Thursday, September 8, 2011

The Return to the Buzz

It has been over 6 months since I lasted posted here but I will try to get caught up. The following is a list of books I have read during the first quarter of this year with my rating.
First Among Sequels by Jasper Fforde ****
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde ****
Dracula by Bram Stoker ****
Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel ***1/2
Trash by Andy Mulligan ****1/2
Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff  *****
1st to Die by James Patterson ***
Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris ***
Charles and Emma by Deborah Heiligman ***1/2
The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan ***1/2
Dark Life by Kat Falls ***
Fueling the Teen Machine by Ellen Shanley and Colleen Thompson **1/2
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin ****
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather ****1/2
Pig Island by Mo Hayder **
The Serpent's Tale by Ariana Franklin ****
Grave Goods by Ariana Franklin ****
Crusader by Edward Bloor ***
Breathers by S.G. Browne ***
A Murderous Procession by Ariana Franklin ****
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan **
Scarlet Traces by Ian Edginton ****
The Ring of Solomon by Jonathon Stroud ****
Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon ***
A Red Herring without Mustard by Alan Bradley ***1/2
Haunted: Tales of the Grotesque by Joyce Carol Oates ****
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer by Lish McBride **1/2
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson ****
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne ***
A Samurai Never Fears Death by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler ***1/2
Bruiser by Neal Shusterman ****1/2
Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld ***1/2
Spinning Out by David Stahler Jr. ***1/2
They Called Themselves the K.K.K. by Susan Campbell Bartoletti ****1/2
Stones for my Father by Trilby Kent ***1/2
One of our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde ****
City of Shadows by Ariana Franklin *****

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