04 January 2009

Weekly Discoveries (Jan. 4)

Here are this week's discoveries. Many come from fellow bloggers, but others are my own discoveries.

Book Suggestions
The God of Animals by Aryn Kayle (contemporary fiction)
Obedience by Will Lavender (fiction)
The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman (graphic novel)
In the Shadow of the Sun King by Golden Keyes Parsons (historical fiction; 17th-century France)
Whistling in the Dark by Lesley Kagen (fiction)
One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus (historical fiction)
The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale (historical mystery)
The King's Daughter by Sandra Worth (historical fiction, Tudors)

Authors to Check Out
Antonia White (fiction)
Shirley Damsgaard (mysteries)

Books Bought or Borrowed
The Third Day, The Frost by John Marsden (YA fiction)


bermudaonion 1/4/09, 9:43 AM  

You always have the best finds.

Robin of My Two Blessings 1/4/09, 10:00 AM  

Great finds. Shirley Damsgaard is a good one. I've been considering witch way to murder.


Michele at Reader's Respite 1/4/09, 12:12 PM  

I absolutely can't wait to hear what you think of the Fergus novel. Some people just love it....it made my top 10 worst of all time lists (not like that means anything). His writing is good, though, I'll give him that! :)

Bogsider 1/5/09, 8:12 AM  

Can't wait to hear what you think of Maus by Art Spiegelman. I really liked it myself.


Beth F 1/5/09, 8:23 AM  

Louise: I'll likely get to Maus this year because I'm in the Graphics Novel challenge. I added it to my wish list because of your great review.

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