Reading List #Whatever Part 2


This continues the list from my previous post.  This post deals with #’s 11 through 20.  The format is the same.

11*. Earth’s Children #4: The Plains of Passage by Jean M. Auel.  This is the travel book of the series.  It showcases the continent long trek from the Black Sea to modern-day southern France.  2 teacups.

12*. Agincourt: A Novel by Bernard Cornwell.  This is about the battle of Agincourt in October 1415.  Though it is about that pivotal battle in the same war where Joan of Arc later died, it begins in early December 1413 in England, progresses to the battle of Soissons in 1414 and concludes after the battle of Agincourt in London; once Henry V’s victorious army has returned to England. 2-1/2 teacups.

13. STAR WARS: DARTH BANE: PATH OF DESTRUCTION by Drew Karpyshyn.  This is Darh Bane’s origin story and it begins in the cortosis mines on the planet Apatros.  6 teacups.

14. Enemies and Allies: The Dark Knight meets the Man of Steel by Kevin J. Anderson.  This is a story of the 1950’s and tells of what could have happened had Batman and Superman joine dforces then… .

15*. White Night-by Jim Butcher.  A novel of the Dresden Files.  In this novel, Chiago’s White Council Warden, the Wizard harry Dresden, and his apprentice Molly Carpenter, chases  an Exodus 22:8 quoting serial killer, and at least twp copy cats; one of which is a White Court vampire from House Malvora… and one of Harry and Molly’s allies is Harry’s first ex-girlfriend, Elaine Mallory.  1-1/2 teacups.

16. Strawberry Shortcake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery by Joanne Fluke. The title character, Hannah Swensen, is judging a dessert bake off contest in her hometown and one of her fellow judges, a wife beater, gets murdered.  His last meal, not counting the samples they ate as part of their judging, was a piece of her strawberry shortcake.  This makes life very interesting in Lake Eden, Minnesota!  Like all the other books of this series, Strawberry Shortcake Murder, includes yummy recipes, including the one for the title treat.  1 teacup for the chapter, plus 1/4 teacup per recipe.

17. January 2013 ask (Arts And Sciences for Kids) magazine-staff.  What it sounds like.  🙂  3/4’s of a teacup.

18*. Catch as Cat Can by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown.  The Dogwood festival and the Wrecker’s Ball in Crozet, Virginia leads to a series of dead bodies including one of a great pileated woodpecker.  The postmistress, her cats and dog solve the murders. 1 teacup.

19. December 2012 dig magazine-staff.  This is published by the same company as ask magazine but is aimed at slightly older kids.  1 teacup.

20*. Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State and the Birth of Liberty by John M. Barry.  Treatise.  1 tea cup.

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