Monday, July 16, 2012

It's Monday...What Are You Reading? (7.16.12)




It’s Monday What Are you Reading , hosted by Sheila, is the perfect way for me to begin my week and allows me to focus on what needs to be read and to see what I have or have not accomplished the previous week. I also enjoy discovering new books by visiting other participants blogs.

It was a good week. I got some reading done, including finishing up 2 audio books and spent some time organizing my bookshelves. I also did some heavy-duty cleaning of my house - this heat is causing the dog to shed so much that there is hair everywhere! 

I'm heading to the beach next weekend and I cannot wait - my first beach trip of the summer! My sister-in-law has a beach house and I can't wait to spend time with her and my nephew and soak up the sun, listen to the waves and get some quality reading time in!

Books Completed last week:

  • Still Missing by Chevy Stevens (library audio book)
  • Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand (library book)
  • The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (library audio book)
  • I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson (mine)
Reading Now: 
  • The Great Escape by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (library book)
  • Gold by Chris Cleave (review audio book) - in car/house
  • I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella (library audio book) - ipod
Next:   
  • Catching Fireflies by Sherryl Woods (review book) 
  • The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson (mine)
  • The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson (mine)
Reviews completed last week:
Other Posts related to books:
Books for which I need to finish reviews:
  • Raising Wild Ginger by Tara Woolpy
  • Return to Rose Cottage by Sherryl Woods 
  • That Holiday Feeling by Debbie Macomber, Sherryl Woods, Robyn Carr
  • Forbidden Falls by Robyn Carr
  • Spring Fever by Mary Kaye Andrews
  • Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
  • Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand
  • The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson 
  • I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson
What about you?  What does your reading week look like this week?  Whatever it is, happy reading and have a good week!
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9 comments

  1. I've wanted to read an Elin Hilderbrand all summer. Maybe I should just do it, right? I hope you're enjoying Stieg Larsson too. I loved those books.

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  2. Love the cover for Poseidon. Looks like last week was pretty awesome in reading, and hope you have another great one this week. How was Dragon Tattoo - I really liked it - are you going to continue the series?

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  3. I definitely must read Summerland....and I should read The Girl Who Played with Fire, which I have...it was awhile ago that I read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, but I saw the movie for the first time this weekend...and now want to read more!

    Enjoy your week! Here's MY MONDAY READING POST

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  4. I tried to read The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo ages ago but just couldn't get into it. I hope you enjoyed it though. Summerland looks like a really intense read that I've added to my TBR list! Have a great week Kristin!


    Here is what I'm reading this week:
    http://www.wordsathome.ca/2012/07/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-34.html

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  5. :) What did you think about the Dragon Tattoo?? I haven't read it yet, but I've promised myself this summer I will.

    Happy reading :)
    The Brunette Librarian Blog

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  6. I loved The Last Queen and I just did a short review of Summerland myself. It seems we have similar tastes :) Happy Reading this week!

    therelentlessreader.blogspot.com

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  7. I'm reading Taste by Kat Evangelista this week. So far it's very...interesting. ;)

    Here's what else I'm reading this week!

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  8. New follower here; you have quite the collection of books! I just checked out The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo today.

    BookJunkieMom.blogspot.com

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  9. I usually love Sophie Kinsella books, but couldn't get into her newest one for some reason. I look forward to seeing what you think of it.

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