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Read: 

  1. Istanbul, by Bettany Hughes
  2. Rubicon, by Tom Holland
  3. The Schooldays of Jesus, by J M Coetzee
  4. The Black Prince of Florence, by Catherine Fletcher
  5. The Miniaturist, by Jessie Burton
  6. Dracula's Wars, by James Waterson
  7. Skullsworn, by Brian Staveley
  8. The Imperial Capitals of China, by Arthur Cotterell
  9. Du cote de chez Swann, by Marcel Proust
  10. Attila the Hun, by Christopher Kelly
  11. The Age of Alexander, by Plutarch
  12. Women & Power: A Manifesto, by Mary Beard
  13. 1177: The Year Civilisation Collapsed, by Eric H Cline
  14. The Midnight Palace, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  15. Five Weeks in a Balloon, by Jules Verne
  16. The Sparsholt Affair, by Alan Hollinghurst
  17. Agents of Empire, by Noel Malcolm
  18. The Sport of Kings, by C E Morgan
  19. Selection of Poems, by Johann von Goethe
  20. Le deuxieme sexe I, by Simone de Beauvoir
  21. Beloved, by Toni Morrison
  22. The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova
  23. Le liseur du 6h27, by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent
  24. Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi
  25. The Story of Egypt, by Joann Fletcher
  26. The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy
  27. Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders
  28. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman
  29. Phedre, by Racine
  30. The King's Assassin, by Benjamin Woolley
  31. The Darkening Age, by Catherine Nixey
  32. The City of Brass, by S. A. Chakraborty

Currently Reading: 

  1. A Journey to the Centre of the Earth, by Jules Verne
  2. Le deuxieme sexe II, by Simone de Beauvoir
  3. Stories of the Law and How It's Broken, by The Secret Barrister
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BellaLestrange87

READ:

  1. Cosmos – Carl Sagan
  2. The Female of the Species – Mandy McGinnis
  3. Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex – Mary Roach
  4. Misogyny Re-loaded – Abigail Bray
  5. Understanding Criminal Behaviour: Psychosocial Approaches to Criminality – David W. Jones
  6. Women and the Rise of the Novel, 1405-1726 – Josephine Donovan
  7. Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era – Michael Kimmel
  8. The Ideological Origins of the British Empire – David Armitage
  9. Men Explain Things to Me – Rebecca Solnit
  10. Of Fire and Stars – Audrey Coulthurst
  11. Persian Fire: The First World Empire and the Battle For the West – Tom Holland
  12. God and Man at Yale: The Superstitions of Academic Freedom – William F. Buckley, Jr.
  13. The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway
  14. Nature Girl – Carl Hiaasen
  15. Only Time Will Tell – Jeffrey Archer
  16. The Sins of the Father – Jeffrey Archer
  17. Best Kept Secret – Jeffrey Archer
  18. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
  19. Be Careful What You Wish For – Jeffrey Archer
  20. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World – Haruki Murakami
  21. Maurice – E.M. Forster
  22. What is Not Yours is Not Yours – Helen Oyeyemi
  23. Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk
  24. Captives: Britain, Empire and the World 1600-1850 – Linda Colley
  25. The War Below: The Story of Three Submarines That Battled Japan – James Scott
  26. Mr Norris Changes Trains – Christopher Isherwood
  27. Under the Net – Iris Murdoch
  28. Persuasion – Jane Austen
  29. A Crown of Swords – Robert Jordan
  30. The Cider House Rules – John Irving
  31. Empire of Chance: The Napoleonic Wars and the Disorder of Things –Anders Engberg-Pedersen
  32. Do Not Say We Have Nothing – Madeleine Thien
  33. The Bell – Iris Murdoch
  34. If We Were Villains – M. L. Rio
  35. Anansi Boys – Neil Gaiman
  36. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
  37. The Girls – Emma Cline
  38. Assassin's Apprentice – Robin Hobb
  39. The Path of Daggers – Robert Jordan
  40. Exit Music – Ian Rankin
  41. Astrophysics For People in a Hurry – Neil DeGrasse Tyson
  42. The Lonely Hearts Hotel – Heather O'Neill
  43. The Origins of Totalitarianism – Hannah Arendt
  44. Rivers of Empire: Water, Aridity, and the Growth of the American West – Donald Worster
  45. The Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach
  46. Men of Blood: Violence, Manliness, and Criminal Justice in Victorian England – Martin Weiner
  47. Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age – Marcus Rediker
  48. How to Be Safe – Tom McAllister
  49. Steel and Ice: The U-Boat Battle in the Arctic and Black Sea 1941-45 – Lawrence Paterson
  50. Lullabies For Little Criminals – Heather O'Neill
  51. History: A Very Short Introduction – John H. Arnold
  52. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell
  53. The Astronomer and the Witch: Johannes Kepler's Fight For His Mother – Ulinka Rublack
  54. The Great Naval Game: Britain and Germany in the Age of Empire – Jan Ruger
  55. Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich – Eric Kurlander
  56. Democracy is in the Streets: From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago – James Miller
  57. The Double-Edged Helix: Social Implications of Genetics in a Diverse Society – Joseph S. Alper et al. (eds)

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-Gender and the Politics of History - Joan Wallach Scott

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800 words of heaven
On 11/28/2018 at 1:55 PM, Unwritten Curse said:

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

I'm super excited to read this! SOON.

