Day: May 3, 2014

Monthly Summary (April 2014)

What I Read in April 2014

  • The City of Shadows (Avon, 2012) by Michael Russell (A+)
  • La luna de papel (Ediciones Salamandra, 2007) Traducción de Maria Antonio Menini Pagés. Título original: La luna di carta (The Paper Moon), de Andrea Camilleri (A)
  • Death Can’t Take a Joke (The Friday Project, 2014) by Anya Lipska (A)
  • The Pledge (University of Chicago Press, 2006). Translated by Joel Agee. Originally published as Das Versprechen: Requiem auf den Kriminalroman, 1958, by Friedrich Dürrenmatt (A+)
  • The Concrete Blonde (Orion, 1998) Reissued 2009. First published in 1994, by Michael Connelly (A)
  • Crónica de una muerte anunciada (Editorial Bruguera, 1981) by Gabriel García Márquez. English title: Chronicle of a Death Foretold (A+)
  • In The Morning I’ll Be Gone (Serpent’s Tail, 2014) by Adrian McKinty (A)

Pick of the Month

A tough one. I have very much enjoyed all the books I read this month. Three of them got the highest mark in my book. Therefore I’ll just leave it there and I’ll recommend any one of all the books I read, depending on your mood at the time.

See also what other fellow bloggers have to say at Mysteries in Paradise

Books Bought Last Month

  • Los milaneses matan en sábado de Giorgio Scerbanenco,
  • Dead Line by Chris Ewan
  • La mala dona de Marc Pastor
  • SHETLAND: Dead Water by Ann Cleeves
  • In the Morning I’ll be Gone by Adrian McKinty
  • Sacrifices by Roger Smith
  • The Reversal by Michael Connelly
  • Clavos en el corazón by Danielle Thiéry

Currently Reading

  • Graveland (Faber & Faber, 2013) by Alan Glynn

Wish List (10)

  • The A26 by Pascal Garnier
  • The City of Strangers by Michael Russell
  • I Am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes
  • Someone to Watch Over Me by Yrsa Sigurdardottir
  • Entry Island by Peter May
  • The Sudden Arrival of Violence by Malcolm Mackay
  • Dead Lions by Mick Herron
  • Strange Shores (Reykjavik Murder Mysteries 9) by Arnaldur Indridason
  • The Facts of Life and Death by Belinda Bauer
  • Free Falling, As If in a Dream: The Story of a Crime by Leif Gw Persson

Eagerly Awaited

  • Cobra by Deon Meyer
  • The Murder of Harriet Krohn by Karin Fossum
  • Euro Noir: The Pocket Essential Guide to Euroean Crime Fiction, Film & TV (Pocket Essential Series) by Barry Forshaw