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For the March selection for [ profile] pick_for_me

Physical Copy
Beloved by Toni Morrison
Flame of Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
The Yiddish Policeman's Union by Michael Chabon
A Little Princess by Frances Burnett
The Wild Rose by Jennifer Donnelly
Villette by Charlotte Bronte
White Oleander by Janet Fitch
The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski

Kindle Copy
Secret Letters by Leah Scheier
The Treachery of Beautiful Things by Ruth Frances Long
Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Mila 2.0 by Debra Driza
Starglass by Phoebe North
She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth by Helen Castor
The Unbound by Victoria Schwab
Wander Dust by Michelle Warren
The Passion of the Purple Plumeria by Lauren Willig
The Observations by Jane Harris
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith/J.K. Rowling
Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger
Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky
Ink is Thicker Than Water by Amy Spalding
Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
Vicious by Victoria Schwab

Date: 2014-02-25 03:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Ooh "Beloved"! <33 I love that one...I mean it's not the easiest read, but it's very profound and gripping. I somehow ended up with 2 copies and got both signed by Toni Morrison a few years ago (who is awesome...she started writing in part because the writing club had good free food, lmao).

And yeah I should probably get around to reading the rest of the Sevenwaters series someday...the last one I read was "heir to Sevenwaters." I also have been meaning to check out Mead's new series as well. Too many books, too little time!

Ugh, it annoys me though that that one book is titled "The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth" but apparently only briefly mentions Mary as almost an afterthought. As if Elizabeth were the first queen regnant, when Mary broke so much ground for her in so many ways...but she is ever overlooked. /bitter history rant

Date: 2014-02-25 04:29 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
White Oleander! It was my favorite book for years before it got replaced by Jane Eyre. It's really intense and there are so sexual moments but I think within the narrative of the story they fit. It's a really good book.

Date: 2014-02-25 05:24 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
If you're going to read Beloved, you should check out The Bluest Eye also. It only took me a day to read, and it's one of my favorites.


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