Naoki Urasawa’s Monster vol. 5-9 - this is some awesome stuff.
There’s a Value Village on the walk back from the library and I always have an internal debate about going in or not. Usually if I haven’t made up my mind by the time I pass the entrance I head home. Today I made the decision to go in before I passed the entrance and walked in and came out with these…
Watch by Robert J. Sawyer - This is book two in a trilogy. I read the first a while back and meant to pick up the rest of the series but never did for some reason (probably because I had no money and forgot about it haha).
Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde - I’ve heard good things about this author and have never read any of his work. So when I saw this I picked it up. Hopefully I won’t be disappointed. Edit: this is the second book in a series.
The Deed of Paksenarrion by Elizabeth Moon - I’ve also never read anything by Elizabeth Moon. At least I don’t remember having done so (I’ve read a lot of fantasy…). This is a trilogy in one volume. Individually the three books are titled: Sheepfarmer’s Daughter, Divided Allegiance, and Oath of Gold.
The Josephine B. Trilogy by Sandra Gulland - I’m trying to justify four years of university and a useless history degree ;)
Monster Vol. 1-3 by Naoki Urasawa - I remember reading the first few volumes a while ago (years?) but never continued the series because I couldn’t get my hands on them. Since then I’ve heard news that HBO is making a show on them? And since I’m now living in a city with an awesome selection of manga in its public library system I’ve picked them up again. :)
Made a trip to Value Village and got books wooo!
The World of Japanese Fiction edited by Arthur O. Lewis and Yoshinobu Hakutani
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood - I’ve been told numerous times to read this so I will.
Cross Game Vol. 1 by Mitsuru Adachi - I’ve been advised to keep a box of tissue nearby for my tears.
The Snow by Adam Roberts
By Light Alone by Adam Roberts
The Steel Seraglio by Micke Carey, Linda Carey & Louise Carey
Bought these books a couple of weeks ago. Love the cover design for them. Really excited to read the books by Adam Roberts, a new author for me. Plan to get his Jack Glass too.
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare - The thing that bothered me the most about this book was that it seemed like everyone’s reaction to one of the characters being missing was to sleep with the nearest person….like the author couldn’t think of another way the characters would react to such a thing. Anyway, it was still entertaining.
The Host by Stephenie Meyer - Only about 70ish pages in and …it seems alright so far. I like the concept….I have a feeling I might have a problem with the romance plot line though. And why am I reading anything by Stephenie Meyer? I’m curious about what everyone is talking about; the trailer for the movie looks good; I’m hoping it’s better than Twilight.