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Weekly Reading Recap


Hi! I'm so sorry I haven't been around in a few weeks. That was a very impromptu break from blogging! I have been traveling for both pleasure and work, and busy with the kids' end-of-year things, so I just haven't gotten online to blog! I have been busy reading, though!

Since my last update, I've read A Lovely Indecent Departure by Steven Lee Gilbert and Under Oath by Margaret McLean. I will have my review for A Lovely Indecent Departure up within the next day or two, I promise! I also owe a review for Clout: The Art and Science of Influential Web Content by Colleen Jones, which I read several weeks ago.

My son has finished Darth Paper Strikes Back by Tom Angleberger and has been reading Magyk by Angie Sage, the first in her Septimus Heap series. I'm out of town so not sure if he's finished that one, but I would expect he must be pretty close by now. He's enjoying both of those series.

Currently Reading
I'm now reading my June book club selection, Replay by Ken Grimwood.

Up Next
Next, I may read The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc by Nancy Goldstone. I have it from NetGalley and it's expiring very soon. I just haven't decided if I'm in the mood for it or not. After that, I'll be reading Angel's Tip by Alafaire Burke for a TLC review.

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.

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  1. I've been busy with life, too. It seems like it has been forever since I've actually written a post that wasn't a meme!

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  2. Hi Julie. It's nice to see you again. :)

    I finished The Only Alien on the Planet last week (not about aliens). I also finished And Then There Were None. Now I'm reading Dewey. I love summer = more reading time.

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