Once again, it's been a while since I wrote anything here. But I have been keeping up with the reading and keeping very busy with work and kids home on summer vacation. Due to some medical issues, we've been spending a lot of time at home this month, so there have been plenty of movies, board games and jigsaw puzzles going on in this house. It's actually been fun spending time as a family on these activities ~ and reading, of course.
What I'm readingSince my last update, I've read two books.
Now I am reading Summer House by Nancy Thayer, a nice, easy summer read.
What I'm writingOnce again, I haven't published anything recently, and while I mentioned that I was going to join the Sit Down and Write write-a-thon, clearly that didn't help motivate me to write! I did write one review recently, but won't be publishing it for another month to coincide with the book release. I do have a guest review coming up in the next day or two from my friend Kelly at Chubs Lived Here. She reviewed War of the Roses: Bloodline by Conn Iggulden, so be sure to stop by and read her review on the weekend.
What my kids are readingM, who is a rising 4th grader, finished The BFG by Roald Dahl. She then received The Land of Stories: An Author's Journey by Chris Colfer the day it was released and immediately read right through it, as did her brother. Now she is reading Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beatty.
Carter, who is a rising 7th grader, got two books at a recent trip to Barnes and Noble and has already read both. The first was The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan, and the second was The Six by Mark Alpert. He has already asked to read the second book in the Alpert series. I'm considering reading that one myself.
Book links in this post are Amazon Affiliate links. 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!