Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Month in Review: October

It's been an age and a half since I've done a monthly review, but I'm going to get back into the habit if I have to glue myself to a chair at the end of every month.

After a dismal August and a non-existent September, Gabriel Reads is back up and blogging. With a backlog of reviews (some of which I still haven't written), I had no shortage of material this month. There are still 2 months left in the year and I've read 67 books out of my goal of 100. That means in November and December you should expect (and by "expect," I mean "demand) at least 33 more reviews.

So what did I do this month?

Reviews Written in October:
-Love at Absolute Zero by Christopher Meeks (my first blog tour review, complete with an interview with the author)
-The Art of Eating In: How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove by Cathy Erway
-Necropolis: London and Its Dead by Catharine Arnold
-Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base by Annie Jacobsen
-Under a Green Sky: Global Warming, the Mass Extinctions of the Past, and What They Can Tell Us About Our Future by Peter D. Ward
-Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
-Perelandra by C.S. Lewis
-The Discovery of Global Warming by Spencer R. Weart
-The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You by Eli Pariser
-The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
-Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy by Noam Chomsky
-Bossypants by Tina Fey
-The Dark Enquiry by Deanna Raybourn
-Kingdom Coming: The Rise of Christian Nationalism by Michelle Goldberg
-2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America by Albert Brooks
-Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News by Bernard Goldberg
-House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Favorite Book: The Haunting of Hill House
Least Favorite Book: Bossypants


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