I enjoyed writing the first post with books I’m looking forward to read, so here is My TBR Pile #2. From the first list, which contained 18 books I read most of them, see the update at the end of this post. I published that post on 5th March, so this is a round-up of the books I read in these past two months, 25 in total. I read other books, for University, or books I did not think at that time, so there are some differences. All these books are reviewed on my book blog, Coffee & Books, if you fancy having a look at a specific book. At the moment I’m reading two of the books from the previous post.
Here is my list of books I want to read in the next two months. Of course, I have other books to read for University, so I might finish this list sooner or later, depending on how much time I need for my other reading commitments. Also, I am not sure if I will finish Beeton’s book or not. I will read some of the chapters from a couple of books now and some after the exams as they will be more relevant to what I’m going to study next year. As you can see, my TBR Pile #2 is half the size of the first one, but it contains only one fiction book, by Dostoyevsky, which I don’t think counts as a light read anyway.
My TBR Pile #2 – List of books:
Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management – 5 stars. Really interesting book which contains all sort of details that makes us understand the Victorians better.
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky – now reading
The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates – 4 stars. A memoir in which she talks about her work in Africa and her personal life too.
Drug Wars by Neil Woods – 5 stars. Good book, offering an insight into the problems created by the war on drugs.
Barricades and Borders by Robert Gildea – Did not read cover-to-cover, but a few relevant chapters.
Centuries of Change by Ian Mortimer – 4 stars. It was an interesting book, but the end was not as good as the presentation of the individual centuries, hence I took a star out.
High Spirits by Kate Heard – 5 stars
British Prime Ministers by Robert J. Parker – 5 stars. Short but informative. A must read.
30-Second Anatomy by Gabrielle Finn – 5 stars
At the moment I’m reading two books from the first list, Dirty Bertie (about Edward VII) and another one about George IV. I will continue with the books relevant for the 19th century, but I will introduce a non-history related book, just to mix them up.
I updated the books from the first list, if you want to check it out.