 1991) (3/27)*
"Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood" by Donald Bogle (452pgs, 2005) (1/11) (K L)
"The Way I Was" by Marvin Hamlisch (320pgs, 1992orig, 2013ed) (2/8) (K L)
"Jim Henson: The Biography" by Brian Jay Jones (644pgs, 2013) (2/20) (K L)
"Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes at Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! on PBS" Rebecca Eaton (323pgs, 2013) (4/13) (K L)
"Cloris" by Cloris Leachman w/ Geoge Englund (313pgs, 2009) (3/6)
"Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey" by Bob McCabe (532pgs, 2011) (6/19)*
"Rita Moreno: A Memoir" by Rita Moreno (304pgs, 2013) (1/16) (K L)
Total: 8 - Pages: 3813 - 476pgs aver.

Grand Total: 109 - Pages: 42974 - 394pgs aver.
23 BF, 35 Own (15 K), 46 Lib. Kin., 3 K S
Last edited by SonjaMarie on Tue July 22nd, 2014, 1:57 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat February 8th, 2014, 3:00 am

January 2014 21
"The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison and Pursuit" by Carol Baxter (370pgs, 2013) (1/4)
"The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret" by Catherine Bailey (509pgs, 2013) (1/7) (K L)
"Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood" by Donald Bogle (452pgs, 2005) (1/11) (K L)
"A Journey Through Tudor England" by Suzannah Lipscomb (284pgs, 2013) (1/11) (K)*
"The Black Country: The Metropolitan Murder Squard Mystery #2" by Alex Grecian (417pgs, 2013) (1/12)*
"The King's Grave: The Discovery of Richard III's Lost Burial Place and the Clues It Holds" by Philippa Langley & Michael Jones (286pgs, 2013) (1/13) (K)*
"The Lies That Bind: A Brooklyn Wainwright/A Bibliophile Mystery #3" by Kate Carlisle (271pgs, 2010) (1/13) (K L)
"Rita Moreno: A Memoir" by Rita Moreno (304pgs, 2013) (1/16) (K L)
"On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History" by Nicholas A. Basbanes (482pgs, 2013) (1/18) (K L)
"Queen's Gambit" by Elizabeth Fremantle (408pgs, 2013) (1/20) (K)*
"All the Time in the World: A Book of Hours" by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins (263pgs, 2013) (1/22) (K L)
"Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times" by Lucy Lethbridge (378pgs, 2013) (1/22) (K)*
"Longbourn" by Jo Baker (408pgs, 2013) (1/24) (K L)
"Haunted New Orleans: Southern Spirits, Garden District Ghosts, and Vampire Venues" by Bonnye E. Stuart (232pgs, 2012) (1/25)
"The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Novel #1" by Alan Bradley (371pgs, 2010) (1/28)*
"Murder at Longbourn: Elizabeth Parker Mystery #1" by Tracy Kiely (308pgs, 2010) (1/29) (K L)
"Humorists: From Hogarth to Noel Coward" by Paul Johnson (233pgs, 2010) (1/30)
"George I, Elector and King" by Ragnhild Hatton (316pgs, 1978) (1/30)*
"Blythewood: Blythewood Tales #1" by Carol Goodman (489pgs, 2013) (1/30)*
"The Woman Who Murdered Babies for Money: The Story of Amelia Dyer" by Alison Rattle & Allison Vale (248pgs, 2011) (1/31)
Pages: 7493 - 356pgs aver. (4 BF, 9 Own (5 K), 8 K L)
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue April 8th, 2014, 2:22 am

February 2014 17
"Becoming Josephine" by Heather Webb (308pgs, 2014) (2/4)
"The Woodvilles: The Wars of the Roses and England's Most Infamous Family" by Susan Higginbotham (251pgs, 2013) (2/6) (K L)
"Careless People: Murder, Mayhem, and the Invention of The Great Gatsby" by Sarah Churchwell (400pgs, 2013) (2/7) (K L)
"The Way I Was" by Marvin Hamlisch (320pgs, 1992orig, 2013ed) (2/8) (K L)
"Murder on the Bride's Side: Elizabeth Parker Mystery #2" by Tracy Kiely (291pgs, 2010) (2/8) (K L)
"A Spoonful of Sugar: A Nanny's Story" by Brenda Ashford (379pgs, 2013) (2/9) (K L)
"How to be a Victorian" by Ruth Goodman (444pgs, 2013) (2/9) (K)*
"Queen Defiant: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine" by Anne O'Brien (419pgs, 2011) (2/9)
"The Profligate Son: Or, A True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency Britain" by Nicola Phillips (345pgs, 2013) (2/12) (K L)
"Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors" by Peter Ackroyd (471pgs, 2011) (2/15)*
"Treasures of Britain and Treasures of Ireland" by Automobile Association of Britain (671pgs, 1976) (2/16)*
"Murder Under Cover: A Brooklyn Wainwright/A Bibliophile Mystery #4" by Kate Carlisle (280pgs, 2011) (2/18) (K L)
"Jim Henson: The Biography" by Brian Jay Jones (644pgs, 2013) (2/20) (K L)
"Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief" by Bill Mason & Lee Gruenfeld (479pgs, 2005) (2/23) (K L)
"The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects" by Richard Kurin (790pgs, 2013) (2/27) (K L)
"The Ghost of the Mary Celeste" by Valerie Martin (341pgs, 2014) (2/27) (K L)
"The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England" by Dan Jones (580pgs, 2012) (2/28) (K L)
Pages: 7413 - 436pgs aver. (2 BF, 3 Own (1 K), 12 K L)
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue April 8th, 2014, 2:22 am

