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Marineko
05 September 2013 @ 06:18 pm
BOOKS BOUGHT
* way too many to list; check my Kinokuniya Value Buy post.

BOOKS READ
A Really Awesome Mess, Trish Cook
The Rithmatist, Brandon Sanderson
OCD Love Story, Corey Ann Haydu
Divergent, Veronica Roth
Insurgent, Veronica Roth
Open Very Carefully, Nick Bromley
City of Bones: The Little Book of Quotes, Cassandra Clare
Happy Marriage?! (1), Enjoji Maki
Happy Marriage?! (2), Enjoji Maki
Happy Marriage?! (3), Enjoji Maki
The Elites, Natasha Ngan
Slanted and Enchanted, Kaya Oakes
Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism, Alison Pipmeier
 
 
Marineko
05 August 2013 @ 01:20 pm
BOOKS BOUGHT
The Disenchantments, Nina LaCour
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Jesse Andrews
Openly Straight, Bill Konigsberg

BOOKS READ
The Day the Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt & Oliver Jeffers
Rose Under Fire, Elizabeth Wein
A Tale of Time City, Diana Wynne Jones
Archer's Goon, Diana Wynne Jones
The Theory of Everything, Kari Luna
♥ 雨ニモマケズ, 賢治, 宮沢
45 Pounds (More or Less), K.A. Barson
Openly Straight, Bill Konigsberg
The Miseducation of Cameron Post, emily m. danforth
The Melancholy of Mechagirl, Catherynne M. Valente
The Disenchantments, Nina LaCour
The Girl Under the Bed, Dave Chua
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Jesse Andrews
A Really Awesome Mess, Trish Cook & Brendan Halpin
 
 
Marineko
01 July 2013 @ 04:38 pm
I haven't been properly recording the books I bought and received these last two months; there were too many, especially of the latter. I'm getting to the point where I'm actually saying no to publishers asking if I want review copies >_< My TBR stack is going to kill me!

Books Read - May
More Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, Jen Campbell
If You Want to See a Whale, Julie Fogliano
Rats Saw God, Rob Thomas
Butter, Erin Jade Lange
Fragments, Dan Wells
The Immortals of Meluha, Amish Tripathi
Fat Kid Rules the World, K.L. Going

Books Read - June
Fortunately, the Milk (UK), Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell
Icons, Margaret Stohl
Wither, Lauren deStefano
A User's Guide to Neglectful Parenting, Guy Delisle
Fortunately, the Milk (US), Neil Gaiman & Skottie Young
Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Take What You Can Carry, Kevin C. Pyle
Solfege, Yoshinaga Fumi
Enchanted Glass, Diana Wynne Jones
Black Maria, Diana Wynne Jones
Make Good Art, Neil Gaiman
 
 
Marineko
17 May 2013 @ 01:53 pm
BOOK BOUGHT
xxxHolic (6), CLAMP
xxxHolic (19), CLAMP
The Odyssey, Homer (trans. Robert Fagles)
The Aeneid, Virgil (trans. Robert Fitzgerald)
The Immortals of Meluha, Amish Tripathi
The Secret of the Nagas, Amish Tripathi
The Oath of the Vayaputras, Amish Tripathi
Son of Poseidon, Rick Riordan
Blade of the Immortal (24), Hiroaki Samura
Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom, Brendan Halpin & Emily Franklin
It's Our Prom (So Deal With It), Julie Anne Peters
Rats Saw God, Rob Thomas
Fragments, Dan Wells

MAGAZINES BOUGHT
Frankie, May/June 2013


BOOKS GIVEN AWAY/BOUGHT FOR OTHERS
This Is How Happy Looks Like, Jennifer E. Smith
The Elite, Kiera Cass

BOOKS RECEIVED
And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini
Butter, Erin Lange
The Bunker Diaries, Kevin Brooks
And a whole bunch of YA advanced copies that I haven't sorted through yet ^^;
I'll include them in the May list.

