December 2010 in my reading world

Books Read in December 2010

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  • Miss Julie by August Strindberg
  • Jar of Fools by Eric A Kimmel
  • When Mindy Saved Christmas by Eric A Kimmel
  • K is for Kwanzaa by Juwanda G Ford
  • The Gifts of Kwanzaa by Synthia Saint James
  • Santa’s Kwanzaa by Garen Eileen Thomas
  • How Santa Got His Job by Stephen Krensky
  • Santa Duck by David Milgrim
  • Santa’s Favorite Story by Hisako Aoki
  • Hershel and the Hanukka Goblins by Eric A Kimmel
  • Where Did They Hide My Presents? by Alan Katz
  • Hanna’s Christmas by Melissa Peterson
  • Little Women and Werewolves by Louisa May Alcott and Porter Grand
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
  • The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
  • Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us by Allen Salkin

Books Purchased/Received in December 2010






Books Purchased


  • History: The Definitive Visual Guide
  • Audrey Hepburn in the Movies by Timothy Knight (a Christmas gift from my sister)
  • The Hakawati by Rabih Alameddine
  • March by Geraldine Brooks
  • The Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent
  • The Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama
  • Invictus: Nelson Mandela and the Game that Made a Nation by John Carlin
  • Potiki by Patricia Grace
  • Common Sense, Rights of Man, and Other Essential Writings of Thomas Paine
  • The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • the Kirsten American Girl series (boxed set of 6 books)
  • Audrey Hepburn: A in Pictures
  • MY KINDLE!! I have about 75 free books on it already 🙂

More Books Purchased

*This one has its own picture because I got them after I’d already put the rest away. Plus, the book with the Breakfast at Tiffany’s photo on the cover is actually a journal. I am going to try to write in a book journal more often while I read, which should help me write better reviews on here.  So I thought buying a nice one would entice me to write in it more. (Can you tell I love Audrey Hepburn?! 😀 )

Books Added to my TBR List

  • The Last Ember by Daniel Levin (Coffee and a Book Chick’s post)
  • Naughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman (reading currently!)
  • Medea and Her Children by Ludmila Ulitskaya
  • Powder Necklace by Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
  • Ancestor Stones by Aminatta Forna
  • Kokoro by Natsume Soseki
  • Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Kingdom of This World by Alejo Carpentier (all previous from Eva’s Library Loot post)
  • The Mitford Sisters by Mary S Lowell (Willa loves the Mitfords and I asked her which biography of them to read and she recommended this one)
  • The Bad Girl by Maria Vargas Llosa (Willa’s post)
  • The Maid by Yasutaka Tsutsui (Shannon’s post)
  • Remember Me by Sophie Kinsella (Shannon’s post)
  • When the Emperor Was Devine by Julie Otsuka
  • Forget Sorrow by Belle Yang
  • The Seige by Ismail Kadare (this and previous two from Eva’s library loot post)
  • Frederica by Georgette Heyer (Willa’s post)

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