Monday, July 15, 2013

It's Monday...What Are You Reading? (7.15.13)



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.

We ended up heading up to our cabin this past weekend and it was so relaxing. I was able to get quite a bit of reading time in while hubby busied himself with little projects - he has a hard time sitting still up there! It's amazing what happens when you take a break from social media...you end up being so much more productive!!!


Thank goodness the Mini-Bloggiesta is this coming weekend...as you can see below, I have a ton of reviews to catch up on, plus a few other blog maintenance tasks to do. Will you be participating?

Books Completed last week
  • Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich (library audio book)
  • The Shadow Tracer by Meg Gardiner (review book)
  • A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams (mine)
  • Finding Perfect by Susan Mallery (library book)
Reading Now:  
  • A Promise of Stardust by Priscille Sibley (mine) 
  • The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan (mine, Book Lovers Unite Book Club read-a-long)
  • Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich (library audio book) - car
  • Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella (library audio book) - ipod
Next:   
  • Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand (library book)
  • Vanish by Tess Gerritsen (library book)
 Reviews Completed last week:
 Other posts related to books:
Books for which I need to finish reviews
  • Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
  • The Lavender Garden by Lucinda Riley 
  • Sister of the Bride by Susan Mallery
  • Finger Lickin' Sixteen by Janet Evanovich 
  • The Apple Orchard by SusanWiggs 
  • Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich
  • The Shadow Tracer by Meg Gardiner 
  • A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams
  • Finding Perfect by Susan Mallery
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What about you?  What does your reading week look like this week?  Whatever it is, happy reading and have a good week!

15 comments:

  1. I have A Hundred Summers for review and need to read it still. I also want to read Robyn Carr's series. I just downloaded The Wanderer from my library. I also want to read the Virgin River series at some point.

    Have a great week! I don't think I will be participating in the mini Bloggiesta but if my vacation plans fall through then I might sign up too.

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  2. I'm working on Nineteen. I'm reading it slowly. Such a great summer read!

    Here's my It's Monday. Love to have you stop by!

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  3. I'm looking forward to seeing what you thought of A Hundred Summers. I won't be participating in Bloggiesta. We fly to Europe soon.

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  4. No Bloggiesta for me I'm afraid but hope you get through everything on your to-do list! You're right about social media, I'd get so much extra done if I had a social media ban one weekend a month lol
    Have a great week and happy reading :)

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  5. No bloggiesta for me this weekend. I was going to but I have to do some work project stuff. I am hoping to squeeze in a little bit of work but we will see.

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  6. Susanna Kearsley has been one of my favourites. Reconstructing Amelia is on my TBR. Hope to get to it eventually.

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  7. You have lots of good looking books...some I've enjoyed a lot.

    I'm off to check out some reviews...and here's MY MONDAY READING POST

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  8. Time away from social media does help reading time. I go into withdrawal without my internet though. Come see what I read last week at Inside of a Dog. Happy reading!

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  9. No blogiesta for me this weekend; too booked. I liked the Newcomer, did you?

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  10. Ow curious about your thoughts on the Painted Girls. I really need to find time to read that one. I love Tess Gerritsen too but have not read all her books. Have a great week!

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  11. I'm going to start Reconstructing Amelia soon, can't wait to read your review on it. I hope you enjoy The Painted Girls as much as I did!

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  12. I have read all the Janet Evanovich books and The Apple Orchard is on my kindle. I have The Shadow Tracer at the top of my wishlist-- I really like Meg Gardiner after discovering her last year. Enjoy your week of reading.

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  13. Nice to get away for awhile to a cabin and lots of reading! I must read an Elin Hilderbrand book. Must see if our library stocks any of hers.

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  14. Enjoy your books this week. I finished What the Spell? by Brittany Geragotelis (4/5 stars) last week. This week I'm reading Solaris by Stanislaw Lem, Fields of Elysium by A.B. Whelan, and OCD Love Story by Corey Ann Haydu.

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  15. I want to read The Painted Girls.

    Great week for you. ENJOY!!

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My It's Monday, What Are You Reading

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