Monday, April 12, 2010

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

Thanks for stopping by on this beautiful Monday morning! I had a very relaxing weekend at the beach, with lots of time to sit and read in the evenings after the kids were in bed...well, not so much the first night when my 3 year old decided to stay up until 11:30pm but the second night was good!

Last week, I finished reading The Piano Teacher: A Novel by Janice Y. K. Lee, which is my book club's April selection. You can click on the title to see my full review.

I also read Forget Me Not by Vicki Hinze for a WaterBrook Multnomah tour that's happening this week. My review will be up later today. You can click on the title to see my full review.

And finally, I published my weekly What My Children Are Reading recap.

I hosted a giveaway to celebrate getting more than 50 followers. That was an exciting milestone. And a week later, I'm already over 60! I highly recommend participation in the Book Blogger Hop that Jennifer at Crazy-for-Books is hosting if you're interested in growing your readership!

I'm currently reading Guest House by Barbara K. Richardson, as well as The Power of Your Child's Imagination for a blog tour. I'm scheduled to post my review for The Power of Your Child's Imagination on April 21st.

Up next:
I'll be reading Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier next as it's waiting for me at the library. This is my book club's May selection.

This meme is being hosted by Sheila at One Persons Journey Through a World of Books, so hop over there if you'd like to see what others are reading too.


  1. Love the cover of Forget Me Not looks very creepy.

  2. You were one busy chica on here last week, great job!

    The Guest House and Rebecca look like great reads--enjoy them!

  3. Good morning Julie - I bring coffee and scones this morning to your blogstep. :)

    I am working my way through Guest House too. Can you tell me where this book came from? It showed up in my mailbox about a week ago with no paperwork and I can not recall.

    Have a super week!

  4. Rebecca is one of my all-time favourite books. I hope you enjoy it as it certainly caught me off guard.

    I do the blog hop as well and it's a great way to connect with other book bloggers.

    Enjoy your reading week!

  5. Jan ~ I agree about the cover. Very creepy!

    Felicia ~ I'm rarely able to get through two books in a week so I was pretty proud of myself! ;-)

    Sheila ~ Anyone who brings me coffee is my instant best friend! I'll e-mail you about Guest House.

    Stephanie ~ I'm glad you said that about Rebecca because I just got it from the library and was honestly thinking I may not enjoy it. I'm not a big romance novel fan, but hopefully it will catch me off guard too!

  6. That's a bummer about The Piano Teacher, the dust jacket held such promise. I hope your book club enjoys Rebecca, it's been on my tbr for sooo long, it's starting to get embarrassing. Happy reading!

  7. Rebecca is one of my absolute favorites as well. I wasn't expecting to like it when I picked it up, but was pleasantly surprised. I started watching the movie this weekend, but wasn't able to finish. Hopefully within the next couple of days.

  8. Looks like you had a great week! My sister is absolutely in love with Rebecca...I'm sure you will too.

    Have a fabulous reading week!


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