Missed blogoversary, replaced with birthday best sellers!

It seems that I missed celebrating my blogoversary! I started book blogging during the last week or two of December 2009, and due to the reading/blogging slump that I’ve been in since early December 2010, I totally forgot to post about it having been a year.


Well, I seem to be getting back into the swing of things in terms of reading, and so hopefully the blogging will soon come back up to speed and become more regular like it used to be.

In the meantime … enjoy this list of books that were NYT best sellers the week that I was born!

NYT Best Sellers for Week Ending 09/06/1985 (courtesy of BiblioOZ)


  1. Hold the Dream by Barbara Taylor Bradford
  2. The Cider House Rules by John Irving
  3. Jubal Sackett by Louis L’Amour
  4. The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy
  5. Chapterhouse: Dune by Frank Herbert
  6. If Tomorrow Comes by Sidney Sheldon
  7. Thinner by Richard Bachman
  8. The Class by Erich Segal
  9. Inside Outside by Herman Wouk
  10. Queenie by Michael Korda
  11. The Lonely Silver Rain by John D. MacDonald
  12. A Creed for the Third Millennium by Colleen McCullough
  13. Family Album by Danielle Steel
  14. Glitz by Elmore Leonard
  15. Proof by Dick Francis


  1. A Passion for Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin
  2. Iacocca: An Autobiography by Lee Iacocca with William Novak
  3. Smart Women Foolish Choices by Connell Cowan and Melvyn Kinder
  4. My Mother’s Keeper by B.D. Hyman
  5. Loving Each Other by Leo Buscaglia
  6. Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler
  7. Breaking With Moscow by Arkady N. Shevchenko
  8. Confessions of a Hooker by Bob Hope with Dwayne Netland
  9. The Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave
  10. Once Upon a Time by Gloria Vanderbilt
  11. A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
  12. The Courage to Change by Dennis Wholey
  13. The Bridge Across Forever by Richard Bach
  14. Metamagical Themas by Douglas R. Hofstadter
  15. The Heart of the Dragon by Alasdair Clayre

I’ve never even heard of any of these books, except the ones that I highlighted in burgundy text. Are there others on the list that I should know something about? Anything you think I should really read?

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