Friday, January 25, 2013

The #spbkchat North/South Korea list

This past Thursday we talked about North and South Korea.

This upcoming Thursday we're talking under-rated series.

On to the list! :D

Avatar: The Last Airbender
Waiting for Mummy
The Recipe
Brother Fish
The Orphan Master's Son
The Red Queen

Martin Limon
Tae Jun Lee
Linda Sue Park
James Michener
Bryce Courtenay
Lisa See
Margaret Drabble


Saturday, January 19, 2013

The #spbkchat general chat list

This past week was a general chat, which is always fun.

Next week, we're talking North/South Korea.

On to the list!

Pride and Prejudice
Northanger Abbey
Sense and Sensibility
American Gods
Les Miserables
Game of Thrones
Behind the Veil
Lady Susan
The Watsons
Baking Cakes in the Kagali
The Casual Vacancy
The Potato Factory
War and Peace
We Need to Talk About Kevin
The Brothers Karamazov
Running With Scissors
The Magic Mountain
The Man Without Qualities
The Snow White Christmas Cookie
Life of Pi
Mansfield with Monsters
Anna Karenina
The Brontes
Yoko Ogawa
Wolf Hall
Telegraph Avenue
Bring Up the Bodies
Bitter Greens
Life of Pi
Beauty Queens
The Secret Keeper
Murder on the Ballast Train

Jane Austen
J R R Tolkien
Tad Williams
Victor Hugo
Neil Gaiman
Charles Dickens
Gaile Parkin
J K Rowling
Thomas Mann
Robert Musli
David Handler
Marcel Proust
Katherine Mansfield
Matt and Debbie Cowens
Michael Chabon
Hilary Mantel
Libba Bray
Marie Lu
Kate Morton
Kerry Greenwood

Friday, January 11, 2013

The #spbkchat personal reading list

This past week we opened up our personal reading histories and peeked inside.

Next Thursday it's a free-for-all general chat.

On to the list!

Pride and Prejudice
Redwall (series)
Eagle of the Ninth
Rider of the White Horse
Cross Stitch
Famous Five (series)
Secret 7 (series)
Wishing Tree (series)
Flowers in the Attic
My Sweet Audrina
A Study in Scarlet
Nancy Drew (series)
The Babysitter's Club (series)
The Hobbit
The Belgariad (series)
Sweet Valley High (series)
Goosebumps (series)
Trixie Belden (series)
The Wind in the Willows

Jane Austen
Rosemary Sutcliff
Barbara Softly
Enid Blyton
V C Andrews
Judy Blume
Graeme Base
David Eddings
Jean Plaidy


Saturday, January 5, 2013

The #spbkchat most anticipated books list

The start of a new year is a very exciting time, because it almost invariably means new books from favourite authors, and exciting reads from debut authors.

This past Thursday we talked about our most anticipated reads for 2013.

Next Thursday we're delving deep, and talking about our own personal reading history.

For now, however, on to the list!

Forty Signs of Rain
Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand
The Big Smoke
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
The Crane Wife
More Than This
The Shifting Fog
Life After Life
American Gods
Outlander (series)
The Flood and Ark (series)
Original Sinners (series)
The Wild Girl
Black Dagger Brotherhood (series)
The Forgotten Garden
Just One Day
Man Drought
The Secret Keeper
Sookie Stackhouse/True Blood (series)
Garment of Shadows
The Casual Vacancy
An Apprentice to Elves
A Companion of Wolves
The Tempering of Men
Delirium (series)
The Graveyard Book
And the Mountains Echoed
The Red Queen

Kim Stanley Robinson
Samuel Delaney
Neil Gaiman
Margaret Atwood
Patrick Ness
Kate Atkinson
Sara Addison Allen
Susanna Kearsley
Steven Baxter
Elizabeth Knox
JR Ward
Kate Forsyth
Gayle Forman
Rachel Johns
Kate Morton
Deborah Burrows
Laurie R King
Elizabeth Bear
Sarah Monette
Lauren Oliver
Hisham Matar
Elizabeth Chadwick
Sylvia Plath
Isobelle Carmody
Deanna Raybourn
Lauren Willig
Nastuo Kirino
Yoko Ogawa