March 2014 18
"Concealed in Death" by J.D. Robb (402pgs, 2014) (3/3) (K)*
"Cloris" by Cloris Leachman w/ Geoge Englund (313pgs, 2009) (3/6)
"George II: King and Elector" by Andrew C. Thompson (311pgs, 2011) (3/6)*
"Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris" by Eric Jager (257pgs, 2014) (3/6) (K L)
"The Vanishing" by Wendy Webb (286pgs, 2014) (3/10)
"Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects" by Neil MacGregor (336pgs, 2013) (3/10) (K L)
"Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris" by Steven Levingston (338pgs, 2014) (3/11) (K L)
"The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag: A Flavia de Luce Novel #2" by Alan Bradley (361pgs, 2010) (3/12)
"The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Roman Empire" by Eric D. Nelson (379pgs, 2001) (3/14) (K L)
"Murder Most Persuasive: Elizabeth Parker Mystery #3" by Tracy Kiely (293pgs, 2011) (3/19) (K L)
"Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World (Hinges of History)" by Thomas Cahill (432pgs, 2013) (3/20) (K L)
"A Brief Guide to Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes" by Michael Paterson (285pgs, 2012) (3/21)
"1808: The Flight of the Emperor: How a Weak Prince, a Mad Queen, and the British Navy Tricked Napoleon and Changed the New World" by Laurentino Gomes (336pgs, 2013) (3/25) (K L)
"Our Tempestuous Day: A History of Regency England" by Carolly Erickson (273pgs, 1986orig, 2011ed) (3/25)
"The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova" by Paul Strathern (411pgs, 2013) (3/27) (K L)
"The Divine Sarah: A Life of Sarah Bernhardt" by Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale (393pgs, 1991) (3/27)*
"The Forbidden Queen" by Anne O'Brien (487pgs, 2013) (3/28)
"Castles, Customs, and Kings: True Tales by English Historical Fiction Authors" Edited by Debra Brown and M.M. Bennetts (769pgs, 2013) (3/30) (K)*
Pages: 6622 - 367pgs aver. (7 BF, 5 Own (1 K), 6 K L)
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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue May 6th, 2014, 2:50 am

April 2014 19
"The Parthenon Enigma" by Joan Breton Connelly (489pgs, 2014) (4/1) (K L)
"Full Dark House: A Bryant & May/Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery #1" by Christopher Fowler (368pgs, 2010) (4/2) (K L)
"I Wish I'd Been There: European History Book 2" ed by Bryon Hollinshed & Theodore K. Rabb (315pgs, 2008) (4/3)*
"Mysterious Death of Miss Jane Austen" by Lindsay Ashford (420pgs, 2011) (4/3) (K L)
"The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation" by Harold Schechter (350pgs, 2014) (4/10) (K)*
"Dinosaurs Without Bones: Dinosaur Lives Revealed by their Trace Fossils" by Anthony J. Martin (468pgs, 2014) (4/12) (K L)
"George III: America’s Last King" by Jeremy Black (472pgs, 2006) (4/18)*
"Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This?" by Marion Meade (435pgs, 1989) (4/18)*
"Treasure Hunter: Diving for Gold on North America's Death Coast" by Robert MacKinnon & Dallas Murphy (336pgs, 2013) (4/18)
"One Book in the Grave: A Brooklyn Wainwright/A Bibliophile Mystery #5" by Kate Carlisle (280pgs, 2012) (4/19) (K L)
"To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing" by Simon Garfield (443pgs, 2013) (4/19) (K L)
"Confessions of a Courtesan" by Elizabeth Charles (aka Deborah Hale) (295pgs, 2011) (4/22) (K)*
"London in the Eighteenth Century: A Great and Monstrous Thing" by Jerry White (584pgs, 2013) (4/24)*
"The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History" by Robert M. Edsel (567pgs, 2013) (4/25)
"The Great Pearl Heist: London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace" by Molly Caldwell Crosby (265pgs, 2012) (4/30)
"Minding the Manor: The Memoir of a 1930s English Kitchen Maid" by Mollie Moran (360pgs, 2013) (4/30) (K L)
"Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief and Mayhem" by Paul Martin (288pgs, 2014) (4/30) (K L)
Pages: 7446 - 391pgs aver. (3 BF, 7 Own (3 K), 9 K L)

