Monday, December 13, 2010

Its Monday Here's What I'm Reading

Monday, December 13, 2010
It's Monday What Are You Reading is a wonderful weekly meme hosted by Shelia  at One Person's Journey Through a World of Books, and asks the question: What are you reading? 


Well I am on day 13 of my 21 Day Blogoversary & Birthday Bash and am having a blast. This week the fun really begins since I will start announcing winners on Dec 15. If you have not yet entered there is still time to do so. To see a list of all the books being given away with links to all the days you can go here and click on each day's link and fill out the forms.

Book Finished This Week:

 The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness 

This is the second book in the Chaos Walking series and all I can say is wow! The audio is fantastic and the story incredible.

Mercy by Rebecca Lim

This is the beginning of a new angel series and is quite exciting. 


Clarity by Kim Harrington

Loved the characters in this and the plot was totally engaging. A fast read.



Desires of the Dead by Kim Derting

A good sequel to Derting's first book The Body Finder. You can check out my review below.

Reviews:

Desires of the Dead by Kim Derting


Keeper by Kathi Appelt 


Beautiful prose with lots of mermaid mythology.




 All but one of the books (The Ask and The Answer)  read and reviewed this week are books I am giving away during my 21 Day B&B Bash.


Currently listening to:

Monster of Men by Patrick Ness

22 comments:

Mithee (The Deranged Book Lovers) said...

Hi Jan! Thanks for visiting our blog. *glomps* I forgot that I'm supposed to finish The Never Letting Go... but anyhoo, those are awesome books you've read last week. I can't wait for Clarity and Desires of the Dead. Especially DotD! I miss Jay and Violet already. Lol, you're very lucky to score an ARC. :">

Teddyree said...

Great books you have listed, I'll definitely check out the Chaos Walking series ... sounds good. I've still got The Body Finder on my wishlist. Love the cover of Clarity. Have a great week and happy reading :)

Nomes said...

you're always reading something interesting!

I'm going to be checking out Mercy as well! My library has it in processing - we have a different (and very stunning cover)

Cheers - and have a lovely day Jan!

x

Samita said...

Awesomesause I want to read Clarity. The cover for Mercy is intriguing.

Here's my It's Monday what are you reading?

Cem said...

Hey, thanks for already stopping by my post! I'm kind of jealous about Clarity, I'm really looking forward to that one! Also really interested in Mercy. Happy reading! :)

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Your books sound intriguing...I'm not familiar with any of them, so thanks for sharing.

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Jenny said...

Wow, lucky you! I can't wait for Clarity and Mercy, both sound fabulous! Looking forward to your full reviews of those:)

pussreboots said...

I was sick over the weekend but I got some reading done.

Ellie said...

Never heard of any of them so thanks for sharing them. They all have great covers!

Aleksandra said...

I really should read the Chaos Walking series, but I guess I'll try to read them next year ;) Have a great week!

Natalie (Mindful Musings) said...

I've heard wonderful things about Patrick Ness's books. I can't wait to read them! Every time I walk into a book store I'm tempted to pick one up!

thebookfairyhaven said...

Fantastic books that you've been reading. Am off to go read your review of Desires of the Dead - so curious to see what you thought of that book!

The1stdaughter said...

Wow! You read a lot of great books this week! I'm hoping to listen to the Patrick Ness books soon as well, hopefully I'll enjoy them as much as you did. Also, would LOVE to read Clarity, sounds really good!

Have a fabulous reading week! And thanks for stopping by again! :o)

Tara said...

I've just started The Knife of Never Letting Go...I was a little put off by the spelling at first...but have really started to like it! Sounds like you really like the series! I heard there's a prequel available electronically?

Sue Jackson said...

Wow, you've been busy reading lately! Sounds like some good books none that I have read yet. I am finishing Behemoth.

Enjoy your books this week!

Sue

Crystal - Princess of Pop Culture said...

I just added the first book in that Patrick Ness series to my TBR list, I can't wait to get to it!

Mari said...

Happy bloggiversary! I looks like you are having a fun month, filled with celebrating.

Thanks for stopping by my blog today.

Have a great reading week!

Staci said...

Your bloggiversay has been so much fun!! Have a great week of reading!!

Mrs. DeRaps said...

I bet the audiobooks for the Chaos Walking series would be incredible! I'm going to have to try that out...I'm almost finished with book 3, but would love to listen to these books...I wonder how the reader does the NOISE? Thanks for the idea!

Jessica Lawlor said...

You had a great week! I love the cover for DESIRES OF THE DEAD. Love that pop of pink!

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Mercy looks fantastic! Enjoy all your books!

Novroz said...

As someone who likes to judge from its cover...monsters of men looks really interesting

 
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