Monday, July 08, 2013

It's Monday...What Are You Reading? (7.8.13)



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.

It's been a hot week - we had temps in the 90s and since it was almost too hot to be outdoors, I stayed in and read! If only I spent some time getting reviews done...maybe this week. My reading seems to be all over the place, but that's because I'm trying to be a little more strategic in what I pick to read. I'm working on making progress with some of the many reading challenges I'm doing. 


Books Completed last week
  • Fly Away by Kristin Hannah (mine, audio book)
  • Almost Perfect by Susan Mallery (library book)
  • Sister of the Bride by Susan Mallery (e-book)
  • Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich (library audio book)
  • The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs (e-book) 
  • The Newcomer by Robyn Carr (review e-book)
Reading Now:  
  • The Shadow Tracer by Meg Gardiner (review book)
  • Sizzling Sixteen (library audio book) - car
  • Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella (library audio book) - ipod
Next:   
  • The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan (mine, book club read-a-long)
  • A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams (mine)
  • Vanish by Tess Gerritsen (library book)
 Reviews Completed last week:
Books for which I need to finish reviews
  • Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
  • The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley 
  • The Lavender Garden by Lucinda Riley 
  • Fly Away by Kristin Hannah
  • Almost Perfect by Susan Mallery
  • Sister of the Bride by Susan Mallery
  • Finger Lickin' Sixteen by Janet Evanovich 
  • The Apple Orchard by SusanWiggs 
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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!
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19 comments

  1. Wow you did read a lot last week,though I haven't read any of this books you've listed I find some of the titles interesting like Finger Lickin' Fifteen by Janet Evanovich:) Here's mine:

    Teen Readers' Diary

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  2. I really do need to catch up on the Stephanie Plum series. She is a perfect character to spend a hot summer with. My Monday Report is here. Happy reading!

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  3. I want to read The Apple Orchard....I see several books that I've loved on your list, like Fly Away, Looking for Me, and Come Home. I need to catch up on Stephanie Plum.

    Here's MY MONDAY READING POST


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  4. That is a lot of reading accomplished!

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  5. A great reading week during hot weather. We have been cool here, which has been great with all the wedding preparations we have, but I am ready for warmer weather. We are reading quite a few of the same books. Have a great week.

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  6. Blech to the heat :( It's been steamy here lately as well. No thanks! ;)

    I hope you really enjoy The Painted Girls, I really did!

    Happy reading!!

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  7. The hot weather certainly helped you with tackling a book or two eh!
    I had an unsuccessful week with blogging, and reading to an extent, last week so hopefully this one will be better.

    My Book Bubble

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  8. I hope you enjoy The Painted Girls, it's one of my favourite books of the year. Have a great week!

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  9. The Painted Girls is high on my wish list. Hope you will enjoy it. Have a great week!

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  10. I've read one book by Tess Gerritsen, but I haven't picked up any others since! It's hard to know where to start when an author has so many books.
    Enjoy your books this week!

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  11. I really must get around to Fly Away and the other one I want to read is The Firebird.

    Thanks for your review of The Orphan Train that enticed me into reading it. Loved it as you know.

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  12. I just listened to the audio of A Hundred Summers so I'll look forward to reading your review of this one.

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  13. Wow, I'm impressed with your reading week! I enjoyed Button Holed and The Firebird too.

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  14. You had a great week! I just finished The Shadow Tracer and thought it was a good thriller

    Wishing you a great reading week

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

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  15. I've only read The Winter Sea by Kearsley, but I enjoyed it and intend to read more. Enjoy your week! Stay cool!

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  16. I had fun reading Remember Me by Kinsella - good book with a love-me/hate-me character.

    We had temps ranging from the 90's to the 100's also - which is hard to take when our weather is usually cooler. ugh. I hear we're in store for more. yeay! :)

    Have a great week.
    My Week

    hope the cools down some for you.

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  17. great reading lists - EnJoy! especially when you're in a heat wave indoors =)

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  18. Stay cool and keep reading, you're on a roll! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving such a nice comment and yes I loved Looking For Me :) my review will go up this week, (I hope lol) I'm off to check out yours.

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  19. Ugh, the weather here has been swampy hot as well! The Lavender Garden sounds wonderful! I will have to check back for your review. :)

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