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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue July 22nd, 2014, 1:56 am

May 2014 17
"The Other Tudors: Henry VIII's Mistresses and Bastards" by Philippa Jones (327pgs, 2011) (5/3) (K L)
"Turn of the World" by Elizabeth Drexel Lady Decies (313pgs, 1937orig, 2012ed) (5/4)
"How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City" by Joan DeJean (356pgs, 2014) (5/6) (K L)
"The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age" by Myra MacPherson (329pgs, 2014) (5/13) (K L)
"The Water Room: A Bryant & May/Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery #2" by Christopher Fowler (425pgs, 2010) (5/14) (K L)
"The Pursuit of Italy: A History of a Land, Its Regions, and Their Peoples" by David Gilmour (421pgs, 2012) (5/15)
"Connections" by James Burke (453pgs, 1978orig, 2012ed) (5/16) (K L)
"Sheba: Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen" by Nicholas Clapp (331pgs, 2001) (5/20)*
"Georgian London: Into the Streets" by Lucy Inglis (395pgs, 2013) (5/21) (K)*
"The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World" by Lincoln Paine (959pgs, 2014) (5/21) (K L)
"Ha!: The Science of When We Laugh and Why" by Scott Weems (288pgs, 2014) (5/22) (K L)
"The Pinecone: The Story of Sarah Losh, Forgotten Romantic Heroine--Antiquarian, Architect, and Visionary" by Jenny Uglow (352pgs, 2012) (5/22) (K L)
"The Three Emperors: Ethan Gage Book #7" by William Dietrich (373pgs, 2014) (5/22) (K)*
"The Poisoned Crown (The Accursed Kings, Book 3)" by Maurice Druon, trans by Humphrey Hare (305pgs, 1957orig, 2014ed) (5/28)
"The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court" by Anna Whitelock (367pgs, 2014) (5/29)*
"The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, and Longing in the Ancient World" by Vicki León (292pgs, 2013) (5/30)
"The Devil's Gentleman: Privilege, Poison, and the Trial That Ushered in the Twentieth Century" by Harold Schechter (451pgs, 2008) (5/31)*
Pages: 6737 - 396pgs aver. (4 BF, 5 Own (2 K), 8 K L)

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Postby SonjaMarie » Tue July 22nd, 2014, 1:56 am

June 2014 17
"The Devil's Workshop: The Metropolitan Murder Squard Mystery #3" by Alex Grecian (386pgs, 2014) (6/2) (K)*
"Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love" by Dava Sobel (394pgs, 1999) (6/5) (K)*
"Red Herrings and White Elephants: The Origins of the Phrases We Use Every Day" by Albert Jack (250pgs, 2007) (6/5) (K S)
"Blood Sisters: The Women Behind the Wars of the Roses" by Sarah Gristwood (381pgs, 2012) (6/13) (K L)
"Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice" by Paula Byrne (252pgs, 2014) (6/13) (K L)
"George IV: The Rebel Who Would Be King" by Christopher Hibbert (781pgs, 2007) (6/16)*
"Skin Game: Dresden Files #15" by Jim Butcher (504pgs, 2014) (6/19) (K)*
"History of Women in the West, Volume II: Silences of the Middle Ages" by Christiane Klapisch-Zuber (491pgs, 1994) (6/19)*
"London in the 19th Century: 'A Human Awful Wonder of God'" by Jerry White (505pgs, 2008) (6/20)*
"Splendour & Squalor: The Disgrace and Disintegration of Three Aristocratic Dynasties" by Marcus Scriven (368pgs, 2009) (6/21)
"Murder at Westminster Abbey: A Kate Haywood/Elizabethan Mystery #2" by Amanda Carmack (286pgs, 2014) (6/21)
"The Secret History of Dreaming" by Robert Moss (330pgs, 2008) (6/21) (K S)
"The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell" by Mark Kurlansky (307pgs, 2006) (6/22) (K L)
"Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal" by Mary Roach (316pgs, 2013) (6/24)
"The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427-1527" by Leonie Frieda (398pgs, 2013) (6/24)*
"The Red Lily Crown: A Novel of Medici Florence" by Elizabeth Loupas (420pgs, 2014) (6/25)
"Rest in Pieces: The Curious Fates of Famous Corpses" by Bess Lovejoy (279pgs, 2013) (6/28) (K S)
Pages: 6648 - 391pgs aver. (4 BF, 6 Own (3 K), 3 K L, 3 K S)
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