In the Midst of Life - Jennifer Worth The Girl's Guide to Homelessness: A Memoir - Brianna Karp Polio: An American Story - David Oshinsky Three Fearful Days: San Francisco Memoirs of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire - Malcolm E. Barker Major Conflict: One Gay Man's Life in the Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell Military - Jeffrey McGowan The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade - Ann Fessler Elegy for a Disease: A Personal and Cultural History of Polio - Anne Finger Sleigh Bells in the Snow - Sarah Morgan The Idle Parent: Why Laid-Back Parents Raise Happier and Healthier Kids - Tom Hodgkinson Cat Trick - Sofie Kelly

This month I am focusing mostly on my physical TBR and library borrows. Some of the library borrows were books I "rescued" - they were about to be pulled from the shelves, deleted from the system, and boxed up for return. By borrowing these books, I extended their shelf life another 2 years.

 

1. Polio: An American Story by David Oshinksy (Pop Sugar prompt - On the TBR a long time)

 

2. 3 Fearful Days: San Francisco Memoirs of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire by Malcolm E. Barker (Diseases and Disasters; Pop Sugar prompt - Subtitle)

 

3. The Girl's Guide to Homelessness: A Memoir by Brianna Karp (Pop Sugar prompt - Difficult Topic) (Library Love Challenge)

 

4. Battlefield Angels: Saving Lives Under Enemy Fire from Valley Forge to Afghanistan by Scott McGaugh (Pop Sugar prompt - set in wartime) (Library Love Challenge)

 

5. Major Conflict: One Gay Man's Life in the Don't - Ask - Don't - Tell Military by Jeffrey McGowan (Library Love Challenge)

 

6. The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade by Ann Fessler (Library Love Challenge)

 

7. Cat Trick (A Magical Cats Mystery)  by Sofie Kelly (Pop Sugar prompt - Cat on the cover) (Library Love Challenge)

 

8. Elegy for a Disease: A Personal and Cultural History of Polio by Anne Finger (Pop Sugar prompt - Disability) (Library Love Challenge)

 

9. In the Midst of Life by Jennifer Worth (Pop Sugar prompt - Interesting Woman)

 

10. Travel is a Political Act by Rick Steves (Pop Sugar prompt - Involves Travel) (Library Love Challenge)

 

11. The Idle Parent by Tom Hodgkinson (Pop Sugar prompt - Career Advice) (Library Love Challenge)

 

12. Sleigh Bells in the Snow by Sarah Morgan (Pop Sugar prompt - Set in a Hotel)

 

13. Echoes in Death (...In Death #44) by J.D. Robb (Pop Sugar prompt - published in 2017) (Library Love Challenge)

 

14. Moneyball by Michael Lewis (Library Love Challenge)