Thursday, July 9, 2009

Book Buying Obsession for July

From used book stores:
Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging- Louise Rennison
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire- J.K. Rowling

From the bookstore:
Briar Rose- Jane Yolen
Filthy Shakespeare: Shakespeare's Most Outrageous Sexual Puns- Pauline Kiernan
Book of a Thousand Days- Shannon Hale
Slugs- David Greenberg
Nurse Matilda- Christianna Brand
Ever- Gail Carson Levine
Cyrano- Geraldine McCaughrean
British Artists: Thomas Gainsborough
Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Breakfast and Brunch

From DI:
Shabanu- Suzanne Fisher Staples
The Time Travelers Volume 1- Caroline B. Cooney
Sorcery and Cecelia or the Enchanted Chocolate Pot- Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer
My Angelica- Carol Lynch Williams
A String in the Harp- Nancy Bond
Their Eyes Were Watching God- Zora Neale Hurston
13 Little Blue Envelopes- Maureen Johnson
The French Chef Cookbook- Julia Child
Homeless Birds- Gloria Whelan
A Tale of Two Cities- Charles Dickens (the cover was just so pretty that I had to buy it)
Or Give me Death- Ann Rinaldi
The Royal Diaries- Isabel: Jewel of Castilla- Carolyn Meyer (I think I already own this, but I bought it just to be on the safe side)
A Treasury of Royal Scandals- Michael Farquhar
Songs on Bronze: The Greek Myths Made Real- Nigel Spivey
Looking for Mary- Beverly Donofrio
The Romance of Tristan and Iseult- Joseph Bedier
Olive's Ocean- Kevin Henkes
Wolf by the Ears- Ann Rinaldi
Mine Eyes Have Seen- Ann Rinaldi
Medieval and Tudor Drama- edited by John Gassner
Beast- Donna Jo Napoli
The Handmaid's Tale- Margaret Atwood

From library book sales:
Mara Daughter of the Nile- Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Timeless Love- Judith O'Brien

It seriously worries me that each month this list keeps getting bigger. Maybe it will wean off by the time school gets going?

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