Monday, March 26, 2012

Weekly Reading Recap



For the first time in a very long time, I didn't participate in this meme last week. Actually, I went eight days without writing anything on this blog! I apologize for this sudden disappearance and hope I can get back into the swing of things starting this week!

Amazingly enough, even though it's been two weeks, I have very little to share. I didn't complete a single book. I'm not sure how that happened. I guess I took a reading and blogging break! I have a lot of catching up to do!

I reviewed Chase Against Time by Steve Reifman. This was an excellent children's book for elementary age kids. You can click on the title to read my review.

I also finally posted my review of Gods and Fathers by James LePore, which was a page-turning thriller.

And I posted an interview with Charlie Barrett of The Barrett Company. There was a Kindle Fire giveaway associated with that post, but it's ended now.

Currently Reading
I'm still reading If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home by Lucy Worsley, a nonfiction book from NetGalley. And I'm reading my April bookclub selection, Girl with the Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier. I'm nearing the end of both of those books.

Up Next
Next, I'll be reading another nonfiction book from NetGalley: Drinking from the Fire Hose: Making Smarter Decisions without Drowning in Information by Christopher J. Frank and Paul F. Magnone.

What are you reading this week? This meme is being hosted by Sheila at Book Journey, so hop over there if you'd like to see what others are reading too.

11 comments:

  1. I hear you, Julie! It's been busy here, too - no time for reviews last week, though I did manage (barely) to post a Monday update.

    I haven't read Girl with the Pearl Earring, but we saw the movie.

    I have heard about Drinking from the Fire Hose - it sounds very interesting. I can't wait to hear what you think of it.

    Sue

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    1. I'm looking forward to that one too. I have a few business-related books on my TBR list now.

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  2. I read and reviewed Gods and Fathers as well. My post is up today. I hope you'll stop by.

    My week wasn't terribly productive in the reading department either, but this week looks promising!

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    1. I look forward to reading your review too!

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  3. Drinking from the Fire Hose sounds like an interesting book! I'm reading The Beautiful and the Damned by F Scott Fitzgerald right now.

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    1. I really need to read more classics. I hope you're enjoying it!

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  4. I have If Walls Could Talk sitting on my kindle from NetGalley as well I have high hopes for it. +new follower :) Looking forward to reading more of your reviews.
    Here's my It's Monday! Post :)


    - Kimberly @ Turning The Pages

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    1. If Walls Could Talk definitely has some very interesting tid bits of information about how people lived over the centuries.

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  5. You should not need to apologise, we all need a breathing space in the real world sometimes. :)

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  6. Sorry I am a bit late stopping by this week, I've been swamped! I hope you enjoyed your mini break!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

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