Monday, June 14, 2010

It Monday Here's What I'm Reading

Monday, June 14, 2010

 This wonderful weekly meme is hosted by Shelia  at One Person's Journey Through a World of Books, and asks you to answer the question What are you reading?

 Man did this week just fly by. I can't believe it is Monday already.

I participated in the third Bloggiesta and have to say I really got a lot done (see my Bloggiesta # 3 Wrap-Up) except read. If you have never taken part in a Bloggiesta then trust me when I say it is a learning and growing experience and would urge you to make a point of being part of the next one.

I finished three books this week: 

 Sea Glass by Marie V Snyder (this was an audio version)

Definitely can't wait to find out what happens in Spy Glass. Just wish I didn't have to wait till September.


The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson 

This is not my normal read but it's summer and I wanted to try an adult book. It was quite a thriller although slow starting. I also hope to read the other two in the series because I loved the characters.


The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

This is definitely a crossover book as Rose the narrator is nine when the story opens and it follows through her teen years. 

Make sure you enter my Time to Share Giveaway for a chance to win The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Perchance to Dream by Lisa Mantchev, or a signed copy of My Name is Memory by Anne Brashares. Ends 6/24

Reviews Posted:

Glimmerglass by Jenna Black
School of Possibilities by Seita Parkkola
Jump the Cracks byStacy DeKeyser

What's Next:

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (Once Upon a Time Challenge)
Ivy's Ever After by Dawn Latiramore
MiddleWorld by J& P Voelkel
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephanie Meyer
Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Compound by S A Godeen
The Last Words of Will Wolfkin by Steven Knight

This is a pretty ambitious list for me, and I have a wedding to attend on Saturday, plus Sunday is Father's Day so I will have to get a lot down during the week.

Hope you had a good week too and that this one will be even better!

14 comments:

Irena @ This Miss Loves to Read said...

You had a great reading week! I see some nice books.

Manda (Manda's Movements) said...

I've got Storm Glass to read and can't wait to get around to it. Hopefully soon. I got through a chapter or two of Dragon Tattoo and thought it started slow too so it's been put aside for a while now. Glad you liked it though. Some great looking novels you have coming up!

Alaine - Queen of Happy Endings said...

I read The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner today. It was ok, added another dimension to the story. Hope you have a grat week!

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

I participated in the Bloggiesta too and agree, it is a great way to give your blog a little spring cleaning. I still have a lot I could do.... I think I need to extend Bloggiesta through the week :)

Kathy Martin said...

Even with Blogiesta you had a great reading week. I am looking forward to Spy Glass too. Bree Tanner and Raised by Wolves are possibilities for me this week too. Happy reading!

chelleyreads said...

i agree. when i'm working on the blog, i don't read as much. looks like a great week for you nonetheless with three awesome books. girl with dragon tattoo is yet another book that i own but have yet to read. enjoy your books this week jan and have a good one!

P.S. hope you enjoy alison dare as much as we did. also, just to let you know those pics on our blog are not contest entries--we're not eligible to enter 'cause we part of the tour. looking forward to seeing your pics :)

Aleksandra said...

I have all three on my tbr list! Happy reading!

Allison said...

I just read the Glass trilogy this past week, loved them!!

I read Spy Glass on www.NetGalley.com, so if you haven't signed up there you should think about it!

Crystal (I totally paused!) said...

Glad to hear you liked The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. My book club read that before I joined it, but I've heard great things from everyone about it! Hope you have a great week :)

ibeeeg said...

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is on my summer reading list...it is waiting patiently on my piano awaiting its turn. :D
Glad to know of the slow start, and also glad to know that you liked the characters.

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake seems interesting. I most definitely need to look into this book further.

Hope you have wonderful reading week!

amcatoir said...

Another great crossover book, if you haven't tried it yet, is The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley. The protag is eleven and very interested in chemistry.

Aths said...

I'm planning to read the Bree Tanner book this week too! Have a good week!

Teddyree said...

Storm Glass and the Stieg Larsson books are on Mount TBR so I'm glad to hear you enjoyed them.
Have a great week, happy reading!

Shweta said...

NetGalley has SpyGlass Jan:) Needn't wait till Sept. It's full of surprises :)

 
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