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Princess Garnet's 15 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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Princess Garnet's 15 Reads

Post by princess garnet » Sun January 4th, 2015, 10:30 pm

New list for the new year!

Persuasion, Captain Wentworth, and Cracklin' Cornbread by Mary Jane Hathaway ("Jane Austen Takes the South" #3)
Tears of the Rose by Jeffe Kennedy ("Twelve Kingdoms" #2)
Writing Fantasy & Science Fiction by Orson Scott Card et al. (NF)
The Midnight Queen by Sylvia I. Hunter
Glamour in Glass by Mary R. Kowal ("Glamourist Histories" #2)
African American Medicine in Washington, DC by Heather Butts (NF)
Without a Summer by Mary R. Kowal ("Glamourist Histories" #3)
Beyond All Dreams by Elizabeth Camden
Balkans in World History by Andrew B. Wachtel (NF)
Mrs. Lincoln's Rival by Jennifer Chiaverini (reread)
Half a King by Joe Abercombie
Dreamer's Daughter by Lynn Kurland (Nine Kingdoms #9)
The Shadow Queen by Sandra Gulland (reread)

Balkan Ghosts by Robert D. Kaplan (NF)
Maid of Deception by Jennifer McGowan (YA, "Maids of Honor" #2)
How to be a Heroine by Samantha Ellis (NF)
A Traveler's History of Croatia, 2nd ed. by Benjamin Curtis (NF)
Isabella by Kirstin Downey (NF)
How Paris Became Paris by Joan Dejean (NF)
The Marriage Game by Alison Weir
The Art of Disney Frozen by Charles Solomon (NF)
How to Catch a Prince by Rachel Hauck ("Royal Weddings" #3)
Blood Song by Anthony Ryan ("Raven's Shadow" #1)

Writing the Fiction Series by Karen Wiesner (NF)
Stateless in Shanghai by Liliane Willens (NF)
The Mind of Your Story by Lisa Lenard-Cook (NF)
The Tropic of Serpents by Marie Brennan ("Lady Trent" #2, reread)
The American Plate by Libby H. O'Connell (NF)
Half the World by Joe Abercombie
A History of Hungary by Laszlo Kontler (NF)
Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell (Emma of Normandy #1)
Mrs. Grant & Madam Jule by Jennifer Chiaverini
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman (YA)

Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman (YA)
The Fifth Gospel by Ian Caldwell
Thomas Cromwell by Tracy Borman (NF)
The She-Wolf by Maurice Druon ("Accursed Kings" #5)
The Will to Survive by Bryan Cartledge (NF)
No Plot? No Problem! by Chris Baty (NF)

The Mourning Bells by Christine Trent ("Lady of Ashes" #4)
Danger in Paris: A Samantha Mystery by Sarah M. Buckley (American Girl Mystery)
Valour and Vanity by Mary R. Kowal ("Glamourist Histories" #4)
The Price of Blood by Patricia Bracewell ("Emma of Normandy" #2)
The Counterfeit Heiress by Tasha Alexander ("Lady Emily" #9)
The Jewel by Amy Ewing (YA)
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (YA)
She-Wolves by Helen Castor (NF)
The Danube by Nick Thorpe (NF)

The Emperor's Blades by Brian Staveley ("Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne" #1)
Emma by Alexander McCall Smith
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Jane Austen's Names by Margaret Doody (NF)
The Providence of Fire by Brian Staveley ("Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne" #2)
Jane Austen's England by Roy and Lesley Adkins (NF)
The Fell Sword by Miles Cameron ("Traitor Son cycle" #2)
An Uncertain Choice by Jodi Hedlund (YA)
Jane Austen's Emma by Stacy King, ed. (Manga Classics)
A Passion for Paris by David Downie (NF)

The Rival Queens by Nancy Goldstone (NF)
The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck (NF)
The Mysterious Death of Jane Austen by Lindsay Ashford
The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte by Laura Joh Rowland
Bedlam: Further Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte by Laura Joh Rowland
Dauntless by Dina L. Sleiman (YA, "Valiant Hearts" #1)
The Talon of the Hawk by Jeffe Kennedy ("12 Kingdoms" #3)
The Voyage of the Basilisk by Marie Brennan ("Lady Trent" #3)
The Princess Spy by Melanie Dickerson (YA)

The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport (NF)
Baltimore in the Civil War by Harry Ezratty (NF)
Palimpsest by Matthew Battles (NF)
Huntress of Thornbeck Forest by Melanie Dickerson
Hidden Huntress by Danielle Jensen (YA, "Malediction" #2)
The Secret Life of the Seine by Mort Rosenblum (NF)
Killers of the King by Charles Spencer (NF)
The Capitals of the Confederacy by Michael C. Hardy (NF)
Jane Austen's Country Life by Deirdre Le Faye (NF)
The Exchange of Princesses by Chantal Thomas
The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory
Jane Austen Cover to Cover by Margaret Sullivan (NF)
Forgotten Maryland Cocktails by Gregory & Nicole Priebe (NF)

The Brickmaker's Bride by Judith Miller ("Refined by Love" #1, reread)
The Potter's Lady by Judith Miller ("Refined by Love" #2)
King John and the Road to Magna Carta by Stephen Church (NF)
Chivalrous by Dina L. Sleiman (YA, "Valiant Hearts" #2)
From Splendor to Revolution by Julia Gelardi (NF)
English & Catholic: the Lords Baltimore in the 17th Century by John D. Krugler (NF)
After Elizabeth by Leanda de Lisle (NF)
Half a War by Joe Abercrombie ("Shattered Sea" #3)

Lady of Magick by Sylvia I. Hunter ("Noctis Magicae" #2)
The Bronte Cabinet by Deborah Lutz (NF)
Five Empresses by Evgenii Anisimov (NF)
Jane Eyre: Graphic Novel by Charlotte Bronte (adapted by Amy Corzine)
Drinking in America by Susan Cheever (NF)
Sense & Sensibility by Jane Austen: Graphic Novel adapted by Nancy Butler
The Counterfeit Heiress by Tasha Alexander (reread)
New England Pie by Robert Cox (NF)
Capital Streetcars by John DeFerrari (NF)
Aristocrats by Stella Tillyard (NF)

Death at the Abbey by Christine Trent ("Lady of Ashes" #5)
Magna Carta by Dan Jones (NF)
King John by Marc Morris (NF)
Wild Women of Maryland by Lauren Silberman (NF)
Silver in the Blood by Jessica Day George (YA)
The Adventuress by Tasha Alexander ("Lady Emily" #10)
Hidden History of Augusta by Tom Mack (NF)
Paris to the Pyrenees by David Downie (NF)

Downton Abbey: A Celebration by Jessica Fellowes (NF)
The Bourbons by J.H. Sheenan (NF)
The Kiss of Deception by Mary Pearson (YA, "Remnant Chronicles" #1)
The Heart of Betrayal by Mary Pearson (YA, "Remnant Chronicles" #2)
Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
Prohibition in Washington, DC by Garrett Peck (NF)
Top 40 Traditions of Christmas by David McLaughlan (NF)
The Lily and the Lion by Maurice Druon ("Accursed Kings" #6)
The White Rose by Amy Ewing ("Jewel" #2)
Star Wars: Before the Awakening by Greg Rucka (children's)
The Bronte Plot by Katherine Reay
Historic Powder Houses of New England by Matthew E. Thomas (NF)
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
1066 and All That by Walter C. Sellar and Robert J. Yeatman (NF)
The Last Knight by Norman F. Cantor (NF)
Last edited by princess garnet on Fri July 10th, 2015, 9:03 pm, edited 65 times in total.


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