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02 November, 2012

Books Read in October 2012


1.) Dead Men Kill by L Ron Hubbard
2.) Naamah's Curse by Jacqueline Carey
3.) Naamah's Blessing by Jacqueline Carey
4.) Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold
5.) Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold
6.) The Warrior's Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold
7.) The Vor Game by Lois McMaster Bujold


1.) Big Big Love, Revised: A Sex and Relationships Guide for People of Size (and Those Who Love Them) by Hanne Blank
2.) Ragnarok by Paul Park (novella)
3.) How I Proposed to My Wife: An Alien Sex Story by John Scalzi (novella)
4.) Judge Sn Goes Golfing by John Scalzi (novella)
5.) The Strange Case of Mr. Salad Monday by G.D. Falksen (novella)
6.) The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland - For a Little While by Catherynne M. Valente (novella)

Print Copies:

1.) Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
2.) Delirium's Party: A Little Endless Storybook by Jill Thompson
3.) Oz: Dorothy & the Wizard in Oz by Eric Shanower, Skottie Young (Illustrator)
4.) Stealing Buddha's Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen
5.) A Door Into Ocean by Joan Slonczewski
6.) Blood Debt by Tanya Huff
7.) Scary Godmother: Omnibus by Jill Thompson
8.) Feynman by Jim Ottaviani, Leland Myrick (Illustrator)
9.) Growing Pains: The Autobiography of Emily Carr by Emily Carr
10.) Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer
11.) The Eternity Code by Eoin Colfer
12.) Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator)
13.) Uneasy Alliances by by Robert Lynn Asprin (Editor)
14.) Blackwater Spirits by Miriam Grace Monfredo
15.) Heroics for Beginners by John Moore
16.) Ruan by Bryher
17.) Veil of Roses by Laura Fitzgerald
18.) Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block
19.) Witch Baby by Francesca Lia Block
20.) Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys by Francesca Lia Block
21.) Missing Angel Juan by Francesca Lia Block
22.) The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden

01 November, 2012

Books Wild Released in October 2012

1.) Lean Mean Thirteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich on 10/1/2012
2.) After You've Gone: A Novel by Jeffrey Lent on 10/1/2012
3.) The Brethren by John Grisham on 10/1/2012 CAUGHT!
4.) Storming Heaven by Dale Brown on 10/8/2012
5.) Stealing Buddha's Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen on 10/8/2012
6.) Wedding Of Her Dreams (Harlequin American Romance) by Karen Toller Whittenburg on 10/8/2012
7.) Dragon Wing (The Death Gate Cycle, Book 1) by Margaret Weis on 10/15/2012
8.) Growing pains: The autobiography of Emily Carr by Emily Carr on 10/15/2012
9.) The Moorchild by Eloise McGraw on 10/15/2012
10.) Victoria: On Being a Mother on 10/15/2012
11.) Duane's Depressed by Larry McMurtry on 10/15/2012
12.) Last of the Breed by Louis L'Amour on 10/15/2012
13.) Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code by Eoin Colfer on 10/24/2012
14.) Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor on 10/24/2012
15.) Juliet: A Dream Takes Flight by Anna Kirwan on 10/24/2012
16.) Heroics for Beginners by John Moore on 10/24/2012
17.) Horns to Toes and In Between by Sandra Boynton on 10/24/2012
18.) Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace by Terry Brooks on 10/29/2012
19.) The Security Man (Men Made in America: North Carolina #33) by Dixie Browning on 10/30/2012
20.) The Ultimate Choice (Harlequin Presents, No 1288) by Emma Darcy on 10/30/2012