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It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

Sunday, October 30, 2011

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

Character Connection featuring The Lilim from Stardust by Neil Gaiman

Review: The Ruins by Scott Smith--Irritating, cardboard characters but nevertheless a page turner

Curse of the Wendigo
The Curse of the Wendigo by Rick Yancey--I think I liked The Monstrumologist a little more, but I still liked this one

The Greatest Generation
The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw--I really liked this

The Haunting of Hill House
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson, read by David Warner--I didn't care for the narrator and I expected a little more from the story.

Salem's Lot
'Salem's Lot by Stephen King--Stephen King. What more should I say? I'm a fan.

Currently Reading:
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford--I literally just grabbed this from the stacks, but I have high hopes

The Valleys of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels by Freya Stark--I've barely gotten started, so no real opinion on this yet either

The Wayside School Collection by Louis Sachar, read by the author--These are some of the last books I remember a teacher reading aloud to my class. I'm having a lot of fun revisiting them.

Up Next:
Possibly The Killing Tree by Rachel Keener or The Painted Boy by Charles de Lint.

What are you reading this week?

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  1. I have been wanting to read The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. I think it would make a great book club book. I hope you enjoy it!

  2. I've been meaning to read Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet for a while, too. Enjoy our books this week!

  3. I've heard a lot of good things about The Greatest Generation, I hope you enjoyed it!

  4. "Hotel" is great - we read it in two of my book groups! :) I enjoyed it. Different from other books, but you can really connect with the characters.

  5. The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is on Mount TBR, looking forward to your thoughts, maybe it'll move up the priority list.
    Have a great week and happy reading :)

  6. Intriguing title on Freya Stark's novel! You got a lot done last week. :)

    Follower. Come see my Monday! Have a great week!

  7. I also just read a Wendingo themed book. I had a very slow week of reading. Please come see what I did finish.

  8. I enjoyed The Haunting of Hill House. Maybe it's better to read it rather than as an audio. Have to say I am not a fan of audiobooks generally. Loved Salem's Lot. I;m a Stephen King fan too.

  9. What a pity your audiobook wasn't very good. The narrator is very important of course.

    I loved The House on the Corner, and I hope you do, too!

    Happy reading this week.

  10. I heard AWESOME things about The Greatest Generation. I'm glad you liked it. Happy reading:)

    Here's the link to my monday post...

  11. I like your book selection for this week! Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is really good! I was surprised that I liked it so much!

  12. I'm curious about the Tom Brokaw book...I have another of his (Boom) on my stacks.

    Enjoy your reading!


  13. This is a varied group. I find S King can be rough sometimes. My family will never forget watching "It" together. :-)
    Have a good week.

  14. Hi! Have a good week! Enjoy the books ;)


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