It's Monday! It's been two weeks since my last update. So much for my commitment to participate in this meme every week this year! I have to say I'm just not as motivated to write anymore. I have so many reviews outstanding but I just never feel like getting on my computer in the evenings and writing reviews. I need to snap out of it! I had a great couple of weeks, topped off by a 5 mile hike with Carter on Sunday while my husband and daughter went horseback riding with their Y Guides tribe. We went to a local park and hiked 5 miles. It was mostly due to my book selection for the week, which you can read about down below.
Blog posts and reviews
That's it. I really need to find something to motivate me to write!!
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. I'm heading to book club tomorrow to discuss this book and I'm looking forward to it. After that, I read A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson. Now I'm starting Maisie Dobbs by Jacueline Winspear. I'm glad I read the two nonfiction books but am looking forward to losing myself in some fiction!
What my kids are readingM, who is in 3rd grade, is halfway done with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling. We enjoyed watching the sixth movie last week and are looking forward to watching the last two soon! Then I will be looking for new books for her to read.
Carter, who is in 6th grade, is reading The People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau. He liked the first book in the series, so he is continuing with it.
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!