What Are You Reading? – September 2014 Edition


What Are You Reading?
 Jorie’s Reads shares books from library book clubs this September. A special thanks to the Clear Lake Science Fiction Fantasy book club for submitting many of the titles listed! Also, I’ve listed the first of a series/trilogy/quartet when possible.
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Fiction:
Smoke  The Drowning City (Necromancer Chronicles, Bk 1)  Telex from Cuba: A Novel
Lord Valentine's Castle: Book One of the Majipoor Cycle  Stealing Shadows: A Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Novel  Dinosaur Summer
Hope Renewed (The General)  The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike)  16 Lighthouse Road (Cedar Cove)
Mistborn: The Final Empire (Book No. 1)  The Fire Rose  Indexing
Under a Graveyard Sky (Black Tide Rising)  Rescue Mode  Divine by Mistake (Partholon)
Spirited (A Tidewater Novel)  Of Grave Concern (Ophelia Wylde Occult Mystery)  The House of the Four Winds: Book One of One Dozen Daughters
Heaven and Hell: a Novel: A Journey of Chris and Serena Davis (Tears of Heaven)  The Singing Quilt (The Quilt Series)  Death Comes for the Archbishop (Vintage Classics)
Submerged (Alaskan Courage) (Volume 1)  Dark Witch (Cousins O'Dwyer) Remember Ben Clayton
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats  Mrs. Dalloway  Rising Sun  (Magnus) (Volume 1)
Nonfiction: 
George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution  Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending  Jesus on Trial: A Lawyer Affirms the Truth of the Gospel
Diary of a Mad Diva  What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions  International Night: A Father and Daughter Cook Their Way Around the World *Including More than 250 Recipes*
unPHILtered: The Way I See It Assisted Loving: The Journey Through Sexuality and Aging One Summer: America, 1927
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What Are You Reading? – August 2014 Edition


What Are You Reading?
For the August edition, Jorie’s Reads shares books from library book clubs. Although I missed his visit, I was also happy to get an autographed copy of Gary L. Stewart’s The Most Dangerous Animal of All!
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Fiction:
Haunted Ground: A Novel  Little Brother  The Nose
The Blade Itself (The First Law: Book One)  The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicle)  Blood Song (A Raven's Shadow Novel)
The Vacationers: A Novel  Sandstorm (Sigma Force)  The Goldfinch: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) (National Book Critics Circle Award: Fiction Finalists)
Nonfiction: 
The Most Dangerous Animal of All: Searching for My Father . . . and Finding the Zodiac Killer  Will It Waffle?: 53 Irresistible and Unexpected Recipes to Make in a Waffle Iron  Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison
Push Dick's Button: A Conversation on Skating from a Good Part of the Last Century--and a Little Tomfoolery  In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot  David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language (P.S.) 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

What Are You Reading? – June 2014 Edition


What Are You Reading?
In addition to listing selections for the Freeman Mystery Book Club, Hofstetter Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club, and Great Books Discussion Group, Jorie’s Reads heard from many. When there were books in a series, I’ve chosen to list the first title.
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Fiction:
Allegiant (Divergent Series)  The Good Son: A Novel  Babylon Steel
Carpool  Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street  A Pedigree To Die For
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume 3: Century #1 1910  Zombillenium: Gretchen  The Darkest Minds (A Darkest Minds Novel)
Skin Game (Dresden Files)  Fields of Prey The Cat, the Devil, and Lee Fontana: A Novel
The Unnaturalists  The Harlem Hellfighters  Don Quixote Volume1.
To Sail a Darkling Sea (Black Tide Rising)  The Kraken Project (Wyman Ford) Nauti Boy (Berkley Sensation)
Blades of Winter: A Novel of the Shadowstorm  Labor Day Movie Tie- In Edition: A Novel (P.S.)  Room: A Novel
Nonfiction: 
The Distance Between Us: A Memoir  The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11  Mom & Me & Mom
The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass  Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream  Good Morning, Holy Spirit
Culturally-Conscious Worship  Before You Say "I Do": A Marriage Preparation Manual for Couples  Fear No Evil: A Test of Faith, a Courageous Church, and an Unfailing God
Making Small Groups Work: What Every Small Group Leader Needs to Know  For Married Women Only: Three Principles for Honoring Your Husband  The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
The Most of Nora Ephron  Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking  Finding Ophelia's Voice, Opening Ophelia's Heart: Nurturing the Adolescent Female Voice: An Exploration of the Physiological, Psychological, and Music
Gasping for Airtime: Two Years In the Trenches of Saturday Night Live  Kids Are Weird: And Other Observations from Parenthood  Hidden Like Anne Frank: 14 True Stories of Survival
ESV Study Bible, Personal Size  MARGOT FONTEYN  Rescuing Da Vinci: Hitler and the Nazis Stole Europe's Great Art - America and Her Allies Recovered It
Scalia: A Court of One  The Circle Maker: Praying Circles Around Your Biggest Dreams and Greatest Fears  Eat Chocolate, Lose Weight: New Science Proves You Should Eat Chocolate Every Day

What Are You Reading? – May 2014 Edition


What Are You Reading?
This month, Jorie’s Reads lists selections for the Freeman Mystery Book Club, Hofstetter Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club, and Great Books Discussion Group . Also, a couple of these books made the 2014 Lariat List put out by the Texas Library Association. A special thanks goes to reader Virginia S. for sharing one of her recent reads on the Jorie’s Reads by Starry Night Elf ‘s Facebook Fan Page.
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Fiction:
Murder in Four Parts: A Dan Rhodes Mystery (Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries)  The Country of the Pointed Firs and Other Stories (Signet Classics)  Snuff (Discworld)
Alex: The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy  And the Mountains Echoed  Salvage the Bones: A Novel
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel  Dust (Silo Saga)  The Fault in Our Stars
Nonfiction: 
The Distressing Days of the Judges:  NLT Study Bible  Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
How Proust Can Change Your Life  Headhunters on My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story  Infographica: The World as You Have Never Seen it Before

What Are You Reading? – April 2014 Edition


What Are You Reading?
This month, Jorie’s Reads heard more from the Freeman Library Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Club. Selections for the Freeman Mystery Book Club, Hofstetter Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club, and Great Books Discussion Group are included in April’s list. Lastly, Freeman Library had the honor of a visit from Jennifer Pharr Davis – hiker, author, speaker, and 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year.
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Fiction:

Divergent  The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset  Destroyer Angel: An Anna Pigeon Novel   The Folklore of Discworld: Legends, Myths, and Customs from the Discworld with Helpful Hints from Planet Earth

Raising Steam (Discworld)  The Complete Compleat Enchanter  Unshapely Things (Connor Grey, Book 1)  Unquiet Dreams

Unfallen Dead (Connor Grey, Book 3)  Unperfect Souls (Connor Grey, Book 4)  Hope Reborn (The General)  Hope Rearmed (The General)

Nightshifted (Edie Spence)  The Lascar's Dagger: The Forsaken Lands  A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent  Fiddlehead (The Clockwork Century)

The Dispossessed  God's War: Bel Dame Apocrypha Volume 1  Letter From Home

Edge of Apocalypse (The End Series)  Blossom Street Brides: A Blossom Street Novel

Nonfiction: 
On Life And Essays On Religion  Becoming Odyssa: Adventures on the Appalachian Trail  The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius
The Missing Peace: The Inside Story of the Fight for Middle East Peace  Saint John Paul the Great: His Five Loves