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Unwittingly, I've joined a challenge.

The detailed rules can be found on Bottle of Shine's blog; the challenge is called 342,745 Ways to Herd Cats.

So here's my list of ten books:
1. The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield--destined to be a classic, about the mysterious life of a famous author.
2. The Sunne in Splendour, by Sharon Kay Penman--historical fiction about the life of Richard III. It's a long book, but absolutely fascinating.
3. The Meaning of Night, by Michael Cox--again, historical fiction, set in Victorian London.
4. The House at Riverton, by Kate Morton--upstairs-downstairs historical fiction about the mysterious death of an author, told from the point of view of a servant in the household.
5. Confessions of a Shopaholic, by Sophie Kinsella--chick lit, essentially; hillariously funny novel about a woman who loves to shop. First in a series.
6. Sin in the Second City, by Karen Abbott--historical nonfiction about two sisters who ran a brothel in Chicago in the 1890s.
7. I Was Told There'd Be Cake, by Sloane Crosley--essays by a twenty-something sometime-contributor to the Vollage Voice.
8. Bitter is the New Black, by Jen Lancaster--hysterically funny collection of essays.
9. The Pursuit of Love/ Love in a Cold Climate, by Nancy Mitford--a classic comedy about upper class English life.
10. Forever Amber, by Kathleen Winsor--historical fiction about the court of Charles II.

My books to read:

1. Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers--complete
2. 740 Park, by Michael Gross
3, Dr. Zhivago, by Boris Pasternak
4. Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo

Comments

Cheryl said…
I thought about joining this challenge and may still do so but so busy with reviewing book.

Hey who can complain when you are reading. LOL
Hello, fellow Weekly Geek! I love Shopaholic and the 13th Tale, too!
Teddy Rose said…
I loved Sunne in Splendour! I also loved Here Be Dragons and hope to read the entire series.
Susie said…
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Susie said…
Okay, I feel dumb. Here's what I meant to say in my earlier comment!

Hello! I grabbed one of your recommendations for my Herding Cats challenge - "Bitter is the New Black". My cousin also said she enjoyed this book, so I'm eager to find out if I will as well.

Have a great day! :)

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