Monday, May 12, 2014

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? - 5/12/14



   
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I hope you had a great reading week.  
 
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This is a weekly meme run by Book Journey!
 

Post the books completed last week, the books you are currently reading, and the books you hope to finish this week. 

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Giveaway of THE ACCIDENTAL BOOK CLUB by Jennifer Scott.

Enter here until May 18.


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Giveaway courtesy of Christopher Smith of Penguin Group

USA ONLY

Enter here 

Contest ends May 19

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Books Completed Last Week:

CHATEAU OF SECRETS by Melanie Dobson


I really enjoyed this book.  

Review is in the book's title.

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THAT NIGHT by Chevy Stevens


It took until page 200 to get interesting, but not bad.  

Not like her other books, but to me her main focus was making bullying awareness more out in the open which it should be.

Review won't be on my blog until June 16, but you can see my review on Goodreads.


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Book Currently Reading: 

A LONG TIME GONE by Karen White

 I loved her other books.




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Books Up Next:


EMPIRE GIRLS by Suzanne Hayes & Loretta Nyhan

Looks good, doesn't it?
DELICIOUS by Ruth Reichl 



WOMAN OF ILL FAME by Erika Mailman



THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS by Elizabeth Gilbert



PERFECT by Rachel Joyce


UNDER THE WIDE AND STARRY SKY by Nancy Horan


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The books below are not necessarily in the order I have planned to read them.  

I normally read in order of publication or tour date.

And....these are not for reading in the upcoming week.  They are books into and including all of 2014.

The "list" is a means of keeping me organized.  A visual display helps a lot for organization along with my Excel lists.  :)




 











16 comments:

Teddyree said...

Love the cover of Chateau of Secrets, glad you enjoyed it. A Long Time Gone sounds good, another gorgeous cover too.
Have a great week and happy reading :)

Elizabeth said...

THANKS for stopping, Teddyree.

Chateau of Secrets was very good.

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

I'm very interested in Delicious. There's just something about foodie stories....

Here's my It's Monday!

Kathy Martin said...

Nice looking bunch of books. That Night is on my review stack too. Come see my Monday Report. Have a great week!

Mystica said...

I dont know which book to gaze at first. The Chevy Stevens, the White so much of choice and Chateau of Secrets also looks so good.

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

You have many lovely books to read! Enjoy....

I loved That Night. Have a great week.

Irene said...

Empire girls looks really interesting, love the cover.

Catherine BookClubLibrarian said...

You've got some great books, Elizabeth. I'm adding Chateau of Secrets, A Long Time Gone, and Empire Girls to my wish list.

My recap: http://www.bookclublibrarian.com/2014/05/weekly-book-recap-66.html#disqus_thread

Nise' said...

Definitely looking forward to Karen White's books. Have a great week of reading.

Elizabeth said...

I love foodie stories too.

Thanks for stopping, Deb.

Elizabeth said...

I will be interested in what you think of THAT NIGHT.

It is a bit scary and addresses bullying.

THANKS for stopping, Kathy.

Elizabeth said...

You are so right, Mystica.

It was difficult to choose.

THANKS for stopping.

Elizabeth said...

I read your review on Goodreads, Laurel.

I didn't like it until the end. I didn't like the beginning with all the high school drama. :)

THANKS for stopping.

Elizabeth said...

I thought Empire Girls looked quite interesting as well.

THANKS for stopping, Irene.

Elizabeth said...

Chateau of Secrets of awesome.

I started Karen White's book...very good already.

Empire Girls sounds very good.

THANKS for stopping, Catherine.

Elizabeth said...

I love Karen White's books.

THANKS for stopping, Nise.