Category Archives: Annual Round-up

Annual Round-up: 2008 Reads

January Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach 10/10 The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad 9/10 A Short History of Progress by Ronald Wright 9/10 Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 10/10 Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen 8/10 The Learners by Chip Kidd 10/10

Annual Round-up: 2007 Reads

January The Rhythm of the Road by Albyn Leah Hall 10/10 The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 10/10 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See 9/10 Winter in Hollywood by Richard Teleky 9/10 The Matzo Ball Heiress by Laurie Gwen Shapiro 8/10 Because She Can by Bridie Clark 7/10 The Boleyn Inheritance […]

Annual Round-up: 2006 Reads

Sweet relief. It’s been months since I could post anything new, and so, even though it’s nearing the end of March, I have to share my reads of 2006 (along with the best of the bunch in the next post). Enjoy, and happy reading! January Bone Thief by Thomas O’Callaghan 8/10 The Weather Makers by […]

2004 Roundup

Before I get to my best/worst of 2004 lists, here’s a quick rundown of the books I never got a chance to review (full review Planet Simpson by Chris Turner to come, however): The New Year by Pearl S. Buck, 9/10, 188 pages, 1968, Fiction: A politician moving quickly up the ranks of power may […]