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Monday, October 26, 2009

It's Monday! What are you Reading? 10-26-2009

What are you reading on Mondays? is hosted by J. Kaye at J. Kaye's Book Blog. This is my first time doing this event, even though I think about it every Monday! I have decided it is time to start giving a little more effort to some of my posts! If you would like to participate, please leave your link with Mr. Linky at J.Kaye's blog - but you can also leave me a comment - I would love to know what you are reading!

I am still reading some of the same books as last week. I can't seem to get through 31 Hours, A Highlander's Temptation or Stretch Marks. I did give up on Ginger High - it was just too confusing for me. Since I haven't been in the car much - my audiobook How I Live Now is still unfinished. I will say though that I had (still have) a terrible sinus infection last week and battled a headache off and on all week so I didn't read as much as I usually do. I did add some new books to the ones I was reading though (no wonder I can't seem to finish any of them!)

Okay - new books this week:
  1. Night of Flames: A Novel of World War II by Douglas Jacobson - I am really enjoying this book and should finish it pretty quickly. I will also be having an interview with the author this week so watch for it!
  2. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer - This is a YA book that I saw on someone else's blog - sorry, I am not very good about keeping track of where I found books. This is my bathroom read - Does anyone else have bathroom reads? Anyway, it is a really good book and I have been telling my daughter about it. Neither one of my daughters are big readers - but I keep hoping!

Books I am going to be starting this week:
  1. Messages to Myself: Overcoming a Distorted Self-Image by Helen B. Mcintosh
  2. Pendragon's Banner: Book Two of the Pendragon's Banner Trilogy by Helen Hollick
  3. Family Plots: Love, Death & Tax Evasion by Mary Patrick Kavanaugh - I may be having a guest post by this author this week also.
  4. Mom Needs Chocolate: Hugs, Humor and Hope for Surviving Motherhood by Debora Coty
  5. Hot and Irresistible by Dianne Castell - Another guest post may be happening with this author this week.
  6. Jesse's Girl by Gary Morgenstein - May be having a guest post by Gary also.

Books that I finished last week:
  1. The Evolution of Shadows by Jason Quinn Malott - This was a really good book! You can click on the title to see my review and interview with the author.
  2. Saint John of the Five Boroughs by Edward Falco - Another good book - review should be posted this week.
  3. Last Breath by Brandilyn Collins and Amberly Collins - Second book in The Rayne Tour series - Very quick read - review should be posted this week.
Okay - I've told you mine, now you tell me yours!


Jennifer said...

Fantastic line-up. I just got my review of Pendragon's Banner up. Happy reading.

Stormi said...

Nice books you have to read. Here are mine:


Marie said...

Looks like a great reading week!

And I have bathroom reads also -- I have to have a book no matter where I am :-)

Mary (Bookfan) said...

Great list of books. I'm curious about the Diane Castell book. I've seen it around on other blogs. I'll have to check in on the author guest post.

I like your Halloween cross-stitch!

Anonymous said...

LOLOL! I don't have bathroom reads. My time in there isn't private....it's where the kids feel free to corner me and ask questions.


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