What’s on your May 2023 Bookshelf? I’m reading several books this month and doing a bit of research on vintage military manuals. Sometimes, I get slightly ambitious, so I hope to finish reading them all before the month ends. As usual, I’m reading different genres and literary mediums.
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May 2023 Bookshelf Books
My book stacks are many and high, so I’m never short of new reads. This month’s paperbacks include Echo by Thomas Olde Heuvelt, The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan, and Beautiful Ones by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia.
A tale of madness and obsession as one man confronts nature.
A twenty-first-century, powerful, new version of the werewolf legend.
Fantasy | Romance
A tale of love and betrayal with a touch of the supernatural.
I always have a stash of Audible books in my book stack. I usually listen to these books while driving or cannot carry a book with me.
A gothic museum and garden renowned for its medieval art and its group of researchers,
A story of family, friendship, and love explores if love can make a broken person whole.
Literary Sagas | Contemporary
A novel about relationships, family bonds, love, and the inescapable consequences of one’s actions.
A tale of psychological suspense weaving together Greek mythology, murder, and obsession.
May 2023 Bookshelf Military Publications
Army Motors is a World War II US Army maintenance magazine. It is the precursor to PS, The Preventive Maintenance Monthly.
PS, Volume 1, number 1
The Preventive Maintenance Monthly is a US Army maintenance publication issued in the comic medium during the Korean War.
PS, volume 1 number 2
Number 2 of PS, The Preventive Maintenance Monthly. The first publications in the 1950s reveal much about Army life and societal norms.
I study maintenance instructions and how technology and society change these publications over time. If you’re into maintenance, then you’re in the right place. You can read more about instructional comics on She Reads Everything.