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Books and Movies, 2012


  1. The Full Cupboard of Life, Alexander McCall Smith
  2. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy Kaling
  3. The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern
  4. REAMDE, Neal Stephenson
  5. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson
  6. Blue Shoes and Happiness, Alexander McCall Smith
  7. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot
  8. In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin, Erik Larson
  9. Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen
  10. Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood
  11. The Children of Henry VIII, Alison Weir
  12. Rules of Civility: A Novel, Amor Towles
  13. The Red Garden, Alice Hoffman
  14. Broken Elements, Mia Marshall
  15. Telegraph Avenue, Michael Chabon
  16. A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail, Bill Bryson
  17. The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie, Wendy McClure
  18. The Family Fang, Kevin Wilson
  19. The Signal and the Noise, Nate Silver
  20. Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings, Alison Weir
  21. The Descendents, Kaui Hart Hemmings

Abandoned books:

  1. Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, Robert K. Massie
  2. The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood, James Gleick


  1. Moneyball
  2. The Dark Knight Rises
  3. The King's Speech
  4. Looper


Jul. 30th, 2012 05:54 pm (UTC)
I liked it; I didn't love it. I did love the setting -- starting in New York City in the wintertime in the 1930's -- but didn't really feel a connection to all of the main characters.