Monday, May 9, 2016

Weekly Reading Recap

book and coffee

It's Monday again. Boy are the weeks flying by now! My kids only have a few more weeks of school left. It's hard to believe that summer will be here soon. We have trips books to Tennessee and New York City these next couple months. It should be fun! My kids haven't been to NYC yet so I'm excited to finally take them. We're going to see Phantom of the Opera and Wicked on Broadway. And we're planning a trip to the Statue of Liberty, which my husband and I have never done despite many trips to the city.

What I'm reading

I'm still reading Secret Keeper by Kate Morton. I thought I'd get further in it but ended up having a more active Mother's Day weekend rather than sitting around reading the whole time! I plan to finish it this week and move on to a middle-grade book The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. My son read it a while ago and I've been wanting to get to it. It's based on an adult memoir but I figure I'll read the youth edition since we have it.

Silver Bay by Jojo Moyes book cover

What I'm writing

I wrote one review last week: 
Silver Bay by Jojo Moyes

What my kids are reading

M, who is in 3rd grade, is reading the third book in The Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer.  

Carter, who is in 6th grade, finished Endgame: the calling by James Frey and Nils Johnson-Shelton. He also read Point Blank: Alex Rider Book 2 by Anthony Horowitz. He's now reading the third book in that series.

I'm linking up with Book Date for It's Monday! What Are You Reading? as well as Unleashing Readers and Teach Mentor Texts for the children's and YA version of this weekly gathering. What are you reading? Please share in the comments!


  1. My son thinks The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is amazing. He's read it several times and always wants to tell people about it.

    Have a great week!

  2. I loved The Secret Keeper....I always enjoy Kate Morton's books.

    ENJOY the rest of this reading week.

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