On 11/29/2018 at 2:49 PM, Renacerá said:
  • Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope 
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Was the cover better than the original? :P

On 12/2/2018 at 8:54 AM, Aphoride said:

Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi

I have neither read Lolita, nor been to Tehran, but doing both at the same time seems like an intense experience - in a synergistic, rather than additive, way

READ:
10) The Sandman, Volume 3: Dream Country - Neil Gaiman
12) The Screwtape Letters - CS Lewis
13) The Chimes - Charles Dickens
14) Deadly Intent - Carolyn Keene
15) The Double Horror of Fenley Place - Carolyn Keene
25) The Case of the Disappearing Diamonds - Carolyn Keene
68) The Cricket on the Hearth - Charles Dickens
89) Scenes from the Hallway - Penny Reid
113) Murder on Ice - Carolyn Keene
123) Sightwitch - Susan Dennard
136) The Wolf Lord - Ann Aguirre
156) Marriage of Inconvenience - Penny Reid
159) Dating-ish: A Humanoid Romance - Penny Reid
160) Kiss of Frost - Jennifer Estep
220) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Illustrated Edition - JK Rowling
246) Snowspelled - Stephanie Burgis
261) Neanderthal Seeks Human: A Smart Romance - Penny Reid
277) Royals - Rachel Hawkins
328) My So-Called Bollywood Life - Nisha Sharma
370) Ocean Light - Nalini Singh
371) From Twinkle, with Love - Sandhya Menon
372) Onyx & Ivory - Mindee Arnett
376) Light from the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth - Adam Frank
406) The Kiss Quotient - Helen Hoang
483) My Plain Jane - Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows
510) A Study in Honor - Claire O'Dell
523) Dreadful Company - Vivian Shaw
555) White Sand, Volume 2 - Brandon Sanderson & Rik Hoskin
556) Spinning Silver - Naomi Novik
566) First Frost - Jennifer Estep
623) The Tea Dragon Society - Katie O'Neill
635) Batman: The Killing Joke - Alan Moore & Brian Bollar
641) Elseworld's Finest: Supergirl & Batgirl - Barbara Kesel
645) Batman: Ego - Darwyn Cooke
646) Justice Riders - Chuck Dixon
668) Herald: Lovecraft & Tesla, Volume 1: History in the Making - John Reilly
798) All's Well that Ends Well - William Shakespeare
935) Green Lantern: Earth One, Volume 1 - Corinna Bechko & Gabriel Hardman
936) The Prince and the Dressmaker - Jen Wang
987) Empress of All Seasons - Emiko Jean
1086) Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - JK Rowling

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Renacerá
15 hours ago, 800 words of heaven said:
On 11/28/2018 at 10:49 PM, Renacerá said:
  • Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope 
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Was the cover better than the original? :P

Not at all! xD  I loved the original. The cover was okay, but it can't match up to Austen.

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800 words of heaven

10) The Sandman, Volume 3: Dream Country - Neil Gaiman
12) The Screwtape Letters - CS Lewis
13) The Chimes - Charles Dickens
14) Deadly Intent - Carolyn Keene
15) The Double Horror of Fenley Place - Carolyn Keene
25) The Case of the Disappearing Diamonds - Carolyn Keene
68) The Cricket on the Hearth - Charles Dickens
89) Scenes from the Hallway - Penny Reid
113) Murder on Ice - Carolyn Keene
123) Sightwitch - Susan Dennard
136) The Wolf Lord - Ann Aguirre
156) Marriage of Inconvenience - Penny Reid
159) Dating-ish: A Humanoid Romance - Penny Reid
160) Kiss of Frost - Jennifer Estep
220) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Illustrated Edition - JK Rowling
246) Snowspelled - Stephanie Burgis
261) Neanderthal Seeks Human: A Smart Romance - Penny Reid
277) Royals - Rachel Hawkins
328) My So-Called Bollywood Life - Nisha Sharma
370) Ocean Light - Nalini Singh
371) From Twinkle, with Love - Sandhya Menon
372) Onyx & Ivory - Mindee Arnett
376) Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth - Adam Frank
406) The Kiss Quotient - Helen Hoang
483) My Plain Jane - Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton & Jodi Meadows
510) A Study in Honor - Claire O'Dell
523) Dreadful Company - Vivian Shaw
555) White Sand, Volume 2 - Brandon Sanderson & Rik Hoskin
556) Spinning Silver - Naomi Novik
566) First Frost - Jennifer Estep
623) The Tea Dragon Society - Katie O'Neill
635) Batman: The Killing Joke - Alan Moore & Brian Bollar
641) Elseworld's Finest: Supergirl & Batgirl - Barbara Kesel
645) Batman: Ego - Darwyn Cooke
646) Justice Riders - Chuck Dixon
668) Herald: Lovecraft & Tesla, Volume 1: History in the Making - John Reilly
798) All's Well That Ends Well - William Shakespeare
935) Green Lantern: Earth One, Volume 1 - Corinna Bechko & Gabriel Hardman
936) The Prince and the Dressmaker - Jen Wang
987) Empress of All Seasons - Emiko Jean
1086) Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - JK Rowling
1087) Umbertouched - Livia Blackburne

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