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A Bookaholic, Pro-life, Pro-Family, Pro-Oxford Comma, Catholic (with Asperger's) who reads and writes as her obsession. I've been reading over 400 books a year lately. These are my ramblings on some of the books I read. To read about all the books I read and comment on, visit me at LibraryThing or Goodreads.

I've been blogging since 2007 and at this point (July 2015) am trying my hand at turning the theme of this blog towards mystery, thriller, and crime, fiction and nonfiction. I have some special interest topics and categories within this broad genre which include (but are not limited to) serial killers, scandi-crime, Victorian history and historicals, history of the criminally insane and asylums, psychopathology, death, funerary practices and burial, corpses, true crime and anything dealing with the real life macabre, or that portrayed in fiction.

I also read a short story a day from various collections, sometimes anthologies othertimes collections of a single author's work. These reviews are also posted here and while they are of mixed genre the mystery, thriller, horror, gothic and macabre often appear within their pages as well.


I also blog about
graphic novels and manga on a separate BLOG.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

A Century of Books

I've been watching Leaves and Pages read through the 20th century this last year with great joy and wanted to do the same thing (but not all in one year, oh my!).  Anyway, I just found out recently from Canadian Bookworm where the whole thing originated from and am officially joining in.  The Challenge comes from Stuck in a Book and you can find the details for the current round here.


My goal is to read from 1900 to 2000 as I always read lots of current books.  I'll start by putting in the date of books I read then when that slows down I'll start choosing books specifically for this challenge to fill in dates.  In the meantime, I'm going to be gathering books onto a shelf so I have books to choose from.

My personal imposed rules
0. Start date = Jan. 1, 2015
1. End date = No time limit. Expecting 2-3 years.
2. Any book with or viable for an ISBN counts (ie. yes to picture books & graphic novels, no to comic books & individual short stories)

1900
1901
1902
1903
1904
1905
1906
1907
1908
1909
1910
1911
1912
1913
1914
1916
1917
1918
1919
1929
1921
1922
1923
1924 
1925 
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1946
1947
1948
1949
1950
1952 
1953
1955
1956
1957
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1976
1980
1981
1989
1998
2000

This is just extra here but I thought I'd keep track of anything I read earlier. I'd like to read through the 1800s eventually but am not interested in literature earlier than that with enough passion.


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