Thanks for stopping by! I hope you had a nice week. Work has been very busy but I got a lot of time for reading in the evenings, which was nice.
I have a giveaway running for a few more days. If you enjoy memoirs, check it out! It's a memoir written by Nelson Mandela's personal assistant, Zelda la Grange, called Good Morning, Mr. Mandela. I haven't read it yet, but it certainly sounds interesting. There aren't many entries yet, so check it out and enter today!
Last week, I managed to write one review (I was hoping to write two). The one I completed is for The Curtain Call Caper by Christy Barritt and Kathy Applebee. It's a fun middle-grade detective novel.
I finished reading Identity Crisis, a detective novel by Jean Hackensmith. That review will be up next week for the book tour.
Now I'm about halfway through Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. I'm really enjoying it and am disappointed I won't make it to my July book club discussion about it.
Next up, I think I'll read a couple children's books I have for review, and I hope to start The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession by Charlie Lovett.
I haven't updated about the kids recently. C has done a lot of reading this summer. I often find him rereading books from his shelf, but he has also gotten a few new books. Most recently, he read the first two books in The Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer. He loved them and wants to read the next in the series, so we'll likely get that soon.
M isn't such a voracious reader. She did finish a Junie B. Jones book that she had been reading, and she's about halfway through the Frozen Junior Novel. Last night, I started reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone to her. She has seen the movie, but hasn't read the book. I must admit that I haven't either, so I'm hoping we make it through the whole thing and maybe move on to the next one this summer.
What are you reading this week? It's Monday! is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey, so hop over there if you'd like to see what others are reading too. You can also check out the younger version of It's Monday!