Tag Archives: 2010

Book 46: Serenity: The Shepherd’s Tale

Book Title: Serenity: The Shepherd’s Tale Authors: Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon, Chris Samnee Published: 2010 Pages: 54 Category: fiction: science fiction, graphic novel Firefly was a TV show, short-lived and conceived of by Joss Whedon. It was later revived as … Continue reading

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Book 45: Zombies Vs Unicorns

Book Title: Zombies Vs Unicorns Editors: Holly Black & Justine Larbalestier Published: 2010 Pages: 415 Category: fiction: young adult Perhaps one of the most ridiculous premises for a novel I’ve seen this year, this collection of short stories – from … Continue reading

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Book 44: Let It Snow

Book Title: Let It Snow Authors: John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle Published: 2008 Pages: 352 Category: fiction: young adult   Let it Snow is a really lovely book. Three wonderful YA writers have come together to create an interlocking … Continue reading

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Book 43: Can You Keep A Secret?

Book Title: Can You Keep A Secret Author: Sophie Kinsella Published: 2003 Pages: 364 Category: fiction: general, fiction: chick lit My office hosted a second hand book sale to raise money for the United Way last month, and having little … Continue reading

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Book 42: Spirits In The Wires

Book Title: Spirits In The Wires Author: Charles de Lint Published: 2003 Pages: 448 Category: fiction: fantasy, fiction: urban fantasy If you haven’t yet read a book by Charles de Lint, you should do so immediately. His books are brilliant … Continue reading

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Book 41: Eat Pray Love

Book Title: Eat Pray Love Author: Elizabeth Gilbert Published: 2006 Pages: 331 Category: nonfiction, nonfiction: biography/autobiography Eat Pray Love was everywhere when I was working at a bookstore last Christmas Season. It was everywhere to the extent that I didn’t … Continue reading

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Book 40: The Forever War

Book Title: The Forever War Author: Joe Haldeman Published: 1974 Pages: 265 Category: fiction: science fiction Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War, though still considered ‘older’ science fiction, is dramatically differently than that of Heinlein’s Starship Troopers. And in reading it, … Continue reading

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Book 38: Abhorsen

Book Title: Abhorsen Author: Garth Nix Published: 2003 Pages: 358 Category: fiction: young adult, fiction: fantasy I find it hard to write about most series, or trilogies, as individual books, the story runs together throughout the three books in a … Continue reading

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Book 37: Lireal

Book Title: Lireal Author: Garth Nix Published: 2001 Pages: 487 Category: fiction: young adult, fiction: fantasy While it is evident from the beginning that Lireal’s story takes place in the same world as Sabriel’s did years before, we are not … Continue reading

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Book 36: Sabriel

Book Title: Sabriel Author: Garth Nix Published: 1995 Pages: 491 Category: fiction: young adult, fiction: fantasy   Sabriel is a book I read over and over again, since elementary school in fact. I love the story, the world Nix creates. … Continue reading

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