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It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

Monday, February 28, 2011

Book Journey
It's Monday!  What Are You Reading? is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.

Over the past two weeks, I've

Read:
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach--Finished as weirdly funny as it started.

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell--Loved this. If you're an Austen fan and haven't read it, go correct that now.

Austenland by Shannon Hale, narrated by Katherine Kellgren--Very cute and very fun

Percy Jackson: The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan--What is there to say? I love this series and this was another good entry!

Reviewed:
Emily the Strange: The Lost Days by Rob Reger--3 Stars

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss--3 Stars

The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney--4 Stars

M is for Magic by Neil Gaiman--4 Stars

The Roar by Emma Clayton--4 Stars--Exciting middle grade fiction for boys and girls alike!

A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore--4 Stars

Currently Reading:
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop by Lewis Buzbee--All bibliophiles should read this. I would mark passages, but I would mark the whole book.

Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn, narrated by Marguerite Gavin--I just downloaded the audio but haven't started it yet.

Percy Jackson: The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan--I never read series books back-to-back, but I need to return this to my cousin, and I have to admit that I want to know what happens.

Up Next:
Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T. R. Simon--For the Okra Picks Challenge, ending this month!

Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman by Alice Steinbach--I'm ready for a vacation. Armchair travel will have to do for a while.

What are you reading this week?

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8 comments:

  1. Great list! I loved North and South and the Percy Jackson series too. I hadn't heard of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop. I will have to check it out.

    Have a great week!

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  2. The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop sounds really good. Adding another book to my TBR pile....

    Here's my Monday: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2011/02/its-monday-what-are-you-reading_28.html#comments

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  3. Checking out The Yellow lighted bookshop.

    North and South is one I do want to read but the size is putting me off
    carol

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  4. You have some great reads there! I've wanted to read North and South but just never have. I did read Dirty Jobs and loved it, it was so funny and quirky! Have a great week!

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  5. You had a brilliant reading week and another lined up. I adored North and South. Have a wonderful week. My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/02/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-28.html

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  6. Finished and reviewed The Vanishing of Katharina Linden: http://wordsandpeace.wordpress.com/2011/02/28/the-vanishing-of-katharina-linden/
    Read also in 2 days Madame Tussaud: a Novel of the French Revolution,upcoming review. Listening now to Atlantic and reading The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, among other things

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  7. I DO need to correct not having read North and South -- or any, Gaskell, for that matter. I think I need to have a Gaskell reading/watching marathon.

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  8. I enjoyed Austenland -- I'll have to read North and South!
    I like the Kitty books, too. A wonderfully humorous narrative voice and lots of adventure.

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