Wow. Did I really not post a list of books I'd been reading in August. I guess it really was busy month. Anyway, here's a list of books recently read and reviewing on that continuing Reading Journey.
Children's fiction: A delightful tale told in verse
A Boy and His Wizard, a read-aloud book by M. A. Smith
Paranormal... Breaking Dawn finally came out in paperback!
Deception, a Haunting Emma novel by Lee Nichols
Breaking Dawn, by Stephanie Meyer
Immortal, edited by P.C. Cast
Sci fi...Mockingjay was everything I'd hoped it would be! Dream War was well worth the wait (but only available on kindle--I downloaded kindle-for-pc)
The First Dragoneer, by M.R. Mathias
Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins
Dream War, by Stephen Prosapio
Historical. Crooked River was a great young adult novel with well-researched detail and a powerful feeling of reality. Hotel on the Corner was just haunting.
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, by Jamie Ford
Crooked River, by Shelley Pearsall
Real world: Aura Imbarus' was the best memoir I've ever read--I loved it. Tending to Grace is a great contemporary YA novel. Cataclysm children gives a wise and interesting perspective on school dangers. And Returning Injury and The House bring the realities of life and love to vivid and forgiving life.
Out of the Transylvania Night, by Aura Imbarus
Tending to Grace, by Kimberley Newton Fusco
Returning Injury, by Becky Due
Cataclysm Children, by Paul Nemeth
The House, by Anjuelle Floyd
Almost real world: I loved Sing Them Home.
Sing Them Home, by Stephanie Kallos
Her Fearful Symmetry, by Audrey Niffenegger
Books from series: Always a good way to relax
Decaffeinated Corpse, by Cleo Coyle
A drink before the war, by Dennis LeHane
Books from the Permanent Press: I love the Permanent Press.
How to Survive a Natural Disaster, by Margaret Hawkins
The Last Estate, by Conor Bowman
And finally, non-fiction. Yes, Grammar is great, fantastic, every writer should read...
The Glamour of Grammar, by Roy Peter Clark
Words for the Taking, the Hunt for a Plagiarist, by Neal Bowers.