Sunday, June 30, 2013

June Reading

Books I read in June

Salt, Sugar, Fat, How the Food Giants Hooked Us  by Michael Moss (library) this book really has me looking at my eating (and cooking) of processed/canned foods from the grocery store.
The Apprentice by Tess Gerritsen reading more in the Rizzoli and Isles series
The Sound of Broken Glass by Deborah Crombie (library) this book got great reviews and it is part of a series, I might have to check out more by this author
The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan (library) great story about the ballerinas who inspired Degas
The Third Son by Julie Wu (library) about a Tawainese man who leaves during the time after WWII when   the Chinese and Japanese were fighting  for control of Taiwan, for a better life in the US. I enjoyed it
Truth in Advertising by John Kenney (library) enjoyed it, I am a fan of Mad Men and this is an advertising story from present day
Snapper by  Brain Kimberling (library) great, memoir type story of a boy from Indiana. He is also a birder, loved it
Dirt Work by Christine Byl (library) great book about a woman doing trail work in Glacier National Park and Alaska much better than wild by strayed
All But My Life by Gerda Klein (library) a holocaust memoir made into an HBO film
The Last Runaway by Tracey Chevalier (library) loved this book about a Quaker quilter who is involved in the Underground Railroad in Ohio
Kinsey and Me by Sue Grafton (library) short stories loved it
Finding Betty Crocker by Sue Marks (library) nonfiction about the creation of Betty Crocker as a marketing tool very interesting
The Sunshine When She's Gone by Thea Goodman (library) father runs off with infant daughter okay
The Edge of the Earth by Christina Schwarz (library) story of an 1800's lighthouse keeper's wife I enjoyed it
The Dogs of Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz very sweet
Waiter Rant by The Waiter (library) after reading Heads in Beds and Kitchen Confidential, this was the obvious next choice :-)
Bay of Fires by Poppy Gee (library) murder mystery from Australia okay
We Need New Names by Noviolet Bulawayo (library) I liked it
Southern Cross the Dog by Bill Cheng (library) story of a black man during the Jim Crow era. Interesting
Last Ape Standing by Chip Walter (library) about human evolution very very interesting, quite enjoyed it

20 books read this month

1 comment:

Linda Livingstone said...

thanks. added to from your list to my wan.t to read list