BOOKS READ
xxxHolic (6), CLAMP
xxxHolic (7), CLAMP
xxxHolic (8), CLAMP
xxxHolic (9), CLAMP
xxxHolic (10), CLAMP
xxxHolic (11), CLAMP
xxxHolic (12), CLAMP
xxxHolic (13), CLAMP
xxxHolic (14), CLAMP
xxxHolic (15), CLAMP
xxxHolic (16), CLAMP
xxxHolic (17), CLAMP
xxxHolic (18), CLAMP
xxxHolic (19), CLAMP
Tessa Masterson Will Go to Prom, Brendan Halpin & Emily Franklin
It's Our Prom (So Deal With It), Julie Anne Peters
This Is What Happy Looks Like, Jennifer E. Smith
And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini
Happy!, Grant Morrison
Stag's Leap: Poems, Sharon Olds
More Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops, Jen Campbell


Note: hi, I haven't been on LJ much (or at all) these days. When I do attempt to post updates it's been on DW instead. Will try to cross-post when I can.
 
 
Marineko
01 April 2013 @ 05:27 pm
BOOKS BOUGHT
A Hole is to Dig, Ruth Krauss
Let's Be Enemies, Janice May Udry
Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present, Charlotte Zolotow
Kenny's Window, Maurice Sendak
My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan, Seth Rudetsky
When Love Comes to Town, Tom Lennon
KL NOIR: Red, edited by Amir Muhammad
Take A Bow, Elizabeth Eulberg
The Trouble With Flirting, Claire LaZebnik
Rock On, Denise Vega
Blaze, Laurie Boyle Crompton
The Sky Always Hears Me (and the Hills Don't Mind), Kirstin Cronn-Mills
Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde
The Essential Feminist Reader, edited by Estelle B. Freedman
The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir
♥ 謎解きはディナーのあとで (3) by 東川 篤哉
ZigZag, Ellen Wittlinger
Itazura na Kiss, Kaoru Yada
Book Crush, Nancy Pearl
Teen Angst? Naaah..., Ned Vizzini
Fledgling, Octavia E. Butler
Andromeda Stories (1), Keiko Takemiya
Andromeda Stories (2), Keiko Takemiya
Fushigi Yuugi (6), Yuu Watase
Across the Universe, Beth Revis
Genesis, Bernard Beckett
Harlequin Valentine, Neil Gaiman
Fables: War & Pieces, Bill Willingham
Lucifer: Children & Monsters, Mark Carey
Ooku (7), Fumi Yoshinaga
Selected Poems, Tomas Transtromer
The Sunless Countries, Karl Schroeder
The Mark of Athena, Rick Riordan
The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates, Joyce Carol Oates
The Complete Peanuts Volume 2, Charles Schultz
The Heart of Thomas, Moto Hagio


MAGAZINES BOUGHT
Frankie, January/February 2013

BOOKS BOUGHT FOR OTHERS/GIVEN AWAY
A Baby Sister for Frances, Russell Hoban
On the Map, Simon Garfield

BOOKS READ
A Baby Sister for Frances, Russell Hoban
A Hole is to Dig, Ruth Krauss
My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan, Seth Rudetsky
Madeline, Ludwig Bemelmans
Dream Friends, You Byun
My Brother's Book, Maurice Sendak
Doug Unplugged, Dan Yaccarino
Take A Bow, Elizabeth Eulberg
The Trouble With Flirting, Claire LaZebnik
Skip Beat! (30), Nakamura Yoshiki
Rock On, Denise Vega
Skip Beat! (31), Nakamura Yoshiki
Blaze, Laurie Boyle Crompton
Etiquette & Espionage, Gail Carriger
The Sky Always Hears Me (and the Hills Don't Mind), Kirstin Cronn-Mills
xxxHOLiC (1), CLAMP
Blade of the Immortal (26), Samura Hiroaki
The Mark of Athena, Rick Riordan
xxxHOLiC (2), CLAMP
xxxHOLiC (3), CLAMP
xxxHOLiC (4), CLAMP
xxxHOLiC (5), CLAMP
 
 
Current Mood: sleepysleepy
Current Music: androp - Party
 
 
 
Marineko
23 March 2013 @ 07:03 pm
LIST STARTED: March 24th, 2013
LIST LAST UPDATED: June 16th, 2013

Beneath the Sun by still_ciircee
[xxxHOLiC, Watanuki/Doumeki]

