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2013 in books

30 December, 2013
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Who knew that pregnancy and hours spent breastfeeding would so lend themselves to reading lots of books?

While I didn’t get to read everything that has been on my reading list this year, I have put a nice little dent in it. And in the time since The Child was born, I’ve also read her countless stories, but I haven’t bothered to keep track of those.

a few of the books I've read recently

a few of the books I’ve read recently

In 2013, I read the following books:

1. Maus (Art Spiegelman)

2. Maus 2 (Art Spiegelman)

3. In the Garden of Beasts (Erik Larson)

4. What to Expect When You’re Expecting (Heidi Murkoff)

5. Boy (Roald Dahl)

6. Night (Elie Wiesel)

7. Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth (Ina May Gaskin)

8. Dawn (Elie Wiesel)

9. The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth (Henci Goer)

10. The Birth Partner (Penny Simkin)

11. Japanland (Karin Muller)

12. A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City (Anonymous)

13. Gone Girl (Gillian Flynn)

14. Day (Elie Wiesel)

15. Secrets Of The Baby Whisperer: How To Calm, Connect, And Communicate With Your Baby (Tracy Hogg & Melinda Blau)

16. Ender’s Game (Orson Scott Card)

17. The Train (Georges Simenon)

18. The Girlfriends’ Guide to Surviving the First Year of Motherhood (VIcki Iovine)

19. The Everyday Parenting Toolkit: the Kazdin Method for Easy, Step-by-Step Lasting Change for You and Your Child (Alan E. Kazdin)

20. Divergent (Veronica Roth)

21. French Kids Eat Everything: how our family moved to France, cured picky eating, banned snacking, and discovered 10 simple rules for raising happy, healthy eaters (Karen Le Billion)

22. What to Expect the First Year (Heidi Murkoff)

23. Baby Sign Language Basics: Early Communication for Hearing Babies and Toddlers (Monta Briant)

24. Words to Outlive Us: Eyewitness Accounts from the Warsaw Ghetto (Michał Grynberg & Phillip Boehm)

25. Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard (Jessi Bloom)

And now that I’m back in the US and armed with a library card, I’ve been taking more trips to the library and reading more non-digital books. I still enjoy having my kindle though; it fits easily in our diaper bag, and it’s great to travel with.

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  1. The Mother permalink
    31 December, 2013 06:28

    That’s my girl!

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