Skip to main content

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?


Good morning. I hope you had a great week! I finally got my act together with writing book reviews by the end of the week, and I got some reading done as well, so overall it was a good week.

I put up a review of The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley. It was a good book but I wish I hadn't rushed through reading it. It's the type of book I should have sat and read in one sitting, although it's a bit long for that.

I also reviewed a middle-grade fiction book called The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable by Dan Gutman. I read it back in May and finally got around to writing the review!

As far as reading goes, I read Dead Barchetta by Kathryn Lively. It was a fun mystery, and I will post my review later this week.

Currently Reading
I've now started Island Girl by Lynda Simmons, which I have for a book tour at the end of the month.

Up Next
Next, I'm going to read Counting from Zero by Alan B. Johnston. After that is Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love by Matt Logelin.

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.

Comments

  1. Lots of great reading getting done. Thanks for the Middle Grade reviews. I am going to have one of those next year.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I haven't read any of those books but I'll definitely come back to check out your reviews!! Hop on over if you have the time:
    http://universeinwords.blogspot.com/2011/06/guess-what-its-mondaywhat-are-you.html
    Juli @ Universe in Words

    ReplyDelete
  3. I have to go read your Sweetness review, I loved Flavia when I read it, want to read the others in series.

    My Post

    http://teawithmarce.blogspot.com/2011/06/what-are-you-reading.html

    ReplyDelete
  4. I like Island Girls. Enjoy your books and have a lovely week.
    My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/06/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-44.html

    ReplyDelete
  5. I need to read The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie! It's in my TBR pile... I'm reading the Flavia series slightly out of order as I've already read the 2nd book, The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag. I've already got the 3rd book waiting for me too.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for stopping by! I'd love to hear your thoughts!

Popular posts from this blog

Freedom to Read Giveaway Hop

I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and Mundie Moms are hosting the Freedom to Read Giveaway Hop in honor of Independence Day in the United States, and I've decided to participate. To stick with the theme of Independence Day, I'm doing what I did last year for this hop: I'm giving away a book of your choice that is written by an author from the United States. It can be any genre as long as the author is from the United States. You choose the book (up to $15), and I'll order it and have it mailed to you from Book Depository . The contest ends on Thursday, July 5th at midnight Eastern Time. The winner will be notified by e-mail. If they do not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn. Happy 4th of July! I hope you have a safe and fun holiday! Enter here: a Rafflecopter giveaway Now check out all of the other giveaways you can enter at the links below!

Freedom Giveaway Hop

Simply Stacie and I Am A Reader, Not A Writer are hosting the Freedom Giveaway Hop in honor of Independence Day in the United States, and I've decided to participate. To stick with the theme of Independence Day: I'm giving away a book of your choice that is written by an author from the United States. It can be any genre as long as the author is from the United States. You choose the book (up to $15), and I'll order it and have it mailed to you from the vendor of my choice. To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment below telling me your favorite U.S. author (this doesn't have to be the author of the book you choose if you're the winner). Include your email address so I can contact you if you win. This giveaway is open to U.S. and Canadian mailing addresses only. I've decided to open this up to international entries as long as Book Depository ships to your address. For extra entries: Leave a separate comment if you follow My Book Retre

Leap into Books Giveaway Hop!

This week, I'm participating in the Leap into Books Giveaway Hop hosted by I'm a Reader, Not a Writer . I'm giving away a book of your choice  up to $10 from Book Depository. It's that simple. Just visit  Book Depository and choose any book that is selling for $10 or less. This giveaway is open to international entries as long as Book Depository ships to your address ( click here to check ). The contest ends on Monday, March 5, 2012, at midnight Eastern Time. The winner will be picked using Random.org and notified by e-mail. If they do not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn. To enter, just leave a comment telling me what book you want to win. Check out all the other participants in the giveaway hop!