Friday, January 27, 2012

The #spbkchat India list

This week's chat was nice and informative yes?

Next week: Books to Movies.

Now for the list:

Pride and Prejudice
A Fine Balance
Cooking With Mummyji
50 Great Curries of India
The Raj at Table
Curry: A Global History
Family Matters
One Hundred Foot Journey
Shooting an Elephant
The Hanging
The Village in the Jungle
City of Joy
Mistress of Spices
Burmese Days
Babar the Elephant
Little Black Sambo
Brick Lane
God of Small Things
Golden Gate
A Suitable Boy
Two Lives
Raj Quartet (series)
Staying On
Between the Assassinations
Last Man in the Tower
Midnight's Children
The Namesake
The White Tiger
Shadow of the Moon
Sharpe (series)
A Passage to India
Vendor of Sweets
Q & A
Beneath a Marble Sky
Joe Sandilands (series)
Just So
The Jungle Book
City of Djinns
Empire of Bones
East of the Sun
Shadow of the Moon
Tiger Claws
Tiger Adventure
The Secret Garden
Tiger Hills
Olivia and Jai

Jane Austen
Rohinton Mistry
Vicky Boghul
Madhur Jeffreys
Charmaine Solomon
Hanif Kureishi
Amitav Ghosh
Indu Sunderasan
Camellia Panjabi
Salman Rushdie
George Orwell
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Dominique LaPierre
Jean de Brunhoff
Helen Bannerman
Monica Ali
Vikram Seth
Paul Scott
Aravind Adiga
Jhumpa Lahiri
Bernard Cornwell
Ruskin Bond
R K Narayan
Valerie Fitzgerald
Carlos Ruis Zafon
John Shors
Barbara Cleverly
Rudyard Kipling
William Dalrymple
Liz Williams
Julia Gregson
John Speed
MM Kaye
Karen Blixen
Willard Price
Thrity Umrigar
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Sariat Mandanna
Rebecca Ryman
Richard E Grant
E M Forster
Vikas Swarup


Friday, January 20, 2012

The #spbkchat general chat list

General chats are always fun and wide-ranging. :D

Next week: India (January 26 is Republic of India Day)

The list:

People of the Book
Mateship for Birds
Cloud Atlas
Ride a Dread Legion
The Great Gatsby
On Shakespeare
The Adventures of TinTin
The Girl Who Chased the Moon
Never Let Me Go
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Smiley's People
Sherlock Holmes
Liar Bird
Speed of Dark
The Help
Slow Motion: Changing Masculinities, Changing Men
Magic Slays
Infinite Jest
Peninsula Theatre
Devil's Bride
Phryne Fisher (series)
Angel's Blood
Stephanie Plum (series)
Hotel Iris
The Half-blood Prince
The Creature Court (series)

Geraldine Brooks
Jonathan Franzen
Charles Dickens
R J Ellory
Raymond Feist
John Bell
Sheila Jeffreys
Sarah Addison Allen
Kazuo Ishiguro
John LeCarre
Peter Corris
Germaine Greer
Kate Grenville
Kelly Link
Alan Hollinghurst
Ilona Andrews
John Campbell
Elizabeth Moon
Lynne Segal
David Foster Wallace
P D James
Kerry Greenwood
Donald Westlake
Stephanie Laurens
Lauren Dane
Terry Pratchett
Carrie Tiffany
Courtney Milan
Nalini Singh
Sarah Maclean
Susan Carroll
Yoko Igawa
Jane Austen
Edmund White


Friday, January 13, 2012

The #spbkchat animal books list

So we talked about the animals this week. :-)

Next week is a general chat.

The list:

Jonathon Livingston Seagull
The Animal Talkers (series)
The Story of a Seagull and the Cat Who Taught Her To Fly
Old Yeller
Silver Brumby (series)
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Tailchaser's Song
Dragons of Pern (series)
Snow Cloud, Stallion
The Incredible Journey
Born Free
Gorillas in the Mist
War Horse
Mr Galliano's Circus
The Library Lion
All Creatures Great and Small
Jupiter Jones (series)
Babar the Elephant (series)
Last Chance to See ...
My Family and Other Animals
The Salvation
Wind in the Willows
The Borribles
The Wombles
Muddle Headed Wombat
I Am a Cat
Red Dog
Behaving Badly
The Little Prince
Franky Furbo
Xanth (series)
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Owls in the Family
Black Beauty
The Call of the Wild
White Fang
The Black Stallion
Lad, A Dog
The Magic Pudding
Marley and Me
Life of Pi
Ape House
Bonobo Handshake
Must Love Hellhounds
Quaky Cat
The Beast Master
Cat in the Hat

James Herriot
Shamini Flint
Luis Sepulveda
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Tad Williams
Anne McCaffrey
David Attenborough
Jane Goodall
Cynthia Moss
Enid Blyton
Alfred Hitchcock
Willard Price
Douglas Adams
Mark Carwadine
Gerald Durrell
Chris Parker
Michael de Larrabeitti
Elisabeth Beresford
Brian Jacques
Natsumi Soseki
Louis de Berniere
Isabel Wolff
Antoine Saint-Exupery
William Wharton
Piers Anthony
Farley Mowat
Anna Sewell
Jack London
Rudyard Kipling
A Terhune
M E Patchett
Elynne Mitchell
Yann Martel
Renee Guillot
Jim Kjelgaard
Margeurite Henry
Andre Norton
Larry Niven
Charlaine Harris
Nalini Singh
Diana Noonan
Haruki Murakami


Friday, January 6, 2012

The #spbkchat what books are you looking forward to list

Happy New Year!

Next week we're talking animal-related books.

For now, on to the list:

Don't Let Me Go
Marley and Me
The Scottish Prisoner
The China Project
The Hunger Games (series)
The Art of Happiness
Anne of Green Gables (series)
World Tree (series)
Will Grayson Will Grayson
Slave to Sensation
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer
Anna Dressed in Blood
Wuthering Heights
Supernatural (TV series)
Bitter Blue
Hitler's Private Library
Beginner's Goodbye
The Chemistry of Tears
In One Person Living
The Twelve
Telegraph Avenue
Under the Never Sky
An Abundance of Katherines
Looking for Alaska
War & Peace
Things Fall Apart
Fairytales & Nightmares
The Story of Tom Brennan
Wolf Hall
Game of Thrones
Ruby Red
Sapphire Blue
The Sisters Queen
Fifty Shades of Grey
The New Republic
A Discovery of Witches
Religion for Atheists
Shadow of the Night
Oryx & Crake
Isla and the Happy Ever After
William Gibson
Perfect Rake
Twelve Planets
Voice of the Falconer
Brides of Rollrock Island
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

J H Trumble
Ilona Andrews
Seanan McGuire
Carrie Vaughn
Pat Briggs
Diana Gabaldon
The Dalai Lama
Kate Griffin
Mary Victoria
David Levithan
Veronica Roth
Marissa Meyer
Kirstin Cashore
Timothy W Ryback
Anne Tyler
Peter Carey
John Irving
Justin Cronin
John Green
Leo Tolstoy
Chinua Achebe
Melissa Marr
J C Burke
Kerstin Geir
Elizabeth Chadwick
Kim Harrison
Keri Arthur
Sophie Perinot
Lionel Shriver
Fiona Buckley
Alain de Botton
Margaret Atwood
Morgan Maston
Hillary Mantel
Anne Gracie
Christina Brooke
Margo Lanagan
David Blixt
Amanda Ashby
China Mieville