Ever since Jane posted about this over at Reading, Writing, Working, Playing, I've wanted this:
Pride and Prejudice, the Annotated version.
reviewed here, is available in Amphigorey.
Can you feel the longing?
I confess, I really want to read this: The Passage by Justin Cronin.
I hope it lives up to the buzz. It comes out in paperback right before my birthday, so that's lovely timing! My only question is, can I wait that long? I can't carry hardcovers so I try to not buy them too often.
I have Margaret at Of Books and Bicycles to
I finally have tracked it down at Amazon.ca, and it's on the books I'm about to order. I'm so excited!! Women's life in 18th century England! It's like reading what the world was like when Jane Austen wrote, when the Bronte sisters were getting ready to write.
Bride of the Book God talked about Leviathan, which is being released over here as The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea by Philip Hoare.
A year and a half now since her post, and I've been watching for this book all this time! It's coming in soft cover in two weeks, since I somehow missed the release in Hardcover over here (I still can't believe this). I have loved whales, since I was a child. Does this book qualify as a need then, instead of a want? how about Jane Austen then?
And as soon as I can find a copy, Patricia Brigg's Silver Borne is finally out in paperback.
Mercy Thompson #5. How does she settle into the pack? Does Adam try to cramp her mechanic don't fence me in lifestyle? Her nose for danger?
And finally, because it's the second half of one book, and because it's Connie Willis: All Clear.
This will count for Carl's Sci Fi Challenge, as well as the British Challenge. And she is one of my favourite writers. It's in hard cover, but I can't wait until next winter some time. I have to find out what happens.
Of course, this is just the temporary I Need to get as Soon as Possible List, not to be confused with I Always Buy The Latest Book By This Author List (which is permanent book lust), or the Show Me A Good Mystery and You Know I'll Want to Try it List. Or the Still Missing a Few Titles in this Series List. Or the Brand New To Me Because Of Bad Bloggers Reading Lists, list........
In other words, you really can't ever have enough books, my Gentle Readers!
Is there a particular book you are anticipating this year, Gentle Reader?