Dienstag, 3. Januar 2012

Top Ten Tuesdays - Ten books I am excited to read in 2012




This is part of a meme hosted by THE BROKE AND THE BOOKISH

So - which ten books am I excited to read this year?

Well.. Maybe not excited - but I am for sure looking forward to read them:


1. THE HELP by Kathryn Stockett (2009)

~ love the colours of this cover.. ~



2. MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY by Winifred Watson (1938)

~ I love the Italian cover.. ~



3. LADY SINGS THE BLUES by Billie Holiday (1956)

~ This is such a great cover.. love this handwriting style.. ~



4. THE WINTER OF HER DISCONTENT by Kathryn Miller Haines (2008)

~ even the cover is a mystery.. ~



5. DIANA DORS : HURRICANE IN MINK by David Bret (2010)

~ wonderful, glamourous cover.. ~



6. ANATOMY OF A MURDER by Robert Traver (1958)




7. MOULIN ROUGE by Pierre La Mure (1950)

~ yay for vintage cover!! ~



8. FINGERSMITH by Sarah Waters (2002)




9. ROSEMARIE NITRIBITT : AUTOPSIE EINES DEUTSCHEN SKANDALS (= which you could translate into "Autopsy of a German scandal") by Christian Steiger (2007) - A non-fiction book about a German callgirl who was murdered in 1957

~ pretty daring Miss Nitribitt, hm? ~



10. THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF MAF THE DOG AND OF HIS FRIEND MARILYN MONROE by Andrew O'Hagan (2010)

~ I like this cover.. It's kind of retro.. ~

So - any books you're looking forward to read?

Thank you for reading (at all and especially this blog..)

Yours

Irene

Kommentare:

  1. I want to read The Help and I've been wanting to read Fingersmith. Sarah Waters is a very talented writer. Have you read The Little Stranger.

    Great list, Irene!

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  2. Ah...Anatomy of a Murder! i hope you enjoy it. It's been quite a while since I read it, but I found it very intriguing.

    Here's my list: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2012/01/top-ten-tuesday-anticipation.html

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  3. Hey, Michelle! Sarah Waters is one of my newer favourite authors - THE LITTLE STRANGER is still waiting for me on the shelf..

    Thank you, Bev - I hope that I enjoy it, too!

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