Monday, March 2, 2015

February Wrap Up and New Books

Well, I tried to post this yesterday, the 4th weekend in a row --- it's snowing, however I am having HUGE problems with my lsptop, and hate posting from my iPad, but it seems I will gave to finish this post that way.

I read some really good books in about you?  I read (12) books and had (3) 5 star reads - (1) fiction (1) non-fiction and (1) kids book.

  1. The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy; Rachel Joyce - 4/5 (eGalley) (Feb) 
  2. The Bone Orchard; Paul Doiron - 3.5/5 (audio) (Feb)
  3. A Fireproof Home for the Bride; Amy Scheibe - 3/5 (arc) (Feb) 
  4. Food: A Love Story; Jim Gaffigan - 4/5 (audio) - (Feb) 
  5. Aquarium; David Vann - 5/5 (eGalley) - (Feb) 
  6. The Half Brother; Holly LeCraw - 2/5 (arc) (Feb)
  7. Foreign Gods, Inc.; Okey Odibe - 4.5/5 (audio) (Feb) 
  8. Cat & Bunny; Mary Lundquist; 5/5 (library) (Feb) 
  9. The Drop; Dennis Lehane - 4/5 (arc) (Feb) 
  10. The Interestings; Meg Wolitzer - 3.5/5 (audio) (Feb) 
  11. A Letter to My Cat; Lisa Espamer - 5/5 (library) (Feb)
  12. The Edge of Eternity; Ken Follett - 4.5/5 (eGalley) (Feb)
I also received several new books in the mail over the last (2) weeks.

  • Before I Go; Colleen Oakley - Gallery Books
  • A Little Life; Hanya Yanaghara
  • Some Luck; Jane Smiley
  • Making Nice; Matt Sumell
  • Howards End; E.M. Forster
  • If I Fall, If I Die; Michael Chistie
  • Where They Found Her; Kimberly McCreight
  • Black Run; Antonio Manzini
  • Diamond Head; Cecily Wong
  • In Wilderness; Diane Thomas
  • Sisters of Shiloh; Kathy Hepinstall
I apologize for being too frustrated to try to link the rest of these new books, using my iPad😹😹😹

Have a good week, I need to research new laptop options.  Be back soon .....I HOPE!!


  1. So sorry your laptop is giving so much trouble. But have fun shopping for a new one! You read some good books in Feb - Aquarium is on my TBR. Hope you have a great March!

  2. I got Aquarium from netgalley after reading your review. You got a lot of great looking books - my sister loved If I Fall, If I Die. Good luck with your computer!

  3. Good luck. You've got several books that I'm interested in. I'm having issues with slow internet and not even sure what that's about. I've called and, of course, they want to blame it on our router, which is not the problem. Sigh.

  4. Computer problems are such a pain. That is a great list though!

  5. It looks like you had a great reading month! I hope next month is just as good. Good luck with your laptop.

  6. I ended up reading A Letter my Dog because of your review of the cat one. I want to get the cat one, too, but it wasn't available immediately.

  7. Diane, Feb. was a great month of reading for you--enjoy your new books! I hope your laptop difficulties are resolved soon. I'm having some issues with my blog due to Blogger, as mentioned before.

  8. Wow, 12 books! And February was a short month, too - good for you! Looks like you read some good ones. Hope March is also a great reading month for you! Going to check out some of your reviews now...


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  10. I understand the iPad frustrations. Great reading month. I got a couple of the same books.

  11. I am impressed with reading in February! Good luck with finding a new laptop.

  12. You did great! I want to read The Interestings!
    Happy March reading!

  13. Hang in there. I hate posting from my iPad too. Nice new books to read

  14. Sorry about your computer frustrating! You have some great books on the horizon! I'm in the middle of A Little Life right now and it's just all-encompassing. I also have Where They Found Her on my review schedule.

  15. Computer problema are terrible and they always make me feel so lost. Good luck! I bet Gage would love Cat & Bunny.


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