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Weekly Reading Recap

I hope you've all had a good week. Ours has been busy with Halloween, school conference and field trip, and various other family activities. I have had very little time for reading, and once again, didn't finish much.

I did finish reading Election! A Kid's Guide to Picking Our President by Dan Gutman, and I posted the review for that one.

That's about it.

My son finished the Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage. He was home sick on Thursday and spent most of the day reading, so that helped! I stopped at the library and got him The Maze of Bones, the first book in the 39 Clues series, and he started that last night. I'm hoping he enjoys that series. I didn't realize that each book is written by a different author.

Currently Reading
I'm still reading The Mongol Objective by David Sakmyster. But I put it aside so I can read a book I have for a book tour this week: Thirty Days with My Father: Finding Peace with Wartime PTSD by Christal Presley.

Up Next
When I finish those two, I plan to move on to Heroes and Lovers by Wayne Zurl.

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.


  1. The Septimus Heap and 39 Clues series are books I have been planning to read as well before my son starts them..or at least with him..

    1. I've been considering reading the 39 Clues series with my son but I can barely keep up with all the adult books I have to read!

  2. I also get books for my kids from the library! They are reluctant to go themselves, but when I push a book in their hands, they'll read. They haven't read the books you mention. I'll see if my library has them.

    Have a good week!

    1. We get most of their books from the library. It's just easier that way!

  3. None of us has read the 39 Clues series yet - when it came out, my oldest son (the avid reader) had sort of outgrown most middle-grade books. I've heard good things about it, though. Did you know that there is stuff on the internet that goes along with it? And trading cards, too, which you probably didn't get with the library version. But I think the idea was that kids try to solve some of the puzzles and mysteries themselves using the web and the cards. You might want to check out the website:

    Hope you all enjoy your books this week!


    Great Books for Kids and Teens

    Book By Book

    1. I had heard about the cards and other things that go with the 39 Clues books. I got him the first book from the library but if he likes it, I may buy the series so we have the cards too. I figure M will read them eventually as well.

  4. You were a busy bee, that happens. Sadly, it gets in the way of reading sometimes! ;)

    1. Yes, it seems like we've been a lot more busy lately. All good stuff, though, so I guess it's worth missing out on some reading.


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