Ravenblog: Guess how many books I finished in August :)

How many books did you read last month? Any you’d recommend? Have you read any of the books I listed here? What did you think of them? *starred books are my top 5 for August 2014

Books I read in August 2014 –

1. The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck (Classics, French Revolution)

2. Life’s Little Ironies, Thomas Hardy (Classics)

3. Sysco Volumes 6 to 10, Rebecca McNutt (Young Adult, Experimental Fiction)

4. The Lives of Things, Jose Saramago (Modern Classics, World Literature, Portugal)

5. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Stephen King (Contemporary Fiction, Wilderness Survival)

*6. A Town Like Alice, Nevil Shute (Classics, Romance, World War II, Australia, South East Asia)

7. Diego Rivera, Pete Hamill (Art, History, Mexico)

8. Far Away From You, Zoha Khalid (Contemporary Fiction, World Literature, South West Asia)

9. Big Weather, Mark Svenvold (Science, Weather)

10. Ghosts of the Void, Timothy Burns (Sci Fi, Fantasy, Mars)

*11. The Panopticon, Jenni Fagan (Contemporary Fiction, YA Fiction, World Literature, Scotland)

12. Brian Jones, Paul Trynka (Music History, Rolling Stones, Biography) [This book will be available in mid-November]

13. Outlander, Diana Gabaldon (Romance, Scotland)

14. Radio Benjamin, Walter Benjamin (German History, German Culture, Media Studies) [This book will be available in mid-October]

15. Hera, Queen of Gods, T.D. Thomas (YA Fantasy)

*16. The Elephant Gate, Chamalee Weeratunga (World Literature, Sri Lanka, Memoir)

17. Horse Raid: The Making of a Warrior, Paul Goble (Children’s Fiction, Modern Classics, Native American Traditions)

18. Come Fly With Me, Beverly Delich (Music History, Michael Buble, Biography, Autobiography, Memoir)

*19. The Golem of Hollywood, Jonathan Kellerman (Contemporary Fiction, Mystery, Jewish Traditions)

20. The Unabridged Songwriter, John McNamara (Contemporary Fiction, Music)

21. Dragonfly in Amber, Diana Gabaldon (Romance, Scotland, France, Book #2 of the Outlander series)

*22. Wool, Hugh Howey (Sci-Fi, Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi)

23. What Maisie Knew, Henry James (Classics, England)

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