Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Books read in August 2005

Since I still have over 300 pages to read in Faye Kellerman's Straight into Darkness, I know I won't get anymore books read this month. Here's the summary of the books I read in August.

A Change of Heart - Philip Gulley - Sam, a Quaker minister, tells stories of small-town life in Harmony.

32 Third Graders and One Class Bunny - Phillip Done - Great stories from twenty years of teaching third grade.

Carpe Demon - Julie Kenner - Too much suburban mom and not enough demon hunter in the story of a retired demon hunter forced back to work when she's attacked in her kitchen.

Diary of a Fairy Godmother - Esme Codell - Juv fiction about a witch who wants to be a fairy godmother.

The Big Over Easy - Jasper Fforde - A new series, as Jack Spratt, Detective in the Nursery Crimes Division, investigates Humpty Dumpty's death.

Moving Pictures - Terry Pratchett - When alchemists invent moving pictures, Holy Wood attracts hundreds in the DiscWorld novel.

Welfare Brat - Mary Childers - Memoir of the author's youth as one of seven kids in a white family on welfare.

Reaper Man - Terry Pratchett - Death is relieved of his duties, and DiscWorld goes awry.

For Edgar - Sheldon Rusch - A serial killer is emulating Poe stories.

Witches Abroad - Terry Pratchett - Three witches travel to foreign lands to ensure a godmother doesn't make a girl marry the prince.

Readers' Advisory Service in the Public Library - Joyce Saricks - Third edition of the classic manual.

I'm Just a DJ But...It Makes Sense to Me - Tom Joyner - The top black DJ relates his philosophy of life in his autobiography.

The Restless Sleep: Inside New York City's Cold Case Squad - Stacy Horn - The history of the Squad, the detectives, and four cold cases.

In a Teapot - Terence Faherty - Novella set in Hollywood in 1948 when Scott Elliott and Hollywood Security get involved with the plans to film The Tempest.

Out of Mind - Catherine Sampson - Journalist Robin Ballantyne investigates when a coworker goes missing, despite the opposition of their mutual employer.

The Hunt Ball - Rita Mae Brown - Master of the Hunt, Jane Arnold (Sister), ensures the hunt and the balls will continue as she teams up with the headmistress of a girls' prep school to find the killer of a faculty member.

Presentation S.O.S. - Mark Wiskup - The communications coach demonstrates how to make a successful presentation.

1 comment:

adrienne said...

Well, even though you won't get that last book finished today, you have certainly read a vast quantity of books. Color me impressed.