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Justin's 2015 Reads

What have you read in 2015? Post your list here and update it as you go along! (One thread per member, please.)
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sweetpotatoboy
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Justin's 2015 Reads

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Thu March 12th, 2015, 5:25 am

1. A Name in Blood by Matt Rees (HF; re-read) - 4.5/5
2. A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin (fantasy) - 4/5
3. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Fowler (cont. fict) - 2/5
4. The Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson (HF) - 3/5
5. The Court of the Midnight King by Freda Warrington (historical fantasy) - 4/5
6. The Road to Gandolfo by Robert Ludlum (cont. fict) - 3/5
7. Temeraire by Naomi Novik (historical fantasy) - 3/5

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sweetpotatoboy
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Postby sweetpotatoboy » Thu April 2nd, 2015, 1:08 pm

8. Ross Poldark (Poldark, #1) by Winston Graham (HF) - 4/5
9. Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages by Guy Deutscher (non-fiction) - 4/5
10. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (cont. fiction) - 4/5
11. La Reine Etranglée (Les Rois Maudits, #2) (HF) by Maurice Druon - 3/5

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sweetpotatoboy
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Postby sweetpotatoboy » Fri July 3rd, 2015, 1:21 pm

12. The Lie by Helen Dunmore (HF) - 3/5
13. The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton (HF) - 4/5
14. Gideon's Angel by Clifford Beal (H Fant.) - 2.5/5
15. The Quiet American by Graham Greene (cont fict) - 2.5/5
16. The Bees by Laline Paull (cont fict) - 4/5

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sweetpotatoboy
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Re: Justin's 2015 Reads

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Thu August 6th, 2015, 6:10 am

17. Some Luck by Jane Smiley (HF) - 4/5
18. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd (HF) - 4.5/5
19. The Brain That Changes Itself - stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science by Norman Doidge (NF) - 4.5/5
20. The Sleep Diet by Carmel Harrington (NF) - 4/5
21. Isabel (Isabel #1) by Javier Olivares (HF) - 4/5
22. The Great Survivors: How Monarchy Made It Into the Twenty-First Century by Peter Conradi (NF) - 3.5/5

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sweetpotatoboy
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Re: Justin's 2015 Reads

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Sat August 15th, 2015, 10:47 am

23. The Last Tsarina by Lozania Prole (HF) - 2.5/5
24. The Garfield Honour by Frank Yerby (HF) - 4/5

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sweetpotatoboy
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Re: Justin's 2015 Reads

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Tue September 8th, 2015, 11:02 am

25. The Maid by Kimberly Cutter (HF) - 3.5/5 (down from 4.5, when I first read it)
26. Meet Your Happy Chemicals by Loretta Graziano Breuning (NF) - 4/5

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Re: Justin's 2015 Reads

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Thu September 17th, 2015, 10:04 am

27. Early Warning by Jane Smiley (HF) - 3/5
28. The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad (NF) - 3.5/5
29. Lust for Life by Irving Stone (HF) - 4.5/5

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Re: Justin's 2015 Reads

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Mon November 2nd, 2015, 4:28 pm

30. The Book of Lost Books by Stuart Kelly (NF) - 4/5
31. Lord Geoffrey's Fancy by Alfred Duggan (HF) - 3.5/5
32. Teach Us to Sit Still - A Sceptic's Search for Health and Healing by Tim Parks (NF) - 2/5
33. Demelza by Winston Graham (HF) - 4.5/5
34. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (fiction) - 4/5
35. A Pound of Paper: Confessions of a Book Addict by John Baxter (NF) - 4/5

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Re: Justin's 2015 Reads

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Wed January 27th, 2016, 2:15 pm

36. The Slave by Isaac Bashevis Singer (HF) - 4/5
37. Inés del alma mía by Isabel Allende (HF) - 3/5
38. The White Castle by Orhan Pamuk (HF) - 2/5
39. Italian Pleasures by David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell (NF) - 3.5/5
40. If Morning Ever Comes by Anne Tyler (cont. fict) - 3/5
41. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal by Jeanette Winterson (NF) - 4/5
42. She Rises by Kate Worsley (HF) - 4.5/5


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