By Any Other Name + Part 2 by miko_no_da
[Prince of Tennis, Ohtori/Shishido]

Getting a Hands-On Education by still_ciircee
[xxxHOLiC, Watanuki/Doumeki]

It's As Easy As... by still_ciircee
[xxxHOLiC, Doumeki/Watanuki]

A Lesson in Humility by miko_no_da
[Prince of Tennis, Shishido/Ohtori, Gen]

Möbius by Neo
[xxxHolic, Doumeki/Watanuki, Angst]

The Professor's Wife by foolish_mortal
[xxxHolic, Doumeki/Watanuki]

The Third One Between by Rethira
[xxxHolic, Doumeki/Watanuki, Angst]

Ran by still_ciircee
[xxxHOLiC, Watanuki/Doumeki]

Turbulence by everlind
[Prince of Tennis, Shishido/Ohtori]

Unexpected by still_ciircee
[xxxHOLiC, Watanuki/Doumeki]http://miko-no-da.livejournal.com/131235.html#cutid1
 
 
Current Mood: blahblah
 
 
 
Marineko
02 March 2013 @ 10:22 am
BOOKS BOUGHT
Tokyo Book Scene
♥ TOKYO本屋さん紀行
Tam Lin, Pamela Dean
The Dubious Hills, Pamela Dean
The Whim of the Dragon, Pamela Dean
The Monster Garden, Vivien Alcock
Pretty in Punk: Girls' Gender Resistance in a Boys' World, Lauraine Leblanc
How SASSY Changed My Life, Kara Jesella & Marisa Meltzer
52 Reasons to Hate My Father, Jessica Brody
Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me, Ellen Forney
Guitar Girl, Sarra Manning
Fat Kid Rules the World, K.L. Going
Supergirl Mixtapes, Meagan Brothers
KL Noir, various

BOOKS RECEIVED
Ghana Must Go, Taiye Selasi
Mary Coin, Marisa Silver
The Jewel of Medina, Sherry Jones
The Midnight Zoo, Sonya Hartnett
Five Star Billionaire, Tash Aw
Skinny, Donna Cooper*
Finding Cherokee Brown, Siobhan Curham*

BOOKS BOUGHT FOR OTHERS
The Bear That Wasn't, Frank Tashlin
KL Noir: Red, Various

BOOKS READ
Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom, Ursula Nordstrom
The Bear That Wasn't, Frank Tashlin
A Night Like This, Julia Quinn
52 Reasons to Hate My Father, Jessica Brody
Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me, Ellen Forney
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie
Feverish, Takaaki Kusaka
Hot Limit, Minori Shima
Restart, Shoko Hidaka
Fog Island, Tomi Ungerer
Ghana Must Go, Taiye Selasi
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, Murakami Haruki

*actually received these from Electric Monkey last year, but only taking them home last month ^^;
This month a lot of my purchases were from secondhand stores!
(Out-of-print titles... and short-discount titles.)
 
 
Current Mood: groggygroggy
 
 
Marineko
01 February 2013 @ 11:18 am
BOOKS BOUGHT
The Miseducation of Cameron Post, emily danforth
The Hundred Broken Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin
Dear Genius: The Letters of Ursula Nordstrom, collected & edited by Marcus S. Leonard
Where the Wild Things Are (Collectors' Edition), Maurice Sendak
Stuart Little, E.B. White
The Wheel on the School, Meindert De Jong

MAGAZINE BOUGHT
Flow issue 1
MISS Feb 2013 (Arashi)

BOOKS BOUGHT FOR OTHERS/GIVEN AS GIFTS
Out of My Mind, Sharon Draper
Wonder, R.J. Palacio

BOOKS READ
Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein
The Crimson Spell (1), Yamane Ayano
Shinobu Kokoro (2), Matsumoto Temari
Quiet, Susan Cain
Open This Little Book, Jesse Klausmeier & Suzy Lee
Days of Blood and Starlight, Laini Taylor
I'll Get There. It Better Be Worth the Trip, John Donovan
Stuart Little, E.B. White
 
 
Current Mood: happyhappy
Current Music: advantage Lucy - 空は動かずに